CLINE, William "Leonard"
- Born: 21 Apr 1907, Eastland, Eastland, Texas, USA
- Marriage (1): UNKNOWN, Johnnie Mae on 20 Dec 1941
- Died: 3 Jan 1973, Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, USA at age 65
- Buried: Taylor Cemetery, Near Gallatin, , Texas
Cause of his death was Apparent heart attack.
Find a Grave ID: 19182259.
Noted events in his life were:
- 25 Apr 1910 he appeared as Leonard, son, age 4, born in TX on the census in Hopewell, Smith County, TX Census. 1 Precinct 18
- 19 Jan 1920 he appeared as Leonard Clines, son, age 14, born in Texas on the census in Red Springs, Smith, Texas, USA. 2 District 102, Page 15, Sheet 8A,
Red Springs Road Dwelling 127 and Family 138
- 21 Apr 1930 he appeared as Leonard, age 24, renting, single, born in TX on the census in Ed 147-6 Limestone County, TX Pg 16.
- 3 Apr 1942, WW II Enlistment: William L. Cline, born 1906 in Texas, White citizen, , Cherokee County, Texas, USA. 3 4 Enlistment: Tyler, Texas;
Branch: Branch Immaterial- Warrant Officers, USA; Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law;
Education: Grammar school;
Civil Occupation: Attendants, Hospitals and Other Institutions, N.E.C.
Height: 68; Weight: 173
- Military: World War II with the Army Medical Corp
- He was employed. Rusk State Hospital for 38 years
- Jan 1973 Social Security Death Index: 5 Name: William Cline Last Residence: 75785 Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States of America Born: 21 Apr 1906 Died: Jan 1973 State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951 )
(Obituary says he was born 21 Apr 1907, which is correct?)
- 3 Jan 1973 Texas Death Index: 6 Name: William Cline Death Date: 3 Jan 1973 Death County: Cherokee Gender: Male Marital Status: Single
- On 4 Jan 1973 his obituary was published in the Newspaper. W.L. Cline Dies, Rites Set for Friday. William Leonard Cline, 65, Rt. 4, Rusk, was dead on arrival last Wednesday afternoon at Rusk Memorial Hospital following an apparent heart attack.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday in the Wallace Funeral Chapel with the Rev. U. van Sickle officiating. Burial will be in the Taylor Cemetery near Gallatin.
Mr. Cline was born April 21, 1907, at Eastland, but had lived in Rusk for 45 years. He served during World War II with the Army Medical Corp and had been employed At Rusk State Hospital for 38 years. He worked in the recreational department for some time and later was employed in the Maximum Security Unit, retiring in 1966. He was a member of the East Side Baptist Church.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Johnnie Mae Cline, Rusk; two sons, Carl Spurgers and Bill Spurgers, Rusk, two daughters, Mrs. Maurice Manning, Houston and Mrs. John Bryson, Temple; two brothers, Everett Cline, Houston, and Lester Cline, Rusk; four sisters, Mrs. Ida Hamilton, Dallas, Mrs. Jewel Gordon, Waco, Mrs. Oleta Russell, Houston, and Mrs. Claud Chisum, Rusk; ten grandchildren; and 20 great-granchildren.
Pallbearers will be Bruce Cumby, Wayne Burton, Buddy Beard, James Spurgers, Tommy Spurgers, and Max Owen.
(He had no children, these were Johnnie's children by a previous marriage)
- 3 Jan 1973. Death Certificate: 7 Name: William Leonard Cline
Death place: Route 4, Rusk, Cherokee, Texas
Race or color : White
Age at death: 65 years
Birth date: April 21, 1907
Birth place: Texas
Marital status: married
Father name: George Washington Cline
Mother name: Mary Ann Burton
Armed Services: WW II
Occupation: Maximum Security at Rusk State Hospital, Rusk, Cherokee, Texas
Residence: Route 4, Rusk, Cherokee County, Texas
Cemetery name: Taylor Cemetery, Cherokee County, Texas
Informant: Johnnie Cline (wife)
Burial date: January 5, 1973
Film number: 2242245 Digital GS number: 4167655
Image number: 2917 Reference number: 936
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
- Burial records-findagrave: William Leonard Cline, Taylor Cemetery, Gallatin, Cherokee, Texas. 8 by: Syble Cline Glasscock with obituary, tombstone photo by Jim Nelson
Record added: May 02, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 19182259
George Washington Cline (1871 - 1945)
Mary Anne Francis Burton Cline (1872 - 1963)
Johnnie M. Cline (1904 - 1983)*
George Lester Cline (1899 - 1975)*
Lydia Florence Cline (1903 - 1903)*
Lillie Belle Cline Chisum (1904 - 1977)*
William Leonard Cline (1907 - 1973)
Oleta Faye Cline Russell (1908 - 1994)*
Everett Franklin Cline (1911 - 1986)*
Jewel M Gordon (1914 - 1992)*
William married Johnnie Mae UNKNOWN on 20 Dec 1941. (Johnnie Mae UNKNOWN was born on 3 Apr 1903, died on 27 Nov 1984 in Smith County, Texas and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Gallatin, Cherokee, Texas.)