William "Bill" Francis


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William "Bill" Francis Raulston

Jan 30 1929 - Oct 25 2005

“Bill”, age 76 went home to be with his Lord on October 25, 2005. Born on January 30, 1929 in Enid, OK. He was a 1947 graduate of Enid High School. He was a member of Garfield Lodge #501 in Enid and Flora Masonic Lodge #119 in Quitman, TX. He was a member of the Christian Church. He worked for newspapers in Enid, Wichita, KS and 34 years at The Dallas Morning News in Dallas, TX. He served in the Naval Reserve for 12 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milo Scott Raulston and Ida Fern Brockman Raulston; and sister, Wanda Lou Raulston. Survivors include his wife, Ann Raulston of Plano, TX; daughters, Jane Jones of Eugene, OR and Janice Brown of Grapevine, TX; sons, Michael Raulston of Henniker, NH and Bruce Raulston of Dallas, TX; step-daughter, Donna Jones of Plano, TX; six grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving is the mother of his children, Carrie Raulston. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday, October 28, 2005 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway North at Ridgeview Drive in Allen, TX. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 29, 2005 at Enid Cemetery, 212 West Willow, Enid, OK. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Alliance of East Texas, Inc., 3613 S. Broadway, Suite 401, Tyler, TX 75701.
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