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Descendants of William Fariss

Generation No. 7


21. VERNA LILLIAN7 FARISS (PEERY JONES6, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 10 Apr 1913 in AR, and died 2002 in San Antonio, TX. She married BENNETT EDWARDS TODD 01 Jun 1935. He was born 26 Sep 1914 in Abilene, TX.
     
Children of V
ERNA FARISS and BENNETT TODD are:
43. i.   BENNETT EDWARDS8 TODD II, b. 30 Mar 1936, Abilene, TX; d. 1985.
44. ii.   BEVERLY TODD, b. 11 Apr 1937, Abilene, TX.


22. SARA7 FARISS (PEERY JONES6, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 04 Jan 1923 in Wilson, OK. She married JIMMIE SHAW HARGRAVES 30 Jun 1944. He was born 26 Aug 1927 in Sweetwater, TX, and died 20 Feb 1989.
     
Children of S
ARA FARISS and JIMMIE HARGRAVES are:
45. i.   CYNTHIA ANN8 HARGRAVES, b. 26 Mar 1946, San Angelo, TX.
46. ii.   CHERIDAN LEE HARGRAVES, b. 21 May 1949, San Angelo, TX.
47. iii.   GAYLE HARGRAVES, b. 02 Aug 1950, San Angelo, TX; d. 21 Feb 1987, Odessa, TX.
  iv.   CRYSTAL HARGRAVES, b. 14 Aug 1956, San Angelo, TX; m. (1) GREG HULLING; m. (2) DANNY WILLS.


23. HAROLD LLOYD7 FARISS (PEERY JONES6, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 05 Mar 1924 in Wilson, OK Carter Co, and died 30 May 1983 in Forest Grove, Oregon. He married WANDA CANNON 03 May 1953 in Reno, NV, daughter of ROBERT CANNON and WANDA WILSON. She was born 21 Apr 1929 in Cody, WY.

Notes for H
AROLD LLOYD FARISS:
Burial - Mountain View Cemetery - Scholls, OR

Notes for W
ANDA CANNON:
Wanda was married before marrying Harold and even though the children were never legally adopted by Harold, they were given the Fariss name and treated as his own children by him and all of his family.
     
Children of H
AROLD FARISS and WANDA CANNON are:
48. i.   MARIANNE8 FARISS, b. 16 Jan 1955, Eugene, Lane Co. OR; d. 13 Oct 1999, Gaston, OR - burial same.
49. ii.   ROBBIN KAY FARISS, b. 12 Jul 1957, Portland, Multnomah Co. OR.
50. iii.   DENNIS LEE FARISS, b. 21 Jan 1965, Portland, Multnomah Co. OR.


24. THELMA7 FARISS (PEERY JONES6, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 25 Dec 1926 in Dillard, OK. She married (1) IRA EUGENE GROUNDS 23 Aug 1947. He was born 22 Feb 1922 in Talpa, TX, and died 09 Oct 1957 in Montgomery, AL. She married (2) ROBERT M. BURTON 11 Jun 1966. He was born 14 Aug 1924 in Kansas.
     
Children of T
HELMA FARISS and IRA GROUNDS are:
51. i.   DAVID EUGENE8 GROUNDS, b. 28 Jul 1948, San Angelo, TX.
52. ii.   DENNIS J. GROUNDS, b. 10 Oct 1949, San Angelo, TX.
  iii.   JOY GROUNDS, b. 13 Oct 1950, San Angelo, TX; m. ALBERT "AL" J. LARMEY, 18 Feb 1984, Austin, TX; b. 04 Jun 1949, CA.


25. EMMA LEE "PICKLE"7 FARISS (PEERY JONES6, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 01 Dec 1929 in Dillard, OK. She married GERRALD EUGENE FINCH 14 Oct 1950 in San Angelo, TX, son of GERAL FINCH and MYRTLE TURNBULL. He was born 05 Apr 1925 in Roby, TX, and died 28 Mar 1992 in Pandale, TX.
     
Children of E
MMA FARISS and GERRALD FINCH are:
53. i.   MONTY LYNN8 FINCH, b. 22 Feb 1953, San Angelo, TX.
54. ii.   JANNA KAY FINCH, b. 20 May 1955, San Angelo, TX.
55. iii.   SHIRLEY ANN FINCH, b. 04 Oct 1961, McAllen, TX.


26. GLEN E.7 WEBB (JENNIE MARY6 FARISS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 18 Dec 1913, and died 22 Feb 2002 in San Angelo, TX - Tom Green Co. TX. She married CHARLES COOPER CHAPMAN 21 Dec 1933. He died 30 Oct 1984 in Tom Green Co. TX.
     
Child of G
LEN WEBB and CHARLES CHAPMAN is:
56. i.   CHARLES LIT8 CHAPMAN, b. 26 Jun 1949, Tom Green Co. TX.


27. MARY MAGDALEN7 WEBB (JENNIE MARY6 FARISS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) She married CURTIS MORGAN MARTIN.
     
Children of M
ARY WEBB and CURTIS MARTIN are:
57. i.   EDDIE CURTIS8 MARTIN, b. 04 Jun 1938, Tom Green Co. TX.
58. ii.   VIRGINIA MOZELLE MARTIN, b. 07 Aug 1935, Tom Green Co. TX.


28. JOHN TENNON WARE7 JR. (MACKIE MAGALINE6 FARISS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 05 Dec 1921 in Plaster Company Fisher Co. TX, and died 19 Dec 1953 in Japan, plane crash, Korean War. He married RUTH STRANSKY 1945.

Notes for J
OHN TENNON WARE JR.:
John Ware Jr. served in the Air Force in WWII and the Korean War and was part of a test crew who was testing B52 bombers in Japan. He was killed during a landing exercise when the plane cartwheeled Dec. 19, 1953. Bill Fariss escorted the body home. Bill became sick on the way home and was diagnosed with chronic hepatitis and was hospitalized for quite some time. John Ware Jr. is buried in the cemetery with his sister in Sweetwater, TX. Mackie's family was living in Rotan, TX at the time.
     
Children of J
OHN JR. and RUTH STRANSKY are:
  i.   DONNA JEAN8 WARE, b. Oct 1949, MA; m. FRED NORRIS.
  ii.   PEGGY ANN WARE, b. 19 Feb 1951, MA.
  iii.   SHERRY LYNN WARE, b. 21 Jan 1952, MA.


29. CHARLIE "TILL" FARISS7 WARE (MACKIE MAGALINE6 FARISS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 19 May 1924 in Plaster Company Fisher Co. TX. He married ODESSA JAUQUINE WEEMS 28 Aug 1946 in Lubbuck, TX. She was born 14 Feb 1927 in Kent Co., TX, and died 05 Jul 1983 in Lakeland, FL.
     
Children of C
HARLIE WARE and ODESSA WEEMS are:
59. i.   FLOYD GRANT "GRANT"8 WARE, b. 27 Dec 1949, Wichita Falls, TX.
60. ii.   LAURA FARISS WARE, b. 25 Sep 1962, Bartlesville, OK.
61. iii.   AILLEEN ODESSA WARE, b. 12 May 1964, Lakeland, FL.
62. iv.   GAYLE MORRIS WARE, b. 18 Jan 1966, Lakeland, FL.


30. MARY BETH7 WARE (MACKIE MAGALINE6 FARISS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 21 Feb 1935 in Sweetwater, TX. She married ROLAND DALE GRIDER 07 Nov 1954 in Hobbs, TX, son of RALPH GRIDER and IDA POLSTON. He was born 29 Jun 1934 in MO.
     
Children of M
ARY WARE and ROLAND GRIDER are:
63. i.   ROBERT DOUGLAS8 GRIDER, b. 04 May 1961, Odessa TX.
64. ii.   MACKIE ELIZABETH GRIDER, b. 11 Jun 1965, Odessa TX.


31. NOEL RAY7 HENKELL (FANNIE ROSE6 FARISS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 25 Dec 1918 in Hatch, New Mexico, and died 04 Aug 2000 in Odessa, TX. He married DOROTHY JACKSON in Ballinger, TX. She was born 20 Dec 1928 in Ballinger, and died 03 Dec 1976 in Odessa, TX.

Notes for N
OEL RAY HENKELL:
Fariss Wheels Volume 2 Winter 2000
Farewell to Ray

Ray Henkell passed away August 4, 2000 in Odessa, TX. He battled lung cancer for the last two years and fought emphysema for several years prior to that.
Ray was the eldest son born to Fannie Fariss Henkell and Gay Henkell in Hatch, New Mexico on Christmas day 1918.
During WWII he was in the National Guard. In 1943 he was held captive as a prisoner of war in Italy.
He grew up in Ballinger, TX where he met and married Dorothy Jackson.
They had three children: a daughter Sherry and two sons, Dennis and Terry. Dorothy died in 1976.
Ray was a contract painter by trade and an avid golfer. He won several trophies.
He was a member of the Moose lodge, Elks lodge and the V.F.W.
Ray loved to dance and did every chance he got, until his emphysema made it too difficult to breath on the dance floor.
     
Children of N
OEL HENKELL and DOROTHY JACKSON are:
  i.   DENNIS8 HENKELL, b. 27 Sep 1946, San Angelo, TX; m. NANCY LOU SHADLE, 15 Jul 1983, Hurst, TX; b. 01 Apr 1954, Ft. Worth, TX.
  ii.   SHERRY HENKELL, b. 09 Aug 1953, Odessa, TX.
65. iii.   TERRY HENKELL, b. 14 Jun 1956, Odessa, TX.


32. HENRY DELBERT7 HENKELL (FANNIE ROSE6 FARISS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (ECK)5, WILLIAM HOLMES4, THOMAS ISRAEL3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born 08 Mar 1925 in Nolan, TX, and died 03 Jan 2001 in Enid, OK (resided in Hennessey). He married (1) MARJORIE ANDERSON. She was born 04 Jun 1932. He married (2) ELIZABETH (BETTY) JUNE MCQUEEN Abt. 1948 in Ballinger, TX, daughter of DALTON MCQUEEN and EVA DAVIS. She was born 19 Jun 1933 in Ballinger, TX, and died Abt. 1961 in East TX, Maybe McCaney.

Notes for H
ENRY DELBERT HENKELL:
While the family lived in Ballinger, Henry managed a skating rink during his high school years. He graduated from Ballinger, TX high school class of 1942.

Henry served with Co. A, 1st Battalion, 5th Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Wounded Sept. 25, 1944. Fought in Peleliu, South Pacific.

Henry married, first, Betty McQueen, then Marjorie Anderson.
Betty died young and Fannie took care of Deborah.
Henry later married Margie and Deborah move in with them.
They had a child, Michael Andrew "Andy". Margie had two boys from a previous marriage that also lived with them.

Henry was a postal worker and lived in Hennessey during his second marriage and until his death in 2001. He died of acute coronary insufficiency in the Bass Hospital in Enid Oklahoma in Garfield Co.
     
Child of H
ENRY HENKELL and MARJORIE ANDERSON is:
  i.   MICHAEL ANDREW8 HENKELL.
     
Child of HENRY HENKELL and ELIZABETH MCQUEEN is:
66. ii.   DEBORAH GAY8 HENKELL, b. 20 Nov 1950, Odessa, TX.


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