Felix De Lafosse
of Navarro County, Texas


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Cpl. Felix Delafosse, Bat. D. 132nd F.A., 36th Div., A.E.F., France.  Corsicana, Texas.
History of Texas World War Heroes


Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Navarro County, Texas




Felix DeLaFosse
Sep 13, 1893 - Aug 4, 1952

Felix DeLaFosse Rites Wednesday

Funeral services for Felix DeLaFosse, 58, who died at the family residence, 416 North Fourteenth street Monday night, were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday from the Corley Chapel.

The rites were conducted by Dr. Matthew H. Arnold, pastor of the Westminister Presbyterian church. Burial was in the Eureka cemetery.

A native of Emhouse, DeLaFosse had resided in Corsicana most of his life. He was a pipeline contractor for years and was chief deputy county clerk in the 1920s.

DeLaFosse was a veteran of World War I.

Surviving are his wife of Corsicana; a daughter, Mrs. Wayne Humphrey, Stamford; a granddaughter, Linda Carol Humphrey, Stamford; mother, Mrs. C. H. DeLaFosse, Corsicana; two sisters, Miss Clemmie DeLaFosse, Corsicana and Mrs. J. E. O’Dell, Shawnee, Okla.; five brothers, Floyd DeLaFosse, Houston; Roy DeLaFosse, Grapeland; George DeLaFosse, Albany; Elmer DeLaFosse, Abilene, and Charles DeLaFosse, Corsicana, and a number of other relatives.

Pallbearers were Randolph Jackson, Bob Campbell, James Lorimer, A. J. Whistler, George McClure, Dr. Dubart Miller, R. L. Childress, and J. C. Thomas.


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