WILLIAM ODIS ELMORE, 86, died on Feb. 13, 2002, with
burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Mr. Elmore was born in Bell County to the late Jessie
and Mary Elza Elmore. He attended Ranger High School
in the Class of 1935. He moved to Abilene from Houston
in 1976. He was a retired truck driver, having worked
for Gerlach Oil Co. and Mayflower Transfer & Storage.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a member
of Calvary Baptist Church.
He was predeceased by his parents; seven sisters; two
brothers; & his wife, Virginia Getts Elmore (RHS-1931)
Survivors at the time of his death include his wife,
Minnie Isabell Elmore of Abilene; two sons, Bruce
Charles Elmore and William "Bill" Dean Elmore, both
of Ovalo; a stepson, Don Regeon of El Paso; a step-
daughter, June Hodgin of Abilene; four grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.