INEZ POUNDS BELKNAP, 89, a longtime resident
of Irving, TX passed away Feb. 12, 2008 in Temple,
TX. She was born Dec. 26, 1918 in Vera, TX, to
William G. & Virginia (Ragsdale) Pounds. She
attended Ranger High School in the Class of
1936 at Ranger, TX and married J.T. Belknap in
July of 1938.
She was preceded in death by son Jerry Belknap (RHS-
1959) and daughter Linda, parents W.G. and Virginia
Pounds, brothers Cecil, Leonard Pounds (RHS-1929),
W.G. Pounds (RHS-1939), and Joe Bob (RHS-1941),
sisters Roberta McNeely, Oleta Surles (RHS-1936),
and Billye Pounds Beskow (RHS-1944).
Inez is survived by her husband of 69 years, J.T.
Belknap (RHS-1930), son Jim Belknap and wife Pat
of Fort Worth, daughters Virginia Cowley (RHS-1957)
of Temple, Janice Odom & husband Jim of San Antonio,
and Judy Parker and husband Michael of Killeen.
Also survived by brother Adron T. Pounds (RHS-1932)
of Arlington, 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grand-