Funeral services, conducted under the direction of the Trewitt Funeral Home, were held at the Graham Street Church of Christ here Wednesday afternoon, June 30 at 3:30 o'clock for L.F. Canterbury, 77, who died at his home here Monday afternoon, June 28 at 12:30 o'clock. He had been in ill health for the last ten years.
Max R. Crumley, minister of the Graham Street Church of Christ, assisted by Minister C.D. Nichols, officiated at the services.
Pallbearers were Henry Williams, W.H. Young, Wade Holley, Charles Walker, Collin B. Jones and Elmo White.
Following the rites here, the body was taken to Lingleville for burial in the East End cemetery. Trewitt Funeral Home directed arrangements at the church and last rites at the gravesite in the cemetery.
Lewis Franklin Canterbury was born June 7, 1866 in Tennessee. Coming to Texas at the age of 17 years he had lived for several years near Clarksville. He was married in Durant, Okla., in 1887 to Miss Elvie Poole, and for several years after their marriage they made their home in Oklahoma. They were the parents of seven children. His wife died at their home in Oklahoma in 1907.
Mr. Canterbury was married in May 1921 to Miss Vina Faubus at Wichita Falls, Texas, and they later lived at Breckenridge. He and his wife moved to Stephenville about six months ago. He was a member of the Church of Christ, his membership having been with the Graham Street Church of Christ since he came to Stephenville.
Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. L.F. Canterbury, Stephenville, three daughters, Mrs. Pearl Tyra, San Antonio; Mrs. Addie Pannell, Sayre, Okla; Mrs. Lillie Bridges, Breckenridge; one son, Claude Canterbury, Strathmore, Calif.; fourteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
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