Earl Lafayette Houston, Sr.

Male 1915 - 1995  (79 years)


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  • Name Earl Lafayette Houston 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 6 May 1915  Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Mar 1995  Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 22 Mar 1995  Forest Park Cemetery East - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2256  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2017 

    Father Isaac Newton Houston,   b. 23 Jul 1877, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1955, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Cora Belle Dance,   b. 7 Feb 1875, West Columbia, Brazoria County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1935, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1904  Linden, Cass County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F870  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family V.B. Reily 
    Children 
     1. E.L. Houston, Jr.
    +2. S.R. Houston
    +3. S.N. Houston
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    1920 Lazarus and Fannie Houston Family
    1920 Lazarus and Fannie Houston Family
    First row: Fannie Elizabeth Houston, Newell Osteen Pugh, Earl Lafayette Houston, Lester Ennis Houston, Elezebeth Houston, Frances Nevel Houston, Ottis G. Houston, Frances Houston, Vernia Margaret Pugh, Margaret Elsie Houston, Stephen Bannerman Pugh Jr.

    Middle Row: Lilly Ruth Houston, Artie Braswell Houston, Van Lazarus Houston, Dr. William Martin Houston, Frances Viola Campbell Houston, Ruth Evelyn Houston, Lazarus Lafayette "Lat" Houston, Mary Eleanor Houston, Frances Eloise "Smokie" Houston

    Back Row: Lonnie Nevel Houston, Cora Dance Houston, Isaac Newton Houston, Hattie Hollis Houston, Vester Edgar Houston, Grace Houston Pugh, Lucille Houston Maurer, Fannie Lou Houston, Gilbert Orren Houston, Ada Verlie Houston, Sybil Garnett Houston, William Aubrey Houston, Lonnie Gordon Houston
    Earl Houston - 1932 C.E. Byrd High School Yearbook of Shreveport, Louisiana
    Earl Houston - 1932 C.E. Byrd High School Yearbook of Shreveport, Louisiana
    Earl Lafayette Houston
    Earl Lafayette Houston
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    Earl Lafayette Houston, Sr.
    Earl Lafayette Houston, Sr.
    Obituary picture

    Documents
    U.S. World War II Draft Registration Card - Earl Lafayette Houston
    U.S. World War II Draft Registration Card - Earl Lafayette Houston
    Name: Earl Layafette Houston [Earl Lafayette Houston]
    Gender: Male
    Relationship: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: 6 May 1915
    Birth Place: Shreveport, Caddo, La.
    Age: 25
    Residence: 3657 Greenway Pl., Shreveport, Caddo, La.
    Employer: Mr. Isaac Newton Houston, Central Wholesale Co.
    Place of Employment: 1527 Southern Ave., Shreveport, Caddo, La.
    Registration Year: 1940-1945
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Obituary of Earl Lafayette Houston, Sr.
    Obituary of Earl Lafayette Houston, Sr.
    Published in The Shreveport Times on March 22, 1995

    Headstones
    Headstone of Earl Lafayette Houston
    Headstone of Earl Lafayette Houston
    Forest Park Cemetery East - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      SHREVEPORT, LA - Mr. Earl L. Houston, Sr. died at home suddenly on March 20, 1995. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 22 at First Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Robert Guffey, Jr., assisted by Newell O. Pugh.

      He was born in Shreveport, LA on May 6, 1915 and was preceded in death by his parents, Isaac Newton and Cora Dance Houston. He attended Byrd High School and Louisiana State University where he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He served in the 379th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross as the pilot of a B-17.

      An avid golfer, he was a charter member of the East Ridge County Club and Southern Trace County Club and presently a member of Shreveport County Club. He was a member of the Triple Triangle Sunday School and a deacon of First Baptist Church.

      He is survived by his wife, Virginia Reily and two sons, Earl L. Houston, Jr. and his wife, Susan Beauchamp Houston of Washington, D.C. and St. Thomas, U.S.V.I and Shelby N. Houston and his wife, Garen McGregor Houston of Shreveport; and a daughter, Susan H. Carranza and her husband, Elihu of Ocean Springs, MS; three grandchildren, Gennan M. Houston, Robin S. Houston and Joel Carranza; two sisters, Mrs. Johnnie Moore (Frances Houston Moore) of Shreveport, LA and Mrs. Carl Maurer (Lucile Houston Maurer) of Estes Park, CO.

      Pallbearers will be Mason Jackson, Jr., Floyd L. Norton, Edward H. Railsback, John B. Greer, Jr., Charles B. Foster, General Gabe Disoway, Guido M. Pickett, W. Thomas Crowe, Hugh M. Stephens, Sidney G. Myers, William E. Fitzgerald, John D. Wheeless and E. Michael Harter, III.

      Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Triple Triangle Sunday School Class, deacons of the First Baptist Church and employees of Allen Millworks.

      The family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church and the charity of their choice.

      (Published in The Shreveport Times on March 22, 1995)