Lonnie Houston

Male 1879 - 1954  (74 years)


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  • Name Lonnie Houston 
    Born 13 Jul 1879  Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 1954  Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Jul 1954  Forest Park Cemetery East - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I42  Cody LeBlanc's Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 May 2019 

    Father Lazarus Lafayette Houston,   b. 21 May 1847, Cuthbert, Randolph County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1931, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Frances Viola Campbell,   b. 1 Sep 1854, Rocky Mount, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1931, Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1871  Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ada Lillian Bumgardner,   b. 2 Sep 1884, Benton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1920, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1903  Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alwilda Viola Houston,   b. 6 Jun 1904, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1906, Benton, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +2. Ada Verlie Houston,   b. 6 Jul 1906, Elliott, Ouachita County, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1970, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +3. Sybil Garnett Houston,   b. 21 Mar 1908, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1982, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Lonnie Gordon Houston,   b. 2 Feb 1912, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1993, Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Francis Nevel Houston,   b. 3 May 1914, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1939, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +6. Margaret Elsie Houston,   b. 14 Aug 1918, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 2013, College Station, Brazos County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eunice Ethel Smith,   b. 30 Apr 1906, York, Sumter County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1994, Longview, Gregg County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1928  Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lucy Ethel Houston,   b. 28 Jun 1929, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 2000, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Gladys Elaine Houston,   b. 16 Feb 1931, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 2001, Phelan, San Bernardino County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Carolyn Virginia Houston,   b. 2 Sep 1933, Longview, Gregg County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2017, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Esther Lavenia Houston,   b. 9 Sep 1935, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 2013, Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Twin Girl Houston,   b. 7 Oct 1941, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1941, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Twin Girl Houston,   b. 7 Oct 1941, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1941, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Lonnie Houston
    Lonnie Houston
    Taken in 1945 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

    (PHOTO BELONGS TO CODY LEBLANC. DO NOT USE OUTSIDE OF THIS SITE WITHOUT PERMISSION FROM THE OWNER)
    Ada Bumgardner Houston and Lonnie Houston with baby Viola Houston
    Ada Bumgardner Houston and Lonnie Houston with baby Viola Houston
    Taken in 1904.

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    Lonnie Houston's First Family
    Lonnie Houston's First Family
    Front row L to R: Ada Verlie Houston, Sybil Garnett Houston, and Margaret Elsie Houston.
    Back row L to R: Lonnie Gordon Houston, Lonnie Houston, and Francis Nevel Houston

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    Eunice Ethel Smith Houston and Lonnie Houston
    Eunice Ethel Smith Houston and Lonnie Houston
    Lonnie Houston
    Lonnie Houston
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    Lonnie Houston and Eunice Ethel Smith Wedding
    Lonnie Houston and Eunice Ethel Smith Wedding
    Lonnie Houston's Second Family
    Lonnie Houston's Second Family
    Lonnie Houston and his second wife Eunice Ethel Smith Houston with their 4 girls Lucy Ethel Houston, Gladys Elaine Houston, Carolyn Virginia Houston, and Esther Lavenia Houston.

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    Lonnie Houston and Eunice Ethel Smith Wedding
    Lonnie Houston and Eunice Ethel Smith Wedding
    Houston Siblings
    Houston Siblings
    Taken in 1948 at Isaac Newton Houston's House on Mansfield Road in Shreveport, Louisiana.

    Back Row: Vester Houston, Isaac Newton Houston, Lonnie Houston.
    Front Row: Lee Lazarus Houston, Ruth Houston Hodges, Grace Houston Pugh, Gertie Houston Cochran

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    Lonnie Houston's First Family
    Lonnie Houston's First Family
    Lonnie Houston and Ada Lillian Bumgardner Houston
    L to R: Ada Verlie Houston, Sybil Garnett Houston, Lonnie Gordon Houston, Francis Nevel Houston

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    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
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Houston Home in Sarepta, Louisiana
    Houston Home in Sarepta, Louisiana
    The house of Lazarus Lafayette Houston and Fannie Viola Campbell Houston in Sarepta, Louisiana where they raised all of their children.
    1900 Houston Family of Sarepta, Louisiana
    1900 Houston Family of Sarepta, Louisiana
    Taken at the home of Lazarus and Fannie Houston in Sarepta, Louisiana.

    Documents
    U.S. World War I Draft Card - Lonnie Houston
    U.S. World War I Draft Card - Lonnie Houston
    Name: Lonnie Houston
    City: Shreveport
    County: Caddo
    State: Louisiana
    Birth Date: 13 Jul 1879
    Race: White
    Marriage License for Lonnie Houston & Eunice Ethel Smith
    Marriage License for Lonnie Houston & Eunice Ethel Smith
    Name: Lonnie Houston
    Gender: White
    Race: Male
    Age: 49
    Birth Year: abt 1879
    Marriage Date: 14 Jul 1928
    Marriage Place: Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA
    Father: L.L. Houston
    Mother: Fannie Houston
    Spouse Gender: Female
    Spouse Race: White
    Spouse Age: 22
    Spouse Father: J.A. Smith
    Spouse Mother: M.L. Smith
    Event Type: Marriage
    Lonnie Houston and Ada Lillian Bumgardner Marriage Announcement
    Lonnie Houston and Ada Lillian Bumgardner Marriage Announcement
    Published in The Bossier Banner on September 10, 1903
    Obituary of Lonnie Houston
    Obituary of Lonnie Houston
    Published in The Shreveport Times on July 2, 1954
    Obituary of Lonnie Houston
    Obituary of Lonnie Houston
    Published in The Shreveport Times on July 1, 1954

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

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:

      Lonnie Houston Funeral Friday

      Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from Osborne's Funeral Chapel for Lonnie Houston, 73, 1860 De Soto St., who died in a local hospital early Wednesday following a long illness.

      Mr. Houston was a retired roofing contractor and had been a local resident for the past 30 years.

      He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Eunice Houston; seven daughters, Mrs. Sibyl Goodgion, Mrs. Margaret LeBlanc, Mrs. Lucy Perkins, Mrs. Carolyn Hermes and Mrs. Esther Beeman, all of Shreveport, Mrs. Verlie Fletcher, Houston, Tex., and Mrs. Elaine Robinette, Los Angeles, Calif.; one son, L. G. Houston, Montgomery, Ala.; three brothers, I. N. Houston, Vesta Houston, of Shreveport, and Lee Houston, of Sarepta; three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Hodges, of Shreveport, Mrs. Grace Pugh and Mrs. Gertie Cochran of Sarepta; and 13 grandchildren.

      Services will be conducted by the Rev. T. C. Pennell, pastor of Ingleside Baptist Church assisted by the assistant pastor, the Rev. Ted Corbett. Burial will be in Forest Park Cemetery.

      Pallbearers will be Earl Houston, Johnnie Moore, Carl Maurer, Frank Beeman, Otis Perkins and Wayne Hermes.

      (Published in The Shreveport Times on July 1, 1954)