1242. William Lawrence Wyche
was born on 19 Oct 1893 in Riesel, McLennan County, Texas. He died on 7
Feb 1976 in Midland, Midland County, Texas.(247)
He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Midland, Texas.
From the Midland Reporter Telegram, Midland, Texas
Monday, February 9th, 1976
Home Edition Volume 47, No. 276, p. 2a
Wyche rites held today
Services for William L. "Bill" Wyche, 82, were held today at the Newnie
W. Ellis Chapel. The Rev. Charles Lutrick, pastor of the First United Methodist
Church officiated, assisted by Dr. Howard Hollowell of Abilene. Burial was at
Wyche was born Oct. 19, 1893, in McLennan County. He moved to Midland in 1912.
He married Helen Thompson in Midland in 1922. He bought a ranch near Van Horn
in 1949, and lived there until his retirement in 1975, when he moved back to
Midland. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Midland Masonic
Lodge 632, where he was a 32nd degree Mason.
Survivors include the widow. Mrs. Helen Wyche: a son, Bill Wyche Jr. of Goldsmith;
a daughter, Mrs. Joan Sammons of San Angelo; four sisters, Mrs. Harry Jarrell
of Wilcox, Ariz., Mrs. Luther Crutchfield of Lovington, N.M., Mrs. Bill Dahl
of Las Lunas, N.M. and Mrs. C. E. Ainsworth of Myrtle Creek, Oregon: six grandchildren
and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Courtney Cowden, Frank Cowden Jr., Clarence Scharbauer Jr.,
H. G. Bedford Jr., Buster Cole and Shorty King, all of Midland.
He was married to Helen Corine Thompson (daughter of
William Henry Thompson and Margaret C. Williamson) on 1 Jul
1923 in Midland, Midland County, Texas. Helen Corine
Thompson was born on 28 Jan 1906 in Frederick, Tellman County, Oklahoma.
She died on 15 Jan 1995 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas.
(247) William Lawrence Wyche and Helen Corine Thompson had the following
James William Wyche.
Freda Jo Ann Wyche.