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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

DEATHS

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 Fairview Cemetery.

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 children:

child+1963 i. James William Wyche.
child+1964 ii. Freda Jo Ann Wyche.