536. Viola Elizabeth East
was born on 13 Feb 1876 in Pond Springs, Williamson County, Texas.
(104) She died on 10 Jan 1964 in Austin,
Travis County, Texas.(878) She was buried
in Capitol Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Travis County, Texas.
From the Austin American, January 11, 1964:
MRS. VIOLA CLOER
Mrs. Viola Elizabeth Cloer, 87, of 1906 Kinney Avenue died at her home Friday
evening. She as a member of South Side Church of Christ, and had been a resident
of Austin for 35 years.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. C. E. Dye of Austin, Mrs. Ben Rosencran
of Llano, and Mrs. W. A. Burkett of Los Banos, Calif.; four sons, B. B. Cloer,
J. T. Cloer and Milton Cloer of Austin and J. D. Cloer of Granger, four sisters,
Mrs. Winnie Nelson of Austin, Mrs. Ollie Shepherd and Mrs. Ethel Hancock of San
Antonio and Mrs. Annie L. Vines of Eastland; three brothers, Leonard East and
Jasper East of Austin and Malcolm East of Katy; 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren
and a number of great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Wilke-Clay Funeral Home.
She was married to William Jonas Cloer (son of Andrew
Jackson Cloer and Nancy Frances Tackett) on 23 Jul 1896 in
Milam County, Texas. William Jonas Cloer was born
on 22 Jul 1876 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.
(879) He appeared on the census on 4 Jun 1900 in JP #6, Burnet County,
Texas.(880) He appeared on the census
on 25 Apr 1910 in JP #8, Comanche County, Texas.
(881) He appeared on the census on 12 Apr 1930 in Austin, Travis County,
Texas.(882) He died on 17 Oct 1961 in
Austin, Travis County, Texas.(883) He
was buried in Capitol Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Travis County, Texas.
From the Austin American, October 18, 1961, Page 2:
DEATHS AND FUNERALS
W. J. CLOER
W. J. Cloer, 85, died at his home, 1906 Kinney Avenue, Tuesday night. He was
a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his widow; three daughters, Mrs. Clifton Dye of Austin, Mrs.
Ben Rosencran of San Antonio and Mrs. W. A. Burkett of Los Banos, Calif.; four
sons, Barney Cloer, J. T. Cloer, and Milton Cloer of Austin, and J. D. Cloer
of Granger; sister, Mrs. Gene Nix of Canadian, and several grandchildren and
The body is at Wilke-Clay Funeral Home where arrangements are pending.
Viola Elizabeth East and William Jonas Cloer had the following children:
Barney Barnes Cloer.
Cecilia Bell Cloer.
John T. "J. T." Cloer Sr..
James DeWayne "J. D." Cloer.
Opal Cloer was born in 1909 in Lampasas County, Texas. She died in 1913
in Falls County, Texas.
Annis Marion Cloer.
Milton William Cloer.