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Thomas Truley Temple, 87

Died Monday, Feb. 22, 1993, at his residence in Baton Rouge. He was 87 and a Franklin County, Miss. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Visiting at Brown Funeral Home, Gloster, Miss., 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, and 9 a.m. until religious services at 1 p.m. Wednesday, conducted by the Rev. Cliff French. Burial in Roseland Cemetery, Gloster, Miss.

Survived by a son, Odell Temple, Baton Rouge; a daughter, Tennie Murray, Gloster, Miss.; six sisters, Ida Mae Murray, Meadville, Miss., Willenna Hall, Natchez, Miss., Lucille Abbott, Reno, Nev., Velma Hancock, Zachary, Gladys Hall, Natchez, Miss., and Delores Ratliff, Summit, Miss.; four brothers, Marzette Temple, Prairieville, Willie Temple Jr., Medford, Ore., Floyd Temple, Bellview, Fla., and Lavon Temple, Meadville, Miss.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by wife, Ernestine Temple; and parents, Thomas Willie and Tennie Cothern Temple.

[The Advocate, Baton Rouge, LA, Tue, February 23, 1993]

[courtesy of "Mike & Kay"]

Grave markers for Thomas T. and Ernestine Truly in Roseland Cemetery, Gloster (Amite county), Mississippi.

Thomas  married Ernestine  McAllisterin Franklin County, MS on 5 November 1928.

Thomas registered for the draft in Woodville, MS on 16 October 1940 and was inducted into the Army at Camp Shelby, MS on 31 December 1943.

Pfc Temple was transferred from the 504th PIR to Company I, 508th PIR on 3 October 1945.