Opal Mae Kirklin

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W. G. "Cotton"
Feb. 4, 1912
May 7, 1997

Opal Mae Layton
Jan. 9, 1913
Nov. 9, 1989

Christian, Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend

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W. G. "Cotton" Kirklin

He served in World War II
House of Representatives 1953 - 1957
Mental Health and Mental Retardation 1957 - 1977
Texas Health Facilities Commission 1983 - 1986
Full Name: Opal Mae Kirklin
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:V  Number:11
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Wiltz Gleason "Cotton" Kirklin 
Birth Date: January 9, 1913 
Died: November 9, 1989 
Burial Date: November 13, 1989 

KIRKLIN, OPAL MAE LAYTON (1913 ~ 1989). Opal Mae Layton Kirklin, wife of State Representative, Wiltz "Cotton" Kirklin, was born in McGregor, McLennan County, Texas on January 9, 1913. She attended school in Athens, Texas and was a graduate of Baylor University. She was a former resident of Odessa and lived in Austin since 1963.

Mrs. Kirklin passed away on Thursday, November 9, 1989, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery three days later.

Information taken from: obituary, Austin American-Statesman, Friday, November 10, 1989.

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