Joyce Helen Cory

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R.H. "Dick"
Born April 7, 1918
San Mateo, California

He Loved His God, His Family,
His State and His Country

Joyce Helen
June 4, 1948

Marie Witte
Born May 4, 1923
Victoria, Texas

Devoted Daughter, Wife, Mother
Grandmother and Loyal Friend

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R.H. "Dick"
Attorney-at Law California and Texas 1947
World War II Master Sergeant
Infantry and Ordinance
Texas House of Representatives 1955 - 1971
Victoria and Calhoun Counties
Speaker Pro Tem - Chairman State
Affairs and Rules Committees
Outstanding Young Man of the Year
Victoria 1950
Outstanding Senior Citizen - Victoria 1970

Joyce Helen
Suffer the Little Children to
Come Unto Me and Forbid
Them Not; For Such is the
Kingdom of God.

Marie Witte
President of Legislative Wives Club
President of "Save the Children"
Outstanding Citizenship Award


Our Baby
Joyce Helen Cory
June 4, 1948
Full Name: Joyce Helen Cory
Location: Section:Patriots' Hill, Section 1 (A)
Row:J  Number:9
Reason for Eligibility: Infant Daughter of R. H. "Dick" and Marie Cory 
Birth Date: June 4, 1948 
Died: June 4, 1948 
Burial Date: June 22, 1995 

CORY, JOYCE HELEN (1948~1948) Joyce Helen Cory was born on June 4, 1948 in Victoria, Texas. She died the same day. She was originally buried at the Catholic Cemetery in Victoria, Texas. However, on May 11, 1993, Senate Concurrent Resoluation 61 provided for her reinterment in the Texas State Cemetery. She was buried at the Texas State Cemetery on June 22, 1995."

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