Mary Bosworth233,241 was born about 1606 in Market, Bosworth, Leichester, ENGLAND.242 She immigrated in 1634.243 She died on 29 July 1687 at the age of 81 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Mary was buried on 29 July 1687 in Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts.244,245,246 alternate place of death Attleboro She has reference number Buck77. There are suggestions that the Bosworths were Quakers, which may explain William's early move to Rehoboth.

The Bosworthy Genealogy notes that Mary came on the ship Elizebeth Dorcas. The ship Elizabeth Dorcas left London for New England on 10 Apr 1634 "by John Winthrop" and sailed back and forth regularly between 1634 and 1639, but always from London. Parents: Edward Bosworth-Buck267 and Mary Unknown-Buck268.

Spouse: William Bucklin-Buck66. Mary Bosworth and William Bucklin were married about 1629 in ENGLAND.13 Children were: Joseph Bucklin Sr.-Buck99, Lydia Bucklin-Buck246, Benjamin Bucklin-Buck88.


Mary Bosworth184,185 was born on 18 April 1647 in Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.227,247 She was also known as Mercy.227,247 She died UNKNOWN. Mary has reference number Buck1719. Parents: Jonathan Bosworth-Buck270 and Elizabeth Bellamy-Buck1718.

Spouse: John Cobley-Buck2493. Mary Bosworth and John Cobley were married before 1674.248


Mary (Mollie) Bosworth was born in 1732.249 She died on 7 December 1819 at the age of 87 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.250 She has reference number Buck1243.

Spouse: John Walker-Buck1242. Mary (Mollie) Bosworth and John Walker were married about 1752.249 Children were: George Whitefield Walker Lieut-Buck1241.


Nathaniel Bosworth was born in 1619.251 He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck271. Parents: Edward Bosworth-Buck267 and Mary Unknown-Buck268.


Rebecca Bosworth was born in February 1639/40 in Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.252 She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck2495. Parents: Jonathan Bosworth-Buck270 and Elizabeth Bellamy-Buck1718.

Spouse: Nicholas Peck-Buck2746. Rebecca Bosworth and Nicholas Peck were married before 1660.253


Romana Clara Bottcher was born on 16 October 1913.254 She died on 28 November 1972 at the age of 59 in Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States.254 She was buried at Belvidere Cemetery in Belvidere, Boone, Illinois, United States.254 Romana has reference number Buck2622.

Spouse: Raymond Elmer Bucklin-Buck2616. Romana Clara Bottcher and Raymond Elmer Bucklin were married on 29 July 1933.254


Laura Bourne255,256,257,258,259,260 was born on 13 September 1809 in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States.256,257,259,260,261,262 She was Congregational Church on 1 January 1859 in Sudbury, Rutland, Vermont.259,262,263 She lived with daughter Louise in Sudbury, Rutland, Vermont in 1880.213,259 Laura died on 4 May 1891 at the age of 81.256,257,259,260,262,263 She was also known as Laura Browne.256,257,259,260,262,263 She has reference number Buck2049.

Spouse: Nathaniel Fuller Bucklin-Buck2048. Laura Bourne and Nathaniel Fuller Bucklin were married on 18 February 1830 in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States.259,263,264 Children were: Louisa Bucklin-Buck2050, Adaline Bucklin-Buck2051, Hollis Fuller Bucklin-Buck2052, Sarah E. Bucklin-Buck2113, Laura Bucklin-Buck2054, Nathaniel A Bucklin-Buck2055, Charles Bucklin-Buck2069, Frank Bucklin-Buck2070.


Benjamin Bowen was born on 17 October 1755. He lived in Newport, New York in 1812.265 He died UNKNOWN. Benjamin has reference number Buck3256. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Benjamin Bowen was born on 9 November 1762. He has reference number Buck3258. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Betsey Bowen was born on 4 May 1765. She has reference number Buck3260. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Charles Bowen was born UNKNOWN. He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck1725.

Spouse: Susannah Bucklin-Buck577. Susannah Bucklin and Charles Bowen were married on 11 June 1772 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay, British America.124,266 Married by Rev Ephraim Hyde


Ephraim Bowen Dr. was born on 3 October 1716.267 He died on 21 October 1812 at the age of 96 in Providence, Rhode Island.268,269 He was buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.45 Ephraim has reference number Buck3238.

Spouse: Mary Ferrner-Buck3239. Mary Ferrner and Ephraim Bowen Dr. were married on 9 February 1736/7.267 Children were: Jabez Bowen-Buck3236, Oliver Bowen Bowen-Buck3240, Mary Bowen-Buck3241.

Spouse: Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249. Lydia Mawney and Ephraim Bowen Dr. were married on 10 June 1746.267 Children were: William Bowen-Buck3252, Mary Bowen-Buck3253, Sarah Bowen-Buck3254, Lydia Bowen-Buck3255, Ephraim Bowen Col.-Buck3243, Benjamin Bowen-Buck3256, Pardon Bowen-Buck3257, Nancy June Bowen-Buck3259, Benjamin Bowen-Buck3258, Betsey Bowen-Buck3260, Frances Bowen-Buck3261.


Ephraim Bowen Col. was born on 29 August 1753 in Providence, Rhode Island.267 He is one of the persons in the raiding party that in 1772 attacked and burned the English Navy ship Gaspee. He served in the military Deputy General Quartermaster, US Army about 1776.270 Ephraim lived in Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island in 1799.271 He died on 2 September 1841 at the age of 88.272 He was buried in St. John's Cemetery, Benefit Street, Providence, Rhode Island.45 Ephraim has reference number Buck3243. There is a record of him, Wealthy landowner in Pawtuxet, Rhode Island .273 Ephraim's ancestry traces back to Richard BOWEN born 1580, Ilston, Glamorganshire, Wales, married (1)
bfr 1622, in Kettle Hill, Glamorganshire, WALES, Ann BOURNE, born 1586, Swansea, Glamorganshire, WALES, Homemaker, died 1644, Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, married (2) NOV 1648, in Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, Elizabeth
REY, born ca 1590, died 1675, Rehoboth, Bristol, MA. Richard died Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, Buried: 04 FEB 1674, Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, See http://www.ormsby.org/genie/Miscellaneous/Bowen.html. Thus it appears that Ehpraim Bowen and his companion Joseph Bucklin both had family with roots in Rehoboth from the 1640's.

Since the Bowens came from Swansea in Wales, it is logical to conclude that the Welsch Bowens and perhaps others were responsible for the name of the early town of Swansea, near Rehoboth. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.

Spouse: Sally Angell-Buck3246.

Spouse: Sarah Whipple-Buck3262.


Eugene Bucklin Bowen was born on 22 November 1855 in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay, British America.187,274 He lived in 3 Main St., Cheshire, Massachusetts in 1941.275 He died UNKNOWN. Eugene has reference number Buck1051. Parents: Henry Charles Bowen-Buck3176 and Susan Elizabeth Bucklin-Buck1591.


Frances Bowen was born on 29 May 1768. She has reference number Buck3261. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Henry Charles Bowen was born on 21 April 1832 in Pownal, Vermont, United States.187,274 He died on 27 May 1915 at the age of 83 in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.187,274,276 He has reference number Buck3176. Henry was buried at Cheshire Cemetery in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.187

Spouse: Susan Elizabeth Bucklin-Buck1591. Susan Elizabeth Bucklin and Henry Charles Bowen were married on 8 March 1855 in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.274,277,278 Children were: Eugene Bucklin Bowen-Buck1051, Julia A Bowen-Buck2546.


Ichabod Bowen was born on 20 August 1727.279 He died on 27 February 1826 at the age of 98. He has reference number Buck287.

Spouse: Mary Bucklin-Buck310. Mary Bucklin and Ichabod Bowen were married on 22 September 1757 in Coventry, Providence, Rhode Island, British America.280 Married by Mary's maternal Grandfather, Eld. Peter Worden.


Jabez Bowen was born on 13 June 1739.267 He was appointed Deputy Governor of in Rhode Island between 1778 and 1786 He died on 8 May 1815 at the age of 75 in Providence, Rhode Island.268 Jabez was buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.268,281 He was a Lawyer. He has reference number Buck3236. Jabez was appointed Chief Justice, Sup. Ct. of RO Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Mary Ferrner-Buck3239.

Spouse: Sarah Brown-Buck3237.


Julia A Bowen was born in October 1860 in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.282 She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck2546. Parents: Henry Charles Bowen-Buck3176 and Susan Elizabeth Bucklin-Buck1591.


Lydia Bowen was born on 3 January 1752. She has reference number Buck3255. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Mary Bowen was born in July 1744.267 She died on 23 August 1744 at the age of 0. She was buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island.45 Mary has reference number Buck3241. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Mary Ferrner-Buck3239.


Mary Bowen was born on 20 October 1748. She has reference number Buck3253. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Nancy Bowen was born UNKNOWN. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck722. Poss aka Anna

Spouse: Nehemiah Bucklin 2nd-Buck340. Nancy Bowen and Nehemiah Bucklin 2nd had marriage intentions recorded on 1 May 1772 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay, British America.283 They283 were married on 30 June 1772 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.283 BUCKLIN Nehemiah and Nancy Bowen, both of Rehoboth, married by Rev. Robert Rogerson June 30, 1772. Int May 1, 1772. Children were: Elizabeth Bucklin-Buck723, Anna Bucklin-Buck724, Benanuel Bucklin-Buck725, Nehemiah Bucklin , 3rd-Buck726, Edward Bucklin-Buck727, George Bucklin-Buck3340.


Nancy June Bowen was born on 9 June 1762. She has reference number Buck3259. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Oliver Bowen Bowen was born on 17 November 1742.267 She has reference number Buck3240. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Mary Ferrner-Buck3239.


Pardon Bowen was born on 16 March 1757. He has reference number Buck3257. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Priscilla Bowen was born UNKNOWN. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck1727.

Spouse: Nehemiah Bucklin-Buck573. Priscilla Bowen and Nehemiah Bucklin were married on 4 December 1766 in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay, British America.266,284


Rebeckah Bowen13,14 was born UNKNOWN. She died UNKNOWN. She has reference number Buck313.

Spouse: Benjamin Bucklin-Buck260. Rebeckah Bowen and Benjamin Bucklin were married on 19 March 1730.14,285 Children were: Squire Bucklin-Buck314, Sarah Bucklin-Buck315, William Bucklin-Buck316.


Richard Bowen , Jr.13,14 was born in 1632 in WALES.13,14 He died on 25 March 1723 at the age of 91.13,14 He has reference number Buck1938.

Spouse: Martha Allen-Buck113. Martha Allen and Richard Bowen , Jr. were married on 20 January 1689/90.13,14


Sarah Bowen was born on 26 July 1750. She has reference number Buck3254. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


William Bowen was born on 8 March 1746/7.267 He has reference number Buck3252. Parents: Ephraim Bowen Dr.-Buck3238 and Lydia Mawney-Buck3242; merged with Buck3249.


Chrissie Bowie286 was born on 10 December 1911 in Bloomfield, Davis, Iowa, United States.286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She graduated in 1929 in San Benito High School, San Benito, Texas.287 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
In 1932 she was a teacher in the Fred Booth Elementary School, San Benito, Texas.286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
Chrissie graduated in 1933 in Texas A & I University.286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She moved to in Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri in 1937286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She moved to in San Benito, Texas in 1945286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
On 21 May 1982 Chrissie Bucklin Day was declared by the San Benito CISD and the San Benito City Commission 286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
Chrissie retired in 1982 in Fred Booth Elementary School, San Benito, Texas.286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
In 1991 she was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy 286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
On 14 May 2006 the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the in First Presbyterian Church of San Benito, Texas286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She died on 2 July 2006 at the age of 94 in Harlingen, Cameron, Texas.286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
A memorial service for her was held on 5 July 2006 in First Presbyterian Church of San Benito, Texas.286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of the Texas State Teachers Association 286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
Chrissie was a president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter 286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She was a lifelong member of the in First Presbyterian Church of San Benito, Texas286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She was a member of the charter member and past president of the Scottish Society of South Texas and named Rose Queen. .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
Chrissie was a member of the 70 year memer of the PEO Sisterhood serving Chapter L as President .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She was a member of the charter member and past president of Chapter CW .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She was a member of the member and past director of the Pan American Round Table .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
Chrissie was a member of the member of the International Good Neighbor Commission .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She was a member of the member of the Valley Symphony Association .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She was a member of the member of the Community Concert Association .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
Chrissie was a member of the member of the Camille Playhouse .286 Chrissie Bowie Bucklin

SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.

Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.

Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.

She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.

On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.

The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.

She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.

She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.

Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.

Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.

A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.

There will be no graveside service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
She has reference number Buck2509. Her obituary as published in the Valley Morning Star newspaper in Harlingen, Texas reads thus:
SAN BENITO, TX. -Christine "Chrissie" Bowie Bucklin passed away early Sunday morning, July 2, 2006, after a lengthy illness.
Chrissie was born Christine Ferguson Bowie to Christine Ferguson Kerr and John Caldwell Bowie on December 10, 1911, in Bloomfield, Iowa. Her parents were Scottish immigrants who first settled in Iowa then moved to San Benito in 1916, as part of the Bowie Clan that were among the early settlers of San Benito. She attended San Benito schools graduating from high school in 1929. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Brownsville Junior College as it was known then and later graduated from Texas A&I University.
Teaching was her lifelong profession beginning in 1932, at Fred Booth Elementary School in San Benito. She taught there until her marriage to Edward I. "Red" Bucklin in 1936, after which she lived in Kansas City and St. Louis Missouri. Chrissie and Red returned to San Benito in 1945. She resumed her teaching career at Fred Booth School for the 1947-48 school year. In 1955, she went to Highland School as Head Teacher and then in 1957, returned to Fred Booth as Assistant Principal until her retirement in 1982, after 38 years of loyal and dedicated service to the San Benito School District. As a result of her service and the great respect the citizens of San Benito had for her, May 21, 1982, was officially declared "Chrissie Bucklin Day" by the San Benito C.I.S.D. and the San Benito City Commission.
She was very active in professional organizations. She was a member and past president of the local Chapter of Texas State Teachers Association, Parent Teachers Association, a member of the National Education Association and the America Association of University Women. She was president of the Alpha Mu chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional educational fraternity, and a member of the Zeta Rho Chapter.
She was a lifelong, dedicated member of the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito where she taught Sunday School for a record number of years not missing a Sunday unless she was out of county, state or country. She was also active in the Presbyterian Women of the Church and served as Ladies Circle Chairman many times.
On May 14, 2006, the dedication of the Chrissie B. Bucklin Board Room took place at the First Presbyterian Church.
The Board Room was originally her Sunday school room where she taught her "wee ones" (as she referred to the children in her classes) for many decades.
She was a charter member and Past President of the Scottish Society of South Texas to which she was named to one of its highest honors, Rose Queen. She was a 70-year member of The P.E.O. Sisterhood serving Chapter L as its President and was a Charter Member and Past President of Chapter CW. Chrissie was also a member and past Director of the Pan American Round Table, member of the International Good Neighbor Commission, the Valley Symphony Association, the Community Concert Association, and the Camille Playhouse. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Marine Military Academy in 1991.
She is survived by many cousins including Ann and Buster Stevenson of Brownsville, Patricia Bowie Davis and Catherine Bowie of Harlingen and Charles and Louise Bowie of Maryland.
Chrissie is also survived by many friends among whom are Billie and Marshall Storey now of Beeville and Lupita Abrego who was thought of as a "granddaughter."
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward I. "Red" Bucklin as well as her parents "Chris" and John Bowie, her sister Betty Bowie Smith and her nephew Jim Smith whom she and "Red" loved and raised as a son.
Donations may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito or to a charity of the donor's choice.
A Memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, July 5 at the First Presbyterian Church of San Benito. The Rev. Ed Robertson will officiate with the Rev. Dori Zubizaretta assisting.
There will be no graveside service.
Arrangements are under the direction of Henry Thomae Funeral Home. 701 N. Bowie San Benito. 399-9992
Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living.


Living (private).

Spouse: Living. Children were: Chrissie Bowie-Buck2509.


Living (private).

Spouse: Laura Louise Bucklin-Buck5006. Children were: Clarence Benjamin Bowling-Buck5018.


Clarence Benjamin Bowling was born on 9 February 1873 in Marcellus, Cass, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Marcellus, Cass, Michigan.288 Registered with the draft board. He has reference number Buck5018. Clarence died UNKNOWN. After his mother died in 1877, Clarence moved with his father to the home of Norton and Mary Bucklin. According to later census records, Clarence was married and moved to Detroit, Michigan. He was a brakeman with the Michigan Central Railroad. He registered on 12 September 1918 with the WWI draft board, and resided at that time at 572 Montclair Ave in Detroit. Parents: Living and Laura Louise Bucklin-Buck5006.


Catherine (Cassie) Boyd was born on 2 September 1876 in Illinios.289 She appeared in the census in 1900 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States.290 She appeared in the census in 1910 in Wessington Springs, Jerauld, South Dakota, United States.291 mother of 3 children, 2 living. Cassie died on 8 February 1945 at the age of 68 in Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States.289 She was buried at Hills of Rest Memorial Park in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States.289 She has reference number Buck3080.

Spouse: Elmer Norman Bucklin-Buck1330. Catherine (Cassie) Boyd and Elmer Norman Bucklin were married on 14 June 1899 in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States. Children were: Lucille Alice Bucklin-Buck3082, Mabel G Bucklin-Buck3085, Robert B Bucklin-Buck3086, Kenneth Elmer Bucklin-Buck3087.


Living (private).

Spouse: Thursy A Bucklin-Buck5004.


Living (private).

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


Peter Brackett was born UNKNOWN. He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck717.

Spouse: Elizabeth Bosworth-Buck718. Elizabeth Bosworth and Peter Brackett were married on 7 August 1661 in Braintree, Massachusetts.229


Abby H. Bradford189 was born in 1837.189 She died in 1911 at the age of 74.189 She was buried in North Burial Ground, Providence, Rhode Island.45,189 Abby has reference number Buck865.

Spouse: Living.


Ann Bragg was born about 1716.292 She died on 30 July 1750 at the age of 34.292 She was buried after 30 July 1750 in Old North Burial Ground in Bristol, Rhode Island.292 Ann has reference number Buck4527.

Spouse: Simeon Potter-Buck3855. Ann Bragg and Simeon Potter were married about 7 February 1740/1 in Bristol, Rhode Island.292


Caleb Brayton103,142 was born UNKNOWN. He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck290. Caleb was a prominent politician in RI. is political machine dominated RI politics for a long period. See article in 8 Apr 1931 Colliers Magazine. Note that in this generation there were three Bucklins that married three Braytons. It is at this time that Brayton became a common name for Bucklins. Parents: William Brayton-Buck972.

Spouse: Louisianna Bucklin-Buck2343. Louisianna Bucklin and Caleb Brayton were married on 27 July 1785 in Coventry, Kent County, Rhode Island.150,293,294 Married by Eld. Caleb Nichols. Children were: Waldo Brayton-Buck964, Cynthia Brayton-Buck969.


Cynthia Brayton was born on 16 August 1789 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States.150,295 She has reference number Buck969. Parents: Caleb Brayton-Buck290 and Louisianna Bucklin-Buck2343.


Elizabeth Brayton103,142 was born on 4 August 1752 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, British America. She emigrated in 1822 from Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States. She died in 1824 at the age of 72 in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States.296 Elizabeth has reference number Buck295. She was buried at Lewis Cary Land.297 South of Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Spouse: Benjamin Bucklin-Buck2338. Elizabeth Brayton and Benjamin Bucklin were married UNKNOWN in Coventry, Kent County, Rhode Island. Children were: Brayton Bucklin-Buck255, Warren Bucklin-Buck296, Albigence G (Alba) Bucklin-Buck297, Elizabeth Bucklin-Buck299, Mercy Bucklin-Buck300, Mary Bucklin-Buck298.


George William Brayton58,139 was born UNKNOWN. He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck3089. [Anderson0208.FTW]

Brayton: Married Martha Johnson in July 1897. Died 1946 Prescott, Ogemaw Co, MI. m. Martha Johnson b. Diana, NY. His parents were George William Brayton and Julia Tayler of Diana ~11/98

Spouse: Julia Tayler-Buck3090. Children were: Brayton Woodcock-Buck2384.


Mercy Brayton103,142,298 died on 24 April 1829.103,299 She was also known as Marcy or Lois.103,299 She was born UNKNOWN in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, British North America.103,300 possible dob is 12 Aug 1753 but it seems too early because of the birth dates of the later children. Mercy has reference number Buck1259. Parents: Thomas Brayton-Buck755 and Deliverance Knight-Buck756.

Spouse: William Bucklin-Buck845. Mercy Brayton and William Bucklin were married UNKNOWN. Children were: Sally Bucklin-Buck4113, Sarah Bucklin-Buck82, Francis Brayton Bucklin-Buck81, Daniel Waldo Bucklin-Buck4101, Joseph Bucklin-Buck84, Lucy Bucklin-Buck2347, George Rodney Bucklin-Buck86, William Bucklin-Buck1751, Polly Bucklin-Buck89.


Thomas Brayton was born on 21 July 1713 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, British America.301 He died on 15 April 1790 at the age of 76 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. He has reference number Buck2649.

Children were: William Brayton-Buck972, Thomas Brayton-Buck755.


Thomas Brayton was born on 17 February 1732/3 in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. He died UNKNOWN. He has reference number Buck755. Parents: Thomas Brayton-Buck2649.

Spouse: Deliverance Knight-Buck756. Deliverance Knight and Thomas Brayton were married on 13 April 1752 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, British America.302 Children were: Mercy Brayton-Buck1259.


Waldo Brayton was born on 16 June 1786 in Coventry, Kent, Rhode Island, United States.150,295 He has reference number Buck964. Parents: Caleb Brayton-Buck290 and Louisianna Bucklin-Buck2343.


Wales A. Brayton103 was also known as Wells A. Brayton.103 He was born UNKNOWN in Winfield, New York.103 He died UNKNOWN. Wales has reference number Buck1279. [MLBC-12-00.FTW]

Wales (Wells) A. Brayton of Winfield, NY.

Spouse: Esther Wakeman-Buck1278.