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William George Trenfield
William George Trenfield son of George James Trenfield and Mabel Frances Stephenson married Zada Lee DeBusk daughter of Henry L. DeBusk and Winnie Dewitt Guffey.
Saturday, March 20, 2004
William George Trenfield

On March 18, 2004, William George Trenfield (Bill) died in Harlingen. Born on May 9, 1924, in Follett, Texas, he lived in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas for the past 21 years. Before retiring there, he lived for 20 years in Muncie, Ind., where he was a professor of Secondary Education at Ball State University.

He earned his doctorate at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, where he lived for eight years. He was raised on a ranch in the northern Texas Panhandle near Follett. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Zada Lee Trenfield (Debusk). He is survived by all five of his children - Gail Joyner of Missoula, Mont., Kathy Raines and Doug Trenfield of Brownsville, Sandra Mink of Harlingen, and Susan Burk of North Vernon, Ind.

He is also survived by three of his siblings - Charles Trenfield of Tulsa, Okla., Frances Owens of Grapevine, and Virginia Brigham of Lubbock. And he is survived by nine grandchildren. His family will have a private ceremony on March 21. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to either Planned Parenthood of the Rio Grande Valley or to the Audubon Society. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thomae- Garza Funeral Directors, 395 S. Sam Houston Blvd., in San Benito, (956) 399-1331.
Picture from his Obituary in the Avalanche Journal