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Douglas Morgan Dennis1

b. 1 February 1934, d. 21 January 1993

Mother Geneva Alice Morrison2 b. 28 March 1913 or 29 March 1913, d. 28 April 1994
Father Morgan Jones Dennis2 b. 2 February 1910, d. 9 June 1989
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Family Mona R. Burts b. 1937
Children  1. Douglas Brent Dennis b. c 1965
  2. Eric Shawn Dennis b. c 1966

Birth* 1 February 1934  2,1 
Marriage* 7 September 1958  Channelview, Harris Co., TX, Principal=Mona R. Burts3,1 
SSN* 21 January 1993  Douglas M DENNIS
Birth Date: 1 Feb 1934
Death Date: 21 Jan 1993
Social Security Number: 466-48-4824
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Texas
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 76844
Localities: Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas
Death Benefit Localities
Zip Code: 76844
Localities: Goldthwaite, Mills, Texas2 
Death* 21 January 1993  Goldthwaite, Mills Co., TX2,1 
News/Obit* 8 February 1993  By: Sims     S.R. No. 151

In Memory
Dr. Douglas Morgan Dennis

     WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas joins with the
family and many friends of Dr. Douglas Morgan Dennis of Goldthwaite
in mourning the loss of this distinguished citizen and community
leader who died on January 21, 1993; and

     WHEREAS, Douglas Morgan Dennis was born on February 1, 1934,
in Dimmitt to Morgan and Geneva Dennis; he and Mona Burts were
married on September 7, 1958, in Channelview, Texas; and

     WHEREAS, Dr. Dennis attended Dimmitt public schools; he
was quarterback for his high school football team as well as a
member of his school's championship basketball team in his senior
year; in addition, he was valedictorian of the 1952 graduating
class at Dimmitt High School; and

     WHEREAS, Douglas Dennis graduated cum laude from
Baylor University in 1956 with a bachelor of science degree
in psychology; he graduated with honors from the Baylor University
School of Medicine in Houston in 1960; and

     WHEREAS, Dr. Dennis began his practice of medicine in
Wichita Falls before moving to Goldthwaite in 1970; and

     WHEREAS, This respected doctor's varied and notable
accomplishments contributed to the wealth and progress of his
community; he was a member of the Goldthwaite Independent School
District Board of Trustees for six years, serving as president and
vice president; and

     WHEREAS, He was an active supporter of the athletic program
and contributed countless hours of community service supporting
local programs; and

     WHEREAS, A man of great ability and unquestioned integrity,
Dr. Dennis will be remembered forever in the hearts of those with
whom he worked and lived; he will be greatly missed; now, therefore,
be it

     RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas,
73rd Legislature, hereby extend sincere condolences to the members
of his family: his wife, Mona; his sons, Captain Brent Dennis and
Lieutenant Eric Dennis; his mother, Geneva Alice Dennis; his brother,
Edgar M. Dennis; and his sister, Decimae Dennis; and, be
it further

     RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for the
members of his family as an expression of deepest sympathy from the
Texas Senate, and that when the Senate adjourns this day, it do so in
memory of Dr. Douglas Morgan Dennis.

President of the Senate

I hereby certify that the
above Resolution was adopted by
the Senate on February 8, 1993,
by a rising vote.

Secretary of the Senate

Member, Texas Senate

Last Edited 31 Mar 2011

  1. [S965] "Unknown short article title", 8 Feb 1993, in TX State Senate R151.
  2. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  3. [S436] Zaba Search, online

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