Beasel Tulia MarchbanksAugust 31, 1920 ~ November 22, 2017 (age 97)
B. T. Marchbanks, 97, of Alvarado, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Keene.
Funeral: 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 27th, Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home, 200 E Patton Ave. Alvarado. Reverend Weldon Coble, officiating.
Interment: Glenwood Cemetery, Alvarado. Pallbearers; Jimmy Reed, Steve Sims, Willie Fincher, William Fincher,
Greg Sims, Darrell Bowman, and Luke Sims
Visitation: 12 noon - 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 27th at the funeral home.
Beasel Tulia “B T” Marchbanks was born August 31, 1920 in Haskell, Texas to Vera Sue Ida Pearl Smith and Jasper Weeden Marchbanks. He married Margareet Martin April 6, 1946 after her passing in 1955 he then remarried to Susie Sims, they were married 57 years before her passing in 2012. He was a truck diver for Yellow Freight Trucking retiring in 1979. After retirement he started his own landscaping company. He was Past Master of the Masonic Lodge in Alvarado. B T was preceded in death by his 2 wives, 3 children, 1 brother, and 3 sisters.
B T is survived by, 4 children, Ernest Marchbanks of Midlothian, J D Marchbanks, Rose Mary Reed, Chuck Marchbanks, all of Alvarado; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sisters, Rose Tipton of Lipan, Laura Mae Freeman and husband Wayne of Abilene, and Leona Faye Wilson and husband Clarence of Stephenville.