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THE PARIS NEWS, Dec. 12, 2003

Milow Clovis Hume, 86, of Cunningham died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003, at the Deport Nursing Home at which time Bright-Holland Funeral Home received him into their care. 

Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the funeral home chapel with Dr. Bryan Morgan of Bedford officiating. Military rites will follow in Restland Cemetery in Cunningham. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home. 

The son of Lesley and Bessie B. Galbreath Hume, he was born Oct. 28, 1916, in Cunningham. 

He graduated from high school and entered the U.S. Army on Jan. 22, 1942. He was captured by the Germans in North Africa and remained a prisoner of war until the end of World War II. For serving in campaigns in Central Europe, Algeria-French Morocco and Tunisia, he received three bronze service stars and the Good Conduct Medal. He was entitled to wear a European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre Campaign Ribbon and five Overseas Bars. He was proud to have served his country and his fellow man. Upon his return to Lamar County, he worked several years at B & W, was a farmer and rancher and raised a large vegetable garden which allowed him to give vegetables to his friends at Cunningham. This act of kindness and friendship gave him great pleasure. He was a member of Cunningham Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Belle Crawford Hume; one brother, Frank Hume; and two sisters, Thelma Johnson and Nonie Mitchell. 

Survivors include his daughter, Stasha Hume of Bogata; two brothers, Weldon Hume and Erbert D. Hume, both of Paris; three sisters, L Leen George of Wills Point, Maurene McDowell of Paris and Ina Ward of Bogata; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

If desired, memorials may be made to the Restland Cemetery Association, c/o Billy Joe Oats, Cunningham, Texas, 75434.

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