WELBORN KIEFER WILLINGHAM
← About 1947
(1928 - 2007)
|15. Dr. Welborn Kiefer WILLINGHAM 5(W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 12 Mar 1928 in Fisher County, Texas, USA and died 13 Jan 2007. He married 14 Aug 1950 to Mary Maxine MCCOLLUM who was born 12 Sep 1928. She was the daughter of Charles Byran MCCOLLUM and Mary BOHANNON MCCOLLUM. Dr. Welborn Kiefer Willingham who died 13 Jan 2007, was buried 15 Jan 2007 in the Willingham Cemetery (Three Chimney Cemetery) in Salado, Texas, USA.(obit)|
|Children of Welborn and Maxine:|
Sheila, Sharon, Doug
was born 3 Apr 1952 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA. She
married 14 Jul 1979 to Lonnie Kim HARRIS who was born 8 Aug 1952.
Sharon Diane Willingham Harris received her BA in sociology from Texas Tech University in 1982, and worked in the family business, Maxine's Accent, for 27 years as manager and buyer. She married Lonnie Kim Harris on July 14, 1979.
Sharon, Kim and their three children moved to Liberal, Kansas in November 1997. During the four years they lived in Liberal, Sharon was a substitute teacher for the Liberal schools and was very active in her childrens' activities and their church, serving in several capacities.
In 2001 the family relocated back to Texas, this time in the Dallas area, where Sharon continued her substitute teaching, focusing on special needs children. In 2004 she obtained her certification in special education, general education and English as a Second Language and accepted a job with the Garland ISD as a teacher in LIFE skills. The next year she accepted the position as teacher of Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD), for schools in Rowlett within the GISD, where she has remained for the last five years.
Sharon is very involved in managing the family ranch in Scurry/Fisher counties of Texas.
Sharon and Kim are the very proud parents of three and grandparents of three:
Sean Eric HARRIS7(Sharon6Welborn5
was born 13 Jun 1982 in Lubbock, Smith County, Texas, USA. He
married 10 Aug 2001 to Penny Dee WOHLGEMUTH who was born 11 Dec 1977.
They divorced in 2005.
|i.||Bailey Diane EGGERS was born 8 Sep 1999.|
Children of Sean and Penny:
|ii.||Jillian McRae HARRIS8(Sean7Sharon6Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 29 Dec 2001.|
|iii.||Ronan Kiefer HARRIS8(Sean7Sharon6Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 18 Jun 2003.|
Kiera Leigh HARRIS7(Sharon6Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 12 May 1986.
Lauren Elise HARRIS7(Sharon6Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 8 Apr 1988.
Dr. Douglas "Doug" Barton WILLINGHAM6(Welborn5
was born 23 Feb 1954 in Mobile, Alabama, USA. He married first on 21
Mar1981 to Dr. Michele Joy SAUNDERS who was born 3 Jan 1952 in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They divorced in 1997. He married
second 11 Feb 2006 to Carol Sue MEYER who was born 30 Mar 1958 in
Postville, Iowa. Dr. Douglas B. Willingham has practiced general and
cosmetic dentistry at the same location since 1980. A graduate of
Baylor College of Dentistry, Doug has served the Texas Dental
Association in numerous positions. He was editor of the award
winning Texas Dental journal for seven years and has also served as that
group's historian. Among other citations he has received both the
Distinguished Service Award and the President's Award, the Association's
highest honors. He is a Fellow of both the American and
International Colleges of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and in
1988 was among 22 other Texas dentists to be nominated for "Texas Dentist
of the Year". Dr. Willingham has also been involved in Salado and
Bell County organizations. A past president of the Salado Historical
Society and the Railroad and Pioneer Museum in nearby Temple, Willingham
has been involved in numerous historic preservation causes, such as his
three-year chairmanship of the Salado College Preservation Project and his
authorship of the applications for four Texas Historical Markers.
He has served on the vestry and as Senior Warden of St. Luke's
Episcopal Church in Belton.
|i.||Sofia Saunders WILLINGHAM7(Douglas6Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 11 Mar 1987 in San Antonio, Texas, USA.|
|iii.||Sheila Lynn WILLINGHAM6(Welborn5
was born 16 Sep 1955 in Lubbock, Texas, USA. She married 13 Apr 1974
Ronald Steven MCBETH who was born 27 Jan 1955.
Children of Sheila and Steve:
|i.||Sarah Elisabeth MCBETH7(Sheila6 Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 19 Dec 1975. She married 3 April 2002 Charles Donald ALBRIGHT who was born 23 Nov 1973.|
|ii.||Steven Neil MCBETH7(Sheila6
was born 27 Dec 1977. He married 2 Aug 1997 to Hilary Dawn MILLER who
was born 28 Oct 1980. They divorced about 2005.
Children of Neil and Hilary:
|Shyanne Nichole MCBETH8(Neil7Sheila6Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1)was born 29 Dec 2001 was born 5 Jun 1996. (Shyanne was adopted by Neil)|
|ii.||Victoria Lynn MCBETH8(Neil7Sheila6 Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 04 Aug 1999.|
|iii.||Zoey Marie MCBETH 8(Neil7Sheila6 Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1)was born 21 Jun 2001.|
|iv.||Robert Tristan MCBETH8(Neil7Sheila6 Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1) was born 10 Jan 2004.(a twin of Steven)|
|v.||Steven Isaac MCBETH 8(Neil7Sheila6 Welborn5 W.B.4Barton3Jackson2Archibald1)was born 10 Jan 2004.(a twin of Robert)|
Note: Information about this family from Douglas B. Willingham
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