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Dolphus Milligan

Tuesday, June 10, 2003

Dolphus Leon Milligan, 69, of Devine, Texas, died June 3, 2003, at Devine.

Born Nov. 30, 1933, at Grange, he was the son of Sam and Bessie Cooper Milligan. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force and from Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Milligan of the home; a son, Michael Leon Milligan of Dayton, Ohio; a daughter, Nena Marie McMillan of Devine; a brother, Ellis Milligan of Little Rock; three sisters -- Nancy Carolan of Fort Smith, Lora Nell Williford of Batesville, and Gladys Townsley of Batesville; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Franklin Milligan; and a sister, Dovilla Milligan.

A graveside service was held June 9 at Milligan Campground Cemetery located at Strawberry with Grayden Milligan officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.