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Thread #112002   Message #2365326
Posted By: GUEST,DonMeixner
13-Jun-08 - 04:07 PM
Thread Name: Lyr ADD: Waltz across Texas Tonight(EmmylouHarris)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Waltz Across Texas Tonight (Emmylou)
Quanah Talmadge Tubb, 81, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, in El Paso with his family by his side.

Talmadge was born December 21, 1925, in Crisp. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Talmadge proudly served in the U.S. Navy as gunner's mate from 1942-1946.

He was a singer, songwriter and nephew of legendary country singer Ernest Tubb.

Talmadge wrote many of his famous country hits such as "Seamen's Blues," "Jealous Lovin' Heart" and "Waltz Across Texas."

He formed the American Life and Accident Insurance Co. in Fort Worth. Talmadge spent his retirement years in El Paso.

Survivors: Wife of 56 years, Bobbie Jane Tubb; daughters, Debbie Ford, Delena Urke and Debrena David; son, Robert Talmadge Tubb; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.