Esther Lillian Kempe

b. 3 October 1925
  • Esther Lillian Kempe was born on 3 October 1925 in Texas.
  • William M. Kempe and Emily Honor McCracken appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at 1227 Lindon. Other members of the household included Esther Lillian Kempe, Frank Kempe, Max J. Dyson, Emily Josephine Kempe and William Dewey Kempe.
  • She married Alfred Robinson Perry Jr, son of Alfred Robinson Perry and Sallie Elizabeth Kindel, circa 1945.
  • She officially witnessed the death of Emily Josephine Kempe on 11 March 1977 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  • She officially witnessed the death of Frank Kempe on 25 March 1978 at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 4 January 1991 in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Dixie R. Pulsifer, a homemaker, died Wednesday at her Fort Worth home. She was 77.
         Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
         Mount Olivet Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
         Mrs. Pulsifer was a lifelong resident of Fort Worth. She was a member of Rosen Heights Church of Christ.
         Survivors: Son, Jimmy Pulsifer of Palmyra, Mo; daughter, Mary Ruth Allen of Warren, Ore; two brothers, William Dewey Kempe of Azle and Frank Kempe of Arlington; sister, Esther Perry of Fort Worth; and one grandchild.
  • Esther Lillian Kempe became a widow at the 24 April 2011 death of her husband Alfred Robinson Perry Jr.
  • The following appeared on 26 April 2011 in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: (Fort Worth) Alfred Robinson Perry Jr., 90, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 24, 2011.
    [:TAB] Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday in Greenwood Memorial Park with Dr. Jim Conner officiating. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Funeral Home.
         Memorials: Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Genesis United Methodist Church, 7635 S. Hulen St., Fort Worth, Texas 76133.
         Alfred was born April 19, 1921, in Fort Worth to Sally and Alfred Perry Sr. He served honorably in the 8th Air Force during World War II. Alfred worked for Hobbs Trailers for 45 years in sales and as branch manager in Fort Worth.
         Alfred was preceded in death by a son, Alfred "Rob" Perry III, and sister, Annice Poff.
         Survivors: Wife of 65 years, Esther Perry; son, Don Perry and wife, Valorie, of Red Oak; grandchildren, Melissa Perry of Dallas and Megan Perry of Dallas; and several nieces and nephews.
  • Last Edited: 30 Sep 2015

Family: Alfred Robinson Perry Jr b. 19 April 1921, d. 24 April 2011