COMANCHE — Services for Hugh Monselle O’Brien, 95, of Comanche will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2008 at First United Methodist Church in Comanche.
Burial will be inn the Taylor’s Chapel Cemetery under the direction of the Comanche Funeral Home.
He died Thursday, July 3, 208 at Comanche County Medical Center.
He was born March 27, 1913 to Hugh Marion O’Brien and Emily Gertrude O’Brien in Austin. He was a World War II veteran. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, 82nd Fighter Group, in December 1941 and was discharged as a staff sergeant in July 1945. He married Lucille Johnson on Feb. 18, 1947 in Fort Worth. He was a peanut farmer and a rancher. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife; five daughters, Nancy Isham of Comanche, Karen Coplen and her husband Roy of Comanche, Christy Fitzsimmons and her husband Pat of Garland, Susan Daniel of Odessa and Becky O’Brien of Early; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made ot he First United Methodist Church, 217 East Grand, Comanche, Texas 76442; the American Cancer Society, 804 W. Wright, Comanche, Texas 76442; or the Comanche Public Library, 311 N. Austin, Comanche, Texas 76442.