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s/o William Jerry Elmore and Fannie Lee Gray

Yesteryear Fulfer Family

Wilburn Durrill Elmore

(September 29, 1946-May 16, 2000)


The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

June 01, 2000

FORT WORTH - Wilburn Durrell Elmore, 53, died Tuesday, May 16,

2000, in Fort Worth.

Graveside services: 2 p.m. Thursday in Blum Cemetery in Blum.

Wilburn Durrell Elmore was born Sept. 16, 1946, in Blum.

He was the son of William Jerry and Fannie Lee Gray Elmore. He attended Northside High School before joining the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served in Vietnam. He was preceded in death by his father on April 28, 1977, and a brother, Billy Ray Elmore, on January 12, 1999.

Survivors: Mother, Fannie Elmore of Whitney; children, Christopher Elmore and Monica Elmore, both of Whitney; brothers, Rickey Elmore of Weatherford and Jessy Elmore and Jerry Elmore, both of Whitney; and sister, Jolene Franklin of Whitney. Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors Whitney, (254) 694-2206

Josephine W. DeWitt

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

May 27, 2000
Page: 3

Darrell Wilburn Elmore, 53, of Fort Worth was identified through fingerprint comparisons, an official with the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office said.
Af first, investigators thought the body was that of Teddy Wayne Chastain, who lived in the 4300 block of North Kings Circle. The body, which was found in the garage there, was so decomposed that physical identification was impossible, officials said.
But investigators discovered that Chastain, 43, had been in jail since May 17. He told police that on the previous day, he killed a man named Darrell inside his home.
Chastain said he shot Elmore when Elmore attacked him, police said. Elmore wasn't supposed to be in Chastain's house, the suspect told police, and Chastain believed that Elmore had taken some of his belongings.
Chastain is jailed on suspicion of murder and on an unrelated accusation of unlawfully carrying a weapon. Police said they expect Chastain to be charged with murder in Elmore's death this weekend.