Charlie Willard Sackett

FatherCharlie Rufus Sackett (1894-1983)
MotherIda Ruby Hornbeck (c 1899-)
Birth1919, Dayton, Liberty County, TexasG,1,2
Marriage1942Marjorie Monique Carter4
Charlie Willard Sackett
(Src: Bluebonnet News, 2022)
Charlie Willard Sackett, son of Charlie Rufus Sackett and Ida Ruby Hornbeck, was born in Dayton, Liberty County, TexasG, on 8 December 1919.1,2 He died aged 102 on 22 June 2022.3 He married in about 1942, Marjorie Monique Carter, daughter of Robert Curtis Carter and Viola Delana West.4 Marjorie was born in Madisonville, Madison County, TexasG, on 10 August 1925.3 She died aged 97 in Porter, Montgomery County, TexasG, on 23 June 2023.3
     In 1920 Charlie was living in Liberty, TexasG, in the household of his parents Charles and Ida, and was recorded in the census as Charley Sackett, aged less than a year and born in Texas.5
     In 1930 he was living at East Avenue, Houston, Harris County, TexasG, in the household of his parents Charles and Ida, and was recorded as Charles William Sackett, aged ten and born in Texas.6
     Charlie completed a World War II draft registration card on 1 July 1941. He was aged 21 and was a farmer. He was living in DaytonG. Next of kin was his father Charlie R Sackett.7 Charlie W Sackett enlisted in the US Army at Fort Sam Houston, TexasG, on 4 February 1942 and served during the Second World War as a Platoon Sergeant.8
Charlie & Marjorie (Carter) Sackett
(Src: Bluebonnet News, 27 Jun 2023)

Charlie Willard Sackett
Charlie Willard Sackett, 102, of Porter, passed away on June 22, 2022. He was born in Dayton to parents Charlie Rufus Sackett and Ida Ruby Hornbeck Sackett.
     Mr. Sackett grew up in Dayton and served in United States Army during WWII as Platoon Sergeant. He was married to the love of his life, Marjorie for 80 years.
     Charlie was preceded in death by his siblings, John L. Sackett, Ruby Laura Alexander, Jewel L. Dever and grandson, Justin Sackett. He is survived by his wife, Margorie; sons, Charles Sackett and wife Linda, Ronnie Sackett and wife Beverly, Elton Sackett and wife Linda, Darryl Sackett and wife Evelyn and Dennis Sackett; sixteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends.
     Visitation for Mr. Sackett will be 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home. Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Pace-Stancil Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Magnolia Park Cemetery.

Bluebonnet News, Liberty, Texas, online edition, 26 Jun 2022

Marjorie Monique Sackett, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and faithful woman of God, passed away on June 23, 2023, in Porter, Texas, at the age of 97. She was born on August 10, 1925, in Madisonville, Texas, to the late Robert Curtis Carter and Viola Delana West Carter. Marjorie was a long-time resident of Conroe, where she resided for over 50 years before moving to Porter, Texas, in 2017 due to the repeated flooding caused by hurricanes, the last of which was Hurricane Harvey.
     Marjorie shared an incredible journey of love and companionship with her husband, Charlie Willard Sackett, for a remarkable 80 years until his passing just one year ago, almost to the day of her own departure. Together, they built a beautiful family and cherished their life together.
     Marjorie was a devout member of the Pentecostal faith and dedicated herself to her church community. She faithfully attended church services every Sunday until the age of 93 when she could no longer drive. As a woman of faith, she instilled strong values in her five sons, raising them in the church and teaching them essential life skills such as cleaning, ironing, and cooking. Marjorie’s expectations of hard work and self-sufficiency were clear in her home.
     Writing held a special place in Marjorie’s heart, and she found solace and joy in putting her thoughts onto paper. For many years, she diligently maintained a personal diary and regularly corresponded with friends and family through heartfelt letters. Her words were a testament to her inner strength and gentle spirit.
     Marjorie was preceded in death by her loving husband of 80 years, Charlie Willard Sackett, her grandchild Justin Daryl Sackett, step-sister Virginia Lee Parker, and step-brothers Jack Williams and James Williams.
     She leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories in the hearts of her five sons: Charles Sackett and wife Linda, Ronnie Sackett and wife Beverly, Elton Sackett and wife Linda, Daryl Sackett and wife Evelyn, and Dennis Sackett. She is also survived by her adoring thirteen grandchildren. Additionally, Marjorie is survived by her sixteen great-grandchildren, as well as five great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and other cherished family members.
     Marjorie Monique Sackett’s life was one of devotion, strength, and love. Her unwavering faith, nurturing spirit, and profound impact on her family and community will be remembered and treasured by all those whose lives she touched. Her legacy will endure through the generations, a testament to a life well-lived and the everlasting bonds of family and faith.
     A visitation with be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at Pace Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton with a service to follow beginning at 11:00 a.m. also at Pace Stancil. Following the service interment will be held at Magnolia Park Cemetery in Dayton, Texas.

Bluebonnet News online, Liberty, Texas, 27 Jun 2023

 Notes & Citations

  1. WWII draft card.
  2. "Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903–1932" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Charlie, b. Dayton, Liberty, Texas, 8 Dec 1919, father Charlie Sackett, b. Kansas, 26, farming, mother Ida Hornbeck, b. Montgomery County, Texas, 20."
  3. Obituary.
  4. Email from Charles L Sackett to Sackett List.
  5. 1920 United States Federal Census, Roll T625_1829, p 16B, Enumeration District 97
    Justice Precinct 3, Liberty, Texas, 2 Apr 1920
    Sackett, Charles, head, 27, general farm, b. KS, father b. KS, mother b. KS, home owned
    Sackett, Ida Ruby, wife, 20, housewife, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX
    Sackett, Ruby Laura, 3, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX
    Sackett, Charley, son, ?/12, b. TX, father b. TX, mother b. TX.
  6. 1930 United States Federal Census, Roll 2351, p. 39A, Enumeration District 0132, Image 350.0, FHL microfilm 2342085
    East Ave, Houston, Harris County, Texas, 8 Apr 1930
    Sackett, Charles R, head, home rented $12 pm, age 36, m. at 21, b. KS, father b. KS, mother b. KS, carpenter, construction
    Sackett, Ida R, wife, 30, m. at 15, b. TX, father b. IN, mother b. TX
    Sackett, Ruby Laura, dau, 12, b. TX, father b. KS, mother b. TX
    Sackett, Chas William, son, 10, b. TX, father b. KS, mother b. TX
    Sackett, John L, son, 8, b. TX, father b. KS, mother b. TX
    Sackett, Jewel Lucinda, dau, 6, b. TX, father b. KS, mother b. TX.
  7. "U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940–1947" (Ancestry image), "Charlie Willard Sackett, Dayton, Liberty, Texas, age 21, b. Dayton, Texas, 8 Dec 1919, farmer, nok Charlie R Sackett, Dayton, emp Tommie Green, Dayton, race white, ht 5' 7", eyes gray, wt 140, hair brown, complexion ruddy, crippled right hand. Reg Dayton, Liberty, Texas, 1 Jul 1941."
  8. "US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938–1946" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, Charlie W, married, b. Texas, 1919, res Liberty, Texas, educ 1 year of high school, enlisted Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 4 Feb 1942, rank Private, ht 67, wt 140."
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Last Edited3 Jul 2023

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