Survivors: his widow; four daughters, Mrs. Morris Turner of Phillips, Mrs. Charles Lang of Italy, Mrs. James Hargroves and Mrs. Jack Esselman, both of Waxahachie; a son, T-sgt. Joe D. Hastings who is with the Air Force in the P. Islands; eleven grandchildren; a brother, Ollie Hastings of Lott; three sisters, Mrs. G. C. Taylor of Waco, Mrs. Ruby Dove and Mrs. Gertie Blanton, also of Waco.
Children of Cordie H. Hastings and Anna Belle Sims:
786. i. Elnora Amanda Hastings, born 15 July 1918, Italy, Ellis County, Texas, died 9 August 1966, Borger, Hutchinson County, Texas, buried Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas. She married Morris Turner.
787. ii. Joe Dabney Hastings, born 22 November 1919, Italy, Ellis County, Texas, died 25 August 1972, Lackland Air Force Base, Bexar County, Texas, buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. He married first, to Edith Grey. He married second, to Kathleen R. ——, born 4 July 1925, died 4 November 2003, buried Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.
788. iii. Marguerite Hastings, born 19 November 1921, died 10 March 1923, Italy, Texas, buried Italy Cemetery, Italy, Ellis County, Texas.