McPeters Funeral Home Records - World War II Veterans

McPeters Funeral Home Records

World War II Veterans
All Veterans who died in 1944 and 1945
Buried In 1948, 1949, 1950 1951, 1952, 1953, & 1955

Ballard, Private Fronie E.
WW II Veteran
Entry in Book-07-26-1948
Date of Funeral-07-27-1948-Tuesday
Wife- Mrs. Syble Ballard-Cherokee, Alabama
Parents- Mr. & Mrs. W.W. Ballard
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 154

Benny, Private James Ivan
08-28-1926-Corinth, Mississippi
Burial-10-24-1948; 11:00 a.m., Sunday
World War II Veteran
Father-John Benny-Austria, Hungary
Mother-Augusta Blankenship-Adamsville, Tennessee
Shiloh National Park Cemetery
Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
Page 205

Bonds, Private J.C.
06-13-1922-Corinth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-16-1945-Rochtily, Germany - Killed in Action
Burial- 12-17-1949; 2:00 p.m., Friday
World War II
Father- J. Henry Bonds-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Ellen Johnson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Grove Cemetery
Page 240

Evetts, Private Jack C.
04-27-1924-Red Bay, Alabama
09-03-1948-England- Killed In Action
Burial- 07-16-1948; 2:00 p.m., Friday
World War II
Father-Calvin Evetts-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Sarah Smith-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Page 144

Farris, Private Thomas J.
11-01-1913-McNairy Co., Tennessee
03-21-1943-North Africa- Killed In Action
Burial- 06-13-1948; 2:00 p.m., Sunday
World War II Veteran
Father-E.J. Farris-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Amarillo Lucy-Tennessee
Liberty School Cemetery
3 miles N.E. of Acton, McNairy Co., Tennessee
Page 110

Fitts, Sgt. Guy Jr. Veteran
05-13-1923-Dahlonega, Georgia
04-21-1945-Germany-Killed In Action
Burial 09-29-1950; 2:00 p.m. Friday
World War II Veteran
Father-Guy Fitts, Sr.-Dahlonega, Georgia
Mother-Bonnie McGuire-Dahlonega, Georgia
Buried in same coffin with- Sgt. Seth Wagoner
Interred from St. Avold, France (overseas) Cemetery
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 202

Flanagan, Private Thomas J.
03-27-1922-Acton, McNairy Co., Tennessee
06-29-1944-Normandy, France- Killed In Action
Burial- 09-16-1948; 4:00 p.m., Thursday
World War II Veteran
Father-Wm. Luther Flanagan-Ellis Co., Texas
Mother-Margaret Ann Utley-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 180

Green, Private Billy
01-23-1924-Paden, Mississippi
04-02-1945-Frankfurt, Germany- Killed In Action
Burial- 12-26-1948; 2:00 p.m., Sunday
World War II Veteran
Mother-Tennie Green-Paden, Mississippi
Grandfather-P.S. Green
Uncle-Willie Green
Belue Family Cemetery
1 mile W. of Paden, Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 246

Grisham, T/Sgt. Wesley A.
01-28-1927-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
01-20-1955-Tokeyo Bay, Japan
Burial 04-01-1955; 2:00 p.m., Friday
Korean War Veteran
Wife-Elizabeth Huff-Age 22
Father-O.K. Grisham-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Stella Childers-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Fraleys Chapel Cemetery
Page 46

Howie, Private Rady C.
04-20-1921-McNairy Co., Tennessee
04-25-1945-Luzon in Philippines- Killed In Action
Burial- 10-14-1948; 3:00 p.m., Thursday
World War II Veteran
Brother-Carl Howie
Father-J.W. Howie-Tennessee
Mother-Irene Fullwood-Stantonville, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery
Page 201

Hussey, 2nd Lt. Benjamin G.
01-21-1924-Plantersville, Mississippi
06-13-1946-Japan- Explosion
Burial- 12-27-1948; 3:00 p.m., Monday
World War II Veteran
Order by Mr. & Mrs. Plummer Hussey
Father-W.F. Hussey-Plantersville, Mississippi
Mother-Elizabeth Cain-Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 249

James, Private Marvin E.
06-11-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-24-1944-France- Killed In Action
Burial- 12-23-1948; 2:00 p.m., Thursday
World War II Veteran
Wife-Ruth Deloach James Russell
Father-Walter Lee James-Prentiss Co., Mississippi
Mother-Delphia Carter-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Holly Church Cemetery
Page 245

Jenkins, Private Charles B.
08-27-1915-Hardin Co., Tennessee
03-03-1945-Luxenburg, Germany- Killed In Action
Burial- 04-04-1948; 2:00 p.m., Tuesday
World War II Veteran
Brother-J.S. Jenkins
Sister- Mrs. Daisy Freeman
Father-Henry L. Jenkins-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Bessie Smith-Mississippi
Center Hill Cemetery
Counce, Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 81

Leatherwood, 2nd Lt. Thomas L.
08-27-1916-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
06-13-1944-France- Killed In Action
Burial- 11-09-1948; 1:30 p.m., Tuesday
World War II Veteran
Father-Issac Franklin Leatherwood-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mattie Henderson-Alabama City Alabama
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 215

Loyd, Private Grant
08-13-1922-Corinth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-14-1944-Italy- Killed In Action
Burial- 11-30-1948; 1:00 p.m., Tuesday
World War II Veteran
Father-Dave Loyd-Savannah, Tennessee
Mother-Ella Foster-Tennessee
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 226

Meeks, Private Ray B.
01-04-1922-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
05-12-1944-Italy-Killed In Action
Burial- 12-02-1948; 12:30 p.m., Thursday
World War II Veteran
Residence-Counce, Tennessee
Father-Isaac A. Meeks-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Verdie Bazzel-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Shiloh National Cemetery
Page 230

Potts, Private John O.
08-09-1921-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-03-1944-Brest, France- Killed In Action
Burial- 07-07-1948; 4:00 p.m., Wednesday
World War II Veteran
Father-Henry Potts-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Margaret Clark-Alabama
Henry Cemetery
Page 136

Rickman, Sgt. Robert P.
04-05-1922-McNairy Co., Tennessee
11-19-1945-Kobe, Japan - Wounds Received In Action
Burial- 12-21-1948; 2:00 p.m., Tuesday
World War II Veteran
Wife-Opal Riddell Rickman Kennedy-Age 26
Father-B.J. Rickman-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Bonnettia Bowers-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 242

Ross, Staff Sgt. John E.
10-24-1923-Corinth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-24-1944-Aachen, Germany- Killed In Action
Burial- 04-24-1948; 2:00 p.m., Saturday
World War II Veteran
Wife-Lois K .Ross-Age 23
Father-Willie Austin Ross-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Mary Elizabeth Smith-Virginia
Shady Grove Methodist Cemetery
Page 77

Ross, T/Sgt. Wylie Adolph
03-31-1922-Corinth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-05-1945-S.W.Pacific-Saipan- Killed In Action
Burial- 06-24-1948; 4:00 p.m., Thursday
World War II Veteran
Widower of-Myra Frances Russell Ross-Died 06-26-1944
Father-W.T. Ross-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Nannie Mae Jackson-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Wheeler Cemetery
Page 124

Shedd, Sgt. Harold
Birth date not listed-Jiles Co., Tennessee
Buried 06-20-1955; 10:00 a.m., Monday
Korean War Veteran- P.O.W.
Father-Jessie G. Shedd-Georgia
Mother-Overlia Tapp-Alabama
Shiloh Cemetery
Pittsburg Landing Tennessee
Page 87

Sweat, Private John R. Jr.
01-25-1925-Corinth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
11-10-1944-Northern Italy- Killed In Action
Burial-11-30-1948; 2:30 p.m., Tuesday
World War II Veteran
Father-John R. Sweat, Sr.-Tennessee
Mother-Katie M. Dick-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 227

Taylor, Private Fremon C.
08-25-1920-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
12-16-1944-France- Killed In Action
Burial-12-08-1948; 2:00 p.m., Wednesday
World War II Veteran
Wife-Emma Hill Taylor
Order by Emma Taylor and B.M. Hill
Father-Clarence Taylor-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
Mother-Charity Ward-Calhoun Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 235

Weaver, Captain William Daniel
11-16-1919-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
07-17-1944-St. Lo, France- Killed In Action
Burial-07-07-1948; 6:15 p.m., Wednesday
World War II Veteran
Father-Fisher Weaver-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Esther Henry-Chattanooga, Tennessee
Henry Cemetery

White, Private Charles Dudley
07-22-1924-Corinth, Alcorn Co., Mississippi
12-07-1944-Killed In Action
Burial-12-08-1948; 4:00 p.m. Wednesday
World War II
Father-Charles Noble White-Saltillo, Mississippi
Mother-Mary Lou Jones-New Albany, Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 236

White, Private John O. Jr.
07-08-1923-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
08-18-1944-Bulgaria- Killed In Action
Burial-11-24-1948; 3:30 p.m., Wednesday
World War II
Father-John O. White, Sr.-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Letha V. Roberts- Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 223

Box, 2nd Lt. Maury D.
10-10-1923-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
04-03-1945-Frankfurt, Germany- Killed In Action
Burial-01-22-1949; 10:00 a.m.
Father-Victor M. Box-Corinth, Mississippi
Mother-Emma Goforth-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Henry Cemetery
Page 21

Brown, Pvt. Graford Len
08-03-1922-Hardin Co., Tennessee
05-19-1945 -Killed In Action
Burial- 04-07-1949; 12:30 p.m., Thursday
Burial- 04-07-1949; 12:30 p.m., Thursday
Wife-Edith Petty Brown
Father-Green Brown-Wayne Co., Tennessee
Mother-Linnie Franks-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Shiloh National Cemetery
Shiloh, Tennessee
Page 90

Calvery, Pfc. James A.
08-11-1919-Mcnairy Co., Tennessee
03-31-1945-France-Killed In Action
Burial-04-15-1949; 1:30 p.m., Friday
WW II Veteran
Wife-Fentress Scott-Age 25
Father-Columbus Calvery-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Modenia Farris-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 98

Counce, SSGT. James D.
10-11-1920-Hardin Co., Tennessee
01-11-1944-Germany Killed In Action
Burial-04-08-1949; 2:30 p.m., Friday
WW II Veteran
Father-Lon E. Counce-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mary Ethel Pendley-Hardin Co., Tennessee
Center Hill Cemetery
Hardin Co., Tennessee
Page 91

Culbertson, Pfc. George O.
03-29-1924-Kennett, Missouri
03-05-1945-Germany-Killed In Action
Burial-04-14-1949; 1:30 p.m., Thursday
WW II Veteran
Father-George W. Culbertson-Kennett, Missouri
Mother-Bertha Murphy-Bernie, Missouri
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 97

Deese, Phm 2/C Wayne M.
08-20-1925-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
05-10-1945-Okinawa, Japan-Killed In Action
04-11-1949; 1:30 p.m., Monday
WW II Veteran
Father-Hardy Deese-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Annie Laura Mills-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 94

Haggard, Tec/4 Paul Randolph
03-08-1945-Germany- Killed In Action
Burial-06-18-1949; 2:00 p.m., Saturday
WW II Veteran
Residence-Jackson, Tennessee
Father-Don G. Haggard
Mother-Willie V. England
Shiloh National Cemetery
Shiloh, Tennessee
Page 132

Kemp, Pfc. William Marcus
04-16-1945-Okinawa Island-Killed In Action
Burial-03-26-1949; 10:30 a.m., Saturday
WW II Veteran
Father-Marcus B. Kemp-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Mother-Hazel Murphy-Trenton, Tennessee
Hollywood Cemetery
Jackson, Tennessee
Page 79

Nelson, Pfc. Walter Clinton Veteran
10-15-1920-Lafollette, Tennessee
08-09-1944-Notre Dame, France- Killed In Action
Burial-10-10-1949; 11:00 a.m., Monday
WW II Veteran
Wife-Nora Farris-(Age 28)
Father-William Nelson-Lafollette, Tennessee
Mother-Alice Marlow-Tennessee
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 192

Odle, Pfc. Furman M. Veteran
02-16-1923-Prentiss, Co., Mississippi
04-21-1945-Germany-Killed In Action
Burial- 04-10-1949; 2:00 p.m., Sunday
WW II Veteran
Father-W.I. Odle-White Co., Tennessee
Mother-Willie Lindsey-Itawamba Co., Mississippi
Cumberland Presbyterian Shiloh Cemetery
Page 93

Parker, Pfc. Thomas C.
07-19-1919-Arkansas City, Arkansas
06-14-1944-Normandy, Europe- Killed In Action
Burial-04-08-1949; 2:00 p.m., Friday
WW II Veteran
Father-Thomas W. Parker-Yazoo City, Mississippi
Mother-Maggie Estes-Belzoni, Mississippi
Shiloh National Cemetery
Shiloh, Tennessee
Page 92

Ross, Pvt. Otha Charles
08-31-1913-Michie, Tennessee
11-17-1944-Metz, France- Killed In Action
Burial-02-04-1949; 2:00 p.m., Friday
WW II Veteran
Wife-Annie Bell Ross-(Age 27)
Brother- Sgt. L.R. Ross
Father-Lon Ross
Mother-Stella Brown
Shiloh National Cemetery
Shiloh, Tennessee
Page 39

Thompson, T/5 Henry Hollis Veteran
11-22-1917-Lincoln Co., Mississippi
08-09-1944-Notre Dame, France-Killed In Action
Burial- 10-10-1949; 11:00 a.m., Monday
WW II Veteran
Father-Lucius Thompson-Louisiana
Mother-Letha Timbs-Lincoln, Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 193

Turner, 2nd.Lt.Thomas Nathan Veteran
01-20-1918-Buckatanna, Mississippi
05-17-1943-Over Italy-Killed In Action
Burial- 11-18-1949; 1:30 p.m., Friday
WW II Veteran
Wife-Mary Bernice Crestman (Age 26)
Father-J.W. Turner-Alabama
Mother-Ida Mae Dearmom-Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 220

Winter, 1st. Lt. James E. Veteran
04-16-1921-Vardeman, Mississippi
12-22-1943-O-Snabuck, Germany-Killed In Action
Burial- 10-10-1949; 1:00 p.m., Monday
WW II Veteran
Wife-Frances Dewell Winter (Age 27)
Father-James M. Winter-Vardaman, Mississippi
Mother-Willie Jane Bray-Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 194

Wagner Sgt. Seth A. Veteran
08-16-1924-Graisonia, Arkansas
04-21-1945-Germany-Killed In Action
Burial 09-29-1950; 2:00 p.m., Friday
Buried in same coffin with-Sgt. Guy Fitts, Jr.
(See Page 202)
Brother-John W. Wagner-Dallas, Texas
Father-E.L. Wagner-Paris Arkansas
Mother-Flossie Meeks-Antoine Arkansas
Interred from St. Avold, France (overseas) Cemetery
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 203

Williams, Pfc. Johnny Buford
02-20-1928-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
09-22-1950-Yongson Korea-Killed In Action
Buried- 09-28-1951; 1:00 p.m. Friday
Father-H.B. Williams-McNairy Co., Tennessee
Mother-Mayna Weeks-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
National Cemetery
Page 186

Woodall, Sgt. Charles R. Jr.
03-09-1929-Iuka, Mississippi
06-27-1951-Korea- Killed In Action
Burial-11-26-1951; 4:00 p.m., Monday
Father-Charles R. Woodall Sr.-Jackson, Tennessee
Mother-Minnie Lee Tigner-Iuka, Mississippi
Patrick Cemetery
Iuka, Mississippi
Page 216

Young Sgt. Young Grady Lee
12-18-1923-Tremont, Mississippi
01-08-1945-Phillipine Islands- Killed In Action
Burial 01-18-1951; 1:30 p.m. Thursday
WW II Veteran
Order by- Mrs. Walter Hanns
Sister -Mrs. J.D. Johnson-Zion, Illinois
Father-John B. Young-Tremont, Mississippi
Mother-Mary Kennedy-Tremont, Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 08

Bobo, Pfc. Howard T.
01-26-1930-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
10-11-1951-Korea-Killed In Action
Burial-02-06-1952; 2:00 p.m., Wednesday
Father-Lester B. Bobo-Alabama
Mother-Jimmie G. Brackeen-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
New Lebanon Cemetery
Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Page 24

Nichols, Pfc. Herman Raymond Veteran
06-10-1913-Lee Co., Mississippi
07-31-1950-Korea-Killed In Action
Burial- June 19, 1952; 3:00 p.m., Thursday
Korean War Veteran
Grandfather-R.W. Morrow
Father-Kennie Nichols-Alabama
Mother-Effie Morrow-Alcorn Co., Mississippi
Corinth National Cemetery
Page 105

Pharr, Pvt. Bobby Jack
01-03-1931-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Date of Funeral-11-08-1952; 2:00 p.m., Saturday
Wife-Etoyle Smith Pharr- Memphis, Tennessee-Age 19
Father-Thomas C. Pharr-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Mother-Elizabeth Sparks-Tishomingo Co., Mississippi
Belmont City Cemetery
Belmont, Mississippi
Page 181

Stewart, M/Sgt. James Thomas Veteran

06-08-1929-Morgan Co. Alabama


Burial- 05-29-1953; 3:00 p.m., Friday

Wife-Lola C. Stewart-Age 28

Father-Kennon Stewart

Mother-Lillie Talley

Holly Church Cemetery

Corinth, Mississippi

Page 74

Alcorn County Home
Copyright Notice:
All files on this site are copyrighted by their creator. They may be linked to but may not be reproduced electronically or otherwise without specific permission from the county host and/or the contributor. Although public information is not in and of itself copyrightable, the format in which they are presented, the notes and comments, etc., are. It is however, quite permissible to print or save the files to a personal computer for personal use ONLY.

Copyright - MSGenWeb Team - All Rights Reserved