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Wiley Asbury Gammon

Male 1927 - 2014  (86 years)


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  • Name Wiley Asbury Gammon 
    Birth 1927  [1
    Born 25 Aug 1927  Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1930  Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 26 Jul 2014  Stone Mountain, DeKalb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Banning, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • OBITUARY

      Wiley A. Gammon, Sr., age 86, of Stone Mountain, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

      A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, with Rev. Charles Barnes and Rev. Charles Robinson officiating.

      A native of Mt. Zion in Carroll County, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. Following WWII, he entered the U.S. Army where he later retired as a Colonel after service in Korea and Germany. Mr. Gammon was employed with Southern Bell for 37 1/2 years, retiring as an area manager in 1983. He was President of the Reserve Officer's Association in Atlanta, Past President of the Dogwood Chapter of the Telephone Pioneers of America and was a member of Mountain Park United Methodist Church in Stone Mountain.

      Survivors include his wife, Evelyn L. Gammon of Stone Mountain; son and daughter-in-law, Wiley and Linda Gammon, Jr. of Lilburn; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Steve Gammon of Acworth; grandchildren, Wiley Gammon, III and his wife Ashley, Christopher Gammon, Patrick McCorkle and his wife Angela, and Christina Monsrud and her husband Justin; great grandchildren, Kierstin Spruell-McCorkle, Amelia Gammon and Faith McCorkle.
    Person ID I0156  Dickinson
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2015 

    Father Wiley F Gammon,   b. 15 Jan 1897, Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Oct 1942, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary E Fields,   b. 24 Jan 1898, Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 2003, Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 105 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1920  Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1927 - Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Mt. Zion, Carroll, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jul 2014 - Stone Mountain, DeKalb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Veterans: World War II
    Veterans: World War II

  • Sources 
    1. [S015232] 1930 U.S. Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Mount Zion, Carroll, Georgia, ED 27, roll 342, page , image 1106.0.