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William Walter Gammon

Male 1915 - 2009  (94 years)


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  • Name William Walter Gammon  [1
    Born 19 Jan 1915  Quitman, Cleburne, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1920  Mountain, Cleburne, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 19 Jan 2009  Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • OBITUARY

      Jonesboro- William Walter Gammon, 94, died Monday, January 19, 2009 at his residence.

      He was born January 19, 1915 in Quitman to the late William and Amanda Gammon. William served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a lifetime resident of the Egypt and Jonesboro area. He retired from Arkansas Glass Container Corp. and was also a farmer and of the Pentecostal belief. Mr. Gammon loved fishing, hunting, gardening and walking his dog.

      Survivors include a son and his wife, Charles and Joan Gammon of Jonesboro; a daughter, Fredia Meridith of Jonesboro; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      He was also preceded in death by his wife, Freecy Agnes Gammon; two sons, Gary Dale Gammon and Danny Gammon and several brothers and sisters.

      A graveside service will be held on Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 10:00 A.M. at the Markham Cemetery near Egypt with Rev. Leroy Franks officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

      Visitation will be Wednesday, January 21, 2009, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Gregg Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

      The family requests lasting memorial be given to the donor's favorite charity.
    Buried Markham Cemetery, Egypt, Lawrence, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2714  Dickinson
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2010 

    Father William Hubert Gammon,   b. 10 Dec 1885, Carroll County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1970, Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Amanda L Gammon,   b. 1890, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Freecy Agnes Melton,   b. 31 Mar 1920,   d. 22 May 1999, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F1499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S013317] 1920 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.T625, 2,076 rolls. Mountain, Cleburne, Arkansas, ED , roll , page , image 558.