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Rites Wednesday
For Pfc. Greear

 
Funeral services for Pfc. Raymond Dale Greear will be held at 2:00 p.m 
Wednesday at the Logan Street Baptist church. The Rev. Sam McCoy will 
officiate and burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Military services will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

The body will arrive Tuesday morning and will remain at the Osborn Funeral 
Home in Dix until the funeral hour.

Pfc. Greear was born March 10, 1926 in Mt. Vernon and was reared in this city.

He entered the service June 17, 1944 and was sent overseas in the latter part 
of January 1945. He was killed near Chorau, Germany April 20, 1945 while serving 
in the 49th Division of the First Army.

Pfc. Greear was a member of the Logan Street Baptist church.

Surviving are his mother, Lela B. Greear of Indianapolis, Ind., a brother, 
Ray Blanchard Greear of Indianapolis; and three sisters, Mrs. Charles E. McHatton 
of Phoenix, Arizona, Mrs. William C. Steward and Mrs. Paul Sammons of Mt. Vernon; 
and two grandparents.




*NOTE*
The obituaries that I have submitted are from a collection
that was clipped by my Grandma and pasted into a scrapbook. 
Some are family and some were friends of my Grandma.
Sources and dates were not available to me other than some 
that have hand written notes on the obit for those I have included
the information available.
  

Date: 
Source: Unknown 
Submitted by: Paul Anderson

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