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Pfc Ocie Lee

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Military Rites Held For PFC Lee

U.S.Flag   Military services for Pfc. Ocie H. Lee, age 22, who was killed in action on Okinawa on May 24, 1945, were conducted at the graveside in the East Mound Cemetery, Matador, Wednesday, February 16, 4 p.m.

Rev. A.P. Stokes was in charge of the services. The Spur post of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Spur, conducted graveside military services.

Interment was in the East Mound Cemetery under the direction of Campbell's Funeral Chapel.

Pfc Lee was a resident of Afton at the time of his entry into the services. He was a graduate of Patton Springs School. At the time of his death he was a member of the famed 77th division.

Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lee, Afton; two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Venibal, Mercer, Calif., and Mrs. Richard Farrell, New York; six brothers, Alfred of Russellville, Ark.; Raymond, in the Armed Forces in Arkansas; Alvis, Robert and Obie of Afton and Willie of Spur.

©The Texas Spur, February 17, 1949
Transcribed June 7, 2005 by DCHC Members

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