Men and Women in World War II
from Navarro County Texas
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|JACKSON, AVERY T.
1st Lt. Avry T. Jackson, son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. John J. Garner,
husband of the former Miss Dorothy Paschal, graduate of Corsicana
and attended A. & M. College. Entered service, 1942,
trained with Air Corps at Santa Anna, Cal., Oznard, Cal., Lemoore,
Cal., and Luke Field, Arizona. Has served in England,
France, Germany, now on duty at Drew Field, Fla. Has Air
Medal, E.T.O. Ribbon with Bronze Stars.
- Avery T. Jackson
- Nov 29, 1915 - Apr 25, 1998
Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
- h/o Dorothy (Paschal) Jackson
|JACKSON, LEWIS L.
Capt. Lewis L. Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Jackson,
Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Inez Plunkett, graduate of
A. & M. College. Entered service, 1943, trained with
Army at Ft. Sam Houston, Ft. Bliss, Ft. Clark, and Camp
Funston. Has served in India, China. Has Bronze Star.
|JACKSON, JIMMIE F.
Pvt. Jimmie F. Jackson, formerly of Navarro County. Entered
the Paratrooper, 1944. Has been on duty in Philippines, now
on duty on Luzon.
ROBERT C., JR.
Sgt. Robert C. Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Jackson,
Sr., Corsicana, graduate of Barry High School, attended Hillsboro
Junior College. Entered service, 1943, trained with Air
Forces in Sheppard Field, Keesler Field, Willow Run, and Ft.
Myers. Now on duty at Avon Park, Fla.
T/5 Earnest R. Jackson, son of Mrs. W. B. Jackson, Kerens, Texas,
husband of the former Miss Mary R. Byrd, attended Kerens High
School. Entered Armored Div. of Army, 1943, trained at
Mineral Wells, Tex., and Ft. Knox, Ky.
- Earnest Ray Jackson
- Jan 1, 1909 - Dec 7, 1965
- h/o Mary Ruth (Byrd) Jackson; s/o William Benjamin
Jackson & Lila Rebecca (Simmons) Jackson
- Oaklawn Memorial Park, Athens, Henderson County, Texas
|JACKSON, MILAM L.
M/Sgt. Milam L. Jackson, son of Mrs. W. B. Jackson, Kerens,
husband of the former Miss Dorothy VanZanten, graduate of Kerens
High School. Entered Air Corps, 1938, trained at Randolph
Field, Chanute Field and Scott Field Technical School. Has
served in Alaska, where now on duty. Has Good Conduct Medal
and Distinguished Bombardier Medal.
- Milam L. Jackson
- Oct 25, 1919 - Mar 9, 1963
- Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah Co., OR
|JAMISON, OKEY L.
Pvt. Okey L. Jamison, son of Mrs. Ada Hendricks, Corsicana,
attended Corsicana High School. Entered service, 1942,
trained with Army at Camp Roberts, Calif. Has served in
Alaska, before receiving Medical Discharge in 1944. Has
- Okey L. Jamison
- Jul 30, 1919 - Jun 20, 2007
- Sunset Memorial Gardens, Odessa, Ector County, Texas
Masonic, Plot 62, Space 1
- He was a retired fishing tool operator in the oilfield and
he was a WWII Army Veteran.
He enlisted in the Army 22 Jan 1942 at Fort Sam Houston. He was
single and had worked as an attendant at filling stations and
parking lots. When he enlisted he was 68 inches tall and weighed
Sgt. Bryan Jarnigan, entered service, 1942, training at Camp
Wallace and Camp Stewart. Has served in East with Army
Intelligence and was later transferred to C.A.A.A. as an
instructor at Ft. Bliss. Has served in New Caledonia,
Bougainville, and Philippines, where now on duty.
|JARRETT, THOMAS E.
Pfc. Thomas E. Jarrett, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Jarrett,
Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Stacy Fay Dyess, attended
Frost School. Entered service, 1944, trained with Army at
Camp Robinson, Ark. Has served in France and Germany, was
wounded in Germany, 1945. Has Purple Heart and Infantry
Combat Badge, now on duty in Germany.
- Thomas Elvis Jarrett
- Jul 25, 1923 - Sep 9, 2001
- Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
- h/o Stacy Faye (Dyess) Jarrett; s/o Thomas Stephen Raford
Jarrett & Lillie Magdalene (Putman) Jarrett
|JAYROE, HARVIE L.
Pvt. Harvie L. Jayroe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Jayroe, Corsicana,
husband of the former Miss Willie Mae Yates, attended Bell Point
School. Entered service, 1942, trained with infantry at Camp
Roberts, California. Honorable discharge, 1943.
- Harvey Elgin Jayroe
- Nov 15, 1911 - May 23, 1963
Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX
- h/o Willie Mae (Yates) Jayroe; s/o James Isaiah Jayroe &
Louella Beatrice (McDonald) Jayroe
JAYROE, JOHNNIE Q.
HA 2/C Johnnie Q. Jayroe, son of Mrs. Frankie Lee Hanson, formerly
of Purdon. Attended Milby High School, Houston.
Entered service, 1944, training in the Navy at San Diego.
Discharged in 1944.
- Johnnie Quincey Jayroe
- Jul 18, 1928 - Nov 27, 1969
- Houston National Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX
- h/o Bertie Pearl Jayroe; s/o Johnnie Bates Jayroe (died
in 1931) and Frankie Lee Jayuroe-Hanson
|JAYROE, DOYLE O.
RDM 2/C Doyle O. Jayroe, son of Mrs. Laura Mitchell, Purdon,
graduated from Purdon High School. Entered the Coast Guard
August, 1942, training at New Orleans, La., Grarton, Conn., Va.
Beach, Va. Served in France, England, Panama, Tunis, Hawaii
and Bermuda. Now on duty in South Pacific. Awarded
American and European T.O. Ribbons.
- Doyle Odell Jayroe
- Dec 5, 1922 - Aug 7, 1984
- Brookside Memorial Park, Houston, Harris Co., TX
|JAYROE, CLIFTON E.
Cpl. Clifton E. Jayroe, son of Mrs. E. E. Jayroe, Purdon, wife,
the former Ollie Mae Thixton. Attended Purdon High
School. Entered the Army Nov., 1942, training at Camp
Roberts, Calif., Long Beach, River Side, march Field, Calif.,
Seattle, Wash. Now on duty at Portland Oregon.
- Clifton Eugene Jayroe
- Dec 23, 1920 - Feb 5, 1985
Purdon, Navarro Co., TX
- h/o Ollie Mae (Thixton) Jayroe; s/o Henry Lee Jayroe &
Eunice Elizabeth (Griffin) Jayroe
|JEAN, JOHN D.
MOMM 1/C John D. Jean, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Jean, Blum,
husband of former Trudge Archer, Corsicana. Attended Blum
Schools. Entered service, 1942, training in the Navy at
Great Lakes, Ill. Served in Caribbean Sea Frontiers and
Panama Canal Zone. Has Campaign Ribbons.
- John Douglas Jean
- Apr 6, 1915 - Jul 25, 1983
Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
- h/o Trudye Matt (Archer) Jean; s/o Calvin Thomas Jean &
Columbia (Ackerman) Jean
|JENKINS, JOHN H.
Pvt. John H. Jenkins, son of Mrs. Ray Gorrell. Attended
Mildred Schools. Entered the Army Engineers in 1944,
training at Camp Fannin. Served in Italy where he is now on
- s/o Henry K.. Jenkins & Etta Bell (Herod) Jenkins-Gorrell
|JENKINS, JACK L.
Pfc. Jack L. Jinkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Jenkins, husband
of the former Ruby Doris Massey. Attended Sweetwater
Schools. Entered service, 1943, serving in the U.S. Army
Engineers, training at Camp Claiborne, La. Served in
England, France, Belgium and Germany. Now on duty at Ft.
Belvoir, Va. Has ETO Ribbon, Bronze Stars, Unit Citation,
Good Conduct Ribbon.
|JENKINS, ROY C.,
Pfc. Roy C. Jenkins, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Clyde Jenkins,
husband of former Jimmie Lois Sims. Graduate of Kerens High
School. Entered the Marines Oct., 1943, training at USMS,
San Diego, Calif., Norman, Okla. Now on duty at Cherry
|JENKINS, JESSE G.
ABS Jesse G. Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Clyde Jenkins,
graduated from Kerens High School. Entered the Merchant
Marines Dec., 1944, training at St. Petersburg, Fla., Charleston
S.C. Served in Panama. Now on duty in Gulf of Mexico.
|JENNINGS, JAMES M.
Sgt. James M. Jennings, son of Mrs. M. J. Jennings of Corsicana,
attended the Rural Shade Schools. Entered service in Jan.,
1941, training in the Air Corps at Florida. Served in South
America and in Puerto Rico. Is now on duty in British
Guiana, South America.
SK 3/C Burton K. Jennings, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings,
Kerens, graduate of Kerens High School and ETSTC, Commerce.
Entered the navy March 29, 1943, training at New Orleans,
La. Served in S. Pacific aboard U.S. Zeal and A.C. Carrier,
U.S. Rudyerd Bay. Now on duty at Camp Bedilen, Pt. Hueneme,
- Burton Keith Jennings
- Jan 18, 1922 - Mar 24, 2017
- Greenwood Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant
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