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MASSEY, GLYNN A.
T/4 Glynn A. Massey, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Massey, Corsicana.  Trained with the 36th Division, 1941, at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding, Ft. Benning, Camp Edwards, Served in North Africa, Italy, and France.  Killed in action in France, 1945.  Has Purple Heart, Inf. Combat Badge, Good Conduct, ETO Ribbon, Pre-Pearl Harbor, Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Glynn Arthur Massey
  • Sep 25, 1917 - Jan 21, 1945
  • s/o William Arthur Massey & Vida Ardelia (Slawson) Massey
  • Obituary
  • Oakwood cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
MASSEY, ROY W. (BILL)
S 1/C Roy W. (Bill) Massey, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Massey, Corsicana, wife, the former Joyce M. Elliott.  Attended High School at Corsicana.  Entered Naval Reserves Oct. 16, 1943.  Trained at San Diego.  Served on Leyte, Guadalcanal, Luzon, Guam and other islands.  Now on duty in Pacific.  Awarded Good Conduct, PTO Ribbon with 3 Stars, Philippines Liberations.

Notes:

  • Roy William Massey
  • May 25, 1923 - Oct 27, 1995
  • h/o Joyce M. (Elliott) Massey & Doroothy Faye Massey; s/o Roy Preston Masse
  • Providence Cemetery, Alderbranch, Anderson Co., TX
MASSEY, CLARENCE C.
S 1/C Clarence C. Massey, son of Ollie Crocker, Kerens, and husband of the former Lydia Huff.  Attended Wilson School.  Entered the Navy, 1943, training at U.S.N.T.S., San Diego, Calif.  Now on duty at Morrow Bay, Calif.

Notes:

  • Clarence Massey
  • Aug 31, 1913 - Aug 30, 1996
  • h/o Lydia (Huff) Massey & Loreain (Davis) Huff
  • Los Osos Valley Memorial Park, Los Osos, San Luis Obisqp Co., California
MASSEY, WILLIE LEE
S 1/C Wylie Lee Massey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Massey, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Bernice Carroll.  Graduate of Streetman Schools.  Entered services, 1944.  Trained with the Naval Air Corps at Oakland, Calif.
MASSEY, MORRIS L.
Pfc. Morris L. Massey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Massey, Corsicana.  Attended Wortham High School.  Entered service, 1940.  Trained with the Army at Ft. Sill and Camp Polk.  Served in New Guinea and is now on duty in Philippines.  Has Good Conduct Ribbon and two Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Morris L. Massey
  • Jul 15, 1919 - Jul 26, 1974
  • h/o Jum-Yh Massey; s/o Jack C. Massey & Ophelia Massey
  • Hayes Grace Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston Co, TX
MASSEY, FORRIS F.
Pfc. Forris F. Massey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Massey, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Louise Bankston. Graduate of Wortham High School.  Entered service, 1941.  Trained in the Army at Ft. Knox, Ft. Benning, and Ft. Bragg.  Served in N. Africa, Sicily, Italy, and France.  Now discharged.  Has ETO Ribbon and 7 Stars, Good Conduct and Unit Citation.

Notes:

  • Forrest Floyd Massey
  • Jul 15, 1919 - Nov 18, 1962
  • Obituary
  • h/o Louise (Bankston) Massey; s/o Jack C. Massey & Ophelia Massey
  • Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro Co., TX
MASSEY, JAMES B.
Pfc. James B. Massey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Massey, Corsicana.  Wife, the former Millie Inez Barge.  Graduate of Streetman Schools.  Entered service, 1944.  Trained with U.S. Army Airborne Division at Camp Roberts and Camp Gordon.  Served in England, France, Holland, Belgium and is now on duty in Germany. Has ETO Ribbon, 4 Battle Stars, Good Conduct Ribbon.
MASSEY, ALTON
Pvt. Alton Massey, son of Mrs. M. C. Massey, Corsicana.  Attended Kerens High School.  Entered the Army in Oct., 1942, trained at Camp Adair, Ore.  Received Medical Discharge in June, 1943.

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MASTER, THEO. J.
S/Sgt. Theo J. Master, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo Master, Sr. Wife, the former Inez Chapman.  Graduate of Hubbard Schools.  Entered service, 1939.  Trained with 2nd Inf. Div. of Army, Ft. Sill, Ft. Sam Houston, Camp McCoy.  Served in Ireland, England, Normandy Invasion.  Killed in action, 1944.  Received Purple Heart, Silver Star, Presidential Citation.

Notes:

  • Theo Jasper Master
  • Oct 5, 1921 - Jun 13, 1944
  • h/o Katherine Inez (Chapman) Master; s/o Theo Jackson Master & Annie Bell (Eison) Master
  • Fairview Cemetery, Hubbard, Hill Co., TX
MATTHEWS, MICKEY J.
1st Lt. Mickey Matthews, Jr., son of Mike J. Matthews, graduate of Ben Hur High School, attended Denton College and Baylor University.  Entered the Air Corps, 1942, training at Blythe, Calic., Pecos, Tex., Nashville, Tenn., Yuma, Ariz., and Florence S.C.  Served in South Pacific Area and is now on duty in Philippines.

Notes:

  • Mickey James Matthews
  • Nov 23, 1921 - Dec 17, 2008
  • Obituary
  • Black Hills Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • s/o James Edward "Mike" Matthews  & Bessie (Adams) Matthews

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MATHIS, TRUMAN S.
Pvt. Truman S. Mathis, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Mathis, Chatfield, attended Rice Schools.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Army at Ft. Sill, Okla.  Sent overseas June, 1945, now on duty in South Pacific.

Notes:

  • Truman Samuel Mathis
  • May 25, 1926 - Dec 6, 1974
  • h/o Hazel Bess (Ruark) Mathis; s/o Everett Kinch Mathis & Georgia Ann (Shackelford) Mathis
  • Hillcrest Burial Park, Waxahachie, Ellis Co., TX
MAYO, ALVIE C.
Pvt. Alvie C. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Mayo, Kerens, husband of the former Miss France Chance, attended Kerens High School.  Entered Marine Corps April 3, 1945, trained at Parris Island, S.C. Now on duty at Camp LeJeune, N.C.

Notes:

  • Alvie Curtis Mayo
  • Nov 4, 1911 - Dec 19, 1985
  • Obituary
  • h/o Eula Frances (Chance) Mayo; s/o John S. Mayo & Roxie Virginia (Fortner) Mayo
MAYO, AUBREY C.
Cpl. Aubrey C. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mayo, Kerens, husband of the former Miss Marie Stonefield, graduate of Kerens High School.  Entered Air Corps, Sept., 1942, trained at WAFS, Waco, Tex. Now on duty at WAFS.  Holds Medal for Good Conduct.

Notes:

  • Aubrey C. Mayo
  • Aug 9, 1915 - Nov 6, 1997
  • h/o Margaret Marie (Stanfield) Mayo; s/o Roy Abe Mayo & Edna Bessie (Wood) Mayo
  • Cedar Hill Cemetery, Rusk, Cherokee Co., TX
MAYO, DAYTON G.
Pvt. Dayton G. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mayo, Kerens, graduate from Kerens High School.  Mobilized with Texas Natl. Guard Nov., 1940, a member of Btry.  E.F.A. trained at Camp Bowie.  Sent to Java where he fought with the "Lost Battalion" until he was captured by Japs and made prisoner when Java fell.  Still held by Japs in prison camp.

Notes:

  • Dayton Goodman Mayo
  • Feb 17, 1921 - Jul 31, 1997
  • h/o Charlie Faye (Graves) Mayo; s/o Roy Abe Mayo & Edna Bessie (Wood) Mayo
  • Lyte Community Cemetery, Lytle, Atascosa Co., TX
MAYO, ROY A., JR.
Sgt. Roy A. Mayo, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Mayo, Sr., attended Kerens High School.  Entered Air Corps Nov. 1, 1942, trained at WAFS, Waco.  Now on duty at Ontario, Calif.  Has Good Conduct Medal.

Notes:

MAYO, JAMES A.
1st Lt. James A. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Mayo, Kerens, Texas, husband of the former Miss Joyce F. Tekell, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the Army, 1940, trained at Camp Bowie and Camp Edwards, Mass., O.C.S., Ft. Sill Okla.  Engaged in ETO Campaigns.  Now serving in Germany.  Awarded Bronze Star.

Notes:

  • James Adrain Mayo
  • Nov 15, 1921 - Aug 3, 1998
  • h/o Joyce Faye (Tekell) Mayo, m. 1942 & Geraldine (Maynatt) Mayo, m. 1974; s/o Willard Stephen Mayo & Lena Ophelia (Slay) Mayo
  • Awarded Bronze Star
  • Greenlawn Memorial Park, Groves, Jefferson Co., TX
MAYO, PRESTON S.
S/Sgt. Preston S. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Mayo, Kerens, Texas, graduate of Kerens High School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with the Air Corps in WFF, Waco, Texas, Nebraska, New York, and New Jersey.  Now on duty in South Pacific.

Notes:

  • Preston Slay Mayo
  • Oct 7, 1923 - Dec 25, 2005
  • Obituary
  • h/o Marilyn Elizabeth (Nichols) Mayo; s/o Willard Stephen Mayo & Lena Ophelia (Slay) Mayo
  • Algoma Cemetery North, Marshall, Harrison Co., TX
MAYO, WILLIAM S.
T/Sgt. William S. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Mayo, Kerens, Texas, husband of the former Miss Ruby Pitman, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered the Air Corps, 1939, trained at Randolph Field, Ellington Field, Texas and Denver, Colo.  Has served in New Guinea, Luzon, and East Indies, now on duty in S. Pacific.

Notes:

  • William Sidney Mayo
  • Oct 5, 1918 - Aug 2, 1990
  • Obituary
  • h/o Mildred (Sherrer) Mayo & Oweta Myrul (Ford) Fisher-Mayo; s/o Willard Stephen Mayo & Lena Ophelia (Slay) Mayo
  • Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX (Garden of Assurance)
MAYO, GEORGE A., JR.
Pfc. George A. Mayo, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Mayo, Sr., husband of the former Miss Mildred Sharrer.  Entered Army Med. Corps, trained at Camp Carsons, Colo., Ft. Riley, Kansas and various other camps in U.S. Has served in ETO, now on duty at Camp Philadelphia.

Notes:

  • George Andrew Mayo, Jr.
  • Jul 31, 1918 - Jun 7, 1981
  • h/o Mildred A. (Sharrer) Mayo; s/o George Andrew Mayo & Lillie Estella (Moore) Mayo
  • Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Navarro Co., TX
MAYO, JOHN A.
M/Sgt. John A. Mayo, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Mayo, Kerens, husband of the former Marvis Lee, attended Kerens High School.  Entered Air Corps, 1944, trained at Randolph Field and Kearns, Utah.  Has served in New Guinea, now serving in Philippines.

Notes;

  • John Afton Mayo
  • Jun 9, 1921 - Nov 3, 1988
  • News Clipping
  • h/o Mavis Irene (Lee) Mayo; s/o John S. Mayo & Roxie Virginia (Fortner) Mayo
  • Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Navarro Co., TX

 


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