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CONANT, BILLY T.
Cpl. Billy T. Conant, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. Conant, Corsicana.  Graduated from Corsicana High School.  Entered the Army in 1944, training at Camp Claiborne, La. Now on duty at Tinian Island.

Notes:

  • His father, Fred C. Conant (1893 - 1942) is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • obituary of his brother, Homer Fred Conant
CONNER, WILLIAM H.
Cpl. William H. Conner, son of Mr. and Mrs. W A. Conner, Dawson.  Wife is former Mary Baird.  Graduate of Dawson High School.  Entered service 1942, training with Signal Corps and transferred to Radar School.  Served in England, France and is now on duty in Germany.

Notes:

  • William Harry Conner
  • Sep 7, 1905 - Nov 22, 1967
  • h/o Mary Elizabeth (Baird) Conner
  • Dawson Cemetery, Dawson, Navarro Co., TX
CONNER, REUBEN T.
Lt. Reuben T. Conner, son of E. L. Conner, graduated from Dawson High School.  Entered the Army, 1943, training at Ft. Warren, Wyo., and Camp Lee Va.  Served in Hawaii, Okinawa.  Wounded in Okinawa June, 1945.  Now in Beaumont Gen. Hospital, El Paso.

Notes:

  • Reuben Travis Conner
  • Feb 22, 1925 - Apr 24, 1993
  • h/o Betty Jane (Hester) Conner; s/o Erle L. Conner & Omie A. Conner
  • Moore Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant Co., TX
CONNOR, WILMER
Pfc. Wilmer Connor, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Connor, attended Franklin Schools.  Wife is the former Louise Coker.  Entered the Army 1940, training at Ft. Sam Houston, Camp McCoy.  Served in England, France, Belgium and Germany.  Wounded in France and in Belgium, 1944.  Has Purple Heart.
CONNER, OTHO CLENNON
Cpl. Otho Clennon Connor, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Conner, husband of former Lois Atkins, attended Kerens High School  Entered the Army 1942, training at CDamp Roberts, Calif., and further training in Hawaii.  Served in Guadalcanal, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Philippines.  Now on duty in Philippines.
CONNER, LEONARD L.
Pfc. Leonard L. Conner, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Conner, husband of former Geraldine ?ann.  Attended Kerens High School.  Entered the Air Corps 1942, receiving training at Blackland Army Flying School, Waco, and Randolph Field, San Antonio.  Present assignment B.A.F.S., Waco, Texas.

Notes:

  • Leonard Lee Conner 
  • Dec 16, 1922 - Jan 9, 1998
  • h/o Nancy Elise Conner
  • Kerens Cemetery, Kerens, Navarro Co., TX
CONNOR TROY W.
Pfc. Troy W. Connor, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Connor, Frost.  Attended Hubbard High School.  Entered service 1943, training with Army at Ft. Knox, Kentucky.  Served in England, France, Luxembourg, where he was wounded 1945.  Has Good Conduct and ETO Ribbon with 2 Campaign Stars.

Notes:

  • Troy William Connor
  • Aug 8, 1922 - Mar 30, 2007
  • Obituary
  • Prairie Grove Cemetery, Emmett, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Dorothy Ruth Stroder) Connor; s/o Willie Joseph Connor & Julia Inez (Gorman) Connor
COOK, THOMAS C.
F/Sgt Thomas C. Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Cook, Richland.  Wife is the former Lorraine Doolen.  Attended Richland High School.  Entered the Army 1939, training at Ft. Crockett, Camp Hulen, Davis and Ft. Dix.  Served in England, Luxembourg, France, and Germany.

Notes:

  • Thomas Clyde Cook
  • Sep 3, 1920 - May 3, 2005
  • Obituary
  • Fort Sam Houston Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
  • h/o Ida Mae (Walker) Cook; s/o Clyde Cook & Mattie (Stubbs) Cook
COOK, HOWARD A.
CWO Howard A. Cook, son of Mrs. S. A. Cook, Corsicana, wife of the former Lena Miller.  Entered the Navy in 1923, training at San Diego, Calif.  Served in Panama and all parts of the Pacific.  Wears several medals and honors.

Notes:

  • Howard A. Cook
  • May 9, 1904 - Nov 22, 1986
  • Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Lena (Miller) Cook; s/o S. A. Cook
  • Cook Family Biography
COOK, JAMES A.
Sgt, James A. Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cook, wife is Venna May Cook.  Attended Oak Valley Schools.  Entered the Air Corps 1942, training at Camp Luns, New Mexico.  Served in Iceland, England and is now on duty at Dan Field, Bangor, Main.  Has ETO Ribbon and Good Conduct Ribbon

Notes:

  • James Angus Cook
  • Mar 25, 1906 - Jun 11, 1062
  • Obituary
  • h/o Doril Virginia (Dalton) Cook-West; s/o James Merrill Cook & Martha Mattie (Avery) Cook
  • Hamilton cemetery, Retreat, Navarro Co., TX

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COOK, JESSE C., JR
T/Sgt. Jesse C. Cook, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse C. Cook, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Peggy Gordon, attended Athens High School. Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps at Sheppard Field, and recived diplomas from 3 Air Corps Technical Schools. Now Crew Chief on A-26, on duty at Pinecastle, Fla.

Notes:

  • Jesse Collin "John" Cook, Jr.
  • Jun 18, 1920 -Jun 12, 2013
  • Obituary
  • Bellwood Memorial Park, Temple, Bell Co., TX
  • h/o Norma Tressa (Matthews) Cook; s/o Jesse Collins Cook & Norma Tressa (Matthews) Cook
COOK, TALMADGE 
Pvt. Talmadge Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Cook, husband of the former Miss Allene Peacock, attended Athens High school. Entered Air Corps, 1942, trained at Blackland Army Air Field, discharged, 1944.

Notes:

  • Talmadge M. Cook
  • Dec 26, 1922 - Oct 7, 1986
  • Bellwood Memorial Park, Temple, Bell Co., TX
  • s/o Jesse Collins Cook & Norma Tressa (Matthews) Cook
COOK, PRESTON K.
Pfc. Preston K. Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Cook, Corsicana, graduate of Mildred Schools.  Entered service 1945, trained with Air Corps at Sheppard Field, and Harlingen.  Now on duty at Alamogordo, New Mexico.

Notes:

  • Preston Kelly Cook
  • Jul 9, 1924 - Apr 25, 2016
  • Bellwood Memorial Park, Temple, Bell Co., TX
  • Obituary
  • Cook Family Biography
  • h/o Frances Adele (Johnson) Cook; s/o Alvah R. Cook & Lillie Pearl (Kelly) Cook
COOK, GLENN J.
Cpl. Glenn J. Cook, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Cook, Corsicana, graduate of Mildred Schools.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Army Air Corps at Sheppard Field now stationed at Del Rio.

Note:

  • Glen Joseph Cook
  • Mar 5, 1922 - Dec 6, 2001
  • Obituary
  • Cook Family Biography
  • h/o Margaret (Jordan) Cook; s/o Alvah R. Cook & Lillie Pearl (Kelly) Cook
COOLEY, TROY
T/Sgt. Troy Cooley, son of William and Ada Cooley, husband of the former Miss Lucille Strum, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army at Camp Bowie, Camp Blanding and Camp Edwards.  Has served in Africa, Italy and France, wounded twice.  Has Purple Heart with Cluster, Good Conduct, Bronze Star, 3 Battle Stars, and Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Troy Everett Cooley
  • Aug 30, 1912 - Jul 19, 2000
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, TX
  • h/o Lucille (Strum) Cooley; s/o William Everett Cooley & Ada Neely (Beamon) Biggs
COOPER, MARVIN B.
S 1/C Marvin B. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cooper, husband of the former Miss Katherin Frederick, attended Frost High School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Coast Guard at Camp Harchan, La.  Has served in Philippines, Manila and New Guinea, now on duty there.

Notes:

  • Marvin B. Coop[er
  • Sep 19, 1915 - Oct 13, 1975
  • Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX

 

COOPER, ROY C.
T/Sgt Roy C. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Cooper, Dawson, graduate of Dawson High School.  Entered Army Ordnance, 1940, trained at Ft. Sam Houston.  Has been in Iran, the Persian Gulf Command, now on duty at Fort Jackson, S.C. Wears Overseas Ribbons and Medals and Good Conduct Badge.

Notes:

  • Roy Christolph Cooper
  • Oct 6, 1916 - Nov 3, 2000
  • h/o Donna Marie (Harper) Cooper; s/o Albert James Cooper & Mattie Sue (Shull) Cooper
  • Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
COOPER, JOHN T.
Cox, John T. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Cooper, Barry, husband of the former Miss Minnie Lue Mosley, graduate of Barry High School.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Navy at Great Lakes.  Has served on Guam, Guadalcanal, Pearl Harbor, Marshalls, Africa, New Guinea, now on duty in Pacific.  Has service Ribbons with Bronze Stars.

Notes:

COOPER, HOWARD E.
A/S Howard E. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Cooper, Barry, graduate of Barry High School.  Entered service, 1945, trained with navy at San Diego, where now on duty.
COOPER, BILLY B.
G.M. 3/C Billy B. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Cooper, Barry, attended Barry Schools.  Entered service, 1943, trained with Navy at Great Lakes.  Has served at Pearl Harbor, Okinawa, Marshall Islands and Marianas, now on duty in Pacific.  Has 4 Bronze Stars, Asiatic Service Ribbon.

Notes:

  • Obituary
  • Jolly Cemetery, Taylorsville, Alexander Co., NC
  • s/o George Clarence Cooper & Mary Alice (Coker) Cooper buried at Dresden Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX

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