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FARMER, WILLIE D.
Sgt. Willie D. Farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Farmer, husband of the former Miss Thelma Anderson, attended Mildred High School. Entered service, 1940, trained with Signal Air Corps at Brownwood, Reno, New Fresno, California.  Has served in England, France, Belgium and Germany.  Has 5 Battle Stars, now on duty in Germany

Notes:

  • Willis Doyle Farmer
  • Sep 20, 1919 - Jun 5, 1984
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Thelma Laura (Anderson) Farmer
FARMER, A.D.
Pvt. A. D. Farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Farmer, Blooming Grove, graduate of Blooming Grove High School, Entered service, 1944, trained with Army at Ft. McClellan, Ala. Has served in France, Holland, Belgium, and Germany, now on duty at Bogen, Germany.

Notes:

  • Asberry Dean Farmer, Jr.
  • Jan 28, 1926 - Jul 9, 1981
  • h/o Wanda Sue (Peden) Farmer; s/o Asberry Dean Farmer & Cora Jane (Green) Farmer
  • Younger Cemetery, Purdon, Navarro Co., TX
FARMER, HUBBIE D.
Pvt. Hubbie D. Farmer, son of Cpl. Coy L. Leonard, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered service, 1944, trained at Camp Robinson, Ark.  Now on duty at Plue, Germany.

Notes:

  • Jesse Dalnathion "J.D." Farmer
  • Apr 7, 1926 - Dec 19, 2010
  • Obituary
  • s/o William Clyde Farmer & Coy Lee (Steele) Farmer-Leonard (step son of William Butler Leonard)
FARMER, WILLIAM C.
Pvt. William C. Farmer, son of Cpl. Coy L. Leonard, Corsicana, attended Corsicana High School.  Entered Army Air Corps, 1943, trained at Sheppard Field, now on duty at Foggia, Italy.

Notes:

  • William C. Farmer
  • Jul 27, 1924 - Sep 13, 2000
  • h/o Jesse Dalnathion Farmer; s/o William Clyde Farmer & Coy Lee (Steele) Farmer-Leonard (step son of William Butler Leonard)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
FARMER, DENTON
S/Sgt Denton Farmer, son of Mrs. Ruth Farmer, Purdon, husband of the former Miss Joyce Moore, graduate of Purdon Schools. Entered service, 1942, trained with Army at Camp Barkley and in California. Has served in England, France, killed in action 1944, in battle for Gourbersville, France. Has Good Conduct and Purple Heart.

Notes:

  • Denton "Bud" Farmer
  • Nov 5, 1915 - Jun 12, 1944
  • Obituary
  • Dresden Cemetery, Dresden, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Joyce (Moore) Jackson; s/o William Callaway Farmer & Annie Ruth (Whittenburg) Farmer
FARMER, VERNON L.
Pvt. Vernon L. Farmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Farmer, Navarro, attended school at Navarro and Mildred.  Entered service, 1944, trained with Army at Camp Wolters.  Not on duty at Camp Maxey.  Has Expert Rifleman's Medal.

Notes:

  • Vernon Lowell "Binge" Farmer Sr.
  • Aug 4, 1926 - Aug 29, 2016
  • Obituary
  • h/o Martha Avilene (Mewbourn) Farmer; s/o Dalton Edward Farmer & Lillie Mae (McCarter) Farmer
  • Union Cemetery, Cross Roads, Henerson Co., TX
FARRIS, JOHN R.
Pfc. John R. Farris, son of Mr. Jim Farris of Rural Shade, attended Kerens High School.  Entered service, March 1942, trained with the 159th Infantry in California and Washington.  Has served in Alaska and Germany, where now on duty.

Notes:

  • John Riley Farris
  • Jul 18, 1918 - Dec 22, 1997
  • Highland Cemetery, Canton, Van Zandt Co., TX
  • h/o Mary Elizabeth (High) Farris & Edna Odessa (McBride) Farris; s/o James Bunn Farris & Adnie Etta (Inmon) Farris
FARRIS, JAMES W.
1st Sgt. James Farris, son of Mr. J. B. Farris, Kerens, attended Rural Shade School.  Entered Army Q. M. Co. May 5, 1942, trained at Camp Wolters, Tex.  Has served in N. Africa, now on duty at Rome, Italy.
FARRIS, JOHN R. (duplicate)
Pfc. John r. Farris, son of Mr. J. B. Farris, Kerens, graduated from Kerens High School.  entered Army March, 1942, trained at Camp Swift, Camp Roberts, California.  Has served in Alaska, and Germany, where now on duty.
FARRIS, AALON J.
Cpl. Aalon J. Farris, son of Mr. J. B. Farris, Kerens, attended Rural Shade School.  Enlisted Army July 1942, trained at Los Angeles, Calif.  Given Medical Discharge Oct. 1944.

Notes:

  • Aalon J. "Pat" Farris
  • Jul 4, 1921 - Jan 23, 2000
  • Obituary
  • Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., TX
  • h/o Sylvia M. (Montalbono) Farris; s/o James Bunn Farris & Addie Etta (Inman) Farris

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FAUGHN, BILL J.
Cpl. Bill J. Faughn, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Faughn, Kerens, Texas, graduated from Kerens High School.  Entered Army, 1941, volunteered for Paratroopers.  Trained at Camp Pillips, Kan., Camp Butner, N.C.  Now serving on Saipan at 410 Q.M. Depot.

Notes:

  • Billy Jefferson Faughn
  • Sep 29, 1923 - May 1, 1999
  • Prairie Point Cemetery, Bazette, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Joyce Lynn (King) Faughn & Malcolm Hughs Faughn & Trixie Evelyn (Deskin) Faughn
FAUGHN, WILLIAM H.
Sgt. William H. Faughn, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Highnote, Corsicana, husband of the former Miss Jean Coley, graduate of Masonic Home School of Texas, Ft. Worth.  Entered service, 1942, trained with Air Corps at Lowry Field, Sheppard Field, stdying Remote Control Turret Mechanics.  Now on duty at Lowry Field, Col.

Notes:

  • William Howard Faughn
  • Jun 19, 1922 - Jan 2, 1990
  • Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
  • h/o Doris Jean (Corley) Faugn; s/o Alfred Edison Highnote & Carrie Gertrude (Jackson) Highnote
FAULK, ROBERT W.
GM Robert W. Faulk, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Faulk, Houston, graduate of Emhouse, Texas.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Navy at San Diego.  Has served in China, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, Borneo, now on duty in Washington.  Has Good Conduct, Pre-Pearl Harbor, American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific, and 4 Battle Stars, wounded on Guadalcanal, 1943.

Notes:

FAULKNER, WAYNE D.
Cpl. Wayne D. Faulkner, son of Mrs. W. H. Steelman, husband of the former Miss Gloria Summa, attended school at Richland.  Entered the Air Corps in 1941, trained at Spokane, Wash.  Has served at Hawaii, now on duty in the South Pacific.

Notes:

  • Wayne Dubart Faulkner
  • Mar 7, 1922 - Jul 19, 1984
  • Mexia City Cemetery, Mexia, Limestone Co., TX
  • s/o Samuel F. Faulkner & Sonoma Pearl (Farmer) Steelman-Faulkner-Griffin
FEATHERSTON, ERENST B.
Sgt. Ernest B. Featherston, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Featherston, husband of the former Miss Helen Aven, attended Powell Schools.  Entered service, 1940, trained with Army at Camps Bowie, Blanding, Edwards and Ft. Sill.  Has served in N. Africa, Italy, France, Germany, Australia, and Belgium, discharged.  Has 5 Campaign Battle Stars.

Notes:

  • Ernest Bradford "Shorty" Featherston
  • Sep 29, 1919 - Sep 30, 1998
  • Resthaven Memorial Park, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
  • h/o Helen Marie (Aven) Featherston; s/o John Abraham Featherston & Vergie Carene (Bradford) Featherston
FEATHERSTON, RAYMOND D.
Pvt. Raymon D. Featherston, son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Featherston, attended Powell Schools.  Entered service, 1945, trained with Army at Camp Hood and Ft. Meade.  Now on duty in Hawaiian Islands.

Notes:

  • Raymon Darrol Featherston
  • Sep 16, 1926 - Nov 26, 2000
  • Myrtle Cemetery, Ennis, Ellis Co., TX
  • h/o Ruth E. (Mayfield) Featherston; s/o John Abraham Featherston & Vergie Carene (Bradford) Featherston
FERGUSON, JAMES E.
S/Sgt. James E. Ferguson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ferguson, husband of the former Miss Leola Mae Crocker, Kerens, attended Jacksonville High School.  Entered Army, 1943, trained at Camp Butner, N.C. and Camp Pickett, La.  Has served in France and Belgium.  On duty at Edersee, Germany.  Has the Purple Heart, wounded Dec. 18, 1944.

Notes:

FERGUSON, THOMAS EDDIE
Pvt. Thomas Eddie Ferguson, son of Mr. Authur and the late Mrs. Ferguson, Angus, graduated from Navarro High School, 1936.  Entered service, 1941, trained with Air Corps at March Field California.  Has served in the Philippine Islands, died in a Japanese Prison Camp, Dec. 16, 1942.

Notes:

  • Thomas Edgar "Eddie" Ferguson, Pvt.
  • Nov 23, 1918 - Dec 18, 1942
  • Obituary
  • National Cemetery in San Antonio; also marker at Hopewell Cemetery, Navarro Co., TX
FERRELL, JOHN E.
Cpl. John E. Ferrell, son of  Mr. and Mrs. John B. Ferrell, husband of the former Miss Mary Katherine Dillard.  Entered the Air Corps in 1942, trained at Big Spring, Texas, Gulfport, Miss., and Seattle, Wash.  Now on duty at Roswall, N. Mexico.

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FIELDS, RICHARD W.
A/S Richard W. Fields, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Fields, husband of the former Clifford Pool, attended Corsicana Schools.  Entered service, 1944 trained with Navy at Farragut, Idaho, discharged.

Notes:

  • Richard William Fields
  • Feb 20, 1910 - Oct 27, 1948
  • h/o Clifford Inez (Poole) Fields-Crowe, m. July 19, 1939
  • Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX

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