Decatur County TN

Those Who Served From Decatur County

CREASY, Hollis
Services for 23 year old Hollis Creasy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Buford Creasy ofDecatur Couinty will be Friday at 2 from Corinth Chuch in Decatur Co. Pfc. Creasy lost his life in action against the communists in Korea four months ago. The body arrived in Lexington Wednesday afternoon and was carried to the home of his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Sparks at Scotts Hill. Military honors will be given at the grave. Wylie - Gurley Funeral home has charge.
Lexington Progress 2/1/1952. Buried at
Corinth Cemetery


- Killed in Korea April 16, 1951 will arrive here this Friday afternoon at 4:35. Services will be conducted Saturday from Peace Chapel Church by the Rev. Edwin Deusner. Military services will be given at the grave. Sgt. Ferguson was only 20 years of age at the time of his death. The body will remain at Pafford Funeral Home until time for the funeral. He leaves his father, J.O. Ferguson Sr; six brothers, J.O. Jr., Lexington; John of Virginia, Bill with the army in Germany; Ray of Aukland New Zealand, Roy of Lexington and Eugene of Memphis; two sisters, Mrs. Arby Scott of Holland MO and Mrs. Idell Harrington of Memphis.

HAMM, James F. PFC ARMY - Killed in Action 19 August 1950

HELMS, Azell Hubert PFC US Army. (10 February 1931 - 27 March 1977) Buried at Mt. Carmel Cemetery Decatur Co TN There is a carved heart and the date "Oct. 18, 1967" on the military marker

JENNINGS, Frank P. Pvt. Army Died while missing 25 April 1951. Military Memorial

KENNEDY, Thomas L. -- Born Oct. 3, 1932 in Decatur County. Discharged with the rank of boilerman third class. Thomas Passed away Dec. 5, 1958. He was the son of Tom Kennedy.
Veterans History Decatur County TN - 1846-2000