May 26, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday – Ray V. Odom

Ray and Ruth Cohenour Odom headstone

Ray Vance Odom (my grandfather) was born 27 February 1908 in Checotah, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, and died 24 June 1988 in Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma.

Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma

Ray was an optometrist, amateur photographer, and an excellent vegetable gardener.

May 19, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday – George W. Odom

George W Odom headstone

George Washington Odom (my great grandfather) was born 13 April 1875 in Harmony, Johnson County, Arkansas, and died 09 January 1923 in Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma.

Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Checotah, McIntosh County, Oklahoma

Cause of Death: General paralysis

Military Service:  Philippine Insurrection (05 August 1899 - 27 February 1901)

Served as City Marshall for Checotah, McIntosh County, Indian Territory & Oklahoma

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