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James Leland Overstreet, Sr
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Birth: May 2, 1904
Death: Jan. 6, 1939

Jan. 12, 1939
Star Herald
Kosciusko, Ms.

Man Injured by explosion of Fuel Dies

WINONA--James Leland Overstreet, 33, farmer of the Zilpha community near Vaiden died in a local hospital of burns he received Dec. 22 when a can of tractor fuel he mistook for Kerosene exploded while he was attempting to make a fire.

His wife also was badly burned, but was saved from worse injury by the quick action of one of her young sons, who wrapped a quilt around her body & smothered the flames.

Funeral services will be held from the Pine Bluff Church Sunday morning & interment will follow in the church cem. with Lee Funeral Home in charge of arrangement.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Etta Williams Overstreet; 3 sons, James, Jean & William Overstreet; parents, W.M. & Mrs. Elizabeth Overstreet, of Vaiden; 1 brother, Shelton Overstreet, of Vaiden; 1 sister, Mrs. Grace Woodson of Kosciusko

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Etta Overstreet Austin (1906 - 1998)
 
Burial:
Pine Bluff Cemetery
Poplar Creek
Montgomery County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Oct 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22348877
James Leland Overstreet, Sr
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