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Merle W. Denton
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Birth: Apr. 21, 1919
Death: Oct. 10, 2008

Funeral services for Merle "Hardtimes" Denton, age 89, of Bastrop, were held at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Chapel of Golden Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery in Spearsville. Mr. Denton, a retired employee of International Paper Company, passed away Oct. 10 at Cherry Ridge Guest Care Center.

The Gazette, Farmerville LA obituary

Pfc. Merle W. Denton, son of Mrs. J. E. Denton, Farmerville, Louisiana. Attended Junction City, Arkansas, schools. Entered Army, 1943, trained at Kearns, Utah; Herrinton, Kansas; Camp Howze, Texas. Served ETO. Awarded ETO Ribbons, Pres. Citation and Battle Star, GC Medal, French Citation and Marksman Medal.

Source: Info from American Legion - Men & Women in World War II from Lincoln, Morehouse & Union Parishes 1946

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Audrey L Vickers Denton (1921 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Canaan Cemetery
Lockhart
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: svanwyk
Record added: Oct 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30739495
Merle W. Denton
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Merle W. Denton
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May you rest in peace.
- svanwyk
 Added: Apr. 9, 2009
 
 
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