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Earl Preston Stroud
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1918
Death: Jun. 14, 1986, USA

He was born in Red River Louisiana to Eddie Jackson Stroud and Zona Lee Chelette on Sept. 20, 1918 and died on June 14, 1986 in Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas. He enjoyed playing Basketball while he was in school and was offered a scholarship to play basketball for North Louisiana University but World War II broke out and all the boys were enlisting, as he did too. He joined the US Army and was stationed in San Diego, Calif. as rank of Sargeant 1st class in charge of training the troops in the Mojave desert. It was there that he met his wife, Lillie Ruth Brooks while she was working at an Aircraft Factory and they were married on Oct 19, 1943 in Yuma Arizona. He was a life long member of the Church of Christ. He was employed by National Life and Accident Insurance Co. for 23 yrs. until his health failed and he retired. They had two daughters. His most loved hobby was fishing. He was a wonderful Father, husband, and son. 
 
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 Parents:
  Eddie Jackson Stroud (1891 - 1953)
  Zona Lee Chelette Stroud (1900 - 1974)
 
 Siblings:
  Maeoma V. Stroud (1916 - 1928)*
  Earl Preston Stroud (1918 - 1986)
  Artis Monroe Stroud (1922 - 2002)*
  L. Z. Stroud (1924 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home
Beaumont
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sharron Stroud Brittain
Record added: May 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69609497
Earl Preston Stroud
Added by: Sharron Stroud Brittain
 
Earl Preston Stroud
Added by: Sharron Stroud Brittain
 
Earl Preston Stroud
Added by: Sharron Stroud Brittain
 
 
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Miss you even after 26 years without you.Love you!
- Sharron Stroud Brittain
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012
Love you!
- Sharron Stroud Brittain
 Added: Jun. 6, 2011
 
 
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