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Lester Edel Bird
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1917
Du Quoin
Perry County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 22, 1991
Du Quoin
Perry County
Illinois, USA

Lester is the son of Edel and Lula Mae (Holmes) Bird. He married Vestal Virginia York on May 14, 1949 in Hernando, MS. They had two children: Cynthia and Randall Bird.

Lester retired from the maintenance dept. of the Du Quoin Packing Co. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 82nd Airborne Division. He received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Good Conduct Medals. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edel Bird (1879 - 1964)
  Lula Mae Holmes Bird (1882 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Vestal Virginia York Bird (1919 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Irene Bird Kennedy (1904 - 1980)*
  Elvis H Bird (1907 - 1999)*
  Everett Lyle Bird (1909 - 1974)*
  Eugene Harold Bird (1911 - 1969)*
  Lester Edel Bird (1917 - 1991)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
Du Quoin
Perry County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: SBird
Record added: May 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27022792
Lester Edel Bird
Added by: SBird
 
Lester Edel Bird
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- SBird
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