|Birth: ||Dec. 21, 1922|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 1944|
JOPLIN NEWS HERALD, JOPLIN, MISSOURI, MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1944, SECTION 4B
LIEUT. ISGRIGG'S FUNERAL TOMORROW
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Parker-Hunsaker chapel for Second Lieutenant Billy E. Isgrigg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Isgrigg, 2022 Pennsylvania avenue, who was killed in a plane crash Thursday night near Longville, La., while on a routine flight from his base at Lake Charles, La.
The Rev. E.W. Love will officiate. Military rites will be held at the grave in Mount Hope cemetery. The body will lie in state until noon tomorrow at the home when it will be removed to the chapel. The body arrived in Joplin this morning.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ezra Hunt, Ed Ross, Harold Crume, Benny Rush, Louis Green, Guy English, Bob Pearson and Raymond Call. Active pallbearers will be pilots from the Independence, Kan., army air base.
Luther E Isgrigg (1900 - 1982)
Bernice L Isgrigg (1903 - 1977)
Billie Earl Isgrigg (1922 - 1944)
Jimmie Rexford Isgrigg (1933 - 2011)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Kelly
Record added: Jun 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53483819
2nd Lieutenant.-Died in the service of his country on this date 70 years ago, aboard B-26B Marauder #41-18239 in a crash 20 miles south of DeRidder, Louisiana. Three other airmen also perished.|
Added: Aug. 3, 2014