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John Devan Blizzard
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Birth: May 1, 1877
Lawrence County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1962
Alba
Wood County
Texas, USA

Funeral services were conducted at the Alba Baptist Church Tuesday, June 5, 1962, for Mr. John D. Blizzard, 85, with the Rev. L. C. Vermillion of Hainesville, a long-time friend, officiating. Interment was in the City Cemetery at Emory under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home of Alba. Pall bearers were Delroy Russell, T. B. Hooton, Jodie Hil, T. L. Stovall, A. P. Painter and Albert Gilley.
Mr. Blizzard died Sunday night, June 3, after a long illness. Born May 1, 1877, in Alabama, his family first relocated to Mississippi, then he came to Alba in 1902 and had lived there since. He served as postmaster and was a merchant there for many years before his retirement. He was married to Velma Elliott McMillon June 4, 1916. He had been a Christian for a number of years and had been a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Survivors included his wife, one sister of Mississippi, and several nieces and nephews.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Obediah D. Blizzard (1848 - 1911)
  Frances Jane Devan Blizzard (1847 - 1909)
 
 Spouse:
  Velma H Elliott Blizzard (1888 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Edgar Simms Blizzard (1872 - 1931)*
  John Devan Blizzard (1877 - 1962)
  Ephraim Sims Blizzard (1878 - 1938)*
  Amanda Virginia Blizzard Johnson (1880 - 1932)*
  Laura Annett Blizzard Ledbetter (1883 - 1974)*
  Mary Elizabeth Blizzard Bentley (1886 - 1937)*
  Benjamin Franklin Blizzard (1889 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Emory City Cemetery
Emory
Rains County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Rick Bryant
Record added: Oct 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43100138
John Devan Blizzard
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John Devan Blizzard
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- Linda Hagedorn Finley
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- Jane (Cuffle) Funcheon
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013
 
 
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