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Lonnie Barron
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1931
Forest (Natchitoches Parish)
Natchitoches Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1957
Muttonville
St. Clair County
Michigan, USA

Lonnie was born the son of a sharecropper in Forest LA. His family moved Richton MS where he grew up. He dropped out of school at 14 and went to work. He bought a guitar and learned to play. He joined the US Air Force as soon as he was able. He began his music career playing in clubs near where his was stationed. After the service, after being discharged in Michigan he got a disc jockey job at WSDC in Marine City MI. He also recorded several records and performed at local dances.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Archie Barron (1909 - 1978)
  Alma Barron (1905 - 1987)
 
Burial:
Sunset Cemetery
Richton (Perry County)
Perry County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Gene Phillips
Record added: Mar 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35355794
Lonnie Barron
Added by: SerenityNow
 
Lonnie Barron
Added by: Gene Phillips
 
Lonnie Barron
Added by: Gene Phillips
 
 
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Remember you from the 1950's radio station in Marine City Michigan & Richmond, MI "White Eagle Hall". You were a very talented young entertainer! You will never be gorgotten Lonnie Barron.....
- suzyq
 Added: Apr. 21, 2013
You were pretty big back then in Michigan and was compared to Elvis. The out pouring of grief from your fans when you died was huge. I'm sorry you never got the chance to get your guitar shaped pool.Sweet peace Lonnie xo
- SerenityNow
 Added: Aug. 17, 2012
Lonnie you left us too soon!Rest in peace You have not been forgotton!
- George S. Ellington
 Added: Feb. 1, 2011
 
 
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