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Otha Jones Bilbo
Birth: Mar. 20, 1908
Sanco
Coke County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1996
Hobbs
Lea County
New Mexico, USA

Otha Jones Bilbo was the son of Benjamin Wafford Bilbo and Sarah Catherine Walk, TX.

He married May 16, 1934, Carrizozo, NM to Willie Henrietta Kelt. She is buried in Prairie Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.

He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga. After the war, he owned the Hobbs service station for more than 30 years. He was a volunteer fireman who was active in youth sports and the Lea County Sheriff Posse. A memeber of the First United Methodist Church, Odd Fellows, VFW, American Legion Lions Club and Masonic Lodge #63, where he was a 32nd. degree Mason.

They have a son Paul Hobbs, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Sister, Katherine Bilbo McGuire.

Would like to thank Jim Morell for sponsoring Otha Jones Bilbo's memorial. His thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Wafford Bilbo (1859 - 1944)
  Sarah Catherine Walk Bilbo (1868 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Willie Henrietta Kelt Bilbo (1914 - 1997)
 
 Siblings:
  Minnie Belle Bilbo Randle (1893 - 1988)*
  George Winston Bilbo (1896 - 1897)*
  Raymond Winston Bilbo (1897 - 1975)*
  Ruth E Bilbo (1897 - 1898)*
  Alley James Bilbo (1899 - 1992)*
  John Wafford Bilbo (1906 - 1943)*
  Otis Lee Bilbo (1908 - 1929)*
  Otha Jones Bilbo (1908 - 1996)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prairie Haven Memorial Park
Hobbs
Lea County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Georgia Girl
Record added: Feb 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33560391
Otha Jones Bilbo
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Otha Jones Bilbo
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Appreciated for his service.
- Donald Thomasson
 Added: Mar. 10, 2016

- Georgia Girl
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- Jim Morell
 Added: Dec. 26, 2013
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