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Thomas Elisha Bebber
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1906
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1959
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA

Thomas was the son of William Vance and Myrtle (Burgess) Bebber. He married Nell Louise Moose and they had four children: Myrtle Faye, Thomas Elisha Jr., (male) and Phillip Lynn.

Greensboro Daily News
Jun 3, 1959 Page: 1

Sheriff Thomas E. Bebber, Sr.
Alexander County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 2, 1959
Age: 53
Tour: 12 years

Sheriff Bebber was shot and killed when he and a deputy responded to a domestic dispute in which a 38 year old man was throwing rocks at his father's house. While in the house the man picked up a .22 caliber rifle and shot Sheriff Bebber in the back, killing him. The suspect surrendered one hour later and was charged with murder.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison October 2, 1959. He died in prison May 21, 2002.
Family links: 
  William Vance Bebber (1861 - 1929)
  Myrtle Wheeler Burgess Bebber (1870 - 1948)
  Nell Moose Bebber (1912 - 1999)*
  Thomas Elisha Bebber (1937 - 2015)*
  Millie Zona Bebber Robinette (1894 - 1964)*
  William Jennings Bebber (1897 - 1982)*
  Thomas Elisha Bebber (1906 - 1959)
  Annie Lou Bebber Francis (1910 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Three Forks Baptist Church Cemetery
Alexander County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Sharon
Record added: Jun 06, 2008
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You are remembered today Sheriff Bebber. Your courage and sacrifice are not forgotten. God bless all those who serve and protect.
- NC Sheriff's Deputy mom
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014

- Gary Moore
 Added: May. 30, 2012

- Sharon
 Added: Feb. 28, 2010
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