|Birth: ||Aug. 27, 1922|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 2005|
Elmer Glen Lewallen, 83, died Dec. 19, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. He was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Oregon County, MO, the son of William Franklin and Barbara (Stradel) Lewallen.
He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II and earning the rank of Technician Fourth Grade. He was a decorated veteran receiving numerous awards for battles and campaigns in which he served, including two Bronze Stars and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with one Bronze Star.
He was a laborer, working in house construction and was a member of the Labor Union, Local 682 in St. Louis, MO.
Survivors include a son, Kenneth Lewallen of Worthington, OH; nieces and nephews; grand-nieces and grand-nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mardell (Hackworth) Lewallen; three brothers, Billie, Henry and Ed Lewallen; and seven sisters, Ruby Russell, Margaret Mills, Mary Crase, Fern Lewallen, Jettie Hackworth, Dorothy Grooms and Anise E. Lewallen.
The funeral service was held at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer Dec. 22 with Rev. David Honeycutt and Elmer Russell officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.
Pallbearers were Larry Mills, Lester Hackworth, Frank Crase, Carlos Barton, Ronnie Mills and Elmer Russell.
Honorary pallbearers were Dolan Hackworth, Dean Hackworth, Duane Hackworth, Donnie Russell and Haston Combs.
SOUTH MISSOURIAN NEWS, 29/Dec/2005
William Franklin Lewallen (1877 - 1944)
Barbara Stradal Lewallen (1884 - 1967)
Mardell I Hackworth Lewallen (1922 - 2001)*
Kenneth Glen Lewallen (1949 - 2013)*
Margaret Louisa Lewallen Mills (1909 - 1997)*
Ruby Edna Lewallen Russell (1909 - 1951)*
Jettie May Lewallen Hackworth (1913 - 2002)*
Dorothy Frankie Modena Lewallen Grooms (1915 - 2003)*
Anise Evelyn Lewallen (1919 - 2003)*
Henry Benny Lewallen (1921 - 1921)*
Elmer Glen Lewallen (1922 - 2005)
Clarence Ed Lewallen (1924 - 2005)*
Fern Sadie Lewallen (1926 - 1926)*
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Record added: Mar 10, 2007
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