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Josiah "Joe" Creekmore
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Birth: Jun., 1865
Whitley County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 11, 1944
Stanislaus County
California, USA

Josiah "Joe" Creekmore
was the son of Emby King and Mary Jane (SMITH) Creekmore
he was born in Whitley County Kentucky, but moved to Crawford County Arkansas where he married 10 July 1887 Elizabeth "Lizzie" Robards/Roberts daughter of William & Amy (Meadows/Meadors) Robards

They were the parents of;
Ira Franklin
Milford M.
William C.
Ancil Gatleth
Amy M.
Purnie Iva Pearl
Dessie Sarah
and possibly two others named Buddy & Nettie , that must have died as infants
all children born in Arkansas, this family later moved to Jenks Oklahoma area, Lizzie died in the 1940's and is buried in the Bixby, Oklahoma Cemetery as is their daughter Amy.

Obit 12 APR 1944 Modesto Bee, Modesto, California

Modesto Bee, Wednesday, April 12, 1944, p 8


Joe S. Creekmore, 78, died in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Dessie Crittenden, near Hughson last evening.
Creekmore, born in Whitley, KY, June 5, 1865, engaged in farming near Jenks, Okla., a number of years, retiring about a year ago to make his home near Hughson.
Besides Mrs. Crittenden, he leaves the following children; Ira Creekmore of Modesto, Milford and Ancil Creekmore of Hughson, Mrs. Purnie Anglin of Hughson. He was the brother of Barry Creekmore of Arkansas, Simpson and Andrew Creekmore of Oklahoma, Mrs. Betty Meadows of Arkansas, Mrs. Lilly Burr of Tulare and Mrs. Lorraine Parks of Los Angeles. He also leaves 24 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock in Moore's Funeral Chapel with Rev. C. C. Muston officiating. Interment will be in the Modesto Cemetery.

Transcribed by Judy Ewbank

~Thanks to Jeff Jahn for this obit~
Family links: 
  Embey King Creekmore (1844 - 1931)
  Mary Jane Smith Creekmore (1846 - 1908)
  Elizabeth Robards Creekmore (1869 - 1941)
  Ira Franklin Creekmore (1887 - 1973)*
  Milford M Creekmore (1889 - 1973)*
  Ancil Gatleth Creekmore (1893 - 1981)*
  Amy M. Creekmore (1896 - 1940)*
  Purnie Iva Pearl Creekmore Anglin (1898 - 1977)*
  Dessie Sarah Creekmore Richardson (1901 - 1997)*
  Josiah "Joe" Creekmore (1865 - 1944)
  Green Berry Creekmore (1868 - 1949)*
  Mary Emmaline Creekmore Lovitt (1873 - 1962)*
  Jeremiah Creekmore (1877 - 1902)*
  Andrew Jackson Creekmore (1883 - 1970)*
  Lourana Alice Creekmore Parks (1885 - 1977)*
  Charley E Creekmore (1887 - 1889)*
  Lillie Mae Creekmore Anderson (1892 - 1980)*
*Calculated relationship
Modesto Citizens Cemetery
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Plot: Avenue 6, Space 76
Created by: DeeDee Shackelford
Record added: Aug 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5670445
Josiah Joe Creekmore
Added by: DeeDee Shackelford
Josiah Joe Creekmore
Added by: DeeDee Shackelford
Josiah Joe Creekmore
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 Added: Feb. 24, 2013

- CL Hileman
 Added: Jan. 18, 2013

- DeeDee Shackelford
 Added: Mar. 11, 2009
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