|Birth: ||Jun., 1865|
|Death: ||May 11, 1944|
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;
Purnie Iva Pearl
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, DIES IN DAUGHTER'S HOME
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~
Emby 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)*
Charley E Creekmore (1887 - 1889)*
Lillie Mae Creekmore Anderson (1892 - 1980)*
Modesto Citizens Cemetery
Plot: Avenue 6, Space 76
Created by: DeeDee Shackelford
Record added: Aug 06, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5670445