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Ernest Tyra Bynum
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1903
Death: Feb. 6, 1996

Ernest Tyra BYNUM was born 19 3- 1903 in Blount County, Alabama, and died 6 2- 1996 in San Diego, San Diego County, California. He was the son of Aurelius BYNUM and Emma DAILY. He married Wilma MURPHREE abt 1928

Ernest Tyra Bynum, 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1996, in San Diego, CA., where he and his wife had only recently taken up residence in a nursing home to be nearer to their children. A native of Blount County and long-time resident of Oneonta, Mr. Bynum was a son of the late Realy and Emma Dailey Bynum and husband of Wilma Murphree Bynum. Mr. Bynum held a degree from the University of Alabama and had taught in a number of schools including Oneonta Grammar School. He was for years a Sinclair oil distributor and also served for a time as administrator of Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Lester Memorial United Methodist church, where he had served in many capacities over the years, and of Oneonta Civitan club, at whose meetings he used to play the piano. Noted for the reams of poetry he could quote without faltering, he was a familiar figure about town, nattily dressed and driving a vintage 1950s Lincoln. Surviving besides his wife are daughter and son-in-law Carol and Nick Frost, San Diego; son and Daughter-in-law Dr. Max and Nina Bynum, Groveland, California; grandchildren Lauren Bynum, Matthew Bynum, and Michelle Bynum; and sister Ruby Box, Cleveland. Rev. Bert Goodwin and Rev. Gary Formby officiated a memorial service Feb. 11 at Mr. Bynumís church. Afterwards, the family greeted relatives and friends in the church fellowship hall. Only the immediate family was present the preceding day for burial of remains at Antioch Methodist Cemetery on Straight Mountain.
[Blount Countian, February 14, 1996]
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  Wilma Davis Murphree Bynum (1902 - 1997)
Antioch Methodist Cemetery
Blount County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Matt
Record added: Aug 20, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15434798
Ernest Tyra Bynum
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Ernest Tyra Bynum
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From a distant Bynum cousin. Thanks to harveygirl for the tombstone photo.
- Mindy
 Added: Feb. 1, 2009

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