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John Lawson Abshire, Sr
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Birth: May 1, 1921
Death: Dec. 14, 2000

CPL US AIR FORCE WW II PURPLE HEART
Funeral services for John L. Abshire, 79, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday,
Dec. 16, from Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. The Rev. Herbert May will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home.
Mr. Abshire died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2000, in the Jennings hospital.
He was a native of Crowley and lived most of his life in the Welsh area. He was a carpenter. He was an Army veteran and served with the 82nd Airborne Division in Belgium in World War II. He received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the VFW. He was a member of Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Viola Oliver Abshire of Welsh; one son, Ronald Abshire Sr. of Welsh; one daughter, Sandra Stebbins of Welsh; one sister, Marie Oliver of Welsh; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Willis Abshire (1899 - 1980)
  Sylvina Cormier Abshire (1890 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Viola Oliver Abshire (1923 - 2007)
 
 Children:
  John Lawson Abshire (1943 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lawson Abshire (1921 - 2000)
  Onezime "Bill" Abshire (1922 - 1998)*
  Aldest Abshire (1925 - 1994)*
  Marie Alida Abshire Oliver (1927 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Cemetery
Welsh
Jefferson Davis Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Alvenia Thibodeaux
Record added: Oct 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21957288
John Lawson Abshire, Sr
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