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Iro Perry Medford
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1918
Haywood County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 2003
Canton
Haywood County
North Carolina, USA

Iro P. Medford

Canton - Iro Perry Medford, age 85, of Birch Street, died Saturday, June 15, 2003, at his residence.

He was a native and life long resident of Haywood County and was the son of the late Cephus E. and Mary Walls Medford. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hilda Smathers Medford, who died in 1991 and his second wife, Willodean Reynolds Medford, who died in 1996 and also an infant son, Phillip Medford.

He retired from Champion International. He was an Army veteran of World War II serving in the Pacific Theatre, and he was a friend to all.

He is survived by a sister, Mary Thompson and a brother, Lewin Medford both of Canton and a stepdaughter, Gail Johnson of Asheville.

The funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Perry Hines officiating. Entombment will follow at The Horizon Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Morning Star Cemetery Maintenance Fund, P.O. Box 1746, Canton, NC 28716. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cephus Erwin Medford (1875 - 1967)
  Mary Cordellia Walls Medford (1880 - 1965)
 
 Spouses:
  Hilda Margaret Smathers Medford (1924 - 1991)*
  Willodean Reynolds Medford (1924 - 1996)*
 
 Children:
  Phillip Ronald Medford (1946 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sherman Clifford Medford (1898 - 1990)*
  Guy Medford (1900 - 1991)*
  Lucy Elizabeth Medford Allen (1902 - 2001)*
  Henry McCay Medford (1904 - 1998)*
  Paul Cephus Medford (1906 - 1994)*
  Lola Hester Medford Gaddy (1909 - 2002)*
  Jack Lenzy Medford (1912 - 1984)*
  Anna Belle Medford Caldwell (1915 - 1992)*
  Iro Perry Medford (1918 - 2003)
  Lewin Leafatte Medford (1919 - 2011)*
  Mary Carolyn Medford Thompson (1922 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crawford-Ray Memorial Gardens
Clyde
Haywood County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Soul Seekers
Record added: May 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36894052
Iro Perry Medford
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In memory of this Vet.
- Ruth Watson
 Added: Oct. 29, 2013
Rest in Peace my brother in arms.
- Soul Seekers
 Added: May. 9, 2009
Thank you for your service to our great country.
- Soul Seekers
 Added: May. 9, 2009
 
 
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