|Birth: ||Feb. 5, 1913|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1982|
KYLE, T. J. of Forest Grove Comm. Age 67. Died 10/5/1982 (Tuesday) in the San Antonio VA Hospital after a long illness. Services held (Thursday) in Forest Grove Christian Church. Burial in Forest Grove Cemetery. James Mantooth of Forest Grove Christian Church officiated.
He was BORN 2/5/1913 in Lee County near Forest Grove to Oliver A. & Alice Alford Kyle. Married Bessie B. Beesley on 8/7/1938 in Dime Box. He was a lifelong resident of the Forest Grove Comm. and was a farmer. Served in the U.S. Navy during WW-2, receiving a letter of commendation for meritous services on Iwo Jima, the Purple Heart and was nominated for the Congressional Medal of Honor. Preceded in death by 2 brothers, Harry Kyle and William H. Kyle.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Bessie B. Kyle of Forest Grove; 2 sons, William W. Kyle of Lubbock and Thomas M. Kyle of Austin; 6 daughters, Cynthia K. Salyer of Victoria, Elizabeth A. Johnson of Florence, Carol S. Reeder of Georgetown, Pamela J. Smith of Bertram, Rosemary Krempin of Burnet and Alice L. Speer of Marquez; 2 brothers, James Kyle of Orange and Henry Kyle of El Campo; sister, Thelma Watson of Lexington; 13 grandchildren.
Oliver Augustus Kyle (1885 - 1961)
Alice Delaney Alford Kyle (1885 - 1954)
Bessie Belle Kyle (1915 - 1990)
Thelma Lee Kyle Watson (1907 - 2002)*
William Hurst Kyle (1910 - 1961)*
Thomas Jack Kyle (1913 - 1982)
Harry Burleson Kyle (1920 - 1978)*
Henry E. Kyle (1925 - 1998)*
Forest Grove Cemetery
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Nov 11, 2007
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