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Lester Aaron Sykes
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Birth: ???. 1, 1918
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1944
Battiest
McCurtain County
Oklahoma, USA

McCurtain Gazette, Wednesday Jan. 12, 1944
Lester A. Sykes, dies Sunday:
Lester Aaron Sykes, 27, died at 6 p.m. Sunday at the home of his brother, J.V. Sykes, Battiest, following an extended illness. A native of Booneville, Ar. he had resided at Battiest 15 months moving there from Oregon.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Battiest cemetery with Rev. J. W. Reddick officting, Interment was under direction of Coffey funeral home.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. T. J. Sykes, Battiest, brothers; Virgil and J .V. Sykes, Battiest and Lonnie Sykes, Muskogee and two sisters, Mrs Jim Davis, Honobia and Mrs. J.C. Wilhite, Battiest.
(His grave is located just south of Lillie Sykes grave)
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In 1999 there was a small concrete marker, but in 2013, the marker is completely gone. He is buried in same row as his father Thomas Jefferson Sykes. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Jefferson Sykes (1856 - 1936)
  Clarcy Susan Williams Sykes (1880 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Mae Pearl Baller Willhite (1919 - 1998)*
 
 Children:
  Donald Lee Sykes (1939 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alonzo Earl Sykes (1905 - 1984)*
  Dorothy A Sykes Willhite (1909 - 1974)*
  J V Sykes (1912 - 1997)*
  Lester Aaron Sykes (1918 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Battiest Cemetery
Battiest
McCurtain County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: South side, Row 7.
 
Created by: Ola Mae (Griffin) Trout
Record added: Oct 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99027546
Lester Aaron Sykes
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Added by: Mike Tankersley
 
 
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In 1999 was a small concrete marker. In 2013 the marker is no longer to be found.
- Ola Mae (Griffin) Trout
 Added: May. 26, 2013

- Ola Mae (Griffin) Trout
 Added: Oct. 16, 2012
 
 
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