Jan 9 2002 Journal and Republican
BRANTINGHAM — Dr. Claron Evans 'Pete" Markham, 80, Red Pine Point, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at his home. The funeral was Sunday, Lowville, with, Rev. Chapman, pastor of the Woolworth Memorial United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in the Lowville Rural Cemetery.
Donations may be made to Lowville Academy Central School All Sports Booster Club, in care of Lowville Academy or to Friend of Lewis County Hospice, RO. Box 266, Lowville 13367, Surviving are a son , a daughter and son-in-law, four grandchildren, and a great-grandson. (names omitted see obit) Dr. Markham retired in 1983 from the State Department of Agriculture and Markets. Born July 9,1921, in Collinsville, the son of Hugh and Ethel Evans Markham, he attended Turin schools and graduated from Lowville Academy in 1939. Dr. Markham served in the Army Air Forces as a bombardier during World War II and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Army Air Medal. He was discharged in 1945, with the rank of Second Lieutenant. He graduated from the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University, Ithaca, in 1950. He joined the partnership of Drs. E.H. Jones and Robert E. Lormore, Lowville, and continued to practice until 1974, He married Doris C. Cummings on Nov. 22,1942, at the Baptist parsonage in Phoenix, Ariz., with the Rev. C. Arlin Heydon officiating. They lived most of their married live in Lowville and retired to their home in Brantingnam. Mrs. Markham died Jan. 21,1990. Dr. Markham was a member of the Lowville Elks and Carlowden Country
Doris Cummings Markham
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