John Thomas “J.T.” Newberry, Jr

John Thomas “J.T.” Newberry, Jr

Birth
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Death 31 May 1968 (aged 37)
Georgia, USA
Burial Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section 11
Memorial ID 137886054 · View Source
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{18 Oct 2016: Biography of J.T. by Grant H. Collar Jr, b: 1931. He was my uncle, six months my elder, my mother’s youngest sibling. Sources of data were personal knowledge, J.T., and his wife, Joyce.

J.T. joined the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict and became a computer specialist. While at Parris Island Recruit Depot, Beaufort, South Carolina, he met and, on 20 Sep 1950, married Evelyn "Joyce" KRATTINGER, b: 15 Oct 1932, d:_22_Jul 2000. In 1958, the family was stationed at Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California. They had five children: Helen Inez, Myrtle "Ann", John Thomas "Johnny" III, James Edward "Jim", and Kathryn Renee "Kathy".

J.T. died 1968 in a car wreck at Lithonia or Lawrenceville, Georgia while living Decatur, Georgia. At his death, he was a civilian electronic specialist with a firm in Atlanta.

Joyce m2: 1983 to John Britton "Jay" ROBERTS Sr (1916-2000) when her last child, Kathy, was 18. Both Joyce and Jay died Old Hickory, Davidson County, Tennessee. _______ End of Bio by G.C. Jr}



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  • Maintained by: Grant Collar
  • Originally Created by: Joe Stoner
  • Added: 27 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 137886054
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thomas “J.T.” Newberry, Jr (30 Oct 1930–31 May 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 137886054, citing Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Grant Collar (contributor 47246024) .