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 Luther Charles “Luke” Blizzard

Luther Charles “Luke” Blizzard

Birth
Santa Rita, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
Death 18 May 1989 (aged 70)
Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Bee Branch, Van Buren County, Arkansas, USA
Plot 2nd Row.
Memorial ID 14871853 · View Source
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Luther Charles Blizzard was born October 3, 1918 in Santa Rita , New Mexico, Grant County. In 1920 the town had a population of 6000 people. It was famous for its copper mining. It is now a ghost town. His parents were Charles Mack Blizzard born 1-5-1894 in Jackson County, Alabama and Inez Patterson born 1896 in Bee Branch Arkansas. Inez died on 9-24- 1935 in Pulaski County, Arkansas and is buried in Bee Branch Cemetery in Bee Branch, Arkansas. His father Charles Mack Blizzard died 2-8-1972 in Wheeler Texas. After Luke's mother died , he lived with his grandparents(The James Rice Pattersons) in Bee Branch. Luke was town constable for a long time there. After his grandparents died, he continued to live in the old Patterson house( his grandfather had left it to him) as a bachelor. In 1978 at the age of 60 , he married Geda Nadine Johnston Burroughs, and acquried a whole new family. She had 8 children and several grandchildren. They were married almost 12 years when he died. He is buried beside his mother Inez in the Bee Branch Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Alice Burroughs-Shipley
  • Originally Created by: Buddy
  • Added: 9 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14871853
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Luther Charles “Luke” Blizzard (3 Oct 1918–18 May 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14871853, citing Bee Branch Cemetery, Bee Branch, Van Buren County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Alice Burroughs-Shipley (contributor 47220230) .