Augustos Newton “Gus or Gussie” Keenum, Sr

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Augustos Newton “Gus or Gussie” Keenum, Sr

  • Birth 12 Jan 1902 Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas, USA
  • Death 3 May 1972 Plainview, Hale County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 15633234

Augustos Newton (Gussie) Keenum (Sr.) was born January 12, 1909 in Cumby, Hopkins, Texas, USA, to Joseph Stephenson Keenum & Rosean (Rosie) Toles Keenum.

Gussie's siblings this researcher has found to-date are:
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- Quilla Keenum
(passed away at the age of 1)

- Minnie Lee Keenum
m. Bumpas Collins

- Lela Ann Keenum
m Arthur Clyed Richeson

- Buelah J. Keenum

- Alice Keenum
m. Arlie Alfred Gaines

- Joseph Earnest Keenum
(never married)

- Emma Keenum
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Gussie met and married Lona Faye McCutchen in Hopkins, Texas, USA about 1937. There were three children from this union:

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- Joan (Jo) Keenum
m. Dolan (Sonny) Carroll

- Augustos Newton Keenum Jr.
(passed away - stillborn child)

- Infant Baby Girl Keenum
(passed away about a week after her Mother, Lona, passed away)
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After his wife, Lona's, death in 1941, Gussie met and married Sadie Louise Yates on December 29, 1943 in Greenville, Hunt, Texas, USA. There were two children from this union:

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- Sammie Wayne (Wayne) Keenum
m. Brenda Chrystelle Gibson

- Charles Newton Keenum
(passed away as infant)
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Sadly, Gussie passed away May 3, 1972 in Plainview, Hale, Texas, USA.

Rest In Peace, Gussie.

j*


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  • Maintained by: j*
  • Originally Created by: Gena Forsyth
  • Added: 5 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15633234
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustos Newton “Gus or Gussie” Keenum, Sr (12 Jan 1902–3 May 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15633234, citing Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by j* (contributor 47165802) .