Merle Lebbs

Neligh, Antelope County, Nebraska, USA
Death 8 Aug 2018 (aged 101)
McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot Maplewood
Memorial ID 192128419 View Source
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Merle Lebbs, 101, of McAlester, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at a local nursing center. Merle Lebbs was born on April 16, 1917 in Neligh, Neb. to George Henry and Agnes Sophia (Schulz) Lebbs. In 1935, after graduating high school in 1934, he joined the U. S. Navy, and served until his retirement in 1955. During his service he sailed in both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, serving on the USS Lexington and then the USS D. L. Howard. After his military service he worked in Civil Service at the Longbeach Shipyard for several years, before moving to McAlester. He married Beatrice Addie Merryman on Oct. 11, 1947 in Carson City, Nevada, and after 47 years of marriage, she preceded him in death in 1995. Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 13, at 10:00 a.m. at Brumley-Mills Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

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  • Created by: MillieBelle
  • Added: 10 Aug 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 192128419
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Merle Lebbs (16 Apr 1917–8 Aug 2018), Find a Grave Memorial ID 192128419, citing Oak Hill Memorial Park, McAlester, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by MillieBelle (contributor 46628380) .