Myron Allgood

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Myron Allgood

  • Birth 18 Aug 1894 Summerfield, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1958 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Summerfield, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 23722560

Myron was the youngest of four children born to John Thomas and Mary Frances T. (Anderson) Allgood.His siblings were Jessie Lena, Joseph Ledbetter and John Miller Allgood. He married Georgia Mae Beecher December 16,1917 in Claiborne County,Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. Myron was born in Summerfield Louisiana, Aug 18,1894. He began his school at age 5 and went thru 9th grade, finishing at age 16 when he went to Chicago, Illinois to enter business college.
On May 4,1918 he enlisted in the United States Army in Homer, Louisiana and was discharged May 15,1919. Myron spent 9 months in France while serving. After his being discharged, he farmed for awhile in Summerfield, then began a career as a mechanic, in Homer,La. He continued to follow that trade to Woodsbury Texas, Boling, New Gulf and Bay City. In 1939 he moved to Palacios Texas and worked at Camp Hulen in 1941, 42, and 43. In 1946 he opened a cafe which was still in operation when he passed away.
He died at the Veterans Hospital in Houston Texas after a long illness. Survivors are his wife, Lillian Allgood of Palacios Texas, 2 sons, Luther Bernard of Minden, Louisiana, and Samuel E.of the U.S. Navy , of Austin Texas, a daughter, Marylyn Armstrong of Edwardsville Illinois and five grandchildren, one sister Mrs L.M. Bryan of Quitman La, and brothers Joe & Miller Allgood of Summerfield. It is unknown when he married Lillian. She is thought to have died in Palacios Tx.

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Myron Allgood
PFC 9 Depot BN SIGC
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  • Maintained by: Karen Ayers Weir
  • Originally Created by: Sharon
  • Added: 2 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23722560
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myron Allgood (18 Aug 1894–26 Mar 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23722560, citing Summerfield Cemetery, Summerfield, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Karen Ayers Weir (contributor 46873873) .