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 Charles Benjemmon “Chas” Byrum

Charles Benjemmon “Chas” Byrum

Dudley, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Death 13 Jan 1964 (aged 82)
Martinsburg, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Blakesburg, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 31377012 · View Source
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Charles Benjemmon Byram, son of, Lewis Case and Alvira Margaret (Roberts) Byram. He died at 82 years old.

Occupation: Farmer and worked on the CC Program during the Great Depression.

The funeral for Charles B. Byrum, 82 who died at his home Monday, will be Thursday at 1: 30 P.M. at Reynolds Funeral Home in Sigourney, The Rev. Orval Roach of Ollie Baptist Church will officate. Burial will be in Blakesburg Cemetery.

The son of Lewis Case Byram and Alvira Byram, was born near Dudley, Iowa June 17, 1881. Mr. Byrum lived most of his life in the Blakesburg communtiy, moving to Martinsburg about four years ago.

He was married December 18, 1911 Martinsburg, Keokuk Co., Iowa to Clara Edna Lathrop, who died January 11, 1961. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by one one daughter, two sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Fay Hayes of Martinsburg and Mrs. Grace Kelley of Hedrick; four sons, Owen of Packwood, Lawrence of Seattle, Wash., Eugene of near Ottumwa,and Clifford; and 13 grandchildren.

The body is at the Reynolds Funeral Home in Sigourney.

Charles Byrum

Family Information contributed by family member:

Yvette E. (Byrum) Aune

Tombstone Photo and Individual Photo by family member:

Michele R. (Byrum) Ball

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  • Created by: Yvette Aune
  • Added: 13 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31377012
  • Michele Ball
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Benjemmon “Chas” Byrum (17 Jun 1881–13 Jan 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31377012, citing Blakesburg Cemetery, Blakesburg, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Yvette Aune (contributor 47044096) .