2LT William Earl “Billie” Isgrigg

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2LT William Earl “Billie” Isgrigg

  • Birth 21 Dec 1922 Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 3 Aug 1944 Longville, Beauregard Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 53483819

JOPLIN NEWS HERALD, JOPLIN, MISSOURI, MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 1944, SECTION 4B

LIEUT. ISGRIGG'S FUNERAL TOMORROW

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Parker-Hunsaker chapel for Second Lieutenant Billy E. Isgrigg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Isgrigg, 2022 Pennsylvania avenue, who was killed in a plane crash Thursday night near Longville, La., while on a routine flight from his base at Lake Charles, La.

The Rev. E.W. Love will officiate. Military rites will be held at the grave in Mount Hope cemetery. The body will lie in state until noon tomorrow at the home when it will be removed to the chapel. The body arrived in Joplin this morning.

Honorary pallbearers will be Ezra Hunt, Ed Ross, Harold Crume, Benny Rush, Louis Green, Guy English, Bob Pearson and Raymond Call. Active pallbearers will be pilots from the Independence, Kan., army air base.


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  • Created by: Kelly
  • Added: 9 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53483819
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT William Earl “Billie” Isgrigg (21 Dec 1922–3 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53483819, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City, Jasper County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Kelly (contributor 47291356) .