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Col Charles Louis Cone

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Col Charles Louis Cone

  • Birth 10 Oct 1910 Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 13 Sep 1959 Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 8, Site 6210-B
  • Memorial ID 67856789

Col. Charles L. Cone, retired US Air Force officer and native of Caruthersville, died Sunday morning, September 13, in a hospital in Albuquerque, N. Mex. after having been seriously ill for the past several weeks.
Funeral services were to be held at the Kirkland AFB Chapel at Albuquerque at eleven o'clock Tuesday morning and the body was to be sent to Washington D.C. for burial in Arlington National Cemetery this (Friday) morning. His mother, Mrs. Anna Cone left Sunday to attend the funeral.
Col. Cone, 48, was born in Caruthersville and attended the local schools, graduating in the class of 1929. He joined the Air Force soon after and later attended Centenary College, Shreveport, La. and the Command and General Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, Kas.
He saw active duty as a pilot in World War II and the Korean Conflict and had received the Bronze Star, the Legion of Merit and the Air Medal with Oak leaf clusters. He retired in 1958 at Kirkland AFB after thirty years of service as a full colonel and had lived in Albuquerque for about five years.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Madelyn Rogers Cone of Albuquerque; his mother, Mrs. Anna Cone, of this city; a brother, William F. Cone, of Los Angeles, Calif.; and a sister, Mrs. Paul Howell of Kansas City, Mo.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - Friday, September 18, 1959


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  • Created by: wanda
  • Added: 3 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67856789
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Charles Louis Cone (10 Oct 1910–13 Sep 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67856789, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by wanda (contributor 47041557) .