Thomas Samuel Munyon

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Thomas Samuel Munyon

  • Birth 31 Mar 1906 Cora, Woods County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 19 Jan 1963 Glendale, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Myrtle Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 9488082

Thomas S. Munyon was born in Cora, Oklahoma on March 31, 1906 to the late Jess and Nancy Isabell (Fender) Munyon. He was raised and educated in Oklahoma. He married Ruth A. Smith in Medford, Oklahoma, on October 21, 1935. In 1946, they moved with their 5 children (Jedd, Gladys, Tom, Raymond, and Nancy) to Glendale, Oregon. They traveled by bus from Oklahoma to Oregon. After their move to Oregon they had 3 more children (Wayde, Sam, and Anna Mae).

T.S., as he was call by his wife, worked at the Saw Mill. He enjoyed playing checkers with family and friends. His younger brother, Wayde, settled on the property next to the Munyons. Wayde and T.S. were as close as two brothers could be.

Thomas Munyon died at home of a heart attack on a cold January evening. He died in his bed and was discovered that evening by his youngest child, 8 year old, Anna Mae. She had gone into his bedroom to get a cigarette for her brother Raymond. His sons, Raymond, Sam and Wayde, and wife, Ruth, were in the living room watching TV. At 8 years old, Anna Mae knew her father was dead. She kissed him and joined the others, who were watching TV. When Raymond asked about his cigarette, she told him that she could not get the cigarette because Dad was dead. The family rushed to the bedroom to find him dead.

Survived by: wife, Ruth of Glendale; daughters, Gladys Thomas (Cleo) of Myrtle Creek, Nancy Hatton (John) of Myrtle Creek, and Anna Mae Munyon of Glendale; sons, Jeddy Munyon (Rosie) of Myrtle Creek, Thomas Munyon (Henrietta) of Coos Bay, Raymond Munyon of Glendale, Wayde Munyon of Glendale, and Samuel Munyon of Glendale. Brothers: Wayde Munyon of Glendale. Chalton Andrew Munyon of Springfield, Josephine Mary Kilmer (Floyd) of Vida, TX. Numerous grandchildren.

Proceeded in death by father Jess Munyon, and mother Nancy I. Muyon; sister Jesse Mae Munyon Brace.


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  • Created by: In Loving Memory
  • Added: 21 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9488082
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Samuel Munyon (31 Mar 1906–19 Jan 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9488082, citing Myrtle Creek IOOF Cemetery, Myrtle Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by In Loving Memory (contributor 46592182) .