Cemetery Interments

Joe Harold Skelton

File: 543

Cemetery ....

Status:  Public = Public    
Plot Location:  S-16-16 Section:  S
Plot Status:  Interred Row:  16
Plot Type:  Plot
Date of Interment:  2/19/1962 Grave:  16

Interred ....

Interred Name:  Joe Harold Skelton
Age:  75 Years, 3 Months, 1 Days SSN:  xxx-xx-
Date of Birth:  11/15/1886 Birth Certificate:  
Place of Birth:  Bone Gap, IL
Date of Death:  2/16/1962 Death Certificate:  Skelton_Joe-Harold_1962.pdf
Place of Death:  John J Pershing Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO

Family Pedigree Chart ....



 Isham Skelton


 Joe Harold Skelton



Harold Louis Skelton




Leo Roy Skelton




Charles Skelton




Evelyn Dake




Pauline Naylor





  Pearl May Brunner












 Ella Caler

Health ....
Sex:   Male Race:  Caucasian
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Known Diseases:  
Cause of Death:  Congestive Heart Failure

Life ....

Occupations:  Painter - Construction
Baptismal Date:   Baptismal Record:  

Military ....

Status:  Public = Military Service DD-214:  
Branch:  Army Service No:  
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Discharge Date:   Discharge Location:  
Wars:  World War I
Medals:  Purple Heart
Military Stone Inscription:  

NOVEMBER 15 1889
FEBRUARY 16 1962

Funeral Home ....

Ford & Sons Funeral Home



Physical Address:

1001 N. Mt. Auburn Road

Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-0069

Mailing Address:

PO Box 69

Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-0069



Phone -

 (573) 334-1313

Website - http://FordAndSonsFuneralHome.com

Fax -

 (573) 335-2323




Visitation Information:

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Funeral Information:




Funeral Official:
Rev. Paul Ludwig



Obituary ....

Joe H. Skelton, 75 years old of Gordonville, died at 8:50 Friday night in the Veterans Hospital at Poplar Bluff, where he was a patient eight days.

Mr. Skelton was born November 15, 1886, at Bone Gap, Ill. On April 28, 1920, he was married in New Madrid to the former Miss Pearl Mae Brunner, who survives. For 20 years, Mr. Skelton was employed in the sawmill business by the Waldschmidt Lumber co. Afterward, he was self-employed as a painter, retiring in 1955.

A Gordonville resident 40 years, he was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Gordonville. He received a Purple Heart while serving in France, part of the European Theater in World War I. He was a member of Altenthal-Joerns Post 138 of the American Legion at Jackson, and the World War I Barracks in Cape Girardeau.

Surviving are: Mrs. Skelton; three sons, Harold and Charles Skelton, both of Gordonville, and Leo Skelton of Caruthersville; two daughters, Mrs. Joe Naylor Jr. of San Antonio, Tex., and Mrs. Clarence Biri of Gordonville; and 13 grandchildren.

The body is at Ford & Sons Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 Monday afternoon in the Christ Lutheran Church. The Rev. Paul Ludwig will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery. The body will be taken from the funeral home to the church at noon Monday.


Newspapers Published:
Saturday, February 17, 1962 in the Southeast Missourian

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Book: Celebrating 100 Years in Christ 1899-1999
Death Certificate



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