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Fedric, Eugene Chester

Fedric, Eugene Chester

Male 1917 - 2005  (88 years)

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  • Name Fedric, Eugene Chester  [1
    Born 24 Jun 1917  Glendora, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 27964 
    Reference Number 35908 
    Died 1 Jul 2005  Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried IOOF Cemetery, Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Odd Fellows Cemetery
    Person ID I27425  Caswell County
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 

    Father Fedric, Radford Jones Jr.,   b. 18 Nov 1887, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1943, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Henry, Lucy,   b. Feb 1889, Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1966  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F21100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Glover, Mary,   d. Bef 1 Jul 2005 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    +6. Fedric, Mary Anne,   b. 21 Aug 1946, Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1999  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F21101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F21103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1917 - Glendora, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 2005 - Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - IOOF Cemetery, Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Eugene Chester Fedric Grave Marker, IOOF Cemetery, Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi
    Eugene Chester Fedric Grave Marker, IOOF Cemetery, Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi

    Newspapers
    Eugene Chester Fedric Obituary, Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, Mississippi), 2 July 2005
    Eugene Chester Fedric Obituary,The Greenwood Commonwealth (Greenwood, Mississippi), 3 July 2005

  • Notes 
    • Services for Eugene Fedric, 88, of Greenwood, who died of cancer on Friday, July 1, 2005, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital, will be at 3 this afternoon at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home. Mr. Fedric was born on June 24, 1917 to Radford Jones and Lucy (Henry) Fedric in Glendora, Miss. He graduated from Mississippi State University, where he served as president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. After college he spent five years with the United States Army in the European Theater of operations in World War II. After the war he returned to Glendora and operated his family farm until his retirement in 1980.

      Mr. Fedric was also a real estate broker and appraiser. He was very active in the community. His involvement included: director of the Farmers Cooperative Service in Sumner, president of the Midway Gin Co., director of Staplcotn Services Association, commissioner of the Mississippi-Yazoo Levee Board, director of the Glendora Lions Club and King of the Cotton Ball. Mr. Fedric was a lifelong member of the Glendora United Methodist Church, where he had served on the Board of Stewards.

      He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Glover Fedric, and a daughter, Mary Anne Fedric Townes.

      Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society or the Garden Park Adult Day Care Center in Greenwood. He is survived by his spouse, Janette Keever Fedric of Greenwood; three daughters, Dena Fedric Adams of Glendora, Barbara Fedric Grissom and her husband, Terry, of Minter City, and Sharon Hawkins and her husband, Steve, of Starkville; two sons, Radford Jones Fedric and his wife, Cydney, of Clinton and William Merritt Sheppard Jr. and his wife, Michelle, of Greenwood; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

      The Rev. Gary Howse will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Billy Vance, Sykes Sturdivant, Jimmy Fedric Flautt, Jack Flautt Jr. and grandsons Ashley Grissom, Radford Jones Fedric V, Eugene Chester Fedric II, Craig Hankins and David Lowe. Honorary pallbearers will be Bernard "Nutty" Moyer, Hal Pleasants, Mike Sturdivant, M.L. McMillan, Ralph Hand Jr., Jack Ford, T.C. Buford, Matt Dale Jr., Scott Warfield, Dr. Charles Nause and Edgar E. Smith. Visitation will be from 1 until the time of services today at the funeral home.

      Greenwood Commonwealth 2005
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      Find A Grave Memorial
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      Name: Eugene C Fedric
      Birth Year: 1917
      Race: White, citizen (White)
      Nativity State or Country: Mississippi
      State: Mississippi
      County or City: Tallahatchie
      Enlistment Date: 25 Nov 1940
      Enlistment State: Mississippi
      Enlistment City: Senatobia
      Branch: Quartermaster Corps
      Branch Code: Quartermaster Corps
      Grade: Private
      Grade Code: Private
      Component: National Guard (Officers, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
      Source: National Guard
      Education: 4 years of college
      Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman
      Marital Status: Single, without dependents
      Height: 74
      Weight: 192

      U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
      Name: Eugene Chester Fedric
      Service Info.: CAPT US ARMY WORLD WAR II
      Birth Date: 24 Jun 1917
      Death Date: 1 Jul 2005
      Cemetery: Odd Fellows Cemetery
      Cemetery Address: Carrollton Avenue Greenwood, MS 38930

  • Sources 
    1. Details: 1930 US Federal Census (Beat 4, Tallahatchie County, Mississippi) (Jones Fedric Household).