A long list of heroes: The names of the fallen from Oktibbeha County

A memorial in front of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse honoring fallen soldiers from the area (Photo by Ryan Phillips, SDN)
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Staff Writer

The following is a list of every soldier from Oktibbeha County who died while serving in the United States military, starting with the most recent and ending with World War I.

Also, at the site of the memorial, there will be a Memorial Day ceremony in front of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse today beginning at 11 a.m.

GLOBAL WAR ON TERROR

Courtland Kennard
Robert “Taylor” McDavid

VIETNAM WAR

Robert H. Bennett
L.C. Carter
George E. Collier
Charles E. Finney
Robert M. Hill
Charles L. Hunter
Lewis J. Jackson
Victor Johnson, Jr.
William N. Johnson
Jack R. Lighte, Jr.
Steven L. McGinnis
Theodore R. Sherman, Jr.
Victor M. Stribling
Clifton F. Vaughn
George H. Ward
Thomas L. Ward
James Wimberly Lewis

KOREAN WAR

Herman W. Blankenship
Claude H. Daniels, Jr.
James O. Dorsett
Charles A. Hamill
Willie Hamilton
Harold Harper
William M. Ross
W.C. Sanders, Jr.
Johnny M. Strong
Lewis Williams

WORLD WAR II

Carroll S. Adams
James W. Barton
John Baswell, Jr.
Garnett S. Beattie
Dero P. Bell
Wayman D. Betts
Floyd M. Bowman
George M. Bryan
Pharis H. Butler
L.C. Coapling
Harry T. Critz, Hr.
Thomas F. Critz
Henry T. Crowe
Claude Ellington
Charles M. Foster
Charles R. Fox
Marshall Fulham
Graham M. Gholson
Billy B. Gray
Edward B. Gunn
Ira E. Hamblin
James P. Hartness, Jr.
Lawrence R. Heflin
William J. Huffman
William S. Jackson
Lee R. Jerry
John W. Johnson
Judson B. Johnson
Lee W. Johnston, Jr.
Guy H. Jones
Will A. Jones
James F. Josey
Jessie M. Kellum
Thomas Kennard
William A. Legan
Claudie Livingston
Felix B. Long
Roger E. McClelland
Lee McGinnis
John F. Madden
Leland Meadors
Julius W. Morris
James N. Mason
James H. Parker
James A. Retherford
Bose L. Rives
Robert H. Sanders
Wilburn R. Saunders, Jr.
John C. Savage
Franklin C. Seiler
Albert Walker, Jr.
Eustace P. Williams
Foda Williams
Andrew Winston
Simon H. Yeatman

WORLD WAR I

Walter Bishop
Edwin McMullen
Elmer McMullen
Robert Price
John Rutherford
Oscar C. Sanders
John C. Skelton
Norman Scogan

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