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John Hubert Vanderford (6046)

Father: John William Vanderford (5096)
Mother: Ruby Myrtle Ross

b. August 17, 1919 in Corinth, Mississippi [Betty Jo]

d. July 3, 1972 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, buried at Memorial Park Cemetery [Betty Jo]

m. June 1935, div. March 1948, Vernon Lambert [Betty Jo]

Issue: [Betty Jo]

Jonceal, b. Aug. 22, 1947 in Corinth, Mississippi

m2. April 17, 1948 in Washington, D.C., Betty Jo Holloway, daughter of Waymon C. Holloway and May Susan Dare, b. March 29, 1924 in Ponca City, Oklahoma [Betty Jo]

Issue: [Betty Jo]

Carol Ann (7043), b. Sept. 20, 1949


October 1942:
John enlisted in the Army during World War II. [Betty Jo]

June 8, 1943:
John was commissioned a 2nd Lt. after attending OCS at Fort Benning, Georgia. [Betty Jo]

John served in the ETO with combat in Sicily and Italy as a Commander of an Infantry Unit. He served in Occupied Japan for a year and then at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. [Betty Jo]

John became a Certified Public Accountant and a partner in the firm of Frank and Vanderford in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. [Betty Jo]

John served as Chairman of the Official Board of Crow Heights United Methodist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. [Betty Jo]

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