i. VELMA ELIZABETH MOORE6 (#97) ( EARL CARLYLE MOORE5 (#91) PARMELIA "AMELIA" ELIZABETH JOHNSTON4 (#863) LEWIS BURTON3 JOHNSTON, GEORGE GREGORY ("G.G." OR "GREG")2, LEWIS1) was born on June 26, 1916 and died in August of 1995 at 79 years of age.
She married twice. She married JAMES WAKEFIELD (#99) about 1936. James was born on unknown date and died in 1945 in the South Pacific.
She married JIM BUTTS (#100) about 1946.
Notes: (1) Velma E. Moore Wakefield/Butts was an
(2) James Wakefield was in the Navy in WW II, serving aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis. In 1945, the U.S.S. Indianapolis was assigned to deliver one of the Atom Bombs, soon to be dropped over Japan, to Tinian, in the Mariana Islands. Having delivered its cargo and departed the Mariana's the U.S.S. Indianopolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the South Pacific. James Wakefield was among those Naval personnel who lost their lives during that attack, leaving Velma Moore Wakefield a war widow. She later married a man named Jim Butts.
VELMA ELIZABETH MOORE and JAMES WAKEFIELD had the following family:
i. VERA JO WAKEFIELD7 (#101) was born on September 10, 1937.
ii. EARL AUSTIN WAKEFIELD (#102) was born on November 22, 1938.
VELMA ELIZABETH MOORE and JIM BUTTS had the following family:
iii. BECKY BUTTS (#103) was born on April 30, 1947.
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