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DREW Howard Arthur, Sr

Male 1926 - 2006  (80 years)


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  • Name DREW Howard Arthur  [1
    Suffix Sr 
    Birth 1926  [2
    Born 14 Feb 1926  Webster County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth 14 Feb 1926  [3, 4
    Birth 14 Feb 1926  Preston, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    _MILT 27 Jun 1945  Fort Mcpherson Atlanta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 19 
    _MILT 11 Dec 1970  [4
    Age: 44 
    Death 6 Dec 2006  Preston, Webster, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Age: 80 
    Race White  [5
    Race White, citizen  [2
    Residence Webster, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 6 Dec 2006  Richland, Stewart County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    • Howard Arthur Drew Sr.
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      - Wayman Courtney
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      PRESTON, Ga. - Howard Arthur Drew, Sr., 80, of Preston, Ga., died December 6, 2006 at Four County Health Care in Richland, Ga. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2006 at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in the Centerpoint community with Reverend Robert Orr officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2006 at Smith Funeral Home in Richland. Mr. Drew was born February 14, 1926 in Webster County, Georgia, son of Charles "Charlie" Chestnut and Margaret "Maggie" Lowery Drew. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Charley F. Drew; a sister, Marguerite A. Drew; and five brothers, John T. Drew, Charles R. Drew, James C. Drew, Raymon E. Drew, and Franklin E. Drew. He worked for his father on the family farm after graduating from school. He later began his career in the military by joining the Army. His first assignment was to an Armored Division; later he transferred to be trainedas a Military Policeman. The remainder of his career was spent serving his country as a Military Policeman. He served in Italy during WW2, two tours of duty in Korea, two tours of duty in Germany and several US assignments. Upon retiring after 26 years of service, he returned to Webster County to once again farm, hunt, fish and live out his life. He was a member of the Rod and Gun Club, the American Legion, and the Kinchafoonee Sportsman Club. Survivors include three sons, Howard A. Drew Jr. (Debbie) of Tallahassee, Fla., Robert J. Drew (Shannon) of Athens, Ga., and Charlie C. Drew of Augusta, Ga.; three daughters, Brenda D. Miller (Don) of Olympia, Wash., Patricia A. Grenke (Stan) of Sterling, Va. and Dolly M. Partin (Sam) of Augusta; one brother Donnie A. Drew of Commerce, Ga.; one sister, Eloise Wells (Jay) of Greenville, N.C.; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Bob Hope Parkinson Research Center, 1501 NW 9th Ave. Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494 or to Columbus Hospice House, 7020 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909. Smith Funeral Home of Richland is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com
      Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Dec. 8, 2006
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    Buried 9 Dec 2006  Webster County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    • Howard Arthur Drew, Sr
      Birth: Feb. 14, 1926
      Webster County
      Georgia, USA
      Death: Dec. 6, 2006
      Richland
      Stewart County
      Georgia, USA

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Charley Evelyn Fussell Drew (1928 - 2005)

      Burial:
      Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery
      Webster County
      Georgia, USA

      Created by: Grey Ghost
      Record added: Sep 11, 2016
      Find A Grave Memorial# 169791980
      Howard Arthur Drew Sr.
      Obituary
      Guest Book
      2 entries
      - Wayman Courtney
      The Guest Book is expired.
      Restore the Guest Book

      PRESTON, Ga. - Howard Arthur Drew, Sr., 80, of Preston, Ga., died December 6, 2006 at Four County Health Care in Richland, Ga. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2006 at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in the Centerpoint community with Reverend Robert Orr officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2006 at Smith Funeral Home in Richland. Mr. Drew was born February 14, 1926 in Webster County, Georgia, son of Charles "Charlie" Chestnut and Margaret "Maggie" Lowery Drew. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Charley F. Drew; a sister, Marguerite A. Drew; and five brothers, John T. Drew, Charles R. Drew, James C. Drew, Raymon E. Drew, and Franklin E. Drew. He worked for his father on the family farm after graduating from school. He later began his career in the military by joining the Army. His first assignment was to an Armored Division; later he transferred to be trainedas a Military Policeman. The remainder of his career was spent serving his country as a Military Policeman. He served in Italy during WW2, two tours of duty in Korea, two tours of duty in Germany and several US assignments. Upon retiring after 26 years of service, he returned to Webster County to once again farm, hunt, fish and live out his life. He was a member of the Rod and Gun Club, the American Legion, and the Kinchafoonee Sportsman Club. Survivors include three sons, Howard A. Drew Jr. (Debbie) of Tallahassee, Fla., Robert J. Drew (Shannon) of Athens, Ga., and Charlie C. Drew of Augusta, Ga.; three daughters, Brenda D. Miller (Don) of Olympia, Wash., Patricia A. Grenke (Stan) of Sterling, Va. and Dolly M. Partin (Sam) of Augusta; one brother Donnie A. Drew of Commerce, Ga.; one sister, Eloise Wells (Jay) of Greenville, N.C.; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Bob Hope Parkinson Research Center, 1501 NW 9th Ave. Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136-1494 or to Columbus Hospice House, 7020 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909. Smith Funeral Home of Richland is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com
      Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Dec. 8, 2006
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      - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/augustachronicle/obituary.aspx?n=howard-arthur-drew&pid=20191721#sthash.E0QvY4l6.dpuf
    Person ID I1620  Carey Leverett's Tree
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 

    Father DREW Charlie C 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother LOWREY Maggie F 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F1346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife FUSSELL Charley Evelyn
              b. Abt 1929, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Mar 2005, Preston, Webster, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    ▸ Other Partners: COLE George H 
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Feb 1926 - Webster County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Dec 2006 - Webster County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S120] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).
      Record for Howard Arthur Drew Sr

    2. [S73] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Record for Howard A Drew

    3. [S55] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Issue State: Georgia; Issue Date: 1956.
      Record for Howard A. Drew

    4. [S74] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;).
      Record for Howard Drew

    5. [S150] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Howard Arthur Drew

    6. [S227] Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgia, USA.
      December 8, 2006