John B Harkins
Rachael A Samantha Murry
(Abt 1852-1900)
William Franklin 'Frank' Buckelew
Frances Mellisa 'Fannie' Harkins
Porter Authur Buckelew


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Grace Jewel Howard

Porter Authur Buckelew

  • Born: 5 Jan 1905, Colfax, Grant Parish, LA
  • Marriage: Grace Jewel Howard on 3 Oct 1933 in LA
  • Died: 7 Jul 1990, Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, LA at age 85
  • Buried: Gayla Traina Cemetery, Jackson Parish, LA

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census, 1910, Ward 3, Grant, LA. Name: Porter Buckelew
Age in 1910: 5
Estimated birth year: abt 1905
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Frank
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's name: Fannie
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Home in 1910: Police Jury Ward 3, Grant, Louisiana
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male

Obituary: Sabine Index, 25 Jul 1990. Porter Buckelew Porter Arthur Buckelew, 87, of Jonesboro, passed away Saturday, July 7, in the Jackson Manor Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 9, in the Chapel of Southern Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Bishop Loy Garr, President Buel Magee, and Elder Don Smith, conducted the services. Burial was in the Gayla Traina Memorial Cemetery near Jonesboro, under the direction of Southern Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jewel Buckelew of Jonesboro; three sons, Timothy Wayne Buckelew, and Jimmy Buckelew, both of Jonesboro, and Bobby Buckelew of Winnfield; five daughters, Mrs. Billie Louise Ross of Bossier City, Mrs. June Fontenot of Sulphur, Ms. Jessie Buckelew of Jonesboro, Mrs. Hazel Isreal of Ukiah, California, and Mrs. Doris Jimerson of Keithville; two step daughters, Mrs. Virginia Clark, and Mrs. Elouise Potter, both of Many; one sister, Mrs. Clara Freeman of Jonesboro; 31 grandchildren; 52 great grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren.


Porter married Grace Jewel Howard on 3 Oct 1933 in LA. (Grace Jewel Howard was born on 31 Aug 1912 in LA and died on 7 Oct 1994.)

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