WILLIS DEFOOR, JODIE CARTER, GORDON STRINGER
The back of this picture says that the 3 gentlemen are (from left to right): Willis Defoor, Jodie Carter, and Gordon Stringer.All three men were from the Cedar Creek area of Scott County: Willis Defoor was born 1897, a son of William Joseph "Willie" Defoor and Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Thacker. Willis married Maudie "Mae" Herrin in 1922. He died in 1962 and is buried at Cedar Creek Cemetery. Jodie Carter was born 1897, a son of William Carter and Frances J. "Fannie" Defoor. Jodie married Lela Mae Owens in 1931. He died in 1976 and is buried at Cedar Creek Cemetery. Gordon Stringer was born about 1902 in Oklahoma, a son of Mary Nobin Abbott and Sigel M. Stringer. Sigel and Mary Stringer and their children are listed on the 1910 census in Cedar Township. By 1920 they had moved to Arizona and their son Gordon was living with his aunt and uncle, Emma and Jack Hughes at Cedar Creek.
Contributed by Melissa Herrin
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