What's New
Search Engine
Photo Gallery
Unit History
Unit Honors
Voices Of Past
F&F Association
How To Submit


Olin Motes
 ANDERSON Olin Ray Motes, 65, of Route 14, Hammond community, died Monday.
   He was a retired supervisor for J. P. Stevens & Co. Inc., White Horse Plant, a veteran of World War II, and was a member of Whitefield Baptist Church.
   Surviving are his wife, Janie Whelchel Motes of the home; a son, Tony Randy Motes of Anderson; three daughters, Mrs. Clyde (Ervene) Owens of Myrtle Beach, Mrs. Jerry (Miriam) Martin of Anderson, and Mrs. Randy (Raye) Woodson of Belton; three sisters, Beatrice Varnum of Ware Shoals, Minnie Ella Brewington and Irene Stroud, both of Clinton; and four brothers, Frank Motes of Whit-mire, Maynard Motes, Paul Motes and Thomas Motes, all of Clinton.
   Graveside services: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
   Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Sullivan-King Mortuary, Anderson. The family is at the residence.

[The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 30 Apr 1985, Tue, Page 7]

Grave .marker for Olin R. and Janie W. Motes in Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Anderson (Anderson county), South Carolina.

Olin married Janie Whelchel in Laurens, SC on 9 August 1940.

He enlisted in the Amy at Fort Bragg, NC on 20 April 1944.

On 3 December 1945, Pfc Motes transferred to Hq 2ned, 508th PIR from either the 504th PIR or 505th PIR, the transfer order co-mingled the men without differe3nting the regiment of origin.

Copyright and all other rights reserved by the Family and Friends of The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment Association or by those who are otherwise cited,
For problems or questions regarding this web site, please contact