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Joe Henry Boone, 87, died Sunday, July 11, 2010. Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, De Leon. Interment: 3 p.m. Wednesday in Olney Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nowlin Anders. Survivors: Three children; five siblings; and other family.

Published in Star-Telegram on July 13, 2010

(courtesy of  Betty Carrol Cooper Omholt)

Grave marker for Joe H. Boone in Restland Cemetery, Olney (Young), TX.

Joe enlisted in the Army at Abilene, TX on 6 October, 1942 and was assigned to Hq 1st, 508th PIR.

His military decorations include the Silver Star and the Bronze Service Arrowhead device awarded for participation in Normandy.

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