Living BOURLON Living BOURLON Living THORNTON Mini tree diagram

Bobby Lee BOURLON10,11,1,2,3,7,8,9,4,5,6

31st Jan 19261,2,3,4,5,6 - 17th Jun 20002,3,7,8,9,5

Life History

31st Jan 1926

Born in Jones, Oklahoma, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4,5,6

17th Jun 1944

Military: Enlistment in U S Army in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.7,4

8th Jun 1946

Military service: Release from service in the U S Army.7

17th Jun 2000

Died in Midwest City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma.2,3,7,8,9,5

about 20th Jun 2000

Buried in Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.8,9,5

Other facts


Married Living THORNTON


Birth of daughter Living BOURLON


Birth of son Living BOURLON


  • "Sherri is her [Valys'] daughter and Larry is her son.  Bobby, I think, was her husband's name."
    --  Lou Ila Gregory Jenkins, cousin of Valys M Bourlon, personal communication to Orville Boyd Jenkins 29 November 2016

    The above comment led to the discovery of numerous records for Bobby Lee Bourlon.  Bobby and Valys married in 1948.

    Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995
    Bobby L Bourlan [sic], residence Jones, Oklahoma, Rt 1
    Valys M Thornton, residence Elgin, Oklahoma, Rt 2
    Gender Female
    Age 18, Birth Date abt 1930
    Marriage 15 May 1948 Oklahoma, Oklahoma
    Ceremony by Elmer M Orr, Minister, First Baptist Church
    At the W W Bourlan residence, 118 NW 58th St, Okla City
    Witnesses Mrs R L Wheetes and Robert L Wheetes
    License issued 13 May 1948
    Marriage Record Book #160, p 301

    "You ask who Megan is, the one who had the wreck, she's Sherri's daughter.  Larry and Sherri each had 2 boys and a girl.  Larry's children are Kevin, Shawn and Amber.  Sherri's children are Eric, Josh and Megan."
    --  Valys M Bourlon, letter to her cousin Lou Ila Gregory Jenkins, 17 November 2016, shared with Orville Boyd Jenkins 29 November 2016

    U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
    Bobby Lee Bourlon
    Birth Date 31 Jan 1926
    RR 2, Luther, OK, 73054
    RR 1 POB 168, Luther, OK, 73054
    RR 1 POB 148, Luther, OK, 73054 (1992)
    19815 NE 150th St, Luther, OK, 73054-9032 (1995)

    U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
    Bobby L Bourlon
    Birth Year 1926 Oklahoma
    Residence Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
    Enlistment 17 Jun 1944 Fort Sill, Oklahoma
    Private, Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
    Education 2 years of high school
    Civil Occupation Farm hands, general farms
    Marital Status Single, without dependents

    U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010
    Bobby Bourlon
    Gender Male
    Death Date 17 Jun 2000
    SSN 444287764
    Enlistment Date 17 Jun 1944
    Release Date 8 Jun 1946

    U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Bobby Lee Bourlon
    Birth 31 Jan 1926 Jones, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
    Death Date 17 Jun 2000
    Father Winferd W Bourlon
    Mother Lela Guttery
    SSN 444287764
    Jul 1946 Name listed as BOBBY LEE BOURLON; 29 Jun 2000 Name listed as BOBBY L BOURLON

    U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
    Bobby L Bourlon
    Born 31 Jan 1926
    Died 17 Jun 2000
    Last Residence Luther, Oklahoma, Oklahoma 73054
    SSN 444-28-7764 issued Oklahoma (Before 1951)

    Oklahoma, Oklahoman Obituary Index, 1972-2012
    Bobby Lee Bourlon
    Death June 2000
    Obituary Published 20 Jun 2000 The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, page 6D, column 3

    Another index reports the place of death as Midwest City, Oklahoma.

    Obituary Daily Times Index, 1995-Current
    Bobby Lee Bourlon
    Age at Death 74, Birth Date Abt 1926
    Death 2000 Death Midwest City OK
    Publication or Record Date 20 Jun 2000

    U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
    Bobby Lee Bourlon
    Birth Date 31 Jan 1926
    Death Date 17 Jun 2000
    Burial Arlington Memory Gardens, 3400 N Midwest Blvd Oklahoma City, OK 73140

    Bobby Lee Bourlon
    Birth Jan 31, 1926
    Death Jun 17, 2000
    Burial Arlington Memory Gardens, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
    Created by shirley tauer Jun 08, 2009
    --  Find A Grave Memorial# 38088373,

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