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William Oscar Attebery

Born: November 03, 1886

Birthplace: Carmi, Illinois

Died: January 30, 1976

Location: Naylor, Missouri

Buried at: Masonic Cemetary, Naylor, Missouri

Age: 89   Sex: Male

Nickname: early in life was O.W., later changed to W.O.

Called: Oscar

Father: Ezekiel Hunsinger Attebery

Mother: Sarah Jane Robertson Engel Attebery

W. O. Attebery
W.O. Attebery seen here in 1955 in a photo taken seated on his sofa in his living room of his house on his farm near Naylor, Missouri.

Spouse: Luvina Hocking Attebery

Married: November 03, 1911

at: Corning, Clay County, Arkansas


William Howard Attebery b1912 d1992

Ira Theadore Attebery b1914 d1979

Dorathy Marie Attebery Baxter b1917 d

Luther Roy Attebery b1919 d1997

Clarence Raymond Attebery b1922 d1995

Cecil Oliver Attebery b1924 d1975

Herman Ezekiel Attebery b1927 d2003

Ralph Edward Attebery b1929 d

Doris Ermadean Attebery Murray b1932 d

W. O. Attebery
Oscar Attebery around 1970 during a Sunday afternoon visit to the home of John and Kate Baxter in nearby Naylor, Missouri.

Resided at:

Carmi, White County, Illinois

Clay County, Arkansas

Buncomb community, Naylor, Ripley County, Missouri

W. O. Attebery
W. O. Attebery with his new car. He never learned to drive himself, due to his poor eye sight originally caused by an accident while playing baseball as a young man. Treatments at St. Barnes Hospital in St. Louis did little to help.


tenant farmer

land owning farmer

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William Oscar Attebery
William Oscar Attebery as a handsome young man coming of age in the Carmi, Illinois area. He was a star baseball player on a local team that travelled throughout the area playing other local teams.
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1 - Oscar's Teen Years
While still a teenager, W.O. Attebery had a firm fix on his life's dream ... becoming a big farmer. He started saving his money from wages earned by work ... MORE

2 - Becoming a BIG Farmer
About 1920 Oscar bought a 40 acre farm of his own one-quarter mile north of the Arkansas Missouri state line. It was only about five miles away "as the cro ... MORE

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Grandpa Attebery
Grandpa Attebery is seen here sitting on his front porch c.1973 after the passing of his wife. With few cooking skills, his diet included lots of peanut butter. Though his poor eyesight left a few whiskers unshaven, his mind was still sharp.

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