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View Tree for Lester Cantrell GreathouseLester Cantrell Greathouse (b. April 29, 1904, d. October 19, 1977)

Lester Cantrell Greathouse (son of Joshua A. Greathouse and Trella Perkins) was born April 29, 1904 in Bevier, Macon Co., Missouri, and died October 19, 1977 in Farmington Community Hospital, St. Francois Co., Missouri. He married (1) Rose Ann Rawson. He married (2) Minnie Pollock on June 28, 1922.

 Includes NotesNotes for Lester Cantrell Greathouse:
Source: Carol Greathouse

Lester was in the Army in 1943.

Source: Joan Greathouse
Lester's birth certificate give mother as Trella Perkins . Death certificate gives mother as Maggie Ridley. Trell a was the mother, but Maggie raised Lester.

Lester Greathouse Obituary: (note. Birth location from bir th certificate is Bevier Co., Missouri; and mother was Trea lla Perkins).

Lester Greathouse, 72, Desloge, died Wednesday in a Farming ton hospital.

He was born on April 29, 1904 in Buckner, Ill. to the lat e Josh and Mrs. Maggie Ridley Greathouse.

Lester Greathouse's survivors include his widow, Rose, Desl oge; one daughter, Bernadine Greathouse, Desloge; one broth er, Alfred Greathouse, Sedalia; five sisters, Ms Lula Roby , Kansas City, Ms; Mildred McGuyer, Sanford, Fla., Ms Rut h Mason, Kansas City Mo., Ms Virginia Raymer, Detroit and M s Dorothy Greathouse, Houston; two stepsons, Arthur House , Flat River, and Raymond House, Kellog, Idaho; four foste r children, Ms Marlene Jones, Francine Jones, Harold Jones , and Donald Wynan, all Alaska; 12 grandchildren and numers ous great grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday in the F irst Baptist Church of Desloge, with Rev. Donald Stanley of ficiating.

Burial is scheduled for St. Francois Memorial Park.

Friends may call after 7 p.m. tonight at the Dale Sparks Fu neral Home in Boone Terre.

More About Lester Cantrell Greathouse:
Burial: October 22, 1977, St. Francis Memorial Park, Boone Terr., Missouri.
Occupation: Coal Miner And Sherrif's Deptartment At Ironton.
Record Change: November 11, 2003

More About Lester Cantrell Greathouse and Rose Ann Rawson:
Record Change: October 13, 2003

More About Lester Cantrell Greathouse and Minnie Pollock:
Divorce 1: June 30, 1926
Divorce 2: April 22, 1944
Marriage: June 28, 1922
Married again: June 29, 1940
Record Change: November 11, 2003

Children of Lester Cantrell Greathouse and Rose Ann Rawson are:
  1. Bernadine Greathouse, b. Abt. 1963.

Children of Lester Cantrell Greathouse and Minnie Pollock are:
  1. James Joshua Greathouse, b. June 18, 1923, North City, Franklin Co., Illinois, d. March 1969.
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