LeRoy B.8 Cressy
Editors Note: There is a discrepancy between the records of mother and daughter concerning the birth of the daughter and the death of the mother. The printed book stated July 7, 1915 as Blanche (Abbott) Cressy's death while the daughter told my mother that she was born on July 27, 1915.
|Children of Blanche and LeRoy B. Cressy:|
Irene9 Cressy died young.
(Cressy) Rhoden born July 27, 1915 in Salem,
During WWII she joined the Waves in New York on July 15, 1943 and became an Aviation Machinist Mate (3rd class) V-10 USNR. She served in Norman, Oklahoma and Jacksonville, Florida and was Honorably Discharged from the Navy on October 17, 1945.
Blanche loved to paint in oil and watercolors, enjoyed reading, walking and was a church member. The Macclenny Woman's Club named Blanche Rhoden as "Woman of the Year 1989." She was named the "Home Resident of the Month" at the Veterans Domiciliary Home of Florida on February 11, 2000.
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LeRoy D. Cressy