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Rufus Thomas "Skinny" BONE

Big Spring Cemetery
Izard County,

Rufus 29 Aug 1917 - 05 Feb 2003 veteran
Rosa 04 Jun 1927 - Pre-Need

Marriage: 02 Jan 1949 Izard County, Arkansas*

Rufus Thomas "Skinny" Bone husband of Rosa Imogene (Owens) Bone. Rufus Thomas "Skinny" Bone son of Porter Henry Bone and Sarah Matilda (Farthing) Bone.

Rufus Thomas Bone

MELBOURNE – Rufus Thomas Bone, 85, of Sidney died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at his home. Born Aug. 29, 1917, in Stella, he was the son of Porter H. Bone and Sarah Matilda Farthing Bone.

He was a farmer and logger and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a Protestant and a lifetime member of the Evening Shade Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8042.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa Imogene Owens Bone; three nieces, Elree Haworth of Newport, Kan., Gleniece Snodgrass of Eudora, Kan., and Ardis Gay Conner of Lawrence, Kan.; and a nephew, Clee Harmon of Aurora, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, C.G. Bone; and two sisters, Ina Harmon and Edrie Greiner.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Roller Crouch Funeral Home Chapel in Melbourne with Alvin Wiles officiating. Burial will be in Big Spring Cemetery located on Hwy. 58 near Sidney.

Pallbearers will be Clee Harmon, Walter Haworth, James Snodgrass, Claude Owens, Jerry Owens and Darrell Edwards.

Honorary pallbearers are Coy Owens, Clyde Owens and David Owens.

Obituary located through archives of The Batesville Guard Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas published Feb 2003.

*Rufus Bone
Arkansas, County Marriages
Name Rufus Bone
Event Type Marriage
Event Date: 2 Jan 1949
Event Place: Izard, Arkansas, United States
Event Place: Izard, Arkansas, United States
Residence Place Sidney, Izard, Arkansas
Gender Male
Age 30
Birth Year (Estimated) 1919
Spouse's Name Rosa Owens
Spouse's Residence Place: Gibson, Izard, Arkansas
Spouse's Residence City Gibson
Spouse's Residence County: Izard
Spouse's Residence State: Arkansas
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Age 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1928
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Citing this Record
"Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2019), Rufus Bone, 2 Jan 1949; citing Marriage, Izard, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 2,210,314.

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Note: The birth date on the veteran's marker differs from family marker.

Contributed on 2/13/13 by sandhollow
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Submitted: 2/13/13 • Approved: 2/1/21 • Last Updated: 2/4/21 • R831960-G0-S3

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