The family moved from Oklahoma back to White Rock, McDonald Co., Missouri, where they had a farm. The family was lived on the farm in 1930, when the twins were 3 yrs old, with their parents and older siblings, Stella-13, and Virgil-9.They moved to a farm in Pineville, Missouri where he was 14 in 1940.
He was drafted into the Navy at age 20, in May of 1946 in Jane, Missouri. He got out of the Navy on May 6 1946,in Saint Louis, Missouri.
He married Dolores Jean Bush in about 1946, in Mcconald Co., Missouri. They had two children. one son and one daughter.
They lived in California, and Kentuucky. Their resicence was in Hartford, Kentucky in 1978.-99
He died on August 17, 2013, in Owensboro, Daviess Co., Kentucky, at the age of 87, and was buried in the Okwood Cemetery, in Hartford, Ohio Co., Kentucky.
Frank Cleveland retired from Alcoa Aluminum in Newburgh, Ind. He was a lifetime member of VFW and a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents Lawrence Virgil Cleveland and Myrtle Ford Cleveland and his wife Dolores Jean Cleveland. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, a twin sister, Merl Cravens; Stella McFerron and Virgil Cleveland.
He is survived by one son, one daughter, three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
World War II US Navy Veteran
From find a Grave.
↑ 1.01.1 "Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 14 December 2019), memorial page for Sterl Frank Cleveland (17 Dec 1925–17 Aug 2013), Find A Grave: Memorial #115973124, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by CemCreeper (contributor 47905483)
↑ 1930 United States Federal Census; Census Place: White Rock, McDonald, Missouri; Roll: 1210; Page: 3A; Dwelling 46; Family 48; Line 6-11; April 11th, 1930; Enumeration District: 0020; Image: 901.0; FHL microfilm: 2340945; Ancestry's 1930 Census Image
↑ 1940 United States Federal Census; Census Place: Pineville, McDonald, Missouri; Roll: T627_2126; Page: 3B; Household 59; Line 58-64; April 16th 1940; Enumeration District: 60-17; Ancestry's 1940 Census Image
↑ U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947; The National Archives in St. Louis, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Record Group: Selective Service System, 147; Box: 60-17; Ancestry's U.S. Records of the WW II Draft Cards Young Men Ancestry Record 2238 #15906195
↑ "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2Q4-ZVTM : accessed 14 December 2019), Sterl Franklin Cleveland, 06 May 1946; citing Military Service, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City.
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