Oscar Frazier Knowles, Jr.

Male 1919 - 2005  (86 years)


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  • Name Oscar Frazier Knowles 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 27 May 1919  Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military US Army  [3
    Military US Navy Submariner 
    Died 10 Oct 2005  Portsmouth General Hospital, Portsmouth, Portsmouth County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I34993  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2014 

    Father Oscar Frazier Knowles,   b. 25 Oct 1898, White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1985, Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Hattie Esther Reed,   b. 16 Jun 1895, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1985, Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 16 Jun 1918  Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F12852  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mildred June Cannon,   b. 14 Oct 1923, Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 2015, Chesapeake, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1945  Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Children 
     1. Cheryl Ann "Cherry" Knowles
     2. Carolyn June "June" Knowles
     3. Kenneth Frazier Knowles
     4. Terry Lynn Knowles
     5. James Lee "Jim" Knowles
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F12853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 May 1919 - Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1945 - Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Oct 2005 - Portsmouth General Hospital, Portsmouth, Portsmouth County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Oscar F. Knowles Jr. NORFOLK

      Oscar Frazier Knowles Jr., 86, of the 500 block of San Pedro Drive, died Oct. 10, 2005, at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Mr. Knowles was born in Huntsville, Ala., the son of the late Oscar F. Knowles and Hattie Reed Knowles. He retired from the United States Navy as a chief engineman after 25 years of service. Mr. Knowles was a member of the Norview Masonic Lodge No. 113 AF&AM, the American Legion. He was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Norview Chapter 131, Fleet Reserve and Submarine Veterans of World War II.

      Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mildred J. Knowles of Chesapeake; three daughters, Cheryl K. Hemenway of Chesapeake, C. June Brinkley of Suffolk and Terry Lynn Davis of Hooper, Utah; two sons, Kenneth Knowles of Bayville, N.J., and James Knowles of Ogden, Utah. Mr. Knowles is also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

      A funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apartments, Norfolk Chapel. Interment with Masonic rites and military honors will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Norfolk. There will be an Order of the Eastern Star service in the funeral home Thursday at 7 p.m. followed by visitation until 8:30 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hdoliver.com.

      Obituary, Virginian-Pilot, October 12, 2005.

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  • Sources 
    1. [S48255] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MX8T-C8F.

    2. [S52939] Cheryl Knowles Hemenway | 7 Jan 2014 | Telephone Interview | hemenlc@verizon.net.

    3. [S53061] Cheryl Knowles Hemenway | Family Group Records | 13 Jan 2014 | hemenlc@verizon.net.

    4. [S48259] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Knowles&GSiman=1&GScid=50267&GRid=12627804&.

    5. [S48254] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FQW5-9YL.