Funeral services for Jiggs Vickers, Megargel veteran of World War II who died [April 14, 1947] in a government hospital at Des Moines, Iowa, last week, were held Friday afternoon.
The rites were conducted at the Megargel Methodist Church by the pastor, Rev. J. O. Little, assisted by Rev. L. A. Ballard, Megargel Baptist pastor.
Burial was in Megargel Cemetery under direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.
Vickers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Vickers of Megargel, was born in 1921. He joined the Marine Corps in 1941 and served four years, most of that period overseas. In March, 1944, he married Miss Elaine Beryl, who survives. He died Monday of last week.
He had been a member of the Methodist church since 1937.
Surviving besides his widow and parents, are a sister, Willie Lee Vickers of Megargel.
Pallbearers were Odell Bishop, Clifford Fails, Henry Talbott, Kenneth McWhorter, Granville Meade and John Jimmy Hrncirik. Flower girls were Jean Hamby, Charlotte Green. Evelyn Hrnclrik, Betty Jo Reed, Ann Branson, Charliene Snodgrass and Josephine Hampton.