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Odis Leverne Singleton  Sr

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Albert Gorden Singleton
1/28/1886 - 8/30/1954

Ida Mae Crosson
1885 - 3/8/1960
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Odis Leverne Singleton Sr
12/18/1924 - 1/6/1966
Odis Leverne Singleton, Sr, was born on December 18, 1924 in Mitchell County, Georgia and died on January 6, 1966 in Camillia, Georgia. He lived to be 41 years old.

He had seven children and two of his sons were named Odis Leverne Singleton, Jr.
  1. Odis L. Singleton, Jr.,
  2. Odis L. Singleton, Jr.,
  3. Phillip Singleton,
  4. Randall Singleton,
  5. Dennis Singleton,
  6. Teresa, and
  7. Kathy Singleton.
Census4/11/1930 Branchville GA (Mitchell County) 5 yrs old 
Recorded as family #138: Gordan Singleton (age 44), Ida (wife, age 45), Wilder (son, age 16), Darbey (son, age 13), Lamar (son, age 10), Maxine (son, age 8), Otus (son, age 5), Preston (son, age 3). All were born in GA as were their parents. All but the two youngest children have been attending school during the past year. Everyone can read and write except the three youngest children. Gordan is a farmer working a general farm and he is not a veteran. 
Death Certificate1/6/1966 GA (Mitchell County) 41 yrs old 
Death Certificate #000801: Odis L. Singleton, white male, died on January 6, 1966 in Mitchell County. He was a resident of Mitchell County and was 41 years old. 
Newspaper1/8/1966 GA (Mitchell County) 41 yrs old 
Obituary of Odis Laverne Singleton as written in "The Camilla Enterprise" dated Jan 7, 1966. Odis Singleton Dies Suddenly At Work - Fueral services for Odis Lavern Singleton, age 41, will be held tomorrow, Jan 8, at the Mt. Pleasant Church in Decatur County at three o'clock p.m. Officiating will be Rev. Paul Irvin, of Newton, Ga., and Rev. Jake Scott, of Mt. Pleasant Church. Serving as pallbearers will be Ward Worsham, James E. Singleton, Glenn Singleton, Jake Singleton, Gordon Singleton, and Robert Taylor. Mr. Singleton died very suddenly yesterday afternoon, Thursday, January 6, 1966. He was born in Mitchell County and had lived most of his life here. He was born December 18, 1924, son of the late Albert Gordon Singleton and Ida Mae Crosson Singleton. He was a World War II veteran, a carpenter by trade, and a member of the Greenwood Free Will Baptist Church. He was currently employed by T. L. Kirbo Company and died while on the job. His survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Ann Wisham Singleton; four sons, Odis L. Singleton, Jr., Phillip Singleton, Randall, and Dennis Singleton; two daughters, Teresa and Kathy Singleton; two brothers, Dorsey Singleton of Albany, Ga., and Lamar Singleton, of Camilla; two sisters, Mrs. Levi Worsham, of Camilla, and Mrs. Charles Congrove, of Springfield, Mass. Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla will have charge of all arrangements. 

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2 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
3 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
4 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
12 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
14 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
22 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
23 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
27 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
28 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
33 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
36 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
38 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
41 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
14 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
15 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
17 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
26 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
31 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
36 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
39 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
3 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
5 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
6 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
8 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
9 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
10 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
10 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
11 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
15 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
19 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
20 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
21 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
30 1954 The nationally televised McCarthy hearings lead to Senator Joseph McCarthy's downfall; Segregation by race in schools is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; Congress adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance and requires "In God We Trust" to appear on all American currency.
38 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
42 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
14 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
15 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.
21 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.

Mary Worsham
Born on October 1, 1932 and died on June 15, 2010
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Daphne Knudson
Born on June 21, 1930 and died on November 15, 2023
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The Children of Odis Leverne Singleton Sr

21 years old
Odis "Pete" Leverne Singleton Jr.
Born in Albeny, Georgia on June 8, 1952 and died in New Port News, Virginia on May 29, 1977. He was 24 years old.

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