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Drennan, George Luther
BORN: 10 Sept 1910 DIED: 22 Feb 1991 BURIED:  ~ Smith Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  Truck Driver
BIRTH PLACE:  Kirk, Ouachita Co., Arkansas
DEATH PLACE: Independence, Polk Co., Oregon
Name of father Jesse Drennan
Maiden name of mother Mary [Minerva?] Jones
1920 AR CENSUS - Luther Drennan, age 9, b. Arkansa, is enumerated with Jesse, age 37, b. Arkansas, and Minerva, age 32, b. Arkansa, along with Sylvia, age 13, b. Arkansas, Clarence, age 11, b. Arkansas, Edmond, age 7, b. Arkansas, Edna, age 4, b. Arkansas, and Franklin, age 3, b. Arkansas.  Also enumerated with the family is Martha Drenna, identified as mother [of Jesse], age 76, widowed, b. Missouri.
George Luther Drennan, Sept 10, 1910-Feb 22, 1991 
INDEPENDENCE – George Luther Drennan, 80, died of a sudden illness Friday at his home. 
He was born in Kirk, Ark, and came to Independence from Menlo Park, Calif, in 1988. He was a truck driver, transporting heavy equipment. He retired in 1975. 
He married Iva S. Mason on May 12, 1942, in Nevada. She died in 1987. He was a World War II Navy veteran, and he enjoyed gardening. 
He is survived by his sons, Larry of Paso Robles, Calif, and Ben of Redding, Calif; daughters, Shirley Sloan of Monmouth and Sue Buck of Great Falls, Mont; and four grandchildren. 
Visiting will be from noon to 8 pm Monday at Farnstrom Mortuary. Services will begin at 10 am Tuesday at the mortuary. Inurnment will be private. Contributions may be made to the Medic Unit, in care of Southeast Polk County Fire District No 1, Monmouth
Statesman Journal, 24 Feb 1991 

George Luther Drennan, 80, died Friday, Feb 22, 1991, at his home of a sudden illness. 
He was born Sept 10, 1910 in Kirk, Arkansas, the son of Jesse and Mary Jones Drennan. He was a resident of Independence since 1988, moving here from Menol Park, Ca. 
He married Iva Susann Mason May 12, 1942 in Nevada. She preceded him in death in 1987. 
He had worked as a truck driver, transporting heavy equipment. He retired in 1975. 
He was a Navy veteran of WWII and enjoyed gardening. Survivors include two sons, Larry Drennan of Paso Robles, Ca, and Ben Drennan of Redding, Ca, two daughters, Shirley Sloan of Monmouth and Sue Buck of Great Falls, Mt., and four grandchildren. 
Visitation was Monday, Feb 25, 1991 at the Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence. Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb 26, 1991 at the Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence. Rev. Jerry Anderson presided. Interment was private. 
Memorial contributions may be made to: Medic Units, c/o SE Polk Co Fire Dist No 1, Monmouth, Or 97361. Arrangements entrusted to Farnstrom Mortuary, Independence.
Sun-Enterprise, 27 Feb 1991, 8A:2-3
George L.
Sept. 10, 1910-Feb. 22, 1991
[shares marker with Iva S. Drennan]
1920 AR CENSUS (Saline Co, Walnut Bottom, ED 186, pg 2A)
SJ 24 Feb 1991 
S-E 27 Feb 1991, 8A:2-3

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