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Loretta WhitfieldAge: 68 years19402008

Loretta Whitfield
Given names
Married name
Loretta Grounds
Birth July 29, 1940 25 22
Death of a maternal grandfatherHenry Clyde Pearson
January 22, 1942 (Age 17 months)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 16 months)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 9 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Birth of a daughter
#1Holly Ann Grounds
November 25, 1962 (Age 22 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Holland “Holly” Driskill
March 21, 1969 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death of a fatherRoy Newton Whitfield
September 4, 1993 (Age 53 years)
Death of a daughterHolly Ann Grounds
February 6, 2004 (Age 63 years)
Death of a motherRita Jeanette Pearson
June 24, 2008 (Age 67 years)
Death August 28, 2008 (Age 68 years)
Cemetery: Whitfield Cemetery
Last change September 27, 202016:45:06

by: Barry Shemwell
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Roy Newton Whitfield
Birth: September 22, 1914Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 4, 1993White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Rita Jeanette Pearson
Birth: December 8, 1917 24 23Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 2008Mortons Gap, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
elder sister
Annette Whitfield
Birth: February 15, 1936 21 18Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 14, 2014Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
4 years
Loretta Whitfield
Birth: July 29, 1940 25 22Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 2008Nortonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Family with Edward D “Eddie” Grounds - View this family
Edward D “Eddie” Grounds
Birth: November 27, 1936Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 3, 2019Madisonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Loretta Whitfield
Birth: July 29, 1940 25 22Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: August 28, 2008Nortonville, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Holly Ann Grounds
Birth: November 25, 1962 25 22Union, Kentucky, United States
Death: February 6, 2004White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States

Loretta Whitfield has 5 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (5)

Parents Talmadge Burton Pearson + Juanita F Uzzle
Parents Chester Lee Knight + Private