Willie Joe McAlister

Brief Life History of Willie Joe

Willie Joe "Billy" McAllister , 74, died Sunday, May 6, 2001 in a Florence hospital after an illness. Mr. McAllister was born in Coward, a son of the late Avander Vonnie McAlister, Sr. and Maude Jo Judd McAlister. He was a 1943 graduate of Scranton High School and a retired pipe fitter. He was a member of Scranton United Methodist Church and was married to the late Finette Hoover McAlister. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a Mason. He was predeceased by a brother, A. V. McAlister, Jr. of Florence and by a sister, Mary Frances M. Krusen of Newton, Pa. State, The (Columbia, SC) Date: May 7, 2001

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Willie Joe McAlister
Finette H. Hoover
William Davis McAllister
Jo Etta McAllister
Kenneth Randall McAllister

Sources (11)

  • Willie Joe Mcalister in household of A V Mcalister, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie Joe McAllister, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Willie Joe Or Billy Mcallister in entry for Wannah Eaddy Davis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Alasdair ‘son of Alasdair’. See McAllister .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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