39th Bomb Group (VH)

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S/Sgt Theron Wilson Worsham
Crew Chief

Born: 03 September 1918
Died: 25 April 1993
Inducted: 04 Aug 1942
Camp Livingston, LA
Discharged: 12 Dec 1945
Camp Fannin, Texas
Service Overseas
Departed US: 29 March 1945 Arrived Guam: 1 April 1945
Departed Guam: 15 Nov 1945 Arrived US: 29 Nov 1945

After discharge from the service on Decemebr 12, 1945 Theron Worsham returned to Louisiana where he and his wife Lella Mae Bryant lived most of their lives in Sreveport.

He worked for the Shreveport Trolley Company after the war for a while. On Feb 1, 1948, he went to work for the United States Postal service and retired on Jan 1, 1980.

Theron and Lella Mae were married on Jul 7, 1942 and shared 50 years of marriage together before her passing December 3, 1992 just 4 months before Worsham passed away.

He had 3 children - Gary born Nov 1940; Sharon Nov 1947 and Linda born Oct 1948. His daughter Sharon was killed in boating accident when she was 12 yrs old. He also had two grandchildren - Carolyn Ann and Jason Wesley.

Theron's hobby was fishing and as such, they bought a camp house in Oil City after his retirement.

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Worsham on Right
Worsham back row in middle
Worsham on left
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If anyone can help identify any of the men in photo numbers 6, 8 and 9 counting left to right - those photos are from Theron's days on Guam, please contact

If you served with Theron W. Worsham and/or can provide some addtional information about his WWII days please contact his daughter Linda at:, she would like to hear from you.

Worsham on Right (no shirt)

Crew 22 Ground Crew Main Page
Ground Echelon
61st Squadron Ground Roster
Source: Linda Worsham Tanner, daughter