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Verla Faye Snook Whelpley
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1896
Marshall County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1918
College Place
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA

Daughter of Tunis (Thomas) Augustus Snook and Lulu Reward (Colton) Snook.

Born and raised in Bigelow, Marshall Co., Kansas. Married John Rinehart in 1912 and removed to Washington state. To them one daughter, Dortha Faith Rinehart, was born. Married Robert H. Whelpley, August 1916 in Multnomah Co., Oregon, three children to this union; twin sons, Ronald & Donald, and a daughter, Ellen Reward.

Verla died during the flu pandemic of 1918, less than a month after giving birth.

After Verla's young death, her infant daughter, Reward, was adopted by uncle Rex Colton. Dortha first lived with a Rinehart uncle, then her grandparents Snook, before finding a permanent home with aunt Kathryn Reward (Snook) Fenley. The twins were first cared for by the doctor that had delivered them but eventually returned to their father after he remarried. 
Family links: 
  Thomas A. Snook (1858 - 1931)
  Lulu Reward Colton Snook (1876 - 1975)
  John W. Rinehart (1892 - 1945)
  Robert Henry Whelpley (1887 - 1967)
  Dortha Faith Rinehart Luke (1913 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Walla Walla
Walla Walla County
Washington, USA
Plot: walla-mv-59-8-8a
Created by: DeAnna
Record added: Feb 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105458476
Verla Faye <i>Snook</i> Whelpley
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Verla Faye <i>Snook</i> Whelpley
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Great Grandmother, remembered lovingly by your daughter, to her children and grandchildren.
- DeAnna
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013

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