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Leonidas Harrison "Lon" Briles
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Birth: May 18, 1885
Death: May 3, 1972

s/o Nathan & Susan Hatler Briles

Leonidas Harrison Briles was born at Neodesha, KS, he came to Texas County at the age of nineteen, taking up a relinquishment right on a claim left by the original and first settler, near Adams. He farmed and raised livestock until his retirement and moving into Adams where he and his wife, Elsie built their present home. He was a member of the Methodist Church at Union Center, east of Adams. His parents, both mother and father, were ordained ministers and his grandfather Hatler was a Methodist minister, so he was early grounded in the Christian faith and firmly believed the Bible and it's teachings.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie, daughters Mrs Lucille Potter of Turpin, Mrs Matilda McAdams of Tyrone, Mrs Mildred McAhern of Hooker and Mrs Letta Mae Lollar of Gate, sons Clyde and Forrest of Adams and Clellie Briles of Loveland, CO.

Funeral services were conducted from the Mennonite Brethern Chruch in Adams with Don Hull, pastor of the Tyrone Union Center Church officiating. 
Union Center Cemetery
Texas County
Oklahoma, USA
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Record added: Apr 20, 2007
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Leonidas Harrison Lon Briles
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Leonidas Harrison Lon Briles
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Leonidas Harrison Lon Briles
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Lon, son of Rev. Nathan Briles and Rev Susan Belle Hatler Briles (died Liberal Kansas) Brother to my Grandfather Branson Walker Briles
- R. J. Briles
 Added: Aug. 21, 2011

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