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Oma Turley Whitten Read
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1883
Coldwater (Tate County)
Tate County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1968
Paris
Lamar County
Texas, USA

Oma Turley Whitten was born Feb 20, 1882 in Coldwater, Tate Co, Mississipp. She was one of four children born to Marion DeKalb Whitten and Sarah Elizabeth Osteen. She died March 17, 1968. She was married to Henry Marshal Read and they had eight children. She was preceded in death by her husband and two sons, Harold Weldon Read (spouse Nell Dodson) and James Edward Read (spouse Betty Powell). She was survived by daughters Sarah Elizabeth Woosley (Chauncey), Mary Elaine Scott (Robert Carey), Susan Beckerley (James), Martha Jane Grimm (George), Barbara Ann Sprott (Frank); and son Henry Marshal Read, Jr (Ann Francis) and several grandchildren. The Reads made their home in Paris, Texas where Mr. Read was a stone cutter and City Judge. Mrs. Read was a homemaker. 
 
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 Parents:
  Marion Dekalb Whitten (1850 - 1923)
  Sarah Elizabeth Osteen Whitten (1862 - 1887)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Marshal Read (1882 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  Susan Read Beckerley (1919 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  John L Whitten (1875 - 1931)**
  Lennie Leona Whitten Strickland (1876 - 1954)**
  Alice G Whitten (1878 - 1879)**
  Nauvoo Leondas Whitten (1881 - 1932)*
  Oma Turley Whitten Read (1883 - 1968)
  Alma Rosemond Whitten Wall (1885 - 1978)*
  Claud Whitten (1886 - 1887)*
  Katy Lee Whitten Clay (1892 - 1973)**
  Al Brosius Whitten (1905 - 1967)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Paris
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Plot: 14-17-01?
 
Created by: beckyt
Record added: Feb 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24753704
Oma Turley <i>Whitten</i> Read
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Oma Turley <i>Whitten</i> Read
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Oma Turley <i>Whitten</i> Read
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- JUDY L.
 Added: Sep. 21, 2008
Rest in peace, Aunt Oma
- beckyt
 Added: May. 17, 2008

- JUDY L.
 Added: Mar. 16, 2008
 
 
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