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Bessie Mae Willey Vandruff
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1902
Big Run
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1954
Three Rivers
St. Joseph County
Michigan, USA

Mrs. Bessie May Vandruff, 52, of 1500 Madison Ave., died unexpectedly at 3 a.m. today in the home of her brother, Thomas Willie (Ed. note: Willey), at Three Rivers, Mich., where she had gone for a visit. She suffered a heart attack.

Mrs. Vandruff was the wife of Perry Vandruff and had been a resident of the Toronto vicinity for 34 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ on River Avenue.

A native of Big Run, W. Va., she was born Feb. 14, 1902, a daughter of the late James and Susan Willie.

She is survived by her husband at home; two daughters, Mrs. Beverly Smith of Toronto and Mrs. Betty Turner of Steubenville; two sons, George Vandruff stationed with the U. S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune, N. C., and James Vandruff of Toronto; three brothers, Thomas of Three Rivers, Bruce Willey of Strolls, Pa., and Byrle Willey of Kansas; four sisters, Mrs. Flossie Miller of Cleveland, and Mrs. Opal Stoneking, Mrs. Florence Rice and Mrs. Lennie Shreves of West Virginia, and four grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  James Hugh Willey (1878 - 1942)
  Susanna Magdaline Yost Willey (1880 - 1941)
  Perry Thomas Vandruff (1892 - 1960)
  James Thomas Vandruff (1927 - 1974)*
  Betty June Vandruff Straight (1929 - 2012)*
  George Frederick Vandruff (1933 - 2006)*
  Bessie Mae Willey Vandruff (1902 - 1954)
  Opal Dessie Willey Stoneking (1903 - 1959)*
  Lennie Olive Willey Shreve (1905 - 1988)*
  Thomas Jefferson Willey (1909 - 1966)*
  Bruce Edward Willey (1911 - 1963)*
  Mary Myrtle Willey Connelly (1913 - 1978)*
  George Calvin Willey (1915 - 1919)*
  Florence Audra Willey Long (1917 - 2010)*
  Burl F Willey (1920 - 1974)*
  Flossie Waneda Willey Miller (1922 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Toronto Union Cemetery
Jefferson County
Ohio, USA
Plot: NW 1/4, # 58, grave 2
Created by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Record added: Jan 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33403791
Bessie Mae <i>Willey</i> Vandruff
Added by: Gerald "Jerry" Hobson
Bessie Mae <i>Willey</i> Vandruff
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 Added: Dec. 8, 2009

 Added: Dec. 8, 2009

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