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Mertie Lee Bilbrey Lessig
Original name: Mertie Harris
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1920
Death: Feb. 19, 2000

LIVINGSTON -- Funeral services for Mertie Lee Bilbrey Lessig, 79, of Michigan, formerly of Livingston, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tues., Feb. 22, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial will be in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Lessig died on Sat., Feb. 19, 2000, at St. Anthony Hospital, Crown Point, Mich.

She was born on March 7, 1920, in Overton County to the late Walter E. and Lucy A. Crabtree Bilbrey. Mrs. Lessig was a homemaker and a member of Memorial Baptist Church.

Her family includes a two daughters and sons-in-laws, Brenda and Dale Peterson of Crown Point, Ind., and Virginia and Carl Macy of Sun City, Ariz.; one daughter-in-law, Joy Lessig Dixon of Battle Creek, Mich; three brothers, James Bilbrey of Calumet City, Ill., John Bilbrey of Cookeville, and Billy Bilbrey of Livingston; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Jasper Harris and Jim Lessig; and a son, Jim Lessig.

Rev. Eugene Schmidt will officiate at the services.

Siblings:

Billy Gray Bilbrey
Harlin Ray Bilbrey
James Bilbrey
Joe D. Bilbrey
John Bilbrey
Clyde Bilbrey
Pauline Bilbrey
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Ezra Bilbrey (1888 - 1969)
  Lucy Ida Crabtree Bilbrey (1888 - 1974)
 
 Spouses:
  William Jasper Harris (1921 - 1945)
  James Harvey Lessig (1910 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Clyde Bilbrey (1910 - 1975)*
  Harlan Ray Bilbrey (1915 - 1992)*
  Pauline Bilbrey Palmer (1918 - 1994)*
  Mertie Lee Bilbrey Lessig (1920 - 2000)
  Joe D. Bilbrey (1922 - 1975)*
  James M. Bilbrey (1927 - 2005)*
  Billy Gray Bilbrey (1930 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Overton County Memorial Gardens
Livingston
Overton County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Casseopias
Record added: Mar 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34617171
Mertie Lee <i>Bilbrey</i> Lessig
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Mertie Lee <i>Bilbrey</i> Lessig
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 Added: Nov. 19, 2011
 
 
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