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Luther Allen "Uncle Lute" Beckner
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Birth: May 9, 1890
Hillsboro
Hill County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1974
Clayton
Union County
New Mexico, USA

b. 9 May 1890, Hillsboro, TX.
d. 21 Jan 1974, Union County General Hospital, Clayton, Union, NM.
83 yr 8 mo 13 days
Resided in state of NM for 45 yr.
Came to NM after his first marriage; moved to Espanola, NM in 1955, after death of 2nd wife, retired to Clayton, NM.
wife: 1) Bertha SHERNER; md. 1909; she d. 28 May 1928.
had 1 son, b. 1918.
2) Zula (NUNN) HUNTER; she had 4 children by a first marriage; she is deceased.
father: Charley Barron BECKNER
mother: Polly Anne HALEY
He was the youngest son and the 11th child; 6 brothers and 5 sisters preceded him in death.
Survived by son, Horace, Sacramento, CA; granddaughter, Mrs. Sandra AMBROSIN, Colusa, CA; 4 step-children: Belma, Boise City, OK; Elmer, Cecil and John HUNTER, Albuquerque, NM; nieces and nephews including T.P. and Annie BECKNER; Cecil and Ben BECKNER; Mrs. Maggie McCOOK; Eugene McCOOK and Mrs. Laura EARLE, all of Clayton, NM.
bur: 24 Jan 1974, Otto Cemetery.
cemetery inscription grave: 92
Kilburn Book
"Union County Leader," Wed., 23 Jan 1974, Clayton,NM

Suggested changes:Not listed in marriages is real wife number two He married Gladys Fleming on April 17, 1929 in Clayton recorded in marriage book.
He married Ruta Arzula Nunn Hunter on Jan 23, 1931 also recorded in marriage book in Clayton.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Barron Beckner (1846 - 1946)
  Pollie Ann Haley Beckner (1849 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Arzula Nunn Beckner (1896 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  John H Beckner (1866 - 1943)*
  Mary E. Beckner Melton (1871 - 1932)*
  William Thomas Beckner (1874 - 1941)*
  Susie Amanda Beckner McCook (1875 - 1947)*
  Joseph Franklin Beckner (1877 - 1963)*
  George Washington Beckner (1879 - 1971)*
  Nancy Jane Beckner Turner (1881 - 1949)*
  Charley W Beckner (1883 - 1951)*
  Walter Beckner (1885 - 1904)*
  Luther Allen Beckner (1890 - 1974)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: known discrepancy in death date. I would tend to lean toward the grave marker in this instance.
 
Burial:
Otto Cemetery
Clayton
Union County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 82
 
Created by: Dana Gaulding-Bullard
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58282159
Luther Allen Uncle Lute Beckner
Added by: Dana Gaulding-Bullard
 
Luther Allen Uncle Lute Beckner
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Added by: D. Lankford
 
 
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