|Birth: ||Apr. 12, 1892|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 1960|
Wardie Bell was the Granddaughter of Jack County Pioneer John More Leatherwood. She was raised in Borden County, Texas on her parents farm near Gail, Texas.
Her marriage to George W. Brewer was recorded in the Marley Family Bible on April 2, 1916. Wardie and George had three children and she was expecting their fourth when he was killed when a tornado struck their home on July 16, 1924.
The Mexia Daily News...Friday July 18, 1924
MAN KILLED IN STORM
O'DONNEL, Texas, July 16th...George Brewer was killed and his wife and two of his children were injured late Wednesday when their home was wrecked by a tornado. A three year old child in Brewers arms was unharmed.
At about age 38 Wardie married William Hardy Daffern(68),and had two children by him...a daughter born in 1929 and a son in 1938 who died at seven months. Wardie was a Seamstress/Dressmaker and supported herself and her five children after a diviorce from Daffern.
She spent the last eight years of her life in the Kerville State Hospital where she died on December 19, 1960.
Ruby Jewell Brewer Coursey (1919-1989)FAGrave#21848270
George H. Brewer (1917-1987)
Arvil Brewer (1925-1985)
Marvin Brewer (1923-1943)
Helen R. Daffern Maisen (1927-2008)FAGrave#59545284
Benjamin P. Daffern (1938-1938)
Elisha Smith Marley (1849 - 1942)
Mary Josephine Leatherwood Marley (1858 - 1925)
George W. Brewer (1885 - 1924)
George H. Brewer (1917 - 1987)*
Ruby Jewell Brewer Coursey (1919 - 1989)*
Helen Ruth Maisen (1927 - 2008)*
Martha Jane Marley Carroll (1877 - 1960)*
John Henry Marley (1878 - 1941)*
William Samuel Marley (1880 - 1939)*
Anna Etta Marley Christopher (1882 - 1975)*
Zachariah Andrew Marley (1883 - 1950)*
James Benjamin Marley (1888 - 1978)*
Lou Ida Marley Boatman (1890 - 1911)*
Wardie Bell Marley Brewer/Daffern (1892 - 1960)
Jesse Simeon Marley (1894 - 1953)*
Alta Marley (1896 - 1896)*
Albert Marley (1896 - 1896)*
George Holbert Marley (1896 - 1960)*
Eugene Edward Marley (1899 - 1900)*
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Created by: Sue Pittman McPeak
Record added: Sep 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76149872
Wardie Bell was the Sister of my Great Grandmother Martha Jane Marley Carroll. Wardie Bell's life history has been lost for many years in the Pittman/Carroll/Marley Family Tree. In Honor of Sisterhood, I dedicate Wardie's Memorial and Place in the Pittma...(Read more)|
Sue Pittman McPeak
Added: Sep. 7, 2011