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Bessie Mae Babington Kephart
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1899
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: May 4, 1957
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Bessie M. Kephart

Mrs. Bessie M. Kephart, 57, wife of John T. Kephart, died at her home, 1062 W. Potomac Street, of a sudden heart attack Saturday evening.

Mrs. Kephart was born in Harmony, in Frederick County, a daughter of Edward L. Babbington, of Boonsboro, and the late Jennie (Harshman) Babbington. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Hagerstown.

Surviving, in addition to her husband and father, are five daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Keadle, of Mt. Aetna, Mrs. Mary Louise Gilardi, of Boonsboro, Mrs. Alice Yetter, of Clear Spring, Mrs. Helen Dalley, of Hagerstown, and Mrs. Martha Baechtell, of Hagerstown; a son, John E. Kephart, now serving with the U. S. Army in Japan; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Gilbert, of Harmony, and Mrs. Mary Reese, of Hagerstown, and three brothers, Willaim M. and Roger L. Kephart, both of Boonsboro, and Grayson P. Kephart, of Chewsville.

The body was removed to the Basl Funeral Home, Boonsboro, where services will be held Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock with Rev. Dr. L. Boyd Hamm officiating. Interment will be in the Lutheran Cemetery, in Middletown.
The Morning Herald, Hagerstown, Maryland
printed Monday, May 6, 1957
page 28, col 2
Family links: 
  Edward Lawson Babington (1869 - 1958)
  Jennie Catherine Harshman Babington (1880 - 1913)
  John Thomas Kephart (1896 - 1959)*
  Helen N. Kephart Dailey (1926 - 1997)*
  Martha J. Kephart (1931 - 2000)*
  Annie M Babington Gilbert (1896 - 1960)*
  Bessie Mae Babington Kephart (1899 - 1957)
  William McKinley Babington (1900 - 1971)*
  Roger Lawson Babington (1902 - 1976)*
  Grayson Peter Babington (1904 - 1978)*
  Mary Lucinda Babington Reese (1907 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
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Record added: Sep 09, 2011
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Bessie Mae <i>Babington</i> Kephart
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- In Loving Memory Of My Beloved Son Gary
 Added: Aug. 2, 2012

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