|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1918|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 2012|
Houlton - Birdena E. Tapley 93, promoted to Glory on June 25, 2012 at a Mars Hill healthcare facility. She was born October 8, 1918 at Griswald, the daughter of Harry W. and Julia (Bragg) Ewings. Birdena taught school for 25 years in one-room schoolhouses in Wytopitlock, Haynesville, South Amity and Kingman.
She is survived by her children Major Sandra Spruwl and her hsuband Jim of Sunbury, PA, Mary Lou Tapley of Westfield, Gary Tapley of Linneus, Brent Tapley and his wife Susan of Monticello, Douglas Tapley and his wife Wendy of Hodgdon; several granchildren, many great grandchildren nieces and nephews ; her sister Rita Ewings of Mars Hill; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Vincent in 1993 and her son-in-law Donald Jeffery in 1991, several brothers and sister.
Interment will be in the Linneus Cemetery. Gifts may be made in Birdena's memory to Salvation Army Child's Program c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. (Bangor Daily News posted 6/25/2012)
Harry Ewings (1887 - 1956)
Julia Bragg Ewings (1889 - 1942)
Vincent W Tapley (1913 - 1993)*
Mildred Ewings MacPherson (1915 - 2007)*
Harry Laurel Ewings (1916 - 2001)*
Birdena E Ewings Tapley (1918 - 2012)
Reta Joyce Ewings (1921 - 2012)*
Adrian N Ewings (1929 - 2002)*
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Jun 25, 2012
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