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Bessie Lee "Bessie" Steppick Adkins
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1895
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1973
Caddo
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA

Bessie Lee Steppick was born March 15, 1895 to parents Joseph N. Steppick and Nancy Ann Ivey Steppick. She was the only daughter of seven children. Surrounded by all brothers, she learned to do whatever the boys did on the farm. At age 19, she married Ernest Steven Adkins and they had two sons, Troy "Milton" and Joe "Haskell" Adkins. She became a widow at age 53, when Ernest was killed in an accident involving a tractor.

Bessie lived most of her life in Rush Springs and Bailey, Oklahoma where she was known and loved by all.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph N. Steppick (1838 - 1905)
  Nancy Ann Ivey Steppick (1856 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Ernest Steven Adkins (1893 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Haskell Adkins (1924 - 1996)*
 
 Sibling:
  George Washington Steppick (1890 - 1973)*
  Bessie Lee Steppick Adkins (1895 - 1973)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bailey Cemetery
Bailey
Grady County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Ronna Johnstone
Originally Created by: Candice xo
Record added: Jul 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15027162
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In loving memory
- Granddaughters Judy & Robbie
 Added: Sep. 4, 2013
Aunt Bessie, In loving remembrance.
- Ronna Ann
 Added: May. 23, 2013

- Candice xo
 Added: Aug. 24, 2006
 
 
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