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Bertha Naylor Bedell
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1884
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1987
Decatur County
Iowa, USA

Bertha married Isaac W. Bedell on June 23, 1901, in Decatur, Iowa. After Isaac's death, Bertha married his cousin Sherman Bedell. Isaac's father, Caleb, and Sherman's father, John, were brothers.

Transcribed from Original Obituary - Newspaper Unknown

Bertha I. Bedell, 103, of Savannah, Missouri, died Nov. 6, 1987, in a Savannah nursing home.

She was born on a farm in Decatur County, Iowa, on Jan. 17, 1884, the daughter of Feal and Carrie (Case) Naylor.

Mrs. Bedell was a member of the Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her 1st and 2nd husbands: Isaac Bedell and Sherman Bedell; two children: daughter, Zoretta Straight (died 1936), and son, Wayne Bedell (died 1967).

Surviving are two daughters: Mable Rice, Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada; and LaVerne Trice, Kellerton, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, three of whom she raised: Beatrice Ramsey, Savannah, MO., Donald Straight, Fountain Hills, AZ., and Monte Straight, Ashland, NE; 20 great-grandchildren, 19 great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Seeley Naylor (1850 - 1934)
  Caroline Cave Naylor (1856 - 1911)
  Isaac Bedell (1880 - 1940)
  John Sherman Bedell (1879 - 1961)*
  Mabel Bedell McCullough Rice (1904 - 2003)*
  Zoretta Bedell Straight (1910 - 1936)*
  LaVerne Helen Bedell Trice (1914 - 1993)*
  Wayne Everett Bedell (1917 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Decatur City Cemetery
Decatur City
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
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Originally Created by: djtruitt
Record added: Jun 12, 2012
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Bertha <i>Naylor</i> Bedell
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Bertha <i>Naylor</i> Bedell
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