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Lula Mae Holmes Bird
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1882
Perry County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1961
Du Quoin
Perry County
Illinois, USA

OBIT: 12-28-1961, DuQuoin Newspaper.

Mrs. Lula Mae Bird, 79, wife of Edel Bird, died at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, at her home after being in failing health for the past several years.

She was born April 29, 1882, in the Holts Prairie community, a daughter of John and Lucinda (Kelley) Holmes. She married Edel Bird on October 29, 1902 in Du Quoin, IL.

She was a resident of Du Quoin proper for the past five years. Before that time she lived in rural Tamaroa. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Du Quoin.

Surviving are a daughter: Mrs. Truman (Hazel) Kennedy, of Du Quoin; four sons, Elvis Bird, of Lowell, IN.; Everett Lyle Bird, of Warrensburg, IL.; Eugene Harold and Lester Edel Bird, both of Du Quoin; a brother, Ed Holmes, of Du Quoin; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Three brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Schroeder Funeral Home with Rev. W. T. Branon officiating.
Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Thursday. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Holmes (1845 - 1932)
  Lucinda Kelley Holmes (1848 - 1921)
 
 Spouse:
  Edel Bird (1879 - 1964)
 
 Children:
  Hazel Irene Bird Kennedy (1904 - 1980)*
  Elvis H Bird (1907 - 1999)*
  Everett Lyle Bird (1909 - 1974)*
  Eugene Harold Bird (1911 - 1969)*
  Lester Edel Bird (1917 - 1991)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Edwin Holmes (1874 - 1965)*
  Lula Mae Holmes Bird (1882 - 1961)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
Du Quoin
Perry County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: SBird
Record added: May 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27022604
Lula Mae <i>Holmes</i> Bird
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Lula Mae <i>Holmes</i> Bird
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- Luv Big Red From IL
 Added: Oct. 1, 2009
Love Ya Great-Grandma
- SBird
 Added: Jan. 2, 2009
 
 
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