|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1892|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 1980|
LESSIE LEE BROWN BEARDEN was the 3rd of 4 children born to Richard C. and Nora Brown of Blandville, Ballard Co. KY. Her siblings were Evie (m. Steinbeck, m. Duncan), Neal (m. Vertie Harper) and Lonnie (m. Ida).
Lessie married William Guy Bearden, also from Ballard Co. KY. He had been a Corporal in the Army. Lessie and Guy came to Wichita about 1918. Her parents, sister, and brothers Lonnie and Neal also came to Wichita a few years later. Lessie had one daughter, Betty Jane (Harris), who died in Iowa in 1973.
Lessie was a Beautician and Guy operated the Ark Valley Produce Co. They were members of the First Church of the Nazarene.
Lessie was survived by: Nephew, N. M. Duncan of Wichita; nieces Dessie Pipps of Mountain Home, AR, Bonnie Price, Ida Brown of Atlanta, KS, and Asleen Gaines of Chicago.
William Guy Bearden (1891 - 1963)*
Betty Jane Bearden Harris (1925 - 1973)*
White Chapel Memorial Gardens
Created by: Kathleen Hill
Record added: Mar 08, 2014
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