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Bessie Lee Claunch Callaham
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1886
Childress
Childress County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1950
Buckley
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Married George Henry CALLAHAM

Mrs. George (Bessie) Callaham, 64, died Tuesday at her home at Buckley. She was born in Childers, Tex., and had lived in Buckley for 50 years and in this state (Washington) for 60 years. She was an attendant at the Rainier school until a few months ago. She was a member of the Assembly of God church. Besides her husband, she is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Ella Mae Knapp, Mrs. Bonnie Stenholm and Lois Callaham, all of Buckley, and Mrs. Viola Alf of Los Angeles; five sons, Howard of Camp Cook, Calif., Harold of Eatonville, Clyde of Pacific City, William of Wallula and Lee of Buckley; three sisters, Mrs. Leora Bush of Tenino and Mrs. Kate Laspa of Olympia; one brother, Charles Claunch of Sacramento, and 27 grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richmond Virginia Claunch (1860 - ____)
  Lillian Harvey Claunch (1860 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  George Henry Callaham (1882 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Howard Elmer Callaham (1905 - 1963)*
  LeRoy Henry Callaham (1907 - 1911)*
  EllaMae Grace Callaham Knapp (1909 - 1997)*
  Harold Harvey Callaham (1912 - 1995)*
  Viola Leora Callaham Alf (1914 - 1953)*
  Bonnie Irene Callaham Starkey (1916 - 1959)*
  Orpha Rose Callaham Ferguson (1918 - 1948)*
  Clyde Burton Callaham (1920 - 1964)*
  Lee George Callaham (1930 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Hamil Claunch (1885 - 1934)*
  Bessie Lee Claunch Callaham (1886 - 1950)
  Thomas Claunch (1888 - ____)*
  Lucy Jey Claunch Hinderman (1890 - 1951)*
  Leora Albert Claunch Bush (1892 - 1969)*
  Charles Claunch (1895 - ____)*
  Kathryne Elsie Claunch Laspa (1900 - 1990)*
  (Stillborn) Claunch (1901 - 1901)*
  Infant Claunch (1903 - 1903)*
  Earl Milton Claunch (1904 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Buckley Cemetery
Buckley
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Plot: Lot 5, Block 144, Lower Section
 
Created by: Leslie MITCHELL Smith
Record added: Mar 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13578680
Bessie Lee <i>Claunch</i> Callaham
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- Tom Cummings
 Added: Sep. 15, 2012
 
 
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