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Bernita May Lineberry Curtess
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Birth: May 5, 1904
Hobart
Kiowa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 30, 1967
Yale
Payne County
Oklahoma, USA

Bernita married Edson John Curtess when she was 16 and living in the oilfield area of Oilton, Oklahoma. They had two children, Jr. and Bobbie Louise, and four grandchildren. Bernita was a civic leader and served as surrogate mother to a succession of Asian students who came to Oklahoma City to attend school. She died in an automobile accident after visiting her mother's gravesite in Oilton on Memorial Day. Her husband, Edson, and one of the students she included as a part of her extended family were with her in the car at the time of her death - they were not seriously injured. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Wesley Lineberry (1871 - 1915)
  Eva Keithley Fox (1883 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Edson John Curtess (1899 - 1982)*
 
 Children:
  Edson John Curtess (1921 - 1982)*
  Bobbie Louise Saunders (1926 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Seibert Lineberry (1902 - 1931)*
  Bernita May Lineberry Curtess (1904 - 1967)
  John Lineberry (1906 - 1989)*
  Leonard Lineberry (1908 - 1994)*
  Joseph Keithley Lineberry (1910 - 1999)*
  George Lineberry (1912 - 1944)*
  Virginia Amy Lineberry Billings (1914 - 2007)*
  Arthur Ronald Fox (1919 - 2003)**
  Albert Edward Fox (1921 - 1922)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Resthaven Gardens Cemetery
Oklahoma City (Cleveland County)
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Lot 1, Plot 59, Section 12
 
Created by: dmbr622
Record added: Mar 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50146208
Bernita May <i>Lineberry</i> Curtess
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Bernita May <i>Lineberry</i> Curtess
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Bernita May <i>Lineberry</i> Curtess
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 Added: Feb. 14, 2011
 
 
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