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Effie Imogene Franklin Lee Bathurst
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1878
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1956
Butte County
California, USA

Effie was the daughter of William Franklin and Sarah Childers. She was married to Leonidas Lee on March 22, 1896. Effie later married William Bathurst in 1926.


Mrs. Effie Imogene Bathurst, who had resided in Chico for the past 49 years, died at the Taylor's Nursing Home Monday following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Bathurst was born in Marion County, Oregon, on July 14, 1878, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Franklin.

From 1920 until 1946, Mrs. Bathurst was employed at Richardson Springs and in 1926, was married to William J. Bathurst, Sr. She was a member of Josephine Chapter No. 104, OES of Chico, the WBA of Chico and the Pioneer Club of Chico.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Bathurst is survived by the following children: Charlie Lee [son of her first husband Leonidas Lee] of Chico; William Lee [son of Leonidas] of Redman, Ore.; Mrs. Florence Hatch [stepdaughter] of South Portland, Maine; William J. Bathurst, Jr. [stepson], of Chico, and Angus Bathurst [stepson], of Arcata; 12 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and a brother, Oscar Franklin, of Portland, Ore., and two sisters, Mrs. Myrtle Warner, also of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Viola Looney of Mollola, Ore.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Brusie Funeral Home Thursday at 11 a.m. and interment will be in the Chico Cemetery. Rev. Wendell Ensor, pastor of the Trinity Methodist Church officiated at the funeral services conducted in the chapel of the Brusie Funeral Home this morning for Mrs. Effie Imogene Bathurst, who died Monday.

During the service Richard Emmoris accompanied Roy Jefferies as he sang "In the Garden" and "Beautiful Isle." Interment was in the Chico Cemetery and casket bearers were Harry Mulock, George Campbell, Everett Cudd, Ed Newton, Ned Richardson and Clay Pettus.
Family links: 
  William Hackney Franklin (1850 - 1927)
  Leonidas Hillard Lee (1850 - 1914)
  William James Bathurst (1881 - 1966)*
  William Johnson Lee (1896 - 1970)*
  Charles Oscar Lee (1898 - 1985)*
  Althea Laura Lee (1900 - 1903)*
  Althea Laura Lee (1900 - 1903)*
  Effie Imogene Franklin Lee Bathurst (1878 - 1956)
  Oscar Benjamin Franklin (1888 - 1962)*
  Myrtle Elizabeth Franklin Warner (1891 - 1985)*
  Viola Edith Franklin Looney (1894 - 1982)*
*Calculated relationship
Chico Cemetery
Butte County
California, USA
Created by: Shelli Steedman
Record added: Oct 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16014089
Effie Imogene <i>Franklin</i> Lee Bathurst
Added by: Candice Vader
Effie Imogene <i>Franklin</i> Lee Bathurst
Added by: Shelli Steedman
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Grand Aunt on father's side of family. You were very loving to Grandma.
- Jan Hayertz
 Added: Jun. 30, 2011

- Shelli Steedman
 Added: Oct. 5, 2006

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