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Flora Lee Wellfort Pettit
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1882
Schuyler County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1972
Kirksville
Adair County
Missouri, USA

Flora Pettit Services Set For Saturday

Flora Lee Pettit, 89, of 515 W. Mill, died at 6:34 this morning in a Kirksville hospital where she had been a patient since Jan 12. Before entering the hospital she had been a resident of the Adair County Nursing Home five years.

Born Oct. 31, 1882 in Schuyler County, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Wellfort. On April 8, 1906 in Memphis she was married to Ora Pettit who preceded her in death in 1921. Also preceding her in death were two daughters, two sons and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Merl Pettit and Woodrow Pettit, both of Kirksville; one brother, Edward Wellfort of Memphis; 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Pettit moved in 1931 to Kirksville where she had since resided.

Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 in the Funeral Home of Davis and Davis. The Rev. Archie Cooper will conduct the services. Burial will be in Maple Hills cemetery.

Kirksville Daily Express
Kirksville, Missouri
January 20, 1972 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Jackson Wellfort (1840 - 1927)
  Elizabeth Hensley Wellfort (1841 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Ora A. Pettit (1882 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Flossie Marie Pettit Stribling (1906 - 1949)*
  Kern L. Pettit (1908 - 1955)*
  Estel Ora Pettit (1910 - 1923)*
  Merl Lavern Pettit (1912 - 1999)*
  Merl Lavern Pettit (1912 - 1999)*
  Flora Leona Pettit Sholly (1915 - 1950)*
  Woodrow Warren Pettit (1918 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah E. Wellfort Moorehead (1868 - 1890)*
  George L. Wellfort (1870 - 1907)*
  William E. Wellfort (1873 - 1918)*
  Ida May Wellfort (1875 - 1877)*
  Emma Frances Wellfort Stoneking (1877 - 1954)*
  Mary Wellfort Stoneking (1880 - 1925)*
  Flora Lee Wellfort Pettit (1882 - 1972)
  Harry Edward Wellfort (1884 - 1972)*
  Vinnie Viola Wellfort Lemmon (1887 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: NO MARKER
 
Burial:
Maple Hills Cemetery
Kirksville
Adair County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: NE MO
Record added: Oct 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59738495
Flora Lee <i>Wellfort</i> Pettit
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 Added: Sep. 24, 2014
 
 
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