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Wilma Maye Stidham Priest
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1910
Carterville
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1968
Salem (Fulton County)
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA

Wilma Stidham, daughter of Frank and Bessie Stidham was born at Carterville, Mo., July 2, 1910. She came to Mound City Kansas with her mother and young brother in 1917, after the death of her father, where she lived until 6 months prior to her death. She graduated from Mound City High School in 1929. She was converted to Christ at a very early age and lived a devoted Christian life. Her main goal in life was to work with young people, of whom she led to Christ. She was married to John Franklin (Frank) Priest in July of 1931. To this union two daughters were born. Waneta Williams of Kansas City, Mo.; and Martha Dean Frost of San Jose, Calif. There are four grandchildren, Lu Wana and Paul Martin, Michael and Scotty Frost. She leaves to mourn her loss her devoted husband, Frank, her two daughters, her mother, Mrs. Bessie Martin of Mound City; one brother, Ernest Stidham of Blackwell, Oklahoma; one step brother, John Martin, Mound City, Kansas; three step-sisters, Margaret Dunsworth, of Mound City, Kansas; Alberta Wheelock, Pleasanton, Kansas; Elza Coulter, Council Bluffs, Iowa; two Aunts, Ella Melendy, Kansas City, Kansas; Minnie Cavin, Lebanon, Mo., and one Uncle John Stidham, Galnea, Kansas and a host of friends. Funeral services were held in Hardy, Arkansas, Wednesday, December 18. Those making the trip to Hardy, Arkansas, where they attended the funeral services of Mrs. Frank Priest Wednesday afternoon were Mr. and Mrs. John Dunsworth, of Mound City; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Wheelock, Mark Ellis, Waldo Cox, Waldon Cox, of Pleasanton; Mrs. Henry Coulter, Council Bluffs, Iowa; Sam Priest, Glenn Gregg, Blue Mound; and Roy Detwiler of Mound City. We wish to express our sincere thanks for the cards, letters, flowers and all other acts of kindness and for your prayers, during the illness and death of our loved one. -- The family of Wilma Priest.

Daughter of: Joseph Franklin Stidham (1885-1917) & Bessie Elizabeth Wilson Stidham Martin (1893-1989)

Wife of: John Franklin "Frank" Priest (1908-1991)

Children:
1. Waneta Maye Priest Dodson (1933-)
2. Martha Dean Priest Frost (1936-)

Grandchildren:
1. LuWana Marcia Martin Dulier (1951-)
2. Michael Dean Frost (1956-)
3. Paul David Martin (1957-)
4. Alan Scott Frost (1958-)

Great Grandchildren:
1. Marcia Ranee Bollinger (1969-1969)
2. Nicole Glenita Bollinger (1970-)
3. Raquel Levon Bollinger (1973-)
4. Jason Dean Dulier, Sr (1976-)
5. Misty Lynn Frost (1978-)
6. Angelle Leona Dulier Searle (1980-)
7. Rebecca Irene Frost (1982-)
8. Joseph Glen Martin (1984-)
9. David Michael Martin (1988-)

Great Great Grandchildren:
1. Kayleigh Elizabeth Cox (1994-)
2. Christopher Andrew Cox (1996-)
3. Jason Dean Dulier, Jr. (1998-)
4. Andrew Glen McCorkendale (2004-)
5. Mason Anthony-Connor Dulier (2006-)
6. Marcia Renee Grace Dulier (2009-)
7. Gloria Maye Searle (2010-)
8. Lucien Franklin Lee Dulier (2010-)
9. Anson Beau Cullen Dulier (2012-)

24 Total Descendants as of 2014
23 Still Living
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Franklin Stidham (1885 - 1917)
  Bessie Elizabeth Wilson Martin (1893 - 1989)
 
 Spouse:
  John Franklin Priest (1908 - 1991)*
 
 Children:
  Waneta Maye Priest Dodson (1933 - ____)*
  Martha Dean Priest Frost (1936 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wilma Maye Stidham Priest (1910 - 1968)
  Ernest William Stidham (1912 - 1990)*
  Clarence Stidham (1916 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Baker Cemetery
Ozark Acres
Sharp County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Jamie
Record added: Mar 07, 2008
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Wilma Maye <i>Stidham</i> Priest
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