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Wilda Medessa "Frances" McDonald Ainsworth
Birth: Dec. 26, 1892
Ladoga
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1954
South Gate
Los Angeles County
California, USA

She was named Wilda Medessa McDonald and christened Frances. She didn't like Wilda and preferred to use Frances. Her husband Roy called her Billie. Daughter Lois said Wilda picked the location, made all the arrangements and paid for her funeral all by herself. She and Roy were divorced in 1929 but she never remarried. They had seven children, five who lived. Her headstone reads Frances W Ainsworth.
CHILDREN:
Mary E McDonald - Adopted by the Wells
Merle Wilda Ainsworth
Royden James Ainsworth, Jr - died in Infancy
Mary Victoria Ainsworth - died in Infancy
Lois Mae Ainsworth
Pauline Elsie Ainsworth
William Henry Ainsworth
Robert Frank Ainsworth
 
 
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 Parents:
  Lura Mae Rees McDonald Shultz Hargrave (1869 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Royden James Ainsworth (1885 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Merle Wilda Ainsworth Walker (1912 - 1974)*
  Lois Mae Ainsworth Ashby (1915 - 1979)*
  Pauline Elsie Ainsworth Ray (1919 - 1989)*
  William Henry Ainsworth (1920 - 1995)*
  Robert Frank Ainsworth (1925 - 1999)*
 
 Sibling:
  Wilda Medessa McDonald Ainsworth (1892 - 1954)
  John Frank McDonald (1894 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Beloved Mother
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Hillside, Block 5835, Space 1
 
Created by: treeclimber
Record added: Mar 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66894782
Wilda Medessa Frances <i>McDonald</i> Ainsworth
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Wilda Medessa Frances <i>McDonald</i> Ainsworth
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Wilda Medessa Frances <i>McDonald</i> Ainsworth
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Forever in our hearts.
- treeclimber
 Added: Feb. 20, 2014
Rest in Peace Wilda...
- Peter Ainsworth
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014
 
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