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Theda Mae Gillespie Rupe
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1928
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1977
Redlands
San Bernardino County
California, USA

Theda Mae was the fifth child born to E. Paulene (maiden Harris) and A. Roy Gillespie in Rankin, Oklahoma. She married Jonathan Jackson Rupe Jr. nicknamed "Jay" on Sept 23, 1946 in Portales, New Mexico. Theda and Jay had two children, a girl Sharon Lynn and son Daryl Leon. Theda was homemaker, wife and Mother. She had a large rose garden with hundreds of rose bushes at the time of her death.

Theda passed from this earth on Oct. 20, 1977 at the early age of 49 years old from lung cancer. She was survived by her husband "Jay", daughter Sharon Lynn, and son Daryl Leon, her Mother E. Paulene, her brothers Leonard, Delmer, Dale, and Bennie Joe and her sisters Charlotte and Floretta. Theda is buried in Redlands, CA at Hillside Memorial Park. 
 
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 Parents:
  A Roy Gillespie (1892 - 1959)
  E Paulene Gillespie (1896 - 1990)
 
 Siblings:
  Leonard Leroy Gillespie (1917 - 1985)*
  Charlotte L. Gillespie Burk (1920 - 2013)*
  Dale Clifton Gillespie (1922 - 1993)*
  Delmer Kirvin Gillespie (1925 - 2008)*
  Theda Mae Gillespie Rupe (1928 - 1977)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Memorial Park
Redlands
San Bernardino County
California, USA
 
Created by: Sherri G.
Record added: Aug 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94722124
Theda Mae <i>Gillespie</i> Rupe
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Theda Mae <i>Gillespie</i> Rupe
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