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Thelma "Ethel" Sams Bryant
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1920
Clark County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1968
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Known exclusively as "Ethel". Her birth certificate #34397 lists her date of birth as July 21, 1920; however, her tombstone is inscribed June 21, 1920.

Married 1st James R. Mercer about 1940, who was killed in action during WWII. Married 2nd Ashby White in 1945, who was killed in a vehicle accident a short time later. Married 3rd Henry L. Bryant. Married 4th Samuel J. Holcomb, who she was only married to for a short time prior to her death. She had a son by her 1st marriage and no children by her other marriages.

Buried next to her 3rd husband, Henry L. Bryant.

Ethel elected to have surname BRYANT inscribed on her tombstone; therefore, this memorial established under her married name Bryant instead of Holcomb. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Leroy Sams (1878 - 1963)
  Lula Visie Vickers Sams (1886 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Lee Bryant (1903 - 1956)
 
 Siblings:
  Willie Lee Sams (1904 - 1989)*
  Geneva Grace Sams Rinesmith (1910 - 1982)*
  Bertha Lee Sams Rhinesmith (1913 - 1988)*
  Julia Florence Sams White (1916 - 1984)*
  Thelma Sams Bryant (1920 - 1968)
  Mary Susan Sams Gray (1924 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Paris Cemetery
Paris
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section T
 
Created by: Frank Rinesmith
Record added: Apr 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109645473
Thelma Ethel <i>Sams</i> Bryant
Added by: Frank Rinesmith
 
Thelma Ethel <i>Sams</i> Bryant
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Added by: Mike Reed
 
 
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With love to my Aunt "Eck". Rest in peace.
- Frank Rinesmith
 Added: Sep. 28, 2013
 
 
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