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Lela Bell Lee Gardner
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Birth: Oct. 1, 1893
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1965
Luna County
New Mexico, USA

Lela Bell [Lee] [Whitmire] Gardner was the daughter of James Harvey Lee and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" [Hawkins] Lee. She married [1] Jesse James Whitmire 4 Jun 1911 Throckmorton Co., TX; he died in the flu epidemic of 1918 on 14 Jan 1919. They had three sons, James Otho, Leonard Noble and Melvin Elbert.
Lela married [2] John Martin Gardner (whose wife, Nora Ellen Ellis Gardner died in the same flu epidemic on 5 Dec 1918) on 16 Oct 1920 Navarro Co., TX. Her and John had eight children together, raising 13 all together.
Family links: 
  James Harvey Lee (1872 - 1943)
  Mary Elizabeth Lee (1875 - 1918)
  John Martin Gardner (1888 - 1965)
  Jesse James Whitmire (1888 - 1919)*
  Lela Bell Lee Gardner (1893 - 1965)
  Elbert Bryan Lee (1896 - 1960)*
  Ocie Earl Lee (1903 - 1977)*
  Lemuel Clyde Lee (1906 - 1971)*
  Thelma Gladys Lee (1908 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Luna County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Mor F 12
Created by: Kat
Record added: Jul 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28609967
Lela Bell <i>Lee</i> Gardner
Added by: Kat
Lela Bell <i>Lee</i> Gardner
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- Kat
 Added: Jul. 29, 2008

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