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Arthur Seely
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1900
Bentonville
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1950
Kern County
California, USA

Seely, Arthur
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday for Arthur Seely, 49, Box 74, Buttonwillow, who died Monday. He was a farm worker and a native of Arkansas who had lived in Kern County for four years. Surviving is the widow Clara Seely, of the home; a daughter Margie Hennington, Orange, two brothers, Norvel Seely, Bakersfield, and Fred Seely, Oklahoma; two sisters Velma Abla, Illinois, and Edna Terry, Arkansas. The Reverend C. Lucas will conduct services at the Payne & Son Funeral Home. Interment follows at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Bakersfield Californian, Tuesday; August 29, 1950
Kern County Book 50 Page 214
Arthur Seely; White/Male; Dod: 28 August 1950 6:00 A.M. Rural Buttonwillow-Herman Lewis Ranch; Age 49; Married: Clara Seely; Dob: 27 December 1900 born Arkansas
Father: William R. Seely, born?; Mother: Jannie Perry, born?; Occupation: Farm Laborer; Years in Kern Co. 4; Military Service: WWII; Usual Address: P.O. Box 74, Buttonwillow; Informant: Clara Seely; Burial: 8-30-1950 Greenlawn Memorial Park; Funeral Director: Payne & Son.; Cause of Death: myocardial infarction due to arteriosclerotic coronary thrombosis.

Son of William Robert (Bill) Seely and Sarah Jane (Janie) Perry. Born 27 Dec 1900, Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas. Siblings; Fred, Audie, Norvel, Lora, Esther, Edna and Velma Mae. Married Viola DeLay 27 Jul 1922 in Erick, Beckam County, Oklahoma. Married Fay Thompson (daughter of a Baptist minister) and Clara B. Unknown.
Served as a Pvt. during WWII. Died at age 49. Worked on the Buttonwillow-Herman Lewis Ranch at the time of his death. Former husband of Viola DeLay. Married to Clara, at time of his death. Full military honors at funeral. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Robert Seely (1878 - 1946)
  Sarah Jane Perry Seely (1869 - 1924)
 
 Spouses:
  Viola DeLay Stovall (1904 - 1990)
  Clara Bertha Murphy Seely (1901 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Margie Geraldine Seely Hennington (1923 - 1993)*
 
 Sibling:
  Norvel Seely (1898 - 1971)*
  Arthur Seely (1900 - 1950)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: There is no headstone, though there is a listed plot number.
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Bakersfield
Kern County
California, USA
Plot: 3-A-105 Oak Hill Garden section
 
Created by: Gayle Hennington Van Hor...
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
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Arthur Seely
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To my grandfather Arthur Seely. May you rest in peace with the angels.
- Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
 Added: Aug. 1, 2011
 
 
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