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Mary Catherine Ball Jolly
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1890
Windsor
Henry County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1985
Midwest City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Died From Stroke, after long illness. Was in a Midwest City, Ok. Nursing Home at time of death.

MARRIED 25 Dec. 1907, Arapaho, Ok., 50th anniversary 1957

Celebrated: 90th birthday
Soldier Creek Home Extension Club,
Midwest City, Ok.

Article in Del City News Del City, Ok. 8-21-1980

Mrs. Mary Jolly, longtime resident of the Mid-Del area, celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday with a gala party held at the Soldier Creek Home Extension Club, 9104 S.E. 15th St., in Midwest City. Over 50 guest were present, most of who where descendants of Mrs. Jolly and her late husband William. Mrs. Jolly was born August 12, 1890 in Windsor, Mo. She remembers living in a dugout at "11 or 12". She married William in Arapaho, Ok. in 1907. Since then they lived most of their life in Oklahoma. Mrs. Jolly presently resides in a rest home at 8016 S.E. 15th in Midwest City. There are 8 surviving children, ranging in age from 70 to 50, 4 of whom live in Oklahoma City. She also has 38 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and 17 great-great-grandchildren. When asked if she was having a good time, Mrs. Jolly said "I always have a good time, you're never too old to have a good time. It's the best birthday I ever had."

OBIT The Daily Oklahoma Ok. City, Ok.

JOLLY Mary Catherine, age 94 of OKC, passed away Monday, July 15. Survived by daughters, Maudie Musgrave of OKC, Erma Singleton of Sand Springs, Ok.; Wanda Hash of Pinole, Ca.; sons, Wayne and Vernon Jolly of OKC and Kenneth Jolly of Tecumseh; 36 grandchildren, 44 great-grand-children and numerous great-great grandchildren. Services 1 pm Thursday, Bill Merritt Chapel, 4605 S. Penn.

Information provided per my favorite great aunt Mary and her daughter Maudie. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Levander Ball (1858 - 1932)
  Belle Veretta Phoebe Baker Ball (1869 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  William Lacy Jolly (1885 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Minnie Adeline Jolly Garoutte (1908 - 1967)*
  Maudie Bell Jolly Musgrave (1910 - 1999)*
  Clifford Oral "Cliff" Jolly (1912 - 1914)*
  Samuel Edward Jolly (1913 - 1985)*
  Myrtle Rosetta Jolly Crews (1916 - 1983)*
  Wayne Francis Jolly (1918 - 1999)*
  Erma Nadine Jolly Singleton (1920 - 1996)*
  Vernon Leon Jolly (1922 - 1990)*
  Kenneth Lacy Jolly (1924 - 1998)*
  William Donald Jolly (1926 - 1976)*
  Wanda Ruth Jolly Hash (1928 - 2003)*
  Phyllis Jean Jolly (1932 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Marrion Ball (1866 - 1887)*
  Ernest Monroe Ball (1888 - 1964)*
  Mary Catherine Ball Jolly (1890 - 1985)
  Rosetta Ann Ball Poore (1892 - 1917)*
  James Morris Ball (1898 - 1961)*
  Leland Melburn Ball (1903 - 1907)*
  Leonard Melvin Ball (1907 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

TOMBSTONE:
MARY C. 1890 - 1985 JOLLY WILLIAM L. 1885 - 1966
 
Burial:
Resthaven Gardens Cemetery
Oklahoma City (Cleveland County)
Cleveland County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Sec. 14 - Garden of Inspiration. Block 211. Sp. 3.
 
Created by: Donna Lee Wall
Record added: Jun 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19681971
Mary Catherine <i>Ball</i> Jolly
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