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Ophelia Everidge Kelleam
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1894
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1969
Choctaw County
Oklahoma, USA

Married Dr. Edwin Kelleam on Dec 22, 1909 in Grant, OK.

Mrs. Ophelia E. Kelleam, 75, of 314 E. Rosewood, died Tuesday at the Hugo Manor Rest Home. Services will be at the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel Thursday at 10:30 am. Rev. Henry Everidge will officiate and burial will be in the Grant cemetery.

Mrs. Kelleam, daughter of Captain Joe Everidge and Bettie Wilson, was born in Lamar County, Texas on Feb 19, 1894. Her parents brought her to Grant when she was two weeks old.

She married Dr. E. A. Kelleam, one of the state's pioneer doctors and they lived in Choctaw and McCurtain counties for many years. After Dr. Kelleam's death in 1950, she moved from Wright City to Hugo and lived in this vicinity until her death.

Mrs. Kelleam was a member of Eastern Star, Royal Neighbors and Woodman Circle. She had held offices in all three lodges. She was a Presbyterian; however, she also served as pianist and organist for both the Methodist and Baptist Churches. She was Republican District Committeewoman for many years.

She is survived by a son, Joe E. Kelleam of Hugo and Garvin; a brother, Gunn Caston of Grant; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Family links: 
  Joseph W Everidge (1853 - 1911)
  Bettie Wilson Everidge (1871 - 1968)
  Edwin Ayres Kelleam (1881 - 1950)*
  Edwin A Kelleam (1911 - 1911)*
  Joseph Everidge Kelleam (1913 - 1975)*
  Thomas William Everidge (1873 - 1939)**
  Emma Everidge Wilson (1875 - 1958)**
  Joseph H Everidge (1877 - 1918)**
  Susie Florance Everidge Harris (1879 - 1972)**
  James Stanley Everidge (1881 - 1887)**
  Robert E Lee Everidge (1883 - 1899)**
  Eddie Everidge (1885 - 1888)**
  Frankie Everidge (1887 - 1888)**
  Josie Maye Everidge Irwin (1888 - 1978)**
  Gunn Skinner Caston (1891 - 1984)**
  Governor Jones Everidge (1891 - 1946)**
  Ophelia Everidge Kelleam (1894 - 1969)
  Tommie G Everidge Leard (1896 - 1981)*
  Lydia Gertrude Everidge Johnston (1900 - 1953)*
  Robbie Everidge Tugwell (1902 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Grant Cemetery
Choctaw County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: C3
Maintained by: Kathy Leach
Originally Created by: William and Bridget Dome...
Record added: May 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37683381
Ophelia Everidge Kelleam
Added by: Kathy Leach
Ophelia Everidge Kelleam
Added by: William and Bridget Domengeaux
Ophelia Everidge Kelleam
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In remembrance
- Kathy Leach
 Added: Oct. 18, 2011

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