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Lessie M. Townsend Bruce Gorham
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1919
Grant Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2002
Alexandria
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

GEORGETOWN - Funeral services for Lessie Townsend Bruce Gorham will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2002, at Beulah Baptist Church, Georgetown, with the Rev. Lamar Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in Georgetown Cemetery, under direction of Rush Funeral Home, Pineville.

Mr. Gorham, 82, of Georgetown died April 26, 2002, in Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.

She was a native of Grant Parish. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Beulah Baptist Church, Georgetown.

She is survived by five sons, Bobby Bruce, Bud Bruce, Don Bruce, Larry Bruce, and Joe Bruce, all of Georgetown; two daughters, Beth Foster and Carolyn Fife of Georgetown; one half-brother and one-half sister; and 23 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

Published in The Alexandria Daily Town Talk, April 28, 2002 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert C. Townsend (1894 - 1952)
  Bertie Salley Ford Cockerham (1901 - 1966)
 
 Spouses:
  Odis L Bruce (1909 - 1990)
  Julius Tyson Gorham (1916 - 1995)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Lavelle Bruce (1936 - 1936)*
  Linda Renee Bruce (1957 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Cecil Townsend (1917 - 1995)*
  Lessie M. Townsend Bruce Gorham (1919 - 2002)
  Elvie Audress Townsend Bruce (1921 - 1940)*
  Ray Edward Townsend (1925 - 1945)*
  Louis Glynn Townsend (1927 - 1973)*
  James Earlis "Bo" Cockerham (1940 - 1975)**
  Sally Ann Cockerham Flowers (1942 - 2013)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Georgetown Cemetery
Georgetown (Grant Parish)
Grant Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Apr 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36453051
Lessie M. <i>Townsend Bruce</i> Gorham
Added by: Susan T.W.
 
Lessie M. <i>Townsend Bruce</i> Gorham
Added by: Susan T.W.
 
Lessie M. <i>Townsend Bruce</i> Gorham
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