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Lena May Gray Kimple
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Birth: May 19, 1889
Death: Jun. 8, 1940

Into the house of Cyrus and Etta J. Gray a baby girl was born on May 19, 1889. The place of her birth was Santa Rosa, Calif. To this babe was given the name, Lena May. When just past two years of age she was brought by her parents to their former house in Rice county Kansas and live in the Pollard community, north of Lyons. By the age of 11, Lena became acquainted with sorrow in the passing of her dear mother. Moving with her father to Lyons, where she received her education, graduating from Lyons High School in the class of 1910 after which she taught at the Kansas Center school. She also received training in music. On June 4, 1912 she became the bride of Adolph D. Kimple. To this union God gave two daughters and four sons. One son, Chester passed away in infancy in June 1922. Lena was possessed of a deeply spiritual mature and in girlhood gave her heart to Christ, joining the Lyons Methodist Church. She loved every department of the church work and gave of time, prayers and means to forward the Kingdom of God. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cyrus Clough Gray (1856 - 1930)
  Etta Jane Evinger Gray (1865 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Adolph David Kimple (1891 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Stanley Gray Kimple (1913 - 1978)*
  Lois Lavern Janssen (1915 - 2010)*
  Cora Frances Kimple Tobias (1917 - 2009)*
  Chester Griffith Kimple (1922 - 1922)*
  Adolph Jean Kimple (1924 - 1995)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ada Lela Gray (1835 - 1837)*
  Lena May Gray Kimple (1889 - 1940)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lyons Municipal Cemetery
Lyons
Rice County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Steve Kimple
Record added: Jun 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70891887
Lena May <i>Gray</i> Kimple
Added by: Steve Kimple
 
Lena May <i>Gray</i> Kimple
Added by: Steve Kimple
 
 
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 Added: Jun. 28, 2013
 
 
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