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Leila Augusta Parker McClain
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1896
Copiah County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1957
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Born in Pine Valley, Yalobusha County Alabama to Andrew Jackson Parker and Pearl Virginia Eubanks. Her grandfather was Rev. Martin Parker minister of Tabernacle Church. She attended the local schools and at the age of 17 she married her first husband Prentiss Horatio Pitts and had 4 children to survive that marriage. Soon after the marriage they moved to Memphis Tennessee and would for several years live between Memphis and Yalobusha County. The marriage ended in divorce in Memphis and she married Albert Lemuel Whatley (aka A. L. Whatley, Lemuel Albert Whatley). Lem was born and raised in Whatley Alabama. Lem's parents were Franklin Benjamin Whatley and Martha S. Allen Whatley. Lem was a railroad man. Lem and Leila's oldest child was born in Memphis and then he was transferred to Desoto Missouri where the other 3 surviving children were born. Leila and Lem lived in a home overlooking the little town of Desoto. Lem had a stroke and was transferred to General Hospital in Memphis Tennessee where he died Oct. 1931 leaving Leila with 4 young children to raise. Leila met and married her last husband Rufus W. Robert McClain in Memphis, Tn. They lived in Fort Pickering, Tn. and in later years moved to Kerrville, TN where she had a heat stroke and died later from it at John Gaston Hospital.
Leila was active in her community and as a midwife delivered many children. She was a devout Christian. She belonged to many women's organizations including a sewing circle.

M. Daniels 
Family links: 
  Andrew Jackson Parker (1855 - 1929)
  Pearlie Virginia Eubanks Parker (1874 - 1917)
  Prentiss Horatio Pitts (1892 - 1958)
  Rufus W. McClain (1871 - 1962)
  Albert Lemuel Whatley (1866 - 1931)*
  Clarence Pitts (1914 - 1914)*
  Horace Pitts (1914 - 1998)*
  Margaret Virginia Pitts Glover (1918 - 1985)*
  Katherine Cecelia Pitts Glover (1919 - 1980)*
  Dorothy Pitts Roberts (1922 - 1965)*
  Mary Alma Mae Whatley Stumph (1928 - 1963)*
  Marjorie Della Whatley Gray (1929 - 2006)*
  Violet Pauline Whatley Glover (1931 - 2007)*
  Leila Augusta Parker McClain (1896 - 1957)
  Jerry Martin Parker (1898 - 1950)*
  General Andrew Parker (1899 - 1936)*
  George Parker (1903 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethuel Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Southerngal
Originally Created by: Marigay
Record added: Jul 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6627624
Leila Augusta <i>Parker</i> McClain
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Leila Augusta <i>Parker</i> McClain
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You will never be forgotten.
- Southerngal
 Added: Nov. 22, 2014
57 years ago you went to dance with the Angels now all of your children are with you. I bet they are all dancing except for two, you know who they are ;-).Everyday in some small wayMemories of you come our way.Though absent, you are always nearStill miss...(Read more)
- Southerngal
 Added: Oct. 11, 2014
This year will be 56 years that you left me. Love you grandma.
- Southerngal
 Added: Mar. 16, 2013
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