|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1913|
|Death: ||May 11, 1973|
Irene F. Gregory, youngest daughter of Arthur and Mattie Bessey, was born northeast of Codell, Kansas, April 3, 1913, and departed this life at the Heritage House Nursing Home in Denver, Colorado, on May 11, 1973, at the age of 60 years, one month, eight days.
Schooling was received in Rooks and Osborne County schools. She attended high school in Natoma, Kansas, graduating in 1931. She worked for friends in and around Natoma and Osborne until 1937 when she moved to Colorado.
On September 15, 1937 she was married to Carl W. Gregory in Denver. One son, Richard A. Gregory, was born to this union.
Coming back to Kansas in March 1940, they lived at Natoma until March, 1942. They worked on a farm near Osborne until 1952, then they moved to town. In 1970 she moved to Denver to be near her son and family.
She was a faithful member of the United Church and Rebekah Lodge until it was hard for her to get around. She was preceded in death by her husband, father, mother, brother and sister.
Surviving are son Richard, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Memorial services were held May 15, 1973 at 10:00 a.m. at Clark Funeral Chapel, Osborne, Kansas, with the Reverend Vernon Rushing officiating. Music was "provided by Miss Lori Byrd, soloist, who was accompanied by Mrs. Bryan Byrd, organist. Casket bearers were Hollie Bliss, Wid Dimond, Ervan Latham, Tom Chandler, Pete McCammon, Dale Emerson. Graveside rites were held by Osborne Rebekah Lodge, No; 262. Interment was in Osborne Cemetery.
Arthur Lee Bessey (1873 - 1933)
Martha Louella Hoskins Bessey (1880 - 1970)
Carl Willard Gregory (1913 - 1964)
Clio Hazel Bessey Westhusin (1899 - 1966)*
Clifford Lee Bessey (1904 - 1967)*
Irene Florence Bessey Gregory (1913 - 1973)
Same stone as Carl W Gregory
Maintained by: R Gregory
Originally Created by: Toni Helvey Schlaefli
Record added: Apr 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36314660