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Clara Bessie Reed Voorhies
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Birth: May 15, 1915
Death: May 30, 1999

Clara Bessie Voorhies of Scottsville, KY, formerly of Mitchell, IN, died Sunday, May 30, 1999, at Cal Turner Extended Care in Scottsville. Born on May 15, 1915, in Greene County, IN, she was the daughter of William and Dolly (Arthur) Reed. She married Ernie Voorhies on June 3, 1931, and he died March 13, 1967.

Surviving are five daughters: Juanita Baker of Oolitic, IN, Helen Kent, Margaret York, and Janet Schmidt, all of Mitchell, IN, and Mary Baker of Scottsville, KY; four sons: George Voorhies of Albertsville, AL, Dale Voorhies of Crown Point, IN, Estel Voorhies of Mitchell, IN, and Orval Voorhies of Lake Village, IN; five sisters: Mae Voorhies of Springville, IN, Maxine Eastern and Alberta Allen, both of Bloomington, IN, Alice Harris of Bloomfield, IN, and Ola Fault of Worthington, IN; two brothers, Buddy Reed of Alabama and Everett Redd of Linton, IN; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Dexter Voorhies; two sisters, Roberta England and Ora Harris; and two brothers, Albert and Lloyd Reed.

Services for Clara Voorhies will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 2nd, at the Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. David Grace officiating. Burial will follow in Springville West Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Estel Reed (1882 - 1962)
  Dollie Arthur Reed (1892 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Ernie Voorhies (1910 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Juanita Voorhies Baker (1932 - 2008)*
  George Washington Voorhies (1934 - 2011)*
  Estel Lee Voorhies (1945 - 2006)*
  Dexter Dean Voorhies (1956 - 1988)*
  Janet Sue Voorhies Schmidt (1957 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Betty Lou Reed (____ - 1931)*
  Albert Reed (1913 - 1991)*
  Clara Bessie Reed Voorhies (1915 - 1999)
  Mae E Reed Voorhies (1919 - 2002)*
  Lloyd C. Reed (1921 - 1995)*
  Janet Reed (1941 - 1941)*
  Louise Reed (1941 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: This memorial is not my direct family member and was added as a courtesy for research purposes. Any family member who wishes to obtain ownership can contact me and I will be happy to transfer ownership or delete my entry.
 
Burial:
Springville Cemetery West
Springville (Lawrence County)
Lawrence County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Record added: Apr 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35859407
Clara Bessie <i>Reed</i> Voorhies
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Clara Bessie <i>Reed</i> Voorhies
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- Broken~♥~Heart
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- LdyBugღ
 Added: Jan. 21, 2014
Miss and love ya grandma.Till we meet we meet agin I know I have a guardsman angel.
- Stacy
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