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Rhodie Bertha Marsh Kemp
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1897
Tipton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1991
Texas, USA

Rhodie Bertha Marsh Kemp was born March 15 1897, Tipton County, Tennessee to George W. Lafayette "Fate" Marsh and Cynthia Charlotte Roe. She married James Robert (J.R.) Kemp January 1, 1917 in Poinsett County, Arkansas.

Her children were all born in Poinsett County Arkansas. The Kemps were farmers and during the devastating 1927 and 1930 floods, lost everything. Although they stayed and continued to farm,1937 news of more flooding prompted the Kemps move to Forest and Goodwill communities in Louisiana. Rhodie and J. R. Kemp built a little country store in the Goodwill. Community.

Their children:
Oliver C Kemp
Dorothy A Kemp [Reed]
James T Kemp
Billy J Kemp
Effie Imogene Kemp [Skipper]
Ershelle Kemp [Rose]

Rhodie Kemp was a little short bundle of a woman. She gave her life to the Lord when she was about 63. Although an awesome person before her salvation, she was transformed into an prayer warrior. She read her bible thru' at least 6 times a year. Her day ALWAYS began and ended with prayer. She called EVERY CHILD and their families names OUT LOUD, in her prayer time.

Aside from her great food (especially the Peanut Butter cake), hearing her pray is one of my fondest memories.

Ann Skipper Boykin 
 
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 Parents:
  George W. Lafayette Marsh (1855 - 1898)
  Cynthia Charlotte Roe Marsh (1871 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  James Robert Kemp (1894 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Oliver Clarence Kemp (1924 - 1997)*
  Dorothy A Kemp Reed (1926 - 1985)*
  James Treva Kemp (1927 - 1996)*
  Joseph Sephus Kemp (1931 - 1990)*
  Effie Imogene Kemp Skipper (1933 - 2014)*
  Ershelle Ione Kemp Schwarz (1935 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oscar Lee Marsh (1886 - 1952)*
  Effie Pearl Marsh Jennings (1891 - 1936)*
  Rhodie Bertha Marsh Kemp (1897 - 1991)
  James Marsh (1902 - 1939)**
  Ira Justin Marsh (1905 - 1957)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
James Robert Kemp September 26, 1895 / Feb. 13, 1972
Rhodie B. Marsh March 15, 1897 / Jan. 9, 1991
"The Lord Watch Between Me and Thee, While We Are Absent, one from the other" Gen 31:49
 
Burial:
Redwing Cemetery
Oak Grove
West Carroll Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Skippersgirl
Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: May 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90553094
Rhodie Bertha <i>Marsh</i> Kemp
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Rhodie Bertha <i>Marsh</i> Kemp
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Rhodie Bertha <i>Marsh</i> Kemp
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 Added: Jun. 6, 2013
 
 
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