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Bessie Orpha Madison Bingham
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Birth: Jul. 6, 1912
Concordia
Cloud County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1996
Newton
Harvey County
Kansas, USA

wife of Walter Marion Bingham and parents of Larry Gene Bingham.
Daughter of Charles Frederick Madison & Minnie Hoschouer.
Bessie Orpha Monroe, 83, of Friendly Acres Nursing Home in Newton, Kansas died March 13, 1996.
Mrs. Monroe was born July 17, 1912 near Concordia, KS to Charles and Minnie (Houshouer) Madison. Her mother passed away when she was very young. She attended school in the Minneolla/Concordia area. She was married to Walter
Marion "Bud" Bingham, February 23, 1929, at the M.E. Parsonage in Wichita, KS by the Rev. G.H. Cavit. To this union, 14 children were born.
The family made their home in Huntsville, Arkansas, and communities in Kansas, including Wichita and August. "Bud" preceded her in death on May 10, 1957.
She was married to Ralph Ellis Monroe on July 1, 1958 at Grove, Oklahoma.
They were living in Augusta, KS when he preceded her in death November 4, 1976.
Besides being a homemaker, she had also worked as a cook, baker, waitress and seamstress, among others. After the death of her second husband, she made her home in several other Kansas towns, including Burrton and Hutchinson.
Survivors included her sons and daughter-in law, daughters and sons-in-law, 62 grandchildren; 112 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandlchildren; several nieces and nephew; other relatives; and a host of friends.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Walter M. Bingham (1906 - 1957)*
 
 Children:
  Peggy Louise Bingham Ralston (1933 - 2006)*
  Patsy Lucille Bingham (1933 - 1933)*
  Margaret Janet Bingham Keith (1938 - 2009)*
  LaVerna Kay Bingham Graber (1941 - 2013)*
  Larry Gene Bingham (1943 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Augusta
Butler County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Deborah Chek-Grow
Originally Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Mar 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49469471
Bessie Orpha <i>Madison</i> Bingham
Added by: Deborah Chek-Grow
 
Bessie Orpha <i>Madison</i> Bingham
Added by: Keith in Kansas
 
Bessie Orpha <i>Madison</i> Bingham
Added by: Keith in Kansas
 
 
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RIP Wife of 1st cousin of Ed BINGHAM
- Yvonne
 Added: Aug. 1, 2013
Hope you're taking good care of Mom and the rest of the kids who've passed on to be with you!
- Jimmy & Deborah Grow
 Added: Jul. 8, 2011

- Yvonne
 Added: Feb. 6, 2011
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