Daughter of Jim Ray and Elizabeth Haltom. Cordie's maiden name was Ray. She first married Harry Steuart Sr, but he died in 1938. She gave birth to their child after Harry died, Harry Jr, but he died the day he was born. Then Cordie married Lyman Bell. Cordie was the sister of James Coleman Ray. James Coleman Ray married Lottie Steuart who was the sister to Harry Steuart. Once again brother and sister married brother and sister.