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Joseph Sephus Best
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1873
Blount County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1969
Lexington
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA

Joseph S Best - Services Wednesday

Joseph S. Best, 96, Lexington, died Sunday at the Lexington Memorial Hospital after an illness of one month. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at Vaugh Walker Chapel with Rev. Walter Brunner officating. Burial will be in Macheplah Cemetery.

Mr. Best was born in Blount County, Tennessee, the son of Isaac and May Baker Best. He was married to Ella Davidson, who died 20 years ago. He was member of the United Methodist Church and had lived in Lafayette County for 94 years.

Surviving are two son: John H. Best, Sacramento, California and Delbert Best, Kansas City, Kansas; two daughters, Mrs. Emil Frerking and Mrs. Jewel Swafford, both of Lexington, a brother John R. Best, Marshall.

Eighteen grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren also survive. Friends may all from 7 to 8:30, Tuesday evening at Vaughn Walker Chapel.

grandchildren/great grandchildren: John J, Dallas Edward, Juanita May, Eugene Bennett, Kenneth Joseph, Franklin Delano Rosavelt, Doris Darlene, Leland Trebert, Edward Dallas, Jackie, Doug, Donnie, Jay, Nita, Kay, Michael, Tami, Larry, Terry, Catheleen, Greg, Julieanne, Marijean, Theresa, Robert, Kenneth, Shaun, Timothy, Tami. Frank, Judee, Bruce, Mary, Chriptol, Juanita 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Best (1841 - 1924)
  Margaret Elizabeth Baker Best (1843 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Ella Margaret Davidson Best (1880 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  John Harvey Best (1899 - 1971)*
  Elpha M Best Rhodes (1901 - 1966)*
  Naomi Mattie Best Yoakum (1904 - 1956)*
  Delbert L Best (1909 - 1980)*
  Mildred Frances Best Frerking (1913 - 2000)*
  Jewel Juanita Best Swofford (1917 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Best Jones (1869 - 1933)*
  Henry Mactere Best (1871 - 1945)*
  Joseph Sephus Best (1873 - 1969)
  Samuel Houston Best (1876 - 1943)*
  Edith Elizabeth Best Christy (1877 - 1961)*
  John Riley Best (1880 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Machpelah Cemetery
Lexington
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Erlene Best (Bremmer)
Record added: Mar 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49971793
Joseph Sephus Best
Added by: Erlene Best (Bremmer)
 
Joseph Sephus Best
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from your grandkids and great grandkids, Robyn (Best) Harris, Lynsey (Best) Mikhail, Chris K Best, Tim Best, Tami Best, Shaun Best, Jeffrey Best, Danielle Best, Chelsa Best, Noah Mikhail, Kalim Mikhail, Dallas Best, Edward Best, Matthew Harris, Kylie Harr...(Read more)
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 Added: Mar. 20, 2010
 
 
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