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Lela Johnson Obarr
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1903, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1994
Oklahoma, USA

Lela was the daughter of George &
Ann 'Moxley' Johnson.

She was first married to Henry Clayton
'Floyd.' They had 9 children:
Henry Jr.
Martha Jean

Lela married Leslie 'Les' Obarr in
1918. They lived on South Walnut Street
in Afton, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma. Lela
knitted many lovely things. Lela &
Les were neighbors of my parents, Ray &
Jessie Long. I have several pot-holders
and scraves that Lela knitted for me.
Les and Lela were next door neighbors to
my grandparents, Frank and Mandy Dillinger.
They were my Mom's parents. My
grandparents had a cellar and anytime the
sirens were blown, we would all meet and
go into the cellar. We did that many times
during the storm season.

Lela & Les had a mulberry tree in
their front yard. I know that many of us
neighborhood kids would ask if we could
climb in the tree and eat the berries. She
would always say yes, and tell us not to
eat to many, they would make us sick.

Lela was a kind and giving lady, she will
always be missed by friends and family. 
Family links: 
  George W Johnson (1850 - 1927)
  Nancy Ann Moxley Johnson (1862 - 1940)
  Leslie Edgar Obarr (1895 - 1987)
  Henry Clayton Floyd (1899 - 1964)*
  Thomas Johnson (1891 - 1976)**
  Joe Harvey Johnson (1898 - 1948)*
  Lela Johnson Obarr (1903 - 1994)
  Katherine Johnson Yancy (1905 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.7069, -94.96999
Created by: Phyllis
Record added: Jul 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40039433
Lela <i>Johnson</i> Obarr
Added by: Shane
Lela <i>Johnson</i> Obarr
Added by: Jim Johnson
Lela <i>Johnson</i> Obarr
Added by: Jim Johnson
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My Great-Aunt Lela. In my searching, I believe she was married first to Mr. Floyd and I found a marriage license where she married Les O'Barr in Arkansas in 1949. Will keep checking to confirm.
- Jim Johnson
 Added: Jul. 7, 2015

- Phyllis
 Added: Apr. 5, 2013

- Phyllis
 Added: Jul. 29, 2009
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