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Lela Irene Hodges Long Keefer Anderson
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1898
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1961
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Daughter of Elijah Willis Hodges and Louisa Elizabeth Rickens. Wife of Harry Lee Austin Long (m Sept 09, 1914) (he died in 1948), then Bob Keffer (m. Jul 08, 1952; divorced due to his alcohol abuse) and Alva Anderson (married 1955). She is buried beside her first husband under the Long name.


Services for Mrs. Lela Hodges Long Anderson, 62 years old, 1524 Grand Avenue, who died Monday morning, will be at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in Bethany Presbyterian church. 3-20-1961
The Rev. EW. Love and the Rev. Tim Larkin will officiate.
Burial will be in Forest Park cemetery under direction of Steve Parker Mortuary. Sons will be pallbearers.
Mrs. Anderson was pronounced dead on arrival at St. John's hospital at 4 o'clock Monday morning. She was taken to the hospital after suffering a heart attack in her home.
Mrs. Anderson was born July 5, 1898, in Joplin and had lived here all her life. At one time she was widely known as a pianist on programs given by various Joplin clubs and organizations. She was a member of Bethany Presbyterian church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elijah Willis Hodges (1853 - 1921)
  Louisa Elizabeth Rickens Hodges (1867 - 1951)
 
 Spouses:
  Alva Ollie Anderson (1900 - 1973)
  Harry Lee Austin Long (1891 - 1948)*
  Robert G Keefer (1902 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Myrna Frances Long Boles*
  Austin Alan Long (1915 - 1984)*
  Walter Edwin Long (1918 - 1982)*
  Harold Franklin Long (1920 - 1981)*
  Richard Clay Long (1923 - 1990)*
  Wayne Eugene Long (1925 - 1936)*
  Earl Arthur Long (1927 - 2010)*
  Alfred Paul Long (1929 - 1972)*
  Edith Marcella Long Oxford (1930 - 2013)*
  Eunice Marie Long (1933 - 1988)*
  Harry Lee Long (1937 - 2009)*
  Morris Rex Long (1942 - 2005)*
 
 Sibling:
  Lela Irene Hodges Long Keefer Anderson (1898 - 1961)
  Faye Viola Hodges Gardner Coleman (1903 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Joplin
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Stephanie
Record added: Jan 21, 2004
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Lela Irene <i>Hodges</i> Long Keefer Anderson
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