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Myrtle Esther Lucas Benson
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1901
Sumner County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1990
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

d/o John Lucas and Rose Mary Colie

married (1) Robert Louis Chenoweth October 29, 1921 Woodward Co., OK (2) William Everett Benson in 1964

Daily Oklahoman, The (Oklahoma City, OK) - August 27, 1990
Deceased Name: Esther Chenoweth Benson

BENSON, Esther Chenoweth, 88, resident of Woodward, OK, died Sat., Aug. 25, 1990in an Okla. City hospital. Esther was born to John and Rose Lucas on Sep. 24, 1901 near Oxford, KS. She moved to Woodward County as a child and has lived there since that time. In the 1920's she worked for Bell Telephone as an operator. She married Robert Chenoweth Oct. 29, 1921, he preceded her in death in 1962. She married Everett Benson in 1964 and he preceded her in death in 1985. She was active in the Home Demonstration Club and was a faithful member of the Woodward Church of the Nazarene. She is survived by 1 son, Max Chenoweth and his wife, Janette of Fargo; 1 daughter, Maxine Eagon of Okla City; 2 sisters, Pearl Carey of Woodward, Alice Krout of Glencoe; 1 brother, Johnny Lucas of Washington State; 2 step-sons, Bob Wasson, Woodward and Don Wasson of Ft. Supply; 5 step-daughters, Lorraine Ross, Opal Dale, Ruby Gall and Emalene Stepp all of Woodward and Lois Boyles of Sharon; 2 grandchildren, Kaylene Fields of DeSota, TX, Donald Chenoweth of Woodward; 3 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tues., Aug. 28, First Church of the Nazarene Woodward with burial in Elmwood Cemetery under the direction of Yanda and Son, Yukon. 
Family links: 
  John S. Lucas (1876 - 1965)
  Rose Mary Coile Lucas (1886 - 1953)
  Robert Louis Chenoweth (1899 - 1962)
  William Everett Benson (1901 - 1985)
  Robert Max Chenoweth (1926 - 2007)*
  Mary Maxine Chenoweth Eagon (1931 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Cemetery
Woodward County
Oklahoma, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.4157, -99.41198
Created by: Jon Egge
Record added: Jun 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92490622
Myrtle Esther <i>Lucas</i> Benson
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Myrtle Esther <i>Lucas</i> Benson
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