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Lilian Ophelia "Lillie" Sharp Kessler
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1888
Doņa Ana County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1955
Young County
Texas, USA

daughter of Phillip Jack Sharp - Mary Frances Winans

Mrs. Lillian Kessler, 69 years and five months, passed away suddenly from a heart attack.

Services were held at the First Baptist Church in Newcastle with her pastor, Rev. J. Carl Wright officiating. He was a assisted by John J. Norris, pastor of the First Methodist Church and Rev. James R. Moore, pastor of the Assembly of God.

A native of New Mexico, Mrs. Kessler was the wife of the late E.H. Kessler. Mrs. Kessler and her husband established their home in Delaware County, Oklahoma where they lived until they moved to Newcastle, Texas in 1939. Mrs. Kessler lived in Oklahoma, Mobeetie and in the California Creek community in Young County.

To this union, three daughters were born - Miss Alta Mae Kessler of Olney, Mrs. John Shelton of Elk City, Oklahoma and Mary Katherine Kessler of Olney; six sons - Raymond of Newcastle, Cecil of Olney, Oscar and David of Newcastle, Coy of Lubboc, R.J. and Donald of Newcastle.

Other survivors: one sister - Mrs Cecil Wright of Mobeetie, five brothers - Almy Sharp of Pampa, Dude Sharp of Neosho, MO, Ed Sharp of Jay, OK, Allen Sharp of Graham, V.J. and Walter Sharp of England, CA; four grandchildren.

Mrs. Kessler was converted when she was young. She left her testimony she was prepared to meer her maker.
Family links: 
  Phillip Jackson Sharp (1850 - 1922)
  Mary Frances Winans Sharp (1860 - 1946)
  Henry Engleberth Kessler (1872 - 1936)*
  Raymond Kessler (1916 - 1967)*
  Mary Katherine Kessler (1917 - 1918)*
  Eddie Kessler (1918 - 1992)*
  Alta Mae Kessler (1919 - 2001)*
  Oscar David Kessler (1921 - 2000)*
  R. J. Kessler (1922 - 1999)*
  Roy Cecil Kessler (1924 - 1998)*
  Donald Lee Kessler (1928 - 1964)*
  Georgia Tennie Sharp Wright (1880 - 1958)*
  Allen Lee Sharp (1882 - 1972)*
  Carrie Sharp (1886 - 1944)*
  Lilian Ophelia Sharp Kessler (1888 - 1955)
  Samuel Sharp (1891 - 1915)*
  Urchal Sharp Ford (1892 - 1929)*
  Kirk Sharp (1894 - 1911)*
  Lena Sharp McCain (1896 - 1947)*
  Almy Sharp (1896 - 1964)*
  Vade Jackson Sharp (1900 - 1988)*
  Walter Clinton Sharp (1903 - 1959)*
*Calculated relationship
Reynolds Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Jan 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47020402
Lilian Ophelia Lillie <i>Sharp</i> Kessler
Added by: Searchers of our Past
Lilian Ophelia Lillie <i>Sharp</i> Kessler
Added by: Searchers of our Past
Lilian Ophelia Lillie <i>Sharp</i> Kessler
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