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Merle DeEtta Callahan Devore
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1894
Kirkwood
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1956
Wapello
Louisa County
Iowa, USA

Mrs. Merle Devore died at her home south of Wapello at 11 p.m. July 25.

A native of Kirkwood, Illinois, Mrs. Devore was born April 1, 1894, the daughter of Thomas and Jesse Smith Callahan.

She is survived by her husband, Earl Devore, and six sons and two daughters: Warren Devore, Burlington; John Devore, Biloxi, Mississippi; Vernon, James and George Devore, Wapello; Robert Devore, at home; Mrs. Helen Foster, Aberdeen, Washington, and Mrs. Mollie Banion (sic: O'Banion), of Davenport.

Also surviving are a brother and a sister, Dale Callahan and Mrs. R. T. Dotson, both of Wapello and 19 grandchildren. A brother and a sister died previously.

The body is at the Dudgeon funeral home.

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 Parents:
  Thomas James Callahan (1865 - 1946)
  Jessie May Smith Callahan (1866 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  David Earl Devore (1885 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Vernon Lee Devore (1918 - 2001)*
  James Smith Devore (1920 - 2012)*
  George DeVore (1924 - 2008)*
  Mollie R Devore O'Banion (1928 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Merle DeEtta Callahan Devore (1894 - 1956)
  Curtis Dale Callahan (1896 - 1979)*
  Mildred Lucille Callahan Campbell (1900 - 1945)*
  Marian Louise Callahan Dotson (1902 - 1991)*
  Frederick M. Callahan (1904 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wapello Cemetery
Wapello
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
Record added: Oct 30, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6894636
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