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Jessie Holly Leard Ross Lemon
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1891
DeKalb County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1973
La Cygne
Linn County
Kansas, USA

Mrs. Jessie Lemon, 82 yrs of age, passed away on Nov 8 1973 at Swan Manor Rest Home,La Cygne,KS. She was born June 22, 1891 at Weatherby, MO., daugher of Willis A and Cora Simpson Leard. She was married December 24, 1906, at Farlinville to Willis Ross, who preceded her in death in 1921. In September, 1928, she married Bert Lemen at Butler, Mo. Mr. Lemen died in 1958. Mrs. Lemen spent her life as a housewife and homemaker. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Those who survive are three daughters, Mrs. Shirley Funk, La Cygne; Mrs. Beulah Harper, Ottawa, and Mrs. Versa Folks, Wellsville; a stepson, Jerry Lemen, San Diego, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Zella Eddy, Grand Junction, Colo., and Mrs. Versa Cook, Anaheim, Calif.; 18 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren. Two brothers and one son preceded her in death.

Rev. Denny Peterson, pastor of La Cygne United Methodist Church, officiated at the funeral service held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wilson & Son Chapel. The musical selection was "How Great Thou Art." Burial was in the Lane cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were grandsons John Harper, Richard Harper, Darrell Ross, Eldon Funk, Larry and Danny Folks.

Cemetery Stone located Lane Cemetery, Franklin County, Pottawatomie Twp, Lane, KS

Additional info:
Mrs. Leman was the daughter of:
Willis Alonzo LEARD b: 22 Aug 1859 in MO and
Cora Octavo SIMPSON b: 1868 in MO

Marriage 1 Willis M ROSS b: 28 Aug 1885 in Linn Co,KS •Married: 24 Dec 1906 in Farlinville,KS
Of this union, the following children were born:
Beulah Faye ROSS b: 23 Oct 1910 in Linn Co,Parker,KS
Shirley F ROSS b: 20 Nov 1912
Versa A. ROSS b: 1916 in KS
Stanley O. ROSS b: 19 Sep 1907 in Centerville

Marriage 2 Danial Bert LEMEN b: 1877 in KS •Married: 19 Sep 1928 in Bates County,Butler,MOMarriage Certificate of D.B. Lemen of Fontana, KS and Jessie Ross of Lane, KS at Butler on Sep 19, 1928.

1930 US Census, Kansas, Linn County, Scott Twp, Daniel B Lemen, age 53, age at first marriage 23, born Kansas, father born Kansas, mother born Ohio, occupation farmer; Jessie H., wife, age 38, age at first marriage 16, born Missouri, father born Missouri, mother born Illinois; Sheila F. Ross, step-daughter, age 17; Versie A., step-daughter, age 14; Gerald F. Lemon, son, age 14.


Family links: 
  Willis A. Leard (1858 - 1935)
  Cora O. Simpson Leard (1868 - 1954)
  Willis M. Ross (1885 - 1921)
  Shirley F. Ross Funk (1912 - 1985)*
  Zella Jane Leard Eddy (1888 - 1988)*
  Jessie Holly Leard Ross Lemon (1891 - 1973)
  Claude Jarrot Leard (1894 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
Lane Cemetery
Franklin County
Kansas, USA
Created by: wesblues
Record added: Jun 01, 2011
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Jessie Holly <i>Leard</i> Ross Lemon
Added by: wesblues
Jessie Holly <i>Leard</i> Ross Lemon
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- wesblues
 Added: Mar. 29, 2014
Remembering a very special lady.
- Maggie Mac
 Added: Aug. 10, 2011
I'm happy to have found you, Dear Auntie (I'm sure there are a few GG's in there, but my head is swimming with all of the distant family members I have located today. I will make the correction soon!) I wanted you to have a memorial so that those who love...(Read more)
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 Added: Jun. 1, 2011

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