|Birth: ||Dec. 27, 1900|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 1950|
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday for Arthur Seely, 49, Box 74, Buttonwillow, who died Monday. He was a farm worker and a native of Arkansas who had lived in Kern County for four years. Surviving is the widow Clara Seely, of the home; a daughter Margie Hennington, Orange, two brothers, Norvel Seely, Bakersfield, and Fred Seely, Oklahoma; two sisters Velma Abla, Illinois, and Edna Terry, Arkansas. The Reverend C. Lucas will conduct services at the Payne & Son Funeral Home. Interment follows at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Bakersfield Californian, Tuesday; August 29, 1950
Kern County Book 50 Page 214
Arthur Seely; White/Male; Dod: 28 August 1950 6:00 A.M. Rural Buttonwillow-Herman Lewis Ranch; Age 49; Married: Clara Seely; Dob: 27 December 1900 born Arkansas
Father: William R. Seely, born?; Mother: Jannie Perry, born?; Occupation: Farm Laborer; Years in Kern Co. 4; Military Service: WWII; Usual Address: P.O. Box 74, Buttonwillow; Informant: Clara Seely; Burial: 8-30-1950 Greenlawn Memorial Park; Funeral Director: Payne & Son.; Cause of Death: myocardial infarction due to arteriosclerotic coronary thrombosis.
Son of William Robert (Bill) Seely and Sarah Jane (Janie) Perry. Born 27 Dec 1900, Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas. Siblings; Fred, Audie, Norvel, Lora, Esther, Edna and Velma Mae. Married Viola DeLay 27 Jul 1922 in Erick, Beckam County, Oklahoma. Married Fay Thompson (daughter of a Baptist minister) and Clara Bertha Murphy.
Served as a Pvt. during WWII. Died at age 49. Worked on the Buttonwillow-Herman Lewis Ranch at the time of his death. Former husband of Viola DeLay. Married to Clara, at time of his death. Full military honors at funeral.
William Robert Seely (1878 - 1946)
Sarah Jane Perry Seely (1869 - 1924)
Viola DeLay Stovall (1904 - 1990)
Clara Bertha Murphy Seely (1901 - 1968)*
Margie Geraldine Seely Hennington (1923 - 1993)*
Norvel Seely (1898 - 1971)*
Arthur Seely (1900 - 1950)
Note: There is no headstone, though there is a listed plot number.
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Plot: 3-A-105 Oak Hill Garden section
Created by: Gayle Hennington Van Hor...
Record added: Jun 05, 2010
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