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 Lena Josephine <I>Seale</I> Richerson

Lena Josephine Seale Richerson

Birth
Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 104)
Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Burial Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100126308 · View Source
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Lena Josephine Richerson of Lubbock, 104, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Lena was born in Hugo, Okla., on June 30, 1908. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Seale; sisters, Zora, Ora and Ruby; and husband, Spurgeon Eldridge Richerson. She lived a number of years in Frederick, Okla., before moving to Lubbock on Feb. 14, 1927, where she lived most of the rest of her life. She graduated from Lubbock High School in 1927 and married James Oliver Murphy in 1928. They had one daughter, Betty Jim Heald. She was born to them July 16, 1933. After her husband passed away in 1939, Lena attended a business college and afterwards attended and graduated from a beauty school. She later owned and operated a beauty salon in Lubbock. She later sold her beauty salon and married Spurgeon Richerson April 25, 1948. They lived in Lubbock most of their 40 years of marriage. Lena is a member of Lake Ridge Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Betty and husband Austin Heald; stepson, Bruce Richerson; five grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on November 4, 2012


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  • Created by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100126308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lena Josephine Seale Richerson (30 Jun 1908–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126308, citing Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum (contributor 47126238) .