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Lessie Lee Brown Bearden

Birth
Blandville, Ballard County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Jun 1980 (aged 87)
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Burial Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 126037270 · View Source
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LESSIE LEE BROWN BEARDEN was the 3rd of 4 children born to Richard C. and Nora Brown of Blandville, Ballard Co. KY. Her siblings were Evie (m. Steinbeck, m. Duncan), Neal (m. Vertie Harper) and Lonnie (m. Ida).

Lessie married William Guy Bearden, also from Ballard Co. KY. He had been a Corporal in the Army. Lessie and Guy came to Wichita about 1918. Her parents, sister, and brothers Lonnie and Neal also came to Wichita a few years later. Lessie had one daughter, Betty Jane (Harris), who died in Iowa in 1973.

Lessie was a Beautician and Guy operated the Ark Valley Produce Co. They were members of the First Church of the Nazarene.

Lessie was survived by: Nephew, N. M. Duncan of Wichita; nieces Dessie Pipps of Mountain Home, AR, Bonnie Price, Ida Brown of Atlanta, KS, and Asleen Gaines of Chicago.


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  • Created by: Kathleen Hill
  • Added: 8 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126037270
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lessie Lee Brown Bearden (28 Oct 1892–23 Jun 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126037270, citing White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Kathleen Hill (contributor 47034318) .