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 Thelma Emogene <I>Walton</I> Bender

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Thelma Emogene Walton Bender

  • Birth 15 Sep 1911 Wapanucka, Johnston County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 6 May 1964 Jourdanton, Atascosa County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Jourdanton, Atascosa County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 21808490

Thelma Emogene Walton graduated from Shawnee, Oklahoma High School after the family had moved from Wapanucka. She, like other members of the family graduated from Oklahoma Baptist College.

She moved to San Antonio after graduation and began working for the The San Antonio Light newspaper. After the family moved from San Antonio, she taught school in Jourdanton, Texas where she met and married Frank Bender in September of 1934.

She and Frank were the parents of five children. Thelma Bender died of a heart attack and is buried next to Frank and near to her parents, James Emory and Ella Addison Walton.

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  • Created by: Carroll Welch
  • Added: 28 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21808490
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thelma Emogene Walton Bender (15 Sep 1911–6 May 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21808490, citing Jourdanton City Cemetery, Jourdanton, Atascosa County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carroll Welch (contributor 46910797) .