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 Vedell Lavinia <I>Sledge</I> Esselman

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Vedell Lavinia Sledge Esselman

  • Birth 7 May 1921
  • Death 23 Jun 1993
  • Burial Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 27260096

Vedell L Esselman, 72, died early Wedensday morning, June 23, 1993, at Baylor Medical Center.

Vedell Esselman was born in Ennis on May 7, 1921 the daughter of Albert and Fannie Sledge. She graduated from the Ennis public schools, and later was employed by Work Clothes Rental. She also worked in many other capacities until she decided to become a fulltime homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, James (Pete) Esselman of Waxahachie; a son Richard Esselman of Waxahachie; two brothers, Cecil Sledge of Tyler and Thurman Sledge of Fort Worth; two sisters, Tina Patterson of Eagles Nest, New Mexico, and Elsie Ross of Memphis, Tennessee; one grandson, Terry Lynn Esselman of Laramie, Wyoming; and many other loving relatives and friends.

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  • Created by: Steve Perry
  • Added: 2 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27260096
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Vedell Lavinia Sledge Esselman (7 May 1921–23 Jun 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27260096, citing Lakeview Memorial Park, Waxahachie, Ellis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Steve Perry (contributor 46908068) .