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 Olive Bertha “Bee” <I>Glover</I> Gray

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Olive Bertha “Bee” Glover Gray

  • Birth 29 May 1888 Vale, Butte County, South Dakota, USA
  • Death 1 Feb 1987 Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
  • Burial Vale, Butte County, South Dakota, USA
  • Memorial ID 39678742

Olive Bertha Glover, daughter of Bethel Bates and Mary Ellen (Willey) Glover was born May 29, 1888, at Vale, Butte County, South Dakota.

Father: Bethel Bates Glover (1850-1922)
Mother: Mary Ellen (Willey) Glover (1860-1935)

Olive Bertha Glover married first, James Edward Sheffield, August 31, 1907, at Butte County, South Dakota.

They had one child:
Samuel Graham Sheffield (1908-1990)

She married second, Henry Boyd Gray, July 17, 1917, at Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota.

Olive Bertha (Glover) (Sheffield) Gray died February 1, 1987, at Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, at the age of 98.

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Mrs. H. Boyd Gray, died February 1 in a Sacramento, California hospital.

Olive (Bee) Glover was born at Vale, May 29, 1888, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Glover, who were pioneer settlers of the Vale area.

In 1907, she was married to Ed Sheffield and lived on a ranch east of Newell. On July 18, 1917 she was married to H. Boyd Gray, at Rapid City. The couple lived in the Newell area for many years, moving to Richland, Washington in the 1940's, where Mr. Gray was employed as a security guard. Upon retirement, they moved to Marcola, Oregon. After Mr. Gray's death in 1969, Bee moved to Sacramento where she has lived since.

She was a member and past matron of Newell Chapter No. 121 OES, in Newell. The Royal Neighbors of America, and the Fruitridge Christian Church in Sacramento.

Surviving are a son, Sam Sheffield, of Sacramento and numerous nieces and nephews.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Fruitridge Christian Church, 4445 Fruitridge Rd., Sacramento, California, 95820

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  • Maintained by: MJ (Tilton) England
  • Originally Created by: Ellen Bishop
  • Added: 20 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39678742
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Olive Bertha “Bee” Glover Gray (29 May 1888–1 Feb 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39678742, citing Vale Cemetery, Vale, Butte County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by MJ (Tilton) England (contributor 47913256) .