Ada Johanna “Joy” <I>Knuppel</I> Bentley

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Ada Johanna “Joy” Knuppel Bentley

  • Birth 23 Nov 1924 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 11 Apr 2004 Largo, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Largo, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 47068410

BENTLEY, ADA "JOY," 79, of Largo, died Sunday (April 11, 2004) at Oak Manor Nursing Center, Largo. She was born in Oklahoma City and came here in 1971 from Niagara Falls, N.Y. She was a retired long-distance telephone operator for Southern Bell. She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Clearwater, where she was active in the senior choir, the Ladies Guild and the Fellowship Club and she was a member of Gideons International. Survivors include her husband of 23 years, James; three daughters, Susan Lorenz, Largo, Elaine Barthel, Tampa, and Kathryn Henderson, Westminster, Md.; three sons, Robert Barthel, Niagara Falls, David Bentley, Harmony, N.C., and Steven Bentley, Albany, N.Y.; a sister, Marie Queen, Newcastle, Okla.; a brother, John Knuppel, Yukon, Okla.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Largo.

St. Petersburg Times
April 19, 2004

Note: Ada Johanna Barthel Bentley (Bentley is her name from a 2nd marriage and Barthel is from her 1st marriage). Obit and additional data provided by Mike Smith.

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  • Maintained by: Michelle Kratts
  • Originally Created by: Iriss Hill
  • Added: 24 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47068410
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ada Johanna “Joy” Knuppel Bentley (23 Nov 1924–11 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47068410, citing Largo City Cemetery, Largo, Pinellas County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Michelle Kratts (contributor 47289884) .