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 Bernita May <I>Lineberry</I> Curtess

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Bernita May Lineberry Curtess

  • Birth 5 May 1904 Hobart, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 30 May 1967 Yale, Payne County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Oklahoma City, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Lot 1, Plot 59, Section 12
  • Memorial ID 50146208

Bernita married Edson John Curtess when she was 16 and living in the oilfield area of Oilton, Oklahoma. They had two children, Jr. and Bobbie Louise, and four grandchildren. Bernita was a civic leader and served as surrogate mother to a succession of Asian students who came to Oklahoma City to attend school. She died in an automobile accident after visiting her mother's gravesite in Oilton on Memorial Day. Her husband, Edson, and one of the students she included as a part of her extended family were with her in the car at the time of her death - they were not seriously injured.


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  • Created by: dmbr622
  • Added: 24 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50146208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernita May Lineberry Curtess (5 May 1904–30 May 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50146208, citing Resthaven Gardens Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by dmbr622 (contributor 47259407) .