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 Gertrude Effie <I>Wortley</I> Whitehead

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Gertrude Effie Wortley Whitehead

  • Birth 14 Nov 1893 Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 28 Nov 1986 Alhambra, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Masonic Garden Lawn; Lot 4836, G
  • Memorial ID 5033986

Gertrude was the wife of Richard "Dick" Deveroux Whitehead. Her parents were John "Ted" Robert and Bonnie Grace Young Wortley Brown. She and her husband "Dick" never had children of their own, but Gertrude enjoyed baby sitting with many children in South Pasadena area. Gertrude is the sister of my grandmother Pattie Wortley Brown and my great aunt. We called her "Mimi".

Home Wedding.

At the home of Mrs. Bonnie Grace. Wortley of
No. 3809 San Julian street, the wedding of her
daughter, Miss Gertrude, and R. D. Whitehead was
conducted by Dr. J. C. Dickson. The bride wore a
gown fashioned of white .satin and lace and she
carried a bouquet of roses and maidenhair.
Mrs. Frederick Davis and Raymond Wortley assisted
as matron and best man, respectively. Baby Ingles was
flower girl and carried a basket of rose petals. At the
conclusion of a honeymoon trip, Mr. and Mrs. Whitehead
will be at home to friends at No. 3055 West Twelfth street.

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  • Created by: Janice Buchanan
  • Added: 8 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5033986
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gertrude Effie Wortley Whitehead (14 Nov 1893–28 Nov 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5033986, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Janice Buchanan (contributor 47625759) .