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Arthur Seely

  • Birth 27 Dec 1900 Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 28 Aug 1950 Kern County, California, USA
  • Burial Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA
  • Plot 3-A-105 Oak Hill Garden section
  • Memorial ID 53295785

Seely, Arthur
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday for Arthur Seely, 49, Box 74, Buttonwillow, who died Monday. He was a farm worker and a native of Arkansas who had lived in Kern County for four years. Surviving is the widow Clara Seely, of the home; a daughter Margie Hennington, Orange, two brothers, Norvel Seely, Bakersfield, and Fred Seely, Oklahoma; two sisters Velma Abla, Illinois, and Edna Terry, Arkansas. The Reverend C. Lucas will conduct services at the Payne & Son Funeral Home. Interment follows at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Bakersfield Californian, Tuesday; August 29, 1950
Kern County Book 50 Page 214
Arthur Seely; White/Male; Dod: 28 August 1950 6:00 A.M. Rural Buttonwillow-Herman Lewis Ranch; Age 49; Married: Clara Seely; Dob: 27 December 1900 born Arkansas
Father: William R. Seely, born?; Mother: Jannie Perry, born?; Occupation: Farm Laborer; Years in Kern Co. 4; Military Service: WWII; Usual Address: P.O. Box 74, Buttonwillow; Informant: Clara Seely; Burial: 8-30-1950 Greenlawn Memorial Park; Funeral Director: Payne & Son.; Cause of Death: myocardial infarction due to arteriosclerotic coronary thrombosis.

Son of William Robert (Bill) Seely and Sarah Jane (Janie) Perry. Born 27 Dec 1900, Bentonville, Benton County, Arkansas. Siblings; Fred, Audie, Norvel, Lora, Esther, Edna and Velma Mae. Married Viola DeLay 27 Jul 1922 in Erick, Beckam County, Oklahoma. Married Fay Thompson (daughter of a Baptist minister) and Clara Bertha Murphy.
Served as a Pvt. during WWII. Died at age 49. Worked on the Buttonwillow-Herman Lewis Ranch at the time of his death. Former husband of Viola DeLay. Married to Clara, at time of his death. Full military honors at funeral.


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Gravesite Details There is no headstone, though there is a listed plot number.

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  • Created by: Gayle Hennington Van Horn.
  • Added: 5 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53295785
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Seely (27 Dec 1900–28 Aug 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53295785, citing Greenlawn Memorial Park, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, USA ; Maintained by Gayle Hennington Van Horn. (contributor 46834516) .