Lillie America Mayes Lewis

Hancock County, Tennessee, USA
Death 4 Sep 1937 (aged 66)
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 88179740 · View Source
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First married to Drake Whitmore,second husband William David Lewis .She married William Lewis in Springhill,Johnson Co. ,Kansas on March 17,1904 when they both were 24 years old.
She had
Two children Martha Whitmore Benedorf and William M. Lewis.

Marriage Record
Mayes, Lillie 24 Spring Hill, KS 1904-03-17 S G Long, PJ My Office IB054
+ Lewis, William 24 Spring Hill, KS

Obit from Independence Examiner September 4,1937

Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Lewis,66 years old,who died this morning at the home of her son,William Lewis ,1627 Jefferson Ave.Kansas City,will be conducted at 2o'clock Monday afternoon from the Wamsley Guardian Funeral Home Chapel.Mrs. Lewis had lived in Kansas City since 1905.
She is survived also by a daughter Mrs. Martha Bendorf,Louisburg,Kansas:three brothers Rolla Mayes,Olathe,Kan.,John Mayes, Belton ,Mo. ,and Thomas Mayes,Louisburg,Kansas,and one sister,Mrs. Martha Hammerberg, Miami,Oklahoma,and four grandchildren.

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No marker, but record has her buried in lot#98

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 88179740
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lillie America Mayes Lewis (8 Apr 1871–4 Sep 1937), Find a Grave Memorial no. 88179740, citing Floral Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by DeBo (contributor 46943360) .