Nellie Eugenia Abbey




Daniel Leroy "Roy" Edenburn was born August 3, 1872, in Little Rock Twp., Kendall Co., IL, and died November 24, 1922, in Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE, at age 50. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE. He is the son of James W. Edenburn of Pennsylvania, and Mary Jeanette Winans of New York.

Nellie Eugenia Abbey was born July 12, 1878, in Logan Pct., Clay Co., NE, and died July 16, 1915, at a local hospital in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE, at age 37. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE. She is the daughter of Francis Abbey of Clarke Twp., Newcastle Dist., Durham Co., Canada West, and Mary Jane Murphy of Jerseyville, Jersey Co., IL.

Daniel Leroy "Roy" Edenburn and Nellie Eugenia Abbey obtained a marriage license on December 4, 1895, in Nuckolls Co., NE.

Daniel Leroy "Roy" Edenburn and Nellie Eugenia (Abbey) Edenburn had three children:

  1. James Lawrence Edenburn: Born April 1, 1896, in Superior Twp., Nuckolls Co., NE; Died October 1, 1964, at Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Belton, Temple, Bell Co., TX (age 68). Buried in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell Co., TX. Married (1) June 7, 1919, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK, to Ada Ethel Patterson: Born about 1896 in Arkansas; Died March 17, 1982, in Missouri (about age 86). Divorced before 1930 in Muskogee, Muskogee Co., OK. Married (2) December 30, 1936, in Jarrell, Williamson Co., TX, to Laura Lee Miles: Born December 10, 1910, in Durango, Falls Co., TX; Died August 12, 1987, in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA (age 76). Buried in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell Co., TX. James Lawrence Edenburn served in WWI.
  2. Emma May "Eddie" Edenburn: Born February 20, 1899, in Smyrna, Nuckolls Co., NE; Died December 8, 1987, at Mercy Medical, City of Daphne, Baldwin Co., AL (age 88). Buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL. Married March 1, 1925, in St. Louis, MO, to Chesley Spence Gunn: Born April 3, 1894, in Bladen, Webster Co., NE; Died July 29, 1966, in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL (age 72). Buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.
  3. Jeanette "Nettie" Edenburn: Born April 25, 1904, in Nuckolls Co., NE; Died July 29, 1906, in Nuckolls Co., NE (age 2). Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE.



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Daniel Leroy "Roy" Edenburn and Nellie Eugenia (Abbey) Edenburn are buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


Jeanette "Nettie" Edenburn is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


James Lawrence Edenburn and Laura Lee (Miles) Edenburn are buried in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell Co., TX. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Wilbur E. Edenburn is buried in Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., AR. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


   

Chesley Spence Gunn and Emma May "Eddie" Edenburn are buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


The 1870 U. S. Census taken on July 12, 1870, shows James Edenburn (age 33) born in Pennsylvania with personal estate of $250 is a Carpenter and is living in Little Rock Twp., Kendall Co., IL. Living with him is Janette Edenburn (age 25) born in New York, who is Keeping House. Also living there are two children, both born in Illinois: Florence Edenburn (age 6); and William Edenburn (age 4).

Daniel Leroy Edenburn was born August 3, 1872, in Little Rock Twp., Kendall Co., IL.

Nellie Eugenia Abbey was born July 12, 1878, in Logan Pct., Clay Co., NE.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 22, 1880, shows James Edenburn (age 44) born in Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania-born parents, is a married Farmer, and is living in Fairmont Twp., Fillmore Co., NE. Living with him are: his wife, Jenette Edenburn (age 35) born in New York to New York-born parents, who Keeps House; his unmarried daughter, Florance Edenburn (age 16) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents; his son, William Edenburn (age 13) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents; his son, David L. Edenburn (age 6) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents; and his son, Charles Edenburn (age 2) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 14, 1880 shows Frank Abbey (age 33) born in Canada to Canadian-born parents is a Farmer living in Logan Precinct, Clay Co., NE. Living with him is his wife Mary J. Abbey (age 24) born in Illinois to Indiana and English-born parents. Also there is his daughter, Nellie E. Abbey (age 1) born in Nebraska to Canadian and Illinois-born parents.

In 1883 the Veteran Soldiers Association of Clay Co., NE, was organized which included F. Abbey as a member.

The 1885 Nebraska State Census taken on June 1, 1885, shows Frances Abbey (age 44) born in Canada is living near the Locality of Midway Borough, in Logan Twp., Clay Co., NE. Living with him are his wife Mary J. Abbey (age 29) born in Illinois, along with children Nellie E. Abbey (age 6), Owen R. Abbey , and John F. Abbey (age 8/12), all born in Nebraska.

The 1885 Nebraska State Census taken on June 1, 1885, shows Jas. N. Edenburn (age 50) born in Pennsylvania, is a married Farmer, and is living in Nora Pct., Nuckolls Co., NE. Living with him are: his wife, Jenette Edenburn  (age 40) born in New York to Pennsylvania and Unknown-born parents, a House Wife; his unmarried daughter, Florence Edenburn (age 20) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents, who is Helping Mother; his unmarried son, Will Edenburn (age 18) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents, who is Helping Mother; his son, Roy Edenburn (age 11) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents; his son, Roy Edenburn (age 11) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents; and his son, Charlie Edenburn (age 6) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents.

The 1890 Veterans Schedule shows James W. Edenburn was living in Nora Pct., Nuckolls Co., NE. Post Office of Smyrna. Suffered from rheumatism.

Daniel Leroy Edenburn and Nellie Eugenia Abbey obtained a marriage license December 4, 1895, in Nuckolls Co., NE.


Daniel Leroy Edenburn, about 1895, Nebraska.


James Lawrence Edenburn was born April 1, 1896, in Superior Twp., Nuckolls Co., NE.

Ada Ethel Patterson was born about 1896 in Arkansas.

Emma May "Eddie" Edenburn was born February 20, 1899, in Nuckolls Co., NE.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 7, 1900, shows Leroy D. Edenburn (age 27) born August, 1872, in Illinois to Pennsylvania and Wisconsin-born parents is a Farmer renting his farm and living in Nora Pct., Nuckolls Co., NE. Living with him are: his wife of 5 years, Nellie E. Edenburn (age 20) born July, 1879, in Nebraska to Wisconsin and Illinois-born parents, with both of the children born to her still alive; his son, Lawrence Edenburn (age 4) born April, 1896, in Nebraska to Illinois and Nebraska-born parents; and his daughter, Emma Edenburn (age 1) born March, 1899, in Nebraska to Illinois and Nebraska-born parents.

Jeanette "Nettie" Edenburn was born April 25, 1904, in Nuckolls Co., NE.

Jeanette "Nettie" Edenburn died July 29, 1906, in Nuckolls Co., NE, at age 2. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 10, 1910, shows David L. Edenburn (age 37) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and New York-born parents, and in his 1st marriage, is a married Carpenter, and who rents his home, and is living in the 3rd Ward, City of Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE. Living with him are: his wife of 15 years, Nellie E. Edenburn (age 31) born in Nebraska to English Canada and Illinois-born parents, and in her 1st marriage, and with two of the three children born to her still alive; his son, James L. Edenburn (age 14) born in Nebraska to Illinois and Nebraska-born parents; and his daughter, Emma M. Edenburn (age 11) born in Nebraska to Illinois and Nebraska-born parents.


Chesley Spence Gunn, 1914.


The Lincoln Daily Star, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE, Wednesday Evening, July 8, 1914

LINCOLN WOMAN WEDS

Council Bluffs, Ia., July 8. - Mrs. Mary Alice Snavely of Lincoln was married here, late yesterday afternoon to James W. Edenburn of Council Bluffs, a retired contractor, who now admits to seventy summers. His bride from Lincoln was 49 years old, she told Judge Cooper, who performed the ceremony. Both had been married before.


Nellie Eugenia (Abbey) Edenburn died July 17, 1915, at a local hospital in the City of Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE, at age 37. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE.


The Lincoln Daily Star, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE, Saturday Evening, July 17, 1915

Deaths

Nellie E. Edenburn, aged 37 years, wife of L. D. Edenburn of Superior, Neb., died this morning at a local hospital. The body will be taken to Superior this evening at 6:20 for interment.


The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE, Sunday, July 18, 1915

DEATHS IN LINCOLN.

The body of Mrs. Leroy Edenburn, who died Saturday morning, was taken to the home at Superior Saturday evening.


James W. Edenburn died October 8, 1915, in Nebraska at age 78. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE.


The Lincoln Daily Star, Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE, Friday, December 17, 1915

About Nebraskans

Harry T. Haynes and Mrs. Mary Edenburn, both of this city, were married Thursday afternoon at the Methodist parsonage in Beatrice, Rev. B. F. Gaither officiating. The couple returned to Lincoln the same evening to make their home.


   

The WWI Draft Registration Report dated May 31, 1917, shows James Lawrence Edenburn (age 21), born April 1, 1896, in Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE, is an unmarried Farm Worker, and is working on the O. R. Abbey farm in Red Cloud, NE.


   

The WWI Draft Registration Report dated June 5, 1917, shows Chesley S. Gunn (age 23), born April 3, 1894, in Bladen, Webster Co., NE, is an unmarried Plumber and Steam Fitter, and is working for D. S. Phelps & Son, Bladen, NE.


James Lawrence Edenburn and Ada Ethel Patterson were married June 7, 1919, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK.


James Lawrence Edenburn and Ada Ethel Patterson Marriage Record.


Gunn cousins, Webster Co., NE, about 1920.

Back Row: Leroy Clinton Spence (born March 4, 1892), Lee Ward Russell (born October 4, 1888), and Walter Clayton Robinson (born 1894).

Middle Row: Florence Fern (Whelan) Spence (born November 10, 1897), Chesley Spence Gunn (born April 3, 1894), Goldie Pearl Robinson (born November 3, 1887).

Front Row: Carrie Edith (Gunn) Robinson (born August 29, 1896), and Myrna May Spence (born November 16, 1899).


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 8, 1920, shows Roy D. Edenburn (age 47) born in Illinois to Pennsylvania and Wisconsin-born parents, is a widower Carpenter Contractor, and who owns his home with a mortgage, and is living at 825 East Fourth Street, 2nd Ward, City of Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE. Living with him is his unmarried daughter, Emma Edenburn (age 20) born in Nebraska to Illinois and Nebraska-born parents, a Clerk in a Variety Store.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 17, 1920, shows J. L. Edenburn (age 24) born in Nebraska to Nebraska and English Canadian-born parents is an Automobile Mechanic owning his own home with a mortgage and is living in Upper Twp., Sebastian Co., AR. Living with him is his wife, Ethel Edenburn (age 24) born in Arkansas to Kentucky and Mississippi-born parents, who is an Army Nurse. Also living there is his son, Miles W. Edenburn (age 8/12) born in Missouri to Nebraska and Arkansas-born parents.

Wilbur E. Edenburn was born May 7, 1920, in Upper Twp., Sebastian Co., AR.

Daniel Leroy Edenburn died November 24, 1922, in Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE, at age 50. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior, Nuckolls Co., NE.

Bernard R. "Barney" Buchholz was born December 27, 1922, in Glenwood, Pope Co., MN.

In 1923, Emma Edenburn was a Student and was rooming at 231 S. 5th Street, Lincoln, NE.

In 1924, Emma Edenburn was a Stenographer for Gold & Co., and was rooming at D. 1, Colonial Apartments, Lincoln, NE.

Chesley Spence Gunn and Emma May "Eddie" Edenburn were married March 1, 1925, in St. Louis, MO.


The Bladen Enterprise, Bladen, Webster Co., NE, Friday, March 13, 1925

EDENBURN - GUNN

Chesley S. Gunn, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Gunn 1809 No. 33rd Street, Lincoln, Nebraska, was united in marriage to Miss Emma Edenburn of Lincoln, Nebr. Sunday, March 1st at St. Louis, Mo., the ceremony being performed by Rev. Chester Ezekiel Jenny, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of that city. Immediately after the ceremony which took place at 12:30 P. P. wedding dinner was served at the home of Attorney and Mrs. Schofield of that city with whom Chesley became acquainted through his son Buddy while overseas, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Schofield. The groom is attending the David Rankin Trade School in St. Louis where he was transferred last summer after having taken a course at the Lincoln Business College and a year at the State University. His work is that of architecture and draughting and he has one more year before completing the course. Miss Edenburn is a high school graduate of the Superior class of 1917. She then completed a course at the Lincoln Business College. It was while attending school here the bride and groom became acquainted. After completing her schooling she immediately accepted a stenographic position with the firm of Gold & Co. in their credit department which position she held continuously the past year and a half. They will make their home in St. Louis until the end of the groom's schooling and have taken an apartment at 4225 Westminster Place, St. Louis. The many friends of the groom here at Bladen will join us in extending congratulations and well wishes for their future happiness.


The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 25, 1930, shows Chesley Gunn (age 36) born in Nebraska to Nebraska-born parents, and first married at age 31, is a married Heating and Plumbing Engineer, and who is renting his home for $20/month, and is living at 521 East 2nd Street, City of Pass Christian, Harrison Co., MS. Living with him are: his wife, Emma Gunn (age 31) born in Nebraska to Illinois and Nebraska-born parents, and first married at age 26; his son, Eugene Gunn (age 3-11/12) born in Mississippi to Nebraska-born parents; and his daughter, Benalice Gunn (age 8/12) born in Mississippi to Nebraska-born parents.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 5, 1930, shows Ada E. Edenburn (age 34) born in Arkansas to Kentucky and Mississippi-born parents, is a widowed Trained Nurse for a Government Hospital, and who is renting her home for $33/month, and is living at 229 North Eighth Street, 4th Ward, City of Muskogee, Muskogee Co., OK. Living with her are: her son, Wayne Edenburn (age 12) born in Missouri to Nebraska and Arkansas-born parents; and her son, Wilbur Edenburn (age 9) born in Arkansas to Nebraska and Arkansas-born parents.

Wilbur E. Edenburn died November 21, 1931, in Arkansas at age 11. Buried in Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., AR.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 16, 1940, shows James L. Edenburn (age 40) born in Nebraska, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 1 year of College, is a married Truck Driver for Wholesale Produce, who is renting his home for $13/month, and is living at 18 North Seventh, 1st Ward, City of Temple, Bell Co., TX. Living with him is his wife, Laura Edenburn (age 29) born in Texas, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 3, 1940, shows Chesley S. Gunn (age 45) born in Nebraska, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, is a married Mechanical Engineer for His Own Engineering Company, and who owns his home worth $5,000 and is living at 437 Arbor-Vista, 14th Ward, City of Jackson, Hinds Co., MS. Living with him are: his wife, Emma M. Gunn (age 41) born in Nebraska, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School; his son, Eugene Gunn (age 13) born in Mississippi, and 4 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 8 years of School; and his daughter, Benalice Gunn (age 10) born in Mississippi, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 5 years of School.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 4, 1940, shows Ada E. P. Edenburn (age 46) born in Arkansas, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, is a divorced Nurse at a Veteran Hospital, and who is renting her home for $20/month, and is living at 1020 Boston, 3rd Ward, City of Muskogee, Porter Twp., Muskogee Co., OK. Living with her is her unmarried son, Wayne Edenburn (age 20) born in Missouri, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School.

Eugene Meredith Gunn died March 4, 1984, in Santa Rosa, Escambia Co., FL (age 57).

Bernard R. "Barney" Buchholz and Ben Alice Gunn were married November 24, 1953, in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.


Bernard R. "Barney" Buchholz and Ben Alice Gunn Marriage Record.


Bernard R. "Barney" Buchholz died August 9, 2005, at his home, Hattiesburg, Lamar Co., MS, at age 83.


Bernard R. Buchholz (Barney)

08/22/05

Bernard R. Buchholz (Barney), born in Glenwood, Minnesota in 1922, died in his home in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on August 9, 2005. Barney grew up in Clarksville, Iowa and attended Wartburg College, in Waverly, Iowa. He joined the Army during WWII, and was selected to be part of the Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at William and Mary College in Virginia. Following this program, he was assigned to the 28th Fighter Squadron of the U.S. Army Air Force in Panama. After the war, Barney lived in Denver, Colorado and graduated from the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business. Following graduation, he was general manager of Daniels and Fisher Department store in downtown Denver. Early in the space program Barney joined the Martin Marietta Corporation. In 1973 he transferred to the Martin Marietta’s Michoud Facility in New Orleans and was the Materials Manager for the Space Shuttle external tank project. He retired in Slidell, LA in 1986 after 26 years of service with the company. Barney was preceded in death by his wife LaVon Buchholz, as well as four brothers and sisters. He is survived by his wife, BenAlice G. Buchholz, three children, Douglas Buchholz of Slidell, La., Lance Buchholz of Biloxi, MS, and Ruselle Buchholz Guice of Denver, CO. His family also includes step children, Leigh Farron Buckner of Jackson, MS and Ashley Farron McWilliams of Atlanta, GL, as well as seven grand children. He is also survived by his brother Marvin Buchholz of Heidleburg, Germany, and two sisters, Madelyn Yarcho of Mt. Vernon, Washington, and Sandra Rodenbeck of Shell Rock, Iowa. A Memorial Service was held in his church home, Court Street United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg, MS on Friday, August 12 at 3:00 p.m. A memorial has been established in his name at Court Street United Methodist Church, 609 Southern Avenue, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.


James Lawrence Edenburn died October 1, 1964, at Scott and White Memorial Hospital, Belton, Temple, Bell Co., TX (age 68). Buried in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell Co., TX.


James Lawrence Edenburn Death Certificate.


The Belton Journal, Belton, Temple Co., TX, Thursday, October 8, 1964

J. L. Edenburn, 64, Is Buried Friday

Funeral services were held at 4:30   p.m. Friday for James Lawrence Edenburn, 64, 507 Neil St., who died Thursday morning in a Temple hospital. Services were held at Heartfield Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Edwin Johnson, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in North Belton Cemetery with T. A. Moore, Ray Bridges, William Langston, Arthur Prinz, Gilbert Johnson and Julius Glazener as pallbearers. Mr. Edenburn was born in Superior, Nebr., April 2, 1900, and was a civil service employee for 23 years.  He was a member of the Baptist Church, a Boy Scout leader and a veteran of World War I. He had lived in Belton for 11 years. Surviving are his wife, two sons, James L. Edenburn Jr., of Fort Polk, La., and Jack Allen Edenburn of Belton, and one daughter, Jo Ellen Edenburn, also of Belton.


Chesley Spence Gunn died July 29, 1966, in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL, at age 72. Buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.

Ada Ethel (Patterson) Edenburn died March 17, 1982, in Missouri, at about age 86.

Emma May "Eddie" (Edenburn) Gunn died December 8, 1987, at Mercy Medical, City of Daphne, Baldwin Co., AL, at age 88. Buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.


The Mobile Register, Mobile, Baldwin Co., AL, Thursday, December 10, 1987

GUNN, EMMA MAY

Mrs. Emma May (Eddie) Gunn - A native of Smyrna, Nebraska and a resident of Mobile since 1942 died at the Mercy Medical in Daphne, AL on Tuesday, December 8, 1987. She was the widow of Chesley S. Gunn, a member of the Central Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Bernard (Ben Alice) Buchholz, Pass Christian, MS; four grandchildren, four great grandchildren and other relatives. Grave side services and interment will be held from the Pine Crest Cemetery on Thursday, December 10, 197 at 11 A.M. Funeral arrangements are by ROCHE-BELMANY GUARDIAN CHAPELS, 100 S Beltline Hwy, Mobile, AL.


Miles Wayne Edenburn was born May 8, 1919, in Missouri, and died September 10, 1992, in Saint Louis, Saint Louis Co., MO, at age 73. Enlisted in the Air Corps at Oklahoma City, OK on July 9, 1941. He was then unmarried and had 4 years of high school. Civil occupation was Cashier or Stock Record Clerk or Bookkeeper, General.

Miles Wayne Edenburn and Lois Griffith Butler were married Unknown. They had a daughter who married Unknown Cordova.

Cecil Oscar Butler was born April 24, 1899, in East Saint Louis, Saint Clair Co., IL, and died September 30, 1962, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., NM, at age 63. He was the son of John Butler and Catherine Shircliff.

Lois Griffith was born Unknown. She is the daughter of Mark Law Griffith and Cassie Woods Aldredge.

Cecil Oscar Butler and Lois Griffith were married about 1950 in Unknown.

Cecil Oscar Butler and Lois (Griffith) Butler had three children:

Cecil Oscar Butler:


Tulsa World, Tulsa, OK, June 10, 2008

Harriett Jayne Garrett

GARRETT - Harriet "Jayne", 89, longtime Muskogee resident and widow of Howard L. Garrett, died June 7, 2008, at Senior Suites in Broken Arrow, OK. Jayne was born in El Paso, TX, to Mark L. and Cassie Griffith on September 12, 1918. She grew up in Muskogee and spent much of her childhood and teenage years on G and East Broadway Streets near the downtown area. Jayne was educated in the Muskogee public school system and graduated from Central High School with the Class of 1936. As a young woman, Jayne worked as a journalist and wrote a "Dear Abby" type advice column for The Muskogee Phoenix, and continued her studies at Draughn's Business College. Jayne also worked as fashion model for Susman's Clothing on Broadway Street in Muskogee. While at Ridge Crest Baptist Church Camp in North Carolina, Jayne received a proposal of marriage from Howard Garrett. The young couple rendezvoused in Little Rock, AR and married there on July 27, 1940. They made their home in Muskogee and remained faithful members of The First Baptist Church. Jayne taught Sunday School for young couples and young women, especially nursing students from the Baptist Hospital system and Bacone College. Jayne managed her husband's business for many years, but always saw her true career as a homemaker and a mother. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed watching her children grow up and become the individuals they are today. Jayne and other members of First Baptist Church went to Israel in 1973 and during the trip, Mrs. Thompson, head of the social services department encouraged Jane to work for The Department of Human Services. At the age of 56, Jayne embarked on a new career as a welfare caseworker for the State of Oklahoma. Mrs. Garrett was civic and Christian minded throughout her life and served on the Salvation Army Auxiliary Board of Directors and occupied the position of Chaplain. Her social life was also important to her, and was active in numerous bridge clubs and activities at Kate Frank Apartments, where she lived since 1995. She was also a member of the "Special Friends Sewing and Lunch Group". This provided her an opportunity to catch up with good friends and enjoy a great love for mending things. Jayne will be remembered as a friendly, wonderful hostess with a gracious, genteel, southern charm. Her close friends and church family will dearly miss her. Mrs. Garrett was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband of 57 years, Howard L. Garrett; 1 sister, Ann Eisenstein; and 2 brothers, Joel W. Griffith, and Mark L. Griffith. She is survived by: her sister, Lois Butler of Rio Rancho, NM; brother, Norris and wife Iva Jean Griffith of Norman, OK, and sister-in-law, Virginia Lee Garrett of Muskogee. She is also survived by: son, David Mitchell Garrett and wife, Kathy of Tulsa; and daughter, Susan Jane Hickman of Broken Arrow, OK. Also surviving are her grand- children, Mitchell Garrett and wife Amber of Tulsa, Elizabeth Linhart and husband, Neil of Dallas, TX, Joshua Garrett and wife, Laura of Sand Springs, OK, Sarah Jane Garrett of Norman, OK, Sarah Kathrine Beard of Tulsa, OK, Melissa Burnett and husband Jason of Washington, D.C., Robert Mileff of Washington D.C., Daniel Hickman, of Tulsa, Paul Hickman and wife Marcie of Chapel Hill, N.C., William Hickman and wife, Shelley of Norman, OK, and Cindy Banks of Dallas, TX. She is also survived by 9 great-grandchildren and many loved nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Service will be at 1:30p.m., Tuesday, June 10, at First Baptist Church Chapel with the Reverend Martin Hawley officiating, her nephew. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Monday, June 9, at Foster-Petering Funeral Home in Muskogee, OK. Interment will be in Greenhill Cemetery, Muskogee. The family wishes to express our sincere appreciation to the staff of Grace Hospice and Senior Suites Nursing Center in Broken Arrow, OK. Friends may make memorials to First Baptist Church, 111 South 7th Street, Muskogee, OK 74401. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home. (918)682-3436.


 

Ada Ethel (Patterson) Edenburn had a son, Wilbur E. Edenburn: Born born May 7, 1920, in Arkansas; Died November 21, 1931, in Arkansas, at age 11. Buried in Oak Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian Co., AR.

  1. Emma May "Eddie" Edenburn: Born February 20, 1899, in Nuckolls Co., NE; Died December 8, 1987, at Mercy Medical, City of Daphne, Baldwin Co., AL (age 88). Buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL. Married March 1, 1925, in Nebraska to Chesley Spence Gunn: Born April 3, 1894, in Bladen, Webster Co., NE; Died July 29, 1966, in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL (age 72). Buried in Pine Crest Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.

 

 

Chesley and Emma (Edinburn) Gunn

Chesley, eldest son of Charles and Minnie Gunn, was a corporal in the U.S. Army and served in France in World War I. Chesley was in training as a member of Co. K of the National Guard of Blue Hill at a Camp in New Mexico and went to overseas service from there. Returning home at war's end, he was married on March 1, 1925 to Emma Edenburn, whose birth date is Feb. 20, 1899. Chesley worked at the trade of a steam-fitter in Lincoln and continued that work when he and his wife moved to Pass Christian, Miss. and from there to Jackson, Miss. Later moving to Mobile, Ala., Chesley held a civilian post with the Corps of Army Engineers.

Two children were born to Chesley and Emma. They are:

Eugene Meredith, born April 19, 1926 at Pane Christian

Ben Alice, born July 31, 1929 at Pass Christian

Following graduation from the Merchant Marine Academy in Long Island, N.Y., Eugene served in, the U.S. Navy. He now has a captain's rating.

On Sept. 26, 1948 Eugene and Carolyn Constan were married. Carolyn's birth date is Sept. 30, 1926. The Eugene Gunns are parents of two children, Carolyn Jean, born May 19, 1950, and Debra, born Aug. 31, 1958. The family now lives at Birmingham, Ala.

Ben Alice was married Nov. 24, 1954 to Maurice Farron, whose birth date is March 16, 1924. They are parents of two children, Leigh, born Jan. 3, 1956, and Ashley, born Jan. 23, 1965.

Maurice Farron served in the U.S. Coast Guard out of Charleston, S.C. The Farrons now live at 111 N. Cordal Dr., Slidell, La. 70458.

Chesley Gunn died July 29, 1966 at Mobile, Ala. and is buried there. Emma lives at 2307 Churchill Ave., Mobile, Ala. 36606.