Mary Lucille Gardner

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Personal and Family Information

Mary was born on 8 FEB 1909 in Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas, the daughter of Grover Cleveland Gardner and Maud May Hough.

She died on 18 FEB 2000 in Springdale, Arkansas.

She had two marriages/partners. Her first husband was Walter Saxon Simmons, who she married on 7 APR 1928 in Tupelo, Woodruff County, Arkansas. Their only known child was Betty Jo (1930-?).

Her second husband was Chester Earl Massey, who she married on 25 JAN 1941 in Jackson County, Arkansas. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Mary Lucille Gardner
(1909-2000)

 

Grover Cleveland Gardner
(1884-1936)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Maud May Hough
(1886-c1924)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth8 FEB 1909
Place: Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas
Agency: The Morning News of NW Ark 2/20/2000, page A4
Death18 FEB 2000
Place: Springdale, Arkansas
Age: 91y, 10d
Agency: The Morning News of NW Ark 2/20/2000, page A4
Census3 JAN 1920
Place: Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 10
Address: Breckendidge Twp, Farm, dwelling 7 family 7 Grover 35, Maude 34, Pauline 13, Lucile 11, Grover Jr 9 Woodrow 7, Neal 5, James 9 month other Gardner and Hardin near
Census2 APR 1930
Place: Tupelo, Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 21 b Ark
Address: Breckenridge Twp, Dwelling 2, family 2 Saxon Simmons 41, Lucile 21 wife, Betty Jo daughter 3 month census taker Grover C Gardner
Agency: 1930 census Ark
Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8
Source: Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8

Census5 APR 1940
Place: Jackson County, Arkansas
Age: 31
Address: Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp, dwelling 65 Simmons, Saxon, head mw married, 12 yrs school, born Arkansas, lived same house 1935, farmer __ , M. Lucille wife fw 30 married 12 yrs school, born Arkansas, same house 1935 __ , Betty Joe, daughter fw 10 single 4 yrs school born Arkansas, same house iin 1935
Burial21 FEB 2000
Place: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Age: 91y, 10d
Address: Fairview Memorial Gardens,

Attributes

AttributeDateDescriptionDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
OccupationTaught School in Newport for about 30 years
Type: The Morning News of NW Ark 2/20/2000, page A4
ReligionFirst Baptist Church of Springdale, Arkansas

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Notes

Note 1

The Morning News, Sunday Feb 20, 2000

Mary Lucille Massey

Springdale-Mary Lucille Massey, 91, of Springdale died Feb 18, 2000. She was born Feb 8, 1909, in Tupelo to Grover and May Maude Gardner.

She was a retired teacher who taught for 30 years in Newport public schools and was a member of First Baptist Church of Springdale.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Earl Massey.

survivors include one brother, Woodrow Gardner of Tupelo, one daughter and son in law, Betty Jo Bailey and Jack of Fayetteville; one granddaughter, Leigh Ann Mendenhall of Springdale, one grandsom, Scott Simmons Bailey of Tulsa, Okla.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville. Joe Dorman will officiate.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Sisco Funeral Chapel in Springdale.

Sources

  1. Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8
    Source: Census 1930 Arkansas, Jackson Cty, Tupelo, Breckenridge Twp ED 34 -6 and 34 -8