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Subject: [KYGREEN] Lera Oakley Foster WOOLDRIDGE Obit 1952
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 06:53:29 -0000

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Author: Karen_Jorgensen
Surnames: Wooldridge, Fultz, Walker, Foster, Larimore
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Mrs. Lera Oakley Wooldridge, of the Gabe section, died Monday, September 29th at the St. Joseph's Hospital in Louisville, at the age of 80. The daughter of the late Joseph S. Foster and Mrs. Sallie Fannie Fultz, she was born in Green County June 3, 1872. She professed faith in Christ at the age of 21 and united with the Summersville Baptist Church where she remained a faithful member until death. She was united in marriage to George Green Walker in 1899. He preceded her in death in 1902. In 1907 she united in marriage to Frank Wooldridge. He preceded her in death in 1943. She is survived by a step-mother, Mrs. Mary Mat Foster of Gabe, one half brother, John T. Foster, Gabe; one step-daughter, Mrs. Minnie Larimore, Greensburg; four step grandchildren, and 26 nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Summersville Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. D. L. Druien, Rev. V. A. Jones, and Rev. Sutherland. Burial was in the Bennett Cemetery. Pallbearers were Henr!
y Leslie, Foster, Hugh Foster, V. T. Larimore, Finis DeSpain, Joseph DeSpain, Charlie Despain. Honorary pallbearers were Edd Hay, T. B. Noe, H. W. Williams, Vontress Milby.
Obituaries of Green Co. Ky. Vol. 9, compiled by Eunice Montgomery Wright, p. 243

1880 Green Co. Ky. Census
Census Place: District 4, Green, Kentucky
Source: FHL Film 1254416 National Archives Film T9-0416 Page 657D
Josiah FOSTER Self M M W 34 KY; Occ: Farmer Fa: KY Mo: VA
Sally F. FOSTER Wife F M W 34 KY; Occ: Keeping House Fa: KY Mo: KY
Lualvary FOSTER Dau F S W 12 KY; Occ: At Home Fa: KY Mo: KY
Benjman V. FOSTER Son M S W 11 KY; Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: KY Mo: KY
Laura O. FOSTER Dau F S W 8 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY
Mary T. FOSTER Dau F S W 6 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY
George M. FOSTER Son M S W 4 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY
Aleas J. FOSTER Dau F S W 2 KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY
Henry L. FOSTER Son M S W 7M KY; Fa: KY Mo: KY

Cemeteries of Green Co. Ky., Vol. 1, by Froggett and Houk, p. 9
Bennett Cem.
Lera Oabley Foster Walker Wooldridge 1 Jun 1872 - 29 Sept 1952

Kentucky Death Index, rootsweb
WOOLDRIDGE LERIA O; age 80; death place JEFFERSON; residence JEFF; death date 29 Sept 1952

Marriages of Green Co. Ky. 1891 - 1900, by Judy Froggett, 1999, p. 98:
George Green Walker and Lerie Oakley Foster. Bond 20 Jun 1899. Willie Foster on bond. Groom age 23, lst mg., farmer, born Green Co., father born Washington Co., mother born Green Co. Bride age 27, lst mg., born Green Co., parents bonr Green Co. Married 21 Jun 1899 at B.H.Henderson by B.H. Henderson. Wit. her 2 young brothers, Mollie Larimore, Fannie and Tom Larimore and J.H. Walker.

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