Andy GREGORY James Ernest SPANN Living SPANN Living SPANN Alpha Josephine GREGORY Alfred Andrew GREGORY Everett Wayne GREGORY Wanda June GREGORY Living GREGORY Living GREGORY Alpharetta Mae GREEN Mini tree diagram
Dessie Lea GREGORY

Dessie Lea GREGORY1,2,3,4,5,6,7

12th Mar 19151,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 1st Feb 20039,10,5,6

Life History

12th Mar 1915

Born in Marlow, Stephens, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

1930

Resident in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.4

16th May 1951

Married James Ernest SPANN in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma.8,6

26th Jul 1995

Death of James Ernest SPANN in Paul's Valley, Garvin, Oklahoma.11,9,10,12,5,6

1st Feb 2003

Died in Pauls Valley, Garvin, Oklahoma.9,10,5,6

6th Feb 2003

Buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Lindsay, McClain County, Oklahoma.8,5,6

Other facts

 

Birth of son Living SPANN

 

Birth of son Living SPANN

Notes

  • Dessie's middle name is sometimes spelled Lee in family sources.

    1920 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 5 February, LindsayTownship, District 28, page 7B, Hse #129, Fam #128
    Gregory, Andy Head Rents M W  28 TN TN TN Farming
    Gregory, Retta A Wife F W 24 OK TX GA
    Gregory, Dessie L  Dau F W  4yrs10mos  OK US US
    Gregory, Alpha J  Dau F W  2 OK US US
    Gregory, Alford A  Son M W  6mos OK US US
    Gregory, John  Brother M W 30 OK US US

    1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 12 April, Lindsay,District 10, page 7B, Hse #92, Fam #109
    Gregory, Andy Head M W 37 TN TN AL General Farming
    Gregory, Retta  Wife  F W 34 OK TX GA General Farming Labor
    Gregory, Dessie  Dau  F W 15 OK TN GA

    1940 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 8 April, Lindsay,District 25-12, page: 5B, House 50, Rented
    Gregory, Andy Head M W 47 born Tenn Rural Garvin Co in 1935 Farming
    Gregory, Reta [Retta] Wife M W 44 born Okla Rural Garvin Co in 1935
    Gregory, Desy [Dessie] Dau F W SIngle 25 born Okla Rural Garvin Co in1935

    For several years, Dessie wrote the column "The Rocky Point News" forthe Lindsay News.

    Social Security Death Index
    Dessie Spann
    Born 12 Mar 1915
    Died 1 Feb 2003
    SSN 448-52-6568 issued Oklahoma (1966-1967)

    Dessie died at the Paul's Valley General Hospital, Paul's Valley,Oklahoma.
    At the time of her death, she was a member of the Faith BaptistChurch, Paul's Valley.
    The funeral was conducted at Faith Baptist Church, Paul's Valley.Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery at Lindsay, Oklahoma

    Gravestone of Dessie and James E Spann, Green Hill Cemetery, LIndsay,McClain County, Oklahoma
    Spann
    Dessie L
    Mar 12, 1915  Feb 1, 2003
    Married May 16 1951
    James E
    Aug 21, 1905  July 26, 1995
    --  Lindsay Green Hill Cemetery, McClain County, Oklahoma

    Details on Dessie were submitted to her memorial on Find a Grave.Here is the updated memorial, added here 12 February 2015.

    ---------------
    Dessie Lea Gregory Spann
    Birth Mar. 12, 1915 Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma
    Death Feb. 1, 2003 Pauls Valley, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    w/o James Ernest SPANN. (bio by: Sandy)
    Parents:
    Andy Gregory (1892 - 1975)
    Alpharetta Mae Green Gregory (1895 - 1963)
    Spouse James Ernest Spann (1905 - 1995)
    Siblings:
    Alpha Josephine Gregory Hayes (1917 - 2005)
    Alfred Andrew Gregory (1919 - 1920)
    Everett Wayne Gregory (1923 - 2009)
    Wanda June Gregory Trout (1927 - 2013)
    Burial Green Hill Cemetery McClain County, Oklahoma
    Created by Angie Apr 25, 2003
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #7386085,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7386085
    ---------------

    I discovered there are two memorials for Dessie on Find a Grave.  Ialso submitted family links and Dessie's dates to this memorial,#27394194.  After I informed the creator of the following memorial ofthe duplication, the memorial was rermoved.  Sandy contacted me toinform me she was deleting her memorial as a duplication.  Sandy is arelative on the Spann side of the family.

Sources

  • 1. Alpharetta Mae Gregory, names in a Bible
  • 2. 1940 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 8 April, Lindsay, District 25-12, page: 5B, House 50, Rented
  • 3. Loretta Gregory Gay, family photos
  • 4. 1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 12 April, Lindsay, District 10, page 7B, Hse #92, Fam #109
  • 5. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 6. Gravestone of Dessie Gregory and James E Spann
  • 7. 1920 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 5 February, Lindsay Township, District 28, page 7B, Hse #129, Fam #128
  • 8. Lindsay (Oklahoma) News, 27 February 2003
    • Obituary of Dessie Lea Spann
  • 9. Lindsay (Oklahoma) News, 27 February 2003
  • 10. Social Security Death Index
  • 11. Susan Spann, RootsWeb Discussion
    • Location:http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SPANN/2002-04/1019366671;
  • 12. Obituaries -- Funeral Remembrance Card, James Ernest Spann

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