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Thelma Fern Swearingen

Female 1908 - 2011  (102 years)


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  • Name Thelma Fern Swearingen 
    Born 19 Jul 1908  Wellington, Sumner, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Feb 2011  Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kansas City Star; 27 Feb 2011

      Thelma Fern Hebbard

      Born July 19, 1908 in Wellington, KS, died at home on Feb 24, 2011. She was 102.5 years old. She married in 1927 to Everette Martin Hebbard. They moved with the Santa Fe Railroad to Winslow, Arizona, in 1932, and transferred here to Kansas City in 1951. Those who have been waiting for her to join them besides her parents, include her husband, Everette; her brother, Roy; her twin sisters, Alta and Alma; and her daughter, Carolyn. Survivors include one daughter, Wanda B. Barnhart; 6 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren, and 3 nieces.

      A special thanks to Caroline, Christy, Deana, Ivy, and Judy for helping us keep her at home and comfortable. Memorial services at Overland Park Church of Christ, 2 p.m., Monday, February 28, 13400 W 119th St., Overland Park, KS.

      In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Christian Family Services, 10500 Barkley, Suite 216, Overland Park, KS 66212.
    Person ID I1829  Conrad Shire Tree
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2015 

    Father Charles Loyd Swearingen,   b. 18 Sep 1882, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1973, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Beulah C Vandaveer,   b. 7 May 1887, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1981, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 21 May 1904  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Swearingen Vandaveer Marriage
    Swearingen Vandaveer Marriage
    Wellington Daily News
    Family ID F1772  Group Sheet

    Family Everette Martin Hebbard,   b. 26 Aug 1905, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1927 
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Carolyn F Hebbard,   b. 22 Feb 1934, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1991, Redmond, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F1778  Group Sheet