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Flossie Power and her boys

Flossie Nora Lucille PowerAge: 69 years18901959

Flossie Nora Lucille Power
Birth September 17, 1890 25 19
Birth of a sisterTillie G. Power
about 1894 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a brotherSellers M. Power
about 1896 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherRobert T. Power
about 1898 (Age 7 years)
MarriageRichard Aaron “Dick” EddlemanView this family
July 6, 1908 (Age 17 years)

letter from Sarah Eddleman dated 7/27/1992

Birth of a son
Henry Leo Eddleman
April 3, 1911 (Age 20 years)
Note: social security death index lists birth as 4 Apr 1911
Birth of a son
Richard Aaron Eddleman Jr.
February 26, 1913 (Age 22 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Susan Fancher
September 15, 1916 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
Evelyn Quinn Eddleman
February 5, 1917 (Age 26 years)
[article from unknown newspaper, probably a Gulf coast Mississippi paper]

Mrs. Eddleman Taken By Death

Mrs. Lucille Power Eddleman, mother of Dr. H. Leo Eddleman, president of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, died in New Orleans last Wednesday. She was 69.

Funeral services were conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the funeral home of Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, Inc., 4117 S. Claiborne. Dr. Eddleman officiated.

Brief services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Thweatt Funeral home in Cleveland, Miss. Interment was in the new Cleveland cemetery.

Mrs. Eddleman had lived in New Orleans since January, when Dr. Eddleman became president of the seminary there.

A native of Ackerman, Miss., she was a graduate of Hillman college and attended the Southern Baptist Theological seminary in Louisville, Ky. Until her illness, she was active as a music teacher and in church activities in Kentucky, Mississippi, an d Arkansas.

Surviving are two sons, Dr. Eddleman and R. A. Eddleman, Jr., Tupelo, Miss.; a daughter, Mrs. Joel R. Hitt, Mobile, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. E. N. Pritchard, Brookhaven, Miss., and Mrs. Ovid Cooke, Cleveland, Miss.; four brothers, Vance Power, Tucso n, Ariz., Sellers Power, Gulfport, Miss., and Robert and J. L. Power of Birmingham, Ala., and eight grandchildren.

Death November 5, 1959 (Age 69 years)
Cemetery: L. A. Farmer plot
Family with parents - View this family
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Family with Richard Aaron “Dick” Eddleman - View this family
Marriage: July 6, 1908McCool, Attala County, MS, USA
3 years
R.A. Eddleman and Flossie Power FamilyHenry Leo Eddleman
Birth: April 3, 1911 25 20Morgantown, Marion County, MS, USA
Death: July 28, 1995Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, USA
23 months
4 years
Evelyn Quinn EddlemanEvelyn Quinn Eddleman
Birth: February 5, 1917 31 26Shelby, Bolivar County, MS, USA
Death: January 28, 2002Mobile, Mobile County, AL, USA
Richard Aaron “Dick” Eddleman + Jessie M. Cason - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: May 11, 1937Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS, USA
Richard Aaron “Dick” Eddleman + Edna Orene Everett - View this family
husband’s wife
Marriage: April 27, 1947Hickory, Newton County, MS, USA

Marriageletter from Sarah Eddleman dated 7/27/1992
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