Harry Ned Wellman 7 Nov 1908 - 27 Apr 1982 obituary text Harry Ned Wellman, 73, of 1725 N. Sanders St., died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at Lucy Lee Hospital. He had been ill two years. Mr. Wellman was born Nov.7,1908, at Eureka Springs,Ark. He was married to Cleffie Porterfield Oct.7,1952, at Pocahontas,Ark. He was a member of First Christian Church. He worked for 20 years for Missouri-Pacific Railroad and for 20 years as a driver for Continental Trailways, from which he retired. He was a member of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and received several safe driving awards from Continental Trailways. Surviving are his wife; four sons, Jim Wellman of Kansas City, Bob Wellman of Russellville,Ark., Harry Wellman Jr. and Larry Wellman, addresses unknown; one foster daughter, Darlina Tozzio of Poplar Bluff; one sister, Leita Novarro of Murphysboro,Ill.,; and several grandchildren. The funeral will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Cotrell Funeral Home. The Rev. John Saunders will officiate. Burial will be in City Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday. NOTE* Taken from Poplar Bluff, Butler County,MO newspaper article
QUESTION ????? I was told there were no children from Harry and Cleffie's marriage which makes me believe that Harry was previously married. So, I went searching and could this (below) be Harry's 1st marriage? If so, does anyone know more about this marriage and possible children ???
ARKANSAS MARRIAGE Barbara Reinhardt Gender: Female County: Pulaski Spouse: Harry Wellman License Date: 31 Jan 1933 Certificate Number: 22685 Volume Number: 0002
BARBARA WELLMAN b.26 May 1907 d.Sep 1986 Little Rock, Pulaski,AR