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Lessie Rebecca Moone (b. 26 June 1893, d. 28 April 1959)Lessie Rebecca Moone (daughter of William Hardwell Moone and Catherine Kannarney) was born 26 June 1893 in Tignall, Georgia, and died 28 April 1959 in Tignall, Georgia548.She married Gordon Richard Rousey on 06 November 1910 in Broad, Wilkes County, Georgia, son of William Micajah Rousey and Mary Elizabeth Rosser.
Notes for Lessie Rebecca Moone:
Obituary, The Augusta Chronicle:
Mrs. G.R. Rousey
Washington, Ga.- Mrs. Lessie Moone Rousey, 65, wife of Gordon R. Rousey, died at her home in Tignal Saturday afternoon. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Independent Methodist Church by the Rev. Plemon Folds, the Rev. B.C. Matterson and the Rev. W.H. Bowman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Rousey was a native of Tignall, the daughter of the late William H. Moone and Katie Kannarney Moone, both of Elbert County. She was a member of Independence Methodist.
Surviving are her husband, two sons, Ralph Rousey of Hampton, S.C., and Clyatt Rousey of Macon; two daughters, Mrs. Louis Gunter of Atlanta and Mrs. Claude Baugh of Washington; three sisters, Mrs. G.M. Dennard, Mrs. T.W. Bell, and Mrs. Vernon Brown all of Tignall; one brother, L.C. Moone of Tignall; six grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Active pallbearers will be Jack Rhodes, Charles Wright, Bill Price, Waker Satterfield, Milton Whitener and Roy Harrison, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Woodruff, Almond Carter, W.R. Wansley, Thomas Adams, Norman Adams, L.M. Butler, Nick Ware, A.L. Roberson, W.H. Shipes, George Bolton, L.D. Ware, Eddie LeRoy, Calvin Gunter, Herman Tyler, Harry Norman, Horace Lunceford, Ralph McClendon, and Arnold Ware.
More About Lessie Rebecca Moone:
Burial: Tignall, Georgia.
More About Lessie Rebecca Moone and Gordon Richard Rousey:
Marriage: 06 November 1910, Broad, Wilkes County, Georgia.
Marriage Notes for Lessie Rebecca Moone and Gordon Richard Rousey:
Lessie Rebecca Moone and her sister Clyde Iola Moone were married at the same time at their family home in Broad, Georgia. The two couples lived together on highway 17 at Norman, Georgia (between Tignall and the Broad River). After a year, Gordon and Lessie moved to a house on Baker's Ferry road, where Gordon's uncle, Tryon J. Rousey, moved in with them until he died in 1929.
Children of Lessie Rebecca Moone and Gordon Richard Rousey are:
- +Ralph Quillian Rousey, b. 05 October 1911, Wilkes County, Georgia549, d. 06 November 1965, Hampton, South Carolina549.