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Family of Ellender Elizabeth FESMIRE (71) & Albert RHODES

190. Hattie Sharmon RHODES. Born on 27 Dec 1888 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 76, Hattie Sharmon died on 23 Dec 1965. Buried in Dec 1965 in Antioch Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Hattie Sharmon married Riley Levi HAMILTON. Born on 8 Oct 1882. At the age of 82, Riley Levi died on 23 Jul 1965.

They had the following children:
i. James Riley. Born on 23 Sep 1905. At the age of 1, James Riley died on 28 Jun 1907.

ii. Eubie Sharmon. Born on 3 Jun 1907. At the age of 41, Eubie Sharmon died on 20 Mar 1949.

On 20 Mar 1949 when Eubie Sharmon was 41, she married John Newton RUSSELL.

456 iii. John Walter (1909-)
457 iv. Elizabeth (1910-)
458 v. Elton (1913-)
vi. Lessie Maybell. Born on 1 Nov 1916. At the age of 64, Lessie Maybell died on 17 Nov 1980.

Lessie Maybell Hamilton never married.

459 vii. William Lee (1918-1980)
460 viii. Mary Ellen (1922-)
ix. Thomas Edward. Born on 21 Apr 1924. Thomas Edward died on 17 May 1924.

461 x. Catherine (1927-)

191. Lessie Jane RHODES. Born on 19 May 1889 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 84, Lessie Jane died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 6 Feb 1974. Buried in Feb 1974 in Antioch Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Lessie Jane married James Calvin HUNTER Senior. Born on 25 Jun 1880. At the age of 65, James Calvin died on 13 Oct 1945.

They had the following children:
462 i. Willie Mae (1912-1972)
463 ii. Joseph Albert (1915-)
464 iii. Euther Franklin (1919-)
465 iv. Mildred Elizabeth (1921-)
466 v. James Calvin (1933-)

192. Felix Benton RHODES. Born on 16 Jul 1890 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 50, Felix Benton died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 15 Sep 1940. Buried in Sep 1940 in Antioch Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Feeky Doc".

Obituary: Felix Benton Rhodes, affectionately known among his many friends in this county as "Feek", died September 15th, 1940, at the age of 50 years, having been born July 17th, 1889. A son of the late Albert and Mrs. Betty Fesmire Rhodes, he had lived all his life in this county. Surviving are his wife and six children, James Myrtle, Willard, Lloyd, Paul Dean and Bobby Jean. Rev. J.R. Page conducted the funeral services at Antioch Church with burial in the nearby cemetery.

On 29 Oct 1911 when Felix Benton was 21, he married Ada Lilliebell WELCH, daughter of James WELCH & Betty RHODES, in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 23 Jun 1895. At the age of 76, Ada Lilliebell died on 1 Jun 1972.

They had the following children:
467 i. Exell Elizabeth (1912-1983)
468 ii. James Albert (1914-1980)
iii. Thompsie Edward. Born on 10 Mar 1917. At the age of 2, Thompsie Edward died on 21 Jun 1919.

469 iv. Myrtle Irene (1920-1998)
470 v. Willard Felix (1923-1977)
471 vi. Lloyd Benton (1926-)
vii. Lilliebell. Born on 12 Jan 1929. Lilliebell died on 12 Jan 1929.

472 viii. Mary Ellen (1930-)
473 ix. Paul Dean (1934-1998)
474 x. Bobby Gene (1936-)

Felix Benton Rhodes and Ada Lilliebell Welch were married by Brother Fleetwood Ball at the Henderson County Fair on 29 October 1911.

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