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Family of Ethel KIZER (32) & John Henry ESSARY

62. Gale Henry ESSARY. Born on 23 Dec 1904 in Tennessee. At the age of 80, Gale Henry died in Pilgrim, Tennessee on 26 Aug 1985. Resided in Gibson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in District 16, Weakley County, Tennessee in 1930.

On 14 Feb 1926 when Gale Henry was 21, he first married Thelma F. COX. Born around 1906 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Christine. Born around 1928 in Tennessee.

Christine married Joe Thomas MAYS, son of Drewry Dickson MAYS & Ruth PUGH.

ii. Henry Gordon. Born around 1929 in Tennessee. Resided in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in Jan 2002.

Henry Gordon married Alice HASSELL. Born on 23 Nov 1919 in Humphreys County, Tennessee. At the age of 82, Alice died on 14 Mar 2002. Buried on 18 Mar 2002 in Ridgecrest Cemetery, Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee.

Gale Henry second married Josie Rochelle SINGLETON, daughter of M.E. SINGLETON & Pearl ?. Born on 11 Sep 1910 in Trezevant, Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, Josie Rochelle died in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee on 10 Jan 2002. Buried on 12 Jan 2002 in Trezevant Cemetery, Trezevant, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: TREZEVANT: Funeral services for Mrs. Josie Rochelle Essary, 91, were held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 12 at the Brummitt Funeral Home, Trezevant, with burial following in Trezevant Cemetery. Mrs. Essary, a retired school teacher, died from heart failure on Thursday night, January 10 at Methodist Hospital in McKenzie. She was a graduate of Bethel College and a member of Trezevant Church of Christ. She taught in the Trezevant School System for 33 years. Her husbands, Giles Rochelle and Gale Essary and a sister Claudine Ross preceded her in death. She was born September 11, 1910 in Trezevant to the late Pearl Singleton and M. E. Singleton. Survivors include a daughter, Ann Holmes Johnson of Memphis, a stepdaughter, Christine Mays of Atwood; a son, Jim Rochelle of Knoxville; a stepson, Gordon Essary of Jackson; a sister, Jessie Dickson of Fruit Heights, Utah; a brother, Fletcher Singleton of Enterprise, Mississippi; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

63. Alice ESSARY. Born on 22 Oct 1909 in Tennessee. Resided in Gibson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan in 1930.

On 19 Aug 1928 when Alice was 18, she married Floyd I. GALEY. Born around 1904 in Tennessee.

They had one child:
i. Eugenia. Born in 1929 in Michigan.

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