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Fourth Generation (Continued)

Family of Sarah Lucendia GURLEY (10) & John Nelson LEWELLING

24. Lester Dewitt LEWELLING. Born on 3 Dec 1896 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, Lester Dewitt died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 15 Jun 1988. Buried in Jun 1988 in Independence Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 14 Aug 1921 when Lester Dewitt was 24, he married Georgia Vera Ella RIGSBY, daughter of Elija Lee RIGSBY (1871-1898) & Mary Caroline LEDSINGER (1877-1963), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born in 1896. At the age of 75, Georgia Vera Ella died in 1971. Buried in 1971 in Independence Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
49 i. Johnnie Lee (1922-)
50 ii. Lester Dewitt (1927-)
51 iii. Mary Janelle (1931-)
iv. Sarah Janette. Born on 12 Mar 1931. Sarah Janette died on 21 Jul 1931.


25. Ira Washington LEWELLING. Born in 1901. At the age of 69, Ira Washington died in 1970. Buried in 1970 in Carroll County Memorial Gardens, McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in Gleason, Weakley County, Tennessee.

On 14 Oct 1923 when Ira Washington was 22, he married Minerva Tabitha JOHNSON, daughter of Benjamin Nicholas JOHNSON (1881-1956) & Susan Elizabeth MEALS (1880-1966), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 17 May 1906 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in Gleason, Weakley County, Tennessee in May 2004.

They had the following children:
52 i. Edna Bernice (1924-)
53 ii. Eris Euline (1927-)
54 iii. Elmer Vernon (1929-)
55 iv. Evelyn Joan (1935-)

26. Ivy V. LEWELLING. Born on 24 Aug 1901. At the age of 68, Ivy V. died on 7 Sep 1969. Buried in Sep 1969 in Carroll County Memorial Gardens, McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1930.

On 5 Feb 1928 when Ivy V. was 26, he married Elizabeth BARNETT, daughter of Sterling Price BARNETT Senior (1862-1936) & Mollie BURTON (1874-1959), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 27 Jan 1902 in Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1930.

They had the following children:
i. Ellsworth. Born on 25 Oct 1929 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 74, Ellsworth died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 3 Mar 2004. Buried on 6 Mar 2004 in Carroll Memorial Gardens, McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: HUNTINGDON: Mr. Ellsworth Lewelling, 74, passed away Wednesday, March 3 at his home. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, March 6 at the Chase Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Martin Klamm officiating. Interment followed in the Carroll Memorial Gardens. Mr. Lewelling was born October 25, 1929 in Madison County to the late Ira Vinson and Virginia Elizabeth Barnett. He was a farmer, a retired maintenance worker for the Tennessee Department of Transportation and a member of the Clarksburg Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Joyce Lewelling; one son, Robert Reed and one brother, Ivy Eugene Lewelling, all of Huntingdon and one grandson.


Obituary: Ellsworth Lewelling, 74, of Huntingdon, died Wednesday, March 3, at his home. Services were held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 6, in the chapel of Chase Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Carroll Memorial Gardens. Brother Martin Klamm officiated. Pallbearers who served were Jeff Barnett, Ken Clack, Mike Moore, Jackie Reed, Don Barnett and Derek Oetting. Mr. Lewelling, son of the late Iva Vinson and Virginia Elizabeth Barnett, was born October 25, 1929, in Madison County. He was a farmer, a retired maintenance worker for the Tennessee Department of Transportation and a member of the Clarksburg Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Joyce Lewelling; one son, Robert Reed; and one brother, Ivy Eugene Lewelling, all of Huntingdon; one grandson, Hunter Reed; one nephew, Greg Lewelling; and two nieces, Jennifer Lewelling and Katie Lewelling.





Ellsworth married Joyce ?.

56 ii. Ivy Eugene

27. William Ernest LEWELLING. Born in 1903.

William Ernest married Helen Jane BRANDON, daughter of James Alexander BRANDON (1852-1938) & Julia A. SIMPSON (1872-1914).

They had the following children:
57 i. Anita (1924-)
58 ii. Doris (1925-)
59 iii. Billy Charles (1934-)

28. Effie Mae LEWELLING. Born in 1907 in Carroll County, Tennessee.

On 19 Aug 1923 when Effie Mae was 16, she married William Joseph JOHNSON, son of Benjamin Nicholas JOHNSON (1881-1956) & Susan Elizabeth MEALS (1880-1966), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 5 Sep 1901 in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer. Alias/AKA: "Joe".

They had the following children:
i. Marcella. Born on 4 Jun 1928 in Carroll County, Tennessee. Marcella died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 4 Jun 1928. Buried in 1928 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

60 ii. Bennie Lara (1929-)
iii. James Edwin. Born on 14 Oct 1931. At the age of 1, James Edwin died on 19 Feb 1933. Buried in Feb 1933 in New Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee.

61 iv. Rita Mae (1933-)

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