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Sixth Generation (Continued)

Family of Willie Girlon FLAKE (52) & Flora Mae ADAMS

80. Bennie Girlon FLAKE. Born on 19 Oct 1922 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 12 Feb 1949 when Bennie Girlon was 26, he married Ruth Evelyn HOOPER, in Desoto County, Mississippi. Born on 2 Jan 1929 in Blytheville, Mississippi County, Arkansas.

They had the following children:
107 i. Mary Carol (1949-)
108 ii. Deborah Ruth (1950-)
109 iii. Emily Frances (1952-)
110 iv. William Stuart (1953-)
111 v. Michael Andrew (1958-)
112 vi. Barrett Adams (1961-)
113 vii. John Christopher (1971-)

81. Dorothy May FLAKE. Born on 30 Oct 1924 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 1 Aug 1948 when Dorothy May was 23, she married William Talley McDANIEL, in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. Born in Jul 1923 in Paris, Henry County, Tennessee. At the age of 76, William Talley died in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee on 19 Jan 2000.

They had the following children:
114 i. William Howard (1951-)
115 ii. James Earl (1953-)

82. Juanita Bell FLAKE. Born on 24 Apr 1929.

On 11 Oct 1947 when Juanita Bell was 18, she married J. Frank NEISLER Junior, in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 26 Mar 1930. At the age of 56, J. Frank died on 3 May 1986.

They had one child:
116 i. Francie Jean (1957-)

83. Roy Edwin FLAKE. Born on 23 Apr 1931 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee in 2000.

Served in the military 1951-1953 in the Signal Corps during the Korean Conflict. Moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Worked in mechanical contracting with Steamfitters Local Union # 614. Employed by Simpson Engineering. Entered the mechanical contracting business in 1970 - working Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi, Retired in 1996.

On 17 Apr 1954 when Roy Edwin was 22, he married Mary Inez FESMIRE, daughter of James Lafayette FESMIRE (1908-1961) & Mildred Derue SELLERS (1910-), in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 11 Jul 1931 in Bargerton, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Mary taught school in Shelby County and Memphis City Schools 1953-1997. Retired in 1997.

They had the following children:
117 i. Lynda Suzanne (1955-)
118 ii. Terri Denise (1957-)
119 iii. Lisa Dianne (1958-)

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