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Violet Amelia Bellenger

April 3, 1884 October 18, 1971
Violet Amelia Bellenger
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Obituary for Violet Amelia Bellenger
Violet A. Bellenger age 87, formerly of Altus, died October 10, 1971 in Bethany, Oklahoma.

Violet was born April 3. 1884 near Weatherford, Texas to James V.. and Susan (Leftwich) Gladish. Violet married H. B. Bellenger. Violet and H.B. were pioneers to Oklahoma . Mr. Bellenger came to Oklahoma in 1902, crossing the Red River at Doan's crossing. He taught penmanship in what is now Jackson County to Madill Indian Territory in 1905. He worked at the First National Bank in Altus 1910 to 1960. Violet belonged to the Half Century Club, Daughters of American Revolution, Cloverleaf Club and Women's Society of Christian Service.

Funeral services for Violet A. Bellenger are scheduled for Wednesday, October 20, 1971 at 10:30 am in the First Methodist Church, Altus, officiated by the church minister. Burial will follow in the Altus Cemetery under the direction of Tims Funeral Home.

Violet is survived by daughters, Francelle Bellenger, Dallas, Texas, Pualine Locke, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Elizabeth Sweeney, Pacific Pacific, Palisades, California; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild, two brothers, Albert Gladish, Austin, Tex; Walter Gladish, Devalls, Arkansas.

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