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Rena Mae CLARK

Rena Mae CLARK

Female 1925 - 1998  (72 years)  

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  • Name Rena Mae CLARK  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Born 26 Jul 1925  Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Mar 1998  Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 17
    Buried 16 Mar 1998  Carlsbad Cemetery, 1508 Boyd Drive, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 11, 12, 21, 22, 23
    Notes 
    • As written by:RENA MAE CLARK MITCHELL;from letter dated February 20, 1991 (edited and emended by Ashleigh Mitchell March 2019):

      Rena Mae was born in Slaton, Texas on July 26, 1925, married Herbert
      Burette Mitchell July 29, 1941. They were divorced in 1952 and Rena
      married Gerald Dawson Henderson. They were divorced six months later and
      she and Herbert remarried. They lived together until Herbert died of a
      massive heart attack December 31, 1988 at Lancaster, California. His body
      was shipped to Carlsbad and was buried in the Carlsbad cemetery. He
      worked for USA Potash (Borax) in Carlsbad and Lancaster for 48
      years. He was a hoist man.

      Rena worked for Safeway, Montgomery Wards, Horn Food Store, Clardy's Dairy and Jackson Drug. Rena kept books for Jackson Drug, was a service representative for Blue Cross and worked for the Welfare Department. In California she worked for the local bank and for Continental Telephone.

      Herbert was a member of the First Baptist Church, BPOE Elks #1558, The AM FM #21 Masonic Lodge. He had lung trouble, had surgery on his shoulder from an industrial accident. His back was operated on from a car accident and he also had by-pass surgery on both legs about a year before he died.

      Rena went to school in Slaton and Hobbs, New Mexico. She quit school to marry at age 16. She got her G.E.D. Certification in 1966. She is a member of the First Baptist Church, Lambda Chi Omega Sorority and is Past Officer of the Order of the Eastern Star, The Does, Mother Advisory for the Order of the Rainbow Girls, LOVE ASSEMBLY #42 for five years, President of the Junior Woman's Club, President of the Boron Hospital Axillary. They moved to Boron, California December 25, 1967, and moved to Lancaster, California in 1976, and back to Carlsbad, New Mexico July 29, 1979.

      There were two children, Patricia Ann, and Ashleigh Rene, born of this marriage.
    Person ID I379  Looking Backwards -All Our Relations (Private
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2019 

    Father William Franklin CLARK,   b. 7 Jul 1899, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1971, Boron, Kern County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eula Clara JONES,   b. 27 Jul 1904, Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1977, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Jul 1922  Houston County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 1945 
    Family ID F114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Herbert Burette MITCHELL,   b. 4 Mar 1921, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1988, Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1941  Pecos, Reeves, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1st time
    Divorced Between 1952 and May 1953  Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    • remarried in 1954
    Children 
    +1. P.A. MITCHELL
    +2. A.R. MITCHELL
    Photos 2 Photos
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F112  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 G.D. HENDERSON 
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F1354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart



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