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100 years young

May 10, 2009
The Leader Herald

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Flora "Betty" Wemple recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at the Fulton County Residential Health Care Facility. She was born on April 29, 1909, to Bert and Liza Leazer. She was adopted by George and Clara Besaw in 1917. She married Delbert Wemple Sr. on July 8, 1929, and celebrated 43 years of marriage until his death in 1972. She has three sons, Bernard, Delbert Jr. and Bruce Wemple; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She worked at Wemple's Grocery Store, the Mayfield Glove Co. and Britt's departmentment store. She is still involved with the Mayfield Bannertown 50 Plus Senior Club and enjoys playing cards and going places with family and friends.

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Betty Wemple



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