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Dorothy Mae Douglass

Female 1910 - 1986  (75 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Mae Douglass 
    Born 28 Mar 1910  Portland, Shawnee Township, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Jan 1986  Patterson Gardens, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 7 Jan 1986  Wolf Creek Cemetery, Grange Corner, Near Wallace, Indiana, Next To Vernie Tell Clore Her First Husband And Father Of Her Children. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6623  My Genealogy

    Father Walter Melvin Douglass,   b. 30 Sep 1883, New Market, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1952, 3 Cronkhite St, Danville, Vermillion Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mabel Neville Brooks,   b. 13 Sep 1884, Covington, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1963, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1900  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 **Vernie Tell Clore,   b. 24 Dec 1905, Cates, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1948, R. R. Coal Bluff, Clay County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1927  Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Dorothy and Vernie had a stormy relationship at times, however theyloved each other dearly. They seperated three times, but always did"kiss and makeup" as the saying goes.
    Children 
     1. Living Clore
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elijah M. Groves,   b. Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 25 Nov 1949  Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Arby Greenlee,   b. Unknown, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1977, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1961  Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • NEWSPAPER NOTICE: Rockville, Parke County, Indiana Tribune Newspaper
      DOROTHY GREENLEE
      "Entered Into Eternal Rest Friday Jan 3, 1986
      Santa Barbara, Calif.
      Dorothy Clore Greenlee, 75, of Santa Barbara, Calif., and formerly ofParke County, (IN) died at 1 p.m. Friday in Santa Barbara.
      She was born March 28, 1910, in Fountain County (IN) to Walter andMabel Brooks Douglass. Her husband Vernie Clore (of IN.) died in 1948and her third husband Arby Greenlee, died in 1977 (CA). She was alsomarried to Lige Groves (IN). Survivors include three daughters, JoyceElkins, Montezuma, (IN) Joan Adams, Santa Barbara, Calif., and MaryRatliff, Duchesne, Utah, one sister Fern Fleming, La Jolla, Calif.; 16grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild andseveral nieces and nephews. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesdayat Barnes Mortuary with Rev J.O. Trousdale officiating. Burial willbe at Wolf Creek Cemetery. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdayat the funeral home.
      (Parke County Newspaper) Services: Kate Malone organist, Pall Bearerswere family members; Larry Boatman, James Elkins, George Walter,Herman Wall, Edward Wall, Paul Paddock." [Transcribed 10 January2006, SLJuhl (grand-daughter), compiler]

      OBITUARY OF DOROTHY MAE (DOUGLASS) CLORE, GROVES, GREENLEE
      THE DAILY CLINTONIAN NEWSPAPER, CLINTON, VERMILLION COUNTY, INDIANA
      06 JANUARY 1986
      DOROTHY CLORE GREENLEE, 75, of Santa Barbara, Cal. and formally ofParke Co., died at 1 p.m. Friday in Santa Barbara. She was born March28, 1910, in Fountain Co., Ind. to Walter and Mabel (Brooks) Douglass. Her first husband, Vernie Clore, died in 1948. Her second husbandwas Lige Groves. Her third husband Arby Greenlee died in 1977.Survivors include three daughters, Joyce Elkins of Montezuma, JoanAdams of Santa Barbara, Calif. and Mary Ratliff of Duchesne, Utah.One sister, Fern Fleming of LaJolla, Calif. 16 grandchildren, 31 greatgrandchildren, and one great-great grandchild and several nieces andnephews. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Barnes Mortuary(Rockville, IN.) with Rev. J.O. Trusdale officiating. Buriel will beat Wolf Creek Cem. (south of Wallace, IN.). visitation is from 10a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home."
      After Vernie's death, Dorothy Mae Douglass Clore, Married: (2)11-25-1949 to Elijah M. Groves. Married: (3) 1961 to Arby Greenlee inIndianapolis, Indiana who died, Aug. 19, 1977 in California."
      [Transcribed 07 March 2006, SLJuhl (granddaughter), compiler]

      There is a side story: When Dorothy was readied after her death fortransport from Santa Barbara, CA. to Indiana for her funeral andburial, her daughter Joan left California at the same time, andexpected Dorothy in her casket to arrive at the same airport at nearlythe same time in Indianapolis, IN. ; However, when Joan and Joyce(dau.) inquired at the Indianapolis Airport (Joyce drove to pick Joanup at the airport) if Dorothy had arrived on time, she had been lost!Her casket was not transported on the same plane as her daughter hadbeen on. The plane that Dorothy was on had been re-routed to anotherdestination-Canada. It took some time and some tense negotiations,but Dorothy was eventually found, and did arrive on time for herservices that were scheduled for Tuesday morning. Later, from anervous release, the comment was made: "Mother was almost late to herown funeral. And knowing Mother, if she were aware of things, shewould have gotten a laugh out of what happened." [SLJuhl, compiler,07 March 2006]

      "Brooks: 4th Generation:
      DOROTHY MAE DOUGLASS, (B. March 28, 1910 in Fountain Co. Ind. D.January 3, 1986 in Santa Barbara, Calif.) (Married 2 more times afterVernie's death). Married: October 8, 1927 Danville, Ill. to VernieTell Clore, (B. December 24, 1905 Cates, Ind. D. May 12, 1948 ClayCo. Ind.) Both are buried in Wolf Creek Cem. near Grange Corner, Ind. s/o Jesse and Mary Martha Rector Clore. Issue: Mary Winifred, JoyceLorraine, Jack Vern and Joan Lee Clore." Source: From the BrooksFamily Records per Joyce Lorraine Clore Elkins. [Transcribed 10 Jan2006, SLJuhl]
      Please check this: _MDCL: CONC Heart Disease.
    • (Medical):History: Open Heart Surgery-triple bypass, and Arteriosclerotic

  • Sources 
    1. [S1022] Birth Certificate of Dorothy Mae Douglass, 28 Mar 1910 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1023] Death Certificate of Dorothy Mae Douglass, 03 January 1986 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1024] OBITUARY OF DOROTHY MAE DOUGLASS, SLJuhl - granddaughter and compiler, (Name: Rockville Tribune, Parke County, and the Clinton, VermillionCounty, Clintonian Newspapers of Indiana; SLJuhl - granddaughter and compiler, OBITUARY OF DOROTHY MAE DOUGLASS(Rockville Tribune, Parke County, and the Clinton, Vermillion County,Clintonian Newspapers of Indiana), Source Medium: Newspaper Copies are kept in the Clore Records. .).

    4. [S106] Marriage Certificate of Vernie Clore and Dorothy Mae Douglass, 08 October 1927 (Reliability: 3).