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608. Frank Bedwell was born on 17 Oct 1913 in Washington Parish, Louisiana.682 He died on 12 Mar 1977 in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana.452,682,683 He was buried in Isabel Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Parish, Louisiana.684 He was a machinist.681

Frank Bedwell and Bessie Erline Galloway were married on 12 Nov 1939 in Washington Parish, Louisiana.683 Bessie Erline Galloway683 was born on 2 Feb 1924 in Isabel, Louisiana.683 She died on 20 Dec 2001 in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana.685

Obituary from Bogalusa (LA) Daily News, 21 Dec 2001: "Bessie Erline Galloway Bedwell, 77, a resident of Bogalusa died yesterday in her home. A native of Isabel and resident of Bogalusa, she was a member of Monroe Street Baptist Church. She is survived by eight children, Evelyn Corkern and her husband, Tom of Bogalusa, Frank Doyelas Bedwell and his wife, Dolly of Crossroads, MS, Gillas Faye Manton, Oscar Bedwell, Otis Bedwell and his wife, Louise, Thomas Bedwell and his wife Carole, all of Denham Springs, Ramona Bedwell of Slidell and Phillipp Bedwell and his wife, Pam of Marianna, FL; a sister, Ann Baughman of Poplarville, MS; a brother, David Galloway of Bogalusa; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Bedwell; and a son, William Elijah Bedwell. Visitation will be today at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home from 5-10 p.m. and will tomorrow from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The funeral is tomorrow at Monroe Street Baptist Church at 2 p.m. The Rev. James Broadwater will officiate. Interment will follow in the Isabel Baptist Church Cemetery."
Frank Bedwell and Bessie Erline Galloway had the following children:

1897

i.

Evelyn Erline Bedwell.681

1898

ii.

Frank Doylas Bedwell.681

1899

iii.

Gillas Faye Bedwell.681

1900

iv.

Oscar Levy Bedwell.

1901

v.

Otis Lavon Bedwell.

1902

vi.

William Elijah Bedwell681 died on 12 Dec 2000 in Denham Springs, Louisiana.

Obituaries from The Bogalusa Daily News, Washington parish, La. December 1, 2000 through December 21, 2000 Submitted by Don W. Johnson, Prepared by Carolyn Brumfield Henderson http://searches.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/la/washingt/obits/dec2000.txt
Obituaries for December 13, 2000 William Elijah Bedwell (Died December 12, 2000) BOGALUSA - William Elijah Bedwell, 51, a native of Bogalusa, died yesterday in his home. He was self employed and a resident of Denham Springs, LA. Survivors include his daughter-in-law, TaSha and Christopher Granier; two granddaughters, Gwendolyn and Hannah, all of Denham Springs; his mother, Erline Bedwell of Bogalusa; brothers and sisters, Evelyn Corkern of Bogalusa, Frank "Doyelas" Bedwell of Crossroads, MS, Gillas Faye Manton, Thomas Bedwell, Oscar Bedwell, all of Denham Springs, Otis Bedwell of Satsuma, Ramona Bedwell of Slidell, Phillip Bedwell of Mariana, FL; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. His father, Frank Bedwell, precedes him in death. Visitation will be held at Seals Funeral Home, 1720 South Range Avenue in Denham Springs, at a time to be announced later today. A visitation and burial service will be held at Isabel Baptist Church Friday. Interment will follow in the Isabel Cemetery. Seals Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete at this time.

1903

vii.

Thomas Eugene Bedwell.

1904

viii.

Ramona Dianne Bedwell.

1905

ix.

Phillipp Jeffrey Bedwell.