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5518. James Oacus Bedwell492 was born on 18 Nov 1903 in Kentucky.452,492 He died on 29 Aug 1992 in Paducah, McCracken County, Kentucky.452,492,1885 He was buried in Murray Memorial Gardens, Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky.492

• 1930 Census for Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan shows Lubie Bedwell, 33, an assembler in an auto factory; Floy, 31, his wife of 12 years, also an assembler in an auto factory; Robielyn, 10; and Oacus, 26, an assembler in an auto factory. They are living as boarders in the home of Noah and Ethel Jones.

James Oacus Bedwell and Pawnee Burchett were married on 11 Sep 1937.492 Pawnee Burchett was born on 12 Apr 1912.492 She died on 16 Dec 2003 in Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky.452

• Obituary from Benton (Kentucky) Tribune-Courier, Dec 24, 2003:

"Pawnee Bedwell

Services for Pawnee Bedwell, 91, of Murray were Friday, Dec. 19, 2003 at Churchill-Imes Family Funeral Home. The Rev. Randy Lowe officiated. Burial followed at Murray Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Bedwell died at 4:44 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 at Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital. She was a member of Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church, founding member of Wadesboro Homemakers Club and recently awarded a 50 year certificate of membership from Purchase Area Homemakers. Survivors include: her daughter, Sandra Wood of Island; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Ocus Bedwell, and her brothers, Clinton and Bloy Burchett. Her parents were Lee and Florence Thweatt Burchett. Memorial contributions can be made to Oak Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church."