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SPLAWN Mary Lola
Female 1912 - 2006

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  • Birth  31 Mar 1912  Linn, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Also Known As  Lola 
    Residence  Between 1916 and 1932  Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Abt 1933  Portland, Clackamas, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Abt 1934  Washington City, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Abt 1935  New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Abt 1950  California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence  Between 1958 and 2006  Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  16 Jul 2006  Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I18427  Brasfield-Brassfield Genealogies
    Last Modified  17 Feb 2015 
     
    Father  SPLAWN Steven Baxter,   b. 08 Nov 1885, Willis, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1951, Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  RUSHING Willie Logan,   b. 09 Aug 1895,   d. 20 May 1970, Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F13692  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Mary Lola Splawn Thursday, July 27, 2006 A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, in East Hill Foursquare Church in Gresham for Mary Lola Splawn, who died July 16 at age 94. Miss Splawn was born March 31, 1912, in Linn, Okla. She was a bookkeeper in New York City before moving to Portland, where she was a clerk for Alameda Pharmacy. Survivors include her sister, Margaret L.; and brothers, Floyd B., Steve B. and Raymond. Remembrances to Providence Medical Center Hospice. Arrangements by Bateman Carroll. ******* Lola was born March 31, 1912, in Linn, Okla., to Steve and Willie Splawn. Her family came to Gresham in 1916. Lola graduated from Gresham Union High School in 1932. Lola had several careers. She worked for the Alameda Pharmacy in Portland. She then moved to Washington, D.C., to become a secretary for the Maritime Commission. Lola also was a bookkeeper for an armored car company in New York City. She returned to Gresham to care for her mother in 1958. Lola was an ordained minister in the Christian church. She ministered to a congregation during the 1950s in California. She was an accomplished organist and pianist who played in church and gave music lessons. Her sisters, Ruth Jones and Edna Thompson, preceded her in death. Survivors include her sister, Margaret Splawn of Gresham; brothers, Floyd Splawn of Sandy, Steve Splawn Jr. of Show Low, Ariz., and Raymond Splawn of Spokane, Wash.; and three generations of nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions can be made to Providence Hospice, the American Cancer Society or the Gresham Historical Society. Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements