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2778. Etcyle DeWitt HADEN was born on 28 March 1909.1200 He died on 5 May 1976 at the age of 67 in Ava, Douglas County, Missouri.

Etcyle DeWitt HADEN and Thelma Elline OSBURN were married on 8 January 1931 in Ava, Douglas County, Missouri.1200,1248 Thelma Elline OSBURN1249 was born on 30 September 1909.1200 She died on 6 February 1999 at the age of 89 in Ava, Douglas County, Missouri.

Thelma and Etcyle's children are Walter Darrell, Kathryn, James Loren and Verita Fern Haden. Thelma married the second time Walter Yates.

Thelma Haden Yates, 89
Thelma Haden Yates died at 12:50 p.m. Feb. 6,1999, in Balanced Dare, Republic, Missouri, after a long illness.
Thelma Eleline ( Osburn ) Haden Yates was born Sept. 30, 1909, near Smallett, Missouri. The accident deaths of her parent, James Madison Osburn and Ada ( Andrews ) Osburn, had by 1917, left her orphaned at age eight. She was reared by her Uncle Clarence and Aunt Mertie ( Turner ) Osburn, near Smallett, Missouri. She graduated from Walnut Grove Grade School and attended Walnut Grove Job High School. She worked for a Bradley family in Springfield for a time. On Jan. 8, 1931, she married Etcyle DeWitt Haden in Ava, Missouri, with Justice of the Peace Burl Davis performing the ceremony.
She was Wife, mother of four, and housekeeper/ gardener on two farms, the first on Sprinkcreek near the General Baptist Church from 1932 until 1940, and the second at the present location of Bucks and Spurs Lodge between Smallett and Rome.
Mrs. Haden and her husband operated a food concession at farm auctions during the 1940's. After their move to Ava in 1957, Mrs. Haden prepared and served meals at weekly meeting of the Lions Club and other service organization. Nine years after Mr. Haden death in 1976, Mrs. Haden married Walter Yates of Ava. He proceeded her in death also. From 1988 until her death she made her home in Springfirld and Republic.
She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Ava. For 40 years she sang alto for the Haden Quartet.
She was a longtime member of the Douglas County Democrats Organization. She served for many years as an election judge at polling places in Campbell and Benton Townships.
Mrs. Haden - Yates is survived by an only sister, Mrs. Raymond ( Carriel ) Sellers, Smallett, Missouri ; a son Walter Darrell and his wife Betty Jean ( Ellie ) Haden, South Fulton, Tennessee ; a daughter , Kathryn Jean ( Haden) Hamilton, Spanaway, Washington ; a son James Loren and his wife Delveta (Day) Haden, Springfield, Missouri : a daughter, Venita Fern (Haden) Day and her husband , Leo Smith Day, Springfield, Missouri ; 14 grandchildren : 17 great - grandchildren : a great - great - grandchild ; eight nieces and nephews ; several half - aunts in Washington and Oregon ; a brother - in - law, Raymond Sellers, Smallett, Missouri ; her sister - in - law, Grace ( Holt) Haden, Ava, Missouri ;and many cousins and close friends.
A part of her life in the 1930s and 1940s was the subject of an article in the November 1997, " Ozark Mountaineer".
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Febuary 9, 1999, in Clinkingbeard Funeral Home , Ava, with the Reverends Marvin Wray and Tom Johnson officiating. Burial in Ava Cemetery. #46120784

Etcyle DeWitt HADEN and Thelma Elline OSBURN had the following children:



Walter Darrell HADEN.



Kathryn Jean HADEN was born on 28 June 1932.1200



James Loren HADEN was born on 7 December 1934.1200

Wife's name was Delveta. Lived in Springfield, MO in 2015.



Venita Fern HADEN was born on 26 February 1938.1200

Married Leo Day.