Ollie Modena Lewis

19 June 1921–30 October 1996 (Age 75)
Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas, United States

The Life of Ollie Modena

When Ollie Modena Lewis was born on 19 June 1921, in Sulphur Springs, Hopkins, Texas, United States, her father, William Allen Lewis, was 36 and her mother, Linnie May Seale, was 36. She married Raymond Earl Gray on 24 September 1941, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States. She died on 30 October 1996, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Earl Gray
1917–2008
Ollie Modena Lewis
1921–1996
Marriage: 24 September 1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1941
Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    William Lester Lewis

    Male1905–1998Male

    Roy Lee Lewis

    Male1907–1971Male

    Female1910–1991Female

    Hugh J Lewis

    Male1913–Male

    Gertha May Lewis

    Female1915–Female

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 8

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1941

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Modena Gray in entry for Raymond Earl Gray, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Modena Gray, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ollie Modena Gray, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"

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