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 IRWIN BOBO


[LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] LESTER IRWIN BOBO, b 1 Jan 1909 (Reno, NV), O (Aerospace, Preacher, Business), L 1993 (Manti, UT), d 1 Dec 1996 (Manti, UT), bur Orangeville City Cem (Orangeville, UT); m1 OPAL MAY ALFORD 1 Apr 1928, div [b 25 May 1912 (Buffalo, MO), L 1993 (Morongo Valley, CA), d 7 Jan 2002 (Morongo Valley, San Bernardino Co., CA), bur Olivewood cem (Riverside, CA)]; m2 ALICE STEVENS, div, (her m3 to Hickok, L 1993 (Collinsville, OK); m3 MARY ELLEN McCANCE 29 Mar 1966 [b 16 Apr 1927 (Cheyenne Wells, CO)], div; m4 PHILLIS JEAN BRONSON 19 Nov 1977 (Yucca Valley, CA)

1st Marriage: Lester & Opal (Alford) Bobo; Dorla, Thena & Irwin.

3rd Marriage: Lester & Phyllis Bobo 1994

   "Lester Irwin Bobo, 86, died Dec. 1 at his home in Manti, Utah. Interment was in Orangeville Cemetery, Orangeville, Utah. Mr. Bobo was born in Reno, Nevada and moved to Morongo Valley in 1944. As one of the settling families he assisted Postmaster, Valentine McCracken in setting up the first post office in Morongo Valley. He served as a Boy Scout leader, counselor in Sunday School and bishopric, Ward Clerk and was building supervisor of chapels built in and around Yucca Valley. Mr. Bobo was a supervisor during World War II at Rohr and Douglas Aircraft Plants and served as a secret guard in the plants during the war. He was good in optical tooling and invented many tools to speed up production but never got a patent on any of them. Mr. Bobo is survived by his wife, Phyllis Bobo of Manti, Utah; daughters, Dorla Mae Nelson of Southfork, Colo., Thena Jeannette Adams of Morongo Valley and Tammie Michelle Horn of Banning; and son John Allen Bobo of West Valley, Utah. [Hi Desert Star, 31 Jan 1996]"

   "OPAL MAY HODGES, a native of Missouri, a 77-year resident of California and 57-year resident of Morongo Valley, died at home on Jan. 7, 2002. She was 89 years old. She was born to Robert James Alford and Maude Alva Simmons Alford on May 25, 1912. Mrs. Hodges was a homemaker. She was a past member of Assembly of God in Joshua Tree and a current member of Lighthouse Christian Center. A charter member of the Woman's Club of Morongo Valley and Golden H Club, she had served as past chaplain with both organizations. She enjoyed singing, attending church, reading and spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by daughters DORLA NELSON of South Fork, Colo., THENA ADAMS of Mornongo Valley and La Vonda Wormington of Joshua Tree, son Rusty Hodges of Victorville, sister Thena Mummy of Fontana, 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be at Wiefels & Son Chapel in Yucca Valley . . .interment will be at Olivewood Cemetery in Riverside."

children:

1F   DORLA MAE, b 8 May 1930 (Los Angeles, CA) [by m1]

2M   LESTER IRWIN, b 12 Jul 1932 (Riverside, CA), d 16 Jul 1943 (near Nuevo, CA), bur Olivewood Cem

3F   THENA J., b 15 Feb 1934 (Riverside, CA)

0M   CLAYTON E. BOBO II, b 21 Aug 1958 (Tampa, Hillsboro Co., FL)

0F   SHARON STEVENS, b 16 Dec 1943 (Adopted by Lester in 1956) [Alice's m1]

0M   ROBERT JAMES STEVENS, b 5 Nov 1945 (Adopted by Lester in 1956)

0M   MICHAEL WAYNE STEVENS, b 18 May 1949 (Adopted by Lester in 1956)

4M   JOHN ALLEN, b 16 Apr 1960 (Riverside, CA) [by m2]

5F   TAMMI MICHELE, b 13 Dec 1965 (Yucca Valley, CA) [by m3]



   "Funeral services were held this afternoon at the E. H. Preston chapel for LESTER IRWIN BOBO, Jr., 11-year-old boy who was accidentally shot on a ranch near Nuevo Friday. He and his parents, of Bellflower, were making a visit at the ranch. The lad and his cousin were playing at the Ben Archibeck place when they discovered a shotgun. It went off and the shot entered the boy's side. He was rushed to Perris in the family car, but no doctor was available and he died before he could be taken to a hospital. Coroner Ben F. White has signed the death out as accidental.


   "Sisters of the boy are DORLA MAE and THENA GEANNETTE BOBO of Bellflower. His grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Allen H. Bobo and Mr. & Mrs. R. J. Alford, all live in Riverside, and the Bellflower family also lived here formerly. Uncles and aunts include Mrs. Vera Strohmeier, Mrs. Mary Addleman, Bert and Earl Alford, all of Riverside; Lester Alford, Lompoc; Herbert, Ernest & Otto Bobo and Mrs. Bertha Johnson, all of Los Angeles, Mrs. Rowena Hull of Covina, and Mrs. Fern Archibeck of Hemet. Reverend Dorsey officiated at the Rites and interment was in Olivewood cemeter."



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[DORLA M-8 (1930), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] DORLA MAE BOBO, b 8 May 1930 (Los Angeles, CA), L 1993 (South Fork, CO), O (Office Manager - Forestry Service); m ROBERT KENT NELSON 11 Feb 1950 [b 11 Dec 1928 (Banning, CA), O (Forestry Service)], Children:


1M   ROBERT KENT, b 26 Nov 1950 (Redlands, CA)

2F   THENA RAE, b 28 Mar 1952 (Banning, CA)

3M   ALFRED GUY, b 23 Oct 1953 (Banning, CA)

4M   JON PAUL, b 17 Apr 1955 (Banning, CA)



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[R. KENT NELSON-9 (1950), DORLA M-8 (1930), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] ROBERT KENT NELSON, b 26 Nov 1950 (Redlands, CA), O (Contractor); m LAURIE DIANE MOSS 29 Jan 1971, Children:


1M   AARON SHANE, b 17 Nov 1971 (Sierra Vista, AZ)

2F   STEPHANIE AMBER, b 18 May 1975 (Banning, CA)

3M   CAMERON KENT, b 28 Aug 1984 (Banning, CA)



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[THENA R. NELSON-9 (1952), DORLA M-8 (1930), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] THENA RAE NELSON, b 28 Mar 1952 (Banning, CA) ; m1 KONRAD EDDI PRAGER 18 Jan 1969, div 1974 [b 27 Feb 1950 (West Germany), husband has custody]; m2 RANDY GRIFFITH 23 Aug 1975, div 1981 [b 29 Jan 1947 (Gouverneur, NY)], Children:


1M   ROBERT ERICH, b 18 Jul 1969 (Banning, CA) [by m1]

2F   KIMBERLY JOY, b 21 Jul 1971 (Banning, CA)

3M   GORDON NELSON, b 15 May 1977 (Gouverneur, NY) [by m2]

4F   RAELYNN NICOLE, b 6 Jan 1980 (Gouverneur, NY)



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[KIMBERLY J. PRAGER-10 (1971), THENA R. NELSON-9 (1952), DORLA M-8 (1930), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] KIMBERLY JOY PRAGER, b 21 Jul 1971 (Banning, CA); m JORDAN SHANE YEASLEY 20 Jan 1991, Children:


1M   JORDAN SHANE, b 1 Jan 1993 (Palm Springs, CA)



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[A. GUY NELSON-9 (1953), DORLA M-8 (1930), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] ALFRED GUY NELSON, b 23 Oct 1953 (Banning, CA), L (AL); m TERESA LEE STANDRIDGE 29 Jun 1973 [b 16 Nov 1955 (Tulsa, OK)], Children:


1F   BECKIE LEE, b 26 Apr 1974 (Banning, CA)

2M   BRIAN GUY, b 5 Apr 1976 (Banning, CA)

3M   CHRISTOPHER SCOTT, b 12 Feb 1980 (Hemet, CA)

4M   SHAUN PAUL, b 8 Oct 1981 (Hemet, CA)



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[JON P. NELSON-9 (1955), DORLA M-8 (1930), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] JON PAUL NELSON, b 17 Apr 1955 (Banning, CA); m VALOREE ELIZABETH GARNER 20 Nov 1976, div 1990 [b 7 Oct 1961 (Banning, CA)], Children:


1F   MELISSA B ETH, b 3 Jul 1977 (Redlands, CA)

2F   MICHELLE RAE, b 3 Jul 1977 (Redlands, CA)

3F   JESSICA MARIE THOMPSON, b 17 Aug 1990 (Banning, CA)



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[THENA J-8 (1932), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] THENA JEANETTE BOBO, b abt 1932, L 1993 (Morongo, CA); m1 HODGES, m2 ERNEST GRAY ADAMS, [Military (USMC, 20 yrs, ret'd), d 3 Feb 1992 (Oceanside, CA)] Children:


1M   RAGEN LEE, b 23 Jan 1955 (Chula Vista, CA) [by m1]

2F   DORLA ANN, b 20 May 1958

3M   ERNEST GRAY III, b 14 Feb 1970 (Banning, CA) [by m2]

4F   CANDACE JENNETTE, b 14 Feb 1970 (Banning, CA)


First Cousins in 2006: Robbie Addleman (1936), Thena (Bobo) Hodges (1934) & David Addleman (1935).

[Note: ' Thena J.' also makes many arts-and-crafts handbags, caps & other interesting items out of her home.
She can be reached at her home phone 760-363-6182.]


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[REGEN L. HODGES-9 (1955), THENA J-8, LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] RAGEN LEE HODGES, b 23 Jan 1955 (Chula Vista, CA), Military (Air Force, Germany), O (drywall), Disabled "has leukemia;" m PEGGY ANN LANE (Germany) ca 1976 [dau Eugene & Henrietta Ellsworth], Children:


1F   FELICIA LYNN, b 13 Aug 1976 (Kellogg, ID)

2F   SHERRY, b 23 Sep 1982 (Palm Springs, CA)



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[DORLA A. HODGES-9 (1958), THENA J-8, LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] DORLA ANN HODGES, b 20 May 1958, L (Hesperia, CA, 2010 MT); m KENNEY THORNTON 15 Nov 1980 (Morongo Valley, CA) [b 27 Oct 1953, O (earth mover for San Bernardino County)], Children:


1M   LAWRENCE LEE HODGES, b 25 Oct 1976 (Banning, CA) [Dorla's son]

2F   THENA RENEA, b 16 Jan 1983 (Palm Springs, CA)


Note: Thena Renea Thornton wrote: "Grandma is doing well we will be out to see her this summer. My family as well as my mother and aunt Candi are living in Montana. I will send photos shortly so good to get to know a new family member."

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[ERNEST G-9 (1970), THENA J-8, LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] ERNEST GRAY III, b 14 Feb 1970 (Banning, CA); m unk, children:

1F ALEXIS ISABELLA, b 17 July 1995

2F ASHLEIGH MADISON, b 7 Dec 1997


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[CANDACE J. ADAMS-9 (1970), THENA J-8, LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] CANDACE JENNETTE ADAMS, b 14 Feb 1970 (Banning, CA); m JEREMY FREYENHAGEN 29 May 1990 (Morongo Valley, CA) [b 15 Feb 1971 (MT)], Children:


1F   JACQUELINE JEANNETTE, b 1 Aug 1989 (Twenty-Nine Palms, CA)

2F   ARIEL CHRISTINE, b 3 Feb 1992 (Banning, CA)

3M JOSHUA DAVID, b 25 Aug 1995


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[CLAYTON E-9 (1958), CLAYTON E-8 (1927), ERNEST K. BOBO-7 (1906), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] CLAYTON EUGENE BOBO II, b 21 Aug 1958 (Tampa, Hillsboro Co., FL), son Clayton & Catherine Bobo (later Adopted by his uncle Lester I. & Alice Bobo), Military (Army), O (Construction), L 1993 (Tulsa, OK); m1 JENNY MITCHELL, div; sig other-2 VICKIE SHUETTE, Children:


1M   CLAYTON EUGENE III, b 22 Nov 1983, d 8 Apr 1984 [by m1]

2F   TANIESHA ALYCE, b 24 May 1989 [by sig other-2]

3F   SHAYLYN LACE, b 24 Aug 1990

4F   AMBER NICHOLE, b 29 Nov 1991



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[JOHN A-8 (1960), LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] JOHN ALLEN BOBO, b 16 Apr 1960 (Riverside, CA), son Lester & Alice Bobo, Military (1981-1989, National Guard), O (Electronics Technician), L (1985 (OR) & 1993 (Salt Lake City, UT)); m PATRICIA JEAN LISTER [b 26 Aug 1960 (Longview, WA), dau Paul Marion & Clarabelle Laurane (Hansen) Lister], Children:


1M   DAVID BOYD, b 26 Apr 1989 (West Valley, Salt Lake Co., UT)

2M   AARON JOHN, b 12 May 1992 (West Valley, UT)



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[TAMMI M-8, LESTER I. BOBO-7 (1909), ALLEN HARGIS-6 (1863), ALLEN HOLT BOBO-5 (1819), WILLIS-4 (1782), SAMPSON-3 (1737), SPENSER-2 (ca 1705), GABRIEL BOBO-1] TAMMI MICHELE BOBO, b 13 Dec 1965 (Yucca Valley, San Bernardino Co., CA) dau Lester I. & Marry Ellen (McCance) Bobo; m JEFFREY ALLEN HORN 15 Nov 1986 (Cherry Valley, Riverside Co., CA) [b 11 Apr 1962 (Banning, CA), son Charles Allen & Yvonne Jean (Walker) Horn], Children:


1M   JEFFREY ALLEN II, b 5 Jan 1983 (Banning, Riverside Co., CA)

2M   CAMERON ZACKARIUS, b 17 Jul 1988 (Redlands, San Bernardino Co., CA)

3F   KENDRA MILAN, b 28 Nov 1989 (Redlands, CA)


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