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Thelma Rose John

Thelma Rose John

Female 1897 - 1980  (82 years)

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  • Photos
    John, Thelma Rose  (1897-1980), & Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943), & Margaret Teresa John (1902-1926)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980), & Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943), & Margaret Teresa John (1902-1926)
    Group photo was taken in Chambersburg, PA, about 1907. Included (L-R, at back) are Thelma Rose John Forney & Mary Elizabeth John Walter. Included (in front) is Margaret Teresa John Leeper. This picture came from the Pogue/ John Collection by George and Becky Leeper.
    John, George Paul, I (1873-1934) &  Margaret Elizabeth 'Maggie' Pogue (1873-1939) &  Thelma Rose John (1897-1980) &  Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943) & Margaret Theresa John (1902-1926) &  George Paul John, II (1909-1984) & Charles John (1912-1980)
    John, George Paul, I (1873-1934) & Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Pogue (1873-1939) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980) & Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943) & Margaret Theresa John (1902-1926) & George Paul John, II (1909-1984) & Charles John (1912-1980)
    Group photo was taken in Chambersburg, PA, about 1913, and came from the Pogue/ John Collection by George and Becky Leeper. Included (L-R, back row) are Charles John & Margaret Elizabeth “Maggie” Pogue John & Mary Elizabeth John Walter & George Paul John I & Thelma Rose John Forney. Included (L-R, front row) are George Paul John II & Margaret Theresa John Leeper.
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980)
    Individual photo of Thelma Rose John Forney, which was taken in Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA, came from the Pogue/ John Collection by George and Becky Leeper. On the back of the photo is written, "They cut off my hat." It is signed, "Aunt Thelma," who indeed did love hats.
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Thelma 'Corrine'  Forney (1918-1920)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Thelma "Corrine" Forney (1918-1920)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Thelma "Corrine" Forney & Thelma Rose John Forney was taken in Chambersburg, PA, in 1918. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Thelma 'Corrine' Forney (1918-1920)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Thelma "Corrine" Forney (1918-1920)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Thelma "Corrine" Forney & Thelma Rose John Forney was taken in Chambersburg, PA, in 1918. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney. Restoration of the photo was done by Susan Yvette Todd Barbour.
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) &  Thelma 'Corrine' Forney (1918-1920)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Thelma "Corrine" Forney (1918-1920)
    2-Persons photo of Thelma Rose John Forney holding Thelma "Corrine" Forney was taken in Chambersburg, PA, in 1919. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Fredric John Forney (1920-1973)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Fredric John Forney (1920-1973)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Thelma Rose John Forney & Fredric John Forney was taken in Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA, in 1921. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Fredric John Forney (1920-1973)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Fredric John Forney (1920-1973)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Thelma Rose John Forney & Fredric John Forney was taken in Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA, in 1922. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    Walter, Clarence George 'Bud' (1919-2003) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980) & Fredric John Forney (1920-1973) & John Andrew 'Jack' Walter (1921-1991) & Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943) & Mildred Etta 'Middy' Walter (1918-2005)
    Walter, Clarence George "Bud" (1919-2003) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980) & Fredric John Forney (1920-1973) & John Andrew "Jack" Walter (1921-1991) & Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943) & Mildred Etta "Middy" Walter (1918-2005)
    Group photo was taken 1923-1924 and came from the Pogue/ John Collection by George and Becky Leeper. Included (L-R, front row) are Clarence George "Bud" Walter & Thelma Rose John Forney & Fredric John Forney. Included in the back row are John Andrew "Jack" Walter & Mary Elizabeth John Walter & Mildred Etta "Middy" Walter Pierce & unidentified woman.
    Forney, Fredric John (1920-1973) & Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943) & Clarence Conrad 'Cap' Walter (1897-1948) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980) & George Samuel Leeper (1926-2019)
    Forney, Fredric John (1920-1973) & Mary Elizabeth John (1896-1943) & Clarence Conrad "Cap" Walter (1897-1948) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980) & George Samuel Leeper (1926-2019)
    Group/ Automobile photo was taken in Chambersburg, PA, about 1940, and came from the Pogue/ John Collection by George and Becky Leeper. Included (L-R, standing) are Fredric John Forney & Mary Elizabeth John Walters & Clarence Conrad "Cap" Walter & Thelma Rose John Forney. In front is George Samuel Leeper.
    Forney, Donald Disert (1891-1976) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    Forney, Donald Disert (1891-1976) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Donald Disert Forney & Thelma Rose John Forney came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    John, Thelma Rose   (1897-1980)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980)
    Individual photo of Thelma Rose John Forney was taken in Lakeland, FL. This picture came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Donald Disert Forney (1891-1976)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980) & Donald Disert Forney (1891-1976)
    2-Persons photo of (L-R) Thelma Rose John Forney & Donald Disert Forney came from the Barton/ Forney Collection by Betty Colleen Barton Forney & Fredric John Forney.
    Forney, Donald Disert (1891-1976) &  Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    Forney, Donald Disert (1891-1976) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    2-Persons photo (L-R) of Donald Disert Forney and Thelma Rose John Forney was taken in a Florida orange grove in the 1960's. This photo is a part of the album "Men Conquering Trees."

    Documents
    Forney, Donald Disert & Thelma Rose John: Marriage License of Donald Disert Forney(1891-1976) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    Forney, Donald Disert & Thelma Rose John: Marriage License of Donald Disert Forney(1891-1976) & Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    Marriage license of Donald Disert Forney & Thelma Rose John Forney was provided by Betty Barton Forney.
    John, Thelma Rose: Obituary of Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    John, Thelma Rose: Obituary of Thelma Rose John (1897-1980)
    Obituary of Thelma Rose John Forney was provided by Betty Barton Forney, & George & Becky Leeper.

    Headstones
    John,  Thelma Rose (1897-1980)
    John, Thelma Rose (1897-1980)
    Thelma Rose John Forney (1897-1980); Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA, USA. Photo was taken by David R. Clark, M.D. Thanks to Lucius Cale "Prince Louie" Hethington of SC and Mrs. Louise Kennedy with Norland Cemetery for help in locating this headstone.

  • Name Thelma Rose John 
    Born 26 Dec 1897  Chambersburg, Guilford Twp., Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Sep 1980  Lakeland, Polk Co., FL: burial: Norland Cem., Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I0009  forneyclark
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2022 

    Father George Paul John, I,   b. 22 Sep 1873, PA; lived in Chambersburg, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, PA; burial: Norland Cem., Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Margaret Elizabeth "Maggie" Pogue,   b. 1873, lived in Chambersburg, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, Burial: Norland Cem., Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F0014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Donald Disert Forney,   b. 21 Jan 1891, Chambersburg, Guilford Twp., Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1976, Lakeland, Polk Co., FL; burial: Norland Cem., Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1916 
    Children 
     1. Thelma "Corrine" Forney,   b. 29 Sep 1918,   d. 17 Sep 1920, Chambersburg, PA; burial: Norland Cem., Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Fredric John Forney,   b. 23 Sep 1920, Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA; grew up in Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1973, Lafayette,Tippecanoe Co.,IN;burial: Myrtle Hill Cem.,Tampa,Hillsborough Co.,FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F0010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Source:
      Obituary:
      Thelma Rose John Forney's Obituary:
      Mrs Thelma J. Forney, 82, 1054 Clearview Ave., Lakeland, FL., formerly of Chambersburg, PA, died at 11 AM, Sept., 11, 1980, in the Presbyterian Nursing Home, Lakeland, FL.
      Born in Chambersburg Dec. 26, 1897, she was the daughter of the late George and Margaret Pogue John. Her husband, Donald D. Forney, died Aug. 19, 1976.
      She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lakeland, FL.
      Surviving are three grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and two brothers: George Paul John, New York, NY, and Charles Pogue John, R.R. 1, Fayetteville, PA.
      Graveside services will be held Sunday at 2 PM at the Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg, PA, with the Rev. Charles M. Heaps officiating.
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      Source:
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176802052/thelma-rose-forney
      Created by: Atwood James Shupp
      Added: 27 Feb 2017
      Find a Grave Memorial ID: 176802052
      Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/176802052/thelma-rose-forney: accessed 22 August 2022), memorial page for Thelma Rose John Forney (26 Dec 1897–11 Sep 1980), Find a Grave Memorial ID 176802052, citing Norland Cemetery, Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Atwood James Shupp (contributor 48087741).

      Thelma Rose John Forney
      BIRTH
      26 Dec 1897
      Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
      DEATH
      11 Sep 1980 (aged 82)
      Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
      BURIAL
      Norland Cemetery
      Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA Show Map
      MEMORIAL ID
      176802052 · View Source

      Thelma was the daughter of George Paul John (1873-1934) and Margaret (Pogue) John (1873-1939). She was married over 50 years to Donald Disert Forey (1891-1976).

      They were married in Chambersburg, PA. They resided for more than 30 years in Washington, DC where Donald was employed by the Navy Department.

      The Forneys also lived a short time in Buffalo, NY during World War II, where Mr. Forney was in charge of the US Government work at the Spencer Lens Company.

      They had a son Fred Forney, Retired USN chaplain who was married to Betty and living in Tampa Florida. They have three grandchildren.

      Donald and Thelma belonged to the First Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida. Their 50th Wedding Anniversary was celebrated at that church.

      Family Members
      Spouse
      Donald Forney
      Donald Disert Forney
      1891-1976
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  • Sources 
    1. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 5, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: May 11, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.111.5.78749.146.



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