Eason Family Crest EASON FAMILY GROUP SHEET
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Husband's Name:___________________Marcus Ray Stevens, Jr.________________________________________
       When Born: __________29 September 1917___________Where: _______Byhalia, Marshall County, MS.______
       When Died: ______________ ______________________Where: ________________ ____________________
       When Buried: ____________ ______________________Where: ____Olive Branch, DeSoto County, MS._____
       When Married: _______25 June 1944________________Where: _________ ___________________________
    Other Wives: ________ ________________________________________________________________________
       His Father: ___________Marcus Ray Stevens__________His Mother's Maiden Name: _Elizabeth (Bessie) Eason_

Wife's Name:_________Mary Elizabeth Dickson______________________________________________________
       When Born: ___________8 October 1921_____________Where: _____Biggers, Randolph County, AR._______
       When Died: _________________ ___________________Where: __________________ __________________
       When Buried: _________________ _________________Where: __________________ __________________
    Other Husbands: _____________ ________________________________________________________________
       Her Father: ________James Sherrel Dickson___________Her Mother's Maiden Name: ____Helen McCrary____
 Children
In order of birth
When Born
Day/Month/Year
Where Born                   State or
Town or Twp    County     Country
Spouse
1 Jean Elizabeth 5 Feb. 1946MemphisShelbyTNDon Lawrence Lee
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Ray attended high school in Byhalia. He attended Mississippi State for one year before signing up for service in WWII.
He served in Panama from 1941 to 1945. He and his wife operated a General Store in Watson for 31 years. Ray is an
Elder in the Methodist Church and serves as a Sunday School teacher. He farms the home place at Watson.
Mary Elizabeth attended school in Memphis and graduated from Olice Branch High School. Prior to her marriage she
worked for a short time for Mills Morris in Memphis. During the war she became an employee of Fischer Aircraft in
Memphis, building war planes.

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