Athens, Lelia B. (Tarrant) (May 3, 1911 - January 4, 2002)
Lelia B. Athens
Douglas Budget - January 9, 2002Graveside services and interment for Lelia B. Athens, 90, were held Jan. 8 at Douglas Park Cemetery with Pastor Frank Wiederrecht officiating.
Ms. Athens died Jan. 4 at Michael Manor in Douglas. She was born May 3, 1911, in Creighton, Neb., to Gilbert and Addie (Stults) Tarrant.
Lelia moved with her family at an early age to Wyoming, and they homesteaded north of Douglas in the Walker Creek area. She was reared and educated at country schools.
She married Raymond Hinckley, then John Anderson. Both marriages ended in divorce.
She worked at Skelly Big Wheel for many years as a waitress. She spent her retirement years in Douglas and resided at Michael Manor at the time of her death.
She is survived by her adopted daughter, Linda Weber of Buffalo; daughter-in-law Wanda Schirmer of Douglas; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her son Jimmy Hinckley, two sisters ad two brothers.
Converse Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.