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MANY BRANCHES OF THE HARRIS TREE IN OUR NECK OF THE WOODS

Oaxie Lela Harris

1903-1998

Burt

IX.  Oaxie Lela Harris

Born: June 17, 1903 in Mineral Wells, Texas

Died: December 2, 1998 in Mineral Wells, Texas

Married: May 2, 1921

Clarence G. Wells

Born: March 29, 1901 in Chickasha, Oklahoma

Died: February 2, 1989 in Mineral Wells, Texas

 

Special interests include family, nurturing African Violets and gardening. Clarence ran an Automobile Dealership in Mineral Wells for many years.

1. Doris Mae Wells (Dot)

Born: June 23, 1922

Married: August 9, 1942

DeWitt Shaw

Born: February 28, 1915

Died: October 29, 1989

Special interests include camping and traveling and family. DeWitt was in the automobile business in Mineral Wells for almost thirty years.

A. Tom Shaw born September 20, 1943. Married Rita Williams on March 22, 1969. Rita was born on April 20, 1946. Tom - CPM Purchasing Agent for the City of Denton. Rita - housewife.

1. Dan Shaw, born April 30, 1976

2. Jill Shaw, born June 11, 1980

B. John Shaw born August 10, 1947. Married Sue Richey on December 17, 1971. Sue was born on December 20, 1947 and works as a Loan Officer. John is a RN and Paramedic.

 

C. Penny Shaw born November 23, 1950. Died on February 10, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. Married Duane Reagan on August 10, 1974. Duane was born on May 19, 1950  - District Customer Service Mgr. Texas Utilities Co. Penny - CPA and Housewife.

1. Russell Reagan born November 29, 1981

2. Cole Reagan born April 8, 1985

3. Scott Reagan born December 4, 1987

2. Clarence Wells, Jr. (Brother)

Born: February 2, 1925

Married: January 25, 1949

Died: 27 Aug 2011

Mary Nell Grainger

Born: June 16, 1928

Owner retail store, Mens's Shoes, Shreveport

A. Byron Thomas Wells born September 16, 1951. Married Carolyn Jean Blakely on February 11, 1989. Carolyn was born on April 7, 1959. Byron is a Doctoral Candidate, University of North Texas.

 

B. Mary Ann Wells born July 2, 1953. Married William Jackson Butt III on May 29, 1976. William was born on April 23, 1950, is a Tax Attorney in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

1. Mary Claire Butt, born April 10, 1981

2. Anna Kathleen Butt, born August 5, 1982

3. William Jackson Butt IV, born June 17, 1985

C. Nancy Elizabeth Wells born April 21, 1962. Married Donald Edward Ivy on May 19, 1984. Donald was born on March 19, 1962.

3. Iris Wells (Sister)

Born: February 2, 1925

Married W. E. Ottomann on April 2, 1943

 

 

Married R. S. Parker on August 16, 1953

 

 

 

Married E. B. Bianchi on November 30, 1963

William Edward Ottomann

Born: Unknown

Killed in action in the Korean War on May 11, 1952

 

Robert S. Parker

Born:

Died: January, 1963

 

Edward B. Bianchi

Born: September 26, 1917

Death: January 4, 2006

 

Special interests are art and children. Hunting and fishing are tops with Edward.

A. William Charles Ottoman Parker born March 20, 1948. Died March 24, 1967. (Killed in an auto accident.

 

B. Martha Sharon Ottoman Parker born August 15, 1950. Married Don Whatley, a Bank Officer, on June 7, 1969.

1. Damon Whatley, born 1974.

2. Amanda born 1977.

C. Kim Parker born April 21, 1955, married Parvin Smith, a musician. Kim is an artist and musician.

1. Shane (age 4 in 1990)

2. Parker (age 3 months in 1990)

D. Priscilla Parker Severn (adopted by Iris), born January 16, 1944.

1. Julie—Age 25

2. Mark—Age 17

3. Robbie—Age 7 and adopted

E. Robert Parker Jr. (adopted by Iris), born December 9, 1946. Died March 17, 1981 in Dallas, Texas.

 

F. Tom Edward Bianchi (stepson), born September 25, 1944. Studying to become a counselor in drug rehab programs. Died October 30, 2009 in Marble Falls, Texas.

 

G. Ann Bianchi (stepdaughter), born April 12, 1952. Married Bryan Lancaster, Manager for Yellow Freight.

1. Brannen Lancaster, age 12

2. Lindsay Lancaster, adopted, age 11

4. Ronald Michael Wells (Mike)

Born: March 17, 1942

Married: November 20, 1965

Nancy Leanne Gordon

Born: July 1, 1944

Mike Wells; Landman, Helicopter pilot for Oil and Gas Company. Nancy; Certificated English teacher, now studying nursing. Special family interests include backpacking and skiing.

A. Penny Lea Wells, born June 1, 1971. Student at NTSU; enjoys the city lights.

 

B. and C. Edward Michael and Jonathan Brockett Wells, born February 1973. High school students. Enjoys bow fishing, hunting and working in their welding shop with dad.

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