Leo M. Bearden
- Born: 5 Aug 1890, Georgia
- Marriage: James (Jim) Thomas Rawls on 1 Dec 1920 in Florida
- Died: 17 Jun 1959, Dunnellon, Florida at age 68
- Buried: Dunnelon Memorial Gardens/Rockwell Cemetery, Dunnellon, Marion County, Florida
The 1900 United States Federal Census for Georgia, Cherokee Co., Waleska Township, District 12, page 78A records Leo M. Bearden (Aug 1890) living with her parents William A. (1867-GA-Merchant) and Sarah A. (Nov. 1870) Bearden. Also in the household are children Bertha E. (April 1892), Edna V. (Aug 1894), Auro A. (Dec 1896), and William (Nov 1898).
The 1910 United States Federal Census for Georgia, Cherokee Co., Waleska Village, Harbins Pricinct, District 17, page 115B records Leo M. Bearden (19) living with her parents William A. (42-GA-Merchant) and Sarah A. (39) Bearden on Cartersville Street. Also in the household are children Bertha E. (17), Edna V. (15), Aurora A. (13), Dewey (11), Lillian M. (6), and Francis E. (4). William and Sarah have been married 21 years with 7 children.
The Ocala Star Banner of June 28, 1959:
CARD OF THANKS
The family of Mrs. Leo Bearden Rawls, Dunnellon, wish to express their appreciation to friends for their many kindnesses to her during her recent illness. They also deeply appreciate the many expression of sympathy at the time of her death.
Dunnelon Memorial Gardens/Rockwell Cemetery, Dunnellon, Marion County, Florida
RAWLS, Leo Bearden, b. Aug 05 1890 d. Jun 17 1959, "Sister"
Leo married James (Jim) Thomas Rawls, son of Robert Rawls and Diana Cutchin, on 1 Dec 1920 in Florida. (James (Jim) Thomas Rawls was born on 11 Mar 1867 in Nansemond Co, VA, died on 12 Sep 1950 in Dunnellon, Florida and was buried on 15 Sep 1950 in Poplar Springs Cemetery - New Annex, Franklin, Southampton Co., VA.)