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Leta Hazel (Cline) Thompson

Leta (Cline) Thompson with an unidentified man.

Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore.
Leta (Cline) Thompson with an unidentified man.
Photo courtesy of Martin Sizemore


Funeral Service Folder:

LETA HAZEL THOMPSON

Date of Birth: Feb. 3, 1903

Date of Death: Feb. 12, 1992

Services Held Saturday, February 15, 1992, 2:00 p.m.

Christian Church - Protection, Ks.

Minister - Barry Walker

Organist - Mrs. Marlene Woolfolk

Singers - Charolette & Sherry Cook

Songs - "Just a Closer Walk with Thee," "How Great Thou Art"

Sign Language by Jeff Vann

Pallbearers - Kevin Vann, William Schultz, Perry Cook, Merlyn Maas, Sammy McCleary, Donnie Moore, Ronnie Smith.

Interment - Protection Cemetery - Protection, Ks.

Arrangements by Hatfield-Prusa Funeral Home, Coldwater, Ks.


Five Generations: Lucy (Allen) Metzker & her descendants. Left to right:  Marguerite (Thompson) Hughes holding baby, Minerva (Metzker) Cline, Leta (Cline) Thompson. Lucy (Allen) Metzker sits in front.
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
Five Generations: Lucy (Allen) Metzker & her descendants.
Marguerite (Thompson) Hughes holding baby, Minerva (Metzker) Cline, Leta (Cline) Thompson.
Lucy (Allen) Metzker sits in front.
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

Minerva Cline, with (I assume) Leta and Kenneth Cline,  probably in Evansville, Indiana.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
Minerva Cline, with (I assume) Leta and Kenneth Cline, probably in Evansville, Indiana
Photo & comment courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

Dad's handwritten note says this is Leta, Kenneth and Fred Cline.  I don't know what relation Fred is.  I'm pretty sure this is in Evansville, Indiana.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
Leta, Kenneth and Fred Cline, probably in Evansville, Indiana
"Dad's handwritten note says this is Leta, Kenneth and Fred Cline. I don't know what relation Fred is."
Photo & comment courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

Back:  Hueston and Leta Cline.  Front:  Kenneth, Allen and Edith Cline. Comanche County, Kansas.  

Allen was the first child of J.M. and Minerva Cline to be born in Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
Back: Hueston and Leta Cline. Front: Kenneth, Allen and Edith Cline, Comanche County, Kansas.
Allen was the first child of J.M. and Minerva Cline to be born in Kansas.
Photo & comment courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

Three kids with pups,  probably Kenneth, Leta and Edith Cline.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
Three kids with pups, probably Kenneth, Leta and Edith Cline.
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

(Probably) Hueston, Edith, Leta and Kenneth Cline.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
(Probably) Hueston, Edith, Leta and Kenneth Cline.
Photo & comment courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

Four children in a carriage.</b><BR> Probably Kenneth, Edith, Hueston and Leta Cline, Comanche County Kansas.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
Four children in a carriage.
Probably Kenneth, Edith, Hueston and Leta Cline, Comanche County Kansas.
Photo and comment courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

J.M. and Minerva Cline family, circa 1920.
 
Back:  Frances, Allen, Hueston, Hueston's wife Jess, Edith.
 
Middle:  Leta's husband Edson Thompson, Leta Thompson (holding Marguerite), J.M. Cline, Minerva Cline, Kenneth.
 
Front:  LeeRoy, Raymond, Jessie, Junior (J.R.).

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
J.M. and Minerva Cline family, circa 1920.
Back: Frances, Allen, Hueston, Hueston's wife Jess, Edith.
Middle: Leta's husband Edson Thompson, Leta Thompson (holding Marguerite), James Marion "Jim" Cline, Minerva Cline, Kenneth.
Front: LeeRoy, Raymond, Jessie, Junior (J.R.).
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.

J.M. and Minerva Cline family photo on their 50th wedding anniversary, June 25, 1950.
 
Back:  Jessie, Leta, Allen, Raymond, Kenneth, Heuston, Frances, Junior (J.R.).
 
Front:  LeeRoy, Mrs. Cline, Mr. Cline, Edith.

Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.
J.M. and Minerva Cline family photo on their 50th wedding anniversary, June 25, 1950.
Back: Jessie, Leta, Allen, Raymond, Kenneth, Heuston, Frances, Junior (J.R.).
Front: LeeRoy, Minerva (Metzker) Cline, James Marion "Jim" Cline, Edith.
Photo courtesy of Rhonda (Cline) Nickel.


Birth Order Listing of the Children of
James Marion & Minerva Frances (Metzker) Cline

1.  Hueston Cline
2.  Owen Cline (died as an infant)
3.  Leta Hazel (Cline) Thompson
4.  James Kenneth Cline
5.  Edith Marguerite (Cline) Martin
6.  Allen Leighton Cline
7.  Frances Georgia (Cline) Burkhall
8.  Frederick Lee Roy Cline
9.  Raymond Everett Cline
10.  James Russell Cline
11.  Jessie (Cline) Robertson


Also see:

James Marion & Minerva Frances (Metzker) Cline

"Mrs. J.M. Cline Has Made Many Hundreds of Beautiful Quilts", news clipping, 31 Dec 1964.

Photographs from the Collection of J.M. & Minerva Cline, printed from the original glass plate negatives by Russell Fay Cline.

Jerry Dean Cline, son of Allen Leighton & Ruby Dona (Hale) Cline, grandson of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Russell Fay Cline, son of J.R. & Gloria (Wilson) Cline, grandson of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Rhonda (Cline) Nickel, daughter of J.R. & Gloria (Wilson) Cline, grand-daughter of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Lula Agnes (Metzker) Gregg, sister of Minerva (Metzker) Cline, maternal aunt of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Frank Leighton and Lucy William (Allen) Metzker, parents of Minerva Frances (Metzker) Cline.

Harrison Metzker, son of Frank Leighton and Lucy William (Allen) Metzker.

S.Sgt. Ira Leighton Metzker, USAAF, first cousin of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Iris (Brasher) Metzker, aunt of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.

Dorothy Virginia Gregg, first cousin of the children of J.M. & Minerva (Metzker) Cline.


Thanks to Rhonda (Cline) Nickel for the above funeral folder, photos and information and to Martin Sizemore for the photograph.

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