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From: "'dgamel'" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Lela Sinor / Krystal
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 08:19:38 -0600
References: <20040329044321.91742.qmail@web14525.mail.yahoo.com>


Would like to know the story on Lela, thanks, Dortha
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Blevins" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 10:43 PM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Lela Sinor / Krystal


> Krystal,
>
> >From the documentation I found on this story, and the
> newspaper articles I feel that she was vindicated for what
> she did. Like you say, hopefully within her own frame of
> mind she was able to put it aside and move on to a life of
> happiness.
>
> I would like very much the obits when you have the time to
> get them together. I will also place that info in my
> files.
>
>
> Bill
>
>
>
> --- Krystal Londo <> wrote:
> > Thanks Bill,
> >
> > I too hope that Lela was able to lead a good life
> > after all the strife in her twenties. It must have
> > been hard. I hope that the Frank Melton story didn't
> > keep rearing its ugly head while she was alive. It is
> > so hard sometimes to "live down" things that happen in
> > life even if they are beyond ones control. I really
> > wanted to find out what happened with her and achieve
> > the closure you talked about. If you would like a
> > scan of the obits when I receive them, I'd be happy to
> > send them to you.
> >
> > Krystal
> > --- Bill Blevins <> wrote:
> > > Thanks Crystal,
> > >
> > > This is certainly a story of intrigue, and captured
> > > the
> > > minds of a great number of our list members. I have
> > > done
> > > quite a bit of research on this particular story,
> > > but was
> > > unable to determine for certainty the place and date
> > > of
> > > Lela's death. About two years ago someone found
> > > the dates
> > > which you determined to be wrong, and I for one
> > > filed those
> > > dates into my data and it is still there. Now, we
> > > can be
> > > thankful for the work you did to bring this to the
> > > front,
> > > and give it proper closure.
> > >
> > > I am happy to read that Lela lived to be 86 years of
> > > age,
> > > and hopefully those years were nice years. The
> > > circumstances surrounding this tragedy were
> > > surrounded with
> > > events that I am sure had a tremendous amount of
> > > mental
> > > stress on her. Hopefully she was able to put those
> > > events
> > > of sorrow behind her in the years to follow.
> > >
> > > Thanks Again,
> > >
> > >
> > > Bill Blevins
> > > --- Krystal Londo <> wrote:
> > > > After finding out from my mom last week that the
> > > dates
> > > > we had for Lela Sinor were wrong, I decided to
> > > track
> > > > her down. I looked at the obituary that she pulled
> > > and
> > > > there was no way it could have been our Lela.
> > > >
> > > > O.k Guys!! I now know the dates for Lela Sinor.
> > > Lela
> > > > Sinor was born October 23, 1914 in Arkansas and
> > > > passed away on October 10, 2000 in Hutchinson,
> > > Reno
> > > > County, Kansas. Her SSN is 369-44-7223 She married
> > > a
> > > > third time to Harold W Finkey. His SSN is
> > > > 307-26-8114. I'm not sure of their marriage date
> > > or
> > > > where they were married. Harold Finkey's dates
> > > are
> > > > November 1, 1917 for his birth date and he died
> > > the
> > > > year before Lela. His death date is December 3,
> > > 1999.
> > > > I got the information on Lela being a Finkey from
> > > > Arthur Sinor's obituary. Here is his obituary:
> > > >
> > > > The following appeared in the Benton Courier on
> > > > November 15, 1996
> > > >
> > > > ARTHUR SINOR
> > > >
> > > > Arthur Sinor of the Sardis community died
> > > Thursday,
> > > > November 14, 1996. He was 79.
> > > >
> > > > He was a retired supervisor for Timex Corp.
> > > >
> > > > He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
> > > and
> > > > the Masonic Lodge of North Little Rock and was an
> > > army
> > > > veteran of World Ward II.
> > > >
> > > > Surivors include four daughters, Alicia Mosher,
> > > Carla
> > > > Lem, and Fredia Willis, all of Sardis and Imanell
> > > > Myers of Benton; one son, Carl Wynn of Little
> > > Rock;
> > > > one sister, Lela Finkey of Kansas; and five
> > > > grandchildren.
> > > >
> > > > Funeral is scheduled at 1 p.m. Monday at Ashby
> > > Funeral
> > > > Home with the Rev. Roy Lewis officiating. Burial
> > > will
> > > > follow at McPherson Cemetery.
> > > >
> > > > Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at
> > > the
> > > > funeral home.
> > > >
> > >
> > _____________________________________________________
> > > >
> > > > I am expecting to receive Lela's and Harold's
> > > > obituaries from Kanasas this coming week. They
> > > are in
> > > > the mail to me as I write this.
> > > >
> > > > Now, can anyone send me any information they have
> > > on
> > > > the Lela Sinor/Frank Melton case. I don't have
> > > many
> > > > of the particulars and I think I've gotten
> > > everything
> > > > I could glean from the archives. Also, if there
> > > are
> > > > any announcements or obituaries out there with
> > > > information about her life/marriages/family, I
> > > would
> > > > greatly appreciate it.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for everything. I'll share the obits when
> > > they
> > > > arrive. I've been told that they have pictures!!
> > > How
> > > > cool!
> > > >
> > > > Krystal Kelley
> > > >
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