Minnie Belle Babb Is my great grandmother.She has a child Vern Reed who is not listed. He was shot and killed at age 19, it was an accident. He is buried in the Stoneking Cem.in rural McDonough Co. Il.
Little story:Minnie left her husband, George W. Reed about 1917. She said she couldn't take it any more. She left all the children for George to care for and refused to even take the youngest, Ruby, who was just turning 2. Her older girls lived with her for a while later on but never really forgave her for walking out on them. She had a reputation for running around on George, according to her daughter, Myrtle. She married Oden Stoneking after her divorce was final from George.
Minnie and Oden has a son Flyod Stoneking.