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Mellie Jo Eppes

Mellie Jo Eppes

Mellie Jo Eppes was born Dec. 3, 1923, in Personville, to William Welton and Exa (Stephens) Richardson. She grew up in Mexia and after graduating from Mexia High School, she entered Westminster College in Tehuacana where she earned an Associate of Arts Degree. Continuing her education, she received both a Batchelor’s and Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Houston.




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