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Edith Mae Coleman Schliecker
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1909
Chaves County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1999
Chapel Hill
Orange County
North Carolina, USA

Published in The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC), February 2, 1999

CHAPEL HILL - Edith Coleman Schliecker, 89, of Chapel Hill died at her home in Chapel Hill Friday morning, January 29 after a long illness.

Mrs. Schliecker, one of seven children, was born in 1909 in Elkins, NM, daughter of James Coleman (b. ~1877) and Daisy Crockett (1884-1957), a decedent of Davey Crockett. She grew up on the immense Jawzoo Ranch now owned by Ted Turner and Jane Fonda. She attended the Loretto Academies in Los Cruces, NM and El Paso, TX where she was a member of the first graduating class in 1925. She attended the University of New Mexico and received her teaching certificate in 1929. In her first position she taught all eight elementary grades and her youngest brother was in the first grade. She was a member of the University United Methodist Church in Chapel Hill. Mrs. Schliecker was predeceased by her husband, Charles L. Schliecker, Lt. Col. USAF retired.

A memorial service will be con- ducted at Walkers Funeral Home Chapel, 120 W. Franklin St. at 10:00 Thursday, February 4, by the Rev. Ronald E. Gonia. The eulogy will be given by Gregory Ott. Burial will be in the National Cemetery in Salisbury later in the day. The family will receive friends in the parlor at the Funeral Home following the service.

She is survived by two daughters, four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a brother, two nieces and a nephew. 
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  Charles Leonard Schliecker (1909 - 1997)

Salisbury National Cemetery
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: M, 0, 149
Maintained by: Tom Sidbury
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 26, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 1158121
Edith Mae <i>Coleman</i> Schliecker
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Edith Mae <i>Coleman</i> Schliecker
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