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Arthur Edward Ashley
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Birth: Jul. 13, 1926
Eliasville
Young County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1985
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA

Edward grew up on a farm north of Eliasville, TX. Attending Eliasville schools.

The Ashley boys took odd jobs to help pay for the farm during the depression. They would bail hay, shuck corn, pick cotton, drive cattle even clear prickley pear cactus.

Ed became a mechanic, working on farm equipment. Then moving to IL. for a job in oil field with his brothers.

Inducted into the Army from 1944-1946. He was infantry & cook.

Returning to IL. he married then spent time moving around TX. Working mostly in oil field as a mechanic. Finally settling in East TX. working on diesel motors.

Died of heart complications.

Arthur Edwards name is ingraved on the War Memorial in Graham, Young Co. TX. Under the WWII section. Located on the Graham Downtown Square.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry Ashley (1881 - 1958)
  Etha Eliza Coonrod Ashley (1891 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Lee Brown Ashley (1928 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Perry Edward Ashley (1947 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edith Irene Ashley Harden (1907 - 2003)*
  Alonzo Howard Ashley (1910 - 1966)*
  Clarence Alford Ashley (1912 - 1965)*
  Maudie Pearl Ashley (1913 - 1914)*
  Francis Marion Ashley (1915 - 1987)*
  Freddie Bruce Ashley (1917 - 1918)*
  Irvan Homer Ashley (1918 - 1991)*
  Floyd Jerral Ashley (1924 - 1979)*
  Arthur Edward Ashley (1926 - 1985)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Tyler Memorial Park and Cemetery
Tyler
Smith County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: JT
Record added: Oct 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60301322
Arthur Edward Ashley
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Arthur Edward Ashley
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Arthur Edward Ashley
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