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Ruth Thelma "Mammy" Ellison Aikman
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Birth: Mar. 14, 1909
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 2003
Coles County
Illinois, USA

Parents:
Walter Ellison
Effie "Honn" Ellison

Spouse:
Paul Leroy Daily, m. August 21, 1926
E.J. Aikman, m. April 23, 1960

Children:
David Paul Daily
Naomi Adair
Delores Hayes
Joseph E. "Joe" Daily

Step Children:
Dr. Gene Aikman
Jim Aikman


Mrs. Aikman was an active farm wife. She was the first woman to deliver a truck load of grain to the Jones-Switch Elevator. She enjoyed a life long membership in the Coles County Farm Bureau and served many years as precinct Democratic committeewoman. Mrs. Daily assumed her husband Paul's term of office as Lafayette Township Supervisor after his death. She proudly served as the first woman County Board Chairman and Lafayette Township Supervisor, an office she held for twenty years. She was a seventy-five year member of the First Assembly of God Church. Ruth enjoyed flower gardening all of her life and she had many visitors to her home on Odd Fellows Road to admire her exotic flowers.

She won the SWCD Outstanding Woman Award for Coles County in 1967 for her work in soil conservation. Her interests and priorities were always her Church, family and farm.


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Walter E Ellison (1882 - 1956)
  Effie Mae Honn Ellison (1890 - 1972)
 
 Spouses:
  Paul Daily (1904 - 1953)
  Eugene J Aikman (1906 - 1992)
 
 Children:
  Naomi Joy Daily Adair (1929 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Thelma Ellison Aikman (1909 - 2003)
  Ralph Ellison (1911 - 1997)*
  Guy E. Ellison (1913 - 2001)*
  Clifford Ellison (1920 - 1942)*
  Warren Le Roy Ellison (1922 - 1997)*
  Elizabeth Ellison Belt (1925 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: , Age 94 Lot Owner: Aikman, Eugene, Funeral Home:Mitchell-Jerdan
 
Burial:
Dodge Grove Cemetery
Mattoon
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Plot: SEC.: 11, Div.: A, Grv. Spc.: 33-gr.se1
 
Created by: Tim Naab
Record added: May 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70101002
Ruth Thelma Mammy <i>Ellison</i> Aikman
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Ruth Thelma Mammy <i>Ellison</i> Aikman
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