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Stella Ruth Ashmore Stringer
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1912
Manor
Travis County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2012
Paris
Lamar County
Texas, USA

Austin American-Statesman, January 29, 2012: Stella Ashmore Stringer, age 99, passed away January 24, 2012, in Paris, Texas. Born August 17, 1912, on the Bell Farm near Manor, Stella was the daughter of Lee Ashmore and Minnie Reno Ashmore. She married John Alvin "Alva" Stringer in 1934. They spent most of their marriage living in Austin. Stella was a professional salesperson who worked for T.H. Williams' Department Store in downtown Austin for 30 years and later worked for Beall's Department Store until her retirement. She was a lifetime member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Stella is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her brothers, Frank Ashmore, Harvey Ashmore, and William Ashmore; and her sister, Elizabeth Anderson.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Ann and Jim Ballard, Sumner, Texas; her grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Keith and Michelle Self-Ballard, Irvine, California, and her great-granddaughter, Briana Ballard, Irvine, California. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Frances Ashmore, Galveston; nephews and nieces, Philip and Pat Ashmore, Santa Fe, Texas; Bill and Duannah Ashmore, Buda; Van and Janice Ashmore, Galveston.

The family extends heartfelt thanks to the staff of Brentwood Terrace Care Center, Paris, Texas.

Visitation will be Tuesday, January 31, 6 to 7 pm, Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Avenue, Austin. Graveside Service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, February 1, Forest Oaks Memorial Park with Reverend John Stennfeld officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution to a charity of your choosing. 
 
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 Parents:
  Steven Lee Ashmore (1876 - 1941)
  Minnie Sarah Reno Ashmore (1880 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  John Alvin Stringer (1905 - 1981)
 
 Siblings:
  Harvey Lee Ashmore (1904 - 1990)*
  Frank Bell Ashmore (1907 - 1958)*
  Nannie Elizabeth Ashmore Anderson (1910 - 2008)*
  Stella Ruth Ashmore Stringer (1912 - 2012)
  William Ambus Ashmore (1919 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cook Walden-Forest Oaks Memorial Park
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: RuthAnn Ballard
Originally Created by: Crackers
Record added: Jan 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84183114
Stella Ruth <i>Ashmore</i> Stringer
Added by: RuthAnn Ballard
 
Stella Ruth <i>Ashmore</i> Stringer
Added by: RuthAnn Ballard
 
Stella Ruth <i>Ashmore</i> Stringer
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May you rest in peace! My 3rd cousin 3x removed.
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Jul. 13, 2013

- Shirley Bray
 Added: Feb. 23, 2012
We love you dearly, Mother, and we'll always miss you.
- Ruth Ann and Jim
 Added: Feb. 18, 2012
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