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Echo Irene French Ayoob
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1928
Lassen County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 2008
Plumas County
California, USA

Lassen County native and longtime Greenville resident, Echo Irene Ayoob passed from this life to join her husband Sunday, September 7th, 2008 at Lodi Memorial Hospital located in Lodi, CA.

Born in Buntingville (now the community of Janesville, CA) on February 4th, 1928 to Lassen County natives Theodore and Clarissa (Jellison) French, Echo was raised and educated in Lassen County graduating from Lassen High School as a member of the "Class of 1945".

Following her graduation Echo moved from Lassen County to Greenville to be with with her sister. While attending a dance in Chester she met a handsome young man named Michael Ayoob. On November 1st, 1950 in Las Vegas, Nevada the two were united in marriage and to this union one daughter was born.

Echo could be found alongside her husband Mike operating the families department store, Ayoobs of Greenville until it's closing in 1986. A Charter Member of the Greenville Soroptimist, Echo served as president of the club on more than one occasion. She was a member of the area Bridge Club and enjoyed square dancing. Echo loved to spend her winters cooking and is fondly remembered for her tasty fudge, divinity and penoche. Her yard and garden had received awards on a number of occasions for their beauty.

In passing Echo leaves her daughter and son in law; Diana and Allan Johnson of Lodi, CA and sisters; Fern Stampfli and Helen Carmen both of Greenville, CA.

Echo is predeceased by her husband Michael, seven brothers and three sisters.

A memorial service will take place at the graveside in the Greenville District Cemetery, 11:00AM Saturday, October 11th, 2008. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at The family suggests any remembrances in Echo's memory be made to either the Indian Valley Volunteer Fire Department or the American Cancer Society c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory P.O. Box 803 Greenville, CA 95947. 
Family links: 
  Theodore Milton French (1876 - 1934)
  Clarissa Sarah Jellison French (1886 - 1944)
  Michael David Ayoob (1922 - 2006)
  Thomas Merlin French (1906 - 1966)*
  Hugh T. French (1907 - 1962)*
  Harold E. French (1909 - 1977)*
  Milton H. French (1911 - 1973)*
  Minta Fern French Stampfli (1912 - 2014)*
  Leo Robert French (1914 - 1968)*
  Edwina French Meadows (1917 - 1990)*
  Rollin Leroy French (1919 - 1956)*
  Mary Alberna French Ross (1921 - 1983)*
  Deryal Walter French (1925 - 1982)*
  Echo Irene French Ayoob (1928 - 2008)
  Naomi French Summa (1931 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenville District Cemetery
Plumas County
California, USA
Created by: C.J.A.
Record added: Dec 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32038411
Echo Irene <i>French</i> Ayoob
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