|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1904|
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 1924|
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Mrs. Dorothy Ashford, youngest daughter of Robert Creek, died at the family home in East St. Louis on Saturday evening, February 18, at 5:15 o'clock, from the effect of ptomaine poisoning.
The illness was caused from eating salmon about two weeks ago. Her condition remained serious, but on Saturday it was thought she had rallied from the poison and was on the way to recovery, when she suddenly had a relapse and passed away.
The deceased grew to young womanhood in this community.
She leaves to mourn their loss, her husband, one daughter two years old, two brothers and one sister and many other relatives.
The body was brought to Flora for burial, arriving here Tuesday at 2:30, and was taken to the home of her brother, Earl Creek, on East North avenue.
The funeral was held from the First Christian church Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev. G. W. Zink.
Interment in Jenkins cemetery.
(The Flora Journal-Record, February 21, 1924)
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Record added: Dec 04, 2007
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