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Demma Wells Ashley
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1875
Lucas
Lucas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1956
Madison
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA

Franklin Evening Star 16 Jun 1956
RITES ANNOUNCED FOR DEMMA ASHLEY

EDINBURG, June 16 -- Mrs. Demma Ashley, 79, died at 9 a.m. Friday at the home of a daughter, Lura Ashley, 1022 Park Avenue, Madison, following an eight year illness.

Funeral rites conducted by the Rev. Grover Myers will be held from the Apostolic Church at 2 p.m. Monday with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mutz Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Friends are invited to attend the rite.

Born on July 4

Mrs. Ashley was born in Lucas, Iowa, July 4, 1875 the daughter of Hezzikiah and Sarah Anderson Wells. She was married January 9, 1895 to Samuel B. Ashley who died Feb. 29, 1936. Two brothers, two sisters and two daughters also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Ashley spent most of her life in Edinburg until going to live with her daughter five years ago. She was a member of the Apostolic Church in Edinburg.

Surviving are three daughteres, Mrs. Goldie Reynolds of San Bernandino, Cal., Mrs. Esma Campbell of Edinburg, and Lura Ashley, of Madison; a son, Clarence Ashley of Edinburg; 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.


Edinburg Daily Courier 16 Jun 1956
Mrs. Demma Ashley Dies At Madison

Mrs. Demma Ashley died Friday morning at the home of her daughter Lura Ashley, 1029 Park Avenue, Madison, Indiana, after an 8 year illness.

Mrs. Ashley was born in Lucas, Iowa, July 4, 1875 and was the daughter of Hezzekiah and Sarah Anderson Wells. She married Samuel B. Ashley Jan. 9, 1895 and he passed away Feb. 28, 1936. Two daughters, two sisters and two brothers preceded her in death.

She spent most of her life in Edinburg but had lived with the daughter in Madison for the past five years. She was a member of the Apostolic Church.

Surviving are a son, Clarence Ashley, of Edinburg; three daughters, Mrs. Esma Campbell of Edinburg, Lura Ashley, of Madison, and Mrs. Goldie Reynolds of San Bernardino, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at the Apostolic Church here at 2 p.m. Monday. Rev. Grover Myers will conduct the services to which friends are invited. Burial, Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mutz Funeral Home from 7-9 P.M. today and from 2-9 P.M. Sunday.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hezekiah Herman Wells (1840 - 1907)
  Sarah Elizabeth Anderson Wells (1847 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Branch Ashley (1869 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Lura Lullis Ashley Steenbarger (1896 - 1987)*
  Lura L. Ashley (1896 - 1987)*
  Esma Adda Ashley Campbell (1898 - 1956)*
  Edna Alice Ashley Fansler (1901 - 1937)*
  Clarence Wells Ashley (1913 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley Wells (1863 - 1925)*
  Demma Wells Ashley (1875 - 1956)
  Lewis W. Wells (1880 - 1886)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Wife of Samuel
 
Burial:
Rest Haven Cemetery
Edinburgh
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Deb
Record added: Jul 03, 2009
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Demma <i>Wells</i> Ashley
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