|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1887|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 1941|
Mrs. Nellie B. Ashby, wife of Frank Ashby, died at their home in Brashear Sunday morning at 9 o'clock. She had been in failing health for the past two years and bedfast for the past four months with Hodgkins Disease, a disease of the glands. She was 53 years of age.
Mrs. Ashby was the daughter of Steward N. and Mariah Rice Eagle and was born near Brashear September 20, 1887. She was married to Frank Ashby January 18, 1915. One son was born to this marriage, Harold Ashby of Brashear.
She leaves her husband, son and her mother, Mrs. Mariah Eagle, one grandson, one granddaughter, one brother, Charles Eagle of Brashear and one sister, Mrs. Grady Wimber of Oklahoma City.
Mrs. Ashby was an active member of the Gleaner's Class of the U.B. Church. Members of the class will act as pall bearers and flower bearers. The pallbearers will be Mrs. Charles Lindquist. Mrs. Fern Platz, Mrs. Elsie Conkle, Mrs. Essie Platz, Mrs. Clara Henry and Mrs. Cleo Brooks. The flower bearers will be Mrs. Beulah Walters, Mrs. Susie Smith, Mrs. Pet Henry and Mrs. Lois Shelton.
The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the U.B. Church counducted by Rev. Paul E. Thompson, assisted by Rev. J.H. Lane. Burial will be made in the Brashear cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the Easley Funeral Home until time for the services.
Mrs. Ashby's sister, Mrs. Grady Wimber of Oklahoma City is expected to arrive tonight to atende the funeral.
Harold Newton Ashby (1916 - 1985)*
Created by: Brent Shelton
Record added: Feb 08, 2008
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