|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1920|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 2004|
Violet Bernice Ashby, 83, of Kirksville, MO, formerly of Novinger, passed away Thursday Januarfy 22, 2004 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.
The daughter of Ray and Fannie (Arnold) Funk, she was born February 10, 1920 in Kirksville. On May 7, 1938 in Brashear, MO she was married to Harold Newton Ashby who preceded her in death October 26, 1985.
Also preceding her in death were her parents; two brothers, George Funk and one in infancy and a sister-in-law, Patsy Funk.
Violet is survived by two daughters, Thelma and Ron Davis of Novinger and Lucille and Joe Van Den Bosch of Elgin, IL; one son, Gerald and Rosie Ashby of Elgin, IL; 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Violet lived in Elgin, IL where she was employed at Illinois Tool Works Corporation for 27 years, later retiring to LaPlata, MO.
She was a member of the LaPlata Christian Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday January 25, 2004 at the Travis-Noe Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Crooks officiating. Burial will be in the Brashear Cemetery.
Ray H. Funk (1898 - 1990)
Fannie B. Arnold Funk (1903 - 1983)
Harold Newton Ashby (1916 - 1985)*
Violet Bernice Funk Ashby (1920 - 2004)
George Earl Funk (1921 - 1992)*
Created by: Brent Shelton
Record added: Dec 16, 2008
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