|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1886|
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 1973|
Photo at right: Eps, Faye and their children: Mary Margaret (born 24 Oct 1913-my mom), Peggy (legal name Mavis Elvira born in July 1919-my aunt being held), and Eps Jr. (my uncle). The photo must have been taken about 1922. Photo is courtesy of Anthony Edler, via email June 9, 2012.
Chico Enterprise-Record, August 23, 1973: "Mary F. Ashford".
Graveside services for Mary Faye Ashford, 87, of Chico, who died yesterday at a local convalescent hospital, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Christian Service Cemetery.
Mrs. Ashford, whose home was at 1836 Salem St., had lived in Chico since 1945. Born and reared in Grayson County, Tex., she was married in 1907 to Epps Ashford, who died in 1963.
Locally she worked with handicapped children and was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Wells and Mary Ferguson, both of Chico; two sisters, Mrs. Tommy Talent and Thelma Caldwell, both of Texas; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The Rev. Nathan McFarland of the Chico Apostolic Gospel Temple will officiate. Visitation will be until 9 p.m. today at the Chico Funeral home."
SOURCE: Durham Cemetery (c) 1994 by Adriana Farley and Marilyn Corley.
Epps Elgin Ashford (1875 - 1963)*
Epps Elgin Ashford (1911 - 1960)*
Mary Margaret Ashford Edler-Ferguson (1913 - 1993)*
Mavis Elvira Ashford Wells (1919 - 1996)*
MARY FAY ASHFORD JUNE 3,1886 AUG. 22, 1973.
*Gray granite marker 24 x 20 x 10", inscribed on sloping side. Shares double cement slab w/Epps E. Ashford Sr.
Maintained by: Adriana
Originally Created by: Laural N. D.
Record added: Apr 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26013350