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Edith May Lilly Blessing
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1892
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1949
McPherson
McPherson County
Kansas, USA

Mrs. Edith May Blessing, 57, of Inman, died last night at 10 o'clock at the McPherson Hospital after 10 years of failing health. She was the wife of W. M. Blessing.

Mrs. Blessing was born on December 19, 1892, at Medora and for the last 29 years lived in the Inman community. She was a member of the Evangelical Church in Inman.
Survivors include the husband, one son, Willard M. Blessing, Jr., El Paso, Texas, five daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Davenport, Mrs. Marjorie Lac Kamp, Mrs. Vernabelle Sperling and Mrs. Cleta Friesen, all of Inman, and Mrs. Dorothy Clark, Hutchinson; one brother, Charles R. Lilly, Mentor; two sisters, Laura Karber, Roxbury, and LaVeta Lathrop, Norton and eight grandchildren.

OB McPherson Republican, McPherson, Kansas 26 November 1949.

Note: She was also survived by her father, W. R. Lilly of Roxburg, Kansas. She was the daughter of William Richardson Lilly and Florence A. Kingsley. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Richardson Lilly (1869 - 1956)
  Florence A Kingsley Lilly (1866 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Willard Mason Blessing (1891 - 1952)*
 
 Children:
  Evelyn Blessing Davenport (1910 - 1998)*
  Margerite Laurestein Blessing LacKamp (1913 - 2007)*
  Cleta D Blessing Friesen (1920 - 2007)*
  Dorothy Ruth Blessing Clark (1923 - 2014)*
  Willard Mason Blessing (1929 - 1957)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edith May Lilly Blessing (1892 - 1949)
  Laura L Lilly Karber (1894 - 1976)*
  Charles Harris Lilly (1896 - 1976)*
  Florence Laveda Lilly Lathrop (1905 - 1988)*
  Harry Kingsley Lilly (1906 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Memorial Cemetery
Roxbury
McPherson County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Donna Davenport Netters
Record added: Jan 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32938869
Edith May <i>Lilly</i> Blessing
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- JB
 Added: Oct. 25, 2011

- Pat Jenkins
 Added: Jan. 28, 2009
Love,your granddaughter.
- Donna Davenport Netters
 Added: Jan. 15, 2009
 
 
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