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John Leva Ashby
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1900
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1983
Houston (Chickasaw County)
Chickasaw County
Mississippi, USA

OBITUARY-

Funeral services for John Leva Ashby, age 82, of Rt. 2, Vardaman were held Monday, Jan. 31 at Houston Funeral Home. Burial was in Ellzy Cemetery with the Rev. Winfred Brasher, Rev. Ben Goodwin and Rev. Grady Hudson officiating. Mr. Ashby died Sat., Jan 29 at Houston Community Hospital.
The son of the late Dave H. Ashby and the late Edna Neal, he was a farmer. The WW II veteran was born in Van Vleet and was a member of Young's Chapel Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ulma Marie Criddle Ashby of Vardaman; one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Dogan of Grenada and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Roger Carpenter, Jimmy Neal, Criddle M. Gregory, James Dogan, Hugh Hardin and Glenn Criddle. Houston Funeral Home was in charge of arrrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  David H. Ashby (1860 - 1925)
  Edna Earl Neal Ashby (1870 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Marie Criddle Ashby (1921 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ira James Ashby (1892 - 1977)*
  Samuel Dock Ashby (1897 - 1918)*
  May Ashby (1898 - 1937)*
  John Leva Ashby (1900 - 1983)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Pvt US Army WW II
 
Burial:
Ellzey Cemetery
Vardaman
Calhoun County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Kimbrell Willifo...
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
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John Leva Ashby
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John Leva Ashby
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