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Josiah Burk "Burk" Ralston, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1890
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1969
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

JULY 11, 1969


J. Burk Ralston 79, Carthage route 4 died at 4:30 a.m. today at McCune-Brooks hospital where he had been a patient since June 23.
Born June 10, 1890 in Jasper county, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. L. Ralston. He farmed near Carthage many years before his retirement and was a member of Bethel Methodist church.
Mr. Ralston was married June 5, 1910 to Miss Mamie Kirby, southeast of Carthage. She died March 23, 1969. A son Raymond, died in 1927.
Survivors are three daughters;
Mrs. Paul Fullerton of Sarcoxie, Mrs. Russell Hoey of Carthage and Mrs. Frances Porterfield of Carthage
four sons;
Hershell Ralston, Lester Ralston, Robert Ralston and J. B. Ralston all of Carthage.
three sisters;
Mrs. Philo Parker of Carthage
Mrs. Ruth Jasper of Lewistown, Montana and
Belle Ackerly of Billings, Montana
22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren
Services were held at the Knell Mortuary
Rev. Earl Knowles officiated and burial was in Park Cemetery next to his wife.

Wiley Oliver 'Burk' Johnson
Mahala West Johnson

Rev Johnathan Rensha West
Nancy McIntyre West


Nathan Ralston
Levitta Clemintine Kelly Ralston

Willy Kelly
Dicey Ann Cook Kelly

Family links: 
  Josiah Louis Ralston (1850 - 1926)
  Mary Mahalia Frances Johnson Ralston (1857 - 1929)
  Mamie Kirby Ralston (1891 - 1969)
  Hershell E. Ralston (1911 - 1994)*
  Clara L. Fullerton (1913 - 1993)*
  Lester Noel Ralston (1915 - 1983)*
  Raymond B Ralston (1917 - 1927)*
  Frances Nadine Ralston Porterfield (1919 - 1973)*
  Neva Ralston Hoey (1924 - 2001)*
  Josiah Burk Ralston (1934 - 1980)*
  Bertha P. Ralston Harrison (1880 - 1947)*
  Josiah Burk Ralston (1890 - 1969)
  Della F. Ralston Parker (1895 - 1987)*
*Calculated relationship
Park Cemetery
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Last Supper Bl 46 Lot 79 Sp 5
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Dec 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45657350
Josiah Burk Burk Ralston, Sr
Added by: NJBrewer
Josiah Burk Burk Ralston, Sr
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~In memory of Great Uncle Burk ~ "In the bad old days, there were three easy ways of losing money - racing being the quickest, women the pleasantest and farming the most certain." - William Pitt Amherst
- NJBrewer
 Added: Dec. 9, 2011

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