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Georgia Alice McCain Ashby
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Birth: Jun. 18, 1883
Ironaton
Talladega County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1965
Vernal
Uintah County
Utah, USA


Rites Set for Alice Ashby, 81, Here Friday


Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Maeser Ward Chapel for Georgia Alice McCain Ashby, 81, who died Tuesday at 2:30 a.m. in the Uintah County Hospital following a long illness.

She was born June 18, 1883 in Ironaton, Alabama, a daughter of Columbus V. and Julia Watts McCain. She married William Ashby Jr., November 3, 1909 in Marlow, Oklahoma. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.

Mr. Ashby died August 13, 1944 in Vernal.

She joined the LDS Church at the age of 16 in Oklahoma and has been an active member since. She filled a stake mission and was an ardent temple worker.

Survivors include three sons and one daughter, Eldon Ashby and Glen Ashby, Powell, Wyoming; Dale Ashby, Yuba City, California and Mrs. Alton (Edna) Vernon, Vernal; 21 grandchildren, a brother, C. V. (Bud) McCain and a sister, Mrs. Eugenia Biddlecome, both of Santa Clara, California; and three half-sisters.

The 7th Ward bishopric will officiate at the services. Friends may call at the Vernal Mortuary Thursday (today) from 7 to 9 p.m. and Friday prior to services. Burial will be in the Maeser Cemetery.

-Vernal Express, March 25, 1965, transcribed by Rhonda Holton

They had seven children: William Buria Ashby, Williard McCain Ashby, Edna Grace Ashby, Ronald Elmo Ashby, Eldon Howard Ashby, Glen Carlos Ashby and Dale Reid Ashby. 
 
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 Parents:
  Columbus Van Buren McCain (1860 - 1947)
  Julia Elmira Watts McCain (1860 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  William Ashby (1879 - 1944)
 
 Children:
  William Buria Ashby (1910 - 1910)*
  Williard McCain Ashby (1911 - 1911)*
  Edna Grace Ashby Vernon (1912 - 1997)*
  Ronald Elmo Ashby (1916 - 1943)*
  Eldon Howard Ashby (1918 - 2005)*
  Glenn Carlos Ashby (1920 - 1993)*
  Dale Reid Ashby (1923 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Georgia Alice McCain Ashby (1883 - 1965)
  Edward Columbus McCain (1886 - 1972)*
  Ernest Julian McCain (1893 - 1894)*
  Frederick Stanley McCain (1908 - 1909)*
  Molly Jane McCain (1931 - 1931)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Maeser Fairview Cemetery
Vernal
Uintah County
Utah, USA
Plot: L387_S2
 
Created by: Rhonda
Record added: May 14, 2007
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Georgia Alice <i>McCain</i> Ashby
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Alice Ashby was my Grandmother.
- kkaze
 Added: Feb. 11, 2009
Alice Ashby is my Great Grand Aunt.
- Rhonda
 Added: Jan. 9, 2009
 
 
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