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Ruby Loftiss Edmondston
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Birth: Nov. 26, 1884
Phelps County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1938
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Death Follows Stoke Suffered Three Weeks Ago

Stricken with a paralytic stroke three weeks ago, Mrs. Ruby Loftiss Edmondston, wife of William J. Edmondston, retail grocer, died at 12:05 o'clock yesterday morning at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was 54 and had been in the hospital 10 days.

Born in Rolls, Mo., Mrs. Edmondston came to Memphis from Willow Springs, MO., 32 years ago. She was a member of the Christian Church and lived at 1378 South Wellington. Flowers were her hobby. Mr. Edmondston operates Edmondston's Grocery at 459 Olive.

Besides her husband, she leaves a son, William J. Edmondston, Jr., a brother, V.D. Loftiss, both of Memphis, three sisters, Mrs. E.A. Hornstein of Indianapolis, Ind., Mrs. W.A. Copeland of High Point, N.C., and Mrs. S.A. Parnell of St. Joseph, Ill.

Services will be conducted by the Rev. William G. Gehri at 11:00 o'clock this morning at the National Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park.
The Commercial Appeal, October 22, 1938

From death certificate:
Father: Thomas J. Loftiss (Born Ireland ?)
Mother: Vesta Cartwright (Born Iowa)
Spouse: William J. Edmondston
Family links: 
  Thomas Jefferson Loftiss (1825 - 1907)
  Vesta Anne Cartwright Loftiss Roberts Whisenant (1851 - 1936)
  William J Edmondston (1885 - 1965)
  William J Edmondston (1910 - 1991)*
  Martha Ella Loftiss Phillips (1854 - 1942)**
  Jefferson Davis Loftiss (1862 - 1924)**
  Susan Flora Loftiss Evans (1869 - 1922)*
  Lucy Daily Loftiss Caldbeck (1871 - 1906)*
  Bertha Loftis Ferguson (1875 - 1957)*
  Ruby Loftiss Edmondston (1884 - 1938)
  Victor Darius Loftiss (1888 - 1973)*
  Gladyse Loftiss (1892 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Park Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section C Row M
Maintained by: Neil Loftiss
Originally Created by: rcpm
Record added: Apr 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67937685
Ruby <i>Loftiss</i> Edmondston
Added by: Neil Loftiss
Ruby <i>Loftiss</i> Edmondston
Added by: rcpm
Ruby <i>Loftiss</i> Edmondston
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- Neil Loftiss
 Added: Jan. 1, 2012

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