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John Monroe Aston, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1886
Buffalo Gap
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 1961
Spur
Dickens County
Texas, USA

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon for John Aston, 74, who died suddenly August 31.
He had suffered a heart condition, but was apparently progressing when he was stricken.

Born on September 25, 1886 in Buffalo Gap, Texas, Mr. Aston came to Dickens County in 1911. In 1906 he married the former Annie Foster Crump. They made their first home in Buffalo Gap.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and joined the Methodist Church in 1916. Mr. Aston was a retired farmer, and only recently had moved into Spur.

Rev. William McReynolds officiated at the service. He was assisted by Rev. Lonnie Eakle, Smyer, and Rev. Appel, of Foreman Chapel.

Survivors include his wife, three daughters, Mrs. Marguerite Rickels, Spur; Mrs. Bud Rennels, Abilene and Mrs. Pete McLaughlin, Midland; one son, John Aston III, Spur and one sister, Mrs. Jim Dillard, Albuquerque, NM.

Four grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

Pallbearers included Lee Snodgrass, Bill Bell, Jesse Morrison, L.O. Robertson, Ollie Hindman, Dr. Bob Alexander, Alfred Walker, Joe Harrison and Lynn Buzbee.

Interment was in Spur Cemetery.

Source: The Texas Spur, September 7, 1961
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Monroe Aston (1847 - 1887)
  Annie Elizabeth Pyeatt Aston (1858 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Annie Foster Crump Aston (1888 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Donnia Mae Aston Rennels (1907 - 1990)*
  Marguerite Ray Aston Rickels (1912 - 2009)*
  Zelma Pete Aston McLaughlin (1918 - 2002)*
  John Monroe Aston (1921 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret J. Aston Bell (1873 - 1951)*
  Elizabeth May Aston Proctor (1875 - 1941)*
  Mary Agnes Aston Dillard (1880 - 1963)*
  Millie A Aston Mitchell (1884 - 1921)*
  John Monroe Aston (1886 - 1961)
  Henry Clay Aston (1886 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spur Cemetery
Spur
Dickens County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section A, 5A, Lot 5
 
Created by: Ricky Henderson
Record added: Sep 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21639746
John Monroe Aston, Jr
Added by: B McLaughlin
 
John Monroe Aston, Jr
Added by: B McLaughlin
 
John Monroe Aston, Jr
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