|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 30, 2008|
Geraldine Lucille (Haight) Aull, age 92 of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away January 30, 2008 at the Cameron Regional Medical Center in Cameron, MO. Prior to entering the hospital she had been a resident at the Missouri State Veterans Home in Cameron. Born December 25, 1915 in Antrim, PA, she was the daughter of Arthur and Mary Alice Sease Haight. On February 14, 1946 in Rockville, MD she was married to Forrest J. Aull, Sr. who preceded her in death July 13, 1986.
She was also preceded in death by her mother and one daughter, Mary Alice Douglas on July 27, 2007.
Surviving are two sons, Forrest J. Aull, Jr. and his wife Susan and John Ray Aull and his wife Shirley, all of Excelsior Springs; four grandchildren, Sarah Oldham of Excelsior Springs, MO; Rev. Jennifer Aull of Brooklyn, NY; Nathan Douglas and Melanie Bache both of Kansas City and seven great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Aull was raised in Elmira, NY and graduated from the Elmira Free Academy in 1933. She was a 1937 graduate of the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing, receiving her R.N. degree. Following graduation she was employed as a public health nurse in Washington, D.C. and New York City.
A veteran of World War II, she was inducted in the United States Army as an Army Nurse on February 1, 1944. She was honorably discharged on March 9, 1946 receiving the rank of First Lieutenant. While she was stationed in Czechoslovakia she met her husband who was also stationed there.
Following their discharge, Mr. and Mrs. Aull came to Excelsior Springs then lived in Nitro, WV; New Orleans, LA; and St. Louis before returning to Excelsior Springs where they retired in 1970.
Mrs. Aull was a life-long member of the Episcopal Church.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Jewel Chapter #492 in Excelsior Springs where she served in various offices including Worthy Matron.
Her hobbies included reading, flowers, gardening, animals and she always had pets and was a life-long animal lover. She also enjoyed crocheting, knitting, ceramics and was an excellent seamstress.
Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She was affectionately known as GiGi by her family and friends.
A memorial service will be February 4, 2008 at the Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs, with an Eastern Star service at the beginning of the service. Burial will be at a later date in the Masonic Cemetery in Excelsior Springs. Arrangements under the direction of Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs, MO.
(POLLEY FUNERAL HOME obituary)
John Ray Aull (1952 - 2011)*
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