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 Edith May <I>Lilly</I> Blessing

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Edith May Lilly Blessing

  • Birth 19 Dec 1892 McPherson County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 25 Nov 1949 McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Roxbury, McPherson County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 32938869

Mrs. Edith May Blessing, 57, of Inman, died last night at 10 o'clock at the McPherson Hospital after 10 years of failing health. She was the wife of W. M. Blessing.

Mrs. Blessing was born on December 19, 1892, at Medora and for the last 29 years lived in the Inman community. She was a member of the Evangelical Church in Inman.
Survivors include the husband, one son, Willard M. Blessing, Jr., El Paso, Texas, five daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Davenport, Mrs. Marjorie Lac Kamp, Mrs. Vernabelle Sperling and Mrs. Cleta Friesen, all of Inman, and Mrs. Dorothy Clark, Hutchinson; one brother, Charles R. Lilly, Mentor; two sisters, Laura Karber, Roxbury, and LaVeta Lathrop, Norton and eight grandchildren.

OB McPherson Republican, McPherson, Kansas 26 November 1949.

Note: She was also survived by her father, W. R. Lilly of Roxburg, Kansas. She was the daughter of William Richardson Lilly and Florence A. Kingsley.



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  • Created by: Donna Davenport Netters
  • Added: 15 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32938869
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith May Lilly Blessing (19 Dec 1892–25 Nov 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32938869, citing Valley View Memorial Cemetery, Roxbury, McPherson County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Donna Davenport Netters (contributor 47087501) .