Edythe Blanche <I>Baird</I> Straily


Edythe Blanche Baird Straily

Republic County, Kansas, USA
Death 18 Jul 1988 (aged 86)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section V, North Memorial
Memorial ID 81986834 View Source
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Topeka Capital-Journal, Wednesday, July 20, 1988, page 12D:
Mrs. Edythe B. Straily

Mrs. Edythe Blanche Straily, 85, Topeka, died MOnday, July 18, 1988, at a Topeka hospital.
Mrs. Straily worked for Santa Fe Railway and later for American Type Founders in Kansas City, Mo. She later owned and operated a design and sewing business in her home.

She was born Sept. 12, 1901, in Republic County, the daughter of William A. and Lilly Fickle Baird. She lived in Topeka since 1909.
Mrs. Straily was a member of First Southern Baptist Church where she was preschool secretary many years. She also was a member of an Extension Home Demonstration Unit and Kappa Alpha Theta Mothers Club.

She was married to Harold E. Straily Oct. 28, 1925, in Topeka. He survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Kay Williams and Lois Jebo, both of Topeka; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at First Southern Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Caraway Street Children's Worship Program and sent in care of First Southern Baptist Church, 1912 Gage, 66604. Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Created by: Cheryl White
  • Added: 14 Dec 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 81986834
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edythe Blanche Baird Straily (12 Sep 1901–18 Jul 1988), Find a Grave Memorial ID 81986834, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl White (contributor 47328595) .