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 Sarah A <I>Hairdesta-Ledbetter-Creason</I> Ralston

Sarah A Hairdesta-Ledbetter-Creason Ralston

Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Death 21 Feb 1966 (aged 92)
Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Burial Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 6, Row 13, S to N
Memorial ID 90889005 · View Source
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Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Ralston, 92, of Ava, will be at 2 p.n. Wednesday in the Wilson Funeral Home in Ava, with Rev. Glen Bowlby officiating.

Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Memorial Cemetery near Murphysboro.

Mrs. Ralston died Monday in the Tyler Nursing Home in Murphysboro after a long illness.

She was born in Springfield, Mo., on March 27, 1873, the daughter of William and Melinda Hilda Skidmore Haridesta. She was married to Noah Ralston in Chester in 1913.

Mrs. Ralston was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

She leaves her husband; sons, Jack Ledbetter of East St. Louis and Cline Cresson of Chester; and daughters, Mrs. Murl Williams of Ava, Mrs. Josie Sikes of Lafayette, Ind., Mrs. Lydia Williams of Springfield. Mo., and Mrs. Ottie Schimpf of Gorham.

Three sons and two daughters preceded her in death.

Source: Southern Illinoisan, Tues. Feb. 22, 1966

Obituary provided by Laura Cates Duncan

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah A Hairdesta-Ledbetter-Creason Ralston (27 Mar 1873–21 Feb 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90889005, citing Pleasant Grove Memorial Park, Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by C. Ann Carruthers (contributor 47250479) .