Graveside rites were held Friday morning for Glayds Ashley member
of a local pioneer family who died February 13 at Fir Lane Terrace
Convalescent Center at the age of 88.
Mrs. Ashley's family arrived in the Shelton area in 1864 but her
birthplace was Ina Illinois. She was born July 9, 1896 and lived in
Shelton most of her life.
She was a member of the Ruby Rebekah Lodge 75 Degree of Honor and
Daughters of the Pioneers of Mason County.
Her survivors include two sons Robert W. Ashley of Shelton and
G. W. Ashley of Mercer Island three grandchildren and two sisters,
Helen Walkins of Shelton and Pearl Schmidt of Shelton.
Pastor Roland Huber and members of the Ruby Rebekah Lodge.
conducted the graveside services at Shelton Memorial Park February 15
with arrangements under the direction of McComb and Batstone
Source: Shelton, Mason County Journal, Mason Co, Washington
Date: 21 Feb. 1985
Submitted by: Jim Kirk