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Posted: 21 Apr 1998 6:00AM GMT
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 9:32AM GMT
Brain Surgery Fatal--
Tuell D Ashby Dies At 49
Tuell D Ashby, 124 South Kentucky avenue, for 27 years associated with the Madisonville post office, died in St Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., at 3:45 am today as result of brain surgery he underwent last week. He was 49.
Mr Ashby was admitted to the Nashville hospital on November 7 and underwent surgery for removal of a brain tumor on the following day. His condition had become critical yesterday.
An overseas veteran of World War II, seeing extensive service in the European theater of operations, he was born September 15, 1913. He was appointed a temporary mail carrier with the post office here in October of 1935 and in July of 1937 became a regular carrier. He had been with the post office since that time except for time out for military service from May of 1943 until March of 1946.
He was a member of Madisonville First Methodist Church; of the Elks Lodge; Bailey Pride, Jr. Post 5480, Veterans of Foreign Wars; and Hopkins County Post 6, American Legion.
Surviving are the wife, a daughter, Marcia Jean, a freshman at Madisonville High School; mother Mrs Fred Ashby, 19 South Kentucky avenue; and an aunt, Mrs Goldie Haywood of 336 East Center street.
Funeral arrangements had not been completed at noon today. The body is at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home in South Main street, where friends may call after 7 o'clock tonight.
Matties note: died Nov 17-1962.
[Place of burial not located.]
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