Stella Ruth Ashmore Stringer
- August 17, 1912 - January 24, 2012
- Paris, Texas
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“Stella was an amazing woman and had a rich life full of love. I had the honor of interviewing her for a school project once and I was amazed at...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Denise Henninger - Canoga Park, CA
“We loved calling her "Grandma" She is a very dear lady. I know you all will miss her. Our boys all send the their deepest sympathy tou you.
2 of 7 | Posted by: Joyce Jackson - Paris, TX
“One Sunday morning when I was coming home from work I followed a van that had Indiana plates on it. When it turned into a driveway I followed and...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: June Davis - Sumner, TX - Friend
“Our prayers are with Ruth Ann and her family.
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“Stella was a sweet, and special lady that we got to know through our son's friendship with Keith. We have many fond memories of Stella from...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Trish and Denny Henninger - IN
“Stella was a True Texas lady. Our world was richly blessed by having her as part of our lives. She will be sadly missed but remembered in loving...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ed and Joy Ballard
“Our thoughts are with you during this time. Even though we never knew Ms. Stringer personally, we know what a wonderful person she was by the way...Read More »
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Stella Ashmore Stringer, age 99, passed away January 24, 2012, in Paris, Texas. Born August 17, 1912, on the Bell Farm near Manor, Stella was the daughter of Lee Ashmore and Minnie Reno Ashmore. She married John Alvin "Alva" Stringer in 1934. They spent most of their marriage living in Austin. Stella was a professional salesperson who worked for T.H. Williams' Department Store in downtown Austin for 30 years and later worked for Beall's Department Store until her retirement. She was a lifetime member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Stella is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her brothers, Frank Ashmore, Harvey Ashmore, and William Ashmore; and her sister, Elizabeth Anderson.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ruth Ann and Jim Ballard, Sumner, Texas; her grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Keith and Michelle Self-Ballard, Irvine, California, and her great-granddaughter, Briana Ballard, Irvine, California. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Frances Ashmore, Galveston; nephews and nieces, Philip and Pat Ashmore, Santa Fe, Texas; Bill and Duannah Ashmore, Buda; Van and Janice Ashmore, Galveston.
The family extends heartfelt thanks to the staff of Brentwood Terrace Care Center, Paris, Texas.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 31, 6 to 7 pm, Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 2620 South Congress Avenue, Austin. Graveside Service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, February 1, Forest Oaks Memorial Park with Reverend John Stennfeld officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial contribution to a charity of your choosing.