Alta Edmiston

Alta M. Edmiston, 79, of rural Astoria, died at 5:16 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 1997, at McDonough District Hospital.

She was born Feb. 26, 1918, in Table Grove, a daughter of Lenard and Myrtle Dye McKinley. She married Russell Edmiston on March 18, 1944, in Macomb. He died April 23, 1993. She also was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are two sons, Melvin Edmiston of Astoria and Marion Edmiston of rural Astoria; three grandchildren, Tina White, Tammy Stambaugh and Terry Edmiston, all of Astoria; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Daniel McKinley of Macomb; and two sisters, Mary Keller of Macomb and Alma Kapp of Astoria.

Services were held Saturday at Kost Memorial Home in Vermont with Rev. Marvin Chockley officiating. Burial was in Vermont Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to any charity.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/17/1997


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