John Potter Ralston obituary
gained consciousness, the end corn-pines, corn-pines, early ay mormng.; NCws deam came M a shock lo for the cast thirty-five thirty-five thirty-five years. JOHN POTTER RALSTON " DIES HERE ON LEWIS ST. - John Potter Ralston, 67,-resiipnt 67,-resiipnt 67,-resiipnt of Staunton for the past three years died Thursday morning at -2:43 -2:43 at his home. 210 N, Lewis Street, Apparently-in Apparently-in Apparently-in - hla usual hea.th and Jovial mood on arising . Wed nesdaymomlng ' Mf.-Ralston-Tas Mf.-Ralston-Tas Mf.-Ralston-Tas Mf.-Ralston-Tas Mf.-Ralston-Tas stricken by a cerebral hemorrhage at the home of his cousin, Mrs. Bet : German . In Roanoke.- Roanoke.- He ; was roTnr, v .mhnuni ts hi home StaUnton.-but-never StaUnton.-but-never StaUnton.-but-never StaUnton.-but-never StaUnton.-but-never -re- -re- -re- famll friend Beloved by residents here for I his: friendliness, 1 he was " a "J quiet unoatenuuoua person, - who - enjoy ed helping others. ' 4 Mr VAWjrm wan-a. wan-a. wan-a. memberof Unlted Brethren church at Ve- Ve- rona for the past twenty years. His iuneralwlll .beheldJ5atur: day afternoon at four o'clock from the Verona United Brethren church with the Rev. P. O. Senger, offi- offi- -nrf -nrf tjv n v oirvi?r. mrrf. nHii Ka in th f amiiv lot rmmAnud rhanrf meterv Paalbeareni will be: Edgar Hang- Hang- er,- er,- Cecil -WUkeraon,- -WUkeraon,- -WUkeraon,- Sid - Botkin, T.fi n,, John Armstrong Qjjjug Baker,-auy-KeisterHT Baker,-auy-KeisterHT Baker,-auy-KeisterHT Baker,-auy-KeisterHT Baker,-auy-KeisterHT manMcCallister, Luther Brown lonrt TTv-rott TTv-rott TTv-rott A i ftm - A.ttv. n-Tihm n-Tihm n-Tihm will he - - Hu i 6tephenson, RusseU Andes, rmorv Thomnson. Elmer Thorn o- o- man t w.iipr Jr and Marion Stoner: hnm nt Krkbridse Baths n A.fh.r a ,ihtt .nr4 wu . nn nf tv,. atj, jWrt and Sarah virgin Pr.ftr RAistnn. He at- at- tended mMi schools in this com munity, On March 9, 1905 he was united ! in marriage with - Miss Amle Thompson of Verona and since then he had made his home at Verona prior to moving to Stautt ton "three years ago. Mr. Ralston had been an employ ee for the State Highway Depart' - Besides his wife he is survived by one daughter. Miss Helen Ralston at home: five sons, John Cyrus Ralston- Ralston- now stationed with the armed forces in Germany; Hugh W. Ralston. Verona: - James - E. Ralston, Kenneth T. Ralston, and Paul M, Ralston all at home. Pour grandchildren also survive, : together together with one brother, Charles Ralston of Verona. The body was taken to his late residence late yesterday afternoon, where "friends are asked to meet Saturday afternoon at three o'clock.