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Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 9/21/2009 at 14:41:14

"The Fairfield Ledger", Wednesday, September 16, 2009, Page 8

JEFFREY, Erma -- Erma JEFFREY, 95, of Fairfield, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, at Parkview Care Center in Fairfield.

A service will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fairfield, with the Rev. Suzanne Swahn officiating. Interment will be at Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield.

Visitation will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday at Raymond Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church or Hospice.

Mrs. JEFFREY was born Feb. 7, 1914, near Libertyville, the daughter of Harvey and Isabelle WILSON LOUTH. She married Ralph E. JEFFREY June 22, 1935, in Fairfield. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. JEFFREY was a graduate of Batavia High School. She and her husband lived in Batavia and Packwood before moving to Fairfield in 1948. She worked at Fairfield Glove before retirement.

Mrs. JEFFREY was a member of First Christian Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years and was one of the first ladies to be elected an elder of the church. She also belonged to the Eagles Auxiliary and was a past president.

Mrs. JEFFREY liked to bowl, read, travel, play bingo and sew for her family.

Survivors include three sons, Edwin JEFFREY and wife Joyce of Fairfield, Dale JEFFREY and wife Myrintha of Anamosa and David JEFFREY and wife Juanita of Cedar Rapids; two daughters, Dorothy HUDSON of Burlington and Mary SHOTTEN and husband Ray of Ottumwa; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Elmer LOUTH of Birmingham and Roy LOUTH of San Diego, Calif.; and one sister, Betty LAWSON.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; three grandchildren; and one sister, Mildred BABCOCK.

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