Saturday, Dec. 15, 1979
The Evening Review
Thomas Ford Ralston, 88, of Burgettstown, Pa., died Friday in the Royal Pavilion in Steubenville following a long illness.
A retired farmer, Mr. Ralston was born Sept. 17, 1891, in Washington County, Pa., a son of William S. Ralston and Rachel Stevenson Ralston
He was a member of both the Frankfort Grange and the United Presbyterian Church.
Besides his wife, Mrs. Mae Belle Hanlin Ralston, survivors include three sons, Clark Ralston of Paris, Pa., John Ralston of Burgettstown and Curtis Ralston of Chester; three daughters, Mrs. Irene Smith of Wheeling, Mrs. George (Helen) Allmon of Steubenville and Mrs. Merle (Pat) Berger of Hookstown; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Lee’s Funeral Home in Burgettstown y the Rev. Earl Davis Monday at 2 p.m.. Burial will be in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery in Florence, Pa.
Friends may call a the funeral home today from 7 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 4 and 7-9 p.m.