Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

January 29, 2013

Ardyth D. Weldon


Daily Iowegian

CINCINNATI — Ardyth D. Weldon, 91, of Cincinnati, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. She was born the daughter of Claude M. and Carrie (Jones) Ewing on April 21, 1921 on the family State Line Farm near Cincinnati. She graduated from the Cincinnati High School in 1938, and later would receive her normal training at Centerville Junior College and in Kirksville, Mo.

On Oct. 17, 1940, Ardyth was united in marriage to Max Warren Weldon in Lancaster, Mo. She farmed along side her husband since 1943 on the current farm she was still living on. She was a school teacher for more than 28 years, teaching at Brush College, Livingston, North Bend, Exline, Rathbun and Centerville. She was past president of Chapter CI of PEO in Cincinnati and a member of the First Christian Church in Cincinnati.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Max W. Weldon on Aug. 18, 2005; and brothers, Ermal Ewing, Claude "Buster" Ewing and John Ewing.

Ardyth is survived by: her daughter, Donna Mullenix and her husband, Gerald of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Barb Mullenix of Mitchellville and Randy Mullenix of Cincinnati; great-granddaughter, Brandi Flickinger and her husband, Jason of Altoona; one great-great-granddaughter, Taylor Flickinger; and brothers, Don Ewing (late Ruby) of Unionville, Iowa and Larry Ewing (Joann) of Cincinnati.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the Rev. Kay Singley officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Cincinnati. Visitation was held on Monday, Jan. 21 from 2-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church in Cincinnati and can be left or mailed to the funeral home.

The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Centerville has been entrusted with the services and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.