Eddleman, Fern Kathleen

Class of 1926
Business Course

Birth: Sep. 28, 1903, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 1992, Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, USA

Calvin Augustus Eddleman (1869-1949)
Ella Electa Kluttz Eddleman (1869-1932)

Thomas Franklin Bostian (1898-1983)

Tommy R. Bostian
Philip Eddleman Bostian (1932-2014)

Ruth Gertrude Eddleman Lyerly (1893-1963)
Karl Augustus Eddleman (1895-1978)
Carrie Mae Eddleman Troutman (1898-1967)
Ray Albert Eddleman (1900-1952)
Floyd Wiley Eddleman (1906-1996)
Mary Camilla Eddleman Faggert (1912-2000)

Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, China Grove, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Source: www.findagrave.com, # 121748502.


Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), 31 May 1928

Miss Fern Eddleman and Thomas Franklin Bostian were married at 8 o’clock Saturday evening, May 26, at the Lutheran parsonage, China Grove. Rev. C. A. Brown, former pastor of the bride and bridegroom, officiated, using the Lutheran ceremony.

Miss Eddleman wore a costume of pale blue hand-painted crepe with harmonizing accessories, and carried a bouquet of bride’s roses and lilies of the valley. her maid of honor was Miss Genolia Beaver of China Grove. She was attired in blue taffeta, and wore a corsage bouquet of pink rosebuds.

The bridegroom was attended by R. D. Correll of Salisbury as best man.

Immediately after the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Bostian left by motor for a trip north.

The bride was graduated from Mont Amoena seminary, and for the last two years has lived in Charlotte. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin A. Eddleman.

Mr. Bostian is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bostian of China Grove. He was graduated from North Carolina State college, and has been professor and coach at Oak Ridge military institute. He has resigned his position at Oak Ridge, and will now be connected with the Bostian Mercantile company of China Grove.


Kannapolis Daily Independent (Kannapolis, NC), 26 Nov 1992, 6.

Fern Bostian
CHINA GROVE – Fern Eddleman Bostian, 89, formerly of 403 W. Ridge Ave., Landis, died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1992, at Salem Town Retirement Center, Winston-Salem.

Services are planned for 2 p.m. Friday at Lutheran Chapel Church. The Rev. William C. Haskell will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends after the service Friday in the fellowship building of the church.

She was born Sept. 28, 1903, in Rowan County, daughter of the late Calvin Augustus Eddleman and Ella Electra Kluttz Eddleman.

Mrs. Bostian was a homemaker and a member of Lutheran Chapel Church. She had attended Mont Amoena Lutheran School for Girls, Mount Pleasant.

Her husband, Thomas Franklin Bostian, died May 17, 1984.

Survivors include two sons, Tommy R. Bostian of Kannapolis and Phillip E. Bostian of Winston-Salem; a brother, Floyd Eddleman of Miami, Fla.; a sister, Mary Camilla Faggart of China Grove; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Lutheran Chapel Church, P. O. Box 152, China Grove, N. C. 28023.