JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

 
Nora Lucinda Thompson Cowger

OBITUARY:  The Mt. Vernon Register published the following on Friday, July 
11, 1952 which read: "Mrs. Nora Lucredia Cowger of RFD 4, Mt. Vernon died at 
1:50 a.m. today at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, where she had been a patient 
for the past week.  She was 71 years and 22 days of age. Funeral services 
will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Lebanon Baptist Church and burial 
will be in Oakwood Cemetery.  The body will remain at Myers Chapel, where 
friends may call after 11 a.m. Saturday.  Mrs. Cowger was born June 19, 1881 
in Tamaroa, Illinois, the daugher of Ezekiel and Anna (Coover) Thompson.  She 
was married November 28, 1907 to Walter J. Cowger, who preceded her in death 
May 8, 1934.  Mrs. Cowger was a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church and was 
a charter member of the Happy Circle Club.  She is survived by one son, Harry 
A. Cowger of Silver Springs, Maryland; two daughters, Mrs. Katharine Medders 
of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Dorothy Kelley of Peoria, Illinois; a brother, Charles 
J. Thompson of Mt. Vernon; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter."


SUBMITTED BY:"Family Links"
March 28, 2002
 

 
 
 

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