Mrs. Ada LOWRY, wife of James Lowry, died of pneumonia at
the family home on East Jordan street at 7:25 last night
after a short illness.
Deceased was a sister of Mayor W. T. and Grant Estes and
leaves a wide circle of warm personal friends to mourn her death.
She leaves family of eight children, five sons and three daughters,
of whom the oldest is nineteen and the youngest four years of age.
Mrs. Lowry was a Christian woman and possessed those traits of
charcater that endeared her to all with whom she came in contact.
A member of the Baptist church for nearly twenty years she was widely
known among her associates of that demonination for her charity and
forgiving disposition and her demise will leave a void that will be
hard to fill.
Funeral services were held at her late home at 10:30 this morning under
the ministration of Rev. A. W. Claxton, pastor of the First Baptist
congregation, after which the body was escorted to the L & N depot
where they placed on board the train and taken to Opdyke where the interment
took place at 2 o'clock this afternoon.
February 27, 1899 Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera