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Ada Lowry
	

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 

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