Mrs. Cora Inez Holmes Rairdon, 206 West Tenth street, widow of William Rairdon,
died at today at DeaconessHospital in Evansville.
She would have been 75 years old on the coming April 7. Her
late husband, a long-time employee of the former Home Mill & Grain Co., and
more recently a parking meter patrolman of Mt. Vernon Civil City died last
February 1. Mrs. Rairdon entered the hospital
three weeks ago.
The body has been brought to Short-Niehaus
Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon where friends may call after Thursday .
Rev. August E. Binder, pastor of Trinity Evangelical and
Reformed Church, of which the deceased was a member, will conduct the funeral
service at 2 p.m. Saturday in Short-Niehaus chapel.
Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery.
Mrs. Rairdon was a member of the
Auxiliary of Trinity Church, Helen Rebekah lodge, the
Past Noble Grand Club of Helen Rebekah lodge and
Harrow Women's Relief Corps.
Born at Sellersburg, Ind., a daughter of George Holmes and Dora
Berry Holmes, the deceased came to Mt.Vernon as a girl. During her long
residence here her gentle, sympathetic disposition and her devotion to her
family and friends had earned her the respect and love of many.
the son, Clarence, Evansville; a brother, Clarence Holmes, Louisville, Ky; four sisters, Mrs. James A. Blackburn
and Mrs. Arthur Watson, Mt.Vernon, Mrs. Edna Collier, Evansville, and Mrs. George Grubs, Indianapolis and nieces and nephews.