JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Edith Emily Crowder
                                                                                              
Edith E. Crowder Dies Saturday; Funeral Tues.

Mrs. Edith Emily Crowder of RFD 3, Mt. Vernon, died at 2:30 p. m. Saturday 
at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was 58 years, three months and four days of age. 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p. m. at the 15th street Church of God, 
with the Rev. Owen Post officiating, and burial will be in Oakwood cemetery. The body 
will remain at Myers Chapel, where friends may call at any time until the funeral hour. 

Mrs. Crowder was born March 12, 1893 in White county, Ill., the daughter of Samuel L. and 
Maggie (Bennett) Sheridan. On November 26, 1932 (sic.) she was married, in Mt. Vernon, to 
Thomas C. Crowder, who survives. 
Mrs. Crowder was a member of the 15th street Church of God. 

Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Robison of Mt. Vernon; 
a step-son, Charles DeRoy Crowder of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Thomas Owen Sheridan of Mt. Vernon; 
two sisters, Mrs. M. T. Smith of Carbondale and Mrs. Harry Killes of Kimmswick, Mo., a half-brother, 
Samuel L. Sheridan of Detroit, Mich.; two half-sisters, Mrs. Frances Selby and Mrs. Ruth Grant of 
Detroit, Mich.; and three grandchildren.

Source: The Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Monday, June 18, 1951
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman


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