Iva May Esmon
Former Resident Dies Last Night in East St. Louis
Relatives here were notified today of the death of Mrs. Ren Esmon,
which occurred last night at East St. Louis. The body will be
brought to Mt. Vernon for burial and will arrive Thursday, when
funeral plans will be made.
Mrs. Esmon was the wife of Ren Esmon, and before her marriage was
Miss Iva Owens, daughter of the late Tom Owens and wife and was
born and raised in Mt. Vernon. The body will be taken to the home
of Mrs. Reed Buford, a sister of Mrs. Esmon.
It is said Mrs. Esmon died while being operated on.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson