Laura Elizabeth Estes
Laura Estes, 90
Dies Early Today
Mrs. Laura Elizabeth Estes of 1015 South 12th Street died at 7:45 a.m.
today in Jefferson Memorial Hospital at the age of 90 years, seven months
and three days.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at Myers Chapel with
Rev. Carl Whittington and the Rev. F. L. Trotter officiating. Burial will
be in the Bethel Memorial Cemetery.
The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel where friends may call after
4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Mrs. Estes was born Feb. 8, 1877, in Spring Garden township, the daughter of
Robert Marion and Louisa (Page) Bumpus.
In Spring Garden on Dec. 1, 1895, she was married to John C. Estes, who
preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1944. She was also preceded in death by
two sons; Ralph and Harel Estes.
Survivors include a son, Roy L. Estes; a daughter, Mrs. Marvin Powers; a
sister, Mrs. Ollie Miller, all of Mt. Vernon; seven grandchildren; and 13
Mrs. Estes was a member of Second Baptist Church, the Order of Eastern Star
and the Royal Neighbors of American Lodge.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Submitted by Cindy Ford