Mrs. Ellen Coverdill Dies Saturday Eve
Had Resided Here for Past 14 Months; Rites Are Held on Tuesday
Mrs. Ellen Coverdill of this city died Saturday evening at 11:50 in Macoupin County Nursing home. Her death occurred about three weeks before her 79th birthday. She had been a resident at the nursing home for 14 months.
Mrs. Coverdill was born Dec. 19, 1878 in Pennsylvania. She had lived the greater part of her life in Girard, but did reside in Virden a short time before coming to Carlinville. Her husband, Fred, died Nov. 1, 1941.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Grace Sheppard of Auburn; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at C. M. Shane funeral home in Girard, with the Rev. Harold Hedden officiating. Interment was in Girard cemetery.