We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Nona Bower

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Nona Bower

Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 2, 2007 for 97 year old Nona Bower of Chester, IL who passed away Saturday, September 29, 2007 at St. Annís Healthcare Center in Chester, IL.

She was born September 5, 1910 in Vergennes, IL, the daughter of Edward and Arninda (Bagley) Holliday. She married Shirley Bower on October 10, 1927 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on April 10, 1984.

Survivors include two sons, Glenn Bower of Belleville, IL and Bill Bower of Indiana. Two daughters, Norma Wiscombe of Millstadt, IL and Mary Reed of Golden, MO. One brother, Kent Holliday of Ava, IL. Three sisters, Hazel Johnson of Belleville, IL, Louise Johnson of Cahokia, IL and Billie Holliday of Belleville, IL. 20 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and one son in law also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two daughters, one son, two brothers, four sisters, one daughter in law, one son in law and one grandson.

Friends are calling after 6pm Monday, October 1, 2007 at the Wilsonís Funeral Home in Ava, IL.

Funeral service for Nona Bower will be Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 1pm from the Wilsonís Funeral Home in Ava, IL with Rev. Jim Easton officiating. Burial will be in the Bower Cemetery in Ava, IL.

Memorials can be made to the cemetery, Alzheimerís Association or to Hospice of Southern Illinois.