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Nancy Jane "Nannie" Pearson Lemon
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1859
Audrain County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1925
Callaway County
Missouri, USA

Nancy, "Nannie" Jane was the daughter of Rufus Stanley & Lucy Ann (Ward) Pearson.

She married Walter Thomas Lemon in Mexico, Audrain Co, MO on March 15, 1881.

Four of their children were Robert, Lucy, Ruth, & James McWilliams.

On June 4, 1900, W.T., age 46, & Nannie, 42, were renting a home in Boulder, Boulder Co, CO where he worked as a physician. They had been married 19 years, & Nannie had given birth to 4 children, but only 3 were living. Their children were shown as Lucy, age 18; Ruth, 13; & James, 8.

On April 20, 1910, Walter T., age 56, & Nannie J., 51, were renting a home in Fulton Ward 1, Callaway Co, MO where he a physician of medicine. They had been married 29 years. Nannie had give birth to 5 children, but only 3 were still living. Their children were Lucy L., age 28, a teacher of the deaf; James McW, 18; Ruth L. McKinney, age 23, divorced, a secretary for a college, & her son, Walter McKinney, age 2.

Nancy died from heart problems at their home in Fulton at 8:15 a.m. on February 2, 1925. She had lived 65 years, 10 months, & 17 days. Her daughter, shown as Mrs. D. Brown of Fulton, was the informant on her death certificate. She was buried on February 5.

"Mrs. W.T. Lemon Dead
Born in Mexico 66 years ago and Was Educated at Hardin College
Died in Fulton

Mrs. Nannie Jane Lemon, wife of Dr. W.T. Lemon, passed away Monday morning, February 2, 1925, at 8:15 at her home on St. Louis Avenue at the age of 66 years. Death came as a result of heart trouble. She had been in fairly good health up to last Friday and on Sunday evening was up and around the house.

A funeral service will be held at the home on St. Louis Avenue about Thursday, though the exact date will not be set until a son and daughter arrive from Florida. The service will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in this city.

Nannie Jane Pearson was born March 15, 1859, in Mexico, Mo. She was a daughter of R.S. and Lucy Ann Pearson. She grew up and received her education in Mexico, completing her work at Hardin College.

She was married in 1881 to Dr. W.T. Lemon. The couple had made their home in Fulton for the past 18 years. Mrs. Lemon was a devout member of the Methodist Church, practicing her Christianity in her daily work.

She leaves to mourn her passing, two daughters, Mrs. Doyle S. Brown, of Fulton; Mrs. B.C. Riley, of Gainsville, Fla., one son, James M. Lemon of Gainsville, Fla. One son died in infancy. She also leaves the following brothers and sisters: C.A. Pearson, Sedalia, Mo.; C.S. Pearson, Pueblo, Colo.; W.M. Pearson, Billings, Mont.; M.W. Pearson, St. Louis; George M. Pearson, Mexico; Mrs. J.F. McWilliams, Mexico and Miss Nina Pearson, Mexico. Her mother died eight years ago and her father, four years ago."

Fulton Sun
February 2, 1925

Obituary was provided by Cynthia (Pearson) DuFour.
Family links: 
  Rufus Stanley Pearson (1826 - 1921)
  Lucy Ann Ward Pearson (1830 - 1917)
  Walter Thomas Lemon (1854 - 1927)*
  Charles Albert Pearson (1849 - 1938)*
  Lucy Eleanor Pearson McWilliams (1855 - 1940)*
  Nancy Jane Pearson Lemon (1859 - 1925)
  Wallace Milton Pearson (1861 - 1947)*
  George Montezuma Pearson (1863 - 1939)*
  Maurice Ward Pearson (1865 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Cemetery
Callaway County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: Feb 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105422900
Nancy Jane Nannie <i>Pearson</i> Lemon
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- Virginia Brown
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013

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