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Anna Pierce Coward
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Birth: Jul., 1896
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1985
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA

Death Notice:

COWARD - Of 103 Grandview Drive, Bridgeton, N.J. on Saturday, March 16,1985.  Anna D. (nee Pierce) Coward, wife of the late John L. Coward Sr., mother of Henry Coward, John L. Coward Jr., Frances Sammons, Mrs. Melvin (Minnie) Coombs, Mrs. Artie (Velma) Coombs, Mrs. Walter (Alice) Carney, aged 89 years.

Relatives and friends are invited without further notice to attend the funeral services on Wednesday morning, March 20 at 10:30 a.m. from the Russell C. Sheppard Funeral Home, 613 Salem-Quinton Road (Rt. 49), Salem, N.J. Interment at Fernwood Memorial Park Cemetery.  Friends may call on Tuesday evening after 7 o'clock at the funeral home.


Anna D. Coward, 89, of 103 Grandview Drive died Saturday morning at Bridgeton Hospital, where she had been a patient the past five weeks. She had been in failing health the past four years.

She was born in Greenwich, the daughter of the late James and Charlotte Pierce and was the wife of the late John L. Coward Sr. She had lived in Greenwich all her life until four years ago when she moved to her present address. She attended the First Church of the Nazarene where she was very active.

She is survived by two sons, Henry Coward and John L. Coward Jr., both of Bridgeton; four daughters, Frances Sammons of Greenwich, Mrs. Melvin (Minnie) Coombs of Stow Creek, Mrs. Artie (Velma) Coombs and Mrs. Walter (Alice) Carney, both of Bridgeton. 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Coward was predeceased by a daughter, Mrs. Frank Grace) Durham, and two brothers, Leon and Harry Pierce.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday from the Russell C. Sheppard Funeral Home, 613 Salem-Quinton Road (Route 49), Salem. Interment will be at Fernwood Memorial Park Cemetery.

Family links: 
  James Wilson Pierce (1855 - 1931)
  Charlotte Pierce Pierce (1867 - 1926)
  John Laffette Coward (1886 - 1969)
  Lydia Frances Coward Sammons (1910 - 2002)*
  Minnie Coward Coombs (1913 - 2000)*
  Velma Coward Coombs (1915 - 2006)*
  John L. Coward (1926 - 2006)*
  Leon Pierce (1891 - 1918)*
  Anna Pierce Coward (1896 - 1985)
*Calculated relationship
Fernwood Cemetery
Cumberland County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Spaceman Spiff
Record added: Apr 26, 2013
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Anna <i>Pierce</i> Coward
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 Added: Apr. 26, 2013

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