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Sephrona E McKeighen Kohlhause

French Lick, Orange County, Indiana, USA
Death 31 Oct 2005 (aged 92)
Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Burial Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
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Sephrona Tewell Kohlhause, Lawrenceville, IL, died Sunday, October 31, 2005, in the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, Lawrenceville, IL. She was 92.

Born on August 6, 1913, in French Lick, IN, she was the daughter of William O. McKeighen and Frankie Lightner McKeighen. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Fred Tewell and Bob Kohlhause.

She had worked in the dietary dept. at United Methodist Village; also worked in a sewing factory; was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Lawrenceville.

Survivors include one son, Earl Montgomery and wife Connie of Lawrenceville; three daughters, Rose Marie Cooper of Lawrenceville, Wanda Cessna of Vincennes, IN and Stanzie Kearby and husband Mike of Lawrenceville; one brother, Frank McKeighen of Huntington, IN; two step-children she raised, Freddie Tewell of Tennessee and Joan Pruitt of Missouri; grandchildren she raised are as follows, Edith Diane (Delbert) Collins of Lawrenceville, Sherry (Richard) Green of Lawrenceville, Darvin (Pam) Hager of Bridgeport, David (Tammy) Hager of Bridgeport, Anna (Leo) Tewell of Lawrenceville; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death her parents, two husbands one son, Bill Montgomery; two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2005, 1:00 p.m., at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, IL. Visitation was held on Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.

Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

The Sumner Press(Sumner,IL)Nov 3 2005

(Ann Harmon Govers)

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sephrona E McKeighen Kohlhause (6 Aug 1913–31 Oct 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17304626, citing Lawrenceville City Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Charlotte Eagleson Sechrest (contributor 46534968) .