Leonora <I>Gordon</I> Groves

Leonora Gordon Groves

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 14 Jul 1920 (aged 34)
Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
Burial Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
Plot Ewing Addition
Memorial ID 78525840 · View Source
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Lexington Intelligencer, July 16, 1920
Death of Mrs. Wm. M. Groves
Mrs. William M. Groves died Wednesday night at 8 o'clock at her home, 1615
Franklin St., after a week's illness of peritonitis. A son was born to
Mrs. Groves July 3rd, and her condition was favorable until complications
arose. All that medical skill and nursing could do was done, but all to no
avail, and the spirit of the young mother passed away.
Mrs. Groves was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E.C. Gordon of St. Louis. She
was born September 17, 1885, in Salem, Virginia, but was reared and
educated in Lexington, where her father was the pastor of the Presbyterian
Church for a number of years. She was married to Mr. Groves October 8,
1919, and came with her husband to live among old friends and
acquaintances, loved and respected by all who knew her.
Mrs. Groves is survived by her husband, infant son, parents, and six
brothers and three sisters, as follows: L.C., and E.C. Gordon, Jr., of Fort
Scott, Kans.; Stanley, of British Columbia; Dr. F.C., AL., A.W., Mrs. J.D.
McConkie, and Miss Hattie Gordon, of St. Louis, and Mrs. C.M. Jesperson of
Anniston, Ala.
The funeral services conducted by Rev. J.E. Alexander and Rev. Robert L.
Cowan, will be held from the home this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

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  • Created by: Bev Duvall
  • Added: 15 Oct 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 78525840
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonora Gordon Groves (17 Sep 1885–14 Jul 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 78525840, citing Machpelah Cemetery, Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Bev Duvall (contributor 47414190) .