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Ollie "Vern" EDWARDS

Female 1919 - 2016  (96 years)


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  • Name Ollie "Vern" EDWARDS 
    Born 23 Jul 1919  , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Married Name Vern Lawhorn  [1
    Married Name Vern Peper 
    Obituary
    • Mrs. Vern Peper of O’Fallon, MO departed this life at Delmar Gardens in O’Fallon, MO on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 5:50 P.M. She had attained the age of 96 years, 6 months and 27 days.

      Vern was born in Beaucoup, IL on July 23, 1919 the daughter of Vernon and Ellen (nee Green) Edwards. She was united in marriage to William Lawhorn and after his passing she later married Lawrence Peper and he preceded her in death.

      Mrs. Peper was a homemaker. She was a past member of Grace United Methodist Church in Nashville, IL. She enjoyed reading, sewing and enjoyed church activities.

      Left to mourn her passing is her sons, Bill Lawhorn and late wife Mary and Douglas Lawhorn and wife Patricia all of O’Fallon, MO; 6 grandchildren, Robin(Michael)Griggs, Jeff(Teresa)Lawhorn, Malinda(Dan) Chin, Chris(Tracy)Lawhorn, Sarah Lawhorn, David(Amy)Lawhorn; 20 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

      She was preceded in death by his parents, 2 daughters, Mary Ellen Gowins and Sylvia Counts; 2 brothers and 4 sisters.

      Funeral Services will be held from the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville, IL on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 12 P.M. Interment will be in the Beaucoup Cemetery.

      Friends may call at the Campagna Funeral Home in Nashville on Saturday from 10 A.M. until the service hour.

      Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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    FamilySearch ID
    Died 17 Jan 2016  Delmar Gardens Assisted Living, O’Fallon, St. Charles County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 96y 6m 27d 
    Buried 23 Jan 2016  Beaucoup Cemetery, Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3742  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 

    Family 1 William Levi LAWHORN,   b. 25 Feb 1913, , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1965  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1936  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Marriage Record of LAWHORN, William L. and Vern Edwards
    Marriage Record of LAWHORN, William L. and Vern Edwards
    Children 
    +1. William Vernon LAWHORN, Jr.
     2. Mary Ellen LAWHORN,   b. 30 May 1938, , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1986  (Age 48 years)
     3. Sylvia June LAWHORN,   b. 17 Feb 1940, , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1997  (Age 56 years)
    +4. Douglas James LAWHORN
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F1405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lawrence PEPER 
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F2159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jul 1919 - , Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Oct 1936 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Jan 2016 - Beaucoup Cemetery, Beaucoup, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos Family of Bill LAWHORN
    Bill & Vern, Children L-R: Mary Ellen, Doug (baby), William, and Silvia (A living individual is linked to this item - Requires login to see details.)
    PEPER, Vern (Edwards) Lawhorn
    PEPER, Vern (Edwards) Lawhorn

  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Betty (Lawhorn) Bunger, compiler, "Lawhorn/Coates Family Genealogy," supplied 2005 by Bunger, Kirkland, Illinois, Recorded 29 May 2005.

    2. [S1176] "Mrs. Vern Peper" obituary, Campagna Funderal Homes - View Obituaries,, (http://www.campagnafuneralhomes.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1734366 : accessed 2 April 2016) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1087] Washington County, Illinois, "Register of Marriages", Book F, p. 225, No. 169, (1936); Lawhorn-Edwards; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois (Reliability: 3).