Ailor, Eva D. (Nowery) (September 13, 1872 - July 29, 1954)

Death Takes Mrs. Eva Ailor Thurs

Douglas Budget - Unknown

Mrs. Eva D. Ailor, mother of Mrs. Scott Layton, and resident of Douglas for the past eight years passed away quietly at Converse county Memorial hospital hast Thursday. She was 81 years of age.

Funeral services were held Monday at her old home in Auburn, Nebr., with old friends acting as pallbearers.

Eva D. Nowery was born in Stillville, W. Va., Sept. 13, 1872, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Nowery. On June 12, 1894, she was married in Parkersburg, to Perry D. Ailor of Stella, Nebr. Soon after their marriage they moved to Haddam, Kan. and later to Auburn, Neb., where Mr. Ailor passed away in 1909. Mrs. Ailor continued to live in Auburn until eight years ago when she moved to Douglas to make her home.

Mrs. Ailor was an active member of the Auburn Christian church for nearly 50 years and took a prominent part in the womens' department of the church. She was a charter member of Venus Chapter, No. 18, O. E. S. at Haddam, Kansas.

Surviving members of her family are: one daughter, Mrs. Scott E. Layton; one son, Howard T. Ailor, New York City; one granddaughter, Miss Peggy Ann Layton of Douglas, one sster, Mrs. C. T. Smith and one brother, Mr. R. C. Nowery, both of Parkersburg.

Funeral services were held at the May and Timm Funeral Home in Auburn at 2:30 with the Rev. Leo Epperston, pastor of the First Christian church officiating.

Interment was made in Sheridan Cemetery, Auburn.


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