Clara Bell Coyner


Mrs. Clara Bell Coyner of Adair, Dies

Mrs. Clara Bell Coyner, 90, of Adair, died at her home Sunday at 5:40 p.m (Sep. 8, 1957). She had been in poor health for several years and seriously ill for four weeks. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Clugston Funeral Home in Macomb. The Rev. John H. Clarke will officiate and burial will be in Pennington Point Cemetery.

Mrs. Coyner was born in June (16), 1867 in Ross County, Ohio, to Jacob and Harriet Hall Snyder. She came to Illinois in 1873 and lived on a farm south of Adair. She was married to Henry Coyner on December, 1890. She moved to Adair in 1922. Mrs. Coyner had been a member of the Adair Methodist Church most of her life.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Elsie Herndon and Mrs. Dovie Seymour, both of Adair. Also surviving are five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; two brothers, George Snyder, Plymouth; and May Snyder, Adair; and one sister, Mrs. Minnie Simeral of Adair. One brother, Alvin Snyder preceded her in death. One brother and one sister died in infancy.

The family will meet friends from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

(Macomb Daily Journal, Sep. 9, 1957, submitted by Lewis Wetzel)



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