Archive for Monday, April 15, 1996


April 15, 1996


— Services for Neva H. Showger, 84, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Canton United Methodist Church, Canton, with the Rev. Ron Lowry officiating. Burial will be at Canton Township Cemetery.

Mrs. Showger died April 11, 1996, at Sterling Heights nursing home.

She was born Nov. 3, 1911, in Stockton, the daughter of Samuel and Mary Alice Hulse Groves.

Mrs. Showger, a homemaker, had lived in Lawrence for the past four years, moving from Perry.

She was a member of Canton United Methodist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary of Perry and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in El Dorado.

She married Cecil Showger on Dec. 27, 1928, in El Dorado. He died Aug. 11, 1990.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Showger, Fairfax, Va., and Richard Showger, Lyons; a daughter, Geraldine Showger, Lawrence; a brother, Gerald Groves, Haysville; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Senior Services' Adult Day Program.

Olson's Mortuary in Canton is in charge of arrangements.

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