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Lou Ingram

August 9, 1936 — October 14, 2018

Lou Eva Ingram, age 82 of Ridgway passed on this life peacefully in the Reflections facility of Holly Brook in Harrisburg, surrounded by her daughters after an extended illness.  Lou Eva was born on August 9, 1936 in Shawneetown, IL to the late Preston and Elizabeth (Gobin) Estes.  On August 17, 1954 she married the love of her life, Ralph Ingram whom she spent 62 years of marriage with before he preceded her in death in 2016.

Lou Eva worked several years as a beautician in her shop before retiring. She enjoyed crafts, sewing and camping with her husband Ralph. After early retirement Lou Eva and Ralph enjoyed traveling to Florida to spend the winter months there. Lou Eva was a faithful member of Scott Street Baptist Church in Eldorado. For many years she was the choir leader, bookkeeper and Sunday school teacher. Lou Eva was a kind and loving soul. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be missed by many..

Lou Eva is survived by her 2 daughters, Cindy (Alan) Drone of Ridgway, IL, and Sandra Wright of Jackson, MO  Grandchildren, Aaron Wright, Amanda (Brad) Schafer,  Jacob Drone and Katie (Noel) Clore.  Great Grandchildren, Ethan and Wyatt Schafer.  She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sonia Ingram.

Visitation for Lou Eva will be Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  Her funeral will immediately follow at the funeral home starting at 1:00 PM with Rev. Roy Dale Orr officiating.  She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Wolf Creek Cemetery in Eldorado.

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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