Elsie Mahan

Monday, July 19, 2004

VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Elsie Lucille Mahan, 73, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Mound City, Ill., died Sunday, July 18, 2004, at the Methodist Hospital in Paragould.

She was born Dec. 21, 1930, at Providence, Ky., daughter of Fred and Willie Cox Stevens. She and Ernest Mahan were married. He died Dec. 19, 1974.

Mahan was a retired cook with the River Towboat Co.

Survivors include sister-in-law Lynda Stevens of Frankfort, Ind.

She was preceded in death by a brother.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Jones Funeral Home at Villa Ridge.

Graveside service will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Cemetery at Mound City.