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EPPERSON, Leonora (ASH) ~ Salt Lake Tribune 25 Aug 1937
Prominent Kaysville Woman Dies in Salt Lake Hospital
Mrs. Leonara A. Epperson, widow of William Perry Epperson, former manager of the Inland Printing company, and prominent in Kaysville civic and social circles, died of complications following an appendectomy Tuesday at 7:48 a. m. in a local hospital. She was 76 years old.
Mrs. Epperson was born July 19, 1861, in Raymond, Ill., a daughter of John and Tabitha Ash. When she was 10 years old when moved with her parents to Colorado City, Colo., where she married Mr. Epperson May 10, 1888.
Active in Civic Affairs
During her residence in Colorado she was active in civic enterprises. She was a member of the school board of Colorado City for many years, and was grand chief and supreme representative of the Pythian Sisters of Colorado.
In 1909 she moved in Greenriver, Utah, where she and her husband lived until 1912, when they moved to Kaysville.
In the latter community she was credited with obtaining the public library. She was vice chairman of the Davis County Red Cross for many years, and during the World war participated in Liberty loan drives. She was also a founder of the Kaysville Bay View Reading club, and a communicant of St. Mark's Episcopal church in Salt Lake City.
Private Funeral Services
Surviving are a son and daughter, Clyde A. Epperson, Kaysville; Mrs. Estella E. Barbour, Bronxville, N. Y.; a brother, Adelbert E. Ash, of Kingman, Kan., and three grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be conducted at the family residence in Kaysville Thursday at 4 p. m., followed by public services at the graveside in the Kaysville-Layton cemetery.
Friends may call at the Evans and Early mortuary chapel in Salt Lake City Wednesday from 7 p. m. until 9 p. m., and at the home in Kaysville Thursday from 1 p. m. until 3 p. m.

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