---- — Louise Nowland, 91, of Sesser, died 2:35 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at her home in Sesser.
She was born July 16, 1922, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Oscar and Nannie (Crowder) Ward. She married Gordon N. Nowland in Piggott, Ark., on Dec. 15, 1949; he survives in Sesser.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and three sisters.
She was a homemaker and was of the Protestant faith.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the chapel at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn with Brother Larry Cook officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.
There will be no public visitation.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Heart Association and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.