Creston, Union County, Iowa
OBITUARY - EDNA McCAHAN, Shannon City
AFTON - Edna D[elora]. McCAHON, 75, of rural Shannon City died Monday afternoon [September 23, 1985] at her home.
Services will be
10:30 a.m. Thursday at the United Presbyterian Church in Tingley. The Rev. Doris HANSON will officiate with
burial in the Oakland Cemetery at Shannon City. Friends may call after noon today with a family night
from 7 to 8 tonight at the Stroud-Lindsay Funeral Home here.
McCAHON was born May 24, 1910, in West Burlington to Bert and Belle
(nee CORNICK) COE. On June 15, 1940, she married Archie McCAHON in West Burlington. She lived in the West
Burlington area until moving to Shannon City in 1940. She taught school for many years at Afton, Shannon City and
Tingley. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Tingley, United Presbyterian Women and Mariners.
Survivors include two sisters, Ruth (Mrs. Merl) WILLIAMS of Stronghurst, Ill., and Edith COE of Mount Pleasant.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and a daughter, Leah Dell in 1967.
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