Mount Vernon News
  • Lillian L. Lower

  • May 18, 2011

MOUNT VERNON — Lillian Louise Lower, 91, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.

Lillian was born March 1, 1920, in Fredericktown to Leland and Florence (Robinson) Ebersole and had spent her lifetime in Knox County. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Mount Vernon and had served as a Red Cross volunteer for 14 years, the baker of cookies and mother to all.

Surviving are her daughters, Linda (George) Vogt of Mount Vernon, Marsha (Chris) Bergs of Lebanon, Ohio, Brenda (David) Parr of Mount Vernon and Doris (David) Schnormeier of Gambier; her sons, Robert “Bob” (Kay) Lower and Phillip (Shirley) Lower, both of Mount Vernon; 18 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; her sisters, Aileen Bishop of Fredericktown, Ruth Reeder of Butler and Bonnie Hobson of Ashland; and her brothers, Richard (Judy) Ebersole of Fredericktown and Robert (Betty) Ebersole of Cochran, Ga.

Besides her parents, Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Densel Lower; sister, Vivian Morris; and brothers, Lloyd R. Ebersole, C. Ernest Ebersole and W. Lewis Ebersole.

Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, where a Prayer Service will follow the calling hours. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Father Mark J. Hammond as the celebrant. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the hospice of your choice.

To send a private online condolence to the family, visit

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Lillian L. Lower.

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