Mrs. Nancy Lou Courson, Abingdon Chapel

67 of 1173 N. Kellogg St. died at 9:10 pm Sunday, December 24, 2006 at her home following a cancer illness since 1994.
She was born on August 12, 1939 in Abingdon to Clyde K. and Hazel L. Meyers Peterson, Sr. She married David H. Courson on June 2, 1957 at the Abingdon Christian Church. He survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Kevin Courson of Denison, TX, Todd (and Amy) Courson of Maquon, Cary (and Diana) Courson of Battle Ground, WA, Dustin (and Kerry) Courson of Galesburg; one daughter, Julie Courson of Galesburg; 17 grandchildren including a granddaughter, Paelynne Courson who was raised in the home; 3 great grandchildren; one sister, Sally Housh, of Galesburg; two brothers, Donald (Linda Fry) Peterson of Monmouth and William (Ramona Sickles) Peterson of Abingdon;
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Rory Courson, two brothers, Gale Peterson and Clyde Peterson, Jr.
She had lived in the Abingdon area and graduated from Abingdon High School in 1957. She and her husband ran a dairy farm near Williamsfield for 38 years. She had lived in Galesburg the past 3 years.
She was a member of the Williamsfield United Methodist Church.
She loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and craft work.
Graveside service will be at 1:30 pm Thursday, December 28, 2006 at the Knoxville Cemetery. Eleanor Landon will officiate. There will be no visitation with the family bu friends may call Thursday morning until noon at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

11 Guestbook Entries to “Mrs. Nancy Lou Courson, Abingdon Chapel”

  1. Very sorry to hear of your loss. We will be unable to attend the service but will be thinking of you and our prayers are with you.

  2. Our Deepest Sympathy goes out to all of the family, especially David and Paelynne

  3. I am sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sorrowful time.

  4. David and family,
    So sorry to hear of Nancy’s death. Know she had been quite ill and suffered much in the past. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Ruthann, Lawrence, and family

  5. David and Family,

    We are very sorry to hear of your loss.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. Courson Family,
    I know my mom was a good friend of Nancy’s and know that she had been suffering for quite some time. I am sending my mom and dad’s condolences as well as my family’s. Take care and god bless. Shawn Onion DeJaynes daughter of Beverly (Hatch) and Russell Onion.

  7. David and family,

    Nancy was a wonderful woman. I always thought so much of her. I am truly sorry for your loss. She will be deeply missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. Very sorry for your loss…Take care… Always, Vicki

  9. JULIE, I JUST HEARD ABOUT YOUR MOM. I AM SO SORRY. YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. TAKE CARE AND GOD BLESS.

  10. So Sorry to hear of the loss of Nancy,wonderful wife and mother. I know she will deeply missed by all those who knew her. I met her several years ago and even then made an impression that would last to this day. Her spirit will live on through her childern and grandchildren. God Bless each of you. Special thoughts to Todd and his wife and Julie, my prayers are with you during this most difficult time

  11. SORRY TO HEAR OF MY GRANDMOTHERS PASSING FROM THE NEWSPAPER!

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