Erma P. Cowger, 88, Nevada, died Aug. 24, 2005, at Christian Health Care where she had been a resident the past four years.
She was born Nov. 10, 1916, in Butler, to Willie Silvers and Caroline (Vogt) Silvers. She married Earl Cowger, and he preceded her in death in 1994. She worked as one of the original "Harvey" Girls at Fred Harvey Restaurant in Gladstone, Mo. After that she worked for various other restaurants in Gladstone.
She is survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, Mo., at 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26.