Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ LEOTA LAVON GAULE
Leota Lavon KNIGHT, eldest daughter of Verne and Florence FERBER KNIGHT, was born in Ringgold County, IA on
July 27, 1916. She departed from life on March 17, 1998 at Creston, IA.
On February 3, 1934, she was united
in marriage to Clifford GAULE. To this union four children were born: Phyllis (husband, Sam) BATHURST, Beverly
(husband, Ronald) MONK, Floyd Lee (wife, Deloris) and Michael.
They farmed for many years. Later they moved
to Marshalltown, IA where they both were employed at the Iowa Veterans Home.
Clifford passed away in 1988.
When Leota got to the place where she couldn't care for herself she moved to the Clearview Nursing Home in
Clearfield where she received excellent car and made her home for the past two years.
Left to found are her
children; two daughters-in-law, Deloris GAULE and Liana GAULE; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and three
great-great-grandchildren. Also a sister, Ethel and husband George STILL; a brother-in-law Earl and wife Nioma GAULE;
sisters-in-law Mabel and husband Howard WOOD, Darlene MOBLEY and Josephine GAULE; several nieces and nephews.
her in death were her husband Clifford, a son Floyd Lee and her parents.
Funeral services were held in the Wilson-Watson
& Armstrong Funeral Home in Clearfield on Friday, March 29, 1998. Officiating was Robert RICHARDSON. Interment was
made in Clearfield Cemetery, Clearfield, Iowa.
Submission by Ann Wyer, April of 2012
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