The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1933
OBITUARY - MRS. J. HALL LIGGETT.
[Mary] Louise CAMPBELL, daughter of James and Nancy CAMPBELL, was born in Guernsey county, Ohio. When a young girl she moved to
Monmouth, Illnois, where she made her home.
She had three sisters and one brother, all of whom preceded her in death. Her
brother, J. Milton CAMPBELL, visited her here several times, and was known by many Mount Ayr people. His son Boyd, Mrs.
LIGGETT's nephew, was also known here.
In 1891 she was married to
J. Hall LIGGETT [his second wife, and widow] and came to
Mount Ayr to assume the duties of mother to his three little girls. These girls grew up under her care. Mary, Mrs. Wesley
PETERS, lives now in Denver, Colorado. The other two, Josephine and Pearl, preceded her in death. Her husband, Hall LIGGETT,
died in 1926.
She is also survived by three nieces, Mrs. Callie UNDERWOOD, of Peoria, Illinois, and Rose and Pearl CAMPBELL, of Southern
Ms. LIGGETT was always of a happy disposition, being kind and thoughtful of others, and had many friends. She
was known to many as "Aunt Lou."
She has always been a Christian, becoming a member of the Presbyterian church early in
life, and later transferring her membership to the United Presbyterian church.
She was 83 years of age.
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 2:30 at the Rhoades Funeral Home, conducted by Dr. Jesse JOHNSON, pastor of
the United Presbyterian church, and burial was in Rose Hill cemetery [Mount Ayr].CARD OF THANKS.
We deeply appreciate the kindness of neighbors and friends, so generously manifested during the illness and at the death and funeral.
-A. B. and T. H. Liggett and families.
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