Mount Ayr Record News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
September 14, 1972
OBITUARY ~ MRS. NELLIE MAGGARD
Mrs. Nellie G. MAGGARD, daughter of Solomon and Amanda BEAR, was born October 13, 1879, and departed this life
September 8, 1972, at the age of 92 years, 11 months and two days.
On May 28, 1896, she was united in marriage
with Lance [Alanson Enoch] MAGGARD and of this union were born six children - Norval, Roy, Lula (Mrs. Truman BAKER), Mary (Mrs.
Roy MILLARD), Clifford and Loren.
Following the death of her husband [January 17, 1943], Mrs. MAGGARD made her home with her
son, Roy, until eight years ago, when she fell and broke a hip. Since that time, she had resided in the Clearview
Home in Mount Ayr. She was a member of the High Point Methodist Church.
She is survived by four children; two
daughters-in-law, Doris and Vera MAGGARD; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Agnes GILES, of
California and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held September 10, from the Kellerton
United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Sheridan MALLOTT. Music was provided by Esther MANNING and Jack
HUGHES, who sang "How Great Thou Art" and "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder." Casketbearers were Dr. Wm. CHANEY,
Harold HARVEY, Paul WION, Lynn BUELL, Porter HAVELY and Donald SERVIER. She was laid to rest in the Maple Row
Cemetery at Kellerton.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, May of 2012