OBITUARY - FLORA BELLE WAUGH
Flora Belle WAUGH was born March 9, 1906 on the family farm near Redding, Iowa. She was the daughter of Charles M. and
Tillie (GLENDENNING) WAUGH.
Flora Belle grew up and lived most of her life near Redding. She graduated from Redding high school in 1928 and started
her college education in Oskaloosa, Iowa. She then transferred to Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa.
Flora Belle taught school for 50 years. She started out in Ridgeway, Missouri; later teaching in Blockton and Gravity,
Iowa before starting a 26-year tenure in Treynor, Iowa. She then taught in Stuart and Afton, Iowa and retired as a teacher
at Diagonal, Iowa. Flora Belle was the librarian for the Mount Ayr Public Library and the Mount Ayr correspondent for the
Creston News Advertiser for many years. She moved in Mount Ayr into 1968.
Flora Belle was a lifelong member and Sunday school teacher at Middle Fork Methodist Church, the Literature Club, D.A.R.
and the Garden Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Tillie WAUGH; a brother Clifton WAUGH; and two sisters, Ferne
JACKSON and Glenna WAUGH.
Survivors include two sisters, Hazel JACKSON of Mount Ayr and Odean KRAFT of Chicago, Illinois; nine nieces, Helen BENCE
of Indianola, Marjorie HUDSON of Knoxville, Tennessee, Anna Louise LILES of Illinois, Alice GARDNER of Creston, Iowa,
Virginia AUSTIN of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Frances FINE of Red Oak, Iowa, Janet DERBY of Colorado Springs, Colorado,
Carolyn SHUPE of Cameron, Missouri and Linda JACKSON of Mount Ayr; and two nephews, Charles JACKSON of Clearfield, Iowa
and Wendell JACKSON of Redding.
Services were held on Friday, September 29, 2000 at Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr with Reverend
Michael DRUHL officiating. Ginny EIGHMY and Mary TRULLINGER were the musicians. Casket bearers were Curt JACKSON, Kelly
MAIN, Amon HUNT, Walt McGINNIS, Bernard CRAWFORD and John HUNT.
Interment was in the Middle Fork Cemetery, Redding.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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