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 - Mrs.*Mary Leigh, Jerseyville, Dies Taught in...
Mrs.*Mary Leigh, Jerseyville, Dies Taught in Grade Schools Many Years JERSEYVILLE, Nov. 10.—(Special.) 10.—(Special.) — Mrs. Mary Teresa Leigh, 60, a teacher In the Jerseyville grade schools for many years, and wife of former postmaster Walter A. Leigh, Jerseyville, died Wednesday Wednesday at 4:45 p. m. In Barnes Hospital, Hospital, St. Louis. She had been a patient In the St. Louis hospital for six weeks, and about a year ago had undergone undergone surgical treatment. She had recovered from effects of the operation operation and had resumed teaching when she suffered thr> fatal attack of Illness several weeks ago. Born March 13, 18S9. in Jersey County, she was n daughter of the late Arthur H. and Catherine McGrath McGrath Qulnn. Her father was circuit circuit clerk of Jersey County for many years. Surviving, in addition to her h band, are a daughter, Mrs. Ronald H. Bowen, Webster Groves, Mo.; a son, Wallace A. Leigh, Alton; four sisters, Mrs. Frank L. Hassett, Hassett, Chicago; Mrs. C. R, McFarland McFarland and Mrs. C. H. Gulp, Tucson, Ariz., and Mrs. Loren E. Stanley, Beardstown, and six grandchildren. Funeral rlfes will bo conducted Saturday at 9:30 a. m. In St. Francis Francis Xavier Church by the Rev. John J. Clancey. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. The body Is at the residence, 711 North Stale, where friends may call after 7 p. m., today. today.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 10 Nov 1949, Thu,
  3. Page 17

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