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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.) — 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 at 4:45 p. m. In Barnes Hospital, St. Louis. She had been a patient In the St. Louis hospital for six weeks, and about a year ago had undergone surgical treatment. She had recovered from effects of the 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 Qulnn. Her father was 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, Chicago; Mrs. C. R, 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 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.

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

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