Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie Lois Livezey were conducted by the Rev. Lester Hall at the Steffy Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. Music was provided by vocalists Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Steen accompanied by Miss Alice Underwood, organist.
Burial was in Westfield Cemetery. Casket bearers were Carl Boget, Cecil King, James Higdon, Charles Livezey, Terrell Livezey, and John wordon.
Mrs. Livezey, 79, died Saturday, April 10, at the Leon hospital.
The daughter of Fannie and John Slaven, she was born in Keokuk County on July 11, 1891. She was valedictorian of her class at What Cheer in 1913 and she attended Des Moines College. She taught in the rural schools of Poweshiek County.
On April 20, 1916, she married James Livezey and to this union nine children were born. They farmed south of Grinnell and later moved to their home southeast of Montezuma. For the past five years they lived in Leon.
Survivors include her husband, James; seven children, Robert of Olathe, Kansas, Alice Morgan of Salt Lake City, Utah, Thelma Worden of Des Moines, leonard of Eltopia, Washington, Gertrude Higdon of Leon, Walter of Littleton, Colorado, and Edith Overhulzer of Overland Park, Kansas; 26 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Madge King of Malcom and Alice Gronsmyer of Tyler, Texas; two brothers, Paul Slaven of What Cheer and Oscar Slaven of Knoxville.
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