Lois Leget

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Lois Leget, 96, of Cameron, Mo. passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at the Cameron Regional Medical Center in Cameron where she had been a patient for the past two days.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at the Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home in Trenton. A graveside service will be held at the Fairview Cemetery near Langdon on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at 2 p.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at Whitaker-Eads Funeral Home on Friday. General visitation will begin after 8 a.m. today at the funeral home.

Lois was born at home on Sept. 19, 1911, on a farm north of Spencer, the daughter of Francis P. and Maud (Wilson) Gloyd. She graduated from Spencer High School in 1929. After school she aided families with newborn children and worked in a veneer plant at Spencer until she married Russell Leget on Dec. 28, 1936, at Spencer. They farmed in the Spencer area and then moved to Sutherland where they farmed until they moved to a farm near Galt in November 1971. After suffering a heart attack she moved from the farm into Trenton and resided there until she moved to Cameron in 1999.

She was an active member of the Baptist Church, an OATS volunteer and was named the Volunteer of the Year in 1992 by the Grundy County Senior Citizens Center.

Lois is survived by two daughters: Ruth Cooper and husband, Charles of Cameron and Naomi Spencer and husband, Edward Sr. of Trenton; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Russell Eugene Leget and by two brothers.