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Verna Agee
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1886
Willow Brook
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1980
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

Graduated from Grammar School in 1903 - the year graduate work was done for the first time in Buchanan Co. MO. Highest honors in 9th grade in Buchanan Co. This was the first time post-graduate work was placed in the Buchanan Co. schools (1904). She taught school in Agency, MO public school 1906-1909; Oak Hill School, Oak Hill, MO 1909-1910; sent to Gard's Business College, St. Joseph MO 1910-11. She was a stenographer-bookkeeper with the Santa Fe Railroad Co., St. Joseph, MO for one month in the spring of 1911.
In 1911, returned to the farm home and when her mother died in 1913, assumed full responsibility for the home and children and remained on the farm until her marriage to Marion Agee 4 Apr 1927. They were married at Savannah, MO where the ceremony was performed by the Rev. M. F. Brower, Presbyterian Minister. (NW Mo Gen. Soc. Journal of Apr 1990 says 3 Apr, and filed 4 Apr 1927. Fee $5.00.
Witnesses: Mr. Huff and Mrs. Lou Huff.) They had no children.
Her hobbies: home, flowers, fancy work, quilts, reading. She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Agency, MO. She was pianist/organist for many years in this church and pianist/organist for the Willow Brook Sunday School for many years. She taught a Sunday School Class at both of these places for several years.

Aug 1980 Buchanan Co. Farmer:

Verna S. Agee, 93, Faucett MO, died Sunday Aug 24, in a St. Joseph rest home.

Mrs. Agee was a native of Willow Brook MO and a lifelong resident of this area. She had taught school in Buchanan Co. for several years.

Mrs. Agee was a member of the Agency MO Presbyterian Church, where she was organist for many years. After the Agency church disbanded, she became a member of the Halleck Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Agee.

Services were held Wednesday, Aug 27, at Vaughn-Aufranc funeral home in Dearborn. Burial was in Halleck Cemetery in Faucett.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Alexander Smiley (1858 - 1940)
  Mary Ann Brinton Smiley (1861 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Marion Agee (1876 - 1978)
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Daughter Smiley (1885 - 1885)*
  Verna Agee (1886 - 1980)
  Clara S Ueland (1889 - 1970)*
  Flora L Cole (1891 - 1981)*
  Edna Opal Smiley (1893 - 1897)*
  Corinne Smiley Krumme (1894 - 1975)*
  James Raymond Smiley (1897 - 1981)*
  Vance McConnell Smiley (1899 - 1972)*
  Paul Sharon Smiley (1903 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Halleck Cemetery
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: William Lyman Sr.
Record added: May 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26811265
Verna Agee
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