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Elizabeth McCollough Addington
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1898
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1992
Las Cruces
Doņa Ana County
New Mexico, USA

Elizabeth McCollough Addington was born Aug 13, 1898 in Columbus, GA.

She graduated from Brenau College in GA in 1919. In Birmingham, AL in 1922, she married Thomas Elmore McCollough, a lawyer. He died in 1937. In 1940, she married Lawrence Addington, Professor of Animal Husbandry at NMSU. After his death in 1941, she continued to reside in Las Cruces until her death.

She taught elementary school nine years in Mesilla and fifteen years at Valley View in Las Cruces. She was president of the LC Education Association, as well as NM Classroom Teachers Association. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and Kappa Kappa Iota. She was also a member of the Progress Club and a longtime member of the Story Teller League. She was an active member of the Baptist Church.

She was survived by her two sons, Dr. Thomas E. McCollough, Professor of Religion at Duke Univ. in NC and Dr. Charles Davis McCollough, who practiced dentistry in Las Cruces; and their wives; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and two sisters.

Graveside services were held at the Masonic Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Charles Price officiating.

Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home.


 
 
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  Lawrence Hamilton Addington (1901 - 1941)
 
Burial:
Masonic Cemetery
Las Cruces
Doņa Ana County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Aug 23, 2011
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Elizabeth <i>McCollough</i> Addington
Added by: Margaret
 
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