From St. Joseph News Press dated August 4, 1964
Mrs. Joseph Giddens
Mrs. Mary Francis Giddens, 93, died early this morning at the I. O. O. F. Home in Liberty, Mo., where she had resided for five years. Prior to going there she made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Allie May Hughes, 204 North 17th street.
A native of Union Star, Mo., Mrs. Giddens was the widow of Joseph G. Giddens who died 46 years ago. She was a member of South Park Methodist Church and South Park Rebekah Lodge.
In addition to her daughter, survivors include, two sons, H. R. Giddens, Burlington, Iowa, and Stanley E. Giddens, Omaha, Neb.; one sister, Mrs. Grace May Gisebert, Denver, Colo., three grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The body will be brought to St. Joseph this afternoon and taken to the Meierhoffer-Fleeman mortuary pending service arrangements.
Everybody called Francis "Fannie", In a story by Dorothy Wolfe of the Agency area, said she can only remember one person running the hotel in Agency, Missouri and that was Miss Fannie Giddens and her son Stanley. She told that every summer Stanley would sheer his big shepherd dogs mane and tail as to make it look like a lion.
John Milton Chenoweth (1846 - 1938)
Phoebe A McCowan Chenoweth (1849 - 1920)
Joseph G. Giddens (1857 - 1927)
Hardin E. Chenoweth (1866 - 1953)*
Rebecca Jane Chenoweth Steely (1868 - 1928)*
Mary F Chenoweth Giddens (1870 - 1964)
Elmer Hayes Chenoweth (1876 - 1952)*
Marvel Chenoweth (1893 - 1908)*
Created by: Jona Runyon
Record added: Feb 12, 2008
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