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 Laura Elizabeth <I>Mathews</I> Caskey

Laura Elizabeth Mathews Caskey

El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA
Death 24 May 1961 (aged 92)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Liberty Hill, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 39500179 · View Source
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Funeral services for Mrs. J. R. Caskey, 92, of Bienville, were held Friday, at 10 A. M. in the Bienville Baptist church with the Rev. C. H. Jones and the Rev. Jessie Smith officiating.

Mrs. Caskey died Wednesday, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. L. Hennigan, in Baton Rouge.

Survivors include seven sons, D. E. Caskey of Saline; Willie and Birtis Caskey of Bienville; Floyd Caskey of Clinton; Ira Caskey of Bienville; John Caskey of Castor and Lawson Caskey of San Francisco, California; five daughters, Mrs. Laura Lee Crawford of Dubach; Mrs. Annie mae Loe of Shreveport; Mrs. Lena Bailiff of Springhill; Mrs. Irene Dare of Castor and Mrs. Lillian Henternigan (sic) of Baton Rouge; a sister, Mrs. Lou Caskey of Saline; two brothers, Cleve Mathews of Jonesboro and R. E. Mathews of Winnfield; 66 grandchildren and 172 great and great-great grandchildren.

Burial was in the Liberty Hill Cemetery under the direction of Congers of Arcadia.

Published in the Bienville Democrat, June 1, 1961

(My thanks to Barry Holland for providing Mrs. Caskey's obituary.)

Gravesite Details Laura married John Robert W. Caskey on November 12, 1884 in Claiborne Parish, LA.





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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Elizabeth Mathews Caskey (20 Jan 1869–24 May 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39500179, citing Liberty Hill Cemetery, Liberty Hill, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Ron Manley (contributor 46788603) .