Elizabeth Eliza “Lizzie” Short Cave

  • Birth 15 Jan 1868
  • Death 25 Dec 1954
  • Burial Stanley, Page County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 53179386


Page News & Courier, Thursday 30 Dec 1954
One of the oldest residents of Stanley, Mrs. Lizzie Eliza Cave, 86, passed away at her home on Christmas Day at four o'clock in the afternoon after an illness of only a day. Mrs. Cave had been in her usual health until she was stricken on Christmas Eve. Born on January 15, 1868, at Stanley, Mrs. Cave was a daughter of the late Franklin Short and Susan Burns Short. Since girlhood she had been a member of the Stanley Baptist Church and had the distinction of being its oldest member. In 1888 she was united in marriage with Charles I. Cave, who preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 1917. Surviving are three children: Mrs. Sudie Lowery, of Stanley, Mrs. Edward (Neva) Thompson, of New York City, and Rufus Cave, of Stanley. A daughter, Mrs. Ernest (Laura) Good is deceased. Mrs. Cave also leaves a brother, Charles F. Short, of Stanley. Funeral services were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday from the Stanley Baptist Church with the Rev. James Fox and Rev. J.E. Tucker in charge. Burial was in the family cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Shock
  • Originally Created by: JAC
  • Added: 2 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53179386
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Eliza “Lizzie” Short Cave (15 Jan 1868–25 Dec 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53179386, citing Cave Cemetery, Stanley, Page County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Shock (contributor 47473371) .