Jane L. <I>Likes</I> Buckles

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Jane L. Likes Buckles

  • Birth 24 Jan 1862 Davis County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 12 Mar 1935 Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot 4-9-6
  • Memorial ID 54803432

(Posted courtesy of the Table Rock Historical Society.)

Table Rock Argus, Mar. 28, 1935.


Jane Likes was born in Davis county, Iowa, January 24, 1862 and departed this life March 12, 1935, in Lincoln, Nebraska, age 73 years, one month and 18 days.

She grew to womanhood in Davis county, Iowa. She was united in marriage to John W. Buckles, September 2, 1880, at Keosauqua, Iowa. From Davis county they moved to a farm in Missouri where they loved for nearly a year. Their next move was to Nebraska where they remained for more than forty-five years. Most of the time was spent in Pawnee county near Table Rock.

To this union were born four children, Mr. Roy Buckles, Table Rock, Nebr., Mrs. Madie Fisher, Lincoln, Nebr., Mrs. Lillie Day, Exeter, Mo., and Mrs. Vera Baxter, Table Rock, Nebr. She also leaves two brothers and two sisters, Fred and Frank Likes and Miss Elizabeth Likes all of Lincoln, and Mrs. Matt Steele, of Douda, Iowa.

She confessed her faith in Christ early in life and later joined the Table Rock Methodist church. Mr. and Mrs. Buckles celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on September 2, 1930. Her husband proceeded her in death on July 15, 1932.

She leaves to mourn their loss, four children, five grandsons, Leonard Buckles, Burchard, Arnold Buckles, New York City, Howard and Lowrain Day, Exeter, Mo., and Wayne Hoover, Table Rock; two great-grandsons, Kenneth and Lavern Buckles, Burchard. She also leaves other relatives and a host of friends. A good mother, wife, neighbor and friend has gone the way of all earth.

Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Friday afternoon, March 15, at 2 o'clock and the interment was made in the Table Rock cemetery by the side of her husband. The service was conducted by Rev. Harold A. Reel.

Your smile was like the dawning,
Your cheer like noon?ihe's power
And the comfort of your presence
Like the twilight's peaceful hour
Your love our life encircled,
Like the arch of Heaven's way, And your memory of YOU, Mother,
Is our lifetime's perfect day.

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  • Created by: Luella Hinrichsen
  • Added: 11 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54803432
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jane L. Likes Buckles (24 Jan 1862–12 Mar 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54803432, citing Table Rock Cemetery, Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Luella Hinrichsen (contributor 47218988) .