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Beverly Jean Liggitt

February 17, 1953 — March 11, 2016

Beverly J. Liggitt, 63, of Waynesburg, Pa. died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016, in the WVU Hospital, Inc. (Ruby Memorial), Morgantown, W.Va. after being in failing health since 2009.

She was born February 17, 1953 in Washington, Pa. a daughter of the late Thomas Leeroy and Sara Elizabeth Tuttle Hixenbaugh and had resided in the Nobelstown, Pa. area prior to moving to Greene County in 1992.

Mrs. Liggitt attended the Allegheny Wesleyan Church as long as her health permitted.

She was a 1971 graduate of Fort Cherry High School, and attended Penn State University earning her certification in Agricultural Management and Quality Beef Control.

Mrs. Liggitt enjoyed horses, raising flowers, and was an accomplished baker of cakes and pies, and was a former Hershey Cake contest winner.

She was last employed as a nightwatchman and custodian for the former Russell Industries in Oakdale, Pa. for approximately 5 years prior to retiring in 1989.

On March 11, 1972 she married George Louis Liggitt who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Clarissa, wife of Todd Phillips of Waynesburg; two sons, Matthew Liggitt, companion of Jessica Sezawich of Vestaburg and Brock, husband of Jennifer Liggitt of Uniontown; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren.

She was the last of her immediate family.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Rush Funeral Home, Inc. Rogersville, Pa. where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2016 with Pastor Ricky Croyle officiating. Interment will follow in Rosemont Cemetery.

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