Archive for Thursday, May 11, 2006

Eula Mae Liggett Houlton


May 11, 2006

Graveside inurnment services for Eula Mae Liggett Houlton, 97, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. June 9 in Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence.

Mrs. Houlton died Monday, May 1, 2006, at Eudora Nursing Center in Eudora.

She was born June 2, 1908, in Butler County, the daughter of Harry E. and Mary M. Barnes Liggett. She graduated from Rosalia High School, Emporia State University and Wichita State University. She moved from Wichita to Lawrence four years ago.

Mrs. Houlton was an elementary school teacher in El Dorado. She worked as a teacher and a principal for more than 40 years before she retired. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Wichita, Alpha Gamma Delta, Pi Delta Theta, ACAP and RAFT.

She married B. Francis Houlton on May 31, 1933. He died in 1936.

Survivors include a daughter, Johanna Price, Lawrence; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Wichita Library Children's Section or to a charity of the donor's choice.

E-mail condolences may be sent to, subject: Houlton.

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