Roger and Sally Percival, 1953
Roger and Sally Percival, 1953

Niobrara County Library - Sara "Sally" (Grant) Percival (July 8, 1912 - August 19, 1989)

Sara "Sally" (Grant) Percival (July 8, 1912 - August 19, 1989)

The Lusk Herald
August 30, 1989

Sara (Sally) Grant Percival

Sara "Sally" Grant Percival died Saturday, Aug. 19, 1989, at the Community Hospital in Torrington following a lengthy illness.

When she was less than a year old, the family moved to Iroquois, S.D., where she grew up and was educated. She attended South Dakota Normal School at Aberdeen, S.D., and taught several years. She then returned to college and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Commercial Education. She came to Wyoming to teach and eventually came to Niobrara County and taught at Manville and Lusk.

In 1942, she married John Stone and they made their home in the Ranger Hotel. She was bookkeeper for Midwest Skelgas Co. for George Gibson for many years. In 1953, she married Roger Percival. They owned and operated the Lusk Liquor Store until Roger's death in 1980. She continued to make Lusk her home.

She and her husband were both interested in young people and their nieces and nephews and were very supportive of the 4-H program in Niobrara County.

Mrs. Percival was a member and past state president of the Business and Professional Women, Niobrara Chapter #26 Order of Eastern Star, PEO Chapter I, served on the Niobrara Library Board and was a director of the Lusk State Bank.

Survivors include her sister Emily Whaley of Mac's Inn, I.D. and several nieces and nephews.

Cremation services were held. At her request, there is not to be a designated memorial.

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Genealogy Search

Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the genealogy archives.

The Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc. accepts online donations. Click to contribute via PayPal or credit/debit card.

Peruse our extensive genealogical archives, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
We are currently adding birth record information to the website, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
This resource provides an alphabetical listing of names, broken down by cemetery, of those buried in area cemeteries. This resource can assist you in locating the exact location of these grave sites.
Genealogy Links

Debbie Sturman, Director
425 South Main Street, P O Box 510
Lusk, WY 82225-0510
Phone: 307-334-3490
© 2020, Niobrara County Library