Grave of Levi Haigh

Steep Lane Baptist Chapel, Sowerby



The grave of Levi Haigh at Steep Lane Baptist Chapel, Sowerby

Inscription


SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF
ELIZABETH
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
LEVI HAIGH
BORN SEPTEMBER 11TH 1866
DIED FEBRUARY 13TH 1935
     
ALSO OF THE AFORESAID
LEVI HAIGH
BORN AUGUST 22ND 1861
DIED MARCH 25TH 1935
     
HE WAS GREATLY DEVOTED TO THE
SERVICE OF CHRIST AT STEEP LANE
FOR AFTER BEING A SCHOLAR HE
HELD THE POSITION OF TEACHER
FOR 54 YEARS, AND SERVED AS
DEACON FOR 45 YEARS, THUS
GIVING PROOF OF HIS LOYALTY
AND DEVOTION TO HIS MASTER
LAY PREACHER, POET AUTHOR
HE MINISTERED TO NEEDS OF MIND AND SOUL
INTENT THAT ALL SOULS SHOULD REACH
LIFES HIGHEST GOAL
     
"BLESSED ARE THE DEAD WHICH DIE IN THE LORD"
REV.XIV.L



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