LIZZY

LIZZY

Jim Wetton

Jim Wetton

Millie Elizabeth Monroe McKeever was fondly known to family and friends as Lizzy. She grew up during the trials and tribulations of a divided America during the 1860s. She was thrown into adulthood with the tragic loss of her mother and was transformed into a woman destined to carry a torch, from the Underground Railroad to women’s suffrage. Always one to take on any quest, Lizzy found the words written by her great-grandmother nearly sixty years earlier, deep in a cedar chest. Those words ignited a drive in her that transcended into the lives of generations to come. Presidents would come and go. Heroes would have their day. Speeches and declarations would be made across the nation. But Lizzy’s journey would be more personal, with a passion for country and family. The costs mounted to the point of breaking, but she did not bend. Lizzy gave all she could, and some would argue she gave too much. But to Lizzy, nothing was too much compared to fulfilling the promise made to her...
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