Source: The obituary is from a collection of newspaper (paper names not recorded) obituaries saved, by Fauniel Hershberger, during the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana. The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.
COVINGTON, Ind. (CNS) — Mrs. Belle Rachel Stanton, 90, a life resident of the Covington area, died at 2:20 p.m. yesterday (Feb. 10, 1962) in the Small Rest Home in Waynetown where she had been a patient six years. Born Aug. 15, 1871, in Sullivan County, Ind., she was the daughter of Jerry and Ellen Fauset Pugh. She was the last member of a family of six children. She was married to Robert Hull in 1893, and he preceded her in death in July, 1927. She was later married to Thomas Stanton, and he preceded her in death in 1929. Survivors include six daughters, Mrs. Myrtle V. Hayden of Attica Route 4, Mrs. June Henderson of Carlisle, Pa., Mrs. Verna Knipe of Williamsport, Ind., Mrs. Hattie M. Watson of Hoopeston, Ill., Mrs. Nellie Fox and Mrs. Mildred Howe, both of Danville, 25 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters and two sons. Mrs. Stanton was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Covington. Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Bodine & Shelby Funeral Home here. The Rev. Edgar Allen will officiate, with burial in Bend Cemetery. The body is at the funeral home where friends may call after 3 p.m. Monday. --typed by Walt W