STARNES, Alex C. - Fountain County INGenWeb Project

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Source: Obituries of Fountain County, Indiana.
Crawfordsville District Public Library

(Note: the xeroxed copy was almost impossible to read at the first of the obit so there may be mistakes --Karen Zach, Crawfordsville District Public Library)

Alex C. STARNES was born near his late home Jan 25, 1868 and departed his life April 30, 1913. aged 45 years 3 months and 5 days. He was married to Miss Amanda ? on September 2, 1893 (?)..... and had one son Oren E. Starns and two daughters, MIss Lena and M. Starns all of whom with the wife and mother are living. Deceased was converted and united with the Christian Church at Freedom in 1897 under the labors of Rev Parr and by his faith .. until released from the church below and transferred to the church trimphant. He was elected to the office of Deacon of the Freedom Church Aug 12, 1907 which office he filled at the time of his death. He was a faithful husband loving father and citizen true to his convictions of right and duty He leaves to mourn his death a wife, three children, an aged father and mother, one brother, two sisters and a host of other relatives and dear friends. We bow in submission in the loss of this our brother knowing our loss is his eternal gain. Text used for the funeral sermon was taken from the book of Job, 16th chapter 22nd verse and delivered by Rev. JJ Patterson.

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