Source: Crawfordsville Journal-Review July 26, 1967 p 4
Mrs. Ora Munns Stingley, 94, who had lived in this community nearly all of her life, died Wednesday about 5:20 a.m. in Culver Hospital where she had been a patient since suffering a stroke in June. She had been in failing health for 3 1/2 years. She had lived in Waynetown area since she was 4 years old except a year in which she resided in California. She was born Feb 23, 1873 at Steam Corner in Fountain County to William Henry and Olive Augusta Wertz Lucas. She married John Henry Munns on Oct 7, 1891. He died Sept 26, 1932. On November 20, 1937, she married Leroy Stingley. She died Oct 27, 1952. Mrs. Stingley was a member of the Waynetown Christian Church, the Flower Lovers Club and was a past matron of the OES Chapter 435 in Waynetown. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Orville C. Miller of Urbana Illinois and two stepdaughters, Mrs. Earl Taylor of Lafayette and Mrs. John Roudebush of Stockwell. Besides her husbands, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Mabel and brother, Francis Marion. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Servies Funeral Home in Waynetown with Rev. Morris Finch of the Christian Church officiating. Burial will be in Waynetown masonic Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Thursday.
Source: Lafayette Journal-Courier 26 July 1967 p 6
Waynetown – Mrs. Ora Munns Stingley, 94 of Waynetown died in Culver Hospital, Crawfordsville at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. She had been in failing health three and a half years and patient in the hospital since suffering a stroke in June. Born in Steam Corner in Fountain County, she was married first in 1891 to John Henry Munns who died in 1932. Her marriage to Leroy Stingley was in 1937. He died in 1952. Mrs. Stingley had lived here since she was four years old except a year in California. She was a member of the Christian Church and past matron of Order of Eastern Star Chapter 435 of Waynetown. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Miller of Urbana, Ill and two stepdaughters, Mrs. Earl Taylor of Lafayette and Mrs. John Roudebush of Stockwell.
Thanks to Peg Proctor for this obit :)
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