Source: The obituary is from a collection by Fauniel Hershberger, saved the 1950's, 60's and 70's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana. The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.
Veedersburg—John Kersey Oden, age 85, a retired farmer, died at 2:30 p. m. Sunday, March 10, at his farm home near Veedersburg. He had been ill three months and seriously ill two days. Born June 23, 1878, in Benton County, he was the son of John D. and Corenia Taylor Oden. He was married Feb. 25, 1910, to Anna Foley, who preceded him in death. He was a member of the Otterbein EUB Church. Survivors include two step children, Alvin S. Foley and Mrs. Veda Graham, both of Veedersburg; and a sister, Mrs. Lydia Taylor of Gas City; a brother, John N. Oden, of Gary, died Saturday, March 9, and services were held Tuesday in Gary. Funeral services were held today, Wednesday, at 2 p.m. at the Fishero Funeral Home. The Rev. Conley Rowland officiated. Burial was in the Osborn Prairie Cemetery. -- typed by Walt W