CAROLINE GRANGER BURRIN
Source: Waveland Independent, Jan 11, 1935
Mrs. Reuben T. Burrin died at the home of her son, Thomas E. Burrin, in Jamestown on Thursday morning. She fell on the previous Monday and fractured her leg between the knee and hip and possibly sustained other injuries which contributed to her death. She has been in poor health for some time. Funeral services at her home on W. Green St. on Sunday afternoon were in charge of Rev. H Ray Sigler. The casket was borne to the Presbyterian cem. by Earl McNutt, Clarence Milligan, Parke Spencer, AC Deere, Hubert Loudermill and Charles M. Moore. THe flowers were carried by Mrs. Parke Spencer, Mrs. Clarence Milligan, Mrs. Hubert Loudermill, Mrs. CM Moore, Mrs. Machledt, Mrs. AC Deere and Miss Pearl Gamble. Misses Montgomery and Kelso sang two songs. The following obituary was read: "Mrs. R.T. Burrin was born in Cleveland, Ohio Nov 6, 1852, and died Jan 4, 1935. She has completed a full and wonderful life of 82 years, 1 month and 28 days. As a girl she was known as Caroline S. Granger the d/o John and Suey Granger. She spent her entire childhood in Cleveland, Ohio. She was brought up in the Episcoplian faith, but when circumstances prevented her from attending this church she affiliated with the presbyterian church. Her friends here will remember her as tireless worker in the local church. On the 24th of Dec. 1872, she marr. Reuben Turner Burrin who departed this life just a little over a year ago. They had completed a married life of 61 years. She is survived by 3 sons: Russell, Thomas and Frank. Mr. Fred Turner of Cleveland is a surviving nephew. There are 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Among those from a distance were: M/M Russell Burrin of Alexandria, M/M TE Burrin and Miss Esther of Jamestown, M/M Philo Burrin; M/M James Burrin and Mrs. Reuben Burrin of Indianapolis; Thomas J. Burrin of Lebanon; Dr. Paul Scott of New Market, Mrs. Irving Fullenwider and Miss Helen and JO Rosenbaum of Indianapolis and M/M Guy Tyler of Crawfordsville.
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