Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 14 Sep 1964 p 8 typed by Walt W
NEW RICHMOND ---- Ernest Clare Patton, 76, died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. He had been there since Sept. 3. He had been ill the past four years and seriously ill the past 10 days. He was born Feb. 2, 1882, in Montgomery County to Charles A. and Margaret McClamroch Patton. He was married Dec. 3, 1910, to Elsie Frame in New Richmond. He was a member of the Methodist Church at New Richmond and a charter member of the Montgomery County Farm Bureau. He was educated at the Patton School and graduated from New Richmond High School. He was a farmer all his life and had lived at the same home all his life. He is survived by his wife; two sons, Alfred Patton of Linden and Donald Patton of New Richmond; three granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Arlie Patton of New Richmond; and one sister, Mrs. Tessie Allen of New Richmond. He was preceded in death by one brother. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Servies Funeral Home in Waynetown. Burial will be in the New Richmond Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 18 Sep 1964 p 3 typed by Walt W
WAYNETOWN -- Funeral services for Ernest C. Patton, New Richmond farmer, were held Tuesday afternoon at the Servies Funeral Home in Waynetown. The officiating ministers were Rev. H. Earl Moore of Wesley Manor and Rev. Robert E. Haden of New Richmond. Organ music was played by Mrs. Anna Grenard who included requested selections, "How Great Thou Art" and "Blest Be the Tie." Serving as pallbearers and assisting with the flowers were Edward Patton, Forrest Patton, Clyde Patton, Geroge Martin, Chester Campfield and Glenn Mennen. Burial was in the New Richmond Cemetery. Mrs. Patton's correct name is Alice and Mr. Patton's sister's name is Mrs. Tessie Olin.