Source: Indianapolis Star, Sat 18 June 1949 p 9
Crawfordsville, Ind June 17 – Howard Patton, 73 years old, president of the Linden State Bank died yesterday of heart seizure at his home in Linden. Born near Yountsville, southwest of here, Mr. Patton spent most of his life in Linden where he was active in church and civic affairs. He was a member of the Linden Methodist Church and M of P Lodge. Survivors include the widow; a son, Clarence Patton, Shelbyville; three daughters, Mrs. Joe Radcliff, Romney; Mrs. Doris Eggers, Crawfordsville and Mrs. Wesley White, Linden and three brothers, Charles Patton, White Face, Mont; Hurley Patton, Los Angeles and Frank Patton, Dallas, Tex. Funeral services and burial will be at Linden Saturday afternoon. - kz
Source: Lafayette Journal and Courier Thursday 16 June 1949 p 6
"Linden news" - Howard Patton who has been a surgical patient in Culver Hospital has returned home but remains very ill. - kz
Source: Lafayette Journal and Courier Friday 17 June 1949 p 8
Linden, June 17 - Howard A. Patton, 74, president of the Linden State Bank, died shortly after noon Thursday at his home of a heart attack. Born near Yountsville in 1875, he married Laura M. Smith in 1896. He was a member of the Linden Methodist Church and Knights of Pythias Lodge at Waynetown and was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. Surviving besides the widow are three daughters, Mrs. Joe Ratcliff of Romney; Mrs. Dorris Eggers of Crawfordsville; Mrs. Wesley White, Linden; a son, Clarence, Shelbyville and and three brothers, Charles White, Face, Mont; Hurley, Los Angeles, Cal and Frank of Dallas, Tex. - kz
Source: Same - "Funeral Notices" -- Patton, Howard A. - Friends may call at the residence, Linden from 4 p.m. Friday until 11 a.m. Sunday when the body will be taken to the King Funeral Home for services at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Burial in Linden Cemetery.