Orange County Obituaries


AGAN, Harold "Hoover", 66, died Monday in Naples, Fla. He was retired owner of Agan's Market, a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of French Lick Masonic Lodge and American Legion Post 76. Survivors: his wife, the former Jewell Toliver; two daughters, Jo Lynn Agan of Floyds Knobs and Dara Foxx; two sons, Jeff Agan of Floyds Knobs and Kim Agan of San Diego; a brother, Claude Agan of Haines City, Fla.; and eight grandchildren. The body was cremated. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Brosmer- Drabing Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy: American Lung Association.

AGAN, James, "James Agan, the oldest son of a family of 13 children of Milton and Celia Agan, was born November 16, 1851 and died December 23, 1946 at the age of 94 years, one month and 7 days. On January 8, 1876, he married Celia Childers. To this union were born five children, John, William, Lizzie, Ben and Emma, two of which survive him; John of Chariton, Iowa, and Mrs. Emma Trinkle of Marengo, with whom he has made his home for the last 26 years. He is also survived by seven grand- children and 14 great grandchildren. Mr. Agan united with the Primitive Baptist Church near Hardinsburg when a boy in his teens and has lived a Christain life these many years. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Roscoe Totten with burieal in the Hardinsburg cemetery on December 26." From Linda Lockhart.

AGAN, James L.; James L. Agan was born near Valeen, Ind., on the 25th day of November, 1834, and lived in that vicinity until the death of his wife 16 years ago. Since that time he has been with his children in Iowa, Oklahoma and Colorado. He died December 27, 1924, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Dora Jones of near Columbia, at the age of 90 years, 1 month and two days. He was married to Letitia M. Stewart on January 20, 1859 and 10 children were born to them: Dr. G.M. Agan of Glenwood, Iowa; A.G. Agan of Columbia; Dr. J.N. Agan of Pierce, Colorado; Emma F. Agan, deceased; Sally C. Agan, deceased; Samuel S. Agan of Custer, Oklahoma; Mary J. Vandeever of Purdy, Iowa; Charles E. Agan, residence unknown; William E. Agan, of Glenwood; Dora A. Jones, of Columbia; 24 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and one brother, Frank Agan of Valeene. Early in life he united with the M.E. church andretained membership in the same until the end of his life, and was interested in the success of the church. In his last illness he expressed his faith and trust in Jesus and his willingness to go to his God. Funeral services were held at the Oakdale church, cunducted by Rev. Holliday of Columbia. Interment was in Oakdale cemetery. .

AGAN, Lee Roy; Funeral services for Lee Agan of Columbia, who died March 7 at Yocom Hospital, Chariton, were held March 10 from Columbia Methodist church with Rev. Leroy Moore officiating. Burial was in Gosport cemetery. Lee Roy, son of John and Electra Agan was born Dec. 4, 1869 in Orange County, Ind. He was united in marriage to Angeline Agan on Dec 30, 1890 at Louisville, KY. Mrs Agan died May 19, 1945. On Oct 1, 1946 he was married to Naomi Kincaid Oliver. He was proceeded in death by his son Raymond, two grandsons; five sisters and three brothers. Surviving are his wife; three sons Roy, Rex and James; five daughters Emma, Bessie, Ethel, Maggie and Marie;28 grandchildren; 73 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; one stepson and two stepdaughters. .

BILL, Mary; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, July 12, 1839; "Died--On the morning of the 6th of this instant, at Ralston Place, Washington county, Indiana, Mrs. Mary, consort of Arthur F. BILL, formerly of the State of New York." from Lorena McNeely.

COOK, Mary Ellen, "Mrs. Mary Ellen Cook, 74, died Saturday, May 10, 1941, at the home of her son, Alson Cook, 4 miles north of English. She had been in ill for two years. Funeral services were held at Cook's Chapel Monday at 10 a.m. The Jones Quartet sang. Burial was in the Cook Cemetery. She was the widow of George Cook. Besides the son, she is survived by four brothers, John M. Stout, of Paoli; Arnold Stout, of Valeene; George T. Stout, of Depauw, and Joe E. Stout, of French Lick; two sisters, Mrs. FlorenceBoyd, of Paoli, and Mrs. Minnie Beatty, of Terra Haute, and four grand- children."linda Lockhart.

GILLIATT, John L., "John L. Gilliatt,son of Leroy and Elsie Gilliatt, was born near Newton Stewart, March 15, 1870 and died August 15, 1941, aged 71 years and 5 months. He and his twin sister, Eva, were the seventh of a family of 14 children. Mrs. Eva Kimble passed away this year, May 10, and now only three of the family remain; two brothers, Will Gilliatt, of Taswell, and Alonzo Gilliatt, of French Lick, and one sister, Mrs. Alice Taylor, also of French Lick. At the early age of 14 he was converted and joined the Methodist church at Wesley Chapel. Later he changed his membership to Fairview. On October 10, 1895, he married Sarah Jane Parks, of Newton Stewart. To this union six children were born; Roy Gilliatt, of this community; Mrs. Maude Deich, of Elizabeth; Mrs. May Deich, of New Albany; Mrs. Lura Apple, of English; and Mrs. Verda Hammond. The family ties were broken after 12 years, for on March 17, 1908, the mother was called away, and then on December 11, 1929, Verda was taken.On May 9, 1915, he married Eliza Eastridge, who died February 3, 1941. He leaves his five children, one step-son, 24 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. From Linda Lockhart.

GOBBEL, Fred R. "FREDERICK RODOLPHUS GOBBEL, son of Dr. Frederick and Hannah Gobbel, was born in Orange County, September 25, 1857. He died May 17, 1942, at the age of 84 years, 7 months and 22 days. Moving to Grantsburg, Indiana, where he began the practice of medicine about 65 years ago, he married Jane Benham, of that vicinity, on July 6, 1878. To them were born three children, Dr. J.F. (Wheeler) Gobbel, who died January 15, 1928; Mrs. Effie Rust, who died January 26, 1938; and Dr. N.E. Gobbel, who survives. His wife died on May 28, 1933. Dr. Gobbel was a graduate of the Kentucky School of Medicine in Louisville. Moving from Grantsburg to English in 1896, he continued the practice of medicine until his retirement three years ago. He was president of the Crawford County Medical Society, a Southern Railway surgeon for 35 years, and president of the English State Bank at the time of his death. During World War I he was Selective Service medical examiner for the county. Dr. Gobbel was a member of the English Presbyterian church and the Masonic, Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias lodges. He was a thirty-second-degree Mason, a Shriner and a Knight Templar. Surviving are his son, Dr. Novy E. Gobbel, of English; a brother, Orval Gobbel, of Detroit; a sister, Mrs. Ed Wells, of Birdseye; two granddaughters, Mrs. Flete Middleworth, of Gary, and Mrs. Comal Reisen, of Indianapolis; a great grandson, Robert Lee Reisen and two cousins, Drs. G.B. and F.G. Hammond of English." From Linda Lockhart.

HAZLEWOOD, Lavice; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, August 30, 1839; "Died--In this place on the morning of the 28th instant, Mrs. Lavice, consort of Josiah HAZLEWOOD, Esq. On the morning of the 29th the remains of Mrs. HAZLEWOOD was followed to the place of interment, by a large and respectable number of friends and citizens and her body deposited in the tomb, from whence there is no return." from Lorena McNeely.

HOUTON, Noah; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, August 30, 1839; "Died--At Valene, in this county, on the 22d instant, Mr. Noah HOUTON." from Lorena McNeely.

HUBBARD, Dora, "Dora McDonald, daughter of William and Clara Jane McDonald, was born in Orange County on July 4, 1881, and died December 6, 1944, after an illness of six years. On July 2, 1907 she was married to Kinnie Brown, now deceased, at English. To this union five children were born. On February 26, 1937, she was married to Lester Hubbard, of Princeton. She was a member of the Trinity Gospel Taber- nace in Baldwin Heights. She is survived by three children, Mrs. Harvey Fravel, of Chicago; Mrs. Clarence Rogers, of Princeton, and Kinnie Brown, of the U.S. Navy; fiev grandchildren; two brothers, Charles McDonald, of Indianapolis, and William McDonald of San Francisco, California." From Linda Lockhart.

INGRAM, Leonard; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, August 30, 1839; "Died--In this county, on the 23d instant, Mr. Leonard INGRAM." from Lorena McNeely.

JACKSON, Benoni; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, August 30, 1839; "Died--In this county on ----instant, Mr. Benoni JACKSON." from Lorena McNeely.

LAIN, James; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, July 5, 1839; "Died of the disease called milk sickness, at the residence of his mother, on the evening of the 4th instant, Mr. James LAIN, aged about 32 years." from Lorena McNeely.

KEY,Simon; "Valeene---SIMON E. KEY, son of John and Lana Stroud Key, was born September 18, 1859 and died December 29, 1940, at the age of 81 years, 3 months and 11 days. He was the youngest of a family of six children, all of them having passed to the great beyond. Most of his life hasbeen spent in this community among friends and neighbors, where he will be greatly missed. In his early life he was married to Nancy Adeline Wells and to this union were born four children, Elmer and Edd Key, and Mrs. Lula Lines, all of near Valeene, also a child who died in infancy. All his life he hadfaith in the Great Master, and in August 1940, he placed his membership in the Methodist Church. Mr. Key had been afficted for several months but bore his pain with great patience. Besides his children, he has nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren."from Linda Lockhart.

MANSHIP, Samuel; "SAMUEL MANSHIP, 74, of near Valeene, was found dead in the yard of his home by neighbors Friday, May 23, 1941. Alone at the time of his death, it was believed that he had died the day before from a heart attack. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon at the Valeene church with Rev. Ed Apple in charge. Burial was in the Valeene Cemetery. Survivors are his widow; six daughters, Mrs. Albert Denton, of Valeene; Mrs. Glen Sloan, Mrs. Ed Key, Mrs. Lee Noblitt, Mrs. Curtis Bullington, of near Marengo, and Mrs. Ralph McDonald of near this place; one son, Victor Manship, of near Marengo; two sisters,\ Mrs. Billy Hyslope, of Iowa, and Mrs. John Jones, of near Marengo; and one brother, William Manship, of Illinois." From Linda Lockhart.

MERIAM, John; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, June 21, 1839; "Died--In this place, on the evening of the 2d of this instant, Mr. John MERIAM, aged about 58. Mr. MERIAM was an early emigrant to the west and encountered many of the toils and difficulties incident to the settlement of the western wiles." from Lorena McNeely.

MOON, John R., "John R. Moon, son of William and Mary Freeman Moon, was born at Valeene, January 15, 1861 and died July 21, 1946 in Bethany, Illinois. He was united in marriage with Anna E. Martin, February 25, 1883. To this union seven children were born; William Moon, of Des Moines, Iowa; Mrs. Maude Moon, of Knoxville, Iowa; Mrs. Norma Jones, of Chariton, Iowa; Mrs. Mary Purcell, of Shelbyville; Fred, Carl and Mrs. Edith Sims, of Bethany, Illinois. Survivng besides the children are 36 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Mary Lockhart, of Valeene. He moved to Bethany, Illinois about 1906. His wife preceded him in death nine years ago. Funeral services were conducted in the Bethany Christain Church, Tuesday, July 23."linda Lockhart.

MORRIS, Elisha; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, July 5, 1839; "Died--At his residence, in this county, on the 30th ult., Mr. Elisha MORRIS, aged about 29 years, leaving a wife and one child." from Lorena McNeely.

PAYNE, Daniel; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, October 25, 1839; "Died--At the residence of his son, in this place, on the 14th instant, Mr. Daniel PAYNE." from Lorena McNeely.

RIGNEY, Samuel; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, August 23, 1839; "Died--In this county, on Sunday, the 18th inst., Mr. Samuel RIGNEY." from Lorena McNeely.

SIMMS, William; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, September 27, 1839; "Died--In this place on the 26th instant, Mr. William SIMMS." from Lorena McNeely.

SMITH, Humphrey; True American, Paoli, Indiana, Friday, June 28, 1839; "Died--At his residence on Stamper's creek, on the 24th of this instant, Mr. Humphrey SMITH, an aged and respectable citizen of this county." from Lorena McNeely.

VERNON, Milton S., "Milton S. Vernon, 82, was born April 5, 1866, at Knoxville, Iowa, and died September 1, 1947 at Valeene. He married Frederica Martin on February 12, 1911. To this union two children were born, Mary and Karl. Survivors are his wife, two children, Mrs. Mary Powers, of Evansville, and Karl Vernon, of this community; a brother, Emery; a sister, Marthena, and four grandchildren. Mr. Vernon was a faithful member of the Church of Christ for more than 50 years. Funeral services were held at the Valeene Church on Thursday, September 4, with the Rev. Lankford in charge. Burial was in the Valeene Cemetery." From Linda Lockhart.

WELLS, LEVI, son of Jesse Wells, was born near Valeene, Indiana, September 21, 1824. He was the 4th son of a family of nine children and was the last one of this family to pass over the river of death. His father and mother died when he was but a young man and in coming years the family was taken away one by one until a few years ago there was just one brother left, William, who lived at the old home place. They were a great comfort to each other and they spent many pleasant hours together and after this brother was gone, Uncle Levi, as we all called him, often spoke about himself being the last leaf on the tree and his time was near.
     In 1845 he was united in marriage to Betsy Ann Stroud and to this union was born seven children. But death entered this home and took the wife and mother and four children. The surviving ones being Mrs. John (Jane) Crecelius of Marengo; Mrs. Allan (Alice) Love of Paoli and James of Evansville. In 1866 he was united in marriage to Ellen Hooten, widow of Jerry Hooten, and to this union was born seven children. But death entered the home and took the wife and mother and four children. The surviving ones being Paddy of near Valeene; Sherman of Knoxville, Iowa and Laura, whom we cannot think to highly of for the faithful and loving devotion she had toward her father, for she remained with him during his last years and did for him all that was in her power to do.
     He was the father of 14 children and three great grandchildren. He had always lived near Valeene and was a friend to all who knew him. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to a friend in need. About two years ago he became afflicted with a cancer on his face, but not until a few months ago did he take to his bed. He bore his suffering patiently and often prayed for God to take him home.
     On the morning of August 4, 1914, at the age of 89 years, 10 months and 13 days, his prayers were granted and he passed to the other home with a smile on his face and we rejoice to think he is now at rest. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. O.P. Danner at Valeene Wednesday, August 5th and the remains were laid in the adjoining cemetery in the presence of a large crowd and a host of sorrowing relatives. From Linda Lockhart.

NEWTON, LULA E., Newton Stewart----Lula Eastridge Newton, daughter of Joseph and Rebecca Eastridge, was born in Orange County on September 16, 1896 and died at St. Joseph Infirmary in Louisville on August 10, 1948, at the age of 51 years.
     She was married to George Allen and to this union were born four children, Monroe, serving with the U.S. Navy; Guido, with the U.S. Army in Tokyo; Pauline Mae, of Louisville, and Helen Fern, who preceded her in death. She ws later married to Wilford Newton on October 14, 1940, and he, with the above named children, and a brother, Wayne Eastridge, of Boonville, survives.
     She was a devoted wife and a loving mother, always thinking of the welfare of her husband and children. She was a firm believer in the devine principles of God and was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church at Cork's Chapel. Funeral services were conducted at Cork's Chapel on Friday with burial in the church Cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

GRIMES, ABRAHAM, Ethel----Abraham Grimes was born June 7, 1866, and died after two weeks of illness on June 27, 1942, at the age of 76 years and 20 days. Funeral services were held July 29th at Cork's Chapel, in charge of the Rev. William Hancock.
     He was the sixth of nine children born to Abraham and Sarh Pruett Grimes. All of the large family preceded him in death, except a brother , John, and a sister, Mary, both of Ethel. He was reared on a farm near Ethel. He married Amanda Ford on December 29, 1888. To this union were born six children. Two of these, Sarah and Lloyd preceded him in death.
     "Uncle Abe" united with the Primitive Baptist Church at Patoka during the winter of 1920. He has been made to rejoice and shout his Savior's praises many times; he was always patient and kind to his neighbors and friends. Besides of his companion of 54 years, he leaves four children, Harrison, of Eckerty; Joseph, of Newton Stewart; Irvin, of Evansville and Charles, of Richmond, Indiana. From Linda Lockhart.

APPLE, MILTON, Youngs Creek---Milton Apple, son of Solomon and Barbara Jane Apple, was born August 1, 1862 and died January 18, 1943, aged 80 years, 5 months and 17 days.
     On April 7, 1892, he married Mary Susannah Wells, who preceded him in death on May 23, 1923. To this union were born three sons and two daughters, Lloyd and Dennie, living with him at the time of his death; Armen Apple, of Paoli; Mrs. Cora Senn, of Mifflin, and Mrs. Ora Huff, of Taswell. Nova and Charles Huff are his only grandchildren
     Milton was the second of a family of 11 children; five having preceded him in death. One died in infancy; Emma at an early age; and Jackson, Henry J. and Mary, in recent years. Sisters living are Mrs. Maggie King, of Cissina Park, Ill.; Mrs. Clara Case, of Lafayette, and Mrs. Elzora Lowe, of English. Brothers are Ed Apple, of Paoli and Limus Apple, of Youngs Creek.
     In 1887 he united with the United Brethren Church at Apple's Chapel, remaining faithful until death. He was also a charter member of the Howe Tribe Improved Order of Red Men at Ethel. From Linda Lockhart.

MATHERS, WILLIAM, Valeene---William Mathers, 57, died at his home on October 8, 1947, after suffering from heart trouble for three years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Ada Walton Mathers; three daughters, Pearl Mathers, Mrs. Edna Hammond, of Paoli, and Mrs. Nora Strothers; three grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Emma Mathers; five sisters, Mrs. Ellen Gott, of Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Lula Dooley, of Temple; Mrs. Effie Wible, of Valeene; Mrs. Lucille Crecelius and Mrs. Dessa Wilson, both of Paoli, a half-sister, Mrs. Rella Beaty, of Valeene; two brothers, Jesse Mathers, of Birdseye, and Henry Mathers, of Paoli. Funeral services were held at the Harned Chapel Church on Friday, October 10, with the Rev. William Glosson, of Marengo, officiating. Burial was in the cemetery nearby. From Linda Lockhart.

WILSON, MARANDA L., Maranda Lou Wilson, daughter of Elisha B. and Ellen Mason, was born in Orange County on October 1, 1870, and died at her home in English on September 2, 1947, at the age of 76 years.
     On August 27, 1884, she married John H. Wilson. To this union six children were born, two of whom preceded her in death, Maymie Dillman, on March 3, 1919 and Dora Roberson, on November 12, 1941. She and her husband joined the Christain Church early in life.
     Survivors are the husband and four children, W.E. Wilson, of St, Joseph, MO; Mrs. Clora Hammond, of English; Della M. and Mary E. Wilson, at home; six grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Two grandchildren preseded her in death, Ada Roberson and Chester Hubbard.
     Funeral services were conducted by Leonard Cummins Thursday afternoon, September 4, at the Adkins and Tucker Funeral Home in English. Burial was in the Taswell Cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

WELLS, ANDREW J., Valeene---Andrew J. Wells, 85, retired farmer and school teacher, native of Orange County, died suddenly on May 11, 1947, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Norman Wells.
     Mr. Wells taught school for 28 years in Orange, Spencer and Crawford Counties. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
     Besides his daughter, with whom he lived, he is survived by two other daughters, Mrs. Amanda Edwards, of Burlington, KY, and Mrs. Maude Dinkelacker, of Marengo; a son, Ernest Wells, of Valeene; a step-son, Thaddeus Stroud, of Marengo; 22 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Apple, of Bussey, IA. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Old Town Church in Marengo. Burial was in the Marengo Cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

HOBSON, MARGARET A., English----Margaret A. Hobson, daughter of Jon A. and Nancy Jane Cook Wells, was born in Orange County on July 27, 1868, and died June 1, 1947. A sister, Mary S. Apple, and an infant grandchild, Grace Hobson, preceded her in death.
     At the age of 18 she became a member of the Church of Christ at Mt. Zion. On June 19, 1887, she married Grant Hobson, who died March 25, 1945. She is survived by two children, Floyd and Idena Hobson; two brothers, Enos and Jesse Wells; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Moon, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C. Ray Jones, of Salem, at the residence on Tuesday afternoon. Burial was in the Moore's Ridge Cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

WELLS, REBECCA, Funeral services for Mrs. Rebecca Wells, 93, were held at the Providence Church on Monday afternoon, with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. William Hancock, of Paoli, was in charge. Mrs. Wells died Saturday, August 7, 1948, at the home of John O. Bennett in Orange County. A step-son, Enos Wells, and a step-granddaughter, Miss Idena Hobson, live at English. From Linda Lockhart.

BRUBECK, JANE, Jane Bruback, daughter of George W. and Nancy Ann King, was born in Orange County on February 1, 1871, and died on March 24, 1944, at the age of 73 years, 1 month and 23 days.
     On January 17, 1889 she was married to Harvey J. Gilliatt, and to this union one son was born, Alonzo Gilliatt. Harvey J. Gilliatt died on July 5, 1889. On June 11, 1893 she was married to William Brubeck. Eight children were born to this union; two sons, Wayne and Cecil Brubeck; three daughters, Mrs. Floyd B.Tower, of San Bruno, Calif., Mrs. Nath McFarland, of Orleans, and Mrs. Omer Osborn, of Newton Stewart; two daughters and a son died in infancy.
     Those surviving are the six children, two sisters, Mrs. Tilden Gobble, of New Albany, and Mrs. Charley Megenity, of Peoria, IL; two step-sons, Warden Brubeck, of Princeton, and Elmer Brubeck, of Taswell; 12 grandchildren, six great grandchildren. Funeral services, in charge of the Rev. Harry Taylor, were held at Newton Stewart on March 26. Burial was in the Eastridge Cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

BRUBECK, Jane, Springs Valley Herald (March 30, 1944) Death Notice
Mrs. Jane Brubeck, 73, widow of William Brubeck, died Friday at the St. Edwards Hospital in New Albany, Indiana from sugar diabetes.
Funeral service was held at Newton Stewart Sunday afternoon by Rev. Harry Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Otis Luttrell sang. Burial was in the Fairview cemetery.
She leaves five children, Mrs. Grace Osborn, Newton Stewart; Mrs. Hazel McFarland, Orleans; Agnes, California; Cecil Brubeck, Newton Stewart and Wayne Brubeck, Ethel. Submitted by Tom Agan.

BENNETT, JOHN GORDON, Fargo----John Gordon Bennett, son of Alonzo and Dicey Grimes Bennett, was born on March 31, 1864, and died April 19, 1948, at the age of 84 years.
     He was married to Anna Brown, March 4, 1895. To this union were born three children, Esther B. Stewart, of Paoli; Helen B. Temple, of English, and Beatrice B. Moore, of New Albany. He is survived by his dear companion, three daughters and sons-in-law, whom he loved as his own sons; two granddaughters. Mrs. W.H. Straw, of Nashville, Tenn., and Miss Martha Ann Temple, of English; two great grandchildren, Billy and Jimmy Straw; two sisters, Mrs. Rebecca Condra, of Paoli; Mrs. Sarah Bradley, of Danville, IL; two brothers, Edd Bennett, of Paoli and George Bennett, of Anderson.
     Funeral services were conducted by the Elder W.C. Hancock, of Paoli, at the Providence Church on April 22, with burial in the church cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

JULIA E. GRIDER, 61, a resident of Paoli and native of Chicago, Illinois, died Wednesday night, July 14, 1971 at Kentucky Baptist Hospital, where she had been admitted two weeks ago.
     She was born February 19, 1910 to Charles and Margaret EVERSON MCVAY, in Windsor, Illinois. She married Raymond Alexander GRIDER October 30, 1943 and he survives.
     She was a member of the Paoli First Baptist Church, and the Paoli Federated Republican Women's Club. She was formerly on the housekeeping staff of Orange County Hospital.
     She is survived by her husband, one son, Charles, R. 1 Paoli; two grandchildren, and one brother, Francis MCVAY, Indianapolis. Funeral ceremonies will be held at 2' p.m. Saturday at the Ellis Funeral Home, with Rev. Powell Forbes officiating. Burial will follow in the Paoli Community Cemetery.
     Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the Funeral Home. From Howard Grider.

FREEMAN, EDITH B., July 29,1917-Aug.4,1998
     Edith B. Freeman, 81, of French Lick, died at the Orange County Hospital early Tuesday. She was born July 29, 1917 in Orange County to Charles, Sr. and Carrie Slaybaugh Galloway and married Clarence Freeman, who preceded her in death in 1961. Mrs. Freeman was a homemaker and a member of the Sulphur Creek Church. She was preceded in death by two children, Leatha and Clair; two brothers, one sister and three grandchildren Surviving are fifteen children; Viletta Harrah of Brownsburg, Joyce Thomas of Austin, Texas, Zoe Nelson of French Lick, Jean Seybold of Paoli, Merrill Freeman of Wyoming, Ronald Freeman of Indianapolis, Gary Freeman of Missouri, Walter Freeman of West Baden Springs, Gerald Freeman of Ohio, Harold Freeman of French Lick, Russell Freeman of Crawfordsville, Elvin Freeman of French Lick, Michael Freeman of Paoli, Randy Freeman of Paoli and Rudy Freeman of French Lick; two sisters, Lucille Condra of Paoli and Ruth Cox of Muncie; 31 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at the chapel of the Brosmer- Drabing Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Friday with Rev. Roscoe Combs officiating. Burial in the Sulphur Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. on Thursday and at 9 a.m. on Friday, the body will be taken to the church with visitation. there until the time of service. From Howard Grider.

The News, Thursday, March 22, 1990 - page 12
WILSON, Andrew. - Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ames Chapel United Methodist Church for Andrew “Andy” WILSON, 83, Paoli R3, who died at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Orange County Hospital. Rev. Ralph AUSTIN will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
     He was born in Orleans, Feb. 28, 1907 to William Harrison and Mary Florence Henderson WILSON. On March 19, 1936 he married Pearl Springer, who survives. He was a member of the Ames Chapel United Methodist Church and Orange County Farm Bureau. He was a retired Orange County farmer.
     Surviving with the wife are one daughter, Mrs. Leon THOMAS of Paoli; two brothers, Clarence “Bill” WILSON and Howard “Chub” WILSON, both of Paoli; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
     Visitation is after 3 p.m. Friday and until noon Saturday at Dillman-Ellis Funeral Home, when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until time of services. From Karen Hugo.

The News, Thursday, March 8, 1990 - page 12
Wilma A. WILSON, 67, Paoli R3, died at 6:57 a.m. Wednesday at Floyd County Memorial Hospital in New Albany.
     She was born in Orange County April 24, 1922 to Noah and Nellie Polen ABELL. She married Clarence “Bill” WILSON on Jan. 30, 1948 and he survives.
     She was a member of Paoli First Baptist Church and a retired employee of the Cornwell Company, Inc.
     Surviving with the husband are one son, Kevin WILSON of Pendleton; three daughters, Marlena CARLTON of Greenfield, Carol SEMMENS of Arlington, VA and Brenda FISHER of French Lick; three brothers, Harold ABELL of Paoli, and George ABELL and Gerald ABELL, both of Indianapolis; two sisters, Hilma MURPHY and Geneva SPEEDY, both of Paoli; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
     Funeral arrangements are pending at Dillman-Ellis Funeral Home. From Karen Hugo.

The News, Thursday, August 16, 1990 - page 13
GARLOCH, Raymond. – Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at McAdams Mortuary for Raymond Lester GARLOCH, 79, Paoli, who died Wednesday morning at Orange County Hospital.
     He was born July 20, 1911 to Arthur and Emily Stewart GARLOCH. He married Daisy WILSON, who preceded him in death.
     He is survived by one sister, Ella ROBERTS of Indianapolis and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the mortuary after 6 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in the Old Union Cemetery. From Karen Hugo.

Paoli News, Thursday, April 6, 1967
Mrs. Mary Florence WILSON, 82, died Wednesday morning at the Orange County Hospital where she had been a patient seven weeks.
     Funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Old Union E.U.B. church conducted by Rev. Powell FORBES and Rev. Eugene RAPSON. Burial by Ellis funeral directors will be in the church cemetery.
     Mrs. WILSON was a native of the Old Union community and a member of the church. She was the widow of Harry WILSON, who preceded her in death 41 years. The family has resided in the Punkin Center community for many years.
     Surviving are seven sons, Howard WILSON of Greenville, Carl, Ray, Andrew, Harold, Arnold, and Bill WILSON, all of the Paoli community, and two daughters, Mrs. Lester GARLOCH and Mrs. Louise KIEFNER, Orleans, 17 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. From Karen Hugo.

Paoli Republican, October 2, 1979
RAY M. WILSON, 74, STRICKEN SATURDAY. -- Funeral services are being conducted Tuesday afternoon from Old Union United Methodist church for Ray M. WILSON, 75, Orleans R2 resident, who died Saturday afternoon at Orange County Hospital. Rev. J. B. SYMONS and Bro. Terry KEMP are officiating services and burial is in the church cemetery under the direction of Dillman-Ellis funeral home.
     He was born March 10, 1904, a son of Harry and Florence Henderson WILSON. He was a member of Old Union church, the International Order of Odd Fellows at Livonia, Orleans American Legion Post and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a retired farmer. Surviving are five brothers, Carl WILSON of Orleans R2, Andrew, Harold, and Bill WILSON, all of Paoli; and Howard WILSON of Greenville; and two sisters, Mrs. Daisy GARLOCH of Paoli and Mrs. Louise KIEFNER, Orleans. From Karen Hugo.

Paoli Republican, Tuesday, July 3, 1962
MRS. ELLA WILSON, 69, SUCCUMBS FRIDAY. -- Mrs. Ella WILSON, 69, died Friday morning in the Orange County Hospital where she had been Thursday night. She was the widow of Otho WILSON, former Paoli postmaster.
     Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in Ellis Chapel, conducted by Rev. Alfred WILSON. Burial will be in the Community cemetery.
     A native of Orange County, she was the former Ella BRAXTAN, born April 16, 1893, the daughter of Walter and Elizabeth Markland BRAXTAN. Surviving are the two sons, Frank WILSON of Indianapolis, Robert WILSON of El Monte, Calif., six grandchildren and a brother Harold BRAXTAN of Muncie. From Karen Hugo.

(probably the Paoli paper) - 1917
James H. JONES, youngest son of the late Joseph JONES, a former prominent citizen of this community, died at his home in this city yesterday morning after several days illness of pneumonia, aged 56 years… Several years ago was united in marriage to Miss Milea DOANE, who with six children…survive him…Funeral at Newberry church this after.
     (This was James Harrison JONES, son of Joseph JONES & Deborah LINDLEY. James H. was born 6 Nov 1860. He married Milea Alice DOAN on 12 Feb 1891. He died 17 Apr 1917 and is buried at Newberry Friends Burial Ground.) From Karen Hugo.

(died 24 Nov 1983)
Hazel M. JONES, 82, 208 South East Second St., Paoli, died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Orange County Hospital in Paoli.
     She was born in Orange County Dec. 27, 1900, to Bloomer E. and Minnie Ellen Hickman LANE. She married Ralph JONES March 14, 1925, and he died Oct. 31, 1980. She was a member of the Paoli United Methodist Church, Royal Neighbors Lodge and Paoli Women’s Club.
     Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Merrill (Dorothy) CUNNINGHAM, Paoli; one brother, Charles LANE, Paoli; five sisters, Mrs. Fern LANE, Mrs. Olive BAILEY, Mrs. Mary BARNETT and Mrs. Jessie FISHER, all of Paoli, and Ruth BARRETT, Salem; two grandchildren, six great- grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by one son, Frederick, two brothers, Glenn and Robert, and three sisters, Mildred, Ora and Lora.
     Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dillman-Ellis Funeral Home in Paoli, the Rev. Jerry Labrun officiating. Burial will be in Community cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Saturday. From Karen Hugo.

(died 31 Oct 1980)
Ralph P. JONES, 80, 208 South East Second St., Paoli, died at 1:22 p.m. Friday at the Orange County Hospital where he was admitted on October 22.
     A life-long native of Orange County, he was born Nov. 15, 1897 to James and Milea Doan Jones. He married the former Hazel LANE on March 14, 1925, and she survives. Birthright member of the Paoli Friends Church, he was a retired Orange County farmer and former street superintendent for Paoli.
     He leaves his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Merrill (Dorothy) CUNNINGHAM, Paoli; two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; a brother Clarence Jones, French Lick; and a sister, Mrs. Ethel HOLLEN, Paoli. He was preceded in death by a son, Frederick, two brothers, Carl and Noble, and a sister, Opal HAMILTON.
     His funeral will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Dillman-Ellis Funeral Home in Paoli where friends may call after 11 a.m. Sunday.
     The Rev. Blaine STANDS and Dr. Thomas BROOKS will be ministers and burial will be in the Paoli Community Cemetery. From Karen Hugo.

(died 1 Feb 1980)
MRS. CLARENCE JONES Stricken Suddenly – Mrs. Clarence (Ruth) Jones, 75, was dead on arrival at Orange County Hospital at 3:15 p.m. Friday after suffering an apparent heart attack at her home. Funeral services were Monday afternoon at Dillman-Ellis funeral home, Mark ACRES officiating. Burial was in South Liberty Cemetery near French Lick.
     She was the former Ruth McCARTY, born in Orange County, April 4, 1904, a daughter of Thomas and Alta Ellen Hawk McCARTY. She was a member of South Liberty Christian church.
     She married Clyde APPLE who died in 1930. Later she married Clint LASHBROOK, who died in 1936. In 1938 she married Clarence JONES who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Paul APPLE and Noel LASHBROOK; two daughters Miss Anna Marie JONES and Mrs. Fern PICKELHEIMER of Evansville; five stepdaughters, Mrs. Mable FULTZ, Mrs. Sue BALDWIN of Orleans, Mrs. Martha LAW of Conroe, Texas, Mrs. Mary Lou JACKSON of Lexington, KY, and Mrs. Eleanor LEONARD, Bloomington; two stepsons, Jimmy JONES of Enterprise, Ore. And Jack LASHBROOK of Terre Haute; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. From Karen Hugo.

(died 4 Apr 1977, paper dated 5 Apr 1977)
NOBLE B. WILSON STRICKEN AT DELPHI. – Noble B. WILSON, brother of Mrs. Merle GASAWAY, died early Monday at his home at Delphi following a long illness. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. from Thompson funeral home in Delphi with burial in Morning Heights cemetery.
     Mr. WILSON was a native of Orange County, a son of Gideon and Alpha Brown WILSON. He was a retired farmer and had spent much of his life in the Monticello area. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Barbara WILSON; a daughter, Mrs. Phyllis MINOTT of Carmel; a son, Vern WILSON of Monticello; five stepchildren; six brothers; one sister; and three grandchildren. (the date on the paper is 5 Apr 1977) From Karen Hugo.

SATURDAY RITES SET FOR PAUL B. WILSON. – Rites will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday from Dieckmann funeral home in New Albany for Paul B. Wilson, 76, New Albany resident, who died Wednesday night at Floyd County Memorial Hospital. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.
     He was born in Orange County Feb. 20, 1901, a son of James A. and Minnie A. WILSON. He spent his childhood in the Lick Creek community and was graduated from Paoli High School. On Oct. 4, 1924, he married Mary HARRISON, who survives.
     He was a member of the Silver Street United Methodist Church in New Albany. Surviving with the wife are a son, Donald WILSON, Germantown, Tenn., two brothers, Arthur WILSON, Paoli, and Clifford WILSON, Lost Angeles, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Esther COMINGORE, Paoli, and Mrs. Mary Jane Pfrimmer, Robinson, Ill.; and two grandchildren. Calling hours at the funeral home will begin at noon Friday. The News, Feb. 17, 1977. From Karen Hugo.

The News, Feb. 17, 1977
Earl Wilson, machinist’s mate first class, died in a Jap prison camp in 1943, according to a Navy department message received this week by his mother, Mrs. Alpha WILSON, of Delphi. The message was sent on her to his sister, Mrs. Merle GASAWAY. WILSON spent nearly two years of his life and attended Paoli public school… From Karen Hugo.

"Mary GLENN MOORE, the youngest daughter of Elias and Anna GLENN, was born June 13th, 1855, and departed this life, February 26th, 1928, at the age of 72 years, 8 months and 13 days. She was united in marriage to Henry MOORE, on December 4th, 1870, who preceded her in death on May 23rd, 1926. To this union were born ten children, nine of whom are still living; Ben and Lee MOORE, of Nettleton, Arkansas; Omer MOORE of West Baden, John, Elisha, Clarence, Mrs. Della MOORE, with whom she made her home, and Mrs. Zora VANTRESS, of Paoli, and Mrs. Martha GERKIN, of Gary, Ind.
     Mrs. Henry MOORE was united with the United Brethern church in 1890 and lived a consistent Christian life until her death. She was an invalid and suffered much pain during the last three years of her life, but she bore her trials with patience and grace. Mrs. MOORE was a kind and loving mother and a good neighbor.
     She leaves, besides her children and grand-children, Elias GLENN, of Valeene, Ind. [her brother], two sisters, Mrs. Harriett WOOD, of Ferdinand, Fla.; Mrs. Martha STARRETT, of Columbus, Kansas, another sister, Mrs. Maria HEIL, of Orleans, who preceded her in death on January 29th of this year; and two half-sisters, Mrs. Amanda TUELL, of Paoli and Mrs. Rebecca SPENCE of Illinois.
     Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at Ames Chapel, and she was laid to rest in the cemetery nearby, by the side of her companion.
     CARD OF THANKS: We wish to thank our many friends and neighbors for their many kindnesses during the sickness and death of our beloved mother. THE CHILDREN" From Vonda Lee Heverly.

McCracken, Nellie B., From the Wichita Eagle, Thursday, October 18, 1979, p. 7C
"Nellie B. (Mrs. Claude L.) McCracken, 85, of 1819 Jackson, died Tuesday. Service 10:30 a.m. Friday, Cochran Mortuary. Survivors: sons Robert N. of Wichita, W. Paul of Belle Vista, Ark."
     (Mrs. McCracken was the daughter of William Braddock and Martha Ann (Tillery) Moore, and she was born 27 Jul 1894 in Paoli (per birth records), and died 16 Oct 1979. She married Lewis Claude McCracken on 6 Aug 1911 in Orange County, per marriage records.) From Vonda Lee Heverly.

MOORE, William B., American Eagle, January 1851:
     In this place, on the 10th instant, Mr. Wm. B. MOORE, of a stricture of the bowels, in the 21st year of his age. He has left a wife and one child, and many relatives to mourn their loss. He died very suddenly."
     (he was the son of Edward and Susannah (Bryant) Moore, and was born 5 Jul 1830 in Orange County, and died 10 Jan 1851. He married Mary Ellen Carroll on 30 Nov 1848 in Orange County, per marriage records. The child the obit refers to is William Braddock Moore.) From Vonda Lee Heverly.

     MOORE, Fred, "Moore Rites Held Sunday At Church of Christ Here: Funeral services for Fred MOORE, aged 63 years, who died Friday morning at his home on South Gospel Street, were held Sunday afternoon at two o'clock at the Church of Christ. Services were in charge of Elder SMITH, of Bloomington.
     Mr. MOORE, who had been in ill health as a result of the flu, committed suicide by hanging himself in the wood shed around eight o'clock that morning. He had only been gone from the house about five minutes when the rash act was discovered. For several months he had been employed on a W.P.A. project.
     He is survived by the wife, Mrs. Della MOORE, two daughters, one of Indianapolis and one of Gary, two sons, Eddie MOORE, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Lee MOORE, of Paoli, two sisters, Mrs. Acel LOMAX and Mrs. Claude McCRACKEN of Wichita, Kans., and one brother, Ed MOORE, of South Bend.
     Interment took place in the Community Cemetery." From Vonda Lee Heverly.

FERGUSON, WILLIAM B. (WIRT, OKLAHOMA)----William Bloomer Ferguson was born in Orange County on February 2, 1878, and died April 14, 1949, at the age of 71 years, at the home of Mann Roberson, with whom he had made his home in Wirt the last 12 years. Survivors are his wife, Bessie Ferguson; four daughters, Opal Gilliam, of Pampa, Texas; Marie Nicholson, of Gainesville, Texas; Olene Gump, of Madill, Oklahoma, and Helen Willingham, of Colorado; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. From Linda Lockhart.

PIERSON, THOMAS - MARENGO----Thomas Pierson, 75, died at his home here Friday (24 March 1939) at 6:30 a.m. Funeral services were held at the Valeene church Sunday at 2 p.m. with Leonard Cummins in charge. Burial was in the Valeene Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Stella Pierson; a daughter, Mrs. Everett Zehr, of Marengo, and a son, Lee Pierson, of Illinois. Mr. Pierson was the brother of the late J.B. Pierson, school teacher and attorney, who died at English two years ago. From Linda Lockhart.

MCINTOSH, GEORGE - MARENGO----George McIntosh, 71, retired merchant of Orleans, who for a number of years conducted a store at Valeene, before going to Orleans and who was well known in Marengo, died Friday, December 15, 1939, at his home near Orleans, after several weeks of illness. After retiring from business Mr. McIntosh engaged in farming. Surviving are the widow; two children, Mrs. Lelah Johnson and Glenn McIntosh, both of Orleans; four brothers and one sister. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Orleans, conducted by the Rev. Perry Key, pastor of the United Brethren church at French Lick, with burial in the Orleans Cemetery. Mr. McIntosh was a member of the United Brethren church. From Linda Lockhart.

APPLE, MARY GRIMES - ETHEL----Mary Susan Grimes, one of nine children, was born to Abraham and Sarah Pruett Grimes on July 5, 1873. She died on August 5, 1949, at the age of 76, at her home after a long illness. She lived her entire life on the home farm, although not in the same dwelling. On March 16, 1892, she was married to Joshua Apple. To this union five children were born. A daughter, Dorothy, died in infancy. Besides her husband, she is survived by four children, Mrs. Thomas Parks, of Newton Stewart; Everett Apple, at home; Mrs. Lola Byrd, of Tell City, and Lowell Apple, of Chicago; 14 grandchildren, and a twin brother, John L. Grimes. In her girlhood, she united with the Christian Church and was baptized. After her marriage she transferred her membership to the United Brethren Church. Funeral Services were held Sunday afternoon at McDonald Chapel, with burial in the church cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

CHRISTIAN PETER LEATHERMAN was born at Dayton, Ohio, July 10, 1814. When he was four years of age his parents removed to Orange county, Indiana, where on Oct. 20, 1836, he married Elizabeth Krutsinger, with whom he traveled life's journey for a period of sixty-one years, four months and twenty-eight days. Twelve children -- seven sons and five daughters--blest this union, three of whom, two boys and one girl, died in infancy. One daughter, aged twelve, died in 1860, since which, thirty-eight years ago, there has been no death in the immediate family until now. Mr. Leatherman professed faith in Christ in 1857, under the pastorate of Rev. Hiram Warner in Gentry County, MO., and united with the Christian church, and for forty-one years in sickness, in health and in all the recessitudes of life he beautifully exemplified the eminent practicability of the religion of out Lord Jesus Christ. All through his illness, which continued through a period of eight months, and during which time he was confined to his room and most of the time to his bed; he was patient and wholly resigned to the will of God and when the end came, on March 18th, 1898, he passed triumphantly to his reward, at the ripe age of 83 years, 8 months, 8 days. Seven of eight children were present, [the] oldest of whom is past sixty [years] old, and the youngest thi [.......] The bereaved widow on [.........] her husband's death was 70 [years] [...] months and 11 days old. The aggregate age of his eight children on that day was 383 years, 7 months and 1 day. The average age of the eight children was 47 years, 11 months and 12 days, including the parents it was 54 years, 4 months and 9 days. Thus the whole family have in aggregate lived a period of time equal in duration to about five and one-half centuries. Two of the girls and three of the boys reside in Illinois, one girl and one boy in Missouri, and one boy in Kansas. The funeral services were conducted by Elder Wm. T. Gordon from the Christian church at Edgewood, Ill., and the reamins interred in the Edgewood cemetery on Sunday, March 20th, 1898.
([ ] signifies a word I guessed at or [....] missing word due to tear in paper) From Larry Leach.

WELLMAN, JOHN ROBERT-----FARGO----John Robert Wellman, son of Catherine Grimes and Clark Wellman, was born August 14, 1869 and died August 10, 1949, at the age of 79 years. In 1910, he married Martha Roll and to this union five children were born. Those who preceded him in death were two brothers, Dutch and Samuel Wellman, and two sisters, Mrs. Sarah McMickle and Mrs. Elizabeth Standiford. Survbivors include three daughters, Mrs. Lula Haycox, of Milltown; Mrs. Gladys Longest, of Louisville, and Mrs. Jewell Eastridge, of English; two sons, Russell Wellman, of English and Cpl. Lovell Wellman, U.S. Army, Ft. Eustis, Va.; a brother, James Wellman, of Bloomington and ten grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the Providence Church Friday, with Leonard Cummins, of English, in charge. Burial was in the church cemetery. From Linda Lockhart.

JONES, JERRY---Jerry Jones was the son of Henry and Eliza Ann Poe Jones and was born in Southeast Township, Orange County, March 23, 1870, and departed this life in the early morn of May 2, 1949, at the age of 79 years. He spent practically all his life in this locality and in near-by Washington and Crawford Counties. Here he completed his grade school studies and attended the Marengo Academy for his advanced school days, choosing to remain a farmer much of his life. He was well versed in vocal music, loved the hymns of praise, and at many periods in his life conducted and carried a part in the olden times "Singing School," and in church affairs through life. In May, 1892, he married Miss Cora Etta Trinkle, of his home vicinity, and into this home were born ten children, nine sons and one daughter and of this family, the companion and mother died February 7, 1947, and three of the children preceded her, namely, Russell, Hazel and one in infancy. Those of the parental family surviving are Elder Ray Jones, now county superintendent of schools of Washington County, Indiana, and residing in Salem; Earl, Escoe and May, now Mrs. May Seacat, all residing near Marengo; Roy, of New Albany; Willie, of Steward, Ill, and Eddie, of Lawrence, Ind. With these are two brothers, Charles, of Marengo, and Edward, of Colfax, Ia.; two sisters, Mrs. Mead Fancher, of Bloomington, Ind., and Mrs. Ella May, of Knoxville, Ia.; twenty grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted at the Union Chapel Church on Thursday, May 5, by the Rev. Cary Albritten, of Salem, assited by Elder E.N. Motsinger, of Pekin. From Linda Lockhart.

BOYD, MRS. EMMA ------Emma Cole Boyd was born November 12, 1863. Her early life was spent in Orange County, where she taught school. On March 17, 1886, she was married to Elwood G. Boyd at Paoli, by the Rev. Joe Thomas, a Baptist minister. To this union four children were born, Earl Jesse, Harry Arthur, Mabel Olive and William Elwood. Almost all her life she loved and served the Lord being a very earnest Christian and was a member of the Methodist church in English. Her daughter passed away October 2, 1911, and her husband, June 17, 1929. Harry died in Indianapolis, April 16, 1934. After a long illness of two years, 16 months of which were spent in bed, she came to the end of her earthly pilgrmage on Tuesday evening, January 24, 1939, aged 75 years, 2 months and 13 days. Surviving are two sons, Earl Jesse, of English andWilliam Elwood, of Tampa, Fla.; four grandchildren and two sisters, Cora Kuri, of Chicago, and Alice Leistner, of Indianapolis; also many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at the English Methodist church with the Rev. J.C. Gray in charge. Burial was in Paoli. From Linda Lockhart.

LUCKETT, WILLIAM L.----FRENCH LICK----William Lawson Luckett, son of David and Martha Luckett, was born on a farm in Henry County, Kentucky, July 24, 1860 and departed this life October 16, 1939, at the age of 79 years, 2 months and 24 days. When he was a small boy he moved with his family to Orange County where he spent the greater part of his life. Mr. Luckett was the eldest of nine children, three of whom preceded him in death; Mrs.Mayme Sloan, James L. and Luther. On January 25, 1915, he married Mattie McBurney, of Eckerty. He leaves, besides his widow, one sister and four brothers, Mrs. James Chitwood, of Portland, Ind.; Dr. E.R. Luckett, of Marengo;Tilden N. Luckett, of French Lick; Dr. C.D. Luckett and John H. Luckett, of English. Funeral services were held at French Lick Wednesday afternoon. From Linda Lockhart.

MCFARLAND, BENJAMINE THOMAS----Benjamine Thomas McFarand, son of Nathaniel and Elizabeth McFarland, was born near Newton Stewart. May 4, 1869 and died suddenly on June 18, 1939, age 70 years. 1 month and 14 days. He was united in marriage to Selana May Smith March 8, 1891. To this union eight children were born, Manford, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Douglas, Nathan and Guilder, of Newton Stewart; Mrs. Mae Newton, of Marion; Mrs. Mary Limp, of English,and Mrs. Maude Brown, of Ethel, with whom he has made his home the last three years. He was preceded in death by his wife and son, Erice. Early in life he was converted and united with the General Baptist church at Newton Stewart, where he remained a faithful member throughout life. He was a faithful member of Newton Stewart Lodge, No. 432, Free and Accepted Masins, where he was regular in attendance and always followed it's teachings.From Linda Lockhart.