Springs Valley Herald (July 22, 1937) Death Notice
67, died Sunday morning at his home near West Baden from acute
services were held Monday at the Miller school house with burial in the
Miller cemetery. Schmutzler had charge of the arrangements. Submitted
by Tom Agan.
Charles Wesley, Springs Valley Herald (August 12, 1937) Death Notice
body of Charles Wesley Gillum, 20 years of age, and a former citizen of
Orange County, was found on the railroad track near Williamsport, Ind.
Sunday. It is thought he was killed by a Wabash freight train.
Gillum, son of Ollie Gillum, of near French Lick, was employed by a
brother on a farm near Attica, Ind. He had left home the night before
at about 10 o'clock, and his family were unaware of his whereabouts
until the body was found upon the tracks.
body was conveyed to Paoli by Ed Ellis, undertaker, and funeral
services were held at Ames Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock,
conducted by Rev. Porter Walls and burial was in the nearby cemetery.
Submitted byTom Agan.
Lee, Springs Valley Herald (August 12, 1937) Death Notice
30, died Wednesday of blood poisoning from a boil.
services were held at the Moores Ridge Church this afternoon with
burial in the adjoining cemetery. Schmutzler directed the funeral.
is survived by a wife, three children, four sisters, Mrs. Doris Felknor
of Ann Arbor, Mich.; Mrs. William Qualkinbush of Mitchell, Ind.; Mrs.
Andy Cogswell and Mrs. Zoe Spence, both of French Lick; one brother,
Earl Wininger of Indianapolis. Submitted byTom Agan.
Springs Valley Herald (August 12, 1937) Death Notice
(Sonikey) Owen, 42, passed away Tuesday at his home here after a long
services were held at the U. B. Church this afternoon followed by
burial in the Ames Chapel cemetery with Schmutzler in charge of
widow, he is survived by his parents who live in Paoli. Submitted by
Springs Valley Herald (August 12, 1937) Death Notice
76, died at his home near Petersburg, Ind. Monday after being in
failing health for some time.
services were held at Petersburg Wednesday followed by burial in the
Burton cemetery at Hillham.
Leffler is the father of Elmer Leffler of this city and a brother of
Mrs. Rae Grigsby of this city and Charley Leffler of West Baden.
Submitted byTom Agan.
Florence, Springs Valley Herald (August 19, 1937) Death Notice
Florence Lambdin, of Paoli, died suddenly of a heart attack while
attending a meeting of the Rebekah Lodge at that place last Friday
Lambdin had been
suffering from a heart ailment for several weeks her condition was not
considered serious nor her demise imminent. She collapsed just as the
meeting began and expired before medical aid to be summoned.
services were conducted at Moores Ridge Monday afternoon by Rev.
William Hancock with interment in the nearby cemetery. Submitted byTom
Earl E., Springs Valley Herald (August 26, 1937) Death Notice
E. Tanksley, 66, died Wednesday morning at the Daviess County Hospital,
Washington, Ind. from internal nephritis. He was taken to the hospital
last Monday when his condition became serious.
services will be conducted from the home in French Lick at 10:30 a.m.
Friday morning. Burial will be made in the Mitchell, Ind. cemetery.
Schmutzler is in charge of arrangements.
Tanksley for years has been a resident of this place where he operated
the French Lick Monument Works, and was prominent in the business and
social life of the community.
survived by two daughters and one son.
Springs Valley Herald (September 2, 1937)
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wish to express our sincere thanks to the many friends of our beloved
father, E. Earl Tanksley, for their kindness and helpfulness during his
last illness and death, also for the kind words expressed by the Rev.
Ivy and the beautiful songs rendered by the choir and the floral
offerings from his friends; also the undertaker, Mr. Ben Schmutzler.
The Children, Mrs. Nellie Stipp, Mr. Ruby Pruett, Mr. Ralph Tanksley.
Submitted byTom Agan.
Etta, Springs Valley Herald (August 26, 1937) Death Notice
Ora Etta Claxton, wife of E. L. Claxton, prominent French Lick business
man, died Sunday after several weeks illness from complications
following a series of strokes.
Claxton was first affected several months ago, but regained much of her
normal health before she was again stricken. After several weeks
illness she lapsed into unconsciousness about a week ago and passed
away late Sunday night.
services were conducted from the home at two o'clock Wednesday
afternoon by Rev. C. F. Ault, pastor of the local Methodist Church.
Burial was made at Ames Chapel.
is survived by her husband, two daughter, Mrs. Chapel Cox and Mrs. Cora
Barkley of Lafayette, Ind. and by three sons, Louie of Evansville,
Ind., Charles and Edward of this place.
Springs Valley Herald (August 26, 1937) A Tribute
dawning of each new day of our lives we take a "Forward Look" of hope
and expectancy into the unknown future.
we have been called upon to take a "Backward Look" over the life of a
companion, mother, neighbor, friend; one whose life here has ceased,
but whose influence lingers on.
silver cord of life of Etta Newton Claxton, wife of Edward K. Claxton,
which was held with such tender care, has slipped from out our fingers,
to live anew in another realm.
are left with only the treasured memories of her, and these with the
unspoken tributes, are life rays of light amid the shadows.
Claxton was reserved in her life, her home being her throne, and the
welfare of her family her chief concern. Her mother live was copiously
poured out for her children.
never sought publicity, or attention for herself, but rendered service
for the love of others, even as, with joy the stars perform their
She has a
of the beautiful in everything. Her inborn talent for art was evident
everywhere throughout her home and her handiwork adorned every nook and
She was most
generous-hearted, always sharing with others, thereby exemplifying the
truth that "It is more blessed to give than to receive."
years of this companion and mother were too few as we would think, but
we know we must bow to the will of Him who knows what is best for her
who is gone, as well as for us who are left.
all her admonitions be remembered and kept, knowing that ere long it
will be our happy privilege to see the face again "which we loved long
since and lost awhile." Kate P. Claxton.
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wish to express our thanks and appreciation for the kindness of our
friends during the recent illness and death of our wife and mother. We
are deeply grateful for the support which these acts of sympathy gave
us during the days of illness and hour of bereavement. E. L. Claxton
and Children. Submitted byTom Agan.
Springs Valley Herald (August 26, 1937) Obituary
daughter of Thomas and Margaret Freeman, was born September 28, 1853.
August 29, 1875 she was united in marriage to James R. Bundy. They
lived a very happy life together until April 29, 1928 when he passed on
to dwell in the land of perfect peace.
To this union
were born five daughters, Maggie, Lizzie, Dessie, Hattie and Josephine
and three sons, Volney, Bertie and Floyd.
with the Christian Church at Valeene at an early age and thus remained
a Christian until death.
She was a
devoted companion, mother and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by
her many friends.
twelve o'clock Wednesday, August 18, 1937 she departed from this life,
thus closing a life of 83 years, 10 months and 21 days.
leaves to mourn her departure, two daughters. Mrs. Raldy Hendricks and
Mrs. Amos Smith, Paoli, Ind.; son sons, Bertie Bundy of Paoli and Floyd
Bundy of Owaneco, Ill.; one step-son, Orville Bundy of Colfax, Ill.,
one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Holiday of Paoli, Ind.; twenty grandchildren,
twenty-three great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild
besides a host of other relatives and friends. Submitted byTom Agan.
Sarah E. Seneff, Springs Valley Herald (September 2, 1937) Death Notice
Mrs. Sarah E.
Johnson, 80, died from a heart ailment Monday night at the home of her
son Homer Seneff in the east part of time.
services were conducted from the United Brethren Church Wednesday
afternoon by Rev. Ed. Apple and Rev. C. H. Ivy. Burial was made in the
Crystal cemetery.Schmutzler was in charge of arrangements.
is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Lillie Royer of Asheville, N. C.,
three sons, Charles of Cuzco, Homer and Roy of French Lick.
Springs Valley Herald (September 9, 1937) Obituary
Ellen, daughter of Hiram and Susan Emery, was born April 3, 1857 and
passed away at the home of her son, Homer, August 30, 1937 at the age
of 80 years, 4 months and 27 days.
She was born
in Martin County and that along with Dubois and Orange Counties has
constituted her life long residence.
the age of 21 she married Dr. John Henry Seneff. To this union six
children were born: Lillian Royer of Asheville, N. C.; Charley, Homer
and Roy of French Lick. Two children, Lula May and Mabel Clare Simmons
preceded in death. The husband died in 1921.
married James Johnson, who only lived a few years.
was converted and united with the United Brethren Church in her youth.
She loved to go to church as long as she was able, and enjoyed the
sermons over the radio. She had a little book called "The Upper Room",
which contained scripture verse, meditation and prayer for each day
which seemed precious to her.
was a loving mother, ever devoted to her children; friendly and
neighborly and enjoyed visiting and helping her friends and neighbors.
She was very
patient in her affliction and appreciative of all that was done for her.
containing the son, "Angel Band," was one of her cherished possessions.
who survive: the four children (mentioned above); one half-brother, Sam
Emery, Arkansas; twenty-one grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, a
number of other relatives and a host of friends.
services were held at the United Brethren Church on Wednesday afternoon
conducted by the pastor, Rev. C. H. Ivy. The message was brought by
Rev. M. E. Apple, a lifelong friend of the family. Interment in the
Crystal cemetery. Schmutzler was in charge. Submitted byTom Agan.
Jackson, Springs Valley Herald (September 23, 1937) Death Notice
I. J. McCune,
57, died Sunday morning at his home near Hillham of heart trouble.
McCune was in French Lick Saturday talking to friends and seemed to be
feeling alright, therefore it was quite a shock to hear of his death.
services were held at Cuzco Monday afternoon by Rev. C. H. Ivy with
burial in the nearby cemetery. Schmutzler directed the funeral
Springs Valley Herald (September 30, 1937) Obituary
September 19, 1937, just before dawn, the Death Angel entered the home
of Isaac Jackson McCune and called him from time and its tribulations
to his eternal rest.
He is the son
of Andrew Jackson and Rebecca McCune and was born near Cuzco on March
13, 1880 He was 57 years, 6 months and 5 days of age.
was united in marriage to Ida L. Parsons, March 20, 1900. To this union
were born 9 children, 7 sons and 2 daughters: Victor of Cuzco; Elwood
and Harold of French Lick; Walter of Mitchell and Howard at home; Mrs.
Theo Stanfield and Mrs. Irene Lewis of French Lick.
In 1921 he
joined the Christian Church at Cuzco of which he was a member until
who survive: the children mentioned above, ; an aged mother, Rebecca
Nicholson; two half brothers, Clyde and Lawrence Nicholson; two
half-sisters, Janie Conrad and Susan Leichouer; 10 grandchildren and a
host of other relatives and friends.
wife and one small son, Garth Wayne, preceded him in death. Also one
half-brother, Raymond Nicholson of Cuzco and one half-sister, Luella
Clapp of Hillham.
were held at the Christian Church in Cuzco Monday afternoon, conducted
by Rev. C. H. Ivy. Interment in cemetery by the Methodist Church with
Schmutzler in charge.
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take this opportunity of expressing our appreciation of the many acts
of kindness and sympathy of our friends and neighbors during the recent
death of our father, I. J. McCune. The Children. Submitted byTom Agan.
Jane, Springs Valley Herald (September 30, 1937) Death Notice
Mary Jane Flick, widow of Isaac Flick, passed away at her home on
Indiana Avenue Saturday, following an illness from a fractured hip
suffered in a fall several weeks ago.
services were conducted from the First Christian Church here Monday
afternoon by Rev. C. W. Parks, pastor of the local church. Mrs. Flick
was a member of that church.
made in the Moores Ridge cemetery with W. V. Ritter & Son
conducted the arrangements.
Springs Valley Herald (October 21, 1937) Obituary
Mary Lane (Baxter) Flick, the daughter of William and Priscilla Baxter,
was born January 27, 1850 in Monroe County, Ky. and passed away in her
home in French Lick, Ind. on the morning of September 25, 1937, aged 87
years, 7 months and 25 days.
August 11, 1886 she became the wife of Isaac Flick and the mother of
his eight children by a former marriage, namely: Mrs. Polly Cox, Mrs.
Catherine Larkins, Mrs. Minerva McIver, Mrs. Jane Thompson, Mrs.
Elizabeth Hawhee, George, Thomas and Sam Flick.
this union were born eight children, Mrs. Bettie Early, William Flick,
Priscilla, John and Amos Flick, Mrs. Effie Owens, Mrs. Maud Nugent and
Mrs. Alice Laffoon. All have preceded her in death except Mrs. Early,
Mrs. Nugent, Mrs. Owen and one step-son, Sam Flick, one sister, Mrs.
Martha McIver of Paoli, Ind. and one brother, William Baxter, of French
Lick. a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a host of
other relatives and friends are left to mourn her loss.
the death of her husband, who passed away February 10, 1918, she has
made her home with her daughter, Mrs. William Early in French Lick.
August 3 of this year, she fell and fractured a hip. All that loving
hands could do count stay the hand of death and on the morning of
September 25th she quietly and peacefully passed away.
united with the Christian Church at Cane Creek, Ind. in 1869. Later she
became a charter member of the Christian Church in French Lick. Aunt
Jane, as she was familiarly called, was a faithful member, going to
church when it was possible for her to get there. To know her was to
love her and she will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
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wish to take this means of extending our thanks to the many friends and
neighbors for their kindness and sympathy during the illness and death
of our mother, Mrs. Mary Jane Flick. We are especially grateful to the
minister, undertaker, those who sent flowers and offered cars. The
Children. Submitted byTom Agan.
Benjamin C., Springs Valley Herald (September 30, 1937) Death Notice
services and burial were held at Cuzco Tuesday afternoon for Benjamin
C. Collins, 60, who died on Monday morning at the Daviess County
Hospital at Washington after an illness of diabetes mellita and a
carbuncle on the neck. Schmutzler directed the funeral. Submitted byTom
Olive May, Springs Valley Herald (September 30, 1937) Death Notice
Olive May Waggoner, 54, of the Emmons Ridge community died Monday at
the Daviess County Hospital at Washington, where she had been a patient
for the past few months. She was the wife of Arthur Waggoner.
services were conducted at Hillham by Rev. C. H. Ivy of the French Lick
United Brethren Church Wednesday afternoon. Burial was made in the
Methodist cemetery at Dubois with Schmutzler in charge of funeral
arrangements. Submitted byTom Agan.
Springs Valley Herald (October 7, 1937) Death Notice
(Rathead) Level (colored), 70, died Saturday from pneumonia.
services were held in the Ritter Funeral Chapel Monday. Burial was made
in the K. of P. cemetery at Mt. Lebanon.
served several years as Mr. T. D. Taggart's valet. Submitted by Tom
Springs Valley Herald (October 14, 1937) Death Notice
Bruner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bruner one mile east of Paoli, was
killed in an automobile accident near Muncie, Indiana Saturday.
to reports the boy was motoring with a brother and another youth when
the car got our of control. Bruner jumped from the car and was hurled
to the pavement with such force that he died shortly after being taken
to a Muncie hospital. The other occupants of the car escaped injury.
body was returned to Paoli where funeral services were conducted from
the United Brethren Church on Tuesday with burial in the Paoli cemetery.
years ago a brother, Orville Bruner, was killed in an auto accident in
Paoli. Submitted by Tom Agan.
Springs Valley Herald (October 21, 1937) Death Notice
H. O. Leas of French Lick was exhonorated of all blame for a traffic
accident which resulted in the death of a Paoli woman last Friday, when
state police investigating the accident placed no charges against the
the victim of the accident, Mrs. Rose Longest, was walking on highway
U. S. 150 west of Paoli when she stepped directly in the path of the
Leas car. She was dragged several feet and the motor went into a ditch,
but Mrs. Leas was uninjured.
suffered a fractured skull and internal injuries from which she died a
few hours later in a Bedford hospital.
showed that Mrs. Longest was walking along the highway in the same
direction that the Leas car and a bus were traveling and stepped into
the path of the Leas car in attempting to avoid the bus.
services were conducted on Sunday afternoon at the United Brethren
Church in Paoli with burial in the cemetery at that place. Submitted by
Robert L., Springs Valley Herald (October 28, 1937) Death Notice
Robert L. Holaday, a practicing physician in Orange County more than
forty years, died at his home in Paoli last Thursday after an illness
of several weeks.
in the southern part of the county, began practice at Newton Stewart
after having graduated from the Louisville School of Medicine, coming
to Paoli about thirty years ago.
He was a
member of the Methodist Church and was active in civic and religious
affairs. Surviving wife and one daughter.
Springs Valley Herald (October 28, 1937) South Liberty Section
R. L. Holaday of Paoli, whom almost everyone knew in this vicinity,
passed away Thursday evening. Funeral services were held Saturday
afternoon at two o'clock in the Methodist Church in Paoli. Doctors
attended and marched in as a group. He will be missed, as he was an
active physician until just a few weeks ago. Years ago, he used to be
located in Newton Stewart, and while there he built up a wonderful
practice in this territory.
Springs Valley Herald (October 28, 1937) Moores Ridge Section
We extend out
sympathy to the loved ones of Dr. R. L. Holaday, who was laid to rest
at Paoli Saturday.
Holaday will be greatly missed as no night was too dark or the weather
too cold for him to go to see a patient, rich or poor, he went just the
same as long as his health would permit.
Springs Valley Herald (October 28, 1937) Newton Stewart Section
gloom was cast over this neighborhood Friday morning when it was
learned of the death of Dr. R. L. Holaday of Paoli and formerly of this
place. The relatives have the sympathy of their many friends of this
vicinity. Submitted byTom Agan.
COX, Isom, Springs
Valley Herald (November 4, 1937) Death Notice
Cox, 72, died Monday night at the St. Edwards Hospital in New Albany,
Ind. from heart trouble and locked bowels. He had been in apparently
good health until the sudden attack Monday.
formerly owned and lived on a farm near West Baden until a few years
ago when he moved to Paoli.
services were being conducted at Antioch this afternoon (Thursday) by
Rev. Robert Hawkins with burial on the family lot in the adjoining
survived by three
grandchildren, Ray, Murel and Vivian Maxine McCracken and one
son-in-law, Robert McCracken, all near West Baden. Submitted byTom
Springs Valley Herald (November 4, 1937) Death Notice
Ellis, 71, Mitchell timber buyer, was instantly killed Sunday when hit
by a car on Highway 50, driven by Willard Clark, 28, of Bedford.
reported that he failed to see Ellis in time to avoid the collision.
Mr. Ellis was
formerly of this community. He is survived by a wife and one son, Ken.
Springs Valley Herald (November 4, 1937) Sulphur Creek Section
ware sorry to hear of the serious accident of Oscar Ellis, who was
killed instantly Sunday morning near Bedford when he was struck by a
car. Burial was at Ames Chapel Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Ellis is a cousin
of the Garrison family of this place. The family and relatives have our
sympathy. Submitted byTom Agan.
George W., Springs Valley Herald (November 4, 1937) Obituary
W. Landreth, son of John W. and Mary J. Landreth, was born in Dubois
County, Ind. June 27th, 1868 and departed this life October 23, 1937 at
the age of 69 years, 3 months and 28 days.
December 16, 1888 he was married to Anna E. Simmons and they
established a happy home. To this union 3 children were born: Alma, who
died in infancy; Mrs. Alta White and Hillyard Landreth.
was of a religious turn of mind and in early manhood professed his
faith in Christ and united with the Methodist Church at Cuzco, Ind.
After moving to Orange County, he placed his membership with the Harned
Chapel United Brethren church, where he remained a faithful member
until death called him home.
a kind and loving father and an affectionate and faithful husband; a
good neighbor and a christian gentleman.He goes to join one daughter,
mother, father, brothers and sisters and leaves to mourn his passing,
his wife, Anna, two children, 5 grandchildren: Anna Lee Landreth of
Indianapolis; Mrs. Lenore Wellman of Bloomington, Ind.; Mrs. Faith
Hawkins of Douglass, Kansas and Marie and George Lyndon White, still at
home; four great-grandchildren, two brothers, Jess of Elon and Henry of
Kentucky; one sister, Mrs. Elmer Smith of Norton, Ind. and a host of
other relatives and friends.
He had been
in failing health for four years, but always had a smile and a welcome
for his many friends who visited him.
May of this year his faith in Christ was renewed and he again rejoiced
in a Savior's love. He said he was not afraid to go to the Great Beyond.
his going the family has lost a kind husband and father, the church a
faithful member and the community a real neighbor. His home was always
open to the preacher and church workers and his hand was always a
helping hand. George has just gone home.
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wish to thank friends, neighbors, pall bearers, Ellis & Son,
Walls, Rev. Apple and the singers for their many acts of kindness at
this time of death of our dear husband and father. Mrs. George
Landreth, Mrs. Charles E. White, Mr. Hillyard Landreth. Submitted byTom
G., Springs Valley Herald (November 11, 1937) Death Notice
Freeman, 71, died Saturday at the home of son, Virgil Freeman, at
Shoals, Ind. from heart trouble.
body was brought to the home of Everett Pitcher where it lay in state
until Monday when services were held at the Mt. Lebanon Church by Rev.
John Freeman with burial in the nearby cemetery.
W. V. Ritter
& Son had charge of the arrangements.
Springs Valley Herald (November 18, 1937) Obituary
G. Freeman, son of Willis and Ann Freeman, was born November 7, 1875
and departed this life November 6, 1937, age 71 years, 11 months and 30
days. He was united in marriage with Alta Eldora Davison July 11, 1886.
To this union were born seven children of whom all are living.
Stanford, of French Lick; Golda Bateman, of near Shoals; Sylvia Combs,
Washington; Hattie Pitcher and Pearl Crowder of near French Lick;
Virgil of Shoals; and Albert of Jacksonville, Ill.; also 33
grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Mr. Freeman had 3 brothers and
4 sisters, two brothers and one sister having preceded him in death.
lived most of his life on a farm in Martin County. Here he, in early
middle life, became a member of the congregation at Woodlawn and later
his wife, he has made his home with his children, having lived the last
four years with his son, Virgil, in whose home he passed away.
failing health, the end came suddenly and as a shock to many. The hand
of death has left many to mourn.
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all those who have befriended us in the time of our great sorrow, we
wish to express our deep appreciation. The Family. Submitted byTom
Pauline, Springs Valley Herald (November 18, 1937) Death Notice
Pauline Belcher Goldman, 70, passed away at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Carl Smith, Saturday from lobar pneumonia. Mrs. Goldman who had
been at the home of a daughter in Terre Haute during the summer arrived
here Sunday, Nov. 6th to spend the winter.
services were conducted at the First Christian Church Monday afternoon
by Rev. C. W. Parks assisted by Rev. O. E. Parrett. Interment was made
in the Ames Cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of W. V. Ritter
Springs Valley Herald (December 2, 1937) Obituary
Belcher Goldman, daughter of Jesse and Mary Moore Belcher, was born on
a farm in Crawford County, Indiana, December 16, 1864 and departed this
life November 13, 1937 at the age of 73 years, 11 months and 13 days.
united in marriage with George W. Goldman, who was the father of five
motherless children, these were reared with the same live as the seven
who came to bless their union.
1913 she was converted and united with the Christian Church. Living
this faith until her death, being an invalid, she could not attend
church services as often as she would have liked.
her strength lasted her ambition never weakened, her greatest anxiety
was the welfare of her family. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
She did not seek a life of ease, but constantly did for her friends and
neighbors what her hands found to do.
the following children: Mrs. Lillian Smith, Torrence Goldman and Waymon
Goldman of French Lick, Mrs. Fay Laswell and Mrs. Vina Quinn of Terre
Haute, Ind. there remain to mourn their loss two step children, Mrs.
Ona Finley of French Lick and Mrs. Jossie Mockbee of Terre Haute, 21
grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two brothers and two
half-brothers besides a host of other relatives and friends.
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wish to extend our thanks and appreciation for the many expressions of
sympathy and kindness shown us by our friends during the illness and
death of our dear mother, Mrs. Pauline Goldman. The Children. Submitted
M., Springs Valley Herald (November 18, 1937) Death Notice
Dr. George Dillinger was called to hold an inquest over the death of
Charles Osborn, 50, near Newton Stewart, this morning.
was found dead early this morning by his wife after he had used a
shotgun to inflict fatal wounds in his head. At press time no motive
for the act could be learned.
services will be held Saturday with Schmutzler in charge of
Springs Valley Herald (December 2, 1937) Obituary
M. Osborn, son of Joseph and Louisa Whitmire Osborn, was born at Newton
Stewart, Ind. Nov. 19, 1888 and departed this life Nov. 18, 1937, age
48 years, 11 months and 29 days.
and his only brother, Omer, were left at an early age without a
mother's loving care and protection. Mother was called to her eternal
rest leaving the two boys to a father's care.
was united in marriage to Golda Cummins February 23, 1916. To this
union were born five children, Freida, Jessie, Helen, Mildred and
Orville. Jessie and Helen were called to live with the angels in their
with the United
Brethren Church at Newton Stewart, Ind. several years ago and lived up
to the golden rule, doing onto others as he would have them do unto him.
the untimely passing of Brother Osborn the community has lost a
peaceful, industrious, honest citizen and a good neighbor. The family,
a loving and affectionate husband and father. He was always greeting
his friends and neighbors with a welcome smile.
leaves to mourn his departure a dear companion, three children, Freida,
Mildred and Orville, one grandchild and one brother, Omer Osborn with
other relatives and a host of friends to mourn their loss.
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wish to thank our friends and neighbors, Mr. Schmutzler, the
undertaker, Rev. Ed Apple for their many words of comfort and acts of
their kindness and assistance. We wish to express our deep appreciation
to the French Lick school and faculty for their beautiful floral
offering. The Family. Submitted byTom Agan.
W., Springs Valley Herald (November 18, 1937) Obituary
W. Atkins, son of Henry and Sarah Atkins. was born March 28, 1874 near
Eckerty, Crawford County, Ind. and departed this life at Newton
Stewart, Ind. November 4, 1937, age 63 years, 7 months and 6 days.
was united in marriage to Anna Dewitt, December 29, 1909. To this union
were born three children, Arnold of Newton Stewart, Letha and Alice
having preceded their father in death. Mrs Martha Brown, a
step-daughter, of Portland, Oregon; one sister, Mrs. Christina Allen of
Birdseye, Ind.; two brother and one sister, John, Mart and Malinda, all
have passed to the great beyond there to clasp hands with their brother.
Atkins united with the Methodist Church at an early age and live a true
christian life until death. The church and the Master's cause were very
dear to him. His death was no leap into the dark, but was simply going
home to Him whom he loved and obeyed when a young man and had trusted
and labored for during those many years. Brother Atkins was a loving
husband, father, a good neighbor and a christian.
leaves to mourn his loving companion, one son, Arnold, a step-daughter,
Mrs. Martha Brown, one sister, Mrs. Chrisenia Allen, four grandchildren
and a host of other relatives and friends. In his going the family has
lost a kind and loving husband and father, the church a faithful member
and the community a good neighbor. George had just gone home.
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wish to thank our friends and neighbors, pall bearers, Mr. Ritter, the
undertaker, Rev. Harry Taylor and the singers for their many acts of
kindness and assistance at this time of death of our dear husband and
father, Mrs. George Atkins, Mrs. Martha Brown, Mr. Arnold Atkins.
Submitted byTom Agan.