TRIMBLE DEMOCRAT 1950 - 1959
A - C
The record of deaths were taken from microfilm and the books of papers,
THE TRIMBLE DEMOCRAT for the years 1950 through 1959.
Everything enclosed in ( parentheses ) was added from another source, burial records, TRIMBLE COUNTY KENTUCKY CEMETERIES, some reference to 1870 census of Trimble County, and some from family research. All notes were added by and not contained in the obituary. Permission to use at the Trimble County Kentucky Genealogy site from the Trimble County Historical Society, Trimble County, Kentucky. I would like to thank them for making this resource available.
ABBOTT, Charlie, 65, died 16 Mar 1958, South Dakota, burial there. W.W.I veteran, b. Trimble Co., moved to SD in late 1940's, s/o late Adolphus and Susan Jackson Abbott, survived by wife, ALZADA ABBOTT, 2 step-sons, Maurice and Maynard Sangster, 1 sister, Mrs. Fred (Fannie) Young.
ABBOTT, Henry, 85, died 27 Oct 1951, Mt. Tabor, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. s/o late Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Abbott. Survived by wife, MARGARET MARTIN ABBOTT, 1 son, Carl Abbott, 2 sis., Mrs Betty Webb and Mrs. Nettie Barrickman, 1 brother, L. G. Abbott.
ABBOTT, L. G., (ca 88,) died 14 Oct 1952, Pleasant Retreat community, burial Campbellsburg Cem., survived by widow, Naomi Peak Abbott, 2 sis., Mrs. Nettie Barrickman and Mrs. Bettie Webb. Preceded by 3 ch. (Lev G. dates on stone 1864 - 1952.)
ABBOTT, Naomi Ruth, 88, died 21 Oct 1958, burial Campbellsburg Cem. b. Henry Co., (4 Aug 1870) d/o I. N. and Sallie Hayden Peak, lived in Trimble Co. many years. Widow of late L. G. ABBOTT, survived by dau-in-law, Mrs. Bess Abbott, sister, Mrs. H. N. McIntire, a brother, Irvin Peak.
ADAMS, Curtis, 86, died 6 Oct 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. lived most of his life in Mt. Pleasant com., m. 29 Dec 1897 to ALICE EMILY FARLEY, who survives 1 dau., Mrs. Iva Hackney. Preceded by children, Shirley Lee and Flo Ellen.
ADAMS, Edward, 81, died 23 Feb 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. (b. Trimble Co. 18 Mar 1875, s/o Daniel and Lucy Crafton Adams.) m. 29 Mar 1899 to EMMA HOOD, she died Jan 1957. Survived by 3 dau. Mrs. Robert Duncan, Mrs. Nettie Perkinson and Mrs. Daisy Hammons, sons, James and Bruce Adams, a brother, Jesse Adams, 1 sister, Mrs. Allie Belle Liter.
ADAMS, Emma T., 79, died 23 Jan 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. 7 Jan 1878, d/o Daniel and Mary Hill Hood, lived all her life in county. Survived by husband, ED ADAMS, 3 dau., Mrs. Fanny Duncan, Mrs. Nettie Perkinson and Mrs. Daisy Hammons, 2 sons, James and Bruce Adams, 1 sis., Mrs. John Sterling, 1 bro., Burt Hood. Preceded by 2 sisters and 1 brother.
ADAMS, John "Willard," 58, died 8 Nov 1953, burial IOOF Bedford. W.W.I veteran, s/o Mr. and Mrs. Mote Adams, m. Feb 1923, MARY KING, 8 children. Survived by parents, wife, 5 ch., Mrs. James Callis, Mrs. Wallace Thompson, Martha, Clarence and Carl Ray Adams. 2 bro., Charles and Raymond Adams. Note: His parents were married 5 Nov 1893, his mother, Alice Liter, d/o John Liter, one of 5 children all still living, Alvin, Eugene, Estill, Franklin Liter and Mrs. Shelby (Chella) Rowlett.
ADAMS, Morton, 82, d. 10 Nov 1955, Indianapolis, burial IOOF Bedford. Former resident of Trimble Co., s/o late Daniel and Lucy Adams, m. 5 Nov 1893 to ALICE LITER, 4 ch., 2 survive, Charlie and Raymond Adams. a sis. Mrs. Estell Liter, 2 bro., Harry and William Adams. Preceded by ch., Willard in 1953 and Melissa Adams (Rowlett who died 1945.)
ADCOCK, Claude, 69, died 16 Mar 1955, Indianapolis, burial (Indianapolis, IN.). b. Bedford, lived in Indiana the past 39 years. Survived by wife, ARLETTA ADCOCK, 3 dau., Mrs. Christine Thatcher, Mrs. Vera Lucid and Mrs. Betty Jane Pedro, sis., Mrs. Bertha Brown.
ALDRIDGE, Ethel, 67, died 14 Apr 1959 in Indiana, burial IOOF Carrollton. b. Carroll Co., d/o Charles Kindle and late Harriet Kirkland Kindle. Survived by husband GROVER ALDRIDGE, her father, 2 dau., Mrs. Lawrence Hughes and Mrs. Woodrow Yeager, 3 sis. Mrs. Bessie Kindoll, Mrs. Mary Wright and Mrs. Jennie Summers, 1 brother, Oscar Kindle. Note: Ethel was first married to JAMES ROBERT JONES.
ALDRIDGE, George Fallis, 85, died 31 Dec 1950, burial IOOF Bedford, b. Henry Co., 17 Mar 1865, s/o Mr. and Mrs. William Aldridge, m. REBECCA JANE BOREN, who died 1949. Survived by 8 of 10 children, Mrs. Simon Aldridge, Mrs. Dewey Drury, Mrs. A. P. (Cleo) Horine, Edna, Harve, Sid, Samuel and Elder Chester Aldridge. Note: Other records give birth as, 17 Jan 1856. He died at the home of his daughter, Cleo Horine.
ALDRIDGE, Jesse F. 29, died 27 Mar 1954, burial IOOF Bedford. Died in auto accident. Survived by widow, DOROTHY ANDREWS ALDRIDGE, 4 small children, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben E. Aldridge. A startling coincidence in the death of Jesse is the fact that a brother, Marvin Lee met an accidental death a few years ago at the age of 29 yrs, 8 mo. and 23 days, exactly the same age to the day attained by Jesse. Both boys died on Saturday night and were buried on Tuesday, and both left a widow and four small children. Note: Tombstone has name ELDRIDGE. (Jesse born 4 Jul 1924.)
ALDRIDGE, John Harvey, 63, died 11 Sep 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 9 Jan 1892, s/o George Fallis and Rebecca Aldridge, m. ETHEL JACKSON who died 1930, 7 children born to this union, m. 2nd VICTORIA MORELAND. Wife and 7 ch. survive, Raymond, Vance, J. C., Mrs. Clarence Griffith, Mrs. Henry McCane, Mrs. J. C. Vest, Mrs. Hiner Smith, 3 bro., Sidney, Chester and Sam Aldridge, sis., Eva Drury, Cleo Horine, Edna and Anna Aldridge.
ALEXANDER, David Wayne, 2, died 15 Aug 1950, burial IOOF Carrollton. s/o Mr. and Mrs. Louis Alexander.
ALEXANDER, Fannie, recorded in Funeral Book 12 Mar 1951. No other information.. Note: I believe this to be the Fannie Harmon who first m. CHARLES ALEXANDER, 27 Aug 1890 in Carroll Co., KY. He died, she married his brother, JAMES. O. ALEXANDER, 30 Jun 1897 in Carroll Co., KY. He died in 1944. She resided in Indianapolis, IN. Fannie born ca 1869, was the d/o Oliver Perry and Agnes D. Richmond Harmon.
ALEXANDER, Nellie __, d. 3 Apr 1951, Indianapolis, burial Crown Hill. d/o late Enoch Curran, widow of J. H. ALEXANDER. Survived by son, Dr. Harry Alexander, sis., Mrs. W. R. Morgan and Mrs. R. E. Clem, 2 bro., Ben and R. M. Curran. Preceded by sis., Mrs. Minnie Chadwell, who died 3 months ago.
ALEXANDER, W. R., (William R.) 35, died 23 Jan 1952, Indianapolis, IN burial IOOF Bedford. s/o Ernest and Ruby (Jones) Alexander of Trimble Co. He had lived Indianapolis the past 15 yrs. Survived. by parents, and a brother Beckham Alexander. (William b. 20 Mar 1916.)
ANDREW, Cora, 82, died 24 Jan 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Napoleon B. and Nancy Green Leach, b. Scott Co., KY, came to this county in 1880. m. 12 Apr 1889 at the old Parker Hotel in Bedford to JOHN WILLIAM ANDREW. Survived by dau., Mrs. Matt Mahoney, Mrs. Charlie Austin, Mrs. Goebel Turner, sons, Ralph and Ishmael Andrew, sister, Mrs. Gertie Ogden. Preceded by bro., John C., Thomas, James, Fisher and Fred Leach.
ANDREW, Helen Jean, 7 months, died 31 Mar 1951, burial Moffett Cem. b. 29 Aug 1950, d/o Uhel and Helen Walker Andrew. Survived by parents, sis., Brenda Carole Andrew, g-parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Andrew.
ANDREW, Ruby, 48, died 10 Dec 1952, Madison, IN, burial Moffett Cem. b. Trimble Co. d/o James and (Stella Ball) McClure, m. 20 Oct 1920 to ELMER ANDREW, lived in Trimble Co. until a few months ago. Survived by husband, 3 sons, James, Uhel and Randall Andrew, 4 dau., Mrs. Norman Mahoney, Mrs. Edward Thevenow, Miss Nancy Louise Andrew and Mrs. Delmar Wingham (error: Virginia Andrew m. Bud Wingham,) 2 bro., Benton and Shelby McClure, sis. Mrs. Dave Maddox, 3 half- bro., J. C. McClure, Glen Allen McClure and Charles Devine, 2 half- sis., Mrs. Leo Spurgin and Mrs. Delbert Becknell, a step-mother, Mrs. Mary McClure.
ANDREWS, Larry Wayne, stillborn 3 Nov 1953, s/o Harlan and Louise Evans Andrews. Burial IOOF Bedford.
ANDREWS, Leo, 66, died 17 Sep 1953, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o William and Alice Andrews, moved to Madison 9 years ago from a farm in Trimble Co. Survived by wife, Mary Chandler Andrews, 2 dau., Mrs. Nettie May Callis and Mrs. Leona Alexander, 4 sons, Lawrence, Herman, Winford and Harlan Andrews, sister, Mrs Hallie White.
ANGELL, George, 88, died 10 Nov 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. (s/o Mike and Buna Vista Angell,) survived by wife, PEARL STANLEY ANGELL, (m. 1 Sep 1914,) 2 sons, Mike and Bud Emory Angell, 2 dau., Mrs. Frances Redman and Mrs. Sadie Mae Powell, 2 bro., Harry and Ace Angell. Preceded by son, Robert Angell, 2 sis., Mrs. Ida Angell and Jessie Angell. Note: 1st wife was FLORENCE ANGELL.
ARCHIBALD, William D., 72, died 13 Sep 1954, California, burial ____. A native of Henderson Co. he came to Bedford in 1935 as cashier of the bank and served in that capacity until his retirement in 1950, he moved to CA last Dec. Survived by widow, GENOA SALYERS ARCHIBALD, 3 dau., Mrs. Ethel Mahoney, Mrs. Marguerite Nelson and Mrs. Frances Knight Breckinridge, son, John Archibald, a bro. and a sis.
ARMSTRONG, Allie Morgan, 69, died 19 Nov 1959, Indianapolis, burial IOOF Bedford, survived by husband, AMOS ARMSTRONG, dau., Mrs. Mary Bell Weddle, sis. Mrs. Sadah Colbert, 2 bro. Oscar and Walter Colbert.
AUSTIN, Samuel W., 78, died 17 Sep 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co., spent his entire life here. Preceded by wife LILLIAN CONN (CONNER) AUSTIN. Survived by dau., Mrs. W. S. Garriott, 2 sons. Charles and Randall Austin, sis., Mrs. L. Durand. Note: Lillian's obituary gives her maiden name Conner.
AVERITT, James P., 79, died 12 Jun 1956, Detroit, Mich. burial? b. 1 Sep 1876, Bedford, m. 25 Oct 1905 to EMMA NARE. Survived by wife, dau., Mrs. Elizabeth Pearson, son, James G. Averitt, bro., Richard G. Averitt.
BAILEY, Lenn, 74, died 17 Mar 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o Tom and Lee Macomis Bailey, lived many years on farm north of Bedford. In early yrs he assisted his father in a blacksmith shop at Bedford. His 1st m. to (LORA) LEE PEAK who died 1929, a son, Harlan Bailey. He m. 2nd to BETTY CARSON, who survives. 4 sons to this union, Glenn Lee, Wayne, Ellis and Len Bailey, Jr. A bro. Jim Bailey. Sisters Ella and Lolla deceased.
BAIN, Lulu, 85, died 28 Apr 1952, Louisville, burial IOOF Bedford. Former resident of Pleasant Retreat, She was youngest and last of 8 ch. born (17 Nov 1866) to William and (Martha Orr) Hardin. Husband, W. CURTIS BAIN, died 1949, survived by 2 dau., Mrs. Stephen C. Jenkins and Mrs. Joe Melvin. Preceded by sis. Mrs. Carrie L. Hood.
BAKER, Mattie Bell, 73, died 3 May 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co., lived most all her life here in this vicinity, d/o William and Alice Bebout Harsin, m. FRED BAKER, Sr. who died many years ago. Survived by dau., Mrs. Edna Krentzemer, 4 sons, Fred, Freemond, Philip and Garland Baker, 2 sis., Maude West and Louise Stewart, 1 brother, Owen Harsin.
BALL, George, 80, died 24 Nov 1958, burial Campbellsburg. Lived for many yrs in the Little Kentucky com. Survived by dau., Mrs. Elva Dunn, 4 sons, Elma, David, Willis and Hubert Ball. Preceded by 3 brothers and 1 sister.
BALL, Jay Scott, infant, died 10 Oct 1959, burial Moffett Cem. b. 23 Sep 1959, s/o H. J. and Sue Raker Ball. Survived by parents, sis., Cynthia Laine Ball, age 4 years, grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Raker and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Ball.
BALL, Joseph D., 72, died 15 Aug 1950, burial IOOF Bedford. b. and reared Trimble Co. moved to Indiana 16 yrs ago. Survived by widow, STELLA PERKINSON BALL, 5 ch., Mrs. Mamie Stockdale, Mrs. Helen Grebe, Maurice, William and Ray Ball, a bro. L. R. Ball.
BALL, Lucy Ann, 91, died 4 Mar 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 15 Jan 1866, d/o John D. and America Harley Miles. She was a charter member of Union Grove Church. Husband, JAMES S. BALL, died in 1940. Survived by 3 sons, Walter, Claude and Alvin Ball.
BALL, Madison Rucker, 76, died 17 Jan 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 10 Jul 1881, Trimble Co., lived in Indianapolis for many years. Since his retirement had lived in Madison, IN. s/o William and Lucy Wise Ball of Trimble Co. m. MAE ABBOTT, survived by son, Clarence Ball. Preceded by 3 sisters and 2 brothers.
BALL, Nathaniel Stark, 90, died 2 Dec 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. lived for 40 years in Dry Fork com. s/o Joseph and Virginia Hawkins Ball, m. 1903 to PEARL COLBERT, 7 ch., all survive, Mrs. Beulah Neher, Rpby (Ruby) Baker, Gladys Dein, Mrs. Jewell Mills (or Willis?), Joseph, Herman and Ray Ball.
BALL, Rhoda C., 89, died 26 Jun 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Addison and Cornelia Trout Pierce, b. near Bedford, a school teacher for 43 yrs. m. James W. Colbert, after his death she m. J. T. BALL who also is dec'd. Survived by 1 sis., Mrs. Oscar Sibley, 3 bro., W. D., F. A. and T. C. Pierce. Preceded by 3 sis. and 2 bro.
BANKS, Freda Graves, 37, died 17 Sep 1959, burial Moffett Cem. b. (Aug 1922) Milton, d/o (Virgil and Hazel Wise Graves.) Survived by husband, DELMAS BANKS, 2 dau., Mrs. Suellen Means and an infant, Annabet Banks who was b. 7 Sept., a son, Stevie Banks, her mother, Mrs. Hazel Harrod, sis., Mrs. Doris Greenwood.
BANKS, Kenneth Elwood, 21, interred 8 Apr 1952, place not given. s/o Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Banks of North Madison. He died at home of sister, Mrs. Allen Knox near Milton.
BARCLAY, Eula Smith, ca 80, died 1 Nov 1951, burial Moffett Cem. d/o (William Smith,) b. Carroll Co., lived in Milton since her m. to CHARLES A. BARCLEY, he died 15 Dec 1940, she was also preceded by 2 sis. and 2 bro. Note: Her name given on husband's obit. was Yululee, on her stone it is Yulu Barclay.
BARNES, Charles R., 91, died 12 Jan 1958, burial Moffett Cem. b. Oct 1867, Trimble Co. near Poplar Ridge, s/o Shed and Mary (Jane McClure) Barnes, m. LOUELLA JOYCE, who died 1957. They were married 69 yrs. Survived by dau., Mrs. Howard Cutshaw, Bedford.
BARNES, Dona E. (Ervin,) 82, died 2 Nov 1954, burial Moffett Cem. b. Trimble Co. spent most of his life in Pleasant Retreat area. (s/o Reuben and Nannie A. Perkinson Barnes, m. Mar 1896 to CHELLA LEE SMITH, d/o Elias Adam Smith, she died Jul 1940.) Survived by son, Marvin Barnes, dau., Mrs. Lloyd (Lola) Greenwood and Mrs. James (Erma) Wilson, 3 bro., Lawrence D., Shelby and Otha Barnes, 3 sis., Mrs. Alice Ralston, Mrs. W. L. (Myrtle) Wright and Mrs. Otto (Lucy Chella) Schirmer.
BARNES, John W., almost 70, d. 8 May 1958, Washington, DC, burial there. Youngest s/o Newton and Zerelda Barnes. Native of Trimble Co. a practicing attorney here until 1918. Preceded by 2 bro., 4 sis., his only child, a son died 1948. In Feb 1958 he and his wife, PEARL TOOMBS BARNES celebrated their 50th anniversary.
BARNES, Lottie Coleman, ca 70, died, 8 Mar 1957, Indianapolis, burial there. b. Trimble Co. d/o Dr. Charles and Jenny Ewing Coleman. m. (Trimble.Co., 22 Oct 1908,) HERMAN BARNES of this Co. 49 yrs ago, moving to Indianapolis to make their home. Survived by 2 ch., Mrs. Betty Cole and Paul Barnes.
BARNES, Luella Joyce, 87, died 8 Mar 1957, burial Moffett Cem. b. Trimble Co. 8 Jun 1869, d/o Pliny and Clarissa Joyce, m. 19 Oct 1887 to CHARLES BARNES living together almost 70 years. He survives with dau., Mrs. Howard Cutshaw, 1 sis., Mrs. A. H. Schnaitter, 2 bro., O. S. Joyce and Melanthon Joyce.
BARTLETT, Nancy Gatewood, (71,) died 11 Sep 1951, Hyattsville, MD. b. June 1880, d/o late William J. and Emma Helen Leland Gatewood, reared in Bedford, KY. m. Feb 1905 to CARTER R. BARTLETT of Woodford Co., KY, he died June 1949. Survived by son, Roscoe C. Bartlett, 3 sis., Mrs. George Bartlett, Mrs. S. A. Duvall and Mrs. Nora Gividen, 4 bro., James, William C., Wilbur and Edwin Gatewood.
BARTLETT, Sally Leland, 85, d. 11 Jun 1957, Florida, burial Nashville, TN. A school teacher in Trimble Co. for many yrs, d/o W. J and Emma Leland Gatewood. Survived by husband, GEORGE GRANT BARTLETT, 2 sons, Roscoe and Howard Bartlett, a dau., Mrs. Earl Eddy Baker, 3 bro., Wilbur, Edwin and William Gatewood, 2 sis., Eliza Duvall and Mrs. Nora Gividen. Preceded by dau, Ruth.
BARRON, Mildred, 27, d. 28 Nov 1957, Milton Area, burial Moffett Cem. (b. 16 Aug 1920, d/o L. D. Brierly.) Native of Robinson Co., KY, lived in Trimble Co., 14 years. Survived by husband, RAYMOND BARRON, 4 ch., Kenneth, Doris, James Donald and Raymond Barron, Jr., her mother, Mrs. Mary Brierly, 3 sis., Myrtle Brierly, Mrs. Rachel Webster and Mrs. Minnie Gray, 3 bro., Howard, James and Warren Brierly.
BASSETT, Willie, 70, died 24 Mar 1952, burial IOOF Bedford. m. 23 Sep 1909 to LUCILLE HUNDLEY, 6 ch., Edgar Bassett, Lorena Hammons, Lula Payton, Dorothy Czeck, Mattie Dee Marco and Edith Hunter. (Willie born 18 Nov 1868, s/o James and Elizabeth Craycraft Bassett.)
BATES, Frank, 69, died 30 Aug 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. Veteran of W.W.I, s/o Perry and Florence Jobson Bates. Lived 52 years in New Hope community, widely known as an auctioneer and a correspondent for the Trimble Democrat. m. 1916 (or 1911?) to MAGGIE GREEN, who survives. Also survived by bro., Ed Bates.
BAYNE, Charles Rodney, 2 months, died 2 May 1955, burial Moffett Cem. s/o David and ( Bonnie Kruse ) Bayne.
BAYNE, Julia, 92, died 16 Nov 1955, burial Moffett Cem. (b. 12 Aug 1863,) d/o William and Rebecca Nichols McCord, m. 1881 to JAMES W. BAYNE, died 1920. Survived by dau., Mrs. Sam (Hilary) Carder, 3 sons, C. M. (Cleveland), Truman and S. E. (Shelley) Bayne. Preceded by dau., Myrtle Bayne, 3 sons, Howard, Virgil T. d. 18 Dec 1937 and (Justice) Goebel Bayne, d. 4 Nov 1944.
BAYNE, Lenora Grace, 32, died 10 Jan 1952, burial Moffett Cem. Native of Trimble Co., resident in Madison since her m. 15 yrs ago to HOWARD L. BAYNE who surv. with 3 dau., Patty Lou, Beverly Ann and Sharon Sue Bayne, 2 sons, Howard Lawson and Jerry Lynn Bayne, her father Arthur Cutshaw, a sis. Mrs. Julian Dunlap.
BAYNE, Pearl, 71, died 27 May 1959, burial Moffett Cem. Native of Trimble Co., (b. 11 Mar 1888, d/o Stout and Mary R. Suber Green.) m. 1901 to CLEVE M. BAYNE, who survives with 7 sons and 2 dau., Wilford C., Howard L., Roy A., David W., Cleve J., James H, George G., Mrs. Robert Potter, Mrs. Eleanor K. Sanchez, 3 sis., Mrs. Verne T. Etherton, Mrs. Ethel O'Neal and Mrs. Lola Newman, a brother, Gilbert Green.
BEACH, Miss Martha Alice, 74, died 19 Apr 1953, burial Moffett Cem. b. Clark Co., Ind. 13 Aug 1878, d/o Oliver Perry and Lucy Beach, survived by 2 sis., Mrs. Julia Spry and Mrs. Goldie Hord. Preceded by parents, 2 sis., Mrs. Virginia King and Mrs. Hattie Dierkes, 3 bro. John, George and Frank Beach. Much of her early life was spent in Milton with the J. R. McCord family and later with the D. T. Voires family with whom she moved to Madison some 30 years ago. For the past 8 yrs has lived with the George W. Cofield family, Madison.
BEETEM, Calvin E. __, died 19 May 1958, burial ___. Former resident of Trimble Co. had lived in Florida the last 4 years. He is survived by sons, David, Dr. Luther, Richard, Morris, Robert and Thomas Beetem, 1 dau., Hattie Belle Fink, also 4 brothers.
BEETEM, Lillie Morris, 74, died 19 Jun 1950, burial LaGrange Cem. Native of Oldham Co. and resided the last 20 yrs at LaGrange, also former resident of Trimble Co. Survived by husband, CALVIN BEETEM of Carroll Co., dau., Mrs. Hattie Belle Fink, 6 sons, David, Richard, Morris, Robert, Thomas and Dr. Luther Beetem.
BELL, Ethel Mae, 55, died 20 Nov 1959, burial IOOF Carrollton. (b. 9 Dec 1903, d/o George W. and Nellie Ginn Banks.) Survived by husband, CARLOS BELL, 5 dau., Mrs. Nellie Merrill, Mrs. Reatta Aldridge, Mrs. Thelma Bell, Veatta, (error, Beatta) and Ruth Pearl Bell, 4 sons, R. J., Douglas, Elmer and Delmer Bell, 4 bro., Elmer, Woodrow, Marshall and Shelley Banks, sis., Mrs. Pearl Burch. 2 orphans were raised by Mrs. Bell, Mrs. Helen Welch and Jesse Wallace.
BELL, Jesse L., 72, died 12 Jun 1954, burial IOOF Bedford. Native of Trimble Co. b. 15 Feb 1882, s/o Cornelius and Mattie Miles Bell, m. 28 Nov 1909 to ADDIE LYNCH who died 16 yrs ago. Survived by 2 dau., Cathryn Bell and Mrs. Thurston (Violet) Ashby, son, Jesse Glenn Bell, 1 bro. Dudley Bell. m. 2nd 13 Jan 1945 to MRS. MYRTLE CLEMENS SHANKS of Guilford, IN who died Sept 1952. Also prededed by an infant son, 1 bro. Elmer Bell, 1 sis. Mrs. Lizzie Cox.
BELL, ( Laurie, ) __, died 7 Nov 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Mr. and Mrs. Simmie Boldery, who survives, husband WILLIAM BELL, 5 ch., Rennie Mae, Virgie Ellen, Charles Preston, Charlie Erman and Raymond Simmie Bell, 3 bro., Chester, Howard and Richard Boldery. 4 ch., dec'c. Note: William died 28 Dec 1975. 1 child was listed as Frederick.
BELL, Linnie W., 75, died 19 Feb 1953, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 11 May 1877 in Science Hollow community in Trimble Co. 1 of 7 children born to, F. B. (Frank Bell) and Roxie Staten Wyatt. In girlhood "Miss Linnie" taught school on Hardy Creek and later employed at the Trimble Democrat. m. DORA L. BELL, 15 Oct 1906. Survived by 2 sons, Frank Carroll and Charlie Bell, 3 sis., Mrs. Mabel Hutcherson, Mrs. Bessie Abbott and Mrs. Dora Bartholomew. Preceded by 1 sister Mrs. A. J. Jolly, 2 brothers Bruce and Chester Wyatt.
BELL, Myrtle C., 65, died 14 Sep 1952, bur Lawrenceburg, IN. b. Martin Co.,IN, 22 Jan 1887, d/o Richard and Mary Fisher Clements. m. 11 May 1913 to HARRY SHANKS, died Nov. 1941, m. 2nd 13 Jan 1945 to JESSE L. BELL of Milton, KY. Survived by husband, dau., Mrs. Ruth Billet, 3 step-ch., Mrs. Violet Ashby, Miss Catherine Bell and Jesse Glenn Bell, 3 sis., Mrs. Pearl Gore, Mrs. Mabel Knight and Mrs. Bertha Wilking, bro., Floyd Clements. 1 sis. Cora Clements, dec'd.
BELL, William A., 10, died 11 Apr 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bell, 2 sisters and 3 brothers. (Born 18 Jul 1940 to John and Laura Boldery Bell.
BERRY, Paul, 41, died 9 Jul 1953, burial ____ . Survived by wife, CLARA RAE BERRY, dau. Jodene Berry, step-son, Billy Mills, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Berry, 3 sis., Mrs. John Bailey, Mrs. Edwin Bailey and Mrs. H. E. Runion, 1 brother Hubert Berry.
BLACKERBY, Isabella (Belle,) 74, died 27 Dec 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. Native of Trimble Co. d/o late John and Martha Coleman Sibley. Husband WALTER BLACKERBY, died 4 years ago. Survived by 2 dau. Mrs. Lewis Kidwell and Mrs. George Logan, 1 sister Mrs. Alpha Burnett.
BLACKERBY, James J., 81, died 20 Mar 1955, burial Sligo Cem. Native of Trimble Co. He spent much of his life in the county at the Logan farm. Survived by wife LULA YAGER BLACKERBY, 3 dau., Mrs. G. W. Leep, Mrs. R.N. Lutes and Louise Blackerby, a sis. Mrs. J. B. Tharp.
BLACKERBY, Walter P., 75, died 8 Feb 1952, burial IOOF Bedford. Survived by wife, BELLE SIBLEY BLACKERBY, 2 dau., Mrs. Lewis Kidwell and Mrs. George Logan, 2 sis., Mrs. J. B. Tharp and Mrs. J. B. Yeager, 1 brother, J. J. Blackerby.
BOATWRIGHT, Hallie J., 62, died 24 Jan 1953, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 26 May 1890, life resident of Kentucky, d/o Andrew Jackson and Dora Jane Abbott Sampson. Names mentioned in funeral record are, Goldie M. Hall, Edna Mae Andrew and Andrew Leach.
BOATWRIGHT, William Nolan, 80, died 22 Sep 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Bedford, s/o William and Jessie Boatwright, m. MARY PRUITT dec'd. son, Elbert Lee Boatwright, m. 2nd, LILLIE MAE WHITAKER TINGLE, widow of Charlie Tingle. 3 ch., Robert Chester Boatwright dec'd. James Clem Boatwright and Mrs. L. G. Ralston. m. 3rd HALLIE LEACH, who died 1953. 4 step-ch., by 2nd m. Clara and Charles dec'd. surviving are Henry Tingle and Mrs. Giltner Harmon. Also survived by 2 sis. Mrs. Maggie Perkinson, Mrs. Jesse Perkinson, bro. Vannie L. Boatwright.
BOLDERY, Alvin, 61, died 25 Aug 1954, burial Moffett Cem. Native of Trimble Co., (b. 1 Aug 1893, s/o James W. and Nancy Scott Boldery.) Wife MARGARET CATHERINE WINGHAM BOLDERY, dec'd. Survived by dau, Mrs. Geneva Davis, 4 sons, Orba (Aubrey), James, Perry and Luther and 1 step-son, William Ludwig, 5 bro., Joe, Fred, Nathan, Dave and Simeon Boldery, 1 sister Mrs. Henry Richmond.
BOLDERY, Hallie Aubrey, 69, died 18 Feb 1952, burial Moffett Cem. (d/o George and Dora E. Liter Scott.) m. JAMES E. BOLDERY who survives with several children.
BOLDERY, James E., 77, died 5 Mar 1955, burial Moffett Cem. Native of Trimble Co. (wife HALLIE AUBREY BOLDERY, died 1952.) Survived by 3 ch., Mrs. Merle Louden and Lula Boldery, son, Leroy Boldery, 4 bro., Samuel, David, Nathan and Joseph, 1 sis., Mrs. Henry (Retta) Richmond.
BOLDERY, Joe Fred, 76, died 4 Jun 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. Spent his life in Trimble Co. (b. 20 Sep 1882, NANNIE ADAMS BOLDERY his wife, died 1930.) Survived by children, Roy and William Boldery, Mrs. Frances Sargent, Mrs. William Ludwig and Mrs. Carl Mikesell, 3 bro., Dave, Sim and Nathan Boldery.
BOLDERY, Nathan, 73, died 13 Dec 1959, burial Moffett Cem. Wilbur Nathan, native of Trimble Co. resided in Madison, IN a number of years. Surv. by sons, John, Elston and Oscar Boldery, dau., Mrs. Hazel M. Davis, 2 bro., David and Simmie Boldery. Preceded by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
BOLDERY, Nettie Rand __, died 14 Jan 1955, burial Moffett Cem. Wife of NATHAN BOLDERY. (14 Aug 1874 - 14 Jan 1955. She was daughter of William and Indiana Weatherby Rand.)
BRADLEY, Robert, 48, died 4 Aug 1953, burial Mt. Carmel Cem. William Robert (b. 22 Jun/Jul 1905,) moved to Madison 4 yrs ago, s/o late James Robert Bradley and Mrs. Ella (Wood) Bradley of Trimble Co., m. 9 Jun 1948 in Indianapolis to BERNICE LITER who survives with sons Robert Gregory III and William Liter Bradley, 2 bro., Rep. J. C. and Waller Bradley.
BRANCH, Sergent Charles Suter, 33, in paper of 20 Aug 1953. A native of Bedford reportedly died in a Prison Camp in Korea. A veteran of W W II he returned to the service in May 1946, reported missing 1 Dec 1950. Survived by wife, MARY VAUGHN BRANCH of Vevay who now resides in Olympia, Wash. His father James W. Branch, 2 bro., Jay W. and Slston (Elston?) Branch, 2 sis., Mrs. LaVerne Norris and Mrs. Maurice McManis.
BRAY, Joseph S., 71, died 28 Oct 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o late J. H. and Ollie Dunn Bray, m. 1907, CARRIE ANNALOU TERRELL who survives, 4 sons, Terrell, Harold, J. C. and David Bray, 4 dau., Mrs. John (Sarah) Rand, Mrs. Leroy (Frances) Morgan, Mrs. Leslie (Libby) Pyles and Mrs. Laurel (Marie) Miles, 4 sis., Mrs. L. T. Barrickman, Mrs. L. C. Yager, Mrs. Frank Williams and Mrs. Bud Crafton, 2 brothers, Willis and Beverly Bray.
BREEDEN, Remus, 84, died 30 Aug 1955, burial cem. at Eagle Station. Funeral at Bedford, a native of Owen Co., KY, had spent the past 50 yrs in Trimble Co. Surv. by wife CORA BREEDEN, a son Levi Breeden.
BRENT, Leland C., __, died 24 Dec 1950, burial Campbellsburg Cem. b. Trimble Co. 12 Sep 1880 in Providence area, s/o late William S. and Angeline D. Brent, m. 6 Dec 1905 to ANNIE M. WILSON, moved to Campbellsburg in 1923. Survived by wife, 4 dau., Miss Susie Mae Brent, Mrs. Albert Hall, Mrs. Robert E. Batts and Mrs. Claude Pardo, 1 son, Roy W., 2 bro., Dale A. and W. C. Brent, sis., Mrs. Minnie McIntire.
BRIERLY, L. D., 97, died 3 Dec 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o Marcus D. Brierly, came to Trimble Co. from Oldham Co., KY about 18 yrs ago. m. MARY FRANCES HIGHLANDER, who survives with 10 of their 12 ch. Mrs. Mildred Barron, Mrs. Minnie Gray, Mrs. Rachel Webster, Mrs. Kathelyn Brown, Myrtle, Howard, Warren, Everett, Loyd and James Brierly. Preceded by 2 ch., Jesse and Pauline Brierly.
BRIX, Anna, __, died 29 Mar 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 4 Apr 1900 in Alsac, France, a resident of Germany, (d/o Paul and Sophia Muller Seephous.) Anna died while visiting dau., Mrs. Clarence (Christine) Adams. 1 sis., Hilda Seephous in Germany.
BROOKS, Nettie Colbert, ca 79, died 12 Nov 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Ind. d/o William and Rebecca Ann Stroup, wife of ROBERT BROOKS, survived by brother Gabriel Stroup. Note: Nettie 1st m. 31 Mar 1901 to CHARLIE MILLER COLBERT, he died 1944. Her stone has b. 1878.
BROWN, Aurora Lois, 84, died 20 Mar 1952, burial IOOF Bedford. Lifelong resident of Trimble Co. (b. 25 Jul 1868,) d/o late Will and Lucy (Rowlett) Ogden, m. 1887 to JOHN GARRETT, died 1891, 2 ch., Mrs. Henry Andrews who died 1930 and Mrs. Bert Hood. m. 2nd in 1908 to JOHN BROWN now dec'd. Survived by dau., 6 step-ch., Herman, Tully, Charlie Brown, Mrs. Oscar Scott, Mrs. Alvin Hunter and Mrs. Goebel Morgan, 1 brother Walter Ogden and a sister Mrs. Lizzie Wise.
BROWN, Bessie Elizabeth, 52, died 23 Mar 1959, burial Wabash, IN. A resident of Wabash for 20 yrs. b. Bedford to Charles and Addie Nichols McClure, m. 31 Jan 1921 in Bedford to HURLEY BROWN who survives with son, Glenford Brown, 2 dau. Mrs. John (Jean) Brown and Mrs. Donald (Sylvia) Brown, 2 bro. Emmett and William McClure.
BROWN, Dow V., 60, died 21 Dec 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. (s/o John L. and Bena Whitaker Brown.) m. 1910 to LILA BUCHANAN who survive with 7 ch., Cecil, Dow Vernon, Russell, Mrs. Don Tandy, Mrs. Leroy Tingle, Mrs. Udell Gammons and Mrs. P. O. Hanlon, 3 bro., Herman, Tully and Charlie Brown, 3 sis., Mrs. Oscar Scott, Mrs. Goebel Morgan and Mrs. Alvin Hunter.
BROWNING, Lucy, 68, died 24 Feb 1959, burial ____? Lived Fort Wayne, IN, 1st m. to LYTER DOUGHERTY of Bedford. Survived by bro., George Sherman. Preceded by Mrs. Susie Spillman and Mrs. Lyda Backus. Dougherty or Daugherty ?
BRYAN, Luther Allen, 89, died 20 Mar 1950, burial IOOF Bedford. (b. 9 Feb 1861,) s/o late Dr. John Todd Bryan and Sarah Reuben Gatewood Bryan. Lived 82 yrs in same house in Bedford vicinity. m. 7 Nov 1894 LUCY EDDY, who died 13 Jun 1944, he was last of his family. Survived by dau., Mrs. Hoyt Ball, son, Harold Bryan.
BUCHANAN, Bernard, 52, died 12 Nov 1952, burial Mt. Carmel Cem. (b. 21 Jun 1890, s/o Smith and Ida Murphy Buchanan.) m. LEONA RICHMOND, survived by 3 ch., Mrs. Maurice Beckham, Mrs. Pat Bowling and Orval Buchanan, 3 bro., Roy, Elmer and Earl Buchanan.
BUCHANAN, Stevenson P., 72, died 22 Jan 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. Steve s/o late John and Margaret Bell Buchanan, a lifelong resident of Trimble Co. in the Poplar Ridge community, m. GRACE GOSMAN, who surv.
BURKE, Lucy Auxier, 42, died 29 Sep 1950, burial Moffett Cem. b. at East Point, KY, 16 Aug 1907 d/o Harry and Miranda Auxier, wife of BROWNLOW BURKE, m. 21 May 1929, 2 ch., Vernon died in infancy and Mrs. Victor Wright, Jr. Survived by husband, dau. and mother, 2 bro., Woodrow and Virgil Auxier, 2 sis., Mrs. Burt Blanton and Mrs. Burr Herford. Her father died 1941.
BURKHARDT, Ida Myrtle, 71, died 28 Dec 1950, burial Moffett Cem. b. 27 Feb 1879 in Campbell Co., KY, d/o James and Fannie Holderfield. At age 18, moved with parents to Trimble Co., m. Nov 1899 to FREDERICK BURKHARDT. He survives with 7 of their 10 children, Mrs. Charles Varble, Mrs. Arch Schott, Mrs. Charles H. Dudley, Mrs. George Gross, T. E., Kenneth and James Burkhardt, sis., Mrs. Laura Barnes and a brother, Cleveland Holderfield.
BURNETT, Miss Mary Dillon, 89, died 30 Jan 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 10 Oct 1867 in Trimble Co. Survived by 2 sis., Mrs. Alva Tyra, Mrs. F. J. Welty, 1 bro. Harvie Burnett. Preceded by several bro. and sis.
BURROW, Bishop S. R., (ca 74,) died 5 Jul 1952, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Gibson Co., Tenn. Pastor of local Penecostal Church since 1924, elevated to the Bishopric in 1949. Survivors include 3 ch., Mrs. Zither Behnke, Mrs. Margaret Harrod and Paul Burrow, 4 sis., Mrs. Lizzie Williams, Mrs. Blanche Lowe, Mrs. Leslie Gilmore and Mrs. Lula Murray.
BURROWS, James Thomas, 72, interred 4 Aug 1957, Sligo Cem. Resident of Trimble Co. m. CORA BROWNING, who died many yrs ago, 1 dau., Mrs. Robert Bosley, m. 2nd to AURELIA PINNELL who survives, also a bro. R. D. Burrows.
BURROWS, Rollie D., 78, died 20 May 1958, burial Bald Hill Cem. b. Bedford, s/o William and Marchia Abbott Burrows, m. 15 Nov 1900 to CEOLA L. KEMPER who is now 78 yrs old. Survived by 3 sons, Roy M., Ollie J. and Herbert Burrows. A dau. Mary Etta Burrows died 1929. Mr. Burrows is last of 4 children, a sis. Mrs. Mollie Whitaker and a bro. both died in last 18 months, another bro. (Ira M.) died in 1941.
BUSH, Naomi, 75, died 27 Aug 1950, burial IOOF Bedford. (b. 30 Aug 1875, d/o Will Drake.) Widow of GEORGE BUSH, died 1 Dec 1931. Survived by 3 dau., Mrs. James Hancock, Mrs. Shirley Rowlett and Mrs. Howard Ralston.
BUTLER, Joseph, Sr., 80, died 23 Oct 1954, burial Moffett Cem. Native of Trimble Co. b. 23 Mar 1874, s/o Joseph and Nancy Pendleton Butler, m. 10 Nov 1916 to BESSIE BELLE HUDSON, 2 sons, J. W. and Joseph Butler, dau., Mrs. Dorothy McKinney, 2 sis., Mrs. Ely Trout and Mrs. Sally Luckett, 2 bro., Mark C. and John R. Butler. Preceded by 1 sis. Miss Mary, 2 bro. Benjamin and Charles Butler.
CALLIS, Chester Adron, 64, died 25 Sep 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. b. IN, moved here shortly after his birth, s/o Arthur and Nannie Hughes Callis. He was Tax Commissioner of Trimble Co. for 26 years. m. 17 Jun 1913 to LOLA WHEELER, survived by 5 children, Mrs. Walter Hudson, Wyman, Roy, Howard and Dale Callis, 5 bro. and sis., Edgar, Ballard, John Callis, Mrs. Marie Wheeler, Mrs. Bertha Bell and Mrs. Betty Lynch. Preceded by dau. Thelma Kathryn Callis and 1 sister.
CALLIS, Otho B., 81, died 14 Apr 1951, IOOF Bedford. b. 14 Mar 1870, s/o Addison and Lydia Ann (Rouner) Callis, wife CASSANDRIA CALLIS survives with 8 ch., Mabel Wheeler, Gertrude Martin, Chester, Reuben, Lamar, Grover, Flournoy and Buell Callis, 2 bro., Cleon E. and Rodman Callis.
CALLIS, Ramona Faulkner, 81, died 12 May 1950, burial IOOF Bedford. Born (24 Mar 1869) d/o W. L. and Carnelia Faulkner, (William Loving and Cornelia Perkinson Faulkner.) m. to PRENTISS HARMON, 1 son, Byron Harmon, 2nd, m. to MARK CALLIS, 2 ch., Bess Callis and Mrs. T. L. (Ethel) Gosman, 1 bro. Iva Faulkner, 1 sis. Mrs. Della Stanley.
CALLOWAY, Frank, 91, died 16 Apr 1959, burial Moffet Cem., b. Trimble Co. s/o Richard and Harriett Calloway, m. MARY MAHONEY. Survived by dau., Mrs. Kizzie Handlon, bro., Jess Calloway. They reared several orphan children.
CAMPBELL, J. Oscar, 70, died 29 Jun 1953, burial IOOF Bedford. Lived on George's Greek. Survived by wife, LOTTIE WRIGHT CAMPBELL and several children, 1 being Mrs. Jack Imel. Note: ch. on school census in 1918 were Hallie May and Clara Imel.
CANADA, Walker, 65, died 13 Jan 1953, burial Moffett Cem. b. 30 Sep 1887, Carroll Co., lived most of his life in Trimble Co. s/o (James and Mary Kennedy Canada.) m. MARGARET LOUISE CRITTENDEN in 1911, she died 5 Dec 1918, 3 ch., Mrs. Mary Monroe, Mrs. Louise Banks and Marvin Canada. m. 2nd to LULU FISHER who survives, 9 ch., Mrs. Selma Jean Pulliam, Mrs. Edward Spurlock, Mrs. Vivian Bott, Eddie, Emily, Richard, Geneva and Doug Canada, 2 step-ch., Mary Charlotte and Lewis Kinsel. 1 child in last union died at birth.
CARDER, Love, 82, died 16 May 1959, burial Campbellsburg Cem. b. near Tompkinsville, KY, lived in Trimble Co. a number of yrs. s/o Sam and Nancy Frasier Carder. Survived by wife, LORA (WALKER) CARDER, 5 dau., Mrs. Lonnie Coats, Mrs. William A. Spence, Mrs. Calvin Clifford, Mrs. DeMint Jones,Jr. and Mrs. Robert Ginn, 2 sons, Jack and James Carder, 2 bro., Tice and Sam Carder. Preceded by 2 sisters.
CARRACO, Anna, 63, died 31 Dec 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Palmyra com., Trimble Co. 26 May 1892, d/o James and Maggie Kennedy, m. WILLIAM CARRACO on 17 May 1914, 4 sons, Donald, Glen, Russell and James, a dau, Blanche Carraco, sister, Mrs. Earl (Ethel) Young, a brother Edgar Kennedy.
CARSON, Clara Belle, ca 73, interred 24 Dec 1958, IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. husband, CLARENCE CARSON died 10 Nov 1932. Survived by 3 sons, Herbert, Jake and George Carson, 3 dau., Mrs. Clarence Temple, Mrs. Hurley Estes and Norma Rae Carson, half-bro., Curtis, Claude, M. L., Willard, Iva and Lee Hackney, half-sis., Rosa Hackney.
CARSON, Ira, 77, Sullivan, IL, interred 9 Jan 1957, burial Illinois. b. Trimble Co. a resident of IL for some time. Survived by widow, MYRTIE CARSON, dau., Mrs. George Baton and Mrs. Harry Snow, 4 bro., James, Burt, George and Frank Carson, sis., Mrs. Carrie Perkinson. A son Carl Carson, died a few years ago.
CARSON, James, 87, Indianapolis died 10 Apr 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. lived in Poplar Ridge com. until retirement. One of 16 children, (s/o John and Sarah Belle Hackney Carson) 4 now living, Frank age 88, George age 86, Burt age 74 and Mrs. Carrie Perkinson age 68. James m. JENNIE HANDLON in 1901, 6 ch., Mrs. Clark Carson, Mrs. Virginia Brody, Mrs. Robert Brown, Mrs. Geneva Wimmer, Mrs. Mary Persell and Wilbur Carson, all of Indianapolis
CARSON, Robert L., 66, died 4 Aug 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 20 May 1889 Trimble Co. s/o John and Sarah Bell Carson, m. 1915 to ALICE HENRY dec'd. Survived by 2 dau., Mrs. Thelma Harper and Mrs. Josephine Stoner, 6 bro., Frank, Jim, Ira, Burt, George and Will Carson, 2 sis., Mrs. Dealie Jenkins, Mrs. Carrie Perkinson.
CARTER, Dee, 73, died 13 Jan 1951 burial IOOF Bedford. Native of Port Royal, spent most his life in Trimble Co. (b. 30 Sep 1878) s/o Joseph G. and Agnes (Victoria Dodson) Carter. Survived by widow, BETTY LEATHERMAN CARTER, m. Dec 1924. 3 bro., Oscar, Joseph and Samuel Carter, a sis. Minnie Carter. Preceded by 4 brothers. (Will in 1948, Taylor in 1939.)
CARTER, Mary E., 81, Milton, died 18 Jul 1950, burial Moffett Cem. Formerly of Madison, IN, native of Henry Co., KY, (d/o John and Elizabeth Bates.) Husband McCLELLAN CARTER, died 5 Dec 1929. Survived by 4 dau., Mrs. Florida Eaglin, Mrs. Birdie Otten, Mrs. Addie Quinet and Mrs. Mary Anderson, a brother Sep Bates.
CARTER, Mrs. Porter (Viola Mae,) 40, died 30 Sep 1954, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. d/o late Richard (Sarah Elizabeth Hood Jones.) Survived by husband PORTER CARTER, 3 bro., Ray, Clinton and Floyd Jones, half-bro., Alphus Dougherty. Preceded by her only child Sarah Jo.
CHANDLER, Mary, 73, Dayton, OH, died (7?) Apr 1959, burial Moffett Cem. Native of Trimble Co. late husband was SHELLEY CHANDLER. Survived by son John Chandler. Preceded by son James Chandler during W.W.II. (d/o Nannie Broad Campbell?)
CHANDLER, (Mary) Tommie, 80, died 5 Feb 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o A. J. and Ollie Alexander Hughes (born 14 Mar 1874,) m. 1899 to ALBERT A. CHANDLER, who died 20 yrs ago (his stone dates 1868-1926.) Survived by dau., Mrs. Elsie Purvis, 1 sis. Mrs. Ella Peak, a bro. Will Hughes.
CHAPMAN, Clifford "Cliff," 58, died 1 Dec 1950, burial Moffett Cem. b. Prestonsville, KY, 29 Oct 1892, s/o George W. and Lydia Leap Chapman. His mother died when he was 8 yrs old and he was taken into the home of his aunt Mrs. Nannie Chapman. m. 1914 to PAULINE BOWMAN, who died 1937, 3 ch., Mrs. Roy Yancey, George and Wilbur Chapman.
CHAPMAN, Wilbur E., 42, Freeport, Penn., d. 7 Nov 1959, burial Moffett Cem. s/o late Clifford and Pauline Bowman Chapman, b. Trimble Co. left Trimble Co., several yrs ago. Survived by children at Freeport, a sis. Mrs. Roy Yancy, brother, George M. Chapman.
CHATHAM, Martha B., 59, Dupont, IN, died 2 Oct 1951, burial Moffett Cemetery. Native of Carroll Co. KY, (d/o Lee and Lucy Bayne Athey.) She lived most of her life in Trimble Co., and Jefferson Co., IN. Married OTIS CHATHAM, he survives with 9 children, Mrs. Earl Ellis, Mrs. Randall Austin, Mrs. Ralph Coleman, Mrs. Delmar Baylor, William, Evan, James, John and Charles Chatham, 2 bro. Clyde and Robert Athey, 1 sis. Mrs. Chester Duncan.
CHILTON, E. S., 86, Indianapolis died 14 Dec 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. (Edgar S.) b. Trimble Co. m. HENRIETTA WHITAKER who died 14 months ago. Survived by 7 children, Mrs. Norvil Alexander, Mrs. Emmett Berry, Mrs. Willie Brawner, Riley, William, Ernest and Isaac Chilton, sis., Mrs. Ed Chilton and Mrs. Sallie Harris.
CHILTON, Mrs. E. S. (Henrietta,) __, d. 3 Oct 1954, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. 12 Oct 1871, d/o late Tice and Sophronia Whitaker. m. 24 Nov 1892 to E. S. CHILTON who survives with 7 of their 8 ch., Riley, Ernest, William, Isaac, Mrs. Edna Berry, Mrs. Willie Brawner, and Mrs. Norvel Alexander. Son Raymond Chilton deceased. Note: Her stone reads b. 1870, age is 3 yrs old on 1870 census.
CLAPP, David Tandy, 45, Madison, IN, died 9 Dec 1956, burial _____. Lived for a time in Trimble Co. and Madison for last 20 yrs. Survived by wife, ADDIE WATSON CLAPP, d/o Fulton Watson of Trimble Co. 2 dau., Mary Lee and Betty Ann Clapp, (1 son, John Aubrey Clapp,) 2 bro., Cecil and Loman Clapp. Bro., Roy Clapp died ca 4 years ago.
CLEM, Frances Elizabeth, 52, Carrollton, died 29 Jul 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 27 Aug 1907, d/o Richard and Della McKay Johnson. Data from funeral record. Information from Homer Clem.
CLEM, Ralph, 49, died 18 May 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o Homer Clem and the late Hallie Humble Clem, lives all his life in the county. Survived by wife LENA CLEM, 2 sons, Paul and David Clem, dau., Mrs. Prentice Griffith, sis., Mrs. Frances Pyles, bro., Paul Clem, half-sis., Janet O'Neal.
CLIFFORD, Ella Bailey, 78, died 8 Dec 1953, Columbus, OH, burial there. b. near Dillsboro, IN, moved here with the family at a very early age. Survived by husband, an adopted dau., 2 bro., James and Lin Bailey. Preceded by a sister. Note: Ella was d/o Thomas Bailey.
CLIFFORD, Leslie Sherman, (59), d. 30 Dec 1957, Elizabethtown, KY. Burial (Hodgenville,Larue Co., KY.) s/o late John and Sarah Elizabeth Morgan Clifford (b. 5 Apr 1898.) He spent his early youth in the Morton Ridge com. m. KATIE SELF who came here to teach at Morton School. She died a month ago, survived by 4 sons, John R., Julius, Paul and Phillip, 2 sis., Mrs. Jane Miller and Mrs. John Toombs.
CLIFFORD, Millard Fillmore, 94, died 25 Jan 1955, burial Oldham Co., KY. Native of Trimble Co. s/o William and Ella Wheeler Clifford, m. 1880 to HESTER ABBOTT and 40 yrs ago he and family moved to Oldham Co. Survived by 2 dau., Mrs. Oscar Wheeler and Mrs. G. C. Fendley, 3 sons, Gardner, Evans and Nathan Clifford. Preceded by wife in 1936, sons, Revie Clifford died 1920 and Elbert Clifford died 1953.
CLIFFORD, Russell, 51, died 28 Feb 1956, burial LaGrange, KY. b. Bedford area of Trimble Co., s/o Charles and Maude Seaver Clifford. Survived by wife, ESTHER GOODRICH CLIFFORD, 3 sons, Duncan, Donald, and William H. Clifford, his mother, 2 bro., Bentley and Carroll, a sister Mrs. Ruth Branch.
CLIFFORD, Samuel D., 88, died 5 Sep 1952, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. 11 Sep 1863, s/o William and Adeline Wheeler Clifford. (Correction: His mother was Mary Ellen Wheeler.) He lived his entire life at the old home place until in recent yrs he moved to Oldham Co., KY with his brother, A. T. Also survived by another bro. Millard Clifford. Preceded by 3 sis. and 6 bro.
CLIFFORD, William Edward, 85, died 7 Jun 1950, burial family plot. s/o late William and Mary Ellen Wheeler Clifford. Survived by 2 dau., Mrs. Bessie Hunter and Mrs. Edgar Callis, 3 bro., Sam, Millard and Alonzo Clifford.
COFFIN, Mark, 62, died 15 Dec 1956, burial Moffett Cem. Native of Trimble Co. s/o George and Eula Nix Coffin, survived by wife, GOLDEN WEBSTER COFFIN, m. 1915, 2 dau., Mrs. Beulah Harrell and Mrs. Dora Walters, 1 sis. Mrs. Estella Eubank, 1 bro. Charles Coffin, 1 half-bro. Lafe Coffin, 3 ch. of the Coffin family died in infancy.
COFFIN, James Ervin "Jim," __, died 7 Apr 1952, burial Moffett Cem. b. 29 Jul 1902, s/o late George and Eula Frances Coffin. Survived by wife DELLA HAMMOND COFFIN, m . 26 Sep 1924, 5 ch., Mrs. Wayne Craf- ton, Freda, Charlotte, Darrell and Janice Coffin, 2 bro., Charles and Mark Coffin, sis., Mrs. Estella Eubank, half-bro., Lafe Coffin. Preceded by sister, Mrs. Anna Sterling.
COFFIN, Sarah Joyce, 83, died 2 Dec 1956, burial Moffett Cem. (b. 29 Nov 1873, d/o Pliney and Clarisa Brooks Joyce.) Native of Trimble Co., a resident of Madison, IN for many years. Widow of the late CHRISTOPHER COFFIN. Survived by dau., Mrs. Kenneth Sprague, 2 sis., Mrs. C. R. Barnes and Mrs. A. H. Schnaitter, 2 bro., O. S. and M. Joyce. (Brothers full names are, Oliver S. and Melancthon Joyce.)
COGHILL, Anna, 72, Hanover, IN, died 17 Jul 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. Native of Trimble Co. spent most of her life here. (b. 26 Mar 1882, d/o Randolph and Sallie Yager Mitchell.) Survived by dau., Mrs. Dorothy Stevenson and Mrs. Hubert (Ethel) Westrick, 3 sons, Howard, Forest and Carroll Coghill, 2 bro., Clarence and Noble Mitchell.
COGHILL, Bert, 74, Indianapolis, IN, died 5 May 1959, burial _____. Native of Trimble Co. lived in Indianapolis many yrs. s/o late John and Sarah Durman Coghill. Survived by wife, JOSIE BROWN COGHILL, 1 dau. Mrs. Helen Carter, 2 sons, Alvin and Basil Coghill, 1 sis. Mrs. Noble Mitchell, bro., Victor Coghill. A bro. Benjamin, deceased.
COGHILL, Forest Mitchell, 56, died 28 Apr 1959, burial IOOF Bedford, (b. 6 Aug 1902, s/o Ben and Anna Mitchell Coghill.) Survived by wife, MAYME HACKNEY COGHILL, 2 dau., Mrs. Robert (Ann Catherine) MeEndre and Mrs. Jimmy D. (Margaret) Taylor, 2 sis., Mrs. Herbert Stephenson and Mrs. Hubert (Ethel) Westrick, 2 bro., Howard and Carroll Coghill.
COGHILL, Glenford "Glen," 17, died 17 May 1953, burial Moffett Cem. s/o Mr. and Mrs. James Coghill, bro., Billy Joe, sis., Thelma Ruth Coghill, half-bro., J. B. Coghill, half-sis., Mrs. Charles Skirvin and his grandfather, Victor Coghill survive. Note: Funeral records give his mother, Hazel Chandler Coghill.
COGHILL, James Edward, 48, died 25 Feb 1957, burial Mt. Carmel Cem. Native of Trimble Co. (b. 9 Mar 1908, s/o Victor and Ida Liter Coghill,) 1st m. MAUDE CHANDLER who died 1934, m. 2nd to HAZEL CHANDLER who survives, children from 1st m. J. B. Coghill and Mrs. Evelyn Skirvin and children from 2nd m. William Joe and Ruth Ann Coghill. Also his father, 3 sis., Edna Coghill, Mrs. Myrtle Chatham and Mrs. Hazel Thompson. Preceded by son, Glenn Coghill.
COLBERT, Miss Byrl, 33, died 6 Nov 1953, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o late Elbrage and Orel Lee (Perkinson) Colbert. Survived by 5 sis., Mrs. L. M. Tingle, Mrs. William Taylor, Mrs. George Burrows, Mrs. Harold Brewer and Miss Gladys Colbert, 1 bro., Emmett Colbert.
COLBERT, Evalena, 76, died 9 Sep 1952, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 9 Feb 1876, d/o William F. and Mary Alice Wright, m. 18 Feb 1895 to JERRY M. COLBERT who survives. Also 2 bro., Joseph and John W. Wright, 3 sis., Mrs. Mayme Greenwood, Mrs. Elizabeth Colbert and Mrs. Ida Taylor. Preceded by 1 child, Hallie B. who died 1908 at age 13 years, a bro. Jesse B. Wright, 2 sis., Mrs. Leanna Arington and Mrs. Nora Wright.
COLBERT, Rhoda E., age __,(b. 29 Aug 1866) died 26 Jun 1956. Her husband JAMES W. COLBERT died 7 Jul 1919. Dates from tombstone. Rhoda d/o Addison and Cornelia Trout Pierce. Note: See Rhoda Ball.
COLBERT, Stella Bell, 73, died 29 Nov 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. d/o James and Mary Cox Taylor. Husband, FIELDEN COLBERT survives with 3 ch., Mrs. Helen Smith, Mrs. Webb Gividen and Norval Colbert, 2 sis., Mrs. Ben Tingle and Mrs. Mayme Miles, 3 bro., Oris, Thomas and Orve Taylor. Preceded by 1 son.
COLE, John, 82, died 2 Mar 1952, burial Moffett Cem. Lifelong resident of Trimble Co. Preceded by parents, 1 sister. He was foster father of Gayle Luckett of Madison, IN.
COLLINS, Angie Lina (Angelina,) 48, d. 12 Jan 1950, burial Carrollton. b. Trimble Co. in 1902 later moved to Carroll Co., KY, d/o George and Sallie O'Neal Boggs. Her 2nd m. to JAMES COLLINS who survives with 2 children by a previous marriage, William Culver and Mrs. Lafe Fothergill, 3 sis., Mrs. Sallie Thurman, Mrs. Elizabeth Moore and Mrs. Callie McCutcheon, 3 bro., Barney, Joe and Oney Boggs.
CONN, Robert L., 91, Madison, died 28 Apr 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o late William and Mary Blackerby Conn. Survived by foster dau., Mrs. Alma Lee Swisher Bumen, wife of Col. Louis Bumen, a bro. Jesse Conn. Preceded by wife, MAMIE HUNDLEY CONN, dau., sis., and 6 bro.
CONNER, Charles L., 82, died 2 Jun 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. A native of Trimble Co. spent most of his life in the Milton area. (b. 10 Jun 1874, s/o William and Susan McClain Conner.) Survived by a bro. R. L. Conner. Preceded by wife, SADIE CONNER, a bro. Sam, 2 sis., Mrs. Anna Heveline and Mrs. Lillian Austin.
CONNER, Cora Pryor, 82, died 15 Dec 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Campbell Co., lived most of her life in Trimble Co. m. 13 Dec 1924 to RUFFNER CONNER, he survives along with 2 step-dau. Lela Barringer and Lila McClure, 4 step-sons, Sam, Archie, Noble and Delphin Conner.
CONTRI, Louis Grover, __, died 17 Dec 1957, Detroit, Mich., burial ___. b. 21 Jun ____, s/o late Dr. L. G. Contri, M.D. Survived by wife, STELLA CONTRI, 2 sons, Larry and Robert Contri, 2 dau., Barbara Burd and Ruby Letterman, sis., Mrs. Minnie Pulliam, bro., E. D. G. Contri.
COOK, Hon. William Herbert, 66, died 10 Mar 1950, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o late George Homer and Mollie Gillis Cook, b. Trimble Co. 29 Nov 1884, m. 1912 to IDA MAE BELL, dec'd., no ch. Survived by sister, Mrs. R. A. Edwards, a brother Charles B. Cook.
CORLEY, Norvin W., 68, died 9 Jan 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o late William and Lena Tharp Corley. Survived by widow, (FLOSSIE DAILEY CORLEY,) a son Wilda Corley, a dau. Norma Kendall, 2 half-sis. Mary Arnold and Hattie Garrett, half-bro., Thomas Powell. Note: NANCY DAILEY CORLEY was wife on 1910 census. Flossie was name on her obit. 1960.
CRAIG, Edmonia Garrett, 82, died 7 Jan 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. 30 Apr 1867, d/o Richard and America (Taylor) Garrett. m. 23 Dec 1891 to JAMES H. CRAIG, 6 ch., Bertha McManis, Cordie Shepherd, Hurley, Walter and Russell Craig. Son Wilber Craig dec'd. 2 brothers, Oscar and Robert E. Lee Garrett, 1 sis., Ida Hubbard.
CRAIG, Hurley B. (Brack,) 62, died 6 Oct 1956, Bedford, burial IOOF Bedford. A resident of Bedford all his life, a W W I veteran, (born 20 Apr 1894 s/o James H. and Edmonia Garrett Craig.) m. MARJORIE LOUISE KENDALL who surv. with 6 of their 7 children, Glendon, Cleston and Barry Craig, Mrs. Brad Andrew, Mrs. M. D. Mershall and Mrs. Joe Lawson. (Death date on stone 12 Oct 1956. 6 Oct 1956 in paper and Vital Statistics
CRAIG, Lonnie Ray, 16, died 12 Oct 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o Mr. and Mrs. Hurley Craig of Bedford. Survived by parents, 3 bro., Cleston, Barry and Glendon Craig, 3 sis., Phyllis Craig, Mrs. D. M. Mershall and Mrs. Bradford Andrew, grandmother, Mrs. Alta Kendall.
CRAWFORD, Addie, 84, Indianapolis died 16 Nov 1952, burial Crown Hill Cem. d/o John and Purlia Stockdale, b. Carroll Co., KY. 3 Dec 1868, one of a family of 8 ch., only 1 bro. survives, Charlie Stockdale. Widow of JAMES CRAWFORD. Survived by 3 children, William Crawford, Mrs. Leota Riordan and Mrs. Genevieve Haynes.
CRAWFORD, Miss Blanche, 63, died 23 Feb 1959, burial Corn Creek Cem. (b. 31 Oct 1895, d/o John and Jennie Brooks Crawford.) Survived by a sis. Mrs. Bessie Dolby, bro., Charley. 1 bro. William dec'd.
CRAWFORD, James Scott, 40, Chicago, died 4 Oct 1956, burial Illinois. A former resident of Milton com. until a few yrs ago. Survived by widow, RUBY MAHONEY CRAWFORD, 2 sons, James Delwyn age 11 and Broderick Thomas age 3 yrs, his mother, Mrs. Hallie C. Crawford, 5 sisters, Mrs. Hurley Moore, Mrs. Clarence Raisor, Mrs. Edwin Ball, Mrs. Mary Devine and Mrs. Harold Raisor, 3 bro., Lawrence, Bee and Chester.
CRIBBINS, Savador Adams, (70,) Locust Creek, d. 13 Aug 1951, burial ____. b. Trimble Co. 17 Aug 1880, m. 5 May 1904 to L. C. CRIBBINS, 3 ch., Harold Cribbins, Mrs. Katherine Miller and Mrs. Daisy Wright. Note: Her husband, LOUIS C. CRIBBONS, age 71, died 22 Feb 1956. They lived Carroll Co., KY.
CURRAN, Benjamin, 72, died 7 May 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o Enoch and Samantha Rea Curran, b. Trimble Co. He was postmaster at Bedford for 20 yrs. Survived by 2 ch., Allen Curran and Mrs. Virginia Gregg, 2 sis., Mrs. R.E. Clem and Mrs. W.R. Morgan, bro., Robert M.
CUTSHAW, Dow Brown, 76, died 24 Sep 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. Native of Indiana, lived Trimble Co. more than 65 yrs. He began his tenure as a rural mail carrier in 1915 and continued for 30 years, retired in 1945. m. Oct 1900 to JESSIE B. GATEWOOD who survives with 7 ch., Mrs. Carl Williamson, Mrs. James Pickett, Mrs. Chick Moore, Mrs. Gordon Meldrum, Howard, Harry and John Cutshaw.
CUTSHAW, Miss Estella, near 63, interred 28 Aug 1950, IOOF Bedford. b. Bedford 29 Aug 1887, d/o Mrs. Nora (Lenora Crafton) Kahoon of Madison, IN and the late Noah Cutshaw. Survived by 6 sis., Mrs. Edwin L. Baron, Mrs. Lula Cutshaw, Mrs. Susanna Wiley, Mrs. Geneva Douglas, Mrs. Gladys Callis, Mrs. Zora Harmon, 3 bro., Arthur, Frank and James Cutshaw.
CUTSHAW, Jessie L., 73, died 14 Nov 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o late John Wesley and Anna E. Gatewood, b. Trimble Co. and spent her life here. m. 4 Oct 1900 to DOW BROWN CUTSHAW, dec'd. Survived by 7 children, Mrs. C. A. Moore, Mrs. Carl Williamson, Mrs. Gordon Meldrum, Mrs. James Pickett, Harry, John and Howard Cutshaw. Preceded by sister, Minnie Lee Gatewood who died many yrs ago.
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