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The record of deaths were taken from microfilm and the books of papers,
THE TRIMBLE DEMOCRAT for the years 1970 through 1979.

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, Ben Connell, 49, W. VA. died 3 Sep 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. W.W.II veteran, (born Trimble Co. 16 Jun 1922,) s/o William Earl and Nellie McDowell Abbott, Sr. Survived by wife, EVELYN ABBOTT, 6 sons, Jimmy: Douglas Wayne, Delbert, Terry, Ray and Michael Abbott, 2 bro., William Earl and Clyde Abbott, 1 sis., Ruth Thelma Abbott. Preceded by dau., Janice and a bro. Harrison Abbott.

ABBOTT, Nellie McDowell, 83, Milton, died 28 Nov 1978, bur. IOOF Bedford. Widowed, born Trimble Co., 12 Mar 1895, d/o Lewis and Minnie McCoy McDowell. Data from funeral record.

ABBOTT, Wilbur, 79, Bedford, died 21 Jun 1977, bur. IOOF Bedford. W.W.I veteran, born Trimble Co. 20 Jul 1897, s/o George Washington and Letitia Hancock Abbott. He was appointed postmaster at Bedford, served 1935-1945 and rural route carrier from 1949-1962. married 2 Feb 1921 to VADA B. WISE. Survived by wife, 1 dau. Lois Morgan, 4 sons, W. R., Leslie, Graham and Benny Abbott, a sis. Mrs. Pearl Clifford, a half-bro. Norman Abbott. Preceded by 2 sons, George Stanley Abbott age 21, on 30 Jul 1945 in Pacific Ocean during W.W.II, and Ronnie Eugene, age 4 mo in 1946.

ABBOTT, William Earl, Jr., 47, Milton, died 21 Nov 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 17 Apr 1919.) s/o William Earl and Nellie McDowell Abbott, Sr. Survived by parents, wife, ZELMA HALL ABBOTT, 4 sons, William Arnold, Bobby Allen, John Larry and Christopher Neal Abbott, 2 dau., Mrs. Vicki Sharron Chism and Mrs. Karen Denise Heaton, 1 bro. Clyde Abbott.

ABBOTT, William Earl, Sr., 89, Milton, died 6 May 1977, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 18 Feb 1888, s/o Robert and Sallie Simpson Abbott.) Survived by wife, NELLIE McDOWELL ABBOTT, m. 62 years, 1 son, Clyde Abbott, 5 bro., Edward, Ira, John, Robert and Shelton Abbott, 1 sis., Sallie Louden.

ADAMS, Alice Emily, 92, Bedford, died 22 Apr 1970, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 5 Oct 1878, d/o Jim and Ellen Overton Farley.) Survived by dau., Mrs. Virgie Hackney, a half-bro. Shell Farley.

ADAMS, Carl Ray, 36, died 7 Dec 1974, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (8 Nov 1938,) a truck driver and veteran of the Korean War. s/o the late Willard and Mary King Adams. Survived by wife, BETTY PERKINSON ADAMS, dau., Pamela Sue Adams, 3 sons, Mark Ray, Jeffery Todd and Gregory Scott Adams, 1 bro., Clarence Adams, 3 sis., Mrs. Ella Jean McDowell, Mrs. Ninetta Thompson and Mrs. Martha Duchscherer.

ADAMS, Nettie, 48, died 2 Dec 1974, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Jefferson Co., IN (or Trimble. Co. 10 Jul 1926,) d/o Thomas and Grace Green Adams. Lived in Milton community most of her life. She had a sis. and a bro. to die in infancy.

ADAMS, Rennie Belle, 95, Bedford, died 14 Mar 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (2 Feb 1881,) d/o Thomas and Amanda Glass Crafton. Survived by 2 bro., H. P. and H. O. Crafton. Preceded by husband, JOE ADAMS 20 years ago, also an adopted son.

ADCOCK, Edgar Earl, 74, Tucson, Arizona, died 28 Feb 1977, bur. Port Royal Cem. W.W.II veteran. Survived by wife, GEORGIA L. ADCOCK, 2 dau., Mrs. Audre Compton and Mrs. Zelma Harrison, a sis. Mrs. Barbara Taylor. Preceded by a bro. William Adcock.

ADKINS, Burnice Garrett, __, Fla., died 1 May 1977, bur. Indianapolis. (d/o Oscar and Virginia Newby Garrett.) A sis. of Mrs. Amy Burrows of Bedford. (Burnice Belle Garrett, born 26 Nov 1916.)

ALDRIDGE, Bettie, 91, Sparta, KY, died 26 Aug 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Grant Co., KY (14 Jul 1888, d/o William and Sarah Miller Webster.) Survived by 2 sons, Clarence and Lester Aldridge, 2 dau., Mrs. Ethel Jones and Mabel Aldridge, sis., Mrs. Elizabeth Webster. Preceded by husband, CLARENCE ALDRIDGE, son, Howard, dau. Ruth, 2 bro., and 5 sis.

ALDRIDGE, Edna, 82, Carrollton, died 19 Mar 1978, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Nelson Co. (12 Apr 1895, d/o George Fallis and Rebecca Jane Bowen Aldridge.) Survived by 3 sons, Lloyd, Jesse and Oscar Aldridge, 2 dau., Mrs. Naomi Whitaker and Mrs. Lucy Rae Ogburn, 2 bro., Samuel and Chester Aldridge, 2 sis., Mrs. Cleo Horine and Mrs. Eva Connard.

ALDRIDGE, Essie Alma, 62, Louisville, died 15 Nov 1975, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. 8 Oct 1913, d/o Henry Aldridge. Data from funeral record.

ALDRIDGE, Reatta Mae, 35, Madison, died 23 Mar 1970, bur. IOOF Carrollton. Born Trimble Co. (2 Feb 1935,) d/o Carlos A. and Ethel Mae Banks Bell. Survived by father, 3 children, Rebecca, Mike and Ginger Aldridge, 4 bro., Elmer, Delmar, Roy and Douglas Bell, 4 sis., Mrs. Nellie Merrill, Ruth Pearl, Mrs. Reatta Jenkins and Mrs. Thelma Bell.

ALDRIDGE, Sidney, 69, died 5 Sep 1975, bur. IOOF Bedford. Native of Bullitt Co. W.W.II veteran, (born 18 Oct 1906, s/o George and Rebecca Bowen Aldridge.) Survived by wife, ESSIE ALDRIDGE, a son, Gary Aldridge, 2 bro., Sam and Rev. Chester Aldridge, 3 sis., Edna Aldridge, Mrs. Eva Conard and Mrs. Cleo Horine.

ALEXANDER, Ernest J., 86, died 17 Apr 1977, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (12 Feb 1891, s/o Marcus and Flora Harmon Alexander.) Survived by son, Beckham Alexander, sheriff of Jefferson Co., IN, a bro., Hubert Alexander, 2 sis., Mrs. Naomi Mershall and Mrs. Pearl Newby. Preceded by wife, (RUBY JONES ALEXANDER,) sons, Leland and W. R. Alexander.

ALEXANDER, Herbert, 78, Carrollton, died 11 Oct 1973, bur. ________. Survived by wife BESSIE (LEE McCLELLAN) ALEXANDER, 2 sons, Alfred and Richard Alexander, 6 dau., Mrs. Dorothy Allison, Mrs. Katherine Perkins, Mrs. Flora Welch, Mrs. Frances Arven, Mrs. Virginia Barker and Mrs. Georgia Westrick, 3 bro., Leslie, Ernest and Hubert Alexander, 2 sis., Mrs. John (Naomi) Mershall and Mrs. Joe B. (Pearl) Newby.

ALEXANDER, Hurley G., 77, Corn Creek community died 16 Oct 1972, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 20 Mar 1895,) s/o Marcus and Flora Harmon Alexander. Survived by wife, MARY ELIZABETH HEVELINE ALEXANDER, son, Ray Alexander, 2 dau., Ozella Layton and Laverne Richards, 4 bro., Ernest, Billie (Leslie,) Herbert and Hubert Alexander, 2 sis., Naomi Mershall and Pearl Newby. Preceded by 2 sons, 1 dau and 5 bro.

ALEXANDER, Leslie "Billy," 71, Bedford, died 26 Mar 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (14 Mar 1905,) s/o Marcus and Flora Harmon Alexander. Survived by 3 sons, Glenford, Kenneth and Buford Alexander, 1 dau., Mrs. Doris Brown, 2 bro., Ernest and Hubert Alexander, 2 sis., Mrs. Naomi Mershell and Mrs. Pearl Newby. Preceded by wife, RUBY MOORE ALEXANDER, 10 years ago and 6 bro.

ALEXANDER, Mabel A., 80, Madison, IN, died 8 Oct 1970, bur. Springdale. Born Trimble Co. spent most of her life in Madison, IN. Survived by 3 sons, Roy, Archie and Van Alexander, dau., Mrs. Imogene Liter, 1 bro., Emmett Lawson, 2 sis., Mrs. Cornelius Lynch and Mrs. Jessie Talley. Preceded by husband, ZACARIAH TAYLOR ALEXANDER in 1942.

ALEXANDER, Mary Elizabeth, 79, Milton, died 1 Sep 1977, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born 19 Dec 1897, d/o John and Annie Conner Heveline.) Survived by son, Ray Alexander, 2 dau., Mrs. Ozella Layton and Mrs. Laverne Richards, 1 bro., George Heveline, sis., Mrs. Blanche Purvis. Preceded by husband, HURLEY ALEXANDER, 2 sons, 1 dau. 2 sis. and 1 bro.

ALEXANDER, Norvell Vernon, 74, Bedford, died 5 Aug 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (10 Jul 1897,) s/o Marcus and Flora Harmon Alexander. Survived by widow, LENA MAE (CHILTON) ALEXANDER, 9 children, Mrs. Lola Mahoney, Mrs. Sally Baker, Mrs. Wilma Graves, Mrs. Norma June Parks, Mrs. Jo Ann Lawson, Delmer, Robert, Douglas and Donald Alexander, 2 sis., Mrs. Naomi Mershell and Mrs. Pearl Newby, 5 bro., Ernest, Leslie, Hurley, Hubert and Herbert Alexander. Preceded by a son, Harold Alexander.

ALEXANDER, Robert "Bob," 50, California, died 25 Jul 1975, bur. there. W.W.II Navy veteran, s/o Norvell and May Chilton Alexander. Survived by mother, wife, ANITA MUELLER ALEXANDER, 2 dau., Mrs. Roxanne Howe and Amy Lou Alexander, 5 sis., Mrs. Lola Mahoney, Mrs. Salestine Baker, Mrs. Wilma Graves, Mrs. Norma Parks and Mrs. Jo Ann Lawson, 3 bro., Delmer, Douglas and Donnie Alexander. Preceded by a bro., Howard Alexander, his father, Norvell Alexander.

ANDERSON, Pearl Graves, 82, Henry Co., died 9 Sep 1970, bur. Sligo. Native of Trimble Co. widow of DANIEL ED ANDERSON, who died 1921. Survived by 2 sons, Lewis W. and Thomas E. Anderson, 1 bro., Norvel L. Graves.

ANDREW, Bonita R., 48, Hanover, IN, died 18 Apr 1974, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Trimble Co. (3 Jan 1926.) Survived by husband, RANDALL ANDREW, 2 dau. Mrs. Jerry Harmon and Mrs. John R. Ford, 1 son, Randy Andrew, her mother, Mrs. Bessie (Coffin) Roseberry, 2 sis., Mrs. Alene Gullion and Mrs. Naomi Kidwell, 1 bro., Cleo Roseberry. Preceded by her father, Ollie Roseberry. Note: Injured in 3 Apr 1974 tornado.

ANDREW, Deward P., 70, Milton, died 6 Oct 1974, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born and reared in the Wise's Landing environs, s/o Everitt and Lillie May Prather Andrew. Survived by widow, (THELMA L. ANDREW,) son, Fred S. Andrew, dau., Mary Andrew Taylor, bro., Manuel Andrew. Preceded by 2 bro., Joe and Elmer, sis., Edrena Gosman, dau. Ella May in 1928.

ANDREW, Elmer E., 72, Carrollton, KY, died 6 May 1974, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Trimble Co. (15 Jun 1901,) s/o Everitt and Mae Prather Andrew. Survived by 3 sons, James, Uhel and Randall Andrew, 4 dau. Mrs. Virginia Johnson, Mrs. Bonnie Mahoney, Mrs. Jo Ann Deglar and Mrs. Nancy Michaels, 2 step-sons, Douglas Wayne and William Meadows, 2 bro., Deward and Manuel Andrew. Preceded by 1 bro. (Joseph.)

ANDREW, Garnett Marlowe, 50, Indianapolis, IN, died 21 Apr 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (21 Nov 1928, s/o Ralph and Georgia Rowlett Andrew.) Survived by 2 sons, Gary and John Wayne Andrew, 2 bro., Harold and Bradford Andrew, 1 sis., Mrs. Florence Branch.

ANDREW, Ralph, 72, Louisville, died 29 Apr 1972, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 4 Mar 1900, s/o John William and Cora Lee Andrew.) Survived by 3 sons, Bradford, Harold and Garnet Andrew, dau., Mrs. Carrol Branch, 1 bro., Ishmael Andrew, 3 sis., Mrs. Irene Austin, Mrs. Edna Mahoney and Mrs. Edith Turner.

ANDREWS, Margie Louise, 56, Bedford, died 7 Nov 1978, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born KY 29 Jul 1922, d/o George and Myra Judd Evans.) Widow of the late HARLAN ANDREWS. Survived by dau., Patty Jett, son, Gary Andrews, 1 sis. Mrs. Hazel Crawford. Preceded by 1 bro. Clayton (Evans.)

ANGELL, Gertie, 74, Bedford, died 21 Aug 1970, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 28 Feb 1896,) d/o late Samuel and Hattie Sherman Williamson. Survived by husband, HARRY ANGELL, 1 bro., Beckham Williamson.

ANGELL, Harry 84, died 23 Oct 1970, bur. IOOF Bedford. Native and lifelong resident of Trimble Co. (born Jan 1886,) wife GERTIE ANGELL, died 2 months ago. Survived by 2 nieces and 2 nephews.

AVERITT, Blanche E. Wyatt, 90, Louisville, died 17 Feb 1975, bur.(Campbellsburg, KY.) Wife of late Chaplin Rev. ERWIN L. AVERITT. Last surviving child of late Leon Taylor and Fannie Caplinger Wyatt. 4 sis. all buried Campbellsburg, Lora Wyatt Givens, Georgia Wyatt Corbin, Maude Wyatt Jeffries Norvell, and Mayme Wyatt.

BACKUS, Leona Rivers 73, R.# 2, Bedford, died 25 Apr 1970, bur. IOOF Carrollton. Born Carroll Co. (3 Jul 1896, d/o George and Lily Smith Pulliam.) Survived by 2 sons, Sherman and Joseph Earl Backus, 3 dau., Mrs. Hilda Hill, Mrs. Alene Maxwell anf Mrs. Norma Dell Thompson, 3 bro., Frank, Leonard and Clarence Pulliam, 2 sis., Mrs. Mary Tingle and Mrs. Ruby Cowl? (Preceded by husband, JESSE E. BACKUS in 1969.)

BAILEY, Corrine Mullikin, 52, Madison, died 2 May 1975, bur. IOOF. Bedford. Native of Trimble Co. (born 18 Apr 1923, d/o Calla Mullikin.) Spent most of her life in Madison, IN. Survived by husband, ALBERT BAILEY, 1 son Robert Norris, 2 dau., Mrs. Betty Westrick and Mrs. Donna Keating, 3 step-sons and 3 step-dau., 2 bro., John and Orville Mullikin. Preceded by parents and 2 bro.

BAILEY, Harlan Thomas "Hodge," 64, died 30 Jul 1977, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (12 Dec 1912, s/o Lynn Thomas and Lora Lee Peak Bailey.) Survived by wife, VERA BAILEY, son, James Allen Bailey, dau., Mrs. Donna Lee Wheeler, half-bro., Wayne, Lynn, Ellis and Glenn Bailey.

BAIN, Maude, 83, Calif., died 27 Feb 1971, bur. ______. Born Trimble Co. d/o Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Perry, she left Trimble Co. in 1912. Survived by dau., a sis. Mrs. Hazel Brewer, a bro. Walter Perry. Preceded by husband, L. L. BAIN several years ago, sis., Mrs. Grace Robertson.

BAKER, Lena / Lenora, 88, died 4 Mar 1970, bur. Sligo Cem. Native of Trimble Co. (Born 1 Aug 1881, d/o John and Laura Moore Montgomery.) Survived by dau., Mrs. Harvey Hankins, 2 sis., Mrs. Martha Vest and Mrs. Arthur Morgan, 2 bro., Fowler and Oather Montgomery.

BAKER, Zachara Earl, 68, Pendleton, died 7 Oct 1970, bur. Sligo Cem. Born Trimble Co. (7 Mar 1902, s/o Robert and Letitia Horton Baker.) Survived by bro., Paul Baker, 3 sis., Mrs. Pherrie Hehl, Miss Ola Baker and Mrs. Ruby Koonz, 1 half-sis. Ora Brill. Preceded by a bro. Oscar Baker (in 1965.)

BALL, John Henry, 46, Bedford, died 12 Nov 1979, bur. Campbellsburg. (Born Trimble Co. 21 Jun 1933,) s/o Elmo and Mildred (Robbins) Ball, who survives. Also 1 bro. Hubert Ball, 2 sis., Mrs. Aggie Lee Smith and Mrs. Vera Mae Kurtz. Preceded by 1 sis. and 1 bro.

BALL, John Hoyt, 80, Bedford, died 28 Jan 1977, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 18 Sep 1896, s/o John and Cora Dougherty Ball.) Survived by wife, SARAH BRYAN BALL, 2 dau., Mrs. Lucille Ball Hancock and Mrs. Jane Ball Jackson, 1 son, John Allen Ball.

BALL, Mary Morgan, 86, died 19 Oct 1972, bur. IOOF Bedford. A retired school teacher, a long time resident of LaGrange, KY. She taught in Trimble Co. and Oldham Co. school systems. Graduated from Bedford High School in 1907. d/o William C. and Henrietta O'Brian Morgan. Her father was county judge of Trimble Co. Survived by 3 dau., Mrs. Milton Snyder, Mrs. Fred Berry and Mrs. E. Hays McMakin, a sis. Mrs. Willie M. Callis. Preceded by husband, BENTON S. BALL.

BALL, Sada Jones, 76, Bedford, died 27 Jul 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Carroll Co. (11 Feb 1907, d/o Frank and Zella Dunn Jones.) She spent most of her life in Trimble Co. in the Union Grove community. Survived by husband, CLAUDE C. BALL, 2 sons, Leslie Keith and James Carroll Ball, bro., Alfred Jones, 2 sis., Mrs. Alice Mitchell and Mrs. Mabel Jones.

BALL, Sarah Bryan, 83, Bedford, died 17 Oct 1978, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (12 Sep 1895,) in the house where she resided at time of her death. d/o Luther A. and Lucy Eddy Bryan. Husband, (JOHN) HOYT BALL died Jan 1977. Survived by son, John Allen Ball, 2 dau., Mrs. Lucille B. Hancock and Mrs. Jane B. Jackson, 1 bro. Harold Bryan.

BALL, Walter Scott, 88, Bedford, died 19 Jan 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. in the Palmyra community (31 Jul 1887,) s/o James and Lucy Miles Ball. Survived by wife, PEARL (GREEN) BALL, dau., Mrs. Muriel Carraco, foster dau., Alice Cooper Day, a bro. Claude Ball.

BANKS, Earl, 79, Milton, died 22 Jan 1978, bur. IOOF Carrollton. Born 19 Mar 1898, s/o Samuel and Betty Bradley Banks, both born Carroll Co., KY. Data from funeral record.

BANKS, Laus, 65, Milton, died 21 Dec 1976, bur. Moffett Cem. Native of Carroll Co. (Born 3 Jul 1911, s/o Sam and Susie Holt Banks.) Survived by wife, ELSIE BANKS, 3 sons, Troy, Fred and Daniel Banks, 2 dau., Mrs. Martha Thieman and Mrs. Maralene Tolliver, 1 sis., Mrs. Elsie Campbell, 4 bro., Norvin, Russell, Delmas and S. J. Banks, a half-bro. Earl Banks. Preceded by 2 sis.

BANKS, Norvin B., 3 hours, Milton, died 26 Jan 1970, bur. IOOF Bedford. s/o Norvin and Janice Leach Banks. (Funeral Record.)

BANKS, Shirley, 90, Madison, died 14 May 1976, bur. IOOF Carrollton. Born Carroll Co. 18 Dec 1885, spent most of his life in Indiana. s/o William and Emma Banks. Survived by wife, BESSIE BANKS, children, Donnelly, Howard, Calvin, Charles William, Shirley L., Russell and Lonnie Banks, Eva May Knox, Wilma Chandler and Altha Campbell, a bro., Walton Banks, 2 sis. Bessie Wright and Effie Carlisle.

BARNES, Buena, 94, Indiana, died 5 Mar 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. Died, Johnson Co., IN. Native of Trimble Co., d/o William and Mattie Greenwood Toombs. Husband, SHED BARNES, died 1942. Survived by 2 sons, Udell and Woodrow Barnes, 1 bro., Ernest Toombs.

BARNES, Cecil Marvin, 60, Milton, died 26 Feb 1970, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Trimble Co. s/o Leslie and Bertie Huff Barnes. Survived by sis., Mrs. Ladonna Schwers, niece, Mrs. Louise Lowe, nephew, Dr. L. N. Schwers and an aunt, Mrs. Pearl McIntire.

BARNES, James Lawrence, 102, Madison, died 14 Feb 1971, bur. Springdale. Native of Trimble Co. born 31 Aug 1868. Survived by dau. Miss Mary Barnes.

BARNES, Laura Sunshine, 69, Madison, died 23 Jan 1974, bur. Montgomery Family Cem. in South Trimble Co. Native of KY. Survived by husband, ROBERT BARNES, dau., Mrs. Martha Louise Boyd, her mother, Mrs. Doll Dunn, a bro., Webb Dunn.

BARNES, Miss Mary Reul, 81, died 1 Aug 1976, bur. Springdale Cem. Native of Trimble Co. spent most of adult life in Madison, IN where she taught more than 40 years at Eggleston School. d/o late James L. and Emma Reul Barnes, Her father died 1971, at age 102.

BARNES, Pearl, 83, Indiana, died 21 Jan 1972, bur. Washington Park Cem. Native of Trimble Co. (nee Pearl Toombs) moved to Washington, D.C. in 1918, and to Greenwood, IN 3 years ago. Survived by sis., Mrs. Beuna Barnes, a bro. Ernest Toombs. Preceded by husband, (JOHN W. BARNES in 1958,) son and 4 sis.

BARRINGER, John T., 78, Milton, died 20 Jul 1978, bur. Moffett Cem. W W I veteran, born Trimble Co. (9 Aug 1894, s/o Thomas and Minnie Vandolah Barringer.) Survived by wife, MABEL (LUCKETT) BARRINGER, a dau. Eva Raker, a son, Leroy Barringer, 2 sis., Mrs. Ruby Brinson and Mrs. Ella Fewell. Preceded by 1 sis.

BATES, Edward "Ed," 93, Indianapolis, interred 25 May 1979 at Springfield, KY. Born Trimble Co. Survived by dau., Juanita. Note: s/o Perry and Florence Jobson Bates, a bro. to the late Frank Bates, who died 30 Aug 1958.

BATES, Maggie Bell, 87, Bedford, died 4 Jul 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (12 Sep 1891, d/o George W. and Eliza Chadwick Green.) Survived by 2 sis., Mrs. Myrtle Kidwell and Mrs. Virgie McLaughlin, half-bro., Edward "Bill" Green. Preceded by husband FRANK BATES, who died 21 years ago, 3 sis. and 3 bro.

BAUMER, Martha, 76, St. Petersburg, Fla., died 7 Mar 1976, bur. there. Native of Trimble Co. resided in Florida the past 25 years. d/o Shelby and Sammie O'Brien Pierce. Survived by husband, MATTHEW M. BAUMER, 1 sis., Mrs. Doris Pierce Carlson.

BAXTER, Joseph W. "Jody," 46, Florida, died 22 Jan 1974, bur. IOOF Bedford. W.W.II veteran, in Navy 4 years. (Born Trimble Co. 23 Feb 1927,) s/o Joe and Erby Tingle Baxter. Survived by mother, grandparents, Ed and Sallie Tingle. Preceded by aunt, Mary Lou McKinney.

BAYNE, Charles Anthony "Tony," 26, died 29 Jun 1979, bur. Moffett Cem. Survived by wife, AUDREA BRIDDLE BAYNE, 1 dau., Candy Bayne, 1 bro., Robert Lee Bayne, his parents, Wilford and Pat Bayne, Jr., grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Bayne, Sr.

BAYNE, Cleveland M., 92, Madison, IN, died 5 May 1977, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Trimble Co. (3 Nov 1884, s/o James and Julia Barclay Bayne.) Survived by dau. (Mrs. Mary Potter,) 7 sons, Wilford, Howard, Roy, David, Cleve, James and George Bayne. Preceded by wife, PEARL (GREEN) BAYNE, 2 dau., 2 sons, 2 sis. and 5 bro.

BEARD, Roselyn, 75, Ghent, KY, died 3 Sep 1978, bur. there. Survived by husband, LORAL BEARD, 1 son, James Beard, 1 sis., Mrs. Mary Dunn, 5 bro., Charles, Robert, Hubert, Victor and _____. Preceded by 2 bro.

BELL, Bennie, 48, Madison, IN, died 22 Mar 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. 11 Dec 1927, d/o James and Bertha Barnes Martin. Married. Data from funeral record. Note: She married RAYMOND W. BELL.

BELL, Carlos A., 70, Frankfort, died 13 Sep 1973, bur. IOOF Carrollton. Born Trimble Co. (18 Jun 1903, s/o Dudley G. and Jessie Vail Bell.) Survived by wife, VIRGINIA FOSTER BELL, his mother, (1 sis. Miss Mattie Bell, children by his 1st married to ETHEL BANKS,) 3 dau., Mrs. Nellie Merrill, Mrs. Beatta Jenkins and Mrs. Frankie (Thelma) Bell, 4 sons, Elmer D., Delmer, Douglas and R. J. Bell, a foster dau. Mrs. Helen Brooks and 4 step-ch.

BELL, Catherine Cull, 60, Milton, died 9 Jan 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. d/o Jesse L. and Addie Lynch Bell.) Survived by sis., Mrs. Violet Bell (Ashby) and bro., Jesse Bell.

BELL, Frank Carroll, __, Bedford, died 5 Mar 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. W W II veteran, (born Trimble Co, 23 Jul 1907,) s/o Dora L. and Linnie Wyatt Bell. Mr. Bell was editor and publisher of the Trimble Banner Democrat. Survived by widow, MARY B. (NEAL) BELL, son, Joe Neal Bell, 2 dau., Mrs. Douglas (Mary Carroll) Perry and Mrs. Kenneth (Linda Jane) Lail, a bro. Charles W. Bell.

BELL, James Willard, 80, Eminence, KY, died 12 Apr 1978, bur. IOOF Bedford. Native of Bedford. Survived by wife, ANNA PARKER BELL, sons, James W., George W. and Alfred J. Bell, half-sis. Miss Carrie L. Bell.

BELL, Jessie V., 94, R.# 2, Bedford, died 10 Aug 1974, bur. Miles Burial Ground in Union Grove community. (Born Trimble Co. 29 Oct 1897, d/o Ezra Owen and Amy Aurilla Robinson Vail.) Survived by dau., Miss Mattie Bell, a bro., Milo Vail. Preceded by husband, D. G. BELL, (8 Aug 1966,) 2 sons, a sis. 3 bro. and 3 grandchildren.

BELL, Mary Beatrice, 71, Bedford, died 9 Oct 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (18 Sep 1908,) d/o John and Mary Jane Holsclaw Neal in the house where Mr. and Mrs. William G. Willis now own and reside. Survived by 2 dau., Mrs. Mary C. Perry and Mrs. Linda Lail, 1 son, Joe Neal Bell. Preceded by husband, FRANK C. BELL, 2 sis., Margaret Kruse and Laura Ransdell, 6 bro., John, Jr., Jake, William, Lloyd, Barney and Roy Neal.

BELL, Mary R., 100, Pendleton, died 20 Oct 1972, bur. LaGrange, KY. A native of Trimble Co. she was 100 years old on last 3 Oct, d/o Elijah and Rose Malinda Vest. Widow of ALVIN L. BELL. Survived by dau., Miss Ethel Bell.

BELL, Ruth Pearl, 31, Greenfield, IN, died 26 Aug 1970, bur. IOOF Carrollton. (Born Trimble Co. 8 Aug 1939, d/o Carlos and Ethel Banks Bell.) Note: See bro. and sis. in fathers obit. Sep 1973.

BELL, William J. "Johnny," 69, died 28 Dec 1975, bur. IOOF Bedford. Lived in Trimble Co. all his life, (Born 11 Mar 1906,) s/o William A. and Lucy Jones Bell. Survived by 2 dau., Reva May Bell and Mrs. Virgie Wentworth, 3 sons, Raymond, Charles and Frederick Bell, bro., Ralph Bell, sis., Mrs. Viola McNealy. Preceded by wife, LAURA BOLDERY BELL, died 1951, 2 dau., 2 sons and 1 sis.

BELL, William Louis "Johnsie," 64, died 1 May 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. W W II veteran, born Trimble Co. (22 Feb 1907,) s/o Dr. William P. and Hallie Law Bell. Survived by bro., Barrymore Bell, 1 sis., Mrs. Walter Raisor. Preceded by 3 bro. and 1 sis.

BERRY, Madeline Ball, 64, Louisville, died 6 Dec 1974, bur. Eminence, KY. Native of Bedford, d/o Benton S. and Mary Morgan Ball. Survived by husband, FRED L. BERRY, 2 dau., Mrs. Kerry K. (Martha) Cravens and Miss Diana Berry, 1 son, Thomas M. Berry, 2 sis., Mrs. Milton Snyder and Mrs. E. Hayes McMakin.

BIRD, Charles H., 86, Chicago, died 29 May 1970, bur. Mt. Carmel Cem. Born Trimble Co. 9 Feb 1884, s/o William and Ida Mosser Bird. He has lived in Chicago, IL some 50 years. Survived by 1 son, William Bird of Arizona, 2 sis., Mrs. Clara Poland and Mrs. Wilbur Wood.

BLACK, Albert B., 73, LaGrange, died 7 Apr 1971, bur. Louisville, KY. Native of Trimble Co. s/o Charles and Sue Kinchelow Black. Survived by wife, LILLIAN BALL BLACK, 2 sons, Eslie and Harold Black, 1 sis., (Ella Black,) 3 bro., Thomas, Waverly and Robert Black.

BLACK, Ella Bell, 69, Louisville, died 14 Jul 1974, bur. Campbellsburg. Born Trimble Co. (d/o Charlie and Sue Kinchelow Black.) Survived by 2 bro., Tom and Waverly Black.

BLACK, Robert Franklin, 73, died, 8 Sep 1973, bur. Campbellsburg Cem. W W II veteran, born Carman Creek area of Trimble Co. (22 Apr 1900, s/o Charlie and Sue Kinchelow Black.) Survived by bro., Waverly and Thomas Black, 1 sis., Ella Black.

BOATWRIGHT, Clara Alice, 85, Bedford, died 23 May 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (25 Jan 1894,) d/o George and Betty Hanlon Wood. Husband VAN BOATWRIGHT, died 14 years ago. Survived by son, Neilen Boatwright, dau., Mrs. Arthur (Charlene) Ellis, 2 half-bro., Dick and Barney Wood, half-sis., Mrs. Ruby McClain.

BOATWRIGHT, Elbert Lee, 66, died 24 Feb 1974, bur. Sulphur Cem. Born Bedford, s/o Nolan and Mary Pruitt Boatwright, He lived with grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Beach from age two and one-half years following death of his mother. m. THELMA HANCOCK. Survived by a half-sis. Mrs. L. G. Ralston, 2 half-bro., R. C. and James C Boatwright.

BOATWRIGHT, Robert Chester "Bush," 66, died 12 Jul 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born 4 Apr 1910,) s/o Nolan and Lillie (Whitaker) Boatwright. Survived by wife, MARY PERKINSON BOATWRIGHT, dau., Mrs. James Wise, sis. Mrs. Jessie Carroll Ralston, bro., James Boatwright, half-bro. Henry Tingle.

BODEWITZ, Pearl Murphy, 59, died 25 Aug 1979, Valley Springs, SD, bur. there. Born Trimble Co. d/o William and Effie Murphy. Survived by husband JAKE BODEWITZ, 1 son, Ty, 4 sis., Mrs. Ruth Ginn, Mrs. Maxine Schneider, Mrs. Anna Maude Ginn, Mrs. Doris Grabbe, 5 bro., Joe, Jerry, Mike, Chester and Morris Murphy. Preceded by parents, 2 bro., John and Bill Murphy.

BOEHM, Edith Morris, 65, died 1 Apr 1975, bur. Resthaven Memorial Park Cem. Born 18 Jan 1910, d/o I. T. and Lottie Bell Morris. Survived by husband Dr. FRED BOEHM, son, Wayne Stark, dau. Mrs. E. L. Hardison, 1 bro., Joe E. Morris.

BOWMAN, John Russell, 54, Louisville, KY, died Nov 1979, bur. there. Born Trimble Co. s/o Harry and Olive Suddith Bowman. Survived by wife, SUE BOWMAN, 1 dau., Tracy Hacker, 1 bro Maurice Bowman. Preceded by a son Jack Bowman.

BRAY, Beverly C., 69, Indianapolis, IN, died 26 Feb 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. Survived by wife EFFIE (GARRETT) BRAY, dau., Virginia Craig, bro., Willis Bray, 2 sis., Mrs. Edith Yager and Mrs. Thelma Williams.

BRAY, Susie Lee, 71, Bedford, died 10 Dec 1972, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (24 Mar 1901, d/o Walter and Lora Varble Garrett.) Survived by husband, WILLIS L. BRAY, 3 sons, W. L., Robert and James Bray, 1 dau., Mrs. Lorene Dunlap, 1 bro., Wendall Garrett, 4 sis., Mrs. Stella Staples, Mrs. Effie Bray, Mrs. Lida Myers and Mrs. Mary Smith.

BRAY, Willis L., 78, Bedford, died 14 Nov 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (11 Aug 1898, s/o Jim and Olive Banks Bray.) Survived by 3 sons, W. L., Robert and James Bray, dau., Mrs. Lorene Dunlap, 2 sis., Mrs. Thelma Williams and Mrs. Edith Yager. Preceded by dau., 3 sis. and 2 bro. Note: Wife, SUSIE LEE GARRETT BRAY died 1972.

BREEDEN, Mary, 61, Madison, IN, died 16 Apr 1976, bur. Rykers Ridge. Born Trimble Co. 10 Jun 1914, d/o Allen and Pearl Willet Miles. Data from funeral record.

BREWER, Bobby Wayne, stillborn, died 31 Mar 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. s/o John W. and Carrolle Sue Frazier Brewer. Data from funeral record.

BREWER, Hazel, 82, Mt. Pleasant community, died 27 Feb 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (21 Oct 1896,) d/o Joseph Newton and Virginia (Clayton) Perry. m. 1929 to JOHN BREWER, he died several yesrs ago. Preceded by bro. Walter Perry, sis., Landy Bain and Mrs. Grover Robertson. Survived by nieces and nephews.

BREWER, John Hundley, 84, Bedford, died 29 Mar 1974, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (27 Aug 1889, s/o John H. and Elford Canada Brewer, Sr..) Survived by wife HAZEL PERRY BREWER, 1 sis. Mrs. Fannie Barnes.

BRIERLY, Mary Frances, 77, C-burg., died 28 May 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born 18 Apr 1894, d/o Squire and Hannah Reed Highlander.) Husband, LUKE BRIERLY, deceased. Survived by 3 dau., Miss Myrtle Brierly, Mrs. Minnie Gray and Mrs. Rachel Mosher, 2 sons, Warren and James Brierly, 1 step-dau. Kathleen Brierly, 2 step-sons, Everett and Lloyd Brierly, 1 bro., Kelley Highlander. Preceded by 4 dau., 1 son, 1 sis. and 2 bro.

BRIGHT, Leslie, 80, Madison, died 17 Sep 1975, bur. Mt. Carmel Cem. Born Trimble Co. (13 Oct 1894, s/o Alonzo and Mattie Dariment Bright.) Had lived in Indiana the past 26 years. Survived by wife, IONA YOUNG BRIGHT, 3 sons, Lawrence, Paul and Leonard Bright, 4 dau., Mrs. Patricia Vaughn, Mrs. Nancy Washington, Mrs. Mildred Smith and Mrs. Norma Kuppler. Preceded by 4 sons and 1 half-bro.

BROOKS, Charles Leonard, 61, Greenwood, IN, died 17 Aug 1979, bur. IOOF Bedford. (s/o Robert Thomas and Minnie Parker Jones Brooks.) Born 4 Jul 1918 in Milton, KY, lived the last few years in Indiana. Survived by 4 dau., Mrs. Carolyn Snow, Mrs. Ann Oaks, Mrs. Mary Britton and Mrs. Bonnie Mayer, 2 sons, Leon and Charles Eugene Brooks, 2 sis., Mrs. Leona Kidwell and Mrs. Sylvia Rowlett. Preceded by parents, 2 sis., Ellen Jane Andrew and Wilma Jean Brooks, 1 bro., Robert Lee Brooks.

BROWN, Dallas C., 69, Wabash, IN, died 22 Sep 1979, bur. there. A resident of Wabash for 35 years. Born Bedford, KY 31 Aug 1910, s/o Luther H. and Bertha E. (Adcock) Brown, both deceased. Survived by wife, MARY ROSE BROWN, m. Bedford 17 Jan 1944, dau., Mrs. Vern (Margaret) Benson, 3 bro., Maurice, Hurley and Roy Brown, 2 sis., Mrs. Velma Wheeler and Mrs. Grace Penn.

BROWN, Emma H., 100, Pulaski, TN died 21 Jan 1979, bur. Maplewood Cem. A native of KY, d/o Jacob and Martha Jane Ransdell Hawkins. Survived by dau. Vera Brown. Preceded by husband JOHN BROWN.

BROWN, Herman, 80, R.# 3 Milton, died 15 Jun 1976, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Trimble Co. (16 Jun 1896, s/o John and Bena Whitaker Brown.) Survived by wife, IRENE GINN BROWN, 2 dau., Mrs. Joan Cox and Mrs. Glenita Hammons, 3 sons, Robert Carroll, Allen and Fred Brown, 3 sis. Mrs. Hallie Scott, Mrs. Elizabeth Kidwell and Mrs. Mayme Hunter, 2 bro., Tulley and Charlie Brown. Preceded by 1 bro. Dow Brown.

BROWNING, Twins, stillborn, 30 Jul 1976, bur. Lutheran Cem. children of James and Ann Sachleben Browning. Data from funeral record.

BUCHANAN, Leona R., 76, Milton, died 27 Jun 1976, bur. Mt. Carmel Cem. (Born Trimble Co. 4 Dec 1899, d/o A. V. and Hattie Welch Richmond.) Survived by son, Orvel Buchanan, 2 dau., Mrs. Viola Beckham and Mrs. Thelma Bowling, bro., Earl Richmond. Preceded by husband BERNARD BUCHANAN.

BUHLIG, Elizabeth Katharena, 63. died 21 Jun 1974, bur. Lutheran Cem. Born Carroll Co., KY lived Trimble Co. most of her life, a teacher in the Milton school system for a number of years. (Born 12 Dec 1910, d/o Henry and Mary M. Sachleben Meier.) Survived by husband, KARL BUHLIG, 1 son, Glenn Buhlig, 2 dau., Mrs. Arlene Gutapfel and Mrs. Vicky Meister, 2 sis., Mrs. Emily Willis and Mrs. Freda Thieman.

BURBANK, Bonnie Lawson, 22, Brooksburg, IN, died 24 Oct 1972, bur. IOOF Bedford. (Born Trimble Co. 24 Apr 1950, d/o James William Lawson.) Survived by mother, Ada Mae Poe Lawson Smith, step-father, Wilbur Smith, 3 children, Ginger Marie, Paula Renee and Paul Richard Copeland, a bro. L. G. Lawson, 2 sis., Mrs. Wanda Penick and Mrs. Mary Jewell. She and her husband FRED BURBANK, were killed in wreck. Married less than a month. His body was transferred to Michigan.

BURGESS, Julie E., 76, Madison, died 20 Feb 1976, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Whitley Co., KY (d/o Joel and Martha Sutton Walters.) Lived in this area 26 years. Survived by 4 sons, James, Shelby, Ernest Gregory and Willie Burgess, 1 bro., Henry Walters. Preceded by 1 dau., 2 sis. and 4 bro.

BURKE, Brownlow L., 68, Milton, died 16 Feb 1975, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Floyd Co., KY 8 Apr 1906, lived in Milton community most of his life, (s/o John and Nanny Wiley Burke.) m. LUCY AUXIER, who died 25 years ago, 2 ch., Vernon deceased and Mrs. LaVerne "Topsy" Wright. m. 1925 to HAZEL OGDEN McENDRE, who survives, 2 step-ch. Mrs. Delano Goble and Howard McEndre. He was the last of 13 children.

BURROWS, Aurella Powers, 82, Sligo, died 13 Jun 1970, bur. Sligo Cem. (Born Trimble Co. 16 Oct 1887, d/o Noah and Ellen Blackaby Pinnell.) Survived by nieces and nephews.

BURROWS, Rosa Cauline Pennington, 65, died 17 Dec 1977, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born Louisville, KY (11 Sep 1912,) she had been a resident of Trimble Co. since 1930. m. OLLIE J. BURROWS, 1 Jan 1941, he surv. with a son Dennis Burrows, 2 sis., Mrs. Louis Hartung and Miss Karen Pennington, 1 bro., Herman Pennington.

BURTON, Mayme, 91, died 20 Dec 1971, bur. IOOF Bedford. Born 18 Sep 1880, in Indiana, d/o James and Matty Barton Bassett. Data from funeral record.

BURTON, Oather Moore, 77, died (6 Jul 1972) bur. Ghent, KY Veteran of W.W.I Born Trimble Co. (30 Jan 1895 (s.c.) s/o Harry and Jennie Carson Burton.) Survived by wife, CORA BURTON, 1 dau. Mrs. Frances Satchwell. Note: Oather married CORA LEONA DAVIS.

BUSH, Elizabeth "Betty" Hunter, __, Colo., died 29 May 1978, bur. _____. d/o late Richard and Ellura Hunter. Survived by 3 sis., Goldie Lloyd, Pearl Patterson and Clara Armour, 1 bro., Raymond Hunter. Preceded by 1 sis. and 1 bro.

BUTLER, Geneva R., 56, Milton, died 22 May 1976, bur. Moffett Cem. Born Trimble Co. (23 Jun 1919,) m. HAROLD BUTLER on 9 Oct 1940, he surv. with 1 dau., Mrs. B. G. (Rhonda) Wingham, her parents, Daniel and Myrtle Arnett Rowlett. Preceded by bro., Walton Rowlett.

BUTLER, Mark C., Sr. 90, Milton, died 5 Oct 1972, bur. Moffett Cem. (Born Trimble Co. 9 Jun 1882,) s/o Joseph Farley and Nancy Pendleton Butler. Wife, MINNIE BUTLER died Jan 1967. Surv-ived by 3 sons, Mark C., Jr., Harold and Gen. Ben J. Butler, 2 dau., Mrs. Maurice (Louise) Hoffman and Mrs. Leroy (Nancy) Munier. He was the last surviving member of a family of 5 bro. and 3 sis.

BUTLER, Steve Allen, 20, Milton, died 3 Oct 1970, bur. Moffett Cem. (Born 13 Sep 1950,) survived by parents, Joseph and Velma Brooks Butler, 1 bro., Richard T. Butler, grandmother, Mrs. Bessie Butler and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Hosea Brooks.

BUTLER, William F., 77, Madison, IN, died 5 Jan 1974, bur. Moffett Cem. W.W.I veteran, moved to Jefferson Co., IN in 1928. Survived by wife, HALLIE DUNAWAY BUTLER, dau., Mrs. Bula Renne, sons, Buford and Bill Butler, 3 half-sis., Mrs. Robert Kipping, Mrs. Alice Martin and Mrs. Mary Asher.

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