DeKalb County Indiana Obituary
PLINEY V. SMURR
March 23, 1944,The Record Herald, Thursday
Contributed by Roselyn Wells
PLINEY V. SMURR DIED AT HOME NEAR BUTLER
Pliny V. Smurr, who resided four miles west of Butler on old state road No. 6, died at his home at 9:40 o’clock Sunday night. He was 59 years of age and had been in poor health all his life from tubercular asthma.
Mr. Smurr was born in DeKalb county on August 10, 1885, and had always resided in this county. He operated a filling station in Butler for a time and later had a filling station at his home on old state road 6. Previous to that time he was a farmer.
Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday afternoon, burial in the Rude cemetery, north of Butler.