Jay County Obituaries
Commercial Review, Monday, December 17, 1973, pg. 8:
MRS. ELIZABETH M. CHROWL, 86, 709 W. Race St., Portland, died Sunday evening at the Portland Nursing Home after an extended illness.
She was born May 24, 1887, in Jefferson Township, Jay County, the daughter of Stacey M. and Sarah (Nixon) Hite. She was married to William R. Chrowl on May 28, 1910. He died June 21, 1967. She was a graduate of Gov. I.P. Gray High School. Mrs. Chrowl belonged to the Muncie High Street Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home. Dr. Orrin Manifold will officiate. Burial will follow in Green Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Tuesday