BILLS, Claude M.
Date of death: 8 Jan 1980, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
Source: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana, January 16, 1980
Claude M. Bills, 87, of Indianapolis, formerly of Edinburgh, died last Tuesday morning at Community Hospital in Indian- apolis. Bills serv- ed as Blue River Trustee at Edinburgh during the 1930's. Services were con- ducted at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the Dor- sey and Doty Funeral Home in Indianapolis. A Masonic memorial graveside service was held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh. Bills was born July 1, 1892, in the Camp Atterbury area the son of Al- bert and Annie Lee Stillabower Bills. He married Bertha Stillabower who pre- ceded him in death. Mr. Bills was a member of both the Edinburgh American Legion post and Masonic Lodge and was an Army vet- eran of World War 1. He lived in Indian- apolis 39 years and retired after 19 years as a security guard at RCA. Survivors included a sister, Ruth Henby of Straughn, a sis- ter-in-law, Katie Stillabower of Ind- ianapolis; and niec- es and nephews.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey
Source: Fearman Scrapbook #3
Repository: Genealogy Library Family Files collection, Johnson County Museum of History, Franklin, Indiana
Services set for
Claude M. Bills
Claude M. Bills, 87, a former Blue River Township trustee, died Tuesday morning at Community Hospital, Indianapolis.
A retired security guard for RCA for 19 years, he had lived in Indianapolis the past 39 years.
Services will be at the Dorsey and Doty Funeral Home, 3925 E. New York St., Indianapolis, Thursday at 10 a.m. with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh. Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Masonic graveside rites will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Rest Haven.
He was born in the Camp Atterbury area July 1, 1892, to Albert and Annie (Lee) Bills.
He was married to Bertha Stillabower who is deceased. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Edinburgh American Legion Post 233 and the Edinburgh Masonic Lodge 100.
Survivors include a sister, Ruth Henby, Straughn; sister- in-law Katie Stillabower, In- dianapolis, and several nieces and nephews.
Transcribed by Stuart Johnson