Date of Birth:  15 Apr 1907 Johnson County, Indiana
Date of Death: 19 Apr 1982, Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, April 20, 1982

Repository: Fearman Collection, Genealogy Library Family Files, Johnson County Museum of History, Franklin, Indiana

Lena Bills

A service for Lena Bills, 75, Faith Nursing Home, Edin­burgh, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Eskew Funeral Home in Edinburgh with the Rev. Hugh Owen officiating.

Friends may call after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Nine­veh Cemetery.

Mrs. Bills was born April 15, 1907, in Johnson County to Basil and Lora (Cook) Spur­geon. She married Nelson Bills July 16, 1950. He survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Alonzo and Bobby L. Burdine, both of Indianapolis, and a daughter, Madeline Bur­dine, Edinburgh.

Also surviving is a brother, Carl Spurgeon, two half broth­ers, Darrel and Thadeus Spur­geon, all of Indianapolis, and a half sister, Wanda Stock, Greenwood. Four grandchil­dren and three great-grand­children also survive.

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, April 21, 1982


  Lena Bills, 75, died Monday,
April 19, at 3:10 p.m. at the
Faith Nursing Home.  She was
born April 15, 1907 in Johnson
County. She was the daughter
of Wm. Basil Spurgeon and
Laura Cash.
  She was married on July 16,
1950 to Nelson Bills, Rt. 1,
Nineveh, who survives.
She had been a patient at the
nursing home for the last 2
  Funeral will be Thursday,
April 22, at 10 a.m. at Eskew
Funeral Home. Rev. Hugh Owens
will officiate. Burial will be
at the Nineveh Cemetery.
  Calling hours will be after
4:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
  Surviving children are Alonzo
Burdine and Bobby Burdine of
Indianapolis and Madeline
Burdine of Edinburgh.
  Surviving brothers and sisters
are Thadeus Spurgeon, Carl
Spurgeon and Darrell Spurgeon
of Indianapolis; Wanda Stock
of Greenwood, 4 grandchildren
and 3 great-grandchildren.

Transcribed by Stuart Johnson