BILLS, Sylvia Dale

Daily Journal, date unknown
Mrs. Sylvia Bills

rites Tuesday

  Mrs. Sylvia Dale Bills, 79, Bar-
gersville, died Saturday at the
Franklin Healthcare Centre.
  She had been in failing health
for the past two years. She was
born in Bartholomew county on
November 22, 1896, and was the
daughter of Michael and Mary
(Withrow) Herring. On August
23. 1919, she was married to
Loran E. Bills, who survives.
  She graduated from Scipio
High School and attended
Franklin College. Before her
retirement she taught elemen-
tary school in Bartholomew
county.
  Mrs. Bills spent all of her
married life in Bargersville
where she was a member of the
Bargersville Christian Church.
She taught the Live Wire Sunday
school class in the church for
many years.
  She was a direct descendant of
Abraham Lincoln and was noted
for her lectures on Lincoln.
  Surviving besides her husband
are a daughter, Mrs. Carl (Anita)
Windisch, Bargersville; a sister,
Mrs. Goldie Biddinger, and a
brother, Raymond Herring, both
of Westport. Three grandchil-
dren and four great-grandchil-
dren also survive.
  Services will be held on Tues-
day at 10 a.m. at the Vandivier-
Tudor Funeral Home with burial
in Forest Lawn Memorial
Gardens. Dr. R. E. Spencer will
conduct the services. Friends
may call at any time prior to the
funeral.
  The family has requested that
memorials be made to the
Cancer Society.

Transcribed from material in the Genealogy Library Family Files collection of the Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main Street, Franklin, IN 46131


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