Leota (Davidson) Bisel

Date of birth:  16 April 1911 North Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana
Date of death: 18 May 1981 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Source: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, May 20, 1981


  Leota Bisel, 101 West County
Line Street, Edinburgh, 70,
died Monday evening at
Bartholomew County Hospital
were she had been a patient
three and a half weeks.
  Funeral services will be
held Thursday at 2:00 p.m.
at Vandivier-Parsley Funeral
Home in Franklin by Rev.
Dennis Shufelt and burial
will be at Rest Haven
Cemetery in Edinburgh.
  Friends may call at the
Funeral Home from 5 to 9:00
  Mrs. Bisel was born April
16, 1911, in North Madison
the daughter of Thomas and
Mary Bibb Davidson.  She was
a graduate of Deputy High
School and married John
Bisel in Edinburgh Feb. of
1952.  He preceded in death
Feb. of 1979.
  Mrs. Bisel moved to Edinburgh
39 years ago from Jefferson
County and worked at the
Edinburgh Furniture Factory.
  Survivors are daughters,
Mrs. William (Lois) Mankin
of Hope and Mrs. Jeanette
Branum of Taylorsville;
eight grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren; a step
daughter, Rosemary Smith of
Edinburgh, six step
  Also surviving are a
brother, Maurice Davidson of
Greenwood; two sisters, Mrs.
Lewis (Edna) Drake of
Whiteland and Mrs.  Dale
(Crystal) Housefield of
Lakeland, Fla.  She was
preceded in death by a
daughter and two brothers.

Submitted by Mark Wirey