DENTON, Samuel Phillip

Date of birth:  4 Mar 1876 Warren County, Tennessee
Date of death: 13 Aug 1934 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, August 14, 1934



Rites Wednesday Afternoon
For Well Known Resident
of Trafalgar


TRAFALGAR, Aug. 14.—Samuel Denton, age 59, died Monday after­noon about 4 o’clock at the St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He had been ill for the past two months and was taken to the hos­pital last Sat­urday when his illness became critical.

Funeral services will be held Wed­nesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Trafalgar Christian church. Burial will be made in the First Mt. Pleasant cemetery.

Mr. Denton was one of the prom­inent residents of Trafalgar. For a number of years he had been the manager of the Suckow elevator at Trafalgar. He was born in Ten­nessee, coming to Johnson County with his parents and had spent the greater part of his life in Johnson County.

He was united in marriage to Miss Dosia Anderson, who survives. Three children born to this union also sur­vive. They are Joseph Denton of Indianapolis, Mrs. Melba Sifford of Trafalgar and Mrs. Robert Handley of near Franklin.

Mr. Denton was a member of the Trafalgar Christian Church and the I. O. O. F. lodge. At the time of his death, he was president of the Trafalgar Civic club.

Friends are invited to call at the home and attend the funeral services.

Submitted by Mark Wirey