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

SAMUEL DENTON, 59, PASSED AWAY MONDAY
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 E. Wirey

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