DEVORE, Albert C.

Date of birth: 17 Dec 1876 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 27 Feb 1942 Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, February 27, 1942

Bert Devore Is Taken By Death
Rites Monday For Clark Twp. Farmer
      A. C. Devore, 65, better known as "Bert", died 
Friday morning at 5 o'clock at his home, three miles 
north of Needham in Clark Township.  Mr. Devore had 
suffered from asthma for a number of years and had 
been confined to his bed since just before Christmas.
      Funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock at the Second Mt. Pleasant Church.  
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
      The body will be taken to the home Saturday 
morning and friends may call at any time after noon 
Saturday, and are invited to the attend the funeral.
      Mr. Devore was born east of Franklin, Dec. 17, 
1876, the son of David and Ellen Turpin Devore.  On 
Oct. 15, 1896, he married Miss Matilda Stillabower, 
who survives.  The couple had no children.
      Two brothers, Philander Devore, east of Franklin, 
and Pearl Devore, of Indianapolis, and a number of nieces 
and nephews also survive.
      Mr. Devore was a member of the Second Mt. Pleasant 
Church and of the Franklin Red Men Lodge and the Acton 
Knights of Pythias Lodge.  He was a lifelong farmer and 
active in the affairs of his community, where he had a 
host of friends.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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