Samuel M. Dunham

Date of birth: 	23 August 1901  Brown County, Indiana
Date of death:	10 June 1954  Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana

Franklin Evening Star 10 Jun 1954
Samuel Dunham Dies Thursday
Rites To Be Held At Edinburg Church
SHELBYVILLE, June 10 – Death came to Samuel M. Dunham a former Johnson County
resident, in the Major Hospital at 7:45 o’clock Thursday morning.  He had been
suffering from a heart condition and had been ill one week.
      Funeral services are to be conducted Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock in
the Edinburg Methodist Church with the Rev. Ray Bozell, pastor of the old
Union Christian, officiating.  Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery at
Edinburg.
      Calling hours have been set for any time after noon Friday in the Murphy
Funeral Home and friends are invited to attend the rites. 
      Mr. Dunham was the son of Simon and Ella McCarty Dunham and was born in
Brown County, Aug. 23, 1901.
      He was married to Dorothy Long at Taylorsville on Dec. 20, 1922, and was
the father of 11 children. 
Resident Of Shelby County
      A former resident of Taylorsville he had resided in Shelby County for the
past eight years and was employed by the Western Electric Company at
Indianapolis.
      Surviving with the widow are the children, Mrs. Roy Doan, of Taylorsville;
Vernon Dunham, of Greenwood; Gene Dunham, of Morristown; Mrs. Clyde
Purcell, of Camp Rucker, Ga.; William Dunham, of Indianapolis; Mrs. Donald
Shouse, of Shelbyville; Carolyn, Donald, Glenda Gale, Rosaletia and Linda,
all at home.
      Others remaining are eight grandchildren, and a brother, Tracy Dunham, of
Eidnburg.
      Mr. Dunham was a member of the Union Village Masonic Lodge at Providence
and the Taylorsville Red Men lodge.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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