Date of death: 6 November 1964 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Edinburg Daily Courier, 7 November 1964
Edward Hamblen Dies Yesterday Edward Hamblen, a retired farm implement salesman, died at 6:30 p.m. yesterday at the Masonic Home Hospital, Franklin. The Reverend William Shuermann will conduct funeral services at the Mutz Funeral Home Tuesday at 1:30 P.M. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2:00 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Hamblen was born in Johnson County on October 9, 1870. His parents were David and Margaret Shwehn Hamblen. On July 29, 1894, Mr. Hamblen married Anna Prichard who died July 15, 1957. Surviving children are Mrs. Mary Enochs, Indianapolis; Mrs. Ruth Pruitt, Edinburg; Mrs. Doris Carver, Hubert Hamblen and Guy Hamblen, Indianapolis. There are three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Hamblen was a member of the Pisgah Christian Church which was located in the now Camp Atterbury area. He was a 63 years member of the Edinburg Masonic Lodge.
Source: Franklin Evening Star, November 7, 1964
Edward Hamblen, 94, former owner and operator of the Farmer’s Supply Gas Company near Edinburg, died Friday in the Indiana Masonic Home Hospital at 6:25 p.m.
He had been a patient of the hospital since 1962 and in failing health for several years. Mr. Hamblen entered the Masonic Home Sept. 9, 1957, from Lodge No. 100 in Edinburg.
Funeral arrangements are not complete at this time but services will take place Tuesday in the Mutz Funeral Home in Edinburg and burial in Rest Haven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday and until time for the funeral Tuesday.
Mr. Hamblen was born Oct. 9, 1870, in Johnson County where he continued to live and attend school. His parents were the late David and Margaret Schwehn Hamblen.
He married the former Anna Pritchard, July 29, 1894, and they were the parents of two sons and three daughters. Mrs. Hamblen died in 1957. Mr. Hamblen was also a farmer and salesman during his lifetime. He was a member of the Edinburgh Christian Church.
All of the children survive and are residents of Indianapolis. The sons are Guy and Hubert Hamblen and the daughters are Mrs. Ruth Pruitt, Mrs. Mary Enochs, and Mrs. Doris Carver. There are also several grandchildren surviving.
Source: Columbus Evening Republican, November 7, 1964
Mr. Hamblen Dies
Friday At Franklin
EDINBURG — Edward Hamblen, 94, died Friday at the Masonic home hospital at Franklin where he had been a patient since Thursday. He had lived in Edinburg and was a retired farm implement salesman.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mutz Funeral Home in Edinburg with burial at Rest Haven Cemetery. Personal may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Sunday and after 2 p.m. Monday.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Mary Enochs and Mrs. Doris Carver, both of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Ruth Pruitt of Edinburg; two sons, Hubert and Guy Hamblen, both of Indianapolis, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Source: Shelbyville News, 7 November 1964
Death Claims Mr. Hamblen Rites Tuesday For
Retired Farmer, 94 Edward Hamblen, 94, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Masonic Home in Franklin, where he had resided for approximately five (5) years. Mr. Hamblen was a retired farmer and farm implement salesman. He was born in Johnson County on Oct. 9, 1870, the son of David and Margaret (Schwehm) Hamblen. Mr. Hamblen was a member of the Pisgah Christian Church at Atterbury and a 63-year member of the Edinburg Masonic Lodge. On July 29, 1894, he married Anna Prichard. She preceded in death on July 15, 1957. Surviving are five children, Mrs. Mary Enochs, Mrs. Doris Carver, Hubert and Guy Hamblen, all of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Ruth Pruitt of Edinburg R.R., three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mutz Funeral Home in Edinburg. Rev. William Schuerman will officiate and burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after 2:00 p.m. Sunday and after 2:00 p.m. on Monday.
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, 7 November 1964
Services set for Mr. Hamblen
EDINBURG — Funeral arrangements are being made with the Mutz Funeral Home for Edward Hamblen, former Edinburg businessman, who died at 6:25 p.m. Friday in the Masonic Home at Franklin. The service will be Tuesday.
Mr. Hamblen had operated the Farmers Supply Company at Edinburg for many years. He and his wife, the former Anna Pritchard, made application for the Masonic Home, however Mrs. Hamblen died while they were waiting to be admitted. Mr. Hamblen entered the Home on September 9, 1957, through Edinburg Lodge 100. He was a member of the Christian Church in Edinburgh.
He is survived by two sons, Guy and Hubert, and three daughters, Ruth Pruitt, Mary Enochs and Doris Carver, all of Indianapolis. Also surviving are several grandchildren.
The funeral will be Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the Mutz funeral home in Edinburg with burial in the Rest Haven Cemetery. Visiting hours will be after 2:00 p.m. Sunday and Monday.
Submitted by Mark Wirey