Date of birth: 16 Jan 1887 Indiana
Date of death: 15 Oct 1981 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, October 15, 1981
John Hand's Widow Florence Hand Edinburgh FRANKLIN - Florence Hand, 94, of Edinburgh, died at 7:35 a.m. today at Johnson County Hospital here. The widow of John V. Hand, who died Feb. 18, 1975, she was a lifelong resident of Johnson County. Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Michael Welch at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church at Edinburgh, with burial at Rest Haven Cemetery there. Persons may call at Vandivier-Parsley Funeral Home here from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. A scripture service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Hand was born Jan. 16, 1887, the daughter of George and Nette Jenkins DeHart. She was married to Hand at Columbus Aug. 16, 1909. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Annette Lacy of Indian- apolis; a nephew, Raymond Lowes of Franklin, who she raised; a sister, Edell Pritchard of Acton, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the donors' favorite charities.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey