MILNES, Carolyn (Ford)

Date of birth:  26 December 1888 Pittsville, Johnson County, Missouri
Date of death: 22 Feb 1935 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, 23 February 1935



Funeral Sunday at the St. John
Church––Burial in Rest


EDINBURG, Feb. 23.—Mrs. Caro­lyn Ford Milnes, age 46, died at her home, four miles east of Edinburg, Friday evening at 8 o’clock.

Funeral services will be held Sun­day afternoon at 2 o’clock at the St. John[sic] church. The Rev. Ray Bo­zell will conduct the services. Burial will be made in Rest Haven ceme­tery.

Mrs. Milnes was born Dec. 26, 1888, at Pittsville, Mo., the daugh­ter of Nelson P. and Sarah Anna Clevenger Ford. On Jan. 30, 1908, she was united in marriage to Roy E. Milnes.

To this union three children were born. One son, William Nelson, died March 6, 1917. Surviving are the husband and a son, Arthur, and a daughter, Belva.

Two brothers, Walter Ford, of Tay­lorsville, and Irvin Ford, of Co­lumbus; four sisters, Mrs. Mollie Vaught, of Cleveland, O.; Mrs. Wil­liam McKee, of Edinburgh; Mrs. Allen Perry and Mrs. Ira Neville, of Columbus, also survive.

Source: Franklin Evening Star, February 25, 1935

Milnes Funeral

Services Sunday


EDINBURG, Feb. 25.—Funeral services were conducted Sunday af­ternoon at 2 o’clock at the St. George church for Mrs. Carolyn Ford Mil­nes, 46 years old, who passed away after a short ill­ness. Rev. Ray Bozzell conducted the services. Music was furnished by the St. George male quartet.

The casket was carried by Neil McKee, Bud Dinn, Frest McKee, Lawrence Neville, Roscoe Stilla­bower and Dewey Robertson. The flowers were carried by Janet Brannan, Mrs. Ella Robertson, Nina Dinn, Elsie Milnes, Ivone Neville, Alice McKee, Itha Stillabower, Irva Neville.

Burial was made in Rest Haven cemetery in Edinburg.

Source: Edinburg Courier, 23 February 1935


Mrs. Carolyn Ford Milnes, age 46, wife of Roy E. Milnes, died at her home four miles east of town at 8 p.m. Friday. Funeral rites with the Rev. Ray Bozell officiating will be held from the St. George Lutheran church at 2 p.m. Sunday. Interment, Rest Haven Ceme­tery, Edinburg.

She was born December 26, 1888 in Pittsville, Missouri, the daughter of Nelson and Sarah Ann Ford. She was united in marriage to Roy Milnes Jan. 30, 1908 and three children were born to this union, one child having died in 1917.

The surviving relatives are the mother Sarah Ann Ford; the husband and two children Arthur and Belva at home; two brothers, Walter Ford of Taylorsville and Irwin Ford of Columbus; four sisters, Mrs. Mollie Vaught of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. William McKee of Edinburg, Mrs. Ellen Perry and Mrs. Ira Neville of Columbus.

Source: Edinburg Courier, 25 February 1935


Funeral rites with the Rev. Ray Bozzell officiating were held from the St. George Lutheran church Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Roy Milnes who died at her home east of town Friday. Interment, Rest Haven cemetery, Edinburgh.

The pall bearers were Bud Dinn, Neo McKee, Lawrence Neville, Fresto McKee, Dewey Robertson and Ray Stillabower. Those on the flower committee were Janet Brannan, Mrs. Dewey Robertson, Nina Dinn, Elsa Milnes, Ivone Neville, Alice McKee, Itha Stillabower and Irva Neville.

The male Quartette of the St. George church furnished special music for the service.

Submitted by Mark Wirey