MILNES, Carolyn (Ford)

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

Franklin Evening Star, 23 February 1935

MRS. ROY MILNES, 46, DIES NEAR EDINBURG
Funeral Sunday at the St. John Church  Burial in Rest Haven
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 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, Oh.; Mrs. William McKee,
of Edinburgh; Mrs. Allen Perry and Mrs. Ira Neville, of Columbus, also
survive.

Edinburg Courier, 23 February 1935
MRS. ROY MILNES DIED EAST OF TOWN FRIDAY P.M.
      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 Vaugh
of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. William McKee of Edinburg, Mrs. Ellen Perry and
Mrs. Ira Neville of Columbus.principes. Pro ea elitr iriure equidem.

Edinburg Courier, 25 February 1935
MILNES FUNERAL RITES HELD SUNDAY AFTERNOON
      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, Lasrence 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 E. Wirey