Date of birth: 6 Oct 1881, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 19 Jul 1965, Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, July 20, 1965
Elesta Milnes dies; former Edinburg woman EDINBURG — Mrs. Elesta Milnes, 83, former Edinburg resident, died Monday at 11 a.m. at the home of her daughter near Brownsburg. The funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Mutz Funeral Home. Rev. Ray Bozell will officiate. Burial will be made in Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Surviving with the husband are five children, Darrell D. Milnes Sr. of Columbus, Mrs. Lelan Fallis of Morris- town, Orval of Edinburg, Mrs. Elsie Stillabower of Shelbyville and Mrs. Goldie Gosch of Brownsburg. One son died in infancy. Three sisters, Mrs. Florence Waltz of Hope, Mrs. Lillie Long of near Franklin and Mrs. Annie Dinn of Edinburg, and one brother, John Bisel of Edinburg, remain. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, five foster grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Milnes was born in Johnson County Oct. 6, 1881. She was married to Alvin Milnes on August 21, 1902.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey