Thomas Beloat, 91, former Gibson County
sheriff and game warden died at his home, 504 East Water street, Saturday,
night at 8:50 o'clock following an illness of one week.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at at the Colvin & Son chapel, with
Rev. L. A. Harriman, officiating. Burial will be in Mt.Moriah cemetery, west of Ft.Branch.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Grace Frenette
and Mrs. Freda Herrmann at home and Mrs. Edith Duncan, Los Angeles, Calif; one granddaughter, Mrs. Mary Igou, Huntington, West
Virginia and one great grandson, Thomas Igou.
The wife Mary TribleBeloat
passed away in 1938.
Mr. Beloat was born February
6, 1855 near Ft.Branch and resided in Princeton the past fifty years. He served as
sheriff from 1900 to 1904, being elected on the republican ticket. He
served as game warden for 15 years beginning in 1920.
Mr. Beloat was a member of the First
Presbyterian church, a charter member of the Elks, a member of the I.O.O.F. and
The body will be at the Colvin and Son Mortuary where friends may
call Monday afternoon and evening.