George D. (Doc) Ludlow, 46, a well known lifelong resident of
the Grafton-Savah vicinity, died at Sunday (3 Nov 1957) at the L & R Nursing Home in New Harmony which he entered from his home in West Lynntownship 10
The Lynn township school bus contractor, small farmer and trucker had been
bedfast for two years, ill of multiple sclerosis. A heart condition was
the immediate cause of death.
During Mr. Ludlow's illness his wife,
the former Doris Lyke who was deputy Posey county
treasurer during most of the tenure of her father, Walter Lyke,
as treasurer from 1940 to 1944 drove the school bus under her husband's
The body is at The Short Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon where friends may call after Tuesday .
The funeral service will be conducted in Short chapel at Wednesday. Burial will be in Beech
Grove cemetery in West
Lynntownship and Mt.Vernon lodge, No. 49, Independent Order of Odd
Fellows, of which the deceased was a member, will conduct graveside tires.
Rev. Roger L. Henson, St. Louis, former pastor of Bethesda GeneralBaptistChurch at Savah will be
the officiating clergyman.
The deceased, whose aged parents, Luther Ludlow and Flossie
Williams Ludlow, reside at Grafton, was of pioneer local ancestry.
Surviving, in addition to the wife and parents, are four sisters,
Mrs. Howard Van Bushkirk, Jacksonville, Fla, Mrs William Gibson, Red
Bluff, Calif; Mrs. James Allen, Imperial, Calif; and Mrs. William Hinderliter,
R.R. 4, Mt. Vernon and two brothers, Spencer, Miami, Fla. and Myron, Bell