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April 18 1957

Daniel Lee Sherretz, 7 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Merle C. Sherretz, Blackford road, R. R. 2, Mt. Vernon, and a pupil in Farmersville school, died at 1:30 p.m. yesterday in Welborn Memorial Baptist Hospital in Evansville.  


The little boy had undergone surgery Tuesday for a cerebral tumor.  He was seriously ill for two weeks prior to his entrance of the hospital.


The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 o'clock this evening.  Rev. Temas Taylor, pastor of Mt. Vernon General Baptist Church will conduct the funeral service at 2 p.m. Saturday at Weisinger chapel.  Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery.


Surviving in addition to the parents, are a 4 year old sister, Patricia Ann; a five-months-old brother, Allen Dale; the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sheretz, Mt. Vernon and the maternal grandmother Mrs. Frances Bridges, Mt. Vernon.  


The mother of the deceased child is the former Lillian Bridges.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers