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SEP 27 1956

Mrs Katherine Smith Stinnett, 5729 E. New York street, Indianapolis, wife of Louis B. Stinnett, died last night in the Hoosier capital city after illness of several weeks.


Both Mr. and Mrs. Stinnett formerly resided in Mt. Vernon.  Mr. Stinnett was a Posey county and Mt. Vernon school teacher for a number of years.


 The Stinnets left Mt. Vernon in early 1920's and established residence in Chicago where Mr. Stinnett was a grade school principal until his retirement 10 years ago.  Following his retirement they moved to Indianapolis and had resided there since.


The body will be brought to Mt. Vernon for private funeral and burial services.  (Burial was in Bellefontaine Cemetery.)


Surviving, in addition to the husband, are a daughter, Mrs. Elliott W. Schryver, Cronton-on-Hudson, N..Y. two granddaughters, Ann and Ellen Schryver, and two sisters, Miss Mary E. Smith, a retired school teacher, and Mrs. J. R. Kuebler, both of Indianapolis.


Mrs. Stinnett was an aunt of Harold W. Johnson, Mt. Vernon post office clerk and past Eighth district American Legion Commander, whose funeral services were conducted this afternoon.


Originally submitted by Betty Sellers