Funeral services for Albert E. Swope, 84, a Southern Indiana civic and church leader and an insurance
agent and executive for many years who died at Saturday (17 Sep 1955) at his home at 418 West Fourth street, Mt. Vernon will be conducted Tuesday morning.
Rev. Glen Kaetzel, minister of McCutchanvilleMethodistChurch, will conduct the service at Tuesday at the Robert Greek Mortuary
chapel in Evansville where the body now lies in state. Burial will be in McCutchanvilleMethodistChurch cemetery.
Mr. Swope is survived by his wife, Esther D., Mt. Vernon; five
daughters, Mrs. Clarence Cooksey, Mrs. Elnora Frances, Mrs. James Riggs and
Mrs. James McCutchan all of Evansville, and Mrs. Guy
German, College Park Ga; a stepson, Robert T. Goebel,
Midland, Tex; 21 grandsons, eight granddaughters and 35 great grandchildren.
An only son, Ralph, died in 1948 and a daughter, Mrs. Mary Henry,
died in 1952.
The deceased had had a varied and active career. As a young
man he served in every capacity in the Evansville post office except that of postmaster.
He was for nine years assessor of Vanderburgh county.
As a resident of
MmcCutchanville he organized the Old Hickory camp and
in 1892, organized White Oak camp, No. 26, Indiana Woodmen of the World,
serving as the secretary for many years. He was a member of Woodmen of
the World for 62 years. - article not complete.