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Terre Haute Tribune, February 26, 1997
HILLSDALE - Joan Milligan Gilbert, 66, of Hillsdale died
11:52 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 1997, in Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She
was born Oct. 28, 1930, in Newport to Lee Pearman and Telsa Crowder
Pearman. Her first husband, Gerald Milligan, died in 1979. Survivors
include her husband, Bill Gilbert; one son, Robert Davis; one daughter,
Dianna Bond; two stepsons, Bill Gilbert Jr. and Dean Gilbert; one
sister, Madge Hathaway; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and
several nieces and nephews. Services are 2 p.m. Thursday in DeVerter
Brothers Funeral Home in Cayuga, with the Rev. Wendell Adams
officiating. Burial is in Thomas Cemetery in Newport. Visitation is 4
to 8 p.m. today.
Source: obituary in a scrapbook from a collection of Fauniel Hershberger's typed by Walt W dated 1963.
Howard Chapel Community — Miss Florence Victoria
Gilmore, age 81, a native and almost life-resident of Highland Twp.,
Vermillion County, Ind., died at 9:40 a. m. Monday, May 6, at the
Rudisill Nursing Home in Covington where she had been a patient since
Dec. 27, 1962. She had been in ill health for six months. Miss Gilmore
was born Sept. 19, 1881 in Highland Twp., Vermillion County, the
daughter of Emory H. and Nancy A. Hughes Gilmore. She had never married
and she was the last of a family of six. She was a member of the First
Church of Christ of Covington, Perrysville Chapter 302, Order of
Eastern Star, and the Jessamine Club of Perrysville. She had served as
secretary of the Eastern Star Chapter for more than 30 years. All of
her life, with the exception of two or three years in Iowa, had been
spent in Highland Twp. The body is at the Bodine & Shelby
Funeral Home where friends may call. Funeral services will be held at
the funeral home at 2 p.m. Thursday. Roger James, pastor of the First
Church of Christ, Covington, will officiate and burial will be in Mt.
Hope Cemetery, Covington.
Frank J. Ginn, 80, of 608 Binford St., was fatally stricken in the 500 block of East Market Street Monday afternoon. The fire department resuscitator squad was called, but he could not be revived.
A son of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Ginn, he was born May 22, 1886 near Clinton. He was married three times. His first two wives, Jessie Mae Collings and Sarah Berry, are deceased. He was married in 1934 to Ann Gertrude Miller, who survives.
They lived the last 20 years in Crawfordsville. Mr. Ginn was employed by the T.C. & L. Trucking Co. here and later was a salesman first for the Harold Gray Agricultural Co. and then for the DeKalb Agricultural Assn., retiring in 1956. He was a school crossing guard three years at Market Street and Parke Avenue.
Surviving besides his wife are a son, David L. of this city; four daughters, Mrs. Roy Blaydes of Danville, Ind., Mrs. Joe Kendall of Montoursville, Pa., Mrs. Herman Peek of Edwardsville, Ill., and Mrs. Woody Taylor of Indianapolis; a brother, Allen Ginn of Torrance, Calif., and nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A brother, sister and grandson preceded Mr. Ginn in death.
The body is at Bright Funeral Home, where funeral arrangements are pending. Cindy Taylor-Matuse
The Daily Clintonian, April 8, 1981
Blanche Goforth of Dana Dies - Blanche Goforth, 71, of Route 2, Dana, died at 3:30 a.m. Today in Vermillion County Hospital. She was born on September 14, 1909, in Indiana. She was a member of the Bono United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women's Society, Rebekah Lodge, and Happy Homemaker's extension club.
Surviving are her husband, Ed; one daughter, Joann McCullough of Indianapolis; one son, Ronnie Saxton of Terre Haute; several grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Wright of Clinton, and one brother, Lester Botner of Clinton.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Overpeck Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Harden officiating. Burial will be in Bono cemetery. Terre Haute Tribune Star April 10, 1981
Blanche Goforth - Services for Blanche Goforth, 71 of Route 2, Dana, who died Wednesday, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday at Overpeck Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Harden officiating. Burial will be in Bono cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today.Carolyn Schwab
Newport Hoosier State, Wednesday, February 4, 1880
Mrs. LIZZIE GOOD, nee STEINBAUGH, who formerly lived with Mr. SETH KNIGHT, of this place, died at Rockville on the 24th of last month.Estella Cox
Terre Haute Tribune, Feburary 2, 1961
CLINTON, IND., - Services for Joseph Gormey,
old, of 1213 Aloha Lane, Clearwater, Fla., who died Tuesday there, will
be at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the First Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. He was a member of Post
No. 275 of the American Legion at Dunedien, Fla., and the First
Christian Church of Clearwater. Surviving are the widow, Creloa L.,
formerly Mrs. Rolland Hayes of Clinton; five brothers, Adam, Andrew and
Benjamin Gormey, all of Freeport, Tex.; Alfred and Lynn Gormey, both of
Placios, Tex.; and four sisters, Mmes Eva West and Pearl Wiley, both of
Placios; Grace Guidry of Baycliff, Tex., and Anna Rost of Houston, Tex.
The body will arrive here Saturday morning.
Source: obituary in a scrapbook from a collection of Fauniel Hershberger's typed by Walt W dated 1963
Roy Leslie Gouty, age 70, 422 Second St., a life resident of the Covington vicinity, died suddenly and unexpectedly at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Danville, Ill., where he had been admitted two minutes earlier. Death was attributed to a heart attack. Two years ago Mr. Gouty had suffered his first heart attack. He was born in Vermillion County, Ind., Aug. 7, 1892, the son of Joseph and Luella Hartman Gouly. He had been employed at and operated a restaurant in Covington for about three years. Recently he had been employed at Crains Plumbing & Heating firm until ill health forced him to retire. He was married July 14, 1915 to Mabel Strawser, who survives. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are: one daughter, Mrs. Eileen Poll of Covington Rt. 2; two grandsons, Duane and David Poll; and two sisters, Miss Inez Gouty of Covington Rt. 2 and Mrs. Ida Saltsgaver of Hillsboro. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. The body is at the Hegg Funeral Home where friends may call after 7 o'clock tonight, July 17. He will be taken to the Benson Chapel Methodist Church at 1 p.m. Friday where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. The Rev. Bill Moon will officiate and burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.Submitted by: Karen Zach
Source: obituary in a scrapbook from a collection of Fauniel Hershberger's typed by Walt W dated 1957
Vernon (Jack) Gouty, 71, life resident of Covington and community, died at 7:30 a. m., Saturday, May 11, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Danville, where he had been a patient for 17 days. He had been in ill health for 5 years and seriously ill the past month. He was born April 15, 1886, in Highland Township, Vermillion County, to Daniel and Louella Sparks Gouty. He was married to Marie Martin on Jan. 27, 1929, and she survives. He was a member of the State Line Methodist Church. Surviving, in addition to the wife, are two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Schlensker of Danville and Mrs. Mary Stump of Valparaiso, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister. Funeral services were held Monday, May 13, at the Bodine & Shelby Funeral Home at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. Glenn Ray and the Rev. C. R. Tallman officiated and burial was in Lower Mound Cemetery.
Submitted by: Cindy
CLINTON, Ind., (Special) - Services for Mrs. Vira Graves, 73,
formerly of Clinton, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Frist Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Helts Prairie Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday evening.
The Daily Clintonian, Monday, February 25, 1952, p1
FRANK GREULICH Dies Saturday at Clinton Hospital
Mr. Greulich, who was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Clinton, was also formerly a member of the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by the widow, Gertrude; one son, Frank L. Greulich of Clinton; 2 daughters, Mrs. Ruth Gaboney of Crown Point, IN, and Miss Lena Greulich of Clinton; and 2 grandchildren.
The body was taken to the Frist Funeral Home where services will be held at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow. Rev. R.C. Linberg will officiate and burial will be made in Roselawn Memorial Park.Carolyn Schwab
The Daily Clintonian Friday, October 6, 1967, p1
EUGENE GROVES, 85, of Denver, CO, formerly of Dana, died Wednesday at Denver. He was a member of the Arropaho Masonic Lodge No. 130, Eljebel Shrine, and the Colorado Consistory No. 1.
Surviving are two brothers, James Groves of Chicago, and Wayne Groves of North Carolina.
The body will be returned to the Kersey-Overpeck Funeral Home in Dana where friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be held at 10 a..m. Monday at Bales Cemetery.Carolyn Schwab
The Daily Clintonian Thursday, November 21, 1968, page 1
Mrs. CECIL O. GROVES, 72, of Clinton Route 3, died at the Vermillion County Hospital at 3:40 a.m. today following an extended illness.
Mrs. Groves was born April 2, 1896, in Green County, but had lived most of her lifetime in this area. The daughter of Wesley and Laura Carter Weaver, she was a member of the State Line Christian Church and her husband, William Groves, preceded her in death June 14, 1954.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Josephine) Robertson of Clinton, Route 2; 3 sons, Manford Groves of Sylmar, CA; Raymond Groves of Garden City, MI; and Robert Groves of Clinton Route 3; 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Ora Weaver of Rockville; Elza Weaver of Ventura, CA; and Clovis Weaver of St. Bernice; and a sister, Mrs. Rosie Vestal of Clinton, Route 3.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Frist Funeral Home with Rev. Leverett Hamrick officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Friends may call Friday afternoon for visitation.Estella Cox
Terre Haute Tribune, March 10, 1995
CLINTON, -- George E. Guinn, 81, of Clinton, died at 1:50 a.m. Thursday, March 9, 1995, in Vermillion County Hospital. He was born Sept. 15, 1913, Mecca to Richard VonCleve Guinn and Elizabeth West Guinn. Survivors include his wife, Hester Hayes Guinn; three sons, Rev. Gale Guinn, Rev. Wayne Guinn, and Richard Guinn; one daughter, Marilyn Ford; one stepdaughter, Irma Cavaletto; one brother, Harry Guinn; 12 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday in First Funeral Home, with the Revs. Gale Guinn and Wayne Guinn officiating. Burial is in Roselawn Memorial Park at North Terre Haute. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today.
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