Champaign County Obituaries T
TAYLOR -- ST. PARIS NEWS-DISPATCH, Thurs. 22 April 1937
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon for Wilbur J. TAYLOR , 35, who passed away Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John TAYLOR , south of St. Paris. His death was attributed to heart trouble, having been in failing health for two years.
Mr. TAYLOR had lived in Troy most of his life, but had lived with his parents, the past years. He taught school at Lostcreek fifteen years ago and later was employed at the Waco Aircraft plant in Troy. He was a native of St. Paris and was graduated from Wittenberg College, Springfield. He also at one time was a member of Troy baseball teams working as a pitcher. He was a member also of the St. Paris Baptist Church.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his widow, Mrs. Minnie TAYLOR , and two sisters, Mrs. Howard MYERS, Troy, and Mrs. Elwood WILGUS, Bellevue. He was a brother to Lawrence TAYLOR who preceded him in death eighteen months ago.
Funeral services were held at the Frank and Barger funeral home, the Rev. A. O. LONG, pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment was made in Evergreen Cemetery.
TERRELL -- The Independent, Attica, Harper County, Kansas,
Thursday, 28 August 1913
A. Terrell Dead - One week ago yesterday morning, the writer walked down the street with Mr. A. Terrell, form his home to his place of business. He spoke of feeling so well and expressed his sympathy for Mrs. Harding, after inquiring as to her condition. He spoke of how he enjoyed his recent visit to his boyhood home in Ohio and to the home of his daughter in Kansas City and told of his plans for a trip to California later in the season. Ever cheerful, on this morning he seemed more cheerful than usual.
At about 1:00 he was stricken with the heat, after having assisted in loading some lumber in the yard and was born to his home in an unconscious condition. Dr. Hays was summoned and all that medical skill and the ministration of loving hands could do, was done to relieve his suffering, but to no avail, and at 5 o'clock Friday morning he passed to the great beyond.
Mr. Terrell was one of Attica's most public spirited citizens, ever foremost in any enterprise for the betterment of the town and community. He was prominent in politics and served one term on the board of county commissioners of this county. He was a member of the G. A. R. and one of the oldest members of the Attica Masonic lodge. He will be greatly missed by the entire community.
OBITUARY. Alexander W. Terrell was born in Adams township Champaign County, Ohio, May 3d, 1846. Departed this life at his home in Attica, Kansas August 22d, 1913, aged 67 years, 3 months, 19 days.
He was married to Eliza Ann Moore July 9th, 1864. To this union twelve children were born, five of whom survive the father, and the mother who passed on less than a year ago: O. C. Terrell, C. D. Terrell, Mrs. Ethel Meyer and Miss Addie Terrell live in Attica. Mrs. Isora Gulke living in Kansas City.
Mr. Terrell with his family moved from Ohio to Kansas twenty nine years ago and settled on a farm two miles north-east of this city. Here he lived until about eight years ago, when he moved to Attica, where he has since made his home. With his sons he as actively engaged in business and his extensive interests made him well known to all in this community.
During the Civil war he served his country for over three years, and was wounded at the battle of Gettysburg. He enlisted when fifteen years old in the 42d Ohio Inft. which was Gen. Garfield's old regiment.
In early life he united with the Presbyterian Church, and for a number of years served prominently in the work of that church.
As a man he was loyal to the best interests of his country and to the community in which he lived. As a father and husband he was beloved by his family, who in their sad and sudden bereavement have the sympathy of their many friends.
The body lay in state at the family residence from ten to three o'clock Sunday and was viewed by a large number of friends. The funeral was in charge of Attica Lodge No. 262, A. F. and A. M. of which the deceased was a member. Rev. W. B. Enos, assisted by Rev. M. C. Pasley conducted the religious services at the M. E. church at 3 o'clock, after which the remains were laid to rest with Masonic honors in the Attica cemetery. About fifty of the Masonic brethren participated in the last sad rites at the cemetery.
TERRELL -- The Independent, Attica, Harper County, Kansas,
Thursday, 19 December 1912
Death of Mrs. A. Terrell. After a lingering illness covering many months, Mrs. A. Terrell died on Thursday, Dec. 12th, at Geuda Springs, where she had been taken for medical treatment.
The remains were shipped to Attica, arriving here Friday night, in charge of the sorrowing husband and eldest son. The body lay in state Saturday at the family home, where it was viewed by a host of friends.
The funeral services were held at the U. B. church at 2 p.m. Sunday. Rev. W. B. Enos preached a short sermon, after which Welcome Chapter No. 203, O. E. S., of which the deceased was an honored and loved member, took charge of the ceremony, and the body was laid to rest in the Attica cemetery with the honors due a member of this order. The pall bearers were also brothers of the Eastern Star. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful, and the church was filled with those who had come to pay their last respects to one whom all loved and respected.
Eliza Ann Moore was born in Westville, Ohio, on the 27th day of October,
1846, and departed this life Dec. 12, 1912, aged 66 years, 1 month and 15
She was married to Alexander Terrell on July 9, 1864, and united with the M. E. church in Westville, when 15 years of age, and was a true Christian, a good wife and mother, loved alike by her family and friends. She leaves to mourn her death, her husband, two sons, C. D. and O. C. Terrell, three daughters, Mrs. W. H. Meyer, Miss Addie Terrell of Attica, and Mrs. Gus Gaulke of Kansas City, a brother, J. A. Moore of this place, and a sister, Mrs. William Snapp of Kansas City.
TOWLER -- ST. PARIS NEWS-DISPATCH, Thurs. 7 Oct 1926, pg 1
Robert TOWLER died at his home near Terre Haute early Saturday morning. Mr. TOWLER was past 76 years of age. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charles WEAVER, and Mrs. W. E. GRAVES of Terre Haute.
Funeral services were held at 1:30 Monday afternoon from the Terre Haute church and burial was made in Terre Haute cemetery by L.K. Jones, undertaker.
TUCKER -- The Muncie Morning Star, Muncie, Delaware Co., Indiana,
7 Sep 1917:
SHEIDLER MAN SUCCUMBS
Robert C. TUCKER, 72 years old, a veteran of the civil war and a well known man in the northern part of the county, passed away last night at 10 o'clock at his home in Shideler. Mr. Tucker was a member of Company B, Sixty-sixth Ohio Regiment. He is survived by the widow, two daughters, Mrs. A. V. (sic - should be "A. B.") Manor and Mrs. J. A. Muntrode (sic - should be "Wintrode") of Cleveland; one stepson and six grandchildren. The body will be taken to Cocord, O. for burial.
NOTES: Robert Charles TUCKER was born 16 Nov 1843 in Champaign Co., OH, and moved to Indiana in 1898 - d 6 Sep 1917 in Shidler, Delaware Co., IN - buried next to his first wife, Lucy Ann McInturff (1853-1876), d/o Frederick McINTURFF & Elenor BRYANT, in Concord Church Cemetery, Concord Twp., Champaign Co., OH - Lucy's parents and dozens of her McINTURFF relatives are also buried in the Concord Chuch Cemetery.