Survivors are the wife, Effie; the following children, Leo Fouts, Young America, Mrs. Louise Dearing, Kokomo; John, Buck Creek; Dorsey, Kokomo; Clifford, Arthur, Mary, Noah and Richard Fouts at home. Three grandchildren and the following sisters and brothers also survive. Chauncey Fouts, Clymers; Clifford, Denver; Mrs. Edith Butz, Indianapolis; Mrs. Mabel Nelson, Young America; Mrs. Blanche Peters, Deer Creek.
The body will be taken to the residence Saturday morning from the Leiter Funeral Home. The Reverend Sherman Simons, pastor of the Center United Brethren Church, will officiate at final rites. Burial will be in the Center Cemetery. Cass County IN Pioneer Cemetery Restoration Project
FROM THE FLORA PAPER (FRIDAY, NOV. 12, 1948)
MRS. DELIA MCBRIDE
Galveston, Ind., Nov. 11 (Tribune Area Special) Mrs. Delia McBride, 84, widow of Dow McBride, died at 2:00 Thursday afternoon in St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo. She had been a patient in the hospital one week and Monday submitted to major surgery. Mrs. McBride was born October 10, 1864, in Ervin Township, Howard County, daughter of Elias N. and Amanda (Prather) Hyatt. She lived in Ervin Township until her marriage to Mr. McBride in 1886. Since then she had lived on a farm, five and one half miles northwest of Galveston. She had been a member of the Upper Deer Creek Congregational Christian Church since girlhood and was always an active worker. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mabel McManama, of Waynesdale, Ind., and Mrs. Lucille Weese, who lived with her mother; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren; half sister, Mrs. Robert Gordon of Midland, Mich., and one stepson, Ed Alexander of Ervin Township. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 Sunday afternoon at the Upper Deer Creek Church, with the Rev. Everett Nixon in charge. Burial will be in Center Cemetery. The body is at the John Thomas Funeral Home where friends may call from 11:00 Saturday morning until the time of services.
DEATH CLAIMS JOHN LENON (1944)
FORMER DEER CREEK TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE EXPIRES AT HOME IN YOUNG AMERICA
John Lenon, 77, well known carpenter and former Deer Creek township trustee, passed away at 7:30 Monday morning at his home in Young America. Death followed an illness of several months.
Mr. Lenon was born in Cass County and spent most of his life in Young America. He has been blind during the past four years.
His wife, the former Emma Plank, died on Nov. 9, 1940, and a daughter and two sons also preceded him in death. Several nieces and nephews survive.
The body is at the John Thomas funeral home in Galveston, where friends may call after 1:00 Tuesday.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 Wednesday afternoon at the funeral home, Rev. Harry Rea of Young America in charge. Burial will be made in the Center Cemetery.
FROM THE FLORA PAPER
YOUNG AMERICA RESIDENT DIES MRS. JOHN LENON, 73, SUCCUMBS AT FAMILY HOME AFTER SHORT ILLNESS
YOUNG AMERICA, IND., -- Nov. 8.--Mrs. Emmaline Hannah Lenon, 73, wife of John Lenon, passed away at 5:30 this morning at the family home in Young America following an illness of three weeks.
Born on May 30, 1868 in Indiana, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elias Plank. Mr. and Mrs. Lenon celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary on October 6, 1940. She was a member of the Baptist Church here.
Surviving besides the husband, a former Deer Creek Township trustee, are three sisters, Mrs. Josie Hess of New Castle, Mrs. Jeanette Gardner of Kokomo, and Mrs. Laura DeHaven of Logansport, two half-sisters, Mrs. Martha Harness of Logansport and Mrs. Arda Garver of Mexico; a half-brother, Jacob Plank of Oregon; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 Sunday afternoon at the residence.
Burial is to be made in the Center Cemetery. The body will be returned from the John Thomas Funeral home to the residence Saturday.
RITES SET FOR GISH INFANT
SERVICES WILL BE SUNDAY FOR LINDA MAURINE, EIGHT-MONTH OLD DAUGHTER OF MR. AND MRS. GILBERT GISH
YOUNG AMERICA, IND.--Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the Young America Baptist Church for Linda Maurine Gish, eight-month-old daughter of Gilbert and Lucille (Shaw) Gish, who died at the parent's home in Young America at 11:00 p.m. Thursday.
The baby girl had been ill but had apparently improved a few days before her death. She was born April 25, 1947.
The body will be taken from the Thomas Funeral Home in Galveston to the residence in Young America at 2:00 Saturday afternoon. The Reverend Harry Rea will be in charge of services Sunday, and burial will be in the Center Cemetery.
Surviving besides the parents are two brothers, James Griffin and Gerald Lee, and one sister, Mary Lynn; the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Gish, of Walton route one, and Mr. and Mrs. George Shaw, of Delphi, route one; two great-grandmothers, Mrs. Emma Gish and Mrs. Caroline Kay, both of Walton, route one. (Sat. Evening., Jan. 3, 1948)
WIKLE RITES TO BE SUNDAY
FRIDAY EVENING, OCT. 17, 1947
SERVICES FOR WAR VETERAN TO BE HELD AT CENTER UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH
Funeral Rites for John M. Wikle, 52 of Galveston Route 2, who died Friday at Memorial Hospital, will be conducted at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Center U.B. Church. Burial will be in the Center Cemetery, with the American Legion Post of Flora in charge.
The deceased, a veteran of the first World War, was wounded and gassed in the Battle of Argonne while a member of the 26th Infantry. He was a member of the Young America Christian Church and Flora Legion Post.
A native of Young America, he was born July 4, 1895, to Reed and Emma Cripe Wikle. Survivors are the widow, the former Eva Lenon, to whom he was married Aug. 21, 1921 and a son, Phillip.
The body was to be returned to the residence Saturday morning from the Carter Funeral Home.
William Hays married Margaret (Maggie) Marie Jones (b 1847 d.1873, dau of Thomas Jones and Nancy Price Jones from Delphi, Carroll Co, Indiana on 4-4-1871. Margaret and William had a daughter named Isola May Hays (b.7-15-1872 d.10-9-1872). Maggie and Isola are both buried is Center UB Cemetery in Cass Co. Isola shares a stone with Oliver C Jones brother of Maggie who died in April of 1872.
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