Passes Away At Son's Home In



Well Known Gibson Resident Had

  Gone to Consult Specialist--

     Funeral At White Church

  Thomas J. Spore, of Oakland City,

one of the best known men of Gibson

County, died Tuesday afternoon at

1:20 o'clock at the home of his son,

Arthur Spore, in Indianapolis.  He

had gone there a week ago to consult

a specialist, but while there became

worse and passed away.  Death was due

to asthmatic heart trouble, from

which he had suffered for several


  The body will be brought to Prin-

ceton this evening on the 5:30

train and will be taken to the home

of his brother, William Spore, 504

W. Emerson street.  The funeral will

take place at White Church Thursday

afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. W. P.

Dearing of Oakland City officiating.

The interment will be in the church


  Thomas Spore was born near Owens-

ville 62 years ago, and much of his

life was spent in that part of the

county.  However he had resided in

Oakland City for a number of years.

  He is survived by the widow, one

son, Arthur of Indianapolis, and a

daughter Mrs. Frank Eskew of Oak-

land City, also by two brothers,

William of this city and A. J.

Spore of Owensville, the latter

his twin brother, and one sister,

Mrs. Dan Kendle of Princeton.  Mr.

Spore had been a member of the Gen-

eral Baptist church practically all

his life.  He was a good man, es-

teemed and liked by all who knew

him, and his acquaintance was ex-

tensive throughout the county.  The

family have the sympathy of all in

their bereavement.

(Princeton Clarion News,

  Wed. July 21, 1915)