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SALEE

Cornelius Jesse Salee - Born April 23, 1915 in Stoy, IL - Died April 16, 2007 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were Jesse J and Ellen S (Simpson) Salee  Survived by daughters, Judith E Jefferson and Evelyn M Amolsch; sons, Donald W and Ronald D; sisters, Amanda Kelley and Minnie Salee.  Preceded in death by wife, Dorothy M Salee in 2001.  Services at Day Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. - The Herald-Times, Bloomington, IN - Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Dorothy Marie Salee - Born December 8, 1915 in Bloomington, IN  Died January 21, 2001 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were Stewart P and Edith Marie (Harris) Baldridge  Survived by husband, Cornelius J; daughters, Judith Jefferson, Evelyn M Amolsch; sons, Donald W and Ronald D Salee.  Preceded in death by her sister, Martha M Shields and brother, Harold Baldridge.  Services at Day Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Scott Salee and Gloria Nelson conducting the service. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. - The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN - Monday January 22, 2001 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Mrs. Ellen Sarilda Salee  - Born November 20, 1892 in Lebanon, KY  Died July 31, 1969 in Monroe Co., IN  Survived by daughters, Minnie M. Salee and Mrs. Richard (Amanda) Kelley; son, Cornelius J Salee and sister, Jane Salee  Preceded in death by her husband, Jesse J; son, Clyde Joseph and daughter, Isabelle Melzee Salee.  Services at Allen Colonial Chapel with burial in Valhalla Memory Gardens. - Bloomington Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Friday August 1, 1969 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Jesse James Salee - Born June 11, 1890 in IL  Died August 15, 1961 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Joseph F and Amanda (Tucker) Salee  Survived by wife, Ellen; daughters, Mrs Amanda Kelley and Minnie Salee; son, C J Salee and a sister Mrs. G. V. Wade.  Preceded in death by infant son Joseph Clyde and infant daughter Isabelle Melzee Salee.  Services at Greene and Harrell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in Valhalla Memory Gardens. - Daily Herald Telephone Bloomington, IN - Tuesday August 15, 1961 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SALLEE

Emma L Sallee  - Born July 28, 1922 in Spencer Co., IN  Died May 24, 1992 in Bloomington, IN  Parents Roy and Viccie Bays  Survived by husband, Kenneth L Sallee; son, Charly Hoene; daughters, Donna Haeffner, Betty Sawyer and Rosemary Tow; brothers Arthur and R. C. Bays and sister, Adeline Graham.  Services at Calvary Apostolic Church and burial at Valhalla Memory Gardens. - The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN  Tuesday May 26, 1992 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SCALES

John Scales, 73, retired farmer and timber buyer, died at 10:55 p.m. Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Rose Baxter, ten miles southeast of Bloomington.  Death was caused by dropsy.  Mr. Scales is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Rose Baxter, and Mrs. Lillie Holler of Martinsville; four sons, Thomas, William, Fred and Shirley Scales of Monroe county.  He was a member of the Hindustan Church, where the funeral will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. Orly Bailes, with burial in the Hindustan cemetery. – Bloomington Evening World, 25 November 1929, Page 1, Column 3

SCHUCK

Houston, Texas, - Helen Huff Schuck, 994, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Bloomington, died March 24 in Houston.  Born January 10, 1903 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Thomas and Ada (Hines) Huff.  She had worked as an insurance adjuster in Houston and in the Los Angeles area.  Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Russell James “Jim” Schuck and Janet Schuck; four grandchildren, Michael Schuck, Kathy Schuck, J. D. Schuck and D. J. Schuck; and four great-grandchildren.  All live in the Houston area.  Memorial services were conducted March 27 at the Church of the Ascension in Houston.  Waltrip Funeral Directors in Houston was in charge of arrangements.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Houston Hospice, 881 Gaylord, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77024. – The Herald-Times, Friday, 11 April 1997 – shared by Dorothy Hamm

SEIFERT

Ralph Louis Edwin Seifert Sr. - Born February 4, 1914 in Mt. Vernon, IN  Died April 23, 1987 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Daniel and Elfrieda (Ehrhardt) Siefert.  Survived by wife, Catherine (Dyer) Siefert and son Ralph L Siefert Jr.  - The Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Friday April 24, 1987 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SELL

Pauline M. "Polly" Sell - Born June 7, 1915 in Huntington, IN - Died Sep. 2, 1999 in Bloomington, IN - Parents were Leora M and Margaret (Widner) Heiney.  Survived by daughter Janne Butcher and son, Frederick Lee Sell.  Preceded in death by her husband, Ernest E Sell; sisters, Opal Shroyer and Mary Tumbleson and brothers, Donald, Emmett and Wesley Heiny.  Services at Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles, MI with burial at Silverbrook Abbey at Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.  - Sunday Herald-Times, Bloomington, IN,  05 Sep 1999 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SHANK

Marion L Shank - Born February 3, 1920 in Denver, CO - Died August 16, 1988 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Winfred L and Pruda (Thompson) Prouty  Survived by husband, Kennon H Shank; daughters, Pruda Trujillo; Donna Lobdell and Kenda Jochim; sisters, Janet Vail and Dorothy Prouty.  Preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Herbert and Lawrence.  Services at St. Mark's United Methodist Church. - The Herald Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Thursday, August 18, 1988 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SHARP

Earl "Pete" Sharp - Age 70, born in Ellettsville, IN - Died April 23, 1951 in Bloomington, IN - Parents were Francis M and Lyeia Sharp.  Survived by sister, Mrs. S Martin and brother Ralph Sharp.  Services at Bratton Funeral Home in Ellettsville with burial in Ellettsville Presbyterian Cemetery. - Daily Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Monday, April 23, 1951, shared by Judy Jefferson

 SHELTON

Mary Elizabeth Shelton - Born July 9, 1871 in Martin Co., IN - Died May 6, 1954 in Monroe Co., IN  Survived by sons, Emmett, Ray and Munson; daughters Mrs. Ina Collins and Mrs. Nellie Flynn.  Services at Hobbleville Methodist Church with burial in Carmichael Cemetery. - Daily Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN – Thursday, May 6, 1954

SHIELDS

Benjamin Warner Shields - Born January 14, 1885 in OH  Died February 12, 1968 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were William and Sarah (Poling) Shields.  Survived by daughters, Mrs. Helen Hacker, Mrs. Beatrice Dover and Mrs. Evelyn Branham; sons, Clarence, Earl and Bennie Shields.  Services at the Day Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Unionville Cemetery. - Bloomington Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Tuesday  February 13, 1968 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Bertha A Shields - Born February 15, 1884 in Monroe Co., IN - Died July 14, 1961 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were James S and Sophonia (Poling) Hyde.  Survived by her husband, Benjamin; daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Dover, Mrs. Milton Brown and Mrs. Helen Hacker; sons, Clarence, Earl and Benjamin Shields and brothers Luther and Earl Hyde.  Services at Day Funeral Home. - Daily Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Friday July 14, 1961 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Clarence Fredric Shields - Born November 23, 1912 in Bloomington, IN  - Died August 20, 1980  in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Benjamin and Bertha (Hyde) Shields.  Survived by wife, Martha M. (Baldridge); brothers, Earl and Bennie and sisters, Mrs. Bea Dover, Mrs. Evelyn Branham and Mrs. Helen Hacker.  Services at Day Mortuary Chapel with burial in Old Unionville Cemetery. - Bloomington Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN - Thursday August 21, 1980

Martha May Shields - Born September 18, 1919 in Bloomington, IN - Died May 6, 1989 in Bloomington, IN - Parents were Stewart P and Edith M (Harris) Baldridge - Survived by a sister, Dorothy M Salee.  Preceded in death by her husband, Clarence F and a brother, Harold Baldridge. Services at Day Mortuary with burial in Old Unionville Cemetery. - The Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Saturday May 6, 1898 – shared by Judy Jefferson

William Taylor Shields  -  Age 88, born in Monroe Co., IN.  - Died February 21, 1935 in Bloomington, IN  Survived by wife, Mrs. Amanda Shields; children, Miss Ida Shields, Mrs. James Chestnut, Mrs. Bryant Freeman, Mrs. Joseph Hanson, Mrs. Isaac Butcher, William A Shields, Ora Shields and Charles Shields; sister, Mrs. Belle Hall and brother John Shields. Services in Knight Ridge church with burial in adjoining cemetery  - Bloomington Daily Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Friday, February 22, 1935 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SHIGLEY

Alma Shigley - Born January 24, 1910 in Alabama. - Died June 20, 1997 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were James J and Mary Jane (Davison) Lambert.  Survived by daughter, Charlotte Dixon and sister, Mary Harper.  Preceded in death by husband, George Shigley, brothers, Howard M and Clayton and sisters, Ida May Lackey and Rosie Rodgers.  Graveside services at Clear Creek Cemetery - Sunday Herald-Times, Bloomington, IN, June 22, 1997 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SINEX

Roxie F Sinex - Born May 24, 1896 in Monroe Co., IN  Died April 4, 1987 in Cortez, CO  Parents were Frank and Mae Burks.  Survived by grandchildren, Margaret Meeks and Gary D Coan.  Preceded in death by daughter, Emma Mae Coan.  Graveside services at Valhalla Memory Gardens. - The Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Friday April 24, 1987 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SLUSS

Mrs. Lena Olive Sluss, age 51, born in Owen Co., IN - died  October 21, 1945 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Mr. and Mrs. Isaac M Noel.  Survived by husband, Ross Sluss; daughter, Mrs. Paul Hanna and sisters Mrs. Odus Knapp and Mrs. Raymond Burks.  Services at the Ellettsville Church of Christ with burial in Valhalla Memorial Park.  -  The World Telephone, Monday October 22, 1945– shared by Judy Jefferson

SMITH

Maude F. (Betty) Smith - Born October 28, 1896 in West Baden Springs, IN - Died March 8, 1978 in Bloomington, IN - Parents were James A and Matilda (Bedster) Felknor.  Survived by her husband, George H Smith and sons, Francis F and James A. Smith.  Burial in Ames Cemetery in Orange Co., IN - The Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Wednesday March 8, 1978 – shared by Judy Jefferson

 Mae Berenice Smith -  born 29 October 1924 in Rulland, VT, died 12 February 1993 in Bloomington, Indiana.  Parents were Arlington E and Minnie (Fuller) Walters.  Survived by daughter, Dorothy Gibson; brother Howard Walters and sister, Lois Taggart.  Preceded in death by husband, Frank Smith; sister, Olive Walters and brother Harry Walters.  Services at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel with burial in Clear Creek Cemetery. – Sunday Herald- Times, 14 February 1993– shared by Judy Jefferson

 SNOW

Burgess Snow - Born July 21, 1898 in Monroe Co., IN  Died March 18, 1985 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were John J and Rebecca (Graves) Snow.  Survived by his wife, Viola (Page) Snow; sons, Roger and John F Snow, daughters, Doris Inman, Wilma Chestnut and Becky Voorhies; brothers, Frost and Elmer; stepsons, Lester E Page, Roy D Page and Junior Burge; stepdaughters, Louise Byers, Lucille Murphy and Patty Hedrick.  Preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Florence (Payton) Snow; his second wife, Estelle (Burge) Snow; daughter, Joan Stannard; brothers, Emmett and Jewett and his sister, Hattie Fowler.  Services at Allen Funeral Home with burial in Carmichael Cemetery in Greene Co., IN - The Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Monday March 19, 1985

Elmer Ice Snow - Born November 2, 1907 in Monroe Co., IN  Died February 1, 1996 in Riverdale, GA  Parents were John J and Rebecca (Graves) Snow  Survived by wife, Francis P (Teague) Snow and son, Donald.  Preceded in death by brothers, Emmett, Burgess, Jewett and Frost Snow and sister, Hattie Fowler.  Services at Day Mortuary and burial in Clover Hill Cemetery.- The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN - Saturday  February 3, 1996 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Emmet Snow - Born December 22, 1888 in Monroe Co., IN - Died March 7, 1978 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were John J and Rebecca (Graves) Snow.  Survived by son, Harold and brothers, Burgess, Frost and Elmer Snow.  Preceded in death by his wife, Mamie Lee; sister, Hattie Fowler and brother Jewett.  Services at Allen Colonial Chapel with burial in Carmichael Cemetery. - The Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN, - Wednesday March 8, 1978 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Ethel (Hudson) Snow - Born January 1, 1911 in Greene Co., IN  Died April 11, 2002 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Asa and Oleva (Price) Hudson  Survived by daughter, Virginia Hudson and son, Robert Snow.  Preceded in death by her husband, Frost Snow, her parents; brother, Oscar Hudson and sisters, Edith Axe and Mary Fines.  Services at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene & Harrell Chapel. Burial in Camichael Cemetery. - The Herald-Times - Saturday April 13, 2002 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Florence Snow - Age 66 - Died October 18, 1964 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Frank J and Susan I Payton  Survived by husband, Burgess Snow, sons, Roger and John F; daughters Doris Inman, Joan Stannard, Rebecca Voorhies and Wilma Salee, brother, John Payton and sisters Frances Weidner and Marjorie Bartholomew.  Services at Greene & Harrell Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Carmichael Cemetery Greene Co., IN - Bloomington Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Monday October 19, 1964 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Frost Snow - Born December 10, 1903 in Monroe Co., IN  Died October 8, 1995 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were John and Rebecca (Graves) Snow.  Survived by wife, Ethel E (Hudson) Snow; daughter, Virginia Hudson and son Robert Snow.  Services at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville with burial in Carmichael Cemetery.- The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN - Tuesday October 10, 1995 – shared by Judy Jefferson

John J Snow - Age 90  Died November 20, 1955 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were William J and Elizabeth (James) Snow.  Survived by daughter, Hattie Fowler, sons, Burgess, Emmett, Frost, Elmer and Jewett Snow.  Services at Greene and Harrell Chapel with burial in Carmichael Cemetery. - Daily Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Monday November 21, 1955 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SOUDERS

Edgar Souders - Age 56, born in Lawrence Co., IN - Died December 27, 1955 in Bloomington, IN - parents were William and Cora Kimmel Souders.  Survived by wife, Zona Kinser Souders; daughters, Mrs. William Baxter, Mrs. Donald Lentz and Mrs. Donald Whiteman; sons, Wayne and Edward; brothers, Vernon and Esthel and sisters, Mrs. Clara Pearl Allen, Mrs. Mary Thomas, Mrs. Margaret Criger and Mrs. Enid McClain.  Services at Clear Creek Christian Church with burial in Clear Creek Cemetery. - Daily Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Wednesday, December 28, 1955 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SOWDERS

Sarah A Sowders - Born September 22, 1886 in Monroe Co., IN  - Died February 21, 1977 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Henry and Smatha (Smith) Eads.  Survived by daughters, Ruth Brown and Elsie M. Thomas.  Preceded in death by husband, Otto.  Services at Allen Colonial Chapel with burial in Clear Creek Cemetery. - Daily Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN - Monday, February 2, 1977

SPARKS

Mrs. Leonard Sparks died at noon yesterday at her home at Sanders, of typhoid fever. She was the mother of nine children of whom five survive her and four dead. She was 57 years old and was one of the best known citizens in that neighborhood. The funeral will take place at the Burch cemetery at 2 o’clock today. Rev. John Breeden will conduct the service. - Bloomington Weekly Courier, 30 November  1897 

 Mrs. Nancy Sparks, widow of William Sparks and one of the old pioneer settlers of the county, is dead, aged 82.  The end came at 11 o'clock Sunday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hiram Burch, southwest of town, from old age.  Mrs. Sparks was born in North Carolina in March, 1820, and came to Indiana in 1852. Her husband died 36 years ago. She was a faithful member of the Baptist church at Hebron and much loved and respected. The following children survive: J. P., Lemuel G., William M., John M. Sparks, Mrs. Betsey, Jane Beard, of Nebraska, Mrs. Nancy Burch and Mrs. Susan M. Burch.  The funeral was held at 1 o'clock this afternoon from the late residence and interment in the Burch graveyard." -  Bloomington Telephone, 26 August 1902 

The funerals of Mrs. Pad Sparks and Len Sparks, the latter being the twin brother of Pad Sparks, were conducted at 10:30 Sunday at the Baptist Church in Standford. The Rev. James Brown of this city had charge of the Len Sparks service, and the Rev. Neill preached the funeral of Mrs. Sparks. Each of the bodies was interred at the Burch Cemetery four miles south of Stanford. - Bloomington  Weekly Courier, 12 December 1911 

Raymond Sparks, who was shot Sunday evening by his roommate, Otis Allen, at Sanders in the stone quarry district, south of this city, died today from the effects of the wound. Prosecutor Louden has changed the affidavit against Allen to read murder in the first degree and upon that charge the young man will be tried at the coming term of court.  It will be recalled that while Allen was talking over the telephone Sunday evening to a young lady acquaintance, Sparks interrupted the conversation, which angered Allen. The two young men quarreled whereupon Sparks slapped Allen in the face. Allen fired and sent a bullet through the abdomen of his companion. Allen is in jail here and after his arrest said he hoped sparks would get well.  Funeral at 8 o'clock tomorrow at Sanders. Interment in the Burch Cemetery near Stanford, at 2 p. m. - Bloomington  Evening World, 19 September 1907  -   The funeral of Raymond Sparks, the young man who was shot at Sanders last Sunday evening, was held at eight o'clock this morning at the Mercer boarding house. The body was removed to a cemetery near Stanford for interment. -  Bloomington Evening World, 20 September 20, 1907

SPENCER

Charles Wesley Spencer - Born September 25, 1922 in Bloomington, IN  Died January 23, 2004 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Homer and Myrtle (Harris) Spencer.  Survived by wife, Betty (Eads) Spencer; sons, Donald Wesley and Mike Spencer; daughters, Alice Isom and Sue Payne; sisters, Geneva Hutcherson and Alice (Jess) Fitch.  Preceded in death by his parents and brothers Frank, Glen and Paul Spencer.  Services at Allen Funeral Home. Burial in Valhalla Memory Gardens. - The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN - Saturday  January 24, 2004 – shared by Judy Jefferson 

Frank R Spencer - Born April 20, 1912 in Monroe Co., IN  Died December 15, 2002 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were Homer B and Myrtle W (Harris) Spencer  Survived by brother, Charles; sisters, Geneva Hutcherson and Jessie Alice Fitch.  Preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Ferne Spencer and brothers Paul and Glenn Spencer.  Services at Allen Funeral Home. Burial in Valhalla Memory Gardens. - The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN - Tue. December 17, 2002 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Homer Benton Spencer - Born December 16, 1889 in Bloomington, IN - Died May 18, 1945 in Bloomington, IN  Homer had been employed at Shower Bros. factory since the age of fourteen and was a furniture finisher.  Parents were Charles and Jessie (Phillips) Spencer.  Survived by his wife, Mrs. Myrtle (Harris) Spencer; sons Frank, Charles, Glen and Paul; daughters, Jessie A Spencer and Mrs. Albert Hutchinson.  Services at Day chapel with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. - The World Telephone Bloomington, IN - Saturday May 19, 1945 – shared by Judy Jefferson

SPIRES

Mrs. Spires, widow of Nolan Spires, died at seven o'clock last evening at the home of her son. Reuben Spires, in Washington township. Deceased was 84 years old and the mother of six sons all of whom were in the war of the rebellion. The funeral will occur at one o'clock tomorrow and the body will be buried in the Stepp graveyard. – Bloomington Evening World, Thursday, 18 October 1900

STEVENS

Ruth A Stevens - Born June 22, 1913 in Belmont, IN  Died October 8, 1995 in Bloomington, IN - Parents were James and Dora (Henthorn) Owens.  Survived by son, Keith Stevens, daughter, Jean Crider and sister, Pearl Nugent.  Preceded in death by her husband, Morris Stevens and son, Teddy Joe Stevens.  Services at Day Mortuary with Burial in Duncan Cemetery in Brown Co., IN - The Herald-Times Bloomington, IN - Tuesday October 10, 1995 – shared by Judy Jefferson 

STEWART

Mrs. Myra Jane (Clendening) Stewart - Born 1844 in IN - Died Feb 12, 1923 in Bloomington, IN  Survived by daughters; Mrs. Charles (Grace) Hansford, Mrs. Tyson (Mary) Benson and Mrs. Sam Johnson and Mrs. Grey Hanson and sons, Sherman and John.  Preceded in death by husband, Joseph S Stewart.  Services at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Charles Hansford in Sanford with burial at Clear Creek - The Bloomington Evening World, Bloomington, IN, Monday, February 12, 1923 – shared by Judy Jefferson who states information “is from above and my own records”:

 Mrs. Nora Jane Stewart - Born February 3, 1881 in Lawrence Co., IN - Died October 23, 1944 in Bloomington, IN - Parents were Allen and Samantha (Todd) Meadows.  Survived by daughter, Mrs. Merle Wright; son, Clifford and step-son, Gussie Stewart.  Preceded in death by her husband, John W Stewart in 1939.  Services at Eleventh Street Pentecostal Church with burial in Clear Creek Cemetery. - World Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Tuesday, October 24, 1944, shared by Judy Jefferson

 STINES

Dorothy F Stines  Born July 11, 1904 in Brown Co., IN  Died May 11, 1997 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were Sherman and Lulla Mae (Nilson) Stogdill.  Survived by husband, Herschel Stones; daughters, Edith H Tolliver, Eva D Hays and Dorothy E Taylor; sons, Paul E, Herschel Jr., Charles A and Earl D Stines; brother Cecil Stogdill; sisters, Fairney Bowman and Lucy Hanner.  Preceded in death by sons, Ralph, Everett and Glen Stines; daughter, Clara Stines.  Services at Day Mortuary with burial at Clear Creek Cemetery - The Herald-Times, Bloomington, IN - Tuesday May  13, 1997 – shared by Judy Jefferson

Herschel Stines  - Born October 18, 1900 in Martin Co., IN  Died August 29, 1997 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Frank and Minnie (Harrington) Stines.  Survived by sons, Paul E, Herschel Jr., Charles A, Ralph I and Earl I Stines; daughters, Edith H Tolliver, Eva D Hays and Dorothy E Taylor.  Preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Florence (Stogdill) Stines.  Services at Day Mortuary and burial in Clear Creek Cemetery - Sunday Herald-Times Bloomington, IN - August 31, 1997 – shared by Judy Jefferson

STIVERS

John W. Stives (sp) , aged 84, died last night at the home north of the city where he was an old time resident. The children are Daniel, Jane Prow, Mrs. Bud Ducer, also Mrs. Howard Neal of Indianapolis. Burial Tuesday at 2 o'clock at Harrodsburg church. (actually at Hindustan per Death record) – Bloomington Telephone, 21 October 1924

STOGSDILL

Pearl Stogsdill - Born June 15, 1884 in Monroe Co., IN - Died February 19, 1977 in Monroe Co., IN  Parents were Silas P and Anna (Clay) Krutsinger.  Survived by sons, Woody and Wendell and sisters, Mrs. Charles Allen and Mrs. Harry Dubois.  Preceded in death by her husband, George and daughter, Wynona L.  Services at Day Mortuary with burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. - Daily Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN - Monday, February 21, 1977

STONE

Benton Wentworth Stone - Born February 24, 1873 in Decatur Co., IN  Died November 16, 1950 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Thomas W and Margaret (Retherford) Stone  Survived by wife, Florida; daughters, Mrs. W. E. Baldridge, Mrs. Robert Moore, Mrs. L. D. Hoshaw, Mrs John Shultheis and Mrs. Donald Byers; sons, James Virgil, Robert, Oliver, Russell, Dale, Morris and John; sister, Mrs. Eva Ballinger.  Day Mortuary in charge of services. - Daily Herald-Telephone Bloomington, IN - Thursday November 16, 1950 – shared by Judy Jefferson 

Florida Stone - She was 86 years old and was born in Delphi, IN  Died May 17, 1959 in Indianapolis, IN  Survived by daughters, Fern Hoshaw, Audrey Baldridge, Hazel Shultheis, Martha Byers and Helen Moore; sons, Virgil, Robert, Oliver, Russell, Dale, John and Morris Stone.  Preceded in death by her husband, Benton W Stone.  Services at Day Funeral Home and burial in Valhalla Memory Gardens. - Daily Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN - Monday May 18, 1959 – shared by Judy Jefferson

STOUTE

The remains of Mrs. Stoute, age 63, a former resident of this city who died Monday at Indianapolis, was interred Wednesday at Mt. Bethel. Funeral services were in charge of J. C. Campbell. William, Gordon and Zip Davies, this city are brothers. Mrs. Stoute leaves 5 children. - Bloomington Telephone, 29 March 192, Page 004

STURGEON

Cloyd C Sturgeon - Born May 18, 1892  - Died December 24, 1953 in Bloomington, IN - Parents were Alexander F and Elizabeth J (Lanum) Sturgeon.  Survived by wife Esther; daughter Wanda Harden; sons, Wayne and Billy Ray; sisters, Mrs. Margaret Oxford and Mrs. Pearl Miller and brothers, John, James & Clarence.  Services at Mt. Calvary Church with burial in Clear Creek. - Daily Herald-Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Thursday, December 24, 1953 – shared by Judy Jefferson

 SWEEZY

Mrs. Jane Sweezy - 92 years old, born in PA.- Died June 9, 1941 in Bloomington, IN  Parents were Mathias and Matilda Sweezy  Survived by son, Jasper Sweezy  Preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Thomas Sweezy.- The Bloomington Daily Telephone, Bloomington, IN, Monday. June 9, 1941 – shared by Judy Jefferson