Waveland Independent Waveland, Montgomery County, Indiana
Feb 8, 1945
BIRCHFIELD who had been night watchman in Waveland and acted as
town marshall previously died suddenly last Thursday morning while
Mrs. Birchfield was at a neighbor's house. He had been in his usual
state of health and was doing some chores about the house when he
suddenly became ill and lay down for what Mrs. Birchfield thought
would be for only a moment and no notice was taken of it, but when
she returned she found him dead. Mr. and Mrs. Birchfield have resided
in Waveland for about 7 years and have made many loyal friends.
Formerly Mr. Birchfield was employed by the Mid State Steel & Wire
company of Crawfordsville for 30 years. He was a member of the Milligan
Memorial Church of Crawfordsville and of the American Legion, being
a Vet. Of the Spanish American War who conducted military rites
at the grave in Oak Hill Cem. The Rev. David Canine and Rev. HH
Elmore conducted the funeral from Proffitt & Son Funeral Home Saturday
afternoon. There remains his wife, Ethel Rose KINCADE Birchfield,
a daughter, Mrs. Juanita (?) UNDERWOOD of Crawfordsville; four sisters,
Mrs. Myrtle FOY, Chicago; Mrs. Laura HAWLEY, Yorktown Ind; Mrs.
Violet REGAN, Danville Ill and Kate PEACOCK of Crawfordsville.