Shelby  County  Indiana
Newspaper  Articles


The  Shelby  Democrat
April 14, 1926
Page 1
          Miss Fannie Vawter,  of Waldron, underwent an operation for appendicitis at the Major hospital late this afternoon.  The operation was performed by  Dr. W. D. Gates  [the articles continues].
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, 26 Dec 1918
Causes Death of Two Children in the
County and City
          Two children of the city and county died early today of influenza and pneumonia.  Gladys Irene,  three years old daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Ray Vawter,  died at 1:45 o'clock at their home in Shelby township.  The parents, three brothers and four sisters, survive.  Funeral services will be held at the home Friday afternoon at two o'clock, the Rev. H. N. Spear officiating.  Burial will be made in the Lewis Creek Baptist cemetery.  The entire family is ill with influenza.
          Charles S. McColley,  16 months old son of  Mr. and Mrs. Sanford McColley  of Doran avenue, died at the home of the parents at one o'clock Thursday morning.  The parents, four brothers and two sisters survive.  Funeral arrangements will be made later.  Stewart and Fix are in charge of both.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and Betty Kitchen

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