Shelby  County  Indiana


A  Shelby  County,  Indiana,  Newspaper
Wednesday July 19, 1956
Former Local Man Succumbs at Franklin
          Ill for the past two weeks, Otto Ashley, 69, Franklin resident, died in the Johnson County Hospital Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
          Born in Shelby County, he was the son of  Frank and Susan (Harrell) Ashley.  On August 16, 1909 he was united in marriage with  Cecil McCarty.  He is survived by the widow and seven children, Oscar  of Paragon;  Mrs. Fern Cole  and  Mrs. Reba Peck  of Shelbyville;  Mrs. Delores Marshall  of Ninevah;  Mrs. Patty Taylor,  Mrs. JoAnne Patterson  and  Mrs. Irene Coffman of Franklin.  Also surviving are 10 grandchildren; one brother, Everett  of Hartsville; one sister, Mrs. Mabel McKee, and one half-sister,  Mrs. Walter Caplinger  of Franklin.
          Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Vandivier Funeral Home in Franklin with  Revs. Grover Myers  of Edinburg and  Robert Cavaness  of Shelbyville officiating.  Burial will be in the Miller cemetery near Smithland.  Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday.
Submitted by T Nugent

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, August 30, 1904
          Mary S.,  wife of  Frank M. Ashley, died at their residence in Washington township at 2:15 p.m., Thursday, August 25, of lung trouble, aged 40 years, 6 months and 27 days.  She will be buried Saturday, August 27, in the Parrish cemetery.  Services at Pleasant Grove church at 10 a.m., by the Rev. M. V. Faster.  Deceased leaves husband, six children.  Father James E. Harrell,  five brothers,  James E.,  Jno.,  Joseph,  Frank,  Levi Harrell,  Mrs. John H. Butler,  Mrs. Nancy Swinford  and  Mrs. Barbara Sawyers.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, October 4, 1898
           Benjamin Ashley, died at the home of his cousin,  Mrs. Jacob Haehl, one half mile east of the city, at 5:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, of lung trouble, aged fifty six years and seven months.  Mr. Ashley was unmarried.  His brother, who lives in Covington, Ky., will arrive here this evening and arrange the time and place of funeral, which will be announced in tomorrow's paper.  The remains are in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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