Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, May 16, 2005
Girtha M. Gahimer Borders, 94, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, May 1, 2005, at Spring Mill Meadows Nursing Home, in Indianapolis.
Born Feb. 10, 1911, d/o  John and Bessie May (Schneider) Boyer.
Married  Virgil Gahimer  in 1934, and he preceded her in death.
Married  Clarence Borders  on Dec. 17, 1982.  He preceded her in death in 1984.
Also preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters, one grandson and one great-granddaughter.
Survived by three sons, Art Gahimer,  Bob Gahimer of Clyde, Ohio, and  David Gahimer of Rockville; one daughter,  Rose Albrecht  of Fairfield, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
Worked with her first husband drilling wells in the Blue Ridge area.
Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E. 100N, Shelbyville, with the Rev. Dr. Mary Lundgren officiating.
Burial:  Blue Ridge Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9135 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis 46260, or to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 1120 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 90, Washington, D.C. 20036.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday August 26, 1959
Henry Borders Rites Will Be Held Friday
Henry H. Borders, 88, resident of Shelby county for 40 years, and retired farmer, died at Robert Long Hospital, Indianapolis.  Lived with a daughter, Mrs. Otis Justus, of Fountaintown.
Born in Kentucky on November 5, 1870, and was the last of his family.  Wife and seven children preceded him in death and children surviving with Mrs. Justus are  Mrs. Chelcie Lochard  of this city and  Bud Bowers  of Houston, Texas.  Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Member of the Quaker Church at Noblesville.  Funeral at the L.V. Hauk Mortuary in Morristown Friday at 2:00 p.m. with a grandson, Rev. Lowell Listenburger, Indianapolis Nazarene minister, officiating.  Burial London cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 7:00 this evening.
Contributed by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday January 17, 1901
          The funeral services of  Mrs. Loretta Almira Borders  were held in the Methodist Church at London, Saturday, January 12, 1901, Rev. L. A. Gould, of Shelbyville officiating.  Mrs. Borders was born at Acton, Shelby County, Indiana, October 16, 1873.  She was married to  Henry H. Borders  January 2, 1889.  She died January 10, 1901, aged twenty-eight years, two months and twenty-four days.  She became a member of the First Baptist Church at Pleasantview in March 1895, and remained a consistent Christian until the day of her death.  Her mother, her father, and her brother have passed on before.  She leaves a husband, six children and one sister, as well as a host of friends to mourn her loss.  Mrs. Border was well prepared to die.  She spoke about her departure freely and frequently.  Toward the last she called her little children, one by one, to her bedside and instructed them to be good children and to meet her in heaven.
[Buried London Cemetery]
Contributed by Barb Huff

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