The  Shelbyville  News
(Shelbyville, IN)
Saturday, December 10, 1960
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"MRS. BYRUM, 76, SUCCUMBS
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"Well-Known Resident Ill Since Sept. 18
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Mrs. Louise C. Byrum, 76.
Mrs. Byrum had lived in Shelbyville and Blue Ridge community.  Active member First Methodist Church, church W.S.C.S., taught Sunday School, sang in the church choir.  Member of the Shelbyville Rebekah Lodge, past Noble Grands Club, Juanita Club, charter member of the Women's Guild Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church.
Born February 7, 1884, near Waldron, d/o Henry  and  Magdalena (Wissing) Briggeman.  Married  Scott Byrum  26 Feb 1930 (preceded 1948).
Surviving:  two brothers,  George Briggeman,  J. Edgar Briggeman; a sister,  Miss Anna Briggeman.  Two sisters preceded.
Burial Forest Hill cemetery.
Submitted and summarized by Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022


The  Shelbyville  News
 (Shelbyville, IN)
Monday, July 12, 1948
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"SCOTT  W. BYRUM  DIES  SUDDENLY
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"Heart Attack Fatal To Local Paint Contractor
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          "Scott W. Byrum, 66, local interior decorator and painting contractor, died suddenly Saturday evening at his home at 522 Washington Ave.  Death caused by a heart attack and followed an illness of only one day.
          "Born in Noble township on December 28, 1881, Mr. Byrum was a lifelong resident of Shelby county and had resided in this city for 40 years.  He was the son of  Walter and Frances (Arnold) Byrum.  He was a member of the First Methodist Church and of the church's official board and Methodist Men's organization.  He also was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge.
          "Mr. Byrum was preceded in death by first wife, Jessie Briley Byrum, and a daughter, Mrs. Mary Frances Pilcher, whose death occurred in October, 1946.  He is survived by the widow, Louise C. (Briggeman) Byrum, to whom he was married on February 26, 1930; two grandchildren, Susan and Jack Pilcher of Indianapolis; one sister, Mrs. Sudie Thompson of this city, and a brother, Fred Byrum of Indianapolis.
          "Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Charles Ewing mortuary with Rev. N.I. Schoolfield officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary."
Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022, RochelleRiordan@msn.com


The  Shelbyville  Republican
(Shelbyville, IN)
Thursday, March 11, 1937
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"W. BYRUM  DIES
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"Shelby County Resident Passes Away
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          "Walter B. Byrum, eighty-two years old, died at his home, two miles southeast of this city, at 3 p.m. Wednesday, after a serious illness of one week.
        "The deceased was born Jan. 1, 1855 in St. Marys, O., the son of  George and Almira Knapp Byrum.  His wife was Mrs. Frances Byrum who died in December, 1935.  Mr. Byrum was a member of the West Street M.E. church and was also of the K. of P. lodge.
          "Surviving are two sons, Scott Byrum  of Shelbyville, Fred  of Indianapolis; two daughters, Mrs. Susie (sic) Thompson of this city and  Mrs. Sophia Scott of Indianapolis; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Ella O'Bannon  of Indianapolis.
          "Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the home with the Rev. R.A. Ragsdale, pastor of the West Street M.E. church, officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing."
Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022, RochelleRiordan@msn.com


The  Shelbyville  Republican
(Shelbyville, IN)
Monday, December 9, 1935
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"ILLNESS  FATAL  TO  MRS. BYRUM
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"Native of Liberty Township Dies After Long Illness
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          "Mrs. Frances Isabelle Byrum, seventy-eight years old, wife of  Walter B. Byrum died at her home on the Amos pike two and a half miles southeast of this city at 2:00 o'clock this morning following a long illness.
          "The deceased was born in Liberty township June 10, 1857, the daughter of  Elisha and Margaret Arnold.  She was married to Mr. Byrum September 8, 1875 to which union six children were born.  Mrs. Byrum was a member of the West Street M.E. church.
          "Surviving are the husband, four children, Scott Byrum,  Mrs. Sudie Thompson, both of this city, Fred Byrum  and  Mrs. Sophia Scott, of Indianapolis; a brother, Bennett Arnold, of Anderson; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
          "Funeral services will be conducted at the home at 2:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. R.A. Ragsdale, pastor of the church, officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing."
Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022, RochelleRiordan@msn.com


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
(Shelbyville, IN)
Saturday, April 7, 1928
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"MRS. SCOTT  BYRUM
PNEUMONIA  VICTIM
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"Widely Known Woman Passed Away
Early Today Following Short Illness
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          "Pneumonia from which she had suffered for only a few days caused the death of  Mrs. Jessie G. Byrum, wife of  Scott Byrum, at 2 o'clock this morning at their home 316 west Pennsylvania street.  Mrs. Byrum had been ill only since Monday night and her death, which was entirely unexpected, is the cause of deep and sincere mourning throughout the community which had always been her home.
          "Funeral services are to be held at 3:30 o'clock Monday afternoon from the late home, with Dr. L.T. Freeland, pastor of the First M.E. church officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery, in charge of Morris H. Sleeth, funeral director.
          "Mrs. Byrum was a daughter of the late  Mr. and Mrs. John T. Briley  and was born at Ray's Crossing, May 1, 1879, being at the time of death, forty-nine years old.  On Sept. 19, 1906, she was united in marriage to Scott Byrum and to this union one daughter, Miss Mary Frances Byrum, was born.
          "For many years, Mrs. Byrum had been a member of the First M.E. church in this city and she had always been active in affairs of the church and its organization.  Her death removes one of the best loved women of the community whose entire lifetime had been devoted to her home and family.
          "Besides the husband and daughter, she leaves two sisters, Mrs. Charles Benefield, of Marion township and  Mrs. Ed John, of Union township; one brother, Clay Briley, of Rays Crossing, a half brother, Frank Briley, of this city and a half sister, Mrs. Lettie Barlow, of Rays Crossing."
Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022, RochelleRiordan@msn.com


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
(Shelbyville, IN)
Thursday, April 18, 1911
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"INFANT  BYRUM
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          "Opal Ruth, the infant daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Byrum, of west Franklin street, passed away at the home of her parents on west Franklin street, this morning.  Besides the parents, she leaves a brother, Ralph.  Short funeral services will be held at the home at two o'clock Friday afternoon, Rev. G.M. Smith officiating.  Interment will take place in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix."
Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022, RochelleRiordan@msn.com


The  Shelbyville  Democrat
(Shelbyville, IN)
Thursday, December 22, 1904
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          "Joseph Ray Byrum died at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Byrum, No. 182 west Mechanic street, at 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 20th, aged nineteen years.  His death was the result of lock jaw which was caused by an accident to his foot a few days ago.  He leaves a wife, his parents, two brothers and two sisters.  The funeral services will occur at the Christian church at 2 p.m. on Thursday by Elder H.O. Pritchard; burial in Forest Hill in charge of Edwards & Hageman."
Rochelle Riordan, 1906 E. Sharon Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85022, RochelleRiordan@msn.com

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