The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday December 11, 1933
Page 1 column 7
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MRS. JAMES  COULSTON  DIES
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          Mrs. James [Matilda] Coulston, 74, died this morning at 11:00 o’clock at her home on Knightstown road, death being due to paralysis.  She leaves the husband, one son,  Harry Lee; one brother,  William Shadley, and two sisters,  Mrs. Susan Schuck, of North Vernon, and  Mrs. Rachel Fox, of this city . Funeral services will be held on Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Lewis Creek Baptist church with the Rev. A.E. Cowley, pastor of the First Baptist church, of this city officiating. Interment will be made in the Lewis Creek cemetery.

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Ibid.
Tuesday December 12, 1933
Page 4 column 4
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SURVIVED BY HUSBAND, SON
Rites for Mrs. Coulston at Lewis Creek Baptist Church Wednesday
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          Funeral services for  Mrs. James Coulston, 74, whose death occurred Monday morning at 11:00 o’clock, at her home on the Knightstown road, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock at the Lewis Creek Baptist Church, with Rev. E.A. Cowley, pastor of the First Baptist Church in this city, officiating.  Burial will be made in the Lewis Creek cemetery, in charge of Ralph J. Edwards, funeral director. Paralysis was the cause of death.
          Mrs. Coulston was born June 25, 1859 the daughter of  James and  Phoebe Shadley.  Her first marriage was to  John Lee  and to this union one son, Harry, was born.  Later in life she was united in marriage to  James Coulston, who survives.  She was a member of the First Baptist church.
          Besides the husband and son the deceased is survived by one brother, William Shadley, and two sisters,  Mrs. Susan Schuck, of North Vernon, and  Mrs. Rachel Fox, of this city.
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Shelby County Marriages
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Matilda Shadley & John Lee
February 24, 1876 Book 10 page 455
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Matilda Lee & James Colston
August 30, 1903 Book 17 page 67
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Contributed by Barb Huff  for Tom Lowe

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