Funeral services for William B. Croley, prominent farmer of Brandywine township, who died very unexpectedly at his home near the Ray Churches, last evening, will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock. Rev. J.W. Trowbridge, officiating. Burial will be made in the Center cemetery.
Thursday, May 6, 1920
WILLIAM CROLEY PASSED AWAY
HIGHLY RESPECTED FARMER OF
BRANDYWINE TOWNSHIP DIED VERY SUDDENLY.
FUNERAL SERVICE SATURDAY
The deceased suffered an attack of the influenza about a year ago and never quite recovered his health, this being partly due to his advanced age. On Tuesday he seemed to be as well as usual and was able to go to the polls and vote, but on Wednesday he suffered a general breakdown, which resulted in his death.
Mr. Croley was born in Franklin county, Ind., on February 6, 1843, being aged 77 years and three months at the time of his death. When quite a young man he united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Ray,and this union was blessed with four children, of whom Edward Croley, survives with the aged widow.
For the past 46 years Mr. Croley has resided on the farm in Brandywine township, where he died. He is widely known and respected through Shelby County and his death removes the last of the family which is very well know through the state. Stewart & Fix are in charge of the funeral and burial.
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Funeral services for William B. Croley, prominent farmer of Brandywine township, who died suddenly Thursday afternoon at 5:40 o'clock at his home near the Ray Churches, will be held at the Center M.P. Church, Saturday afternoon at three o'clock. Rev. J.W. Trowbridge, of Fairland, officiating. Burial will be made in the Center cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Friday, May 7, 1920
BRANDYWINE MAN DIED LAST EVENING
WILLIAM B. CROLEY PASSED AWAY---
FUNERAL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
Mr. Croley suffered an attack of influenza about a year ago and had never regained good health. He was able to go to the polls and vote Tuesday, but was taken very ill on the following day. He had a host of friends and was held in high esteem of everyone. For forty-six years he lived in the home where he passed away.
He was born in Franklin county, this state, Feb. 6, 1843, making 77 years, 3 months old at the time of his death. His aged widow, formerly Miss Elizabeth A. Ray, survives with one son, Edward J. Croley.
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