Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Kokomo  Tribune
January 24, 1968
Page 24
          Washington--- The deaths in Vietnam war of  Army Sgt. Michael E. DeBusk  and  Marine Pfc. Gerald F. Lenz  were announced Tuesday by the Defense Department.  They were the 445th and 446th Hoosiers to die in the conflict.  DeBusk was the husband of  Mrs. Jacquelyne J. DeBusk,  Shelbyville.  Lenz was the son of  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Lenz, Whiting.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday January 9, 1952
          Funeral rites have been arranged for  Henry M. DeBusk, 69 year old former local paint contractor.  The services will be held on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at the Schrader Funeral Home in New Albany and graveside rites, in charge of the Murphy Mortuary, will be held at Forest Hill cemetery at 1:30 p.m.  Rev. R. A. Shumaker will officiate.
          Mr. DeBusk died Tuesday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Minnie Hood, with whom he had resided in New Albany since 1949.
          He was born in Shelby county on July 12, 1882, the son of  William and Emma (Woodard) DeBusk.  He was married to  Harriett Smithers, who preceded him in death in 1944.  Surviving with the daughter, Mrs. Hood, is a son, Burchard DeBusk, of this city.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Sheila Maynor
Note from Robert Hood:  Request correction of my motherís name from Mrs. Minnie Hood to  Mrs. Maxine Hood  which is correct.
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