The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, December 21, 1998
Crystal (Macy) Fair, 87, Shelbyville, died Saturday at the Waldron Health Care Home.
Born Sept. 6, 1911, in Rush County, d/o  Thomas  and  Mary (Miner) Macy
Employed as a nurse for several physicians in Shelbyville, retiring in the late 1970s. Worked at Major Hospital in the early 1940s.
Member of Little Blue River Friends Church.
Survivors: three sisters, Mrs. Vernon (Thelma) Riley, Greenwood;  Mrs. Marie Baldwin, Rushville; and  Mrs. Sharon (Caroline) Linville, Arlington;  two brothers, T. S. Macy, Gwynneville, and  Edwin Macy, Indianapolis. 
One brother and two sisters preceded her in death.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home.
Little Blue River Friends Church, with the Revs. Paul Enyart and Jerry Canady officiating.
Burial:  church cemetery.
Contributions: Little Blue River Friends Church.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, August 15, 1980
Lewis Crawford Fair,  55, Atlanta, Georgia, died at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, August 14, 1980.
Born in Shelbyville January 26, 1925, s/o  Robert  and  Marie Gulley Fair.
Survivors:  daughters,  Ruth Ellen Budd, Columbus, Ohio, and  Amy Lindsey,  Atlanta, Georgia; three grandchildren.
Son,  Dennis Fair,  died November 1979.
Burial:  Atlanta.
Contributions:  North Druid Baptist Church, 2490 N Druid Hills Rd, Atlanta, Ga. 30329 or Heart Fund.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, January 14, 1980
Leland M. Fair, 70, died Monday morning, January 14, 1980, at home of son, Larry Fair, Shelbyville.
Residence:  521 Eberhart Drive.
Lived most of his life Shelbyville.
Born August 8, 1909, Rush County, s/o  William and Maggie Mull Fair.
Married  Ellen J. Williams  in Greenfield on August 19, 1944; she died January 13, 1978.
Retired from former Chambers Corp.
Survivors:  children,  Larry Fair,  Mrs. Richard (Joanne) Heck,  Mrs. Myron (Janet) Treon,  Leland Dale Fair  and  Paul Fair, all of Shelbyville; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Four brother preceded in death.
Murphy Mortuary with Rev. Robert Hampton officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, November 5, 1979
Dennis Fair,  30, Columbus, Ohio, died Sunday, November 4, 1979, at home.
Former Shelbyville resident.
S/o  Lewis and Lois Jones Fair.
Survivors:  wife, Shelley;  two sons,  Matthew  and  Nathan Fair;  two sisters,  Mrs. Amy Lindsey, Atlanta, Georgia and  Mrs. Ruth Ellen Budd, Columbus, Ohio.
Member Trinity United Methodist Church's Boy Scout troop.
Schoelinger Funeral Home, Columbus.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Saturday, January 14, 1978
Mrs. Helen J. Fair,  61, died Friday night at Major Hospital.
Resided 521 Eberhart Dr.
Born in Bartholomew County, March 22, 1916, d/o  Jason and  Grace Harris Williams.
Married  Leland Fair  on August 19, 1934; he survives.
Also surviving:  mother, Shelbyville;  five children,  Mrs. Richard (Joann) Heck,  Mrys Myron (Janet) Treon,  Leland Dale Fair,  Paul Fair  and  Larry Fair,  all of Shelbyville;  11 grandchildren; one great-grandson and one step-great-grandson.
Former employee of G. C. Murphy Co., and International Pacing of Indiana, Inc.
Member of the First Baptist Church.
Murphy Mortuary with Rev. Robert Hampton officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, April 2, 1976
Robert M. Fair, 76, R.R. 5, Rushville, died 10:30 p.m. Thursday April 1, 1976, Major Hospital.
Born September 26, 1899, Shelby County, s/o  William C. and  Mary Garner Fair.
Married  Marie Gulley  on August 25, 1921; she died April 4, 1960.
Married  Mary Hungerford Driscoll; she survives.
Also surviving:  Lewis C. Fair, Atlanta, Ga.; stepsons, Alva Eugene Driscoll, Fort Worth, Texas, and  Maj. Alan Justine Driscoll, Highland, California; a daughter, Mrs. Norman (Judith) Woodworth, Jackson, Mississippi; a brother, Leland Fair, Shelbyville, 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Four brothers preceded in death.
Retired employee of Vonnegut Hardware Stores, Indianapolis.
Retired farmer.
Lived in Shelbyville until 1970.
Member of the Little Flat Rock Christian Church, Rush County.
Moster & Sons Mortuary, Rushville, with Rev. Roy Helms officiating.
Burial:  Mount Pisgah Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Mrs. Florence C. Fair, 87, died at the home of  Mrs. Velma Anderson.
Member of the Little Blue River Baptist Church.  Born March 2, 1885, in Shelby County, d/o Cyrus A. and Alice M. (Kemple) Headlee.  November 23, 1904, married  Scott Fair; he died April 25, 1966.
Surviving:  son, Wade Fair; three grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; 4 sisters, Mrs. James H. (Blanche) McVey, Waldron,  Mrs. R. Ray (Jessie) Banker,  Mrs. Lyle (Julia) Stephens  and  Mrs. Opal Hurst, Shelbyville.
Burial Bennett Cemetery.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Darlene Headlee Collins
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, April 25, 1966
Rites Wednesday For
Retired County Farmer
          Scott Fair,  87, 40 E Franklin St., died at his home at 5:30 a.m. today of a heart attack.  Mr. Fair had been ill for one week but death was unexpected.
          Born Jan. 22, 1879, in Union Township, he was the son of  Michael and  Elizabeth (Kynes) Fair.  On Nov. 23, 1904, he married  Florence Headlee,  who survives.
          Also surviving are a son,  Wade Fair  of Acton; three grandchildren; a sister,  Mrs. Mabel Talbert  of R.R.1, Shelbyville, and several nieces and nephews.
          Mr. Fair was a retired farmer and was a member of the Morristown Masonic Lodge.
          Services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Carmony Funeral Home in Shelbyville, with  Rev. Allen B. Roberts  officiating.  Burial will be in the Bennett Cemetery near Rays Crossing.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
December 27, 1965
MRS.  FAIR,  86,
Mrs. Anna Fair,  86,  died at Major Hospital at 7:10 a.m. December 27, 1965.
Lived at 40 E. Franklin St.; moved here one year ago.
Born October 8, 1879, Lexington, Kentucky.
Lived in Dunreith [Henry County, Indiana]  40 years.
Member Baptist Church of New Castle.
Survivors:  two step-sons,  Leland M. Fair  and  Robert Fair,  both of Shelbyville.
Butcher Funeral Home, Knightstown, Rev. Norman Poer officiating.
Burial:  Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown.
[Note from Nita Laughlin:  Anna was born  Tomysann Sorrell.  Mr. Fair died in 1930.  Among her siblings were Martin (died 1912) and Lafayette Sorrell (died 1943); both are buried in Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana.]
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday April 1, 1916
Page 1 column 4
Died At Union Township Home At
Five-Thirty Friday Evening
          John A. Fair, aged thirty-four years, a well known resident of this county, died at his late home in Union township, at five-thirty o'clock Friday afternoon.  He had been ill for some time, suffering with a complication of diseases, and his death was not unexpected.
          He was a son of  Mr. and Mrs. Michael Fair.  The funeral services will be held at ten-thirty o'clock Sunday morning at the Blue River Chapel.  The Rev. Fred Dennis will officiate.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Hollie Goodwin Teltoe

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday April 20, 1905
Page 8 column 4
          Julia Ann Fair  died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Lamar, No. 144 South Tompkins St. at 4:10 a.m., Wednesday of lagrippe, aged 81 years, three months and nine days.  She will be buried Friday in the Patterson cemetery.  Services at the M. E. church in Lewis Creek at 10:30 a.m., conducted by the Rev. S. D. Hawkins.  Funeral cortege will leave the house at 9 a.m. Deceased leaves four children, W. R. and  M. H. Fair, Mrs. Mary Teltoe  and  Mrs. Frank Lemar.  Those wishing to view the remains may call between 3:30 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 a.m. Friday. D. B. Wilson & Son in charge.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Hollie Goodwin Teltoe

The  Shelby  Republican
Tuesday March 13, 1899
Page 2 column 2
          William F., son of  Mr. and Mrs. William R. Fair, died at the residence of the parents, near Lewis Creek Switch, at 4:30 o'clock a.m., Saturday March 11th, aged one year.  The remains were buried Sunday, March 12th, at the Patterson graveyard.  Services at the church in Lewis Creek at 10:30 o'clock by the Rev. George Zike.  D. B. Wilson & Son, funeral directors.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Hollie Goodwin Teltoe

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