The Shelbyville Democrat
Mrs. Carrie Hemphill Fightmaster, wife of
and well known in Shelbyville and Shelby county, where she was born and reared,
died Monday at her home 2518 north Harding street, Indianapolis. Her death was
suddenly and it was due to heart failure.
Thursday April 7, 1927
DIED SUDDENLY AT
She was born in Shelby county fifty-eight years ago and resided in the county
and in Shelbyville until about ten years ago when the family moved to
Indianapolis. She had always maintained her associations with friends here and
frequently visited in this city. Her death is a great shock to the family and to
the many friends.
Mrs. Fightmaster was the wife of
Samuel Hemphill, who died here a
number of years ago. She was married to Mr. Fightmaster in this city and the
husband survives. She also leaves one daughter, Mrs. Edna Carlstead and
one son, Norval Hemphill.
Funeral services will be held at ten-thirty o’clock Wednesday morning at
the Riverside M.E. Church in Indianapolis. There will also be a short service in
the afternoon at the Second Mt. Pleasant church, in Shelby county and burial
will be in the church cemetery there.
Contributed by Barb Huff