The Shelby Democrat
Fred Hershel Harmon passed away
early this morning at his home off west South street. Death was due to
tuberculosis from which he had been a sufferer for some time. His illness
took a serious turn only recently and for the last week his condition gradually
Thursday, August 11, 1920
FRED HARMON DIED OF TUBERCULOSIS
Local Man Passed Away
At His Home Early Today ---
Wife and Child Survive
He was born October 2,
1884, which makes his age 35 years, 10 months and 3 days. He was married
10 years ago to Miss Anna Huffman, of Madison. To their union
was born one child, Forrest Harmon, who is now nine years of age.
The family has only lived in Shelbyville since last May, when he came here in
the employment of the railroad.
Despite the short
residence here, he has gained the respect and admiration of a large circle of
friends who will feel keenly the loss from his untimely death. He was
known as a man of fine character and good personality.
He is survived by his
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Lambert Harmon, of Wepokennia, three
sisters, Mrs. Mary McShaffery, of Bridgeport, W. Va.; Mrs.
Hazello Nickolson of New Albany, Ind., and Mrs. Martha
Daily of Detroit, Mich., and three brothers, Dewey
Harmon and Perry Harmon, of Wepakonnia, O., and Alvey
Harmon, of Williamstown, Ind., and by his wife and small son.
He was a member of the U.
B. church. The funeral arrangements will be announced later but it is
probable that the funeral will be held at the home of his parents. Stewart
& Fix are in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelbyville Republican
Fred Herschel Harmon, age thirty-five years, died Thursday morning at
three-forty-five o’clock, at his home, No. 233 West South street. His death
was caused by tuberculosis, from which he had suffered for some time.
Thursday August 5, 1920
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FRED H. HARMON DIED THURSDAY
Death of Shelbyville Man, After Long Illness Caused By
HAD MOVED HERE FROM OHIO
Mr. Harmon and family moved to Shelbyville from Ohio, in May.
here he had been employed on a railroad. He was born October 2, 1884. Ten years
ago he was married to Miss Anna Huffman, of Madison.
He leaves his widow, one son,
Forest, age nine years; his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Lambert Harmon, of Wapakoneta, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Mary
McShaffney, of Bridgeport, West Virginia, Mrs. Hazelle Nicholson, of
New Albany and Mrs. Martha Daily, of Detroit; and three brothers,
and Perry Harmon, of Wapakoneta, and Alva Harmon, of Williamstown,
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Stewart & Fix, who are in
charge. The body will probably be sent to the home in Ohio for burial.
Funeral services for
Fred Harmon, who died at his home in West South street
this week, were held this morning at seven o’clock at the home, the Rev.
Horace N. Spear, pastor of the First Baptist church, officiating. The body was
sent to Madison this morning, where burial will be made. Stewart & Fix were
in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Saturday August 7, 1920
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HELD FUNERAL TODAY
Contributed by Barb Huff for Carol Nicholson Butts