Shelby  County  Indiana


A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
Thursday, November 12 or 19, 1942
          Mrs. Mary L. Hodson,  age sixty-five, wife of  Edgar Hodson,  died suddenly at her home on the old Rushville road Wednesday afternoon at 5:45 o'clock.  Mrs. Hodson had been hunting with her husband and the two were returning to their home when she dropped dead in the yeard.  She had been suffering for wome time from arthritis but death was caused by a heart attack, according to an investigation conducted by  C. Charles Kohlmeyer*,  county coroner.
          Mrs. Hodson was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Jesse C. Walker,  and was born on December 13, 1876, near the home where death occurred.  She was married to  Mr. Hodson on October 12, 1898,  He survives with three children,  Mrs. Irene Bellman and  Mrs. Elizabeth Bowlby,  of east of Shelbyville, and  Clarence Hodson,  of near the family home.  Also surviving are eight grandchildren and two brothers and one sister.  They are  Joseph Walker,  of Cincinnati, O.;  Samuel Walker,  of this city, and  Mrs. Reuben Gunning,  also of this city.  Mrs. Hodson was a member of the West street Methodist church.  Funeral services will be held at the late home Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Dr. J. W. McFall officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Morris H. Sleeth.  Friends may call at the home at any time.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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