Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Earl Norman Hoover, 78, of Osgood, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2002, Batesville.
Friday, December 27, 2002
Born Dec. 14, 1924, in Shelby County, s/o Ersel and Ila (Walton) Hoover. He married Mary Margaret Abplanalp on June 2, 1945, she survives.
Other survivors include one son, Michael William Hoover of Greensburg; one daughter, Dianna Faye Tunny of Batesville; one brother, Don Hoover of Batesville; three sisters, Grace Barhorst of North Carolina, Betty Grossman of Holton and Tish Cox of Clinton, Ill; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one sister, Helen Young, and one brother, the Rev. Wayne Hoover.
Employed by Reynolds Gas Co. in Osgood from the early 1960s to the late 1960s and manager of Empire Gas in Marion from the late 1960s to the late 1980s.
U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Napoleon and past member of Moose Lodge and American Legion, both in Marion.
Nealís Funeral Home, 306 S. Walnut St. in Osgood, St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Napoleon.
Burial will be in St. Johnís Lutheran Cemetery in Napoleon.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelbyville Republican
Ill for some time with tuberculosis, Charley Hoover died at the home 625 East Jackson street, Saturday afternoon at 4:15 o'clock.
Monday, June 22, 1931
Page 6, column 3
DIES SATURDAY OF TUBERCULOSIS
Charley Hoover Passes Away Following Long Illness
Funeral To Be Tuesday; Seven Children Survive
Mr. Hoover had been a resident of the city for the past thirty years. He was a blacksmith and woodworker and was a skilled mechanic in each of these trades. He was born in Scott county, Kentucky, July 20, 1871, a son of James and Mary Hoover, and at the time of his death, was aged 59 years and eleven months.
Mr. Hoover was married to Miss Celestia Thomas on February 10, 1895. To this union eight children were born, seven of whom survive. They are Virgil Hoover and Mrs. Conda Bell Pickett, of Indianapolis, and George H. Hoover, Charles E. Hoover, Perry W. Hoover, Mrs. Emma Smith and Mrs. Mary M. Smith, all of Shelbyville. Six granddaughters; one great granddaughter; a brother, Jacob Hoover, of Kentucky, also survive him.
Funeral will take place at the home Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock in charge of Rev. McCarty and interment will be in Forest Hill in charge of C. P. Fix and Son, funeral directors.
Submitted by Barb Huff for Rita Huebler
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