Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
March 16, 2004
Ethel Amelia Hungerford, 99, Rushville, died Monday, March 15, 2004, Rush Memorial Hospital.
Born March 16, 1904, in Rush County, d/o  Washington and Harriet (Scull) Gosnell.
Married  Iden Hungerford  on June 14, 1927; he preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1993.
Survivors:  daughter,  Mary Martha Wilson Brooks of Gowdy;  three grandchildren,  Stephen Brooks  of Columbus,  Joe Brooks (wife, Gretchen) of Fishers and  Susan Layton (husband, Mathew) of Greenfield; three great-grandchildren.
First Senior Citizen Queen of Rush County in 1976 and won the Janice Award also in 1976
Member of Milroy United Methodist Church, where she had been chairman of the mission project and Sunday school teacher; Daughters of the American Revolution; charter member of Rush Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; 30-year chairman of the hospital toy project; charter member of Merry Martha Home Economics Club of Orange Township; Milroy Research Literary Club; and Tri Psi Sorority.
Burns Funeral Home, 110 W. Main St. in Milroy.
Services:  Milroy United Methodist Church, in Milroy, Rev. Robert Land officiating.
Burial:  Moscow Cemetery, in Moscow.
Contributions may be made to Milroy United Methodist Church or Rush County Community Foundation.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, October 23, 2003
Welton Hungerford, 77, of Manilla, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003.
Born Aug. 28, 1926, in Decatur County, s/o  Welton  and  Kathleen (Thompson) Hungerford Sr.  Married  Virginia Mae Weddle  and she preceded him in death in 1971.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Wagoner  (husband, Jeff)  of Manilla and  Kim Mohr  (husband, Doug) of Fairland; and five grandchildren, Natessa Wagoner,  Brandon Wagoner,  Brooke Gilbert,  Ross Mohr  and  Madison Mohr.
Lifelong Manilla resident.
Farmer and welder.
U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road.
Rev. Johnny Lee Sanders officiating.
Blue Ridge Cemetery in Blue Ridge.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, October 16, 1970
          Services for  Bernard R. Hungerford,  70, Waco, Tex., former local resident, will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the Wilkerson-Hatch Mortuary at Waco, with burial there.  Mrs. Hungerford died suddenly Thursday at his home in Waco after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage.
          Born April 1, 1900, he was the son of  Dorsey Hungerford,  who is a resident at the Heritage House Convalescent Center here, and a brother of  Max A. Hungerford  of Waldron.  Other survivors include the widow, the former  Marie Duncan;  two son,  Eugene Hungerford,  Greenville, Tex., and  Emerson Hungerford,  Arlington, Tex., and five grandchildren.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
April 17, 1930
Page 2
          John Hungerford,  only brother of  Orlando Hungerford,  of this city, died at his home in Marion, Ind., Saturday night of a complication of diseases incidental to his advanced age of eighty-four years.
          Funeral services were conducted at two o'clock this afternoon with burial at Marion.  Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Hungerford attended the last rites.
          Mr. Hungerford was born in Rush county and spent the greater part of his life in that community.  He was widely known throughout Shelby county.
        He is survived by four children, all of near Marion, the one brother and one sister,  Mrs. Carolyn Hodge,  of Rush county and a number of nieces and nephews.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  National  Volunteer
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December 22, 1853
          William Hungerford, a carpenter at work on the house of Andrew Yargin in Van Buren Township was murdered by George Bixler on Thursday, December 15th.
Abstracted by Maurice Holmes, in his book Shelbyville, Indiana, Newspaper Excerpts: 1853-1859.  Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan, with permission from the author.

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