A Shelby County Newspaper
Eugene Hysom, 17 years old, son of H. R. Hysom, a former business man of Shelbyville, died at noon on Thursday in Cincinnati while enroute to his home in Morristown from Florida where the youth had been taken two months ago for the benefit of his health. Complications following an illness of pneumonia caused the death of the youth who was popularly known in the Morristown community.
Death Occurred While Enroute Home
Morristown Youth Passed Away Cincinnati - Had Gone to Florida for Health
The family left for Florida on September 11 in the interest of the boy's health. His condition failed to improve in the southland and no hope was given for his recovery. The trip home was started several days ago and the family reached Cincinnati, where the end came. Mr. Hysom, Sr. formerly owned and operated the Nash automobile agency in the city, altho the family continued to reside in Morristown.
The youth was quite well known in Morristown. He was in the junior class of the Morristown high school and was a leader among the young people at the Morristown M. E. church. Besides his parents he is survived by one sister, Doris and his grandmother.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Morristown M.E. Church, the Rev. Mr. Ramsey, officiating. The body will arrive in Shelbyville at 5:30 o'clock this evening and will be taken to Morristown. Burial will probably be in Asbury cemetery.
Submitted by Anne Ruby
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