Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Keaton


The  Shelby  Democrat
Saturday, January 14, 1933
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KEATON  FUNERAL
WILL  BE  MONDAY
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Resident of Morristown
Community Succumbed
Following Stroke Apoplexy
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LEAVES  NIECE,  NEPHEWS
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          Mrs. May Keaton, beloved resident of the Morristown community succumbed Friday, January 13, at 3:30 p.m., following a stroke of apooplexy on Thursday.  Mrs. Keaton was born in Indianapolis June 19, 1887, the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. David Kemp  who with the husband, preceded her in death.
          The deceased was united in marriage to Mr. Keaton, March 2, 1887, whose entire married life was spent in Hanover township.  She was a member of the M. E. church at Morristown and the Ivy Rebekah lodge No. 281.  She leaves six nephews,  Charles Kemp  of Gwynneville,  James,  William,  and  David Kemp  of Morristown, and  Hardy  and  Edward Kemp,  and one niece,  Mrs. Will Thornhill  of Missouri.
          Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the late home in Morristown with the Rev. E. A. Gillum officiating.  Interment will be in the Asbury semetery in charge of L. V. Hauk, funeral director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday, March 7, 1917
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MRS. ELMIRA  KEATON
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Widow of Civil War Veteran
Dead at Fountaintown Home
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          Mrs. Elmira Keaton, age 71, widow of  Thomas Keaton, a veteran in the civil war, died at 2:00 o'clock this morning at her home in Fountaintown of a complication of diseases.  The funeral services will be held at the Fountaintown home, at 11 o'clock Friday morning, the Rev. Ernest Patterson, officiating.
          She is survived by three children, Carey, of Maxwell, Indiana;  Mrs. Harry Wood, Mohawk;  Mrs. May Rafferty, at home.
[Fountaintown Cemetery]
Submitted by Barb Huff  for Sherri Fabert


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Saturday July 5, 1913
Page 4 column 2
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DEATHS  AND  FUNERALS
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          Miss Alma Keaton, aged forty years, died at the Central Insane Hospital in Indianapolis Friday morning.  She had been confined in this institution five years last April.  Her death was caused from nervous trouble and cancer.  The deceased was the daughter of  Mrs. Elmira Keaton, who resides in Fountaintown.  She leaves one brother, Carey Keaton, of Maxwell, and three sisters, Mrs. Cora Shank  of Fountaintown, Mrs. Mary Woods of Williamsburg, and  Miss Fay Keaton, who resides wither her mother in Fountaintown.
          The funeral will be held at the home of her mother at 2p.m. Sunday, Rev. Addison, pastor of the Christian church, will have charge of the services.  Interment will be made in the Sugar Creek cemetery, north of Carrollton.
Submitted by Barb Huff  for Sherri Fabert


The  Daily  Republican
Saturday March 24, 1888
Page 4 column 3
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          Mrs. Ben [Mary A.] Keaton, of Hanover township, died yesterday and her husband is also living at the point of death.
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Wednesday March 28, 1888
Page 3 column 3
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          Mrs. Benjamin [Mary A.] Keaton, who had been lingering for some time, died last week.  Her remains were interred in the Hanover cemetery on Saturday.  Rev. Prichard preached the funeral sermon at the home of the deceased.
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Hanover Cemetery
Mary A. Keaton
April 19, 1818 - March 22, 1888
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Contributed by Barb Huff  for Dave Keating

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