The Shelbyville News
Mrs. Josephine Lawver, 89, died at the home of a daughter
Mrs. Norman Palmer, 477 W. Hendricks St. this morning at 3:00 o'clock. She had been in ill health for several
years and seriously ill for the past week.
February 8, 1950
Mrs. Josephine Lawver
Rites at Edinburg
She was born April 8, 1860, a daughter of Hess and Julia (Meeks) Lawver,
and had made her home in Edinburg until she came to live at the Palmer residence several years ago. Her husband, Albert Lawver,
died many years ago.
Survivors include, with Mrs. Palmer, five other daughters Mrs. Sarah King, of Davenport,
Iowa; Mrs. Mary McAllister, and Mrs. Annabelle Phillips, Edinburg; Mrs. Myrtle Neligh
and Mrs. John Gikes of Columbus, besides several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Two sons preceded their
mother in death.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed but friends may call at the Gosney Funeral Home at
Edinburg after 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. Burial will be at Resthaven cemetery at Edinburg.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming