The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday September 6, 1955
Long Illness Fatal to Lifelong County Woman
Mrs. Emma A. Lightfoot, 78, died at a Madison hospital this morning.  Ill for several years; hospitalized for the last two years.
Lifelong resident of Shelby county; home was on R.R.3. 
D/o  George M. and Louisa Haehl,  born June 7, 1877.
Widow of  Esta Lightfoot .
Survived by one son, George Lightfoot  of Marion township; three grandchildren; one sister and four brothers, Mrs. Harry Weakley;  Walter  and  Bruce Haehl, of this city, William Haehl  of Indianapolis and  Robert Haehl.
Member of the First Christian church and the MacCabees lodge.
Sleeth Funeral Home, Rev. John Faust officiate.  
Burial will be in Forest Hill cemetery.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Dick Weakley
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday February 26, 1948
          Estie Lightfoot, 70, died at 7:30 a.m. today at his home, 523 W. Mechanic street, after an illness of four years of a heart ailment.
          Born March 11, 1877 in Shelby county, he was the son of  McCall  and  Mary (Spillman) Lightfoot.  He was married to  Emma Haehl  in 1899.  Mr. Lightfoot was a member of the West Street Methodist church.
          Surviving are his wife, two sons, Earl  and  George, both of Shelbyville; three grandchildren, one great grandchild; and a sister, Mrs. Maude Caudell, of Shelby county.
          Funeral services will be conducted at the Murphy Mortuary at 2:00 p.m. Saturday with Rev. C. M. Hager, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will be made in the City cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 2:00 p.m. Friday.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Dick Weakley

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday March 1, 1935
Page 1 column 7
Funeral Services to Be Held Sunday For Mrs. Mary Lightfoot, 81
          Mrs. Mary A. Lightfoot, 81 years of age, died at her home, 817 Meridian street, at 7:45 o’clock last night from complications incidental to her advanced age.  She had been in failing health for the past two years.
          Mrs. Lightfoot was born near Lexington, Kentucky, November 12, 1853, the daughter of  Benoni and Nancy Spillman.  Her marriage to  McCall Lightfoot, a Civil war veteran, took place July 3, 1873.  He preceded her in death September 3, 1925.
          She had been a resident of Shelbyville for the past forty-six years.
          Survivors are four children;  Estie Lightfoot,  Frank Lightfoot and  Mrs. Maude Lemmon, all of Shelbyville, and  Harry Lightfoot, of Frankfort; two grandchildren,  Earl  and  George Lightfoot, and one great granddaughter, Margaret Lightfoot.
          Mrs. Lightfoot was a charter member of the West Street M.E. church and was also a member of the Women’s Relief Corps.
          Funeral services will be held at the late home on Meridian street at 2:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon.  The Rev. Paul Million, pastor of the First Christian church, will officiate and burial will be in the family lot in the City cemetery.  C. F. Fix & Son, funeral directors, will be in charge.
          Friends may call at the home any time after 5:00 o’clock Friday evening.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Dick Weakley

The  Shelbyville  Democrat
Thursday September 3, 1925

McCall Lightfoot Passed Away After three Days’ Illness Due to Apoplexy
          McCall Lightfoot, a resident of this city for many years, and a veteran of the Civil War, passed away at 3 o’clock this morning at his home 817 Meridian street, following an illness of only three days.  His death was caused by apoplexy and although his health had not been the best during the past several months, his death was unexpected and is a great shock to his many friends.
          He was born October 20, 1844, being at the time of death, eighty years, ten months and eleven days old.  In the year 1873 he was united in marriage with  Miss Mary Spillman  and to this union four children, three sons and one daughter were born.  The sons are  Estie  and  Frank Lightfoot, of this city, and  Harry Lightfoot, of Indianapolis, and the daughter is  Mrs. Alex Lemmon, of this city.  He is also survived by the widow, Mrs. Mary Lightfoot, two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
          At the outbreak of the Civil War he enlisted on Co. H. 16th Indiana Volunteers, and served with this company during the duration of the war.  He was a member of Dumont Post, No. 18 G.A.R., and was one of the best known and prominent war veterans of the community.
          Funeral services will be held at the late home at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon and burial will be in the City cemetery on west Pennsylvania street.  Ralph J. Edwards is the undertaker in charge.
Contributed by Barb Huff  for Dick Weakley

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