Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Maple


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, June 25, 1951
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Former Resident Of Shelby County Dies
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          Word has been received here of the death of  Mrs. Leona Campbell Maple, 76-year-old Shelby County native, at Lafayette.  The daughter of  David and Linnie Campbell, she was born in Shelby county in March 1875.  She was married to  Vesa Maple in 1893 and they went to Lafayette 47 years ago.
          She is survived by a son and daughter, W. P. Maple  and  Mrs. Charles E. Craw.  Also surviving are four grandchildren.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday, February 21, 1940
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EARL  A.  MAPLE
DIES  SUDDENLY
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Widely Known Shelbyville
Man, 46, Stricken Fa-
tally at Kokomo
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          Earl A. Maple,  age forty-six, sales manager of the gas and electric stove division of the Globe American Corporation of Kokomo and former proprietor of the Tri-County Golf course near here, died suddenly at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Kokomo hospital following a heart seizure.
          Mr. Maple, whose home was at 309 west Washington street, was stricken Monday afternoon at Kokomo and taken immediately to the hospital.
          Until last Friday he made his home on the farm where he formerly maintained the golf course but he moved here last week after purchasing a new home.  He had been with the Kokomo concern the past five years and for twelve years before that, was connected with the Chambers Corporation here, at the same time operating the golf course.
          The son of  William and  Luella (Cosler) Maple,  he was born here September 30, 1893, and on October 31, 1914, he was married to  Glenna Roberts,  of Greensburg.
          To this union two children were born, both of whom survive with the widow.  They are  Miss Helen Maple  and  Ted Maple,  both at home.  He is also survived by two brothers,  Russell Maple,  of Indianapolis, and  Garnet,  of Texarkana, Tex.; three sisters,  Mrs. Bertha Reiver,  Mrs. Margaret Robins  and  Miss Delena Maple,  all of this city, and several nieces and nephews.
          He is a member of the Elks lodge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, September 23, 1909
Page 1 column 6
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MRS. JANE  MAPLE  CALLED  AWAY
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Died At Her Home In Elm Street
After Two Years Of Suffering
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Post Mortem Examination Held Later
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ALWAYS  LIVED  IN  SHELBYVILLE
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Funeral Services Will Be Held At
The Winchester M.E. Church
Saturday Morning By Rev. Richmond
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          Mrs. Jane Maple died at her home at 216 South Elm street Thursday morning at two o'clock.  Death was due to chronic myocarditis.  The funeral services will be held at the Winchester M.E. Church Saturday morning at ten-thirty, the Rev. L.O. Richmond officiating.  Interment will be made in the Winchester cemetery in charge of Marshall G. Tindall.  The cortege will leave the house at nine o'clock Saturday morning.  Friends wishing to view the remains may call at the house between four and eight thirty p.m. Friday and from eight until nine Saturday morning.  A post mortem examination was held at two o'clock Thursday afternoon by  Drs. H. Phares,  Will Tindall,  W.C. McFadden  and  Morris Drake. The deceased was born in this county, November 29, 1849, and all of her life was spent here.  She was married March 4, 1869 to Henry Maple.  To this union was born five children, three of whom survive.  They are  Sylvester, of  Lafayette;  Millard, of Indianapolis;  Ralph  of this city.  One of the children died in infancy while  Charles  died in the city of Bloomington about three years ago.  Three grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Mary Endicott, of Washington township also survive.  Mrs. Maple had been sick for some time and her death did not happen unexpectedly.  For almost two years she has been under the care of a physician but although all this time she endured the suffering very patiently.  At the time of her death her relatives were gathered about the bed side, having been called three days ago when she suddenly became worse.  Mrs. Maple was a member of the Winchester M.E. church, having been a church member for many years.  Her demise will bemmourned by a large circle of friends who are numbered by the score.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday June 9, 1906
Page 4 column 3
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(From Wednesday’s Daily)
        The body of Ephriam B. Maple, who died in the Central Insane Hospital Tuesday, has been taken to the home of his sister,  Mrs. Malinda Gillespie,  west of Waldron, for burial.  Maple was 66 years old and had been in the hospital at times during the last 20 years.  During that time he had received a pension, which remained intact and compounding in interest has grown to a large sum.  Maple was a member of the Thirty-seventh Indiana Infantry and the Ninth Cavalry.  His near relatives are  Mrs. Julia Rogers,  Springfield, Missouri,  Mrs. Elizabeth Barnes,  Shelbyville.  The funeral took place this afternoon at the Lewis Creek Baptist church, the Rev. Anthony, officiating.  Burial was made in the Lewis Creek cemetery, in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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