Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Mrs. Blanche M. McComas, 65, wife of Roy McComas of 261 West Taylor street, died this morning.
Friday May 2, 1952
LOCAL WOMAN DIES
Mrs. Blanche McComas, 65, Ill Six Months
Born in Corinth, Kentucky, on July 2, 1886, d/o Mr. and Mrs. Gashum Smith.
Lived in Shelbyville most of her life.
First married to Wesley McGinnis and then to Harry Barlow
; June 9, 1942, she married Roy McComas.
Surviving: husband; two sons, Melbourne McGinnis of Shelbyville, and Lee Adrain Barlow, who is serving with the U.S. Army on Okinawa; a step-son, Paul McComas, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; three grandchildren; one step-grandson; a great grandchild; one brother, James Robert Smith of Peoria, Illinois; two half-brothers, Leonard Smith of Morgantown and Charles Wesley Smith of Indianapolis and two half-sisters, Mrs. Violet E. Manning of Shelbyville and Mrs. Lucille Wingfield of Lowell, Kentucky.
Member of the Rebekah Lodge, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Women’s Relief Corps.
Sleeth Funeral Home with the Rev. A.M. Hamilton officiating.
Burial: Forest Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:00 p.m. Saturday.
Contributed by Barb Huff
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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