The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, October 5, 1944
MRS. MILNES,  86,        
Mother of County Resident
is Dead 
          Mrs. Elizabeth C. Milnes, age 86, resident of Edinburg, died Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. at the home of a daughter,  Mrs. Mary Stillabower, near Wilson Corner.
          She was born in Bartholomew county on August 22, 1858, the daughter of  Samuel and  Martha Anderson Coy.  She was married to  William T. Milnes  early in life.  The husband the three of six children born to the union preceded her in death.
          Mrs. Milnes was a member of the New Bethel Christian Church and an associate member of the Edinburg Methodist Church, where funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Ray Bozell officiating.  Burial will be made in Rest Haven cemetery at Edinburg.
          Surviving with the daughter at whose home she died are two sons,  Alvin L. Milnes, of near Norristown, and  Roy E. Milnes, of near Edinburg; two sisters,  Mrs. Mary Coffman, of Edinburg, and  Mrs. Ardella Edwards, of Clifford; one brother,  R. A. Coy, of Edinburg; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
          Friends may call at the late home on south Main St. in Edinburg.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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