Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, 2 Aug 1937
          George Phemister, 69, retired druggist of Acton died at his home at 6:30 o'clock this morning following a lengthy illness.
          Funeral services will be held at the Baptist church in Acton at 2 p.m. Wednesday, with the Rev. George Kimsey officiating.  Burial is to be at the Acton cemetery in charge of J. C. Wilson, funeral director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday November 18, 1937
Page 3 column 4
Plan Funeral Services for Mrs. Lula Glackman Phemister
          Funeral services for Mrs. Lula Glackman Phemister, 52, of Acton, who died Wednesday afternoon at the Methodist hospital in Indianapolis, will be held at the Lewis Creek Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Friday, following short services at the home in Acton at 12:45 p.m.
          The Rev. George Kimsley, pastor of the Bellevue Blvd Baptist church of Indianapolis, will officiate, and burial will be in the family lot in the Lewis Creek cemetery in charge of C. F. Fix & Son, funeral directors.
          Mrs. Phemister was taken to the hospital November 8 for observation and treatment and on November 15, she underwent an operation.
          The deceased was born in Washington township, March 25, 1885, and was the daughter of  David and Harriett Pope. She was married to John Glackman thirty-one years ago.  He died November 17, 1929**. One son, Clark Glackman, of Shelbyville, was born. In June 1929 she married Mr. Phemister who operated a drug store in Acton.  He died August 2, 1937.
          Survivors are four brothers, Clarence Pope, of Shelby township; Floyd Pope, Bartholomew county, and Alvin Pope, of Shelbyville; four sisters, Mrs. Alvin [Elizabeth] Knowlton of Columbus; Mrs. Bert [Lona] Campbell of Hope; Mrs. Kate Yeager of Hartsville, and Mrs. Samuel [Ida M.] Moore of Shelbyville, and several nieces and nephews.
          Mrs. Phemister was a member of the Lewis Creek Baptist church and of the Order of eastern Star of Acton.
Contributed by Barb Huff
**Note from Betty Kitchen:  John Glackman's  death certificate (Shelby County, Indiana, Book H-26, page 53) shows that he died 14 Nov 1920 in Shelby Township at age 38.

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