The Shelbyville News
Faun Stephens Pherigo, 71, Indianapolis, a former local resident, died Thrusday in Community Hospital, Indianapolis.
Friday, April 17, 1970
Mr. Pherigo, a retired employee of Indianapolis Power and Light Co., was born in Shelbyville, the son of William and Bertha (Stephens) Pherigo. He lived here until he completed his schooling.
Only immediate survivor is his wife.
Services will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Mortuary, Indianapolis, and burial will be in Indianapolis. Friends may call at the mortuary at any time.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Indianapolis Star
Mrs. Esther Ellen (Spurlin) Pherigo, widow of the late
died Saturday afternoon at 4:30 at her home in Shelby township, after a brief
illness with complications of diseases.
Monday April 21, 1924
Page 4 column 2
SICK FEW DAYS; DIED SATURDAY
Mrs. Esther Ellen Pherigo Passed Away
At Home In Shelby Township
FUNERAL TUESDAY MORNING
Mrs. Pherigo was born in Washington township, September 7, 1846 and was 77
years old at the time of her death. She is survived by four children; Mrs.
Stella J. Small, of Indianapolis; June, who made his home with his
mother; Claude Pherigo, of Wilson and Dale of Flat Rock.
also survived by a brother, Washington Spurlin, of Lewis Creek and by
several grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of the Baptist
church in Jackson township, was active in her community and numbered many
The funeral will be held at the Lewis Creek Baptist church at ten o’clock
Tuesday morning, Rev. Overman, pastor of the First Baptist church of this city.
Interment will be made in the church cemetery in charge of C. F. Fix & Son.
Contributed by Barb Huff
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