Shelby  County  Indiana


Shelbyville  News
Friday, February 16, 2001
Helen F. Poe, 82, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001, at Major Hospital.
Born May 16, 1918, in Shelbyville, d/o  Frank and Elizabeth (Rickie) Schoentrup.  She married  Edwin L. Poe  on Jan. 17, 1953, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 1996.  Survivors include one son, Frank Poe  of Shelbyville; one daughter-in-law, Penny Poe  of Shelbyville; and three grandsons, Shane Poe,  Trevor Poe  and  Clint Poe, all of Shelbyville.
Preceded in death by one brother, Clarence Schoentrup, and one sister, Mary Tingle.
Graduated in 1937 from St. Joseph Catholic School.  Homemaker.  Bookkeeper for Ed Poe and Sons Concrete Contractors in Shelbyville.
Member of Daughters of Isabella, where she was past regent; St. Rose of Lima Circle; and St. Annes Altar Society, where she was a former secretary.
St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St., with the Rev. John Fink officiating.
Burial St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery in Shelby County.
Rosary recited Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St.
Memorial contributions to St. Vincent's Cemetery Association, 4218 E. Michigan Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176 or St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, July 25, 1933
Mary Magdeline Poe Dies at
Home Near Franklin; Fu-
neral Services Wed.
          Mary Magdeline Poe,  widow of the late  Nathan Poe,  died at her home in Clark township, Johnson county, three miles east of Franklin, at four o'clock Monday afternoon following a long illness.  She had been seriously ill for the past six months.  Mrs. Poe's husband was buried on June 14 of this year.
          She was the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stewart  and was born in South Carolina September 8, 1866 being at the time of death 66 years, 10 months, and 17 days old.  On July 24, 1883, she was united in marriage to Mr. Poe and to this union five children were born, three daughters and two sons, all of whom survive,  Mrs. Benjamin Tucker,  Mrs. Claude Walton,  Mrs. Melvin Shadley,  and  Willard Poe,  all of Shelbyville and William J. Poe  of Franklin.
          Besides the children, she also leaves eighteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two sisters,  Mrs. Rose Thurston  of this city and  Mrs. George Brown  of Blue Ridge and one brother,  John Stewart  of Carthage.
          She was a member of the Trinity Methodist church and of the Court of Honor ledge of Shelbyville.
          Funeral services will be held at the Trinity Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon after short services at the late home at one o'clock.  Rev. Mrs. Josephine Huffer will officiate and burial will be made in the family lot in the Forrest[sic] Hill cemetery in charge of C. F. Fix and Son, funeral directors.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
January 8, 1891
          Joseph E. Poe, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Poe,  died at their residence on the corner of Pike and Jackson streets, at 7:10 Sunday night of diptheria, age 6 years.  He was buried at Forest Hill Cemetery Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  D. B. Wilson, funeral director.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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