The Shelbyville Democrat
Mary Porterfield, aged 75, died
at her home in Tuscola this morning. News of her demise reached this
city this afternoon. The undertaking firm of Hageman & Hawkins
received a telegram notifying them to meet the body at the
three-fifty train on the Big Four tomorrow evening. The deceased
formerly resided in this city, but removed to Tuscola about four
years ago, where she has since made her home with her son-in-law John
Lowden. Among the survivors are two sons, Will and Sam
Porterfield, of this city. Interment will be made in the City
cemetery tomorrow afternoon in charge of Hageman & Hawkins.
Wednesday May 18, 1910
DIED THIS MORNING
Contributed by Barb Huff
A Shelbyville Newspaper
Porterfield, died at the home of his mother, Mrs. Mary
Porterfield, at 98 east Elizabeth street, at 10:45 p.m. on
Wednesday. He was thirty-eight years old. He is survived by his
mother, one sister, Mrs. Rosilla Molding, residing in Illinois, and
two brothers, William and Samuel Porterfield, of
this city. Funeral services will be held at the house at 2:30 p.m.
Friday. Burial in city cemetery. Edwards & Hageman in charge.
April 4, 1907
GRIP CAUSES HEART TROUBLE
Edward Porterfield Dies Suddenly as
Result of Attack.
Mr. Porterfield's death
was caused by heart trouble brought on by an attack of la grippe with which he
has been suffering for several days. He was much improved yesterday, but
an attack of heart trouble came on about eight o'clock and a second one followed
within a short time. The third attach shortly before eleven o'clock proved
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming