Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Martha Phelps Scudder, 77, of Edinburgh, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004.
Thursday, May 27, 2004
Born Feb. 21, 1927, in Somerset, Ky., d/o Christopher Columbus and Hessie (Tomlinson) Brinson.
Survivors include six daughters, Deloris Sutherland and Patti McColley, both of Columbus, Katie Marshall of Greenwood, Pam Streeval, Michele Phelps and Tammy Phelps, all of Edinburgh; four sons, Larry Melvin Phelps of Hope, Bobby Phelps of Rocky Face, Ga., David Phelps of Fishers and Tim Phelps of Edinburgh; one sister, Vona Phelps of Hope; six brothers, Herbert Brinson of Waldron, Hobert Brinson, Hubert Brinson, Charlie Brinson and Paul Brinson, all of Shelbyville, and Eddie Brinson of Georgia; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one brother, Oran Brinson; two sisters, Flonnie Phelps and Dona Dykes; and two grandchildren, Barrett Phelps and Stacy Phelps.
Norman Funeral Home, 604 Main St. in Hope. Garry Christy officiating.
Burial will be in Flat Rock Cemetery, in Shelby County.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Center of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelby Democrat
How forcibly the truth of the words, "We are gathering Home one by one," come to us as with tear-dimmed eyes we offer our last loving tribute to the memory of Brother Clarence Scudder. Brother Scudder answered to the call of his Master, Monday, December 6, 1915, with absolute trust in his Savior, laid down the cares of this life and rested in the "Arms of Jesus."
Thursday, December 23, 1915
Whereas, the Everlasting FAther, the Prince of Peace, whose ways are past our understanding, has stilled the voice and so suddenly called to his long home our beloved brother, be it
Resolved, that while Honor Temple No. 328, Pythian Sisters, bows in humble submission to the of will of "Him who doeth all things well," we do not the less mourn for our brother.
Resolved, that our sympathies are with the wife, daughters, son, mother, brothers and sisters, who remain, and may the hope of a glad reunion brighten the years of their life.
Resolved, as a token of respect our charter be draped in mourning for thirty days.
Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be sent [to] the immediate family and be spread on the records of our Temple.
MAE E. HUNT,
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelbyville Republican
Hezekiah Scudder, one of the most prominent aged farmers in this county, died at his home in Shelby township, Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock, of pneumonia. Mr. Scudder was born in Butler county, Ohio in 1830 and at the time of his death was eighty-two years and eleven months old. Mr. Scudder was the father of seventeen children, eleven of whom survive. They are Clara Keltner, of Hamilton, Ohio; Mrs. Hannah Skinner, of Hamilton, Ohio; Omer Scudder, of Columbus; Jesse Scudder of Huntington, Indiana; Mrs. Minnie Payne, of Dayton, Ohio; J. C. Scudder, Enos Scudder, Wilbur Scudder, Mrs. Anna Henderson and Miss Mattie Scudder, all of this county, and Asa Scudder of Colorado. The funeral services will be held in the Cave Mills church Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. A. A. Burns officiating. Interment in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Thursday, November 28, 1912
Page 2, column 2
DEATHS AND FUNERALS
[Buried Floyd Cemetery-BH]
Submitted by Barb Huff
The Shelbyville Daily Democrat
Miss Fannie Scudder died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hezekiah Scudder, of Shelby township at ten minutes after eight o'clock this morning. She was aged forty-one years, three months and twenty-nine days. Her death was due to Bright's disease. She is survived by her parents, by five brothers and three sisters. The brothers are J. C. Scudder, Enos Scudder and Wilbur Scudder of this county, James Scudder of Huntington and Omer Scudder of Columbus. The sisters are Mrs. Minnie Payne of Dayton, Ohio, Miss Mattie Scudder and Mrs. Amy Hendrickson of this county.
November 6, 1907
Miss Fannie Scudder Dead.
The funeral services will be held at two o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Floyd Christian church, the Rev. Alfonso Burns officiating. Interment in the Floyd cemetery in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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