Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville Republican
Edwin L. Sever, age 75 years, well known resident of Waldron, was found dead in the barn at the rear of his home at nine o'clock Sunday morning by a son, L. L. Sever, also of Waldron. County Coroner Thomas Cartmel who investigated reported that death was caused by a cerebral hemorrhage. Mr. Sever, who lived alone, was believed to have died sometime Saturday night.
Monday, August 29, 1932
FOUND DEAD IN
BARN NEAR HOME
Body of Edwin L. Sever of
Waldron, Discovered By
Son Sunday Morning.
DIED SATURDAY NIGHT
The deceased was born in Illinois on November 9, 1856. He was married on August 14, 1879 to Leonie A. Maze and three of the four children born to the couple survive. They are: Mrs. Annice Abernathy, of Homer; Clem Z. and L. L. Sever, both of Waldron. The deceased also leaves four grandchildren and one brother, F. A. Sever, of Lynnville, Ky.
Mr. Sever was a member of the old St. John church, formerly located near Waldron.
Funeral services will be held at the L. L. Sever home, at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. Leo S. Lovell, pastor of the Waldron M. E. church, officiating. Burial will be in the Norristown cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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