Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, June 3, 2002
John J. Slifer
John J. Slifer, 75, of Morristown, died Saturday, June 1, 2002, at his home.
Born May 3, 1927, in Fountaintown, s/o  Orville and Frances (Bunnell) Slifer.  Married  Ruth V. Tillison  on Aug. 5, 1950; she survives.
Other survivors:  brother, Robert Slifer  of Morristown; one sister-in-law, Hazel Slifer  of Morristown; one brother-in-law, Max Romack  of Morristown; two nephews, Mike Slifer  of San Antonio, Texas, and  Roger Slifer  of California; four nieces, Kathy Hoffman  of Arlington, Anita Consley  of Shelbyville, Mrs. Anthony (Linda) Mummert  and  Mrs. Elmer (Connie) Carlton, both of Morristown.
Preceded in death by one infant brother, one infant sister and his sister, Lillian Slifer.
RCA in Indianapolis, retiring in 1988.
Graduated in 1945 from Morristown High School.  U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946.
Last living charter member Fountaintown Vol Fire Dept, a member of American Legion Post No. 102 in Morristown, and union steward with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1048.
Frazier Funeral Home, 124 E. North St. in Morristown, with the Rev. Michael Smith officiating.
Burial will be in Fountaintown Cemetery in Fountaintown.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Thursday, October 5, 1905
          Mrs. Mary Slifer,  wife of  Philip Slifer,  south of town [St. Paul], died at her home Saturday morning, Sept. 30, 1905, of cancer of the stomach, aged about sixty years.  The funeral occurred Monday afternoon at two o'clock at Wesley Chapel.  Rev. Samuel D. Hawkins, officiating.  Interment in the Copeland cemetery, F. W. Avery in charge.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Monday, October 2, 1905
          Mrs. Mary Slifer,  wife of  Philip Slifer,  died at her home in St. Paul, Saturday morning, of paralysis, age seventy years.  The funeral was held today at two o'clock; the Rev. S. D. Hawkins officiating.  Interment at the Chapel cemetery.  Funeral in charge of F. W. Avery, of St. Paul.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Wednesday, September 20, 1905
          Mrs. Phoebe Slifer  died at her late home in this place Sunday morning at 5 [or 8?] o'clock of a complication of diseases, aged about fifty-six years.  She was unconscious at the time of her death.  She leaves a husband, five daughters -- Miss Eva Slifer  and  Mrs. Frances Shipp,  of this place,  Mrs. Alice Webber,  of Indianapolis;  Mrs. Frank Small,  of Shelbyville, and  Mrs. Elizabeth Kienest  of Danville, Illinois, and two sons -- Walter Slifer,  of Illinois, and  George Slifer,  of this place.  The funeral services were held at her late residence Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Morrow, of Greensburg, officating.  Interment was made in Paul Hill cemetery in charge of F. W. Avery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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