Shelby County Indiana
The Kokomo Tribune
Tipton---- Mrs. Erma Smullen,
81, 237 Green St., died at 4 p.m. Saturday in
Tipton County Hospital, following an illness of two years. Born in
Lewisville, July 28, 1892, she was the daughter of Willard C. and Eva
Francher Pierson. On Feb. 1, 1912, she married John Smullen,
who survives. She has lived in Tipton for the past 30 years and was a saleslady for the
Empire Lamp Co. and the Ardult Lamp Co., both of Chicago. She was a member
of the West Street Christian Church and the Business and Professional Women
of Tipton. She had graduated from the Spiceland Academy in Spiceland.
Surviving are a son, Dr. Willard C. Smullen of Decatur, Ill.; one sister
Mrs. W. D. Inlow of Shelbyville; two grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the
Leatherman-Morris Funeral Home, here, with Rev. James Orr officiating. Burial will be in the Lewisville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral
home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.
June 2, 1974
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin
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