Shelby  County  Indiana

Stagg / Staggs

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, November 15, 1976

          Hollis H. Stagg,  84, R.R. 7, Rushville died at 9:42 p.m. Sunday at Greensburg Hospital.  He had been in failing health several months.  Born Jan. 31, 1892 in Holton, he was the son of  Michael and  Martha (Peak) Stagg.  Surviving are three sons,  Wilmer Stagg,  Greensburg,  Hollis John Stagg,  Riverton, Wyo., and  Paul Stagg,  R.R. 7, Rushville, a daughter  Mrs. Vernie (Mabel) Swinford,  R.R. 6, Rushville and nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  Three brothers and two sisters preceded in death.
          A retired employe of the State Highway Department and Wayne Feed Store, Rushville, Mr. Stagg was a member of the Clarksburg Christian Church.  He had resided in the Clarksburg, Rushville and Homer communities for the past 30 years.
          Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Moster and Sons Mortuary, Rushville, with Donald Heller and Charles D. Taylor officiating.  Entombment will be in East Hill Shrine Mausoleum, Rushville.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming.

The  Elwood  Daily Record
November 9, 1901
          Thomas B. Staggs, aged 70 years, passed away yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock at his late home, corner of North C and Ninth streets.  He had been ailing for some time ad his demise was not wholly unexpected.  The deceased was born in England and came to this country 27 years ago.  He has been a citizen of Elwood for seven years.  He leaves a wife and a daughter, Mrs. Richard Oldham  of this city.  He was a member of the Episcopal church.  The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon from the East Main street Christian church.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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