Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
2 Jan 2004
          Norma Marie Stanley,  83, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Major Hospital.  Born Dec. 8, 1920, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of  Frank and  Thena (Stevens) Taggart.*  She married  Howard Stanley  Dec. 24, 1939, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 1979.
          Survivors include two daughters,  Sharon (David) Pearce  of Waldron and  Pamela (John) Farlow   of Snohomish, Wash.; one son,  Stephen (Irene) Stanley  of Shelbyville; one sister,  Katherine Lozier  of North Vernon; one half-brother,  Robert Taggart  of Indianapolis; one half-sister,  Virginia (Wayne) Jackson  of Shelbyville; nine grandchildren,  Lisa Thornburg,  Kim Collins,  Lori Yeend,  Tony Kuhn,  Dawn Branson,  Angela Kortepeter,  Sarah Farlow,   Jennifer Farlow  and  Anna Farlow;  three step-grandchildren,  Connie Smothers,  Jill Scheffer*  and  Kim Pearce;  17 great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one half-sister,  Delores McClain;  one half-brother,  James Taggart;  one grandson and one great-great-grandchild.
          Mrs. Stanley was a lifelong Shelby County resident.  She was employed by G.C. Murphy for 25 years, retiring in 1983.  Mrs. Stanley was a member of Crossroads Community Church.
          Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St.  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Mike Lockwood and Glenn Rumrill officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Community Church in care of Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.
*Betty's note:  Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007 gives  Thena and  Asbury Price  as the parents of Norma when she married Howard Laverne Stanley on 24 Dec 1939.  Her parents divorced, both remarried, so Frank Taggart would have been her stepfather.
**Phyllis' note:  The correct spelling is  Sheaffer.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Shelbyville  News
June 25, 2002
Harold D. Stanley, 98, of Shelbyville, died Monday, June 24, 2002, Major Hospital.
Born April 6, 1904, Manilla, s/o  William P. and Bertha M. (Hodge) Stanley.
Married  Nellie E. McCabe on Aug. 8, 1943; she preceded him in death.
Survivors:  caregivers  Arnold and  Jenny Riddle of Shelbyville.
Preceded in death by two brothers.
Barber in Rush County and in Shelbyville at the Stanley and Slagle Barber Shop last on South Harrison Street; barber in Boulder, Colo., in the 1940s. 
Farmer, retiring 1975.
Graduate of the Indiana Music Conservatory and a member of the Gwynneville Christian Church and attended the First Christian Church in Shelbyville.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home.
Burial:  Manilla Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 118 W. Washington St., Shelbyville, Ind., 46176.
Contributed and summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
28 Feb 1979
          Howard L. Stanley,  58, R.R. 5, Shelbyville was pronounced dead at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday shortly after arrival at Major Hospital's emergency room.  He became ill while bowling and was taken by the local Emergency Unit to the hospital.
          Mr. Stanley, who was employed by the Thomas Supermarket here, lived in this area for 40 years.  He belonged to the Shelbyville Eagles Lodge and Optimist Club and was also active in Boy Scout work.  Born June 12, 1920 in Tipton, a son of  Ross and  Blanche (Miller) Stanley,  he was married Dec. 24, 1939 to  Norma M. Taggart,  who survives.
          Also surviving are three children,  Stephen Stanley  and  Mrs. John (Pam) Farlow,  both of Shelbyville, and  Mrs. David (Sharon) Pearce,  Waldron; four sisters,  Mrs. Robert (Mary) Handly,  Shelbyville,  Mrs. Roscoe (Betty) Malcolm,  Rush County,  Mrs. Albert (Carolyn) McKenna,  Bradenton, Fla., and  Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Jordon,  Indianapolis; a brother,  Ross Stanley Jr.,  Indianapolis; and nine grandchildren.  Two brothers and a grandson preceded in death.
          Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Carmony Funeral Home with the Rev. Marvin Isley officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming and  Betty Kitchen

The  Kokomo  Tribune
December 13, 1971
Page 5
          Blanche Louise Stanley,  72, 8637 Ditch Rd., Indianapolis, formerly of Kokomo, died at 2:45 a.m. Monday in the St. Anthony Hospital, St. Petersburg, Fla., shortly after admission.  Born April 15, 1899, in Evansville, she was the daughter of  Frederick and Charlotte Schleutter Miller.  She had lived in Howard County most of her life and was a member of the Beamer United Methodist Church, the Women of the Moose and the Lady Eagles.  On Dec. 22, 1916 she was married to  James Ross Stanley,  who preceded her in death Nov. 9, 1962.  Surviving are three sons,  Ross Stanley, Jr.,  Indianapolis;  Howard L. Stanley,  Shelbyville, and  Wayne Stanley,  Kokomo R.R. 1; four daughters,  Mrs. Roscoe (Betty) Malcom, Moscow;  Mrs. Robert (Mary) Handley, Shelbyville;  Mrs. Ruth Hall,  Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Albert (Carolyn) McKenna,  St. Petersburg, Fla.; 20 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three brothers,  Joseph Miller,  Indianapolis;  Ted and Norman Miller  both of Kokomo; four sisters,  Mrs. Isaac (Leah) Cook  and  Mrs. Don (Helen) Shelley,  both of Kokomo;  Mrs. Jerry (Charlotte) Cohen  and  Mrs. Charles (Carrie) Steele,  both of Columbus, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.  A son is deceased.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Fenn Funeral home.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Kokomo  Tribune
July 31, 1968
Page 14
          Word has been received by Mrs. Ross Stanley,  Kokomo, and R.R.1, that her son  Fredrick Frank Stanley,  42, Portsmouth, Va., died there at noon Tuesday in his home following a several-year illness.  Born in Kokomo, Sept 16, 1926, he was the son of  Ross and Blanche Miller Stanley, Sr.  His mother survives.  His father is deceased.  He was married to  Judy Wentworth,  who survives with the mother and a daughter,  Patricia Joan,  at home; three brothers,  Ross Stanley Jr.,  Princeton;  Howard Stanley,  Shelbyville and  Wayne Stanley,  Kokomo; four sisters,  Mrs. Betty Malcom,  Moscow;  Mrs. Mary Jane Handly,  Shelbyville;  Mrs. Ruth Hall,  Indianapolis, and  Mrs. Carolyn Sue McKenna,  Florida, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bedford, Ky.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  News
February 15, 1954
Page 1
Claude Stanley Dies Suddenly
Funeral Tuesday For Local Auto Salesman
          H. Claude Stanley, resident of this city for 42 years and employed for many years as a salesmen by local automobile agencies, died suddenly at 3:00 p.m. Saturday while at work at the Ash Motor and Implement Sales.  He had suffered with a heart ailment for several months, but death, attributed to a heart attack, was unexpected.
          Mr. Stanley, many years ago was employed at the former Hoover Clothing Store here and later was employed by the Sunlit-Chevrolet Company and with the McAnany Dodge Agency.  He had been with the Ash firm for two years.  He was the son of  Mark and  Alameda (Holzhappel) Stanley and was born at Salem,  On June 25, 1913, he was married to  Flossie Derickson  who survives with an aunt, Mrs. Florence Land  of Indianapolis, and several cousins.
          He was a member of the Elks lodge and was a member and served on the official board of Trinity Methodist Church.  Private funeral services will be held at the urphy Mortuary Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.  Dr. H. O. Kisner will officiate.  Burial will be at Salem.  Friends may call at the mortuary and are requested to omit flowers.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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