Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Kokomo  Tribune
June 14, 1972
Page 7
          Glen M. Tindall, 77, Tinley Park, Ill., a former music supervisor of schools in the Kokomo area, died Monday [June 12] in St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights, Ill.  He was retired and had formerly lived in Shelbyville.  Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Clements Episcopal Church, Harvey, Ill.  Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville.  He had lived in the Chicago area for the last 30 years.  He had also been a public relations consultant.  A graduate of Northwestern University School of Music in 1915, he had earned a degree from its school of education in 1936.  He had been the director of the Los Angeles Civic Choir from 1928-1931 and manager of the Hollywood Bowl Association from 1929-1934.  He was the vice president of Eureka, Ill., College from 1940-1946.  He last was employed as a public relations director for the Glenwood School for Boys in Illinois.  He was the author of an Indiana Course of Music Study for High Schools and had written several motion picture scenarios.
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin

The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, January 1, 1952
          Mrs. Mary M. Tindall,  87, former local funeral director and one of the first women in Indiana to become an embalmer, died this morning at the home of a nephew,  Dr. Fred A. Young  near New Albany.  She had been ill for the past three months.
          MRS.  TINDALL  was the daughter of  John and Hester (Davis) Young  and was born in this city on January 6, 1864.  She was married to  Marshall Tindall  and with him operated a mortuary here for several years.  Mr. Tindall preceded her in death on August 30, 1917.  Surviving with the nephew at whose home she died is a niece  Mrs. Helen Dunn  of this city.
          Mrs. Tindall was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and was the last living charter member of the local Order of Eastern Star chapter.  She also was a member of the Past Matrons Circle.  For 25 years she was employed at the First National Bank in this city.
          FUNERAL  SERVICES  will be held at the Murphy Mortuary Thursday at 10:00 a.m. with Eastern STar members participating in the rites.  Burial will be at Forest Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Marietta Davis

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday, September 1, 1919
Page 1 column 3
Well Known Resident of City
Died Following Heart Attack Saturday
          Marshall G. Tindall, age fifty-two years, died suddenly Saturday evening at 6:30 o'clock at his home in south Harrison street.  His death was caused by neuralgia of the heart, according to a statement made by Dr. W. W. Tindall, attending physician.  Mr. Tindall was stricken after eating his evening meal, and while he was sitting in a chair in his office at his home.  Dr. Tindall was called immediately, but was unable to relieve Mr. Tindall, who passed away in the arms of the physician.  Mr. Tindall had been in ill health for many years.  Last March he was taken to an Indianapolis hospital, where he was operated on in April for appenditicis.  He remained in the hospital for six weeks following the operation.  Mr. Tindall never fully regained his strength after his return from the hospital.
          Marshall G. Tindall, son of  John M. and Malinda Tindall, was born March 19, 1867, on a farm in Shelby township, Shelby county.  He lived on the farm with his mother several years after the death of his father.  They moved to Shelbyville in the '80's, and for a time Mr. Tindall engaged in the livery business.  Still later he entered the undertaking business, being twenty-four years old at the time.  He was then the youngest man in the business.  Mr. Tindall held diplomas from the following embalming schools - Myers, Sullivan, Clark, Eccles and Barnes.  At the time of his death he had been in the undertaking business here longer than any other members of the profession.  He was widely known and well liked throughout the city and county, and the news of his sudden death came as a great shock to his friends and acquaintances.  Mr. Tindall was a member of the Masonic lodge at Norristown, and held membership in the following orders in this city; Knights of Pythias, Red Men, Tribe of Ben Hur, and the Court of Honor.  He had been a member of the church since a young man, in 1896 he transferred his membership from the First M.E. church in this city to the First Presbyterian church.
          Mr. Tindall had been a Republican in politics.  He was married in December, 1895, to Miss Mary M. Young, a daughter of  John A. Young  of west Mechanic street, cashier of the First National bank.  He is survived by the widow, four sisters,  Mrs. Mary Hendrickson,  of Columbus Junction, Iowa;  Mrs. Sarah Perry, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas;  Mrs. Ella Sandy,  of Los Animas, Colorado; and  Mrs. Etta Wagner, of Littleton, Colorado; and three brothers, Captain Geo. Tindall, of Revere, Texas;  John Tindall, of Calhan, Colorado; and  Harry Tindall, of Hot Springs, Arkansas.  A number of other relatives also survive.  One sister, Mrs. Fannie Maple and one brother Charles H. Tindall preceded him in death.  Funeral services will be held at the home Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday October 20, 1901
Page 2 column 6
          Job D. Tindall,  son of  Isaac and Amelia Tindall, was born June 17, 1820, and died October 1, 1901, aged 81 years, 3 months and 14 days.  He was united in marriage to  Susanna Warner  October 9, 1845.  To this happy union was born fourteen children, four sons and ten daughters. Eight of his children survive him, but six daughters, three dying in infancy and three leaving families, have gone before him and were there to greet his coming.  He came from Scott county, Kentucky, to this State, and with his parents settled opposite where the Winchester M.E. church now stands in 1833, where he lived until 1851 and then moved to the old home place.  His last move was to Waldron where he with his faithful companion retired from farm life about ten years ago.  Together they united with the Winchester M.E. church in 1849. And when in possession of health sufficient, their places were always filled in the old home church.  Their concern for the church was no mere sentiment, they gave her their loyal support, both by their means, prayers, sacrifices and tears.  They have been constant readers of the church paper, the Western Christian Advocate for over 50 years.  It is not too much to say that Job D. Tindall has maintained through life, not only character above reproach, but some of his chief characteristics, such as honesty, charity, temperance and patriotism, with many other virtues, has been sufficient to make him, not only a remarkable character in many respects, but a true man in all.  As a citizen he will be greatly missed, both by the community here and throughout the county.  His life has covered the greater part of the greatest century in the world's history, he has actually lived to see the population of this country increase from about twenty million to nearly four times that amount, he was born but a few years after Indiana became a State, and has lived to see her take her place as one of the foremost States of the Union, he has lived to see the perfection of, not only the steamboat, but the great railroad systems, and the electric era, telegraph, telephone, phonograph and he has lived to see the banner of freedom established, not only in America, but on the other side of the globe, he has lived in the century that has almost fulfilled the command, "Go ye into all the world and preach my gospel to every creature."  He has not lived for self alone, more than a dozen orphan children bless the memory of these two servants of God.  For when there was no one else to do it, then the home of  Job and Susanna Tindall was opened to them and they were permitted to enjoy the tender and generosity of a man and woman whose hearts God had made big with sympathy for the fatherless and motherless and whose ears could not be deaf to the plantive orphans.  And now beside his faithful wife who has stood by his side in all reverses to cheer him, and in victories to rejoice with him, he leaves 8 children, 38 grandchildren, one brother George M. Tindall, a host of other friends relatives and neighbors to attest to his sterling worth, as husband, father, brother, friend, neighbor and citizen.  May the mantel of these two saints of God fall upon their children and friends.
"Across my day the shadow creeping
Brought the unwelcome night
The distant hills the last gleams keeping
Of dear familiar light
Slowly became a darkened wall around and soon
The world, with all its loved and wonted sight was gone.
"Ah, light that made such sweet revealing
That showed this world so bright
You gave no hint you was concealing
The greater wealth of night!
For now, above and far beyond the hills, appear
Ten thousand worlds I did not dream before were here."

          And thus to the weeping friends does death reveal more of what Heaven holds of their treasure, but out from God's infinte love a blaze of light and comfort flows because their dead hath died in all the triumphs of a living faith.

His Pastor, T. J. Anthony
Submitted by Barb Huff

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