Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
June 14, 2000
Freda Mae Schloesser Mohr Sheaffer Tomlinson, 90, Indianapolis, died Monday at St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove.
Born Sept. 1, 1909, in Shelby County, d/o  Clarence and  Inez Iona (King) Schloesser.
Married  Red Mohr,  Ebert Sheaffer  and  Ronald M. Tomlinson, and they each preceded her in death.
Bookkeeper for the Indiana State Treasury for 15 years, retiring in 1966.
Past worthy matron and 50-year member of Acton Chapter 173 Order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include one sister,  Irene Parrish, Florida; five grandchildren, including  Vickie Lee Batton, Fountaintown; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one daughter.
G.H. Herrmann Funeral Home, Greenwood, with the Rev. Laura Helm officiating.
Burial:  Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Republican
Friday, October 1, 1943
          Mrs. Jennie Tomlinson,  age seventy-four, mother of  Margaret Main,  Hollywood character actress, died at her home, 5311 College avenue, in Indianapolis early Thursday.
          Mrs. Tomlinson was born in Acton, the daughter of  Dr. and Mrs. Sam McGaughey.  She made her home in Acton until she was married to  Rev. S. J. Tomlinson,  who preceded her in death.  The couple lived in Shelby county for about 50 years, and Rev. Tomlinson was pastor of the First Christian church in Shelbyville.  He was also pastor of Christian churches in Elkhart, Boshen, Wabash and Indianapolis.  Mrs. Tomlinson was a charter member of the Shelby County Country club and was also a member of the Irvington Fortnightly club and the Third Christian chuch of Indianapolis.
          Survivors are one son,  Sam J. Tomlinson,  of Indianapolis and one daughter,  Mrs. S. L. Krebs (Marjorie Main),  of Hollywood, Calif.  Funeral services will be held at the Kirby mortuary at Meridian and 19th streets in Indianapolis.  The time of the services will be announced later.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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