The Shelby Democrat
aged 85, died suddenly Sunday morning at 8:45 o'clock at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. John Owens, of near St. Omer. His death was
attributed to a heart attack, suffered while sweeping snow from the sidewalk at
the Owens home.
Thursday, December 10, 1942
WEARE FUNERAL SET FOR TODAY
Mr. Weare was born in
Ripley county March 4, 1857, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Weare.
He was married to Rebecca Jones on April 1, 1880, and she
preceded him in death Nov. 15, 1939.
To this union three
children were born, two having died in infancy. One daughter survives,
Mrs. Owens, at whose home he died. Others[sic] survivors are four
grandchildren, one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Weare was one of a
family of six children, all having preceded him in death except one sister, Mrs.
Jeff Hale, of New Castle.
Funeral services will be
held at the Star Baptist church, northeast of St. Omer this afternoon at 2:00
o'clock, with the Rev. C. H. Grace, pastor of the [the article continues but my
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Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming