Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville Republican
Frank Joseph Whitten, 48, veteran of World War I, died at the U. S.
Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis at 3:45 p.m. Thursday. His home was at 746
Friday March 29, 1946
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VETERAN DIES IN INDIANAPOLIS
Frank Joseph Whitten, 48, Succumbs
The son of Joseph and
Minnie Whitten, he was born in Jackson county on
May 24, 1879. He was married to Mary M. Barnhart on September 27, 1926.
Mr. Whitten was a member of the Victory Post No. 70, American Legion, and
attended the Wesleyan Methodist Church.
Surviving are the widow; five children,
Jacob, Betty, Gilbert, Margaret, Donna May, at home; one sister,
Mrs. Thomas Holloran, of Dayton,
Ohio; a half-sister, Mrs. Otis Ruddick, of Seymour; and a half-brother,
Prather, also of Seymour. A son, Robert, died in 1932.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Loren H. Murphy
funeral home with the Rev. Mr. Knox officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill
cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7:00 p.m. today.
Contributed by Barb Huff
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