Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, September 3, 2001
Justine Francis Woodruff, 90, Carmel, died Sunday. 
Born in Shelby County on July 31, 1911, d/o  Jesse C. and Maude (Cherry) McCain.
Married  Herbert B. Woodruff  on May 16, 1936; he survives. 
Other survivors include one daughter, Susan Manson of Carmel; three granddaughters and seven great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by a sister. 
Receptionist for 25 years with Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Home at the Fall Creek and Broad Ripple locations in Indianapolis. Before that, office manager and secretary. 
Member of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, for 48 years. 
Second Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Johnson County, Ind., with the Rev. Gary W. Huffman officiating. 
Interment:  Second Mount Pleasant Cemetery. 
Contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A  Shelby  County  Newspaper
Death Claims Mrs. Woodroof
Shelbyville, IND., News
Monday, January 21, 1952
         Mrs. Ida May Woodroof, 75, died suddenly Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at her home south of Gwynneville. Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage.
          A native of Rush county, Mrs. Woodroof was born on March 8, 1876, the daughter of David and Delilah (Huls) Holbrook. She was a member of the Gwynneville Christian Church.
          On September 8, 1892 she was married to William Woodroof who survives with five children, George Woodroof, Mrs. Eva Kuntz, Mrs. Ruth Watkins of Indianapolis, Carl Woodroof of Port Huron, Mich., and Earl of Decatur, Ill. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Funeral rites will be held at the Frazier Funeral Home in Morristown Tuesday at 1:30 p. m. Interment will be in the Mt. Pleasant cemetery at Glenn's Valley. Friends may call at the funeral home.
Transcribed by Jill Knitl  ( homepage)

Tuesday October 5, 1937
Page 3 column 2
          Funeral services for Benjamin "Uppie" Woodruff, 70, will be held at 849 South Harrison street, on Wednesday, at 2 p.m., in charge of the Rev. John Kreig, pastor of the Marietta M. P. church.  Friends may call at the Bennett funeral home until the time of the funeral.  Mr. Woodruff, a lifelong resident of this county, died at his home in Shelby township at 7:30 o'clock Monday morning.  His wife, Nora Woodruff, preceded him in death several years ago.  Two children, Harry and Frances May, also preceded him in death.  [Buried Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery]
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday June 29, 1908
Page 4 column 4
          Harry Woodruff  died at the county infirmary Sunday morning at six o'clock, after an illness of several months, deceased being afflicted with tuberculosis of the bone.  Deceased was employed for some time at the Bogeman meat market, and about one year ago began to decline in health.  One day while carrying a bucket filled with water, he slipped and fell, badly injuring his diseased hip.  Eight or ten weeks ago he was thrown out of employment and later was compelled to go to the poor farm to reside.  He was the son of  Upton Woodruff /B>  and was twenty-five years of age.  Funeral services were held this afternoon.  Edwards & Hageman had charge of the remains.
Note:  Buried Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery.
Submitted by Barb Huff

The  Franklin  Democrat
Friday, June 24, 1898
Volume XXXVIII, Number 50
Page 1, column 3
          Jerry Woodruff,  who had been deputized to assist in arresting a crowd of colored toughs at a picnic, at Shelbyville, last week, was hit over the head with a club and then fatally stabbed by Frank Vanmeater, of Indianapolis.
Notes:  Date of death, Jun 1898 – Shelby County Indiana.
Contributed by Mark McCrady and Cathea Curry

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