Shelby County Indiana
The Shelbyville News
Ralph E. Zell, 69, 130 Third St., died Sunday. Failing health for two years.
Monday, July 27, 1981
Self-employed contractor, painter and interior decorator in the Shelby County area.
Former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Shelbyville.
Born June 21, 1912, at New Castle, s/o Pearlie and Mary Ann (Clayton) Zell.
June 13, 1934, married Katherine Bennett.
Survivors: son, Donald E. Zell, Shelbyville; 2 daughters, Mrs. Kermit (Donna Jean)
Gebhart, Boggstown, and Mrs. Phil (Sharon Kay) McLane, Shelbyville; and 7 grandchildren.
Two brothers and three sisters preceded in death.
Carmony Funeral Home with the Rev. Harvey Weaver officiating.
Burial: Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions: Shelby County Cancer Society.
Contributed by Nancy Vance Glover
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
The Shelbyville Republican
Stacy E. Zell, well known building contractor
for many years, died at his home on the Riley Highway at the south edge of the city, Tuesday evening at 7:45 o'clock.
Death was due to pernicious anemia. Mr. Zell had been ill for the past two or three months.
Wednesday, May 10, 1933
Page 1 column 5
STACY ZELL, 55, CALLED BY DEATH
Pernicious Anemia Results In Death
Of Well Known Building Contractor
FUNERAL RITES THURSDAY
The deceased was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Zell and was born in Shelby county April 21, 1878, being at the time of his death fifty-five years of age.
On September 10, 1897, he was united in marriage to Miss Sophia Socks, to which union one child was born.
Besides the widow, Mr. Zell leaves the one son, Orville E., of Bloomington; the father, Thomas Zell, of
this county; two brothers, Pearlie, of this city, and Carlos, of the State of Washington, and one
sister, Mrs. Emma Harting, of the State of Washington. He was formerly connected with the United Brethern
Private funeral services will be held at the late home
Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, with the Rev. Paul E. Million, pastor of the First Christian church, officiating. Interment will be held in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Morris Sleeth, funeral director. Friends may call at the late home at any time.
Submitted by Barb Huff
A Shelbyville Newspaper
Mrs. Sarah Zell, 73 years old, wife of Benjamin Zell, died at her home in VanBuren township Tuesday night at 11 o'clock, death being caused from dropsy of which she had suffered for some time. Funeral services will be held at the home Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Weaver, of Morristown, officiating. Burial will be made in the Pehlm [Pelham?] cemetery in charge of Herlich & Son, funeral directors.
Thursday, December 22, 1921
DROPSY IS CAUSE
OF WOMAN'S DEATH
Mrs. Sarah Zell Died at
Home in VanBuren Town-
ship -- Funeral Thursday
Mrs. Zell was born in this county in 1848 and had spent practically all of her life in VanBuren township. She was a woman of true Christian character and her death will be mourned by many. She was a member of the United Brethern church. Early in life she was united in marriage to Mr. Zell. To this union one daughter, was born, she being Mrs. Jessie Copple, of VanBuren township.
Besides the daughter and husband mentioned, she is survived by three sisters, namely, Mrs. Clara Dungeon, Mrs. Etta Nigh and Mrs. Margaret Miller, of Morristown, and a brother, John Colclazier, of Hanover township.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Jeri Smith
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