W. H. McClain Jesse L. Simpson James W. Bond

W. H. McClain Dies

Published Friday 23 April 1937, Shelby Sentinel


Mr. W. H. McClain, 83 years of age, died last Saturday night at his home at 9:40 o’clock. Funeral services were conducted at the Taylorsville Baptist Church Monday morning at 10 o’clock. Mr. McClain spent most of his life in Spencer County, except for a time in Louisville. He was a well-known contractor and carpenter. In 1902 he was married to Miss Bettie Tichenor.

Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Bettie Tichenor McClain, one brother, Mr. John McClain and two sisters, Mrs. Annie Eggan, Florida, and Mrs. Minnie Eggan, Shelbyville.

(KY Death Records show Mr. McClain passed on 17 Apr 1937)

SOURCE:   Transcribed from various records by Tamryn Glaser.

John Wise

Shelby Sentinel, 22 Jan 1937

OBIT - Found Dead Near Railroad - John Wise, Evidently The Victim Of A Train In The Dark - The lifeless body of John Marcus Wise, 54, laborer, was found at 8 o'clock Saturday morning by John Roach, a farmer, lying in a ditch near the tracks of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, two miles East of Shelbyville.  According to Coroner, Dr. F. L. Lapley, Wise met his death when struck by a train. His right leg was severed and he suffered a cut on his forehead and internal injuries.     Mr. Wise was a native of Franklin County but had resided in Shelby for some time.   He is survived by his father, Samuel Wise, four sisters, Mrs. M. S. Scruggs, Mrs. William Dawson, Mrs. Floyd Edens, Shelby County, and Mrs. Minnie Tomberlson, Indianapolis, Ind., and three brothers, James and Collie Wise, Shelby County, and Elihu Wise, Midway.      Funeral services were conducted Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the chapel in Grove Hill Cemetery by the Rev. R. B. White. Interment followed the services.  (pg 5 of newspaper)

SOURCE OF INFORMATION:  Submitted by Linda Crose, a relation to the deceased.

Pneumonia Fatal To J. L. Simpson

Published Friday 29 October 1937, Shelby Sentinel

J. L. Simpson, 68, a resident of Mt. Eden, died at 7 o’clock Sunday evening at the King’s Daughters Hospital, of pneumonia.

Mr. Simpson was a member of the Mt. Eden Masonic Lodge and for several years had been master of the organization.

Besides his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Morton Simpson, he is survived by one son, Harris Simpson, his step-mother, Mrs. Sarah Simpson, Glensboro; and one niece, Miss Edna Simpson, Louisville.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Mt. Eden Baptist Church, by the Rev. R. P. Merritt. Services at the grave by Mt. Eden Masonic Lodge. Interment took place in Grove Hill Cemetery.

The pallbearers were: Messrs. Sam White, T. M. Hall, Will Palmer, Jim Houchin, Leonard Snider and Dove Temple.

***Jesse L. Simpson, died 24 October 1937***

SOURCE:   Transcribed from various records by Tamryn Glaser.

Old Heart Trouble

Published, Friday 23 April 1937, Shelby Sentinel

Fatal to James W. Bond, Following Long Illness

James w. Bond, 76, a farmer, died Tuesday morning at 7:45 o’clock at the home of his sister, Mrs. Anna Bond Casey, on Pea Ridge pike near Southville, following a long illness of heart trouble.

Mr. Bond was a son of the late Jordon and Mildred Martin Bond and a native of Anderson County. The past year he had made his home with his sister in this County.

Besides Mrs. Casey he is survived by another sister, Mrs. Alonzo Casey, Anderson County and two brothers, Jesse Bond, Anderson County, and Owen Bond, Shelby County.

Funeral services were conducted yesterday morning at 11 o’clock at the Fox Creek Christian Church by the Rev. Ralph B. White, with interment in the Fox Creek Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Messrs: Spencer, Della, Chester, Martin, and Walter Bond, and Kenneth Casey.

***Died 20 April 1937***

SOURCE:   Transcribed from various records by Tamryn Glaser.

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