John Will Cheak Marcellus Scruggs Allie Whitehouse Young

The Shelby News, 16 Dec 1971

John Will Cheak Dies On Friday

John Will Cheak, 85, died Friday, Dec. 10, at his residence on State Road East. He was a farmer and a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church and Mt. Eden Lodge No. 263 F. & A. M. He was a son of John S. and Ann Eliza Hammonds Cheak. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Hollie Stevens, Shelbyville, and several nieces and nephews.

Rev. Virgil Fryman conducted services Monday morning at the church. Shannon Funeral Home in charge and burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery.

SOURCE:  Submitted by Tamyrn Glaser.

Richard Edward Dempsey

The Sentinel News, 16 Dec 1971

Dempsey Infant Died At Home

Richard Edward Dempsey, 5 week old son of James and Janet Hawkins Dempsey, 27 Westview Drive was found dead at 4 am last Friday.

Surviving besides his parents are two brothers, Jesse Carroll Landers, Jr. and Christopher Allen Landers, and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Hawkins, Eastwood, and Mrs. Ann Burgin, New Liberty, Ky.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 am Saturday from Hall-Taylor Funeral Home by Rev. Virgil Fryman. Burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery.

SOURCE:  Submitted by Tamyrn Glaser.

The Shelby News, 16 Dec 1971

Marcellus Scruggs, 88 Died At His Home

Marcellus Scruggs, 88, died Wednesday, Dec. 15, about 5 a.m. at his home in Finchville. He was born in Henry County and was a retired distillery employee.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Annie Lee Wise Scruggs, Finchville, two sons, Fletcher Scruggs, Eastwood, Ralph Scruggs, Shelbyville, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren, and a brother, Bert Scruggs, Shelbyville.

Services will be held Friday morning at 11:00 at Shannon Funeral Home. Rev. Kenneth Shouse officiating. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION:  Submitted by Tamyrn Glaser.

William Busey Frye

The Shelby News, 16 Dec 1971

William B. Frye Dies on Thursday

William Busey Frye, 71, died suddenly at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, December 9, at his home near Bagdad. He was a native of Shelby County, a farmer and a veteran of World War I.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Beulah Clarke Frye, Bagdad, a daughter, Mrs. Frank Lee, Louisville, a son, Bill Frye, Versailles, and five grandchildren. Rev. James Smith conducted services Saturday morning at Hall Taylor Funeral Home and burial was in Grove Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Froman Fry, Jimmy Metcham, Johnny Tindall, Roger Bailey, Clayton Bohannon and John Young.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION:  Submitted by Tamyrn Glaser.


Sentinel-News, 16 Dec 1971

Mrs. Young Dies Tuesday

Mrs. Allie Whitehouse Young, 75, widow of L. Roma Young, died Tuesday, December 14, at 7 a.m. at her residence at Peytona. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Christian Church, Franklin County.

She is survived by three nephews, Edward Tharp Jr., Frankfort, and James A. Tharp and Archie Tharp, both of Columbus, and a niece, Arcie R. Ryan, also of Columbus.

Services will be held at Shannon Funeral Home Thursday (today) at 11 a.m.

Burial will be in the Bagdad Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Marshall Young, Earl Moore, C. C. Ryan Jr., James A. Tharp, Archie Tharp, and Edward Tharp, Jr.

SOURCE:  Submitted by Tamyrn Glaser.

Ray Wesley Wilson

Sentinel-News, 16 Dec 1971

Ray Wilson Dies Tuesday

Ray Wesley Wilson, 37, Indianapolis, died at 9 pm Tuesday, December 7, at Veterans Hospital, Indianapolis.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Sue Wilson, three daughters, Misses Ann, Lynn, and Rhonda Rae Wilson, all of Indianapolis, and his mother, Mrs. Edith Adcock, Shelbyville.

Services were held Friday at Farley’s Funeral Home and burial was in the Eminence Cemetery.

SOURCE:  Submitted by Tamyrn Glaser.

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