Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, August 30, 2004
Lotis J. Linville, 87, of Union Township, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2004, Indianapolis.
Born Aug. 10, 1917, in Union Township, s/o  Orthel and Della (Gahimer) Linville
Married  Hazel M. Gunning  on Sept. 21, 1935; she preceded him in death June 15, 2002.
Survivors:  1 son, Darrell D. Linville (wife, Sandra Kluger) of Shelbyville;  1daughter-in-law Rhea (Martin) Linville of Shelbyville;  4 grandchildren, Dan Linville  of Morristown, Darrin Linville  and  Brenda Shelton, both of Shelbyville, and  Jan Lengerich  of Franklin; and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son, Dwain E. Linville, and one infant brother.
Resident of Union Township most of his life.
Farmer in Union Township.
Member of Little Blue River Baptist Church and Farm Bureau.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Street Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St., with the Rev. Bob Langdon officiating.
Burial:  Bennett Cemetery, in Union Township.
Contributions:  Little Blue River Baptist Church, 3515 N. 500E, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, June 17, 2002
Hazel M. Linville, 89, of Shelbyville, died Saturday, June 15, 2002, Rushville.
Born Jan. 31, 1913, in Shelby County, d/o  Strauder F. and Elva Anna (Hauk) Gunning.
Married  Lotis J. Linville  on Sept. 21, 1935, and he survives.
Other survivors:  1 son, Darrell D. Linville  of Shelbyville;  two daughters-in-law, Sandra (Kluger) Linville  and  Rhea (Martin) Linville, both of Shelbyville;  four grandchildren, Dan Linville  of Morristown, Darrin Linville  and  Brenda Shelton, both of Shelbyville, and  Jane Lengerich  of Franklin; and six great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son, Dwain Linville, and four brothers,  Harold Gunning,  Earl Gunning,  Clyde Gunning  and  Howard Gunning.
Farm wife.
Graduated in 1931 from Manilla High School.
Lived most of her life in Union Township.
Member of Little Blue River Baptist Church since 1927, where she was a member of the missionary society and a Sunday school teacher for many years; and Farm Bureau, where she had been a township women’s leader.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Langdon officiating.
Burial:  Bennett Cemetery in Shelby County.
Contributions:  Little Blue River Baptist Church, 3515 N. 500E, Shelbyville, IN 46176
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, September 21, 2001
Marlin Joe Linville, 51, of Brown Rock, Texas, formerly of Shelbyville, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas.
Born July 11, 1950, in Shelbyville, s/o  John M.  and  Marlene (Tinsley) Linville.
Aug. 25, 1974, married  Gail Marie Sollers.
Survivors:  wife;  his parents, of Morristown; one daughter, Sara R. Linville, Brown Rock, Texas;  5 brothers, Dan Linville  (wife, Alisha) of Morristown,  Jim Linville (wife, Tracy) of Muncie,  Jeff Linville (wife, DeAnna) of Douglass, Kansas,  Doug Linville (wife, April) of Anderson, and  Nathan Linville (wife, Buffy) of Batesville;  4 sisters, Nida Jones (husband Gary),  Teresa Earnest (husband Alan), and  Vickie Linville, all of Morristown, and  Lorie Zwirn (husband, Pete), Kokomo.
Artist and a painter.  Signature member of the Plein Air Painters of America.
Member of the Redeemer Presbysterian Church.
Graduate of Morristown High School, 1974 graduate of the University of Texas, degree in government.
Funeral services:  Little Blue River Friends Church [north of Manilla, Rush Co IN].
Burial:  Little Blue River Friends Cemetery.
Contributions:  Marlin Linville Memorial Fund in care of Wells Fargo Bank, Round Rock, Texas, #6706430342.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, June 22, 2001
Roberta Jean Linville, 73, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, June 21, 2001.
Born March 22, 1928, in Shelby County, d/o  John C.  and  Ollie F. (Cull) Cheatham.
Married  Joseph H. Linville  on Dec. 30, 1945.
Survivors:  husband;  2 sons, the Rev. Melvin E. Linville  of Evansville and the Rev. Michael J. Linville  of Mooresville;  1 daughter, Mrs. Dennis (Barbara) Hayes  of Versailles;  1 brother, the Rev. Robert E. Cheatham  of Franklin;  2 sisters, Sue Anna Paris  of Shelbyville and  Beulah Wykoff  of Lafayette;  7 grandchildren.
Preceded in death by two brothers, John J. Cheatham  and  R. L. Cheatham and one sister, Elizabeth Crume.
Lifelong resident of Shelby County and a homemaker.
Member of Grace Wesleyan Church.
First Church of the Nazarene, 2315 S. Riley Highway with the Revs. Robert Cheatham, Michael Linville, Melvin Linville and William R. Linville officiating.
Burial:  Little Blue River Friends Cemetery in Rush County.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, February 10, 2000
David Joseph Linville, 66, lifelong Shelby County resident, died Wednesday at his home.
Born Oct. 8, 1933, in Shelby County, s/o  Maurice “Mutt”  and  Gertrude (Hoffman) Linville.
Farmed with  Keith and Jan Theobald,  was a salesman at  Theobald-Eck Implements, formerly of Shelbyville, former owner of Shelby Oil, Shelby Lawn and Leisure and The Broadway House restaurant and a volunteer at Major Hospital.
1951 graduate of Fairland High School, member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Optimist Club, Elks Lodge and Western Riders, all of Shelbyville.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Tim (Shelley) Snyder, Fairland, and  Mrs. Greg (Suzan) Bitterling, Rochester; one brother,  Fred Linville, Franklin; and three grandsons.
Preceded in death by one son.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Shelbyville, with the Rev. John Fink officiating.
Burial:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home.
Contributions may be made to Shelby County Hospice Team 3, Fulton County Hospice or Shelby County Cancer Assoc.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, December 10, 1999
Scott David Linville, 37, Rabun Gap, Ga., who has relatives in Shelby County, died Tuesday in Clayton, Ga.
Born Aug. 20, 1962, in Indianapolis, s/o  David J. Linville  and  Gayle (Fuqua) Landis.
Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Survivors:  father, Shelbyville;  his mother, Rochester; and two sisters, Mrs. Tim (Shelley) Snyder, Fairland, and  Mrs. Greg (Suzan) Bitterling, Rochester.
Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, with the Rev. James Horner officiating.
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service
Contributions:  St. Joseph Catholic Church Choir or the Shelbyville/Shelby County Public Library.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, October 5, 1998
Vanie M. Linville, 98, Shelbyville, died Saturday, Shelbyville.
Born Feb. 12, 1900, in Shelby County, d/o  George H.  and  Missouri Alice (Willard) Miller.
Dec. 17, 1917, married  Curtis G. Linville, and he died Nov. 26, 1972.
Lived in Shelby County most of her life.
Homemaker;  previously worked for J.C. Penney Co., DePrez Hardware Co., and Goodman’s and Jester’s department stores, all in Shelbyville.
50-year member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Shelbyville; Sunday school teacher and a board member. 
Life member of the Foreign Missionary Society and a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club, Tippecanoe Union Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society of Colonial Dames of the 17th Century, Business Women’s Christian Organization, Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Shelby County Historical Society. 
Survivors:  daughter, Violet L. Ross, Nashville;  2 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren. 
Preceded in death by a daughter, 2 sisters and 5 brothers.
Memorial service:  Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home with the Rev. Everett E. Clay officiating.  Interment in Blue River Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may gather one-half hour before the service. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foreign Missionary Society.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, July 10, 1995
Azalia Linville, 101, Shelbyvlle, died Sunday.
Born Nov 11, 1893, Shelby Co, to  Casper  and  Mary Jane (Headlee) Craig.
Married  Herbert Linville  who died in 1979.
Lived most of her life in Shelby Co.
Member of the Little Blue River Baptist Church.
Survivors:  son, Oris "Bud" Moore, Shelbyville;  daughter, Imogene Young, Shelbyville;  one grandchild;  one great-grandchild.
One daughter, 8 brothers and 4 sisters preceded her in death.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home.
Burial:  Manilla Cemetery [Rush Co, IN].
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
June 12, 1990
Page 2
Doris 'Jean' Linville
Doris "Jean" Linville, 56, Indianapolis, died at 8 a.m. Sunday.
Born on Jan 10, 1934, in Stanford, Ky., d/o  Ugel H. and  Elizabeth (Campbell) Anderson.
Secretary at General Electric in Shelbyville and was a bookkeeper.
Mother, Elizabeth Mull, Rushville, survives, along with three children:  Dea Ann Baldwin, Indianapolis, and  Cheryl Atwood and  H. Clay Linville, both of Shelbyville; three grandchildren; a sister,  Betty Lou Ralstin, Rushville; and two brothers,  Ugel Lee Anderson, California, and  Frederick Brice Mull, Shelbyville.
Memorial service Forest Hill Cemetery.  Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Funeral Home.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
August 12, 1963
Rites Wednesday For Local Resident, 88
Mrs. Cora L. Linville, 88, 515 Shelby St., died Monday, August 12, 1963, Major Hospital, Shelbyville.
Born Febrary 16, 1875, Indianapolis, d/o  Dr. John  and  Margaret Wendling Carney.
Married  Charles D. Linville in December 1894; he died January 20, 1949.
Survivors:  daughters, Mrs. Carl (Laura) ThomsMrs. LeRoy (Ruth) Mohr,  Mrs. Lewis (Esther) Waltz,  all of Shelbyville,  Mrs. Fonso (Nevetta) Kuhn, Milroy,  Mrs. Bernie (Anna Pearl) Fagel, St. Paul; eleven grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren.
One daughter preceded in death.
Member of Blue River Chapel E.U.B. Church and the Ladies Aid Society.
Services at Blue River Chapel with Rev. Raymond Chapman officiating.
Burial:  Bennett Cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
March 8, 1954
Death Claims Earl Linville
Earl Linville, 60, died March 7 at his home north of Ray's Crossing.
Born August 2, 1893, Shelby County, s/o  John  and  Electa Brown Linville.
Married  August 19, 1927,  Pauline Towns.
Survivors:  wife;  daughter, Mrs. Lloyd McMichael  of Morristown;  son, Cloyd T. Linville, stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington (Army);  brothers, Herbert W. Linville  and  Thomas Linville, both of Shelby County;  nephew, Lotis Linville, Shelby County.
Son, Wayne Earl Linville, preceded.
Lifelong resident of Shelby county.
Carmony Funeral Home, details pending.
Burial:  not listed.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Monday,  October 22, 1951
Stroke Is Fatal to Local Retired Carpenter, 77
          Henry Thomas Linville, 77-year-old retired carpenter, died at his home at 771 Third St., Saturday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock.  He had been ill for the past eight weeks, but death, caused by a paralytic stroke, was unexpected.
          The son of  James and Phoebe (Cherry) Linville, he was born in Marion township on March 22, 1874.  He was a member of the Little Blue River Baptist Church.  On October 31, 1897, Mr. Linville married  Maggie Creek  who survives with one of three children born to the union, Mrs. Myron Smith  of this city.  Also surviving are two brothers and a sister, Carey Linville  and  Bert Linville  of rural route 1 and  Mrs. May Bass  of Morristown.  There are two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Carmony Funeral Home on W. Broadway, Rev. C. M. Hager will officiate and burial will be at Forest Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
August 10, 1931
Page 8
Mrs. Estella Linville Passed Away At Home
Sunday Morning After Short Illness.
         Mrs. Estella Frances Linville, wife of  Frank P. Linville, died at her home, nine miles northwest of Shelbyville, on State Road 29 at 2 o'clock Sunday morning.  Her death was caused from a cerebral hemorrhage, after an illness of three weeks.  At the the time of her passing, Mrs. Linville was forty-eight years old.
          The deceased was born in Van Buren township, October 25, 1882, the daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. George Williams.  On July 27, 1901, she became the wife of  Frank P. Linville, and to this union were born three children, two sons, Galen  and  Cleon, and a daughter, Helen, all at home.  She is also survived by Glen Sexton, of Shelbyville, a nephew.
          Mrs. Linville was a prominent woman in her community.  She was a Christian woman, loved and respected by all with whom she came in contact.  Her passing is deeply mourned and regretted by her hundreds of friends.  She was a faithful member of the Fairview M. P. church.
          The funeral services will be held at the late home, Tuesday morning at 10:30 o'clock, Rev. L. T. Freeland, pastor of the First M. E. church officiating.  He will be assisted by Rev. R. O. Pearson, of Mooresville, formerly of Waldron.  Burial in Forest Hill cemetery, will be in charge of Charles M. Ewing.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming for Deborah

The Shelbyville Republican
Monday, June 16, 1924
Mrs. Alice Linville Passed Away
at Home of Son in Marion Township.
          Mrs. Alice Linville  died Sunday evening about six o'clock at the home of her son, Charles Linville, six miles north of Shelbyville in Marion township.  Her death was caused from a complication of diseases.  She had been ill for the past six months and serious for about three weeks.  the deceased was ninety-two years, eight months and twenty-seven days of age.
          Mrs. Linville was born in England during the year of 1831 and came to this country when eleven years old.  She settled at Columbus, Ohio.  On March 30, 1854, she was united in marriage with  Alfred Dobell.  To this union three daughters were born.  They are  Mrs. Mary A. Brown, of Marion township,  Mrs. Flora Linville, of Anderson, and  Mrs. Union Brown, of Franklin county.  Mr. Dobell was a veteran of the civil war and was killed in battle on July 26, 1861.  On June 2, 1870 Mrs. Linville was married for the second time to  Louis Linville.  Two sons survive by this marriage, Charles, at whose home she passed away, and  Elbert Linville, of Chesterfield, Ind.  She also leaves to mourn her loss the following step-children, John Linville, of Union township, Lorenzo Linville, of Liberty township, George, of Anderson, and  Mrs. Hester Nigh, of Hanover township, besides twenty-eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
          Funeral services will be held at the Little Blue River Baptist church Tuesday morning at ten-thirty o'clock.  Interment will be made in the Bennett cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The Shelbyville Republican
Tuesday, April 1, 1924
Page 6, column 3
Mrs. Kate Linville Passed Away At Her Home In North Pike Street
          Mrs. Kate Linville, 116 North Pike street, widow of the late  Wyatt Linville, died at 9:30 last night.  Death resulted from a complication of diseases.  She was in failing health for several years, but confined to her bed for only a few days.  Mrs. Linville was the daughter of the late  John H. and Sarah Brown.  She was born in Hamilton county, Ohio, on October 14, 1853, and came to Indiana with her parents on April 19, 1867.  On August 15, 1871, she was married to  Wyatt Linville.  A daughter was born to them, Fannie Grace, who died nineteen years ago.  When a young woman Mrs. Linville united with the Methodist church and was a member of the First M.E. Church of this city for many years.  She was a charter member of the W.C.T.U.  She is survived by a sister,  Mrs. Fannie B. Walker and by a brother,  Rev. James L. Brown, both of this city.  The funeral will be held at the late residence Thursday at 2 o'clock, Rev. E. H. Boldrey officiating.  Interment will take place in Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Ralph J. Edwards.
Submitted by Barb Huff

A  Shelbyville  Newspaper
[Died Nov. 10, 1918]
Dr. E. C. Linville of Union Township,
Victim of Pneumonia Sunday
          Dr. E. C. Linville, who was born and reared in Union township, died Sunday morning there at his home.  His death resulted from an attack of influenza and pneumonia.  His age was 47 years.  The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 o'clock at the Friends' church of which denomination he was a member.  The interment will be at the Bennett grave yard.
          Dr. Linville was one of the best known men of the east part of Shelby county.  He was the son of  Phuel  and  Mary E. Linville, the family is one of the oldest in the county.  After attending the local schools Dr. Linville began the study of medicine and was graduated from the Indiana medical college in the class of 1904.  He married  Effie M. Rash  on January 23, 1907.  One child, a daughter, was born and survives with the mother.  There are 2 brothers, Joseph  and  Luther Linville  and one sister,  Mrs. Carrie Garfield.  The death of Dr. Linville is a matter of deep regret as in all respects he was a good citizen.
Submitted by Anne Ruby

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Monday, January 18, 1886
          Perry Linville  died at Ray's Crossing yesterday, and his remains were interred at the Bennett Cemetery this afternoon.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Tuesday, January 31, 1882
Page 1   column 4
Special Correspondence of the Democrat.
  -- David Linville,  of this township, died on the morning of the 27th inst. aged sixty-three.  He leaves a wife and several children to mourn his loss.  His remains were laid to rest in the cemetery at the church on Saturday the 28th inst.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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