Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, January 10, 2005 
Mary O. Wilkinson, 86, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005.
Born May 10, 1918, Shelby County, d/o  Alonzo and Luphama (De Baun) Weaver.
Married  Lawrence E. Wilkinson  on April 17, 1938; he preceded in death July 8, 1990.
Survivors:  Gary Wilkinson  (wife, Diana) of Shelbyville and  Lew Wilkinson  (wife, Phyllis) of Quartzsite, Ariz.; one brother, Dillard Weaver  of Florida; four grandchildren, Lisa Roberts  and  Lyle Wilkinson, both of Stevensville, Mont., Najala Fox of Fishers  and  Angela Steenbarger  of Geneva; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by three sisters, Lucy Bausback , Rachel Weaver  and Lula V. Hiatt; and six brothers, Donald Weaver,  Willard Weaver,  Clarence Weaver,  Richard Weaver,  Garnett Weaver  and  Alonzo Weaver.
Volunteer at Franklin United Methodist Community, in Franklin, from 1975 to 2003.
Member of First United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women.
Carmony-Ewing Broadway Street Funeral Home, 232 W. Broadway St., the Rev. Robert Campbell officiating.
Interment:  Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributions:  Hospice of Shelby County, 110 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday, August 7, 1941
Page 2, Column 2
          Mrs. Sarah Wilkinson, age seventy-three, the wife of  David Wilkinsin[sic], died at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at her home, 918 Meridian street.  She had been ill for the past several months and death was due to a complication of diseases.
          The daughter of  David  and  Mary Jane Poer,  she was born in Tipton county on September 9, 1867, and in 1887 she was married to Mr. Wilkinson, who survives with the five children born to the union.  The children are  Marion,  Charles,  Mrs. Stella Arnold  and  Walter,  all of this city, and  Frank, of Hancock county.  She is also survived by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Mrs. Wilkinson was the last of a family of eight children.
          Early in life she became a member of the Baptist church.
          Funeral services will be held at the Loren H. Murphy funeral home at 3:00 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Clarence Hamilton, of Greensburg, officiating.  Burial will be made at Forest Hill cemetery.
          Friends may call at the residence until noon Saturday and at the funeral home after that time.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
April 6, 1911
Page 3 Column 1
Mrs. Charles O. Wilkinson.
          Mrs. Charles O. Wilkinson, a former resident of this county, died at her home in Clark county, at one o'clock Friday afternoon.  She was born in this county and lived in Marion and Brandywine townships all of her life until about one year ago when she moved to Clark county.  She was about sixty years of age.
          She is survived by eight children:  Jacob,  Davis  and  Jerry Wilkinson  and  Mrs. Maggie Skillman,  of this county;  Mrs. Belle Applegate,  of Johnson county;  Mrs. Sarah Coffman,  Mrs. Alta Moore  and  Mrs. Eva Jones,  of Clark county.  She is also survived by a brother,  Charles Bassett,  of Addison township, and a sister,  Mrs. Mary Riser,  of Fairland.
          The remains will arrive here Monday morning at 9:56 o'clock and will be taken to the Brandywine church, where funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 o'clock, the Rev. A. Burns officiating.  Interment in Brandywine cemetery in charge of Stewart & Fix.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  National  Volunteer
Shelbyville, Indiana
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October 20, 1853
          Died - - October 7th at Bloomfield, Iowa, Emma Virginia, only daughter of  John T. and  Desdemona Wilkinson, formerly of this place.
Submitted by Sherry Badgley Ryan with permission from Mr.Maurice Holmes, selected items from, Shelbyville, Indiana Newspaper Excerpts:  1853 - 1859.  Maurice Holmes, 1141N 450W, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

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