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Asa Boyd Close
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1871
Riley
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1946
Patricksburg
Owen County
Indiana, USA

Asa Boyd Close, age 74, a retired Owen county farmer, living near the Splinter Ridge School west of Spencer, passed away at his home at 2:15 a.m. this morning after an illness of several months.
Mr. Close is well known in Owen County where he had been engaged in farming until his health failed. He was a member of the Union Church of Christ.
Mr. Close is survived by the widow, Arabell, a step-mother, Mrs. Martha Close of Terre Haute, two daughters Mrs. Ruth Biddle of Spencer and Mrs. Dorothy Henry of Bloomington. seven sons, Boyd of Terre Haute, Neal near Spencer. David at home, Wilbur of Michigan City, Byron of Dugger, Roscoe of Poland, Fred of Spencer. Three half-sisters, Mrs. Mima Stuckey of Riley, Mrs. Floy Turner of Cocy, Mrs. Leah Rector of Hammond, two Brothers Cortland of Madison and Zenith of Terre Haute, 34 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
The body was taken to the Schoppenorst funeral home at Clay City pending funeral arrangments.
 
 
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 Parents:
  David Henry Close (1842 - 1917)
  Frances Missouri Huber Close (1851 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Arabella Ethal Bennett Close (1878 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Boyd Austin Close (1897 - 1963)*
  Ruth Ethal Close Biddle (1899 - 1953)*
  Neal Asher Close (1901 - 1976)*
  David Henry Close (1904 - 1967)*
  Dorothy Nancy Close Henry (1906 - 1989)*
  John Wilbur Close (1909 - 1969)*
  Jason Byron Close (1911 - 1975)*
  William Roscoe Close (1914 - 2000)*
  Freal Zenas Close (1917 - 1918)*
  Fred Enos Close (1917 - 1987)*
  Georgia Beryl Close (1920 - 1928)*
  Laura Mae Close (1922 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Ellen Close Clingerman (1867 - 1945)**
  Asa Boyd Close (1871 - 1946)
  Oliver W Close (1873 - 1874)*
  Marion Perry Close (1875 - 1876)*
  Jamima Close Stuckey (1880 - 1967)**
  Floy Close Turner (1884 - 1975)**
  Courtland Close (1888 - 1965)**
  Leah Thelma Close Rector (1902 - 2002)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Vandalia Methodist Cemetery
Vandalia
Owen County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: TASM
Record added: Jul 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28559649
Asa Boyd Close
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Asa Boyd Close
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Asa Boyd Close
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