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 Naoma Frances <I>Burton</I> Ellis

Naoma Frances Burton Ellis

Petersburg, Pike County, Indiana, USA
Death 22 Mar 1935 (aged 64)
Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Burial Linton, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 17304070 · View Source
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Naoma Frances Burton was married three times:

1. Married James Grimes on 14 Feb 1889 in Orange Co., IN and they were the parents of their children identified in the family links below.

2. Married David W. Cazzell on 27 May 1930 in Sullivan Co., IN. No children.

3. Married Samuel H. Ellis about 1931. No children.

Naoma was a sister of Thomas Burton and of her other brother identified in the family links below.

Linton Daily Citizen 23 Mar 1935
Resident of Cass Expired Friday at St. Anthony Hospital

Mrs. Frances Ellis, 64-year-old resident of the Cass community, died Friday in St. Anthony’s hospital in Terre Haute. Cause of death was carcinoma of stomach.

The Cass woman underwent a major operation recently at the hospital.

A member of the Church of Christ of Cass, Mrs. Ellis was well known in the Cass community. She moved to Cass from the Ellis community near Linton.

Born near Petersburg on Dec. 13, 1870, she was united in marriage to James Grimes, who passed away seven years ago. About four years ago she married Samuel H. Ellis.

Survivors include the husband; three daughters, Mrs. Elsie Gabbard of Terre Haute, Mrs. Effa Emrie of near Dugger, Mrs. Helen Bowling of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Nellie Christenberry of Hollywood, Cal.; one son, Fred Grimes of Indianapolis; one brother, Mat Burton of Petersburg.

The body was prepared for burial by the Newkirk Funeral home in Pleasantville and then removed to the home. Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon from the Church of Christ in Cass. Interment will be in the Samaria cemetery.

Sullivan Daily Times 23 Mar 1935
Cass Resident Succumbs Friday
Mrs. Frances N. Ellis Died in Hospital at Terre Haute

Mrs. Frances N. Ellis, a long-time resident of the Ellis community east of Dugger, died at the St. Anthony hospital in Terre Haute Friday morning at 11:15 o’clock. Mrs. Ellis had been ill for about six months. She submitted to a major operation a week ago.

Mrs. Ellis had lived at Cass for the past four years. She was born in Petersburg, Indiana. She was first married to James Grimes, who died seven years ago. Four years ago, she married Samuel H. Ellis.

Surviving her, besides her husband, Mr. Ellis, are four daughters: Mrs. Elsie Gabbard of Terre Haute, Mrs. Effie Emrie of Dugger R.R., Mrs. Helen Bowling of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Nelle Christenberry of Hollywood, California; and one son, Fred Grimes, of Indianapolis. One brother, Matt Burton of Petersburg, also survives.

Funeral services will be conducted from the Church of Christ at Cass, Monday afternoon at two o’clock. Interment will be in the Samaria cemetery at Ellis.

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  • Maintained by: Mark E. Wirey
  • Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17304070
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Naoma Frances Burton Ellis (13 Dec 1870–22 Mar 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17304070, citing Samaria Cemetery, Linton, Greene County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mark E. Wirey (contributor 46919974) .