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Obituary Mary Anna Palmer (Sheridan/McCord/Lane/DeLong/Bush)
Muncie Evening Press
Wednesday, January 27, 1932


Well - Known Local Woman Is Stricken Today.

Mrs. Mary Anna Bush, 48, wife of Jesse Bush, 1314 South Walnut St.,, Died at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday. Mrs. Bush was a member of the Unity Church and of Washtella Council No. 37. Surviving are the husband; a daughter, Mrs. Ellen McCord, of Muncie; three sons, Edward and Joseph Sheridan, of Muncie, and Willis Palmer, of Muncie; a sister, Mrs. Anna Mumford, of Muncie; and four brothers, William and Ottis Palmer, of Muncie; H. T. Palmer of Portland Ore., And Charles Palmer, of Los Angeles, Calif. The body was taken to the Moffitt-Piepho mortuary. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in Beech Grove Chapel and burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery.


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Obituary Charles Palmer
The Star Press (Muncie, Indiana)
Tuesday, September 26, 1950


Final rites for Charles Palmer, former Muncie resident, who died at Billings Veterans Hospital, Indianapolis, Sunday afternoon, will be conducted at 3:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the More funeral home in Indianapolis.

Palmer, employee of the veterans hospital, had moved from Muncie 20 years ago to California, returning to Indiana four years ago.

Surviving are a son, Paul, of Indianapolis; one brother, Willis, of Muncie; one sister, Mrs. Ona Mumford, of Muncie, and a foster brother, Charles Alexandria, of Muncie.


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For some reason Gladys listed her last name as Palmer, her father as Edward Palmer (her grandfather) and her mother as Anna Lane (her Mother's sister and Gladys's aunt).


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Obituary Gladys Marie Murphy (Burridge, Bragg, Witt)

Muncie Evening Press (Muncie Indiana)
Wednesday, October 21, 1959


Mrs. Gladys E Witt, mother of Norman E Burridge of Muncie and a former Muncie resident until she moved to California in 1950, died Monday at Baldwin Park Calif., and burial will be in California.

Mrs. Witt also leaves for sisters, Mrs. Doris Wyatt of Auburn, and Mrs. June Hunt, Mrs. Cecilia Anderson and Mrs. Lydia Griehner, all of Muncie; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.

The Star Press (Muncie, Indiana)
Tuesday, October 20, 1959


Mrs. Gladys Witt a former resident of Muncie who moved to Baldwin Park, Calif., 12 years ago died about noon Monday at her home there. She was ill for only a few hours. She is survived by her husband, Francis and several Muncie relatives. Funeral services will be held Thursday in Baldwin Park.


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Obituary Lucille P. Palmer (Coffey)

The Star Press (Muncie, Indiana)
Saturday, November 4, 1989


Lucille P. Coffey, 83, died Thursday in Ball Memorial Hospital after a short illness. She was a Muncie native and a graduate of Muncie schools.

Mrs. Coffey was a member of Shawnee Heights Baptist Church and a member of the Delta Alpha Class, Eastern Star 104, Esther Shrine 17 and White Shrine of Jerusalem.

She was past worthy high priestess, Social Order of Beauceant 101, past president and past supreme comm woman, and Tete Sheri Temple 60, Daughters of the Nile, Fort Wayne, life member of Fez Mates of Mispah Shrine Club, past guardian of Bethel 25 of Job's Daughters, past Grand National president of Phi Chi Epsilon Sorority and past president of local XI Chapter, of which she was a life member and was presented her 50-year pin in 1988. She also was past state secretary of Verus Corddis Sorority, past president of local Semper Paratus Chapter, past president of the Muncie Nile Club, member of Huffer Day Care Center Auxiliary and a member of the Sam Bees Breakfast Club.

Mrs. Coffey worked 41 years at Indiana Pressed Steel Co. as executive secretary and retired in 1974.

Survivors include a brother, James Palmer, Muncie; two nephews, Larry Palmer, California, and Raymond Coffey Jr., Virginia; six nieces, Pat Hash and Diane Catron, both of Virginia, Elaine Saunders, Muncie, Toni Fauquher, Linda Kinnaird and Judy Stallings, all of Florida.

Services will be in Shawnee Heights Baptist Church, 1600 E. Fuson Road, at 10 a.m. Monday with Rev. Earl Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Beech Grove Cemetery.

Calling hours at Parson Mortuary-Adams Chapel are 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday and a half hour before services Monday. A White Shrine memorial service will be Sunday evening at the mortuary.


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Obituary Walter A Coffey

The Star Press (Muncie, Indiana)
Tuesday, June 18, 1968


Walter A Coffey, 62, 1418 S. Franklin St.., died unexpectedly Monday morning after being stricken ill at his home, apparently of a heart attack.

He was a driver - salesman for Universal Electric, where he had been employed for 12 years. A native of Oak Hill, W, Va., he had lived in Muncie 44 years.

Mr. Coffey was a member of Delaware Lodge 46, F&AM: R&SM Council 16, Commandery 18, Knights Templar; Valley of Fort Wayne Scottish Rite, Mizpah Shrine, Esther Shrine 14, the Moose and Eagles lodges and the Walnut Street, Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille P.; his mother, Mrs. Frances Wiggins, Albany; a sister, Mrs. Ivan Davis, Mt. Hope W. Va,; four brothers, Raymond, Pocahontas, Va., Daniel, Charleston, W. Va., James, Philadelphia, Pa., and LaFraze Chambers, Newark, New Jersey.

Friends may call at the Parsons mortuary from 2 to 5 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Muncie Commandery 18, Knights Templar, will hold memorial services at p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary with Rev. Earl Vaughn and Rev. Jack Brown officiating. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Graveside services will be held Wednesday morning by Delaware Lodge 46, F&AM.