This is from Richmond Item 11-15-1935 p2 c2: Green's Fork, Ind, Nov. 14 - John W. Phillips, 68 years old, was found dead in the woodhouse near his home about 6:30 o'clock Thursday morning. He had taken his own life by shooting himself with a shotgun. His act was attributed to ill health.
Survivors are the widow, Mrs. Lulu Philips; three daughters, Mrs. Nova Boyd, Greens Fork, Mrs. Mary Mueller, Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Elizabeth Hendrick, Greens Fork; six sons, Clifford, Cloyd, Virgil, Russell, John, and a step-son Claude Chamness; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Sat. at the home and will be private. Burial in South Cemetery. Friends may call at the home Friday evening and until the hour of services.
I am looking for the parents,siblings,dates and locations for John Wesley Phillips. The obit. refers to my grandfather as Virgil - his given name was John Burtchell. The obit. below is John's second wife. His first wife was Servilla Isabelle Batchelor. If you have any info., a possible link or connection or if anything rings a bell, please e-mail me. firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you very much. Patty