Wm. H. Albea obituary from Greenfield Daily Reporter
ILLNESS FATAL TO WM. H. ALBEA, " Well Known County Resident Dies Sunday", Greenfield Daily Reporter, Monday, October 13, 1952
William H. Albea, age 89, well known resident of Hancock county, died Sunday morning at his home 101 North Second Street, Fortville.Mr. Albea had been in ill health since last March.
He was born March 4, 1862, near Statesville, North Carolina, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Albea, and came to Indiana at the age of 18.He lived in the vicinity of Mohawk, and Fortville for the balance of his life, the last three years in Fortville.Previous to that he had operated a general store in Mohawk.
Arrangments are on charge of the Cornell Bright Funeral Home of Pendleton, who announce that friends may call at the Albea residence.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, 2:30 p.m. in the Fortville Christian Church.Burial will be in Gravel Lawn cemetery, Fortville.The body will lie in state at the church from 1:30 until the hour of the funeral.
The deceased is survived by the widow, Mrs. Etta J. Albea, three children, William P. Albea, Mrs. Clara Bolander and Mrs. Lillie Sanford, all of Fortville, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Mr. Albea was a member of the Fortville Masonic lodge, the Red Men, Odd Fellows, the Fortville Brotherhood and Fortville Christian Church.