Sunday, July 3, 2011

Charles Wesley & Cora May (Muffley) Stout

Charles Wesley Stout, son of Henry Washington and Ellen Christina (Wurm) Stout, was born 26 April 1886 at Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana and died 1 March 1962.  He married Cora May Muffley 19 Aug 1905 in Kosciusko County, Indiana.  She was born 21 July 1885 at Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana to John and Margaret (Helsel) Muffley and died 21 August 1973 at Goshen, Indiana. 

Obituary of Charles W. Stout - The Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, Indiana, 3 March 1962, page 2
"Charles W. Stout, 75, of 907 Lilac, died at the Westview Convalescent Home Friday evening.  He had been bedfast for eight months.

He was born April 26, 1886, in Milford, Ind., and married Cora M. Muffley in 1905.

Mr. Stout was a real estate agent in Elkhart for 40 years, and was a member of the Central Christian Church.

Surviving are his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Oscar (Dorothy) Grove, Stone Lake, Mrs. Harold (Ruby) Evans, New Parish, and Mrs. Delford (Florence) Drummond, Heaton Lake; a son, Murray M., Elkhart; five grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and a brother, Alva Stout, Juneau Beach, Fla.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the White Funeral Home.  Burial is to be in Rice Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today."

Obituary of Cora May (Muffley) Stout - The Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, Indiana, 22 Aug 1973, page 33
"Mrs. Cora M. Stout, 88, of Greencroft Villa, died Tuesday afternoon at Greencroft Nursing Home.  She was a former resident of Elkhart and had lived at Greencroft Villa for five years.

Mrs. Stout was born July 21, 1885, in Kosciusko County and married Charles W. Stout in 1905.  He was an Elkhart real estate agent for 40 years.  He died in 1962.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Oscar (Dorothy) Grove, Stone Lake; Mrs. Harold (Ruby) Evans, Goshen; and Mrs. Delford (Florence) Drummond, Heaton Lake; one son, Murray M. Stout, Elkhart; five grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Friends may call at the White Funeral Home from 7 to 9 tonight and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.  The Rev. Kent Borgaard of Central Christian Church will officiate.  Burial will be in Rice Cemetery.

Mrs. Stout was a 50-year member of the Starlight Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and a former member of Central Christian Church."

Charles Wesley and Cora May (Muffley) Stout had four children:
1 - Murray Mac Stout (1906-1988)
2 - Dorothy Helen Stout (1907-)
3 - Ruby Mae Stout (1910-1984)
4 - Florence Marguerite Stout (1916-)

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