Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Ross Randolpf & Edith Mae (Stout) Timmons

Edith Mae Stout, daughter of Henry Washington and Ellen Christina (Wurm) Stout, was born 14 Dec 1900 at Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana and died 27 Nov 1947 at Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana.  She married Ross Randolpf Timmons 8 March 1918 at Milford.  He was born 20 SEpt 1897 at Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana to William Armond and Addie Mae (Nowels) Timmons and died 21 June 1955.  Following Edith's death, Ross married Helen Ward.

Gravestone of Edith M. (Stout) Timmons - Milford Cemetery, Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana

Obituary of Edith M. (Stout) Timmons - The Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, Indiana, 28 Nov 1947, page 2
"MILFORD - Mrs. Edith May Timmons, 46, died Thursday night after an illness of one week at her home here.

She was born Dec. 14, 1900, in Milford, Ind., the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Washington Stout.  She married Ross Timmons March 8, 1917, in Milford.  He survives.  Other survivors include 10 children - Mrs. Mary Saal of Goshen, Mrs. Frances Armey of Warsaw, Mrs. Mildred Schaefer of Dunlap, Mrs. Phyllis Copenhaver of Goshen, and Anna, Dorothy, Robert, Herbert, Ross and Richard, all at home.  Three brothers, Alva Stout of Fisher, Inc., Charles of Elkhart and Jack of Nappanee; a sister, Mrs. Mary Smith of Detroit and 7 grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted in the Neff funeral home Sunday at 2 p.m.  The Rev. C.C. Cripe, pastor of the Milford Brethren Church, of which Mrs. Timmons was a member, will officiate.  Burial will be in Milford Cemetery."

Gravestone of Robert W. Timmons - Milford Cemetery,
Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana

Ross Randolpf and Edith Mae (Stout) Timmons had ten children:
1 - Robert William Timmons was born 22 July 1918 at Milford, Kosciusko County, Indiana and died in Jan 1973 at Sacratmento, California.  He married Dorothy Miller in Jan 1951.
2 - Mary Ellen Timmons (1921-2004)
3 - Frances Mae Timmons (1923-)
4 - Mildred Lonella Timmons (1924-2003)
5 - Phyllis Jane Timmons (1925-)
6 - Herbert Eugene Timmons (1926-1998)
7 - Ross Leroy Timmons (1929-2004)
8 - Anna Donnabelle Timmons (1930-)
9 - Dorothea Josephine Timmons (1932-)
10 - Richard Lee Timmons (1933-)

Obituary of Robert W. Timmons - The Elkhart Truth, Elkhart, Indiana, 5 Feb 1973, page 22
"GOSHEN - Robert Timmons, 54, of 2700 69th Ave., Sacramento, Calif., died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Medical Hospital, Sacramento.  Born in Milford, Ind., July 22, 1918, he moved to California from Goshen.  He was employed as a chef.

He was married to Dorothy Miller in January of 1951.  She survives with three brothers, Herbert, Leesburg; Ross, Milford; and Richard, Syracuse; and six sisters, Mrs. Jay (Mary) Saal, South Bend; Mrs. Merle (Frances) Armey, Warsaw; Mrs. Jack (Mildred) Schaefer, South Bend; Mrs. Leonard (Phyllis) Copenhaver, and Mrs. Willard (Dorothea) Stutzman, both of Goshen, and Mrs. Donnabelle Yoder, Milford.

The body is being returned to the Yoder-Culp Funeral Home where arrangements are incomplete."

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