Alta R. POTTS

Female 1872 - 1945  (72 years)


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  • Name Alta R. POTTS 
    Born 11 Oct 1872  Dubois County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Apr 1945  Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hickory Grove Cemetery, Hillham, Dubois County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary:
      Mrs. Alta Sherfick, 72, Succumbs at Vincennes

      Mrs. Alta R. Sherfick, 72, widow of the late Charles H. Sherfick of this community, passed away Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earl Miller, at Vincennes, after a short illness.

      Mrs. Sherfick was born in Dubois County, October 11, 1872, one of eight children born to Warren and Holly Potts. On April 9, 1894 she was united in marriage to Andrew A. White and to this union were born three children, Leone, Willie, and Cleo. The husband and both sons preceded her in death several years ago. in November 1917, she was again married to Charles H. Sherfick who died three years ago.

      Mrs. Sherfick spent her entire life in Martin and Dubois County until the death of Mr. Sherfick, when she went to live with her daughter.

      She united with the Church of Christ when a young woman and lived faithful to the Master's teaching until the end.

      Mrs. Sherfick leaves to mourn her passing the daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller, three grandsons, Charles O. and William R. Miller, of Vincennes, and Robert L. Miller, with the U. S. Navy somewhere in the Atlantic; one granddaughter, Betty Ann, at home and three great grandchildren. She also leaves one brother, Thomas L. Potts, of Dubois County, one sister, Mrs. Cora Bobier, of Detroit, Mich., several nieces and nephews, besides a host of friends.

      Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ in Shoals on Wednesday, April 18th, with burial in the Hickory Grove Cemetery in Dubois County. Services were conducted by Bro. Clyde Peck, of Sullivan, Ind.
    Person ID I275  My Family Tree | Sherfick Side
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2009 

    Father Warren POTTS 
    Mother Holly UNKNOWN 
    Family ID F3336  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Andrew A. WHITE,   d. Bef 1917 
    Married 09 Apr 1894 
    Children 
    +1. Leone WHITE
     2. Willie WHITE,   d. Bef 1945
     3. Cleo WHITE,   d. Bef 1945
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F111  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Charles H. SHERFICK,   b. Jul 1862, Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1917 
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2005 
    Family ID F110  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Oct 1872 - Dubois County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Apr 1945 - Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hickory Grove Cemetery, Hillham, Dubois County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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