Logansport Press - 27 Oct.1960
Lawrence Spurgeon Dies At Flora Home; Services Saturday FLORA—Lawrence F. Spurgeon, SO, died at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday '.si his home on South Center street. He-had been in poor health for ten years. ._ Born April 24, 1880, in .Ross- .ville he was the son of Dan and Margaret Ann Coffman Spurgeon. .His marriage on Oct. 14, 1919, was. to' Minnie• Birge. He was a member of the Brethren church. For many years he worked at the Flora Sawmill, later working for the Alcoa Aluminum Plant. Survivors are his wife; U chil- dren: Mrs. Harry Cross, Ross-j ville;. Daniel, Lafayette; Ruby, at. home; William, Delphi; Elizabeth,, at home; Mrs. Leo "Davis and Richard, both of Flora; Lawrence, Jr., Lafayette; Mrs. Betty Jane Reedj Flora;. Mrs. Opal Caudill, Charleston, Ind.; Joseph, at home. V 'Also surviving are 22. grandchiL "dren, 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Miss Lizzie Spurgeon, Rossville; a brother, Junias, of Ceres, Calif. /Friends may call at the Leiter funeral home after six o'clock this evening. Final rites will be at the iuneral home at. two o'clock Saturday. The Reverend Dolar Ritchey will officiate and burial will be in Maple Lawn cemetery.