Mrs. Elva Wasson, wife of Otis Wasson of Flat Rock, died at the W. S. Major hospital at 10:40 o’clock this morning [January 5, 1950]. She had been in a serious condition since becoming ill three weeks ago.
A native of Newbern, Mrs. Wasson had resided in Shelby county since childhood. She was born in 1880 and was the daughter of Elisha and Nellie (Parks) McClintic. Her marriage to Mr. Wasson took place in September 1946.
Surviving with the husband are four children, Mrs. Grace Emerick, Ralph Nading and Lloyd Harrell of Flat Rock and Mrs. Iva Mae Harris of Muskegon, Michigan. Also surviving are four grandchildren and one brother, Wallace McClintic of Indianapolis. A sister, Mrs. Grace Wertz, died recently.
Mrs. Wasson was a member of the Lewis Creek Methodist Church and funeral rites will be held there Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at the Patterson Cemetery in charge of the Murphy Mortuary. Friends may call at the mortuary after noon Friday.
The Shelbyville News, January 5, 1950
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman