Index of Obituary and Death Notices in Clark County, Indiana Newspapers
1872 - 1900
In 1992, Mrs. Diane Eden Henley completed an index of death notices and obituaries in the newspapers of Clark County, Indiana for the period of 1872 through 1900. This extremely valuable research tool was bound in a three volume set and placed at the Clark County Public Library in Jeffersonville where it remains available today. Unfortunately, that has been the extent of the availability of Mrs. Henley's extensive work. Mrs. Henley granted me permission to post the index here for all to use.
She asked that I include the following dedication:
"I would like to dedicate this project to my late husband, Calvin Lee Henley, whose five generations of ancestors in Clark County inspired me to take on this work."
UPDATE: I RECENTLY RECEIVED WORD FROM DIANE’S SISTER INFORMING ME THAT DIANE HAD PASSED AWAY ON JUNE 15, 2012. HER WORK IN CLARK COUNTY GENEALOGY WILL BE APPRECIATED BY GENERATIONS TO COME. I THOUGHT IT ONLY APPROPRIATE TO GIVE HER OBITUARY HERE:
Diane (nee Eden), age 72, beloved wife of the late Calvin L. Henley; loving
mother of Kenneth (Debra) Henley, Elizabeth (John) Mockus,
Jeffrey (Nancy) Henley, Barbara (Phillip) Rosell and
David (Pamalyn) Henley; dearest grandmother of Karin
(Jordan) Huenink, Eric Henley, Kevin (Kathleen) Mockus, David and Adam Mockus,
Calvin Henley, Diane Juliot, Jessica Wright, Hannah,
Clara, Emma and Jacob Henley; dear great grandmother of Tyler Mockus; devoted sister and aunt of many. Visitation Sunday
2:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. and Monday 9:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Service 10:00
A.M. at Lawn Funeral Home 7732 W. 159th St. Orland Park. Interment
Resurrection Cemetery, Romeoville.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on June 17, 2012
If you have questions, feel free to e-mail me (Jeff Harmon) at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also want to check out my index to obituaries in The Chronicle of Scott County, Indiana for the period of 1880-1978 here.
Last updated July 13, 2012