Thomas Bryson Mounts The funeral service of Thomas Bryson Mounts, a
successful WashingtonCounty farmer, who died Tuesday morning March 2nd at his home near New Philadelphia, will be held at Thursday afternoon at the Smith Funeral Home, by the
Reverend Noble Trueblood. Interment will be in the CrownHillCemetery. Son of James and Elizabeth Mullan Mounts, he
was born August 25, 1863 at Washington, Pennsylvania. The family afterwards moved to Indiana for residence. Surviving are the widow Ida Tatlock Mounts; three sons, Edgar Mounts, Thorntown,
Indiana, Roy Mounts, Birmingham, Iowa, James Mounts, New Philadelphia, Indiana;
four daughters, Mrs. Grace Presley, Long Beach California, Mrs. Martha Howell,
Reading, Michigan, Mrs. Cora Empson, Brownstown,
Indiana, Miss Blanche Elizabeth Mounts, New Philadelphia, Indiana; twenty-six
grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
JamesArthurMounts NewtonCountyEnterprise, Kentland, Indiana, May 2, 1979. Goodland--James A. Mounts, 70, of Goodland, died unexpectedly at Tuesday in his home apparently of a heart attack. A
native of New
he had been a resident of this area since 1956. In 1939 he was married to
Bertha Buchanan, who survives. Mr. Mounts retired from V & C Fertilizing
Company of Remington in 1971. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of
the Remington American Legion. Surviving with the widow are three sons, Kenneth
James Mounts of Los Angeles Calif., Jerry Morris Mounts of Terre Haute and Joe
Frank Mounts of Goodland; one brother, Roy Mounts of Birmingham, Iowa, and a
sister, Blanche Mounts of Salem, 6 grandchildren. Services were held Friday at
Crane Funeral Home, Goodland, IntermentGoodlandCemetery with Father Carl Eckert officiating. Pallbearers
were Jack Welsh, Clifford Buchanan, Merrill Buchanan, Elmer McCormick, LeRoy Sinks, and Arthur Buchanan.
Martha Alice Mounts
Mattie Mounts Howell Payne, 78, of Jonesville, Michigan, died last Thursday, June 25 at Funeral rites and burial were conducted at Jonesville, Michigan. Mrs. Payne is a native of New Philadelphia, daughter of Ida and Thomas B. Mounts. Surviving is
a sister, Blanche Mounts, North Water Street, Salem, two brothers, Roy Mounts, Birmingham, Iowa, and James Arthur Mounts of Goodland, Indiana. Two sisters, Grace Presley of Long Beach, California and Cora Empson of JacksonCounty preceded her in death in January 1970. A brother Edgar Mounts, of Frankfort, died several years ago.
Ida Jane Mounts
Mrs. Ida Jane Mounts, 82 years old, a resident of Thorntown the past three and
one-half years, died there early this morning at the home of her son Edgar
Mounts. She was seriously ill one week. A native of WashingtonCounty, she also formerly resided in ScottCounty. Mrs. Mounts had lived in Thorntown with her son
since the death in 1948 of her husband, the late Thomas B. Mounts. She was born
24, 1867 and was the
daughter of Charles E. and Jemima (Weir) Tatlock. She
held membership in the MethodistChurch at New Philadelphia. Other survivors are 6 children, Mrs. Grace Presley,
Long Beach, California, Mrs. Mattie Howell, Detroit Michigan, Miss Blanche
Mounts, Salem, Mrs. Cora Empson, Brownstown, Roy
Mounts, Birmingham, Iowa and James A. Mounts, Fowler; two brothers Virgil Tatlock, Goodland, (Newton County), and Hershel Tatlock, Covington, Tennessee; two sisters Mrs. Clara
Sanders, Austin (Scott County) and Mrs. Cora Carter, Oakland, California; 26
grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. One brother and two sisters are
deceased. The body will be removed tomorrow from the Russel
and Hitch Funeral Home in Thorntown to the George B. Smith Funeral Home in Salem where services will be held at , Wednesday. Burial will be in the CrownHillCemetery, Salem. Friends may call at the Thorntown Funeral Home
Roy Mounts, aged 77, born November 24, 1903 at New Philadelphia, died Tuesday May 12, at in the CountyHospital at Fairfield, Iowa. His parents were Thomas and Ida Tatlock
Mounts. Mounts had lived in rural Birmingham, Iowa, since 1941. He was a retired businessman, a buyer
of wool and cream. He is survived by his wife, Edith Campbell Mounts; a son,
Marvin Mounts of Gibson City, Illinois; and a sister, Blanche Mounts, of Salem, Indiana. Two brothers, three sisters, and three
great-grandchildren had preceded him in death. Funeral services were held
Friday, May 15, at the Burch Funeral Home in Birmingham, with the Reverend David R. Kennedy officiating.
Interment was in the MapleHillsCemetery, Birmingham.
Mounts was of the Presbyterian faith.
Blanche Elizabeth Mounts
Blanche Elizabeth Mounts, age 92, formerly of 703 North Water Street, died at , Thursday, July 16, 1987, at the MeadowViewHealthCareCenter in Salem. She was 92 years old. She was a member of the SalemUnitedMethodistChurch, and a retired employee of the WashingtonCountyMemorialHospital. A native of WashingtonCounty, she was born to Thomas Bryson Mounts and Ida Jane Tatlock Mounts on January 6, 1895, in the New Philadelphia community. Survivors include several nieces,
nephews, a sister in law and a cousin, Verle Audrey
Mounts of Salem, and a host of friends. Three brothers and three sisters
preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at Sunday, July 19, 1987 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem, conducted by Dr. Herbert Berry, minister. Burial
followed in the CrownHillCemetery.
Mark E. Mounts
Mark E. Mounts, 35, who committed suicide in his home on Rt. 2 is survived by
the widow, formerly Opal Coffel, to whom he was
married in 1947; three sons, Timothy Leroy, Mitchell Allen and Arthur Stanley,
and a daughter Barbara Joyce, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Eulah
Jones of Battle Ground; and a brother Marvin of Gibson City Illinois.
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were contributed by Jerry Morris Mounts