Washington County Indiana
Obituaries

Thomas Bryson Mounts
The funeral service of Thomas Bryson Mounts, a successful
Washington County farmer, who died Tuesday morning March 2nd at his home near New Philadelphia, will be held at two o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Smith Funeral Home, by the Reverend Noble Trueblood. Interment will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery. 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.

James Arthur Mounts
Newton County
Enterprise, Kentland, Indiana, May 2, 1979. Goodland--James A. Mounts, 70, of Goodland, died unexpectedly at 4 p.m. Tuesday in his home apparently of a heart attack. A native of New Philadelphia, 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, Interment Goodland Cemetery 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 11 p.m. 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 Jackson County 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
Washington County, she also formerly resided in Scott County. 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 December 24, 1867 and was the daughter of Charles E. and Jemima (Weir) Tatlock. She held membership in the Methodist Church 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 2 p.m., Wednesday. Burial will be in the Crown Hill Cemetery, Salem. Friends may call at the Thorntown Funeral Home after 7 o'clock tonight.

Roy Mounts
Roy Mounts, aged 77, born
November 24, 1903 at New Philadelphia, died Tuesday May 12, at 6:40 in the County Hospital 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 Maple Hills Cemetery, Birmingham. Mounts was of the Presbyterian faith.

Blanche Elizabeth Mounts
Blanche Elizabeth Mounts, age 92, formerly of
703 North Water Street, died at 11:25 p.m., Thursday, July 16, 1987, at the Meadow View Health Care Center in Salem. She was 92 years old. She was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church, and a retired employee of the Washington County Memorial Hospital. A native of Washington County, 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 2 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 1987 at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem, conducted by Dr. Herbert Berry, minister. Burial followed in the Crown Hill Cemetery.

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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