from "The Hope Star" of Bartholomew Co, IN
Friday, February 3, 1922
Born in Clay Township, Decatur County, February 20, 1849, the daughter of Lawrence O. and Frances Wallace Blackmore, died Friday at Burney, age 73. She married George W. Smiley January 15, 1873 and he died in 1907. Surviving are children, William, who lived with his mother and daughter Sadie (Mrs. Marshall Vogler) of east of Hope; half brother James H. Blackmore; brother S. Edgar Blackmore of Shelby County; 2 sisters Miss Sarah Blackmore and Mrs. C.R. (Ollie) Miller. A daughter Lulu died 2 years ago. Funeral service was Monday at the home with burial at South Park in Greensburg.