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Bernice Foster

Bernice Foster

Female 1903 - 1979  (75 years)

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  • Name Bernice Foster 
    Born 13 May 1903 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jan 1979 
    Person ID I3669  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2021 

    Father Henry Clinton Foster,   b. 1 Mar 1876, Knox, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1945, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Hallie M. Roberson,   b. 20 Apr 1882, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1972, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Family ID F2025  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Judge James Eminent,   b. Abt 1891 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F2026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A well-known ex-city resident, Mrs. James (Berniece L.) Emmert, 75, formerly of 607 Shelby street, died Tuesday at the Brandel care Center, Highland Park, Illinois, after a brief illness.

      She was the widow of Judge James Emmert, ex-Shelbyville Mayor and former Indiana Attorney General and Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court.

      Mrs. Emmert, a registered nurse, was believed to be Shelby County's first public health nurse. She also was active in the mental health organization here.

      A resident of Shelbyville for more than 50 years, Mrs. Emmert moved to the Highland Park, Illinois area last year. Her local memberships include the First United Methodist Church and Chapter AL, P.E.O.

      Born May 13, 1903 in Vincennes, a daughter of Henry and Hallie Foster, she was married January 1, 1929 in Indianapolis to Judge James A. Emmert, who died April 14, 1974.

      Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Paul S. (Elizabeth) Allor, Whittier, California and Mrs. Barney B. (Catharine) Regen, Dickson, Tennessee, a son, James A. Emmert Jr., Glencoe, Illinois; two sisters, Mrs. Milton Rohrer, Vincennes and Mrs. Peter Cullison of Maryland, and six grandchildren.

      Services tentatively are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the Ewing Mortuary, where friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jack B. Haskins will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorials are requested to be in the form of contributions to a favorite charity.