1956 - Aug. 15 - Norris Wharton Buys R & J. Food Market On East Shore Drive.
Norris Wharton, recently of Lafayette, has purchased the R & J. Food
Market at 1355 East Shore Drive (Maxinkuckee Landing) from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jackson
and will continue to operate the thriving meat amd grocercy
establisment unde the same name.
Mr. Wharton and his wife Maye Ruth will rside in the Roscoe Stevens Apartments adjoining
The Wahrtons have four children... Mr. Wahrton is a graduate of the Winamac High School...
Norris L. Wharton BIRTH 1903 DEATH Nov. 14, 1970.
BURIAL Winamac Cemetery Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana,
married April 9, 1932 i Monticello White county Indiana May Ruth Bradford BIRTH 7 Nov 1913
Newtown, Fountain County, Indiana DEATH 14 Apr 1997 Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana BURIAL
Winamac Cemetery Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana
May R. Wharton, 83, 515 E. 13th Street., Winamac, died April 14 at Pulaski Memorial Hospital.
On Nov. 7, 1913, in Newtown, she was born to Henry and Nettie Ellen (Cary) Bradford.
On April 9, 1932 in Monticello, she was married to Norris L. Wharton who died Nov. 14, 1970.
Mrs. Wharton, a former resident of Francesville, Culver, Lafayette, and the state of Georgia, was a
homemaker and former owner of the Manor Market in Culver.
She was a member of the Baptist church in Lizella, GA. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Laney,
Kalamazoo, Mich.; three sons, James, Lizella, Ga.; John, Clarks Hill; and Timothy, Hamlet; nine grandchildren;
eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Agnes Hall, Francesville.
She was preceded in death by two sisters.
Graveside services were conducted April 16 with the Rev. William Mathys officiating. Burial was in the
Winamac Cemetery. - Pulaski County Journal 23 Apr 1997
Timothy "Tim" Wharton
John Wharton married Nov. 6, 1960 Boone Grove Indiana. Mary Ann Jenson daughter
of Mr. & Mrs. Damen Jenson
James "Jim" B . Wharton - U.S. Navy stationed at Charleston, S. C. married Easter Sunday 1961 South Bend
St. Joseph county Lola Felkins daughter of Mr. Raymond Felkins; Sep 1960 became Assistant manager of
F. W. Woolworth Co. in Downers Groce, Illlinois
Barbara Wharton married Leonard Laney resides Dayton Ohio.