Section K, lot 37
Names of parents and spouse from G&BS, pp. 114, 132. B.F. VanMeter gives middle initial as "B.", but niece, Ann V. Tilson (14 Aug. 2002), says middle name was "Hockaday." Louis Marshall VanMeter family bible gives name as "Evaline Moore." Name and date of birth of child of child from 1900 U.S. Census for Shelby County, Kentucky, p 9a. Dates of birth and death from tombstone. Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville, Kentucky.
Obituary, The Shelby News, p. 1, Thursday, November 15, 1934:"Funeral services for Mrs. Eva VanMeter Thomas, who died Tuesday in Ripley, Tenn., will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the residence of her step daughter, Mrs. Ralph Guthrie, of Magnolia Ave. Rev. Agnus Gordon will officiate and burial will be made in Grove Hill.
"The deceased was formerly Mrs. John S. Hanna and was well known here. She also is survived by a brother, Ben S. VanMeter, two sisters, Mrs. Alexander Bruce, Shelbyville, and Mrs. Joe Davis of Florida, and a daughter, Mrs. LeGrand Harvey, Brownsville, Tenn."