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Obituaries from August 2003

Emery Edward "Buck" Porter (08/29/03)
Emery Edward "Buck" Porter, 75, of Solsberry, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 at his residence. Born Oct. 15, 1927 in Greene County, he was the son of Clarence and Goldie (Ooley) Porter. He was a warehouse foreman for NWSC Crane and a member of Newark Pentecostal Church. He was a U.S. Army and U. S. Navy veteran...
Charity Lee Ann Keller (08/28/03)
Jasonville ---- Charity Lee Ann Keller, was stillborn at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Randy and Raemonda (Mim) Keller of Jasonville; a sister, Fayth; a brother, Coda Keller, at home; maternal grandparents, Tom and Vickie Alumbaugh of Jasonville; paternal grandparents, Paul and Sharon Keller of Jasonville; paternal great-grandparents, Donald and Juanita Swalls of Jasonville; aunts and uncles, Nate and Susan Rawlings of Sullivan, Stephen and Jamie Butler of Jasonville, and Jason and Carie Steele of Farmersburg; and several cousins.. ...
Ira Eugene Lawrence, Jr. (08/28/03)
BICKNELL ---- Ira Eugene Lawrence, Jr., of Bicknell, passed away at 1:29 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born Aug. 17, 2003 at Sullivan, he was the son of Ira and Lisa A. (Petoskey) Lawrence. Survivors include, one brother, Michael Lawrence; two sisters, Katelynn Lawrence and Chyenne Lawrence all at home; maternal grandparents, Regonal Petoskey and Rebecca Hollifield of Linton; great grandparents, Shirley Hollifield of Sullivan, Minnie Ford of Indianapolis, and Grace Shepherd of Linton; paternal grandparents, Walter and Kathy Lawrence of Linton and Cynthia Kirk and Jeffrey of Bicknell; great grandparents, Macy and Don Woods of Newton, Ill.; great great grandmother, Ruth Barick of Palestine, Ill.. ...
Emery Porter (08/28/03)
SOLSBERRY ---- Emery Porter, 76, of Solsberry, passed away at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003 at his residence. Funeral service is pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Paul D. Pruett, Sr. (08/28/03)
JASONVILLE ---- Paul D. Pruett, Sr., 80, of Jasonville, passed away 12:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born Nov. 21, 1922 in Worthington, he was the son of William and Thursia (Shepherd) Pruett. He was a construction worker out of the Chicago local...
Donald R. Ingram (08/29/03)
Donald R. Ingram, 63, of Boonville, who was currently of Jasonville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003 at Gateway Medical Center in Clarksville, Tenn. He was a retired coal miner and a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include a daughter, Sarah and SSG(P) Shane Force of Woodlawn, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Emmett Ingram, Jarred and Shaena Force; four sisters, Ruth Goad of Madison, Ind., Shirley Hadley of Evansville, Betty Huett of Boonville, and Beverly Tyring of Oakland City, Ind.; two brothers, Kenneth Ingram of Boonville, Ind., and Robert Ingram of Ocala, Fla.. ...
Charity Lee Ann Keller (08/29/03)
Charity Lee Ann Keller was stillborn at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Randy and Raemonda (Mim) Keller of Jasonville; one sister, Fayth Keller; one brother, Coda Keller, both at home; maternal grandparents, Tom and Vickie Alumbaugh of Jasonville; paternal grandparents, Paul and Sharon Keller of Jasonville; paternal great-grandparents, Donald and Juanita Swalls of Jasonville; aunts and uncles, Nate and Susan Rawlings of Sullivan; Stephen and Jamie Butler of Jasonville; Jason and Carie Steele of Farmersburg; and several cousins.. ...
Charles Curtis Myers (08/29/03)
Charles Curtis Myers, 70, of Bloomington, passed away at 1:29 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, 3003 . Born July 28, 1933 in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of Walter Farrish and Mildred Myers. He was a carpenter for The House Doctor Remoldeling. He was a member of Elks, VFW, Knights of Columbus, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy (Korea)...
Billy B. Ellis (08/25/03)
LYONS ---- Billy B. Ellis, 73, of Lyons, passed away at 3:26 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Oct. 10, 1929 in Greene County, he was the son of Walter Scott and Nellie B. (Smith) Ellis. He was owned/operated B&B Ellis, Inc., and Citgo South Side Express. ...
Karen Sue Coffman (08/25/03)
FAIRBANKS ---- Karen Sue Coffman, 60, of Fairbanks, passed away at 12:35 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born June 6, 1943 in Mishawaka, she was the daughter of George A. and Goldie I. (Miles) Roush. She was an instructional aid for handicapped children...
Wilma D. King (08/22/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Wilma D. King, 77, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:45 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born July 13, 1926 in Koleen, she was the daughter of Davis and Mary (Harper) Emery. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Koleen Union Church...
William J. Hayden Jr. (08/22/03)
COALMONT ---- William J. Hayden Jr., 46, of Coalmont, passed away at 3:35 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Jan. 30, 1957 in Momence, Ill., he was the son of William Hayden and Shirley Crusie. He was a truck driver for Allied Beverage...
Lenore T. Chaney (08/21/03)
SPRINGVILLE ---- Lenore T. Chaney, 92, of Springville, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003 at Mitchell Manor. Born May 26, 1911 in Owensburg, she was the daughter of Curtis and Edna (Lamb) Smith. She worked as a matron for Eastern Schools, and was a member of the Owensburg Church of Christ...
Lenore Chaney (08/20/03)
SPRINGVILLE ---- Lenore Chaney, 92, of Springville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003 at Mitchell Manor. Funeral services are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Robert J. Shelton, Sr. (08/19/03)
NEW CASTLE ---- Robert J. Shelton, Sr., 55, of New Castle, passed away at 11:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, 2003 at his residence. Born June 30, 1948 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Morris and Ruth (Scott) Shelton. He was an engineer at KYB Maufacturing in Franklin...
Gracie Belle Lewis (08/25/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Gracie Belle Lewis, stillborn, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:55 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Aug. 24, 2003 at Bloomington, she was the daughter of Michael and Kristine (Anderson) Lewis. Survivors include, her parents, Michael and Kristine (Anderson) Lewis of Bloomfield; maternal grandparents, Rebecca and Wm. ...
Constance L. Rushton (08/25/03)
DUGGER ---- Constance L. Rushton, 68 of Dugger passed away at 8:53 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Funeral arrangements are pending at Newkirk Funeral Home in Dugger.
Gaylord Eugene Street (08/25/03)
HYMERA ---- Gaylord Eugene Street, 61, of Hymera, passed away at 12:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Nov. 16, 1941 in Hymera, he was the son of Harold and Fonda (Moss) Street. He was retired after 31 years from Charles Todd Corp., as a district manager...
Dickie Lee Thomas (08/25/03)
PAXTON ---- Dickie Lee Thomas, 67, of Paxton, passed away at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 22, 2003 at his residence. Born June 24, 1936 in Davies County, he was the son of Roy and Mary Mae (Ashcraft) Thomas. He served in the Marine Corp. He was a member of Carpenters Local 546; American Legion Post 22; and Moose Lodge 1434 in Linton...
Virginia Mae Crane (08/26/03)
JASONVILLE ---- Virginia Mae Crane, 84, of Jasonville, passed away at 4:06 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Aug. 5, 1919 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Preston and Neva (Cross) Vickers. She was a homemaker, a member of the Jasonville Assembly of God Church and Jasonville Senior Citizens...
Janice M. Davis (08/26/03)
ODON ---- Janice M. Davis, 61, of Odon, passed away at 11:02 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003 at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington. Born Feb. 6, 1942 in San Diego, Calif., she was the daughter of Jayde Williams and Dorothy Brown. She worked as a mental health worker...
Constance Rushton (08/26/03)
DUGGER ---- Constance Rushton, 68, of Dugger, passed away at 8:53 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Nov. 30, 1934 in Marion County, she was the daughter of Walter Duncan and Frances England. Survivors include her husband, George Rushton Jr., of Dugger; two sons, George Rushton III of Austin, Texas, and William Rushton of Indianapolis; three daughters, Ronda Hochgesang and Nancy Skillman, both of Indianapolis, and Diane Brody of Pendleton; three sisters, Joyce Johnson of Cloverdale, Judy List and Patty Culver of Greenwood; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.. ...
Nellie Allen (08/27/03)
JASONVILLE ---- Nellie Allen, 98, of Jasonville, passed away at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2003 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born April 26, 1905, she was the daughter of James and Rosa (Butler) Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of the 7th Day Adventist Church in Terre Haute...
Janice M. Davis (08/27/03)
ODON ---- Janice M. Davis, 61, of Odon and formerly of San Diego, Calif., passed away at 11:02 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2003 at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington. She was born Feb. 6, 1942 in San Diego, Calif., the daughter of Jayde Williams and Dorothy Brown...
Mary Jane Stephens (08/18/03)
DUGGER ---- Mary Jane Stephens, 56, of Dugger and formerly of Linton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003 at her residence. Graveside services will be Tuesday at Dugger Cemetery with the Rev. Hillary Vieck officiating. Friends and relatives are welcome to attend...
Dora Jean (Lovelace) Lester (08/18/03)
INDIANAPOLIS ---- Dora Jean (Lovelace) Lester, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2003 in Indianapolis. Born Jan. 17, 1922 in Dugger, she was the daughter of Herman and Eunice Lovelace. She worked in the catalog department for Sears and Roebuck & Co. for 20 years, retiring in 1987...
Claire B. Campbell (08/18/03)
DUGGER ---- Claire B. Campbell, 87, of Dugger, passed away at 6:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 2003 at her residence. Born Nov. 25, 1915 in Sparta, Ill., she was the daughter of Phillip and Margaret Bach Rogers. She was a director of Epsilon Sigma Alpha in Loveland, Colo...
Robert Shelton (08/15/03)
NEW CASTLE ---- Robert Shelton of New Castle passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2003 at his residence in New Castle. Funeral service is pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Lyons.
Mary Jo Achors (08/15/03)
SHELBYVILLE ---- Mary Jo Achors, 72, of Shelbyville and formerly of the Dugger area, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003 at Heritage House in Shelbyville. Born April 18, 1931 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Fred and Eva (Boruff) Christy...
William E. Noel (08/22/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- William E. Noel, 80, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:50 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Jan. 26, 1923 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Paul G. and Fleta Belle (White) Noel. He was an auto mechanic at Noel Brothers in Bloomfield, and a mechanic at Wilson Chevrolet in Bloomfield...
Ava Ernestine Nonte (08/08/03)
LOOGOOTEE ---- Ava Ernestine Nonte, 80, of Loogootee, passed away at 11:22 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003 at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington. Born Nov. 6, 1922 in Dubois County, she was the daughter of Isaac Jackson and Anna Abbigail (Davis) Anderson...
Jimmy D. Clayton (08/08/03)
BOONVILLE ---- Jimmy D. Clayton, 68, of Boonville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003 at Southwind Healthcare in Boonville. He worked for Peabody Coal Company's Universal Mine. He retired from Peabody Coal Company's Squaw Creek Mine in 1992 after 21 years of service. He was an U.S. Army veteran and a life member of VFW Post 3418 in Boonville. He was a member of the American Legion Post 200 in Boonville and a former member of the Boonville Elks Lodge 1180...
Mary J. Stephens (08/07/03)
Mary J. Stephens, 56, of Dugger and formerly of Linton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003 at her residence. Born Oct. 10, 1946 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Doyle and Mildred O'Connor Benefiel. Survivors include two daughters, Christina Stephens of Linton and Heather Stephens of Indianapolis; four brothers, John Benefiel of Michigan, Randall Benefiel of Las Vegas, Nev., Ronald Benefiel of Tampa, Fla., and Richard Benefiel of Linton; and three grandchildren, Jessi Stephens, Zoe Vester and Sean Gilbert.. ...
Jennie Lee Street (08/06/03)
HYMERA ---- Jennie Lee Street, 54, of Hymera, passed away at 1:06 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born July 28, 1949 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Willard and Etta (Gaines) Goodman. She was a former housekeeping supervisor at Miller's Merry Manor. She was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church...
Pattie E. Smith (08/05/03)
SPENCER ---- Pattie E. Smith, 82, of Spencer, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2003 at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer. Born July 7, 1921 in Park County, she was the daughter of David and Sarah (Burch) Branson. She worked at Otis in Bloomington, retired. She was a member of Spencer-Eastern Star, past matron; Spencer American Legion Auxilary, past president; and a 7th Day Advantist...
Floyd W. Legge (08/05/03)
SPRINGVILLE ---- Floyd W. Legge, 54, of Springville, passed away at 6:15 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital. Born Jan. 4, 1949 in Morgan County, he was the son of Edmund Ozro and Sondra Lee (Collins) Legge. He was a self-employed farrier...
Coral M. Stone (08/04/03)
RIPPLE ---- Coral M. Stone, 98, of Ripple, Ind., passed away at 3:20 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2003 at Washington Nursing Center in Washington. Born May 19, 1905 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Aldo and Victoria (Mullis) Stone. She was a seamstress for L.S. Ayres in Indianapolis, retired. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Indianapolis; Scotland United Methodist Church in Scotland; and White Cross Guild in Indianapolis...
Eloise C. Jones (08/04/03)
LYONS ---- Eloise C. Jones, 72, of Lyons, passed away at 2:15 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 3, 2003 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Jan. 20, 1931 in Greenwood, Miss., she was the daughter of Louis and Elizabeth Ann (Musselwhite) Clutts. She was a retired long distance telephone operator for South Central Bell, now AT&T...
Roberta L. Jeffers (08/04/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Roberta L. Jeffers, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, 2003 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Jan. 26, 1914 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Roy and Maud (Thompson) Skomp. She worked at Crane NSWC, Sarkes Tarzian, Bloomfield Nursing Home and took care of sick and elderly people. She was a member of Mount Nebo United Methodist Church...
William R. (Bill) Fulk (08/11/03)
LYONS ---- William R. (Bill) Fulk, 69, of Lyons, passed away at 12:08 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Jan. 24, 1934 in Jasonville, he was the son of Roy and Olive (Gentry) Fulk. He was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of the Lyons First Christian Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Agnes "Aggie" Hash (08/11/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Agnes "Aggie" Hash, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2003 at her residence. Born Feb. 17, 1918 in Marco, she was the daughter of John and Lillie (Lucas) Cox. She was retired as owner and operator of Aggies Fun House Tavern in Bloomfield. She was a member of Bloomfield First Christian Church...
Mary Lou Pelfree (08/14/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Mary Lou Pelfree, 46, Bloomfield, passed away at 2 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003 at Lawrence Hollow Estates. Born Aug. 23, 1956 in Albany, Ill., she was the daughter of LeRoy and Ruby (Petro) Rodman. She worked in the cleaning department at the Hospitality House in Bloomington. She was a member of Whitehall Pentecostal Church...
Robert Kai Martinez (08/14/03)
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. ---- Airman First Class Robert Kai Martinez, 22, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003 at Destin, Fla. Born Feb. 26, 1981 in Madison, Ind., he was the son of William "Bill" Martinez and Mary Gross Arizo...
Nellie Ruth Stevens (08/13/03)
TALLADEGA, Ala. ---- Nellie Ruth Stevens, 84, of Anniston, Ala., passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2003 at Regional Medical Center at Anniston, Ala. Born July 26, 1919 in Indiana, she was the daughter of Leonard and Isbelle Chafey. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Linton and the Order of the Eastern Star...
Lois Ruth Lawrence (08/13/03)
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas ---- Lois Ruth Lawrence, 77, of Corpus Christi, Texas, passed away Aug. 9, 2003 at Isle of Palm Nursing Home in Corpus Christi. She was born Feb. 25, 1926 in Loogootee. She was retired as a school music teacher after 25 years and continued as a choir director for the First Christian Church in Bloomfield...
William A. Hall (08/13/03)
SPENCER ---- William A. Hall, 79, of Spencer, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2003 at his residence. Born Nov. 8, 1923 in Dubois County, he was the son of Sidney and Grace (Qualkinbush) Hall. He was retired from Stewart Warner Works at Sweet Owen Industries...
Wilma "Lucille" Weber (08/12/03)
GREENFIELD ---- Wilma "Lucille" Weber, 87, of Greenfield, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, 2003 at Rawlins House in Pendleton. Born Nov. 23, 1915, she was the daughter of Sylvester and Josephine (Phipps) Doorne. She was a homemaker and retired in 1975 from RCA in Indianapolis after 25 years of service...
Nellie Ruth Stevens (08/12/03)
ANNISTON, Ala. ---- Nellie Ruth Stevens, 84, of Anniston, Ala., passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2003 at Regional Medical Center at Anniston, Ala. Born July 26, 1919 in Indiana, she was the daughter of Leonard and Isbelle Chafey. She was a homemaker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Linton and the Order of the Eastern Star...
George McNew (08/12/03)
DAVISON, Mich. ---- George McNew, 76 of Davison, Mich., and formerly of Dugger, passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003 at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Mich. Born Dec. 5, 1927 in Gibson County, he was the son of Elisha and Pearl (Tolbert) McNew. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie McNew; four sons, Ronnie, Rick, Randy and Rusty McNew, all of Michigan; one daughter, Susan Ritchic of Michigan; a brother, Jack McNew of Bloomington; and a sister, Veletta Goldman of Dugger...
Clyde E. Ellingsworth, Jr. (08/12/03)
INDIANAPOLIS ---- Clyde E. Ellingsworth, Jr., 76, of Indianapolis and formerly of Worthington, passed away Sunday, Aug. 10, 2003. Born Sept. 20, 1926, he was the son of Clyde and Iva Ellingsworth. There are no services or visitation. Shirley Brothers, Washington Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements...
Coral M. Stone (08/01/03)
PENDLETON ---- Coral M. Stone, 98, of Pendleton, passed away at 3:20 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2003 at Washington Nursing Home. Funeral services are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.