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Obituaries from November 2003

Katie B. Row (11/28/03)
Katie B. Row, 83 of Flora, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born July 21, 1920 in Jasonville, the daughter of Fred Lynch and D. Belle (Harbin) Lynch. She retired as the business teacher at Shakamak High School after teaching for 31 1/2 years. She graduated from Indiana State University Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree and master's degree Magna Cum Laude...
Lucille Vergene Stewart (11/17/03)
SULLIVAN ---- Lucille Vergene Stewart, 71, of Sullivan passed away at 11:43 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born March 3, 1932 in Sullivan, she was the daughter of Elihu and Gladys Wilkey Huff. She was a former employee at Rex Russell Insurance Agency and the Shelburn IGA. She was a 1950 graduate of Graysville High School, a member of the Shelburn First Baptist Church and the Shelburn American Legion Auxiliary...
Stephanie Kim Floyd (11/17/03)
OAK GROVE, Ky. ---- Stephanie Kim Floyd, 10, of Oak Grove, Ky., passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2003. Survivors include her parents, Captain Richard and Tracy Floyd; sister, Emily Floyd; paternal grandparents, Stephen Su Yong Floyd of Oklahoma City, Okla.; maternal grandparents, Luther and Marion Everett of Richmond, Va.; paternal great-grandmother, Wilma Floyd of Lyons; aunts Kim Gibbons, Nancy Bell and Whitney Bolka; and 11 cousins...
John E. "Jack" Abbott (11/17/03)
John E. "Jack" Abbott, 68, of Linton, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2003 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born March 1, 1935 in Potomac, Ill., he was the son of Ruel and Hazel (Stump) Abbott. He was a retired general foreman for Amax Coal Company. ...
Mary E. Scott (11/14/03)
WASHINGTON ---- Mary E. Scott, 82, of Washington, passed away at 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003 at Daviess Community Hospital. Born Jan. 10, 1921, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Emerson D. and Lucille (Lester) Blackmore. She was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of Phi Mu Sorority, Tri Kappa, Monday Club in Washington, Eastern Star in Newberry, Newberry Progressive Club and the Daughters of American Revolution...
Becky Lou Fuller (11/14/03)
Becky Lou Fuller, 45, of Linton, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003 at her residence. Born April 7, 1958, in Linton, she was the daughter of Howard and Wilma (Hansford) Fuller. She was a member of Bloomfield First Christian Church. Survivors include two uncles, Bernie Hansford of Bloomfield and Paul Hansford of Stratham, N.H.; two aunts, Patty Brienegar and Mary Ann Strange, both of Indianapolis; and two cousins, Casey Keller and Carolyn Dillman, both of Bloomfield...
William E. Faith (11/14/03)
SOLSBERRY ---- William E. Faith, 83, of Solsberry, passed away at 1:49 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct. 20, 1920, in Odon, he was the son of Harvey R. and Mary Blanche (Smiley) Faith. He was a supervisor for 26 years at Central Soya Company, Inc. in Indianapolis, retired. He served two tours of duty in the Army during World War II. He was a member of Solsberry Christian Church...
Pansy Phyllis Rhodes
(11/13/03)
Pansy Phyllis Rhodes 87, of Linton, passed away at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2003 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Feb. 26, 1916 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Everett and Clara (Marshall) Rhodes. She was a member of Bloomfield Church of Christ...
Devon A. Kugler
(11/13/03)
Devon A. Kugler was stillborn at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was the son of Jared Kugler and Lisa Marie Zitterman. Survivors include, his parents, Jared Kugler and Lisa Marie Zitterman of Linton; maternal grandfather, William Christian Zitterman of Albuquerque, N.M.; maternal grandmother, Annette D. ...
Devon A. Kugler (11/12/03)
Devon A. Kugler was stillborn at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel.
George J. Walters (11/11/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- George J. Walters, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:03 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct. 2, 1918 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Porter and Mae (Shipman) Walters. He was owner and operator of Walter's Hardware Store in Bloomfield from 1956-71. ...
Marian Y. Mitchell (11/11/03)
Marian Y. Mitchell, 68, of Linton, passed away at 6:25 a.m., Monday, Nov. 10, 2003 at her residence. Born Aug. 17, 1935 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Herman and Eunice (Story) Lovelace. She worked at Kellers' Aluminum for 17 years. She was a member of Linton First Baptist Church...
Marion E. Bales (11/18/03)
Marion E. Bales, 77 of Linton, passed away at 4:27 a.m., today, Nov. 18, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel.
Nina Louise (Sparks) Eller-Foster (11/18/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Nina Louise (Sparks) Eller-Foster, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born May 18, 1914 in Ridgefarm, Ill., she was the daughter of James Emery and Bessie Hazel (Pearson) Sparks Sr...
James Walter (Jake) Land (11/28/03)
James Walter (Jake), 75, of Dugger passed away at his residence at 6:35 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26. He was born in Sullivan County on March 27, 1928, and was the son of Fount Land and Gladys Wilson Land. He was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Dugger, and was retired from Stran Steele in Terre Haute. He was a Navy veteran, and a member of the Dugger American Legion Post 224...
Esther R. (Lehman) Himebrook (11/28/03)
Esther R. (Lehman) Himebrook, 73, of Greenwood, died on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born April 28, 1930 in Linton, and was the daughter of Donald and Ollie (Carrico) Lehman. She worked in sales for 25 years at Askins Stores Inc. and L. Strauss. She was a member of the Southport Christian Church, and Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Beech Grove...
Alfred Wayne Camden (11/28/03)
DUGGER- Alfred Wayne Camden, 80, of Dugger, passed away of injuries sustained in an accident on State Road 54 in Dugger at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003. He was born in Sullivan County, Ind., April 25, 1923, the son of Wayne and Grace Patton Camden. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Dugger, and was retired from Link Belt in Indianapolis. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of American Legion Post 224 and the Masonic Lodge, both of Dugger...
Alfred Wayne Camden (11/26/03)
DUGGER ---- Alfred Wayne Camden, 80, of Dugger, passed away of injuries sustained in an accident on State Road 54 in Dugger at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003. He was born in Sullivan County on April 25, 1923, the son of Wayne and Grace Patton Camden. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Dugger, and was retired from Link Belt in Indianapolis. He was a veteran of World War II, a member of American Legion Post 224 and the Masonic Lodge, both of Dugger...
Diamma P. (Campbell) Conder (11/25/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Diamma P. (Campbell) Conder, 80, of Bloomfield, died at 5:20 a.m. Nov. 24, 2003, at Lyons Health & Living Center. She was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Greene County, the daughter of Tinker and Ona Frye Campbell. She was a homemaker, co-owner and operator of Bloomfield Sales, Cond-Air Farms, Conder Real Estate and Conder Insurance office...
Jerry L. Brown (11/20/03)
SULLIVAN ---- Jerry L. Brown, 63, of Sullivan, passed away at 6:11 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003 Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Jan. 25, 1940 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Gilbert and Hazel (Bedwell) Brown. He was retired as vice president of Wenco Trucking Company. He was a member of Sullivan First Christian Church; Sullivan Moose Lodge 2517; and a former member of the Sullivan Jaycees...
David Lee Bough (11/20/03)
BEDFORD ---- David Lee Bough, 87, of Bedford, formerly of Carlisle, passed away at 8:38 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003 at Core Nursing & Rehab. Born June 11, 1916 in Martin County, he was the son of George and Eva (Clark) Bough. He was a retired farmer...
Claude G. Johnson (11/19/03)
BEECH GROVE ---- Claude G. Johnson, 88, of Beech Grove, passed away Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003. He retired in 1978 from Catterson Buick as a service manager after 32 years with area Buick dealerships. He was a veteran of the Army Air Force during World War II. He was a member of Keystone Lodge 251 F&AM for 50 years; American Legion Post 276 for 39 years; and Fraternal Order of the Eagles of Beech Grove...
Frances Ellen Beckes (11/19/03)
SANDBORN ---- Frances Ellen Beckes, 85, of Sandborn, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003 at Citizen's Nursing Home in Frederick, Md. Born Oct. 23, 1918 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Ira and Iva Blackwood. She earned her nursing certificate from Good Samaritan Nursing School. She worked as an operating room nurse, an emergency room nurse, and as a medical secretary. She graduated from Marco High School and attended Vincennes University. She attended the Unity Church in Frederick, Md...
Marion E. Bales (11/19/03)
Marion E. Bales, 77, of Linton, passed away at 4:27 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born April 1, 1926 in Greene County, he was the son of Charles Raymond and Edith (Bledsoe) Bales. He and his wife, Ola Bales, owned and operated Daisy Cigar Store in Linton for several years. ...
Jessie Elizabeth Roach (11/18/03)
TERRE HAUTE ---- Jessie Elizabeth Roach, 94, of Terre Haute, and formerly of Venice, Fla., passed away at 12:20 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003. Born April 14, 1909 in Huntington, Ind., she was the daughter of John Wesley and Cora (Kerns) Chambers. She was a homemaker and had worked in a magnesium plant during World War II, as well as various other jobs. She was a member of Seelyville United Methodist Church...
George J. Walters (11/10/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- George J. Walters, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:03 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct. 2, 1918 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Porter and Mae (Shipman) Walters. He was owner and operator of Walter's Hardware Store in Bloomfield from 1956-71. Then he served as assistant postmaster of the Bloomfield Post Office, retired. He was a member of Faith Christian Church, and a 50-year member of Sullivan Masonic Lodge...
Marian Mitchell (11/10/03)
Marian Mitchell, 68, of Linton, passed away at 6:25 a.m., today, Nov. 10, 2003 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Linton Memory Chapel.
Ann Eta Faye French (11/05/03)
Ann Eta Faye French, 67, of Linton, passed away at 1:30 a.m., today, Nov. 5, 2003 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel.
Ezra W. Thompson (11/04/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Ezra W. Thompson, 80, Bloomfield, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3, 2003 at his residence. Born April 6,1923 in Greene County, he was the son of Fred and Clovis (Michaels) Thompson. He was an auto mechanic, self-employed. He was a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Post 196, and was a veteran in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Mary Perkins (11/04/03)
Mary Perkins, 74, of Linton, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 3, 2003 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Sept. 16, 1929 in Louisville, Ky., she was the daughter of Roy and Ella (Roberts) Stivers. She was a homemaker. Survivors include, one son, John W. Perkins, Jr. of Indianapolis; one sister; four grandchildren, Cher Rosner of Indianapolis, Jill Elder of Indianapolis, John Victor Perkins of Indianapolis, and Cari Perkins of Indianapolis; and three great grandchildren...
Thomas "Bud" Murley (11/04/03)
Thomas "Bud" Murley of Linton, passed away at 10:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3, 2003. Funeral arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Linton Memory Chapel.
John R. Hostetter (11/04/03)
ELNORA ---- John R. Hostetter, 83, of Elnora, passed away at 3:42 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Oct. 6, 1920, in Greene County, he was the son of John H. Mabel Royal Hostetter. He was a machinist for Kohlman Motor Supply. He was a member of Elnora Christian Church; chairman of the board at Elnora Christian Church; White River Valley Antique Association, and the 2001 Grand Marshall of Daviess County Fair Parade...
Michael D. Weddle (11/03/03)
SULLIVAN ---- Michael D. Weddle, 39, of Sullivan, passed away at 6:57 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003 in Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born June 29, 1964 in Sullivan, he was the son of James and Dorothy (Hobbs) Weddle. He was a 1982 graduate of Union High School, and had served in the U.S. Army from 1982-92. He was a decorated Desert Storm veteran. He received numerous awards for markmandship while serving in the Army. He was a correctional officer at the WVCC...
Irma G. Walls (11/03/03)
KOKOMO ---- Irma G. Walls, 72, of Kokomo, passed away at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 31, 2003 at her residence. Born Feb. 6, 1931 in Linton, she was the daughter of John F. and Bessie Ellen (Martindale) Clark. She worked for many years for Kingstons and Cuneo Press in Kokomo. She graduated from Linton-Stockton High School in 1949, and was a member of the Cornerstone Christian Center in Kokomo...
Ezra Thompson (11/03/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Ezra Thompson, 80, passed away at 4:30 a.m., today at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
A.D. Stahl (11/03/03)
WORTHINGTON ---- A.D. Stahl, 86, of Worthington, passed away at 1:20 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003 at the Heart Center of Indiana in Indianapolis. Born July 19, 1917 in Greene County, he was the son of Francis Ray and Mary (Shryer) Stahl. He owned and operated Reliable Body Shop in Worthington for 51 years, and was an Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Folsom Memorial United Methodist Church; American Legion and VFW in Worthington; and Elks Lodge 866 in Linton...
Dennis Lee Gardner (11/03/03)
SOLSBERRY ---- Dennis Lee Gardner, 58, of Solsberry, passed away at 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, 2003 at residence. Born Aug. 9, 1945 in Monroe County, he was the son of Lewis O. and Mary M. (Myers) Gardner. He worked as auto body repairman for Langley Body Shop in Bloomington. He enjoyed drag racing with his family...
Betty Jane Fisher Childress (11/03/03)
SEYMOUR ---- Betty Jane Fisher Childress, 82, of Seymour, passed away at 4:51 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, 2003 at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour. Born Feb. 8, 1921 in Worthington, she was the daughter of Harry and Maude Hoese. She was former owner of Betty's Merle Norman Studio, and was a beautician at Betty's Beauty Shop both of Seymour. She was a member of Central Christian Church and the Elks Country Club...
Elizabeth Herold (11/05/03)
SWITZ CITY ---- Elizabeth Herold, 86 of Switz City, passed away at 10:15 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Chapel.
Lela Jackson (11/05/03)
Lela Jackson, 75, passed away at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Bloomington Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Charles F. "Cob" Ferguson (11/10/03)
ELLETTSVILLE ---- Charles F. "Cob" Ferguson, 91, of Ellettsville, passed away at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003 at Richland-Bean Blossom Health Care Center in Ellettsville. Born Oct. 29, 1912 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Tom and Stella (Pearson) Ferguson...
Gladys Naomi Carmichael (11/10/03)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Gladys Naomi Carmichael, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Sept. 11, 1918 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Bryan and Nellie (Sullivan) Crowe...
Maude Storms (11/07/03)
SULLIVAN ---- Maude Storms, 93, of Sullivan and formerly of Carlisle, passed away at 7:50 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born Aug. 30, 1910 in Worthington, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lilly (Klass) Haldeman...
Cletus Joseph Matthews (11/07/03)
BROOKVILLE, Fla. ---- Cletus Joseph Matthews, 57, of Brookville, Fla., and formerly of Washington, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Port Richey, Fla. Born Oct. 19, 1946 in Washington, he was the son of Cletus Joseph and Retha E. (Bedwell) Matthews Sr...
Joseph A. Baird (11/07/03)
PITTSBORO, N.C. ---- Joseph A. Baird, 57, of Pittsboro, N.C., passed away at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Central Carolina Hospital. Born Dec. 28, 1945 in Chicago, ILL, he was the son of Paul Edgar and Doris Jane (Baird) Mills. He was a plumber...
John W. Wilson (11/06/03)
SULLIVAN ---- John W. Wilson, 72, of Sullivan, passed away at 3 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born April 3, 1931 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Russell and Ruby (Ridge) Wilson. He was retired from The Adcor Drilling Co., and was a veteran of the U.S. Army...
Lela J. Jackson (11/06/03)
NEWBERRY ---- Lela J. Jackson, 75, of Newberry, passed away at 4:20 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Bloomington Hospital. Born March 9, 1928 in Martin County, she was the daughter of Emmitt and Fern (Henderson) Fisher. She worked on the assembly line at RCA; was a waitress at the Light House; and was owner and operator of Norma's Cafe...
Elizabeth E. Herold (11/06/03)
SWITZ CITY ---- Elizabeth E. Herold, 86, of Switz City, passed away at 10:15 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Oct. 3, 1917 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Hazel (Scott) Haskett. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith...
Ann Etta Faye French (11/06/03)
Ann Etta Faye French, 67, of Linton, passed away at 1:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003 at her residence in Linton. Born Jan. 15, 1936 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Louis and Pearl (Franklin) Souders. She retired in 1989 from Keller Aluminum in Linton. She was a member of the Linton American Legion Auxiliary and Linton Ladies of the Moose Lodge...
Joseph A. Baird (11/06/03)
SANFORD, N.C. ---- Joseph A. Baird, 57, of Sanford, N.C., passed away at 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003 at Sanford, N.C. Funeral arrangments are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Linton Memory Chapel.
Thomas "Bud" Murley (11/05/03)
Thomas "Bud" Murley, 64, of Linton, passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3, 2003 at his residence. Born July 29, 1939 in Jackson County, he was the son of Thomas Wm. and Ila (Dillon) Murley. He was a contractor/construction worker and owned Murley Brothers Construction. He was a member of Community Bethel Baptist Church in Dugger...
Cora H. Burton (11/03/03)
RUSHVILLE ---- Cora H. Burton, 101, of Rushville and formerly of Graysville, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003 at Fayette Memorial Hospital in Connersville. Born April 23, 1902 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Otto and Fannie Hoesman...