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Obituaries from May 2004

Thelma R. (Johnnie) Weaver (05/28/04)
Thelma R. (Johnnie) Weaver, 81, of Sullivan, passed away at 7:45 p.m. on May 26, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born Feb. 2, 1923 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Fermond and Laura Bell (Benefiel) Fordyce. She married Carl E. Weaver on Dec. 26, 1939, in South Bend...
Bonnie Sue Little (05/24/04)
ST. CHARLES, Ill. ---- Bonnie Sue Little, 64, of St. Charles, Ill., passed away at 8:45 a.m. on May 23, 2004 at her residence. Born June 29, 1939 in Chicago, she was the daughter of John and Susanna Lee (Susie) (Thompson) Briscoe. She was a secretary for Wenco Manufacturing Company, Inc. in Chicago, a company which she and her husband, James Elmer Little, owned. She was a member of the Sylvania Community Wesleyan Church in Bloomfield...
Sarah E. Hanson (05/24/04)
Sarah E. Hanson, 76, of Bloomfield, passed away May 21, 2004 at 9:20 a.m. in Greene County General Hospital. Born Oct. 25, 1927 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Ruben and Orda (Skinner) Blaker. She had been an assembly line worker for Sarkes Tarzian in Bloomington and a member of the Bloomfield First Pentecostal Church...
Cecil C. (Sandy) Corbin (05/21/04)
LUFKIN, Texas ---- Cecil C. (Sandy) Corbin, 82, of Lufkin, Texas and formerly of Bloomington and Bedford, passed away at 10:25 p.m., May 18, 2004 at Woodland Heights Hospital in Lufkin. Born June 27, 1921 in Owensburg, he was the son of Hovey and Thirza (Porter) Corbin...
Viola June Hobbs (05/20/04)
SEBRING, Fla. ---- Viola June Hobbs, 86, of Sebring, Fla., and formerly of Jasonville, passed away May 12, 2004. Born June 27, 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of Viola and Warren Light. She had been married to Virgil Hobbs, who preceded her in death on June 12, 1961...
Bernice VanWinkle (05/19/04)
Bernice VanWinkle, 64, of Elnora and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:55 a.m. on May 17, 2004 at her residence. Born Aug. 29, 1939 in Greene County, she had been married to Howard Ray VanWinkle, who passed away in 1984. Survivors include one brother, Charlie Vandeventer of Bloomfield; one sister, Gladys VanWinkle of Bloomfield, several nieces and nephews...
Teddy Jay Rhodes (05/19/04)
NEW ALBANY ---- Teddy Jay Rhodes, 47, of New Albany and formerly of Linton, passed away early Wednesday, May 12, 2004 unexpectedly at Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville. Born Oct. 13, 1956 in Linton, he was the son of Vilas Delpha Rhodes and Rae Angelo Rhodes...
Paul E. Poorman (05/19/04)
Paul E. Poorman, 70, of Spencer, passed away May 15, 2004 at his residence. Born Nov. 1, 1933, he was the son of Earl and Mary (Woodburn) Poorman. He married Emma (Campbell) Poorman, who preceded him in death Jan. 24, 2001. He was a policeman with the Owen County Sheriff's Department, and the Spencer Police Department in the 1970s. ...
Renda White (05/18/04)
Renda White, 91, of Newark, passed away at 11:05 a.m. May 16, 2004, at her residence. Born June 29, 1912 in Pikeville, Ky., she was the daughter of Joe and Octava (Smith) Taylor. She had been married to Walker White, who preceded her in death May 12, 1978...
Renda White (05/17/04)
Renda White, 91, of Newark, passed away at 11:05 a.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2004 at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield.
Charles Robert "Bob" Merry (05/24/04)
Charles Robert "Bob" Merry, 63, of Sandborn, passed away at 9:45 p.m., May 21, 2004 at St. Elizabeth Anne Seton Hospital in Carmel. Born July 19, 1940 in Linton, he was the son of Edgar and Mildred G. (Freed) Merry. He married Mary Louise (Canady) Merry on April 27, 1988...
Brent W. Meeks (05/25/04)
Brent W. Meeks, 43, of Dugger, passed away at his residence Saturday, May 22, 2004. Born July 11, 1960 in Sullivan County, he was the son of James and Dorothy (Nichols) Meeks. He was an Army veteran and was in the National Guard. Survivors include, his mother Dorothy; one brother Floyd "Cokie" Meeks of Carlisle; an uncle Bill Nichols of Dugger; two nieces and one nephew...
Leah Jane Sluder (05/25/04)
Leah Jane Sluder, 50, passed away at 9:49 p.m. May 24, 2004, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Linton.
Norma "Jeanne" Taylor (05/28/04)
Norma "Jeanne" Taylor, 72, of Linton, passed away at 1:34 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 2004 at the Glenburn Home. Born April 3, 1932 in Linton, she was the daughter of Jenning B. and Vera I. (Tuttle) Goodman. She was married to Arthur Raymond Taylor, who passed away Nov. 23 ,1963...
Doris L. (Hayes) Landry (05/28/04)
Doris L. (Hayes) Landry, 88, of Jasonville, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2004 at her home. Born April 10, 1916 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Lee) Hayes. On Feb. 11, 1945, she married Joseph Nelson Landry, who preceded her in death...
James C. Kluesner (05/28/04)
James C. Kluesner, 70, of Dugger, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 27, 2004, at his residence. Born December 24, 1933 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Hugh F. and Jessie (Behem) Kluesner. He was a graduate of Pleasantville High School in 1951. ...
John Bruner (05/28/04)
John Bruner, 56, passed away May 28, 2004 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield.
Thelma R. (Johnnie) Weaver (05/27/04)
Thelma R. (Johnnie) Weaver, 79, of Sullivan, passed away at 7:45 p.m., May 26, 2004 at Sullivan Community Hospital. Born Feb. 2, 1923 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Fermond and Laura Bell (Benefiel) Fordyce. She married Carl E. Weaver on Dec. 26, 1939 in South Bend...
Norma Taylor (05/27/04)
Norma Taylor, 72, passed away at 1:34 a.m. May 27, 2004 at Glenburn Home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Linton Chapel.
Carl K. Collins (05/27/04)
TERRE HAUTE ---- Carl K. Collins, 76, of Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 25 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Oct. 6, 1927 in Petersburg, he was the son of Carl M. and Ruth Anna (Grable) Collins. He married Mary B. Apple on July 31, 1953...
Leah (Mullis) Sluder (05/26/04)
Leah (Mullis) Sluder, 50, of Linton, passed away at 9:49 p.m. on Monday, May 24 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital Born in Sullivan Nov. 14, 1953, she was the daughter of Jake and Virginia Mullis. She was a homemaker. Survivors include a special friend, John Harding; two daughters, Jenny Page and her husband Rodney of Linton; Holly Thompson of South Carolina; and a son, Michael and his wife Monica of Terre Haute; two sisters, Iris Thomas of Clayton, Ind., and Donna Sutton of Salt Lake City, Utah; a brother, Darrell Dobbins of Dugger; and 10 grandchildren.. ...
William R. Applegate (05/26/04)
William R. Applegate, 80, of Linton, passed at 10:09 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born Sept. 12, 1923, in Deadwood, S.D. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 560 and American Legion Post 22, both in Linton, and the Scottish Rite of Terre Haute. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II...
Gretchen L. Lehman (05/17/04)
Gretchen L. Lehman, 76, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:45 p.m., May 14, 2004 at her residence. Born June 11, 1927 in Hamtramck, Mich., she was the daughter of Claude M. and Clarice Alma (Hord) Lynch. She was married to Arnold R. Lehman. She was a third-grade teacher at Bloomfield Elementary School until she retired in 1987. ...
Richard Cyrus "Cy" LeDune (05/17/04)
Richard Cyrus "Cy" LeDune, 75, of Carlisle, passed away Friday, May 14, 2004 at Sullivan County Memorial Hospital. Born June 23, 1928 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Dr. John and Estella (Banther) LeDune. He was married to Mary Lee (Howard) LeDune on Nov. 1, 1947...
Martha Green (05/06/04)
Martha Green passed away at 4 a.m. at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Janet Joan Gould (05/06/04)
Janet Joan Gould, 68, of Midland passed away at 7:15 p.m., May 4, 2004 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 5, 1935 in Elnora, she was the daughter of David Clyde and Dorthy Viola (Courtney) Bedwell. She married Dwight M. Gould on April 19, 1955...
Ellen Brannon (05/06/04)
Ellen Brannon, 90, of Worthington, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2004 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Worthington Chapel.
Mabel M. Terrell (05/05/04)
Mabel M. Terrell, 83, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:30 p.m. on May 3, 2004 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Sept, 19, 1920 in Greene County, she was the daughter of John B. and Daisy (Groomer) Flake. She had been married to Hulbert L. (Hub) Terrell who passed away May 5, 1993...
Jack J. Swiger (05/05/04)
Jack J. Swiger, 52, of Carlisle, passed away at 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 28, 2004, at his residence. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2004, at Pleasantville United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Breidenbaugh officiating. Burial will be in the Pleasantville Cemetery...
Janet Gould (05/05/04)
Janet Gould, 68, passed away May 4, 2004, at 7:15 p.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Frank H. Watkins (05/04/04)
Frank H. Watkins, 102, of Bloomfield, passed away May 2, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. at Greene County General Hospital. Born Jan. 18, 1902 in Greene County, he was the son of Jim B. and Amanda (Doane) Watkins. He was married to Bessie L. (Bingham) Watkins, who passed away Feb. 28, 1993...
Richard Alan Hamlin (05/04/04)
Richard Alan Hamlin, 39, of Bloomfield, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 7:50 p.m. at Greene County General Hospital. Born June 30, 1964 in Linton, he was the son of John David and Patricia Lynn (Browning) Hamlin. He was married to Valerie D. (Sargent) Hamlin...
Pauline Thomas Hodges (05/03/04)
Pauline Thomas Hodges, 71, passed away at 4:55 p.m., April 30, 2004, at her residence. Born April 1, 1933 in Cale, She was the daughter of Albert D. and Nancy (Taylor) Thomas. She worked at the Glenburn Home from 1972-1977, Linton Library from 1983-1993 and housekeeping from 1978-2003. She was a member of the Linton Church of Christ, a Lifetime member of Woodland Bible Camp. She graduated from the Linton-Stockton High School in 1951...
Virginia Brannon (05/07/04)
Virginia Brannon, 90, of Worthington, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Thursday, May 6, 2004 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Nov. 2, 1913 in Owen County, she was the daughter of Ray and Nora (Hord) Scott. She was a homemaker and a housekeeper. She was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary...
Martha C. Green (05/07/04)
Martha C. Green, 71, passed away 4:15 a.m., May 6, 2004 at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville. Born March 9, 1933 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Charles and Ellen Virginia (Scott) Brannon. She worked in the Dietary Department of Rest Haven Glenburn Home and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and the St. Ann's Alter Society...
Earnest Benjamin Holtsclaw (05/07/04)
Earnest Benjamin Holtsclaw, 83, of Bloomfield passed away 3:05 a.m. May 6, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital. Born March 10, 1921 in Ridgeport, he was the son of Benjamin Wiley and Estella (Hardisty) Holtsclaw. He was married to Ruth Virginia (Thomson) Holtsclaw...
John R. Davis (05/17/04)
John R. Davis, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:10 a.m. May 14, 2004 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Oct. 12, 1924 in Solsberry, he was the son of Frank and Marie (Ray) Davis. He had been married to Mattie Marie Davis, who passed away April 3, 2004...
Misti L. (Bedwell) Brooks (05/17/04)
Misti L. (Bedwell) Brooks, 36, of Sullivan, passed away at 5:09 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2004 at Union Hospital Terre Haute. Born June 2, 1967 in Sullivan to Kathryn Bedwell Smith of Carlisle, she was married to Brian K. Brooks of Sullivan. A homemaker, she was a member of the Church of the Nazarene, Sullivan and active in Relay for Life...
Violet Ruth Kasinger (05/17/04)
Violet Ruth Kasinger, 78, of Shelburn, passed away at 11 p.m. Saturday, May 15, 2004 at her residence. She was born Oct. 3, 1925 in Danville Ill., and had been married to Albert Kasinger. A homemaker, she attended the Coalmont Church of God. Survivors include, four sons, Albert R. (Aurora) Kasinger of Huntington Beach, Calif., Timothy D. Kasinger, Charles R. Kasinger and Jesse W. (Cindy) Kasinger, all of Shelburn; one daughter Brenda (Mike) Anderson of Marshall, Ill.; and 10 grandchildren...
Kathryn "Kay" Webster (05/14/04)
Kathryn "Kay" Webster, 88, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 12, at Bloomington Hospital following a brief illness. Born Marie Kathryn Ament on Sept. 5, 1915 in Holden, Mo., she was the daughter of Benjamin Ditchler Ament and Bessie Claud Burroughs. She was the widow of Clyde Humphrey Webster, who she married on July 24, 1943 in Washington D.C...
Michelle R. "Shelly" (Fulford) Weems (05/13/04)
Michelle R. "Shelly" (Fulford) Weems, 36, of Martinsville, passed away May 11, 2004 at Morgan Hospital & Medical Center in Martinsville. Born April 16, 1968 in Lawton, Okla., she was the daughter of David Fulford, who preceded her in death, and Marian (Hatfield) Fulford of Cass. She was married Oct. 6, 1990 to Larry J. Weems of Martinsville...
Everett Dwight (Bert) Bedwell (05/12/04)
Everett Dwight (Bert) Bedwell, 79, of Roseville, Calif., died April 23 in Roseville Hospital. Born July 9, 1924 in Carlisle, he was the son of Dwight and Lucy (Lace) Bedwell. He was a Major in the U.S. Marine Corps, retired. He was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, serving as a USMC officer for 24 years. ...
Phyllis M. Allen (05/12/04)
Phyllis M. Allen, 66, of Koleen, passed away Friday at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Born Sept. 29, 1937 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Tom and Glodie (Simmerman) Super. She was the retired postmaster for Koleen, a member of the Koleen Union Church, and a member of the Koleen Ladies Aid...
Bonnie M. Sutherlin (05/11/04)
BLOOMINGTON ---- Bonnie M. Sutherlin, 67, of Bloomington, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2004, at Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct, 6, 1936, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Glen H. and Wilma (Shields) Crouch. She was a homemaker, and was a retired employee of the Monroe County Community School Corporation food service and served with her husband at the Woodhaven Christian Church in his ministry. ...
LeRoy Jensen (05/11/04)
LeRoy Jensen, 80, of Linton passed away at 8:35 p.m. Sunday, May 9, 2004 at CORE Nursing Home in Bedford. Born June 1, 1923 in Port Clinton, Ohio, he was the son of Hans C. and Karen (Hansen) Jensen. He was married to Sibyl Rose (Anderson) Jensen. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a production engineer for NWSC Crane. He attended the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church and was a member of Bloomfield Masonic Lodge 84...
Mervin E. Morrison (05/03/04)
Mervin E. Morrison, 89, of Linton, passed away at 2:35 a.m. Sunday, May 2, 2004 in Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born on June 17, 1914, in Knox County, he was the son of Matt and Ella Morrison. He retired from Allis Chalmers in Worthington and was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Linton...