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Obituaries from June 2004

Geneva M. Tribby (06/30/04)
Geneva M. Tribby, 92, of Jasonville, passed away at 10:10 p.m. on Monday June 28, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Aug. 31, 1911 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Oscar and Pearl (Wyman) Keene. She was married to Dexter O. Tribby, who preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1975...
Glenn Gee (06/23/04)
EVANSVILLE ---- Glenn Gee, 84, of Evansville passed away June 21, 2004, exactly 10 years after his first wife, Libby. Born March 22, 1920 in Burns City in Martin County, he moved to Evansville as a young man. During World War II, he worked as a welder at the Evansville Shipyards, and then worked at International Harvester for several years. ...
Jerry Lee Lechien (06/22/04)
Jerry Lee Lechien, 62, of Linton, passed away at 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born June 11, 1942 in Linton, he was the son of Emile and Wanetta (Stormes) Lechien. He married Carol Sue (Bledsoe) Lechien on Sept. 7, 1963...
Alberta Maxwell (06/21/04)
Alberta Maxwell, 77, of Sullivan, passed away at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2004 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born May 7, 1927 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Aden and Jessie (Goodman) Jackson. She retired as a secretary at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Ariz., and had been a member of the Pleasantville United Methodist Church...
Harry R. Martin (06/21/04)
STURGIS, Ky. ---- Harry R. Martin, 78, of Sturgis, Ky., passed away at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 7, 2004 at Methodist Hospital Union County. He was a World War II veteran and a retired carpenter and Island Creek Coal miner. Survivors include: his companion, Helen Martin of Sturgis, Ky.; two daughters, Connie Vinroe and Betty Taylor, both of Sturgis, Ky.; one son Ray Taylor of Louisville, Ky.; six grandchildren, Patti McCree, Sammy Vinroe, Butch Vinroe, Shane Russell, Mikki England, Duncan Taylor; 10 great-grandchildren; Samantha Vinroe, Katelyn Vinroe, Rebekah Lane, Hillary McCree, Daelynn Vinroe, Dalton Vinroe, Kristi Vinroe, Cade Russell, Shelby Russell, Carson England.. ...
Norma Jean Letsinger (06/21/04)
Norma Jean Letsinger, 79, of Jasonville, passed away at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, 2004 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. Born June 28, 1924 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Harry and Della (Phipps) St. John. She married Paul Letsinger on Aug. 31, 1946...
Jerry Lee Lechien (06/21/04)
Jerry Lee Lechien, 62, of Linton, passed away at 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born June 11, 1942 in Linton, he was the son of Emile and Wanetta (Stormes) Lechien. He married Carol Sue (Bledsoe) Lechien on Sept. 7, 1963...
Herbert E. Johnson (06/21/04)
Herbert E. Johnson, 89, of Linton, passed away at 2:55 p.m. on June 19, 2004 at Linton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 3, 1914 in Clay City, he was the son of Elmer and Ethel (Cooprider) Johnson. He married Myrtie M. (Everwine) Johnson on Sept. 29, 1934 in Clay City...
Boyd Orville Henry (06/21/04)
Boyd Orville Henry, 61, of Switz City, passed away at 3:58 p.m. on June 18, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. There will be no calling hours or funeral service. Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield is in charge of arrangements.
David William Floyd (06/21/04)
PALM BAY, Fla. ---- David William Floyd, 65, and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at home. Floyd was born Sept. 18, 1938 in Bloomfield. He moved to Indialantic, Fla., from Huntsville, Ala., in 1965. He retired from Harris Corporation after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Azan Temple Shriners. He also enjoyed gardening and fishing...
Darrell C. Falk (06/21/04)
Darrell C. Falk, 76, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:45 a.m. June 18, 2004 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Nov. 1, 1927 in Coal City, he was the son of Cleo and Iva (Moyer) Falk. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a travel agent for Khabtab Travel and Tours in Egypt...
Robert Dale Burks (06/18/04)
Robert Dale Burks, 54, of Solsberry, passed away June 16, 2004 in Hendricksville. Born Nov. 27, 1949 in Monroe County, he was the son of Eugene and Wilma (Sims) Burks. He worked at G.E. and was a member of IBEW Local 2249 and a veteran of the National Guard. He graduated from Eastern High School in 1967. He loved the outdoors and was an avid mushroom hunter and fisherman...
John V. Kimbley (06/17/04)
BEDFORD ---- John V. Kimbley, 88, of Bedford, passed away at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at Bedford Regional Medical Center. Born May 3, 1916 in Lawrence County, he was the son of Henry Trues and Hazel (McKnight) Kimbley. He married Judith Wray on Jan. 29, 1938 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 12, 1988. He married Mildred Long on May 26, 1992...
Marvin Lee Dicus (06/24/04)
MARSHALL, Ill. - Marvin Lee Dicus, 77, of Marshall, Ill., passed away at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2004 at Highland Manor Senior Center at Perrysville, Ind. Born Oct. 27, 1926 in Jasonville, he was the son of Alvin and Emma (Daugherty) Dicus. He married Lettie Grace (Sturm) Dicus on June 19, 1945 in Terre Haute...
Rachel R. Moser (06/24/04)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. ---- Rachel R. Moser, 88, of Jacksonville, Fla., and recently of Mechanicsville, Va., passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2004 at Memorial Regional Medical Center, Mechanicsville, Va. Born Dec. 2, 1915 in Linton, she was the daughter of Thomas and Ezadora (Cooper) Lark. She married Paul E. Moser on Sept. 30, 1934 and he preceded her in death Dec. 22, 2003...
Doris M. Gould (06/30/04)
Doris M. Gould, 70, of Linton, passed away at 6:20 a.m. June 30, 2004 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Jan. 17, 1934 in Sullivan, she was the daughter of William and Cora (Love) Bradley. She married Galen L. Gould on Sept. 16, 1950. He preceded her in death on May 15, 2003...
Clyde C. Black (06/30/04)
BLOOMINGTON ---- Clyde Carlyle Black, 82, passed away Monday, June 28, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital while fishing. Clyde Carlyle Black was born Dec. 7, 1921 in Bicknell to Victor Cleveland and Flora May Smith Black. Captain Clyde Black was awarded a Bronze Star for his service in the Army during World War II in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and Oahu, Hawaii. ...
Minnie E. Ashcraft (06/30/04)
Minnie E. Ashcraft, 83, of Dugger, passed away at 8:53 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at Walnut Creek Nursing Home in Linton. Born May 11, 1921 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Jesse C. and Mary F. (Phipps) Mowery. She was a member of Bible Holiness Church...
Mathieu A. Santos (06/29/04)
Mathieu A. Santos, born June 10, 2004, passed away June 27, 2004 at Brenners Childrens Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. Survivors include: his mother DeAnna L. Santos; a sister Jazmine L. Santos; grandparents Norman and Debra Ayers of Linton; great-grandparents Clellan and Wilma Thornton of Linton; an uncle, Michael E. ...
Orvetta "May" Scheetz (06/28/04)
INDIANAPOLIS ---- Orvetta "May" Scheetz, 71, of Linton, passed away Friday, June 25, 2004, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born July 12, 1932 in Altoona, Pa., she was the daughter of Andrew and Orvetta (Weakland) Ketrow. She married Louie M. Scheetz, who preceded her in death...
Robert Lloyd Robinson (06/28/04)
Robert Lloyd Robinson, 61, of Switz City, passed away at 5:01 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2004 in Greene County Community Hospital. Born Oct. 12, 1942 in Bloomington, he was the son of Joseph Forrest and Helen Lorraine (McGriffin) Robinson. He married Gail Ann Hollowell on Sept. 11, 1971 in Bedford...
William (Ceph) Mowery (06/28/04)
William (Ceph) Mowery, 80, of Linton, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Thursday, June 24, 2004 at his residence. He was born in Greene County to William Henry and Clara Belle (Cooksey) Mowery. He was a retired farmer and logger and an avid horse pulling enthusiast...
O'Deema L. Dean (06/28/04)
O'Deema L. Dean, 79, of Terre Haute, passed away at 5 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2004 at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute. Born June 18, 1925 in Winslow, she was the daughter of Dewey and Mabel (Greenwood) Loveless. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Jasonville...
Vivian Sanders (06/25/04)
Vivian Sanders, 96, of Linton and formerly of Switz City, passed away at 2:05 a.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2004 at Terre Regional Hospital. Born April 1, 1908 in Switz City, she was the daughter of Charles "CB" and Mary Olive (Clayton) Hollars...
William (Ceph) Mowery (06/25/04)
William (Ceph) Mowery, 80, of Linton, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2004 at his residence. He was born Jan 18, 1924 in Greene County to William Henry and Clara Belle (Cooksey) Mowery. He was a retired farmer and logger and an avid horse pulling enthusiast...
Ruby Ione D. Starkey (06/24/04)
Ruby Ione D. Starkey, 95, of Linton, passed away Dec. 28, 2003 at Glenburn Home Linton. Born Dec. 31, 1907 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Marion Dugger and Susanah (Allen) Dennis. She had been married to Thorn P. Starkey, who preceded her in death...
Vivian H. Sanders (06/24/04)
Vivian H. Sanders, 96, passed away at 2:05 a.m. Thursday, June 24, 2004 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel.
Evelyn McElroy (06/16/04)
SEATTLE, Wash. ---- Evelyn McElroy, 92, formerly of Dugger, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2004 in Seattle, Wash. Born Aug. 29, 1911 in Dugger, she was the daughter of Frank Matthew and Dovie Cooksey Goldman. She was retired from Montgomery Ward in Terre Haute...
Reva M. Dean (06/16/04)
Reva M. Dean, 62, of Hymera, passed away at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2004 in Health South Rehabilitation Hospital in Terre Haute. Born June 17, 1941 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Levi and Vesta (Watson) Thomson. She was married for 45 years to Mahlon "Dizzy" Dean of Hymera. They were married Sept. 30, 1958...
Max W. Markle (06/07/04)
LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. ---- Max W. Markle, 76, of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., and formerly of Jasonville, passed away June 3, 2004 at Lawrenceburg. Born May 8, 1928, he was the son of Ward "Pappy" and Donna Markle. He was a graduate of the Switz City High School class of 1946. ...
Delbert Haywood (06/07/04)
Delbert Haywood, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away 9:45 p.m. on June 3, 2004 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born June 4, 1917 in Greene County, he was the son of Charley and Etta (Floyd) Haywood. He was married to Louise (Fines) Haywood. A Purple Heart recipient, he served in World War II with the 58th Armored Artillery Division of U.S. ...
Clyde Edmondson (06/07/04)
Clyde Edmondson, 83, of Jasonville, passed away 11:52 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born March 26, 1921 in Jasonville, he was the son of Edgar Nelson and Zelma Evon (Chittendon) Edmondson. A veteran of World War II with the U.S. Navy/Coast Guard, he retired from Pfizer in 1981. He was a member of NACCA, Jasonville American Legion Post 172 and VFW Post 972 of Terre Haute, where he was a Past Commander and lifetime member...
Larry E. Alumbaugh (06/07/04)
Larry E. Alumbaugh, 65, Shelburn and formerly Bartow, Fla., passed Friday, June 4, 2004 at Sullivan Community Hospital. Born Oct. 28, 1938 in Anderson, he was the son of Lewis and Elsie (Flory) Alumbaugh. A U.S. Army veteran, he formerly worked as head of Human Resources of C.F. Industries of Bartow, Fla. and was an OHSA trainer for the Phosphate Mining Industry. He was a member of the Scottish Rite and the American Legion...
Sarah D. Lucas (06/04/04)
Sarah D. Lucas, 66, of Bloomfield passed away 4:06 p.m. June 2, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Nov. 26, 1937 in Calvertsville, she was the daughter of Robert G. and Delma E. (Hunter) Sullivan. She was married to Kenneth L. Lucas. She was a homemaker and a 50-year member of First Christian Church Bloomfield...
James L. Bennett (06/02/04)
COLUMBUS ---- James L. Bennett, 78, of Columbus and formerly of Linton, passed away at 9:59 p.m. May 31, 2004 at Columbus Regional Hospital. Born Oct. 21, 1925 in Pleasantville, he was the son of Hayden and Mary Irene (Weaver) Bennett. He married Mary M. Kirkman on Aug. 10, 1947...
Jack D. Turpen (06/01/04)
GRANTSBURG, ILL. - Jack D. Turpen, 74, of Grantsburg, Ill. and formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Saturday, May 29, 2004 at Union County Hospital in Anna, Ill. Born September 6, 1929 in Merom, he was the son of Delmus Duane and Ruth Mae (Pinkston) Turpen. He had been married to Ruth (Keenan) Turpen, who preceded him in death in 1997...
Russel W. Powers D.D.S. (06/01/04)
Russel W. Powers D.D.S., 99, of Lyons, passed away at 5:35 p.m. May 31, 2004 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born Jan. 17, 1905 in Redkey, he was the son of George and Bertha (Schlott) Powers. He had been a dentist for the Lyons community, having graduated from the Indiana School of Dentistry in 1928. ...
James Earl Mason (06/01/04)
James Earl Mason, 64, of Dugger, passed away at 4:19 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2004 at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Dec. 1, 1939 in Sullivan County, he was the son of James Lewis and Freda (Reeves) Mason. He was a retired miner, a member of Dugger Church of Christ, Dugger Masonic Lodge, Sullivan Elks Lodge, Scottish Rite, and Zorah Shrine of Terre Haute, and the Sullivan and Greene County Shrine Clubs...
Gerald V. Keene (06/01/04)
Gerald V. Keene, 74, of Sullivan, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Sunday, May 30, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Born Feb. 22, 1930 in South Bend, he was the son of John and Goldie (Weatherman) Keene. He was a former employee of SCARC Industries and attended the Northwood Baptist Church...
Ricky Lee Ferguson (06/01/04)
Ricky Lee Ferguson, 47, of Sandborn, passed away at 7:12 a.m. May 30, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital. Born Oct. 16, 1956 in Linton, he was the son of William M. and Shirley A. (Myers) Ferguson. He married Bobby L. (Cook) Ferguson on April 23, 1983...
John Michael Bruner (06/01/04)
John Michael Bruner, 63, of Owensburg, passed away at 3 a.m., May 28, 2004, at his residence. Born May 22, 1941 in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Arthur Raymond and Hazel (Lemley) Bruner He was a retired school teacher at South West Allen County School System in Fort Wayne...
Maurice H. Ritter (06/07/04)
Maurice H. Ritter, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away at 12:20 a.m. on June 5, 2004 at Glenburn Home. Born March 15, 1918 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Morris W. and Golda (Heaton) Ritter. He had been married to Edith V. (Kyle) Ritter, who passed away in 1998...
Clarence R. "Nig" Smith (06/07/04)
Clarence R. "Nig" Smith, 90, of Coal City, passed away Friday, June 4, 2004 at his residence. Born June 11, 1914 in Coal City, he was the son of Curtis and Della Snellenberger Smith. On Aug. 19, 1936, he married Luella Fulk who survives. They had been married 67 years at the time of his passing...
Martha "Betty" Miller Bailey (06/16/04)
Martha "Betty" Miller Bailey, 79, of Little Cincinnati and formerly of Stinesville, passed away at 9:16 p.m. June 13, 2004 at Select Specialty Hospital in Bloomington. Born July 16, 1924 in Paragon, she was the daughter of Daniel C. and Lora Ellen (Collier) Knipstine. Her first husband, Forrest "Hap" Miller passed away in 1969. She married Burl N. Bailey on July 13, 1984...
Sally Margaret Gognat (06/14/04)
Sally Margaret Gognat, 69, of Bruceville, passed away at 10:55 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Born Sept. 2, 1934 in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Earl Hollingsworth and Margaret (Tolbert) Hollingsworth Dicus. She had married Raymond A. Gognat on Aug. 29, 1959...
Paul LeRoy Emery (06/14/04)
Paul LeRoy Emery, 65, of Bloomfield passed away at 6:32 a.m. June 11, 2004 at Brown County Health and Living Center in Nashville, Ind. Born Nov. 30, 1938 in Scotland, he was the son of Harve and Lucy (Ferguson) Emery. He was a silo builder for Bloomfield Silo Company and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Linton...
Beth Ann Curran (06/14/04)
Beth Ann Curran, 61, of Linton and formerly of Roachdale, passed away Friday morning, June 11, 2004 at her residence. Born April 20, 1943 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Clarence and Margaret (Browning) Ooley. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: her husband John Curran of Linton; two daughters, Lisa Lieske of Waynetown and Lena Stormes of Worthington; and three grandchildren, Kayla and Karly Lieske of Waynetown and John Tyler Stormes of Worthington...
Jason Lane Carter (06/14/04)
Jason Lane Carter, 25, of Dugger passed away Friday, June 11, 2004 in Bloomington Hospital due to injuries sustained in a traffic accident in Sullivan County. Born Nov. 2, 1978 in Knox County, he was the son of Claude and Donna (Holloway) Carter. He was engaged to Trina Cunningham of Dugger...
Virginia May McKinley (06/11/04)
Virginia May McKinley, 79, of Carlisle passed away at 6:29 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at Good Samaritan Hospital Vincennes. Born Aug. 11, 1924 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Parker and Pearle (Lester) Heaton She was a homemaker and a member of the Eastern Star, Bloomfield...
Eugene Meldrum Sowers (06/11/04)
Eugene Meldrum Sowers, 82, of Bloomfield passed away at 5:50 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct. 6, 1921 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Truman and Daisy (Meldrum) Sowers. He was married to Shirley (Turpen) Sowers. He was retired from the Indianapolis Police Department as a homicide detective, robbery detail and also from the Bloomfield State Bank, where he worked for 17 years...
Bonnie Chestnut (06/11/04)
Bonnie Chestnut, 69, of Terre Haute and formerly of Washington, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Monday, June 7, 2004 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Nov. 17, 1934 in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Charles and Rose (Lawyer) Fidler. She had been married to John Chestnut, who preceded her in death Jan. 2, 2003...
Donald E. Marshall (06/10/04)
Donald E. Marshall, 85, of Shelburn, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Feb. 24, 1939 in Greene County, he was the son of Eugene and Mary Wilma (Kondas) Marshall. He retired from Cinergy on Jan. 1, 1997. He was in the Army Reserves and a member of the First Baptist Church of Hymera...
Donald E. Marshall (06/09/04)
Donald E. Marshall, 85, of Shelburn, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Feb. 24, 1939 in Greene County, he was the son of Eugene and Mary Wilma (Kondas) Marshall. Marshall retired from Cinergy on Jan. 1, 1997. He was in the Army Reserves and a member of the First Baptist Church of Hymera...
Samuel A. Lloyd (06/09/04)
Samuel A. Lloyd, 83, of Farmersburg, passed away at 8:08 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at Sullivan Health and Living Center. Born March 26, 1921 in Shelburn, he was the son of Elmer and Eva (Wolfe) Lloyd. He was formerly employed at Taylor Mail Service in Terre Haute. He was a World War II veteran of the 10th Mountain Division, a member of the Farmersburg Church of Christ and a lifetime member of the VFW Post 972 of Terre Haute...
Gilbert H. "Gib" Williams (06/07/04)
Gilbert H. "Gib" Williams, 78, of Worthington, passed away Friday morning, June 4, 2004 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 9, 1925 in Clay County, he was the son of Ralph and Mamie (McCloskey) Williams. He was a retired truck driver and mechanic and a member of First Baptist Church in Worthington...
Lena Belle Blanton (06/01/04)
Lena Belle Blanton, 92, of Linton, passed away at 11:10 p.m., Sunday, May 30, 2004 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Feb. 5, 1912 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Fay and Clara Belle (Jackson) Smith. She was a homemaker and member of the Lawton Street Christian Church in Jasonville, the Wednesday Research Club of Linton and the Quilt Guild of Linton...