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Obituaries from September 2004

Jimmie Ross Theal (09/30/04)
Jimmie Ross Theal, 71, of Sullivan, passed away at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004 at Sullivan Health & Living Center. Born Dec. 22, 1932 in Sullivan County, he was the son of William and Elizabeth (Jamack) Theal. He was married to Tillie (Shearn) Theal...
Daniel E. Armstrong (09/21/04)
LOOGOOTEE ---- Daniel E. Armstrong, 64, of Loogootee, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004 at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Born Oct. 20, 1939 in Chicago Ill., he was the son of Samuel F. and Dorothy (Tatom) Armstrong. On Sept. 13, 1961, he married Faryl Pickett Armstrong...
Robert Melvin Talley (09/20/04)
Robert Melvin Talley, 60, of Burkesville Ky., formerly of Worthington, passed away at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004 at his sister's, Jean Plummer, residence in Linton. Born Oct. 27, 1943 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Morton and Fredia (Funkhouser) Talley. He married Jennifer (Zook) Talley on Nov. 23, 1999...
Robert Joseph Mitchell (09/20/04)
Robert Joseph Mitchell, 86, of Linton, passed away at 5:04 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital. Born Aug. 25, 1918 in Smith Township, Greene County, he was the son of John Wiley "Aud" and Jewie (Owen) Mitchell...
Juanita T. LeCocq (09/20/04)
Juanita T. LeCocq, 84, of Linton, passed away at 10:50 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004 at Linton Nursing & Rehab. Born April 11, 1920 in Palestine, Ill., she was the daughter of Henry C. and Elsie (Wright) Hill. She was raised by Forest Hunter. She worked at Wal-Mart and was a bookkeeper at Johnson Creamery, City of Linton. ...
Mary Rebecca "Becky" Girdner (09/20/04)
Mary Rebecca "Becky" Girdner, 43, of Plainfield passed away at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, 2004 at her residence. Born Jan. 3, 1961 in Linton, she was the daughter of Tom and Mary Margaret (Harmon) Girdner. She was a 1985 graduate of Ball State University, volunteered at the Hendricks County Senior Citizens and the Speech Department of the Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. ...
Donald E. Bough (09/20/04)
Donald E. Bough, 77, of Springville, passed away at 7:02 p.m. Friday Sept. 17, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Jan. 30, 1927 in Owensburg, he was the son of Jonah and Rachel (Ashcraft) Bough. He married Wanetta I. (Holmes) Bough on Feb. 2, 1945. They had been married for 59 1/2 years...
Islet Ann Ausman (09/20/04)
Islet Ann Ausman, 64, of Linton, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 10, 1940 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Glen L. and Evelyn (McDonald) Greenwell. She was a homemaker, and a 1958 graduate of Switz City Central High School. ...
Wilma Guy (09/17/04)
CLOVERDALE ---- Wilma Guy, 76, of Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004 at Cloverdale Convalescent & Rehab Center. Born Feb. 9, 1928 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Charles Lewis and Dovie Mable (Bales) O'Conner. She married Buryl Guy on July 27, 1949. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2000...
Marianna H. Bell (09/17/04)
Marianna H. Bell, 60, of Linton, passed away at 7:25 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2004 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. She was born Nov. 11, 1943 in Germany. She was a homemaker who came to the United States in 1968. She married John W. Bell on Sept. 4, 1970...
Harry V. Thompson (09/16/04)
EVANSVILLE ---- Harry V. Thompson, 79, of Evansville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 13, 2004 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville. He was a 1942 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School. In 1986 he retired from Inland Container after 41 years of service where he was instrumental in forming the union. He enjoyed playing clabber at SWIRCA. He could fix almost anything, but mostly enjoyed working on cars...
Stella Burkett Owens (09/16/04)
Stella Burkett Owens, 97, of Jasonville, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born Aug. 23, 1907 at Island, Ky., she was the daughter of Aaron and Sallie (White) Gardner. She had been married to Ory E. "Buck" Burkett, who passed away July 1, 1972. She then married Ralph Owens, who passed away in 1979...
Ruby D. Woolsey (09/15/04)
NEW CASTLE ---- Ruby D. Woolsey, 84, of New Castle, passed away Tuesday morning, Sept. 14, 2004 at Henry County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Born April 22, 1920 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Ira and Edith (Barth) Craig. She retired from Dana Corporation after over 30 years of service. ...
Pearl Richardson (09/22/04)
BLOOMINGTON ---- Pearl Richardson, 92, of Bloomington, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004 at Bell Trace Health and Living Center. Born Aug. 13, 1912 in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Charles A. and Mary A. (Fleener) Galyan. She was a secretary at the Bloomfield Woolen Mill, and was also a member of the Switz City Christian Church...
Blanche Rowe Crenshaw (09/23/04)
A memorial service was conducted Sept. 19, 2004 for Blanche Rowe Crenshaw in the garden of her former home near Howesville in Clay County. She was born Dec. 23, 1910, the daughter of Frank and Nettie Horton Rowe. She was married on July 23, 1932 to Robert Morris Crenshaw, who currently resides in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. ...
Alice Abrell Slinkard (09/30/04)
BANDERA, Texas ---- Alice Abrell Slinkard, 101, of Bandera, Texas, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004 at her residence. Born Aug. 30, 1903 in Sandborn, she was the daughter of Clarence Henry and Louise Schwartz Hagemier. She lived in Sandborn until her marriage in 1929 to Otto Abrell when she moved to Linton. ...
Olive Lucille (Workman) Burkhart (09/30/04)
Olive Lucille (Workman) Burkhart, 103, of Bloomfield, passed away at 8:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004 at Glenburn Home. She was born Aug. 19, 1901 in Greene County. She retired from Indiana Bell Telephone Company where she had been head operator. She was a member of Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star, Bloomfield Delts, Business Professional Women's Club and Bloomfield Odd Fellows Club...
Sharon S. Slapp (09/27/04)
Sharon S. Slapp, 65, of Bicknell and formerly of Virginia Beach, Va., passed away at 6:31 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Born July 24, 1939 in Bicknell, she was the daughter of Thomas and Lurene (Kinnamon) Ruminer...
Helen L. Shields (09/27/04)
Helen L. Shields, 80, of Minnetonka, Minn., passed away at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, 2004 at Eden Prairie, Minn. Born June 17, 1924 in Linton, she was the daughter of Thomas and Zora (Simmons) Greenwood. She was a homemaker and a member of the Linton Assembly of God Church...
Joyce Rae Pruett (09/27/04)
Joyce Rae Pruett, 78, of Coal City, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born May 13, 1926 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Otto and Irene (Cullison) Moreland. She was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Worthington...
James "Jim" P. Hastings (09/27/04)
James "Jim" P. Hastings, 71, of Elnora, passed away at 12:28 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, 2004 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Born April 6, 1933 in Sandborn, he was the son of Hugh G. and Thelma M. (Troup) Hastings. He was married to Mary Helen (Robb) Hastings who passed away May 28, 2000...
Sophia J. (Kern) Asdell (09/27/04)
Sophia J. (Kern) Asdell, 95, of Scotland, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital. Born Dec. 29, 1908 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Joseph P. and Cora (Blackmore) Kern. She was married to Joseph L. (Drib) Asdell who preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1990...
Paul M. Turpin (09/24/04)
Paul M. Turpin, 74, passed away at 9:55 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Jan. 7, 1931 in Burn City, he was the son of Opal Sr. and Gertrude (O'Brian) Turpin. He worked at Hilary Peat Tree Farm in Grove Land, Fla., and also as a carpenter and coal miner...
Sadie Mae (Harvey) Long (09/24/04)
Sadie Mae (Harvey) Long, 84, of Round O, S.C. and formerly of Jasonville, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at Life Care Center, Charleston, S.C. Born March 5, 1920 at Bogle, she was the daughter of George and Laura (Michaels) Harvey. She was married to William R. Long, who passed away March 3, 1981...
John Henry Lafollette (09/24/04)
John Henry Lafollette, 81, of Sullivan, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born May 2, 1923 in Sullivan, he was the son of John Henry and Effie Mae (Eslinger) Lafollette. He was owner and operator of the Diamond Barbecue for 30 years in Sullivan. ...
Michael Lee Inman (09/24/04)
Michael Lee Inman, 65, of Linton, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 at his residence in Linton. Born May 9, 1939 in Switz City, he was the son of Glen and Mary (Frye) Inman. He married Thelma F. (Ashcraft) Inman on Dec. 6, 1970. He worked for eight and a half years as an Indiana State Police Trooper and retired in 1994 from the Minnehaha Amax Coal Co. ...
Wilbur C. Hord (09/24/04)
Wilbur C. Hord, 91, of Newberry, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004 at his residence. Born Jan. 17, 1913 in Tanner, he was the son of William Charles and Mamie (Hardisty) Hord. He was married to Wilma Mae (Clark) Hord, who passed away Sept. 20, 1981...
Stella Burkett Owens (09/15/04)
Stella Burkett Owens, 97, of Jasonville, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville. Arrangements are pending at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home, Jasonville.
Robert W. "Bob" Moody (09/15/04)
SULLIVAN ---- Robert W. "Bob" Moody, 69, of Terre Haute and formerly of Sullivan County, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, 2004 at Bethesda Gardens in Terre Haute. Born Sept. 15, 1934 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Donald W. and Esther (Norris) Moody...
Beatrice O. (Dearmon) Allen (09/08/04)
Beatrice O. (Dearmon) Allen, 90, of Newberry, passed away at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004 at Bloomington Hospitality House. Born Oct. 22, 1913 in Malakoff, Texas, she was the daughter of William T. and Eva N. (Whited) Dearmon. She had been married to Louis Allen, who passed away Oct. 18, 2000...
Robert E. Verseman (09/07/04)
Robert E. Verseman, 72, of Linton, passed away at 6:57 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2004, at Greene County General Hospital. Born Dec. 2, 1931 in Linton, he was the son of Henry and Gertrude (Kuppers) Verseman. He married Roselie M. "Rosie" Currans on April 27, 1956...
Ryan Ray "Ry-Ry" Turley (09/07/04)
Ryan Ray "Ry-Ry" Turley, 13, of Jasonville, passed away Sept. 3, 2004 at his residence. Born Jan. 3, 1991 at Sullivan, he was the son of Rodney Ray Turley and Tracy S. Reeves. He was a junior high student at Metropolitan School District of Shakamak...
Tolbert Rice (09/07/04)
Tolbert Rice, 71, of Danville, passed away Sept. 5, 2004. He was retired as a coremaker at Linkbelt. Survivors include: a daughter Faye Lacey; two sons, Tony Rice and David Rice; a step-daughter Linda Carnes; a sister Zona Hensley; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Jamie June Morris (09/07/04)
COVINGTON ---- Jamie June Morris, 47, of Covington, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 10, 1957 in Danville, Ill., she was the daughter of James W. and June (Redenbaugh) Breeden, Sr. She was a 1975 graduate of Covington High School and a resident of that community most of her life. She received her LPN degree from Lakeview School of Nursing and worked in home health care. She was a member of First Assembly of God...
Mary P. Kirkley (09/07/04)
Mary P. Kirkley, 82, of Linton, passed away at 11:13 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, 2004 at Sullivan County Community Hospital Born Dec. 26, 1921 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Edward E. and Hygia (Frye) Wells. She married Robert E. Kirkley on Nov. 8, 1938. He preceded her in death on July 17, 1999...
Clara A. (Yoder) Buckallew (09/07/04)
Clara A. (Yoder) Buckallew, 70, of Linton, passed away at 4:27 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born May 11, 1934 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Nellie (Cunningham) Yoder. She was a homemaker and a member of the South Linton Church of God...
Nellie M. Wagner (09/02/04)
Nellie M. Wagner, 91, of Linton, passed away at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004 at her residence. Born April 21, 1913 in Switz City, she was the daughter of Dan and Martha (Haywood) Landis. She formerly worked at the Linton Drive-In Theater, and was a member of the Pentecostal Church...
Mary J. Corbin (09/02/04)
Mary J. Corbin, 103, of Dugger, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 at Waters Nursing Home in Martinsville. Born Aug. 26, 1901 in Greene County, she was the daughter of McCelland and Mary (Horn) Wright. She was a member of the Dugger United Methodist Church...
Malcolm William Earl Conder (09/02/04)
Malcolm William Earl Conder, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:25 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 12, 1919 in Greene County, he was the son of Earl and Mabel (Sharp) Conder. He had been married to Diamma P. Conder, who passed away Nov. 24, 2003...
Rex Sparks (09/01/04)
Rex Sparks, 77, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 30. 2004 at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born May 30, 1927 in Greene County, he was the son of Otis Lloyd and Goldie (Blaker) Sparks. He was married to Irene (Hamlin) Sparks...
Glenn Lyrel Seaton (09/01/04)
Glenn Lyrel Seaton, 71, of Fort Myers, Fla., and formerly of Mitchell, passed away at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004 at Health Park Medical Center, Fort Myers, Fla. Born April 2, 1933 in Crawford County, he was the son of Basil L. and Sarah Emily (Murphey) Seaton. He was married to Marlena (Gayer) Seaton...
Sheila J. Cardamon (09/09/04)
CARONA, Calif. ---- Sheila J. Cardamon, 66, of Carona, Calif., passed away Sept. 1, 2004 at Kaizer Permenete Hospital, Riverside, Calif. Born Nov. 11, 1937 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Omar Ocie and Ruby Evelyn (Harlow) Mason. She was a long term worker in a hospital for babies born with crack and cocaine addiction in Orange County, Calif...
Charlyn Jane James (09/09/04)
Charlyn Jane James, 79, of Kokomo and formerly of Linton, passed away Monday, September 6, 2004 at the Waterford Place Nursing Home in Kokomo. Born March 7, 1925 in Tipton County, she was the daughter of Charles and Marie O. (Molden) Angel. She married Eugene A. James on March 31, 1958. He passed away on November 10, 2003...
Leona D. Burkey (09/15/04)
Leona D. Burkey, 73, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 13 ,2004 at her residence in rural Bloomfield. She was formerly from Jefferson Township, Jay County. She had moved from Jay County to Bloomfield in 1986. Born Jan. 29, 1931 in Pike Township, Jay County, she was the daughter of Orvel and Ruth (Bancroft) Burkey...
Charles W. Moffatt (09/13/04)
Charles W. Moffatt, 80, of Marco, passed away at 11:01 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10, 2004 at his residence. Born Sept. 6, 1924 in Orangeville, he was the son of Charles Clinton and Bessie (Goodpaster) Moffatt. He retired from NWSC after 18 years and later worked for the State Highway Department and owned his own trash service. He was a veteran of World War II. He attended the United Methodist Church in Marco and was a member of the American Legion of Linton and the VFW of Worthington...
Norman W. Lagenour (09/13/04)
Norman W. Lagenour, 41, of Koleen, passed away at 3 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 in Bloomfield. Born June 27, 1963 in Paoli, he was the son of Lowell A. and Doris (Payne) Lagenour. He worked for C & H Stone in Bloomington as a stone cutter. Survivors include: his parents Lowell and Doris Lagenour; three brothers, Shannon Lagenour of Koleen, Tom Lagenour of Springville, and Wes Lagenour of Koleen; and his paternal grandparents Albert and Lorene Lagenour of French Lick...
William E. Felton (09/13/04)
William E. Felton, 78, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:20 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 2004 at Select Specialty Hospital Bloomington. Born Dec. 23, 1925 in Greene County, he was the son of Albert and Mildred (Miller) Felton. William was a Marine veteran of World War II. He was a retired ordnance technician at NSWC Crane. He was a member of Mineral Methodist Church, Bloomfield American Legion Post 196, and Bloomfield Odd Fellows Lodge...
Douglas M. Debusk (09/13/04)
SULLIVAN - Douglas M. Debusk, 76, of Sullivan, passed away at 1:09 a.m. Friday, September 10,. 2004 at Millers Merry Manor. Born December 6, 1927 in Rose Hill, Va., he was the son of Harve and Alice (Turner) Debusk. Douglas retired from Amax Coal Company in 1989 after 30 years of service and was a 50 year member of the UMWA. ...
Harry Dillon Crooke (09/13/04)
Harry Dillon Crooke, 93, formerly of Worthington, passed away Aug. 26, 2004. He had been a resident of Daphne, Ala., for the past four years. He was born to John Boyd and Margaret (Moore) Crooke on Feb. 13, 1911 in Newberry. His wife was Allegra (Dyer) Crooke, who preceded him in death in 2000...
Delema R. Bough (09/13/04)
Delema R. Bough, 81, of Linton, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 2004 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Sept. 21, 1922 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Clarence Melvin and Emma Marie (Hamlin) Sparks. She managed the Lighthouse Motel for several years, and was a member of the Switz City Christian Church...
Margaret Virginia Winfrey (09/10/04)
Margaret Virginia Winfrey, 84, of Vicksburg, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Nov. 15, 1919 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., she was the daughter of Martin Ingvald and Minnie Anna (Hill) Ellingson...
Lora J. New (09/10/04)
SPENCER ---- Lora J. New, 66, of Spencer, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2004 at her residence. Born June 24, 1938 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Ernest and Dorothy (Linthicum) New. She worked as a cook. She was a 1955 graduate of Spencer High School and attended Highland Faith Assembly...
Homer S. Cox (09/10/04)
Homer S. Cox, 77, of Jasonville, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Jan. 6, 1927 in Sullivan, he was the son of Roy Cecil and Holly Muriel (Mowery) Cox. He married Myrtle Fay Orman on Nov. 25, 1948. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He had retired from Peabody Coal Company and attended the South Church of God in Linton and was a member of the Dugger Masonic Lodge F&AM...
Savannah C. (Campbell) Bough (09/10/04)
Savannah C. (Campbell) Bough, 87, of Bloomington and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:12 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Aug. 29, 1917 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Tinker and Ona (Frye) Campbell. She was a homemaker and a member of Newark Baptist Church, attended Solsberry United Methodist Church and Willing Workers Club in the Solsberry United Methodist Church...
Edward Lee Spurgeon (09/09/04)
Edward Lee Spurgeon, 74, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, 2004 at Paoli Health & Living Community. Born June 12, 1930 in Linton, he was the son of Carl and Verna (Christy) Spurgeon. He married Patricia Ruth Porter in 1969. He was a member of Gethsemane Tabernacle in Bloomfield...
Terry Anstrom (09/01/04)
Terry Anstrom, 51, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004 at her residence. Born May 13 1953 in Warren, Ohio, Trumbull County, she was the daughter of Francis W. and Patricia J. (Goff) Dicks. She was a bookkeeper, self-employed out of her home...