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Obituaries from September 2005

Sherrel Dean Strahle (09/30/05)
Sherrell Dean Strahle, 74, of Linton, passed away at 1 p.m. Thursday Sept. 29, 2005 in Linton. Born April 2, 1931 in Greene County, he was the son of John Wesley Strahle and Mary Jane (Gabbert) Strahle. He was married to Susan J. (Monroe) Strahle. He was a construction superintendent for Red Top Rentals, Inc. He was a member of Linton First Christian Church, the Circle of Love Sunday School Class, the Dugger Masonic Lodge #721, Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute and the Zorah Shrine...
Scottie Ray Slater (09/20/05)
Scottie Ray Slater, 28, of Springville, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005 in Hobbieville. Born June 27, 1977 in Bloomington, he was the son of Carl R. and Barbara J. (Hash) Slater. He was a laborer for Express Personnel Services in Bloomington...
Alice B. Russell (09/20/05)
Alice B. Russell, 86, of Linton, passed away at 6 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Jan. 2, 1919 in Linton, she was the daughter of Vernon and Celia (Walker) Robison. In 1933, she married Claude Russell, who passed away Feb. 20, 1991...
Becky Sue Lynn (09/20/05)
SULLIVAN -- Becky Sue Lynn, 30, of Sullivan, passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, 2005 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 22, 1975 in Sullivan, she was the daughter of Allen and Karen "Sue" Earle Adams. She was a former employee at the Sullivan County Auditor's Office and a member of the Word of Life Church and the Sullivan Garden Club...
Maude "Pat" Fairhurst (09/20/05)
VINCENNES --Maude "Pat" Fairhurst, 87, of Vincennes, passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005 at her home. Born Nov. 21, 1917 in Scotland, she was the daughter of Thomas Irvin and Ethel May Waggoner Corbin. She retired from J.C. Penney and worked as a cashier at Dollar General for several years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and a member of the United Methodist Women...
Robert Keith Virgin (09/19/05)
Robert Keith Virgin, 72, of Solsberry, passed away at 6:50 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005 at his residence. Born April 22, 1933 in Linden, he was the son of Garland and Mabel (Summers) Virgin. He was married to Dovie (Guy) Virgin. He was a heavy equipment operator for Site N Sewer Contractors in Indianapolis and a member of the National Guard, Camp Atterbury...
Ralph E. Thompson (09/19/05)
GREENWOOD -- Ralph E. Thompson, 82, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 at his home with his family. Born March 14, 1923 in Greene County, he was the son of William and Eathel (Casner) Thompson. On Nov. 14, 1947, he married Gwendolyn (Watkins) Thompson. They were married for 55 years before she passed away...
Dorothy Barglof Thomas (09/19/05)
Dorothy Barglof Thomas, 84, of Bloomfield, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born April 9, 1921 in Greenville, Iowa, she was the daughter of Ludwig Alfred and Lillian (Parker) Barglof. On April 19, 1958 in Spencer Iowa, she married Robert Hamilton Thomas. He passed away Nov. 4, 1999...
Alice B. Russell (09/19/05)
Alice B. Russell, 86, of Linton, passed away at 6 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Service is pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel. It can be viewed online at www.andersonpoindexter.com
Gail D. "Duke" Harden (09/19/05)
Gail D. "Duke" Harden, 86, of Worthington, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at his residence. Born Aug. 2, 1918 in Jennings, Okla., he was the son of William Oliver and Daisy (Fasig) Harden. He had been married to Ruth (Karsten) Harden, who passed away Dec. 28, 1992...
Lucille (Thompson) Fowler (09/19/05)
SOLSBERRY -- Lucille (Thompson) Fowler, 92, of Solsberry, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005 at Hospitality House. Born July 22, 1913 in New Hope, she was the daughter of Tom and Mabel (Gentry) Thompson. In 1933 she married Ivan S. Fowler, who passed away in 1992...
Gail Cook (09/19/05)
Gail Cook, 48, of Martinsville, passed away at 3:50 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 7, 1957 in Linton, she was the daughter of Robert D. and Chris (Meredith) Craig. She was married to Charles M. Cook...
Jessie Lee McKee Begerman Woodward (09/20/05)
Jessie Lee McKee Begerman Woodward, 71, of Farmersburg, passed away at 4:35 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2005 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. Born April 27, 1934 in Pleasantville, she was the daughter of Charles and Thelma (Wimberly) McKee. She was a retired nurse's aide and a homemaker. She was a member of the Shelburn First Baptist Church...
James L. Rutledge (09/21/05)
James L. Rutledge, 72, of Terre Haute and formerly of Jasonville, passed away at 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, 2005 at his residence. Born July 24, 1933 in Dugger, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Reeves) Rutledge. On Oct. 29, 1954 he married Wilma J. Overman in Jasonville...
Dorothy Maxine Moore (09/22/05)
Dorothy Maxine Moore, 78, of San Antonio, Texas, passed away Aug. 16, 2005 in San Antonio. She was born Feb. 15, 1927 in Shelburn. She is remembered for her faith and cheerful spirit that she freely shared as friend, mother, and wife. "Maxine," as she was known to her friends, loved cooking, caring for her home and was a Chicago Cubs fan. Her faith in God was central to her life...
Dr. Jack C. Siebe (09/30/05)
Dr. Jack C. Siebe, 74, of Indianapolis, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005. Born Jan. 4, 1931 in St. Louis, Mo., he was a veteran of the Indiana National Guard, a graduate of Shortridge High School and a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, where he also did his undergraduate studies. He was a mason, a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a member of the Indiana State Medical Association, and a member of the NRA...
Jeannette (Bedwell) Tincher (09/26/05)
Jeanette (Bedwell) Tincher, 79, of Fortville, passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2005 at Methodist Hospital Hospice Unit in Indianapolis. Born Nov. 9, 1925 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Herbert F. Bedwell and Ethel Foster. She had been married to Norman Leroy Tincher, who passed away March 3, 2004...
Howard M. Rayhill (09/26/05)
Howard M. Rayhill, 79, of Washington, passed away at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Born Nov. 24, 1925 in Montgomery, he was the son of Homer C. and Myrtle (Akins) Rayhill. On Aug. 4, 1973, he married Goldie Wilson...
Wilma Jane "Willie" Oliphant (09/26/05)
Wilma Jane "Willie" Oliphant, 76, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:35 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005 at her residence. Born March 18, 1929 in Portsmouth, N.H., she was the daughter of Warren L. Hinkle and Lelia "Babe" Cavins. She was married to Marcus "Red" Oliphant...
Hazel L. Mowery (09/26/05)
Hazel L. Mowery, 97, of Clarksville, Mich., passed away at 2:38 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005 at Laurels of Kent, Kent County, Mich. Born Nov. 6, 1907 in Scotland, she was the daughter of John Summerville and Leota Inman. On June 27, 1927, she married Thomas C. Mowery. He passed away June 22, 1985...
Debra Kay McKeand (09/26/05)
Debra Kay McKeand, 52, of Crane, passed away at 8:06 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2005 at Bloomington Hospital. She was born Feb. 23, 1953 in Anderson. She was an inspector for Cook Incorporated and a member of the VFW Crane. Survivors include, a daughter Jenna Richards of Scotland; a son Derek Young of Stanford; three grandchildren, Dorian Young, Dustin Young, and Ashlyn Young; a half-brother Joe Pigg of Anderson; and her mother Mary Irene Snyder of Arizona...
Cletus Harrison (09/26/05)
Deloris "Toots" Harrison Cletus Harrison, 89, of Bradenton, Fla., passed away May 27, 2004, at Braden River Care Center in Bradenton. He was born Nov. 9, 1915 in Sullivan County and worked for Pierce Governor. Deloris "Toots" Harrison, 88, of Bradenton, Fla., passed away Sept. 3, 2005 at Braden River Care Center in Bradenton. She was born May 27, 1917 in Greene County and was a homemaker...
James A. Bridges (09/26/05)
James A. Bridges, 86, of Linton, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Dec. 17, 1917 in Tippecanoe County, he was the son of James Franklin Monroe Bridges and Nellie Lillian Williams. On Aug. 27, 1944, he married Martha J. Galvin...
Wilma R. Stevenson (09/23/05)
Wilma R. Stevenson, 75, of Linton, passed away at 4 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 in Linton. Born Nov. 4, 1929 in Greene County, she was the daughter of John and Madge (Terhune) Madaris. On Nov. 11, 1951 she married Herbert L. Stevenson, who passed away Jan. 15, 1979...
James Allen Price (09/23/05)
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- James Allen Price, 61, of Clarksville, Tenn., passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005 at his residence. Born Sept. 26, 1943 in Clarksville, he was the son of Louie Price and Lillian Franks. On July 12, 2004 he married Diann Haddock Noel Price, who is formerly of Bloomfield, in Gatlinburg, Tenn. He is the son-in-law of Luther and Nancy Haddock of Bloomfield...
Sandra Kay Crowe (09/23/05)
Sandra Kay Crowe, 67, of Jasonville, passed away at 6:51 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 at her residence. Born June 20, 1938 in Cass, she was the daughter of Gilbert and Doris June (Bledsoe) Reynolds. On Nov. 19, 1960 she married Charles E. Crowe. She was a teacher with 33 years of service at the Shakamak School System. ...
Clifford McNeely (09/16/05)
Clifford "Burrhead" McNeely, 69, of Worthington, passed away at 6 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2005, at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. Born January 6, 1936 in Greene County, he was the son of Leo and Stella (Laubner) McNeely. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Sons of the Legion and Men's Auxiliary of the V.F.W. in Worthington...
Lesa Ann Abrams (09/16/05)
Lesa Ann Abrams, 41, of Bloomington, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Dec. 3, 1963 in Linton, she was the daughter of Larry Abrams and Joyce Robinson. She owned and operated A&E Cleaning in Bloomington...
William D. Russell (09/07/05)
William D. Russell, 63, of Hymera, passed away at 9:04 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at the Clarion Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Newkirk's Funeral Home, Dugger.
James R. Hanson (09/07/05)
James R. Hanson, 78, of Bloomfield, passed away at 7:53 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born May 23, 1927 in Solsberry, he was the son of Charles and Verna (Burch) Hanson. He had been married to Sarah E. Hanson, who passed away May 21, 2004...
Lola Irene Halbach (09/07/05)
Lola Irene Halbach, 73, of Linton, passed away at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Jan. 11, 1932 in Linton, she was the daughter of Homer G. and Helen L. (Russell) Flater. On Nov. 24, 1949, she married Charles R. Halbach...
Carl E. Figg (09/07/05)
Carl E. Figg, 83, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 in Denver, Colo. Born March 15, 1922 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Stella Carrico and William Hamilton Figg. He married Betty Miller in 1945. He was a Union High School graduate and attended Bradley College. He was a business man. He was a Marine and saw active duty in the Pacific Islands...
Suzanne J. 'Suzie' Jennings Sullivan (09/06/05)
SULLIVAN ---- Suzanne J. "Suzie" Jennings Sullivan, 57, of Sullivan, passed away at 8:20 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005 at her residence. Born Sept. 19, 1947 in Mishawaka, she was the daughter of Joseph and Ova (Cullers) Stockberger. She was a respiratory therapist at the Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sullivan, the American Legion Auxiliary in Sullivan, and a former member of Delta Theta Tau...
Sarah Elma Romey (09/06/05)
Sarah Elma Romey, 88, of Elnora, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2005, at Ketcham Memorial Center in Odon. Born Feb. 5, 1917 in Odon, she was the daughter of Elmer and Nellie (Boyd) Killian. On Feb. 9, 1935, she married Morris E. Romey. He passed away April 17, 2000...
Janis E. Myers (09/06/05)
Janis E. Myers, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:22 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born March 21, 1926 in Scotland, she was the daughter of Oscar Raymond and Josephine (Odgen) Christenberry. She was married to Robert F. Myers...
Kathleen M. Higgins (09/06/05)
Kathleen M. Higgins, 90, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2005 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born Aug. 29, 1915 in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Walter and Marie (Hannon) Helmig. On April 14, 1938, she married Joseph M. Higgins. He passed away Jan. 28, 1995...
Louise Buskirk (09/06/05)
Louise Buskirk, 81, of Worthington, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born April 28, 1924 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Delbert Roy and Stella (Marshall) Foley. She had been married to Charles Richard Buskirk, who passed away Sept. 1, 1977...
Barbara A. Modesitt (09/02/05)
CORY ---- Barbara A. Modesitt, 67, of Cory, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 29, 2005 at her residence. Born June 25, 1938 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Claudis H. and Cora Avis Caress Edwards. On Jan. 28, 1956, she married Wayne L. Modesitt. He passed away July 20, 2004...
Lana Belle Lindsey (09/02/05)
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. ---- Lana Belle Lindsey, 46, of Cripple Creek, Colo., passed away Thursday, Aug. 25, 2005 at her residence. Born Aug. 30, 1958 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Marion L. and Phyllis (Duffey) Lindsey. She was a 1976 graduate of Sullivan High School and attended Vincennes University and IUPUI. She was a former employee of Pinkerton Security Service and served briefly with the Marion County Sheriff's Department...
J. Royden Seaton (09/07/05)
SHELBYVILLE ---- J. Royden Seaton, 69, of Shelbyville, passed away at 4:55 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2005 at his residence. Born Dec. 27, 1935 in Milltown, he was the son of the Rev. Basil Seaton and Sarah Emily Murphey. On Feb. 7, 1962, he married Dallas Marie Junken...
Genevieve H. (Hays) Williams (09/07/05)
AVON ---- Genevieve H. (Hays) Williams, 95, of Avon, passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2005 in Avon. She was a homemaker and a member of the Business & Professional Women's Club, Bloomfield. She was a former member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Survivors include: two daughters, Marilee Lee and Alayne Roberts; a stepson Richard Williams; a son-in-law Bob Hinman; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild...
William D. Russell (09/08/05)
William D. Russell, 63, of Hymera, passed away at 9:04 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005 at the Clarian Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born July 13, 1942 in Clearfield, Pa., he was the son of Doyle Russell and Elva McCracken Russell. He was a member of the Hymera Sons of American Legion Post 298, Sullivan Eagles, and Local 841 Operating Engineers...
John W. Phegley (09/15/05)
John W. Phegley, 65, of Linton, passed away at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Marion County. Born Feb. 23, 1940 in Linton, he was the son of Alpha and Opal Pauline (Robbins) Phegley. On Oct. 17, 1959, he married Bernice M. (Kendall) Phegley...
Dalius E. "Dally" Parr (09/15/05)
Dalius E. "Dally" Parr, 74, of Dugger, and formerly of Keensburg, and Rochester, Ill., passed away at 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005 at her residence . Born Dec. 26, 1930 in Keensburg, Ill., she was the daughter of Earl and Edith Newkirk...
Barbara Jane Hendricks (09/15/05)
Barbara Jane Hendricks, 73, of Lyons, passed away at 8:28 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Feb. 17, 1932 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Cecil Roy and Grace (Hourigan) Cutsinger. She was a nurse's aid for the Hospitality House in Bloomington and a member of the First Baptist Church in Linton...
Luella Grace (Wolfe) Snyder Price Cook (09/15/05)
Luella Grace (Wolfe) Snyder Price Cook, 70, of Shelburn, passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was employed as a seamstress at SCARC in Sullivan. She was a member of Indian Prairie Baptist Church of Carlisle, an attendee of Blue Bird Camp in Terre Haute since 1996, and the Why Me Chapter of the Wabash Valley Cancer Society...
Tom Mathew Bishop (09/15/05)
Tom Mathew Bishop, 32, of Austin, Texas, passed away at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, on Sept. 11, 2005 at Seton Medical Center in Austin. Born Dec/ 28, 1972 in Linton, he was the son of Tom Edward and Martha (Roach) Bishop. He was a chef at My Fresh Choice in Austin, Texas. He was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ. He sang with the Indiana University Singing Hoosiers. He also sang with the Acapella Christian Singing Group Soulstice. He graduated from the Texas Culinary Academy with a Cordon Bleu...
Roy L. Ward (09/14/05)
Roy L. Ward, 63, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2005 at Mercy Hospital in Maine. Born Oct. 23, 1941 in Hymera, he was the son of Bessie Shounk and Leon Ward. He graduated from his local high school and joined the U.S. Marine Corps at age 17. He was proud to have served in Washington D.C. ...
John P. Lennings (09/13/05)
John P. Lennings, 37, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:55 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2005 at the Sullivan Health and Living Center. Born Jan. 8, 1968 in Birmingham, Ala., he was the son of Billie and Susan Perna Lennings. He was employed with the Carpenter Union Local 546...
Sten G. Walls (09/12/05)
Sten G. Walls, 60, of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2005 at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 16, 1945 in Greene County, he was the son of Clarence Frank and Clotilde L. (James) Walls. He was married to Carolyn (Pruss) Walls. He was an Army veteran and had retired from being a self-employed engineer...
Willis Howard Taylor (09/12/05)
Willis Howard Taylor, 56, of Jasonville, passed away at 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, 2005, south of Bloomfield due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Oct. 11, 1948 in Linton, he was the son of Joseph Franklin and Virginia (Sharp) Taylor...
Madalyn J. Boruff (09/12/05)
NASHVILLE -- Madalyn J. Boruff, 78, of Nashville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 in Nashville after a brief illness with leukemia. Born April 9, 1927 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Louis Warren and Leah Lawson. She was a school teacher in Bloomington and Ellettsville, teaching grades 7-12. She later became a realtor. She was a member of the Alpha Delta Omega Society of Bloomington, the Shriners Active, and was a charter member of Brown County Children's Fund...
Jerry C. Dotson (09/09/05)
Jerry C. Dotson, 67, of Worthington, passed away at 1:19 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born July 6, 1938 in St. Charles, Va., he was the son of Charles and Mabel (Turner) Dotson. He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Marines...
Louise Buskirk (09/02/05)
Louise Buskirk, 81, of Worthington, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2005, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington. They can be viewed at www.welchcornett.com...