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Obituaries from June 2006

James Charles House (06/29/06)
COLUMBIA CITY -- James Charles House, 49, of Columbia City, passed away at 9:47 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at Parkview Whitley Hospital in Columbia City. Born March 2, 1957 in Linton, he was the son of Donald and Martha (Hower) House. On Sept. 19, 1980, he married Betty R. Harris...
Frank A. Secrest (06/19/06)
Frank A. Secrest, 82, of rural Jasonville, passed away at 5:05 a.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2006 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born May 30, 1924 in Sullivan, he was the son of Robert Elzo Secrest and Martha Pearson Secrest. He had been married to Marion Secrest, who passed away in 2004...
Janice Ruth Emery (06/19/06)
Janice Ruth Emery, 73, of Switz City, passed away at 11:55 a.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2006 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Feb. 23, 1933 in Elnora, she was the daughter of Dale Williams and Ethel (Shaver) Williams. She was a clerk for the transportation department at NWSC Crane. ...
Paul Barton "Bart" Burris (06/19/06)
Paul Barton "Bart" Burris, 19, of Owensburg, passed away at 11:55 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2006 at State Road 45 and County Road 300S in Eastern Greene County. Born Jan. 24, 1987 in Linton, he was the son of James R. Burris and Susan (LaPray) Burris...
Helen M. Johnson (06/16/06)
Helen M. Johnson, 82, of Jasonville, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2006. She passed away at her residence. Born June 8, 1924 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Ernest Julian and Sarah Elizabeth (Poff) Julian. On Oct. 19, 1940, he married Carl W. Johnson...
Mary Sue Clark (06/16/06)
Mary Sue Clark, 56, of Linden, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, Tenn. Born Nov. 14, 1949 in Tiptonville, Tenn., she was the daughter of Herbert and Martha Magdalene (Suiter) Hollis. She also lived in Linton for a number of years and worked at Miller's Laundry and at Padgett Bakery. She was a homemaker and a member of the Truckers Chapel Christian Chapel...
Geneva Carter (06/16/06)
Geneva Carter, 88, of Bradenton, Fla., passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at her home with her husband, of 66 years, by her side. Born Sept. 3, 1917 in Linton, she was the daughter of Robert A. and Eula Elkins. She graduated from Linton-Stockton High School in 1935...
Charles Joseph Rodgers (06/15/06)
Charles Joseph Rodgers, Sr., 72, of Linton, passed away at 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at Health South Hospital in Terre Haute. Born May 13, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of William and Sarah (Steele) Rodgers. On March 8, 1956, he married Rosie L. (Nichols) Rodgers...
Buddy R. (Joe) Jones Sr. (06/15/06)
Buddy R. (Joe) Jones Sr., 69, of Linton, passed away Friday, June 9, 2006 at his residence. Born April 13, 1937 in Greencastle, he was the son of Donald E. Jones and Ella V. (Murphy) Jones. He attended Greencastle High School. He worked for the Greencastle Fire Department for 11 years and previously worked for Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville...
Earl "Brownie" Brown (06/15/06)
Earl "Brownie" Brown, 77, of Worthington, passed away at 5:03 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Oct. 22, 1928 in Conehatta, Miss., he was the son of Louis and Maggie (Boykin) Brown. He retired from Allomatic in Sullivan in 2005, he also formerly worked for Williams Pipeline Company. He was a member of the Switz City Full Gospel Church, and Greene County and Indiana Gospel Music Associations...
Lou Ann Wolford (06/14/06)
MADISONVILLE, Ky. -- Lou Ann Wolford, 82, of Madisonville, Ky., passed away at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 12, 2006 at her residence. Born July 8, 1923 in Rushville, she was the daughter of Paul Phillips and Gladys Wallace Phillips. She had been married to William F. Wolford, who passed away in 1982...
Charles J. Rodgers (06/14/06)
Charles J. Rodgers, 72, of Linton, passed away at 5:25 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at Health South Hospital in Terre Haute. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel. Final arrangements may be viewed later today at www.welchcornett.com...
Vernon R. Roach (06/14/06)
Vernon R. Roach, 93, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:40 p.m. on Monday, June 12, 2006 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Nov. 28, 1912 in Greene County, he was the son of David Chandler Roach and Mary Frances Cullison Roach. He was a self-employed farmer and worked for the Florida Department of Transportation as a bridge specialist. He was one of the oldest members at the Mineral United Methodist Church...
Ray Wells (06/19/06)
COAL CITY -- Ray Wells, 93, of Coal City, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2006 at his residence. Born Nov. 23, 1912 in Owen County, he was the son of Morton and Grace Hauser Wells. He had been married to Louella Hubbell Wells. He was the owner and operator of Wells Oil for several years. He was a member of the Coal City Community Bible Church, a 40-year member of the Brazil Eagles Club and was an avid square dancer. He loved farming, motorcycle and horseback riding and motorboats...
Gary W. (Waldo) Walden (06/20/06)
Gary W. (Waldo) Walden, 54, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2006 at his residence. Born Sept. 9, 1951 in Owen County, he was the son of Willie L. Walden and Mary Joe (Manley) Walden. He was a jack of all trades. His jobs included butcher, pool painter, tower climber, factory worker, mechanic, custodian, coach, and landscaper...
Edward Wesley Hutchison (06/21/06)
Edward Wesley Hutchison, 88, of Linton, passed away at 6:55 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2006 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born March 1, 1918 in White County, Ill., he was the son of James and Anna (Gross) Hutchison. He was married to Bonnie (Davis) Hutchison...
Lester M. Coker (06/29/06)
Lester M. Coker, 83, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at his residence. Born January 1, 1923 in Marco, he was the son of Orval Coker and Charity Faye (Kirk) Coker. On October 4, 1951, he married Leatrice E. (Rollins) Coker...
Alice M. Tincher (06/28/06)
Alice M. Tincher, 71, of Linton, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at her residence. Born July 3, 1934 in Linton, she was the daughter of Arlie Richardson and Edith (Burch) Richardson. On Nov. 14, 1959, she married Vannie L. Tincher. He passed away Oct. 8, 2001...
G. Evelyn Preble (06/28/06)
G. Evelyn Preble, 88, of Linton, passed away at 8:14 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Feb. 5, 1918 in Coal City, she was the daughter of Harold L. Duncan and Sarah R. (Roush) Duncan. On Aug. 6, 1942 in Charleston, S.C., she married Dennis H. Preble...
James L. Lawson Jr. (06/28/06)
James L. Lawson Jr., 61, of Jasonville, passed away at 6:40 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2006, at his rural Clay County residence. Born Feb. 20, 1945 in New Castle, he was the son of James L. Lawson, Sr., and Josephine Lavern (Adams) Lawson. He had retired as a tool & die maker from Guide Lamp of Anderson. He was a member of The Sons of the Jasonville American Legion Post #172, where he was Past Commander of five years...
Billy Max Burress (06/28/06)
WESTPHALIA -- Billy Max Burress, 75, of Westphalia, passed away at 5:57 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2006, at his residence. Born July 6, 1930 in Bruceville, he was the son of Alman and Nellie (Long) Burress. In 1954, he married Wanda J. (Bare) Burress. He was retired from driving a truck for Burress Trucking. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Sandborn, where he served as a Deacon and Elder. He was a Corporal in the US Marines during the Korean War...
Jean Pettes Brown (06/28/06)
Jean Pettes Brown, 77, of Linton, passed away at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital (St. Vincent's Hospital) in Carmel. Born Oct. 22, 1928 in Orlando, Fla., she was the daughter of Herbert Benjamin Pettes and Beatrice Edna (Lerch) Pettes...
Alice Tincher (06/27/06)
Alice Tincher, 71, of Linton, passed away this morning, June 27, 2006, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel Linton. Final arrangements will be available later today at www.andersonpoindexter.com
Evelyn G. Preble (06/27/06)
Evelyn G. Preble, 88, of Linton, passed away this morning, June 27, 2006, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel Linton. Final arrangements can be viewed later today at www.andersonpoindexter.com...
Karen Joyce (Pfaff) Loesch (06/27/06)
Karen Joyce (Pfaff) Loesch, 56, of Bloomington, passed away Friday evening, June 23, 2006, at Bloomington Hospital. Born May 4, 1950 in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Delmar O. and Mary A. Pfaff. She was a mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed. She believed in Jesus Christ and prayer...
Lorenz "Larry" Goetz (06/26/06)
Lorenz "Larry" Goetz, 71, of Seadrift, Texas, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2006. Born June 27, 1934 in Hackensack, N.J., he was the son of Alfred and Frances Klein Goetz. He obtained an Engineer of Mines degree from Colorado School of Mines and a B.S. degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Carnegie Tech. He was a Mining and Metallurgical Engineer for Exxon Coal and Mineral Co. He was a Methodist...
Arretta Davidson (06/23/06)
Arretta Davidson, 93, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2006. Born Dec. 21, 1912 in Linton, she was the daughter of Ira and Alta Duncan Bolton. She had been married to William H. Davidson, who passed away March 9, 1997. She graduated from Linton High School, Class of 1929. She was a member of Englewood Christian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star...
Daniel K. Bradley (06/23/06)
Daniel K. Bradley, 43, of French Lick, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at Norton's Hospital in Louisville, Ky. Born Jan. 1, 1963 in Paoli, he was the son of George and Lela "Dotts" Bradley. On March 8, 1980, he married Cindy Robbins. He was employed as a maintenance mechanic at GKN in Salem. ...
Kathryn Arbutus Greenwood (06/14/06)
Kathryn Arbutus Greenwood, 74, of Switz City, passed away at 4 a.m. on Monday, June 12, 2006 at her residence. Born March 12, 1932 in Linton, she was the daughter of Kirby Wakefield and Mary Magdalene (Hensley) Wakefield. On March 18, 1950, she married Robert L. Greenwood...
Earl Brown (06/14/06)
Earl Brown, 77, of Worthington, passed away at 5:03 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington. Final arrangements can be viewed later today at www.welchcornett.com...
Catherine Hastings (06/13/06)
Catherine Hastings, 90, of Lyons, passed away at 4:50 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, 2006, at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Feb. 25, 1916 in Elnora, she was the daughter of Dean Moore and Melissa (Johnson) Moore. She had been married to Rex Hastings, who passed away in November 1960...
Shirley Ann Talpas (06/06/06)
Shirley Ann Talpas, 63, of Dugger, passed away at 2:10 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, 2006, at her residence. Born March 21, 1943 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Harvey Griffith and Opal Montgomery. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Dugger and was also a pianist and a Sunday School teacher for 30 years...
Bertha Gertrude Summerville (06/06/06)
Bertha Gertrude Summerville, 88, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Huron, surrounded by family. Born Oct. 17, 1917 in Russell County Ky., she was the daughter of King Samuel McGowan and Artie Eliza (Adams) McGowan. Survivors include her niece, Linda Henson and grand-nieces, Pam and Tammy Henson...
Paul Norman Sailor (06/06/06)
Paul Norman Sailor, 86, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2006 at Bloomington Hospital. Born May 25, 1920 in Goshen, he was the son of Vernon and Lucille (Bilskie) Sailor. He was retired from Westinghouse and an active member of the Arlington United Methodist Church. He served his country during World War II in the Army Air Force...
Earl H. "Herb" Gardner (06/06/06)
Earl H. "Herb" Gardner, 79, of Jasonville, passed away at 4:53 a.m. Sunday, June 4, 2006 at his residence. Born Feb. 2, 1927 in Jasonville, he was the son of Aaron Gardner and Sally (White) Gardner. He lived in Gary for 40 years, retiring from Patton's as a Diesel Mechanic. He was a Navy veteran of six years, an Army veteran of 17 years, and served three tours in Vietnam...
Joyce Ellen (Frye) Emery (06/06/06)
Joyce Ellen (Frye) Emery passed away Monday at 6:55 a.m. at her residence surrounded by her loved ones, following a long illness. Born Aug. 28, 1931, in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Clovis Willie "Buck" Frye and Nona Elizabeth (Frey) Frye. She was the granddaughter of Grace Elizabeth (Townsend) Frey and William C. Frey; and Mary (Fuller) Frye and John Frye...
Otha Lee Wiggington (06/05/06)
Otha Lee Wiggington, 74, of Linton, passed away at 1:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Sept. 10, 1931 in Russell County, Kentucky, he was the son of Bluford Elmore Wiggington and Nerva L. (Brummett) Wiggington. He was married to Stella (Digrazia) Wiggington...
Sharyll A. (Sherry) Webb (06/05/06)
Sharyll A. (Sherry) Webb, 62, of Dugger, passed away at 12:43 a.m. on Sunday, June 4, 2006, at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born Feb. 28, 1944 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Gene Yates and Carol Davies Yates. She was employed at Rexall Drug Store in Sullivan and Kerns' Service Station in Dugger...
Bonnie M. Teague (06/05/06)
Bonnie M. Teague, 88, of Mt. Carmel, Ill., and formerly of Sandborn, passed away at 1 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2006, at Oak View Heights Nursing Home in Mt. Carmel, Ill. Funeral services are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton. Final arrangements will be posted on our Web site www.andersonpoindexter.com...
Earl H. "Herb" Gardner (06/05/06)
Earl H. "Herb" Gardner, 79, of Jasonville, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville.
Doris M. Comer (06/05/06)
Doris M. Comer, 86, of Odon and formerly of Jasonville, passed away on Sunday afternoon, June 4, 2006, at Ketchum Memorial Nursing Home in Odon. Arrangements are pending at the McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville.
Robert F. Wilson (06/02/06)
Robert F. Wilson, 77, of Ellettsville, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2006, at his home. Born Aug. 5, 1928 in Bedford, he was the son of Onita and Ben Wilson. He was a former resident of Bedford and Bradenton, Fla. He retired from RCA after 34 years of service. He served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army. He loved to fish and hunt, and he was an avid golfer...
Budd Stalnaker (06/02/06)
Budd Stalnaker, 68, of Bloomington, passed away on May 31, 2006. A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Monday at Unity of Bloomington, 4001 South Rogers. Nathan Butler Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be sent to the family at forevercare.org...
Bonnie Maxine Teague (06/06/06)
Bonnie Maxine Teague, 88, of Mount Carmel, Ill., and formerly of Sandborn, passed away at 12:33 a.m. on Monday, June 5, 2006 at Oakview Heights at Mt. Carmel. Born Sept. 23, 1917 in Knox County, she was the daughter of Thomas Bowman and Daisy (Mitchell) Bowman. On Dec. 21 1935, she married Chester M. Teague, who passed away June 16, 2002...
John Carl Brewer, Jr. (06/07/06)
John Carl Brewer, Jr., 90, of Jasonville, passed away at 10:55 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2006 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. Born July 17, 1915 in Shelburn, he was the son of John Carl Brewer, Sr., and Dovie (Hildebran) Brewer. On Feb. 22, 1940, he married Florence E. (Johns) Brewer...
Doris M. Comer (06/07/06)
Doris M. Comer, 86, of Odon and formerly of Jasonville, passed away at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, 2006 at Ketchum Memorial Center at Odon. Born March 18, 1920 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Emil Petit and Lizzie (Beadle) Petit. She had been married to Rollie Comer, who passed away Dec. 28, 1973...
Adam Ryan Fish (06/13/06)
Adam Ryan Fish, 12 hours, of Worthington, passed away at 8:09 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2006, at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis. Born June 9, 2006 at Bloomington Hospital, he was the son of Jason and Amy (Manley) Fish. Survivors include: his parents Jason and Amy Fish of Worthington; grandparents, Charles Fish and Pam Gould, and Gil and Sherry Manley; great-grandparents, Bob and Virginia Padget, Catherine Fish, Marguerite Manley, Shirley Ferrand, and Donald and Vickie Ferrand; aunts and uncles, Gibby and Breanna Manley, and Jake and Natosha Livingston; cousins, Emily and Abbie Manley, and Krissy and Kailyn Livingston; and many great aunts, uncles and cousins.. ...
Donal R. Brannon (06/13/06)
Donal R. Brannon, 72, of Linton, passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2006, at Clarian Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Dec. 14, 1933 in Linton, he was the son of Roy and Maude (Fullom) Brannon. He retired from RCA after 33 years of service...
Gene Hall (06/12/06)
Gene Hall, 71, of Worthington, passed away at 2:21 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2006 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born Sept. 3, 1934 in Bloomington. He was a truck driver and owned his own truck. He loved to drive. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a member of the Eagles Lodge in Bloomington...
Kathryn Arbutus Greenwood (06/12/06)
Kathryn Arbutus Greenwood, 74, of Switz City, passed away at 4 a.m. on Monday, June 12, 2006 at her residence. Funeral service is pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton. Final arrangements will be posted on the Web site www.andersonpoindexter.com...
Donald Brannon (06/12/06)
Donald Brannon, 72, of Linton, passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2006, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Final arrangements can be viewed later today at www.welchcornett.com
Mary Louise Hall (Holtsclaw) Bingham (06/12/06)
Mary Louise Hall (Holtsclaw) Bingham, 83, of Avon, formerly of Bloomington and Bloomfield, passed away at 6:55 a.m. on Thursday, June 8, 2006 at Clarian West Hospital in Avon. Born Oct. 7, 1922 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Frank (Tommy) Holtsclaw and Forrest (Williams) Holtsclaw...
Charles L. Orman (06/09/06)
Charles L. Orman, 69, of Jasonville, passed away at 10:22 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Aug. 15, 1936 in Howesville, he was the son of Roy R. Orman and Sarah Fulford Orman. On July 10, 1959, he married Carmen (Connie) deGarteiz in Madrid Spain...
Audrey E. Noblitt (06/09/06)
MARION -- Audrey E. Noblitt, 90, of Marion, passed away at 7:40 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, 2006 at her residence. Born in Orange County on July 13, 1915, she was the daughter of Fred A. and Mary (Collins) Cleveland. On March 24, 1934, she married Howard F. Noblitt, who passed away July 28, 1994...
Nina Darlene (Hutchison) Sexton (06/08/06)
ANDERSON ' Nine Darlene (Hutchison) Sexton, 71, of Anderson, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2006 at Community Hospital in Anderson after a brief illness. Born May 12, 1935 in Dugger, she was the daughter of Everett and Cora (Cobb) Hutchison. She had been married to Larry D. Sexton, who passed away Nov. 30, 1991...
Charles L. Orman (06/08/06)
Charles L. Orman, 69, of Jasonville, passed away at 10:22 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Aug. 15, 1936 in Howesville, he was the son of Roy R. Orman and Sarah Fulford Orman. On July 10, 1959, he married Carmen (Connie) deGarteiz in Madrid, Spain...
Charla Kay Kelly (06/08/06)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Charla Kay Kelly, 53, of Colorado Springs, Colo., passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2006. Born Oct. 2, 1952 in Linton, she was the daughter of Charles W. Bennett and Neoma K. (Vowell) Bennett. She was known to all as Kay. She loved nature, camping, watching beautiful birds and any other of God's creatures...
Charles Orman (06/07/06)
Charles Orman, 69, of Linton, passed away at 10:22 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Funeral service is pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton. Final arrangements will be posted on the Web site www.andersonpoindexter.com...
Dorothy Ann "Bunky" Brown (06/02/06)
UNION, MICH. -- Dorothy Ann "Bunky" Brown, 75, of Union, Mich., passed away at 10:28 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2006, at Goshen General Hospital after a lengthy illness. Born April 9, 1931 in Carroll County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Charles and Lilian (Ferguson) Paterson. On Nov, 27, 1953 in Carbondale, Ill., she married James H. Brown...