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Obituaries from September 2007

Randall "Scotty" Elliott (09/28/07)
Randall "Scotty" Elliott, 28, of Bloomfield, formerly of Bloomington, died Thursday, September 27, 2007, at his residence. Born Sept. 25, 1979, in Bloomington, he was the son of James and Pamela (Heaton) Elliott. He worked as a logger for Blunk Logging...
Lula Mae Wilson (09/28/07)
Lula Mae Wilson, 80, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:40 a.m. at her residence. She lost her lengthy battle with cancer. As an active member of the First Christian Church, she served on the foods committee and enjoyed singing for the congregation. Lula Mae was a 54-year member of Eastern Star and sevved as Worthy Matron, Grand Representative to Michigan and District # 7 Deputy, a position that she held until her death...
Patricia "Pat" Elaine Jefferies (09/27/07)
Patricia "Pat" Elaine Jefferies, 65, of Center Point, passed away at 6:34 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. 2007. She was born May 18, 1942 in Warsaw, the daughter of Max Davis and Irene Shivley Davis. A graduate of Claypool High School. she worked in the bookstore at the Brazil Junior High School and later worked in the bookstore and the mailroom at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute. She was a member of the Center Point United Methodist Church...
Doug Dalton (09/27/07)
Doug Dalton, 65, of Coal City, passed away at 8:48 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Born June 15, 1942 in Martinsville, he was the son of Richard C. and Elizabeth (Bell) Dalton. Doug was a farmer all his life and the Districk Manager for Big D Seed Co. from 1972-1982. He was a member of Antioch Christian Church, Zorah Shrine and Scottish Rite...
Sandra Cox (09/27/07)
Sandra Cox, 57, of Coalmont, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007 at her residence. Born Sept. 12, 1949 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of John H. and Betty Anderson Gibbons. She was a member olf the Sugar Grove Community Church in Farmersburg. Survivors include: her fatehr, John H. ...
Norman D. Beeks (09/27/07)
Norman D. Beeks, 77, of Jasonville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007 at his residence. Born May 5, 1930 in Andrews, IN to Wilbur Beeks and Cleo Aldridge Beeks. His is survived by his wife, Brenda Ann Beeks; children, Thomas Beeks, Pam Maples, Cindy (Eugene) McNeil, Pat (Jay) Auxier, Laura Knox, Dawn Beeks; sisters, Anna Osborn, Norma (Dorman) Blair, Bonnie (Wilbert) Sibold, Barbara (Darl) Collins; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren...
Alberta U. Neidigh (09/26/07)
Alberta U. Neidigh, 91, of Bloomfield. passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 25, 2007 at Richland Bean Blossom Health Care Center in Ellettsville. Born May 2, 1916 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Harrison and Ruby (Foster) Floyd. She was a housewife and worked at the Bloomfield Nursing Home. She was member of the Allen Chapel Church and Antioch Christian Church, both in rural Bloomfield...
Doug Dalton (09/26/07)
Doug Dalton, 65, of Coal City, passed away at 8:48 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Funeral service will be 3 p.m., Saturday at Antioch Christian Church, near Patricksburg. Visitation will be at the church from noon until time of service Saturday...
Alice Marie Cullison (09/25/07)
Alice Marie Cullison, 72, of Worthington, passed away at 4:15 A. M. Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at Lyons Health & Living Center. She was born July 4, 1935 in Michigan to Roy P. and Hazel (Grose) Sprague. She was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church in Worthington...
Harry Leon "Red" Bedwell (09/24/07)
Harry Leon "Red" Bedwell, 89, Jasonville passed away at 7:55 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born Feb. 25, 1918 in Coalmont, he was the son of Nathan Sylvester and Sylvia (Burger) Bedwell. He did carpentry work at Fort Harrison Products in Terre Haute...
Justin Shane Mowery (09/24/07)
Justin Shane Mowery, 19, of Jasonville, passed away on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 23, 2007, at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was born Sept. 30, 1987, in Sullivan, the son of Bobby S. and Char Lene (Thompson) Mowery...
Terri Lynn McKee (09/24/07)
Terri Lynn McKee, 50, of Merom, passed away at 8:35 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born Sept. 3, 1957 in Sullivan, she was the daughter of Andy and LaDonna Price Golish. Survivors include: her husband, Roger McGee of Merom; her father and step-mother, Andy and Janice Golish of Merom; three sons, Sonny Osborne of Merom Station and Charles McKee and Roger McKee, both of Merom; a daughter, Deanna Arnold of Dugger; two sisters, Donna McKee of Merom, Lynsey Golish of Merom; three brothers, Damon Golish of Dugger, Jim Golish of Sullivan and Jeff Golish of Merom; and seven grandchildren.. ...
Phillip W. Halderman (09/24/07)
Phillip W. Halderman, 66, of North Miami, FL, passed away Saturday Sept. 1 at his residence. He was born in Worthington on April 3, 1941 to Joseph Roscoe and Virginia (O'Neal) Halderman. He was a self-employed master locksmith for more than 20 years and a member of the American Locksmith Association...
Oletha Wilson (09/21/07)
Lowell Brewer (09/21/07)
Lowell Brewer, 95, of Franklin, passed away on Thursday, Sept.20, 2007 at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. Born June 30, 1912 in Clark Township, Indiana, he was the son of Harry H. and Derlin (Wheeling) Brewer. He was a graduate of Clark Township High School where he played basketball during the Fuzzy Vandivier coaching era. ...
George William Anderson (09/21/07)
George William Anderson, 79, of Route 4 Bloomfield, passed away 9:40 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Born September 27, 1927 in Solsberry, he was the son of John Walter and Amanda Ellen (Bough) Anderson. He was a electronic technician for RCA in Bloomington -- retiring in 1988. He was also a farmer...
April J. Hollers Flick (09/21/07)
April J. Hollers Flick, 34, of Kirksville, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2007 in Bloomington. Born March 31, 1973, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Gerald W. and Sandra (Garrison) Hollers. She had worked at CVS, Williams Bros. and Pammy's Diner...
Florence Josephine Chinn (09/20/07)
Florence Josephine Chinn, 94, of Linton and formerly of Owensburg, passed away 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Nov. 1, 1914 in Gentryville, she was the daughter of William and Nevilla (Miller) Walter. She was a homemaker and a member of the Holy Name Catholic Church in Bloomfield. She was a member of the Bunco Club and Delta Theta Tau...
Jack L. Wampler (09/20/07)
Jack L. Wampler, 59, of Toledo,OH passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2007, in Heartland of Holly Glen Care Center. He was born on February 8, 1948, in Linton, to George and Mary (Birdsall) Wampler. A U.S. Army Veteran, he served with the 101st Airborne in Vietnam from 1968 -- 1970. He was employed by General Motors for 30 years before retiring July 1, 2000. He was Past Master of Sylvania Pyramid Lodge F & AM, was also a 32nd degree Mason, and served on the board for the Rainbow Girls...
David "Dave" Charles Arnold (09/19/07)
David "Dave" Charles Arnold, 70, of Coalmont, passed away at 1:03 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born March 14, 1937 in Marion County, he is the son of Earl and Dorthea (Rau) Arnold. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served as an environmental engineer at MMS-A/E. He was a 32nd degree Mason at the William Penn Lodge and Scotish Rite of Terre Haute...
Jack E. "Dugger Jack" Cottingham (09/19/07)
Jack E. "Dugger Jack" Cottingham, 83, of Sullivan, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born Sept. 14, 1924 in Sullivan, he was the son of Frank Cottingham and Anna Bowers Cottingham. He was a member of the Iron Workers Local No. 439 in Terre Haute for 65 years, the Dugger Masonic Lodge, VFW in Sullivan, and American Legion Post No. 22 in Linton...
Roy Lee Miller (09/18/07)
Roy Lee Miller, 78, of Princeton and formerly of Linton, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2007, at The Waters of Princeton. He was born Jan. 19, 1929, in Linton, the son of Harvey Miller, Sr. and Pearl Mae (Best) Miller. He worked in auto sales, was a member of Hillside United Methodist Church in Princeton...
Juanita B. (England) Pruett (09/18/07)
Juanita B. (England) Pruett, 85, of Worthington and formerly of Bloomington, passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2007 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was retired from RCA in Bloomington. Survivors include her husband, Edward Pruett, and one son, Fred Baugh of Ellettsville...
Warren Harding Onken (09/17/07)
Warren Harding Onken, 85, of Mt. Sterling, KY and formerly of Linton, passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2007 at Windsor Care Center. He was born April 23 1922 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of Frederick Ludwig and Lillian M. Onken. He was publisher of the Mt. Sterling Advocate and formerly worked at the Linton Daily Citizen for many years...
Roy Miller (09/17/07)
Roy Miller, 78, of Princeton, passed away on Monday afternoon, Sept. 17, 2007, at The Waters of Princeton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel.
Gary Wayne Loffland (09/17/07)
Gary Wayne Loffland, 60, Lafayette, passed away 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. He was born September 7, 1946 in Linton, to Dale Warren and Dorothy (Wilkie) Loffland. Gary worked in the lab at Fairfield Manufacturing Co. in Lafayette...
James Truman Hudson (09/17/07)
James Truman Hudson, 85, Hendricksville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007. Born Nov. 23, 1921 near Hendricksville, he was the son of James and May 'Mommy May' (Eller) Hudson. A farmer by trade, he drove a school bus for 32 years and had the Hudson Insurance Agency for 26 years. He attended Union Church in Hendricksville...
Donna L. Eskew (09/17/07)
Donna L. Eskew, 66, formerly of Linton, passed away on Sept. 15, 2007 in Panama City, FL. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Linton.
Loyce DeLane Nikirk (09/16/07)
Loyce DeLane Nikirk, 59, of Bedford, passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 21, 1948, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Ralph and Jennie (McBride) Rainey. She married Russell Nikirk in 1973 and he survives. She retired from RCA in Bloomington after 35 years and then worked at T.I.S. Book Warehouse for several years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church...
James L. Shields (09/14/07)
Patsy (Mitchner) Smith (09/13/07)
Patsy (Mitchner) Smith, 66, of Solsberry, passed away at 2:11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Feb. 15, 1941, she was the daughter of Bart Mitchner and Ruth Robertson. Survivors include one daughter, Camilla Jo Hobbs; two sons, Rick Smith and Jack Smith; four sisters, Bonnie Bailey, Helen Jones, Ruby Bates and Shirley Christy; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
James A. "Jimmy" Patton Jr. (09/13/07)
James A. "Jimmy" Patton Jr., 25, of Bloomington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Survivors include his parents, James A. Patton Sr. and Cindy L. Patton of Bloomington; four sisters, Valerie Patton of Eddyville, Ky., Heather Shelton and Autumn Shelton, both of Bloomington, and Charity Sanders of Solsberry; and his biological mother, Nancy Murphy of Eddyville...
Hazel Marie Magner (09/13/07)
Hazel Marie Magner, 86, of Ellettsville, passed away 1:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 at The Waters in Martinsville. Born Jan. 9, 1921, in Robinson, Ill., she was the daughter of Hal S. and Gussie (Pleasant) White. She was retired from Bloomington Packing Co. She had worked as a bookkeeper for Dr. Stewart at Town & Country Veterinarian Clinic and at Owen, Monroe Feeder Sale Barn...
James C. Mitten (09/11/07)
James C. Mitten, 84, of Canyon Lake, Calif., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007. Born in Duluth, Minn., on Aug. 5, 1923, he grew up in Linton where he enjoyed his favorite pastime, fishing, and was involved in the Boy Scouts of America and became an Eagle Scout. He served as a Merchant Seaman during World War II, graduated from Rose Hulman Polytechnic Institute in Terre Haute and was an engineer for 25 years prior to attaining his law degree and practicing in Hemet for 27 years...
Marie Mitchell (09/11/07)
Marie Mitchell, 104, of Linton and formerly of Ellettsville, passed away at 8:24 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 10 in Greene County. Born Jan. 20, 1903 in Midland, she was the daughter of Allen and Orpha (Corbley) McCain. She married Cleo Otho Mitchell in December 1959...
Ruth Marie Baker (09/10/07)
Ruth Marie Baker, 92, of Linton, passed away at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Nov. 17, 1914 in Greene County, she was the the daughter of Mary Watson-Timmons. She owned & operated the Frosty Bar, which served soft ice cream in Linton, with her husband in the late 1950's through the 1960's. She was a homemaker and a lifetime member of Eastern Star in Linton...
Bertha A. Templeton (09/10/07)
Bertha A. Templeton, 73, of Linton, passed away at 10:04 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Feb. 6, 1934, in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Samuel Thomas and Agnes (Hatfield) Parks. She retired from General Electric after 25 years. She was a member of Faithway Bible Church in Worthington...
Karolyn K. Nierste Jordan (09/10/07)
Lester E. Davis (09/10/07)
Lester E. Davis, 86, of Bloomington, passed away at 11:50 a.m. Saturday, September 8, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Born March 4, 1921 in Linton, he was the son of Samuel R. and Bertha (Adkins) Davis. He was a shop planner for sheet metal work at NWSC Crane. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II and a member of the Newark Pentecostal Church...
Larry J. Rupp (09/09/07)
Larry J. Rupp, 66, of Lyons passed away at 8:50 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Dec. 7, 1940 in Bloomington,he was the son of Robert E. & Jessie L. Rupp. He was a 1959 graduate of the Indiana Solders & Sailors Children's Home in Knightstown...
Bradley Ray Pearman (09/09/07)
Bradley Ray Pearman, 60, of Worthington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007 at his residence. Born March 22, 1947 at Clinton, he was the son of Ray Pearman and Mona Kaufman Pearman. A teacher, he formerly taught at Hymera Junior High School in the Northeast Sullivan School District. For many years, he has been an active supporter of Shawnee Summer Theatre in Bloomfield...
Eloyse F. (Stringer) Shaw (09/07/07)
Eloyse F. (Stringer) Shaw, 72, of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5 at her residence. Born March 31, 1935, in Columbia, Miss., she was the daughter of Larkin and Bernice (Baker) Stringer. She was retired from Cook Inc. with 20 years of service. She also worked at RCA. She was a member of the Liberty Church of Christ and the Good Sam's Camping Club...
Maurice E. "Brock" Brockman (09/07/07)
Maurice E. "Brock" Brockman, 85, of Bloomington recently passed away Monday, Sept. 3, 2007 away at his home. Born in Alexandria, he was the son of Lova and Charles Brockman. He was a lifelong lover of learning, starting with George Williams College and concluding his education at Christian Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. In 1973, he was ordained an elder with the United Methodist Church...
Gary Wayne Loffland (09/06/07)
Gary Wayne Loffland, 60, Lafayette, passed away 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. He was born September 7, 1946 in Linton, to Dale Warren and Dorothy (Wilkie) Loffland. He worked in the lab at Fairfield Manufacturing Co. in Lafayette...
Brenda E. Love (09/05/07)
Brenda E. Love, 90, of Linton, passed away at 12:02 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born Aug. 17, 1917, the daughter of Paul and Mary (Plew) Darnell. She was a member of Saron United Church of Christ in Linton and was a housekeeper for Dr. Ben Raney...
Clifford W. Zimmerman (09/04/07)
Clifford W. Zimmerman, 91, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:43 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 at Greene County General Hospital. Born May 21, 1916 in Jasonville, he was the son of Archie and Nancy Jane Zimmerman. A U.S. Army veteran during World War II, he fought in the Battle of Bulge and earned three Purple Hearts...
Mabel Gene Tennant (09/04/07)
Mabel Gene Tennant, 86, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007, at Greene County General Hospital. Born in Coal City on Oct. 2, 1920, she was the daughter of Charles W. and Minnetta Pearl (Blackketter) Van Horn. In 1947, she married Malcolm L. Tennant, who passed away in 1993...
Rev. John E. Like (09/04/07)
Rev. John E. Like, 68, of Linton, passed away Monday, September 3, 2007, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born on December 29, 1938, he was the son of Euell and Ada L. (English) Like. On August 15, 1964, he married Joeann S. Miller. He was a local pastor with United Methodist Church in the South Indiana Conference retiring in 2005...
Lonnie Shan Krause (09/03/07)
Lonnie Shan Krause, 48, of Harrison, Mich. and formerly of Sullivan and Linton, passed away Sunday, August 26, 2007, at his home. Born in Rantoul, Illinois, on June 28, 1959, he was the son of Edward E. and Patricia L. (Meng) Krause. He served in the United States Army and had resided in Harrison since 1997, coming from Florida...
William J. "Bill" Quinlan (09/03/07)
William J. "Bill" Quinlan,79, Jasonville passed away at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007 at his residence. Born April 11, 1928 in Delmar, IA, he was the son of Clement and Catherine M. (Welsh) Quinlan. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the University of Iowa wrestling team...
Billy L. Jackson (09/02/07)
Billy L. Jackson, 78, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007 at Garden Villa Convalescent Center in Bloomington. Funeral service will be conducted graveside at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the family plot of the cemetery...
Betty J. Bough (09/02/07)
Betty J. Bough, 62, of Shoals, passed away Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 at the White River Lodge in Bedford. She was retired from Decora in Jasper. Survivors include two sons, Terry Bough and Jack Bough, both of Shoals; two brothers, Larry Tomey of Bloomfield and Bill Thomas of Scotland; and three sisters, Mary Wade of Bedford, Carol Byrer of Odon, and Linda Thomas of Vincennes...
Keith L. May (09/02/07)
Fred W. Couch (09/01/07)
Fred W. Couch, 74, of Bloomington, died on Friday, Aug. 31,2007 at Bloomington Hospital. A retired minister, he served the Christian Church for more than 45 years in Indiana, Illinois and Ohio prior to retirement. Following retirement from the full-time ministry, he served area churches on an interim basis and also worked for Marsh grocery...