Obituaries from December 2007
Flossie Irene Greenwood
Flossie Irene Greenwood, 87, of Worthington, passed away 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born March 7, 1920 in Elnora, to Zack and May (Faith) Phillips. She was a homemaker and attended First Baptist Church in Worthington...
Helen Elaine (Wagner) Cooper
Helen Elaine (Wagner) Cooper, 76, of Linton, passed away at 4 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 26, 1931, in Sandborn, the daughter of William and Joy (Anderson) Wagner. She was a member of the Howesville Church of God Prophecy, worked at RCA in Bloomington and retired from General Electric in Linton...
Etta Marie (Hollingworth) Walton
Etta Marie (Hollingworth) Walton, 79, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007, at her residence in Shelbyville. She was born May 18, 1928, in Linton, the daughter of Mark & Glyde Alice (Thomas) Hollingworth. She was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 70, and Shelby County Extension Homemakers Mailbox Club...
Ruth A. Baker-Vaughn-Hubble
Ruth A. Baker-Vaughn-Hubble, 82 of Linton, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007 at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born in Martin County on July 5, 1925, the daughter of Alfred "Alf" and Charlotte Cordell "Cordie" (Marfield) Beasley...
Lillian J. Sinders
Lillian J. Sinders, 103, of Jasonville and formerly of Worthington, passed away 7:25 p.m.. Friday, December 28, 2007, at the home of her daughter. She was born April 13, 1904 in Clay County, to David and Saluda (Fulk) Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of Worthington Christian Church She was formerly a member of Pleasant Bethel United Methodist Church at Arney,. She was formerly a 4-H Leader in Owen County...
Lillian Sinders, 103, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 20078 at her daughter's residence in Midland.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Worthington Chapel.
John R. Nemeth
John R. Nemeth, 51, of Linton and formerly of South Bend, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Born on June 2, 1956 in South Bend, he was the son of John P. and Martha (Phillips) Nemeth. Surviving are his father, John P. Nemeth of Linton; two sisters Cheryl Conway of Ricon, GA and Theresa Farren of Austin, TX; and a brother, Vincent Nemeth of Bloomfield...
Jessie Ray Burton
Jessie Ray Burton, 80, of Bloomfield passed away on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007 at his residence. Born Dec. 17, 1927 at Indianapolis, he was the son of Calvin Burton and Claudine Bowers Burton. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a graduate of Warren Central High School and employed with Linkbelt for 25 years. The family moved to Bloomfield in 1961...
James H. "Jim" Brown
James H. "Jim" Brown, 78, of Elkhart, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at his residence. Born Jan. 22, 1929 in Marco, he was the son of George W. "Tim" and Mary E. Harris Brown. He was a history teacher and school board administrator for the Oaklawn, IL for more than 34 years -- retiring in 1986. ...
Frieda Coe (Greenwood) Tincher
Frieda Coe (Greenwood) Tincher, 93, of Linton, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Jan. 26, 1914, in Patricksburg, the daughter of Simon Walton and Fanny Elzora (Miller) Greenwood...
Floyd R. Hunter
Floyd R. Hunter, 77, of Poland, passed away at Monroe Hospital December 25, 2007. He was born June 6, 1930 in Indianapolis to John R and Myrtle (Dove) Hunter. He was an Army Veteran serving in Germany. He was a machinist at Central Supply in Indianapolis for more than 30 years and was a member at Garrard Chapel where he was involved in the Labor of Christ and church board...
Lula L. Army
Lula L. Army, 74, Kokomo, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 24, 2007, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born August 22, 1933, in Dugger, the daughter of William Archie and Ruby (Reed) Cazzell. In July of 1953, she married Richard D. Army, who preceded her in death...
Geneva Arthur, 95, of Bloomfield, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007 at Richard Bean Blossom Health Care Center in Ellettsville. Born September 30, 1912 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Robert and Lizzie (Barge) Minks. She was a homemaker and a member of the interdenominational church...
Oneta L. Noel
Oneta L. Noel, 80, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday Dec. 26, 2007 at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. Born March 19, 1927 in Calvertville, she was the daughter of Charles B. and Ona (Hunter) Crites. She worked at NSWC Crane in the ordnance department, and she worked at Pielemeier Pharmacy in Bloomfield. She was also employed as a teacher's aid at Bloomfield school. She was a member of the Concord General Baptist Church in rural Bloomfield...
Betty Pauline Seibert
Betty Pauline Seibert, 83, of Indianapolis passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007. Born May 2, 1924 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Hubert and Martha Corwin. She worked for Eli Lilly for 14 1/2 years and later worked for Caregivers and Homemakers in Greenwood until retiring three years ago. She is a member of the Southwood Assembly Church...
Alice M. Morrison
Alice M. Morrison, 42, of Linton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. A life-long resident of Linton, she born on Jan. 2, 1965, the daughter of Charles Edward and Virginia Rose (Burdine) Morrison. She was a homemaker and mother of three children, still at home...
Billy Woody Landis
Billy Woody Landis, 78, of Switz City, passed away at 6:51 p.m., Dec. 24, 2007 at his residence. Born Jan. 2, 1929 in Switz City. He was the son of Will and Epsie (Woody) Landis. He was employed by Westinghouse/ABB in Bloomington in the supply and shipping department. A U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War, he was a member of the Switz City Full Gospel Church...
Kenneth Groomer, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, 2007 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Jan.25, 1928 in Greene County, he was the son of Tom and Mollie (Flake) Groomer. He worked at Russ Hord's service station for 15 years and drove a school bus for Solsberry, Bloomfield and Eastern for 52 years. He was a carpenter and the Weights & Measures Officer in Greene County. He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Church in Bloomfield...
Marjorie H. Parker Raines
Marjorie H. Parker Raines, 96, of Jasonvillle, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007 at her residence. She was born July 4, 1911 in Clay County, the daughter of Ethel M. Parker Smith. She married husband, Orval J. Raines on Sept. 17, 1932. He died Jan. 17, 1969...
Gerald E. Stone
Gerald E. Stone, 89, of Vicksburg, passed away Thursday at 9:30 p.m. at Greene County General Hospital. He was born in Vicksburg on June 6, 1918, to Charles A. and Lula A. Price Stone. He was retired from General Electric Company, and was a member of the Vicksburg Bethel Baptist Church...
Rochelle A. Picou
Rochelle A. (Cain) Picou, 36, of Solsberry, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2007 at her residence after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Carrol L. "Buck" Cain and LeAnna K. (Miller) Cain of Solsberry. She graduated from Eastern High School in 1990 and from Ivy Tech in 1992. She attended Indiana University. She had been employed at Indiana University as both a staff member and adjunct faculty member...
Sherry A. Vogler
JASPER -- Sherry A. Vogler, 53, of Jasper, passed away at 5 a.m. on Friday at her home in Jasper. She was born in Linton on Oct. 23, 1954 to Russell and Virginia (Haffley) Pankey. She married Sylvester Vogler on May 28, 1982. She was homemaker and a hairdresser and formerly worked at Jasper Bowling Alley...
Alice M. Morrison
Alice M. Morrison, 42, of Linton, passed away Thursday, Dec., 20, 2007, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.
Funeral arrangements are pendng at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com...
George L. Dowden Jr.
George L. Dowden Jr. 54, of Indianapolis, passed away at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at his residence. Born April 28, 1953 in Linton, he was the son of George L. Sr. and Betty J. (Shonk) Dowden. He was a self-employed mechanic. Surviving relatives include: his children, Hope Dowden of Indianapolis, Brittany Dowden of Lebanon, Brenda Dowden, and George Dowden III, both of Tucson, AZ; his mother, Betty J. ...
Thelma Avon (Calvert) Sharr
Thelma Avon (Calvert) Sharr, 93, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday Dec. 19, 2007 at her residence. Born July 16, 1914 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Pearl (Secrest) Calvert. She was a homemaker and a member of the Newark General Baptist Church and attended the Mt. Calvary Church in Bloomfield...
Ronald L. "Ron" Stone
Ronald L. "Ron" Stone, 74, of Worthington, passed away 11:12 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Sept. 30, 1933, Linton to Victor and Virginia (Ellis) Stone. Ron worked at Country Mark, formerly HOCO Service Station for almost 30 years in Worthington. He was a member of Worthington Church of Christ, Lions Club, Odd Fellows Lodge and Masonic Lodge No. 577 F. & A. M...
Julia Ernestine Orman
Julia Ernestine Orman, 72, of Lyons, passed away at 5:10 a.m.Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 at her residence. Born May 10. 1935 in Vigo County, she ws the daughrter of Lester and Bonnie M. Copeland. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: a daughter, Joyce (John) White of Lyons; a son Glenn (Sherry) Orman of Jasonville; sisters, Beulah Presnell and Hallie Higgenbotham of Prarieton; a brother, Leoance Copeland of Rockville; grandchildren, Zondra and Mike Bailey of Lyons, Glenn and Brandi Orman of Lyons, Brian Thompson of Clay Citry; great-grandchildren, Meagan and Cole Bailey, Danielle Orman and Ashley Orman.. ...
Rosalinda "Roz" Eileen Patton
Rosalinda "Roz" Eileen Patton, 49, of Bloomfield passed away on Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 at her residence. Born March 29, 1958 at Aurora IL to Clifford Young and Claire Mae (Bare) Young. She was a Machine Operator with Sunrise Publications of Bloomington and they have established a memorial fund in her name. Donations may be made through any Peoples State Bank Branch...
Mabel I. Moreno
Mabel I. Moreno, 77, of Linton, passed away at 1:12 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Feb. 18, 1930, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Alvin and Mary (Williams) Macha. She formerly worked at the Jasonville Cord Factory and the Salvation Army Thrift Shop and currently was employed at the Linton SuperWal-Mart Center for the past 10 years. She was active with the Salvation Army for many years...
Hubert D. Justus
Hubert D. Justus, 80, of Linton, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Switz City on March 3, 1927, the son of Frankie, Jr. and Margaret Doris (Mills) Justus. He was a United States Navy veteran, serving in World War II. ...
Oscar H. Russell
Oscar H. Russell, 80, of Jasonville, passed away at 10 a.m. Sunday at his residence. Born July 1, 1927 in Clay County, he was the son of John Edward and Maude Elsie (Morse) Russell. A U.S. Army of World War II, he had worked on the railroad during the early years of construction and was a supervisor/set-up man for Keller Chair Factory and worked at Worthington Packing Company for seven years. He was a member Linton VFW and Moose Lodge...
Glenna C. Brewer
Glenna C. Brewer, 84, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 at her residence. Born Jan. 14, 1923 in Wilmington. VT, she was the daughter of Irene Farmer Colby. She was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include: two sons, John S. Brewer of Bloomfield and James A. Brewer of Bloomington; a daughter, Lisa Russell of Bloomington; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Carolyn Sue (Miller) Baker
Carolyn Sue (Miller) Baker, 66, of Bloomfield, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2007 at her residence. Born June 20, 1941 in Clay County, she was the daughter of Arnold and Kathryn (Burris) Miller. A1959 graduate from Coalmont high school, she was a homemaker also formerly employed at Chaney's Clothing and Pielemeier Drug stores in Bloomfield. ...
Martha Ellen Burdette
Martha Ellen Burdette, 86, of Linton, passed away at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007 at Linton Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born Oct. 25, 1921 in London, KY to Steven and Minnie Overbay Robinson
Rosilinda "Roz" Eileen Patton
Rosilinda "Roz" Eileen Patton, of near Bloomfield, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2007 . Arrangements are pending at Nathan Butler Funeral Home in Worthington.
Ruth C. Turk
Ruth C. Turk, 87 of Medina, OH, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007 at the Life Care Center of Medina. She was born in Buffalo, NY on Feb. 28, 1920, the daughter of Everett and Ethel (Abelm) Haentges. She was a homemaker. She is survived by her two sons, Kenneth Turk and his wife, Camilla, of Medina, OH, and Robert Turk and his wife, Cynthia, of Litchfield, OH; a daughter, Donna Brookover and her husband, Doug, of Elyria, OH; three grandchildren, Brian (Jami) Turk, Angela (Josh) Adkins and Lane Turk, and four great-grandchildren, Crystal, Elijah, Elizabeth and Samuel Turk.. ...
Alice E. DeCourcy
Alice E. DeCourcy, 89, Franklin, passed away at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2007, at the Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin. She was born in Wright Township in Greene County on Oct. 18, 1918, the daughter of William D. and Effie (Pope) Bredeweg...
Carl Richard LeDune
Carl Richard LeDune, 65, of Carlisle, passed away at 4:53 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12,. 2007 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Dec. 25, 1941in Sullivan County, he was the son of John E. and Lela Trimble LeDune. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was employed at Grower's Coop in Sullivan...
Mary Lou Christenberry Tucker
Mary Lou Christenberry Tucker, 73, of Rock Hill, SC, passed away Monday, December 10, 2007 at Piedmont Medical Center. A native of Owen County, she was a daughter of the late Howard Christenberry and the late Geneva Haysley Christenberry. She was a member of NewKirk Baptist Church where she served on the flower and social care committees. She retired from Clinton Tindal Ford as secretary for 18 years...
Steven T. Cox
Steven T. Cox, 82, of Linton and formerly of Carlisle, passed away at 7:47 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2007 at his residence. Born Dec. 22, 1924 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Arthur and Adelia Bedwell Cox. He was a self-employed plumber, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a member of VFW Post No. 2459 in Sullivan and American Legion Post No. 22 of Linton...
Evelyn Jane Carpenter
Evelyn Jane Carpenter, 55, Route 5, Bloomfield, passed away at 9:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis after a six-year fight with cancer. Born May 3, 1952 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Ralph Love and Martha Wagner...
Doris Imogene Garrett
Doris Imogene Garrett, 67, of Lewis, passed away at 9:17 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2007 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born Aug. 11, 1940 in Dugger to William and Dochia (Pitcher) Cullison McCoy She previously worked at General Electric in Linton, Keller Chair Factory in Linton and Wood's Wire in Jasonville. She is a member of Jasonville Church of God, where she served as pianist for 25 years...
Shirley Mae McNabb Speas
Shirley Mae McNabb Speas, 70, of Russellville, passed away at St Clare Medical Center Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007 at 12:45 a.m. She was born Sept. 3, 1937, at Burns City, IN to Hallie James and Lestel Pearl Inman McNabb. She married Leonard Dean Speas Nov. 6, 1960, at Scotland, IN and he survives...
Kelly Jo Collins Everhart
Kelly Jo Collins Everhart, 47, Hymera, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 at her residence. Born Nov. 18, 1960 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Ralph and Connie Stines Collins. Survivors include: her mother and step-father, Jerry and Connie Alumbaugh of Hymera; a special friend, Nelson Seay of Shelburn; three sons, Matthew Thompson of Shelburn, Nick Faught and Levi Faught of Hymera; four brothers, Ralph T. ...
Phyllis R. Norris
Phyllis R. Norris, 65, of Bloomfield and formally of Martin County, FL passed away at 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1942 in Robinson, IL she was the daughter of Raymond B. and Marjorie (Stanfield) Espy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cincinnati Christian Church. She belonged to the Treasured Friends Club, and the Sunshine Homemakeres Club in Florida where she was a county and state officer...
Richard L. Hauser
Richard L. Hauser, 83, of Patricksburg, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 at Bloomington Hospital. He worked 27 years at Rostone Corp. in Spencer and then several years in shipping at Cook Urological in Spencer, retiring in 1990. He was an Army veteran of World War II...
Keith "Doozy" O. Hoffer
Keith "Doozy" O. Hoffer, 76, Atwood, IN , passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007 at 3:07 p.m. from injuries sustained in an automobile accident He was born Nov. 7, 1931 in Kosciusko County, to Cloyce Hoffer and Bernice (Detwiler) Hoffer, who are both deceased...
Anita B. Morland
Anita B. Morland, 89, of Mequon, WI formerly of Valparaiso, IN and Sheboygan, WI, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007.
She was born Sept. 14, 1918 in Parlier, Calif. the daughter of Bruce C. and Nellie Hawthorne.
Ellen Gibbs Warth
Ellen Gibbs Warth, 85, of Spring Hill, TN passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 4. She was the former secretary to Tenneesee Gov. Frank Clement. Survivors include: daughters, Cathy Hadley, Marianne Davis, Jeanne (Dave) Swenson, Francine (Steve) Pemberton; foster son, John Thomas; grandchildren, Corey, Brian and Jodie Davis, Laura Hadley, Kyle and Jessica Swenson, Kristen and Aaron Pemberton; a brother, William Alton Gibbs; several nieces and nephews...
Carrie Lee Pilant
Carrie Lee Pilant, 84, of Lewis, passed away at 5:34 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born June 7, 1947 in Clay County, she was the daughter of Otis and Leona (Snellenberger) Mullens. A 1942 graduate of Coalmont High Schools, she homemaker and a member of the Friendly Grove Baptist Church where she was active in the ladies missionary circle...
Samuel Ottis Noel
Samuel Ottis Noel. 47, Bloomington, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007 at his residence. Born June 5, 1960 at Linton, he was the son of Pastor Marion Noel and Oneta Luiza Crites Noel. He is survived by his parents; siblings, Mark Noel,Trudy (Jeff) Skidmore and Deborah (Dennis) Noel-Harshman.
Marcus "Mark" Emery
Marcus "Mark" Emery, 70, of Bloomfield passed away at 8:48 a.m. on Dec. 4, 2007 at his residence. Born Oct. 21, 1937 in Greene County, he was the son of Virgil and Ruth (Carnegie) Emery. A 1955 graduate of Scotland High School, he was retired from RCA/Thompson's Consumer Electronics in Bloomington as a fork lift driver. He was a member of the Mansions in Heaven Church in Bloomfield...
Ramona Diane Weber
Ramona Diane Weber, 51, of Linton, passed away at 2:29 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2007, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born in Greene County on Aug. 20, 1956, the daughter of Richard Wendell and Janice Fern (Reed) Tally. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Vicksburg...
Virginia "Jacci" Jacqueline Montgomery
Virginia "Jacci" Jacqueline Montgomery, 66, of Linton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Maryland on Sept. 21, 1941, the daughter of Hugh and Virginia Elsie (King) McNally. She was a retired insurance agent for Western-Southern Life Insurance Company in Bloomington. ...
Charles L. Marquart
Charles L. Marquart, 79, Cloverdale, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2007 at his residence. Born in Linton on June 8, 1928, he was the son of Albert and Elsie (Schwartz) Marquart. A U.S. Army veteran, he had been a correctional officer at Putnamville Correctional Facility. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Cunot...
Cynthia Ann (McCombs) Anderson
Cynthia Ann (McCombs) Anderson, 48, of Linton, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at her sister's residence in Lyons. She was born in Sullivan on Sept. 19, 1959, the daughter of Clarence and Janet L. (Clark) McCombs. She was a 1977 graduate of L & M High School, and graduated from Ivy Tech College in May, 2006 with a degree in business administration. ...