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Obituaries from January 2008

Harold 'Ed' Williams (01/31/08)
Harold 'Ed' Williams, 62, of Linton, passed away Monday, Jan., 28, 2008. He was born in Lebanon on March 12, 1945, to Donald F. Sr., and Martha June (Snow) Williams. On June 7, 1963, Ed married Lou Ella Myers. He was a machinist, by trade, and retired in 1998...
Ronald W. Hallett (01/31/08)
Ronald W. Hallett, 66, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 at Linton Nursing and Rehab. He was born on June 30, 1941, to Charles H. and Flossie Naomi (Chastain) Hallett in Carlisle, IN. He was a maintenance mechanic and retired in 2002. Survivors include his daughters, Susan Anderson of Linton, Robin Crost and Christian Kester, both of Sullivan; five sons, Larry Morton of Jasonville, Brian Morton of Sandborn, Steve Morton of Owensville, Les Morton of Bloomfield and Kevin Hallett of Sullivan; two brothers, John Hallett of Fort Myers, FL and Jerry Hallett of Bicknell; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.. ...
Mildred Marie (Kohr) Cravens (01/31/08)
Mildred Marie (Kohr) Cravens, 92, of Linton, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 30, 2008, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born March 1, 1915, in Winchester, Kentucky, the daughter of Ralph S. and LouEtta (Couch) Kohr...
Mae Colvin (01/31/08)
Mae Colvin, 86, of Loogootee, passed away at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 at the Martin County Health Care and Rehab Center in Loogootee. She was born Nov. 1, 1922 in Martin County to Ross Dillion and Elizabethy Smith Dillon. A homemaker she had worked at the former Loogootee Textile and was a member of St. Johnson's Catholic Church in Loogootee...
Betty Marie Schantz (01/31/08)
Betty Marie Schantz, 75, of Bloomfield and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. Born March 21, 1932 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Fred and Lucille (Mullis) Rollison. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethany Christian Church...
Ruth J. Asdell (01/30/08)
Ruth J. Asdell, 89, of Bloomington, passed away at Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 at Brown County Health & Living Center in Nashville. Born Jan. 11, 1919 in Greene County, she was the daughter of George D. and Haddie (Bynum) Blackmore. A retired school teacher, she was a active member of United Presbyterian Church, Tri Kappa and D.A.R...
Walter E. West (01/29/08)
Walter E. West Walter E. West, 77, of Linton and formerly of Jasonville, passed away at 9 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2008 at his residence. Born March 22, 1930 in Clay County, he was the son of Orval T West and Flossie M (Raley) West. He had had worked in the pressroom for Terre Haute Tribune, Indianapolis Star News, and the Herald Bulletin in Anderson where he retired. He was a member of the Linton Church of Christ, Jasonville American Legion Post No.172 and the Linton Moose Lodge...
Gary J. Birch (01/29/08)
Gary J. Birch, 73, of Princeton and formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 2:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 at The Waters in Princeton. Born n Cass on May 9, 1934, he was the son of James and Dorothy Alumbaugh Birch. He was a member of the Sullivan Christian Church, Kiwanis Club in Princeton and Jaycees in Sullivan...
Walter E. West (01/28/08)
Walter E. West, 77, of Linton and formerly of Jasonville passed away Monday, Jan. 28 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville.
Laura Opal Young (01/28/08)
Laura Opal Young, 86, of Bloomington passed away Monday, Jan. 28, 2008 at Garden Villa of Bloomington. She was born February 15, 1921 in Solsberry to Frank and Vina (Britton) Fowler. She worked at RCA in Bloomington for 21 years and then 10 years at Chi Omega Sorority at Indiana University. She was a member of the Unionville Church of Christ and the Women's Sewing Circle, the Senior Citizens of Karst Park and the Senior Citizens of Ellettsville...
Charles William Thompson, Jr. (01/28/08)
Charles Williams Thompson, Jr., 87, of Murray, KY passed away at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008 at Calloway County Hospital in Murray. Born July 1, 1920 in Bloomfield to Walter Gobel Thompson and Ara Ellen Boswell Thompson. he was a retired farmer and founder and owner of Ginger Creek Campground and Marina in Model, IN. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a 50-year Mason. He was a member of Martin's Chapel United Methodist Church and belonged to the American Legion for 63-years...
Billy Nance Page (01/28/08)
Billy Nance Page, 82, of Loogootee, passed away at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008 at his residence. Born July 20, 1925, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of John R. and Billie (Coomes) Page. He served in the U.S. Navy and Air Force in World War II, Korean War and volunteered for service in Vietnam. He retired from the Air Force in 1964 after 21 years of service. He retired from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane in 1981 after 17 years of service...
Timothy Ray Fulk, Sr. (01/28/08)
Timothy Ray Fulk, Sr., 40, of Madison, passed away on Friday, Jan. 25, 2008 in Dearborn County, Indiana. Born Jan. 22, 1968 in Brazil, he was the son of Harry James and Gloria Austina (Jordan) Fulk. He lived most of his life in Patricksburg, attended Owen Valley High School and moved to Madison in 2002...
Virginia Archer (01/28/08)
Virginia Archer, 84, of Lyons, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2008 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. She was born, Aug 29, 1923 in Greene County, the daughter of Elby and Nettie Flory Bland. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Dugger...
Betty L. Burke (01/28/08)
Betty L. Burke, 75, of Linton and formerly of Coalmont, passed away at 10:43 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, at the Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 23, 1932, in Coalmont, the daughter of Sylvester and Ina May (Royer) Gorby. She was retired from NSWC Crane and was a homemaker...
Nettie Hamilton (01/27/08)
Nettie Hamilton, 74, of Lyons passed away at 2:08 p.m. on Sunday January 27, 2008 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born February 12, 1933 in Spencer, she was the daughter of Charles and Iris Stevens. She was a retired nurse from Greene County General Hospital in Linton...
Julia E. Miller (01/25/08)
Julia E. Miller, 85, of Bedford, passed away 5:19 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008 at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford. Born July 9, 1922 in Oolitic, she was the daughter of James and Elsie (Truster) Hatfield. She was a homemaker and a member of the Solsberry Order of Eastern Star...
Junior Eugene Farr (01/24/08)
Junior Eugene Farr, 77, of Solsberry, passed away 10:06 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. Born May 23, 1930, in Bloomington, he was the son of Dale Eugene and Mary R. (Barlow) Farr. He had worked for Mayflower Movers and was retired from Red Ball Movers...
Vanessa Lou Thompson (01/23/08)
Vanessa Lou Thompson, 73, of Dugger, passed away at 6:42 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born in Dugger on Nov. 19, 1933, the daughter of Ollie Terhune and Flora Borders Terhune. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Dugger, received her Associates Degree in Nursing at Vincennes University, and retired as Director of Nurses at Sullivan Convalescent Center...
Jeannine McKee (01/22/08)
Jeannine McKee, 72, of Jasonville and formerly of Linton, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at her residence. She was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Zanesville, OH, the daughter of Lester and Freda (Rucker) Moore. She worked at J. C. Penney in Linton, retiring after 18 years of service. She was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church of Linton and attended the Linton First Baptist Church. She was also member of Moose Lodge and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, both of Linton...
Dorothy J. Eckland-Griffin (01/22/08)
Dorothy J. Eckland-Griffin, 80, of Fort Worth, Texas, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, January 18, 2008, at a Fort Worth hospital. Born May 28, 1927, in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Roscoe and Minnie (Bland) Bays. She was a retired real estate sales agent...
Jerry Scott (01/21/08)
Jerry Scott, 71, of Linton, passed away at 3 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008 at his residence. Born Sept. 19, 1936 in Dugger, he is the son of Cecil and Esther Dix Scott. He was retired from Allomatic in Sullivan. Survivors include: one brother, James L. Scott of Malberry, FL; a sister, Agnes Goodman, of Dugger; and nieces and nephews...
Charles R. "Pete" Cassida (01/21/08)
Charles R. "Pete" Cassida, 83, of Linton, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at the Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born on May 9, 1924, the son of Carl and Ada Cassida. He was a graduate of Patricksburg High School. He owned and operated C & C Gift Shop and the Linton Drive-In for several years. He enjoyed leather crafting and Indian jewelry...
Phyllis Sims (01/20/08)
Phyllis Sims, 62, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born October 30, 1945, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Helen (Purtlebaugh) Arthur. She was a homemaker and had been employed as a cook at Indiana University and The Office Lounge...
Wilma (Groomer) Hackler (01/20/08)
Wilma (Groomer) Hackler, 68, of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She had worked at PRD Inc. in Bedford. Survivors include: two daughters, Judy Elliott of DeBary, Fla., and Janis Tincher of Mitchell; her father, Everett Groomer of Greene County; one brother, Roger Groomer of Greene County; and three sisters, Betty Workman of Bloomfield, Brenda Manion of Bloomfield and Barbara Epeards of Solsberry...
Betty Lou Stone (01/20/08)
Betty Lou Stone, 62, of Bloomington, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2008, at her residence. She was born on Dec. 2, 1945, in Unionville, to Bert Halstead and Lena Francis Ray. She graduated Bloomington High School in 1962 and retired from General Electric in 2000...
Dorothy F. "Dot" Bedwell (01/17/08)
Dorothy F. "Dot" Bedwell Dorothy F. "Dot" Bedwell, 85, of Jasonville, passed away at 10:35 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008 at Meadows Manor East in Terre Haute. Her husband, James "Junior" Bedwell, who died July 21, 1993, on Sept.13, 1941 in a double ceremony with her sister, Mary Belle, who married Don Cutts of Sullivan...
Brandon Joseph House (01/17/08)
Brandon Joseph House, one-day-old, of Dugger, passed away at 11:54 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008 at St. Vincent Women's Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Linton at 4:07 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, the son of Richard "Ricky" E. House and Clarissa J. Moorefield...
Brandon House (01/16/08)
Brandon House, one-day-old, of Linton passed away Wednesday at St. Vincent's Women's Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Emma Leota Morrison (01/15/08)
Emma Leota Morrison, 83, of Linton, passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 15, 2008, at her residence. She was born in Linton on Feb. 18, 1924, the daughter of Elmer and Alta (Roberts) Davis. She was a homemaker and was lifelong member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Linton where she taught the Altruist class at the church for several years...
Maxine Ketchem (01/15/08)
Maxine Ketchem, 91, of Lyons, passed away 12:04 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born March 1, 1916 in Carlisle, she was the daughter of William and Mildred (Williams) Patterson. She was a homemaker and worked for the Bloomfield Woolen Mill. She was a member of Lyons United Methodist Church...
Joan Sue Jerrell (01/14/08)
Joan Sue Jerrell, 50, of Linton and formerly of Worthington, passed away at 11:43 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2008, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. She was born Jan. 24, 1957, in Gary, the daughter of Louis W. and Mary A. (Goodwin) Sparks. She had worked at Worthington Wire Company and previously at Greene County General Hospital in Linton as a dietary aide. She attended Switz City Full Gospel Church...
Theone Clark (01/14/08)
Theone Clark, 88, of Linton and formerly of Evansville, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born May 24, 1919, in Christopher, IL, the daughter of Clay and Kate (Council) McMurray. She moved to Linton in 1993 from Evansville. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Evansville...
Hazel L. (Gillham) Fuller (01/14/08)
Hazel L. (Gillham) Fuller, 89, of Koleen, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born Sept. 11, 1918 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Jacob A. and Josephine (Riggle) Gillham. She worked at RCA in Bloomington for 28 1/2 years retiring in 1978. She was a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church...
Gloria J. "Jeanie" Bunch (01/11/08)
Gloria J. "Jeanie" Bunch, 75, of Linton passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at Kindred Hospital in Greenwood. She was born on Dec. 14, 1933, in Linton to George and Emma (Moore) Houldson. On Dec.15, 1951, she married Walter E. Bunch, who preceded her in death in September of 1994...
Virginia R. Krost (01/09/08)
Virginia R. Krost, 83, of Indianapolis, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008. Born May 12, 1924 in Newberry, she was the daughter of Norvel and Nora J. Malone. She is survived by her children, Cecelia Krost and Michael (Roberta) Krost; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Marjorie Brookshire and Ethel Cox; brothers, Lee and Ralph Malone; several nieces and nephews...
Audra M. Jones (01/09/08)
Audra M. Jones, 95, of Hymera, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2008 at the Linton Nursing and Rehab Center. She has recently lived with her daughter in Switz City. Born in 1913 at Bicknell, she was the daughter of Patrick Ira and Cecil Davis O'Hara...
Ralph R. Barnhart (01/09/08)
Ralph R. Barnhart, 91, of Indianapolis and formerly of Cloverdale, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at Forest Creek Village in Indianapolis. Born Sept. 10, 1916 in Coalmont, he was the son of Oscar and Ethyl Bessie (Clark) Barnhart. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired truck driver for National By-Products of Indianapolis...
Fern (Resler) Crody (01/09/08)
Fern (Resler) Crody, 93, of Linton and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away at 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2008 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Oct. 20, 1914 in Newark, she was the daughter of Willmot & Urah (Hoke) Resler. She formerly owned and operated the Bloomfield Dry Goods Store. She was a member of the Better Business Association, BPW (Bloomfield Professional Women), DAV Auxiliary, all of Bloomfield. She was of the Baptist faith...
Virgil Wallace Bryan (01/08/08)
Virgil Wallace Bryan, 83, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at his residence in Globe, Arizona. He was born in Linton on Aug.19, 1924, the son of Virgil and Eliza (Dennis) Bryan. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. An ordained minister, he was a graduate of Tennessee Temple in Chattanooga, TN. He retired from Arizona State University.
Earl Carrell (01/05/08)
Earl Carrell, 88, of Worthington, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008 at Heart Center of Indiana in Carmel. Born April 11, 1919 in Greene County, he was the son of Riley and Minnie (Cullison) Carrell. He retired from Interstate Motor Freight of Indianapolis in 1978. An U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Worthington American Legion Post and a life member of the Worthington V. F. W...
Roger L. Poe (01/07/08)
Roger L. Poe, 60, of Bloomington, passed away at 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008 in Bloomngton. Born June 16, 1947 in Linton, he was the son of Orville and Imogene Taylor Poe. A U.S. Army veteran, he was co-owner of Martin Printing Company in Bloomington...
Edward A. Robinson (01/07/08)
Edward A. Robinson, 63, of Crane, passed away 6:47 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008 at his residence. Born April 20, 1944 in Scottsburg, he was the son of Harold and Madge (Watterson) Robinson. He was an engineer for NWSC Crane -- retiring in 2007. He was a U.S. Navy in Vietnam and a lifetime member of the VFW. He was a member of the Harley Owner's group, ABATE, and was on the Board of Directors at the Crane Federal Credit Union...
John G. Coffman (01/07/08)
John G. Coffman, Sr., 76, of Sullivan passed away at 12:10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Oct. 5, 1931 in Sullivan, he was the son of George and Elsie Jordan Coffman. A U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was a retired truck driver and a member of the Sullivan Elks Lodge and American Legion Post No. 139...
Jack Kress (01/07/08)
Jack Kress, 96, of Bedford and formerly of Linton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008 at his residence. He was born on October 25, 1911, to Burlington and Sue (Melton) Kress. On August 5, 1938, he married Anna G. Baker. He was a coal miner for 43 years and a dragline operator at Peabody Coal Company. ...
William Hubler (01/07/08)
William Hubler, 92, of Odon, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2008 at Lyons Health and Living Center. He was born May 5, 1915, in Martin County, the son of William J. and Lillian (Sterling) Hubler. He married Hazel Shelton, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 1999...
Karen Kay Fisk (01/07/08)
Karen Kay Fisk, 67, of Jasonville passed away at 5:10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008 at Linton Nursing and Rehab Center in Linton. Born Sept. 17, 1940 in Brazil, she was the daughter of Walter Lee Pointer and Audrey Leota (Armpriester) Pointer. She had worked at Formfit, Crane, General Electric in Linton, Northern Coal Company Worthington Mine. She was a graduate of Coalmont High School and valedictorian of the class of 1958...
Delbert Gene Groomer (01/06/08)
Delbert Gene Groomer, 56, of Bloomfield, passed away 4:00 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008 at his residence. Born August 29, 1951 in Greene County, he was the son of Clyde and Iva Jean (Sullivan) Groomer. He worked for Mark Morin Logging and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and the Men's auxiliary of the VFW...
Leo Ramsey (01/05/08)
Leo Ramsey, 81, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:05 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born October 31, 1926 in Greene County, Indiana he was the son of Everett & Liza (Fearnot) Ramsey. Leo was a farmer and drove a school bus for the Bloomfield School District for 32 years. He was a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church...
Dorothy Cooley (01/05/08)
Dorothy Cooley, 80, of Freedom, passed away 3:30 p.m.Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at her residence. She was born October 31, 1927, in Brown County, to Clarence and Zona (Sturgeon) Ault. She was a homemaker and member of Worthington V. F. W. Auxiliary. She is survived by threechildren: Steve (Dianna) Cooley, Bloomington; Judy (Roger) West, Worthington; Harold Cooley, Freedom; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one brother, Leonard Ault, Columbus; three sisters, Doris Michaels, Nashville; Lola Friskey, Logansport; Bell Morgan, Logansport.. ...
Cheryl D. Arney (01/04/08)
Cheryl D. Arney, 63, of Elnora, passed away Thursday, Jan, 3, 2008, at her residence. Born in Daviess County on Dec. 23, 1944, she was the daughter of Sheldon and Neva (Wallick) Eubanks. She married Kermit D. Arney on Jan. 15, 1964 and they had two children...
Jacob McCracken (01/03/08)
Jacob McCraken was stillborn Dec. 26, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington. He was the son of Jeff and Adrienne McCracken of Washington. He is survived by his parents, grandparents Pat and Mike Wilson of Bloomfield and Joan and Steve McCracken of Washington, and great grandparents Harold McCracken of Washington and Walter Wilson of Bloomfield...
Betty Jane Williams (01/03/08)
Betty Jane Williams, 87, of Linton passed away at 1 a.m. on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2008 at her residence. Born Oct. 6, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minn., she was the daughter of Morley and Laura (Larsen) Walter. Upon graduation she accepted a secretarial position at the military base where she met and married her husband of 46 years, Charles Eugene "Gene" Williams. ...
Betty Jane Williams (01/03/08)
Betty Jane Williams, 87, of Linton passed away at 1 a.m. on Tuesday Jan. 1, 2008 at her residence. Born Oct. 6, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minn., she was the daughter of Morley and Laura (Larsen) Walter. Upon graduation she accepted a secretarial position at the military base where she met and married her husband of 46 years, Charles Eugene "Gene" Williams. ...
Carl M. Strosnider (01/02/08)
Carl M. Strosnider of Bloomington passed away at his residence early Saturday morning, Dec. 29, 2007. He was 71. He was born Jan. 20, 1936 in Bloomfield to Virgil and Mildred Busby Strosnider. He graduated from Lyons High School in 1955 and then went on to serve his country from 1956 until 1959 in the Army. After his discharge he spent his career as a millwright with Cummins Engine Company in Columbus for 37 years, retiring in 1996. He was also involved with the B.P.O.E. in Bloomington...
Wilma I. Browning (01/02/08)
Wilma I. Browning, 88, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2008 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born March 9, 1919 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Simon and Iva Nora (Lewis) Chanley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ...
Floella Wright (01/02/08)
Floella Wright, 80, of Sullivan died at 10:09 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2007, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born My 19, 1927, in Sullivan County. She was the daughter of Albert Bedwell and Lela Glaspie Bedwell. She was a member of the Shiloh Church of Christ in Sullivan...
Virgil Wallace Bryan (01/01/08)
Virgil Wallace Bryan, 83, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at his residence in Globe, Arizona. He was born in Linton on Aug. 19, 1924, the son of Virgil and Eliza (Dennis) Bryan. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. He worked at Arizona State University of 45 years...