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Obituaries from March 2008

Michael Scot Moore (03/31/08)
Michael Scot Moore, 59, of Linton, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2008 at his residence after a fight against melanoma (skin cancer). He was born Sept. 11, 1948, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the son of J. Vernon & Dorothea Mae (Falck) Moore...
Robert "Bob" Hubble (03/31/08)
Robert "Bob" Hubble, 84, of Linton, passed away at 12:39 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2008, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born Oct. 16, 1923, in Greene County, the son of Earl and Elsie (Thomas) Hubble. He worked for Peabody Coal Co., retiring as superintendent at the Jasonville shops. He was a member of the First Baptist Church & Masonic Lodge No. 560, both of Linton, and the United Mine Workers, Greene County Shrine Club, Scottish Rite and Zorah Shrine, both of Terre Haute...
Dessa L. Bartlett McVey (03/31/08)
Dessa L. Bartlett McVey, 92, of Whitehall, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2008 at her residence. Born June 1, 1915 in Nashville, Ind., she was the daughter of Clayton and Inez (Crider) George. She worked for 10 years at Bloomington Hospital both as a head breakfast cook and dietician. ...
Leta P. (Dailey) Hayden Allen (03/30/08)
Michael S. Moore (03/31/08)
Michael S. Moore, 59, of Linton passed away Monday morning, March 31, 2008 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Constance P. Clensy (03/30/08)
Constance P. Clensy, 92, of Owensburg, passed away 9:37 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford. Born May 9, 1915 in Chatham, New York, she was the daughter of Hamilton and Sarah (Tanner) Southworth. She was a homemaker and worked as a cook for the Delta Delta Delta soroity at Indiana University in Bloomington. She was a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church and the Solsberry Order of Eastern Star...
James Paul Waggoner (03/27/08)
James Paul Waggoner, 74 of Chicago and formerly of Lyons, passed away Monday, March 3 at his residence. Born Oct. 11, 1933 in Farmersburg, he was the son of Paul and Mary (Alderson) Waggoner. He graduated from Lyons High School, attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute and graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington with a degree in business. ...
Toy Speck (03/27/08)
Toy Speck, 80, of Newberry, passed away 7:42 a.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. Born February 20, 1928 in Jonesville, Va., he was the son of Frank and Dora Speck. He worked in the small arms and night vision departments at NWSC Crane, retiring in 1988. He served his country in the Korean War with the United States Army. He was a member of the Odon Baptist Church, the Mitchell American Legion, and the White River Baptist Association Disaster Relief Team...
William "Bill" Stevenson (03/27/08)
William T. "Bill" Stevenson, 74, of Linton, passed away at 2:25 a.m. Thursday, March 27, 2008, at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. He was born May 21, 1933, in Vicksburg, the son of Thomas and Fern (Willoughby) Stevenson. He worked for Peabody Coal Company, retiring in 1988 after 20 years of service. ...
Billy J. Rippy (03/26/08)
Billy J. Rippy, 76, of Linton, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2008, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born Dec. 24, 1931, in Terre Haute, the son of Olen and Lena (Huntley) Rippy. He was employed by Peabody Coal Company for 42 years, retiring in 1996. He served in the Army during the Korean War...
Rosemary Bones (03/26/08)
Rosemary Bones, 83, of Linton, passed away on Tuesday morning, March 25, 2008, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born Sept. 13, 1924, in Greene County, the daughter of Leopold and Marcella (Ginestet) Mirabel. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Linton. She was a graduate of Linton High School and Brown Business College of Terre Haute...
Bobby Wayne Groomer (03/25/08)
Bobby Wayne Groomer, 59, Route 2, Solsberry, passed away at 1:24 a.m. Tuesday at Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1948 in Solsberry, he was the son of Clyde and Iva Jean (Sullivan) Groomer. He was formerly a fork lift operation for KPT, Inc. in Bloomfield and also worked at Bloomfield Sales...
Marybelle Hamilton (03/24/08)
Marybelle Hamilton, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away 12:40 a.m. Sunday, March 23, 2008 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Aug. 30, 1921 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Ray and Elizabeth (Switz) English. She was a homemaker and worked as a steam presser for Bell Cleaners in Bloomfield. She was also the bookkeeper for Hamilton Trucking. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Bloomfield and the Delta Theta Tau soroity...
Larry Dean Hasler (03/24/08)
Larry Dean Hasler, 68, of Lyons, passed away at 11:41 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital. Born March 2, 1940 in Francesville, IN, he was the son of Frank and Fern (Cook) Hasler. He earned a masters degree from Indiana State University. ...
James Raymond Roberts (03/23/08)
James Raymond Roberts, 69, of Bloomfield, passed away 4:48 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2008, at Bloomington Hospital. Born August 29, 1938 in Greene County, he was the son of Raymond and Frances (Dowden) Roberts. He worked at Hasler Oil Company in Bloomfield for 52 years. Jim loved mechanic work at Hasler's and was well known for his abilities there. He was an avid fisherman...
Robert C. "Bob" Sturgis, Sr. (03/21/08)
Robert C. "Bob" Sturgis, Sr., 69, of Solsberry, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2008 in Bloomington Hospital. Born May 4, 1938, in Detroit, Michigan, he was the son of Frank V. and Gertrude E. (Musall) Sturgis. He was the owner and operator of Sturgis Garage. He graduated in 1957 from Bloomington High School...
Richard L. "Bud" Lawhead (03/20/08)
Richard L. "Bud" Lawhead, 87, of Worthington, passed away at 12:25 a.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2008, at Linton Nursing Home. He was born August 17, 1920 in Edwardsport, to Roscoe and Daisy (Everett) Lawhead. He was retired from the North Knox School Corp. as a janitor with 20 years service and formerly was a coal miner. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Sandborn, a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, a 50-year member of Masonic Lodge, and Worthington Senior Citizens...
Elizabeth L. Hesser (03/20/08)
Elizabeth L. Hesser, 87, Linton, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2008, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born in Riceville, IA, on July 18, 1920, she was the daughter of George and Caroline Grace (Hess) Sauer. She was a homemaker and a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Linton...
Gerald M. Headley (03/20/08)
Gerald M. Headley, 92, of Bloomfield, passed away at 4:08 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Sept. 10, 1915 in Martin County, he was the son of Heazzie and Laura (Busenburg) Headley. He was a 1933 graduate of Owensburg High School and a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Bloomfield First Baptist Church. He retired from Bloomfield Manufacturing and was a farmer...
Lillian Arah Jones Swango (03/19/08)
Lillian Arah Jones Swango, 96, of Bloomington passed away Monday, March 17, 2008. Born Feb. 13, 1912 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Russell and Wynona Weimer Jones. She is a member of The Southside Christian Church and had retired from the Student Housing Division at Indiana University...
Robert Eugene Epp (03/19/08)
Robert Eugene Epp, 87, Worthington, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2008, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1920, in Noblesville, to William Epp and Elizabeth Beals Epp. He is survived by his wife, Martha Robinson Epp of Terre Haute; children, Judith Epp and partner Beverly Camden of Spencer, Steve Epp, Anita Epp and partner Debbie Smith, all of Indianapolis, Mary Epp of Beech Grove; step-daughter, Carolyn Soules and husband Russell of Terre Haute; siblings, Jim Epp of Atlanta, William, Don, and Jack Epp and Francis King, all of Noblesville; grandchild, Erin Epp; step-grandchild, Peggy Bratt; great-grandchildren, Julian, Madeline "Georgie" and Helena "Sunny" Epp.. ...
Leroy Martin (03/18/08)
Leroy Martin, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, March 17, 2008. He was born June 18, 1921 in Owen County to Owen and Martha (Bryant) Martin. He married Billie Louise Meek in 1940. He was self employed for many years, operating a small log and lumber business. ...
H.D.(Duane) Boardman, Geraldine Boardman (03/18/08)
H.D. (Duane) and Geraldine Boardman, of Boonville, passed away at their home from natural causes. Duane was a devoted caregiver to his wife, Geraldine and was a loving father and proud grandfather. Duane and Geraldine were members of the First Baptist Church in Boonville, IN...
Vivian Verneice Summerville (03/18/08)
Vivian Verneice Summerville, 87, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Monday, March 17, 2008 at her residence. Born April 23, 1920 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Jesse Brown and Emma (Hamilton) Padgett. She worked at Pielemeier Restaurant in Bloomfield and Toodie's Cafe in Scotland, She also worked on the farm and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Scotland United Methodist Church, Scotland Ladies Aid and Scotland Historical Society...
Claude D. Cole (03/18/08)
Claude D. Cole, 87, of Bloomington, passed away at 11:10 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2008 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born March 14, 1921 in Linton, he was the son of Enoch W. and Myrtle (Carter) Cole. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Springville and the American Legion Post 196 in Bloomfield. He retired from General Electric as an assembly line worker and was a farmer...
Virginia Fernald (03/18/08)
Virginia Fernald, 92 , of Hymera passed away at 8:10 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2008 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. She was born Jan. 28, 1916 in Sullivan County to Bernard Switzer Tipton and Cornelia (Creasy) Tipton. She had a Bachelor's degree from Indiana State Teacher's College in Terre Haute and started teaching at 16 years of age. ...
Jackie M. Dillon (03/18/08)
Jackie M. Dillon, 75, of Bloomfield passed away at 3:25 p.m. on Friday March 15, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Sept. 17, 1932 in Washington, he was the son of George and Edith (Phipps) Dillon. He was a Master Sergeant in the United States Army for 20 years and was retired. He was a life member of the VFW in Fort Wayne, an Associate member of the Indiana Sheriff's Association, and TREA Retired Enlisted Association...
Mary Louise Douglas (03/16/08)
Mary Louise Douglas, 94, of Jasonville, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2008, in her residence. The 1932 graduate of Union High School in Dugger was born July 20, 1913, in Sullivan, to Henry Marshall and Edna Harris Marshall. She was a homemaker and a member of the Friendly Grove Baptist Church, Linton Chapter Order of Eastern Star and the Pythian Sisters at Dugger...
Ella Mae Clark (03/14/08)
Ella Mae Clark, 75, of Nashville, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2008, at 10 a.m. at the Brown County Health and Living Community. He was born in Nashville on May 3, 1932, the daughter of Ira and Bertha Hampton Petro. Survivors include her daughters Debbie Shipley of Nashville and Dorothy (Robert) Arthur of Spencer, brothers Dale (Evelyn) Petro of Bloomfield, Floyd Petro of Nashville and Maurice (Nell) Petro of Edinburgh, sister Faye Lucas of Nashville, nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.. ...
Morris W. Todd (03/14/08)
Morris W. Todd, 74, of Bloomfield passed away at 7:20 a.m on Monday March 10, 2008. Born April 5, 1933 in Bloomington, Indiana he was the son of Earl and Myrtle (Wade) Todd. He was retired from Wetteray Inc. in Bloomington. He was a member of the Sylvania Wesleyan Church. Morris was an Army veteran of the Korean War...
Jordan Lee Sprang (03/12/08)
Jordan Lee Sprang, 6, of Linton, passed away Tuesday morning, March 11, 2008, at his residence He was born July 2, 2001 in Sullivan, the son of Mike & Shelley Ann (Fisher) Sprang. Jordan liked to laugh and giggle and play with his brothers. He liked to go for rides and was a happy little boy...
Ray Davis (03/13/08)
Ray Davis, 75, of Bloomfield and formerly of Elwood, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 13, 1932 in Elwood, he was the son of Oliver and Edna (Hillard) Davis. He was a security officer for Initial Security in Indianapolis, retiring in 2001. He attended Wendell Wilkie High School, was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was a member of the Zion Chapel Church in Elwood...
Mary F. Campbell (03/13/08)
Mary F. Campbell, 89, of Terre Haute, passed away at 11:08 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at Davis Gardens. Born Aug. 21, 1918 in Knox County, she was the daughter of Orzo W. and Cordia (Trinkle) Campbell. A homemake, she was a member of the First Baptist Church and a former member of the Sandborn Baptist Church...
Margaret E. "Betty" Bland (03/12/08)
Margaret E. "Betty" Bland, 73, of Solsberry, passed away at 3:12 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. Born October 21, 1934 in Martin County, she was the daughter of Henry and Edna (Troder) Smoot Powell. She was an assembler for Sarkes Tarzain in Bloomington and also served as an Avon representative...
Pearl Summerville (03/11/08)
Pearl Summerville, 94, of Lyons, passed away at 4:20 a.m. Sunday, March 9, 2008, at the Lyons Health & Living Center. She was born in Greene County on July 2, 1913, the daughter of Perry and Zelle M. (Brown) Jett. She worked at Sarkes-Tarzan in Bloomington for 20 years. She was a member of the Assembly of Christ Church in Bloomfield...
Mary Katheryn Stierwalt (03/11/08)
Mary Katheryn Stierwalt, 80, of Bloomington, passed away Monday, March 10, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Feb. 29, 1928, in Paragon, she was the daughter of Thomas and Ruby Nell (Shepler) Warthan. She was a caregiver, and a member of the Pentecostal Faith Assembly Church...
Robert Lee Roberts (03/09/08)
Robert Lee Roberts, 82, of Linton, passed away at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, March 9, 2008 at Lyons Health and Living Center. He was born in Linton, August 14, 1925, the son of William John Roberts and Conza McCammon Barnard. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Bethel Community Church of Dugger, American Legion Post No. 22 of Linton, and retired from N. A. D. Crane...
Mary Page (03/09/08)
Mary Page, 83, of Lyons and formerly of Pleasantville, passed away at 4:55 a.m. Saturday at the Lyons Health and Living Center. She was born in Sullivan County on June 12, 1924 to Claude Bedwell and Sarah Hardesty Bedwell. Mary was a member of the Moose Lodge in Linton, and the Linton Ladies Civitan...
Jordan Rebekah Scott (03/08/08)
Jordan Rebekah Scott, infant daughter of Benjamin and Marlena K. (Duckworth) Scott, of Jasonville, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2008 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She is survived by her parents; sisters, Jessica Gibson of Jasonville, Chyanne Gibson of Vincennes, Christina Gibson of Vincennes; a brother, Kristian Gibson of Jasonville; maternal grandmother, Carolyn Duckworth of Linton; paternal grandparents, Benny and Kay Scott of Monticello; paternal great-grandfather, Richard Kreutzer of Peru; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; a niece, Brooklynne Miller; and nephews, Charles Ryne Gibson. ...
James H. Page (03/07/08)
James H. Page, 81, of Linton, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. He was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Linton, the son of Ira and Eva J. (Lumbard) Page. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was a truck driver in Colorado was well as a member of the Linton First Baptist Church...
Ann Graf (03/07/08)
Ann Graf, 99, of Bloomfield, passed away 5:43 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2008 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born August 6, 1908 in Owen County, she was the daughter of Samuel L. and Leota (Fulk) Griffith. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church. She was a member of the homemakers club, Bloomfield OES, the American Legion Auxiliary, and Psi Iota Xi soroity...
Frances E. McQuillen (03/06/08)
Frances E. McQuillen, 90, of Owensburg, passed away at 5 a.m. on Thursday March 6, 2008 at Bedford Regional Medical Center in Bedford. Born January 22, 1918 in Scott County, she was the daughter of Charles and Ella (Smith) Sullivan. She was retired and was formerly the head cook at the Bloomfield Nursing Home, She was a member of the Mount Pleasant Regular Baptist Church in Silverville...
Marguriette Irene Schmidt (03/06/08)
Marguriette Irene Schmidt, 100, of Indianapolis passed away at 6:05 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at Hoosier Village Nursing Home in Indianapolis. She was born Aug. 26, 1907, in Porter County, to Dallas Sarver and Catherine Henry Sarver. Her husband, the Rev. ...
Brandyn Takoda Scott Beck (03/06/08)
Brandyn Takoda Scott Beck, 10, of Solsberry, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at his residence. Born Aug. 10, 1997, in Bloomington, he was the son of Scott Beck and Lori (Pate) Lawson. He was a student. Survivors include his mother, Lori Lawson of Solsberry; his father, Scott Beck of Bloomington; two sisters, Stacey Lawson of Solsberry and Shaina Vincent and husband Joe of Bloomington; maternal grandmother Joyce Pate of Solsberry; paternal grandparents Byron and Donna Beck of Bloomington; one niece, Lilly Lawson of Bloomington; two nephews, Jude Vincent and Calvin Vincent, both of Bloomington; three aunts, Kathy Mitchell of Solsberry, Jo Eads of Shelbyville and Angie Campbell of Ellettsville; five uncles, David Eads and Steve Pate, both of Solsberry, Buddy Pate of Bloomington, Jerry Pate of Bloomfield, and Jason Campbell of Ellettsville; and cousins, Brandon and Ashley Mitchell, Travis Pate, Justin and Kyle Eads and Misty and Levi Williams, all of Solsberry, Michael and Matt Pate of Bloomfield, Tyler Andis of Bloomington, and Stephanie and Seth Campbell of Ellettsville.. ...
Wayne Lee Malone (03/05/08)
Wayne Lee Malone, 62, of Linton, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at his residence. He was born April 13, 1945, in Marion, IL, the son of Hubert N. and Ethel Mae (Hill) Malone. He was a retired auto body worker and of the Christian faith...
Robert Lee Corwin (03/04/08)
Robert Lee Corwin, 88, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2008 at Spring Hurst Health Campus. Born Dec. 3, 1919 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Hurberrt Lee and Martha Corwin. He married Lonzie Burnette and she preceded him in death in 2003...
Forrest Games Burright (03/04/08)
Forrest Games Burright, 51, of Bloomington, passed away April of 2005 in Greene County. His identification was recently confirmed after lab analysis by the Indiana State Police and a University of Indianapolis anthropologist. Burright's skeletal remains were found by timber harvest employees on Jan. 17, 2007 in a remote wooded area northeast of Bloomfield near the intersection of county roads 325N and 455E about three miles from Tulip...
Barbrah Larr (03/03/08)
Barbrah Larr, 81, of Farmersburg passed away at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. Born May 20, 1926 in Windfall, IN, she was the daughter of Wayne Rush and Eva Burns Rush. A homemaker, she was a member of the Lewis Order of Eastern Star and the Farmersburg United Methodist Church...
Dale L. French (03/03/08)
Dale Leslie French, 62, of Linton, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2008, at her residence. Born in Terre Haute, on September 13, 1945, she was the daughter of Leslie Dale and Elizabeth Jane (Kivell) French Wheat.
William Dale Hunt (03/03/08)
William Dale Hunt, passed away Saturday, March 1, 2008 at his residence in Batavia, IL. He was born Oct. 17, 1937 in Linton, the son of Henry William and Vera Modess (nee Foster) Hunt. He was united in marriage to Eldora Darlene Ankenbauer on August 22, 1958 in Kenmare, North Dakota...
Betty O'Hern (03/03/08)
Arnold C. Johnson (03/02/08)
Arnold C. Johnson, 93, of Loogootee, passed away 7:56 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008 at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Born Aug. 7, 1914 in Daviess County, he was the son of Chester and Mina (McCarter) Johnson. He was an electrician for RCA in Bloomington retiring in 1979 after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Church in Bloomfield. He was well known throughout the area for playing the fiddle...
Robert "Bob" V. Gaultney (03/01/08)
Robert "Bob" V. Gaultney, 71, of Westphalia, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Born in Daviess County on July 10, 1936, he was the son of Max and Tressa F. (Barks) Gaultney. He married Donna P. Klutey on June 22, 1984...
James A. Weaver (03/01/08)
James A. Weaver, Jr., 52, of rural Linton, passed away Thursday, Feb.28, 2008, in Brazil, IN. He was born in Linton, on March 28, 1955, to James A. and Judy K. (Henico) Weaver. James married Jane A. Angleton on August 31, 1985. He was a life-long resident of Linton and worked as a laborer for Great Dane Trailers in Brazil...
Clarence O. Hamlin (03/01/08)
Clarence O. Hamlin, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away 3:42 p.m. Friday , Feb. 29, 2008 at Veteran's Hospital in Indianapolis. Born June 14, 1925 in Greene County, he was the son of Chester D. and Ines (Hedge) Hamlin. He was retired as a receipt control expediter for NWSC Crane. ...
Charles Andrew Stuffle (03/01/08)
Charles Andrew Stuffle, 86, of Loogootee, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2008 at his residence. Born Dec. 29, 1921 in Daviess County, he was the son of Henry and Audrey (Greenwood) Stuffle. He worked as an ordance supervisor at NSWC Crane for 35 years before retiring He attended the Hindostan United Methodist Church in Loogootee...
Kenneth E. Page (03/01/08)
Kenneth E. Page, 84, of Bloomington and formerly of Owensburg, passed away at 2:25 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 29, 2008 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born Sept. 17, 1923 in Dresden, IN, he was the son of Allen and Lona (Kirk) Page. He worked at NSWC Crane as a supervisor in quailty assurance. ...