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Obituaries from April 2008

James A. Essex (04/30/08)
James A. Essex, 49, of Terre Haute, died Tuesday April 29, 2008 at 3:02 p.m. in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He worked for years in the Cable TV industry and was recently in the trucking industry. He was born Nov. 6, 1958 in Wichita, Kan., to Charles Essex and Rosalie (Stewart) Essex...
Ardath "Ardy" Koehler Mckelvey (04/29/08)
Ardath "Ardy" Koehler Mckelvey, formerly of Lyons and Linton, passed away April 24, 2008 in Aurora, Co. She was born at home in Lyons to Rev. Thomas R. Osbon and Kathryn B "Myers" Osbon. She resided in Linton for five years, but had made her home in Aurora for many years before and after Linton...
Eva Hubbard (04/28/08)
Eva M. Hubbard, 95, of Lyons passed away at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2008 at Bloomington Nursing & Rehab in Bloomington. Born Oct. 24, 1912 in Kansas, Ill., she was the daughter of James and Birdie (Wright) Snoddy. She worked at Lyons Grocery Store as a clerk, and the Lyons Senior Citizens Center for 20 plus years. She was a member of the Lyons United Methodist Church...
Carl Coffman (04/26/08)
CARL COFFMAN, 60, OF DUGGER, PASSED AWAY AT SULLIVAN COUNTY. COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SULLIAN. HE WAS BORN IN CASEY COUNTY, KY. ON AUGUST 4, 1947 TO CLIFTON AND FLORENCE MAE LANE COFFMAN. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE CHURCH OF THE FIRST BORN IN INDIANAPOLIS...
Larry Kent Goldman (04/25/08)
Larry Kent Goldman, 56, of Dugger, passed away at 5 a.m. Friday April 25, 2008 at his residence. He was born in Sullivan, April 10, 1952 to Robert Goldman and Veletta McNew Goldman. He graduated from Union High School in 1970, attended Vincennes University, was a member of the Dugger Masonic Lodge No. 721, and the Laborers Union No. 204 in Terre Haute. He was employed with Page Farms in Carlisle...
James A. Asher (04/24/08)
James A. Asher, 49, of Midland, passed away at He was a member of Lebanon Baptist Church in Midland, Jasonville Masonic Lodge No. 530 F&AM, Terre Haute Horseshoe Club and was a volunteer with the Horseshoe Club Special Olympics. Survivors include: his wife of 31 years, Robin L. ...
Barbara L. Kuehn (04/24/08)
Barbara L. Kuehn, 62, of Linton and formerly of Sullivan, passed away at 2:29 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2008, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born April 7, 1946, in Sullivan, the daughter of Burl and Lillian (Kelley) Hollifield. She worked in housekeeping at Glenburn for ten years. She was a member of the Lighthouse Church in Linton...
Arthur E. Hubbard (04/24/08)
Arthur E. Hubbard, 65, of Sullivan and formerly of Worthington, passed away at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday., April 23, 2008, at his residence. He was born Nov. 5, 1942, in Bedford, the son of Clyde & Bertha (Acton) Hubbard. He worked as a superintendent at Pioneer Oil Company in Lawrenceville, IL for 30 years. He was an U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Worthington VFW Post...
Kathleen Cooksey (04/23/08)
Kathleen Cooksey, 79, of Solsberry, passed away 7:20 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at her residence. Born October 23, 1928 in Solsberry, she was the daughter of Troy and Geneva (Crane) Campbell. She was an assembly operator for RCA in Bloomington and a member of the Solsberry Christian Church...
Jerry L. Kessner (04/23/08)
Jerry L. Kessner, 74, of Terre Haute passed at his residence at 6:20 a.m. Wednesday April 23, 2008. Born in Greene County on Aug. 2, 1933, he was the son John and Della (Moss) Kessner. He was a retired certified blaster/shooter for Monsanto, involved in many area coal mines. After his retirement he also worked as a driver for Furrow Lumber and Wolohan Lumber. Most recently he was employed at Sam's Club...
Arthur E. Hubbard (04/23/08)
Arthur E. Hubbar Arthur E. Hubbard, 65, of Sullivan, passed away at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Worthington Chapel.
Annabelle Fifer (04/23/08)
Annabelle Fifer, 84, of Dugger passed away at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday April 23, 2008 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born in Dugger on Feb. 24, 1924, the daughter of Bonnie Louis Hickman and Ethel Lorenda Seals Hickman. She was a member of the Mt. ...
James Asher (04/23/08)
James A. Asher, 49,of Midland, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Arrangements are pending at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville.
Thomas Wayne Walton (04/22/08)
Thomas Wayne Walton, 74, of Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008. Born Aug. 1, 1933 to Carl Wesley and Mildred Irene Risher Walton, of Linton. He graduated from Linton-Stockton High School in 1951. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and married Mae Ellen Davis, who preceded him in death. Thomas was employed as a driver for more than 25 years with Pepsi Food Service Company. He was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, and the Masonic Lodge No.669...
Cecil J. Glenn (04/22/08)
Cecil J. Glenn, 73, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Greene County General Hospital. Born Aug. 4, 1934 in Worthington, he was the son of Cecil and Martha Dottie (Enochs) Glenn.
Donald R. Johnson (04/22/08)
Donald R. Johnson, 61, of Solsberry passed away at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday April 22, 2008 at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana in Indianapolis. Born Feb. 24, 1947 in Bloomington, he was the son of Robert L. and Martha (Coons) Johnson. He was a millwright working for several companies. He was a member of the Solsberry Masonic Lodge No. 411, Bloomfield American Legion Post No. 196, and Local Union No.1080. He attended the Kentucky Ridge Church...
Norma May VanHeck (04/21/08)
Norma May VanHeck, 84, of Ira, Mich. passed away April 19, 2008 in the Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center. She was born April 25, 1923 in Linton. She married Alfred VanHeck, he died May 17, 1993. She loved playing cards with her life-long friend Leona Michalski...
Mark Leo Reed (04/21/08)
Mark Leo Reed, 59, of Sullivan, passed away at 2:24 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2008, in St. Vincent Hospital at Carmel. He was born May 29, 1948, in Vincennes, to Jack William Reed and Martha Rose Schultheis Reed. He graduated from Vincennes University, Indiana State University, and Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence. ...
Allene H. Pound (04/18/08)
Allene H. Pound, 84, of Indianapolis, formerly of Linton, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2008 at the Altenheim Community in Indianapolis. She was born January 19, 1924, in Louisville, KY, the daughter of Willard and Irene (Gregory) Hart. She was a homemaker and a substitute school teacher in Greene County Schools. She graduated from Harding College. She was a member of Summerville Church of Christ, northwest of Linton, where her husband served for 40 years as minister...
Harry K. Baker (04/17/08)
Harry K. Baker, 88, of Linton, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008, at Greene County General Hospital. Born to William and Dora (Allen) Baker on September 28, 1919 in Marco. He married Elenor Minnie McDonald on December 6, 1941. He was a veteran of the U.S. ...
Bill Hawtin (04/17/08)
William "Bill" R. Hawtin, 58, of Worthington and formerly of Brownsburg, passed away at 2:41 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
Channing M. "Chink" Vosloh (04/17/08)
Channing M. "Chink" Vosloh, 89, of Bloomfield passed away at 12:05 a.m. Friday April 17, 2008 at The Waters in Martinsville. Born May 30, 1918 in Bloomfield, he was the son of William R and Verna (Parker) Vosloh. He was a 1936 graduate of Bloomfield High School and graduated from Butler University in 1940 with his Bachelors Degree. ...
Nicole Solinger (04/16/08)
Nicole Solinger, 29, of Shoals, passed away at 6 p.m. Monday April 14, 2008 at her residence. She was born in Indianapolis on March 9, 1979. She was a graduate of Vincennes University, and was a LPN at Waters of Huntingburg in Jasper. Survivors include: her daughter; Delaney K. ...
Phylliss Christina Sciscoe (04/16/08)
Phylliss Christina Sciscoe, 79, of Bloomington, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born July 11, 1928 in Bloomington, the daughter of George Samuel and Fannie Lee Smiley Pate. She was a homemaker...
Benny Moore (04/16/08)
Benny Moore, 70, of Mt. Selman, Tx and formerly of Bloomington, passed away April 9, 2008 at his residence.He was a truck driver for Southland Corp., Path Com, Groendyke and Sam Dunn Enterprises. Survivors include: his father and stepmother, Harry V. ...
Lucile Hart (04/16/08)
Lucile Hart, 86, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008 in Lawrenceburg. She was born Sunday, March 26, 1922, in Guilford, IN, the daughter of the late Asa J. Harper and the late Mabel Massett Harper. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church Bellaire and life long member of Farm Bureau...
Dale D. Hardesty (04/15/08)
Dale D. Hardesty, 73, of rural Linton, passed away Monday, April 14, 1008, at his residence. Born in Jasonville on July 7, 1934, he was the son of Forest and Tidy Faye (Myers) Hardesty. On December 23, 1961, he married Mae 'Rose' Tryon, who preceded him in death August 29, 1995...
Virginia Maxine Spillman (04/15/08)
Virginia Maxine (Sinclair) Spillman, 85, of Martinsville, passed away Sunday, April 13 at The Waters of Martinsville. She was an Avon representative for 35 years. Survivors include three daughters, Marilyn Maxine Duffer of Bloomington, Gayle Marie Gootee of Mooresville and Julie Anne Spillman of Worthington; one brother, James Sinclair of Indianapolis; and one sister, Joan Devers of Arizona...
Ivy Juanita Lifford (04/15/08)
Ivy Juanita Lifford, 95, of Jasonville passed away at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Jan. 18, 1913 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of James and Mary Ellen (Blevins) Mattox. She was a homemaker and a member of the Jasonville Church of God as well as active at the Senior Citizens Center in Jasonville...
Donna L. Hall (04/15/08)
Donna L. Hall, 79, of Spencer, passed away April 12, 2008 at the Bloomington Hospital. She was born July 30, 1928, in Greene County to William Noah and Rose Edith (Wells) McDaniel. She was a homemaker and a childcare provider. She was of the Protestant faith and was a member of the Spencer American Legion Auxiliary and the Solsberry Eastern Star...
Carl Elwood Miller (04/14/08)
Carl Elwood Miller, 75, of Newburgh, and a life long resident of Warrick County, passed away, Sunday, April 13, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy (Titzer) Miller; nine children, Brock (Joni) Miller of Bloomfield, IN, Carla (Steve) Parkes of Plainfield, IL, Jane (Roger)Helms of Bloomfield, IN, Kim (Tom) Sparks of Lyons, Kirk (Marilea) Miller of Peachtree City, GA, Mary Williams of Peachtree City, GA, Brenda (Dan) O'Connor of Shiloh, IL, Jill (Doug) Turner of Lawrenceville, GA, Ryan (Ashley) Miller of Lynnville, IN; 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother Curran Miller and sister, Beulah Robb; and friends at Hardees in Newburgh.. ...
Peggy Ann (Hubbard) Mattix (04/14/08)
Peggy Ann (Hubbard) Mattix, 63, of Bedford, passed way at 4:40 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at her residence. She was born Nov. 27, 1944 in Lawrence County to Elbert and Roberta (Hawk) Hubbard. She was raised by Francis and Violet Weir She worked at Walgreens in Bedford...
Dale D. Hardesty (04/14/08)
Dale D. Hardesty, 73, of rural Linton, passed away Monday, April 14, 2008. Arrangements are are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Robert Bruce (Boots) Blocksom (04/14/08)
Robert Bruce (Boots) Blocksom, 84, of Elnora, passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville. He was born on May 29, 1923 in Terre Haute to Robert Elisha Blocksom and Gertrude Jane (Ketchem). He lived in Chicago with his father during the Depression. ...
Reba C. Griffith (04/13/08)
Reba C. Griffith, 86, of Linton, passed way at 1:40 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born April 22, 1921 in Hymera, she was the daughter Jess and Elizabeth Bedwell Custer. She was a homemaker and a member of Linton Assembly of God...
Dorothy M. Hall (04/13/08)
Dorothy M. Hall, 93, of Linton, Indiana, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Linton Nursing and Rehabilitation. Born in Sullivan, IN, on December 2, 1914, she was the daughter of John and Allie M. (Owens) Crynes.
Robert Ringo (04/13/08)
Wretha Guyanna Salesman (04/11/08)
Wretha Guyanna Salesman, 63, of Sullivan, passed away at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at her residence. She was born Aug. 5, 1944, the daughter of Guy Gambill and Lula Terry Gambill. She was a retired LPN who worked at Healthsouth Rehabilitation in Terre Haute and Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan...
Virginia M. Dickerson (04/11/08)
Virginia M. Dickerson, 86, of Winfield, AL and formerly of Linton, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at Golden Living Center of Winfield. Born in Brazil on Dec. 7th, 1921, she was the daughter of Phillip and Vinessie (Moore) Blair. She married Richard L. Dickerson on March 23, 1941...
Darwin W. Barnes (04/11/08)
Darwin W. Barnes, 94, of Martinsville, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at the Grandview Convalescent Center. A veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, he was a machinist, retiring from Peerless Pump in Indianapolis in 1979. Survivors include one son, Stephen W. Barnes of Bloomfield, and one daughter, Debbie B. Thompson of Martinsville...
Joe G. Hunley (04/10/08)
Joe G. Hunley, 54, of Indianapolis, passed away April 10, 2008. He was born June 28, 1953 in Linton to Joseph O. and Elaine E. Hunley. He owned "Truck N Van" for 27 years. He was a member of Seerley Creek Christian Church, North Park Lodge Masonic Lodge, the Murat Temple, and the Scottish Rite...
Charles R. Remmel (04/09/08)
Charles R. Remmel, 77, of Dugger, passed away at 6:35 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born Jan. 7, 1931 in Washington, he was the son of Charles Edward Rummel and Pansey Powell Rummel. He graduated from Union High School in 1949 and was a member of the First Christian Church in Dugger. He was a retired welding supervisor for Twigg in Martinsville and Spincraft in Wisconsin...
Jack L. Williams (04/09/08)
Jack L. Williams, 76, of Linton, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Newkirk Funeral Home in Dugger is in charge of arrangements.
Arnold Lee Sargent (04/09/08)
Arnold Lee Sargent, 84, passed away April 5, 2008 in Orlando, FL. He was born Dec. 2, 1923 in Linton, IN. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years, past member of the Elks and Kiwanis in Linton, and the Scottish Rite of Terre Haute, and a member of the First United Church of Christ in Orlando, FL...
Timothy H. Campbell (04/09/08)
Timothy H. Campbell, 35, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at his residence. Born May 24, 1972 in Bloomington, he was the son of William and Deborah Harris. He worked for Krempp Lumber in Jasper and was a member of the Laborer's Union Local 741 in Bloomington...
Verne W. Bailie (04/09/08)
Verne W. Bailie, 96, of Linton and formerly of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008, at his residence. He was born on Dec. 1, 1911, to William R. and Harriet E. (Laird) Bailie in Danville, Ill. Isabelle Anice Nichols was Verne's first wife and after her death, he married a second time to Dora (Ellis) Wright...
Timothy H. Campbell (04/09/08)
Timothy H. Campbell, 35, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2008 at his residence. Born May 24, 1972 in Bloomington, he was the son of William and Deborah Harris. He worked for Krempp Lumber in Jasper and was a member of the Laborer's Union Local 741 in Bloomington...
Gary Dean Trimble (04/08/08)
Gary Dean Trimble, 61, of Springville, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008, at the Bloomington Hospital. He was born Jan. 8, 1947, to Sid and Alice Marie (Parker) in Mt. Sterling, KY. He was a graduate of Ellettsville High School. He previously owned Bloomington Auto Parts and GT Towing. He was a member of the Great Harvest Ministry Center in Bloomington...
Verne W. Bailie (04/07/08)
Verne W. Bailie, 96 of Linton, passed away at his home on Saturday, April 5, 2008. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Nancy L. Clarke (04/07/08)
Nancy L. Clarke, 69, of Terre Haute and formerly of Jasonville, passed away at 10:15 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2006 at Royal Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation in Terre Haute, IN She was born March 12, 1939 in Terre Haute. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Rodney Curtis of Brazil; sons: Charles Clarke of Terre Haute; and Mike and Starla Clarke of Coal City, John Clarke of Brazil Jim Saude of Shelburn and Jerry and Lisa Saude of Jasonville; grandchildren, Christina Clarke, Donna Saude, Timmy Saude, Alicia Curtis, Cody Curtis, Brittlee Apple, Machela Clarke, Danelle Clouse, Joseph Casteel, Justin Saude, Dustin Saude; 11 great grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.. ...
Hansel R. "Red" Arnac (04/07/08)
Hansel R. "Red" Arnac, 78, of Poplar Bluff, MO, passed away Friday, April 4, 2008 at his daughter's home in McClure, IL after losing his battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 29, 1929 in Linton, the son of Gabriel J. and Edna L. Anderson Arnac. A longtime resident of Poplar Bluff, he was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. ...
Barbara Lou (Burton) Haywood (04/07/08)
Barbara Lou (Burton) Haywood, 74, passed away Sunday morning, April 6, 2008 at Franklin Meadows Nursing Home in Franklin. She was a resident of Brown County. Born March 9, 1934 in Elnora , she was the daughter of the late Sam and Madge (Daugherty) Sherrill...
William Henry Hedrick (04/07/08)
William Henry Hedrick, 89, of Linton and formerly of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2008 at Glenburn Home in Linton. \Born Aug. 15, 1918 in Monroe County, he was the son of Pricie Hedrick and Sarah Etta Hedrick. He was raised by his step-father, Grover Chandler and his mother, Sarah Etta (Pate) Chandler...
Kenith Ray Baker (04/06/08)
Kenith Ray Baker, 69, of Bloomfield passed away at 10:53 a.m. on Friday April 4, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Dec. 9, 1938 in Greene County, he was the son of Willard Dayton and Georgie (Lester) Baker. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, and a farmer. He was a member of the Marco United Methodist Church...
Harold Thomas (04/05/08)
Harold Thomas, 73, Jasonville, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Thursday, April 3 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born Nov. 19, 1934 in Greene County, he was the son of Claude and Cora Zurcher Thomas. Rev. Thomas was a pastor for more than 50 years. ...
Flona Isabell (Everly) Query (04/03/08)
Flona Isabell (Everly) Query, 100, of Spencer passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2008. Born on Nov. 10, 1907, to Walter Scott Everly and Clara Dell (Clark) Everly. She graduated from the one-room Splinter Ridge School, where she assisted the teacher by instructing her classmates on the subject of home economics. ...
David Tanksley (04/03/08)
David Tanksley, 58, of Mitchell, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at his daughter's residence in Bloomfield. He was employed by Aleris Aluminum Recycling Co. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Tanksley of Bloomfield; one daughter, Jamie Fielder of Bloomfield; one son, Richard Tanksley of Solsberry; one brother, John "Bud" Tanksley of Mitchell; and two sisters, Sue Hughett and Patty Banks, both of Bedford...
Doris O'Neall Cole (04/03/08)
Doris O'Neall Cole, 88, of Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2008. She was a retired secretary with Indianapolis Power and Light Company. She was a member of the Goodwill Service Guild and American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include: a niece, Virginia Sherrow and several great-nieces and great-nephews...
Gary Cross (04/02/08)
Gary Cross, 53, of Lyons, passed away at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Linton, April 12, 1954 to Joseph Cross and Nada Cochran Cross. He was a Army veteran, a member of the American Legion Post No. 479 in Lyons...
Glenora Ellen Skinner (04/01/08)
Glenora Ellen Skinner, 80, of Bloomfield. passed away at 9:41 p.m.. on Sunday March 31, 2008 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Oct. 22, 1927 in Linton, she was the daughter of Samuel and Claireva (Chipman) Haywood. She sold Tupperware and was a homemaker. She attended the Minerial United Methodist Church...