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Obituaries from May 2008

Vernon D. Mann (05/30/08)
Vernon D. Mann, 86, of Clarksville, passed away May 29, 2008 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. Born Feb. 20, 1922 in Putnam County, he was the son of V.O. and Flossie (Branneman) Mann. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World World II. Prior to the war, he was was employed by International Truck Engine. ...
Wilbur Wayne "Mac" McCollister (05/29/08)
Wilbur Wayne "Mac" McCollister, 84, Hahira, Ga., passed away May 26, 2008, at Valdosta (Ga.) Hospital. Born Aug. 18, 1923 in Brazil, he was the son of Ora Fred and Iva Opal McCollister. He was a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., for more than 50 years, but had moved to Hahira, Ga., three months prior to his death to be near his only son, Daryl...
David A. Paquette (05/28/08)
David A. Paquette, 60, of Dugger, passed away at 6 p.m. Tuesday May 27, 2008 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. He was born August 5, 1947 in Chicago, Ill. to Arthur B. Paquette and Dorothy Jones Paquette. He was a member of the Sons of American Legion in Hymera...
Carolyn D. Smith (05/28/08)
Carolyn D. Smith, 62, of Switz City, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008 in Greenwood. She was born July 22, 1945, in Hammond to Charles C. and Doris (Russell) Kelly. She was a LPN, and member of Lincoln Christian Church. She is survived by one sister, Joanne Piaseck, Holly MI; one brother, Charles C. Kelly, Jr., Sullivan...
Carl Raymond Gilliland (05/27/08)
Carl Raymond Gilliland, 68, of Bloomington, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2008 at Brown County Health and Living Center. Born Sept. 29, 1939, he was the son of William "Custer" and Mary Catherine (Fowler) Gilliland. He graduated from Bloomington High School in 1957 and worked for Graham Motor Sales and later delivering for Goodyear. ...
Lana Sue (Guthrie) Graf (05/27/08)
Lana Sue (Guthrie) Graf, 60, of Switz City, passed away at 4:16 p.m. on Saturday May 24, 2008 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She passed away on her 34th wedding anniversary. Born November 13, 1947 in Linton, she was the daughter of Ray and Ima Jean (Dinkins) Guthrie...
Ted Allen Ray (05/25/08)
Ted Allen Ray, 66, of Linton, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Saturday May 24, 2008 at his residence. Born June 30, 1941 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Ward & Dorothy (Mattox) Ray. Ted was a farmer and a mechanic. He had also worked at Haskett Auto Shop in Switz City...
George E. Stuppy (05/23/08)
Joe Ledgerwood (05/23/08)
Joe Ledgerwood, 84, of Floyds Knobs, passed away at 1:20 p.m. on Thursday May 22, 2008 at his residence. Born Dec. 20, 1923 in Bloomington, he was the son of John W. & Sarah Grace (Arnett) Ledgerwood. He worked for Farm Bureau Insurance as a claims supervisor. ...
Robert R. Thompson (05/23/08)
Robert R. Thompson, 66, of Jupiter, Fla., passed away Thursday, May 22, 2008 at Jupiter Medical Center. Born in Indianapolis, he had been a resident of Jupiter for 19 years. He formerly lived in Greenwood. Prior to retirement, he was an operations manager with Underwood Transfer Company in Indianapolis...
George E. Stuppy (05/22/08)
George E. Stuppy, 84, of Jasonville, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com
Olive JoAnn McElravy (05/22/08)
Olive JoAnn McElravy, 74, of East Greenwick, RI., passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. She was born June 29, 1933 in Sandborn, the daughter of Alexander McElravy and Alta Marie Dyer McElravy. She was a nurse instructor for 33 years at the University of Rhode Island where she retired in 1995 as professor emeritus. ...
Daniel K. Kelley (05/21/08)
Daniel K. Kelley, 53, of Terre Haute, formerly of Lyons, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Union Hospital. Born in Bloomington on Sept. 16, 1954, he was the son of Otto and Elsa (Wilson) Kelley. He served in the U.S. Army and was a laborer. Survivors include his two brothers, Tom Wilson and Joe Wilson, both of Linton; one sister, Patty Pinto of Twinsburg, OH; as well as several nieces and nephews...
Hilary Ann Buckley (05/20/08)
Hilary Ann Buckley, 85, formerly of Worthington, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008 at the Hospice House in Venice, Fla. Born Feb. 18, 1923 in Huntington, West Virginia, she was the daughter of Henry and Ira (Byrd) Day. She was retired and had worked for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Jasonville. She was a member of the Folsom United Methodist Church in Worthington...
Carl E. 'Gene' Weaver (05/20/08)
Carl E. 'Gene' Weaver, 88, of Sullivan, passed away Monday, May 19, 2008 at the Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. He was born in Linton on Nov. 7, 1919, to Earl Ervin and Mary Alice (Miller) Weaver. Carl married Thelma R. Fordyce on December 26, 1939...
Scott R. Hamm (05/20/08)
Scott R. Hamm, 36, of Solsberry, passed away 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2008 at his residence. Born June 14, 1971 in Bloomington, he was the son of Robert Copenhaver and Katherine Hamm. He was a cook/manager for Cloverleaf Restaurant in Bloomington. Surviving relatives include: his wife, Sondra (Wells) Hamm whom he married June 10, 1989; one daughter, Megan Hamm, at home; one son, Nathan Hamm, at home; mother, Kathy Richardson of Bloomington; one 1/2 sister, Jessica Richardson of Bloomington; one step-brother, Jamie Richardson of Bloomington; one step-sister, Shelly Presson of Ellettsville; and his grandmother, Roma Copenhaver of Bloomington.. ...
Hazel Marie Stewart (05/20/08)
Hazel Marie Stewart, 81, of Linton, passed away Monday, May 19, 2008, at Glenburn Home. Born in Martin County, Indiana on June 30, 1926, she was the daughter of Ermal and Anna (Dove) Phillips. She married Paul Stewart on December 31, 1946, who preceded her in death on January 17, 1980...
Rose E. (Inman) Miller (05/20/08)
Rose E. (Inman) Miller, 78, of Jasonville, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Monday, May 19, 2008 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born Oct. 27, 1929 in Greene County, she is the son of Herschel Inman and Marcia Rae (Gentry) Inman. Survivors include: sisters, Kathline "Kate" Campbell of Terre Haute as well as nieces and nephews...
Anna Marie Goodson (05/19/08)
Anna Marie Goodson, 93 of Linton, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, May 18, 2008 at the Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Switz City on February 28, 1915, the daughter of Grover and Florence (Harper) Frye. She worked at "The Bindry" in Indianapolis as a bookmaker...
Hunter L. Dorman (05/18/08)
Hunter L. Dorman, 70, of Jasonville, passed away at 4:05 p.m. Friday at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Nov. 28, 1937 in Jackson, MO, he was the son of Henry James Dorman and Edna Irene Smith Dorman A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he retired from General Electric in Linton after many yeas of service as a machine operator, Hunter was a Past President of the Jasonville Horseshoe Club. ...
Carolyn D. Smith (05/19/08)
Carolyn D. Smith, 62, of Switz City, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008 in Greenwood. She was born July 22, 1945, in Hammond to Charles C. and Doris (Russell) Kelly. She was a LPN, and member of Lincoln Christian Church. She is survived by one sister, Joanne Piaseck, Holly MI; one brother, Charles C. Kelly, Jr., Sullivan...
Lewis J. Reed (05/18/08)
Lewis J. Reed, 75, of Coal City passed away at 7:10 p.m. Saturday at his residence. Born Sept. 18, 1932 oin Osward, Ind., he was the son of Lowell and Harriett (Gilliand) Reed. He was the former owner of Reed Ford Sales in Clay City for eight years and then serves as sale manager for Clay City Ford until his retirement. He was a member of the Antioch Christian Church, Clay City F & M Masonic Lodge No. 562, Scottish Rite and Zorah Shrine in Terre Haute and Elk's Lodge in Brazil...
Judith Lynn Kennedy (05/18/08)
Judith Lynn (Divine) Kennedy, 60, of Bloomfield passed away at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 16, 2008 at her residence. Born September 25, 1947 in Martin County, she was the daughter of Noble Jennings and Dorothy Irene (Weger) Divine. She worked at the Greene County Jail as a Jail officer...
Jo Anne Dyer (05/18/08)
Jo Anne Dyer, 53, of Worthington, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born April 3, 1955, in Linton to James R. "Rusty" amd Betty Jo (Brown) Dyer. She is survived by a son, Winston Noel Allen; a daughter, Rachael Louise Dyer; a brother, James R. Dyer, Jr.; sisters, Susan(Phillip Hudson) Dyer and Janet (Nick) Skinner; an aunt, Marjorie (Gene) Miller; and uncle, Robert H. (Valerie) Brown...
Charles Wesley Kirk (05/18/08)
Charles Wesley Kirk, 92, of Dugger, passed away at 7:40 p.m. Saturday May 17, 2008 at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Sullivan County on Sept. 6, 1915 to Grover Cleveland Kirk and Evaline Alumbaugh Kirk. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Dugger, and the Evergreen Masonic Lodge in Indianapolis for more than 50 years. He was an auto mechanic in Linton for over 50 years...
Kathryn M. Ax (05/19/08)
Kathryn M. Ax, 92, of Linton, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008, at Greene County General Hospital. Born in Huntingburg on Sept. 10, 1915, she was the daughter of Emil Fredrick and Minnie (Heichelbeck) Steinkamp. After the passing of her mother, Kathryn's father married Lydia Sophia Poetker...
Morris E. Sinclair (05/15/08)
Morris E. Sinclair, 79, of Lewis, passed away at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at the Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born in Odon on May 3, 1929, he was the son of Alvey and Alma (Henderson) Sinclair. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served during the Korean War. He retired from the National Electrical Union Local No.1392 of Indianapolis. He attended the Coalmont Church of God, and was a lifetime member of the VFW of Worthington...
Jo Anne Dyer (05/15/08)
Jo Anne Dyer, 53, of Worthington, passed away at 9:45 a.m.Thursday, May 15, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, Worthington Chapel.
Mary Jane (Gardner) Bedwell (05/15/08)
Mary Jane (Gardner) Bedwell, 87, of Jasonville, passed away at 11:02 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. Born July 20, 1920 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Gorda and Fern Manuel Hammersley She was a member of Jasonville United Methodist Church and had worked for the Metropolitan School District of Shakamak in the cafateria...
David M. Harp (05/14/08)
David M. Harp, 70, of Linton, passed away at 9:14 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born March 3, 1938 in Linton, he was the son of Francis D. and Ruth E. (Stark) Harp. He had retired from Pfizer in Terre Haute after 33 years of service. He was an U.S. Army veteran, a member of American Legion Post No. 22 and Masonic Lodge No. 560, both of Linton, the Scottish Rite and Zorah Shrine, both of Terre Haute and the Greene County Shrine Club...
Wanda L. McDonald (05/14/08)
Wanda L. (MeMaw) McDonald, 75, of Bloomfield, passed away 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. Born May 24, 1932 in Orange County, she was the daughter of Charles E. and Maymie K. (Bradley) Graves. She was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include: five daughters, Pat and her husband Garry Emmons of Cuzco, Karen and her husband Gene Trinkle of Paoli, Janet and her husband Steve Wininger of French Lick, Judy and her husband Gary Verseman of Bloomfield, and Susan and her husband Gregg Roudebush of Worthington; three sons, Dan and his wife Terri McDonald of Bloomfield, Darren and his wife Michele McDonald of Worthington, and Doug McDonald of Bloomfield; one brother, Charles Graves of Florida; nineteen grandchildren and eleven great, grandchildren.. ...
Gilbert R. Allen (05/14/08)
Gilbert R. "Bud" Allen, 66, of Plainfield, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at his residence. Born on June 30, 1941 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Gilbert and Marjorie Howell Allen. He was machinist at Schwitzers for 17 years, then owned Allen's Drywall and Painting Company until 1998 when he retired. He was a member of the Hamilton County Masonic Lodge No. 533 in Fishers...
Delbert Eugene Calvert (05/14/08)
Delbert Eugene Calvert, 77, passed away Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at Cypress Glen East Nursing Home in Port Arthur, TX. Born on May 30, 1930 in Bloomington, he was the son of Kenneth and Hilda Fern (Hudson) Calvert. He had worked at the RCA plant in Bloomington for 35 years. He served in the United States Air Force from Ocotber 1949 to October 1953. He was a charter member of the Switz City Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Peggy Lee Turner (05/13/08)
A memorial service for Peggy Lee Turner, 56, of Bloomfield, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Red Bud Shelter at West Boggs Park located in Martin County. There will be no visitation. She passed away 3:26 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2008 at Garden Villa in Bedford...
Jeana Marie Rose (05/13/08)
Jeana Marie Rose, 6, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:58 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born April 9, 2002 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan, she was the daughter of Rodney William and Sharon Lynn (Evol) Rose...
Vercie Mae Martin (05/13/08)
Vercie Mae Martin, 93, of Linton, passed away at 9:43 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at the Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Linton. She was born Dec. 21, 1914, in Greene County, Indiana, the daughter of James and Vercie (Heacox) Sargent. She worked at Kennedy Shoe Store in Linton for 25 years, retiring in 1980. She was a member of the Linton First Baptist Church, was Worthy Matron of Eastern Star and was a pink lady at Greene County General Hospital...
Harold R. Wehmeier (05/13/08)
Harold R. Wehmeier, 78, of La Porte, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2008 at LaPorte Hospital in La Porte. Born May 11, 1930 in Westphalia, he was the son of William Wehmeier and Lydia (Held) Wehmeier. He has lived in the LaPorte area since 1947 coming from Westphalia...
Jeana Marie Rose (05/12/08)
Jeana Marie Rose, 6, of Jasonville, passed away Monday, May 12, 2008 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Arrangements are pending at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville.
Nina Barker (05/12/08)
Nina Barker, 96, of Odon, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 2008 at Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center in Odon. Born April 1, 1912, in Greene County, she was the daughter of William Bid and Cora (McFarren) Carpenter. A homemaker, she attended Mt. Nebo Church and Pleasant Hill Church. She was a 13-year volunteer at Ketcham Memorial Center...
Wilbert "Bill" Ricketts (05/10/08)
Wilbert "Bill" Ricketts, 81, of Bloomfield passed away on Friday May 9, 2008 at Select Specialty Hospital (St. Frances Hospital) in Beach Grove. Born September 28, 1926 in Columbus, he was the son of Wilbert F. and Ruby (Knight) Ricketts. He was retired from Indianapolis Union Railway Company...
Mildred M. Allen (05/08/08)
Mildred M. Allen, 85, of Franklin and formerly of Linton, passed away on May 7, 2008 at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin. She was born on Dec. 20, 1922 in Hymera, to the late Everett and Hazel (French) Scott.
Marilyn P. McCarty (05/08/08)
Marilyn P. McCarty, 72, of Sandborn, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Born in Montezuma on Nov. 18, 1935, she was the daughter of Louis and Mary Elizabeth (Fox) Phillips. On October 6, 1956, she married Daniel E. McCarty, who preceded her in death on September 14, 1987...
Helena Lenora Meier (05/08/08)
Helena Lenora Meier, 89, of St. Petersburg, FL. and formerly of Lyons, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2008, in St. Petersburg. She was born Dec. 29, 1918, in Wheatland, the daughter of Theodore & Jemima (LaGard) Catt. She was a homemaker and a member of Saron United Church of Christ in Linton. She lived most of her life in the Knox-Greene County area...
Evelyn I. Calvert (05/08/08)
Evelyn I. Calvert, 84, of Worthington, passed away at 5:17 p.m.,Wednesday, May 07, 2008, at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. She was born Dec. 13, 1923, in Dewitt, Ark., to Veaty W. "Shorty" and Esther (Rollison) Hawks, She was a homemaker, and retired from Crane Naval Depot, was a member of Worthington Christian Church, and also a member of Tri Kappa...
Ruby Violet Bedwell (05/07/08)
Ruby Violet Bedwell, 97, of Wadesville and formerly of Dugger, passed away at 1:21 p.m. Monday May 5, 2008 at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville. She was born in Sullivan County on April 19, 1911, the daughter of Aaron Blakeman and Clara Chambers Blakeman...
Mildred Allen (05/07/08)
Mildred Allen, 85, of Franklin and formerly of Linton, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at the Franklin Masonic Home. Arrangements are pending at the Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, Linton Chapel.
John H. Priest (05/07/08)
John H. Priest, 89 of Linton, passed at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Linton on Sept. 30, 1918, the son of Nathan and Henrietta (Alderson) Priest. He served in the United States Army in the 5th Armored Division under the command of General Patton during World War II, earning five battle stars. ...
Evelyn I. Calvert (05/07/08)
Evelyn I. Calvert, 84, of Worthington, passed away at 5:17 p.m. Wednesday, May 07, 2008, at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, Worthington Chapel.
Betty Jane Buzan Johnson (05/07/08)
Betty Jane Buzan Johnson, 83, of Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Davis Gardens Health Center. She was born April 17, 1925, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Clarence William Buzan and Edith Rausch Buzan. She married James R. Johnson on Aug. 19, 1949, and he preceded her in 1983...
Gladys Mary Houghton Lammey (05/07/08)
Gladys Mary Houghton Lammey, 92, of Waterford, Mich. and formerly of Jasonville, passed away April 17, 2008. Born Oct. 11, 1915 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of the late John and Gertrude Houghton. She was the wife of the late Willard Lammey; sister of Barbara Plants and the late Horace Houghton...
Florence M. Graham (05/06/08)
Florence M. Graham, 95, of Carlisle, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Monday May 5, 2008 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. She was born in Oblong, Ill. June 5, 1912 to William Hoover and Bertha Sears Hoover. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Linton...
Florence M. Graham (05/06/08)
Florence M. Graham, 95, of Carlisle, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Monday May 5, 2008 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. She was born in Oblong, Ill. June 5, 1912 to William Hoover and Bertha Sears Hoover. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Linton...
Deannea (Mel) Melody Blake (05/05/08)
Deannea (Mel) Melody Blake, 52, of Ellettsville, passed away at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 4, 2008 at Richland Bean Blossom Health Care Center in Ellettsville. Born December 8, 1955 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Lloyd E. Sr. and Dorothy (Hamlin) Blake...
Lily Lee Bailey (05/04/08)
Lily Lee Bailey, 78, passed away at 2:25 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2008, at Shakamak Good Samaritan in Jasonville. She was born in Hong Kong on May 17, 1929. She came to the U.S. in 1956 and attended South Eastern Christian College in South Carolina where she achieved two master's degrees and met her husband Roger B. Bailey Sr. She was principal of a Chinese school and comptroller of a dental office in San Antonio, Texas. She served as Treasurer of Baldwin Park, California...
Joy Ann Salesman (05/04/08)
Joy Ann Salesman, 67, of Vicksburg, passed away at 10:38 p.m. Friday May 2, 2008 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born in Terre Haute, Indiana November 29, 1940 to Wayne E. Cowden and Katherine Burnam Cowden. She was married to Joy H. Salesman on December 20, 1957...
Elsie M. Chaney (05/02/08)
Elsie M. Chaney, 86, of Avilla, Ind., passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday April 30, 2008 at Kendallville Manor in Kendallville. Born Feb. 14, 1922 in Jackson Township (Greene County) she was the daughter of Henry & Opal (Coopeer) Babb. Elsie was a homemaker...
Chester Leo 'Chet' Alumbaugh (05/01/08)
Chester Leo "Chet" Alumbaugh, 87, Poway, Calif., and formerly of Sullivan, died April 27, 2008, in San Diego. He was born Jan. 4, 1921, in Carlisle to Ora "O.J." and Elizabeth Eslinger Alumbaugh. The 1938 Sullivan High School graduate and U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II was a retired retail manager for J.C. Penney. He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks...