Obituaries from April 2009
Herbert Franklin "Tick" Everhart, Jr.
Herbert Franklin "Tick" Everhart, Jr., 80, of Kankakee, Ill. and formerly of Jasonville, died at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at Momence Meadows Nursing Home at Momence, Ill. and Ina Merle (Roe) Everhart He was a TV and electronic repairman. He was preceded in death by his parents...
Donald Leroy (DJ) Borders III
Donald Leroy (DJ) Borders III, 33, of Linton, passed away at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Feb. 23, 1976 in Linton, he was the son of Donald Leroy Borders, Jr. and Janey Marie (Lawless) Borders. He worked for Peabody Coal Company and also poured concrete. He was a member of ABATE of Indiana, an associate member of the FOP, Sons of the American Legion Post #22, and was a member of the Renegades...
Harold D. Powell
Harold D. Powell, 84, of Linton, entered into rest on Monday, April 27, 2009. He was born on June 27, 1924 in Linton, to Jacob (Jake) and Zella (Tincher) Powell. He married Leola Ruth Page on June 6, 1945. He married Mary S. Sargent on July 5, 1988...
Bonnie L. Jeffrey
Bonnie L. Jeffrey, 63, of Jasonville, passed away Monday, April 27, 2009, at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. Born in Marshall, IL, on March 14, 1946, she was the daughter of Earl Bays and Ruth J. Moody. Bonnie was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was a homemaker...
Mary L. Anderson
Mary L. Anderson, 90, of Linton, passed away Monday, April 27, 2009, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. Born in Birdseye, Ark. on July 13, 1918, she was the daughter of Cal and Dora (Scott) Lesley. On August 16, 1933, she married Arlie J. Anderson...
Joseph Francis Wathen
Joseph Francis Wathen, 88, of Linton, passed away at 10:45 p.m. Monday, April 27, 2009, at Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Linton. He was born Aug. 23, 1920, in Jasonville, the son of Thomas & Lucy (Hensley) Wathen. He was a farmer and worked as a mechanic on Ford's for Red Sanders and worked 25 years for Laverne Rollison on Ford tractors. ...
Alfred "Lee" Utt
Alfred "Lee" Utt, 80, of Bloomington, died Sunday, April 26, 2009, at Bell Trace Health and Living Center. Born Dec. 3, 1928 in Bicknell, he was the son of Robert and Laverne (Salters) Utt. Lee was a registered land surveyor and a lifelong member of the Indiana Society of Professional Land Surveyors. He practiced in the Bloomington area from 1970 to 2008. He was the cornerstone of his family and to the surveying community...
Harriett Hope Wright
Harriett Hope Wright, 87, of Brandon, Miss., passed away on Monday, April 27, 2009 in Hospice Ministries care after a long and wonderful life. Harriett was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend. She was born in Bloomfield, Indiana on October 11, 1921, the third child of Odell and Margaret Wright...
Robert M. Moore
Robert M. Moore, 94, of Lyons passed away at 1:12 P.M. on Monday April 27, 2009 at the Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. Born Feb. 11, 2009 in Greene County, he was the son of William E. and Mary Ardilla (Bovenschen) Moore. Bob was retired from Civil Service at NWSC Crane. Bob was a member of the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge # 84, Bloomfield American Legion and VFW and the Bloomfield First Christian Church. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran...
Kathy A. Stewart
Kathy A. Stewart, 61, of Terre Haute, and formerly of Sullivan and Linton died Sunday, April 26, 2009 in her home. She was born Oct. 8, 1947 in Linton to Robert Stewart and Lyda Panky Stewart. Survivors include a son, Donald "Buddy Weaver, Jr. of Linton; two daughters, Donna Wagner and her husband, Bryan of Lafayette and Ann Mesaeh and her husband, James of Terre Haute; a sister, Sylvia Simon and her husband, Ernie of Linton; nine grandchildren, Jonathon, Ashley, Bryan, Dylan, Rylee, Michael, Trinity, Kerri and Steven and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Judith K. Boger
Judith K. Boger, 60, of Bicknell, went to be with the Lord at 6:52 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Pleasantville on April 8, 1949, and was the daughter of Raymond Chambers and Letha Mollet Chambers. Judy was a member of the Emmanuel Apostolic Church in Hymera, where she was also a Sunday School teacher...
Harold D. Powell
Harold D. Powell, 84, of Linton, passed away Monday, April 27, 2009 at Clarion North Medical Center in Carmel.
Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Linton.
Marsha Jean (Kindred) Grenat
Marsha Jean (Kindred) Grenat, 56, of Lafayette died Thursday evening April 23, 2009 at her home after a long battle with cancer. Born August 23, 1952 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Wilbert Garrett Kindred and Katherine Delois (Martindale) Kindred Carpenter, both deceased...
Lori Ann McCoin
Lori Ann McCoin, 42, of Solsberry, passed away at 11:05 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born July 4, 1966 in Linton, she was the daughter of Larry and Nancy (Waskom) Snooks. She was a homemaker and loved horses. Surviving relatives include: her husband, Tim W. ...
Marcus M. Bartley
Marcus M. Bartley, 92, of Dugger, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Saturday April 25, 2009 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Greene County on June 4, 1916, the son of Russell Bartley and Nellie Fulk Bartley. Marcus was preceded in death by his wife Naomi Allen Bartley in 2002, also a brother Jack Bartley...
Shirley M. (Dann) Ricketts
Shirley M. (Dann) Ricketts, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 7:03 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born December 13, 1929 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Fred and Betty Jane Dann. She was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include: her children, James L. ...
Lillian Lovelle Drake
Lillian Lovelle Drake, 89, of Dugger, passed away at 8:22 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2009 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born in Muhlenburg, Ky. on Oct. 31, 1919, the daughter of Lester Downing and Ether Vick Downing. She was preceded in death by her parents, also her husband Andrew P. Drake in 1993...
Gretchen Loriene Stark West
Gretchen Loriene Stark West, 98, of Coalmont passed away at 7:15 a.m. Thurday, April 23, 2009 at her residence. She was born Nov. 19, 1910 in Clay County to Clyde Roscoe Stark and Grace Jeffers Stark. She was a wonderful mother and housewife and loved serving her Lord. She was a member of Coalmont Baptist Church where she was involved with many activities and played the piano for many years. She worked in the cafeteria in the Shakamak Elementary and Junior High School at Coalmont...
Eleanor Ruth Penrod
Eleanor Ruth Penrod, 73, of Tilton, Ill. joined her Heavenly Father in His Kingdom on April 21, 2009. She passed from this world peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones. God saw Ruth getting tired and a cure was not to be, so He put his arms around her and whispered "come to Me". ...
Sue A. Moehlmann
Sue A. Moehlmann died peacefully on Monday, April 20, at Benedictine Hospital in Kingston, NY, after a courageous year-long battle with colon cancer. She was born May 3, 1950, in Linton, Indiana, the beloved first child of Vera (Herron) and Harold Moehlmann, and they survive...
Sue Ann Moehlman
Sue Ann Moehlman, 58, died at 7:58 a.m. Monday, April 20, 2009 at the Benedictine Hospital in Kingston, New York.
Arrangements are pending at the Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Anna Lee Wright
Anna Lee Wright, 89, of Linton, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Marco, on July 31, 1919, she was the daughter of Curtis R. and Laura M. (West) Heaton. She married Gail Wright in August of 1939...
Kevin "Cooter" Webster
Kevin "Cooter" Webster, 46, of Linton, passed at 2 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2009 at his residence.
Born Nov. 2, 1962 in Daviess County, he was the son of Robert and Betty Abel.
Pauline G. Holtsclaw
Pauline G. Holtsclaw, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:35 a.m. Friday, April 17, 2009, at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born June 23, 1922 in Greene County, she was the daughter of McKinley and Helen (Barge) Helms. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Pentecostal Church...
Betty L. Neidigh
Betty L. Neidigh, 80, of Lyons, passed away at 3:50 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2009 at Millers Merry Manor in Sullivan. Born Sept. 27, 1928 in Marion County, she was the daughter of Floyd and Mary I. (Vandeventer) Kendall. Betty was a member of the banking community for many years working in bookkeeping, she was a member of the Sandborn United Methodist Church...
Philip E. Sartore
Philip E. Sartore, 50, of Bloomfield, IN and formerly of Evansville, IN died Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Philip was born on Aug. 13, 1958 to Glenda Cook and the late Robert Sartore. He graduated from North High School and Indiana University and received his Masters of History from Mississippi State University. He collected art and was a Civil War historian. He was retired from Crane Naval Depot in Crane, IN...
Grace I. Fancher
Grace I. Fancher, 75, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2009. She was born March 13, 1934 in Switz City to the late James and Emma Deckard. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Harold Fancher; her son, Harold "Randy" Fancher II (Mary); and grandchildren Samantha, Andrea and Eric Fancher, and Grant, Stephen, and Tommy Sollenberger...
Martha L. Husband
Martha L. Husband, 82, of Gulfport, Miss., passed away on April 8, 2009 in Gulfport. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lester Husband. She was a member of Lover's Lane Christian Church, Long Beach, the Order of the Eastern Star, the Red Hat Society, and the Long Beach Garden Club. She was a former lab technician at Green County General Hospital in Linton...
Earl J. Hofert, Jr.
Whenever Earl Hofert traveled, he filled the small spaces in his datebook with meticulous notes. "Motored 150 miles today. Weather breezy and sunny. Ham sandwich for lunch." His letters to his nieces and nephews paid the same attention to detail. "Temp. on lanai: 75 degrees. Pool warmer, at 82."...
Lt. Col. James W. Cooper
Lt. Col. James W. Cooper, of Ormond Beach, FL, passed away Oct. 27, 2008 at his residence. Graveside service will be 2:30 P. M. Saturday, April 18, 2009 at Worthington Cemetery with full military honors. He was the nephew of Mrs. Austin (Ruth) Graves; and cousin of Randy, Terry, Heather Graves and Bobby Wilson of Worthington and Laurinburg, NC...
Dwight "Bud" Allen
Dwight "Bud" Allen, 74, of Worthington passed away at 1:05 p.m., Monday, April 13, 2009 at his residence. He was born Dec. 8, 1934, in Waverly, Ohio to Dwight and Bertha (Lansing) Allen. He retired from Operators Engineers Local #841; was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War; and was a member of the American Legion #0479 at Lyons...
Joanna M. (Eccles) Boruff
Joanna M. (Eccles) Boruff, 89, of Indianapolis, formerly of Clay City, passed away at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Friday, April 10, 2009 following an extended illness. She was born in Clay County May 10, 1919 to John E. and Juanita (Miller) Eccles...
Carl E. "Goatman" Harbrueger
Carl E. "Goatman" Harbrueger, 92, of Sullivan and formerly of Lyons, died at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. The U.S. Army veteran of World War II was born Nov. 25, 1916, in Terre Haute to Carl and Nell Harbrueger...
Walter W. Howell
Walter W. Howell, 69, of Midland, passed away at 4:27 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
He was born in Koleen on January 22, 1940, the son of Clyde O. & Etna (Homes) Howell.
Mark Christopher Deem
Mark Christopher Deem, 49, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:58 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009 at his grandmothers' residence in Bloomfield. Born June 25, 1959 in Bloomington, he was the son of William and Mildred (Groomer) Deem. Mark was a devoted family man who was also an avid fisherman and motorcycle enthusiast...
Ralph L. Kirchoff
Ralph L. Kirchoff, 81, of Vincennes, passed away April 8, 2009 at 11:52 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. He was born May 5, 1927 in Edwardsport, the son of Emil and Hilda Pepmeier Kirchoff. He graduated Edwardsport High School and he married Wilma J. ...
Charles Kenneth Jones
Charles Kenneth Jones, rural Farmersburg, died at Sullivan County. Community Hospital in Sullivan at 10:42 a.m. April 8, 2009. Born on March 23, 1929 in Washington, IN, he was the son of Harold Leroy and Lillian Ann (Walford) Jones. He retired in 1973 after being a letter carrier for 22 years...
John Wesley Hugunin
John Wesley Hugunin, 34, of Sullivan and formerly of Greene County, died Tuesday evening, April 7, 2009, at his residence. He was born in Daviess County on Nov. 15, 1974, the son of John Edwin and Teresa (Rasico) Hugunin. He was a 1994 graduate of White River Valley High School in Switz City. He had worked in construction...
Jerry W. Plummer
Jerry W. Plummer, 68, of Linton, passed away Monday, April 6, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born October 30, 1940, to Kenneth W. Plummer and Hazel Lucille (McKain) Jordan. On October 7, 2003, he married LaDona J. (Williams). Jerry was a member of The Pentecostal Church in Sullivan. He was employed with J.I. Case for 26 years as a machinist and Quality Control Inspector until he retired in 1992...
Donna Sue Shaw
Donna Sue Shaw, 55, of Solsberry, passed away at 9:13 a.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2009 at her residence. Born March 9, 1954 in Bloomington, she was the daughter of Emery "Buck" Porter and Barbara (Hamm) Porter. Donna Sue was a homemaker and a member of the Newark Lighthouse Church. Donna Sue was the sweetest, strongest country girl I know, she always had a kind word to say or a song to sing, she was the best. We love you mom, 26 cents you can't lose us...
Anna G. Kress
Anna G. Kress, 90, of Bedford and formerly of Linton, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Shands at University of Florida. She was born in Terre Haute on July 3, 1918, to W.C. and Opal (Green) Baker. On August 5, 1938, she married Jack Kress. Anna was a homemaker. ...
Donald L. Blanton
Donald L. Blanton, 73, of Switz City, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009, at Greene County General Hospital.
He was born Sept. 26, 1935, to Frank and Mary Ellen (Pruett) Blanton. On May 26, 1967, he married Roma A. (Hobbs).
Opal "Memaw" Richardson
Opal "Memaw" Richardson, 70, of Lyons passed away at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2009 at the Lyons Health & Living Center. Born March 15, 1939 in Neosho, Missouri she was the daughter of George Washington Chester and Maude Alice (Schartz) Chester. Opal was retired from RCA/Thompson Consumer Electronics in Bloomington. She was a member of the White River Valley Baptist Church...
Doris P. Jackson
Doris P. Jackson, 79, of Dugger, passed away at 12:50 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2009 at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Sullivan County, Feb. 5, 1930, the daughter of Christopher Chubb and Maggie Bedwell Chubb. Doris was a member of the Pleasantville First United Methodist Church. ...
George Lee Cox
George Lee Cox, 76, of Washington, passed away at 3:33 a.m. Friday at Daviess Community Hospital. Born Feb. 28, 1933, in Jasonville, he was the son of Luther Robinson "Bob" and Louetta (Slusher) Cox. He attended Washington schools and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. ...
Gene Tucker, of Speedway, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2009. He was born Oct. 21, 1929 to Branson and Nellie Tucker. He graduated from Linton High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was a member of Clermont Christian Church and was formerly a repairman for Standard Duplicators...
Walter Secrest, 89, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:43 p.m. Tuesday March 31, 2009 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. He was born in Sullivan County on Dec. 30, 1919, the son of Rosco Secrest and Alice Pearson Secrest. Walter was U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a coal miner, and retired from General Electric in Linton...