Obituaries from May 2009
Erman P. Bailey
Erman P. Bailey, 98, of Jasonville, formerly of Clay City passed away May 27, 2009 at the Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Jasonville. He was born July 30, 1910 to James T. and Ora Etta Duncan Bailey on a farm south of Clay City. He lived on the family farm most all of his life. At age 85 he moved to an apartment at the Shakamak Good Samaritan Retirement Center and later resided at the nursing center there...
Elmer Ray Floyd
Elmer Ray Floyd, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 8:25 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born February 20, 1924 in Greene County, he was the son of Harrison and Ruby (Foster) Floyd. He retired as a Foreman for REMC and was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ...
James A. Bray
James A. Bray, 73, of Owensburg, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009 at his residence. Born Feb. 28, 1936 in Martinsville, he was the son of Frank and Nora (Unversaw) Bray. He was the owner and operator of Bray's U-Pick in Owensburg. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force...
William (Bill) L. Tincher
William (Bill) L. Tincher, 93 of Linton and formerly of Indianapolis, passed away in the early afternoon of Thursday, May 28, 2009 with his son Jerry at his side at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Linton on March 12, 1916 the son of Floyd and Jesse (Richardson) Tincher...
Jackie L. Perry
Jackie L. Perry, 64, of Montgomery and formerly of Linton, passed away on May 27, 2009. He was born to Leon Perry and Barbara (Frankenfield) Stafford. He was the step son of the late Arthur M. Risher. Jackie was a retired truck driver of many years. ...
William L. Tincher
William L. Tincher, 93, of Linton, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Dorothy M. Wuellner
Dorothy M. (Beagle) Wuellner, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother, 95, of Ft. Myers, Fla. and formally of Shelbyville, Ind. and Linton, passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009. Born April 5, 1914, in Shelby County, Dorothy was the daughter of Allen Morton and Virgie (Hampton) Beagle...
Harmon H. Tyson
Harmon H. Tyson, 86, of Lyons, passed away at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2009 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Harmon was born Sept. 17, 1922 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky to Ora and Frances Emily (Gaddis) Tyson. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired from Peabody Coal Company...
Vernon Inman Porter
Vernon Inman Porter, 88, of Bloomfield, passed away 1:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at Ketcham Memorial Center in Odon. Born Dec. 5, 1920 in Martin County, he was the son of Thomas J. and Freda C. (Inman) Porter. He worked for NSWC Crane, was a farmer, and was a bookkeeper for Greene County for many years...
Walter E. Barry
Walter E. Barry, 92, of Linton, went to be with the Lord on Monday May 25, 2009 at his residence. He was born in Blythesville, Ark., July 28, 1916 to the Rev. R. L. Barry and Lula Osborne Barry. He was a member of the First Church of God in Linton, and a self-employed auto mechanic...
Norma Jean Noel
Norma Jean Noel, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:50 a.m. on Saturday May 23, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born September 8, 1922 in Mineral, Ind., she was the daughter of Ora Don and Anna (Foster) Ockerman. Norma Jean was a homemaker and also worked as a telephone operator. She was a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church...
Jackson Loudermilk, 60, of Spencer, passed away at Bloomington Hospital, Thursday, May 21, 2009. He was born Oct. 23, 1948 in Spencer to Roy and Ruth (Edwards) Loudermilk. Jack worked as a police officer and served as the Chief of Police. He was a member of The Seventh Day Adventist Church, FOP, Chiefs of Police Association, and Civil War Re-enactors. He also enjoyed volunteering with Wildlife Rehabilitation...
Wilma L. Kent
Wilma L. Kent, 85, of Sandborn, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at Freelandville Community Home. Born in Emison, Ind., on July 13, 1923, she was the daughter of Raphael Wayne and Rosa Pearl (Fiscus) Curry. Wilma worked at the General Electric Plant in Linton for 15 years and was an Avon pepresentative for 25 years. She was a member of the Sandborn Baptist Church. Wilma was an avid quilt maker and enjoyed baking, gardening and crafts...
Virginia Kay Titus
Virginia Kay Titus, 65, of Bloomfield passed away at 10:37 a.m. Sunday, May 17, 2009 at St. Vincent Seton Hospital in Indianapolis. Born August 16, 1943 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Herbert and Ethel (Foster) Bedwell. Virginia was retired from Crane where she worked as a payroll clerk. She was the Past Matron of the Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star # 538, Past Guardian of Bethel # 72 Jobs Daughters, Better Homes Homemakers Club and NARFE...
Virginia K. Titus
Virginia K. Titus, 65, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday May 17, 2009 at St. Vincent Seton Hospital in Indianapolis.
Arrangements are pending at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Carolyn Sue Grabbe
Carolyn Sue Grabbe, 64, of Sullivan and formerly of Hymera, passed away at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born April 4, 1945 in Linton to Harold Eugene Bicknell and Beulah Custer Bicknell. She was a member of the Hymera First Baptist Church and the Gold Wing Road Riders Association...
Gerald D. Frye
Gerald D. Frye, 69, of Switz City, died Monday, May 18, 2009, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Linton on Aug. 21,1939, the son of Robert "Chick" and Mary "Bea" (Cullison) Frye. He served in the Army National Guard, and retired from Crane as an explosives handler. He was an avid fisherman and hunter...
Ola J. Burris
Ola J. Burris, 72, Vincennes, passed away at her residence on Saturday, May 16, 2009. Ola was born on Jan. 31, 1937, the daughter of William and Allie (Ramer) Matthews. She married Raymond "Junior" Burris and he passed away on August 21, 1986. Ola was a homemaker...
Carl English Porter, Jr.
Carl English Porter, Jr., 69, of Jerseyville, IL and formerly of Jasonville, died at 2:17 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2009. Born Sept. 16, 1939 in Linton to Carl Morgan Porter and Rosalind Elnor (English) Porter. He was a retired Middle School science teacher and taught in Jersey Community Unit School District 100 for more than 30 years. ...
Ellis G. Williams
Ellis G. Williams, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, 84, of Lyons, died at Lyons Health and Living Center Friday night surrounded by family and friends. Born Oct. 31, 1924 in Knox County, Ellis was the son of Ira and Edith (Westfall) Williams...
Robert Wayne Simon
Robert Wayne Simon, 47 of Linton, died Thursday, May 14, 2009 in Lyons. He was born in Linton on May 24, 1961, the son of Ernest and Sylvia A. (Stewart) Simon. He was a 1979 graduate of L & M High School. Robert worked at Wal-Mart in Linton. He loved the outdoors & enjoyed fishing...
Emma Royelle Wood
Emma Royelle Wood, 78, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:26 a.m. Friday, May 15, 2009 at her residence. Born July 5, 1930 in Shoals, she was the daughter of Roy Ashcraft and Anna E. (Pribble) Wright. She was a homemaker and a member of the Faith Christian church in Bloomfield and was an avid card player...
Emilee, Sophie, & Brileigh Swan
Newborn triplets of Terry and Brandi (Fisher) Swan, Emilee Jade and Sophie Claire, died on Friday, May 8, 2009. Brileigh Madison died on Monday, May 11, 2009, at St. Vincent Women's Hospital in Indianapolis. They were born on Thursday, May 7, 2009, in Indianapolis...
Robert E. Hord Sr.
Robert E. Hord Sr., 75, of Chicago, IL, Naples, FL and Aiken, SC, passed away on May 12, 2009. He was born Jan. 31, 1934 in Bloomfield, to Earl E. And Violet (Halderman) Hord. He attended Worthington-Jefferson High School, Moraine Valley Community College and the University of Virginia. ...
Jerry M. Flynn
Jerry M. Flynn, 63, of Owensburg, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2009. He was born to Clyde and Leva (Helms) Flynn on December 9, 1945 in Harrodsburg, IN. Jerry was a painter for Local Union # 47 where he retired. He also was a farmer for many years. Jerry was of the Pentecostal faith...
John Stewart Wynn
John Stewart Wynn, 20, of Terre Haute, and formerly of Linton, passed away Monday, May 11, 2009 in Clay City. He was born on May 29, 1988, in Terre Haute to David B. and Karla L. (Keck) Wynn. John was a 2007 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and was attending Ivy Tech Community College. He loved martial arts and spending time with his friends. Jack McVickers was his mentor and the McVickers Martial Arts Studio was a great part of his life. He attended Lawton Street Christian Church...
Wayne William Malone
Wayne W. Malone, 72, of Cincinnati, Ohio and and formerly of Linton, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2009, at 7:09 a.m. at Spectrum Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich. He was born on March 8, 1937, in Pennsylvania to Parmela "Red" and Melba Malone. Wayne graduated from Dormont High School in Pennsylvania in 1956 and was a veteran of the United States Air Force...
Mark Chaney Henico
Mark Chaney Henico, 51, of Linton, passed away Tuesday afternoon, May 12, 2009, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. He was born Oct. 16, 1957, in Connersville, the son of William J. and Treva L. (Chaney) Henico. He graduated in 1977 from Linton-Stockton High School, presently worked at Milestones in Bloomington as a Behavioral Tech and previously worked for 28 years in funeral service at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Linton. ...
Jerry Wayne Landis
Jerry Wayne Landis, 62, of Linton, passed away at 2:02 p.m.. Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born Oct. 6, 1946, in Linton, the son of Russell "Red" and Vivian (Layman) Landis. Jerry loved his family and loved playing with his grandson. He was an avid Colts fan...
Jerry W. Landis
Jerry W. Landis, 62 of Linton, died at 2:02 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Mark C. Henico
Mark C. Henico, 51, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2009 in Bloomington.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
John Wynn, 20, of Terre Haute and formerly of Linton, passed away Monday, May 11, 2009.
Arrangements are pending at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Mary Ruth Noel Alsop
Mary Ruth Noel Alsop, 90, of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2009. She was born May 4, 1919 in eastern Greene County to Frank Noel and Stella Noel. The family moved to Worthington, Indiana in 1922 where Mary Ruth grew up singing in church choirs, The Vested Choir, and later singing solo with the local dance bands. She loved music her entire life. In 1941, she married Ray D. Alsop of Linton, who was her sweetheart and husband for 39 years until he passed away in 1980...
Eva M. McIntosh
Eva M. McIntosh, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away 10:40 p.m. Monday, May 11, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1923 in Switz City, she was the daughter of Webster D. and Luna (Bland) McIntosh. She was a medical secretary for Dr. H.B. Turner and also worked at ASCS. She was a member of the Tulip Church of God and loved to work outdoors...
M. Wayne Clifford
M. Wayne Clifford, 75. of Switz City, died at 6 a.m. Monday, May 11, 2009, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, after a lengthy battle with heart disease. His battle concluded after his selection and voluntary participation in Left Ventricular Assist Device research, extending his quality of life & time with his family...
Jerry L. Marker
Jerry L. Marker, 40, of Solsberry, died on Saturday, May 9, 2009 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on State Road 43 in Greene County. He was born on July 16, 1968 in Monroe County, the son of Leroy and Bonnie (Hawkins) Marker Sample. He was a 1987 graduate of Edgewood High School and an employee of Vectren Energy Co. in Bloomington. He previously worked for Sassafrass Apartments and Meadow Park Apartments...
John H. York
John H. York, 72, of Linton and formerly of Chesterton, passed away at 2:35 a.m. Monday, May 11, 2009, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born June 23, 1936, in Linton, the son of John William and Marcille L. (Weitzel) York. He retired from LTV Steele in East Chicago, where he worked as a machinist and was later retired as a door greeter at Wal-Mart, was a member of the Linton Church of Christ, was an avid bowler and the best fisherman...
Bertha A. Wells
Bertha A. Wells, 93, formerly of Sandborn, passed away Thursday, May 7, 2009, at the Heritage House of Greensburg in Greensburg, Ind. Born in Fillmore, Ind., on April 14, 1916, she was the daughter of Lowell and Nova (Arnold) Dicks. On May 29, 1953, she married Don E. Wells...
Marcella Jones, 98, Linton, passed away at 7:17 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor in Mooresville. She was born Oct. 2, 1910, in Owen County, to Lloyd and Etta (Hubbell) Padgett. She was homemaker, and formerly worked as a nurses aid. She was a member of Church of Christ in Linton, and Greene County Historical Society...
Thelma Sueanne Edelman
Thelma Sueanne Edelman, 54, of Elliston, passed away at 7:46 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. She was born June 11, 1954, in Linton, the daughter of Garland and Norma (Borders) Daugherty. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her mother, Norma Daugherty, of Jasonville; her husband, Joe Edelman of Elliston, to whom she was married Jan. ...
Thelma Pearl Green
Thelma Pearl Green, 84, Worthington, passed away 7:59 a.m. Thursday, May 7, 2009, at Garden Villa in Bloomington. She was born Oct. 7, 1924 in Greene County to Leonard and Gladys (Hill) Green. She was a member of Lincoln Christian Church. She is survived by 2 brothers, Vernal "Bud" (Phyllis) Green, Worthington; Bernard (Doris) Green, Tennessee; two sisters, Rosemary Green; Linton; Dorothy Welsh, Terre Haute; and several nieces and nephews...
Lee Allen, 91, of Lyons, passed away at 3:54 p.m. on Wednesday May 6, 2009 at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Dec. 11, 1917 in Lyons, he was the son of Roy Lee Allen and Millard Fillmore(Weddle) Allen. Lee was a farmer and was retired from the Iron Workers Local Union, was a volunteer fireman in Lyon and was a member of the Iron Workers Local Union in Lafayette...
James William Burris
James William Burris, 86 of Linton passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at the Bloomington Hospital. He was born January 15, 1923 in Monroe County to Frank and Anna Lucile Zike Burris. After attending Smithville High School he went on to proudly serve our country in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. ...
Gerald W. Stone Sr.
Gerald W. Stone Sr., 71, of Vicksburg, passed away at 11:32 a.m. Wednesday May 6, 2009 at his residence. He was born in Gary on January 19, 1938 the son of Gerald E. Stone and Pauline Neal Stone. He was a member of the Summerville Church of Christ, and retired from General Electric after 35 years. He also was the owner and operator of S&S Cabinet Shop in Vicksburg...
Jessica Ellen Burris McBride
Jessica Ellen Burris McBride, 42, of Linton, passed away at 9:19 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born in Sullivan on Aug. 22, 1966, the daughter of Jesse Engle and Lenora (Nogie) King Bock. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter 19 No. 1434 in Linton...
Jeffrey L. Alexander
Jeffrey L. Alexander, 59, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at his residence. He was born December 5, 1949, to Ivan and Jocelyn (Parks) Alexander. On September 20, 1997, he married Beavely Chambers. Jeffrey was a member of the American Legion Post #22 and VFW Post #7118. He was an operating engineer with Local #841 and worked as a security officer with Owen Detective Agency until he retired. He was a veteran serving with the U.S. Marines...
Charlotte A. Phillips
Charlotte A. Phillips, 73, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at her residence. She was born in Greene County on Jan. 12, 1936, to Opal Marshall. She married Joseph Phillips, Jr. on August 31, 1954 and they had two daughters. She worked for RCA in Bloomington, retiring in 1982...
Ruth Lynn (Berry) Shanks
Ruth Lynn (Berry) Shanks, 86, of Sandborn passed away Monday, May 4, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born on Oct. 30, 1922, in rural Sandborn, to Johnnie and Anne (Fielder) Berry. She was the third of six children. Ruth graduated from Sandborn High School and worked in Washington for a while before going to beauty college in Indianapolis. ...
Wilbert W. Killion
Wilbert W. Killion, 87 of Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Cobblestone Crossing. He had resided at Sycamore Manor Retirement Community until recently. He was born Dec. 17, 1921 in Clay County, the son of Charles Killion and Sadie Evans Killion...
Charles "Buddy" Staley
Charles "Buddy" Staley, 75, of Linton passed away at 7:50 p.m. on Sunday May 3, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born August 30, 2009 in Lawrence County, he was the son of Andrew B. Staley and Matha (Sexton) Staley Floyd. He was a resident of the Linton Nursing and Rehab, who was loved by all...
Dixie J. Glenn
Dixie J. Glenn, 71, of Linton, Indiana, passed away Friday, May 1, 2009, at her residence. She was born in Hymera, Indiana, to Richard and Kathleen (Duckworth) Harrison on January 22, 1938. On May 6, 1967, she married Ray Glenn.
Laura H. Hatfield
Laura H. Hatfield, 63, of Carlisle, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Brazil, Indiana May 20, 1945 the daughter of Russell Walters and Ruth Loy Walters. Laura was a member of the Shaker Prairie Church in Carlisle and was formerly employed at the Greene Co. Court House and most recently employed at Hester's Grocery in Carlisle...