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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Obituaries from June 2009

Harley Fred Skirvin (06/30/09)
Harley Fred Skirvin, 87, of Bloomington, was born Feb. 23, 1922 at the Skirvin Farm to Fred and Corda (Young) Skirvin and entered his eternal life in heaven with Jesus on June 29, 2009. Harley graduated from Unionville High School in 1939 and worked for REMC, Coca Cola, and Sarkes Tarzian. ...
Oral "Johnny" Long (06/30/09)
Oral "Johnny" Long, 91, passed away Monday at his home in Elnora with his family at his bedside. He was born Oct. 12, 1917, to George and Tena Long who preceded him in death. He was a lifelong resident of Elnora and a well-known farmer. He was best known for his outstanding herd of purebred Duroc hogs. ...
Seth D. Lavender (06/29/09)
Seth D. Lavender, 23, of rural Bloomfield, passed away at 8:28 p.m. on Sunday June 28, 2009 in Solsberry. Seth was born in Monroe County, the son of Dennis D. and Linda L. (Laughlin) Lavender. Seth was a Christian and a member of the Cross Roads Community Church in Bedford...
Virgil L. Meier Jr. (06/29/09)
Virgil L. Meier Jr., 61, of Pleasantville and formerly of Hammond, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in East Chicago May 3, 1948, the son of Virgil Lawrence Meier and Lillian Jansky Meier. He was a U.S. ...
Frances M. (Dugger) Marlow (06/29/09)
Frances M. (Dugger) Marlow, 67, of Dugger, IN, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born in New Castle on March 20, 1942, she was the daughter of Francis R. and Audrey E. (Ashby) Dugger. She married James W. Marlow on September 1, 1984...
Ermil E. Richardson (06/29/09)
Ermil E. Richardson, 88, Linton, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2009, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born on Nov. 7, 1920, in Scotland, IN. to John R. and Freida (Stone) Richardson. On March 29, 1938, Ermil married Ruth Arthur and they had two children...
Mary Elizabeth Gordon (06/28/09)
Mary Elizabeth Gordon, 95, went home to be with her Lord on June 26, 2009, at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Penny Gordon of rural Lewis. Mary was born July 9, 1913, in Sullivan County, the daughter of David Elmer Miller and Ma Ethel Miller...
Joshua Jon Merritt (06/26/09)
Joshua Jon Merritt, 11, of Newberry, passed away at 8:12 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Riley Childrens Hospital in Indianapolis. Born February 10, 1998 in Bloomington, he was the son of Peter James Merritt and Lisa Mae (Crays) Burris. Josh was a fourth grade student at East Elementary School in Loogootee and previously attended Bloomfield Elementary School. Josh enjoyed anything to do with the outdoors and was a member of the Bloomfield Youth League football team...
Randy Scott Miller (06/26/09)
Gary Lee Williams (06/25/09)
Gary Lee Williams, 62, of Route 2 Worthington, passed away at his residence at 6 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 2009. He was born April 9, 1947 in Poland to Gilbert and Roberta (Meek) Williams. He was a over the road truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam. He was a member of the American Legion VFW in Worthington...
Amy Anderson (06/24/09)
Amy Anderson, 85, of Jasonville and formerly of Linton, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Sullivan Co. Community Hospital in Sullivan. She was born in Salem, Ark. on April 18, 1924, the daughter of Edwin Caruthers and Gladys Bolin Caruthers...
Jennifer Ann Peak (06/23/09)
Jennifer Ann Peak, 34, of Paxton, went to heaven with her three loving dogs, Tiny, Bandit, and Dusty in her home early Monday morning, June 22, 2009. She was born on May 16, 1975 in Terre Haute, to William Edward and Vicky (Rogers) Johnson. Jennifer loved scrapbooking, cooking even making her own new recipes, cake decorating, planning outings, and parties with friends and family. She was an animal lover, and a member of Temple Baptist Church in Carlisle...
Dorothy Jane Lehman (06/22/09)
Dorothy Jane (Strosnider) Lehman, 94, of Franklin and formerly of Bloomfield, died June 11, 2009, at Franklin United Methodist Community. Born Dec. 21, 1914 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Virgil and Ida Jane (Noel) Strosnider. She retired from Bendix Corporation in Franklin after 25 years of service...
Kemmeth L. Brookshire (06/22/09)
Kenneth L. Brookshire Kenneth L. Brookshire, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and formerly of Linton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008 at Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte. He was born June 26, 1913 in Newberry. He retired in 1976 in Indianapolis and moved to the Port Charlotte area 24 years ago from Linton...
Amie Kristine Bays Lundy (06/21/09)
Amie Kristine Bays Lundy, 41, of Bloomfield, passed away 9:50 p.m. Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born May 5, 1968 in Linton, she was the daughter of f Kevin R. Bays and Libby (Bland) Grider. She was a certified Dental assistant technician...
Barbara A. Slattery (06/19/09)
Barbara A. Slattery, 81, Indianapolis, passed away June 18, 2009. Barbara was born in Dugger, Ind., on Dec. 26, 1927 to parents Jessie and Edith (Myers) Bedwell. She was a 1945 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and earned her business degree from Indiana Business College...
Donald Ray Cruse (06/19/09)
Donald Ray Cruse, 75, of Worthington, passed away at 2 a.m. Thursday, June 18, 2009 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing in Jasonville. Born Sept. 23, 1933 in Switz City, he was the son of Ray and Delilah (Brannon) Cruse. He married Anna Mae (Ellis) Cruse on June 8, 1951. She preceded him in death on March 12, 2009...
Morris Lee Hudson (06/18/09)
Morris Lee Hudson, 75, of Owensburg, passed away at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2009 at his home in Owensburg. Morris was born Jan. 1, 1934 in Owensburg to Frank and Mildred (Brandon) Hudson. Morris retired from NSWC Crane where he was a mechanical engineering technician. ...
Frances L. Hanson (06/18/09)
Frances L. Hanson, 82, of Owensburg passed away at 7:50 p.m. on Wednesday at Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
E. Geraldine "Jerri" Hamilton (06/17/09)
E. Geraldine "Jerri" Hamilton, 87, Frankfort and formerly of Russiaville, died at 6:53 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2009, at Wesley Manor Health Care in Frankfort. She was born Feb. 5, 1922, in Greene County, to Robert W. and Eva Geraldine (Vest) Chipman. She married Floyd Hamilton on Oct. 29, 1939, and he preceded her in death on March 12, 1995...
Thelma E. Trinkle (06/17/09)
Thelma E. Trinkle, 97, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at the Parkwood Health Care Center, Lebanon, Ind. Born in Martin County, on April 3, 1912, she was the daughter of Frank and Nancy Harriett (Roberts) Inman. She married Robert Trinkle on September 12, 1941...
Mark Elwood Parkes (06/17/09)
Mark Elwood Parkes, 58, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born June 19, 1950 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Stanley E. and Marjorie A. (Alexander) Parkes. He was retired from NSWC Crane as a boiler inspector and was a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church...
Thomas W. Higgins, Jr. (06/17/09)
Thomas W. Higgins, Jr., 58, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington. He was born April 18, 1951, in Linton, the son of Thomas W. Higgins, Sr. and Helen Virginia (Compton) Higgins...
Charles Leon Lambermont (06/17/09)
Charles Leon Lambermont was born on October 2, 1929 in Greene County, and passed away on Monday, June 15, 2009 at his home with his family providing for his care following an extended illness. Charles was the son of Louis Lambermont Jr and Dovey Marie White Lambermont. ...
Louis Ochoa, Jr. (06/12/09)
Louis Ochoa, Jr., 64, of San Antonio, TX., passed away Thursday, June 11, at his residence. He was born June 16, 1945 in Tucson, AZ., the son of Louis and Beatrice Ochoa. He was of the Christian faith. Louis enlisted in the United States Army in 1961. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. While serving his country, he received many service medals and honors and retired in October 1984. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Association...
Michael Jason Parks (06/11/09)
Michael J. Parks, 27, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2009. Michael was employed as a contractor for Rogers and Sons and was a current student of IVY Tech Community College. Michael enjoyed playing his guitar, shooting pool and playing video games. Michael was loved by his family and friends and will be dearly missed...
Vera Deane Barnard (06/08/09)
Vera Deane Barnard, 86, of Linton, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2009, at Bloomington Hospital. Born in Linton, on Sept. 19, 1922, she was the daughter of William R. and Pauline Glen (Plummer) Alkire. She was the office manager at A & H Commission Co. and Basaloid Products, retiring in 1987...
Pansy B. Lindsey (06/08/09)
Pansy B. Lindsey, 91, of Solsberry passed away at 1:55 a.m. on Monday, June 8, 2009 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Pansy was born April 30, 1918 in Clark Range, Tenn. to Clark and Cora (Dearmon) Todd. Pansy was a homemaker and a member of the Solsberry Christian Church, Solsberry Mothers Club and Solsberry Legion Auxiliary...
Rebecca A. Deckard (06/07/09)
Rebecca A. Deckard 73, of Sullivan, passed away at 1:12 p.m. Saturday at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. She was born in Sullivan July 9, 1935, the daughter of Marion "Pete" Chambers and Eula Wright Chambers. She attended Shiloh Church, and was the owner and operator of the Head to Toe Tanning Salon in Sullivan for 20 years...
William Eugene Harrison, (06/07/09)
William Eugene Harrison, 81, of Fairland, IN. and formerly of Dugger, passed away at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Ashford Place in Shelbyville. He was born in Flint, Mich. June 22, 1927, the son of William Harrison and Margaret Arnold Harrison...
Joseph H. Haseman M.D. (06/05/09)
Joseph H. Haseman M.D., 44, of Evansville, passed away Thursday in Evansville from complications of a long battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Dr. Haseman was a gastroenterologist with Gastroenterology Associates in Evansville. He grew up in Washington and attended Washington High School. ...
Alma Juanita Gilreath (06/05/09)
Alma Juanita Gilreath, 83, of Linton and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away at 7:16 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 2009 at her residence in Linton. Born Aug. 3, 1925 in Falmouth, Ky., she was the daughter of Owen Robert and Elsie May (Smith) Holaway. She was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio...
Mary J. Meyer (06/05/09)
Mary J. Meyer, 83, formerly of Sandborn, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2009, at Oakwood Health Campus in Tell City. Born in Shoals, on June 28, 1925, she was the daughter of Claude and Edna (Collins) Chappell. She married Desco D. Meyer on April 15, 1951 and he survives...
Phyllis E. Hiatt (06/04/09)
Phyllis E. Hiatt, 92, of Dugger, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born in Dugger, Feb. 21, 1917, the daughter of Lewis Beck and Alice Borders Beck. Phyllis married Earl "Curly Hiatt on June 17, 1938...
Esther V. Risher (06/03/09)
Esther V. Risher, 93, of Linton, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, near Wheatland in Knox County. She was born Oct. 22, 1915, in Greene County, the daughter of Charles P. and Nellie (Courtney) Trotter. She worked as a registered nurse at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, at a hospital in Terre Haute, at Freeman Greene County Hospital in Linton and at Lakeview Memorial Hospital in Danville, Ill. ...
Nicholas M. Decker (06/02/09)
Nicholas M. Decker, 10, of Scotland, passed away at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis on Friday May 29, 2009. Nicholas was born June 27, 2009 in Bloomington, the son of Robert Decker and Sheilah Savell. Nicholas was a fourth grade student at Bloomfield Elementary School, and he enjoyed the outdoors...
Scott Allen Lagle (06/03/09)
Scott Allen Lagle, 38, of Bloomfield, formerly of Indianapolis, died Monday, June 1, 2009 in an accident at his home. He was born in Indianapolis on December 19, 1970, and was a 1989 graduate of Southport High School. During that time he received many awards; The Highest Honor in Band, The Athletic Achievement Award in Baseball, The Youth Fitness Achievement Award and The Most Improved Grades Scholarship his senior year...
Victoria Ann Reeves Holbert (06/03/09)
Victoria Ann Reeves Holbert, 44, of Dugger, passed away at 10:17 a.m. on Tuesday June 2, 2009 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born in Indianapolis on Nov. 27, 1964, the daughter of Paul Reeves and Belle Rogers Reeves. Vicky loved to camp, fish and make crafts. She was employed at Allomatic in Sullivan...
Esther Risher (06/02/09)
Esther Risher, 93, of rural Linton, passed away in Knox County, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, Linton Chapel.
Otis Vandeventer (06/01/09)
Otis Vandeventer, 94, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2009 at Lyons Health and Living Center in Lyons. Born June 3, 1914 in Greene County, he was the son of Edward and Dona (Flake) Vandeventer. He was retired as a construction worker for the G.H. Allen Company in Vincennes. He attended the Pleasant Ridge Pentecostal Church, was a member of the Laborers Union and the Finishers union...