Obituaries from September 2009
Mary S. White
Mary S. White, 88, of Worthington passed away 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 3, 2009 at Lyons Health & Living Center. She was born May 18, 1921, in Holmes Co.,Fla. to Charles Sandford & Eula Mae (Howell) Radford. She was a homemaker. She is survived by one son, Toby White, Worthington; 2 grandchildren, Madison White and Hayden White; 3 sisters, Georgia Mae Dilleshaw, Christine C. ...
Marianne H. Wright
GREENFIELD -- Marianne H. Wright, 79, passed away on Sept. 28, 2009 at the Ellison House in Greenfield. Born on March 11, 1930, she was the daughter of Oscar and Elsie Harmon. She graduated from Linton High School and married her high school sweetheart, Clyde L. Wright, on April 24, 1949...
Evelyn Maxine Houser
Evelyn Maxine Houser, 88, of Ellettsville passed away on Friday, Sept. 25, 2009 at her residence. She was born into the home of Rex Stone and Helen (Lynn) Stone on Aug. 31, 1921 in Bloomfield. Evelyn was a homemaker and was a member of the Epsilon Xi Tri Kappa Chapter. She was of the Baptist faith...
Nina F. Noel
Mrs. Nina F. Noel, 80, of Salem and formerly of Bloomfield, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009 at 8:50 p.m. at The Waters in Salem. She was born Feb. 2, 1929 in Greene County to Harvey and Mary Carmichael. She was a retired employee of RCA at Rockville, and had worked at Kellys Chairs at Linton...
Edith L. Donahue Cain
Edith L. Donahue Cain Edith L. Donahue Cain, 91, of Springville passed away at 3:25 A.M. on Thursday September 24, 2009 at the Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons, Indiana. Born July 23, 1918 in Loretta, Oklahoma she was the daughter of Charles and Lola (Pullem) Shirley...
Russell Leon "Tuffy" Keller
Russell Leon "Tuffy" Keller, 64, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. He was born Sept. 9, 1945 in Greene County to Clarence Keller and Rose Ellen (Shields) Keller...
Edith L. Cain
Edith L. Cain, 91, of Linton, passed away at 3:45 a.m. on Thursday Sept. 24, 2009 at the Lyons Health & Living Center. Arrangements are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Vada J. "Jeanie" Vaughn
Vada J. "Jeanie" Vaughn 74, of Sullivan and formerly of Linton, went to be with the Lord at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 at her home. She was born in Sullivanon March 14, 1935 the daughter of John Edward Harlow and Nora Jean Goodman Harlow. She was a retired nurse's assistant at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Linton...
Gordon "Butch" Ball
Gordon "Butch" Ball, 73, of Worthington, passed away at 11:48 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born June 12, 1936 in Greene County to Clyde & Evelyn A. (Burkhart) Ball. Butch was a truck driver for Bryan Wilson Trucking and was a farmer...
Leo D. Robertson
Leo D. Robertson, 99, of Linton, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Sullivan County, Nov. 9, 2009, the son of Thomas Robertson and Grace Shake Robertson. He was preceded in death by his first wife Nannie Wilson Robertson in 1982, and his second wife, Alice Johnson Gray Robertson in 2009...
Myrtle Irene Gentry
Myrtle Irene (Freeman) Gentry passed away on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009. Her life's journey began on Dec. 18, 1915 in Owen County as the first child of Estel and Pearl (Hendricks) Freeman. She married W. Glenn Gentry on Aug. 26, 1936 and together they had four children -- W. Dean Gentry of Paragon, Barbara J. Shields of Bloomington, Donna G. Harbstreit of Washington, and John F. Gentry of Bloomfield...
Jan J. Armour
Jan J. Armour, 66, of Bloomfield, passed away at 8:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 2009 at his residence. Born Oct. 21, 1942 in Clarksburg, West Virginia he was the son of Carl and Florence (Kyle) Armour. He retired from NSWC Crane as a inspector and served his country with the U.S Marine Corps. He belonged to the Solsberry Masonic Lodge and Order of Eastern Star, the Lyons American Legion Post # 479 and was an avid outdoorsman...
James A. Morrison
James A. Morrison, 82, of Worthington, passed away at 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. He was born in Carlisle on Dec. 2, 1926, the son of Clifford Morrison and Mary Abrams Morrison. He was retired from Cummins Engines in Columbus, a farmer, a member of the Worthington Assembly of God Church, Washington Boat Club, and an 18 year member of the White River Valley Antique Association...
James A. Morrison
James A. Morrison, 82, of Worthington, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. He was born in Carlisle, Dec. 2, 1926, the son of Clifford Morrison and Mary Abrams Morrison. He was retired from Cummins Engines in Columbus, a farmer, a member of the Worthington Assembly of God Church, Washington Boat Club, and an 18 year member of the White River Valley Antique Association...
Betty Jane Abrell
Betty Jane Abrell, 79, of Worthington, passed away 2:28 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009 at her residence. She was born Dec. 23, 1929 in Spencer, to Horace and Olive (Galimore) Johnson. She was a homemaker, she had worked in restaurants as a cook, waitress and bartender. She stared helping her father in his restaurant when she was 12. She was a member of the Spencer United Methodist Church, American Legion and V. F. W. Ladies Auxiliaries in Worthington...
Ralph Frederick Bailey, Jr.
Ralph Frederick Bailey, Jr., 60, died Tuesday morning, September 15, 2009, at his residence in Linton. He was born in Bedford on March 4, 1949, the son of Ralph and Maxine (Bunch) Bailey. He had worked in construction. He loved motorcycles, dancing, playing guitar and pool, putting together model cars, and doing carpentry...
Eleanor Ruth Cazzell Dewey
Eleanor Ruth Cazzell Dewey, age 78 of Danville, died Monday morning, September 14, 2009 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. She was born in Pleasantville on October 17, 1930, the daughter of Raymond K. & Eunice (Gambill) Meurer. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Dewey of Danville, two sons, David Michael Cazzell of Ft. ...
Rosabelle Sellers Neff
The family and community of Rosabelle Sellers Neff mourns her passing. Born foster daughter June 21, 1929 at Trinity Springs, Martin County, Ind. to James Sellers and Ella Mae Chastain Neff, she entered into rest August 12, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital surrounded by loving family...
Andrew Jackson "Jack" Newsom
Andrew Jackson "Jack" Newsom died gently Friday morning, Aug. 28, 2009 at Clark's Residential Care Home in Hyde Park, Vermont, at the age of 99. Born in Greene County on June 25, 1910, Jack was the second child, and oldest son, of Searl Benjamin Newsom and Nettie Helen Cory Newsom...
Alva "Max" Payne
Alva "Max" Payne, age 71, of Clay City, formerly of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 at his residence. He was born Oct. 17, 1937, in Linton, the son of Leroy and Dorothy (Wright) Payne. He retired from Crane NWSC in 1992 and later worked part-time for the Department of Natural Resources at Dugger, retiring in 2006. ...
Dana Nicholas "Nick" Simms
Dana Nicholas "Nick" Simms, 48, of Worthington, passed away at 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 at his residence. He was born March 23, 1961 in Indianapolis to Charles Edward and Mary Jo (Hostetter) Simms. He formerly worked at Columbia House in Terre Haute...
Alva "Max" Payne
Alva "Max" Payne, 71, of Clay City and formerly of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at his residence in Clay City.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett.
Dr. Robert V. Schnabel
Dr. Robert V. Schnabel , 86, died Sept. 1, 2009 in Angola. He was born Sept. 28, 1922 in Scarsdale, New York the son of Frederick Victor and Louise (Frick) Schnabel. He married Ellen Foelber, Fort Wayne, on June 7, 1946. She preceded him in death on Sept. 7, 2008...
Lyman L. Stevens
Lyman L. Stevens, 89, of Waterford MI, age 89, died September 7, 2009 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was the Loving husband of Marjorie (Anderson) Stevens for 67 years, dear father of Rita Stevens. Also survived by grandson Sergeant Major Timothy (Kelly) Lehman, great-granddaughter Maggie Lynne, nephew Jon (Joy) Fair. ...
Anna Venita Freeman
Anna Venita Freeman 87, of Bloomington, passed away 1:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. She was born Aug. 31, 1922 in Greene County to Robert and Etna (Parker) Axsom. She was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include: one son, Anthony L. Freeman of Bloomington; one daughter, Melody Dawn Richardson of Solsberry; 12 grandchildren, 16 great, grandchildren, and six great, great, grandchildren...
Lawrence Lee May
Lawrence Lee May, "Shorty," 79, of Dugger, passed away at 7:01 p.m. on Friday Sept. 4, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Greene County on April 23, 1930, the son of Eaily Edward May and Exie Cunningham May. Lawrence was an Army veteran in the Korean War, a member of the Dugger American Legion Post 224, retired from Jackson Brothers Saw Mill in Linton, and was a member of the Bethel Community Church in Dugger...
Kathryn Louise Richardson
Kathryn Louise Richardson, 79, Brownsburg, passed away Friday, Sept. 4 after a lengthy batter with lung cancer. She was born Dec. 4, 1929 in Linton to Ed and Stella Struckmeyer, both deceased. Survivors include daughters Kathy Lynn (Jim) Hosimer, Morgantown and Lisa Kay (Steve) Reeves, Indianapolis; son Kevin (Teresa) Richardson, Brownsburg; sister Sue (Tom) Myers, Missouri City, Texas; five grandchildren and foiur great grandchildren...
Dorothy Miller Forbes
Dorothy Miller, 74, went home to be with her Lord at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband Arnold Miller; daughter Carolyn Baker; son Donald "Rex" Miller; two grandsons Tony Faught and Joshua Hinton; brothers James and Donald Hickman; and nephew Donnie Frye...
Joshua Michael Thomas
He was born Feb. 16, 1985 at South Bend to Michael Thomas and Melinda L. (Hert) Thomas. Josh was employed at Black Beauty Bear Run Coal Mine in Dugger. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until the time of service Thursday all at the Lawton Street Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Jasonville...
Lawrence Lee May
Lawrence Lee May, " Shorty" 79, of Dugger, passed away at 7:01 PM Friday September 4, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Greene Co., Indiana April 23, 1930, the son of Eaily Edward May and Exie Cunningham May. Lawrence was an Army Veteran in the Korean War, a member of the Dugger American Legion Post #224, retired from Jackson Brothers Saw Mill in Linton, and was a member of the Bethel Community Church in Dugger...
Lloyd R. Blume
Lloyd R. Blume, our loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, has fought the good fight and finished the course to his heavenly home following a brave battle with brain cancer. He was born near Linton, Indiana on April 7, 1931 and passed away in Houston on Sept. 2, 2009...
Gale Ray Bargar
Gale Ray Bargar, 69, of Conroe, Texas, passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009. He was born in Dugger on Jan. 5, 1940, the son of Harry Dale Bargar and Opal Fern Wheeler Bargar. He was preceded in death by his mother, Opal Bargar, one brother, Billy Bargar, and a granddaughter Adrianna Tubbs...
Lyn D. Caig
Lyn D. Caig, 61, of Worthington, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2009 at his residence. He was born Nov. 6, 1947 in Deckerville, MI, to James E. and Geraldine (Wright) Caig. He worked as a lineman for Detroit Edison in Michigan until his retirement in 2006. ...
David H. Antibus
David H. Antibus, 69, of Bloomfield passed away at 6:36 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009 at his residence. David was born Feb. 13, 1940 in Indianapolis, the son of Harvey and Doris (Jackson) Antibus. David was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a member of the Newberry Masonic Lodge 166 and the Zorah Shrine in Terre Haute. He was a surgical supply salesman for Kendall...
Helen F. Keaton
Helen F. Keaton, 92, of Terre Haute died Sept. 1, 2009. She was born in Clinton on Feb. 18, 1917 to Andrew and Julia (Rataicik) Mengel. Her occupation was mother and homemaker who loved each and every member of her family. Her hobby was quilting and she had made over 64 quilts, making sure that each family member had received one of her quilts as a gift and never having sold a single one of her quilting creations...
Kayanna Cooksey, age 72, of Lyons, passed away at 10:00 A.M. Tues., Sept. 1, 2009, at her residence. She was born April 4, 1937, in Linton, the daughter of Orval & Jessie (Fields) Hoover. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ of Lyons...
Everett "Gene" Garrett
Everett "Gene" Garrett, 82, of Carlinville, Ill., and formerly of Linton, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009 at the Heritage Manor in Carlinville. He was born Monday, Nov. 8, 1926 in Marco, the son of the late Everett Irl and Mary Catherine (Timmerman) Garrett...
Anna Marie Shilkett
Anna Marie Shilkett, 86, of Linton, passed away at 10:37 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2009, at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. She was born May 25, 1923, in Greene County, the daughter of Leroy and Lillian Mae (Hall) Tolen. She was a homemaker and a member of Nine Mile United Methodist Church of rural Linton...