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Obituaries from October 2009

Charles B. Fee (10/30/09)
Charles B. Fee, 78, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:27 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Charles was born January 25, 1931 in Lee County, Virginia the son of Will and Jeanette "Nettie" (Ingle) Fee. He was retired from General Motors as an assembly line worker. Charles was a US Marine Vertran of the Korean War, and a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Post # 196...
Rebecca J. Lundy (10/28/09)
Rebecca J. Lundy, 57, died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at her residence in Linton. She was born in Sullivan on April 24, 1952, the daughter of Floyd and Lucille (Clark) Cox. She worked for Four Rivers Developmental Service in Lyons as a Qualified Medical Assistant and a CNA. She was a member of South Linton Church of God...
Hershel Ray "Sonny" Sweet (10/27/09)
Donald 'Don' L. Bedwell (10/24/09)
Donald 'Don' L. Bedwell, 81, of Linton, passed away on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Sullivan, on Dec. 14, 1927 to John Emery and Carrie Lucida (Goodman) Bedwell. Don married Iris A. (Maddison) Bedwell on October 19, 1944...
Loyce Ellen Gennicks (10/26/09)
Loyce Ellen Gennicks, 85, of Mishawaka, died at 7:20 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor in Wakarusa. Loyce was born Oct. 24, 1923 in Linton to the late Arthur and Deletha (Turpin) Borders. She was also preceded in death by one sister, Doris Bull...
Charmion N. Weaver (10/25/09)
Ava M. Weimer (10/26/09)
Ava M. (Barnes) Weimer, 101, of Solsberry, passed away 5:38 p.m. Sunday, October 25, 2009 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born August 16, 1908 in Solsberry, she was the daughter of James Wilson and Caroline "Lina" (Joseph) Barnes. She was a retired school teacher in the eastern Greene county area and a member of the Solsberry Christian Church and the Retired Teachers Association. She was a graduate of Solsberry High School and Indiana University...
William R. "Dink" Rooksberry (10/26/09)
William R. "Dink" Rooksberry, 70, of Bucktown, passed away at 12:33 a.m. Saturday October 24, 2009 at Millers Merry Manor in Sullivan. He was born in Sullivan County on Oct. 2, 1939, the son of William Lee Rooksberry and Helen Clark Rooksberry. He was a retired coal miner from Peabody Coal Mine...
James Virgil Brown (10/23/09)
James Virgil Brown, 96, of Jasonville, died Friday, October 23, 2009, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born May 30, 1913 in Jasonville, Ind., the son of Clyde Brown and Florence Gann Brown He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theatre from March 14, 1942 until February 7, 1946. He worked at the Federal Prison in Terre Haute for 20 years as a Correctional Officer and was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Jasonville. He enjoyed hunting and fishing...
John W. Doane (10/23/09)
John W. Doane, 75, Solsberrry, died on Thursday morning, Oct. 22, 2009 at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis following a brief illness. A Greene County native, John was born on October 20, 1934 the son of Jim and Dorothy (Clayton) Doane. ...
Betty Joan (Withycombe) Montgomery (10/23/09)
Betty Joan (Withycombe) Montgomery, 73, of Linton, passed away 4:43 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital. Born April 12, 1936 in Greene County, she was the daughter of John Peter and Helen (Carpenter) Rowe. She retired from the kitchen staff at Lyons Health & Living Center and was a member of the Lyons Assembly of God and TOPS in Linton...
Janice Elaine Corbin (10/22/09)
Janice Elaine Corbin, 62, of Solsberry, passed away 8:03 a.m. Thursday, October 22, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born January 20, 1947 in Solsberry, she was the daughter of Gilbert and Odessa (Cox) Corbin. She was employed at Westinghouse, Cook, Inc., and the Hospitality House in Bloomington. She was a member of the Solsberry Methodist Church and for the last several years spent much of her time caring for her mother...
John Strother May (10/21/09)
John Strother May, 91, of Terre Haute and formerly Linton, died peacefully at home Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009. He was born Jan. 31, 1918 in Dayton, KY, the son of Hugh Dedimore May and Florence Kleinbeck May Clark. He graduated from Highlands High School, Ft. ...
Polly C. "GiGi" Keller (10/21/09)
Polly C. "GiGi" (Steele) Keller, 80, of Jasonville died at 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009 at her residence. He was born June 19, 1929 in Sullivan County the daughter of Emma Bolinger (Steele). She married John Keller June 4, 1946. He died Feb. 2, 1981...
Floyd O. Evans (10/20/09)
Floyd O. Evans, 82, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, October 19, 2009. He was born on October 6, 1927 to the late Floyd and Gladys Gibbs Evans. He was a high school graduate from Carlisle. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from ConRail after 40 years. He was a member of the Lakeview Church and the American Legion Post #22 in Linton...
Dencil Wright (10/20/09)
Brandon, MS -- Dencil Wright, 90, died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 after a long and wonderful life. Dencil was an exceptional father, husband, brother and friend. He and his twin brother Delbert were born in Greene County on Aug. 23, 1919, to Harvey and Hazel Holtsclaw Wright...
Howard Royce Turner (10/19/09)
SHELBURN -- Howard Royce Turner, 88, of Shelburn, died peacefully on Sept. 12, 2009 at his residence in Shelburn in the presence of two sons. He was born July 18, 1921 in Shelburn to Orville R Turner and Ada Dolores Howard Turner. Howard was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Patricia Ann Fry of Jasonville and Linton, and survived by sons Patrick Fry Turner of Linton and John Howard Turner of Terre Haute. ...
Rachel Mary Willis (10/18/09)
Rachel Mary Willis, 63, of Coalmont, died at 11:02 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. She was born in Coalmont to Jesse H. Clark and Mary Elizabeth Reddy Clark She attended Coalmont High School. Mary was active with the Salvation Army of Linton. She was a member of the Coalmont Church of God and worked for Keller's Aluminum for 15 years and Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville for six years. She enjoyed going to yard sales, sewing and stitching...
Nancy Anna Reed (10/18/09)
Nancy Anna Reed, 76, of Linton, passed away 9:02 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at Breckenridge Health and Rehab in Sullivan. Born January 2, 1933 in Greene County, she was the daughter of David and Ada (Mason) Allen. She retired as a factory worker from Sarkes Tarzain and Mayflower in Bloomington...
Charlotte M. Boucher (10/18/09)
Charlotte M. Boucher, 73, of Lyons, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born on February 22, 1936, in Linton, to Charles Lester and Leola B. (Bedwell) Secrest. On January 3, 1955, she married David L. Boucher...
Lynn A. Hogan (10/16/09)
Lynn A. Hogan, 74, of Danville, died Oct. 15, 2009 with his wife of 44 years, Karen Anne, and children, Brian and Amber, at his side. He was a loving husband, a great dad and sweet Papa. Although he enjoyed woodworking, fishing and watching football, his family meant everything to him...
Connie L. Hibbard (10/16/09)
Connie L. Hibbard, 65, of Jasonville, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at her residence. Born in Linton, on May 14, 1944, she was raised by her mother Cathern E. (Mathena) and Ralph Holcomb. On May 19, 1965, she married James B. Hibbard, who survives...
Teressa J. Bickel (10/15/09)
Teressa J. Bickel, of Coalmont, passed away at 6:32 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 13, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Greene County on Aug. 23, 1963, the daughter of Wayne Chesterfield and Ella House Chesterfield. She was preceded in death by her mother, and one brother, Merril Don Chesterfield...
Wilma Jean Marquart (10/14/09)
Wilma Jean Marquart, 79, of Cloverdale, passed away on Oct. 14, 2009 at her residence. She was born April 20, 1930 in Linton, the daughter of the late Lawence W. and Ada Faye (Stone) Bennett. She married Charles L. Marquart on March 25, 1950 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 2007...
Phillip Key (10/13/09)
Phillip Key, 82, of Worthington, passed away at 9:15 A. M. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born Aug. 4, 1927 in Mishawaka to William and Elizabeth (Hullett) Key. He was retired from NSWC Crane in 1972 after 30 years service. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II...
Joy Anne VanHorn (10/13/09)
Joy Anne VanHorn, 85 of Linton, formerly of Coal City died Oct. 12, 2009 at the Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born Nov. 19, 1923 in Coal City the daughter of Charles W. VanHorn, Sr. and Minnetta Pearl VanHorn. She graduated from Coal City High School and attended the John Herron Institute of Art in Indianapolis. ...
Carl Elbert Reeve (10/13/09)
Carl Elbert Reeve, 85, of Bloomington, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009 at the Meadowood Health Pavilion. Born May 13, 1924 in Washington, IN. he was the son of Earl and Jennie (Barber) Reeve. He served in the United States Navy during WWII as a carrier pilot of Night Fighters, flying Wildcats, Hellcats and Corsair planes. ...
Homer Lewis Helms (10/13/09)
Homer Lewis Helms, 79, of Spencer, passed away at the Residence at McCormick's Creek, Monday, October 12, 2009. He was born Feb. 26, 1930 in Bloomfield, to Harvey Sr. and Mildred (Heaton) Helms. Homer served in the United States National Guard for six years, worked in Customer Service for TWA for 32 years, and worked for Home Laundry in Bloomington for eight years. He was a member of McCormick's Creek Pentecostal Church...
Milton Wayne Anderson (10/12/09)
Milton Wayne Anderson, 79, of Mt. Carmel, Ill. passed away October 11, 2009 in Mt. Carmel. He was born May 30, 1930 in Sullivan County, Indiana, the son of Paul and Ruby (Cox) Anderson. He married Norma Lee (Walters) Anderson on May 29, 1949 in Dugger, Indiana and she survives...
Norma Ellen Faucett (10/12/09)
Norma Ellen Faucett, 89, of Brownsburg and formerly of Linton, passed away at 11:00 P.M. Sun., Oct. 11, 2009, at West Side Village Nursing Center in Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 28, 1920, in Dugger, the daughter of Cody & Esta Burch. She was a homemaker, attended Dugger and Linton Churches of Christ and was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary...
Kimberly Sue Helton (10/12/09)
Kimberly Sue Helton, of Linton, passed away at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009 at the age of 38. She was born on April 18, 1971 in Wayne, MI. to Earl Helton, Jr. and Julie (Semer) Helton. Kimberly spent many hours in crafting and sewing making many beautiful things...
Ruby E. Smith (10/09/09)
Ruby E. Smith, 89, of Dugger, passed away at 1:18 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9, 2009 at Manor Care in Danville, Ind. She was born in Oaktown on Feb. 22, 1920, the daughter of John E. Riggle and Nellie French Riggle. Ruby was a member of the First Christian Church in Dugger, the Eastern Star, Pythian Sisters and the Bykota Homemakers Club...
Odis F. Waggoner (10/09/09)
Odis F. Waggoner, 84, of Odon, passed away Oct. 7, 2009. Born in Martin County on Oct. 22, 1924, he was the son of Curtis and Verna (Dowden) Waggoner. Following graduation from Burns City High School in 1941, he joined the U.S. Army Air Force. Serving with the 492nd Bomb Group (H) and the 36th Bomb Squadron (RCM) of the "Mighty Eighth" Air Force in World War II, he was a flight engineer and waist gunner on the B-24 "Lady Jane."...
Geraldine V. Hayes (10/08/09)
Geraldine V. Hayes 73, of Bloomington, passed away 7:55 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 11, 1936 in Martinsville, she was the daughter of John and Vivian (Ames) Osborne. She was a homemaker and retired from the accounting department at Indiana University. She was the first female carrier for the Bloomfield Post Office. She was a member of the St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Bloomington and the Solsberry Order of Eastern Star...
Gayle Marlene Scott (10/08/09)
Gayle Marlene Scott, 60, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Sullivan County on June 1, 1949 the daughter of Carl D. Corbin and Agnes Donahue Corbin. She was a retired waitress, and a member of the Moose Lodge in Linton...
Debra K. Newton-Doyle (10/07/09)
Debra K. (Daugherty) Doyle, 45, of Linton, formerly of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, in Linton. She was born Feb. 6, 1964, in Sullivan, the daughter of Victor and Violet (Bovenschen) Newton. She received an Associate's Degree from Indiana Business College, worked in bookkeeping for several years, and was a Mary Kay consultant. She was a member of Olive Branch Baptist Church in Linton...
Victor E. Newton (10/07/09)
Victor E. Newton, 72, of Linton, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 in Linton. He was born May 17, 1937, the son of Ernest and Veda (Martin) Newton. He retired from Peabody Coal Company after 31 years of service. He was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Linton and of the United Mine Workers Association. He was a professional auction attendee...
Marietta Fitzpatrick (10/07/09)
Marietta Fitzpatrick, 88, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. She was born in Linton on Feb. 3, 1921 to Fragarant and Hazel (Chafey) Edwards. On Dec. 24, 1938, she married Harry F. "Jack" Fitzpatrick. Marietta was a homemaker and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Peoria, Ill...
Vencenza Francesca Richards (10/05/09)
Vencenza Francesca Richards, 76, of Linton, passed away at 8 a.m. on Monday, Oct 5, 2009, at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. She was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Foxboro, Mass., the daughter of Ceasar and Irene (Jackson) DiMarzio. She graduated from Foxboro High School in 1952 and was a Certified Nurse's Aide in nursing homes for 42 years. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Linton...
Victor E. Newton (10/05/09)
Victor E. Newton, 72, of Linton, died Friday, October 2, 2009 in Linton. Visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Friday, Oct. 9 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday one hour prior to service at Olive Branch Church in Linton...
Debra K. Newton-Doyle (10/05/09)
Debra K. Newton-Doyle, 45, of Linton, died Friday, October 2, 2009 in Linton. Visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Friday, October 9, from 4 P.M. to 9 P.M., and Saturday one hour prior to service at Olive Branch Church in Linton...