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Obituaries from November 2009

Elsie F. Conklin (11/29/09)
L. Verniece Andrews (11/30/09)
L. Verniece Andrews, 92, of Howe, Ind., passed away at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009 in Life Care Center, LaGrange, Ind. Verniece was born on April 12, 1917 in Lyons to the late Paris L. and A. Vellah (Fuller) Graves. She worked for DoMore for 19 years before retirement...
Nelda J. Phegley-Anderson-Hallaway (11/30/09)
Nelda J. Phegley-Anderson-Hallaway, 69 of Plainfield and formerly of Linton and Bloomington, died at 7:56 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. She was born in Linton on March 10, 1940, the daughter of Melvin and Eunice (Elgan) Hayes...
Ted L. Hasler (11/30/09)
Ted L. Hasler, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away 10:58 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at Bloomington Hospital. He was born on Aug. 28, 1927, and was the son of Orville and Khiva (Ockerman) Hasler. He was married to Flo (Emery) Hasler for 52 years, who passed away on December 18, 2004...
Louella M. (Harris) Miller (11/30/09)
Louella M. (Harris) Miller, 73, of Springville passed away at 4:18 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, 2009 at her residence. Born October 26, 1936 in Greene County, she was the daughter of John and Ora (Reed) Harris. Louella was retired from RCA in Indianapolis, she was a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church, Solsberry Order of Eastern Star for over 50 years and the Ladies VFW Auxiliary Post # 98 in Indianapolis...
Dixie Anne (Booher) Rippy (11/27/09)
Dixie Anne (Booher)Rippy, 71 of Linton, died at 10:42 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born in Linton on April 11, 1938, the daughter of Wendell "Bub" and Anne (Lynch) Booher. She was a graduate of Switz City Central High School. She was employed by the Linton-Stockton School Corporation for 42 years, retiring as Food Service Director in 2002...
Sue Blake (11/27/09)
Sue Blake, 87, of Dugger, passed away at 10:45 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born in Gary, Ind., on Oct. 15, 1922, the daughter of John Komechak and Anna Dirko Komechak. Sue was a member of the Linton Church of Christ...
John Alden Beasley (11/26/09)
John Alden Beasley, 88, of Odon, died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at Parkview Village. Born Sept. 17, 1921 in Daviess County, he was the son of Harley H. and Minnie (Riggins) Beasley. He married Mary Margaret "Mag" Bullock on Feb. 2, 1946 and she survives...
Donald E. Lowery (11/26/09)
Donald E. Lowery, 77, of Dugger, passed away at 12:12 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 at the Shakamak Good Samaritan in Jasonville. He was born in Illinois on Sept. 13, 1932 the son of Raymond Lowery and Verna Lowery. He was a retired coal miner from Bicknell Minerals...
Ruby Claris (Martindale) Anderson (11/24/09)
Ruby Claris (Martindale) Anderson, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:47 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital. Born July 9, 1930 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Frank Lester and Bessie Belle (Blaker) Martindale. She was a homemaker.
Donald Joe "Donnie" Carmichael (11/24/09)
Donald Joe "Donnie" Carmichael, 28, of Linton and formerly of Jasonville, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 23, 2009, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Bedford on Jan. 21, 1981 to Hilda Louise (Allen) Carmichael. He worked at Wendy's in Linton, and formerly worked at Fashion Pork. ...
George Anthony "Andy" Carmichael (11/24/09)
George Anthony "Andy" Carmichael, 47, of Sullivan and formerly of Jasonville, passed away Monday morning, Nov. 23, 2009, at his residence. He was born in Linton on April 15, 1962 to George D. and Hilda Louise (Allen) Carmichael. He formerly worked at Charles Jackson Sawmill in Owensburg. He lived most of his life in Jasonville, but had also lived in Bloomfield. He attended Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Jasonville. He enjoyed watching Monday night wrestling and taking care of his dogs...
Don Harold Shake (11/24/09)
Don Harold Shake, 88, of Sandborn, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 at his residence in Sandborn. He was born in Knox County on March 11, 1921 to Floyd and Zella (Lawyer) Shake. Don married Dorothea R. (Spanger) Shake on May 24, 1947. Don was a retired farmer and livestock trucker. ...
Rhea Dawn Fields (11/23/09)
Rhea Dawn Fields, 81, of Anderson and formerly of Owensburg, passed away at 8:46 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Community Hospital in Anderson. Born on Oct. 31, 1928 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Sherrill Moore and Eva (Porter) Moore. She retired from RCA and was a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church. She married Robert Dale Fields on October 8, 1949 and he passed away on September 6, 1991...
Lasondra J. Linn (11/23/09)
Lasondra J. Linn, 70, of Linton, passed away at 2:10 p.m. Sunday Nov. 22, 2009 at her daughter's residence in Clayton, Ind. She was born in Jasonville on October 28, 1939, the daughter of Hallie Miller and Evelyn Wallace Miller. She was a member of the Emanuel Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Hymera...
Anna Louise Sims (11/22/09)
Anna Louise Sims, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9 p.m. on Friday November 20, 2009 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born April 4, 1924 in Linton, she was the daughter of Anna (Goodman) Schantz, and step-daughter of Leo Shantz. Louise was a member of the United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, and served as its Secretary for many years. She was also a member of the philanthropic organization Tri Kappa. Her, late husband, Robert, and Louise were long time residents of Bloomfield...
Bobby Gene Bays (11/23/09)
Bobby Gene Bays, 81, of Linton and formerly of Worthington, passed away 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Dec. 18, 1927 in Terre Haute, he was the son of Fred and Mildred (Newman) Bays. He was a machinist for Griffin Engineering in Worthington and served his country in the Korean War with the U.S. Army...
Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Carrico (11/20/09)
Elizabeth "Betty" Marie Carrico, 86, of Linton, passed away at 6:28 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. She was born April 30, 1923, in Knox County, the daughter of Robert Herman and Emma J. (Bollmer) McCord. She had worked at Mike's Red & White Grocery, Kennedy Shoe Store, Western-Auto, the Five & Dime Store, Switz City School Corporation, the Willows Restaurant, Greene County Highway Department, Carrico Farms, Wal-Mart and McDonalds. ...
Donald E. Spangler (11/20/09)
Donald E. Spangler, of Bloomington, passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital with his family at his bedside. He was 88 years old. Born Nov. 22, 1920 in Cataract, he was the son of Forrest A. and Jewel (Evans) Spangler. He was a 1938 graduate of Midland High School. ...
Terry James Crowder (11/19/09)
The family of Terry James Crowder mourns his passing. Born Nov. 16, 1947 at French Lick, to Leonard D. Crowder and Catherine M. Wagner Crowder. Entered into rest November 18, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. His memory will be cherished by wife of 36 years, Julia Ryan Crowder; children, Nathan James Crowder, Gina Michelle Crowder Lévesque, and Gregory James Crowder...
Ella Faye Dyer (11/19/09)
Ella Faye Dyer, 56, of Jasonville, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. Born Aug. 11, 1953 in Somerset, KY, she wsa the daughter of Joseph Adams and Allie Jones Adams. She loved taking pictures, cooking for her family for the holidays and making candy to share with others at Christmas. ...
Elizabeth Hudson (11/19/09)
Elizabeth Hudson, 86, of Hendricksville, died at her residence with her family by her bedside. Born March 28, 1923 at her home near Hendricksville, she was the daughter of Wayne and Hazel (Keller) Abram. She was a homemaker and loved to cook for her family. She was also an assistant to her husband Truman Hudson driving a school bus...
L. Elizabeth Hudson (11/18/09)
L. Elizabeth Hudson, 86, of Hendricksville, died Wednesday, Nov. 18 at her residence. Arrangements are pending at The Funeral Chapel of Powell, Deckard and Costin in Bloomington.
Curtis F. Todd (11/18/09)
Curtis F. Todd, 88, of Bucktown, passed away at 7:53 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born in Greene County on Oct. 16, 1921, the son of John Todd and Icie Harper Todd. He was retired after 33 1/2 years as property manager for the Greene-Sullivan State Forest, a part-time writer for The Scoop, and a member of the Samaria Church...
Dorothy E. Boyll (11/18/09)
Dorothy E. Boyll, 96, of Bedford, died at 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at the White River Lodge. Born June 11, 1913 in Linton, she was the daughter of Ora and Lydia May (Rogers) Fainot. She married Garrett Buck on April 14, 1934 and he died on December 25, 1963. She later married Rev. Esten Boyll in 1966 and he died in 1986...
Bill H. Sparks (11/17/09)
Bill H. Sparks, 81, Noblesville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. He was born Feb. 25, 1928 in Lyons, to Welker T. and Florence V. (Nichols) Sparks. Bill was self-employed and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended White River Christian Church in Noblesville, and was a member of Folsom United Methodist Church in Worthington...
Jim L. Schantz (11/17/09)
Jim L. Schantz, 79, of Lyons, passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 in Lyons. Born Nov. 4, 1930 in Lyons, he was the son of Leo and Anna (Goodman) Schantz. Jim was retired from Ameritech Telephone Company. Jim was a member of the Linton Elks and Moose Lodges, Switz City Masonic Lodge and the Eastern Star, Greene County Shrine Club and the Sons of American Legion in Lyons and a member of the Prairie Chapel Church...
Roger Dale Rhoderick (11/16/09)
Roger Dale Rhoderick, 54, Jasonville, died Friday evening, Nov. 13, 2009 at his residence. Born Feb. 11, 1955 in Sullivan, the son of Billy L. Rhoderick and Glendora F. (Jones) Rhoderick. Roger graduated from Shakamak High School-1976; worked at Jasonville Cord Factory until it closed, currently worked for his good friends Mr. & Mrs. Roger Soncrant at the Shakamak Laundry Mat, and attended Jasonville Church of God,...
Lowell Mason Riley (11/16/09)
Lowell Mason Riley, 94, of Springville, passed away at 12:52 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Sept. 5, 1915 in Greene County, he was the son of James Walter and Nellie (Shelton) Riley. He was a retired carpenter for NSWC Crane and a member of the Hobbieville Methodist Church. He was a World War II veteran with the United States Navy...
Bonnie L. Blevens (11/16/09)
Bonnie L. Blevens, 88, of Mooresville, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. She was a homemaker and the widow of John C. Blevens. Bonnie was a longtime member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, IN. Bonnie is survived by her son, Keith Blevens and one grandchild...
John "Jack" David Gloye (11/15/09)
John "Jack" David Gloye, 75, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. He was the son of William and Pauline (Howerton) Gloye born on November 15, 1933 in Columbus, Indiana. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. He also was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rites both in Indianapolis and the American Legion Post 18 in Bloomington...
James F. Christenberry (11/13/09)
James F. Christenberry, 77, of Bloomfield,died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009. He was born July 8, 1932 to Roley and Minnie (Lyons) Christenberry. James worked in sawmills, logging and tree trimming. Surviving are: his fiance' of 31 years, Jenny "Virginia" Cook; six children, Janet Allen, James W. "Bill" Christenberry, Jack Christenberry, Judy Brummett, John Christenberry and Jane Lagenour; two step-children, Billy Cook and Michelle Johnson; 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and one nephew...
Mabel I. Patmore (11/13/09)
Mabel I. Patmore, 95, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009 at Mt. Vernon Nursing & Rehab. She was born Dec. 9, 1913 in Crawford County, to Rev. M. W. and Eunice (Roberson) Roberson. Mabel was a homemaker, she loved to bowl and square dance...
Judith Ann Shepherd (11/13/09)
Judith Ann Shepherd, 68, of Worthington, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 2009 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Nov. 19, 1940 in Anderson to William H. and Lucille (Edmunds) Haverly. She worked for several insurance agencies in Indianapolis area for over 30 years, the last was M-J Insurance. She was a member of Worthington Christian Church,and Newberry Chapter #198 Order of Eastern Star...
Mary I. Sturgis (11/13/09)
Mary I. Sturgis, 88, of Worthington, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2009 at the residence of her daughter. She was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Bridgeport, to Virgil and Lula (Hollingsworth) Hunt. She was a homemaker. Member of V. F. W. Ladies Auxiliary and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, both of Worthington...
Marianne (Humphreys) Barton (11/13/09)
Marianne (Humphreys) Barton, 65, of Jasonville, died at 5:45 p.m. Monday at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Sept. 28, 1944 in Sullivan, the daughter of Willard Humphreys and Lula Grace (Parker) Humphreys Marianne had recently worked at the Twist & Shake in Jasonville serving as manager, also she previously worked at Sea Cove, Crosscut, Klein's Kountry Kitchen, Sharon's Kountry Kitchen restaurants and General Electric in Linton from 1963-1976...
Simon Lloyd "Poppie" Wright (11/13/09)
Simon Lloyd "Poppie" Wright, 75, of Linton, died Monday morning, Nov. 9 at his residence. He was born in English on Aug. 14, 1934, the son of Simon and Alice (Waddle) Wright. He retired as a General Motors master mechanic. He is survived by his wife, whom he married, Oct. ...
Richard C. Hauger (11/11/09)
Emma Lou Rader (11/12/09)
Emma Lou Rader, 80, of Elnora, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, at her residence. She was born on May 16, 1929, in Dugger to Duard and Lula (Slaven) Cooper. She married Clement O. Rader on Jan. 7, 1948. Emma Lou was a homemaker and a member of the Elnora Christian Church. ...
Carl Ray James "CJ" Crichfield (11/10/09)
Carl Ray James "CJ" Crichfield, 19, of Hymera left this world on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009. He is sadly missed. He was born in Evansville on April 23, 1990 to Kevin Wayne and Blanche Marie (Lorenzo) Crichfield. He is survived by his parents, Kevin & Blanche Crichfield; sisters,Janey Marie Crichfield and Loren DeLeigh Crichfield; a brother, Kevin Nick Crichfield, all of Hymera; paternal grandparents, Ronald and Bobbie Crichfield of Dugger; grandmother, Darla Padgett; paternal aunts, Carmen Holeman, Thea Hollingsworth, and Tish Padgett; paternal uncles, Shane Padgett, Heath Padgett, and T.J. ...
Laurel A. Helms (11/10/09)
Laurel A. Helms, 77, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 at Prairie Village Living Center in Washington. Born Jan. 29, 1932 in Newberry, she was the daughter of William and Flora Zella (Wesner) Clark. Laurel was a homemaker and a florist, a member of the Allen Chapel Methodist Church in Bloomfield and attended the United Methodist Church in Bloomfield...
Emerson O. Martin (11/09/09)
Emerson O. Martin, 84, of Bloomfield, passed away 10:12 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 16, 1925 near Gosport, he was the son of Roy and Dora (Corns) Martin. Emerson was a veteran of World War II in the 78th Army Division and was very proud of his service. In years past, he enjoyed attending reunions with his Army buddies. He served on the front lines and earned a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart...
Jo Ellen Wadsworth (11/08/09)
Jo Ellen Wadsworth, 82, of Worthington, passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009. Jo Ellen was born Jan. 31, 1927, in Worthington to Noble & Zola (Wilson) Short. Jo Ellen graduated from Worthington-Jefferson High School in 1945. Jo Ellen was a life time member of Worthington Christian Church and a former member of Tri-Kappa. Jo Ellen retired from Worthington State Bank in 1992, after 47 years of service...
John Edwin Gould (11/08/09)
John Edwin Gould, 86, of Linton, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009 at Linton Nursing and Rehab Center in Linton. He was born in Lyons, on April 14, 1923 to Asel Benjamin and Cecil Mae (Stewart) Gould. John served in the United States Army during WWII, after service he worked as a construction and factory worker until his retirement in 1985...
Danny Earl Lowder (11/05/09)
Danny Earl Lowder, 73, of Bloomfield, passed away 9:35 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009 at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. Born Nov. 12, 1935 in Greene County, he was the son of Earl and Fannie Audrey (Ockerman) Lowder. He was a self employed accountant and a livestock farmer. He was a member of the Ore Branch Church of Christ and served as Greene County Treasurer from 1969-1976...
Nadine F. Baker (11/05/09)
Nadine F. Baker, 86, of Linton and formerly of Gosport, passed away at Glenburn Home in Linton, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009. She was born April 23, 1923 in Worthington to E. Byrd and Hazel J. (Davis) Faulk. Nadine worked for RCA, was a member of the Pentecostal faith, and was a member of the Eastern Star. She and her husband Ralph served as foster parents and she enjoyed quilting...
Walter L. Wilson (11/03/09)
Walter L. Wilson, 88, of Bloomfield, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009 at his home, surrounded by family. He lost a lengthy battle with cancer. Born May 29, 1921 in Owensburg, he was the son of James Alva and Hermie (Sullivan) Wilson. He graduated from Owensburg High School with the class of 1939 and attended Depauw University for two years before entering the U.S. ...
Jack J. Hurst (11/03/09)
Jack J. Hurst, 74, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 at his home in Sandborn. He was born on January 1, 1935 in Princeton, IN. to Jess and Helen (Davis) Hurst, both deceased. Also preceding him in death were his brothers, James Hurst and Jess Hurst Jr...
Edna L. Carmichael (11/03/09)
Edna L. Carmichael, 87, of Bloomfield, passed away at Bloomington Hospital on Monday, Nov. 2, 2009. Edna was born Feb. 6, 1922 in Bloomfield the daughter of Festus B. and Alta (Quimby) Hardisty. Edna was a homemaker and a 70 year member of the Cincinnati Christian Church, C & H Home Economics Club and the Solsberry American Legion Auxiliary Post # 450...
Robert William Edmondson (11/02/09)
Robert William Edmondson, 46, of Jasonville, died Oct. 30, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Nov. 27, 1962 in Greene County, the son of Robert W. Edmondson and Betty Z. (Billingsly) Edmondson. Robert was a graduate of Worthington High School, a member of Jasonville First Baptist Church, and served in the U.S. Army from 1987-1991. Robert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He enjoyed his dogs and being in the outdoors...
Juanita Knowles (11/02/09)
Juanita Knowles, 87, of Linton, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born in Clay County on Feb. 9, 1922, the daughter of Aaron Gardner and Sally White Gardner. She was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Linton, and a Pink Lady for 20 years at Greene County General Hospital.
John David Hamlin (11/02/09)
John David Hamlin, 66, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:57 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born June 15, 1943 in Bloomfield he was the son of John Marcus and Evelyn Irene (Helms) Hamlin. John David was retired from Crane, and was an active self employed woodworker. John David was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ, EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) and the Shawnee Airfield...