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Obituaries from December 2009

Opal Mae Yates (12/30/09)
Opal Mae Yates, 81, of Lyons, IN, and formerly of Earl Park, IN, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born in Kentland, IN, on April 25, 1928, to Leslie and Lottie (Atkinson) Voglund. On August 16th, 1947, she married Robert J. Yates. They had three children...
Karen Sue Dyer (12/30/09)
Karen Sue Dyer, age 54 of Jasonville, died at 4:01 A.M. Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born in Linton on March 4, 1955, the daughter of Robert Sr. & Sarah E. (Criss) Denny. She had previously worked in several factories and as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Glenburn Home in Linton and Friendship Manor in Southern Illinois. Karen loved her Indian heritage, the outdoors, and most of all, her grandbabies...
Loren Dale Groomer (12/30/09)
Loren Dale Groomer, 72, of Newberry, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born May 16, 1937 in Greene County, Indiana, the son of Elmer and Marjorie (Blaker) Groomer. Survivors include his wife Betty (Hord) Groomer, 4 daughters, Reta Groomer, Stormy (Dave) Wikle, Lesley (Andy) Ingram and Brook (Billy) Mullis. Grandchildren are Cheyenne and Shayla Wikle, Brittany and Bodey Mullis, and Justin, Jaden and Jordan Ingram. One sister Wanda Deckard...
Ruth Elinor Elrod (12/28/09)
Ruth Elinor Elrod, 73, of Cape Coral, Fla., and formerly of Bloomfield and Orleans, passed away Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009. Ruth was born June 7, 1936 to Huber and Louise Crandall in Depauw, Ind. She is survived by her husband, Billy A. Elrod and her three children, Stephen Elrod of New York, New York, Jan and husband Kent Yake of Bloomfield, and Lanna Elrod Flynn of Cape Coral, Fla. ...
Jim K. Loudermilk (12/27/09)
Jim K. Loudermilk, 81, of Bloomfield, passed away at Bloomington Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009 at 5:31 P.M. Born March 14, 1928 in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Victor and Mildred (Markowitz) Loudermilk. Jim was a retired Electrician and bartended at the Spot Lounge...
Charles Gene Miller (12/27/09)
Charles Gene Miller, 83, of Worthington, passed away at 5:10 A. M., Saturday, December 26, 2009 at Lyons Health & Living Center. He was born June 14, 1926, in Owen County, to Otto Clayton & Carmen (Smith) Miller. He was a retired farmer, Navy Veteran of WW II. ...
Imo E. Carlisle (12/27/09)
Imo E. Carlisle, 95, of Dugger, passed away at 10:30 AM Saturday December 26, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Greene Co., Indiana March 8, 1914, the daughter of Otto Hale and Elsie Wolfe Hale. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dugger...
Dale Spoonmore (12/24/09)
Dale Spoonmore,78, of Owensburg, lost a hard fought battle with cancer and passed away at home with family present at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, 2009. Born Aug. 31, 1931 in Avoca, he was the son of Elza and Ona (Harp) Spoonmore. He was a retired carpenter foreman for J.L. ...
Fred Carl "Rocky" Rock (12/24/09)
Fred Carl "Rocky" Rock, 52, of Linton, passed away at 2:29 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Oct. 9, 1957, in South Bend, the son of Fred Carl "Red" Rock, Sr. and Mary Sue Rock. He worked as a handy man, helping several local people...
Kristi Lee Moran (12/23/09)
Martha A. Templeton (12/22/09)
Martha A. Templeton, age 83, of Indianapolis, passed away on Mon. evening, Dec. 21, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Beech Grove. She was born March 5, 1926, in Wabash, the daughter of John C. F. & Huldah (Sickafus) Whitaker. She was a homemaker & an avid bingo player...
James D. "Jim" Crichfield (12/22/09)
James D. "Jim" Crichfield, 72, died at 3:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 at his residence in Jasonville. He was born Sept. 16, 1937 in Sullivan to Harold A. and Kathryn F. (Maple) Crichfield. He Carolyn R. (Deakins) Crichfield on Aug. 14, 1970. Survivors include his spouse, Carolyn R. ...
Stephen D. "Steve" Bedwell (12/22/09)
Stephen D. "Steve" Bedwell, 64, of Linton, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 his residence in Linton. He was born in Linton on May 11, 1945 to Donald "Don" L. and Iris A. (Maddison) Bedwell. Steve married Sherry L. (House) Bedwell on Dec. 27, 1964...
Robert L. Risher Jr. (12/21/09)
Robert L. Risher, Jr., 53, of Bloomington andformerly of Linton, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born on Oct. 10, 1956 in Greene County to Robert L. and Barbara D. (Hubble) Risher, Sr. He graduated from Linton-Stockton High School and obtained a BA and Master's in Education from Indiana University...
Ruth Kiel (12/20/09)
Ruth F. Kiel, 91, of Seymour, passed away at The Waters on Dec. 19, 2009 at 11:03 p.m. Mrs. Kiel was born on May 16, 1918 in Linton, the daughter of J. Walter and Mary (Lynch) Foster. After their death, she was adopted by George and Lucille (Snoddy) Thompson...
Rosemary Stough (12/18/09)
Rosemary Stough, 82, of Worthington, passed away at 12:01 p.m. on Friday Dec. 18, 2009, at Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Linton. She was born Aug. 12, 1927, in Linton, the daughter of Joseph and Bertha (Gillette) Sims. She was a homemaker and a member of the Worthington American Legion Auxiliary. She was a 1945 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School...
Mary Marjorie Jackson (12/17/09)
Mary Marjorie Jackson, 86, of Bloomfield passed away at 8:31 P.M. on Wednesday December 16, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born September 29, 1923 in Bloomfield she was the daughter of Cyrus and Mary (Lyons) Hash. Mary was a homemaker and a member of the Solsberry American Legion Auxiliary Post # 450 and the Cincinnati Christian Church...
Gerald Britton (12/16/09)
Gerald Britton 82, of Solsberry, passed away at 8:12 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. Born July 31, 1927 in Greene County, he was the son of Paul and Opha (Frye) Britton. He retired as a truck driver for Wetterau Foods in Bloomington and also enjoyed farming...
Shirley Ann (Gardner) Blackmore (12/15/09)
Shirley Ann (Gardner) Blackmore 65, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 at her home. Born Oct. 7, 1944 in Linton to James and Margaret (Gallian) Gardner. She was preceded in death by both parents and a brother Michael. She is survived by her husband Larry Blackmore, three children, James Blackmore (Jada Beck), Sarah Astafan (Jeff) and John Blackmore (Toni), two sisters, Reva Gallian of Bloomington and Donna Cheney (Jerry) of Williams, Indiana. ...
Thelma Ruth Marshall Meeks (12/14/09)
Thelma Ruth Marshall Meeks, 94, of Indianapolis, passed away Dec. 13, 2009. She was born May 1, 1915 in Indianapolis to Floyd Gilbert and Viola Greenwood Marshall. She worked as a head cashier for GC Murphy for 25 years in Linton. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Alvin Meeks; son, Floyd Meeks; daughter Barbara Peck; three brothers, Gilbert, Loren and Charles Marshall; and sister, Matilda Dudley...
Kenneth L. Lucas (12/14/09)
Kenneth L. Lucas, 75, of Bloomfield passed away at 10:55 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009 at Westminister Village North in Indianapolis. Born Sept. 15, 1934 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Raymond T. and Mildred (Allen) Lucas. Kenneth was a self-employed carpenter and a member of the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge 84, Bloomfield First Christian Church and the Bloomfield Jaycees...
Carl Roland Jones (12/14/09)
JASONVILLE -- Carl Roland Jones, 69, of Jasonville died at 8:12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Dec. 28, 1939 in Woomak, Ill., to Roy Porter and Virginia (Castle) O'Brian. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Dorothy and Betty, great-granddaughter Madison Jones, and great-grandson Isaac Watters...
Carl Roland Jones (12/14/09)
JASONVILLE -- Carl Roland Jones, 69, of Jasonville died at 8:12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Dec. 28, 1939 in Woomak, Ill., to Roy Porter and Virginia (Castle) O'Brian. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Dorothy and Betty, great-granddaughter Madison Jones, and great-grandson Isaac Watters...
Vera E. Arthur (12/13/09)
Vera E. Arthur, 74, of Bloomington and formerly of Elnora, passed away Dec. 11, 2009 at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. She was born on March 26, 1935 in Daviess County to Ray and Mable Marie (Toon) Edmondson. Vera was employed at RCA in Bloomington for 23 years until her retirement in 1991. She was a member of the Elnora Christian Church and the Ladies American Legion Auxiliary Post #245 in Elnora...
Carey "Ed" Skinner (12/12/09)
Carey "Ed" Skinner 48, of Bloomfield, passed away at 4:40 p.m. Friday, December 11, 2009 at his residence. Born February 23, 1961 in Noblesville, he was the son of Ronald Leroy and Ethel Louise (Crawford) Skinner. He was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator for Crider & Crider, Inc. in Bloomington. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing and hunting...
Morris A. Wright (12/10/09)
Morris A. Wright, 92 of Bloomington passed away Wednesday Dec. 9, 2009 at the Bloomington Hospital. He was born in a log cabin on Sept. 24, 1917 in Center Township, Greene County, to Harvey and Hazel (Holtsclaw) Wright. He was a lifelong local farmer. He worked at Rogers Group as a truck driver until his retirement in 1982. After his retirement, he became a full-time farmer...
Pamela Rae (Chestnut) Mullis (12/10/09)
Pamela Rae (Chestnut) Mullis, 48, of Bloomfield passed away Dec. 8, 2009 at Bloomington Hospital. She entered heaven following a serious illness of four days. Pam's parents are Vivian A. and the late Harold A. Chestnut. She married Danny L. Mullis on Jan. 12, 1985 and he survives...
Howard Reece Hubbert (12/10/09)
Howard Reece Hubbert, 93, of Linton, passed away at 6:26 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, surrounded by his family at his residence in Linton. He was born Oct. 23, 1916, in Coal Valley, Ala., the son of Benjamin Bruce and Jenny Greene (Beaty) Hubbert. His step-mother was Mary (Cobb) Hubbert, and she raised him...
James J. Gabbard (12/07/09)
James J. Gabbard, 75, peacefully passed away on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009 at his home in Port Orange, Fla., surrounded by his family and friends. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Lohman Funeral Home in Port Orange, Pastor Raymond Sieg officiating. Family and friends may visit from 10-11 a.m. and the reception to follow...
Betty Jean Reed (12/10/09)
Betty Jean Reed, 80, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 9, 2009 at her daughter's residence in Mitchell. She was born July 29, 1929, in Terre Haute, the son of Leo and Effie (Hart) Sinders. On March 11, 1947, Betty married Gerald Reed, and they had three children. A homemaker, she enjoyed many years bowling in various leagues and playing euchre with her women's card club...
Reicky P. Bosell (12/09/09)
Reicky Bosell lost his battle with cancer Nov. 12, 2009 at his home in Florida. He was born July 22, 1951 in Lafayette. He is survived by his children: Ryan Malloy, Joshua Bosell, Bryony Bosell, Autumn Bosell, Sierra Bosell and five grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Jerry Schneider and Darrell Bosell; sisters, Norma Pope and Carla (Bosell) Rollison...
Harold Lynn "Bud" Peterson (12/09/09)
Harold Lynn "Bud" Peterson was born March 9, 1929 in Linton. He was the son of Harry and Fern (nee Lynn) Peterson. He died on Dec. 8, 2009 at his residence in Festus, Mo., at the age of 80 years 8 months 29 days. He is survived by his wife, Frieda I. ...
Daniel Ray Clodfelder (12/07/09)
Daniel Ray Clodfelder (Dan), 54, died from cancer on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009 in Sarasota Fla. The celebration of his life will take place Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. at Poindexter Hall McClure Funeral Home in Odon. There will also be visitation starting at 11 a.m., a burial service at Walnut Hill Cemetery, followed by fellowship...
Gaynell (Meredith) Sluss (12/04/09)
Gaynell (Meredith) Sluss, 98, of Bloomington, passed away at the Bloomington Hospital on Dec. 3, 2009. She was born on March 10, 1911 to Ernest and Ida Mae (Cain) Meredith in Greene County. Gaynell worked as a cook for McCalla's Elementary school, and Cook Inc. also as a cook. She was a 75 year member of the Solsberry Eastern Star...
Virginia C. Gray (12/03/09)
Virginia C. Gray, 91, of Lyons, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born February 14, 1918 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Thomas Royal and Sadie (Boyer) Barker. She was a homemaker and also worked for the drug store in Worthington and for P.N. Hirsch in Linton...
Robert V. Sullivan, O.D. (12/01/09)
Robert V. Sullivan, O.D., 65, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 1, 2009, at his residence in Linton. He was born in Evansville on Feb. 22, 1944, the son of Robert E. & Mary L. (Wehr) Sullivan. Coming to Linton with his family in 1952, he was a 1962 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, in which he served as class president during his senior year. He was a 1966 graduate of Indiana University, where he earned two Bachelor degrees, and was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa, and a loyal academic and athletic supporter of Indiana University.
Genevieve (Boyd) Morgan (12/01/09)
Genevieve (Boyd) Morgan, 94, died Dec. 1, 2009 at Miller's Merry Manor in Rockport where she was a resident since Sept. 2002. Genevieve and her husband, Norman Morgan, had resided in rural Rockport until 1999 until they moved to the home of their daughter and son-in-law in Linton...
Margaret Brewer McCall (12/01/09)
Margaret Brewer McCall, 95 of Jasonville, passed away on Nov. 30, 2009 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. She was born on July 4, 1914 in Jasonville to Herbert and Doris Dayton Yeryar. She was a homemaker and owned and operated Jasonville Package Store for 23 years. She was a member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Jasonville and also Delta Theta Tau Sorority...