Obituaries from March 2010
Jack D. Elkins
Jack D. Elkins, 68, of Newberry passed away at 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at Ketchem Memorial in Odon, Indiana. Jack was born October 31, 1941 in Owen County, the son of Roscoe and Captola (Flynn) Elkins. Jack had worked at RCA, Thompsons and GE in Bloomington, he was retired. He attended the Newberry Christian Church...
Evelyn Guthery, 80, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, March 27, 2010 at her residence. Born December 5, 1929 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Roy and Maude (Thompson) Skomp. Evelyn was a homemaker and a member of the Newberry Eastern Star and the Newberry United Methodist Church...
David DeShon Austin
David DeShon Austin, 60, of Bloomington and formerly of Linton, passed away at 6:55 a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Hines, Ill. He was born Feb. 2, 1950 in Los Angeles, Calif, the son of William and Virginia (Clayton) Austin...
Steven Ray Haywood
Steven Ray Haywood, 49, of Mineral City, passed away unexpectedly at his home on March 25, 2010 surrounded by his family. He was born April 18, 1960 in Washington, In. He retired in 2005 from Weddle Brothers after working 30 years in construction. He had been employed by J.L. Wilson, Neidigh Brothers and various construction companies. He was a member of the Laborers Union Local # 741...
Edward 'Eddie' Dean McIntyre II
Edward 'Eddie' Dean McIntyre II, 33, of Lewis, died at 7:37 p.m., Thursday, March 25, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Feb. 8, 1977 in Terre Haute, the son of Edward Dean McIntyre and Marilyn Sue (Yates) Lifford. He worked in Maintenance at United Machine and Design in Brazil, IN. Eddie loved the outdoors where he was an avid fisherman, hunter, and loved camping...
David Arthur Clayton
David Arthur Clayton, 81, of Jasonville, died on March 24, 2010, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis with his wife and son at his side. He was born Jan. 10, 1929, in Linton, to Guy J. and Opal A. (Fines) Clayton. He was united in marriage with Barbara J. (Bolton) on Aug. 28, 1954...
Lila G. Gray
Lila G. Gray, 79, of Linton, passed away at 9:48 P.M., Mon., March 22, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. She was born Oct. 10, 1930, in McCanna, ND, the daughter of Iver J. & Andria (Svaai) Grodahl. She attended North Dakota State School of Science at Wahpeton, ND. ...
Donald (Don) Michael, 77, of Solsberry, died on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at his residence. Born September 7, 1932, in Solsberry, he was the son of Troy M. and Ella (Watkins) Michael. Don was retired in 1994 from RCA in Bloomington. He attended the Newark Pentecostal Church...
David A. Clayton
David A. Clayton, 81, of Jasonville, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Linton.
Elmer H. Pigg
Elmer H. Pigg, 87, of Portage, IN and formerly of Linton, passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at his residence. He was born on Feb. 14, 1923, in Jericho, Sullivan County, to George Dewey and Carrie Irene (Perigo) Pigg. Elmer's first wife, Nellie (Kemper) and 2nd wife, Mazie Ellen (Newcome) both precede him in death. His third wife, Martha (Ervin) survives...
Darrel Wayne Dishman
Darrel Wayne Dishman, 63, of Sullivan passed away on March 23, 2010 at Mitchell Manor Nursing Home in Mitchell Indiana. Darrel was born on April 13, 1946 in Greene County to the late Charlie and Hazel (Harper) Dishman. Darrell was a painter and he worked for Indiana University for 32 years retiring in 2001. Darrel was a member of the Moose Lodge #2517 in Sullivan, and he served in the United States Army during Vietnam War...
Paul Edward Harlan
Paul Edward Harlan, 69, Jasonville, died at 10:45 A.M. Friday, March 19, 2010 at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born Dec. 27, 1940 in Jasonville, the son of Clifford R. Harlan and Lovicia B. (Ferry) Harlan-Graber. Paul worked at Crane, was a 13 year member of Sons of the American Legion Post #172 in Jasonville and a member of the VFW Men's Auxiliary Post #6606 of Clay City for many years...
Arlettia Rae "Letty" Flynn
Arlettia Rae "Letty" Brannon Parrish Flynn, 66, formerly of Worthington, passed away at Glenburn Home in Linton at 3:50 a.m. Sunday, March 21, 2010. She was born Sept. 8, 1943, in Linton, the daughter of Charles and Virginia (Scott) Brannon. She was a former member of the Worthington American Legion & VFW Auxiliaries, was a softball player, and an avid IU basketball fan...
Herbert E. Stalcup
Herbert E.. Stalcup, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:00 P.M. on Friday March 19, 2010 at Bell Trace Health & Living Center in Bloomington. Herb was born September 12, 1924 in Bloomfield the son of Charles B. and Zelda M. (Blaker) Stalcup. He was a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Post # 196, Life member of the DAV, National Rifleman's Association, Bass masters and the Allen Chapel Church. Herb was a Navy veteran of World War II and retired from REMC as a lineman...
Dannie W. Jenkins
Dannie W. Jenkins, 72, of Jasonville, died Saturday, March 20, 2010 at Methodist Hospital Yellow Rose Unit in Indianapolis. He was born June 13, 1937 in Clay County, to Dannie "Boone" Jenkins and Arlie M. (Reed) Jenkins. He married Beverly Jenkins on May 13, 1995. She survives...
Mary Ann Henderson
Mary Ann Henderson, 68, of Worthington, passed away 9:53 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Feb. 24, 1942 in Greene County to Orman and Bonnie (Bruce) Bough. Mary was a homemaker and formerly owned and operated the Midway Café in Worthington. She was a member of the Worthington Christian Church...
Marjorie J. Reed
Marjorie J. Reed, 90, of Elnora, passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Ketcham Memorial Center, Odon. Born in Elnora, on May 1, 1919, she was the daughter of Clarence and Lola (Paul) Wilkin. She married Frank Reed on August 23, 1937. Marjorie was a homemaker and owned/operated the Elnora Café for several years. She enjoyed her flower gardens and crocheting. She was a member of the Elnora Christian Church...
Evelyn L. Murphy
Evelyn Louise Murphy of Worthington passed away at the age of 82 on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at 8:52 p.m. at Bloomington Hospital. Mrs. Murphy was born in Rockville, Parke County, Indiana on April 25, 1927, the daughter of the late Roy Homer and Burnice Forrest (McCall) Thomas...
Thira Inez Frye
Thira Inez Frye, 86, of Switz City passed away Friday morning, March 19, 2010 at Sugar Creek Convalescent Center, Greenfield. She was born July 2, 1923 in Switz City to Robert S. and Lillie (Johnson) Wright. She was a homemaker, she worked in several area restaurants and the Lyons Drug store for 15 years. She also was a member of American Legion and VFW ladies auxiliaries...
Marjorie J. Reed
Marjorie J. Reed, 90, of Elnora passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010.
Funeral arrangements are currently pending at Anderson-Poindexter Linton Chapel.
Catherine Berniece Bennett
Catherine Berniece Bennett, 93, of Linton, passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Linton Nursing and Rehab, Linton. Born in Switz City on Nov. 26, 1916, she was the daughter of John Otis and Susie (Axe) Denman. She married Lester Bennett on Dec. 12, 1937...
Catherine Cline, 84, of Linton, died Monday, March 15, 2010, at the Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan.
She was born in Herrin, IL on November 12, 1925, the daughter of Troy and Ruth (Grasty) Morgan....
Marvin L. Fish
Marvin L. Fish, 58, of Lyons and formerly of Worthington and Florida, passed away 2:34 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at his residence in Lyons. Marvin was born Aug. 24, 1951, in Indianapolis to E. Lynn and Nellie Mae (Hubbard) Fish. He was an owner-operator truck driver, a member of Worthington First Baptist Church, and a U.S. Navy veteran...
Pearl A. Bingham
Pearl A. Bingham, Worthington, passed away at 8:42 p.m., Monday, March 15, 2010, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Jan. 8, 1913, in Worthington, to Hugh and Martha (Porter) McDaniel. She was a homemaker, and had worked at Showers Factory in Bloomfield, RCA in Bloomington and enjoyed best being her husbands "helper" in his carpentry business, mowing her big lawn on her rider, and having family dinners. ...
Virginia D. (Jean) Rush
Virginia D. (Jean) Rush, 84, of Owensburg, passed away at 9:40 a.m. Monday, March 15, 2010 at her residence. Born July 27, 1925 in Owensburg, she was the daughter of Zelbert and Edith (Gainey) Swango Hamilton. She was a homemaker who also worked for NSA Crane in ordinance for seven years. She attended the Owensburg Baptist Church and was an avid card player who enjoyed playing Euchre and Bridge. She also enjoyed spending quality time with her Pekingese, Megan...
Wallace Kent George
Wallace Kent George, 54, of Linton, passed away at 9:28 p.m. on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at his residence in Linton, after a five-year battle with cancer. He was born April 14, 1955 in Linton, the son of James and Cleo (Baker) George. George was a 1973 graduate of Switz City High School. ...
Chester Booker, 79, of Dugger went to be with the Lord on March 12, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born on Sept. 6, 1930, the son of Floyd Booker and Belle Bedwell Booker. He was a member of the Bethel Community Church. Working along with his brother the late John Booker, Chet owned and operated Booker's Hi-way Market in Dugger from 1954 to 1986. Chester along with his wife and daughter founded and operated Storybook Village Children's Park from 1976 to 2000...
Eleanor E. Plew
Eleanor E. Plew, 87, of Linton, died at 2:50 A.M. Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Linton Nursing & Rehab. She was born in Washington on Oct. 14, 1922, the daughter of Earl and Jennie (Barber) Reeve. She was a 1940 graduate of Linton -- Stockton High School and was a member of the Grace Gospel Church in Linton...
Elta E. Wonder
Elta E. Wonder, 91 of Linton, died at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. She was born in Greene County on April 14, 1918, the daughter of Emit and Ethel (Rainbolt) Elgan. She worked at Glenburn Home, Freeman Greene County General Hospital, Indiana University Wilke Quad in Bloomington, and did housekeeping for several years...
Dorothy Corwin Brown
Dorothy Corwin Brown, of Napa, Calif., passed away on March 10, 2010. Born Oct. 23, 1929, she was the daughter of Hubert and Martha Corwin. She was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include: her husband, Ray Brown, whom she married on March 10, 1949; one daughter, Sandy Brown; two sons, Steve and Jimmy Brown; five grandchildren; two brothers, William Dale Corwin and James Corwin of Bloomfield; and two sisters, Marjorie Minks of Logansport and Louise Beasley of San Leandro, Calif...
Pamela Sue Barthold
Pamela Sue Barthold, 50, Linton, passed away at 7:40 p.m., March 10, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Pam was born on Dec. 27, 1959 in Fort Wayne to Frederick Barthold and Betty (Colpetzer) Barthold Melton. Pam had attended Mable Holland Elementary School in Fort Wayne and so enjoyed rocking in her chair...
Judy Maureen (Terrell) Young
Judy Maureen (Terrell) Young, of Bloomfield, age 65, went to be with her Lord on March 8, 2010. She had worked at the Dollar General Store in Bloomfield for 15 years. She enjoyed her flowers and watching her grandsons play baseball. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Hulbert and Mabel Terrell; her sister, Sharon,and her brother, Wendell Terrell...
Norman Edgar Asbury
Norman Edgar Asbury, 85, of South Bend and formerly of Jasonville, passed away Sunday evening, March 7, 2010, at Elkhart Hospice House in Elkhart. He was born in Coalmont on March 27. 1924 to Ross and Lena Bell (Hallmark) Asbury. He enjoyed many outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting and gardening...
Gene Forest Deckard
Gene Forest Deckard, 69, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at his residence. Born July 1, 1940 in Monroe County, he was the son of Otis F. and Flora (Wilson) Deckard. He was a stock handler for General Electric and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Bloomington. Gene was an avid outdoorsman who loved to camp and fish. He will be greatly missed...
Mary Helen Hall
Mary Helen Hall, 91, Columbia City, passed away 9:35 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2010 at Breckenridge Health & Rehabilitation Center, Sullivan. She was the daughter of Steven and Nellie (Belsham) Spice of Ft. Wayne. She was raised and lived in northern Indiana most of her life. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Columbia City, and associated with Trinity Lutheran Church in Linton...
Janet Hart, 63, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born Aug. 31, 1946 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of James and Helen (Smock) Hutchens. She was a computer programmer for NSWC Crane and Mariah Creek Christian Church in Bicknell...
William R. (Bill) Isenogle
William R. (Bill) Isenogle, 85, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, March 7, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born March 13, 1924 in Marion County to William Cyrus and Rebecca (Lester) Isenogle. Bill served his country in World War II with the U.S. ...
Ruby Ester (Steele) McNabb
Ruby Ester (Steele) McNabb was granted her angel wings on March 5, 2010. Her final days were spent at the home of her son, Dan, surrounded by family and friends whom Ruby had touched in some small way throughout her long and very memorable life. Born in 1921 in Vicksburg, Ruby graduated from Midland High School in 1939. She married her high school sweetheart, Lavaughn Archibald McNabb in 1939, who preceded her in death in 1999. She was also preceded in death by her newborn daughter, Teresa...
Kathryn W. Record
Kathryn W. Record 94, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville. Born July 30, 1915 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Fred and Agnes (Holliday) Cowan. She was a Homemaker who also worked at Bloomfield schools as an aid and helped waitress at the Cardinal Inn on special occasions. She was a graduate of Worthington High School...
Timothy F. Carroll
Timothy F. Carroll, age 59 of Linton, died at 10:30 p.m., Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Hammond on October 12, 1950, the son of Charles Clifford and Gerretie (Hogewoning) Carroll. He had worked as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic for Summerfield GMC in Gary, Hardings, Inc. in Lowell, and McAllister in Washington...
Roy Charles John Spanger
Roy Charles John Spanger, 82, died at 5:10 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Prarie Village in Washington. He was born Aug. 5, 1927 to Carl an Freida Snyder Spanger at the family home place near Westphalia. Roy was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ where he was baptized and confirmed. He was married May 23, 1953 to Gloria Gadberry Spanger, who survives. He was a farmer...
Hazel Calvert, 68, of Worthington, passed away at 12:48 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2010, at I U Medical Center in Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 2, 1941 in Clay County to Leo and Crystal (Miller) Malone. She was a homemaker, and formerly worked at Noel's Grocery in Worthington, she retired from Boston Scientific in Spencer. She was a member of Worthington Christian Church...
Jimmy Lee Baker
Jimmy Lee Baker, 50, of Solsberry, passed away Thursday March 4, 2010 at his residence. Born Oct. 2, 1959 in Linton he was the son of Lonnis and Janet (Martindale) Baker. Jimmy loved over the road truck driving and mission trips with the Lord. He was a member of the House of Prayer in Bloomington...
Hazel Calvert, 68, of Worthington passed at 12:48 p.m. Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
Funeral arrangements at pending at Welch & Cornett Worthington Chapel.
Monda L. (Dickey) Simpson
Monda L. (Dickey) Simpson, 81, of Paragon and formerly of Jasonville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 3, 2010, at St. James South Hospital in Chicago Heights, IL. She was born in Owen County, on Feb. 20, 1929, to Renos H. and Susie L. (Secrest) Dickey...
Geneva P. Kalos
Geneva Pearl (Hollingsworth) Kalos, age 80, of Caseyville, Ill., and formerly of Linton, passed away at 7:24 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. She was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Linton, the daughter of Arthur and Sarah (Killion) Hollingsworth...
Dorothy Louise Stevens
Dorothy Louise Stevens, 84, of Jasonville. passed away at 12:14 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. The 1943 graduate of Dugger High School was born July 7, 1925 in Sullivan to Hallie Goodman and Rillia Black Goodman. She was a homemaker, a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, the Sullivan County Historical Society and a past Worthy Matron of Chapter 289 OES in Hymera. ...
Patricia Ann (Pat) Russell
Patricia (Pat) Ann (Boyles) Misner Russell, 67, of Robinson, Ill., passed away at 1:50 a.m. on Monday, March 1, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Oct. 8, 1942 in Linton, she was the daughter of Burl E. and Lena Elizabeth (Padgett) Boyles. Surviving relatives include two sons Charles (Mandy) Minser Jr. ...
Raymond Goodson Storms
Raymond Goodson Storms, 86, died Monday, March 1, 2010, at Manor Care South. He was a resident of Indianapolis. He was born May 27, 1923, in Linton, to Herschel and Hazel (Sanders) Storms. He married Martha W. Bellamy on May 17, 1940. She preceded him in death on October 31, 2004. ...
Deanna J. Griffith
Deanna J. Griffith, 66, of Bloomfield passed away at 9:20 a.m. on Monday, March 1, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Jan. 19, 1944 in South Bend, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Ruby (Phillips) Mears. Deanna was retired from the medical records department for IMA in Bloomington. She was a member of the Pleasant Kentucky Ridge Church in Bloomfield, and she was the Past Matron of the Solsberry Order of Eastern Star...
Nelda J. Phegley-Anderson-Hallaway
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...
James Cooksey, 87, of Linton, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010 at Linton Nursing and Rehab. He was born in Greene County, Sept. 15, 1922, the son of Victor and Fannie Terhune Cooksey. He married Dorothy Parks February 16, 1946 and she survives...
Maurice Leo Haag
Maurice Leo Haag, 85, of Fishers and formerly of Linton, passed away at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born Jan. 13, 1925, in Greencastle, the son of Earl & Ludana (Hayes) Haag. He was a graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, and was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Medical Corps, and earning the Bronze Star. After the war, he graduated from Gradwohl School of Laboratory Technicians in St. Louis, Mo...