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Obituaries from May 2010

Gregory Alan Fields, Sr. (05/31/10)
Gregory Alan Fields, Sr., 62 of Mooresville, IN passed away last week at home. He was born February 20, 1948 in Bedford. He was preceeded in death by his father, Kenneth G. Fields and a still-born daughter, Heather. He was also preceded in death by grandparents Murl & Thelma (Miller) Evans and Campbell & Myrtle (Hatfield)Fields...
Melba Ruth Cox Keesey (05/28/10)
Melba Ruth Cox Keesey, 85, of Anderson, passed away May 27, 2010 at St. John's Medical Center after an extended illness. She was born Feb. 19, 1925 in Lyons, the daughter of Orville and Opal (Richardson) McLaughlin. She had lived in Anderson since 1943 and was a homemaker...
Gerald L. "Shorty" Uland (05/27/10)
Gerald L. "Shorty" Uland, 67, of Solsberry passed away Thursday, May 26, 2010 at his residence after a hard fought battle with cancer. Shorty was born June 2, 1942, to Edna (Linthicum) Uland Britton and M. Ivan Uland in Solsberry. After driving a truck for many years he became a farmer and founded Uland & Sons Heavy Equipment Transport. His many passions included drag racing, motorcycles, old cars and his grandchildren...
E. James McKamey (05/26/10)
E. James McKamey, 81, of Bloomfield passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. James was born Nov. 28, 1928 in Bloomington, the son of Estel James and Lesta (Hunter) Adkins. James was an U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Post # 196 and the Bloomfield Odd Fellows. James was a retired Engineering Supervisor at Crane...
Mary Lou Hargis (05/25/10)
Mary Lou Hargis, of Indianapolis, passed away May 22, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospice. Born Jan. 30, 1927 in Scotland, Ind., she was the daughter of Aaron Ralph Hasler and Mary Hazel Whitaker Hasler of Newberry and was raised in Indianapolis by her Uncle Zach T. Catron and Aunt Kathryn Whitaker Catron...
Lucille Trinkle Keller (05/24/10)
JASONVILLE -- Alma Lucille Tucker (Trinkle) Keller passed away peacefully at her home that she loved at 2:50 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2010 comforted by loving family. She was born on Nov. 19, 1919 in Linton, the first-born of John Branson Tucker and Nellie Talley Tucker...
Willa Jean Herron (05/24/10)
Willa Jean Herron, 75, of Indianapolis, passed away at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 23, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 2, 1934, in Linton, the daughter of Mack Lee and Reymonde (Mazoyer) Perkins. She was a 1952 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and worked at General Electric in Linton as a young woman. ...
Carl R. Killian (05/21/10)
Carl R. Killian, 78, of Linton, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Friday, May 21, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Howesville, Ind.,on January 25, 1932, the son of Waldren "Jake" Killian and Violet Ruth Stepp Killian. Carl retired from the Greene Co. Highway Dept., and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Newberry...
Vera M. Darrah (05/21/10)
Vera M. Darrah Vera M. Darrah, 49, of Linton, passed away at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 20, 2010, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Feb. 12, 1961, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Edward H. and Brenda (Sweazey) Darrah. She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at the Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons...
Martha L. Pinkston Gray (05/21/10)
Martha L. Pinkston Gray, 95, of Sullivan, passed away at 3:15 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born in Linton, on February 12, 1915 the daughter, of Noble Thomas and Mary Exie Lynn Thomas. Martha was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Linton...
Kenneth Hasler (05/21/10)
Kenneth Hasler, of Terre Haute, passed away on May 20th, 2010. He was 93 years of age. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Jasper and Gertrude Hasler, his first wife, Marjorie Davies Hasler, his brothers James and Frank, and sisters Bernice Foster, Bea Crohn, Carrie Daniels and Kathleen Fiscus...
Russell Lee Giles I (05/21/10)
Russell Lee Giles I, 75, Lyons, passed away at 9:52 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at Kindred Hospital South in Greenwood, Ind. He was born April 7, 1935 in Frankfort, Ky., the son of George W. Giles, Sr. and Armanda Kay (Brown) Giles. Russell was a self-employed carpenter and an Army veteran...
Vera Darrah (05/20/10)
Vera (Bracken) Darrah, age 49 of Linton, passed away Thursday evening, May 20, 2010 at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available.
Norman Dale Whaley (05/20/10)
Norman Dale Whaley went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, May 12, 2010. He was born on July 2, 1935 near Switz City, the son of Raleigh Whaley and Frances Gilligan Whaley. He attended Linton High School where he was very active in sports. He served in The National Guard for 17 years and retired from Ford Motor Company after 31 years...
Norma Lee Mize Clark (05/20/10)
Norma Lee Mize Clark, 85, of Sullivan, passed away at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at the Breckenridge Health and Living Center. She was born Jan. 23, 1925 in Hymera to Coy Mize and Ruby Cook Mize. She was retired from the Shakamak State Park. Survivors include two sons Everett (And Joann) Clark, Dugger and Ronald Clark, Oaktown, one daughter Sheryl Clark, Dugger, one sister Nova Jean Fougerousse, Westlawn, MI; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; seven great, great grandchildren; and other relatives.. ...
Elva Joyce Wilkerson (05/19/10)
Elva Joyce Wilkerson, 73, of Linton, passed away at 11:40 p.m. May 18 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born July 2, 1936 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Marion E. and Arvilla L. (Mahu) Lee. She was a processor for Wal-Mart stores in Linton. Surviving relatives include: her children, Debbie Moss (Jack) of Linton, James F. ...
Nancy E. Padgett (05/19/10)
Nancy E. Padgett, 81, of Worthington, passed away at 10 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at her residence. Nancy was born Dec. 7, 1928 to Leland and Maurine (Seicrest) Wallace. She was a homemaker and a member of the Christian Church in Worthington, and the V. F. W. Ladies Auxiliary in Greenwood...
Gregg N. "Dode" Mason (05/19/10)
Gregg N. "Dode" Mason, age 53 of Linton, died at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Linton on Jan. 24, 1957, the son of John and Delema (Sisk) Mason. He was employed as a car salesman at Value Auto of Linton, formerly owned and operated Dode's Pizza in Lyons, and had worked several years at Rice's Building Supply in Linton. He served in the Army National Guard for many years. He was a member of the Linton Moose Lodge...
Della (Taylor) Pickett (05/18/10)
Della (Taylor) Pickett, born October 26, 1917 in Daviess County, died at the Loogootee Nursing Center in Loogootee on Tuesday May 18, 2010. She married Melvin "Pete" Pickett on Dec. 21, 1934 in Lawrenceville, IL. He died Jan. 6, 1998. Della attended the Newberry and Loogootee United Methodist Churches, she was a member of the Newberry United Methodist Women, Order of the Eastern Star and Progressive Club of Newberry. ...
Thomas Edward Holcomb (05/16/10)
Thomas Edward Holcomb, 61, of Sullivan and formerly of Linton passed away on Saturday, May 15 at his residence. He was born in Linton, on Oct. 3, 1948 to Ralph and Cathern E. (Mathena) Holcomb. Tom married Cheryl K Byrer on October 29, 1983. Tom worked as an interior and exterior home maintenance contractor in and around the Linton area...
Andrew Jackson "Jack" Newsom (05/17/10)
Andrew Jackson "Jack" Newsom A graveside service will be conducted for Andrew Jackson "Jack" Newsom at 11 a.m. at the Worthington Cemetary on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Jack died Aug. 28, 2009 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 Seeral Benjamin Newsom and Nettie Helen Cory Newsom...
Johnny Joe "Pinky" Wright (05/17/10)
Johnny Joe "Pinky" Wright, 59, of Sandborn, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2010, at his residence in Sandborn. John was born on April 19, 1951, in Greene County, to Dora Blueford 'Bill' and Ellen May (Nail) Wright. On March 7, 1970, John was united in marriage with Sharon Kay (Harper) and they had two sons...
Max Autrey (05/15/10)
Max Autrey, 81, of Des Moines, Iowa formerly of Newberry died Friday May 14, 2010 in Des Moines, Iowa. Born Nov. 17, 1928 in Greene County, he was the son of William and Lillian (Frey) Autrey. He was a retired professor at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and a U.S. Air Force veteran...
Virgil C. Frye (05/15/10)
Virgil C. Frye, 98, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2010 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born Sept. 19, 1911 in Greene County, he was the son of Logan W. and Emma Jane (Shaffer) Frye. He retired from the Laborers International Union of North America after 50 years of service. He served his country with the United States Army in WW II and was a member of the Cincinnati Christian Church, Solsberry American Legion Post #450 and the Odd Fellows Lodge in Bloomfield...
Esther Lois Hasler (05/12/10)
Esther Lois Hasler, 92, of Bloomfield passed away at 7:20 p.m. on Sunday, May 9, 2010 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Esther was born Aug. 31, 1917 in Linton, the daughter of Luther and Zola (Crowe) Branstetter. Esther is retired from school teaching, she taught at Wildcat and then Bloomfield. She is a member Tri Kappa, Indiana State Teachers Association and the Bloomfield United Methodist Church...
Mary F. French (05/11/10)
Mary F. French, age 50, died at 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at her residence in Linton. She was born in Linton on May 7, 1960, the daughter of James and Elsie Faye (Mowery) French. She was a 1978 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. She worked at The Grill for over 20 years, and at the Triad Coal Mine in Freelandville...
Imagene Ladson (05/11/10)
Imagene Ladson, 87, of Linton, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. She was born in Gilmore, Ind. on December 23, 1922, the daughter of James Hibbard and Clonie Haskett Hibbard. Imagene was a member of the First Christian Church in Linton...
Ralph C. Padgett (05/11/10)
Ralph C. Padgett, 90, of Linton, passed away at 9:35 a.m. on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born Oct.25, 1919, in Switz City, the son of Samuel C. and Lulie (Flater) Padgett. He had retried from General Electric in Linton...
Chelsea L. Lawlis (05/11/10)
Chelsea L. Lawlis, 92, Indianapolis, passed away May 10, 2010. He was born Feb. 9, 1918 near Trafalgar, the son of the late Victor and Angle (Barnett) Lawlis. He was a graduate of Trafalgar High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Franklin College in 1940 and subsequently an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Indiana University...
James H. Ladson (05/10/10)
JASONVILLE -- James H. Ladson, 77, of Jasonville, died at 4:25 a.m. on Monday, May 10, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Dec. 28, 1932 in Sullivan County to Ray Ladson and Dochia (Pitcher) Ladson. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Jerry Ladson, and halfsister, Doris Garrett...
Linda Lou McKinney (05/10/10)
Linda Lou McKinney, 68, of Indianapolis, passed away at 10:07 a.m. on Sunday, May 9, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Dec. 15, 1941, in Edwardsport, the daughter of Herman and Gaynell (Hale) Stark. She worked and retired from the Finish Line Factory in Indianapolis, and was of the Baptist faith...
Richard J. Flaherty, Sr. (05/10/10)
Richard J. Flaherty, Sr. , 93, of Jasonville, Ind., passed away May 7, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. He was born in Bardstown, Ky. on June 21, 1916 to John J. Flaherty and Alice (Cotton) Flaherty. He was married to Maudie E. (McGuire) Flaherty, who preceded him in death on November 8, 2008. He was retired from the Federal Prison in Terre Haute, Ind...
Dana Ray Baker (05/10/10)
Dana Morris Baker, 52, of Linton, passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2010 in Morehead, NC. He was born in Linton, on Nov. 29, 1957 to Loren Ray and Ruby (Clayton) Baker. Dana married Holly D. (Anderson) on Feb. 23, 2002. Dana was employed with IMI Irving Materials Inc. in Sullivan as a concrete truck driver and was formerly employed with Abram and Hawkins in Linton. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He also enjoyed playing music as a bass guitar player with the group Tameless...
Delia E. Simmons (05/10/10)
Delia E. Simmons, 80, of Koleen, passed away at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2010 at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. Born July 12, 1929 in Newman, Ill., she was the daughter of John Clinton and Opal (Cunningham) Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of the Koleen Union Church and the Koleen Ladies Aid...
Charles E. Williams Jr. (05/06/10)
Charles E. Williams Jr., son of Charles Eugene Williams and Betty Jane Williams, was born on the 23rd of July 1948 and died on Friday April 30, 2010 in Houston, Texas. "Chuck," as he was known to his friends, was educated in Bloomfield, and graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1967...
Iva Marie Spurlin (05/06/10)
Iva Marie Spurlin, 74, of Dugger, passed away at 6:31 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Switz City on Feb. 2, 1936, the daughter of Clarence Bovenschen and Martha Hart Bovenschen. Iva graduated from Switz City Central High School in 1954, and married Charles E. Spurlin March 31, 1956...
Harold Ray Pickett (05/05/10)
Harold Ray Pickett, 75, of Switz City, Ind., passed away at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. He was born in Greene County, Ind., March 3, 1935, the son of Millard Ray Pickett and Vivian Grace Howell Pickett...
James Edwards (05/05/10)
James Edwards left this world May 4, 2010. He had suffered a long sickness and is at rest. Jimmy was born Oct. 16, 1961 the son of Donnie and Deloris Edwards, a Christian by faith and a loving person. He is greatly missed but he has completed this journey and is now in the company of his relatives, friends and his Savior...
Gary Wayne Trusler (05/04/10)
Gary Wayne Trusler, 62, of Bloomfield passed away at 9:20 p.m. on Monday May 3, 2010 at the Kindred Hospital South in Greenwood. Gary was born July 11, 1947 in Indianapolis, Indiana the son of George and Norma (Harrell) Trusler. He was retired from Crane and was and Army veteran of the Viet Nam War. Gary was a member of the Crane VFW, Indianapolis VFW # 908, AMVETS Post 2000, and the Bloomfield American Legion Post # 196...
Robert Dale Geatches (05/04/10)
Robert Dale Geatches, age 75, of Linton, passed away at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born April 29, 1935, in Linton, the son of George and Muriel (Burris) Geatches. He delivered newspapers for the Terre Haute Tribune Star, was a graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, and was a member of the Linton First Baptist Church. He lived in Linton all his life...
Cory Bryant Boswell (05/04/10)
Cory Bryant Boswell, 22, of Bloomfield, passed away 10:26 a.m. Sunday, May 2, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born June 15, 1987 in Bloomington, he was the son of Kirk Talbott and Jessica (Fields) Brummett. Surviving relatives include: one son, Caden Bryant Boswell; one daughter, Carly Nicole Boswell; his mother, Jessica (Fields) Brummett (Bill); his father, Kirk Talbott (Heather); one brother, Justin Talbott; his aunts, Rebecca Fields and cousin Kayla Fields of Bloomfield, Carol Lash (John) of Springville, Donna Easton (Andrew) of Bedford, Beverly Foglesong (Kelly) of Linton, Mary Ping (Marc), Janet Setsuko (Solomon), and Kay Daniels (Rodney) of Mooresville; an uncle, David Boswell (Dottie) of Bloomington; and his grandparents, John and Wanda Talbott of Springville.. ...
Donald R. Livingston (05/03/10)
Donald R. Livingston, 59, of Worthington, passed away 6:30 a.m., Saturday, May 1, 2010 at his residence. He was born June 5, 1950, in Linton, to James M. and Eugleena (Kline) Livingston. He worked at NCWS Crane for 40 years retiring in 2008, he was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion in Worthington...
Fred W. Bennett (05/03/10)
JASONVILLE -- Fred W. Bennett, 93, of Jasonville died at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at his home with his family. He was born March 31, 1917 in Jasonville, and was the son of Fred W. Bennett and Mary Jane (Critchlow) Bennett. He married Ella Annabelle (Kester) Bennett on Jan. 10, 1964...