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Obituaries from June 2010

Janine B. Rogers (06/30/10)
Janine B. Rogers, 63, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 in the Dell E. Webb In-Patient Unit, Hospice of Arizona, in Sun City West, Arizona. She was born February 5, 1947 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Kenneth Fairweather and Barbara (LaHendro) Fairweather...
Christine Ann Butler (06/30/10)
Christine Ann Butler was stillborn at 9:35 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2010, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was the daughter of Michael F. and Jennifer (Robinson) Butler. She was christened on Sat., June 26. Surviving are her parents of Brazil; a sister, Olivia Butler at home; maternal grandparents, Leonard and Carol Robinson of Centerville, Ohio; paternal grandmother, Martha Butler of Linton; paternal great-grandparents, Mary Foulke of Linton and Marjorie Paullin of Marion; aunts, Denise Hamdi of Dayton, Ohio and Sarah Bitler of New Whiteland; and an uncle, Scott Robinson of Springfield, Ohio.. ...
Nora Ruth Shepherd (06/30/10)
Nora Ruth Shepherd, 92, of Lyons, passed away at 11:07 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Born April 29, 1918 in Lyons she was the daughter of Claude and Bonnie (Hatfield) Wells. She was an assembly worker for GE and also a homemaker. She was a member of the Lyons Christian Church and the Lyons Order of Eastern Star...
Geneva Johnson (06/30/10)
Geneva Johnson, 90, of Jasonville, died at 1:20 a.m. at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ira Coburn Johnson on February 10, 1986. The couple was married Sept. 28, 1935. She was a homemaker and member of Anchored in Faith Church...
Anna Louise (Greves) Sparks (06/29/10)
Anna Louise (Greves) Sparks, 89 of Switz City, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Monday, June 28, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born September 23, 1920 in Lowe the county seat of Moultrie Illinois, she was daughter of Ray and Elizabeth Greves. On June 15, 1940 she married Glen M. Sparks...
Clarence "Bill" Fidler (06/28/10)
Clarence "Bill" Fidler, 79, of Jasonville passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born Nov. 10, 1930 in Daviess County, he was the son of Charles and Rose Shouse Fidler. A graduate of Plainville High School, he was U.S. Army veteran and served as a medical supplies driver and a member of the honor guard in the Korean War. He was a member of the Baptist Church...
Jerry Rex McDonald (06/28/10)
Jerry Rex McDonald, 77, of Martinsville, passed from this life on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 2:09 p.m. at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. Jerry was born in Riley, Indiana on February 15, 1933 to the late Harry E. McDonald and Lucille (Reed) Barnett...
Nora Mae McAtee (06/28/10)
Nora Mae McAtee, 91, of Linton, passed away Monday, June 28, 2010 at Glenburn Home. She was born in Knox County on May 25, 1919 to Albert Clarence and Anna Mary (Strahle) Miller. On August 2, 1947 she married Hubert McAtee and they had four children...
Olive Deloris Kristler (06/28/10)
Olive Deloris Kristler, 79 of Linton, died at 5:38 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010, at the Linton Nursing and Rehab in Linton. She was born in Solsberry on August 2, 1930, the daughter of Floyd and Ruby Fern (Wells) Vandeventer. During her life she worked at GC Murphy, Keller Chair Factory, and in the cafeteria at Linton-Stockton Elementary School, and she was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Sullivan...
Tom Burt (06/28/10)
Tom Burt, 64, of Bloomington, passed away at 6:59 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born April 24, 1946 in Rush County to James F. and Lelah M. (Stevens) Burt. Tom retired from Crane in 1996 after 30 years service, also had his own truck and hauled coal, where he was known as "Buzzsaw". He was a veteran of the Army and National Guard. He was a supporter of P.O.W./M.I.A. Member of the Coal City E. U. B. Church. Tom enjoyed NASCAR and outdoor activities...
Mariam A. Byers (06/24/10)
Mariam A. Byers, 90, of Evansville, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at Heritage Center in Evansville. Mariam retired from SIGECO in the Accounting Dept. in 1981 and was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. She is survived by her granddaughters, Angela Baughn and Krista Stephens; eight great grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren, brothers, Garland, Robert, William, and Jack Gentry; and a sister, Dorothy Stremming...
Nina G. Spohr (06/22/10)
Nina G. Spohr, 72, of New Market, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2010, at her home after a two-year battle with cancer. She was born on June 22, 1937, in Greene County, to Ward and Dorothy (Mattox) Ray. She married David E. Spohr, June 5, 1966 in Lyons. He preceeded her in death on November 24, 1998...
Eva Terrell (06/23/10)
Eva Terrell 91, of Greentown, passed away at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at Howard Regional Medical Center in Kokomo. Born April 7, 1919 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Davis Blaine and Mary Etta (Harper) Emery. She was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include: her sister, Mavis M. Cook of Camden and several nieces and nephews...
Philip A. Pittman (06/23/10)
Philip A. Pittman, 69, Cloverdale, passed away on June 22, 2010 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born on Feb. 13, 1941 in Jasonville, and was the son of the late Martian Pittman and Naomi (Stone) Pittman Arthur. He married Carolyn S. Denton on Sept. 5, 1959...
Robert K. Barton (06/23/10)
Robert K. Barton, 74, of Jasonville, passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital. He was born in Bridgeton, Ind., on March 30, 1936 to Charles T. and Nada (Heber) Barton. On Oct. 12, 1959 he married Roberta Green. Robert was a steel worker for USX, retiring in 1990. He was a 4-H and Girl Scout Leader. Robert served in the U.S. Army...
M. Kathleen (Hill) Burt (06/22/10)
M. Kathleen (Hill) Burt, 81, of Linton, passed away June 20, 2010 at rural Linton. Born July 30, 1928 in Rushville, she was the daughter of Clifford Hill and Mabel (Dearinger) Hill. She was a homemaker and past member of Flat Rock Eastern Star and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Linton. She graduated from Manilla High School in 1946. She enjoyed crocheting and reading...
Dorothy Colonna Skidmore (06/21/10)
Dorothy Colonna Skidmore passed away on June 12, 2010 after a brief illness. She was born April 21, 1963 in Michigan. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Racqueline Colonna; and a sister, Racqueline Colonna. She leaves behind a daughter, Justice Skidmore and several brothers and sisters, Maria Brunker, Anthony Colonna III., Christopher Colona, Michael Colonna, Bridget Garwood, Rebecca Hendren and Marcus Colonna; along with several nieces and nephews, all of Michigan...
William G. Cravens (06/21/10)
William G. Cravens, 98 of Linton, died at 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, June 20, 2010 at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Linton on May 6, 1912, the son of John Coleman "Cap" and Mary Josephine (Halstead) Cravens. Bill graduated from Linton-Stockton High School in 1932. ...
Phillip Lowell Wasnidge (06/19/10)
Phillip Lowell Wasnidge, 80, of Jasonvill, died at 12:08 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. Born December 25, 1929 in Jasonville, he was the son of Lowell Wasnidge and Olive (Yeryar) Wasnidge. Retired from Pfizer after 42 years. Phillip was a member of Jasonville American Legion Post # 172. He served in the Army during the Korean War...
Wayne E. Williams (06/19/10)
Wayne E. Williams, 88, of Jasonville, passed away at 10 a.m. Friday at his residence. Born March 25, 1922 at Patricksburg, he was the son of Franklin B. Williams and Alta Pearl (Hacker) Williams. Wayne retired from the military as a Master Sergeant after 21 years. He retired from ordinance at Crane in 1985. He was a member of the Linton American Legion Post #22. He served in WW II and the Korean War, in the Army & Army Air Force 57th Squadron...
Maurice Higgins Jr. (06/20/10)
Maurice Higgins Jr., 84, of Linton, passed away at 4:39PM Friday June 18, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Terre Haute, April 23, 1926 the son of Maurice Higgins Sr. and Lida Conway Higgins. Maurice was a WWII Army Veteran, and retired from Hexcel Ski Manufacturer in California...
Ralph L. Cox (06/18/10)
Ralph L. Cox, 81, of Sullivan, passed away at 2 a.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Breckenridge Health and Rehab. He was born in Bucktown on May 31, 1929 the son of Wayne Cox and Faye Roach Cox. Ralph retired from Amax Coal Co. and was a farmer and businessman...
Nathan Ryan Clark (06/17/10)
Nathan Ryan Clark, 31, of Bloomfield passed away Wednesday June 16, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Oct. 20, 1978 in Linton, he was the son of Robert L. "Bob" Clark and Joyce (Bush) Clark. Nathan graduated from Ivy Tech with a degree in electronics, and worked as an electronic technician...
Clarence (Jap) Walters (06/17/10)
Clarence (Jap) Walters, 93, of Jefferson Township, Owen County, passed away at 2:35 a.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2010 at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer. He was born Aug. 7, 1916 in Jefferson Township, Owen County, to Joel Oscar and Minnie Mae (Rankin) Walters...
Carl L. Goad (06/16/10)
JASONVILLE -- Carl L. Goad, 69, passed away at 11:25 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born Nov. 2, 1940 in Jasonville to Robert Franklin Goad and Ruth Evelyn Goad (Thomas). He is survived by, son and daughter-in-law Don and Denise Goad of Homer Glen, Ill.; sister and brother-in-law Sandra and Bill Fiscus of Jasonville; half-brother Robert Goad of Anapolis, Md.; half-sister: Carol True of Shrewsburg, Pa.; grandchildren Michael P. ...
Daniel Eugene Carpenter (06/16/10)
Daniel Eugene Carpenter, 76, of Bloomington, passed away 9:42 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Nov. 26, 1933 in Bloomfield, he was the son of Joseph and Josephine (Michaels) Carpenter. He was a self employed truck driver for Carpenter Trucking...
Rev. Wesley L. Hensley (06/16/10)
The Rev. Wesley L. Hensley, 82, of Linton, passed away at 11:05 P.M. Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born June 5, 1928, in Bloomington, the son of William Floyd and Iva (Gray) Hensley. Rev. Hensley graduated from Liberty Bible College in Lynchburg, VA. ...
William C. (Bill) Crays (06/16/10)
William C. (Bill) Crays, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at his residence. Born March 10, 1928 in Bloomfield, he was the son of William Henry Sr. and Hazel J. (Blackmore) Crays. He was a meat cutter for the Bloomfield Locker Plant and a farmer...
Denise R. Wolfe (06/15/10)
Denise R. Wolfe, 36, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, June 15, 2010, at her residence. She was born in Linton on May 30, 1974. She was raised by her mother Sharon K. (Sheets) Drury and step-father William Drury. On August 22, 1995, she married Eric L. Wolfe...
Hazel Keller (06/15/10)
Hazel Keller, 72, of Jasonville, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2010, at The Waters of Scottsburg rehabilitation facility in Scottsburg. She was born in Jasonville on March 24, 1938, to Norval "Fred" Keller and Alice Irene (Sibert) Keller...
Bently Michael Summerville (06/15/10)
Bently Michael Summerville, newborn son of Clayton Michael Summerville and Gabrielle Alyse Best of Sullivan passed away Monday June 7, 2010 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was surrounded by his parents, his family, and family friends. Although he was only in our lives for a short time his little footprints will be on our hearts forever...
Velma R. Knowles (06/15/10)
Velma R. Knowles, 90, of Linton, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010 at Lyons Health & Living Community. She was born in Greene County to Erving M. and Bessie Mae (Padgett) Tincher on Dec. 10, 1919. On December 3, 1936 she married John L. Knowles and they had three daughters. Velma was a cook at area restaurants, retiring in 1963. She was a member of Pleasantville Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary VFW. Her hobbies included fishing and card playing.
Wilma Lee Gelinas (06/14/10)
Wilma Lee (Hardesty) Gelinas, 49, of Inkster, Michigan passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2010 in Inkster, Michigan. She is the daughter of Claude "Cotton" and Deloris Hardesty. Surviving relatives include: one brother, Roger Lundell of Michigan; two aunts, Cloris (Sissie) Hardesty and Edna Sparks, both of Bloomfield; and several cousins...
Star Hardy (Marilyn Rose) (06/14/10)
Star Hardy (Marilyn Rose), 59, of Worthington, passed into heaven at 3:25 a.m. on April 7, 2010 at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born on March 3, 1951 to Merle E. Hardy and Rosabelle Hardy. Survivors include a sister, Kae Schreiber of Palm Springs, Calif.; a son, Brian Swafford; a daughters, Christina Swafford and grandchildren, all of Springville; a daughter Tammy Swafford of Ellettsville; aunts Barbara Deckard of Bloomington and Alice Sheetz of Bloomfield; and a cousin Darlene Puett of Bloomington.. ...
Doris R. Wilson (06/14/10)
Doris R. Wilson, 86, of Lyons and formerly of Midland, passed away at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2010, at Lyons Health & Living Center in Lyons. She was born Aug. 6, 1923, in Dayton, Ind., the daughter of Carl J. and Mildred A. (Rothenberger) Patton...
Dorothy (Farley) Beasley (06/14/10)
Dorothy (Farley) Beasley Dorothy (Farley) Beasley, 78, of Raglesville, died at 7:50 a.m. Sunday at her residence with her family by her side. Born Feb. 24, 1932, in Harlen County, Ky., she was the daughter of Floyd and Daisey (King) Farley. A homemaker, she had worked as a dietitian at Ketcham Memorial Center and Loogootee Nursing Home and at Odon Clothing Company. She was a member of Frady United Methodist Church and a past member of Raglesville Ladies Aide...
Veva M. Freeman (06/12/10)
Veva M. Freeman, 88, of Bloomington passed away at 8:27 A.M. on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at the Rush Memorial Hospital in Rushville. Born February 5, 1922 in Bloomfield the daughter of Dan and Algie (Emery) Horn. Veva worked at RCA as an assembler and was a self employed seamstress. She was a member of the Union Chapel Church...
Dennis G. Williams (06/12/10)
Dennis G. Williams, 58, of Bloomfiel, passed away Friday June 11, 2010 at his residence. Born September 5, 1951 in Linton, Indiana he was the son of Gale B. and Juanita (McGlothlin) Williams. Dennis was a retired property manager and a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church...
James Randall Burris Sr. (06/12/10)
James Randall Burris Sr., 60, of Jasonville, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Friday, June 12, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born in Linton on July 4, 1949, the son of James H. Burris and Wanda Raley Burris. James was a Vietnam Army veteran, and retired from Bemis in Terre Haute after 30 years...
Gloria Holder (06/11/10)
Gloria (Smith) Holder, 53, of Linton, passed away at 11:19 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2010 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born August 2, 1956 in Korea, she was the daughter of Lloyd L. and Lois M. (Richardson) Smith. She was a homemaker and attended Otterbein United Methodist Church...
Ben Richard Reed (06/11/10)
Ben Richard Reed, 72, of Bloomington died at his residence on Thursday, June 10, 2010. He was born to the late Ben Albert Reed and Olive (Pearson) Reed on July 16, 1937. He was a mechanic for Bob Stillions Autos in Bloomington. He was a member of the New Horizon Church in Smithville, Indiana...
Kenneth W. Booker (06/07/10)
Kenneth W. Booker, 76, of Linton, passed away at 3 a.m. Monday June 7, 2010 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. He was born in Sullivan County July 21, 1933, the son of Clovis E. Booker and Sparkle Woodward Booker. Kenneth was a member of the Shiloh Church of Christ, and a retired coal miner...
Michelle Dawn Wright (06/07/10)
Michelle Dawn Wright, 23, of Linton, passed away at 7:38 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010 in Spencer. She was born in Sullivan, on June 27, 1986 the daughter of James Clark and Marla Brown Clark. She was employed at Residence of McCormick's Creek. Survivors include: her parents ; one son, Skyler Wright; and one daughter, Mariya Wright, both at home; the father of her children, Seth Wright of Linton; three brothers, Daniel Clark, Jimmy Clark, Casey Clark all of Linton; grandparents, Nancy Clark and the late Harold Clark, John Brown, and Curt and Connie Weaver, all of Linton; and a great grandmother, Sue Brown Puckett of Linton; a boyfriend, Kyle Hackney; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.. ...
William "Bill" Charles Sahm (06/07/10)
William "Bill" Charles Sahm William "Bill" Charles Sahm, 75, Kokomo, died at 2:45 a.m. Monday, June 7, 2010 at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born Feb. 17, 1935 in Linton, the son of William C. and Margaret (Murphy) Sahm. On June 15, 1957 at St. Mary Cathedral, Lafayette, he married Rita L. Zahn who survives...
Samuel L. "Sam" Sours (06/07/10)
Samuel L. "Sam" Sours, 62, of Dugger, passed away Friday morning, June 4, 2010 at Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 29, 1947, in Norfolk, VA the son of Leon and Letha Mae (Cooper) Sours, moved to Muncie in 1957 and graduated from Southside High School in 1967, where he was on the football team...
Bradley Pridemore (06/06/10)
Bradley Pridemore,53, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:37 p.m. Saturday, June 5, 2010 at his residence. Born November 17, 1956 in Washington, he was the son of Paul Eugene and Jewel Marie (Dickey) Pridemore. He was a program manager for night vision at NSWC Crane and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield and the Gideon's...
Stewart Lee Skinner (06/06/10)
Stewart Lee Skinner,36, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2010 at his residence. Born September 27, 1973 in Greene County, he was the son of Richard Lee and Brenda (Bland) Skinner. He was a self employed auto and diesel mechanic and Attended Allen Chapel Church. He was a graduate of Oakland City College...
Russell Julian Huffman (06/05/10)
Russell Julian Huffman 74, of Mineral City, passed away at 1:23 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born December 2, 1935 in Mineral City, he was the son of Russell and Gretchen (Letsinger) Huffman. He was a 1953 graduate of Bloomfield High School and a 1957 graduate of Purdue University. He was retired as a school teacher and from Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). He was a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church and the Purdue Ag Alumni...
Betty Jane Vehslage (06/03/10)
Betty Jane (Havens) Vehslage, 89, of Bloomington, formerly of Worthington, passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2010, at Bell Trace Health & Living Center in Bloomington...
Betty June Reichert (06/04/10)
Betty June Reichert, 83, of Linton, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2010, in North Carolina. She was born Nov. 11, 1926, in Clay City, the daughter of Jacob Ray and Tollis Marie (Daniels) Roush. She was a homemaker and previously worked at the Linton Wal-Mart and at North Hialeah Elementary School in North Hialeah, Fla...
Jane Martin (06/03/10)
Jane Martin, 56, of Carmel, passed away at 7:58 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at her residence. Born September 5, 1953 in Kokomo, she was the daughter of Emerson Orval and Barbara Jean (Creech) Martin. She worked in the office at Parish Manufacturing in Indianapolis and was a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church...
Betty Reichart (06/03/10)
Betty Reichart, age 83 of Linton, passed away Thursday morning, June 3, 2010, in North Carolina. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel.
Joan R. Phillips (06/03/10)
Joan R. Phillips, 65, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital. Joan was born on May 14, 1945, in Bloomington to Gilbert Earl and Elizabeth May (Godsey) Waldon. Joan worked for RCA, Keller's and Sunbeam and retired in 2005. Joan enjoyed playing bingo, fishing, gardening and spending time with family and friends...
Helen Goskowicz (06/03/10)
Helen Goskowicz, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010 at the Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born May 25, 1928 in Knowlton, Wisconsin to Blaze Javorek and Caroline (Sutrer) Javorek. She was the 6th child of 11 born to the Javorek's...
Alicia Hope Davidson (06/02/10)
Alicia Hope Davidson, 28, of Westphalia, died at 1:27 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 27, 1981 in Nashville, Tenn, the daughter of Ralph Davidson, Jr. and Angela Grigsby. Alicia stocked shelves for Southside Express and attended Word of Life Church in Bicknell...
Gregory Alan Fields, Sr. (06/01/10)
Gregory Alan Fields, Sr., 62, of Mooresville, IN, passed away last week at home. He was born Feb. 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 and Thelma (Miller) Evans and Campbell and Myrtle (Hatfield)Fields...
Elza Alumbaugh (06/01/10)
Elza Ray Alumbaugh, 71, of Shelburn, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Monday, May 31, 2010 at his residence. He was born in Sullivan County on Oct. 22, 1938, the son of Elza Jennings Alumbaugh and Ella O. Cox Alumbaugh. Ray retired from the United Parcel Service in 1976, was a member and Elder at the Shelburn First Christian Church, Teamster Local No. ...
Paul Keller (06/01/10)
Paul Keller, 56, of Coalmont, passed away Monday, May 31, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Dugger Chapel.
Norma June (Sissie) Tribby (06/01/10)
Norma June (Sissie) Tribby, 89, of Jasonville, died 12:04 p.m. Monday, May 31, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born June 11, 1920 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Frank I. Tribby Sr. and Hazel R. (Roberts) Tribby...