Obituaries from July 2010
Carmichael / Jones Services
Memorial services will be conducted to celebrate the lives of the descendants of Lee and Ethel (King) Jones of Bloomfield and of Clarence and Pearl (Henry) Carmichael of Bloomfield on Saturday, July 31, 2010. Graveside services will be held for Betty S. Jones (husband Richard L. Jones) at 10:00 A.M. at Grandview Cemetery in Bloomfield...
Edith Carpenter, 75, of Bloomington passed away at 8:05 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born Sept. 6, 1934 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Bernard and Lizzie (Jones) Edwards. Edith was retired from Indiana University...
Dorothy M. Greene
Dorothy M. Greene, 87, of Linton, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2010, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born on June 24, 1923, in Westphalia, to Fred H. and Selma M. (Heidenreich) Linneweber. She married Edgar Z. Greene on December 11, 1942 and they had four children...
Kyle Alan Torgersen
Kyle Alan Torgersen, 27, of Terre Haute, passed away Friday, July 23, 2010, in Terre Haute, IN, as the result of a work-related accident. He was born at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., on August 19, 1982, the son of Ray A. and Keiko L. (Shanklin) Torgersen...
Virgil Dean Armstrong
Virgil Dean Armstrong, 76, of Springville died at 2:42 a.m. on Sunday, July 25, 2010 at the Bloomington Hospital. Born May 22, 1934 in Illinois, he was the son of Lester S. and Nan (Doughty) Armstrong. He married Harriet Crum on October 17, 1954 and she preceded him in death on October 10, 2003. He then married Nelda (Garmon) Finfrock on November 23, 2005 and she survives...
Betty G. Ramsey
Betty G. Ramsey, 85, of Linton, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2010, at her residence. She was born in Bedford, to Ralph and Minnie C. (Bledsoe) Riggle on Sept. 1, 1924. Betty was first married to Bob Alsman (who preceded in death in 1973), and secondly to Cecil Ramsey (who preceded in death in 1981)...
Wilbur O. Cox
Wilbur O. Cox, 86, of Springville, passed away at 3:55 P.M. Friday at the Garden Ville in Bedford. Wilbur was born February 1, 1924 in Solsberry, the son of Lennie and Lillie (Linthicum) Cox. He retired from HMI U.S. Navy for after 13 years, he was a farmer and worked for Hoosier Upland (Meals on wheels). He was a member of the Solsberry American Legion Post # 450 and the 1st Marine Division Association. He was an Navy and Marine Corp veteran of WWII and the Korean War...
Carol Evelyn Scalfaro
Carol Evelyn Scalfaro, 70, of Las Vegas, NV., passed away into God's arms at Valley Hospital in Las Vegas on July 13, 2010. Carol was born Dec. 5, 1939 to Evelyn and Albert Laponite of Maywood, Illinois. She is survived by her husband, Bill Scalfaro of Las Vegas, NV; four children Denise Blacklidge (Richard) of Las Vegas, NV; Cynthia Orlove (Paul) of Las Vegas, NV; Terri Ganster (Andy) of Bloomfield; and Bill Scalfaro II (Carrie) of Oswego, Illinois; 13 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and many self-adopted children and grandchildren.. ...
Virgil Dale "Duke" Whittington
Virgil Dale "Duke" Whittington, 80, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at the Wishard Burn Center in Indianapolis. He lived in Sandborn for about 14 years coming from Pike County. He was of the Baptist faith. He was retired from Amax Coal Mine and was a proud member of the U.M.W.A. He was a U.S. Army veteran...
William Boyd Alexander
William Boyd Alexnder, 66, of Dugger, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at the William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak Mich. Born Dec. 11,1943 in Sullivan to Lester Wayne Alexander and Verna Sue Alexander. William had been a self emplyed in the financial services industry...
Norma J. Lynn
Norma J. Lynn, 95, of Linton and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at Greene Co. General Hospital. She was born in Greene County on Dec. 29, 1914 to Harry and Martha (Floyd) LeForge. She married Gilbert H. Lynn in Sept. 1933...
Frances Lee Tatlock
Frances Lee Tatlock, 73, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday morning, July 21, 2010 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born April 20, 1937 in Greene County, Ind., She was reared by Clarence and Emma Moyer. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Michael Tatlock of Linton and Mark Tatlock of Worthington, birth mother of seven other children, two brothers, Frank Arnold of Cass and Judson Boord of Hebron, a sister, Viola Olson of Wheatfield, seven grandchildren, Candace Brook Tatlock, Whitney Breyan Tatlock, Michael Breyland Tatlock, Devin Bradley Tatlock, Ashlyn Brier Tatlock, Raven Sky Tatlock, and Dalton Robert Tatlock, several other grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.. ...
Margaret Lucille Crane
Margaret Lucille (Sharr) Crane, 81, of Bloomfield, passed away Wednesday July 21, 2010 at her residence. Margaret was born March 18, 1929 in Greene County, the daughter of James and Kava (Meredith) Crane. She retired from RCA after 35 years and attended the Faith Christian Church in Bloomfield...
Janice Joan (Earlywine) Husband
Janice Joan (Earlywine) Husband, 75, of Coalmont, died at 12:55 p.m. Monday, July 19, 2010 at Cobblestone Crossings Health Campus in Terre Haute. Her spouse, Gene Husband, preceded her in death on August 2000. They were married Aug. 3, 1991. Janice was blessed with a strong faith and wonderful friends, Linda Bemis, Norma Bemis, Wilma Cochran and many others. ...
Dorothy Lou Champion
Dorothy Lou Champion, 84, of Worthington, passed away 12:40 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2010, at Greene County General Hospital. She was born Sept. 24, 1925, in Carbondale, IL to Wiley & Clola (Maloney) Chamnes. She was a homemaker, and a member of Coal City Community Church...
Ina Mae (Shaffer) Burke
Ina Mae (Shaffer) Burke, 81, of Bloomington, went home to be with the Lord at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 18, 2010 at her residence. Born July 3, 1929 in Park, she was the daughter of John Henry and Essie Loe (Hineman) Shaffer. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sherwood Oaks Christian Church...
"Crazy" Karen L. Miller-Bland
"Crazy" Karen L. Bland, age 60 of Linton, died Friday afternoon, July 16, 2010, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 25, 1950, the daughter of Orville and Beth (Driscol) Miller. She was a 1969 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. She was a beautician/barber, and formerly worked at Dorothy's Beauty Lounge in Linton. Karen enjoyed working with, and collecting, antiques...
Landon Allen Maesch-McCullough
Landon Allen Maesch-McCullough went to be in the arms of his heavenly father on Thursday, July 15, 2010. He was born May 28, 2010 to Scott McCullough and Jessie Maesch of West Terre Haute. He is survived by his parents; three brothers, Joseph Allen Smith of Terre Haute, Scott McCullough, Jr. ...
Shirley K. Stewart
Shirley K. Stewart, 76, of Jasonville, died at 5 a.m. on Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was preceded in death by her husband Rex Stewart on April 15, 1999. She was a floral designer for Cy Marlow in Jasonville and Linton and worked with Joy Matherly and Sharon Sexton's Shop. She did oil painting and was a talented artist and was a member of the Jasonville Assembly of God Church...
Dennis Joe McCumbers
Dennis Joe McCumbers, 51, of Bloomfield and formerly of Sutton, WV, passed away at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 15, 2010, at his residence. He was born June 20, 1959, in Braxton County, WV, the son of Joe and Shirley (Sears) McCumbers. Survivors include his two daughters, Sabrina (Randy) Handley of Bloomfield and Michelle Johnson of Lakeworth, Florida, two children from his former spouse, Diana Johnson, of Lakeworth, Florida, Shane and Kristi Johnson, one brother, Leonard McCumbers of Columbia Falls, Montana, one sister, Evonna McCumbers of Montana and six grandchildren, Ariel, Aiden, Mason, Dacian, Saber and Broden.. ...
Cora Ellen Haseman
Cora Ellen Haseman, 91, of Linton, passed away at 6:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Sept. 9, 1918, in the Lyons/Marco area, the daughter of Wilson and Maggie (Price) Trueblood. She was a member of the Linton First Christian Church. ...
Loren "Bud" Fredrick Wonder
Loren (Bud) Fredrick Wonder, 96, of Linton, passed away at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at the Linton Nursing Home. He was born in Linton on March 16, 1914. the son of Charles Wonder and Eva Peters Wonder. He was a retired coal miner and carpenter, a member of the Linton Masonic Lodge and a 32nd degree mason...
Harry S. Harper
Harry S. Harper, 83, of Springville, died 12:15 p.m. Tuesday at Home. Born July 31, 1926 in Greene County he was the son of Randolph and Josephine (Holman) Harper. He retired from Indiana University and went on to work at Eastern Greene Schools for 18 years. He was a member of the Owensburg Church of Christ...
Ralph Lloyd Miller
Ralph Lloyd Miller, 79, of St. Petersburg, Florida, formerly of Linton went to be with Jesus on Sunday, July 4, 2010. He was born in Clay Co., Indiana on September 13, 1931 to Clarence and Pearl (Blanton) Miller. He is survived by his wife, Betty Miller of St. ...
Harold Franklin Iverson
Harold Franklin Iverson, 90, of Greenwood, passed away July 12, 2010. He was born in Beulah, Mich. on March 5, 1920 to Frank O. and Emma M. (Lentz) Iverson. He married Irene Hodges on Aug. 10, 1941. She preceded him in death on February 25, 2010. He is survived by daughters, Janice Jenkins, Denise Rigdon, and two sons, Mark and George Iverson; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren...
James Hubert Burress
James Hubert Burress, 72, of Evansville and formerly of Linton went to be in the loving arms of his Savior and Friend, Jesus on Monday, July 12, 2010. He is breathing celestial air and walking on streets of gold! Jim was born in Linton, to Hubert and Katherine Burress, who preceded him in death...
Stephen D. Gorby
Stephen D. Gorby, 55, Jasonville, passed away at 9:37 p.m. Friday, July 9, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born on January 14, 1955 in Terre Haute, Ind., the son of Walter E. Gorby, Jr. and Wanda L. (Bean) Gorby. Stephen had worked for the Jasonville Cord Factory in maintenance. He loved the outdoors, had hunting dogs, went fishing and enjoyed working with his hands and building things. He had a passion for Western's and especially loved spending time with his family...
Pansy 'Pat' Branham
Pansy 'Pat' Branham, 96, of Greenwood passed away July 11, 2010. She was born May 10, 1914 to George and Ethel Horner. Pat was a member of the Ellis Church of Christ. Her husband, Clifton Branham; daughter, Betty Almazon; two brothers, and two sisters preceded her in death...
Elizabeth Workman, 99, of Bloomfield, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Aug. 14, 1910 in Greene County she was the daughter of James and Dorothy (King) Foddrill. She was an inspector for Sarkes Tarzain in Bloomington and a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church...
Jerry V. Wright
Jerry V. Wright, 75, passed away June 30, 2010 in Florida. He was a former resident of Johnson County. He was born Sept. 16, 1934, in Linton to the late John and Fern (Jackson) Wright. Jerry worked for Indiana Bell, having retired in 1990 after 37 years. He was a member of the Elks No. 521 in Columbus, Telephone Pioneers of America, Sebring Golf Club, and of the Tennessee Squires. Jerry was an avid bass fisherman...
Virgil L. Marlow
Virgil L. Marlow, 79, of Jasonville, passed at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2010 with his family at his side at his residence. He was a farmer most of his life, co-founder and co-owner of Marlow Brothers Farms, worked with his father in the excavating business and was a real estate investor and developer. ...
Frederick E. McClure
Frederick E. McClure, 78, of Linton, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Perrysville, Ind. on Jan. 6, 1932 to Frederick Wm. and Iola Belle (McLaughlin) McClure. On July 28, 1965 he married Jean Anne Hester...
Henry Joseph Mercier
Henry Joseph Mercier, 87, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at his residence. He was born in Linton on January 7, 1923, to Octave and Mary (Reynier) Mercier. On July 26, 1943 he married Avalean G. Mayton. Henry was a dedicated public servant for 44 years with the Linton Fire Department, serving as Chief for 12 years. ...
Glenn W. Harrell
Glenn W. Harrell, 53, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:53 p.m. on Friday July 2, 2010 at the Bloomington Hospital. Born Dec. 24, 1956 in Bedford, he was the son of Ray and Mary (Cox) Harrell. Glenn was a member of the Local Carpenter's Union # 758 and the First Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Lelia E. Lindsey
Lelia E. Lindsey, 94, of Switz City, passed away at 3 p.m. Saturday July 3, 2010 at Glenburn in Linton.
Arrangements are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Jordan Kyle Moore, 24 of Linton, died Thursday evening, July 1, 2010, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Linton. He was born in Linton on Sept. 27, 1985, the son of Larry K. & Jana L. (Frye) Moore. He was a 2004 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and currently worked at Stoll's Country Inn in Linton...
Glenn W. Harrell
Glenn W. Harrell, 53, of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, July 2, 2010 at the Bloomington Hospital
Arrangements are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Franklin Levi "Bud" Mumma, Sr.
Franklin Levi "Bud" Mumma, Sr., 76, of Terre Haute, formerly of Coalmont, passed away at 12:04 p.m. on Friday, July 2, 2010 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born June 26, 1934 in Coalmont, the son of Franklin Levi Mumma and Goldia (Hair) Mumma...
Jessie Grace Shelton
Jessie Grace Shelton, 97, of Linton, Indiana, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, July 2, 2010, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born in Linton, Indiana, on November 25, 1912, to James Floyd and Jessie Grace (Richardson) Tincher. On September 28, 1946, she married John Everett Shelton...
Jordan Moore, age 24 of Linton, passed away Thursday evening, July 1, 2010.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted at www.welchcornett.com and www.gcdailyworld.com when available.
Georgia E. Hollen
Georgia E. Hollen, 84, of Greenwood and formerly of Linton, passed away at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, July 2, 2010, at Greenwood Health & Living Center in Greenwood. She was born Jan. 24, 1926 in Linton, the daughter of George W. and Nana (Griffith) Lemmons Hollen...
Norma Irene Francis
Norma Irene Francis, age 84, of Middletown, passed away Thursday, July 01, 2010 at Liberty of Middletown. She was born October 24, 1925 in Bloomfield, Ind. to Claude and Lucy White. She worked in Crane Munitions in Indiana for a government agency for 25 years, retiring in 1975. Norma was a member of Breiel Blvd. Church of God...
Delema Nadine Davidson
Delema Nadine Davidson, 91, of Linton, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2010, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born Feb. 24, 1919, in Knox County, the daughter of Charles Elbert and Stella Mae (Keller) Padgett. She was a homemaker, and in her earlier life, she was a cafeteria manager in Pontiac, Michigan. She was a member of the Linton First Baptist Church...
Christine Ann Butler
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, of Brazil. She was christened on Saturday, June 26. Surviving are her parents; a sister, Olivia Butler at home; maternal grandparents, Leonard and Carol Robinson of Centerville, OH; paternal grandmother, Martha Butler of Linton; paternal great-grandparents, Mary Foulke of Linton and Marjorie Paullin of Marion; aunts, Denise Hamdi of Dayton, OH and Sarah Bitler of New Whiteland; and an uncle, Scott Robinson of Springfield, OH.. ...
Elizabeth Rose (Braun) Emminger
Elizabeth Rose (Braun) Emminger, 46, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, June 28, 2010 at her residence in Greenwood. Both Aug. 18, 1963 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Ted and Bertha (Phillips) Bruan. She is survived by her husband, James Emminger; two sons, Robert Emminger of Greenwood and Andrew "A.J." Emminger of Bloomington; one daughter, Anne, at home; her mother, Bert Smith of Poland; two twin sisters, Phyllis Jennings of Bloomfield and Pam James of Indianapolis; two brothers, Red Braun of Solsberry and James Braun of Poland; several nieces and nephews.. ...