Obituaries from September 2010
William E. Scott
William E. Scott, 61, of Linton passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 at his residence. He was born on Sept. 12, 1949, in Vincennes to John William and Sally Ann (Ping) Scott. William served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and received three Bronze Stars and one Purple Heart. He was employed as an USPS Postal Carrier...
Alexya J. Rogers
Alexya James Rogers, newborn baby girl of Nakita R. Rogers of Linton, shared a few precious moments with her mother before joining the angels in heaven on Monday, September 27, 2010. She was born on Monday, September 27, 2010 at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton where she passed away a few minutes after birth...
Gladys (Cotton) Grabner
Gladys (Cotton) Grabner, 89, of Jasonville, died at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, 2010 at Bell Trace Health and Living Center at Bloomington. She married Paul Grabner on May 2, 1942 and he preceded her in death on March 12, 2009. Gladys was a homemaker. She graduated from Coalmont High School, was a member of Pythian Sisters, Triads, Delta Thata Tau (Delts) O.E.S. ...
Amanda D. (Collins) Stalcup
Amanda D. (Collins) Stalcup, 29 of Linton, died Monday morning, September 27, 2010 near Lyons, due to injuries in a motor vehicle accident. She was born in Linton on Feb. 3, 1981, the daughter of Ricky Joe and Juanita (Richards) Collins. She was a 2006 graduate of Ivy Tech with a degree in human services. ...
Roy Arthur From
Roy Arthur From, 68, died September 27, 2010 in Bloomington. He was born in Holyoke, Col. and was the son of the late Merle and Marjorie From. CWO3 From, a retired Navy veteran of the Vietnam Campaign, was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Roy was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder. He enjoyed membership in the Lions Clubs, the VFW, and the Greene County Landmarks Foundation...
Amanda D. Collins
Amanda D. Collins, age 29 of Linton, died Monday morning, Sept. 27, 2010 due to injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Lyons. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available.
William J. Smith
William J. Smith, 31, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday September 26, 2010 at his residence. Born Jan. 21, 1979 in Bloomington the son of Randy Lee and Rebecca Susan (Chambers) Smith. William worked at NSA Crane for the Army in munitions and was a member of the Antioch Christian Church...
Sybil B. Wakefield
Sybil B. Wakefield, age 93 of Linton, went to be with the Lord Friday morning, September 24, 2010, at the Linton Nursing & Rehab Center in Linton. She was born in Linton on December 3, 1916, the daughter of Roscoe and Pearl (Starkey) Valandingham. Sybil was a homemaker and was an avid Bible reader. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Linton where she taught Sunday school for twenty years...
Terry Lee Hamilton
Terry Lee Hamilton, 59, of Ray City, Ga, died Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 at the Louis Smith Memorial Hospital in Lakeland , Ga. He was born April 14, 1951 in Bloomfield to the late Robert Lee Hamilton and the late Mary Bell English Hamilton. He was a 20-year retired Tsgt in the U.S. Air Force in civil engineering and served during Desert Shield/Storm. He was a mason in Knobnoster Lodge 245 in Knobnoster, Missouri ...
Dr. Homer Lee Moore
Dr. Homer Lee Moore, 87, of Linton, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday., Sept. 23, 2010, at 6 a.m. He was at home, surrounded by family, praising God. Born in Bicknell, on Nov. 6, 1922, he was the son of Homer H. and Emma (McClung) Moore. On February 8, 1942, his high school sweetheart, Betty Jo Davis became his wife...
Catherine "Katie" E. James
Catherine "Katie" E. James, age 84 of Linton, died at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, September 21, 2010, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Linton on September 2, 1926, the daughter of William and Isabelle (Fowler) Currans. Katie worked for 20 years at Craven's Cleaners, then 25 years at Mercury Cleaners, both in Linton. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, where she had served on the Parrish Council, in Linton...
Zada L. Britton
Zada L. Britton, 87, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 at the Linton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Sept. 7, 1923, in Linton, Indiana to Herbert and Ethel (Bovenschen) Bobbitt. On July 20, 1946 she married Clarence E. Britton...
Libby J. Hudson
Libby J. Hudson, 63, of Solsberry passed away Tuesday Sept. 21, 2010 at her residence. She was born April 3, 1947 in Greene County and was the daughter of Billy D. and Beverly (Pullen) Ockerman. Libby taught high school English for 26 years, she was retired. ...
Donal Ray Foster
Donal Ray Foster, 87 of Rome, Ga., and formerly of Linton, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga. He was born in Sandborn on Dec. 3, 1922, the son of Basal O'Neal and Anna (Russell) Foster. He worked as a mechanic and owned Deep Rock Service Station in Dugger before retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Community Bible Church in Linton...
Virginia D. Apple
Virginia D. Apple, 80, of Sandborn, passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. She was born on May 28, 1930, in Statesville, N.C. to William "W.A." and Daisy (Garner) Arnold. On Nov. 27, 1955 she married Glen G. Apple...
Paula Sue (Dean) Slinkard
Paula Sue (Dean) Slinkard, passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. She was born on Dec. 31, 1942 in Fortville. Paula was a tireless homemaker and business partner to her husband, Ted D. Slinkard, whom she married on June 13, 1959 at the old Fortville Christian Church. She was a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary #6904; a past member of Job's Daughters; and an avid racing fan. Paula was also a member of Fortville Christian Church for over 60 years...
Wendell Lee Jackson
Wendell Lee Jackson, 87, of Owensburg, passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at the Bell Trace Health and Living Center. He was born on September 7, 1923 in Greene County and was the son of Ralph and Pallie (George) Jackson. He was married to Wilma Jean Hudson for 52 years...
Mary E. Egenolf
Mary E. Egenolf, 86, of Worthington, passed away at 5:35 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at her residence.
Fred O. Reed
Fred O. Reed, 85, of Jasonville, died at 12:15 p.m. Friday at his residence. He was born April 26, 1925 in Jasonville, the son of Fred Reed and Wallie Susanna (Barth) Reed. He married Mary (Stiffler) Reed on April 12, 194 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 17, 2004...
Richard W. (Rick) Murphy
Richard W. (Rick) Murphy, 60, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:35 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born April 23, 1950 in Portsmouth, Virginia He was the son of George E. Sr. and Mary Lee (West) Murphy. He was a quality assurance specialist for CAAA Crane and served his country in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps. He was a life member of the Crane VFW and the Bloomfield American Legion...
Margaret Jane Cornelius
Margaret Jane Cornelius, 95, of Linton and formerly of Worthington, passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2010 at the Green County General Hospital. She was born on March 14, 1915 in Indianapolis to Henry Andrew and Lucy Maude (Renniger) Lee. She was a graduate of Martinsville High School and later retired from RCA in 1977 after 25 years of service. She enjoyed quilting, sewing and reading...
Larry Lee Tomey
Larry Lee Tomey, 67, of Bloomfield passed away at 10:59 a.m. Friday, September 17, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. Born November 13, 1942 in Daviess County, he was the son of Paul E. and Neva Grace (Webster) Tomey. He worked for RCA/Thompson in Bloomington and was a member of Antioch Christian Church...
Waneda Mae (Smith) Childers
Waneda was born to Sylvester Clinton Smith and Emma Runyon Smith on June 15, 1922 in Lawrence County, Illinois. Waneda was the youngest of five daughters. On June 1, 1942, Waneda married Denver W. Childers in Indianapolis, Indiana. While in Indianapolis, Waneda worked at P.R. Mallory making decoders for submarines, to help in the war effort...
Kenneth L. Alsman
Kenneth L. Alsman, 66, of Dugger, passed away at 4:06 a.m. on Friday, September 17, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital.
Donal Ray Foster
Donal Ray Foster, age 87, of Rome, Georgia, formerly of Linton, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, GA. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel.
Forest J. Stone "Stoney"
Mr. Stone was a resident of North Fort Myers, Fla., and former resident of Indianapolis in excess of 60 years. He was born in Bloomfield, Ind., on Feb. 3, 1927, the son of Ross H. Stone and Edith Carmichael Stone. Mr. Stone was married to Patricia L. Hendrix on Nov. 27, 1947, who preceded him in death on June 30, 1997. He later married Harriet A. (Dickie) Hambright on Aug. 16, 2003, who survives him...
Virginia L. Rankin
Virginia L. Rankin, 83, of Dugger, passed away at 4:16 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born in Sullivan County on July 5, 1927, the daughter of Fred Christy and Eva Boruff Christy. She married John Rankin on March 29, 1947, and he survives...
John William Allen
John William Allen, 83, of Summerville, S.C. and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at his residence in Summerville. Born May 20, 1927 in Newark, Ind., he was the son of David Clayton and Ada (Mason) Allen. He worked for NSWC Crane and for Westinghouse before retiring as a self-employed truck driver. He is a veteran of the United States Army, former member of Bloomfield American Legion Post 196 and the Worthington VFW...
Anna Louise Mealey
Anna Louise Mealey, was stillborn Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She is the daughter of William C. "Calli" Mealey and Jessica Hollifield of Jasonville. She is survived by her parents, maternal grandparents, James and Elizabeth Hollifield of Jasonville and James and Judith Edmonson of Indianapolis, two brothers, Joshua and Andrew, both at home in Jasonville, and several aunts and uncles...
John David (JD) Smith
John David (JD) Smith, 61, of Odon, passed away at 6:50 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at his residence. Born Sept. 21, 1948 in Daviess County, he was the son of John Warren and Frances Jewell (Greathouse) Smith. He was a Mechanical Engineering Technician for NSWC Crane and served his country in Vietnam with the United States Navy. He was a life member of the Crane VFW and a member of the Loogootee American Legion...
Phyllis E. Pickett
Phyllis E. Pickett, 89, of Carmel, passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. Her husband, Albert Pickett, who was Carmel's first mayor, her son, William Joe Pickett, one brother and one sister, preceded her in death. Phyllis was the payroll director for the BMV and was a member of Carmel Friends Church...
Eric K. Rose
Eric K. Rose, 36, of Linton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010 at his residence.
He was born on May 28, 1974 in Linton to Julian R. and Fern R. (Donahue) Rose. On April 14, 2001 he married Shannon M. Neal.
Eric worked as a laborer with Asplundh Tree Experts.
Survivors include his wife, Shannon Rose of Linton; his three children, Maranda, Austin and Jilian, at home; five sisters, Vickey (Chester K.) Edmonson and Patty Caddell, both of Linton, Debra Rose and Rita (Steve) White, both of Lyons, and Gale (Lyle) Fisher of Sparta, Wis.; one brother, Danny (Rebecca L.) Rose of Linton.
Eric was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Raymond Rose on March 14, 2002.
Visitation hour will be held from 10:00 AM until 12:30 PM on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Graveside funeral service will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Lyons at 1 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .
Verla M. Brown
Verla M. Brown, 91 of Bloomfield and formerly of Bicknell, passed away at 5:25 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Jan. 20, 1919 near Odon in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Homer and Ethel (Wolford) Brown...
Stanley Richard (Dick) Vaughn
Stanley Richard (Dick) Vaughn, 75, of Bloomfield, passed away at 12:58 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born Aug. 28, 1935 in Indianapolis to Norman and Evelyn (Smith) Vaughn. He worked for the Monon Railroad through five mergers and retired from CSX in 1997 after 44 years of service. He joined the first National Guard unit in Linton on May 4, 1953 and served eight years. He was a member of the Worthington Masonic Lodge 577 and the Zorah Shrine in Indianapolis...
Loyd Gerald Smith
Loyd Gerald Smith, 85, of Worthington passed away at 5:10 a.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Gerald was born April 10, 1925 in Greene County, to Willis J. and Glenna (Ward) Smith. Gerald was a retired farmer, member of Linton Christian Church and he was an Army veteran of World War II.
Bill R. McKee
Bill R. McKee, 82, of Lyons, passed away at 8:08 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, 2010 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Arrangements are pending at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Lyons.
Gregory Lee Price
Gregory Lee Price, 47, of Coal City, Ind., passed away at 12:20 p.m. Friday, September 3, 2010, at his mother's residence near Linton, IN. He was born in Lebanon, Ind. on September 22, 1962 to Ronald Lee Price and Joyce A. (Griffith) Price Tribby. He formerly worked at Summerlot Engineered Products, Solar Sources Mine, and AET. He liked the outdoors, swimming, hunting, fishing, and played cards on Sundays...
Martha E. Chambers
Martha E. Chambers, 80, of Oaktown, passed away Friday Sept 3, 2010 at 9 a.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital with her family at her bedside. She was born March 20, 1930 in Robinson, Ill., the daughter of James R. and Letta Lucille Chapman Hornbeck. She was married to Dallas E. Chambers who preceded her on June 13, 1992...
David R. "Pete" Sayers
David R. "Pete" Sayers, 49, of Worthington, passed away at 1 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. Pete was born Nov. 7, 1960 in Alamogordo, New Mexico, to Eddie J. Sayers, Jr. and Hallie (Turner) Cox. He was a mechanic, and he formerly worked construction, but his passion was driving a truck. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and of the Baptist faith...
David R. "Pete" Sayers
David R. "Pete" Sayers, 49, of Worthington since 1991, passed away at 1 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Worthington Chapel and will not be completed until Tuesday.
Brian W. Mason
Brian W. Mason, 25, of Linton passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis as a result of a work-related accident. He was born on March 20, 1985, in Sullivan to Charles "Chuck" W. and Darla S. (Bowers) Mason. Brian worked for Dewey Trucking at the Triad Mine in Freelandville...