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Obituaries from October 2010

Kenneth Paul Broshears, M.D. (10/30/10)
Kenneth Paul Broshears, M.D., 91 of Linton, died at 11:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Chandler on Dec. 7, 1918, the son of Frank J. & Ivy L. (Hewins) Broshears. Dr. Broshears was a graduate of the University of Louisville and Indiana University Medical School. ...
Patty A. Evans (10/30/10)
Patty A. Evans, 81, of Linton, died at 2:50 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. She was born in Koleen on Aug. 4, 1929, the daughter of Victor & Mary E. (Lucas) Wright. Patty started working with the Democrat party in Greene County as Democrat Vice-Chairman. She then was the Seventh District Democrat Vice-Chairman. After becoming the Democrat Vice-Chairman for the state of Indiana, she led the state campaign for President Jimmy Carter administration...
Wayne A. Baxter (10/31/10)
Wayne A. Baxter, 71, of Jasonville, passed away at 7:19 p.m. Saturday at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, Edgar and Violet Day and Walter and Ella (Sharkey) Baxter; two brother-in-laws, Robert Burton and Michael Burton...
Genevieve Greene Miles (10/30/10)
Genevieve Greene Miles, 86, a lifetime resident of Bloomfield, passed away Oct. 29, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The former Genevieve Greene was born Jan. 16, 1924, in Bloomington, Ill. She was the daughter of Marian Rusher Greene and Dwight (Buck) Greene. Buck operated Cavins Drug Store in Bloomfield for many years. Marian (Nana) was active in the Bloomfield community...
Patricia Evans (10/29/10)
Patricia Evans, age 81 of Linton, died at 2:50 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2010, at Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted at www.welchcornett.com Saturday afternoon.
Joel Matthew "Matt" Mathis (10/29/10)
Joel Matthew "Matt" Mathis, 58, of Ellettsville, died Friday morning at Bloomington Hospital. Born Sept. 18, 1952 in Bloomington, he was the son of John and Vera (McArtor) Mathis. He was disabled, but had formerly worked at General Electric in Bloomington. He loved to deer hunt and build racing cars, especially anything Mopar. He was a member of the American Legion Post 18...
Wesley Padgett, Jr. (10/27/10)
Wesley Padgett, Jr., 66, of Madisonville, Ky., passed away at 6:06 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at Regional Medical Center in Madisonville. He was born Aug. 1, 1944 in Linton to the late Wesley S. and Dorothy Wright Padgett. Mr. Padgett was a member of the First Church of God in Madisonville and Owensboro. ...
James William Rollins (10/26/10)
James William Rollins, age 64, of Newberry, passed away at 1:05 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 23, 2010, at his residence. He was born Nov. 27, 1945, in Greene County, the son of Quince Aden and Naomi Helen (Manning) Rollins. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and was a production worker at GM Power Train in Bedford. He was a member of United Methodist Church in Newberry, the United Auto Workers, the American Legion, VFW, and was a friend of Bill W. He graduated from Switz City High School...
Faith Mafalda Kellams Burcham (10/26/10)
Faith Mafalda Kellams Burcham, whose life had been dedicated to the daily support of others, died October 26, 2010 at the Village at St. Edward in Fairlawn, Ohio. Age 91, she was the wife of retired pastor Walter C. Burcham, married March 17, 1940. To this union were born Joy and Janet. Faith was a member of the Walnut Grove Churches of God. Faith was born May 8, 1919 in Dubois County, Indiana, as the second daughter of Isaac and Julia Adelaide (Newton) Kellams...
Ronald L. Doris (10/26/10)
Ronald L. Doris, 69, of Paris, Ill., passed away at 7:19 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010 in the emergency room at Sullivan County Hospital at Sullivan. He was retired after a teaching career of 38 years with Paris High School. He was born Feb. 21, 1941 in St. Anne, Ill., the son of the late Andrew and Arlene (Hoover) Doiris. He married Janet Newlin on Feb. 1, 1964 in Effingham, Ill., and she survives. Other survivors include a son, Jeff (Vickie) Doris, of Bloomfield; a daughter, Shelly Doris of Denver, Col.; two brothers, Richard (Joyce) Doris and David Doris; two sisters, Carolyn (Harmon) Davis and Cheri (Bob) Virgin; as well as three grandchildren, Emmalee, Sam and Lilliann Doris. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Paris, the First United Methodist Church of Paris Choir, Paris Lions Club, the Association of Paris Teachers, as well as a member of both the Paris District 95 School Board and the Paris Cooperative High School Board. He enjoyed taking his grandchildren fishing, attending their band and chorus concerts, and especially the time they spent together building a tree house. He enjoyed painting and was an avid supporter of Faith in Action, to which he gave much of his time to their cause. Services celebrating his life will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Following cremation, internment of ashes will be private in Edgar Cemetery at a later date. For those who wish, the family suggests that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church of Paris, or the Edgar County Community Foundation Ron Doris Scholarship Fund.
Janice Eleanor Campbell (10/26/10)
Janice Eleanor (Dunford) Campbell, 72, of rural Lyons passed at 10:50 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 25 2010 at her home near Lyons after nearly a three year struggle with a rare type of cancer. She was born in Sullivan County on Jan. 23, 1938 to Eva Ernestine (Robertson) and Perry Glenn Dunford...
Marcia J. (Grider) Colenne (10/25/10)
Marcia J. (Grider) Colenne, 70, of Jasonville, died at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 24 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. Born June 30, 1940 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Archel and Faye Grider. Marcia worked at the Jasonville American Legion. She enjoyed her books and was always learning.
Harold Joe Smith (10/25/10)
Harold Joe Smith, 83, Indianapolis, passed away Oct. 23, 2010. He was born Nov. 6, 1926 in Worthington, to the late Russell Smith and Edith Chestnut Morris. He married Jean Foxx on July 3, 1946 at Indianapolis, and she preceded him in death February 2, 1995...
Sara Jan Thomasson (10/25/10)
Sara Jan Thomasson, of Ellettsville, died Oct. 22, 2010, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis. Sara was born on Aug. 22, 1963 in Lawrence County. She was originally from the Owensburg area and was a member of the Owensburg Volunteer Fire Department. She graduated from Eastern Greene High School and went on to work in the health care field before starting her family...
James Kenneth Letsinger (10/21/10)
James Kenneth Letsinger, 90, died October 17, 2010 at his residence in Mineral. Born October 1, 1920 in Mineral, he was the son of Leo C. and Mary (Faucett) Letsinger. He was a graduate of Bloomfield High School in 1939 and Purdue University in 1949...
Elizabeth S. Letsinger (10/21/10)
Elizabeth S. Letsinger, 90, died October 17, 2010 at her residence in Mineral. Born March 4, 1920 in Furnace, she was the daughter of Raymond and Nina (Borters) Stone. She was a graduate of Bloomfield High School in 1938 and Indiana University School of Nursing in 1946. She graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1949...
Bonnie Jean Barrix (10/20/10)
Bonnie Jean Barrix, 61, of Switz City, passed away on Wednesday morning, Oct. 20, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born April 16, 1949, in Linton, the daughter of Lawrence and Rosemary (Ladson) Simmons. She was a homemaker and worked for 20 years at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was a member of the Switz City Baptist Church...
Rosemary Baker (10/19/10)
Rosemary Baker, 88, of Linton, passed away at 9:55 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at the Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1922, in Switz City, the daughter of Veral and Mary (Long) White. She was a homemaker and worked over 20 years at Wright's Cleaners in Linton. She attended the Switz City Christian Church. She was a 1940 graduate of Switz City High School...
Harold Isaac Strickler (10/19/10)
Harold Isaac Strickler, 79, of Bloomington, passed away 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at Bell Trace Health & Living Center in Bloomington. Harold was born July 25, 1931, Worthington to Albert & Kathryn Marie (Stinebaugh) Strickler. He worked for Wetterau Foods in Bloomington for over 20 years. ...
Norma Jean Scott (10/19/10)
Norma Jean Scott, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:28 a.m. Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born March 26, 1931 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Harvey and Eva May (Cox) Bland. She was a homemaker and attended the Bloomfield First Pentecostal Church. Norma loved being outdoors and working in her yard. She was dedicated to her family...
Frances L. Yoho (10/19/10)
Frances L. Yoho, 84, of Bloomfield, departed from this life Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 at the Bloomington Hospital following a long illness. She was born October 10, 1926 to Kava Meredith Sharr and James Sharr. Frances was preceded in death by her parents, one son Toby C. Yoho and sister Margaret Crane...
Dr. Joseph E. Dukes (10/18/10)
Dr. Joseph E. Dukes, 91, was a life-long resident of Dugger until retiring in 1993 and moving to Bloomington. He passed away at 9:15 a.m. Monday October 18, 2010 at Bell Trace Health and Living Center in Bloomington. He was born in Dugger, Indiana September 24, 1919, the son of Dr. Fred Dukes and Cecil Weaver Dukes...
Jack Lee Halstead (10/18/10)
Jack Lee Halstead, 71, of Linton and formerly of Bloomington and Spencer, passed away peacefully at home at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 in the care of his loving wife Mae and his daughter Angie, after a long battle with Spinocerebellar Ataxia...
Otis H. Dowden (10/18/10)
Otis H. Dowden, 91, of Monrovia, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010. He was born July 29, 1919 in Odon to the late John C. and Pearl (Hassler) Dowden. Otis married the late Reva Nell (Ockerman)Dowden on March 2, 1940. He lived in Monrovia, for most of his life. ...
Shelby J. Carlisle (10/15/10)
Shelby J. Carlisle, (Nee Erchull) of Bloomfield and formerly of Milwaukee, WI. Born to Eternal Life October 12, 2010, at the age of 70 years. Preceded in death by her parents Albin and Evelyn Barth Erchull. Loving sister of Sharon (Emil Guerrero) Erchull and Gwyn Erchull. ...
Charles "Charlie" R. Carr (10/12/10)
Charles "Charlie" R. Carr, 62, of Linton, passed away Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Feb. 22, 1948 to Richard L. and Mary P. (Hancock) Carr. Charlie was employed with Soo Line Railroad for 37 years, retiring in 2006. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose...
William J. Sapp (10/11/10)
William J. Sapp, 77 of Jasonville, passed away Oct. 9, 2010 with his family by his side. He was born April 26, 1933 to William D. and Elizabeth (Gossman) Sapp. He served in the Korean War 1953, and retired from Stran Steel at Terre Haute, attended Lawton Street Christian Church, and was a member of the Clay City VFW...
N. Tom Jordan (10/11/10)
N. Tom Jordan, 76, of Dugger, passed away Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. Born in Sullivan on March 12, 1934, he was the son of Martin VanBureaun and Rena Bell (Miracle) Jordan. Tom married Marilyn Sue (Goodman) on March 10, 1951 and they had one son...
Clarence Edward Howell (10/11/10)
Clarence Edward Howell, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Ketchem Memorial Center in Odon. Clarence was born June 16, 1931 in Camp Taylor, Ky., the son of Archie and Edna (Hartman) Howell. He was a truck driver for Mooreman's Feed Company and attended the First Church of God in Linton...
Clarence Edward Howell (10/10/10)
Clarence Edward Howell, 79, of Bloomfield, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Ketchem Memorial Center in Odon. Clarence was born June 16, 1931 in Camp Taylor, Kentucky the son of Archie and Edna (Hartman) Howell. He was a truck driver for Mooreman's Feed Company and attended the First Church of God in Bloomfield...
William J. Sapp (10/09/10)
William J. Sapp, 77 of Jasonville, passed away Oct. 9, 2010 with his family by his side. He was born April 26, 1933 to William D. & Elizabeth (Gossman) Sapp. He served in the Korean War 1953, and retired from Stran Steel at Terre Haute, attended Lawton Street Christian Church, and was a member of the Clay City V.F.W...
Amy Anna Feutz (10/08/10)
Amy Anna Feutz, 92, of Bloomfield, passed away Oct. 8, 2010 at Ketcham Memorial Center in Odon. Born April 15, 1918 in Greene County, she was the daughter of John B. and Daisy (Groomer) Flake. She worked for Bloomfield Schools as a bus driver and a cook. She was also employed at RCA and was a clerk at the Mineral General store and a homemaker. She was a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church...
Katherine Cowden (10/08/10)
Katherine Cowden, 95, formerly of Lewis, went to be with the Lord at 5:36 pm on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan after a long illness. Born August 16, 1915 in Prairie Creek, she was the daughter of Samuel R. and Clementine (Stranahan) Burnam. On July 28, 1938 she married Wayne e. Cowden, who passed away October 8, 1887 after 59 years of marriage...
Alma Williams (10/08/10)
Alma Williams, 98, of Washington, Ind., passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at the Daviess Community Hospital in Washington. She was born on Oct. 3, 1912, in Plainville to Alonzo C. and Lois Margaret (Lawyer) McBride. She married Russell C. Williams on Sept. 25, 1929...
Mary Irene Stephens (10/07/10)
Mary Irene Stephens, 94, of Linton, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at the Lyons Health and Living Center in Lyons. She was born on Aug. 5, 1916, in Linton to Earl and Alice (Miller) Weaver. She married Lawrence Eugene Stephens in 1935. She was employed with General Electric in Linton for 28 years, retiring in 1982. ...
William Edward Slover (10/07/10)
Mildred L. Yost (10/07/10)
Mildred L. Yost, 99, of Lexington, Ky., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Born April 13, 1911 in Owen County, she was the daughter of William E. and Myrtle (Martin) Shouse. Mildred worked as a bookkeeper in Dental Supplies for 9 years, she was a member of the Bloomfield First Baptist Church...
Darrell Lee Dobbins (10/06/10)
Darrell Lee Dobbins, 66, of Dugger, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Monday October 4, 2010 at Terre Haute Regioal Hospital. He was born in Sullivan County on October 12, 1943, the son of Vivian Oral Dobbins and Lois Jewell Lacy Dobbins. He was a U.S. Marine, a member of the Bloomfield American Legion Post #196, and retired from Naval Service Warfare Center at Crane. Darrell enjoyed camping with his friends at Sullivan County Park and Lake...
Marie C. (Berns) Corbett (10/05/10)
Marie C. (Berns) Corbett, 93, of Whitehall, Pa., formerly of Indianapolis and Linton, died at 1:13 a.m., Monday, Oct. 4, 2010 at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa.. She was born in Linton on Dec. 25, 1916, the daughter of John Jacob and Fredrika (Strietelmeier) Berns...
Betty R. Medlock (10/05/10)
JASONVILLE -- Betty R. Medlock, 86, of Jasonville, died at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. She was born April 7, 1924 in Jasonville to John Keagy and Ertice (Rumple) Keagy. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Eileen Purl, and brother, Jimmy Keagy...
Betty R. Medlock (10/05/10)
JASONVILLE -- Betty R. Medlock, 86, of Jasonville, died at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. She was born April 7, 1924 in Jasonville to John Keagy and Ertice (Rumple) Keagy. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Eileen Purl, and brother, Jimmy Keagy...
Casimir 'Casey' Binkowski (10/05/10)
Casimir 'Casey' Binkowski, 64, of Worth, IL passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. He was born on March 3, 1946 in Peine, Germany to Stanley and Helen Binkowski. Casey was a retired detective and security officer for the Canadian-Pacific Railroad for 32 years, a veteran of the U.S. Army and Vietnam Conflict, a member of the American Legion, NRA, International Assoc. of Railroad Police and Tennessee Sheriff's Assoc, was an instructor for the Illinois Firearms Assoc and was of the Catholic faith...
Casimir 'Casey' Binkowski (10/05/10)
Casimir 'Casey' Binkowski, 64, of Worth, IL passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2010. He was born on March 3, 1946 in Peine, Germany to Stanley and Helen Binkowski. Casey was a retired detective and security officer for the Canadian-Pacific Railroad for 32 years, a veteran of the U.S. Army and Vietnam Conflict, a member of the American Legion, NRA, International Assoc. of Railroad Police and Tennessee Sheriff's Assoc, was an instructor for the Illinois Firearms Assoc and was of the Catholic faith...
Marie C. (Berns) Corbett (10/04/10)
Marie C. (Berns) Corbett, age 93, of Whitehall, PA, formerly of Indianapolis and Linton, died at 1:13 a.m. Monday, October 04, 2010, at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA. She was born in Linton on December 25, 1916, the daughter of John Jacob & Fredrika (Strietelmeier) Berns...
Margaret Louise Johnson (10/03/10)
Margaret Louise Johnson, 88, of Winter Garden, Fla. and formally of Linton and Indianapolis, passed away on Sept. 30, 2010. She was born in Linton and is preceded in death by her husband Daniel R. Johnson and daughters, Sharon Kneip and Nancy Brooks...
Debs W. Sloan (10/03/10)
Debs W. Sloan, 98, of Linton, passed away Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at his residence. He was born Sept. 7, 1912, to John and Zora (Bennett) Sloan. He married Dollis (Moss) and they had one son and two daughters. Debs was a painting contractor and had retired in 1993...
Samuel Moses Farris (10/01/10)
Samuel Moses Farris, 90, Jasonville, left this world at 6:25 p.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasonville. He was born June 16, 1920 in Jasonville, the son of Samuel Harrison Farris and Hannah (Thomas) Farris....