Obituaries from January 2011
Mildred M. "Micki" Angleton
Mildred M. "Micki" Angleton, 63, of Linton passed away at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 at Linton Nursing and Rehab. She was born in Sullivan on April 24, 1947 the daughter of Walter Eugene Bell and Mary Alberta Stevens Bell. She was preceded in death by her father Walter Bell, her husband, William P. Angleton, and sister, Jeanie Carson...
Garnett J. Wamsley
Garnett J. Wamsley, 88, lifelong resident of Sullivan County passed away at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 at Breckenridge Health and Rehab in Sullivan. She was born in Dugger on Jan. 6, 1923, the daughter of Rollie F. Eslinger and Flossie (McPherson) Eslinger...
Raymond Steele, 88, of Indianapolis and formerly of Linton and Jasonville, passed away on Monday morning, Jan. 31, 2011, at Robin Run Health Care Facility in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 6, 1922, in Gilmore, the son of Claude and Alpha (Payton) Steele...
Lt. Col. Allan Lee Roach
Lt. Col. Allan Lee Roach, 62, of Moss Bluff, LA died at 4:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 in a local hospital.
He was born Feb. 18, 1948, raised, and educated in Indianapolis. A graduate of Southport High School, he received his Bachelor's Degree in Military Science from Purdue University and his Master's Degree in Psychology from Lawton Community College. During his younger years, he was a Boy Scout and attained rank of Eagle. He served 23 years in the U.S. Army as an Airborne Ranger and retired at a Lieutenant Colonel.
Debbie Irene Jackson
Debbie Irene Jackson, 46, of Terre Haute and formerly of Linton, passed away at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 in her residence. She was born May 6, 1964 in Linton to Donald Dean Jackson and Norma O. (Gadberry) Jackson. Survivors include her daughter, Brittany Slater of Farmersburg; sons and daughter-in-law, Travis Creech of Terre Haute, and Jeremy and Lynsey Slater of West Lafayette; brothers, Robert Jackson of Linton and Derrick Jackson of Linton; father, Donald Dean Jackson of Las Vegas, NV; mother, Norma Jackson of Linton; fiancÚ, Jeffrey Pair of Terre Haute; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.. ...
Mary Alice (Pointer) Griffith
Mary Alice (Pointer) Griffith, 99, of Jasonville passed away at 3:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville. She was born Jan. 6, 1912 in Hymera to Wert Andrew Pointer and Lola Phenton (Hughbanks) Pointer...
Hazel Lemmons Smith Olive
Hazel Lemmons Smith Olive, 87, of Indianapolis and Brown County, passed away Jan. 23, 2011. Hazel was born on Aug. 20,1923 to George W. and Nana Griffith Lemmons in Greene County. She was a graduate of Linton High School and attended many classes at Butler University in the 1980s and '90s. ...
William Lee Brown
William Lee Brown, 75, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:57 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital. Born July 17, 1935 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Donald Lee and Frances Augusta (Wise) Brown. He retired as a security guard at Bay Front Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was a member of Koleen Union Church...
Bill Jack Crawford
After a long, hard fought battle with cancer, Billie Lewis "Bill Jack" Crawford, 87, of Sullivan was called home by the Lord at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011. He passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Bill Jack was born April 27, 1923 on E. Davis to William Augustus and Golden Lily (Stultz) Crawford...
Cornelia F. (Sparks) Street
Cornelia F. (Sparks) Street, 90, of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 at Northwest Manor Health Care Center in Indianapolis. Born Feb. 6, 1920 on Taylor Ridge in Greene County, she was the daughter of William and Lula (Wade) Sparks...
Mary Francis "Nanny" Zaayer
Mary Francis "Nanny" Zaayer, 90, of Bloomfield passed away Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 at Residence at McCormick's Creek in Spencer. Born Oct. 6, 1920 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Roy and Glenn (Harmon) Whitman. Mary was a homemaker and a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church...
Ruth L. Neal
Ruth L. Neal, 87, of Sullivan and formerly of Jasonville, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2011 in Breckenridge Health and Living Center. She was born September 30, 1923 in Worthington to Albert Vandeventer and Ada Perkins Vandeventer...
Sadie R. Hartsburg
Sadie R. Hartsburg, 83, of Freelandville and formerly of Westphalia, passed away on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at the Freelandville Community Home. Born in McNabb, AR, on July 24, 1927, she was the daughter of Price and Vola Grace (King) Reed. She married William J. Hartsburg on Aug. 31, 1944 and they had three children...
Helen M. Acord
Helen M. Acord, 90, of Linton and formerly a resident of Yucca Valley, CA. for 47 years, passed away at 3:17 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Greene County Oct. 25, 1920, the daughter of William Henry Mowery, and Clara Belle Cooksey Mowery...
Timothy "Lamont" R. Rehmel
Timothy "Lamont" R. Rehmel, 52, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 10:22 a.m. on Monday, January 24, 2011 in Union Hospital at Terre Haute, Indiana. He was born September 30, 1958 in Sullivan, Indiana to Raymond L. Rehmel and Norma L. (Godfrey) Rehmel Hamilton...
Shirley Roscoe Jewell
Shirley Roscoe Jewell, 76, of Lyons, passed away at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011 at his residence.
Born March 11, 1934 in Louisville, Ky., he was the son of Samuel and Rosa (Greenwell) Jewell.
He was an electronic technician for Brown's TV in Lyons and later owned and operated S & D Sales in Lyons. He was a deputy sheriff in Monroe County. He served his country in the Korean war with the United States Air Force and in later years served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Linton, American Legion post #479 in Lyons, and AMVETS post # 2000 in Bloomington.
Sadie R. Hartsburg
Sadie R. Hartsburg, 83, of Westphalia, died Jan. 24, 2011 at Freelandville Community Home. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton. Final arrangements will be posted at www.andersonpoindexter.com and www.gcdailyworld.com...
Elizabeth "Betty" L. Arthur
Elizabeth "Betty" L. Arthur, 80, of Brazil, passed away at the Exceptional Living Center of Brazil, Jan. 22, 2011. She was born Feb.28, 1930 in Greene County to Russell and Manda (VanDevender) Crites. She graduated from Bloomfield High School. On Feb. 2, 1949 she married Robert "Joe" Arthur...
June T. Bradfield
June T. Bradfield, 89, of Lyons and formerly of Sandborn, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born in Linton, on June 7, 1921, she was the daughter of Edward Clarence and Luna Rebecca (Clark) Thomas. She married Harry Marlin Bradfield on Sept. 19, 1939 and they had three children...
Reta May Mengedoht
Reta May Mengedoht, 88, of Lyons passed away Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Oct. 11, 1922 in Kentland, Ind., she was the daughter of Henry and Elsina (Ashby) Harrison. Reta worked as a telephone operator in Lyons and was a member of the Rebecca Lodge...
Coralee May VanPelt
Coralee May VanPelt, 34, of Solsberry, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 in a car accident in Center Township. She was born on March 25, 1976, in Rockledge, Fla., to Clyde F. and Phyllis E. (Adcock) Felton. Coralee was a homemaker. She enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with her family...
Betty L. Coffin
Betty L. Coffin, 84, of Terre Haute passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at 11:40 p.m. in Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. She was a retired Unit Manager for Reuben H. Donnelley. Betty was born March 14, 1926 in Riley to Clarence E. Trout and Trellah P. (Jeffres) Trout...
Elsie L. (Mattox) Dean
Elsie L. (Mattox) Dean, 91, of Coalmont, passed away at 2:55 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2011 in Millers Merry Manor in Sullivan. She was born Oct. 20, 1919 in Sullivan County to James E. Mattox and Mary Ellen (Bleavens) Mattox. Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Melvin Dean of Coalmont, whom she married November 1942; son and daughter-in-law, Garry and Charolette Dean of Jasonville; daughters and son-in-law, Carole and Jim Clark of Brownsburg, and Sherrie Dean of Coalmont, sister, Nina Branham of Trafalgar, Ind.; grandsons, Brent and Sherry Clark, Brian and Jenny Clark; six great-grandchildren.. ...
John D. Irons
John D. Irons
John D. Irons, 62, of Jasonville passed away at 11:55 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 in his residence.
He was born Sept. 21, 1948 in Linton to Bobby D. Irons and Laura E. (Keagy) Stiffler.
Survivors include his spouse, Patricia A. (Deschamp) Irons of Jasonville whom he married on Nov. 23, 1985; mother, Laura Stiffler of Jasonville; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Rhonda Irons of Jasonville; grandchildren, John Lee Irons, Mark Irons and Laura Sue Irons; brother, Rob Irons of Jasonville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jamie and Toby Soncrant of Jasonville and Annie and Scotty Estelle of Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby D. Irons.
John was a carpenter with USA Construction for 12 years.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian Street, Jasonville.
Visitation is scheduled from 2 -7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home with funeral service directly following visitation at 7 p.m. on Jan. 20 with Pastor Sam Bush officiating.
Interment will be at a later date at the Lebanon Cemetery in Midland.
Amber Dawn Mills
Amber Dawn Mills, 42, of Crawfordsville, died Monday, January 17, 2011, at her residence at 9:30 a.m. She was born March 16, 1968 at Linton, Ind. to Ronald and Deloris Stalcup. She married Chester Lee Mills on Sept. 8, 1999 in Jamaica and he survives...
Rosemary Fordyce, 83, of Linton, passed away at 3:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born Aug. 13, 1927, in Jaybird, the daughter of Loris and Pearl (Franklin) Souders. She retired in 1972 after 16 years of owning and operating her own beauty salon in Linton. ...
Mildred Ermagene Allen Butler
Mildred Ermagene Allen Butler, 88, of Linton, passed away at 3:58 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Jan. 12, 1923, in Linton, the daughter of Andrew Simon and Mamie (Heacox) Allen. A graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, during WW II she worked at Allison's Division of General Motors in Indianapolis and later worked at Kennedy Shoes and G.C. ...
Marjorie A. Jean
Marjorie A. Jean, 73, of Worthington passed away at 1 a.m., Monday, January 17, 2011, at her residence. She was born May 5, 1937, in Owen County to Donald O. and Mabel (Wright) Reagan. She was a homemaker and ran the family farm. She was a member of the Freedom Nazarene Community Church. She worked for several years in 4-H helping her daughters and granddaughter...
Neil D. Yake
Neil D. Yake, of Bloomfield, passed away Jan. 12, 2011 in Newcastle, Australia due to complications from pneumonia. He was traveling in the country with Peabody Energy in his position of Director of Engineering for Surface Operations. Neil was born in Bluffton, Ind. on March 23, 1954 to Robert and Erma (Skomp) Yake...
Dana "Red" Ashcraft
Dana "Red" Ashcraft, 83, of Miamisburg, Ohio passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 at his residence. He was born on Nov. 10, 1927 in Greene County, Indi. to the late Doran and Mary (Pribble) Ashcraft. In addition to his parents, Dana is preceded in death by a brother Dorsey Ashcraft and a sister Amy Ethel Ashcraft...
Martha Dee Himebrook
Martha Dee Himebrook, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at the Glenburn Home in Linton. Martha was born on Sept. 25, 1924 in Greene County, Indiana the daughter of Oral and Dora (Carpenter) Floyd. She was a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church and several euchre and bridge clubs...
LaReta Mae Craig
LaReta Mae Craig, 77, of Sandborn, passed away at 3:18 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Aug. 31, 1933 in Chrisman, Ill., she was the daughter of Isaac Samuel and Bernice Leona (Ward) Clark. She was the former Deputy Treasurer for the White River Valley School Corporation. She was a member of the Lyons United Methodist Church, The Lyons Home Ec club, and The Red Hat Club...
William B. McCoin
William B. McCoin, 89, of Solsberry, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at his residence. Born Oct. 30, 1921 in Portland, Tennessee, he was the son of Will and Leanor (Trammel) McCoin. He was self employed in construction and also as a farmer. He served his country in World War II in the United States Army where he received a Bronze Star...
Margaret "Maggie' McNabb
Margaret "Maggie' McNabb, 94, of Worthington passed away 11:19 a.m. Friday morning, Jan. 14, 2011, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Maggie was born June 27, 1916, in Switz City, to Clyde and Inez (Hulen) Stough. She was a cook at Worthington-Jefferson School for 37 years, and at most restaurants in Worthington. She was a member of the Nazarene Church...
Lillian E. "Betty" Frields
Lillian E. "Betty" Frields, 77, of Linton, Ind., passed to eternal life, Thursday, December 23, 2010 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born on March 2, 1933 in Evansville, Indiana to Walter Carl and Estella Mae (Monroe) Stocky. She was a retired receptionist and a member of the Elnora United Methodist Church...
Gayle E. Miller
Gayle E. Miller, 83, of Jasonville, passed away at 1:30 p.m., Monday, Jan.10, 2011 in his residence. He was born Feb. 11, 1927 in Clay County, to Foster Miller and Jessie (Phipps) Miller. Survivors include his spouse, Joann (Miller) Miller of Jasonville, whom he married March 13, 1954; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Holly Miller of Jasonville; daughters and son-in-law, Sherri Moyer of Jasonville, and Lori and Richie Ashcraft of Jasonville; grandsons, Chase and Gabrielle Miller, Chad Miller, Daniel Moyer, Matthew Miller, Andrew Miller, and Michael Miller; granddaughters, Nicki Moyer, Brandi Ashcraft, Lacy Ashcraft, Kiley Ashcraft, Heather Gutensohns, and Rochelle Smith; great-granddaughters, Justice Bickel and Dreama Moyer; sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Mel Butts of Sebring, FL.. ...
M. Louise Cochran
M. Louise Cochran, 80, of Logansport, passed peacefully asleep into death on Jan. 8, 2011. Louise was born April 30, 1930 to Charles E. and Lurlie L. Skipper in the small town of Sylacauga, AL. On March 13, 1948, she was married to Joel David Cochran...
Martha Jean (Reed) Haywood
Martha Jean (Reed) Haywood, 85, of Bloomfield passed away at 4:25 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. She was born Nov. 15, 1925 in Monroe County the daughter of Rufie and Bessie (Long) Reed. Martha was a homemaker and attended the Furnace Christian Church, the Sylvania Wesleyan Church, and the Mineral Ladies Aid...
Anna Bell Magner
Anna Bell Magner, 86, of Linton, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2011, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on July 2, 1924, in Linton, to Peter J. Bailey and Flossie May (Sullivan) Bailey. Anna Bell married Wayne Magner on December 9, 1943...
Barbara Jean "Pheobe" Crooks
Barbara Jean "Pheobe" Crooks, 79, of Sullivan, passed away at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born in Dugger, Feb. 13, 1931, the daughter of Homer McKinley Gilham and Lela Lucy Brewer Gilham. Barbara retired from American Latex in Sullivan, was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star #188 in Sullivan, lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post # 2459 in Sullivan, and the American Legion Post #139 Auxiliary in Sullivan...
Paul C. Ramsey
Paul C. Ramsey, 88, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:55 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 at Bloomington Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born July 17, 1922 in Greene County, he was the son of Everett and Eliza (Fearnot) Ramsey. He was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service and a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church...
Mary Lois McQueary
Mary Lois McQueary, 81, of Greene County, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2011. She was born July 14, 1929 in Solsberry to the late Royal Harrison and Bonnie Alta (Anderson) Sparks. She married E. Gene McQueary of Bloomington in 1950 and they had two daughters, Brenda Weidner of Trafalgar and Kate McQueary of Bloomington; and one son, Dan McQueary of Bloomington...
Susan Christine Fesler Richards
Susan Christine (Fesler) Richards, 57, passed away on Dec. 29, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. Susie was a loved and loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, wife, mother, aunt and her favorite -- Nini. Born on Dec. 13, 1953 to Jim and Vera (Burress) Fesler in Washington, Ind., Susie spent her childhood in Raglesville, Ind., growing up among her many friends and family. ...
E. Ellen (Bucher) "Honey" McElroy
E. Ellen (Bucher) "Honey" McElroy, 92, of Bloomington passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 at the Garden Villa in Bloomington. She was born Oct. 30, 1918 in Greene County the daughter of Harley and Elmira (Burcham) Bucher. Ellen or Honey as she was known to many was a homemaker and also worked as a secretary for Paul Haywood and had worked at Indiana University and RCA. She was a member of the St. Paul United Methodist Church in Bloomington...
Alanna Kay Anderson-Moreno
Alanna Kay Anderson-Moreno, 59, of Linton, passed away on Thursday morning, Dec. 30, 2010. She was born Sept. 6, 1951, the daughter of Jack Allen Anderson and Maxine Anderson. Survivors include: her special loving companion, Frank Moreno; her mother, Maxine Anderson; daughter, Sonya Combs and husband Donny; son, Paul Ingle and wife Shala; three brothers, Allen Anderson and wife Pam, Anthony Anderson and wife Terrie, and Aaron Anderson and friend Stephanie Hines; three sisters, Anita Anderson, Annette Anderson and friend Terry Fulk, and Arletta Stough and husband Mark; three grandchildren, Andy Combs, Makenzie Smokstad and Dylan Ingle; and several nieces and nephews.. ......
Mary M. Funkhouser
Mary M. Funkhouser, 96, of Lafayette, passed away Jan. 5, 2011 in the St. Elizabeth East Hospital. Born Nov. 18, 1914 in Jasonville, she was the daughter of Theadore Passen Jr. and Mary M. Passen. She married Anthony Woodrow Funkhouser and he preceded her...
Lois H. Adcock
Lois H. Adcock, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Thursday, January 6, 2011 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born April 27, 1928 in Graham, Ky., she was the daughter of Frank and Nerva (Gossett) Green. She was a food service worker for Pielemeier, Bloomfield Steak House and the Landing in Bloomfield. She was a member of Furnace Christian Church...
E. Ellen (Bucher) McElroy
E. Ellen (Bucher) McElroy, 92, of Bloomington, passed away at 12:28 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 at Garden Villa of Bloomington.
Arrangements are pending at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Beatrice Gardner, 98, of Bloomington and formerly of Solsberry, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday Jan. 5, 2011. She was born November 13, 1912 in Bloomfield on Gilliland Street the daughter of Othnel and Minnie (Rush) Gilliland...
Claude Maxwell "Max" Grounds
Claude Maxwell "Max" Grounds, age 93, of Lyons, passed away at 1:02 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born April 12, 1917, in Bicknell, the son of Claude B. and Jennie Bell (Taylor) Grounds. He was a coal miner for Peabody Coal Company and a self-employed farmer. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ and the United Mine Workers Association...
Dale W. Courter
Dale W. Courter, 90, passed away at 8 p.m. Dec. 31, 2010 at BridgePointe Health Campus. He was born Oct. 29, 1920 in Lawrence County, Illinois to Roscoe and Stella M. (Taylor) Courter. Dale was educated in the public schools of Knox County and was an alumnus of Vincennes University. ...
Essie Allen, 83, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born on June 16, 1927 in Solsberry to George and Opal (Mason) Miller. Essie enjoyed collecting dolls, crocheting, and going to yard sales. She was a member of Southside Church of God...