Obituaries from March 2011
David Lee Duncan
David Lee Duncan, 60 of Linton, died at 11:05 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Linton on July 31, 1950 the son of Charles and Virginia Rose (Curnutt) Duncan. David earned a Master's Degree from Indiana State University. He taught history and social studies at North Daviess High School for 32 years. He was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association and National Education Association...
Robert Lee Ferry
Robert Lee Ferry, 86 of Linton, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at St. Vincent's Heart Center in Indianapolis. He was born in Linton on Aug. 28, 1924, the son of Harry R. and Rose B. (Kuper) Ferry. Bob attended St. Peter's Parochial School in Linton, and graduated from Linton High School in 1943. ...
Robert Lee Ferry
Robert Lee Ferry, age 86 of Linton, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, at St. Vincent's Heart Center in Indianapolis. He was born in Linton on August 28, 1924, the son of Harry R. and Rose B. (Kuper) Ferry. Bob attended St. Peter's Parochial School in Linton and graduated from Linton High School in 1943. ...
Hershel Lee Howard
Hershel Lee Howard, 78, of Dugger, passed away at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at the Linton Nursing and Rehab. He was born in Shelburn, Indiana on January 1, 1933, the son of Roy Howard and Myrtle Irwin Howard. Hershel retired from King Station Coal Mine in Princeton, Ind., a 30-year member of the United Mine Workers Assoc., and the Pleasantville Coon Hunters Club. He was an avid competition hunter and loved his horses and dogs...
Ada Naomi Argabright
Ada Naomi Argabright, 93, of Linton, passed away at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital. She was born March 10, 1918, in Solsberry, the daughter of John Stewart & Rose (Wells) McDaniel. She worked at G.C. Murphy in Linton for 40 years, retiring around 1980. She was a member of the Linton First Baptist Church and the Bykota Sunday School Class and Mubeta Gamma Mission Circle there...
Robert Ferry, 86, of Linton, passed away Wednesday morning, March 30, 2011, at I. U. Heart Center in Indianapolis.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton. Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.
A. Naomi Argabright
A. Naomi Argabright, 93, of Linton passed away at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 31 from 4-8 p.m. at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home's Linton Chapel and on Friday from 10-11 a.m., also at the funeral home...
Barbara L. Murdock
Barbara L. Murdock, 74, of Linton, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital. She was born on Sep. 14, 1936 in Linton, Indiana to Elmo 'Dobbin' and Mary I. (Smith) Allen. She married Robert 'Red' Dale Murdock on June 1, 1952...
Hershel Howard, 78, of Dugger, passed away at 7:00AM Tuesday March29, 2011 at Linton Nursing and Rehab.
Arrangements are pending at Banks and Brust Funeral Home in Sullivan.
Raymond Leon Bedwell
Raymond Leon Bedwell, 84, of Linton, passed away at 2:21 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011 at Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born in Dugger, Indiana on July 1, 1926, the son of Walter "Red" Bedwell and Bessie A. Fisher Bedwell. Raymond was a Navy Veteran, and retired from Otis Elevator in Bloomington...
Nona M. (Bohnert) Richmond
Nona M. (Bohnert) Richmond, 62, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 2:27 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011 in Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, IN. She was born April 6, 1948 in Linton, IN to Hugh "Sarg" Bohnert and Edith (Secrest) Bohnert. Survivors include her spouse, Robert "Bob" Richmond of Jasonville, IN whom she married on June 4, 1966; sons & daughters-in-law, Brad & Sara Richmond of Jasonville, IN and Danny & Tawnya Richmond of Shelburn, IN; daughters, Lori, Stacey and Caroline; grandchildren, Jazmine, Dakota, Angel, Hayleigh, Melody, Hunter, and Jessica; mother, Edith Bohnert of Jasonville, IN; sisters & brothers-in-law, Judy & Hodge Secrest of Jasonville, IN and Brenda & Tony Rash of Jasonville, IN; brother & sister-in-law, Jim & Ruth Mattox of Dugger, IN; good friends, Francie "Grandma" Ricklefs, Julie Gibson, Sharon Sexton, Marilyn Goggins, Virginia Stovall, Sharon Gibbons, Rebecca Davidson and a large extended family.. ...
Margaret Alice Schulte
Margaret Alice Schulte, 80, of Bloomfield, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital. Born April 25, 1930 in Huntingburg, she was the daughter of Roy and Freida (Knust) Link. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bloomfield First Presbyterian Church...
Kevin S. Walton
Kevin S. Walton, 37, of Linton, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2011 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born May 18, 1973 to J. Steve Walton and Catherine A. (Frederick) Cox in Linton. Kevin worked as a brick mason and laborer. He was a member of the Laborers International Union of North America Local 741, Bloomington...
James Odell Kirk
James Odell Kirk, 74, of Indianapolis and formerly of Pleasantville, passed away at 12:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Methodist Hospital He was born in Dugger on Jan. 31, 1937 the son of Charles W. Kirk and Isabella Goodman Kirk. James was an Army veteran, a Jehovah's Witness, and retired from Allison's Plant No. 5 in Indianapolis...
John Lee Allen
John Lee Allen, 47, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital in Lawrenceville, IL. He was born Aug. 20, 1963, in Sullivan, the son of Jerry Lee and Shirley (McCombs) Allen. He had been in the National Guard, was an accountant, had worked construction, and had been a store manager. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed fishing...
Rex A. Watkins
Rex A. Watkins, 73, of Boerne, Texas passed away Sunday March 20, 2011, arrangements are pending at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Maxine Curry, 98, of Bedford and formerly of Owensburg and Indianapolis, passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the Stonebridge Health Campus. Born Feb. 11, 1913 in Monroe County, she was the daughter of Craig and Thursa (Sparks) Sare...
Rosemary Sylvester, 88, of Washington and formerly of Greene County, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Monday, March 21, 2011, at Prairie Village in Washington. She was born Nov. 21, 1922, in Greene County, the daughter of Walter and Gladys (Burcham) Sylvester...
Martha Charlotte (Schroeder) Menke
Martha Charlotte (Schroeder) Menke, 91, joined the Lord's choir of Heavenly angels March 20, 2011. She passed into Eternal Life at 1:45 pm at the Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. Martha entered this world Dec. 7, 1919, daughter of Walter H. and Anna C. (Stein) Schroeder...
Maxine Curry, 98, of Bedford and formerly of Owensburg and Indianapolis, died at 6:20 a.m. Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Stonebridge Health Campus.
Arrangements are pending at Day & Carter Mortuary in Bedford.
Janice Ann Kirkland
Jancie Ann Kirland was a loving mother, caring wife, daughter of Clarren and Violet Nolan, and was a dedicated operating room nurse for 44 years. She served 23 years at Westlake Community Hospital before retiring at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks in 2001...
Paul Max Van Horn
Paul Max Van Horn, age 70 of Linton, died Thursday afternoon, March 17, 2011, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Coal City on July 2, 1940, the son of John B. and Dortha (Brown) Van Horn. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He retired from Crane after forty years of service. He was a member of the Church of Christ and the Masonic Lodge #560, both of Linton...
William Robert "Bill" Weaver
William Robert "Bill" Weaver, age 66, died Sunday, March 13, 2011, at his residence in Bicknell. He was born in Linton on Oct. 3, 1944, the son of William and Jeanette (Dunning) Weaver. Bill was a 1962 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, a 1964 graduate of Vincennes University, and a 1966 graduate in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University...
Mary Louise Hale
Mary Louise Hale, age 90, of Linton, passed away on Wed. afternoon, March 16, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born June 16, 1920, in Linton, the daughter of William I. and Hazel (Southard) Houchin. She had worked at G. C. Murphy and at Hamilton's Drug Store, and was bookkeeper and owned and operated Harley's Tavern, all of Linton...
James L. Franklin
James L. Franklin, 67, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 11:20 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville. He was born October 18, 1943 in Linton to James L. Franklin and Virginia (Moss) Franklin. Survivors include his wife, Janice Franklin of Mt. ...
Virginia Marie Sullivan
Virginia Marie Sullivan, 82, of Carmel, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011. Born Nov. 20, 1928, in Linton, she was the daughter of the late Ervin and Esther (Harting) Tiek. She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ where she sang in the choir for many years...
Donald Ray Alsop
Donald Rap Alsop, 69, of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away March 1, 2011. He was born to the late Ray D. and Mary Ruth Alsop on Nov. 23, 1941 in Linton. He graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor's degree and went on to graduate from Indiana University with a master's degree...
Jack E. Wilkins
Jack E. Wilkins, 84, of Jasonville, IN, went to be with Jesus surrounded by his family at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center at Jasonville. He was born Sept. 23, 1926 in Sullivan County to Francis & Edith (Buell)Wilkins. Jack married June (Bolinger) Wilkins, April 14, 1978...
Samuel Ivan Wilson, Sr.
Samuel Ivan Wilson, Sr., 84 of Coal City passed away at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville. He was born Oct. 2, 1926 in Hillsboro, Ohio to Henry Wilson and Maude (Shoemaker) Wilson. Samuel was married to Samantha K. (Kincaid) Wilson who passed away on Sept. 15, 1996...
Floyd 'Gene' Inman
Floyd 'Gene' Inman, 83, of Sandborn, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. He was born June 9, 1927, to Ray Kenneth and Golda (Utterback) Inman in Greene County. On April 8, 1952, he married Delores Ellen Roark and they had three children...
Dr. Norris Virl "Doc" Owen
Dr. Norris Virl "Doc" Owen, 77, of rural Bloomfield, passed away 6:15 a.m. Friday, March 11, 2011 at his residence. He was born Dec. 30, 1933 in Captown, NM, to Christopher Columbus and Elora Mae (Herriage) Owen. Dr. Owen was a Veterinary Pathologist. ...
Kathryn Hughes, 89, of Sandborn, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2011, at her residence in Sandborn. She was born on Feb. 9, 1922, in Marco, to John and Laura (Turpin) Frederick. Kathryn married James Dale Hughes on Aug. 30, 1941, they had been married 58 years and 11 months...
Norman Arthur Wright
Norman Arthur Wright, 79, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 after a long fight with cancer. He was born on July 14, 1931, in Bloomfield, Ind. to Virgil and Jennie (McAtee) Wright. He graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1949. Wright is survived by his daughter, Julia Anne Serfass (Tim) of Doswell, Virginia; a son, James Arthur, Terre Haute; two grandsons, Sean Korsgaard and Clark Korsgaard of Doswell, Va; a brother Maurice (Jean) of Greenwood; and his life long friend and ex-wife Mary of Terre Haute as well as a number of nieces and nephews. ...
Loren August Yuodzukinas
Loren August Yuodzukinas, 89, of Linton, passed away on Sunday afternoon, March 6, 2011, at his residence in Linton. He was born August 10, 1921 in Linton, the son of Adam Thomas and Mary Veronica Yuodzukinas. He was an electronic technician at Crane NWSC for 25 years, retiring August 1971, and was a Navy veteran of World War II. ...
Patricia June (Latham) Hargis
Patricia June (Latham) Hargis, 53, of Sullivan, died unexpectedly Friday March 4, 2011 at her home. She was born August 20, 1957 in New Castle, the daughter of Charles and Beverly (Gard) Latham. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Susan Johnson, two nephews Timothy and Jonathan Adams, and a Aunt Mable Hoff...
Robert F."Bob" Vierling
Robert F."Bob" Vierling, 91, of Seymour, passed away at St. Francis Hospital and Health Center, Beech Grove IN, on March 4, 2010, at 8:35 p.m. He was born on March 29, 1919, at Batesville, the son of Elmer and Mary Helschel Vierling. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the US. Army. Bob was married to Louise Sager on Oct. 19, 1940, at Seymour. He was employed as a supervisor for Cummins Engine, Columbus, for 30 years, retiring in 1977...
William Edward "Bill" Harrison
William Edward "Bill" Harrison, 58, of Holly Pond, Alabama passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 3, 2011. Born July 29, 1952 in Linton, he was the son of Lorain Edwin "Ronnie" and Hilda (Duncan) Harrison. Surviving relatives include: his wife, Ann Harrison; sons, Mike (Maria) Harrison and Ian (Heidi) Goebel; Daughter, Kristy (Brian) Worsham; grandchildren, Rex Harrison, Ty Harrison, and Walker Goebel; one sister, Ann Puller; and a host of nieces and nephews...
Mayor Tommy L. Jones
Mayor Tom Jones, age 55, of Linton, passed away on Thursday morning, March 3, 2011, at his residence in Linton. He was born September 3, 1955, in Linton, the son of Richard and Helen (Bemis) Jones. After graduating from Linton-Stockton High School, Jones worked for Peabody Coal Company until his retirement in 1999. He was a member of United Mine Workers Local #1410 and was a union officer for many years...
Lorraine Vandeventer, 85, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday March 3, 2011 at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana. She was born February 19, 1926 in Greene County, Indiana the daughter of Logan and Mary Caroline (Stevens) Fuller...
Raymond R. Fisher
Raymond R. Fisher, age 69, of Linton, formerly of Indian Springs, passed away at 2:10 A.M. Thurs., March 3, 2011, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Aug. 18, 1941, in Martin County, the son of Roscoe & Delilah Mildred (Harvey) Fisher. He was a farm worker most of his life...
Paige Louise (Messick) Brown
Paige Louise (Messick) Brown Paige Louise (Messick) Brown, RN, 39, of Worthington went to be with Jesus at peace 12:39 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Paige was born, May 7, 1971, in Terre Haute to Bill and Vicki (Leavitt) Messick...
Avis (Gilbreath) Zucha
Avis (Gilbreath) Zucha, 86, Martinsville, passed away at 12:11 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 at the Morgan Hospital & Medical Center. On Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1924 she was born in Newberry to the late Wayne and Tillie (Daniels) Gilbreath. She married Joseph Zucha in March 1966 and he died in March 1978...
Wilma Grace Hayman
Wilma Grace Hayman, 73, of Worthington, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 12:55 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at IU Health Center Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. Grace was born Oct. 15, 1937 in rural Worthington to James Flanders and Mary (Bechtel) Buskirk...
Paige Messick Brown
Paige Messick Brown, 39, of Worthington, passed away at 12:39 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Arrangements pending Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington.
Kenneth Merel Michael
Kenneth Merel Michael, 72, of Solsberry, passed away at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at his residence. Born Dec. 30, 1938 in Greene County, he was the son of Troy Martin and Ella (Watkins) Michael. He was a truck driver for Wetterau foods in Bloomington retiring in 1996...