Obituaries from April 2011
Faye O. Arthur
Faye O. Arthur, Indianapolis, passed away April 25, 2011. She was born in Greene County, In. and was a member of Shadeland Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. Faye was preceded in death by four siblings, Hubert Shelton, Lloyd Shelton, Gerald Shelton, and Ann Wilson. ...
Beverly J. Voisin
Beverly J. Voisin, 82, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton.
Born in Linton, on Oct. 6, 1928, she was the daughter of Charles A. and Chloe W. (Lynn) Lawrence. She married Remy L. Voisin on Sept. 2, 1945.
Letters to the Editor
May 8-14 is a good time to quit smoking To the Editor: May 8-14 is National Women's Health Week, a week-long observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health. The theme this year is "it's your time". ...
Robert L. Ross
Robert L. Ross, 71, of Linton, passed away at 5:50 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Aug. 15, 1939 in Fillmore, Ind., to Walter Ross and Lena (Hedge) Ross. Survivors include his spouse, Donna Jean (Ogle) Ross of Linton, whom he married on Jan. ...
Jack J. Ray
Jack J. Ray, 84, of Worthington, passed away at 7:50 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Lyons Health & Living Center, in Lyons. Jack was born Sept. 12, 1926 in Morgan County, to James B. and Ina Ray Jack was a self-employed painter in Indianapolis and Worthington. He retired in 1989...
Carolyn (Swango) Rash
Carolyn (Swango) Rash, 71, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday April 25, 2011 at IU Health in Bloomington. She was born Oct. 14, 1939 in Greene County, the daughter of Darrell and Evelyn (Thompson) Swango. Carolyn was a Nurses Aid at Bloomington Hospital for 15 years and was a member of the Tulip Church of God...
Stacey Lynn Speer
Stacey Lynn Speer, 38, of Bloomfield, was called home to heaven on April 23, 2011. Stacey was born June 28, 1972 to Tom and Sharon (Burch) Speer of Bloomfield. Stacey will be remembered as more than a daughter, sister, aunt and friend. Stacey was a loving person who had a smile for everyone she met and would help anyone in need if she could. Stacey was someone who would put the needs of others before her own needs...
Jayden Michael Damron
Jayden Michael Damron, stillborn, passed away at 11:53PM Friday April 22, 2011 at Greene Co General Hospital in Linton. He is survived by his parents, Andrew Damron and Ciara Burns, grandparents, Jeff and Damron (Jennifer) of Coalmont, Mary Burns of Worthington, Troy Burns of Hymera a great grandmother, Rebecca Burns of Hymera,and Kathryn Hamoel of Linton...
Sarah Beth Tilford
Sarah is not suffering any longer. She is with Jesus. Sarah Beth Tilford, 35, of Bloomington passed away on March 26, 2011. She was born to Polly Ann and John Willard Tilford on 19 February, 1976 in the Bloomington Hospital. Bright and cheerful -- but definitely opinionated -- her childhood was filled with joy. ...
Janice I. Nonte
Janice I. Nonte, 87 of Paoli, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Paoli Health and Living in Paoli. Janice was born on May 14, 1923 in Northwest Township, Orange County, Indiana to Wilber and Georgia Gwendoline (Hagemier) Myers. She married Robert Nonte on Nov.25, 1950 and he preceded her in death...
Dona M. Paulsen
Dona M. Paulsen, 60, of Carlisle, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born on February 7, 1951, in Linton, Indiana, to Robert D. and Mary Lou (Gunn) Ladson. Dona was a Real Estate Auditor for 15 years and a Medic in the Air Force for 6 years. She served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. She retired in 1997. Dona was a member of the Whosoever Will Full Gospel Church in Dugger, Indiana...
Leuiveina Ruthie O'Bryan, 95, of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at the Linton Nursing and Rehab Facility.
Funeral arrangements are currently pending and will be posted on this site when they become available.
Ella Mae Holtsclaw
Ella Mae Holtsclaw, 78, of Lyons, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Born Nov. 8, 1932 in Sullivan County, the daughter of Harry Melvin O'Haver and Jessie Mae (Alsman)O'Haver. She married Paul Waggoner Holtsclaw on Feb. 23, 1952...
Mary Ellen (Byrd) Bough
Mary Ellen (Byrd) Bough passed away at 4:15 p.m., Friday, April 15, 2011, at Bloomington Hospital. Funeral services will be at Costin Funeral Chapel in Martinsville, IN, with visitation on Tuesday, April 19, from 4-8 p.m. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, with visitation one hour prior to services...
Linda (Disque) Kinney
Linda (Disque) Kinney, 69, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 at her home. Linda was born and raised in Sandborn, and graduated from Sandborn High School in 1959. She attended Indiana University for two years, studying music education, before leaving to raise her family...
Janell S. Fountain
Janell S. Fountain, 47, of Jasonville, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2001, as a result of an automobile accident. She was born Nov. 1, 1963, in Linton, IN, to John S. Price and Carolyn S. (Hatton). June 24, 1994, Janell married LeRoy A. Fountain. Janell was a homemaker and her hobbies included fishing and mushroom hunting. She loved spending time with her family and most importantly, spoiling her grandchildren...
William Bradley Bedwell
William Bradley Bedwell, 45, of Washington, Indiana passed away Saturday April 16, 2011 at his residence. Born June 21, 1965 in Bloomington, Indiana the son of William Edgar Bedwell and Sharron (Bland) White Bedwell. Brad was a truck driver and loved the outdoors, he attended the Scotland Full Gospel Church, and served with the US Army...
UPDATED: Eulah Sparks
Eulah Sparks, 94, of Columbus, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus. Born May 20, 1916 in Koleen, Indiana the daughter of James and Eva (Robinson) Gilmore. Eulah was a production worker at RCA. She was also a member of the Christian Church...
Margaret F. Miller
Margaret F. Miller, 87, of Linton, passed away Friday, April 15, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born on Feb. 23, 1924, in Howesville to Frank and Pearl (Cooper) Pool. She married Russell L. Miller on Aug. 2, 1943 and they had one daughter...
Richard A. "Dick" Pemberton, Jr.
Richard A. "Dick" Pemberton Jr., 67, of Lewis, Ind., formerly of West Terre Haute, passed away at 1:46 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2011 in Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He retired as a mechanic with Vigo Dodge in Terre Haute after many years of service...
Eulah Sparks, 94, of Columbus, Ind., passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 at Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus. Born May 20, 1916 in Koleen, the daughter of James and Eva (Robinson) Gilmore. Eulah was a production worker at RCA. She was also a member of the Christian Church...
Orville Don Hasler
Orville Don Hasler, 93, of Bloomfield, passed away at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2011 at Glenburn Home. He was born on Jan. 23, 1918, and was the son of Orville and Khiva (Ockerman) Hasler. He was married to Irene (Martin) Hasler for 66 years. He was a World War II veteran, who served in the South Pacific, and was a mechanic on B-29 airplanes. ...
Richard DeWitt Spencer
Richard DeWitt Spencer of Switz City, Indiana died peacefully with his family at his side, Monday, April 11, 2011 at the age of 86. A devoted family man, Richard is survived by his four loving children; Elayne Waeltz, Thomas Spencer, Annette Mittenthal and Susan Ellison...
James W. Anderson
James W. Anderson, 78, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011 in his residence, Jasonville, IN. He was born December 27, 1932 in Jasonville, IN to Harry Anderson and Ruth (White) Anderson. Survivors include daughter, Cheryl Cullison of Bloomfield, IN; sons & daughter-in-laws, Michael W. .......
Martha Christine McCoy
Martha Christine McCoy, 64, of Mt. Carmel, Ill., passed away at her residence on Saturday, April 9, 2011. She was born on February 5, 1947 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn. to Edward L. and Eddice (Badgett) Gibson. Martha loved her animals. She is survived by her husband, Gus McCoy of Effingham, IL; children, Ed Leviner of Hebron, IN, Greg Choate of Petersburg, IN, Riley Choate of Crofton, KY and Sandi Lester of Linton, IN; four sisters, one brother, 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Helen A. (Worth) Godfrey
Helen A. (Worth) Godfrey, 99, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 8:43 p.m. Friday, April 8, 2011 in Sullivan County Community Hospital Sullivan, IN. She was born April 19, 1911 in Jasonville, IN to Roy Worth and Deda (Coleman) Worth. Helen married John Godfrey February 23, 1931. John passed away on September 26, 1962...
William Gehle Stearns, Jr.
William Gehle Stearns, Jr. 82, of Worthington, passed away at 3:25 p.m. Friday April 8, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital. Born March 10, 1929 in New Castle Pennsylvania, he was the son of William Gehle Sr. and Harriett Stearns. He worked at Eli Lilly in Indianapolis in maintenance. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #23 in Indianapolis and American Legion Post #374 in Indianapolis...
Virginia Frances ( Sparks) Spice
Virginia Frances (Sparks) Spice, 95, of Globe, Arizona and formerly of Linton, passed away Friday, April 1, 2011 at 7:55 p.m. Born, February 1, 1916 in Louisville, KY, she was the daughter of Harvey and Maude Wade Sparks. Ginny married Raymond A. Spice, September 1933. She and Ray lived in the Linton area most of their life until moving to Tucson in 1979...
Naomi M. Herald
Naomi Herald, of Green County, passed away Monday April 4, 2011 at Garden Villa Nursing Facility in Bloomington. Born on Nov. 21, 1919 to John R Berry and Stella N (Atchley) Berry in Benton Ill, Naomi was a 49 year member of the Solsberry OES # 547...
James B. "J.B." Jones
James B. "J.B." Jones, 66, of Loogootee, died at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Born Sept. 8, 1944, in Loogootee, he was the son of Henry J. and Mary (Pettigrew) Jones. A graduate of Loogootee High School, he was a member of St. ...
Judith Ann Ketchem Taylor
Judith Ann Ketchem Taylor, 64, a resident of Jasonville, passed away at 5:25 a.m. Thursday, March 31, 2011 at IU Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Judith suffered complications from a courageous and valiant battle against non-Hodgkins lymphoma...
Les D. Laughlin
Les D. Laughlin, 61, of Lascassas, TN died on March 28, 2011 peacefully at his home after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda, and his three sons, Tony of Lascassas, Steve (wife Sarah) of Murfreesboro, TN and Chris of Brentwood, TN. He was the proud Pa Pa of two grandchildren, Elijah (5) and Emma (2). His mother, Thelma Hoyt, and sister, Susan Laughlin Kisinger (husband Bill), reside in West Lafayette...