Obituaries from June 2011
Virginia Lee (Brough) Farmer
Virginia Lee (Brough) Farmer, 88, of Jasonville, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center of Jasonville.
She was born March 31, 1923 in Clay County, to Howard and Flossie (Dickey) Brough.
Alice Faye Helms Hallett
Alice Faye Helms Hallett, 68, of Bloomington passed away Sunday morning June 26, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. She was born August 28, 1942 in Linton, Indiana to Otis and Marjorie Terrell Helms. Alice was a graduate of Bloomfield High School and graduated summa cum laude from St. Mary of the Woods College with a BS in Business Management and a minor in Computer Information Systems...
Troy David Street
Troy David Street, 46, of Coalmont, passed away at 4 a.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2011 in his residence, Coalmont. He was born March 1, 1965 in Indianapolis to Gaylord Eugene Street and Donna R. (Pilant) Street Weinbrecht. Survivors include his mother, Donna R. ...
Charles L. Smith
Charles L. Smith, 70, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:40 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2011 in Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born Feb. 14, 1941 in East Chicago, Ind., to Ivan Smith and Pauline Pearl (Price) Smith Flater. Survivors include his spouse, Carolyn Sue (Bradbury) Smith of Jasonville, whom he married on May 15, 1990; daughters and sons-in-law, Amber and Charlie Gabbard of Terre Haute, Dejah and Donald Darron of Jasonville; son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Becky Smith of Portage, and 10 grandchildren.. ...
Barbara J. Duckett
Barbara J. Duckett, 78, of Linton and formerly of Shelbyville, Ill., passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born in Shelbyville, Ill., on Feb. 26, 1933, she was the daughter of Morris F. and Fern I. (Adams) Shuff. Barbara married Raymond E. Durbin on Aug. 23, 1954, he passed away on Aug. 31, 1976. She then married Gerald B. Duckett on June 10, 1997, and he passed away on May 6, 2004...
Phyllis Jean Clark
Phyllis Jean Clark, 72, of Palestine, Ill., died at 9:57 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at Carle Clinic in Urbana, due to a severe brain injury. She was born May 28, 1939 in Palestine, the daughter of Ray and Olive Jeffries. She was a secretary at Blue Flame Gas Corporation for about 20 years and had been retired since 2003. She was a member of the Christian Church and a member of the Red Hat Society...
April Dawn Corns
April Dawn Corns, 49, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. She was born in Linton on May 29, 1962 to David and Nola (Goodson) Rose. April was a homemaker. Survivors include her two sons, Chris (Angel) Corns of Bloomfield and Kevin Corns of Linton; daughter, Amanda (Travis) Dunn of Washington; her mother, Nola Irene Rose of Linton; two brothers, Robert (Janet) Rose and Travis (Carrie) Rose, both of Linton; and two sisters, Darla (Glen) Damron of Linton and Datona Stewart of Marco; and three grandchildren.. ...
Avenelle Heaton, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away 11:48 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born Oct. 4, 1928 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Bill and Nellie (Bucher) Smith. She retired in 1985 as a school teacher for Bloomfield Schools. She was a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Senior Lunch Club, Argonaut Club, and Delta Kappa Gamma and Psi Iota Si sororities...
Velma Joh "Mamaw Joh" Schroeder
Velma Joh "Mamaw Joh" Schroeder, 73, of Evansville, passed away June 20, 2011 in the Transcendent Healthcare in Boonville. Born Sept. 15, 1937 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Donald Wayne Shorter and Stella Maude (Barbie) Shorter. Velma was a homemaker and most recently attended Bethel Temple Community Church in Evansville. ...
William J. 'Bill' Roberts
William J. 'Bill' Roberts, Jr., 86, of Linton, passed away at 10:08 a.m., Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born June 28, 1924, in Linton, the son of William J. and Conza M. (McCammon) Roberts. He was a retired insurance agent for Western & Southern Life Insurance Company, after working for 27 years. ...
Sarah A. Wilkinson
Sarah A. Wilkinson, 85, of Linton, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2011. Born in Linton on Jan. 10, 1926, she was the daughter of Charles and Linda (Owens) Smith. On Dec. 26, 1946 she married Leslie H. Wilkinson, who preceded her in death. Sarah was employed at General Electric, Linton Plant, for 28 years and she retired in 1983. She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Aux. Post 22 and the VFW Ladies Aux. Post 7118, both of Linton...
William J. "Bill" Roberts
William J. "Bill" Roberts,86 of Linton, died at 10:08 a.m. Sunday, June 19, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Mae McNabb, 66, of Jasonville, went to be with her Lord at 3:16 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born January 14, 1945 in Sandborn, IN to Oscar W. Bailey and Lucy (Crock) Bailey. Survivors include her spouse, Donald A. ...
Bruce L. Swihart
Bruce L. Swihart, 62, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. Bruce was born Feb. 10, 1949 in Goshen, Ind. the son of Norman Swihart and Barbara (Carpenter) Jewett. He was the owner and operator of Distinctive Homes Incorporated in Bloomfield. He was very well respected and like in his business...
Nina Lorene Kirk (Hash) Groves
Nina Lorene Kirk (Hash) Groves, 74, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, Tex. Nina was born in eastern Greene County and attended high school in Bloomfield. She retired from Crane NAD and moved to Weslaco, Tex. in 2001...
Harold D. Spainhower
Harold D. Spainhower, 76, of Linton, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born May 23, 1935, in Greene County, the son of William Earl and Edith (Bender) Spainhower. Harold retired from Peabody Coal Company, Hawthorn Mine, in 1994, after 38 years of service. ...
Harold D. Spainhower
Harold D. Spainhower, 76, of Linton passed away at 5:30 P. M. Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Greene Co. General Hospital in Linton. Funeral arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Jordan Hugh Johnson
Jordan Hugh Johnson, 18, passed away at 5:20 pm Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in Lincoln City, Ore., due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born May 20, 1993 in Washington, IN, the son of Todd Johnson and Jillene (Stafford) Johnson. Jordan had attended White River Valley Junior-High School, and was currently a student at Taft High School in Lincoln City, Ore. ...
Jordan H. Johnson
Jordan H. Johnson,18 of Lincoln City, Oregon, formerly of Lyons and Washington, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011 in Lincoln City, Ore., due to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident. Funeral service will be held at Aikman Creek Baptist Church in Washington, Indiana at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2011. Burial will follow in the church cemetery...
James E. McKee
James E. McKee, 90, of Jasonville, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, June 12, 2011 in his residence. He was born April 20, 1921 in Midland, to Ralph Edward McKee and Velma Lenore (Fletcher) McKee. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Helen V. (Walters) McKee of Jasonville whom he married on September 2, 1947; daughter, Terrie Kay McKee and husband Bruce Crowe of St. ...
Ruby V. Hall
Ruby V. Hall, 91, of Linton, died at noon, Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Linton on Nov. 22, 1919, the daughter of Alvin and Reva (Taylor) Boriff. Ruby formerly worked at Murphy's in Linton, working in house cleaning, and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Lebanon Baptist Church in Midland...
Doris Grounds, 90 of Lyons, died at 5:55 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011, in Linton.
She was born in Linton on May 21, 1921, the daughter of Oscar H. and Rosa (Wilson) Lehman. She was a Homemaker. She was a member of the Lyons Assembly of God Church where she formerly served as a woman's missionary director for many years.
Carmen Louise Richards
Carmen Louise Richards, 85 of Linton, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born in Linton on July 14, 1925, the daughter of James and Fredricka (Rheinhart) Martin. She was a homemaker and formerly worked at Glenburn Home...
Charles Earl Reynolds
Charles Earl Reynolds, 89, born May 12, 1922, in Dugger,, passed away June 5, 2011, at Lakeland Community Hospital in Niles, Mich., after an extended Illness. Mr. Reynolds was an Army Veteran of World War II. He served with Company 1, 63rd Infantry Division in the South Pacific. During his life he enjoyed archery, bowling, and many other outdoor activities. He was retired from Knowles Tool and Die Company in Richmond, Indiana, where he was employed for many years...
Warren H. (Dutch) Fitzpatrick, Sr.
Warren H. (Dutch) Fitzpatrick, Sr., 90, of Linton, IN passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Greene Co., IN, on March 24, 1921 to Harry and Mae (Berry) Fitzpatrick. 'Dutch' married Doris (Harrell) on May 15, 1942 and they had two children...
Eric 'Ric' Ryser
Eric 'Ric' Ryser, age 84 of Linton, died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 08, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Mt. Clemens, MI on Dec. 12, 1927, the son of Eric R. & Margaret (Roberts) Ryser. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL, and then John Brown University for his seminary. He served as a Baptist minister for forty-six years, throughout Indiana. He managed a Christian radio station for many years...
Paul Leslie Cavanaugh
BICKNELL -- Paul Leslie Cavanaugh, 73, of Bicknell passed away at 7:05 p.m. on June 6, 2011 at his residence. He was born Dec. 24, 1937 in Lafayette, Ind. He married Dixie "Lynch" Cavanaugh on March 10, 1958 and she survives. His parents were Joseph P. Cavanaugh and Mary Lucille "Goodman" Cavanaugh...
Richard Henry Hoffman
Richard Henry Hoffman, 90, of Monroeville, Ind., passed away at 2:22 a.m. on Monday, June 6, 2011 in the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home located in Fort Wayne. Richard was born on Friday, April 1, 1921 in Allen County, Ind., the son of the late William Henry Hoffman and the late Wilhelmina Griebel (Lepper) Hoffman...
James A. 'Jimmy' O'Bryan
James A. 'Jimmy O' O'Bryan, 76, of Linton, IN passed away on Monday, June 6, 2011, at Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Taylorville, IL, on August 27, 1934, to James B. and Ruthie (Pope) O'Bryan. Jimmy O. served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He is survived by two brothers and one sister. His family is following his wishes with cremation. There will be no formal calling or funeral services...
Larry L. Leffler
Larry L. Leffler, 69, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:35 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011 at Westridge Healthcare in Terre Haute. Born January 8, 1942 in Marion County, he was the son of Wilbur M. and Ina D. (Stinson) Leffler. He retired from the Greene County Ambulance Service as an Emergency Medical Technician...
Philip Wayne Webb
Philip Wayne Webb, 71, of Linton, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011 at his residence in Linton. He was born in Birmingham, AL, on Feb. 27, 1940, to Quinton and Leona (Odom) Webb. Philip married Janette Sue (Decourcy) on August 28, 1975 and they had four children...
Wilson D. Brewer
Wilson D. Brewer, 68, of rural Linton, passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Linton on Feb. 17, 1943, to Foster Roosevelt and Viles Mary (Sexton) Brewer. Wilson married Betty Sue O'Haver on Nov. 10, 1961...
Iva Ethel Cullen
Iva Ethel Cullen, 81, of Linton, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 4, 2011. Born in Sullivan on February 10, 1930, she was the daughter of James "Lafe" and Dica Ellen (Auten) Thomas. On March 4, 1951, she married Ruffie P. Cullen, who preceded her in death...
Herbert B. Burch
Herbert B. Burch, 90, of Linton, passed away Friday, June 3, 2011 at his residence. He was born on Dec. 14, 1920, in Linton, to General Marion and Elizabeth (Lucas) Burch. Herbert married Margie 'Jean' Webber on March 1, 1941 and they were married for 70 years...
Bonnie Lou Apple
Bonnie Lou Apple, 64, Orleans died Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at her home. Bonnie was born Jan. 20, 1947 in Linton, to Darrell and Margaret McHugh Harper. She operated a day care in Greene County, where she lived for many years. She married Benny Apple on Oct. 7, 2002, and he survives...
Billy Joe Ratliff
Billy Joe Ratliff, 70, of Bloomfield, passed away Wednesday June 1, 2011 at his residence. Born Nov. 18, 1940 in Jenkins, Kentucky the son of Hendrix and Julia Ann (Wells) Ratliff. Billy was an equipment operator for B.G. Hoadley Stone Queries, retiring in 2008, he attended the Tunnel Hill Pentecostal Church...
Donald G. Mitchell
Donald G. Mitchell, 78, of Linton, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at his residence in Linton. He was born in Linton, on Oct. 26, 1932 and was the son of Ray and Beatrice R. (Risher) Mitchell. On May 16, 1953 Donald married Marian Y. (Lovelace) and they had two children...
Juanita (Hope) Fish
Juanita (Hope) Fish, 90, of Jasonville, died May 31, 2011 at her daughters residence. She was born Feb. 27, 1921 in Jasonville, the daughter of William and Sally (Conway) Hope. Juanita was retired from the Shakamak IGA. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, William D. Fish, brother Gene Hope, sister June Campbell, infant sister Norma Rose Hope, one grandchild, one great-grandchild and two great-grandchildren...
Julia M. Bennett
Julia M. Bennett, 42, of Linton, passed away Monday, May 30, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on March 9, 1969, in Terre Haute, to James J. and Carolyn Sue (Cullison) Bogard. Julia married Tracy Bennett on December 5, 1987 and they were married for 23 years...