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Obituaries from July 2011

Charles B. Rogers (07/31/11)
Charles B. Rogers, 78, of Linton, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 30, 2011, at the Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born in Jasonville, on Aug. 1, 1932, to Miles L. and Edith (Clayton) Rogers. On February 6, 1984, Charles married Ruby Jean Hayes.
Dennis L. Mitchell (07/31/11)
Dennis L. Mitchell, 48, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday July 28, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born April 25, 1963 in Fort Knox, Ky. the son of Ronald and Kate (Hayden) Mitchell. Dennis was an Engineering Technician for NWSC Crane for 25 years, he was retired. He was a member of the Elnora Masonic Lodge # 616 in Elnora, Indiana...
Lena Mottern (07/29/11)
Lena Mottern, 84, of Elnora, died July 28, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Born March 6, 1927 in Petersburg, she was daughter of William Bement and Mary Shafer. She worked as a machine operator at General Electric. A member of the Elnora Christian Church, she played gospel country music...
Jarad Adam Rifner (07/28/11)
Jarad Adam Rifner, 17, of Newberry, passed away at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, 12 days after an ATV accident. Born Dec. 2, 1993 in Bloomington, he was the son of Paul Edward and Kimberly Sue (Carpenter) Rifner. Jarad was a senior at Bloomfield Junior-Senior High School and attended Harvest Community Church...
Ralph J. Peltier (07/27/11)
Ralph J. Peltier, 92, of Lyons, passed away at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 2, 1919 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Alfonso and Jessie (Mayfield) Peltier. He worked for the Terre Haute Foundry...
David M. Aiken (07/24/11)
David M. Aiken, 93, of Bloomfield, passed away Saturday July 23, 2011 at the Glenburn Home in Linton. Born October 4, 1917 in Benton, Ill. the son of Charles and Murtle (McClay) Aiken. David was an Air Force veteran of WWII and a Professor of Music at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington...
Tony Earl Stewart (07/23/11)
Tony Earl Stewart, 52, of Terre Haute passed away at 2:20 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011 at his residence. The 1977 graduate of Sullivan High School was born November 3, 1958 in Terre Haute to Henry and Lucille Huff Stewart. Before he was a site manager for Fluor Corporation in Afghanistan, he had served 11 years in the military and was a U.S. ...
Marcella Mae Padgett (07/22/11)
Marcella Mae Padgett, 68, of Bloomington passed away on July 21, 2011. She was born April 16, 1943 in Greene County to Aubrey and Martha (Jackson) Padgett. Marcella was a Clinical Social Worker for Stone Belt. She also was a member of the Solsberry United Methodist Church and the National Association of Social Workers. She was well known for her music and song writing and sharing this talent with others...
Jeffrey Earl Cullison (07/22/11)
Jeffrey Earl Cullison, 51, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Jeff was a loving father and member of the U.S. Army for three years and the Reserves for 10 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Cullison, and is survived by his mother, Thelma Cullison; sisters, Penny Leeson and Marcy Weidman; brother, Denny Cullison; children, Jacob, Jordan, and Jessie Cullison, and their mother, Patty Rich; and several nieces and nephews...
Jeffrey Earl Cullison (07/22/11)
Jeffrey Earl Cullison, 51, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Jeff was a loving father and member of the U.S. Army for three years and the Reserves for 10 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Cullison, and is survived by his mother, Thelma Cullison; sisters, Penny Leeson and Marcy Weidman; brother, Denny Cullison; children, Jacob, Jordan, and Jessie Cullison, and their mother, Patty Rich; and several nieces and nephews...
Dorothy Jean (Bland) Jerrell (07/21/11)
Dorothy Jean (Bland) Jerrell, 62, of Linton, passed away on Wed., July 20, 2011, at her home. She was born in Linton on July 11, 1949, to Carl D. and Maudie Alice (Kelsey) Bland. Dorothy worked at the Bloomington General Electric plant for 18 years and at Walmart for 9 years and retired in 2008. She was a member of Allen Chapel in Bloomfield...
Mary Eleanor Ainscough (07/21/11)
Mary Eleanor Ainscough, 84, of Washington and formerly of Bloomfied, died Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Hillside Manor Nursing Home. Born Sept. 13, 1926 in Daviess County, the daughter of Luther Steel and Helen Overbay Steel. She married Gerald Ainscough on July 27, 1973. He died Oct. 12, 1995...
Mary M. Shonk (07/20/11)
Mary M. Shonk, 79, of Linton, died at 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Sullivan County on Nov. 22, 1931, the daughter of Harrison and Eva (Alumbaugh) Crooks. She worked at General Electric and Red & White, both in Linton...
Leona May Mollet Browning (07/20/11)
Leona May Mollet Browning, 92, of La Porte, IN, died at 7:22 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2011, at the I.U. LaPorte Regional Hospital. She was born Nov. 30, 1918 in Clay County, the daughter of John and Myrtle "Mertie" Archer Mollet. On April 17, 1937 in Sullivan County, she married Rev. Arthur L. Browning...
Dennis Michael Jewell (07/20/11)
Dennis Michael Jewell, 65, of Dugger, passed away at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Sullivan County Community Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Sullivan County on April 11, 1946, the son of Benjamin Jewell and Winifred Blue Jewell...
Vera L. (Hamilton) Beaty (07/20/11)
Vera L. (Hamilton) Beaty, 75, passed away Monday at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany, IN. She was a native of Bloomfield, IN and retired as a church secretary at First Baptist Church in New Albany after 19 years. She was a member of DePauw Memorial United Methodist Church in New Albany...
Mary M. Shonk (07/19/11)
Mary M. Shonk, 79, of Linton, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton.
Andrew R. 'Bud' Murdock (07/18/11)
Andrew R. 'Bud' Murdock, 87, of Indianapolis and formerly of Linton, passed away Monday, July 18, 2011, at Northwest Manor in Indianapolis. He was born on Oct. 20, 1923, in Linton to Andrew Hunter and Margaret Rosette (Jarman) Murdock. Bud served in the US Army during WWII, Korea and Vietnam War. ...
Leona May Mottet Browning (07/18/11)
Leona May Mottet Browning, 92, of La Porte, IN, died at 7:22 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2011, at the I.U. LaPorte Regional Hospital. She was born Nov. 30, 1918 in Clay County, the daughter of John and Myrtle "Mertie" Archer Mollet. On April 17, 1937 in Sullivan County, she married Rev. Arthur L. Browning...
James Dale Pritchard (07/15/11)
James Dale Pritchard James Dale Pritchard, 59, of Linton, passed away on Friday, July 15, 2011 in Linton. He was born in Linton on April 30, 1952 to William "Billy" and Mary Margaret (Hall) Pritchard. Jim married Nancy L. Powell on Dec. 18, 1971. Jim served his country during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army as an MP in Korea DMZ. Afterwards he was employed with Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane assigned to the transportation department. He retired in 2001. Jim enjoyed his music, poetry, and the outdoors. His greatest joy came from time spent with his family. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Pritchard; three sons, Dylan (Cassie) Pritchard of Mount Vernon, Jake Pritchard of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Joshua (Karin) Pritchard of Evansville; he was also survived by three grandchildren, Avery, Isaac and Zoey; one brother, William "Pete" (Gilda) Pritchard of San Francisco, Calif.; two sisters, Linda (Tim) Taylor of Linton, Brenda (David) Hughey of Franklin, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents. Friends called at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 17. A private family service will be held later. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the Pritchard family at www.andersonpoindexter.com .
Billie H. Lennings (07/16/11)
The family of Billie H. Lennings mourns his passing. Born Sept. 18, 1937 in Linton to John Robert Lenning and Lois Pauline Woodward. Entered into rest July 12, 2011 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. His memory will be cherished by his wife of 50 years, Susan Perna Lennings, 3 daughters; Peggy (Wayne) Simmons, Suzanne (Wayne) Fulford, Lacey (Jeremy) Stone, and 1 son; Billy Lennings; sister Patricia Kassaw, brother; Ronald Lenning, 8 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren...
Howard (Gator) Wayne Wallace (07/14/11)
Howard (Gator) Wayne Wallace, 82, of Dugger, passed away at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2011 at Miller's Merry Manor in Sullivan. He was born in Sullivan County on Oct. 4, 1928, the son of Scott Wallace and Beatrice Carrico Wallace. Wayne attended Pleasantville High School, was a member of the Cass Twp Volunteer Fire Department, was a 30-year member of the UMWA and Moose Lodge 19 in Linton, and worked as a lineman for IBEW then at Minnehaha...
Karlene R. White (07/13/11)
Karlene R. White, 95, of Jasonville, passed away July 12, 2011 at the Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born Nov. 19, 1915 in Central City, Ky., she was the daughter of Frank Sherrard and Dora (Monarch) Sherrard. She married Ralph White and he preceded her on June 26, 1968...
Billie H. Lennings (07/13/11)
Jasonville 9/18/1937 - 7/12/2011 Billie H. Lennings, 73, Jasonville. passed away 6:40 p.m. at home. Arrangements are pending with Nathan Butler Funeral Home.
Carl Wesley Whaley (07/13/11)
Carl Wesley Whaley, 77, of Bloomfield passed away Tuesday July 12, 2011 at his residence. Born Sept. 5, 1933 in Monroe County, he was the son of William Arthur and Helen (Adams) Whaley. Carl was a truck driver, driving last for Griffith Motors in Bloomington, he was retired. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War...
David Andrew Hoskins (07/13/11)
David Andrew Hoskins, 49, of Orleans, died Monday, July 11, 2011 at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. David was born May 13, 1962 in Crawfordsville. He was the son of Charles and Patricia Hoskins, who preceded him in death. He graduated in 1980 from Brazil High School in Brazil and from Eastern Illinois University in 1986...
Avis B. Holt (07/12/11)
Avis B. Holt, 101, of Struthers, Ohio, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 at Maplecrest Nursing Home in Struthers, Ohio. Mrs. Holt was born Sept. 4, 1909 in Linton, the daughter of Lorenzo and Charlotte (Thompson) Powell. She worked as a electrician at Stewart Warner Aircraft in Chicago, Ill. ...
Mary Ellen McIntosh (07/12/11)
Mary Ellen McIntosh, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, July 11, 2011 at Glenburn Home. Born October 10, 1924, she was the daughter of John and Daisy (Crockett) Cox of Solsberry. She married Weldon McIntosh of Bloomfield and was a homemaker and a member of Tulip Church of God...
Richard Eugene Talley (07/12/11)
Richard Eugene Talley, 90, of Vestal, NY, and formerly of Greene County, passed away on July 6, 2011. He was born on April 27, 1921 to Everett Russell and Irena Bernett (Holliday) Talley. Richard was married to Vivian Jeanne (Goodman) Talley. Richard graduated from Worthington High School in 1939. ...
Mary Lou Williams (07/11/11)
Mary Lou Williams, 78, of Scotland, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Monday, July 11, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born July 18, 1932 in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Carl Soloman and Sarah Elizabeth (Burress) Cunningham. She was a homemaker...
June A. Powell (07/10/11)
June A. Powell, 64, of Bloomfield passed away Saturday July 9, 2011 at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born December 9, 1946 in Linton the daughter of Wendell Eugene Carpenter, Sr. and Mary (Lester) Carpenter. June was an QMA for Martin County Nursing Home...
Kenneth "KC" Carrico (07/08/11)
The family of Kenneth "KC" Carrico mourns his passing. Born December 23, 1927 in rural Greene County to Paul and Dora Jerrells Carrico. Entered into rest July 7, 2011 at his Worthington home surrounded by loving family. His memory will be cherished by wife of 20 years, Debra; son, Paul Carrico and wife, Shelly; daughter, Michelle "Micki" Wood; step-children, Eric and Lisa Skaggs; sisters, Jo Ann Cook, Ruth Hancock, Jean Booker, Paula Kay Dean; In-laws, Jeff (Linda) Coulter, Doug (Vicki) Coulter, Teresa Fiscus (Jerry White); grandchildren, Angie (Nathan) Hostetter, Christopher and Kaitlin Carrico, Logan Skaggs, Kiana, Makayla, and Rachelle Fleshman; great-grandchildren, Hayden and Jackson Hostetter; special buddies, Tyler, Austin, Riley and Madalynn Snyder, all his friends at the VFW.. ...
Norma Dale Wells Nash (07/07/11)
Norma Dale Wells Nash, 92, of Indianapolis and formerly of Farmersburg, passed away at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday July 6, 2011, at Sugar Creek Nursing and Rehab in Greenfield, Ind. She was born in Hymera, Sept. 26, 1918, the daughter of Lewis Wells and Lizzie Plew Wells...
Donald Yoder (07/06/11)
Donald Yoder, 80, of Linton passed away Friday, June 24, 2011. He was born Dec 6, 1930 to Lloyd Yoder and Nellie Cunningham Yoder. Don was a retired grave digger and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was prceded in death by his wife Betty Christy Yoder; 5 brothers, John Yoder, Clinton Yoder, Paul Yoder, Clovis Yoder, and Gene Herndon; 3 sisters, Laura Frieburg, Clara Buckallew, and Paulene Bland; and one daughter, Karen England...
Margaret I. Weatherwax (07/06/11)
Margaret I. Weatherwax, 90, of Midland, Indiana passed away at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011 in Union Hospital Terre Haute, IN. She was born May 18, 1921 in Dugger, Ind. to Willard Roy Sears and Bessie Marie (Pearl) Sears. Survivors include her daughters & sons-in-law, Sandra & Bill Myers of Midland, Ind., Shelia & Jim Yeryar of Midland, Ind.; grandchildren, Cindy & Rick Brown, Cheri & Doug Griffith, Cary & Angie Myers, Denise & Todd Gambill; great-grandchildren, Dustin Mattox, Brooks Mattox, Shea (Griffith) & Jay Boram, Alecia (Gambill) & Joey Edmonson, Drew Gambill, Jade Gambill, Taylor Myers, Trey Farrell; great-great-grandchildren, Jaedyn & Jordyn Boram, Blake Edmonson.. ...
Melba Cartwright (07/06/11)
Melba Cartwright, 67, of Sullivan, passed away at 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Oak Village Nursing Home in Oaktown. She was born in Dugger on Aug. 2, 1943 the daughter of Jefferson House and Jennie Chandler House. She was a former employee of the Wabash Valley Correction Facility, a waitress at the Marathon Inn in Worthington, and a beautician...
Virginia L. (O'Neall) Sherrow (07/06/11)
Virginia L. (O'Neall) Sherrow, 69, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at Lyons Health and Living Center. She was born April 7, 1942 in Greene County to Elmer Pratt and Virginia Ruth (Emery) O'Neall. She worked for Sunbeam in New Mexico...
Marjorie L. Price (07/04/11)
Marjorie L. Price,86, of Linton, died at 1:45 a.m. Monday, July 4, 2011, at Linton Nursing & Rehab in Linton. She was born in Sullivan County on Nov. 4, 1924, the daughter of Winfred and Evaline (Boone) Robertson. She was a homemaker. She is survived by three sons, Mike Price of Linton, Steve Price of Linton, and Jay Price of Switz City; three daughters, Marsha Markle of Bedford, Linda Gabbard of Linton, and Nancy Bledsoe of Huntingburg; two sisters, Kathryn Larson and Mary Bedwell; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.. ...
Yvonna J. (Reed) Flynn (07/05/11)
Yvonna J. (Reed) Flynn, 75, of Odon, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Born Jan. 29, 1936 in Bloomfield, Indiana the daughter of John C. and M. Pauline (Ockerman) Reed. Yvonna worked as an Information Technician for NWSC Crane, retiring in 1994 with 28 years of service. ...
Marie Elizabeth Price (07/05/11)
Marie Elizabeth Price 3/14/1921 to 7/05/2011 Marie was born to Guy Wilson and Nannie (Lewis) Wilson on March 14, 1921 in Martin Co In. She was the third of four children in the family. As a young girl she was very much a tomboy and worked in the fields with her father and brother. Her father's nickname for her was Tom and she later gave that name to her youngest son...
Ray Autrey (07/05/11)
Ray Autrey, of Anderson, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011 after an extended illness. Ray was born on June 6, 1926 in Greene County. He was the son of William and Lillian Autrey. He served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II in the Pacific Theater, including Okinawa. He received two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star for his service to his country. He retired from Crane Navel Weapons Support Center in 1984 after 38 years of service...
Willis Dale Runnels (07/05/11)
Willis Dale Runnels, 85, of Linton, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born on April 9, 1926, in Mt. Vernon, Ill. to Enos D. and Almeda T. (White) Runnels. On September 3, 1954, he married Evelyn L. Goffinet...
William L. "Bill" Fiscus, Jr. (07/05/11)
William L. "Bill" Fiscus, Jr., of Jasonville, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2011 in his residence. He was born April 17, 1955 in Linton to William L. Fiscus, Sr. and Sandra G. (Goad) Fiscus. Survivors include his parents, William L. Fiscus, Sr. and Sandra G. ...
Lavon Hill (07/01/11)
Lavon Hill, 86, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday June 30, 2011 at his residence. Born March 20, 1925 in Koleen, he was the son of Ollie and Nellie (Wright) Hill. Lavon was a farmer and managed Hill's Feed & Grain store in Bloomfield for 30 years. Surviving relatives include his wife of 64 years Mae (Baker) Hill of Bloomfield, three children; David (Glenda) Hill of Bloomfield, Wayne (Pat) Hill of New Palestine and Beverly (Larry) Burris of Owensburg; he has eight grandchildren: Stacey (Ingrid) Hill, Stephanie Hill, Cory (Kimberly) Hill all of Bloomfield, Lisa (Brian) Caito, Mendy (Brian) Werne all of Indianapolis, Michael (Lacey) Burris of Olney, Ill., Justin (Courtney) Burris of Owensburg and Clint Burris of Olney, Ill.; two step-grandchildren: Kelly (John) Cherry of Rushville and Erin (Frank) McDaniels of Milroy; six great grandchildren: Cade and Conner Hill, Andrew and Alex Caito, Jake Werne and Cylvey Burris; four step great grandchildren: Cydney and Cloey Reed, Kyle and Kate McDaniels; one sister Rowena Roudebush of Bloomfield, one brother-in-law Bill (Loretta) Baker of Pooler, Ga., and several nieces and nephews.. ...