Obituaries from August 2011
Carl E. Weaver
The most avid fisherman and mushroom hunter known to man, our gracious Lord took our beloved Carl home on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011 at his residence in Wilfred. Carl E. Weaver, age 61, will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was born Dec. 9, 1949, in South Bend, the son of Robert and Joan (Phillips) Weaver...
David Franklin Guthrie
David Franklin Guthrie, 47, of Indianapolis, passed away Aug. 29, 2011 after a courageous six-month battle with leukemia. He was born in Bedford on July 10, 1964 to Franklin and Barbara (Jenkins) Guthrie. David worked for Johnson Controls in building maintenance...
Carol L. Myers
Carol L. Myers, 57, of Bloomfield, passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born on June 25, 1954, in Madisonville, Ky., to Alvin Word and Nancy N. (Padgett) Miller. Carol was raised and loved by Edward Eldon Miller...
Dereck W. Earle
Dereck Weston Earle, 16, of Dugger, passed away at his residence Monday August 29, 2011. He was born in Sullivan, Indiana July 11, 1995, the son, of Eddie Eugene Earle and Kathy Jo Cullison Earle. Dereck was a student at Union High School in Dugger. He was an avid outdoors man, enjoying fishing, hunting and four wheeling...
Phyllis M. McKim
Phyllis M. McKim, 89, of Linton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton.
She was born on Jan. 4, 1922 in Linton, to Harry and Ruby (Shouse) Smith.
Frank "Hibbitt" Postin
Frank "Hibbitt" Postin, 70 of Linton, passed away at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011 at his residence.
He was born Feb. 11, 1941 in Winslow, IN to Lester Postin and Maxine (Roberts) Postin.
Daniel R. Reddy
Daniel R. Reddy, 57, of Linton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at his residence. He was born on Nov. 19, 1953 in Waco, Tx. to Thomas E. and Dorothy (Rees) Reddy. Daniel was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was employed as a social worker. Survivors include his son, David Reddy of Indianapolis; his daughter, Shonda (Reddy) Houchins of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Jazmine, Rhiya and Shyan. ...
Ralph Daniel Raper
Ralph Daniel Raper, 76, of Bloomfield, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Feb. 23, 1935 in Park, Ind., he was the son of William Bret and Olive Fern (Crane) Raper. Ralph was a school teacher and coach, teaching at Paoli, Switz City Central, L&M, Eastern Greene, and Bloomfield. ...
C. Richard Sollars
C. Richard Sollars, 64, of Florida and formerly of Evansville and Linton, passed away at 10:40 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 at William Childs Hospice Home in Palm Bay, Fla. Richard was born Oct. 3, 1946 in Danville, Ill. He was a 1966 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School and earned his Bachelor's of Science degree from Indiana State University. ...
Harlan H. Foreman
Harlan H. Foreman
Harlan H. Foreman, 68, of Bloomfield, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at his residence.
Born Jan. 19, 1943 in Harvey, Ill., he was the son of Donald Foreman and Lavina (Van Buren) Gabbard.
He worked for Container Corp. of America and was retired. He was a member of the Odon VFW and the NRA. He was a Navy veteran.
Surviving relatives include his children: Shawn (Glenn) Haines of Cape Coral, Fla., Michelle (Ken) DeCosta of Boston and Robert Foreman of North Las Vegas, Nev. He has seven grandchildren -- Jessica (Malacai) Holder, Brandon Petkus, Emma and Sofia DeCosta, Briana Johnson, Angalina Foreman and Alyia Foreman; two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family will have a memorial service Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Odon VFW at 2:30 P.M. and burial of the ashes will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Scotland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes all donations be made to the Odon VFW.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com .
Rosemary Skirvin, 86, of Unionville went to be with her Lord on Monday August 22. She was born April 2, 1925 in Martinsville to Leonard and Dorothy (Scott) Lincicome. Rosemary graduated from Unionville High School in 1943 and from Clear Creek Bible College in 1964. ...
William G. Kinnison, II
William G. Kinnison, II, 70, of Worthington, passed away Friday, August 19, 2011, at his residence. He was born on December 19, 1940 in San Antonio, Texas to William G. and Rita (Burch) Kinnison. On July 12, 1985, he married Mary N. England. William served in the U.S. Army and was employed with the US Postal Service in Bloomfield. He was a member of the American Legion Post #106, Worthington...
Stacey Jo Lawson
Stacey Jo Lawson, 28, of Solsberry, passed away August 20, 2011. Stacey was a free spirit and a member of the House of Prayer. Surviving relatives include: her mother and her fiance', Lori Lawson and Thomas Meadows of Bloomington; Stacey's fiance' Pat Lewis of Solsberry; two daughters, Lilly Lawson of Bloomington and Emily Lawson of Solsberry; her sister and her husband, Shaina and Joe Vincent and their children Jude and Calvin of Bloomington; maternal grandmother, Joyce Pate of Solsberry; uncles, Buddy Pate of Bloomington and Jerry and Steve Pate both of Solsberry; aunts, Kathy Mitchell of Solsberry, Jo Godwin of Texas and Becky Andis of Bloomington; and many, many cousins and friends.. ...
Robert E."Bob" Leavitt
Robert E. ˝Bob˝ Leavitt, Sr., 84, of Terre Haute, passed away at 2:28 a.m. Monday, August 22, 2011 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born August 22, 1927 in Worthington to Edward P. and Dorothy (Squires) Leavitt. He was a retired Millwright, Local 1003, and had driven cars for Avis-Budget Rental and several car dealers. ...
Deloris Ellen (Harris) Thomasson
Deloris Ellen (Harris) Thomasson, 78, of Owensburg, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, August 20, 2011 at her residence. Born March 3, 1933 in Martin County, she was the daughter of John Edward and Ora Ellen (Reed) Harris. She was a homemaker and a member of the Owensburg Baptist Church...
Frances Ann Hasler
Frances Ann Hasler, 81, of Lyons, passed away Saturday Aug. 20, 2011 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born April 9, 1930 in Bloomington, Indiana the daughter of James R. and Mary Marie (Felton) Hasler. Frances worked at the ASC office in Bloomfield for 39 years, where she was retired. She was a member of the Business & Professional Women's Club in Bloomfield, Social & Benevolent Club in Lyons and she attended the Lyons United Methodist Church...
Paul Curtis Moody
Men have flown over oceans deep and probed the outer spaces, their earthly fame time will soon dull and erase. Christ gave his promises when He went away, "I'm going higher, far higher some day." Paul Curtis Moody, age 89, met his Lord at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2011. Paul's family was by his side...
Ruby Irene (Canada) Fish
Ruby Irene (Canada) Fish, age 80, of Linton, passed away at 1:20 A.M. Fri., Aug. 19, 2011, at her residence in Linton. She was born Feb. 13, 1931, in Linton, the daughter of Harmon Burton & Maymie Mae (Neff) Canada She was owner and operator of Minner's Bait and Tackle Shop for fifty-two years, also worked at RCA for five years where she was on the line as a tester for the first color television, and worked at Crane NWSC for five years...
Samuel E. Lucas
Samuel E. Lucas, 82, of Linton, passed away at 2:25 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born July 30, 1929, in Elliston, the son of Clarence "Dink" and Lena (Tanner) Lucas. Sam worked as a postal carrier for the United States Postal Service, retiring after 30 years of service. ...
Ruby Irene Fish
Ruby Irene Fish, 80, of Linton, passed away at 1:20 a..m. Friiday, Aug. 19, 2011.
Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Linton Chapel.
Nereus Earl "Nit" White
Nereus Earl "Nit" White, 75, of Terre Haute, passed away at 10:20 p.m. on Aug. 16, 2011. He was born on November 4, 1935 to Vern and Fern (Hasket) White. He married Pamela (Gadberry) White on Aug. 31, 1968. He was the owner of New Interstate Concrete. He was a member of the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge, the Bloomfield First Christian Church, and was very active with youth organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club, Babe Ruth, and local little leagues...
Beth Elaine Whittenberger
The family of Beth Elaine Whittenberger mourns her passing. Born July 29, 1958 at Newark, Indiana to Delmar Holeman and Maria Jeanne Holeman. Entered into rest Aug. 16, 2011 at IU Health-Bloomington Hospital. Her memory will be cherished by husband, Glen H. Wittenberger; children, Tracy Thomas and James Rice; sister, Helen Beauchamp; grandchildren, Zebadiah and Taylor Thomas...
Kenneth W. "Kenny" Hamilton, Sr.
Kenneth W. "Kenny" Hamilton, Sr., 94, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. He was born on February 27, 1917 in Bloomfield to Oren and Katie (Warren) Hamilton. Kenny married Violet Lucille (Spice) on May 23, 1936...
Isom Lowell Smith
Isom Lowell Smith, 94, of Linton, passed away at noon Monday Aug. 15, 2011at his residence. He was born in Prescott, Ark., Aug. 23, 1916, the son of Isom L. Smith Sr. and Stella Beuchum Smith. Isom was a self employed mechanic. He was preceded in death by his parents, also his wife, Elva Goodman Smith in 1989...
Kenneth W. Hamilton
Kenneth W. Hamilton, Sr., 94, of Linton, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com...
Max E. Potter
Max E. Potter, 78, of Sandborn, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at his residence. He was born on July 21, 1933 in Knox County to Ernest and Flossie (Engle) Potter. On April 5, 1965, he married Shirley Hixson. Max served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a truck driver for Vest Trucking, Koenig Trucking, A.M. Risher and Summers Farms. Max was a member of the American Legion Post #22, VFW Post #9297 in Crane and the French Club in Bicknell...
Alta M. Bedwell
Alta M. Bedwell, 83, of Jasonville, passed away at 3:53 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville. She was born July 26, 1928 in Newton, IL to Elmer Earl Nixon and Cleta Fern (Brooks) Nixon. Alta married Harry Leon "Red" Bedwell on Oct. 27, 1947 and he passed away on Sept. 22, 2007...
Albert "Satch" Berry
Albert "Satch" Berry, 77, of Washington died at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Feb. 3, 1934, the son of Albert Thomas Berry and Myrtle Ethel Franklin Berry. He married the former Judith B. Rider on April 29, 1959 and she survives...
Rick R. Duytschaver
Rick R. Duytschaver, 50, of Linton, Indiana, passed away Monday, August 15, 2011, at Booher Farms, south of Linton, of natural causes. Rick was born on Feb. 9, 1961, in Sullivan to Ronald Ray and Betty L. (Sowka) Wolfe. Rick served in the U.S. Navy. He was a farm hand for Booher Farms for more than 20 years...
Virgil Rogers, Jr., 88, of Worthington, passed away 12:30 p.m., Sunday, August 14, 2011, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Virgil was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Worthington, to Virgil and Lena (Short) Rogers, Sr. He was a retired millwright working out of the Indianapolis union. ...
Rick Duytschaver obituary
Rick Duytschaver, 50, of Linton passed away on Monday.
Funeral arrangements are currently pending at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel.
Jackie W. "Jack" Gambill
Jackie W. "Jack" Gambill, 81, of Jasonville, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born March 19, 1930 in Greene County, to Orval W. Gambill and Blanche P. (Johnson) Gambill. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Pat (Duncan) Gambill of Jasonville, whom he married on April 22, 1950; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Reva Gambill of Dugger, Tim Gambill of Jasonville, John and Leeann Gambill of Jasonville; grandchildren, Sara Turner, Josh and Kelly Gambill, Jacob Levy Gambill-Kline, Alexandria and Josh Harris; great-grandchildren, Jace Gambill and Peyton Gambill; son-in-law, Joe Turner of Linton.. ...
Kandy A. Turpin
Kandy A. Turpin, 52, of Linton, passed away at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 at the Linton Nursing & Rehab. She was born Sept. 8, 1958 in Linton, and was the daughter of Ivan Robert and Jo Etta M. (Souders) Turpin. She had formerly worked at General Electric and Pizza Villa, both in Linton, and was owner and operator of the Diamond Needle in the 1980s. She was a 1976 graduate of L&M High School and attended Ivy Tech for Business...
Gerald Thomas Noble
Gerald Thomas Noble, 56
June 27, 1956-July 22, 2011 With great regret and sadness we announce the loss of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and cousin. Gerald "Jerry" Thomas Noble, 56, passed away July 22, 2011 in Elkhart, TX. He resided with his wife, Helen Lurene (Phillips) Noble, of 17 years, in Tennessee Colony, TX...
Jerry D. Weaver
Jerry D. Weaver, 74, of Louisville passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital. He was born April 27, 1937 in Bloomfield, IN to the late John O. Weaver and Edith M. Harmon Weaver. He was a member of Middletown Christian Church. Jerry was a 1955 graduate of Bloomfield High School. ...
Joe Smith, 63, of Bloomfield, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Lebanon on Feb. 14, 1948, the son of Charles and Ruby (Wise) Smith. Joe was a retired diesel mechanic and an Army veteran, who served in the Vietnam War. He loved working in his garden, tending to his horses, playing with his grandchildren, and spending time at home with his wife and family. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him...
Ruth M (Scott) Haseman
ANDERSON -- Ruth M (Scott) Haseman, 71, Anderson, died August 8, 2011 at Bethany Pointe Health Campus after an extended illness. She was born May 7, 1940 in Clay City, Ind. On July 27, 1963, she married Bernard Haseman and had lived in this area since that time...
Bernard Berl ˝B.B.˝ Morrison
Bernard Berl ˝B.B.˝ Morrison, 91, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away on Sun., Aug. 7, 2011, in Georgia, of heart failure. He was born Nov. 15, 1919, in Linton, the son of Berl McKinley and Jenny Lynn Morrison. In Dec. 1941, he quit work at Bethlehem Steel in Baltimore, MD, to enlist in the Army Air Corps. ...
Virginia Lynch, 89, of Linton, Indiana, passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at her residence. She was born on Feb. 16, 1922, in Newberry, to Earl V. and Vernia S. (Good) Rowe. On Nov. 14, 1941, she married Claud W. Lynch. Virginia was a homemaker and mother. She was a member of the Sandborn First Christian Church, Columbian Chapter No. 140 Order of Eastern Star and Past Matron of Sandborn Chapter No. 497 OES...
Wayne C. Opel
Wayne C. Opel, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:42 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011 at Meadowood Health Pavilion in Bloomington. Born Dec. 13, 1928 in Hayesville, Ind., he was the son of Lee and Florence (Street) Opel. Wayne was in the communications department at NWSC Crane. He served his country in World War II with the United States Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion Post 196 Bloomfield...
Carl Davis, 90, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Aug.7, 2011 at his residence. Born Oct. 9, 1920 in Greene County, the son of Wilbert and Grace (Vandeventer) Davis. Carl was a carpenter for the Local # 1664 in Bloomington and was was retired. He was a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Mary Virginia Lynch
Mary Virginia Lynch, 89, of Linton, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011, at her residence in Linton. Funeral arrangements are currently pending and will be posted when they become available on Tuesday.
William J. Parkes
William J. Parkes, 95, of Bloomfield, passed away August 6, 2011 at Lyons Health and Living Community. He was born March 5, 1916 in Milford, Ill., the son of Bert and Ruth (Collins) Parkes. He was a member of the Furnace Christian Church and a life time member of Solsberry Lodge No. ...
Laura A. Corbin
Laura A. Corbin, 73, of Bloomfield, passed away at 5:52 p.m. Friday, August 5, 2011 at Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 27, 1938 in Kentucky, she was the daughter of Herman and Blanche (Bennett) Stivers. She was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary...
Kenneth M. Conolty, Sr.
Kenneth M. Conolty, Sr., 76, of Worthington, passed away 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 at his residence. He was born March 17, 1935 in Shoals, to Eldred and Ruth (Henry) Conolty Kenny was retired from Indiana University as a custodial supervisor...
Sally A. Welsh
Sally A. Welsh, 80, of Greenfield formerly of Speedway, passed away Monday, August 1, 2011, at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.
She was born on March 31, 1931, in Linton, to Robert W. and Ethyl (Terhune) Morgan. She was raised by her grandmother, Hattie Morgan.
On June 10, 1995, she married Walter Welsh.
Kathryn J. (Bowers) Byers
Kathryn J. (Bowers) Byers, 90, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 at Glenburn Home. Born March 20, 1921 in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Erma M. and Cenith (Craig) Bowers. She was a homemaker and a beautician. She was a member of the Bloomfield First Baptist Church...
Tina Louise (Bays) Hampton
Tina Louise (Bays) Hampton, 49, of Worthington passed away 5:46 p.m., Monday, Aug. 1, 2011 near Coal City. She was born, July 31, 1962 in Richmond to Garold L. & Wanda E. (Bothast) Hampton. Tina worked at Worthington Country Market for several years. She was of Baptist Faith...
Mark Porter, 50, of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2011 at his residence.
Born Jan. 24, 1961 in Linton, he was the son of Lloyd and Delores (Higgins) Porter Sweeny.
Mark graduated with a degree in heating and cooling, and he worked for the city of Bloomington in maintenance for 12 years. He was a member of the Switz City Christian Church.
Surviving relatives include his children Heather (Jason) Chesnut of Lyons, Justin "Norm" (Jayme) Porter of Bloomfield; one half-daughter Megan Porter of Martinsville; four grandchildren, Bailee Chesnut and Micah Chesnut both of Lyons, and Ayden Porter and Madison Fleetwood both of Bloomfield; two brothers Greg (MJ) Porter of Newberry and Bruce (Carla) Porter of Switz City; his mother Delores Porter Sweeny of Bloomfield; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Lloyd W. Porter and one sister-in-law, Linda Porter.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, and 9 a.m. on Thursday until the hour of service at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4 at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Ralph Roach officiating. Burial will follow at Prairie Chapel Cemetery in Lyons.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com .
Steven D. Nance
Steven D. Nance, 62, of Linton, passed away at 7:11 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born March 31, 1949 in Indianapolis, and was the son of James and Norma (Bohannon) Nance. He had 29 years of combined federal service. ...
James Gilbert Frye
James Gilbert Frye, 84, of Indianapolis, passed away on July 30, 2011. He was born on Sept. 8, 1926 in Bloomfield to the late James A. and Tona Terrell Frye. James lived in Bloomfield most of his young life. He attended high school until he was drafted in the Army 1944. He served in the Phillipines and Japan during WWII...