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Obituaries from December 2011

Linda L. (Crysel) Mattox (12/31/11)
LINDA L. (CRYSEL) MATTOX , 75 , of Jasonville, IN passed away at 4:12 a.m. Saturday, December 31, 2011 in Union Hospital at Terre Haute, IN She was born October 31, 1936 in Jasonville, IN to Welby Crysel & Frieda Chubb Crysel . Linda married E.David Mattox on May 22, 1954...
Joyce Ann McIntosh (12/30/11)
Joyce Ann McIntosh, 68, of Bloomington, passed away at 4:32 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born May 14, 1943 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Troy and Bertha (Porter) Blaker. She was a secretary for Edgewood Middle School and a member of the Bloomington Baptist Church...
Donetta Kay Mattox (12/30/11)
Donetta Kay Mattox, 71, of Loogootee, died at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at Martin County Health Care and Rehab Center in Loogootee. Born Jan. 7, 1940, in Linton, she was the daughter of Elmo and Betty (Jerells) Tincher. A 1958 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School, she was retired after working 19 years with Farm Bureau Insurance in Loogootee. She was a member of Loogootee United Methodist Church...
Matthew Wiegand (12/29/11)
Matthew Wiegand, 93, of Ft. Wayne, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011. Born in Ft. Wayne, Matt worked at G.E. for 43 1/2 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of First Assembly of God and G.E. Quarter Century Club. He was a devoted husband and his life was his family...
Maxine Ockerman (12/28/11)
Maxine Ockerman, 74, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at her residence. Born Jan. 7, 1937 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Max Wade and Ava Lois (Sparks) Ockerman. She was a sales clerk for the family business, Sparks Dry Goods. She was a member of the Antioch Christian Church...
Ralph E. Speer (12/27/11)
Ralph E. Speer, 65, of Spencer died at 5:05 a.m. on Sunday at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born March 24, 1946 in Mitchell, the son of Grant Speer and Hazel (Kelly) Speer. A graduate of Elnora High School, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1965-69 and retired from NWSC Crane on Jan. 31, 2011. He was a member of the Spencer Nazarene Church...
Theodore J. 'Ted' McBride (12/27/11)
Theodore J. 'Ted' McBride, 61, of Linton and formerly of Prospect Park, PA, passed away Tuesday Dec. 27, 2011 at his residence. He was born September 1, 1950 in Prospect Park, PA the son of Jack and Lynn McBride. Ted was a U.S. Army veteran for 11 years as a Staff Sergeant, worked in Food Management, the James Gang Carnival for 10 years and was a chef at the Sportmans Pub in Linton. He was a member of the American Legion Post #22 in Linton...
Francis Plew (12/27/11)
Francis Plew passed away on Sunday evening, Dec. 25, 2011. Francis was born on June 2, 1924. He was 87 years old. Francis is survived by his wife Alice (Ritter) Plew, and they were married for over 65 years. Francis is also survived by his daughter Joyce Fritschle (Brett) of Claremont, Ill., sons Larry (Lynne), Richard (Kay) both of Florida; grandchildren Jason (Shalomoth), Jeffrey (Veronica), Tara (Jay) all of Florida, Jenna (fiancÚ Brian) of Godfrey, Jacob (Rachel) of Olney; great-grandchildren of James and Rebekah and baby Thomas due in March; and brother George of Linton.. ...
Doris C. Hastings (12/27/11)
Doris C. Hastings, 83, passed away at 6:37 p.m. on Dec. 24, 2011 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Doris was born on Aug. 5, 1928 in Vincennes, the daughter of Clarence and Margaret (Johnson) Thompson. She married Vernon Hastings on Nov. 4, 1956 and he preceded her in death on April 26...
Robert E. White (12/26/11)
Robert E. White Robert E. White, 88, of Linton, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 at Linton Nursing Home. He was born on April 18, 1923, in Washington, Ind., to Charles E. and Laura M. (Raney) White. Bob worked as a bookkeeper for the Southern Music Company in Indianapolis and at the Crane Naval Base in the Ordinance Department for 12 years. He also worked at the Fairview Cemetery as the sexton for 12 years before retiring in 1991. Bob served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He served with the Naval Intelligences of the Pacific Fleet Headquarters in the Pacific Theater and upon returning to the states from over seas, he served in the Pentagon in Washington D.C. until his discharge with a host of accommodations. Bob was a member of the Linton First Baptist Church, the Linton Loyal Order of the Moose, Past Commander of the American Legion Post 22, VFW Post 7118 and a Life Member of DAV. His hobbies included watching all sports programs, especially baseball and also a member of the wrestling team at Bedford High School. Survivors include his brother, H. Richard White of Linton and several nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Charles H., Ralph W. White and one sister, Susie Davis. A graveside service will be Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Fairview Cemetery in Linton at 1 p.m. with the Rev. David Tyra officiating. Full military graveside rites will be presented by the American Legion Post 22. Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .
Asa Burch (12/26/11)
Asa Burch died at age 44, Saturday morning, Dec. 24, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Asa was born July 2, 1967 at Bloomington Hospital. He was the son of Nancy Royal and Edward Burch and later Luther W. Haddock, all of Bloomfield, Ind. Survivors include: mother, Nancy Royal Burch Haddock; father, Edward E. ...
Sheryl Lynn Clark (12/26/11)
Sheryl Lynn Clark, 65, of Dugger, passed away at 6:52 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born in Sullivan County on Dec. 19, 1946, the daughter of Everett Clark and Norma Mize Clark. She was a loving mother and dear friend. She will be remembered as a beautiful, independent, intelligent and strong woman who enjoyed spending time with family and loved ones. She was an Avid gardener, and loved her plants and flowers...
Maynard Lewis (12/23/11)
Maynard Lewis' soul left his earthly body on Tuesday evening, Dec. 20th. He was surrounded by his family. He followed in his wife's belief that our eternal soul has no birth and no death. He believed everyone must awaken his or her inner soul to the True Enlightenment, coming from the tiny spark that our Creator places in every one of us. ...
Vicki Ann Ferrand (12/20/11)
Vicki Ann Ferrand, 65 of Linton, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 20 at Shakamak Good Samaritan. Vicki was born in Terre Haute on June 13, 1946 to Herman Turley and Lurene Zimmerman Turley. Vicki was a graduate of Shakamak High School and a member of the Jasonville United Methodist Church. She was married to Don Ferrand Sr. on Dec. 18, 1987. Vicki enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, loved her animals and liked doing crafts...
Judith F. Sherrow (12/20/11)
Judith F. Sherrow, 70, of Linton, passed away Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born on Aug. 22, 1941, in Linton to Delbert and Mable Ruth (Wakefield) Sherrow. Judith worked for Marriott Hotel for 10 years and with AT&T for 26 years. She attended the Christian Church in Indianapolis...
Rev. Tommy K. Shields (12/20/11)
Rev. Tommy K. Shields, 68, of Worthington and formerly of Bloomington, died on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 at IU Health-Bloomington Hospital. He was born on March 20, 1943 the son of Thomas M. and Helen P. (Owens) Shields. As a minister, Bro. Shields ministered at the First Apostolic Church of Worthington for the past 25 years. ...
Helen Louise (Miller) Zimmerly (12/20/11)
Helen Louise (Miller) Zimmerly, 89, of Bloomington and formerly of Linton, passed away Monday morning, Dec. 19, 2011, at her residence in Bloomington. She was born Oct. 23, 1922 in Linton, the daughter of Harry and Edith (Smith) Miller. She retired from Bloomington Hospital in 1978 after working 25 years there as an LPN. She was a member of the Nine Mile Methodist Church of Linton and the Switz City Eastern Star...
Charles E. "Chuck" Gambill (12/19/11)
Charles E. "Chuck" Gambill, 83, died Thursday evening, Dec. 15, 2011, at Lincoln Centers-East, Connersville. Chuck was a native of Lawrence County, born Sept. 28, 1928 to William and Gladys R McFerran Gambill, both of whom preceded him in death. He was veteran of the U.S. Army. On May 24, 1958, he was married to the former Dolores E Higar. Chuck was employed for 47 years at Visteon and its predecessors, retiring in 1994...
Alice Strauser Dobson (12/19/11)
Alice Strauser Dobson, 94, of Fayetteville, IN, died Sunday morning Dec. 18, 2011 at Garden Villa in Bedford. Born November 30, 1917 in Popcorn in Lawrence County, she was the oldest of the four children of Marcus and Nannie (Kirk) Strauser. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, homemaker, artist, seamstress, cook, singer and gardener. She was a member of the Faith Mission Church in Bedford...
Esther Hines (12/19/11)
Esther Hines,96, of Indianapolis and formerly of Worthington, died at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at Waters of Indianapolis. She was born in Lyons on Sept. 14, 1915, the daughter of Edward P. and Dorothy (Squires) Leavitt. She had worked many years as a beautician in Worthington and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Folsom United Methodist Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, both in Worthington...
Nicholas Andrew Ellis (12/18/11)
Nicholas Andrew Ellis, 25, of Brazil, passed away Dec. 16, 2011 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born December 29, 1985, in Clay County the son of Robert Max and Lois Viola (Anderson) Ellis. Nic graduated from Northview High School with the class of 2004. He worked at the Putnamville Correctional Facility and was currently employed as a correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute. Nic was a member of the Fontanet Volunteer Fire Department...
Terry C. "Chico" Gentry (12/17/11)
Terry C. "Chico" Gentry, 63, of Linton, passed away Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at his residence in Linton. He was the first baby born in Knox County on Jan. 1, 1948, to Cecil L. and Lorene F. (Stremming) Gentry. Terry married Veronica Roach on June 18, 1994...
Vernilia Louise Sinders Vest (12/17/11)
Vernilia Louise Sinders Vest, 90 , of Jasonville and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away at 3:18 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17,2011 at her niece's residence in Sullivan. She was born Feb. 8, 1921 in Clay County to William H. Sinders and Rachael (Willigman) Sinders...
Terry C. Gentry (12/16/11)
Terry C. Gentry, 63, of Linton passed away Friday, December 16, 2011 at his residence. Terry owned and operated The Shirt Rack for several years in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home and will be finalized and posted as they become available...
Wilma "Wink"Dowdy (12/16/11)
Wilma L. "Wink" Dowdy, 69, of Bloomfield, IN passed away at 4:50AM Friday December 16, 2011 at Bloomington Hospital. She was born in Pleasantville, Indiana January 9, 1942, the daughter of Willard L. Andis and Georgia Buck Andis. She was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ, the Secretary of the Pleasantville Alumni, and was employed at Homestead Reality in Bloomfield...
Billie Eugene Worman (12/14/11)
Billie Eugene Worman, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:01 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born Aug. 26, 1926 in Spencer, he was raised by Tom and Freda Porter. He was a machine operator for Anaconda Wire and Cable in Anderson. He also worked at NSWC Crane and was a self employed farmer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, American Legion Post 196 Bloomfield, Sons of the American Legion, and the Worthington VFW...
Harry Lee "Joe" Stewart (12/13/11)
Harry Lee "Joe" Stewart, 67, of Linton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at his residence in Linton. He was born on March 16, 1944, in Linton, Ind., to Harry C. and Virginia Beatrice (Hubble) Stewart. Joe married Sylvia R. Sisk on July 20, 1966...
Dr. Larry M. Kuhlenschmidt (12/14/11)
Dr. Larry M. Kuhlenschmidt, 66, of Lyons passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Nov. 21, 1945 in Evansville, he was the son of Marvin and Frances (Gatchel) Kuhlenschmidt. Larry was a dentist at the Lyons Medical Clinic for 30 years, he was a member of the Bloomfield Odd Fellows, Newberry Masonic Lodge, former member of the Indiana Dential Association and Greene County Health Board...
Emily Jo Padgett (12/13/11)
Emily Jo Padgett, 67, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 2:10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 in her residence. She was born April 6, 1944 in Linton, to Thomas Archie Hoard and Florence (Long) Hoard. Emily married Donald Lee Padgett in 1963 and he passed away in 1985...
Doyle Dean Miller (12/13/11)
Doyle Dean "Dink" Miller, 74, formerly of Midland, Ind. passed away at 7:20 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 in his residence in Indianapolis. He was born March 19, 1937 in Greenfield, Ind. to George Perry Miller and Margaret Arzella (Farrell) Miller. Doyle married Katheryn "Deanne" (Cox) Miller Aug. 9, 1988 and she passed away on April 18, 2005...
Georgia Virginia Heshelman (12/13/11)
Georgia Virginia Heshelman Georgia Virginia Heshelman, 93, of Elnora, Ind., passed away at 8:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at Bell Trace Health Center. Born July 20, 1917 in Martin County, Ind. to William Edward and Edna (Williams) Swayze, Heshelman was a homemaker and the widow of Palmer Heshelman...
Opal Bell Turpin (12/12/11)
Opal Bell Turpin, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:40 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 12 at Meadowood Health Pavilion in Bloomington. Born Sept. 12, 1922 in Mudcamp, Ky., she was the daughter of Virgil and Clara (Vibbert) Farlee. She retired from RCA as a group leader after 41 years of service and was a member of Cincinnati Christian Church...
Arnold R. "Bill" Lehman (12/12/11)
Arnold R. "Bill" Lehman, 84, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Aug. 22, 1927 in Greene County, the son of Alvin R. and Letha (Bateman) Lehman. Bill was retired from Social Security Administration as an Operation Analyst. He was a Navy veteran of WWII and a member of the Bloomfield First Baptist Church, Linton Elks Lodge and the Bloomfield American Legion Post No. 196...
Samantha Atkinson (12/09/11)
Samantha Atkinson, age 22, of Linton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at her residence in Linton. She was born in Virginia Beach, Va. on Sept. 1, 1989, the daughter of Todd & Tamara (Lee) Atkinson. Samantha had previously worked at Glenburn Home in Linton and currently worked at Jo Etta's Pizza Villa in Linton. She attended the Linton Assembly of God...
Margaret L. Doane (12/09/11)
Margaret L. Doane, 77, died on Thursday, Dec. 8 in Linton. She was born in Sullivan on July 5, 1934, the daughter of Ted and Louise (Ridge) Miller. She worked at Keller Chair Factory and Sunbeam in Linton, and the Worthington Cord Factory. She was a member of the Linton Moose Lodge...
Rosemary (Borders) Welsh (12/09/11)
Rosemary Welsh, 87, Princeton, Ind., died at 3:10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. She was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Dugger, the daughter of Glean and Alta (Comstock) Borders. Rosemary graduated in 1942 from Union High School in Dugger. Rosemary worked at Crane Navy Depot during WW II and she worked at the 1948 GOP National Convention in Chicago, Ill. ...
Donald B. Johnson (12/09/11)
Donald B. Johnson, 59, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at his step-daughter's home in Fort Myers, FL., with his family by his side. Formerly of Bloomfield, he relocated to Branson, MO in 1991, and then returned to Fort Myers, FL in 2010. He was the son of George A. Johnson and Lucille Hendricks...
Margaret Doane (12/09/11)
Margaret Doane, age 77, passed away on Thurs., Dec. 8, in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available.
Mary A. Summerville (12/08/11)
Mary A. Summerville, 73 of Lyons, died at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born in Orrick, Mo., on July 14, 1938, the daughter of William O. and Eulalee (Downs) Welcher. Mary lived and traveled to many places during her husband Jack's career in the U.S. Air Force. She was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Linton...
Richard C. "Ick" Page (12/07/11)
Richard C. "Ick" Page, 90, of Linton, passed away at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born in Linton on Nov. 20, 1921, the son of Elvin & Hersel (Sizemore) Page. He started working at a young age for Wolford's Flower Garden. He spent three and one-half years in the United States Army during World War II as a quartermaster. He retired from Peabody Coal Company Jasonville Shops after thirty-eight years of service...
Arnold C. "Arnie" Robinson (12/06/11)
Arnold C. "Arnie" Robinson, age 65 of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:21 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. He was born in Linton on Oct. 4, 1946, the son of Delbert and Betty L. (Felton) Robinson. Arnie was a 1964 graduate of Bloomfield High School. ...
Judith A. DuBois (12/06/11)
Judith A. DuBois, 67, of Solsberry, passed away Monday at Monroe Hospital. She was born on Dec. 2, 1944 in Bloomington, the daughter of William Edward and Ruth (Headley) Voliva. Judith retired from Stonebelt after 20 years of service as a caseworker...
Arnold "Arnie C. Robinson (12/05/11)
Arnold "Arnie C. Robinson Arnold "Arnie" C. Robinson, age 65 of Bloomfield, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington. Funeral services will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, with the Rev. Mike Roth officiating. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Bloomfield...
Tami Joann Smith (12/05/11)
Tami Joann Smith, 37, of Crown Point, passed away at 1:40 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born Nov. 5, 1974 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Jerry K. Smith and Linda A. (Bailey) Bland. She was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include: her children, Draydon J. Jerrell, Shanae L. Jerrell, Ashley J. Whitfield and Addison M. Kracowski; her mother, Linda A. Bland of Springville; father, Jerry K. Smith of Bloomfield; and one brother, Garry Joe Jackson of Owensburg...
Bobby C. Robison (12/05/11)
Bobby C. Robison, 81 of Linton, passed away at 6:05 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Linton on Feb. 11, 1930, the son of Creel and Esther J. (Suttle) Robison. Bob was a 1949 graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. ...
Marjorie A. Loffland Fischer (12/05/11)
Marjorie A. Loffland Fischer, 73, Greenfield, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 surrounded by her family. Marjorie was born December 18, 1937 in Bloomfield, to the late Russell L. and Maxine Flory Loffland. She graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1955. She worked for the Indiana Employment Security Division and was a member of Trinity Southern Baptist Church. Marjorie truly enjoyed her family and traveling with her husband, Otto Fischer, who survives...
Linda L. Miller (12/04/11)
Linda L. Miller, 73, of Jasonville, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at 12:40 a.m. I.U. Methodist Hospital Indianapolis, IN after a courageous battle with her illness. She was surrounded by her family during her last moments. Linda was born to Ernest and Mary (St. John) Burger of Jasonville on August 5, 1938. She married Jerry F. Miller on May 28, 1954...
William D. "Bill" Michael (12/03/11)
William D. "Bill" Michael, 89, of Jasonville,passed away at 1:45 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville. He was born Dec. 2, 1922 in Jasonville, to William D. Michael and Sarah M. (Letsinger) Michael. Survivors include his wife, Carol (Blagrave) Michael of Jasonville, whom he married on June 27, 1992; son & daughter-in-law, Lloyd & Peggy Michael of Economy, IN; daughter & son-in-law, Pamela & Ronald Jerrells of Jasonville; grandchildren, Greg Haynes, McKenna Lynnzey, Trisha & Danny North, Eric & Jaclyn Terrell; great-grandchildren, Griffin Terrell, Olivia Terrell, Rykr Walker, Kyle North; step-children, Sherry & Anthony Grasso, Linda Blagrave, Kathy Blagrave, Linda & Frank Pouliot; step-grandchildren, Michelle Bestedo, Michael Grasso, Anthony Grasso, Jr.; step great-grandchildren, Krysten & Madison Bestedo.. ...
Robert Earl VanMeter (12/01/11)
Robert Earl VanMeter, 92, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 at his home in Tallahassee, Fla. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, at Roselawn Cemetery in Tallahassee. Family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday at Beggs Funeral Home, 3322 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, Fla., 32311...
Hilda (Chipman) Byers (12/01/11)
Hilda (Chipman) Byers, 92, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born July 9, 1919 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Wesley and Nell (Ockerman) Chipman. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church and the Mineral Ladies aid...