Obituaries from January 2012
Ruth E. Curry
Ruth E. Curry, 90, of Spencer, passed away Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Monroe County on July 16, 1921 to Edwin G. and Annetta (Whisenand) Stephenson. She attended Purdue University for two years, majoring in engineering and was recruited by Curtis-Wright in Ohio during WWII, to read blueprints looking for stress fractures in airplanes...
Terry L. DeCamp
Terry L. DeCamp, 59, of Lyons, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2012 at his residence. Born Jan. 10, 1953 in Missouri, he was the son of Mayo and Beth Maxine (Iler) DeCamp. He was a lineman for Smithville Telephone Company. He was a member of the Lyons American Legion Post #470, the NRA and served his country in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper...
Pamela J. Whitlow
Pamela J. Whitlow, 61, of Bedford passed away Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Pam was born Jan. 4, 1951 in Linton, the daughter of Paul O. Bland and Joy Marie (Riggins) Blaker. She most recently worked at The Residence at McCormick's Creek as a QMA. She cherished times spent with her family and enjoyed being with her grandchildren...
Catherine Leona (Mason) Fish
Catherine Leona (Mason) Fish, 89, of Lyons passed away Sunday, Jan. 29 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born March 21, 1922 in Sullivan County, she was the daughter of Lucian and Martha (Watson) Mason. She was a webber for Keller Aluminum in Linton, she was retired. She was a member of the Lyons Community Church...
Allen S. Buzard
Allen S. Buzard, 93, Vincennes, passed away on Jan. 27, 2012 at St. Vincent's Heart Hospital after a brief illness. Born Jan. 11, 1919, in Shelburn, Ind., he was the son of the late Geoffrey S. and Lula (Lutz) Buzard. Allen earned an engineering degree and had worked at Corcoran Metal Products in Washington, Ind., where he was in charge of production and U.S. ...
Steve D. "Moose" Jackson
Steve D. "Moose" Jackson, 48, of Linton, passed away on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital, Newburgh, Ind.
He was born Feb. 19, 1963 in Linton to Larry E. and Janice (Douthitt) Jackson. Steve married Kimberly D. Lynch on June 25, 1982.
Moose was a truck driver for Home Run Trucking. He formerly worked at Rice's Building Supply for 13 years as yard foreman. He had also worked for Abrams and Hawkins in Sullivan. His hobbies included attending car shows to show his hearse, helping kids at Cruzers' Roller Rink, and gardening.
Survivors include his wife, Kim; son, Mick Jackson of Linton; his father, Larry Jackson of Linton; mother-in-law, Hallie (Lester) Trimble of Ala.; and special family friends, Michelle (Brock) Ellis, Michael Allen Fisher, Lacey Ann Fisher, Brady Ellis and Bob (Kim) Conley.
Steve was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Jackson (Sept. 22, 1987) and sister, Susan Olson (Jan. 3, 2012).
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in memory of Steve "Moose" Jackson.
Friends called at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, and today from 9 a.m. until the hour of service. Funeral service will be today, Jan. 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. David Atkins officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Dugger.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .
Hazel F. Noble
Hazel F. Noble, 98, of Bloomfield passed away Friday Jan. 27, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born April 29, 1913 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Otto and Mary Jane (Dennis) Holmes. Hazel worked for Pielemeier's Drug Store for 25 years, she was retired. She attended the Switz City Christian Church...
Sally J. Decker
Sally J. Decker, 59, of Vero Beach, FL, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach. Born March 27, 1952 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Ottis Leon and Norma (Perkins) Decker. Sally had worked at GE in Bloomington for 15 years, and was of the Christian faith...
Geneva R. Lehman-Hovey
Geneva R. Lehman-Hovey, 93, of Deland, Fla. and formerly of Linton, passed away at 8:20 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 at the Florida Lutheran Health Center in Deland. She was born Nov. 21, 1918 in Linton, the daughter of David E. and Margaret (Bland) Lehman...
Milton B. "Bud" West
Milton B. "Bud" West, 78, of Linton, passed away at 11:22 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born Feb/ 9, 1933 in Linton, the son of John and Dorothy (Sharp) West. He retired from the United States Air Force and later from the state of Florida. ...
Robert Cain "Bob" Yoho
Robert Cain "Bob" Yoho, 88, of Bloomfield, passed away at 2:14 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 27, 1923 in Solsberry, he was the son of Wayne and Gertie (Sherrow) Yoho. Bob was a supervisor in ordinance at NSWC Crane, retiring in 1985 after 32 years of service. ...
Patty Mae Hurst-Mettert
Patty Mae Hurst-Mettert, 79, of Franklin and formerly of Jasonville, passed away on Jan. 22, 2012 at Franklin, Ind. She was born on Aug. 23, 1932 in Vermillion County and was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lucille (Lamb) Williams. She married George A. Hurst on June 22, 1957 and he preceded her in death on June 3, 1985. She then married Michael J. Mettert on July 4, 1991 and he survives...
Pearl Alice "Nan" (Yoho) Rollins
Pearl Alice "Nan" (Yoho) Rollins, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 at Garden Villa in Bloomington.
Born Nov. 27, 1925 in Solsberry, she was the daughter of Wayne and Gertie (Sherrow) Yoho.
Pearl worked as a cook and cashier at Eastern Greene High School for 32 years. She was a member of the Solsberry Christian Church and Solsberry Eastern Star where she was past Worthy Matrin.
Surviving relatives include her daughter Sandy (Gary) Combs, two grandsons, Devin (Debbie) Combs, Daren (Christina) Combs; four great grandchildren, Joshua Combs, Jaclyn Combs, Logan Combs and Garret Combs all of Bloomington. She has three brothers, Robert Yoho, Walter (Vicky) Yoho and Jim (Joyce) Yoho all of Bloomfield; two sister-in-laws Modena Rollins of Bloomington and Kathlene Yoho of Bloomfield; one brother-in-law Bill Thacker of Solsberry and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Paul D. Rollins on Nov. 24, 1994, her parents, one brother Glen Yoho and two sisters Carol Sims and Joan Thacker.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, and 11 a.m. on Friday until the hour of service all at Solsberry Christian Church.
Service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Solsberry Christian Church with Jim Weimer, Stew Cobine and Fred Pieper officiating. Burial will follow at Solsberry Cemetery.
The family would like to think all the friends and family for the visits and prayers, and the staff at Garden Villa for the special care.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes all donations be made to the Solsberry Christian Church or the Eastern School Lunch fund in care of Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com .
Dorothy "Dot" Terrell
Dorothy "Dot" Terrell, 86, of Jasonville, passed away at 10 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 in Regional Hospital at Terre Haute. She was born July 20, 1925 in Hymera, to Thomas Followell and Tressie (Williams) Followell. Dorothy married Roy M. "Froggy" Terrell on May 5, 1945 and he passed away on May 2, 1988...
Annie E. Boruff
Annie E. Boruff, 90, of Middletown, Ohio and formerly of Dugger, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Hawthorn Glen Nursing Home in Middletown, Ohio. She was born in Sullivan Co., IN, on June 19, 1921, to David and Nona F. (Gambill) Robson. Annie married Winnie W. Boruff in 1943 and they had two daughters...
Floyd Buskirk, 71, of Jasonville, passed away at 1 p.m. Saturday Jan. 21, 2012 at Shakamak Good Samaritan Center. He was born in Worthington on Feb. 16, 1940, the son of James Buskirk and Mary Bechtel Buskirk. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Jasonville Cord Factory, and also worked at the Greene County Highway Garage...
Betty June Dowden
Betty June Dowden, 82, of Indianapolis, passed away at 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 in her residence. Born April 23, 1929 in Clay City, she was the daughter of David and Ida Mae (Roberts) Shonk. She worked in the warehouse for Target Stores in Indianapolis retiring in 1985...
Richard Warren Mishler
Richard Warren Mishler, 50, of Greencastle, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Feb. 6, 1961 in Greencastle, he was the son of Warren E. and Betty N. (Rollins) Mishler. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School "class of 1979". He married Cindy L.(Vanlandingham) Mishler on June 5, 1982 and she survives...
Cheryl J. Shields
Cheryl J. Shields, 68, of Linton, passed away at 11:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Linton on August 18, 1943 the daughter of LeRoy Andrew Payne and Dorothy Irene Wright Payne. Cheryl graduated from Linton-Stockton High School, and retired from Crane Naval Base after 26 years...
Timothy J. Saladin
Timothy J. Saladin, 52, of Elnora, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 at Daviess County Hospital in Washington. Born Oct. 31, 1957, he was the son of William D. Saladin and Shirely Doreen (Frye) Saladin. He owned and operated Saladin Trailer Sales in Elnora since 1991 and worked for Cornelius Manufacturing and McMillen Implement. He was a member of he Elnora Christian Church, the Elnora Masonic Lodge and NATDA...
Loretta Catherine "Katie" Richardson
Loretta Catherine "Katie" Richardson, 76, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 at the Linton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Jan. 19, 1935 in Greene County to Charles Chelton and Jessie May (Wilson) Denman. Loretta was a member of the New Covenant Church in Linton. She was employed with RCA in Bloomington until her retirement in 1985...
Rev. James E. Bastain
Rev. James E. Bastain, 91, of Jasonville, passed away at 2:27 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at Regional Hospital Terre Haute. He was born Dec. 13, 1920 in Bedford to Foster Bastain and Lillie Augusta (Hartman) Bastain. Survivors include his spouse, Berniece (Blanton) Bastain of Jasonville, whom he married on July 7, 1946; son and daughter-in-law, James E. ...
Larry Heady Eno
Larry Heady Eno, 67, of Sullivan, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 14, 2012 at Sullivan Community Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 1944 in Sullivan, the son of Harold and Lucille Heady. He was later adopted by Guy and Norma Eno. Larry was a truck driver for the Sullivan schools and he also drove a truck for Walmart before he had to retire. He loved his Lord, working with his tools, and make many things, helping people out, and listening to the Gaither's music...
Mary Alice (Scott) Foster
Mary Alice (Scott) Foster, 88, of Lyons, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Dec. 3, 1923 in Switz City, she was the daughter of Ora and Elsie (Day) Scott. She and her husband, Claude Foster, Jr. farmed the family's land. She was a member of Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church and the Junior Mrs. Club in Lyons...
Lois Christine (Manning) Flynn
Lois Christine (Manning) Flynn, 81, of Lyons, passed away Monday Jan. 16, 2012 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born May 2, 1930 in Cradock, Virginia the daughter of Robert S. and Margaret (Nixon) Manning. Lois was a member of the Lyons United Methodist Church, Lyons American Legion Auxiliary #479, Worthington VFW Auxiliary. ...
Henry Bosell, 70, of Shoals, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 at 6:45 a.m. at his daughters residence in Trinity Springs. He was born on Jan. 18, 1941 in Lyons, the son of Eva (Gallegos) Bosell Cockerham. He married Frances Mundy Holt on July 5, 1984 and she preceded him in death on Nov, 8, 2007...
Louise (Burgdorf) Riddle
Louise (Burgdorf) Riddle, 87 of Linton, died at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Huntingburg on Sept. 3, 1924, the daughter of Carl and Anna Burgdorf. Louise was a homemaker, and once her children were raised, she graduated from Indiana University for Respiratory Therapy. ...
Carolyn D. Rooksberry
Carolyn D. Rooksberry, 70, of Plainfield and formerly of Linton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at her residence. She was born on April 18, 1941, in Linton, to Roy V. and Irene (Faidherbe) Stewart. Carolyn worked at Shield's Hardware and Supply and retired in 2005...
Zelma Irene (Hart) Helderman
Zelma Irene (Hart) Helderman, 74, of Washington, IN went to heaven to sing with the angels Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. Zelma was born on April 22, 1937 in Odon, IN to William and Mary Ruth (Smith) Hart. Zelma married Harold D. Helderman, the light of her life, on Dec. 31, 1955...
Richard K. McClanahan
Richard K. McClanahan, 55, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 2:07 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 in IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 2, 1956 in Linton, IN to Byron L. "Barney" McClanahan and Sueann (Thomas) McClanahan. Survivors include his mother, Sueann McClanahan of Jasonville, Ind.; brother, David McClanahan of Jasonville, Ind.; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews; aunt Annalee McClanahan of Jasonville, Ind.; cousins, Linda & Terry Pahls of Anderson, Ind., Steven & Carolyn Bledsoe of Anderson, Ind., Janet Bledsoe of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Marcie & Kelly Kugler of Hunterstown, Ind., Mark & Ina McClanahan of Brownsburg, Ind., Bob & JoAnn McClanahan of Penbroke Pines, Fla.. ...
Dorothy H. Parrott
Dorothy H. Parrott, 95, of Bloomington, died Tuesday on Jan. 10, 2012 at Richland-Beanblossom Health Care Center in Ellettsville. She was born Sept. 2, 1916 in Bloomington, the daughter of Otha and Mae Harding and attended Bloomington High School. She was a longtime homemaker and worked for RCA of Bloomington during World War II. She was a member of The Family Life Worship Center on Fox Hollow Road...
Eunice Stanton Juggan
Eunice Stanton Juggan, 89, of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., passed away Sunday, Jan. 8 at Fort Myers. She was born Nov. 30, 1922 in Sullivan County. She graduated from Pleasantville High School and retired from A.G. Becker in Chicago. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chuck; her mother, Ada Goodman; father, George Stanton; sister, Eileen; and brother, Dale...
Wanda Mae (Wilson) Ray
Wanda Mae (Wilson) Ray, 93, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born April 6, 1918 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Frank and Flossie (Vandeventer) Wilson. She worked for the Worthington School Corporation as a cook and was also a homemaker. She was a member of the Farmers and Homemakers club in Worthington, Delta Theta Tau, Worthington Christian Church and Faith Christian Church in Bloomfield...
Alice G. (Erdman) Campbell
Alice G. (Erdman) Campbell, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 at her residence. Born May 9, 1925 in Ogema, WI, she was the daughter of Adolph L. and Elvina (Tesh) Erdman. Alice was a homemaker, loved being with her family and helping her husband Charles on the farm. She was a member of the Lifeway Baptist Church in Ellettsville...
Rose A. Fuzesi
Rose A. Fuzesi, 86, of Sarasota, FL and formerly of Linton, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 in Sarasota. She was born on May 2, 1925 in Greene County to Lawrence W. and Faye (Stone) Bennett. Rose was married to Albert J. Fuzesi for 66 1/2 years. The couple resided in Indianapolis...
Mary Joan Johnson
Mary Joan Johnson, 82, of Spencer formally of Bloomfield passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at The Residence at McCormick's Creek in Spencer. Born March 21, 1929 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Claude and Lucy (Woodall) White. Mary Joan worked at Crane, she cleaned houses and had a Tupperware route. She was a member of the Bloomfield First Christian Church...
Treva Louise Ehly
Treva Louise Ehly, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Oct. 4, 1926 in Linton, she was the daughter of Asa and Josephine (Richardson) Williams. She was raised by Asa and step mother, Josephine (Beckwith) Williams...
James Keith "Jimmy" Allen
James Keith "Jimmy" Allen, 23, of Lyons, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 in Lyons. He was born on Oct. 2, 1988, to Lori F. (Reed) and was raised by Lori and Gregg "Dode" Mason. Jimmy married Ashley N. (Bailey) on Feb. 11, 2011. Jimmy worked at Dode's Pizza Café, ET Raceway and Burger King during high school and then went on to be an union carpenter with Local 546, Vincennes at Duke Energy Plant in Edwardport. ...
William L. 'Bill' Dove
William L. 'Bill' Dove, 68, of Linton, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at Greene County General Hospital. He was born on Nov. 11, 1943, in Terre Haute to Arthur L. and Madge A. (Tatlock) Dove. Bill graduated from Gerstmeyer High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corp and served during the Vietnam War. ...
Jay Allen Stephens
Jay Allen Stephens, 27, of Lyons and formerly of Olney, Ill., died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 in a traffic accident near Marco. He was born on July 4, 1984 in Princeton, the son of Everrett J. Stephens and Laura A. (Bedwell) Cochran. He married Michele Peeler on Nov. 23, 2010 in Olney, Ill...
Susan E. 'Jackson' Olson
Susan E. 'Jackson' Olson, 45, of Jasonville, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at Lyons. She was born on July 29, 1966 in Linton, to Larry E. and Janice (Douthitt) Jackson. Susan was a homemaker. Survivors include her companion, Danny Lux; son, Jared Stormes of Linton; daughters: Heather (Mike) Ball of Linton, Kierste Olson and Karissa Olson, both of Sullivan; her grandchildren: Aubri and Austin; two step-grandchildren: Kayli and Zoey; brother, Steve (Kim) Jackson of Linton; and one nephew: Mick Jackson.. ...
James Keith Allen
James Keith Allen, 23, of Lyons, IN, formerly of Linton, died Tuesday evening in Greene County.
Arrangements are pending at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton.
Nancy E. (Inman) Persinger
Nancy E. (Inman) Persinger, 77, of Springville passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born February 23, 1934 in Martin County Indiana the daughter of Harley and Lola (Utterback) Inman.
Lyle Lavern Fulford
Lyle Lavern Fulford, 73, of Jasonville, passed away at 12:10PM Friday, December 30, 2011 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Sullivan Co., Indiana October 9, 1938 the son, of Carl Fulford and Marie Burris Fulford. Lyle graduated from Union High School in 1956, retired from Peabody Coal Mine after 27 years and was also a farmer. He was a member of the Longs Chapel United Methodist Church...
Evelyn A. Mullis
Evelyn A. Mullis, 85, of Linton, Indiana, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2012, at the Linton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born September 18, 1926 in Linton, the daughter of William and Leona (Kirkpatrick) Cullison. She was raised by Dr. MS and Eleanor Mount as her foster parents. She married Harry Mullis in April of 1946...
Wayne Benton, 47, of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, December 30, 2011 at his home. Born September 9, 1964 in Greene County, he was the son of Arthur Jr. and Sherry (Farren) Benton. He attended Bloomfield High School (Class of 1982) and was in the Marine Corps. He worked for Bybee Stone Mill, the Indiana Railroad, and managed Rumors Sports Bar. He was a hard working man and enjoyed riding his Harley, camping, fishing, hunting, and spending time with family and friends...