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Obituaries from May 2012

Jeffery J. Spicer (05/31/12)
Jeffrey J. Spicer, age 71 of Linton, formerly of Spencer, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington and will be posted when available.
Lonnie Worthington (05/31/12)
Lonnie Worthington, 55, of New Castle, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his loving family, following an extended battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 20, 1956 in Jamestown, Tenn. to the late Harold Glenn and Thelma Jean (Lawson) Worthington...
Colleen R. (Buck) Tague (05/31/12)
Colleen R. (Buck) Tague, 57, of Sullivan, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at her daughter's home in Bartlett, Ill. with her family by her side. She was born on Dec. 28, 1954 in Sullivan, Indiana, the daughter of Paul and Martha (Baker) Ammerman...
John Carl Begeman (05/31/12)
John Carl Begeman, 65, of Sandborn, passed away Monday, May 28, 2012. John was born on March 29, 1947 in Knox County to Herbert and Ellen Josephine "Jo" (Williams) Begeman. John was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam. He was a self-employed truck driver until his retirement in 2002. ...
Donald W. "Buck" Newsom (05/29/12)
Donald W. "Buck" Newsom, 87, of Linton, passed away at 11:25 p.m. on Monday, May 28, 2012 at the Cobblestone Crossings Health Care Campus in Terre Haute. He was born March 6, 1925 in Switz City, the son of Ralph and Leo (Stump) Newsom. He retired from the Indiana State Highway Department where he worked as a heavy equipment operator. ...
Beverly J. Byrd (05/30/12)
Beverly J. Byrd, 80, of Crane, died at 2:17 p.m. on Monday, May 28, 2012 at IU-Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington, Indiana. She was born on June 21, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Delbert and Edith (Schull) Beachler On Nov. 29, 1947, she married Harold "Wayne" Byrd and he preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 2004...
Carrol Lee "Buck" Cain (05/29/12)
Carrol Lee "Buck" Cain, 72, of Solsberry, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born April 14, 1940 in Monroe County, Ind, he was the son of Ralph and Mary (Huber) Cain. Buck graduated from Smithville High School in 1958, he was a Army veteran serving in Germany. He was an avid fox hunter who loved to take his son Emery with him, he was a talker, a teller of tall tales, our family reunions will never be the same. He never met a stranger...
Terry Lynn Garrett (05/29/12)
Terry Lynn Garrett, 51, of Worthington, passed away at 9 a.m. Monday, May 28, 2012, at her residence. She was born July 19, 1960, in Hammond, Ind., the daugther of Jesse Lee and Marylou (Slade) Garrett. She was a homemaker and had worked as a CNA. Terri is survived by her daughter, Marissa (Jeremy) Hudson, of West Virginia; her father, Jesse Garrett, of St Albans, WV; one grandson, Daniel Allen Hudson; a brother, Bobby (Debbie) Garrett of Worthington...
Donald Lee Drake, Sr. (05/29/12)
Donald Lee Drake, Sr., 68, of Linton, passed away at home on Saturday, May 26, 2012. He was born April 6, 1944 in Bloomington, the son of the late Don and Marie Drake. Don graduated from Bloomington High School in 1962. He was a United States Air Force Vietnam veteran. He was an avid archer, fisherman, and coin collector. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends...
Braxton Michael Axe (05/28/12)
Braxton Michael Axe, of Linton, passed away Jan. 21, 2012, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on January 21, 2012, to Victoria Axe. Survivors include his mother, Victoria Axe and one sister, Madison Axe at home. Braxton was preceded in death by his grandparents: Sherry and Gayle Axe; and great-grandparents, Irene and Gail Carpenter...
Marjorie Maxine Sharr (05/27/12)
Marjorie Maxine Sharr, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012 at her residence. Born Oct. 4, 1922 in Newark, Ind., she was the daughter of Ivan and Amanda Ethel (Neill) Watkins. Marjorie was a homemaker, she loved to cook, quilt and spend time with her family. She was a member of the Newark General Baptist Church...
Barton Leon Combs (05/27/12)
Barton Leon Combs, 60, of Lyons, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at his residence. Born June 6, 1951 in Franklin, Ind., he was the son of Bernis Leon Combs and Janet Rose (Bradfield) Combs. Bart was an artist and a musician, a life time member of the VFW in Vincennes and the Lyons American Legion Post # 479. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam war...
Dorothy "Louise" Blackburn (05/23/12)
Dorothy "Louise" Peltier Blackburn, 82, of Indianapolis, passed away quietly at home on May 21, 2012. She was born Nov. 11, 1929 in Nebo, KY. She grew up in Linton and graduated from Linton-Stockton High School in 1947. After high school, she worked for Dr. John Woner until her marriage to Warren B. "Buzz" Blackburn on Dec. 25, 1951...
Larry Wilson May (05/23/12)
Larry Wilson May, 71, of Spencer passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at his residence. Larry was born Oct. 5, 1940 in Ellettsville, to Clinton and Marjorie May. Raised in Ellettsville, he was a 1958 graduate of Ellettsville High School. He worked at RCA/Thompson 39 years and served in the Indiana National Guard for six years. He was also an auctioneer, cattle farmer, buyer and seller of goods, joke teller and hobby poet...
Nerva H. Maybaugh (05/23/12)
Nerva H. Maybaugh, 95, of Savannah, Ga., and formerly of Greene County, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012 at Spanish Oaks Retreat in Savannah, Ga. She was born in Greene County on Dec. 5, 1916, to Harvey and Berna (Hunter) Hamilton. On Dec. 17, 1973, she married Carl R. Maybaugh...
Mary Louise Reed (05/22/12)
Mary Louise Reed, 92, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born March 20, 1920 in Koleen, Ind., she was the daughter of Vernon L. Gardner and Mary Hazel (Crabbe) Gardner. She worked at RCA in Indianapolis and retired as a Production Control Clerk. She also worked for Freeland's Dress Shop in Bloomfield. She was a member of the Koleen Union Church, Koleen Ladies Aid, Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star and Rebecca's Lodge. Surviving relatives include her daughter, Ruth Brown of Bloomfield; a sister, Wilma Nell Durham of Bloomfield; her granddaughters, Terri Lynn Gayheart and Christy Ann Litnz, both of South Carolina; a grandson, David Litnz; her great grandchildren, Amber Snodgrass, Jason Gayheart, Joseph Lintz and Logan Lintz; her great great grandchildren, Tristan Snodgrass, Rylan Snodgrass and Jason Gayheart. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Orville Gillham on Aug. 16, 1979; her second husband, Ezra Reed on April 18, 2004; and two brothers, Wayne Gardner and Robert Gardner. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. Thursday until the hour of service at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Lloyd Swango officiating. Burial will follow at Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg, Ind. Donations may be made to the Memory Garden at Glenburn Home in Linton in Mary's name. Online condolences to the family can be made at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com .
Herschel R. Hacker (05/22/12)
Herschel R. Hacker, 84, of Bloomington, passed away at his residence Tuesday, May 22, 2012. He was born in Whitehall, Ind. on July 11, 1927 to Robert H. and Mabel (Sims) Hacker. He was an Army Air Force Veteran, serving in Japan as a radio operator at the end of WWII. ...
James F. "Big O" Oliphant (05/21/12)
James F. "Big O" Oliphant, 54, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:05 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012 at his residence. Born Oct. 23, 1957 in Linton, he was the son of Elmer Van and Marquita (Fox) Oliphant. Jim started work for the Bloomfield State Bank in 1980. ...
Dr. William C. Witherspoon (05/21/12)
Dr. William C. Witherspoon passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was the son of Charles B. and Hazel D. (Allen) Witherspoon of Princeton, Ind., born Dec. 25, 1928. He graduated from Princeton High School, 1947.During his early years and high school years he had several jobs. ...
Dale Austin Carpenter (05/19/12)
Dale Austin Carpenter, 84,of Linton, passed away at home, with family by his side, at 12:54 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012. He was born March 27, 1928, in Linton, the son of Frank and Ruth (Rollins) Carpenter. Dale worked many hard years as a farmer with his wife working by his side. ...
Hazel V. Harju (05/20/12)
Hazel V. Harju was born in Lengby, MN on March 14, 1916 to John and Mary Anderson. Hazel married John K. Harju Feb. 7, 1942. She peacefully passed away at the age of 96 at Golden Living Center in Bloomington, Indiana. Hazel loved to spend time with family, travel and sew. She was the glue that kept the many generations of family in touch...
Opal June (Hasler) Soliday (05/17/12)
Opal June (Hasler) Soliday, 95, of Lyons, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born May 31, 1916 in Greene County, she was the daughter of William F. and Martha Nona (Humerickhouse) Hasler...
Jacqueline "Jackie" Rumple (05/17/12)
Shortly after her 81st birthday Jacqueline "Jackie" Rumple passed away in her home on May 16, 2012. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother and Matriarch of over 50 children. Born on April 14, 1931 in Coupeville, Wash., was raised on a farm, married Jerry Rumple who was in the Navy and when he retired the family moved to Indiana to work the family farm. ...
Steven A. "Steve" Walker (05/17/12)
MUNCIE -- Steven A. "Steve" Walker, 62, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Indiana University Ball Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Steve was born in Muncie on Feb. 4, 1950 the son of Clarence and Rovena (Gilbert) Walker, and graduated from Southside High School. He later received an Associate's Degree from Ivy Tech. Mr. Walker served his country proudly during the Vietnam War attaining the rank of Sergeant...
Opal June (Hasler) Soliday (05/16/12)
Opal June (Hasler) Soliday, 95, of Lyons, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Lyons.
Louellen C. Haldeman (05/16/12)
Louellen C. Haldeman, 86, of Bloomfield passed away Wednesday May 16, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born Oct. 23, 1925 in Greene County, she is the daughter of Oral "Tommy" Floyd and Dora (Carpenter) Floyd. Louellen was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include her children Jim (Rhonda) Haldeman of Bloomfield and Linda (Mark) Schaefer of New Albany. ...
Everett E. Ellis (05/14/12)
Everett E. Ellis, 80, of Jasonville, IN passed away at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan. He was born Nov. 4, 1931 in Clay City to Henry Ellis and Flora Blanton Ellis. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Donna Rose (Kent) Ellis of Jasonville, whom he married on Feb. ...
Rosemary Boston (05/11/12)
Rosemary Boston, 92, of Tipp City, Ohio and formerly of Jasonville, Ind. passed away at 1:25 p.m. Thursday, May, 10, 2012, in Spring Meade Health Center, Tipp City, Ohio with her family by her side. She was born July 24, 1919 in Farmersburg, Ind., to Robert "Roy" and Zella (Craig) Anthony...
Milburn Wever (05/11/12)
Milburn Wever, 99, of Springville passed away Thursday May 10, 2012 at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born January 4, 1913, in Lawrence County, Ind. he was the son of Andrew Thorton Wever and Helen (McMillan) Wever. Milburn was a self-employed farmer and drove a school bus for the Monroe County Schools. He was a 73 year member of the Bloomfield Oddfellows Lodge, a member of the Kirksville Lions Club and a member of the Popcorn Christian Church...
Bonnie L. Fiscus Hagemeier (05/10/12)
Bonnie L. Fiscus Hagemeier, 101 years young, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at her residence with her family at her bedside. She was born January 28, 1911 in Daviess County near Plainville, the daughter of Emery and Myrtle Dyer Fiscus. She married Herbert R. ...
Brad Stout (05/10/12)
Brad Stout, 59, of Jasonville, passed away at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in Regional Hospital Terre Haute. He was born Feb. 9, 1953 in Sullivan, to Don Stout and Joy (Bush) Stout. Survivors include his spouse, Pamela J. (Axsom) Stout of Jasonville, whom he married on June 3, 1978; father, Don Stout of Coalmont; son, Brad L. Stout II and Carey Rehmel of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Kynlea, Brinlyn, Benjamin and Carter; siblings and spouses, Bill and Jane Stout of Jasonville, Kathy and Steve Ford of Terre Haute, Gary Stout and Lisa of Terre Haute, Cary Stout of Bloomfield, Jay Sinders of Coalmont; nieces and nephews, Jason Stout, Tom Stout, Chris English, Jeremy English, Stephanie Terrell, Jennifer Stout, Heather Stout, Jessica Stout. He was preceded in death by his mother. Brad had been a pastor at Coalmont Baptist Church. He was a member of the Jasonville First Baptist Church. Brad enjoyed being with his grandkids, gardening and mechanicing. Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian Street, Jasonville. Visitation is 1 p.m. on Saturday until service time at the cemetery. Graveside service is at 2 p.m. at the Friendly Grove Cemetery with Pastor Jerry Sink officiating.
Margaret B. Ellis (05/10/12)
Margaret B. Ellis, 90, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born in Bloomfield on June 21, 1921, to William C. and Rebecca (Lester) Isenogle. On Nov.30, 1945, she married Herbert J. Ellis and they had two children...
Dennis Preble (05/09/12)
Dennis Preble came into this world in the summer of 1919 and passed peacefully almost 93 years later on May 8, 2012. He grew up on a farm in southeastern Indiana and came of age in the middle of the Great Depression, graduating from Versailles High School in 1937. ...
Margaret B. Ellis (05/09/12)
Margaret B. Ellis, 90, of Linton, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at the Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. Arrangements are currently pending at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel and will be made available to the public as soon as details are finalized...
James Robert "Jim" Oswald (05/08/12)
James Robert "Jim" Oswald, 71, of Worthington passed away at 2:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at his residence. He was born Dec. 5, 1940, French Lick to Paul Henry and Dorothy Mae (Goldsmith) Oswald. Jim retired from Westinghouse in Bloomington after 32 years. Jim was a veteran of the Air Force, then spent 20 years in the reserves. He was a Catholic...
Dennis Preble (05/08/12)
Dennis Preble, 92 of Linton, passed from this life today May 8, 2012 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel and will posted on their website at www.andersonpoindexter.com as they become available.
Douglas R. Barr (05/08/12)
Douglas R. Barr, 69, of Linton, Ind, passed away Monday, May 7, 2012, at IU Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born May 1, 1943, to Charles F. and Elizabeth I. (Colley) Barr. On January 10, 2002 he married Rose M. (Moody). Doug was a U.S. Army veteran who served his country. ...
Margaret M. (Murdock) Richards (05/08/12)
Margaret M. (Murdock) Richards, 86, of Linton, passed away Saturday evening, May 5, 2012 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born in Linton on Nov. 25, 1925, to Andrew Murdock and Margaret Rosetta (Jarman). On June 14, 1947, she married George A. "Pest" Richards...
Duane R. Daugherty (05/07/12)
Duane R. Daugherty, Sr., age 63, of Linton, passed away on Monday morning, May 7, 2012, at his residence. He was born Sept. 8, 1948, in Linton, the son of George & Mary (Burger) Daugherty. He was a 1968 graduate of Shakamak High School & a 1980 graduate of Ivy Tech. ...
Lonnie E. Walters (05/07/12)
Lonnie E. Walters, 69, of Sandborn, Ind., formerly of Dugger, Ind., passed away on Friday May, 4, 2012, in Bloomington, Ind. He was born in Sullivan County on Jan. 7, 1943, to Lewis and Beverley (Jewell) Walters. Lonnie served in the US Navy and was a member of the American Legion Post #22 of Linton, Ind. He was employed with the railroad, as well as a contractor and a handyman...
Julialene Ann (Cooksey) Scott (05/06/12)
After a long battle with COPD, Julialene Ann (Cooksey) Scott, age 73, of Linton, Ind. passed away in her home on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 5:12 a.m. surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 14, 1938 and worked at General Electric in Linton and retired from the Peabody Hawthorne Mine after 21 years of service...
Jack R. Henico (05/06/12)
Jack R. Henico, 65, of Linton, passed away Friday afternoon, May 4, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Linton on Feb. 22, 1947, the son of Henry and Thelma "Tippy" Henico. He was a United States Air Force veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He retired from Roadway Express after 27 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Wayne Post #64 in Indianapolis...
Tracy Alan Bennett (05/04/12)
Tracy Alan Bennett, 45, of Jasonville, Ind., passed away on Friday morning, May 4, 2012, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton, Ind. He was born in Linton, Ind., on Aug. 11, 1966, to Ralph W. Bennett and Gloria Jane (Hutchison) Gregory. On April 13, 2012, he took Elizabeth (Hubble) Bennett to be his wife...
Jack Henico (05/04/12)
Jack Henico, age 65 of Linton, passed away Friday afternoon, May 4, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted on this site when available.
Josephine Slapar (05/03/12)
Josephine Slapar, age 89, of Linton, passed away at 5:10 A.M. Thurs., May 3, 2012, at Linton Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born July 13, 1922, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph & Rose (Kovic) Tomazic. Jo graduated from Chaffey High School in Ontario, CA, & attended commercial art school in Detroit, Michigan. ...
Larry Knowles (05/03/12)
Larry Knowles, 36, of Dugger, passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born on April 4, 1976 in Sullivan, Ind., the son of Kent R. Knowles and Judy M. Brewer. Larry graduated from Union High School and worked as a mechanic at Fast Freddie's in Linton. He loved music and was a softball coach for the Dugger league for 6 years...
Michael Ray Brown (05/02/12)
Michael Ray Brown, 62, of Bedford and formerly of Linton, passed away on Saturday evening, April 28, 2012 at his residence in Bedford. He was born Dec. 2, 1949 in Gary, the son of Chester N. and Bonnie R. (Page) Brown. He was a draftsman at NSWC Crane. He was an Army and an Air Force veteran, enjoyed playing the guitar and pool, and listening to blues music...
William "Bill" D. Bowers (05/02/12)
William "Bill" D. Bowers, 69, of Linton, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born on March 18, 1943, in Epsom, Daviess County, Ind., to Loren A. and Mary Elizabeth (Brookshire) Bowers. He married Martha Jane (Hugunin) on Dec. 29, 1963. They had three sons...