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Obituaries from November 2012

Wendell Joe Fuller (11/30/12)
Wendell Joe Fuller, 64, of Bloomfield passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born July 1, 1948 in Linton, Ind. the son of Joe Cannon Fuller and Mary B. (Burcham) Fuller. Wendell was a 1966 graduate of Eastern High School, he was retired from General Electric in Bloomington, and a member of the Concord General Baptist Church in Calvertsville...
William O. Reed (11/28/12)
William O. Reed, age 72, of Linton, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Wed., Nov. 28, 2012, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born July 23, 1940, in Greene County, the son of Smith & Opal Marie (Page) Reed. He retired from Greene County as a road worker & was a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Linton...
Jalia Gay (11/29/12)
Jalia Gay, 75, of Switz City, passed away in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital. Born Dec. 6, 1936 in Altro, Kentucky, Jalia was the daughter of James and Callie Collins. She worked at RCA, Kellers, and in home healthcare. She and her husband, Thomas Gay, Switz City, would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in May of 2013. They had known each other since childhood and had lived in Switz City for 42 years...
Jeffrey Wayne Skomp (11/28/12)
Jeffrey Wayne Skomp, 44, of Lyons, passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 in Bloomfield, Ind. He was born May 14, 1968 to Irene and Joe Skomp. Jeff worked in supply for the Army at Crane. Prior to that, he was in the 82nd Airborne for seven years, serving with the United Nations security team in Bosnia. He served in the Gulf War...
Don R. Shonk (11/27/12)
Don R. Shonk, 72, of Linton, passed away at 4:24 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born May 18, 1940, in Linton, the son of Rex and Julia (Swan) Shonk. He was retired after working at the Minnehaha Coal Mine and was a member of United Mine Workers of America. He was a member of American Legion Post #22 & VFW Post #7118, both of Linton and was a United States Army veteran...
Anita L. Hamlin (11/27/12)
Anita L. Hamlin, 67, of Bloomington, passed away at 3:13 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at Monroe Hospital. Born July 20, 1945 in Linton, she was the daughter of Russell (Jack) and Martha Louise (Royal) Cox. She attended Eastern Schools and Ivy Tech. She worked at Crane, RCA and ABB...
James Paul "Pud" Cundiff (11/26/12)
James Paul "Pud" Cundiff, 86, of Bloomfield passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 at the IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born Aug. 12, 1926 in Trinity Springs, Ind., he the son of Charles A. and Chloe (Wagoner) Cundiff. James was retired from Crane as an Inspector and attended the South Side Wesleyan Church in Bloomfield. He was a Navy veteran of WWII...
Gary "Pud" Griffith (11/26/12)
Gary "Pud" Griffith, 76, of Lewis, passed away on Nov. 23, 2012 with his family by his side. Pud was born on April 29, 1936 the son of Courtney and Lilian (Field) Griffith. He worked for GE in Linton where he retired from in June 1992. Pud also farmed when he wasn't at GE...
Dorothy Louise Sewell (11/25/12)
Dorothy Louise Sewell, 71, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012 at IU Hospice House in Bloomington. Born Aug. 7, 1941 in Golden Pond, Ky., she was the daughter of King George and Dorothy Evelyn (Oakley) Birdsong. She worked at Light and Life Christian Day Care School in Durate, Calif. ...
Phyllis R. Wright (11/25/12)
Phyllis R. Wright, 83, of Bloomfield, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 at Ketchem Memorial in Odon, Ind. Born March 28, 1929 in Worthington, Ind., she was the daughter of Mack and Pearl (Hostetter) Green. She was a homemaker and the bookkeeper for Wright's Sunoco & Bulk Plant in Bloomfield...
Jesse Leo Bedwell (11/23/12)
Jesse Leo Bedwell, 83, of Indianapolis, passed away Nov. 22, 2012. He was born in Shelburn, Ind. to the late Dorothy (Hauger) and Jesse Bedwell. A retired teacher and coach, he was a graduate of Indiana University and Indiana State University. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II serving in China and receiving the Bronze Star for valor. ...
Randall D. Rogers (11/23/12)
Randall D. Rogers, age 48, of Linton, passed away at 4:55 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Nov. 29, 1963, in Terre Haute, the son of Jack S. & Deneane (Fisher) Rogers. He was employed with Chambers Water Conditioning in Linton for over 32 years...
Estel H. "Hook" Elgan (11/23/12)
Estel H. "Hook" Elgan, age 86, of Linton, passed away at 4:09 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at his residence in Linton. He was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Odon, the son of Emit and Ethel (Rainbolt) Elgan. He retired after working as a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of American Legion Post #22 of Linton and of the Linton Moose Lodge where he was a former governor. He was a Navy veteran of World War II...
Estel "Hook" Elgan (11/22/12)
Estel "Hook" Elgan, age 86 of Linton, passed away at 4:09 P.M. on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted on this site when available.
Randall D. Rogers (11/22/12)
Randall D. Rogers, age 48 of Linton, passed away Thursday afternoon at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted on this site when available.
Clifford W. "Son" Shores, Jr. (11/22/12)
Clifford W. "Son" Shores, Jr., age 79, of Linton, formerly of Konawa, OK, passed away at 2:35 A.M. Mon., Nov. 19, 2012, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Sept. 15, 1933, in Wewoka, OK, the son of Clifford W. Shores, Sr. & Annie Mae (Barker) Shores...
Richard L. Carr (11/20/12)
Richard L. Carr, 68, of Linton, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital, in Linton. He was born November 4, 1944, to Richard L. and Mary P. (Hancock) Carr. Richard retired in 1999 from the City of Linton Sanitation Department. His hobbies included fishing and selling produce with his buddy Frank at the city park...
Barbara A. Hickman (11/20/12)
Barbara A. Hickman, 65, of Norman, went to her heavenly home at 5:20 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at her residence. Born April 30, 1947 in Linton, IN., she was the daughter of Harry and Betty (Sherrard) Burris. She married James E. Hickman, Jr. on Dec. 4, 1965 in Coalmont, IN...
Annabel McElroy (11/20/12)
Annabel McElroy, 90, of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born May 1, 1922 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Alfred and Zella J. (Miller) Haywood. She worked for RCA and was a homemaker. She attended Scotland United Methodist Church...
James Elmo Smith (11/19/12)
James Elmo Smith, 82, of Bloomfield, passed away Sunday, Nov.18, 2012, at Hospice Care in Ellettsville, IN. He was born on Feb. 2,1930 to John and Susan (Stalcup) Smith, in their home north of Bloomfield. James was a veteran of the Korean War, honorably discharged from the 38th Infantry with the Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Stars, the Combat Infantry Badge, the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. ...
John R. Padgett (11/16/12)
John R. Padgett, 75, of Linton, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born in Greene County on March 14, 1937 to Roscoe and Marjorie (Hardesty) Padgett. John married Delores K. Mitchell January 1, 1977...
Janice Faye Troxell (11/16/12)
Janice Faye Troxell, 65, of Bloomfield, passed away at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at her residence. Born Dec. 26, 1946 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Marion Sr. and Lucille (Wilson) Daudy. She was a cook and janitor for the Bloomfield School Corporation for over 30 years...
Cindy Rumple-Foote (11/14/12)
Cindy Rumple-Foote, 52 of Worthington, passed away at IU Health Bloomington Hospital on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. She was born in Frankfort, Indiana to Carroll E. and Marilyn (Vest) Walters. She was a 1978 Owen Valley High School graduate and then attended Ivy Tech. ...
Tammy E. Wright (11/14/12)
Tammy E. Wright, 42, of Linton, passed away at her residence Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. She was born in Sullivan on March 17, 1970 the daughter of Thomas Alumbaugh and Brenda Morrison. Survivors include her mother, Brenda Morrison of Richmond, Mo.; a daughter, Misty Ballard of Sullivan; one brother Thomas Alumbaugh of Richmond, Mo., and two grandchildren, Elijah and Quinton...
Franklin E. Foley (11/14/12)
Franklin E. Foley, 81, of Bloomfield, passed away at 8:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington. Born Sept. 2, 1931 in Greensburg, he was the son of Gail and Lucille (Harding) Foley. Frank retired from the U.S. Navy as a corp man with 22 years of service. ...
Barbara M. Waters (11/13/12)
Barbara M. Waters, 80, of Linton, passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Oct. 18, 1932 in Charleston, Ill., the daughter of Doyle and Olive (Baughman) Young. She graduated from Charleston High School and married Robert G. ...
Jacob Passen (11/13/12)
Jacob Passen, 84, of Jasonville passed away at 1:54 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville. He was born Nov. 26, 1927 in Jasonville to Theodore Passen and Mary (Hicks) Passen. Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy Wheeler of Jasonville and Rhonda and Dan Wallisa of Loogootee, and Holly and Travis Crane of Lewis; sons, John Passen of Loogootee and Brian Passen of Shoals; grandchildren, Steve Wheeler, Brandy Raines, James Wallisa, Jeana Wallisa, Jacob Wallisa, Loryn Crane, Drew Crane; great-grandchildren, Scott Wheeler, Brandon Wheeler, Julie Wheeler, Christian Raines, Layla Raines, Phoenix Parsons; sisters, Betty Petit of Welston, Ohio, Della Passen of Terre Haute, Doris Wise of Jasonville; nieces, nephews and cousins.. ...
Bobby Joe Hinman (11/12/12)
Bobby Joe Hinman, 79, of Avon, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. He was born on September 11, 1933 in Lyons, IN to Thurman and Norma (Skomp) Hinman. Bob was a 1951 graduate of Worthington-Jefferson High School and served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. ...
Harold Lee Shouse (11/12/12)
Harold E. Shouse, 92, of Worthington, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Linton Nursing and Rehab Center in Linton. He was born in Owen County on Sept. 4, 1920, the son of Otto and Ruth (Stantz) Shouse. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He retired from NSWC Crane in 1980 after 31 years of service. He was a member of Church of Christ. He was also a Life member of the American Legion Post #22 and VFW Post #7118, both of Linton...
David L. Fields & Shirley Fields (11/09/12)
David L. Fields, 81 of Villa Grove, Illinois passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at his home in Villa Grove. He was born May 21, 1931 in Bedford, Indiana the son of Volney Max and Edith (Hays) Fields. He married Shirley Ann Carter, on November 13, 1952. The couple would have been married 60 years, but she passed awayon Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at her home in Villa Grove, Illinois...
Opie Lee Gage (11/09/12)
Opie Lee Gage, 30, of Sullivan, Ind., passed away Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, in Dugger, Ind. He was born on January 4, 1982, to Norman L. and Dorcas L. (Ray-Kirkley) Gage. Opie married Erica J. Jerrell on October 11, 2003. Opie worked as an appliance specialist at Lowes. He attended the Christ Church at Linton. His hobbies included fishing, working on cars, riding 4-wheelers and racing RC cars...
Jeriah Evan Gamble (11/09/12)
Jeriah Evan Gamble, 25, of Worthington, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 in Linton. He was born January 7, 1987 in Linton ---- the first baby born at Greene County General Hospital in 1987. He had worked doing cell phone tower construction and railroad maintenance. Jeriah was a friend to all he met, and will be missed be many...
John R. Headley (11/07/12)
WHITE LAKE, S.D. -- John R. Headley, 81, White Lake and Rapid City, died Oct. 31, 2012 at the Aurora Brule Nursing Home ,White Lake. John Robert Headley was born on Sept. 29, 1931 to Hurshel and Helen (Taylor) Headley in Linton, Ind. He then joined the United States Air Force in 1953...
Janet "Mirt" Figg (11/07/12)
Janet "Mirt" Figg, 74, of Carlisle, passed away at 10:01 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Janet was born on Oct. 10, 1938, in Lyons, the daughter of Louis Welker Sparks and Mary Alice Goodwin Sparks. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Gordon Figg in 2000; her daughter, Janet Kay Figg; a brother, Tommy Sparks; and a sister, Joan Jerrell...
Ruth B. Field (11/06/12)
Ruth B. Field, 93, of Plainfield and formerly of Bloomfield, passed away at 10:25 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born July 4, 1919 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Emery and Clovie M. (Flake) Cook. She was a dietitian for the Bloomfield Nursing Home and attended Pleasant Ridge Church...
Mary Kay Toon (11/04/12)
Mary Kay Toon, 74, of Worthington, passed away Saturday Nov. 3, 2012 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born April 16, 1938 in South Bend, Ind., she was the daughter of Paul H. and Ethel M. (Wadleigh) Mullis. She was retired from Public Service Indiana as a customer service representative, and previous manager and volunteer at the Sonshine Shop food pantry and thrift shop in Worthington. ...
Michael D. Lee (11/05/12)
Michael D. Lee, age 61, of Vicksburg, passed away at 10:00 A.M., Sun., Nov. 4, 2012, at Saint Johns Health System in Anderson. He was born July 19, 1951, in Bedford, the son of Robert E. & Annie Irene (Goen) Lee Edmondson. He was a Lincoln Tech graduate, and he retired from NSWC Crane in 2001, where he worked in explosive production. ...
Dola Dean Schantz (11/01/12)
Dola Dean Schantz, 85, of Lyons passed away Wednesday on Oct. 31, 2012 at the Lyons Health & Living Center. Born April 4, 1927 in Danville, Ill., the daughter of Roscoe Russell and Audrey Marie (Padgett) Lambright. Dola Dean was a homemaker and helped her husband Robert on their farm...