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Obituaries from December 2012

David L. West (12/31/12)
David L. West, age 65, of Linton, passed away at 2:34 a.m. Mon., Dec. 31, at I.U. South in Bloomington. He was born Oct. 16, 1947, in Linton, the son of John & Dorothy (Sharp) West. After growing up on West Island, he graduated from L&M High School in 1965 and then attended Indiana State University. ...
Paul Everett Casner (12/30/12)
Paul Everett Casner, 94, formerly of rural Bloomfield, passed away at 4:20 a.m. on Sunday December 30, 2012 at North Woods Commons assisted living facility in Kokomo, Indiana. He was born October 26, 1918 in Newark, Indiana, the son of Raymond E. and Pearl D. Casner...
Mary L. Wilkie (12/28/12)
Mary L. Wilkie, 71, of Linton, died Thursday Dec. 27, 2012 at 9:31 p.m. at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton following a brief hospitalization. She was born Sept. 30, 1941 in Robinson, Ill,, the daughter of Joseph Carl York Sr., and Pauline (Darnold) York...
Charles Robert "Bob" Figg, Sr. (12/27/12)
Charles Robert "Bob" Figg, Sr., of Worthington, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2012 at the IU Health Hospice in Bloomington. He was born in Greene County on March 8, 1946 to Charles Martin "Shad" and Helen Freda (Thatcher) Figg. He was a 1964 Coal City High School graduate. ...
Jo Ann "Jo Momma" Williams (12/27/12)
Jo Ann "Jo Momma" Williams, age 52, of Kokomo, formerly of Linton, passed away on Tuesday evening, Dec. 25, 2012, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo. She was born July 4, 1960, in Vincennes, the daughter of George and Dorothea June (Pennington) Moore...
Kathy Jo Bedwell (12/27/12)
Kathy Jo Bedwell, 53, of Cass, passed away at her residence Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 after a long illness. She was born in Sullivan on November 10, 1959, the daughter of Richard and Marilyn J. Alumbaugh McGhee. Kathy was a medical assistant for Dr. Mateos and Dr. Fuqua, also a member of the Whosoever Will Full Gospel Church in Dugger...
Jo Ann "Jo Momma" Williams (12/27/12)
Jo Ann "Jo Momma" Williams, 52 of Kokomo and formerly of Linton, died Christmas evening, Tuesday, December 25, 2012, at Howard Regional Health Hospital in Kokomo. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available...
Duel C. Phelps (12/22/12)
Duel C. Phelps, 95, of Linton, Indiana, passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital, in Linton. He was born July 9, 1917 to Frank M. and Banion (Dockery) Phelps. Duel married LuLavena "Lula" Weaver on January 13, 1937. Duel was a member of the 12th Street Church of God in Linton. ...
Jerry Leon Freeman (12/25/12)
Jerry Leon Freeman, 54, of Solsberry, passed away at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. He was born in Bloomington on Aug. 31, 1958 to Leon and Carolyn (Abram) Freeman. He was a graduate of Eastern Greene High School. Jerry was a carpenter with Artisan Construction in Jamestown since retiring from the Laborers Union in Bloomington. Jerry loved to restore old John Deere tractors, ride his Harley and camp. He was dearly loved and will be missed by family and friends...
Geraldine "Gerri" Mitchell (12/23/12)
Geraldine "Gerri" Mitchell, 97, of Worthington passed at 8:02 p.m., Saturday, December 22, 2012, at the home of her daughter in Worthington. She was born July 13, 1915, in Owen County, to Kenneth and Nota Bessie (Shelburn) Phillips. She attended the Linton First Christian Church. She had worked at Tressler's Five & Dime Store, Bob & Gayles Regal Store, and owned and operated the Triangle Restaurant, all in Worthington...
Duel C. Phelps (12/21/12)
Duel C. Phelps, 95, of Linton, entered into rest Friday, December 21, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, 2012 and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton, with burial to follow at Marco Cemetery...
Marian J. Eberhardt (12/21/12)
Marian J. Eberhardt, 64, of Dugger, passed away at 2:44 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at the Sullivan Co. Community Hospital. She was born in Gary, Ind. on March 12, 1948, the daughter of Marion Manis and Doris Shivdly Manis. She was preceded in death by her parents...
Clara D. Johnson (12/18/12)
Clara D. Johnson, 84, of Bloomfield passed away Tuesday December 18, 2012 at the Golden Living Center in Bloomington. She is survived by her husband Robert "Bob" Johnson, and two daughters, Marcella Johnson and Rosalie Wright. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10 a.m. on Friday until the hour of service at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield...
William Robert "Bob" Lewis (12/18/12)
William Robert "Bob" Lewis, 83, of Jasonville, Indiana passed away at 1:10 p.m. Monday, December, 17, 2012 in Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born February 11, 1929 in Jasonville, IN to Richard Lewis and Coletta (Motsinger) Lewis. Bob was dearly loved and survived by many relatives, friends and neighbors...
Walter Everett "Lefty" Laughlin, Jr. (12/18/12)
Walter Everett "Lefty" Laughlin, Jr., age 88, of Linton, passed away at 6:38 p.m. Mon., Dec. 17, 2012, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born Dec. 23, 1923, in Emison, the son of Walter Everett Laughlin, Sr. and Cora Ethel (Cox) Laughlin...
Steven R. Inman (12/18/12)
Steven R. Inman, 37, of Dugger, passed away at his residence Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. He was born in Brazil, Ind., Feb. 7, 1975 the son of Richard Inman and Roberta Sue Miller Inman. Steven was a Sergeant at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. He is survived by his father, Richard Inman (Marita) of Worthington; mother, Roberta Sue Miller Ellington (Ralph) of Linton; wife; Carrie Swiger Inman of Dugger; two sons, Weston Inman, and Wyatt Inman, both of Dugger; three brothers, Richard Ellington (Nicole) of Edinburg, Mike Inman (Julie) of Indianapolis, Richard Inman of Lyons; two sisters; Sarah Busenburgh (Brian) of Linton, and Wendy Allen (Dave) of Edinburgh.. ...
Martha Louise Sharp Fillers (12/18/12)
Martha Louise Sharp Fillers, 81, of Gainesville, GA, went to be with the Lord Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. She passed peacefully in her home with her husband Paul, daughter Charlene and youngest son Tim by her side. She was born on Nov. 24, 1931 in Linton IN. Martha was the daughter of Obadiah Dyar and Dora Sanders Rose. Birth parents were Emily Jane Thomas and Henry "Red" Sharp. She married Lon Paul Fillers on Nov. 1, 1952...
Walter E. "Lefty" Laughlin, Jr. (12/17/12)
Walter E. "Lefty" Laughlin, Jr., age 88 of Linton, husband of Pricilla Laughlin, passed away at 6:38 p.m., Monday, December 17, 2012, at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available...
Richard O. House (12/14/12)
Richard O. House, 83, of Linton, passed away at 6:34 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at his residence in Linton. He was born in Terre Haute on Nov. 8, 1929, the son of Isaac House II and Bertha I. (Bryant) House. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a High Line Worker with IBEW Electric Union #1393 and Electricians Local Union #725. He retired from Crane in 1990 as an electrician...
Morris Owen Stivers, Jr. (12/14/12)
Morris Owen Stivers, Jr., 54 of Linton, went home to be with the Lord on December 13, 2012. He was born May 20, 1958 in Bloomington to Morris, Sr. and Evelyn Skirvin Stivers. He graduated from Bloomington High School North in 1977 and served in the Indiana National Guard. He worked at Coca Cola in Bloomington for several years and at Carlisle Prison as a guard for 15 years. He was a member of Olive Branch Baptist Church in Linton...
Luvina Mary (Williams) Hutchens (12/14/12)
Luvina Mary (Williams) Hutchens, 88, of Bloomfield, passed away at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital. Born March 6, 1924 in Owen County, she was the daughter of Morton Harrison and Mary Frances (Ransford) Williams...
Richard House (12/13/12)
Richard House, age 83 of Linton, passed away at 6:34 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted on this site when available.
Donna "Pat" Ashcraft (12/13/12)
Donna "Pat" Ashcraft, 76, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:42 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born June 11, 1936 in Linton, she was the daughter of, Donald and Ava (Trotter) Reynolds Cooprider. After retiring from RCA after 25 years of service, she and her husband, Bud owned and operated the Fairplay Lanes Bowling Alley in Bloomfield for 20 years...
Sharon E. Speer (12/12/12)
Sharon E. Speer, 62, of Bloomfield was called to the Lord on December 12, 2012 after fighting a courageous battle against cancer. Sharon was born January 22, 1950 in Linton, Indiana to Dale and Margaret (Denman) Burch. She was a graduate of Vincennes University and spent several years as a Home Health Aid. ...
Mary Ruth Watson (12/12/12)
Mary Ruth Watson, 95, of La Mirada, CA, formerly of Linton, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012, in La Mirada, CA. She was born on May 18, 1917, in Linton, IN, to James and Flara (Meadors) Rice. She married Charles E. Davis in June 1936, and he preceded in death. In March of 1959, she married Lee H. Watson...
Tiffany Ann Crabb (12/12/12)
Tiffany Ann Crabb, 32, of Terre Haute, passed away on Dec. 11, 2012 after a brief illness. She was born on June 25, 1980 to Tracy and Kelly (Kenworthy) Crabb in Terre Haute. Her father has preceded her in death. She attended New Covenenant Fellowship Church, was actively involved at Happiness Bag, and had received numerous medals and awards from her involvement with Special Olympics...
Janet Rose (Bradfield) Combs (12/12/12)
Janet Rose (Bradfield) Combs, 88, of Lyons, passed away at 8:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at her residence. Born Sept. 29, 1924 in Richland County, Ill., she was the daughter of Charlie Anson and Reba Gertrude (Abell) Bradfield. She was an operator for Western Union and was a member of the Lyons American Legion Auxiliary Post #479, Gold Star Wives, and the Moose Lodge...
Donald Rex Pickett (12/10/12)
Donald Rex Pickett, 72, of Newberry passed away Sunday December 9, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital. Born May 7, 1940 in Newberry, Indiana the son of Wilson and Ethel Louise (Sensney) Pickett. Rex was a truck driver working for Pioneer, Max Wesner and Farmers Tankage (Griffin Industries), he was retired...
Jack Harold Burcham (12/10/12)
Jack Harold Burcham, 82, of Bloomfield passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 in Bloomfield. Born Nov. 10, 1930 in Greene County, the son of Arthur and Ica (Hamilton) Burcham. Jack was a graduate of Solsberry High School. He was also a retired warehouse supervisor at RCA with 41 years of service. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War...
Evelyn June Steele (12/10/12)
Evelyn June Steele, 87, of Indianapolis and formerly of Linton and Jasonville, passed away Saturday evening, Dec. 8, 2012 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Milwaukee, Wis. on June 10, 1925. She was housing manager at the Crane Village Apartments for 18 years before moving to Jasonville. She then worked at the Citizen's Bank in Jasonville until retirement. She was a member of the Howesville Church...
Everett Frye, Jr. (12/09/12)
Everett Frye, Jr., 78, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:13 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born Feb. 10, 1934 in Greene County, he was the son of Everett Sr. and Emma (Linthicum) Frye. He worked for Sarkes Tarzain in Bloomington and later for NSWC Crane in ordinance from 1966 until his retirement in 1993...
Isaac 'Ike' House (12/07/12)
Isaac 'Ike' House, 72, of Linton, passed away at 5:31 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at his residence in Linton. He was born Dec. 28, 1939, in Dugger, the son of Isaac House II and Bertha I. (Bryant) House. He was a highline worker for IBEW and retired as a superintendent. ...
Martha J. Lemonds (12/06/12)
Martha J. Lemonds, 85, of Bloomington, IN, formerly of Linton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, in Bloomington. She was born on Dec.17, 1926, in Harrodsburg, IN, to Charles and Violet (Doub) Pritchett. She married Robert D. "Bob" Lemonds on March 29, 1955. Martha was employed for over 20 years in various capacities at the Linton-Stockton School Corporation.
Isaac "Ike" House (12/06/12)
Isaac "Ike" House, age 72 of Linton, passed away Thursday evening, December 6, 2012, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available.
Donald Lee Strauser (12/06/12)
Donald Lee Strauser, 82, of Greenfield, went to be with the Lord and wife, Darlene, on Dec. 5, 2012. He was born on July 21, 1930, in Bloomfield, Ind., to Martin and Lonnie Strauser. Surviving him are his children, Sharon (Tony) Schreiber of Greenfield, Donald R. ...
Larry Jon Whitehead (12/06/12)
Larry Jon Whitehead, 52, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Gibson General Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facility in Princeton. He was born May 7, 1960 in Princeton. Larry's Down's Syndrome was seen not as a handicap, but as a special blessing by his family and many friends...
Janet Carey Sanders (12/06/12)
Janet Carey Sanders, 91, of Spencer, IN and formerly of Sandborn, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012, in Spencer. She was born on Nov. 29, 1921 in Linton, IN, to David and Isabelle (Cunningham) Davidson. She married John Franklin Sanders on Dec. 21, 1939...
Harold Dwight Gragg (12/06/12)
Harold Dwight Gragg, 93, of Newberry, passed away at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 in Putnam County. He was born April 7, 1919 in Chicago, Illinois, he was the son of Jesse Dwight and Mary Louise (Swanson) Gragg. He served his country with the United States Navy in World War II. After the war, he worked in Brooklyn, New York at the Navy Yard from 1952-1965. He then transferred to NSWC Crane from 1965 until his retirement in 1978...
Louise (Fines) Haywood (12/03/12)
Louise (Fines) Haywood, 87, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:08 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born Aug. 6, 1925 in Mineral to Delphia (Fines) Adams. She worked for NSWC Crane during the war and later for the Greene County Welfare Department. She was a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church, past Worthy Matron of the Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star, Farm Bureau Board and the Home Economics club...
Louise (Fines) Haywood (12/03/12)
Louise (Fines) Haywood, 87, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:08 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Lyons Health and Living Center. Born Aug. 6, 1925 in Mineral to Delphia (Fines) Adams. She worked for NSWC Crane during the war and later for the Greene County Welfare Department. She was a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church, past Worthy Matron of the Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star, Farm Bureau Board and the Home Economics club...
Leona Sue Burnette (12/02/12)
Leona Sue Burnette, 70, of Springville passed away Saturday December 1, 2012 at Monroe Hospital in Bloomington. She was born on May 24, 1942 in Greene County, Indiana the daughter of William Ray and Ona (Parsley) Rollins. Leona worked at Indiana University, RCA, and Sarkes Tarzian, she retired in 1980. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Lawrence County ABATE...
Ray C. Rash (12/01/12)
Ray C. Rash, 85, of Bloomfield, passed away Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 at Core Nursing & Rehab in Bedford. Born Oct. 30, 1927 in McDowell County, North Carolina the son of Walter and Virgie (West) Rash. Ray was retired from the U.S. Navy serving twenty four years, he was also retired from the safety department at Crane. He was a member of the Tulip Church of God...