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Obituaries from March 2013

Robert F. Fulk (03/29/13)
Robert F. Fulk, 53, of Linton, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Lyons Health and Living Center in Lyons. Robert was born on January 8, 1960, to Robert and Hilda (Buskirk) Fulk. Survivors include one daughter, December Fulk; one son, Robert Fulk Jr.; one brother, Paul Fulk, of Lyons; two sisters, Barbara Wilson, of Linton, and Darlene (Phillip) Burks, of Worthington...
Clarence E. Creager (03/29/13)
Clarence E. Creager, 95, of Linton, passed away 3:25 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Greene County Hospital in Linton. Clarence was born March 28, 1917, in Merom to Augustus B. and Margaret Ann (Pleasant) Creager. Clarence taught at Linton-Stockton High School for 41 years, retiring in 1980. ...
Cathy Parsley Ward (03/28/13)
Cathy Parsley "Granny" Ward, 59, of Solsberry passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at her residence. Born July 23, 1953 in Bedford, Indiana, the daughter of Johnnie Parsley and Mary (Buher) Wrightsman. Cathy worked at Modus Link as a factory worker, she was a very loving mother, grandmother and lover of chocolate. She was everything, Mom, Dad, Coach, Leader and Best Friend. She will be greatly missed...
Kathleen Montgomery (03/28/13)
Kathleen Montgomery, 88, of Worthington, IN and formerly of Lawrenceville, IL, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at her residence. She was born Aug. 12, 1924, in Knox County, IN. She married Sherman Montgomery on February 6, 1945, and he died May 22, 2010...
Harley W. Haskett (03/28/13)
Harley W. Haskett, 93, passed away on March 27, 2013 at his home in Switz City, Ind. He was born June 2, 1919 in Switz City, the son of Joseph and Hazel Haskett. Harley was self employed for more 50 years at Haskett's Auto Shop in Switz City. He was a member of the Switz City Fire Department for 35 years. He served in the United States Army during World War II and drove a tank in the New York City Victory Parade when the war ended...
Lois Irene Stanger (03/26/13)
Lois Irene Stanger, 77, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born March 13, 1936 in Monroe County, Indiana the daughter of James and Eva (Cantwell) Hendricks. Lois was a homemaker and owner of Lois Antiques for several years...
Evelyn J. Heaton (03/25/13)
Evelyn J. Heaton, 94, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born September 18, 1918 in Lyons, Indiana the daughter of Frank and Hattie (Alsman) Frey. Evelyn was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include her grandchildren, Bart (Jamee) Beard of Linton and Brad (Julie) Beard of Bloomfield, she has four great grandchildren, Ashlea (Caleb) Dunkerly of Bloomfield, Bradlea Beard of Linton, Patrick and Justin Beard both of Bloomfield, her son-in-law Jerry Beard of Bloomfield and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Aaron Clarence Gamble (03/25/13)
Aaron Clarence Gamble, 33, of Coal City, passed away 3:20 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 in Owen County. He was born March 14, 1980 in Sullivan to Dick and Judy (Marshall) Gamble. Aaron worked at Triad Coal Mine, Bicknell. He served in the U. S. Army for four years...
Betty Jo Barnett (03/25/13)
Betty Jo Barnett, 85, of Linton, passed away at 1:56 a.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Linton Nursing & Rehab. She was born May 23, 1927 in Greene County Linton, IN. to Helen and Joseph Moore. She was later adopted by Marguerite and James Vincent of Linton...
Frances Marie (Tarwater) Creek (03/23/13)
Frances Marie (Tarwater) Creek, 74, of Bloomfield passed away Saturday March 23, 2013 at Glenburn Home in Linton. Born July 20, 1938 in Sullivan, Indiana the daughter of John and Esta (Conner) Tarwater. Frances was a legal secretary, a title insurance agent, and abstracter for Mumma Abstract in Bloomfield, she was a member of the Bloomfield First Baptist Church...
Updated: Nola Irene Rose (03/23/13)
Nola Irene Rose, 80, of Linton, IN, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013, at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton, IN. She was born in Linton on Oct. 11, 1932, to Barney Ellis and Ethel Lenora (Swaggerty) Goodson. Irene married David L. Rose on July 2, 1959...
Clarence E. Creager (03/24/13)
Clarence E. Creager, 95, of Linton, passed away 3:25 a.m. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Greene County Hospital in Linton. Clarence was born March 28, 1917, in Merom to Augustus B. and Margaret Ann (Pleasant) Creager. Clarence taught at Linton-Stockton High School for 41 years, retiring in 1980. ...
Albert (Ed) Whitner (03/22/13)
Albert (Ed) Whitner, 79, passed away in Florida on March 20, 2013. He resided for the past 15 years in Sebring, FL. He was born on Jan 27, 1934, in Terre Haute, IN, the son of Abe and Letha Whitner. He married Annette in 1984, and was previously married to Donna (deceased)...
Mary Juanita Rowe (03/19/13)
Mary Juanita Rowe, of Jasonville, IN born January 23, 1915, passed into her heavenly home on March 12, 2013, at age 98, while staying with sisters near Los Angeles. Juanita was married to Dutch Rowe for 69 years, Dutch having died on May 22, 2011, at age 96...
Mabel L. Garwood (03/18/13)
Mabel L. Garwood, 81, of Linton, passed from this life Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Jasonville. She was born on August 28, 1931, to Henry Jacob and Florence (Hammelman) Taylor. Mabel was a member of Linton Assembly of God Church where she worked as the secretary/bookkeeper for several years...
Lloyd M. Martin (03/18/13)
Lloyd M. Martin, 92, of Linton, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. He was born on Jan. 2, 1921, in Dugger, IN, the son of William Martin and Stella Tribby. He was a member of the Dugger Masonic Lodge #721...
Louis A. 'Louie' Mehay, Jr. (03/18/13)
Louis A. 'Louie' Mehay, Jr., 88, of Bloomington, IN and formerly of Dugger, entered into eternal rest Friday, March 15, 2013, at Garden Villa in Bloomington. He was born on May 28, 1924, in Cass Township, IN to Louis A. Sr. and Julie (Roget) Mehay. Louie married Janice (Giblin) on September 24, 2004...
Nancy L. Holmes (03/18/13)
Nancy L. Holmes, 61, of Linton, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. She was born in Danville, IL, on July 29, 1951, to William N. and Lorena (Wheeler) Campbell. Nancy was a CNA at Glenburn Home. She attended The Church of the Nazerene...
Carl E. Byers (03/15/13)
Carl E. Byers, 95, of Bedford and formerly of Bloomfield, died at 12:40 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 at his residence. Born Jan. 3, 1918 in Bedford, he was the son of Ernest and Mary (Lane) Byers. He married Florence Evans in 1941 and she survives. ...
J. "Ivan" Terrell (03/15/13)
J. "Ivan" Terrell went to be with the Lord on March 12, 2013 in the Billings (MT) Clinic. Ivan was born on Sept. 9, 1929 in Burns City, Ind., to Perry and Elizabeth (Earl) Terrell. Ivan and his first wife had four children, Alan, Jeffrey, Brenda and Joyce. ...
Teena Rose Cooper-Collins (03/13/13)
Teena Rose Cooper-Collins, 54, of Port Orange, Fla., a former business clerk at Bert Fish Medical Center, New Smyrna Beach, Fla. and Halifax Health Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Fla. died Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at her home. Mrs. Collins was born in Linton, Ind. and moved to the Port Orange, Fla. area in 1986 from her birthplace. She enjoyed riding in planes, crocheting, antiques and spending time with her grandchildren...
Mary Juanita Rowe (03/13/13)
Mary Juanita Rowe, 98, of Jasonville, Ind. passed away at her sister's home in West Covina, California on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Arrangements are pending at the Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville.
Letters to the Editor (03/13/13)
Terrell family appreciates support To the Editor: Our family would like to take the time to thank everyone that helped us with the passing of our mother, grandma and great grandma -- Janette Terrell. We were truly blessed to have her in our lives for as long as we did!...
James L. Alsman (03/12/13)
James L. Alsman, 34, of Sandborn, IN, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN. He was born on April 29, 1978, in Linton, Indiana, the son of Robert Alsman and Jenny LaRoche Alsman. James was employed at Ford Sawmills, Inc. in Vincennes...
Patricia L. Hershman (03/11/13)
Patricia L. Hershman, age 61, of rural Bloomfield, passed away at 12:05 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Linton on August 20, 1951, the daughter of Gilbert Lee and Joan (Wallen) Delph. She worked as a private home health care provider for many years, and retired from General Electric in Bloomington...
Paul W. Page Sr. (03/11/13)
Paul W. Page, Sr., 51 , of Midland, Ind. passed away at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at home in Midland. He was born December 11, 1961 in Henderson, Kentucky to Jewell Page and Betty J. (Parson) Page Marshall. Survivors include his wife of 25 yrs. ...
Owen V. Fulford (03/11/13)
Owen V. Fulford, 85, of Linton, passed away at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Lyons Health and Living Center in Lyons. He was born on February 25, 1928, the son of Fred and Alta LaVerne (Beal) Fulford. He was a United States Army Air Corps World War II veteran. He was a member of the American Legion Post #22 and a former member of the Masonic Lodge #560, both of Linton...
Martha L. (Pearson) Hardesty (03/11/13)
Martha L. (Pearson) Hardesty, 83, of Lyons, passed away at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 1, 1929 in Greene County, she was the daughter of John M. and Hattie (Williams) Pearson. She worked at the Bloomfield Woolen Mill and later retired from the Greene County Court House in voter registration. She was a member of the Lyons Community Church and The Linton American Legion Auxiliary Post #22...
Jesse R. Martin (03/09/13)
Jesse R. Martin, 90, of Lyons, IN, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Lyons Health and Living Center in Lyons. He was born on July 17, 1922, in Sullivan County the son of William Martin and Stella Tribby Martin. He was a WWII Army Veteran, a member of the Linton American Legion Post #22, and the Scotland Full Gospel Church. Jesse also retired from law enforcement...
Thomas Edgar McGriffin (03/08/13)
Thomas Edgar McGriffin, 85, of Carmel, Ind. passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013 at his residence. He was born on August 26, 1927 in Linton, Ind. to Henry and Floy (Meek) McGriffin. He married Patricia Campbell on August 26, 2004. His first wife, Patricia McKeigue precedes him in death...
Edna Jewell Smith (03/08/13)
Edna Jewell (Price) Smith, 87, of Linton, Ind., passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. She was born on May 26, 1925 in Martin County, Ind. to Von and Fannie (Jackson) Price. She married Henry W. Smith, Jr. on April 15, 1949...
Margie M. Sisk (03/08/13)
Margie M. Sisk, 77, passed away at 11:57 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Jasonville on Aug. 10, 1935, the daughter of Thomas and Hazel (Cooprider) Borders. Margie retired from Glenburn Nursing Home after 22 years of service. She was a loving mother and grandmother, always putting others before herself. She attended Covenant Ministries of Linton and Anchored in Faith of Vicksburg...
Charles R. Gardner (03/07/13)
Charles R. Gardner, 69, of Jasonville, Ind., passed away at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in his residence. He was born February 7, 1944 in Albany, Ind. to Lovel T. Gardner and Eva (Bedwell) Gardner. Survivors include his daughters, Christi Gilbert and Jeff of Lewis, Ind., Valerie Elkins and Brian of Jasonville; grandchildren, Jessica Coleman and Brandon, Christopher Gambill, Makayla Elkins, Katelyn Elkins, Christina Elkins, Kinley Elkins; great-grandchildren, Hallee Coleman and Layla Coleman; many nieces and nephews.. ...
Robert R. "Gunny" Payne (03/07/13)
Robert R. "Gunny" Payne,58, of Loogootee, Indiana died at 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Daviess Community Hospital in Washington, IN. He was born Dec. 24, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas to B. W. Payne and Marie (Smith) Payne On May 16, 1982, he married Johnette (Cowser) Payne and she survives...
Steven W. "Pete" Duncan (03/06/13)
Steven W. "Pete" Duncan, 68, of Jasonville, Ind. passed away at 8:06 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in his residence. He was born February 26, 1945 in Brazil, Ind. to Robert Duncan and Verna Maxine (Miller) Duncan. Steven married Carol Sue (McGavic) Duncan September 4, 1965 and she passed away on October 22, 2000...
Cora Sue Long (03/06/13)
Cora Sue Long, 78, of Springville, passed away at 8:14 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Garden Villa of Bloomington. Born Oct. 5, 1934 in Bloomfield, she was the daughter of Harley and Anna Vesta (Blevins) Anderson. She retired from GE in Bloomington as an inspector and was a member of the Bethel Christian Church...
Sheridan Lee Priest (03/05/13)
Sheridan Lee Priest, 77, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday March 4, 2013 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Born Sept. 26, 1935 in Martin County, Indiana the son of Paul M. and Jessie L. (Stoner) Priest. Sheridan was retired from Crane civil service, he was a member of the Bloomfield Church of Christ and NARFE (National Association of Retired Federal Employees). He was a U.S. Air Force veteran...
Fenton Denny Girton (03/05/13)
Fenton Denny Girton, 70, of Bloomfield, passed away at 11:15 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Garden Villa in Bloomington. He was born May 24, 1942, in Edwardsport, the son of Fred and Edith (Salters) Girton. He was retired from RCA in Bloomington. He loved animals, including his dogs, Scooby & Buddy...
Donald Lee Andrew (03/04/13)
Donald Lee Andrew 67, of Solsberry, passed away at 4:07 a.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at his residence. Born Feb. 16, 1946 in Alton, Ind., he was the son of Archie and Rosa Lee (Johnson) Andrew. He worked at Beasley Produce in Bloomington. He was a life member of the American Legion Post 196 in Bloomfield, life member of the DAV, member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonel and the USS Grand Canyon Sailors organization...
Mildred F. Bertram (03/04/13)
Mildred F. Bertram, 94, of Worthington, passed away 7:37 a.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born Feb. 2, 1919 in Indianapolis, to Virgil and Lula (Hollingsworth) Hunt. She was a homemaker, and worked with her husband at Bertram Trucking and Mildred and her son operated Bertram Grocery, both in Indianapolis. ...
Carol S. White (03/03/13)
Carol S. White, of Linton, IN, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Glenburn Nursing Home. She was born February 24, 1934, to Ralph L. and Ilene (Mitchell) Bedwell in Linton, IN. She married Donnie R. White on November 11, 1950. Carol worked for 30 years as the Office Manager of the BMV Linton Branch. She was a member of the Linton First Christian Church and served as the Precinct Committee Person for Stockton #1. She was also a Past President of the Republican Women's Club...
Phyllis Rose Ridinger (03/03/13)
Phyllis Rose Ridinger, 82, of Jasonville, passed away at 11:35 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 in Southwood Health and Rehabilitation, Terre Haute, IN. She was born May 2, 1930 at home to Earl (Doc) Rine and Margaret (McGrew) Rine. She was a devoted mother to her five children, Jeannie Johnson, Sonja and Stonie Cox, Tom Ridinger, John Ridinger, Brent Ridinger; loving grandmother to, Nissa and John Ellett, Jenny Cooper, Amy and Wade Fanning, Joby and Brandi Cox, Andrea and Scott Padgett, Kristopher Johnson and Leah, Ashley Ridinger and Paul, Shawn Ridinger, Jessica Ridinger and Mike; great-grandmother to 17 great-grandchildren. ...
Stephen "Steve" George Tipton (03/01/13)
Stephen "Steve" George Tipton, 56, was called home by his Lord peacefully at home Thursday, February 28, 2013. He is the son of Ines Tipton and the late Senator Elden Tipton of Jasonville. Survivors are mother, Ines; greatest joy of his life, lovely daughter Ashlyn Tipton; sisters and brothers, Linda Tipton of Jasonville, John Tipton of Jacksonville, Florida, Joe Tipton of Fairfax Court House, Virginia (currently serving in Afghanistan), Bonnie Tipton of Houston, Texas, and Bill Tipton of Cincinnati, Ohio.. ...
Shelvy J. Goble (03/01/13)
Shelvy J. Goble, 73, of Jasonville, passed away at 4:32 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. She was born April 2, 1939 in Clay County, IN to Glen Burger and Helen (Perry) Burger. Survivors include her daughters, Debbie McDonald-Miller and Jay of Linton, Tammie Goble and Roy Terrell of Jasonville; grandchildren, Justin McDonald, Tommy Terrell, Kanitra McDonald, Adrena McDonald, Jordan Terrell; great-grandchildren, Gabe McDonald, Braxton McDonald; sisters, Joan Strahla, Dee Dee Woods; brothers, Freddie Burger, Kenny Burger, Donnie Burger, Bob Burger, Darrell Burger, Mike Burger; life-long best friend, Judy White; nieces, nephews and cousins.. ...
Phyllis Ridinger (03/01/13)
Phyllis Ridinger, 82, of Jasonville, passed away on Thursday in Terre Haute. Arrangements are pending at Cox Funeral Home in Jasonville.