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Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 30, 1998
DOROTHY SOUTHARD
BICKNELL-Dorothy 'T.L.î Southard, 58, died at her residence Friday at 8:15 a.m.
Graveside services were at 1 p.m. today at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Forrest Godin officiated.
The McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1940 in Evansville to Homer E. and Mary Jane Nation. Her mother survives in Mt. Vernon.
Southard had been a restaurant employee as well as a nursing home employee.
Also surviving are her daughters, Connie Fox, Bicknell; Patricia Jolley, Vincennes and Carolyn Bishop, Las Cruces, N.M.; her stepdaughters, Shelly Newberry, Monroe City and Tammy Brontz, Dugger; a son, Gene Jolley, Jr., Michigan City, Ind.; a sister, Judith Thompson, Mt. Vernon; her brothers, James H. Nation, Evansville; Ivan W., Donald E., Edward L., Roger A. and Mike Nation, all of Mt. Vernon and 17 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, two brothers and a grandchild.
(Nov. 27, 1998)
JOSEPH FAUNCE
Joseph A. Faunce, 69, Rt. #2 Box 276A, died at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday at 9:20 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. James Payton officiating. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until service time.
He was born on March 9, 1929 in Peru, Ind. He married Audrey Cannon on May 9, 1954 and she survives.
Faunce was a McCord employee and Army veteran. He also had attended Peru, Ind. schools and was an American Legion and VFW member.
Also surviving are two daughters, Barbra Cox and Debbie Bryant, both of Washington; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a sister, Barbra Lincoln, Leroy, Mich.
(Nov. 29, 1998)

DOROTHY RAY
Dorothy E. Ray, State Street, died at the Daviess County Hospital Saturday at 6:35 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Trinity Gospel Tabernacle. Bros. Mack Jones, Eugene Henry and Jonathan Mennach will officiate. Interment will be in the Hamlin Chapel Cemetery, Knox County.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gills and after noon Tuesday at the Church.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1910 in Crawford County, Ill. to Henry and Eva (Sutton) Hargis. She married The Rev. Ryburn Ray on June 17, 1932 and he survives.
Ray was a retired Daviess County Hospital nurse having served for 20 years. She was a 1928 Oglong (Ill.) High School and Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Vincennes, graduate. She was also a Trinity Gospel Tabernacle member.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Louise Ray and a brother, Don Hargis.
(Nov. 28, 1998)

LOWELL HARNER
Lowell F. 'Peteî Harner, 74, 2312 Memorial Avenue, died at the Daviess County Hospital in the Extended Care Unit Saturday at 7:20 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at Mt. Gilead Cemetery with Pastor Chuck Harrington will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and after 10 a.m. until service time on Tuesday.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1924 in Washington to William and Susie M. (Brown) Harner. They preceded her in death.
Harner retired in 1991 from Buchta Trucking. He was a soldier in the U.S.Army during World War II and served in the Pacific Theatre. He had also been awarded the Purple Heart. He was a lifetime community member and was educated at Washington Schools. He was also an American Legion and VFW member.
Surviving are his children, Toni Evans, Nancy E. Horton and William M. Harner, all of Washington; a stepdaughter, Carole Armstrong, Lebanon, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; his brothers and sisters, Velma Purdy, Washington; Vera Beatty, Highland, Ind.; John 'Dutchî Harner, Bradenton, Fla. and William F. Harner, Jr., Fort Collins, Colo.
He was also preceded in death by three grandchildren; three brothers and two sisters.
(Nov. 28, 1998)

LUCILLE PILKINGTON
NEW PALESTINE-Lucille M. (Mattingly) Pilkington, 90, died Sunday at the Sugar Creek Nursing Home, Greenfield.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Flanner & Buchanan Washington Park East Mortuary. Burial will be at the Washington Park East Cemetery.
Calling is tonight from 5 to 8 at the mortuary.
She married Arthur Paul Pilkington and he preceded her in death.
Pilkington was formerly of Lafayette. She was a homemaker. She was also a previous member of St. Christopher Catholic Church, Volunteer Methodist Hospital and RSVP organization with Methodist.
Surviving are her daughters, Patricia Applegate and Gini Rayman; a sister, Pauline Enkoff, Washington; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
(Nov. 29, 1998)

CHYANNE DeMOSS
Chyanne Renee' DeMoss, 116 Southview Trailer Court, infant daughter of Rob Morning and Tory DeMoss, died at St. Mary's Hospital, Evansville, Friday at 11:05 p.m. She was born prematurely and was ill since birth.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. today at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pastor David Tomson officiated.
She was born on Oct. 29 in Washington. Her parents survive. She was also a Souls Harbor Church member.
Surviving besides her parents are her grandparents, Jerry and Sonda Shake and Robert and Nancy Morning, all of Washington and Rick DeMoss, Elnora; her great-grandparents, Carl and Betty Burton, Washington; Paul and Virginia DeMoss, Elnora; Melvin and Pauline Richardson and Robert W. Morning, Laurel, Ind. and her siblings, Shawn and Mercide Morning, both at home.
(Nov. 27, 1998)

DONALD WELFEL
BICKNELL-Donald Ray Welfel, 33, died at 8:43 a.m. Saturday following a motorcycle wreck in Bicknell.
Graveside service was at 3 p.m. today at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Dick Smith officiating. The McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on July 31, 1965 in Corpus Christi, Texas to Gordon and Dorothy (Oakley) Auberry. His mother survives in Bicknell.
Welfel was a carpenter employed by Butch May Contractor.
Also surviving are two sons, David Welfel and Steve Goodman, both at home; a sister, Peggy Myers, Washington and five brothers, Ronald Welfel, Vincennes; Troy Auberry, Bicknell; Shane Auberry, Bloomington; Mike Auberry, Evansville and Steve Auberry, Crane.
(Nov. 27, 1998)

STEVE LECH
CENTERVILLE, Ohio -- Steve Lech, 79, died at Hospice of Dayton on Nov. 24 after a two and a half year battle with lung cancer.
Funeral services will be at the Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton Street, Somerset, N.J. A Mass of Resurrection was at 9:30 this morning at St. Matthias Church, JFK Boulevard, Somerset, N.J. Burial followed in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Middlebush, N.J. A memorial service will also be at a later date in Port Charlotte, Fla.
He was born on Dec. 21, 1918 in Rhode Island to Mary (Czolacz) and Adam Lech, he and his family moved to New Jersey in 1920. He was a lifelong Franklin Township, N.J. (Middlebush), resident, prior to his Florida retirement. Prior to his recent move to Ohio, he was an 18 year full-time Port Charlotte, Fla. resident.
Lech graduated from New Brunswick (NJ) High School in 1938. He was a World War II veteran having served with the 53rd Ammunition Ordnance Company as well at 989th Ordnance Company that helped to build the AlCan Highway. He retired from the General Services Administration, Bayonne, N.J. in 1980 with 35 years of federal government service in assignments at Bayonne, Belle Mead, Raritan Arsenal, Philadelphia and New York.
He was a Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department life member. He was also the department's first Santa and performed his holiday ride for 18 years before passing the suit and tradition to others. He was a founding parishioner of St. Matthias Church in Somerset, N.J., where he was a Holy Name Society, Ushers Board and Bingo Team One member. He was a Past Grand Knight of the Third Degree, Knight of Columbus, George Washington Assembly #659, Somerville, N.J. member.
At the time of his death, he was a member of the Charlotte County Elks Lodge #2153, American Legion Post #110; Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #2121; National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 754, all of Port Charlotte; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 8025, the Ukrainian National Association and St. Matthias Council #9925 of the Knight of Columbus, Somert, N.J. He was currently a parishioner at Church of the Incarnation, Centerville, Ohio.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Regina (Grannan) from Washington and a daughter, Mary Beth Lech, both of Centerville, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 6687, Somerset, N.J., 08875-6687; Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio, 45420-4490 or to a children's charity are encouraged. A gift of your time in his name to someone who needs a helping hand is also appreciated.
(Nov. 24, 1998)

HELEN DELLINGER
The funeral for Helen L. Dellinger was at the Hamline Chapel Church, Monroe City, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment was at the Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. The Revs. Andrew D. Kinsey, Ronald Clark and Andrew Schramm officiated. Pallbearers were: James Farris, Jana Millikan, Edward Farris, Gregory Dellinger, Rebecca McDowell, Marcy Dellinger and Jennifer Walsh.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 27, 1998
GRETCHEN WINSTON
BLOOMINGTON-Gretchen W. Winston, 88, died at 2:02 p.m. Wednesday at the Meadowood Health Pavillion.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel followed by a private burial at Valhalla Memory Gardens. The Rev. Hugh Laughlin will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel.
She was born on July 9, 1910 in Joliet, Ill. to Thomas H. and Jennie (Stephens) Wagner.
Winston was a Resident Assignment Manager with the Indiana University Halls of Residence. She was also a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Red Cross, Tri Kappa and Gamma Phi Beta Sororities.
Surviving are a son, John T. Winston, Warner Robins, Ga.; two daughters, Virginia Hollenback, Bloomington and Renee Kull, Glendale, Calif.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a sister, Dolly Shroeder, Pompano Beach, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack M. Winston and a brother, Thomas I. Wagner.
Contributions may be made to the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority scholarship fund.
(Nov. 25, 1998)
MARILYN WHITE
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter's Church for the funeral of Marilyn V. White with Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will as the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Tim and Chris Clements, Randy Emmons, Gary Wathen, Kevin White and Richard Raubach.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 25, 1998
JESUS ROJAS
Funeral services for infant Jesus Madrigal Rojas were conducted at St. Mary's Church at 2 p.m. Tuesday with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery.
Rojas was stillborn at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday.
Surviving are his parents, Jaime Rojas and Arjelia Madrigal, local residents.
Also surviving are his grandparents, Marie Hernandez, Washington and Francisco Madrigal, Michigan.
Ed Lee Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.
(Nov. 22, 1998)
MARIE CORNETT
LOOGOOTEE-Stella 'Marieî (Lane) Cornett, 77, died at her residence Tuesday at 11:42 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home, Gratis, Ohio. Interment will be at the Fairview Cemetery in Gratis, Ohio. Local services will be at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, at 7 p.m. Friday with Bro. Ken Jergens officiating.
Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Friends may call locally at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, from 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday.
She was born on May 2, 1921 in Preble County, Ohio to Walter and Jessie (Akers) Lane. She married James H. Cornett on Nov. 21, 1936 in Richmond, Ind. He survives.
Cornett was retired from Jay C Food Store in Shoals after 19 years and also worked at Alco Dime Store in Shoals. She was a member of the Shoals Christian Church, Secretary of Sunday School Class, Grandmother's Club and Dover Hill Homemakers.
Also surviving are five daughters, Shirley Harding and Sally Ragsdale, both of Shoals; Marilyn Tow, Indianapolis; Shari Flippins, Santa Claus and Becky Truelove, Nashville, Tenn.; two sons, Richard Cornett, Loogootee and Roger Cornett, Indianapolis; 25 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Dorothy Hoskins and Regent Chamberlain, Somerville, Ohio; Laura Taylor, Norma Creekbaum and Brenda Phillabaum, Middletown, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by two sons, James L. and Randall S. Cornett; a daughter, Betty Lou Cornett; two sisters and a brother.
(Nov. 24, 1998)

MARY NORRIS
MARBLE, N.C.-Mary Wanda Norris, 76, died in Andrews, N.C. Monday.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at All Saints Catholic Church in Cannelburg with burial to follow in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Montgomery.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A Vigil Services will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1922 in Cannelburg to Henry A. and Mary (Jones) Lavely. Her husband of 48 years, A. Monte Norris, survives.
Norris was a homemaker and St. William Catholic Church in Murphy, N.C. member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Mary Ellen Bargerhuff, Dayton, Ohio; a brother, Charles Henry Lavely, Loogootee and two granddaughters.
Memorials may be made to the District Memorial Hospital Capital Improvement Fund through the funeral home.
(Nov. 23, 1998)

HELEN DELLINGER
MONROE CITY-Helen Dellinger, 92, died of heart failure at her Vincennes residence Tuesday at 8:01 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Hamline Chapel Church, Monroe City, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
She was born to Edward and Anna (Reel) Ice on Jan. 16, 1906 in Knox County. She married Chester Dellinger on Dec. 24, 1929 and he preceded her in death on April 5, 1987.
Dellinger, a Monroe City High School and Vincennes University graduate, taught school in Harrison Township before her marriage. She was a life member of the Hamline Chapel Church and active member of the Hamline Chapel United Methodist Women.
Surviving are two sons, Eldon and Dale Dellinger, both of Vincennes; two daughters, Edith Farris, Vincennes and Mary Pahmeier, Marion, Ind.; three brothers, Robert Ice, Monroe City; Paul Ice, Oaktown, Ind. and Clarence Ice, Lake Havasu, Ariz.; a sister, Pauline Thompson, Washington; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Donations may be given to the Hamline Chapel United Methodist Church or Good Samaritan Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(Nov. 24, 1998)
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 24, 1998
CLARA WILSON
AURELIA, Iowa -Clara (Williams) Wilson, 89, died at 3:57 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Knoll Nursing Home, Aurelia, Iowa.
The funeral will be at the Worton Funeral Home, Aurelia. Interment will be in the Aurelia, Iowa, Cemetery.
She was born April 3, 1909 in Daviess County to John and Effie (Simmons) Williams. She married Clifford Wilson in November 1931. He preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1984.
Surviving are three sons and two daughters, John N. Wilson, Grand Rapids, Mich; Leibert Wilson, Fort Worth, Texas; Norma Wood, Kankakee, Ill.; the Rev. Ronald Wilson, Olathe, Kan. and Donna Cook, Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Thomas A. Williams and a sister, Annebel Williams, Washington.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Etta (Himsel) Nolley and Mabel Baker.
(Nov. 22, 1998)
COLLEEN EASLER
INMAN, S.C. -- Colleen C. Easler, 47, died Nov. 17 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
Services were at the Cannons United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Jim Johnston Nov. 19.
A Washington native, she was a member of the Cannons United Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
Surviving are her husband, Billy E. Easler; two daughters, Kelly Emory and Benita Flowe, both of Inman; two sons, Brian Easler, Inman and Barry Easler, Tryon, N.C.; her mother, Helen Smith Cornelius, Washington; four sisters, Carol Riffey, Washington; Dorothy Newmann, Inman; Evelyn Johnson, Mount Prospect, Ill. and Marilyn Williams, La Quinta, Calif. and eight grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SRMC Hospice, 120 Heywood Ave., Suite, 300 Spartanburg, 29302.
(Nov. 17, 1998)

EUGENE HOUPT
INDIANAPOLIS-D. Eugene Houpt, 72, died Sunday evening at his residence where he was in hospice care after an illness of just a year.
His funeral service will be Wednesday at 4 p.m. conducted by Ben Bean and Charles Grubbs at the Bethany Christian Church with burial in the Bethany Cemetery.
He married Alice Summer, Montgomery, on June 9, 1946 at Bethany Christian Church. To their union was born three sons, Steven, Daniel and Michael; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Houpt and his wife, had been faithful state-side team members of the South India Mission started by Art and Ruth Morris about 50 years ago in India. Starting nearly a thousand churches, children's homes and schools, hospital, road-side clinics and a Bible College. He had preached locally at Bethany Christian Church in the late ë40s.
(Nov. 22, 1998)

MARY SUMMERS
The funeral for Mary Summers was at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with Pastor James Payton officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Wes Summers, Jeffrey Mason, David Gardner, Kevin Brauns, Robert Smith and John Brown. Honorary pallbearers were: Cynthia Mason, Pamela Gardner, Lynn Brauns and Angela Stryzinski.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 23, 1998
MARILYN WHITE
MONTGOMERY-Marilyn V. White, 66, died in the Daviess County Hospital emergency room this morning at 6:15. She had been ill but death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at the St. Peter's Church with interment in the St. Peter's Cemetery. Fr. Joseph Erbacher and Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a Rosary prayed at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on June 8, 1932 in Daviess County to Calvin W. and Thelma N. (Nolley) Clements. They preceded her in death. She married Donald White on July 21, 1956 and he survives.
White was a former American Laundry employee. She was St. Peter's Church and Altar Society member. She was also a lifetime community resident and a 1951 Montgomery High School graduate.
Also surviving are her children, Michael L. White, Sr. and Barbara A. Harrell, both of Montgomery and Richard L. White, Loogootee; five grandchildren; four brothers and sisters, Dorothy I. Huff, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; William Edward Clements, Haubstadt, Ind.; Mary Levita Kirchner, Marion, Ill. and Gilbert Andrew Clements, New Bern, N.C.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Bernice Wathen Stucky.
(Nov. 23, 1998)
SANDRA BARKER
LOOGOOTEE-Sandra Sue Barker, 50, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Graveside services will be at the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood, Ind., Wednesday at 2p.m.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1948 in Indianapolis to Donald E. and Mary A. (Nugent) Moser. Her mother survives in Indianapolis while her father preceded her in death. She married Wallace Barker and he survives.
Barker was a homemaker. She also was a Loogootee United Methodist Church and Loogootee American Legion Auxiliary member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Laura Rachelle Brunner; a son, Charles William Thomas; a sister, Cyndie Seller, and two brothers, Jeffrey and Edward Moser, all of Indianapolis and three grandchildren.
(Nov. 22, 1998)

ALICE BUSE
MADISON, Tenn. - Alice Lovell Buse, 88, died at the Hillcrest Nursing Home, Ashland City, Tenn., Saturday.
Graveside services will be at the Plainville Cemetery Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Robert Koenig will officiate.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on May 24, 1910 in Waverly, Tenn., to John Marvin and Lula Mai (Turner) Lovell. She married Lyle John Buse on May 23, 1931 and he preceded her in death.
Buse was a Methodist.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary F. Dane, Fayetteville, N.C. and Betty L. Tonderum, Spence, Iowa; five sons, Gene R. Buse, Bloomington; James H. Buse, Auburn, Ind.; Lyle J. Buse, Jr., Lenoir City, Tenn.; Keith A. Buse, Harrisonburg, Va. and Glenn A. Buse, Milwaukee, Wis.; 21 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
(Nov. 21, 1998)

LAWRENCE CLIFTON
The funeral for Lawrence Clifton was at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Glen Yoder officiated. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals. Pallbearers were: Wayne Clifton, Mike Clifton, Steve Clifton, Travis Clifton, Larry Harder and Dave Robbins. Honorary pallbearers were Mark Harder, Darin Clifton and Scott Clifton.

WILLIAM McPHERSON
Memorial services for William McPherson were at 7 p.m. Friday at the Bethany Christian Church. Bros. Ben and David Bean officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

MARGARET BARRETT
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral of Margaret Mary Barrett with Fr. David Martin as celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were her sons: James, Christopher and Peter Barrett, along with Terry Fee, Michael Burns and Peter Willette.
 
 

Funerals Nov. 21, 1998
EUGENE ROBINSON
The funeral for Eugene Robinson was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Robert Koenig officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The American Legion and VFW presented the flag at graveside. Pallbearers were: Carroll Robinson, William Robinson, Richard Robinson, Robert Robinson, James Robinson and Danny Meade.
VIRGIL PLUMMER
The funeral for Virgil P. Plummer was at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Lyle Rasmussen officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Chad Andry, Everett Ballengee, Eugene Ballengee, Paul Ballengee, Curtis Fisher and Lawrence Kyle.

GLEN LEMMON
The funeral for Glen Ray Lemmon was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Bill Stotts officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. American Legion and VFW accorded full military honors at graveside. Pallbearers were Masonic Lodge members: Leo Johnson, Robert Eskridge, Clarence Burgess, Jack Winslade, Cliff Williamson and Roderick Wright.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 20, 1998
MARY SUMMERS
Mary Summers, 92, formerly of Sunset Towers, died at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 11:20 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with Pastor James Payton officiating. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday.
She was born on April 24, 1906 in Martin County to George and Grovie (Wainman) Alford. She married William Summers on May 11, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 1953.
Summers was a retired tailor with Donaldson's Toggery, 1955-70, self-employed from 1970 until retirement and also, formerly employed at Reliance Mfg. Co. She was a Central Christian Church charter member and was educated in Martin and Daviess County schools. She was also a 50 year member of Royal Neighbors; 50 year member of Women of the Moose, Eagles Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Friendly Club and Jolly Times Club, past president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Senior Citizens in 1972 and RSVP in 1977.
Surviving are two sons, William Summers, Washington and Dr. Phillip Summers, Vincennes; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Fleta Osha, Roxie Osman and Esther McCamment, all of Washington and Essie Lundergan, Louisville, Ky.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
(Nov. 19, 1998)
JAMES ROGERS
The funeral for James L. 'Butchî Rogers was at 11 this morning at the Bicknell First Baptist Church. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated with interment at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jerry Branch, Leo Kotlarsky, David Van Meter, Cliff Carrico, Larry Alexander and Jim Smith.

MARY FETTINGER
The funeral for Mary Ruth Fettinger was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow, with the Rev. Robert Asa officiating. Pallbearers were: Phil Hedges, Charles Yates, Joe Henson, David Stewart, Dr. William Dye and Darren Dye.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 19, 1998
GENEVA FRY
TERRE HAUTE-Geneva (Angel) Fry, 77, died at her daughter's residence in Martinsville Wednesday at 4 a.m.
The funeral is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mattox-Wood North Terre Haute. Pastor Andy McQuaid will officiate. Interment will be at the Roselawn Memorial Park, Terre Haute. Calling is from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.
She was born to Charles and Melda (Nelson) Angel on Sept. 12, 1921 in Sawyer, Ky. She married William F. Fry and he preceded him in death April 12, 1991.
Also surviving are a son, Derrell Fry; a daughter, Marilyn Nicola; four grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at 705 Putnam St., Terre Haute, Ind. 47802 or to the charity of their choice.
(Nov. 18, 1998)
ELOISE GREENE
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Eloise Greene. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery, Loogootee. Pallbearers were her grandsons: Clark Patterson, Bryan Englehart, Jim and Curt Greene, Rick Newland, Billy Chapman and Craig and Adam Cox.

GILBERT GRESS
The funeral for Gilbert A. Gress was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Kenneth Birkey and Jolly Moody officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Carl Wade, Dick Wade, Dan Gress, Rex Gress, Tom Gress and Randy Armes.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 18, 1998
GLEN LEMMON
Glen Ray Lemmon, 72, Rt. #2, Box 26, died at St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, Monday at 4:58 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Bill Stotts will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. American Legion and VFW will accord full military honors at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday. Masonic service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Sept. 19, 1926 in Daviess County to John C. and Lucy (Wilson) Lemmon. He married Ruby A. Emmick on Aug. 11, 1951 and she survives.
Lemmon, 1946 Glendale High School graduate, was a mechanic at the B & O Railroad Shops and later with the Heavy Equip Mechanic for Ralph Rodgers Cons. Co. He attended the Free Methodist Church and was a World War II Navy veteran. He was also a member of Charity Lodge #30 F&AM; Scottish Rite, Evansville; Hadi Shrine, Evansville; Daviess County Shrine Club; Eagles and Moose lodges; Family Campers and R.V.'ers, Good Sam R.V. Owners Club, Washington Boat Club, International Union of Operating Engineers and Naval Minewarfare Association.
Also surviving are two daughters, Glenda Thomas, Washington and Donna Bratcher, Mooresville; three grandchildren; three sisters, Florence Clark, Columbus; Rowena Davidson and Fern Myers, both of Bloomington and a brother, Russell Lemmon, Washington.
He was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.
(Nov. 16, 1998)
MARY FETTINGER
WINSLOW-Mary R. Fettinger, 79, died on Hwy. 56, Petersburg in an automobile accident Monday. This is still under investigation.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow, with the Rev. Robert Asa officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on Aug. 26, 1919 in Pike County to Orville and Cora (Riley) Mosby. She married Fred O. Fettinger and he preceded her in death in 1996.
Fettinger was a retired clerk with the U.S. Post Office, Winslow, after 25 years of service. She was also a Winslow Christian Church member.
Surviving are two daughters, Myra 'Peachyî Deen, Winslow and Marcy Dye, Evansville; three brothers, Jerry Mosby, Petersburg; Riley Mosby, California and Bill Mosby, Texas; a sister, Nina Stewart, Otwell; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter and three brothers, John, Bob and Jim Mosby.
(Nov. 16, 1998)

BRUCE RITTER
The funeral for Bruce N. Ritter was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was at the Sugarland Memory Gardens with full military rites accorded by the American Legion Honor Guard. Bro. Ira Price officiated. Pallbearers were: Samuel Nate, Matt Smith, Jim Stewart, Joshua Dobbs and Kent Johnson.

WAYNE ARMES
The funeral for Wayne L. Armes was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Randall Sapp officiated with interment in the Wheatland Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were: Morris Cornelius, Brett Chesnut, Frank Arney, Ralph Akester and Ben Swartzentruber. Honorary pallbearers were his nephews: Charles Scott, Dale Armes, Edwin Armes, Donald Armes, Jack Armes, Darrel Armes, Dorrel Armes and Victor Armes.
 

Obituaries and Funerals for Nov. 16, 1998
GILBERT GRESS
Gilbert 'Gibî Andrew Gress, 68, 2007 E. National Hwy., died in the Daviess County Hospital Emergency Room Friday at 9 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel.
Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday. Masonic Memorial services will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on May 13, 1930 in Daviess County to Andrew Earl and Ethel (Davis) Gress. He married Leota Faye Gott on March 9, 1949 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 8, 1995. He then married Cecile Hornaday on Feb. 1, 1997 and she survives.
Gress, a 1938 Washington High School graduate, was a retired heavy equipment operator and owned and operated Gilbert Gress Construction. He was also a real estate broker and had farmed. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church, former Daviess County surveyor, Glendale Lodge #461 F & AM, Deacon of the Church, instrumental in establishing Grace Christian School, school board member and Civil Air Patrol.
Also surviving are four daughters, Audra Gluck, Washington; Wanda Colvin, Montgomery; Debra Dove, Linton and Pamela Sailer, Centralia, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Glendora Armes, Washington; Velma Wade, Plainville and Melba Mattingly, Centerville, Iowa and a brother, Delmar Gress, Bonita Springs, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Andrea Sailer and four brothers, Cull, Rex, Clyde and Don Gress.
(Nov. 13, 1998)

GENE GILLIATTE
INDIANAPOLIS-Larry 'Geneî Gilliatte, 56, died of natural causes at the Wishard Memorial Hospital Saturday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 100 W. 86th St., Indianapolis.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lepper & Hensley Mortuary, 740 East 86th St., Indianapolis.
He was born on April 16, 1942 in French Lick to Blair and Mary Gilliatte. He married Brigitte Matros on Oct. 23, 1970 and she survives.
Gilliatte, a Springs Valley High School graduate, was employed at the Hendricks County Golf Course in Danville as the golf pro for the last five years. Prior to this, he spent 11 years at the Vincennes Elks County Club and from 1976-84 he was the pro at the Washington Country Club. He was a Springs Valley High School graduate. He was also a member of the St. Lukes' United Methodist Church, United States Professional Golf Association, Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, Washington; State Golf Champion in 1958, coached golf at the high school and college levels in Vincennes and Washington and led several of his players to state and national championships.
Also surviving are his mother, Mae (Tillery) Gilliatte, French Lick; a daughter, Iris Goebel, Indianapolis; a son, Phillip A. Alicea, Tennessee; a brother, Robert Pollom, Orleans, Ind.; two sisters, Judy Roll, French Lick and Margie Clark, West Baden, Ind. and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Blair Gilliatte.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association.
(Nov. 14, 1998)

ELOISE GREENE
Eloise 'Mickeyî Greene, 80, 715 Sunset Towers, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 3:05 a.m. She had been in failing health for several months and was seriously ill for three days.
The funeral will be at the St. Mary's Church Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the St. John's Cemetery, Loogootee. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until service time. There will be D of I Memorial services at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and a Christian wake service at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Dec. 30, 1917 in Loogootee to James and Elizabeth (Padgett) McGuire. They preceded her in death. She married William E. Greene on June 10, 1939 and he preceded her in death on May 25, 1961.
Greene, a 1936 St. John's School, Loogootee, graduate, was a receptionist for Wabash Valley Human Services. She was also a St. Mary's Church and Daughters of Isabella member. She came to Daviess County in 1948.
Surviving are six children, Sharon Bybee, Sandy Englehart, Jim L. Greene, Phyllis Cox, Roberta Matthews and Bill M. Greene, all of Washington; 24 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
Memorials, if so desired, may be made to the Senior Family Services or the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana.
(Nov. 15, 1998)

RAY WHITEHEAD
PETERSBURG-Ray C. Whitehead, 77, died at the Wishard Burn Center in Indianapolis Friday.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Morris Ray McCrary will officiate. Interment will be at the Willis Cemetery, Petersburg. Veterans graveside services will be conduced. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 8 tonight and 8 a.m. until services Tuesday.
He was born on Feb. 13, 1921 in Pike County to William and Amanda (Stone) Whitehead. He married Vonda Whitehead on Jan. 16, 1947 and she survives.
Whitehead was a retired farmer and oil field worker. He was a World War II veteran serving as Staff Sargent, attended Free Methodist Church, Petersburg and lifetime member of DAV.
Also surviving are a daughter, Connie Hames, Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Tom Whitehead, Petersburg and Earl Whitehead, Washington; four sisters, Esther Hayes, Petersburg; Doris Smith, Otwell; Edith McCain, Huntingburg and Ethel Pierce, Mackey and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Oral Whitehead and two sisters, Edith McCrary and Ruth Whitehead.
(Nov. 13, 1998)

VIRGIL PLUMMER
Virgil Philip Plummer, 78, Rt. 1, Box 429, died at his residence Sunday at 9:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Lyle Rasmussen officiating. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call at 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday until service time.
He was born on Jan. 28, 1920 in Sullivan County, Ind. to Willie and Madge (Howard) Plummer. He married Thelma Rydenbark on Oct. 20, 1945. She survives.
Plummer, a 1938 Oaktown High School graduate, retired as a welder at McCord Corp. after 33 years of service and passed the Times-Herald for 27 years. He was also a Washington Conservation Club member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Debra Andry, Washington; two grandsons and a stepgrandson.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Calvin Plummer.
(Nov. 15, 1998)

MILDRED ZEHR
BOONE TOWNSHIP-Mildred M. Zehr, 74, died at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at her home from a Diabetic condition.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Boone Township with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. David Knox-Juel will officiate. Visitation from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.
She was born on Feb. 12, 1924 at Dubois, Ind. to Phillip and Martha (Thimling) Keller. She married Raleigh Zehr on Jan. 7, 1947 at the Emmanuel (Hill) Lutheran Church, Dubois. He survives.
Zehr was a homemaker and was a St. John's Lutheran Church in Boone Township.
Also surviving are a son, Larry Zehr, Boone Township; two daughters, Diann and Cheryl Zehr, both of Huntingburg; two stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; a brother, James Keller, Dubois and two sisters, Sarah Popp, Huntingburg and Esther Zehr, Dubois.
She was preceded in death by a son, Mark Allen Zehr and a brother, Ralph Keller.
Memorial contribution may be given to the St. John's Lutheran Church.
(Nov. 15, 1998)

FREDERICK MEYER
JASPER-Frederick P. Meyer, 65, died of cancer at 3:10 a.m. Sunday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Boone Township with burial to follow in St. John Cemetery. The Rev. David Knox-Juel will officiate.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, Jasper and an hour before services Wednesday at the church building.
He was born Sept. 29, 1933 in Boone Township to William J. and Clara (Weisman) Meyer. He married Janice E. Sendelweck on Oct. 16, 1958 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Haysville. She survives.
Meyer was a farmer in Boone Township Community and also served as past trustee and Deacon at St. John Church. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Dubois County Farm Bureau Co-Op and U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving are two daughters, Kim Hoffman, Otwell and Janelle Durcholz, Jasper; four grandchildren; two sisters, Henrietta Neukam, Dale, Ind.; Lovella Neukam, Huntingburg and two brothers, Wilfred D. Meyer, Otwell and Melvin Meyer, Jasper.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. John's Church or to the American Cancer Society.
(Nov. 15, 1998)
 

CAROLINE WAGLER
The funeral for Caroline Wagler was at the family residence Sunday. Home Ministers officiated with interment in the Graber Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Willard Wagler, Amos K. Wagler, Joe Eicher and Ben Knepp.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 14, 1998
BRUCE RITTER
Bruce N. Ritter, 73, 2421 Sunrise Drive, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Friday at 5:32 a.m. He had been in failing health for several years, but death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens with Bro. Ira Price officiating.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and before the funeral hour on Monday.
He was born on July 14, 1925 in Washington to John and Effie Elizabeth (Frye) Ritter, Jr. They preceded him in death. He married Mary Ellen Miley on Nov. 24, 1947 and she survives.
Ritter was a retired machinist and supervisor of shipping for Superior Steel Ball Mfg. He was a lifetime community resident who had attended St. Simon's Schools and Washington Catholic High School. Also, he was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the European Theatre during World War II and was an American Legion member.
Surviving are his children, Bruce Steven Ritter, Albany, Ga.; Mari Lynn Smith, Washington and five grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ben and Bill Ritter and three sisters, Verna Ritter, Thelma Miles and Irene Ferguson.
(Nov. 13, 1998)
MARIE HANKS
Funeral services were held for Marie Hanks at 10:30 a.m. today at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Charles Baxton officiated. Burial was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Casketbearers were: Katy Hanks, Andy Sparks, Delbert Cooper, Chad McClellan, Mike Hildebrand, and Lowry Cooper.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Oct. 13, 1998
BRUCE RITTER
Bruce N. Ritter, 73, 2421 Sunrise Drive, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital this morning at 5:32.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Nov. 13, 1998)
MARIE HANKS
PETERSBURG-Marie Hanks, 76, died of heart failure at 12:39 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Charles Baxter will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 tonight and 8 a.m. until services Saturday.
She was born Nov. 15, 1921 in West Frankfort, Ill. to Henry and Hattie Mae (Haney) Jordan. She married Jack Hanks on June 27, 1946 and he survives.
Also surviving are a son, John Hanks, Zionsville, Ind.; a daughter Jackie Cooper, Petersburg; a brother, Jack Jordan, Marion, Ill.; four grandchildren; a stepgrandchild and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Boatright and two brothers, William and LeRoy Jordan.
(Nov. 11, 1998)

WAYNE ARMES
Wayne L. Armes, 82, 307 S.E. 13th St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Thursday at 7:45 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Randall Sapp will officiate with interment in the Wheatland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after noon Sunday.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1916 in Daviess County to Scott and Carrie (Lett) Armes. He married Anna Margaret Baldwin on Oct. 14, 1961 and she survives.
Armes, a 1934 Glendale High School graduate, was a retired salesman with Sutcliffe Sportings Goods, Louisville, Ky. and World War II Army veteran. He was also a Church of the Nazarene, Gideons International and Daviess County Camp member.
He was preceded in death by 11 sisters and four brothers.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Gideons International or Nazarene Church Building Fund.
(Nov. 12, 1998)

CAROLINE WAGLER
ODON-Caroline (Schrock) Wagler, 74, died at her residence Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at the family residence Sunday at noon.
Home Ministers will officiate with interment in the Graber Cemetery.
Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Dec. 9, 1923 in Daviess County to Daniel and Susan (Raber) Schrock. She married Noah P. Wagler on Jan. 20, 1952.
Wagler was a homemaker and was an Old Order Amish member.
Surviving are four sons, Alvin, Larry and Harvey Wagler, all of Odon; Marvin Wagler, Keosauqua, Iowa; three daughters, Anna Mae Graber, Odon; Marie and Kathleen Wagler, both at home; 26 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and three sisters, Mary Wittmer, Lydia Knepp and Emma Schrock, all of Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by a son, David Wagler; a sister, Lucy Schrock and two brothers, Willie and Bennie Schrock.
(Nov. 12, 1998)

LINDA BECHTEL
The funeral for Linda Kay Bechtel was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Otterbein United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Blystone officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Jeff Hawkins, Ron Hawkins, Joe Bechtel, Bret Myers, Kevin Myers and Bob Campbell.

VALERIA SUMMERS
The funeral for Valeria Louann Summers was at 10:30 a.m. today at the Edwardsport First Baptist Church. The Revs. Walter Terry and George Varns officiated. Interment was in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Kent Stoelting, Brent Stoelting, Kurt Volle, Craig Volle, David Davis, Hilbert Volle, Brett Summers and Bryant Summers. Honorary pallbearers were: Russell Buck, Tom Burnett, Jerry Hoffman, Delmar Meyer and Jim Cole.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 12, 1998
JAMES MURDOCH
Funeral services for James Gordon Murdoch, a former resident, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Simon's Church with Fr. David Martin celebrating the Mass.
Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery. He died Oct. 23 in Oak Lawn, Ill. and there was cremation. There will be visitation at the church before the funeral hour.
Ed Lee Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
OMAR BARKER
NEWBERRY-Omar W. Barker, 92, died at the Hospitality House, Bloomington, Wednesday at 1 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield. Mark Richardson will officiate with interment in the Mt Nebo Cemetery, Bloomfield.
Visitation to the public will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from noon until service hour Saturday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home, Bloomfield.
He was born to John P. and Minnie (Roach) Barker on Feb. 25, 1906 in Greene County. They preceded him in death. He married Vivian Irene Carpenter and she preceded him in death on June 5, 1989.
Barker was a retired self-employed farmer.
Surviving are two daughters, Rena Sipes, Newberry and Linda Richardson, Indianapolis; two sons, John Barker, Odon and Wallace Barker, Newberry; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
(Nov. 11, 1998)
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 10, 1998
MARY WALKER
Mary Kay Walker, 71, Washington, died at 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the Prairie Village Living Center, Washington.
The funeral was at the Johnson Funeral Home, Vallonia, Ind., today at 1 p.m. Tom Cash officiated. Burial was in the Vallonia Cemetery.
She was born on Aug. 17, 1927 to Glen and Flora (Ewing) Peugh.
Surviving are her children, Timothy Walker, Montgomery and Glenda O'Brian, New York, N.Y. and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pam O'Bannon.
(Nov. 7, 1998)

LINDA BECHTEL
Linda Kay Bechtel, 47, Bedford Road, died Monday following an automobile accident.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Otterbein United Methodist Church.
The Rev. David Blystone will officiate.
Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.
She was born on Nov. 22, 1950 in Daviess County to Robert L. and Doris (Cornelius) Hawkins and they survive in Odon. She married Jerry L. Bechtel on July 27, 1969 and he survives.
Bechtel, a North Daviess High School graduate, was a teller at Peoples National Bank. She was also an Otterbein United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are two daughters, Kimberlee J. Gries, Evansville and Robin R. Felice, Lakesworth, Fla.; three grandchildren and two brothers, Jeff Hawkins, Odon and Dr. Ronald Hawkins, Bloomington. & nbsp; &n bsp; (Nov. 9, 1998)
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 9, 1998
JIM BARBER
Jim Norman Barber, 69, Rt. 2, Box 351, died at the Petersburg Health Care Center Saturday at 12:10 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Robert Koenig officiating. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
He was born on March 8, 1929 in Daviess County to Norman and Faye (Allison) Barber. He married Dorothy May Walters on Jan. 14, 1954 and she survives.
Barber, a 1947 Washington High School graduate, was a retired farmer and rural mail carrier for 30 years. He attended Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and was a former Sunday School teacher for several years, former Board of Trustees of Church and Secretary of Board for many years. He also was chairman of the Daviess County Soil and Water Conservation Board for 30 years, served in the Army from 1950 to 52 and was in the Korean War.
Also surviving are a daughter, Glenda Joy Wadsworth, Boonville; a son, Terry Jim Barber, Rt. 4 and four grandchildren.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Pleasant Hill Church Stained Glass Window Fund.
(Nov. 7, 1998)
WARREN HUMPHREYS
Warren P. Humphreys, 55, Sugarland Road, died at his residence Saturday at 3:30 a.m. He had been in failing health since June.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. David Blyston will officiate.
He was born in Boston, Mass. to Henry C. and Louise (Keith) Humphreys on March 3, 1943. He married Susan Scanlon on June 20, 1981 and she survives.
Humphreys was an attorney specializing in Environmental Law. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club and Daviess County RSVP, where he helped members with filling out income taxes. He was in the U.S. Air Force for 24 years retiring in January 1990. He was a Lt. Colonel-Staff Judge Advocate and from 1990 to 1996 he worked with Waste Management Corp. He was a Franklin Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., and University of Connecticut School of Law graduate and received a Masters Law Degree from George Washington University.
Also surviving are two sons, Daniel Humphreys, Washington and Scott Humphreys, Chicago, Ill.; his father, Henry, Middleboro, Mass. and two brothers, Nathanal D. Humphreys, Augusta, Ga. and Keith C. Humphreys, Portsmouth, R.I.
In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to the Lincoln Trails Hospice.
(Nov. 7, 1998)

HELEN KELLEY
BICKNELL- Helen Kelley, 73, died at 10:57 p.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Graveside services were at 1 today at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Alice Bline officiated.
McClure Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1925 in Ragsdale to Nelson and Cora (Stroud) Raley. She married Elmer Kelley and he preceded her in death in 1979.
Surviving are a son, Jerry Kelley, Bicknell, two sisters, Imogene Wineinger, Shoals and June Page, Bicknell; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
(Nov. 6, 1998)

CHARLES VAN WINKLE
BLOOMINGTON-Charles W. Van Winkle, 90, died at the Bloomington Hospital Sunday.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Allen Funeral Home, 3000 East Third St., Bloomington, with interment in the Clear Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Tom Ellsworth will officiate.
Visitation will be tonight at the funeral home from 3 to 8.
He was born May 10, 1908 in Daviess County to John W. and Pluma J. (Bush) Van Winkle.
Van Winkle was a retired stock handler and shipping clerk for RCA. He was also a Sherwood Oaks Christian Church member.
Surviving are two daughters, Betty Martin and Sharon Babcock, both of Bloomington; a sister, Ruth Rinehart, Vincennes; a brother, Anderson 'Andyî Van Winkle, New Albany; a half-brother, Lorenzo Winegar, Elkart; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Van Winkle; a brother, three sisters and two half-sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
(Nov. 8, 1998)

RICHARD HAMBY
GLENDALE-Richard Eugene Hamby, 93, died at his residence Friday at 1 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Paul Hyatt will officiate with interment in the East Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
He was born on Nov. 5, 1905 in Wheeling, W. Va. to Robert Roy and Martha (Donnely) Hamby. He married Mildred Edna Russell on June 29, 1927 and she preceded him in death on April 14, 1986.
Hamby and Mrs. Hamby had owned and operated 'The Hitching Postî antique shop at Glendale since 1951. He also attended Alfordsville Assembly of God Church and was an Elks Lodge member.
Surviving are his daughter, Marilyn Dye, Oakland City; his son, Richard Russell Hamby, Temple, Texas; four grandsons and nine great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
(Nov. 6, 1998)

ETHEL WIRES
SHOALS-Ethel C. Wires, 85, died at the Martin County Healthcare and Rehab Center Saturday.
The funeral was at 11 this morning at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. The Rev. Bert Duckwall officiated with interment in the Beech Grove Cemetery, Bedford.
She was born in Martin County to April 4, 1913 to Frank and Elizabeth (Cottingham) Haines. She married Earl Gene Wires on May 27, 1933 and he preceded her in death in 1987.
Wires was retired from NSWC Crane and had worked at RCA at Bloomington. She was a member of the Shoals United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women's Club, Dover Hill Homemakers Club, Shoals Women's Study Club, Eastern Star #368 and Martin County Garden Club.
Surviving are a daughter, Evelyn Fallowfield, Shoals; a sister, Zoe Sage, Indianapolis and two brothers, Ward Haines, Loogootee and Earl Haines, Speedway.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Studley and three brothers, Clifford, Reid and Lee N. Haines.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 547, Columbus, Ind.,, 47202.
(Nov. 7, 1998)

DONALD PATTON
The funeral for Donald O. Patton was at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery with graveside rites by Bicknell VFW Post 3190. Pallbearers were: Robin Deering, Bill Junod, Jeff Wright, Steve Page, Butch Erwin and Lonnie Haney.

BRENDA HUGHES
The funeral for Brenda Lee Hughes was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with the Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: D.J. Keller, Marc Racey, Brock Armes, Markie Armes, Tommy Lett and Trent Spaulding.

SHIRLEY SILER
The funeral for Shirley Ann Siler was at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Frs. Lowell Will and Bernard Lutz officiating. Entombment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Pallbearers were: Tom Houle, Ryan Viau, Thom Tate, Barry Andis, Matt Schmitz and Dick Gaborie.
 

Funeral Nov. 7, 1998
DEWAYNE ABELL
The funeral for Dewayne Abell was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 1 p.m. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Ken Burcham officiated. Pallbearers were: Terry Gladish, Larry Morton, John Clinard, Shirley Williams, Les Chanley and Gary Aydelott.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 6, 1998
SCOTT ROMANS
Scott Romans, 25, 125 Mill St., died at his residence Thursday at 11:18 a.m.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the New Veale Creek Cemetery with Bro. Wayne Walters officiating.
There will be no calling. Everyone attending services should meet at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington, by noon Saturday for processional to cemetery.
He was born on Aug. 20, 1973 in Indianapolis. His parents, Charles H. Romans, Washington and Toni Tonnis, Vincennes, survive.
Romans worked in general labor. He was a lifelong community resident and 1992 Washington High School graduate.
Also surviving are two sons, Trent Mason and Nicholas Logan Romans, both of Washington; a brother, Timothy Romans, Washington and his maternal grandmother, Frances Diane Hillan, Indianapolis.
(Nov. 5, 1998)
DONALD PATTON
BICKNELL-Donald O. Patton, 62, died at 1:36 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Warren Stewart with officiate. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery with graveside rites by Bicknell VFW Post 3190.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on July 6, 1936 in Bicknell to Clifford and Dorothy 'Faithî (Padgett) Patton.
Patton was a retired boiler maker and served in the Korean War. He was also a member of the Bicknell French Club, Bicknell VFW and had been named Kentucky Colonel.
Surviving are two sons, Danny Patton, Veedersburg, Ind. and Donald J. Patton, W. Lafayette; two brothers, Carl Patton, Vincennes and Gary Patton, Bicknell and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
(Nov. 4, 1998)
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 5, 1998
DONALD PATTON
FREELANDVILLE-Donald O. Patton, 62, died Wednesday afternoon at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
(Nov. 4, 1998)
BRENDA HUGHES
Brenda Lee Hughes, 37, Rt. 4, Box 380A, Buzzard Road, died at the Daviess County Hospital Emergency Room Wednesday at 2 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with the Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday until service time.
She was born on July 29, 1961 in Knox County to Charles and Betty (Edmondson) Jones. Her mother, Betty Sutton, survives in Washington while her father preceded her in death. She married Charlie Hughes on Sept. 20, 1980 and he survives.
Hughes had attended Washington High School and was a First Christian Church member.
Also surviving are a son, Justin Hughes, at home; a stepson, Thomas Hughes, St. Louis, Mo.; two sisters, Darlene Elofson and Betty Armes, both of Washington and a brother, James Jones, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Dennis R. Jones.
(Nov. 4, 1998)

DEWAYNE ABELL
PETERSBURG-Dewayne Abell, 77, died at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Military graveside rites will be conducted. The Rev. Ken Burcham will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on April 19, 1921 in Pike County to William and Cora E. (Tempelton) Abell. He married Lola W. Mead and she survives.
Abell was retired from Indianapolis Power and Light. He was an Army veteran serving in World War II. Also, he was a First United Methodist Church, Petersburg; Pike Masonic Lodge #121 and Petersburg VFW member.
Also surviving are a son, Kevin Abell, Petersburg; a daughter, Tonia Stidd, Petersburg and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Vonda Abell and two grandchildren.
(Nov. 3, 1998)

SHIRLEY SILER
Shirley Ann Siler, 56, 1210 Bedford Road, died at her residence Monday at 9:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call at 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Kappa Kappa Kappa memorial services will be Friday at 5 p.m. Rosary services will be at 6 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Jan. 31, 1942 in Dearborn, Mich. to Edward and Evelyn (Perow) Viau. She married Joseph C. Siler on Oct. 19, 1963 and he survives.
Siler, a Holy Redeemer High School, Detroit, Mich., graduate, was a secretary/treasurer at Siler Oil Company. She was also a License Practical Nurse and St. Joseph School of Nursing, Mt. Clements, Mich., graduate. She was a Red Cross Volunteer, Kappa Kappa Kappa and St. Mary's Catholic Church member.
Also surviving are two daughters, Michelle Marie Siler, Indianapolis and Jeannine Ann Siler, Carmel; a son, Joseph C. Siler, Jr., Indianapolis; two grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Lou Houle, South Bend and Laura Lee Schmitz, Lincoln Park, Ind. and a brother, Michael Viau, Redford, Mich.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: Arthritis Foundation, Leukemia Society or St. Mary's Building Fund.
(Nov. 2, 1998)

MARY GRAMELSPACHER
A funeral mass for Mary G. Gramelspacher was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: Ken Beasley, Eric Beasley, John Morrison, David Gramelspacher, Sam Spears and Howard Trambaugh.

RUTH SALLEE
Funeral services for Ruth C. Sallee were at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Titzer Funeral Home. The Rev. Dennis Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Brian Harmon, Brad Harmon, Barry Harmon, Michael Brunson, Sam Harmon and John Drake.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 4, 1998
SHIRLEY SILER
Shirley Siler, 56, 1210 Bedford Road, died at her residence Monday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Nov. 2, 1998)
ELLSWORTH McCORD
OAKLAND CITY-Ellsworth D. McCord, 82, died at 5:17 p.m. Monday in a traffic accident.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the First General Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Montgomery Cemetery with the Rev. Terryl Almond officiating.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel, 226 East Washington St., Oakland City and from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Thursday at the chapel and from 11 a.m. until services at the church.
He was born in Pike County on July 14, 1916 to Fred and Anna (Barrett) McCord.
McCord worked for International Harvester for 20 years and Whirlpool Corp. for 25 years. He was a World War II veteran serving in the Army.
He was a member of the First General Baptist Church, Deacon Emeritus, Brotherhood Sunday School class and class treasurer.
Surviving are two stepsons, Jerry Dougan, Madison, Ind. and Jimmy Dougan, Warsaw, Ind.; three stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; two sisters, Eva McCord, Winslow and Clova Dobbyn, Washington and four brothers, Gola P. McCord, Washington; Virgil McCord, Oakland City; Harold McCord, Evansville and William Ervin McCord, Albany, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys in 1981 and three brothers, Eliza, Louis and Walter McCord.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First General Baptist Church.
(Nov. 2, 1998)

RUBLE GOODWIN
VINCENNES-Ruble Goodwin, 84, died at 4 p.m. Monday at the Gentle Care Nursing Home, Vincennes.
Graveside services will be at the Plainville Cemetery Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. There is no visitation planned.
Arrangements were made by Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes.
He was born on Sept. 23, 1914 in Plainville to Leo and Ada Bell (Snider) Goodwin. They preceded him in death.
Goodwin was a truck driver for I & S Trucking.
Surviving are a son, Buddy Goodwin and a daughter, Connie Richardson, both of Vincennes; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Marie Goodwin, on Oct. 21.
(Nov. 2, 1998)

HOWARD GAINES
FENTON, Mo.-Howard F. Gaines, 81, formerly of Collinsville, Ill., died at the St. Elizabeth Hospital, Belleville, Ill., Monday at 2:35 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, 515 Vandalia, Collinsville, Ill., Thursday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill. Pastor Julie Durkin-Pigg will officiate.
A 'Celebration of Lifeî will be part of the funeral service.
Friends may call tonight from 4 to 9 at the funeral home.
He was born in Washington to Samuel and Stella (Neal) Gaines on March 30, 1917. He married Ruby Lucille (Martin) Gaines and she preceded him in death on July 14, 1980.
Gaines was a foreman for B & O Railroad for 37 years. He was also a World War II Army Veteran and Railroad Union member.
Surviving are his children, Ronald Gaines, Edwardsville, Ill.; Patricia Havlik, Fairview Heights, Ill; Sandra Bode, O'Fallon, Ill.; Gary and John Gaines, both of Collinsville, Ill.; Billie McCaskey, Philadelphia, Tenn., Randall Gaines, Fenton, Mo. and Ed Gaines, Midwest City, Okla.; a brother, Alvin Gaines, Washington; a sister, Margie Jordan, Maine; 18 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two grandsons.
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WILLIAM CRANEY
The funeral for William Gene Craney was at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated with burial at St. Martin Cemetery, Whitefield. Graveside rites were by the Shoals American Legion.
Pallbearers were: Joe Summers, Tom Gerkin, David Jones, Roy Nelson, Norm Bratton, Henry Bosell and John Bratton. Honorary pallbearers were: Bill Jones, Leroy Lewis, Mike Greene, Dan Flynn, Gil Martin and Virgil Harper.

SYLVIA ALTON
The funeral for Sylvia Alton was at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, today at 10:30 a.m. The Revs. Dave Parman and Dick Wyant officiated.
Interment was at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Pallbearers were: Rick Alton, Avery Alton, Matt Alton, Shannon Alton, Cort Alton and Mandy Alton Davis.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 3, 1998
LINDSEY HAMILTON
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Lindsey Lee Hamilton, 15, died at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Sunday.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Lone Hill United Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church Wednesday.
Hamilton was a Male High School student. In high school she was a field hockey, chorus, girl's soccer, swim team and Lyndon Softball Association member.
Surviving are her parents, Tammy and Glenn Hamilton, Louisville, Ky.; her twin sister, Brooke Hamilton, Louisville; her grandparents, Ruby and Roger Chickedantz, Plainville; Robertine and John Stoner, Hanover, Ind.; Carl and Barbara Head and Kenneth and Nancy Hamilton, all of Louisville, Ky. and her great-grandmother, Mary Cowles, Louisville, Ky.
Expressions of sympathy may be given to the Lindsey Hamilton Memorial Fund at National City Bank, Middletown Branch.
(Nov. 1, 1998)
RUTH SALLEE
LOOGOOTEE-Ruth C. Sallee, 80, died at 3:06 a.m. Monday at the Martin County Health Care Center, Loogootee.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery east of Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. There will be an Eastern Star service conducted at 6:30 p.m.
She was born on Sept. 21, 1918 in Martin County to Herbert and Carrie Calvin Scott. She married Clyde Sallee and he preceded her in death in 1989.
Sallee was retired from NSWC Crane and was a member of the Loogootee United Methodist Church, Eastern Star and United Methodist Women.
Surviving are three sisters, Esther Brunson, Indianapolis; Helen Jones, Louisville, Ky. and Nelda Kobas, New Carlisle, Ohio.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Calvin Scott.
(Nov. 2, 1998)

WILLIAM CRANEY
SHOALS-William Gene Craney, 53, died at 4:42 p.m. Friday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.
The funeral was at 11 a.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated with burial at St. Martin Cemetery, Whitefield. Graveside rites were by the Shoals American Legion.
He was born on May 30, 1945 in Martin County to William N. and Geraldine (Mauder) Craney. His father preceded him in death in 1989 while his mother, Geraldine Johnson, survives in Washington.
Craney was a disabled american veteran, Shoals American Legion, Shoals VFW, Shoals Eagles, Vincennes 40 and 8 member.
Also surviving are three sisters, Dian Bauer, Loogootee; Donetta Sorrells, Spotsville, Ky. and Sharon Brassine, Alexander, Va. and his stepfather, Cy Johnson, Washington.
(Oct. 30, 1998)

ALPHA COOPER
The funeral for Alpha Cooper was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, today at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Mike Sumner officiated. Interment was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Jeri Randolph, Steve Edwards, Randy Wood, Rick France, Tom Ingersol and Payton Abbey.

NANCY KRODEL
The funeral for Nancy Kay Krodel was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating. Interment was at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Troy Zollars, Aarron Fox, John Summers, Mike Healy, Dennis Himsel and Bob Foster.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Nov. 2, 1998
MARY GRAMELSPACHER
LOOGOOTEE-Mary G. 'Bedieî Gramelspacher, 73, died at 11:05 p.m. Saturday at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Burial will be in St. John Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born on July 27, 1925 in Loogootee to Herchel and Maude (Taylor) Greenwell. She married Sylvester Gramelspacher and he died in 1978.
Gramelspacher was retired from General Electric in Tell City and was a St. John Catholic Church member in Loogootee.
Surviving are two sisters, Margaret Trambaugh, Loogootee and Martha Williams, Melbourne, Fla.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Robert Greenwell.
(Oct. 31, 1998)
SYLVIA ALTON
MONROE CITY-Sylvia Alton, 83, died at the Willow Manor Nursing Home, Vincennes, Saturday at 8:55 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on May 22, 1915 in Knox County to Clyde and Emma (Myers) Like. She married Paul Alton and he preceded her in death on April 16, 1994.
Alton was a retired Pink Lady at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes and Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Monroe City, member.
Surviving are her children, Rick Alton, Petersburg; Linden G. and Kim Alton, both of Monroe City and Rex Alton, Vincennes; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
(Oct. 31, 1998)

WILMA WESNER
INDIANAPOLIS-Wilma T. (Truelove) Wesner, 81, died in Indianapolis Friday.
Graveside services will be at the Slinkard Cemetery, Newberry, Ind., Tuesday at 11 a.m.
Calling will be at the Grinsteiner Funeral Home, 1601 E. New York St., Indianapolis, tonight from 2 to 8.
Surviving are a son, Sherman LeRoy Wesner; three sisters, Elva Potts and Elsa Meyers, both of Washington and Maxine Hauser, Beech Grove and a granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Virgil Wesner, on June 25, 1980.
(Oct. 30, 1998)

ALPHA COOPER
PETERSBURG-Alpha Cooper, 92, died of heart failure at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home, Washington, Saturday at 7:42 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 5 to 8 and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on Dec. 3, 1905 in Hartwell, Ind. to George and Maudie (Hopper) Barrett. She married Matt Cooper and he preceded her in death on June 21, 1958.
Surviving are her daughters, Wilma Leighty, Washington; Lola Lawyer and Joyce Wood, both of Petersburg and Evelyn Michlic, Lake Station, Ind.; nine grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
(Oct. 31, 1998)

RUTH NOLAN
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral for Ruth C. Nolan with Frs. David Martin and Joseph Erbacher as the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery. The pallbearers were his grandchildren: Mary Lynn Cochran, Vicki Strange, Terry, Jerry, Chris and Richard Schnarr, Lisa Miller, Colleen Moore, Lori Gusman, Tim and Larry Nolan and Julie Slunder.

CLIFFORD POTTS
The funeral for Clifford Potts was at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Odon. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Julian Huffman, Andy Huffman, Jason Potts, Steve Lawyer, Kevin Roberts and Jerry Reed. Honorary pallbearers were his grandchildren.

JOHANNA VAUGHN
The funeral for Johanna A. Vaughn was at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment was at the St. Mary's Cemetery, Bristol, R. I. Fr. Edward Schneider officiated. Pallbearers were: Don Gladish, Gary Lemond, Brian Gladish, Ryan Lemond, Rick Vaughn and Jay Jones.


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