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Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 27, 1999

WOODIE RUSSELL

Woodie Russell, 61, 107 Sycamore St., died at his residence Friday at 5:32 a.m.The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Jeff Frederick will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday until service time.He was born on Sept. 16, 1937, in Daviess County, to Woodrow W. and Edith Irene (Taylor) Russell. His mother survives in Washington. He married Linda L. Bogard on April 13, 1994 and she survives.Russell, who attended Barr-Reeve schools, was a retired painter. He was also an Eagles Lodge member.Also surviving are: three daughters, Lachelle Russell, at home; Diana Dupont, Leavenworth and Marcia Hughes, Bridgeport; six sons, Nathan, Dustin and Larry Russell, all at home; Tracy Russell, Petersburg; Richard Russell, Wheatland and Steve Russell, Leavenworth; two stepdaughters, Nancy Dilley, Washington and Edna Rose Dilley, Indianapolis; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.Others surviving include six sisters, Sharon Byrer, Gail Kirkpatrick, Susie Hill and Janice Mayes, all of Washington; Beverly Cutshall, Bicknell and Marilyn Schwartz, Vincennes and three brothers, Jack and Terry Russell, both of Washington and Ronald Russell, of Otwell.He was preceded in death by two brothers, Noble and Harold.

(Feb. 26, 1999)

ELMER CHURCHILL

Elmer Elwood ÒWoodyÓ Churchill, 76, 5 Maple Court, died at 10:08 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess County Hospital.The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson will officiate with interment at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. The American Legion and VFW will accord full-military honors at the grave site.Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday until service time.He was born on Feb. 25, 1922, in Daviess County, to Floyd B. and Julia A. (Wuertz) Churchill. She married Wanda Culver on Nov. 22, 1945 and she survives.Churchill, a Washington High School graduate, was retired after 27 years from B & O Railroad as car repairman and retired after 23 years at NWSC Crane as a blocker bracer. He was also a Wesley United Methodist Church member and World War II veteran.Also surviving are: two daughters, Cathy Welborn, Washington and Julia ÒJudyÓ Wright, Witman, W.V.; a son, Steve A. Churchill, Washington; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and three sisters, Frances Richmond, Petersburg; Delphia Matthews, Indianapolis and Delores Johnson, Somerville, Ill.He was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, a sister and two brothers.

(Feb. 25, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 26, 1999

NOTICES

WOODY RUSSELL
Woody Russell, 61, 107 Sycamore St., died at his residence this morning at 5:32 a.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 26, 1999)

ELMER CHURCHILL
Elmer Churchill, 76, 5 Maple Court, died at 10:08 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess County Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 25, 1999)

OBITUARIES

SELENA McDONALD
BLOOMINGTON - Selena E. McDonald, 90, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bloomington Convalescent Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel. Interment will be in the Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
She was born in Colfax, Iowa, on March 22, 1908, to Murle and Emily (Williams) Hodgson. She married Williard L. McDonald on Sept. 5, 1925 and he preceded her in death on July 1, 1988.
McDonald was a homemaker. She was formerly of Westphalia and had lived in Bloomington since 1984. She was also a Salem United Church of Christ in Westphalia member.
Surviving are two daughters, Charlotte Pitcher and Carol Geels, both of Bloomington; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
(Feb. 24, 1999)

ROBERT SULLIVAN
PETERSBURG - Robert A. ÒBobÓ Sullivan, 80, died at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday at the Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Jerry Sanders officiating. Interment will be in the Shiloh Cemetery, Hazleton.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 tonight and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on June 10, 1918, in Pike County, to Charles and Adna (Harvey) Sullivan. He married Ida Mae Beard and she preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 1998.
Sullivan was a retired farmer.
Surviving are: two sons, Jerry and Steve Sullivan, both of Petersburg; two daughters, Faith Livermore, Princeton and Phyllis Hatt, Grayville, Ill.; a brother, Denver Sullivan, Hazleton; 12 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, James, Hamllton and John.
(Feb. 24, 1999)

LENNA KILLION
Lenna (Cummins) Killion, 68, formerly of E. George Street, died at the Washington Nursing Center Tuesday at 3:31 a.m.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born to Clyde R. and Anna (Wallace) Brown, on Aug. 5, 1920, in Daviess County. She married George T. Cummins on Jan. 29, 1948 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 4, 1983. She married her second husband, Clarence Killion, on April 9, 1988 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1997.
Killion, a 1948 Washington High School graduate, was a First Christian Church member.
Surviving are: two sons, M. Timothy Cummins, Coos Bay, Ore. and Thomas M. Cummins, Columbia, Mo.; three grandchildren and a sister, Caroline Myer, Washington
She was also preceded in death by a daughter and a son in infancy.
(Feb. 23, 1999)

HAROLD RANEY
OCALA, Fla. - Harold E. Raney, 91, former local resident, died at 1:40 a.m. Thursday at the Surry Place Nursing Home, Ocala, Fla. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Simon's Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. A Christian wake will be conducted at 5 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on Sept. 25, 1907, in Montgomery, to William C. and Mary I. (Walker) Raney. They preceded him in death. He married Llewella Noll on Nov. 7, 1931 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 9, 1984.
Raney operated Raney Insurance Agency and had lived in Ocala, Fla. for the last three years. He had lived most of his life in the local community, attended Washington schools and was a St. Simon's Church member. He was also a Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, K of C, Eagles Lodge member.
Surviving are a daughter, Martha Jane Olsen, Ocala, Fla.; a grandchild; two great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by six brothers, Norbert, Paul, Joseph, John, Wilbur and Clyde Raney and three sisters, Helena Raymann, Regina Howell and Esther Raney.
(Feb. 25, 1999)

DRUCILLIA WAGLER
ODON - Drucillia Wagler, 95, died at the Loogootee Nursing Center Thursday at 7:25 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Bethel Mennonite Church with Bro. Earl Wagler, Rick Wagler and Leroy Lengacher officiating. Interment will be in the Zion Amish-Mennonite Cemetery.
Friends may call after 6 tonight at the church. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born to Noah D. and Fannie (Hershberger) Helmuth, on Aug. 15, 1903, in Moultrie Co., Ill. She married Phenas Wagler on Jan. 18, 1927 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 1992.
Wagler was a Zion Amish-Mennonite Church member.
Surviving are: four daughters, Fannie and Susie Miller, both of Amboy and Catherine and Annie Stoll, both of Kokomo; four sons, Noah P. and Amzy Wagler, both of Odon; Joe Wagler, Middlebury and Melvin Wagler, Kokomo; 40 grandchildren; 84 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Elnora Wagler; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild and three sisters.
(Feb. 25, 1999)

ELEANOR YAGGI
JASPER - Eleanor Yaggi, 77, died Sunday at her home.
Services were at 9:30 (EST) Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with entombment in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.
She was born in Loogootee, to Francis and Katie Patterson, on Feb. 10, 1922. Yaggi was a Joseph Catholic Church member.
Surviving are: her husband, Edward; four daughters, Joanne Blake and Janet Klem, both of Jasper; Kathy Padgett, Newburgh and Barbara Douglas, New Boston; a sister, Monica Clark, Washington; eight grandchildren; a stepgrandchild and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Carl.
Memorial contributions may be made to Patoka Valley Center or a favorite charity.
(Feb. 21, 1999)

FUNERALS

JOSEPH TUELL
A Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Lt. Col. Joseph Tuell. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jerry Schoenfelder, Larry Rhodes, Joe Williams, Bob Franklin, Jerry Morgan and Michael Schoenfelder. Full military honors were accorded by Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard members.

DONNA BUSBOOM
The funeral for Donna Jean Busboom was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Kathleen Weller officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Lowell Busboom, Neal Busboom, Ryan Busboom, Nathan Busboom, Jordan Busboom, Ron Harms, Bill Larkin and Rob Larkin.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 25, 1999


NOTICE

HAROLD RANEY
OCALA, Fla. - Harold E. Raney, 91, former local resident and insurance agency owner, died in Ocala, Fla. this morning at 1:40.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Feb. 25, 1999)

OBITUARIES

JUNE MARUTZ
VINCENNES - June H. Marutz, 81, died at the Franklin (Ind.) Methodist Home Tuesday at 9 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the St. John's United Church of Christ, Vincennes. The Rev. Lynn Oliver Marino will officiate with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Brockman Funeral Home, Vincennes and Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the St. John's United Church of Christ.
She was born to Louis and Hester (Kixmiller) Koenig, in Freelandville, on Sept. 3, 1917. She married Irvin Frederick Marutz and he preceded her in death.
Marutz was a homemaker, Avanda beauty counselor distributor and worked for Vincennes Newcomer service. She was a pink lady volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital, active choir participant and a Daughters of Ruth member at St. John's United Church of Christ, where she was a member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Jane Kixmiller, Indianapolis; a sister, Margaret Pielemeier, Bloomfield; a brother, Robert Koenig and a grandson.
Memorial contributions may be given to the St. John's United Church of Christ or the Alzheimer fund.
(Feb. 23, 1999)

MARILOU DENBO
FORTUNA, Calif. - Marilou Denbo, 72, died at St. Luke Manor in Fortuna Monday.
A celebration of her life was at the United Methodist Church in Eureka, Calif. today at 2. Pallbearers were: Val Denbo, Joe Denbo, David Barry, Greg Conners, Jack Nash and Guy Ziegenbein.
She was born in Redkey, on Nov. 15, 1926, to Hazel and Lawrence Andrews. They preceded her in death. She married Air Force Captain Robert V. Denbo on May 16, 1945 and he survives in Eureka.
Denbo, a 1944 Redkey High School graduate, was the secretary for the president of A.E. Boyce Co., in Indiana during her teens. She made homes for her young family during the Korean War in Mather Field, Sacramento and Harlingen Air Force Base in Texas. She moved to Eureka in 1953. She also worked for the Bank of America in Eureka from 1960 to 1965, and became a library technician for the Eureka City Schools, working in Winship Jr. High School and Eureka High School from 1965 until her retirement in 1985.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Cindy Denbo, Eureka; two sons, Val Denbo, Arcata and Joe Denbo, Lakeport; three granddaughters; a sister, Betty Robbins and two brothers, Joe and Dick Andrews. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Donna and Patricia Andrews and her brother, Gene Andrews.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 1901 California St., Eureka, Calif. 95501.
(Feb. 22, 1999)

MARJORIE GREGORY
Marjorie (Brown) Gregory, 70, formerly of Burnett, died at the Daviess County Hospital Monday at 7:45 p.m.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Mattox-Wood Funeral Home, 4660 N. Lafayette St., Terre Haute. Betty Gregory Holmes and Jacqueline Stanley will officiate.
She was born in Burnett, on May 16, 1928, to Joseph and Lola (McLin) Brown. Her father preceded her in death, while her mother survives.
Also, surviving are her sisters, Betty Gregory Holmes and Jacqueline Stanley.
(Feb. 22, 1999)

RONALD DAVIS JR.
PETERSBURG - Ronald L. Davis Jr., 42, died at 4:33 p.m. Wednesday following a mine accident at the Solar Sources Pride Creek Mine in Petersburg.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. with John Manges officiating. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1956, in Escambia County, Fla., to Ronald L. and Ruby (Stockdale) Davis. They survive in Petersburg. He married Sheri Dunn and she survives.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Kelly Bailey, Holly and Casey Davis, all of Petersburg and a brother, Roger Davis, Indianapolis.
(Feb. 24, 1999)

MABEL STOLL
ODON - Mabel Stoll, 81, died at the Daviess County Hospital Wednesday at 6 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Zion Amish Mennonite Church. Leroy Lengacher, Rick Wagler and Earl Wagler will officiate. Interment will be in the Zion Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 9 tonight at the church and 9 a.m. until service time Friday. Poindexter-Hall & McClure is in charge of services.
She was born on April 19, 1917, in Daviess County, to Frank and Mary (Graber) Stoll. She married Ben Stoll in March 1954 and he preceded her in death in December 1986.
Stoll was a homemaker and Zion Amish Mennonite Church member.
Surviving are: four sons, Joel E., Odon; Ben Jr., Loogootee; Samuel R., Linton and Henry, Sarasota, Fla.; a daughter, Rose Gingerich, Odon; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Anna Barbara Wagler, Montgomery and Lydia Wagler, Odon and two brothers, Virgil and Joseph Stoll, both of Montgomery.
She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Herman, Homer, Dave, Louis and Frank Jr. Stoll; four sisters, Alice Kemp, Emma Lengacher, Mildred Stoll and Sarah Stoll and three grandchildren.
(Feb. 24, 1999)

MARVIN GRAY
Marvin F. Gray, 95, St. John's Road, died in Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Wednesday at 1:10 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson will officiate with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1903, in Pike County, to Chelsie and Mayme (Traylor) Gray. He married Martha E. Riffey on Nov. 12, 1931 and she survives.
Gray, a 1923 Washington High School graduate, was retired from the B&O Railroad as a carman. He was also an 63-year Eagles Lodge member and Wesley United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: a son, Jaret H. Gray, Washington; two grandchildren; two great-grandsons and a sister, Bernice Beadle, Englewood, Fla.
(Feb. 24, 1999)

PHYLLIS MOORE
COCOA, Fla. - Phyllis Ann Moore, 49, died Monday at the Wuesthoff Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Florida Memorial Funeral Home, Rockleafe, with burial in the Florida Memorial Gardens.
She was born in Washington and moved to Orlando, Fla. in 1990. Moore was a housewife.
Surviving are: her husband, Bill Moore, Canaveral Groves; a daughter, Shana Moore, Canaveral Groves; a sister, Jennifer Fink, Bedford and a brother, Jim Brown, Montgomery.
(Feb. 22, 1999)


FUNERALS

MARTHA WADE
A funeral mass for Martha A. Wade, Loogootee, was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Martin's Catholic Church. Monsignor Carl Shelter officiated. Interment was at St. John's Cemetery. Lee Funeral Of Loogootee was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Jeff Arvin, Richy Arvin, Gary Arvin, Kenny Bradley, David Canfield and Paul Leo Strange.

ORA COTTINGHAM
The funeral for Ora Cottingham was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Bro. Ken Jurgens officiated. Interment was in the Springhill Cemetery, Shoals. Pallbearers were: Tim May, Brad May, Greg May, Andrew Cottingham, Bobby Cottingham and Harry Ellis.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 24, 1999

NOTICES

MABEL STOLL
ODON - Mabel Stoll, 81, died at the Daviess County Hospital this morning at 6. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure, Odon Chapel.
(Feb. 24, 1999)

MARVIN GRAY
Marvin F. Gray, 95, St. John's Road, died at the Daviess County Hospital this morning at 1:10. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 24, 1999)

OBITUARIES

MELANIE ALLEN
SPRINGVILLE - Melanie Lynn Allen, 21, died in an automobile accident on Hwy. 57S in Buckskin Tuesday at 6:18 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church, Odon. Interment will be in the Powell General Baptist Cemetery, Norris City. The Revs. Bill Helms and John Williams will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Odon United Methodist Church. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home is in charge of services.
She was born on April 4, 1977, in Beenville, Texas, to Larry and Janet (Arford) McRoberts and they survive in Odon. She married Jim B. Allen on Oct. 18, 1996.
Allen, a 1995 North Daviess School graduate and class Valedictorian, was a senior student at IU/PUI College majoring in physical therapy. She was also an Odon United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: her maternal grandmother, Deloris Arford, Odon; paternal grandparents, Betty Hargesheimer, Odon and Joe McRoberts, Bloomfield and a brother, Larry McRoberts Jr., Austin, Texas.
Memorial donations may be given to the Melanie Allen Scholarship Fund at the Odon First National Bank.
(Feb. 22, 1999)

EDWARD COTNER
RENSSELAER - Edward L. Cotner, 34, formerly of Washington, died at 9:30 p.m. Monday at the St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette.
Services will be at the Jackson Funeral Chapel, Rensselaer, at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. James Pruitt will officiate. Interment will be in the Memory Gardens Cemetery, Rensselaer.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 today at the Jackson Funeral Chapel.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1964, in Jasper County, to Toney and Rae Ann (Chalifoux) Cotner. His father survives in Rensselaer and his mother, Rae Ann (Garrison) Mills survives in Washington. He married Sandra L. Sellers, on May 17, 1986, in Rensselaer and she survives.
Cotner was employed since 1988 with Chief Industries in Rensselaer, where he was a welder. He was a Faith Pentecostal Church of God in Rensselaer and Parkview Apartments Men's Bowling League member. Also, he had been a six-year Indiana National Guard member and had attended Washington High School.
Surviving are a daughter, Samantha Marie Cotner, Rensselaer; two brothers, Lance Gray, Washington and Toney Eugene Cotner Jr., Rensselaer and two sisters, Marie Russell and Donita Cotner, both of Rensselaer.
(Feb. 22, 1999)

RALPH KILLION JR.
BLOOMINGTON - Ralph Alexander Killion Jr., 89, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel, Bloomington. Tom Ellsworth will officiate. Graveside services will be in the Plainville Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. David Deal officiating.
Viewing will be at Deremiah-Frye in Bloomington from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
He was born on Feb. 6, 1910, in Plainville, to Ralph A. and Eula (Barnes) Killion. He married Clara B. Houghland on Oct. 3, 1929. She survives.
Killion was with the Vincennes Packing Corporation at Seymour and Vincennes plants in the 1930s. He was president of Bloomfield Machine Works in the 1940s and formed the Killion Building Service and built homes in the Mendota, Ill. area in the 1950s. He built homes, apartments and office buildings in Bloomington, promoted and partner in Bloomington Convalescent Center, promoted and supervised housing for the elderly in Plainville in the 1960s. He retired in 1973.
Also, he was a Red Cross Meals on Wheels volunteer; Sherwood Oaks Christian Church member and past member and officer of Monroe County Home Buildings. He served on Board of Directors of National Association of Home Builders and was a member and director of Apartment Owners and Managers of America.
Surviving are: four sons, Ronald and Dan, Bloomington; Ken, Seattle, Wash. and Steve, Atlanta; three daughters, Beth Lawyer, Bloomington; Sonya Galloway, Owensville, Mo. and Vonda Edwards, Columbia, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and a sister, Joyce Dougherty, Plainville. He was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Denbo and a brother, Clarence Killion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sherwood Oaks Christian Church.
(Feb. 23, 1999)

ETHEL MEIER
FREELANDVILLE - Ethel Lucile Meier, 88, died in the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Tuesday at 11:58 a.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Bethel United Church of Christ with Minister Pastor Herbert Schafale officiating. Burial will be in Mariah Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Gordon E. Utt, Freelandville Chapel, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and an hour before services in the church Friday.
She was born in Knox County, on June 2, 1910, to Perry and Emelia Diekman Smith. They preceded her in death. She married Raymond F. Meier on Oct. 19, 1939 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1963. Her second marriage was to Paul T. Meier on March 30, 1975 and he preceded her in death on March 26, 1983.
Meier, a Freelandville High School graduate, was a Mariah Creek Christian Church member and attended Bethel United Church of Christ. She was also a Loyal Builders Sunday School Class, Freelandville Research Club, Widner Home Economics Club and Mariah Creek Women's Aid member.
Surviving are: a son, Vance Smith Meier, New Castle; two grandchildren and two sisters, Helen Finke and Mary Ann Hardin, both of Vincennes. She was also preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
Memorials may be made to the Bethel United Church of Christ or Mariah Creek Christian Church.
(Feb. 23, 1999)

FUNERALS

BETTY ROBERTS
The funeral for Betty M. (Davis) Roberts was at 10:30 this morning at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was at the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Reathel Miller officiated.
Pallbearers were: Chuck Shinkel, Tom Roberts, Matt Davis, Russell Silver, Gary Hymer and Rick Varrick.

BERNARD TRUELOVE
A funeral mass for Bernard L. Truelove was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated.
Pallbearers were: Marion ÒNayÓ Dant, Bill Dant, Roger Dant, Kenny Dant, Tim Dant and Doug Bowman. Honorary pallbearers were: Sherry Harder, Barndon Truelove, Bryan Truelove, Brittani Truelove, Breann Truelove, Jessica Clark and Jennifer Clark.

WILLIAM HALL
The funeral for William A. Hall was at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals with the Rev. Harley Archer officiating. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mike Greene, Dan Armstrong, Fred Elliot, Tim Strange, Richard Landers and Vick Furhman.
Shoals American Legion Post #61 conducted military graveside rites. Serving were: chaplain, Bill Lee; sgt. of arms, Tom Harder; colorguard, Bill Farrell and Herbert Sherfick; colorbearers, Sherman Wininger and Hubert Nickerson; flagholders, Lee Harding and Wayne Burch; firing squad, Dean Walls, Robert Jones, Harley Bratton, Ken Arvin, Virgil Harper, Wayne Brett and Charles Sorrells and bugler, John Ramsey.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 23, 1999


NOTICE

LENNA KILLION
Lenna (Cummins) Killion, 69, died at the Washington Nursing Center this morning at 3:31.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 23, 1999)

OBITUARIES

DONNA BUSBOOM
DULUTH, Ga. - Donna Jean Busboom, 71, formerly of N.E. Fourth St., died at her daughter's residence in Duluth, Ga. Monday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Kathleen Weller officiating. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. until service time Thursday.
She was born on Dec. 30, 1927, in Nebraska, to Oscar and Myrtle (Bowles) Belcher. She married Byrl Dean Busboom, on Feb. 27, 1946 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1997.
Busboom, a 1945 Clay Center High School graduate, was a retired hairdresser and worked in civil service. She was also a Westminster Presbyterian Church member and Hastings Beauty College graduate.
Surviving are: two daughters, Connie Larkin, Kayenta, Ariz. and Donna Harms, Duluth, Ga.; two sons, Neal Busboom, Washington and Lowell Busboom, Indianapolis and six grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
(Feb. 22, 1999)

JOHN MOORE
LOOGOOTEE - John D. Moore, 74, died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Heartlan of San Antono.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Bro. Pat McDaniel will officiate. Interment will be at the Walnut Grove Cemetery near Bloomfield. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home Saturday.
He was born on Jan. 30, 1925, in Farmersburg, to Elza and Blanche (Hauger) Moore. He married D. Maxine Slover, on Feb. 9, 1947, in Shelburn and she survives.
Moore was retired from PSI. He was also a West Shoals Church of Christ member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Jacqueline Dickey, San Antono and Allyson Ross, St. Simmons Island, Ga.; a brother, H.W. Moore, Fort Worth, Texas; a sister, Janet Spore, Indianapolis and seven grandchildren.
(Feb. 20, 1999)

HALLIE OSBORN
DAYTON-Hallie Cochran Ayres Osborn, 91, died Wednesday.
She was born on April 27, 1907, in Washington.
Memorial services will be in California. Burial will be at the Veale Creek Cemetery, Washington.
She had lived in Dayton most of her adult life.
Surviving are: a daughter, Beverlee Ayres Hayashi; a sister, Freida Donaldson, Washington; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Irene Ile, Juanita Overcash and Stella Gilmore, all of Dayton and two brothers, Ray Cochran, Toledo and Ernest Cochran, Dayton.
(Feb. 10, 1999)

FUNERALS

LORETTA REGO
A mass was celebrated at St. Mary's Church, Washington, Monday at 10 a.m. for the funeral of Loretta J. Rego. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the Royal Oak Cemetery, near Bruceville. Pallbearers were: John, Nick and Joe Clauss, Angie Rego and Ty and Eric Walford.

MARY RHODES
The funeral for Mary K. Cox Rhodes was at 1 p.m. Monday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. David Harker and Bro. Ben Ray Bean officiated. Interment was in the Bethany Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Lee, Mike, Terry and Scott Small, George Dallaire and Kevin Wolfe.

Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 22, 1999


NOTICE

JEAN BUSBOOM
ATLANTA - Jean Busboom, 72, formerly of Washington, died this morning in Atlanta.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 22, 1999)

DR. THOMAS McNAUGHTON
EVANSVILLE-Dr. Thomas Marvin McNaughton, 63, died at his residence Thursday at 9:11 p.m. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Valerie Foughty-Killon officiating. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
(Feb. 18, 1999)

Obituaries

BERNARD TRUELOVE
LOOGOOTEE-Bernard L. Truelove, 72, died at 5:14 p.m. Saturday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, with burial to follow in the St. John Catholic Cemetery, Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A rosary will be recited at 6 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on July 25, 1926, in Loogootee, to Lloyd and Grace (Hotz) Truelove. He married Wilina Louise Drake on March 29, 1948 and she preceded him in death on July 24, 1950. He then married Nancy Louise Dant, on Jan. 31, 1953 and she survives.
Truelove, a 1946 Loogootee High School graduate, had worked at JOFCO Corporation and Carnahan Manufacturing. He was also a St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member.
Surviving: a son, Jeffrey Lee Truelove, Loogootee; two daughters, Donna Darlene Harder and Sheila Renee Clark, both of Loogootee; a stepsister, Deloris Harrington, Evansville and seven grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Roy V. Truelove, who was killed in action in Germany during World War II, 1945.
(Feb. 20, 1999)

ORA COTTINGHAM
SHOALS-Ora L. Cottingham, 81, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Sunday at 9:16 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Bro. Ken Jurgens will officiate. Interment will be in the Springhill Cemetery, Shoals. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
He was born on Dec. 24, 1917, in Martin County, to Samuel and Lulie (Hovis) Cottingham. They preceded him in death. He married Mary Frances Meehan, on Nov. 23, 1940, in Orange County and she preceded him in death in 1974. He then married Shirley Qualkenbush, on Sept. 6, 1975, in Shoals and she preceded him in death in 1994.
Cottingham worked at National Gypsum Shipping as a laborer.
Surviving are: a son, Eugene Cottingham, Shoals; a daughter, Loretta May, Bedford; a brother, Elmer Cottingham, Wayne, Mich.; a halfbrother, Lawrence T. Clements, Ludlow, Ky.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several stepgrandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two halfbrothers, Curtis and Glenn Clements and a halfsister, Pearl Raines.
(Feb. 21, 1999)

BETTY ROBERTS
MARTINSVILLE-Betty M. (Davis) Roberts, 53, former Washington resident, died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She had been in failing health for three months.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Reathel Miller will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and before services on Wednesday.
She was born on Dec. 3, 1945, in Daviess County, to Marvie and Sylvia (Scraper) Davis and they survive in Washington. She married Thomas Roberts, on Feb. 18, 1983 and he survives.
Roberts was a layout supervisor for the Martinsville K-Mart. She was also a Calvery Heights Southern Baptist member, Calvery Heights Acteen group leader and Calvery Heights Women of Missions Group. She had attended Washington Schools and came to Daviess County in 1984.
Also surviving are a son, Rick Shoultz, Lyons; a daughter, Kim Roberts, Freedom; two stepsons, Tom and Tony Roberts, Spencer; a grandchild; a brother, Adrian Davis, Danville and a sister, Sharon Williams, Washington.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Davis.
(Feb. 21, 1999)

MARTHA WADE
LOOGOOTEE-Martha A. Wade, 73, died at 8:05 a.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Martin's Catholic Church. Fr. Carl Shelter will officiate. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Rosary will be at 7 p.m.
She was born on April 19, 1925, in Daviess County, to Bert and Elizabeth (Brewer) Bradley. She married Francies M. Wade on Nov. 23, 1946, in Loogootee. He preceded her in death on Aug. 7, 1970.
Wade was a St. John's Catholic Church and Loogootee American Legion Auxiliary member.
Surviving are: four sons, Michael, Bradley S. and William P. Wade, all of Loogootee and Mark E. Wade, Louisville; a brother, Paul Bradley, Loogootee; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence on April 4, 1998 and Clarence on Nov. 14, 1944; four sisters, Cleophas Brothers on Aug. 9, 1995; Bernadette Bradley; Mary Strange on Dec. 8, 1963 and Pauline Canfield on Sept. 14, 1970.
(Feb. 21, 1999)

WILLIAM HALL
DUBOIS - William A. Hall, 82, died at 12:25 a.m. Saturday at Gentlecare of Loogootee.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals with the Rev. Harley Archer officiating. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Shoals American Legion will conduct military graveside rites. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on June 29, 1916, in Canandaigus, N.Y., to John and Erma Hall. He married Bonnie McBride, in May 1976, in Georgia and she preceded him in death in March 1992.
Hall was retired from Law Engineering as a radar technician. He was a member of the Baptist faith. He was a World War II Air Force veteran, where he was a POW for 18 months. He was also a charter Disabled American Veterans member, Vincennes American Legion and Vincennes VFW member. Medals received for his service to our Country were: World War II Victory Medal; European African Middle Eastern Theatre Ribbon; two Bronze Stars and Prison of War Medal.
Surviving are: a son, Roger McBride, Dubois; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
(Feb. 20, 1999)

JOSEPH TUELL
DEATSVILLE, ALA.- Lt. Col. Joseph M. Tuell, 52, former local resident, died at the Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, Ala. Friday at 7:10 p.m. He had been in failing health for six months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and before the funeral hour Thursday.
He was born on Dec. 1, 1946, in Washington, to Ralph J. and Eula F. (Doyle) Tuell. They preceded him in death. He married Mary Beckham on Jan. 29, 1968 and she survives.
Tuell, a 1964 Washington Catholic High School graduate, joined the United States Air Force in 1964 and was later assigned to the Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Ala. He was a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Air Force and was director of mission support at the time of his death. He had attended St. Mary's Church while living in Washington and a was a band booster. He was also an Eastern Illinois University graduate and received a graduate degree from Troy State University in Alabama.
Surviving are: a son, Steven Tuell, Deatsville, Ala.; a daughter, Michelle Tuell, Atlanta, Ga.; five sisters, Karen Franklin, Odon; Peggy Morgan, Plainfield; Patty Rhodes, Mooresville; Mary Lynn Williams, Franklin and Janice Schoenfelder, Waverly, Ind. and two brothers, Larry E. Tuell, Washington and Kevin Tuell, Odon.
(Feb. 19, 1999)

FUNERALS

NANCY CAREY
The funeral for Nancy S. Carey was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Gerald Willis officiated. Pallbearers were: Thomas W. Vinson, Jimmy White, Wallace Young, David Fiscus, Johnny McClellan and William G. Franklin.

ROXANNA WAGGONER
The funeral for Roxanna E. Waggoner was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Larry Downs officiated with interment in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Frankie Kidwell, Rick Heckard, Michael Holt, Jim Holt, Leroy Payne and Dick Landers.

RUTHELEA QUIGGINS
The funeral for Ruthelea Quiggins was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with interment in the Williams Cemetery, Pike County. The Rev. Frank McCandless officiated. Pallbearers were her grandsons: Steve W. Quiggins Jr., Mike W. Quiggins, Danny G. Quiggins, Larry W. Quiggins, Kevin E. Quiggins and Kelly D. Quiggins.

GEORGE PURCELL
Funeral for George J. Purcell was at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bicknell First Baptist Church with the Rev. Warren Stewart officiating. Interment was in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Pallbearers were: Curtis Bobe, Kenneth Inman, Shawn Bement, Gary Roark, Burel Purcell and Mark Roark. Honorary pallbearers were: David Bobe, Chris Bobe, Walter Purcell Jr., Wade Roark, Charles Purcell Jr., Darrell Roark, Larry Purcell, David Roark, Mike Paulin, Brent Roark, Matt Spore and Larry Roark.

WAYNE WADE
Funeral for Wayne F. Wade was at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shoals Christian Church with Bro. Ken Jurgens officiating. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Frank Davis, Don Davis, Gorden Holt, Mike Harker, Eugene Cottingham and Raydies Thimling. Honorary pallbearers were: Will Owens, Vin Marsh and Joshua Wade. Shoals American Legion Post #61 conducted military graveside rites. Serving were: chaplain, Lee Harding; sgt. of arms, Tom Harder; colorguard, Bill Farrell and Carl Conover; colorbearers, Sherman Wininger and Herb Sherfick; flagfolders, Bill Lee and Janice Ramsey; firing squad, Paul Harder, Ken Arvin, Charles Sorrells, Robert Jones, Dean Walls, Vick Fuhrman and Wayne Brett; bugler, Sherry Gallian and commander, John Ramsey.

Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 20, 1999

DR. THOMAS McNAUGHTON
EVANSVILLE-Dr. Thomas Marvin McNaughton, 63, died at his residence Thursday at 9:11 p.m.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Valerie Foughty-Killon officiating. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on March 3, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Dr. L.M. McNaughton and Cora Vivian Denzler. He married Maria G.E. Maletea and she survives.
McNaughton, KMI graduate, had practiced in Washington before moving to Florida. He served as an optomitrist in the U.S. Air Force in 1962. He had received his M.D. degree from Indiana University in 1966. He practiced medicine in Lakeland, Fla., until 1975 at which time he moved to Sarasota County, Fla. In Sarasota, he established Wholistic Health Care and was the only MD in the county practicing alternative/complementary medicine. His monthly column ÒAsk Dr. McNaughtonÓ in the Granary News publication was popular. He was also a Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Sahib Shrine charter member. He was a Ham Radio Operator at Station W4hOK and a licensed private pilot with an instrument rating.
Also surviving are five daughters, Michele Dowdle, Clewiston, Fla.; Marcia Hall, Jacksonville, Fla.; Sara Giles, Bradenton, Fla. Samantha McNaughton, Nokomis, Fla. and Monia Winn, Metairie, La.; a son, Thomas McNaughton, Lakeland, Fla.; seven grandchildren and a sister, Sue Colbert, Washington.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the City of Washington, Washington Animal Control and Adoption Facility, 415 Clark Road.
(Feb. 18, 1999)

MARY RHODES
Mary K. Cox Rhodes, 91, 1600 E. Van Trees, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Daviess County Hospital. She had been in failing health since November 1998.
The funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. David Harker and Bro. Ben Ray Bean will officiate. Interment will be in the Bethany Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 11 a.m. Monday until service time.
She was born on Dec. 14, 1907, in Daviess County, to William F. and Rhoda Knott. She married Elmer H. Cox and he preceded her in death on Sept. 1, 1958. She then married Lawrence Rhodes on April 24, 1973 and he survives.
Rhodes was an LPN at the Daviess County Hospital for 23 years. She was a lifetime community member and was educated in Daviess County Schools. She was also a First Baptist Church member.
Surviving are her children, Elmer E. Cox, Washington; Dorothy Small, Bloomfield; Mary Emma Burk, San Antonio, Texas; a stepdaughter, Sandra Harvey, Petersburg; 10 grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Donald Cox.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

LORETTA REGO
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill.-Loretta J. Rego, 73, formerly of Washington, died at her residence Wednesday at 2 p.m. She had been in failing health, but death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at St. Mary's Church, Washington, Monday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in the Royal Oak Cemetery, near Bruceville. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on March 23, 1925, in Washington, to Nicholas and Mary (Norris) Rego. They preceded her in death. She married William Archie Rego on Oct. 10, 1946 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 1987.
Rego, a Washington Catholic High School graduate, was a clerk at St. Vincent DePaul Store. She was a St. Mary's Church member and had been educated in Washington Catholic Schools.
She moved to Lawrenceville from Washington a year ago.
Surviving are her children, Barbara Kitchell, St. Francisville, Ill.; two sons, Archie R. Rego, Spencer and William Rego, Phoenix; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

VIOLET KECK
ODON-Violet (Meek) Keck, 89, died at the Ketchem Memorial Center, Odon, Tuesday.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Mooresville Whitlick Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1910, in Daviess County, to Duane and Olive (Miller) Meek. She married Garland Keck and he preceded her in death in 1979.
Keck, a 1924 Odon High School graduate, was a homemaker and Mooresville Church of God member. She had been a Mooresville resident until 1987.
Surviving is a sister, Vivian Wills, Sandborn.
Also, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Keck; three brothers, Aden, Norval and Ray Meek and two sisters, Floy McGriffen and Marie West.
(Feb. 16, 1999)

AGNES BURRIS
The funeral for Agnes C. Burris was at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Joe Wick and Pastor James K. Payton officiated. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Marcia McGlaughlin, Steve Harner, Gary Cardwell, Dee Mundy, Michael Burris and Gary Cardwell Jr.

BRUNER LEMMON
The funeral for Bruner Lemmon was at Main St. Presbyterian Church, Petersburg, Friday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Cynthia Jennison officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Lincoln A. Baker, Peter C. Lemmon, John M. Burns, Richard B. Obenshain, R. Jack Kinman and Robert G. Waddle.

AMY CHURCH
The funeral for Amy E. Church was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home. John Manges officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Matt Riney, Jim Church, Mike Riney, Greg Church, Tim Church and Tony Church.

Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 19, 1999

ROSE DELAGRANGE
WOODBURN - Rose L. Delagrange, 65, died at 12:02 p.m. Thursday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Central Mennonite Church, 5801 Schwartz Road, Fort Wayne. The Rev. Don Delagrange will officiate. Interment will be in the Yaggy Cemetery, Grabill.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the church.
She was born on March 15, 1933, in Daviess County, to William and Mary (Yoder) Wagler. She married Amos Delagrange Jr. and he survives.
Delagrange was a homemaker and received nine years of education. She was also a Central Mennonite Church member.
Also surviving are: two sons, Kent Delagrange, Fort Wayne and Todd Delagrange, Woodburn; two daughters, Lana Mull, New Haven and Dana Miller-Delagrange, Woodburn; five brothers, Simon "Jim" and Dale Wagler, both of Grabill; Olmer Wagler, Mark Center, Ohio; Ray Wagler, Mark Center, Ohio and Wilmer Wagler, Sarasota, Fla.; three sisters, Lena Barkman, Topeka; Mildred Delagrange, New Haven and Catherine Delagrange, Woodburn and nine grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the Parkview Home Health and Hospice or the Renea Baker Family.
(Feb. 18, 1999)

LEO LEISTNER
HAYSVILLE-Leo M. Leistner, 96, died at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Redeemer Lutheran Church with burial to follow in Community Cemetery in Haysville. The Rev. Dennis Jackson will officiate.
Visitation will be at the Becher & Kluesner North Chapel from 2 to 8 tonight.
He was born on July 30, 1902, in Dubois, to Henry and Barbara (Baecher) Leistner. He married Eldena Mauder on Oct. 25, 1927 and she survives.
Leistner was a farmer and welder for International Steel in Evansville. He was also a Redeemer Lutheran Church member.
Also surviving are: a brother, Clarence Leistner, Dubois; five sisters, Bertha Eisenhut, Haysville; Cordella Plummer, Indianapolis; Viola Weisheit and Verona Dorsam, both of Jasper and Renetta Smith, Greenwood.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Norma Jean, who died in infancy and two brothers, Roy and Edgar Leistner.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Redeemer Lutheran Church, Jasper.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

ORIS RODGERS
Oris Juel Rodgers, 91, 305 Hillside Drive, died at the Washington Nursing Center Thursday at 1 p.m.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Roseland Park Cemetery, Royal Oak, Mich.
He was born on May 9, 1907, in Reeve Township, to William J. and Shiloh Ann (Gilley) Rodgers.
Rodgers was retired from National Steel Corp in Michigan. He was also a First United Methodist Church, Trenton, Mich., Lincoln Park Lodge #539 F&AM, Scottish Rite and Mousoleum Shrine, both in Detroit, member.
Surviving are a son, Charles Rodgers, Ann Arbor, Mich.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, Katherine McDonald and Wava Reister, both of Washington; Agnes Harris, Bedford and Opal Maddox, Leesburg, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a son, Larry Rodgers; sister, Geneva Wind and two brothers, Earl and Walter Rodgers.
Family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to a favorite charity.
(Feb. 18, 1999)

GEORGE PURCELL
BICKNELL-George J. Purcell, 77, died at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital, Boonville, Thursday at 7:20 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bicknell First Baptist Church with the Rev. Warren Stewart officiating. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Bicknell VFW Post #3190.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel; 9 a.m. until noon Sunday at the funeral home and from 1 p.m. to service time Sunday at the church. Masonic memorial services will be at 7 p.m. by the Edwardsport Masonic Lodge.
He was born to William A. and Mary P. (Johnson) Purcell, on Dec. 5, 1921, in Daviess County. He married Elizabeth Roark on Dec. 20, 1941, at the Bruceville Methodist Church Parsonage by the Rev. George G. Peale. She survives.
Purcell retired in 1977 as a shop foreman for the Indiana Department of Transportation. He was a Bicknell First Baptist Church member for 48 years, having served as chairman of the trustee board, youth leader for 14 years and a chairman of several building committees. He was also a member of the Union Baptist Brotherhood, member and served as treasurer for the Knox County Republican Party and was currently serving as precinct committeeman for Bicknell-Vigo 1 Precinct. He was also an Edwardsport Masonic Lodge #429 F&AM Lions Club of Bicknell and National Rifle Association member.
He was also an Army veteran of World War II having served from 1942 to 1945 in the European Theater, where he received five battle stars and the Bronze Star for meritorious service in the Battle of the Budge. He was a member of Company "C" 707th Tank Battalion, attended the Company reunions for several years, the last being at Louisville in 1997. He was also a member of the Bicknell American Legion and the Bicknell VFW Post #3190.
Also surviving are a daughter, Georgena Chesterfield Sr., Bristow; two grandchildren; a great-grandson; three brothers, Walter Purcell Sr. and Charles Purcell Sr. both of Bicknell and Dewey Purcell, Gary and a sister, Beulah Meek, Bicknell.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Guy Purcell and two sisters in infancy.
(Feb. 18, 1999)

WAYNE WADE
SHOALS-Wayne F. Wade, 72, died at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shoals Christian Church with Bro. Ken Jurgens officiating. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Shoals American Legion Post #61 will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call tonight from 4 to 9 at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home and noon until service time at the church.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1926, in Martin County, to George and Margaret (Freeman) Wade. They preceded him in death. He married Norma Shipman on Dec. 25, 1952, in Odon and she survives.
Wade was retired from US Gypsum. He was a Shoals Christian Church, Shoals Senior Citizens Center and Morgan Horse Association member. Also, he was a U.S. Army World War II veteran.
Also surviving are: two sons, Scott Wade, Shoals and Kelly W. Wade, Mitchell; two daughters, Stacy L. Owens, Shoals and Tangela L. Marsh, Anderson; seven grandchildren; three brothers, George Wade, Shoals; Virgil Wade, Loogootee and John Wade, Charlotte, N.C. and three sisters, Delorma Atkins and Mary Mae Sherfick, both of Shoals and Joan Hyslope, Kissimmee, Fla.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Francis Wade.

(Feb. 17, 1999)

FUNERAL

ERMIL BROWN
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Simon's Church for the funeral of Ermil M. Brown. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tami Blatecky, Michelle Martin, Brian Stinchfield and Chris, Dennis and Allen Brown.



Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 18, 1999

NOTICES

WAYNE WADE
SHOALS-Wayne F. Wade, 72, died at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

LORETTA REGO
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill.-Loretta J. Rego, 73, former local resident, died at the Lawrenceville (Ill.) County Hospital Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

MARY RHODES
Mary K. Cox Rhodes, 91, 1600 E. Van Trees, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Daviess County Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

Obituaries

ROXANNA WAGGONER
SHOALS-Roxanna E. Waggoner, 47, died at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Noblesville (Ind.) Healthcare.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.
She was born on March 8, 1951, in Gary, to Leo and Genevia (Bosel) Haskins. They preceded her in death.
Haskins was a Crown Point Nazarene Church member.
Surviving are two daughters, Laura Holt and Melissa Waggoner, both of Shoals; two sons, Robert Wesley and Paul Nathan Waggoner, both of Loogootee; a sister, Deloris Watkins, Dalton, Ga.; a halfbrother, Delbert Haskins; four grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two infant children.
(Feb. 16, 1999)

RUTHELEA QUIGGINS
MONTGOMERY-Ruthelea Quiggins, 69, died at St. Vincent's Hospital in Carmel at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 Saturday at Gill Chapel with interment in the Williams Cemetery, Pike County. The Rev. Frank McCandless will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born on July 8, 1929, in Pike County, to Erva and Flora (Winget) Russell. She married George Daniel Quiggins on Feb. 27, 1946 and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1989.
Quiggins was a former UniRoyal employee and had retired from Ford Motor Co. in Detroit, Mich. She was also a beautician. She had attended schools in Spurgeon. Also, she was a member of the American Legion, VFW and Moose Auxiliaries.
Surviving are two sons, Steven W. Quiggins, Fortville, Ind. and Larry G. Quiggins, Wayne, Mich.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a stepmother, Delores Russell, Petersburg and a stepsister, Joan Teague, Otwell.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Bernice Lee and four brothers, Bert, Hobart, Howard and Marvin Russell.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

NANCY CAREY
PETERSBURG-Nancy S. Carey, 56, died at her residence Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Her death is still under investigation by the Coroner's Office.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born in Daviess County, on Oct. 10, 1942, to John Wesley and Ruth E. (Tuttle) Fink. She married Richard Joe Carey and he survives.
Carey was the Pike County Dep. Treasurer. She was also a Moose Dep. Grand Regence State of Indiana, Woman of the Moose, Petersburg; Eastern Star, Rebeccas, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Ladies Democrat Party and Indiana Treasurer Association member.
Also surviving are two daughters, Debbie Beck, Petersburg and Alicia Whitehead, Greenwood; three sisters, Cheryl Dorsey, Indianapolis; Alyca Potter, Oxford, Ohio and Mary Beth Natychak, Attica, N.Y.; five grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.
(Feb. 17, 1999)

FUNERALS

IRENE COX
The funeral for Irene C. Cox was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home. The Rev. Lee Ayers officiated with interment in the McClure Cemetery, Algiers. Pallbearers were: Jeff Mundy, Brandon Cox, Bobby McGuire, Pete Fox, Johnny McGuire, Jerry Jackson, Jim McGuire, Gary Hayes and Steve Davis. Honorary pallbearers were: Roy Homer Clark, Jim Reed, John D. Clark, Daniel Woodall and Donald Davis.

JASON CUNDIFF
Funeral services for Jason Cundiff were Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, at 2 p.m. Officiating was Larry Ritter with interment in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Brad Sims, Corey Ivey, Chris Cushman, Ronnie Royston, Jason Tinkle and Trevis Tredway.

MARY MICHAELS
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Peter's Church for the funeral of Mary Hope Michaels. Fr. Joseph Erbacher was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. Peter's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Heath Frey, Jeff Behrendt, Butch O'Brien and Ed, Mark and John Wehner.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 17, 1999

AGNES BURRIS
INDIANAPOLIS-Agnes C. Burris, 90, former Sunset Towers resident, died at the Pine Tree Nursing Home, Indianapolis, Monday at 4 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Joe Wick and pastor James Payton will officiate. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and before the funeral hour Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
She was born on Aug. 5, 1908, in Knox County, to John H. and Mary J. (Smith) Williams. She married Joseph Earl Burris on Oct. 11, 1930 and he preceded her in death in 1977.
Burris was a retired cashier having worked at Rogers Supermarket. She had lived in the community most of her life and was educated at Wheatland Schools. She was also a Central Christian Church, Central Christian Sunday School and Christian Women Fellowship Organization member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Janice Lee Harner, Indianapolis and Mary Ann Mundy, Lincoln, Calif.; a son, Donald Earl Burris, New Ulm, Minn.; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nina Blevins, Kentucky and Norma Ritter, Boston, Ga.
She was also preceded in death by two grandchildren and a brother, John V. Williams.
(Feb. 15, 1999)

VICTOR HOWARD
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Victor F. Howard, 75, formerly of Washington, died Feb. 10.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1923, to William C. and Anna K. (Mangin) Howard, in Washington. He married Edna Jane MartinKovic on Oct. 14, 1950 and she survives.
Also surviving are: two sons, Michael and Robert; three grandchildren; three sisters, Irma Sumner, Washington; Roseanna Doyle, Loogootee and Sr. Rita Howard, Indianapolis and a brother, James Howard, San Francisco.
(Feb. 10, 1999)

ANNA BRENNER
DAYTON, Ohio - Anna M. (Louden) Brenner, 100, formerly of Washington, died Jan. 22 in Dayton, Ohio.
Final resting place is Woodland Mausoleum, Dayton.
Her husband, L.W. Brenner, preceded her in death in 1971. She had lived in Dayton for the past 27 years.
Surviving are: her daughter, LaJeanne Ford; a son, Robert Brenner; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchild and five great-great-grandchildren.
(Jan. 22, 1999)

BRUNER LEMMON
PETERSBURG-Bruner Lemmon, 85, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Tuesday.
The funeral will be at Main St. Presbyterian Church, Petersburg, Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Cynthia Jennison will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, and Friday from 9:30 a.m. until services at the church.
He was born in Petersburg, on Oct. 4, 1913, to Charles O. and Ada (Bruner) Lemmon. He married Violet J. Stone on July 17, 1938 and she preceded him in death on July 8, 1986. Lemmon owned Lemmon's Greenhouse and was a Main St. Presbyterian Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Robert Lemmon, Gurnee, Ill.; a daughter, Ann (Lemmon) Behnke, St. Louis; a sister, Alice Bonewits, West Lafayette and three grandchildren.
(Feb. 16, 1999)

AMY CHURCH
PETERSBURG-Amy E. Church, 76, died at 7:20 this morning at Petersburg Health Care.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home. John Manges will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on Oct. 23, 1922, in Knox County, to Hiram and Carrie (Coonce) Robinson. She married Ellis F. "Shorty" Church and he preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 1979.
Surviving are: two sons, Terry Church, Petersburg and Danny Church, Petersburg, Mich.; three daughters, Marcella Collins, Petersburg; Nancy Riney, Winslow and Bonnie Buck, Evansville; a brother, Merlin ÒMuttÓ Robinson, Vincennes; two sisters, Nelda Hoglin, Bloomington and Christine Mattingly, Vincennes; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
(Feb. 17, 1999)


FUNERALS

JEAN COOPER
The funeral for Jean Cooper was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Charles Baxter officiated. Pallbearers were: Kenny Lewis, Steve Sherman, Thomas Miley Jr., Richard Catt, Bill Scales and Richard Weintraut.

NORMA KINMAN and NICOLE KINMAN
Joint funeral services were conducted for Norma Jo Kinman and Nicole Michell Kinman. Services were at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with Dr. Larry Crowe officiating. Pallbearers were: Gary A. Kinman Sr., Gary A. Kinman Jr., Barney Wint, Trevor Dunn, William G. Cordier and Matthew Riggs.

BEATRICE COSBY
The funeral for Beatrice Cosby were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Lefler and pastor William Stotts officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Phil Cosby, Mark Cosby, Mike Cosby, Steve Roach, Eric Roach and Bruce Storm.

CAROL ASH
Funeral services for Carol Ash was conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield, Ind. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated. Pallbearers were: Jeff Arvin, Kevin Strange, Andy Souerdike, Tony Hunter, D.J. Healy and Dennis Ash.

CECIL SEALS
Funeral services for Cecil Seals were at 2 p.m. Monday at Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Pastor Martin Bornhoeft officiated. Pallbearers were: Charles Seals, Donald Seals, Gordon Seals, John Seals, Mike Seals and Robert Seals. Military graveside rites were by the American Legion. Serving were: chaplain, Gene Wilcoxen; colorguard, Dan Armstrong and W.G. Arvin; colorbearers, Tim Strange and Virgil Wade; flag folders, Wayne Burch and Virgil Harper; sgt. at arms, Howard Trambaugh; bugler, Mike Greene and honorary, Harry "Frog" Wagoner and Charles Wathen.



Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 16, 1999

NOTICE

AGNES BURRIS
INDIANAPOLIS - Agnes C. Burris, 90, former local resident, died at 4 p.m. Monday at Pine Tree Nursing Home, Indianapolis.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Feb. 15, 1999)

OBITS

CECIL SEALS
LOOGOOTEE -- Cecil K. Seals, 90, died at 6 a.m. Saturday at the Martin County Health Care and Rehab Center, Loogootee.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial followed in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee. Military graveside rites was conducted by the American Legion.
He was born on May 13, 1908, in Daviess County to John Seals and Elizabeth Hotz. He married Leona Goller on Sept. 2, 1933 and she survives. Seals was a retired superintendent for S.J. Groves Road Construction Company. He was a St. John Lutheran Church, Loogootee; American Legion, Moose and Elks Clubs member. Also, he was a World War II Army Veteran.
Also surviving: a daughter, Nancy Rahne, Colorado Springs, Colo.; two brothers, Wilson Seals, Loogootee and Max Seals, Yackmaw, Wash.; two granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Britt in 1968 and two brothers.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church through the funeral home.
(Feb. 13, 1999)

HILARY DUNLEVY
LOUISVILLE -- Hilary Dunlevy, 37, formerly of Loogootee, died from a heart attack suddenly and unexpectedly at the Baptist East Hospital, Louisville at 4:49 p.m. Jan. 30.
A Mass of Christian burial was at 10 a.m. Feb. 4, in St. Catherine of Siena Church in Fort Thomas. Fr. Jeff Von Lehman was the celebrant for the Mass and concelebrants were: Frs. Tom Farrell, Rick Frazier, Hilary Vieck, Dan Vogelpohl, Brian Wigger and Jim Willig. Lectors were Joe Mayer and Joe Collopy. Prayers of the faithful were read by Erin Gough and Tom New.
His children and stepchildren participated in the offertory procession. Muchlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, Alexandria.
Pallbearers were: Carl Hafele, Mike Heim, Tim Herms, Greg Johnson, Roger Keller, Mike Kramer, Brian McGarr, Dave McMahon, Ron Vierst and Dave Weekbach. Those in the area attending were: Fr. Hilary Vieck, Gloria Hart, Jerry and Rachel Doyle, Rosemary Billings and Carolyn Arvin.
He was born on Sept. 18, 1961, at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and resided in Loogootee during his early childhood. He was the son of the late Walter R. Dunlevy and Joyce Dunlevy, who now resides in Fort Thomas, Ky.
He married Linda Woeste on Oct. 4, 1986 and she died of cancer on April 22, 1996. On Jan. 31, 1998, he married Penny (New) Urlage and she survives along with four children, Natasha, Jessica, Alicia and Walter Richard Dunlevy, all at home; three stepsons, Jacob, Nicholas and Griffin Urlage, all at home; a stepson, Lee Campbell, Newport, Ky. and a stepdaughter, Tara Campbell, Bellevue, Ky.
Dunlevy, a Bishop Brossart High School graduate, attended Northern Kentucky University. A long time northern Kentucky resident, his family had moved to Louisville last August after he was promoted to marketing manager with Dover Elevator Company. He was active in several church and civic affairs including the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, a church youth director and speaker for Chris Renews His Paris. He was a St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Louisville member at the time of his death.
Also surviving are: three sisters, Maureen Gough Mayer; Lisa Kirst and Joy Bricking and two brothers, Walter B. and Timothy Dunlevy. He was also preceded in death by a brother, John Anthony and a sister, Susan Michele.

(Jan. 30, 1999)

LUCY SEIFERT
BRIDGEPORT, Ill. - Lucy Jane Seifert, 80, died Sunday at the Lawrence County Memorial Hospital.
Funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Emmons- Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Ill. Interment is in Derr Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 9.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1918, in Princeton, to Minnie Pearl Belcher and James Byrley. They preceded her in death. She married Willis Elmer ÒCyÓ Seifert on Nov. 10, 1934 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 1992. Seifert was a homemaker. She attended Pinkstaff United Methodist Church and was an American Legion Auxiliary member.
Surviving are a son, Arthur Leroy ÒBuddyÓ Seifert, Washington; three daughters, Shirley Shaffer, Rural Lawrenceville, Ill.; Marlene Dennison, Bridgeport, Ill. and Willa Jerrell, Rural Sumner, Ill.; a sister, Billie Jean Fouts, Robinson, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by six brothers, two sisters and a grandson.
Memorial donations may be made to the Pinkstaff United Methodist Church through the funeral home.

(Feb. 14, 1999)

NORMA CLEVELAND
VINCENNES-Norma Gayle Cleveland, 77, died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lodge of the Wabash, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Bryan Solomon will officiate. Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born to Edwin S. and Laura D. Bogard Baker, on May 12, 1921, in Knox County. They preceded her in death. Cleveland had worked at Central Hardware in sales retail and was a First Church of the Nazarene member.
Surviving are a daughter, Shelia A. Jolly, Ramona, Calif.; two sons, Charles E. and Nick L. Fields, both of Vincennes; a brother, Noble C. Baker, Wheatland; a stepsister, Rita Hagerty, Monroe City; stepbrother, Jay L. Armstrong, Monroe City; five grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and 12 stepgreat-grandchildren. Also preceded in death by her stepmother, Grace E. Armstrong; three brothers and two sisters.
(Feb. 14, 1999)

RUTH WEAVER
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Ruth L. Weaver, 91, died Feb. 5.
Services were at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mountain View Christian Church, Phoenix.
She was born in Elnora. Her husband, Bill Weaver, preceded her in death in 1968. Weaver was a homemaker. She had a dairy on Sugarland Road, registered jerseys. She moved to Arizona in 1954.
Survivors are her daughter, Nancy Clark; two sons, David and Charles; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles E. Ross.
Contributions may be made to the church, Hansen Chapel.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

LILLIAN STEWART
POTTSTOWN-Lillian Iola (Ruckreigle) Stewart, 82, died at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday at Houck Funeral Home Inc., Pottstown. Private burial was in Highland Memorial Park.
She was born in Washington to the late William and Effie (Weber) Ruckreigle. Her husband, George S. Stewart, preceded her in death.
Surviving are a son, Charles Wade, Falls Church, Va.; three daughters, Mary Cullen, Pottstown; Peggy Wysockie, Unionville, N.Y.; and Ginger Thorton, Pottstown; a sister, Dorothy Colbert, Washington; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to: The American Lung Association, 1 Lafayette Place, Suite 150, Norristown, Pa. 19401.

CATHY SPETH
VINCENNES-Cathy Sue (Nalker) Speth, 45, died at 5:45 a.m. Friday at her residence.
Services will be conducted at a later date. Private family services will be officiated.
She was born on Sept. 30, 1953, in Washington, to Walter and Flossie (Purcell) Nalker. Her mother survives while her father preceded her in death. She married Leon Speth and he survives.
Speth had received 14 years of education and was a social service director with the Oak Village Nursing Home.
Surviving are two children, Joseph Speth, at home; Mikael Speth, Vincennes; two sisters, Linda Cook, Broken Arrow, Okla. and Phillys Meadows, Phoenix, Ariz.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(Feb. 12, 1999)

NATHAN COLGATE
PETERSBURG- Nathan Thomas Colgate, 85, died at 12:40 p.m. Sunday at the Amber Manor Nursing Center, Petersburg.
Graveside services will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. Larry Barr will officiate.
He was born in Pike County, on Sept. 28, 1913, to Willard and Mary (Williams) Colgate. He married Kathryn M. Gideon and she preceded him in death on March 19, 1998. Colgate was a construction worker.
Surviving are a daughter, Marilyn June Dunneiddie, Moorehead, N.C.; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
(Feb. 14, 1999)

VERNA HEDRICK
HENDERSON, Ky.-Verna R. Hedrick, Henderson, Ky. formerly of Washington, died at 12:30 a.m. Saturday at her residence.
Funeral services were conducted at 10 this morning at the Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, Henderson, Ky. The Rev. Don Benningfield and Sue Meuth will officiate. Burial will be in the Fairmont Cemetery, Henderson, Ky.
Hedrick was a Christian Church and Garden Club member for many year in Owensboro, Ky. and also was a volunteer for Mercy Hospital and the American Red Cross of Owensboro.
Surviving are: her daughter, Eugenia Peachee Utley, Henderson, Ky.; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Hedrick in 1975 and a son, Keith R. Peachee in 1942.
The family asks memorial contributions be made to St. Anthony's Hospice.
(Feb. 13, 1999)

FUNERAL

ADA BRATTON
Funeral services for Ada Pauline Bratton were at 1 p.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Interment was in the Trinity Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Bobby Bailey, Shannon Bratton, Norman Bratton, Robert Bratton, Larry Bratton, Pete Rehl and Tarry Bratton.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 15, 1999

IRENE COX
PETERSBURG-Irene C. Cox, 86, died Saturday at 2:25 p.m. at Memorial Hospital Jasper.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Lee Ayers officiating. Burial will be in the McClure Cemetery, Algiers. Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time.
She was born Feb. 3, 1913, in Daviess County, to John Wesley and Anza (Adamson) McGuire. She married William Raymond Cox on Sept. 3, 1939, and he preceded her in death March 31, 1987.
She attended Algiers United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three sons and four daughters: Doyle Cox, Otwell; Cletus Cox, Oakland City, and Donald Cox, Evansville; Loretta Cox, Petersburg; Mrs. Gene (Verena) Blessinger, and Mrs. Kenny (Cleta) Mundy, both of Jasper, and Donna Wehr, Indianapolis.
Also, 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great great grandson also survive.
Also, three brothers and three sisters are deceased. They include: Roy and Arvey McGuire, and a twin brother, Ivis McGuire, and Ola McGuire, Trula Clark, and Arla Clark.
(Feb. 13, 1999)

CAROL ASH
LOOGOOTEE -- Carol Ash, 53, died at 3:32 p.m. Friday at the University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham, Ala.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield, Ind. with burial to follow in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at Barr Township in Daviess County.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Dec. 12, 1945, in Martin County, to Paul and Mary (Bradley) Strange. She married Jerry Ash on May 29, 1965 and he preceded her in death in 1973.
Ash was retired from NWSC Crane. She was also a St. martin Catholic Church, Whitfield; Loogootee American Legion Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, Shoals Eagles Auxiliary and Loogootee VFW Auxiliary member.
Surviving are two brothers, Paul Strange, Loogootee and Joseph Strange, Hickory Hills, Ill.; three sisters, Mary (Betty) Souerdike and Linda Hunter, both of Loogootee and Cleo Merritt, Indianapolis and helped raise, Rod Healy.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
(Feb. 12, 1999)

JEAN COOPER
PETERSBURG -- Jean Cooper, 70, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Friday at 10:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight and 8 a.m. until services Tuesday.
She was born to Grover and Ida Hager on Oct. 8, 1928, in Pike County. Her father preceded her in death while her mother, Ida McGillem Zimmerman, survives in Petersburg. She married Robert Cooper and he preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 1993.
Cooper was a nurse's aid with the Good Samaritan Hospital and Home Health Care Aid. She was also a Moose and VFW Ladies Auxiliary member.
Also surviving are: a son, Jerry Huffman, Evansville; a daughter, Nancy Miley, Petersburg; a stepdaughter, Kathy Shute, Point Blank, Astaria Texas; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren and 16 stepgreat-grandchildren.
A daughter, Patty Jean Huffman and a son, Richard Cooper, preceded her in death.
(Feb. 12, 1999)

MARY MICHAELS
DAYTON, Ohio -- Mary Hope Michaels, 93, formerly of the Montgomery area, died Saturday morning at the Marie Joseph Hospital, Dayton.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Peter's Church with interment in the St. Peter's Cemetery. Fr. Joseph Erbacher will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral home on Wednesday.
She was born on April 20, 1905, in Freedom, Ind., to Hogan and Edith Morris Easter Bryant. She married John J. Michaels on May 22, 1926 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1981.
Michaels, a 1924 Worthington High School graduate, was a medical assistant and case worker with the American Red Cross in three states. He was a former St. Peter's Church member and was an Immaculate Conception Church, Dayton, member. Also, he was a past president with Montgomery County Medical Assistance Association, taught counseling and guidance in School of Nursing in University of Dayton and was educated at the Standford-Brown School of Business. She had moved to Ohio several years ago.
Surviving are her children, John J. Michaels, II, Dayton and Madonna Wehner, Beaver Creek, Ohio; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a sister, Kitty Everhart, Worthington.
She was also preceded in death by Hilton Easter, Joan Gordon and Carol Behrendt.
(Feb. 13, 1999)

JASON CUNDIFF
SHOALS-Jason Leo Cundiff, 22, died Sunday at 2:40 a.m. in an Orange County automobile accident.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Queen Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday at the funeral home from noon to 9 p.m.
He was born May 13, 1976, in Daviess County, to Kenneth Jay and Charlotte (Salmon) Cundiff. He worked at the U.S. Gypsum Company plant in Shoals.
Surviving are his father and stepmother, Jay and Jackie Cundiff, Shoals, and his mother and stepfather, James and Charlotte Walls, Shoals. One brother, Chad Cundiff, also survives in Shoals. He was graduated from Shoals High School in 1994. He attended Mt. Union Church of Christ.
(Feb. 14, 1999)

ERMIL BROWN
Ermil M. Brown, 84, 208 N.W. Second St., died at 9:20 p.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center. She had been in failing health for two months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Simon's Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. until the funeral Thursday. There will be a wake service at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Dec. 29, 1914, in the Corning Community, to Leo and Sadie (Cullivan) Colvin. They preceded her in death. She married Paul Julian Brown on Nov. 14, 1936 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1998.
Brown had worked at the RCA at Bloomington and the local U.S. Rubber. She was also a St. Simon's Church and Eagles Auxiliary member.
Surviving are four sons, Donald, Jerry and Ken Brown, all of Washington and Edward Brown, Hamilton, Ill.; two daughters, Mary Jane Gill, Crystal Lake, Ill. and Ann Hall, Highland, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Edith Hayes, Washington and Helen Seal, Loogootee.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.
(Feb. 13, 1999)

NICOLE KINMAN
ROCKPORT-Nicole Michell Kinman, 17, died Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in automobile accident near Richland, Ind.
There will be joint services with her grandmother Norma Jo Kinman, on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Dr. Larry Crowe will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Visitation will be today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, and Tuesday until the time of service.
She was born June 16, 1981, in Vincennes, to Gary A. and Shelly (Coleman) Kinman Jr. They both survive in Rockport.
She was a senior at South Spencer High School and a member of the Rebel Jazz Dance Team. She attended Crabtree Church, Owensboro, Ky., and Oak Grove Church, Oakland City.
Also surviving are grandparents Gary A. Kinman, Petersburg, Shirley and Bob Lytle, and Jerry and Nancy Coleman, all of Oakland City. Great-grandparents Thelma Lucille Wood and Gladys Coleman also survive in Oakland City.
(Feb. 13, 1999)

NORMA KINMAN
PETERSBURG -- Norma Jo Kinman, 59, died at her residence Saturday at 4:27 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with Dr. Larry Crowe officiating. Veterans graveside services will be accorded by the Petersburg VFW. There will be a joint service with her granddaughter, Nicole Kinman.
Visitation is tonight from 4 to 8 and Tuesday from 11 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born in Lincoln County, Ky., on May 31, 1939, to Toy N. and P. Lucille (Mink) Rogers. Her husband of 39 years, Gary A. Kinman, survives.
Kinman, a 1974 Oakland City University graduate, was a Providence Church of Christ, Lincoln County, member and was a United States Air Force veteran.
Also surviving are: a son, Gary A. Kinman Jr., Rockport; a daughter, Cynthia A. Wint, Petersburg; a sister, Peggy I. Cordier, Crab Orchard, Ky. and a grandson.
A granddaughter preceded her in death.
(Feb. 13, 1999)

ALBERT BEMENT SR.
OAKTOWN -- Albert Lee Bement Sr., 68, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at her residence.
Funeral services are pending at the Gordon E. Utt Carlisle Chapel.
He was born on Jan. 20, 1931, in Bicknell, to William and Mary (Schaffer) Bement. They preceded her in death. He married his wife, Jewel, on Sept. 5, 1968 and she survives.
Bement was a retired diesel mechanic for Detroit Diesel in Gary. He was also a Teamster Union Gary and Indian Prairie Baptist Church Carlisle member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Jennifer Obermyer, Oaktown; four sons, Jermy Bement, at home; Albert Lee Bement Jr., Bicknell; Chris Bement, Carlisle and Kenny Ray Spurlin, Indianapolis; a sister, Lena Mae Mottern, Elnora; a twin brother, Alfred R. Bement, Oaktown; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, a sister and three brothers.
(Feb. 14, 1999)

FUNERALS

W.L. DAVIS
Funeral services for W.L. Davis were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Interment was in the Wheatland Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Carl Brown, David Brown, Maurice Bledsoe, Jack Granger, Steve Granger and Richard Wright. Also, not mentioned in his obituary were two sons who preceded him in death.

ROGER WILDMAN
Funeral services for Roger Wildman were at 11 this morning at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Pastor Ronnie Baker officiated. Pallbearers were: Rex Strawn, Lee Jones, Steve Jones, Chris Holland, Bernie Burch and Steve Downey. Honorary pallbearers were: Jack Divine, Brandon Chanley, Terry Hasler, Kenny Frye and Kenny Bradley.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 12, 1999

NOTICE

ADA BRATTON
SHOALS-Ada Pauline Bratton, 72, died Thursday at Core Nursing and Rehabilitation, Huntingburg, at 10:50 a.m.
Arrangements are pending at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Feb. 11, 1999)

OBITS

ROBERT SCHANTZ
LYONS-- Robert E. Schantz, 71, died Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at the Greene County General Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lyons Community Church. The Revs. Steve Brinson and Billy Ed Hostettler will officiate. Burial will be in the Prairie Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8:30 tonight at the Jenkins Funeral Home in Lyons and from 1 p.m. until the funeral service hour at the church.
He was born March 14, 1927, in Greene County, to Earl and Suzie (Russell) Schantz. He married Dola Dean and she survives.
He was a self-employed farmer.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Brenda Dean, Linton, and Jane Shepherd, Lyons; one brother, Bernard Schantz, Switz City; two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
(Feb. 11, 1999)

BEATRICE COSBY
INDIANAPOLIS -- Beatrice ÒBeaÓ Cosby, 92, formerly of West Walnut Street, died at the St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, Thursday at 2:15 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Lefler will officiate. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Dec. 1, 1906, in Montgomery, to Albert and Sadie (Fisher) Perkins. She married Joseph L. Cosby Sr. on Dec. 25, 1927 and he preceded her in death on May 3, 1980.
Cosby was retired having worked at Reliance Mfg. Co. for 15 years and Uniroyal for 22 years. She attended Washington schools and was the oldest Free Methodist Church member. She had moved to Indianapolis in 1987.
Surviving are a daughter, Marilyn Jane Tafflinger, Indianapolis; two sons, Joseph L. Cosby Jr., Wannamaker, Ind. and John L. Cosby, Sommerville, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and a sister, Bess Graves, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.
(Feb. 11, 1999)

FUNERALS

DENVER GLADISH
Funeral services for Denver Gladish were at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Petersburg United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Ken Burcham officiated. Interment was in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Rick Gladish, Rob Gladish, Ron Gladish, John Johnson, Jim Pirkle II and Steve Stidd.

BIRDENA McDONALD
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Simon's Catholic Church for the funeral of Catherine Birdena McDonald. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery.
Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Pallbearers were: Ken and Leonard McDonald, Jim Sypitkowski, Jim Jones and John and Paul McDonald.

CHARLES ZIGLER
Funeral services for Charles (Punkin) Zigler were conducted Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Lee Funeral Home in Loogootee. Officiating was the Rev. Andy Hanson.
Pallbearers were: Bud Lamar, Dan Armstrong, Charles Davis, Virgil Harper, Tim Strange and Woody Gibson.
Graveside military rites were conducted by the Loogootee American Legion Post 120. Serving were: Mike Greene, chaplain; Woody Gibson and Charlie Wathen, color guard; Harry Wagoner and Pop Nolley, color bearers; Virgil Harper and Steve Smith, flag folders; Haward Trambaugh, Sgt. at Arms; Bud Lamar, Dan Armstrong, Charles Davis, Virgil Harper, Bob Prather, Tim Strange and Steve Smith, firing squad.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 11, 1999

W.L. DAVIS
W.L. Davis, 102, formerly of 1408 Cosby Road, died Sunday at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the Gill Funeral Home.
He was born Feb. 17, 1897, in Utah, Ala., to Will and Vina (Almstead) Davis. He married Irma Christine Bledsoe on Sept. 3, 1943, and she died Sept. 14, 1982.
He had been employed at the Ford Motor Company. He was a member of the Benford No. 26 Lodge in Detroit, and he was a World War I Army veteran.
He is survived by one brother, Jessie Davis, Detroit, Mich.
He was preceded by one daughter, Celist Davis; a sister and two brothers. (Feb. 7, 1999)

MILDRED AUBERRY
INDIANAPOLIS-- Mildred L. Auberry, 69, formerly of Washington, died Wednesday at 3 p.m. at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Jones Family Mortuary, Mooresville. Fr. Mark Gottemoeller will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Jones Family Mortuary.
She was born in Washington to Willard E. and Helen G. (Quackenbush) McCraney on Dec. 9, 1929. She married Bernard J. Auberry in July 1949.
She was a resident of Washington for 25 years and a resident of Indianapolis for 44 years. She graduated from Alfordsville High School.
She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church, Indianapolis, and a member of VFW Women's Auxillary Post 908, Indianapolis; Decatur Township Democrat Club; and Decatur Township Civic Council.
She was a long time advocate of Decatur Township Fire Department.
For a few years, she was employed at U.S. Rubber Coin in Washington.
Surviving are her husband; three sons, Bernard J. Auberry Jr., Bargesville, Richard Auberry and Mark Auberry, both of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Lou McCraney, Indianapolis, Helen Summitt, Seattle, Wash., and Norma York, Sarasota, Fla.
(Feb. 10, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 10, 1999

LLOYD BENEFIEL
PETERSBURG-Lloyd ÒBuckÓ Benefiel, 80, died at Petersburg Health Care Tuesday at 8:20 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Lendon Toms will officiate. Interment will be at the Reels Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Veteran graveside services will be by the Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was born in Clay County, on Aug. 1918, to William Perry and Dora (Roark) Benefiel. He was married to Lillian B. Cooper for 61 years and she survives.
Benefiel was a bulldozer operator and farmer, self-employed. He was also a World War II veteran.
Also surviving are a son, Gary ÒPeteÓ Benefiel, Petersburg; a daughter, JoAnn Chesser, Petersburg; two sisters, Cleo Taylor, Oaktown and Georgia Apple, Paoli; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, three daughters, two brothers, Gene and Jack Benefiel and a sister, Marie Ross.
(Feb. 9, 1999)

ARBIE BROCK
PETERSBURG-Arbie Lance ÒFireballÓ Brock, 65, died of heart failure at Petersburg Health Care Tuesday at 5:20 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 1 p.m. Bro. Dan Caldwell will officiate with interment in the Martin Cemetery, Petersburg. Veteran graveside services will be conducted by the Petersburg VFW. Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born in Pike County, on March 2, 1933, to Lawrence and Sara Ellen (Bolin) Brock. He married Lou Ellen McDowell and she survives. Brock worked with the Pike County Highway Department and was a Glezen Revival Center member. He was also a Korean Conflict veteran.
Also surviving are four sons, Eldon McDowell and Steven, Kevin and Keith Brock, all of Petersburg; a daughter, JoElla Stafford, Petersburg; a sister, Mary Lou Dent, Petersburg and 12 grandchildren.He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carmilla L. Brock; two brothers and two sisters.
(Feb. 9, 1999)

HARLEY ROACH
BEDFORD-W. Harley Roach, 85, died at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Free Methodist Church, Bedford. Pastor Reed Beard will officiate with interment in the Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and from 11 a.m. until the hour of service Friday at the Free Methodist Church.
He was born to Thomas H. and Ethel (Hand) Roach on Sept. 13, 1913, in Washington. They preceded him in death. He married Geneva Maxwell on Sept. 29, 1935 and she survives.
Roach was a retired Journeyman electrician and formerly employed at NAD Crane. He was a Free Methodist Church member and Saturday Night Prayer Group member at the church. Also, he was an I.B.E.W. Local #16 member and former owner and operator of Roach Garage.
Also surviving are a son, Larry G. Roach, Carmel; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gilbert and Herschel Roach, both of Washington and two sisters, Helen McCracken and Delores Rodgers, both of Washington.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Holmes, in 1984.
(Feb. 9, 1999)

ROY POTTS
LOS ANGELES-Roy Earl Potts, 80, formerly of Washington, died Jan. 9.
He was born in Vincennes, on Dec. 24, 1918 and was reared in Washington.
Potts was a long-time Los Angeles labor and employment attorney. He attended Purdue University and majored in mechanical engineering, receiving his B.S.M.E in 1940. Later that year, he married Dorothy Ragle. They moved to Albuquerque, N.M., where he worked as a special apprentice for the Santa Fe Railroad. In 1942, he was called to active duty in the United States Army, serving at Fort Bragg, N.C., where he taught at the Field Artillery School and worked for the Field Artillery Board, raising to the rank of Major.
He attended Yale Law School after the war and received his L.L.B. in 1951. The Potts then moved to Southern California where he began his career as an associate for the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers in the labor management department. In the early 1960s, he joined the law firm of Kindel & Anderson as a partner. Over the years, he also acted as a mentor for numerous future labor attorneys. In 1982, he joined the law firm of Overton, Lyman & Prince, where he remained as a senior partner until his death.
Potts was a long-time member of the Los Angeles Rotary Club, Men's Garden Club of Los Angeles, Wilshire Country Club and the Jonathon Club. He was also a founder of the Business Trail Lawyers Association.
Surviving are his wife and a sister, Lola J. Williams.
(Jan. 9, 1999)

FUNERAL

THEODORE WALLS
The funeral for Theodore Clarence Walls was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Wayne Pendley officiated with interment in Wininger Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Charles Way, Jack Nicholson, Joey K. Walls, Delbert Walls, Frank Walls and Dean Walls.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 9, 1999

DENVER GLADISH
PETERSBURG--Denver Paul Gladish, 70, died Monday at 9:30 p.m. at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Petersburg United Methodist Church. The Revs. Ken Burcham and John Berry will officiate.
Interment will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call at the Gill Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church.
He was born March 22, 1928, in Pike County to Courtney Wyatt and Katherine O. Gladish. He married Gertrude Ann Spray on Dec. 24, 1948, and she survives.
He graduated from Petersburg High School in 1946, and was a retired farmer and school bus driver for 30 years.
He was member of the Petersburg United Methodist Church, York Rite and Hadi Shrine of Evansville, I.O.O.F. Lodge of Petersburg, and the Board of Directors of the Pike County Bank.
He helped establish Pride's Creek Golf Course and is a member of the board of directors, and he is a member of the Pride's Creek Conservatory Board.
Surviving are his wife; two sons, David P. Gladish, Washington, and Terry L. Gladish, Petersburg; four grandchildren; two brothers, William Gladish, Rodney, Mich.; and Lowell Gladish, Worthington.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie Jean.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Petersburg United Methodist Church.
(Feb. 8, 1999)

DOMINGO CABRERA
Funeral services for Domingo Reyes Cabrera, 55, 207 W. Hefron St., will be next Tuesday at 2 p.m. at San Nicolas Catholic Church, Macabebe, Pompanga, Philippines. Fr. Jose David will officiate.
Burial will be in LaFamilia Cemetery in Pompanga.
Visitation will be today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Gill Chapel.
He was a Washington resident for four years and was a production worker at Perdue Inc. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

CHARLES ZIGLER
LOOGOOTEE-Charles (Punkin) Zigler, 77, died Monday at 11:33 p.m. at the Martin County Healthcare and Rehab Center.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial will be in Goodwill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Graveside military rites will be conducted by the Loogootee American Legion.
He was born June 14, 1921, in Raglesville, to Victor and Grace Ellen (Jackson) Zigler. He married Mildred M. Wagoner on Oct. 28, 1971. She survives.
He worked at Fishers Ford Garage for many years and with Gerald Huebner, and later owned and operated LM Services.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Surviving are nieces and nephews in Loogootee, Ohio, and Evansville, and several great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Richard Ellis Zigler, Arnold Lester Zigler, and Ursel Orman Zigler, and one sister, Esther May Bruner.
(Feb. 8, 1999)

CATHERINE BIRDENA
Catherine Birdena McDonald, 84, 603 E. Natl. Hwy., died Monday at 2:40 a.m. at Washington Nursing Center. She had been ill several months.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Simon's Catholic Church, with burial in St. John's Cemetery. Fr. David Martin will officiate. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and before the hour of service on Thursday. There will be a Christian wake service at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born May 18, 1914, in the Glenco Community in Daviess County, to James and Emma (Hitton) Pettigrew. She married Frank T. McDonald on July 15, 1937, and he preceded her in death April 16, 1992.
She was a lifetime Daviess County resident.
She attended Glenco Elementary School and was a graduate of Glendale High School.
Surviving are two sons, and one daughter, Kenneth McDonald, Princeton; Leonard McDonald, Worland, Wyo., and Rita Sypitkowski, Annaheim Hills, Calif. Also, seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren survive.
Also, two sisters and one brother survive: Rose Pettigrew and Joan Elliott, both of Washington, and Bernard Pettigrew, Ballatin Spa, N.Y.
Preceding her in death were brothers and sisters, Monica Herring, James Pettigrew, Mary Jones, Joseph, Frank and John Pettigrew.
(Feb. 8, 1999)

RAYMOND BOUGH
Services for Raymond Bough were held Monday at 2 p.m. at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Odon. The Rev. Ralph Tomson officiated. Interment was in the Scotland Cemetery.

MELVIN HOPKINS
The funeral for Melvin Hopkins was at 2 p.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals.
The Rev. Mark Otero officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Mike Greene, Carl Conover, Roscoe Brown, John Ramsey, Tim Strange and Bill Lee.
Military graveside rites were conducted by the Shoals American Legion Post #61. Chaplain was Lee Harding; sgt. of arms, Tom Harder; colorguard, Pop Nolley and Don Brown; colorbearers, Bill Farrell and James H. Waggoner; flag folders, Bill Lee and Robert Jones; firing squad, Charles Sorrells, Harley Bratton, Robert Jones, Dean Walls, Ken Arvin, Bruce Hawkins and Steve Smith and bugler, Sherry Gallian.


Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 8, 1999

BIRDENA McDONALD
Birdena McDonald, 84, 603 E. Nat'l Hwy., died at the Washington Nursing Center this morning at 2:40.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Feb. 8, 1999)

MELVIN HOPKINS
VELPEN-Melvin R. Hopkins, 54, formerly of Shoals, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Friday.
The funeral was at 2 today at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. The Rev. Mark Otero officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Military graveside rites were conducted by the Shoals American Legion.
He was born on Dec. 14, 1944, in Martin County, to Lester and Helen (Hitt) Hopkins. His mother, Helen Sullivan, survives in Shoals while his father preceded him in death.
Hopkins was retired from the U.S. Air Force. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.
Surviving are two daughters, Heather Riveria, Fort Polk, La. and Scarlette Tomasi, Pittsburg, Kan.; a son, Roger Stephen Hopkins, Fort Hood, Texas; a brother, Vance Hopkins, Beverton, Ore.; a halfbrother, Merle Sullivan, Shoals; a halfsister, Candy Stiles, Shoals and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tina Beth Hopkins and a brother, Dennis Hopkins.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

BRANTLEY BLYTHE
VINCENNES-Brantley O. ÒBobÓ Blythe, 78, formerly of Edwardsport, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday at 8:14 a.m.
The funeral will be at the First Christian Church, Edwardsport, Tuesday at 11 a.m. The Revs. Fred Nippert and Ronald Barnes will officiate. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Edwardsport. Military services will be conducted at graveside.
Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 7 at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell and an hour before services at the church.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1920, in Barber, Ark., to Marion and Lizzie (Fitzpatrick) Blythe. He married Janet Dinkens on Feb. 7, 1944, in Vincennes and she survives.
Blythe was a self-employed mechanic and a retired school bus driver. He was an Edwardsport Christian Church member. Also, he was an American Legion #192, Elder at the Christian Church, Knox County Council, Zoning Appeal Board, Precinct Committeeman, Board of Knox Co. Housing, Knox County Area Planning and Precinct committee chairman Hall of Fame member. He was a veteran serving in the Air Force during World War II.
Also surviving are his children, Brantley O. Blythe Jr., Seymour and David D. Blythe, Vincennes; two sisters, Edna Forbush, Virginia Beach, Va. and Virginia Lee McKinley, Mt. View, Calif.; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Charity of the donator's choice.
(Feb. 6, 1999)

DOMINGO CABRERA
Domingo Reyes Cabrera, 55, 207 W. Hefron St., died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Friday at 5:55 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel.
He was born on May 12, 1943, in Macabebe, Pompanga, Philippines, to Nazario and Engracie (Reyes) Cabrera. His mother survives in Macabebe, Panpanga, Philippines. He married Andrea Manabat and she survives.
He was a Washington resident for four years. He also was a production worker at Purdue, Inc. and attended St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Also surviving are four daughters, Lourdes Peek, Washington; Rosanna Dizon, Raquel Cabrera and Angelina Nicdao, all of Philippines; four sons, Berlito, Emmanuel, Jayson and Paulo Cabrera, all of Philippines; eight grandchildren; five sisters, Regina Sunga, Purificacion Atienzo, Anita Flores, Carmolita Mangalindan and Ameila DelaCruz, all of Philippines and three brothers, Benigno, Rodolfo and Norberto Cabrera, all of Philippines.
The family requests flowers be omitted.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

ROBERT TUNGATE
ELNORA-Robert E. Tungate, 71, died at the Daviess County Hospital Friday at 10:57 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield. The Rev. Fred Whitaker will officiate with interment in the Grandview Cemetery. Military graveside services will be by the American Legion Post #245, Elnora. Calling will be from 4 to 8 tonight and 10 a.m. Tuesday until the service hour at the funeral home.
He was born in Bedford, on Sept. 28, 1927, to Calvin J. and Mabel (Haywood) Tungate. They preceded him in death. He married Phyllis M. Bingham and she survives.
Tungate was an ordinance leader with Crane NSWC and retired. He then was an owner and operator semi driver, also retiring. He was an Navy veteran serving in World War II. He was also an American Legion Post #245, Elnora and VFW Post #9297, Crane, member.
Also, surviving are a son, Randall Tungate, Elnora; a sister, Ruth Jaynes, Bloomfield; two granddaughters, who he and his wife reared in their home, Melissa Dawn Tungate, Elnora and Brandi Lynn Tungate, Bruceville.
He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Dennis Eugene Tungate; an infant daughter, Patricia Lee Tungate and a brother, Jim Tungate.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

THEODORE WALLS
SHOALS-Theodore Clarence Walls, 79, died at his residence Saturday evening.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Wininger Cemetery, Dubois County.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born in Martin County, on Feb. 24, 1919, to Joseph and Etta (Self) Walls. They preceded him in death.
Walls was retired and had worked for the Martin County Green Thumb. He attended the Fairview Church. Surviving are his nephews and nieces.
(Feb. 6, 1999)

FUNERALS

MILDRED NEIDIGE
Funeral services for Mildred L. ÒMidgeÓ Neidige were at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Bro. Loy Baird officiated with interment in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Neidige, Mike Russell, Steve and James Figg.

ETHEL MYERS
Funeral for Ethel G. Myers was at 1:30 today at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Forest Godin officiated. The McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, was in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 6, 1999

MELVIN HOPKINS
VELPEN-Melvin R. Hopkins, 54, formerly of Shoals, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Friday.
The funeral was at 2 today at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. The Rev. Mark Otero officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Military graveside rites were conducted by the Shoals American Legion.
He was born on Dec. 14, 1944, in Martin County, to Lester and Helen (Hitt) Hopkins. His mother, Helen Sullivan, survives in Shoals while his father preceded him in death.
Hopkins was retired from the U.S. Air Force. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.
Surviving are two daughters, Heather Riveria, Fort Polk, La. and Scarlette Tomasi, Pittsburg, Kan.; a son, Roger Stephen Hopkins, Fort Hood, Texas; a brother, Vance Hopkins, Beverton, Ore.; a halfbrother, Merle Sullivan, Shoals; a halfsister, Candy Stiles, Shoals and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tina Beth Hopkins and a brother, Dennis Hopkins.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

ETHEL MYERS
TERRE HAUTE-Ethel G. Myers, 74, formerly of Bicknell, died at 3:15 a.m. Friday at the Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

DON JULIAN
CLARKSVILLE-M. Don Julian, 83, died Thursday at the Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Chapman Funeral Home, Clarksville. Burial will be in the Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation is Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and after 11 a.m. Monday.
He was born in Washington. He married Naomi Thomas and she survives.
Julian was a retired salesman and a World War II Marine veteran. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 35, Jeffersonville; Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonel's and First Presbyterian Church, Jeffersonville, member.
Also surviving are a son, Ernie T. Julian, Charlestown, Ind.; a daughter, Tami M. Caldwell, Louisville, Ky.; two grandchildren and several area cousins.
(Feb. 4, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 5, 1999
C.H. ALLISON
COLUMBUS, Ind.-The Rev. C.H. Allison, 99, died at 7:28 p.m. Wednesday in Four Seasons Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at East Columbus United Methodist Church with the Revs. Jack Haskins and Leslie R. Bearden officiating. Burial will be in the Garland Brook Cemetery. Visitation is from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Myers Funeral Service Reed and Jewell Chapel, 25th St., Columbus, Ind. and after 10 a.m. Monday until service time at the church.
He was born on July 19, 1899, in Daviess County, to John C. and Etta (Swan) Allison. He married Glen Irene Horrall on Oct. 6 1923, in Washington and she died on May 1, 1989.
Allison, an Asbury College graduate, was a retired United Methodist Minister, for the last four years he was the oldest living minister in the South Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. He ministered between 1940 and 1969 at these churches: Crothersville Charge; Batesville; Newbern Charge; Acton, London; Barth Place in Indianapolis for 10 years; Park Place in Jeffersonville; Elizabethown and was an assistant at East Columbus United Methodist Church. He was also a South Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are three daughters, Jo Childs, Hope, Ind.; Doris Fogle, Woodstock, Va. and Vera LeMasters, Lakeland, Fla.; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, John Edwin Allison; two brothers, Ralph and Lew Allison and a sister, Elsie Dayton.
Memorials may be made to the Asbury College Library Fund.
(Feb. 3, 1999)

ETHEL MYERS
TERRE HAUTE-Ethel G. Myers, 74, formerly of Bicknell, died at 3:15 a.m. Friday at the Union Hospital in Terre Haute.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1924, in Shoals. She married Ernest Taylor and he preceded her in death. She then married Henry Myers and he also preceded her in death.
Myers was a Church of God member. She had lived in Terre Haute for the last 10 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Margo Sluder, Terre Haute and Esther McDaniels, La Vergne, Tenn.; three sons, Eugene and Robert Taylor, both of Washington and Larry Joe Taylor, Terre Haute; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister and a halfbrother.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

RUTH TRABANT
OAKTOWN-Ruth Louise Trabant, 83, died at 10:25 p.m. Wednesday at her residence.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mariah Creek Cemetery, Oaktown Road, Oaktown, Ind. The Rev. Donald J. Demas will officiate with no visitation.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1916, in Knox County, to Alida (Hampke) and Raymond Scott. She married Elmer W. Trabant on Jan. 13, 1937, at Lawrenceville, Ill. He survives.
Trabant, a Bruceville High School graduate, was a housewife and Mariah Creek Christian Church member. She had lived all her life in Knox County and was a member of the Ladies Aide with the church.
Also surviving are her children, Ellis E. Trabant, Vincennes; Bruce Lee Trabant, Freelandville; Donald William Trabant, Oaktown and Carl Mark and Raymond Edward, both of Texas; two brothers, Erwin Scott, Bicknell and Floyd Scott, Oaktown; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother.
(Feb. 3, 1999)

RAYMOND BOUGH
ODON-Raymond Bough, 64, died at his residence this morning at 7. He had been in failing health for the last year, but was seriously ill for the past two weeks.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Ralph Tomson will officiate with interment in the Scottland Cemetery.
Friends may call beginning at 10 a.m. Monday until services.
He was born in Greene County, on Aug. 2, 1934, to Henry and Nellie (Dove) Bough.
Bough was an Elnora Baptist Church member.
Surviving are a daughter, Karen Sparks, Odon; two grandchildren and two brothers, Otis Lee and Harold Dean, both of Martinsville.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Meeks.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Daviess County Helping Hearts Hospice.
(Feb. 5, 1999)

FUNERALS
RAYMOND McCLURE
The funeral for Raymond A. McClure was at 11 a.m. Friday at the McClure Chapel in Bicknell. The Rev. Glenn Turner officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jack Smith, Billy Smith, Marty Smith, David Smith, Dan Smith, Jeff Smith and Billy Chamness. Honorary pallbearers were Shannon Mills, James Dunbar and Joe Blessinger.

HALLIE WILSON
The funeral for Hallie Wilson was at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. James Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Doyle Sullivan, Duane Wuertz, Jeff Stoll, Richard Hudson Sr., Richard Hudson Jr., Don Hudson Jr. and Phil Baker.

Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 2, 1999

HALLIE WILSON
Hallie Louise Wilson, 80, Washington, died at 3:20 p.m. Monday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and 9 a.m. until service time Thursday. Moose Auxiliary will conduct memorial services at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on July 27, 1918, in Daviess County, to Daniel and Alma (Rice) Nieft. She married Jasper Wilson and he preceded her in 1983.
Wilson was a Uniroyal Corp. employee for 27 years, retiring in 1975. She was also a First Christian Church, Women of the Moose and Eagles Ladies Auxiliary member.
Surviving are a son, Donald Hudson, Columbus, Ind.; several grandchildren; a sister, Juanita Norris, Washington and three stepbrothers, Roy, Willie and Charley Chaplin, all of Illinois.

(Feb. 1, 1999)

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Obituaries and Funerals Feb. 1, 1999

LEONA LOGAN
FREELANDVILLE-Leona Grace Logan, 91, formerly of Bicknell, died at 3:50 a.m. Sunday at the Freelandville Community Home.
Logan had requested her body be given to the Indiana University Medical Center.
The McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She was born to Charles and Nora (Turnmeier) Soden on June 7, 1907, in Bicknell. She married Elwood Logan and he preceded her in death.
Logan was a retired nurse having been both a public health nurse as well as in private nursing. She graduated from Hunter School of Nursing and attended the Freelandville Christian Church. She was a former Baltimore, Maryland, resident.
Surviving is a nephew and four nieces. She was also preceded in death by a brother.
(Jan. 31, 1999)

MERLYN KEHOE
OAKTOWN-Merlyn McClure Kehoe, 86, died at 1:05 a.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Gordon E. Utt, Oaktown Chapel. Dr. Chas Brooks will officiate. Interment will be in the Oaktown Cemetery.
Family will receive friends before services.
She was born to Claude and Mayme (Harber) McClure, on Aug. 17, 1912, in Knox County. They preceded her in death. She married William J. Kehoe on Dec. 20, 1931 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 1988.
Kehoe was a retired music teacher having taught at Oaktown, Fritchton, Fairbanks and Hynera, Ind. She graduated from Oaktown High School and received her teaching degree from Indiana State University, Terre Haute. Also, she was a First Christian Church, Oaktown and the DAR of Vincennes member.
Surviving are her grandchildren, David Kehoe, Oaktown; Marty Kehoe, Naples, Fla. and Connie Solman, Bonita Springs, Fla.; and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Lee.
(Jan. 31, 1999)

NORMA WERDEN
Norma P. Werden, 71, 612 Meridith St., died at 10:51 a.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Maryís Church with interment in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and before the funeral hour on Tuesday. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 tonight.
She was born on May 23, 1927, in Corning, to Leo and Sarah ìSadieî (Cullivan) Colvin. They preceded her in death.
Werden was a lifetime Daviess County resident attending Alfordsville Schools. She was a Reliance and UniRoyal employee. Also, she was an St. Maryís Church and RSVP member.
Surviving are her children, Judi York, Patrick L. and John J. Werden and Sarah Jane Ash, all of Washington and Michael T. Werden, Fresno, Calif.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and three sisters, Ermil Brown and Mary Edith Hayes, both of Washington and Helen Seal, Loogootee.
She was also preceded in death by, a grandson; three brothers, Orville, Frank and Ralph Colvin and three sisters, Ruth Flaherty, Esther Amsden and Mildred Spaulding.
(Jan. 30, 1999)

JESS RUMBLE
CLEARWATER, Fla.-Jess F. Rumble, formerly of Washington and Petersburg, 84, died Friday at the Golfcoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and was under Florida Suncoast Hospice care.
A memorial service will be at the Friendship United Methodist Church, 2039 East Druid Road, Clearwater, Fla., Thursday at 3 p.m. A graveside memorial service will be conducted at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, at a later date.
He was born in Glezen to Turner B. and Emma (Vaughn) Rumble. They preceded him in death. He married Rose McKinney on Nov. 1, 1942.
Rumble worked in retail management for 38 years with JC Penney, served stores in Indiana, Missouri, Michigan and Ohio. He was retired from the Washington store in 1984. He was a Western Kentucky and Indiana University graduate. He came to Florida in 1994. The First United Methodist Church of Petersburg and attended the Friendship United Methodist Church in Clearwater. He was also a Methodist Men, Kiwanis, Rotary and Retail Merchants member.
Surviving are two daughters, Janet Reiners, Clearwater, Fla. and Judy DeMoss, Largo, Fla.; a brother, Carroll Vonn Rumble, Indianapolis; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Doyle S. Rumble.
Memorials may be given to the Florida Suncoast Hospice, 300 East Bay Drive, Largo, Fla., 33770.
(Jan. 29, 1999)

MARY KUNKLER
A funeral mass was conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday for Mary Alma Kunkler. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: Lawrence Gates, Thomas Gates, William Gates, Michael Gates, Lawrence Kunkler Jr. and Shane R. Wilz.


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