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Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 31, 1999

NOTICE

ALBERTA ZINKAN
MONTGOMERY - Alberta V. Zinkan, 75, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Tuesday at 9:23 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(March 30, 1999)

OBITUARIES

MARY EDWARDS
INDIANAPOLIS - Mary Ellen (Barber Clement) Edwards, 77, died in Indianapolis Monday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday.
She married Jack Edwards and he survives in Indianapolis.
Edwards worked at General Motors Delco Remy in Anderson and was a cashier for the Ft. Benjamin Harrison Commissary. Also, he was a Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #2138 and Glendale Order of the Eastern Star Lodge 461 member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Sharon D. Humbles Myers, Odon and Nancy Ann Clement, Indianapolis; a son, Frank D. Clement, Indianapolis; two sisters, Virginia Barber Hays, Anderson and Ruth Barber Collison, Washington; a brother, Virgil R. Barber, Frankton; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to: St. Vincent Tree of Life Hospice, c/o St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
(March 29, 1999)

JAMES ROHRER
ELNORA -James R. Rohrer, M.D., 92, formerly of Indianapolis, died at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday at Gentle Care of Vincennes.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Elnora Fairview Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Huntsman will officiate. American Legion Post 245 will conduct military graveside rites.
There will be no visitation.
He was born to Wesley and Clara Rohrer, on Nov. 5 1906, in New Albany. He married Leola Thompson on April 5, 1936.
Rohrer was a physician and started a practice in Elnora in 1935, when he moved to the area. He was a United Methodist Church, Elnora; American Legion Post 245, Elnora and ACBL Duplicate Bridge Card Club member. Also, he was a World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a retired Army Lt. Col. and received the French Metal of Honor and Purple Heart.
Surviving are a son, James Robert Rohrer II, D.O., Vincennes; two daughters, Jennie Carman, Scottsdale, Ariz. and Sally Kubinski, Indianapolis; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Maude Hall.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, Elnora.
(March 30, 1999)

HELEN STANCZAK
BICKNELL - Helen N. Stanczak, 78, died at 9:03 p.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church Thursday at 1 p.m. The Revs. Frank Renner and Hilary Vieck will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 tonight. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7 tonight at the McClure Chapel, Bicknell.
She was born on July 15, 1920, to William and Essie Grace (Rhinehart) Ford, in Lawrence County, Ill. She married John Stanczak on July 15, 1962 and he survives.
Stanczak was retired owner and manager of Helen Johnson Wholesale Distributing Co. She was also a St. Philip Neri Catholic Church and American Legion Auxiliary of St. Francisville, Ill. member.
Also surviving are: Pamela Stanczak, Mooresville and Jill Martin, Port Clinton, Ohio; a son, James J. Arnold, Cape Coral, Fla. and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.
(March 29, 1999)

ADELINE HENDRICKS
Adeline Hendricks, 88, 1900 Grand Avenue, died at her residence Sunday at 10 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Bethany Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday.
She was born on May 20, 1910, in Troy, to David C. and Ona E. (Cooke) Mitchell. She married Doyle Bernard Hendricks on July 23, 1933 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 1959.
Hendricks was a saleswoman at DonaldsonÕs Toggery for 22 years and was an Avon representative. She was a Christ United Methodist Charter 50 year member and taught Kindergarten at church. Also, she was a past worthy matron and 50 year member of Chapter #210 Order of the Eastern Star; Delta Theta Tau Sorority member, Eureka Lodge #28 of RebeccaÕs member, past guardian of JobÕs Daughters, past president of MotherÕs of DeMolay, served as a Gray Lady at the Daviess County Hospital for 20 years and served on the board of trustees.
Surviving are a brother, Jesse Mitchell, Louisville, Ky.
Also, she was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.
(March 29, 1999)

ARNOLD HABIG
JASPER - Arnold F. Habig, 91, Kimball International Inc. founder, died at 10 a.m. Monday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. April 5 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery, Jasper.
Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.
He was born in Jasper, on May 2, 1907, to Frank A. and ÒRoseÓ Sarah (Rottet) Habig. He married twice. First, he married Mary Ann Jahn, on Sept. 20, 1927 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 1972. He later married Barbara T. Cukierski, on Oct. 21, 1972 and she survives.
Habig was awarded Honorary Doctoral Degrees from the University of Evansville and Vincennes University. In 1998, Vincennes University Jasper named its newest building the Arnold F. Habig Center. Also, he was Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Historic Landmark Foundation, Dubois County Historical Society, Gibalt Boys Home, Sister of St. Benedict, St. Meinrad Archabbey, Deutscherverein German Club and Exchange Club member.
Also surviving are: three sons, Thomas, John and Douglas Habig, all of Jasper; three daughters, Nancy Habig, Jasper; Barbara Jane Habig, Bloomington and Marilyn Schultheis, Evansville; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Anthony and Jerome Habig, both of Jasper; and Francis Habig, High Point, N.C.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret Ann Habig; a sister, Rosemary Habig and five brothers, Clarence, Louis, Robert, James and Joseph Habig.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center and to the Northwood Good Samaritan Nursing Center.
(March 29, 1999)

FUNERALS

GLENN COLEMAN
The funeral for Glenn R. Coleman was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Roy Biggerstaff and pastor Paul Newton officiated. Interment was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Jim Dickerson, Scott Chandler, Jay Dickerson, Greg Hames, Ollie Doublemont and Gordon Curtis.

LORENA TAYLOR
The funeral for Lorena P. Taylor was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Interment was at the St. John Catholic Cemetery. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: Kevin Fox, Dustin Fox, Travis Fox, Matt Fox, Bob Cannon and Mark Trambaugh.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 30, 1999

NOTICES

JAMES ROHRER
ELNORA -James R. Rohrer, M.D., 92, died at 12:20 this morning at Gentle Care of Vincennes. Arrangements are pending at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel.
(March 30, 1999)

ADELINE HENDRICKS
Adeline Hendricks, 87, 1900 Grand Avenue, died at her residence Monday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.

(March 29, 1999)

OBITUARIES

EDNA CHAPPELL
VINCENNES - Edna B. Chappell, 97, died at 4:20 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services will be at the Gardner and Son Funeral Home, Vincennes, Wednesday at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the service hour at the funeral home.
She was born on Nov. 8, 1901, in Martin County, to Frank and Mary (Parson) Collins. She was born and reared, the next to the oldest of 10 children and educated in the Martin County School System. She married Claude Chappell Sr. on Nov. 27, 1924 and he preceded her in death in 1983.
Chappell attended Central Normal College in Danville. She taught school in a one-room school in Martin County for nearly two and a half years. She was also a quilt maker and Royal Oak Presbyterian Church member.
Surviving are two daughters, Mary June Meyer, Sandborn and Laverne Schroeder, Westphalia; three sisters, Imogene Cannon, Ida Applegate and Iva Holt, all of Shoals; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death a son, four brothers and two sisters.
Memorials may be made to the Freelandville Nursing Home or the Salem Church of Christ.
(March 28, 1999)

JAMIE BOYD
SHOALS - Jamie L. Boyd, 37, died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Mt. Olive Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on April 30, 1961, in Bedford, to Charles A. and Carrie (Head) Oliver. She married Gary Boyd on Nov. 22, 1979, in Shoals. He survives.
Also surviving are her daughters, Rachel and Cayla Boyd, both of Shoals.
(March 27, 1999)

FUNERALS

SCOTTY REED
The funeral for Scotty R. Reed was at 11 a.m. Monday at the Odon United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Clay City. The Rev. John Williams officiated. Pallbearers were: Michael Katopodis, John Jacob Wilson, Patrick McKinney, Brian McKinney, Kevin McKinney, Todd Detro, Bill Mohr, Chuck Milton, John E. Wilson and Christopher Reed.

DOYLE WYANT
The funeral for Doyle M. Wyant was at 10:30 this morning at the Hamline Chapel Church. Interment was at the Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. The Revs. Jerry Vanlue, Steve Stevens and Ron Clark officiated. Pallbearers were: Denny Wyant, Dwight Wyant, Dick Wyant, Donald G. Myers, Duane Wyant and Patrick Miles. Honorary pallbearers were: Brent Wyant, Brad Wyant, Andrew Wyant, Todd Wyant, Chris Wyant and Jeremy VanLue.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 29, 1999

COLEEN CHURCH
PETERSBURG - Coleen M. Church, 70, died of heart failure at 5:27 a.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Visitation is at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born in Pike County, on June 2, 1928, to Thomas F. and Grace (Robling) O'Rourke. She married Alvin B. Church and he preceded her in death on July 20, 1990.
Church was a retired treasurer for the Pike County School Corporation. She was also a First Christian Church member in Petersburg.
Surviving are: a son, Jerry A. Church, Petersburg; two daughters, Janet Western and Lorri Edrington, all of Petersburg; a brother, T.O. O'Rourke, Petersburg; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
(March 27, 1999)

ROSS RAWLEY
BICKNELL - Ross Richard Rawley, 73, formerly of Greene County, died at the Vencor Hospital in Indianapolis Saturday.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Wesleyan Church. The Rev. Mark Reed will officiate with interment in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Military graveside rites will be accorded. Viewing at the close of service. Friends may call from 2 to 8 today at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
He was born on July 4, 1925, to Jonathan and Maggie (Rankins) Rawley in Owen County. He married Dora Strahley in Bicknell, on Dec. 21, 1951 and she survives.
Rawley was a hi-lift operator with McCord's in Washington until he retired in 1975. He was a First Wesleyan Church member and a minister at Mt. Zion in Bloomfield and 5 1/2 years at Oaktown Wesleyan Church. He was an U.S. Army veteran having served in the Medical Corp. during World War II.
Also surviving is his son, Richard Jon Rawley, Bicknell. He was preceded in death by a brother and eight sisters.
(March 27, 1999)

ROBERT LETT
VINCENNES - Robert David Lett, 51, died at 7:03 p.m. Friday at the V.A. Hospital, Indianapolis.
Graveside services was at 1:30 today at the East Union Cemetery. Pastor Larry Martin officiated with interment in the East Union Cemetery. There is no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Nov. 7, 1947, in Daviess County, to Robert J. and Norma J. (Riggle) Lett. His mother, Norma J. Blacketer, survives in Vincennes.
Lett was a former truck driver and a construction worker for Harrison Construction Company in Vincennes. He attended Washington Schools. Also, he was a Viet Nam War veteran and was an American Legion and VFW member.
Also surviving: three daughters, Angela R. Montgomery, Otwell; Kendra D. Alvis, Vincennes and Lisa D. Lett, Campbelltown; a son, Robert D. Lett, Winter Garden, Fla.; four grandchildren; a sister, Marilyn Blubaum, Washington and two brothers, Stephen J. Lett, Evansville and Roger D. Lett, Emmison. He was preceded in death by a brother, Doug Lett.
(March 26, 1999)

GLENN COLEMAN
PETERSBURG - Glenn R. Coleman, 77, died of heart failure at 7:55 p.m. Saturday at Petersburg Health Care.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 today at the funeral home and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Oct. 17, 1921, in Pike County, to Lewis and Esta (Gladish) Coleman. He married Avinell White and she survives.
Coleman was a retired farmer and Free Methodist Church member in Petersburg.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Marilyn Dickerson and Sue Doublemont, both of Petersburg; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
(March 27, 1999)

LORENA TAYLOR
LOOGOOTEE - Lorena P. Taylor, 81, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Saturday at 3 p.m.
Funeral is at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Interment will be at the St. John Catholic Cemetery. Calling is 3 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Dec. 26, 1917, in Martin County, to Bill Dickman and Myrtle (Jones) Street. She married David A. "Henry" Taylor on Nov. 2, 1957 and he survives.
Taylor was a homemaker.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Anna Darlena Rees, Jasper; three sons, Kenneth W. Fox, Shoals and John P. and Gary L. Fox, both of Loogootee; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and Glen Fox; a daughter, Dorothy Street and three grandsons.
(March 27, 1999)

GAIL NEIDIGH
NEWBERRY - Gail Neidigh, 77, died at the Daviess County Hospital Friday at 7:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield. The Rev. Jerry Clark will officiate with interment in the Prairie Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and noon Tuesday until the service hour at the funeral home.
She was born on April 4, 1921, in Greene County, to George M. and Ella (Rusher) Rollins. They preceded her in death. She married Calvin F. Neidigh and he survives. She was a homemaker and Newberry Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: three sons, Fred J. and Calvin D. Neidigh, both of Newberry and Alvin G. Neidigh, Princeton; a daughter, Linda Dailey, Monroe, N.C.; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters; nine brothers; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
(March 26, 1999)

FUNERALS

DOROTHY SOEDER
Graveside funeral services for Dorothy A. Soeder were at 2 p.m. Saturday at the St. John Catholic Cemetery, Loogootee. The Rev. Dennis Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Dustin Davis, Bob Bell, Dane Davis and Davida Osborn. Honorary pallbearers were Marya Osborn and Betty Melton.

ANNA LENTS
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Anna Louise Lents. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant with interment in the St. Peter's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jeff McEvilly, Kelly McEvilly, Alan McCormick, Mike Rice, John Auberry, Scott Wyatt and Ty Madison.

Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 26, 1999

JOSEPHINE HAYNES
Josephine A. Haynes, 88, formerly of Sunset Towers, died in the Extended Care Unit of the Daviess County Hospital at 6:15 this morning.
There will be private graveside services. The Rev. David Harker will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel.
She was born in Washington, on Oct. 26, 1910, to James B. and Naomi (Small) Aikman. She married Orville R. Haynes on July 20, 1931 and he preceded her in death on July 9, 1988.
Haynes, a Washington High School graduate, was a retired teacher having worked at Sugarland schools. She was also an Indiana Teachers College in Indianapolis graduate and First Baptist Church member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Barbara Wirts, Washington; four sons, William W. Haynes, Washington; Richard R. Hayes, Bloomington; George A. Haynes, Elizabethtown, Ill. and Kenneth R. Haynes, Savannah, Ga.; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by a sister and three brothers.
(March 26, 1999)

SCOTTY REED
ODON - Scotty R. Reed, 57, died at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Thursday. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Odon United Methodist Church. Interment will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Clay City. The Revs. John Williams and Ed Clark will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the cemetery in Clay City.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1941, in Clay City, to Rex and Lillian (Scott) Reed. He married Gloria Jean Nees on Sept. 2, 1962.
Reed worked at NWSC Crane for 29 years and retired in 1995. He was a Engineering Tech/Chem Lab. worker. Also, he was an Odon United Methodist Church and Clay City Masonic Lodge #562 member.
Surviving are: his children, Julie Burroughs, Loogootee; Jeffery Reed, Clay City and Jill Winkel, Solsberry; eight grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; two sisters, Judy Hunt, Tampa, Fla. and Jenny Arney, Terre Haute and two brothers, Danny Reed, Vancouver, Wash. and Charles Reed, Greencastle.
(March 25, 1999)

CAROL HUSTON
CAVE CREEK, Ariz. - Carol Colleen Huston, 53, died Wednesday.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 9205 E. Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, Ariz.
Visitation is at the church starting at 1 p.m. Hanson Desert Hills Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born in Washington, on Dec. 22, 1945.
Huston was a fifth grade teacher at Desert Sun Elementary School in Cave Creek.
She was also a honors graduate from Indiana University.
Surviving are: her husband of 33 years, Jon Huston; two daughters, Kristy and Marnie Huston; a son, Casey Huston; her mother, Ruth Paul, Washington and four sisters, Patricia Paul, Virginia Drew, Anita Singer and Elaine Armes.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Carol Huston Scholarship Fund in care of Desert Sun Elementary School, P.O. Box 426, Cave Creek, Az. 85327-0426.
(March 24, 1999)

FUNERAL

ROBERT STRANGE
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. SimonÕs Church for the funeral of Robert S. Strange. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. JohnÕs Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ed Strange, Don Strange, Joe Strange, George Strange, Joe Brown and Jack Hendrixson. Military flag presentation was made by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 25, 1999

DOYLE WYANT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Doyle M. Wyant, 67, formerly of Monroe City, died of heart failure at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, N.M.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. March 30 at the Hamline Chapel Church. Interment will be at the Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, March 29 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and March 30 from 9:30 a.m. until services at the Hamline Chapel.
He was born in Monroe City, on Aug. 23, 1931, to Walbert and Bertie (Miller) Wyant. He married Jenny Petit and she survives.
Wyant was a retired teacher and administrator under the Department of Defense. He graduated from Monroe City High School and Oakland City University. Also, he was an Army veteran serving in the Korean war.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Rhonda Miles and Sue Ann Stevens, Rio Rancho, N.M.; four brothers, Denny Wyant, Washington; Richard Wyant, Vincennes; Duane Wyant, Pueblo, Colo. and Dwight Wyant, Murray, Ky.; a sister, Diane Van Lue, Danville and six grandchildren.
(March 23, 1999)

FUNERALS

THOMAS ROWE
The funeral for Thomas Christopher Rowe was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Kirk Horstmeyer officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Chad Monk, Joey Rowe, Dwayne Monk, Ron Crane, Richard Wissel and Ronnie Crane.

DONALD STREET
The funeral for Donald E. Street, Loogootee, was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Mt. Zion Wesley Church. The Revs. John Simmons and John Moffatt officiated. Interment was in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Lee Funeral Home of Loogootee handled arrangements. Pallbearers were: Mike Weisheit, Shawn Harker, Tony Hollaway, Quinton Hollaway, Rick Divine, Dallas Roy, Dennis Overall and Dustin Fox.

ANDY and CAROL ATWOOD
The funeral for Andy and Carol Atwood was Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Entombment was at Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum. The Rev. Bill Stotts and Bro. Ben Ray Bean officiated. Pallbearers were: Robert Atwood, Samuel Atwood, Daniel Atwood, Gus Atwood, Jason Brown and Mark Radcliffe.

LARRY SEBRING
The funeral for Larry Sebring was at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at McClure Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ray McKinnon, Steve McKinnon, Steve Koenig, Brian Provines, Charles Synowick Jr. and Adam Sebring. Honorary pallbearers were Steve Koenig Jr. and Nathan Springer.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 24, 1999

ROBERT STRANGE
Robert S. Strange, 75, 601 Front St., died at his residence Monday at 10:22 p.m. He had been in failing health for several months and seriously ill for a month.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Simon's Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Ed Lee Mortuary. There will be a wake service at 5:30.
He was born in Daviess County, on Dec. 22, 1923, to Frank S. and Elizabeth (Williams) Strange. They preceded him in death. He married Jane Hendrickson on Jan. 15, 1948 and she survives.
Strange retired from McCord Mfg. and operated Bob's Saw Shop, where he repaired lawn mowers, chain saws, etc.
He was a lifetime community resident and attended St. Simon's School and Washington Catholic High School. He was a St. Simon's Church member. He was also an 11th Airborne Glider Infantry veteran serving in World War II.
Surviving are: a daughter, Patricia J. Mullen, Washington; two grandsons; a sister, Dorothy Wade, Indianapolis and two brothers, Donald Strange, Plainville and Ed Strange, New Whiteland.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Anna Humbert and two brothers, Jack and Thomas Richard Strange.
(March 22, 1999)

FUNERALS

NICHOLA DROGICH
The funeral for Nichola ÒNickÓ Drogich was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lyons Community Church with the Rev. Steve Brinson officiating. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Randy Pharris, Charles Wright Jr., Bill Weaver, Lonnie Haney Jr., Charles Wright Sr. and Tom Chestnut.

IMELDA SPAULDING
A funeral mass for Imelda Spaulding was conducted Tuesday at the St. John Catholic Church. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated.
Pallbearers were: Randy Hedrick, Lee Jones, Steve Jones, Charlie Theile, Mic Theile, Glen Scheters and Doug Schepers.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 23, 1999

NOTICE

ROBERT STRANGE
Robert S. Strange, 75, local resident, died at his residence Monday at 10:22 p.m. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(March 22, 1999)

OBITUARIES

ANNA LENTS
Anna Louise Lents, 84, 404 N.W. Second St., died at the Bloomington Hospital Monday at 7:15 p.m. She had been in failing health since December, 1998 and was seriously ill for two days.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary's Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the St. Peter's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and before the funeral hour on Saturday. A rosary will be prayed at 6 p.m. Friday. The Daughters of Isabella will conduct memorial services after the Rosary.
She was born on June 22, 1914, in Daviess County, to Bernard and Maud (Deckard) O'Brian. They preceded her in death. She first married Leslie McCormick and he survives. She married her second husband, Joseph P. Lents, in September 1988 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1994.
Lents, a Montgomery High School graduate, was a bookkeeper with Montgomery Ward, Buick Auto Distributors and retired from REMC. She lived most of her life in Daviess County having attended Corning schools. She was a St. Mary's Church, Eagles Auxiliary, Moose Auxiliary and Daughters of Isabella member.
Surviving are: her children, Mary Ann M. Dougherty, Bloomington; Richard McCormick, Greenwood and Wayne McCormick, Spencer; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two stepsons, C.J. Lents, Washington and Harold Lents, Loogootee and a sister, Mary Jane (Greenwell) Smith, Bedford.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Robert McCormick.
(March 22, 1999)

THOMAS ROWE
PETERSBURG - Thomas Christopher Rowe, 29, formerly of Kansas City, Mo., died at his residence Friday.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
He was born in Fort Riley, Kan., on Dec. 4, 1969. His father and stepmother, Tom and Linda Rowe, survive in Brazil, Ind. while his mother and stepfather, Ellen and Larry Barr, survive in Petersburg. He married Michelle Renee Rowe, Kansas City, Mo., and she survives.
Rowe was a parts manager with Walters Electronics and Western Auto in Kansas City, Mo.
Also surviving are: two sons, Christopher Rowe, Lancaster, Ill. and Logan Rowe, Kansas City, Mo.; two daughters, Kayla and Alicya Rowe, both of Kansas City, Mo.; three brothers, Larry and Jacob Barr, both of Petersburg and Joey Rowe, Brazil, Ind.; two sisters, Sarah Barr, Petersburg and Jackie Cartwright, Evansville; paternal grandparents, Francis and Mildred Rowe, Farmersburg and maternal grandparents, Jack and Ruby Robbins, Sullivan and Pauline Barr, Winslow.
(March 19, 1999)

LARRY SEBRING
VINCENNES - Larry Sebring, 58, died at his residence Saturday at 8 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Nov. 4, 1940, in Vincennes, to Marshall and Mary (Seitzinger) Sebring. His mother survives in Vincennes.
Sebring had been employed at Wal-Mart for the last seven years and had been a coal miner. He was also a Illini Chapter of Harley Owners Group member and had served in the U.S. Army in Germany.
Surviving are: a brother, Mike Sebring, Tampa, Fla. and four sisters, Gayle McKinnon, Vincennes; Linda Acup, Noblesville; Marsha Synowick, Monticello and Judy Gaddie, Louisville, Ky.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
(March 20, 1999)

HERSCHEL LONG
WINSLOW - The Rev. Herschel Long, 84, died of heart failure at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at the Oakview Heights Nursing Home, Mt. Carmel, Ill.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Pleasant Ridge Church, Pike County. The Revs. Jack Cole and Novie Newkirk and Dr. Ora Johnson will officiate. Burial will be at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pike County.
Calling is tonight from 2 to 8 at the Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service at the church.
He was born in Pike County, on March 10, 1915, to Harry and Alta (Reed) Long. He married Jewel Pirkle on Jan. 20, 1936 and she preceded him in death on Nov. 25, 1994.
Long was a General Baptist minister for six years and an evangelist. He also owned and operated the Long's Custom Butchering Shop in Pike County from 1941 to 1971. He was a Pleasant Ridge Church, Pike County, member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Mary Martha Curtis, Winslow; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter and a brother, Frank Long, Newburgh. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Russell Long; a halfsister, Julia Evans; two halfbrothers, Vrigil Woods and the Rev. Vernie Woods.
(March 21, 1999)

GARY DAILY
VINCENNES - Gary D. Daily, 54, died at 1:55 a.m. Sunday at his residence.
Graveside funeral services will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery Wednesday at 11 a.m. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the service hour. The Gardner and Son Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
He was born on Oct. 14, 1944, to Jesse and Beatrice (Hager) Daily. He married Carolyn A. Kidwell on June 8, 1985.
Daily was a truck driver and a lead guitarist in several area bands. He was also an American Legion member.
Surviving are: a son, Gary Daily, Vincennes; two daughters, Jennifer Daily, Decker and Angela Daily, Washington; a brother, Rick Watson, Vincennes; three sisters, Madgeleen Young, Leah Bradley and Cindy Showers, all of Indianapolis and two grandchildren.
(March 21, 1999)

NICHOLA DROGICH
LYONS - Nichola "Nick" Drogich, 64, died at the Greene County General Hospital in Linton Sunday at 9:50 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Lyons Community Church with the Rev. Steve Brinson officiating. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 tonight at the McClure Funeral Home.
He was born on April 15, 1934, in Universal, Ind., to Tom and Martha (Symmond) Drogich. He married Glenda Wright on March 15, 1960 and she survives.
Drogich was employed by the Indiana Department of Transportation in the Linton sub-district as a mechanic. He attended Lyons Community Church.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Susie Morales, Alvardo, Texas; seven sons, John, Nick and Charles, all of Bicknell; Terry, Lyons; David, Sandborn and Mike and William, Linton; two brothers, Tom, Princeton and Phillip, Lawrenceville, Ill.; three sisters, Judy Pickle, Bicknell; Mary Walls, Washington and Helen Taylor, Kalamazoo, Mich.; 22 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Drogich.
(March 21, 1999)

FUNERALS

EUGENE BERRY
The funeral for Eugene "Dean" Berry was at 1 p.m. Monday at the Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. The Rev. John Simmons officiated with interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee, handled arrangements. Pallbearers were: Jeff Berry, Robert Berry, Ronny Berry, Danny Berry, Scott Ruckriegel and Brian Clifton.

BETTY BREDEN
The funeral for Betty Breden was Monday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Huntsman officiated. Pallbearers were: Clarence Eller, Jim Willhoite, Lloyd Resler, Michael Koontz, Scott Michael and Gary Byrer.

FRIEDA DONALDSON
The funeral for Freida Jane Donaldson was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. William Mallott officiated with interment in the Veale Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Fred Wise, William Boger, Joe Ritterscamp, Eugene Rhoads, Hugh McLemore and Virgil Ward.

MAXINE BRYANT
The funeral for Maxine H. Bryant was at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Pegg Bryant, Lee Allen, Brian Allen, Jay Allen and Mark Allen.

JENNIFER BYRER
The funeral for Jennifer Lynn Byrer was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with The Rev. Dan Wakefield officiating. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Doolin, Russell Perkins, Bill Mullen, Harvey Johns, Jason Edwards and Kelly Byrer.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 22, 1999

IRA CHESTNUT
Ira B. Chestnut, 99, Washington, died in Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Sunday at 8:45 p.m. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Plainville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Frank Oakman will officiate with interment at the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and Wednesday at the church from 9 a.m. until service time.
He was born on July 15, 1899, in Daviess County, to Lafayette and Frances (Zimmerman) Chestnut. He married Lena Bolding on Nov. 8, 1930 and she preceded him in death on May 15, 1972.
Chestnut was a lifelong community resident and a Plainville United Methodist Church member. He retired in 1975 as a carpenter.
Surviving are: a son, Jack Chestnut, Columbus; two daughters, Linda Osmon, Plainville and Rita Hawkins, Sullivan; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Ned Neil Chestnut; a grandson, Greg Chestnut; three brothers, Elmer, Dale and Frank Chestnut and two sisters, Lula Chestnut and Blanche Kuhn.
(March 21, 1999)

CAROL ATWOOD
Carol Anne Atwood, 36, Jamestown Square Apartments, died Friday at Jamestown Square.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Bill Stotts and Bro. Ben Ray Bean will officiate. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Visitation is tonight and Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and prior to service Wednesday.
She was born on Aug. 6, 1962, in Clarksville, Tenn., to Robert and Linda Robold. Her mother, Linda Wills and her father, Robert, both survive. She married Andrew Wiley Atwood on Sept. 18, 1977.
Atwood was a homemaker and attended Assembly of God Church. She was a 30 year community resident and was a Daviess County Right to Life, Indiana Citizens for Life member and volunteer at Pregnancy Care Center.
Surviving are: two daughters, Amy Atwood, Washington and Jeannie Atwood, at home; a grandson, Nathan Atwood and a halfsister, Carla Patrick, Vincennes.
(March 19, 1999)

IMELDA SPAULDING
JASPER - Imelda M. Spaulding, 81, died at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the Northwood Good Samaritan Center, Jasper.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. A private family burial will take place in the St. John Catholic Cemetery, Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. followed by a Daughters of Isabella memorial service.
She was born on June 23, 1917, in Jasper, to Carl and Mary (Reiling) Theile. She married Robert T. ÒKieÓ Spaulding and he preceded her in death in 1976.
Spaulding, a Marian Heights Academy (Ferdinand) graduate, was a retired bookkeeper and secretary. She was also a member of St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee; Daughters of Isabella, American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary.
Surviving are: a son, Gene Spaulding, who is a Merchant Marine Deck Officer residing in Shoals; a brother, William Theila, Jasper; two grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
(March 20, 1999)

DONALD STREET
LOOGOOTEE - Donald Street, 63, died at the Bedford Regional Medical Center Sunday at 8 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Mt. Zion Wesley Church in Martin County. The Revs. John Simmons and John Moffatt will officiate. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee, Tuesday and 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday at the church.
He was born on Sept. 2, 1935, in Martin County, to Virgil and Myrtle (Abel) Street. They preceded him in death. He married Rosemary Hollaway on Sept. 18, 1957 in Texas. She survives.
Street was a Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church member. He had spent many years with 4-H kids Horse and Pony Club.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Rhonda Helming, Celestine and Edwinda Walton, Loogootee; three sons, Scott Street, Loogootee, Darryl Street, Bloomington and Kenneth Street, Dumas, Texas; 11 grandchildren; six sisters, Norma Daily, Marjorie Divine and Carolyon Fox, all of Loogootee; Marcella Weisheit, Haysville; Kathy Roy, Aurora and Bernice Burress, Marshall, Ill. and a brother, Keith Street, Oklahoma.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Darryl Street.
(March 21, 1999)

EUGENE BERRY
LOOGOOTEE - Eugene ÒDeanÓ Berry, 76, died at his residence Friday at 6:49 p.m.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. today at the Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. The Rev. John Simmons officiated with interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery.
He was born on Aug. 7, 1922, in Martin County, to Noah and Tillie (Street) Berry. They preceded him in death. He married Agnes Tomey on June 30, 1962 and she survives.
Berry was a retired farmer and Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church member.
Also surviving are: a son, Woody Berry, Loogootee; two sisters, Ophia Chambers and Betty Melton, both of Loogootee and two brothers, Delbert and Frank Berry, both of Loogootee.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Tommy and Noah Berry.
(March 19, 1999)

FLOSSIE WOODS
Flossie Woods, 63, died at her Washington residence, Saturday at 6:37 a.m.
Graveside services were at 1:30 p.m. today at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Frederick officiated.
She was born to Adrain and Ion (Campbell) Murphy, on Oct. 14, 1935, in Central City, Ky. She married Drexel Woods and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1998.
Surviving is a daughter, Sue Bender, Evansville; three granddaughters and two great-grandsons.
(March 20, 1999)

ANDREW ATWOOD
Andrew Wiley Atwood, 39, Rt. #1, died at Jamestown Square Friday.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
Interment will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens with full military rites conducted. The Rev. Bill Stotts will officiate.
Visitation is tonight and Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and prior to service Wednesday.
He was born on Jan. 18, 1960, in Daviess County, to Robert and Charmaigne (Donaldson) Atwood. They survive in Washington. He married Carol Anne Robold on Sept. 18, 1977.
Atwood, a 1978 Washington High School graduate, was owner and operator at Atwood Trucking for 15 years.
He was a lifelong Daviess County resident, a Washington Free Methodist Church member and served for two years on the USS Jack Williams in the Navy. Also, he was a pilot at StollÕs Airdrome, licensed electronic technician with FCC license.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Amy Atwood, Washington and Jeannie Atwood, at home, Washington; a grandson and three brothers, Gus Atwood, Vincennes and Sam and Dan Atwood, both of Virginia Beach, Va.
(March 19, 1999)

FUNERALS

BEA LAMB
The funeral for Millie Bea Lamb was Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Jericho Porter officiated. Interment was at the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Roy Johnson, Dustin Sims, Derek Sims, Tim Wampler, Bruce Myers, Bruce McKoun and Kelly McCullough.

DAVID LEACH JR.
The funeral for David Allen Leach Jr. was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Sonny Haumesser officiated. Pallbearers were: Joshua Willis, Kent Johnson, John Dame, Micheal Hammerschmidt, Bryon Dame and Wayne Martin.

JACK WILCOX
The funeral for Jack R. Wilcox was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bro. Dan Caldwell officiated with interment in the Little Zion Cemetery, Union. Pallbearers were: Joe Armstrong, Edwin Rodimel, Troy Moyes, Jim Woolsey, Rick Seidel and Jeremy Wilcox.

WALDO WARNER
The funeral for Waldo Warner was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Interment was in Crystal Cemetery. The Revs. Danny Gilley and Wayne Pendley officiated. Shoals American Legion conducted military graveside rites. Pallbearers: Dennis Walters, Morris Allbright, Raymond Warner, Donald Jones, Amon Kerns, Robert Hert Jr. and Delbert Howell. Honorary pallbearer was Raymond Warner.

TEDDY FOWLER
The funeral for Teddy Fowler was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. The Revs. Fred Wade and Joe Carter officiated with interment in the Willis Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Paul Poselwait, Tim Woolsey, Jeremy Drew, Mike Nicholson, Ed Bowling and James Smith.

ALICE HAYES
The funeral for Alice Geneva Hayes was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment was at the Walnut Hill Cemetery with Bro. Richard Crabtree officiating. Pallbearers were: L. Ray Hart, Kevin Fears, Ronnie Hunter, Gary Robertson, Roy Hochstetler and Hugh M. Alexander. Honorary pallbearers are: Kaity Sparks, Krysie Ramsey, Allyson Ford, Chris Russell, Ryan Russell, Megan Russell and Jaimie Lee Ford.

BRENIS FRANKUM
The funeral for Brenis Frankum was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Wheatland Wesleyan Church. Interment was in the Wheatland Cemetery. The Revs. John Powell and Tony Frankum officiated. Pallbearers were: Tony Frankum, Jeff Frankum, Bruce Frankum, Steven Lett, Troy Schwibbe and Larry Mattingly.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 20, 1999

FUNERAL

ETHEL JONES
The funeral for Ethel M. Jones was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Randy Stevens officiated with interment in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: T.J. Price, Steve Jones, Aaron Jones, Matt Jones, Jason Jones and Sam Jones.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 19, 1999

BRENIS FRANKUM
MONROE CITY - Brenis Frankum, 90, died at 10:17 p.m. Wednesday at the Washington Nursing Center. She had been in failing health for three weeks.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Wheatland Wesleyan Church. Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery. The Revs. John Powell and Tony Frankum will officiate. Visitation will be at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and before the funeral hour on Sunday. There will be calling at the church from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1909, in Lake City, Tenn., to James Condy and Addie (Wilson) Hayes. They preceded her in death. She married Rufus Frankum on Jan. 5, 1924 and he preceded her in death on May 10, 1972.
Frankum was a homemaker. She was educated in Tennessee schools and was a Wheatland Wesleyan Church member.
Surviving are her children: Donald Frankum, Washington; Carl Frankum, Monroe City and Janice Schwibbe, Wheatland; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren and a brother, Bart Hayes, Greenfield.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Mattingly; three sisters and two brothers.
(March 17, 1999)

DORIS GRABBE
FREELANDVILLE - Doris M. Grabbe, 80, died at 12:35 this morning at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Bethel United Church of Christ, Freelandville, Tuesday at 2 p.m. Pastor Herbert Schafale will officiate with interment in the Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Gordon E. Utt, Freelandville Chapel and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until noon when the body will be taken to the church. Then friends may call at the church until service time.
She was born on July 17, 1918, in Freelandville, to Homer ÒJackÓ and Viola (Robinson) Clinkenbeard. They preceded her in death. She married Roy L. Grabbe on Feb. 2, 1941 and he survives.
Grabbe, a Freelandville High School graduate, had worked for U.S. Rubber, Washington and Tastee Treat, Bicknell. She was also an American Legion Auxiliary and Junior Progressive Club member.
Also surviving are: a son, Patrick Grabbe, Princeton; two sisters, Laura Jane Meyer, Freelandville and Barbara Ramsey, Odon and two grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sons and two brothers.
(March 19, 1999)

MAXINE BRYANT
Maxine H. Bryant, 87, 916 Sunset Towers, died at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 7:09 a.m.
The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. until service time on Saturday.
She was born on Nov. 3, 1911, in Maryville, Mo., to Harl and Bessie Jane (Litts) Holt. She married James Riley Bryant on Dec. 6, 1942 and he preceded her in death on June 23, 1989. Bryant, a Maryville (Mo.) High School graduate, was a hairdresser and seamstress. She had attended the Northwest Missouri State Teachers College and was a Christ United Methodist Church and Homemakers Club member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Pegg Bryant, Fortville, Ind. and Sheila Allen, Everett, Wash. and three grandsons.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Christ United Methodist Church or the Carnegie Public Library.
(March 18, 1999)

TEDDY FOWLER
PETERSBURG - Teddy ÒBubÓ Fowler, 59, died at his residence Wednesday at 10:23 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. Fred Wade and Joe Carter will officiate with interment in the Willis Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born in Pike County, to Theodore and Golda (Evans) Fowler, on Dec. 20, 1939.
Surviving are: four daughters, Shanetta Bowling, Kathy Poselwait and Betty Matteson, all of Petersburg and Sherry Woolsey, Winslow; a brother, Thomas Fowler, Petersburg; a sister, Connie White, Petersburg and six stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, five sisters and two grandchildren.
(March 17, 1999)

MARTHA SWANGO
OWENSBURG - Martha E. Swango, 83, died at 3:47 a.m. Thursday at the University of Louisville (Ky.) Hospital.
Graveside services will be at the Owensburg Cemetery Sunday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Merla Craly will officiate. Calling will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield.
She was born on May 13, 1915, in Martin County, to Arthur and Arminta (Akles) Thomas. They preceded her in death. She married Rupert Swango and he preceded her in death on Jan. 24.
Swango was a homemaker and Owensburg Baptist Church member.
Surviving: two daughters, Kay Webster, Odon and Anna Baker, Owensburg; two brothers, Clifford and Willis ÒTuffyÓ Thomas, both of Owensburg; sister, Roberta Herald, Bloomfield; five granddaughters and seven great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
(March 18, 1999)

JACK WILCOX
PETERSBURG - Jack R. Wilcox, 71, died of heart failure at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 4:45 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Dan Caldwell will officiate with interment in the Little Zion Cemetery, Union. Graveside services will be by the Petersburg VFW. Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. until services.
He was born in Hazleton, on March 1, 1928, to William J. and Elsie M. (Beard) Wilcox. He married Garnet Fultz and she survives.
Wilcox was an electrician. He was a veteran, Masonic Lodge in Kentucky, Scottish Rite and Hadi Shrine in Evansville member and IBE workers member for 46 years.
Also surviving are: a son, David Wilcox, Petersburg; two daughters, Karen Moyes, Washington and Barbara Hedrick, Petersburg; two sisters, Mary Louise Whitson, Vincennes and Norma Jean Brown, Seymour; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
(March 18, 1999)

DAVID LEACH JR.
PETERSBURG - David Allen Leach Jr., 28, died at his residence Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born in Evansville, on June 24, 1970, to David Leach Sr., Petersburg and Cheryl J. Ward, Princeton.
Leach was a Vincennes University student.
Surviving are two brothers, Jacob and Ravin Shaw, both of Terre Haute and a sister, Shannon Ranae Shaw, Terre Haute.
(March 17, 1999)

WALDO WARNER
SHOALS - Waldo Warner, 68, died at 8:20 a.m. Thursday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Interment will be in the Crystal Cemetery. Shoals American Legion will conduct military graveside rites.
Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 27, 1930, in Martin County, to Elmer M. and Lucy (Gammon) Warner. They preceded him in death. He married Mildred Jane Kerns on May 13, 1952, in Shoals and she survives.
Warner was a Fairview Church member, a Republican precinct committeeman and a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was also a Shoals American Legion, Moose Lodge and Bedford Elks Club member.
Others surviving are: two sons, Ralph Warner, Shoals and Roy D. Warner, Loogootee; a daughter, Retha D. Hert, Shoals and four grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Warner and a brother, Dean Warner.
(March 18, 1999)

BEA LAMB
ODON - Millie Bea Lamb, 72, died at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 11:25 a.m. She was in failing health for three years and was seriously ill for a few days.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be at the Plainville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. until service time Sunday.
She was born on Feb. 1, 1927, in Greene County, to Alice (Hamilton) and Everett Vaughn. She married Homer E. Lamb on Oct. 12, 1977.
Lamb retired in 1991 from the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center laundry department after 16 years of service. She was also a Calvary Baptist Church, Odon, member.
Surviving are: three daughters, Judy Sims, Raglesville; Kay McCullough, Washington and Roberta Brock, Odon; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and three sisters, Maxine Shanklin and Phyllis Hardisty, both of Linton and Katherine Lenning, Oakland City.
She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Rex, Dwayne, William, Harold, Wendell, Virgil and Delbert; two sisters, Laverne Leake and Vera Buck and a grandchild.
(March 18, 1999)

BETTY BREDEN
ODON - Betty L. Breden, 84, died at 9:50 a.m. Thursday at the Ketchem Memorial Center. She had been in failing health for several months and was seriously ill for a week.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Odon. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and Monday at the church from 11 a.m. until service time. Eastern Star memorial services will be Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
She was born in Daviess County, to Samuel and Francis Viola (Chestnut) Raney, on Dec. 15, 1914. She married Robert H. Breden on Jan. 31, 1942 and he preceded her in death on March 22, 1995.
Breden worked at Odon Clothing for nine years and at the Odon Milling Co. for 28 years. She was an Odon United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, Hideaway Club member; Delta Thea Tau charter member and past Daisy Homemakers Club member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Barbara Cain and Nancy Koontz, both of Bloomington and two grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and Lonnie Raney.
(March 18, 1999)

JENNIFER BYRER
PLAINVILLE - Jennifer Lynn Byrer, 15, died at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis Thursday at 8:07 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with The Rev. Dan Wakefield officiating. Interment will be in the Plainville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1983, in Daviess County, to Joyce (Kent) and Doug Byrer. They survive.
Byer was a freshman student at North Daviess High School and member of the Methodist faith. She was also involved in the school band, volleyball team and Girl Scouts.
Also surviving are: two sisters, Samantha Byrer, at home and Angie Johns, Washington and her grandmothers, Janet Zellers, Plainville and Sue Byrer, Odon. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Jim and Jewell Kent and the Rev. Virgil Byrer.
(March 18, 1999)

FUNERAL

MELVIN ROARK
The funeral for Melvin S. Roark was at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. Pastor James Payton officiated with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Adam Roark, Craig Roark, Steve Roark, Gary Roark, Bill Metzger and Gary Fields.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 17, 1999

ETHEL JONES
SHOALS - Ethel M. Jones, 89, died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
She was born on March 10, 1910, in Daviess County, to Thomas H. and Rebecca (Wilkey) Kelsey. She married Amos Jones on March 21, 1936 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1981.
Jones was retired from NWSC Crane and had worked at Reliance Manufacturing at Loogootee. She was a Sandborn Christian Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Roger P. Jones, Shoals; two daughters, Judith A. and Connie L. Jones, both of Shoals; a brother, Karl Kelsey, Odon; two sisters, Imogene Laughlin and Hazel Johnson, both of Odon; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Shannon Jones; five brothers and six sisters.
(March 16, 1999)

HOMER SIMMONS
Homer Wesley Simmons, 79, 603 E. NatÕl Hwy., died at the Washington Nursing Center Monday at 4:20 p.m.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Plainville Cemetery. The Rev. John Thompson will officiate.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Aug. 25, 1919, in Daviess County, to John and Belva (Goslin) Simmons.
Simmons was a retired farm hand.
Surviving are: a sister, Wanda Lowery, Carmel and a brother, Randall Simmons, Washington.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Jessie Lappin.
(March 15, 1999)

FUNERALS

NOAH BERRY
The funeral for Noah A. Berry was at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Cissell officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. American Legion and VFW conducted full military honors at graveside. Pallbearers were: Ronald Enlow, Ernie Evans, Ernie Evans Jr., Chad Phillips, David Clark, Paul Stone and Jay Berry.

WANDA SUMNER
Funeral services for Wanda Sumner was Tuesday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dennis Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Paul Hewitt, Shawn Truelove, Cam Truelove, Bruce Sager, Dave Harder and Jim Bohan. Honorary pallbearers were: Jordon Hewitt, Lyle Olsen, Rex Sager, Kevin Norris and Steve Zetzl.

LORABELLE LINDLEY
Funeral services for Lorabelle Lindley was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Darrin Belcher officiated with burial at Anderson Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Stephen Hendrix, Brian Quinn, Doug Monk, Gene Shaw, Spencer Davis and Gordon Holt.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 16, 1999

NOTICE

HOMER SIMMONS
Homer Simmons, 80, died at the Washington Nursing Center Monday at 4:20 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(March 15, 1999)

OBITUARIES

MELVIN ROARK
Melvin Stone Roark, 75, 1407 Bedford Road, died at the Daviess County Hospital Tuesday at 12:32 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. Pastor James Payton will officiate with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday until service time. An Eagles memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1923, in Daviess County, to Wiley and Flora (Padgett) Roark. He married Maxine Walls on April 10, 1943 and she survives.
Roark was a retired truck driver having worked with Briggs Transport Co. He was a Central Christian Church member and lifetime Eagles Lodge member. He had also attended Daviess County schools.
Also surviving are: two sons, Richard and Tim Roark, both of Washington; five grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; a sister, Marjorie Spurgeon, Warsaw and four brothers, Ralph, Donald and Elwood Roark, all of Washington and Nelson Roark, Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
(March 16, 1999)

HENRIETTA WALKER
PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. - Henrietta Walker, 96, died Sunday morning at 6 in the Pinckneyville Hospital Skilled Care Unit.
Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in DuQuoin, Ill. with Dr. Robert Smith officiating the services.
Friends may call at the Pyatt Funeral Home, 309 S. Main St., Pinckneyville, Ill., tonight from 6 until 9 and again on Wednesday morning from 8 until 10. Eastern Star services will be at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born in Washington, on Oct. 16, 1902, to Louis L. and Alice (Farris) Miller. They preceded her in death. She married Ellis C. Walker in Washington, on Aug. 23, 1922 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1988.
Walker and her husband moved to the Pinckneyville area from Sullivan in 1958. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband at WalkerÕs 5&10 Store for many years. She was a United Methodist Church of Pinckneyville member and a Delta Theta Tau Sorority member and past president. She was also an Eastern Star member for over 60 years and a past worthy matron of both the Sullivan and Pinckneyville, Ill. chapters.
Surviving are: two sons, Bob, Tamaroa, Ill. and Dan, Pinckneyville; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death two sons, Clifford and Burress; a daughter, Peggy Louise Walker; four brothers, Herbert, Robert, Perry and Ellis Miller and three sisters, Mauntie, Effie and Carrie.
Memorials may be made to the 'donorÕs choiceÕ.
(March 14, 1999)

ORA REINHART
LOOGOOTEE - Ora Mae Reinhart, 76, died at 10:58 a.m. Monday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church with burial in the Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee. Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Titzer Funeral Home , Loogootee.
She was born on June 6, 1922, in Pomeroy, Ohio, to Charles and Mary A. (Wilbarger) Burton. She married Donnis Reinhart on Jan. 20, 1961 and he survives.
Reinhart was a beautician and had operated an invitation card shop. She was a St. John Lutheran Church in Loogootee member.
Also surviving are two sons, Donald Reinhart, Loogootee and Gary McCord, North Vernon; three daughters, Bobbie Cherry, Carla Williams and Debbie Parsons, all of Loogootee; a brother, Robert Burton, Pomeroy, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jim Reinhart; a brother, Charles Burton and a sister, Virginia Manuel.
(March 15, 1999)

CHARLES BROWN
LINTON - Charles Wm. Brown, 74, died at 1:45 a.m. Monday at his residence.
Graveside services will be at the Stafford Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Hilary Vieck officiating. Burial will follow at the Stafford Cemetery in Sandborn. Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel at Linton from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on April 21, 1924, in Harlan County, Ky., to Oath and Dora (Bennett) Brown.
Brown was an inspector at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, retiring in 1980 and was an inspector of public works. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran serving in World War II.
Survivors include: his wife, Ruth (Weintraut) Brown, Linton; two daughters, Barbara Brown and Brenda Sobecki, both of Washington; a grandson; and a brother, Clinton Brown, Fullerton, Calif.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mae Sturgeon and a brother, Howard Brown.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Greene County Hospice.
(March 15, 1999)

REMA JONES
BICKNELL - Rema E. Jones, 96, died March 8 at her residence.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Bicknell. The Rev. Joe and Alice Gluck officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
She was born on March 14, 1902, in Rosedale, Ind., to Babe and Nora Slade. She married Emery Weaver and he preceded her in death in 1950. She then married Raymond Jones and he preceded her in death in 1980.
Jones was a homemaker. Also, she was a Bicknell United Methodist Church and American Legion Auxiliary member.
Surviving are: two sons, Jerry Weaver, Bicknell and Jimmy Weaver, Waco, Texas; a sister, Ruth Chaney, Rosedale; 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Burt; a son, Bill Weaver and a sister.
(March 8, 1999)

CLEO MILEY
PETERSBURG - Cleo B. Miley, 89, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Monday at noon.
Graveside services will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Steve Frederick will officiate. Visitation is at the Harris Funeral Home Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on July 20, 1909, in Pike County, to Charles and Sally (Holland) Brenton. She married Courtney R. Miley and he preceded her in death on March 9, 1988.
Miley attended the Gospel Center Church in Petersburg and belonged to Arnold Primative Baptist Church.
Surviving are: a son, John David Miley, Queens, N.Y.; four daughters, Darlene Cannon, Petersburg; Dorothy Fowler, Montgomery and Thelma Ninoer and Patricia Cannon, both of Sullivan; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
(March 15, 1999)

FUNERALS

MARY LANGDON
The funeral for Mary G. Langdon was at 1 p.m. today at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Marvin Deerhake officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Donnie Robinson, Alex Thompson, Mike Thomas, Tom Cazzell, George Langdon and Richard Scott.S

IVA WALLS
The funeral for Iva Ellen Walls was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Otterbein United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Blystone and Bro. Ben Bean officiated with interment in the Bethany Cemetery. Pallbearers were: John Wade, Roger Clark, David Clark, Daniel Riggins, James Riggins and Garland Riggins Jr.



Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 15, 1999

JOSEPH McROBERTS
BLOOMFIELD - Joseph Ray McRoberts, 73, died at 1 a.m. Saturday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Odon United Methodist Church. The Revs. John Williams and Robert Lorimer will officiate with interment in the Scotland (Ind.) Cemetery. The Odon VFW Post #9627 will conduct full military graveside honors.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall McClure Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. until service time at the Odon United Methodist Church. The Odon Eastern Star memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and the Moore Lodge No. 303 F&AM memorial service will follow at 7:30 p.m.
He was born on July 6, 1925, in Washington, to James and Agnes (Martin) McRoberts. He married Betty Fisher in 1945. The marriage was dissolved. He then married Jean Faught in 1973 and she survives.
McRoberts served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, worked at the Crane Army Ammunition Activity and retired from there in 1981. He was a United Methodist Church, Odon Eastern Star, Moore Lodge No. 303 F&AM of Odon and charter and life member of Odon VFW Post #9627.
Surviving are a son, Larry McRoberts, Odon; three daughters, Sue Pruett, Shoals; Lynn Madsen, Odon and Ginger Porter, Ramstein AFB, Germany; a stepdaughter, Sandra Wible, Bloomington; a stepson, Paul Ray Faught, Jasonville; 10 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; four sisters, Ada Mae Wallace, Port Charlotte, Fla.; Doris Inman, Bloomfield; Mary King, Princeton; Barbara Hasler, Odon and four brothers, Barney, Princeton; Virgil, Fairfax, Fla.; Jack, Odon and Burl, Cannelburg.
He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Ray McRoberts Jr.; a granddaughter, Melanie Allen and three brothers, Paul, Robert and Roy McRoberts.
(March 13, 1999)

WILLIAM MAY
EDWARDSPORT - William Robert May, 70, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Friday at 10:58 a.m.
Graveside services were at 12:30 p.m. today at the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. The Rev. Eugene Parker officiated with military graveside rites by the VFW Post #3190.
He was born to Roscoe and Helen (Harris) May, on May 28, 1928, in Daviess County. They preceded him in death.
May was retired from the North Knox School Corp. He had lived all his life in Edwardsport. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea and a VFW Post #3190 member.
Surviving is a sister, Patricia A. Esselborn, Indianapolis.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles May.
(March 12, 1999)

MARY LANGDON
TERRE HAUTE - Mary G. Langdon, 72, Bicknell, died at 6:45 a.m. Saturday at the Health South Nursing Center in Terre Haute.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. Roger Cazzell will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born to Orville and Carrie (Johnston) Wallace, on Aug. 29, 1926, in Bicknell. They preceded her in death. She married Frank Langdon in 1984 and he survives.
Langdon was a former employee of Gossard Factory in Bicknell; National Home of Bicknell and BettyÕs Cafe in Bicknell.
Also, surviving are two daughters, Diann Robinson, Bicknell and Dianna Layne, Phoenix, Ariz.; a son, Tim Cazzell, Bicknell; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, two brothers and a sister.
(March 13, 1999)

HILDA McCORD
LOOGOOTEE - Hilda C. McCord, 98, died at 12:25 a.m. Saturday at the Heritage House Nursing Center in Jasper.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher & Kluesner North Chapel, 214 E. Seventh St., Jasper, with burial in the Old Union Cemetery in Reeve Township. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher & Kluesner North Chapel.
She was born on Jan. 22, 1901, in Boone Township, to Peter and Katharina (Neukam) Himsel. She married Bevis McCord on Feb. 29, 1926. He preceded her in death on May 16, 1997.
Surviving are her nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Old Union Cemetery or your favorite charity.
(March 13, 1999)

WANDA SUMNER
LOOGOOTEE -Wanda J. Sumner, 74, died at 9:12 p.m. Saturday at her residence.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee and from 1 p.m. until the hour of service on Tuesday at the church.
She was born on Jan. 4, 1925, in Vincennes, to John W. and Myrtle (Whitney) Wilson. She married Jack Oran Sumner on June 15, 1947 and he survives.
Sumner was a homemaker, seamstress and had formerly worked at Crane Navel Ammunitions Depot. She also was a Loogootee United Church member.
Also surviving are a son, Michael T. Sumner, Washington; two daughters, Debra S. Truelove, Loogootee and Sandra J. Hewitt, Vevay, Ind. and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Jackie Ray Wilson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Loogootee United Methodist Church.
(March 13, 1999)

FUNERALS

JOHN LYTHGOE JR.
A funeral mass for John ÒJackÓ Lythgoe Jr. was at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial followed in the St. John Catholic Church Cemetery with military rites by the American Legion. Members are: chaplain, Bill Lee; colorguard, Becky Ramsey and Woodie Gibson; colorbearers, Bob Prather and Dan Armstrong; flagfolders, Wayne Burch and Virgil Harper and sgt. at arms, Howard Trambaugh; firing squad, Charlie Davis, Ron Daugherty, Dean Walls, John Rodel, Tim Strange, Joe Summers and John Ramsey; bugler, Wayne Burch and honorary, Harry Wagoner. Pallbearers were: Wayne Stuffle, Tony Nonte, Jerry Helderman, John Lythgoe, Kim Inman and Jeff Nonte.

STANLEY ROBINSON
Stanley W. RobinsonÕs funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Rev. Steven Kaetzel and Clyde Wake officiating. Interment was in the East Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Edwin Robinson, Eldon Robinson, Dan Murray, Richard Murray, Bill Settles and Artie Haase.

MARY HARDIN
The funeral for Mary W. Hardin was at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Bro. Ben Ray Bean officiated with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Tom Wade, Don Peachee, Paul Bean, Forrest Burton, Don Davis and Dale Petty.

REMA JONES
The funeral for Rema E. Jones was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church of Bicknell. The Rev. Joe and Alice Gluck officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Terry Weaver, James Weaver, Mike Weaver, Jimmy Weaver, Billy Weaver, Steve Weaver and Jerry Weaver Jr.

ELEANOR PAGE
The funeral for Eleanor M. Page was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harvest Community Church, Crane. The Rev. Jeff Williams officiated with interment in the Scotland (Ind.) Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Daniel McRoberts, Shane McRoberts, Dick Blodgett, Calvin Taylor, Hugh Buchschen and Gerry England.

ADA KEITH
The funeral for Ada B. Keith was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mark Barber, Jerry Barber, Tony Barber, Paul OÕBrien, Stephen OÕBrien and David OÕBrien.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 12, 1999


NOTICE

IVA WALLS
Iva Ellen Walls, 88, 412 Southview Drive, died at 4:09 this morning in the Daviess County Hospital Emergency Room. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(March 12, 1999)

OBITUARIES

KENNETH METHENY
INDIANAPOLIS - Kenneth Lee Metheny, 35, died unexpectedly at his residence Wednesday at 2:15 a.m.
Private family services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Lyle Rasmussen will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
He was born on Nov. 12, 1963, in Rapid City, S.D., to John and Mary Jane (Burris) Metheny. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Washington.
Metheny was a contractor. He had attended Washington Catholic High School and later received his General Education Development Degree (GED).
Also surviving are two sisters, Sheila Wade, Plainville and Cynthia Kemp, Newburgh and a brother, Steven Metheny, Iron City, Tenn.
(March 10, 1999)

BYRON HORRALL
PETERSBURG - Byron E. Horrall, 81, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Thursday at 6 a.m.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, Petersburg, with interment in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation is tonight from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until services at the church.
He was born to Beryl and Faye (Smith) Horrall, in Knox County, on March 28, 1916. He married Martha Jane Williams and she survives.
Horrall was a farmer and school teacher having taught in Pike County schools. He was also a First United Methodist Church, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are: three sons, Gary, Mike and Max Horrall, all of Petersburg; two brothers, Roland Horrall, Princeton and Marlin Horrall, Vincennes; three sisters, Patricia Welsh, Evansville; Marilyn Bilskie, Vincennes and Beverly Marchino, Danville, Ind.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Nolan.
(March 11, 1999)

CHARLOTTE RESLER
ODON - Charlotte Irene Resler, 88, died at her residence Thursday at 3:45 p.m. She had been in failing health for a few years, but seriously ill for six months.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Shiloh Church of God. The Rev. Tom Leighty will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and after 11 a.m. at the church on Monday.
She was born on July 22, 1910, in Knox County, to Charlie and Mary (Froman) Oliver. She married Dale Resler on Feb. 6, 1929 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 1974.
Resler was a homemaker and Home Extension Club member. He was also a Shiloh Church of God member.
Surviving are: her children, Lloyd Resler, Loogootee; Russell Resler, Bloomfield; Kenneth Resler, Odon; Lonnie Resler, Spencer; Argel Resler, Mason, Mich.; Delores Curry, Potomac, Mont.; Myrna Smith, Mahomet, Ill. and Karen Seppala, East Lansing, Mich.; 30 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Dale Resler Jr. and two sisters.
(March 11, 1999)

REV. THOMAS AKESTER
UNIONTOWN, Pa. - The Rev. Thomas E. Akester, 80, formerly of Washington, died at 11 p.m. Wednesday at the Union Hospital, Uniontown, Pa.
The funeral will be at the Smithton Church of the Nazarene, Smithton, Pa., Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Viewing was today at the Ferguson Funeral Home at Belle Vernon, Pa.
He was born in Harrison Township, on May 23, 1918, to Charley F. and Ruth (Stone) Akester. They preceded him in death. He married Dema Barber of Daviess County, on Dec. 12, 1937 and she preceded him in death on July 28, 1998.
Akester had ministered in four churches in the southern Indiana area; West Virginia and five churches in Pennsylvania. He was a Smithton Church of the Nazarene member. He had resided since 1991 in two different nursing homes, the last being at Cherry Tree in Uniontown.
Surviving are: a son, Charles Akester, Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Janice Dietz, Smithton, Pa.; a brother, Ralph Akester, Washington; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five sisters, Lucille Osmon, Helen Armes, Mary Gregory, Elaine Hunter and Eileen Carrico and two brothers, Arnold and Donald Akester.
(March 10, 1999)

ADA KEITH
Ada Bertha Keith, 84, 2406 Glenwood Drive, died at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 11:22 a.m. She had been in failing health for three years and seriously ill for three days.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 11:30 a.m. Sunday until service.
She was born on July 31, 1914, in Daviess County, to Troy and Lela (Eagle) Keith.
Keith, a Washington High School graduate, was retired from Reliance Mfg. Co. and UniRoyal after 30 years of service. She was a First Christian Church member and 50 year member of the Eastern Star Chapter #210.
Surviving: three sisters, Clara Keith, Washington and Zola Cooley and Elsa OÕBrien, both of Loogootee. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Keith and Helen Barber and five brothers, Samuel, Elmer, William, Carl and Prentiss Keith.
(March 11, 1999)

FUNERALS

MARY HINKLE
The funeral for Mary Ann Hinkle was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Odon United Methodist Church. The Rev. John Williams officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: David Hinkle, Larry Hinkle, Richard Hinkle, W.R. Hall, Bill Hall and Jeremy Hall.

LOWELL CRANE
Funeral services for Lowell Crane were at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, Thursday at 2 p.m. Bros. Lee Wolf and Pat McDaniels officiated. Burial was in Trinity Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers: John R. Crane Jr., Jerry Crane, Larry Salmon Jr., Victor W. Neideffer Jr., Drew Dillman, Brandon Poole, Jr. Sanders, David Williams and Jim Steward.

PAUL PIERCE
The funeral for Paul M. Pierce was at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Ralph Tomson officiated. Full military honors were accorded by the American Legion-VFW honor guard. Pallbearers were: Steve Roach, Joshua Smith, Michael Pierce, Roy Black, Russell Smith and Pat Norrick.

MARY JOHNSON
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. SimonÕs Church for the funeral of Mary Esther Johnson with Fr. David Martin as the celebrant. Interment was in the St. JohnÕs Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Chuck Johnson, Chris Johnson, Joey Johnson, Tom Brummett, Jim Corbier and Neil Talbott.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 11, 1999

CARMELLA DOYLE
WAKARUSA, Ind. - Carmella A. Doyle, 91, formerly of Loogootee, died at 3:25 p.m. on Tuesday at the MillerÕs Merry Manor Nursing Center in Wakarusa, Ind.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Burial will follow in the St. John Catholic Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
She was born on July 25, 1907, in Daviess County, to Albert and Arlena (Patterson) Fegan. She married John Earl Doyle on Aug. 6, 1934, in Loogootee, and he died on Aug. 22, 1962. She then married Harry Doyle in 1986 and he preceded her in death on April 11, 1989.
Doyle, a 1925 Loogootee High School graduate, was a retired nurse graduating from St. VincentÕs Hospital Nursing School in Indianapolis in 1929 and she was a member of All Saints Catholic Church and one of the original organizers of the Legion of Mary. She resided for 49 years in Cannelburg.
Surviving are: two sons, J. Edward Doyle, Indianapolis and Delmar Doyle, Louisville; three daughters, Patricia Ahonen, Goshen, Ind.; Delores Derbin, Mishawaka, Ind. and Mary Jo Truitt, Versailles, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandsons. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Kangas, Ethel OÕNeal and Ada Fegan; a brother, Roland Fegan and a grandson, John William Truitt in 1979 and two infant children, Alice and Charles Doyle.
The family requests memorial donations be given to the Barr-Reeve Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 25, Montgomery, IN 47558.
(March 9, 1999)

EDWARD THOMAS
Edward R. Thomas, 70, formerly of Petersburg, died of heart failure at his Washington residence March 2 at 10 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Don Sweet will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. VeteranÕs graveside services will be accorded by the Petersburg VFW.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and Friday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
He was born in Pike County, on Aug. 20, 1928, to Carol and Grace (Wilder) Thomas.
Thomas was a electrician working at NSWC Crane. He and his brother, ÒJeepÓ, owned an electric and TV repair shop in Petersburg in the 1970s.
Surviving are a son, Keith Thomas, Henderson, Ky.; a daughter, Sharon Ferguson, Westfield and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene ÒJeepÓ and Charles Thomas and a granddaughter, Sara Michelle Ferguson.
(March 2, 1999)

FLORENCE FREDERICK
VINCENNES - Florence Ethel Frederick, 72, died Wednesday at 1:15 a.m. at her residence.
The funeral was a 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes. Ron Barnes will officiate. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Visitation is tonight from 4 to 8 at the funeral home.
She was born to Walter and Lucinda (Farn) Waldrop, on June 5, 1926, in Lawrence County, Ill. They preceded her in death. She married Morris Frederick on July 3, 1946. He survives. Frederick was a domestic homemaker.
Surviving are: three daughters, Vickie Reed, Washington; Patricia Joyce, Vincennes and Joyce Koontz, Middlebury, Ind.; a son, David Frederick, Vincennes; two brothers, Virgil Waldrop, Vincennes and John Waldrop, Lawrenceville, Ill.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
(March 10, 1999)

STANLEY ROBINSON
Stanley W. Robinson, 86, 608 S. Meridian St., died at 9:04 a.m. Wednesday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiating. Interment will be in the East Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. Masonic services will be at 6 p.m. Friday.
He was born on June 10, 1912, in Daviess County, to Dr. Frank E. and Nell (Conley) Robinson. He married Martha Traub on Oct. 16, 1948 and she survives.
Robinson, a 1930 Glendale High School graduate, was retired. He had worked as an abstract and micro-filming person for Union Title Co. in Indianapolis. Later, he worked in Livestock Marketing for Producers Livestock in Washington and Wilmington, Ohio. He was a manager for Daviess-Martin County Rural Telephone, after returning to Washington, and retired in 1977 as the Director of the Washington Housing Authority after 10 years. He was past master of Glendale Lodge # 461 F&AM; Scottish Rite and Hadi Shrine member, Evansville; past president of the Daviess County Shrine Club and past patron of the Glendale Eastern Star. He was also a Christ United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving is a son, N. Kent Robinson, Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Dr. J. Conley Robinson.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Christ United Methodist Church or Habitat for Humanity or a favorite charity.
(March 10, 1999)

ARTHUR SHAFER
VINCENNES - Arthur ÒArtÓ C. Shafer, 84, formerly of Reno, Nev., died at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Extended Care in Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Brockman & Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Allen Buzard will officiate with interment in the Edwardsport Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born to Walter F. and Minnie Etta (Elrod) Shafer, in Charleston, Ill., on Aug. 10, 1914. They preceded him in death. He married Lucille Crawford on Dec. 2, 1937, in Valparasio. She preceded him in death on March 28, 1998.
Shafer owned and operated Shafer Painting in Reno, Nev. He was an American Legion, VFW and 40 et 8, DAV Post 10, AmVets, French Club and Fraternal Order of Police member.
Surviving are: two sisters, Mary Jane Peters, Indianapolis and Esther Towman, Glendale, Calf. and two brothers, David Shafer, Danville, Ill. and Marion ÒBussÓ Shafer, Bradenton, Fla. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Harlan and Charles and a sister, Leola.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the 40 et 8.
(March 9, 1999)

HELEN DUNN
WINFIELD, W.V. - Helen Joyce (Humphreys) Dunn, 73, formerly of Hazleton, died at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday at the CAMC -- Memorial Division, Winfield, W.V. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Shiloh Cemetery, Hazleton.
She was born to Carl and Grace (Morrison) Humphreys on Nov. 16, 1925, in Princeton. She married Floyd Dunn and he preceded her in death.
Surviving are: four sons, Floyd James Dunn Jr., Fairborn, Ohio; Richard Gene Dunn Sr., Dunbar, W.V.; Royce S. Dunn, Winfield, W.V. and Chris Allen Dunn, Clarksburg, W.V.; a sister, Sandra Kay Kuchar, Chatham, Ill.; a brother, Carl Humphreys Jr., Princeton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
(March 10, 1999)

MARY HARDIN
Mary W. Hardin, 67, 704 E. NatÕl. Hwy., died at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boonville, Wednesday. She was in failing health for several weeks.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Bro. Ben Ray Been will officiate with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 5 to 8 today and after 10 a.m. until service time on Friday.
She was born in Martin County, on Nov. 11, 1931, to John and Ida Barekman and they preceded her in death. She married Leonard C. Hardin on Oct. 22, 1970 and he survives.
HardinÕs occupation was armour and she was a Bethany Church member. She had lived in the community for several years and was educated in Knox County schools.
Surviving is a stepson, William L. Hardin, Evansville.
(March 10, 1999)

ELEANOR PAGE
CRANE - Eleanor M. Page, 71, died unexpectedly at 3:55 p.m. Wednesday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harvest Community Church, Crane. The Rev. Jeff Williams will officiate with interment in the Scotland (Ind.) Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and Saturday at the church beginning at 10 a.m. until services.
She was born on July 3, 1927, in Bangore, Maine, to Ernest and Josephine Smith.
Page was a postmaster and retired from the Post Office in Scotland, Ind. She was a Crane Harvest Community Church member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Vickie Cochran, Bloomfield; two sons, John Page, Crane and Joseph Page, Zipher Hill, Fla.; four grandchildren; three sisters and two brothers.
(March 10, 1999)

FUNERAL

VIRGINIA SLATTON
Virginia SlattonÕs funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Frank Oakman officiating. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Micheal Burch, Steven Chesser, Ryan Chesser, Travis Lee, Harold Lee and Brant Lyons.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 10, 1999

NOTICE

STANLEY ROBINSON
Stanley W. Robinson, 86, 606 South Meridian, died at 9:04 this morning at the Daviess County Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(March 10, 1999)

OBITUARIES

DORA PHILLIPS
Dora ÒToadÓ Phillips, 76, Washington, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Monday at 7 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months and was seriously ill for three weeks.
The funeral will be private.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Eastern Star memorial service is Friday at 6 p.m.
She was born on Nov. 6, 1922, in Martin County, to William and Catherine (Frye) Gray. She married Grover G. ÒBussÓ Phillips on Dec. 27, 1939 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 22, 1993.
Phillips was a homemaker and lifelong Daviess County resident. She was also an Elnora Christian Church and Elnora Eastern Star 54 year member and past worthy matron.
Surviving are two sons, Dr. William Phillips, Washington and Steven Phillips, Elnora; a daughter, Gerry Seibel, Decker; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Paul Gray, Columbus, Ind. and a sister, Dorothy ÒDottieÓ Regensburger, Indianapolis.
She was also preceded in death by two grandchildren; nine brothers and a sister.
(March 8, 1999)

PAUL PIERCE
Paul M. Pierce, 79, 3 Hemlock Drive, died at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday at the Washington Nursing Center. He had been in failing health for several years.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Ralph Tomson will officiate. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and before the funeral hour on Thursday.
He was born on May 27, 1919, in Martinsville, to Oliver and Emma (Sichting) Pierce. They preceded him in death. He married Mabel A. Lorrison on Nov. 20, 1942 and she preceded him in death on April 4, 1989.
Pierce was a U.S. Railway employee and was of the Protestant faith. He came to Daviess County in 1966 and was educated in Brown County Schools. He was also a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II in the Asiatic Pacific.
Surviving are: his children, Debbie Smith, Washington; William ÒBillÓ Pierce, Madison, Miss.; Randy Pierce, Oak Grove, Ky. and Cathey Hardy; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
(March 9, 1999)

JOHN LYTHGOE JR.
LOOGOOTEE - John ÒJackÓ Lythgoe Jr., 77, died at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday at the Martin County Health Care Center, Loogootee.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will follow in the St. John Catholic Church Cemetery with military rites by the American Legion.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home followed by a Knights of Columbus memorial service.
He was born on June 13, 1922, in Evansville, to John Hugh and Helen (Arvin) Lythgoe Sr.
Lythgoe was a retired electrician at NSWC Crane. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Also, he was a World War II Army veteran and a Loogootee American Legion, VFW and Knights of Columbus member.
Surviving are: a sister, Patricia Stuffle, Loogootee and two brothers, Robert Lythgoe, Loogootee and George Lythgoe, Jasper.
(March 10, 1999)

JOHN CLINE
VINCENNES - John W. Cline, 82, died at Willow Manor Nursing Home, Vincennes, Tuesday at 10 a.m.
The memorial services will be at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, Saturday at 11 a.m. Ron Barnes will officiate.
Family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday.
He was born Dec. 31, 1916, in Oaktown, to William and Emma (Bline) Cline. They preceded him in death.
Cline had worked as a bartender at various private clubs. He was a former American Legion and VFW member. He had served in Naples, Italy with the Army during World War II.
Surviving are: three daughters, Sandy Lane and Shelia Cannon, both of Vincennes and Rita Morgan, Anderson; five sons, Robert L. Cline, Washington; John W. Cline, Logansport; William J. Cline, Florence, Ala.; Gary R. Cline, Bartlett, Tenn. and Larry F. Cline, Olive Branch, Ms.; a stepdaughter, Donna Reynolds, Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Virginia Abluton; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers; four sisters and a grandson.
(March 9, 1999)

MARIE STEINHART
SCHNELLVILLE - Marie J. Steinhart, 87, died at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Schnellville.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher and Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Rosary will be at 2:30 p.m.
She was a Good Samaritan Nursing Center of Jasper resident.
Local survivors are a daughter, Sue Schultheis and two grandsons, Chase Smith, United States Navy and Dustin Smith, Washington.
(March 9, 1999)

FUNERAL

GREETETH WILSON
Memorial services for Greeteth G. Wilson were at 3 p.m. Monday at the Kingdom Hall of JehovahÕs Witness with Lyle Gebert officiating. Interment was in the East Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dallas Barnes, Ron Fleenor, Sean Fleenor, Chad Fleenor, Eric Fleenor and Robin Russell.


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 9, 1999

DORIS NEAL

WAVERLY, Ind. - Doris Marie Neal, 81, formerly of Martin County and Indianapolis, died at the Morgan County Memorial Hospital, Martinsville, Saturday at 10:06 p.m.The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Neal & Summers Mortuary, Inc., 110 E. Poston Road, Martinsville. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at the Burns City Cemetery in Martin County. The Rev. Bill Vanhorn will officiate. Calling hours are tonight at Neal and Summers Mortuary from 3 to 8.She was born on Oct. 22, 1917, in Martin County, to Logan M. and Pearl M. (Adkins) Webster. They preceded her in death. She married Roy Neal on Nov. 1, 1934 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 16, 1981.Neal was a homemaker and Waverly United Methodist Church member. She had lived in the Waverly area for the past 18 years.Surviving are: four sons, James P., Martinsville; John R., Bargersville; Donald W., Waverly and Roy E., Indianapolis; three daughters, Martha Jean Clark, Greenfield; Sandra K. Culley and Carol A. Barnes, both of Martinsville; 22 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald L. Webster, Washington and James D. Webster, Odon and a sister, Dorothy M. Bowling, Deltona, Fla.She was preceded in death by a grandson and two sisters, Ruby Courtney and Helen L. Rush.(March 6, 1999)

ROBERT DeVORE

FLORA, Ill. - Robert J. ÒBobÓ DeVore, 77, died at his residence Saturday at 8:18 p.m.The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Frank & Bright Funeral Home, 500 North Main St., Flora, Ill. The Rev. Scott Dyer will officiate with interment in the Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, Ill., with military rites.Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.He was born in Clay County, Ill., on Oct. 6, 1921, to William and Edith (Chambliss) DeVore. They preceded him in death. He married Velma Helen ÒDudeÓ Ruger, on Dec. 20, 1941, in St. Charles, Mo. and she preceded him in death on Feb. 25, 1997.DeVore was retired from the Newton Power Plant and had previously worked as a heavy equipment operator, mechanic, welder and construction worker. He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran along with a member of the Flora American Legion post #14 and Flora VFW Post #3999. He was also a Local #841 Operating Engineers member. He was of the protestant faith.Surviving are: a son, Robert DeVore, Washington; a brother, Paul DeVore, Flora, Ill.; four sisters, Geneva Leathers and Ellen King, Flora, Ill.; Evelyn Schnepper, Sailor Springs, Ill. and Clara Willis, Olney, Ill.; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.He was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth and three brothers, Harold, Earl and Glen.(March 6, 1999)

LOWELL CRANE

SHOALS-- Lowell ÒBennyÓ Crane, 80, died today at 2:40 a.m. at the Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford.Friends may call Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals.The funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Trinity Springs Cemetery.He was born to William D. and Rhoda (Jewell) Crane in Martin County on July 30, 1918. He married Lotus Imogene Taylor on Oct. 8, 1938, in Bedford, and she survives.He retired in 1972 from National Gypsum Company in Shoals. He was a 1937 graduate of Trinity Springs High School.He was member of the Trinity Springs Church of Christ, F & AM No. 14 and Valley Indianapolis Scottish Rite.Surviving are his wife; five children, Mrs. William (Lotus June) Neideffer, Shoals, John Robert Crane, Springville, Brenda Eagan, Washington, Mrs. Larry (Sandra Mae) Salmon, Loogootee, and Lowell Edward Crane, Shoals; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Andrew (Phyllis Ann) Wildman, Shoals.Two brothers, a sister and two great grandsons are deceased.(March 9, 1999)

DENNIS THOMPSON

MILAN, Ind. - Dennis Thompson, 77, died at his residence March 2.The funeral will be at the Bovards Funeral Home, Milan, Wednesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mark Miller will officiate. Interment will be in the Craven Cemetery, Milan.Visitation is from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. He was born on Nov. 17, 1921, in Newcastle on Tyne, England, to Callie and Minnie (Bulford) Thompson. He married Margaret Clerkin and she preceded him in death in 1993.Thompson was a mechanic for Chris Volz and a World War II Army veteran. He was also a Pipefitters Union, Milan Fire Department, Milan Legion and Milan VFW member.Surviving are two sons, Wm. Thompson, Washington and Daniel Thompson, Milan; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild and a brother, Tommy Thompson, Cranston, R.I.He was also preceded in death by a son, John; a daughter, Jane; a granddaughter, Sara and a brother, Doug.Memorials may be given to the Milan Fire Department.(March 2, 1999)

DORA PHILLIPS

Dora ÒToadÓ Phillips, 76, Washington, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes Monday at 7 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Washington.(March 8, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 8, 1999

MARY JOHNSON
Mary Esther Johnson, 89, Rt. 3, died at Eastgate Manor Saturday at 4:30 p.m. She had been in failing health since July 1998.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. SimonÕs Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be in the St. JohnÕs Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a Christian Wake service at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1909, in Washington, to James A. and Anna C. (Kelley) Hill. She married Ellis H. Johnson in 1932 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1960.
Johnson did clerical work in many of the Main Street stores and was a long-time employee at Hillcrest Greenhouse. She was a lifetime Daviess County resident and a St. SimonÕs Academy graduate. She was also a St. SimonÕs Catholic Church and American Legion Auxiliary member.
Surviving are: two sons, C. Robert Johnson, Washington and Joseph E. Johnson, OÕFallon, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a brother, Francis ÒDudeÓ Hill, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by eight brothers and six sisters.
(March 6, 1999)

GREETETH WILSON
Greeteth G. Wilson, 89, 111 Jamestown Square, died at 12:37 a.m. Saturday at the Daviess County Hospital. She had been in failing health for a week.
Public memorial services were at 3 today at the Kingdom Hall of JehovahÕs Witness with Lyle Gebert officiating. Interment was in the East Union Cemetery.
There will be a private family viewing at 4 to 5 today at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
She was born on July 28, 1908, in Pontiac, Ill., to George W. and Mary Alice (Tobias) Barnes. They preceded her in death. She married Charles L. Wilson on May 22, 1943 and he preceded her in death in February 1986.
Wilson was a housewife and was a JehovahÕs Witnesses. She lived most of her life in Indianapolis and was educated in Indianapolis schools. She moved to Daviess County four years ago.
Surviving are: two daughters, Carolyn Fleenor, Montgomery and Mary Delores Suhre, Voynton Beach, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a brother, Dallas Barnes, Grand Rapids, Mich.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
(March 6, 1999)

CLARENCE COOK
VELPEN - Clarence Cook, 81, died at 4:16 p.m. Saturday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home, Huntingburg, with burial to follow in the Cup Creek Cemetery in Pike County. The Rev. James Culver will officiate with funeral services assisted by the Rev. Leslie Coomer.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 9 (EST) tonight.
He was born on Sept. 26, 1917, in Pike County, to James and Minnie (Slunder) Cook. He was united in marriage to Berthal Chappell on April 25, 1935. She survives.
Cook was a farmer and was retired from Holland Dairy.
Surviving are: a son, James Cook, Boonville; two sisters, Brenda Smith, Washington and Katherine Startin, Velpen; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond and Alvin Cook.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. JosephÕs Home Health and Hospice or the Cup Creek Cemetery.
(March 6, 1999)

DOROTHY DIVINE
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. - Dorothy Irene Divine, 84, died at 7:45 a.m. Friday at the Lawrence (Ill.) County Memorial Hospital.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. today at the Brockman & Son Funeral Home, Vincennes, with pastor John Baylor Jr. officiating. Private services will be at a later date.
She was born on June 26, 1914, in Flat Rock, Ill., to Delbert and Grace (Boyer) Weger. They preceded her in death. She married Noble J. Divine Sr. on June 23, 1934, in Vincennes and he preceded her in death on April 4, 1997.
Surviving are: five sons, Richard Divine, Loogootee; James F. Divine, Chandler; Jack Divine, Palestine, Ill.; Andy Divine, Birds, Ill. and Steve Divine, Las Vegas; four daughters, Diane Braun, Loogootee; Judy Kennedy, Bloomfield; Sharon Hoke, Lawrenceville, Ill. and Mary Ann Kent, Birds, Ill.; a brother, Delbert Weger Jr., Hoopeston, Ill.; two sisters, Erma Clevy and Roberta Coyle, both of Martinsville; 28 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations should be made to the United Methodist Village.
(March 5, 1999)

VIRGINIA SLATTON
PLAINVILLE - Virginia Lillian Slatton, 96, died in the Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Unit Saturday at 7:15 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Frank Oakman officiating. Interment will be in the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.
She was born on April 8, 1902, in Daviess County, to John and Frankie (Myers) Stites. She married Albert A. Slatton on May 24, 1922 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1978.
Slatton, a Plainville High School graduate, was a Plainville United Methodist Church and Plainville Eastern Star member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Frances Mayhugh, Plainville; a son, Paul E. Slatton, Plainville; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, a great-granddaughter and two sisters.
(March 6, 1999)

MARY HINKLE
ODON - Mary Ann Hinkle, 92, died at the Eastgate Nursing Center Sunday at 7:47 p.m. She had been in failing health for several years.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Odon United Methodist Church. The Rev. John Williams will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.
She was born on March 24, 1906, in Scottland, Ind., to John A. and Leota (Inman) Summerville. She married Herchel Hinkle on March 24, 1923 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 1993.
Hinkle was an Odon United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Harold E. Hinkle, Washington; three grandchildren; three sisters, Verl Summerville, Kokomo, Ind.; Martha Hall, Scotland, Ind. and Hazel Mallory, Michigan.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Virgil Ray Hinkle in 1997; a daughter, Virginia Sutter in 1983 and three brothers.
(March 7, 1999)

FUNERALS

BARBARA JARNIAC
The funeral for Barbara E. Jarniac was at 11 a.m. today at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. The Rev. Frank Renner officiated. Entombment was at the Mausoleum in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Scott Clayton, Jeb Holland, Johnny Carter, Wayne Bement, Jeff Goodman and Bob Ferguson. Honorary pallbearers were: Celia Sturgeon, Mickey Chambon and Cliff Sturgeon.

ODIS CRANEY
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. MaryÕs Church for the funeral of Odis Craney. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Glen and Gordon Norris, Austin Capehart, James Miles and Patrick and Charles Craney.

WILMA REINHART
The funeral for Wilma Reinhart was at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Dennis Payton officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Calvin Allen, T.J. Williams, Clint Williams, Alan Williams, Adam Williams and Danny Reinhart.



Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 6, 1999

BARBARA JARNIAC
BICKNELL - Barbara E. Jarniac, 66, died at 4 p.m. Thursday at the St. MaryÕs Medical Center, Evansville.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. The Rev. Frank Renner will officiate. Entombment will be at the Mausoleum in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The recitation of the Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Oct. 12, 1932, in Bicknell, to Chester and Bessie (Simpson) Goodman. She married Alfred Jarniac on Oct. 17, 1948 and he survives.
Jarniac was a homemaker and St. Philip Neri Catholic Church member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Vivian Clayton and Karen Grooms, both of Bicknell; three sisters, Jean Harner, Washington; Belva Trowbridge and Celia Sturgeon, both of Bicknell; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
(March 4, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 5, 1999

BASIL HOPF
JASPER - Basil L. Hopf, 91, died at 7:25 a.m. Thursday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with entombment in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday by K of C members.
He was born in Jasper, on Oct. 9, 1907, to Andrew and Mary (Kramer) Hopf. He married Dorothy Jerger on Aug. 30, 1932 and she survives.
Hopf retired from Krempp Lumber, where he was a construction foreman. He formerly worked with Henry Miller Construction building homes and factories. He worked at the Republic Defense Plant in Evansville during World War II. He was also a St. Joseph Catholic Church member and Knights of Columbus 50-year member.
Also surviving are: a son, Wayne Hopf, Jasper; two daughters, Bonnie Wininger, Velpen and Sue Jane Pence, Evansville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a brother, Louis Hopf, Jasper.
He was preceded in death by: a son, Phillip Hopf; two brothers, Albert and Martin Hopf; seven sisters, Anna Hopf, Rosalia Mehringer, Louise Vogler, Tillie Buehler, Clara Klemper, Theresia Lechner and Josephine Lechner; three sisters who died in infancy, Emma, Frances and Helen Rose and two halfsisters, Mary Lutz and Minnie Fromme.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church or a favorite charity.
(March 4, 1999)

WAYNE RAGSDALE
DENVER, Colo. -E. Wayne Ragsdale, 78, former area resident, died suddenly Wednesday in Arizona while visiting.
Private services will be at a later date in Buffalo Creek, Colo., following cremation.
He married Mary Louise Miller in 1942 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 14, 1997. They lived their married life in Denver.
Surviving are: a son, Fred, Buffalo Creek, Colo.; a daughter, Mary Ellen Lebsack, Oceanside, Calif.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
(March 3, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 4, 1999

ODIS CRANEY
Odis H. Craney, 76, Rt. 4, died at Eastgate Manor Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. He had been in failing health since November 1998 and seriously ill since January.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary's Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and before the funeral hour on Saturday. Rosary will be at 6 p.m. Friday.
He was born on March 18, 1922, in Daviess County, to Patrick and Minnie (Henson) Craney. They preceded him in death. He married Wilma Dougherty on April 8, 1947 and she survives.
Craney was a farmer and school bus driver for over 17 years. He was a lifetime community resident, educated in Epsom Schools and was a St. MaryÕs Church member. Also, he was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 534th AAA Btn. in Africa, Italy, France and Central Europe during World War II.
Also surviving are: his children, Linda Thompson, Washington; Mary Lou Sellers, Wheatland; Sally Sue Smith, Plainville and James L. Craney, Ivesdale, Ill.; nine grandchildren; a brother, Earl Craney, Winter Haven, Fla. and a sister, Myrtle (Norris) Fields, Washington. He was also preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers.
(March 3, 1999)

WILMA REINHART
SHOALS - Wilma Maxine Reinhart, 72, died at 1 this morning at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
She was born on July 27, 1926, in Martin County, to James and Beulah (Fergerson) Wininger.
Reinhart was a Shoals Eagles member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Carol Sue Williams and Debra Kay Parsons, both of Loogootee; a son, Donald Ray Reinhart, Loogootee; seven sisters, Phyllis Kidwell, Janice Engle, Ethel Tow, Martha Kidwell and Pauline Tuttle, all of Shoals; Patty Catt, French Lick and Marilyn Force, Duncurck, Md.; a brother, Calvin, Bedford; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Judith Ann Reinhart; a son, James Lester Reinhart; two sisters and two brothers.
(March 4, 1999)

FAYE RICKETS
VINCENNES - Faye Rickets, 84, died at 8:26 p.m. Monday at her residence.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Gardner and Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. Friends may call Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born on July 8, 1914, in Wheatland, to William A. "Pete" and Maude (McKinley) Welton. She married J. Ben Rickets and he preceded her in death in 1983.
Rickets, a Vincennes University graduate, taught at Wheatland Elementary for several years. She was a First Presbyterian Church and DAR member.
Surviving is a sister, Alice Argenta, Vincennes.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Lincoln Trail Hospice or First Presbyterian Church.
(March 1, 1999)

ROBERT CHESTNUT
ODON - Robert Wayne Chestnut, 67, died unexpectedly at the Daviess County Hospital Wednesday at 9:22 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Bro. Ben Ray Bean will officiate with interment in the Concord Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be accorded by the Odon VFW Frank Roberts Post and Elnora American Legion.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
He was born in Daviess County, on Dec. 15, 1931, to Dale and Ethel (McGurie) Chestnut. He married Josephine Sterling on June 7, 1955 and she survives.
Chestnut, a lifelong Daviess County resident, was a farmer most of his life and worked at McCords for 20 years. He was educated in Epsom schools. He was an Elnora American Legion and Odon VFW Frank Roberts Post member. Also, he was an Army veteran serving in Korea.
Surviving are: a son, Alvin Wayne Chestnut, Odon; a daughter, Terri Payne, Switz City and two grandchildren.
(March 3, 1999)

FUNERALS

DONALD COX
The funeral for Donald R. "Tooney" Cox was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with pastor Charles Baxter officiating. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Marvin Fair, Steve Snyder, Brooks Boger, Terry Martin, Gary Cates, Mike Willis, Steve Lee and Warren Kemp.

ORA KNEPP
The funeral for Ora Knepp was at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the family residence with home ministers officiating. Interment was in the Stoll Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Abraham K. Wagler, Eugene Stoll, Verlin Knepp and Amos Wittmer.

BYRON WILLIAMS
The funeral for Bryon Williams was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Free Methodist Church. The Rev. Bill Stotts officiated with interment in Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gordon Hill, Richard Fitzgerald, Edwin Chestnut, Danny Foster, Robert Hughes and Gordon Norris.



Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 3, 1999

FUNERALS

CLARENCE HOLSCHER
The funeral for Clarence E. Holscher was at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Tim Tenbarge officiated with interment in the Mariah Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bill King, Bill McClure, Rob Robbins, Ike Williams, John Wanke and Bob Dickman.

GOLDIE COOPER
The funeral for Goldie B. Cooper was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, Bicknell. The Rev. Eugene Parker officiated. Interment was in the IOOF Cemetery, Edwardsport. Pallbearers were: Jonathan Summers, Benjamin B. Summers, Stanley Summers, Brian Summers, James B. Summers and Steven Summers.

SAMUEL GRIDER
The funeral for Samuel Grider was at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Paul Newton officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jerry Norrington, Bruce Grider, Gary Grider, Brad Grider, Eric Schrader and Ryan Ritterskamp.

CHARLOTTE JETT
The funeral for Charlotte Jett was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Bros. Ben Bean and David Bean officiated with interment in Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gary Wilson, Chris Wilson, Jeff Harlow, Hasting Pratt, Chris Baxter and Tony Pearson. Honorary pallbearer was Kyle Sowders.



Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 2, 1999

CLARENCE HOLSCHER
OAKTOWN - Clarence E. ÒFritzÓ Holscher, 78, died at 2:40 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Tim Tenbarge will officiate with interment in the Mariah Creek Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on Jan. 24, 1921, in Vincennes, to Gerhard and Anna (Lux) Holscher. He married Naomi Daniels on Dec. 26, 1940 and she survives.
Holscher was a retired farmer and was a lifetime Oaktown resident. He was also a St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Bicknell member and life member of the Rod and Gun Club of Bruceville.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Carolyn King, Huntingburg and Lynne McClure, Bruceville; a son, Mike Holscher, Oaktown; a brother, Eugene Holscher, Wheatland; five grandchildren and a great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Holscher.
(Feb. 28, 1999)

BARBARA SNYDER
PETERSBURG - Barbara J. Snyder, 58, died at her residence Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
Harris Funeral Home is in charge of cremation arrangements. There is no visitation or services planned.
She was born in Petersburg, on April 21, 1940, to Oral and Anna (Steer) Elkins. She married Donald R. Snyder and he survives.
Snyder was a Beta Sigma Phi Sorority member.
Also surviving are: a son, Randi Snyder, Petersburg; two daughters, Toni Mize and Kandi Brewster, both of Petersburg; a sister, Beverly Bement, Petersburg and five grandchildren.
(Feb. 28, 1999)

HAROLD DAY
INDIANAPOLIS - Harold K. ÒBusÓ Day, 81, formerly of Washington, died at the Windsor Manor Healthcare Center at 6:05 a.m. Monday.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the University Heights Methodist Church with interment at the Foust Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Greenwood.
Calling will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Singleton Community Mortuary, 7760 S. Madison Avenue, Indianapolis.
He was born on May 19, 1917, in Washington, to Hubert and Edith (Davis) Day. He married Ruth Boger on April 9, 1939 and she survives.
Day, a 1936 Washington High School graduate, was a Washington basketball team member. He graduated from Indiana University (IU) in 1940 and was an IU golf team and ÒIÓ MenÕs Club member. He was also a University Heights Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: three children, Nancy Joseph, Anderson; Roger Day, Brighton, Mich. and Susan Hancock, Indianapolis; two sisters, Jesse Young, Martinsville and Delores Cavanaugh, St. Charles, Mo.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Day.
The family requests contributions be made to the University Heights Methodist Church, 4003 Otterbein Avenue, Indianapolis, Ind. 46227.
(March 1, 1999)

DONALD COX
PETERSBURG - Donald R. ÒTooneyÓ Cox, 60, died at his residence Monday at 10:21 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with pastor Charles Baxter officiating. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Graveside services will be accorded by the Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born to Lloyd and Opha (Keith) Cox, in Pike County, on July 14, 1938. He married Patty Slaven and she survives.
Cox was a Petersburg Moose Lodge member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Nikki Jones, Petersburg; a sister, Susie Horrall, Petersburg and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Mike Cox.
(March 1, 1999)

RICHARD WILLIS
PETERSBURG - Richard L. ÒDickÓ Willis, 63, Petersburg, died at 3:58 p.m. Sunday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. (CST) Wednesday at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel, 226 East Washington St., Oakland City. Burial will be in Cloin Cemetery in Pike County. The Rev. John Powell will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight and from 8 a.m. until services Wednesday at the chapel.
He was born on April 15, 1935, in Pike County, to Pete and Louise (Schaefer) Field. His wife of 43 years, the former Fay Henson, survives.
Willis was a UMWA member and had worked for Old Ben Coal Mine 11 until 1990. He attended Mission of Faith Church in Pike County.
Also surviving are: his stepfather, Bob Schaefer, Vincennes; two sons, Rick and Mike Willis, both of Petersburg; two daughters, Shlena Loveless and Twanna Hill, both of Petersburg; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three sisters, Sandy Hochstetler, Petersburg; Kay Parrish, Vincennes and Sharon Tewell, Lawrenceville, Ill.; a stepsister, Rose Miller, Oakland City and a stepbrother, Willie Schaefer, Peoria, Ill. He was preceded in death by two stepbrothers, Gary Schaefer in 1973 and Jack Schaefer in 1998.
(Feb. 28, 1999)

VIVIAN BAKER
JOPLIN, Mo. - Vivian Clacy ÒVicÓ Baker, 76, former Delton, Mich. resident, died Friday in Joplin, Mo. after six months of ill health.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Augusta, Mich. Cemetery with the Rev. Phillip Farnsley officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Delton VFW Post 422.
He was born on Aug. 30, 1922, in Washington. His wife, Elsie, preceded him in death on Aug. 15, 1984.
He was reared in Alfordsville and moved to Joplin three years ago from Delton, Mich., where he lived for 30 years.
Baker was a retired machinist working in Augusta, Mich. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a life VFW member. He was also a member of the Delton VFW Post 422 and past American Legion member.
Surviving are: two sisters, Enid Gabhart, Washington and Justine Maxwell, Spokane, Wash.
(Feb. 26, 1999)

BEULAH SPRIGGS
MESA, Ariz. - Beulah V. Spriggs, 79, formerly of Daviess County, died at the Springdale Nursing Center West Saturday at 10:30 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight and 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday.
She was born on Oct. 10, 1919, in Daviess County, to James and Nancy Jane (Crossland) Allen. She married John Pruett and he preceded her in death in 1962.
Spriggs was retired from Monarch Marketing Co. as a quality control inspector in 1985 after 10 years of service.
Surviving are: a daughter, Rosetta Hammond, Mesa, Ariz.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Herschel Allen, Washington and two sisters, Rhea Atchley, Odon and Betty Street, Mesa, Ariz.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Eithel Allen and two sisters, Georgia Trosper and Marjorie Arthur.
(Feb. 27, 1999)

FUNERALS

ELMER CHURCHILL
The funeral for Elmer E. Churchill was at 2 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson officiated with interment at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. American Legion and VFW accorded full military rites at graveside. Pallbearers were: Jim Fields, John Norrick, Bob Roney, Dennis Jergen, Douglas McCloud and Darren Wright. Honorary pallbearer was Cody Welborn.

HAROLD RANEY
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. SimonÕs Church for the funeral for Harold E. Raney with Fr. David Martin as the celebrant. Interment was in the St. JohnÕs Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ed and Tom Raney, Joseph LaBurda, Bill Raymann, Steve Riney and William Raymann.

WOODIE RUSSELL
The funeral for Woodie Russell was at 3:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Jeff Frederick and John Cissell officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Don Mayes, Steve Hughes, Kenny Dupont, Ronald Russell, Alan Stutzman and Michael Cox Jr.



Obituaries and Funerals Mar. 1, 1999

NOTICE

BEULAH SPRIGGS
ARIZONA - Beulah V. Spriggs, 79, formerly of Daviess County, died recently. Funeral arrangements are pending at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.

OBITUARIES

CHARLOTTE JETT
Charlotte Lyons Jett, 78, formerly of Sundale Trailer Court, died at the Daviess County Hospital Saturday at 4:48 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben Bean will officiate with interment in Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday until service time.
She was born to Barton and Mary (Fahay) Mather, on Jan. 30, 1921, in Indianapolis. She married William M. Jett on Oct. 18, 1940 and he survives.
Jett, a Ben Daviess High School, Indianapolis, graduate, did volunteer work for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) for many years. She was also a New Hope Christian Church member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Judith Harlow, Crane and Virginia Metheny, Knoxville, Tenn.; a son, Norman Gary Jett, Linton; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers.
(Feb. 27, 1999)

BYRON WILLIAMS
Bryon Lee ÒBarneyÓ Williams, 50, 1512 Wykoff Lane, died at 4:29 a.m. Saturday at the Indianapolis Methodist Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Free Methodist Church. The Rev. Bill Stotts will officiate with interment in Bethel Cemetery. Call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel and after noon Wednesday at the church.
He was born on July 14, 1948, in Daviess County, to Howard and Mae (Westmorland) Williams. He married Patricia Shoultz on May 4, 1992 and she survives.
Williams, a Washington High School graduate, was a electrician with Hoover Precision. He was also a Free Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Sarah Williams, Houston, Texas; five stepdaughters, Kerry Thombleson, Susan Thompson and Ellen Haney, all of Washington; Holly Dyer, Bloomington and Leslie Lawson, Orange Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Kenn Williams, Indianapolis and Ronald Williams, Peoria, Ill. He was preceded in death by a son, Matthew Williams and a stepson, Galen Thompson.
(Feb. 27, 1999)

MARY HARTSBURG
WHEATLAND - Mary Hartsburg, 75, died at 11:12 a.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral was at 1:30 p.m. today at the Goodwin Funeral Home. The Revs. Joe Patton and Jerry Sanders officiated. Interment was in the Oaktown Cemetery.
She was born on July 2, 1923, in Gallatin County, Ill., to Guy and Madeline (Ellis) Moore and they preceded her in death. She married Carl Hartsburg on Nov. 24, 1984 and he survives.
Hartsburg was a homemaker and had lived in Wheatland since 1967.
Also surviving are: a son, Robert Murray, St. Louis, Mo.; four sisters, Ruth Wilshire, East Alton, Ill.; Helen Brinkley, Junctian, Ill.; Wilma Patton, Omaha, Ill. and Anna Blaize, McCleansboro, Ill.; two brothers, Glen Moore, Norris City, Ill. and Bill Moore, Eldorado, Ill. and three grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two brothers; a sister; a stepdaughter and a stepgrandson.
(Feb. 26, 1999)

SAMUEL GRIDER
Samuel Herschel Grider, 87, Highbanks Road, Rt. #2 Box 57B, died at the Washington Nursing Center Saturday at 1:45 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Paul Newton officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
He was born on March 23, 1911, in Pike County, to William Thomas and Eva Florence (Bray) Grider. He married Beatrice Lala Bell on Dec. 29, 1934 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 20, 1990.
Grider was a retired farmer and had attended Pike County schools. He was also a Petersburg Free Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: three sisters, Mary Norrington, Washington; Dora Brewster, Winslow and Margaret Stevenson, Georgetown, Ill. and two brothers, D.A. Grider, Washington and James Grider, Tacoma, Wash.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Grider and two brothers, Harold and John.
(Feb. 27, 1999)

GOLDIE COOPER
VINCENNES - Goldie B. Cooper, 95, formerly of Edwardsport, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 11:30 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Eugene Parker will officiate. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery, Edwardsport.
Friends may call Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel.
She was born on Dec. 4, 1903, in Daviess County, to Benjamin and Ora (Albert) Summers. She married William F. Cooper in Robinson, Ill. on Sept. 19, 1932 and he preceded her in death in 1970.
Cooper was a housewife in her own home and was a Rebekah Edwardsport Lodge member.
Surviving is a brother, F. Raymond Summers, Edwardsport.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Edwardsport.
(Feb. 28, 1999)

MARTHA GRAY
Martha E. Gray, 86, St. JohnÕs Road, died at the Washington Nursing Center Saturday at 7:40 a.m.
The funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. John Thompson officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
She was born on June 23, 1912, in Daviess County, to Samuel Theodore and Nannie Kate (Morgan) Riffey. She married Marvin F. Gray on Nov. 12, 1931 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 24.
Gray was a Wesley United Methodist Church, Pink Ladies Auxiliary of Daviess County Hospital and Maple Leaf Bunco Club member.
Surviving are: a son, Jaret H. Gray, Washington; two grandchildren; two great-grandsons and a three brothers, Howard Riffey, Washington; Horace Riffey, Cincinnati and James Riffey, Battle Creek, Mich.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Samuel and Carl Riffey.
(Feb. 27, 1999)

ORA KNEPP
MONTGOMERY - Ora Knepp, 78, died at his residence Sunday at 4:20 p.m.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the family residence with home ministers officiating. Interment will be in the Stoll Cemetery. Friends may call at the family residence. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on April 1, 1920, in Daviess County, to David and Anna (Stoll) Knepp. He married Corene Lengacher on Dec. 29, 1940 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 24, 1991.
Knepp was a farmer and Old Order Amish Church member.
Surviving are: six daughters, Laura Knepp, Anna Mae Knepp, Delilah Stoll and Delores Wittmer, all of Montgomery; Clara Miller, Odon and Rachel Graber, Loogootee; three sons, Alva, Marvin and Benjamin Knepp, all of Montgomery; 43 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Verna and Anna Barb Knepp, both of Montgomery and Leota Yoder, Loogootee and two brothers, Arthur Knepp, Loogootee and Alva Knepp, Montgomery.
He was also preceded in death by a son in infancy.
(Feb. 28, 1999)

FUNERALS

JOHN MOORE
Memorial services for John D. Moore were at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Bro. Pat McDaniel officiated. Interment was at the Walnut Grove Cemetery near Bloomfield.

DRUCILLIA WAGLER
The funeral for Drucillia Wagler was at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Bethel Mennonite Church with Bro. Earl Wagler, Rick Wagler and Leroy Lengacher officiating. Interment was in the Zion Amish-Mennonite Cemetery.
Pallbearers were her grandchildren: Nathan Wagler, Delbert Wagler, Darrell Wagler, Harvey Wagler, Sharon Stoll, Brad Stoll, Jason Miller and Eric Miller.

ROBERT SULLIVAN
The funeral for Robert A. ÒBobÓ Sullivan was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Jerry Sanders officiating. Interment was in the Shiloh Cemetery, Hazelton. Pallbearers were by his grandsons.

MABEL STOLL
The funeral for Mabel Stoll was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Zion Amish Mennonite Church. Leroy Lengacher, Rick Wagler and Earl Wagler officiated. Interment was in the Zion Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Randy Stoll, Jeff Holmes, Vaughn Stoll, Darryl Harris, Merv Lengacher, Phil Newton, Laban Miller, Paul Carrico, Walter Graber, Michael Wagler and Fred Winklepleck.

RONALD DAVIS JR.
The funeral for Ronald L. Davis Jr. was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. with John Manges officiating. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Mark Hamm, Tom Neal, Andy Gray, John Melhiser, Grant Cannon and Charlie Sandefur.

MELANIE ALLEN
The funeral for Melanie Allen was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church, Odon. Interment was in the Powell General Baptist Cemetery, Norris City, Ill. The Revs. Bill Helms and John Williams officiated. Pallbearers were: Scott Saunders, Kevin Anderson, Chris Anderson, Jamie Meadows, Jim Kerns and Larry Wielbaker. Honorary pallbearers were Larry McRoberts Jr. and Troy Allen.

MARVIN and MARTHA GRAY
Joint funeral services were conducted for Marvin and Martha Gray at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson officiated with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens at 5 p.m.
Pallbearers were: Todd Gray, Tyler Gray, Garth Riffey, Kirby Riffey, Joe Gray, Noel Russell and Robert Andis.

LENNA KILLION
The funeral for Lenna (Cummins) Killion was at 3 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Timothy Cummins, Thomas Cummins, Steve Bateman, Scott Bateman, Robert Chastain and Bill Stader.


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