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Obituaries and Funerals July 31, 1999

TREVA BEABOUT
PINE ISLAND, Fla. - Treva H. (Callahan) Beabout, formerly of Shelbyville, 79, died at her residence on Tuesday.
The funeral will be at the Carmony-Ewing Broadway Funeral Home, P.O. Box 765, 232 W. Broadway, Shelbyville, Ind., 46176, Monday at 3 p.m. Interment will be at the Forest Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville.
Friends may call Monday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
She was born in Odon, on Dec. 9, 1919, to William R. and Audrey S. (Ashe) Callahan. They preceded her in death. She married William C. Beabout, on Dec. 24, 1936 and he preceded her in death on March 10, 1997.
Beabout was an Odon High School graduate. She have moved to Florida from Shelbyville in May 1998.
Surviving are: a son, William Beabout, Shelbyville; two daughters, Patty Patterson, Cape Coral, Fla. and A. Elanie Richardson, Pine Island, Fla.; a brother, Harvey Vance Callahan, Daviess County; a sister, Mary Louise English, Washington; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a sister.
(July 27, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals July 30, 1999

ROBERT SLOAN
LINTON - Robert E. Sloan, 55, died at 11:45 a.m. on Monday in Springfiled, Ohio.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, 89 C St., N.W., Linton. The Rev. David Tyra will officiate with interment in the Fairview Cemetery, Linton.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.
He was born to Robert and Mary (Duffroy) Sloan, in Linton, on Sept. 13, 1943. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Linton. He married Connie Sloan on Oct. 31, 1981, and she survives.
Sloan, a 1961 Linton High School graduate, was a mechanical engineer in research and development at Naval Weapons Support Center for 33 years. He was a member of the International Pyrotechnics Society and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Purdue University graduate was also presented the Meritorious Civil Service Award by The Pentagon. Also, he was a former Boy Scout Youth Leader. He had lived his entire life in Linton.
Also, surviving are two stepsons, Dr. William Eric Wilson, Linton and Jonathon E. Wilson, Greencastle; a stepdaughter, S. Brooke Driscoll, Worthington and three stepgrandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Shields and a daughter, Julie Dee Sloan.
(July 26, 1999)

IBRAN CHARLES
PETERSBURG - The Rev. Ibran B. Charles, 85, died at 8 p.m. on July 8 at the Petersburg Healthcare Center.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. July 12 at Petersburg General Baptist Church with the Rev. Chalmer Burden officiating. Burial was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
He was born in Wheatland, on Jan. 24, 1914, to Harrison and Mattie Odell Charles. He married the former Wilma Lyden and she survives.
Charles was a retired coal miner, farmer and pastor. He was retired from Ingle Coal Corp., where he was a "bottom man.” He also pastored many General Baptist churches, including Anderson Chapel, Olive Branch, Ebenezer, Cup Creek and Glezen. Also, he was a Cup Creek General Baptist Church and United Mine Workers of America Local 5179 member.
Surviving besides his wife are: a son, Elbert L. Charles, Petersburg; a daughter, Regina Loveless, Petersburg; two sisters, Opal Sullivan and Dorothy Crane, both of Washington; a brother, Lowell E. Charles, Greenwood; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Agatha Mae Charles; two brothers, Oliver and Ival; a sister, Dessie Colegate and his parents, preceded him in death.
(July 8, 1999)

LEWIS KNEPP
LOOGOOTEE - Lewis Knepp, 38, died at 3:35 p.m. Thursday in the Daviess Community Hospital emergency room.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Sunday at the family residence with home ministers officiating. Interment will be in the Wagler Cemetery.
Calling began at 9 this morning at the residence.
Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on April 16, 1961, in Daviess County, to Joseph and Viola (Lengacher) Knepp. His mother survives in Loogootee. He married Esther Graber on June 3, 1984, and she survives.
Knepp was a farmer and mill worker at Joe Mattingly Feed Mill. He was also an Old Order Amish Church member.
Also, surviving are seven sisters, Dorothy Mae Knepp and Rosanna Knepp, both of Loogootee; Fannie Marie Graber, Delores Miller and Loretta Graber, all of Odon and Lillie Wagler and Sarah Graber, both of Montgomery and three brothers, Samuel Knepp, Washington and Howard and Joseph Knepp Jr., both of Loogootee.
(July 29, 1999)

VIRGINIA FOUST
Virginia Overton Foust, 84, formerly of Odon, died at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday, at Harbour Manor Care Center in Noblesville.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Walnut Hill Cemetery. Duane Jenson will officiate.
Friends may call at 1 p.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1914, in Daviess County, to Arrison and Ethel (Webster) Overton. She married Charles Hastings Foust on Nov. 28, 1979 and he preceded her in death.
Foust was a school teacher in Akron, Ohio, for 20 years. She was also a Christian Church member.
Surviving are: two sons, James D. Foust, Noblesville and Charles D. Foust, Price, Utah; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made the charity of choice.
(July 27, 1999)

HELEN VIEKE
VINCENNES -Helen J. Vieke, 90, died at the Willow Manor Convalescent Center following a lingering illness.
A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at the Old Cathedral on Monday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m.
She was born on March 20, 1909, in Daviess County, to Andrew and Caroline Harter Casper. She married Ernest J. Vieke, on March 1, 1930 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 1976.
Vieke was a homemaker all her life. She was also an Old Cathedral Catholic Church member.
Surviving are: five sons, Donald, Ronald, William, Robert and John Vieke, all of Vincennes; four daughters, Jan Yarber and Helen Stiles, both of Vincennes; Sharon Carie, Washington and Pat Ragsdale, Elnora; a sister, Agnes Bradfield, Washington; 30 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by a grandchild, three sisters and four brothers.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Diabetes Foundation or Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(July 29, 1999)

GEORGE RICHARDSON
WINSLOW - George Richardson, 61, died at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at his residence.
The funeral was at 1 this afternoon at Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow. The Rev. Andy Hughes will officiate with interment in the New Liberty Cemetery, Marion Township, Pike County.
He was born to Charles and Eugenia (Survant) Richardson, on Feb. 24, 1938, in Pike County. He married Enita Bryant, on Feb. 14, 1958, and she survives.
Richardson was a spray painter.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Neena M. Tungate, Elnora and a sister, Dorothy Critchlow, Plainville.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Richardson.
(July 27, 1999)

JOSEPH HARRIS
MOORESVILLE - Joseph Junior Harris, 74, died Wednesday morning at Community Hospital, East, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville. Burial will be at the White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville. The Rev. Randall Gearing and Bro. Wayne Grace will officiate. Calling will be from 2 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on March 9, 1925, in Daviess County, to Joseph C. and Cassie (Hadley) Harris. They preceded him in death. He married Virginia Pearl Shake on Feb. 17, 1945, and she survives.
Harris retired in 1981 after 30 years as a machinist for Detroit Diesel Allison, Indianapolis. He was also a Mooresville Church of the Nazarene member.
Also, surviving are two sons, Dennis A. Harris, Mooresville and Larry J. Harris, Alamoda, Calif.; three daughters, Connie B. Norton, and Terri L. Bennett, both of Mooresville and Peggy L. Pridemore, Indianapolis; a brother, Clifford Harris, Mooresville; four sisters, Flossie Smith, Elnora; Floretta Manning, Odon; LaVonn Breeden, Indianapolis and Dorothy Brewer, Fortville; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a halfbrother, Ray Harris and a sister, Edna Beal.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Liver Foundation.
(July 28, 1999)

MARY KALANQUIN
Mary Margaret Kalanquin, 81, Emerald House resident, died at 5:04 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital emergency room. Death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary’s Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight. There will be a Rosary prayed at 7 tonight.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1918, in Daviess County, to Henry and Mary (Melton) Burkhardt. They preceded her in death. She married J. Harold Boes on Sept. 18, 1937 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 1945. She later married Oscar E. Kalanquin on Aug. 16, 1947 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1984.
Kalanquin was a Reliance Mfg. employee during the war manufacturing parachutes. She was also a St. Mary’s Church and Women of the St. Mary’s Church member. She was educated at St. Mary’s School and was a community member most of her life.
Surviving are her children, Barbara Killion, Donald Boes and Mary Jane Goodwin, all of Washington; Harold Boes, Princeton and Phyllis Chestnut, Lawrenceville, Ill.; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild and a sister, Ruth Green, Washington. She was preceded in death by a son, Francis Kalanquin; five brothers, Harry, John, Clarence, Joseph and Charles Burkhardt and five sisters, Josephine Strickland, Anna Wilson, Helen James, Pearl Bowling and Lucille Burkhardt.
(July 29, 1999)

FUNERAL

MARGARET JONES
The funeral for Margaret Jones was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in the Mt. Union Cemetery in Shoals.
Officiating was Sean Sullivan.
Pallbearers were: Sheryal Baker, Tony Smith, Bill Jones, Charles Jones, David Baker and Shawn Baker.

Obituaries and Funerals July 29, 1999

OBIT

SHIRLEY MORNING
Shirley Ann (Bush) Morning, 59, Washington, died at 1:15 this morning at Eastgate Manor. She had been in failing health for a year and seriously ill for the past week.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery with the Rev. James Payton officiating.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and until services on Saturday.
She was born on March 29, 1940, in Daviess County to Harry H. and Myrtle L. (Myers) Bush. She married Lowell E. Riley in 1959 and he preceded her in death in 1978. She remarried Edsel Morning and he also preceded her in death.
Morning was a homemaker and Central Christian Church member. She was also a Moose Auxiliary, Washington VFW and Eagles member.
Surviving are a son, Bill Riley, Washington; daughter, Debbie Killion, Washington; a brother, Harry H. Bush Jr., Gosport; six sisters, Kay Mahan, Sue Hudson, Doris Rhoads, Imogene Kitz and Helen Plummer, all of Washington and Clara Habig, Jasper and four grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill Joe Bush and two sisters, Catherine Bush and Betty Osborn.
(July 29, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals July 28, 1999

NOTICE

VIRGINIA FOUST
Virginia Overton Foust, 84, formerly of Odon, died at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday, at Harbour Manor Care Center in Noblesville.
Funeral arrangements are pending in the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(July 27, 1999)

OBITS

MARGARET JONES
SHOALS - Margaret D. Jones, 93, died at 3:15 p.m. Monday at the Gentle Care Nursing Home, Loogootee.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at Mt. Union Cemetery in Shoals.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Jan. 8, 1906, in Martin County, to Jesse and Adeline (Bryant) Hart. They preceded her in death. She married Edward Jones and he preceded her in death in 1969.
Jones was a cook at the Shoals Bus Stop. She was also a member of the Church of Christ faith.
Surviving are: two sons, Jake and William Burrell Jones, both of Shoals; five daughters, Sheilda Fox, Shoals; Reva Jo Szabo, Ft. Wayne; Sharon Baker, Hillham; Mary Bridges and Eddalou Smith, both of Mitchell; a sister, Alma Headley, South Bend; 35 grandchildren and 70 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Alma Ruth Tow and Neoma Jones; a son, George Howard Jones; two brothers, Joseph and Louis Hart; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
(July 26, 1999)

GLADYS LaFOLLETTE
IRELAND - Gladys M. LaFollette, 78, died at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Northwood Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Jasper.
Memorial services and graveside services will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Old Shiloh Church Meeting House and Cemetery near Ireland. The Rev. Lyle Rasmussen and the Rev. Steve Seitz will officiate.
There will be no visitation at the Becher-Kluesner Funeral Homes in Jasper.
She was born on a farm in Jefferson Township, Pike County, on Jan. 22, 1921, to George and Ethel (Norman) LaFollette. She was a descendent of the pioneer settlers of Ireland, namely the Stewarts, Dillins and Normans. She was also of French Ancestry.
LaFollette, an Otwell High School graduate, retired from the Hoosier Desk Company in Jasper, where she worked as secretary from 1939 until her retirement in 1983. She was past president of the Shiloh Cemetery Association, Ireland History Society, Dubois County Historical Society and Shiloh United Methodist Church member. Also, she was a past Jasper Business and Professional WomenÕs Club member and Rebecca Lodge of Huntingburg member. She had been a Center resident for 47 days.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Shiloh United Methodist Church.
(July 27, 1999)

DAVID STRANGE
BLOOMINGTON - David Eric Strange, 39, died at 1:40 p.m. Monday at the Community Hospital in Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Holy Name Catholic Church, Bloomfield. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery. Frs. Dan Atkins and Hilary Vieck will officiate. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield. Vigil service is at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Dec. 30, 1959, in Wichita, Kan., to Joseph B. and Lucille (Booker) Strange. They survive in Bloomfield. He married Melody Dawn Freeman and she survives.
Strange was a laborer for the City of Bloomington for 16 years. He was also AFSCME Local 2487 union president.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Dawn House, Bloomington; a sister, Susan Yake, Bloomfield; three brothers, Tom Strange, Linton; John Strange, Louisville and Doug Strange, El Dorado, Calif.
(July 26, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals July 27, 1999

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MARGARET JONES
SHOALS - Margaret D. Jones, 93, died at 3:15 p.m. Monday at the Gentle Care Nursing Home, Loogootee. Funeral arrangements are pending at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(July 26, 1999)

OBITS

CLARENCE JOYCE
VINCENNES -- Clarence "Sonny” Joyce, 61, died Saturday in San Francisco, Calif.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Gardner and Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on July 24, 1937, in Washington, to Franklin and Catherine Marie (Summers) Joyce. He married Glenda Adams and she survives.
Joyce was the owner of Vincennes Plumbing. He was also an Indiana Presbyterian Church, Elks, Masons, Harmony Society and SteamFitters Union member.
Also, surviving are: a stepson, Troy McClure, Vincennes; a brother, William Joyce, Washington and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Autistic Society.
(July 24, 1999)

LAVOTA O’CONNOR
BICKNELL - Lavota O’Connor, 73, died at 3:15 p.m. Monday, at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The body will be cremated. Graveside arrangements will be announced at a later date through the McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell. The Rev. Don Wilson will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
She was born on June 22, 1926, in Knox County, to William and Eva (Grounds) Lehman. She married Warren O’Connor and he preceded her in death in 1984.
O’Connor was an Eagles Auxiliary member.
Surviving are: two stepsons, Albert O’Connor, Vincennes and Harold O’Connor, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother.
(July 26, 1999)

MILDRED LEONARD
PRINCETON - Mildred L. Leonard, 91, died at 7:35 p.m. Sunday at Forest Del Convalescent Health and Rehab Center, Princeton.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Colvin Funeral Home, 425 North Main St., Princeton. The Rev. Craig Duke will officiate with interment in the Columbia (White Church) Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 tonight. Order of Eastern Star services will be at 6 tonight.
She was born on July 11, 1908, in Washington, to Charles and Berlinda (VanWinkle) Mischler. They preceded her in death. She had been married to John R. Leonard for 64 years and he survives.
Leonard worked as a bookkeeper at the Old Gibson General Hospital and at the Princeton Water Department for several years. She moved from Washington to Princeton in 1939. She was a former Memorial Methodist and Faith United Methodist Church member. Also, she was affiliated with the Golden Fleece Chapter 176 Order of Eastern Star.
Other survivors are: two sons, Dick Leonard, Vincennes and Charles R. Leonard, Marion; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Lodge No. 231 in Princeton. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
(July 25, 1999)

HARRY HAWRYSCHUK
LINCOLN PARK, Ill. - Harry Hawryschuk, 80, died July 18.
He was born in Spring Valley, N.Y.
Hawryschuk was a self-employed businessman and entrepreneur in the Paterson-Clifton area for the past 50 years. He had lived in Paterson before moving to the Lincoln Park area in 1984. Also, he was a World War II Army veteran. He was a St. Joseph’s Church, Lincoln Park, American Legion Post 279 and Paterson Elks Lodge, member.
Furthermore, he was a past grand knight of Regina Mundi Council, Knights of Columbus; past grand commander of Alhambra 55 and past president of the Main Avenue Businessmen’s Association, all of Clifton.
Surviving are: his wife, the former Ethel O’Brian; a son, Kenneth, Clifton; two daughters, Karen Higgins and Donna Hawryschuk, Sussex; a sister, Mary Schoonfield, Swansboro, N.C.; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
(July 18, 1999)

FUNERAL

DONALD ABRAMS
The funeral for Donald W. Abrams was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Oaktown United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kenneth Wooden officiated with interment in the Oaktown Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Daniel Abrams, Kevin Abrams, Fred Bond, Josh Abrams, Bruce Bond, Ryan Huff and Randy Jones II.

Obituaries and Funerals July 26, 1999

OBITS

DONALD ABRAMS
OAKTOWN - Donald Abrams, 66, died at 11:30 p.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Oaktown United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kenneth Wooden will officiate with interment in the Oaktown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville.
He was born on May 23, 1933, in Sullivan County, to James and Marjorie (Thewlis) Abrams. He married Shirley DeScamp on Nov. 20, 1955 and she survives.
Abrams was retired in 1992 from the Naval Weapons Support Center, Crane. He was affiliated with the Oaktown United Methodist Church. He was also an avid hunter. He served for 25 years as coach for the Oaktown Boy’s Little League and Oaktown Girl’s Softball League, also served on the Oaktown Youth Association and was a Korean Conflict veteran.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Theresa Ann Smith, Brazil; four sons, Danny Abrams, Bicknell; Rick Abrams, Terre Haute; Mike and Donald Abrams, both of Oaktown; a brother, James Abrams, Terre Haute; two sisters, Evelyn Chambon, Bicknell and Betty Foschaar, California; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
(July 23, 1999)

MARY RAYMAN
EVANSVILLE - Mary "Marie” Rayman, 80, died Friday at Welborn Hospital.
The funeral was at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Avenue, Evansville. The second service was at 10 a.m. at the Christ the King Church. Fr. Tom Kassler officiated. Interment was at the St. Joseph Cemetery, Evansville.
She was born on Oct. 19, 1918, in Davis County. Rayman was a Christ The King Catholic Church member. She was also a St. Monica Alter Society and Marion Day School Booster Club member.
Surviving are: her husband, Joseph Rayman; two daughters, Debbie Christmas, Loogootee and Brenda Losohen, Evansville; a son, Larry "Butch” Rayman, Evansville; two sisters, Rosemary Crawford and Dorothy McDonald, Evansville; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
(July 23, 1999)

RUTH JACKSON
ODON - Ruth Jackson, 86, died unexpectedly at her residence Saturday morning.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel. Interment will be at the Slinkard Cemetery, Newberry. The Rev. Paul Huntsman will officiate.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time on Tuesday.
She was born on Jan. 5, 1913, in Greene County, to John and Isaphene (Hasler) Isenogle. She married Warren Leslie Jackson and he preceded her in death in 1964.
Jackson was a homemaker and Elnora United Methodist Church member. She was also a lifelong community member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Barbara Long, Odon; a son, James Jackson, Odon; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and four brothers.
(July 24, 1999)

JOYCE MOORE
VINCENNES - Joyce A. Moore, 71, died at 3:54 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital on Thursday.
The funeral was at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, Vincennes. Interment was in the Bethany Cemetery, Montgomery.
She was born on Oct. 29, 1927, in Shoals, to Willard and Maggie Inman. She married John R. Moore and he survives.
Moore was a homemaker and Vincennes Church of Christ member. She had moved as the deputy treasurer in Martin County. (July 22, 1999)

FUNERALS

DALLAS CONOLTY
Funeral services for Dallas "Red” Conolty were Saturday at the Loogootee Christian Church. Kenneth Hudson officiated. Pallbearers were: Rick Parham, Sean Parham, Terry Conolty, Larry Conolty, Nathan Spencer, Joe Spears, Mark Colton and Dave Brown. Honorary pallbearers were: Marty Davis, Leon Baker, Art Parham, Bill Harbison, Mike Harbison, Kiel Spencer, Ron Davis, Linda Trambaugh and Shirley Bridges.
Graveside rites were conducted by the American Legion. Those serving were: sgt. in charge, Howard Trambaugh; chaplain, Eugene Wilcoxen, colorguard, Ed Nolley and Tim Strange; Colorbearers, Woody Gibson and John Hagerety; flagholders, Wayne Burch and Eugene Wilcoxen; firing squad, Jim Chandler, Dan Armstrong, Bud Lamar, W.G. Arvin, Charles Davis and Joseph Rem and honorguard Harry Wagoner.

FREDDIE PURDUE
The funeral for Freddie Purdue was at 11 a.m. Saturday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Joshua Whitehead, Randy Stedman, Steve Bell, Larry Purdue, Kevin Roark and John Helm.

WILLIAM HAWKINS
The funeral for William "Dewey” Hawkins, Loogootee, was at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Officiating was Bro. Alfred Helms with interment in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Dewey Hawkins Jr., Bobby Joe Hawkins, David Long, Rick Sergent, Dean Comb and James Hawkins Jr.
Military graveside rites were conducted by the Shoals American Legion. Those serving were: chaplain, Lee Harding; sgt. of arms, John Ramsey; colorguard, Herb Shirfick and Richard Landers; colorbearers, Herbert Nickerson and Sherman Winigner; flagholders, Bill Lee and Robert D. Jones; firing squad, Charles Sorrells, Clyde Hawkins, Carol Abel, Dean Walls, Bruce Hawkins, Tom Harber, Robert D. Jones and Don Brown and bugler, Janice Ramsey.

IRENE TEWELL
The funeral for Irene M. Tewell was Saturday at the St. John Catholic Church. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: David Butcher, Steve Butcher, Brett Lundy, Rick Flynn, Mike Tretter and Mark Traylor.

Obituaries and Funerals July 23, 1999

OBITS

FREDDIE PURDUE
Freddie Purdue, 57, Rt. 2, died at 6:10 a.m. Thursday at the Hillside Manor Nursing Home. He had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for two weeks.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and 9 a.m. until service time on Saturday.
He was born on April 15, 1942, in Daviess County, to Samuel and Ada (Dixon) Purdue. He married Pam Roark on Aug. 8, 1975 and she survives.
Purdue, a lifelong community resident, was a laborer at Eggs Inc. for 20 years. He also played the steel guitar with The Coachman for 20 years and other bands until his illness.
Surviving are five sisters, Phyllis A. Brock, Evelyn A. Cummings and Bertha Harris, all of Washington; Josephine Gates, Evansville and Maude Fiscus, Eddyville, Ky. and three brothers, Bert A. and Rufus Purdue, both of Washington and William A. Dunn, Bicknell.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
(July 22, 1999)

LOWELL CARNAHAN
VINCENNES - W. Lowell Carnahan, 85, died at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Wheatland Christian Church. The Rev. Mike Duffer will officiate with interment in the Wheatland Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes.
He was born on July 31, 1913, in Knox County, to Welker S. and Rose (Woodruff) Carnahan. They preceded him in death. He married Ruth Byrd on Feb. 28, 1937 and she survives.
Carnahan was an agriculture farmer. Also, he was a Wheatland Christian Church member, former Farm Bureau member and Red Cross Blood Mobile volunteer.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Sheila Hobson, Rising Sun; two sons, Ross and Dennis Carnahan, both of Vincennes; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother.
Donations may be made to the Wheatland Christian Church Building Fund.
(July 20, 1999)

WILLIAM HAWKINS
LOOGOOTEE - William "Dewey" Hawkins, 80, died at 4:10 a.m. Thursday at the Martin County Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Officiating will be Bro. Alfred Helms with interment in Spring Hill Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Shoals American Legion.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Oct. 7, 1918, in Martin County, to Dewey and Lucillce (Tinkle) Hawkins. He married Mildred Evans on July 3, 1941. She preceded him in death.
Hawkins was a retired farmer.
Surviving are: a daughter, Mildred Long, Loogootee; two sons, Robert Hawkins, Washington and James Hawkins, Texas; two stepbrothers, Alvin Hawkins, Shoals and Roy Hawkins, Maryland; a stepsister, Pauline Seals, Washington State; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ardist Hawkins; a grandson, William Long; two great-granddaughters, Meranda Kay Waggoner and Jennifer Dona Sergent and a brother, Floyd Hawkins.
(July 22, 1999)

FUNERAL

WILLIAM MINOR
The funeral for William O. Minor was at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jerry LeBrun officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. There were military graveside services conducted by the Bicknell VFW Post No. 3190. Pallbearers were: Samuel Steimel, Anthony Steimel, Stephen Steimel, Larry Minor, Michael Steimel and Jimmy Minor. Honorary pallbearers were: Ed Wallace, Max Haney, Arkie Sager and John Powell.


Obituaries and Funerals July 22, 1999

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FRED PURDUE
Fred E. Purdue, 57, Washington, died at 6:10 this morning at the Hillside Manor Nursing Home.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington Chapel.
(July 22, 1999)

OBITS

VIRGINIA VOYLES
PETERSBURG - Virginia P. Voyles, 82, died at 12:50 a.m. Wednesday at Petersburg Health Care.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 9 tonight at the funeral home and Friday from 8 a.m. until service time.
She was born in Washington, on April 17, 1917, to Elmer and Hazel (Bradford) Peek. She married John Voyles and he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1984.
Voyles was self-employed as owner of Voyles IGA in Petersburg. She was a Presbyterian Church member in Petersburg. Also, she was Psi Iota Xi Sorority, Garden Club and Pike County Amateur Radio Club member.
Surviving are her son, Michael J. Voyles, Petersburg and two grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bradford Peek.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(July 21, 1999)

ELMIRA KENNAH
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. - Elmira Diane Kennah, 59, died Tuesday.
The funeral will be at the Martenson Funeral Home, 10915 Allen Road, corner of Goddard, Allan Park, Mich., 48101, Saturday, at 1 p.m.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until service time.
Her husband James, a former area resident, survives.
Also surviving are: her children, Valeria Zymerman and Shelly Young; a stepdaughter, Cindy Woblick; eight grandchildren; a great-granddaughter and a sister, Julia Fischer.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Michigan.
(July 20, 1999)

KENNETH COX
VINCENNES. - Kenneth Ray Cox, 74, died at St. Mary’s Hospital, Evansville, Wednesday at 7:52 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Duesterberg-Frederick Funeral Home, 313 Church St., Vincennes, with burial in Memorial Park, Vincennes. The Rev. Roger Wright will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Central Church of Christ.
He was born on Feb. 6, 1925, in Sullivan County, to Grover E. and Hester Iona (Armett) Cox. He married Dorothy Field and she survives. They had been married for 55 years.
Cox was a carpenter with Green Construction. He was a VFW life member, Central Church of Christ, Carpenter Union No. 546 and American Legion member. Also, he was a World War II Army veteran having served in the Third Army Infantry, Amber Lance Driver in Germany.
Surviving are: a daughter, Connie Chambers, Vincennes; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and three sisters, Lydia Snider, Sullivan; Mary Howard, Fairbanks, Ind. and Lela Thompson, Merom, Ill.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lloyd, Floyd and Grover Cox and six sisters, Grace Snyder, Frances Roy, Helen Miller, Betty Duncan, Vera Phegley and Martha Mooney.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Church of Christ Building Fund.
(July 21, 1999)

DALLAS CONOLTY
LOOGOOTEE - Dallas K. "Red” Conolty, 76, died at 7 p.m. Wednesday at his residence.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Loogootee Christian Church with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery. There will be graveside rites conducted by the American Legion.Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee, with Masonic service at 7 p.m.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1922, in Martin County, to Clyde W. and Esther (Preusz) Conolty. He married Sue Pridemore on July 14, 1978 and she survives.
Conolty was a local insurance agent for more than 50 years, worked in real estate and operated a finance company. He was a Loogootee Christian Church and Largo (Fla.) Christian Church member. Also, he was a Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Shriners, Eagles Lodge, Moose Lodge and Eastern Star member. This World War II Navy veteran was also a VFW and American Legion member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Jan Spencer, Layafette and Diane Parham, Robinson, Ill.; a brother, Karel Conolty, Jasper; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Jack Conolty.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jasper Hospice or the Loogootee Christian Church.
(July 21, 1999)

FUNERAL

CHARLES LAWTON
The funeral for Charles S. Lawton was at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home. Officiating were the Rev. Charles Crouch and Capt. John W. Flanagan. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Debbie Fish, Jim Ridgway, Mark Lawton, Jim Wesner, Chip Ducharme and Marty McCammon. Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Lee Fish and Denise Ridgway.

Obituaries and Funerals July 21, 1999

LOWELL GARLAND
PETERSBURG - Lowell T. Garland, 54, died at 5:52 a.m. Tuesday at his residence. He had been suffering from a lengthy illness.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Jeff Stratton will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 4, 1945, in Winslow, to James A. and Mildred L. (Mosby) Garland. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Petersburg. He married Christine F. Dartz on Oct. 15, 1971 and she survives.
Garland was a service technician at GTE North. He grew up and attended school in the Otwell area. He was a Vietnam veteran, served as an Army Sgt. and received the Bronze Star for his service years in Vietnam, from 1966-1967. Also, he was a member of the United Steelworkers, Local 15332, where he served as past financial secretary.
He was co-founder and past treasurer of the 196th LIB Association; a Moose Lodge of Petersburg, American Legion and Oddfellows member. He was also a life member of the VFW Post 3587, where he served as Post Commander from 1985-1987 and in 1995. In 1990, he was presented with the Sagamores of the Wabash, the highest civilian honor to be awarded by the Governor of the State for service to his community.
Surviving are two brothers, Roger K., Algiers and Tim A., Marion, Ill. and three sisters, Margaret L. Townley, Petersburg; Janet M. Vaughn and Doris J. Blackburn, Vincennes.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, James E. and Paul Dean Garland.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the donor’s own special charity.
(July 20, 1999)

CHARLES LAWTON
BICKNELL - Charles S. Lawton, 88, died at 10:14 p.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell. The Rev. Charles Crouch and Capt. John W. Flanagan, Salvation Army, will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on May 9, 1911, in Idabel, Okla., to Perkins and Lucy Lawton. He married Ethel V. Cole on June 21, 1975 and she survives.
Lawton had been a coal miner and had been employed at RCA in Bloomington. Furthermore, he had worked with the North Knox School Corporation. He was also affiliated with the Bicknell Church of the Nazarene and the Salvation Army.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Carolyn Fish and Betty Ducharme, both of Bicknell and Margaret Lawton, Chicago, Ill.; a brother, T.P. Lawton, Evansville; three sisters, Naomi Buckles, Ann Wineinger and Mary Stewart, all of Bicknell; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Lawton and two sisters.
(July 19, 1999)

HELEN DOYLE
GREENWOOD - Helen B. McCauley Doyle, 88, formerly of the St. Patricks-Corning community, died Sunday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Indianapolis. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be tonight from 2 to 8 at the Daniel F. O’Riley Funeral Home, Indianapolis.
Surviving are: three sons, Gerald, John and Richard Doyle; four daughters, Charlotte Cahill, Ann Dodds, Mary Hines and Barbara Boehm; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Catherine McCauley Kavanaugh, Cannelburg and several nieces and nephews residing in the Daviess County area.
Her husband, Alvin B. Doyle, preceded her in death.
(July 17, 1999)

WILLIAM MINOR
SULLIVAN - William O. Minor, 86, formerly of Bicknell for over 70 years, died at the Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Jasonville, Monday at 11 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jerry LeBrum will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. There will be military graveside services conducted by the Bicknell VFW Post #3190.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, with Masonic Memorial services at 7 p.m. by the Sullivan Masonic Lodge.
He was born on June 17, 1913, in Carlisle, to Oscar and Louvena (Plummer) Minor. He married Pauline Bombe and she preceded him in death on May 19, 1997.
Minor, a Bicknell High School graduate, was retired from Philgas Co. and was a Bicknell United Methodist Church member. He was a Scoutmaster for 36 year for Troop 179 and was a Sullivan Masonic Lodge member. He received the Citizen Citation in appreciation of his years dedicated to work with the youth of Bicknell. He was also a U.S. Navy World War II veteran.
Surviving are: a daughter, Judy Steimel, Sullivan; a son, Larry Minor, Buckskin; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
(July 19, 1999)

RADIS HARKER
PETERSBURG - Radis W. Harker, 75, died at 9:15 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Virginia Weathers will officiate. Interment will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation is at the funeral home from 3 until 8 tonight.
He was born in Dubois County, on Sept. 25, 1923, to Harley and Laura (Ward) Harker. He married Wanda Blair on Oct. 20, 1942 and she survives.
Harker was a self-employed carpenter. He was also a Masons member at the Masonic Lodge at Anderson.
Also, surviving are: a son, Marlin Harker, Glosgow, Ky.; a daughter, Velma McNeal, Anderson; a brother, Marvin Harker, Chandler, Ind.; a sister, Alta Marie Abel, Petersburg; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Raymond, Leamond and Floyd Harker and three sisters, Ethel Hunt, Carolyn McQuary and Flora Selby.
(July 19, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals July 20, 1999

FUNERAL

DORA O’BRIAN
Mass was celebrated at St. Peter’s Church at 10 a.m. Monday for Dora Agnes O’Brian’s funeral. Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will were con-celebrants. Interment was in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers were: David Donaldson, Lynn Healy, Kenny O’Brian, John O’Brian, Mary Wade, Nancy Sorgenfrey, Mark O’Brian, Jeff O’Brian, Karen Kane, Beth O’Brian, Shelly O’Maley and Jennifer O’Brian, all grandchildren.

Obituaries and Funerals July 19, 1999
DORIS BLEDSOE
LOOGOOTEE - Doris R. Bledsoe, 77, died at 9:20 a.m. Saturday at the Martin County Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial will follow in the St. John Catholic Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. A rosary will be at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1922, Loogootee, to Cecil and Delphia (Fields) Smith. She married Clarence "Peaches” Bledsoe and he preceded her in death in 1994.
Bledsoe was retired from NSWC Crane. She was also a St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member.
Surviving are: a son, Darrell Bledsoe, Loogootee; a brother, Bert L. Smith, Loogootee and six grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Bill and Richard Bledsoe.
(July 17, 1999)

SUSAN McCLUNG
VINCENNES - Susan McClung, 83, formerly of Bicknell, died at 10:10 a.m. Sunday at the Crestview Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. David Brown will officiate with interment at Bicknell Memorial.
Friends may call Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
She was born on July 29, 1915, in Bicknell, to John and Susie (Volk) Zak. She married Charles McClung and he preceded her in death on April 12, 1971.
McClung was a homemaker.
Surviving are her children, Larry McClung, Vincennes; Sondra Adkins, Mooresville and Edward McClung, Chicago; a sister, Kay Tryon, Braidwood, Ill.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
(July 18, 1999)

GENNELL SMITH
JEFFERSONVILLE - Gennell J. Smith, 87, died at the Wedgewood Manor Healthcare, Clarksville, Saturday.
The funeral will be at St. Augustine Church Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Fr. Clifford Vogelsang will officiate with interment in the St. Anthony Cemetery, Jeffersonville.
Visitation will be until 9 tonight.
E.M. Coots’ Sons, Inc. Funeral Home, 120 West Maple St., Jeffersonville, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1911, in Loogootee, to Walter J. and Jennie Mae Gootee. She married Hugh Smith and he preceded her in death on June 10, 1992.
Smith was a homemaker and St. Augustine Church member. Also, she had lived in Jeffersonville for less than a year.
Surviving are: two sons, Melvin P. Smith, Jeffersonville and Thomas L. Smith, Burrington, Ill.; two daughters, Phyllis A. Kaelin, Madison, Ala. and Nancy S. Hellmueller, Louisville; a sister, Eileen Mangin, Washington; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, James W. Gootee and a sister, Mary M. Dant, Anderson.
(July 17, 1999)

HELEN LEWIS
WINSLOW - Helen Barr Lewis, 75, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday at the Petersburg Health Care Center. She had suffered from a lengthy illness.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg. Fr. Edward Schneider will officiate with interment in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, from 4 to 8 tonight and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until service time.
She was born on Jan. 5, 1924, in Livermore, Ky., to Garrett and Ruth (Payne) Barr. She married William R. Lewis on June 28, 1944 and he survives.
Lewis, a Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Oakland City College and Indiana State University graduate, was a teacher serving the Pike County School System working at Winslow Elementary for 27 years. She received Who’s Who in American Teachers and Indiana History Teacher of the Year. She was also a Pike County Teachers Association, Indiana State Teacher’s Association and a St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg, member. Furthermore, she was an accomplished artist and had received several awards over the years. She was a charter Winslow Delta Theta Tau Sorority member, instrumental in establishing the first kindergarten in Winslow, member of the National Society of Daughters of American Revolution, charter member of Patoka Loafers Camping Club and Kentuckiana Hemophilia Foundation member.
Surviving are: three daughters, Karen Bell, Petersburg; Alicia MacMunn, Fort Branch, Ind. and LaRae Sorrell, Geneva, Ohio; four brothers, Frederick and Gerald Barr, both of Whitesville, Ky.; Louis and Herman Barr, both of Owensboro, Ky.; five sisters, Janet Goff, Mary Lillian Hamilton and Ruth Ann Mayfield, all of Owensboro, Ky.; Mildred Barr, Maple Mount, Ky. and Angela Dillard, Franklin, Ky.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kentuckiana Hemophilia Foundation.
(July 17, 1999)

OMADELL COX
ELNORA - Omadell Cox, 81, died at 10:45 p.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Elnora United Methodist Church. The Rev. Paul Huntsman will officiate with interment in the Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home, Sandborn and from 8:30 a.m. at the church.
She was born on July 13, 1918, in Plainville, to Violet (Garner) and Claude Killion. They preceded her in death. She married Dorman H. Cox on July 18, 1936 and he preceded her in death on May 13, 1980.
Cox, a 1936 Plainville High School graduate, was a bookkeeper for 35 years at the Daviess County Farm Bureau Elnora Office. She was also an Elnora United Methodist Church member and had lived her entire life in the community.
Surviving are: a son, Bill Cox, Elnora; a sister, Dorothy J. Burkhart, Washington and three grandsons.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elnora United Methodist Church.
(July 17, 1999)

FUNERALS

ANNABARB WAGLER
The funeral services for Anna Barbara Wagler, Loogootee, were at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Berea Mennonite Church, Cannelburg. Officiating were Ed Graber and William Yoder. Interment was in the Zion Amish Mennonite Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tim Wagler, James Wagler, Scott Swartzentruber, Tony Wagler, Rob O’Brian, Brant Ackerman, Alex Schank, Tony Barnard and Barry Campbell. Lee Funeral Home of Loogootee handled the arrangements.

ELIZABETH PERSHING
The funeral for Elizabeth "Betty” Pershing was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Tim Ahlemeyer officiated with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.

GENE DAWSON
Memorial services for Gene Dawson were at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. The Rev. Robert Koenig officiated. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

ROBERT BAXTER
The funeral for Robert Baxter was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Bro. James Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Rick Baxter, Gary Baxter Jr., Jason Myers, Steve Smith, Philip A. Winninger and Philip M. Winninger.

MARY BLAIR
The funeral for Mary Blair was at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was at St. John’s Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Stotts officiated. Pallbearers were: Bradley Milton, Tom Sumner, Tom Sumner Jr., Wesley Groves, Jason Groves and Christopher Groves.

Obituaries and Funerals July 17, 1999
DORA O’BRIAN
MONTGOMERY - Dora A. O’Brian, 90, died at 11:12 a.m. Friday in the Daviess Community Hospital intensive care unit. She had been in failing health for six weeks and seriously ill for seven days.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Peter’s Church. Fr. Joseph Erbacher will officiate with interment will be at St. Peter’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. There will be a parish vigil service at 5 p.m. Sunday.
She was born in Daviess County, on Nov. 28, 1908, to Jeff and Jenny (Kidwell) Clements. They preceded her in death. She married Walter J. O’Brian on Jan. 4, 1928 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1966.
O’Brian worked for American Laundry and was a lifetime community member. She was educated in Daviess County schools and was a St. Peter’s Church member.
Surviving are: her children, Joseph V. O’Brian, Louise Donaldson and Patricia A. Norris, all of Washington; James A. O’Brian, Montgomery and Patrick D. O’Brian, Arlington, Texas; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
(July 16, 1999)

WILBUR EDWARDS
The funeral for Col. Wilbur H. Edwards, former Daviess County resident, was at the Fort Myer Chapel, Arlington, Va., Tuesday at 9 a.m. Interment was at the Arlington National Cemetery with full honors conducted.
Those attending from Washington were: Patsy Conolty, Terry Conolty, Kim Craney, Lauren Craney and Wanda and Friedman Hedrick.
In the U.S. Air Force he served in the Panama Canal Zone and the China, Burma and India theater during World War II. He also flew 72 missions in a P-51. Furthermore, he served in the Korean War and flew 15 missions in a B-29. He was a cadre member of the Air Force’s first space unit, during his service with the Tactical Air Command at the Pentagon. His last assignment was with HQ, Air Force Systems Command, Andrews AFB, Maryland.
Edwards retired as a Colonel on July 31, 1970, and moved to Florida with his wife, Andree Raymonde (Jerome) Edwards, for the remainder of their lives.

CAROLYN GALLAGHER
A mass was celebrated at St. Peter’s Church at 10 a.m. Friday for the funeral of Carolyn Sue Gallagher. Frs. Joseph Erbacher, Lowell Will and Kenneth Walker were con-celebrants. They were assisted by Deacon James Cavera.
Interment was in the St. Peter’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jeff Burch, Steve Riester, Steve Bullock, Mike Bullock, Tony Duncheon, Richard Lemmon and Dr. Tony Stephens.

ROBERT BECK
The funeral for Robert J. Beck was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Ken Burcham officiated.
Pallbearers were: Wayne Harvey, Mark Gray, Neil Polston, Steve Sturgeon, Dave Beck and Danny Sturgeon.

CAROL FRANKLIN
The funeral for Carol J. Franklin was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Weisbach Community Church in Shoals. The Rev. Keith Gibson officiated. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ken White, Kurt Allbright, Keneth McVay, Vaughn Montgomery, Paul Keys and Lloud Gordon. The Queen-Lee Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries and Funerals July 16, 1999

ELIZABETH PERSHING
ODON - Elizabeth "Betty" Pershing, 71, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Tuesday at 11:37 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Tim Ahlemeyer will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday.
She was born on July 18, 1927, in Daviess County, to Soloman Edward and Martha Jane (Freeman) Pershing.
Pershing was a lifelong community resident and an Odon United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are two sisters, Martha L. Heuss, Sun City West, Ariz. and Mable Keefe, Surprise, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Gilbert R.; Walter L. and Ralph F. Pershing.
(July 13, 1999)

ANNA WAGLER
LOOGOOTEE - Anna Barbara Wagler, 84, died at her residence Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Berea Mennonite Church. Officiating will be Ed Graber and William Yoder. Interment will be in the Zion Amish Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. at the Berea Mennonite Church.
She was born to Noah and Susan (Stoll) Wittmer, on Aug. 11, 1914, in Daviess County. She married Wilmer Wagler on Jan. 4, 1940, in Daviess County. He preceded her in death on May 3, 1972.
Wagler was a Berea Mennonite Church member.
Surviving are: three sons, Mervin, Loren and Verlin, all of Loogootee; three daughters, Shirley Miller and Iva O'Brian, both of Washington and Katherine Swartzentruber, Loogootee; three brothers, Roy Wittmer, Odon and Raymond and Paul Wittmer, both of Montgomery; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Steve Wagler, in 1968; two brothers and two sisters.
(July 15, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals July 15, 1999

OBITS

ROBERT BAXTER

Robert R. Baxter, 56, 210 E. Pearl St., died unexpectedly Wednesday morning in Montgomery.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Bro. James Payton will officiate.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the Washington American Legion and VFW.

He was born on June 15, 1943, in Daviess County, to Ernest and Louise (Fisher) Baxter. He married Sharon Douglas on March 21, 1969, and she survives.

Baxter, a 1962 Washington High School graduate, was a foreman and trackman working for CSX Railroad for 22 years. He was a Central Christian Church, Moose Lodge and lifelong community member. Also, he was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Vietnam from 1966-67.

Also surviving are: a son, Robert R. Baxter Jr., Fort Wayne; a daughter, Lisa Myers, Washington; three grandchildren; a brother, Gary Baxter, Washington and four sisters, Caroline Woodall, Shirley Winninger and Ginny Riester, all of Washington and Mary Mumma, South Bend.

(July 14, 1999)

ALLAN SCOTT

OAKTOWN - Allan Scott, 69, died at 1:37 p.m. Wednesday in Welborn Hospital, Evansville.

The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Oaktown Christian Church with Dr. Chas Brooks and Marion McElveen officiating. Burial will be in Oaktown Cemetery.

Friends may call in the church from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Masonic Memorial services will be conducted at 9 p.m. Friday at the church.

Gordon E. Utt Oaktown Chapel in Oaktown is in charge of arrangements.

He was born on March 9, 1930, Wheatland, to Royal and Lois Hedrick Scott. They preceded him in death. He was married to Peggy Williams on Oct. 15, 1950 and she survives.

Scott, a Oaktown High School graduate, attended Rose Hulman in Terre Haute. He was a partner in Williams and Scott Farms near Oaktown. Furthermore, he was an Oaktown Christian Church member, where he served as church treasurer, elder former board chairman and teacher. He was also a member and past master of Oaktown Lodge F&AM No. 474 and served as secretary for the past 39 years. He was a Scottish Rite of Evansville member and worthy patron of Mt. Olive Chapter of the Eastern Star Lodge.

Also surviving are: two sons, Dr. Craig Scott, Bruceville and Curtis Scott, Oaktown; four grandchildren and a sister, Myra Pennebaker, Owensboro, Ky.

(July 14, 1999)

ELISE FOX

VINCENNES - Elsie Emma Fox, 81, died at her residence Tuesday.

She will lie in state from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church, with service beginning at 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Royal Oak Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 tonight at the Gardner and Son Funeral Home in Vincennes.

She was born on Dec. 6, 1917, in Knox County, to Fred and Louise (Broecker) Bloebaum. She married Harold S. Fox on Sept. 4, 1937.

Fox was a St. John's Lutheran Church member in Vincennes.

Other survivors include: two daughters, Sue Ellen Fox, Washington and Deanna J. Scherb, Vincennes; a son, Harold L. Fox, Loogootee; two sisters, Jean McNeece, Wheatland; Esther Curry, Vincennes; a brother, Alfred Bloebaum, Vincennes; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren

(July 13, 1999)

BETTY COLVIN

BOONVILLE - Betty L. Colvin died Sunday at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.

Graveside services were Wednesday at the Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Ill.

She was born in Ottawa, Ill., on March 4, 1947, to Raymond and Claribel Locke Sarles. She married Tom Colvin on Jan. 11, 1965 and he survives.

Colvin owned and operated Rustique Stained Glass at Boonville.

Also surviving are: two daughters, Dana Carpenter, Evansville and Lisa Allen, Wayne City, Ill.; a son, Jerry Colvin, Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, Lowell Sarles, Fairfield, Ill. and Don Sarles, Ottawa, Ill. and four grandchildren.

(July 11, 1999)

MARY BLAIR

Mary Blair, 59, Southview Trailer Court, died unexpectedly at 5:14 a.m. Wednesday at the Daviess Community Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Stotts will officiate.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.

She was born on Feb. 3, 1940, to Fred and Alma Jane (Nagle) Benge, in Princeton, Ill. She married Francis J. Blair on July 10, 1982 and he survives.

Blair had worked for Boring Laundry, Balan's Cleaners and was employed at Nasco. She was a lifelong community resident.

Also surviving are: two daughters, Vicky Jane Groves, Washington and Christina Marie Byran, Powder Springs, Ga.; a son, Fred Milton, Washington; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild and two sisters, Patty Sumner, Washington and Barbara Fritts, Putnam, Ill.

(July 14, 1999)

ROBERT BECK

PETERSBURG - Robert J. Beck, 68, died of heart problems at 8:19 p.m. Tuesday at the Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Ky.

The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Ken Burcham will officiate. Veteran's graveside services will be conducted by the Petersburg VFW.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services. Masonic services will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

He was born on May 25, 1931, in Pike County, to Elzie and Jessie L. (Rumble) Beck. His father preceded him in death, while his mother survives in Petersburg. He married Patricia Logan and she survives.

Beck was a moble equipment mechanic at NWSC Crane. He attended First United Methodist Church. Also, he was a Navy veteran, Pike Masonic Lodge #121 and VFW Petersburg member.

Also surviving are: a son, Timothy J. Beck, Arthur; a daughter, Tamara Beck, Terre Haute; two brothers, Doyle Beck, Evansville and Paul Beck, Tucumacari, N.M.; a sister, Barbara Sturgeon, Waterlow, Iowa and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Petersburg.

(July 13, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals July 14, 1999

NOTICES

ELIZABETH PERSHING
ODON - Elizabeth "Betty” Pershing, 71, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Tuesday at 11:37 p.m.
Arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel.
(July 13, 1999)

MARY BLAIR
Mary J. Blair, 59, Washington, died at the Daviess Community Hospital this morning at 5:14.
Arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington Chapel.
(July 14, 1999)

OBITS

CAROLYN GALLAGHER
MONTGOMERY - Carolyn Sue Gallagher, 60, died at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. She had been in failing health since 1995 and was seriously ill for three months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Peter’s Church with interment in the St. Peter’s Cemetery. Frs. Joseph Erbacher, Lowell Will and Kenneth Walker will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. There will be a parish vigil service at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
She was born on March 19, 1939, in Daviess County, to Seth and Martha (Petty) Riester. They preceded her in death. She married Thomas Gallagher, on Aug. 23, 1958 and he survives.
Gallagher, a 1957 Montgomery High School graduate and lifetime community resident, was a homemaker and professional seamstress. She was a volunteer worker and fund raiser for many of the local Charities. She was a St. Peter’s Church member, Daviess County Chapter of the American Cancer Society president for three years and was a St. Peter’s Altar Society member. Also, she was the honorary chairperson for the 1999 Daviess County Relay for Life. Furthermore, she established the April Crusade for the American Cancer Society for Barr and Reeve Townships.
Surviving are: her children, Dr. John Gallagher, Newburgh; Rick Gallagher, Seymour; Diane Shake and Randy Gallagher, both of Montgomery and Dr. Karen Gallagher-Horsting, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; a sister, Judy Burch, Loogootee and a brother, Ron Riester, Bedford.
(July 13, 1999)

CAROL FRANKLIN
SHOALS - Carol Jean Franklin, 59, died at 6:29 a.m. Tuesday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center. She was in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Weisbach Community Church in Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals and from noon until service time at Weisbach Community Church on Friday.
She was born on May 26, 1940, in Cincinnati, to Howard Joseph and Helen Anita (Wagener) Headley. They preceded her in death. She married David Franklin on July 18, 1969, in Little York, Ohio. He survives.
Franklin was a homemaker and Weisbach Community Church, Shoals, member.
Also surviving are: three sons, Dale Franklin, Shoals, at home; Daniel Franklin; Whitfield, Ind. and David Franklin Jr., Marion, Ohio; three grandchildren and a brother, the Rev. Lowell Headley, Columbus, Ohio.
(July 13, 1999)

GLENDON FRYE
BICKNELL - Glendon Jasper Frye, formerly of California, 85, died at 4:50 a.m. Saturday at the Wilburn Hospital, Evansville.
The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. David Brown will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday.
He was born in Indianapolis, on Jan. 11, 1914, to Henry V. and Myrtle (Fowler) Frye.
Frye came from California 11 years ago. He was retired from the Rapid Transit in Concord, Calif. Also, he was a Christian Church member.
Surviving are a son, Glendon Charles Frye, Oakland, Calif. and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
(July 10, 1999)

FUNERALS

MARJORIE BEDEKER
The funeral for Marjorie L. Bedeker was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Plainville United Methodist Church. The Revs. Dan Wakefield and Frank Oakman officiated with interment in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Wayne Vaughn, Jeff Starling, Aaron Kelsey, Terry Bough, Jack Bough and Nathan King. Honorary pallbearers were Doug Byrer and Kevin Byrer.

ELMER FLICK
The funeral for Elmer Flick was conducted Tuesday at the Loogootee Christian Church. Rogers Durham officiated. The Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee, was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Mike Breeden, Mike Schmitt, Willie Walton, Gavin Rudder, Ryan Biggs and Frank Trester. Honorary pallbearers were Tyler Flick and Trevor Flick.

ALAN BROWN
The funeral for Alan T. Brown was at St. Joseph Catholic Church Tuesday. Fr. Tom Kessler and the Rev. Dennis Payton officiated with the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee, in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Jeremy Clark, Nathan Bradley, Glen Akles, Danny Reinhart, Alan Williams, Adam Williams, Jason Skomp and Jeff Skomp. The honorary pallbearer was Brandon Felton.

HAZEL HEIRONIMUS
The funeral for Hazel M. Heironimus was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Bert Duckwall officiated. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jerry Tredway, Ken Whaley, Carlaton Ragdale, William Shaw, Gary Salmon and Richard Ervin.


Obituaries and Funerals July 13, 1999

NOTICE

CAROLYN GALLAGHER
MONTGOMERY - Carolyn S. Gallagher, 60, died at 4:15 this morning at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(July 13, 1999)

OBIT

KERMIT GREGORY
GREENCASTLE, Ind. - Kermit E. Gregory, 78, formerly of Indianapolis, died on July 3.
A memorial service was conducted at 7 p.m. July 9 in Somerset Christian Church, of which he was a member.
He was born to Clarence and Allie Gregory, who were local residents. They preceded him in death. His wife, Theda Williams Gregory, also preceded him in death.
Gregory had owned Gregory Insurance & Real Estate Agency in Rising Sun for 30 years. He had also served as one of two Democrat members of the four member Indiana State Highway Commission for 10 years until 1983 and was named commissioner emeritus of the Indiana Department of Transportation. Previously, he had worked 10 years for Indiana Farmers Insurance Company until 1959.
He was also a member of several Masonic organizations. An Army Air Forces veteran of World War II, he was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross and Bronze Star. He had been named a Sagamore of the Wabash and an honorary lieutenant colonel of the Indiana State Police.
Surviving are: his wife, Colleen Hacker Gregory; children, Saunie McLaughlin, Patricia Gregory-Doyle and Steven D. Gregory; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two great-stepgrandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
(July 3, 1999)

FUNERAL

HERMAN HATFIELD
Funeral services for Herman Lee Hatfield were at 1 p.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Butler Cemetery. Bro. Edward Speer officiated. Pallbearers were: Eric Holt, Scott Crouch, Chris Hatfield, Gary Sergent, Mark Nikier and Steve Sanders.


Obituaries and Funerals July 12, 1999

NOTICE

ALAN BROWN
LOOGOOTEE - Alan T. Brown, 21, died at 10:10 p.m. Thursday.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bramble. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A prayer service will be conducted at 6:30 tonight at the funeral home.
(July 8, 1999)

OBITS

HERMAN ALTMEYER
HUNTINGBURG - Herman Altmeyer, 73, died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at his son’s residence under Hospice care from complications due to Emphysema.
The funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Anthony (Ind.) Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Holland American Legion will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home, Huntingburg, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. A Parish Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born in Huntingburg, to George and Nettie Alice (Wilkey) Altmeyer. He was united in marriage to Rose Mary Voegerl on Aug. 27, 1949, in St. Anthony Rectory. She survives.
Altmeyer had worked in plumbing and maintenance at Kaiser Plumbing and Heating and at Holland Dairy. He was a member of the Holland American Legion, the Huntingburg VFW and St. Anthony Catholic Church. He was also an Army veteran of World War II.
Also surviving are: a son, Larry Altmeyer, Huntingburg; a daughter, Ruth Smith, Darby, Mont.; five brothers, Donald and Harvey Altmeyer, both of Washington; Robert Altmeyer, Stendal; George Altmeyer, Jr., Huntingburg and Dave Altmeyer, Dallas; five sisters, Henrietta King, Washington; Agnes Louise Schnetskie, Jasper; Rosaline Daugherty, Huntingburg; Loraine Altmeyer, Velpen and Louanna Altmeyer, North Carolina; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Georgia Gregory.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph’s Home Health and Hospice.
(July 10, 1999)

ELMER FLICK
LOOGOOTEE - Elmer Flick, 81, died at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday at the Martin County Health Care Center, Loogootee.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Loogootee Christian Church with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.
Visitation is from 3 to 8 today at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee
He was born on April 21, 1918, in Orange County, to Monroe and Maudie (McFarland) Flick. He married Juanita Troutman on July 27, 1946 and she survives.
Flick was a retired superintendent from NSWC Crane. He was also a member and past deacon of the Loogootee Christian Church and the Loogootee Lyons Booster Club. He was an avid Loogootee High School basketball fan and Dairy Queen Coffee Club member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Judy Walton, Loogootee and Reta Sue Flick, Bloomington; two sons, Wayne Flick, Jasper and Jerald E. Flick, Floyds Knobs, Ind.; four brothers, Elvin F., Calvin, Delbert and Norman Flick, all of Indianapolis; two sisters, Opal Flick, Indianapolis and Lois Abel, Sheridan, Wyo.; five grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
(July 11, 1999)

HERMAN HATFIELD
LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Herman Lee Hatfield, 46, formerly of Shoals, died at 6:10 p.m. Thursday at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette.
The funeral was at 1 today at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Butler Cemetery.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1953, in Martin County, to Herman E. and Ruby (Murray) Hatfield. His mother survives while his father preceded him in death. He married Marilyn R. Gosser, on March 3, 1993, in Shoals. She survives.
Hatfield was owner of Hatfield Roofing in Delphi and he attended Loogootee Schools. He was an American Legion Post in Monticello, Ind. member and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in peacetime.
Also surviving are: a brother, Dale Hatfield, French Lick; five sisters, Bonnie Hert, Loogootee; Wanda Gilbert and Freida Hatfield, both of Washington; Rachel Holt, Shoals and Doris Sergent, Bedford; two stepchildren, Gaytha Gosser, Brookstone, Ind. and Joseph A. Gosser, Lafayette and two stepgrandchildren.
(July 8, 1999)

HAZEL HEIRONIMUS
SHOALS - Hazel M. Heironimus, 89, died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday at Loogootee Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on June 10, 1910, in Borden, Ind., to Lou and Nellie (Sparks) Whitson. They preceded her in death. She married Walter Heironimus in 1979 and he survives.
Heironimus worked at the Loogootee Textile Factory and NU-Tap in Shoals. She was also a Shoals United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: her stepdaughter, Jane Kay Taylor, Louisville, Ky.; two stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
(July 11, 1999)

MARJORIE BEDEKER
Marjorie Lucille Bedeker, 76, Rt. #3, Box 428, died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday in the extended care unit at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Plainville United Methodist Church. The Revs. Dan Wakefield and Frank Oakman will officiate with interment in the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at Gill Chapel and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until service time at the church.
Eagles Auxiliary services will be at 6 tonight with the VFW Auxiliary service at 6:15.
She was born on March 2, 1923, in Daviess County, to Sam and Lucy E. (Underhill) Reynolds. She married David Bough in 1942 and she later married William J. Bedeker on June 26, 1971. He survives.
Bedeker was a Plainville United Methodist Church member and had attended Plainville schools. She was also a VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary and Women of the Moose member.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Lisa Morning, Washington; Cheryl King, Mitchell and Linda Starling, Ottawa, Ill.; a son, Gary Bough, Shoals; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Sue Byrer, Odon; Mary Vaughn, Plainville; Jeanne Mallette, Niceville, Fla. and Ruth Shake, Fayetteville, Tenn.
She was also preceded in death by twin daughters, Sharon and Karen; three sisters, Ruby Chestnut, Wanda Schnell and Edith Thomas and two brothers, Loren Gene and Sammy Reynolds.
(July 10, 1999)

FUNERAL

JOANNA WHITE
Funeral services for Joanna Vee White were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with pastor James Payton as the minister. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Mathewson, John Mathewson, Chris Mathewson, Bob Mathewson, Clay Beckett, Jerry Sullivan and Mike Hill.


Obituaries and Funerals July 9, 1999

NOTICE

PAUL RISLEY
OAKTOWN - Paul Miles Risley, 76, died at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor, Washington.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Mariah Creek Christian Church, Rt. #2 Oaktown. The Rev. R.R. Willsey will officiate with interment in the Mariah Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Gordon E. Utt Oaktown Chapel.
(July 7, 1999)

FUNERALS

PAUL WHEATLEY
The funeral for Paul L. Wheatley was at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Doug Lucy officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Pallbearers were: Sean Booth, Jim Wheatley, Leslie Osborn, Scott Poole, J.D. Wheatley and Jeff Brenton.

GENEVA JOHNSON
The funeral for Geneva H. Johnson was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. John Berry officiated. Interment was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pike County.

Obituaries and Funerals July 8, 1999

NOTICE

JOANNA WHITE
Joanna Vee White, 52, 302 N.E. 21st St., died at her residence Monday at 2:40 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months.
The Eagles Auxiliary will conduct memorial services at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary.

OBITS

EMMA PHILLIPPE
WHITING, Ind. - Emma G. Phillippe, 92, formerly of Bicknell, died in Whiting at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
The funeral will be at noon Friday at the Wamper-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Jerry LeBrun will officiate with interment in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Chapel.
She was born in Lawrenceville, Ill., on Dec. 26, 1906, to William and Martha Ann Sturgeon. She married Frank Phillippe in Vincennes, on April 11, 1923. He preceded her in death on April 1, 1989.
Several nieces and nephews survive.
(July 7, 1999)

PAUL RISLEY
OAKTOWN - Paul Miles Risley, 76, died at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor, Washington.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Gordon E. Utt Oaktown Chapel.
He was born on Oct. 11, 1912, in Widner Township, Knox County, to George Washington and Ollie (Carr) Risley. They preceded him in death. He married Helen Berry on Feb. 2, 1935 and she preceded him in death on June 23.
Risley was a retired farmer. He was a Mariah Creek Christian Church member along with being a former Sunday School teacher, deacon and elder.
Surviving are: three daughters, Karen Sheffler, Carlisle; Barbara Schnarr, Washington and Marlyn Spangle, St. Augustine, Fla.; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Foundation.
(July 7, 1999)

GLADYS GARNER
OAKTOWN - Gladys Garner, 87, died at 2:42 p.m. Wednesday at the Oak Village Nursing Home, Oaktown.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Christian Church, Oaktown. The Revs. Robert Thornton and Bryce Anderson and Dr. Chas Brooks will officiate. Interment will be in the Oaktown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1911, in Knox County, to James C. and Margaret Ellen (McNamra) Dotson. They preceded her in death. She married Milford D. Garner on March 10, 1934 and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1981.
Garner was a homemaker and First Christian Church, Oaktown, member.
Surviving are: four daughters, Mary Marie Hobbs, La Vaughn Hanger, Ellen Jane Bond and Julia Ann Hanger, all of Oaktown; a sister, Marie Thompson, Bruceville; 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister and five brothers.
Memorials may be made to the Oaktown-Busseron Township Fire Department or Oak Village.
(July 7, 1999)

MELVIN DOANE
BICKNELL - Melvin "Pete" Doane, 85, died at 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Crestview Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Jerry LeBrun will officiate with interment in the Asbury Chapel, Ragsdale.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born in Knox County, on Aug. 29, 1913, to John and Mahalia (Chestnut) Doane.
He married Nelda June Sharp on April 24, 1937 and she preceded him in death on May 21, 1982. He then married Blanche Barry on Feb. 21, 1994.
Doane was a retired electrician having worked at Kixmiller Electric Machine Shop and Woodfield Electric in Madisonville, Ky. He had lived all his life in Knox County and Bicknell.
His son, Paul Doane, Ft. Branch; stepdaughter, Marliee Blair, Mattoom, Ill.; two grandchildren; a stepgrandchild and two great-grandchildren, survive.
(July 7, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals July 7, 1999

OBIT

JOANNA WHITE
Joanna Vee White, 52, 302 N.E. 21st St., died at her residence Monday at 2:40 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery with pastor James Payton officiating.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and before the funeral hour on Saturday.
She was born on Sept. 21, 1946, in Daviess County, to John and Helen (Leffler) Bonham. They preceded her in death.
White worked at Mill-Wright, Owensboro, Ky., in construction. She lived most of her life in the local community having attended Washington elementary schools, Washington High School and Central Christian Church. She was also an Eagles Auxiliary and Mill-Wright Local Union 1080 member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Tammy Crow, Evansville and Melissa Calhoun, Coral Springs, Fla.; three granddaughters and a sister, Mary Cockerham, Washington.
(July 5, 1999)

FUNERALS

DOROTHY EVANS
The funeral for Dorothy B. Evans was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pastor James Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Joe Baker, Philip Baker, Greg Baker, Mike Baker, Don Baker and Tim Fluckery.

THELMA WRIGHT
The funeral for Thelma Mae Wright was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Ann Embry, Barbara Nevell and Rick Jackson officiated with interment in Hawkins Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Charles Outlaw, Terry Wright, John Morton, Benjamin Brown Jr., Richard Wright and James Rouse. Honorary pallbearers were: Gregory Outlaw, Michael Outlaw, Kelly Outlaw, Joseph Brown, Sean Morton, Dion Morton, Ray Brown and George Wright.

DOROTHY STOUT
The funeral for Dorothy Mae Stout was at 1 this afternoon at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated with interment in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Pallbearers were: Joe Stout, Danny Steffy, Bob Stout, Louie Vennard, Dave Stout and Henry Peacock.

SAMUEL GLOVER
The funeral for Samuel L. Glover was at the Veale Creek Baptist Church Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Interment was in the New Veale Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Murphy and Fred Singer officiated. Pallbearers were: Ronald Huebner, Kenneth Staley, Don Robinson, Darrell Arnett, Kevin Huebner, Kevin King, Mike Boyd and Greg Boyd.


Obituaries and Funerals July 6, 1999

NOTICE

JOANNA WHITE
Joanna Vee White, 52, 302 N.E. 21st St., died at her residence Monday at 2:40 p.m. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(July 4, 1999)

OBITS

MATTHEW WISCAVER
JASPER - Matthew R. Wiscaver, 14, died at 11 a.m. Saturday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle-train accident in Velpen.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper with the Rev. Dan Caldwell officiating with burial to follow in the Otwell Cemetery. Friends may call from until 9 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born in Jasper, on April 21, 1985, to Donald and Karen (Kruger) Wiscaver. They survive.
Wiscaver had graduated from Jasper Middle School this year.
Also surviving are: a sister, Nicole; a halfsister, Raelynn Law, St. Meinrad; a halfbrother, Bradley Wiscaver, St. Meinrad; grandparents, Levi G. Wiscaver, Petersburg; Robert and Claudette Kruger, Jasper; great-grandparents, Irene Kruger, Jasper and A.M. Collett, Huntingburg.
His grandmother, Norma L. Wiscaver, preceded him in death.
(July 3, 1999)

DOROTHY STOUT
BRUCEVILLE - Dorothy Mae Stout, 87, died at her residence Saturday at 4:40 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate with interment in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery Ragsdale. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on May 13, 1912, in Knox County, to Adam and Rosealee (Baker) Phillippe. She married Lloyd Earl Stout and he preceded her in death on May 25, 1997.
Stout was a retired cook. She was also a Bruceville United Methodist Church, Women's Society of the United Methodist Church and VFW Auxiliary member.
Surviving are a daughter, Glenda Houch, Bruceville and two brothers, Gaylord and Gerald Phillippe, both of Anderson.
She was also preceded in death by a son, a daughter and a brother.
(July 3, 1999)

LUCILLE DAUGHTERY
MONROE CITY - Lucille N. Daugherty, 83, died at her residence Sunday at 1 a.m.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery with Bro. Larry Provin officiating.
She was born on Oct. 7, 1915, in Knox County, to Benjamin and Mary Jane (Shupe) Scott. She married Jessie Daugherty and he preceded her in death.
Daugherty was an Emge Co. employee for 33 years.
Surviving are her children, Lee and Ellen Small, Monroe City and Billy Ray Small, Newburgh; two grandchildren; a brother, William Polk Scott, Bicknell; a stepsister, Dorothy Johnson, Shoals and a stepbrother, Bill Gary, Greensburg.
She was also preceded in death by six brothers and a sister.
(July 4, 1999)

MARY BRIGHT
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Mary Eva Bright, 93, died at her residence Friday at 8 pm.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Free Methodist Church with the Rev. Nelson Blount officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1905, in Kawana, Ind., to John Henry and Lucinda (Dawson) Burrous. She married the Rev. James Leo Bright and he preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1983.
Bright was a Clearwater-Largo Free Methodist Church member.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Leo Bright.
(July 2, 1999)

NICOLE WHITE
OAKLAND CITY - D. Nicole White, 20, died at 3:26 p.m. Saturday at 1948 E. CR800S in Oakland City following a four-wheeler accident.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow, with the Rev. Terry Beadles officiating. Interment will be at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Pike County.
Calling will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home and from 9 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born to Joe and Angie (Quiggins) White, on Nov. 29, 1978, in Washington. Her father survives in Winslow, while her mother survives in Oakland City.
White, a 1998 Pike Central High School graduate, worked at Main Street Market in Winslow.
Also surviving are: a sister, Crystal White, Francisco; four brothers, Jermia, Joshua, Cody and Lucas White, all of Winslow; maternal grandparents, Deanna and Ed Hunning, Gulfport, Miss.; maternal great-grandmother, Winona Dearing, Petersburg and paternal grandmother, Dorothy Foreston, Winslow.
(July 3, 1999)

MARY ANN STOLL
MONTGOMERY-Mary Ann Stoll, 87, died Saturday at 12:40 p.m. at her residence.
The funeral was Monday at 9 a.m. at the Elmer "Hoover" Knepp residence. She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church. The home ministers officiated. Burial was in the Stoll Cemetery. Friends called at the residence Saturday and Sunday. Gill Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Wilbur Knepp, Titus Raber, Ervin Knepp Jr., and Ezra Wagler.
She was born Sept. 15, 1911, in Daviess County, to Amos and Mary (Wagler) Stoll.
One sister, Lena Stoll, Montgomery, survives, along with several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Wittmer and Lizzie Stoll. (July 3, 1999)

PAUL WHEATLEY
PETERSBURG - Paul L. Wheatley, 84, died at 11:23 p.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Doug Lucy will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Veteran's graveside services will be accorded by the Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Aug. 17, 1914, in Pike County, to William and Sally (Selby) Wheatley. He married Hazel Henson on Aug. 14, 1943 and she survives.
Wheatley was retired from McCords in Washington. He was also a World War II veteran.
Also surviving are: three sons, Ronald Wheatley, Petersburg; Jeff Wheatley, Winslow and Mike Wheatley, Madisonville, Ky.; three daughters, Sharon Booth, Petersburg; Karen McCandless, Winslow and Jean Osborn, Monroe City; two brothers, Leroy Wheatley, Petersburg and William Wheatley Jr., Mt. Carmel, Ill.; two sisters, Lucy Keith and Lorrayne Whitehead, both of Petersburg; 12 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Lydia and 2 grandchildren.
(July 5, 1999)

GENEVA JOHNSON
PETERSBURG - Geneva H. Johnson, 91, died at 11:23 p.m. Sunday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, at 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment will be at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pike County.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on June 24, 1908, in Pike County.
Surviving are: a daughter, Betty Kennard, Indianapolis; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Johnson was a nurses aid in nursing homes in Petersburg and Washington for 30 years and was in home nursing for 10 years, retiring at 76. She was a First United Methodist Church, Petersburg, member for 11 years and Women of the Moose in Petersburg.
(July 4, 1999)

WARREN DAWSON
Warren Gene Dawson, 61, Washington, died at his residence Saturday at 10:45 a.m. He had been in failing health for six months, but seriously ill for a week.
Memorial services are pending at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
He was born on Sept. 14, 1937, in Daviess County, to George and Helen (Scott) Dawson. He married Donna Huff on June 20, 1960 and she survives.
Dawson was owner/operator of Auto Specialist for 29 years and a lifelong community member. He was also in the Air Force.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Sue Dawson and Sheri Brower, both of Washington; six grandchildren; a brother, Bill Dawson, Washington; a halfbrother, Norman Briles, Plainville and a sister, Ramona Smiley, Plainfield.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Hinkle and a brother, James Dawson.
(July 3, 1999)

FUNERALS

RUSSELL HAMM
The funeral for Russell Hamm was at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was at the Sugarland Memorial Gardens with Fr. David Martin, the minister. Full military honors were accorded by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers were: John E. Chestnut, George Talley, Robert Eskridge, Harold Morrison, James R. Healy and Robert Paul. Honorary pallbearers were: Tim Wick, Harold "Hack" Wilson, Cliff Massie, Leonard Bies, Russ Moore and John Palmer.

ARILLA BOWMAN
The funeral for Arilla Bowman was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiated with interment in City Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Ill. Pallbearers were: Dane Bowman, Jeff Bowman, Guy Carter, Danny Neal, Hite Baldwin and Nathan Schlichte.

BETTY SWAIN
The funeral for Betty Jean Swain was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Brad Swain officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Norman Dillon, David Greenberg, Norman Lee Dillon, Marvin Fair, Sam Greenberg and Jerald Fair.

RICHARD BUNDY
BICKNELL - Richard William Bundy, 82, formerly of Terre Haute, died at his residence Friday at 10:30 a.m.
The funeral was at 11 this morning at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel. The Rev. Maurice Roll officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Military graveside rites were accorded.


Obituaries and Funerals July 3, 1999
RICHARD BUNDY
BICKNELL-Richard William Bundy, 82, 910 N. Main St., Bicknell, died Friday at 10:30 a.m. at his residence.
The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, with the Rev. Maurice Roll officiating. Burial will be in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery, with military graveside rites. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. He was born in Terre Haute on June 10, 1917, to Edward Albert and Stella (Gardner) Bundy. He married Gertrude Hensell in Indianapolis on Oct. 10, 1947, and she survives. He was a star player for Gerstmeier High School and while in the Army. He was formerly of Terre Haute, moving to Bicknell in 1968. He was a retired brakeman for Penn Central and Conrail railroads. He was affiliated with the Pilgrim Holiness church. He was life member of the V.F.W. Post 3190, and also a member of the French Club and Bruceville Rod and Gun Club.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.
Surviving also are a brother, Robert Bundy, and a sister, Helen Beal, both of Terre Haute. Kim Hendricks was reared in the Bundy's home. Also surviving are three grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, and one step granddaughter.
Two brothers and one sister preceded him in death, as well as one step daughter, and one great grandchild.
(July 2, 1999)

BETTY SWAIN
PETERSBURG - Betty Jean Swain, 74, died of a stroke at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at her residence.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, today at 1 p.m. Brad Swain will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until services today at the funeral home.
She was born on July 25, 1924, in Pike County, to Walter and Hazel (McNew) Whitney. She married Lloyd E. "Bud" Swain and he preceded her in death on Jan. 21.
Swain was a General Baptist Church member in Petersburg, where she also served as a Sunday School teacher.
Surviving are: three daughters, Oneida Fair and Phyllis Dillon, both of Petersburg and Shelby Greenberg, Indianapolis; three brothers, Robert Lee Brown, Petersburg; Ishmael Whitney, Mooresville and Junior Whitney, Winslow; three sisters, Betty June Swain, Petersburg; Janet Bailey, Spurgeon and Gerri Shoaf, Beachgrove, Ind.; five grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Oleta Fay Swain and a brother, Bill Whitney. (July 1, 1999)

LUTHER MUNCH
HAYSVILLE - Luther S. Munch, 81, died at 12:40 a.m. Friday at the Heritage House of Jasper Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper with burial to follow in Community Cemetery, Haysville, with the Rev. Wilmer Hallman officiating.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. today until the 2 p.m. service at the chapel.
He was born in Harbison Township, Ind., on May 25, 1918, to John and Katherine (Bauer) Munch.
Munch was a World War II Army veteran and worked at Crane Naval Depot. He also worked for the Jasper Desk Company in Jasper He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Haysville, American Legion Post #120 of Loogootee and the VFW of Crane.
Surviving are: a sister, Katherine Dorsam, Haysville and a brother, Karl Munch, Biloxi, Miss.
He was preceded in death by a sister, B. Louise Munch and two brothers, John and Edgar Joe Munch. (July 2, 1999)

CHARLES MOWERY
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Charles "Chuck" Ernest Mowery, 56, Clarksville, Tenn., died June 25 in Flagstaff (Ariz.) Medical Center, after he was stricken ill while on vacation.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. July 24 at the First Church of God, 1408 E. St. Clair, Vincennes. A pot-luck luncheon will follow the service.
A private burial will take place in the Stafford (Ind.) Cemetery, after cremation.
He was born in Linton to Charles "Chuck" and Marie (Brenson) Mowery. They preceded him in death.
Mowery was employed by Green Construction and Green Coal Company for many years. He later lived in Freelandville before moving to Owensboro. He spent much time in Arizona fishing and sightseeing.
Surviving are his wife, Judy (Foley) Mowery; stepson Jesse Foley; Jack and Shawn Mowery, both of Evansville; a daughter, Angie Roering, Sterling, Mass.; two grandsons; three sisters, Ruby Fulford, Phoenix, Ariz.; Ruth Parish, Freelandville, Ind. and Cathy Nowak, Chula Vista, Calif.
His brothers, Lenord and Rex Mowery, preceded him in death.
(June 25, 1999)

GOLDIE WEBSTER
The funeral for Goldie Webster was at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Arland Pope officiated. Interment was at Burns City Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Darren Webster, Kevin Webster, Clint Webster, Rob Webster, Keith Walls, Gary Walls and Kevin Witt.

STELLA KINNAMAN
LINTON-Stella M. Kinnaman, 79, died at her residence in Linton at midnight Wednesday morning.
Funeral services will be today at 1 p.m. at the Welch and Cornett Linton Chapel, with the Rev. Melvin Paulus officiating. Burial will follow in the Prairie Chapel Cemetery, north of Newberry. Friends called Friday evening, and may call again today after 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
She was born in Daviess County on Aug. 11, 1919, to Alva M. and Maude (Saul) Bell. She was married to Alva Kinnaman, and he preceded her in death on March 6, 1993.
She was a member of the Bailes Church of Christ in Odon and was a homemaker.
Surviving are three daughters: Brenda Baker, Scotland; Sally Targett, Sandborn, and Wynoma Tomey, Bloomfield. Also surviving are two brothers and a sister, Alva "Jake" Bell, Odon; Tom Bell and Edith Davis, both of Loogootee.
Six grandchildren, five great grandchildren survive.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, one grandchild, three brothers and one sister.
(June 30, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals July 1, 1999
RUSSELL HAMM
Russell Hamm, 85, died early this morning at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
He was born in Martin County on June 11, 1914, to Grover and Mary (Brown) Hamm. He married Ruth Agatha Dunbar on April 21, 1940 and she survives.
A member of the St. Simon's Church, Hamm was a World War II veteran and retired from B&O Railroad in 1975. He was active for many years in Barbershop Quartet singing and Ham Radio Communications. Also, he was well-known in the local area for his clock-making and woodworking skills.
Also, surviving are: four daughters, Janice Hamm and Judi Johns, both of Evansville; Jackie Daily, Washington and Joyce Wick, Bloomington; two sons, Russell Jr., Portland, Ore. and Roger, Seattle, Wash.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Lee Hamm, Washington and a sister, Evelyn Teitsort, Media, Pa. Three brothers, Herschell, Ernest and Elsworth, preceded him in death.
Memorials, if so desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(July 1, 1999)

ARILLA BOWMAN
Mary Arilla Bowman, 77, 1003 N.E. Fourth St., died at 5:10 a.m. Wednesday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate with interment at the City Cemetery in Lawrenceville, Ill. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Memorial services will be by Beta Sigma Phi at 6 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Aug. 1, 1921, in Crawford County, Ill., to Lindsey and Ruth (Carlyle) Neal. She married Morris Bowman on Aug. 13, 1941 and he survives.
Bowman, a Lawrenceville (Ill.) High School graduate, was formerly a saleswoman at J.C. Penney. She had been a Washington resident since 1942 and was a First Christian Church member. Also, She was a 42 year Xi Omega Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi sorority member and Sisters of the Heart member.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Jan Bowman, Hurst, Texas; a son, Mike Bowman, Hurst, Texas; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Yvonne Neport, Shreveport, La. and Patty Parrott, Bridgeport, Ill. and a brother, Earl Neal, Irving, Texas.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Rob Roy and Nathaniel Neal.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Daviess County Helping Hearts Hospice.
(June 30, 1999)

THELMA WRIGHT
Thelma Mae Wright, 88, 1218 Downey Ave., died at 1 a.m. Tuesday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Ann Embry will officiate with interment in Hawkins Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born on April 13, 1911, in Daviess County, to Oliver W. and Bertha (Bledsoe) Ballow. She married George Washington Wright on April 27, 1935, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1986.
Wright, a 1929 Washington High School graduate, was a retired Dietitian at Prairie Village. She was a Buelah A.M.E. Church member, trustee and steward, Missionary Society of the Church member as well as a member of various clubs.
Surviving are: three daughters, Mary Brown, Indianapolis; Sheila Rouse, Jolliett, Ill. and Linda Morton, Beloit, Wis.; three sons, Richard and Charles Oliver Wright, both of Washington and James Robert Wright, Marrietta, Ga.; 27 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter and two sisters, Katherine Tunstall and Gloria Ballow, both of Dayton, Ohio.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Bertha Mae Outlaw and a brother, James Oliver Ballow.
(June 29, 1999)

FUNERAL

DOROTHY HOBSON
The funeral for Dorothy Hobson was at 1:30 today at the Bicknell First Baptist Church. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated. Interment was at the Bedell Cemetery in Decker. Arrangements were by the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.


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