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PEARL MATTINGLY
FAIRFIELD, Iowa-Pearl E. Mattingly, 75, wife of Joseph Mattingly, former local residents, died Sunday morning.
Local arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(March 29, 1998)

LILLIAN TRABANT
BICKNELL-Lillian Trabant, 92, died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Freelandville Community Home.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Herbert Schafale will officiate with interment at the Bethel United Church of Christ Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on June 23, 1905 in Freelandville to Henry F. and Louise (Meir) Volle. She had been in Bicknell since 1934. She married Goldie Trabant on Aug. 18, 1928 and he preceded her in death on May 28, 1988.
Trabant was a homemaker. He was a member of the Bethel United Church of Christ, Tri Kappa, Wabash Cannonball Camping Club member and had been involved in various charitable activities in the North Knox area.
Surviving is a sister, Hilda Stoelting, Elletsville, Ind., formerly of Sandborn. She was preceded in death by a sister.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Freelandville Community Home.
(March 29, 1998)

LEONA BURCH
BLOOMINGTON-Leona Burch, 87, formerly of Bloomfield, died at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Hospitality House Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield. The Rev. Keevin Gray will officiate with interment in the Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington.
Calling will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from noon until services on Thursday at the funeral home.
She was born on Oct. 27, 1910 in Greene County to Frank and Ruby (Combs) Anderson. She married Weir Burch and he preceded her in death in 1963.
Burch worked in the assembly line at RCA in Bloomington, retiring in 1974. She was also a member of the C and H Home Economic Club and Little Cincinnati Group.
Surviving are two daughters, Martha Sue Hendricks, Bloomington and Cherry Myers, Lubbock, Texas; three sons, Dan Burch, Washington; Donald W. Burch, Bloomington and Sam Burch, Indianapolis; a brother, Jim Anderson, Charlotte, N.C.; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, two sisters and her parents.
(March 30, 1998)

GLORIA MAYFIELD
BRUCEVILLE-Gloria M. Mayfield, 69, died at 5:50 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate with interment at the Bruceville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Bruceville Chapel.
She was born on March 4, 1929 in Knox County to Chester and Christine (Unsworth) Smith. She married Jack Mayfield in 1970 and he preceded her in death in October 1982.
Mayfield had been manager of the Bruceville Rod and Gun Club, Vincennes Elks Club, Sullivan Elks Club and had owned/operated "Catering by Gloria”. She had lived in Bruceville since 1970.
Surviving are her stepmother, Anna Pearl Smith, Birds, Ill.; four sons, William Leslie McClure, Bruceville; Virgil Sinders, Vincennes; Edward Oliver McClure, Indianapolis; David Michael McClure, Palmdale, Calif.; four halfsisters, Karen Armstrong, Flat Rock, Ill.; Jan Smith, Lawrenceville, Ill.; Mildred Stephenson, Michigan and Donna Stephenson, Texas; four halfbrothers, Chester Smith, Jr. and Don Smith, both of Flat Rock, Ill.; Jimmy Stephenson, Texas and John Stephenson, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter.
(March 29, 1998)

ANIS DOWNS
SHOALS-Anis Louise Downs, 76, died at the Martin County Healthcare and Rehab Center on Monday at 5:55 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at the Hickory Ridge Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born in Knox County on Sept. 6, 1921 to Jesse H. and Icey Mae (Mowery) Sheetz. She married Loren Downs on May 11, 1946 and he preceded her in death on April 30, 1980.
Downs was a housewife. She attended Hickory Ridge United Methodist Church and was a Shoals Senior Citizens member.
Surviving are a niece, Lori Nolley Sorrells, Mitchell, who was raised by the Downs and a sister, Doris Marley, Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.
(March 30, 1998)

Funeral
MARQUITA SUMMERS
Graveside services for Marquita L. Summers were at 11 a.m. Monday in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. The Rev. Walter Terry officiated with McClure Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

GLORIA MAYFIELD
BRUCEVILLE-Gloria M. Mayfield, 69, died at 5:50 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville.
(March 29, 1998)

RALPH FAITH
Ralph E. Faith, 91, East Ohio Street, died at 1:29 p.m. Sunday at the Oakwood Heritage Hospital, Taylor, Mich.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(March 29, 1998)

DANNY STRANGE
SHOALS-Danny "Dan-O" Strange, 34, died at 12:08 a.m. Saturday at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford, from injuries he sustained in an auto accident in Martin County.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the American Legion and VFW.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
He was born on Sept. 5, 1963 at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to Dave and Janet (Gibson) Strange, Sr.
Strange, a 1982 Loogootee High school graduate, was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a local businessman and a union worker at National Gypsum in Shoals. He was also member of the Shoals American Legion, Loogootee VFW, Shoals Eagles Lodge, the United Paper Workers Union and Loogootee United Methodist Church.
Surviving are two brothers, Dave S. Strange, Jr., Sharpsville, Penn. and Tom S. Strange, Brownsburg, Ind.; a sister, Jane Seal, Loogootee and a paternal grandmother, Freda Strange, Greenwood.
(March 28, 1998)
KAREN GWALTNEY
Delia Karen Gwaltney, 56, 603 E. National Hwy., died at the Washington Nursing Center Friday at 4:18 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Kathleen Weller will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Jan. 1, 1942 in Mt. Vernon, Ill. to Henry R. and Leota (Harris) Gwaltney.
Gwaltney, a 1960 Washington High School graduate, earned her B.S. degree in sociology from Indiana University. She attended the Westminster Presbyterian Church. She was also a member of Gamma Phi Beta and Kappa Kappa Kappa Sororities.
Surviving are her father, Henry and her stepmother, Kate Gwaltney, Washington; a sister, Christi Pearson, Washington and two brothers, Richard and James Gwaltney, both of Salem, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Leota.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
(March 27, 1998)

CATHERINE HENDERICKSON
Catherine Henderickson, 78, Washington, died at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday at 1 a.m.
The funeral service will be at the Gardner Chapel on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at the Indiana Presbyterian Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gardner Funeral Home, 505 Main St., Vincennes.
She was born on Jan. 19, 1920 in Knox County to Louis and Carrie (Hendrixson) Hendrickson.
Henderickson was a member of the Presbyterian Church and a homemaker.
Surviving are a sister, Jane Strange, Washington. She was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
(March 29, 1998)

LENORA BRIDGMAN
LAFAYETTE, Ind.-Lenora Bridgman, 86, died at the Home Hospital in Lafayette Saturday at 10:25 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson will officiate. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Dec. 10, 1911 in Daviess County to Charles L. and Jennie (Williams) Naylor. She married John D. Bridgman on March 22, 1969 and he preceded her in death on March 14, 1993.
Bridgman was a former assembler at McCord Corp. for 40 years and was a Wesley Memorial United Methodist member.
Surviving are a son, William R. Naylor, Lafayette; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
(March 28, 1998)

PAUL SEAY, JR.
Paul Hendrix Seay, Jr., 73, 10 Douglas Drive, died at his residence Saturday at 11:40 p.m.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Christ United Methodist Church. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Kaetzel officiating.
Respects may be made to the family an hour before service time at the church. Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on May 5, 1924 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Paul H. and Bess (Brotherton) Seay Sr. He married Jacqueline Connelly on Dec. 28, 1946.
Seay, Jr., a 1948 University of Cincinnati graduate, worked with Industrial Manufactory of High Pressure Cylinders and Department of Transportation, engineering branch of Hazardous Materials, retiring in 1983. He came to Daviess County 1983. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Gideons International, American Cancer Society and American Red Cross. He was also a US Army veteran.
Surviving are a daughter, Judith Anne Reeves, Milwaukee, Wis.; three sons, Paul Henry Seay, Raleigh, N.C.; J. William Seay, Spring Mills, Penn. and David A. Seay, Milwaukee, Wis.; nine grandchildren and a brother, John W. Seay, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Memorial donations may be given to Gideons International, P.O. Box 241, Washington.
(March 28, 1998)

MARQUITA SUMMERS
EDWARDSPORT-Marquita Summers, 67, died at 8:08 p.m. Friday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Graveside services were at 11 a.m. today in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. The Rev. Walter Terry officiated with McClure Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
She was born on May 25, 1930 in Edwardsport to George and Helen (Williams) Winkler. She married Robert Summers on Sept. 10, 1949.
Summers and her husband owned and operated the Robert Summers and Sons Farm. She also attended the Edwardsport Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Mike and Randy Summers, both of Edwardsport; a sister, Sharon Spoonmore, Jeffersonville; five grandsons; a stepgranddaugther; two stepgrandsons; a great-grandson and two step great-grandsons.
She was preceded in death by a brother; two sisters and a stepgrandson.
(March 27, 1998)

LUCILLE SHAFER
VINCENNES-Lucille Crawford Shafer, 80, died at 4 a.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Edwardsport City Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Smith officiating.
Friends may call at the Brockman and Son Funeral Home, Vincennes, tonight from 4 to 8.
She was born on Dec. 8, 1917 to Gouvenor and Ruth (VanBuskirk) Crawford in Bicknell. They preceded her in death. She married Arthur Shafer on Dec. 2, 1937 in Valpariso, Ind. He survives.
Shafer was a retired beautician and had been owner/operator of American Beauty Shop in Chicago. She was also a member of the Edwardsport Baptist Church.
Also surviving are a sister, Betty Crawford Groves, Plainville.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Crystal Lea Reeve.
(March 28, 1998)

LORNA B. HOWARD
The funeral for Lorna B. Howard was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 11 a.m. Edman I. Stewart officiating with interment in Martin Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Chad Evans, Brad Wyatt, John Evans, Bill Evans, Jeff Wyatt and Gary Jenkins.
ARCH WALLER, SR.
The funeral for Arch S. Waller, Sr. was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steve Kaetzel officiated with interment in Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes. Pallbearers were: Mike Waller, Marty Waller, Arch S. Waller, III, Tim Waller, John Waller and David Waller.

MARY HOLLINGSWORTH
The funeral for Mary Hollingsworth was at Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home with the Rev. Allan Buzard officiating. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mike Hollingsworth, Steve Berryman, Mark Hollingsworth, Gary Jeffries, Doug Fehribach and Steve Armstrong.

HELEN LYNCH
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary’s Church for Helen M. Lynch’s funeral with Fr. Ronald Zgunda as celebrant. Interment was in Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute. Pallbearers were members of her family.

ARCH WALLER, SR.
Arch S. Waller, Sr., 103, formerly of Brett Cable Road, died Wednesday at the Lady of Shrine Home, Belleville, Ill.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gill Chapel. Interment will be at the Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday.
He was born on Oct. 20, 1894 in Washington to Archie and Pearl (Smead) Waller. He married Fava A. Yates on April 29, 1923 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1988.
Waller was a retired superintendent with the St. Louis Division of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and later he was a director of the Chamber of Commerce. He attended the Christ United Methodist Church and was a Washington High School graduate. He was an Army veteran serving in World War II and was a First Lieutenant serving in France and Germany. He was also a member of Charity Lodge #30 F&AM, Scottish Rite in Evansville and Hadi Shrine in Evansville.
Surviving are a daughter, Margaret Edwards, Apopka, Fla.; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Col. Arch S. Waller, Jr.; seven sisters and four brothers.
(March 25, 1998)
MARY HOLLINGSWORTH
BICKNELL-- Mary M. Hollingsworth, 84, died at 6:05 a.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell. The Rev. Alan Buzard will officiate and burial will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born Jan. 20, 1914, in Illinois to Tony and Teresa Perucca. She married Earl O. Hollingsworth on Dec. 16, 1932, and he preceded her in death on June 20, 1983.
She and her husband Earl had been wall paper hangers for many years. She was a member of the Bicknell First Christian Church and Bicknell Senior Citizens. She had been an active volunteer at nursing homes, "Meals on Wheels” and North Knox Social Ministries.
Surviving are a daughter, Phyllis Berryman, Indianapolis; a son, Loyd Hollingsworth, Indianapolis; a brother, Pete Perucca, Bicknell; six grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was her husband and two sisters.
(March 27, 1998)

MARTHA WAMPLER
BICKNELL-Martha T. Wampler, 107, Knox County’s oldest resident, died at the Freelandville Community Home on Thursday at 3:40 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell, on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Herbert Schafele will officiate with interment at the Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on Dec. 16, 1890 in Knox County to Frederick and Pauline (Diekman) Trabant. She married Josiah Wampler in Vincennes on June 20, 1912 and he preceded her in death on July 11, 1936.
Wampler was a housewife and attended Bethel United Church of Christ, Freelandville. She had lived in Knox County all of her life.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marjorie Huffman, on Jan. 28, 1983; three brothers and four sisters.
Memorials may be made to the Bethel United Church of Christ or to Freelandville Community Home.
(March 26, 1998)

CHARLES VENDES
BICKNELL-Charles "Chuck” Vendes, 87, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Glenburn Nursing Home, Linton.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Alan Buzard officiating. Interment will be at the Freeland Memorial Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
Arrangements are handled by the McClure Funeral Home.
He was born on Jan. 20, 1911 in St. Clair, Ohio to John and Joanna Vendes. He married Mae Clinkenbeard in 1932 and she preceded him in death on April 20, 1981.
Vendes retired as a coal miner in 1973 and had lived in Bicknell most of his life.
Surviving are a son, John Vendes, Bicknell; a grandson and four brothers, Mike, Linton; Walter, Louis and Stanley Vingis, all of Bicknell.
He was also preceded in death by a brother.
(March 25, 1998)

MICHAEL BUNTON
DUNQUOIN,Ill.-Michael Eugene Bunton, 51, died Wednesday at 11:15 p.m. in his home following a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in DuQuoin, Ill., with the Rev. Bob Dickerson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
Friends may call tonight from 5 to 8 at the Neal-McClure Funeral Home, DuQuoin, Ill., and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. until noon at which time will move to the church.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1946 to Carson and Ruth Bunton in DuQuoin. He married Deborah Fry on July 15, 1972 in DuQuoin and she survives. Bunton, a 1964 DuQuoin High School graduate, served in the US Army from 1969 to 1971 in the First Calvary Division. He was awarded two Bronze stars, Army Commendation and Good conduct medals while serving in Viet Nam. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in DuQuoin, American Legion Roy Mitchell Post in DuQuoin, lifetime DuQuoin VFW member where he served as trustee. He was also a Democratic Precinct Committeeman from 1973-75 and appointed to the Illinois Health Facilities Planning board by Gov. Dan Walker in 1974.
Being a member of the UMWA since 1967, he served his union in many capacities. He was president of the local union 1820 for two terms, District 12 board member for five terms, elected to a year term as secretary and treasurer of District 12 in July 1997. In addition, Bunton was a delegate to six International Conventions, delegate to five District 12 Conventions. He was trustee of UMWA District 12 Benefit Service fund. In 1981, he was on the Language Committee for UMWA National Contract negotiations also a member of the Pension Study Committee. He negotiated several UMWA contracts with Independent Coal Companies. For a time he served as international organizer.
Surviving are two sons, Christopher Wayne and Dennis Bunton both of DuQuoin, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
(March 25, 1998)

ELBERT HUGUNIN
LOOGOOTEE-Elbert Hugunin, 87, died at the Loogootee Nursing Center Thursday at 3:15 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, with a memorial mass at Holy Name Catholic Church, Bloomfield. A bereavement reception will follow the memorial mass in the Church Hall. Fr. Hilary Vieck and Sister Diane Fischer will officiate.
He donated his body to the Anatomical Education Program. There will be no calling hours. Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1910 in Daviess County to Ernest W. and Elma N. (Dowden) Hugunin.
Hugunin was a lecturer for National Safety Council and had retired. He was a Bloomfield VFW member and attended the Holy Name Catholic Church, Bloomfield. He was also a Fraternal Order of Police International Chief Police member and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the USA Reserves. He was an World War II Army veteran.
Surviving are: three daughters, Cheryl Jane Day, Greencastle; Mary Ann Musgrave, Newport, N.C. and Doris Sighl, North Carolina; a brother, Tom Hugunin, Cupertino, Calif.; five sisters, Mae Stuffle, Loogootee; Wilma Hugunin and Helen Sparks, both of Bloomfield; Opal Davidson, Spencer, Iowa and Mona Snyder, Zavala, Texas; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard Hugunin and James Hiram Hugunin; a sister, Joyce Merritt and his parents.
Contributions may be made to the Friends of the Library, 125 S. Franklin St., Bloomfield, Ind. 47424; Relay for Life Cancer Fund, c/o Loogootee Nursing Center, Rt. #1 Box 44B, Loogootee, Ind. 47553 or Charity of the donor’s choice.
(March 26, 1998)

HELEN LYNCH
Helen M. Lynch, 95, former Sunset Towers resident, died at 11:40 a.m. Thursday at the Washington Nursing Center. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for a day.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary’s Church with interment at the Roselawn Cemetery, Terre Haute. Fr. Ronald Zgunda will officiate.
There will be no visitation. Ed Lee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Dec. 24, 1902 in Vincennes to Alphonse and Emma (Weissenberger) Werker. She married Hugh Leisey and he preceded her in death in 1964. Her second husband, Robert E. Lynch, died on June 9, 1968.
Lynch was a telephone operator in her early life. She was also a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Washington. She came to Daviess County in 1967 and had attended Vincennes Schools.
Surviving are her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Hugh Leisey, Jr.
(March 26, 1998)

DOROTHY TAYLOR
LOOGOOTEE-Dorothy M. Taylor, 84, died at 11 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, with burial to follow in the St. John Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
A Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on May 28, 1913 in Martin County to Frank and Stella (Lockhart) Sanders. She married Charles "Chick” W. Taylor on April 2, 1934 and he survives.
Taylor was a homemaker and St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member.
Also, surviving are as son, John Kenneth Taylor, Loogootee; a half brother, Clarence Sanders, Florida; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Charles Ronald Taylor; a brother, Robert Sanders; a half brother, Elbert Sanders and a sister, Edna Chapman.
(March 26, 1998)

MARGARET COBB
VINCENNES-Margaret Catherine Cobb, 85, died at 7:50 p.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Gardner Funeral Home, Vincennes. Burial will be at a later date.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1912 in Vincennes to Arthur Louis and Margaret (Lane) Bonhomme. She married Thomas A. Cobb and he survives.
Cobb was a former Consulting Rosarian in Indiana and Illinois. She attended the First Christian Church. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, American Rose Society and library board member for 20 years.
Also surviving are three sons, Richard Cobb, Vincennes; Tom Cobb, Indianapolis and Tim Cobb, Reading, Pa.; a brother, Joe Bonhomme, Vincennes and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister.
(March 26, 1998)

Funerals
CHARLES VENDES
The funeral for Charles "Chuck” Vendes was at 2 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Alan Buzard officiating. Interment was in the Freeland Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Keith Rogers, Danny Reynolds, Jr., Terry Dupire, Robert Russell, Richie Pea and Robert DeCoursey.
EDNA JACKSON
MUNITH, Mich.-Edna M. Jackson, 76, died March 22.
Services were conducted at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with interment at St. John’s Cemetery in Ypsilanti, Mich.
Surviving are seven children, Bernard, Mary, James, Robert, Patrick, Daniel and Carl; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, William, James and Agnes Worland, Washington and Rosemary Malloy, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Her husband, James, preceded her in death in 1995 and a brother Delmar, is deceased.
(March 22, 1998)

PAUL BRIGHT
The funeral for Paul O. Bright were at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with interment at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pastor Dwight Howell will officiate. The American Legion-VFW honor guard accorded full military honors. Pallbearers were: John D. Smith, Steve Charles, Debbie Bright, Danny Wilborn, Raymond Gray, Frank Robling and Darrell Neville.

TED RASICO, JR.
Funeral services for Theodore Rasico were conducted Thursday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Pallbearers were: Max Arnold, Wesley Hugunin, Tom Rasico, Eric Rasico, David McAtee and Chris McAtee. Military rites were by: chaplin, Mike Greene; color guard, Poppy Nolley and John Hagerty; color bearers, James Wagoner and Ed Smith; flag folders, Wayne Burch and Virgil Harper; sgt. at arms, Howard Trambough; firing squad, Carl Gibson, Ron Dougherty, Don Armstrong, W.G. Arvin, Bob Prather, Bud Lamar and Danny Flynn; honorary, Tim Strange, Lloyd Mosby, Walter Tedrow, Charlie Wathen, Jim Chandler and Whitey Hawkins and bugler, Sherry Gallion.

WILLIAM POWELL
The funeral for William O. Powell was at 11 a.m. today at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Gary Cooper officiated. Interment was in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Myron Mackey, Ron Clark, Dick Lynn, Bob Ridgway, Merlin Anderson and Robert Powers.

WILLIAM POWELL
NEWBURGH-William O. Powell, 88, Lodge of the Wabash resident and formerly of Bicknell, died Tuesday at 7:47 p.m. at the Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center in Newburgh.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Gary Cooper officiated. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Visitation will be at 4 to 9 tonight. Masonic graveside services will be by Edwardsport Masonic Lodge #429 F&AM.
He was born on Aug. 23, 1909 in Linton to Oscar and Lillie (Anderson) Powell. He married Avenell Lemon and she preceded him in death on July 28, 1984. He then married Ruby Jones and she preceded him in death on Oct. 15, 1995.
Powell retired from the Vincennes Sun-Commerical. For many years he was employed at the Bicknell Daily News. He and Avenell were owners of the Bicknell Printing Company. He was a member of the Bicknell United Methodist Church and Bicknell United Methodist Men’s Class. Also, a 50-year member of B.P.O. Elks #1421 Bicknell, 50-year member of the York Rite of Indianapolis, 50-year member Bicknell Masonic Lodge, former Knox County Board of Health member, Bicknell Library Board and Bicknell Volunteer Fire Department.
Surviving are two sons, John Powell, Evansville and Richard Powell, Georgetown; two brothers, Lloyd Powell, Bicknell and Rex Powell, Evansville; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Family requests memorials may be made to Bicknell United Methodist Church.
(March 24, 1998)
LORNA HOWARD
PETERSBURG-Lorna B. Howard, 77, died at the St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville, today at 12:01 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the Martin Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born on April 4, 1920 to John A. and Carolyn (Bell) Stone in Winslow. She married Elbert L. "Shorty” Howard and he preceded her in death on March 17, 1980.
Howard was a Pike County Historical Society member.
Surviving are a son, Micheal R. Howard, Winslow; three daughters, Shirley Jenkins and Linda Evans, both of Petersburg; Vicki Lagenour, Evansville; a stepdaughter, Pat Chamberlain, Petersburg; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
(March 26, 1998)

Funerals
SIMON GRABER
The funeral for Simon J. Graber was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Bethel Mennonite Church. The Revs. Melvin Paulus, Martin Kemp, Loren Wagler and Ken Kauffman officiated. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Barr Township. Active pallbearers were his grandsons: Jonathan Graber, Joshua Graber, Leonard Kilmer, Adlai Kilmer, Dustin Stoll, Eric Wagler, Matthew Wagler and Christopher Wagler. Honorary pallbearers were: Aaron Graber, Andrew Graber, Austin Graber, Zachary Graber and Maynard Kilmer.
LEIGHTON BAILEY, JR.
The funeral for Leighton L. Bailey, Jr. was at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment was in Antioch Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Lester Smith, Jerry Butcher, Robert Fox, Jeremy Fry, Michael Fry and Aaron Brown.

NORMA WADE
The funeral for Norma Leen Wade was today at Twin Oaks Church, Petersburg at 1 p.m. with interment in Willis Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Barry Whitaker officiated. Pallbearers were: Jodie Alan Wade, Eddie Phillips, Marty Wade, Steve Nash, Joe Gore and Amy Wade.

WILLIAM POWELL
NEWBURGH-William O. Powell, 88, formerly of Bicknell, died Tuesday evening at the Rehabilitation Center in Newburgh.
Funeral arrangements are pending at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
(March 24, 1998)

MILDRED MCCARTY
GREENBRIER, Ark.-Mildred L. McCarty, 89, formerly of Plainville, died at 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Conway (Ark.) Regional Medical Center.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Prairie Chapel Cemetery.
There will be no calling hours. Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on April 13, 1908 in Jackson County, Ind. to Elmer and Lucinda (Wilcox) Tidd. They preceded her in death. She married Alvin McCarty and he preceded her in death.
McCarty first worked at Lyons Cleaners for 17 years then worked at the Bloomfield Woolen Mill for six years. She also worked at Switz City Country Kitchen Restaurant for six years before retiring. She was a member of the Plainville Methodist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Karen Haney, Greenbrier, Ark.; five grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
(March 24, 1998)
JESSIE COVEY
BEDFORD-Jessie Marie Covey, 78, died at 3:32 p.m. Monday at the Dunn Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Elmwood Chapel of the Day and Carter Mortuary. The Rev. Claude Casada will officiate with interment in the Crestheaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from noon to 9 tonight at the Day and Carter Mortuary.
She was born on May 20, 1919 in Guthrie Community in Lawrence County, Ind. to Edgar and Cloie Marie (Turner) Southern. She married Clarence Ephriam Covey on Sept. 25, 1938 and he preceded her in death.
Covey was a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church, Bedford. She was also a former Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU).
Surviving are a son, the Rev. C. Ronald Covey, Muncie; a daughter, Connie Elaine Covey Baldwin, Bedford; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 10 stepgreat-grandchildren and a brother, Lowell Southern, Bedford.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Norman Southern; a sister, Audrey Elaine Southern; her parents; husband and a brother, Earl Richard "Dick” Southern, who died shortly after Jessie.
(March 23, 1998)

NORMA WADE
PETERSBURG-Norma Leen Wade, 63, died at the Welborn Baptist Hospital, Evansville, Monday at 9:50 p.m.
The funeral will be Thursday at Twin Oaks Church, Petersburg, with the casket brought to the Church at noon and services at 1 p.m. Interment will be at the Willis Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Barry Whitaker will officiate. Friends may call at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, tonight from 4 to 8.
She was born on May 17, 1934 in Pike County to Norman and Opal (Sanderson) Willis. She was married to Jodie E. Wade for 45 years and he survives in Petersburg.
Wade attended the Twin Oaks Church, Petersburg.
Surviving are a son, Jodie A. Wade, Petersburg; two daughters, Teresa Nash, Princeton and Rita Phillips, Oakland City; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Estell Lee Willis in 1955 and a grandson, Rocky Dwayne Wade.
(March 23, 1998)

EARL SOUTHERN
OOLITIC, Ind.-Earl Richard "Dick” Southern, 75, died Monday at 6 p.m. at his residence. He had been in failing health for nine months.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Elmwood Chapel of the Day and Carter Mortuary. The Rev. Claude Casada will officiate with interment in the Crestheaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from noon to 9 tonight and from 8 a.m. until the service hour on Thursday at the Day and Carter Mortuary.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1922 in Lawrence County to Edgar and Cloie Marie (Turner) Southern. He married F. Jane Wint on July 20, 1941 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 6, 1986.
Southern was retired from NWSC Crane. He was a World War II veteran serving with the U.S. Army and was a Norman Conservation Club member. He was also of the protestant faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Myrna Kay Gould and Diana Walton, both of Bedford; two sons, Larry Southern, Williams, Ind. and David Southern, Bedford; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren and a brother, Lowell K. Southern, Bedford.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Audrey Southern and Jessie Covey, who died two and a half hour prior to Earl; a brother, Norman Southern and a great-grandson, Loren Dale William Gould.
(March 23, 1998)
 

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JEWELL CARMICHAEL
SPRINGVILLE, Ind.-Jewell Beatrice (Hackney) Carmichael, 79, died at 1:45 a.m. on Monday at the Dunn Memorial Hospital. She had been suffering for a short illness.
Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Owensburg Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.
She was born in Oolitic, Ind. to Noble and Frances (Stultz) Hackney on April 21, 1918. She married Dwight Davis Carmichael on Oct. 14, 1939 and he preceded her in death on March 23, 1991.
Carmichael was an elementary school teacher at Fayetteville and Springville, retiring in 1980. She attended Owensburg Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Lawrence County Retired Teachers and AARP.
Surviving are: three daughters, Carol Appleby and Ruby Fletcher, both of Bedford; Judy Bowman, Columbus, Ind.; a son, Dwight N. Carmichael, Springville; 12 grandchildren; a great-grandson; two brothers, Marvin Ned Hackney, Sullivan and John Hackney, Bedford and a sister, Dora Rowe, Glendale.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Donna Faye, in infancy and Kathy Bowman; a brother, Conrad Hackney and a sister, Kathleen Lehman.
Memorial contributions to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
(March 23, 1998)
TED RASICO, JR.
LOOGOOTEE-Theodore J. "Ted" Rasico, Jr., 71, died at 1:05 p.m. Monday at his residence.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Burial will follow in St. John Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
The Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Wednesday followed by a Knights of Columbus service. There will be a graveside service by the American Legion and VFW.
He was born on March 11, 1927 in Mt. Carmel, Ill. to Theodore and Carrie E. (Shick) Rasico, Sr. He married Betty Louise Arnold on Aug. 30, 1952 and she survives.
Rasico, Jr. was a retired auto body repairman and wrecker service operator. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and the Loogootee American Legion, where he served as past Commander. He was a World War II Army Veteran.
Also surviving are a son, Gary Lee Rasico, Loogootee; two daughters, Debra E. Wagler and Annette Rasico, both of Loogootee; a brother, Charles Greg Rasico, Loogootee; a sister, Opal Cecilia Rasico McAtee, Springfield, Ohio; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Ann Rasico.
(March 23, 1998)

PAUL BRIGHT
WHEATLAND-Paul O. Bright, 42, died at the VA Hospital in Danville, Ill., Monday at 9:30 a.m. He had been seriously ill for three weeks.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with interment at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. The American Legion-VFW will accord full military honors.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday.
He was born on March 19, 1956 in Ft. Eustis, Va. His father, Donald Robling, preceded him in death. His mother, Grace Charles, survives. His stepfather, Kenneth Arthur Bright, also preceded him in death.
Bright was a maintenance worker. He attended Main Street Wesleyan Church and was a soldier in the US Army during the Viet Nam war. He had attended Lincoln (Vincennes) High School receiving his GED in the Army. He spent most of his life in Knox County, but lived in Washington for several years. He was also a member of the Washington Eagles Lodge.
Surviving are two sisters, Debra Bright, Worthington, Ind. and Cathy Burke, Covina, Calif.
(March 23, 1998)

Funerals
CLARENCE UNDERWOOD
Funeral services for Clarence Underwood were at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Fred Underwood officiated. Military rites were conducted by Shoals American Legion. Pallbearers were: Mike Sears, Dean Sears, Jim Colson, Rodney Quillem, Bob Quillem, David Quillem, Raymond Quillem and Charles Payne.
DRIFF ROSE
The funeral for Driff Rose was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Mark Doades, Eric Doades, Lewis Nimnicht, Don Spillman, Tom Hagel and Bruce Rogers.

WALTER YAGLE
The funeral for Walter "Herschel” Yagle was at 2 p.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Clyde Wake officiated with interment in Edwardsport Town Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ronnie Hammelman, Charles Hunt, Roy Spanger, Bob Schutter, Hosea Land and Kenny DeCoursey.

DONAL COCKERHAM
The funeral for Donal R. Cockerham was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, today at 10:30 a.m. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. William Cochren officiated. Pallbearers were: Tony Cochren, Ron Robling, David Cochren, Don Burkhart, Terrell Houchins and Jim Hathaway.

MARIE EDRINGTON
The funeral for Marie Edrington was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Monday at 1 p.m. with interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow. The Rev. Ben Helton officiated.

MORRIS SERGENT
The funeral for Morris Sergent was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Pastor Mark Otero officiated. Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dean Combs, Wayne Combs, Mark Combs, Mark Sergent, Gary Sergent and Charles Haulk.

3-23-98 
SIMON GRABER
MONTGOMERY-Simon J. Graber, 82, died at his residence in Sarasota, Fla. on Saturday at 7 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Bethel Mennonite Church. The Revs. Melvin Paulus, Martin Kemp, Loren Wagler and Ken Kauffman will officiate. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Barr Township.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight at the church; from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday until service time.
He was born on March 29, 1915 in Daviess County to Jackson and Fannie (Wagler) Graber. He married Mary Kemp on March 31, 1946 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 22, 1969. Graber was a retired farmer and carpenter and attended Bethel Mennonite Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Annie Stoll, Montgomery; Catherine Wagler, Odon; Leora Kilmer, Withee, Wi. and Mary Margaret Black, Mobile, Ala.; five sons, Christopher Graber, Washington; Glen S., Stephen and Martin S. Graber, all of Montgomery and Don Graber, Odon; 26 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Peter and John Henry Graber, both of Montgomery and Homer Graber, Kalona, Iowa and two sisters, Sylvia Knepp, Montgomery and Catherine Yoder, Sarasota, Fla.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Verlin and Jackson Graber; a grandson and three brothers.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the donor’s choice.
(March 21, 1998)
DONAL COCKERHAM
FRENCH LICK-Donal R. Cockerham, 65, formerly of Petersburg, died at 1 p.m. Friday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. William Cochren will officiate.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Dec. 11, 1932 in Knox County to Ursul and Dorothy A. (Hatt) Cockerham. He married Phyllis J. Robling and she preceded him in death on Feb. 25, 1988. He then married Miriam L. Taylor and she survives in French Lick.
Cockerham was a farmer and Korean War veteran. He was a Church of God in Petersburg member and attended Hillham Christian Church.
Surviving are a son, Rex Evan Cockerham, Mitchell; a daughter, Kimberly Ren’ee Bolin, Dubois; a brother, Joe Cockerham, Dubois; a sister, Joan Curry, Petersburg and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
(March 20, 1998)

WALTER YAGLE
EDWARDSPORT-Walter "Herschel” Yagle, 82, died at 1:15 a.m. Sunday at the Lodge of the Wabash.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Clyde Wake will officiate with interment in Edwardsport Town Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on Feb. 26, 1916 in Edwardsport to Jake C. and Mayme (Haper) Yagle. He married Betty Hunt and she preceded him in death.
Yagle was retired from Vincennes Steel as a welder. He was an Edwardsport United Methodist Church, Edwardsport Volunteer Fire Department member and had served several years on the election board.
Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Riggins, Robinson, Ill. and Susan Burchell, Owensville; two sons, Daniel Yagle, Edwardsport and Donald Yagle, White Oak, Texas; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert Yagle.
(March 22, 1998)

ROBERT O’CONNOR
Robert Lee O’Connor, Rt. #4 Portersville Road, 40, died at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 12:59 a.m. following an accident at his residence.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sugarland Memory Gardens.
The American Legion and VFW will conduct services and accord full military honors at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1957 in Indianapolis to Donald Scott and Elgin Joan (Boots) O’Connor.
O’Connor, a Newton (N.J.) High School graduate, was a former mechanic at Dobson Ford and later a cook at K of C and Moose Lodges. He was presently a cook at Garfield’s in Vincennes. He was a Navy veteran serving in the Viet Nam War. He was also a member of the American Legion, Eagles and Moose.
Surviving are a son, Robert Scott O’Connor, Sadieville, Ky. and a sister, Shannon Wilson, Chesapeake, Va.
(March 19, 1998)

LEIGHTON BAILEY, JR.
Leighton Lewis Bailey, Jr., 66, 601 John Street, died at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville, on Sunday at 11:11 p.m.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment will be at the Antioch Cemetery. The American Legion and VFW will accord full military honors at graveside. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Nov. 19, 1931 in Daviess County to Leighton L. and Marguerite (Smith) Bailey, Sr. He married Patricia Chicon on Aug. 13, 1953 and she survives.
Bailey, Jr. was a retired S/M Sgt. in the US Air Force serving from 1951 to 1978. He had over 16,000 flying hours in the military. He later was an electronics technician at NSWC Crane. He attended First Baptist Church and was an Washington High School graduate.
Surviving are two daughters, Deborah Brown and Christine Fry, both of Washington; a son, Kenneth Lee Bailey, Lawton, Okla.; eight grandchildren; his mother, Marguerite, Washington; three sisters, Burta Grace, Donna Butcher and Cheryl Robinson, all of Washington and a brother, William L. Bailey, Chesterton, Ind.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Allen Bailey and a sister.
(March 22, 1998)

MARIE EDRINGTON
PETERSBURG-Marie Edrington, 85, died at 7:35 p.m. Friday at the Petersburg Health Care Center.
The funeral was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, today at 1 p.m. with interment at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow.
She was born on April 12, 1912 in Pike County to Daniel and Myrtle (Long) Robinson. She married Bryan Edrington and he survives in Petersburg.
Surviving are a brother, John Robinson, Portland, Ore. and a sister, Naomi Tisdale, Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond "Pete” Robinson and a sister, Vivian Hardin.
(March 20, 1998)

VOL REUSS
PETERSBURG-Vol Reuss, 89, died at the Daviess County Hospital Friday at 8:30 p.m.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with Bro. Ron Ficklin officiating.
There will be no visitation. Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on April 28, 1908 in Pike County to William and Florence (Thomas) Reuss.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
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Funeral
GARIEL JOLLIFF
The funeral for Gariel A. Jolliff was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Richard Smith officiating.
Interment was in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon.
Pallbearers were: Phillip Jolliff, William Erdman, Travis Riggins, Richard Ferguson, James D. Fish Jr., Robin Dove and Ervin Wittmer. Honorary pallbearers were: James R. Riggins, Willard Lamb, Harold Dove, Donald Dove and Darrell Meek. 
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MORRIS SERGENT
SHOALS-Morris Hugh Sergent, 79, died at 9:45 a.m. Thursday at the Dunn Memorial Hospital, Bedford.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call tonight from 6 to 8.
(March 19, 1998)

KATHRYN COLGATE
PETERSBURG-Kathryn M. Colgate, 80, died at 7:20 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess County Hospital.
Graveside funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Ibran Charles will officiate.
There will be no visitation. Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on March 6, 1918 in Pike County to Stanley and Opha (Chew) Gideon.
Surviving are a daughter, Marilyn June Dunwiddie, Morehead City, N.C.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
(March 19, 1998)
DRIFF ROSE
Driff Rose, 95, formerly of 306 E. Flora St., died at 2 this morning at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiating. Interment will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 11 a.m. Sunday.
She was born on Oct. 13, 1902 in Ohio County, Ky. to Claude L. and Jennie (Bullock) Brown. She married Clarence S. Rose in October 1927 and he preceded her in death in 1947.
Rose was a retired telephone operator working in Michigan and Kentucky. Later, she was a grocery clerk at Roger’s Grocery. She was an Eastern Star member and attended the Christ United Methodist Church. She also had attended McClean County, Ky. schools.
Surviving are a granddaughter, Gail Doads, Rt. 2; two grandsons, Alan L. and Scott F. Hamersly, both of Indianapolis and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Harriett Hamersly; a great-granddaughter, Leslie Rose Hamersly and a brother, Morton Brown.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Christ United Methodist Church.
(March 20, 1998)

GARIEL JOLLIFF
Gariel A. Jolliff, 84, Rt. 1 Box 66, died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the Ketcham Memorial Center, Odon.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Richard Smith officiating. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
He was born on Sept. 14, 1913 in Greene County to Levi and Ethel (Clark) Jolliff. He married Estelle Williams on Jan. 29, 1938 and she survives in Elnora.
Jolliff, a 1934 Newberry High School graduate, was a lifelong farmer in Elmore Township and attended Mt. Nebo Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, Marvin Jolliff, Rt. 3; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
(March 19, 1998)

3-19-98
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CLARENCE UNDERWOOD
SHOALS-Clarence Underwood, 65, died at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday at the Dunn Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(March 18, 1998)

Funeral
ANNA ATKINSON
The funeral for Anna Atkinson was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery with Larry Stoll officiating. Pallbearers were: Daniel Bauer, David Bauer, Bill Bauer, Frank Clifton, Danny Gibbs and Bill Lee. Honorary pallbearers were Walton Jones and Frank Lee.
RONALD HIXSON
The funeral for Ronald Hixson was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with Bros. Clarence Carey and Ron Raymond officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Max Dreiman, Ed Dreiman, Jim Hochgesang, Gary Potts, Dennis Wilson and Steve Freeland.

3-18-98 

CLAIRE MITCHELL
SHOALS-Claire Mitchell, 83, died at 1:10 a.m. Monday at the Dunn Memorial Hospital, Bedford.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Williams Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1914 in Martin County to Hayden and Pearl (Stiles) Baker. They preceded her in death. She married Emmett Mitchell and he preceded her in death on May 3, 1995.
Mitchell was a retired school teacher working 40 years at Trinity Springs, Williams and Shoals schools. She was of the Protestant faith.
Surviving are nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by, two brothers, Woodrow and Kent Baker and a sister, Lois Hooten.
(March 16, 1998)

EDITH LONG
NORTH JUDSON-Edith Long, 84, died March 9 at St. Joseph Medical Center, South Bend.
Funeral services were March 13 at the North Judson Methodist Church with burial in North Judson Cemetery.
She was born on Dec. 2, 1913 to Charles A. and May (Hastings) Dove, Elnora. She married Ernest Long on Oct. 27, 1944 and he survives.
Long was an Elnora Township Schools, Indiana State Teachers and Ball State Teachers College graduate. She taught school at Elnora, Seymour and North Judson. She was also a North Judson Methodist Church member.
Surviving are a son, Jim Long, North Judson; a daughter, Carol Ann Stallion, Martinville; an infant son, Robert, died in 1949; two sisters, Jeanne Orleans and Gladys Wabash and two brothers, Harold and Don Dove, Elnora.
(March 9, 1998)

Funerals
WILMA UIDL
The funeral for Wilma Uidl was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Debbie Davis officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Donald Edwards, Mike Edwards, Tom Klingle, Brian Klingle, Jered Klingle and Mike Hadley. 
3-17-98
Notice
CLAIRE MITCHELL
SHOALS-Claire Mitchell, 83, died at 1:10 a.m. Monday at the Dunn Memorial Hospital, Bedford.
Arrangements are pending at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(March 16, 1998)

FRANCES MYERS
MONTGOMERY-Frances Luzena Myers, 89, died at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home at 4:30 a.m. Monday.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bethany Christian Church. Bros. Larry Oetzel and Ben R. Bean will officiate with interment at the Bethany Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel and after noon Thursday at the church.
She was born on March 19, 1908 in Daviess County to John A. and Ella M. (VanMeter) Herman. She married Walter Myers on Aug. 28, 1930 and he preceded her in death on July 21, 1988. Myers attended the Bethany Christian Church.
Surviving are three sons, Walter Reid Myers, Washington; David Eugene Myers, Terre Haute and James Roland Myers, Louisville, Ky.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Myers; a granddaughter, Cynthia Myers; six sisters and three brothers.
(March 16, 1998)
ANNA ATKISON
SHOALS-Anna L. Atkison, 77, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Monday at 12:30 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will from 4 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on March 30, 1920 in Martin County to Arthur and Blanche (Lee) Gibbs. She married Charles J. Atkinson on Feb. 6, 1942 and he preceded her in death on May 20, 1994. Atkison was retired from Uniroyal and was a French Lick Pentecostal Church member.
Surviving are a daughter, Sharon Kidwell, Washington; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Jean Weir, Loogootee and a brother, Roy W. Gibbs, Shoals. She was preceded in death by her parent and a brother.
(March 16, 1998)

Funerals
EDITH RUSSELL
Edith Russell’s funeral was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Harris Funeral Home with the Revs. Bob Deal and Keith Jenkins officiating. Interment was at the Cup Creek Cemetery, Pikeville. Pallbearers were: Wayne Russell, David Reynolds, Kent Blount, Brent Wyant, Nick McQueen and Bud Underhill.
GLENNA MADDOX
The funeral for Glenna E. Maddox was at 3 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. Bro. Aleck Dickson officiated with interment in the Morris Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers were: John Helderman, Ray Telschow, Charles Helderman, Bruce Dillion, Michael Phegley and Allan Griggs.

ERNEST OSBORN
Funeral for Ernest Osborn was at 2 p.m. Monday at the Poindexter Hall & McClure Funeral Home in Odon. Interment was at the Burns City Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated. Pallbearers were: John Osborn, Marion Ferguson, Ed Ferguson, Gary Bell, T.J. Sowers and Walter Morris.

REX COURTNEY
Rex Courtney’s funeral was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion and Todd Durell officiating. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery. Elnora American Legion accorded full military honors at graveside. Pallbearers were: Josh Hudson, Adam Hudson, John Crecelius, Dwane Borter, Lynn Stafford and Gordon Fisher.

WANDA HARTZ
The funeral for Wanda Hartz was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Michael Allen officiated. Interment was at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gregory Hartz, Fredrick Hartz, Rodney Miles, David Ross, Brian Hartz and Eric Hartz.

MAE NORRIS
Funeral services for Mae F. Norris were at the Loogootee United Methodist Church Monday with the Rev. Dennis Payton officiating. Pallbearers were Charles Norris, Gary G. Norris, David L. Norris, Ray D. Norris, Chris Holland and John Fuhs.

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JAMES WALKER
James William "Bill” Walker, Washington, died at 3:30 a.m. Friday, at Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at the Alexander West Funeral Home in Evansville Monday at 11 a.m.
Friends may call Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Alexander West Funeral Home in Evansville.
He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 1114, Evansville, and a member of AmVets, American Legion, Moose Club, Washington. He retired from CSX Railroad in 1988.
Surviving are three sons, James A. Walker, Atlanta, Ga.; William P. Walker and Michael D. Walker of Evansville, a daughter, Connie L. Young, Hurricane, W.Va., and two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Also four sisters: Ruth Clark of Union Mich., Colleen Susan of Elkhart, Judy Fife of Indianapolis, Ann Beasly of Washington and two brothers, Robert Walker, Granger, and Vincent Walker, Washington.
(March 13, 1998)
MAE NORRIS
LOOGOOTEE-Mae F. Norris, 85, 200 N. Williams St., Loogootee, died at 4:15 p.m. Friday at her home.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church, W. Main St., Loogootee. Burial will be in Goodwill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday at Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born May 7, 1913, in Bramble, to Christopher and Mary Fields Holland. She married Delbert S. Norris on Aug. 16, 1930, and he preceded her in death in 1958.
She is survived by five sons, Donald L. Norris, Yuma, Ariz.; Charles H. Norris, Bloomfield; Gary G. Norris, Burns City; David L. Norris, Bedford, and Ray D. Norris, Loogootee, and two daughters, Diane Wood, Carmel, and Barbara Cannon, of Tennyson.
Twenty-six grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren also survive.
She was a homemaker and member of the Loogootee United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Marcella Fuhs; one brother, Ray Holland, and one sister, Violet Cowart.
(March 13, 1998)

KYLE SHARUM
EVANSVILLE-Kyle B. Sharum, 90, formerly of Montgomery, died at 1 a.m. Friday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Alexander East Chapel, 2115 Lincoln Ave., Evansville. The Revs. Robert Harris and James Kern will officiate with interment in Bethany Cemetery, Montgomery.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Alexander East Chapel.
He was born on Aug. 6, 1907, to William A. and Gertrude J. Sharum, Sr. They preceded him in death. He had been married to his wife, Nancy, for 65 years and she survives.
Sharum was a lifetime East Side Christian Church member since the church’s inception in the mid-1940s. He was very active in the church and sang in the choir. He was a charter member of the Central Christian Church in Washington. He was a retired letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
He was a World War II veteran having served in the Army Signal Corps. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Charles Denby Post 2953 and a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 0326.
Surviving are a sister, Audrey Kern, Odon and a brother, Thomas Sharum, Washington.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Helen Casavantes and a brother, William A. Sharum, Jr.
Donations may be given to the East Side Christian Church or Visiting Nurse Association Hospice.
(March 13, 1998)

DOROTHY FRENCH
EDWARDSPORT-Dorothy E. French, 83, formerly of Edwardsport, died Friday at 2:30 a.m. at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. Monday at Wampler-Shaw Chapel, Bicknell, with Pastor John Moreland officiating. Burial will be in the Edwardsport I.O.O.F. Cemetery.
She was born July 10, 1914, in Edwardsport to William H. and Minnie (Chambers) French.
She was a housekeeper and attended the Word of Life Church.
Her only surviving relative is a cousin, Francis Sproatt, Sullivan.
Four sisters and two brothers preceded her in death.
(March 13, 1998)

WANDA HARTZ
Wanda Ann Hartz, 73, 1107 N.E. Third St., died at 10:20 p.m. Thursday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday.
She was born on June 10, 1924, in Aliceville, to Cleo James and Martha Neoma (Fisher) Ray. She married Robert J. Hartz on Dec. 23, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 1979.
Hartz was a Lawrenceville (Ill.) High School graduate.
Surviving are four daughters, Andrea Miles, Washington; Beverly Hartz, Columbus; Nanette Obremski, Rexford, N.Y., and Sally Ross, Seattle, Wash.; two sons, Gregory Hartz, Washington and Fredrick Hartz, LaGrange; eight grandchildren and a brother, Billy Gene Ray, Washington.
She was preceded in death by her mother on Feb. 28 and a brother, Robert Ray.
(March 13, 1998)

REX COURTNEY
NEWBERRY-Harold Rex Courtney, 71, died at 5:25 p.m. Thursday at the Bloomington Hospital. He had suffered from Parkinsons Disease for 10 years, but death was unexpected.
Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel with Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion and Todd Durell officiating. Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Elnora. Elnora American Legion to accord full military honors at graveside. Friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1926 in Daviess County to Ralph and Laura (Taylor) Courtney. He married Wilma Stafford and she survives.
Courtney, a 1944 Elnora High School graduate, was a retired inspector with the Food and Drug Division of the Indiana State Board of Health; a former high school teacher at Plainville and Ferdinand and then a professor at Northwood College at West Baden. He was a 1950 Indiana State University and 1956 Indiana University graduate. He had served in the Army during World War II serving in the South Pacific. He was also a United Methodist Church, Elnora and Epsom Boat Club member.
Surviving are a daughter, Jeanne Fox, Washington; four grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Durell, Evansville and two brothers, Winstead Courtney, Ft. Wayne and Wayne Courtney, Corvalis, Or.
(March 12, 1998)

PAUL KENOlIO
MAUI, Hawaii-Paul Kahaleole Kenolio, 71, died Tuesday in Maui, Hawaii.
He was born on May 6, 1926 in Maui, Hawaii to George K. Kenolio and Anna R. Leleiwi, Kihe, Maui, T.H. He married Mauto Joel, Micronsead Islands in 1964. She preceded him in death.
Kenolio served in the Armed Forces during World War II.
Surviving are a son, Paul, Jr.; two daughters, Winona Kenolio, Hawaii and Joel Lani Sidebottom, Washington and seven grandchildren.
(March 10, 1998)

GLENNA MADDOX
VINCENNES-Glenna E. Maddox, 67, formerly of Oaktown, died at 1:05 a.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. Bro. Aleck Dickson will officiate with interment in the Morris Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born to Oscar and Sarah (Snyder) Kirk in Freelandville on May 12, 1930. She married Glenn Maddox on July 21, 1951 and he survives.
Maddox was a homemaker and former owner and operator of Gingerbread Lane Craft Shop in Vincennes. She was also a Oaktown Church of Christ member.
Surviving are a daughter, Laurell Rubeck, Vincennes; three sons, Curtis Maddox, Evansville and Ron and Reed Maddox, both of Oaktown; three sisters, Rosie Dillion, Vincennes; Audrey Turner, Oaktown and Imogene Harrison, Owensboro, Ky.; five brothers, Jerry Kirk, Michigan City; Robert Kirk, Dillsboro; Oscar Kirk, Oaktown; Frank Kirk, Detroit, Mich. and Clarence Kirk and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Bruce, Gilbert and Don and parents.
(March 12, 1998)
 

Funerals
FLOSSIE NALKER
The funeral for Flossie Nalker was at 10 a.m.Friday at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Jim Payton officiated with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Joe Speth, Dale Nalker, Mikael Speth, Leon Speth, Doug Cook and Brian Cook.
HERBERT SCHREINER
Funeral for Herbert W. Schreiner was at Gill Chapel Thursday at 2 p.m. with Bro. Ben Bean officiating. Entombment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Pallbearers were: Randy Bouchie, Jordan Bouchie, David White, Alan White, Don McCrary and Frank Dant.

ARTHUR COLBERT
The funeral for Arthur Colbert was at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Fr. Ronald Zgunda and Yvonne Evans officiating.
Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: William Cresgy, James Campton, Richard Hill, Ralph Smith, Norman Bouchie and Tracy McLin.
 

3-12-98
Notices
GLENNA MADDOX
VINCENNES-Glenna E. Maddox, 67, died at 1:05 this morning at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral Home in Bruceville.
(March 12, 1998) 
MILDRED GORE
OAKTOWN-Mildred L. Gore, 79, died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday in Indiana University Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Gordon E. Utt Oaktown Chapel. Bro. Aleck Dickson will officiate with burial in Oaktown Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and before the service.
She was born in Knox County on Nov. 9, 1918 to the late John and Margaret Carie Johnson. She married Vernor Gore on Nov. 23, 1938 and he survives.
Gore, Oaktown High School graduate, was a homemaker and member of the Oaktown Church of Christ.
Surviving are three daughters, Patty Shelton, Carmel; Judy Scohy, Fort Gratiot, Mich. and Donna Major, Corpus Christi, Texas. She was preceded in death by four brothers.
(March 11, 1998)
WILLIAM HACKLER, JR.
MT. CARMEL, Ill.-William E. Hackler, Jr., 83, died Wednesday at the Wabash General Hospital, Mt. Carmel.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Chapel of Short Funeral Home, 527 Mulberry St., Mt. Carmel, with burial in Highland Memorial Cemetery. Calling tonight from 4 to 8 at the funeral home.
He was born on Sept. 28, 1914 in Washington to William E. and Grace (Arison) Hackler, Sr. He married Hazel Smith and she preceded him in death in July 1968. He then married Irene Simpson Kemper in January 1970 and she survives.
Hackler, Jr., a World War II Army veteran, served in the 87th Infantry Division of General Patton’s Third Army in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and Czechoslovakia. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, four Battle Stars and the Bronze Star for action in the "Belgium Bulge” plus the Presidential Citation. He was a member of the Egypt Temple Shriners of Tampa, Fla., where he resided for several years, a life member of the Elks #715 in Mt. Carmel, a member of the VFW and a 46-year-member of the American Legion.
He was a Trinity United Methodist Church member where he taught Sunday School for several years and was past chairman of the Administrative Board of the Church. He was a partner with his first wife, Hazel, of the Hackler’s Vouge in Mt. Carmel for 50 years and a member of many civic organizations.
Surviving are a son, William E. Hackler, III; three stepchildren, Annette J. Mowatt, Bloomington; Walter James Kemper, Fairfield, Ill. and Nancy M. Shular, Allendale, Ill.; a brother, Raymond Paul Hackler, Plainfield; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son and a brother, Eugene Hackler.
Memorials may be made to the Wabash Valley College Foundations.
(March 11, 1998)

Funerals
ARTHUR COLBERT
The funeral for Arthur Colbert was at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Fr. Ronald Zgunda and Yvonne Evans officiating.
Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: William Cresgy, James Campton, Richard Hill, Ralph Smith, Norman Bouchie and Tracy McLin. 

3-11-98 
JOHN RICHARDSON
LOOGOOTEE-John Dwayne Richardson, 10, died at 8:25 a.m. Tuesday at the Daviess County Hospital. He died from injuries suffered in an accident Tuesday morning.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Loogootee Methodist Church. Burial will be at the Alfordsville Community Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 9 a.m. until service time.
He was born on March 14, 1987 at the John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth, Texas, to Joe and Pam Bonice. They survive in Loogootee.
Richardson was in the fifth grade at Loogootee Elementary School East and attended the Loogootee Methodist Church.
Surviving are three brothers, Jason Bonice and Vince Shelton, both of Loogootee; Joseph Bonice, Oak Hill, Ohio; a sister, Natasha Shelton, Loogootee; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Franklin, Loogootee; paternal grandmother, Opal Fields, Oak Hill, Ohio and maternal great-grandmother, Mary Alice Franklin.
(March 10, 1998)
FLOSSIE NALKER
Flossie Cathryn Nalker, 81, Sunset Towers, died in the Daviess County Hospital extended care unit Tuesday at 4 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Jim Payton will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on Nov. 6, 1916 in Daviess County to James and Mary (Kirk) Purcell. She married Walter F. Nalker and he preceded her in death.
Nalker was a nurses aid at the Daviess County Hospital. She also attended the Central Christian Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Cathy Speth, Vincennes; Phyllis Meadows, Phoenix, Ariz. and Linda Cook, Broken Arrow, Okla. and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
(March 10, 1998)

WILLIAM GILLEY
ROSSFORD, Ohio-William Carl Gilley, 82, died on Feb. 17 in St. Charles Mercy Hospital, Toledo, Ohio.
He was born in Washington on Jan. 16, 1916 to James Elvis and Winnie Buthel (Matteson) Gilley. He married Mildred Williams and she survives.
Gilley, 1935 Washington High School graduate, was an engineer with the B & O Railroad for 42 years, retiring in 1979. He was a member of East Christian Church where he was past deacon, elder and trustee. He was also a 32nd degree Mason, a 50-year member of the Scottish Rite and a Dehlia Club member.
Surviving are two sons, Gary and Roger; three daughters, LaDonna Shananan, Virginia Forney and Aline Bick; a brother, Hollis Gilley; two sisters, Martha Joyce and Mary Bateman; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a brother, Lionell Gilley.
(Feb. 17, 1998)

Funeral
CLETA DAVIS
The funeral for Cleta L. Davis was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg with the Rev. Lee Ayers officiating. Pallbearers were: Steve Davis, Mike Davis, Greg Davis, David Hollis, Rex Davis and Denny Hollis. 

3-10-98
Notice
FLOSSIE NALKER
Flossie Nalker, 81, Washington, died at the Daviess County Hospital today at 4 a.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
(March 10, 1998)

ARLIE HOSKINS
FLORA, Ill.-Arlie F. Hoskins, 81, died at his residence Monday at 9:45 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Frank and Bright Funeral Home, 500 North Main Street, Flora, Ill. Interment will be at the Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, with full military honors. Bill Campbell will officiate.
Visitation will be an hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born in Flora, Ill. on March 29, 1916 to Floyd and Maude M. (Hargrave) Hoskins. He married Elenora English on July 30, 1954 in Evansville. She preceded him in death on May 19, 1996.
Hoskins was a retired conductor for B&O Railroad for over 30 years. He had served during World War II.
Surviving are a niece, Patsy Conley and a sister-in-law, Thelma Tadlock, both of Flora, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and three sisters.
Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.
(March 8, 1998)
HERBERT SCHREINER
Herbert W. Schreiner, 91, 8 Woodmere Drive, died at 12:30 a.m. today at the Washington Nursing Center.
Private funeral services will be at Gill Chapel with Bro. Ben Bean officiating.
Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
There will be no visitation.
He was born on March 6, 1907 in Warren, Ohio to John and Katherine (Titus) Schreiner. He married Bertha McCrary on Aug. 6, 1966 and she survives.
Schreiner, Warren Ohio High School, was a retired sales representative for Shell Oil Co. and attended the Methodist Church in Kuttawa, Ky. He had served in the Army during World War II from 1943 to 47. Also, he was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Columbus, Ohio; Rispah Temple Shrine, Madisonville, Ky.; charter Shrine Club member, Princeton, Ky.; Shrine Club, Cadiz, Ky. and Port Authority chairman, Lyon Co. Ky. for 12 years.
Surviving are a stepdaughter, Judy White, Washington; three stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
(March 10, 1998)

Funerals
DOROTHY MYERS
The funeral for Dorothy I. Myers was at 1 p.m. today at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. The Rev. Gary Cooper officiated with interment at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bruce Miller, Bill Wampler, Bob Miller, Gene Koskey, Bob Snyder and Paul Snyder.
EMMA CARPENTER
The funeral for Emma Sue Carpenter was at 11 a.m. Monday at the Freelandville Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Forest Godin officiated. Arrangements were by McClure Funeral Home.

3-9-98 
DOROTHY MYERS
BICKNELL-Dorothy I. Myers, 77, died in Good Samaritan Hospital’s extended care facility Friday at 5:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. The Rev. Gary Cooper will officiate with interment at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel and from noon until service time at the church on Tuesday.
She was born to August and Emma (Brown) Miller on March 30, 1920 in Bicknell on the farm where she lived all of her life. She married Max W. Myers on April 5, 1942 and he survives.
Myers was a homemaker and lifetime Bicknell United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are three daughters, Linda Boberg, Bicknell; Beth Myers, Madison and Kay W. Myers, Anchorage, Alaska; a son, Max W. Myers, Jr., Ellettsville; a brother, John G. "Jack” Miller, Wyommissing, Pa. and three grandchildren.
Family requests memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
(March 6, 1998)
LOUIS LINN
VINCENNES-Louis E. Linn, 78, died at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Old Cathedral with interment at Mt. Calvary. Frs. John Schipp and Bob Numergut will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a rosary at 5 p.m.
He was born on Dec. 6, 1919 in Vincennes to Louis L. and Esther (Brouillette) Linn. They preceded him in death. He had been married to his wife, Mary Kay (Gray) Linn for 56 years.
Linn, a 1937 Lincoln High School graduate, worked as a postal carrier and formerly of Nugent Dairy for 20 years. He attended the Old Cathedral church. He was a World War II Army veteran serving in the Pacific Theater attaining Master Sergeant rank. He was a life-American Legion VFW member and active All Weather Squad.
Surviving are his children James "Jim” Linn, LouAnn Linn and Sandy Holscher, all of Vincennes; Ed Linn, Atlanta, Ind.; Stephen Linn, Terre Haute; David Linn, Grosse Pointe Park, Mich. and MaryBeth Salyers, Riverdale, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, Billie Sinnott, Washington; Betty Mize, Vincennes; Bobbi Edwards, Winter Haven, Fla. and Jackie Fairhurst, Bonita Springs, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a sister, MaryEllen Polston, in 1971.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Old Cathedral Restoration Fund.
(March 8, 1998)

LESTER COOPER
OAKLAND CITY-Lester T. Cooper, 94, formerly of Winslow, died at 2:50 a.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home.
Funeral services were at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel, Oakland City, today at 10 a.m. with burial in Montgomery Cemetery. The Rev. David Eastridge officiated.
He was born on March 6, 1904 in Pike County to Stephen and Sarah (McCallahan) Cooper. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Cooper, in 1977.
Cooper was employed at Marathan (Ohio) Oil Company for 48 years. He was an Arthur General Baptist Church member.
Surviving are a daughter, Eula Mae Hughes, Winslow; a son, Joe Cooper, Washington; a sister, Myrl Riddle, Oakland City; a grandchild; two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
(March 7, 1998)

HARRY MYERS
LINTON-Harry Alvin Myers, 74, died at 6:20 a.m. Saturday at Lyons Convalescent Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch and Cornett Linton Chapel with pastor Michael Penny officiating. Burial will follow at Sandborn Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday before services.
He was born on June 1, 1923 in Odon to Paul and Laura (Pershing) Myers. He married Maxine Ferguson on Sept. 21, 1945 and she survives.
Myers was owner and operator of Linton Transmission Clinic for over 40 years. He ministered at the Bible Testimony Chapel in Linton for over 15 years and served in a Bible ministry on the radio at Bedford, Terre Haute and Sullivan for many years. He was a Bible Testimony Chapel and Linton Ministerial Association member.
Surviving are three sons, Alvin Ray Myers, Linton; David Paul Myers, Switz City and John Wesley Myers, Burlington, Iowa; two brothers, Rex Myers, Greenwood and Donnie Myers, Newberry, Fla.; a sister, Helen Porter, Burn City; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Myers and his parents. ; (March 7, 1998)

JON TROWBRIDGE
BERNE, Ind.-Jon Robert Trowbridge, 25, died at 11:50 a.m. Saturday at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in New York.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Decatur, Ind. with Fr. John Gillig officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Decatur.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at Gill Chapel and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Haggard-Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
He was born to Denzil Walters and Roberta Williams Wagner on Aug. 1, 1972 in Washington. He married Lori L. Knous on May 7, 1993 and she survives.
Trowbridge was general manager of Bob Evans in Ft. Wayne. He was a St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church of Decatur member and was a little league coach in Jasper last summer.
Surviving are a daughter, Taylor Alysee Trowbridge and Tyler Nicholas Trowbridge, both at home; his parents, Roberta Wagner and Denzil Walters, both of Washington and a sister, Jennifer Uppencamp, Winslow.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Tyler and Taylor Trowbridge Education Fund: First Bank of Berne, Berne, Ind.
(March 7, 1998)

ARTHUR COLBERT
Arthur H. Colbert, 86, 719 NW First, died at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday at 7 a.m. He had been in failing health for a month and seriously ill for a day.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Fr. Ronald Zgunda officiating. Interment will be at the St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral on Wednesday.
He was born on July 27, 1911 in Daviess County to James and Etta (Walters) Colbert. They preceded him in death. He married Jean E. Dant on Dec. 23, 1970 and she survives.
Colbert was a electrician for McCord Corporation for 34 years retiring in 1962. He also worked for the Washington School corporation for 20 years retiring in 1996. He was educated in Jefferson schools. He was a former Moose Lodge member, Eagles Lodge and was a member of the original board of Washington Conservation Club.
Surviving are a son, Ted Colbert; a daughter, Connie Rang and a stepdaughter, Sheilda Sheley, all of Washington; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
(March 8, 1998)

STANLEY SMITH
BEDFORD-Stanley Earl Smith, 89, formerly of Bloomington, died at 10:49 a.m. Saturday at the Lawrence County Dunn Memorial Hospital, Bedford.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Cherry officiating. Burial will be at the Cresthaven Memory Garden.
Friends may call tonight from 2 to 8 at the funeral home.
He was born on Aug. 19, 1908, in Bedford to William Henry and Epsie Jane (Kern) Smith. He married Lucille Hollars, who preceded him in death. He then married Hazel Burgess on Feb. 20, 1940 and she preceded him in death on April 15, 1972. He then married Mary Jane Greenwell on Dec. 28, 1973 and she survives.
Smith, a 1926 Mitchell High School graduate, was a retired heating and plumbing contractor at Smith’s Heat and Plumbing in Harrodsburg. He was a World War II veteran serving from 1942 to 45 in the army as an aviation engineer stationed in Saipan, Tenian and Okinawa. He was also a lifetime VFW member and of the Protestant faith.
Surviving are two daughters, Sherry Collins, Orleans, Ind. and Shirley Chastain, Mitchell; a stepdaughter, June Beavers, Bedford; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Reed and Bert Smith and a sister, Ruby Gaines.
(March 7, 1998)

CLETA DAVIS
OTWELL-Cleta Davis, 81, died at the Amber Manor Care Center, Petersburg, on Sunday at 5:10 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
She was born in Pike County on Jan. 11, 1917 to Floyd and Annis (Bell) Davis.
Daviess was retired from the IRS and was an Algiers United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are four brothers, Jim and Roger Davis, both of Otwell; Donald and Pat Davis, both of Petersburg and three sisters, Levonne Hollis and Virginia Polen, both of Otwell and Marjorie Griffith, Petersburg.
(March 8, 1998)

Funerals
THELMA MOORE
The funeral for Thelma Franklin Moore was at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Odon First Christian Church with Bro. Richard Crabtree officiating. Interment was at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon, was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Tom Nugent, Jim Franklin, Bob Benefiel, Jay Moore, Wayne Moore and Glen Gainey.
BEULAH BAXTER
The funeral for Beulah Baxter was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Robert Koenig officiated with interment in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Kevin Baxter, Chris Baxter, Leland Baxter, Ira Wilson, Keith Nettles and Jimmy Evans.

MARTIN CRANEY
A mass was celebrated at the St. Patrick’s Church, Corning, at 10 a.m. Saturday for the funeral of Martin "Tommy” Craney. Frs. Lowell Will and Paul Roos were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the church cemetery. The pallbearers were: Jeff Grannan, R.J. Craig, Josh Craney, Jeremy Leinenbach, Jerod Schaefer and Mike Steiner. The grandchildren served as an honorary escort.

JAMES BAKER
Graveside services for James "Jimmy” E. Baker were at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. John’s Cemetery. Sister Rose Ann Muller officiated.

3-6-1998 
BEULAH BAXTER
Beulah F. Baxter, 75, Rt. #4, died suddenly at her residence Wednesday at 9 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Koenig will officiate. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. until service time Sunday.
She was born in Daviess County to Erastus and Jessie (Fowler) Beck on Feb. 18, 1923. She married Abner Baxter on Feb. 22, 1941 and he survives. Baxter was a housewife.
Surviving are a son, Kevin Baxter, Washington and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Paul, Cecil and Albert Beck and three sisters, June Hoffman, Dorothy Harner and Ruth Beck.
(March 4, 1998)
BERNARD THALE
CINCINNATI, Ohio-Bernard G. Thale, died Tuesday at his residence in Cincinnati.
The funeral will be at the Christian Church at Alfordsville on Saturday at 10 a.m. Paul R. Young Funeral Home, Cincinnati, Ohio, was in charge of arrangements.
Friends may call Saturday from 9 a.m. until service time.
He married Eldena Armstrong and she survives. Thale was a Kiwanis and National Glass Dealers Association member. He also attended the Clovernook Christian Church.
Surviving are his children, Sylvia Patten and Joyce T. Rybak; five grandchildren and a sister, Florence Thale. He was preceded in death by a sister, Celia Kotte.
Remembrances may be sent to Hospice of Cincinnati, 4310 Cooper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242.
(March 3, 1998)

ELIZABETH CLAXON
The funeral for Gladys Elizabeth Claxon was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Revs. Roger Helton and Robert Harting officiating. Interment was in Aikman Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ernie Collison, Frank Price, Carlos Arney, Bill DeVries, Melvin James and Bobby Gilley.

3-5-98
Funeral Notice
BEULAH BAXTER
Funeral arrangements for Beulah Baxter, 75, are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
 

THELMA MOORE
ODON-Thelma Jean Franklin Moore, 42, died from Multiple Sclerosis at 7:14 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis. She had been seriously ill for two weeks.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Odon First Christian Church with Bro. Richard Crabtree officiating. Interment will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and beginning at 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
She was born in Daviess County on Jan. 2, 1956 to Ray and Laura (Greenwood) Gainey. Her first husband, Jack P. Franklin, died on Nov. 17, 1984. She then married Paul Moore on June 15, 1987 and he survives.
Moore, a 1974 North Daviess High School graduate, was an interior designer decorator for Franklins designs. She helped with Earth and Moore works. She also worked for Home Outfitters, Kittles and Lazarus of Indianapolis. Also, she was a Mary Kay Cosmetic consultant.
She graduated from Brooks College in Long Beach, Calif. and attended the Odon First Christian Church. She was a member of the Daviess County Republican Women, Bunco Club, UHL Collectors Society, Odon Business Association, Little Sisters of Sigma Pi Fraternity; secretary-treasurer of the Odon Old Settlers and past member of Odon Park Board.
Surviving are her husband, Paul; her mother; two sons, Jarrod Franklin, Culver, Ind. and John Moore, at home; a brother, Glen Gainey, Noblesville and two sisters, Della Benefiel, Greenfield and Carol Nugent, Elnora.
Her father preceded her in death in 1990.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Center for Multiple Sclerosis Foundation in her memory. Send contributions to the First National Bank in Odon.
(March 4, 1998)
MARTIN CRANEY
CANNELBURG-Martin Thomas Craney, 71, died at his residence Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. He had been in failing health, but death was sudden.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Patrick’s Church with interment at the St. Patrick’s Cemetery. Fr. Lowell will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and before Saturday’s service.
He was born on July 15, 1926 in Martin County to William and Hazel (Todd) Craney. They preceded him in death. He married Bernadette Colvin on April 3, 1948 and she survives. Craney retired from Crane Ammo Depot after 37 years. He was also active in farming. He was educated in Alfordsville schools and had attended Alfordsville High School. He was a St. Patrick’s Church at Corning member. Also, he was a 4-H leader for Reeve Township and a Navy veteran serving in World War II.
Surviving are his children: Greg Craney, Washington; Dorothy Ann Grannan, Montgomery; Michael Craney, Petersburg; Monica Steiner, Diana Dages and Bill Craney, all of Loogootee; David Craney, Derby, Ind.; Madonna Leinenbach, Huntingburg; Betty Craig, Odon; Joan Cornelius and Steve Craney, both of Cannelburg; Mary Schaefer, Fulda, Ind. and Hazel Leinenbach, Ferdinand, Ind.; 33 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Craney, Montgomery and Edmund Craney, Loogootee and six sisters, Bernadette Abel and Mageline Trowbridge, both of Washington; Marie Arvin and Margie Feagan, both of Loogootee; Dorothy Benjamin, Lyons and Patsy Frye, Odon. He was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Craney.
(March 4, 1998)

FRANK CRAYS
LOOGOOTEE-Frank "Jack” Crays, 78, died Wednesday at 12:05 a.m. at the Martin County Healthcare and Rehab Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee with the Rev. Dennis Payton officiating. Interment will be at the Goodwill Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Loogootee American Legion.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on June 18, 1919 in Martin County to Ott and Kizzie (Davis) Crays. His first wife, Gail Brown Crays, preceded him in death in 1961. He then married Shirley Hilbert in 1963 in Washington and she survives.
Crays was a retired mechanic from McDonald Chevrolet. He was also a World War II Army veteran.
Surviving are a son, Lee Crays, Jasper; a stepson, David Wininger, Vincennes; a daughter, Jackie Mosby, Loogootee; three brothers, Merle Crays, Kankakee, Ill.; John Crays, Aroma Park, Ill. and Forest Crays, Louisville, Ky.; a half-brother, Westley Crays, Loogootee; three half-sisters, Loretta Harper and Mary Emma Bussinger, both of Loogootee and Martha Chestnut, Odon; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his son, Frankie Crays, in 1995 and a brother, Norbert Crays.
(March 4, 1998)
 

Funeral
ELIZABETH STONE
The funeral for Elizabeth Anne Stone was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with pastor Paul Newton officiating. Pallbearers were: Steve Ritter, Mike Stewart, David Stewart, Carol Thomas, Jeff Williams and Troy Cates. 

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ELLEN MCHUGH
DAYTON, Ohio-Ellen Frances McHugh, 67, died on Feb. 15 in Sarasota, Fla.
The funeral was at the Church of the Incarnation with burial in Calgary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.
She was born on May 1, 1930 to Kathleen and Walter Morris in New York, N.Y.
She married Edward J. McHugh 47 years ago and he survives.
McHugh, a 1948 St. Nicholas of Tolentine (New York) graduate, was of the Catholic faith.
Surviving are seven children, Margaret "Peggy” Graham, Washington; Edward, Chicago; Brian, Caro, Mich.; Kathy Musial, Chicago; Patrick, Yellow Springs, Ohio; Mary Bello, Mexico City and Ellen Otto, Dayton, Ohio; 18 grandchildren and a sister, Kathleen Morris, Dayton.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Anne Morris, Dayton, Ohio.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Catholic Education Endowment, Box 916, Washington.
(Feb. 15, 1998)

Funeral
NANCY YARBROUGH
The funeral for Nancy Yarbrough was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Dennis Payton officiated with interment at Bethel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Rick Purdue, Terry Purdue, Jeff Goodwin, Aaron Rhoades, Bill Breeden and Dale Ashby. 

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ELIZABETH STONE
PETERSBURG-Elizabeth Anne Stone, 72, died at the Amber Manor Care Center, Petersburg, on Sunday at 3:12 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with pastor Paul Newton officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
She was in Pike County to Owen and Pearle E. (Miller) Miley on Sept. 12, 1925. She married Frank E. Stone on Sept. 14, 1946 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 8, 1988.
Stone was a VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are a daughter, Becky Conway, Petersburg; a sister, Mary Ellen Ritter, Washington; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Alan E. Stone on Sept. 13, 1969; two sisters, Dorothy Stewart and Dolores Walker and a great-grandchild, Owen Marshall Chum.
(March 1, 1998)
GLENNIS JONES
OAKLAND CITY-Glennis L. (Smith) Jones, 82, died at her home Saturday at 5:48 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel, 226 East Washington St., Oakland City, Tuesday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the White River Chapel Cemetery, Bowman. The Rev. Bill Sweigart will officiate.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight and from 8 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the chapel.
She was born on Oct. 6, 1915 in Mt. Carmel, Ill. to Fred and Mina (Linder) Smith. She married Glen Howard Jones and he preceded her in death in 1983.
Jones was retired from Wirth Regional Hospital in Oakland City. She was also a Trinity United Methodist Church, Oakland City, member.
Surviving are a son, Lloyd Jones, Oakland City; five daughters, Toni Allison, Washington; Marilyn Appel, Evansville; Patty Williams, Connie Wilson and Sandra Bennington, all of Oakland City; a sister, Ona Ma Case, Mt. Carmel, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister; four brothers and a great-grandchild.
(Feb. 28, 1998)

MARTHA RAY
Martha Neoma Ray, 91, 1107 N.E. Third St., died at the Daviess County Hospital at 8:25 p.m. Saturday.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Jerry Harbstreit officiating. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday until service time.
She was born on Jan. 25, 1907 in Lawrence County, Ill. to Charles Lester and Martha (Waldrop) Fisher. She married Cleo James Ray on Oct. 15, 1923 and he preceded her in death on April 7, 1966.
Ray attended Central Christian Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Wanda A. Hartz, Washington; a son, Billy Gene Ray, Washington; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a brother, Oscar Fisher, Lawrenceville, Ill.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Ray; a grandson, Michael Ray; a sister, Armentha Fisher and two brothers, Ernest and James Fisher.
(Feb. 28, 1998)

ALICE OSTBY
Alice Belle Ostby, 82, 208 S.E. 14th St., died at the Daviess County Hospital on Saturday at 1:22 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Kathleen Weller will officiate. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday until service time. Beta Sigma Phi services will be at 6 tonight.
She was born on March 31, 1915 in South Bend to Morris and Pauline (Bellinger) Mitchell. She married Christian Ostby on Jan. 22, 1939 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 25, 1983.
Ostby, a James Whitcomb Riley High School (South Bend) graduate, was a former saleswoman at Dee Lee Children’s Shop and Westminster Presbyterian Church member. She was also a 60 year Beta Sigma Phi member and was a past president.
Surviving are three sons, C. Richard Ostby, Washington; R. David Ostby, Bloomington and Chris A. Ostby III, Louisville, Ky.; five grandchildren...


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