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Obituaries and Funerals November 29, 1999

OBITS

EDITH KIME
NAPLES, Fla. - Edith B. Kime, 97, formerly of Petersburg, died at 6:15 a.m. Friday at Buena Vida Retirement in Naples, Fla.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg.
She was born in Petersburg, on Oct. 24, 1902, to Rufus and Ada (Evans) Colvin. She married Allah T. Kime and he preceded her in death on April 10, 1995.
Kime was a retired bank teller having worked at the Citizens State Bank in Petersburg for over 50.
Surviving are: her daughter, Carolyn Goelz, Naples, Fla.; a grandson and two great-grandsons.
(Nov. 26, 1999)

GROVER HOWARD
INDIANAPOLIS - Grover Dale Howard, 71, died Saturday at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield. Interment will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Howard retired in 1990 after 45 years as a foreman for Mitchel and Scott Machine Company in the Heat Treating Department in Indianapolis. He was also a Navy veteran and Bridgeport United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: his wife, Katherine L. (Acton) Howard; his children, Pamela J. Hinders, Sherry D. Winters and Roger O. Howard, all of Indianapolis; two brothers, John Eldon Howard, Joplin, Mo. and Larry Howard, Raglesville; two sisters, Marcile Bauer and Darlene Bechtel, both of Odon; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Albert William, Dexter and Floyd Howard and two grandsons, Jeremiah Winters and Ryan Douglas Howard.
(Nov. 27, 1999)

MILDRED GILLEY
HUDSONVILLE - Mildred Himsel Gilley, 87, died at 1 this morning at the Hillside Manor Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Robert Harting will officiate with interment in the Aikman Creek Cemetery. Friends may call after 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born on Jan. 1, 1912, in Daviess County, to John and Catherine (Rudolph) Himsel. She married Arthur Joseph Gilley, on Oct. 25, 1939 and he preceded her in death on April 23, 1967.
Gilley, a Glendale High School graduate, was a retired teacher having taught for 16 years at Glendale Elementary Schools. This Indiana State Teachers College graduate was also an Aikman Creek Baptist Church, Missionary Society of Church, Glendale Eastern Star No. 461, Monday Afternoon Club and Jolly Co-Workers Homemakers Club member.
Surviving are: a son, John George Gilley, Montgomery; three grandsons and a sister. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
(Nov. 29, 1999)

NELLIE DeJARNETT
PETERSBURG - Nellie DeJarnett, 80, died of heart failure at 11:26 a.m. Saturday at Petersburg Health Care.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born in Pike County, on Nov. 11, 1919, to Perry and Zella (Smith) Rumble. She married Thurlo DeJarnett and he survives.
DeJarnett attended the Gospel Center Church.
Surviving are: a son, William Perry Willis, New York, N.Y.; a stepson, Tom DeJarnett, Otwell; three stepdaughters, Tina Kay Robling, Petersburg; Fontella Young, Princeton and Cloetta Hollander, Ft. Branch; three grandchildren; several stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren and 16 stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a stepson, William Lannie DeJarnett.
(Nov. 27, 1999)

HERMAN WATKINS
JONESVILLE - Herman Estel Watkins, 84, died at the Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus, Ind. at 1:46 p.m. on Saturday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Voss Chapel, Seymour. The Rev. Gary Bechtel will officiate with interment in the Uniontown (Ind.) Cemetery. Full military graveside rites will be conducted.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at Voss Chapel and after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday until service time.
He was born to Ralph and Bessie Mae (Bruener) Watkins, on July 9, 1915, in Washington. They preceded him in death. He married Ruby Maxine Bowman on Nov. 22, 1936, in Washington and she survives.
Watkins was retired from the Pennsylvania Railroad. He was a Peters Switch Nazarene Church, Seymour, member. Also, he served in the Air Force during World War II.
Others surviving are: a daughter, Nancy Alice Throneycroft, Columbus, Ind.; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Fred L. Watkins, Florida; three sisters, Velma Lanning, Rushville; Claraetta Jerger, Ohio and Wanda Nelson, Arkansas.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ezra and Wilbur Watkins.
Memorials may be given to the Crothersville Nazarene Church or Peters Switch Nazarene Church.
(Nov. 27, 1999)

JACK EDWARDS
Jack Edwards, 68, 1200 State Street, died at 3:04 p.m. Friday at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in St. John’s Cemetery. Scott Air Force Base Honor Guard will accord full military rites at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until service time. A wake service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1931, in Daviess County, to William Elmer and Cathern Pearl (Gress) Edwards. He married Patricia Widdows and she preceded him in death in February 1956.
Edwards, a 1949 Washington High School graduate, retired from Commonwealth Insurance Company after more than 25 years and also retired from the Air Force Reserve on Sept. 7, 1991, as a technical sergeant. Also, he was a VFW, American Legion, Moose, Washington Country Club and St. Simon’s Catholic Church member. He was also a Korean War veteran.
Surviving are: four daughters, Michelle R. Jacobs and Jodi K. Edwards, both of Washington; Darla J. Meehan, Vincennes and Kathleen S. Sawyers, Deerborn, Mich; three sons, Daniel J. Edwards, Vincennes; Jack R. Edwards II, Indianapolis and Darren J. Edwards, Lawrenceville, Ill.; 16 grandchildren and two sisters, Katherine McCain and Rowena Byran, both of Washington.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Christopher A. Downs and four brothers, Robert, Floyd, Billy and Raymond.
(Nov. 26, 1999)

FREIDA MILLER
NEWBERRY - Freida Ellen Miller, 84, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lyons Health and Living Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Jenkins and Sons Funeral Home, Bloomfield. Interment will be at the Scotland Cemetery with the Rev. Bob Duncan officiating.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight and from noon until the service hour Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born on May 12, 1915, in Bloomfield, to John Machall and Lola Beatrice (Bailey) Geddes. They preceded her in death. She married Owen Miller and he preceded her in death in 1982.
Miller was a homemaker and Newberry Christian Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Maurice Owen Miller, Newberry; a daughter, Sue Ellen Johnson, Odon; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and two stepsisters, Ann and Orlee Meters, Alabama.
She was also preceded death by a brother in infancy; a brother, Herbert Bailey Geddes and his stepmother, Florence VanOver Williams Geddes.
(Nov. 28, 1999)

MARTHA EDINGTON
CRANE - Martha M. Edington, 77, died at 1:20 a.m. Sunday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel, 700 Gaurley Pike, Bloomington. The Rev. Harold Carter will officiate with interment in the Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel.
She was born on June, 25, 1922, in Bloomington, to Roscoe and Hattie Mae (Asher) Richardson. She married Elmer E. Edington and he survives.
Edington was a housewife. She was also an Indiana Church of Christ, Bloomington Women of the Moose and Forresters Lodge member.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Patricia N. Tidd, Truth of Consequences, New Mexico; a son, James E. Edington, Crane; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Roxie Stanley, Bloomington and a brother, Robert Richardson, Bloomington.
She was also preceded him in death by four brothers and sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
(Nov. 28, 1999)

CLARA DUNLAP
SHOALS -Clara M. Dunlap, 83, died at 2:15 p.m. Sunday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Eagles memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday with Rebeccah Lodge memorial service to follow.
She was born on Dec. 18, 1915, in Daviess County, to John L. and Nina E. (Chambers) Adams. They preceded her in death. She married Richard Dunlap on Dec. 19, 1931 and he preceded her in death on July 28, 1971.
Dunlap was retired from Tredways Super Value Mart. She was also a Shoals United Methodist Church, Eagles of Shoals, Rebeccah Lodge, Martin County Garden Club, Dover Hill Homemakers Club and In-As-Much Sunday School Class member.
Surviving are: a niece, Clara Harder, Shoals and several other nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mariyn Virginia Adams and a brother, Joesph Adams.
(Nov. 28, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 27, 1999

WILLIAM HUMERICKHOUSE
ODON - William Vernon “Preach” Humerickhouse, 88, died at 5:35 a.m. Friday at the Ketcham Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Odon United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Ahlemeyer officiating.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon, and from 9 a.m. until service time at the church Monday.
He was born on Sept. 6, 1911, in Daviess County, to William W. and Loretta (Doughtery) Humerickhouse. His wife, Ruth, survives. They were married on Aug. 24, 1933.
Humerickhouse was owner of Humerickhouse Lumber Company. He was also an Odon United Methodist Church, Odon Lions Club, Washington Boat Club and Knights of Pythias UCT member.
Also surviving are: three sons, Richard “Rick” Humerickhouse, Evansville; three sons, Rex Humerickhouse, Glen Carbon, Ill., and Marlan Joe Humerickhouse, Pensacola, Fla.; a daughter, Nancy Tarvin, Lapel; a sister, Pauline McCracken, East Point, Mich.; a brother, Don Humerickhouse, Brooksville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Ray, Ted, Bill and Ed Humerickhouse and two sisters, Adaline Trueblood and Gladys Parsons.
(Nov. 26, 1999)

WALTER INGRAM
PETERSBURG - Walter G. Ingram, 84, died at 1:51 a.m. Friday at the Scott Air Force Base Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Veteran’s graveside services will be conducted by the Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
He was born in Pike County, on June 19, 1915, to Joseph and Vina (Hale) Ingram. He married Shirley Spradlin on July 2, 1944. She survives.
Ingram was a truck driver and Olive Branch Baptist Church member.
Also surviving are: a son, Larry Ingram, Petersburg; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
(Nov. 26, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 26, 1999

NOTICE

WILLIAM HUMERICKHOUSE
ODON - William Vernon “Preach” Humerickhouse, 88, died at 5:35 this morning at the Ketcham Memorial Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon. (Nov. 26, 1999)

OBITS

MERLE PHILLIPS
MONTGOMERY - Merle Martin Phillips, 99, died at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Washington Church of Christ. Bro. Pat Arthur will officiate with interment in the Wheatland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel.
She was born on June 4, 1900, in Wheatland, to Benjamin Louis and Betty (Martin) Ridgway. He married Charles Lester Phillips on March 24, 1926 and he preceded her in death on March 23, 1928.
Phillips attended Fritchton and Vincennes schools. She was also a Washington Church of Christ member.
Surviving are two daughters, Norma Jean Moore, Montgomery and Charlene Berry, Alamogordo, N.M.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Bernice Wanke and a brother, Ira Ridgway.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Washington Church of Christ Building Fund.
(Nov. 23, 1999)

MERLIN STAFFORD
WHEATLAND - Merlin Stafford, 69, died at 12:38 p.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, Vincennes, with burial to follow in the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, south of Monroe City. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 11, 1930, in Knox County, to Blake and Mabel Marie (Goodwin) Stafford. He married Mary Lou Noble on June 11, 1956. She survives.
Stafford retired in 1992 from South Knox School Corporation, where he had taught for 35 years. He had taught at Fritchton, Monroe City and South Knox schools. He graduated from Monroe City High School in 1948; Oakland City College in 1957, receiving a bachelor’s of science degree in education and from Indiana State University in 1963, receiving a master’s of science degree in education.
He attended Walnut Grove United Methodist Church. Also, he was an Army veteran during the Korean Conflict serving in Japan and Korea.
Also, surviving are: a son, Jonathan L. Stafford, Wheatland; a daughter, Shawna S. Brocksmith, Loogootee; two granddaughters and three brothers, Gilbert M., Allen R. and Doyle Stafford, all of Monroe City.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gerald L. Stafford.
(Nov. 25, 1999)

MONICA GREENWELL
LOOGOOTEE - M. Monica Greenwell, 76, died at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at her residence.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee with burial to follow in St. John Catholic Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 9 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A Parish and Daughters of Isabel (D of I) memorial service will be conducted at 6:30 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Oct. 31, 1923, in Loogootee, to Dellas and Anna (Miles) Williams. She married Patrick “Pat” J. Greenwell, on Nov. 20, 1941 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 10, 1993.
Greenwell was a retired cook with the Loogootee School Corporation, homemaker and with her husband formerly owned and operated the Greenwell Hardware Store in Loogootee. She was also a St. John Catholic Church, D of I, VFW Auxiliary, Knight of Columbus Auxiliary and Washington Elks member.
Surviving are: three sons, Kenneth and Keith Greenwell, both of Loogootee and Kevin Greenwell, Ft. Wayne; three daughters, Sue Davis and Janet Pielemeier, both of Loogootee and Carolyn Greenwell, Mount Laurel, N.J.; three sisters, Virginia Toy, Loogootee; Rosalie Craney, Avon and Ruth Roberts, St. Petersburg, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, two sisters, two brothers and a grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Association.
(Nov. 24, 1999)

HENRY ROACH
EVANSVILLE - Henry Smith Roach, 80, died at his residence Thursday at 2 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben R. Bean will officiate with interment in the Resthaven Memorial Park in Louisville, Ky. Military honors will be accorded at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on Nov. 10, 1919, in Butler County, to Sidney Wayne and Vadie (Pendley) Roach. He married Juanita Daniel on April 21, 1944 and she preceded him in death in August 1968. He then married Ruth Keith on Feb. 21, 1970 and she survives.
Roach was a retired salesperson with Sears Roebuck Company in Washington and later NWSC Crane. He was a World War II Army veteran. Also, he had attended Rochester, Ky. schools and was a Bethany Christian Church, Washington, member.
Also, surviving are: two daughters, Karen Bleuel, Nicholasville, Ky. and Colleen Clark, Casselberry, Fla.; five grandchildren; two stepsons, Jarit and Darrell Keith, both of Washington; six stepgrandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; a sister, Ina Christie, Washington and three brothers, Archie Roach, Washington, Lester Roach, Whitestown and Sidney Roach, Greenwood.
He was also preceded in death by six sisters and two brothers.
(Nov. 25, 1999)

FUNERALS

NELLIE HOLLINGSHEAD
The funeral service for Nellie A. Hollingshead was at 11 a.m. Friday at Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. David Brown officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.

SAMUEL COOPER
The funeral for Samuel O. Cooper was at 11 a.m. (EST) Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City. The Rev. John Clark officiated. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Pallbearers were: Michael Michalski, Walter Cary, Michael Michalski Jr., Jeffrey Cooper, Matt Kimball and Dale Leffler. Honorary pallbearers were Bob Bement and Bob Leffler.

BERDINE MEMERING
The funeral for Berdine Memering was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. George Karl, Steven Hency and Debra Salters officiated. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. The pallbearers were: Scott Arthur, Gary Arthur, John Memering, Heath Gardner, Everett DeWall and Norman Williams. Honorary pallbearers were: Rosie Williams, Robert Barron, Charles Preuse, Catherine Preuse, Kermit Biddle, Gertrude Biddle, John Carroll and Marian Carroll.

Obituaries and Funerals November 24, 1999

NOTICE

MERLE PHILLIPS
Merle M. Phillips, 99, Rt. 2, Montgomery, died at 3:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gills Funeral Home.
(Nov. 23, 1999)

OBITS

MARY HAMMACK
GREENFIELD - Mary E. Hammack, 75, died at the St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove, on Monday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pasco Memorial Mortuary, 1780 W. Main, Greenfield. Calling will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pasco Friday. Burial will be in Park Cemetery.
She was born on Aug. 20, 1924, in Sanburn, to Curtis and Osia (Rader) Lynn. They preceded her in death.
Hammack worked at the Hancock Memorial Hospital for two years; nurses aid with Norway Foundation Hospital for 2 1/2 years and at Weber Nursing Home for 23 years. She was a Faith Apostolic Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Forrest Wayne Hammack, Indianapolis; a daughter, Laura Houston, Indianapolis; two brothers, Bob Lynn, Washington and Doug Lynn, Evansville; three sisters, Ruth Roberts, Washington; Dorothy Howard, Indianapolis and Helen Andis, Texas and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Grandchildren’s College Fund.
(Nov. 22, 1999)

JOHN CAVANAUGH
John P. “Jack” Cavanaugh, 71, Washington, died Tuesday at Welborn Hospital in Evansville. He had been ill for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Simon’s Church. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Ed Lee Mortuary. A wake service will be at 7 p.m. Friday with Knights of Columbus (K of C) rosary at 6 p.m.
He was born in Washington, on April 9, 1928, to George and Leone (Harward) Cavanaugh. He married Florence Cohen of New York City in 1952 and she survives.
Cavanaugh, a 1949 Washington Catholic High School graduate, owned and managed Cavanaugh Malt Beverage for 32 years become retiring in 1988. He had attended Indiana University and the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. After which, he served with 45th Infantry Division during the Korean Conflict attaining the rank of Master Sergeant.
Furthermore, he was a former director of the State Bank of Washington (1968-1995); Washington City Plan Commission member being its longest serving member and served in leadership positions of numerous civic and trade organizations. He held membership in the K of C, Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, American Legion and Rotary International, during his lifetime. He was a lifelong St. Simon’s Church member, where he participated in the choir for almost 40 years.
Also surviving are: two sons, Michael and John IV, Washington; a daughter, Jan Patrice Rogier, Boonville; two grandchildren; a twin brother, George T. Cavanaugh, St. Louis, Mo. and his sister, Emma Lou (Cavanaugh) Smith, Indianapolis.
(Nov. 23, 1999)

IRA POINDEXTER
ODON - Ira F. Poindexter, 81, died at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell Rehab. Center. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home. Interment will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday.
He was born on Feb. 13, 1918, in Daviess County, to Freedley and Effie (Reed) Poindexter. She married Lois L. Resler and she survives.
Poindexter worked in farming and reclamation and was employed at Peabody Coal Company for 17 years. He was an Odon United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Chris Poindexter, Newburgh; a grandson and a sister, Shirley Mae Myers, Ellettsville.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Iris Hogget and Vonda Jean Ritterskamp and two brothers, Clay and Lewis Elmer Poindexter.
(Nov. 23, 1999)

AUSTIN CRITCHLOW
Austin L. Critchlow, 89, 104 E. George Street, died at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Newburgh Health Care Center. He had been in failing health for four months.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Simon’s Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment in St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. A Christian wake service will be at 5 p.m. Friday.
He was born on Nov. 16, 1910, in Daviess County, to Samuel and Clydia (Tomey) Critchlow. They preceded him in death. He married Loretta Wood on Jan. 16, 1935 and she preceded him in death on June 12, 1991.
Critchlow, a 1927 Epsom High School graduate, was a carman for B & O Railroad for 43 years having retired in 1973. He was a St. Simon’s Church and United Railworkers member. Also, he was educated in Cornettsville schools and his hobby was woodworking.
Surviving are a daughter, Vonda Steffe, Evansville; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a brother, Arnold Critchlow, Plainville.
(Nov. 23, 1999)

JAMES KAARRE
SHOREVIEW, Minn. - James “Jim” E. Kaarre, 45, died on Oct. 23, in Shoreview, Minn. He had been ill for 18 months.
Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls, S.D.
He was born on Dec. 17, 1953, to Norman and Bertha “Bea” Kaarre. They survive in Sioux Falls, S.D. He married Christine Pasek from Sioux Falls, S.D. She survives.
Kaarre was a 1972 Washington High School graduate, having lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track while in high school. He graduated from Indiana University in 1976 with a bachelor’s of science in business. Later, he received his Masters in business administration from the University of South Dakota. He was a former American Express Financial Advisors employee and currently was employed with Fortis Financial Services.
Also surviving are: a son, Nicholas and a daughter, Shannon, both at home; a sister, Kathy Volden, Colton, S.D. and a brother, Don Kaarre, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jim Kaarre Memorial Fund to benefit athletics in Washington Community Schools, Inc. Checks should be made payable to the Washington Community School Foundation Corporation (W.C.S.F.C) and sent to 301 East South St., Washington, IN, 47501.
(Oct. 23, 1999)

FUNERALS

LAURESTINE WININGER
The funeral for Mary Laurestine Wininger was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben R. Bean officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Roy Sage, John Petty, Shane Petty, Roger Ellis, Donnie Halbert and Tony Laurent.

EDITH WILSON
The funeral for Edith Wilson was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Larry Barr officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.

DWIGHT STUCKEY
The funeral for Dwight Stuckey was at 2 p.m. Monday at the Odon United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tim Ahlemeyer officiating. Burial was in Walnut Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jeremy Stuckey, Andrew Stuckey, Nathan Stuckey, Brian Stuckey, Tony Stuckey, Dennis Stucker, Donnie Bledsoe and Ivan Mason Jr.

JENNIFER FOX
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simon’s Church for the funeral of Jennifer Lynn Fox. Frs. David Martin and Lowell Will were the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Curt Greene, Jim Greene, Mike Newland, Rick Newland, Rusty Edwards and Earl Fox. The honorary pallbearers were: Porter Noble, Clark Patterson and Jason Grow.

Obituaries and Funerals November 23, 1999

DONALD DAVIS
SHOALS - Donald L. Davis, 67, died at 11:05 p.m. Sunday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at the Spring Hill Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by Shoals American Legion.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born to Joshua and Mary Elizabeth (Smith) Davis, on July 7, 1932, in Martin County. He married Carole Jane Franklin, on July 31, 1953, at Shoals Christian Church. She survives.
Davis was retired from NSC Crane and was a Shoals Christian Church member. He was also a Shoals American Legion and Army Korean Conflict veteran.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Dawn Michelle Wade, Cincinnati, Ohio; a son, Shannon Davis, Bloomington; two sisters, Fern Keller, Shoals and Joyce Purkhiser, Orleans and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Steffe.
(Nov. 21, 1999)

EFFIE REKER
BRUCEVILLE - Effie B. Reker, formerly of French Lick, 94, died at 5 this morning at the Oak Village, Oaktown.
The McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville, is in charge of arrangements. There will be no funeral. The body will be cremated. Interment will be in the Vincennes Memorial Park Cemetery.
She was born on April 22, 1905, in Knox County, to Charles and Vannie (Emmons) Potts.
Reker was a homemaker.
Surviving are: a daughter, Opal Rickard, Bruceville; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter and a sister.
(Nov. 23, 1999)

HAZEL DENEM
PETERSBURG - Hazel R. Denem, 79, died of cancer at her residence Monday at 2:45 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First Church of God, Petersburg. The Rev. Doug Lucy will officiate. Interment will be in the White river Chapel Cemetery, Bowman.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday at the funeral home from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. then at the church from 9 a.m. until services.
She was born on May 18, 1920, in Pike County, to Alonzo and Amanda (Young) Wilhite. She married Lloyd A. Jones and he preceded her in death on Dec. 9, 1974. She later married Lloyd Denem and he preceded her in death on April 23, 1992.
Denem was a First Church of God, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are: a son, Rick Jones, Springfield, Ohio; two daughters, Marsha Kessler, Petersburg and Sharon Meachum, Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Cleo Dyer, Indianapolis; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
(Nov. 22, 1999)

FUNERAL

AUSTIN ZINKAN
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at All Saints Church in Cannelburg for the funeral of Austin B. Zinkan. Frs. Joseph Erbacher, Lowell Will and David Martin were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. Peter's Cemetery. Pallbearers were his grandchildren: Christopher Taylor, Christina Taylor, Kraig Delaney, Tara Delaney, Kent Delaney, Pat Zinkan and Tim Zinkan.
Full military honors were accorded by the Loogootee American Legion-VFW Honor Guard. Members of the guard were: Howard Trambaugh, Glen Arvin, Ed Nolley, Don Friedman, Harry Wagoner, Lon Hagerty, Virgil Harper, Bill Lee, Jim Chandler, Whitie Hawkins, Charlie Sorrells, Mike Greene, Charlie Denson and Tim Strange. Bernie Massie played taps at the cemetery.

Obituaries and Funerals November 22, 1999

NOTICE

DONALD DAVIS
SHOALS - Donald L. Davis, 67, died Sunday at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. (Nov. 21, 1999)

OBITS

SAMUEL COOPER
MONROE CITY - Samuel O. Cooper, 85, died at 2:55 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. (EST) Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City. The Rev. John Clark will officiate. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. until services Wednesday.
He was born on Dec. 5, 1913, in Knox County, to Ivol and Lura (Wilson) Cooper. He married Grace L. Evans and she preceded him in death in 1977.
Cooper was a farmer and truck driver.
Surviving: a son, Donald Cooper, Thornton, Ill.; three sisters, Aline Haverstock, Elnora; Carmen Leffler, Oakland City and Lucille Daugherty, Vincennes; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A brother, Eldon Cooper, preceded him in death. (Nov. 21, 1999)

DONALD GILMORE SR.
EDWARDSPORT - Donald Ray Gilmore Sr., 61, died at his residence Friday at 10:40 a.m.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church of Edwardsport with interment in the Edwardsport Town Cemetery. The Rev. Clyde Wake officiated with Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, Bicknell, in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Dec. 14, 1938, in Vincennes, to Ernest B. and Edna Charlotte Marie (Meir) Gilmore. They survive in Bicknell. He married Judith Martin at the First Christian Church, Bicknell, on Dec. 14, 1958. She survives.
Gilmore, a 1956 Bicknell High School graduate, was a technician at NWS Crane Navel Base. He attended the United Methodist Church of Edwardsport, was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had lived in Edwardsport and Bicknell his entire life.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Melony K. and Lori Ann Gilmore, both of Edwardsport and Donna D. Hastings, Washington; a son, Donald Ray Gilmore Jr., Lyons; three sisters, Rita McCann, Carlisle; Sharon Junod, Vincennes and Sandy Grinder, Indianapolis and four grandchildren.
(Nov. 19, 1999)

LAURESTINE WININGER
Mary Laurestine Wininger, 83, formerly of Sunrise Drive, died at 8:20 a.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben R. Bean will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Sept. 13, 1916, in Daviess County, to John and Bertha (Sturgeon) Belcher. She married Hubert Davis on Aug. 15, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1959. She later married Ralph Traylor on July 19, 1963 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 3, 1992 and then L.R. Wininger on Nov. 6, 1993 and he also preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1997.
Wininger had attended Washington schools and Assembly of God Church.
Surviving is a sister, Marcella Feagans, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by four sisters. (Nov. 20, 1999)

EDITH WILSON
PETERSBURG - Edith Wilson, 94, died at 3 a.m. Sunday at the Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Larry Barr will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut HIlls Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on March 17, 1905, in Pike County, to Edward and Mecia (Selby) McGillem. She married Oswald Wilson and he preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 1982.
Wilson was an Immanuel Southern Baptist Church member.
Surviving are four sisters, Ida Zimmerman, Bessie Schile, Ruby Ropp and Lula Lewis, all of Petersburg.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Walter and William McGillem.
(Nov. 21, 1999)

NELLIE HOLLINGSHEAD
BICKNELL - Nellie A. Taylor Hollingshead, 99, died at 4:35 p.m. Sunday at Oak Village, Oaktown.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. David Brown will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
There will be no visitation. Arrangements were made by McClure Funeral Home.
She was born on July 6, 1900, in Daviess County, to George and Nora (Raquit) Taylor. She married Charles Hollingshead, in 1925 and he preceded her in death in 1973.
Hollingshead worked at the Bicknell Post Office from 1919 to 1929 and at the Mayfair Stores in the 1940s. She was a Bicknell First Christian Church and Royal Neighbors member. She had lived in Bicknell since the age of four and attended the Bicknell School.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
(Nov. 21, 1999)

BERDINE MEMERING
Freida Berdine Memering, 78, Rt. 3, Box 62, SR57N, died at 4:55 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. George Karl and Steven Hency will officiate. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday until service time.
She was born on Oct. 31, 1921, in Knox County, to William Riley and Nora Bell (Wilson) Osborne. She married Leroy John Memering and he preceded her in death on May 26, 1998, after 59 years of marriage.
Memering, a 1939 Decker High School graduate, was active in the First Church of God Church in Vincennes, serving on various committees and also she was instrumental in establishing church in Jamaica through her church. She was a 50-year Get-Together Homemakers Club member, Browning Club and Mental Health Association member. Also, she and her husband owned and operated the family farm over 50 years.
Surviving are: a daughter, Joyce E. Goodwin, Rt. 3; a son, Gerry G. Memering, Washington; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Ruth Sanders, New Albany and Cloette Melton, Nashville, Tenn.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mildred Hanna and Olive Crowe and four brothers, Riley, Marvin, Ralph and Commodore Osborne.
The family requests sympathy donations be given to the First Church of God or Heart Association.
(Nov. 21, 1999)

FUNERALS

LOWELL RIKER
The funeral for Lowell Earl Riker was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Alfordsville Christian Church with Dr. Herman Eugene Riker officiating. Interment was in Alfordsville Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Roger Williams, Brian Yokem, Roger Blake, John Riker, Tim Riker and Travis Riker. Honorary pallbearers were: Charles Jones, Harold Riker, Malcolm Riker and David Sutton.

GLENDORA ALLEGREE
The funeral for Glendora Allegree was at 1 p.m. Saturday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Officiating was the Rev. Danny Gilley. Pallbearers were: John McPherson, Jim McPherson, Brandon Allegree, John Wininger, Rick Brett and Clifford Sanders. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.

VIRGINIA CARPENTER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Simon’s Church for the funeral of Virginia R. Carpenter. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Interment was in Bethany Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Gordan Graber, Jim McPherson, Joe Cummings, Logan Graber, Tyson Graber, Rick Cummings and Tucker McPherson.

LORENE ARVIN
The funeral for Lorene Alice Arvin was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Jack Bissey, Dan Scheid, David Scheid, James Scheid, Charles Taylor Jr. and Martin Mumaw III.

Obituaries and Funerals November 20, 1999

OBITS

DWIGHT STUCKEY
Dwight Eugene Stuckey, 79, Raglesville, died at 8:55 a.m. Friday, at his residence, following a lengthy illness.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Odon United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tim Ahlemeyer officiating. Burial, with military rites, will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Poindexter—Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, and from 10 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.
Born on March 15, 1920, in Raglesville, he was the son of Racy and Lola (Ramsey) Stuckey.
A 1938 graduate of Odon High School, he was a veteran of World War II, having served with the Army Air Force in the Pacific Theater. A lifelong farmer and horticulturist, he was retired from Crane Naval Depot. He was a member of the Odon United Methodist Church where he held a number of offices. He was honored by the church’s congregation in June when he was named “Father of the Year.” He was also a member of the Raglesville Lions Club, the Odon Chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and was currently serving on the Prairie Creek Board of Daviess County and the Van Buren Township Advisory Board.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor R. (Jones) Stuckey, whom he married on Oct. 9, 1948; three sons, Jerry of Moscow, Kan., Jeffery of Somerville, Ohio, and Gary of Raglesville; a daughter, Verla May Stucker of Liberty, Ky.; a brother, Claude “Sam” Stuckey of Odon; three sisters, Marjorie Angerer of Franklin, and Georgia Mason and Helen Burdette, both of Winslow; seven grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.
Two great-grandchildren and two brothers, Merlin and Dayton Stuckey, are deceased.
(Nov. 19, 1999)

JENNIFER FOX
Jennifer Lynn Fox, 25, Rt. 2, Box 297, died at her parents’ residence Friday at 11:58 a.m. She had been in failing health since July 1996 and seriously ill for the last two weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simon’s Church. Frs. David Martin and Lowell Will will officiate with interment in St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. on Tuesday. A Christian wake service will be prayed at 6 p.m. on Monday. A rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Monday.
She was born on Jan. 19, 1974, in Washington, to James L. and L. Lynn (Daisy) Greene. They survive. She married Will Fox, on July 2, 1994 and he survives.
Fox, a Washington Catholic High School student and 1992 Washington High School graduate, was office manager for Greene Insurance. This lifetime community member was also a St. Simon’s Church member.
Also surviving are: five brothers, Richard A. Newland, Odon; J. Curtis Greene, Fishers; John M. Newland, Troy, Ill.; James D. Greene, Adrian, Mich. and David G. Newland, Germany; and two sisters, Shelley D. Greene Reath, Brownsburg and Gina D. Greene Kreissler, Bourbonnais, Ill.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Christine M. Newland.
(Nov. 19, 1999)

STANLEY VINGIS
BICKNELL - Stanley Vingis, 85, formerly of Edwardsport, died at 4:18 p.m. Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Edwardsport Town Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Baxter will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel.
He was born on Feb. 17, 1914, in Blaine, Ohio, to John and JoAnna (Capulaite) Vingis. He married Dorothy Rankin and she preceded him in death on June 19, 1993.
Vingis had been employed in commercial refrigeration with the F.F. Osmon Company of Washington and was last employed by the Wettereau Corp. of Bloomington. He attended the Edwardsport Baptist Church.
Surviving are: six daughters, Patricia Jacobs, Bicknell; Denise Summitt, Oaktown; Janeen Zito, Columbus; Bronie “Katy” Stiles, Vincennes; Mary Lo Zachow, Monomoee Falls, Wis. and Betsy McGrath, Brookfield, Conn.; a son, James Vingis, Lyons; three brothers, Louie and Walter Vingis, both of Bicknell and Mike Vienazindis, Linton; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
A son and two brothers also preceded him in death.
(Nov. 18, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 19, 1999

DWIGHT STUCKEY
RAGLESVILLE - Dwight Stuckey, 79, died at his residence this morning.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(Nov. 19, 1999)

OBITS

AUSTIN ZINKAN
MONTGOMERY - Austin B. Zinkan, 78, died at 6:38 p.m. Thursday at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He had been injured in an automobile accident Thursday afternoon.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at All Saints Church with interment in the St. Peter’s Cemetery. Fr. Joseph Erbacher will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. A prayer vigil service will be by All Saints Parish at 6 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on March 1, 1921, in Daviess County, to Fred M. and Mary Ellen (Mahan) Zinkan. They preceded him in death. He married Alberta V. (Lannan) Zinkan on Nov. 3, 1945. She preceded him in death on March 30.
Zinkan, a 1939 Montgomery High School graduate, was retired from Crane Ammo Depot. He had served in the Army Invasion Force during World War II, received two Purple Hearts and was an American Legion member. Also, he was an All Saints Church member in Cannelburg, lifetime community member and Knights of Columbus member.
Surviving are: a son, Michael A. Zinkan, Washington; two daughters, Mary P. (Trish) Delaney, Washington and Barbara L. Taylor, Crestwood, Ky.; seven grandchildren and a sister, Mary Margaret Bradley, Washington.
(Nov. 18, 1999)

LOWELL RIKER
ALFORDSVILLE - Lowell Earl Riker, 80, died at 5 p.m. Tuesday at his residence. He had been in failing health.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Alfordsville Christian Church with Dr. Herman Eugene Riker officiating. Interment will be in Community Cemetery at Alfordsville.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and after 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1919, in Daviess County, to Avilo and Lucille (Harvison) Riker. They preceded him in death.
Riker, a lifetime Daviess County resident, was a self-employed farmer and carpenter. He had been educated in Daviess County schools and was an Alfordsville Christian Church member.
Surviving are: four sons, Delbert Ray, Wilbur Lee and Carl Edward Riker, all of Washington and Dr. Herman Eugene Riker, Linton; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Riker, Michigan and Harold Riker, Springville, Ala. and a sister, Doris Sutton, Springville, Ala.
He was also preceded in death by two granddaughters, a brother, Herman and a sister, Elizabeth.
(Nov. 16, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 18, 1999

NOTICE

LORENE ARVIN
Lorene Arvin, 81, Knollwood Drive, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the Fountain View Alzheimer Center, Buchanan, Mich. The Washington Garden Club will conduct a memorial service at 5 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel.

OBITS

VIRGINIA CARPENTER
Virginia R. Carpenter, 66, 712 N.W. Second St., died at 4:50 this morning at Eastgate Manor. She had been in failing health for several weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Simon’s Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be at Bethany Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary and before the funeral hour on Saturday. There will be a Christian wake service at 5:30 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Sept. 11, 1933, in Daviess County, to Read J. and Dorothy A. (Greenwell) Cummings. Her father survives while her mother preceded her death. She married Frederick Johnston and he preceded her in death. She later married Bruce A. Carpenter on July 19, 1969 and he preceded her in death in 1989.
Carpenter, a 1951 Washington High School graduate, was a retired teacher and lived most of her life in the community. She was a 1955 Illinois State University graduate and received her master’s degree in education from Indiana State University in 1972. She taught at Glenview (Ill.) Elementary for five years; Odon High School; Plainville High School; North Daviess High School and worked at Daviess County Welfare for five years.
Surviving are: a daughter, Dawn (Johnston) Wilson, Washington; a son, Timothy “Tim” Johnston, Washington; five grandchildren and a brother, James L. Cummings, Montgomery. A daughter, Valerie Jane Carpenter, died on Sept. 18, 1970.
Memorials may be made to the Washington Catholic School Endowment.
(Nov. 18, 1999)

ANNA STANDISH
MANAHANS, Texas - Anna “Annie” Summers Standish, 89, died at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 15 at the hospital in Manahans, Texas.
Burial will be in Allenreed, Texas. Funeral arrangements are being made.
She was born in 1902 to John and Mary E. (Hoover) Summers. Her husband, Jack Standish, preceded her in death.
Surviving are: a son, Sam Standish and a daughter, Sheila, both of Texas; a sister, Clara Summers Klinger, Plainville; five granddaughters and a grandson.

Obituaries and Funerals November 17, 1999

GLENDORA ALLEGREE
SHOALS - Glendora Allegree, 87, died at 8:26 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born on Nov. 3, 1912, in Martin County, to Ralph and Florence Hamilton King. She married George Allegree on Nov. 4, 1930, in French Lick. He survives.
Allegree was a Shoals Holiness Church member and a homemaker.
Also surviving are: two sons, Dallas Allegree, Whiteland, Ind. and Neale Allegree, Taylor, Mich.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Lynn Allegree.
(Nov. 16, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 16, 1999

LORENE ARVIN
Lorene Alice Arvin, 81, Knollwood Drive, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the Fountain View Alzheimer Center, Buchanan, Mich.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born on Dec. 22, 1917, in Daviess County, to John P. and Mary Attie (Gibner) Scheid. She married Ronald L. Arvin on July 31, 1940 and he preceded her in death on May 3.
Arvin, a Washington High School graduate, was a retired hairdresser having worked over 50 years and owned MiLady's Beauty Shop for 34 years. She was a Christ United Methodist Church, Washington Hairdressers Association and Washington Garden Club member. She had been a charter Beta Sigma Chi Sorority member and was a Central Beauty College, Indianapolis, graduate. Also, she and her husband were active in the Guys and Dolls Square Dance Club for many years and Boosters Sunday School Club.
Surviving are: a daughter, Linda A. Bancroft, South Bend; a son, Paul R. Arvin, Zionsville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two sisters, Marjorie Gharst, Greenwood and Mildred Bissey, Plainville.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Minter and nine brothers, Harry, Ralph, Charles, Harold, Wilbur, Arthur, Forrest, Roy and one in infancy.
(Nov. 14, 1999)

BETTE McMULLEN
CINCINNATI, Ohio - Bette McMullen, 77, formerly of Washington, died Nov. 3 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Services were conducted at the St. Mary's Church, Hyde Park, on Nov. 6 at 10 a.m.
She was born on July 27, 1922, in Daviess County, to Joseph E. and Marie (Kidwell) Engle. She married William E. McMullen on May 2, 1943. He survives.
McMullen was a St. Mary's Crafty Ladies Club, St. Mary's Bridge Club and Beta Sigma Phi member. She had attended Indiana University and Western Kentucky University.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Gingie Reisz, Louisville, Ky. and Anne Bohart, Cincinnati, Ohio; three sisters, Lillian Allison, Washington; Patty Zapp, Beech Grove and Margie Herald, Mt. Vernon, Ohio and six grandchildren.
(Nov. 3, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 15, 1999

DANIEL C. SUTTON
INDIANAPOLIS — Daniel C. Sutton, 53, Irvington, Ky., died Thursday at IU Medical Center, Indianapolis.
The funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at GH Herrmann Funeral Home, Indianapolis. Burial will be in Round Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Born on July 24, 1946, in Edmonton, Ky., he was the son of Clarence and Rosie (York) Sutton.
A truck driver, he belonged to the Church of God, Brandenburg, Ky.
Survivors include his wife, Diana (Baker) Sutton, whom he married in 1986; five children, Betty May Armes, James Jones and Darlene Jones, all of Washington, and Brandy Foster and Shaun Foster, both of Indianapolis; two brothers, Wendell Sutton of Indianapolis and Charlie Sutton of Mooresville; seven sisters, Louise Cross, Beulah Spearrow, Ruth Stinson and Vester Sutton, all of Indianapolis; Velena Spears and Esther Sutton, both of Kentucky, and Ruby Ziegler of Pittsboro; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Two children, Brenda Hughes and Dennis Jones; two brothers, O.C. Duell Sutton and James Earl Sutton; and a sister, Jewel Dean Sutton, are deceased.
(Nov. 11, 1999)

ELIZABETH SMITH
BROWNSTOWN — Elizabeth Smith, 87, Norman, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday at her residence.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Bernie Cox at 10 a.m. today at Out Lady of Providence Catholic Church, Brownstown. Burial will be in Smallwood Cemetery.
Arrangements were made through Zabel Funeral Home, Brownstown.
Born March 24, 1912, in Jasper, she was the daughter of Joseph and Catherine (Kunz) Sander.
Her husband, E. Marvin Smith, died March 16, 1984. Two sisters, Mary Merker and Frances Hurst, are also deceased.
Survivors include four sons, George Smith of Zillah, Wash., Gale Smith of Freetown, Thomas Smith of North Vernon and Robert Smith of Honaonau, Hawaii; two daughters, Sally Brock of North Vernon and Beth Harvey of Lake Mills, Wisc.; four sisters, Rose Neuman of Huntingburg, Cecelia Heldman of Greenwood, Emma Kluemper of Ireland and Martina England of Washington; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
(Nov. 10, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 13, 1999

DANIEL C. SUTTON
INDIANAPOLIS — Daniel C. Sutton, 53, Irvington, Ky., died Thursday at IU Medical Center, Indianapolis.
The funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at GH Herrmann Funeral Home, Indianapolis. Burial will be in Round Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Born on July 24, 1946, in Edmonton, Ky., he was the son of Clarence and Rosie (York) Sutton.
A truck driver, he belonged to the Church of God, Brandenburg, Ky.
Survivors include his wife, Diana (Baker) Sutton, whom he married in 1986; five children, Betty May Armes, James Jones and Darlene Jones, all of Washington, and Brandy Foster and Shaun Foster, both of Indianapolis; two brothers, Wendell Sutton of Indianapolis and Charlie Sutton of Mooresville; seven sisters, Louise Cross, Beulah Spearrow, Ruth Stinson and Vester Sutton, all of Indianapolis; Velena Spears and Esther Sutton, both of Kentucky, and Ruby Ziegler of Pittsboro; 10 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Two children, Brenda Hughes and Dennis Jones; two brothers, O.C. Duell Sutton and James Earl Sutton; and a sister, Jewel Dean Sutton, are deceased.
(Nov. 11, 1999)

ELIZABETH SMITH
BROWNSTOWN — Elizabeth Smith, 87, Norman, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday at her residence.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Bernie Cox at 10 a.m. today at Out Lady of Providence Catholic Church, Brownstown. Burial will be in Smallwood Cemetery.
Arrangements were made through Zabel Funeral Home, Brownstown.
Born March 24, 1912, in Jasper, she was the daughter of Joseph and Catherine (Kunz) Sander.
Her husband, E. Marvin Smith, died March 16, 1984. Two sisters, Mary Merker and Frances Hurst, are also deceased.
Survivors include four sons, George Smith of Zillah, Wash., Gale Smith of Freetown, Thomas Smith of North Vernon and Robert Smith of Honaonau, Hawaii; two daughters, Sally Brock of North Vernon and Beth Harvey of Lake Mills, Wisc.; four sisters, Rose Neuman of Huntingburg, Cecelia Heldman of Greenwood, Emma Kluemper of Ireland and Martina England of Washington; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
(Nov. 10, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 12, 1999

OBITS

ROSE GRABER
MONTGOMERY - Rose Anna Graber, 85, died at 12:40 this morning at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Hospital, Boonville.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Berea Mennonite Church, Cannelburg. Bros. Enos Wittmer and William Yoder will officiate. Interment will be in the Zion Amish Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the Berea Church.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1914, in Daviess County, to Peter and Lydia (Lengacher) Stoll. She married Peter W. Graber on Feb. 7, 1935 and he survives.
Graber was a Fairhaven Fellowship Church member.
Also surviving are: seven daughters, Beverly Joan Yoder, Washington; Karen Lynn Graber, Glendale; Shirley Yoder, Montgomery; Roselyn Coblentz, Millersburg, Ohio; Pauline Stoltzfus, Uniontown, Ohio; Mary Katherine Wagler, Cross Hill, S.C. and Lydiann Mullett, Westcliffe, Colo.; seven sons, Mervin S. and Richard M. Graber, both of Washington; Alvis E., Paul and Gordon Ray Graber, all of Montgomery and H. Donald and Dale Graber, both of Ft. Wayne; 52 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren and two sisters, Barbara Bontrager, and Elizabeth Swartzentruber, both of Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Leon Graber; three grandsons, four sisters and five brothers.
(Nov. 11, 1999)

DOOLEY NORRIS
INDIANAPOLIS - M. Dooley Norris, 83, died Nov. 1, at Community Hospital East.
Funeral services were at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Fr. Christopher O’Brien celebrating the Requiem Mass. Entombment was at Our Lady for Peace mausoleum Chapel. Feeny-Hornak Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Dec. 10, 1915, in Loogootee, to Emil S. and Berndette (Dooley) Norris.
Norris, an Loogootee High School graduate, was an Indiana School of Mortuary Science graduate. He became a partner in the Emil S. Norris and Sons Funeral Home in Loogootee. He was an Army World War II veteran and was a life member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a Holy Spirit Catholic Church member and was a real estate broker for 25 years, retiring in 1997.
Surviving are: his wife, Dorothy (O’Neal) Norris; two sons, Michael A. Norris, Bloomsberg, Pa. and Lawrence D. Norris, Indianapolis; a daughter, Charlotte (Norris) Coe, Sussex, Wis.; three grandsons; a sister, Dorothy Smith, Indianapolis and two brothers, George F. Norris, Fort Myers, Fla. and Donald J. Norris, Indianapolis.
(Nov. 1, 1999)

BELVA JEAN FAUGHT
VINCENNES - Belva Jean Faught, 71, died at her residence Wednesday at 2 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home in Vincennes.Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
She was born March 18, 1928, Knox County to Paul and Pauline (Briner) Fleenor. She married Leander John Faught on Dec. 22, 1950.
She was a retired chief operator for Indiana Bell, having worked in the Vincennes and Bedford offices. She was a member of First Christian Church, Telephone Pioneers, Ladies of the Elks in Lake Placid, Fla., Order of the Eastern Star in Sebring, Fla., and had served as a deaconess at her church.
Survivors include her husband, three sisters, Lura Lee Durham and Ruth Ann McClure, both of Vincennes; Judith Beard, St. Francisville, Ill. and one brother, Robert Fleenor, Lawrenceville, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
(Nov. 10, 1999)

WILLIAM HOLLAND
PETERSBURG-William M. Bill Holland, 74, died at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Petersburg Health Care Center.
Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until service time. Rev. Larry Barr will officiate with burial in Walnut Hills Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Pike County, to Frank and Sarah Addie Stuckey Holland.
He was a retired coal miner.
Survivors include his wife, Vonnie Ropp Holland: two daughters, Linda Ropp and Patty Weathers, both of Petersburg and two sons, William E. Butch Holland, Petersburg and Milton Holland, Carlisle; three brothers, Bob Hollon, Sullivan; Jack Hollon, Anderson and Kenneth Hollon, Burlington, Kan.; three sisters, Wilma Campbell, Monroe City; Helen Helderman, Petersburg and Anna Lou Bartley, Beech Grove, nine grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild survive.
One brother and two sisters are deceased.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Walnut Hills Cemetery or a favorite charity.
(Nov. 10, 1999)

FUNERALS

VELMA ARNOLD
The funeral for Velma O. Arnold was at 10:30 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Revs. Mark Nielson and Gary Arnold officiated. Interment was in the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were Gordon Cannon, Eric Stewart, Rick Cannon, Jeff Bottoms, Larry Sherman and Philip Bottoms.

MARY MYERS
The funeral for Mary Ellen Myers was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Simon’s Catholic Church. Fr. David Martin officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Aaron Purdue, Jeff Purdue, Nick Purdue, Jimmy Fowler Jr. , Rusty Fowler, Marston R. Fowler, Courtney Kavanaugh and Eric Miller. Honorary pallbearers were: Codie Marie Myers, Olivia Paige Myers, Caroline Adel Templin, Kasey Brooke Alford and Cassandra Leigh Bailey.

WALTER MANGIN
A mass was celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Simon’s Church for the funeral of Walter H. Mangin. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John’s Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Ron Noerr, Larry Aikman Sr., Jim Miles, Joey Miles, Greg Miles and Doug Miles. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

Obituaries and Funerals November 11, 1999
ROSE GRABER
MONTGOMERY - Rose Anna Graber, 85, died at 12:40 this morning at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Hospital, Boonville.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Berea Mennonite Church, Cannelburg. Bros. Enos Wittmer and William Yoder will officiate. Interment will be in the Zion Amish Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at the Berea Church.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1914, in Daviess County, to Peter and Lydia (Lengacher) Stoll. She married Peter W. Graber on Feb. 7, 1935 and he survives.
Graber was a Fairhaven Fellowship Church member.
Also surviving are: seven daughters, Beverly Joan Yoder, Washington; Karen Lynn Graber, Glendale; Shirley Yoder, Montgomery; Roselyn Coblentz, Millersburg, Ohio; Pauline Stoltzfus, Uniontown, Ohio; Mary Katherine Wagler, Cross Hill, S.C. and Lydiann Mullett, Westcliffe, Colo.; seven sons, Mervin S. and Richard M. Graber, both of Washington; Alvis E., Paul and Gordon Ray Graber, all of Montgomery and H. Donald and Dale Graber, both of Ft. Wayne; 52 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren and two sisters, Barbara Bontrager, and Elizabeth Swartzentruber, both of Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Leon Graber; three grandsons, four sisters and five brothers.
(Nov. 11, 1999)

DOOLEY NORRIS
INDIANAPOLIS - M. Dooley Norris, 83, died Nov. 1, at Community Hospital East.
Funeral services were at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Fr. Christopher O'Brien celebrating the Requiem Mass. Entombment was at Our Lady for Peace mausoleum Chapel. Feeny-Hornak Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Dec. 10, 1915, in Loogootee, to Emil S. and Berndette (Dooley) Norris.
Norris, an Loogootee High School graduate, was an Indiana School of Mortuary Science graduate. He became a partner in the Emil S. Norris and Sons Funeral Home in Loogootee. He was an Army World War II veteran and was a life member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a Holy Spirit Catholic Church member and was a real estate broker for 25 years, retiring in 1997.
Surviving are: his wife, Dorothy (O'Neal) Norris; two sons, Michael A. Norris, Bloomsberg, Pa. and Lawrence D. Norris, Indianapolis; a daughter, Charlotte (Norris) Coe, Sussex, Wis.; three grandsons; a sister, Dorothy Smith, Indianapolis and two brothers, George F. Norris, Fort Myers, Fla. and Donald J. Norris, Indianapolis.
(Nov. 1, 1999)

BELVA JEAN FAUGHT
VINCENNES - Belva Jean Faught, 71, died at her residence Wednesday at 2 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home in Vincennes.Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
She was born March 18, 1928, Knox County to Paul and Pauline (Briner) Fleenor. She married Leander John Faught on Dec. 22, 1950.
She was a retired chief operator for Indiana Bell, having worked in the Vincennes and Bedford offices. She was a member of First Christian Church, Telephone Pioneers, Ladies of the Elks in Lake Placid, Fla., Order of the Eastern Star in Sebring, Fla., and had served as a deaconess at her church.
Survivors include her husband, three sisters, Lura Lee Durham and Ruth Ann McClure, both of Vincennes; Judith Beard, St. Francisville, Ill. and one brother, Robert Fleenor, Lawrenceville, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
(Nov. 10, 1999)

WILLIAM HOLLAND
PETERSBURG-William M. Bill Holland, 74, died at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Petersburg Health Care Center.
Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until service time. Rev. Larry Barr will officiate with burial in Walnut Hills Cemetery.
She was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Pike County, to Frank and Sarah Addie Stuckey Holland.
He was a retired coal miner.
Survivors include his wife, Vonnie Ropp Holland: two daughters, Linda Ropp and Patty Weathers, both of Petersburg and two sons, William E. Butch Holland, Petersburg and Milton Holland, Carlisle; three brothers, Bob Hollon, Sullivan; Jack Hollon, Anderson and Kenneth Hollon, Burlington, Kan.; three sisters, Wilma Campbell, Monroe City; Helen Helderman, Petersburg and Anna Lou Bartley, Beech Grove, nine grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild survive.
One brother and two sisters are deceased.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Walnut Hills Cemetery or a favorite charity.
(Nov. 10, 1999)

FUNERALS

VELMA ARNOLD
The funeral for Velma O. Arnold was at 10:30 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Revs. Mark Nielson and Gary Arnold officiated. Interment was in the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were Gordon Cannon, Eric Stewart, Rick Cannon, Jeff Bottoms, Larry Sherman and Philip Bottoms.

MARY MYERS
The funeral for Mary Ellen Myers was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Simon's Catholic Church. Fr. David Martin officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Aaron Purdue, Jeff Purdue, Nick Purdue, Jimmy Fowler Jr. , Rusty Fowler, Marston R. Fowler, Courtney Kavanaugh and Eric Miller. Honorary pallbearers were: Codie Marie Myers, Olivia Paige Myers, Caroline Adel Templin, Kasey Brooke Alford and Cassandra Leigh Bailey.

WALTER MANGIN
A mass was celebrated at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral of Walter H. Mangin. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Ron Noerr, Larry Aikman Sr., Jim Miles, Joey Miles, Greg Miles and Doug Miles. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

Obituaries and Funerals November 9, 1999

NOTICE

ARLENE DeMOTTE
ODON - Arlene DeMotte, 74, died at 12:32 this morning at the Cleveland (Ohio) Clinic. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(Nov. 9, 1999)

OBITS

LAURA LUCAS
VINCENNES - Laura L. Lucas, 84, died at 8:46 p.m. Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Robert Tipton will officiate with interment in the Bruceville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on June 9, 1915, in Decker, to John and Bertha (Burke) Midkiff. She married William Lucas and he preceded her in death.
Lucas was a homemaker and was affiliated with the Bruceville Christian Church. She had lived in Bruceville for 25 years prior to moving to Vincennes.
Surviving are: two daughters, Billie Abbott, Vincennes and Lucille Hallett, Las Vegas, Nev.; two sons, William Lucas, Jr., Vincennes and Dale Lucas, Indianapolis; a sister, Gladys Fields, Vincennes; 21 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, a son, two brothers and three sisters, including a twin sister.
(Nov. 7, 1999)

DORIS WOOD
PETERSBURG - Doris Ellen Wood, 81, died at 1:04 a.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes. The Rev. Dan Garvin will officiate with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 tonight.
She was born on Sept. 13, 1918, in Vincennes, to Paul O. and Amy (Scott) Sandefer. They preceded her in death. She married Harley Wood and he preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 1989.
Wood was a homemaker and First Christian of the Nazarene member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Pam Madden, St. Francisville, Ill; a son, Don Wood, Owensville; three sisters, Irene Burton, Edna Dyke and Nellie Ann Potter, all of Vincennes; eight grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by six brothers and four sisters.
(Nov. 6, 1999)

CHARLES CLARK
VINCENNES - Charles N. "C.N. Skeet" Clark, 96, died at the Crestview Nursing Home on Nov. 3 at 11:45 p.m.
Private services will be at a later date. Duesterberg-Frederick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Aug. 26, 1902, in Daviess County, to Charles and Lulu (Funk) Clark.
Clark was founder and owner of Neon Sign.
Surviving are: a daughter, Betty Lou Clark Otto, Vincennes; a son, Erchel Edward Clark, Panama City, Fla.; a stepson, Riley Thompson, Vincennes; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a brother, Erchel E. Clark, Washington.
He was preceded in death by a son, a brother and a sister.
(Nov. 3, 1999)

SISTER ROSE WARD
ST. MARY-OF-THE WOODS, Ind. - Sister Rose Patricia (Mary Catherine) Ward, 93, died at 8:52 a.m. Sunday in Karcher Hall, St. Mary-of-of the Woods.
A Wake will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Providence Hall. A Wake service will also be conducted at 4:30 p.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception with the Rev. Lawrence Richardt presiding. Burial will be in the Cemetery of the Sisters of Providence. The Callahan Funeral Home, Terre Haute, assisted with arrangements.
The former Mary Catherine Ward was born in Washington, on Dec. 4, 1905, to Patrick and Rose (McCann) Ward.
She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Providence on Sept. 8, 1922, professed First Vows on Aug. 15, 1925 and Final Vows on Aug. 15, 1930. Sister Ward ministered as cook in Foley Hall Kitchen for 41 years, Providence Hall Kitchen for 12 years and five years in the Infirmary Kitchen, all at St. Mary-of-the Woods, with two years at Marywood, Evanston, Ill.
Ward received her education from Parks Public School in Riene Township and St. John's High School in Loogootee. She had been baptized at St. Simon's Church in Washington and her SP entry parish was St. Martin's Church in Whitfield.
Surviving are: a sister, Loretta Ward and a brother, Martin Ward, both of Loogootee.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Sister Cecilia Agnes Ward, S.P. and four brothers, Edward, Charles, Bernard and Joseph Ward.
(Nov. 7, 1999)

VELMA ARNOLD
PETERSBURG - Velma Arnold, 77, died at 7:20 p.m. Monday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Mark Nielson will officiate with interment in the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born in Pike County, to Lawrence and Ida M. (Fine) Willis, on April 28, 1922. She married Grester Arnold on May 6, 1942, in Oakland City. He survives in Petersburg.
Arnold was a teller at Citizens State Bank in Petersburg having retired in 1989. She was a General Baptist Church member.
Also, surviving are: two daughters, Faye Bilskie, Vincennes and Bonnie Bottoms, Monroe City; a sister, Arlene Gentry, Washington and four grandchildren.
A daughter, Martha Nell Arnold, preceded her in death.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(Nov. 8, 1999)

FUNERAL

ESTHER McCRACKEN
The funeral for Esther McCracken was at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel, with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Burial was in New Veale Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Kenneth Davis, Robert Cornelius, Frank Dedrick, Dan Gregory, Mike Hunter and Tim Hunter.
Due to incomplete information received by the Times-Herald, her Omega Alpha Chi Sorority membership was not listed in her obituary Saturday. Also, it was mentioned that her first husband, H.R. Jones, preceded her in death. Instead, he survives.

Obituaries and Funerals November 8, 1999

OBITS

RONALD STANCZAK SR.
BICKNELL - Ronald Lee “Sonny” Stanczak Sr., 61, died at his residence Saturday at 3:25 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Fr. Frank Renner officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be by VFW No. 3190.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 tonight at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel.
He was born on Sept. 1, 1938, in Bicknell, to Inez (Rasner) and Stanley Stanczak. He married Brenda Roach on July 28, 1962, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Vincennes. She survives.
Stanczak was a self-employed truck driver and had lived all his life in Knox County. He was a St. Philip Neri Catholic Church member. Also, he was a U.S. Navy veteran along with a VFW No. 3190, American Legion No. 73 and Masonic Lodge No. 429 member.
Also surviving are: his mother, Garnett Stanczak, Bicknell; his children, Deanna Harris, Ronald Stanczak Jr. and Tracy Stanczak, all of Bicknell; two sisters, Carol Sullivan, Bicknell and Suette French, Ohio; two brothers, John Stanczak, Bicknell and Stanley Stanczak, Oaktown and two grandsons.
He was preceded in death by a grandson.
(Nov. 6, 1999)

WALTER MANGIN
Walter H. Mangin, 85, St. John’s Road, died at 5:05 p.m. Sunday at the Daviess Community Hospital. He had been in failing health for three days.
The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Simon’s Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment will be in the St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral hour on Wednesday. A rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on Dec. 30, 1913, in Washington, to Felix and Ocie (Julian) Mangin. He married Mary W. Miles on July 16, 1940 and she preceded him in death on April 9, 1984.
Mangin, a 1933 Washington Catholic High School graduate, worked with the City Ice and Coal Company and was retired from McCord’s Corporation. This lifetime community resident was a St. Simon’s Church member, attended St. Mary’s School and was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are: two daughters, Judy A. Mangin and Janice Aikman, both of Washington; a son, John L. Mangin, Washington and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph.
(Nov. 7, 1999)

MARY MYERS
Mary Ellen Myers, 63, 13 Lynwood Drive, died at 12:13 a.m. Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Simon’s Catholic Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel and after 8 a.m. Wednesday. A wake service will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1936, in Daviess County, to Edith Veronica (Carrico) and Marston Russell Fowler Sr. She married Flavian E. Myers Jr., on June 6, 1959.
Myers, a 1954 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was retired from NSWC Crane and later was a realtor. She was a St. Simon’s Catholic Church and Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority member. Also, she had attended Hanover College.
Also surviving are: two sons, Mark and Christopher Myers, both of Washington; five grandchildren; two sisters, Connie Purdue and Vanessa Kavanaugh, both of Washington and two brothers, Marston Russell Fowler Jr. and James G. Fowler, both of Washington.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tobjua Myers.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Lincoln Trails Hospice.
(Nov. 10, 1999)

FUNERAL

GERTRUDE BURRIS
The funeral for Gertrude E. Burris was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with the Revs. David Harker and Bill Malott officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tim Burris, Brian Burris, Mark Burris, Gary Burris, Eric Garabrant, Aaron Garabrant and Kent Mercker.

Obituaries and Funerals November 6, 1999

JOHN ARMSTRONG JR.
DYER — John Armstrong Jr., 66, Greenwood, died Thursday.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Dyer. Burial will be in Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Schererville.
Visitation is from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Fagen Miller Funeral Home, Dyer.
Born April 10, 1933, in Allendale, Ill., he was the son of John and Grace Frances (Loudermilk) Armstrong.
A graduate of Lawrenceville (Ill.) High School and Purdue University, he retired in 1992 as plant manager of Inland Steel. He served in the armed forces for two years and was a member of St. Francis and Claire Church, Greenwood and the Moose Lodge.
His first wife, Myrl (Batrix) Armstrong preceded him in death. A daughter is also deceased.
Survivors include, his wife, Phyllis (Oskins) Armstrong, whom he married in 1987; a daughter Debra Kawecki of Schererville; two sons John Armstrong of Overland Park, Kansas, and Larry Armstrong of Crown Point; three step-sons, David Rearick of Carmel, Michael Rearick of Greenwood and Kevin Rearick of Martinsville; a step-daughter, Colleen DeVries of Indianapolis; a brother Merle Armstrong of Flat Rock, Ill., four sisters, Mary Cardinal of Vincennes, Joann Fields of Crane, Sarah Valdez of Deerfield, Kansas and Wanda Lasle of Bridgeport, Ill., and nine grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Mooseheart Home.
(Nov. 4, 1999)

LINDA RICKS
Service for Linda Ricks was at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bethel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Steve Ricks, Kevin Jones, Jack Jones, Burke Fitzgerald, Doug Langford and David Salmi.

ESTHER McCRACKEN
Esther McCracken, 79, 500 Meredith St., died at 12:09 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville.
The funeral service will be at 12:30 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel, with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Burial will be in New Veale Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and from 9 a.m. to time of service Monday.
Born Dec. 10, 1919, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Walter and Lena (Lucas) Gregory.
A graduate of Glendale High School and Louisville Bible College, she attended First Baptist Church and was a member of Fidilas class and the church quilting group. She was also a member of the Glendale Eastern Star.
Survivors include a son, Rob G. Jones of Washington; tow sisters, Dorothy Hunter and Emogene Clark, both of Washington; two granddaughters, Jayne Singleton of Seymour and Jill Jones of Washington; a great-grandson, Toby Jay Singleton of Seymour; and a special friend, Ernie McMann of English.
She was preceded in death by three husbands, H.R. Jones, John R. Lindley and Virgil McCracken. Two sisters, Maude Lewis and Hallie Jones; three brothers, Oris, Robert and James Gregory and a grandson, Jay Jones, are also deceased.
(Nov. 5, 1999)

EUGENIA WEAVER
The funeral service for Eugenia Weaver was at 11 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel, with Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating. Burial was in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon.
Pallbearers were David Clarke, Tom Wagner, David Frette, James Jackman, Kendall Williams and Tom Boyd.

Obituaries and Funerals November 5, 1999

NOTICE

J.J. STERN
TAMPA, Fla. - J.J. Stern, 40, former local resident, died early this morning in Tampa, Fla. Funeral arrangements are pending in Florida.
(Nov. 5, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 4, 1999
GERTRUDE BURRIS
Gertrude E. Burris, 76, Jamestown Apartments, died at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home. She had been in failing health for a year.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with the Revs. David Harker and Bill Malott officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and after 8 a.m. Friday until the service hour.
She was born on April 26, 1923, in Washington, to Rufus and Hazel (Tewell) Hunter. They preceded her in death. She married Charles Eugene Burris on June 2, 1948 and he preceded her in death on March 24, 1983.
Burris was a retired dietitian having worked at Prairie Village Living Center. She was a lifetime Daviess County member, First Baptist Church member and Washington High School graduate.
Surviving are: two sons, Charles J. Burris, Washington and Randy E. Burris, Indianapolis; eight stepchildren, Carl L. Burris and Doris Loyd, both of Washington; Gilbert and Glen Burris, both of Indianapolis; Carolyn Sue Brooks, Fountain City; Sharon Garabrant, Brownsburg; Norma Mercker, Dublin, Ohio and Joseph Burris, Fla. and a brother, Herschel Hunter, Colon, Mich.
She was also preceded in death by a son, James Lee Burris and a sister, Imogene Hunter.
(Nov. 2, 1999)

CLARA VIA
INDIANAPOLIS - Clara J. Mangin Via, 81, died Oct. 29.
Services were Monday at 9:30 a.m. in Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
She married Fred J. Via Sr. and he preceded her in death.
Via was a homemaker. She was a Holy Spirit Catholic Church member.
Surviving are: her children, Wilton C., Fred J. Jr., Joseph E., James A. Via, Mary E. Loftus, Susan J. Nalley and Alice A. Benjamin; three sisters, Rita Bowling, Alma Wichman and Sister Judith Mangin; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Association.
(Oct. 29, 1999)

JOHN WILLIAMS
DECATUR, Ill. - John H. Williams, 68, former Washington resident and 1949 Washington Catholic High School graduate, died at Pershing Estate Nursing Home, Decatur, Ill., at 8:15 p.m., Oct. 28. Death was unexpected.
The funeral was at 10 this morning at the Catholic Chapel in the Veteran's Hospital Complex, Danville, Ill., with burial in the Veteran's Hospital National Cemetery, Danville, Ill. Military services will be provided by VFW Post No. 728 of Danville, Ill. Fr. John Schultz officiated.
He was born on July 14, 1931, in Washington, to Richard H. and Hettie M. (Carmichael) Williams. They preceded him in death. He never married.
Williams served in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force after graduating from high school.
Surviving are: four sisters, Margaret M. Bingham and Matilda J. Lett, both of Washington; Virginia R. Clark and Julia A. Boothe, all of Vincennes and three brothers, George H. Williams, Danville, Ill.; Thomas L. Williams, Vincennes and Daniel D. Williams, Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy I. Williams.
(Oct. 28, 1999)

FUNERALS

ROY LONG
The funeral for Roy Long was at 2 this afternoon at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Revs. Donald Wilson and Ray Bradley officiated. Interment was in the Bruceville Cemetery.
There were military graveside services by the Linton VFW Post No. 7118.
Pallbearers were: Adam Lee, Andy Lee, Alan Lee, Shannon Long, Arin Lee and Craig Pahmeier.

RALPH STEBLETON
The funeral for Ralph Edward Stebleton was at 1 this afternoon at the Walnut Hills Retreat Lodge. The Rev. Bill Scott officiated. Interment was in the Pleasantview Cemetery, Lake Lemon, Ind. Pallbearers were: Dean Cross, Dave Kramer, Bruce Tippetts, Shelby Wilson, Jeff Miller and Pete Zull.

RUFUS ARNOLD
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Rufus J. Arnold. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were his family: Bob Arnold, Ron Arnold, Dennis Arnold, Malcolm Arnold, Jimmy Arnold, Chris Arnold and Matt Arnold.
Honorary pallbearer was Harold Massie.
Full military honors were accorded by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

Obituaries and Funerals November 3, 1999

NOTICE

GERTRUDE BURRIS
Gertrude E. Burris, 76, Jamestown Square, died at 5:29 p.m. Tuesday at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Nov. 2, 1999)

OBITS

LUCILLE STEEN
Lucille Steen, 88, 1307 N.E. Fifth St., died at her residence Monday at 1 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Rolan Holsclaw will officiate with interment in the East Union Cemetery.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born on Aug. 22, 1911, in Pigott, Ark., to Ellis and Mae (Johnson) Teague. She married Ira Steen on Aug. 25, 1935 and he preceded her in death on March 7.
Steen was a housewife and practical nurse. She was a First Church of God member and had attended Arkansas schools.
Surviving are: a son, Harold A. Steen, Washington, Ill.; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Olive Nelson, Bloomfield and Alfred Teague, Detroit, Mich.
She was also preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
(Nov. 1, 1999)

MARY FOSTER
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. - Mary Belle Foster, 62, died of cancer at 9:20 p.m. on Oct. 28 at her residence.
Cremation was conducted Monday in Arizona.
She was born to Bill and Laverne Wilson and they preceded her in death. She married Frank Foster in 1953. He is the son of the late Virgil Foster and Mary F. Foster, who survives in Montgomery.
Foster left Washington 30 years ago. She was a St. Mary's Church member while in Washington.
Also surviving are: two sons, Gary Foster, Apache Junction, Ariz. and Frankie, Mesa; a daughter, Shelly, Apache Junction and six grandchildren. Other local survivors are brothers-in-law: Dan Foster, Washington, and Duane Foster, Montgomery.
(Oct. 28, 1999)

THOMAS SOWDERS
HELTONVILLE - Thomas Leroy Sowders, 72, died at 6:25 a.m. Tuesday at Bedford Regional Medical Center. He had been in failing health for a few months.
The funeral will be at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, Friday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Gilgal Cemetery. Military rites will be by the Gillen Post No. 33 American Legion.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was born on Aug. 31, 1927, in Lawrence County, to Everett and Truly (Fender) Sowders. He married Virginia L. Elkins on Nov. 23, 1946, in Bedford and she survives.
Sowders retired in 1975 from NWSC Crane. He was the Lawrence County Veterans Service Officer from 1977-80, served as bailiff in Lawrence County Supreme Court for Judge Erdman for six years and was Troop 47 Boy Scout of America Scout Master. Also, he was a World War II Navy Veteran, American Legion Gillen Post No. 33 member; past Toastmasters president; past Bedford Rotary Club president; served 11 years as school board member for Bedford North Lawrence Schools; elder at Heltonville Christian Church and served on Gilgal Cemetery Board.
Also surviving are: a son, Tom Sowders, Mitchell; four daughters, Bonnie Sanders, Columbus, Ind.; Sandy Miller, Freida Branham and Cindy McArtor, all of Bedford; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Linville Sowders and four sisters, Leveda Winegar, Ada Bailey, Edna Deckard and Mattie Nicholson, all of Heltonville.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard; a sister in infancy and a granddaughter.
Contributions may be made to the Bedford North Lawrence High School Scholarship Fund.
(Nov. 2, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals November 2, 1999

EUGENIA WEAVER
Eugenia "Jean" Weaver, 82, 10 Cottonwood Court, died at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate. Private graveside services will be later at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. Friday until service time.
She was born on July 23, 1917, in Daviess County, to John W. and Julia (Holt) Bowman. She married George M. Weaver on June 10, 1939 and he survives.
Weaver, a 1936 Elnora High School graduate, was a First Christian Church member.
She was a Church Choir member for 26 years, honorary member of Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority, chairman of the Daviess County Red Cross Water Safety Program and taught swimming lessons for many years.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Ann Smith, Laguna Beach, Calif.; a son, Timothy J. Weaver, Salem, Ind.; three grandchildren; three sisters, Nell Dowden, Washington; Shannan Jackman, Montgomery and Lillian Brooks, Tarpon Spring, Fla. and a brother, Max E. Bowman, Odon.
(Oct. 30, 1999)

EVA CLAUSS
VINCENNES - Eva R. (Lampe) Clauss, 97, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 4:15 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas Catholic Church with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Fr. Joseph Clauss and various Priests of the Diocese will officiate
Visitation will before 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 4 p.m.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1902, in Knox County, to Alois and Rose (Arndt) Lampe. They preceded her in death. She married Lawrence Clauss and he preceded her in death in 1935.
Clauss was a homemaker. Also, she was a St. Thomas Catholic Church, St. Thomas Alter Society, Ladies Auxiliary Knights of St. John member and Benedictine oblate.
Surviving are: her children, Robert Clauss and Rita Schmidt, both of Vincennes; Sister Benedicta (Betty Ruth) Clauss, O.S.B., Ferdinand and Fr. Joseph Clauss, Cherry Valley, Calif.; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a grandson and two sisters.
Memorials may be given to the Michael Anglin Fund, her great-grandson, or the Monastery of The Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand.
(Oct. 31, 1999)

RALPH STEBLETON
SANDBORN - Ralph Edward Stebleton, 53, formerly of Bloomington, died at 2 a.m. Monday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Bill Scott officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasantview Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, and also from 11 a.m. until time of service on Thursday at the Walnut Hills Retreat Lodge. For directions to the Lodge call (812) 332-2768 or (812) 988-0417.
He was born on Oct. 30, 1946, in California, to Arling and Alice (Fuller) Stebleton Sr.
Stebleton, a five year Sandborn resident, was a Wabash Valley Correctional Institution Plant Foreman and Supervisor for Prison Enterprise Network. He was an Olive Branch Baptist Church member and attended First Baptist Church in Bicknell. He also taught an adult Sunday School Class and was Youth Leader while attending First Baptist Church. He was a Walnut Hills Retreat board member and past president. He also was an Army Viet Nam veteran.
Surviving are: a daughter, Danelle Stebleton, Bloomington; a son, David Stebleton, Sandborn; a sister, Mary Mathias, Lancaster, Ohio and two brothers, Arling Stebleton Jr. and Robert Stebleton, both of Lancaster, Calif.
(Nov. 1, 1999)

ROY LONG
BRUCEVILLE - Roy Long, 77, died at 10:10 a.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Revs. Donald Wilson and Ray Bradley will officiate. Interment will be in the Bruceville Cemetery. There will be military graveside services by the Linton VFW Post No. 7118.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Oct. 10, 1922, in Bruceville, to Roy and Rachael (Carmichael) Long. He married Hazel Wise on Nov. 7, 1942 and she survives.
Long, a lifetime Bruceville resident, was a heavy equipment operator and worked for Operating Engineers Local 841 in Terre Haute.
He was a Bruceville United Methodist Church, Vincennes American Legion, Knox County React Club, Bruceville Rod and Gun and Bicknell Elks No. 1421 member.
Also, he was a VFW Bruceville member and District Commander in 1978 for Seventh District. He was a former Justice of the Peace of Bruceville, a World War II Army veteran and served in the 309th Engineer's Battalion of the 84th Division. Also, he had served in the European Theater.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Patsy Stark, Bruceville; Gayle Lee, Princeton and Janie Sanders, Spencer; a son, Neil Long, Bruceville; a sister, Ressie Hatton, Vincennes; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, two brothers, a sister and his parents.
(Nov. 1, 1999)

FUNERALS

MARY ANN WILLIAMS
The funeral for Mary Ann Scraper Williams was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bros. Ira Price and George Fiscus officiated. Interment was in the Otwell Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Ryan Lemond, Hyatt Scraper, Kent Burns, Aaron Jones, Troy Smith, Bruce Scraper and Bob Rhodes.

MILTON THOMAS
Funeral services for Milton E. Thomas were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. John Thompson was the minister. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
The pallbearers were: Brian Hirvela, Joshua Thomas, Terry Thomas, Randy Thomas, Ryan Thomas and Randy Thomas.

DONALD STRANGE SR.
The funeral for Donald R. Strange Sr. was Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated.
Pallbearers were: Donald R. Strange Jr., David Strange, Doug Strange, Gary Strange, Kent Strange, Larry Strange and James Strange.

Obituaries and Funerals November 1, 1999

NOTICE

EUGENIA WEAVER
Eugenia "Jean" Weaver, 82, 10 Cottonwood Court, died at 7:05 p.m. Saturday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Oct. 30, 1999)

OBITS

LINDA RICKS
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Linda Ruth Ricks, 60, died at 2 p.m. Saturday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Bethel United Methodist Church. The Rev. Valerie Foughty-Killion will officiate with interment in the Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel and after 12:30 p.m. at the church.
She was born on Feb. 21, 1939, Fayette County, to George Heber and Mildred (Hobson) Oldham. She married the Rev. Carl A. Ricks on Sept. 2, 1962 and he survives.
Ricks, an Alquina High School (Fayette County) graduate, was an elementary teacher and had also taught at Ancilla Junior College in Plymouth, Ind. She was a graduate of Asbury College and Indiana University South Bend and was a United Methodist Temple, Lakeland member. She was also director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters and had taught two years in Budapest, Hungry, as a missionary teacher for O.M.S. International.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Simone R. Ricks-Jones, Lake in the Hills, Ill. and Sharon R. Langford, Temperance, Mich.; a son, Stephen A. Ricks, Indianapolis; three grandchildren and two sisters, Naomi Kaminski, Squim, Wash. and Eleanor Frazier, Winter Haven, Fla.
She was preceded in death by a sister.
(Oct. 30, 1999)

THELMA HOPKINS
SHOALS - Thelma "Patsy" Hopkins, 65, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born on May 15, 1934, in Lawrence County, to Everett and Bessie (Merry) Richardson. She married Michael "Mike" Hopkins on March 11, 1949, in Shoals. He survives.
Hopkins was a West Shoals Church of Christ member.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Connie Taylor, Debroah Spurgeon and Karen Norman, all of Shoals; a son, William Hopkins, Shoals; three sisters, Shirley Weaver, Washington; Velma Platte, Detroit, Mich. and Peggy Woodall, Columbus; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren and 18 stepgreat-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert Richardson.
(Oct. 30, 1999)

MAGGIE LANE
LAKE FOREST, Calif.-Maggie Lane, 71, died Thursday at 6 p.m. at her residence in Lake Forest, Calif.
Services will be today at Forest Lawn in Cypress, Calif.
She was born in Daviess County in 1928 to John and Eva Morgan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Lane.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Gross, Washington; and a son, Ronald Martin, San Dimas, Calif., one grandson, one granddaughter, and two great grandchildren.
She was a member of Lake Hills Community Church in Laguna Hills, Calif.
(Oct. 28, 1999)

RUFUS ARNOLD
Rufus J. Arnold, 78, 706 Brett Cabel Road, died at 5:41 p.m. Saturday at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He had been in failing health for four days.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary’s Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. until service time on Wednesday. The St. Mary’s Parish and Knights of Columbus rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1921, in Washington to Willard Arnold. His parents preceded him in death. He first married Mary Regina Shepard on Sept. 28, 1946 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 5, 1982. He later married Maxine Eaton on Sept. 17, 1983 and she survives.
Arnold, a 1941 Washington High School graduate, was the manager of the Templin Bakery and established Arnold’s Key Market, which later became Arnold’s Red & White. Also, he operated 4th Street Diner from 1987 to 1998. He was a St. Mary’s Church, Elks and American Legion member. Furthermore, he was a life K of C member and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He had received a Purple Heart. He was also a lifetime community resident and Hatchets Basketball team member.
Also, surviving are: four daughters, Virginia, Joan M., Margaret and Paula Arnold, all of Washington; five sons, Michael, Malcolm R., Ronald G. and Robert L. Arnold, all of Washington and Dennis Arnold, Newburgh; two stepchildren, Shannon Yeager, Bloomfield and Sue Lottes, Des Moines, Iowa; 17 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren and a brother, Henry Arnold, Washington.
He was also preceded in death by two grandchildren and two sisters, Mary Keith and Maxine Cummings.
Memorials, if so desired, may be made to The Rufus Arnold Athletic Scholarship Fund c/o Peoples National Bank. (Oct. 30, 1999)

FUNERALS

FREEDA LAMB
The funeral for Freeda M. Lamb was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Jerry Harbstreit officiated with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Pallbearers were: Marvin Jolliff, Philip Jolliff, Roger Williams, Travis Riggins, Steve Riggins and Bernard R. Mallett.

DOROTHY HAWKINS
The funeral for Dorothy M. Hawkins was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Christ United Methodist Church. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: George Wilz, Steve Ash, Stacy McClure, Don Troutman, Mike Boyd and Matt Moody.

ARTHUR PRICE
The funeral for Arthur L. Price was as 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church with the Revs. David Harker and William Mallott officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Garden. American Legion and VFW presented the flag at graveside.
Pallbearers were: Deacons of the church, Mark Clinton, Gordon Wade, Stephen Walker, Eugene Rhodes, Charles White and Stephen Granger and members of the fire department and Boy Scout troop were honorary pallbearers.

EDWIN BUTLER
The funeral for Edwin Odell Butler was at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Michael Julian officiated with interment in the Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes.

ANNA WINEINGER
The funeral for Anna Lucille Wineinger was at 11 a.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Forest Godin officiated with interment in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were Craig Buckles, Tom Fish, Kevin Hancock, Bryce Rasner, Darrell Myers and Don Scott.

SUSAN THOMPSON
The funeral for Susan Kaye Thompson was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Free Methodist Church. The Rev. Bill Stotts officiated with interment in the Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ryan Baumert, Scott Shoultz, Terry Thombleson, Bryce Thombleson, Robert Haney and Nick Fair.


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