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Obituaries and Funerals January 31, 2000

EARL CLEMENTS
Earl Loyd James "Chink" Clements, 72, 516 N. Meridian St., died at 10:45 p.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the St. John's Cemetery. American Legion and VFW will accord full military honors at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Eagles Memorial service will be at 7 tonight and a Christian Wake service is at 4 this afternoon.
He was born on Nov. 12, 1927, in Daviess County, to Earl and Mary (Richards) Clements. He married Clara E. Ruckreigle, on Dec. 31, 1953 and she survives.
Clements was a retired welder for B&O Railroad and later was a truck driver with Moon Freight Co. and I&S Trucking Co. He was a St. Simon's Catholic Church, American Legion and Eagles member. Also, he was a World War II army veteran and attended St. Simon's Catholic Schools.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Theresa Hill, Washington; two sons, Rickey James and Mark Stephen Clements, both of Washington and 11 grandchildren.
(Jan. 29, 2000)


FUNERALS

BERTHA EVANS
The funeral for Bertha C. Evans was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Stephen Shaw officiated with interment in the Otwell Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Chuck Clements, Barry Pratt, Tom Dassel, Sam Voelkel, Jerry Weber and Brett Voelkel.

HAROLD WINEMILLER
The funeral for Harold Ready Winemiller was at 1 this afternoon at the Emison United Methodist Church with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. The Rev. Faye Bilskie officiated. The pallbearers were: David Judah, Jeff Pitcher, John Winemiller, Ryan Haaff, Mark Winemiller and R.J. Hinde.


Obituaries and Funerals January 28, 2000

NOTICE

RUSSELL KETCHEM
MARIETTA, Ga. - Russell Ketchem, 97, died at the Manor Care Convalescent Center in Marietta, Ga. Thursday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(Jan. 27, 2000)

OBITS

BERTHA EVANS
OTWELL - Bertha Evans, 86, died of heart failure at 12:45 p.m. Thursday at the Northwood Good Samaritan Center, Jasper.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Stephen Shaw will officiate with interment in Otwell Cemetery. Visitation is at the funeral home from 3 to 8 tonight and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on May 24, 1913, in Dubois County, to William and Matilda (Weisheit) Buchta. She married Glen O. Evans and he preceded her in death on May 28, 1958.
Evans had worked at the Western Electric Company in Indianapolis for 23 years. She was also an Otwell United Methodist Church, Otwell Senior Citizens and Telephone Pioneers of America member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Vondalou Clements, Otwell and Joan Dassel, Evansville; a brother, Hilbert Buchta; two sisters, Wilma Hudson and Annetta Garland, both of Winslow; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
(Jan. 27, 2000)

RANDY CLOUSE
Randy Clouse, 37, died at his residence Thursday at 9:07 a.m. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Church. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery. Frs. Lowell Will and Gordon Mann will officiate.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday the Ed Lee Mortuary.
He was born on July 5, 1962, in Washington, to Naomi (Summers) and George R. Clouse, Jr. His parents survive in Washington. He married Betsy Reynolds on July 20, 1985 and she survives.
Clouse, a 1980 Washington High School graduate, was a registered respiratory therapist and worked at Williams Brothers Pharmacy. Furthermore, he had owned and operated Clouse Medical Supply from 1990 to 1996. He was a St. Mary's Church member and an avid bass fisherman. He also graduated from Vincennes University in 1988 with an associate degree in respiratory therapy.
Also surviving are: his children, Jarit Randal and Ericka Marie Clouse, both at home; a brother, Jeff Clouse and a sister, Yvonne Aldridge, both of Washington and his grandmother, Helen Clouse, Washington.
Memorials, if so desired, may be made to the Helping Hearts Hospice.
(Jan. 27, 2000)

CHARLES THORN
DAYTON, Ohio - Charles B. Thorn Jr., 87, died Jan. 15.
A memorial service was conducted at 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at the Christ Episcopal Church, 20 West First St., Dayton. The Revs. John Paddock and Gordon Price officiated. Arrangements were made by the Tobias Funeral Home, Beavercreek Chapel
He was born on May 29, 1912, in New Orleans, La., to Charles B. and Janet (Ford) Thorn.
Thorn graduated from Tulane University in 1935, served in World War II as a Naval Officer at the US Ammunition Depot in Crane and retired as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Naval Reserve. In 1965, the Thorns moved to Beavercreek and he worked as an electrical engineer for the Civil Service at WPAFB from 1965-1980.
He was a Christ Episcopal Church, Delta Tau Delta fraternity and Paul Harris fellow of Rotary Club of Beavercreek member, along with being a life-member of the I.E.E.E. Also, he was an Elks in Washington; an honorary life member of the Louisiana Club of New Orleans and the Knights of Momus, New Orleans, La., member.
Surviving are: his wife, Willoughby A. (Allen) Thorn; a daughter, Willoughby Thorn Duncan; three sons, Charles B. Thorn III, Arthur Thorn and John G. Thorn; a brother, William G. Thorn and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jane Ellen Thorn and a brother, John C. Thorn, MD.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Christ Episcopal Church Endowment Fund.
(Jan. 15, 2000)

FUNERALS

DOROTHY CHAPMAN
The funeral for Dorothy M. Chapman was at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with the Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion officiating. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tony Chapman, Scott Chapman, Paul J. Flint, Phillip Flint, John Clymer and Marion Barber.

CECIL BURRIS
The funeral for Cecil B. Burris was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Ben R. Bean officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Masons: Dr. Jack Winslade, Joseph Ritterskamp, Loren Gaither, Cliff Williamson, Dale Ludwick and Fred Wise.
American Legion and VFW accorded full military honors at graveside. Honor guard members were: Norman Hoover, Clarence Mandabach, Joe Purcell, Oliver Coers, George Talley, Burl Lemon, James R. Healy, Carmin Schnarr, Charles Hamm, J.R. Risley, John Chestnut and Bill Stader.

Obituaries and Funerals January 27, 2000

MAURICE MILLER
ODON - Maurice A. Luke Miller, 65, died at his residence Wednesday at 1:25 a.m. He had been in failing health for 11 years and was seriously ill for the past year.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Odon United Methodist Church. The Revs. Jerrico Potter and Tim Ahlemeyer will officiate. Interment will be in Raglesville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon, and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
He was born on Feb. 8, 1934, to Arthur Jason and Evaline (Deweese) Miller, in Fredericksburg, Ind. He married Norma Jean Pruett, on May 17, 1953 and she survives.
Miller was retired from RCA in 1990 after 38 years. He had lived most of his life in the area community having been educated in Odon High School and attended Pentecostal Church of Odon. Also, he was a well-known musician who ran the "Ye Opera House" in Loogootee from 1976 to 1988 and built and repaired musical instruments along with donating time to entertain local nursing home residents.
Surviving are: a son, Jim Miller, Odon; two daughters, Linda Nichols, Odon and Ginny Lou Greene, Raglesville; eight grandchildren and five brothers, Clarence "Tyke" Miller, Odon; Paul Frandlin Miller, Whitehall, Ind.; Bruce Edwin Miller, Dexter, Mo. and Earl Ray Miller, Marshall, Ark.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, David William Miller and a brother, Jay Alden Miller, in 1976.
(Jan. 26, 2000)

GRACE JOHNSON
WINSLOW - Grace E. Johnson, 91, died at 5:48 a.m. Wednesday at the Wirth Regional Hospital, Oakland City.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. (EST) Saturday at the Pleasant Ridge Church, Pike County. Interment will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pike County.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. (EST) Friday at the Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow and from 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
She was born to Thomas and Florence (Robling) Nance, in Pike County, on July 11, 1908. She married Clark Quiggins and also had later married Edison Johnson, who preceded her in death in 1969.
Johnson was a Pleasant Ridge Church, Pike County, member.
Surviving are: three granddaughters; a sister, Olive Woods, Winslow; three stepchildren, George E. Johnson, Petersburg; Arbutus Reed, Algiers and Jerry Johnson, Bowman; five stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Jim Quiggins in 1994.
(Jan. 26, 2000)

BILLY RAY
Billy Gene Ray, 71, 603 E. Nat'l. Hwy., died at the Washington Nursing Center Wednesday at 2:10 p.m.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. James Payton will officiate. There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on June 7, 1928, in Lawrenceville, Ill., to Cleo and Martha (Fisher) Ray.
Ray was a Central Christian Church member.
Several nieces and nephews survive.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Hartz and a brother, Robert Ray.
(Jan. 26, 2000)

FUNERALS

LARRY REEL
The funeral for Larry D. Reel was at 1 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Glenn Turner officiated with interment in the Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Pallbearers were: Jack Wagner, Kevin Reel, Jim Moore, Darrold Reel, Rusty Duzan and Sean McGuire.

JACK AMOS
The funeral for Jack W. Amos was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Charles Baxtor officiated. Pallbearers were: Everett Canary, Kevin Richards, Delbert Cooper, Jodie Allen Wade, LeRoy Richards and Steven Gray.

SYLVIA DAVIS
The funeral for Sylvia O. Davis was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Revs. Gary Arnold and George Johnson officiated. Interment was in Iva Public Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Matt Davis, Claude Williams Jr., Jeff Beck, Rick Shoultz, Sean Beck and Tom Roberts.

JAMES COATNEY
Funeral services for James A. Coatney were at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Fr. David Martin officiated. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers were: John Gilliatt, Toby Coatney, Casey Coatney, Ron Shake, Fred Coatney and Bob Burkhart.

Obituaries and Funerals January 26, 2000

NOTICES

MAURICE MILLER
ODON - Maurice Luke Miller, 65, died at his residence this morning. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(Jan. 26, 2000)

BILLY RAY
Billy Gene Ray, 71, 603 E. Nat'l. Hwy., died at the Washington Nursing Center this morning at 2:10. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Jan. 26, 2000)

HAROLD WINEMILLER
VINCENNES - Harold Ready Winemiller, 95, formerly of Emison and Chicago, died at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Good Samaritan Hospital Extended Care.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Emison United Methodist Church with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. The Rev. Faye Bilskie will officiate.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

OBITS

LARRY REEL
BRUCEVILLE - Larry D. Reel, 60, formerly of Vincennes, died at 6:39 p.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Glenn Turner will officiate with interment in the Hamline Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on Oct. 7, 1939, in Vincennes to Dwight "Doc" and Mildred (Evans) Reel. His mother survives in Vincennes. He married Sharon Eubank on Dec. 23, 1962 and she survives.
Reel was a salesman with ROI Inc. of Indianapolis and had worked for 25 years with Dale Sales of Evansville.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Angela Wagner, Bruceville; Jennifer Reel, Vincennes and Donna Moore, Lancaster, Ohio; two sons, J.D. Reel, Bruceville and Brad Reel, Freelandville; a sister, Jill Strahley, Vincennes; a brother, J.O. Reel, Vincennes and 10 grandchildren.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

JOHN HALBERT
MILAN - John Robert Halbert, 72, formerly of Paoli, died at his residence, Tuesday at 2:40 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Christ the King Catholic Church in Paoli. The Rev. Fr. John Hall will officiate with interment in the Paoli Community Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the church. The body will lie in state at the Kemple-Dillman-Ellis Funeral Home, Paoli.
He was born in Martin County, on Jan. 31, 1927, to Joseph William and Lydia Agnes (Butcher) Halbert. They preceded him in death. He married Cora Lena Perkins on July 14, 1953 and she survives.
Halbert was retired from GTE after 36 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army Occupation Forces during World War II. Also, he was a St. Charles Catholic Church member in Milan.
Also surviving were: a son, Robert D. Halbert, Sullivan; a daughter, Lisa J. Halbert, Milan; a brother, Charles M. Halbert, Loogootee; four sisters, Bernice Williams, Loogootee; Esther Billings, Washington; Pauline Owens and Mary Caton, both of Henderson, Ky. and a grandchild. He was also preceded in death by three brothers.
(Jan. 25, 2000)

EUGENE MATTESON
Eugene Matteson, 77, 405 Florence St., formerly of Maysville, died at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Trinity Gospel Tabernacle. Bros. Jonathan Meenach and Merle Emmons will officiate. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel and after noon at the church.
He was born on Aug. 8, 1922, in Pike County, to William Clayborn and Bessie (Clark) Matteson. He married Eileen Ruth Best on June 28, 1942 and she preceded him in death on July 3, 1988. He later married Carolyn Thacker Hicks on Oct. 1, 1988 and she survives.
Matteson was a retired carman with B&O Railroad and was a Trinity Gospel Tabernacle member. He was a Washington Conservation Club and Good Sams Camping Club member for many year. Also, he was a World War II veteran having served in the Army.
Other survivors are: two daughters, Melanie Wayman, Washington and Charlene Thomas, Oakland City; a son, Thomas "Tom" Matteson; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two stepchildren, Cindy Chesser and Larry E. Hicks, both of Washington; two stepgrandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; a sister, Jewell Flint, Petersburg and three brothers, Noble Matteson, Washington; Hilbert Matteson, Petersburg and Alfred Matteson, Arizona.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mabel O'Neal and a brother, Harold Matteson.
(Jan. 25, 2000)

FUNERALS

MARY FLOWERS
The funeral for Mary M. Flowers was Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Loogootee. The Rev. Martin Bornhoeft officiated. Pallbearers were: Richard Lents, Bill Lents, Roscoe Richard and Lewis Doyle.

MARY DAY
Funeral services for Mary Ruth Day were Tuesday at the Loogootee Christian Church. Ed Frost officiated. Pallbearers were: Ted Yarnell, Keith Yarnell, Rama Dye, David E. Yarnell and J.D. Farris.


Obituaries and Funerals January 25, 2000

WESLEY WALFORD
William Wes Walford, 61, 15 East Main St., died at 1:09 p.m. Monday at the Daviess Community Hospital. He had been in failing health for several days.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. MaryÕs Church. Interment will be in St. JohnÕs Cemetery and Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary and before the funeral hour Friday. St. MaryÕs members will pray a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
He was born on Oct. 9, 1938, in Washington, to James Lloyd and Dorothy (Clauss) Walford. They preceded him in death.
Walford, a Washington Catholic High School graduate, was a self employed professional carpenter and St. MaryÕs Church member. He had lived in the area community for most of his life, attended Vincennes University and had served in the Marine Corps.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sandra A. Walford, Perry, Fla.; three granddaughters; two sisters, Margaret Walford, Washington and Mary Jo Abrell, North Vernon and a brother, Richard Walford.
A son, Mark, preceded him in death.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

CECIL BURRIS
Cecil B. Burris, 90, 237 Apraw Road, died at 12:14 p.m. Monday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Ben R. Bean officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. American Legion and VFW will accord full military honors at graveside. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday. Masonic services will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1909, in Daviess County, to John W. and Ella (Baldwin) Burris. He married Ethel Loraine Chattin, on Dec. 2, 1950 and she preceded him in death on July 16, 1971.
Burris was a retired maintenance welder for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and had attended Montgomery schools. He was a World War II Army veteran and American Legion, VFW, Charity Lodge No. 30 F&AM, York Rite and Hadi Shrine member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sherry Nelson, Rochester, Wash.; two grandchildren; three stepchildren, Virginia Cresgy, Washington; Kenneth Clark, Odon and Donald Clark, Chicago, Ill.; two sisters, Lillian Burkhart, Washington and Marie Baker, Nashville, Ind. and three brothers, Wilbur, Kenneth and Harold Burris, all of Washington.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Lester, Ray, Earl and Robert Burris.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

DOROTHY CHAPMAN
Dorothy M. Chapman, 98, 5 Kelly Drive, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday at the Washington Nursing Center. Death was sudden, but she had been in failing health.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and beginning at noon Thursday until service time.
She was born on Sept. 28, 1901, in Veale Township, to Dully Wise, who preceded her daughter in death. She married Charles Chapman, on Dec. 11, 1971 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 1990.
Chapman was a farm wife and Bethel Church member. She had been educated in Daviess County schools.
Surviving are: her children, Marion L. Chapman, Washington and Paul W. Chapman, Gilbertsville, Ky.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and a great-great-great-grandchild.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

JAMES COATNEY
James A. Coatney, 67, 502 Meredith, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 10 a.m. He had been in failing health since last Tuesday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be in St. JohnÕs Cemetery. Fr. David Martin will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 6 to 8 tonight and after 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Family calling is from 4 to 6 tonight.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1932, in Washington, to Charles R. and Hilda (McCord) Coatney. They preceded him in death. He married Nancy Caroline Shake, on Oct. 31, 1953 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 1985.
Coatney, a 1949 Washington Catholic High School graduate, owned and operated JimÕs Hot Fish in Vincennes. He attended St. SimonÕs Church. He was also a Knights of Columbus, American Legion, VFW, Moose and Eagles member. He was a radio operator in the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War. He returned to the Washington area in 1986 after living in Vincennes for many years.
Surviving are: two sons, Douglas G. Coatney, Danville and Christopher Coatney, Bruceville; a daughter, Cathy Burkhart, Vincennes; eight grandchildren; a stepgrandson; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol Jagger and Mary Jane Gilliatt and a brother, Frederick R. Coatney, all of Shawnee Mission, Kan.
(Jan. 23, 2000)

EDWIN EVANS
BICKNELL - Edwin Lee ÒEddieÓ Evans, 50, died at the Beverly Nursing and Rehab Center, Indianapolis, Monday at 10 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St. The Rev. Forest Godin, First Church of the Nazarene, Bicknell, will officiate. Interment will be in the Sandborn Cemetery. Graveside military rites will be by the VFW Post No. 3190.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel.
He was born on Dec. 1, 1949, in Vincennes, to Charles Edward and Vena Margaret (Courter) Evans. His father preceded in death on Dec. 11, 1963, while his mother preceded him in death on Jan. 9, 1998.
Evans was a self-employed carpenter and had lived all of his life in Bicknell. Also, he was a VFW No. 3190 Bicknell member and was a U.S. Army veteran.
A sister, Rhea Harper, Indianapolis, survives.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

URIAH DIXON
PETERSBURG - Uriah D. ÒJackÓ Dixon, 64, died Monday at 9:40 a.m. at his residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. (EST) Thursday at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel, 225 East Washington St., Oakland City. Burial will be in Cloin Cemetery in Pike County. The Revs. Don Myers and John Powell will officiate.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. (EST) Wednesday at the chapel and from 9 a.m. until services Thursday at the chapel.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1935, in Crittenden County, Ky., to Clarence and Jessie (Driver) Dixon. He was married to the former Barbara Pendley for 25 years and she survives.
Dixon had worked for Ball Plastics Crop. for 22 years and was a truck driver for Roberts Express for 10 years before retiring. He was an Army veteran and Mission of Faith Church member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Kimberly A. Elder, Evansville; four sons, Phillip and Robert Dixon, both of Petersburg; Thomas Dixon, Winslow and Mark G. Arnold, Evansville; a sister, Nellie Osborn, Evansville; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Dixon, in 1999.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

HAROLD WINEMILLER
VINCENNES - Harold Ready Winemiller, 95, formerly of Emison and Chicago, died at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Good Samaritan Hospital Extended Care.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. Services will be at the Emison United Methodist Church with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
He was born on Jan. 7, 1905, in Emison, to Thomas R. and Minnie (Ready) Winemiller. He married K. Burdette Vandement on June 9, 1929 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 31, 1972. He later married Leona Sandler on June 22, 1975 and she survives.
Winemiller had been an electrical engineer and had worked for Commonwealth Edison in Chicago. He was a United Universalist Church in Oak Park, Ill. member. Also, he had graduated from Oaktown High School and Purdue University. He had lived in Vincennes since 1993.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Kay Vasey, Albuquerque, N.M.; a son, Dr. Robert Winemiller, Marshfield, Wis.; two stepdaughters, Cheryl Hyneman, Hazleton and Carole Boger, Vincennes; a stepson, David Judah, Vincennes; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren.
(Jan. 24, 2000)

FUNERAL

MARGARET WAGNER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. MaryÕs Church for the funeral of Margaret A. Wagner. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in St. JohnÕs Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ernie White, Jerry Decker, Rod Perry, Robert Wichman, Bernard Wichman and Carl Grannan.

Obituaries and Funerals January 24, 2000

NOTICE

JAMES COATNEY
James A. Coatney, 67, local resident, died at Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 10 a.m. Funeral arrangements pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Jan. 23, 2000)

OBITS

SYLVIA DAVIS
Sylvia O. (Scraper) Davis, 80, 1813 McCormick, died unexpectedly at 10:27 a.m. Saturday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexer-Hall & McClure Funeral Home. The Revs. Gary Arnold and George Johnson will officiate. Interment will be in the Iva Public Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday.
She was born on April 17, 1919, in East St. Louis, to Travis and Edna (Pride) Scraper. She married Marvie A. Davis, on Nov. 11, 1939, and he survives.
Davis was a homemaker and Washington Church of the Nazarene member. She was educated at the Otwell School and came to Daviess County in 1959.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sharon Williams, Washington; a son, Adrian Davis, Avon; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: two daughters, Jaunita Davis and Betty Roberts; a great-grandson and a sister, Lorene Arnold.
(Jan. 22, 2000)

JACK AMOS
LOOGOOTEE -Jack W. Amos, 50, formerly of Petersburg, died of cancer at the Good Samaritan Hospital this morning at 3:57.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. VeteranÕs graveside services will be accorded by the Petersburg VFW.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Jan. 27, 1949, in Petersburg, to Grester and Dorothy (Johnson) Amos.
Amos was a truck driver with Jefferson Trucking. He was also a Vietnam veteran and Loogootee American Legion member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Angela Cooper and Amy Richards, both of Vincennes; a brother, Frank Amos, Petersburg; a sister, Diana Amos, Nashville, Tenn. and five grandchildren.
(Jan. 27, 2000)

MARY FLOWERS
LOOGOOTEE -Mary M. Flowers, 92, died at 4:55 a.m. Sunday at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Loogootee, with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born on Feb. 13, 1907, in Dubois County, to Chris and Dorothea (Harder) Meyer. She married Raymond Flowers and he preceded her in death on April 5, 1991.
Flowers was a St. John Lutheran Church, Loogootee, member and had been educated in the Martin County schools.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by: three other husbands, John Parsons, Austin Hart and Earl Gardner and three sisters, Tillie Lents, Elizabeth Cannon and Katie Davis.
(Jan. 23, 2000)

ARTHUR McLEMORE
Arthur ÒArtÓ Ray McLemore, 78, 7 McCracken Drive, died at 6:33 p.m. Saturday at the Daviess Community Hospital emergency room.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Sugarland Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call after 12:30 p.m. at the Sugarland Chapel Saturday. Masonic services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday immediately preceding services. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1921, in Daviess County, to Merle and Edith M. (Burton) McLemore. He married Joyce Barley, on Feb. 27, 1948 and she survives.
McLemore was a retired carman and lead inspector with Con Rail having retired in 1982. He was a First Christian Church, Alford Masonic Lodge, Aurora, Ky.; Charity Masonic Lodge, Washington; Scottish Rite, Evansville; Murat Shrine, Indianapolis; Moose Lodge, Petersburg and Washington Boat Club member. He was also a World War II veteran having served in the Air Force.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Sharon Hoover, Washington and Juliana McLemore, Goodland; a grandson; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, Carley Leonard and Marguerite Fox, both of Washington; Josephine McRoberts, Princeton and Virginia Sessions, Jay, Fla. and a brother, Leroy McLemore, Washington. He was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis McLemore.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the First Christian Church or the American Heart Association.
(Jan. 22, 2000)

CHARLES ROGERS
FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. - Charles ÒChuckÓ Rogers died Saturday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Jennings Funeral Home, Jamestown, Tenn. Burial will take place at the Green Family Cemetery.
He was born on Jan. 14, 1936, in Washington, to Bill and Elizabeth (Dillin) Rogers. He married Agnes Green, on July 29, 1967, in Muncie and she survives. Rogers was retired from the U.S. Postal Service.
He is also survived by a brother, William, Wichita, Kan. and a nephew, Bruce Rogers, Washington.
(Jan. 22, 2000)

MARY DAY
LOOGOOTEE - Mary Ruth Day, 93, died at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Loogootee Christian Church with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee and from 1 p.m. until the service hour Tuesday at the Loogootee Christian Church.
She was born on Nov. 24, 1906, in Loogootee, to Emmett D. and Emma (Sims) Yarnell. She was married on Dec. 18, 1926, to Arlie R. Day and he preceded her in death on July 25, 1986.
Day was a homemaker and retired elementary school teacher in Shoals. She was also a Loogootee Christian Church and DAR member.
Surviving are: a son, Duane L. Day, Orange, Calif.; a brother, James Clifford Yarnell, Loogootee; four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by: two sons, Benny and David Day; a daughter, Joyce Arlene Day; two brothers, Max and Jasper Emmett Yarnell and two sisters, Madge Yarnell and Beulah Drake.
(Jan. 22, 2000)

FUNERALS

RICHARD ENGLEHART
The funeral for Richard Raymond Englehart was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Henry Ray Englehart officiated. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Bryan Englehart, Andy Englehart, Kelly Englehart, Tiffanie Englehart, Yancy Gill and Al Morrison. Honorary pallbearers were: Bob Petty, Paul Morgan, Cecil Bateman and Neal Killion.

REBECCA WATKINS
The funeral for Rebecca Watkins was at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Petersburg. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery. Officiating were the Revs. Mark Ranke, Chad Clark and Paul Mullen. Pallbearers were: William White, Fred White, Brent Clark, Billy Gene Clark, Charles Roy and Samuel Roy. Honorary pallbearer was David Frye. Also, it was not mentioned in her obituary that one grandchild survives.

CARRIE SHAKE
Carrie ShakeÕs funeral was at 2 p.m. Sunday at Elnora United Methodist Church. Rev. Paul Huntsman officiated. Interment was in Walnut Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers: Donald Shake, David Shake, Jack Shake, Mike Shake, Dave Voorhees and Charles Merryfield. Honorary pallbearer was Jerry Shake.

HELEN SWAYZE
The funeral for Helen Swayze was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Revs. Tim Ahlemeyer and Marvin Sweet officiated with interment in Walnut Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers: George Rollins, Darrell Fish, David Fish, Richard Ferguson, Alan Pickett and Ivan Long.

BETTY OSMON
The funeral for Betty Jane Osmon was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiated with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers: Charles Odell, Dale Petty, Joseph Ritterskamp, Doug Kane, Dale Ficklin and Mike Strange.

DOTTIE JOHNSON
Dottie B. JohnsonÕs funeral was at 1 this afternoon at Bruceville Christian Church. Revs. Steve McCormick and Glenn Turner officiated. Interment was in Bruceville Cemetery. Pallbearers: Mark Hutchinson, Aaron McCormick, David Davis, Roy Johnson Jr., Larry Johnson and Randy Boberg.

Obituaries and Funerals January 22, 2000

CLARA LAVERNE LELAND
HUNTINGBURG Ñ Clara Laverne Leland, 83, Huntingburg, died at 10:45 p.m. Thursday at Deconess St. Joseph's Hospital, Huntingburg.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home, Huntingburg. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Huntingburg.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 6 p.m. today and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday prior to the funeral service.
Born on Aug. 31, 1916, in rural Horse Cave, Ky., she was the daughter of William and Nina (Franklin) Denton.
A member of the Huntingburg United Methodist Church for over 50 years, she was an active worker and officer in the Women's Society of Christian Service. She was a past president of Rebekah's and was a 50-year member of the Easter Star where she had served as Worthy Matron. She was a member of Huntingburg Business Women and enjoyed playing bridge, bowling and playing golf, at which she had won several golf tournaments. She was a homemaker and a seamstress.
Her husband, Harry Leland, whom she married on Dec. 24, 1932, died Dec. 1, 1985. A daughter, Jeanne Sakel; a son, David Leland; one sister, and five brothers are deceased.
Survivors include, one son, Paul Leland of Huntingburg; two daughters, Carolyn Ostby of Louisville and Betty Oyler of Greentown; a sister, Geneva Bayer of Huntingburg; a brother, Truman Denton of Dale; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
(Jan. 20, 2000)

MARGARET WAGNER
Margaret A. Wagner, 86, Sunset Towers, died at 4:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Washington Nursing Center. She had been in failing health for a few days, but death was sudden.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. MaryÕs Church. Interment will be in the St. JohnÕs Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Members of the Ladies Auxiliary of St. John will conduct a memorial service at 5 p.m. Sunday. The Legion of Mary and Parish members will pray a rosary at 6 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1914, in Chandler, to Jacob and Anioinette Tretter. They preceded her in death. She married Louis J. Wagner, on May 22, 1937, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1962.
Wagner, a Petersburg High School graduate, was a homemaker and St. MaryÕs Church member. She came to Daviess County in 1940. She was a Ladies Auxiliary Knights of St. John and long-time Legion of Mary member.
Surviving are: two sons, Richard ÒDickÓ Wagner, Phoenix, Ariz. and Daniel ÒDanÓ Wagner, Seattle, Wash.; a daughter, Julia Baker, Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four brothers, Donald and David Tretter, both of Indianapolis; LeRoy Tretter, Tuson, Ariz. and Franklin Tretter, Seattle, Wash. and a sister, Imogene Perry, Monroe City.
(Jan. 19, 2000)

REBECCA WATKINS
Rebecca Jane Watkins, 45, 518 Vance St., died at 6:55 a.m. Friday at the Eastgate Nursing Center. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Petersburg. Interment will be in Bethel Cemetery. Officiating will be the Revs. Mark Ranke, Chad Clark and Paul Mullen.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1954, in Daviess County, to Billie F. and Ruth (Hand) Watkins. Her mother survives in Washington while her father preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1995.
Watkins, a 1972 Washington High School graduate, worked in the Deli Department at BeuhlerÕs Buy-Low and had been a practical nurse for 20 years. She was a 1974 Vincennes University Practical Nursing Program graduate and had written articles for the Washington Times-Herald through the years. Also, she was a Petersburg Pilgrim Holiness Church member.
Also surviving are: a son, Ryan Paul Watkins, Washington; a sister, Nancy Lynn Roy and a brother, Larry Watkins, both of Washington.
The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Petersburg Pilgrim Holiness Church.
(Jan. 21, 2000)

Obituaries and Funerals January 21, 2000

NOTICE

REBECCA WATKINS
Rebecca Jane Watkins, 45, Washington, died at 6:55 this morning.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
(Jan. 21, 2000)

OBITS

CLYDE EDWARDS
GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. - Clyde Malcome Edwards, 78, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at Calvert City Convalescence Home.
Services was at 1 this afternoon at Colliers Funeral home, Benton, Ky., with burial at Birmingham Cemetery, Draffenville.
He was born on Nov. 22, 1921, to John W. and Bertha (Grismore) Edwards. He married Venice Nunley on July 10, 1971 and she survives.
Edward graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1939. He served in World War II and later moved to the Evansville area. In 1962, he moved to Gilbertsville, where he was construction supervisor for Ray Lucas and Son, retiring in 1990.
Also surviving are: two sisters, Wanda Hedrick and Patsy Conolty, both of Washington.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Dwight and Wilbur Hugh Edwards.
(Jan. 19, 2000)

CARRIE SHAKE
ELNORA - Carrie Shake, 82, died at 1:10 p.m. Thursday at the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Elnora United Methodist Church. The Revs. John Like and Paul Huntsman will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, and 1 p.m. until service time on Sunday at the church.
She was born on Nov. 29, 1917, in Daviess County, to Herschel and Stella (Quankenbush) Carmichael. She married Jerry Shake, on Aug. 24, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1993.
Shake was a homemaker and Elnora United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Alice Bland, Odon; five sons, Jerry R. Shake, Owensburg; the Rev. Jack Shake, Mitchell; Donald Shake, Bloomington; Mike Shake, Raglesville and David Shake, Elnora; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by: a sister, Leona Shake; a brother, Jack Carmichael; a son, John William Shake; a daughter, Leona Catherine Shake and a grandson, Jerry Bland.
The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center.
(Jan. 20, 2000)

LLOYD JONES
SHIRLEY, Ind. - Lloyd ÒJonesyÓ Jones died Jan. 7 at his residence.
He had been sick for several weeks.
He married Otwell and Washington area native Norma Mattingly and she survives.
The funeral was at Ballards Funeral Home in Middletown on Jan. 10. NormaÕs son, William Lankford, conducted the service.
Several individuals from the Otwell and Washington area went to pay respects.
(Jan. 7, 2000)

DOTTIE JOHNSON
BRUCEVILLE - Dottie B. Johnson, 89, died at 3:05 p.m. Thursday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Bruceville Christian Church. The Revs. Steve McCormick and Glenn Turner will officiate. Interment will be in the Bruceville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel.
She was born on May 12, 1910, in Edwardsport, to William and Frances ÒDaleÓ Harrington. She married Alfred Johnson, on March 16, 1933, in the Bruceville Christian Church. He preceded her in death on March 18, 1980.
Johnson was a former cook at the Bruceville School. She had lived in Bruceville since 1933.
Surviving are: two daughters, Eleanor Johnson and Rita McCormick, both of Bruceville; four sons, James Johnson, Bicknell; Denver Johnson, Chicago; Paul Johnson, Tucoma, Wash. and Roy Johnson, Ohio; 13 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
A daughter died in infancy.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(Jan. 20, 2000)

BETTY OSMON
Betty Jane Osmon, 74, 1604 Troy Road, died at 4:40 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 10 a.m. Sunday.
She was born on April 8, 1925, in Martin County, to Charles B. and Delphia E. (Canary) Knight. She married Lee M. Osmon, on Oct. 12, 1946 and he preceded her on March 4, 1992.
Osmon, a Washington High School graduate, was a saleswoman at KidwellÕs dress Shop on Main Street for many years.
A cousin, Louise Green, Washington, survives.
(Jan. 20, 2000)

FUNERALS

LOUIS DILLON
Funeral services for Louis Edward Dillon were at the Popular Grove Wesleyan Church near Shoals Thursday at 1 p.m. Officiating was by the Rev. John Moffatt. The pallbearers were: Joe Rehl, Scott Hickman, Mike Greene, Rosco Brown, Jimmy Day and Bobby Day. Burial was in Poplar Grove Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Queen-Lee Funeral Home.

FRED YOUNG
Graveside services for Fred Earl Young were at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiated. Pallbearers were: Kendall Williams, Arthur McLemore, Oliver Parker Jr., Clark Stacks, Joseph Ritterskamp and James Ritterskamp. American Legion and VFW accorded full military honors at graveside. Honor guard members were: Norman Hoover, Oliver Coers, Joe Purcell, Carl Fox, Burl Lemon, James R. Healy, Carmin Schnarr, James F. Healy, John Chestnut, Jack Anderson, Charles Hamm, Rickey Clements and Robert Paul.

Obituaries and Funerals January 20, 2000

CONNIE RICHARDSON
VINCENNES - Connie J. Richardson, 66, died at 11:35 p.m. Tuesday at the IU Medial Center in Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes. The Rev. Novy Newkirk will officiate. Interment will be in the Upper Indiana Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
She was born in Daviess County, on March 1, 1933, to Ruble and Marie (Chestnut) Goodwin. They preceded her in death. She married C. Frank Richardson on Nov. 23, 1951 and he survives.
Richardson was a homemaker. She was a Bethlehem General Baptist Church and Lawrenceville Rod and Gun Club member.
Also surviving are: two sons, James E. Richardson, Owensville; and John R. Richardson, Vincennes; a brother, Buddy Goodwin, Vincennes and five grandchildren.
(Jan. 18, 2000)

HELEN SWAYZE
ODON - Helen L. Swayze, 85, died at 4:05 this morning at the Lyons Health and Living Center. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Revs. Tim Ahlemeyer and Marvin Sweet will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Oct. 26, 1914, in Daviess County, to Alpha and Bessie (Stuffle) Maryfield. She married Darrell W. Swayze, on April 23, 1932. He preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1986.
Swayze was a homemaker and 1932 Odon High School Class graduate. She was a lifelong community resident and Odon United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: a daughter, June Long, Elnora; a foster son, Charles Dean, Houston, Texas; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Odis Maryfield, Lebanon and Charles Maryfield, Odon and three sisters, Doris McCallian and Lorene Freed, both of Odon and Vernell Hamilton, Washington. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Pete Maryfield and a sister, Esther Lyons.
(Jan. 20, 2000)

Obituaries and Funerals January 19, 2000

PETE PERUCCA
BICKNELL - Pete Louis Perucca, 82, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital on Monday at 11:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Debbie Salters will officiate. Interment will be in the Town Cemetery in Edwardsport.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born in Bicknell, on Dec. 16, 1917, to Anton and Teressa Perucca. He married Mary Louise Thombleson, in Vincennes, on June 18, 1949. She survives.
Perucca was a coal miner for 14 years with American having retired in 1981 and had also worked with C&SX Railroad for 30 years. He was also a former Vincennes resident having lived there from 1970 to 1990.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Linda Hayes, Ellettsville and Toni Lynn Savage, Plainfield; four stepdaughters, Maryfrancis Cone, Bicknell; Ernestine Kord, Indianapolis; Anita Jo Holman, Teutopolis, Ill. and Rhonda Lea Perucca, Oxford, Ohio; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Three sisters preceded him in death.
(Jan. 17, 2000)

FRED YOUNG
Fred Earl Young, 80, 16 Morningside Drive, died at 5:34 p.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate. American Legion and VFW will accord full military honors at graveside.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at Gill Chapel.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1919, in Princeton, to George and Bessie (Condra) Young. He married Dorothy Elizabeth Yarbrough on March 21, 1959 and she survives.
Young, a 1938 Washington High School graduate, was a retired conductor with the New York Central Railroad after 40 years of service. He was a First Christian Church member and World War II Army veteran. Also, he was a treasurer for many years of the United Transportation Union Local 1518.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Linda Cassiday, Centreville, Va.; a son, Jerry Lee Young, Ft. Wayne; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two stepchildren, Judy Ann Monroe, Indianapolis and Hugh Steven Ward, Chicago; nine stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; four halfsisters, Wanete Potts, Petersburg; Lorene Baker and Betty Roland, both of Washington and Donna Page, Vincennes and a halfbrother, Charles L. Dinkins, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Beverly K. Self and a halfbrother, Floyd Dinkins.
(Jan. 18, 2000)

RICHARD ENGLEHART
Richard Raymond Englehart, 82, Rt. 4, died at noon Tuesday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Henry Ray Englehart will officiate. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
He was born on May 5, 1917, in Daviess County, to Raymond P. and Frieda (Blessinger) Englehart. He married Margaret Taylor on Sept. 3, 1936 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 1990.
Englehart, 1936 Plainville High School graduate, was a retired farmer.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sharon Ruth Gill, Van Horn, Texas; two sons, James R. Englehart, Rt. 1 and Alan Englehart, Owensboro; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Sylvester, Jerome and Harvey Englehart.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the St. JudeÕs ChildrenÕs Hospital or Kosiar ChildrenÕs Hospital in Louisville.
(Jan. 18, 2000)

LOUIS AESCHLIMAN
INDIANAPOLIS - Louis T. ÒTedÓ Aeschliman, 68, died at his residence on Monday.
The Cremation Society of Indiana was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on April 5, 1931, in Washington, where he was reared.
Aeschliman was a factory worker at Best Foods for 50 years and retired in 1985. He was also a First Christian Church member in Washington.
Surviving is a sister, Elise Romeril.
(Jan. 17, 2000)

FUNERAL

CHARLES ROBINSON
A funeral mass for Charles D. Robinson was conducted Wednesday at the St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: Don Bowling, George Patterson, Bernie Burch, Paul Strange, Tom Strange and Ed Lents. Honorary pallbearer was Bob Prather.

Obituaries and Funerals January 14, 2000

NOTICE

SANDY RUTLEDGE
SHOALS - Sandy Rutledge, 49, died at 5:20 p.m. Thursday at the Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Jan. 13, 2000)

OBITS

ETHEL NICHOLSON
Ethel Nicholson, 704 Front St., 96, died at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at the Washington Nursing Center.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Crothersville Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Bechtel will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 this afternoon.
She was born on Nov. 1, 1903, in Jennings County, to William and Ida (Hartwell) Derringer. She married David Nicholson on May 20, 1922 and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1983.
Nicholson was a homemaker and Christian Church member. She had attended Jennings County Schools.
Surviving are: two daughters, Laura Marie Shelton, Washington and Betty Juanita Jones, Seymour; 19 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ida Elizabeth Downey; a son, Charles A. Nicholson; five sisters and a brother.
(Jan. 13, 2000)

MARGARET HEALY
Margaret E. Healy, 96, formerly of 300 E. Hefron St., died at 4:30 a.m. Thursday at the Prairie Village Living Center. She had been in failing health for several years.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. SimonÕs Church. Interment will be at the St. JohnÕs Cemetery with Fr. David Martin officiating.
Visitation will be at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. A Christian wake service will be at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Ladies Auxiliary Knights of St. John will conduct a memorial service at 4 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1903, in Martin County, to James L. and Sarah E. (Farrell) Brown. They preceded her in death. She married Hugh Healy on Nov. 19, 1924 and he preceded her in death on July 31, 1988.
Healy, a 1923 Barr-Reeve High School graduate, was a homemaker and St. SimonÕs Church member. She was also a Ladies Auxiliary Knights of St. John member, 40-year community member and had attended Martin and Daviess county schools.
Surviving are: three sons, James Robert Healy, Washington; John Healy, Montgomery and Joe Healy, Vincennes; three daughters, Maggie Craney, Montgomery; Betty Henline, Rockville, Ind. and Mary Jo Miller, Lafayette, Ind.; 24 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by: two sons, Donald and Leo; four sisters, Mary Ehrhardt, Levada Harris, Susan Gueguen and Odetta McDonald and a brother, Dexter Brown.
(Jan. 13, 2000)

CLAYTON ARMES
ANDERSON - Richard Clayton Armes, 23, died Jan. 8 at his residence.
Services were at 11 a.m. Jan. 12 at the Woodlawn Funeral Home by the Rev. Stan Patterson. Burial was in the New Silverbrook Cemetery.
He was born in Washington to Richard Eugene Armes and Kimala Sue (Emmons) Armes. They survive in Anderson. His wife, Jeannie Marie (Fowler) Armes, survives.
Armes was a diesel mechanic at McLees Garage and was of the Baptist faith.
Also surviving are: a stepdaughter, Heather Fowler, Indiana; a brother, Frankie Armes, Anderson; a sister, Sherry Armes, Anderson; grandparents, George and Barbara Cassidy, Florida; Nancy and Ward Griffin, Anderson and Richard G. and Carol Armes, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kristina Armes and a grandfather, Robert Emmons.
(Jan. 8, 2000)

Obituaries and Funerals January 12, 2000

OBITS

DONNA McCOMB
FORT WAYNE - Donna M. McComb, 48, died at her residence in Fort Wayne Tuesday.
Memorial service will be at 8 p.m. Friday with calling an hour prior at D.O. McComb and Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue.
She was born in Washington. Her father, Glen Church, survives in Petersburg, while her mother and stepfather, Carol and Gerald Rediger, survive in Peoria, Ariz. Her husband, Robert L. McComb Jr. survives.
McComb was a bank clerk with NBD Bank.
Also surviving are: a son, Bryan Hanke, Chino, Calif.; a daughter, Michelle Hanke, Fort Wayne; two stepsons, Mathew and Ian McComb, both of Fort Wayne; a stepdaughter, Andreanna M. McComb, Fort Wayne; a brother, Steven Rediger, Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Phyllis Church, Troy and her grandfather, Joe Church, Petersburg.
Memorials may be made to the Parkview Home Health Care and Hospice, 2270 Lake Avenue Suite 200, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 or Cancer Services of Allen County, 2925 E. State Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805.
(Jan. 11, 2000)

RAYMOND FRICK
MT. CARMEL, Ill. - Raymond E. Frick, 80, died Monday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday from the First Christian Church with burial in Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Short Funeral Home, 527 Mulberry St., Mt. Carmel, Ill.
He was born on Sept. 7,1919, in Wabash County, to Edward E. and Elva (Liddle) Frick. He married Evelyn E. Dougherty, on Sept. 7, 1941, and she survives.
Frick retired after 42 years as a railroad engineer on the Cairo and Danville Line. He was a past president of the Legislative State Committee of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineer and was a World War II Army Veteran. This veteran was an VFW, American Legion, BPO Elks No. 715, Scottish Rite Danville Valley, the Ainad Temple, St. Louis and 53 year Masonic Lodge 239 member and served as secretary of the Wabash Valley Shrine Club. Also, he was a Wabash County farmer and Farm Bureau, Big River Bend Saddle Club member and past president of the Promenaders Square Dance Club. He was also a First Christian Disciples of Christ Church in Mt. Carmel member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Kathryn Lawson, Washington and Patricia H. Urbanski, Middle Island, NY; two sons, Daniel R. Urbana, Ohio and James S. Frick, Macomb, Ill.; two sisters, Evelyn Schrader, Mt. Carmel and Helen Lankford, Princeton and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Allie Wood.
Memorials may be made to Lincoln Trail Hospice, Shriners Hospital in St. Louis or the First Christian Church Memorial Fund.
(Jan. 10, 2000)

JAMES FICKLIN
PETERSBURG - James Byron Ficklin, 48, died of heart failure at 4:45 a.m. Tuesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Fr. Leo Kiesel will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
He was born on Dec. 26, 1951, in Washington, to Ivan D. and Ardella C. (Seng) Ficklin. He married Debby Mosby and she survives.
Ficklin and his brother, Jon, owned and operated Ficklin Auto Supply in Petersburg. He was a St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Moose Lodge and International Order of Odd Fellows, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are: a son, Christian James Ficklin, Bloomington; a daughter, Chelsea Jo Ficklin, Petersburg and a brother, Jon Ficklin, Petersburg. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Ficklin.
(Jan. 11, 2000)

FUNERAL

RUTH KING
The funeral for Ruth B. King was at 1 this afternoon at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel.
The Rev. Maurice Roll officiated with interment in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Mike Wininger, Charles Hunt Sr., Bill Dunn, Ralph Getchell, Kenny DeCoursey and Rick Hagen Jr.

Obituaries and Funerals January 10, 2000

OBITS

KATHRYN SHAFER
ODON - Kathryn Shafer, 79, died at 12:35 p.m. Sunday at the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center, Odon.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church, Odon. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. The Rev. Tim Ahlemeyer will officiate.
Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield and from 9:30 a.m. until the service hour at the church Wednesday.
She was born on May 26, 1920, in Odon, to Jesse and Alma (Critchlow) Trueblood. They preceded her in death. She married Herschel A. Shafer and he preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 1976.
Shafer was manager of Musselman Apartments in Odon and was an United Methodist Church member in Odon.
Surviving are: three sons, Leroy and Paul Shafer, both of Odon and Gene Shafer, Plainville; two daughters, Joan Lee, Scotland, Ind. and Janiece Robinson, Bloomfield; a brother, Beecher Trueblood, Odon; two sisters, Mae Arford and June Hammer, both of Odon; 18 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by: a great-grandson, Jason Toon; a sister, Minnie Trueblood and four brothers, Delbert, Roy, Jesse and Carl Trueblood.
Contributions may be made to: Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center, 601 East Race St., Odon, IN, 47562.
(Jan. 9, 2000)

RUTH KING
BICKNELL - Ruth B. King, 76, died at 9:26 a.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Maurice Roll will officiate with interment in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Oct. 26, 1923, in Edwardsport, to George and Lucretia (Hulen) Johnson. She married Norman King and he preceded her in death on April 4, 1997.
King was a homemaker and Edwardsport Christian Church member, but attended the Bicknell Pilgrim Holiness. She was also a VFW Auxiliary member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Angela Kay Hagen, Bicknell and Debbie Getchell, Edwardsport; a sister, Glenn Heidenrich, Terre Haute and three grandchildren.
(Jan. 9, 2000)

CATHERINE JONES
WARNER ROBINS, GA. - Catherine Jones, 80, formerly of Loogootee, died at 10:15 p.m. Friday at the Warner Robins (Ga.) Rehab and Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born on March 5, 1919, in Daviess County, to Charles and Anna (Fuhrman) Boner. She married Paul H. Jones and he preceded her in death on Dec. 15, 1993.
Jones was a retired bank teller from the Union Bank in Loogootee. She had also worked at the Farm Bureau Insurance Company. She was a Loogootee United Methodist Church member and past treasurer for the building and memorial fund at the church. Also, she was a past president of the Loogootee Women's Club and was a Martin County Home Demonstration Club and Sunshine Club member.
Surviving are: a son, Gene Marneal Jones, La Porte; a daughter, Sharon Bohlinger, Warner Robins, Ga.; a sister, VonDale Kerns, Florida; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Edward Boner.
(Jan. 7, 2000)

ELOISE ELDRIDGE
WHEATLAND - Eloise Virginia Eldridge, 91, died at 1:10 this morning at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday from the Wheatland United Methodist Church with burial in Wheatland City Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, Vincennes, Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and at the church from noon until 1 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Nov. 28, 1908, in The Steen House in Steen Township, to J. W. and Lou (McElroy) Kinnaman.
Eldridge, a Wheatland High School graduate, was an St. Elizabeth's Hospital School of Nursing in Washington, D.C. graduate and was a retired registered nurse from Prestolite. She was also an Order of Eastern Star and Wheatland United Methodist Church member. She had been a First Lt. in the Women's Army Reserve.
Surviving are: a son, James Eldridge, Wheatland; two daughters, E. Thayer Releigh, Midland, Mich. and Millicent Watson, Wheatland and a grandson.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Alan and Bud and three sisters, Alice, Dorothy and Ruth.
The family requests donations be made to the Wheatland United Methodist Church in lieu of flowers. (Jan. 10, 2000)

WILLIAM COLE
EVANSVILLE - William "Drew" Cole, 19, died at 8:11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Services were at 11 this morning at Boone Funeral Homes, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, with the Rev. Michael Thompson officiating. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.
Surviving are: his mother and stepfather, Charlotte and Robert Hatfield; his father, William Michael Cole, Evansville; his grandparents, Linden and Joyce Cullen, Washington and William and Betty Cole, Evansville; a great-grandmother, Nellie Cole, Evansville; a sister, Lindsay Cole, Evansville; a brother, Chad Cole, Evansville and two stepsisters, Jill Hayden, Newburgh and Chris Weaver, Seattle, Wash.
Cole, a 1998 Harrison High School graduate, worked for Kenny Kent Volvo-Mazda in Evansville. He was an All City, All State, All Conference and All District Soccer Player and was the leading scorer in Evansville. He was an Olympic Development Regional Team member and led Harrison High School in the SIAC Championship. He was also an organ donor, Crossroads Christian Church member and born again Christian.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrison Soccer Booster Club, 401 Park Plaza Drive, Evansville, IN 47715.
(Jan. 7, 2000)

SISTER MARY JUSTIN (ELISABETH GOOTEE)
ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS - Sister Mary Justin (Elisabeth Gail Gootee), 85, died at Karcher Hall at St. Mary-of-the-Woods Saturday at 2:21 a.m.
A wake was at 3 this afternoon in Providence hall and at 4:30 this afternoon in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception with the Rev. Bernard Head presiding. Interment will be in the Cemetery of Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. The Callahan Funeral Home, Terre Haute, is in charge of arrangements.
Elizabeth Gail Gootee was born on Sept. 25, 1914, in Loogootee, to Clarence George and Mary Ethel (Patterson) Gootee. Her parish of baptism and parish-sp entry was at St. John in Loogootee.
She was educated at St. John in Loogootee and St. Mary-of-the-Woods Academy. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Providence on Aug. 14, 1929, professed first vows on March 1, 1932 and final vows on Aug. 15, 1937. She received her bachelor's of science degree in education and her master's of science degree in education from Indiana State University, Terre Haute.
She taught in schools staffed by the Sisters of Providence in Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts and Maryland. For 19 years she ministered as principal in those schools.
She was preceded in death by seven brothers, the Rev. Paul Bernard , Joseph Glenn, Clarence Norbert, Leonard Rubertise "Pat", Francis Justin, George Albert and Carroll Thomas Gootee and two sisters, Helen Regina "Jean" Matheis and Mary Esther Jackson.
(Jan. 8, 2000)

FUNERAL

WILMA WILSON
The funeral for Wilma L. Wilson was at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Antioch Christian Church. Bros. Alan Scott, Charles Grubbs and Alfred Helm officiated. Interment was in the Antioch Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Clifton Wilson, Dale Wilson, Steve Wilson, Duane Wilson, Dennis Wilson and George Wilson Jr.

Obituaries and Funerals January 6, 2000

OBITS

OLIVE JONES
LOOGOOTEE - Olive Louise (Hart) Jones, 73, formerly of Shoals, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Wednesday.
The funeral will be Queen-Lee Funeral Home on Friday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee. Friends may call from 6 to 8 at the funeral home tonight.
She was born on Jan. 6, 1926, in Martin County, to Peter and Mary (Nolan) Yarbrough. They preceded her in death. She married Chester Hart and he preceded her in death. She later married Murlin R. Jones and he also preceded her in death.
Jones was retired from the Arrow Cafe and attended the Shoals Holiness Church.
Surviving are: four sons, Chester Paul Hart, Washington; Joe Hart, Loogootee; James ÒBudÓ Hart, Mitchell and Danny Hart, French Lick; four daughters, Shirley Gibson, Freida Rincker, Barbara Payne and Brenda Boyd, all of Shoals; a sister, Mary Ilene Catt, Vincennes; 24 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Donald Eugene Hart; two grandchildren, Carrie Jeanette Hart and George Andrew Bauernfiend and two brothers, Joseph Roy and John Yarbrough.
(Jan. 5, 2000)

WILMA WILSON
Wilma Lucille Wilson, 92, formerly of Montgomery, died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hillside Manor Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Antioch Christian Church. Bros. Alan Scott and Charles Grubbs will officiate. Interment will be in the Antioch Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church.
She was born on Feb. 6, 1907, in Spickard, Mo., to George D. and Mary Alice (Allnutt) Koon. She married Roy W. Wilson on Dec. 23, 1928. He survives.
Wilson was an Antioch Christian Church member having taught Sunday School for many years and was a Missionary Society of Church member. Also, she was a Harmony Workers Home Economics Club and Farm Bureau member.
Also surviving are: four sons, Robert L. and Larry G. Wilson, both of Montgomery; Douglas W. Wilson, Knightsville and George C. Wilson, Springville, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a sister, Alice McBee, Detroit, Mich.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters.
Memorials may be made to the Antioch Christian Church Memorial Fund.
(Jan. 5, 2000)

Obituaries and Funerals January 5, 2000

OBITS

FRANCES BEARD
HUNTINGTON - L. Frances Beard, 80, died at 12:20 p.m. Tuesday at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne, where she was admitted on Nov. 25.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Faith Chapel United Methodist Church, 2978 West 1100 North, Huntington, with the Rev. Robert Jarboe, church pastor, officiating. The burial will be in the Beech Grove Cemetery, Huntington.
The visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Smith and Sons Funeral Home, 207 North Main St., Columbia City and one hour before the service at the church on Saturday.
She was born on March 24, 1919, in Whitley County, to Lee R. and Ada (Gaerte) Dickerson. They preceded her in death. She was united in marriage on Dec. 25, 1938, to Arlo L. Beard. They made their home in Whitley County until 1953 when they moved to Huntington County. They have resided at their present residence for nearly 40 years. He survives.
Beard graduated with the class of 1937 from Columbia City High School and continued her education at Butler University in Indianapolis. She was the assistant librarian for Peabody Library until 1942. She then worked for Weatherhead for four years and later with Ion Capacitor for 15 years.
Also, she was a Faith Chapel United Methodist Church member in Goglesville. She served as financial secretary for 20 years and in various other church offices.
Others surviving are: two daughters, Amy Lee Vehling, Indianapolis and Ann Lyn Watkins, Washington; three grandchildren; a great-grandson and a sister, Ethel Worrick, Lafayette, La.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard Dickerson.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to Faith Chapel United Methodist Church.
(Jan. 4, 2000)

PENNY WADE
AMARILLO, Texas - Penny Lee (Williams) Wade, 55, died Jan. 1 at the Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. PaulÕs United Methodist Church, Poseyville. The Revs. Claude Atkins and William J. Wade will officiate. Interment will be in the Poseyville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Werry Funeral Home, 16 E. Fletchall Ave., Poseyville.
She was born in Poseyville, on July 1, 1944, to Elwood and Ella Fern (Stallings) Williams. Her father preceded her in death, while her mother survives in Washington. She married William J. ÒBillÓ Wade in San Bernadino, Calif., in 1987 and he survives.
Wade, a 1965 Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing (Evansville) graduate, was a registered nurse and the director of nursing at the Jan Werner Adult Day Care Center in Amarillo, Texas. She had been a teacherÕs aide in Grand Ledge, Mich. for many years; was a 4-H leader in Grand Ledge and was an American Quarter-horse Association member. Also, she was a Polk Street United Methodist Church and Aldersgate Sunday School class member.
Also surviving are: a son, Todd Bennett Halpin, Evansville; a daughter, Jennifer Lee Kelley, Mt. Vernon; three grandchildren and a brother, Jack Williams, Washington.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Opportunity School Grand St. Campus Scholarship Fund, c/o Opportunity School, 1100 S. Harrison, Amarillo, TX, 79101 or Polk Street United Methodist Church, Amarillo Missions Fund, 1401 S. Polk, Amarillo, TX, 79101-4298.
(Jan. 1, 2000)

FUNERAL

CLIFTON HALL
The funeral for Clifton W. Hall was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home Petersburg. The Rev. Mickey Lewis officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Frank Ropp, Ronnie Hall, Butch Holland, Larry Willis, Milton Holland and Greg Guymon.


Obituaries and Funerals January 4, 2000

DEANNA DURFEE
PORTAGE, Ind. - Deanna Mae Durfee, 42, formerly of Princeton, died of pneumonia complications at the St. Mary's Hospital in Hobart Friday at 11:51 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Engle Funeral Home, 2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage, Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in the McCool Cemetery, Portage.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born in Princeton. Her mother, Delores Burch, survives in Algiers, while her father and stepmother, Don and Alice Burch, survive in Petersburg. She married David Durfee and he survives.
Also surviving are: a son, Daniel Durfee, Portage; a daughter, Dawn Durfee, Portage; two brothers, Donald Kevin Burch, Sommerville and Darwin Keith Birch, Campbelltown; four sisters, Dianna (Kathy) Aldridge, Winslow; Denise Burch, Algiers; Deborah Vassah, Philadelphia and Darla Perry, Granite Falls, N.C. and a granddaughter.
A sister, Delia Burch, preceded her in death.
(Dec. 31, 1999)

EDWARD SWICKARD
CENTRALIA, Ill. - Edward A. Swickard, 75, died at 2:14 a.m. Sunday at St. Mary's Hospital, Centralia, Ill.
The funeral was at 2 this afternoon at the Garnier & Sons Funeral Home, Centralia, Ill. The Rev. William Leppin officiated with interment in the Hillcrest Memorial Park, Centralia, Ill.
Military rites at the cemetery were accorded by the Centralia VFW and American Legion Posts.
He was born on Nov. 1, 1924, in Daviess County, to Frank A. and Constance (Jackman) Swickard. They preceded him in death. He married Julia Ann "Judy" Shelton, on Jan. 9, 1944, in Alfordsville and she survives.
Swickard was a retired electrical engineer for Littlefuse, Inc. He came to Centralia in 1976 and was of the Methodist faith. Also, he was a Centralia Elks Lodge and American Legion Post member. He was a World War II veteran having served in the Navy.
Also, surviving are: two sons, Michael Frank Swickard, Centralia and William Edward Swickard, Brazil, Ind.; a brother, Fred Swickard, Loogootee; two sisters, Eileen Cole, Loogootee and Mary Bridgewater, Georgia and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Roy Swickard and a sister, Clara May Marrison.
Memorials in his honor may be made to the Diabetes Association or to the American Heart Association and will be received at Garnier & Sons Funeral Home.
(Jan. 2, 1999)

FUNERAL

BERNADETTE LECHNER
The funeral for Bernadette ÒBernieÓ Lechner was at 10 a.m. Dec. 29 at St. Peter's Church, DeLand, Fla. Burial was in Memorial Gardens, DeLand, Fla. Pallbearers were: her grandsons, Brian, Jeff, Troy, Darrell, Greg and Chris Lechner and great-grandson, Dustin Lechner.

Obituaries and Funerals January 3, 2000

OBITS

CLIFTON HALL
PETERSBURG - Clifton W. Hall, 72, died at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31, at the Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home Petersburg. The Rev. Mickey Lewis will officiated. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Veterans graveside services will be by the Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on April. 3, 1927, in Princeton, Ky., to Walter and Bertha (Oliver) Hall. He married Mary M. Ropp on June 30, 1951, in Piggott, Ark. She survives.
Hall was a machinist at Union Carbide Corporation Nuclear Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Plant and Equipment Division. He received the Advance Technology Award for Work in his Propeller/Prop Invention and was an International Hall of Fame member. He was also a World War II Veteran.
Also surviving are: a son, Ray Hall, Petersburg; a daughter, Kaye Hall Luton, Murfreesboro, Tenn.; a brother, Merle Hall, Princeton, Ky. and a grandson.
He was preceded in death by twins sons, Timmie and Jimmie Hall and two brothers, George and Robert Hall.
(Dec. 31, 1999)

RAYMOND SMITH
LOOGOOTEE - Raymond Dale Smith, 59, died at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital, following an accident at a construction site in Loogootee.
A funeral mass was conducted at 10 this morning at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial was in St. John Catholic Cemetery. Fr. Leo Keisel officiated. Pallbearers were: Gene Fulton, Gene Nolan, Steve Nolan, Tony Bullock, George Kerchner and Duane Murphy.
He was born on Sept. 18, 1940, in Cannelburg, to William Avery and Helen (Strange) Smith. His mother survives in Loogootee and his father preceded him in death. He was married on Nov. 26, 1960, to Judy Walton Smith and she survives.
Smith was a brick mason with Don Nolan Masonry Construction in Loogootee. He was also a St. John Catholic Church member in Loogootee and past Knights of Columbus member.
Also surviving are: two sons, Raymond Talford Smith, Brownsburg and Jason Smith, Loogootee; a daughter, Christina Burch, Bloomington; two brothers, Thomas Smith, Brazil, Ind. and Howard Smith, Sellersburg; two sisters, Mary Ann Nolan and Elaine Carrico, both of Loogootee and 10 grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter.
(Dec. 31, 1999)

ROY BERTRAN
MITCHELL - Roy F. Bertran, 82, died at 7:25 p.m. Saturday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Marge Mason Braden officiating. Burial will be in the Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 10:30 a.m. until the service Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born on Nov. 23, 1917, in Stevensville, Ontario, Canada, to Howard G. and Esther M. (Hux) Bertran. They preceded him in death. He married Evelyn M. Laidlaw on April 15, 1939 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 1992.
Bertran was retired as the plant engineering superintendent at U.S. Gypsum in Shoals and later served in a similar position at Carpenter Body Works, Inc. A World War II veteran, he was a captain in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He was also a bomber pilot stationed in England from 1942-45 and received the Distinguished Flying Cross citing his 33 trips over enemy territory and completion of 11 mining operations under adverse weather conditions and extremely difficult circumstances.
Also, he was a Mitchell Presbyterian Church member, where he had served as elder and trustee. He was a former member and president of the Mitchell Rotary Club and Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Rossine Foddrill, Washington and Beverly Hancock, Lafayette; two brothers, Elliott Bertran, Fort Erie, Ontario and Harold Bertran, Portland, Maine; two sisters, Mabel Clark, Niagara Falls, Ontario and Donna Climenhaga, Stevensville, Ontario; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
He was also preceded in death by: a twin brother, Ross, a pilot killed in action during World War II and a sister, Grace Beck.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mitchell Presbyterian Church.
(Jan. 1, 2000)

FUNERALS

MILDRED GREEN
The funeral for Mildred L. Green was at 10:30 this morning at the First Christian Church. Steve Dayton and bros. Cliff Woodrum and Ben Bean officiated. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Frank Batchelor, David Martin, Jeff Hart, Rick Green, Chris Shelton and Cliff Williamson.

WILLIAM LOUGHMILLER
The funeral for William T. Loughmiller was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Joseph Erbacher officiated. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery, Montgomery. The American Legion and VFW accorded full military rites at graveside. Pallbearers were: Terry Arthur, Mike Jones, Roger Bullock, Eric Arthur, J.T. Loughmiller and Brock Loughmiller.

EDWARD BOYD
The funeral for Edward Eugene Boyd was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Military graveside rites were by the Shoals American Legion. Interment was in the Trinity Spring Cemetery. Officiating were the Revs. James Downs and Ron Raymond. Pallbearers were: Garney Boyd, Kerry Harner, Kelly Harner, Lloyd Boyd, Dean Cunningham and Niel Conover. Honorary pallbearer was Timothy Osmon.


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