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June 30, 1998
Obituaries
MARCELLA RANG
Marcella Faithe Peterson Rang, 78, died June 18.
Funeral was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Johnís Episcopal Church, Mason City, Iowa. The Rev. Melvin Low officiated with burial in Fairview Cemetery, Dows, Iowa. Cataldo Funeral Home, Garner, Iowa, in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers: John Rang, Dr. James Rang, Alex Rang, Dr. Robert Rang, Eric Rang and Calvin Peterson.
She was born to Charles W. and Ida M. (Ingebritson) Peterson on Jan. 31, 1920 in Dows, Iowa. In 1948 she married Robert Rang in Rochester, Minn.
Rang attended school at Dows where she excelled as a pianist, debate team member and public speaker. She graduated from Dows High School in 1937 and then attended Chillicothe Business College in Missouri. During her first job as a medical stenographer at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines she also completed courses at Drake University. Prior to World War II she moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked for the U.S. Navy as a stenographer for two years. In 1943 she moved to Rochester, Minn. and worked in the Mayo Clinic.
The Rangs made their home in Rochester and then moved to Washington, Ind. where they raised their family. In 1966, she moved to Minneapolis, Minn. She received her B.A. degree in 1973 from Mankato State University. She continued to be close to her children, living in Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale and Jacksonville, Fla. In 1997, she moved to Ames to help care for her sister, Margaret Toft. After Margaretís death in February, Marcella moved to Garner. After being diagnosed with inoperable cancer in Mason City she was admitted to St. Maryís Hospital in Rochester. In May she moved to Marthaís Vineyard, Md. to be with her daughter, Elizabeth and her family.
Surviving are her five children, John Rang, Washington; Roberta Rang, Vincennes; Dr. James Rang, Evansville; Holly Rang, Nashville, Tenn. and Elizabeth (Betsy) Holcomb, Marthaís Vineyard, Md.; four grandchildren; three brothers, Calvin Peterson, Badger; Dr. Clifton Peterson, Kenosha, Wis. and Ray Peterson, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Berneace Cataldo, May 3, 1991 and Margaret Toft, Feb. 16.
(June 18, 1998)

JAMES LEONARD
MARTINSVILLE-James A. Leonard, 84, died at 11:58 a.m. Monday at the Morgan County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Costin Funeral Chapel, 539 East Washington, Martinsville, Ind. Interment will be at the New South Park Cemetery, Martinsville. Visitation is Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
He was born on April 10, 1914 in Washington to Raymond and Dora (Bracken) Leonard. He married Marjorie R. Sellers on Feb. 10, 1938 and she survives.
Leonard was a millwright at GM in Indianapolis for 37 years retiring in 1974. He also attended Zion Baptist Church, Martinsville.
Also, surviving are three sons, Steve A. Leonard, Stilesville; David Lee Leonard, Kencsha, Wis. and Timothy James Leonard, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Carol Jane James, Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, John Leonard, Princeton; two sisters, Ruth Wise and C.D.V. Hart, both of Washington; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Leonard; a sister, Mildred Gilley and a grandchild.
(June 29, 1998)

HELEN HAVELY
INDIANAPOLIS-Helen (Taylor) Havely, 77, died of natural causes Wednesday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Flanner & Buchanan Broad Ripple Mortuary, Indianapolis. Burial will be at the Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at Broad Ripple.
She was born on March 15, 1921 in Daviess County to Lawrence R. and Nancy Myrtle (Potts) Taylor. They preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Turner ìBudî C. Havely.
Havely worked as a machine operator for Detroit Diesel Allison Division of General Motors Plant #3 and #5. She also worked at the Indiana State Capital Building under John Welch. Furthermore, she worked as a cosmetologist for Wm. H. Block Co. Downtown Store and prior to that she was a co-owner of NayCo. Distributing Co. for 20 years in Muncie. She was educated at Washington High School.
Surviving are two sons, Kelly and Kerry Nay; a daughter, Kandi Lynn Nay-Morgan; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and six sisters, Sally White, Bertha Troutman, Emma Jane Martin, Mary Hamilton, Grace Kern and Shirley Heffner.
(June 24, 1998)

BARBARA SMITH
Barbara Joyce Smith, 67, 1112 S. Meridian St., died at 1:35 p.m. Monday at the St. Maryís Medical Center, Evansville. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for three months.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Bro. James Payton will officiate. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens, Mt. Vernon, Ill. Graveside rites will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on Sept. 19, 1930 in Daviess County to Flouard Calvin and Helen Marie (Feagans) Myers. She married J. D. Smith on Jan. 22, 1950 and he survives.
Smith was a bank cashier for several years and Central Christian Church member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Cathy M. Lawson, Suwanee, Ga.; a grandson; four brothers, Phillip Myers, Plainville; Louis Myers, Odon; Alan Myers, Lexington, Ky. and Niels Myers, Stormlake, Iowa and two sisters, Connie Edwards, Plainville and Nyla Tillotson, Henderson, Ky. She was preceded in death by a son, Mark Smith and two brothers.
(June 29, 1998)

HELEN RUBLE
BICKNELL-Helen A. Ruble, 96, died at 8:15 p.m. Sunday at the Bicknell Rehabilitation Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Philip Neri Church with the Rev. Frank Renner officiating. Interment will be at the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, with a wake service at 7.
She was born on Nov. 9, 1901 in Taunton, Mass. to Thomas and Sarah (Nichols) Finn. She married Charles ìBubî Ruble on Aug. 16, 1924 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 1954.
Ruble was a substitute teacher. She and her husband had helped operate the Ridgeview Dairy. She was the oldest member of St. Philip Neri Church, belonged to Semper Paratis and Bicknell Fortnightly.
Surviving are a son, John Ruble, Peoria, Ill.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, a grandson, three brothers and a sister.
(June 28, 1998)

Funeral
HOMER SUMMITT, JR.
The funeral for the Rev. Homer Summitt, Jr. was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell First United Methodist Church. The Revs. Gary Cooper and Allen Amstutz officiated with interment in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Larry W. Summitt, Jim Linn, Tim Strain, Andrew M. Rish, Gary Memering and Phillip A. Wiseman, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were Rodney E. Summitt and Larry Knight.

June 29, 1998
Obituaries
HOMER SUMMITT, JR.
BICKNELL-The Rev. Homer Summitt, Jr., 72, died at 6:44 p.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell First United Methodist Church. The Revs. Gary Cooper and Alan Amstutz will officiate with interment in the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 tonight at the Bicknell First United Methodist Church, 309 W. Third St. and 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday.
McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on April 7, 1926 in Bicknell to Homer and Bertha (Malone) Summitt, Jr. He married Mary Odell on Aug. 10, 1947 and she survives.
Summitt was a retired United Methodist Minister having served in several communities in the Southern Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church, his last appointment was to the Otterbein United Methodist Church at Linton. In his early ministry he was a Salvation Army Officer having served in various Corps throughout Indiana.
He was also an Army veteran of World War II, serving as an assistant chaplain with the Paratroopers in both the European and Pacific Theaters.
Also surviving are three daughters, Star Dunn, Washington; Zella Wiseman, Oakland City and Brenda Rish, Princeton; two sons, David Summitt, Washington and Kenneth Summitt, Bicknell; a sister, Beulah Memering, Vincennes; a brother, Kenneth Summitt, Bicknell; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
If friends so desire contributions may be made to the Bicknell First United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund.
(June 26, 1998)

LARRY BROWN
Larry E. Brown, 54, 606 Ogden St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Saturday at 3:50 a.m. He was seriously ill for three weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens. The Rev. Valorie Foughty-Killion will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Dec. 7, 1943 in Daviess County to Louis D. and Hannah (Frazo) Brown. They preceded him in death.
Brown was a machine shop operator with Hoover Precision Products. He attended the First Christian Church in his early life. He was educated in Washington Schools and was a community member all of his life.
He was also a member of the American Legion and Eagles Lodge.
Surviving are his children, Penny Brown, Washington; Robin Brown and Vicki Harper, both of Fitzgerald, Ga.; seven grandchildren and brothers and sisters, Dennis and Jim Brown, Nancy Bolton and Susan McCall, all of Washington; Debbie Yeager, Kokomo; Kay Allen, Bloomington and Clara J. Kahunanui, Hawaii.
He was preceded in by a sister, Barbara Alcorn.
(June 27, 1998)

CHEYANNA RAYMANN
Cheyanna Nichole Raymann, Maysville Mobile Manor, two-year-old daughter of Diana Cooper, Washington and Jeffrey Raymann, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, following an automobile accident at U.S. 50 Bypass and Business 50.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Randall L. Sapp officiating. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born on March 24, 1996 in Knox County to Dianna Wininger and Jeffrey Raymann. They survive.
Also surviving is a brother, Chad Cooper, at home; a grandmother, Sharon Raymann, Washington and a great-grandmother, Dorothy Archbold, Vincennes.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Dakota Raymann and her grandparents, Correna and Donald Wininger, who were killed in the same automobile accident and Dean Raymann.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family fund.
(June 26, 1998)

CARL ALLEN
PLAINVILLE-Carl W. Allen, 83, died in the Daviess County Extended Care Unit Sunday at 2:20 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at the Sandborn Cemetery, Sandborn. Bros. Richard Smith and Frank Oakman will officiate.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.
He was born on Jan. 27, 1915 in Knox County to John W. and Ora Blanche (Russell) Allen. He was married to Mennie on Aug. 15, 1941 and she survives.
Allen was a lifelong farmer and school bus driver for 29 years retiring in 1987. He was a lifelong community member and Zion United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are five daughters, Joyce Carpenter, Wilma Ruth Allen and Kay Berry, all of Plainville; Beckie Green, Columbus and Ann Emsheimer, Brazil So. America; three sons, Gary R. Allen, Bruceville; Damon Allen, Elnora and Darrell Allen, Terre Haute; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Russell Allen, Terre Haute and Don Allen Bloomington and three sisters, Maxine Blubaum, Vincennes; Betty Funcannon, Indianapolis and Evelyn Muston, Terre Haute.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and a grandchild.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the New Tribes Mission, 1000 E. First St., Sanford, Fla. 32771-1487.
(June 28, 1998)

Funerals
RUTH SPEAR
Graveside services were conducted for Ruth Spear at 2 p.m. Sunday at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Bro. Kenneth Hudson officiated. Pallbearers were: Michael Wolfe, Bill Watts, Michelle Wolfe and Joseph Miley.
LEROY FARREN
The funeral for LeRoy ìSonnyî Farren was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Conrad Hanna, Jeff Craney, Marion Hanna, Don Hanna, James Hanna and Ben Hanna.

SUSAN McCRACKEN
Funeral services for Susan Karcher McCracken were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Richard Smith officiating. Interment was in the Bethany Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mark Barchet, Mike Barchet, Grant Reiff, Herchel Stader, Charles Swannagan and Jack Free.

LORENA PEACHEE
The funeral for Lorena Peachee was at 10:30 today at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Jeffrey Frederick officiated with interment in the Aikman Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Hugh Baker, Ed Frederick, D.J. Bechtel, Ray Patterson and Aaron Clark.

June 27, 1998
Obituaries
MARY RAINEY
BRUCEVILLE-Mary Eleanor Rainey, 90, died at the Meadowood Retirement Center Friday.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Bruceville Cemetery with the Rev. Glenn Turner officiating.
McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Dec. 31, 1907 in St. Louis, Mo. to John E. and Maude (Brentlinger) Hohn. Her husband, Thomas Graves Rainey, Chicago, preceded her in death in 1963.
After returning from France, where she received a degree superieur from the Sorbonne in Paris, she finished her a.b. degree at Indiana University. She also did graduate work at the University of Chicago. Her career included an administrative job for Time, Inc., in their Chicago office and a position as executive assistant for Rotary International (R.I.) as their secretariat. Part of her work at R.I., were assignments to International Conventions at home and abroad.
Before her marriage, she taught French at Bruceville High School, and in later years for the School City of Hammond.
A linguist and world traveler, she spent her retirement years at Meadowood. Its proximity to the IU Campus provided opportunities to continue activities. In addition to serving as docent at the IU Art Museum, she was a member of Friday Musicale, Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae, Retired Teachersí Association and DAR.
She was also a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
Surviving is a nephew, Alan Hohn, Washington.
(June 26, 1998)
ROSCOE KNIGHT, JR.
WESTPHALIA-Roscoe H. Knight, Jr., 65, died at 11:20 a.m. Thursday at his residence.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Marco Cemetery. The Rev. David Wharton will officiate.
Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
He was born in Orange County, Ind. on July 10, 1932 to Roscoe H. and Della F. (Jones) Knight, Sr. He married Marjorie W. Hall on Jan. 20, 1957 and she survives.
Knight was a contract carrier with Moorman Mfg. Co., Sandborn and Paoli. He also owned and operated Roscoe-Marjorie Tavern in Westphaila for 13 years. He retired in 1995. He was a US Navy veteran serving in the Korean Conflict War. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #192 at Edwardsport and the French Club. He was formerly of French Lick and West Baden Springs, Ind. and moved to the local area in 1965.
Also surviving are: four sons, Martin and Dale Knight, both of Vincennes; Tracy Knight, Sandborn and David Knight, Salt Lake City, Utah; a daughter, Teresa Franklin, Sandborn; four grandchildren and a brother, Marlin Knight, Mooresville.
He was preceded in death by a son, Eric Knight on Sept. 4, 1980 and a grandson.
(June 25, 1998)

OTILLIA WHITELOCK
Funeral services for Otillia L. Whitelock will be today at 10 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Petersburg. Father Raymond Reising, Father Edward Schneider and Deacon Don Haag will be officiating. Interment will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery. Casketbearers are Bill Giesler, Ken Bolte, Lyle Oxley and Alan Ciukowski.

CORRENA WININGER
Correna Grace Wininger, 60, Park East Trailer Court, died Friday at 10 a.m. in an automobile accident on U.S. 50E.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Gill Chapel with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens. The Rev. Randall L. Sapp will officiate.
She was born May 1, 1938, in Daviess County to Charles E. and Dorothy (Russell) Archbold. She married Donald Lee Wininger, and he died in the same automobile accident.
She was a pink lady at the Daviess County Hospital and a home health care provider. She graduated from Montgomery High School. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and Sunday School Teachers, Homemakers Club, and Chapter 54 Cherokee Sams Camping Club.
Surviving are her mother, Dorothy Archbold, Vincennes; two children, Diana Lynn Cooper, Washington, and Richard Eugene Wininger, at home; three grandchildren; two sisters, Peggy L. York and Doris M. Fellows, both of Vincennes; two brothers, James L. Archbold, Orlando, Fla., and Louis R. Archbold, Evansville.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren and two brothers.
It was requested that expressions of sympathy be made in the way of donations to the family fund.

DONALD WININGER
Donald Lee Wininger, 68, Park East Trailer Court, died Friday at 10 a.m. in an automobile accident on U.S. 50E.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Gill Chapel with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens. The Rev. Randall L. Sapp will officiate.
He was born July 19, 1929, in Daviess County to Sherman L. and Ratta M. (Cutshall) Wininger. He married Correna Grace Archbold, and she died in the same automobile accident.
He was retired from Hoover Ball Bearing and had previously worked at Montgomery Ward. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and Chapter 54 Cherokee Samís Camping Club. He graduated from Washington High School.
Surviving are two children, Diana Lynn Cooper, Washington, and Richard Eugene Wininger, at home; three grandchildren; and a brother, James A. Wininger, Loogootee.
He was preceded in death by two grandchildren and a sister.
It was requested that expressions of sympathy be made in the way of donations to the family fund.

LORENA PEACHEE
GLENDALE-- Lorena Eva Peachee, 90, died Friday at 9:55 a.m. at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Gill Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Gill Chapel. The Rev. Jeffrey Frederick will officiate. Interment will be in the Aikman Creek Cemetery.
She was born June 1, 1908, in Daviess County to John Adams and Matilda E. (Huffman) Freyberger. She married Omer Edwards Oct. 31, 1954, and he died Dec. 29, 1965. She then married Preston Peachee Nov. 15, 1968, and he died July 24, 1978. She was a retired houskeeper for many years. She attended Assembly of God Church.
She is survived by several neices and nephews.She was preceded in death by five brothers.

RUTH SPEAR
ODON-- Ruth Spear, 86, died unexpectedly Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Ketcham Memorial Center.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Odon. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Brother Kenny Hudson will officiate. Those wishing to attend the services may meet at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Sunday to proceed to the cemetery.
She was born July 15, 1911, in Daviess County to Owen Willard and Sarah Hester (Richardson) OíDonald. She married Alva Wayne Spear, and he died August, 1954.
She was a lifelong resident of Daviess County. She was retired after 20 years of being a bookkeeper from Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. She was a member of the Odon First Christian Church.
Surviving is one daughter Nila Watts, Indianapolis, and two grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, five brothers and three sisters.

ANNA RIDDLE
Funeral services for Anna Bell Riddle were Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Gill Chapel with the Rev. Charles Herrington officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Casketbearers were Russell Noeth, Rusty Noeth Jr., Mark Fleetwood, Roger Claridge, Brian Peek and Phil DiMaggio.
 

June 26, 1998
Obituary
OTILLIA WHITELOCK
PETERSBURG-Otillia L. ìTillieî Whitlock, 85, died at Good Samaritan Hospital Wednesday at 2:14 p.m.
The funeral will be at the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg, Saturday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
She was born in Jasper on June 5, 1913 to William and Emily (Hochgeseng) Giesler. She married Myron S. Whitelock and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1989.
Whitelock was a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Past President of Ladies Club of Church, Daughters of Isabella and Petersburg VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Surviving are a daughter, Nancy Bolte, Petersburg; two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
She was also preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters.
(June 24, 1998)

Funeral
WILLIAM McCALLUM
The funeral for William H. McCallum was at 2 p.m. today at the Bicknell First Christian Church. The Rev. J.L. Laughlin and David Cullen officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dale Moran, Gordon Stinebaugh, Don Detering, Jim Goodman, David Cullen, Jim Parkhill, Max Benson, Sr. and Jerry Russell. Honorary pallbearers were: Tom Crecelius, Wayne Stark, Jack Waldrop, Leo Kotlarsky, Frank Kolhouse and Larry Ellis.

June 25, 1998
Obituaries
GEORGE BLAIZE
PETERSBURG-George A. Blaize, 72, died at the St. Maryís Medical Center, Evansville, Tuesday at 10:53 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg with the Rev. Bob Doane officiating. Interment will be at the Mt. Taber Cemetery, Hazleton. Veterans graveside rites by Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be today from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
He was born in Pike County on July 23, 1925 to Fred A. and Ida B. (Stewart) Blaize. He married Darlene Patrick and she survives.
Blaize was a mechanic and World War II veteran serving in the Navy. He was a member of the Petersburg Moose and VFW and Princeton Eagles and American Legion.
Also, surviving are three sons, Tim Blaize, Petersburg; Terry Blaize, Hazleton and Joe Blaize, Jasper; a daughter, Karen Sforza, Oakland City; six brothers, Hugh, James, Robert and Leonard Blaize, all of Petersburg; John Blaize, Fruitland Park, Fla. and Frank Blaize, Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sisters, Naomi Parker, Petersburg and Mary Schatz, Decker; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Tom Blaize; a brother and a sister.
(June 23, 1998)
SUSAN McCRACKEN
Susan ìSueî Marie Karcher McCracken, 58, formerly of Glenwood Drive, now of Dyer, died in the Daviess County Hospital Emergency Room Wednesday at 7:35 a.m.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Richard Smith officiating. Interment will be at the Bethany Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday. Beta Sigma Phi memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Friday.
She was born on March 3, 1940 in Vanderburgh County to John Val and Ethelena (Egan) French. She married George McCracken on Jan. 22, 1997 and he survives in Dyer, Ind.
McCracken, a 1958 Mater Dei (Evansville) High School graduate, was formerly a clerk in the Daviess County Recorderís office for eight years. She was a member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Washington; Beta Sigma Phi, American Legion Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary and Chicago Heights Women of the Moose.
Also surviving are a daughter, Krista Lynn Karcher, Charlotte, N.C.; a son, Scott Kevin Kracher, Bloomington; two grandchildren; two stepchildren, Cheryl Reiff and Glen McCracken, both of Burnettsville, Ind.; four stepgrandchildren; three sisters, Jerri Ann Barchet, Linda Fisher and Paula Schaaf, all of Evansville and a brother, Rick French, Evansville.
(June 24, 1998)

HELEN BOBE
VINCENNES-Helen Louise Atkinson Bobe, 86, died at 7:30 Wednesday morning at the Freelandville Community Home.
The funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Gardner Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be before the service on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
She was born on Dec. 18, 1911 in Knox County to William B. and Ethyl (Denny) Atkinson. She married Bruce Edward Bobe on May 15, 1943 and he preceded her in death on April 1, 1970.
Bobe, a 1930 Fritchton High School graduate, retired from South Knox Junior High after teaching 40 years in the Vincennes Community School Corp. and the South Knox Community School Corp. She attended Vincennes University and Indiana State University receiving an associates degree, bachlorís degree and masters degree.
Surviving are three sons, Robert Bruce and William Edward Bobe, both of Bruceville and Henry Dale Bobe, Naples, Fla.; two sisters, Esther Kerns, Vincennes; Wilma Hedge, Henderson, Ky.; a brother, William Atkinson, Jr., Vincennes; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.
(June 24, 1998)

DOLLIS STEVENS
BEDFORD-Dollis Lucille Stevens, 95, died at her residence Sunday at 1:20 p.m.
She was buried in Bedford on Wednesday.
She was born in Daviess County to David Bell and Elva Bridget Frances (Abbot) Watson. She married Samuel Raymond ìBusî Stevens on Dec. 11, 1921 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 1973.
Stevens was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church and Ladies Auxiliary of the church.
Surviving are three daughters, Patsy Ruth Smith, Washington and Martha Jane Robbins and Mary Ann Kern Culhan, both of Bedford; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Alvin Bell Watson.
(June 21, 1998)

Funerals
ELMER RHINEHART
The funeral for Elmer W. Rhinehart was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. John Peach officiated. Interment was in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Pallbearers were: Jack Rhinehart, Bill Snapp, Terry Rhinehart, Don Fredricks, Richard Rhinehart and Bruce Rhinehart.
BETH SIMS
The funeral for Beth L. Sims was at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Ray Lynn officiated. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Charles Gee, Bobby Duncan, Robert Doolin, David Abel, Mark Abel and Michael Bussell.

RICHARD BUTCHER
Funeral services for Richard Butcher were conducted Wednesday at the St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated.
Pallbearers were: Robert Lowe, Ryan Burris, Rob Steeling, Mike Riley, Bernie Butcher and Dave Strange.
There were graveside services by the American Legion and VFW. Military rites were by sgt. in charge, Howard Trambaugh; chaplin, Mike Greene; color guard, John Hagerty and Tim Strange; color bearers, Harry Wagoner and Poppy Nolley; flag holders, Wayne Burch and Virgil Harper. Firing squad: W.G. Arvin, Dan Armstrong, Bud La Mar, Charles Denson, Jim Chandler, John Rodel and Floyd Mosby. Honorary: Virgil Wade, James Sutlier, Red Conolty, Fred Elliott, Sam Spears, Bob Prather, Earl Mills and Billy Page. Bugler was Wayne Burch.
 

June 24, 1998
Obituaries
ANNA RIDDLE
PETERSBURG-Anna Bell ìAnnî Riddle, 66, died at 7:15 p.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Charles Harrington officiating. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday.
She was born on Feb. 6, 1932 in St. James, Mo. to William Earl and Florence (Mathenia) Williams.
Riddle was a nurses aid at the Washington Nursing Center and worked at the Missouri Hill Shoe Co. in St. Louis. She was a Full Gospel Chapel in Washington member and worked at Head Start with Green Thumb in Washington.
Surviving are two daughters, Connie Noeth, Petersburg and Kathryn Presswood, Vincennes; a son, Jeffrey Towell, Belle, Mo. and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Riddle; two sons, James Allen Kee and Steven George Towell and a sister, Mary Lee Gregory.
(June 22, 1998)

LEROY FARREN
ODON-LeRoy Sonny Farren, 65, died at the Ketcham Nursing Center this morning at 6:25. He had been in failing health for two years and seriously ill for a year.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon until service time at the funeral home.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1933 in Daviess County to Ivis and Lola (Johnson) Farren. He married Sue Hanna on Sept. 20, 1952 and she survives.
Farren worked for Chrysler Manufacture for seven years, Highgrade Packing for 16 years and owner of an Odon Service Station for 26 years. He was a lifelong area resident and was an Odon Christian Church member. He also served in the Army during the Korean War.
Surviving are a daughter, Debbie Craney, Leawood, Kan.; two grandchildren and four sisters, Mildred Boardman, Donna Trueblood, Norma Wilkey and Ruth Carnegie, all of Odon.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Burress and Neva Farren.
(June 24, 1998)

FLOYD HARDIMAN
EVANSVILLE-Floyd ìBoî Hardiman, 82, Princeton, died Saturday at Welborn Hospital.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Colvin Funeral Home, Princeton. Burial will be in the Sand Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born to Raymond and Alice (Malone) Hardiman and they preceded him in death.
Hardiman worked for the Indiana Department of Transportation for 20 years. He was also a farmer in Gibson County in his younger days. He was in the United States Army as a Military Policeman from 1944-46 and was awarded the American Theater Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Victory Ribbon. He was also a member of the #354 Otis Stone American Legion in Evansville.
Surviving are his children by Pearlene Hardiman: Barbara Wright, Washington; Marlin, San Fransico, Calif.; Floyd ìIkeî, Sarasota, Fla.; Gary, Terry, Rodney, Mark Cavin and Allan, all of Princeton and Bruce, Washington, Pa.; 17 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Hardiman; two brothers, Harold and Ellis ìPeteî Hardiman.
(June 20, 1998)

WILLIAM McCALLUM
BICKNELL-William ìBillî H. McCallum, 69, died at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Bicknell First Christian Church. The Rev. J.L. Laughlin and David Cullen will officiate. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. Also, visitation will be an hour before services at the church.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1928 in Bicknell to Joseph and Lorene (Veller) McCallum. He married Mary C. Haaff on Dec. 16, 1949 and she survives. McCallum was retired from Public Service of Indiana with 37 years of service at the Edwardsport Generating Station. He was a member of the Bicknell First Christian Church, Elnora Outdoor Club, Former Bicknell City Councilman for eight years; was active in the Knox County Democratic Club, Democrat Precinct Committeeman for 18 years and was an avid camper and fisherman.
Also surviving are a son, Tim McCallum, Westphalia; three grandchildren, including Lori Keen, Lyons, who was raised in the McCallum home and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Buescher in 1986 and a brother.
Family requests if friends so desire contributions may be made to the Bicknell First Christian Church.
(June 23, 1998)

Funerals
YOLA WESNER
The funeral for Yola Wesner was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, with the Rev. Paul Huntsman officiating. Interment was in the Slinkard Cemetery, Newberry.

ELLEN DISSER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simonís Church for Ellen ìNellieî Disserís funeral with Fr. David Martin as celebrant. Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery. Pallbearers: Dick Waller, Dave Stephens, Gary Riney, Larry Whitlock, John Raley and Marshall Whited.

BETH SIMS
The funeral for Beth L. Sims was at 3 p.m. today at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Ray Lynn officiated. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery.

JAMES HARDING
The funeral for James A. Harding was at 11 a.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel with the Rev. Warren Stewart officiating. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Thomas Harding, Tom Gibbs, Harry Harding, David Hillger, Newell Colquitt and Forrest Blackburn.
 

June 23, 1998
Obituaries
ELMER RHINEHART
VINCENNES-Elmer W. Rhinehart, 98, died at the Crestview Nursing Home, Vincennes, Sunday at 2:10 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. John Peach will officiate. Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Jan. 29, 1900 in Ohio to Art Rhinehart. He married Georgia Mooney and she preceded him in death in 1979.
Rhinehart was a farmer and Pentecostal Church member.
Surviving are a son, Jack Rhinehart, Mt. Carmel, Ill.; two grandsons; two sisters, Elizabeth Moore and Violet Clark, both of Lawrenceville; two brothers, Randolph Rhinehart, Bridgeport and Arthur Rhinehart, St. Francisville, Ill. and five great-grandchildren.
(June 21, 1998)
BETH SIMS
PLAINVILLE-Beth L. Sims, 40, died at her residence Sunday at 6:20 p.m. She had been in failing health for six years.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Ray Lynn will officiate. Interment will be at the Plainville Cemetery. Friends may call 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born in Morgan County, Ind. to Winfred and Mary (Baker) Wigner on March 1, 1950. Her father preceded her in death while her mother survives in Bedford.
Sims was a machine operator with Forrest Product.
Surviving are a son, Mark Abel, Plainville; a daughter, Dallas Sims, Plainville; a granddaughter; a brother, Jerome Wigner, Cincinnati, Ohio and a sister, Elaine Hawkins, Paoli.
(June 21, 1998)
 

June 22, 1998
Notice
BETH SIMS
The funeral services for Beth L. Sims are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home.
Obituaries
ALVINA BRAUN
LOOGOOTEE-Alvina K. Braun, 81, died at 1:55 p.m. Saturday at the Heritage House of Jasper.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads with the Rev. Timothy Kraemer officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the church.
She was born on June 7, 1917 at Haysville to Fredrick and Barbara (Brendel) Ruckriegel. She married Albert B. Braun on Jan. 5, 1935 and he preceded her in death on June 2, 1981.
Braun was a homemaker and St. Johnís Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads member.
Surviving are three daughters, Ruth Sellers, Loogootee and Noretta Tedrow and Donna Lechner, both of Jasper; two sons, Eugene and Kenneth Braun, both of Loogootee; a brother, Clinton Ruckriegel, Haysville; two sisters, Viola Padgett and Martha Watson, both of Indianapolis; 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Ruckriegel and four sisters, Annetta Bayer, Eline Patcheak, Eleanor Ruckriegel and an infant, Hilda Ruckriegel.
Memorial contribution may be given to the St. John Lutheran Church.
(June 20, 1998)

RICHARD BUTCHER
LOOGOOTEE-Richard ìDickî Butcher, 68, died at 8 a.m. Sunday at his residence.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. John Catholic Church with burial to follow in the St. John Catholic Cemetery. There will be graveside services by the American Legion and VFW.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. on Tuesday followed by a Knights of Columbus service.
He was born on Jan. 3, 1930 in Loogootee to Thomas and Elizabeth (Kidwell) Butcher. He married Marguerite Riley on Feb. 2, 1957 and she survives.
Butcher was a Korean Army veteran and Loogootee VFW and Knights of Columbus member. He was also a member of St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee.
Also surviving are four sons, Ronald J. Butcher, Washington; Terry Butcher, Loogootee; Thomas B. Butcher, Evansville and William R. Butcher, Dallas, Texas; a daughter, Karla Latham, Chillicothe, Ohio; a brother, Jack Butcher, Loogootee and nine grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Dyal and Anna Cannon.
(June 21, 1998)

YOLA WESNER
RAMSEY, N.J.-Yola Wesner, 90, former Elnora resident, died Sunday at Wayne (N.J.) General.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, with the Rev. Paul Huntsman officiating. Interment will be at the Slinkard Cemetery, Newberry.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born on May 12, 1908 in Daviess County to Otis and Addie (Williams) Shake. She married Virgil Wesner and he preceded her in death in 1976.
Wesner was a homemaker and attended the Baile Church of Christ.
Surviving are a stepson, Leon Wesner, Mt. Home, Ark.; a granddaughter; six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a stepson, Virgil Lee Wesner in 1980 and two daughters, Mary Rose Wesner in 1941 and Ruby P. England in 1994.
(June 21, 1998)

JAMES HARDING
BICKNELL-James A. Harding, 53, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 3:55 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel with the Rev. Warren Stewart officiating. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home Tuesday.
He was born on April 4, 1945 in Wayne, Mich. to Harry and Alta M. (Benner) Harding. He married Stella Blackburn on Oct. 5, 1962 and she survives.
Harding was last employed at Risley Furniture Store until retirement due to ill health in 1991. He was also a Bicknell French Club member.
Also surviving are three daughters, Dana Colquitt, Conroe, Texas; Debbie Hillger, Marietta, Ga. and Deanna Gribbs, Nacogdoches, Texas; two sisters, Patty Valance, Plymouth, Mich. and Lynn Harding, Wayne, Mich.; two brothers, Thomas Harding, Wayne, Mich. and Harry Harding, Romulus, Mich. and five grandchildren.
(June 21, 1998)

Funeral
KENNETH WALTON
The funeral for Kenneth M. Walton was at 2 p.m. Friday at the Free Methodist Church in Washington with the Rev. Bill Stotts officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were: Merton Arvidson, Larry Arvidson, Gordon Eccles, Merlin Coulter, Scott Coulter and Bruce Bales. Honorary pallbearers were Jack Harrison and Joe Walton.

June 19 & 20, 1998
Obituaries & Funerals

ELLEN ìNELLIEî DISSER
215 N.E. Fourth St., died Friday at 6:30 a.m. at the Daviess County Hospital. She had been ill for several weeks.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. The Daughters of Isabella will hold memorial services at 5:30 p.m. Monday. There will be a Christian Wake service at 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simonís Church with Father David Martin officiating. Interment will be in St. Johnís Cemetery.
She was born Jan. 18, 1908, in Daviess County to Christopher J. and Elizabeth (Kinsella) Doyle. She married Sylvester Disser on April 20, 1927, and he died Feb. 4, 1994.
She was a lifetime citizen of Daviess County. She attended Daviess County schools and Montgomery High School.
She was a former Uniroyal employee.
She was a member of St. Simonís Church and the Daughters of Isabella.
Surviving are three children, Mrs. Bill (Eleanor) McGary, Charlotte, N.C., Mrs. Larry (Ruth) Schmidt, Vincennes, and Doyle Disser, Edinburg; seven grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren; several siblings, Mrs. Cleo Downey, Fort Myers, Fla., Verna Klingle, Washington, Mrs. Norman (Rose) Zinkan, Mesa, Ariz., Mrs. F.W. (Rita) Mullinax, Indianapolis, Mrs. Vincent (Wilma) Walker, Washington, and Chris Doyle, Washington.
Deceased are two brothers, Robert and Ralph Doyle, one sister, Eula Tuell, and one great granddaughter, Erin Colleen McGary.
(June 19, 1998)

MAUDIE PELFREE
Funeral services for Maudie Pelfree were today at 10:30 a.m. at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. James Hape officiating.
Burial was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Pallbearers were: John Hobson, Dale Robling, Don Ray, Larry Ray, Greg Harbin, and Zachary Harbin.

ORA FETTINGER
Funeral services were held for Ora Richard Fettinger Thursday at 11 a.m. at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg.
The Rev. Don Sweet officiated.
Interment was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow. Military rites were accorded by the Boonville VFW.

June 17, 1998
Obituaries
KENNETH WALTON
Kenneth Merril Walton, 87, 11 McCracken Drive, died Monday afternoon at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Free Methodist Church in Washington with the Rev. Bill Stotts officiating. Interment will be at Sugarland Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home or Friday at the church from noon until service time.
He was born Sept. 21, 1910, in Logan, Kan., to John and Harriet (Benton) Walton. He married Viola Loder on May 15, 1935, and she died in January, 1998.
Walton was a graduate of Central Academy and College in MacPhearson, Kan., and ordained in the Free Methodist denomination in 1941. He served the church for over 35 years as a pastor, a delegate to General Conference, a conference superintendent in Illinois, and director of general services at the Free Methodist Headquarters in Indiana. He retired to Washington in 1980.
Surviving are three daughters: Marva Coulter, Washington; Sheila Harrison, Alamogordo, N.M., and Wanda Arvidson, Brooklyn, Mich.; seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Free Methodist Church of Washington.
(June 15, 1998)

ANELDA TWEDDLE
ODON-- Anelda P. Tweddle, 63, Odon, died at Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. She had been ill several months.
A memorial service will be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Bloomfield. Bro. Don English and Bro. Fred Toxell will officiate. There will be no calling hours. Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
She was born March 15, 1935, in McHenry, Ky., to James and Rubye (Beck) Tweddell, of Odon, and they survive.
She taught school and was a tutor for 15 years and worked as a home health care aid for 10 years.
She was a member of the Bloomfield Seventh Day Adventist Church, Retired Teachers Association and Odon Ladies Bible Study Group.
Surviving are her parents; three sisters, Melody Ledgerwood and Pamela Olivas, both of Odon, and Tamara J. Bennett, Noblesville; one brother, James D. Tweddell, Berrien Springs, Mich., and several nieces and nephews.
(June 16, 1998)

ORA FETTINGER
WINSLOW-- Ora Richard Fettinger, 76, Newburgh, died Monday at 1:44 p.m. at St. Maryís Medical Center, Evansville.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Don Sweet will officiate. Interment will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow.
Friends may call at the funeral home today from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and from 8 a.m. until services on Thursday.
He was born in Pike County on Jan. 26, 1922, to Nello and Bessie (Arnold) Fettinger. He married Lavonne Battles, and she survives.
He had been employed at General Motors.
He served in the Air Force and National Guard for 20 years. He received several metals while overseas.
He was an elder at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Chandler.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Debra Koester and Lisa Cain, both of Newburgh; three brothers, Noel Fettinger, Mt. Vernon, Ill., Neaville Fettinger and John Paul Fettinger, both of Petersburg; and three grandchildren.
(June 15, 1998)

CHRISTINE CHAPMAN
Funeral services for Christine Chapman were held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Robert Harting officiated. Burial was in East Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were George Abbott, Colin Abbott, Harold Fitzgerald, Ron Horrall, Keith Chapman and Bill Chapman.CHRISTINE CHAPMAN
Funeral services for Christine Chapman were held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Robert Harting officiated. Burial was in East Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were George Abbott, Colin Abbott, Harold Fitzgerald, Ron Horrall, Keith Chapman and Bill Chapman.

MAUDIE PELFREE
FORT BRANCH-- Maudie L. Pelfree, 92, died Tuesday at Amber Manor Nursing Home in Petersburg.
Funeral services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg. Burial will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until the service.
She was born May 1, 1906, in Wheatland to William and Melcina Ray. She first married Verne Merritt and later married Tom Pelfree, who both are deceased.
One son and one daughter survive, Stanley Merritt, Ypsilanti, Mich., and Joy Hobson, Plainfield. Five grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.
(June 16, 1998)

MILDRED NIBLACK
Funeral services for Mildred Niblack were held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiated. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brent Miller, Gregg Miller, Ron Norris, Nathan Norris, Arthur Baxter Jr. and Jerry Heffernan.
 

June 16, 1998
Obituaries
ELLIS SMITH
Ellis Lee Smith, 83, Donaldson Road, died Monday at 3:24 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital in Boonville.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. P.T. Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. Petersburg V.F.W. will accord full military honors at the graveside.
He was born May 10, 1915, in Spurgeon to Harley E. and Nettie (Parker) Smith. He married Eloise Stockinger Jan. 4, 1944, and she survives.
He was a retired teacher. He taught for 36 years with the last 24 years being at Washington High School.
He was a 1933 graduate of Otwell High School and earned a bachelor of science degree from Oakland City University and a masterís degree from Indiana University.
He attended Otterbein United Methodist Church
He was a life member of the Petersburg V.F.W. and Washington American Legion. He was also a member of the Daviess County Retired Teachers Association and Indiana State Retired Teachers Association.
Smith was a World War II Army veteran. He served in the chemical warfare section, the 12th Armoured Division, European Theater, and the Mystery Division with General Patton during the Belgium Bulge.
Surviving are his wife, a daughter, Venita Ellyn Cunningham, North Judson, and two grandchildren, Owen and Ian Cunningham.
(June 15, 1998)

DOROTHY HARGER
LOOGOOTEE-- Dorothy Elsie Harger, 86, Loogootee, died Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at the Daviess County Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at St. Rose Cemetery at Mt. Pleasant on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
She was born Oct. 15, 1911, to David and Pearl (Williams) Harger in Steuben.
Surviving are one sister, Jane Byer, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews. She was preced in death by her parents, two sisters and three brothers.
(June 14, 1998)

RUBY COE
EVANSVILLE--Ruby C. Coe, 74, Evansville, died Monday at 7:20 a.m. at Deaconnes Hospital.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel and from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday at Jesus Name Apostolic Church, Bicknell.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Jesus Name Apostolic Church with the Rev. Don Chambers officiating. Burial will be in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Coe was born Nov. 7, 1923, to William and Leona (Jenkins) Beck in West Terre Haute. She married Wilbur ìBillî Coe, and he died Dec. 21, 1988. She was a homemaker and a member of the Jesus Name Apostolic Church at Bicknell.
Surviving are two daughters, Shirley Kennada and Janice Buth, both of Evansville; two sons, Gary Coe, Newburgh, and William Coe, Bicknell; eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Four brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
(June 15, 1998)

DONALD BLACKWELL
A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Donald H. Blackwell with Father Ronald Zgunda as the celebrant. Interment was in St. Maryís Cemetery, Ireland. The pallbearers were Tim and Jamie Clark, Jeff Donovan, Randy Rouse, Mike Richards, Gene Edwards, Terry Opel and Ralph Billingsly.

June 15, 1998
Obituaries
MILDRED NIBLACK
Mildred Irene Niblack, 87, 606 E. VanTrees St., died at 6:10 p.m. Friday at St. Vincentís Hospital in Indianapolis.
The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Gill Chapel, Washington, with interment at Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today, and after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Memorial services will be today at 6 p.m. by Delta Theta Tau Alumni.
She was born July 3, 1910, in Daviess County to H. Alton Showalter and Francis Harbin, who both preceded her in death.
She graduated from Washington High School in 1928. She married William H. Bacon on June 12, 1930. He preceded her in death March 1, 1960. She married John L. Niblack on July 5, 1962, and he preceded her in death in June 16, 1986.
She and Mr. Bacon operated Bacon Furniture Store on Main Street for many years.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, Eastern Star, and Delta Theta Tau Alumni.
She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Miller, Greenfield; a son, William J. Bacon Jr., Columbus; two step-daughters, Susan Goldsmith, Hennapin, Ill., and Nancy Baxter, Indianapolis. She is also survived by six grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and nine step-grandchildren.
Also surviving are one brother, Kenny Showalter, Park Ridge, Ill., and six sisters, Marguerite Bateman, Anderson; Helen Heffernan, Montgomery; Thelma Strange, Washington; Rosemary Healy, Kokomo, and Jeanette Bullock.
She was preceded in death also by two grandchildren and two brothers, Roscoe and Charles Showalter.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the First Christian Church.
(June 12, 1998)

VIRGIL CASEY
SULLIVAN-Virgil W. Casey, 70, Sullivan, died at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at Mary Sherman Hospital.
Services will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Banks and Brust Funeral Home with the Revs. David Cox and Donald Ransford officiating. The Elks will hold a memorial service at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Cremation will follow and military graveside rites by Hymera, Shelburn & Sullivan Legion Posts and VFW Post 2459 will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fairview Cemetery in Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Banks and Brust Funeral Home until services commence.
He was born June 16, 1927, in Bicknell, to Efford and Pearl Faught Casey. He was retired from the State Highway Department. He was a member of the VFW Post 2459 and Elks 911, Sullivan.
Survivors include his wife, Earleene Dunkerly Casey, whom he married on June 14, 1938.
He is survived by one son, Charles W. Casey, Sullivan, two daughters, Linda Hopkins, Fayetteville N.C., and Marilyn Nichols, Sullivan; three brothers, Edgar Casey, Libby, Mont.; Roscoe Casey, Indianapolis; Maynard Casey of Glendora, Calif., and two sisters, Delores Merrill, Attica, and Frieda Buck, Edwardsport.
Also surviving are five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests remembrances for the Elks Scholarship Fund.
(June 14,1998)

JEAN BENNETT
MONROE CITY-Jean B. Bennett, 75, died at Petersburg Health Care Center Saturday at 12:40 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Harris Funeral Home in Monroe City. There will be no visitation and burial will be at a later date.
She was born in New York on April 17, 1923, to Earl and Anna Parks Bennett.
She is survived by two brothers, Keith Bennett, Akron, Ohio, and Earl Bennett Jr., Watertown, N.Y., and five sisters, Frances McBride, Monroe City, Earlene Dye, Grace Pernice, and Evelyn Smith, all of Watertown, N.Y., and Betty Sapinski, Medford, Wis.
(June 13, 1998)

MORRIS ATCHLEY
VINCENNES-Morris Atchley, 66, died at 2:36 a.m. Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Gardner Funeral Home, with Pastor Ron Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Vincennes University Foundation for Scholarships.
Born Dec. 6, 1931, in Odon, he was the son of Ernest Sr. and Beatrice (Holt) Atchley. He married Betty Shelton, who survives.
He served as chairman of the Bi-State Authority for two years. He was a founding member of the Ultralight Flying Club.
He retired after 37 years from Farm Bureau Insurance, where he served as district manager for several years. He began his career in Daviess County in 1955.
He was a member of the Mid America Aero Club, Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Shriners, American Legion and Franklin Heights Christian Church. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his stepmother, Mable Inman, Odon; a daughter, Tammy Blackwell; three sons, Dennis Atchley, Rockford, Tim Atchley Indianapolis, and Kevin Atchley, Indianapolis.
Also surviving are four sisters: Ernestine and Linda Atchley, both of Odon, Mary Mumaw, Washington and Virginia Osmon, Plainville, and four brothers, Ernest Atchley Jr., Kenneth Atchley and Ronnie Atchley, all of Odon and Don Johnson, Loogootee.
Also, 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.
His aunt, who raised him, Elsie Sears, is also deceased.
(June 13, 1998)

Funerals
AUSTIN CAPEHART SR.
A mass was celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Austin Capehart Sr., with Fr. Ronald Zgunda as the celebrant.
Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Bill Ross, Lee Capehart, David OíHaver, Paul Kidwell, Bill Mangin and Jim Mangin.
STACY LAMB
Funeral services for Stacy D. Lamb were held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg.
The Rev. David Ward officiated. Interment was at Walnut Hills Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jimmy D. Lamb, Shane A. Rogers, Troy Schwibbe, Stephen Vermal, Bart Goldberg, and Michael Kramer.

June 12, 1998
Obituaries
ALBERT CULP
VINCENNES-Albert Glenn Culp, 93, died at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Gentle Care Nursing Home, Vincennes.
The funeral was at 1:30 p.m. today at the Zion Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Albert Kimball officiated. Interment was at the Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawrence County, Ill.
He was born to John and Myrtle (Dix) Culp on Nov. 29, 1904 in Crawford County, Ill. They preceded him in death. He married Eleanor Nota on July 5, 1927 and she preceded her in death on July 14, 1995.
Culp had worked as a carpenter and a truck driver.
Surviving are three sons, Leroy Culp, Vincennes and Albert ìPeteî and Thomas Culp, both of Decker; a daughter, Barbara Ellerman, Robinson, Ill.; a brother, Vernon Culp, Palestine, Ill.; three sisters, Flossie Whitehouse, Liberty, Ky.; Marie Everingham, Ziegler, Ill. and Fern Diller, Carleton, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a great-grandson and two granddaughters.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(June 10, 1998)

ROBERT ALEXANDER
BICKNELL-Robert L. Alexander, 73, died at his residence Thursday at 9:10 a.m.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Fr. Frank Renner will officiate. There will be no visitation.
He was born in Bicknell on March 24, 1925 to Jesse and Ruby (Overton) Alexander. He married J. Evelyn Mundy in Edwardsport on July 10, 1948 and she survives.
Alexander was retired from Prestolite Assembly Line. He attended the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. He was also a VFW Post #3190 member serving in the US Navy during World War II. He had lived in Bicknell all of his life.
Also surviving is a son, John Alexander, Belleville, Ill.; four grandchildren and two brothers, Claude Alexander, Poplar Grove, Ill. and Burt Alexander, Belvidere, Ill.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
(June 11, 1998)

DONALD BLACKWELL
OKEECHOBEE, Fla.-Donald H. Blackwell, 61, former local resident, died in Okeechobee, Fla. Tuesday at 8:50 p.m. He had been in failing health for a short time.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Maryís Church, Washington, with Fr. Ronald Zgunda officiating. Interment will be at St. Maryís Cemetery, Ireland, Ind.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary Sunday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a Christian wake service at 6 p.m. Sunday.
He was born in Washington on March 11, 1937 to Walter H. and Hilda (Mangin) Blackwell. His mother survives in Jasper while his father preceded him in death. He married Bernice Sue Richard and she survives.
Blackwell, a 1955 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was a retired restaurant operator. He had lived in Okeechobee, Fla. for the last 11 years. He attended St. Maryís Church while he was a Washington resident and was a US Navy veteran. He was also a Moose, American Legion and VFW member.
Surviving are his children, Robert H. Blackwell, Washington; Michelle and Melissa Blackwell, both of Indianapolis; three stepchildren, Cindy Donovan, Farmland and Jeanne Rouse and Tim Wise, both of Muncie; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild and a sister, Judy Clark, Jasper.
(June 10, 1998)

CHRISTINE CHAPMAN
Christine Chapman, 91, Rt. 4, Box 259, died at the Petersburg Health Center Thursday at 10:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at Gill Chapel Monday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the East Union Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Harding will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday.
She was born on Sept. 12, 1907 in Clawson, Mich. to John and Elizabeth (Burr) Bowers. She married Roy M. Chapman on Aug. 30, 1932 and he preceded her in death on March 8, 1974.
Chapman, a Clawson (Mich.) High School graduate, worked in the catalogue department of Sears, Roebuck and Co. She was also an Eastern Star of Clawson, Mich. member.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Lt. John R. Chapman who was killed in action in South Vietnam on April 3, 1967.
(June 11, 1998)

MYRTLE BRAY
ELNORA-Myrtle M. Bray, 86, formerly of Ohio, died at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday at the Lyons Convalescent Center, Greene County.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel with Bro. Tom Rogers officiating. Interment will be at the Fairview Cemetery, Elnora. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
She was born to Elmer and Lena (Leasure) Mills on Feb. 23, 1912 near Bartlett, Ohio. She married Wayne Bray on Feb. 13, 1952 and he preceded her in death on March 4, 1993.
Bray was a homemaker and Elnora Church of Christ member. She had lived in the area since 1952.
She was preceded in death by two brothers.
(June 10, 1998)

Funerals
MILDRED KANE
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Mildred M. Kane with Fr. Ron Zgunda celebrant. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Bill and Mike Burkhart, Nathan, Galen and Shawn Kane and Steve Myers.

June 11, 1998
Notices
DONALD BLACKWELL
OKEECHOBEE, Fla.-Donald H. Blackwell, 61, former local resident, died in Okeechobee, Fla. Tuesday evening. Funeral arrangements are pending at Ed Lee Mortuary.
(June 10, 1998)
MRYTLE BRAY
ELNORA-Mrytle M. Bray, 86, died at 10:52 p.m. Wednesday at the Lyons Convalescent Center, Greene County. Arrangements are pending at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel.
(June 10, 1998)

ALBERT CULP
VINCENNES-Albert Glenn Culp, 93, died at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Gentle Care Nursing Home, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Zion Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Albert Kimball will officiate. Interment will be at the Zion Methodist Church Cemetery, Lawrence County, Ill. There will be no visitation.
(June 10, 1998)

Obituaries
AUSTIN CAPEHART, SR.
Austin L. Capehart, Sr., 90, 1306 State St., died at 2:40 this morning at the Daviess County Hospital. He had been in failing heath for the last two years and seriously ill for six weeks.
The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Maryís Church with Fr. Ron Zgunda officiating. Interment will be at the St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. There will be a Christian Wake service at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The K of C will pray a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
He was born on Dec. 3, 1907 in Pike County to Will and Mary Capehart. He married Viola Mangin on Jan. 4 1938 and she preceded him in death on Dec. 25, 1973. He then married Frances Smith on April 26, 1975 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 9, 1995.
Capehart, a Washington High School graduate, was a farmer and B & O Railroad worker retired from Graham Farms Elevator. He was a community member for most of his life attending Washington schools and was a St. Maryís Church member. He also was a K of C Lodge member. He was active in horseshoe pitching contests and bowling.
Surviving are his children, Larry Capehart, Shirley Ross, Mary Lou Holland and Austin Capehart, Jr., all of Washington and Darlene OíHaver, Odon and 36 grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a grandchild.
(June 11, 1998)

MABLE WALL
WHEATLAND-Mable Catherine Wall, 82, died at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Petersburg Health Care, Petersburg.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Brockman and Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Jack B. Haskins will officiate with interment in Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Bicknell.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
She was born to James and Della Lee (Hogue) Hill in Linton on April 30, 1916. They preceded her in death. She married William L. Wall on March 14, 1936 and he survives.
Wall was a housewife and Wheatland Christian Church member.
Also surviving are two daughters, Sandra K. McLin, Bicknell and Kathy L. Cooke, Coatsville; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
(June 10, 1998)

Funerals
LAWRENCE DREW
The funeral for Lawrence Drew was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Cletes Bough officiating. American Legion and VFW accorded full military honors at graveside. Pallbearers were: Richie Burns, Mike Colbert, Marty Drew, Jason Hardy, Doug Howard, Jeff James, Tim Wagner and Jay Williams.
LUELLA OíBRIAN
A mass was celebrated at St. Peterís Church for the funeral of Luella M. OíBrian with Fr. Lowell Will as celebrant. Interment was in St. Peterís Cemetery. Pallbearers were her family: Jerry, Gene, Glen, Corey and Sean OíBrian and Gary Woodward. Honorary pallbearers were Jason OíBrian and Taylor Woodward.

MAISIE EDWARDS
The funeral for Maisie Ellen Edwards, one month and a day old infant daughter of Troy and Laura Edwards, was at 10:30 this morning at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Ron Barnes officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers were Justin Beard and Brian Edwards. Honorary pallbearers were: Travis Walls, Ernie Wininger and Chris Spaulding.

DOROTHY KRIEG
The funeral for Dorothy N. Krieg was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Revs. John Clanton and George Krieg officiating. Interment was in Miller Cemetery, Oatsville. Pallbearers were: Terry Krieg, Larry Masters, Kevin Wallace, Danny Krieg, Larry Krieg and Roger Willis.
 

June 10, 1998
Obituaries
STACY LAMB
PETERSBURG-Stacy D. Lamb, 30, Chicago and formerly of Petersburg, died of Non-Hodgins Lymphoma at his residence Monday.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on July 3, 1967 in Daviess County to Jimmy D. and Eilleen Kay (Buchta) Lamb. His mother preceded him in death.
Lamb, a 1985 Pike Central graduate, worked in interior design as director of design at Design Interiors. He also graduated with honors from Purdue University in 1990.
Surviving are his father and stepmother, Norma K. Lamb, both of Petersburg; a sister, Kimberly A. Rogers, Lafayette; a stepbrother, David A. Sloan, Petersburg and his maternal grandparents, Hilbert and Wilma Buchta, Otwell.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to Cancer Research or the Stacy D. Lamb Scholarship Fund Purdue University for School of Arts and Science, National Bank of Indianapolis, 6807 E. 82nd St., Indianapolis, Ind. 46250.
(June 8, 1998)

MILDRED KANE
Mildred M. Kane, 83, 520 S.E. Second St., died at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. She had been in failing health since February.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Maryís Church with Fr. Ron Zgunda officiating. Interment will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and before the funeral on Thursday. A Christian Wake service will be tonight at 5.
She was born on Sept. 29, 1914 in Montgomery to Lewis and Martha (Allen) Guy. They preceded her in death. She married Daniel F. Kane on May 2, 1934 and he preceded her in death on April 7, 1990.
Kane was a former nurse at Myers Nursing Home and was a St. Maryís Church member. She was also a lifetime community member attending Barr Township Schools.
Surviving are her children, Mary Ruth Kerns, Daniel L. and James Kane, all of Washington; Mildred L. ìMickeyî Lottes, Plainville and Carolyn R. Shafer, Odon; 11 grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Leo Guy, Loogootee and George and Joseph Guy, both of Washington and a sister, Dorris Burris, also of Washington.
She was also preceded in death by two grandchildren and four brothers, Charles, James, Ambrose and Ernest Guy.
(June 9, 1998)

ALTA TROWBRIDGE
Alta M. Trowbridge, 92, 305 N. Sixth St., died at the Washington Nursing Center this morning at 2:50. She had been in failing health for several months and seriously ill for a month.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Oak Grove Cemetery with Pastor James K. Payton officiating. There will be no visitation. Ed Lee Mortuary is handling arrangements.
She was born on June 15, 1905 in Daviess County to Ottis and Cynthia (Eskew) Pride. They preceded her in death. She married James A. Trowbridge on June 27, 1925 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1985.
Trowbridge was a homemaker and lifetime community member attending Washington schools.
Surviving are her children, Mildred McDonald and A.R. Trowbridge, both of Washington; Lois Littell, Bloomington; Linda Strange and David Trowbridge, both of Indianapolis; Irene Bayne, West Palm Beach, Fla. and Berniece OíDoan, Reno, Nev.; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a brother, William ìBillî Pride and a sister, Rosemary Holt, both of Washington.
(June 10, 1998)

June 9, 1998
Obituaries
MAISIE EDWARDS
Maisie Ellen Edwards, one month and a day old daughter of Troy and Laura Edwards, 900 New Street, died at her residence Monday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday.
She was born on May 7 in Daviess County to Troy Wayne and Laura Dawn (Beard) Edwards. They survive.
Surviving are a brother, Kegan Lee Benton, at home; grandparents, Claudia (Beatty) and Jerry Ray Edwards, Washington; Nancy McKown Bilskie, Vincennes and Kerry Beard, Seffner, Fla.; great-grandparents, Margaret and Zeke Beard, Lake Placid, Fla. and Virginia McKown, Orleans, Ind.
(June 8, 1998)
LU CRETIA HILGER
ERLANGER, Ky.-Lu Cretia M. Hilger, 87, formerly of Bloomington, died Saturday at the Florence Park Care Center, Erlanger, Ky.
A memorial service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Erlanger Baptist Church with visitation an hour before the service.
Day Mortuary, Bloomington, is handling local arrangements. There will be no local service or visitation.
She was born on May 1, 1911 in Washington to August and Jen (Boules) Boules.
Hilger had worked as a secretary at Indiana University until her retirement. She was a First Baptist Church, Bloomington and Erlander Baptist Church in Erlanger, Ky. member. She resided in Coldwater, Ohio and Bloomington before moving to live with her daughter in Erlanger, Ky. five years ago. She was also involved in community volunteer work and a champion Senior walker.
Surviving are two sons, Philip Hilger, Pendleton, Ind. and Greg Hilger, Guam; a daughter, Brenda Hilger, Erlander, Ky.; a sister, Lynn Walker, Columbus, Ind. and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Hilger in 1957.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Boone County Adult Day Care, 7300 Woodspoint Drive, Florence, Ky. 41042.
(June 6, 1998)

June 8, 1998
Obituaries
LUELLA O'BRIAN
MONTGOMERY-Luella Marie O'Brian, 77, died at her residence this morning at 3:40. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peterís Church with interment in St. Peterís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral hour on Wednesday. There will be a Rosary prayed at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on June 10, 1920 in Daviess County to Willie James and Jeanette (Wathen) Taylor. They preceded her in death. She married Wm. Chris OíBrian on Aug. 16, 1947 and he survives.
OíBrian, 1938 Montgomery High School graduate, was a retired clerk having worked at the Montgomery U.S. Postal service office for 16 years. She was a lifetime community member having attended Daviess County schools and was a St. Peterís Church, Montgomery, member. She was also a member of the Indian Rock Camping Club for 27 years, Girl Scout leader, hicks and chicks square dancers and dudes and dolls and participated in Missionary Vehicle Association.
Surviving are her children, Terry OíBrian, Montgomery; Mary Ann Woodward, Franklin and Gene OíBrian, Springville; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and a sister, Anna Lou Kelley, Indianapolis.
(June 8, 1998)

JIM HOLTZCLAW
EVANSVILLE-Jim Holtzclaw, 78, died at the Deaconess Hospital Sunday at 2:35 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road, Evansville. The Revs. Jerry Clark and Mitch Stichler will officiate with interment at Locus Hill Mausoleum, Evansville. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander North Chapel.
He was born on May 12, 1920.
Holtzclaw graduated from Coyne Electrical School in Chicago. He worked at B & O Railroad in Washington and retired from Sears Service Department in Evansville. He was also a World War II Air Corp. Veteran and member of First Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Eleanor; two daughters, Betty Jeffries, Evansville and Rosie Carson, Westport, Ind.; five grandsons, two great-granddaughters and a sister, Norma Smoot, Washington.
Donations may be given to the First Christian Church.
(June 7, 1998)

LAWRENCE DREW
Lawrence Neal Drew, 71, 500 Vance St., died at his residence this morning at 12:50.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be at 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. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Sept. 13, 1926 in Daviess County to Joe and Nora Jane (Huey) Drew. He married Neva June Hendricks on Oct. 12, 1946 and she survives.
Drew was formerly with Briggman Roofing Co. and later with the City Power and Light. He was a World War II Navy Veteran and an American Legion member.
Also surviving are five daughters, Beverly Wagner, Cindy Alsman, Shelly Williams, Kelly James and Tammy Howard, all of Washington; four sons, Jay and Rick Drew, both of Washington and Ronnie and Tim Drew, both of Linton; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a sister, Berta Shake, Washington.
He was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Drew; two sisters and four brothers.
(June 8, 1998)

ALBERT KORDES
ST. ANTHONY, Ind.-Albert F. Kordes, 80, died at 9:04 p.m. Sunday at the Huntingburg Convalescent Center, Huntingburg.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery.
St. Anthony American Legion Post #493 will conduct military graveside rites.
Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday by the 40-8 of Jasper. Combined Rosary at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday by St. Anthony Parish and the St. Anthony Community Club.
Friends may all at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born in St. Anthony on Sept. 13, 1917 to Frank and Lillie (Brosmer) Kordes. He married Ardella E. Schwinghamer on Aug. 30, 1941 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. She survives.
Kordes was a World War II Army Veteran and was retired from the Indiana Desk Company in Jasper where he was assistant superintendent. He was also a former director of the Dubois Rural Electric co-operative, past president of the St. Anthony Community Center, past precinct committeemen, served on the Dubois County Counsel at large, past post commander and life member of St. Anthony American Legion Post #493, member of 40 et 8 and VFW Post #673 in Jasper, Jasper Knight of Columbus and AARP of St. Anthony.
Also surviving are four daughters, Angela Lengacher, Montgomery; Jane Henke and Deborah Buechlein, both of Jasper and Julie Stenftenagel, St. Anthony; six grandchildren; a brother, Raymond Kordes, Jasper and a sister, Alma Oser, Huntingburg.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Ernest, Clarence and William Kordes.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Anthony Cemetery Fund.
(June 7, 1998)

DOROTHY KRIEG
PETERSBURG-Dorothy Krieg, 84, died at Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg, Sunday at 3:40 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Revs. John Clanton and George Krieg officiating. Interment will be at the Miller Cemetery, Oatsville.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
She was born in Gibson County on Aug. 16, 1913 to John and Mattie (Hunt) Dillon. She married John F. Krieg, Sr. on April 26, 1930 and he preceded her in death on April 5, 1981.
Krieg attended the Knights Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are four sons, Michael R. Krieg, Petersburg; Charley G. Krieg, Oakland City, John F. Krieg, Jr., Bicknell and Jerry W. Krieg, Fransico; two daughters, Alice Burch, Petersburg and Martha White, Fransico; two brothers, Harold and Adron Dillon, both of Princeton; 25 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Krieg; six brothers and four sisters.
(June 7, 1998)

Funeral
MARGARET KALANQUIN
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Simonís Church for the funeral of Margaret L. Kalanquin with Fr. David Martin as celebrant. Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Randy Gilmore, Scott Burch, Gene Goodwin, Kenny Greenwell and Randy and Chris Killion.
 

June 6, 1998
Obituary
BERNARD KILLION
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-Bernard O. Killion, 72, former owner and president of Killion Motors Express, died at his residence Wednesday.
Funeral services will be at the Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Road, Louisville, Ky., today at 10 a.m. Interment will follow the service in Bethany Cemetery, Washington, with graveside service at 12:30 p.m.
He was born and raised in Washington moving to Louisville in 1954. This was when he took over management of Killion Motor Express, from his father, J.O. Killion, who founded the company.
Killion served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He was a member of the Christ Methodist Church, Highlands Wood Country Club in Bonita Springs, Fla.; Big Springs Country Club and former member of the Kentucky Motor Transport Association; Indiana Motor Truck Association; American Trucking Association, Board of Governors of the Regular Common Carriers Conference.
Surviving are his wife, the former Dorothy Thomas; two daughters, Donna Dever, Bonita Springs, Fla. and Cheryl Boldrick, Louisville, Ky.; a son, Bernard O. Killion, Jr., Louisville, Ky.; two grandsons; a sister, Regina Nolley, Louisville, Ky. and his stepmother, Ruth S. Killion, Maryville, Tenn.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Bryon Killion.
Expressions of sympathy may be given to the Louisville Hospice.
(June 3, 1998)
Notice
JAMES STONE SR.
James Richard Stone, Sr., 51, 808 Jefferson St., died in the Daviess County Hospital emergency room Thursday at 3:29 a.m.
Graveside funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
(June 4, 1998)

Funerals
MARY DILLIN
The funeral for Mary Eloise Dillin was at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Main St. Presbyterian Church, Petersburg, with the Revs. William O. Harris and Cynthia Jennison officiating. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
FLORENCE JOZWIAK
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Simonís Church for the funeral of Florence Jozwiak with Fr. David Martin as celebrant. Interment was in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dean, Danny, Duane and Brenda Sobecki, Dawn Fritschle and Paulette Lehrer.

June 4, 1998
Obituaries
MARGARET KALANQUIN
Margaret L. Kalanquin, 76, Rt. 1 Edwardsport Road, died at the Prairie Village Living Center, Washington, Wednesday at 11:56 a.m. She had been in failing health for several weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Simonís Church. Interment will be at St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. David Martin will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and before the funeral hour on Saturday. There will be a Christian Wake service at 5 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Dec. 28, 1921 in Daviess County to Walter and Anna (Bradley) Greenwell. They preceded her in death. She married William R. Kalanquin on March 29, 1941 and he survives.
Kalanquin was a lifetime Daviess County resident and was educated in the Cannelburg and Montgomery schools. She was also a St. Simonís Church member.
Surviving are her children, Vincent Kalanquin and Linda Gilmore, both of Washington; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Mary Carrico, Evansville.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Pat Greenwell.
(June 3, 1998)
JAMES STONE SR.
James Richard Stone, Sr., 51, 808 Jefferson St., died in the Daviess County Hospital emergency room this morning at 3:29.
Arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1947 in Daviess County to Daniel and Florence (Ross) Stone. They survive in Elnora. Stone was a retired Purdue employee. He was also a Navy veteran.
Surviving are three daughters, Brenda LaNee and Tawnya Lynn Stone and Sharrell Diana Ziegler, all of Washington; four sons, James Richard Stone, Jr., Christopher Daniel and Devin James Archer and Richard Leon Stone, all of Washington; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Lynda Colbert, Washington and Martha Nail, Naomi Hatfield and Maggie Byrer, all of Elnora and a brother, Mike L. Stone, Elnora.
He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Stone; a brother, Steven W. Stone and two grandchildren.
(June 4, 1998)
 

June 3, 1998
Obituaries
MADGE WATSON
VALPARAISO-Madge L. (Bowman) Watson, 84, died Monday.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Valparaiso. Pastor David Kovalow, St. John will officiate. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.
Friends may call at Bartholomew Funeral Home, 102 Monroe St., Valparaiso, tonight from 6 to 8.
She was born in Plainville on May 24, 1914 to Claude and Nora (Holt) Bowman. She married Rex. H. Watson on Nov. 21, 1936 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1982.
Watson worked at Harveyís Dry Goods in Valparaiso for 17 years. She was an avid quilter belonging to String-Along Quilt Club and won many awards. She was also a Christian Church in Valparaiso member. She played the piano, dulcimer, ukulele, guitar and fiddle.
Surviving are two daughters, Deanna Jo Lockwin and Trudy Jean Burress; five sisters, Jeannette Young, Pauline Chaney, Claudine Gross, Eleanor Hart and Vonnell Eaton; four brothers, Bill, Owen, Duane and Bryon Bowman; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church.
(June 1, 1998)
LYNN FOOTE
SHOALS-Lynn E. Foote, 44, died at the Jewish Hospital Louisville, Ky. Monday at 9:20 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church with the Revs. Gary Cooper and Warren Stewart officiating. Interment will be at the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church for an hour before services.
She was born in Beech Grove on Sept. 11, 1953 to Leonard and Marilyn (Wiley) Kotlarsky. Her mother preceded her in death while her father survives in Bicknell. She married David D. Foote on Jan. 27, 1970 in Bicknell. He survives.
Foote was a nurse aide working at the KCRAC Group Home, Bicknell and Freelandville Community Home. She had lived in Bicknell most of her life and attended the Bicknell United Methodist Church.
Also surviving are her stepmother, Jo Ann Kotlarsky, Bicknell; her children, Dwight D. Foote, Shoals and Leonard W. Foote, Champaign, Ill.; a sister, Beth Howard, Owensville; a halfsister, Kelly Kotlarsky, Bicknell; two stepsisters, Lynn Fox, Vincennes and Denise Anderson, Martinsville and a grandson. She was also preceded in death by a sister.
(June 1, 1998)

MARGARET BORDENET
TERRE HAUTE-Margaret Marie Bordenet, 97, former area resident, died at the Meadows Manor, Terre Haute, Sunday at 5:25 a.m.
Interment services are at St. Johnís Cemetery Thursday at 1:30 p.m. with Fr. Ron Zgunda officiating.
She was born on Oct. 30, 1900 in Washington to Henry and Margaret (Drury) Bordenet.
Bordenet was a retired school teacher working in the Vigo County Schools. She was a member of NEA and Indiana State Teachers Association. She also was a St. Margaret Mary Church, Terre Haute, member.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
(May 31, 1998)

Funerals
LAWRENCE WILLIS
The funeral for Lawrence Willis was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Ken Burcham officiated with interment in the White River Chapel Cemetery, Bowman. Pallbearers were: Mick Meade, Chris Ray, Robert Meade, David Ray, Steve Meade and Lincoln Baker.
SARAH WEIGANT
The funeral for Sarah A. Marshall Weigant was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Larry Barr officiated with interment in the Otwell Cemetery.
 

June 2, 1998
Obituaries
MARY DILLIN
INDIANAPOLIS-Mary Eloise (Humphreys) Dillin, 83, died of natural causes Sunday at the Indianapolis Methodist Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Main St. Presbyterian Church, Petersburg, with the Rev. William O. Harris officiating. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until service time.
She was born on Jan. 18, 1915 in Switz City, Ind. to John O. and Cora (Sexson) Humphreys. She married Judge S. Hugh Dillin and he survives.
Dillin was a former social worker for Monroe County Welfare Department and a homemaker. She attended the second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis. She was active in the several amateur theatrical productions in Indianapolis; Kappa Alpha Theta at Indiana University; Tri-Kappa Sorority, former Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Alumni president Girls Scout leader in Petersburg and former Main St. Presbyterian Church, Petersburg member. She attended Stephen College. She was also a 1936 Indiana University graduate with a sociology degree and a 1932 Bloomfield High School graduate.
Also surviving are a daughter, Patricia Wright, M.D. and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Dillin; two brothers, Sexson and John Humphreys and a sister, Dorothy June Miller.
Memorials may be made to the Indiana University Foundation.
(May 31, 1998)
NATHAN HELMS SR.
RICHLAND, Ind.-Nathan C. Helms, Sr., 81, died at 12:40 a.m. Monday at his home.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church near Boonville. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight at Koehler Funeral Home, Boonville and from 11 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at the church.
Helms was a retired farmer, he was the founder of Helmís Tomato Farm and an active member and deacon on New Hope General Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Alda Marie ìPeggyî, of 60 years, Richland; three daughters, June Midkiff, Richland; Beverly Parish, Vincennes and Diana Estes, Indianapolis; three sons, Alfred Helms, Loogootee; Nathan Helms, Jr., and George Helms, both of Richland; 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope General Baptist Church.
(June 1, 1998)

FLORENCE JOZWIAK
Florence L. Jozwiak, 94, 402 East Williams St., died in her sleep early Sunday morning at her residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Simonís Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be at the St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Daughter of Isabella will have memorial services at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and there will be a Christian Wake at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Jan. 8, 1904 in Dunkirk, N.Y. to Joseph S. and Hedwig (Pietras) Kaus. She married Frank A. Jozwiak on Feb. 27, 1933 and he preceded her in death on June 18, 1992.
Jozwiak was a registered nurse at the Brooks Hospital in New York and private care. She came to Washington in 1971 and was a member of St. Simonís Church, the Daughters of Isabella and Polish Womenís Alliance. She was educated in New York Schools and graduated from St. Maryís School of Nursing in Chicago.
Surviving are her daughter, Arlene Sobecki, Washington; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren and three brothers, William Kaus, Fredonia, N.Y.; Al and Brownie Kaus, both of Dunkirk, N.Y.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
(May 31, 1998)
 

June 1, 1998
Obituaries
JOHN BELCHER
MONROE CITY-John Woodrow Belcher, 83, died at the Lodge of the Wabash, Vincennes, Saturday at 12:40 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, with the Rev. Mark Nielson officiating. Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be tonight from 4 to 8.
He was born on May 25, 1915 in Knox County to Raymond and Ruth (Foster) Belcher. They preceded him in death. He married Betty Wallace on June 2, 1939 and she survives.
Belcher had worked as a mechanic for Harrison Grain in Monroe City and had been a self-employed mechanic. He also drove a school bus. He was a member of the Monroe City First Church of God.
Also surviving are a son, John Belcher, Pittsburgh, Pa.; three sisters, Mildred Burke and Minnie Harrison, both of Monroe City and Mary Lou Jones, Vincennes and two grandchildren.
A brother also preceded her in death.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Building Fund at the Monroe City First Church of God or the Gideons.
(May 30, 1998)

SARAH WEIGANT
PETERSBURG-Sarah A. Marshall Weigant, 94, died at 6:15 a.m. Sunday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Larry Barr will officiate with interment at the Otwell Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born in Otwell on April 10, 1904 to Clem V. and Belle (Craig) Hayes. She married Clarence Marshall and he preceded her in death in 1975. She then married James Weigant and he also preceded her in death. Weigant was a homemaker and Immanuel Southern Baptist Church, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are two brothers, Herschel Hayes, Petersburg and George Glenn Hayes, Princeton and three sisters, Marjorie Gott, Washington; Billie Lovejoy, Tucson, Ariz. and Evelyn Kleine, Crystal Lake, Ill.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Randall and Walter Hayes.
(May 31, 1998)

LAWRENCE WILLIS
PETERSBURG-Lawrence Willis, 83, died of natural causes at his residence Saturday at 1:15 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Pat Sinnott will officiate with interment in the White River Chapel Cemetery, Bowman.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born in Pike County on Dec. 27, 1914 to Charles and Edith (Abbott) Willis. He was raised by Charles and Dora Catt from the time he was nine-years-old. He married Mildred Horne and she survives.
Willis was a farmer and attended the United Methodist Church, Bowman.
Also surviving are two sons, Lanny Willis, Petersburg and Larry Willis, Union; a daughter, Mary Jo Dyer, Plainville; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Blythe, Don and John Willis; two sisters, Inez Willis and Sophie Burke and a great-grandchild.
(May 30, 1998)

RUSSELL BARRETT
Russell Jr. Barrett, 56, Washington, formerly of Petersburg and Otwell, died at the Daviess County Hospital on Friday at 10:12 p.m.
Graveside services were today at 10 a.m. in Williams Cemetery, Pike County, with Bro. George Bruce officiating.
He was born on June 7, 1941 in Pike County to Hubert and Vivian Barrett.
Barrett had worked at Aritsokraft Cabinets in the sanding department.
Surviving is his wife of 24 years, Marilyn Barrett; his step-father, Earl Norrington, Petersburg; three sisters, LaVada Brakmeier and Rachael Nance, both of Oakland City and Roberta Willis, Somerville, Ind. and two brothers, Hubert Barrett, Glezen and Darvin Norrington, Huntingburg.
He was preceded in death by his father and his mother, Vivian (Barrett) Norrington in December 1997.
(May 29, 1998)

Funerals
OLIVE WIREY
The funeral for Olive Wirey was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Fred Carpenter officiating. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Richy Coan, Clifford White, Kent White, Bobby Lewis, Brian White, Rick Wirey and Stanley Patterson.

JAMES BRISCOE
The funeral service for James Walter Briscoe was conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shoals with Fr. Leo Kiesel officiating. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Clyde Hawkins, Bruce Hawkins, Roger Hawkins, Lee Jones, Paul Walters and Doyle Beetram. Bill Shaw was an honorary pallbearer.


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