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Obituaries & Funerals August 31, 1998
MILDRED QUINN
Mildred M. Quinn, 85, Edwardsport Road, died unexpectedly at her residence Friday at 5:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington, with the Rev. James Payton officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday.
She was born on July 22, 1913 in Daviess County to Harry C. and Edith A. (Myers) Palmer. She married Forrest K. Quinn on Oct. 7, 1933 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1994.
Quinn was a homemaker and a Central Christian Church member.
Surviving are three sons, Robert Quinn, Washington; Raymond Quinn, Martinsville, Ind. and Carl Quinn, Taveres, Fla.; five grandchildren, Linda Hirasuna and Debra Gross, both of Washington; Pamula Harrawood, Montgomery; Brenda Quinn, Indianapolis and Laura Arick, Fishers; eight great-grandchildren, Kurt and Kent Gross, Leilani and Keoni Hirasuna, Paige and Jeffrey Harrawood and Davis and Erin Arick; two stepgrandchildren, Kenneth Keller, Evansville and Vickie Richard, Alexandra, La.; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Brandy and Andrew Richard and a stepgreat-great-grandchild, Rueben Ramos.
(Aug. 28, 1998)

ELLICE ALEXANDER
Margaretha Ellice Alexander, 4, 2108 N. 11th St., Terre Haute, died Saturday at 10:48 p.m. in her residence.
Services will be Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the Callahan Funeral Home, 2425 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Revs. Tony Volz and Steve Giannini will officiate with special word by Pastor Larry Riley of the Celebration Christian Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
Pallbearers: Jim Alexander, David Alexander, Rick Davis, Andrew Davis, Karl Davis and Matthew Wentz.
She was born April 25, 1994 in Terre Haute to George Randall Alexander and Annette Margaretha Paauwe Alexander. They survive.
Alexander was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Biddy Ball Basketball team at the church. She also attended Nancy Sauerís School of Dance and Magic Years Preschool.
Also surviving are a brother, Adrian Edward Alexander, at home; paternal grandmother and her husband, Judy and Bob Foster, Washington; paternal grandfather and his wife, James and Shirley Alexander, Huron, Ind. and grandparents, Judy and Jerry Maxwell, Rosedale.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Greta and Adrian ìDutchî Paauwe.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests for those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to either: Ellice Alexander Scholarship fund, c/o Sacred Heart School, 1330 Lafayette Avenue, Terre Haute, Ind. 47804 or Hospice of the Wabash Valley, 600 S. First St., Terre Haute, Ind. 47807.
(Aug. 29, 1998)

CHARLES HUNTER
Charles A. ìChickî Hunter, 85, Rt. 3, died at 8:40 p.m. Friday at the Washington Nursing Home. He had been in failing health for the last year and a half and seriously ill for four weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Simonís Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be in St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight. There will be a Christian Wake service at 6:30 tonight.
He was born on Jan. 7, 1913 in Washington to William E. and Elizabeth (Hughes) Hunter. They preceded him in death. He married Dorothy Gregory on June 1, 1937 and she survives.
Hunter, a 1930 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was employed at B&O Railroad then for Palmer Electric Company as appliance technician. He was a lifetime community resident. He was a St. Simonís Church member.
Surviving are his children, David and Mike Hunter, both of Washington; Sarah Doyle, Indianapolis; Tim Hunter, Martinsville and Steve Hunter, San Diego, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Adrian and Walter Hunter and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Clark.
(Aug. 28, 1998)

JAMES PEARSON
BICKNELL-James Edward Pearson, 82, formerly of Paducah, Ky. and Vincennes, died at 11:05 a.m. Sunday at the Indiana Veteranís Home, West Lafayette, Ind.
Military graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell Memorial cemetery. The Rev. John Moreland will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
He was born on May 25, 1916 in Missouri to John and Myrtle Pearson.
Pearson was a bargeman on the Ohio River.
Surviving are three daughters, Sharon K. Brown and Myrtle Mustain, both of Bicknell and Jacquline Ferran, Tacoma, Wash.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother and two great-grandchildren.
(Aug. 30, 1998)

Funerals
VERONICA HOPKINS
Funeral services for Veronica Hopkins were Thursday. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated. Pallbearers were: James Hopkins, Edward Wickman, Edward Hopkins, Mark Wickman, Paris Cannon and Paul Cannon.

MARY LUCKETT
Graveside services for Mary I. Luckett were at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Bruceville Cemetery. The Rev. Don Wilson officiated. McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

MARY ARNEY
The funeral for Mary Agnes Arney was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Main Street Wesleyan Church. The Revs. Philip Kessen, Marvin Hughes, Jack Arney and Michael Reese officiated. Entombment was at the Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum.
Pallbearers were: Shane Fields, Joseph Gilley, Dwaine Arney, Owen Arney, Daniel Lannan and William Sinnott.
Honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren: Aubri McVey, Brandon Fields, Whitney Arney, Stefen Arney, Lucas Arney and Blaine Arney.


Obituaries Aug. 28, 1998
BILLIE OíCONNOR
MELBOURNE, Fla.-Billie OíConnor, former area resident, died at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in a Melbourne, Fla. nursing home.
Private funeral services are pending.
(Aug. 26, 1998)
MARY LUCKETT
BRUCEVILLE-Mary I. Luckett, 75, died at 4:34 p.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Bruceville Cemetery. The Rev. Don Wilson will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
She was born on March 9, 1923 in Tennessee to Robert and Lula Mae (Raines) Garrett. She married Charles Luckett in 1942 and he preceded her in death in 1975.
Luckett worked at Prestolite for 25 years and was a Bruceville United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are two daughters, Charlotte Foley, Monroe City and Rosie Davis, Vincennes; two sons, James Luckett, Monroe City and Timothy Luckett, Rancho Cucamongo, Calif.; a sister, Gertie Jones, Birdstown, Tenn.; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Bruceville Cemetery or the Bruceville Methodist Church.
(Aug. 27, 1998)

RUTH ODELL
Ruth Maxine Odell, 82, Rt. 1 Box 310, died at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. She had been in failing health for a few weeks.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with pastor James K. Payton officiating.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday.
She was born on Dec. 26, 1915 in Carlyle, Ill. to Orla C. and Bonnie Gertrude Goin-Peddlar Forsman. They preceded her in death. She married Arthur Odell on Aug. 22, 1934 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 1997.
Odell, a 1932 Flora (Ill.) High School graduate, was a homemaker and attended the Central Christian Church. She was also a Beta Sigma Phi Sorority member. She lived in Granite City, Ill. for 22 years and came to Daviess County in 1964.
Surviving are her children, Charles A. Odell, Washington; Judith Gail Hall, Belleville, Ill.; R. Michael Odell, Ferguson, Mo.; Marilyn Ruth Stagner, Salem, Ill. and John E. Odell, Sugar Island, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a sister, Bonnie Leak, Flora, Ill. She was also preceded in death by a son and four sisters.
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Funeral
JAMES CHAMBERS
The funeral for James W. Chambers was at 10:30 a.m. today at McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Paul Huntsman officiated. Interment was in the Bruceville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dolf Small, Drak Small, Sherrie Chambers, Angie Swaford, Jill Chambers, David Chambers and Todd Chambers. Honorary pallbearers were: Sherry Beamon, Bradley Swaford, Rene Small, Matthew Swaford, Heidi Small and Michael Chambers.August 27, 1998


Obituaries Aug. 27, 1998
MARY ARNEY
Mary Agnes Arney, 63, Rt. 3, Box 391, Billings Road, died at the Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Wednesday at 6:49 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Main Street Wesleyan Church. The Revs. Philip Kessen, Marvin Hughes and Jack Arney. Entombment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel then after noon at the church.
She was born on Oct. 2, 1934 in Barr Township to Joseph J. and Mary Leona (Melton) Lannan. She married Frank E. Arney on May 10, 1952. He survives.
Arney, a 1952 Montgomery High School graduate, was president with Arney Building, Inc. She was a Main Street Wesleyan Church member. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years; past president of the Missionary Society of the church, youth director and choir member of the church, past president of Daviess County Gideons Auxiliary and past district zone leader of Gideons International of Indiana.
Surviving are two daughters, Cherryl D. Fields, Washington and Jennie L. McVey, Evansville; two sons, Frank D. and Ronald R. Arney, both of Washington; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Helen Catherine Gilley and Rose Butler, both of Washington; Wilma Sinnott, Carlinville, Ill. and Carolyn Clements, Irving, Texas and nine brothers, Daniel Lannan, Washington; Donald, Clifford, William, John, Robert and James Lannan, all of Loogootee; Thomas Lannan, Indianapolis and Paul Lannan, Cincinnati, Ohio.
(Aug. 26, 1998)
DOROTHY LEIGHTY
PETERSBURG-Dorothy Leighty, 83, died at the Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Wednesday at 12:58 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Twin Oaks Church, Petersburg. The Rev. Barry Whitaker will officiate with interment in Twin Oaks Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from noon until services Friday at the church.
She was born to Martin and Mary A. (Purkhiser) Dooley on April 25, 1915 in Crawford County, Ind. She had been married to Leon Myers, Ira Shoaf and Ira Leighty and they all preceded her in death.
Leighty was a Twin Oaks Church, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are a son, Donald Myers, Petersburg; a daughter, Rose Beck, Mill Creek, Ind. and a brother, Stanley Dooley, Tacoma, Wash.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Eugene Myers.
(Aug. 26, 1998)

Obituaries Aug. 26, 1998
MARY ARNEY
Mary A. Arney, 63, wife of Frank Arney, Rt. 3 Billings Road, died at 6:49 this morning in Deaconess Hospital, Evansville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Aug. 26, 1998)
RUDOLPH BUERCK
PERRYVILLE, Mo.-Rudolph ìRudyî Buerck, 91, died at 11:40 a.m. Monday at the Perry County Nursing Center in Perryville.
The funeral will be Thursday at Christ the Saviour Church with burial at St. Maurus Cemetery in Biehle, Mo.
He was born on June 4, 1907 to Florian and Helen (Wingerter) Buerck. He married Bertha Baer on Oct. 23, 1930 and she survives.
Also surviving are seven sons, Glenn, Rudy Jr., Bob, Tom and Roger, Perryville; Gene and Jerry, Festus, Mo. and three daughters, Bernetta Buchheit, Washington; Birdella Schnurbusch, St. Louis and Stella Prevallet, Perryville; 42 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and several stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three grandchildren.
(Aug. 24, 1998)

VERONICA HOPKINS
Veronica Agnes Hopkins, 82, formerly of Loogootee, died at 8:43 p.m. Monday at the Washington Nursing Center.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Maryís Chapel at Barr Township in Daviess County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 3 to 8. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home.
She was born on April 2, 1916 in Daviess County to Thomas Alban and Mary Florence (Matthews) Hopkins.
Hopkins was a St. Maryís Catholic Church, Barr Township in Daviess County, member.
Surviving are four brothers, Joseph P., Paul A. and Hubert M. Hopkins, all of Loogootee and Thomas G. Hopkins, Lafayette; four sisters, Clare M. Wickman, Washington; Rosalie A. Cannon, Loogootee; Theresa E. Guthrie, Martinsville, Ind. and Mary Margaret Vineyard, San Diego, Calif.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Maryís Chapel Building Endowment or the St. Maryís Cemetery Endowment.
(Aug. 24, 1998)

JAMES CHAMBERS
BRUCEVILLE-James W. ìJimî Chambers, 85, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Crestview Nursing Center, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Paul Huntsman will officiate. Interment will be in the Bruceville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
He was born on March 11, 1913 in Orange County, Ill. He married Elsie Higgins and she preceded him in death on Aug. 4, 1988.
Chambers was retired from Amax Coal Company after 40 years of service as an electrician. He was also affiliated with the United Methodist Church and a United Mine Workers of America member.
Surviving are a daughter, Betty Small, Elnora; two sons, Glen Chambers, Baltimore, Maryland and Wendel Chambers, Lynchburg, Va.; a sister, Wanda Pickel, Anderson; a brother, Cecil Chambers, Worthington; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters.
(Aug. 25, 1998)

CHARLES EDWARDS
Charles L. Edwards, 49, Rt. 1, died at 9:54 a.m. Monday in the Daviess County Hospital Emergency Room. He became ill suddenly.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Maryís Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be in the St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and before the funeral on Friday. There will be a rosary at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
He was born on April 18, 1949 in Washington to Carl L. and Mary (Mangin) Edwards. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Washington. He married Pamela ìPamî Beard on Sept. 22, 1968 and she survives.
Edwards, a 1967 Wheatland High School graduate, was a farmer owning his own farm. He was also the Dekalb Seed Dealer. He lived in Knox County before coming to Daviess County. He was a St. Maryís Church, Moose Lodge, American Legion, VFW and Knights of Columbus member. He also served in the U.S. Air Force during the Viet Nam War.
Also surviving are two sons, Douglas Edwards, Washington and Jason R. Edwards, Bedford; two daughters, Crystal and Janessa Edwards, both at home; two brothers, Carl Eugene and John A. Edwards, both of Wheatland and a sister, Mary Egenolf, Greenwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Charles L. Edwards Scholarship Fund.
(Aug. 24, 1998)


Obituaries Aug. 25, 1998
BILLY BRITTAIN
DEXTER TOWNSHIP, Mich.-Billy D. Brittain, 61, died Monday at his residence.
Memorial celebration will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Dexter United Methodist Church in Dexter, Mich. with the Rev. William R. Donahue, Jr. officiating.
Interment will follow at the Dexter United Methodist Church Memorial Garden.
He was born on May 16, 1937 in Daviess County to Millard E. and Velma T. (Pride) Brittain. He married Phyllis Hunter on July 27, 1956 in Montgomery and she survives.
Brittain graduated from Washington High School in 1955 and Rose Polytechnic Institute (RPI) (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology) with a B.S. degree in chemical engineering in 1959. At RPI, he was a Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity member. He was also a member of the American Society of Testing and Materials and Dexter United Methodist Church where he sang in the Chancel Choir.
Also surviving are two sons, Ross S. Brittain, Bloomington and Stuart E. Brittain, Missoula, Montana; a granddaughter; his mother, Velma T. Brittain-Gross, Washington; two brothers, Ronald Brittain, Burlington, Colo. and Alan Brittain, Shreveport, La. and a sister, Lyndall McCracken, Cape Coral, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Dexter United Methodist Church, Grand Piano Memorial Fund.
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RALPH CHATTIN
VINCENNES-Ralph ìThe Mule Manî Chattin, died at 11:50 a.m. Sunday.
The funeral will be at the Community United Methodist Church Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The body will lie in state at the church from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be tonight from 4 to 8 at the Gardner Funeral Home, 505 Main St., Vincennes.
He was born in Martin County on Feb. 10, 1919 to Paul and Mamie (Allen) Chattin. They preceded him in death. He married Alma Lucas on May 4, 1941.
Chattin, a Decker Chapel High School graduate, was a farmer and nationally known mule businessman, showman and judge for over 50 years. He served for five years as president of the Indiana Draft Horse and Mule Association.
He had judged the National Mule and Donkey Association Show five times including twice in Dallas, Texas. He served on the panel of several judging clinics conducted in Detroit, Mich., Ohio and Purdue University. He was judge of several mule shows in surrounding states, as well as the Missouri State Fair, Tennessee State Fair and Mule Day Show in 1990, he was honored as the Grand Marshall of the Mule Day Parade in Columbia, Tenn. He also hosted the Draft Horse and Mule Tours for Country Magazine for three years.
He was a Community United Methodist Church member and served as Sunday School teacher, superintendent, lay leader and various leadership positions at the Decker Chapel United Methodist Church. He was also a former Wabash United Methodist and Community United Methodist Churches member.
Surviving are two sons, Jack Chattin, rural Bruceville and Dennis Chattin, rural Oaktown; four grandchildren; a brother, Paul Chattin, Jr., Jasonville, Ind. and a sister, Betty Dixon, Stilesville, Ind. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Hubert Chattin, Vincennes.
Family requests memorials may be made to the Community United Methodist Church.
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Funerals
MERLE PICKEL, SR.
Private funeral services for Merle Kenneth Pickel, Sr. were at 11 this morning at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Cooper was officiated. Interment was in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Owens, Jerry Pickel, Merle Pickel and Elliott Pickel.
RUTH WILSON
Funeral services for Ruth E. Wilson were Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Officiating was the Rev. Bert Duckwall officiated. Pallbearers were: Bob Sutton, Duane Chastain, Scott Wilson, Troy Wilson, Doug Brassine and Mike Brassine. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.

LARRY RICHARDSON
Graveside services for Larry Richardson, Loogootee, were at 11 a.m. Monday at the Mt. Union Cemetery. Officiating were Doyle Tolbert and Jim Babcock.



Obituaries Aug. 24, 1998
JAMES PETTIGREW
SOMMERVILLE, Mass.-James L. Pettigrew, 72, former local resident, died at the Sommerville, Mass. Hospital on Saturday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Annís Church, Sommerville, Mass. Interment will be at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Mass.
Friends may call at the Cota-Struzziero Funeral home tonight from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
He was born in Daviess County on Oct. 29, 1925 to James and Emma (Hinton) Pettigrew. They preceded him in death. He married Celia A. Sordillo and she survives.
Pettigrew was a truck driver and left the Daviess County area 48 years ago. He was a St. Annís Catholic Church in Sommerville, Mass., VFW, Teamster Union and DAV member. He was also a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He was educated in Glendale and Montgomery High School.
Surviving are his children, Mary Doherty, Sommerville, Mass.; Linda Carr and James Pettigrew, both of Wilmington, Mass. and Anthony Pettigrew, Newburyport, Mass.; 10 grandchildren; three sisters, Rose Pettigrew, Birdena McDonald and Joan Elliot and Bernard Pettigrew, Ballston Spa, New York.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Jones and Monica Herring and three brothers, John, Frank and Joseph Pettigrew.
Memorials may be made to St. Annís Church, Sommerville, Mass.
(Aug. 22, 1998)
CLARENCE GINGERICH
BUNKER HILL, Ind.-Clarence ìGingerî Gingerich, 68, formerly of Loogootee, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Goodwill Cemetery with military graveside rites.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. There will also be visitation on Tuesday evening from 2 to 8 at the Allen Funeral Home in Bunker Hill, Ind.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1929 in Goshen to William and Lizzie Wagler Gingerich. He married Doris Williams on Jan. 17, 1954 and she survives.
Gingerich was a retired US Air Force veteran and a retiree from General Motors in Kokomo, Ind. He owned and managed the Ginger Mobile Park in Bunker Hill, Ind. He was a member of: Bunker Hill Masonic Lodge; Peru Eastern Star; IBN Saud Kokomo, Ind.; life member of the Disabled American Veterans; VFW Post 112 Bunker Hill; Fort Wayne Scottish Rite; Wabash Commandery #37; Kokomo Shrine Club; Murat Temple, Indianapolis and Good Sam Travel Club.
Also surviving are six brothers, George Gingerich, Montgomery; Joe Gingerich, Goshen, Ind.; Pete Gingerich, Dundee, Ohio; William Gingerich, Jr., New Concord, Ohio; Jake Gingerich, Graceton, Minn. and Herman Gingerich, Greencastle, Penn. and two sisters, Lydia Kauffman, Middleburg, Ind. and Julian Yoder, Hicksville, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Memorial donations may be made to the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, Loogootee United Methodist Church or the Indiana Masonic Home.
(Aug. 22, 1998)

MERLE PICKEL, SR.
BRUCEVILLE-Merle Kenneth Pickel, Sr., 78, died at 12:45 p.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Private funeral services will be Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary Cooper will officiate. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
He was born on Oct. 26, 1919 in Indianapolis to Basyl and Gertrude (Overbay) Pickel. He married Audrey Fellows in 1941 and she preceded him in death on April 28, 1991.
Pickel was retired from Crane Ammunition Depot where he had been a welder. He was also a US Navy member during World War II serving in the South Pacific. He was a Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite in Evansville and VFW member. He had lived in Bruceville for the past two years and lived most of his life in Steen Township.
Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn Owens, Huntington Beach, Calif.; two sons, Merle Pickel, Jr. and Jerry Pickel, both of Bloomington and seven grandchildren.
(Aug. 21, 1998)

FREEDA SMILEY
ODON-Freeda B. Smiley, 89, died at the Grandview Conv. Center, Martinsville, Ind., Sunday at 4:35 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Odon United Methodist Church. The Rev. John Williams will officiate. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and 10 a.m. until services at the Church on Wednesday.
She was born in Burns City, Ind. on Dec. 13, 1909 to Silas and Ollie (Bowman) Crane. She married William Smiley and he preceded her in death in 1986.
Smiley worked as a cook at the Odon High School for 23 years and was an Odon United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are two sons, Williams I. Smiley, Plainfield and Robert A. Smiley, Frankfort, N.Y.; two daughters, Janey Foster, Bloomfield and Helen Smith, Martinsville; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and two sisters, Coy Beasley, Odon and Mildred Inman, Loogootee. She was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
(Aug. 23, 1998)

Funeral
GENE COOLEY
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Forrest Eugene ìGeneî Cooley with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant. Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery. The pallbearers were Washington Catholic High School Basketball team members: Jon Casper, Scott Gillum, Keith Lynch, Derek McCan, Chris Killion, Scott Wood and Adam Abel. The honorary pallbearers were Leo Kenny Hand and Dan Shake. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.


Obituaries Aug. 21, 1998
LARRY RICHARDSON
LOOGOOTEE-Larry W. Richardson, 58, died at 4:51 this morning at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Aug. 21, 1998)
LENA LINDSEY
BICKNELL-Lena Emmaline (Hornback) Lindsey, 91, died at 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Cooper will officiate.
Visitation will be at Wampler-Shaw Chapel Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
(Aug. 20, 1998)

DONALD KETCHEM
INDIANAPOLIS-Donald W. Ketchem, 58, died Wednesday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery. The Rev. Steven Kelm will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
He was born in Elnora on Sept. 21, 1939 to Charles Willis and Eva (Thomas) Ketchem. He married Diane Lee and she survives.
Ketchem was a field audit supervisor with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development for 26 years. He was also a member of the Central Avenue Methodist Church and American Legion. He served in the U.S. Army.
Also surviving are a son, Douglas W. Ketchem, Indianapolis; a daughter, Dee Dee Ketchem, Indianapolis; a granddaughter; five sisters, Lois Malone, Elnora; Lucille Mumma, Lyons; Sue Pickett, Newberry; Naomi Bechtel, Harroldsburg, Ky. and Darlene Chamberlain, Craig, Colo. and a brother, Danny Ketchem, Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Goad and a brother, Charles Ketchem.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Avenue Methodist Church, Indianapolis.
(Aug. 19, 1998)

Funerals
MAUNTIE REED
The funeral for Mauntie Alice Reed was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bob Walker, Kenneth Miller, Larry Miller, Bernard Miller, Jerry Miller and Fred Wise.
FRED SANDERS
The funeral for Frederick Leroy Sanders was at 10:30 a.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home with the Rev. Warren Stewart officiating. Interment was in Sunset Cemetery, Rockport, at 2 p.m.August 20, 1998


Obituaries Aug. 20, 1998
MEDFORD WILLIAMS
MARTINSVILLE, Ind.-Medford E. Williams, 78, died at 7:58 p.m. Monday at the Morgan County Hospital, Martinsville.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Martinsville. Dr. Larry Kuntz will officiate. Interment will be at the Friendship Park Cemetery, Paragon. American Legion and VFW will have military honors at the graveside.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at Costin Funeral Chapel, 539 East Washington St., Martinsville. Masonic service is tonight at 7.
He was born on Sept. 3, 1919 in Trinity Springs, Ind. to Walter S. and Lula Grace (Williams) Williams. He married Betty Mae (Arthur) Williams on April 17, 1943 and she survives.
Williams, 1937 Washington High School graduate, started working at the Martinsville Post Office in 1947, he retired in 1981 as the Post Master. At 19 he was the J.C. Grocery in Martinsville manager which he did for two years. He was also part-time barber for 27 years. He was a First Christian Church member. He was also a Masonic Lodge #74 F&AM, Order Eastern Star, Scottish Rite, American Legion #230 and Martinsville Noon Lions Club. He was a Staff Sergeant in the Army with the Army Engineers during World War II and served five years.
Also surviving are a grandson, a granddaughter, a brother, Malcolm Williams, Washington; two sisters, Erna Mae Reynolds, Evansville and Gertrude Holtz, Dearborn, Mich.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Sue Rutledge; a brother, Howard A. Williams and two sisters, Julia Coxson and Mildred Eddingfield.
(Aug. 17, 1998)
FRED SANDERS
BICKNELL-Fred Leroy Sanders, 56, formerly of Rockport, died at 12:58 a.m. Wednesday at the Bicknell Rehabilitation Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home with the Rev. Warren Stewart officiating. Interment will be at the Sunset Cemetery in Rockport at 2 p.m.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
He was born on July 13, 1942 in Newtonville, Ind. to William and Helen (Cooper) Sanders. His mother, Helen Sanders Payne, survives.
Sanders was a handyman and an Army Veteran. He was a Bicknell resident for nine to 10 years.
Also surviving are four sisters, Frances McNeely, Bicknell; Wanda Good, Hammond, Ind.; Effie Hempfling, Evansville and Lottie Payne, Owensboro, Ky. and four brothers, William Sanders, Hammond, Ind.; Ronnie, Evansville and John Henry and Robert Sanders, both of Rockport, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his father and a sister.
(Aug. 19, 1998)

LOVELLA BAIR
DUBOIS-Lovella B. Bair, 77, died at 6 a.m. Wednesday at her home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. The Rev. Wilmer Hallman will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 today at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, Jasper and an hour before the 11 a.m. service at the church.
She was born on Dubois on Aug. 22, 1920 to Fred and Sophia Eisenhut. She married Herman G. Bair on Feb. 12, 1946 at St. Paul Lutheran at Haysville. He preceded her in death on May 10.
Bair was a homemaker and St. Paul Lutheran Church, Haysville, member.
Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Schroeder, Dubois; a son, Randall Bair, Dubois; a granddaughter and a brother, Luther Eisenhut, Haysville.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Eisenhut.
Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Paul Church, Haysville.
(Aug. 19, 1998)

MARY NOLEN
ARCADIA, Ind.-Mary Loretta Nolen, 54, died Wednesday at the New Horizons Development Center, Arcadia, Ind.
Graveside rites will be Friday at 11 a.m. at St. Peterís Catholic Cemetery, Montgomery. Local arrangements are being handled by Hartley Funeral Home Arcadia Chapel.
She was born on Sept. 17, 1943 in Washington to Thomas E. and Helen Lucille (Carrico) Nolen. She was a Catholic Church member.
Surviving is a sister, Marilyn S. Morton, Indianapolis.
(Aug. 19, 1998)

LENA LINDSEY
BICKNELL-Lena Emmaline (Hornback) Lindsey, 91, died at 7:30 this morning at the Daviess County Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery.
She was born on June 1, 1907 in Illinois to John William and Calista (Rutherford) Hornback. She married Dexter D. Lindsey on Dec. 31, 1923 in Robinson, Ill. He preceded her in death on July 31, 1997.
Lindsey was a homemaker.
Surviving are her children, John D. Lindsey, Loogootee; Dexter L. Lindsey, Bicknell; Theora Hollingsworth, Indianapolis and Connie Kerst, Jackson, Mich.; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson.
(Aug. 20, 1998)

GENE COOLEY
Forrest Eugene ìGeneî Cooley, 81, 1803 Grand Avenue, died at his residence Wednesday at 5:40 p.m. He had been in failing health for several weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Maryís Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be at St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. Saturday until the funeral hour.
He was born in Troy, Ind. on Oct. 26, 1916 to David E. and Mary E. (Dillon) Cooley. They preceded him in death. He married Marguerite ìMidgeî Volino on Oct. 19, 1946. She preceded him in death on April 19, 1985.
Cooley, a Troy (Ind.) High School graduate, was a retired insurance agent with National Life and Accident Insurance Co. He was a member of St. Maryís Church, Moose Lodge, American Legion, VFW, F.O.P., AARP and Washington Catholic High School (WCHS) Booster Club. He was a supporter of the WCHS athletic program and an avid Cardinal Basketball team fan. He came to Daviess County in 1953 and attended Vincennes University. He also served in the US Coast Guard during World War II.
Surviving is a sister, Catherine Chandler, Louisville, Ky.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Cooley, on May 21, 1980.
Memorials may be made to the Washington Catholic School Endowment Fund.
(Aug. 19, 1998)


August 19, 1998
Notice
MAUNTIE REED
Mauntie Alice Reed, 103, formerly of Sunset Towers, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday in the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
VFW Auxiliary will conduct memorial services at 6 tonight.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Thursday.
(Aug. 17, 1998)

Obituaries
KEVIN LETT
BICKNELL-Kevin R. Lett, 25, died following an automobile accident Tuesday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church with Fr. William Traylor officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A vigil service will be at 8 p.m. Thursday Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Duesterberg-Frederick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on July 20, 1973 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Timothy ìTimî and Cathie (Wolfe) Lett. He married Brandy Fox on Aug. 29, 1992.
Lett, a 1991 North Knox High School graduate, was a Sergeant at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. He attended St. John Catholic Church. He was also active in parks and rec. basketball and volleyball; Vincennes and Bicknell softball league; US Air Force Desert Storm veteran; served in the Air National Guard and played on the Air Force Basketball Team at Malstrom AFB, Great Falls, Mont.
Surviving are his children Devin R. and Paige Jo-Ann Lett, both at home; paternal grandparents, Betty Roach Lett, Vincennes and the late Ernest Lett; maternal grandparents, Joe and Mary (Hembree) Wolfe, Bicknell and two brothers, Matthew and Jarrod Lett, both of Oaktown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the North Knox Athletic Department
(Aug. 18, 1998)
ZULA MacKINDER
TOLEDO, Ohio-Zula Burton MacKinder, 91, formerly of Washington, died Aug. 12 at the Sunset House Nursing Home, Toledo, Ohio.
The funeral was in Toledo, Ohio on Sunday with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.
She was born to Charles and Viola (Alexander) Burton on July 14, 1907.
MacKinder moved to Toledo, Ohio and later married Alfred MacKinder. They were married almost 50 years and he preceded her in death in 1982.
Surviving are nieces and nephews in Washington and Toledo, Ohio.
(Aug. 12, 1998)

ELLA HUNTER
VINCENNES-Ella Mae Hunter, 82, died at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Fr. William Traylor will officiate. Vigil service will be conducted. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Duesterberg-Frederick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on May 23, 1916 in Vincennes to Sherman and Anna (Preusz) Oakes. She married Walter Hunter and he preceded her in death in 1992.
Hunter was a receptionist for Dr. Johnson DDS and Brassuer Pharmacy. She was also a member of the St. John Catholic Church, K of C Auxiliary and Alter Society.
Surviving are her children: Jayne Hunter Deckard and Larry Hunter, both of Princeton; Terry Hunter, Flat Rock, Ill. and Sue Hunter Jones, Clarimont, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Naomi Neihaus and Viola O. Fuller, both of Vincennes.
She was also preceded in death by a brother James Oakes.
Memorial contributions may be given to the St. John Building Fund.
(Aug. 18, 1998)

WINIFRED WALLACE
Winifred M. Wallace, 83, 520 S.E. Second St., died at 5:37 p.m. Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She had been in failing health for several days.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. on Friday until the funeral hour.
She was born on Feb. 22, 1915 in Montgomery to Ambrose and Edna (Stokes) Summers. They preceded her in death. She married Lewis A. Wallace in October 1931 and he preceded her in death on April 17, 1953.
Wallace was retired from RCA at Bloomington. She attended Montgomery High School. She was a St. Maryís Church, Moose Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary member.
Surviving are her children: Jacqueline R. Mellinger, James A. Wallace and Gail Campbell, all of Washington; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Harold Lew Wallace and a daughter, Nancy Connell.
(Aug. 18, 1998)

ROBERT HARMON
VINCENNES-Robert F. Harmon, 64, died at 7:05 p.m. Monday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church with interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Fr. William Traylor will officiated.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Duesterberg-Frederick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1934 in Olney, Ill. to Charles Edwin and Catherine Frances (Disser) Harmon. He married Anna Kaiser and she preceded him in death in July.
Harmon, a St. Louis School of Pharmacy graduate, was a reg. pharmacist owning and operating Harmon Medical. He was affiliated with Moor and Miller Drug, Kramer Drug, Crestview Pharmacy, Riverfront Pharmacy and Harmon Consulting. She also served as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff for 13 years and was a St. John Catholic Church member.
Surviving are his children: David A. and Christopher Harmon, both of Vincennes; Mark and Thomas Harmon, both of Indianapolis; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter and a sister, Helen Boeye, Palmyra, N.Y. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, a granddaughter and a brother.
Memorial contributions may be given to CEF or St. John Building Fund.
(Aug. 17, 1998)

Funeral
MARY CANNON
The funeral for Mary H. Cannon was at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee with the Rev. Ralph Tomson officiating. Pallbearers were: Chuck McCallister, Brian Morris, David Bryant, Chris Hayes and John and Jim Cannon, Jr. The honorary pallbearer was Kenneth McCallister.


August 18, 1998
Obituaries
MAUNTIE REED
Mauntie Alice Reed, 103, formerly of Sunset Towers, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday in the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1895 in Daviess County to Lewis L. and Alice (Farris) Miller. She married John H. Reed on April 5, 1925 and he preceded her in death in January 1936.
Reed formerly worked at Vincennes Packing Co., Reliance Mfg. Co. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Amoma Class of the Church, last Charter Member of the VFW Auxiliary, Pythian Sisters and War Mothers. She had also attended Washington Township Schools.
Surviving are a daughter, Virginia Stern, Washington; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Henrietta Walker, Pickneyville, Ill.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Lewis Reed; three sisters and four brothers.
(Aug. 17, 1998)

Funerals
ANDREA THORNBURY
The funeral for Andrea Thornbury was at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Elnora Christian Church. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens with Bro. Fred Whitacre officiating. Pallbearers were: Brad Wehmiller, Mike Wehmiller, Lowell White, Mason Biehl, Steven Biehl, Kevin Biehl and Nathan Deatherage.
CARLTON REED
The funeral for Carlton Reed was at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment was at the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bennie Graber, Jerome Graber, Jack Graber, Norman L. Stoll, E. Dale Stoll and Benjamin Miller.

MARGARET PALMER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Simonís Church for the funeral for Margaret Palmer. Interment was at St. Johnís Cemetery with Fr. David Martin as the celebrant. Pallbearers were: Gene and John Wood, Charles Bledsoe, Robert Wathen, Paul Ebler and Joey Summers.


August 17, 1998
Obituaries
PATRICIA LEWIS
NEW ALBANY, Ind.-Patricia A. Lewis, 71, formerly of Jeffersonville, died at 12:10 a.m. Friday at the Robert E. Lee Retirement Inn, New Albany.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Augustine Church with Fr. Clifford Vogelsang officiating. Burial will follow in the Eastern Cemetery, Jeffersonville.
There will be no visitation. She will be cremated.
She was born on Dec. 24, 1926 in Washington to Paul Frederick and Mary E. (Cavanaugh) Walters. They preceded him in death. She married James A. Lewis, Jr. and he preceded her in death on June 30, 1984.
Lewis was a retired clerk in county government with the Clark County Auditor/Treasurer. She was also a member of St. Augustine Church.
Surviving are three sons, Kip Lewis, Scottsburg; Chris and Doug Lewis, both of Jeffersonville; two daughters, Ann Lewis, Jeffersonville and Sara Bullington, New Albany; a brother, Jack Walters, Trenton, Mich.; a sister, Sally Young, Washington and nine grandchildren.
Expressions of sympathy may be given to the American Heart Association.
(Aug. 14, 1998)
CORA HOWARD
PETERSBURG-Cora M. Howard, 78, died at 2:15 a.m. Saturday at her residence.
Private graveside services will be conducted.
There will be no visitation.
She was born on Oct. 13, 1919 in Indiana to James and Lena (Maple) Hemley. She married Dennis C. Howard and he preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1984.
Howard was an Air Force veteran.
Surviving are a son, Tracey Lee Howard, Petersburg; a daughter, Holly D. Wineinger, Petersburg and three grandchildren.
(Aug. 15, 1998)

JOHN SMITH
VINCENNES-John B. Smith, 73, died at 6:22 a.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, Tuesday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Loy Baird will officiate. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born to Wright and Caldonia (Ingersol) Smith on Jan. 13, 1925 in Knox County. They preceded him in death. He married E. Izetta Watkins on June 10, 1989 and she survives.
Smith had worked as an insurance agent and district supervisor for Western-Southern Life Insurance Company.
Also surviving are three sons, Paul W., John ìZekeî and David ìRockyî Smith all of Vincennes; two daughters, Judy Mayhorn, Washington and Vickie Smith, Vincennes; three stepsons, Mark May, Vincennes; Roger Petrashek, Lawrenceville, Ill. and William May, Las Vegas, Nev.; two stepdaughters, Marilyn May, Odon and Florence Mae Cochran, Lawrenceville, Ill.; 35 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
(Aug. 16, 1998)

Funeral
EVELYN McCLELLAN
The funeral for Evelyn McClellan was at 2 p.m. Friday at the Odon First Christian Church. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated. Pallbearers were: James R. Thompson, B.J. Sanders, Ronald Gee, Russell Hamlin, Dick Cottrell and Bob Franklin.


August 15, 1997
Obituaries
ANDREA THORNBURY
ELNORA-Andrea Thornbury, 17, died Friday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Elnora Christian Church. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens with Bro. Fred Whitacre officiating.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1980 in Daviess County to Rex and Diana (Wehmiller) Thornbury.
Thornbury, a 1998 North Daviess High School graduate, was a Vincennes University student and lifelong community resident. She was also a former North Daviess Singers and North Daviess Choir member.
Surviving are her parents, Rex and Kim Thornbury, Elnora and Diane (Wehmiller) Thornbury, Seymour; two stepbrothers, Nathan Deatherage and Matthew Young and a stepsister, Nicole Young, all of Elnora; paternal grandparents, Ralph and Geneive Thornbury, Franklin; maternal grandparents, William and Roseanna Wehmiller, Seymour; great-grandmother, Dorothy Thornbury, Franklin and stepgrandmother, Dee Clifford, Sandborn.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Andrea Thornbury Scholarship Fund in care of First National Bank, Odon.
(Aug. 14, 1998)
MARGARET PALMER
Margaret Louise Palmer, 85, 704 SE First St., died at 10:45 a.m. Friday at the Daviess County Hospital. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Simonís Church. Interment will be at St. Johnís Cemetery with Fr. David Martin officiating.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. There will be a Christian wake service at 7 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on April 23, 1913 in Washington to Charles Moses and Dora Dell (Drew) Wood. They preceded her in death. She married LaVerne Palmer on April 17, 1937 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 1995.
Palmer was a hotel and motel manager. She was a member of the St. Simonís Church, Home Ec. Club and Womenís Democrat Club. She lived most of her live in the community and attended Washington schools.
Surviving are a son, Roger C. Palmer, Ocala, Fla.; a daughter, Paula Baker, Orlando, Fla.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bob and Gene Wood, both of Washington and three sisters, Agnes Wildman, Kathleen Bass and Wilma Summers, all of Washington.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Chick and James Wood and two sisters, Loretta Critchlow and Dorothy Wathen.
(Aug. 14, 1998)

MARY CANNON
Mary H. Cannon, 90, 906 W. Van Trees St., formerly of the Alfordsville Community, died at the Daviess County Hospital Friday at 9:15 a.m. She had been in failing health for the last three months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed L. Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee. Pastor Ralph Thompson officiated.
Friends may call at the Ed L. Lee Mortuary Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Tuesday until the funeral hour.
She was born on Nov. 13, 1907 in Toronto, Canada to Henry and Louise (Henderson) Frost. She married James S. Cannon on Oct. 21, 1927 in Wayne, Mich. and he preceded her in death on March 26, 1967.
Cannon had engaged in farming with her husband. She came to the United States in 1921 and to Daviess County in 1950. She was a former Alfordsville Christian Church member and attended Canadian schools.
Surviving are her children, Audrey Faunce and James Cannon, both of Washington; Marjorie Williams, Donna Pinnick and Carol Strong, all of Indianapolis and Pauline Trawick, Milton, Fla.; 20 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Helen McCallister; two sisters and a brother.
(Aug. 14, 1998)

Funeral
PHILLIP SLOAN
The funeral for Phillip Sloan was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 1 p.m. at the Walnut Hills Cemetery. The Rev. Fred Singer officiated. Pallbearers were: Eric Sloan, Bruce Hensley, Roger Sloan, Chuck Lawrence, Brian Gray and Todd Boger.


August 13, 1998
Obituaries
NORMA LUNDY
SHOALS-Norma Kay Lundy, 60, died at her residence Tuesday.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Mount Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home Friday.
She was born on Sept. 16, 1937 in Martin County to Charles and Hilda (Hobson) Arvin. They preceded her in death. She married James Lundy on Nov. 1, 1961 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 1993.
Lundy was retired from NWSC Crane after 18 years. She was also a member of the Church of Christ in Christian Union.
Surviving are a son, William Lundy, Shoals; a stepson, James R. Lundy, Brazil; a stepdaughter, Ruth Ann Perry, Linton; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
(Aug. 11, 1998)
PHILLIP SLOAN
PETERSBURG-Phillip Sloan, 56, died of natural causes at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Petersburg Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 1 p.m. at the Walnut Hills Cemetery. The Rev. Fred Singer will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 3 to 8 and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Dec. 12, 1941 in Murray, Ky. to George and Claudine Sloan. He married Sharon Gray and she survives.
Sloan was a former truck driver and had worked at Jasper Wood Products. He was a veteran and American Legion, Oakland City, member. He was also a Gospel Center Church, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are two sons, Phillip Eric and Roger Dale Sloan; three daughters, Christine and Robyn Lynn Ritchey and Ruby Sloan; two stepsons, Scott Krieg and Tyler Flower; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(Aug. 11, 1998)

Funeral
MARIE NORRINGTON
The funeral for Marie L. Norrington was at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Vincennes Avenue Wesleyan Church with the Rev. John Cissell officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Darvin Norrington, Earl Norrington, George E. Norrington, Robert Townley, David Gottschall and Joseph Williams.

August 12, 1998
Obituaries
JEANE KIRCHOFF
MIDDLEBURY, Ind.-Jeane Walker Kirchoff, 76, formerly of Bicknell, died at the Goshen General Hospital Monday at 3:35 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, Bicknell, Thursday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate. Interment will be at the Bethel Cemetery, Freelandville, Ind.
Friends may call tonight from 4 to 8.
She was born on Jan. 3, 1922 in Decker, Ind. to Cadmus and Lucinda (Dean) Walker. She married Eugene J. Kirchoff in St. Louis, Mo. on Jan. 19, 1942 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1981.
Kirchoff was a housewife and Gossard Manufactur employee. She was a Decker High School graduate and Bicknell First Baptist Church member.
Surviving are a daughter, Beverly Rissot, Goshen; a brother, Charles Walker, Bicknell; three sisters, Arlie Sanders, Evansville; Martha Ehlers, Decker and Helen Nims, Bustolville, Ohio; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
(Aug. 10, 1998)
JESSICA OSBORNE
LOOGOOTEE-Jessica K. ìJackieî Osborne, 46, died at 9:45 p.m. Monday at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus Ohio.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Alfordsville Christian Church with burial to follow in the Alfordsville Community Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee and from 1 p.m. until the service hour on Friday at the church.
She was born on April 23, 1952 in Findlay, Ohio to James and Barbara (Spearman) Clabaugh. Her father preceded her in death while her mother survives in Findlay, Ohio. She married Marvin Osborne on Oct. 21, 1989 and he survives.
Osborne, a Van Buren (Ohio) High School graduate, was a registered nurse where she had worked at local home health care agencies, including Partners Home Heath Care in Jasper. She was also instrumental in starting two heath care agencies. She was a former Martin County health nurse and supervisor. She has also worked at Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green, Ohio and Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, Ohio. She also graduated from Lima (Ohio) Tech/OSU were she earned her nursing degree.
She was a member of the Alfordsville Christian Church where she taught vacation bible school and Sunday School. She was also a Alfordsville Secret Sisters member. She was an honorable discharged Army Veteran where she was an emergency room medic serving in Germany.
Also surviving are a son, Michael T. Clabaugh, Loogootee; a brother, James W. Clabaugh, Baton Rouge, La.; a sister, Bonnie Jo Altman, Bluffton, Ohio; two halfbrothers, Sammy and David Huntington, both of Findlay, Ohio and her maternal grandmother, Grace Spearman, Findlay, Ohio.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael Clabaugh; her maternal grandfather, Mervin Spearman and a stepson, Jeremy Osborne.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alfordsville Christian Church.
(Aug. 10, 1998)

LUCILLE HARP
BLOOMINGTON-Luiclle L. (Crane) Harp, 83, died at the Hospitality House Monday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Allen Funeral Home, 300 East Third St., Bloomington. The Rev. Merla Craig will officiate. Interment will be in the Valhalla Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Eastern Star services will be at 7:30 tonight.
She was born on Jan. 14, 1915 in Martin County to Grant D. and Elizabeth (Sargent) Crane. Her husband, Lloyd Dale Harp, preceded her in death in 1979.
Harp was an assembler at RCA for many years and a cook at Monroe County School Corp. She was a member of the Extension Homemakers Club, Old Salem Methodist Church and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Stanford.
Surviving are four daughters, Marilyn Sue Kramer, Indianapolis; Norma Jean Knapp, Shirley L. Wilson and Georgia Davis, all of Bloomington; a son, James L. Harp, Bloomington; 12 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Paris, Homer and Ray Crane; five sisters, Emma Lewis, Bernice Webster, Beatrice Inman and Nellie Hert and an infant sister.
(Aug. 10, 1998)

DONALD CUNNINGHAM
HOOPESTON, Ill.-Donald Joe Cunningham, 66, died at 9:45 a.m. Sunday at the Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital.
Graveside funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Floral Hill Cemetery, Hoopeston.
He was born on Jan. 8, 1932 in Washington to Theodore and Jane Lett Cunningham. He married Mary Frances Calvert on Feb. 27, 1980 at Aurora, Ill. She survives.
Cunningham was the midwest sales manager for the Firestone Tire Company. He worked for the company for 26 years, retiring in April 1988.
Also surviving are his mother, Jane Lewis, Washington; three sons, Robert Cunningham, Denver, Colo.; David Cunningham, Loveland, Colo. and Kevin Cunningham, Scipio, Ind.; five daughters, Jo Ann Cunningham and Lisa Hyatt, both of Loveland, Colo.; Delma Stahl, Hebron, Ky.; Julie Strickland and Tracy Metz, both of Columbus, Ohio; several grandchildren; a stepdaughter, Patricia Haistip, Hoopeston; two stepsons, Dean Sandefur, Hoopeston and Jerry Sandefur, Hickory, S.C.; a brother, Dean Cunningham, Washington; two sisters, Carolyn Shaner, Monroe City and Norma Largent, Indiantown, Fla.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1810 Woodfield Drive, Savoy, Ill. 61874.
(Aug. 9, 1998)

EVELYN McCLELLAN
ODON-Evelyn B. McClellan, 77, died Tuesday at 3:38 p.m. at the Daviess County Hospital. She was seriously ill for a week.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Odon First Christian Church. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and at the church Friday after 10 a.m.
She was born on Oct. 12, 1920 in Daviess County to Edward and Maude (McNabb) Jackson. She married S. Sherman McClellen on Sept. 11, 1935.
McClellan was a homemaker, lifelong community member and Odon First Christian Church member. Also, she was an Odon Eastern Star and Rebekah Lodge member.
Surviving are two sons, Sherman Neal McClellan, Beech Grove and Alan Kent McClellan, Evansville; a daughter, Janie Sue Hollis, Odon; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters.
(Aug. 11, 1998)

Funerals
MAXINE HARPER
The funeral for Maxine Harper was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery with Bro. Richard Crabtree officiating. Pallbearers were: Whitney Brown, Wesley Brown, Wyatt Brown, Jhance Wittmer, Geoffrey Wood and Jeff Gee.
DORA MCNABB
The funeral for Dora Mae McNabb was at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment was in Walnut Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Frank Oakman officiating.

FLOYD REED
Funeral services for Floyd Reed were at 2 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary, with the Rev. Lowell Will officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers were: Jim Traylor, John Healy, Roman Wagler, Thomas Hughes, Cecil Petty, and Jim Murphy. Full military honors were accorded by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.


August 11, 1998
Obituary
SALLY KELLY
RENO, Nev.-Sally Charlynne Harder Kelly, 53, formerly of Shoals, died July 28 in a single car accident in Lassen County, Calif.
Memorial services will be at the Shoals Christian Church Saturday at 2 p.m. Darrin Belcher will officiate with interment in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Queen-Lee Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on May 15, 1945 in Washington to Charles Conrad Harder and Evelyn Marie Jones Harder.
Kelly worked at the Sierra Army Depot, Herlong, Calif. and Crane Army Ammunition Activity. She had attended Shoals schools and was a Vincennes University graduate.
Surviving are a daughter, Anita Jo Kelly-Hash, Reno, Nev.; a sister, Elizabeth A. Lysinger, Lafayette; a brother, Bradley John Harder, Shoals and four grandchildren.
(July 28, 1998)


August 10, 1998
Obituaries
PENNY SCHUCKMAN
MONROE CITY-Penny J. Schuckman, 55, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday at 11 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Indiana Presbyterian Church Tuesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Dan Lamey will officiate.
Burial will be in the Wildwood Cemetery at Indiana Presbyterian Church.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes.
She was born to Gerald and Mildred (Belcher) Burke on Dec. 29, 1942 in Vincennes. Her parents survive in Monroe City. She married David Schuckman on Aug. 18, 1963 and he survives.
Schuckman was a registered nurse for Dr. Kelly, member of Indiana Presbyterian Church, Presby Singers member, Director for the Knox County Fair and Director for the 4-H Queen Pageant.
Also surviving are a son, Jade Schuckman, Monroe City; daughter, Beth Ann Wagner, Indianapolis; a grandson and a brother, Brad Burke, Wheatland.
(Aug. 8, 1998)
IDA MESSEL
MONROE CITY-Ida Elizabeth Messel, 81, died at 9:10 p.m. Saturday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Brockman & Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Jim Nickless will officiate with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born on Nov. 25, 1916 in Cannelburg to Samuel Marion and Grace Viola (Olmstead) Hatton. They preceded her in death. She married Jess Larenzo Messel in June 1936 and he preceded her in death in 1977.
Messel had worked in the Knox County Auditorís Office and also retired from Vincennes University where she worked in the Housing Department and as a night clerk in the residence hall. She had formerly been a ABWA member.
Surviving are two sons, Jess L. Messel, II, Vincennes and Samuel Anthony Messel, Spartinburg, S.C.; her daughter, Rosemary Alice Ellett, Washington; a sister, Marion (Hatton) Biddle, Terre Haute; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Joan (Messel) Hollen; two sisters, Ethel Mae Dellinger and Jessie Alice (Hatton) Adkins; four brothers, Robert Farrell Hatton, Sr.; Walter Kensler Hatton, John Earl Hatton and William Hatton.
(Aug. 8, 1998)

ELMA KETTELHUT
BICKNELL-Elma Kettelhut, 87, died at the Crestview Nursing Home Sunday at 6:45 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, Bicknell. The Revs. Don Chambers and Gary Cooper will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Wampler-Shaw Chapel.
She was born on Nov. 7, 1910 to Lee Andrew and Melissa (Ragains) Foreman in Gibson City, Ill. She was a widow. She had been married to Peter B. Fowler on Jan. 4, 1927 until 1939. She was then married to Oscar Kettelhut on June 2, 1955 through Oct. 7, 1975.
Kettelhut had worked at Crane Navel. She was a Bicknell United Methodist Church member and through her life lived in Wanataw and Pitsboro, Ill., but spent most of her life in Bicknell. She was also a Pink Lady at the Good Samaritan Hospital for 20 years.
Surviving are her children, Barbara Privett, Bicknell; Peter Fowler, Jr., Phoenix, Ariz.; William Fowler, Anchorage, Alaska; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Betty Seaton in 1985 and two sisters.
(Aug. 9, 1998)

MAXINE HARPER
ODON-Maxine A. Harper, 78, died at her residence Saturday at 10:30 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months and seriously ill for four months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on Feb. 18, 1920 in Daviess County to Vernon and Ruby G. (Young) Sears. She married Cletus Harper on Oct. 9, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1981.
Harper was a beautician for 30 years working at Maxineís Beauty Shop.
She was a lifelong community member and Odon First Christian Church member.
Surviving are two daughters Judy Brown and Peggy Wittmer, both of Odon; eight grandchildren and a sister, Jean Wood, Fort Wayne.
(Aug. 8, 1998)

DORA MCNABB
AVON, Ind.-Dora Mae McNabb, 85, died at the Hartland Health Care Center, Avon, Ind., Sunday at 11:40 a.m.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Frank Oakman officiating. Friends may call from noon until 3 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Jan. 24, 1913 in Daviess County to John Wm. and Alma (Hoverstock) Burress. She married Victor McNabb and he preceded her in death in 1987.
McNabb was a homemaker.
Surviving are four daughters, Naomi Ruth Baskerville, Speedway; Alma Jane Denton, Indianapolis; Nancy Elen Lawson, Leberal, Kan. and Mary Kathern Jaynes, Houston, Texas; two sons, David Eugene McNabb, Brownsburg, Ind. and Victor Ray McNabb, Corina, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and a sister, Margaret Stoner, Brownsburg.
She was also preceded in death by seven sisters and a brother.
(Aug. 9, 1998)

MARIE NORRINGTON
Marie Louise Norrington, 72, 1414 McCormick Avenue, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 3:05 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Vincennes Avenue Wesleyan Church with the Rev. John Cissell officiating. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
She was born on May 28, 1926 in Pike County to Edward Hamilton and Ida Elizabeth (Hill) Reedy. She married George Adrain Norrington on March 19, 1958 and he survives.
Also surviving are five daughters, Mary Fisher, Teresa Townley and Cheryl Gottschall, all of Washington; Julia Tyree, Mooresville and Sharon Reynolds, Madisonville, Ky.; three sons, Mark A. Norrington, Washington; George E. Norrington, Otwell and Rick J. White, Branchville, Ind.; a grandson, Charley Crowley, Washington, who was raised by Mr. and Mrs. Norrington; 36 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
(Aug. 9, 1998)

SARAH WAY
The funeral for Sarah F. Way, 90, formerly of Washington, was at 2 p.m. today at the Old Cathedral with burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
The Duesterbergy-Frederick Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Oct. 25, 1907 in Brazil, Ind. to Pete and Amabila Nicolletto Argenta. She married Harry F. Way and he preceded her in death.
Way was a ticket agent for Bus Co. in Washington and was a member of the Old Cathedral and Daughters of Isabella.
Surviving is a sister, Numa Argenta, Vincennes.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Americo Argenta, on Jan. 5.

Funeral
KATHY ROBINSON
Funeral services for Kathy Ann Robinson were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gill Chapel. The Revs. Roger Helton and Robert Harting officiated. Interment was in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Roger Robinson, Jason Robinson, Mason Robinson, Alex Einikis, Brian Veale and Beau Miley.


Aug. 7, 1998
Obituaries
KATHY ROBINSON
Kathy Ann Robinson, 38, Rt. 4, died Wednesday at 9:58 p.m. at the Daviess County Hospital. She had been ill nine years and seriously ill two days.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gill Chapel. The Revs. Roger Helton and Robert Harting will officiate. Interment will be in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Saturday. An Eastern Star memorial service will be Friday at 6:30 p.m.
She was born Feb. 20, 1960, to Robert Keith and Mary Ellen (Veale) Purcell. She married Richard L. Robinson Jr. on Feb. 7, 1981.
She graduated from Washington High School in 1978, and attended Oakland City College.
She attended Aikman Creek Baptist Church and was a member of the Glendale Lodge No. 461 of the Eastern Star and Jolly Co-workers Homemakers Club.
Surviving are her mother, Mary Ellen Purcell, Rt. 4; husband, Richard L. Robinson Jr., Rt. 4, and two sons, Richard Lee Robinson III. and Robert Levi ìRobî Robinson, both at home; and a brother, Keith A. Purcell, Washington.
(Aug. 5, 1998)
HELEN ROGERS
EDWARDSPORT-- Helen Rogers, 93, died Thursday at 12:37 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home Chapel, Bicknell. The Rev. Marvin Deerhake will officiate. Interment will be in the Town Cemetery, Edwardsport.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
She was born March 18, 1905, in Linton to Charles and Gertrude (Bramble) Kristley. She married Purcey Phillip Rogers on Oct. 23, 1924, and he died.
She was employed as a school cook for the North Knox School Corporation. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Edwardsport.
Surviving are two children, Gordon Rogers, Vero Beach, Fla., and Keith Rogers, Bicknell; seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and one granddaughter.
(Aug. 6, 1998)

DAVID SANDERS
Funeral services for David Gene Sanders was held Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Darrin Belcher officiated. Burial was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Curtis Sanders, Kenneth Sanders Jr., Billy Hart, Rick Sanders, John Chattin and Jeff Lundy.

Aug. 5, 1998
Obituaries
SANDRA PHILLIPS
Sandra Phillips, 53, died of natural causes Sunday at 12:32 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Henry Leehe will officiate. Burial will be in the Public Cemetery at Iva.
Friends may visit from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Harris Funeral Home and from 8 a.m. until the service on Wednesday.
She was born March 29, 1945, in Otwell to Eugene Gray and the late Allene Gene Eisele Gray. She married Jack R. Phillips, and he died Jan. 10, 1992.
She was employed at Wal-Mart in Jasper. She was a member of the Moose Ladies Auxiliary of Petersburg.
Surviving are her father, Eugene Gray, and step-mother, Minnie P. Gray, both of Otwell; two sons, Jack L. Phillips, Otwell, and Tony L. Phillips, Washington; a brother, Gary E. Gray, Helper, Utah; and a niece.
(Aug. 2, 1998)
FLOYD DAVIDSON
BICKNELL-- Floyd E. Davidson, 90, died Monday at 5:08 p.m. at the Crestview Convalescent Center in Vincennes.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home-Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation was set for Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McClure Funeral Home--Bicknell Chapel.
Davidson was born June 23, 1908, in Wylam, Ala., to David and Lillie (Miller) Davidson. He married Dorothy Cunningham, and she died Sept. 14, 1995.
He was the owner of Davidson Insurance Agency of Bicknell for 31 years and former manager of the Bicknell Auto License Branch.
He attended Bicknell First Baptist Church and was Past Commander of Bicknell American Legion. He was a member of the Bicknell V.F.W., Bicknell Elks, Moose, D.A.V. and the French Club. He was an Army Veteran of WWII with the 99th Reconnaissance of the 99th Division.
He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
(Aug. 3, 1998)

ALBERT LAWYER
Funeral services for Albert T. Lawyer were held today at 10:30 a.m. at the Gill Chapel.
The Revs. Warren Hency and Dennis Patton officiated. Intement was in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Casketbearers were Brent Lawyer, Jay Lawyer, Steve Lawyer, Glenn Lawyer, Rodney Harner, Joe Traylor, Ron Morgan and Phil Newton.
Honorary bearers were Fred Lawyer, Joseph Lawyer, Jerry Lawyer, Charles Lawyer, Gerald Harner, Charles LeFevre and James Kirchoff.

FLOYD ALFORD
Funeral services for Floyd Sam Alford were held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Gill Chapel.
The Revs. David Harker and William Malott officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Casketbearers were Steve Alford, Sean Alford, Larry Robinson, Phillip Reister, Robin Reister and Richard Hand.

WANDA OSMON
ODON-- Wanda Lee Osmon, 80, died at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Ketcham Memorial Nursing Home.
Arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Odon.
(Aug. 2, 1998)

Aug. 3, 1998
Obituaries
ALBERT T. LAWYER
Albert T. Lawyer, 68, Rt. 3, died Friday at 11:43 p.m. at the Daviess County Hospital
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Gill Chapel. Officiating at the funeral service will be the Revs. Warren Hency and Dennis Patton. Interment will be in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
He was born Oct. 5, 1929, in Daviess County to Albert T. Lawyer Sr. and Mary (Cutshall) Lawyer. He married Betty Wise Jan. 8, 1950, and she survives.
He was a farmer in Daviess County for 50 years. He was a 1948 graduate of Washington High School. He was a member of the Church of God.
Surviving are is wife; a daughter, Lynette Price, Bedford; a son, John Mark Lawyer, Cannelburg; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild; four brothers, James Fred Lawyer, Fairfield, Ohio, Joseph and Jerry Lawyer, Washington, and Charles Lawyer, Seymour; two sisters, Joyce LeFevre, Vincennes, and Beverly Harner, Washington.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Imogene Kirchoff.
(July 31, 1998)
DR. MICHAEL BUBALO
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo.-- Dr. Michael J. Bubalo, 69, formerly of Odessa, Mo., died Saturday at his home.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Peter United Methodist Church, Blue Springs, Mo. The burial will be in the Blue Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the church.
He was born on July 15, 1929, in Duluth, Minn., the son of Daniel Rudolph and Anne Pecharich Bubalo. He married Katheryn M. Hays on Aug. 19, 1951, in Glenwood, Iowa.
Dr. Bubalo graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Mo., in 1952. He lived and practiced in Blue Springs since 1975. Prior to that, he lived and practiced in Odessa, Mo., since 1952.
Dr. Bubalo was a member of St. Peter United Methodist Church of Blue Springs and a 46-year member of the Missouri State Chiropractic Association. He was president of Dist. No. 2 from 1981 until 1984.
He was voted Chiropractor of the Year in 1984. He received the Pioneer Award in his District in 1991.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy M. Bubalo; four sons, Brian Bubalo, Blue Springs, Mo.; Alan Bubalo, Washington; Mark Bubalo, Blue Springs, Mo.; Keith Bubalo, Fishers; two brothers, Robert Bubalo, Duluth, Minn., and Rudy Bubalo, Cleveland, Ohio; and 14 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the building fund at the St. Peter United Methodist Church of Blue Springs, Mo., or the Odessa Youth, Inc., c/o the Bank of Odessa, Odessa, Mo., 64076.
(Aug. 1, 1998)

Funerals
BRENDA MILTON
The funeral for Brenda Milton was 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Gill Chapel. Pastor Maury Brenneman officiated. Interment was in St. Peterís Cemetery, Montgomery.
Pallbearers were Dwayne Murphy, Shawn Murphy, David Hicks, Michael Potts, Ryan Potts and Kendall Murphy.
VANDALIA KINMAN
PETERSBURG-- Vandalia Kinman, 96, died Saturday at 5:05 p.m. at Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg.
She was born July 18, 1902, to Henry W. and Sarah Dossett Deffendoll. She married Perry Martin, and he died Oct. 26, 1964.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until the funeral at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Frederick will officiate. Burial will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
(Aug. 1, 1998)

IVAN LUDWICK
CINCINNATI, Ohio--Ivan Allen Ludwick, 54, died Saturday.
Friends may call at Miller-Busse and Borgmann Funeral Home, Cincinnati, Tuesday at 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral services at 12:15 p.m.
He is survived by a brother, Dale Luudwick, Orlando, Fla., and two nieces.
If desired, memorials may be directed to the Leukemia Society of America, Southern Ohio Chapter, 100 Merchant Street, Ste. 280,Cincinnati, Ohio 45246.
(Aug. 1, 1998)

HERBERT BLEDSOE
SHOALS-- Herbert Dale ìChippyî Bledsoe, 80, died at 6 a.m. Sunday at Gentlecare Nursing Home in Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Hindostan Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Shoals American Legion.
He was born Feb. 21, 1918, to Jesse and Charlotte (Lottie) Doolie Bledsoe in Martin County.
He was a retired state highway inspector for roads. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was a member of the Shoals American Legion Post 61 and Shoals VFW.
Surviving are a sister and a brother, Margaret Sorrells, Shoals, and William Earl Bledsoe; and several nephews and nieces.
(Aug. 2, 1998)

LEWIS BRIDGEWATER
LOOGOOTEE-- Lewis J. Bridgewater, 92, died at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Gentle Care Nursing Home in Loogootee.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will follow in the Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee. Visitation will be from noon until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born April 13, 1906, in Martin County to John and Mary (Climes) Bridgewater. He was a retired construction worker and a member of the Loogootee United Methodist Church.
He is survived by a nephew, Ted Bridgewater, Loogootee.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.
(Aug. 2, 1998)

GARFFIELD HOWARD
Funeral services for Garfield L. Howard were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Pastor Rick Jackson and David Swarn as the ministers. Interment was in Hawkins Cemetery. The pallbearers were Vincent Knox, Eddie Johnson, Hubert Bledsoe, John Granger, George McElrath and Richard Wright. Honorary bearers were George Bateman, Ira Mattingly and Don Bledsoe. Members of the American Legion--VFW honor guard and Chief Petty Officer Vincent Knox, U.S. Navy, made the flag presentation.


Aug. 1, 1998
Obituaries
FRANKLIN BAUER
The funeral for John Franklin "Frank" Bauer was at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Oak Grove Church, Pennyville, with the Rev. Dan Gilley and Bro. Riker officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Reeve Township. Pallbearers were: Dallas Bauer, Arnold Bauer, Clyde Bauer, Clifford Bauer, Ivan Bauer and Dennis Bauer. Honorary pallbearers were: Raymond Potts, Leland Edwards and Virgil Gingerich.
FANNIE GRABER
The funeral for Fannie Graber was at 10 a.m. Friday at the Providence Mennonite Church with the Revs. Maury Brennaman, Ed Graber and Melvin Paulus officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ervin Graber, Melvin Graber, Ben Graber, Ervin Wagler, Noah Graber and Amos Graber.


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