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Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 30, 1998
BETH OWEN
SHOALS-Beth Owen, 47, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at her residence.
Arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Sept. 29, 1998)
OPAL WININGER
FRENCH LICK-Opal P. Wininger, 98, died Tuesday at the Medco Center, French Lick.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, French Lick, with the Rev. Dennis Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in Ames Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday until service time.
She was born in Princeton to Danial and Rosetta (Braselton) Spore. She married Lanny Wininger on Sept. 14, 1918 and he preceded her in death in 1984.
Wininger was a housewife and West Baden Baptist Church member.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Lee Smith, Washington; Marjorie Bledsoe, Indianapolis and Tressa Flick, West Baden; a son, Dexter Wininger, West Baden; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a daughter, Nona Painter; three brothers, Roy, Herschel and Floyd Spore, all of Vincennes and a sister, Eunice Sheley, Washington.
(Sept. 29, 1998)

VIVIAN MYERS
PETERSBURG-Vivian G. Myers, 85, died in Springfield, Ill. at her residence Monday at 7:51 p.m.
There will be no service. Interment will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, after cremation.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
She was born in Pike County on Nov. 23, 1912 to Elwood and Myrtle (Lemmon) Gray. Her mother later married Wm. Davisson. She married Orgle E. Myers on March 31, 1932. He survives in Petersburg.
Myers graduated from Petersburg High School and from Indiana and Southern Illinois Universities with a masters degree in recreation. She had been an active member of the Red Cross in North Carolina Hospitals during World War II. She belonged to both DAR and Eastern Star for over 50 years each. She and her husband owned and operated Myers Drug Store in Boonville for many years before retiring to Petersburg. In Boonville she had been a Boy and Girl Scouts Leader.
She had worked in the recreation therapy department of Evansville State Hospital. She was also a private activity therapy consultant to many area nursing homes in the southern Indiana and Illinois area.
Also surviving are a son, Woody Myers, San Antonio, Texas; a daughter, Deanie Gaciala, Springfield, Ill. and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a stepsister, Doris Taft.
(Sept. 28, 1998)

CLEO SMITH
A mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simonís Church for the funeral of Cleophas ìCleoî N. Smith. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Pallbearers were: John Wood, Jerry, Steve and Mike Durnil and Tom and Steve Boyd.

LAWRENCE DANT
A funeral mass was conducted for Lawrence K. Dant Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church. Pallbearers were: James Dant, Jr., Seth Dant, Bill Dant, Ryan Matthews, Andrew Matthews, Bob Pielemeier, Brian Dant, Damon Dant and Johnathan Dant. Honorary pallbearers were: Talva Dant, Scherrie Matthews, Marlene Doane, Annette Bohnert, Alicia Shoemaker, Deidre Dant, Desiree Dant and Bridget Dant.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 29, 1998
EVELYN CASEY
Evelyn B. Casey, formerly of 410 N.E. Third St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Sunday at 9 p.m.
The funeral in Washington will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Services in Missouri will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Pilgrim United Church of Christ at Labadie, Mo. Interment will be in St. John Gildehouse Cemetery, Villa Ridge, Mo. Calling will be at the Church after Noon Friday.
She was born on Dec. 5, 1906 in St. Louis, Mo. to Henry and Matilda (Stettes) Bischoff, Jr. She married James Anthony Casey on April 25, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 15, 1956.
Casey operated farms in the Labadie, Mo. area. She was a Central High School and Washington University graduate, both located in St. Louis. She was a member of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Planned Progress Guild of the Church, former member and officer of Womenís Progressive Farm Association, Royal Neighbors of America in Labadie, Mo. and Welcome Wagon of Washington.
Surviving are a daughter, June Casey Smoot, Washington and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Olinda Bischoff Ambruster and two brothers, Harry S. and Roy W. Bischoff.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations of the American Diabetes Association.
(Sept. 27, 1998)
EDNA BROWN
LOOGOOTEE-Edna L. Brown ìSouthern Bellî, 66, died at her residence Monday at 6 a.m. She had been in failing health for several months and seriously ill for two months.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in the Edwardsport Cemetery. Bro. Rex Combs will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. until service time on Thursday. VFW Ladies Auxiliary memorial service will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Jan. 11, 1932 in Livingston, Tenn. to Dillard and Mary Ann (Phillips) Kates. She married Albert F. Brown on Nov. 19, 1949 and he preceded her in death on April 16, 1982.
Brown was homemaker who attended Fountain of Life Church in Washington. She was also a VFW Ladies Auxiliary of Odon, Eagles and Moose Ladies Auxiliary, Washington member.
Surviving are her children, C. Richard, Charlie and John Brown, all of Washington; Steve Brown, Sr., and Zola Brown, both of Bicknell; Albert Brown, Jr., Seymour; Rex Combs and Diane Rogers, both of Indianapolis; Letha Blake, Alfordsville and Mary Ann Strong; a sister, Bonnie Norris, Oaktown; two brothers, Clarence and Vurly Richard Kates; 29 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by an infant brother and two sisters, Peggy Capps and Fannie McCullough.
(Sept. 28, 1998)

HAROLD MANSFIELD
BICKNELL-Harold Kenneth Mansfield, 52, died at Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday at 6:09 p.m.
There is no visitation planned. A private burial in Hutcheson Cemetery, Licking, Mo., will take place at a later date following cremation.
He was born in Licking, Mo. on Oct. 30, 1945 to James A. and Lela (Ritz) Mansfield. He was married to Cathy Mansfield.
Mansfield was formerly of St. Louis, Mo. and moved to Bicknell in November 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Sonia Mansfield, Columbus, Mo.; a son, Kenneth Mansfield, St. Louis and a sister, Carol Sue Brown, OíFallon, Mo.
(Sept. 26, 1998)

EDGAR NOWLING
PLAINVILLE-Edgar ìChomî Nowling, 92, died at his residence Monday at 8 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Richard Smith officiating. Interment will be at the Plainville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday until service time. Masonic services will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1905 in Daviess County to William Milton and Ida Mae (Wilson) Nowling. He married Irene Risley on May 25, 1926 and she preceded him in death on May 9, 1986.
Nowling was a retired farmer and also did custom butchering. He was a Plainville Christian Church member. He was also a member of the Plainville Masonic Lodge #678, Plainville Lions Club, Elnora Eastern Star #299 and White River Valley Antique Association. He had attended Plainville Schools.
Surviving are two daughters, Marjorie Eaton, Washington and Margaret Berry, Plainville; two sons, Ed and Bill Nowling, both of Plainville; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Mark Nowling and a brother, Charles Nowling.
(Sept. 28, 1998)

JOSEPHINE ROSS
OTWELL-Josephine E. Ross, 82, died of natural causes Monday at 6 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Henry Leehe officiating. Interment will be at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow. Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 3 to 8 and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time.
She was born to Issiac Newton and Mary Frances (Sherman) Wright in Petersburg on Oct. 15, 1915. She married Andrew Brett Ross on Aug. 16, 1933 and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1957.
Surviving are two sons, Gary Ross, Otwell and Raymond Ross, Petersburg; three daughters, Mary Armstrong, Ireland; Agnes and Sylvia Ross, both of Otwell; two brothers, Donald Wright, Virginia Beach, Va. and Odell Wright, Peoria, Ill.; two sisters, Imogene Jackson, Washington and LaVone Anderson and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sons; three daughters and a granddaughter.
(Sept. 28, 1998)

ROBERT COURTER
TUCSON, Ariz. - Robert J. Courter, 89, died Oct. 29, 1997 in Tucson, Ariz.
Rosary will be said at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Peterís Catholic Church, Montgomery. Graveside service will follow at the cemetery.
Courter was born on April 8, 1908. He was retired.
Surviving are his wife, Agnes; his children, John Courter, Mary Lou Parker, Ann Bowers and Ralph Courter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Doyle Courter.
(Oct. 29, 1997)

WILSON DOWNS
SHOALS-Wilson L. Downs, 87, died at 6 p.m. Monday at the Bedford Medical Center.
The funeral will be at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Hickory Ridge Cemetery. Officiating will be the Revs. Claude Chastain and Mark Otero. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born on June 3, 1911 to Oscar and Florence (Westhafer) Downs in Martin County. They preceded him in death. He married Ellen Joyce Jones on May 17, 1941 and she survives.
Downs worked at Early Crane Development, Indiana State Highway Department and Martin County Highway. He was retired from Loogootee Textile Corp. He also was a Shoals Nazarene Church member.
Also surviving are four sons, Larry, Tom and Bob Downs, all of Shoals and James Downs, Loogootee; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Sanford Downs and a sister, Nina Downs.
(Sept. 28, 1998)

HILBERT CORN
The funeral for Hilbert Corn was at 10 a.m. Monday at the Free Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Stotts officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: William White, Oral Baker, Eddie Martin, Lowell Evans, Ray Pruiett and Gilbert Roach.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 28, 1998
EVELYN CASEY
Evelyn Casey, formerly of 410 N.E. Third St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Sunday at 9 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Sept. 27, 1998)
CLEO SMITH
Cleophas ìCleoî N. Smith, 99, formerly of 214 N.E. Third St., died at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hillside Manor Nursing Home. She was in failing health for the last three years.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simonís Church with interment in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and after 8 a.m. Tuesday until the service hour.
There will be a rosary prayed tonight at 6:30.
She was born on Jan. 10, 1899 in Daviess County to Thomas E. and Bridget (McGrath) Morrison. She married James N. Smith and he preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1955.
Smith was a member of St. Peterís Church when a resident at Montgomery and St. Simonís Church when residing in Washington.
She was a Legion of Mary and Alter Society member at St. Simonís and St. Peterís Church. She was a lifetime community member and was educated in Montgomery schools.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews: Eileen Durnil, Helen Burris, Betty Wood, Laverne Boyd, Louis Morrison, Harold Morrison and Mildred Purdue.
She was also preceded in death by four sisters, Anna and Viola Morrison, Catherine Mangin and Mary Bogard and three brothers, John, James and Adrian Morrison.
(Sept. 25, 1998)

CARL MOSS
ANDERSON-Carl William ìBillî Moss, 73, died Sunday at Rawlins House following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Robert D. Loose Funeral Home, South Chapel, 200 West 53rd St., Anderson. The Rev. Ed Wilkinson will officiate with interment in Memorial Park. Military rites will be by the VFW Post #266 and the American Legion Honor Guard and Post #408, Chesterfield.
Calling hours are 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born on June 25, 1925 in Anderson and was in the area for his entire life.
Moss retired from Delco after several years in plant protection. He also owned and operated pure oil a service station for 17 years. He served as the assistant chief and chief of the Edgewood Volunteer Fire Department for several years. He was also a member of the Noble St. United Methodist Church, World War II Army 361st infantry in U.S. and Italy.
Surviving are his wife, Martha L. (Boger) Moss; three children, William ìBillî Martin Moss, Lapel; Connie Lynn Mattingly, Fishers and Karen Jill Swenson, Parker; three stepchildren, Janet Pearson, Wilkinson; Betty Mathews, Plainfield and Gerald Boger, Jr., Nashville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a stepgreat-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Loretta (Byrum) Moss and his first wife, Rosa Moss.
(Sept. 27, 1998)

ALICE FYFFE
DUDLEY, MASS.-Alice Q. (Queen) Fyffe, 68, died Sept. 22 at her home after a long battle with cancer.
A funeral Mass was conducted at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the St. Anthony Padua Church. Burial was in St. Anthonyís Cemetery, Webster. Bartel Funeral Home, 33 Schofield Ave., directed arrangements.
She was born in Washington to William M. and Mary T. (Spaulding) Queen. She moved to the Dudley, Mass. area 29 years ago.
Fyffe, a 1948 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was a retired secretary for St. Anthony of Padua Church having served for 11 years. She retired in 1995. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church and served on its Dedication Committee. She was also a lector for many years and was instrumental in starting folk music at the church. She served on the Religious Education Committee for many years and produced the church bulletin for more than 15 years.
Surviving are her husband of 49 years, William E. Fyffe; a son, Richard C. Fyffe, Storrs, Conn.; a daughter, Ellen R. Rhude, Ellicott City, Md.; two brothers, Victor Queen, Wabash, Ind. and Leo Queen, Southgate, Ky.; three sisters, Rosemary Ledgerwood and Bernice Jerger, both of Washington and Dorothy Kushnieruk, Peabody and a grandson.
Contributions may be made to St. Anthony of Padua, Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 277; or the Pearle L. Crawford Library, Memorial Fund, 1 Village St., both Dudley, Mass. 01571.
(Sept. 22, 1998)

DOROTHY HARTING
Dorothy Ellen Harting, 79, 14 E. South St., died at 6 p.m. Friday at the Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Unit.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be at the Bedell Cemetery, Decker, Ind. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Feb. 10, 1919 in Knox County to Charles and Dollie (Byers) Harting.
Harting was a retired nurse having spent two years in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II and retired from nursing at the Daviess County Hospital after 20 years of service. She was a 1937 Decker High School graduate and Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing graduate in 1940.
Surviving are several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Alma Harting.
(Sept. 25, 1998)

LAWRENCE DANT
LOOGOOTEE-Lawrence K. Dant, 80, died at 12:11 p.m. Saturday at his home.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, with burial to follow in the St. Maryís Catholic Cemetery at Barr Township in Daviess County
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A Rosary will be recited at 6:30 Monday evening followed by Knights of Columbus service.
He was born on Aug. 18, 1918 in Bramble, Ind. to Francis and Mable (Riggins) Dant. He married Florence Matthews on Oct. 4, 1941 and she survives.
Dant, an Odon High School graduate, attended Vincennes University where he earned a teaching degree in 1938. He had a Life, Health and Casualty Insurance Licenses for over 38 years. He was also a former Ordinance Inspector for NSWC Crane and for the past 30 years he was an insurance agent and operated an income tax service.
He was a member of St. John Catholic Church and a life member of the Knights of Columbus.
He was one of the founders of the Martin County Emergency Unit. He wrote the first home study program in Martin County, for parents adopting children.
Also surviving are seven sons, Lawrence Pat, John W., Francis, Michael, Anthony ìTonyî and Timothy Dant, all of Loogootee and James Dant, Chicopee, Mass.; three daughters, Margaret Pielemeir and Denise Lannan, both of Loogootee and Mary Alice Matthews, Trafalger, Ind.; four brothers, Frank Dant, Washington; Clyde Dant, Greenwood; Robert Dant, Angola, Ind. and Ralph Dant, Dover, Del.; a sister, Anna Mary Wakefield, Lansing, Mich.; 29 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Claud Dant; two sisters, Virginia Rose and Mildred Dant and a great-granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to charity of choice.
(Sept. 26, 1998)

FRANCIS SIMS
The funeral for Francis E. Sims was at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment was at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Tom Leighty officiated.
Pallbearers were: Derrick Simmons, Douglas Wade, Gregory Wade, Kevin Wade, Mark Sims, Jason Sims, Josh Aders and Michael Spears.

ELOISE JACKSON
The funeral for Eloise A. Jackson was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the McClure Cemetery, Algiers. The Rev. Lee Ayers officiated.
Pallbearers were Bill Huffman, Steve Wallace and Mark Adams.

IRENE BRITTON
The funeral for Irene L. Britton was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Minister John Manges officiated. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery.

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 25, 1998
HILBERT CORN
Hilbert A. Corn, 74, 2005 Memorial Avenue, died at 1 this morning at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Free Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Stotts officiating. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel and after 9 a.m. Monday at the church.
Kiwanis memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on Feb. 25, 1924 in Pike County to Alva D. and Elizabeth (Norrington) Corn. He married Velma L. Curry on Feb. 17, 1952 and she survives.
Corn, a 1943 Petersburg High School graduate, was retired from McCord Corp. after 34 years of service. He later worked for the City Waste Water Plant for 13 years. He was a Free Methodist Church member, Kiwanis member in Washington having served as a Past Lt. Governor; former Sunday School teacher and active in Little League.
Also surviving are a daughter, Cathy Ann Myers, West Land, Mich.; a grandson and a sister, Matilda Rice, Linton.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Harrell Corn.
(Sept. 25, 1998)

MARY ASHER
SANDBORN-Mary E. Asher, 85, died at 4 a.m. Thursday at her residence.
The funeral will be at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel at 1 p.m. Monday with the Rev. David T. Wharton officiating. Interment will be in the Sandborn Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Sept. 10, 1913 in Sandborn to Lorenzo and Sarah Angeline (Elkins) Newkirk. They preceded her in death. She married John H. Asher on Sept. 10, 1933 and he preceded her in death on March 25, 1978.
Asher owned/operated Asherís Cafe for 10 years. She was also a cook at Crane Cafeteria for six years. She retired in 1975. She was a Sandborn Eastern Star #497 and Sandborn Baptist Church member.
Surviving are two sons, John A. Asher, Fairland, Ind. and Hastel L. Asher, Port Everglades, Fla.; three daughters, Mary L. Wright, Sandborn; Elizabeth A. Thompson, Carlisle, Ind. and Sharon K. Compton, Port Richie, Fla.; 26 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Keith Asher and four brothers, Donald, Albert, Lewis and Eugene Newkirk.
(Sept. 24, 1998)

Funerals
ELLEN LUNDY
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Ellen M. Lundy. Interment was in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Pallbearers were: Bob Jones, Bernard Fields, Robert Wichman, Bernard Wichman, Charles Duncheon and John Bradley. Legion of Mary members were escorts of honor.
ROBERT DAVIDSON
The funeral for Robert Russell Davidson was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell. The Rev. Gary Cooper officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Don Currier, Greg Risley, John Bunte, Bob Russell, Greg Garrett and Rex Holmes.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 24, 1998
ROBERT DAVIDSON
BICKNELL-Robert Russell Davidson, 80, died at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Gentlecare Nursing Home, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell. The Rev. Gary Cooper will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Oct. 16, 1917 in Bicknell to Walter ìTedî and Jessie (Russell) Davidson. They preceded him in death. He married Mary Isabelle Brandt on Oct. 25, 1941 and she preceded him in death on April, 6, 1995.
Davidson, a 1936 Bicknell High School graduate, owned and operated Brandtís Cleaners in Bicknell for over 25 years and retired as an Inspector for the Indiana State Board of Health, Division of Weights and Measures. He served in World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the Bicknell United Methodist Church, past exalted ruler BPOE #1421 and a life member; American Legion Post #0192 and 50 year member of Masonic Lodge F&AM #429. He attended Ball State and Indiana State University where he played college football. For many years he refereed high school and college football and basketball throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Illinois.
Surviving are a daughter, Kerry Davidson Currier, Bicknell and a grandson.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, James W. and Albert M. Davidson and a infant son, William A. Davidson.
(Sept. 22, 1998)
FRANCIS SIMS
ODON-Francis E. Sims, 74, died at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis Wednesday morning. He had been in failing health for a year and seriously ill for two weeks.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Tom Leighty will officiate. Military graveside honors will be by the Odon VFW and American Legion.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday.
He was born in Daviess County on Feb. 26, 1924 to Carl and Neva (English) Sims. He married Violet Chestnut on Aug. 15, 1946 and she survives.
Sims was a self employed truck driver for 40 years. He was a Shiloh Church of God member, lifelong community member and had attended Odon Madison Township Schools. He was also a World War II Army veteran.
Also surviving are a son, Jerry Sims, Odon; three daughters, Nancy Bailey and Darla Simmons, both of Odon and Anita Aders; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Bill Sims, Mooresville and a sister, Hazel Pruett, West Baden, Ind.
He was preceded in death by a son, Tommy Sims.
(Sept. 23, 1998)

VALEN CAPEHART
MARTINSVILLE-The Rev. Valen Lee Capehart, 80, formerly of Mitchell, died at his daughterís, Jane Smith, residence Tuesday at 1:50 a.m. She had been in failing health since December 1997.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Old Shiloh Meeting House near Ireland, Ind. off State Road 56. Burial will be in the Shiloh Cemetery near Ireland, Ind. Dr. Ann Glass and the Revs. Donald R. Smith and Dwight Dunbar will officiate.
Calling will be tonight from 4 to 8 at the Neal and Summers Mortuary, 110 E. Poston Road, Martinsville and Friday from noon until service time at the Old Shiloh Meeting House.
He was born to John Lincoln and Esta (Miley) Capehart on March 15, 1918 in Pike County. They preceded him in death. He married Alatha Stewart on Sept. 6, 1939 and she preceded him in death on July 30, 1995.
Capehart, a Vincennes and Indiana Universities graduate, was a pastor for 30 years. He served at Velpen and Patoka Grove charge, Plainville, Cornettsville and Epsom charge, as well as Newbern, all of Indiana. He retired in 1980. He had also taught English at Jac-cen-Del High School in Osgood, Ind. in the late 1960s.
He was a member of the South Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. He was a Fourth Marine Division member and a World War II veteran serving in the Pacific. He had lived in Martinsville since March after moving from Lawrence County, Ind.
Surviving are three daughters, Jane Ann Smith, Martinsville; Deborah Jean Loper, Columbus, Ind. and Sandra Lee Bubenzer, Madison, Wis.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremy Robert Smith; three brothers, Alva, Ivan and John, Jr. Capehart and two sisters, Pearl Garland and Agnes Raney.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shiloh Cemetery Association, 7154, West 150 N., Jasper, Ind. 47546 or South Indiana Foundation of the United Methodist Church, 4000 E. Southport Road, Suite 250, P.O. Box 17037, Indianapolis, Ind. 46217-0037.
(Sept. 22, 1998)

ELOISE JACKSON
PETERSBURG-Eloise A. Jackson, 87, died at 9:37 a.m. Wednesday at Petersburg Health Care.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the McClure Cemetery, Algiers. Meet at the cemetery. The Rev. Lee Ayers will officiate.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m.
She was born in Pike County on March 16, 1911 to Mertis and Lucy (Foster) Mutchmore. She married Lester Jackson and he survives.
Jackson was a cook at Libbs Restaurant and Pike Central Middle/High School. She was a Algiers United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving a son, Jerry Jackson, Petersburg; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Victor Mutchmore, Lorain, Ohio and a sister, Fay Cohren, Florida.
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JESSIE BUCK
The funeral for Jessie B. Buck was at 1 p.m. today at the McClure Funeral, Bicknell. Interment was at Ashbury Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Cooper officiating. Pallbearers : David Day, Vince Prendergast, David Hunter, Larry Couch, Gilbert Hunter, Van Day and Steve Bowser.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 23, 1998
RICHARD WOODS
PORTLAND, Ore.-Richard Francis Woods, 36, formerly of Washington and Montgomery, died suddenly last Wednesday in Coos Bay, Ore.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Maryís Church, Washington, with interment in St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 8 a.m. Friday until the funeral hour.
There will be a Christian wake service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
He was born on July 31, 1962 in New Port, R.I. to Alvin Richard and Barbara Ann (Michaels) Woods. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Bloomington.
Woods served in the U.S. Army Special Forces Group as a Sgt. First Class. He became a car salesman in Portland, Ore. two years ago after leaving the service. He came to Daviess County as a young boy. He went to local schools and Barr-Reeve High School. He attended St. Maryís Church while residing in Washington.
Also surviving are two sons, Richard and Matthew Woods, both at home; a brother, David C. Woods, Seward, Neb. and two sisters, Julia A. Woods, Indianapolis and Lea Lemon, Bloomington. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Andrea Merrill.
(Sept. 16, 1998)
KYLE NICHOLAS
BICKNELL-Kyle Nathan Nicholas, 13, formerly of Olney, Ill., died at 9:43 a.m. Sunday at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Stasi-Grove Funeral Home, Olney, Ill. Burial will be in Goss Cemetery Rural, Olney, Ill. President Louis Valbert will officiate.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight. Special visitation will be from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, Bicknell. Flowers for the Bicknell visitation should be sent to the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, Bicknell.
He was born on June 12, 1985 in Olney, Ill. He is the grandson of Mary (Nicholas) Ditch, Olney, Ill.
Nicholas was a North Knox East Junior High School student. He was also a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Vincennes; Boy Scouts of America, YMCA and Young Men, Young Women group in his church member.
Surviving are his mother, Candace (Nicholas) Gillard, Licking, Mo.; two brothers, Cody Nicholas, Bicknell and Buddy Nicholas, West Liberty, Ill. and a sister, Amanda Knight, West Liberty, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bruce A. Nicholas; a brother and his grandparents.
(Sept. 20, 1998)

ELDORA LANKASTER
The funeral for Eldora Lankaster was at the 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Gill Chapel with the Rev. Robert Koenig officiating. Interment was at the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Pallbearers were: Gary Logan, Gary Logan II, Deana Logan, Christopher Logan, Michael Pennington and Kevin Pennington.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 22, 1998
JESSIE BUCK
WHEATLAND-Jessie B. Buck, 94, formerly of Bicknell, died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral, Bicknell. Interment will be at the Ashbury Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born on Jan. 10, 1904 in Terre Haute to Moses and Dollie (Deal) Hunter. She married Charles Buck.
Buck was a homemaker and a Bicknell United Methodist Church member. She had lived in Wheatland since 1973.
Surviving are a sister, Margie Higdon, Beech Grove, Ind. and a brother, Raymond T. Hunter, Vincennes.
(Sept. 20, 1998)
VIVIAN ESKEW
PAOLI-Vivian Maxine (Barley) Eskew, 66, died at 3 a.m. Sunday at her residence.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Paoli Community Cemetery. The Rev. Bert Walker will officiate. There will be no visitation.
She was born in Daviess County to Guy and Minnie (Ainscoe) Barley on Nov. 29, 1932. They preceded her in death. She married Robert Eskew in 1962 and he survives.
Eskew was a secretary for Gulf Refrigeration, General Propeller, Bradenton, Fla. She was also a member of the Eastview Baptist Church, Paoli and Emmanuel UMC in Bradenton, Fla.
Also surviving are, two sons, Robert Eskew, Paoli and Randy Eskew, Olympia, Wash.; two daughters, Rhonda Eskew and Rita Randolph, both of Paoli; three brothers, Buck Barley, Washington; Bud Barley, Paoli and Robert Barley, Jeffersonville; two sisters, Helen Terrell and Joyce McLemore, both of Washington; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hoosier Uplands.
(Sept. 20, 1998)

JoANN GRUNDMAN
VINCENNES-JoAnn Grundman, 74, Vincennes and Lake Placid, Fla., died at 12:45 a.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital extended care facility.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 7 tonight at the Gardner & Son Funeral Home.
She was born on Sept. 19, 1924 in Vincennes to E.E. and Jane (Wolfe) Mullins. She married Robert M. Grundman on Aug. 9, 1945 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1997.
Grundman, a 1942 Lincoln High School graduate, attended Indiana University for 3.5 years, where she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Her family operates Grundman Shoe Store in Vincennes and she worked there part-time for 30 years. She was president of the Epsilon Psi Chapter of Delta Theta Tau, a cub scout den mother for six years and along with her husband was one of the founders of Cub League Baseball.
She also assisted in class registration at Vincennes University. She was a three time Womenís Golf Association at the Elks Country Club president and had made two holes-in-one. She was also a member of the Sacred Heart Church, Vincennes and St. James Church, Lake Placid, Fla.
Surviving are two sons, Mitch, Lafayette and Mark, Vincennes; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to Robert and JoAnn Grundman Endowment for the Christian education fund in Vincennes.
(Sept. 21, 1998)

ELLEN LUNDY
Ellen Mary Lundy, 78, formerly of Jamestown Apartments, died at 3:25 p.m. Monday at the Eastgate Nursing Home. She had been in failing health since 1986.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Maryís Church. Interment will be in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a Christian Wake service at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Jan. 4, 1920 in Daviess County to Charles Sidney and Clara (Wilson) Fields. She married Charles E. Canary and he preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1963. She then married Martin Lundy and he preceded her in death on May 20, 1976.
Lundy was a was a former Loogootee Textile employee. She was also a St. Maryís Church and Legion of Mary member. She was a lifetime Daviess County resident and was educated at the Porter School.
Surviving are her children, Tony Canary and Mary Rose Jones, both of Washington; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Sidney Fields, Montgomery and Eugene Fields, Lansing, Ill. and a sister, Justina Duncheon, Olympia, Wash.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, John Bernard Fields and a sister, Mary Ruth Colvin.
Memorials may be made to the St. Maryís Church.
(Sept. 21, 1998)

THOMAS WATHEN
The funeral for Thomas Wathen was Monday at St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield, Ind. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated.
Pallbearers were: Steve Kidwell, Brian Traylor, Jeff Kidwell, Mark Traylor, Jim Kidwell and Brad Traylor.
Military personnel for the graveside service were: sargent at arms, Wayne Burch; firing squad, Bud LaMar, W.A. Arvin, Fred Elliott, Earl Mills, Loyd Mosby, Tim Strange and Dan Armstrong; color guards, Virgil Wade and John Hagerty; colorbearers, Harry Waggoner and Pop Nolley; flag folders, Virgil Harper and Whitey Hawkins, tapes, Wayne Burch; chaplin, Mike Green; sons of American Legion, Mark Wathen and honorary guard, Charles Wathen.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 21, 1998
JESSIE BUCK
WHEATLAND-Jessie Buck, 94, died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral, Bicknell.
(Sept. 20, 1998)
AMOS PAGE
BICKNELL-Amos F. ìDocî Page, 76, died at 11:17 a.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Forrest Godin will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on Sept. 22, 1921 in Bicknell to Irene (Burke) and Amos A. Page. He married June Wraley on Nov. 26, 1948 in Bicknell and she survives.
Page, a 1940 Bicknell High School graduate, was a laborer at N.A.D. Crane retiring in 1983. He was a lifetime Bicknell resident and a U.S. Army World War II veteran. He had received a 12th grade education.
Also surviving are his children, Randall W. and Steven L. Page, both of Bicknell and Regina E. Anderson, Terre Haute; two brothers, John Page, Pontiac, Mich. and Jack Page, Fontana, Calif.; six sisters, Irene May and Betty Holsapple, both of Vincennes; Helen Cunningham, Mooresville, Ind.; Rosie Jones, Indianapolis; Doris Hartsburg, Wilmer, Minn. and Donna Cooper, Pontiac, Mich. and seven grandchildren.
(Sept. 19,1998)

BARBARA FELLERS
LOOGOOTEE-Barbara Fellers, 60, died at her residence Friday.
Funeral services will be conducted from 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial will follow in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on April 8, 1939 in Orange County, Ind. to Chris and Ida (Self) Collins.
Fellers was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and former beautician.
Surviving are a son, Kerry Drabing, Odon; two daughters, Debra Drabing, Colorado Springs, Colo. and April Heimeyer, Snowflake, Ariz.; a brother, Dale Collins, French Lick, Ind.; three sisters, Lovella Ables, Bedford, Ind.; Mildred Pridemore, Shoals and Ruth Beyers, Hillham; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Fellers; along with two brothers, Cleo and Donald Collins and a sister, Margie Collins.
(Sept. 18, 1998)

ELDORA LANKASTER
PLAINFIELD-Eldora Lankaster, 77, formerly of Plainville, died at 10:50 a.m. Saturday in Plainfield.
The funeral will be at the 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Gill Chapel with the Rev. Robert Koenig officiating. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born on April 10, 1921 in Daviess County to James L. and Gertrude (Wade) Garten. She married John Thomas Lankaster on Feb. 17, 1940 and he preceded her in death on March 1, 1983.
Lankaster was a retired cook with the Plainville and Epsom schools. She was a Cornettsville United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are three daughters, Phyllis Pennington and Jane Lankaster, both of Indianapolis and Frances Logan, Griffith, Ind.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia Brandon and Juanita Walker, both of Washington and Sarah Ellen Foster, Odon and a brother, James Garten, Jr., Plainville.
He was preceded in death by her son, John Thomas; a granddaughter, Stephanie Pennington; a great-granddaughter, Jessica Pennington; a sister and a brother.
(Sept. 19, 1998)

HAROLD ZIGLER
INDIANAPOLIS-Harold R. Zigler, 75, formerly of Odon, died of natural causes Friday in Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Conkle Funeral Home, Speedway Chapel. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fairview Cemetery, Elnora.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Zigler worked for Hall Neal Peerless Heating and Cooling for 25 years, 1945 to 70. He owned then Harold R. Zigler Heating and Air Conditioning for 17 years from 1970 to 87.
Surviving are his wife, Mildred Ruth (Phillips) Zigler, Indianapolis; eight sons, David C., Evansville; Robert L., Terre Haute; Harold E., William H. and Joseph L. Zigler, all of Indianapolis; John T., Tipp City; Dale E., Martinsville and Clay R., Eaton, Ind.; two daughters, Shirley Jean Kokey and Marilyn M. Lanham, Indianapolis; a brother, Dean Ziegler, Cloverdale, Ind.; 25 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pilgrim Chapel Wesleyan Church.
(Sept. 18, 1998)

PAUL GOODPASTER
VINCENNES-Paul L. Goodpaster, 46, formerly of the Indianapolis area, died at 5:29 p.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral was at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Bicknell United Methodist Parlor with the Rev. Gary Cooper officiating. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
He was born on June 14, 1952 in Ft. Leonardwood, Mo. to Paul W. and Iris Marie (Davis) Goodpaster. His mother survives in Bicknell.
Goodpaster was an environmental engineer and Vincennes University student continuing his studies.
Also surviving are his children, Brittani Goodpaster, Indianapolis and Joshua Goodpaster, Portland, Or.; three sisters, Starla J. Maurice, Fairland, Ind.; Sue Ann Green, Indianapolis and Cynthia K. Fisk, Yorktown, Ind.; a brother, Ronald L. Goodpaster, St. Paul, Minn. and two grandchildren.
(Sept. 18, 1998)

SAMUEL SHAFER
EVANSVILLE-Samuel J. Shafer, 10 months and 16 day old son of Paul A. and Christine M. Shafer, Evansville, died at 12:15 p.m. Sunday at the St. Mary Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ziemer East funeral home and will continue at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Msgr. Kenneth Knapp will officiate. Interment will be at the Joseph Cemetery, Evansville.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
He was born on Nov. 4, 1997 and was a Good Shepherd Catholic Church member.
Surviving besides his parents are a sister, Mary Jane Shafer, Evansville; his grandparents, Joseph and Kathy Wanninger, Jasper and Ronald and Jane Shafer, Vincennes and a great-grandmother, Cornelia Welp, Jasper.
Contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Catholic Church or Christ the King Schools.
(Sept. 20, 1998)

ARNOLD COURTER
CHICAGO-Arnold Voltaire Courter, 60, formerly of Bicknell, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Friday at 7:10 a.m.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, Bicknell.
The Rev. Fr. Frank Renner officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
He was born on Dec. 17, 1937 in Bicknell to Arnold Paul and Jennie (Hainaut) Courter.
Courter, Bicknell High School graduate, was a mechanic.
Surviving are a brother, Harry Ivan Courter, Indianapolis and a sister, Janet Sue Courter, Bicknell.
He was preceded in death a sister.
(Sept. 18, 1998)

EVELYN COOPER
The funeral service for Evelyn E. Cooper was conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Bro. Ken Jurgens officiated. Interment was at the Cystol Cemetery, Dubois County. Pallbearers were: Jeffery Cooper, Eric Cooper, Brandon Cooper, Brian Cooper, Gerald Cooper and Kevin Roach. Honorary pallbearers were: Roberta Copeland, Ronda Crouse, Jackie Jones, Tammy Cooper and Rachel Stone.

LANNIE DeJARNETT
The funeral for Lannie DeJarnett was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Pastor Joe Wilson officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Pallbearers were: David Powers, Rick McFarland, Kevin Fellers, Daryl Grubb, Tim McFarland and Hank Hollander.

NORMAN GOULD
The funeral for Norman Gould was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel with pastor Ken Birkey officiating. Interment was at the Ebeneezer Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Kenny Gregory, Art Gregory, Eugene Potts, Rick Potts, Jim Crane and Marty Ragsdale.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 19, 1998
RICHARD WOODS
PORTLAND, Ore.--Richard Francis Woods, 36, formerly of Daviess County, died Wednesday in Coos Bay, Ore. He is the son of Alvin Richard Woods and Barbara Ann (Michaels) Woods. Funeral arrangements are pending at Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Sept. 16, 1998)

NORMAN GOULD
Norman Gould, 86, 520 S.E. Second St., Sunset Towers, died at his residence Tuesday.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Pastor Ken Birkey will officiate. Interment will be at the Ebeneezer Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 11 a.m. Sunday until service time.
He was born on Aug. 9, 1912 in Daviess County to Charles and Jessie (Buzann) Gould. He married Hazel Axx on Dec. 24, 1936 and she survives.
Gould, Alfordsville High School graduate, was a self-employed custom upholster. He was a Grace Baptist Church, White Shrine, Eastern Star and Masonic Lodge member.
Also surviving are a son, David Gould, Alexandria, Ind.; two sisters, Janette Gregory, Elkhart, Ind. and Naomi Davis, Silver Springs, Fla. and a brother, Jack Gould, White Pigeon, Mich. and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
(Sept. 17, 1998)

RALPH BARRETT
Ralph Barrett, 83, Hwy. 50 East, died at 12:20 a.m. Friday at the Eastgate Nursing Center, Washington.
The funeral will be at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, today at 1:30 p.m. Pastor Jeff Frederick will officiate. Burial will take place in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1915 in Gibson County. He married Dorothy Ashby on June 16, 1934 and she survives.
Barrett had worked as a coal miner and at the US Gypsum plant near Shoals. He was a World War II Navy veteran and attended the Assembly of God Church in Washington. He had formerly lived at 508 E. John St.
Also surviving are a daughter, Shelba J. Wilkes, Washington; Terry Williams, nephew, raised as a son, Bloomington and five halfsisters, Helen Ruble and Maude Grider, both of Vincennes; Lydia Wright, Indianapolis; Berdena Nix, North Port, Ala. and Helen Heacock, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
He was preceded in death his parents, four brothers, a halfsister; a daughter and a granddaughter.
(Sept. 18, 1998)

LARRY WEDDEL
HENDERSON, Ky.-- Larry E. Weddel, 52, died at 4:57 a.m. Thursday at his home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hyland Baptist Church, Henderson, Ky. The Rev. Alan Witham will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, Ky. Full military rites will be given by Ft. Campbell 101st Airborne Division.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Benton-Glunt Funeral Home and from 9 a.m. until service time on Monday at the church.
Weddel attended Hyland Baptist Church and was a former volunteer of the American Red Cross, Cardinal Chapter and Habitat for Humanity. He was a 20-year retired First Sergeant in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne, Air Defense Division. He was an employee of Kimberly-Clark in Newman, Ky., and co-owner of W.F. Cattle Farms in Henderson, Ky.
Surviving are his wife, Darlene Weddel; two daughters, Stacy PomPonio, Cairo, Ky., and Rachel Weddel, Henderson, Ky.; a son, Eric Weddel, Smith Mills, Ky.; two sisters, Judy Haynes, Crown Point, and Kathy Knight, Denver, Colo.; six brothers, Terril Weddel, Denver, Colo., Ron Titac and Buddy Robertson, both of Portage, and Tim DeVault, Roger Hillyard and Bob Weddel, all of Denver, Colo. Also surviving are four grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to St. Anthonyís Hospice or Hyland Baptist Church Building Fund.
(Sept. 17, 1998)

SUE ANN FORE
TULSA, Okla.-- Sue Ann Fore, 68, formerly of Washington, died May 19.
A graveside funeral service was held May 23 at Fairview Cemetery in Owasso, Okla. Serving as officiating minister was the Rev. Andy OíKelley. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso, Okla.
Fore was born May 9, 1930, in Washington to John and Pearl Scraper Brown. She spent most of her life as a homemaker.
Surviving are her five sons, Gregory Wimmenauer, Renton, Wash., Ronald Wimmenauer, Tulsa, Okla., Michael Wimmenauer, Columbia, Mo., Christopher Wimmenauer, Washington, and Marcus Fore, Evansville. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, four great greatgrandchildren and one brother, John Brown, Lake Tahoe, Nev.
(May 19, 1998)

PHILLIP BARTLEY
Funeral services were conducted for Phillip D. Bartley Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg. Bro. Keith Jenkins officiated. Interment was in McClure Cemetery, Algiers. Casketbearers were Steve Freeland, Dene Bartley, Russell Bartley, Roger Bartley, Ross Cook and Luke Atkins.

FRED COSGROVE
A Mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Fred M. Cosgrove, with Father Lowell Will as the celebrant. Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery. The pallbearers were Ron Murphy, Alan Murphy, John Essig, Robert McAtee, George Clouse, Don Tuell and Harold Booker. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

JUANITA HAYES
The funeral for Juanita G. Hayes was at 2 p.m. Friday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. The Rev. Roy Vogan officiated with interment in the Goodwill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Michael Lackley, Jason Yoder, Shane Roman, Charles Boonshot and Joe Shelton.

RICHARD GRABER
The funeral for Dr. Richard D. Graber was at 2 p.m. Friday at the Providence Mennonite Church. Bro. Maury Brenneman and pastor Howard Wagler officiated. Interment was at the Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Merle Graber, Aaron Graber, Raymond Graber, Eldon Graber, Steve Graber and Ray Lengacher.

NORMAN GOULD
Norman Gould, 86, Sunset Towers, died at his residence Thursday.
Arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Sept. 17, 1998)

EVELYN COOPER
SHOALS-Evelyn Emma Cooper, 85, died at 8:40 a.m. Thursday at the Martin County Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Bro. Ken Jurgens will officiate. Interment will be in the Crystal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Feb. 3, 1913 in Martin County to George and Margaret (Hemmerlein) Bauernfiend. She married Seymour Cooper on Aug. 31, 1933 and he preceded her in death in 1977.
Cooper was a Shoals Christian Church member.
Surviving are three daughters, Verneeda M. Roach, Loogootee; Linda L. Stone, Shoals and Diana L. Cook, Huntsville, Ala.; four sons, Billy R. Cooper, Loogootee; Harold L., Lewis R. and Michael D. Cooper, all of Shoals; three sisters, Gladys Jones and Joesphine Harder, both of Shoals and Elsie Mae Webber, Jasper; a brother, Norman Bauernfiend, Shoals; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Imogene Cooper; a sister, Arnetta Wininger and two brothers, Elvis and Leo Bauernfiend.
(Sept. 17, 1998)

PHILIP WHITE
LAND-O-LAKES, Fla.-Philip Eugene White, 64, formerly of Paoli, died at the University Community Hospital, Tampa, Fla. Thursday.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. The Rev. Gary Cooper will officiate.
There is no visitation planned.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date.
He was born in Indiana on Oct. 29, 1933 to Luther and Beatrice (Dunn) White.
White, a 1951 Paoli High School graduate, worked in the water treatment and sprinkler service. He was a Lake Myrtle Baptist Church member and active in the baptist church youth groups. He was also a Land-O-Lakes Chamber of Commerce member. He had lived in Paoli until 1970.
Surviving is a brother, William L. White, Normal, Ill.
(Sept. 17, 1998)

BETTY CULBERTSON
The funeral for Betty Culbertson was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, at 10:30 this morning with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastors Johnny Sliger and Dan Caldwell officiated. Pallbearers were: Joshua Miley, Greg Carroll, Christopher Dillon, Kevin Carroll, Del Culbertson, Jim Christensen and Joe Carroll.
 

Sept. 17, 1998 Obituaries and Funerals
RICHARD GRABER
Dr. Richard D. Graber, 58, formerly of Paoli, Ind., died at his Washington residence Wednesday at 12:45 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Providence Mennonite Church. Bro. Maury Brenneman and pastor Howard Wagler will officiate. Interment will be at the Church Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight at the church and after 10 a.m. Friday until service time. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born to Jacob R. and Edna (Stoll) Graber in Daviess County on July 22, 1940. He married Marge Graber on Sept. 12, 1959 and she survives in Washington.
Graber was a family practice physician in Paoli for 23 years. He was a 1967 Indiana University graduate with a b.a. in biology and 1971 Indiana University Medical School graduate. He was also a member of the Providence Mennonite Church, Optimist International, American Academy of Family Physicians and Indiana University Alumni Association.
Also surviving are his father, Jacob R. Graber, Odon; a daughter, Shannon Gayle Yoder, Montgomery; a son, Stuart Anthony Graber, Washington; three grandchildren; a sister, Vera Sue Yoder, Peoria, Ariz. and five brothers, Steve Graber, Odon; Merle and Aaron Graber, both of Peoria, Ariz.; Raymond Graber, Phoenix, Ariz. and Eldon Graber, Glendale, Ariz.
In lieu of flowers the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: Habitat for Humanity c/o Paul Miller, Rt. 3, Box 520, Montgomery, 47558.
(Sept. 16, 1998)
RALPH COLVIN
SEYMOUR-Ralph Gilbert Colvin, 75, died at 6 a.m. Wednesday at his residence. He had been in failing health for a year.
The funeral will be at St. Ambrose Catholic Church Saturday at 10 a.m. with Fr. Joseph Sheets officiating. Burial will take place in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Four Corners, Ind.
A rosary service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday. A military graveside service will be conducted by American Legion and the VFW of Seymour.
Visitation will be at the Voss Chapel from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday before the funeral.
He was born to Leo and Sadie (Cullivan) Colvin on June 11, 1923 in Washington. They preceded him in death. He married Audrey V. Speck on Jan. 17, 1948 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Four Courners and she survives.
Colvin was retired from Thronton Oil Company as a construction supervisor. He and his brother, Orville, were carpenters for many years in Seymour. He was a St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Seymour, member. He was also in the Army Airforce and World War II veteran. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, third and fourth degree, former grand knight, American Legion and the Elks Club. He moved to Jackson County in 1945.
Also surviving are five daughters, Dorothy Day, Mary Louise Voss, Jane Nowling, Theresa Schwartz and Barbara Marling, all of Seymour; three sons, Tony and Tim Colvin, both of Seymour and Tom Colvin, Sheridan; five sisters, Ermal Brown, Mildred Spaulding, Mary Edith Hayes and Norma Werden, all of Washington and Helen Seals, Loogootee; 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and Orville Colvin and two sisters, Ruth Flaherty and Esther Amsden.
Memorials may be given to St. Ambrose Catholic Church, St. Ambrose School or Jackson County Hospice.
(Sept. 16, 1998)

DELMA ALLEN
BLOOMINGTON-Delma Kay Allen, 61, died at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Green and Hearld Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Vanhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.
Visitation is Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
She was born on May 13, 1937 in Daviess County to Louis D. and Hannah J. (Frazo) Brown. They preceded her in death. She married Charles H. Allen and he survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Janet Wade, Ellettsville and Paula Brown, Bloomington; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two brothers, Dennis Brown, Washington and James Brown, Indianapolis; four sisters, Nancy Bolton, Washington; Debra Yeager, Russiaville; Clara Kahunanui, Hawaii and Susan McCall, Evansville.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Cythia J. and Patrica L. Allen; a sister, Barabra Alcorn, Seattle, Wash. and a brother, Larry E. Brown, Washington.

FRED COSGROVE
Fred M. Cosgrove, 57, 11 West Van Trees St., died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday at his residence. He had been in failing health, but death was sudden.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Maryís Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and after 8 a.m. Friday until the funeral hour. There will be a rosary prayed at 6 tonight.
He was born on Dec. 25, 1940 in Washington to Bernard and Rosa S. (Colbert) Cosgrove. They preceded him in death.
Cosgrove, a 1959 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was retired from the US Postal Service. He was a St. Maryís Church and K of C Lodge member. He had served in the US Army during the Viet Nam Conflict. He was also a lifetime community member and Rose Poly Technical College graduate.
Surviving are his children, Michael S. Cosgrove and Shannon R. Cosgrove, both of Pickney, Mich.; two brothers, Bernard Cosgrove, Jr., OíFallon, Ill. and Thomas Cosgrove, Las Vegas, Nev. and three sisters, Dorothea Murphy, Washington; Joyce Davis, Wheeling, Ill. and Donna Clark, Clarksville, Tenn.
(Sept. 15, 1998)

BRUCE NICHOLAS
Bruce A. Nicholas, 40, Washington, formerly of Olney, Ill., died at 10:41 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at the Stasi-Grove Funeral Home, Olney Ill. Friday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Eddie Hodges officiating. Interment will be at the Goss Cemetery, rural Olney, Ill.. Military rites will be by Richland Co. Veterans Organization.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight.
He was born on Feb. 14, 1958 in Olney, Ill. to William and Mary (Nicholas) Crick.
Nicholas worked at Professional Transportation Inc., Vincennes. He was also an Army veteran stationed in Korea.
Surviving are his mother, Mary Ditch, Olney, Ill.; three sons, Cody and Kyle Nicholas, both of Washington and Buddy Nicholas, West Liberty, Ill.; a daughter, Amanda Knight, Robinson, Ill.; five brothers, Everett Lee Thompson, Jr., Travis, William and Jeff Nicholas, all of Olney, Ill. and Robert D. Nicholas, Clay City, Ill.; six sisters, Lisa Robinson, Deborah Jones, Ruth Ann Willing, Dianna K. Bear and Katheryn Banks, all of Olney, Ill. and Judy Tichy, Orem, Utah.
He was preceded in death by his father, a brother and his grandparents.
(Sept. 12, 1998)

PHILLIP BARTLEY
PETERSBURG-Phillip D. Bartley, 37, died at 5:38 p.m. Monday at Welborn Hospital, Evansville, following an automobile accident.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bro. Keith Jenkins will officiate. Interment will be at the McClure Cemetery, Otwell.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on June 17, 1961 in Princeton to Alvin E. and Annamae (Woodall) Bartley. They preceded him in death.
Bartley was a construction worker affiliated with Labor Local #561. He was also a member of the Eagles Lodge in Winslow.
Surviving are two daughters, Melissa Atkins and Rachel Bartley, both of Petersburg; three brothers, Alvin Dene and Russell E. Bartley, both of Petersburg and Roger D. Bartley, Patoka; a sister, Janice Freeland, Petersburg and a granddaughter.
(Sept. 14, 1998)

JUANITA HAYES
LOOGOOTEE-Juanita Gail Hayes, 68, died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. The Rev. Roy Vogan will officiate with interment in the Goodwill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
She was born on Nov. 7, 1929 in Lawrence County to Joy Wright and Ruby Emaline (Shelton) Lackey. They preceded her in death. She married Hugh J. Hayes on June 21, 1953 and he preceded her in death in 1990.
Hayes was a retired LPN from Gentlecare of Loogootee. She had attended Southern First Baptist Church of Loogootee. She graduated from the Detroit School for Licensed Practical Nurses. She practiced rehabilitation and geriatrics nursing in both Michigan and Indiana.
Surviving are a daughter, Joy Hayes, Loogootee; three sisters, Jean Rockwell, Loogootee; Carolyn Carmicheal, Bloomfield and Patricia Vogan, Fountain Inn, S.C. and two grandchildren.
(Sept. 15, 1998)

LILLIAN JONES
INDIANAPOLIS-Lillian Ann Jones, 105, died at 6:25 a.m. Sept. 11 at the Castleton Healthcare Center, Indianapolis.
The funeral was at the DeBaun Springhill Chapel, Terre Haute, on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Burial was in the Highland Lawn Cemetery.
She was born in Washington on Feb. 27, 1893 to Wesley and Laura (Fields) Walford. She married Harold Leroy Jones and he preceded her in death in 1956.
Jones was a Woodruff Place Baptist Church member.
Surviving are: five sons, Robert T. Jones and Harold Dale, both Terre Haute; Wayne A. Jones, Indianapolis; Charles K., Farmersburg, Ind. and Carl W., Seattle, Wash.; two daughters, Mildred R. Padget and Audrey A. Cooley, both of Indianapolis; a brother, James Lloyd Walford, Washington; 29 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and nine great-greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Donald R. and William Leroy Jones.
(Sept. 11, 1998)

LANNIE DeJARNETT
PETERSBURG-Lannie DeJarnett, 50, died of cancer at his residence this morning at 3:15.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. Pastor Joe Wilson will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Sept. 25, 1947 in Pike County to Thurlo and Pauline (Phillips) DeJarnett. His father and stepmother, Nellie DeJarnett, survive in Petersburg while his mother preceded him in death. He married Teresa McFarland and she survives.
Also surviving are a son, Curtis Taylor, Petersburg; two daughters, Christina Fellers, Loogootee and Lisa Powers, Winslow; a brother, Tom DeJarnett, Otwell; three sisters, Fontella Young, Oakland City; Tina Kay Robling, Winslow and Cloetta Hollander, Ft. Branch and six grandchildren.
(Sept. 16, 1998)

JAY COOMER
The funeral for Jay Coomer was at 10:30 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was at the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Chalmer Burden officiated. Pallbearers were: David McFarland, Darren Ledgerwood, Jim Sanders, Bud Robling, Jason Coomer and Bob Robling.

IVA MOORE
The funeral for Iva Mae Moore was at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. The Rev. Dennis Nelson officiated. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals. Pallbearers were: Doug Bowman, Todd Bowman, Eric Lundy, Mark Stevens, Keith Williams and Tony Williams.

STEPHEN GLENN
The funeral for Stephen R. Glenn was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, Vincennes. The Rev. Dr. Jack Glenn officiated. Interment was at the Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery in Ft. Wayne.

LLOYD HILL
The funeral for Lloyd Ellis Hill was at 11 this morning at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. The Rev. Glenn Turner officiated with interment in the Maria Creek Cemetery. Military graveside rites were conducted by the Vincennes American Legion Post #73. Pallbearers were: Robert Steimel, Kenny Steimel, Phil Steimel, Jim Wesner, Joe Hatton and Joe Stout.
 

Obituaries and Funerals Sept. 15
PHILLIP BARTLEY
PETERSBURG-Phillip D. Bartley, 37, died at 5:38 p.m. Monday at Welborn Hospital, Evansville, following an automobile accident.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bro. Keith Jenkins will officiate. Interment will be at the McClure Cemetery, Otwell.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
(Sept. 14, 1998)
JUANITA HAYES
LOOGOOTEE-Juanita G. Hayes, 68, died at 12:15 this morning at Jasper Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee.
(Sept. 15, 1998)

ALLISON STALLINGS
ST. LOUIS, Mo.-Allison Stallings, stillborn daughter of Heath and Shannon Porter Stallings, Columbia, Ill., died at 1:45 p.m. Monday at St. Johnís Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate.
Surviving along with her parents are her maternal grandparents, Tom and Debbie Porter, Vincennes; paternal grandparents, Betty and Hugh Waggoner, Oaktown; maternal great-grandparents, Ray and Juanita Stremming, Bicknell; paternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Stallings, Fairfield, Ill. and paternal great-great-grandmother, Edith Pottors, Oaktown.
(Sept. 14, 1998)

BETTY CULBERTSON
PETERSBURG-Betty Culbertson, 59, died of natural causes at her residence this morning at 4.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, at 10:30 a.m. Friday with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Bro. Johnny Sliger will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on Dec. 30, 1938 in Pike County to Charles and Janie L. (Ellis) Carroll. Her mother survives in Winslow. She married Billy J. Culbertson and he survives.
Culbertson attended the Glezen General Baptist Church.
Also surviving are two daughters, Diana Crow, Washington and Kelly S. Dillon, Petersburg; two brothers, Bill Carroll, Petersburg and David Carroll, Colorado Springs, Colo.; three sisters, Marsha Cannon, Loogootee; Mary Cline, Montgomery and Judy Christensen, Colvis, New Mexico; five grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Randy Joe Culbertson.
(Sept. 15, 1998)

ERMEL JONES
SPEEDWAY-Ermel (Moore) Jones, 83, died Monday at the Lakeview Manor.
The funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Flanner-Buchanan Speedway Mortuary. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Calling will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
She was born in Washington to the late William S. and Ethyl (Fish) Moore, Speedway.
Jones was a payroll clerk for Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance, retiring from there in 1979 after 15 years of service. She was also a Speedway Christian Church and American Legion Post 500 Ladies Auxiliary member.
Surviving are her husband, Frederick N. Jones, Speedway; a son, Kenneth Jones, Speedway; four sisters, Bonnie Grider and Joyce Critchlow, both of Washington; Norma Hackler, Plainfield; Emily Moore, Indianapolis; two brothers, Burton and Donald Moore, both of Washington; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Speedway Christian Church.
(Sept. 14, 1998)

JOHN CARRICO
The funeral for John R. Carrico was at 2 p.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
The Rev. Lowell Will officiated.
Interment was at the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Ryan Carrico, Jackie Carrico, Jay Berry, Tim Crays, Roger Jewell, Brian Carrico and Jack Carrico.
 

Sept. 14, 1998
CATHERINE LeROY
LEESBURG, Fla.-Catherine Patricia LeRoy, 83, formerly of Bicknell, died at the LRMC Hospital in Leesburg, Fla. Saturday at 12:34 p.m.
Graveside services will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery Tuesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. John Moreland will officiate.
There is no visitation planned.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1915 in Vincennes to LeNetta (Bottoms) and Owen Agar. She married Morris C. LeRoy in Vincennes on Jan. 19, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1986.
LeRoy was a housewife in her own home. She was also a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in Leesburg, Fla.
Surviving are her children, LeNetta Williams, Vincennes and Maurice O. LeRoy, Dwight, Ill.; a sister, Mary Robb, Evansville; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son and a daughter.
(Sept. 12, 1998)
IVA MOORE
LOOGOOTEE-Iva Mae Moore, 89, formerly of French Lick, died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial will be at the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on May 12, 1909 in Gibson County to William Maddison and Annie Olethia (Creek) Bowman. She married Ottis ìBearî Moore on Jan. 4, 1927.
Moore attended Powell Valley Methodist Church.
Also surviving is a sister, Marie Williams, Loogootee.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and seven brothers.
(Sept. 12, 1998)

JAY COOMER
PETERSBURG-Jay Coomer, 74, died at 7:10 p.m. Sunday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Chalmer Burden will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born in Princeton on Jan. 18, 1924 to Blanche Lewis Coomer Johns and Russell Coomer. He married Oneida M. McFarland and she survives in Petersburg.
Coomer was a Conrail conductor. He was also a General Baptist Church, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are a son, Darrell Coomer, Petersburg; two daughters, Marilyn Palmer, Washington and Janet Shoemaker, Owensville; a brother, Bill Coomer, Oakland City; a sister, Charlotte Oxley, Tennison; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
(Sept. 13, 1998)

DREXEL WOODS
PETERSBURG-Drexel Woods, 63, died at his residence Friday at 2 p.m.
The funeral was at 11 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Frederick officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery.
He was born on Nov. 26, 1933 in Petersburg to Albert and Beatrice (Wolven) Woods. He married Murphy and she survives.
Woods was a Korean war veteran.
Surviving is a sister, Judy Willis, Winslow.
(Sept. 11, 1998)

AVA RATLIFF
VINCENNES-Ava Elizabeth (Nicholson-Allen) Ratliff, 80, formerly of Williams, died Saturday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Queen Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Merel Emmons will officiate. Interment will be at the Goodwill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Feb. 12, 1918 in Bicknell to James and Mary Wininger Nicholson. She married Samuel David Allen on May 26, 1935 in Lawrenceville, Ill. and he preceded her in death in 1980. She then married Hubert Ratliff on Sept. 23, 1985 and he preceded her in death in 1997.
Surviving are five daughters, Mary Pickett, Monroe City; Glaria Williams, Anna Woodsmall, Sandra Moyer and Debra Staley, all of Vincennes; six sons, Jerry Allen, Loogootee, Bobby and Randall Allen, both of Vincennes; Larry Allen, Emison; David Allen, Colorado and Harold Allen, Texas; a brother, Samuel Nicholson, Brownstown; two sisters, Dorothy Moore, Ragsdale and Marie Jukini, Vincennes; 42 grandchildren and 51 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Clifford Allen; three grandchildren, Anthony Pickett, Nichol Graig and Robin Allen and a great-grandchild, Brinna Stevens.
(Sept. 12, 1998)

SARA DOOLEY
LOOGOOTEE-Sara Berdena Dooley, 94, died at 9:06 p.m. Saturday at the Martin County Health Care and Rehab Center, Loogootee.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church, Loogootee. Burial will follow in the St. John Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the service hour on Wednesday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church.
She was born on Aug. 10, 1904 in Daviess County to Dr. Orris E. and Iva (Briscoe) Dooley. She married Joseph Matthew Dooley and he preceded her in death.
Dooley graduated from Lindenwood College in 1928 with a bachelor of science degree in education. She later became librarian accredited from Indiana State University. She taught in the school systems at Loogootee, Montgomery, Tell City and French Lick.
She was also an active member of Loogootee United Methodist Church and past president and long time member of the Loogootee Womanís Club and the Sewing Club.
Surviving are two sons, David M. Dooley, Fox Point, Wi. and Dr. M. Richard Dooley, Scottsdale, Ariz.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Randall J. Dooley; a brother, Dr. E. Briscoe Lett; a sister, Kathro Williams and a grandson.
(Sept. 12, 1998)

STEPHEN GLENN
BICKNELL-Stephen R. Glenn, 46, died at 12:15 this morning at his residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church, Vincennes. The Rev. Dr. Jack Glenn will officiate. Interment will be at the Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery in Ft. Wayne at 2 p.m. Friday. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel and an hour prior to funeral service at the Church.
He was born on Jan. 7, 1952 in Chicago, Ill. to the Rev. Dr. Jack and Phyllis G. (Hubartt) Glenn. He married Martha Kasnick on Sept. 7, 1974 and she survives.
Glenn was Vanís Carburator and Electric of Indianapolis and Vincennes memberships manager. He also was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Vincennes and had been a Vincennes University student. He had lived in Bicknell for 10 years.
Also surviving are: two sons, Matthew and James Glenn, both at home; two sisters, Anne Wirt and Ruth Glenn, both of Ft. Wayne and two brothers, John Glenn, Indianapolis and Philip Glenn, Goose Creek, S.C.
Memorials may be given to Wellborn Ongology Unit of Welborn Hospital, Evansville, in his name.
(Sept. 14, 1998)

ELLIS HILL
BRUCEVILLE-L. Ellis Hill, 74, died at 12:01 a.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bruceville. Interment will be in the Mariah Creek Cemetery. The Rev. Glenn Turner will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bruceville.
There will be military graveside services.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1923 in Knox County to Lloyd and Josie (Carrico) Hill. He married Thelma Helderman on June 28, 1947 and she survives.
Hill lived most of his life in Knox County and was a farmer. He also was a member of the Bruceville United Methodist Church, Bruceville Rod and Gun Club and the Vincennes VFW. He attended Purdue University and served in the US Army in Europe.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael W. Hill, Bruceville and Stephen Hill, Bicknell; two sisters, Beulah Brothers, Bicknell and Phyllis Harrison, Monroe City; two granddaughters; a stepgranddaughter and a stepgreat-grandson.
He was preceded in death by a son, Walter, who died in infancy in 1951.
(Sept. 13, 1998)

MICHAEL KEMP
The funeral for Michael Kemp was at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pleasant View Mennonite Church with the Revs. William Yoder, Noah Knepp, Jr. and Gerald Graber officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were: Stanley Graber, Greg Miller, Marlin Swartzentruber, Marty Graber, Vernon Wagler and Steve Farmwald.

ISABEL KALB
The funeral for Isabel Kalb was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in the Cuzco Cemetery in Dubois County. The Rev. Claude Chastain officiated. Pallbearers were: Dale Brown, Bill Kalb, Steve Smith, Steve Deckard, John Stetler and Gerald Kalb. Honorary pallbearers were: Fred Beck, Ernie Lewis, Oliver Zehr, Karl Harker, David Stetler and Kenny Kalb.
 
 

Sept. 11, 1998
MICHAEL KEMP
ELLETSVILLE-Michael Kemp, 32, died at 3:15 a.m. Thursday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pleasant View Mennonite Church with the Revs. William Yoder, Noah Knepp Jr. and Gerald Graber. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 today at the church.
Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on March 26, 1966 in Dubois County to John and Ada Marie (Miller) Kemp. They survive in Cannelburg.
Kemp graduated from Vincennes University as a surveyor. He worked with Crider & Crider Construction Company of Bloomington. He also attended Pleasant View Elementary and Grace Baptist High School.
Also surviving are two sons, Dustin and Damon Kemp, both of Bloomington; four sisters, Judy Wagler, Washington; Janice Lengacher, Cannelburg; Linda Graber, Loogootee and Karen Graber, Montgomery and a brother, Keith Kemp, Cannelburg.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Pete and Katie Miller and Chris and Annie Kemp.
(Sept. 10, 1998)
ISABEL KALB
SHOALS-Isabel Kalb, 100, died at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Cuzco Cemetery in Dubois County. The Rev. Claude Chastain will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born on Aug. 5, 1898 in Orange County, Ind. to William Grant and May Rita (Compton) Simmons. She married Conrad John Kalb on April 5, 1918 and he preceded her in death.
Kalb was a member of Windom Grange, Rusk Homemaker Club, Jugrox Grandmotherís Club, Garden Club, Shoals Legion World War II Auxiliary and Shoals Church of the Nazarene.
Surviving are two daughters, Elaine Stetler and Iris Brown, both of Shoals; three sons, Melchior G. and Conrad Dale Kalb, both of Shoals and Marvin K. Kalb, Indianapolis; 19 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren and a sister, Helen Schiller, Gary, Ind.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Roger Kieth Kalb; two brothers and two sisters.
(Sept. 10, 1998)

JOHN CARRICO
John R. Carrico, 47, Washington, died at Good Samaritan Hospital Thursday at 9:48 p.m. He had been in failing health for the last four years and seriously ill for two months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time on Monday.
He was born on Dec. 7, 1950 in Daviess County to John W. and Daisy (Stephens) Carrico. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Washington.
Also surviving are a son, Shawn Carrico, Loogootee; two grandchildren; a brother, Paul J. Carrico, Washington; a sister, Sharon Fields, Loogootee; a halfbrother, Rod Carrico, Virginia and a halfsister, Marsha Shafer, St. Anthony, Ind. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Bill Carrico and a grandson, Logan Robert Carrico.
(Sept. 10, 1998)

GLENN RANEY
TRENTON, Ill.-Glenn E. Raney, 70, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital, Breese.
Graveside services were today at 2:30 p.m. at Jefferson National Barracks in St. Louis, Mo.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1928 in Loogootee to Russel Raney and Lyona (Smith-Raney) Clark. He married Patricia Aldrich on June 26, 1952 in Mattydale, N.Y. and she survives in Trenton.
Raney served 28 years with the United States Air Force and Navy in 1945 to 1973 and chief organization division and manpower. He was also a member of the Belton, Mo., VFW, Loogootee, American Legion Post 120 and Air Force Sgts. Association.
Also surviving are a son, Glenn E. Raney, Jr., Trenton; three daughters, Mary Cogar, Maryville, Tenn.; Kathleen Parker, Kansas, Kan. and Glenda Avolio, Lancaster, Calif.; two brothers, John H. Raney, East Peoria, Ill. and William T. Raney, Dover, Del.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, George L. Raney and Marlin P. Raney and a sister, Mary L. Raney.
Memorials may be made to the Trenton Public Library and will be received at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton who is handling the arrangements.
(Sept. 8, 1998)

CORLETTA TALLEY
The funeral for Corletta M. Talley was at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bethany Christian Church. Bro. Ben Bean officiated with interment in Bethany Cemetery. Pallbearers were: George Talley, Steve Dyer, Robert OíBrian, William Hardy, Gary Titus and Truman Hedrick.
 

Sept. 10, 1998
RYAN WELP
Ryan Keith Welp, 18, 4 Terrace Park Drive, died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. He died as result of injuries he suffered in an automobile accident on Aug. 11.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Simonís Catholic Church. Frs. David Martin and Lowell Will will officiate. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight and from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel.
A Christian wake service will be at 4 today.
He was born on April 20, 1980 in Evansville to Keith and Jilaine (Campton) Welp.
Welp, a 1998 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was to enter Vincennes University this Fall. He was also a St. Simonís Catholic Church member.
Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Kevin Doerner; his father and stepmother, Mitzi Welp; a sister, Brittany Welp; a stepsister, Brittany Clark; a stepbrother, Todd Clark; his grandparents, Elaine and James Campton and LaVerne and Gene Welp, all of Washington and his greatgrandmothers, Cornelia Welp and Leona Fleck, both of Jasper.
(Sept. 9, 1998)
 

Sept. 9, 1998
VELOIS ANDERSON
IOWA FALLS, Iowa-Velois Anderson, 81, died at Scenic Manor in Iowa Falls, Iowa on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church in Dows, Iowa with interment in the Otis Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: grandsons, Matthew Anderson, Mark Anderson, Mark Bledsoe, Gaylon Byler, Terry Feather, Jasen Stoll and Wayne Wilkinson.
She was born on April 18, 1917 in Franklin County, Iowa. She married Elwood O. Anderson on June 20, 1940 and he survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Duan Anderson, Grandbury, Texas and Mike Anderson, Loogootee; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a sister.
(Sept. 4, 1998)

BILLY LONG
The funeral for Billy L. Long was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Hope Christian Church, Washington. Entombment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens with the Rev. John Schlueter and assistant Ron Raymond officiating. Pallbearers were: Art Neiswanger, Marvin Jolliff, Billy D. Long, Denny Long, Greg Halter and Rex Gress. Honorary pallbearers were: Marvin Thompson, Malcolm Radcliffe, Wesley Halter, Katherine Long, Aaron Long, Ashley Long and Tyler Long.Obituaries & Funerals for Sept. 8, 1998
 

Sept. 8, 1998
TREVA EVERHART
NORTH VERNON, Ind.-Treva Everhart, 71, died at the St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, on Sunday at 3:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home, 420 S. State, North Vernon, Ind., Wednesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Bart Smith officiating. Burial will take place in the Vernon (Ind.) Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
There will be Moose Memorial Service at 7 tonight at the funeral home by the Moose Lodge of North Vernon.
She was born on May 21, 1927 in Columbia, Ky. to Florence and Clara (Bryant) Cowan. They preceded her in death. She married Bernard Raymond Everhart on Jan. 21, 1945 in Scottsburg, Ind. and he preceded her in death on Sept. 3, 1992.
Everhart was a homemaker. She was also a Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2012 Ladies Auxiliary; Moose Lodge of North Vernon and Coffee Creek Conservation Club member.
Surviving are four daughters, Patsy Holland, Washington; Karen Switzer and Cindy Long, both of North Vernon and Roberta Montgomery, Seymour; three sons, Bernard Everhart, North Vernon; Dennis Everhart, Watseke, Ill. and Kenneth Everhart, Hoopston, Ill.; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Virginia and Vicky Everhart; a granddaughter, Nikki Long; a sister, Lela Foster and three brothers, Lorimar, Claude and Golden Cowan.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.
(Sept. 6, 1998)
JOSEPH McDONALD
INDIANAPOLIS-Joseph Leo ìLittle Joeî McDonald, 70, died of natural causes at his residence Saturday.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Daniel F. OíRiley Funeral Home followed by Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery.
Calling will be from 2 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He married Elizabeth L. Wilson and she survives.
McDonald was a self-employed landscaper establishing Little Joe McDonald Landscaping Service in 1962 and operating until the present. He was a member of the St. Mark Church and The Loyal Order of Moose in Washington. He had received a high school education.
Also surviving are a son, Joseph Bing McDonald; two daughters, Karen Lyons and Patricia Rogers; a sister, Helen Gootee; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
(Sept. 5, 1998)

CORLETTA TALLEY
MONTGOMERY-Corletta M. Talley, 91, died at 2 a.m. Sunday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bethany Christian Church. Bro. Ben Bean will officiate with interment in the Bethany Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at Gill Chapel and after 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the Church.
She was born on Nov. 9, 1906 to Benjamin C. and Adeline (Goble) Hedrick. She married Robert Snider in 1924 and he preceded her in death in 1953. She then married George Talley, Sr., in 1957 and he survives.
Talley was housewife and Bethany Christian Church member. She also had attended Alfordsville Schools.
Also surviving are two sons, Robert E. and Stanely Dale Snider, both of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; 15 stepgrandchildren; 14 stepgreat-grandchildren; five stepdaughters, Mary L. Brown, Bloomington; Ruby Albee, Rantoul, Ill.; Margaret Silver, Thousand Palms, Calif.; Willow Bussard, Bellflower, Calif. and Barbra Robinson, Naples, Texas and two stepsons, George Tally, Jr., Washington and Robert Eugene Talley, Bend, Or.
She was also preceded in death by a son, James Richard Snider; three brothers; four sisters and a stepgreat-grandson.
(Sept. 6, 1998)

ROGER JOHNSON
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill.-Roger M. Johnson, 82, formerly of Washington, died at 1:20 p.m. on Saturday at the United Methodist Village.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Cresthaven Cemetery, Claremont, Ill.
Visitation will be from noon until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Ill.
He was born on April 7, 1916 in Mill Shoals, Ill. to Elijah and Lillian (Bonney) Johnson. They preceded him in death. He married Emogene Cupp on Oct. 12, 1940 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 13, 1984.
Johnson was a train dispatcher for B&O Railroad retiring in 1977. He was also a former Lehigh Acres, Fla. resident living there for 18 years. He was charter member of the Lehigh Acres Elks and lifetime BPOE member.
Surviving are four nieces, Wilda Christy, Carolyn Fitch, Julia Shick and Marilyn Wagner, all of Lawrenceville, Ill.
He was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
(Sept. 5, 1998)

CHARLES JORDAN
The funeral for Charles R. ìLaddieî Jordan was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Steve Kaetzel officiated and interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Jim Englehart, John Edwards, Larry McLin and Darrell, Tom and Bob Underwood.

MARVIN HENSON
The funeral for Marvin R. Henson was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bro. Chad Clark officiated with interment in the Otwell Cemetery. Pallbearers were his nephews.

HAZEL EMMICK
The funeral for Hazel Emmick was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dennis Kordes, Ray Grubb, Vernon Chamberlain, Randy Emmick, Darrel Barber and Kenny Lewis.
 
 

Sept. 4, 1998
HAZEL EMMICK
Hazel M. Emmick, 88, formerly of Sunset Towers, died at Eastgate Manor Nursing Center today at 12:45 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Sept. 4, 1998)
BILLY LONG
ELNORA-Billy L. Long, 58, died at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 7 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
(Sept. 3, 1998)

MARVIN HENSON
OTWELL-Marvin Henson, 67, died of natural causes at his residence Thursday at 11:47 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bro. Chad Clark will officiate with interment in the Otwell Cemetery. Veterans graveside services will be accorded by the Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on April 17, 1931 in Winslow to John V. and Tura (Church) Henson. He married Delores Garland and she preceded him in death on Oct. 5, 1970. He then married Margaret Anderson in 1987 and she survives.
Henson was employed at North American Products in Jasper for 25 years. He was a Korean War veteran and Contenders of Faith Church member in Otwell.
Also surviving are two sons, Alan Henson, Petersburg and Mark Henson, Huntingburg; a daughter, Cathy Dearing, Otwell; a stepson, Bryan Quackenbush, Otwell; three grandchildren and a stepgrandchild.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny and Jack Henson.
(Sept. 3, 1998)

JERRY HORRALL
PHOENIX, Ariz.-Jerry B. Horrall, 63, died in Phoenix Ariz. Aug. 21.
Services were conducted at Camelback Sunset Funeral Home, Phoenix, Ariz.
He was born in Washington to Steward and Etta (Hopkins) Horrall. Horrall was a retired self-employed contractor and veteran of the Arizona National Guard. He moved to Arizona in 1944.
Surviving are three sons, Lester E., Ryan D. and Jerry R.; four grandchildren, all of Phoenix and a brother, Lon R. Horrall.
(Aug. 21, 1998)

SUE FORE
TULSA, Okla.-Sue Ann Fore, 68, formerly of Washington, died May 19 in Tulsa, Okla.
Interment was on May 22 at Fairview Cemetery in Tulsa, Okla.
Surviving are five sons, Cris Wimmenauer, Washington; Mark Fore, Wadesville, Ind.; Mike Wimmenauer, Columbia, Mo.; Greg Wimmenauer, Renton, Wash. and Ron Wimmenauer, Tulsa, Okla.; several grandchildren and a brother, John Brown, Nevada.
She was preceded in death by his parents, Pearl and John Merritt Brown.
(May 19, 1998)

FLORENCE STONE
The funeral for Florence Stone was at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment was in Bethany Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Purcell officiated. Pallbearers: Douglas Nail, George Nail, John Nail, Richie Byrer, Steve Hill and Carl Hatfield.

JOHN KNIGGA
HANOVER, Ind.-John F. ìFreddieî Knigga, 74, died at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday at Kingís Daughtersí Hospital, Madison, Ind.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Morgan-Webster-Nay Funeral Home, 325 Demaree Drive, Madison, Ind. The Rev. Arnold Cutter will officiate. Interment will be at the Grandview Memorial Gardens, Madison, Ind. Full military rites will be conducted at the graveside by Jefferson Post #9 of the American Legion. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight and Friday from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1924 in Ohio County, Ind. to Christian Henry ìChrisî and Audra Blanche (Waller) Knigga. His mother survives in Vevay, Ind. while his father preceded him in death on Aug. 29, 1963. He married Martha Ann Raisor on June 28, 1946 and she survives.
Knigga, a Vevay High School graduate, was a member of Hanover VFW Post; American Angus Association; Indiana State Angus Association; Kentucky Great Meadows Angus Association and Southern Indiana Angus Association. He was also a Hanover Baptist Church member where he had served as a deacon, trustee, treasurer and superintendent of Sunday School.
He retired in 1986 after 32 years of service with the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation in Madison. He retired as a yard supervisor. He also had positions of crane operator, pilot and captain of the tug boat. Furthermore, he and his wife were owners and operators of Knigga Angus Farm, where they raised registered angus cattle. He was reared near Fairview in Switzerland County and had resided in the Hanover community since 1955.
He was a World War II veteran serving as an Army Tech Fifth Grade and helped with clean up operations of the Normandy Invasion.
Surviving are a daughter, Bonita J. Werne, Washington; son, Bradley R. Knigga, Russiaville, Ind.; a sister, Hazel Dorsey, Fairview, Ind. and six grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kingís Daughtersí Hospice or the Jefferson County Chapter of the American Cancer Society.
(Sept. 2, 1998)

VIVIAN MCNAUGHTON
Cora Vivian McNaughton, 93, Emerald House, died at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center Tuesday at 6:10 p.m.
Graveside services will be at the Bethel Cemetery Wednesday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate. There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on April 8, 1905 in Jeffersonville, Ind. to Gustave A. and Cora A. (Russ) Denzler. She married Dr. L.M. McNaughton on Aug. 9, 1930 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 16, 1975.
McNaughton, a 1923 Jeffersonville High School graduate, was a registered nurse and graduated in 1927 from Indiana University School of Nursing. She was also a supervisor at Riley Hospital in Indianapolis for three years before her marriage. She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority and House and Garden Homemakers Club.
Surviving are a daughter Carolyn Sue Colbert, Washington; Dr. Thomas M. McNaughton, Evansville; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and two brothers, Dr. Russ Denzler, Alberquerque, N.M. and Dr. Charles Denzler, Sumner, Wash. She was also preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Helping Hearts Hospice c/o Daviess County Hospital.
(Sept. 1, 1998)

CHARLES JORDAN
Charles R. ìLaddieî Jordan, 58, Rt. 1, died at 1:14 p.m. Wednesday in ICU at St. Maryís Hospital, Evansville. He had been in failing health, but death was sudden.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Steve Kaetzel will officiate and interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. until the service time on Saturday.
He was born on Aug. 7, 1940 in Washington to Elwood T. and Lucille (Underwood) Jordan. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives.
Jordan, a 1958 Washington High School graduate, was an operating engineer in construction work. He was a Christ United Methodist and Lodge #841 International Union of Operating Engineers member. He was a lifetime community member.
Surviving is a daughter, Amy Jordon, American University at Washington, D.C.
(Sept. 2, 1998)

MILDRED QUINN
The funeral for Mildred Quinn was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington, with the Rev. James Payton officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mark Hirasuna, Bruce Arick, Kurt Gross, Kent Gross, Kendall Gross and Dean Harrawood.

LUCILLE RICHTER
The funeral for Lucille V. Richter was at 11 a.m. today at the Bethel United Church of Christ with the Rev. Herbert Schafale officiating. Interment was in Bethel Cemetery. McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Matthew Richter, Bob Papmeier, Derek Thomas, Garland Richter, Andy Vieck and Melvin Catt. Honorary pallbearers were Frank Dinkens and Howard Devine.
 
 

Sept. 1, 1998
LUCILLE RICHTER
EDWARDSPORT-Lucille V. Richter, 86, died at 11:58 p.m. Monday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
(Aug. 31, 1998)
FLORENCE STONE
ELNORA-Florence J. Stone, 71, died at 7 a.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be in he Bethany Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Purcell will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. until service time on Thursday.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1926 in Daviess County to Edward and Maggie (Taylor) Ross. She married Daniel S. Stone. Stone was a homemaker and Newberry Nazarene Church member.
Surviving are three daughters, Martha Nail, Naomi Hatfield and Maggie Byrer, all of Elnora; a son, Mike Stone, Elnora; 23 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and two brothers, Bill Ross, Lazerne, Mich. and Warner Ross, Bedford.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Steven and James R. Stone; two great-grandchildren; a brother and three sisters.
(Aug. 31, 1998)

STEPHANIE BARBER
Stephanie Lee Barber, 30, Rt. #2, Box 175B, died at 5:55 p.m. Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital.


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