Obituaries from June 2007
Billy E. Lydick
Sept. 30, 1933-June 21, 2007 Billy E. Lydick, 73, Coatesville, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Amo, he was the son of Roy E. and Maryan Franklin Lydick. He married Mary Lou Patrick Lydick, and she survives. He was an accountant for the Indiana Department of Transportation for 22 years and had been a banker at First National Bank in Coatesville for 35 years...
Weyburn McMains Dudley, 85, Muncie, died Monday in Muncie. Born in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Clifford and Hazel McMains. A graduate of Fillmore High School, she lived in Whiteland, Bedford, Kokomo, and Mun-cie, before residing in Lexington, Ky., for 30 years. ...
Stanley M. Johansen
Aug. 16, 1928-June 3, 2007 Stanley M. Johansen, 78, died Sunday at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencas-tle. Born in Winneconne, Wis., he was the son of Samuel and Selma (Williams) Johansen. He was a truck driver for Texas Eastern, retiring in 1988. He was discharged from the U.S. Army in 1952 and had previously lived in Brownsburg...
Clara Edith McGuire
Oct. 8, 1938-June 5, 2007 Clara Edith McGuire, 68, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in New Maysville, Ind., she was the daughter of George N. and Clara Ellen (Kick) Long. A homemaker, she married Gerald R. McGuire on March 5, 1976. He survives...
Flossie M. Plummer
May 30, 1939-June 5, 2007 Flossie M. Plummer, 68, Fillmore, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Frank and Margaret (May) Lancaster. She was the manager at Pizza King in Greencastle for 15 years. She married Richard A. Plummer. He survives...
Caroline E. Sevey
Nov. 13, 1915-June 4, 2007 Caroline E. Sevey, 91, Cloverdale, formerly of Greenwood, died Monday. Born in Antwerp, Ohio, she was the daughter of Frederick N. and Abbie (Carr) Hertel Sr. She had been employed for 20 years by Brown and Pratt Co. as a bookkeeper, retiring in 1976. She was a member of Greenwood Presbyterian Church, serving two terms as deaconness...
George F. Stewart
Oct. 27, 1929-June 23, 2007 George F. Stewart, 77, Greencastle, died Saturday. Born in Sullivan, he was the son of Dustin and Agnes (Headley) Stewart. He moved with his family to Greencastle in 1939 from Dugger. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of 1947 and had served on the class of 1947 alumni committee. He was also a graduate of Indiana State University...
Virginia D. "Ginny" Shaner
Aug. 13, 1941-June 23, 2007 Virginia D. "Ginny" Shaner, 65, Greencastle died Saturday. Born in Fremont, Ohio she was the daughter of Arthur and Lillian Pearl White Dickey. She attended Ross High School, Fremont, Ohio and was a member of New Life Baptist Church and the Moose...
William Lee "Bill" Pickerel
Dec. 9, 1935-June 23, 2007 William Lee "Bill" Pickerel, 71, Coatesville died Saturday at Methodist Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Delbert Wayne and Marjorie Maria Johnson. He was a retired farmer and a U.S. Army ceteran. He is survived by children Juanita Lynn Snodgrass, Lee Anne Pickerel, David William Pickerel and Linda Louise McCalister; brothers Jack and Tom Pickerel; sister Sue Ann Purvis; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren...
Pastor Bill Cox
Pastor Bill Cox, 71, Plainfield, died Friday. Born in Pasadena, Calif., he was the son of William Cox and Glennie (Richardson) Cox. He moved to Indiana in 1948 and graduated from Reelsville High School where he was named salutatorian. He was the pastor of Maple Grove Baptist Church, Plainfield, for more than 40 years and was an author of Christian books. He ministered at the Penal Farm for more than 30 years and established the present jail services at Hendricks County Jail...
Flossie M. Plummer
Flossie M. Plummer, 68, Fillmore, died Tuesday at Putnam County Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Chandler-Hays Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Jasper R. Dye
Sept. 3, 1939-June 4, 2007 Jasper R. Dye, 67, Belle Union, died Monday at his residence. Born in Garrard County, Ky., he was the son of Jasper G. and Pine (Clarkson) Dye. He was the owner and operator of Jasper Manufacturing, Belle Union and served in the U.S. Army...
Mary A. Casida
Oct. 12, 1917-June 2, 2007 Mary A. Casida, 89, Cloverdale, died Sunday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Eminence, she was the daughter of Emil E. and Nora (Balay) Ogles. She was a 1936 graduate of Eminence High School, a long-time member of the Millgrove Methodist Church, and helped run the family turkey farm for many years. She volunteered in the genealogy department of the Putman County Public Library and had published a book on the Casida family history...
William R. Rolls
William R. Rolls, 66, Greencastle, died Thursday at his residence.
Arrangements are pending at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Virginia L. Bray
Sept. 3, 1945-May 31, 2007 Virginia "Aunt Ginny" L. Bray, 61, Crawfordsville, died Thursday at St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Louie "Speed" and Mary Kelsey-Davis. A homemaker, she worked at R.R. Donnelley and Son's-Glenn Street...
June 15, 1922-June 1, 2007 Marthanna Kirts, 84, Danville, died Friday. Born in Carmel, she was the daughter of Lewis F. and Sarah Johnson Hussey. She was a homemaker and a member of White-stone Christian Church. She married Charles Russell Kirts, who preceded her in death...
William "Bill" R. Rolls
April 16, 1941-May 31, 2007 William "Bill" R. Rolls, 66, Greencastle, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Forest City, Pa., he was the son of Albert and Marian (Maculaitis) Rolls. He was a graduate of Vestal High School in New York He was an U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He worked as a security guard with the Pinkerton Security company for several years. He was previously a mail carrier with the U.S. Postal Service, worked at IBM and at the IYC Boys School in Plainfield...
Glenda Jo Runnells Bundy
May 31, 1969-June 3, 2007 Glenda Jo Runnells Bundy, 38, Rockville, died Sunday at the Waters of Greencastle. She was a homemaker. She is survived by daughters Nicole Mangus and Samantha Bund; son Josh Bundy, Rockville; father Glen Rex Runnells and stepmother Linda Runnells; and brothers Glen Runnells, Roachdale, and Richard Runnells and wife Mary, Bainbridge...
Bertha Lee Ellis
Oct. 25, 1914-June 2, 2007 Bertha Lee Ellis, 92, Ladoga, died Saturday at Major Hospital, Shelbyville. Born in Tate, Tenn., she was the daughter of Charles and Gertrude (Miller) Parker. A homemaker, she attended a Baptist church. She married James Ellis. He preceded her in death...
Paul W. "Wally" Martin
Sept. 1, 1923-June 1, 2007 Paul W. "Wally" Martin, 83, Indianapolis, died Friday at Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Paul A. and Ruth M. (Fry) Martin. A 1940 graduate of Greencastle High School, he attended Terre Haute Normal School. ...
Stella Virginia McGaughey
March 17, 1918-June 2, 2007 Stella Virginia McGaughey, 89, Ladoga and Bradenton, Fla., died Sunday at St. Clare Medical Center, Crawfordsville. Born at Russellville, she was the daughter of Warren W. and Laura B. Graham Williams. She graduated from Russellville High School in 1936, and was formerly the co-owner of McGaughey Hardware in Ladoga. She was a member of Ladoga Presbyterian Church, Trailer Estates Activities Club and Associate member of Trailer Estate Covenant Church at Bradenton...
Dorothy C. Sweazey
June 4, 1928-June 2, 2007 Dorothy C. Sweazey, 78, Greencastle, died Saturday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Millard P. and Ina M. (Ingram) Darrah. She had worked in the linen room at Putnam County Hospital and was a member of the Greenwood V.F.W. Auxiliary...
Glenda Jo Bundy
May 31, 1969-June 3, 2007 Glenda Jo Runnells Bundy, 38, Rockville, died Sunday at the Waters of Greencastle. She was a homemaker. She is survived by daughters Nicole Mangus and Samantha Bundy, and son Josh Bundy, Rockville; companion Steve Bundy; father Glen Rex Runnells and step-mother Linda Runnells; and brothers Glen Runnells, Roachdale, and Richard Runnells and wife Mary, Bainbridge...
Lelia Mae Smith Lewis
May 1, 1922-May 21, 2007 Lelia Mae Smith Lewis, 85, Sierra Vista, Ariz., formerly of Putnam County, died Monday, May 21 at Sierra Vista Regional Health Center. Born in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Charles F. and L. Berenice Dale Smith. She was a 1940 graduate of Fillmore High School and a member of the Northwood Christian Church in Indianapolis. She also attended New Hope Fellowship in Sierra Vista, Ariz...
Albert F. O'Neal Jr.
Albert F. "Air Force" O'Neal, 55, Coatesville, died Tuesday. Born in Putnam County, he was he son of Albert F. and Retta (Parrish) O'Neal. He was an engineer for CSX Railroad for 35 years, and was a member of the U.T.U...
Sarah Christine Hendricks
Sarah Christine Hendricks, 94, Cloverdale, died Thursday at The Waters of Greencastle. Born in Crittenden County, Ky., she was the daughter of J.B. and Connie (Ford) Cloyd...
Charles Allen Eastes
Charles Allen Eastes, 57, Quincy, died at his residence on Thursday. Born in Beech Grove, he was the son of Charles Elmer Eastes and Barbara J. (Metzger) Eastes...
Rev. Donald H. Lincicome
Rev. Donald H. Lincicome June 30, 1933-June 20, 2007 Rev. Donald H. Lincicome, 73, Bloomington, died at Bloomington Hospital Monday evening. Born in Monroe County, he was the son of Leonard and Dorothy (Scott) Lincicome...
Virgil Eugene Norris
Virgil Eugene Norris Nov. 30, 1945-June 21, 2007 Virgil Eugene Norris, 61, Fillmore, formerly of Brownsburg, died Thursday at his residence. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Alva Lee and Leona Baker Norse...
Audra Stockrahm July 3, 1911-June 17, 2007 Audra Stockrahm, 95, Greencastle, formerly of Spencer and Brownsburg, died Sunday at Hickory Creek at Sunset, Greencastle. Born in Greene County, she was the daughter of Oscar and Daisey (Lambert) Willie. She was a homemaker and partner with her husband Gary Stockrahm in owning and operating the Brownsburg Trading Post for 25 years...
Dawn Marie Arthur Leslie
Dawn Marie Arthur Leslie, 43, Darlington, died Friday at St. Clare Medical Center. Born in Lebanon, she was the daughter of James F. Arther and Fern Herrington...
Henry H. Heacox
Henry H. Heacox, 96, Clayton, died Saturday. Born in Christopher, Ill., he was the son of Roy and Daisy Mae (Charles) Heacox. He was a maintenance worker for American Paper Stock Company for 29 years, retiring in 1976...
Mary Kay Massena
Mary Kay "Maam" Massena, 58, Fillmore, died Friday at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Dorothy (Putnam) Harris...
Maudie F. Gorham
Maudie F. Gorham, 92, Stilesville, died Friday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in West Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Elmer and Pearl (McFarland) Vice...
Norma Jean Robling
Norma Jean Robling, 70, Ladoga, died Tuesday at Lane House, Crawfordsville. Born in Camby, she was the daughter of Emery and Alda (Stout) Cooper. She was a homemaker and worked at home in woodworking crafts...
Janet Kay Brown
Janet Kay Brown, 63, VanBibber Lake, died Tuesday at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Terre Haute. Born in Tippecanoe County, she was the daughter of Albert and Margaret (Musselman) Holladay. Surviving are a brother, Earl Holladay and wife Doris, Lafayette...
Paul G. Jackson
Paul G. Jackson, 83, Brazil, died Sunday following an extended illness. Born in Brazil, he was the son of Walter H. and Glenna Florence (Butts) Jackson. He entered the U.S. ...
Betty J. Hedge, 79, Reelsville, died Friday at Seton Hospital, Indianapolis, after an extended illness.
Clara Edith McGuire
Clara Edith McGuire, 68, Cloverdale, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in New Maysville, Ind., she was the daughter of George N. and Clara Ellen (Keck) Long. A homemaker, she married Gerald R. McGuire on March 5, 1976. He survives. Other survivors include daughters Maurica Anderson and Bill Rumley, Greencastle, Madonna Sutherland and husband Bill, Quincy, Charlotte Cramer and husband Scott, Roachdale, and Jan Winings and husband Scott, Cloverdale; sons Mike Anderson and wife Kelly, Cloverdale, Corey McGuire and wife Sabrina, Greencastle, and Gerald R. ...