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Obituaries from June 2008

Carol Winebarger (06/30/08)
Carol J. Winebarger, 79, of Indianapolis died Thursday, June 26, 2008. Mrs. Winebarger was born June 9, 1929, in Indianapolis to Walter and Juanita (Hines) Turner. She was retired from Eli Lilly. Surviving are two granddaughters and a grandson-in-law, , Robin Winebarger and Rebecca and Jason Lowe; two great-granddaughters, Hayleigh Fenwick and Chloe Lowe; a daughter-in-law, Linda J. ...
Earl Russell Blaydes (06/30/08)
Earl Russell Blaydes, 93, of Greencastle died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at the Waters of Greencastle. Mr. Blaydes was born April 4, 1915, in Carpentersville to Grover Cleveland and Clona Dickerson Blaydes. He married Leona Claire Jenkins on Sept. 25, 1935, in Paris, Ill., and she preceded him in death in December 1983...
Francis Marie Summers (06/30/08)
Francis Marie Summers, 89, of Brazil, died Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Mrs. Summers was born April 11, 1919 in Clay County to Roscoe and Bessie Boyd Mercer. She graduated from Van Buren High School. She married Howard Summers on Feb. 24, 1940 in Brazil, and he survives...
Dorothy Avery (06/24/08)
Dorothy "Dot" Page Grundlock Avery, 73, of Frankfort, died Monday at Wesley Manor. Born in Barrington, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Alfred P. and Ellen E. Dean Page. She married Kenneth H. Grundlock on June 19, 1954 and he died on May 12, 1992. She married Ernest Avery on March 18, 2006, and he survives...
Rita J. Kinkead (06/24/08)
Rita J. (Robb) Kinkead, 56, of Bainbridge, passed away Monday at Hendricks Regional Health, in Danville. Born in Vanderburgh County, she was the daughter of Richard and Mary (DeFur) Robb. She owned and operated a child day care service for 25 years. She was a graduate of Danville High School and a member of Whitestone Christian Church, Coatesville...
Garnett Porter (06/23/08)
Garnett Virginia Elliott Ford Porter, 81, of Poland, died Thursday at Holly Hill Health Care, in Brazil. Born in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Harry Allen and Inez (Campbell) Hayes. Mrs. Porter was a department head at P.R. Mallory in Greencastle. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Poland...
Wayne C. Stockall (06/23/08)
Wayne C. Stockall, 62, of Crawfordsville, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he was the son of Charles "Fred" and Jennie (Kerr) Stockall. He married Janet D. Batta on July 15, 1967 in Otterbein...
James G. "Gar" Petrey (06/21/08)
James G. "Gar" Petrey, 81, of Greencastle died Friday June 20, 2008. Mr. Petrey was born July 14, 1926 in Bobtown, Ky. to Oscar and Martha Blanton Petrey. He attended Greencastle Schools. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, receiving the Purple Heart...
Frank Bert Wright Jr. (06/19/08)
Frank Bert Wright Jr., 59, of Columbia, Mo. died Wednesday, June 18, 2008. Mr. Wright was born Sept. 13, 1948, in Zarah, Kan. To Frank Bert Sr. and Mary Eileen (Baldwin) Wright. He married Georganna Kaye Wells on May 4, 1974, and she survives. He graduated from Desoto High School in 1968 and attended Kansas State University for a year before being drafted in 1969. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force...
Richard Dale Branham (06/17/08)
The following obituary is being reprinted to correct information. Richard Dale Branham, 60, of Bainbridge, died at I.U. Medical Center on Sunday June 15, 2008. Mr. Branham was born June 3, 1948 in Greencastle to William D. Branham and Lola Marie Carrington Branham. He graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1966. He was a member of Bainbridge Christian Church, Eagles Lodge No. 4388 at Greencastle...
Marion L. Singer (06/17/08)
Marion L. Singer, 90, died Monday, June 16, 2008 at Brookdale Senior Living Center in Troy, Mich. Mrs. Singer was born in Alpena, Mich. on Feb. 3, 1918 to Christian and Sophia Bernson. She married Leo G. Singer in Detroit on Oct. 8, 1939, and he survives...
Norma Jean Ronk (06/17/08)
Norma Jean Ronk, 78, died Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at Hendricks Regional Health Hospital. Mrs. Ronk was born Nov. 9, 1929 in Newport to Roy and Florence Noggle Holton. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church at Barnard. She worked at Fowler's Clothing Store and the Dime Store in Roachdale and Abundantly Beautiful in Crawfordsville and Jamestown...
Richard Dale Branham (06/17/08)
Richard Dale Branham, 60, of Bainbridge, passed away at I.U. Medical Center on Sunday June 15, 2008 at 5:59 p.m. He was born June 3, 1948 in Greencastle to William D. Branham and Lola Marie (Carrington) Branham. Mr. Branham graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1966. He was a member of Bainbridge Christian Church and Eagles Lodge #4388 at Greencastle. He retired after 33 years in June of 2003 as Project Supervisor for INDOT Construction Dept...
Genevieve Greeson (06/17/08)
Genevieve Greeson, 91, of Clayton, passed away Sunday, June 15 at Henricks Regional Health in Danville. She was born on June 12, 1917 in Clayton to Stacy and Alice (Williams) Lambert. She married Wallace L. Greeson and he preceded her in death in 1999...
Bedford Henderson White (06/17/08)
Bedford Henderson White, 83, of Putnam County, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2008 following an extended illness. He was born in Moss, Tenn. August 8, 1924 to Irvin and Roxie (Ethridge) White. Mr. White served in the United States Army during World War II where he earned several awards: A.P. Theatre Ribbon, Expert Rifleman, WWII Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and the American Theater Ribbon...
Robert L. Jarvis (06/17/08)
Robert L. Jarvis, 71, Spencer, passed away on May 2, 2008 at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer. He was born on May 15, 1936 in Albany, Ky., the son of Ambros and Glatha (Bell) Jarvis. Mr. Jarvis is survived by four children, Debra J. Maples, Robert A. Jarvis, Lisa J. Shearer, Raymond L. Jarvis; three siblings, Hubert Jarvis, William Craig of Greencastle and Bennett Craig; several nieces and nephews of Greencastle and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
James R. Carrington (06/13/08)
The following obituary is being rerun to correct information provided by the funeral home. James R. Carrington, 73, of Danville died Monday, June 9, 2008. Mr. Carrington was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Russellville to Earnest and Carleen (James) Carrington. He was a 1952 graduate of Roachdale High School, and had been a truck driver for Mayflower Trucking for 40 years...
Sandra K. Burkett (06/13/08)
Sandra Kay Burkett, 62 of Greencastle passed away Thursday at Putnam County Hospital. Mrs. Burkett was born Feb. 27, 1946 in Indianapolis to Clarence McCammack and Esther Jackson. She was a graduate of Cloverdale High School with the class of 1965. She married Melvin D. Burkett on May 26, 1978 and he survives...
John M. Casady (06/13/08)
John M. Casady, 71, of Fillmore died Wednesday. Mr. Casady was born in Putnam County on July 17, 1936 to John M. Sr. and Leo Downey Casady. He was in the U.S. Army and served in Korea. He had been a technical illustrator for the USAF Civil Service and Magnavox for several years, and was also a self-employed gunsmith...
James Carrington (06/13/08)
The following obituary is being rerun to correct information provided by the funeral home. James R. Carrington, 74, of Danville died Monday, June 9, 2008. Mr. Carrington was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Russellville to Earnest and Carleen (James) Carrington. He was a 1952 graduate of Roachdale High School, and had been a truck driver for Mayflower Trucking for 40 years...
Marjorie Siddons (06/12/08)
Mrs. Marjorie Crystal Siddons age 87 of Greencastle, passed away Tuesday at the Mill Pond Healthcare campus. Born April 14, 1921 in Marion Township of Putnam County, she was the daughter of Carl and Mae (Jackson) Arnold. She was a graduate of Fillmore High School. She married Sanford E. Siddons on May 4, 1940 and he survives...
Richard Williamson (06/12/08)
Mr. Richard Arden "Shorty" Williamson age 72 of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday morning at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Sept. 19, 1935 in Paris, Ill., he was the son of Foster and Frances (Blanton) Williamson. He was a graduate of Crawfordsville High School Class of 1955. He married Sue A. (Dean) Williamson on June 24, 1956 and she survives...
Richard Gorham (06/11/08)
Richard "Dick" Leon Gorham, 73, of Bemidji, Minn., died Monday, June 9, 2008 at his home in Bemidji. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2008 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji with Rev. David Lang officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2008 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home...
Mark Stroud (06/11/08)
Mark Gene Stroud, 44, of Coatesville died Saturday. Mr. Stroud was born in Greencastle on Dec. 28, 1963. He was a 1982 graduate of Cascade High School. He worked for 26 years as a licensed journeyman pipe fitter and welder for Union 440. Surviving are his parents, Larry and Janet Stroud of Stilesville; a sister, Cherie Johnson of Stilesville; a companion and her daughter, Tracie and Paige Clemons; a grandmother, Audrey Scotten of Clayton; four nephews and two nieces...
Bonnie Emery (06/10/08)
Bonnie Butler Emery, 62, passed away Monday, June 9, 2008 in Greenwood. Bonnie Lee Butler was born in Putnam County, the daughter of Maynard (Buck) Butler and Betty Chadd on Sept. 12, 1945. She was raised on the Butler farm on the Belle Union Road, where she spent her youth...
Brian K. Haltom (06/10/08)
Brian K. Haltom, 44, Wheaton, Ill., formerly of Cloverdale, died Sunday at Lombard, Ill. Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Larry and Dixie (Sparks) Haltom, of Cloverdale. He married Trisha Marie Uhl on Aug. 26, 2005 and she also survives. He was a 1982 graduate of Cloverdale High School, 1994 graduate of Indiana State University and a 1994 graduate of Philadelphia Institute...
Lillian Allen (06/09/08)
Lillian Lucille "Granny" Allen, 96, of Greencastle, died on Friday June 6, 2008. She was born on June 4, 1912 in Owen County, Indiana to Verley and Floy Buis McCullough. Her husband, Edgar Gene Allen, a daughter, Vera Mae Allen, two brothers, Charles McCullough and Daniel McCullough and two sisters, Helen Hulsman and Mary D. Bachert preceded her in death...
Linda Covert (06/09/08)
Linda Judy Covert, 60, Brazil, passed away at 4:07 a.m. June 8, 2008 following an extended illness. She was born Sept. 20, 1947 in Greencastle. She graduated from Fillmore High School in 1965. Linda worked for Dr. Tavel as a store manager as well as Dr. Nesty and most recently Clay Community Schools as a teachers aid...
Alfred Knight (06/09/08)
Alfred L. Knight, 73, Brazil, passed away at 9:30 p.m. June 7, 2008 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born June 11, 1934 in Terre Haute to James and Bonnie (Archer) Knight. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1952 then attended Indiana Central College, now the University of Indianapolis...
Jessica Johnson (06/07/08)
Jessica Ryann Johnson, 22, died Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at her mother's home in Belle Union following a lengthy illness. Ms. Johnson was born May 8, 1986, in Greencastle to Marlena Stevens and James Johnson. She attended South Putnam High School and Ivy Tech Community College. She was a certified nursing assistant...
George Reed (06/07/08)
George "Pete" Reed, 57, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday June 6, 2008. He was born on Aug. 27, 1950 in Greencastle to George L. and Margurite Sutherlin Reed. Pete was a 1970 graduate of Greencastle High School, and attended Indiana State University...
Thelma Nethers (06/06/08)
Thelma M. Nethers, 91, died Wednesday, May 28, 2008 in Marietta, Ga. Mrs. Nethers was born Feb. 1, 1917 in Licking Co., Ohio, and moved to Florida in 1968. She was a teacher at Lincoln Junior High, Newark, Ohio and Oak Grove Middle School in Clearwater, Fla...
Frank Alex (06/04/08)
Frank Alex, 88, of Bedford, died Monday, June 2, 2008 at Bliss House in Bedford. Born Feb. 4, 1920, in Maywood, Ind., he was the son of Mike and Hazel (Kugelman) Alex. He married Rose Nevejean (Conklin) Alex on Aug. 17, 1937, and she survives. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he later worked as manager of Office Services, Eli Lilly and Company, Lafayette, before retiring...
Steven Campbell (06/04/08)
Steven Earl Campbell, 63, of Cloverdale, died Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at Putnam County Hospital. Born April 25, 1945, in Putnam County, he was the son of Olyn Earl and Madeline Buis Campbell. He had been a truck driver for Joe Spiker Excavating and Hassler Trucking for many years and was a member of the Greencastle Eagles Lodge...
Eileen Hartle (06/04/08)
Eileen (Sue) Hartle 86, of Waveland died at Ben Hur Home on June 3, 2008. She was born on Nov. 2, 1921 to William and Stella Howe Peterman at Indianapolis. She married Carl L. Hartle on Sept. 23, 1939 at Mace. He died on Sept. 13, 2004. Survivors include two daughters Brenda and son-in-law Charles Daniels of Waveland, Linda and son-in-law Chuck Brady of Crawfordsville, two sons Donald Hartle of Florida and Terry Hartle of Shannondale; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 14 step-great grandchildren, three sisters Marlyn Sherril of Clinton, Carolyn and husband Steve Lichlenwalter of Cra-wfordsville, Betty and husband Art Volt of Hammond, two brothers John and William Peterman of Crawfordsville.. ...
Stanley Irwin (06/04/08)
Stanley R. Irwin, 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2008. He was born on Jan. 23, 1941 in Henderson, Texas to Forrest H. and Hazel M. Irwin. Stan was a 1959 graduate of Terrell High School in Terrell, Texas, where he was a member of the 1957 Texas State Champion football team. He received a full football scholarship to Baylor University, playing in the 1960 Gator Bowl and graduated in 1963, receiving a B.A. degree in English...
Stanley R. Irwin (06/03/08)
Stanley R. Irwin, 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2008. Mr. Irwin, an accomplished singer, choral director and teacher, was Professor of Music at DePauw University in Greencastle. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Jane; a son , Mark A. Irwin and wife, Ashley N. of Greenwood; a grandson, Jase Bradley Irwin; a brother, Joe F. Irwin of Brownsville, Texas and a sister, Jeanne Irwin Cowart and husband, Jim of Henderson, Texas...
John Mitchel (06/03/08)
John Darrel Mitchel, 75, of rural Brazil, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Sunday June 1, 2008 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital of an apparent heart attack. He was born in Clay City, Feb. 19, 1933 to Howard J. and Thelma (Derdorf) Mitchel. Following high school he joined the United States Army and served during the Korean Conflict. After returning from the military he began working for Lone Star Cement and retired after 40 years of employment...
Minnie Stephens (06/03/08)
Mrs. Minnie Dell Stephens, 93, of Greencastle, died Friday at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Sept. 17, 1914 in Jenkins, Ky., she was the daughter of Robert and Martha Jane (Little) Stewart. She married Samuel A. Stephens and he preceded her in death...
Gary Keith Kallner (06/02/08)
Gary Keith Kallner, 65, of Frankfort and formerly of Kirklin and Monticello, died Saturday at his home after a yearlong illness. Mr. Kallner was born Dec. 7, 1942, in Frankfort to Gordon Keith and Ada M. (Beechler) Kallner, who both survive. He married Christa D. Faucett on Sept. 19, 1969, and she also survives...
Roy L. Bachert (06/02/08)
Roy L. Bachert, 85, of Roachdale died at Mill Pond Health Campus, in Greencastle Friday. Mr. Bachert was born May 20, 1923 in Greencastle to Frank Bachert and Elizabeth (Sipp) Bachert. He married Marjorie H. Keck on Dec. 31, 1969 at Greencastle, and she survives...
Madge Baker (06/02/08)
Madge Baker, 83, of Avon formerly of Greencastle passed away Friday evening at the Clarion West Medical Center in Avon. Born Nov. 10, 1924 in Anderson, she was the daughter of Harvey and Gertrude (Gordon) Risk. She was a graduate of Anderson High School's class of 1943...