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Obituaries from August 2008

Celia Lemmink (08/29/08)
Celia Lemmink, 58, of Amagossa Valley, Nev. and formerly of Putnam County, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 at her home in St. Petersburg, Fla. after a lengthy battle with cancer. Ms. Lemmink was born in Putnam County on July 10, 1950, to Richard and Anita (Hardy) Lemmink. She was a school teacher in Nevada for 23 years...
Shirley Mae Rodriguez (08/23/08)
Shirley Mae Rodriguez, 73, of Reelsville, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008. She is survived by her son James "Bob" Gray and wife Deana Gray and sister Linda Browning. A private family service is planned. Arrangements are being handled by Bell Mortuary and Crematory, Royster-Askin-Sandrock Chapel...
Dr. Richard Veach (08/21/08)
Dr. Richard Lester Veach age 88 of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Jan. 1, 1920 in Terre Haute, he was the son of Lester Wardlaw and Clara (Weaver) Veach. He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School "Class of 1938" and a third generation graduate of Indiana University Medical School "Class of 1944". He married Dorothy (Shuck) Veach on April 24, 1943 and survives...
Betty Lou Newnam (08/20/08)
Betty Lou Newnam, 68, of Greencastle passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at Putnam County Hospital. She was born on April 10, 1940 in Greencastle to Elmer and Esther Morlan Frazier. Ms. Newnam was a member of Hanna Street Baptist Church. Her parents, and two sisters, Patty Beasley and Shirley Paullus preceded her in death...
Jo Anne Gearlds (08/19/08)
Jo Anne Gearlds, 85, of Poland, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born July 30, 1923, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Rufus Joseph and Mary Ellen (Gross) Pulley. She married Ray Gearlds on June 10, 1973. Mrs. Gearlds was a payroll clerk for Richardson Rubber Co. in Indianapolis and was a member of Jordan Village Presbyterian Church, Jordan Village, Area 10 RSVP and past president of Central Indiana Beagle Club...
Phyllis Jones (08/19/08)
Phyllis J. Jones, 67, of Greencastle and formerly of Turlock, Calif., passed away on Sunday Aug. 17, 2008. She was born on Dec. 30, 1940 in Turlock to Herman and Juanita Price Niebaum. Ms. Jones retired from the Stanislaus County Mental Health Department and had served as a secretary at the Machinist Union Local 1528 in Modesto, Calif...
Betty Newnam (08/19/08)
Betty L. Newnam, 68, of Greencastle passed away on Monday August 18, 2008. Arrangements pending at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home.
Jerry Stringer (08/19/08)
Jerry Lee Stringer, 62, of Indianapolis, died Aug. 6, 2008. He was born Sept. 16, 1945, in Greencastle. He was the owner of "Pop and Cork" package liquor store for 35 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Jane (Campbell) Stringer; a son, Kevin Stringer and wife Lisa; a step-son, Wendis Fugate and wife Jeanette; his mother, Mary F. (Horn) Flint; a sister, Judy Martin and husband Bud, and two grandchildren...
Thelma Hurst (08/18/08)
Thelma F. Hurst, 89, of Greencastle, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008 at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. Born on May 25, 1919, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Earl Lee and Bessie Helen (Sawyer) Pierce. She married Elmer Roscoe "Jack" Hurst on Oct. 10, 1953. He preceded her in death on May 7, 2005...
Bill Singhurst (08/18/08)
Bill L. Singhurst, 73, of Spencer, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2008 at his residence. Born on March 3, 1935, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Glenn Edward and Josephine Anne (Gruenholz) Singhurst. He married Elnora M. (Hord) Singhurst on Dec. 20, 1990, and she survives...
Marilynn M. Carmichael (08/16/08)
Marilynn M. Carmichael, 85, of Greencastle died on Friday Aug. 15, 2008. She was born on June 23, 1923 in Brazil to Roy Hershall and Meda Marie Wright Herbert. Mrs. Carmichael was a homemaker. She married Wilbur Carmichael on Dec. 24, 1944 and he preceded her in death on July 31, 2008...
Cloverdale marshal works north (08/15/08)
Fillmore Town Council members approved hiring Cloverdale Town Marshal Don Pearson to take the place of Fillmore Deputy Marshal Tim Walker who resigned. Pearson has been serving as Cloverdale Town Marshal and owns Pearson's Funeral Home in Cloverdale...
Janet Evens (08/15/08)
Janet Ruth Evens age 67, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 14, 1941 in Putnam County, Indiana the daughter of Venard E. and Margaret L. (Parrish) Jones. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School. On June 29, 1957 she married M. Dale Evens and he preceded her in death on November 21, 1995...
Mattie Solomon (08/15/08)
Mattie Roberts Solomon, formerly of Bainbridge and New Albany, died Aug. 14, 2008 at Mill Pond Health Care. At the request of the deceased, there will be no showing or funeral. Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany. Soloman will be buried beside her son Richard W. Roberts who was killed in an automobile accident. She married Albert Solomon in 1959...
Janet Evens (08/14/08)
Janet R. Evens, 67, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home...
Robert Blaydes (08/13/08)
Robert Harry Blaydes, 58, of Delphi, Ind., passed away Aug. 10, 2008 at 8:25 p.m. in St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette from a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born Aug. 14, 1949 in Crawfordsville, he was the son of Robert B. and Jenny (Lindh) Blaydes...
Timothy Day Jr. (08/12/08)
Timothy Michael Day Jr., infant son of Timothy and Cristina (Tippin) Day of Ellettsville, died shortly after birth Friday evening, Aug. 8, 2008 at Bloomington Hospital. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Anthoni Carper, at home, one sister, Carli Stickles, of Bloomington, his paternal grandparents, Jack and Sue (Terrell) Day, of Ellettsville, maternal grandfather, Larry Tippin, of Roachdale, maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Lisa (Kendall) and Dean Miller, of Roachdale, two great-grandmothers, Ida Day and Florence Morris, both of Owen County, eight aunts and uncles, nine cousins and several aunts and uncles.. ...
Beverly Leech (08/12/08)
Beverly Lynn Leech, 73, native of Indiana, went home to her Lord on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008. She passed into the Lord's arms in her home in Katy, Texas surrounded by her children following a long illness. Beverly was born in her Grandmother's home in Belle Union, the daughter of Sedwick and Christine (Cooper) Sandy...
Harold Roe (08/11/08)
Harold R. Roe, 78, of Bainbridge, died Saturday morning at the Waters of Greencastle. He was born Aug. 29, 1929 near North Salem to Emory and Katie Irene Lively Roe. He married Anna M. Noll on Sept. 6, 1962 at Beaumont, Texas. She preceeded him on Jan. 2, 1997...
Margaret Sanders (08/11/08)
Margaret S. Sanders, 68, of Eminence, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008 at her residence. Born Jan. 31, 1940, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Byron Baker and Margaret L. (Hofer) Delp. She worked as a quality control inspector at Libby Glass Co. Survivors include a son, Lawrence D. ...
Lois Trent (08/11/08)
Lois M. Trent, 81, of Poland, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008 at her residence. Born Jan. 23, 1927, in Jasonville, she was the daughter of David and Ida Mae (Mowery) Shonk. She married Russell J. Trent on June 2, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1998...
William Strother (08/08/08)
Mr. William Henry Strother age 75 of Plainfield passed away Thursday morning at his residence. Born May 16, 1933 in Putnam County, IN., he was the son of Joseph E. & Ruth Catherine (Boswell) Strother. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School "Class of 1951". He married Evelyn Jane (Arnold) Strother on May 18, 1956 and she survives...
Richard Jenkins (08/07/08)
Richard Auxter Jenkins, 94, formerly of Tipp City, Ohio, died Aug. 4, 2008. He born Dec. 4, 1913 in Tipp City, Ohio to Paul Everton and Cora Belle (Auxter) Jenkins. He was a six-year resident of Asbury Retirement Community, Greencastle, where he passed away on Monday, but his roots were in Tipp City, Ohio where he lived for most of his life...
Ross Jennings Sr. (08/07/08)
Ross Elmo Jennings Sr., 92 of Greencastle and formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Aug. 4, 2008. He was born in Leslie, Ark. on June 28, 1916 to Bruce and Eula Jennings. He married Francis Rhodes on Feb 12, 1941 and she preceded him in death on Oct., 25, 1990...
Dorothy Curtis (08/06/08)
Dorothy C. Curtis, 81, of Greencastle, died Tuesday August 5, 2008. She was born on Sept. 20, 1926 in Indianapolis to Chester and Sophia Wybinga Faulkner. Mrs. Curtis was a member of First Christian Church in Greencastle, and a long-time member of the Plainfield Eastern Star...
Robert Lambermont (08/06/08)
Robert Wayne Lambermont, 77, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at Methodist Hospital, following an accident at home. He was born on Nov. 23, 1930 in Greene County, Ind. to Louis and Dovie White Lambermont. Bob was a lifelong farmer and retired from the Indianapolis Chevrolet Plant in 1981 with 30 years of service as the carpenter...
Charles Marvel Jr. (08/04/08)
Charles E. "Chuck" Marvel Jr., 51, of Indianapolis, and formerly of Eminence, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at Clarian Health/Methodist Hospital, in Indianapolis. Born on Aug. 6, 1956, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Charles E. and Patricia A. (Gray) Marvel. He married Teri (Crouch) Marvel on Dec. 18, 1982, and she survives...
Betty Sanders (08/04/08)
Betty "Ann" Sanders, 77, of Danville, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at Danville Regional Health. Born on March 21, 1931, in Monticello, Ky., she was the daughter of Randolph and Etta Hicks Ragan. She had been a file clerk secretary for Fidelity Abstract and had worked in assembly at P.R. Mallory's and was a member of Club 16 in Fillmore and charter member of Grace Baptist Church, Coatesville...
Ethel Brill (08/02/08)
Ethel C. (Ferrell) Brill, 92, was called home on Thursday, July 31, 2008. She was born on March 8, 1916 in Kyle, West Virginia to Walter Lee and Claudia Ferrell. She graduated from Ben Davis High School and Indiana Business College, and later worked as an administrative assistant with the Indiana Tinware Company, where she met her husband, Simon P. Brill...
Wilbur Carmichael (08/02/08)
Wilbur Carmichael, 87, of Greencastle died on Thursday July 31, 2008. He was born on July 19, 1921 in Putnam County to Claude and Edith Barnard Carmichael. Mr. Carmichael served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Machinist Mate. He married Marilynn M. Herbert on Dec. 24, 1944...
Guila Elmore (08/02/08)
Guila Eloise Elmore, 94, of Bloomington, formerly of Cataract, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at Richland-Bean Blossom Health Care Center, Ellettsville. Born May 25, 1914, in Cataract, she was the daughter of Jacob Lemuel and Lora Belle (Knoll) Smith. She married Charles Albert Elmore and he preceded her in death on March 13, 1995...
Enoch Gooden (08/02/08)
Enoch D. "E.D." Gooden, 88, of Williamsport, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at Woodland Manor Nursing Center in Attica. E.D. was born on May 17, 1920 in Roberts, Fountain County, Ind. He was the son of James and Leona Mae (Carswell) Gooden. E.D. had resided in Warren County for most of his life and was a 1938 graduate of West Lebanon High School. On May 11, 1940, he married Joy Clark in the West Lebanon Christian Church. She survives...
Billie LeMay (08/02/08)
Billie Evan LeMay, 83, of Reelsville, passed away Aug. 1, 2008 at Union Hospital. He was born in Du Quoin, Ill. on Aug. 24, 1924 to Evan and Evelyn (Teney) LeMay. Prior to graduating from Brazil High School, he enlisted in the United States Navy. During his four year Navy career, he was deployed on a submarine unit. Following his return home from World War II, he married Norma Crabb on June 22, 1946...
Joyce Temple (08/02/08)
Joyce Ann Temple, 78, of Coatesville, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2008 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. Born Dec. 10, 1929, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Prince and Jenny (Bayge) King III. She married John N. Temple Sr. on Sept. 3, 1949. She was a retired bookkeeper, Regan Baking, Indianapolis and Indiana State Farm, Putnamville...
Jonathan Gibbs (08/01/08)
Jonathan Paul Gibbs, 23, of Twain Harte, Calif., died Saturday, July 19, 2008 in California. Born on March 11, 1985, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Bruce Gibbs and Pamela (Graham) Blaschke. He is survived by his father; a sister, Danielle Gibbs; a step-father, Chuck Blaschke; paternal grandfather, Jack Gibbs; maternal grandparents, Don and Shirley Graham; and step-grandparents, Bud and Jo Blaschke...
Harlan Warren (08/01/08)
Harlan C. "Ace" Warren, 82, of Greenwood and formerly of Greencastle, died on Wednesday July 30, 2008. Mr. Warren was born on March 8, 1926 in Lexington, Ky. to Harlan and Lucy Foster Warren. He married Pauline Whitlock on Aug. 6, 1943, and she survives...