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Obituaries from April 2009

Joe K. Blacketer (04/27/09)
Joe K. Blacketer, 56, of Ft. Myers, Fla. died on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at Hope Hospice, Ft. Myers after a long struggle with cancer. He was born on January 23, 1953 in Greencastle, IN, a child of Robert J. and Dorothy Varvel Blacketer. Mr. Blacketer and his wife moved to Ft. Myers in 1979. He was a graduate of Florida State University and a Certified Public Accountant who owned and operated Blacketer and Associates, Inc. in Ft. Myers for many years...
Steven K. O'Neal (04/27/09)
Steven K. O'Neal, 63, of Franklin, Ky. died Thursday, April 23, at the Medical Center in Franklin. A native of Greencastle, Indiana, Mr. O'Neal was the son of the late Joshua O'Neal and Ruby Siddons O'Neal. He was a retired employee of General Motors after 41 years of service. He was a member of the Greencastle Church of Nazarene...
Sharon L. Bryant (04/27/09)
Sharon L. Bryant, 66, of Norfolk, Va., died Friday, April 17, 2009. Born April 7, 1943 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Harold and Mary Knauer Day. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School, Indiana State University with a bachelor of science in English and history and received her masters of arts in history from Indiana State University. ...
Raymond Stephen Bussing (04/27/09)
Raymond Stephen Bussing, 84, of Greencastle died Sunday, April 26, 2009 at 5:35 a.m. at the Millpond Health Campus. Mr. Bussing was born April 7, 1925 in Jackson Township, Clay County, the oldest of seven children born to Raymond Stephen Bussing Sr. and Marjorie Candice Fisher Bussing. He attended Annunciation B.V.M. Grade School and graduated from Brazil High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Carl "Bill" Loveall Sr. (04/27/09)
Carl "Bill" Loveall Sr., 69, of Carbon died Friday, April 24, 2009, due to complications following a heart transplant in November at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born March 9, 1940 in Clay County, the son of James Arthur "Art" Loveall and Mary Jane Crabb Loveall. On Feb. 17, 1961 he married Marcella Muncie Loveall, and she survives...
Genevee "Genny" R. Williams (04/27/09)
Genevee "Genny" R. Williams, 90, of Greencastle, formerly of Indianapolis, died on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born on March 27, 1919 in Owen County and was the daughter of the late Everett Clell and Ida Maude Zenor Cook. She was married to Darrell R. Williams, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1944...
Basil Delbert McFarland (04/25/09)
Basil Delbert McFarland, 74, of Greencastle, died on Friday, April 24, 2009. He was born on Sept. 23, 1934 in Fillmore to Lynn and Goldie Pickett McFarland. He graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1952. Mr. McFarland served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from IBM in 1987 and was a long time farmer...
Lawrence Ray McGaughey (04/25/09)
WAVELAND -- Lawrence Ray McGaughey, 88, Greencastle and formerly of Russellville, died Thursday, April 23, 2009 at Asbury Towers. He was born Oct. 26, 1920 in Russellville to Ray and Nettie Christy McGaughey. Mr. McGaughey was a farmer and was owner/operator McGaughey Electric. He was married to Betty Marlan on March 15, 1963 in Greencastle...
Betty J. Minnick (04/25/09)
Betty J. Minnick, 84, of Bainbridge, died on Thursday, April 23, 2009. She was born on Aug. 3, 1924 in Indianapolis to Donald and Carrie Obenchain Brann. Mrs. Minnick was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, class of 1942. She was a life-long member of Bainbridge United Methodist Church, having served as an organist for more than 40 years, and was in charge of the Alter flowers...
John L. Davis (04/25/09)
John L. Davis, 75, Cloverdale, died Thursday, April 23, 2009 in Indianapolis. He was born in Muncie on Dec. 17, 1933 to the late John W. and Orpha P. Newman Davis. Mr. Davis was retired from the United States Air Force (OSI District 13) as a master sergeant and later was employed as a mechanic...
Denellia "Dell" Rains (04/24/09)
Denellia "Dell" Rains, 86, of Greencastle died Sunday, April 19, 2009 at Wildwood Health Care of Indianapolis. Mrs. Rains was born Oct. 16, 1922, the daughter of Eli and Mahala Muncie Saylor. Survivors include daughter Marylin Chaney Brenton and husband Bill of Indianapolis, sister Delilia Cornett of Ohio and nine grandchildren...
Barbara Ruth Silander (04/23/09)
Barbara Ruth Silander, 84, of Greencastle died on Tuesday, April 21, 2009. She was born on April 16, 1925 in Guild, N.H. to Ralph and Ruth Rickard Chapman. Mrs. Silander was a graduate of Newport High School in Newport, N.H., received her bachelor of education degree from Keene State College and her masters in education degree from Indiana State University...
Helen M. White (04/23/09)
Helen M. White, 79, of Bainbridge died on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. She was born on Oct. 19, 1929 in Madison Township, Putnam County to Albert O. and Lillie Stevens Frost. Mrs. White graduated from Washington High School in Indianapolis. She married James H. White Jr. on Nov. 25, 1949 and he survives...
Charlotte "Kay" Voris (04/22/09)
Charlotte Kathleen "Kay" Clodfelter Voris, 88, of Indianapolis died on Monday, April 20, 2009. She was born May 21, 1920. She graduated from Rensselaer High School in 1938. She worked for the MSD of Washington Township for many years before her retirement...
Joseph D. Stultz (04/20/09)
Joseph D. Stultz, 82, of Greencastle died on Monday, April 20, 2009. He was born on Nov. 26, 1926 in Putnam County to Oliver Dewey and Lillie Newgent Stultz. Mr. Stultz attended Morton Grade School and was a graduate of Clinton Center High School. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was a lifelong farmer and had owned Stultz Feed and Seed in Morton...
Fred J. Walters (04/20/09)
Fred J. Walters, 71 of Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and formerly of Dugger and Cloverdale, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009 in Las Vegas. He was born in Sullivan County to Alfred and Hazel Walters. Mr. Walters owned the Cloverdale IGA for more than 15 years before selling and moving to Lake Havasu City Ariz. where he has lived for the past 24 years. He had been an active Elks member for 35 years in Lake Havasu and Greencastle. He was also a member of the Cloverdale Masonic Lodge...
Cletus O. Sult (04/18/09)
Cletus O. Sult, 96, Greencastle, died Thursday, April 16, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 13, 1913 in Loogootee, he was the son of William and Mary Jane (Hart) Sult. He attended Loogootee High School and married Daisy L. Deck Sult on Oct. 19, 1940 and she preceded him in death on July 27, 2005...
Donald L. Monnett (04/18/09)
Donald L. Monnett, 80, Greencastle, died Thursday, April 16, 2009 at St. Vincent's Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. Born March 18, 1929 in Greencastle, he was the son of Clifford H. and Dorothy B. (Stewart) Monnett. He was a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean War from 1951 to 1952. He married Barbara L. "Bobby" (Bryan) on Dec. 27, 1953 and she survives...
Jacob Lee Huber (04/17/09)
Jacob Lee Huber, infant son of Mitchell Lee and Vicki Lynn McCammack Huber, of Cloverdale died on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at the Putnam County Hospital. He is survived by his parents; paternal grandparents Greg L. and Amanda Huber of Cloverdale; maternal grandparents Don B. ...
Steven A. Dodd (04/16/09)
Steven A. Dodd, 54, of LaVista, Neb. and formerly of Bainbridge died Sunday, April 5, 2009. Mr. Dodd was born in Indianapolis on Jan. 8, 1955, to Jack and Alma Sheffield Dodd. He married Cindy Turner on April 4, 1992, and she survives. After his marriage, he and his wife moved to Nebraska...
James Lee Hampton (04/13/09)
James Lee Hampton, 74, of Gulfport, Miss. died in Bay St. Louis, Miss. on Friday, April 10, 2009. Mr. Hampton was born in Waynetown and was a resident of Waveland and Gulfport. He is survived by his children, Laura Chevalier and husband Timothy of Freemont, Calif., Mark Hampton and wife Diana of Pittsboro, Jeff Hampton and wife Karen of Bainbridge, Tracy Robinson and husband Roger of Greencastle, Beth Strahle and husband Tom of Pasadena, Calif. ...
Robert Eugene Higgins (04/13/09)
Robert Eugene Higgins 80, formerly of Russellville died at Hickory Creek at Crawfordsville on Sunday, April 12, 2009. He was born Nov. 14, 1928 to Orville A. and Hattie Gibson Higgins in North Salem. He married Helen Louise Miles on Oct. 22, 1948 in Waynetown. She preceded him in death...
Maxine R. Babington (04/13/09)
Maxine R. Babington, 83, of Crystal Lake, Ill. died on Thursday, April 9, 2009. She was born Oct. 30, 1925 to Howard and Agnes Kellar Reis. She was schooled in Macomb, Ill. and graduated from Western Illinois University with a degree in teaching and English. Later in life she earned a masters degree in library science...
Mary Carolyn Neal Pickel (04/13/09)
Mary Carolyn Neal Pickel, 85, of Crawfordsville, died Friday, April 10, 2009 at her residence. She was born April 30, 1923 in Wingate, the daughter of Ray R. Neal and Genevieve Cottrell Neal. She was a 1941 graduate of Greencastle High School and a 1945 graduate of DePauw University, where she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority and university choir. She married Mark A. Pickel on June 17, 1947 at Gobin Memorial Methodist Church, and they were divorced in 1982...
Martha Montgomery (04/13/09)
Martha Montgomery, 88, of Greencastle, formerly of Crawfordsville, died Friday, April 10, 2009 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. She was born July 16, 1920 in Montgomery County, the daughter of Isaac Herrod Montgomery and Edith Rice Montgomery. She was a graduate of New Richmond High School and Lafayette Business College...
Roberta Perry (04/13/09)
Roberta Perry, 72 of Rockville died Monday, April 6, 2009 at St. Mary's Hospice in Tucson, Ariz. She was a retired secretary and support staff member for International Studies and Chemistry Department at DePauw University in Greencastle. She was born Aug. 15, 1936 in Greencastle to the late Russell Elmore and Geneva Maxwell Elmore...
L. Wayne Jones (04/10/09)
L. Wayne Jones, 88, of Brazil, died in Osgood on April 8, 2009. He was born in Carbon on May 28, 1920 to Roy Edward and Bertha Josephine White Jones. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1938. Following high school, he worked for Nehi Beverage Company until being drafted into the United States Army in 1941. He served in England during World War II being honorably discharged in 1945...
Fred J. Walters (04/10/09)
Fred J. Walters, 71, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., formerly of Cloverdale, died April 7, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born in Sullivan County to Alfred and Hazel Walter on May 17, 1937. Mr. Walters owned the Cloverdale IGA for more than 15 years before selling it and moving to Lake Havasu City, Ariz., where he had lived for the past 24 years. He had been an active Elks member for 35 years in Lake Havasu and Greencastle. He was also a member of the Cloverdale Masonic Lodge...
Charles Russell Day (04/09/09)
Charles Russell Day, 93, of Greencastle died Wednesday, April 8, 2009. Born Nov. 26, 1915 in Warren Township of Putnam County, he was the son of Frank W. and Lillie Mae Ikamire Day. He was a 1934 graduate of Clinton Center High School in Clinton Township of Putnam County. He married Dorothy L. Flint on Dec. 25, 1938 and she survives...
Amy E. Insley (04/09/09)
Amy E. Insley, 76, of Rockville died Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Jan. 11, 1933 in Greencastle, the daughter of Frank Saathoff and Margaret St. Clair Saathoff. She graduated from Greencastle High School in 1951. She married Paul T. Insley on Oct. 15, 1955, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2008...
Betty Jean Williams (04/08/09)
Betty Jean Williams, 82, of Greencastle died on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. She was born Nov. 11, 1926 in Greencastle to Ralph Paul and Ethel Mae Carpenter Crousore. She married Walter Clair Williams on March 14, 1947, and he preceded her in death. She was a 1944 graduate of Greencastle High School and attended DePauw University, where she subsequently worked until retirement. After retirement, she worked with Fidelity Real Estate and later with the Waldron Company...
Genevieve Pickett (04/06/09)
Genevieve Pickett, 86, of Indianapolis passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009. She was born in Medora on July 13, 1922 to the late Thomas and Jessie (Zollman) Newkirk. In 1943 she graduated from the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse and on Nov. 24, 1943 she married Dr. Robert D. Pickett...
Kay A. Thompson (04/06/09)
Kay A. Thompson, 67, of Greencastle died Saturday, April 4, 2009. She was born Sept. 9, 1941 in Terre Haute to George F. and Norma E. Webster Sutherlin. Mrs. Thompson retired from the Division of Family and Children's Services after 27 years of service...
Marvin W. Clifford (04/06/09)
Marvin W. Clifford, 77, of Greencastle died Friday, April 3, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Nov. 3, 1931 in Putnam County, he was the son of Lawrence and Madonna Rockhill Clifford. He was a 1950 graduate of Belle Union High School. He married Norma Joan Smith on Nov. 11, 1950 and she survives...
Selma Smith Peters (04/06/09)
Selma Smith Peters, 82, of Coatesville passed away Sunday, April 5, 2009 at her residence. She was born in Artemus, Ky. on Dec. 8, 1926, the daughter of Tucker and Mary Bays Smith. She married Robert Peters and he preceded her in death. Mrs. Peters was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church...
Edward Leroy Hubbard (04/06/09)
Edward Leroy Hubbard, 75, of Fillmore died on Friday, April 3, 2009. He and his wife Charlotte were married 53 years and still resided in the home where they raised their family in Fillmore. He graduated from Stilesville High School in 1953. Mr. Hubbard retired from IBM in 1987 in Greencastle. He also served in the National Guard, where he obtained the rank of master sergeant...
Mary F. Blumer (04/05/09)
Mary F. Blumer, 88, of Greencastle died Friday, April 3, 2009 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Born March 26, 1921 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of William E. and Christina Kendall Moore. She was a 1938 graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Hubert M. Blumer on June 30, 1957 and he preceded her in death in July of 1983...
Beverly S. Jones (04/04/09)
Beverly S. Jones, 76, Winchester, died on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at Randolph Nursing Home in Winchester. She was born on Jan. 25, 1933, in Delaware County to Harry H. and Meribah (Anderson) Haney. She was a 1951 graduate of Selma High School and was a member of the Desoto United Methodist Church...
Roy Stewart (04/04/09)
Roy Stewart, 86, Greencastle, died Friday, April 3, 2009 at the Asbury Towers Healthcare Center. Born Jan. 5, 1923 in Cory, he was the son of Harley W. and Edith Modesitt Stewart. He was a graduate of Cory High School. He married Marcella "Sally" Patterson on May 13, 1944 and she survives...
Floretta Eilar (04/04/09)
Floretta Eilar, 93, Stilesville, died Thursday, April 2, 2009. She was born Sept. 27, 1915 in Lebanon to Ross and Amanda Klinger Smith. She married Lloyd F. Eilar and he preceded her in death Oct. 6, 1966. She worked in accounting at Farm Bureau Insurance for 15 years. She also previously worked for the state of Indiana for 10 years. She had been a homemaker and farm helper to her husband...
Robert "Bob" Shuee (04/03/09)
Robert K. "Bob" Shuee, 68, of Niceville, Florida, formerly of Greencastle, died on Tuesday, March 31, 2009. He was born on July 19, 1940 in Putnam County, the son of Charles E. and R. Eileen Shoaf Shuee. Mr. Shuee was a 1958 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Carolyn A. Berry on June 14, 1959 and she survives.
William "Bill" Jay Douthitt (04/03/09)
William "Bill" Jay Douthitt passed away shortly before Christmas after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 8, 1924, the eldest son of William Jesse Douthitt and Grace Terree (Dickson) Douthitt. In his youth, he attended Manhattan School and entered Greencastle High School, graduating in 1942. During his school years, he was a part-time employee at Kroger with Bob Dean and Chester Trout...
John William English Sr. (04/01/09)
John William English Sr., 81, of Bainbridge died on Sunday, March 29, 2009. He was born on Dec. 4, 1927 in Worth, Ill. to Ralph and Bessie Elizabeth Baker English. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and retired from Twiggs in Martinsville. Mr. English married Audrey Maxine Pleake on March 26, 1949 and they lived on Wilbur Road outside of Martinsville for 49 years. ...
Raymond Hardwell Jackson Jr. (04/01/09)
Raymond Hardwell Jackson Jr., 57, of Indianapolis, formerly of Cloverdale, died on Monday, March 30, 2009 in Indianapolis. He was born in Hialeah, Fla. on Dec. 17, 1951 and was the son of Raymond Hardwell Jackson Sr. and Anna Stift Jackson. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Christian Science Church and was a maintenance man in heavy equipment...
Frederick Armstrong Sanders (04/01/09)
Frederick "Ted" Armstrong Sanders, 89, died Monday, March 30, 2009. Mr. Sanders grew up in Steubenville, Ohio and attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and graduated from DePauw University. Following a 30-year career in the United States Air Force, he retired in 1970 as a colonel. His military decorations include the Air Force Medal with four gold clusters and the Air Force Legion of Merit...
Everett Glotzbach (04/01/09)
Everett J. Glotzbach, 94, of Fowler, formerly of Earl Park, died on Monday, March 23, 2009 at Green Hill Manor Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 8, 1914 in Fowler to the late William and Emma Pilotte Glotzbach. He graduated from Sacred Heart grade school in Remington and attended Gilboa High School...