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Obituaries from May 2010

Richard James Hoskins (05/29/10)
Mr. Richard James Hoskins, 87, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2010 at Putnam County Hospital. Born April 20, 1923 in Johnson City, N.Y, he was the son of James and Mildred (VanVolkenburg) Hoskins. He was a graduate of Central High School in Binghamton, N.Y. He married Ena (Woodward) Hoskins and she survives...
Phyllis J. Bailey (05/29/10)
Phyllis J. Bailey, 85, Sheridan, died Friday, May 28, 2010 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. She was born Dec. 29, 1924 in Grant County to the late Glen A. and Edna (Littrick) Davis. She was a graduate of Marion High School and married Marvin Bailey April 5, 1947...
Howard Wayne Braden (05/29/10)
Howard Wayne Braden was born on Nov. 2, 1927 in Brick Chapel, a son of the late George Edgar Braden, Sr. and Agnes Torr Braden. Mr. Braden lived most of his life in Greencastle and was a retired tool and die maker (33 years) with IBM in Greencastle...
Mary Jane 'Pat' Wilson (05/28/10)
Mary Jane "Pat" Wilson, 83, was called to the Lord Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from her home in Greencastle where she lived since 1980. She was born on July 6, 1926 in Crawfordsville to Hiram and Una Mae Hensley Hughes. She married Jack Lloyd Wilson on April 18, 1944, who preceded her in death on May 4, 1999...
Edmund E. Ferguson (05/27/10)
Edmund E. Ferguson, 81, Rockville, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in Union Hospital Clinton. He was born Aug. 18, 1928 in Veedersburg, the son of Edmund Leo Ferguson and Etoral Hankins Ferguson. He was a doctor of chiropractor for 58 years. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractor in 1951. ...
Ruth Naomi Chew Aubrey (05/26/10)
Ruth Naomi Chew Aubrey, 89, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2010 at the home she had lived in since 1948 and had shared with her daughter and caregiver Paula Jane for the past six years. She was born in Brazil to Lacy M. and Almyra Hutcheson Chew. She married Paul E. Aubrey on Aug. 6, 1944. He preceded her in death on April 27, 2001. She lived in Putnam County most of her life and graduated from Reelsville School in 1939...
Sheila Stwalley (05/25/10)
Sheila M. Stwalley, 55, of Greencastle passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2010. Sheila was born on Dec. 19, 1954 in Brazil to Carlyle Knoll Collins and June Taylor Collins. She was a member of Putnamville United Methodist Church and a 38 year-member of Cloverdale American Legion Auxiliary No. 281...
Ronald Crowe (05/25/10)
Ronald "Ron" M. Crowe, 67, of Thonotosassa, Fla. passed away May 23, 2010. He was an area resident for 30 years, coming from Indiana, and was a long distance truck driver. He was a Baptist and member of the Harley Motorcycle Club. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Sutphin-Crowe; three daughters, Christina Carwile and husband and six children, Rhonda McGee and husband and three children, and Michelle Crowe and two children, all of Illinois; two step-sons, Brian (Shannon) Larisey and three children of Thonotosassa and Wayne (Lee) Larisey of Dade City, Fla.; sister, Sandra Thomas of Indiana; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Shirley Ann Games (05/24/10)
Shirley Ann Games, 72, of Bainbridge passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. She was born on April 30, 1938 to Jesse and Anna Evelyn Carpenter Rapp. After her father's death, she was raised by her mother, Anna Evelyn Carpenter York and Chester York. Mrs. Games was a member of Roachdale Baptist Church...
Sanford E. Siddons (05/24/10)
Sanford E. Siddons, 93, of Greencastle passed away on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Mr. Siddons, the adopted son of Raymond and Beulah Walden Siddons, was born on Nov. 18, 1916 in Greencastle. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School and was a member of First Christian Church in Greencastle...
Larry Jay Gilliam (05/21/10)
Larry Jay Gilliam, 50, died unexpectedly in Hamilton, Ohio on Sunday, May 16, 2010. He was born in Indianapolis on Nov. 13, 1959 to Darlene (Hancock) Gilliam Eaton, and was adopted by James Hubert Gilliam. He grew up in Belle Union and was a 1979 graduate of South Putnam High School...
Harry Dalton Moore (05/21/10)
Harry Dalton Moore, 82, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010 in Frankfort, having moved there to be near his family. A resident of Greencastle and Putnam County for 50 years, Harry began his life in Danville, Ill., the son of Dr. Jean Wall Moore and Marjorie Spring Moore, as their second child and oldest son. Harry is survived by his sister Jeanine Moore Brown and brothers Ed, Larry and Robert Moore...
James C. Scott Jr. (05/21/10)
James C. Scott, Jr., 87, Mitchell, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010, at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis. Born Jan. 20, 1923, in Atkins, Ark., he was the son of James C. and Minnie Scott. He married Venita Lawrence Oct. 4, 1947. He had been employed at General Motors Powertrain and was a member of UAW Local 440. James was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. He also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps...
Arthur W. Smith (05/21/10)
Arthur W. Smith, 104, of Greencastle passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Jan. 27, 1906 in Marion County, he was the son of Lewis Arthur and Charity Ellen Richardson Smith. On May 25, 1928 he married Dorothy Neiman, and she preceded him in death on April 30, 2003...
Vernon L. Walton (05/19/10)
Vernon L. Walton, 80, of Greencastle passed away on Monday, Monday, May 17, 2010. He was born on Sept. 4, 1929 in Marion County to William and Goldie Evelyn Fields Walton. Mr. Walton was a 1948 graduate of Carmel High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He attained the rank of Sergeant First Class and received the Korean Service Ribbon with three Bronze Service Stars...
Carol Jean Tonkin Brown (05/19/10)
Carol Jean Tonkin Brown passed away Saturday, May 15, 2010. She was the beloved wife of William Joseph Brown, loving mother of Christopher Joseph Brown and Katie Eleanora Brown and dear sister of Paula McShane, Karen Barnard and the late Linda and Diane...
David Edwin Duggan (05/17/10)
David Edwin Duggan, 77, of Greencastle passed away Friday, May 14, 2010 at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Mr. Duggan was born Feb. 20, 1933 in Terre Haute to Hugh Leo and Sadie B. Privett Duggan. Mr. Duggan graduated from Gerstmeyer High School in Terre Haute on June 5, 1951, and on June 6, 1951 he left for the United States Navy, stationed in San Diego, Calif. ...
Eva M. Smith (05/14/10)
Eva M. Smith, 101, Cloverdale, passed away on May 13, 2010 at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. She was born on Dec. 7, 1908 in Owen County and was the daughter of the late Curry B. and Emma Twomey Hart. She was married to Harold H. "Banty" Smith Sr., and he preceded her in death. She was a member of the former Quincy Methodist Church. She was a homemaker, farmer and co-owner of Smith Implement and the Cloverdale Hardware and Lumber Company...
Clarence A. 'Bud' Cromer (05/13/10)
Clarence A. "Bud" Cromer, 87, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2010. He was born in Gettysburg, Pa., the son of Clarence F. and Nelle R. Cromer. In 1946, he married Bernice E. Calkins, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 17, 1998. He retired from IBM in 1985 after 44 years of service, 28 years in management...
Billie Marie Guerrettaz (05/13/10)
Billie Marie Guerrettaz, 66, of Cloverdale passed away in her home on Monday, May 3, 2010. She was born June 6, 1943, in Flora, Ill., the daughter of William and Opal Parish. She married Robert "Bob" Guerrettaz June 23, 1962. Besides being a supportive wife and mother, Billie was a teacher's aid, a Mary Kay director and a dental office receptionist. She enjoyed playing tennis, gardening and above all she loved the Lord...
Deana M. Harper (05/13/10)
Deana M. Poe Harper, 81, of Greencastle died Thursday, May 6, 2010. Service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Conkle Funeral Home in Speedway. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery. Calling will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Gary Dean Little (05/13/10)
Gary Dean Little, 50, of Delphi died Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Clarian West Medical Center in Avon. He had been a patient there since Monday and died unexpectedly. He was born Jan. 5, 1960, to the late Joseph A. and Judith K. Sutherlin Little. His marriage was to Joyce A. ...
Michael B.Wood (05/10/10)
Michael B. Wood, 46 of Cloverdale passed away May 5, 2010 at his home. Michael was a self-employed electrostatic painter. Michael was a very involved parent with the South Putnam School System. Mr. Wood is survived by his wife, Shanna (Schmidt), parents, Judy and George Wood of Pittsboro; children Dustin, Britani, Ciera, Andrea, Michael, Evan, Aaron, Allysia, and Siera; grandson Kameron; sister Ginger (Carl) Dawes of Pittsboro, Brother Greg (Lisa) Wood of Rockville; nieces Erica, Jessica Nephews Mark and Ben.. ...
Mildred Irene Bunten Barnett (05/10/10)
Mildred Irene Bunten Barnett, 105, Plainfield, formerly of Greencastle, died Wednesday, May 5, 2010 in Plainfield. The daughter of Thomas Jefferson and Flora Etta Ruark Bunten, she was a native of rural Fillmore in Marion Township.
Hubert E. Scott (05/11/10)
Hubert E. Scott, 87, was born Dec. 17, 1922 in Spencer to Wilbur Scott and Jessie Henderson Scott. He attended Greencastle High School and graduated in 1941. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Army and served our country in World War II. Mr. Scott began working at IBM Corporation in 1962 where he retired after 25 years of service. ...
Bruce Allen Webster (05/11/10)
Bruce Allen Webster, 49, of Carbon died suddenly Saturday, May 8, 2010 at his residence. He was born June 2, 1960 in Brazil as the son of Eddie and Margaret Sanders Webster. He attended Fontanet Grade School, Otter Creek Jr. High School and graduated from Van Buren High School in 1978 and IVY Tech, where he studied computer systems...
Cindy J. Goebel (05/10/10)
Cindy J. Goebel, 58, of Indianapolis departed this life May 10, 2010. She was born June 21, 1951 in Indianapolis to Jack and Joan (Boyd) Cochran. Cindy touched many people through her years with countless acts of kindness and love. She was a wonderful example of dedication, faith and love to everyone she knew...
Claude T. Leonard (05/10/10)
Claude T. Leonard, 78, of Cloverdale passed away at his residence on Saturday, May 8, 2010. He was the son of the late Roy and Alta Pearl Bales Leonard. He was a press operator and technician for IBM in Greencastle and was a member of IWCF Woodworking...
Robert Joshua Andrew Shonk (05/07/10)
Robert Joshua Andrew Shonk, 26, of Danville passed away on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 in his residence. He was born on Feb. 4, 1984 in Indianapolis to Bob and Jo Ann Spychalski Shonk. He was a 2003 graduate of Avon High School. He was pizza delivery man and assistant manager of Jack's Pizza in Danville...
Pauline E. Morrison (05/05/10)
Pauline E. Morrison, 95, Monrovia, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at her residence. She was born on April 6, 1915 in Putnam County and was the daughter of the late William Martin and Gertrude Viola Lasley Alkire. She married Kenneth Morrison on Aug. 25, 1934 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 2010...
Douglas P. Lane (05/05/10)
Douglas P. Lane, 67, Cloverdale, passed away Monday, May 3, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born on July 6, 1942 in Muncie and was the son of the late Leroy and Marion Preston Lane. He was a truck driver for USF Holland and a member of the Eminence Baptist Church and Teamsters Local No. 135, Indianapolis. He was a veteran of the US Army during the Vietnam era...
Sandra Sue 'Suzie' Dugan-Burnham (05/05/10)
Sandra Sue "Suzie" Dugan-Burnham, 64, of Cloverdale died Saturday, April 24 at the St. Vincent Hospice after a brief illness. Born in Lebanon, Ind. she was the daughter of James C. and Carol K. Dugan. In 2007, Suzie retired from the Indiana Department of Corrections where she had been a food services supervisor for many years...
Kevin M. Coffman (05/03/10)
Mr. Kevin M. Coffman, 38, of Greencastle passed away Monday, May 3, 2010 at his residence. Born March 24, 1972 in Greencastle, he was the son of Donnie and Angela Hagan Coffman. Kevin was a fork truck driver at Wal-Mart Distribution for five years and had previously worked at FB Distro, Heartland and Happico...
Sandra Sue Dugan-Burnham (05/04/10)
Sandra Sue "Suzie" Dugan-Burnham, 64, of Cloverdale died Saturday, April 24 at the St. Vincent Hospice after a brief illness. Born in Lebanon, Ind. she was the daughter of James C. and Carol K. Dugan. In 2007, Suzie retired from the Indiana Department of Corrections where she had been a food services supervisor for many years...
J.W. Allan (05/03/10)
J.W. Allan, 69, of Speedway passed away peacefully on May 2, 2010. J was the middle son of Eugene L. and Carolyn Ellis Allan and was born Jan. 5, 1941 in Greencastle. He was a 1960 graduate of Englewood High School in Jacksonville, Fla. and a very proud alumnus of the University of Florida (BSBA 1974)...
Bennie G. Heavin (05/03/10)
Bennie G. Heavin, 85, of Coatesville passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Mill Pond Health Campus. He was born Sept. 21, 1924 to Fred and Nellie Storm Heavin in Putnam County. He graduated from Amo High School in 1943 and was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the southern Philippine campaign...
Kevin James Newtown (05/03/10)
Kevin James Newtown, 33, of Danville died Saturday, May 1, 2010 at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove. Kevin was born Aug. 13, 1976 in Pottsdam, N.Y., the son of John H. and Patricia Cobane Newtown. Mr. Newtown was an electrician with J.T. Electric in Bloomington. He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Greencastle...
Diane L. Smeelink (05/03/10)
Diane L. Smeelink, 59, of Coatesville passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010. Born Sept. 26, 1950 in Lebanon, she was the daughter of Marian L. and Barbara L. Jewell. Diane graduated from Ball State with an associates degree in early childhood development and had been program coordinator for Hendricks County Head Start for 25 years...