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Obituaries from October 2010

Charlotte Mae Porter Horn (10/30/10)
Charlotte Mae Porter Horn, , Rockville, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Jan. 9, 1950 in Greencastle and was the daughter of William E. & Elva Mae (O'Hair) Porter. A graduate of Bainbridge High School class of 1969, Charlotte worked at P.R. Mallory's and the Angwell Curtain Factory. She was a member of the Brick Chapel United Methodist Church...
James E. Anderson Sr. (10/30/10)
James E. Anderson Sr., 60, Cloverdale, passed away on Oct. 29, 2010 at Cloverdale. He was born on April 17, 1950 in Greencastle and was the son of James Fredrick and Virginia Beulah (Lewis) Anderson. He was married to Gaye Haulk and she survives. He is also survived by his parents who reside in Greencastle; his children, Melinda Sue (Timothy C.) Day, Sherri Ann (Glenn) Sanders, James E. ...
Ernest M. (Ernie) Flaherty (10/29/10)
Ernest M. (Ernie) Flaherty, 74, passed away on Oct. 26, 2010. He was born in Indianapolis on June 27, 1936 to Erwin J. and Beulah M. (Gordon) Flaherty. He was the youngest of five brothers. Ernest joined the U.S. Army serving his country in Korea. After his assignment, he returned and worked at BHT Company, and then the United States Postal Service as a letter carrier for the Rainbow Branch and Park Fletcher Branch before retiring in 1991...
Judith Marie Martin Buis Gieseking (10/29/10)
Judith Marie Martin Buis Gieseking, 67, of Brazil, passed away, at home, Oct. 26, 2010 at 8:25 p.m. following a lengthy illness. She was born Feb. 24, 1943, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Hiram Densford and Beulah Muriel (Miller) Martin. Judy graduated from Indiana State University with a degree in elementary education and later received a masters degree in education as well. ...
Wilma Shoemaker Tyrone (10/28/10)
Wilma Shoemaker Tyrone, 84, Bakersfield, Calif., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. Wilma was born in Indianapolis, one of two children of Frank and Gladys Shoemaker. She graduated from Fillmore High School in 1943. In 1946, she married Frank Young, who passed away in 1952. She married Clay Tyrone in 1961, and he died in 1963. Her brother Waldo Shoemaker also preceded her in death...
Allen 'Dee' Dale Lints (10/28/10)
Allen "Dee" Dale Lints, 59 of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Brazil, died unexpectedly Oct. 21, 2010. He was born Aug. 9, 1951 in Brazil the son of Edward Lints and Elizabeth Angleton Lints. He graduated from Reelsville High School and attended Indiana State University, graduating in 1976 with a B.S. degree in computer science. He had served in the Army National Guard...
Wilma Shoemaker Tyrone (10/27/10)
Wilma Shoemaker Tyrone, 84, Bakersfield, Calif., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. Wilma was born in Indianapolis, one of two children of Frank and Gladys Shoemaker. She graduated from Fillmore High School in 1943. In 1946, she married Frank Young, who passed away in 1952. She married Clay Tyrone in 1961, and he died in 1963. Her brother Waldo Shoemaker also preceded her in death...
Paul C. Baker (10/27/10)
Paul C. Baker, 44, Coatesville, passed away Oct. 22, 2010 in Tyler, Texas. He was born July 7, 1966 in New York City, to Edward and Ann Brophy Baker. Paul was a graduate of North Demarest High School in New Jersey, an U. S. Navy veteran and a member of BOOZEFIGHTERS CHAPTER 70...
Lucy Caroline Boyle (10/25/10)
Lucy Caroline Boyle, 84, of Greencastle passed away on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. She was born on Nov. 8, 1925 in Indianapolis to Charles Jacob and Lucille Beatrix Boyle. Lucy retired in 1988 from the P.R. Mallory Company and was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church...
Hal E. Miller (10/23/10)
Hal E. Miller, 73, Cincinnati, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010. He was deeply loved and will be sorely missed by his wife of 50 years, Constance "Connie" Miller née Wright; his children Alison Miller Flint and Jens Andersen Miller; his grandchildren Ariane Berning Raber, Sydney Berning Certain, Kyle Miller and Brandi Miller; and his six great-grandchildren...
Dennis J. Buis (10/23/10)
Dennis J. Buis, 89, Greencastle, formerly of Belle Union, passed away on Oct. 20, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born on Oct. 1, 1921 in Putnam County and was the son of the late Henry Dennis and Mabel Leone (Craver) Buis. He was married to Donnis (Bennett) Buis and she survives. ...
Robert Justin Cook (10/21/10)
Robert Justin Cook, 42, passed away Oct. 17, 2010. Rob was a pharmacy tech at St. Vincent Hospital for 20 years. He was very active in the Lawrence Central Performing Arts board for several years. Rob was a volunteer child advocate for CASA. His mother Patricia "Colene" Renfro Cook preceded him in death...
Darlene G. 'Doll' Larmore Fletcher (10/21/10)
Ms. Darlene G. "Doll" Larmore Fletcher, 55, Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 at Putnam County Hospital. Doll was born June 11, 1955 in Greencastle, the daughter of Earl and Thelma Pauline (Crawley) Larmore. She was a 1973 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Helen Overton (10/20/10)
Helen B. (Hammond) Overton, a loving mother and grandmother, entered into eternal life on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 at 3 p.m. Helen was born in Greencastle to John Raymond and Ruth Blue Hammond on April 25, 1930. She is survived by her three children, Janet (Manzo), Jeff and Elaine, her son-in-law Albert Manzo and daughter-in-law Camie as well as grandchildren Matthias, Marcia, Mario and Alexandra, granddaughter-in-law Tracy Manzo and great-grandchild Nicholas...
Anna L. Nicholls (10/20/10)
Anna L. Nicholls, 81, Poland, died following an automobile accident on Friday, Oct. 15, 2010. She was born Nov. 19, 1928 in Owen County, the daughter of Lafe and Elsie Smith Schopmeyer. Following graduation from high school, she continued on at "Smart Appearance" Beauty School...
Argil Haltom (10/20/10)
Argil L. Haltom (Chippie), 78, of Flagler Beach, Fla. and formerly of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 at Flagler Pines. Born Feb. 25, 1932 in Putnam County, he was the son of Modist and Nina Smith Haltom. On Nov. 27, 1952 (Thanksgiving Day) Argil and Patricia Hess were married. They had 58 years together and two children, Mark L. and Marcia Ann...
Bill Anthony (10/20/10)
Bill Anthony, 65, Terre Haute, passed away Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010 in the VA Hospital in Indianapolis. Born July 11, 1945 in Columbus, he was the son of George S. Anthony and Margyl Denman Anthony. He is survived by the love of his life Kelly Knoblett Anthony...
Gareld Eugene Stone (10/18/10)
Gareld Eugene Stone, 82, of Indianapolis and formerly of Greencastle passed away Oct. 12, 2010 at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle after a seven-month illness. Born Sept. 1, 1928 in Jefferson Township, he was the son of Alva E. Stone and Vera P. Wells Stone...
Sharon L. Cole (10/18/10)
Sharon L. Cole, 63 of Reelsville, passed away Oct. 14, 2010 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. She had been battling cancer for the past year. She was born April 27, 1947 in Marion County the daughter of Laverne Parker and Maxine Bunton Parker. She most recently had worked as a courier for Cinergy/Duke Energy until her health issues were a problem. ...
Rebecca Ann Mishler Heeke (10/18/10)
Mrs. Rebecca Ann "Becky" Mishler Heeke, 59, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 at her residence. Born Dec. 1, 1950 in Tell City, she was the daughter of Lloyd "Porky" & Mary (Quinlin) Knieriem. A 1968 graduate of Brazil High School and Ivy Tech's nursing program, she received her LPN degree and worked in the Putnam County area. She married Joe Heeke on Dec. 24, 1995, and he survives...
James 'Jim' Russell Roach (10/14/10)
James "Jim" Russell Roach died Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, at his home in Lebanon after a long battle with kidney disease and Alzheimer's. He was born near Clinton Falls in Putnam County to parents Arvel and Zella (Thomas) Roach. He grew up in Greencastle and was a 1951 graduate of Greencastle High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict from 1953 to 1956...
Clarence Arthur 'Art' Cooper Jr. (10/13/10)
Clarence Arthur "Art" Cooper, Jr., 85, of Greencastle passed away on Oct. 10, 2010. He was born on Jan. 16, 1925 in Putnamville to Clarence A. Cooper, Sr. and Violet Mae Alexander. Art was a graduate of Greencastle High School and served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and retired from Lone Star Industries with 43 years of service. He and his wife had been active in the Friendly Squares...
Mary Ann (Jones) Hanna (10/13/10)
Mary Ann (Jones) Hanna, 90, of Greencastle passed away Oct. 7, 2010 at Asbury Towers Retirement Community in Greencastle. She was born on Aug. 8, 1920 in Putnam County. Her parents were Bernice (Allen) and B. Frank Jones. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Albert Kenneth Hanna; brother, Benjamin Allen Jones; granddaughter, Jill Elizabeth Hanna; and nephews, John Hanna and Steve Hanna...
Charles P. Ragan (10/13/10)
Charles P. Ragan, 77, of Crawfordsville died at Ben Hur Home on Saturday afternoon. He farmed most of his life, working for many area farmers. He was born Sept. 2, 1933 in Indianapolis to Elmer and Mary Merrit Ragan. He married Wanda Johnson on July 20, 1958 in Hendricks County, and she survives...
Gareld E. Stone (10/13/10)
Gareld E. Stone, 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. Arrangements pending at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home.
Esther Evans (10/13/10)
Esther Marie (Pitcock) Evans, 68, of Greencastle, passed away suddenly at her home Monday morning, Oct. 11, 2010. She was born in Parke County on Feb. 12, 1942 to Wallace and Doris (Perry) Pitcock. Esther was a 1960 graduate of Roachdale High School. She married James A. Evans on May 31, 1963, and he survives her. Together, they engaged in farming for 47 years. Additionally, Esther was employed at Mallory's, Alpha Chi Omega sorority, DePauw University and retired from Danville Regional Hospital...
Mary Ann Hanna (10/12/10)
Mary Ann (Jones) Hanna, 90, of Greencastle passed away Oct. 7, 2010 at Asbury Towers Retirement Community in Greencastle. She was born on Aug. 8, 1920 in Putnam County. Her parents were Bernice (Allen) and B. Frank Jones. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Albert Kenneth Hanna; brother, Benjamin Allen Jones; granddaughter, Jill Elizabeth Hanna; and nephews, John Hanna and Steve Hanna...
Vonda Juanita Wood (10/12/10)
Vonda Juanita Wood, 83, of Reelsville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. She was born on April 28, 1927 in Tompkinsville, Ky. to James and Grace (Spradlin) Jones. Surviving are her sons Dwight W. Wood and wife Janet of Reelsville and Kevin L. Wood and wife Robin of Lebanon; brother Russell Jones and wife Patsy of Lynchburg, Ky.; sister Magaline HoopsHeusel of Greencastle; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews...
Daniel E. 'Danny' Minnick (10/12/10)
Daniel E. "Danny" Minnick, 88, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 under the care of Yellow Rose Hospice at Methodist Hospital. He was born on Oct. 17, 1921 in Owen County to Glen and Ina A. Huber Minnick. Mr. Minnick was a member of Putnamville United Methodist Church and had retired from IBM...
Wilma Jean (Brown) Moore (10/12/10)
Wilma Jean (Brown) Moore passed away at Hendricks Regional Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at the age of 79. She was born in Putnam County on Sept. 28, 1931 to the late Clarence F. and Garnett N. (White) Brown. Wilma was a 1949 graduate of Greencastle High School and had been a member of the Putnam County Hospital Guild since 1986...
Edith 'Virginia' Hanneman Holeyfield (10/12/10)
Edith "Virginia" Hanneman Holeyfield, 97, Chesterfield, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Millers Merry Manor in Chesterfield. She was born Feb. 13, 1913 in Greencastle. Virginia worked at Simplicity Patterns in Terre Haute and previously owned a hotel in Albuquerque, N.M. She was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints where she was very involved...
Theodore W. 'Ted' Jarrett (10/12/10)
Theodore W. "Ted" Jarrett, 79, of Greencastle passed away on Oct. 10, 2010. He was born on Sept. 19, 1931 in Portland Mills to William Roy Jarrett and Lucille Corder Jarrett. Ted served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, receiving a Purple Heart. He was a retired brick mason...
Billy G. Gregory (10/12/10)
Billy G. Gregory, 73, of Reelsville, died Oct. 10, 2010 in a farming accident while helping a neighbor. He was born Feb. 15, 1937, in Gallatin, Tenn., the son of Presley Lee and Ella Mae Gregory. Billy began working construction at the age of 14. Billy worked for the Indianapolis Brick Layers Union as a journeyman bricklayer. After more than 30 years of service he was considered an expert in the trade...
Larry J. Cecil (10/12/10)
Larry J. Cecil 45, Beech Grove, formerly of Greencastle, passed away Oct. 11, 2010. He was born June 12, 1965 in Greenfield. Larry was employed by Hook Industrial Sales as a machinist. He is survived by the love of his life Amy Dillehay of Beech Grove; daughter Jennifer Biggs of Beech Grove; sons Robert A. ...
Florence Irene Rissler (10/07/10)
­Florence Irene Rissler, 81, of Charleston, passed away Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 at her home. Florence was born Aug. 20, 1929 in Reelsville, the daughter of John Roy Diel and Ruby (Moss) Diel. She married Harlan Dale Rissler on July 6, 1947 at the Reelsville Baptist Church. He preceded her into Heaven Dec. 5, 2008...
George W. Russell Jr. (10/08/10)
George W. Russell Jr. died at his home in Poland on Oct. 3, 2010 at the age of 61. He was born in Indianapolis to the late George and Phyllis Russell. George was a graduate of Washington High School and was a manager for United Water for 30 years. He married Barbara Hancock in 1967 and she survives. George was a long-time member of the Indiana Environmental Federation and the Cloverdale Christian Church...
Ruth S. Carter (10/06/10)
Ruth S. Carter died at her home unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 in Brazil. She was born Sept. 1, 1919 in Dick Johnson Township as the daughter of John Henry and Frances Houk Sampson Sr. Following graduation from high school she graduated from Indiana State University. ...
Harold E. "Gene" Sargent (10/06/10)
Harold E. "Gene" Sargent, 80, of Martinsville, died on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. Arrangements are being handled by Carlisle and Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville.
Shirley S. Cook (10/06/10)
Shirley S. Cook, 75, Beatrice, Neb., died as the result of a traffic accident on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. She was born June 7, 1935 in Indianapolis and attended and graduated from Emrich Manual High School. She married Billy Cook on July 12, 1953 in Indianapolis...
Troy Dean McCallie (10/06/10)
Troy Dean McCallie, 45, Cloverdale, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010 at the Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle. He was born on Dec. 6, 1964 in Greencastle and was the son of John Berry and Diann Taylor McCallie. He was a 1987 Graduate of Cloverdale High School and had been employed at Lear Corporation, Shenandoah/IAC, DePauw University and South Putnam School Corporation...
P. Corrine Hamilton Kirkpatrick (10/03/10)
P. Corrine Hamilton Kirkpatrick, 87, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010 in St. Elizabeth East Hospital. She had been residing in Bickford Cottage, Lafayette for the past several years. She was born in West Lebanon on Dec. 31, 1922, the daughter of Earl and Zola Hall Hamilton...
Mary Rokicki (10/04/10)
Terry L. LaVullis (10/02/10)
Mr. Terry LaVullis, 57, of Indianapolis, formerly of Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 at Manor Care Health Center. Born July 31, 1953 in Indianapolis, he was the son of John G. and Lura (Dunbar) LaVullis. He was a 1970 graduate of Cloverdale High School...
Louie Frank Chelli (10/02/10)
Mr. Louie Frank Chelli, 87, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 at Hickory Creek at Sunset. Born Nov. 10, 1922 in Haywood, W.V., he was the son of Tomaso and Amelia Peasack Chelli. He married Rosalie M. Pierce on Dec. 1, 1946, celebrating 63 years together...
Agnes Lucille Friend Dazey (10/01/10)
Agnes Lucille Friend Dazey, 89, formerly of Wingate, died in St. Clare Medical Center in Crawfordsville Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010. She had been in failing health the past few years and had been residing with her daughter in Crawfordsville. Agnes was born in Crawfordsville Aug. 24, 1921, the daughter of Ellis C. and Etta Hester Friend...