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Obituaries from October 2011

Jeremy L. Hobson (10/30/11)
Jeremy L. Hobson, 31, of Plainfield, passed away Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. He was born July 3, 1980 in Fremont, Neb. He is survived by his wife, Katrina S. (Sanders) Hobson; children, Marcus and Adrionna Hobson; stepchildren, MaKye, Mason, and Madison Tharp; mother and stepfather, Becky and Joseph Dabkowski Jr.; grandparents, Donald and Dorothy Levenhagen; three sisters, Bethany Combs, Erica Bryant and Emily Dabkowski; and stepbrother, Joseph Dabkowski III...
Evelyn Pictor Taylor (10/28/11)
Evelyn Pictor Taylor, 98, formerly of Greencastle, passed away in Orange City, Fla., on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 following a short illness. Evelyn was born on Sept. 27, 1913, in Stoy, Ill., to Edward and Eveline Cork Pictor. She married W. Ralph Taylor on July 21, 1940, at Gobin Memorial Methodist Church in Greencastle, where they were members until moving to Florida in 1998 where he passed away on Oct. 11, 2002...
Lora Lynann Storm (10/28/11)
Lora Lynann Storm, 65, Coatesville, passed away Wednesday morning, Oct. 26, 2011 at her residence. She was born in Marion County, Ind., on June 2, 1946, the daughter of Russell Lowell and Lurene D. Leak Keeney. She was a hairstylist for 31 years, retiring in 1996. She then worked for various auction firms in the area...
Jerry C. Rowe (10/26/11)
Jerry C. Rowe, age 71, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 25, 1940 in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Charles Holden and Martha Josephine (Zinser) Rowe. He was a graduate of Scecina High School, class of 1958...
Lora Lynann Keeney Storm (10/26/11)
Lora Lynann Keeney Storm, 65, Coatesville , passed away Wednesday morning. Services are pending at Bousley-Hays Funeral Home in Coatesville.
Nyoka Kay Miller Clifford (10/25/11)
Nyoka Kay Miller Clifford, 68, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 24, 2011 at her residence in Greencastle. She was born on March 2, 1943 in Clay County. Nyoka was the daughter of Lilly Ilah (Stroub) and Fred August Miller. She married Robert E. Clifford on June 18, 1966 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1992...
Beve E. Coffman (10/25/11)
Mr. Beve E. Coffman, 81, Cloverdale, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 at the Indiana University Medical Center. Born May 22, 1930 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Grover G. and Lena (Hazelrigg) Coffman. He was a United States Army veteran having served during World War II...
Raymond A. Haulk (10/24/11)
Raymond A. Haulk, age 85, Indianapolis, passed away on Oct. 24, 2011. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a driver for Yellow Freight, retiring in 1989 after 33 years of service. He was a member of the Indiana Blind Veterans Association, Masonic Lodge and Murat Temple Shrine...
Douglas Glen Custis (10/25/11)
Douglas Glen Custis, 46, of Greencastle, passed away on Oct. 19, 2011 at IU Methodist Hospital. He was born on Jan. 13, 1965 in Greencastle to Harry William Custis and Judith Cummings Custis. Private arrangements have been entrusted to Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle...
Helen Adeline Boswell Gowin Pickel (10/23/11)
Helen Adeline Boswell Gowin Pickel, daughter of Artie O. (Doc) and Minnie Ethel Gorham Boswell, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 23, 2011 at her residence in Carpentersville. She was born May 24, 1921 at Greencastle. She was 90 years old. She was a member of Calvary Tabernacle in Crawfordsville...
Robert J. Stinson (10/23/11)
Robert J. Stinson, 66, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, passed away on Oct. 17, 2011 at Greencastle. He was born on Feb. 28, 1945 in Richlands, Va., and was the son of the late John K. Stinson and Lera M. (Whitt) Stinson Cook. He was a 1964 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Clarence 'Jack' Richardson (10/23/11)
Clarence "Jack" Richardson, 88, of Fillmore and formerly of Indianapolis passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. He was born on April 24, 1923 in Indianapolis to Ulysses Simpson Grant Richardson and Talitha Ann Kale Richardson. Jack was a graduate of Emmerich Manual Training High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy...
Melvin H. Mangus (10/23/11)
Melvin H. Mangus, 79, Greencastle, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 21, 2011 at Asbury Towers after a long battle with cancer and Alzheimer's disease He was the long-time owner-operator of Mel's Wrecker Service as well as several service stations in Greencastle...
Virginia L. (Perkins) Clodfelter (10/22/11)
Virginia L. (Perkins) Clodfelter, 91, of Greencastle, formerly of Roachdale, died at Autumn Glen in Greencastle on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. She was born on Dec. 1, 1919 in Greencastle to Fay and Edith Lane Thomas. She was a member of Roachdale Presbyterian Church, DAR, Order of Eastern Star No. 247 in Roachdale, charter member of Beta Sigma Phi and the Philomath Club of Roachdale...
Ben White (10/22/11)
Ben White, 82, Spencer, passed away at Owen Valley Health Campus, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. He was born Dec. 24, 1928 in Knightsville, Ind., to Lenard Arthur and Jane (Wallace) White. Ben was a 1947 graduate of Spencer High School. He served in the National Guard and worked as a project supervisor for INDOT for 48 years...
Christine Louise Lowry (10/19/11)
Christine Louise Lowry, 81, Cloverdale, passed away on Sunday, Oct.16, 2011 at Washington Healthcare, Indianapolis. She was born on Jan. 20, 1930 in Wayne County, Ind., and was the daughter of Edward L. and Regent C. {Moore} Rosser. She was married to Clifford R. Lowry on Oct. 6, 1981, and he preceded her in death on March 11, 2011...
Shelby Franklin Norton (10/19/11)
Shelby Franklin Norton, 78, of Rockville died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 in Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center at Indianapolis. He was born Oct. 7, 1933 to Mitchell and Clearcy (Sowder) Norton at Mt. Vernon, Ky. He was a graduate of Ladoga High School. He served in the Army during the Korean War...
Elton 'Daddy Wayne' Hughes (10/18/11)
Elton "Daddy Wayne" Hughes, 77, Quincy, passed away at The Waters of Greencastle on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. He was born to Cecil and Theda Hughes in Rice Lake, Wis., on Nov. 20, 1933. Elton spent eight years in the Navy, serving in Korea. He worked at May and Co. for 35 years and at Sackett's Tavern for several years...
Evelyn Uzila Bell (10/18/11)
Evelyn Uzila Bell, 91, Indianapolis, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. She was born Jan. 12, 1920 in Roanoke, Va., to the late John and Annie Merricks Webster. Evelyn married John E. Bell on Aug. 4, 1956, and he preceded her in death March 19, 1995...
Paul J. 'Jake' Benassi (10/17/11)
Paul J. "Jake" Benassi, 87, of Greencastle, passed away on Oct. 17, 2011. Mr. Benassi was born on Jan. 25, 1924 in Indianapolis to Attilio Benassi and Gladys Smyser Benassi. He was a 1943 graduate of Belle Union High School. Paul was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy as a gunner and a cook. He was awarded the American Area Ribbon, Victory Ribbon, and Philippine Liberation Ribbon...
Mary Catherine Shaw (10/17/11)
Mary Catherine (Brant) Shaw, 85, formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 after an extended illness at the home of her daughter in Woodstock, Ga. She was born in Greencastle on March 14, 1926, the daughter of Minnie (Mangus) and Lawrence Brant...
Joyce Sage (10/16/11)
Joyce Sage, 68, of Cloverdale, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at Hendricks Regional Health. She was born on May 29, 1943 in Putnam County and was the daughter of the late Roscoe Leonard "Bud" and Helen (Bell) Hayman. She was retired from F. B. Distro, Greencastle...
Bricelyan Raylee Hamblin (10/14/11)
Bricelyan Raylee Hamblin of Brazil, Ind., passed away Thursday morning at Riley Hospital, Indianapolis. Born Jan. 19, 2010 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Renee Wolford Hamblin. Survivors include her mother, Renee Hamblin of Brazil, a brother, Rylan at home, and her grandmother, Tonia Zuk of Crawfordsville...
Martin L. Bock Jr. (10/13/11)
Martin L. Bock, 47, left this world on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 in Bradenton, Fla. due to heart failure. He worked as an electrician at Pierce Manufacturing. Marty was a mechanical genius and enjoyed working on fast cars. He loved to cook. His aptitude for electronics also made him able to invent unique features for his home. He was a creative soul and made metal sculptures that his family and friends treasure...
Joseph Marvin Buchanan (10/11/11)
Joseph (Marvin) Buchanan, 80, of Plainfield, passed away Oct. 9, 2011 in Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville. He was born June 8, 1931 in Crossnor, N.C., to the late Luther and Alta Buchanan. Marvin was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He retired as a vice president at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in 1988 after 33 years...
Dema Constance Maddox Morrison (10/10/11)
She was young once, and beautiful. We will always remember her as the perfect hostess presiding at our family gatherings, every celebration, with style, love, and complete happiness. Her home was a refuge of good taste from the cluttered world where every guest left refreshed and happier than when they arrived...
Steve W. Moore (10/10/11)
Steven W. Moore, 61, of Plainfield, passed away on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011. He was born on April 21, 1950 in Greencastle to Wayne Moore and Delilah J. Overshiner Moore. Steve was a graduate of Greencastle High School and served his country in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Infantry during the Vietnam Era, and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star...
Roland Naylor (10/07/11)
Roland Naylor, 84, of Greencastle passed away Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at Hickory Creek Sunset Nursing Home in Greencastle. Born March 20, 1927 in Escanaba, Mich., the son of John and Elizabeth Cadieux. Mr. Naylor served in the Navy during the Korean War. On Feb. 3, 1949 he married Audrey (Salisbury) Naylor and she survives...
Jo Ellen Richard (10/05/11)
After a courageous three-year battle with cancer, Jo Ellen Richard, 59, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 at her home in Brighton, Mich. Jo Ellen was born on April 6, 1952 in the Putnam County Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Eugene Unger. Jo Ellen was a member of the first graduating class at North Putnam High School, graduating in May 1970. After completing high school, Jo Ellen attended Indiana State University along with many members of her 1970 class...
Mildred L. Keeney (10/04/11)
Mildred L. Keeney, 81, of Russellville, died at 5:28 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born June 21, 1930 at Russellville to Otis and Hazel Wilson Clodfelter. She married Charles Keeney on Dec. 12, 1948 at Russellville, and he survives...
James F. Arthur (10/05/11)
James F. Arthur, 77, formerly of Darlington, passed away Tuesday morning at Williamsburg Nursing Home in Crawfordsville. He was born at home in rural Clermont, Ind., on July 26, 1934 to Frank and Janice Stout Arthur. He married Fern M. Redden on March 25, 1962. They divorced. On June 17, 1972 he married Rosalie Gorrell in Crawfordsville. She preceded him in death on April 1, 2007...
Virgil D. 'Sharpie' Sharp (10/04/11)
Virgil D. "Sharpie" Sharp, 84, Greencastle, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis, following a brief illness. Virgil was born on June 25, 1927 in Indianapolis to Virgil O. and Colleen Sharp...
Lulu B. Proctor (10/04/11)
Lulu B. Proctor, 81, of Greencastle passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2011. She was born on May 29, 1930 in Greencastle to John W. Lukenbill and Bernice O'Hair Lukenbill. She was a graduate of Bainbridge High School and was a member of Bainbridge Christian Church and Mother's Study Club...
Martha Jane Jernagan (10/02/11)
Martha Jane Jernagan, 65, Williamsport, passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 at 6:05 a.m. at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. She was born in Crawfordsville on June 14, 1946, the daughter of Martha Louise and Ira Junior VanHook. Jane attended Logan Township School until eighth grade when she moved to Warren County. She was a 1964 graduate of Seeger High School...
Vona 'Nancy' A. Allen (10/02/11)
Vona "Nancy" A. (Foster) Allen, 78, of Williamsport, died at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at St. Vincent Heart Center, Indianapolis. Nancy was born on April 13, 1933 in Attica. She was the daughter of the late Daniel H. and Vera (Dunklebarger) Foster...
Jennifer L. Erhardt (10/02/11)
Mrs. Jennifer L. Erhardt, age 61, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 at The Waters of Greencastle. Born Aug. 7, 1950 in Elkhart, Ind., she was the daughter of Virginia Arlene (Fisher) Longdon. She was a 1968 graduate of Elkhart Central High School...
William W. 'Bill' Miller (10/02/11)
William W. "Bill" Miller of Greencastle passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. He retired from IBM Corp. and Hoosier Date Forms. He is survived by his wife, Doris J. Miller; two children, Frederick W. Miller (Mindy) and Catherine L. Hickman (Joe); and four grandchildren, Phillip, William, Caroline and Andrew...