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Obituaries from May 2012

Barabara Ruth Meyer (05/22/12)
Barbara Ruth (Wright) Meyer, Greencastle, passed away Friday evening, May 18, 2012. She was born Dec. 13, 1940 at San Antonio, Texas and was the daughter of Edward and Kitty Wright. She married Thomas A. Meyer on Aug. 8, 1959 and he survives. Also surviving are her daughters Julie and husband Brent Reed of Coatesville and Janis and husband Sergio Gonzalez of Indianapolis; grandchildren Miles, Katie, Emily, Michelle and Annie; her brother David and wife Debbie Wright, Rockport, Texas; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.. ...
Doris Lee McCarty (05/30/12)
Doris Lee McCarty, 86, of Bainbridge, passed away late Tuesday night, May 29, 2012 in the Danville Regional Rehab Center. Born Feb. 21, 1926 in Queen City, Texas, she was the daughter of George Blalock and Grace (Rawlinson) Blalock. She married Charles F. McCarty, and he preceded her Oct. 19, 2008...
Joann Capps (05/29/12)
Joann Capps, 72, of Apache Junction, Ariz., formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012. She was born March 11, 1939 to Clarence and Thekla Sobolik in Larimore, N.D. She met her husband of 50 years Phil Capps when he was in the Air Force...
Velma O'Hair Dawes (05/28/12)
Velma O'Hair Dawes, 92, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2012. She was born Nov. 2, 1919 in Greencastle to the late Ernest and Nettie O'Hair. She worked at Western Electric/AT & T for 34 years. Velma and her late husband, Carrell G. Dawes, owned the Panda Restaurant at Ohio and Meridian streets in Indianapolis in the early 1960s...
Robert 'Bob' G. Tresner (05/23/12)
Robert "Bob" G. Tresner, 84, of Greencastle passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2012. He was born on March 20, 1928 in Marion County to Harry I. Tresner and Lola Marie Hinote Tresner. Bob served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He attended the University of New Mexico and graduated from Indiana University...
Corylee Brandon Yockey (05/22/12)
Corylee Brandon Yockey, age 28, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Born Dec. 16, 1983 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Delbert Yockey and Mary Marie (Craig) Wood and had attended Bainbridge Schools. Corylee loved to spend time with his family, to go fishing and ride bicycles. He loved life and always shared a smile...
Marcia Coffman Davies (05/21/12)
Marcia Faye Davies, 67, Summerville, S.C., lost her seven-year battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, May 18, 2012. She passed away peacefully in her home with her loving husband, children and Yorkie Huck by her side. Born Aug. 30, 1944 in Cloverdale, she was a 1963 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Edward 'Ned' G. Klebusch (05/21/12)
Ned Klebusch, age 53, of Cloverdale, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Born April 28, 1959 in Greencastle, he was the son of John M. and Marcia Jane (Flint) Klebusch and was a 1977 graduate of Greencastle High School. He married Diane (Heath) Klebusch on May 20, 2005, and she survives...
Doris June McCloud (05/20/12)
Doris June McCloud of Roachdale passed away at Hendricks Regional Health Hospital on Sunday morning. She was 90 years old. Doris was born June 8, 1921 to Levi and Anna Merritt McCloud at Crawfordsville. She married Raymond H. McCloud on Aug. 28, 1948 at Acton, Ind. Raymond preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 1999...
Betty Lou Boller Williams (05/18/12)
Betty Lou Boller Williams, 68, of Greencastle passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012. She was born on July 2, 1943 in Putnam County to Elijah Matthew Boller and Afton Irene Holcomb Boller. Betty was a 1961 graduate of Bainbridge High School and was of the Christian faith...
Thomas Scott Alexander (05/15/12)
Thomas Scott Alexander, 70, of Roachdale passed away at his residence Tuesday morning, May 15, 2012. He graduated from North Putnam High School. He retired as assistant pressmen at RR Donnelley at Crawfordsville. He was in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam...
Martha Jane Coffman (05/16/12)
Martha Jane Coffman, 87, passed quietly at her home in Ormond Beach, Fla., from this life to glory on Friday, May 11, 2012. Born Martha Jane Minnick in Owen County, Ind., on Aug. 12, 1924 to Glen Minnick and Ina Huber Minnick and known to family and friends as "Jayne," she grew up on a farm in southern Indiana and attended Quincy High School...
James Edward Westfall (05/15/12)
James Edward Westfall, 88, passed away on April 2, 2012 in Melbourne, Fla. He was born on Sept. 1, 1923, near Spencer, Owen County, Ind., to John Christopher and Nina Atlanta (Smith) Westfall. As a boy, many of his summers were spent working on family farms. Jim graduated from Greencastle High School in 1942. There he excelled at sports, especially basketball...
Raymond J. Campbell (05/15/12)
Raymond J. Campbell, 70, of Greencastle, passed away at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Raymond was born March 28, 1942, in Vincennes, Ind. He was the son of Joseph and Thelma (Burlington) Campbell. Raymond graduated from Fillmore High School with the class of 1961...
Renos Gray McKamey (05/13/12)
Renos Gray McKamey, age 76, Cloverdale, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born at home on Dec. 5, 1935 in Cloverdale Township, the son of Ira C. and Anita (Herington) McKamey...
Mary 'Joan' Underwood Kinney (05/13/12)
Mary "Joan" Kinney, 77, Stilesville, died Mary 11, 2012 at IU Clarian West. She was born Oct. 26, 1934 in Stilesville to Owen and Ruth Ann (Elmore) Underwood. She was married to Hubert Baker and Melvin Kinney, both of whom preceded her in death. She was in the clerical department at PSI in Plainfield (now Duke Energy) for several years...
Sharon Crawley Evans (05/13/12)
Sharon Crawley Evans, age 69, of Greencastle died May 6, 2012. She was the daughter of Glen Crawley and Irene Welch Crawley. On June 9, 1972 she married Robert W. Evans. He survives. Sharon is also survived by a son, Scott Griffith Evans, and daughter-in-law, Amy Atcheson Evans and their daughter, Anna Noelle Evans. ...
Joseph Franklin Kerr (05/13/12)
Joseph Franklin Kerr passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012 at Rex Hospital, Wake Forest, N.C. He was born in Fountain County, Ind., to the late Beryl Smith Kerr and Charles Robert Kerr, Sr. Joseph was preceded in death by his son, Martin P. Kerr, and by his twin brother, James F. Kerr...
Betty Jean Sillery (05/09/12)
Betty Jean Sillery, 74, of Greencastle, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Born Nov. 22, 1937 in Eminence, she was the daughter of Charles and Dorothy Crawley (Dickerson). She was a 1955 graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Royal Dale Sillery on June 27, 1958, and he preceded her in death...
Ralph W. 'Pete' Cummings (05/12/12)
Ralph W. "Pete" Cummings, age 78, Coatesville, passed away Friday, May 11, 2012 at his residence. He was born at Danville on March 21, 1934 and was the son of Ralph L. and Alma Nester Cummings. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator for Groniger Excavating and had also worked as a farmer. He was a Korean Veteran of the US Army, an avid coon hunter, and attended Coatesville United Methodist Church. He loved his whole family and enjoyed helping at the Coatesville Volunteer Fire Department...
Anna May Wall (05/12/12)
Anna May Wall, 89 of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away April 29, 2012. She was born in Greencastle. Predeceased by her parents, Ira and Lucille Hutcheson, husband Lloyd Harian Sutherlin, sisters Rachel (Red) Cooper, Mary (Bob) Wichmann and June (Ben) Parent...
Shirley Ann Call Grove (05/10/12)
Shirley Ann Call Grove, 75, of Greencastle, passed away at Las Palmas Hospital in El Paso, 
Texas on April 15, 2012. Shirley was born in Putnam County on Aug 13, 1936 to the late Rex O. and Mary Nutgrass Call. Shirley graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1954...
Troy Lee Fields (05/09/12)
Troy Lee Fields, 48, of Carbon, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at IU Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, with his family and friends by his side. Troy was born Dec. 22, 1963 in Brazil, the son of Bobby L. Fields and Diane G. (Phipps) Fields. He graduated from Paris (Ill.) High School with the Class of 1981...
Joyce G. Christiansen (05/09/12)
Joyce G. Christiansen, 78, formerly of Greencastle, passed away surrounded by her children Tuesday morning, May 8, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 10, 1933, in Harris, Texas, she was the daughter of Allen Guynes and Elva Myrta Stanley Guynes...
Robert G. 'Bob' Proctor (05/09/12)
Robert G. "Bob" Proctor, 86, of Indianapolis, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012 following an illness. Bob was born June 15, 1925, the son of James and Pauline (Peyton) Proctor. He was a part of the Brazil High School Class of 1943 where he was president of the class his junior year. While in high school he was the quarterback on the football team and also played basketball as a member of the 1943 Wabash Valley Championship team...
Clifton E. Shipley (05/08/12)
Clifton E. Shipley, 57, of Lebanon, Tenn., and a former Glasgow, Ky., resident, died Monday, May 7, 2012 in Hartsville, Tenn., as the result of an automobile accident. He was born in Glasgow, the son of the late Ralph D. Shipley and Gloria Jones Shipley of Glasgow, who survives...
Warren Art Girdley (05/08/12)
Warren Art Girdley, 80, died on Monday, May 7, 2012. He was born June 30, 1921. Warren was preceded in death by his wife Mary Downs Girdley. He is survived by his daughter, Judie Girdley Deal (spouse Paul); grandchildren Kirsten Smith (spouse George) and Nick Riley (spouse Stacey); and great-grandchildren Andrew and Matthew Romano, Ava Blackney and McKenna Riley...
Billy E. 'Butch' Spencer (05/08/12)
Billy E. "Butch" Spencer, 69, of Ellenboro, W.Va. (Finch Community), departed this life on Sunday, May 6, 2012, at his residence, following a courageous battle with cancer. Butch was born Sept. 23, 1942 in Greencastle, a son of the late Ralph and Irene (Hood) Spencer...
Olivia Lynnae Ruble (05/01/12)
Olivia Lynnae Ruble, infant daughter of Tyler Ruble and Lauren (Human) Ruble of Bainbridge, died shortly after birth on April 28, 2012. Olivia Lynnae Ruble is survived by her parents, Tyler and Lauren (Human) Ruble of Bainbridge; grandparents Tracy and Michael Ruble of Bainbridge, and Valarie and Ron Human of Roachdale; great-grandparents Karen Land of Martinsville, Charlie and Donna Hahn of Princess Lake, Ind., Kenny and Barbara Human of Wilbur, Ind., Jim and Patricia Kepley of Indianapolis, and Bob and Marlene Ruble of Bainbridge; great-great grandparents Georgia Brown of Plainfield, and Naomi Withrow of Indianapolis.. ...
Deloris Jane Laswell (05/07/12)
Deloris "Jane" Laswell, of Brazil, daughter of Ralph and Mary Mustard, wife of Robert L. Laswell, passed away at home on Sunday, May 6, 2012. She was surrounded by her loving family, which included daughter: Carylon Smith (Joe), son Gene Laswell, son Darwin Laswell (Barbara), daughter Tracy Withers (Kevin), daughter Cindy Wallen, daughter Beverly Moeller (Kevin), son Dale Laswell and daughter Terri Neeriemer (Jim)...
Juanita Kaye Murphy (05/07/12)
Juanita Kaye Murphy, age 73, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012. Born Aug. 10, 1938 in Fayette County, Ind., she was the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Goodpasture) Voiles and was a graduate of Cloverdale High School. Juanita had been a secretary at Murphy Brothers for several years. She had also worked at the Banner Graphic, Horace Link, DePauw University and FB Distro...
Nancy M. App (05/07/12)
Nancy M. App, 78, of Mooresville, died on Saturday, May 5, 2012. She was born to Basil H. Jeffries and Alyene (Radford) Roth on July 14, 1933 in Lebanon, Ind. Nancy married John B. App on Jan. 23, 1954. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1951...
Karen Denise Williams (05/07/12)
Karen Denise (Jordan) Williams, 51, of Danville and formerly of Fillmore, passed away April 23, 2012. She was born Dec. 25, 1960 in Indianapolis to Ralph Harold and Ethel Loretta (Stanley) Jordan. She was a 1979 graduate of Morton Memorial High School at the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Children's Home...
Kay Charmaine (Chapman) Neier (05/04/12)
Kay Charmaine (Chapman) Neier, 74, of Mt. Meridian, formerly of Belleville, died Thursday, May 3, 2012. She was born Nov. 20, 1937 in Indianapolis to James and Twila (Schenk) Chapman. Kay married Clyde Neier on Aug. 16, 1958 and he survives. Additional survivors include her daughters, Vicki Short of Clayton, Patricia Burnett of Danville and Nena Price of Brazil; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Diana Ohrlberg...
Vera I. 'Jeanne' Pritchard (05/01/12)
Vera I. "Jeanne" Pritchard, 87, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, April 30, 2012. She was born on Feb. 6, 1925 in Putnam County to Edward N. Eiteljorge and Josephine Vera Knauer Eiteljorge. Mrs. Pritchard was a 1943 graduate of Greencastle High School and was a member of First Christian Church Greencastle, Kappa Delta Phi Sorority, VFW Post 1150 Ladies Auxiliary and Modern Mothers Study Club...
Furman A. Patterson (05/01/12)
Furman A. "Big Bull" Patterson, 79, of Greencastle passed away Monday, April 30, 2012. He was born on Aug. 7, 1932 in Greencastle to John L. Patterson and Opal O. Grimes Patterson. Mr. Patterson was a graduate of Greencastle High School and served his country in the U.S. Army...