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Obituaries from June 2012

Rose Mary Normington (06/28/12)
Rose Mary Normington, 77, of Greenwood (formerly of Greencastle), passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012. She was born April 21, 1935 in Indianapolis to the late Lee and Marjorie VanJelgerhius. Rose Mary graduated from Indiana Central and worked as a teacher for the Beech Grove schools...
Carol Unger Smith (06/29/12)
Carol Unger Smith, 75, of New Albany, Mississippi and formally of Lebanon, Ind., passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County. She was born on July 15, 1936 in Randolph County in Young America, Ind., to the late Russell and Louise Unger...
Mildred Wampler (06/29/12)
Mildred Wampler, 92, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Garden Villa after a long battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). She was born in Greencastle, but lived in Bloomington until her retirement from the MCCSC at age 65. She then moved to Orlando, Fla., where she lived for 20 years...
Rickie Lee Cartwright (06/28/12)
Rickie Lee Cartwright, 64, Danville, died in the IU Health North Hospital, Carmel, at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Rickie was born in Judyville, Ind., on Oct. 3, 1947. He was the son of Marcella Mae (Brooks) Cartwright Pattengale of Danville and the late Paul Malcolm Cartwright...
William Henry Irwin (06/28/12)
William Henry Irwin, 83, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2012, surrounded by friends and family. As per his wishes, graveside services will be held at Little Walnut Cemetery, Greencastle, on Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m., There will be a gathering of friends and family at VFW Post 1550, Greencastle, following the services...
Ronna L. Chappell (06/27/12)
Ronna L. Chappell, 39, Tavernier, Fla., died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Jackson Memorial Hospital after a painful battle with ALS. Born in Putnam County on Aug. 16, 1972, she was the daughter of Judith Ann Smedley Allee and Ronnie H. Allee. She graduated from South Putnam High School in 1990 and from Indiana University SPEA School in 1994...
Alice Mary Burk (06/26/12)
Alice Mary Burk, 60, of Brazil, died Saturday, June 23, 2012 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. She was born July 6, 1951 in Danville, Ill., the daughter of Herbert Wm. and Elsie F. Bowler Dixon Sr. She completed nursing training and had worked as a LPN...
F. Jean Wood (06/26/12)
F. Jean Wood, 82, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2012. Born Feb. 25, 1930 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Ora and Maud (Smith) Lady. She married Charles "Junior" Wood on April 4, 1946 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 1998...
Mary Dale Owens McClintock (06/25/12)
Mary Dale Owens McClintock passed away in Pensacola, Fla., on Friday, June 22, 2012. Mary Dale was born in Greecastle in 1927. She was the daughter of the late Harvey and Melba Owens of Greencastle and was a 1945 graduate of Greencastle High School...
F. Jean Wood (06/24/12)
F. Jean Wood, 82, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, June 24, 2012. She married Charles "Junior" Wood on April 4, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 1, 1998. Her parents; a daughter, Linda L. Patterson; son-in-law, Daniel C. Ruhlig; and several siblings also preceded her in death...
Dortha Mae 'Dorothy' McMillan (06/24/12)
Dortha Mae "Dorothy" McMillan, 87, of Greencastle passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2012. She was born on Oct. 18, 1924 in Montgomery County, Ky., to Strother Breeze and Mabel Foley Breeze. On Dec. 20, 1954 she married Rowlin J. "Mac" McMillan, and he preceded her in death on March 21, 1984...
Tony L. Taylor (06/22/12)
Tony L. Taylor, 59, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2012. He was born on Nov. 22, 1952 in Greencastle to Delmer G. Taylor and Lucille Miller Taylor. Tony was preceded in death by his parents and one half-brother. Surviving are one sister, two half-sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and his AA and NA extended family...
Gregory S. Solomon (06/22/12)
Gregory S. Solomon, 65, of Pittsboro, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012. Born May 17, 1947 in Greencastle, he was the son of Albert and Mary June (Rising) Solomon. He graduated from Bainbridge High School in 1965. Gregory married Phyllis Jean Kendall in Indianapolis on Jan. 26, 1973, and she survives...
Kenny T. Jackson (06/21/12)
Kenny T. Jackson, 33, of Mansfield, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis following a brief illness. Kenny was born July 10, 1978 the son of Thomas and Crystal (Gulley) Jackson. He attended Northview High School and was currently working at Exhibit A Plastics as a machine operator...
Cecilia R. Moya (06/19/12)
Cecelia R. Moya, 76, Cloverdale, passed away on June 18, 2012 at her residence. She was born on November 29, 1935 in East St. Louis, Illinois and was the daughter of the late Joseph Michael and Leola (Lloyd) Ellis. She was a retired warehouse clerk and part owner of Retired Military Tree and Ground Service, Cloverdale...
Florence A. Barber (06/19/12)
Florence A. Barber, 91, of Bellaire, Fla., died Sunday, June 17 at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, Fla. Born Sept. 12, 1920 in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of Arthur and Rose Zimmerman Alve. Florence was a homemaker and a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church, Largo, Fla...
Norma Sutherlin Hough (06/19/12)
Norma Jean Sutherlin Hough took her final rest on June 3, 2012 at the Good Shepherd Hospice near her home in Sebring, Fla. She was 87. Born Norma "Jean" Valentine to Samuel and Alma Valentine on Aug. 24, 1924 in Ferndale, Ind. She graduated from Bainbridge High School, married Joseph Henry Sutherlin in 1944, and after World War II they settled in Groveland, where Jean was a homemaker, gardener, farm hand, quilter, nurse's aid at Danville Regional Hospital and mother to five children...
Anna 'Colene' Wilson (06/17/12)
Anna "Colene" Wilson of Roachdale passed away at The Waters of Greencastle on Saturday morning, June 16, 2012. She was 80. She was born on Nov. 3, 1931 at Dickson, Tenn., to Monroe and Ida Mae Stewart Daugherty. She married Thomas Edward Wilson on June 19, 1952 at Nashville, Tenn. He died Oct 19, 2007...
Jean R. Holley (06/14/12)
Jean R. Holley, age 86, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Born Jan. 24, 1926 in Wayne County, Ind., she was the daughter of Milo and Grace (Cochran) Routh. She was a graduate of Hyde Park High School and secretarial school with a degree in medical dictation, Chicago...
Jeanette Tippin Brown (06/14/12)
Jeanette Tippin Brown, Winter Park, Fla., passed away June 10, 2012 at the Manor Care Rehab Center in Winter Park, Fla. She was born July 13, 1931 near Salem, Ind., and was the daughter of James and Nellie (Martin) Tippin. She was a 1949 graduate of Bainbridge High School and attended Milligan College in Tennessee...
Frank 'Bill' VanSlyke (06/12/12)
Frank "Bill" VanSlyke, 69, Cloverdale, passed away on June 9, 2012 at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born on Nov. 24, 1942 in Milwaukee, Wis., and was the son of Albert Forest and Kathryn (Luckey) VanSlyke. He was an accountant for the State of Indiana and a member of the Cloverdale Christian Church, Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite...
Richard D. Allee (06/12/12)
Richard D. Allee of Portland, Ore., passed away on Friday, June 8, 2012. He was the son of the late Enos and Pauline Duncan Allee. Allee was a graduate of Belle Union High School in 1954 and Purdue University in 1958. He retired from General Foods. He is survived by his wife, Marcia Wilson Allee; sons Scott Allee of Portland and Kent Allee (Karla) of Rocklin, Calif.; grandsons Matthew and Josh Allee; sisters Ann Weaver (Sam) of Eminence and Judith Allee of Coatesville; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Will G. Neibold (06/12/12)
Will G. Neibold, 65, Cloverdale, passed away Monday, June 11, 2012 at his residence. He was born on Jan. 29, 1947 in Indianapolis, and was the son of the late William Kenneth and Lena Susan (Goodwin) Neibold. He married Diane (Yount) Neibold on Aug. 29, 1987, and she survives...
John W. Moy Sr. (06/12/12)
John W. Moy Sr., 81, Quincy, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at Bloomington Hospital. He was born on Feb. 1, 1931 in Vigo County, and was the son of the late Richard and Lidia Mae (Mann) Moy. He married Doris Eileen (Milner) Moy on Oct. 29, 1955, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 29, 2000...
Max Robert Floyd (06/12/12)
Max Robert Floyd, 89, of Bloomfield, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2012 at Ketcham Memorial Nursing Home in Odon. Born Oct. 27, 1922 in Greene County, he was the son of Joseph Elmer and Effie Mae (Denman) Floyd. Max served his country with the United States Marine Corps, retiring as a master sergeant. He served in World War II, Vietnam and the Korean War...
Sherry A. Humble (06/10/12)
Sherry A. Humble, 61, Greencastle, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012 at her residence. She was born on Sept. 26, 1950 in Indianapolis, and was the daughter of Arthur F. and Ida M. (Thompson) Guy. She was employed by Boston Scientific, Spencer, and was a member of the Cataract Missionary Baptist Church...
Robert E. Gentry (06/10/12)
Robert E. Gentry, 77, Bainbridge, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012 at IU Health-Methodist. Born July 7, 1934 in Champaign, Ill., he was the son of Elmer and Betty Sampson Whisler. He served our country in the National Guard for eight years and was a barber for many years in Indianapolis...
Wanda M. Wainman (06/08/12)
Aug. 26, 1921-June 8, 2012
Rosetta Cummings (06/08/12)
Rosetta Alice "Rosie" Cummings, 91, Fillmore, passed away on June 8, 2012 at Greencastle. She was born on January 12, 1921 in Putnam County and was the daughter of the late Roy Albert and Mary Elizabeth (Dunn) Clark. She married Clarence Cleon Cummings on Sept. 1, 1941 and he preceded her in death on January 20, 1994. She was a nurse's aide at the Putnam County Hospital and an Avon representative. She loved reading, doing crossword puzzles, playing cards and being with her family and friends...
Mary Susan McMains (06/08/12)
Mary Susan McMains, 75, of West Lafayette, departed peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. She was born Oct. 13, 1936 in Fillmore to Stanley and Dorothy Sears. Mary was retired from Purdue University and Cassini Tile in Lafayette, and continued her passion of painting during her retirement...
Patricia L. Brown Wehrman (06/08/12)
Patricia L. Brown Wehrman, age 77, Coatesville, passed away Thursday evening, June 7, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Indianapolis on Aug. 13, 1934, the daughter of Archie and Sylvia Cimmerman Brown. A homemaker, she enjoyed croqueting, quilting and embroidering...
F. Elizabeth Lairmore (06/07/12)
F. Elizabeth (Secrest) Lairmore, 85, joined the Lord in peace with her family by her side, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. She was born Feb. 25, 1927 in Eminence to Ralph and Gusta (Wallace) Secrest. She was married Dec. 6, 1941 to John P. Lairmore. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her loving husband, parents, brother Freeman and sister Katherine Finchum...
Edsel Sparks (06/07/12)
Edsel Sparks, 54, Greencastle, passed on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. He died with his family around him at his Van Bibber Lake home following a long battle with cancer. He was born on May 30, 1958 in Indianapolis, the son of Elbert Leroy and Delores May (Acton) Sparks...
Roger O. Alspaugh (06/06/12)
Roger O. Alspaugh, age 65, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Feb. 5, 1947 in Greencastle, he was the son of William B. and Mary Belle (Johnston) Alspaugh and was a 1965 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Yvette 'Gip' Adamson (06/06/12)
Yvette H.J. "Gip" Adamson, age 24, of Greencastle, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Born Nov. 16, 1987 in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Richard and Cindy (Garl) Adamson. Yvette had attended North Putnam Schools, where she had served as president of the Theta Rho assembly and of Region 10. She was proud to have obtained her GED in March of 2012...
Donald Ralph 'California Don' Johnson (06/06/12)
Donald Ralph "California Don" Johnson, age 67, of Heritage Lake, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012 in his residence. Born September 17, 1944 in Detroit, he was the son of Rome Johnson and Imogene (Walton) Johnson. He married Linda A. Morin and she survives...
Marcie Lorraine Barnett (06/06/12)
Marcie Lorraine Barnett of Greencastle passed away at noon Friday, June 1, 2012 in The Waters of Greencastle. She was 80. Mrs. Barnett was a member of the Women's Guild of Putnam County. She was a volunteer with the Red Cross through the guild and also volunteered at the Putnam County Hospital...
Earl Marion Poynter (06/05/12)
Earl Marion Poynter was born Feb. 2, 1924, in Arrowsmith, Illinois. He was the fourth child of five children; son of James William and Ada Valentine Ashby-Poynter. He departed this life on Monday, June 4, 2012. It is an easy, as well as a pleasant, task to tell something of the life of a good man. Such was the life of Earl. He attended grades first through third in Bloomington, Ill. and fourth grade through graduation at Belle Union, graduating in 1942...
Melvin Harvey 'Red' Alexander (06/05/12)
Melvin Harvey "Red" Alexander, 88, of Greencastle passed away on Monday, June 4, 2012. He was born on Sept. 21, 1923 in Mansfield, Ind., to Leslie Alexander and Amy Martin Alexander. Mr. Alexander was a graduate of Bellmore High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Ogden Omar Brown (06/04/12)
Ogden Omar Brown of Russellville died at Hendricks Regional Health on Monday morning, June 4, 2012. He was 85. He was born on Jan. 12, 1927 at Crawfordsville to Branc and Inuf Starnes Brown. He graduated from Crawfordsville High School. He served in the U.S. Army...
Michael Joseph Lenihan (06/03/12)
Sergeant Michael Joseph Lenihan, 63, died Saturday, June 2, 2012 peacefully at home. He was born Dec. 27, 1948 in Indianapolis to Bartley and Clara Gallagher Lenihan. He is survived by his loving wife and best friend, M. Katherine Lenihan. Also surviving are his two brothers, Br. Kevin Lenihan, O.F.M., Springfield Ill., and Kerry Lenihan, Indianapolis...
Donna Jane Barr Litton (06/03/12)
Donna Jane Barr Litton, 84, beloved mother, grandmother and sister, passed away at 6:25 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2012 at Paris Healthcare Center. She was born in Edgar County, Ill., to Charles R. and Ila L. (Hale) Barr, and spent her entire life in Edgar County. She married Horatio E. Litton on July 25, 1947 in Henderson, Ky...
Judy C. Adams (06/03/12)
Judy C. Adams, 65, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012. She was born on June 8, 1946 in Greencastle to John Frank Adams and Callie Miles Adams. Judy was a 1969 graduate of Russellville High School and retired from the P.R. Mallory Co. in Greencastle...
David Herrold (06/03/12)
David Herrold, age 69, of Greencastle, died May 31, 2012 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10 in Meharry Hall of East College at DePauw University. A reception will be held immediately following the service at the home he shared with his wife, Susannah Hardesty...
Dale Covert (06/02/12)
Dale Covert, 92, Greencastle, passed away on June 1, 2012 at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born on December 3, 1919 in Brown County, Indiana and was the son of the late Oliver and Mabel (Bailey) Covert. He was united in marriage to Alice Wood on September 29, 1941 and she preceded him in death on February 24, 2008...
Nancy E. McFarland (06/01/12)
Nancy E. McFarland, 85, of Greencastle passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012. She was born on Nov. 29, 1926 in Smithville, Tenn., to Rev. James C. Elliott and Essie L. Welch Elliott. Nancy was a graduate of Martin College in Pulaski, Tenn., and DePauw University...
James Michael 'Mike' Hazel (06/01/12)
James Michael "Mike" Hazel, beloved father, husband, and friend, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 12, 2012. He was 66 years old. Born in 1946, Mike grew up near Greencastle with his seven brothers and sisters and graduated from Reelsville High School in 1964. He was a Vietnam veteran who proudly served his country in the US Navy from 1966 to 1970...