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Obituaries from August 2012

Alan Jeffrey Sparks (08/31/12)
Alan Jeffery Sparks, 52, Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, Aug 25, 2012 at his residence. He was born on Feb. 26, 1960 in Indianapolis, the son of Elbert Leroy and Delores May (Acton) Sparks. Alan was a member of New Life Baptist Church. Alan was an employee of Karl Sparks Construction Inc...
Kevin E. Boatright (08/31/12)
Kevin E. Boatright, 40, of Reelsville passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. He was born on Aug. 29, 1972 in Logansport. He was the son of James R. and Linda M. Boatright. Kevin was a 1992 graduate of Cloverdale High School where he was on the varsity wrestling team throughout high school. He was employed at Heartland Automotive...
Jeremy Reid Boatright (08/30/12)
Jeremy Reid Boatright, 14, Reelsville, passed away on Aug. 29, 2012. He was born on Jan. 17, 1998 at Greencastle. He is survived by his mother, Lori A. Stierwalt, Greencastle, his maternal grandparents, Billy and Darlene Stierwalt, Quincy, his paternal grandparents, Jim and Linda Boatright, Poland, his maternal great-grandmother, Ruth Lawrence, Paragon and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
Wanda Glo Prichard Merrick (08/28/12)
Wanda Glo Prichard Merrick, 88, Greencastle, formerly of Belle Union, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital. She was born on May 29, 1924 on the family farm near Belle Union, and was the daughter of the late Gilbert Earl and Gladys Lucille (Dorsett) Prichard...
Dorothy Jeanette Hamblen (08/28/12)
Dorothy Jeanette Hamblen, 69, Cloverdale, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital. She was born on Feb. 6, 1943 at Quincy, Ind., and was the daughter of the late John J. and Catherina A. (Van Der Bol) Steele. She married Percy Joe Hamblen on Feb. 14, 2008, and he survives...
William L. 'Bill' Burnham (08/28/12)
William L. "Bill" Burnham, 71, Cloverdale, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. He was born on May 22, 1941 in Putnam County and was the son of the late Gilbert Lee and Frances (Sims) Burnham. He was a retired driver for Schwerman Trucking Company in Greencastle, a veteran of the U. S. Army and a member of the Moose Lodge #1592, Greencastle and VFW Post # 1550, Jesse M. Lee Post, Greencastle...
Madonna May Hammond (08/28/12)
Madonna May Hammond, age 98, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Jan. 13, 1914 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Clyde and Claudia (Crawley) Grimes and was a 1932 graduate of Greencastle High School...
Beatrice E. Williams (08/26/12)
Beatrice E. Williams, 85, of Coatesville, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. She was born in Indianapolis on Aug. 12, 1927. She married John E. (Bud) Williams on Dec. 9, 1945, and he preceded her in death on March 31, 2003. She had worked as a clerk in the Clayton Post Office for 14 years and was a very active church member, belonging to the Coatesville Christian Church...
Patricia M. Braden (08/24/12)
Patricia M. Braden, 73, recently of St. Louis, Mo., and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2012. She was born on March 24, 1939 in Muncie to Ernest "Dude" Olden and Isabelle Bass Olden. Pat graduated from Anderson High School and was a Mary Kay consultant...
Patricia M. Braden (08/23/12)
Patricia M. Braden, 73, formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 in St. Louis., Mo. Pat was a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Services are pending at Biddles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle. Full obituary to follow...
Della Maye Bushong Jackson (08/23/12)
Della Maye Bushong Jackson, 87, of Russellville, died on Thursday at Mill Pond Health Center in Greencastle. She was born on May 31, 1925 to William Stanley and Helen Budd Bushong in Milligan, Ind. She married Max F. Jackson on October 27, 1945, in Milligan...
Rita Darlene Terry (08/23/12)
Rita Darlene Terry, 71, of Crawfordsville, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 at Asbury Towers in Greencastle. She was born April 14, 1941, in Gary to Clifford and Evalue (Flick) Walters. She married Milton Terry, and he preceded her in death in 1977. She had worked for Fuji Photo Lab...
Thomas Edward Willming (08/21/12)
Thomas Edward Willming, 82, of Rockville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 at his residence. He retired from Hyster and Tee-Pak in Danville, Ill., and was lead custodian for Mesa, Ariz. school system. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War serving from 1948-1952 aboard the USS Henley...
Vicki L. Small (08/17/12)
Vicki L. Small, age 65, of Greencastle, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 2, 1947 in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Lowell and Mary L. (Hanner) Morgan. She was a 1965 graduate of Plainfield High School. She received her B.S. Degree in education from Ball State University in 1969 and her Master's in education from Indiana University in 1974...
Ricky Lewis Hinkle (08/15/12)
Ricky Lewis Hinkle, age 64, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 at his residence. Born April 23, 1948 in Greencastle, he was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Eugene and Sylvia Maria (Perry) Hinkle. He had attended Greencastle High School and Indiana University...
Robert Earl Trumbo (08/14/12)
Robert Earl Trumbo, 86, Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle. He was born on April 29, 1926 at Dunkirk, Ind., and was the son of the late Adrain L. and Susan (Swathwood) Trumbo. He was married to Margaret (Roth) Trumbo on April 1, 1950, and she preceded him in death on Nov. 5, 1982...
Ramona Sue Detro (08/13/12)
Ramona Sue Detro, age 66, of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born Nov. 10, 1945 in Marion County, she was the daughter of William Herman and Lola Ruby (Taylor) Green and attended Washington High School in Indianapolis...
John Pipes (08/10/12)
John Pipes, 73, of Greencastle, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 7, 1939 in Dayton, Ohio, son of the late William H. and N. Francis Crosby Pipes. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Groveland, and the Cluster Buster Hot Rod Club...
Isabelle Martin (08/10/12)
Isabelle Martin, 92, of Greencastle, formerly of Mooresville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. She was born Sept. 9, 1919 in Shoals, Ind., to the late Harley and Ebbie (Johnson) Dustin. She graduated from Shoals High School in 1937...
Freeda A. Spencer (08/09/12)
Freeda A. Spencer, 72, Mt. Meridian, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at her residence. She was born on May 5, 1940 in Richland, Va., and was the daughter of the late Edgar E. and Winifred F. (Whitt) Bryant. She was married to Ken Spencer on Sept. 21, 1957, and he survives...
Joseph S. Houchins (08/08/12)
Joseph S. Houchins. 69, Quincy, passed away on August 7, 2012 in Indianapolis. He was born on February 22, 1943, in Bowling Green, Ky. and was the son of the late William Rumsey and Lou (Borden) Houchins. He was married for 39 years to Lisa C. (Touchette) Houchins and she survives. ...
Freeda A. Spencer (08/09/12)
Freeda A. Spencer, 72, Mt. Meridian, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at her residence. She was born on March 5, 1940 in Richlands, Va. and was the daughter of the late Edgar E. and Winifred F. (Whitt) Bryant. She was married to Ken Spencer on September 21, 1957 and he survives. ...
Melissa Lynne Hardcastle-Plott (08/07/12)
Melissa Lynne Hardcastle-Plott, 44, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. She was born Feb. 28, 1968. She was the daughter of Joyce Hardcastle-Cline and stepdaughter of Bernie Cline. Melissa attended Northwest High School in Indianapolis. She worked as a barber at Fiesta and Great Clips.
Anna May Wall (08/06/12)
Anna May Wall, 89, of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away on April 29, 2012. She was born in Greencastle. A memorial service for Anna May will take place from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at American Legion Post 58, Greencastle. The family invites anyone to attend this remembrance of Anna May's life...
Joseph F. Kerr (08/05/12)
Joseph Franklin Kerr passed away at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC on May 11, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. A memorial mass for Joseph will be held on Friday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Greencastle. Internment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery...
Sharon Kay Hutcheson (08/06/12)
Sharon Kay Hutcheson, 75, of Greencastle passed away peacefully at her home, Autumn Glen, on Thursday Aug. 2, 2012. She was born on May 28, 1937 in Putnam County to Clyde and Ruth Emery Miller. Sharon married Frank Hutcheson on Nov. 26, 1966 in a small log chapel that sat behind Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
Lillous E. Grimes (08/04/12)
Lillous E. Grimes, 91, of Crawfordsville, died Friday afternoon at Ben Hur Home. She was born October 25, 1920 in Russellville to Rafe E. and Waunetta Ratcliff McGaughey. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Russellville Community Church and graduated from Russellville High School 1939...
Nancy K. Haltom (08/03/12)
Nancy K. Haltom, 75, of Danville, Ky. and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 in Harrodsburg, Ky. She was born on Feb. 23, 1937 in Greencastle and was the daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (Reynolds) Feld. She married Jack R. ...
Joseph F. Kerr (08/03/12)
Joseph Franklin Kerr passed away at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC on May 11, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. A memorial mass for Joseph will be held on Friday, Aug. 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Greencastle. Internment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery...
Anna May Wall (08/03/12)
Anna May Wall, 89, of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away on April 29, 2012. She was born in Greencastle. A memorial service for Anna May will take place from 3-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at American Legion Post 58, Greencastle. The family invites anyone to attend this remembrance of Anna May's life...
Louise 'Curly' Laudig (08/01/12)
Louise "Curly" Laudig, 90, Cloverdale, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle. She was born on Nov.14, 1921 in Owen County, and was the daughter of the late Rollie and Ruth (Sinclair) Coffman. She married Joseph E. Laudig on April 13, 1941, and he survives...
Phillip Dean Byrd (08/01/12)
Phillip Dean Byrd, 80, of Apollo Beach, Fla., and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2012. He was born on Jan. 29, 1932 in Greencastle to Charles Henry Byrd and Iola Chloe Byrd. Dean was a retired truck driver for Schwerman, and most recently had been employed at SKS Management Services Inc. in Florida...
Ruth (Tague) Long (08/01/12)
Ruth (Tague) Long, age 90, Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away Monday, July 30, 2012 in South Florida. She was born Nov. 28, 1921 in Hancock County to the late Clarence and Luella Simmons Allender. Ruth was a member of the Greencastle Christian Church and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Cloverdale Chapter 36...