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Patricia A. Smiley Roberts (12/17/14)
Patricia A. Smiley Roberts, 76, Brazil, passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at The Waters of Greencastle. She was born on December 21, 1937 in Danville, Illinois to Charles and Mary Chandler. Patsy graduated from Danville High School, and worked as a supervisor for Tee Pak in Danville. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and enjoyed arts and crafts and spending time with family...
Patricia Jean McKinney (12/17/14)
Patricia Jean McKinney, 81, Brazil, passed away Tuesday December 16, 2014 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born on September 14, 1933 in Brazil to the late John C. and Naomi B. Gilbert Berry. Patricia attended Bee Ridge School and graduated from Brazil High School in 1951. ...
Leo C. Heck (12/16/14)
Leo C. Heck, 86 of Sevierville, TN, formerly of Brazil, passed away at home on December 14, 2014 at 6:43 am surrounded by his family. He was born June 22, 1928 in Clay County, Indiana, the son of Fredrick William Heck and Verna Esta Deeter Heck. He graduated from Cory High School. ...
Mary K. (Davidson) Borders Farris (12/14/14)
Mary K. (Davidson) Borders Farris, 72, of Brazil, passed away on December 13, 2014 at Union Hospital with her family by her side. Mary was born December 11, 1942 in Greene County, the daughter of the late Joe Davidson and Josephine (Keller) Caddell. She worked at IAC in Greencastle, where she retired in 2010. Mary was married to the late Jerry Farris...
Debra Louise Dickerson Harden (12/14/14)
Debra Louise Dickerson Harden, 62 of Brazil passed on to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, December 12, 2014 after her long battle with cancer. Debra was born West Terre Haute In. on September, 1 1952, the daughter of the late RayDean and Katherine[ Hinkle ] Dickerson. ...
Marlene Diane Mattox (12/12/14)
Marlene Diane Mattox, 63, of Battle Ground, IN passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014. She lived with her daughter, Sarah Celeste Brown and grandson, Samuel Forrest Stull. Her son is Jeremy (Jeremiah) Ben Griffith Brown. She was born in Cory, IN to the late Forrest and Ruby Gilbert Mattox...
Anthony Aaron White (12/12/14)
Anthony Aaron White, 44, Brazil, passed away Thursday December 11, 2014 at his home. He was born on April 1, 1970 in Danville, Indiana to Charles and Nancy White. Aaron graduated from Northview High School in the class of 1990. He loved the Indianapolis Colts, the Chicago Bulls, watching T.V. and spending time with friends and family...
Randy J. Francis (12/11/14)
Randy J. Francis, 62, of Downingtown, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014, at Neighborhood Hospice of West Chester. He was the beloved husband of Jane (Ternes) Francis, with whom he shared 36 years of marriage. Born in Brazil, Indiana, he was the son of Sue (Buell) Francis of Chesterfield, MO and the late Milburn Francis...
Angela "Angie" Jean (O'Hern) Jenkins (12/11/14)
Angela "Angie" Jean (O'Hern) Jenkins, 45, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly, December 8, 2014. She was born in Greencastle, Indiana on July 17, 1969. Angie graduated from Northview High School with the class of 1987 and then graduated from Indiana Business College with a degree in Accounting. ...
Betty Lou Jarvis (12/09/14)
Betty Lou Jarvis, 77, Brazil, passed away Monday December 8, 2014 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born in Putnam County on September 10, 1937 to Ernest and Ruth Johnson. Betty Graduated from Brazil High School in 1955 and attended the Harmony United Methodist Church. She enjoyed singing karaoke, playing bingo, and spending time with her friends and family...
Troy D. Howard (12/05/14)
Troy D. Howard, 48, of Terre Haute passed away suddenly on December 3, 2014 at his residence. He was born on November 23, 1966 in Brazil, IN to John and Deanna (Lee) Howard. He had been employed at Industrial Supply Company. He belonged to the Eagles, Moose, and Master Gardeners' of Vigo County. He enjoyed gardening, loved taking his family on vacation, spending time with his pugs, watching racing and going to NASCAR races, and most of all he loved spending time with his grandson, Matthew East...
Gary W. Jenkins Sr. (12/04/14)
Gary W. Jenkins Sr., 60, of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, December 2, 2014 following a brief illness. He was born May 3, 1954, in Terre Haute, Indiana, the son of Kenneth W. and Margaret Ann (Bemis) Jenkins. Gary worked for Townsend Tree Service for several years. He also worked for Hoosier Hand Pack and Happico...
Sara Elizabeth Nairn (12/04/14)
Sara Elizabeth Nairn, 81, of Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, December 2, 2014 following an extended illness. Sara was born in Bridgeton, Indiana, January 23, 1933, the daughter of Charles and Mary Pearl (Hansel) Lee. She graduated from Bridgeton High School and worked at Quaker Maid, in Terre Haute, Windbreaker in Brazil and retired as a cook at the Clay County Health Center...
Jerry (Pop) Rogers (12/02/14)
Jerry (Pop) Rogers, 83, of Brazil, passed away November 22, 2014. He was born on April 24, 1931 in Indianapolis, IN. He is survived by his children Jerry (Cook) Rogers, Jamie Reece, James (Big Jim) Rogers & Susan Hebert. Memorial services will be held at Family Worship Center, 8157 N. County Road 425 W. Brazil, Indiana, on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 5pm...
Ila Mary Crofton (12/02/14)
Blessed be God who did not refuse me the kindness I sought in Prayer. "Safely Home" Ila Mary Crofton, 88, Brazil, passed away at 5:32 a.m., Sunday, November 23, 2014, at Sunrise Senior Living, West Babylon, N.Y. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., June 29, 1926, raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. and Long Island, N.Y...
Roy Gale Krider (12/02/14)
Roy Gale Krider, 87, Brazil, passed away Monday December 1, 2014 at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil with his family by his side. He was born on March 3, 1927 in Clay County to George and Elva Krider. Roy attended Staunton High School, and served his country in the United States Army. ...
Laura Beth Dulin (12/02/14)
Laura Beth Dulin, 38 of Bedford, IN, formerly of Brazil and Greencastle, died unexpectedly November 30, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Brazil, May 11, 1976, the daughter of Roger Dulin and Mary Warrick. She graduated from Greencastle High School, Class of 1994. She later attended ISU and then Ivy Tech where she obtained her A.S. Degree in Nursing. Laura had worked in nursing homes in the past, but was currently working for Subway in Bedford...
John Ellis Ledgerwood (12/02/14)
John Ellis Ledgerwood, 80, died peacefully November 30, 2014 of a stroke, followed by pneumonia, at Linton Nursing and Rehab. He was a resident of Clay City. He was born at home in Washington to Audron and Rethia Ledgerwood on March 26, 1934. He attended Ashboro High School, graduating in the top ten percent of the class. ...
Kenton "Kenny" G. Lutz (12/01/14)
Kenton "Kenny" G. Lutz, 77, Brazil, passed away Sunday November 30, 2014 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. He was born on November 22, 1937 in Clay County to Harold and Dorothy Lutz. Kenny attended Brazil High School before serving his country in the United States Army. On September 19, 1959 he married Judith Keiser...
Cynthia "Cindy" M. Pressel (11/30/14)
Cynthia "Cindy" M. Pressel, 55, Brazil, went to be with her Lord Friday November 28, 2014 at home with her family at her side. She was born in Danbury, Connecticut on January 12, 1959 to Leroy and Marion Millard. Cindy graduated from Danbury High School, and married Richard Pressel on September 6, 1992...
Mary Opal Miller (11/30/14)
Mary Opal Miller, 90, Brazil, passed away Friday November 28, 2014 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute with her family by her side. She was born in Brazil on February 2, 1924 to James and Mary Harris. Mary graduated from Plainfield High School in 1942, and married Lester Miller, Jr. on May 21, 1943. She retired in 1982 after 30 years of service to the U.S. Department of Agriculture...
Brenda Denise Stewart (11/30/14)
Brenda Denise Stewart, 49, of Terre Haute and formerly of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly November 27, 2014. She was born on December 27, 1964, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Robert E. Stewart and Marcia (Smith) Stewart. Brenda attended Brazil High School and Indiana State University where she was working toward a degree in Business Administration. ...
Dr. John M. Ryan (11/30/14)
Dr. John M. Ryan died peacefully on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at his home. He was 78. Dr. Ryan was born on August 7, 1936 in Brazil, IN. He was the son of the late Michael Ryan and Elsie Smith Ryan. A lifetime scholar, John graduated from Brazil High School in 1954 where he was a member of the National Honor Society. ...
Lewis A. Purnhagen Jr. (11/30/14)
Lewis A. Purnhagen Jr., 81, of Rural Clay County, Indiana, passed away at home, November 29, 2014, following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born in Montgomery County, Ohio, July 2, 1933 the son of Lewis A. and Wilma (DeHaven) Purnhagen. Lew graduated from Brookville High School and worked as a tool designer for many years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and enjoyed fishing, working in the woods and traveling out west...
Clyde Grigsby (11/30/14)
Clyde Grigsby, Jr. 61 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly, November 28, 2014 at 8:02pm at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born, February 3, 1953 in Clay County, the son of Clyde and Opal Bemis Grigsby. He graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1971. While in high school, Clyde excelled in wrestling, cross-country and basketball. Following graduation, he enlisted with the U.S. Army. He served in Viet Nam 1972-1974...