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Debra Lynn (McCoy) Littig (08/25/16)
Debra Lynn (McCoy) Littig, 57, of Brazil, passed away August 24, 2016 at Union Hospital. She was born June 18, 1959 in Kentucky, the daughter of Raymond and Lynda McCoy. Debra received her Associates Degree in Architecture from Ivy Tech in 1983. She served her country with the United States Army. ...
Chad Alan Smith (08/25/16)
Chad Alan Smith, 41, Terre Haute (formerly of Sullivan), passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 10:33 a.m. after a long and valiant fight with ALS. He was surrounded by his family and his loving caregivers from Heart to Heart Hospice. Chad was born to Charles Smith and Linda Callahan Smith Pierce on June 26, 1975. He will be remembered as a devoted father, son, brother, and uncle and a fierce competitor in any sport in which he participated...
Ashley Ann McMickle (08/23/16)
Ashley Ann McMickle, 25, was killed August 21, 2016, as a result of a violent crime in Terre Haute, Indiana. Ashley was born the daughter of Betty (Barnett) Metz on September 17, 1990 in Brazil, Indiana. She has worked as a cashier. Ashley is preceded in death by her step-father Mike Metz Sr., a brother James Brandon Barnett who passed away in 2011, and two uncles: James Ray Barnett and Benjamin "Timmer" Barnett...
Robert "Bob" Lee Young (08/21/16)
Robert "Bob" Lee Young, 79, Brazil, passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Harrison Crossing Healthcare in Terre Haute with his family at his side. He was born on December 10, 1936 in Putnam County to the late William Elmer Young and Dorothy (Williamson) Young. ...
Martha Jane McPherson (08/21/16)
Martha Jane McPherson, 83, of Reelsville, Indiana, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, August 20, 2016 while staying at Cloverleaf Nursing Home. She was born on November 27, 1932, in Reelsville, Indiana, the daughter of Harvey and Gertrude (Chew) Aker. She graduated from Reelsville High School and later Indiana State University with a master's in education. She taught elementary education in the Clay Community School system for 41 years...
Martin Dwayne Harris (08/21/16)
Martin Dwayne Harris, 65, Brazil, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to Marion and Stella (Van Hook) Tumey. Martin graduated from Martinsville High School in 1969, and married Lena Morris on November 9, 1974. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps., and worked at Great Dane Trailers. Martin was a member of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and attending church...
Roger Dale McKean (08/20/16)
Roger Dale McKean, 88, Poland, passed away Saturday August 20, 2016 at his home in Poland with his family at his side. He was born in Riley, Indiana to the late James McKean and Ruth Ann (Layne) McKean. Roger graduated from Van Buren High School in 1946, and served his country in the 43rd Infantry Division of the United States Army. ...
Vicky Jean Morris (08/20/16)
Vicky Jean Morris, 72, Brazil, passed away on July 27, 2016 at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 7, 1944 to the late Richard and Kathleen (Grey) Allen. Vicky graduated from Brazil High School, and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and cooking...
Mark William Meyers Sr. (08/20/16)
Mark William Meyers Sr., 58, of Clay County, passed away unexpectedly, August 18, 2016 at St. Vincent Clay Emergency Room. He was born February, 11, 1958, in Gary, Indiana the son of Marvin W. and Colleen (Gleason) Meyer. He graduated from Portage High School in 1976 and later attended Purdue Northwest. Mark married Annette Nordyke, in St. John Indiana, on August 2, 1980. He has worked at Menards in Merrillville, and Terre Haute, Indiana for over 24 years...
Tracy D. Archer (08/18/16)
Tracy D. Archer, 49, of Carbon, Indiana, passed away, August 17, 2016 at Meadow's Manor North, in Terre Haute. Tracy was born November 15, 1966, in Clay County, Indiana, the son of Gilbert Archer Sr. and Ruby (Marlin) Archer. Tracy is survived by his siblings: Gilbert Archer Jr. and wife Penny, Thomas Archer and wife Linda, Reba Bryan and husband Bob, Mark Archer, Casey Archer and wife Donna as well as many cousins and extended family members...
Paula Kaye Harmon (08/18/16)
Paula Kaye Harmon, 68, of Clay City, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly, August 16, 2016 at her home. Paula was born in New Castle, Indiana January 1, 1948 the daughter of Dallas Rood Jr. and Martha (Byrd) Rood. She graduated from Randolph Southern High School in Lynn, Indiana with the class of 1966. She married Alfred Harmon May 3, 1983 and later Paul Vansickle...
Eric J. Smith (08/16/16)
Eric J. Smith, 46, of Brazil, Indiana passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 12, 2016. He was born October 16, 1969, in Danville, Illinois the son of Louis E. and Lucybell (Keller) Smith. He graduated from Fountain Central High School with the class of 1988. Eric worked at Doncaster in Wheaton, Illinois and had recently been working at Britt Aero, in Brazil, Indiana, as a machinist...
James Ray Barnett (08/14/16)
James Ray Barnett, 59, of Turner, Indiana, passed away unexpectedly August 12, 2016 at Union Hospital. Ray was born November 30, 1956, in Clay County, Indiana the son of James and Juanita (Wampler) Barnett. He served his country in the United States Army. Ray worked for Hobby Trucking, as a truck driver, for many years. When he was not working you could find him riding his Harley or sitting on the back deck at his home...
Norma Allison (Kight) Roberts (08/12/16)
Norma Allison (Kight) Roberts, 104, passed away peacefully at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 in Reading, PA where she had lived since 1984. She was born in Ft. Branch, Indiana on May 2, 1912 to Cass A. Kight and Pearl Robertson Kight, the first of three daughters. At age 12, the family moved to Terre Haute. She continued her education at Sarah Scott Junior High and graduated in 1931 from Wiley High School. Later she enrolled in business college and became a bookkeeper for a lumber company...
Jeff (Hillbilly) Sandlin (08/11/16)
Jeff (Hillbilly) Sandlin, 57, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on August 11, 2016. Jeff was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on October 28, 1958, to Wilbur and Mary E. Sandlin. Jeff married Jen (Moscrip) on December 24, 2007. He owned and operated Sandlin Trucking, and was a member of the Clay City Masonic Lodge #562...
Ruth Maxine Burns (08/10/16)
Ruth Maxine Burns, 93, of Avon went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Ruth was born in Brazil Indiana on April 16, 1923 to Roy and Florence Siegelin. She was married for 51 years to the late William Thomas Burns. Ruth and Bill lived most of their lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana where they were active members of Immanuel Baptist church and Blackhawk Baptist Church. They served the Lord in the church together in many capacities including hosting and supporting many missionaries...
Ronald Gene Fretz (08/09/16)
Ronald Gene Fretz, 75 of Saline City, IN, died Monday, August 8, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years: Suzann (Bruce) Fretz, one son: Joe Fretz (Danika), one daughter: Terri Jo Fretz (fiancÚ Brian Irwin), two grandsons: Austin Fretz and Corbin Fretz, one brother: Robert Fretz (Mary Lou), two sisters: Virginia Fretz and Beverly Smith, his sister-in-law: Terri Bruce, brother-in-law: J.P. Bruce, three nephews, 3 great-nephews and two great-nieces...
Jean Blackmore (08/09/16)
Jean Blackmore, 91, of Brazil, Indiana and formerly of Rockville, died at 8:39 am Monday, August 08, 2016 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Brazil. She was a homemaker. She was born February 20, 1925 in Bedford, Indiana to the late Raymond S. Bugh and Christina M. Beedie Bugh. Her husband of 43 years, Edward Blackmore whom she married July 6, 1944 in Little Rock, Arkansas died August 16, 1987...
Robert Price (08/08/16)
Robert Price, 82, of Brazil, passed away August 7, 2016 at his home with his family by his side. Bob was born December 4, 1933, in Clay County, the son of the late Edward 'Dick' and Catherine (Bridgewater) Price. He was a 1952 graduate of Brazil High School. ...
Billy "Gene" Woodcox (08/07/16)
Billy "Gene" Woodcox, 83, Brazil, passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at home with his family at his side. He was born on May 8, 1933 in Norton, Virginia to the late Ulrich and Pearle (McGlothin) Woodcox. Gene graduated from Rochester High School, and served his country in the United States Air Force. ...
Deborah Kim (Burk) Rao (08/07/16)
Deborah Kim (Burk) Rao, 64, of Indianapolis, passed away in Cloverleaf Nursing Home on August 4, 2016 at 3:40 p.m. Debbie was born May 21, 1952, in Clay County Hospital the oldest child of Fred H., Jr. and Mary Ellen (Porter) Burk. She graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1970 and the graduated from Indiana State University with her Master's Degree in teaching. ...
Anna Kathryne "Kathy" Garner (08/05/16)
Anna Kathryne "Kathy" Garner, 78, Brazil, passed away Saturday July 30, 2016 at Signature Healthcare in Terre Haute. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 11, 1938. Kathy attended Gerstmeyer High School, and later graduated from Ivy Tech Nursing School...
James "J.T." E. Thomas (08/05/16)
James "J.T." E. Thomas, age 70, of Okeana, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at his residence. He was born on May 29, 1946, in Clay County, Indiana the son of Charles and Mary (Eder) Thomas. He graduated from Clay City High School in Indiana and joined the U.S. Army. He was employed as a computer technician at IBM and ITT for many years. J.T. was a member of the AmVet Post #13 in Harrison and the Elks Club...
James C. VanNess (08/05/16)
James C. VanNess, age 78, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016 at The Oaks Bethany in Vidalia after a brief illness. He was a native of Staunton, Indiana living in Baxley, Georgia for the past 38 years. He was retired after 31 years as a service technician with IBM and owner and operator of #1 Satellite and TV for 19 years. He attended Calvary Baptist Church...
Julia "Judy" Ellen (Robison) Lucas Dove (08/05/16)
Julia "Judy" Ellen (Robison) Lucas Dove, 85, lifelong resident of Brazil, passed away at home, August 4, 2016. She was born on June 7, 1931 in Clay County, Indiana, the daughter of Violet (Sexton) Robison and James T. Robison. She attended the former Bee Ridge School and then Brazil High School. In her younger years she was a member of the Clay County 4-H and worked at the former Windbreaker...