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Friday, July 29, 2016
Sue Ann Wood (07/29/16)
Sue Ann Wood, 55, of Terre Haute, Indiana passed away at Linton Nursing Home, July 28, 2016 following a battle with cancer. She was born February 18, 1962 the daughter of Robert E. and Patricia "Patsy" (Moran) Dierdorf. She graduated from Brazil High School and attended Indiana State University for a short period of time. She later worked at Columbia Records...
Roland G Barrington (07/28/16)
Roland G Barrington, D.D., 91, peacefully passed away July 27, 2016 in Brazil, Indiana. Roland was born in Riverview, Florida, February 26, 1925, the son of William and Vivian (McNair) Barrington. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17. ...
JAIL BOOKINGS July 25-28, 2016 (07/28/16)
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail bookings were processed July 25-28: Awaiting Arraignment Crafton Jr., John F.: Operating vehicle while intoxicated (MC) and Refusal submit to chemical test Hollingsworth, Andrew L.: Possession of methamphetamine (F6), Obstruction of Justice (F6) Possession of marijuana (MB) and Possession of paraphernalia (MC)...
Vera Louise Reinoehl (07/28/16)
Vera Louise Reinoehl, 83, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care, July 27, 2016 following an extended illness. Louise was born February 19, 1933, in Vermillion County, the daughter of Joseph and Mamie (Arndt) Hallett. She graduated from Hillsdale High School at the age of 16 and attended college at Indiana State Teachers College. ...
Gerald R. Purcell (07/27/16)
Gerald R. Purcell, 81 of Greencastle, passed away July 25, 2016 at 12:18pm at the home of his niece, with his family by his side. He was born October 26, 1934 in Annapolis, IN. the son of Archie Purcell and Merrie Kiger Purcell. Mr. Purcell served his country in the USMC for 22 years, retiring as an SSgt in 1975...
Keith Stearley (07/27/16)
Keith Stearley, 87, of Center Point, passed away at home on July 26, 2016 with his family by his side. Keith was born June 1, 1929 in Vigo County, the son of the late Herman and Esther (Schofer) Stearley. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1947. ...
Letha M. Kaelber (07/26/16)
Letha M. Kaelber, 70 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly, July 24, 2016 at her home. She was born April 1, 1946 in Putnam County, the daughter of Francis Gibson and Mary Kendall Gibson. She worked for over 16 years for Walmart, both at the store and the distribution center retiring in 2008. ...
JAIL BOOKINGS July 23-26, 2016 (07/26/16)
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail bookings were processed July 23-26: Awaiting Arraignment Glaze, Kayla D.: Possession of marijuana (MB) and Possession of paraphernalia (MC) Reed, Damon Lamont: Maintaining common nuisance (F6), Dealing in marijuana (F6), Possession of marijuana (MB) and Possession of paraphernalia (MC)...
George Lewis Meharry (07/26/16)
COL George Lewis Meharry, USAR, Retired of Venice, Florida passed away on Tuesday the 19th of July, 2016 in Dunwoody, Georgia of natural causes; he was 83. George was a native of Brazil, Indiana and had also resided in Plainfield, Indiana. He was a graduate of Brazil High School and attended the former Rose Polytechnic Institute and Purdue Extension (Indianapolis), studying engineering. COL Meharry had two careers -- military and civilian...
Couple weds in June: Afton and Craig Goda (07/24/16)
Afton and Craig Goda Afton and Craig Goda were married June 4, 2016, at the Bridgeton 1878 house with family and close friends. Their children are Ella and Emmalyn Hoffman and Mason Goda. The couple spent their honeymoon in Cancun.
Norah Wrighthouse born in June (07/24/16)
Norah June Wrighthouse Norah June Wrighthouse was born to Phil and Elizabeth Wrighthouse of Attica at 9:23 a.m. on June 14, 2016, in St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Edward and Gail Null of Brazil and Michael and Penny Wrighthouse of Attica...
Joan Ruth Thompson (07/24/16)
Joan Ruth Thompson, 88, of Center Point, passed away July 23, 2016 at Union Hospital with her family by her side. She was born January 16, 1928 in Bowling Green, the daughter of the late Dennis and Edith (Royer) Schroer. She graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1946. ...
Diana Jean Smock (07/22/16)
Brazil, Indiana Diana Jean Smock, 56, unexpectedly passed away Wednesday July 20, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on July 21, 1959 to Herbert and Mary Jo (MacDonald) Kellum. She loved music, enjoyed cooking and the outdoors. She was preceded in death by her father, and her brother Bill Kellum...
Adeline "Candy" Buck (07/22/16)
Adeline "Candy" Buck, 63, Brazil, passed away Wednesday July 20, 2106 at her home in Brazil. She was born on April 1, 1953, and graduated from Brazil High School in 1971. Candy loved watching movies, the Beatles, and her cats. She was preceded in death by her father, William J. Buck; her mother, Adeline L. (Kelpert) Buck; sister, Jacqueline Stearley and brother-in-law, Ted Heiliger...
Lillian Faustina Martin (07/22/16)
Lillian Faustina Martin, 86, of Clay City, passed away at her home, July 21, 2016 following an extended illness. She was born November 17, 1929, the daughter of Ralph and Hazel (Wright) Hudson. She graduated from high school and later married Donald J. Martin Sr.. He passed away in 1992. Lillian enjoyed spending time with her family, feeding her pet fish, crocheting, reading, cooking and her beloved dogs...
Michael Ray Butler (07/21/16)
Michael Ray Butler, 66, of Brazil and formerly of Elkhart passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 with his family surrounding him. Michael was born in Brazil, Indiana on October 11, 1949 the son of the late Harlan R. and Wilma L. (Craig) Butler. Mr. ...
JAIL BOOKINGS July 18-21, 2016 (07/21/16)
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail bookings were processed July 18-21: Awaiting Arraignment Raab, Chamis: Theft (F6) Sears Jr., Gary Lee: Unlawful possession of syringe (F6), Possession of methamphetamine (F6) and Possession of controlled substance (MA)...
Phil and Elizabeth Wrighthouse welcome a daughter (07/21/16)
Norah June Wrighthouse, a girl, was born to Phil and Elizabeth Wrighthouse of Attica at 9:23 a.m. on June 14, 2016, in St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Edward and Gail Null of Brazil and Michael and Penny Wrighthouse of Attica...
Hazel Mae (Kidwell) Carmichael McDermont (07/19/16)
Hazel Mae (Kidwell) Carmichael McDermont, 96, of Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care following an extended illness. Mrs. McDermont was born, November 27, 1919 the daughter of Richard Perry and Essie Hazel (Morris) Kidwell. Hazel graduated from Brazil High School...
Myrna Elaine (Dunivan) Chiles (07/19/16)
Myrna Elaine (Dunivan) Chiles, 78, of Brazil, passed away July 19, 2016 at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil with her family by her side. Myrna was born August 12, 1937 in Perrysville, IN, the daughter of the late Ottis and Bess (Marshall) Dunivan and the step daughter of Edna Mae Dunivan. ...
Irma Anne (Lemmons) Lundy (07/19/16)
Irma Anne (Lemmons) Lundy, 80, of Brazil, passed away July 18, 2016 unexpectedly at her home. Irma was born December 7, 1935 in Linton, the daughter of the late George Lemmons and Nina Hollen. She graduated from Linton High School with the class of 1953. ...
Cecil (Slim) Woodrow Bohler (07/19/16)
Cecil (Slim) Woodrow Bohler, originally from Brazil IN, passed away in Sun City Center, Florida on July 8th at the age of 103 years. Cecil was born in Walnut Prairie Illinois in 1913 to William and Emma (Phelps) Bohler. His wife Virginia Bohler (Harmon) survives him and she lives in Sun City Center, Florida. This coming December would have marked their 80th wedding anniversary...
JAIL BOOKINGS July 15-18, 2016 (07/19/16)
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail bookings were processed July 15-18: Awaiting Arraignment Phillips, Kenneth Edward: Burglary (F5) and Theft (F5) Smelser, Christian Andrew: Possession of paraphernalia (MC) and Possession of a controlled substance (FD)...
Mr. Robert Earl McIlrath (07/17/16)
Mr. Robert Earl McElrath, 75, of Newington, GA died July 15, 2016, at his residence. He was born in New Castle, PA and had lived in Georgia for a number of years. He was retired from Great Dane Trailers. Survivors: Wife: Gail Smoak McIlrath, Sons and Daughters-in-Law, Ray and Melanie McIlrath, and Tim and Sheri McIlrath of Newington, and Bob and Pam McIlrath of Clayton, Indiana. 3 Sisters, 1 Brother, 10 Grandchildren, 5 Great-Grandchildren, and several Nieces and Nephews...
Couple plan September wedding (07/17/16)
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Stoelting and Mr. and Mrs. Brad Jackson announce the marriage of their children, Kelli Joann and Kasey Max on Sept. 10, 2016, at Oakhill Community Church in Riley. Kelli holds degrees in Athletic Training and Nursing and is employed by Indiana State University, Terre Haute. Kasey holds a degree in construction management technology and is employed by Great Dane Trailers, Terre Haute...