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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016
Betty H. Keyt (08/28/16)
Betty H. Keyt, 92, of Brazil, passed away August 27, 2016 while living at Cloverleaf Health Care. She was born July 4, 1924, in Parke County, Indiana, the daughter of Otis A. and Bessie (Roach) Lancaster. She worked at Clay County Hospital for 30 years. Family was the focus of Betty's life. She loved caring for her children and grandchildren, cooking, and taking care of her home. Later in life she found enjoyment in gardening and feeding the birds...
Marjorie Lee Johnson (08/28/16)
Marjorie Lee Johnson, 89, of Brazil, passed away August 25, 2016 at Cloverleaf Nursing Home. Marjorie was born September 17, 1926 in Vigo County, the daughter of the late Orville and Harriett (Harkes) Hoffman. She graduated from Fontanet High School in 1944. Marjorie worked in the Auto Manufacturing Industry for the majority of her career until her retirement in 1984. Marjorie was a member of the Order of Eastern Star...
Ava Mae (Hall) Mullenix (08/28/16)
Ava Mae (Hall) Mullenix, 90, of Clay County, Indiana, passed away at her home, August 26, 2016 following a lengthy illness. She was born March 12, 1926, in Parke County, Indiana the daughter of George William Henry Hall and Gertrude Bell (Jones) Hall. Ava graduated from the Carbon School. She had worked for Mallory's in Rockville and Windbreaker in Brazil. She also worked at the Clay County Health Center, as a house keeper for several years...
JAIL BOOKINGS August 23-25, 2016 (08/25/16)
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail booking occurred August 23-25: Harrington, Melissa Dawn: Failure to appear Zentko, Jay M.: Domestic Battery (MA) and Possession of methamphetamine (F6)
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...
JAIL BOOKINGS August 19-23, 2016 (08/23/16)
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail booking occurred August 19-23: Light Jr., Thomas J.: Probation order violation (MC) Meskimen, Nathaniel Neal: Resisting law enforcement (F6), Possession of marijuana (MB) and Operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving license (MA)...
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...
JAIL BOOKINGS August 12-18, 2016 (08/18/16)
CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail bookings occurred August 12-18: Awaiting Arraignment Bryan II, Terry M.: Probation order violation (MC) Berndt, Michael Edward: Disorderly conduct (MB) Daub, Brent: Operating vehicle with ACE of .15 or more (MA)...
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...