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Obituaries from January 2005

ROBERT EARL REID (01/03/05)
Robert Earl Reid, 60, of Kentucky, died at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2004, in St. Joseph's Hospice Care Center in Lexington, Ky. Born and raised in Kentucky, he was the son of William Reid and Mary Canter. He served in the Navy, and enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and grandchildren in Carbon. He worked on the railroad in Indianapolis and had last been employed with the DeAngleo Brothers in Illinois...
NANCY LOUISE MEWHINNEY (01/18/05)
Nancy Louise Mewhinney, 63, of Brazil died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at 9:30 p.m. in her home in Jackson Gardens. Born May 7, 1941, in Attica, Ind., she was the daughter of John and Anna Lucille Sanders Smith Collins. She married Willard P. Mewhinney, who preceded her in death...
MACIL BERNIECE LIECHTY LOVELL (01/18/05)
Macil Berniece Liechty Lovell, 89, of Terre Haute died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, in Union Hospital. Born April 2, 1915, in Clay City, she was the daughter of Harvey and Maude Morris Liechty. On Aug. 11, 1939, she married Paul "Duke" Lovell, who preceded her in death on June 13, 1987...
MARGUERITE J. LEACHMAN (01/19/05)
Marguerite J. Leachman, 81, of Elmwood, Ill., died at 11:10 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at Farmington Country Manor, Farmington, Ill. Born May 17, 1923, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Ralph Riddell and Nellie McMurry. On March 30, 1946, in Brazil, she married Harlan W. Leachman who died March 7, 1989...
THEDA M. VEST (01/19/05)
Theda M. Vest, 85, of Brazil died at 3:55 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005, in Plainfield Health Care Center at Plainfield, Ind. Born July 18, 1919, at Linton, Ind., she was the daughter of John Wilson and Cora (Brewer) Wilson Chipman. She married Winfred G. Vest on Dec. 25, 1936. He died Jan. 22, 1988...
NEDDIE LEE MORRIS (01/19/05)
Neddie Lee Morris, 74, of Indianapolis, formerly of Clay County, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005, in Hendricks County Hospital in Danville, Ind. Born Dec. 15, 1930, in Terre Haute he was the son of Carl Lee Morris and Minnie Estella Inge Morris. They are deceased...
FLORENCE E. MAURER (01/24/05)
Florence E. Maurer, 92 of Brazil, died at 9:25 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Born Dec. 22, 1909, in Clay County, she was the daughter of William R. Moore and Annise Pullen Moore. She graduated from Common School and went on to graduate from Brazil High School...
BETTE JEAN SPENCER (01/24/05)
Bette Jean Spencer, 78 of Brazil, died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, at Royal Oaks Health Care in Terre Haute. Born March 17, 1926, in Crete, Ill., she was the daughter of Otis and Julia Lybarger Harris. She attended Brazil High School. Following high school she worked for several years as a nurses aide...
MARIE DELORISE ADDY FELTY (01/24/05)
=Marie Delorise Addy Felty, 71, of Brazil died in her home on Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at 12:52 p.m. in her family's midst. Born Sept. 28, 1933, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Elza Roy Addy and Iva Irene Addy. She graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1951...
EITHEL SANDERS (01/24/05)
Eithel Sanders, 94, of Carbon died Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at 3:58 a.m. in Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Born in Raccoon Township, Parke County, on July 13, 1910, she was the daughter of James "Brent" Wright and Della Mae Sutherland Wright. She was married to Clemon "Bid" Sanders who preceded her in death on Jan. ...
HARRY E. MAYLE SR. (01/24/05)
Harry E. Mayle Sr., 87, of Harmony, died at 1:19 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born May 25, 1917, in Rush Run, in Jefferson County, Ohio. He was the son of J. Wilford and Pearl Bellville Mayle. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1936. He married Genevieve Tucker on Sept. 3, 1944. He was employed at Amax Coal as a dragline operator until his retirement...
RONNIE JOE NEWPORT (01/24/05)
Ronnie Joe Newport, 56, of Clay City, died at 6:33 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born April 18, 1948, in Linton, he was the son of Herbert Newport and Imogene Stantz Newport. An Army veteran during Vietnam, he was a member of the Clay City American Legion...
ELIZABETH "BETTY" JOHNSON (01/25/05)
Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson, 91, of Staunton, died unexpectedly at her residence on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005. Born Aug. 7, 1913, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of Arthur Buermann and Rose Musick Buermann. On Feb. 15, 1933, she married Leslie T. Johnson. He preceded her in death on July 9, 1988...
MABEL ELIZABETH (LORD) BAILIE (01/25/05)
Mabel Elizabeth Bailie, 94, of South Bend, Ind., formerly of Clay County, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, in Holy Cross Care Center. Born Feb. 27, 1910, she was the daughter of Willard and Cynthia (Hayward) Lord. She was married to Louis Bailie, who is deceased...
MARIE LOIS MEYER (01/26/05)
Marie Lois Meyer, 78 of Bowling Green, died early Tuesday morning, Jan. 25, 2005, in Clarksville, Ind. Born Aug.t 19, 1926, in Center Point, she was the daughter of Roy and Nellie Killion Latham. She graduated from Brazil High School. Marie married Paul E. Meyer April 12, 1947...
BETTY BROUGH DUNCAN (01/28/05)
Betty Brough Duncan, 76, of Clay City died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, in her home. Born Jan. 29, 1928, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Ira and Maggie Gamble Burris. She was a homemaker and a member of the Union Chapel Church of the Nazarene and an honorary member of the Red Hat Society...
LILLIAN G. ELDER (01/31/05)
Lillian G. Elder, 88, of Brazil died at 11:49 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. A resident of the Brazil area most of her life, she was born in Clay County on Feb. 6, 1916. Her parents were Lawrence and Ora West Garrigus and she was a 1934 graduate of Brazil High School...
ALICE O. MARTIN (01/31/05)
Alice O. Martin, 91, of Rockville died at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, in the Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a homemaker. Born Jan. 22, 1914, in Mecca, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Okie Alice Cronk Snodgrass...
TONY SARGE MINNICK (01/18/05)
Col. Tony Sarge Minnick, 52, of Owenton, Ky., died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005, at 3:45 a.m. in Highland of Ft. Thomas, Ky. He was a sales representative with Convergys of Cincinnati, Ohio. He had served in the Army and was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 128 F.&A.M., Owenton, Ky., a Kentucky Colonel and part of the Civil War Reinactive Detail...
JOHN R. STEARLEY (01/17/05)
John R. Stearley, 59, of Rochester Hills, Mich., died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005. He was an inspector at the General Motors Powertrain plant and was very active in the United Auto Workers Local No. 653. Survivors include two sons, John M. Stearley and fiancee, Kim Keiffer, of Pontiac, Mich., and Corey Stearley and wife, Kim, of Orion, Mich.; grandchildren, Courtney, Alex, Heather and Summer; and an aunt, Thelma Barra...
VIVIAN RITA CROWE (01/03/05)
Vivian Rita Crowe, 73, of Brazil died at 10:47 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, in Holly Hill Healthcare in Brazil. Born in Indianapolis on Jan. 18, 1931, she was the daughter of Herbert Taylor and stepmother, Buelah. She married Arvest J. Crowe on Oct. 12, 1949. He is deceased...
MARY M. THOMAS PICKETT (01/03/05)
Mary M. Thomas Pickett, 75, of Brazil died unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 30, 2004, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born March 30, 1929, in Lena, Ind., she was the daughter of William Emanuel Thomas and Ellen Mae Hunter Thomas. She attended Van Buren High School and married Norval Pickett Jr. on Aug. 26, 1946. He preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 2003...
CHARLES J. EWING (01/03/05)
Charles J. Ewing, 73, of Greencastle died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at his residence. Born Jan. 25, 1931, in Chicago, he was the son of Henry G. and Helen (Mueller) Ewing. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of 1949 and attended Lane Technical School in Indianapolis...
ANNA KATHERINE HUCKRIEDE (01/03/05)
Anna Ketherine Huckriede, 88, of Terre Haute died at 12:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born in Poland on March 26, 1916, she was the daughter of John and Sarah Ahlmeyer Huckriede. After graduating in 1953 from Indiana State Teachers College, she began working for St. Anthony's School of Nursing in Terre Haute as a librarian, retiring in 1976. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ in Poland and her hobbies included reading...
THELMA E. JENKINS (01/06/05)
Thelma E. Jenkins, 83 of Knightsville, died at 10:12 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Feb. 21, 1921, in Putnam County, Ind. She was the daughter of Roy and Gladys Jessup Hassler. She married Paul Jenkins April 3, 1939. She was a member of Eastern Star and a member of the First Baptist Church of Brazil...
EMMA L. HAMPTON (01/06/05)
Emma L. Hampton, 83, of Greencastle, formerly of Stilesville, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004. Born in Hazelwood, Ind., on Oct. 25, 1921, she was the daughter of Emory and Myrle Truax Milton. She married Leon "Jack" Hampton who died Dec. 3, 1996. She was a homemaker, enjoyed working with crafts, and retired from Public Service Indiana where she had worked in Archives. She was a member of the Stilesville Christian Church where she was a member of the Social Helpers...
ROY WESLEY BASS (01/06/05)
Roy Wesley Bass, 65 of Terre Haute, died at 9:51 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2005, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Dec. 31, 1939, in Brazil. Following high school he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served on the USS Mount Baker. He was honorably discharged in 1963...
FLORA J. AKRE (01/07/05)
Flora J. Akre, 96, of Brazil died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Born Jan. 27, 1908, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Jacob and Sarah Boyd Howald. During her working years, she was employed by the Cigar Factory, Quaker Maid and Pillsbury, all located in Terre Haute...
VIRGINIA 'JENNY' L. JEFFRIES (01/10/05)
Virginia "Jenny" L. Jeffries, 76, of Crawfordsville died at 1:55 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2005, at Ben Hur Nursing Home in Crawfordsville, Ind. Born Nov. 29, 1928, in Aurora, Ill., she was the daughter of George and Louise Widdop Nelson. She married James Thomas Jeffries on June 30, 1945, at Ladoga, Ind. He died on Dec. 25, 1992...
KATHLEEN J. HUCKEBY (01/10/05)
Kathleen J. Huckeby, 75, of Pendleton, Ind., died Saturday morning, Jan. 8, 2005, at Rawlins House in Pendleton. Born Dec. 25, 1929, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Edgar C. and Charlotte E. (Lucas) Hofmann. She was employed as a secretary for 34 years at Micromatic/Excello. Memberships included the American Legion Auxiliary and the AmVets Auxiliary...
ROSELLA 'MILDRED' WRIGHT (01/10/05)
Rosella "Mildred" Wright, 83, formerly of Brazil, died at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005, at Greenwood Health and Living Center in Greenwood, Ind. The daughter of John and Anna Meyers Korten and the wife of the late James Brenton Wright, she was born Feb. 27, 1921, at Reno, Ind...
SHERI L. LESLIE (01/12/05)
Sheri L. Leslie, 44, of Terre Haute, formerly of Seelyville, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005, at her residence after fighting multiple sclerosis for many years. She had been a beautician and a homemaker. Born June 20, 1960, in Vermillion County, she was the daughter of Robert Benson and Linda Chopson Benson...
RAY A. CARTER (01/12/05)
Ray A. Carter, 84 of Brazil, died at 6:54 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born April 12, 1920, in Vigo County, Ind., he was the son of E.F. Carter and Bertha Archer Carter. He graduated from Fontanet High School. Following high school Ray entered military service with the U.S. ...
JULIE A. SHIELDS (01/13/05)
Julie A. Shields, 35, of Terre Haute died at 10:15 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, 2005, in Union Hospital, following a brief battle with cancer. Born March 31, 1969, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Keith G. and Betty Shaw Dorsett. She was an office assistant for Dr. Daniel Keller and worked for Hampton Lawn Care; she had formerly been an employee of DADC, AET, a driver with UPS; and a patrolman with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Piqua Post...
MARIETTA GLOVER (01/13/05)
Marietta Glover, 70, of Greencastle died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, in Putnam County Hospital. Born May 16, 1934, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Laverne and Jessie (Green) Sanford. She was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of 1952 and St. Vincent's School of Nursing Class of 1955...
PAUL EUGENE GALLOWAY (01/14/05)
Paul Eugene Galloway, 79, of Greencastle, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Feb. 19, 1925, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Charles Edward and Winona (McIllwain) Galloway. He married Wilma Irene Hale on Oct. 16, 1948, and she survives...
HAROLD TENER (01/17/05)
Harold Tener, 88 formerly of Brazil, died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, at Mariner Health in McKinney, Texas. Born Aug.19, 1916, in Kansas City, Mo., he was the son of John and Estella Riggs Tener. He entered military service with the U.S. Navy in March of 1942 and served as a Navy See Bee in the South Pacific. He received his Honorable Discharge in November of 1945...
MARK G. BRUMMETT (01/31/05)
Mark G. Brummett, 86, of Lafayette, Ind., died Jan. 29, 2005, at his residence. Born Jan. 7, 1919, in Fort Benton, Montana, he was the son of Samuel Walter Brummett and Grace Miller. He attended high school at Brazil. He was a milkman for Beatrice Foods, retiring in 1976...