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Obituaries from June 2005

JAMES JOSHUA FERRY (06/29/05)
James Joshua Ferry, 67, of Brazil, died at his residence at 6:03 a.m. June 27, 2005, following an extended illness. He was born December 1, 1937, to Wilson J. and Vivian P. Ferry who preceded him in death. He attended Van Buren High School. February 20, 2005, he married Linda A. ...
CONNIE CHARLENE WALLACE HORTON (06/22/05)
Connie Charlene Wallace Horton, 51, of Terre Haute passed away Monday, June 20, 2005 in the Terre Haute Union Hospital. She was born July 19, 1953 in Terre Haute to Clyde Leroy and Lily Sutherland Moreland. She had been the owner and operator of Connie's Beauty Box, was a member of the Knightsville O.E.S., THQMA, a former member of the Brazil Moose and Eagles and loved atending auctions and watching quarter midget races...
TARA LYNN MEADLO (06/21/05)
Services for Tara Lynn Meadlo, 18, of Brazil will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Fitzpatrick-Pearce Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Leek and Pastor Tim Russell officiating. Burial will be in Bethesda Memorial Park. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today and 7 a.m. until time of services We4ednesday...
JACK E. ALVEY (06/21/05)
Jack E. Alvey, 73, Hillsboro, Texas, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at his residence. He was born September 13, 1931, in Denver, Colorado. He was the son of Dwight D. and Christina (Bell) Alvey. He grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. From 1948-1965 he served in the Air National Guard as an aircraft mechanic. In 1996 he moved to Texas. On May 17, 2002, he married Bettye Standly Stoffergen. He was a talented carpenter, a creative inventor, a mechanic and enjoyed flying...
JERRY BARNES KIDD (06/21/05)
Jerry Barnes Kidd, 64 of Mt. Holly, New Jersey, and originally from Brazil, died at 11:26 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2005 at Deborah Heart and Lung Institute in Browns Mills, New Jersey. He is survived by two sisters, Sandra Henderson and husband Tom of Brazil and Karen Rogers of Florida; two nieces, Cathie Rogers of Florida and Leigh Anne Henderson of Bloomington; and two nephews, John Rogers of Lizton, Indiana, and David Rogers of Terre Haute...
MARY MARGARET (BOLIN) NEES (06/21/05)
Mary Margaret (Bolin) Nees, 92, Indianapolis, died June 19, 2005. Formerly of Brazil, Indiana, the daughter of Charles Harrison Bolin and Julia Daugherty Bolin, she graduated from Annunciation Grade School, Brazil High School and was a member of Tri Kappa...
VIRGINIA L. JOHNSON (06/21/05)
Virginia L. Johnson, 78, of Marshall, IL, died at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2005 in Lynncrest Manor at Paris, IL. She had worked in nursing and she held various secretarial positions. She was born November 9, 1926, in Martinsville, IL, daughter of the late Henry Reed and the late Muriel Cooper Reed...
MANUEL GOINS (06/21/05)
Manuel "Manny" Leroy Goins, 60, of Reelsville died Friday morning, June 17, at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born January 27, 1945, in Berea, Kentucky, to William Prince Goins and Augusta Pauline Smiley. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Diane E. ...
JESSE MATTHEW "MATT" GRAHAM (06/20/05)
Jesse "Matt" Graham, 38, of Seelyville, IN, lost his battle with cancer on Friday, June 17, 2005. He worked at ABC Liquors in Palm Bay, Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, he had worked at Cowan and Cook Florist. He was born October 6, 1966 in Terre Haute to Jesse Graham, Jr. and Ethelmae McKinney Graham...
MARGARET "MAGGIE" LEWIS (06/20/05)
Margaret "Maggie" Lewis, 83, of Brazil passed away June 17, 2005, at 5:10 p.m. at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. She was born April 10, 1922, in Brazil, the daughter of Clyde and Bessie Turner Lamb. July 27, 1941, she married Altha W. Lewis, he survives. She was a devoted wife and homemaker. She was a member of the Jackson St. Wesleyan Church in Brazil. She enjoyed traveling, playing Bunco, and performing with the Senior Citizen Kitchen Band...
BARBARA E. LAWSON (06/27/05)
Barbara E. Lawson, 81, of Brazil passed away June 25, 2005, at 12:35 p.m. at the home of her daughter. She had been battling cancer for several months. She was born May 18, 1924, in Brazil, the daugher of Steve Gibbs and Florence Rose Gibbs. As a young woman, she traveled around the United States working in factories during the war, and later learned the art of cooking for restaurants. ...
NELLE JENKINS (06/27/05)
Nelle N. Jenkins, age 102, of Brazil, died at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Clay Health Center in Brazil, Indiana. She was born September 19, 1902, in Center Point, Indiana. She was the daughter of James and Nevada Hicks Jenkins. She graduated from Brazil High School and then went on to graduate from Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute as Salutatorian of her class. ...
GENEVA S. MITCHEL (06/29/05)
Geneva S. Mitchel, 95, of Center Point, died June 27, 2005, at Union Hospital at 5:15 p.m. She was born May 24, 1910, in Patricksburg the daughter of Jacob and Essie Sheer Wells. She attended school in Patricksburg. She was a member of the Center Point United Methodist Church. ...
DONALD L. JOHNSON (06/29/05)
Donald L. Johnson, 73, of Brazil died June 27, 2005, at 12:15 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born May 30, 1932, in Putnam County the son of Ernest and Ruth Neese Johnson. He attended Brazil High School. On June 28, 1953, he married Mayme R. Gerber Johnson. He attended First United Methodist Church in Harmony...
ARTHUR LEWIS FISCUS (06/28/05)
Arthur Lewis Fiscus, 81, of Clay City, died June 25, 2005, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor E. Leigh Fiscus and a cousin, Eldon Kieffaber. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29 at 1:00 p.m. at the Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City, IN. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Clay City, IN...
RICHARD C. ZIMMERMAN (06/28/05)
Richard C. Zimmerman, 94, of Brazil, died Sunday, June 26, at his residence. Born August 5, 1910, in Brazil, he was the son of the late Floyd V. and Estella Alspaugh Zimmerman. He graduated from Brazil High School in January of 1929 and attended one year at Rose Polytechnic Institute at Terre Haute...
Christina Marie Masaeh Nicosin (06/27/05)
Christina Marie Mesaeh Nicosin, 22, Terre Haute, died at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at her residence. She was a stay at home mother. During Chrissy's short time with us she achieved so much. While her accomplishments as a mother are what she would want to be most remembered for, those who knew and loved her know that she did achieve so much more...
JOSEPHINE A. STANGER (06/27/05)
Josephine A. Stanger, 86 of Brazil, died June 24, 2005 at 2:44 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born May 20, 1919 in Clay County the daughter of Demetrio and Anna Mary Zimmerman Jordan. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1936 and later attended Indiana Business College. ...
LEONARD "GUS" GUZZINO (06/27/05)
Leonard "Gus" Guzzino, born in Patterson, Louisiana, and a life-long resident, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at 12:30 p.m. surrounded by his family, including Jon, Gina, Matt and Tara Crooks of Brazil, Indiana. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Memorial Day at St. Jospeh Catholic Church in Patterson, La...
GLENN RICHARD "DICK" BROWER (06/27/05)
Glenn Richard "Dick" Brower, 77, Bridgeton, passed away Thursday at 11:35 a.m. in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born in Centenary, Vermillion Co., on April 1, 1928, the son of the late Bennie and Marietta Burns Brower. A veteran of the Korean War, for 22 years he served with the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier. In his spare time he enjoyed reading and gardening...
IRENE RECTOR (06/27/05)
Irene Rector, age 88, of Brazil, died Sunday, June 26, 2005 at her home west of Brazil. She was born June 6, 1917 in Clay County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Ray and Nellie Davis Rector. Following graduation from Brazil High School she attended and graduated from Indiana State Teachers College earning her Masters Degree. ...
LARRY WAYNE PHIPPS (06/20/05)
Larry Wayne Phipps, 59, of Greencastle died June 17, 2005, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Wilma Phipps; 2 daughters, Alison Phipps and Kerry Wright, and father, Wayne Phipps. Services will be conducted Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home in Greencastle, IN. Burial will follow at Clinton Falls Cemetery. Visitation will be a 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2005 at the funeral home...
TARA LYNN MEADLO (06/20/05)
Tara Lynn Meadlo, 18, of Brazil, formerly of West Terre Haute died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18, 2005, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Switz City, IN. She had attended three and a half years of high school at Northview and was a 2005 graduate of West Vigo High School. She was born May 27, 1987, at Terre Haute to Tony Meadlo and Yvonne Herring Meadlo...
HAZEL MAY CRABB (06/13/05)
Hazel May Murphy Crabb, 87, of Saline City, IN, died at 10:15 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2005 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born July 3, 1917 in Saline City. She was a 1935 graduate of Ashboro High School. She married Charles Crabb January 25, 1938, he preceded her in death. She attended the Saline City Church. She enjoyed playing the piano and in her younger years she was a member of the Cory Order of the Eastern Star...
MARY E. HUBBS KARN (06/13/05)
Mary E. Hubbs Karn, 89, died June 11, 2005, at 5:25 a.m. at Harborside Healthcare in Terre Haute, IN. She was born March 18, 1916 in Danville, IL, the daughter of William Henry White and Flora Smoot White. Suriviors include her husband, Albert Alonzo Karn whom whe married March 18, 1975; two sons, James Hubbs, Jr. ...
BILL ALLEN LOVETT (06/09/05)
Bill Allen Lovett, 43, of Greencastle, IN died June 7, 2005 at Methodist Hospital. He was the son of William G. Lovett and step-mother Joann Lovett. Survivors include his wife LaDonna Cain; three sons, Jeremy Lovett, William Lovett and Dereck Cain all of Greencastle, IN; a daughter, Jessica Lovett Crawford and husband Chad of Brownsville, TX; a step-sister, Debra Bryan; four sisters, Debbie Waymire and husband John of Brazil, IN, Bobbie Jo Lovett of Brazil, IN, Ginger Lovett of West Terre Haute, IN, and Crissy Pell and husband Brady of Brazil, IN; three grandchildren, MacKenzie Taylor Crawford, Brownsville, TX; Drew Allen Crawford, Brownsville, TX and Isabella Marie Lovett, Greencastle, IN; also many nieces and nephews and a large extended family.. ...
DONALD ANDERSON (06/07/05)
Donald Veach Anderson, 90, of Brazil, died at 9:24 a.m., Monday, June 6, 2005 at the Clay Health Center in Brazil. He lived previously in Speedway, Indiana for 40 years. He returned to his hometown of Brazil, Indiana in 1988. He married Arline Wedel on June 7, 1936 and she survives...
EDITH A. KELLENBERGER (06/07/05)
Edith A. Kellenberger, 94, Brazil, died at 11:10 p.m. Sunday in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born in Clay County on Dec. 21, 1910, a daughter of the late William Roberts and Julia Brady Roberts. A 1929 Graduate of Brazil High School, she later attended Indiana Normal College...
KRISTEN BIXLER-SOUTH (06/03/05)
Kristen Bixler-South, 24, Patricksburg, IN, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at her residence. She is survived by her mother, Marlene (Floyd) South, Patricksburg, IN; her father, Dennis Bixler, Bowling Green, IN; and a sister, Leslie South, Bloomington, IN...
REV. WAYNE KIVETT (06/03/05)
Rev. Wayne Kivett, age 88, Coatesville, passed away June 2, 2005. He was born in Morgan Co., IN on May 8 1917, the son of Frank and Pearl Oliver Kivett. He was the owner of Wayne Kivett Plumbing and Heating, Coatesville for 56 years retiring in 2001. He was also United Methodist minister serving in Knightsville for 14 yrs. and Mt. Zion for seven years. He was a member of the Coatesville United Methodist Church...
HELEN W. DUBOIS (06/03/05)
Helen W. DuBois, age 100, formerly of Brazil, died at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2005, in Danville, Illinois. She was born February 13, 1905, in Marquette, Michigan, the daughter of Charles and Anna Larson Wickstrom. She graduated from Marquette High School and attended two years at Northern Michigan University. She served as secretary to the Marquette Superintendent of Schools...
BETTY ROGERS KOCH (06/01/05)
Betty Rogers Koch, 81, formerly of Brazil, passed away May 26, 2005. Born March 9, 1924, to Fred P. Lawson and Mamie Boyd. She is survived by her two cousins, Florence Ingram of Schererville, Indiana and Blanche Cameron of Apalachicola, Florida. She is predeceased by her mother and father, two sons; Larry and Freddie Early and her husband Robert Rogers...
BEULAH M. STULTZ (06/13/05)
Beulah M. Stultz, 87, of Whitestown, Indiana and former Vigo County resident died in Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis on June 9, 2005. Survivors include her husband, Charles L. Stultz, Whitestown, IN; two daughters, Mary Alice Graham, Whitestown, IN and Karen S. Wyatt, Greenfield, IN; one son, Charles R. Stultz, South Bend, IN; and one brother, Arthur Archer, Chlorine, Arizona...
JOHN F. 'TOBY' LAWRENCE (06/13/05)
John F. "Toby" Lawrence, 69, of Center Point, died at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2005 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born in Poland, Indiana, June 12, 1935 to Leonard and Ethel Carpenter Lawrence. He was best known for being the attendant at the Zephyr Filling Station on the East end of Brazil. ...
MARY (ORNDORFF) COWELL (06/17/05)
Mary (Orndorff) Cowell, 92, of Plainfield, passed away June 9, 2005. She was born July 5, 1912 in Graysville, PA, to the late John Barclay and Olive Anna (Chambers) Orndorff. She was a homemaker, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother...
WILLIAM "BILL" WALKER (06/17/05)
William "Bill" Walker, 64 of Brazil passed away June 16, 2005, at 2:43 p.m. at his residence. He had been battling cancer for over 14 years. He was born December 5, 1940, in Mississippi, the son of Lester and Anna Yates Walker. January 21, 1963 he married Linda L. Walker in Mew Market, IN. He was a millwright for 40 years and the owner of "Bill's Auto Sales" for 15 years...
LEE TRACKWELL (06/16/05)
Lee Trackwell, 54 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 13, 2005 at close family members' home. He was born September 7, 1951, in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Fred and Mary Dickison Trackwell. He was raised in Brazil and graduated from Brazil High School. Lee loved to travel, fish, read, drive fast cars and sing a good country song...
JERRY BARNES KIDD (06/16/05)
Jerry Barnes Kidd, 64, of Mt. Holly, New Jersey, and originally from Brazil, died at 11:26 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Deborah Heart and Lung Institute in Browns Mills, New Jersey. Jerry was born December 27, 1940, in Brazil, Indiana. He was the son of Linn and Dorothy Kerfoot Kidd. ...
RETTA LINA BURGIN TERRELL HIGGINS (06/15/05)
Aretta Lina Burgin Terrell Higgins, 92, Columbus, OH, passed away June 12, 2005. She was born April 24, 1913 in Morgan Co., IN to Ism Sever and Delilah Jane (Brown) Burgin. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June15 at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., Indianapolis with visitation from noon until 2 p.m...
LEROY 'BLUE' RIGGS (06/15/05)
Leroy "Blue" Riggs, 81, died at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 14, 2005. He was born February 27, 1924 in Clay County, IN and resided in Brazil, IN. Survivors included his wife Helen Reffett Riggs; one sister, Ruby White of Brazil; and two brothers, Luther Riggs of Brazil and Jack Riggs of West Terre Haute, IN...
LEE TRACKWELL (06/15/05)
Lee Trackwell, 54, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 13, 2005 at close family members home. He was born September 7, 1051 in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Fred and Mary Dickison Trackwell. He was raised in Brazil and graduated from Brazil High School. Lee loved to travel, fish, read, drive fast cars and sing a good country song...
MANETTA F. OBERHOLTZER (06/15/05)
Manetta F. Oberholtzer, 86, of Center Point, passed away June 14, 2005, at 7:30 a.m. at Union Hospital. She was born December 26, 1918, in Bowling Green, the daughter of James and Ethel Paulk Hicks. She graduated from Spurgeon High School, the Class of 1937. ...
JOHN E. REESE (06/13/05)
John E. Reese, age 93 of Brazil, died at 7:45 p .m. Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Holly Hill Healthcare in Brazil. He was born November 23, 1911 in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was the son of John and Ethel Auten Reese. He married Lillian Harris April 20, 1936. They were maried 63 years until her death in 2000...
ROY F. MAYBAUGH (06/01/05)
Roy F. Maybaugh, 92 of Mitchell Indiana, formerly of Clay City, passed away May 30, 2005, in Mitchell Manor Nursing Home. He had been a resident there for only two weeks. He had moved to Mitchell in 1996 to live with his daughter and son-in-law. He was born December 1, 1912, in Clay County, the son of Charles and Chessie Winneke Maybaugh. ...