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Obituaries from July 2005

EVELYN E. LUTHER (07/01/05)
Evelyn E. Luther, 85, of Clay City, pased away June 30, 2005, at 3:00 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born October 15, 1919, in Clay City, the daughter of Herbert and Vern Damer VanHorn. She graduated from Clay City in the Class of 1937. ...
ETHEL MAREE WALLACE (07/18/05)
Ethel Maree Wallace, 92 of Brazil, died at 3:25 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born April 18, 1913, in Posey Township in Clay County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Jesse Budd and Lora Abigal Garrigus Yocom. She was a 1930 graduate of Staunton High School. She married Hugh Wallace on January 3, 1931 in Marshall, Illinois...
RICHARD 'RICK' W. HOBSON (07/19/05)
Richard "Rick" W. Hobson, 47, of Brazil died July 17, 2005, at his residence. He was born April 29, 1958, in Crawfordsville, the son of Robert and Sally Hobson. He was raised in the Indianap[olis area and graduated from Ben Davis High School. He was currently working as a mechanist at Shenago in Terre Haute. ...
MAC F. STEUERWALD (07/19/05)
Mac F. Steuerwald, 94, Knightville, formerly of Harmony and Indianapolis, died at 12:10 a.m. Monday, July 18, at the Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville where he had been a patient since February, 2003. Born in Brazil on April 9, 1911, he was the son of John Steuerwald and Mahala Tribble Steuerwald. He resided in Indianapolis while a welder for Navistar Corporation, priorly called International Harvester, then returned to Harmony upon his retirement...
DANIEL R. BUCHANAN (07/21/05)
Daniel R. Buchanan, age 50, Brazil, passed away Wednesday afternoon. He was born in Clinton, IN, on January 31, 1955, the son of Elijah and Dorothy Grimes Buchanan. He was a self-employed handyman. He was in the National Guard 38th Infantry Division...
DOROTHY M WATSON (07/22/05)
Dorothy M. Watson, 87, of Poland died at 9:35 p.m. July 20, 2005 at cloverleaf Health and Rehabilitation Facility in Brazil following an extended illness. She was born October 31, 1917 to John and Sarah Ahlemeyer Huckriede. She was a devoted and active member of the Zion United Church of Christ. ...
BETTY SUMMERLOT (07/25/05)
Betty Louise Summerlot, 75, of Greenwood, IN died at her residence Friday, July 22, 2005 following an extended illness. She was born August 8, 1929 in Denmark, IN to Luther Paul and Wilma Bernice Carr McCreery. She married Donald Summerlot on October 29, 1947. ...
JESSE WAYNE STAPERT (07/25/05)
JESSE WAYNE STAPERT Jesse Wayne Stapert, 20, of Brazil, died at 5:45 p.m. July 22, 2005. He was born June 8, 1985 to Richard Stapert and Chris Anderson Traver. He attended Owen Valley High School. He enjoyed listening to music and playing basketball...
KAY FRANCIS KERR STARR (07/25/05)
Kay Francis Kerr Starr, 70, of Brazil, went to be with the Lord Saturday at 7:05 p.m. July 23, 2005. Born May 8, 1935, in English, W.V. She was the daughter of A. Gilbert Kerr and Grace B. Hull Kerr. She moved with her parents to Brazil, IN, in 1950 where she graduated from Brazil High School in 1954...
EDNA L. CORNWELL (07/26/05)
Edna L. Cornwell, 93, of Carbon, IN, passed away at the Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville, IN, at 1:45 p.m., July 24, 2005. Born February 3, 1912, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Alva and Clara Morlan Hayes. She was married to Paul E. Cornwell for 61 years; he preceded her in death in 1989. During her working years, she was employed by Detroit Diesel Allison in packing and shipping. She retired in 1971...
MELVIN 'TINY' TYLER (07/26/05)
Melvin "Tiny" Tyler, 85, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2005, in the Holly Hills Health Care. He was born in a family of 11 on February 11, 1920, in Vigo County to Robert and Eliza Shepard Tyler. He was a successful farmer for many years. He enjoyed sports and listening to and watching baseball and basketball on radio and television and also enjoyed talking with people...
JESSE WAYNE STAPERT (07/26/05)
Jesse Wayne Stapert, 20, of Brazil, died at 5:45 p.m. July 22, 2005. He was born June 8, 1985, to Richard Stapert and Chris Anderson Traver. He attended Owen Valley High School. He enjoyed listening to music and playing basketball. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Oscar Black, an uncle, Joseph Stapert and a close friend of the family Randy Traver...
SHIRLEY A. PAULLUS (07/26/05)
Shirley A. Paullus, 61, of Reelsville, IN, died at her residence July 24, 2005. Survivors include her husband, John; a daughter, Teresa Trout; a son, Michael Paullus; four grandchildren; a brother, Robert Frazier and a sister Betty Newman. Private graveside services will be Wednesday morning, July 27, 2005. There will be no visitation. Chandler-Hays Funeral Home in Greencastle, IN, is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Croys Creek Cemetery...
MILDRED AMES WILLIAMS (07/26/05)
Mildred Ames Williams, age 91, of Greencastle, passed away Monday morning at The Asbury Towers Retirement Community. She was born May 21, 1914, in Terre Haute, the daughter of William E. and Lillie B. (Nelson) Gowen. On June 6, 1931, she married Lawrence Ames and he preceded her in death on July 27, 1989, on April 28, 1996, she married Howard Williams and he preceded her in death on April 12, 2004...
GARY W. PAUL (07/27/05)
Gary W. Paul, 58, of Brazil, passed away July 25, 2005 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born September 25, 1946 in Olney, Illinois, the son of Leo F. Paul and Mary F. Selby Paul. He graduated from East Richmond High School in 1964 and was a graduate of Olney Central College and attended Southern Illinois University. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force...
KAY FRANCIS KERR STARR (07/27/05)
Kay Francis Kerr Starr, 70, of Brazil, went to be with the Lord Saturday at 7:05 p.m. July 23, 2005. Born May 8, 1935 in English, W.V. She was the daughter of A. Gilbert Kerr and Grace B. Hull Kerr. She moved with her parents to Brazil, IN in 1950, where she graduated from Brazil High School in 1954...
CLARA ALICE ALLEN (07/28/05)
Clara Alice Allen, 90, of Reelsville, IN, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at the Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle, IN. She was born July 23, 1915, in Putnam County, IN, the daughter of James Lunsford and Clara (Wood) Lunsford. She was a seamstress at Angwell Curtain factory, Greencastle, IN. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge at Rosedale...
BRYANT M. SCOTT (07/15/05)
Bryant M. Scott, 27, passed away July 12, 2005, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital at Terre Haute, IN. He was born April 3, 1978 in Brazil, IN, the son of Walter Scott and Wanda Denney Scott. He was a truck driver for Brooks Transporation in Iowa. He was an avid bowler, loved football (49 er's) and baseball (Atlanta Braves), and was a former member of Sons of American Legion...
BARBARA K. RINGO THOMPSON (07/14/05)
BARBARA K. RINGO THOMPSON Barbara K. Ringo Thompson, 72 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly July 11, 2005, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born April 26, 1933, in Clay County, the daughter of Don French and Katherine McAllister French...
RICK 'LUCAS' HOLIFIELD (07/01/05)
Rick "Lucas" Holifield, 21, of Brazil died at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil, June 28 2005 at 11:20 a.m. He was born July 31, 1983, in Brazil, the son of Angela and Rick Holifield. He is a 2002 graduate of Northview High School. He was employed by PDF in Brazil. He had previously worked as a drywall finisher. He was an avid coon hunter and was the dog handler for the 2002 World Champion Plot. He loved to read and was an accomplished writer of poetry...
MARY ALICE POE (07/05/05)
Mary Alice Poe, age 78, of Terre Haute, passed away early Saturday morning at the Southwood Rehabilitation Center. Born December 17, 1926 in West Terre Haute, she was the daughter to Albert and Lilly Pitts. She married Stanley "Dick" Poe and he preceded her in death. Mary was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
ROBERT MCINTIRE (07/05/05)
Robert McIntire, 66, of Brazil died at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil at 12:11 p.m. on July 1, 2005. He was the son of the late Samuel N. McIntire and Mildred Maxine Mogan McIntire. He graduated from Van Buren High School in 1958 and then married Anita Vickers McIntire January 31, 1958. ...
FLORENCE A. GIBSON (07/05/05)
FLORENCE A. GIBSON Florence A. Gibson, 88 of Brazil passed away July 3, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born March 9, 1917 in Vigo County the daughter of Elmer and Ola Snow Wilson. She graduated from Fontanet High School. During WW II she worked on the railroad, but after the war, she enjoyed being a homemaker, wife and devoted Christian mother. ...
PAUL A. MEEKS (07/06/05)
Paul A. Meeks, 73, Brazil, died at 7:06 a.m. Monday, July 4, in the emergency room of Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He had been a patient at the hospital's rehabilitation services facility where he suddenly collapsed. Born in Paris, Ill., on May 16, 1932, his parents, the late Herbert C. Meeks, Sr., and Vilena Cunningham Meeks, later moved to Terre Haute where he was graduated from Gerstmeyer High School...
GLADYS R. COOK (07/06/05)
Gladys R. Cook, 88, who made her home in Reelsville much of her life, died early Monday morning, July 4, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville where she had been a patient for the past year. Born in Cory on Dec. 1, 1916, her parents were Hubert Jeffers and Ada Jackson Jeffers. She had attended Brazil High School and graduated from Reelsville High School...
ROBERT MCINTIRE (07/06/05)
Robert McIntire, 66, of Brazil died at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil at 12:11 p.m. on July 1, 2005. He was the son of the late Samuel N. McIntire and Mildred Maxine Mogan McIntire. He graduated from Van Buren High School in 1958 and then married Anita Vickers McIntire on January 31, 1958. ...
LUCILLE M HORTON MCQUEARY (07/08/05)
Lucille M. Horton McQueary, 98 of Clay City, passed away July 7, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born April 29, 1907, in Clay County, the daughter of Harley Horton and Jessie Kress Horton. She graduated from high school in 1926. On September 1, 1932, she married Harvey R. ...
IZMA LYNN SHAUGHNESSY UNDERWOOD (07/11/05)
Izma Lynn Shaughnessy Underwood, age 89, of Knightsville, passed away Saturday morning at the Cloverleaf Health Care, in Knightsville, IN. Born April 10, 1916, in Reelsville, Indiana, she was the daughter of Ralph and Florence (Job) Herbert. On Nov. 19, 1933 she married George Shaughnessy and he preceded her in death on January 10, 1970. In 1972 she married Walter Underwood and he preceded her in death on November 9, 1977. She was a homemaker and housewife...
JOHN M. JOHNSON (07/12/05)
John M. Johnson, 70, of Brazil died at 10:45 p.m. July 10, 2005 at his residence. He was born February 22, 1935, the son of Lomar C. Johnson and Ruth Maxwell Johnson. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a past Commander with VFW 1127 in Brazil and also past Commander with American Legion Post 2 and a member of the Moose Club in Brazil. He was employed as a water treatment operator with the city of Brazil for 33 years...
CHESTER W. HUTCHISON JR. (07/12/05)
Chester W. Hutchison, Jr., 66, of Cloverdale, IN, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2005, at The Waters in Greencastle, IN. He was born December 8, 1938 in Crawfordsville, IN, the son of Chester W. Hutchison Sr. and Beulah Inez (Petty) Hutchison. He was a former owner/operator of Shell Service Station at US 40 and 231 at Greencastle and C & L Fork Lift in Dallas, TX. He was also a truck driver for Midwest Express, Kansas City, MO...
DAVID GRABLE (07/12/05)
David Grable, age 70, of Greencastle passed away Sunday afternoon at his residence. He was born July 17, 1934 in Clay County, Indiana the son of Franklin and Bertha (Brown) Grable. He was a Navy veteran. On July 15, 1955, he married Marilyn Rose Jordan and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2001...
FLOY EFFIE COLLINS EVERWINE (07/12/05)
Floy Effie Collins Everwine, 100, of Clay City passed away July 12, 2005 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Survivors include her son, Dan J. Everwine and two grandsons, Grey and Tim Everwine. Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until services. Burial will be in the Sink Cemetery...
FERN A. TUCKER (07/12/05)
Fern A. Tucker, 93, of Brazil, died at 7:11 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born November 29, 1911, in Clay County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Ross William and Irene Moon Campbell. She attended Staunton High School. Following high school she worked at the Cigar Factory and Murphy's store in downtown Brazil...
BARBARA K. RINGO THOMPSON (07/13/05)
BARBARA K. RINGO THOMPSON Barbara K. Ringo Thompson, 72 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly July, 11, 2005, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born April 26, 1933, in Clay County, the daughter of Don French and Katherine McAllister French. ...
MYRTLE IRENE BROWN FRENCH (07/13/05)
Mrytle Irene Brown French, 64, of Pensacola FL, died Saturday, July 9, 2005, in Pensacola, FL. Survivors include four sons, Bill (Chary) Carey of Pensacola, FL, Robert (Teresa) Carey, Allen Carey and David (Janey) Carey all of Crawfordsville; one daughter, Brenda Carey of Crawfordsville; a half brother, Keith Brown of Pensacola, FL; a half sister, Daythel Immel of Indianapolis; two sisters, Elizabeth Zachary, Crawfordsville and Mary Hardy of Rockville; six grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, five step great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.. ...
CLARA ALICE ALLEN (07/28/05)
Clara Alice Allen, 90, of Reelsville, IN, died Tuesday, July 26, 2005, at the Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle, IN. She was born July 23, 1915, in Putnam County, IN, the daughter of James Lunsford and Clara (Wood) Lunsford. She was a seamstress at Angwell Curtain factory, Greencastle, IN. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge at Rosedale...