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Obituaries from October 2005

GEORGE KNAPP (10/31/05)
George Knapp, 67, of Coal City, died at 6:45 p.m. October 28, 2005 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil following an extended illness. He was born January 29, 1938 to Charles and Mary Stants Knapp. George graduated from Coal City High School. He worked as a welder for Amax Coal Company, now Kendall Coal, from where he retired in January of 2000. ...
Yvonne "Tammy" Marcelene Reeves (10/24/05)
Yvonne "Tammy" Marcelene Reeves, 48, of Brazil, passed away at 8:25am October 20, 2005 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on July 9, 1957 the daughter of Clyde and Marcelene Kerr Porter. She attended school in Flushing, Ohio. She was a truck driver for Underwood Trucking and Winco Trucking...
Fred Schultz (10/24/05)
Fred Schultz, 94, of Brazil, passed away at 3:35pm October 20, 2005 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Fred was the former owner of Fred's East End Fruit Market. He was born June 21, 1911 in Brazil, to Fred and Mable Herald Schultz. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1929...
Roberla Stearley (10/24/05)
Roberla Stearley, 87, of Encore Senior Villa, Stevens Point, died October 20, 2005. She was born September 2, 1918 in Center Point, Indiana, to the late Arlie and Esther Loudermilk Willis. She grew up in Center Point and graduated from Ashboro High School in 1936...
Otis Reed Jr. (10/21/05)
Otis Reed Jr., 83, of Marion, IN, formerly of Brazil, died at 9:45 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2005 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Marion, IN. He was born on January 9, 1922 in Clay City, the son of Otis P. Reed Sr. and Pearl Brown Reed...
Lelah R. (Sinders) Gallagher (10/21/05)
Lelah R. (Sinders) Gallagher, 91, Jasonville, IN, died at 4:50 a.m. Thursday, October 20, 2005 at Sullivan County Community Hospital in Sullivan, IN. She was born on June 20, 1914 in Clay County, IN, the daughter of Richard Puckett and Nellie (Dysert) Puckett...
John Leroy Richardson (10/20/05)
John Leroy Richardson, age 70, of Greencastle, passed away Monday evening at his residence. He was born October 26, 1934 in Putnam County, the son of Jess and Irene (Gleason) Richardson. He married Audrey Ann (Dobson) Richardson on June 3, 1956. He attended the Madison Township Schools. ...
Dwight E. "Butch" Routson (10/20/05)
Dwight E. "Butch" Routson, 66, Brazil, died at 5:40 a.m. Wed., Oct. 19, at his home following a battle with lung cancer that began in March this year. Born in Mt. Cory, Ohio, on Jan. 18, 1939, his parents were Harold Routson and Georgia E. Stevens Routson...
Christopher Andrew Shields (10/18/05)
Christopher Andrew Shields, 14, of Brazil, died Friday at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis following a motor vehicle accident along U.S. Hwy. 40 east of Brazil. Christopher was born March 28, 1991 in Indianapolis as the son of Andrew David and Robin Shields. ...
HAL GLIDDEN (10/24/05)
Hal Glidden, 80, of Brazil, passed away October 22, 2005, at 11:35 a.m. in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born March 2, 1925, in Brazil, the son of Chase Edward Glidden and Marguerite Sandt Glidden. He graduated from LaPorte High School in 1943. He entered military service following high school and served in the Army Air Corp where he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant and awarded his pilot wings. February 5, 1945 he married Muriel Redin Glidden, she survives...
JASON RYAN BARR (10/24/05)
Jason Ryan Barr, 28, of Shelburn, IN, died at 7:16 p.m. October 20, 2005 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jason was born in Terre Haute, April 29, 1977 to Dennis and Debra Willmouth Barr. He graduated from Terre Haute North High School in 1996. He currently owned a construction company in Shelburn. He married Stephanie Cox December 7, 2002. Jason had a wonderful sense of humor, he loved his family, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing practical jokes...
RUTH I. OVERSTREET (10/24/05)
Ruth I. Overstreet, age 84, of Brazil, died at 3:55 p.m. October 21, 2005 in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born July 21, 1921 in Brazil, IN as the daughter of Earl and Kathleen Steurwald Rader. She attended the Pinckley and Hadleytown Schools. She was employed at the Clay County Hospital for 22 years as a ward clerk and had also worked at the M&M Restaurant and Columbia Records until her retirement in 1976...
VIRGINIA DIXIE ROLISON STEPHENSON (10/31/05)
Virginia Dixie Rolison Stephenson, 78, formerly of Staunton, died at 4:17 a.m., October 29, 2005, at Cloverleaf Health Care in Knightsville, IN. Born March 17, 1928 in Magee MS, she was the daughter of George and Dlo Sullivan. She worked for Moore Store, Oehlers Department Store, 3D and Big Wheel. Virginia was a member of Community Missionary Church in Brazil. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, mushroom hunting, camping and being with her family...
BETTY JANE (MARTIN) SMOCK (10/28/05)
Betty Jane (Martin) Smock, 71, of Brazil, died at her residence in the morning of October 26, 2005. She was born July 23, 1934, to Cleo and Helen Mager Martin. She graduated from Van Buren High School. On August 18, 1968, she married Water "Tom" Smock. ...
ROSEMARY N. HUDSON (10/28/05)
Rosemary N. Hudson, 84, of Brazil died at 11:45 a.m., October 26, 2005, at The Waters of Greencastle in Greencastle, Ind. Born December 24, 1920, in Brazil, the daughter of William A. and Mary C. Young Haddan. While attending Brazil High School, she was a high jumper for the track team and played clarinet in the band. She married Donald L. Hudson on March 8, 1943. Rosemary served as a block leader in the Civil Defense Department during World War II. In her spare time she enjoyed oil painting...
STEPHEN EARL HACKETT (10/28/05)
Stephen Earl Hackett, 59, of Brazil, died at 6:16 a.m. Tuesday October 25, 2005 in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born December 30, 1945, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Henry Earl and the late Grace (Pugh) Hackett. Mr. Hackett married Patricia Louise Johnson on July 1, 1967 in Tipton, Indiana...
CLINTON SCOTT ANDERSON (10/27/05)
Clinton Scott Anderson, 21, of Brazil died in an accident at the intersection of State Road 59 and I-70 at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005. Survivors include his parents, Richard and Donna Anderson; a sister, Jessica Anderson; his fiancee, Amber May; his Godfather, Mark Loudermilk; and other extended family members...
STEPHEN EARL HACKETT (10/27/05)
Stephen Earl Hackett, 59 of Brazil, died at 6:16 a.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2005, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born December 30, 1945, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Henry Earl and the late Grace (Pugh) Hackett. Mr. Hackett married Patricia Louise Johnson on July 1, 1967, in Tipton, Indiana...
KENNETH H. BAUERS (10/27/05)
Kenneth H. Bauers, 93 of Terre Haute died Tuesday Oct. 25, 2005, in his residence. He was born June 26, 1912, in Terre Haute to William Harry Bauers and Edna Mae Houston Bauers. He was preceded in death by his parents, a step-daughter Cheryl Church; two brothers, Glen Bauers and William Bauers; three sisters, Helen Bauers, Virginia Beck and Florence Mitchell...
RACHEL E. YOCOM (10/25/05)
Rachel E. Yocom, 93 of Brazil passed away October 24, 2005, at her residence. She was born June 29, 1912, in Clay County, the daughter of Ernest and Ella Leota Girton Parr. She attended school at the Star Mine School in Van Buren Township. She married David B. Yocom on January 29, 1933. He preceded her in death January 9, 1977...
Timothy J. Simonton (10/18/05)
Timothy J. Simonton, 42 of Lafayette, Ind., formerly of Hoopeston, Ill., died following a hunting accident October 15, 2005 in Clay County. He was born June 27, 1963 in Valparaiso, Ind., the son of Richard and Linda Watson Simonton. He graduated from Community Unit School District No. 11, Class of 1982. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver working for several trucking companies in Illinois. He was a member of the NRA...
Darrell Ray Moore Sr (10/18/05)
Darrell Ray Moore Sr., 68, of Brazil, passed away at 2:34 p.m. October 16, 2005 at home following an extended illness. He was born October 11, 1937 to Roy Otis and Vicie Marie Rogers Moore. He married Dinah Waymire August 2, 1958. He worked for Bob Romas Trucking as well as Chambers Trucking and Patterson Texaco Gas Station. He enjoyed working on automobiles and televisions as well as racing stock cars...
SAMUEL P. CARPENTER (10/12/05)
Samuel P. Carpenter, 96, of Brazil died Saturday, October 8, 2005 in his residence. He was born November 4, 1908 in Cloverland, IN to Harry Aubrey Carpenter and Eva Melinda Webster. His wife, Althea D. Lindsay Carpenter whom he married April 18, 1931 preceded him in death on March 18, 2005. ...
JON "MIKE" WHITTED (10/11/05)
Jon "Mike" Whitted, 60, of Brazil, died at 8:10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at his residence. He was born Feb. 23, 1945, in Bedford, Ind., the son of William "Harry" and Hazel Hargrove Whitted. He graduated from Bedford High School in 1963. Following high school he joined the U.S. Navy and served as a sonar operator during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge in 1968...
EMMET E. "GENER" THOMAS (10/10/05)
Emmett E. "Gener" Thomas, 86, of Brazil, died at 2:50 a.m., Oct. 8, 2005, at Clay County Health Center. Born July 29, 1919, he was the son of Charles and Nellie Mitchell Thomas. He graduated from Bridgeton High School in 1935. He served in the U.S. ...
EDDIE LEE BROADSTREET (10/10/05)
Eddie Lee Broadstreet, 50, of Reelsville, died Staurday, Oct. 8, 2005, at his residence. Born April 23, 1955, in Greencastle, Ind., he was the son of Kenneth F. and Virginia Lee (Lawson) Broadstreet. He worked as a supervisor with Putnam Plastics in Cloverdale, Ind., and also as a farmer...
LORETTA M. COWARD YOCKEY COOKSEY (10/06/05)
Loretta M. Coward Yockey Cooksey, 76, of Knightsville, IN, died at 5:39 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, 2005 ,at Cloverleaf Health Care Facility in Knightsville. Born December 5, 1928, in Lafayette, IN, she was the daughter of Kenneth C. and Dorothy A. Shoup Coward. On February 13, 1993, she married Harry E. Cooksey in Brazil. She attended the Wesley Chapel Church. She enjoyed reading mystery novels but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her friends and family...
DONALD RAY CRABB (10/05/05)
Donald Ray Crabb, 85, of Brazil, passed away October 3, 2005 in Terre Haute Union Hospital. He was born September 19, 1920, in Clay County to Harley Ray "Dutch" and Mary Shaffer Crabb. On December 4, 1957, he married Ruth Carol Gustin. He was retired from Hunter Oil Company. ...
EDNA MARIE (LIGHTFOOT) WEST (10/04/05)
Edna Marie (Lightfoot) West, 86 of Clay City, died at 9:03 a.m. September 27, 2005, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born in Lakeville, Indiana, to Jasper and Nora Lamb Lightfoot on December 6, 1918. She married Herman West, July 7, 1951. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed cooking, crocheting and going to rummage sales...
JOHN A. BROWN (10/03/05)
John A. Brown, 63, Rockville, IN. passed away Friday, September 30, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil, IN. Born July 15, 1942, he was the son of Brookshire Brown and Cena Crowder Brown. He was a timber cutter and logger and attended a Baptist Church. On February 14, 1959, he was married to Kathy Hutson...
KATHLEEN CRICKMORE HAINES (10/12/05)
Kathleen Crickmore Haines, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away October 11, 2005. She married Harlan Haines and was a housewife. Kathleen was a member of Riley Cheer Guild and Tuxedo Park Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Friday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m. ...
KATHLEEN CRICKMORE HAINES (10/12/05)
Kathleen Crickmore Haines, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away October 11, 2005. She married Harlan Haines and was a housewife. Kathleen was a member of Riley Cheer Guild and Tuxedo Park Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Friday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m. ...
LOIS A. DAUGHTERY (10/12/05)
Lois A. Daugherty, 72, of Brazil, formerly of Redkey, IN, passed away October 10, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born June 3, 1933 in Morley, TN, the daughter of Robert Taylor Andrews and Parlee Massengill Andrews. July 7, 1949 she married Charles Edward Daugherty. ...
MARY K. HARDEN (10/17/05)
Mary K. Harden, 86 of Bloomington, formerly of Clay City, passed away Oct. 15, 2005 at The Residence of McCormick's Creek. She was a resident of Beverly Healthcare in Bloomington of three years before coming to the Spencer area. She was born Nov. 30, 1918 in Clay County, the daughter of Henry Leohr and Hulda Huffman Leohr. ...
SEBERT LEE JACKSON (10/17/05)
Sebert Lee Jackson, 63, of Indianapolis, died Oct. 13, 2005. Sebert was born Jan. 7, 1942 to Robert Lee and Eileen Marie McKenzie Jackson in Clay County. Sebert loved the outdoors and hunting. He worked for the State of Indiana Department of Workforce Development Tax Administration, Special Projects. He was a member of the Bethesda Baptist Church in Brownsburg, Ind...
JOHN H. "JACK" NEAL (10/17/05)
John H. "Jack" Neal, 83 of Clay City passed away Oct. 15, 2005 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He had been in failing health for the past four years. He was born July 30, 1922 in Clay County, the son of Charles Rollis Neal and Lola Hochsterler Neal. ...
RANSOM OLIN "BOB" BURKE (10/14/05)
Ransom Olin "Bob" Burke, 89, formerly of Merom, died Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at Good Samaritan Health Care in Kissimmee, Fla. Bob lived in Indiana before moving to Florida in 1976. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Mildred L. Brinson Burke, and two brothers, Max and Harold Burke...
HESTER "GENEVIEVE" KRESS LUCAS (10/13/05)
Hester "Genevieve" (Kress) Lucas, 89, of Jasonville, Ind., died at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2005, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born April 17, 1916, in Clay County, the daughter of Leslie Leonard Kress and May (Mullens) Kress. She married Harley F. Lucas April 8, 1934. She was a member of Friendly Grove Baptist Church and a homemaker...
HAROLD W. AUSTIN (10/12/05)
Harold W. Austin, 61 of Rockville, died October 9, 2005. He was born February 2, 1944 in Troy New York. He was the son of Harold Austin, Sr. and Thelma Kent Austin. He served in the United States Navy. He worked for several years as a maintenance man for the Indianapolis Public Schools. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed deer hunting...
JAMES O. MODESITT (10/12/05)
James O. Modesitt, age 64, died at 11:04 p.m., Tuesday, October 11, 2005 at his residence in Linton. He was born in Brazil on March 2, 1941, the son of Arthur O. & Wanetta (Lovett) Modesitt. He worked as a Department Supervisor at Logan Clay Products in Brazil and as a Correctional Sargent at the Branchville Traning Center in Tell City...
HAZEL A. HADDON (10/12/05)
Hazel A. Haddon, 99, of Reelsville, formerly of Brazil, passed away October 11, 2005 at 12:56 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born in Clay County on October 8, 1906, the daughter of Oscar Blair and Elizabeth Sanderson Blair. She attended school at Dutch Knob and Simonson Schools in Clay county. As a young lady she worked at the cigar factory and then later at the tomato factory in Brazil...
GRACE H. LEOHR (10/03/05)
Grace H. Leohr, 87, of Brazil, died October 1, 2005, at 6:00 p.m. at Clay County Health Center. She was born in Clay City December 14, 1917, to Ishamel and Alice Staley White. She married Woodrow Leohr on September 26, 1939. She was a homemaker, devoted to Christ and her family. She ministered with her husband at Deliverance Temple Church...