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Obituaries from April 2006

NORMA JUNE MCKEE DICKEY (04/28/06)
Norma June McKee Dickey, 78, of Franklin, Indiana, formerly of Clay County, passed away Friday, April 28, 2006, at Franklin Meadows. She is survived by her husband, Paul Arthur Dickey; four daughters, Tanya Ogle, Paula Dorris, Rhonda Morales and Kandie Feyerabend; two sons, Mark McKee and Randy Dickey; one brother, Jack McKee; six sisters, Dorothy Steir, Kathryn Purchell, Gloria Klass, Kay Gorby, Nancy Herrick and Clarice Fulk; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren...
JANET GRIFFITH (04/21/06)
Janet Griffith, 59, of Warrenton, Virginia, and formerly of Brazil died Sunday, April 16, 2006, in Warrenton. Born Dec. 4, 1946, in Springfield, Illinois, she spent her childhood in Brazil. On Aug. 27, 1965, she was married to Robert "Bob" Griffith. They spent 38 years together prior to his death on Aug. 4, 2003...
RICHARD C. NAUMAN (04/21/06)
Richard C. Nauman, 31, of Brazil passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Crystal Lynn (Buis) Nauman; children, Justice Lynn, Trysta Faye and Tristan Andrew Nauman; his parents, Rickey and Janet (Sechman) Nauman of Coatesville; a brother, Timothy Lewis Nauman of Fillmore, Indiana; sisters, Patricia Gail Batchelor of Brazil and Amanda JoAnn Nauman of Coatesville; a grandmother, Madelyn Nauman of Fillmore and grandfathers, Lowell Sechman of Coatesville and Lawrence Nauman of greencastle.. ...
Irma Frances Robison (04/20/06)
Irma Frances Robison, age 88, of Brazil, died at 8:26 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2006, at Clay Health Center in Brazil. She was born April 5, 1918, in Brazil, as the daughter of Jay and Carrie Miller Hudson. She attended Brazil High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society. ...
Annabelle Haverkamp (04/19/06)
Annabelle Haverkamp, age 89, of Brazil, died at 2:34 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2006 at Royal Oaks Healthcare in Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 8, 1916 as the daughter of Thomas and Agnes Andrew Campbell. She attended the Weaver Grade School, Brazil Junior High School and graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1934. She married William Haverkamp on July 27, 1936. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in 2001. He preceded Annabelle in death on April 13, 2002...
Denver Robert "Denny" Dardeen (04/19/06)
Denver Robert "Denny" Dardeen, 84, of Brazil, passed away Monday, April 17, 2006, in the Holly Hill Health Care and Rehabilitation Facility. He was born May 5, 1921 in Terre Haute to George W. and Doris Albietz Dardeen. He was a graduate of Gerstmeyer High School and served his country as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army during WWII...
John W. Fulk Jr. (04/19/06)
John W. Fulk Jr., 59, of Staunton, passed away in his home Monday, April 17, 2006 with family surrounding him. He had been in Hospice of the Wabash Valley for several months. He was born June 10, 1946, married the love of his life June 18, 1967. He loved the great outdoors, loved to hunt and fish to provide for his family. He was a proud member of the NRA. He kept his faith in God on Fridays with his good friend Pastor Dan...
Ruth A. Brown (04/19/06)
Ruth A. Brown, 93, of Brazil, passed away April 17, 2006, at 6:27 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for two years. She was born Nov. 28, 1912, in Clay County, the daughter of John and Florence Boes McCullough. She graduated from Brazil High School. ...
ROBERT W. SHETLER (04/18/06)
Robert W. Shetler, 71, of Greencastle and formerly of Indianapolis passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2006. He was born on Jan. 17, 1935, in Rosiclare, Illinois, to Floyd E. and Margaret Bell Zimmers Shetler. He was a graduate of Rosiclare High School Class of 1953, a member of Emmanuel Christian Church in Limedale, Woodmen of the World and Local 60 in Indianapolis where he retired as a trim carpenter...
ERSILIA DE MARINO (04/21/06)
Ersilia "Lia" De Marino, 84, of Brazil passed away at 9:50 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2006, in Cloverleaf Health Care Facility in Knightsville. She was born Feb. 7, 1922, in Massa Lubrense, Italy, to Nicola and Luisa Palomba De Marino; she came to the United States in 1946 and became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1949...
JAMES EDWARD COVEY (04/24/06)
James Edward "Little Eddie" Covey, 35, of Poland died Thursday, April 20, 2006, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Feb. 25, 1971, at Noblesville, Indiana, to Ed and Judy (Summers) McCay Covey. He was a factory worker. Survivors include his fiancee, Carrie Pryor; his father, Ed Covey; his mother Judy (Dan) McCay; a daughter, Chelsey Covey; four brothers, Greg Ashby, Brad Ashby, Bruce Ashby and Matt Piper; three sisters, Tina Pharis, Christi Covey and Sherry Townsend; his grandfather, Richard B. ...
G. WILLIAM MARTIN (04/25/06)
G. William Martin, "Bill," of Crisfield, Maryland, died April 20, 2006, in Morgantown, West Virginia, after a short illness. He also lived in Romney, West Virginia, and Knightsville, Indiana. He was born April 10, 1936, in Youngstown, Ohio, to George and Mary (Donald) Martin. ...
HAROLD F. RAY (04/28/06)
Harold F. Ray, Sr. 65, of Brazil, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2006, at Regional Hospital. He was born on September 25, 1940, in Indianapolis, the son of of Betty Phillips Ray and Francis "Ennis" Ray. He married Delores Muncie Ray on July 31, 1959. ...
ROBERT J. "BOB" WAMPLER (04/28/06)
Robert J. "Bob" Wampler, 69 of Carbon, passed away April 24, 2006, in the St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born June 24, 1936. He was a cook on a ship in the U.S. Navy and later worked in the constructing trade and worked trimming trees for Townsend's Tree Service. He enjoyed bingo, gardening, fishing and going to gambling boats...
ELLEN IRENE ALEXANDER (04/27/06)
Ellen Irene Alexander, 80, of Coatesville, passed away Monday morning at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Born Dec. 5, 1925, in Clay County, Ind., she was the daughter of John Edgar and Laura Ester (Harrington) Gummere. She was a graduate of Cory High School. She married Shirrel Alexander on April 6, 1947 and he survives...
DORIS L. FRY (04/27/06)
Doris L. Fry, 85 of Clay City, passed away April 26, 2006, at 10:07 a.m. at the home of her daughter, Pat Hughes. She was born June 13, 1920, in Clay City, the daughter of James F. Michael and Goldia Love Michael. On Oct. 16, 1937, she married Gorge D. Fry. He preceded her in death April 10, 1960...
MARK JEFFERY MARTIN (04/26/06)
Mark Jeffery Martin, 45, of Ferndale, Indiana, died at 8:07 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2006, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. He was born April 22, 1960, in Gary, Indiana, as the son of Robert Louis Martin and Shirley Gordon Martin...
SARA JANE BUCK (04/25/06)
Sara Jane Buck, 80, of Knightsville, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2006, in the Terre Haute Union Hospital. She was born April 10, 1926, in Brazil to Dr. Charles A. and Elsie B. Kantz Brush. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Brazil and loved to read and entertain...
CATHERINE L. LYLE DAVID (04/25/06)
Catherine L. Lyle David, 73, of Chesterton, Indiana, formerly of Roselawn, Indiana, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2006. She was born in Brazil and was a member of the Lake Village Presbyterian Church in Lake Village, Indiana, and was a retired sales clerk with JC Penney in Merrilville, Indiana...
ELLEN IRENE ALEXANDER (04/25/06)
Ellen Irene Alexander, 80, of Coatesville, Indiana, passed away April 24, 2006, at the Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. Survivors include her husband, Shirrell Alexander; a son, William Kumpf Jr.; a daughter, Virginia Boyce; a stepson, Stephen Alexander; sisters, Edith Gummere and Louise Kylander, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren...
DAVID LANGLEY (04/18/06)
David Langley, 40, of Clay County, passed away April 14, 2006, in Clay County due to injuries sustained in a tree trimming accident. He was born June 29, 1965, in Martinsville, Indiana, to Richard T. and Lona J. (Burke) Langley. David had worked with his family in the tree trimming business his entire life. He was a member of the Church of the First Born and enjoyed the out-of-doors, fishing and hunting...
DON W. CORBIN (04/17/06)
Don W. Corbin, 91, of Roachdale, Indiana, died April 15, 2006, at 10:45 a.m. in Mill Pond Health Campus at Greencastle. Born March 11, 1915, at Staunton, he was the son of Ottemar and Tressa Williams Corbin. He married Mary Lucille Chamberlain on Sept. 20, 1941, at Indianapolis. She preceded him in death on Oct. 5, 1999...
MARJORIE R. TARGETT (04/07/06)
Marjorie R. Targett, 78, of Brazil, passed away April 6, 2006, at 4:18 a.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born August 18, 1927, in Knightsville, the daughter of Daniel Wallace and Ruth Bridgewaters Wallace. She graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1945. ...
KATHRYN MARIE KYLE (04/07/06)
Kathryn Marie Kyle, 81, of Seelyville passed away at 10 a.m. April 5, 2006, at her residence. Born January 8, 1925, in Knox Cunty, Indiana, she was the daughter of Harry Ruddell and Ella (Emmert) Ruddell. She was a 1943 graduate of Brazil High School, 1947 graduate of St. ...
THELMA MAE ZENTKO (04/07/06)
Thelma Mae Zentko, 78, of Carbon, passed away April 4, 2006 in the Terre Haute Union Hospital. She was born May 4, 1927, in Brazil to John M. and Mable F. Stoll Vanatti. She was a 1945 graduate of Brazil High School and a member of the 1st Assembly of God Church. ...
ROSINE JEAN MCKEAN (04/06/06)
Rosine Jane McKean, age 87, of Brazil, died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at Holly Hill Healthcare in Brazil. She was born January 17, 1919, in Brazil, Indiana, as the daughter of John and Jeannie Menier McKean. She worked as a custodian for her church and other businesses. Up until her health deteriorated, she attended the Church of Christ on Blaine Street in Brazil...
THELMA MAE ZENTKO (04/06/06)
Thelma Mae Zentko, 79, of Carbon, passed away April 4, 2006, in the Terre Haute Union Hospital. She was born May 4, 1927, in Brazil, Indiana, to John M. and Mable F. Stoll Vanatti. She was a 1945 graduate of Brazil High School and a member of the 1st Assembly of God Church. ...
Linda Lue (Parkins) Sylvester (04/05/06)
On April 3, 2006, at 4:30 a.m. Linda Lue (Parkins) Sylvester passed away. We lost a loving wife, mother, sister and friend. She was born on April 1, 1951. She is survived by her husband, William Joseph Sylvester, son, Timothy Paul Sylvester, grand-children, Chase, Kayla, and Blake, as well as twin sister, Sinda Sue, sisters, Paula, Bettyanne, and brother, Jerry...
CHARLENE J. VANZO (04/04/06)
Charlene J. Vanzo, 62, of Rosedale passed away April 2, 2006, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born August 12, 1943, in Greencastle, the daughter of Harold Parker and Florence Evelyn Bennett Parker. She attended Van Buren High School, and then graduated from Brazil High School. September 30, 1973, she married Thomas Vanzo Jr. She worked at Riddell National Bank from 1970-2000. She enjoyed her years at the bank and retired in 2000 due to a decline in her health...
WANETTA L. SEFTON (04/03/06)
Wanetta L. Sefton, 84, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Indianapolis, died Saturday April 1, 2006, in Baptist Hospital East. She was a retired Marion Co. court recorder in Indianapolis and a native of Clay County, Indiana. She was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority in Indianapolis. ...
RUTH LAWSON (04/07/06)
Ruth Lawson, 76, of Brazil, passed away April 5, 3:40. p.m at Union Hospital. She was born April 25, 1930, in Clay County the daughter of Henry Vanatti and Ida Mae Smith Vanatti. She married Henry Lawson Sr. in 1952. She attended the Assembly of God Church. ...
JOY L. JARVIS (04/07/06)
Joy L. Jarvis, 68 of Brazil, passed away April 6, 2006 at 1:44pm at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born June 14, 1937 in San Angelo, Texas, the daughter of Harry Rainey and Cordie Bledsoe Rainey. She graduated from San Angelo High School. Following high school, she met a young serviceman on an arranged date, and on February 25, 1957 she married Gale L. ...
FRANK D. SMITH (04/11/06)
Frank D. Smith, 71, of Brazil formerly of Norman, Arkansas, passed away in his home April 10, 2006, at 8:15am. He was born July 30, 1934, in Pine Valley, Oklahoma the son of Ross Smith and Mae Anderson Smith. As a young man he worked in construction as a "Climber" in the building of steel towers. ...
SARAH AMANDA SAWYER CARPENTER (04/17/06)
Sarah Amanda Sawyer Carpenter entered into Heaven April 14, 2006. Sally was born Feb. 22, 1912, in Newport, Indiana, to Herbert Sawyer and Elma Reid Sawyer. She graduated from Business College in Indianapolis, Indiana, then worked for several years in the Statehouse. She and her husband, Dr. George Carpenter lived in Brazil, IN until retirement when they moved to Hemet, California. After her husband's death in 2000, she moved to Fort Wayne to be with her daughter, Mrs. Bette Sue Rowe...
Charles C. Littlejohn (04/14/06)
Charles C. Littlejohn, 84, of Avon, Indiana died April 13, 2006, in Danville, Indiana. Born in Brazil, he was the son of Homer and Margaret (Fisher) Littlejohn. Survivors include his wife, Doris Lewis Littlejohn; daughter, Karen Lasky; son, John Littlejohn; brother, Homer Littlejohn Jr.; sisters, Dorothy Bowman and Reulah Patterson; and grandchildren, Tyler and Mikayla Lasky...
CAROL JOAN LANKFORD (04/14/06)
Carol Joan Lankford, 79, of Clay City passed away at 10:10 a.m. April 13, 2006, at her residence. She was born January 14, 1927, in Clay County, Indiana the daughter of Samuel E. Horn and Gladys Bennell Horn. She was a 1945 graduate of Clay City High School. September 6, 1946 she married Warren Dale Lankford, he preceded her in death April 6, 2005...
AMY OLEAN STEVENSON (04/14/06)
Amy Olean Stevenson, 91, of Brazil passed away April 13, 2006, at 8:20 a.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for only one week. She was born August 10, 1914, in Putnam County the daughter of Otto B. Sawyer and Ocie Thomas Sawyer. ...
ROSINE JANE MCKEAN (04/13/06)
Rosine Jane McKean, 87 of Brazil, died at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at Holly Hill Healthcare in Brazil. She was born January 17, 1919, in Brazil as the daughter of John and Jeannie Menier McKean. She worked as a custodian for her church and other businesses. Up until her health deteriorated, she attended the Church of Christ on Blaine Street in Brazil...
FLORINE L. YOUNGBLOOD (04/13/06)
Florine L.Youngblood, 98, of Brazil passed away April 11, 2006, at 6 p.m. at the Clay County Health Center. She was born August 28, 1907, in Clay County the daughter of August Mormans and Margaret Mitscher Mormans. She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ. She enjoyed roses, gardening, crocheting, and embroidery...
MARIE A. VAN HORN (04/12/06)
Marie A. Van Horn, 93, of Coal City, passed away in her home April 11, 2006. She was born May 2, 1912, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the daughter of Charles W. Van Horn Sr. and Minnetta Pearl Blackketter Van Horn. As a young girl she was baptized in the Coal City Church of Christ and was a member. ...
NATALIE JAYNE KIRKLING (04/11/06)
Natalie Jayne Kirkling, 26, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2006, at the Hattie Larlham Foundation, in Manuta, Ohio, where she had been a resident for most of her life. She was born June 11, 1979, in St. Louis, Missouri, to David and Monika (Burcham) Kirkling. Natalie will always be remembered for her smile that she shared with so many who came to know and love her...
PAUL T. COX SR. (04/03/06)
Paul T. Cox, Sr, 81 of Brazil passed away April 1, 2006, at 6:55 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Sept. 26, 1924, in Knightsville, the son of Roy Cox and Carrie Riley Cox. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. On April 18, 1948, he married Mary Ruth Johnson Cox, she survives. ...