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Obituaries from August 2007

Wilma R. Sands (08/31/07)
Wilma R. Sands, 92, Indianapolis, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at Crown Hill Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Greene at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007. Memorial gifts are asked to be given to the donor's favorite charity...
Willeta Jean Gossman (08/31/07)
Willeta Jean Goffman, 83, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, died at 3:05 p.m., Aug. 29, 2007, at Meadows Manor East Convalescent Center, Terre Haute. Services will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday (today) at Callahan-DeBaun Funeral Home, 2425, Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, with Rev. Rebecca Zelensky officiating. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery...
Kathy J. "Tat" Mathis (08/31/07)
Kathy J. "Tat" Mathis, 58, Brazil passed away Aug. 31, 2007, at 8:20 a.m. at Harborside Healthcare Facility, following an extended illness. She was born Sept. 30, 1948, in Clay County the daughter of Albert and Betty Berry Mathis. Survivors include her siblings, Annette Brown of Plainfield, Suzanne Neier of Brazil and Scott Mathis and his wife Freeda of Williamsport; four nephews Greg Brown, Jason Brown and wife Kathy, Andrew Mathis and Adam Mathis; one great-nephew Tyler Brown; great-niece Reese Brown.. ...
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison (08/31/07)
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison, 90, Knightsville, passed away at 5:50 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Cloverleaf Healthcare. Services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, in the Lawson-Miller Chapel, with visitation from 11 a.m. until time of service...
Wilma R. Sands (08/31/07)
Wilma R. Sands, 92, Indianapolis, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. She was a comptroller for P.R. Mallory for 34 years, retiring in 1979 and was a member of the Indianapolis Business and Professional Women's Association, the White Cross Guild and Pink Ladies of Methodist Hospital, Chi Sigma Phi Sorority, and was a founding member of the Heron-Morton Place Association, where she owned and restored several houses...
Willeta Jean Gossman (08/31/07)
Willeta Jean Goffman, 83, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, died at 3:05 p.m., Aug. 29, 2007, at Meadows Manor East Convalescent Center, Terre Haute. Born March 16, 1924, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Harlen Raymond Roeschlein and Harriett Ann Deakins Roeschlein...
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison (08/29/07)
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison, 90, Knightsville, passed away at 5:50 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Cloverleaf Healthcare. She was born May 8, 1917, in Clay County, to the late Charles and Caroline Parr. She attended Van Buren High School. She played guitar in a band at an early age...
Eloise Girton (08/29/07)
Eloise Girton, 74, Parrish Fla., passed away Aug. 22, 2007. A gathering of friends will be held Thursday, Aug. 30 (today), 2007, from 4-6 p.m. at French Funeral Home, Brazil. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.
John Edward Johnson (08/29/07)
John Edward Johnson, 71, Bridgeton, died Aug. 24, 2007, in Jeffersonville. Services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday (today) at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, Rosedale. Burial will be at Clear Run Cemetery, Bridgeton.
Taira Jackson (08/29/07)
Taira Jackson, 42, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, died Aug. 26, 2007, at Union Hospital. Services will be at French Funeral Home at 11 a.m., Sept. 1, 2007, with Rev. Mel Sorenson officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services...
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison (08/29/07)
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison, 90, Knightsville, passed away at 5:50 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Cloverleaf Healthcare. She was born May 8, 1917, in Clay County, to the late Charles and Caroline Parr. She attended Van Buren High School. She played guitar in a band at an early age...
Eloise Girton (08/29/07)
Eloise Girton, 74, Parrish Fla., passed away Aug. 22, 2007. Born in Terre Haute, she moved to Bradenton, Fla., in 2004, from Brazil. She was of Methodist Faith. Survivors include her daughter, Maryellen Tracy; brothers Louis Wailly, Larry Rice, Ronald Wailly; sisters, Dorothy Stevenson, Frances Eder, Mary Kay Wailly-Masse; grandchildren, Chelsey, Courtney and Emma and several nieces and nephews...
Jerry Lee Buchholz (08/29/07)
Jerry Lee Buchholz, 60, Sparr, Fla., formerly of Clay County, died Aug. 27, 2007, at 4:15 a.m. Funeral service with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at French Funeral Home, Brazil, with burial to follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m...
Mazo Schroer Rollings (08/28/07)
Mazo Schroer Rollings, 96, Mooresville, died at 10:05 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, in the Meadow Lakes Nursing Home, Mooresville. Services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, in the Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1721 E. National Ave., Brazil. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at the funeral home...
Bernard W. Muncie (08/28/07)
Bernard W. Muncie, 87, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died Aug. 25, 2007. He retired from American Airlines in 1982, where he was employed as a supervisor. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church...
Carolyn Faye Keyt (08/28/07)
Carolyn Faye Keyt, 65, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 9:08 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. Visitation will be 10 a.m- noon Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be noon Wednesday. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
John Edward Johnson (08/28/07)
John Edward Johnson, 71, Bridgeton, died Aug. 24, 2007, in Jeffersonville. He was the son of August and Bessie (Sanders) Johnson. He married Linda Staples Johnson. Survivors include his wife, daughter Regina Martin and husband Peter; son Randy Johnson and wife Donna; four step-sons and one step-daughter...
Taira Jackson (08/28/07)
Taira Jackson, 42, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, passed away Aug. 26, 2007, at Union Hospital following an extended illness. Born Jan. 6, 1965, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Glen and Dorothy Marie Ann Jackson. Taira graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1983. During high school, she played basketball, tennis and was a member of the marching band. She attended the Nazarene Church and worked as a beautician for Glen and Ann's Barber Beauty Mart...
Jerry Lee Buchholz (08/28/07)
Jerry Lee Buchholz, 60, Sparr, Fla., returned home to Brazil in July to be close to his family during his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family when he passed away at his mother's home on Aug. 27, 2007, at 4:15 a.m. He was born Sept. 24, 1946, in Clay County, and was the son of George and Agnes Buchholz...
Mazo Schroer Rollings (08/27/07)
Mazo Schroer Rollings, 96, Mooresville, died at 10:05 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, in the Meadow Lakes Nursing Home, Mooresville. Born July 2, 1911, in Clay County, she was the daughter of August and Mary Albright Schroer. She was a homemaker, a member of the Poland Zion Church and the Women's Guild...
Carolyn Faye Keyt (08/27/07)
Carolyn Faye Keyt, 65, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 9:08 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. Born March 10, 1942, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Donald and Blanche Stewart Thompson. Following graduation from Van Buren High School, she attended nursing school at Ivy Tech and pursued a career as a nurse until her retirement. She worked as a nurse at Clay County Hospital for 20 years and another 10 years at the State Farm facility...
Hazel L. Mace (08/22/07)
Hazel L. Mace, 85, of Center Point, died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, at her residence. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Thursday at Maple Grove Cemetery near Clay City to bury her cremated remains with Pastor Howard Hughes officiating. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information...
Verna Lee Hill (08/22/07)
Verna Lee Hill, 68, Pinckney, Mich., died Aug. 18, 2007, with her loving family at her side. A healing farewell will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday (today) at Dexter United Methodist Church with visitation set from 10 a.m. until time of service. Leave a message of comfort for Verna Lee's family at 877-231-7900 or visit her guestbook at borekjennings.com...
Burl Keith Burch (08/22/07)
Burl Keith Burch, 69, Bowling Green, died at 2:29 p.m., Aug. 19, 2007, at Union Hospital following an extended illness. Services will be at French Funeral Home, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at 11 a.m. with Revs. Richard Pippin and Mindy Huffman officiating...
Winston Dude Baker (08/22/07)
Winston Dude Baker, of Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following an apparent heart attack. Services are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel. A full obituary will appear in Thursday's Brazil Times or visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory...
Laurena Ila Zurcher Tiefel (08/21/07)
Laurena Ila Zurcher Tiefel, 81, Clay City, died at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007, in the Clay County Health Center. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, in the Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, with visitation from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home prior to services...
Verna Lee Hill (08/21/07)
Verna Lee Hill, 68, Pinckney, Mich., died Aug. 18, 2007, with her loving family at her side. Born Feb. 11, 1939, in Pana, Ill., she was the daughter of Jesse and Dorothy (Llewelyn) Mills. She married her loving husband David Hill on Aug. 30, 1958, in Brazil...
Burl Keith Burch (08/21/07)
Burl Keith Burch, 69, Bowling Green, passed away at 2:29 p.m., Aug. 19, 2007, at Union Hospital following an extended illness. He was born in Clay County, August 21, 1937 to Walter and Esta Crawley Burch. Burch graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1955. Following his service in the military he attended college at Indiana State University for 3 years...
Laurena Ila Zurcher Tiefel (08/20/07)
Laurena Ila Zurcher Tiefel, 81, of Clay City, passed away at 3:30 PM, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007 in the Clay County Health Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1926, in Clay County to Peter and Verna Thomas Zurcher. On October 27, 1946 she married William D. Tiefel. ...
Hazel L. Mace (08/20/07)
Hazel L. Mace, 85, Center Point, died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007 at her residence. She was born March 27, 1922 in Clay County, as the daughter of Curt and Pearl Fielden Mattox. On March 30, 1941 she married Russell Mace who preceded her in death...
Rowena Sue Wylie (08/17/07)
Rowena Sue Wylie, 66, Brazil, died at 3:05 p.m.,. Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Asbury Towers, Greencastle. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Friday (today). Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday (today) with Elder Walter Allee and Elder Jack Allee officiating...
Lola Margaret "Peg"_Hardman Parrish (08/17/07)
Lola Margaret "Peg"_Hardman Parrish, 88, Greencastle, formerly of Cloverland, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Putnam County Hospital. Private services will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, at a later date. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral home, Greencastle...
Shawna Diann Cubel (08/17/07)
Shawna Diann Cubel, 37, Brazil, died at 11:45 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 2007. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday (today) at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m._Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Fred Bault officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Lola Margaret "Peg" Hardman Parrish (08/16/07)
Lola Margaret "Peg" Hardman Parrish, 88, Greencastle, formerly of Cloverland, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Putnam County Hospital. Born July 5, 1919, in Cloverland, she was the daughter of William Martin and Blanche Kauble Hardman. She married Robert Joseph Parrish on Sept. 14, 1938...
Rowena Sue Wylie (08/15/07)
Rowena Sue Wylie, 66, of Brazil, died at 3:05 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Asbury Towers in Greencastle, Ind. She was born Oct. 1, 1940, in New Mexico as the daughter of Samuel C. and Lelia E. Reeves Wylie. Following high school and college she worked as a photographer in Texas and at Pell Photo in Brazil and worked as a waitress in California. She was a member of Predestinarian Baptist Church...
Rowena S. Wylie (08/14/07)
Rowena S. Wylie, 65, Brazil, died at 3:05 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Asbury Towers, Greencastle, Ind. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information...
Hazel M. Quick (08/14/07)
Hazel M. Quick, 94, Brazil, died at 7:05 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, at Holly Hills Health Care Facility. Born Oct. 2, 1912, in Hillsdale, Ind., she was the daughter of Charles Frederick Farner and Nina Ethel Smith Farner. She graduated in 1932 from Montezuma High School...
Evelyn Ilene McClain (08/14/07)
Evelyn Ilene McClain, 77, Frankfort, formerly of Clay County, died at 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, at her residence. Born May 27, 1930, in Carbon, she was the daughter of John Robert and Fay (Tribble) Egloff. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1948 as co-valedictorian. She received her bachelor's degree from Indiana State Teacher's College in 1952 and her master's in 1953...
Mary Jayne Bozeman Davidson (08/14/07)
Mary Jayne Bozeman Davidson, 93, Brazil, died at 6:50 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Clay Health Center in Brazil. Born Feb. 23, 1914, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Miller Monce. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1931...
Shawna Diann Cubel (08/14/07)
Shawna Diann Cubel, 37, Brazil, died at 11:45 a.m., Monday, Aug. 13, 2007. Born June 2, 1970, she was the daughter of Donald Francis and Donna England Cubel. She attended Northview High School and continued her education at Ivy Tech College. She had been employed with her family in the ceramic flooring business. She was a member of the Rock Run Church...
Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater (08/14/07)
Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater, 70, Brazil, went home to be with Jesus, Friday, August 10, 2007, at his home following an extended illness. Born July 30, 1937, in Brazil, he was the son of William Jasper and Norma Elizabeth Steele Bridgewater. He was united in marriage to Carole Ann Rollo on July 20, 1958...
Virgil E. "Buggs" Trout (08/13/07)
Virgil E. "Buggs" Trout, 74, Brazil, died at 7:45 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, in Terre Haute Union Hospital. Born March 15, 1933, in Clay County, he was the son of Virgil H. and Helen Orndorf Trout. On March 6, 1952, he married Mary Ann Casassa Trout...
Joan Manning Haverluck (08/13/07)
Joan Manning Haverluck, 68, Brazil, died Saturday, August 11, 2007, at St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, after a brief illness. Although raised in Hopkinsville, she was a native of Humphreys County, Tennessee. Born Nov. 8, 1938, she was the daughter of John W. and Marguerite Stanford Manning. She had been a homemaker and was a Methodist...
Illa E. (Frye) Grady (08/13/07)
Illa E. (Frye) Grady, 99, Pendleton, formerly of New Castle, died late Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2007, at the Rawlings House Nursing Home in Pendleton following an extended illness. Born Nov. 9, 1907, in Brazil, she was the daughter of James and Alice (Cotton)_Frye...
William J. "Bill" Frost (08/13/07)
William J. "Bill" Frost, 102, Brazil, died Aug. 11, 2007, at 10:38 p.m. at Holly Hills Healthcare Faciliity. Born Oct. 6, 1904, in Harmony, he was the son of Mander Frost and Minnie Lawson Frost. He graduated in 1923 from Van Buren High School. He also graduated from Brown Business College...
Mary Jane Bozeman Davidson (08/13/07)
Mary Jane Bozeman Davidson, 93, Brazil, died at 6:50 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Clay Health Center in Brazil. Bortn Feb. 23, 1914, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Miller Monce. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1931...
Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater (08/13/07)
Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater, 70, Brazil, went home to be with Jesus, Friday, August 10, 2007, at his home following an extended illness. Born July 30, 1937, in Brazil, he was the son of William Jasper and Norma Elizabeth Steele Bridgewater. He was united in marriage to Carole Ann Rollo on July 20, 1958...
Daniel Joe Minnick (08/12/07)
Daniel Joe Minnick, 56, of Brazil, passed away Aug. 10, 2007, at 3:30 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born July 6, 1951, in Clay County; the son of Earl and Mildred Chambers Minnick. He was a graduate of Brazil High School, Class of 1970...
Mildred Viola Clutter Arvin (08/12/07)
A beautiful spirit, Mildred Viola Clutter Arvin, "Mickie," died Aug. 7, 2007, surrounded by her loved ones in Dallas. Born Oct. 7, 1911, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Clarence Clutter and Maude May Nichols. She met her love Hubert Wayne Arvin while working for a doctor and they married under her parent's apple tree in 1934...
Larry Eugene Shaffer (08/09/07)
Larry Eugene Shaffer, 73, of Terre Haute, Ind., passed away Aug. 7, 2007, at 2:40 p.m. at Regional Hospital following a battle with lung cancer which began on Dec. 6, 2006. He was born on April 5, 1934 to Eugene Shaffer and Eva Maesch in Staunton, Indiana. He was joined in holy matrimony to Loretta Mae Smith Aug. 21, 1951 in Henderson, Kentucky. He served proudly for his country in the Korean War from 1951 to 1954...
Jan Etta Diane Paullus (08/07/07)
Jan Etta Diane Paullus, 59, Brazil, died at 7:10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 6, 2007, at her home surrounded by her family. Born Nov. 11, 1947, in Clay County, she was the daughter of William Gale and Norma Jones Atkinson. She attended Annunciation Catholic School and was a graduate of Brazil High School...
Wanetta Helen Girton (08/07/07)
Wanetta Helen Girton, 88, Brazil, died at 2:15 p.m., Aug. 6, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following an extended illness. Born March 1, 1919, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Edward and Pearl Mullins Phillips. She worked for many years as a hand packer at the Pillsbury plant in Seelyville...
Wallace L. Smith (08/06/07)
Wallace L. Smith, 80, rural Brazil, died Aug. 2, 2007, at his residence. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army. He was employed for many years at Custodis-Hamon in Brazil. He has chosen cremation and there will be no funeral services. Cremation services were provided by Moore Funeral Home...
William Robert Huff (08/06/07)
William Robert Huff, 90, Brazil, died Saturday morning at his residence. Born Aug. 6, 1916, in Staunton, he was the son of George H. and Vida Robertson Huff. Following high school, he attended Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and began a long career as a chemical engineer, retiring from the U.S. Department of Energy...
Marvin Jane "Marty" Martin Myers (08/03/07)
Marvin Jane "Marty" Martin Myers, 62, Clay City, died at 2:45 a.m., Aug. 1, 2007, in her residence. Born March 18, 1945, in Lebanon, she was the daughter of Emerald J. and Mary Frances Harlos Martin. She was the 1963 valedictorian graduate of Patricksburg High School...
Juanita M. Booe (08/03/07)
Juanita M. Booe, 79, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay City and Brazil, died at 12:40 p.m., July 31, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born April 29, 1928, in Malden, Mo., she was the daughter of Daniel and Nancy Pope. She was married to Donald Booe. He preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 1995...
Carroll G. "Jack" Stark Jr. (08/02/07)
Carroll G. "Jack" Stark Jr., 87, Terre Haute, died Tuesday at his residence. Born May 31, 1920, in Blackstone, Va., he was the son of Carroll Stark Sr. and Pearl Daniely Stark. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and member of Torpedo Squadron Eight. He received the Presidential Unit Citation award and was Chief Petty Officer...
Wanda P. Batchelor (08/01/07)
Wanda P. Batchelor, 82, Brazil, died July 30, 2007, at Community North Hospital, Indianapolis. Born April 16, 1925, in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Arthur and Esther Clark Murphy. She attended Ashboro High School. On Dec. 8, 1941, she married Thomas V. Batchelor. He preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 1990...