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Obituaries from November 2007

Francis J. "Jo-Dee" Rogers (11/30/07)
Francis J. "Jo-Dee" Rogers, 75, Reelsville, died Nov. 30, 2007 at her home. She was born Sept. 10, 1932, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Luther Lawrence Deck and Frances Ioanne Coffee Deck. She was a homemaker and served as secretary for the Wayne Township Fire Department, Indianapolis, for many years...
Ronald James Hoopingarner (11/29/07)
Ronald James Hoopingarner, 76, Brazil, died at 8:46 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m., at Calcutta Cemetery. Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clay County Humane Society, 8280 N. CR 125W, Brazil, IN, 47834...
Fred Jackman Jr. (11/29/07)
Fred Jackman Jr., 78, Bridgeton, died at 11:48 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services are 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, 287 N. Main St., Rosedale, with his son-in-law, Rev. Tim Sherman officiating. Burial will follow at Clear Run Cemetery, Bridgeton...
Ronald James Hoopingarner (11/28/07)
Ronald James Hoopingarner, 76, Brazil, died at 8:46 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 18, 1931, in Brazil, the son of Harold and Donita Summers Hoopingarner. He graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1949 and began a career as a tool and die maker, working at area companies including IBM, Standard Die, Ideal Engineering and Hancor. He married Jeannine Ewing in Greencastle on Aug. 25, 1950...
Fred Jackman Jr. (11/28/07)
Fred Jackman Jr., 78, Bridgeton, died at 11:48 p.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Aug. 16, 1929, in Raccoon Township, Parke County, he was the son of the late Fred Jackman Sr. and Gladys White Jackman. He was a retired carpenter and farmer...
Ronalyn Susan Hart (11/28/07)
Ronalyn Susan Hart, 51, Pleasant Hill, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis. Services will take place at 11 a.m., Friday, at the Lummis Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill, Ill., with Father Louis Dorn officiating. Burial will full military honors will be in Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Ill...
Richard "Dick" Denney (11/28/07)
Richard "Dick" Denney, 76, Brazil, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 26, 2007, at his residence. Services will be at 7 p.m., Thursday (today), in the French Funeral Home with visitation from 4 p.m. until services. Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation in his memory...
Pamela J. Baysinger (11/27/07)
Pamela J. Baysinger, 53, Brazil, passed away on Nov. 25, 2007, at 5:15 p.m., at her residence. No visitation will be set. Graveside services will take place Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, at 11:30 a.m., at Pleasant View Cemetery, Tecumseh, Ind., with Bro. Jacob Raubuch officiating. Burial services will follow at the cemetery...
Cletus Wayne Raab (11/27/07)
Cletus Wayne Raab, 68, Carbon, died at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at his residence. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday with burial to follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
Dortha "Dot" Gwinn (11/27/07)
Dortha "Dot" Gwinn, 46, Carbon, passed away Nov.23, 2007, at Methodist Hospital due to injuries sustained during a traffic accident. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 28, 2007, at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Pastor Tony Alstott officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery...
Ronalyn Susan Hart (11/27/07)
Ronalyn Susan Hart, 51, Pleasant Hill, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis. Born Feb. 1, 1956, in Pittsfield, Ill., she was the daughter of Charles Lewis "Bing" and Virginia Ruth Smith Hart...
Richard "Dick" Denney (11/27/07)
Richard "Dick" Denney, 76, Brazil, passed away Monday evening, Nov. 26, 2007, in his residence. He was born March 9, 1931, in Portland, Ind., to Clyde and Faye (Greer) Denney. He was a 1949 graduate of Portland (Ind.) High School, attended Ball State University and was a U.S. ...
Dortha "Dot" Gwinn (11/26/07)
Dortha "Dot" Gwinn, 46, Carbon, passed away Nov. 23, 2007, at Methodist Hospital due to injuries sustained during a traffic accident. Born Jan. 27, 1961, in Hinton, W. Va., she was the daughter of Millard F. Gwinn and Lena H. Collins (Okulovich). Dotty worked for the Lear Corp., Heartland Automotive and Wal-Mart Distribution in Greencastle for several years, provided full-time daycare for her grandchildren in the past few years, but most recently, she drove a truck with her fiancé for Express One.. ...
Pamela J. Baysinger (11/26/07)
Pamela J. Baysinger, 53, Brazil, passed away on Nov. 25, 2007, at 5:15 p.m., at her residence. She was born Sept. 24, 1954, in Clinton, to Daniel Auterson and Merle Brock Auterson. She was a custodian for Indiana State University. She was preceded in death by her father in 2004...
Cletus Wayne Raab (11/26/07)
Cletus Wayne Raab, 68, Carbon, died at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at his residence. Born Dec. 14, 1938, in Clay County, he was the son of Arvel and Helen Smith Raab. He managed gas stations and also had worked at Great Dane, Pizza Inn and Pinkerton Services...
Arthur W. Neese Jr. (11/26/07)
Arthur W. Neese Jr., 74, Greencastle, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at his residence. Born March 2, 1933, in Clay County, he was the son of Arthur W. and Berneice (Rollings) Neese. He was a graduate of Knightsville High School. He was a United States Navy veteran, having served in the Korean War...
Carol Rose Shields (11/26/07)
Carol Rose Shields, 70, Lewis passed away Nov. 23, 2007, at 5:10 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital following over a yearlong battle with cancer. Services will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with Max Brunton officiating. Cremation will follow. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 p.m. until time of services...
Betty Marie Huffman (11/26/07)
Betty Marie Huffman passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at the Cloverleaf Health Care Facility at the age of 76. Services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, in the First Christian Church in Brazil, with visitation from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, in the church, and again from 9 a.m. until services on Thursday. Burial will be in Clearview Cemetery...
Melvin E. "Hoppy" Cassida (11/25/07)
Melvin E. "Hoppy" Cassida, 77, Greencastle, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at 1 p.m., at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery with V.F.W. Honors...
Louis A. Evans (11/25/07)
Louis A. Evans, 95, Camby, Ind., formerly of New Albany, Ind., died Nov. 20, 2007, at Meadow Lakes Senior Community, Mooresville. No calling hours will be observed. Internment will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, in Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany...
Carol Rose Shields (11/25/07)
Carol Rose Shields, 70, Lewis passed away Nov. 23, 2007, at 5:10 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital following over a yearlong battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 9, 1937, in Greene County the daughter of John and Myrtle Faucett Underwood. She graduated from Linton High School in 1955. As a young girl she worked at the Linton Auto Parts store and was a member of the Delts' Sorority...
Betty Marie Huffman (11/25/07)
Betty Marie Huffman passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at the Cloverleaf Health Care Facility at the age of 76. She was born Feb. 22, 1931, in Brazil, to James and Lola (Love) Smith. Betty graduated from Brazil High School in 1949 and from St. Anthony Hospital of Nursing in 1952...
Dortha Gwinn (11/25/07)
Dortha, otherwise known as "Dotty and Undercover Angel" Gwinn, 46, Carbon, passed away Nov. 23, 2007 at Methodist Hospital due to injuries sustained at a traffic accident. She was born in Hinton, W. Va., Jan. 27, 1961, to Millard F. Gwinn and Lena H. Collins (Okulovich)...
Dortha Gwinn (11/23/07)
Dortha Gwinn, 46, Carbon, passed away Nov. 22, 2007, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Services are currently pending at French Funeral Home, Brazil. A full obituary will appear in Monday's edition of The Brazil Times.
Melvin E. "Hoppy" Cassida (11/23/07)
Melvin E. "Hoppy" Cassida, 77, Greencastle, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007. He was born Feb. 1, 1930, in Cunot to Ezra B. and Inez V. Stwalley Cassida. Mr. Cassida served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Woar. He began working at Frosty Burk Service Station, Cloverdale, as a young man then was employed at International Harvester, Indianapolis. ...
Louis A. Evans (11/23/07)
Louis A. Evans, 95, Camby, Ind., formerly of New Albany, Ind., died Nov. 20, 2007, at Meadow Lakes Senior Community, Mooresville. He was born Nov. 20, 1912, in New Albany, Ind., to the late Charles Isaac and Lillian Patrick Haley Evans. He graduated from New Albany High School. Mr. Evans was the manager of Sillings Buick, New Albany, for many years. He was an avid golfer and formerly was a member of the Elks Club in New Albany...
William "Bill"?E. Beeler (11/23/07)
William "Bill" E. Beeler, 80, Brazil passed away Nov. 19, 2007m at Clay Health Center following a short stay there. Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Revs. Ernie Rush and Richard Pippin officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 4-8 p.m. and again Sunday from noon-2 p.m...
Rosemary Nussel Francis Lowe (11/22/07)
Rosemary Nussel Francis Lowe, 84, Terre Haute, died Nov. 20, 2007. Born Jan. 31, 1923, she was the daughter of George Harrison Nussel and Mary Grimes Nussel. She attended school in Bowling Green, graduating from Fort Wayne North High School. She worked at Quaker Maid canning factory in Terre Haute for 20 years...
William "Bill" E. Beeler (11/22/07)
William "Bill" E. Beeler, 80, Brazil passed away Nov. 19, 2007m at Clay Health Center following a short stay there. He was born Feb. 7, 1927, in Brazil the son of George E. Beeler and Maude Delores Aker Beeler. He attended Brazil High School before joining the U.S. Navy. He served on the USS Flint during World War II and came home to begin working at Arketex Plant for nine years...
William "Bill" E. Beeler (11/20/07)
William "Bill" E. Beeler, 80, Brazil passed away Nov. 19, 2007, at Clay Health Center following a short stay there. He was born Feb. 7, 1927, in Brazil, the son of George E. Beeler and Maude Delores Aker Beeler. He attended Brazil High School before joining the U.S. Navy. He served on the USS Flint during World War II and came home to begin working at Arketex Plant for nine years...
Gerald R. Monday (11/20/07)
Gerald R. Monday, 83, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, passed away Nov. 18, 2007, at 5:25 a.m. at the West Park Healthcare Facility. He was born June 30, 1924 in Bedford, the son of Vitus and Mabel Corbin Monday. He graduated from Bedford High School and he is an alumnus of both Anderson College and Hanover College...
Basil Joseph Masterson Jr. (11/20/07)
Basil Joseph Masterson Jr., 76, Plainfield, formerly of Cloverdale and Mitchell, Ind., died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, in the Yellow Rose Unit of Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born Oct. 10, 1931, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Basil Joseph Masterson Sr. and Retta (Dean) Masterson...
Justin Wayne Snow (11/20/07)
Justin Wayne Snow, 17, Brazil, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will take place Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Lawson-Miller Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday from noon-4 p.m. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery...
Brandee Nicole Siples (11/20/07)
Brandee Nicole Siples, 17, our angel, just got her wings and went home, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007. Services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at French Funeral Home with visitation from 10 a.m. until services in the funeral home. Burial will be in Calcutta Cemetery...
Justin Wayne Snow (11/19/07)
Justin Wayne Snow, 17, Brazil, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Sept. 26, 1990, in Terre Haute, the son of Tim and Donna Shepherd Snow. Justin was a junior at Northview High School. He was a fun-loving boy who loved his Honda 400 EX Quad, hanging out with his friends, listening to his music and working on his vehicles...
Brandee Nicole Siples (11/19/07)
Brandee Nicole Siples, 17, our angel, just got her wings and went home, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007. She was born Aug. 17, 1990, in Terre Haute, to Terry and Pamela Williams Siples. She was a member of the Ebenezer Church, a junior at Northview High School, worked at Taco Bell and liked to work on Camaro's with her boyfriend Cody Wright...
Irma E. Spencer (11/19/07)
Irma E. Spencer, 87, Detroit, formerly of Brazil, left us to join the Lord Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, in Detroit. Graveside funeral services will be 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Cottage Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, at Moore Funeral Home...
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson (11/19/07)
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson, 89, Clay City, died Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2007, at Cloverleaf Nursing Home. Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at Maplegrove Cemetery, with Pastor Bob Dickey officiating. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory...
Mildred L. France (11/19/07)
Mildred L. France, 91, Knightsville, passed away Nov. 17, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday at French Funeral Home with Pastor Dick McShanog officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and again Wednesday prior to services...
William 'Bill' Beeler (11/19/07)
William "Bill" Beeler, 80, Brazil, passed away Nov. 19, 2007, at Clay Health Center. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home.
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson (11/18/07)
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson, 89, Clay City, died Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2007, at Cloverleaf Nursing Home. Born Feb. 13, 1918, in Clay City, she was the daughter of Caswell H. Cooprider and Edith C. (Miller) Cooprider. She was a 1936 graduate of Clay City High School. She was a member of the Nazarene Church of Clay City. She was a housewife and farmer's wife. Her favorite hobby on the farm was feeding her pigs...
Irma E. Spencer (11/18/07)
Irma E. Spencer, 87, Detroit, formerly of Brazil, left us to join the Lord Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, in Detroit. Born Dec. 11, 1920, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Manese and Ruth (Watkins) Grissom. She graduated from Brazil High School. She was baptized at the Second Baptist Church of Brazil at an early age and she was a faithful member until illness caused her to move to Detroit to live with her sister, Yvonne O'Bryant...
Mildred L. France (11/18/07)
Mildred L. France, 91, Knightsville, passed away Nov. 17, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She had been a resident at Cloverleaf Healthcare facility recently. Born Dec. 25, 1915, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Ivan and Mary (Stevenson) Harris...
Alice Lorrayne Wolfe (11/18/07)
Alice Lorrayne Wolfe, 87, Clay City, passed away at 8:35 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, following a lengthy illness. Services for Mrs. Wolfe will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Beech Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 until time of services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Vista Care Hospice, envelopes will be available at the cemetery...
Violet May Anderson (11/16/07)
Violet May Anderson, 73 of Saraland, Ala., formerly of Clay County, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, in Mobile, Ala. Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at French Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Perth Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be held in her honor. Visitation will be Saturday from noon-2 p.m. at the funeral home...
Rita Jo Pyle (11/16/07)
Rita Jo Pyle, loving wife, mother and grandmother, lost her long battle with lung cancer at the age of 65, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at her residence in Selma, Ind. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, at Elm Ridge Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Rush officiating. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home...
Mary A. Massinon (11/16/07)
Mary "Mamie" A. Massinon, 85, Brazil, died at 3:45 a.m., Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. She was born May 23, 1922, in Vermillion County, Ind., the daughter of Richard and Mary (Cunningham) Raybould. She was employed at several area businesses during her lifetime including, Columbia Records, House of Spirits The Bottle Shop, Terre Haute Medical Lab and the offices of Dr. Frank Maurer and Dr. Bob Maurer. She loved her cats, reading and exploring her family geneaology...
Alice Lorrayne Wolfe (11/16/07)
Alice Lorrayne Wolfe, 87, Clay City, passed away at 8:35 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Jasonville, May 24, 1920, to Byrd and Dimple Keller. Mrs. Wolfe married Wallace Wolfe, who preceded her in death after 35 years of marriage...
Rita Jo Pyle (11/15/07)
Rita Jo Pyle, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, lost her long battle with lung cancer at the age of 65, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, at her residence in Selma, Ind. Known for her wonderful smile, she was born Feb. 16, 1942, in Brazil, and moved to Muncie in 1965. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1960. She then attended Ball State Teacher's College, where she met her future husband...
Violet May Anderson (11/15/07)
Violet May Anderson, 73, Saraland, Ala., formerly of Clay County, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, in Mobile, Ala. She was born March 8, 1934, in Sullivan, Ind., the daughter of Vera Lucille Cox Phegley and Carl E. Phegley. She graduated from Brazil High School and later entered in U.S. Air Force. During her stay in the Air Force she met and later married her sweetheart, Kenneth Earl Stacy Anderson. He preceded her in death Dec. 25, 2000...
Ronald B. Dunbar (11/15/07)
Ronald B. Dunbar "Chief," 61, retired Chief Master Sergeant, USAF, was called home on Nov. 9, 2007, following a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at Liberty Christian Fellowship Church, 3195 Air Base Rd., Mountain Home, Idaho...
Harold W. 'Bill' Blundell (11/15/07)
Harold W. "Bill" Blundell, 69, Brazil, passed away at Clay County Health Center Nov. 14, 2007, at 3:50 a.m., following a lengthy illness. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Ernie Rush officiating...
Bernice Likens (11/14/07)
Bernice Likens, 82, Harmony, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at 4:14 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. There will be no services. Cremation will take place and her ashes buried at a later date in Harmony Cemetery. The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed in her honor to the American Cancer Society or to the Clay County Humane Shelter. Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com...
Leland Wayne Sutton (11/14/07)
Leland Wayne Sutton, 83, Brazil, formerly of Ashboro, died at 12:46 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at Holly Hill Healthcare. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Thursday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Rev. Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at Ashboro Cemetery. Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clay County Humane Society, 8280 N CR 125W, Brazil, Ind., 47834...
Hubert A. Peterson (11/14/07)
Hubert A. Peterson, 92, Seelyville, passed away Saturday afternoon at the Cloverleaf Health Center, Knightsville. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Roselawn Funeral Home, Terre Haute, on Friday, Nov. 16. Services will be on Friday at 1 p.m., with Rev. Larry Mathias officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. VFW Post 972 will be performing military graveside rites...
Jack Eugene Willoughby Sr. (11/14/07)
Jack Eugene Willoughby Sr., 60, Poland, died Nov. 12, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. There will be visitation Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007, from 2-3 p.m., at French Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the family.
Ronald B. Dunbar (11/14/07)
Ronald B. Dunbar "Chief," 61, retired Chief Master Sergeant, USAF, was called home on Nov. 9, 2007, following a courageous battle with cancer. Chief, as he was affectionately called, was born on Dec. 18, 1945, in Brazil, to Boone and Erma Dunbar. He was the oldest of five children and the only son...
Harold W. "Bill" Blundell (11/14/07)
Harold W. "Bill" Blundell, 69, Brazil, passed away at Clay County Health Center Nov. 14, 2007, at 3:50 a.m., following a lengthy illness. He was born in Muncie, Aug. 2, 1938, to Paul H. and Alberta E. Ackerman Blundell. Bill joined the United States Navy at the age of 17. He served stateside until being honorably discharged in October 1957...
Leland Wayne Sutton (11/13/07)
Leland Wayne Sutton, 83, Brazil, formerly of Ashboro, died at 12:46 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at Holly Hill Healthcare. He was born May 27, 1924, in Coal City, the son of George and Bertha Roach Sutton. He entered military service in March 1943 and served in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge in 1947. During World War II he participated in the Normandy, Northern France and Central Europe campaigns...
Ronald Erdmann Timm (11/13/07)
Ronald Erdmann Timm, 80, Reelsville, died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007 at his residence. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday (today), Nov. 14 at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor John Stacy officiating...
Terry Lee Adams (11/13/07)
Terry Lee Adams, 64, Brazil, passed away at 12:12 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, in the Clay County Health Center after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. Services will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday (today), Nov. 14, 2007, in the Lawson-Miller Chapel with visitation from 5 p.m. until services. Cremation is scheduled...
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman (11/13/07)
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman, 75, Clay City, passed away at 4:17 a.m., Nov. 12, 2007, following an extended illness. Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Thursday Nov. 15, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastors Julie Western and Gary Tatum officiating...
David B. Dickerson (11/13/07)
David B. Dickerson, 50, lifetime resident of Clay City, passed away unexpectedly at his residence Nov. 11, 2007. Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastors David Clapp and Ray Deeter officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery...
Jack Eugene Willoughby, Sr. (11/13/07)
Jack Eugene Willoughby, Sr., 60, Poland, died Nov. 12, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born June 16, 1947, in Indianapolis, the son of Andrew Jackson Willoughby and Wilma Manuel Willoughby. On Sept. 23, 1988, he married Mary Ann Schiebel, she survives. In his working career, he was a tow-truck driver, worked for Townsend Tree Service and was the maintence supervisor at the truck stop at I-70 and Hwy 231. He also collected and resold metal and cut and sold firewood...
Hubert A. Peterson (11/13/07)
Hubert A. Peterson, 92, Seelyville, passed away Saturday afternoon at the Cloverleaf Health Center, Knightsville. He was born Nov. 5, 1915, in Bellville, Ill., to Charley Peterson and Estella Mae (Chastain) Peterson. He worked for Quaker Maid as a supervisor for more than 30 years, and he was also a firefighter. ...
Bernice Likens (11/13/07)
Bernice Likens, 82, Harmony, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at 4:14 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Jan. 11, 1925, in Bowling Green, Ky., the daughter of Ernest Becham and Eula Lockhart Becham. She was married to Harry Likens, who preceded her in death. ...
(11/12/07)
David B. Dickerson, 50, lifetime resident of Clay City, passed away unexpectedly at his residence Nov. 11, 2007. He was born Feb. 8, 1957, in Linton, to Guy and Jane Ann (Storm) Dickerson. He graduated from Clay City High School in 1975. During high school he was a member of the wrestling and baseball teams lettering in both sports. ...
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman (11/12/07)
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman, 75, Clay City, passed away at 4:17 a.m., Nov. 12, 2007, following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Clay City to Hermit "Hap" and Mary (Rea) Alkire. She graduated from Patricksburg High School with the class of 1950 as the Salutatorian...
Ronald Erdmann Timm (11/12/07)
Ronald Erdmann Timm, 80, Reelsville, died at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007 at his residence. He was born March 13, 1927, in Algonquin, Ill., as the son of Erdman William and Augusta Rehberg Timm. During World War II he served in the US Army, earning the rank of Sergeant. He was honorably discharged from military service Nov. 12, 1946...
Helen Marie Wright Lohrman McClain (11/12/07)
Helen Marie Wright Lohrman McClain, 91, Brazil, passed away at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, at Cloverleaf Health Care. She was born May 22, 1916, in Herrick, Ill., to Roy and Lola (Beaver) Wright. She was a 1934 graduate of Dana High School. In 1951, she married James N. McClain, who passed away in 1981...
Terry Lee Adams (11/12/07)
Terry Lee Adams, 64, Brazil, passed away at 12:12 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, in the Clay County Health Center after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born, July, 12, 1943, in Terre Haute, to Robert G. Adams and Virginia L. Ross Waleski Adams...
Bill J. 'The Barber' Hankins (11/08/07)
Bill J. "The Barber" Hankins, 78, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away late Sunday night at Westridge Healthcare Center. Born May 18, 1929, in Terre Haute, he was the son of William Hankins and Nelda (Brashier) Hankins. He was a United States Army veteran, who served during the Korean War. He owned and operated the Indois Barber Shop for 50 years...
Ruth M. Phillips (11/08/07)
Ruth M. Phillips, 80, Brazil, passed away early Tuesday morning at the Clay County Healthcare Nursing Home. Born May 25, 1927, in Herington, Kan., she was the daughter of Harold Rider Cress and Ninetta Marie (Neusbaum). She was a homemaker. She loved crafts, painting, playing bingo and doing crossword puzzles...
Betty J. Lock (11/08/07)
Betty J. Lock, 59, Marengo, died at 10:45 a.m., Sunday, at Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany. Born Jan. 19, 1948, in Milan, she was the daughter of Harold and Freida (Shadday) Coy. She married Stephen M. Lock on June 6, 1965. She was a homemaker and attended Marengo Wesleyan Church...
Helpful hints on dealing with teenage drivers (11/08/07)
So, your teenage son or daughter wants to drive. Suddenly, driving has become one of the most important things in your child's life. Scary, isn't it? Naturally, you may dread the increase in your auto insurance premiums. However, there is a lot more at stake than higher premiums. As parents, we all share the fear of our children becoming involved in an automobile accident. These concerns are all too often confirmed by the reality of teen crash statistics...
Robert J. "Joe" Arthur (11/07/07)
Robert J. "Joe" Arthur (11/06/07)
Robert J. "Joe" Arthur, 77, of Brazil, passed away at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, in Holly Hills Health Care. He was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Greene County, to Paul and Mary Carmichael Arthur. He graduated from Bloomfield High School and briefly attended Indiana University. ...
Kay William Shaw (11/05/07)
Kay William Shaw, LTCOL, U.S. Army Retired, 67, of Brazil, and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away Nov. 3, 2007, at Royal Oaks Health Care and Rehab Center in Terre Haute, Indiana, after a courageous fight with cancer. Visitation will be 4- 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Moore Funeral Home and again on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Thursday with Pastor Doug Parkey officiating...
Imogene Nobles (11/05/07)
Imogene Nobles, 85, Brazil, died at 3:24 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide funeral services. A private family graveside funeral service will be conducted at Clearview Cemetery. ...
Imogene Nobles (11/04/07)
Imogene Nobles, 85, Brazil, died at 3:24 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born Dec. 8, 1921, in Staunton, as the daughter of Henry and Zelma Elzada Rodgers Nelson. She graduated from Staunton High School. During World War II she worked at Allisons in Indianapolis. She was then employed at Columbia House in Terre Haute until her retirement...
Kay William Shaw (11/04/07)
Kay William Shaw, LTCOL, U.S. Army Retired, age 67, of Brazil, and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away Nov. 3, 2007, at Royal Oaks Health Care and Rehab Center in Terre Haute, Indiana, after a courageous fight with cancer. Kay was born July 18, 1940, in Terre Haute, as the son of Stuart A. and Hazel I. Jackson Shaw...
Richard (Dick) Wayne Newport (11/04/07)
Richard (Dick) Wayne Newport, 71, Waco, Ga., formerly of Brazil, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, in Georgia. Services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at Lawson-Miller Chapel. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Georgia...
Wilbur F. Hickman (11/02/07)
Wilbur F. Hickman, 93, Rosedale, passed away Oct. 30, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services will be Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007 (today), at 11 a.m., at Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, Rosedale, with burial to follow at Rosedale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Parke County Community Foundation, P.O. Box 296, Rockville, Ind. 47872...
Joan Yeager Robinson (11/02/07)
Joan Yeager Robinson, 89, Carbon, died at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, in Indianapolis. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4th, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Monday, at the funeral home with burial to follow at Westlawn Cemetery in Prairie Creek, Ind. ...
Richard (Dick) Wayne Newport (11/02/07)
Mr. Richard (Dick) Wayne Newport, 71, Waco, Ga., formerly of Brazil, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, in Georgia. Mr. Newport was born in Brazil, Jan. 17, 1936, the son of the late Henry Thomas and Bertha Berry Newport. He was of the Baptist faith and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. ...
Dennis McCreery (11/01/07)
Dennis McCreery, 50, born Aug. 10, 1957, to Carolyn and Donald McCreery, died approximately at 8 p.m., Oct. 30, 2007, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at 2 p.m. Pastor Steve Wingert will be officiating. ...
Regina Farris (11/01/07)
Regina Farris, 92, died at 4:46 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at her Brazil home. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. Visitation with the family will be 3:30-4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, at Moore Funeral Home. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. ...
Wilbur F. Hickman (11/01/07)
Wilbur F. Hickman, 93, Rosedale, passed away Oct. 30, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born to Clyde Hickman and Lena Wright, who precede him in death. He is survived by two daughters, Carol Gum and husband Bob, Rosedale, Jane Hadley and husband Andrew, Terre Haute, and one brother, Richard Hickman and wife Jane, Columbus, Ohio...
Joan Yeager Robinson (11/01/07)
Joan Yeager Robinson, 89, Carbon, died at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007. in Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 5, 1917, in Vigo County, to Maurice V. Yeager and Glenn Riggs Yeager. She was a graduate of Purdue University and taught school in Indiana and Lincoln, Ill...