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Obituaries from April 2008

Janet Rae Parke (04/30/08)
Janet Rae Parke, 62, Brazil, died Friday, April 25, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A visitation with the family will take place from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, at shelter No. 10 in Forest Park, Brazil, and a memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m., with burial of the ashes to follow at Restlawn Cemetery...
Janet Rae Parke (04/27/08)
Janet Rae Parke, 62, Brazil, died Friday, April 25, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born Jan. 7, 1946, in Indianapolis, as the daughter of Raymond and Sarah Mitchell Jones. She graduated from Ben Davis High School. She married William R. Parke, who has preceded her in death. She attended the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in Brazil...
Dr. Mark A. Thomas (04/27/08)
Dr. Mark A. Thomas, 45, Brazil, died April 26, 2008, at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born March 15, 1963, in Clay County, the son of Amos and Mary Griswold Thomas. As a young boy, Mark had a love of learning and he never gave up his search for knowledge...
Bernard Vincent Bussing (04/25/08)
Bernard Vincent Bussing, 73, North Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Brazil, passed away peacefully in his home April 24, 2008, at 2:20 a.m., after a long battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 30, 1934, in Brazil, the son of Raymond "Si" Bussing and Marjorie Fisher Bussing...
Doris E. (Byers) Hoffman (04/25/08)
Doris E. (Byers) Hoffman, 83, Indianapolis, passed away Friday, April 25, 2008. She was born April 19, 1925, in Perth, Ind., to Lawrence and Eva Byers. Doris graduated from Bridgeton High School in 1943, and married Hubert A. Hoffman in 1948. She retired from her position as a data specialist at J.C. ...
Carl R. Pugh (04/25/08)
Carl R. Pugh, 62, Brazil, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, April 24, 2008, at 3 a.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, following an extended illness of cancer He was born March 15, 1946, in Indianapolis, to Edward Elroy Pugh and Mary Jennie Thomas Pugh...
Bernard Bussing (04/24/08)
Bernard Bussing, 73, of Fort Myers Fla., formerly of the Brazil area, passed away early Thursday, April 24, 2008, following an extended illness. Services are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil.
James Andrew McKenzie II (04/24/08)
James Andrew McKenzie II, 46, Terre Haute, died at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2008, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. He was born May 12, 1962, in Terre Haute, as the son of James Andrew and Phylis J. Riker McKenzie. Following graduation from high school, he worked as a water works supervisor with the Seelyville Water Works and as a truck driver for BTI Trucking, Brazil...
James L. Shaw (04/24/08)
James L. Shaw, 78, Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at his residence. He was a retired Boilermaker, Local 374. Jim was born in East Chicago, Ind., Aug. 22, 1929, to James Sydney Shaw and Esta Westfall Shaw. Jim became a boilermaker in 1947 and retired in 1991. ...
Lester Harry Miller Jr. (04/22/08)
Lester Harry Miller Jr., 86, Brazil, died at 11:02 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Sept. 26, 1921, in Ashboro, Ind., as the son of Lester H. and Louise Lawrence Miller. He graduated from Ashboro High School with the Class of 1939. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army with the 16th Signal Battalion, spending 25 months in the Pacific Theatre before his Honorable Discharge. He married Mary O. Harris, May 21, 1943...
Ival Lloyd Lane (04/22/08)
Ival Lloyd Lane, 82, Bainbridge, passed away at Hendricks Regional Health Tuesday, April 22, 2008. He was born on Aug. 30, 1925, in Decker, Ind., to Frank and Jessie Decker Lane. Ival served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII along with his brothers, Hershel, Ellis and Herb. He was first Sergeant in the Combat Infantry, serving under Patton, 65th Halibert. He received the Combat Infantry Badge in 1945 followed by the Bronze Star Medal...
Margaret F. "Hammy" Harris Marshall (04/21/08)
Margaret F. "Hammy" Harris Marshall, 89, Clarksville, Ind., formerly of Salem, died at 9:15 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 2008, at Westminster Health Care Center, Clarksville. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. She was a retired dairy farmer and a member of Fort Hill Church of Christ and Community Club No. 31...
Brandon Logan Fagg (04/21/08)
Brandon Logan Fagg, 11-days-old, passed away at Union Hospital, Saturday, April 19, 2008, due to a congenital illness. He was born April 8, 2008, to John Paul and Jennifer Rene Cosantino Fagg. He is survived by his parents, sisters Caitlynn and Kimberly Fagg, grandparents Rick and Pam Barnhart, Vanita Webber, and Art and Sharon Snider, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins...
Freda M. Northrop (04/20/08)
Freda M. Northrop, 96, Clay City, died April 19, 2008, at 9:30 a.m., at her daughter's home with her family at her side. She was born Dec. 25, 1911, in Pimento, the daughter of Cecil Sharpe and Della Payne Sharpe. On April 5, 1931, she married Ralph W. Northrop. She and her husband moved to Clay City many years ago, and they were the owners of Ralph's Market, established in 1949...
Jack Edward Braden (04/20/08)
Jack Edward Braden, 63, Brazil, died at 11:17 a.m., Saturday, April 19, 2008, at his residence. Jack was born Sept. 10, 1944, in Brazil, as the son of Clarence Albert and Dorothy Brown Braden. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1962. He joined the U.S. Army in November 1966 and served in an Army combat unit in Vietnam. By executive order, Jack was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement in ground operations against hostile forces in the Republic of Vietnam...
Margaret M. Hayes (04/17/08)
Margaret M. Hayes, 90, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died April 17, 2008. She was born June 5, 1917, in Harmony, the daughter of Andrew Hamilton and Rose Britton Hamilton. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1935. On July 4, 1936, she married Claude L. Hayes Jr. She and Claude owned and operated the Hayes Brothers Market in Brazil for many years. He preceded her in death July 8, 1991...
Lavern "Vern" E. Stultz (04/17/08)
Lavern "Vern" E. Stultz, 79, Brazil, died at 4:50 a.m., Thursday, April 17, 2008, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born March 11, 1929, in Lena, Ind., he was the son of James and Bertha Jones Stultz. He had been employed in a local clay tile factory and then worked for 30 years until his retirement at the Terre Haute Gas Corp. He married Jenna Frye on March 12, 1948. They had recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary...
Leatha H. Rogers (04/17/08)
Leatha H. Rogers, 98, Terre Haute, formerly of Carbon, died at 4:04 p.m., April 16, 2008, at Meadows Manor North, Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 28, 1909, in Raccoon Township, Parke County, as the daughter of Jasper Earl and Rona Archer Hansel. She married Kenneth Floyd Rogers April 20, 1935. He preceded her in death Jan. 8, 1978...
James M. Mitchell (04/16/08)
James M. Mitchell, 80, Cloverdale, Ind., died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at The Waters in Greencastle, Ind. He was born Dec. 22, 1927, in Indianapolis, the son of William Andrew Mitchell and Bertha Alice (McGuire) Mitchell. A World War II Army veteran, Mitchell returned home to become a motor vehicle service driver of the United States Postal Service in Indianapolis...
Anna K. Roeschlein Bridgewater (04/16/08)
Anna K. Roeschlein Bridgewater, 83, Brazil, our beloved Mother and Grandmother, went to be with her Lord and Savior April 14, 2008. She resided at Holly Hills for the past five months. Mom liked being there and gained many new friends with her witty personality...
Norma A. Corrie (04/16/08)
Norma A. Corrie, 83, Brazil, died April 15, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare facility. She had been a resident there for the past two years. She was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Clay County, as the daughter of Ray and Lillian Hibbs Holland. She was proud to say that during World War II, she worked as a welder in a plant in Terre Haute making everything from bedpans to ammunition for the war effort...
Vilgae M. Weddle (04/08/08)
Vilgae M. Weddle, 92, Cory, died at 6 a.m., April 7, 2008, at his residence. Services will take place at 5 p.m., today, at Mattox-Fox Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1543 Terre Haute, with Rev. Owen Youngblood officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, Riley...
Robert M. Sinders (04/15/08)
Robert M. Sinders, 76, Brazil, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at Meadows Manor East Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute. Born Feb. 23, 1932, in Center Point, he was the son of Herman and Katherine (Shafer) Sinders. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1950 and was drafted into the Army in 1956 with an Honorable Discharge in October 1962...
Betty Jean White (04/15/08)
Betty Jean White, 81, Brazil, died at 5 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, 2008, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born June 11, 1926, in Brazil, as the daughter of James H. and Jeanetta Fern Williams Anderson. Following graduation from high school, she married Charles Andrew White, June 19, 1948, in Mecca, Ind...
Melva Jean Caldwell (04/15/08)
Melva Jean Caldwell, 77, Bainbridge, died April 14, 2008, at Westside Healthcare, Indianapolis. She was born the daughter of James P. Boone and Gladys Norris Boone. Survivors include her former husband, W. Franklin Caldwell, three sons, Jeffery F. Caldwell and wife Becky, Indianapolis, Daniel J. ...
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton (04/14/08)
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton, 87, passed away at Garden Villa Nursing Home, Bloomington, Ind., April 10, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born in Macedonia, Ill., April 6, 1921, to Marshall and Ethel Gibbs Carlton. He graduated from McLeansboro, Ill., High School in 1940. He served as an airplane mechanic, in the Air Force, during World War II...
Robert T. Screen (04/14/08)
Robert T. Screen, 86, Rosedale, died Sunday, April 13, 2008, at Holly Hills Healthcare. He was the son of William Screen and Isabel Robinson Screen. Survivors include his wife Helen Mikels Screen, one son Robert M. Screen and wife Rita, Linton, daughter Carolyn J. Smith, Brazil, two sisters, one brother, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton (04/13/08)
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton, 87, passed away at Garden Villa Nursing Home, Bloomington, Ind., April 10, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born in Macedonia, Ill., April 6, 1921, to Marshall and Ethel Gibbs Carlton. He graduated from McLeansboro, Ill., High School in 1940. He served as an airplane mechanic, in the Air Force, during World War II...
Sgt. Virgil Lee Phillips (04/11/08)
Sgt. Virgil Lee Phillips, 24, Loogootee, Ind., passed away Nov. 2, 1950, after his position was overrun by a massive Chinese attack in North Korea, near the Chinese border. He was born Nov. 13, 1925, in Loogootee, the son of Charlie and Sara Jane (Gates) Phillips...
Virginia M. Dickerson (04/11/08)
Virginia M. Dickerson, 86, Winfield, Ala., formerly of Linton, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at Golden Living Center of Winfield. Born in Brazil, on Dec. 7, 1921, she was the daughter of Phillip and Vinessie (Moore) Blair. She married Richard L. Dickerson on March 23, 1941...
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton (04/11/08)
Rev. Samuel Edward Carlton, 87, passed away at Garden Villa Nursing Home, Bloomington, Ind., April 10, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born in Macedonia, Ill., April 6, 1921, to Marshall and Ethel Gibbs Carlton. He graduated from McLeansboro, Ill., High School in 1940. He served as an airplane mechanic, in the Air Force, during World War II...
Golden Erdle (04/11/08)
Golden Erdle Golden Erdle, 86, Terre Haute, died April 11, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Dec. 30, 1921, in Seelyville, she was the daughter of Clarence and Tressie (Latta) Modesitt. She was the sixth and final child of this marriage as her father, Clarence, died three weeks before she was born...
John W. Boswell (04/10/08)
John W. Boswell, 86, Greenwood, died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Greenwood Convalescent Center. Born March 11, 1922, in Greencastle, to Alva and Pearl (Ellis) Boswell. Boswell served the nation in the Navy during World War II. He was retired after working as Chief of Security for Chevrolet, Indianapolis...
Emanuel Ray Welch (04/09/08)
Emanuel Ray Welch, 79, Brazil, died at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Holly Hill Healthcare, Brazil. He was born Feb. 19, 1929, in Terre Haute, as the son of Charles and Rita Leach Welch. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War until he was Honorably Discharged. ...
Floyd Eugene Jenkins (04/08/08)
Floyd Eugene Jenkins, 85, Knightsville, died at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. He was born Feb. 18, 1923, in Diamond, Ind., as the son of William E. and Victoria A. Walton Jenkins. He attended school in Bridgeton. ...
Larue Morris (04/08/08)
Larue Morris, 88, Brazil, died April 7, 2008, at 11:55 p.m., at her residence. She was born Jan. 19, 1920, in Harco, Ill., as the daughter of David Sloan Law and Oaka May Sexton Law. She graduated from Michael Reese Hospital Nursing Program and was a registered nurse...
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix (04/08/08)
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix, 81, Brazil, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2008, while a patient at Davis Gardens Healthcare Center in Terre Haute. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., today, at Moore Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Pippin officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Nancy L. Clarke (04/08/08)
Nancy L. Clarke, 69, Terre Haute, formerly of Jasonville, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at the Royal Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute. Services will take place at 2 p.m., today, at McClanahan-Lee Funeral Home, 631 E. Main St., Jasonville, with Pastor Mark Messmer officiating. Burial will be at Peavey Cemetery, Howesville...
Nancy Allen (04/08/08)
Nancy Allen, 37, formerly of Brazil and Ohio, died March 18, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services took place March 20, 2008, at Cottreff-Gooch Funeral Home, Rosedale. Burial took place in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Mansfield.
Nancy L. Clarke (04/07/08)
Nancy L. Clarke, 69, Terre Haute, formerly of Jasonville, died Saturday, April 5, 2008, at the Royal Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute. She was born March 12, 1939, in Terre Haute. She was a homemaker. She married Micholas A. "Bud"?Clarke. He preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 2000...
Nancy Allen (04/07/08)
Nancy Allen, 37, formerly of Brazil and Ohio, died March 18, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Allen attended Brazil schools and lived in Ohio before returning to Indiana. Survivors include parents Don and Janet Trout, Nokomis, Fla., daughters Samantha Fox, Mt. ...
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix (04/07/08)
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix, 81, Brazil, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2008, while a patient at Davis Gardens Healthcare Center in Terre Haute. Although a lifelong resident of Brazil, Rev. Hendrix resided the last year of his life at Bethesda Gardens of Terre Haute...
Vilgae M. Weddle (04/07/08)
Vilgae M. Weddle, 92, Cory, died at 6 a.m., April 7, 2008, at his residence. Born Feb. 27, 1916, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Earl Jeffers and Ethel Romas Jeffers. She was a retired teacher, having taught for 27 years at Cory, Bowling Green and Van Buren Elementary Schools...
Helen Dorothy Harris (04/06/08)
Helen Dorothy Harris, 70, Dana, Ind., formerly of Brazil, died at 7:15 p.m., Friday, April 4, 2008, at Royal Oaks Healthcare, Terre Haute. She was born Feb. 14, 1928, in Brazil, as the daughter of Richard Wayne and Mary Lawson Harris. Following graduation from Brazil High School, she attended Indiana State University...
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix (04/06/08)
Rev. Marshall Walter Hendrix, 81, Brazil, passed away at 3:15 a.m., Saturday, April 5, 2008, while a patient at Davis Gardens Healthcare Center, Terre Haute. Although a lifelong resident of Brazil, Rev. Hendrix resided the last year of his life at Bethesda Gardens, Terre Haute...
Thelma Lorene Wright (04/04/08)
Thelma Lorene Wright, 95, Brazil, passed away at 11:55 a.m., Tuesday, April 1, 2008, in the Daviess Community Hospital. She was born Feb. 16, 1913, in Brazil, to George William and Nellie V. Allen Wright. She was a member of the Brazil First United Methodist Church...
Willie Orman (04/04/08)
Willie Orman, 91, Brazil, passed away April 3, 2008, at his residence with his family at his side. Born Jan. 29,1917, south of Bowling Green, to James and Allie Orman. He graduated from Patricksburg High School in 1936. In 1938, he married the love of his life Dorothy Stigler. ...
Betty Jane Cooksey (04/03/08)
Betty Jane Cooksey, 79, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, died at 6:20 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, 2008, at Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle. She was born Oct. 17, 1928, in Bellefontaine, Ohio, as the daughter of Benton and Mary Winkler Grantham. She graduated from Van Buren High School with the Class of 1946. In addition to raising her family, she had been employed at Hills Department Store in Terre Haute and as a nurses' aide...
Jane Elaine Atkinson (04/01/08)
Jane Elaine Atkinson, 79, Redford, Mich., formerly of Carbon, died Saturday, March 29, 2008, in Southfield, Mich. She was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Louisville, Ky., as the daughter of William and Evelyn Pfenninger Siegrist. Following graduation from the Louisville Girls High School in 1946 she attended the University of Louisville School of Music. She married Arthur Wayne Atkinson on June 23, 1951, in Louisville, Ky...
Wilma Mae Reese (04/01/08)
Wilma Mae Reese, 88, Brazil, died at 5:37 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born in Illinois on Sept. 21, 1919, as the daughter of John E. and Ethel Auten Reese. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Beryl Hutchins, Gayle Floyd Brown, Hester Reese, Marie Michaels and Lillian Reese Brothers, and brothers, Howes, John, Harry and Wilbert Reese...