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Obituaries from June 2009

Lucy B. Hayes (06/30/09)
Lucy B. Hayes, 89, Brazil, died at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Oct. 16, 1919, in Mississippi as the daughter of William and Lucy Harris Jenkins. She graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1937. She married Roy B. Hayes in 1937. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and had worked at CBS Records in Terre Haute for 13 years before her retirement...
Clara M. Schultz (06/29/09)
Clara M. Schultz, 97, Brazil, died June 28, 2009, at 1:45 a.m., at her residence with her family by her side. She was born Dec. 13, 1911, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Harlan and Frances Goldman Eppert. Her family moved to Brazil when she was a young girl and she graduated from Brazil High School. On Dec. 24, 1929, she married Fred Schultz and together they raised their family. Fred owned and operated Fred's East End Market and Clare took care of the family...
Theodore F. Harrington (06/26/09)
Theodore F. Harrington, 50, Portland, Ind., passed away Friday evening at his residence. He was born in Linton, Dec. 13, 1958, the son of Leslie and Betty (Simmons) Harrington. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1977 and worked as a mechanic most of his life...
Brother Dale Dickison (06/24/09)
Brother Dale Dickison, 77, Brazil, died June 23, 2009, at the Vermillion Convalescent Center following an extended illness. He was born May 22, 1932, in Clay County, the son of Abraham Dickison and Ethel Emma Howard Dickison. He attended Wools Elementary School and then later attended Staunton High School. He served two tours in the U.S. Army and also served in the Naval Reserve. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and was stationed on the front lines during the Korean War...
Violet Maxene Mullican (06/23/09)
Violet Maxene Mullican, 94, Avon, died Monday, June 22, 2009. She was born March 21, 1915, in Terre Haute, as the daughter of John B. and Tressie McCoy Hammond. She was preceded in death by her parents and both her husbands Kenneth Kuhn and Harvey Mullican...
Jacquelyn Jeanne Mehne (06/22/09)
Jacquelyn Jeanne Mehne, 79, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and great friend to so many, passed away June 16, 2009, at Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Texas. She will be greatly missed by all...
Alberta Louise (Stearley) Woodburn (06/21/09)
Alberta Louise (Stearley) Woodburn passed from this life Friday, June 19, to be with her Lord. "Her children will rise up and call her blessed," Prov. 31:28. She was born March 3, 1923, on a farm near Brazil, to William and Leatha (Brown) Stearley. Alberta graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1941. She married her beloved husband of 67 years and childhood sweetheart Harold J. Woodburn on Jan. 31, 1942, and has resided in Indianapolis for 63 years...
Wendell Wayne Thomas (06/19/09)
Wendell Wayne Thomas, 94, Greencastle, died June 18, 2009, at the Putnam County Hospital. He was born Feb. 20, 1915, in Parke County, the son of Frank S. Thomas and Hazel Fern Wood Thomas. He served his country during World War II as a First Class Seabee and was discharged in 1946...
Jeffrey Lee Jones (06/18/09)
Jeffrey Lee Jones, 49, died June 12, 2009, in Harlingen, Texas. He was born in Brazil, Jan. 12, 1960, to Gordan Lee, and Novadean Bennett Jones. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Vern and Bethel Bennett. He is survived by his wife Yolanda McCormick, son Robert Lee McCormick, Harlingen, Texas, four grandchildren Robert Adrian, Sydney Leigh, Alyson Dee and Nathanial McCormick, father Gordan Lee Jones, West Palm Beach, Fla., mother Novadean Bennett, Pflugerville, Texas, sister Tracy Douglas, and brother Scott McCormick, Pflugerville, Texas and grandmother Eva McCormick, Twin Falls, Idaho.. ...
Terry Ray Haughee (06/18/09)
Brett W. Risner (06/17/09)
Brett W. Risner, 27, San Diego, Calif., formerly of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 13, 2009. He was born in Terre Haute, May 7, 1982, to Donald and Deborah Risner. Brett graduated from Northview High School with the class of 2000. Following high school he attended IUPUI in Indianapolis, and later achieved his B.S. ...
Elmer Trout (06/16/09)
Elmer Trout, 77, Brazil, died at 3:38 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born July 14, 1931, in Clay County, as the son of Otis and Grace James Trout. He graduated from Brazil High School and began a career as owner and operator of T&S TV Services. In recent years, he had also worked as a corrections officer with the Indiana Department of Correction until his retirement...
Ted "Shorty" B. Smith (06/16/09)
Ted "Shorty" B. Smith, 68, Clay City, passed away June 15, 2009, at Union Hospital, following a rather brief illness. He was born in Terre Haute, Jan. 3, 1941, to Edwin M. and Anita (Fears) Smith. Ted graduated from Garfield High School with the class of 1959. ...
Mae L. Turner (06/15/09)
Mae L. Turner, 94, Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville, June 15, 2009. She was born Dec. 28, 1914, in Lena, to Ernest and Catharine (Stallcop) Underwood. She graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1933. Mrs. Turner married Melvin E. Turner Jan. 1, 1935. She was a member of the Cross Lane Community Church and the Berea Christian Church and Past President of the Homemakers Extension Club, as well as a leader of the Clay County 4-H Busy Bees Club for many years...
Rosella C. Moss (06/12/09)
Rosella C. Moss, 84, Brazil, passed away June 11, 2009, following a lengthy illness. Rosella was the wife of Dr. B.L. Moss and the mother of Lona Lee Yeager and husband Stephen, Sandra Kay Eppert and husband David and Shelley Lyn Nash. She was the grandmother of Stephanie Lee Stiles, Kerstin Alana Land, Robert Jacob Yeager, Aaron Nicholas Eppert, Zachary David Eppert and Jason Lee Nash...
David Nairn, Jr. (06/10/09)
David Nairn, Jr., 71, Cory, died June 9, 2009, at Methodist Hospital unexpectedly. He was born July 30, 1937, in Clay County. the son of David Nairn and Christina Glineur Nairn. He graduated from Bridgeton High School. On July 4, 1964, he married Melanie Mattox Nairn, and she survives. As a young man, he worked at Arketex and then later he worked as truck driver for CBS in Terre Haute. He retired in 1982 after working there for 24 years...
Florence E. Jones (06/07/09)
Florence E. Jones, 98, Brazil, passed peacefully from the bonds of this earth into the arms of her Heavenly Father Sunday, June 7, 2009, at 12:40 p.m., surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 27, 1911, in Cory, the daughter of Charles John and Rose Ann (Brock) Kaelber...
John "Jack" B. Harper I (06/07/09)
John "Jack" B. Harper I, 83, Harmony, passed away Sunday morning at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil following an extended illness. He was born July 6, 1925, to John Claude and Alma Josephine (Britton) Harper. Mr. Harper attended Harmony Elementary and later graduated from Van Buren High School...
Doris M. Wetnight (06/04/09)
Doris M. Wetnight, 87, Brazil, died June 3, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center. She has been a resident there for years. She was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Sullivan, the daughter of Jesse Mahurin and Ester Parker Mahurin. During her working years, she found employment at A & P and CBS in Terre Haute and Windbreaker Plant in Brazil...
Spc. Nathan Bradley Haring (06/03/09)
Spc. Nathan Bradley Haring, 25, stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, and a resident of Brazil, passed away May 29, 2009. He was born Feb. 14, 1984, to Tod Haring and Dawn Lewicki. He graduated from Northview High School with the class of 2002. He joined the United States Army when he was a senior in high school and attended Boot Camp at Fort Benning, Ga...
Pamela Maureen Batchelor (06/03/09)
Pamela Maureen Batchelor, 50, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 2, 2009, at 10 p.m. She was born Aug. 2, 1958, in Gary, Ind., to Allen and Betty (Shannon) Garnett. She graduated from Hobart High School. Following high school she began working as a medical transcriptionist. ...
Curtis Lee Hogan (06/02/09)
Curtis Lee Hogan, 49, Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday morning, June 2, 2009, at Union Hospital. He was born on Feb. 7, 1960, in Terre Haute, to Jerry and Patricia (Tennis) Hogan. Curtis worked as a carpenter, and was an avid fisherman, and he loved to sketch and draw...
Anna Myers (06/02/09)
Anna Myers, 60, Brazil, devoted mother, grandmother, sister, wife, and great friend to so many went to be with the Lord June 1, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. She will be greatly missed by all. She was born Dec. 14, 1948, in Dana, Ind., as the daughter of Robert Jefferson and Martha Pawley Haase. ...
Bill Joe Came (06/01/09)
Bill Joe Came, 73, Center Point, died Sunday, May 31, 2009, at St. Vincent Seaton Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis. Bill was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Terre Haute, as the son of David George and Mary Osmon Came. He graduated from Rose Polytechnic Institute and began a career as an aerospace engineer...