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Obituaries from February 2012

Annis Ilene Cooper Craig Shaughnessy (02/29/12)
Annis Ilene Cooper Craig Shaughnessy, 73, Brazil, passed away Feb. 28, 2012, at 5:40 p.m., at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 15, 1938, in Clay County the daughter of Walter Mason Cooper and Frances Tilley Thompson Cooper. ...
Lona Marie Montgomery (02/29/12)
Lona Marie Montgomery, 87, Brazil, passed away Feb. 28, 2012, at Cloverleaf Health Center. Lona was born July 10, 1924, in Monticello Kentucky the daughter of Robert "Red" Sullivan and Mattie Lou Carrender. She enjoyed taking care of her flowers in her free time, where she was known to have guests stop to admire her flowers at her home. She also took pride in her Pentecostal faith and her family. Lona volunteered at the Clay County Food Pantry for more than seven years...
Elizabeth R. "Betty" Clevenger (02/29/12)
Elizabeth R. "Betty" Clevenger, 90, Greencastle, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 17, 1921, in Kennard, Ind., to the late Russell and Laura (Sullivan) Hedrick. Elizabeth retired from Gas America in 1986 after 25 years of service. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Shirley and past worthy Matron and grand representative to South Dakota and Shirley Christian Church...
Dr. Harlan Boyd Moss (02/27/12)
Dr. Harlan Boyd Moss, 90, Indianapolis, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 4, 1921, in Terre Haute, as the son of Herschel L. and Bessie O. Nicoson Moss. He served in the U.S. Army as a physician from 1945-46. He began practicing family medicine in Indianapolis and later became a Board Certified Surgeon and practiced surgery in Indianapolis from 1961 until 1994...
Anita Louise McIntire (02/27/12)
Anita Louise McIntire, 70, Brazil, died at 6:55 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at her residence. She was born Dec. 18, 1941, in Muncie, as the daughter of Adrian Brown and Dorothy Goshern Vickies. She married Robert "Bob" McIntire Jan. 31, 1958. She enjoyed shopping at flea markets, bingo, needlework, and spending time with her grandchildren...
Obituary Notices (02/26/12)
Florence "Shug" Paris Cook, 78, Brazil, died Feb. 22, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. Funeral services will take place Monday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m., at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Burial will be at Mannan Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net...
John Donald Terril (02/26/12)
John Donald Terril, 85, Brazil, died Saturday morning, Feb. 25, 2012, at his residence. He was born Aug. 2, 1926, in Clay County, as the son of Boyd and Josephine Dewey Terril. He married Jean Marie Baysinger, who has preceded him in death. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War...
Ruby P. Heck (02/23/12)
Ruby P. Heck, 91, Winamac, Ind., previously of Brazil, died Feb. 22, 2012, at 3 p.m., at Pulaski Health Care Center, Winamac. She was born Aug. 5, 1920, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Cale and Rachel Stevens Price. She was first married to William (Bud) Pugh, who passed away in 1969. She was then married to Raymond Heck, who passed away in 2002...
Florence 'Shug' Paris Cook (02/23/12)
Florence "Shug" Paris Cook, 78, Brazil, passed away on Feb. 22, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born on Jan. 21, 1934, in Owen County, Ind., and was the daughter of the late Ross Myrl and Mary Caroline (Pullen) Paris. She was a retired school bus driver for Clay Community Schools and was a member of the Wesley Chapel Church at Brazil...
Joseph L. Maccarone (02/22/12)
Joseph L. Maccarone, 63, Carbon, passed away unexpectedly, at his home Feb. 20, 2012. Joe was born Dec. 27, 1948, in the Bronx, New York City, New York, the son of Louis Joseph and Mary (Basasi) Maccarone. Joe graduated from Christiana High School with the class of 1967...
Robert Eugene Nelson (02/21/12)
Robert Eugene Nelson, 80, Brazil, died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Feb. 28, 1931 in Clay County, as the son of Elbert L. and Lena Trueblood Nelson. He began farming in 1947 and also worked at S&G Excavating until recently. He was married to Clara Stedman. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953--1955...
James R. 'Jimmy' Grey (02/20/12)
James R. "Jimmy" Grey, 60, Brazil, died Feb. 20, 2012. He was born July 16, 1951, in Clay County, the son of Warren Grey and Virginia Devlin Grey. He graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1969. On Aug. 31, 1973, he was united in marriage to Luann Young Grey...
Darrell R. Moore Jr. (Dink) (02/20/12)
Darrell R. Moore Jr., 53, (Dink), went to be with the Lord Feb. 17, 2012. He was born Jan. 3, 1959, to Darrell Sr., and Dinah (Waymire) Moore. He attended Brazil High School, class of 1977. He then joined the National Guard. He was a veteran of the Desert Storm War...
Debra Lynn Cox (02/20/12)
Debra Lynn Cox, 59, Brazil, passed away at her home Feb. 19, 2012, with her family at her side. She was born May 11, 1952, in Clay County, the daughter of Jim Gerber and Mabel Johnson Gerber. She graduated from Van Buren High School, class of 1970. On Aug. 25, 1985, she married Delbert R. Cox. He survives...
Norma Gail Cress (02/14/12)
Norma Gail Cress, 84, Brazil, was called home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. Her family was by her side. She was born Aug.6, 1927, in Vigo County as the daughter of Lloyd W. and Blanche Irwin Clossin of Parke County...
George Thomas Edwards (02/14/12)
George Thomas Edwards, 90, Brazil, passed away Feb. 13, 2012, following a short illness with his family by his side. George was born Aug. 28, 1921, the son of George and Anna (Syster) Edwards. He enlisted with the United States Army in 1942 and served three years in European tour. Some of the decorations he received were: American Theater Ribbon, EAME Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal and Victory Medal World War II...
Nancy Elaine Ewing (02/12/12)
Nancy Elaine Ewing, 59, Greenwood, Ind., passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born March 19, 1952, in Clay County, as the daughter of Myron and Charlotte Stoelting Nicoson. Following graduation from high school, she continued her education, earning two masters degrees...
Daniel Warren Myers (02/10/12)
Daniel Warren Myers, 90, passed away Feb. 10, 2012, at 9:02 a.m., at Union Hospital. He was born March 12, 1921, in Clay County, the son of Henry David Myers and Ruth Thomas Myers. Following high school, he served his country in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater for three-and-a-half years...
Mary Nell McDonough (02/10/12)
Mary Nell McDonough, 86, Brazil, Ind., died at 1 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at her residence surrounded by family. She was born March 15, 1925, in Praireton, Ind., as the daughter of Carl C. and Lula Mae Danberry Reeves. She married Charles P. McDonough Jan. 20, 1948. She was a member of Regular Predestined Otter Creek Baptist Church...
David G. Hunter (02/10/12)
David G. Hunter, 93, Brazil passed away Feb. 8, 2012, at Cobblestone Crossing. He was born May 7, 1918 in Clay County the son of John "Stick" Hunter and Mae Comparon Hunter. He graduated from Brazil High School and lived all his life in Brazil. He started work at an early age with a small wagon delivering newspapers for The Brazil Times. ...
Sarah E. Schnurpel (02/10/12)
Sarah E. Schnurpel, 75, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital Feb. 8, 2012 following a lengthy illness. She was born as one of 13 children, on April 6, 1936, in Brazil, Ind., the daughter of Edward Lee and Ethel (Crabb) McKinney...
Marilynn J. Dragan (02/08/12)
Marilynn J. Dragan, 85, Knightsville, formerly of Mansfield, Ind., passed away Feb. 8, 2012m at Cloverleaf Health Care following an extended illness. Marilynn was born in Chicago, Ill., July 22, 1926, the daughter of Rocco and Agetha (Jorgunson) Melillo...
Gary Wayne Sellmer (02/08/12)
Gary Wayne Sellmer, 58, Indianapolis, died Feb. 7, 2012, at his residence. He was born Jan. 20, 1954, in Indianapolis, the son of Dr. George W. and F. Rosalind Westfall Sellmer. Gary attended Nora Elementary School and Roosevelt Military Academy in Aledo, Ill...
Paul Dixon Proctor Jr. (02/07/12)
Paul Dixon Proctor Jr., 53, Cookeville, Tenn., formerly of Brazil, passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. He was born April 4, 1958, to Paul Dixon Proctor Sr., and Dorothy (Coomer) Proctor in Clay County. He graduated from Brazil High School class of 1977...
Betty J. Moore (02/07/12)
Rev. Betty J. Moore, 74, Indianapolis, passed from this life on Feb. 6, 2012, at the Manor Care Indy South in Indianapolis. She was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Indianapolis to the late Shirley F. and Beulah Elizabeth (Huddleston) Payton. Betty was a homemaker most of her life. She also worked for Arco Springs in Indianapolis and Camp Atterbury...
Virginia M. Walker (02/07/12)
Virginia M. Walker, 95, Brazil, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Regional Hospital. She was born on Jan. 12, 1917, in Terre Haute to Henry and Martha (Weese) Kimple. She married Charles S. Walker, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 10, 2007. Virginia enjoyed traveling with Charlie and went on many bus tours throughout the United States...
W. Mitchell Price (02/06/12)
William Mitchell Price, 18, Knightsville, formerly of Cloverdale, died Feb. 5, 2012, at his residence. He was born March 18, 1993, in Clay County, the son of William Darin Price and Laura L. Waugh. As a little boy, he played CYL football, YMCA basketball and baseball. He played freshmen basketball and baseball while in school at Cloverdale...
Claudia Hall (02/05/12)
Claudia Hall, 69, Brazil, passed away Feb. 4, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil, where she had been a resident for the past three years. She was born in Indianapolis, July 9, 1942, to Harry G. and Phoebe "Jane" (Cooksey) Irvin. On Aug. 6, 1971, she married Jackie E. Hall in the Second Armored Division Chapel by an Army Chaplain at Fort Hood, Texas...
Melvin E. Turner (02/05/12)
Melvin E. Turner, 100, Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville, Feb. 4, 2012. Melvin was born in Hoosierville, Ind., Nov. 23, 1911, the son of Samuel and Anna Turner. Melvin graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1929...
Shirley Ann McCollister (02/03/12)
Shirley Ann McCollister, 79, Brazil, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Jan. 26, 1933, in Brazil, Ind., as the daughter of Albert and Lucille Graves Gullifor. She graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1951...
Ilagene 'Genie' Dolores Kirchner McCammon (02/03/12)
Ilagene "Genie" Dolores Kirchner McCammon, 87, Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. She was born March 12, 1924, on the family farm in Clay County to Lillian (Butt) and Charles Kirchner. She was preceded in death by her parents and her older brothers and their wives: Glen (Ruby) Kirchner, and Samuel (Martha) Kirchner, and brothers-in-law Winston "Dude" Baker and Jack McCammon...