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Obituaries from April 2012

Thomas Leroy Reynolds (04/29/12)
Thomas Leroy Reynolds, 65, Brazil, died Sunday morning, April 29, 2012, at his residence. He was born May 4, 1946, in Terre Haute, as the son of William and Clara Anderson Reynolds. He graduated from Eastern New Mexico University. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Master Tech Mechanic until his honorable discharge...
Norman 'Scott' Frost (04/29/12)
Norman "Scott" Frost, 66, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Aug. 16, 1945, in Sioux City, Iowa, he was the son of Norman A. and Thyra (Lucart) Frost, and was a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 1963...
Obituary Notices (04/29/12)
Maud Tew, 101, Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in Kentucky. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., Monday, April 30, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, with Pastor Dana Coverstone officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Clay County Humane Society, 8280 N. CR 125 W., Brazil, Ind., 47834. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Benjamin Dale Barnett (04/26/12)
Benjamin Dale Barnett, 51, passed away April 22, 2012, in Parker, Ariz. He was born June 12, 1960, in Brazil, to Jim and Juanita Barnett. He was preceded in death by his parents, stepfather James Robert Wright, and nephews James Brandon Barnett and Jashua Dean Barnett...
Doris Mattox (04/26/12)
Doris Mattox, 85, Brazil, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday, at the funeral home, with burial to follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery...
Maud Tew (04/26/12)
Maud Tew, 101, Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in Kentucky. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., Monday, April 30, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, with Pastor Dana Coverstone officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Doris Mattox (04/25/12)
Doris Mattox, 85, Brazil, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center. She was born July 2, 1927, in Terre Haute, as the daughter of Orville and Maude Mulvihill Mattox. She attended Brazil High School. She had worked at CBS and Standard Register in Terre Haute...
Maud Tew (04/25/12)
Maud Tew, 101, Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in Kentucky. She was born Nov. 5, 1910, in Winchmore Hill, Middlesex, United Kingdom, as the daughter of George and Emily Groom Wale. She married Richard Tew Dec. 21, 1929, at St. Albans Herts, in the U.K...
Dwain Patrick Downey (04/25/12)
Dwain Patrick Downey, 71, Brazil, passed away at home April 22, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Services will be Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 1 p.m., at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Pastor Bob Kumpf and Pastor Mike Hay officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Maxine Nevins (04/25/12)
Maxine Nevins, 89, Brazil, passed away April 22, 2012, following a long illness. Graveside services will be Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 4 p.m., at Bee Ridge Cemetery, with Pastor Richard Piatt officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dick Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department, 9423 N. Bradley Lane, Brazil, Ind., 47834...
Dwain Patrick Downey (04/24/12)
Dwain Patrick Downey, 71, Brazil, passed away at home April 22, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Dwaim was born March 29, 1941, in Nortonville, Ky, the son of Boyce and Kathleen (Welch) Downey. Dwain was a part of the Van Buren High School graduating class of 1959...
Maxine Nevins (04/23/12)
Maxine Nevins, 89, Brazil, passed away April 22, 2012, following a long illness. Maxine was born July 16, 1922, the daughter of Isaac "Ike" and Letha (Burger) McVey in Dick Johnson Township, in Clay County. She went to Perth Elementary and Brazil High School, graduating in 1940...
Betty Ann Mogan (04/22/12)
Betty Ann Mogan, 83, Carbon, died at 9:04 a.m., Friday, April 20, 2012, at her residence. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastors Greg Putman and Rick Pressel officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Dora Inez Arnett (04/22/12)
Dora Inez Arnett, 82, Center Point, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Union Hospital due to an extended illness. She was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Collinwood, Tenn., to Oscar and Lillie May Castul Brewer. She worked at the Bluebird Pie Factory, Cincinnati, Ohio, where she met her future husband Evert Lee Arnett. They were married on Nov. 26, 1949...
Dora Inez Arnett (04/20/12)
Dora Inez Arnett, 82, Center Point, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Union Hospital due to an extended illness. She was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Collinwood, Tenn., to Oscar and Lillie May Castul Brewer. She worked at the Bluebird Pie Factory, Cincinnati, Ohio, where she met her future husband Evert Lee Arnett. They were married on Nov. 26, 1949...
Betty Ann Mogan (04/20/12)
Betty Ann Mogan, 83, Carbon, died at 9:04 a.m., Friday, April 20, 2012, at her residence. She was born May 9, 1928 in Brazil, the daughter of Mur and Pauline Cratty Myers. She worked for several years as a secretary for an insurance company and then for the Athletic Department of Lawrence Central High School...
George Daniel Dickerson (04/20/12)
George Daniel Dickerson, 91, Coal Bluff, passed away at his residence Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Per his wishes, cremation is scheduled with a memorial service to take place at 2 p.m., Sunday, at the residence of George Dickerson. Mattox-Wood Funeral Home and crematory was entrusted with the arrangements...
Sarelda Elnora Parr (04/19/12)
Sarelda Elnora "Widdie" Parr, 75, Carbon, died Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born Sept. 30, 1936, in Liberty, Ind., the daughter of the late Marvin Phillip and the late Bertha Mae (Stout) Bayer. On July 26, 1952, she married James Edward Parr in Brazil...
George Daniel Dickerson (04/19/12)
George Daniel Dickerson was born Feb. 12, 1921, to Ollie and Wesley Dickerson. He passed away at his residence in Coal Bluff on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. He married Rosemary Richey on Sept. 18, 1940. She survives. He was preceded in death by his parents, seven brothers and sisters Mattie Hatfield, Emma McConnell, Bob Dickerson, John Dickerson, Goldie Brock, Ed Dickerson and Charlie Dickerson. ...
Clarence E. 'Gene' Stewart (04/19/12)
Clarence E. "Gene" Stewart, 71, Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 5:01 p.m., in Union Hospital. Services will be Friday, April 20, 2012, at 1 p.m., at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, Ind., 47804, with visitation from 11 a.m., until service time...
Clarence E. 'Gene' Stewart (04/18/12)
Clarence E. "Gene" Stewart, 71, Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at 5:01 p.m., in Union Hospital. He was born Aug. 15, 1940, in Terre Haute to Roy Everett Stewart and Mildred McCall Stewart. Gene worked at J.I. Case for 21 years and retired from Otis Elevator in Bloomington...
James 'Jay' Barnette (04/17/12)
James "Jay" Barnette, 89, Brazil, formerly of Greencastle, passed away at Regional Hospital, April 14, 2012, following a brief illness. He was born April 14, 1923, in Virginia, the son of Malum and Stella (Hood) Barnette. Jay served in the United States Army, in Germany, during WWII. After being honorably discharged from the military, he returned home and worked as a carpenter...
Anna Mae Swearingen (04/16/12)
Anna Mae Swearingen, 90, Brazil, passed away April 15, 2012, following a brief illness. She was born Feb. 24, 1922, in Clay County, the daughter of Ross O. Swearingen and Clara Hamm Swearingen. She graduated from Staunton High School, class of 1940...
Obituary Notices (04/15/12)
Lois Joann Yegerlehner, 78, Riley, formerly of Clay City, passed away April 10, 2012, at home, following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, Monday, from 10-11 a.m., at the United Church of Christ, 6414 CR 1550 W., Clay City. ...
Evelyn K. Angleton (04/15/12)
Evelyn K. Angleton, 73, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly April 12, 2012, at her residence. Friends are welcome to join Evelyn's family for graveside services at Cottage Hill Cemetery at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory...
James Carl 'Banjo' Wallace (04/15/12)
James Carl "Banjo" Wallace, 77, Brazil, died at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home, with pastor Jeffrey Harpole officiating...
Julia Jean Morlan (04/15/12)
Julia Jean Morlan, 71, Carbon, passed away at Union Hospital April 13, 2012, after a brief illness. She was born in Greencastle May 28, 1940, the daughter of Dallas and Leaettia (McMurray) King, and graduated from Brazil High School. Julia had worked as a cook for several area nursing homes as well as Bridgeton School...
Catherine Louella Raab (04/15/12)
Catherine Louella Raab, 78, Brazil, died at 5:05 p.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Clay County, the daughter of John Virgil and Madge E. Baughman Rogers. She married Cecil E. Raab Aug. 8, 1953, in Brazil. He preceded her in death May 12, 2006...
Donald Fred Price (04/13/12)
Donald Fred Price, 77, passed away peacefully at the V.A. Medical Center in Indianapolis, Thursday, April 12, 2012, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was born Nov. 3, 1934, in Jasonville, Ind., to Ottie and Ethel Price. Fred delivered milk for the Robert's Dairy, owned Brazil Floor Coverings and retired in 1994 from Grower's Co-Op...
James Carl 'Banjo' Wallace (04/13/12)
James Carl "Banjo" Wallace, 77, Brazil, died at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Aug. 17, 1934, in Clay County, the son of Ben Joe and Nettie Haltom Wallace. He married Jo Ann Bray Aug. 24, 1957. She preceded him in death Sept. 1, 2007...
Evelyn K. Angleton (04/13/12)
Evelyn K. Angleton, 73, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly April 12, 2012, at her residence. She was born in Brazil Sept. 4, 1938, the daughter of Eldon and Bernice (Taylor) Angleton. After graduating from Brazil High School in 1961, she worked for a short time at an insurance company in Indianapolis and then as a caregiver for several local residents...
Gilbert 'Gib' Hassler (04/13/12)
Gilbert "Gib" Hassler, 83, Brazil, passed away April 12, 2012, following a long neurological illness, Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA). Services will be at 1:30 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2012, at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Pastor Tom Hess officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery with military honors...
Margaret Joan Persinger (04/13/12)
Margaret Joan Persinger, 80, Clay City, formerly of Saline City, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services have been entrusted to Moore Funeral Home. A graveside funeral service will be 2 p.m., Monday, April 16, at Summit Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Tom Roeschlein officiating...
Chris Alan Ramey (04/13/12)
Chris Alan Ramey, 59, Carbon, passed away unexpectedly April 11, 2012, at 1:40 a.m., at St. Vincent's in Indianapolis. At his request, cremation has been entrusted to French Funeral Home. A celebration to honor Chris' life will take place Sunday, from 2-4 p.m., at the home of his mother, Nelle...
Lois Joann Yegerlehner (04/13/12)
Lois Joann Yegerlehner, 78, Riley, formerly of Clay City, passed away April 10, 2012, at home, following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, Sunday, April 15, 2012, from 5-8 p.m., and again Monday, from 10-11 a.m., at the United Church of Christ, 6414 CR 1550 W., Clay City. Services will be at the United Church of Christ Monday, at 11 a.m., with Pastors David Jennys and Don Yegerlehner officiating...
Obituary Notices (04/13/12)
Marvin Lee Crafton, 76, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, passed away April 5, 2012, following a long illness. A memorial graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Cottage Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Bryan Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46209. Envelopes will be available at the service. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his remembrance...
Chris Alan Ramey (04/12/12)
Chris Alan Ramey, 59, Carbon, passed away unexpectedly April 11, 2012, at 1:40 a.m., at St. Vincent's in Indianapolis. Chris was born June 14, 1952, in Clay County, the son of Kenneth C. Ramey and Nelle Rose (Fowler) Ramey. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1970, and later graduated from Indiana University with a degree in business...
Obituary Notices (04/12/12)
Marvin Lee Crafton, 76, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, passed away April 5, 2012, following a long illness. A memorial graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Cottage Hill Cemetery, with Pastor Bryan Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Ind., 46209. Envelopes will be available at the service. Visit www.frenchfuneral-home.com to light a candle in his remembrance...
Frieda Jane Corrie (04/12/12)
Frieda Jane Corrie, 87, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 2 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at her residence. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday, April 13, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Friday, April 13, at the funeral home, with Pastor Rich Laskowski officiating...
Pauline Tucker Brown (04/12/12)
Pauline Tucker Brown, 89, Brazil, died at 11:02 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. Visitation will be 3-4 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at Moore Funeral Home. Services will be at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at the funeral home, with Pastor Lyle Monnett officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
James Carl Wallace (04/12/12)
James Carl Wallace, 77, Brazil, died April 12, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Visitation is Tuesday, April 17, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., with a 1 p.m., funeral service at Moore Funeral Home. A full obituary will appear in Saturday's Brazil Times.
Donald Fred Price (04/12/12)
Donald Fred Price, 77, passed away peacefully at the V.A. Medical Center in Indianapolis, Thursday, April 12, 2012, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was born Nov. 3, 1934, in Jasonville, Ind., to Ottie and Ethel Price. Fred delivered milk for the Robert's Dairy, owned Brazil Floor Coverings and retired in 1994 from Grower's Co-Op...
Lois Joann Yegerlehner (04/12/12)
Lois Joann Yegerlehner, 78, Riley, formerly of Clay City, passed away April 10, 2012, at home, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Worthington, Ind., July 29, 1933, the daughter of Ray and Gladys (Thatcher) Collenbaugh. Joann graduated from Worthington High School with the class of 1951, and married Glenden Yegerlehner April 5, 1952...
Margaret Joan Persinger (04/12/12)
Margaret Joan Persinger, 80, Clay City, formerly of Saline City, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Joan was born in Saline City Aug. 16, 1931, to Charles "Chase" and Mary Moody Johnson. On Oct. 1, 1949, she was united in marriage to Max W. Persinger...
Gilbert 'Gib' Hassler (04/12/12)
Gilbert "Gib" Hassler, 83, Brazil, passed away April 12, 2012, following a long neurological illness, Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA). Gib was born Nov. 15, 1928, in Reelsville, Ind., the son of Glenn and Pearl (Schroer) Hassler. Gib graduated from Reelsville High School with the class of 1946...
Frieda Jane Corrie (04/11/12)
Frieda Jane Corrie, 87, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 2 a.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at her residence. She was born May 5, 1924, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Raymond and Thelma Ritcher Christopher. She attended Brazil High School. She married Forrest Corrie who preceded her in death...
Pauline Tucker Brown (04/11/12)
Pauline Tucker Brown, 89, Brazil, died at 11:02 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born Nov. 28, 1922, in Brazil, the daughter of Samuel and Zeta Wilson Tucker. She attended college in Danville, Ill. She was a member of Bee Ridge Church and the Order of the Eastern Star and Amaranth in Brazil...
Terry G. Hines (04/10/12)
Terry G. Hines, 64, Brazil, went to be with the Lord on Easter Sunday, April, 8, 2012, after a two-year battle with cancer. Terry was born June 17, 1947, in Clay County, the son of Paul "Roger" Hines and Lucille Miller Hines. He graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1965, and went on to have a successful career in the field of radiology. Terry started out in x-ray at the Clinton County Hospital in Frankfort, Ind., where he was chief x-ray tech...
Stephen F. Steele (04/10/12)
Stephen F. Steele, 64, Avon, passed away April 9, 2012, in Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. He was born Oct. 1, 1947, in Brazil, Ind., the son of Winton Frederick and Maxine Ellen Hughes Steele. Stephen married Merle Jane Patrick on June 6, 1970, and she survives...
Marvin Lee Crafton (04/10/12)
Marvin Lee Crafton, 76, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, passed away on April 5, 2012, following a long illness. Marvin was born on July 23, 1935, in Clay County, the son of Glenn and Ferne (Stoelting) Crafton. He was reared by Ernest Mills. Marvin was part of the Cory High School graduating class of 1953...
Madison 'Red' Miller Mishler (04/06/12)
Madison "Red" Miller Mishler, 91, Coal City, passed away at Owen Valley Health Campus following a brief illness. He was born Nov. 15, 1920, in Clay County, the son of Martin and Ruth (Miller) Mishler. Madison or "Red," as he was known, began farming as a young man after his father became ill, and continued this career throughout his life...
Kathryn Leith (04/06/12)
Kathryn Leith, 62, Brazil, passed away at 7:23 p.m., March 31, 2012, at Union Hospital. She was born Aug. 27, 1949, in Wyoming, N.Y., to Richard and Charlotte Welch. She was a member of The Annunciation Church in Brazil, worked at the U.A.P. Clinic in Terre Haute...
Samuel R. Ripple (04/05/12)
Samuel R. Ripple, (W9QKF), 71, Watseka, Ill., died peacefully at home on April 4, 2012. He was born May 9, 1940, in Brazil, the son of Sidney R. and Kathryn G. Lucas Ripple. He married Rosada Tarrant in Watseka, Ill., on August 3, 1968. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Rosie, two daughters Tina (Ronald) Francis, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Carrie (Jim) McCain, Milford, Ill., one son Charles (Carol Ann) Ripple, Woodstock, Ill., two grandchildren Samuel and Kate Francis, one sister Kathryn (Duane) Butt, Brazil, one niece Ashley (Allen) Zavela, Mt. ...
Garry Shaffer (04/04/12)
Garry Shaffer, 78, Waldron, Ind., formerly of Brazil, passed away April 3, 2012, at 12:26 p.m., at the Waldron Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born April 12, 1933, in Clay County, the sons of Wayne Shaffer and Doris Corbin Shaffer. Garry graduated from Staunton High School, Class of 1951...
Garry Schaffer (04/03/12)
Garry Schaffer, 78, Waldron, Ind., formerly of Brazil, passed away April 3, 2012. Services will be Saturday, at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, April 6, 2012, from 4-8 p.m., at the funeral home. A full obituary will appear in the Thursday issue of The Brazil Times...
Philip Joseph Salitros (04/02/12)
Philip Joseph Salitros, 88, Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville, April 1, 2012. He was born in Clay County, Oct. 26, 1923, the son of Joseph and Irene (Dowell) Salitros. Phil graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1941...
Christopher Raymond Ziemendorf (04/01/12)
Christopher Raymond Ziemendorf, 41, Brazil, took his journey to heaven March 29, 2012, at his residence. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m., on Tuesday, April 3, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m., at the funeral home with Steve Ward officiating...