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Obituaries from June 2012

Carol Unger Smith (06/29/12)
Mrs. Carol Unger Smith, 75, New Albany, Ms., formerly of Lebanon, Ind., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County, Ms., of natural causes. She was born on July 15, 1936, in Randolph County in Young America, Ind., to the late Russell and Louise Unger...
Frederick Leon Adamson (06/27/12)
Frederick Leon Adamson, 89, Brazil, died Tuesday evening, June 26, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. He was born Dec. 8, 1922, in Lena, Ind., as the son of Phil H. and Reba LaRue Adamson. He graduated from Bridgeton High School. He married Marjorie Mercer Oct. 20, 1942...
James Richard Fisher (06/28/12)
James Richard Fisher, 73, Brazil, joined his parents Carl and Lucille Brush Fisher, brother "Tink," and daughter Terri Lynn on June 26, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., in heaven. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A graveside burial service at Calcutta Cemetery will be scheduled at a later date...
Obituary Notices (06/28/12)
Dorothy Nell Reichert, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 13, at Union Hospital. Services and burial will be at a later date in Pine Bluff, Ark. In her memory, donations can be made to your favorite charity. Mattox Wood Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements...
James Richard Fisher (06/27/12)
James Richard Fisher, 73, Brazil, joined his parents Carl and Lucille Brush Fisher, brother "Tink," and daughter Terri Lynn on June 26, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., in heaven. He was born Nov. 4, 1938, in Clay County. He graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1956...
Judith Rose Barnett (06/26/12)
Judith Rose Barnett, 63, Brazil, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 17, 1949, in Vigo County, as the daughter of William Henry and Ehelberta Ross Phillips. She graduated from West Vigo High School. She married Russell Barnett in 1973. She had been employed as a hair dresser, as a secretary for the Clay County Winterization office and at Bemis Bag Company in Terre Haute...
Mary Lou Forbeck (06/26/12)
Mary Lou Forbeck, 84, Terre Haute, passed away at 7:20 a.m., on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, in Davis Gardens Health Center. She was born in Prairieton, Ind., on Sep. 6, 1927, to William Little and Lola Caton Little. She is survived by her husband Bernard Forbeck, Jr...
Donald Lee Howard (06/26/12)
Indiana native Donald Lee Howard passed away June 18, after a courageous six-year battle with cancer. He was 75. After graduating from Franklin Township High School in 1955, Don served in the Army Reserves with a MASH unit. He attended Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, and began his engineering career at Indiana Gear Works, Indianapolis...
Alice Mary Burk (06/26/12)
Alice Mary Burk, 60, Brazil, died Saturday, June 23, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. She was born July 6, 1951, in Danville, Ill., as the daughter of Herbert Wm. and Elsie F. Bowler Dixon Sr. She completed nursing training and had worked as a LPN. She attended the Church of the Living Christ in Harmony...
Vernon Wendall Baughn (06/26/12)
Vernon Wendall Baughn, 96, Clay City, went to be with the Lord on June 25, 2012, with his family by his side. Vernon was born on April 20, 1916, in Greene County, the son of Harley and Ina (Haywood) Baughn. Vernon was a graduate of Marco High School...
Ronald L. Allender (06/25/12)
Ronald L. Allender, 69, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 22, 2012, at Union Hospital. He was born in Indianapolis, Oct. 17, 1942, the son of Wallace and Helen (Hardin) Allender. Ron was raised in Mooresville, Ind., and graduated from Mooresville High School. He also graduated from Purdue University in 1972, with a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering...
Obituary Notices (06/24/12)
Kenny T. Jackson, 33, Mansfield, Ind., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following a brief illness. Services will be at French Funeral Home, Brazil, Monday, June 25, 2012, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Terre Haute. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kenny's memory to a charity of your choice. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in Kenny's memory...
Dorothy Nell Reichert (06/24/12)
Dorothy Nell Reichert, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 13, at Union Hospital. Services and burial will be at a later date in Pine Bluff, Ark. In her memory, donations can be made to your favorite charity. Mattox Wood Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements...
Ronald L. Allender (06/24/12)
Ronald L. Allender, 69, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 22, 2012, at Union Hospital. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil, Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 7 p.m., with Rev. Doddie Stone officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday, from 4 p.m., until time of service...
Dorothy Nell Reichert (06/22/12)
Dorothy Nell Reichert, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 13, at Union Hospital. She was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Greenville, Ms., to Holland Harris and Eileen Brown Harris. She was a retired school teacher from Clay County School Corp. She will be missed by two brothers James Harris and wife Nell, Tulsa, Okla., and Jerry Harris, Ft. Worth, Texas, two sisters JoAnn Backoff and husband James, Reno, Nev., and Shirley Vela, Reno, Nev., five nieces and six nephews...
Kenny T. Jackson (06/22/12)
Kenny T. Jackson, 33, Mansfield, Ind., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following a brief illness. Services will be at French Funeral Home, Brazil, Monday, June 25, 2012, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Terre Haute. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Sunday, from 4-8 p.m...
Joseph R. Lovett Jr. (06/22/12)
Joseph R. Lovett Jr., 63, Brazil, went to be with the Lord June 20, 2012. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Moore Funeral Home, 142 N. Washington St., at 11 a.m., with Pastor John Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Kenny T. Jackson (06/21/12)
Kenny T. Jackson, 33, Mansfield, Ind., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following a brief illness. Kenny was born July 10, 1978, the son of Thomas and Crystal (Gulley) Jackson. He attended Northview High School and was currently working at Exhibit A Plastics as a Machine Operator...
Joseph R. Lovett Jr. (06/21/12)
Joseph R. Lovett Jr., 63, Brazil, went to be with the Lord June 20, 2012. Joe was born July 24, 1948, the son of Joseph R. and Rose A. (James) Lovett. Mr. Lovett owned and operated his own construction company and was a member of the Calvary Tabernacle Apostolic Church in Terre Haute...
Timothy 'Tim' L. Sullivan (06/19/12)
Timothy "Tim" L. Sullivan, 49, Brazil, passed away June 18, 2012, at home following a battle with cancer. Tim was born in Seymour, Ind., Dec. 3, 1962, the son of Everett and Sherry (Cornett) Sullivan. Tim graduated from VanBuren High School with the Class of 1981 and received an associate's degree in criminal justice from Vincennes University two years later...
James K. Bucklin (06/17/12)
James K. Bucklin, 53, Carbon, passed away on June 16, 2012, in his home after a short battle with cancer. He was born on Feb. 8, 1959, in Brazil, to James B. and Patricia (Martin) Bucklin and was preceded in death by his mother. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1977 and worked as a heavy equipment operator. For the past 17 years he was employed by S&G Excavating and was a member of IOUE Local 841...
Betty Ann Barnett (06/15/12)
Betty Ann Barnett, 81, Brazil, died Friday morning, June 15, 2012 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born Sept. 2, 1930, in Harmony, as the daughter of Archie and Norma Elliott Hillman. She graduated from Brazil High School. She married Joseph F. Barnett...
Ramona L. Murphy (06/15/12)
Ramona L. Murphy, 80, Brazil, passed away June 14, 2012, at 1:44 p.m., at Union Hospital, following a battle with cancer. She was born March 18, 1932, in Vigo County, the daughter of Joseph Russell and Annalee Payton Russell. She worked as a secretary for Dr. Meinheartt and later for Pinkerton Security. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Brazil and the American Legion Auxillary...
David Arthur Baysinger (06/12/12)
David Arthur Baysinger, 51, Brazil, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at his residence. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, at Moore Funeral Home. A memorial service will take place at 7 p.m. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Obituary Notices (06/12/12)
Marvin Lee Dickison, 58, Brazil, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Graveside funeral services will be conducted by Moore Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, at Summit Lawn Cemetery in Brazil. Thomas Lee McQuade, 62, Brazil, passed away at Putnam County Hospital June 5, 2012, following a battle with cancer. At his request, cremation has been chosen. Burial will take place at Cloverdale Cemetery Saturday, June 16, 2012, at 2 p.m...
Paul W. Mishler Sr. (06/12/12)
Paul W. Mishler Sr., 86, Brazil, passed away at home June 10, 2012, with his family by his side. He was born in Clay County, Aug. 31, 1925, the son of Ralph and Adeline (Barding) Mishler. Mr. Mishler served his country in the United States Navy as a Motor Machinist's Mate 3rd Class...
Samantha M. Whittaker (06/10/12)
Samantha M. Whittaker, 24, Brazil, died June 2, 2012, at Paris Community Hospital. She had worked as a model for Moore Photography. Samantha is survived by her son Preston R. Miller, mother Angelique Whittaker, Terre Haute, father Steve Miller, Brazil, sister Jessica Whittaker, Terre Haute, brother Wesley Miller, Brazil, maternal grandfather Edward Whittaker Jr., California, and maternal grandmother Marcia Moneymaker, Oklahoma, and fiancee Timothy McKim, Paris, Ill...
Obituary Notices (06/10/12)
Mildred Marie Parr, 89, of Brazil, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following several months of health complications. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel Monday, June 11, 2012, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory...
Marvin Lee Dickison (06/10/12)
Marvin Lee Dickison, 58, Brazil, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Graveside funeral services will be conducted by Moore Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 13, at Summit Lawn Cemetery in Brazil. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
David Arthur Baysinger (06/10/12)
David Arthur Baysinger, 51, Brazil, died Saturday, June 9, 2012, at his residence. He was born July 4, 1960, in Brazil, as the son of Frederick and Mary McShanog Baysinger. Following graduation from high school, he began a career as an automotive mechanic...
Marvin Lee Dickison (06/08/12)
Marvin Lee Dickison, 58, Brazil, died Friday, June 8, 2012, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Aug. 4, 1953, in Council Bluff, Iowa, as the son of Arthur and Marjorie Lunsford Dickison. He had been employed as a welder at Great Dane Trailers. He married Brenda C. Bailey, who survives...
Marie Parr (06/07/12)
Marie Parr, 89, Brazil, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following several months of health complications. She was born Oct. 24, 1922, at Clay County Hospital, the daughter of Ruben and Edith (Siner) Crosley. Following graduation from Van Buren High School she worked at Ann Page (Quaker Maid) in Terre Haute...
George Caughlan (06/06/12)
George Caughlan, 63, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 4, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born in Douglas, Ariz., Jan. 31, 1949, the son of Maria D. Caughlan. George graduated from high school and then joined the United States Army. He served as a helicopter mechanic in Germany and was honorably discharged in 1970. ...
Thomas Lee McQuade (06/05/12)
Thomas Lee McQuade, 62, Brazil, passed away at Putnam County Hospital June 5, 2012, following a battle with cancer. Tom was born in Indianapolis Aug. 30, 1949, the son of Marion and Elizabeth (Greenough) McQuade. Tom served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War...
Melvin Harvey 'Red' Alexander (06/05/12)
Melvin Harvey "Red" Alexander, 88, Greencastle, passed away Monday, June 4, 2012. He was born Sept. 21, 1923, in Mansfield, Ind., to Leslie Alexander and Amy Martin Alexander. Mr. Alexander was a graduate of Bellmore High School and served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Troy Allen Jeffrey II (06/05/12)
Troy Allen Jeffrey II, 17, Brazil, was killed in a tragic automobile accident June 2, 2012, in Clay County. He was born May 25, 1995, in Vigo County, the son of Troy Jeffrey and Christina Malone. He was active in baseball at Terre Haute North Little League and then when he was in the third-grade, his family moved to Brazil...
Kody Allen Snyder (06/05/12)
Kody Allen Snyder, 16, Brazil, died accidentally, Friday, June 1, 2012, in Putnam County. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, at Moore Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Obituary Notices (06/05/12)
Nancy E. McFarland, 85, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012. A Memorial Service will celebrate Nancy's life on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 10 a.m., at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, with Dr. P.T. Wilson officiating. Memorial contributions in Nancy's name may be made to Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Simpson Street, Greencastle, Ind., 46135. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com...
Kody Allen Snyder (06/03/12)
Kody Allen Snyder, 16, Brazil, died accidentally, Friday, June 1, 2012, in Putnam County. He was born March 8, 1996, the son of Jay S. and Jackie Neice Snyder. He attended Northview High School, where he had just completed the ninth-grade. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather Daniel Q. Auterson and grandmothers Pamela Baysinger and Brenda Godsey...
Nancy E. McFarland (06/03/12)
Nancy E. McFarland, 85, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012. A memorial service will celebrate Nancy's life Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 10 a.m., at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church, with Dr. P.T. Wilson officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 5, 2012, from 3-8 p.m., at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home...
Obituary Notices (06/03/12)
Spc. Arronn David Fields, 27, Knightsville, Ind., died May 21, 2012, in combat while serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m., Monday, June 4, at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, at the Church of the Nazarene, 1102 E. ...
Nancy E. McFarland (06/01/12)
Nancy E. McFarland, 85, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012. She was born on Nov. 29, 1926, in Smithville, Tenn., to Rev. James C. Elliott and Essie L. Welch Elliott. Nancy was a graduate of Martin College in Pulaski, Tenn., and DePauw University, Greencastle...