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Obituaries from July 2012

Carol Rose Butts (07/29/12)
Carol Rose Butts, 75, Knightsville, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born Jan. 12, 1937, in Putnam County, as the daughter of Curtiss and Anna Bayer Strain. She married Sherman R. Butts in Harmony, April 29, 1973...
Bernard Warren James (07/29/12)
Bernard Warren James, 79, Brazil, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Bill Price officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clay Building Trades Program, PO Box 101, Brazil, Ind., 47834, or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla., 73123-1718...
Bernard Warren James (07/27/12)
Bernard Warren James, 79, Brazil, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. He was born Sept. 23, 1932, in Brazil, as the son of Warren and Laura Williams James. He graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1950. He married Martha Gainey Jan. 3, 1951...
Obituary Notices (07/26/12)
Virginia 'Ginny' Belle Grey, 88, Brazil, went to be with the Lord Friday morning July 20, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, July 27, at Moore Funeral Home, with pastor Chris Gregg officiating. ...
Rosamond 'Rosie' Puff (07/26/12)
Rosamond "Rosie" Puff, 84, Brazil, passed away July 24, 2012, at 12:47 p.m., in her home. Services will take place Saturday at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home with Rev. William Price officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m...
Ernest 'Ernie' G. Gilman (07/26/12)
Ernest "Ernie" G. Gilman, 79, died at 3:55 a.m., July 23, 2012, at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Visitation was Thursday evening, July 26, from 6-8 p.m., at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church, 345 W. Main St., Mt. Zion. Funeral Services will begin at 11 a.m., Friday morning, July 27, also at the church with Pastor Joel Stevenor officiating...
Mary Jane Wilson (07/26/12)
Mary Jane Wilson, 70, Clay City, died July 19, 2012, at her home unexpectedly. Memorial services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Saturday, July 28, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Father John Hollowell officiating. A gathering of friends and family will be at the funeral home Saturday from 9 a.m., until time of services...
Margaret K. (McKechnie) Meurer (07/26/12)
Margaret K. (McKechnie) Meurer, 96, born Sept. 13, 1915, in Harrisburg, Ill., died July 25, 2012, in Chicago. Services will take place at Suerth Funeral Home, Chicago. Burial will be at Summit Lawn Cemetery, Brazil.
Mary Jane Wilson (07/25/12)
Mary Jane Wilson, 70, Clay City, died July 19, 2012, at her home unexpectedly. She was born Oct. 24, 1941, in Clay County, the daughter of Alfred and Grace Cooper. Following her birth parents untimely death, she was adopted by Clyde and Ruby Wilson. She attended Van Buren High School. Mary worked as a sales person for Pacesetter Windows, Indianapolis. There she received the top national sales person award five times...
Rosamond 'Rosie' Puff (07/25/12)
Rosamond "Rosie" Puff, 84, Brazil, passed away July 24, 2012, at 12:47 p.m., in her home. She was born Feb. 12, 1928, in Hagerstown, Ind., the daughter of Alfred Perkins and Stella Thumeier Perkins. She was raised in Brazil and graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1945. She worked as a cashier for Paitson Hardware in Terre Haute for several years...
Ernest 'Ernie' G. Gilman (07/25/12)
Ernest "Ernie" G. Gilman, 79, died at 3:55 a.m., July 23, 2012, at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Visitation will be Thursday evening, July 26, from 6-8 p.m., at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church, 345 W. Main St., Mt. Zion. Funeral Services will begin at 11 a.m., Friday morning, July 27, also at the church with Pastor Joel Stevenor officiating...
Virginia 'Ginny' Belle Grey (07/25/12)
Virginia "Ginny" Belle Grey, Brazil, went to be with the Lord Friday morning July 20, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Oct. 18, 1923, in Brazil, as the daughter of Charles and Annabelle Bailey Devlin. She graduated from Brazil High School and then went on to attend two years of business school...
Douglas S. Inman (07/25/12)
Douglas S. Inman, 70, Clay City, passed away July 22, 2012, at home following a battle with cancer. Doug was born Dec. 8, 1941, in Coal City, Ind., the son of Howard and Maxine (Hauser) Inman. He graduated from Coal City High School with the class of 1959, and continued his education at Indiana State Teachers College, receiving a master's degree in elementary education, later receiving a principal's certificate...
Obituary Notices (07/22/12)
D. Joshua Tucker, 33, of Brazil, died July 17, 1012 at his residence. Services will take place Monday, at 11 a.m., at Lawson-Miller Chapel, with Rev. Ernie Rush officiating. Cremation will follow. Light a candle in his memory at www.lawson-millerchapel.com...
Virginia 'Ginny' Belle Grey (07/20/12)
Virginia "Ginny" Belle Grey, 88, Brazil, passed away Friday morning, July 20, 2012, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Memorial services are pending at Moore Funeral Home. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family and for more information...
D. Joshua Tucker (07/19/12)
D. Joshua Tucker, 33, of Brazil, died July 17, 2012 at his residence. He was born Dec. 13, 1978, in Vigo County, the son of Daniel J. Tucker and Beth Ann Baker Tucker. He was raised in Clay County and graduated from Northview High School, Class of 1997...
Carolyn Ann (Ready) Thomas (07/19/12)
Carolyn Ann (Ready) Thomas, 68, Nashville, Tenn., and formerly of Grosse Pointe, Mich., died July 18, 2012, at Alive Hospice in Nashville, Tenn., following an extended illness. Carolyn was born in Indianapolis, July 19, 1943, the daughter of William and Mary (McKeon) Ready. Carolyn graduated from Ladywood High School with the class of 1961...
Gloria Dean Zentko (07/19/12)
Gloria Dean Zentko, 80, Brazil, passed away July 17, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center with her family by her side. Gloria's Memorial Service will be Friday July 20, 2012, at 7 p.m., at The Door Christian Fellowship with Pastor Tom Roeschlein officiating. Visitation will be Friday at 6 p.m., until time of service...
Darrell L. Moore (07/19/12)
Darrell L. Moore 54, Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord July 17, 2012, at Danville Regional Rehabilitation. A celebration of Life will be held Saturday, July 21, at 1 p.m., at the Family Worship Center 8157 North County Road 425, Brazil, Ind., (U.S. 40 and Staunton Road), with Rev. Dick Shir Officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Church...
Obituary Notices (07/19/12)
Eugene Frederick Sawyer, 83, Greencastle, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012, at the Putnam County Hospital. Private funeral services will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Putnam County or the Juvenile Diabetes Society. Condolences and expressions of sympathies may be shared with the family in care of www.bittlesandhurt.com...
Gloria Dean Zentko (07/18/12)
Gloria Dean Zentko, 80, Brazil, passed away July 17, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center with her family by her side. Gloria was born February 17, 1932, the daughter of Alva and Mahala (Spaulding) Craig. Gloria attended The Door Christian Fellowship. She also enjoyed black velvet pictures and gardening. She took great pride in enjoying life in general...
Darrell L. Moore (07/18/12)
Darrell L. Moore, 54, Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord July 17, 2012, at Danville Regional Rehabilitation. Darrell was born April 8, 1958, the son of the late Carl G. and Ruby (Plumlee) Moore. Darrell was a retired mechanic and also worked for F.B. Distribution center in Greencastle...
Eugene F. Sawyer (07/16/12)
Eugene Frederick Sawyer, 83, Greencastle, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012, at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Jan. 3, 1929, in Brazil, he was the son of Fred F. and Jean (MacDonald) Sawyer, and was a graduate of Brazil High School class of 1947. He married Dorothy Jean Endicott Aug. 27, 1955, and she survives...
Marcella I. 'Sally' Patterson Stewart (07/15/12)
Marcella I. "Sally" Patterson Stewart, 92, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Asbury Towers. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., on Monday, July 16, 2012, at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Chaplain Jim Staggers officiating...
Obituary Notices (07/15/12)
Georgetta Trout, 84, Harmony, died July 12, 2012, at 1:17 a.m., at Cloverleaf Health Care following a lengthy illness. Services will be at Lawson--Miller Chapel Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. ...
Georgetta Trout (07/13/12)
Georgetta Trout, 84, Harmony, died July 12, 2012, at 1:17 a.m., at Cloverleaf Health Care following a lengthy illness. Services will be at Lawson--Miller Chapel Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Monday, from 4-8 p.m...
Marcella I. 'Sally' Patterson Stewart (07/13/12)
Marcella I. "Sally" Patterson Stewart, 92, Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012, at Asbury Towers. Born Dec. 25, 1919, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of John L. and Opal O. (Grimes) Patterson and was a graduate of Greencastle High School. She married Roy Stewart on May 13, 1944, and he preceded her in death on April 3, 2009...
Harry Wayne Rockhill (07/11/12)
Harry Wayne Rockhill, 83, Speedway, passed away on July 9, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on May 29, 1929, as the son of Howard and Gladys (Jackson) Rockhill. Harry graduated from Brazil High School in the class of 1948. He served his country in the U.S. Army in Korea with the 76th Engineer Construction Battalion...
Edward 'Ed' L. Lambermont (07/11/12)
Edward "Ed" L. Lambermont, 60, Jasonville, Ind., passed away at 7:45 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, 2012, in his residence. He was born Dec. 16, 1951, in Linton, Ind., to Charles L. Lambermont and June B. (Bolinger) Wilkins. Survivors include his spouse Sandy D. ...
Elaine Urbain (07/11/12)
Elaine Urbain, 65, Brazil, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2012, at Regional Hospital with her family by her side. Elaine was born on March 2, 1947, the daughter of Edward and Jean (Bugh) Blackmore. Elaine was a part of the graduating class of 1965 from Rockville High School...
Rev. Charlotte Deloris Hay (07/10/12)
Rev. Charlotte Deloris Hay, 80, Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord July 6, 2012, at 12:35 p.m. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at 2 p.m., at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Dr., Terre Haute. Rev. Jeff Bridgewater officiated...
Delores C. (Lawson) Howald (07/10/12)
Delores C. (Lawson) Howald, 82, Brazil, passed away July 9, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, with her family by her side. Delores was born May 3, 1930, the daughter of Floyd and Verna (Girton) Lawson, in Harmony, Ind. She was part of the Van Buren graduating class of 1948...
Betty Jean Warren (07/10/12)
Betty Jean Warren, 84, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, July 9, following a lengthy illness. She was born in rural Vincennes, Jan. 28, 1928, the daughter of Roland P. and Effie Arlene (Hummel) Walker. Betty graduated from Vincennes Lincoln High School with the class of 1946. Following high school she worked for Indiana Bell for several years...
Jerry D. Harris (07/09/12)
Jerry D. Harris, 42, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly at his home July 7, 2012. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 20, 1969, the son of Lloyd and Marie (Hall) Harris. Jerry served his country in the Army National Guard. After he was discharged from the military, he went on to work for Sony in Terre Haute...
Rev. Charlotte Deloris Hay (07/08/12)
Rev. Charlotte Deloris Hay, 80, Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord July 6, 2012, at 12:35 p.m. She was born at home in Terre Haute Nov. 30, 1931, to William Jasper Bridgewater and Norma Elizabeth (Steele) Bridgewater. Charlotte married her husband, Robert Hay "Earl" Dec. 31, 1948...
Russel M. Wolfe (07/04/12)
Russel M. Wolfe, 94, Clay City, passed away at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, July 3, 2012, following a brief illness. He was born in Clay County, March 3, 1918, the son of Benjamin and Ella (Foxworthy) Wolfe. Russel graduated from Clay City High School. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II in North Africa, Sicily and Italy. He was honorably discharged in 1945 as a medical technician...
Marsha M. Guyer (07/04/12)
Marsha M. Guyer, 74, Brazil, passed away July 4, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born March 8, 1938, in Bloomington, Ind., the daughter of Lowell Campbell and Myrtle Orman Campbell. She graduated from Brazil High School and continued her education at Indiana State University in the nursing program...
Obituary Notices (07/04/12)
Judith Rose Barnett, 63, Brazil, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A graveside service will be scheduled at a later date. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Edna Mae Phelps (07/04/12)
Edna Mae Phelps unexpectedly passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, July 2, 2012, from complications caused by a lengthy battle with diabetes. She was born March 1, 1939, and due to the death of her biological mother at birth, she was adopted by the late Herbert and Retha Hayes, Diamond, Ind...
Obituary Notices (07/01/12)
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...
Carol Unger Smith (07/01/12)
Mrs. Carol Unger Smith, 75, New Albany, Miss., formerly of Lebanon, Ind., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County, Ms., of natural causes. Funeral services are planned for 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Ind., with Rev. ...