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Obituaries from October 2012

Walter L. Newman (10/30/12)
Walter L. Newman, 61, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Oct. 30, 2012. He was born May 19, 1951, in Clinton, the son of Stanley and Fannie (Stultz) Newman. He served his country in the United States Navy in the late 1960s...
Lewis Clyde Bales (10/30/12)
Lewis Clyde Bales, 79, Cloverdale, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Chaplain Ron Turner officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at the Cloverdale Cemetery, Cloverdale...
James E. Payne (10/30/12)
James E. Payne, 82, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Oct. 27, 2012. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Brazil, Nov. 3, 2012, at 1 p.m., with his brother Rev. Dale Payne officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
Obituary Notices (10/30/12)
Mary Ruth Shamel, 84, formerly of Brazil, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Memorials in Mrs. Shamel's memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana, 435 Limestone St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46202. Private arrangements entrusted to Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com...
Hugh Curtis Galloway Sr. (10/29/12)
Hugh Curtis Galloway Sr., 93, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. He was born Nov. 25, 1918, to Winona and Charles Galloway. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Bessie, to whom he was married 57 years, his son Hugh C. Galloway Jr., and brothers Charles E. and Paul Galloway...
James E. Payne (10/28/12)
James E. Payne, 82, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Oct. 27, 2012. He was born Feb. 24, 1930, in Lena, Ind., the son of Ralph and Violet (Bell) Payne. His first eight grades of school were in a two-room school where he served as custodian in the eighth-grade...
Lewis Clyde Bales (10/28/12)
Lewis Clyde Bales, 79, Cloverdale, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Born April 21, 1933, in Washington Township of Putnam County, he was the son of Leis A. and Sylvia Blanche (Akins) Bales, and wa a graduate of Roachdale High School "class of 1951."...
James Jackson 'Jack' Loveall (10/28/12)
James Jackson "Jack" Loveall, 88, Rockville, Ind., died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Cobblestone Crossings. He was born Jan. 4, 1924, in Carbon, Ind., to Joseph Oscar Loveall and Myrtle Pinkstaff Loveall. He was married to Jacquelyn Kerr Loveall for 66 years...
Obituary Notices (10/28/12)
Mary Ruth Shamel, 84, formerly of Brazil, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Memorials in Mrs. Shamel's memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana, 435 Limestone St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46202. Private arrangements entrusted to Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com...
Ruth Marian Jonas (10/26/12)
Ruth Marian Jonas, 89, Center Point, passed away Oct. 25, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Aug. 8, 1923, in Terre Haute, to Loring C. and Lulu (Harris) Halberstadt. Ruth was a teacher and retired from Vigo County School Corporation in 1981 after 27 years...
Obituary Notices (10/25/12)
Stanley Guy Davis died peacefully in Terre Haute Oct. 16, 2012, at the age of 90. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The First Tee, an international organization whose mission is "to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf." A graveside celebration service is planned for family and friends Saturday, Oct. ...
Freda Marie Oxby (10/25/12)
Freda Marie Oxby, 91, Brazil, passed away Oct. 24, 2012, at 1 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, surrounded by her family. She is now with her Lord in Heaven resting in peace and with His love. Services will take place Saturday at the Brenton Chapel Church of Christ, south of Petersburg, Ind., with Brother Steve Wright officiating...
Freda Marie Oxby (10/24/12)
Freda Marie Oxby, 91, Brazil, passed away Oct. 24, 2012, at 1 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, surrounded by her family. She is now with her Lord in Heaven resting in peace and with His love. Freda was born Dec. 7, 1920, in Coal City, Ind., at the home of her grandparents. Her parents were Fred Fiscus and Alma Wolfe Fiscus...
Mary Ellen Boyer (10/23/12)
Mary Ellen Boyer, 93, wife of Paul C. Boyer (deceased) passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Lynchburg Nursing Center. Mary recently moved to Shelbyville, Tenn., from Indiana, where she resided in Bowling Green for more than 30 years and prior to that, in Indianapolis for 30 years...
Larry R. McCullough (10/23/12)
Larry R. McCullough, 78, Pace, Fla., passed away Sept. 7, 2012, while visiting family and friends in Clay County. He was born April 4, 1934, in Clay County, to the late William David and Ruth Bernhardt McCullough. He was a graduate of Ashboro High School and Pensacola Junior College...
Mary Ruth Shamel (10/21/12)
Mary Ruth Shamel, 84, formerly of Brazil, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, following a lengthy illness. She was born June 20, 1928, in Brazil, to Otto C. Hanneman and Mary R. Jones Hanneman. Mrs. Shamel was a graduate of Greencastle High School and retired from General Telephone Company where she served as a manager...
Bette Jean Blackwell (10/21/12)
Bette Jean Blackwell, 83, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. She was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Greensfork, Ind., to Willis and Mona Fulwider. Bette graduated from Lebanon High School before marrying Bob Blackwell...
Stanley Guy Davis (10/21/12)
Stanley Guy Davis died peacefully in Terre Haute Oct. 16, 2012, at the age of 90. Born in St. Louis May 15, 1922, to Guy and Ruella (Tucker) Davis, Stanley was the younger of two children. While the boys were still small, Ruella married Buck Barns, the stepfather Stan fondly called "dad."...
Obituary Notices (10/18/12)
Robert W. Watts passed away unexpectedly at 6:36 a.m., Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Bob was born April 16, 1954, to Raymond E. Watts and Helen (Johnson) Clampitt. Services will take place at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Marc Loveland officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Post a heart in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com...
James 'Jim' Wesley Corey (10/18/12)
James Wesley Corey "Jim", 82, Terre Haute, passed away at 9 p.m., on Oct. 16, 2012. Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at 1 p.m., at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E Springhill Drive. Pastor Tim Fagg will be officiating...
Linda Mae Sneddon Schmidt (10/18/12)
Linda Mae Sneddon Schmidt died Oct. 17, 2012, age 63. Linda Schmidt was born June 23, 1949, in Brazil, to Marjory Muriel (Wells) and John Henry Sneddon. Linda is survived by her mother Marjory Sneddon, her husband of 29 years Dr. Alan Dale Schmidt, their son Henry Alan Schmidt, their daughter Susanne Marie (Mark) Albrecht, her sister Julie (Scott) Stephens, their children Rick, Emma and Ryne, her brother Tom (Brenda) Sneddon, their children Ryan and Jonathan, cousin Cindi Sanders, cousin Janet Romeril and other relatives.. ...
James 'Jim' Wesley Corey (10/17/12)
James Wesley Corey "Jim", 82, Terre Haute, passed away at 9 p.m., on Oct. 16, 2012. He was born on Jan. 25, 1930, to John and Goldie Corey. Jim served in the United States Army in the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1953. He was a retired Teamster Local 144...
Robert Guy Anderson (10/16/12)
Robert Guy Anderson, 83, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. He was born Aug. 3, 1929, in Brazil, to Guy and Elizabeth Routt Anderson. Bob graduated in 1947 from Brazil High School, worked at Nance's Cremery, where he met his wife Mary, was a barber at Central Barber Shop before serving his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict...
Robert Anderson (10/14/12)
Robert Anderson, 83, Brazil, passed away Saturday Oct. 13, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. Arrangements are pending at the Moore Funeral Home in Brazil. Online condolences may be expressed at www.moorefuneralhomes.com.
Brenda L. Golden (10/16/12)
Brenda L. Golden, 58, Brazil, went to be with the Lord Oct. 11, 2012, at Union Hospital-Terre Haute after an extended illness. Brenda was born April 21, 1954, in Terre Haute the daughter of the late Leslie V. and Lillian E. (Milam) McKeehan. Ms. Golden enjoyed working puzzles and liked butterflies...
Alberta 'Rosemary' Shepard (10/16/12)
Alberta "Rosemary"' Shepard, 78, Spencer, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Owen Valley Health Campus. She was born November 23, 1933, in Brazil, Ind., to Hulet and Helen (Stoops) Mishler. She was a 1951 graduate of Brazil High School. She worked at Cook Urological in Spencer as a packager until her retirement in 1998. Rosemary was a life member of the Spencer VFW Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary...
Robert W. Watts (10/16/12)
Robert W. Watts passed away unexpectedly at 6:36 a.m., Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. Bob was born April 16, 1954, to Raymond E. Watts and Helen (Johnson) Clampitt. At a high school dance in April 1973, he met his wife Cynthia 'Cindy' Smith and on June 17, 1977, they were married. ...
Robert Guy Anderson (10/15/12)
Robert Guy Anderson, 83, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. He was born Aug. 3, 1929, in Brazil, to Guy and Elizabeth Routt Anderson. Bob graduated in 1947 from Brazil High School, worked at Nance's Cremery, where he met his wife Mary, was a barber at Central Barber Shop before serving his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict...
Brenda Lee Golden (10/15/12)
Brenda Lee Golden, 58, passed away Oct. 11, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She is survived by brothers Gary and Robert McKeehan, sisters Sue Paterson and Roberta McCullough, daughters Tracy Kirby, Tabatha Golden and April Embry, 12 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews...
John Frederick Robbins (10/12/12)
John Frederick Robbins, 47, died at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis, unexpectedly, Oct. 11, 2012 following knee surgery. John was born Oct. 23, 1964, in Vigo County. John was the first-born son of Lynda (Spurlock) Robbins Girton and the late Max Robbins and the stepson of the late Don Girton. He graduated from Brazil High School and Ivy Tech...
Jean Elizabeth Nairn Howard (10/11/12)
Jean Elizabeth Nairn Howard, 90, Brazil, passed away Oct. 11, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for a short time. She had been living at Jackson Gardens for the past several years. Jean was born Jan. 30, 1922, in Brazil, the daughter of David Nairn and Christina Glineur Nairn. She graduated from Brazil High School, and on Oct. 17, 1943, she was united in marriage to Russell Lloyd Howard...
Merrill Buell (10/11/12)
Merrill Buell, 82, Bowling Green, passed away on Oct. 10, 2012, at Glenburn Nursing Home with his family by his side. Merrill was born Aug. 27, 1930, the son of Wilmer and Etta (Huber) Buell. He was part of the Bowling Green High School graduating class of 1948. ...
Gloria Raab (10/09/12)
Gloria Raab, 87, Reelsville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at Cloverleaf of Knightsville. She was born on Aug. 23, 1925, to Ralph and Nellie Riddell. Gloria was the secretary for Reelsville Elementary and South Putnam High School, and was a member of Croys Creek Congregational Church, where she served as secretary for more than 25 years...
Robert (Bob) C. Ardell (10/09/12)
Robert (Bob) C. Ardell, 65, Staunton, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Cloverleaf of Knightsville. Bob was born Oct. 6, 1947, in Plymouth, Wis., to Bob and Betty Ardell. He served his country for 19 years in the United States National Guard, was a Vietnam veteran and was a member of Staunton Christian Church...
Ross Arthur Mosteller (10/09/12)
Ross Arthur Mosteller, 66, formerly of Brazil, passed away Oct. 8, 2012, at Duke Memorial Hospital, Peru, Ind., following an illness.
Mickey Lee Phillips (10/09/12)
Mickey Lee Phillips, 56, Brazil, and on Oct. 5, 2012, he went home to be with his Lord and Savior. Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Roeschlein officiating. Burial will follow at Harmony Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services...
Lona Jeanne Langley (10/09/12)
Lona Jeanne Langley, 69, Brazil, passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family Oct. 7, 2012. Services will take place Thursday at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Brother Tom Nation officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Joan Patricia Bussing (10/09/12)
Joan Patricia Bussing, 83, House Springs, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at St. Clare Hospital, Fenton, Mo. A memorial service will take place Saturday, Oct. 13, at Schrader Funeral Home, 14960 Manchester Rd., Ballwin, Mo., beginning at 11 a.m...
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas (10/09/12)
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas, 91, Dugger, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. A graveside memorial service will take place at the Calcutta Cemetery in Brazil at a later date. The family has entrusted the Anderson-Poindexter Funeral Home in Dugger with these arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com...
Mickey Lee Phillips (10/08/12)
Mickey Lee Phillips, 56, Brazil, and on Oct. 5, 2012, he went home to be with his Lord and Savior. He is now reunited with his father and mother Lester E. Phillips and Dorothy M. Hardman Phillips, and his brother Monte E. Phillips. Mickey fought a long, hard battle with diabetes and the complications that went with the disease...
Lona Jeanne Langley (10/08/12)
Lona Jeanne Langley, 69, Brazil, passed away in her home surrounded by her loving family Oct. 7, 2012. She was born in Millanocket, Maine, the daughter of Richard Lafayette Burke and Marguerite Irene Burke. She met the love of her live as a young girl...
Joan Patricia Bussing (10/08/12)
Joan Patricia Bussing, 83, House Springs, Mo., passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at St. Clare Hospital, Fenton, Mo. Joan was born Jan. 22, 1929, in Brazil, to Raymond Stephen Bussing Sr., and Marjorie Candice Fisher Bussing. Joan attended Annunciation B.V.M. Grade School and graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1937...
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas (10/08/12)
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas, 91, Dugger, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. She was born in Vigo County, Ind., on April 3, 1921, to Joseph Louderback and Ella Mae Burns. Harriett married John Martin Jr., on Oct. 4, 1941. Following John's death in 1980, she later met and married Stanley Lucas...
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas (10/05/12)
Harriett L. (Burns) (Martin) Lucas, 91, Dugger, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. She was born in Vigo County, Ind., on April 3, 1921, to Joseph Louderback and Ella Mae Burns. Harriett married John Martin Jr., on Oct. 4, 1941. Following John's death in 1980, she later met and married Stanley Lucas...
Raymond E. 'Jim' Purcell, Jr. (10/02/12)
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, sister Ruby Stice, and sister-in-law Maxine Purcell. Survivors include his brother Jerry Purcell and wife Ruth Ann, Brazil, brother Paul Purcell, several nieces, nephews and extended family. Services will take place Thursday Oct. ...
Dora Mae Alsip (10/02/12)
Dora Mae Alsip, 97, Largo, Fla., formerly of Brazil, Ind., died in Largo, Fla. She was born Jan. 23, 1915, in Corbin, Ky., as the daughter of William and Phoebe Wells Reeves. She married Arthur Alsip who preceded her in death in 1987. She was a member of the Rosedale United Methodist Church before moving to Florida...