Obituaries Nettle Creek Gazette May 24, 2016    
Karen Rae Parsons
Hagerstown, IN - Karen Rae Parsons, 83, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at Brookdale Senior Living, Richmond, following a long illness.
She was born at Holton, IN on June 8, 1933 to Estell and Wilma (Eden) Asche and lived most of her life in the Hagerstown area.
Karen was a 1955 graduate of Methodist Hospital School of Nursing and worked for many years as assistant librarian at Hagerstown-Jefferson Twp. Public Library.
She was a member of Hagerstown First United Methodist Church, an avid reader and enjoyed gardening.
Survivors include two children, Kimberly Brooks and Kristen Harvey (Phil); two grandsons, Anthony Semler (Raquel) and Ryan Brooks (Heather); six great-grandchildren, Kaiden Semler, Elijah Semler, Noah Semler, Carson Brooks, Benjamin Semler and Aliyah Brooks and a brother, Marion Asche (Jane).
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Richard "Dick" Parsons in 2013.
Private services will be at the convenience of the family, with interment in West Lawn Cemetery.The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Hagerstown-JeffersonTwp. Public Library.
Mariellen Bell Miller
Mooreland, IN - Mariellen Bell Miller, 57, of Mooreland passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 27, 1958 in New Castle, a daughter of Myron and Phyllis (Bowman) Bell.
She was a 1976 graduate of Hagerstown High School and a 1992 graduate of the School of Nursing at IU East. A registered nurse for 23 years, she retired from Henry County Hospital. She was also co-owner of Miller Bison Farms of Mooreland. Mariellen was a deaconess of the White Branch Church of the Brethren. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, sewing, and feeding the birds.
Survivors include her parents of Hagerstown; her husband, Brad Miller of Mooreland; three children, Karen (Brian) Mackie of Hagerstown, Daniel (Ashley) Miller of Hagerstown, and Andrew (Jenny) Miller of Southport; grandchildren, Brookley, Haven, Adelaide, & Brayden Miller, Peter, Saida, & Asher Mackie; siblings, Chuck (Jennifer) Bell of Mount Summit, Rex (Susan) Bell, Julianne (Greg) Stout, Ross (Stephanie) Bell, Jeanna (Jeff) Stout all of Hagerstown, David (Jen) Bell of Kitengela, Kenya, East Africa, and Trecia (Rob) Carpenter of Cincinnati, Ohio; parents-in-law, Charles and Marilyn Miller of Hagerstown, two sisters-in-law, Brenda (Larry) Austin and Bonnie (Dave) Miller, both of Hagerstown, many nieces & nephews and a large extended family.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Benjamin Mackie.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at the White Branch Church of the Brethren with Pastors Brian Mackie and Chuck Bell officiating. Burial will follow in Mooreland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle, and one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions may be given to the White Branch Church of the Brethren, 2044 North County Road 900 East, Hagerstown, IN 47346 or Mahali pa Maisha, P.O. Box 262, Sulphur Springs, IN 47388. Online condolences and memories of Mariellen may be shared at www.hinsey-brown.com.
James Campbell
Hagerstown, IN - James Allen Campbell, 64, of Hagerstown, died at his home on Friday, May 20, 2016.
He was born in Muncie on August 30, 1951 to Donald and Jennie (Bailey) Campbell. He served with the US Air Force for four years and was then employed by the Air Force at both MacDill AFB and Wright-Patterson AFB for 17 years each, before retiring to Hagerstown 8 years ago. He earned an Associate Degree in Law Enforcement from Sinclair Community College and a BS in computer science from Wright State University. Jim was an avid bass fisherman and a member of American Legion Post 333.
Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline (Hoff) Campbell; a daughter, Jamie Campbell of Hagerstown and three siblings, David Campbell, Duke Campbell and Ginger Gibbs (Dickie), all of Muncie.
Private services will be conducted at the Campbell residence.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to American Legion Post 333 or Hagerstown Elementary School.
Culberson funeral home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Marvin 'Dale' Royer
New Paris, OH – Marvin ‘Dale’ Royer, age 74, of New Paris, died Saturday, May 14, 2016, surrounded by his family.
Born June 13, 1941, in Darke County, Ohio, to Solomon and Hazel Burns Royer, Dale was a life-long resident of Darke County and Preble County. He was a 1959 graduate of New Madison High School. Dale was a rural letter carrier and retired from the postal service after 33 years. He was a member of Centerville Christian Church and the Rural Letter Carrier’s Association. Dale enjoyed music, singing, and the many family vacations to Gatlinburg.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Nina Chambers Royer, to whom he was married on November 17, 1962; daughter, JoDale (Glenn) Benz of Greenfield, Indiana; son, Tony (Nancy) Royer of Dayton, Ohio; grandchildren, Sarah Royer, Emily Royer, Kara Benz, Jessica Benz, and Nathan Benz; sisters, Maxine (Jerry) Spencer of Hagerstown, Indiana, and Margie (Jerry) Maloney of Eaton, Ohio; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Donna Stiffler, Betty Hubler, and Phyllis Royer; and brothers, Donald Royer and Dewayne Royer.
Visitation for Marvin ‘Dale’ Royer will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 20, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Wes Sewell officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Centerville Christian Church, 111 North Morton Street, Centerville, IN 47330 or American Cancer Society, Wayne County Unit, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com
Rachael A. Felton
Modoc, IN - Rachael A. Felton, 91, of Modoc passed away Sunday morning, May 15, 2016, at Cornerstone Health and Rehabilitation in Corinth, MS.
She was born on September 6, 1924 in the west bedroom of her home in Delaware County the daughter of Mark B. and Lucile (Lindsey) Hamilton and graduated from Center High School in 1942.
Rachael was a loving wife and mother, who enjoyed life at its fullest. Cross-stitch, knitting, and reading were some of her hobbies. She participated in family reunions and activities. She was active in the Blountsville School, a member of the PTO, Cub Scouts, 4-H Club, and their activities. Rachael was also involved in Happy Timers and Stoney Creek Home Ec. Club. She was a member of New Burling ton United Methodist Church, Star Gazer 606 O.E.S., New Burlington, Women of the Moose Lodge #712, and participated in the many activities of Whitney Lodge.
In her later years, Rachael greatly enjoyed going to the many activities of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are two sons, Michael Felton (wife, Ruth Ann), Walnut, MS and David Felton (wife, Dixie), Modoc; a brother, Charles Hamilton; a sister Margaret Riggin; a brother-in-law, Merrill Felton (wife, Joan); five grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth; a daughter, Becky Schott; and two brothers, Mike and Bill Hamilton.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery.
Friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday or one hour prior to services on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed to The American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Rachael touched the lives of many in her journey through life and will be greatly missed.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.
Tommie J. Goodson
Hagerstown, IN - Tommie J. Goodson, 73, lost his battle with lung and bone cancer on Wednesday, May 18, 2016.
He was born on June 27, 1942 to Floyd Goodson and Elizabeth Pickett Goodson Conwell. He lived most of his life in Wayne, Fayette and Rush counties. He married Donna J. Jordan on November 1, 1963 and together they raised three children.
He was a hard worker and had been employed at numerous places, including Kemper Bros. for 22 years, Nelson Tree Service, Natco and Alcoa. Tom was a trader, trading dogs, vehicles, guns and even the shirt off his back. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and rambling about. He will be truly missed by all who loved him.
Survivors include his three children, Michael A. Goodson of Richmond, Jennifer J. Goodson Messer of Cambridge City and Steven G. Goodson of Raleigh; siblings Daryl Goodson of New Castle, Connie McMillan (Danny) of Hagerstown, Jack Goodson of Ocala, FL and Brenda Keeton (Greg) of Fountain City, who was his constant care giver during the end of his life; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins and a very special friend, who was more like a son, Justin Gaddis of MO.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Donna, a brother, Steven G. Goodson and his step-father, Charles Conwell.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 P.M. Friday, May 20, at Greens Fork South Cemetery.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Marilyn J. King
Modoc, IN - Marilyn J. King 73 of Modoc died unexpectedly May 11, 2016 at the Randolph Nursing Home in Winchester. She was born March 3, 1943 in Richmond to Willard Alfred and Pauline Crawford Sheffer and lived in Randolph County most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Union Chapel in Parker.
Survivors include two children Nancy Garrett of Cambridge City and Jack Scott (Karen Pollitt) of Modoc, eight grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, one brother Fred Sheffer of Centerville, nieces and nephews, and cousins.
Her husband Larry died in 2005; one grandson Matthew, her parents and one brother Tom Sheffer are also deceased.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Monday May 16, 2016 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Malichi Beaty officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society 5635 West 96th St Suite 100 Indianapolis, Indiana 46278. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.stegallberheideorr.com.
John R. Sheets
Muncie, IN - John R. Sheets 71 of Muncie passed away May 9, 2016 at Signature Healthcare Center. He was born February 4, 1945 in Ft. Hamilton Ohio to William and Minnie Snow Sheets and Lived in this area for most of his life.
He worked for Charles Robbins as a painter.
He served in the Army and was a member of Harry Ray Post #315.
He is survived by his two daughters Brandie (Robert) Smith of Muncie, Lisa (Scott) Hensley of Winchester, one son John Sheets Jr. of Hagerstown, three grandchildren Cortney Smith, Dalton Hensley, Jonathan Sheets, one brother Lonnie Sheets of Amelia, Ohio, several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one brother and four sisters.
Memorial services will be 6:00PM Friday May 13, 2016 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Pastor Rodney Eiler officiating. Friends may call from 5:00PM to 6:00PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.stegallberheideorr.com
John Montgomery Andrews
Richmond, IN - He was born on March 20, 1916, in Indianapolis to Rev. Novvel V. and Winifred Hutchins Andrews.
As John was growing up, he and his siblings sang on a radio program in Evansville, Indiana. John graduated from Vincennes High School in 1934. His high school yearbook had the caption under his name that said, “Listen have you heard the rumor, John is now a radio crooner.
In his childhood and youth, John lived in various communities where his father was the Presbyterian minister. He attended Vincennes Junior College for two years, then Purdue, and graduated from the University of Illinois. He had a teaching career from 1938 to 1980, teaching at various times both agriculture and science. For many years he taught 8th grade science at Northeastern High School, after moving to the Fountain City area in 1968.
During World War II, his teaching career was interrupted by four years in the U.S. Navy. While in the Navy, he taught for a year while training crews for PT boats at the naval base in Rhode Island. It was in Rhode Island that he met his first wife, Frances Marie Campanelli, whom he married in 1945. They were married for 37 years, until her death in 1982.
In the Navy, John achieved the rank of lieutenant. After Rhode Island, he was an engineering officer of a crew on a repair ship, the USS Kermit Roosevelt, which traveled the Pacific from Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Okinawa, and the coast of China, while making repairs on various naval vessels.
John married Winifred Lee in 1989. They were married for 24 years until her death in 2013.
Since 1968 John has lived and farmed in the Fountain City area. John has been a member of First Presbyterian Church in Richmond since 1970. His greatest joys have been his church, his family, farming, and gardening.
Survivors include his daughter, Cheryl (Ed) Hinshaw of South Carolina; son, Rev. Dr. Dennis (Dr. Kelly) Andrews of Richmond; Winnie’s children, Jacky (Paul) Harman and Bryant (Jennifer) Lee; grandchildren, Jay (Chastity) Hinshaw, Tammy Hinshaw, Dr. Karen Andrews, Jennifer (Andrew) Blank, Jonathan Michael (Brittaney) Andrews, Amy Combs, and Emily Hernly; great-grandchildren, Madelyn and Mason Hinshaw, Carter and Camden Andrews, Lucy Blank, and Kendell and Marissa Combs; one sister, Bessie Hatton; sister-in-law, Ginny Andrews; nieces; nephews; and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Estelle Dick, Lois Casterline, and Charlotte Andrews; two brothers, Roger and Charles Andrews; and his former wives, Frances Andrews and Winifred Andrews.
A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 100 North 10th Street, Richmond at 1:00 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2016, with Rev. Dr. Ronald Naylor officiating. The family will receive friends in the parlor following the service. Private burial will be in Earlham Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged for First Presbyterian Church at 100 North 10th Street, Richmond, IN 47374 or Samaritan’s Purse at P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607-3000, or online through www.samaritanspurse.org.
Doan and Mills Funeral Home, Richmond, is in charge of funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Ted Lyons Crouse, Sr.
Atlanta, GA - Ted Lyons Crouse, Sr., age 81, passed away the afternoon of May 4, 2016 near his home in Atlanta, Georgia.
He was born July 13, 1934 in Muncie, Indiana and attended Muncie Central High School. He worked 50 years in the grocery business starting as a stock-boy with Marsh Foodliners at age 15. He later served as Vice President of Marsh Supermarkets, President of Lewis Grocer Company, and Southeast Regional President of Supervalu.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Norma Stohler Crouse; his father, Chicago White Sox catcher, Clyde “Bucky” Crouse; his mother, Lottie Weems Crouse; and his five siblings.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Trudy Crouse of Atlanta; his son, Scott Crouse of Muncie; his son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Angelia Crouse of Atlanta; eight grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Ted was a longtime member of the Roswell Street Baptist Church of Marietta, Georgia and was formerly a member of the Grace Baptist Church of Muncie, Indiana.
Visitation will 12 noon to 1 PM on Thursday, May 12th, at Culberson Funeral Home in Hagerstown, Indiana. Services will follow at 1 PM with Pastor Collins Glenn officiating. Ted will be laid to rest next to his wife, Norma, at the Brick Cemetery, near Hagerstown.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Omar Woodrow Dumford
Hagerstown, IN - Omar Woodrow Dumford, 97, a lifelong Hagerstown resident, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation center in New Castle following a brief illness.
He was born to Raymond and Jeannette (Dale) Dumford on November 15, 1918. He served with the US Army during WWII in both the European and Pacific theaters. Throughout a 46 year career with Perfect Circle / Dana corporation he worked in many positions including machine operator, tool room and facilities manager in Hagerstown, and as facilities engineer in the international division in Richmond.
Survivors include 7 children, John S. Dumford (Susan), Judy Phillips (Rick), David Dumford (Lisa), Linda Latham (Larry), Cindy Eldridge (Jim), Becky McCormick (Frank) and Gail Edwards (Bill); 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a brother, Herb Dumford (Helen); a sister, Marjorie Cook and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bette Dumford and 10 siblings.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 PM on Friday, May 6, at Culberson Funeral Home. Services will be at 2:00 PM Saturday also at the funeral home. Rev. Robert Fannin will officiate. Burial will be in the Sugar Grove Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Shirley Lucille Mahoney
Shirley Lucille Mahoney, 85, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie.
She was born near Hagerstown on September 2, 1930 to Charles and Helen (Harvey) Myers and was a life long resident of the area.
Shirley was a member of Hagerstown First United Methodist Church. At a young age she was a professional tap dancer and xylophone player and performed with the Jack Kurkowski Xylophone Band. As her last career, Shirley was a successful real estate broker. She was an avid bridge player.
Survivors include two sons, Mark Mahoney (Julia) of Maynardville, TN and David Mahoney of Palmetto, FL; a granddaughter, Katherine Mahoney of Maynardville, TN; a brother, Donald Myers, of Hagerstown; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Myron Mahoney on April 21, 2016 and a sister-in-law, Judith Myers.
Services were Tuesday, May 3rd at Culberson Funeral Home with Pastor Rodney Frieden officiating. Burial was in West Lawn Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com.
Frieda E. Peek
Lafayette, IN - Frieda E. Peek, 90, of Lafayette, died peacefully in her sleep April 22.
Frieda was born June 1, 1925 in Hagerstown, Indiana, to Marion and Oma Reed. Frieda graduated from Ball State Teacher’s College. She was a high school History and English teacher and Audio Visual Director at Southwestern and Lafayette Jefferson High Schools. Her love of books and reading led her to be the volunteer librarian for her church, Central Presbyterian, for many years.
Frieda was a loving wife and mother and will be missed by her surviving husband of 59 years, John, their children Tom Peek, and Mick (Debbie) Peek, and their grandchildren: Heather, Zach, Elizabeth, Christian and Ben. She is also survived by her husband’s children, Rob (Sandie) Peek, and Nancy (Don) Rowley and their children Jay, Carl, Tanya, and Brian.
A private celebration of life will be held at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens. Instead of flowers Memorial contributions may be sent to the Library Fund at Central Presbyterian Church Lafayette.
Martha Louise Taylor
Dublin, IN - Martha Louise Taylor, 90, passed away Friday April 22, 2016 at the home of her son Kevin in Maysville, N. Carolina.
A daughter of the late John H. and Hazel Venora (Wheatley) Thom, Martha was born in Dublin, Indiana on March 24, 1926. A lifelong Dublin resident, Martha attended Dublin School and had worked at Perfect Circle in Hagerstown during World War II. She was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother and member of the Dublin Gospel Mission Church.
Survivors include 3 children, Cathy Coryell of Salisbury, N.C., Karen Sherwood of Archdale, N.C. and Kevin of Maysville, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; 1 sister, Dorothy “Dottie” Moistner of Cambridge City; nieces and nephews.
Martha was preceded in death by her 1st husband, John Haynes on June 22, 1953; 2nd husband, Henry Taylor on January 26, 2004; son, David Haynes on November 3, 2006; grandson, John Henry Haynes; great grandson, Brandon Shook; 2 sisters, Rachel Schockley and Ellen Salmons; and 2 infant sisters, Alta and Donna Thom; 5 brothers, Edwin, John, Paul, Charles and Merrill Thom.
Funeral services were at 1 p.m. on Friday April 29, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Pastor Scott Moistner officiated. Burial followed at the South Lawn Cemetery in Dublin. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday April 28th and prior to the services on Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Earl James Musselman
Richmond, IN - Earl James Musselman 92 of Richmond passed away April 30, 2016 at Reid Health after a short illness. He was born September 22, 1923 in New Castle to Herschal and Mae Nicholson Musselman and lived here all of his life.
He worked for Dairy Maid for 20 years and retired from E.G. Hills after 21 years.
He served in the Army during WWII as a Tech Sergeant in the 65th signal corp.
He enjoyed his grandchildren.
Earl is survived by his two sons James (Jackie) Musselman of Richmond, Richard and Tammy Musselman of Union City, two daughters Patty (Glenn) Mullins of Sterling, AK., Carolyn Wilhelm of Richmond, seven grandchildren Cheri Dilauro of West Harwich, MA., Gregg Mullins of Sterling, AK., Laura Goldthwaite of Sterling, AK., Kelsey Jo Musselman of Brownsburg, Nicholas Musselman of Muncie, Amanda Mize of Lynn, Lori Brush of Webster, thirteen great grand children, one great -great grandson, one sister Ruby Musselman of Richmond, several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Martha who passed away in 2006, son Jerry Duane Musselman, son-in-law Robert Wilhelm, one sister June McDaniel, four brothers Merle, Kenneth, Charles, Delmer Musselman, two ½ brothers Wilbur and Harold Musselman.
Services will be 11:00AM Thursday May 5, 2016 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with military rites. Friends may call from 5-8 Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.stegallberheideorr.com
Carolyn I. Healton
Richmond, IN - Carolyn I. Healton, age 83, of Richmond, died Friday, April 22, 2016, at Village Green Health Campus in Greenville, Ohio.
Born September 9, 1932, in Greens Fork, Indiana, to Clyde and Verbena Howard Davis, Carolyn lived all of her life in this area.
Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Raymond Healton, to whom she was married on October 9, 1948; daughters, Connie (Jerry) Johnson of North Fort Myers, Florida, and Candy Kay (Scott) Null of New Madison, Ohio; two grandchildren, Christina Ibrahim and April Highley; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; nieces; and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, June Powell; and brother, Howard Davis.
Visitation for Carolyn I. Healton will be from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Chaplain Candy Kay Null officiating. Burial will be in Brick Cemetery in Hagerstown, Indiana.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Robert Jeffrey ‘Jeff’ Pearson
Richmond, IN - Robert Jeffrey ‘Jeff’ Pearson, age 60, of Richmond, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at his home.
Born November 27, 1955, in Kennett, Missouri, to Robert ‘Bob’ and Ludie Hall Pearson, Jeff had lived in Richmond for 20 years. He was a 1974 graduate of Marion High School where he was the number one pitcher in Indiana. Jeff worked as a Route Salesman. He coached baseball throughout his life and was a mentor to many of the players. Jeff enjoyed watching the St. Louis Cardinals and the Indiana Hoosiers. He loved watching his children and grandchildren compete in sports.
Survivors include his daughter, Stacey (Patrick) Vinson of Hagerstown, Indiana; sons, Ryan (Bethann) and Nathan (Amber) Pearson, both of Connersville, Indiana, Nolan (Meghan) Pearson of Fishers, Indiana, and Tyler Pearson of Richmond; 15 grandchildren; sister, Gayla Slater; brothers, Larry, Rick, and Tony Pearson; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandchild, Andrew ‘Drew’ Pearson.
A memorial visitation for Robert Jeffrey ‘Jeff’ Pearson will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Anton Payne officiating.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Myron Eugene Mahoney
Hagerstown, IN - Myron Eugene Mahoney, 85, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Morrison Woods Rehab Center, Muncie, where he had resided for the past few weeks.
He was born near Hagerstown on September 4, 1930 to Cletis and Lois (Root) Mahoney and was a life long resident of the area.
Myron was a member of Hagerstown First United Methodist Church and a member and past-president of Hartley Hills Country Club. He enjoyed golfing, boating and playing bridge with friends. He owned and operated New Castle Welding for many years. For many years, he wintered at Perdia Golf and Country Club, Bradenton, FL.
Survivors include his high school sweetheart and wife of 67 years, Shirley (Myers) Mahoney; two sons, Mark Mahoney (Julia) of Maynardville, TN and David Mahoney of Palmetto, FL; a granddaughter, Katherine Mahoney of Maynardville, TN; a brother, Phillip Mahoney (Sharon) of Connersville and a sister, Barbara Oehlert (E.A.) of Brentwood, CA.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Mahoney; a sister-in-law, Dottie Mahoney and a brother-in-law, Richard Fisher.
Services will be at 10:30 A.M. Monday, April 25, at Culberson Funeral Home. Pastor Rodney Frieden will officiate. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 P.M. Sunday.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the donor's favorite charity, in Myron's memory.,
Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
 
 
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