Obituaries Nettle Creek Gazette May 21, 2015    
Eleanor P. Moschell
Greens Fork, IN - Eleanor P. Moschell, age 86, passed away on Saturday (May 16 2015) at Rosewalk Village in Indianapolis. She was born in Madison, Wisconsin on November 8, 1928 to Edwin and Della McGraw and had lived in Richmond from 1959 to 1996. Eleanor enjoyed spending time with her family, raising her children, and later being around her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to bake, and was very active in her church in Venice, Florida; she ran the women's club. She enjoyed her retired life and was active with her water aerobics, bicycle riding, gardening and her pets! Survivors include her daughters Victoria (Timothy) Ryder of Sydney, Nebraska, Sharon (Bob) Kenny of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Vanessa (Craig) Young of Wimberly, Texas; Sons Lou (Kim) Moschell III of Bloomington, Indiana and Doug Moschell of Indianapolis; Brothers Dale McGraw and Norm (Sue) McGraw; Sister Lowella Stinson; 18 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parent, she is preceded in death by her husband Lou Moschell Jr. and a son Bruce Moschell. Services for Eleanor will be held on Tuesday (May 19 2015) at 1 p.m. in Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary. Pastor Mick Miller will officiate. Burial will follow in Goshen Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in Eleanor's name to Help the Animals (2102 West Main St. Richmond, IN 47374) www.riggle-waltermann.com
Ona M. (Harker) Hendershot
Economy, IN - Ona M. (Harker) Hendershot, 60, of Economy passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at her home. She was born on December 5, 1954 in San Jose, California to Charles and Louise (Ross) Harker. Formerly of Crab Orchard, Kentucky, Ona has made the Economy community her home for the last year. She enjoyed playing bingo and traveling.
Survivors include her husband, Douglas Newton Hendershot; daughter, Bobbie Webb; 6 grandchildren; siblings, Becky (Ronnie) Anderson, George (Thelma) Harker, David Harker, Gerald (Lynn) Harker, Janette McCarty, Rhonda (Mike) Garretson, Jim (Becky) Harker.
Ona was preceded in death by her parents; son, Timothy Harker in 2009; brother, Chuck Harker in 1977.
Family and friends may gather from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Phillip R. Belt
Hagerstown, IN - Philip R. Belt, 88, of Hagerstown, died Monday, May 11, 2015, at Henry County Hospital.
He was born in Hagerstown on January 2, 1927 to Clarence and Martha (Hilbert) Belt. Philip was well traveled, and lived in many locations, both in the US and numerous other countries, before returning to Hagerstown in 1994.
He was a well known fortepiano maker. During his career, he completed 49 of the instruments, which are now located throughout the world.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Merlinda Belt; eight children, Cherish, Bobby, Michael, Melvin, Beth, Tonya, Andre` and Nannette; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and two sisters, Lucille Dilling and Delores Reneau.
Services will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 16, at Culberson Funeral Home. Pastor Paul Gearhardt will officiate. Burial will be in Brick Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 P.M. Friday.
Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
Jason Lee Foster
Richmond, IN - On Sunday, May 10th at 11:25 AM, JASON LEE FOSTER, surrounded by his loving family and fiance, passed away from complications after a long courageous battle with cancer.
Jason joined the United States Army in 1999. He served his county fighting the War in Iraq in 2003. He was proud to be an Army Sapper, and talked of his brothers that he served with quite often.
Jason absolutely loved his family and the monthly gathers for food and fun they shared at his dads. He enjoyed and respected nature and liked being outdoors and taking it all in. But most important to him was his love of being with his family and friends. Jason enjoyed life and lived it to the fullest every single day, he lived minimally to cherish actually living, not things. He will always be remembered for his ornery sense of humor, and being quite the jokester.
Jason is proceeded in death by his Grandma Foster, who he loved, admired, and missed every day. It is a comfort to his family knowing that she was there waiting with arms wide open, just as she always did for Jason when he was younger. They will now able to enjoy their time together in the Heavens, for eternity.
Jason Lee Foster was born October 28, 1975 to Jerry Foster and Sandra in Richmond, Indiana. Survived to cherish his precious memory is Father Jerry and step-mother Carol Foster, Richmond, IN; Mother, Sandra (Cecil) Logan Louisville, KY; sisters: Elizabeth (Mike) Nichols of Piqua, OH; Mindy (Keriann) Foster-Marcum, Jessica Foster, and Tiffany Philbeck, all from Richmond, IN; Rachelle Foster, Twenty-nines Palms, CA; Ashley Diamond and Tamara (Cecil) Givens, from Louisville, KY. Sons: Brandon of Moorseville, IN and Jason Jr. of Mishawaka, IN. Step brothers, Kyle (Danielle) Beckman of Greensfork, IN. Kevin (Jessica) Beckman from Richmond IN, Kasey (Ashley) Beckman, Anchorage AK. Several Aunts, Uncles, And many precious nieces and nephews that Jason adored.
Also left to cherish and honor their incredible love and friendship is his fiance and the love of his life, Shawna Lee Gray. Jason and Shawna were planning their ceremony for August of this year. Jason also leaves behind missing him, is their three dogs, Meeko, Maks and Diego, that would follow Jason everywhere as he walked in the house,and was always trying to sit on his lap at the same time.
Jason’s wishes were there will be no funeral service, nor viewing. He wished that his loved ones would have a celebration of his life, which was last Saturday, May 16th at the VFW Post 1108. Address 213 South 8th Street Richmond IN 47374.
Richard Dale Bromagem
Losantville, IN - Richard Dale Bromagem, 49, of Losantville, formerly of Fountain City, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 26, at Clinton Memorial Hospital in Wilmington, Ohio.
Richard was born on April 17, 1966 in Richmond, Indiana to Michael Dale and Martha Case Bromagem. Richard grew up in Fountain City and was a 1984 graduate of Northeastern High School. Richard served in the US Navy. He was a journeyman lineman with Henry County REMC.
Richard enjoyed fishing and hunting, spending time outdoors and competing in traditional archery events. He also enjoyed going to auctions and gardening.
Richard will be missed by his wife, the former Sue Mullins, whom he married on July 11, 1998; his daughters, Lindsay Allison and her husband, James III, and Jordan Bromagem; grandchildren, Riley Bromagem and Muna Robinson; step-son, Lucas Tout; his mother and step-father, Martha and Walter Sparks; sister, Lora Bromagem; half-brother, Chris Bromagem.
Richard was preceded in death by his father and half-brother, David Allen Bromagem, in 1979.
Richard was remembered in a funeral ceremony on Thursday, April 30, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment followed in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.smithmcquistonwebster.com.
Saundra L. Stringfield
Fountain City, IN – Saundra L. Stringfield, age 72, of Fountain City, died Monday, April 27, 2015, at her home.
Born November 15, 1942, in Richmond, Indiana, to Joseph and Irene McClure Boyer, Sonnie lived all of her life in this area. She was a graduate of Richmond High School. Sonnie had worked at Mercury Records many years ago. She was a member of Delta Theta Tau Service Sorority in Fountain City. Sonnie enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was an Indiana University basketball fan. Sonnie was a beloved mother, wife, grandma, and sister.
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, James Stringfield; children, Tonya (Todd) Day of Williamsburg, Indiana, Rick (Judy) Maddox of Richmond, Jamie (David) Raymond of Carmel, Indiana, and David (Kathleen) Stringfield of Minneapolis, Minnesota; grandchildren, Jara Maddox ( fiancé Shane Fultz), Ricky Maddox, Parker Raymond, Elizabeth Stringfield, and Brianna Stringfield; great-grandchildren, Kaiden Seal and Jaila Seal; sisters, Jerri Mays and Katy Bowling, both of Richmond; brother, Bud Mays of Hailey, Idaho; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation for Saundra L. Stringfield will be from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Martin Holman officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Omni Home Care, 111 Garwood Road, Richmond, IN 47374 or Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway. Richmond, IN 47374.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Timothy R. Clark
Richmond, IN – Timothy R. Clark, age 60, of Richmond, died Saturday, November 1, 2014, at Reid Hospital.
Born July 26, 1954, in Greenville, Ohio, to Charles and Charlotte Hazel Beard Clark, Tim lived most of his life in Wayne County. He had served in the Army National Guard for 20 years. Tim owned TRC Wallpaper & Painting. He was a member of the VFW Kirk-Little Post 1108. Tim enjoyed metal detecting, line dancing, and taking cruises.
Survivors include his mother, Charlotte Vanover of Richmond; sister, Kathy (James) DeCamp of Florida; niece, Pammy Mays of Arizona; nephew, James A. DeCamp of Richmond; great-nephew; twin aunt and uncle, Esther Ankrom of Williamsburg, Indiana, and Chester Beard of Warsaw, Ohio; cousins; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father; three great-nieces; five uncles; and two aunts.
A memorial service for Timothy R. Clark will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the Maplewood Park in Centerville, Indiana, with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard. Arrangements are being handled by Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Dave McDaniel
Richmond, IN - Dave McDaniel, age 81, passed away on Wednesday (July 23, 2014) at Heritage House of Richmond. He was born in Manchester, Kentucky on September 13th, 1932 to William & Ida McDaniel and had lived in this area most of his life. He worked for 38 years at Swayne Robinson as an inspector. Dave enjoyed reading, attending air shows, and spending time with his family, particularly his grandchildren. Survivors include his children Naomi (Mike) McKendree of Greens fork, Dwayne (Sandy) McDaniel of Tennessee, Penny ( Rodney) Lanter of New Paris, Shane (Betsy) McDaniel of Greens fork; a brother Carl McDaniel, Grandchildren Abnie (Bryson) Hunt, Jessie McDaniel, Clayton McDaniel, Sean McDaniel, Andrew McDaniel, Mandy McKendree; Great grandchildren Loralei McKendree, Maddox Hunt; nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, his wife Bessie McDaniel, son William McDaniel, granddaughter Courtney Ann McDaniel, and sisters Helen Harris, Rosie McDaniel, and Edna Steele are also deceased. Services for Dave will be held on Monday (July 28, 2014) at 11 a.m. in Riggle Waltermann Mortuary. Rev. Charles McMahon will officiate. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery in Greens Fork, Indiana. Friends may call on Sunday (July 27, 2014) from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. www.riggle-waltermann.com
Joan B. Cumberledge
Richmond, IN – Joan B. Cumberledge, age 64, of Richmond, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at Reid Hospital.
Born May 14, 1950, in Symbol, Kentucky, to Lucian and Ada Eversole Grimes, she lived in Richmond and Randolph County most of her life. Joan was a 1969 graduate of Richmond High School. She worked as a Nurse’s Aide. Joan was a member of the True Gospel United Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son, Paul (Adria) Cumberledge of Buna, Texas; daughter, Emily (John Miller) Saylor of Richmond; granddaughter, Ashton; grandsons, Jacob, Bret, Thomas, and Daniel; step-grandson, Jordan; brother, Wayne (Barbara) Grimes of Lynn, Indiana; sisters, Veda Wildes of Kentucky and Faye (Carl) Runner of Lynn, Indiana; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Norman John Cumberledge who died on April 9, 2015; parents; three brothers; and two sisters.
Visitation for Joan B. Cumberledge will be from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greens Fork South Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Irene Meyer
Hagerstown, IN - Irene Meyer, 88, a long time Hagerstown resident, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at The Waters of New Castle.
She was born in Eadesville, KY on August 7, 1926, to James W. and Anna Elizabeth (Stephens) Davis. She had resided in the Hagerstown area since 1959, moving here from New Castle.
Irene was a gifted seamstress. She enjoyed all types of crafts, flower arranging and reading. She was a fan of country music and Nascar racing. In 1981, she retired from Perfect Circle / Dana Corp., following 28 years of service. She was a member of Perfect Circle 25 year club and was a former Girl Scout leader.
Survivors include 2 children, Robert B. Meyer (Carol) and Anna Marie Brown (Steve); 6 grandchildren, Amy Carter (Tim), Scott Meyer, Joy DeLong (Gary), Patrick Brown (Erica), Rich Brown (Lisa) and Kevin Brown (Tanyia); 17 great-grandchildren, Neva, Emma and Sara Carter, Liam and Stella Meyer, Josh and Brice Griffin, Ryley, Owen, Emmy, Alex, Brady, Evan, Isabella, Jaden and Gavin Brown and Caden Creech; 2 siblings, Rosemary Latham and Steve Davis (Beverly); a sister-in-law, Monica Davis and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher Stephen Brown, and by 3 brothers, Floyd Davis, Eugene Davis and Everett Davis.
Services will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday, May 1, at Culberson Funeral Home. Pastor Paul Gearhardt will officiate. Burial will be in South Mound Cemetery, New Castle. Visitation will be 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday.
Memorials may be made to American Legion Post 333, 615 W. Main St., Hagerstown, IN. 47346.
Thomas L. Harney
Winchester, IN - Thomas L. Harney, 70, formerly of Winchester, passed away on April 22, 2015 at Golden Rule Living Center in Richmond. He was born on August 6, 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Charles and Dorothy (Lee) Harney.
He was a graduate of Union High School and had worked for 25 years for Indiana-Michigan Power Company in Winchester. Tom enjoyed playing softball and golfing and was an avid IU basketball fan.
Survivors include one son, Bob (Tena Davis) Harney of Richmond, IN; two daughters, Robin (Daren) Bush of Winchester, IN and Angie (Brian) Meek of Lake City, FL; six grandchildren, Amanda Aleman, Justin Harney, Shelby Harney, Shana Ward, Alisha Foudray and Caleb Meek; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Ann Loveall of Smyrna, TN; three brothers, Daniel (Donna) Harney of Hagerstown, IN, Paul (Debbie) Harney of Winchester, IN and Joel (Jennifer) Harney of Elkhart, IN and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may call on Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 4-7 PM at the Walker Funeral Home in Winchester. Graveside services for Tom will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Buena Vista Cemetery, 5434 W. 300 S., Farmland, Indiana. Online condolences can be made at www.walkerswinchester.com.
Audrey L. Combes
Hagerstown, IN - Audrey L. Combes, 84, of Hagerstown, died Monday, April 20, 2015, at Reid Hospital, following a brief illness.
She was born in Hagerstown on June 15, 1930, to Ernest and Addie (Young) Favorite, and lives most of her life in the Hagerstown area.
Audrey was a retired custodian at Nettle Creek Schools. She enjoyed quilting and sewing.
Survivors include 9 children, Jack W. Favorite (Kathy), Ernest F. Combes, Vickie Hall (Randy), Paula Bickel (Gary), Kathy Watts (Kevin), Paul Combes (Susie), Michael Combes (Sonya), Terry Combes and Sandy Combes (Charles); 23 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; a brother, Dale Favorite (Cindy); 2 sisters, Jenny Neal (Harry) and Ellen Cutshaw.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Combes, and 2 sisters, Maxine Lane and Ernestine Knose.
Visitation will be 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Thursday, April 23, at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Services will follow at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Jim Anderson will officiate.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.
Robert E. Paul
Williamsburg, IN - Robert E. Paul, passed away Saturday April 4, 2015, at Ambassador HealthCare Center in Centerville, IN.
Born October 3, 1940, to Clem and Otta Paul, Robert was a 1958 graduate of Williamsburg High School. He served in the United States Army. He retired from Dana Corporation, Hagerstown, IN. He also worked at Lobdell Emery, Winchester, IN. He enjoyed his family, woodworking, farming, going to farm auctions and Nascar.
Survivors include his wife Martha (Marti), children, Daryl (Cindy) Paul, New Memphis, IL, daughter, Carol Paul (Rob Tyson), Chicago, IL, sister, Joanne Mann, Richmond, IN, brothers, Charles (Terri) Paul, Richmond, IN, and Dan Paul, Greensfork, IN, grandchildren, Sara, Zachary, Jacob, Deven, and great grandchildren, Sierra, Donte, Jade, Vincent, and Dominic. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Terry Paul, and brother, Jacque Paul.
A Memorial Service was held Saturday, April 18, 2015, at the Williamsburg Friends Church, 8253 US 35, Williamsburg, IN. Pastor Phil Baisley officiated.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Williamsburg Friends Church, PO Box 213, Williamsburg, IN, 47393-0213, or to The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. 135 Parkinson Avenue Staten Island, New York 10305.
Community Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guestbook at www.communityfamilyfh.com
Nadine Hickey
Economy, IN - Nadine Hickey, 80, of Economy, passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015.
She was born on July 30, 1934 in Hazard, Kentucky to Arthur and Ruth Walters Pratt. After her father's death, she was raised by her mother and step-father, John Perkins.
Mrs. Hickey was formerly a member of Order of Eastern Star and had worked as a private duty caregiver.
Mrs. Hickey is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Steve & Lori Hickey and Roger & Rachel Hickey, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; brothers, Clarence Pratt and Manford Pratt; half-brothers, Willie Dean Perkins and Jerry Perkins; half-sisters, Maggy Sue Perkins, Betty Harvey and Donna Maglieo; and several nieces & nephews.
Mrs. Hickey was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, William Hickey, in 1986; children, Peggy, Betty, David and Arthur Hickey; brother, Eugene Pratt; half-sister, Christine Mitchell.
A graveside ceremony was conducted on Saturday, April 18, in Gravel Hill Cemetery, located at County Road North 50 West and County Road West 650 North near Bryant, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be sent to SouthernCare Hospice, 3414 West Fox Ridge Lane, Muncie, IN 47304-6340.
The Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, Fountain City, is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.smithmcquistonwebster.com.
James L. Richards
Richmond, IN - James L. Richards Jr., age 65, of Richmond, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at his home.
Born April 21, 1949, in Richmond, to James L. and Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Wright Richards Sr., Jim was a 1967 graduate of Richmond High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was awarded the purple heart. Jim worked in the capping machine department at ALCOA, retiring in 2001 after 32 years of service. He was a life-member of the Marine Corps League and the VFW Kirk-Little Post 1108. Jim was a member of the AMVETS and the Hagerstown American Legion. He liked to sing and play the guitar and loved to ride motorcycles.
Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Minton Richards to whom he was married on September 7, 1990; children, Rebecca Marie (Jerry) Weiss of Ridgeville, Indiana, Brian James (Tammy) Richards of Eaton, Ohio, and Melissa Marlene (Sean) Gallagher of Richmond; step-son, Chad Michael (Mary) Baumer of Colorado Springs, Colorado; grandchildren, Heather, Cody, and Hannah Weiss, Clay Napier, Chad Richards, and Collin and Ava Gallagher; step-grandchildren, Savannah and Bryce Baumer; great-granddaughter, Serenity Clair Napier; sister, Karen (Buddy) Bleiker of Dalhart, Texas; step-sister, Ramona Martin of Richmond; step-brothers, Richard Martin and Rick Martin, both of Richmond; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, James L. Richards Sr.; mother, Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Martin; step-father, James “Bud” Martin; brother, John Dane Richards; sister, Darlene Wilkes; and step-sister, Cathy Martinez.
Visitation for James L. Richards Jr. will be from 12 to 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. James Slaven officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the United States Marine Corps and the Wayne County Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to: 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.
Walter “Walt” Ulrich Jr.
Hagerstown, IN - Walter Ulrich Jr., 85, slipped peacefully from this life on April 3, 2015, surrounded by family in his daughter, Diana's, home in Kaysville, Utah. He was born in Hagerstown, Indiana April 14, 1929 to Walter Frederick Ulrich Sr. and Dorothy Louise Lilly Ulrich.
He married Lois Vernetta Wixom, the “love of his life”, on November 21, 1952 in the Mesa Arizona Temple. She preceded him in death on November 17, 2006. They had three daughters. He and his family lived in many states; Indiana, California, Alabama, and Florida, before settling in Lancaster, California, where he retired. After Lois passed away, he moved to Orem, Utah to be closer to his sister Norma (Al) Akemon, and his brother Richard D. (Genny) Ulrich.
Walt grew up in Hagerstown, Indiana, and graduated from Hagerstown High School. He received his Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Engineering, from Purdue University. He was an officer in the United States Navy and served during the Korean War as a ships navigator. After his military service, he made his career in the Space industry as a mechanical engineer, working on the Apollo and many Space Shuttles.
Walt was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many different callings. In his later years, he enjoyed indexing on the Family Search website, and indexed over a million names.
His example of loving others will be a legacy to all of us.
Walt is survived by his daughters Diana (George) Handrahan, Debra (Ron) Smith, and Deneille (Bernard) Madrid, brother Richard D. (Genny) Ulrich, 12 grandchildren, 22 and counting, great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, his wife Lois Wixom Ulrich, sister Norma (Al) Akemon, and granddaughter Amy Smith (Rich) Hull .
Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 15, 9:30 to 11 am at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Services will follow at 11 am. Interment will be in West Lawn Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at: www.culbersonfh.com
The family wishes to thank Intermountain Hospice in Utah for their assistance and support, and requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to your local Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Nelson Glen Wesley
Nelson Glen Wesley 80, of Old Town, Fl. passed away April 3,2015.
He belonged to Central North Florida Carpenters Union and was a memberof Cross City SDA Church. He loved bluegrass music, camping,and fishing. He loved nature and studied Herbs and plants since childhood He loved reading his Bible
and witnessing and Flea Market Ministry.
He is survived by his wife, Annie Wesley of Old Town, Florida, son, David Wesley of Inverness, Florida, Daughters Twyla Garnet, of Crystal River, Florida, Glenda Forrester of Holt,Florida, Lydia Vonlue of Inverness, Florida,and Amanda Muson of Bolder City, Nevada, 13 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. Brothers Robert Wesley of Springport,Indiana, Vernon Wesley of Trenton,Florida, David Wesley of Economy, Indiana, and Gerald Wesley of Hagerstown,Indiana.
Services will be held at West Lawn Cemetery on April 25,2015 at 2 PM
Norman John Cumberledge
Richmond, IN - Norman John Cumberledge, age 66, of Richmond, died Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Reid Hospital.
Born May 15, 1948, in Parkersburg, West Virginia, to Jesse and Ruby Mason Cumberledge, he lived in Richmond since 1972. Norman was a LCPL in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam War from February 11, 1972 to November 3, 1974. He was proud to be a Marine and to serve his country. Norman was a member of the True Gospel United Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of over 42 years, Joan Grimes Cumberledge to whom he was married on August 25, 1972; son, Paul (Adria) Cumberledge of Buna, Texas; daughter, Emily (John Miller) Saylor of Richmond; granddaughter, Ashton; grandsons, Jacob, Bret, Thomas, and Daniel; sisters, Betty Griffit and Patricia Caddel, both of Parkersburg, West Virginia; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and seven sisters.
Visitation for Norman John Cumberledge will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Martin Holman officiating. Burial will be in Greens Fork South Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46278.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Mary Kathleen “Kate” Thornbury
Modoc, IN - Mary Kathleen “Kate” Thornbury, 88, a long time Modoc resident, died Friday, April 3, 2015 at Rosebud Village, Richmond.
She was born in Huntsville on February 14, 1927, the daughter of Alexander and Mary (Holiday) Hancock and lived her entire life in the Modoc area.
Survivors include her daughter, Sheila Niccum (Mark) of Richmond; two grandchildren, Mason and Madison Niccum and 5 nieces.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Thornbury in 1992, a brother, Marion “Bud” Hancock and a sister, June Heston.
Visitation will be 12 noon to 1 PM Monday, April 6, in Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Services will follow at 1 PM. Pastor Rick Alvey will officiate. Burial will be in Huntsville cemetery.
James Robert "Jim" Stevenson
Richmond, INB - Richmond resident James Robert “Jim” Stevenson 87 died Monday March 30, 2015 at Reid Hospital after a short illness. He was born in Richmond July 11, 1927 to James Russell and Cyrena Huber Stevenson.
He was a 1945 graduate of Greens Fork High School and participated in Baseball, Basketball, and Track. He was a World War II veteran of the Navy serving almost three years with one year in Shanghai, China. He was a former employee of Warfel Printing and Paust Printers, and was owner-operator of Stevenson Printing from 1963 until 1990. He continued his career as a professional photographer and retired in 2009.
He was a charter member of Holy Family Catholic Church, and a former member of the Holy Family Pastoral Council, serving as secretary for six years.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years Dorothy Moss Stevenson, whom he married June 1, 1949; one daughter Cathy (James) Overturf of Edmond, Oklahoma, one granddaughter Alyson Overturf , five grandsons Craig (Grethen) Stevenson, Chad Stevenson, Chris (Trisha) Stevenson, Justin Overturf, Jon (Shandi) Overturf, four great granddaughters Sydney and Kaitlyn Stevenson, Makenna and Raelin Overturf, three great grandsons Connor, Logan and Bradley Stevenson, his sister-in-law Lucille Toschlog, nieces and nephews and several cousins.
He is preceded in death by one daughter Linda, one son James Jr., his parents, a sister Julia Jane Campbell, and a brother-in-law Lowell Campbell.
Liturgy of Christian Burial will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday April 4, 2015 at Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. Kevin Morris officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrew’s Cemetery. Friends may call 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Friday at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to Holy Family Church c/o Richmond Catholic Office 240 South 6th Street Richmond, Indiana 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.stegallberheideorr.com.
Morris Gene Gray
Richmond, IN - Morris Gene Gray, 73, of Richmond passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Arbor Trace Nursing Home. He was born July 3, 1941 in McKee, Kentucky to Raymond and Sophia Wagers Gray and lived here for most of his life.
He was a housepainter, and retired from the Richmond State Hospital.
He was a member of the Greens Fork Pentecostal Church.
He is survived by his wife Colene Clay Gray of Richmond, two sons Jeffery Gray of Richmond, Christopher and Donna Gray of Indianapolis, one daughter Amy Michele an James Erickson of Lexington, Ky., two step sons Keith and Ricky Callahan, eight grandchildren, four sisters Lorene and Russell Isaacs, Geraldine and Jackie Smith, Dorothy and Ronald Webb, Daisy Fay Adkins, one brother Billy and Theresa Gray.
He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and a sister.
Services will be 11:00AM Thursday April 2, 2015 at Lakes Funeral Home in McKee, Ky. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5PM – 7PM at Lakes Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Isaacs Family Cemetery. Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be made by visiting www.stegallberheideorr.com
June (Joy) Luellen
Mooreland, IN - June (Joy) Luellen, age 86, of Mooreland, passed away Thursday evening, March 26, 2015 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana after suffering a massive stroke at home. God saw her very tired and good health again was not to be, so in His infinite love, He beckoned "Come to me."
June was born in Henry County, June 15, 1928, the daughter of the late James and Eva (Reece) Houser. She had lived in the Mooreland area all her life and graduated from Mooreland High School in 1946. She married Marvin Luellen, also of Mooreland, July 10, 1948. They had lived in the farm home they had built since 1959.
June was a homemaker, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved her family and was the happiest and proudest when they could all be home. She loved going to their school and sports activities.
June had served as a Cub Scout Den Mother, Girl Scout leader, Sunday school teacher, youth leader, Bible school teacher and/or director among others. She volunteered at different nursing homes and had received the nursing home volunteer of the year recognition. June had said it was a blessing to see the joy and smiles one could bring to the faces of the residents. She was a member of the Wilbur Wright Birthplace Preservation Society where she enjoyed putting together displays for the enjoyment of the visitors. She had served as treasurer and on the Board of Directors. She had also served as treasurer of the family owned Luellen Farms, Inc.
She and her husband were honored with the Lieutenant Governor Kernan's Hospitality Award. They also received a Distinguished Hoosier award from Governor Mitch Daniels.
She was a 50 plus year member of the South Christian Church in Mooreland and attended the New Testament Church of Christ in Hagerstown.
Surviving June is her husband of 66 years, Marvin Luellen of Mooreland; sons, Randy (Jana) Luellen of Mooreland and Kerry (Pam) Luellen of Apopka, FL; daughters, Brenda (David) Day of Noblesville, IN and Julie (Joe) Hale of Hagerstown, IN; grandchildren, Amanda (Ted) Jester of New Castle, Ryan (Ashley) Luellen of Millville, IN, Nathaniel (Erin) Day of Greenfield, IN, Anna (Ryan) Dilger of Champaign, IL, Eric (Amy) Day of Eugene, OR, Jaron (Brooke) Hale of New Castle, Jay (Abby) Hale of Mooreland, IN, Devon Luellen of Tampa, FL, Emily Luellen of Maitland, FL; seventeen great grandchildren, Wyatt and Cecily Jester, Mason, Sara, Daniel and Jasmine Luellen, Gavin Anderson, Thomas, Noah and Christian Day, Allison Joy and Joshua Dilger, Colby Day, Jaxon, Jonah and Jace Hale and Owen Hale; sister, Dorothy Knotts of New Castle; sister-in-law, Betty Houser of New Castle; many special and wonderful nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, June was preceded in death by a precious granddaughter, Jessica Joy Hale in 2002; sisters, Thelma (Houser) Knotts and Marjorie (Houser) Wantz; brothers, Eugene
Houser and Don Houser; brothers-in-law, Lewis Knotts and Mefford Knotts and Kenneth Wantz; sister-in-law, Wilma (Vores) Houser.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Paul Gearhardt and Rod Beheler officiating. Burial will follow in Mooreland Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2015 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the New Testament Church of Christ, 752 W. Main St., Hagerstown, IN 47346. Condolences and memories of June may be expressed at www.hinsey-brown.com.
Mabel Lucille Holaday
Losantville, IN - Mabel Lucille Holaday, 96, a long time Losantville resident, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at Glen Oaks Health Campus.
She was born in Okeana, OH on June 13, 1918, the daughter of Charles and Alta (Bonham) Thomas and lived most of her life in the Losantville area.
Mabel was a member of Antioch Christian Church, Losantville, where she taught Sunday School for many years and had been active with the Lady's Aid and Home Economics Club. She enjoyed singing, painting, poetry and crafts.
Survivors include three sons, Max Holaday (Janet) of Losantville, Kent Holaday (Cheryl) of Columbus, OH and Alan Holaday (Jan) of St. Joseph, MI; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 3 step-great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Albert Holaday, in 1997, and by 2 siblings, Thelma Nixon and John Dale Thomas.
Visitation will be 11 AM to 1 PM on Saturday, March 28, at Antioch Christian Church. Services will follow at 1 PM. Rev. Albert Oren and Rev. David Craw will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Gideon's International.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Linda S. Porter
Richmond, IN - Linda S. Porter, age 67, of Richmond, went home to the Lord on Thursday morning (March 26, 2015) at Reid Hospital.
She was born in New Castle, Indiana on May 25, 1947 to Donald and Eloise Adkins Staley. She was raised in Randolph County, Indiana and was a 1969 graduate of Ball State University and taught high school before entering the real estate business in 1977.
She was involved in real estate sales and property management and was a licensed real estate broker. She was a graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI). From 1984-1988 Linda owned and operated her own real estate office in Hagerstown. During that same time period, she was vice president of the local Chamber of Commerce. In 1987 she was named the “Outstanding Working Woman” by the Business and Professional Women's Association. In January 1989 she was named supervisor of properties for MP Realty Group where she concentrated her efforts on apartment management. She was a graduate of Quality Management School and in 1991 received the National Apartment Association's designation of Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS). Linda's responsibilities with MP Realty Group/First Richmond Corporation included overseeing all on-site employees and operations of the company's 20 apartment communities in Indiana and Ohio. In 1992 she became an instructor designate for the Indiana Apartment Association. From 1995 to 2006 she was the general manager of the Richmond Holiday Inn where she developed the property into one of the top performing units in the hotel industry and where she was loved and respected by all who worked for her.
Survivors include her husband, Scott Porter; daughters Holly Forrest of Richmond and Rebecca (Ryan) Cate of Richmond; sisters Mary (Jerry) Gordon of Wiggins, MS and Betty (George) Clark of Granite Bay, CA; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Steve and Sally Porter of Richmond; grandson Ryder Cate; nieces Kim Gordon and Tracy (Scott) Talley and special cousins Larry( Kathy)and Jim (Sue) Ronk and Nancy Bellomy.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be conducted in her honor at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday (March 29, 2015) at First Baptist Church (1601 South “A” Street). Rev. Jim Spon will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Reid Foundation for Cancer Care (1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374) or to First Baptist Church (1601 South “A” Street, Richmond, IN 47374).
Riggle - Waltermann Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. www.riggle-waltermann.com
Ruth Ann Seffrin
Hagerstown, IN - Ruth Ann Seffrin, 71, of Hagerstown, died Sunday, March 22, 2015, at St. Vincent Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis.
She was born in Richmond on December 11, 1943 to Ralph and Ruth (Nobbe) Clawson and was a life long resident of Wayne County.
She was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Cambridge City and a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She was a long time member of Alpha Chi Chapter, Psi Iota Xi, where she held many offices, including president for 2 terms, Treasurer and chairman of many committees. She operated a day care from her home for more than 25 years. She was active with Dollars for Scholars at Hagerstown High School and a member of Red Hat Society.
Survivors include her husband, Tim Seffrin; 5 daughters, Melissa Semler (Chad), Theresa Seffrin (Scott Berger), Jennifer Seffrin (Dee Tucker), Rebecca Smith (Ryan) and Natalie Rattan (Abhay); 13 grandchildren; 4 siblings, David Clawson (Gay), Mike Clawson (Fairlyn), Judy Shook (Ron) and Linda VanWinkle (Blaine). Ruth Ann was loved by her family and many friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-mother, Peggy Clawson, and 3 brothers, Bob Clawson, Keith Clawson and Edward Clawson.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 P.M. Thursday, March 26, at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown, where a memorial service will be conducted by Psi Iota Xi at 8 P.M. A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 A.M. Friday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Fr. John Luerman will officiate. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to The Arts Place and Museum, 96 1/2 East Main St., Hagerstown, IN 47346.
David E. Watson
Modoc, IN - David E. Watson, age 65, of Modoc, Indiana, and formerly of Fountain City, Indiana, passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 at Arbor Trace after an extended illness.
Born December 29, 1949 in Richmond to Lawrence "Red" and Anna E. (Cressler) Watson, David lived in and around Fountain City and Richmond for most of his life. He was a 1969 graduate of Northeastern High School in Fountain City, Indiana. He previously worked at Dana and retired from Himelick Construction. David formerly served as a member of the Fountain City Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his sisters, Laura Rader of Eaton and Reba Watson of Fountain City; brothers, Stephen Watson of Richmond and William (fiancée Julie) Watson of Union City; nieces and nephews, Brian Rader, Sarah Miller, Karen Seal, and Brad Rader; great niece, Alyssa Miller; and special friends, Sam and Bonnie Cook.
He was preceded in death by his partner, Ruth Johnson; parents, Lawrence "Red" and Anna (Cressler) Watson; and brother-in-law, Larry Rader.
David's family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Arbor Trace for the care and compassion they showed to David.
There will be no public visitation or services. The family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at indianafuneralcare.com
Richard L. "Dick" Hawkins
Fountain City, IN - Richard L. "Dick" Hawkins, 80, of Fountain City, passed away on Tuesday, March 17.
He was born on March 11, 1935 in Richmond to Oscar F. "Chick" and Florence S. Mills Hawkins. He was a 1953 graduate of Centerville High School and later served six years in the Indiana Army National Guard. He married the former Delores "Dee" Short 59 years ago on November 22, 1956.
Dick retired from Dana Perfect Circle after 31 years of service in the foundry. He formerly served in the Wayne County Sheriff's Reserve. He was an IHSAA umpire and coached three generations of Little League in Fountain City. He also served 23 years on the Fountain City Town Board. Dick was a history buff and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Richmond.
Dick will be missed by his wife, Dee Hawkins; daughters, Kathy Champagne and her husband, Don; and Terry Hawkins-Wiesehan; son, Deron Hawkins and his wife, Dana; grandchildren, Todd Wiesehan, Brendan (Cassie) Finley, Andrew (Angelina) Finley, Caiden Hawkins and Kinley Hawkins; great-grandson, Gavin Finley; sisters, Susy (David) Bond and Helen (Tom) Vickroy; brothers, Sam (Carol) Polver, Elmer (Wanda) Hawkins, Jack (Delores) Hawkins, Ben Hawkins, Joe (Becky) Hawkins and Dave (Shelly) Hawkins; and numerous nieces & nephews.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law, Rick Wiesehan, in 2014; brothers, Billy Hawkins in 1939 and Donald Hawkins in 2011.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, at the funeral home.
Robert Marcum
Richmond, IN – Robert Marcum, age 32, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Reid Hospital.
Born July 8, 1982, in Richmond, Indiana, to Robert H. and Terri Hile Marcum Jr., he was a life-long resident of Richmond. Robert was a 2001 graduate of Northeastern High School and had attended Indiana University East. He was an employee of Northgate Cars, Inc.
Survivors include his mother, Terri L. Cyr; father, Robert H. Marcum Jr.; sister, Elicia Marcum; brothers, John Marcum and Jordan Marcum; maternal grandmother, Cheryl Ellmann; paternal grandparents, Robert H. and Ruby L. Marcum Sr.; aunts; uncles; cousins; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his aunt, Sonya K. Revalee.
Visitation for Robert Marcum will be from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Judith Anne (Butler) Smith
Milville, IN - Judith Anne (Butler) Smith,72, of Millville, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Glen Oaks Health Campus.
She was born in New Castle on May 18, 1942, the daughter of Horace and Elizabeth (Benjamin) Butler. She spent her early life in Straughn and lived most of her life in the Millville area.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Ronald Smith; two daughters, Julie Spencer (Mike) of New Castle and Rhonda Hoffmann (Kurt) of Boca Raton, FL; five grandchildren, Jacob and Jason Spencer and Melanie, John and David Hoffmann; and a sister, Carla Eckart (Doug) of Columbus, IN.
Visitation will be 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Saturday, March 21, at Culberson Funeral Home. Services will follow at 1 P.M. Mark Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Mooreland Cemetery.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the donor's favorite charity.
Jack L. Grose
Richmond, IN - Jack L. Grose, age 84, of Richmond, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Reid Hospital.
Born October 22, 1930, in New Castle, Indiana, to Raymond E. and Laura T. Hartley Grose, Jack lived in Richmond for most of his life. He was a 1949 graduate of Chrysler High School in New Castle, Indiana. Jack attended Indiana University, Clemson University, and Dana University. He was a Korean War veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force. Jack was an Account Manager for Dana Corp./Perfect Circle for 41 years, retiring in 1996.
He was a member of First English Lutheran Church and former member of Forest Hills Country Club and Elks Lodge #649. Jack was an avid golfer and a fan of the Chicago Cubs and I.U. Basketball. He had an amazing sense of humor, liked to fish, and wrote poetry for his family and friends. Jack loved his family, friends and his dog Shadow.
Survivors include his daughters, Vicki Corkell of Chesterfield, Indiana and Linda (Glenn) Toschlog of Fishers, Indiana; son, Stephen Grose of Fort Wayne, Indiana; grandchildren, Leslie, Justin, Adam, Clint, Spencer, and Whitley; several great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; nieces; and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, C. Kay Morris Grose; parents; sons, Michael Grose and Jonathon Grose; and sister, Doris Lunsford.
There will be no public visitation. Memorial Service for Jack L. Grose will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond with Pastor John Walker officiating. Burial will be in Lutherania Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to: First English Lutheran Church, 2727 East Main St., Richmond, IN 47374 or Riley Hospital for Children, Memorial Foundation, 30 Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Jackson Duane and Jason Robert Shultz
(March 17, 2015 - March 17, 2015 )
Jackson Duane and Jason Robert Shultz, surrounded by family, passed
away Tuesday March 17, 2015 at Reid Hospital.
These two precious angels are survived by their parents Kirklend Anthony Thomas and Anesa Sandra Stevens Shultz, maternal
grandparents Nancy and Robert Stevens of Richmond, maternal great grandparents Sandy and Bob Stevens, Phyllis Sizemore all of
Richmond, paternal grandparents Angie and Mike Turner of Richmond, paternal great grandparents Larry and Linda Lewis of
Centerville, Rick White Sr. of Iowa, Terry M. Hacker of Ohio, Terry Bliell Turner of Fountain City, three great-great grandparents, several
aunts, uncles and cousins.
They are preceded in death by their maternal great grandfather Everett Sizemore and paternal great grandfather Jeff D. Turner.
Services will be 3:00 PM Friday March 20, 2015 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Mingus
officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Friends may call from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Friday at the Funeral Home. In Lieu of
Flowers memorial contributions may be made to Stegall-Berheide Orr Funeral Home or www.gofundme.com see Angie White Turner for
details.
George Thomas Moore
Greens Fork, IN - George Thomas Moore, 1932 – 2015, Brother Tom Moore was freed from his earthly bonds and entered the Kingdom of Heaven on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He had been in declining health for the past 5 years following a stroke.
Tom was born in Richmond, Indiana on February 11, 1932 to George Harrison Moore and Gertrude Ruth Toney Moore, the third youngest of 17 children. He graduated from Richmond High School in 1949 and entered military service with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, serving in Germany. He was awarded the Army Occupation Medal.
He worked on the Pennsylvania Railroad for 12 years until he took a job with the Greens Fork Post Office as a rural carrier. He retired from the Post Office in 1992 after 30 years of service. He was also the pastor of the Blountsville Church of the Nazarene for 25 years.
He lived a life of service to his God, church, family and community, always ready to provide a helping hand, a meal, a ride, an encouraging word to those he met who needed it. He is fondly remembered for playing Santa Claus at community holiday parties and would call each child who sat on his lap by name. Afterwards, they would ask how he knew their name, and parents would say, "Because he's Santa Claus!"
Tom is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley Ann Hall Moore; 3 children, Mary Lotz of Indianapolis, George "Frank" Moore (wife, Jane) of Greens Fork, Cynthia Walton (husband, Mark) of Ormond Beach, Florida; one remaining sister, Rachel Camden; his "favorite" sister-in-law, Sue Miller Hertel (husband, Dale); brother-in-law, John J. Hall; 8 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and dozens of nieces and nephews. His children and grandchildren looked to him for strength and guidance through God's word, and he was a lifelong Bible scholar.
A Celebration of Life for Tom Moore will be held on Saturday, March 21 at 2pm at the Greens Fork Community Center. Remembrance cards will be available to write down a favorite memory of Tom or a way he touched a life.
Kristy Sue Harth
Columbus, OH - Kristy Sue Harth 35 formerly of Richmond living in Columbus, Ohio went to be with the Lord Sunday March 15, 2015 at The Ohio State University Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born November 12, 1979 in Richmond to Dewey Chester and Loretta June McDaniel Williams Sr. and lived in Columbus 3 years.
She worked for Wal-Mart 9 years. Kristy was baptized in the Truth Tabernacle Church, and enjoyed crafts.
Survivors include her husband of 13 years Tim, one brother Dewey (Trisha) Williams Jr. of Taylors, South Carolina, one sister Brenda (Jack) Carter of Richmond, one niece Tabitha (Joshua) Andis of Taylors, South Carolina, and one great niece Raelynn Andis, her mother and father-in-law Pam and Richard Harth of Richmond, brother-in law Stephen (Erin) Harth of Hilliard, Ohio, one niece-in-law Kaylee Harth, one nephew-in-law Luke Harth, aunts, uncles, cousins, many friends, and her Wal-Mart family. Her daughter Karlee died April 24, 2002, and her parents are also deceased.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday March 19, 2015 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Mangas officiating. Burial will be at Fairfield Cemetery in Greens Fork. Friends may call 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Tim Harth to help with medical expenses c/o Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home P.O. Box 146 Richmond, Indiana 47375. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.stegallberheideorr.com.
Debra Faye West
Ne Castle, IN - Debra Faye West, 56, of New Castle, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at The Lincoln Centers.
She was born in New Castle on September 16, 1958 to Luid and Neva (Kidd) West.
Survivors include a daughter, Angie Hall (Jeff); 2 grandchildren, Levi and Bryan Hall and 2 brothers, Rusty West (Terry) and Troy West (Angie).
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jamie Hawkins, and a sister, Kathy Kidd.
Graveside services will be 4:00PM March 20th at West Lawn Cemetery, Hagerstown.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Marian Brenneke Harris
Hagerstown, IN- Marian Brenneke Harris went to be with her husband Paul Earl Harris in heaven on March 9, 2015. She passed away in the loving care of her daughter Kit Stratton, Friends Fellowship Community and Asera Care Hospice. Marian lived a good life of 94 years
Marian was born in New Castle Indiana on November 26, daughter of Florence Millikan and William August Brenneke. She graduated from New Castle High School. Marian worked as a switchboard operator at Perfect Circle in Hagerstown where she met the love of her life, Paul Earl Harris. They were married on May 2, 1941.
Marian was a great tennis player in her younger days as well as an accomplished artist. She and Paul enjoyed building their retirement cottage together at Canadian Lakes in Mecosta Michigan. Marian loved to play golf and bridge. In her later years she enjoyed quilting, reading and working challenging crossword puzzles. She never lost her dry sense of humor even as she was coming down the home stretch of her life’s journey.
Marian is survived by three daughters, Michal Alexander (Stephen Alexander) of Pearland Texas, Kit Stratton of Hagerstown Indiana and Laurie Jones (Michael Jones) of Minneapolis Minnesota. She also is survived by 5 grandchildren, Patty DeArmond Upchurch (Bob Upchurch), Libby Alexander Machalicek, Katie Stratton Turcotte (Phil Turcotte), Andrew Jones (fiancé Katie Hawk)and Alex Jones and 3 great grandchildren Ashley Upchurch, Ethan Machalicek and Emily Machalicek. In addition she is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Marian in preceded in death by her husband Paul Harris, parents Florence and William Brenneke, brothers Wayne Brenneke and Art Brenneke and sister Louise Keller.
A celebration of Marian’s life will held on Friday August 14, 2015. The celebration will include an internment ceremony at West Lawn Cemetery in Hagerstown Indiana at 1:00pm, followed by an open house gathering at Kit Stratton’s home .
Memorials can be given in Marian’s memory to Friends Fellowship Community Endowment, 2030 Chester Blvd. Richmond, Indiana 47374 or to Asera Care Hospice, 4427 Garwood Place, Richmond, Indiana 47374.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
David L. Rohe
Richmond, IN David L. Rohe, age 79, of Richmond, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Reid Hospital.
Born September 28, 1935, in Richmond, to Lawrence M. and Eleanor Vogelman Rohe, David lived in Richmond for most of his life. He was a 1954 graduate of Richmond High School. David served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1958. He was a Computer Programmer/Systems Analyst for NATCO for 30 years and then for four years with General Housewares in Terre Haute, Indiana. David was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. He was an avid sports fan, especially for the Cincinnati Reds and Bengals. David enjoyed playing chess, bridge, bowling, and reading.
Survivors include his sons, Larry (Ann-Marie) Rohe of Fishers, Indiana, and Ed (Patricia) Rohe of Richmond; grandchildren, Mallory, Dylan, and Carlie Rohe, Alex Crane, and Ryan and Austin Rohe; sisters, Phyllis Leonhardt of Richmond and Sue (Sam) Lahrman of Hagerstown, Indiana; nieces; and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Joseph Rohe.
Mary Ruth Brumbaugh
New Paris, OH - Mary Ruth Brumbaugh, 97, of New Paris, Ohio passed away March 10, 2015 at Golden Living Center.
She was born August 4, 1917 in Rockcastle Co., Kentucky to Hawley and Margaret Sims Mullins and was a lifelong resident of the New Paris/Richmond area.
She was a loving mother and grandmother who liked gardening, fishing and golfing.
She is survived by her daughter Jo Ann Brumbaugh Markley of New Paris, her son John F. (Joyce) Brumbaugh of Franklin, Indiana, five grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren, nine great-great grandchildren, one sister Bessie Taylor of Greens Fork, several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 64 years James R. Brumbaugh who passed away in 2005, three brothers Vernon Mullins, Lester Mullins, William Mullins and one sister Mamie Banks.
Visitation will be 11:00 AM-1:00 PM Saturday March 14, 2015 with the funeral service starting at 1:00PM at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home, 222 North 10th St. Richmond, Indiana 47374. Dr. James Bean will be officiating. Burial will be at Spring Lawn Cemetery in New Paris, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church Food Bank, 300 E. Main St., New Paris, Ohio 45347. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.stegallberheideorr.com
Mary-Etta Chasteen
Richmond, IN - Mary-Etta Chasteen, age 90, of Richmond, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Arbor Trace Exceptional Senior Living.
Born August 8, 1924, in Richmond, to Leslie and Laura Clark Harris, she was a life-long resident of this community. Mary had worked at Belden for ten years. She enjoyed painting at the Richmond Senior Community Center and she faithfully volunteered at Circle U Help Center. Mary was a very compassionate, loving, and caring mother who always put others first. She was a caregiver for many people in need. Mary looked forward to meeting her husband, Burgess, in Heaven.
Survivors include her sons, Ron (Joan) Harris of Greens Fork, Indiana, and John (Sandy) Chasteen of Williamsburg, Indiana; step-sons, William (Della) Chasteen of Winchester, Indiana, and Burgess (Joan) Chasteen Jr. of Fairfield, Ohio; 21grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; step-daughter-in-law, Mary Anne Chasteen of Cambridge City, Indiana; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Burgess Chasteen who died on March 26, 1998; parents; one step-son, Wilbur Chasteen; siblings, Eacel Million, Nellie Clay, Margaret Reynolds, Bill Harris, John Harris, Hazel Mills, and Vada Chestnut; and her special friend, Vivian Baker.
Visitation for Mary-Etta Chasteen will be from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Dr. Martin Holman officiating. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Circle U Help Center, P.O. Box 491, Richmond, IN 47375.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
Cherlyn “Sherry” J. Harrell
Modoc, IN - Cherlyn “Sherry” J. Harrell, age 60, of Modoc, IN, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, March 9, 2015.
Sherry was born on October 14, 1954 in Randolph County to John J. and Doris E. (McCollum) Foutz. She attended Union Jr.-Sr. High School, class of '73. On September 21, 1970, Sherry married the love of her life, the late Eric “Randy” Harrell. They were married for 44 wonderful years. Sherry worked for Pizza Hut, The Chicken Shack, and Marsh Supermarkets of Winchester, Indiana. She loved people and her work.
By far her greatest joy was her family. She loved raising her children. She loved watching her grandsons grow. She always tried to help out in any way she could, even in her final days. In her spare time she enjoyed working puzzle books, playing bingo, playing computer games, poker, playing scratch off lotto tickets and going to the casino. Most of all she loved unconditionally and brought joy into all our lives.
Sherry is survived by her parents, John and Doris (McCollum) Foutz of Modoc; a daughter and son, Jason and Heather (Harrell) O'Dell of Modoc; two grandsons, Dylan and Daniel O'Dell of Modoc, two sisters, Vicki (Foutz) Hiatt of Muncie, and Teresa (Sam) Dargo of Anderson, two sister-in-laws, Deb (Bill) Johnting of Lynn, and Amy (Steve) Hoffman of Union City. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and cousins. She leaves behind her faithful dog, Ginger.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eric “Randy” Harrell; a daughter, Jody Lynn Harrell; a granddaughter, Julie Harrell, her in-laws, Jack and Pauline (Storms) Harrell, a sister and brother-in-law, Steve and Tammy Harrell and a niece, Ashley Harrell.
Funeral services for Sherry will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 3 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home in Winchester with Steve Hoffman officiating. Friends and relatives may call from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.
The Family would like to thank the staff of IU Medical Center, Ball Memorial Hospital Cancer Center, and the Reid Hospital Hospice Team for their support through her long, hard battle.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Cancer Services of East Central Indiana http://www.littlereddooreci.org/donate or The Relay for Life of Randolph County.
Diana Jo Briar
Cambridge City, IN - Diana Jo Briar, 60, passed away early Tuesday morning March 10, 2015 at I.U. Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. A daughter of the late Elmer Foster and Marietta Ellen (Scott) Marshall, Diana was born in Wayne County, Indiana on September 27, 1954. A graduate of Lincoln High School in Cambridge City with the class of 1972 she had worked in the office at PROKO Industries from 1979-1993. She then began working as office clerk for Luellen Bros. Grain Elevator in New Lisbon with 22 years of service there. In her leisure she enjoyed spending as much time as she could with her family, especially her grandkids.
Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Dean Briar, whom she married at the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church on June 17, 1972; 2 sons, Kevin (Gina) Briar of Straughn and Adam (Missy) Briar of Greens Fork; 4 grandchildren, Jimmy, Amanda, Joe and Courtney; 1 sister, Tami (Jeff) Becker of Dublin.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday March 14, 2015 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Reverends Don Miller and Arthur Whitaker will officiate. Burial will follow at the Brick Cemetery south of Hagerstown. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday March 13 at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Dorothy J. Harris
Hagerstown, IN - Dorothy J. Harris, 88, a life long resident of the Hagerstown and Economy area, died Monday, March 9, 2015, at Ambassador Health Care, Centerville.
She was born in Economy on February 25, 1927, the daughter of Herbert and Hazel (Raffe) Beard. Dorothy was a graduate of Economy High School, a 50 year member of Hagerstown First United Methodist Church and had been employed at numerous businesses in Wayne County, before retiring from Thoro-Seal in 1992.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Peggy Ellis and Patty Baumgartner; a daughter in law, Ramona Owens; 9 grandchildren, Scott Shafer (Jane), Tracy Burelison (Van), Christy Lynn (Jerry), Jay Baumgartner (Shelley), Lorrie Moistner (Scott), Tabitha Robinson (Jon), Serena Summers (Travis), Jill Curts (Bryan) and Mark Baumgartner; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Elbert Beard: a sister in law, Barbara Kramer; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert E. Owens; her second husband, Thurl Harris; her son, Michael Owens and a sister, Eileen Anderson.
Visitation will be 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Friday, March 13, at Hagerstown First United Methodist Church, with services to follow at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Rodney Frieden will officiate. Burial will be in South Mound Cemetery, New Castle.
Memorials may be made to Hagerstown First United Methodist Church, 199 S. Perry St., Hagerstown, IN 47346.
Culberson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Victor W. Beeson
Losantville, IN - Victor W. “Vic” Beeson, age 90, of Losantville, passed away on Monday, March 9, at Reid Hospital.
Born August 26, 1924 to Bernard and Lois Wilkinson Beeson, Vic lived his entire life within a twenty-five mile radius of Wayne County. He was a retiree from Dana Corporation in Hagerstown, where he began working at the then Perfect Circle plant while he was still in high school.
Upon graduation from Hagerstown High School, Vic enlisted in the Army to serve in World War II. He served in the European theatre, which included the Battle of the Bulge. Although the memories were harsh, he remained a proud veteran and American Legion member.
In addition to his work experience at Dana Corporation, Vic’s other jobs and hobbies were many. As a young man, he worked as a farmhand, and continued farming while working at his factory job. His love of mechanical things, especially racecars and motorcycles, led him to a short career in which he hosted and participated in racing events at his farm near Dalton, Indiana. In the 1960’s, he owned and operated Beeson Harley Davidson Sales in Muncie, Indiana.
After moving to the Losantville area in 1972, Vic took an interest in camping and muzzle-loading shotguns. He developed skills as a marksman and gunsmith; using his mechanical genius to develop many innovations to the sport. Through his long-time attendance and loyalty to the campgrounds and muzzle-loading range in Friendship, Indiana, Vic’s inventions, and especially his guns, became nationally famous. For his accomplishments and contributions, he was inducted into the National Black Powder Hall of Fame.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Mary Lou (Swoveland) Beeson, son Michael (Stephanie) Beeson of Hagerstown, son Robert Beeson of Muncie, daughter Sheila Shaw of Jacksonville, Florida, daughter Beverly (Mike) Garringer of Losantville, twelve grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
Has was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother, and his brother Phil.
Services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, March 14, at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Pastor Rick Alvey will officiate. Burial will be in Nettle Creek Friends Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 7 P.M. Friday.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Nelson Harrison Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Old National Bank, or to Randolph County 4-H or to any other favorite youth charity.
 
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