Obituaries Western Wayne News, August 25, 2016    
Raymond Fairchild
New Castle - Raymond Wayne Fairchild, 58, passed away Monday evening August 22, 2016 at his home in New Castle, Indiana. A lifelong New Castle resident, Raymond was born here on November 25, 1957. He was a graduate of Chrysler High School and had worked twenty five years at Commercial Vinyl as a machine operator. Raymond enjoyed spending his time with his family, especially his six granddaughters.
Survivors include 3 sons, J.D. (Cyndi) Fairchild of Rustburg, VA, Matthew (Krista) Fairchild and Robert (Rebecca) Fairchild both of New Castle; 6 granddaughters, Jordan and Logan Powers, Ashley, Robbie, Macy and Autumn Fairchild; his mother, Ethel (Doss) Fairchild of Lewisville; 2 sisters, Brenda Nicholas of Lewisville and Rebecca Vitatoe of Florida; nieces and nephews.
Raymond was preceded in death by his father, Denver Fairchild and 1 sister, Linda Fairchild.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the time of funeral services at 7 p.m. on Friday August 26, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Lewisville Chapel. Online condolences can be made anytime at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Linda (Ramey) McCormick
Linda B. (Ramey) McCormick, 86, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, August 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Liberty, Indiana on August 4, 1930 to Isaac and Blanche (Taylor) Ramey, and was one of twelve children. Predeceasing her were Glen, Pauline, Mary Elizabeth, Ralph, Ella Ruth, Wanda, Guy, William, and Loretta, with Charles and Leslie surviving her.
She moved from Hagerstown to Indianapolis in 1948, upon graduating from Hagerstown High School, where she met, fell in love with, and soon thereafter married Melvin P. McCormick. They were married for 61 years, until his passing in 2009. She worked with Melvin in the life insurance agency they owned and eventually became a successful real estate broker with Century 21. They retired to the family’s Pine Lake Farm, where she was raised, and lived there happily for the rest of their lives.
Linda is survived by her six children, Mark (Eileen) McCormick, Melinda (Robert) Peters, Michael (Yo) McCormick, Madonna (Michael) Paskash, Michele (Jim) Brasseur, and Matthew (Julia) McCormick, seventeen grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren.
We are grateful for the friends who helped her throughout later life, particularly Max Smith, John Shafer, and Shirley Poytner. We also wish to thank her eldest daughter, Melinda Peters, for providing personal, loving, and daily care during the final phase of her life.
Linda dearly loved her family, her farm, and fishing. She was a wonderful Mother, a fun-loving Grandma and Great-Grandma, and a faithful wife. She was deeply loved, and we will treasure her memory always.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School at 2224 E 3rd St., Bloomington, IN, 47401.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 23rd from 5 pm to 7 pm at Culberson Funeral Home, 51 S. Washington St., Hagerstown, IN. A mass celebrating her life will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, August 24th, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 333 W. Maple St., Cambridge City, IN, with internment at the Nettle Creek (Brick) Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Hagerstown.
Immediately following the internment service, there will be a luncheon reception at her home at 7407 Dalton Rd., Hagerstown, IN. Later that day and into the evening, there will be a fishing party as well, in honor of her memory, so bring your favorite pole!
Jeannie York
Jeannie I. York, 68, of Centerville joined her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, August 17,2016.Born Jeannie Ilene Barnes on September 17, 1947 in Richmond, IN to the late Edward “Bud” and Alma (Cooper) Barnes, she lived most of her life in the Wayne County Area. Jeannie married the love of her life Thomas F. York, Sr. on October 1, 1965. Survivors aside from her husband include: Marcie “Franny Danny” (Jamie) Moore of Centerville, Tommy “Bomberhead” (Shawna) York of Cambridge City and Sarah “Berryhead” (Nathan) Fields of Pershing; six grandchildren: Sierra, James, Sasha (Adam), Ryland, Elijah and Samuel; one great-grandson Hunter; brothers Edward “Buddy” (Beth) Barnes of Brownsburg, Lonnie (Vickie) Barnes of Coldsprings, KY, the late Gary (Jackie) Barnes of Greenfield and Rick Barnes of Richmond. She leaves behind her very special family friend Debbie Gray of Richmond. Jeannie was able to stay home for awhile longer with the help of her caretakers who became family: Michelle (Allen) Taresh of Centerville and Ambra Schultz of Richmond. Friends may gather from 12:00 noon until start of services at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City, IN. Rev. Doug Wheeler will be officiating. Burial will follow in Jacksonburg Cemetery. Online condolences to www.waskoms.com
Patricia A. Lawrence
Dublin - Patricia Ann “Patty” Lawrence, 77, passed away Sunday evening August 14, 2016 at the home of her daughter in Richmond, Indiana. A daughter of the late Earl and Gladys (Dunn) Starks, Patty was born in Greenville, Ohio on August 1, 1939. She attended high school in Hollansburg, Ohio and moved to the Dublin community in 1961. Patty was a stay at home mom and made her family her life. She enjoyed family gatherings, cooking with her daughter and watching her grandchildren grow into fine young adults. Patty was a past member of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Lawrence H. Bertsch American Legion Post 169 and enjoyed playing BINGO in her leisure.
Survivors include her daughter and son in-law, Tamara and Donald Pitcher of Richmond; 3 grandchildren, Brittney (Travis) Sherwood, Dillon and Dakota Pitcher; 2 sisters, Barbara Nickson of Augusta, KY and Mary Jane Lizak of Hollansburg, OH; 1 sister in-law, Ann Starks of Greenville, OH; nieces and nephews.
Patty was preceded in death by her husband, Robert G. “Jerry” Lawrence on August 21, 2010. They were married in Richmond, Indiana on October 18, 1961. 2 sons, 5 year old Skip in 1965 and infant Robert Allen in 1962; 1 sister, Karen Mitchell; 2 brothers, George and Joe Starks.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday August 19, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Burial will follow at the South Lawn Cemetery in Dublin. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday August 18th from 4-7 p.m..
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Dublin Community Club- P.O. Box 313/ Dublin, IN 47335.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Connie S. Kelle
Connie Sue Kelle, formerly Connie Sue Toler, 65, of Plainfield, IN passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at her residence.
She was born on December 23, 1950 in New Castle, IN to Leo & A.Alene McFarland Ridge and had lived in Hagerstown until moving to the Plainfield area several years ago.
Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Roler Smith of Indianapolis, IN and Natalie Toler (David) Beeson of Avon, IN; 2 grandchildren, Machenzie and Hunter Smith and Logan Beeson; a brother Mike Ridge; and Nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Vivian Ridge. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences to: www.waskoms.com
Carmody A. Kegley
Cambridge City - Carmody Arlen Kegley, 79, passed away early Thursday morning August 11, 2016 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. A son of the late James Luther and Dessie Mae (Eldridge) Kegley, Carmody was born in Sharkey, Rowan County, Kentucky on July 21, 1937. Formerly of Centerville, he moved to Cambridge City as a senior in high school and graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1956. Carmody worked as an engineer for H & H Robertson and Connersville Engineering Services. Following his retirement, Carmody continued to work part time for H.P.H. Engineering, Arrow Metals and Fred’s Pharmacy in New Castle. He was a member of the Cambridge City Christian Church and in his leisure, enjoyed working in his yard and spending time with his family, especially the grandkids.
Survivors include his wife, the former Shelby Jean Keihn. They were married in Greenfield on December 9, 1961. 2 daughters, Julia (Jerry) Henderson and Brenda (Mark) Stewart both of Cambridge City; 6 grandchildren, Arlen (Dana) Henderson, Michael Ames, Arleen (Chris) Voght, Sarah (Kyle) King, Bradley Ames and Matthew (Danielle) Ames; 7 great grandchildren, Caleb, Taylor, Isaac, Rowan, Garren, Shephard and Caden; 1 sister, Kathleen Kegley of Richmond; nieces and nephews.
Carmody was preceded in death by an infant brother, Charles Kegley; sister and brother in-law, Shirlene and Perry Miller.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday August 15, 2016 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Pastor Danny Berry will officiate. Burial will follow at the Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday August 14th.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the Cambridge City Christian Church- 106 W. Church Street/ Cambridge City, IN 47327. Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Cara L. Wedding
Jan. 2, 1957 - Aug. 6, 2016
Cara Lee Wedding, 59, of Huntsville, AL, passed away Saturday. Cara was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her husband, James Wedding; daughter, Brittany Irons and husband, David; and grandson, Colton Irons. “We will miss you dearly.”A private memorial service will be held for family and friends at a later date. (www.laughlinservice.com)In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Rudy Merida
Rudy Merida, 73, of Cambridge City went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at his home, surrounded by family and friends, after a 3 year battle with cancer. He was born June 15, 1943 in Berea, KY to Nasby and Della Baker Merida. He enlisted inthe United States Air Force at age 17 and was in active duty for 6 years. He was owner of Rudy's Auto Sales and past owner of Cambridge Auto Sales and Rudy's Auto and Cartage/Trucking which he truly enjoyed. He was a past member of New Day Kiwanis and present member of Cambridge City Christian Church where he served as an Elder and Chairman of the Board. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends. His favorite pastime was his car business.He is survived by his wife Marilyn Merida; children Lee Ann (Rob) Bohlander, Wesley, and Derek (Nanette) all of Cambridge City; 9 grandchildren Nick of Elwood, Heath and Ross Bohlander of Milton, Wesley II of Cambridge City, and Heather (Dustin) Isaacs of Richmond, Austin, Kailey, Kiersten
and Rachel Merida of Cambridge City and 4 great-grandchildren; one brother Randall (Joyce) of Hinkle, KY; loving in-laws, nieces and nephews and a host of long time friends. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Earnest Dean, Lonnie, William “JR”, Charlie and Frank Merida of Kentucky, and sister-in-law Shelba Bowne of Cambridge City. Friends may call on Sunday, August 7, 2016 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City. Funeral services will be on Monday, August 8, 2016at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Danny Berry officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to Cambridge City Christian Church, 106 W. Church St. Cambridge City, IN 47327. Special thanks to our friends Julie and Tonna and to Laura and Carrie with Reid Hospice Program for all of their help over the past several weeks. Online condolences to www.waskoms.com
Keith E. Ulerick
Keith Eugene Ulerick, 92, died in Centerville, Indiana, on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. He was born on August 30, 1923 to Noble Vance and Neva Ellen Ulerick of Twelve Mile, Indiana. He graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1941. After completing service in the Army, he attended Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, graduating in 1950 in Civil Engineering. He supervised construction of highway bridges in Illinois, Indiana and Virginia over his worklife and founded Hercules Construction Corporation in northern Virginia. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason of the Olive Lodge in Leesburg, Virginia and served on the founding Building Committees of two Lutheran Churches – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Leesburg and King of Kings Holy Lutheran Church in Chantilly, Virginia. Keith was fortunate tohave the love of two wonderful women during his life – Doris June Gulley Ulerick Garman (d. 2010), the mother of his three children, and Anne Porch Ulerick (d. 2013). Keith was preceded in death by his wife Anne and brother Martin Ulerick. He is survived by his daughters Susan (Doug) Pratt of Aldie, Virginia, and Sarah Ulerick of Eugene, Oregon, and son David (Melanie) of Greenwood, Indiana; grandsons Stephen and Michael Pratt, and stepchildren,David, Taylor and Logan; and a sister Dora (Carl) Martin. He is also survived by eight nieces andnephews in central Indiana and Ohio, Carol Anne (Bob) Meyer, Diana Hill, Alan Ulerick, Julia Kay (Buddy) Pugh, Richard (Sandy) Martin, Roger (Sharon) Martin, Donna (Curt) Wright and Donald Martin, and their families, all of whom were so kind to him throughout his life. Viewing will be held at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel on Friday, August 5th, from 6 until 8 pm andMasonic service will be conducted at 7:30. The funeral service will be held on Saturday August 6th at 10:30 am at Zion's Lutheran Church, in Pershing, with internment following in the adjacentcemetery. Following internment, a Celebration of Life will be held at Zion's. Donations in memory of Keith Ulerick may be made to Zion's Lutheran Church.Online condolences may be made at www.waskoms.com
Martha R. Fairchild
Lewisville - Martha Rose Fairchild, 79, passed away Tuesday afternoon July 26, 2016 at Henry County Hospital in New Castle after a brief illness.
A daughter of the late Kenneth and Helen (Allen) Gauker, Martha was born on August 18, 1936. She has lived most of her life in the Lewisville community. Martha attended Lewisville High School, had worked at Reynold’s Grocery Store in Straughn and for 18 years, as a cook in the cafeteria at Tri High School. Martha was a member of the Merry Twelve Euchre Club and in her leisure enjoyed spending time with her family, playing BINGO and fishing.
Martha is survived by her daughter, Becky (Bill) Neal of Lewisville, daughter in-law, Sandi Fairchild-Abrams of Kennard; 6 grandchildren, Missy (Hector) Mercedes, Nathan Neal, Ryan (Megan) Fairchild, Ashley Derrickson, Levi and Lacee Fairchild; 10 great grandchildren, Brayden, Kiley and Mason Fairchild, Bryant and Kenley Cornelius, Jordan Thorpe, Brooklyn Chenevert, Liam and Lucian Mercedes, James Rene Floyd; 1 sister, Bonnie Heller of Mansfield, OH.
Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey R. Fairchild, on November 10, 2012. They were married in Hagerstown on April 25, 1953. 2 sons, David Allen on January 11, 1988 and Kenneth Ray on February 2, 2005; 1 brother, Melvin Gauker on May 1, 2005.
Visitation was be from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 2 p.m. on Saturday July 30, 2016 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Lewisville Chapel. Rev. Larry Stevison officiated.
Burial followed at the Lewisville Cemetery.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Ted L. Winters
Hagerstown -Ted L. Winters, 69, of Hagerstown, died Saturday, July 30, 2016. He was born in New Castle on April 14, 1947 to Paul and Marguerite (Harcourt) Winters and was a life long resident of Hagerstown. Ted served with the U.S. Army 1966-1968 and was a retired employee of Dana Corp. He was a member of William O. Frazier Post 333, American Legion and AMVETS at Greens Fork. He enjoyed woodworking and was an avid motorcycle enthusiast.Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Donna (Smith) Winters; two children, Jason Winters (Jennifer) and Lisa Pleasant (Brian); four grandchildren, Ethan and Jacob Winters, Alivia and Jack Pleasant; a brother Charles Winters (Joni); several nieces and nephews and his many friends in his motorcycle family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Steven Winters. Visitation will be 1 to 4 P.M. on Saturday, August 6, at Culberson Funeral Home. Private services, with burial in West Lawn Cemetery, will be held at the convenience of the family. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to IU Health Riley Hospital for Children. Online condolences may be left at www.culbersonfh.com
Danny Russell
Danny Russell, 66, of Connersville, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday evening, July 30, 2016 after suffering an apparent heart attack at his home.
He was born March 7, 1950, in Connersville the son of Elbert and Wanda Clark Russell. He was a graduate of Connersville High School in 1969 and was a varsity member of the Connersville Basketball and Baseball Teams.
A veteran of the U. S. Marines Corps, he served from 1969 until 1973.
On October 5, 1990, he was married in Covington, KY to Christina Dawn Taylor, who survives.
For a number of years, he was employed at Belden, of Richmond. Also, for many years, he was a self-employed painting contractor, "Dan’s Painting".
A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he was a born again Christian who loved the Lord.
Danny was well known for his softball and golfing talent, and received many accolades throughout his playing career. He was also a member of various local softball leagues and traveling softball teams and enjoyed attending numerous golfing events. He enjoyed spending time with his family and many dear friends.
Survivors besides his wife, Christy, include seven children: Shawn and Ryan Russell both of Connersville, Josh Hensley and his wife, Cristi, of Byron, GA., Austin Hensley, Kelly Allen and her husband, Mark, Lacey-Lyn Hensley and Dessie Ray Russell all of Connersville; eight grandchildren: Shawn Russell Jr., Christian Russell, Mason Hensley, Laynee Hensley, Grant Allen, Ryan Allen, Blake Allen and Bella Hensley; his father, Elbert "Tater" Russell of Connersville; two brothers: Ron Russell of Connersville and Gary Kendall and his wife, Lisa, of New Castle; two sisters: Sandy Clark and her husband, Ed, of Connersville and Debbie Duff and her husband, Doug, of Brookville; a sister-in-law, Belinda White of Plainfield, IN; two uncles: Larry Clark and his wife, Marsha, and Mendell Russell all of Connersville; an aunt, Linda Roberts and her husband, Jerry, of Dublin; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Wanda Clark Kendall and a brother, Rick Kendall.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home where friends may call from 4 until 8 PM Wednesday. Burial will be at South Lawn Cemetery in Dublin, Indiana with Military Honors provided by the Fayette County Veterans Council. Friends may also visit anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.
Charitable donations may be made to: Riley Children's Hospital, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46202, Tel: 317-944-2060
Jackie Patterson
Cambridge City - Jackie Lee Patterson, 72, passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning of July 31st, 2016. A son of the late Almar J. and Hazel M. (Burner) Patterson, Jackie was born in Richmond, Indiana on July 19, 1944. He has lived his entire life in the Western Wayne community and retired from Wayne Works in Richmond after 22 years of service.
Jackie leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 43 years, the former Michelle Ann Foland. They were married in Tennessee on September 12, 1972. 4 children, Anna Lee Patterson, Chris (Ken) Dunaway, Almar J. “A.J.” Patterson and Jill Ann (Travis) Pruitt; 15 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 6 sisters, Judy Kemker, Carolyn Patterson, Alma Ragan, Brenda Blevins, Debbie Lyons and Lea Beth Fugiasco; 4 brothers, John, Terry, Bill and Frank Patterson; nieces and nephews. Jackie also has 2 children from a previous union, Molly and Fonsie;
Jackie was preceded in death by an infant child; 1 granddaughter, Tarra Michelle Patterson-Pickett; 2 brothers, Ronnie and Donnie Patterson.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday August 4, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City.
Freda Mae Flannery
Freda Mae Flannery, 91, passed away Thursday morning July 21, 2016 at her home in Pershing while surrounded by her loving family. A daughter of the late Albert and Bertha (Hendrickson) Cowin, Freda was born in Shelbyville, Indiana on March 5, 1925. Formerly of Connersville, she has lived in the Cambridge City-Western Wayne community since the early 1950’s and has made her home in Pershing for the past 17 years. Freda was a homemaker. She raised 10 children, was affectionately known as “Granny” by her family and loved spending time with her grandkids. Freda enjoyed gardening, tending her flowers, embroidery, reading, bird watching, working jigsaw and word search puzzles.
Survivors include 9 children, Brenda (Jerry) Dunaway and Marilyn Flannery of Pershing, Marcella (Darrell Skaggs) Flannery of Centerville, Mary Lloyd of New Orleans, Louisiana, Latina (Duane) Hibbard of Hagerstown, Carl (Wilma) Flannery Sr. of Pershing, Brad and Billy (Sharon) Flannery of Straughn, Carl (Ginger) Flannery Jr. of Cambridge City; 11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 3 siblings, Roberta Rummell of Connersville, Martha Wilson of Florida and Bill Cowin of Pennville; nieces and nephews.
Freda was preceded in death by her husband, Foster “Minnie Pearl” Flannery on December 4, 2001. They were married in Connersville on March 24, 1951; 1 son, David A. Flannery on October 8, 2009; 1 sister, Carol Sue McKinley and1 brother, Bob Cowin.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 1 p.m. on Tuesday July 26, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Freda’s nephew, Rev. Gary Cowin will officiate. Burial will follow at the South Lawn Cemetery in Dublin.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Jessie Ann Crabtree
Milton - Jessie Ann Crabtree, 78, passed away Sunday morning July 24, 2016 at her home in Milton, Indiana. A daughter of the late Leland and Ruth (Sumpter) Troxell, Jessie was born in Monticello, Kentucky on April 9, 1938. She and her husband Walter, moved to the Milton community 41 years ago. A homemaker, Jessie raised six children and was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family. In her leisure, she enjoyed listening to country music, watching and feeding the birds, collecting lighthouses and windmills. She was a member of the Dublin Community Club. Survivors include 6 children, Virginia (Tony) Haler, Wesley (Debbie) Crabtree and Rick (Marcia) Crabtree all of Cambridge City, Rebecca Harris and Pam (Tom) Gregory both of Dublin and Sandra Elliott ( her special friend, Jeremy McCracken) of Milton; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 3 siblings, Dickie Troxell of Lexington, KY, Jane Troxell of Greenfield and Delta “Dottie” Bishop of Bloomington; many special friends, nieces, nephews and extended family.
Jessie was preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. Crabtree Jr. on October 29, 2004. They were married in Monticello, Kentucky on September 11, 1953. 2 brothers, Ben and Tommy Troxell; 1 great granddaughter, Emily Grace Goldey.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday July 29, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Burial will follow at the West Side Cemetery in Milton. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday July 28th.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Patricia A. Moore
Pershing- Patricia A. Moore, 66, passed away Thursday morning July 21, 2016 at her home in Pershing. Patricia was born in Richmond, Indiana on March 5, 1950. She was the daughter of the late Opal (Evans) Wilder and was raised in Liberty by her grandparents, Felix and Anna Evans. She graduated from Short High School in Liberty with the class of 1968. Patricia married her husband of 46 years, George Moore, in Jacksonburg, Indiana on October 4, 1969 following a relationship that began on a blind date. They have lived in the Cambridge City-Western Wayne community since 1969 and have made their home in Pershing since 1988. Patricia worked in food service in Richmond and Cambridge City before retiring for health reasons in 2011. In her leisure, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, baking with her granddaughters, sewing and needlepoint. She attended the Hagerstown Friends Church.
Survivors include her husband, George A. Moore; 4 children, Kimberly (Tony) Taylor of Connersville, Kelli Stigleman of Cambridge City, David (Crystal) Moore of Straughn and Darrel Moore of Pershing; 9 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; 5 sisters, Nancy Davis of Muncie, Judy Francher of Connecticut, Valerie (Fred) Covington of Texas, Irene Trent of Tennessee and Gina (Steve) Pflum of Connersville; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday July 25, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Rev. Bob Bishop will officiate. Burial will follow at the Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday July 24 at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Jo Ann Bunger
Cambridge City - Jo Ann Bunger, 72, passed away Monday July 18, 2016 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. A daughter of the late George and Bernice Myron, Jo Ann was born in Michigan on March 21, 1944. She had worked at Lakeview Restaurant. Jo Ann was a loving mother and will be missed.
Survivors include her 3 sons, James C. Bunger Jr. of Cambridge City, Jonathan W. Bunger of Richmond and Jeffrey A. Bunger of Eaton, Ohio; several grandchildren.
Jo Ann was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Bunger Sr. whom she married in Dayton, Ohio; 1 brother, Scott Myron.
No services are planned at this time. Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Frederick Dingle
Fredrick Dingle 85 of Richmond passed away July 20, 2016 at Golden Living Center - Golden Rule after a long illness. He was born July 10, 1931 in Greens Fork to Roy M. and Ruth Alice Gold Dingle and lived in this area most of his life.
He served in the Korean War as a Marine
He retired from Belden and was a master carpenter who took great pride in his work.
He was a dedicated member of Ravina Park Baptist Church and was the most giving, gentle, soft spoken, loving man to all who knew him.
He is survived by his beloved wife Wilma of 37 years, two sons Michael D. (Debbie) Dingle, Stephen (Linda) Dingle both of Richmond, one daughter Beth Ann (Terry) Brownell of Dublin, five step children Ben (Doris) Austin III of Richmond, Kathy Newton of St. Petersburg, FL., Nancy (Walt) Gross of Deltona, FL., Vickie Austin of St. Petersburg, FL., Belinda Austin of Naples, FL., twelve grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister Susan Smith, three brothers Robert, John, and Clifford Dingle.
Services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Slaven and Rev. Michael Dingle officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery with military honors. Friends may call from 5:00PM to 7:00PM Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ravina Park Baptist Church 3015 South B. street, Richmond, Indiana 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.stegallberheideorr.com
Grady C. Jefferson
Centerville, Ind. – Grady C. Jefferson, age 79, of Centerville, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Reid Health.
Born October 15, 1936, in Fries, Virginia, to Grady Grover and Opal Arnette Shupe Jefferson, Grady lived most of his life in this community. He retired in 1999 from Smith Dairy, Wayne Division after 40 years. Grady was a member of Jacksonburg Christian Church and Milton Masonic Lodge #108 F. & A.M. He was a former member of Indianapolis Valley of Scottish Rite and Scottish Rite Whitewater Valley Club and Past Patron of Milton #303 Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Norma Tye Jefferson; daughter, Christina Ann (Brian) Reese of Bristol, Tennessee; sons, Rodney Lee Jefferson of Orlando, Florida, Anthony Dean Jefferson of Milton, Indiana, and David Eric (Jennifer) Jefferson of Richmond; grandchildren, Micah and Matthew Reese of Bristol, Tennessee, Jarrett and Derek Jefferson of Orlando, Florida, Virginia Jefferson of Sacramento, California, Nicolas Jefferson of Muncie, Indiana, and Cody and Colton Jefferson of Richmond; great-granddaughters, Kaylee and Aayla Reese of Bristol, Tennessee and brother, Robert (Beverly) Jefferson of Centerville, Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Peggy Ann Bryan.
Visitation for Grady C. Jefferson will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Mills Funeral Home, 405 East Main Street, Centerville with a Masonic Service beginning at 8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 25, 2016, at Mills Funeral Home with Stan Eastman officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonburg Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
David M. Stout
Cambridge City - David Michael Stout, 59, passed away Tuesday morning July 12, 2016 at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. A son of the late Philip and Doris (Brenneman) Stout, David was born in New Castle, Indiana on May 31, 1957. A lifelong resident of the Hagerstown and Cambridge City communities, David graduated from Hagerstown High School with the class of 1976. While in high school he played tuba in the band and was on the varsity basketball team. He had worked for 15 years at Visteon in Connersville as a maintenance supervisor and was currently employed by Holland Colour as a maintenance engineer. David also enjoyed the years he worked with his dad, operating heavy machinery, excavating and doing concrete work. In his leisure, David enjoyed his Oliver tractors, antique tractor pulling, and riding his Harley Davidson. He was a member of the Whitewater Valley Harley Owners Group, yesteryearstractor.com and the Hagerstown Church of the Brethren.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, the former Donna F. Peckinpaugh. They were married at the Hagerstown Church of the Brethren on April 8, 1988. 6 children, Eric D. Stout of Port Clinton, OH, Rebekah (Pete) Stout of San Raphael, CA, Michelle D. Stolle of Dublin, Doug (Angie) Snyder of Hagerstown, Missy K. (Shawn) Jackson of Centerville, Danny J. (Kim) Snyder of Centerville; 12 grandchildren; 5 siblings, Jennifer (John) Kutzik of Colorado, Janine Dumitru of Valparaiso, Jeanette Stout of Georgia, Janelle Smiley of Union City and Daniel (Aurelia) Stout of Texas; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
David was preceded in death by his son, David Philip Stout on January 14, 2014; granddaughter, Maleigha Mariah Jackson on February 28, 2014 and nephew, Jacob Dumitru.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday July 19, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. President Joshua Nunnery with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints will officiate. Burial will follow at the Brick Cemetery south of Hagerstown. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Monday July 18 and prior to the services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Clarence Fletcher
Lewisville, IN - Clarence Fletcher of ZephyrhilIs, Florida and formerly of New Castle and Lewisville, Indiana, passed away at the age of 96 on May 5, 2016. The son of the late Paul Dewitt and Rachael (Test) Fletcher, Clarence was born on November 29, 1919 in Lewisville, Indiana.
Survivors include three children. JaneAnn (Dr. Charles) Pippenger of Burlington, Vermont, David (Patsy) Fletcher of Prior Lake, Minnesota, and Nancy (Steve) Merritt of Kingwood, Texas; grandchildren, Dr. Michael (Andrea) Pippenger, Geoffrey (Tedin) Pippenger, Teresa Brooks Welsh, Richard (Shannon) Brooks, Sue (Dave) Jacob, John (Jen) Fletcher, Dr. Deborah (Dr. Adam Mitchell) Merritt, and Michelle (Mark) Morrow, and 16 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Clarence was preceded in death by Janice Heck Fletcher, his wife for 65 years; 2 sisters, Ruth Smalley and Mary Louise Rummel; daughter, Marilyn Fletcher Brooks.
Clarence farmed the family farm in Lewisville, Indiana for many years before moving to New Castle, Indiana where he was manager of a retail paint store. He was very active in Ebenezer Presbyterian Church as deacon and elder. Clarence lived in Zephyrhills, Florida for 32 years. He was a member of Dade City Christian Church. Clarence's ministry involved visiting and comforting those in the hospital. He loved spending time with his family and his wonderful friends.
Memorial Visitation will be held at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, 115 West U.S. Hwy. 40, Lewisville, IN 47352 on Saturday July 23, 2016 from noon until 2 p.m.. Graveside services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at the Lewisville Cemetery with Reverends Peter Zinn and Arthur Whitaker officiating.
Memorial Contributions can be made to: Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care- 2061 Collier Parkway, Land 0'Lakes FL 34639-5202
Beulah Miller Kaiser
New Castle - Beulah Miller Kaiser went home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2016.
She was born on November 27, 1924 in Morehead, Kentucky, the daughter of Frank and Olive (Gregory) Hall.
Beulah is survived by her two daughters, Peggy (Stanley deceased) Miller Lowe and Brenda (Phil) Miller Ford, step son, Bill Kaiser and daughter in-law, Helen Bow Miller; two sisters, Janet Arnett and Kay (Bill) Kautz; one brother, Kenneth (Beth) Hall. Beulah was blessed with many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Beulah was preceded in death by two husbands, Marcus Miller Jr. in 1961 and Lawrence “Larry” Kaiser in 1987; two sons, Kenneth Wayne “Butch” Miller in 2013 and 10 year old Earl Daniel “Danny” Miller in 1961; granddaughter, Deanna Lowe and great granddaughter, Elizabeth Linder.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery. Family and friends may call from 10:00am to 12:00pm Saturday, July 16, 2016.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Leah L. Henderson
Leah L. Henderson, 86, of Cambridge City passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016 at Ambassador Health Care in Centerville.
She was born on June 14, 1930 in Cambridge City to Chester L. and Sophronia Wickersham Morse and was a 1948 graduate of Lincoln High School.
Leah worked with her husband at the Henderson Store. She was a member of Phi Chi Epsilon Sorority, Cambridge City Christian Church where she served as a Deaconess, a member of the Dorcas Circle, and organized funeral dinners for many families. In her own quiet way, she was a huge support to all her family, the family businesses, and the Church. She loved Cambridge City and lived in and contributed to the community her entire life.
Survivors include her children; Jane (David) Soffe of Bridgwater, England; Candace (Bill) Richardson of Hagerstown; Jeff (Lynda) Henderson and Jerry (Julia) Henderson of Cambridge City; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Leah was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Harold “Bud” Henderson on May 2, 1998, her sister Evelyn Worl, 2 brothers, Howard and Bartine Morse and a grandson, Robert Jeffrey Henderson.
Leah's family would like to thank the staff, nurses and caregivers at Ambassador Healthcare for providing special comfort, support and exceptional care in the last year of her life.
Friends may call at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City on July 22 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. prior to the funeral services at 12:00 pm. with Danny Berry officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Cambridge City Christian Church, 106 W. Church Street, Cambridge City, IN 47327.
Online condolences to www.waskoms.com
Loretta Ann Burgess
Lewisville, IN - Loretta Ann Burgess, 75, passed away Wednesday morning June 22, 2016 at the home of her daughter in Kingwood, Texas. A daughter of the late John and Velma (Moorman) Gaddis, Loretta was born in Lewisville, Indiana on November 7, 1940.
Loretta attended Straughn School and had lived in Lowell, Indiana prior to moving to Kingwood, Texas in 1986. She had worked as a waitress. Loretta was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. In her leisure, she enjoyed shopping with her grandkids, spending time with her family and going to the casino.
Survivors include her 2 children, Melissa (James) Baikauskas of Kingwood, TX and Russ Edward (Nancy) Burgess of Kingsport, TN; 4 grandchildren, Emily and Sara Burgess, Braden and Cole Baikauskas; 4 siblings, Martha Jane Smith of Kingwood, TX, Herb Gaddis of Aurora, CO, Robert Gaddis and Shirley Giboney both of Straughn; nieces and nephews.
Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, William Russell Burgess on January 26, 1999.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 1 p.m. on Monday June 27, 2016 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Pastor Bill Palmer of Word of God Ministries in New Castle will officiate. Burial will follow at the Lewisville Cemetery in Lewisville, Indiana
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com
Janice L. Lanter
Plymouth, IN – Janice L. Lanter, age 82, of Plymouth, Indiana, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth, Indiana.
Born May 8, 1934, in Wayne County, Indiana, to Marshall L. and Kathryn Paddock Richardson, Janice lived in this community most of her life. She was a 1953 graduate of Lincoln High School in Cambridge City, Indiana. Janice had worked at Belden Wire & Cable, White Kitchen, and Ayr-Way Department Store. She was a member of Centerville Christian Church, Eagles Lodge, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 167, and Druids Lodge.
Survivors include her daughter, Gisele A. (Samuel E. Sr.) Cox of Elkhart, Indiana; sons, David Lee (Darla) Burgess of Howe, Indiana, Brent Burgess of Pahrump, Nevada, and Brian Burgess of Hagerstown, Indiana; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer Jo Burgess; parents; and brothers, Robert E. and Duane ‘Pete’ Richardson.
Visitation for Janice L. Lanter will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Wes Sewell officiating. Burial will be in Elkhorn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Centerville Christian Church, 111 North Morton Avenue, Centerville, IN 47330.
Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.
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