Obituaries Western Wayne News, April 17, 2014    
Michael R. “Mike” Jarvis
Cambridge City, IN - Michael R. “Mike” Jarvis, 64, passed away unexpectedly on Monday afternoon April 14, 2014. A son of the late Raymond Eugene and Mary Catherine (Hendricks) Jarvis, Mike was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 27, 1949. Mike has lived most of his life in the Western Wayne community and was a graduate of Lincoln High School with the class of 1968. He has made his home in Cambridge City since 1977. Mike served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on September 1, 1971. Mike had worked for over 20 years at M.E.G. and retired from the Custodial Dept. of Western Wayne School Corp./ Lincoln High School in 2012. Mike loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed being outside camping, bird watching and working in his yard. He was an avid sports fan and member of the Lawrence H. Bertsch American Legion Post 169.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, the former Kala S. Harris, whom he married in Richmond, Indiana on June 3, 1970. 3 children, Angela Jarvis of Cambridge City, Michael G. (Jessica) Jarvis of Indianapolis and Luke A. Jarvis of Cambridge City; 4 grandchildren, Leanne (Josh) Smith, Stephanie Taylor, Morgan and Sidney Jarvis; 3 great grandchildren, Jaden, Kinsley and Brycen; 4 brothers, Gene (companion Marilyn Robinson) Jarvis of Evansville, David (Judy) Jarvis of Avon, Jack (Becky) Jarvis of Cambridge City, Terry (Paulette) Jarvis of Dublin; 1 sister, Marilyn Fisher of Milton; sister in-law, Janice Hulsey; nieces and nephews.Mike was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Jarvis; sister in-law, Barbara Jarvis and brother in-law, George Fisher.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday April 18, 2014 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Rev. Danny Berry of the Cambridge City Christian Church will officiate. Burial with military honors conducted by Post 169 will follow at the Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today, Thursday April 17th, at the funeral home.
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Albert F. Niehaus
Connersville, IN - Albert F. Niehaus, 90, of Connersville, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at St. Andrew’s Healthcare in Batesville, Indiana, where he had been a resident for the past two months.One of two children, he was born November 15, 1923 in Napolean, Indiana, the son of John and Laura Burkhardt Niehaus.
On May 25, 1946, he was married to Virginia Volz in Morris, Indiana; Mrs. Niehaus died December 3, 2012.
During the Second World War, he served as a sergeant with the US Army-Air Force in the European Theater during the Normandy Campaign; following his honorable discharge, he returned to Indiana, ultimately, along with his wife, moving to Connersville for residence in 1951.
A member of St. Gabriel Church, the AMVETS and the American Legion Post #1, for many years, he served as an inspector with D & M Manufacturing, retiring from there in 1987; in his leisure, he enjoyed his beagle dogs, hunting, fishing and searching for mushrooms, besides pitching horseshoes; participating with his wife, he enjoyed playing euchre with eight great friends for more than forty years – more recently, at St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Cambridge City, Indiana, they enriched their lives over cards through new relationships.
Survivors include four children, Jon Niehaus of Cambridge City, Richard Niehaus of Milton, Indiana, Randal Niehaus of Loogootee, Indiana and Cindy Howell of Jacksonville, Florida, eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a sister, Anna Mae Wagner, a resident of St. Andrew’s Healthcare Center in Batesville, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Other than his parents, John and Laura Niehaus, and his beloved wife of sixty-six years, Virginia, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Virgil Wagner.
Funeral Services will be conducted 11 AM Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Rev. Stanley J. Herber officiating; burial with military rites will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 4 until 7 PM on Friday with the Rosary to be recited at 6:30 PM the same evening; they may also visit anytime online at
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Andrew’s Healthcare Activity Fund.
James C. Harris
Hagerstown, IN - James C. Harris, 85, long time Hagerstown resident passed away at The Waters in New Castle, IN on Sunday, April 13, 2014.
He was born on October 2, 1928 in Grapevine, TX to Floyd and Mae Bulman Harris.
Jim served as a medic in the U.S. Army serving in Germany during the Korean war. He was a retired machinist from Dana Corporation in Hagerstown. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, horseback riding, watching racing, sports and the hummingbirds at his feeders.
Survivors are a daughter Lisa (John) Longnecker of Cambridge City and a grandson Alan (Lyndsy) Storer of Yorktown, IN.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 62 years Lois D. Harris in 2012; 2 sisters and a brother.
There will be no public visitation and services will be a the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are being handled by Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Muncie Mission or American Cancer Society.
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Charles Eugene Ripberger
Charles Eugene Ripberger, 81, of Connersville, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, at his home after an extended illness with cancer.
One of eleven children, he was born November 8, 1932 in Fayette County, the son of Harry Leo and Grace Gladys White Ripberger. He attended school in Milton of Western Wayne County.
On May 9, 1953, he was married to Marjorie Ann Standafer at Connersville’s Central Christian Church by Rev. Ray Montgomery; they enjoyed sixty years of married life together.
He was raised in and attended St. Gabriel Church.
He was a great provider for his family. He worked for more than twenty years at Rex Manufacturing/Philco/Ford; later, he owned and operated the Standard Oil Station on the corner of 5th and Vine as well as being self-employed in the auto repair business at several area locations. Additionally, he was employed by Danny Scripture Chevrolet for more than thirteen years where he served as Service Manager and was elected President of "Only the Best," a professional service managers’ organization covering eighty-seven Indiana Chevrolet dealerships – as a result, he and his beloved wife were awarded many trips, traveling to such interesting places as Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Monte Carlo, Monaco, Mexico, San Diego, and received many other memorable gifts. For a time, he also managed Dove’s Buick-Pontiac. A lifelong resident of Fayette County, he ultimately retired in February 2013 from his personal shop, Ripberger’s Auto Repair.
Besides his beloved wife of sixty years, Marjorie Ann, he is survived by three children, Cynthia Ann Ripberger Waddell of Connersville, Rodney Eugene Ripberger and his wife Becky of Liberty, Indiana and Laura Denise Ripberger of Connersville, ten grandchildren, Marsha, Brandy, Brooke, Michael, Joseph, Brittain, Blake, Charles Rodney, Dylan and Ashley, fourteen great-grandchildren, Cameron, Michael Ray, Karissa, Cody, Caleb, Brennan, Tessa, Hanna, Samantha Jo, Alyssa, Colten, Taylor Elizabeth, Ember and Natalie, three brothers, Robert Ripberger of Connersville, Donald Ripberger and his wife Darlene of Paragon, Indiana and David Ripberger and his wife Janice of Fayette County, Indiana, five sisters, Patricia Boughner of Richmond, Indiana, Phyllis Glaub of Connersville, Carolyn Hall of Oldenburg, Indiana, Joyce Houseworth and her husband Richard of Centerville, Indiana and Marilyn Anderson and her husband John of Richmond, a brother-in-law, Wallace Haselby of Venice, Florida, and many nieces, nephews and cousin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, James, a sister, Wilma Haselby, three brothers-in-law, Louis Glaub, Larry Hall and Frances Boughner, and four nephews, Michael Ripberger, Philip Glaub, Kenneth Wayne and Shawn Hall.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Friday, April 11, 2014, at St. Gabriel Church; burial will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home from 4 until 8 PM on Thursday; they may also visit anytime online at
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Cancer Society.
Gertrude Bruce Wissler
Waynesboro, TN - Gertrude Bruce Wissler, 92, of Waynesboro, TN, formerly of Richmond, IN and Cambridge City, IN died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Wayne Care Nursing Home, Waynesboro. She had resided in Tennessee for the last 17 years.
She was born in Henry County, IN on February 9, 1922 to the late Charles and Edna (Ritchie) Hendricks. After graduating from high school in Sulphur Springs, IN, she lived in Anderson, moving to Richmond in 1941. She worked in the food service industry her entire working career, retiring from Miller Cafeteria in 1982.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wissler was preceded in death by her first husband, George Bruce, on March 19, 1959 and her second husband, Dwight Wissler, on January 11, 1996.
She is survived by her son, Charles (Kathy) Bruce of Indianapolis, IN; daughter, Marilyn(Gary) Turner of Athens, AL; two step-sons, Dennis (Rosa) Wissler, of Cambridge City, IN and Jon (Janelle) Wissler of Ft. Myers, FL; two step-daughters, Donna Jean (David) Amos of Connersville, IN and Deanna (Ed) Hauk, of Bellefontaine, OH; fourteen grandchildren, Doug Wissler, Chad Wissler, Richie Geise, Robbie Geise, Kenna Wafford, David Stott, Dawn Thullen, Clair Barfield, Katie Hunt, Kyle Turner, Christopher Bruce, Robert Bruce, Joshua Wissler and Justine Wissler; 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 1:30 – 2:30 pm on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Waskom Funeral Home, Cambridge City, IN with a graveside service to follow at Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.
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Shirley Anne Saunders
Centerville, IN - Shirley Anne Saunders, 49, passed away on Saturday morning March 29, 2014 at the home of a friend in Centerville, Indiana after a short illness.
Shirley was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 19, 1964. She attended Hagerstown High School and had lived in Economy before moving to Dublin 12 years ago. A homemaker, Shirley had worked at Stop One Truck Plaza in Cambridge City. She was a member of Peaceful Valley Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Ashley Nicole Ramey of Dublin; father, Edd Saunders of Goshen; brother, William Saunders of Syracuse; 2 sisters, Patty Saunders of Economy and Michelle Cole of Syracuse; 2 nephews; 5 nieces; 2 great nephews and a special friend, Bob Gaddis.
Shirley was preceded in death by her mother, Mary (Allen) Saunders; sister, Kelly Jo Saunders and nephew Jayden Griffith.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 2, 2014 at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, 1993 Cumberland Street, Dublin, IN 47335. Burial will follow at the Spartanburg Cemetery in Spartanburg.
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Ivan D. Paul
Cambridge City, IN - Ivan D. Paul, 70, a long time resident of the Cambridge City area, died at his home on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
He was born in New Castle on July 22, 1943, the son of Roy S. and Mary Catherine (Lannerd) Paul. He lived most of his life in Henry and Wayne counties, and, for 13 years, resided in Florida.
Ivan owned and operated a heavy equipment construction company for many years. He served with the U.S. Army. He was a member of Lewisville Lodge #72, F&AM, American Legion Post 333 of Hagerstown, Indianapolis Valley of Scottish Rite and Eagles Lodge of New Castle.
Survivors include his wife, Suelee (Duvall) Paul; 4 children, Darla Parrett (Don) of Rushville, Kristopher Paul of California, Nicki Walling (Rob) of Connersville and Wendi Gettinger (Brock) of Cambridge City; 2 step-sons, Billy Myers of New Castle and Bobby Myers of Indiana; 6 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren and a step-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by a son, Randall Scott Paul and a step-daughter, Annette Lucas.
Services were on Monday, March 31st, in Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Pastor Rick Alvey officiated with burial in West Lawn Cemetery, where military services were conducted.
Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.
Jacquita P. Holcomb
Losantville, IN - Jacquita P. (Jackie) Holcomb, 81, of Losantville, died Monday, March 31, 2014, in Heritage House of New Castle.
She was born in Albany, KY on December 4, 1932, the daughter of Peary and Dora (Honeycutt) Burchett and lived most of her life in he Losantville area.
Jackie was a member of Antioch Christian Church and the Ladies Aid Society of the Antioch church. Her hobbies included knitting, sewing, quilting and gardening.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Jessica Stiening of Farmland and Andrea Lykens (Kevin) of Mooreland; 2 grandchildren, David Stiening (Stephanie) of Parker and Dylan Lykens of Mooreland; 2 great-grandsons, Donovan and Declan Stiening; 2 sisters, Ada Patsy Mikesell (Stu) of Greenfield and Sally Ann Blose (Max) of Robinson, TX and a brother, Icel Burchett (Shelby) of Dublin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Holcomb, on February 21, 2014, a daughter, Josalyn Holcomb in 1979, 2 sisters, Euldean Covey and Olene Brown, and a brother, Knox Burchett.
Services will be at 10:30 A.M. Saturday, April 5, in Antioch Christian Church. Rev. David Craw and Rev. Albert Oren will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 P.M. Friday in Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown.
Memorials may be made to Blountsville Volunteer Fire Department, 8896 N. Wilbur Wright Rd., Losantville, IN 47354 or to Henry County Hospital Hospice.
Donna Jean Rihm
Cambridge City, IN - Donna Jean Rihm, 89, passed away early Sunday morning March 30, 2014 at her home in Cambridge City. A daughter of the late Carl Robert and Hazel Maude (Clifton) Butler, Donna was born in Henry County, Indiana on February 28, 1925. Donna has lived most of her life in the Cambridge City community and was a 1944 graduate of Lincoln High School. She worked as a welder at International Harvester during World War II. A homemaker, Donna enjoyed baking cookies, making raspberry jelly, homemade noodles and dumplings. She was especially famous for her yeast rolls. Donna was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and Alter Society, Daughters of Isabella- Connersville, Liberty American Legion Auxillary Unit 122. Donna enjoyed playing euchre and was a member of several card clubs in Cambridge City, Hagerstown and Connersville.
Survivors include her husband, Walter F. Rihm whom she married at the St. Elizabeth Church on November 27, 1947 by Fr. Jerome Bennett; 7 children, James F. (Patricia) Rihm, Donald A. (Linda K.) Rihm, Gerald L. (Angela) Rihm, Joanna Schrader, Linda (Marvin) Vance, Brian K. (Youngran) Rihm and Elaine K. Rihm; 20 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Barbara (Gene) Huddleston and Janet Monger; nieces and nephews.
Donna was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Phyllis Jean; brothers, Donald C., Claude R., Horace, Carl Jr. and Jack Butler; sisters, Margarette Henry and Doris Loomis; 2 infant great granddaughters, Madison Rihm and Madalynn Paige Vance.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 9 a.m. on Wednesday April 2, 2014 at the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. Fr. Joseph Rautenberg will officiate. Burial will follow at the Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. Visitation will begin with a Rosary service at noon on Tuesday April 1st and continue until 8 p.m. at the Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Daughters of Isabella- 822 West 23rd /Connersville, IN 47331 or the Cambridge City Public Library- 600 W. Main St./ Cambridge City, IN 47327
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Sheila Herzog
Richmond, IN - Sheila Herzog, 73, of Richmond, passed away Sunday evening, March 23, 2014 at IU Health – Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on January 1, 1941 in Richmond, Indiana to Rudolph and Mary Merle (Shatto) Herzog. Sheila is a Richmond High School Graduate and member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Richmond. She enjoyed writing poetry, gardening, watching movies, expressing her flair for fashion and spending time with her family.
Survivors include her sister, Charmaine Crye of McCordsville, Indiana; brother, Paul (Francis) Edwards of Tonto Basin, Arizona; five nephews; five nieces; eight great nephews; eight great neices; six great-great nephews; eight great-great neices.
Sheila was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, George Crye on January 1,2010.
Family and friends may visit from 12:00 noon until the time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin. Burial will follow at Earlham Cemetery, Richmond.
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Charles E. Johnson 
Richmond, IN – Charles E. “Chalk” Johnson, age 84, of Richmond, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Reid Hospital.
Born August 3, 1929, in Laurel County, Kentucky, to Charles E. and Nancy Wyatt Johnson, Charles lived in Richmond since 1966. He was a machine operator at H&P Tool for 20 years, retiring in 1988, and also worked at Natco. Charles was a deacon and member of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, where he volunteered to cut the grass and plant hibiscus. He had volunteered at Reid Hospital for 14 years as a mail carrier and shuttle bus driver. Charles enjoyed gardening and doing things for other people. He loved to laugh and spend time with his family. Charles was a great husband, dad, and grandpa. He dearly loved his wife.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Chandler Johnson, to whom he was married January 31, 1950; children, Roberta (Tim) Fienning, Nancy Wood, and Joseph (Star) Johnson, all of Richmond; grandchildren, Joseph (Jennifer) Johnson, Phillip Johnson, Randy (Kristy) Wood, and Robert Clark; great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Ashlee, Cailee, Trinitee, Charlee, Haylee, Allen, and Juanita; sisters, Vivian Shobe of Hamilton, Ohio and Iduma Faye Stewart of Liberty, Indiana; cousins; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Vernie Rice; brother, Lonnie Johnson; and grandson, Charlie Brown.
Visitation for Charles E. “Chalk” Johnson will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond.  Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. H. Lynn Seagraves officiating. Entombment will be in the Earlham Memorial Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, 794 South Round Barn Road, Richmond, IN 47374.
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Kimberly Shepherd
Milton, IN - Kimberly Shepherd, age 46 of Milton, passed away on Wednesday March 26, 2014 at her residence.  Born January 28, 1968 in Connersville, she was the daughter of Sharon Griggs Wert of Milton and Roy Moffitt of Milton.  She graduated from Hagerstown High School. 
Kimberly loved to fish, spend time with her family laughing and having a good time.  She enjoyed crocheting and was a TV-oholic. 
In addition to her parents she is survived by her step mom Amy Moffitt; a daughter, Paula Nicole Shepherd and her companion, Joshua Watson of Connersville; a brother, Roy James Moffitt and his wife Dee of Hagerstown; a sister, Sara Eversole and husband James of Milton; a grandchild on the way, Charzima Lee Watson; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.  She is preceded in death by a sister, Edith Christine Swope.  Funeral services will be conducted at Urban Winkler Funeral Home on Saturday March 29, 2014 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Troy Slagle officiating.   Friends and family may visit from 11:00 am until the time of the service.  Burial will follow at Westside Cemetery in Milton. 
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Sue Holmes
Dublin, IN - Sue Holmes of Dublin, IN, passed away on Dec. 14, 2013, in Ocala, FL.. She was
the youngest daughter of the late Lester and Louise Donieker. She is survived in Cambridge City by her sister, Mary Lou Woolard. Sue was preceded in death by two sisters, Joan Reynolds and Jean Rahrar.
Sue is also survived by her husband, Gordon Holmes of Ocala, Fla.; and four children, Andrew, Brian, Brenda and Joshua. Sue and Gordon had lived in Ocala, Fla., since 2004 after she retired from the San Jose Housing Authority in San Jose, Calif.
A graveside service will be held in Cambridge City at Riverside Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday April 5, 2014.
Donations may be made in her name to her Alzheimer's Tribute Page at, then click on “Donations”, then “Tributes”, then “Find a Tribute” for “Sue Holmes”.
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Brenda Eileen Poore
Lewisville, IN - Brenda Eileen Poore, 66, passed away at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center in New Castle, Indiana on Thursday afternoon March 20, 2014. Brenda was born in Monticello, Kentucky on February 23, 1948. She married Jerry C. Poore Sr. on June 3, 1966.
Survivors include her husband of Lewisville; 1 son, Jerry C. Poore II (Jessica Branch) of Indianapolis; 1 brother, David (Nancy) Back of Louisville, KY; 1 sister, Marilyn (Don) Cross of New Lisbon; 1 granddaughter, Celina Poore; nieces and nephews.
Brenda was preceded in death by her father, Ralph Back in 1986; mother, Hazel Back Shaffer on January 29, 2014 and step-father Lloyd Shaffer on December 3, 2013.
Honoring Brenda’s wishes, there will be no public services. Following cremation, her cremains will be intered at Maupin Cemetery in Albany, Kentucky. Memorial Contributions can be made to the donor’s favorite charity.
The Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Lewisville Chapel, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Family and friends are invited to leave online condolences can at
Hazel Lois Stanton
Dublin – Hazel Lois Stanton, 88, formerly of Dublin, Indiana passed away early Saturday morning, March 22, 2014 at Millers Merry Manor in Marion, Indiana. She was born on March 16, 1929 to Carl and Pauline (Haisley) Jackson in Centerville, Indiana. Hazel graduated with the Lincoln High School class of 1944. She was married to Clarence E. “Casey” Stanton who passed away on May 29, 2004. Hazel was a loving, caring and committed homemaker and a member of the Friends Fellowship Church in Marion where she was active in children’s ministry.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry L. Stanton, Thomas E. Stanton; three sisters, Doris Funkhouser of Dublin, Mary Sourbeer of Pershing, Marge Swim of Spiceland.
Hazel was preceded in death by a brother, Dale Jackson; sisters, Jean Sherwood, Janet Summan, Betty Kemmer.
Private graveside services will be held at South Lawn Cemetery, Dublin. Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Millers Merry Manor Activity Fund, 505 N Bradner Avenue, Marion, Indiana 46952 and online condolences can be made at
Gladys M. Ervin
Cambridge City, IN - Gladys M. Ervin, 82, of Cambridge City passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Reid Hospial in Richmond.
She was born on October 30, 1931 in Hagerstown to Lawrence E. and Mary Elizabeth Gray Cox and graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1949. She had lived most of her life in the Cambridge City area. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cambridge City and had worked at several local businesses as a cashier.
Survivors include four sons Billy Ray Jr. , Bruce, Robin, and Jason Ervin: 12 grandchildlren, 22 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Billy Ray Ervin Sr.; a daughter Penny Sue Ervin; one sister and one brother.
Friends may gather at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 12:30 PM until start of services at 2:30 PM. Pastor Martin Holman will be officiating. Burial will follow in Valley Grove Cemetery in Milton.
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Faith Elizabeth Levi
Connersvilole, IN - Faith Elizabeth "Betty" Levi, 73, of Connersville, passed away 12:32 AM Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Reid Hospital of Richmond. She had been a cancer survivor for more than eight years.
One of eleven children, she was born May 5, 1940 in Versailles, Ohio, the daughter of Marshill Hill and Dorothy Elaine (Daughtery) Baucom.
On August 14, 1959, she was married to Loren Stanley Levi in Connersville; he died August 9, 2006.
For more than thirty-eight years, she was employed by Philco/Ford and its successor Visteon and subsequently retired from there.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church; in her leisure, she enjoyed playing cards and bingo, gardening, interacting with animals, but especially spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include four children, Eli Levi of Indianapolis, Indiana, Marsha Levi and her companion Brian Roberts and Violet Reed and her companion Chris Harvey, both of Connersville, and Lori Levi and her companion Mike Beck of New Castle, Indiana, a step-son, Victor Harvey of Milton, Indiana, fourteen grandchildren, Todd and Madison Levi, Teia Purcell and her companion Tim and Bubby Purcell and his companion Morgan, Danielle Atkinson and her companion James and Preston Atkinson, Mercedes, Harlie and Erin Reed, Kendall and Chelsea Harvey and her companion Josh, Dylan, Michelle and Andrew Beck, three great-grandchildren, Adri, Roman and Carly, several step-grandchildren, four brothers, Ernest Roy Baucom and his wife Priscilla of Kettersville, Ohio, Edward Lee Baucom of Bayne, Ohio, Douglas Brent Baucom and his wife Diana of Floyd Knobs, Indiana and Mark Joseph Baucom and his wife Erica of Rock Hill, South Carolina, two sisters, Patsy Ruth Maris of Shelbyville, Indiana and Brenda Lee Baucom of Connersville, Indiana, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Loren, a daughter, Jovetta Levi Harvey, two brothers, Milton Earl and Jerry Allen Baucom, and two sisters, Joyce Betrice Smith (Baucom) and Cynthia Ann Waters (Baucom).
Funeral Services will be conducted 6 PM Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Rev. John Reynolds of Calvary Baptist Church officiating; cremation will follow. Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 2 PM until the time of the service on Saturday; they may also visit anytime online at
Morgan W. Cash
Cambridge City, IN - Morgan W. Cash, 70, of Cambridge City, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, March 17, 2014.
He was born in Somerset, KY on September 25, 1943, the son of Charlie and Della Cash. He was the youngest of 12 children. His family moved to Cadiz, IN when he was a baby. He attended Cadiz High School and graduated in 1961.
Morgan enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1961 and served on the USS Midway and the USS Galveston. He served as an electrician aboard the ships and as a Underwater Demolition Team Navy Seal. He was a veteran of Vietnam and his awards include the Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct, National Defense Service, Rifle Sharpshooter Badge / M-14, Pistol Expert Badge / Cal .45 and Underwater Demolition Badge. He received an honorable discharge in 1964.
Upon completion of his military service, he met and married Joyce Swaim in 1966. He worked for Chrysler from 1964 - 1966. From 1966 to 1978 he worked for Addressograph-Multigraph Corporation in Muncie and then in Dayton OH as a Sales Representative / Service Technician. He sold, serviced and maintained printing and copying equipment. From 1978 to 1981 he was Maintenance Technician at Crown Equipment in New Bremen, OH. From 1982 to 1998 he owned and operated Morgan's Copier Sales and Service. From 1999 to 2005 he worked for Preferred Sourcing, Inc. In 2006, he retired and moved back to Indiana.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, target shooting and was a farmer at heart.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Cash; his son, Darrin Cash (Kim Rollinger); a granddaughter, Aubree and her mother, Jessica Graham; brother and sisters in law, Claris Cash, Lotta Cash, William Craig, Fred and Emily Swaim and Barbara Cook; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Helen Denny, Andy Orvan Cash, Bennett Cash, Margaret Wise, Kenn Cash, Willard Cash, Velma Craig, Yvonne Cash, Roger Cash, Geneva Cash and Jard Cash; as well as his beloved poodle, Inka.
Visitation will be 11 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 21, in Culberson Funeral Home. Services will follow at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Allan Henderson will officiate. Burial will be in Buena Vista Cemetery, near Unionport.
Memorials may be made to Reid Hospital Foundation for Hospice.
Christopher Todd Lynch
Dublin, IN - Christopher Todd Lynch, 45, of Dublin passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. He was born on September 3, 1968 in Richmond to Dennis W. Lynch and Donna (Evans) Lynch.
Survivors include his parents; daughter, Mariah Brattain of Indianapolis, Indiana; granddaughter, Rae-Lynn; sister Angela (Brian) Barrett of Richmond; paternal grandmother Virginia Lynch of Dublin, Indiana; nieces Alexis Barrett of Richmond, Harley Barrett of Muncie, Indiana.
Christopher was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Luther and Hazel Evans; paternal grandfather Glen Lynch.
Private graveside services will be conduted at the convenience of the family. Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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