• New Castle

    Phyllis R. Austin

    Phyllis R. Austin, 83, of New Castle, passed away early on the morning of Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Henry Community Health following a brief illness. She was born January 11, 1935 in New Castle, a daughter of the late Dillard and Trilby (Ingram) Reno. Phyllis was a 1953 graduate of New Castle High School. She married the love of her life, Melvin Austin on July 27, 1957. For many years, Phyllis enjoyed working for Meek Florist and Four Seasons Flower Shop. She was a NASCAR Fan, enjoyed bowling, roller skating, and traveling, especially visiting Las Vegas, NV and playing slot machines. Her greatest love was her family. Those left…

  • Franklin,  Trafalgar,  Whiteland

    Louie Coates

    Louie Coates Louie E. Coates, 92, of Greenwood, passed away September 11, 2018. He was born to Lawrence and Angie (Pennington) Coates on August 13, 1926 in Smith Grove, Kentucky. Louie was a veteran of the United States Army. Louie was the owner and operator of C & L Body Shop for 27 years. He enjoyed working on cars. One of his favorite cars was a Model A. He loved listening to bluegrass and old-time country music. Louie loved watching western movies. He enjoyed being outdoors. Louie wou…

  • Martinsville

    Vera F. Wade

    Vera F. Wade, 88, a longtime Martinsville resident, passed peacefully on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in the comfort of her own home. She was born December 27, 1929 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Johnny Washington and Georgia Leah (Barker) Aldridge. Vera enjoyed square dancing, ceramics and time shared with her family. She was a member of the Truth Church. She retired from the State Office Building, where she was a bookkeeper and she was a dedicated homemaker for many years. She leaves behind a host of loving family including her daughters, Yvonne Hatton and Karen Carver (husband, Donnie); son, Floyd W. Wade (wife, Sheryl), Martinsville; step-daughter, Sharon Napier, New…

  • Fortville,  Greenfield

    Edrie M. Jackson

    INDIANAPOLIS – Edrie M. (Carter) Jackson, age 85, of Indianapolis, passed away on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital. She was born on January 26, 1933 in Indianapolis as the daughter of James and Stella Mae (Galloway) Carter. She graduated from Warren High School in 1950 and in 1953 she married Donald W. Jackson in Indianapolis. She worked for Hancock Memorial Hospital for over 20 years before retiring as an insurance supervisor in 1988. In addition to sewing and reading, Edrie enjoyed many artistic pursuits including oil, acrylic and water color painting. She loved her cats and spending time with her family. Edrie is survived by her children,…

  • Delphi

    RICHARD “DICK” LEE DAVIS

    Richard “Dick” Lee Davis Richard “Dick” Lee Davis, 83 of Colburn passed away on Sept. 13, 2018. Dick was born on April 20, 1935 to the late Ernest Lester and Ruby Edna (Harriman) Davis in Frankfort, Indiana. He attended Delphi schools and served with the Indiana National Guard for 9 years. He married Wilma Jean Pattengale on May 16, 1954 in Delphi and she survives. Dick worked for Lahr Ford for 24 years and was a head custodian at Hershey, Harrison and Battle Ground schools for 15 years. He also worked as a tree trimmer for himself and Jerry Boone Tree Trimming. He mowed and maintained numerous cemeteries in the…

  • Rockville

    Dan Lee Coleman

    Dan Lee Coleman December 14, 1946 – September 12, 2018 ROCKVILLE-Dan Lee Coleman, 71 , of Rockville, Indiana passed away at 7:20 pm Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in his reside… View Details  |  Send Flowers

  • Akron,  Mentone

    Arnold L. VanLue

    Arnold L. VanLue, 84, of rural Roann, Indiana passed at 3:45 am, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 at Timbercrest Senior Living Community of North Manchester, Indiana. He was born on Oct. 15, 1933 in Fulton County, Indiana, Henry Township to Myron J. and Ruth (Ratliff) Vanlue. He married on May 17, 1953 in the Emmanuel United Methodist Church near Gilead, Indiana to Roma V. Bahney, she survives. Arnold was an auctioneer for many years as well as a farmer and a general contractor. Together with his wife, they raised and showed Suffolk Sheep in many states. Over the years of showing sheep they won many notable awards. He was also a…

  • Vincennes

    Toni D. (Williams) Haas

    Toni D. (Williams) Haas, 66, of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018. She was born April 16, 1952 in Vincennes to Dale Williams and Nelda (Smith) Watts. Toni had worked as a secretary for Southern Indiana Propane and Westport Auto and attended Thursday Church. She enjoyed traveling and crafts. Her children and grandchildren were the most important part of her life as she loved them dearly. Surviving are her children, Chris Boover of Vincennes, Joe Haas of Vincennes, and Shydale Allen and her husband Shawn of Vincennes; her grandchildren, Peyton Delisle and her husband Mason, Brad Hitt, Taylor Allen, Blake Allen, Gavin Haas, Karenza Haas, Kenzie Haas, Adallan…

  • Frankfort

    Anne (Young) Brooke Gordon Myers

    Anne (Young) Brooke Gordon Myers, 96, of Mulberry, died at 7:15 p.m. September 12, 2018 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community.  She was born January 8, 1922 in Geetingsville, Ind. to Merton A. & Gladys (Shaffer) Young.  Her First marriage was to Dorwin Brooke, she then married Keith S. Gordon in Shelbyville, Ind and he preceded her in death.  Later in life she married Gerald “Curly” Myers and he preceded her in death. Anne was a graduate of Michigantown High School.  She worked in interior design in Indianapolis, Ind., State Distributing for 12 years and Sears in Frankfort for 20 years. She was a former member of the First Christian Church…

  • Kokomo

    Willis F. Little

    Willis F. Little, passed away on September 12, 2018 at Century Villa Health Care, Greentown. Willis was born on January 5, 1930 to Ursal D. And Freda J. (McCan) Little in Greentown, Indiana. On September 23, 1960 he married Edith…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Bernard Smith

    View Bernard Smith Spencer Bernard Smith passed away peacefully with his family at his bedside on September 12, 2018 at IU Methodist Hospital.  Although his family is beyond heartbroken, they rejoice in the knowledge that Bernard is resting in our Heavenly Father’s arms.  Bernard was born on March 23, 1941, to Lee and Amanda (Fender) Smith.    A lifelong resident of Owen County, Bernard held many jobs over his career.  Bernard began working with his father at Smith’s …

  • Vincennes

    Thelma R. (Knoblett) Wilson

    Thelma R. (Knoblett) Wilson, 86, of Vincennes, passed away at 5:40 pm Thursday, September 12, 2018 at the Willow Manor Rehab. She was born July 14, 1932 in Knox County, Indiana, to Orvie and Lula (Walton) Knoblett. Thelma worked at Perdue Foods for 35 years and the Coin Center Laundry for 13 years. A member of the Beal Pentecostal Church, she enjoyed her family, especially her great grandsons, an enjoyed listening to Gospel Music. Surviving are her daughters, Pam Claycomb and her husband Tom of Indianapolis, Anita Hacker and her husband Tim of Vincennes, Sandy LaMarche and her husband Tim of Vincennes; six grandchildren, Kelly Jones and her husband Andrew…

  • Terre Haute

    JoAnne Clutter

    View JoAnne Clutter JoAnne Clutter, 85, of Terre Haute, Indiana, passed away September 12, 2018.  She was born October 27, 1932 in Danville, Illinois to Garland Roderick and Ruth (Clapp) Roderick.   JoAnne was a foster parent for several years.  She worked as an agent for Century 21 for over 20 years.  JoAnne was also a hair dresser and a CNA.  She enjoyed doing upholstery with her late sister Doris.  JoAnne was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.  She was…