• Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Portia Claudia Christy

    Portia Claudia Christy, 67, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away January 23, 2020. She was born November 14, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Harvey and Luella Smith; she was one of seven children. Portia was a lifetime Indianapolis resident and proud 1971 graduate of George Washington High School. After graduation, she worked many dutiful years for Union Carbide in the injection moldings division. She met the love of her life, Ricky Christy, as children at school #108. The pair were meant to be, they married shortly after high school and spent a beautiful life with one another. They remained deeply in love at the time of Ricky’s passing.  Portia loved collecting…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Michael A. Hargis

    Michael A. Hargis, 60 of Carmel, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis. Mike was born November 20, 1959 in Indianapolis to the late William G. and Woneta A. Hargis (Hockman). Mike graduated from Northwest High School in 1978 and IUPUI in 1983. Mike was a civil engineer, having worked for Earth Resources the past 12 years. He attended Northview Church in Carmel and Friendship Community Church in Treasure Island, FL. Mike is survived by his wife of 22 years, Mary Ann; children, Michael E., Charles W. and Elizabeth A. Hargis; brother, Donald Steinmeyer; aunt, Stella Burns and many nieces and nephews. Mike was a man…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Lula F. Scales

    Lula F. Scales, 81, of Indianapolis, was born on August 27, 1938 in Ary, Kentucky and passed away on January 24, 2020. Lula was a devoted wife, and loving mother and grandmother to so many. The memories she leaves behind will be cherished forever. She is survived by her children, Lois J. Mosier, Walter R. Schrock, Edward L. Scales, Jr., Michael A. Smith, Lena Brock; and her sister, Ruth Coffman. Was was preceded in death by her parents, William and Sarah Napier; husband, Edward Scales; and children, James A. Schrock, Linda K. Schrock, Janet L. Parker, and Sandra D. Smith. The post Lula F. Scales appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Christina Ann Crosley

    Christina Ann Crosley “Tina”, 45, of Indianapolis passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loved ones. Tina was born on May 1, 1974 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona to Brenda and Paul Crosley. She attended Arsenal Tech High School and worked at IU Health Hospital in Indianapolis for 11 years. Tina had a huge heart and would help anyone with anything and everything. She was always there to help, no matter what the situation was. Tina loved her family very much and was loved by so many people. Tina leaves behind a 15 year old daughter, Kaya Crosley. She is also survived by her parents,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mary E. McCullum

    Mary Elizabeth McCullum In Loving Memory. December 13, 1932-January 24, 2020 Mary Elizabeth (Spotts) McCullum of Noblesville, Indiana passed away on January 24, 2020. Mary was born on December 13, 1932 to Allen F Spotts and Louise E (Tice) Spotts on their farm in Wayne County, Indiana. She attended Centerville High School where she graduated in 1951 and went on to earn both her Bachelor of Education and Master of Education from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She was an avid reader and writer, and taught 1st and 2nd grade in Richmond, Indiana before becoming a stay at home mom. She was a longtime member of the Friends Church.…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Dr. Sally D. Middleton

    On January 24, 2020, Sally Diane Slowman Middleton, loving mother and caring physician, passed away at the age of 66. She was born on December 7, 1953, in London, England to Ken and Micki Slowman. She graduated from Wellesley University in 1975, and subsequently graduated from University of Cincinnati Medical School in 1980. She practised medicine for over thirty years, compassionately caring for countless patients Sally loved the outdoors. In her spare time, she volunteered with the Sierra Club to repair and maintain hiking trails around the country so that others could enjoy nature. In addition, she loved to sing and dance, participating in multiple choirs and dance groups. Sally…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Dr. Christopher Sullivan

    Christopher Sullivan, Ph.D., died at home on January 20, 2020, surrounded by his beloved wife and children. The consummate family man, Chris was born February 3, 1961, in Boston to the late Walter J. and Mary T. (Costanza) Sullivan. Among his many achievements, Chris’ greatest pride was his family. Raised in Reading, Massachusetts, he graduated from Reading Memorial High School, class of ’79. Chris was an accomplished three-season athlete, lettering in many fields and eventually achieved captain of the track team. His next 10 years were spent in his beloved Colorado. It was there at the base of the Rocky Mountains where he met the true love of his life,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Veronica J. Williams

    Veronica J. Williams, 88, of New Palestine passed away on January 22, 2020. Veronica was born on November 17, 1931 in Crab Orchard, Kentucky to the late Harvey Johnston and Augusta Pazin. She retired from Western Electric after 33 years of service in 1983. She had owned her own beauty shop, played the piano in several churches and had a green thumb with flowers. She loved Jesus and all people. She leaves behind lots of love and almost unbearable memory. Veronica is survived by her devoted husband, Edward Williams; sons, Edward Williams III and Paul Michael Williams; granddaughters, Sarah, Melissa, and Allison; and sister, Claudette. She was preceded in death…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Mark O. Hostetler

    Mark O. Hostetler 82, of Indianapolis, passed away January 23, 2020.  He was born on September 8, 1937 to Amos and Thersa (Hooley) Hostetler in Emma, IN. Mark received his Master’s Degree in Education from Ball State University and was an elementary school teacher at Spring Mill Elementary School in Washington Township for 35 years.  After he retired from teaching, Mark began a second career as a Financial Advisor and continued that work until this past year. Mark is survived by his wife of 35 years, Randy; daughters Gail (Don) Rush, Diane Graves, Teresa (William) Emmons and son Doug Hostetler; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and brothers Mervin (Margaret) Hostetler…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Sandra Lee Delph

    Sandra Lee Delph, 80, passed away at home on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was a true warrior, fighting cancer for more than 25 years. Sandye was born on January 22, 1940 in Indianapolis to Betty Jane (Brabender) and Harry Townsend Ford. She spent much of her early life with her doting grandparents, Carl and Mary Ellen Brabender, was active in the National Association of Dance and Affiliated Artists, Inc. and participated in local gymnastics events. Sandye graduated from Shortridge High School and began working for the National Retail Hardware Association where she met Tom Delph, the future father of her daughters. Sandy moved to…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Constance (Connie) M. Herring

    Constance (Connie) M. Herring, age 90, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2020, surrounded by her family.  She was born on August 13, 1929 to Alfred and Laverne Hummel of Indianapolis.  In her long and full life, she nourished those around her with her special gifts of warmth, generosity, humor, and love.  She was a wonderful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Connie was a Ben Davis High School graduate.  She was happily married for 54 years to the love of her life, Maurice (Hap) R. Herring, and they raised four children.  Her family was her greatest joy and proudest accomplishment.  She was also very proud of her career at…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Samuel Francis Johnson Jr.

    Samuel Francis Johnson Jr., age 93, of Indianapolis, IN, went to join his Lord and Savior on January 19, 2020. He was born on June 14, 1926 to the Late Samuel Francis Johnson Sr. and the Late Bessie (Lewis) Johnson in Crossville, TN. Samuel moved to Indianapolis in 1949 where he later met and married his wife, Margaret (Henson) Johnson, in 1950. He fearlessly served in the United States Army for WWII. He was stationed in Hawaii as a Lieutenant when the war came to an end. After returning to Indianapolis, Samuel began work at General Motors Truck and Bus where he was a dedicated employee for 40 years. Outside…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Charles Richard Baker

    Charles Robert Baker 96 of Zionsville, IN passed away January 17, 2020. Bob was born in October 11, 1923 in Indianapolis to Charles and Mary Gertrude (Lindeman) Baker. Bob graduated from St Philip Neri Catholic Grade School and Cathedral High School. Bob served our country in the US Army. He was a design engineer for General Motors Corporation. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday January 28, 2020 at St Joseph Catholic Church Lebanon IN at 11 am with calling one hour prior to the service. Bob is survived by his wife; Claire Anne (Diercks) Baker who he married August 19, 1967. Burial will be in Union Lutheran Cemetery Zionsville,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Richard C. “Dick” Snyder

    Richard C. (Dick) Snyder, age 84 of Carmel, passed away suddenly on January 16, 2020. He was born in Indianapolis November 21, 1935, to the late Mostyn and Margaret Hackmann Snyder. He was preceded in death by his brother John M. Snyder of Mountain Home, Arkansas. He graduated from Shortridge High School in 1953. He attended Indiana University and graduated from Butler University in 1961. He served a tour of duty in the United States Air Force during this time period as well. He met his wife, Mary Kay Handy, while attending Butler. He attended Law School of Indiana University Indianapolis. He fondly remembered the many summers spent at Lake…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Paul John Simon O’Connor

    Paul was born in Harare, Zimbabwe on July 8, 1963 to Sheila and Donal O’Connor. Paul grew up in Liverpool, England and left for the United States after graduating from the University of Surrey with a High Honors Diploma in Hospitality Management. He was married to Jennifer O’Connor (Weitz) from 1994 to 2017. Paul dedicated his career in the hospitality industry to making every guest feel special and bringing out the best in all those around him. He worked in hotels in the Channel Islands; San Francisco, CA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guam; Saipan; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Lansing, MI; Athens, OH; Hebron, KY; Carmel, IN and Louisville, KY. He won numerous…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Janice P. Gray

    Janice P. Gray, passed away January 8, 2020 in Franklin, IN. She was born on January 5, 1936 to the late Edward and Mary Englehart. Janice graduated with an Associates degree and went on to pursue a career as an LPN in the Indianapolis area. She was also a dedicated member of her church, Wallace Street Evangelical Church. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10AM at Flanner Buchanan – Memorial Park, 9350 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN. The post Janice P. Gray appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Karen Lorraine Leonard (Hartsock)

    Karen Lorraine Leonard (Hartsock), 72, of Indianapolis passed away on January 17, 2020. Karen was born to the late, Robert A. and Betty J. Hartsock in Indianapolis, IN on July 11, 1947. Karen attended and graduated from Decatur High School. She later became a Claims Representative for Nationwide Insurance. Karen was even a member of The Central Indiana Claims Association. She will be missed by her loving family and all the lives she has touched. Karen is survived by her children, Naomi Turner, Ruth Ann Crooke, and Charles Robert Crooke (Huyen Tran); her siblings, Sue Hatfield (Terry),  Joseph Hartsock (Terri), Anita J. Roseberry, Bettie Lou Hartsock, Samuel R. Hartsock (Caroline),…