• Daleville,  Middletown

    Francis Ashton

    Francis Ashton Middletown Middletown….Francis Eugene Ashton, 93, longtime resident of Middletown passed away Wednesday morning at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Anderson, Indiana April 1, 1926, the son of Earl and Mary Huffman Ashton. He retired from Westinghouse after 20 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Middletown.  He farmed and painted farm equipment.  He worked for two different John Deere stores as a parts manager….

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Frances Ashton

    Frances Ashton Middletown Middletown….Frances Eugene Ashton, 93, longtime resident of Middletown passed away Wednesday morning at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Anderson, Indiana April 1, 1926, the son of Earl and Mary Huffman Ashton. He retired from Westinghouse after 20 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Middletown.  He farmed and painted farm equipment.  He worked for two different John Deere stores as a parts manager….

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Marilyn Jackson

    Marilyn Jackson Middletown Middletown….Marilyn Beatrice Tackett Jackson, 83, longtime resident of Middletown passed away late Monday evening in New Castle. She was born in Chicago, IL, December 5, 1935, the daughter of Lee and Frances Wilson Tackett. She was a graduate of Dugger High School and retired from General Motors- Delco Remy in 1991 after 25 years of service. She attended the Cadiz Friends Church and sold crafts at the Farmers Pike market.  She loved playing bingo and was know…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Frances Russell

    Frances Russell Middletown Middletown….Frances Miriam Russell, 96, resident of Middletown, passed away at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday.  She was born in Rushville, Indiana, August 26, 1923, the daughter of Roy B. and Inez J Reynolds Saunders. She was a 1941 graduate of Milroy High School and was a member of the Sixth Street Christian Church.  She belonged to the Christian Woman’s Fellowship and the College Corner Home Economics Club and was a chart…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Guy “Chip” Sork

    Guy “Chip” Sork Ferdinand Guy J. “Chip” Sork, II, age 58, of Ferdinand, formerly of Middletown, Indiana, passed away at 3:00 a.m., on Thursday, November 21, 2019, at his residence.               He was born July 26, 1961, in Anderson, Indiana, to Guy J. and Carla M. (McCracken) Sork; and married Demitra Hart on April 13, 2017, in Jasper, Indiana.  Guy was a quality supply engineer at Kimball Electronics in Jasper; and a member o…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Phyllis Laird

    Phyllis Laird Anderson Phyllis Lorraine Laird…73, resident of Anderson passed away November 19, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Regional Hospital in Anderson.  She was born in Jackson Michigan, June 25, 1946, the daughter of Brad and Gladys Stinson Wright. She was a graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School (1964) and worked for over 25 years for Comcast as a systems designer in Indianapolis. She had lived in the New Castle/Anderson area since 1960 and was preceded in death by her parents, her…..

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Paula Crose

    Paula Crose Anderson After an extended illness and couragous fight, Paula May Crose is flying with the angels in heaven on November 12, 2019.  She was born October 12, 1955 to Nora Circle Crose (deceased) and Paul James Crose (deceased) in Muncie, Indiana. She was preceded in death by brother; William (Bill) Crose and sisters; Darlene Shocker and Debbie Ralph.  She is survived by sisters; Carolyn Sue Crose and Ruby Bishop, nieces; Candy Martin, Becky O’Neill, Kathy Smith, Penny Dean…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Betty Hook

    Betty Hook Daleville Daleville….Betty Lou (Jackson) Hook, 90, resident of Daleville passed away at her home on November 8, 2019.  She was born in Peoria, Illinois, November 14, 1928, the daughter of Lloyd and Lottie McClure Jackson. She was a 1949 graduate of Kennard High School and retired in 1983 from Western Electric after 22 years of service. She was an avid reader, loved to cook and watch horse racing and attend the casino.  She loved her family. Besides her parents, she was …

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Gordon Absher

    Gordon Absher Middletown Middletown…Gordon Leslie Absher, 87, resident of Middletown passed away peacefully Sunday morning at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Muncie, Indiana December 4, 1931, the son of Adrian U> and M. Aleen Louderback Absher.  Gordon attended Royerton and graduated from Easton High School in 1949. after high school he enlisted in the US Army serving 3 years in the 25th Infantry Division in Korea from 1951-1952.  He earned three bronze servic…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Franklin Bennett

    Franklin Bennett Yorktown Yorktown….Franklin Dale Bennett, 78, resident of Yorktown passed away Wednesday at the home of his son in Middletown.  He was born in Anderson, June 28, 1941, the son of Ralph and Sarah Fern Hawkins Bennett. He was a Yorktown High School graduate and attended Purdue University.  He was owner of Bennett Electric for over 20 years.  He was an electrician for IBEW #855.  He had lived his entire life in Madison and Delaware County. He had been …

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Cherryl Davis

    Cherryl Davis Muncie Muncie…Cherryl Lynn Barkdull Davis, 69, resident of Muncie, passed away early Tuesday morning at her residence.  She was born in Anderson, October 30, 1950, the daughter of Basil and Jaquelyn Seward Barkdull. She worked at the Main Street Café and loved putting together Jigsaw puzzles, and listening to music. She lived in this area most of her life. Survivors are her son: Kevin M. Davis of Muncie, four grandchildren: Alex, Cody, Makenna and Sean Davis, 2 sisters: M…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Seth Bussa

    Seth Bussa Muncie   Seth Edward Bussa, 24, of Muncie, joined his father, David Bussa, in the restful peace and joy of Heaven on Monday, October 7, 2019. He was born on June 8, 1995, in Muncie, to the late David Bussa and Kay (Howell) Bussa. Seth was a quiet soul with a huge heart who would give you the shirt off his back without hesitation. He lived his life to the fullest, usually surrounded by many friends. He enjoyed cars, from the classic “Hot Rods” to the newer, high performance… …

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Betty Ashby

    Betty Ashby Daleville   Betty Jean Ashby, 93, of Daleville passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at her residence.  She was born on July 4, 1926 in Anderson, a daughter of the late Harry Lee and Dorothy (Meyer) Dunn. Betty had attended the Chesterfield Christian Church for several years.  She worked in a defense plant in California for six months in 1945 and retired from Hoyt Rite Clothing in Muncie following 30 years of service. Survivors include her brother, Joe (Alice) Du…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Donald Kelley

    Donald Kelley Middletown Donald “Kelley” W. Kelley, 74 of Middletown passed away Thursday, October 3, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis.  He was born June 2, 1945 in Anderson, a son of the late Thomas Edward and Anna Marie Kelley. Kelley had attended Madison Heights High School and graduated from Ivy Tech in 1982 with an associate degree in appliance repair. He was a veteran of the US Army from 1969 to 1971.  Kelley was an avid pool player and enjoyed visits to the casino….

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Edna Hurdle

    Edna Hurdle Muncie Edna Louise Hurdle, 86, of Muncie passed away Friday, October 04, 2019 at Yorktown Manor.  She was born on April 18, 1933 in Coffee County, TN a daughter of the late Fred and Alta (Morris) Martin. Edna retired from the Muncie General Motors Plant where she served in the cafeteria.  She attended the Mt Olive United Methodist Church for any years.  Edna was very talented and loved to make a variety of craft items.  She also enjoyed playing bingo and euchre…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Carla Jackson

    Carla Jackson Middletown Middletown….Carla Jean Jackson, 63, resident of Middletown passed away October 1, 2019 at Glen Oakes Nursing Center in New Castle.  She was born in Anderson, January 20, 1956, the daughter of Carl and Marilyn Tackett Jackson. She was a 1974 graduate of Shenandoah High School and the Anderson School of Nursing. She worked in the health care vocation many years including the Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as an LPN. Besides her parents, sh…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Diane Lowry

    Diane Lowry Homosassa, Florida Homosassa, Florida…Diane P. Lowry, 73 resident of Homosassa, Fl.,  and longtime resident of Middletown, Indiana, passed away in Florida on September 29, 2019. She was born in Henry County, Indiana, April 18, 1946, the daughter of Arnold and Doris Aileen Burke Carwile and Arnold Pring. She was a 1964 graduate of Cadiz High School and the Indianapolis Business Academy. She was a 1992 of the Anderson School of Practical Nursing and worked for many years at B…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Chad Bowers

    Chad Bowers Spiceland Spiceland…Chad Dustin “Dusty” Bowers, 45, resident of Spiceland, passed away on September 27, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Muncie, March 9, 1974, the son of David A. Bowers and Trenna Bertram (Curnutt)   He was a pipeline Welder most of his life and loved hunting and collecting cars. He enjoyed motorcycles. Survivors are a daughter: Adrianna Bowers of Spiceland, his wife Shemila Ramjit of Trinidad, his mother and father, 1 brothe…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Madalene Stewart

    Madalene Stewart Middletown Middletown….Madalene Gladys Stewart, 102, resident of Middletown and longtime resident of Indianapolis, passed away October 1, 2019 at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Delaware County, March 23, 1917 the daughter of Henry Clay and Bethel E Keesling Stewart. She was a graduate of Cowan High School (1936) and worked for 36 years at Indiana Bell Telephone. She was member of the Pioneers of America Club and the CWA. Survivors are 1 …

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Steven Bray

    Steven Bray Middletown Middletown….Steven Lee Bray, 64, resident of Middletown, passed away September 24, 2019 at Roudebush Veteran Medical Center in Indianapolis. He was born in New Castle, IN, January 20, 1955 the son of Paul and Christine Dick Bray. He worked for General Motors (Guide Lamp) and was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. Survivors are two daughters: Angela Seward Bray of Middletown and Salena Watrud (Donald) of Belfast, TN, mother: Christine Bray, 3 brothers: Gary Bray (Laura)…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Vivian Melton

    Vivian Melton Middletown Middletown….Vivian Ruth Melton, 88, resident of Middletown passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at St Vincent’s Regional Hospital in Anderson.  She was born in Anderson, December 10, 1930, the daughter of Benjamin and Sadie Barber Graddy.  She attended Middletown High School and had been a homemaker most of her adult life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Middletown. She worked at Guide Lamp (General Motors) and Liebhardt Mills. She was…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Mark Flowers, Sr.

    Mark Flowers, Sr. Middletown Middletown…Mark Anthony Flowers, Sr., 31, resident of Middletown, passed away Sunday afternoon.  He was born in Anderson, April 6, 1988, the son of Tammy Sue Flowers.  He was a graduate of Daleville High School and had worked for several years with ABC Construction.  He was a member of Indiana Laborers Union # 120.  He was a member of the American Pool Association and the Sons of the American Legion of Daleville. He is survived by his mother …

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Rosemary Lewis

    Rosemary Lewis Middletown Middletown…Rosemary (Cupp) Lewis, 96, resident of Middletown passed away at Middletown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Middletown on August 30, 2019. She was born in Kokomo, Indiana May 16, 1923 the daughter of  Wade T. and Versa Irick Cupp.  She was a graduate of Wilkinson High School and was a homemaker most of her life. She was a member of the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Jack …

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Walter Kelly, Sr.

    Walter Kelly, Sr. Indianapolis Indianapolis…Walter A. Kelly, Sr., 76, resident of Indianapolis, passed away August 27, 2019 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born in Waynesboro, Georgia, August 29, 1942, the son of Oliver Jackson and Annie Mae Griner Kelly. He was a graduate of Waynesboro High School and retired from the finance center at Fort Benjamin Harrison.  He was a US Army Veteran serving in Vietnam. Survivors are his wife: Wilma of Indianapolis, 1 daught…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    John Paige

    John Paige Middletown Middletown….John Wayne Paige, 73, resident of Middletown passed away August 27, 2019 at St. Vincent’s Regional Hospital in Anderson.  He was born in Philadelphia Mississippi, July 29, 1946, the son of John Ivan and Susie Belle Creel Paige. He retired from General Motors (Guide Lamp) after 35 years of service and was a US Army Veteran. He was a member of the UAW Local 663 and the Lapel Masonic Lodge. Survivors are his wife: Billie of Middletown, Children: Monica Tr…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Martha Smith

    Martha Smith Middletown Martha Ellen (Gray) Smith, 97, of rural Middletown past away August 23rd following a brief illness. Martha was born in Henry Township South of New Castle on Nov. 11, 1921 to Gurney and Maurine (Shepherd) Gray.  She graduated from New Castle High School in the class of 1940. Having an identical twin sister (Ruth), many simply called her “Gray Twin” because she and Ruth looked so much alike.  Martha graduated from Miami-Jacobs Business College in Dayton, Ohio.&…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Molly Peckinpaugh

    Molly Peckinpaugh Middletown Middletown….Molly B. (Bond) Peckinpaugh, 89, resident of Middletown, passed away August 22, 2019 at her home.  She was born in Markleville, December 1, 1934, the daughter of Myron Andrew and Roberta Vivian Noland Bond. She was a graduate of Markleville High School and had been a retail Store manager for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law: David Gerischer, and 1 brother: Max D. Bond. She is survived by her children: Mary Ann Pos…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Don Osborne

    Don Osborne Middletown Middletown……..Don  I. Osborne passed away August 18, 2019.  He was born September 26, 1933 in Martin, Kentucky, the son of Johnnie and Margie Hall Osborne.  He had been preceded in death by his Wife: Dollie,  parents and siblings: Noma Jean Crisp and Gary Osborne. Don served on the Middletown Dietrich Memorial Park Board as president for many years and served two terms on the Middletown Town Board.  He was a charter member of the Middleto…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Kathryn Reddington

    Kathryn Reddington Anderson Anderson…Kathryn Ann Hannon Reddington, 89, longtime resident of Middletown, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday evening at Primrose Healthcare in Anderson.  She was born in Anderson, December 29, 1929, the daughter of Edward J. and Nellie Payne Hannon.  She had been preceded in death by her husband Howard Reddington, Jr. She was a  Middletown High School graduate and also a graduate of Indiana Business College. She was a secretary at…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Terry Huff

    Terry Huff Anderson Anderson……Terry Lee Huff, 67, resident of Anderson, passed away August 4, 2019 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis from injuries sustained in a bicycle/car accident.  He was born December 23, 1951 in Anderson. He was a graduate of Anderson High School and worked for over 30 years for the Anderson Parks Department.  He also was owner of Indiana Myotherapy where he was a therapist. He was a 5th degree Black Belt in Taekwondo in which he had stu…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Charles Edwards Jr.

    Charles Edwards Jr. Daleville Charles Edwards, 96, of Daleville, Indiana went to be with his Almighty LORD on Monday, August 5th while picking Green Beans in his garden just like he had planned it. He was born March 13, 1923 to Grace and Charles Edwards Sr in Spencer.  Charles retired from Daleville Community Schools as Superintendent in 1988. After that he held various part-time jobs the most notable being a salesman of furniture for Wilson Brothers.   After finishing his duty to t…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Clifford Abshire, Jr.

    Clifford Abshire, Jr. Anderson Anderson…Clifford Calton Abshire, Jr., 63, resident of Anderson, passed away at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis on Tuesday evening. He was born in Anderson, November 4, 1955, the son of Clifford and Nola Boling Abshire.  He was a 1974 graduate of Shenandoah High School and was owner operator of Mill Direct Carpet for over 47 years.  Survivors include his daughter: Samantha (Caleb Laurie) Abshire, 2 sons: Josh Fridley and Preston Abe, siblings:…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    John Davidson

    John Davidson Markleville Markleville….John William Davidson, 60, resident of Markleville, passed away Monday morning at his residence.  He was born in New Castle October 22, 1958, the son of William and Mildred Henderson Davidson. He was a graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School (!977) and worked for Keihn Honda for seven years.  He was a veteran of the US Army. He had lived in the Madison County area for over 20 years and attended the Ovid Community Church.  He was preced…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Eugene Williams

    Eugene Williams Middletown Middletown….Eugene L. Williams joined his beloved wife, Mary Maxine, in Heaven on July 31, 2019  He was born in Milton, Indiana, September 15, 1930. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years: Mary Maxine (Bane) Williams, Parents; Goldie and Charles Williams, brothers: Herschel Williams, Cliff Williams, Don Williams, Doug Williams and Jim Williams, sister; Helen Smith, Wanda Alspaugh and Wilma Reagan. He is survived by one sister: Mildred Kimball, child…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Martha Pettit

    Martha Pettit Anderson Our loving wife, mother, and grandmother Martha passed away July 26. Martha was born on September 26, 1939 to Herman and Elizabeth (Keesling) Zirkle. She was raised and attended school in the Middletown / Mechanicsburg area. She graduated from Middletown High School. She married Jerry Pettit on December 7, 1958 in Mechanicsburg. They raised their family in Elwood. In Elwood, Martha attended and was active in Grace United Methodist Church. Martha has resided in Anderson …

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Christy Neal

    Christy Neal Muncie Albany….Christy Louise (Huffman) Neal, 41, resident of Albany, passed away Tuesday morning at her home . She was born in Muncie, August 12, 1977, the daughter of Rocky D. Huffman and Sandra Beeson. She was a registered nurse for nearly 20 years at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie and was a clinical nurse for the CICU for many years.  She received the Daisy Award for service from IU Health and was known for her nursing skill and wonderful demeanor…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    John Laswell II

    John Laswell II Anderson Anderson….John Paul Laswell II, 85, resident of Anderson, passed away at the home of his daughter in Middletown on July 23, 2019.  He was born in Anderson, May 20, 1934, the son of John Paul and Elzora June Rittenour Brown.  He attended Anderson High School and worked for over 32 years in the Heat treatment plant of General Motors Plant 17. He owned and operated Laswell Antiques in Anderson was on a bowling team for 50 years. He delivered the Anderson Hera…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Randall “Randy” Rowe

    Randall “Randy” Rowe Daleville Daleville…Randall “Randy” Lee Rowe, 71, resident of Daleville, passed away July 15, 2019 at his residence.  He was born in Columbia, KY, March 21, 1948, the son of R.D.Rowe and Norene Burris Rowe.    He had managed several companies including Independence Corregated.  He was a 1967 graduate of Daleville High School.  He was a veteran of the US Army.    He was a member of the American Legion Post 446 where he ha…

  • Daleville,  Middletown

    Norman Grimm

    Norman Grimm Middletown Middletown…Norman Keith Grimm, 89, resident of Middletown passed away July 16, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Middletown.  He was born in Henry County April 21, 1930 the son of Robert and Agnes Harless Grimm. He was a 1948 graduate of Sulphur Springs High School and retired from Chrysler Corporation in 1990. He was a US Army veteran and a member of the Middletown Church of the Nazarene.  He was a longtime member of Bible Study Fellowship and coached minor …