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    Troy Smith

    Losantville, IN Troy Smith, 50, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Waters of New Castle after a long illness. The son of Jack and Becky (Meyers) Smith, Troy was born on August 20, 1968 in Apple Valley, California. Troy married Janet McDonald on February 13, 2014. Troy most recently worked as a truck driver but had many talents including welding and metal fabrication. He attended Losantville United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Janet Smith, twin sons, Eli Smith and Stone Smith and a son, Dallas Haneline. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Becky Smith. A Memorial Service will be held at…

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    Richard Beerbower

    EATON, IN Richard Beerbower, 85, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 after fighting many good fights that this life brought him including cancer, Alzheimer’s and finally pneumonia and influenza. Richard, known also as Dick, Dad, Pops, Grandpa and Mr. B by those who loved and knew him well, is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce Ann (Johns) Beerbower; his children: Lora Wright (Terry), Judy Gutermuth (Steve), Angela Rector, and Marci Jester (Greg), five grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and four step-great grandchildren. The son of Ora and Florence (Mallery) Beerbower, Richard was born on December 26, 1933…

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    David Powell

    Muncie, IN David C. Powell, age 52, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 6, 2019 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital. David was born February 28, 1967. He graduated from Delta High School in 1985 and Ball State University in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in Information System Management. David had the gift of being able to fix computers and understand technology. He worked at Ball State University for nearly 30 years, which included setting up and maintaining servers and desktop computers, tracking down network security and internet issues, and solving major technology issues with companies like Microsoft. David also co-founded Irving Computing, a computer retail store located in the…

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    Christine “Chris” Schwer

    Eaton, IN Christine “Chris” Schwer, 68, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at her home. She was born on November 15, 1950 to Robert and Jean (Nieter) Loffer. Chris was a 1969 Delta High School graduate. After being a homemaker for many years, she returned to work in the cafeteria at Delta Middle School where she was commonly known as “Chris ketchup and mustard lady.” She then moved on to be an instructional assistant at Delta High School in the resource room before returning to school in 1985 to complete bachelor’s and master’s degrees in elementary education from Ball State University. She retired from Delaware Community Schools after working…

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    Tiffany Lou (Morgan) Quate

    Dunkirk, IN Tiffany Lou (Morgan) Quate, 29, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 1, 2019 at her home in Portland. She was born on March 15, 1989 in Jay County to James and Frances Jean (Whited) Morgan. She graduated from Jay County High School in 2007. Tiffany loved her dogs and loved to fish, read and be around her family. She is survived by her parents: James “Jim” Morgan, of Dunkirk and Frances Jean Greenwood of Tennessee, her sister Twila Morgan, and her grandfather, Jim Morgan as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Pitman-Richman…

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    Diane (Stewart) Brown

    Eaton, IN Diane C. (Stewart) Brown, 79, left us on February 28, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital after a long cancer battle. She was born on January 26, 1940 in Muncie, Indiana to Buck and Claudia (Parr) Stewart. Diane was a 1959 graduate of Eaton High School and later attended Ball State University. On July 10, 1959 she married Max Brown in Eaton, her wedding officiated by her brother-in-law, Rev. Teal Younce. Diane worked for RCA in Marion and later worked for Weight Watchers in Muncie. She enjoyed the Master Gardners, training her yorkies to be therapy dogs, and carving with the Mt. Summitt carving group. After retirement,…

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    Reva Marie Davis

    Royerton, IN Reva Marie Davis, 55, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at her home after an extended illness. Reva was a 1982 graduate of Blackford High School and married Clinton Davis. A Celebration of Life will be announced in the spring. Visit WatersFuneralHomes.com to sign the guestbook or leave a condolence.

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    Frederick McKinley

    Eaton, IN Frederick “Fred” McKinley, 80, passed away on January 26, 2019 after a brief illness. He was born February 16, 1938 in Delaware County to Russell and Viola (Minnick) McKinley. Fred was a 1956 graduate of Eaton High School and he went on to serve his country in the U.S. Air Force during Korea and Vietnam. Fred worked for General Motors in Muncie for over 32 years retiring in 1998. For many years, he own and operated McKinley Lawn Care and served as a youth leader at Eaton Church of God. Recently Fred attended the First Baptist Church in Eaton. Fred enjoyed sports and loved to coach Little League.…

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    Doris J. Pryor

    Muncie, IN Doris Jean Pryor, 84, passed on December 29th surrounded by loving family. Doris was born November 25, 1934 to Josh & Mary (Hughes) Pryor. She had five siblings; Burlyn Allen, Glenn Allen, Eva Angel, Junior Allen and Nathaniel Allen. Doris married Claude Gordon Pryor April 3, 1953 and they lived most of their lives in Eaton, Indiana and had four children together. Their children are Gene Pryor, Sharon Glaser, (Bill) Jenny Rouse (Randy) and Jackson Pryor (Lisa). Doris was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years Claude Gordon Pryor, brothers Burlyn, Glenn, Junior and a sister Eva and her children Jenny Rouse and Jackson Pryor. Doris…

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    Jackson Pryor

    GASTON, IN Jackson Eric Pryor, 53, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, December 12, 2018 in Union Township, Delaware County. He was born on October 19, 1965 to Gordon and Doris Jean (Allen) Pryor. He was a 1984 graduate of Delta High School and he married Lisa K. Barlow on June 7, 1986 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Muncie. Jackson worked for WestRock in Eaton for twenty-eight years, was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, a former third degree Knight of Columbus and was an E.M.T. for Eaton EMTs for 12 years. In addition to his wife of 32 years, Lisa Pryor, he leaves behind a son, Kenneth, a…

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    Martha L. Harley

    Muncie, IN Martha L. Harley, 93, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Born September 21, 1925 to Bert and Stella (Carnahan) Foust in “the old brick” house at the corner of 600 N & 900 W in Madison County, Indiana. She attended school in Perkinsville, Indiana, and moved to Eaton after Christmas of 1935. Martha graduated from Eaton High School in 1943 and married Fred Harley on October 19, 1946. She was a long-time member of the Eaton United Methodist Church, a 75 year member of Eastern Star, where she was Worthy Matron twice and she was an avid Pacer, Colts and Purdue fan. Her surviving family include her…

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    Pauline Hess

    Eaton, IN Pauline Hess, 101, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Millers Merry Manor in Hartford City. The daughter of Lloyd and Clara (Merkey) Gourley, Pauline was born on January 10, 1917 in Wells County, Indiana. She graduated from Eaton High School and married John Hess on February 5, 1937. Together they would raise their three children in Eaton. Pauline was a long-time member of the Eaton United Methodist Church, was an Eaton War Mother, lifetime member of Eastern Star #522, the Warner Gear Sympathy Club Auxiliary and worked for 17 years at the Eaton Post Office. Surviving family include two daughters; Sherry Murray and Merry Bee Adams;…

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    Clifford J. “Bud” Yoder

    Eaton, IN Clifford J. “Bud” Yoder, 93, died on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Wesleyan Health Care Center in Marion, Indiana. He was born on February 27, 1925 in Geneva, Indiana to Clifford and Gladys (Jack) Yoder. Clifford served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and married Colleen Cochran on March 12, 1950, in Van Buren, Indiana. Together they would raise their four children in Eaton, Indiana and celebrate 68 years of marriage. Clifford worked for Brodricks Forge for 35 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and Amvets Post #23. In his free time, he enjoyed working part-time on some…

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    Allice Simmons

    Muncie, IN Allice L. Simmons, 98, died on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Allice was born on June 21, 1920 in Sidell, Illinois to Clyde P. and Ina E. (Gallion) Weaver. She graduated from Covington High School in 1939 and married Carl Kenneth Simmons on December 16, 1939. Together they would raise their daughter in Muncie. She was a long time member of High Street Methodist Church and was the interoffice mail carrier for Eaton Ag Center. Allice had her pilot license and enjoyed flying with her husband Carl. Most of all Allice enjoyed spending time with her family. Her loving family includes her daughter:…

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    Timothy Crouse

    Muncie, IN Timothy Allen Crouse, 60, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He was born on October 3, 1958 in Muncie, Indiana to Harold and Barbara (Anderson) Crouse. Tim was a 1976 graduate of Wes-Del High School and worked in the community at Lucky Steer, MS Churchman, Thornburg Construction, Chateau Nursing Home and Cooper Consulting & Property Management before becoming ill in 2009. During Tim’s illness, he was blessed by many wonderful health care providers who made a significant impact in his final years. His family would like to extend their sincere thanks for this incredible gift. He is…

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    Bertha Lorena Conyers (Warner)

    Hartford City, IN Bertha Lorena Conyers died on October 4, 2018 at her home. She was born to Clarence Carl ‘Pete’ and Ruby Myrtle Warner. She was born in Muncie Indiana on May 28, 1937. She lived in Eaton and attended school there, graduating from high school in 1955. She married Phillip E. Conyers on Feb 8, 1955. Bertha and Phil had 4 children. In 1960, they moved their family to Tulare, Ca. Her brother, Ralph lived there and told them about the opportunities in Calif. Bertha and Phil raised their family there. She worked at Josten’s American Yearbook, retiring in 2002. They returned to this area in 2015. Besides…

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    Gladys M. Main

    Muncie, IN Gladys M. Main, 97, long-time Eaton resident, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Westminster Village surrounded by her family. She was born on February 25, 1921 in Blackford County, Indiana to Edgar and Edna (Love) Stafford. She was a graduate of Montpelier High School, class of 1939 and married Francis LaVern Main on November 1, 1943 on Clearwater Beach, Florida. Together they would raise their four children in Eaton. Gladys was a long-time member of Union Chapel where she met LaVern in 1936. She briefly worked for Armstrong Glass in Dunkirk. Gladys was an excellent seamstress who made clothing for all her children but she was…

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    Kenneth Ray Zimmerman

    Eaton, IN Kenneth “Ken” Ray Zimmerman of Eaton, Indiana passed away Saturday August 18th, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. He is the son of Dale H. and Geraldine “Gerry” Zimmerman. He was born at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana on May 24th, 1951 and graduated from Delta High School in 1969. He was a construction worker all of his life and was a member of the Yorktown American Legion Post 321. He is survived by his mother, a sister Linda J. Zimmerman, his niece Kristi A. (Phil) Ross and her children: Evan (Sara) Glaser, Nick (Jenna) Glaser and Rebecca (Austin) Tinsman, lifelong friends Wayne McCollum and Gwennie…

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    Patricia Gail Truman

    Royerton, IN Patricia Gail Truman, 71, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at her home. Gail was born on June 4, 1947 in Jamestown, Tennessee to Walter and Nellie Beat (Stephens) Reagan. Gail graduated from Eaton High School in 1965 and married Harry Truman on June 7, 1965 in Michigan. Together they would raise their four children. Gail worked for Muncie Health Care, now Signature Health Care, retiring in 2010. She will be missed by her husband of 54 years, Harry Truman; her children: Cathy Roberts (Steve), Wendy Schliessman (Gary), Angie Truman (Jason Duncan) and Scott Truman (Lee Ann); four grandchildren: Amber Locker, Andrew Roberts, Luke Schliessman and Jakob…

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    Brenda Sue Anderson

    Eaton, IN Brenda Sue Anderson, 43, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at her home. The daughter of Earl “Butch” and Janet (Rouse) Reynolds, Brenda was born on April 5, 1975 in Muncie, Indiana. She graduated from Delta High School in 1993 and would have two daughters. Brenda formerly worked for IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital and later Target. She was a gentle soul who loved the outdoors, shopping, animals, her granddaughter, and her dogs, Benji and Lil bear. She will be missed by Luke Wright; her daughters, Alicia “Jordie” Anderson and Erica Anderson; granddaughter, Lila Anderson; her brother, Tony Monroe (Beth); her sister, Miranda Montero; Rick &…

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    Henry Starrett

    Hartford City, IN Henry Dean Starrett, 72, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018 at his residence after a long illness. He was born October 19, 1945 in Muncie to William and Anna (White) Starrett and attended Eaton schools. He worked as a welder at Dayton Steel, Muncie and had served in the Army during the Vietnam War. Henry was a member of Amvets, Royerton. On December 20, 1980 he married Lucinda J. “Cindy” Walker and they lived several years in Robbins, TN. Henry enjoyed fishing, camping and being outdoors. He was artistic and enjoyed drawing. Survivors include his wife, Cindy, Hartford City; a daughter, Rebecca (Jeremy) Champ, Hartford City; two…

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    Elizabeth “Liz” Mitchell

    Eaton, IN Elizabeth “Liz” Mitchell, died on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Liz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on January 20, 1955 to Daniel and Elizabeth “Betty” (Harrington) Mouyard. She graduated from Charlerol High School and married Jerry “Jake” Mitchell on July 31, 1981. Liz worked for Dacra Glass in Hartford City and loved the outdoors, especially fishing, hunting and camping. She will be missed by her husband of 36 years, Jake Mitchell; her children: Heather Wilson, Carrie Mitchell, Allie Mitchell, and Casey Mitchell (fiancé, Justin Cox); nine grandchildren: Kiara Gilland, Drew Mitchell, Trey Mitchell, Codie Thrash, Xavier Wilson, Elizabeth Mitchell, Michael Bond, Ebin Cox…

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    Robert J. Richman

    Eaton, Indiana Robert J. Richman, 79, passed away Saturday morning, July 14, 2018 at Morrison Woods after an extended illness. Born August 15, 1938 in Daleville, Indiana to Frank and Valora (Roberts) Richman, he graduated from Daleville High School in 1957. He served his country with the United States Army Security Agency from 1960 – 1963 in Europe. Upon his return from the military, he graduated from the Indiana College of Mortuary Science, Indianapolis in 1965 and married Janice M. Shirey of Daleville on June 26, 1965. Bob initially was employed by the Richman Funeral Home of Yorktown and the Richman-Markin Funeral Home of Hartford City. In 1972 Bob and…

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    Jack Tapy

    Muncie, IN Jack W. Tapy passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home early Saturday morning, July 14, 2018 after a brief battle with esophageal cancer. Born to Willard and Hulda (Shaffer) Tapy on August 28, 1938 in Eaton, Jack was a retired business man, farmer and golf enthusiast. Choosing to live most of his life in Delaware County, he also had a summer home on Lake Wawasee and wintered at Cypress Head Golf Course in Port Orange, FL. Graduating from Eaton High School in 1956, Jack earned a basketball scholarship to Delta State University in Cleveland, MS from which he graduated in 1962. On March 25, 1960, he…

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    Russell “Nick” Barton

    Eaton, IN Russell E. “Nick” Barton, Jr., 74, died with his family by his side following a brief battle with brain cancer, on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born in Muncie, Indiana on January 26, 1944 to Russell E. Sr., and Glenda (Keys) Barton. He was a 1962 graduate of Muncie Central High School and would go on to work for BorgWarner, Westinghouse and finally ABB, where he retired. Nick was an extremely gentle and kind person who loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, boating and archery. One of his favorite past times was to attend vintage car shows. He will be missed…

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    James Sloniker

    Portland, IN James P. Sloniker, 89, died on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at his home in Portland, surrounded by his friends at the Jay Randolph Development Center. The son of Chester & Georgia Mae (Frazee) Sloniker, James was born on March 16, 1929 in Muncie, Indiana. He was raised in Blackford County on the family farm, which he loved very much. He worked for Eaton Canning Company, Elm Croft and Jay-Randolph Development Service. James was a member of the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. James was a hard worker who always looked forward to the next day’s work. He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, the farm and gospel music. Most of…

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    James Philebaum

    Eaton, IN James M. Philebaum, 71, passed away on Monday, May 21, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. James was born on March 24, 1947 in Muncie, Indiana to Leo and Donna (Thomas) Philebaum. He was a graduate of Eaton High School, class of 1966 and would serve his country in the U.S. Army. James met Patricia Weaver at a record hop and would later marry her on April 16, 1971. They had one son, Anthony Dewayne Philebaum, named after James’ brother that died as an infant. They also had a daughter, Laura Kay Philebaum, named after Laura from the soap opera “One Life to Live”. James worked for…

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    Sonya Padgett

    EATON, IN – Sonya G. Padgett, 44 has sadly passed away on May 14, 2018. She was born in Florida. Her parents are Debbie Rizzo and Lucian Rizzo, Jr. Brothers: Lou Rizzo III and Richard Rizzo. Sonya growing-up used to ride horses and loved music. She graduated from Delta High School. Sonya married William “Billy” Padgett and had three daughters: Crystal Padgett, Loren Mansfield and Breanna Padgett. Three grandsons: Kaylub Reibsome, Justyn Mansfield and Milo Alvey, with a fourth grandchild due in November. Sonya enjoyed being outdoors, enjoyed being with family and watching her grandkids play ball. She enjoyed collecting rocks with Kaylub and the other kids around town. She…

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    Sara Fisher

    Eaton, IN Sara B. Fisher, 78, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. Sara was born on July 13, 1939 to Clyde “Red” and Goldie (Murdick) Sailors in Muncie, Indiana. She graduated from Eaton High School and married Robert Fisher in Eaton in 1956. Together they would raise their three children on their farm in Eaton. Sara loved working on the family farm alongside her husband Robert. She enjoyed her flower gardens, antiques and spending time with her family. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Robert Fisher; her children, Jeff Fisher (Peggy) of Eaton, Sandy Fisher of Eaton, and Doug…

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    Colleen M. Yoder

    Eaton, IN Colleen M. Yoder, 89, died on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at her home. Colleen was born on January 20, 1929 in Grant County, Indiana to William and Josie (Hedrick) Cochran. On March 12, 1950, she married Clifford Yoder in Van Buren, Indiana. Together they would raise their four children and celebrate 68 years of marriage. Colleen worked for Sheller Globe in Montpelier and later at Delta Middle School, retiring in 1994. Clifford and Colleen enjoyed traveling, especially camping. She is survived by her husband, Clifford Yoder; her children: Michael Yoder (Jean), of Marion, Clifford “Butch” Yoder II (Denise), of Muncie, Barbara Reed (Doug), of Greenfield and Christine Schnaitter,…

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    Mabel C. Williams (Reagan)

    EATON, IN Mabel C. Williams, 85, went to be with the Lord, Friday, April 20, 2018 in IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. She was born in Fentress County, Tennessee May 30, 1932 to Royal and Orpha (Beaty) Reagan. She married Rev. Claude D. Williams in Albany, KY on December 3, 1949 and was a devoted pastor’s, wife, retiring from Kerr Glass of Dunkirk after 20+ years of employment. Mabel enjoyed many winters with her husband fishing and hunting shells in Florida and won many fishing competitions against her husband on Lake Salamonie. She enjoyed gardening, mushroom hunting and berry picking. Her love for the Lord and her family knew no…

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    Earl Reynolds

    Muncie, IN Earl A. Reynolds, 87, died on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Liberty Village in Muncie. Earl was born on December 9, 1930 to Raymond and Silvia (Matchett) Reynolds. He was raised in Delaware County with his eight siblings. Later, Earl served his country in the U.S. Army during Korea. On March 13, 1955 he married Sarah Dunlap and together they would remain in Delaware County. Earl worked for Superior Laundry for 45 years, retiring in 1995. He attended Foursquare Gospel Church and was a loving husband, brother and uncle. He is survived by his sister: Sandra Patterson (husband, Lee) of Hartford City, his caregiver and niece, Jackie Scott…

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    Robert “Bob” L. Hankins

    EATON, IN Robert “Bob” Leonard Hankins, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was born on July 9, 1933 in Reynolds, Indiana to Kenneth and Ruth Ann (McCollum) Hankins. Bob graduated from Eaton High School, class of 1951 and later married Patricia Tomlinson in 1956. He proudly served in the US Army as well as the United States Air Force where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper. He retired from ABB in 1993 after 20 years of employment. Bob was an active member of Center Chapel Church in Muncie, where he taught Sunday school. He also volunteered at the detention center in Muncie. Surviving…

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    Dorothy Seidner

    Eaton, IN Dorothy F. Seidner, 93, passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at Bridgewater Health Care in Hartford City. Dorothy was born on September 6, 1924 in Bath County, Kentucky to William and Mary Alice (Caldwell) Staton. One January 9, 1943 she married Gerald Seidner and together they would raise their three children in Delaware County. Dorothy attended Union Chapel Ministries since she was sixteen years old. In addition to being a homemaker, Dorothy worked at Indiana Glass in Dunkirk as well as in the cafeterias of Eaton Elementary School and Delta High School. She was a member of the Niles Township Home Ec Club for over 40 years.…

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    Thomas H. Dunlap (Sr.)

    Muncie, IN Thomas H. Dunlap Sr., 74, passed away on March 20, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hosptial. The son of George Sherman and Rose E. (Giles) Dunlap, Thomas was born on July 27, 1943 in Wheeling, Indiana. Thomas would marry Beverly Brooks on October 15, 1966 in Muncie. Together they would raise their three children in Delaware County. Thomas worked for Indiana Glass in Dunkirk, Indiana until its closure in the 1990s. Surviving are his children: Sherman Dunlap and Bonnie Miller. In addition to his grandchildren, he is survived by several nieces and nephews. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Beverly, a son, Tommy Dunlap,…

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    Sharon K. Brooks

    EATON, IN Sharon K. Brooks, 67, passed away on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Sharon was born on August 6, 1950 in Muncie, Indiana to Russell and Violet (Peck) Younts. She was a 1968 graduate of Hartford City High School and would go on to earn her LPN from Ball State University. On February 14, 1973, she married Dwight Brooks in Eaton, Indiana. Together they would raise their three children in Blackford and Delaware Counties. Sharon was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and had attended Eaton United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Price (David); four grandchildren: Brandon, Marcus, Elizabeth…

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    Kristie A. Hall

    EATON, IN Kristie A. Hall, 28, passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018, surrounded by her family Kristie was born on March 27, 1989 in Muncie, Indiana to George G. and Lois A. (Capper) Hall. She graduated from Blackford High School in 2007 and attended Harrison College in Indianapolis. On June 21, 2013 she married, Brandon Hall in Hartford City. Kristie was baptized at Apostolic Tabernacle in Hartford City and was a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister. She enjoyed Drama Club during her high schools years and would go on to work for Advance Auto Parts in Dunkirk, Indiana for the last eight years. She is survived by her…

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    Mary Hutchens

    Eaton, IN Mary F. Hutchens, 69, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at her home. The daughter of Robert and Dorothy (Smith) Hines, she was born on February 11, 1949 in Muncie, Indiana. Mary graduated from Eaton High School in 1967 and married Stanley Hutchens on February 21, 1970. Mary worked for Sinclair Glass and later the Mississinewa Tavern. She is survived by her children: George Pease (Amber Trammell), Sheila Adams (Jamie) and Stanley Hutchens II; step-son: John Hutchens; two brothers, Robert Hines (Karen), John Hines (Linda); six sisters: Rosa Ruth (John), Julia Mallott (Mike), Cathy Brown, Debbie Hicks (Tony), Teresa McCoin and Janie Harker, fourteen grandchildren: Candace, Kaylie,…

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    Zora Evelyn Newton

    Eaton, IN Zora Evelyn Newton, 87, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 26, 2018 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Evelyn was born on August 31, 1930 to Rev. Levi and Mary Elizabeth (Stephens) Cox. She attended Whitley City Elementary and McCreary County High School of Whitley City, Kentucky. She worked at Conaster Store and Anderson’s Clothing Store in Whitley City in her teenage years. Evelyn married Paul E. Strunk and to this union, five children were born. Two…