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    Jacqueline Mattick

    Jacqueline Mattick Indianapolis Jacqueline A. Mattick, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Community Heart & Vascular Hospital.  She was born March 21, 1938 in Indianapolis to Joseph and Cora L. (Bine) Peck. Jacqueline dedicated her life to her family and to be an active member of the Lawrence-based Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  She worked as a real estate agent from 1980 until 2000 but spent the majority of her time caring for children from the…

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    Richard Crossley

    Richard Crossley Fortville Richard A. “Rick” Crossley, 69, of Fortville, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at his home. He was born August 6, 1950 in Shelbyville, IN to Henry “Pepper” Crossley and Betty J. (Biner) Crossley.  Rick attended Eastern Hancock High School and was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp, having served from 1969-1975 during the Viet Nam era. Rick worked for several auto dealerships throughout the years, including Palmer Dodge, Howdy Chevrolet and……

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    Joseph Boerner

    Joseph Boerner Morgantown Joseph Rex Boerner, 77, of Morgantown, passed away August 25, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on April 22, 1942 in Anderson, Indiana to the late Frances and Theresa (Swindell) Boerner. Joe was a 50-year member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local No. 440, where he was a fitter.  He was a U.S. Army veteran where he was a member of the 101st Airborne Division. He was a member of the Martinsville American Legion Post 230, loved riding his …

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    Marion Hensley

    Marion Hensley Fortville Marion C. Hensley, 82, passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born October 19, 1936 in Fortville.  Marion was a 1954 graduate of the old Fortville High School.  He retired as a field representative for an Insurance Service Office. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserves in a Seebee unit.  Marion served as the Fall Creek Township Trustee (Hamilton county) for 20 years and on the advisory board for 4 years, he…

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    Sheila Reider

    Sheila Reider Greenfield Sheila D. Reider, 79, of Greenfield passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019.  She was born August 22, 1939 in Topeka, Kansas to Bert A. and Velma K. (Gilbert) Gross.  Sheila worked in sales and customer service for Greenfield Lighting.  She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, and vacationing in Florida. Sheila is survived by her children: Deborah Seeman (David) Blanton of New Palestine, Cynthia Seeman Ledbetter of McCordsville, David…

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    Viola Kincade

    Viola Kincade Eden Viola G. “Sally” Kincade, 72, of Eden passed away Monday, August 5, 2019.  She was born October 15, 1946 in Russell County, Kentucky to Zelmer R. and Sarah J. (Dunbar) Gosser.  Sally was a self-employed beautician who loved spending time with her grandchildren. Sally is survived by husband Dale A. Kincade, sons: Jeffrey D. (Christina) Kincade of Pendleton; James D. Kincade of Eden; grandchildren: Chloe, Jade, Jacob and Cheyenne.  She was preceded in death by …

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    Wilburn Reynolds

    Wilburn Reynolds Fortville Wilburn B. “Bill” Reynolds, 74, of Fortville, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born September 30, 1944 in Indianapolis to William B. and Myrtle L. (Gator) Reynolds.  Bill was a 1962 graduate of Pike High School and had many jobs throughout his life.  He worked at Oaklandon Sales, Ford Motor Company, owned his own truck while driving for Ecoff Trucking and went to work for its successor firm Liquid …

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    Tula Carpenter

    Tula Carpenter Fortville Tula M. Carpenter, 86 of Fortville, passed away July 16, 2019 in Greenfield, Indiana.  She was born June 6, 1933 in Guntersville, Alabama to the late Arnold King and Flora Bell (Austin) Mitchell. Tula was a homemaker, who previously worked at the RCA plant in Indianapolis, the Indiana State Highway Department and at Westminster Village North Retirement Home. She was a member of the Fortville Church of the Nazarene.   Tula is survived by her children, Randy C…

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    Ruth Hayes

    Ruth Hayes Greenfield Ruth (Ruthie) Alice Hayes, 65, of Greenfield, Indiana went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice Care. She was born May 5, 1954, at St. John’s Hospital in Anderson, Indiana to the parents of Donald Gene and Lenora Alice (Graham) Hayes. Ruthie knew and loved the Lord with all her heart. She was active in church, most recently attending Park Chapel Christian Church in Greenfield and previously Fortville Christian Church an…

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    Harold Baldwin

    Harold Baldwin Fortville Harold A Baldwin, 72 of Fortville, passed away July 4, 2019 in Pendleton, Indiana.  He was born January 3, 1947 in Noblesville to the late Donald L. Baldwin and Ruth A. (Tomlinson) Baldwin. Harold retired from the former Brookside Corporation in 1995 after 30 years of service.  He also worked for Caterpillar for 15 years after retirement.  Harold served in the U. S. Army during the Vietnam Era.  He enjoyed fixing up old bicycles to sell or give awa…

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    Stephen Barnhart

    Stephen Barnhart Columbia, TN Stephen L. Barnhart, AKA “Slick,” “Sledge,” “Diesel,” or “Mabel,” age 69, of Columbia, Tennessee left to be with his heavenly Father on Thursday, June 27, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born August 14, 1949 in Williamsport, Indiana to the late Leroy Barnhart and Louise Stout Barnhart. He graduated from Williamsport High School in Williamsport, Indiana and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Milligan College in Johnson City,… Stephen L. Barnhart, AKA “Slick…

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    James Yager, Jr.

    James Yager, Jr. Indianapolis James Yager, Jr., 69, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born December 2, 1949 in Indianapolis to James and Edna B. (Gaines) Yager.  Jim retired from Indianapolis Public Schools as a custodian in 2005 after 35 years’ service. He was a U.S. Army veteran having service in the 101st Airborne during Vietnam earning two bronze stars. Jim is survived by wife Linda (Bainter) Yager, whom he married…

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    Kathleen “Kathy” O’Neal Colcord

    Kathleen “Kathy” O’Neal Colcord Fishers Kathleen “Kathy” Morris O’Neal Colcord, 72, of Fishers, formerly of Miramar Beach, FL passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the home of her daughter.  She was born October 24, 1946 in Louisville, KY to the late Melvin Morris O’Neal and Ethel O’Neal Harper.  Kathy worked at Merrill Lynch in Bowling Green, KY for many years.  It was in Bowling Green that she met and fell in love with Edward “Ned” Colcord III.  They married in 1992… …

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    Donna Lawrence

    Donna Lawrence Ingalls          Donna Lynne Lawrence passed away on May 17, 2019. She was born to Nelda June (Millikan) and Eugene Richard Cordell on November 23, 1952 in Indianapolis, IN. She was a member of Calvary Tabernacle Church in Indianapolis. She is survived by her children Tawnya (Dean) Curran and Joseph Randall (Angela) Bowman; stepdaughters April (Jeff) Rector, Sharon (Durrell) Cook, Karen Lawrence; her father; and  10 grandchildren, Courtney (Josh) M…

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    Janet Ferguson

    Janet Ferguson Greenfield Janet L. Ferguson, 80, of Greenfield, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Hancock Regional Hospital.  She was born June 30, 1938 in Indianapolis.  Janet aneded Calvary Baptist Church in Greenfield and had been co-owner of Fashion Right Fabrics in McCordsville.  Janet enjoyed painting, sewing and loved being a homemaker, being married and being the best mother she could be. Janet leaves behind husband Jerry L. Ferguson; who she married July 27, 195…

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    Richard Griffey

    Richard Griffey Fortville Richard C. Griffey, 86, of Fortville, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at home surrounded by his family.  He was born March 24, 1933 in Hamilton County, Indiana to the late Calvin and Ruth (Cassidy) Griffey. Dick was a 1952 graduate of the old Fortville High School. He retired from Guide Lamp in 1986 as a tool and die maker after 33 years’ service.  Dick also worked as a mason and drove a school bus for 10 years for Hamilton Southeastern School Distric…

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    Carolyn Hennis

    Carolyn Hennis Ingalls Carolyn F. Hennis, 71, of Ingalls, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital.  She was born October 30, 1947 in Harlan, Kentucky to the late Tressie and Emma (Collins) Shepherd.  Carol was a homemaker, but also worked at the former Western Electric Plant in Indianapolis and Small-Town Pizza in Ingalls. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, spending time with family and had attended Fortville Christian Church. Carol is survived by daughte…

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    Barbara Wright

    Barbara Wright Fishers Barbara J. Wright, 92, of Fishers, passed away May 1, 2019 at Allisonville Meadows in Fishers.  She was born July 3, 1926 in Spokane, WA to the late Francis and Lorena (Pellenberg) Ruby. Barb was a graduate of Washington State University and was of the Lutheran faith. She retired in 1971 from the Spokane, Washington Telephone office Barb is survived by children: Scott (Mary) Wright of Aliso Viejo, CA and Stephanie Wright, DDS of Fishers, IN; 4 grandchildren; 2… B…

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    Barbara Kuta-Durnal

    Barbara Kuta-Durnal Noblesville Barbara C. Kuta-Durnal, 78, of Noblesville, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born March 5, 1941 in LaPorte, IN to late William and Frances (Stark) Kuta.  Barb graduated from Ivy Tech with a degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management and from Butler University with a degree in Business.  Barb was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in LaPorte, had attended Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Nobles…

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    Kathleen Posey

    Kathleen Posey Fortville Kathleen (Mills) Posey, 95, of Fortville, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2019 surrounded by family.  She was born December 16, 1923 in French Lick to James Lee and Hazel Marie (Curtis) Mills.  Kathleen married Warren Posey on March 8, 1947. She was a homemaker and pastor’s wife most of her adult life.  She worked as a seamstress at Fabri-Tech, Inc. in McCordsville for 8 years. Kathleen was a member of Fortville Church of the Nazarene where she serv…

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    James Fuqua

    James Fuqua Fortville James J. Fuqua, 72, of Fortville, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Greenfield.  He was born October 25, 1946 in Anderson to Joseph and Rosalie (Bridgeman) Fuqua.  Jim was part of the first graduating class of Mt. Vernon High School in 1964 and attended Manchester College.  He was a charter member of the FF & F Club, past master of the Fortville F & AM Lodge No. 207, past president of the Fortville Lions Club and served in the Army Reserve f…

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    Donna Mattox

    Donna Mattox Fortville Donna J. Mattox, 86, of Fortville, passed away April 9, 2019 in Greenfield.  She was born June 14, 1932 in McCordsville to Paul and Ruth (Beaver) Paxton.  Donna was a member of the Grandview Church of the Brethren in Pendleton and loved Indiana University basketball as well as the Indiana Pacers.  She retired from the former Western-Electric Plant in Indianapolis after 23 years as an assembly worker. Donna is survived by children: Cythinia (Dennis) Garrit…

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    George Hendrix

    George Hendrix Fortville George Lenzy Hendrix passed April 2, 2019 at age 91.  He was the husband of Bonnie Ann (Kroeckel) Hendrix of 70 years, who preceded him in death in 2017.  He was born June 1, 1927 to Philo and Carrie (Carter) Hendrix in Hayesville, North Carolina.  He moved to Fortville at age 6 with his family during the Depression and graduated from Fortville High School in 1945 where he met his sweetheart and future wife.  He enlisted into the U S Navy during WW…

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    Rosalie Fuqua

    Rosalie Fuqua Fortville Rosalie Fuqua, 97, of Fortville, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was born December 7, 1921 in Mays, IN.  Rosalie was a great cook, enjoyed knitting, jigsaw puzzles and word scrambles.  She also collected recipes, miniature perfume bottles and read three newspapers a day.  Rosalie was a homemaker but worked at Delco-Remy in Anderson during World War II waiting for her fiancé to return from the war.  Rosalie was a…

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    Shirley Melton

    Shirley Melton Fortville Shirley A. Melton, 81, of Fortville, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield.  She was born October 10, 1937 in Indianapolis to Charles and Helen (Bobst) Sylvester.  Shirley was a member of the Wild Life Federation and donated to the Humane Society.  She attended Family Life Community Church in Pendleton.  Shirley had worked at Barrett & Powers Insurance Agency as an insurance underwriter and had also…

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    Joyce Powell

    Joyce Powell Ingalls Joyce L. Powell, 77, of Ingalls, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Anderson.  She was born February 6, 1942 in Etowah, Arkansas to Allie J. and Lou Ellen (Nash) Carpenter.  Joyce graduated from Misco High School in Misco, AR.  She worked for the former Brookside Corporation for 35 years and retired from Roche Diagnostics in 2012 after 15 years’ service.  She was of the Christian faith and a member of the Church of God. Joyce is survived by so…

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    Gracie Howell

    Gracie Howell Fortville Gracie M. Howell, 101, of Fortville passed away.  She was the daughter of Clayton and Luella (Dawson) McDonald.  She lived in Fortville most of her life, but also lived in Florida for about 30 years.  Gracie worked at Downing’s Restaurant for many years and was also a hard-working farmer’s wife.  Gracie is survived by daughters: Sara Jane (Ed) Brand and Lou Ann (Mike) Brown both of Fortville; grandchildren: James (Lori) Brand of Pendleton, Mark (Hea…

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    Martha Wise

    Martha Wise Indianapolis, formerly of Fortville Martha H. Wise, 81, of Indianapolis, formerly of Fortville, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 in Indianapolis.  She was born April 12, 1937 in Henderson, KY to Ernest and Clara (McCormick) Blake.  Martha was a member of Church of the Living Water and the former Fortville Brotherhood and Sisterhood.  She had been a cook at Mt. Vernon High School. Martha is survived by daughters: Donna (Tim) Padfield of Sharpsville; Darlene (Rand…

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    Evelyn Phillips

    Evelyn Phillips Fortville, formerly of Vincennes Evelyn E. Phillips, 95, of Fortville, formerly of Vincennes, passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 at Rawlins House in Pendleton.  She was born February 20, 1923 in Vincennes to Dewey and Lanelle (Grigsby) Minderman.  Evelyn had worked at Vincennes University in food service.  Evelyn is survived by daughters: Patricia Morris of Fortville; Connie (Tom) Cocks of Clemmons, NC; grandsons: Michael Morris and Tim Cocks; granddaughter: B…

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    Linda Cloud

    Linda Cloud Anderson, formerly of Ingalls Linda S. Cloud, 70, of Anderson, formerly of Ingalls, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 in Anderson.  She was born December 26, 1948 in Ingalls, IN to Charles L. and Alberta (Riddle) Hennis.  Linda had worked at Brookside Corporation in McCordsville, but she mainly ran an in-home daycare in Ingalls for many years. Linda enjoyed crafts and also visited people in nursing homes who didn’t have any relatives or hadn’t had visitors for a lon…

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    Leo Oak

    Leo Oak Fortville Leo Clinton Oak was born September 15, 1933 in Madison, IN to John Frank and Effie Browning Oak. His mother Effie died when Leo was a small child. His father married Edith Ruel Oak when Leo was 6 years old. Edith was a first and second grade school teacher and she was Leo’s teacher before she became his mother. She was a dedicated and loving mother who adored him. During his youth Leo loved doing things outdoors. He enjoyed hunting and belonged to the 4-H Club. He especially…

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    Wilma Clements

    Wilma Clements Fortville Wilma I. Clements, 98, of Fortville, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019 in Indianapolis.  She was born December 26, 1920 in McCordsville to the late Clarence and Jennie Marie (VanOver) Apple.  Wilma was a graduate of the old Fortville High School and attended Butler University’s Jordan School of Music.  She was a member of Fortville Christian Church for over 80 years, a member of the Hancock County Home Makers, VFW Ladies Auxiliary; Rebecca Lodge and …

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    Dawn Evans

    Dawn Evans Homosassa, Florida Dawn Suzanne Evans, 59, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Homosassa, FL on Friday, January 18, 2019. She was born on May 1, 1959 in Anderson, IN to George (Royce) and Suzanne Hagan. She graduated from Anderson High School and Ball State University.                 She worked as an accountant for many years and later taught accounting and business at Indiana Business College in Anders…

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    Jill Wilson

    Jill Wilson Anderson Jill Wilson, 75, of Anderson, formerly of Pendleton, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 in Indianapolis.  She was born December 13, 1943 in Anderson to Robert B. and Faye E. (Lancaster) Alford.  Jill was a 1961 graduate of the old Fortville High School and attended Ball State University.  She retired in 2015 as the branch manager of First Merchants Bank in Pendleton after 23 years’ service. Jill was a member of the Pendleton Community Church of God. …

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    Mary Jane McGuire

    Mary Jane McGuire Mary Jane McGuire, 64, of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, January 21, 2019.  She was born November 26, 1954 in Greenfield, IN to Leonard, Sr. “Tink” and Mary (Mitchell) Cramer.  Jane was a member of the Fortville Christian Church, the National Association of Social Workers, VFW Post #6904 Ladies Auxiliary and Jobs Daughters.  She was a 1973 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and a 1978 graduate of IUPUI earning her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and…..

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    Larry Yazel

    Larry Yazel New Albany formerly of Fortville Larry Yazel passed away on January 4th with his loving family at bedside.  He was born on May 21st, 1937 in Plymouth, Indiana, the only child of Blaine and Mabel Yazel.  He graduated from Bourbon High School in 1955, serving as president of his class.  He went on to graduate with honors from Ball State University in 1959, and was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.  He spend his career as an educator, eventually gettin…

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    Virginia Wise

    Virginia Wise Madison formerly of Ingalls Virginia B. Wise, 86, of Madison, formerly of Ingalls, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison.  She was born October 6, 1932 in Cabot, Arkansas to Osker and Flosy (Smith) Jackson.  Virginia was a homemaker and of the Christian faith.  She enjoyed crosswords and word search puzzles. Virginia is survived by son Don Wise of Madison, IN; daughters: Joan Carter of KY, Nila Barker of Anderson and S…

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    Antoinette Hodge

    Antoinette Hodge Indianapolis Antoinette P. “Toni” Hodge, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Allisonville Meadows in Fishers.  She was born August 26, 1937 in St. Louis, MO.  She enjoyed reading books and loved the St. Louis Cardinals.  Toni retired from BMG Corp. in Indianapolis. Toni is survived by children: David Hodge of Indianapolis, Jackie (Greg) Pease of Grayslake, IL, Daryl Hodge of Indianapolis, Mike Hodge of Jackson, MI and Tony (Lynn) Hodge…

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    Suellen McClellan

    Suellen McClellan Greenfield Suellen M. McClellan, 65, of Greenfield, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 in IU Saxony Hospital in Fishers.  She was born March 18, 1953 in Brazil, Indiana to Frank J. and Mary E. Nevins. Suellen was a graduate of Pendleton High School and retired from Brookside Corporation.  She attended Aletheia Church in Anderson.  She enjoyed crafts, flowers and riding on her son Greg’s Harley Davidson.  Suellen is survived by children: Greg (fiancé Te…