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    FORD, Pamela Jun 18, 1956 – May 8, 2019

    Pamela “Pam” Ford, 62 of Plainfield, passed away on May 8, 2019 in The Gathering Together in Plainfield. She was born on June 18, 1956 in Indianapolis to Mel and Lois Jordan. She married Kenneth Ford on October 21, 1978; he survives. Pam was a secretary at Carrier Corporation for 37 years retiring in 2011. She was a member of the Avon United Methodist Church. She enjoyed NASCAR, Indy Car Racing and going on cruises, they went on 31 cruises together. Calling hours will be held on Monday May 13, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May…

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    BATTY, Fredrick "Fred" Nov 14, 1929 – May 8, 2019

    Fredrick “Fred” Foster Batty, 89 of Avon, passed away May 8, 2019. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 pm on Saturday, May 11, 2019 in West Ridge Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Indianapolis. A Celebration of Life will follow in the Fraternal Order of Eagles 5556 U S Hwy 40 Plainfield. Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield, is in charge of the arrangements. To view the full obituary or to leave the family a condolence, please visit www.bakerfuneralservice.com

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    HUFFMAN, Nancy Sep 29, 1942 – May 7, 2019

    Nancy Carlene Huffman, 76 of Bainbridge, passed away May 7, 2019. She was born on Sept. 29, 1942 to the late Carl and Cecilia (Evrard) Stoyeff in St. Louis, MO. Nancy married Alton Lyn Huffman on Dec. 23, 1960 at St. John’s Lutheran in Arnold, MO. He preceded her in death. Nancy was a 1960 graduate of Fox High School in Arnold, MO, where she made life- long friends and she often shared stories of her favorite time of life.. She worked as the Town Clerk of Cloverdale for one term. She attended DePauw University and received her EMT certification in 1979. She received extension credits at Vincennes University in…

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    SELVIA, Benny Sep 12, 1938 – May 6, 2019

    Benny L. Selvia, 80 of Plainfield, passed away May 6, 2019. He graduated from Valley High School in 1957. He married Patricia Burkholder on Sept. 12, 1958. Benny retired from Eli Lilly in 2003. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Patricia Selvia; son Michael Selvia (Beth), son Mark Selvia (Dana), grandsons Brandon Selvia, Ryan Selvia, Jenson Selvia and Wyatt Selvia. Services will be 6 p.m. May 9, 2019, at Hall Baker Funeral Home in Plainfield, with calling from 3-6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Springhill Christian Center, 12150 N. Rooker Road, Mooresville, IN 46158.

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    BROWN, John Oct 7, 1939 – May 6, 2019

    John D. Brown, of Avon, passed away May 6, 2019. He was born in Seymour, IN on Oct. 7, 1939 to the late Orville and Flossie Briner. John graduated from George Washington High School in 1957. He was an United States Army veteran. John worked for Chevrolet Truck and Bus for 30 years retiring in 1990. He attended the Northview Christian Church in Danville. John was a member of the American Legion Post #145. He enjoyed geneology, camping and fixing anything he could get his hands on. John was preceded in death by a brother, Don Brown; sisters, Judy and Libby Briner. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. May 11…

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    BUDD, Karen Feb 19, 1945 – May 1, 2019

    Karen Sue Budd, known by family and friends as “Susie” of Avon Indiana, passed away May 1, 2019. Born in Indianapolis on Feb. 19, 1945 Susie was an avid music and theater lover, she enjoyed booking group events at The Indiana Roof Ballroom, and The Madame Walker Theater. She was an excellent cook, and loved to cater events for her family, friends, and local businesses. She had unwavering faith in Jehovah God, and was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Susie had a quick wit and fun spirit that left a mark on all she met. Her smile was brilliant, her laughter contagious. She was genuine and compassionate, and shared whatever she…

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    LEISER, James Feb 4, 1925 – Mar 20, 2019

    James Franklin Leiser, 94, died on Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Lincoln, NE. Though his birth certificate says he was born on Feb. 11, he was actually born on Feb. 4 1925 in South Bend, IN to Henry Hachenberg Leiser and Burnice Beth (Frye) Leiser. He grew up in South Bend and Key West, FL, where a first job on a fishing boat began a lifelong love of fishing. He enlisted in the Navy in 1943, at 17, and served four years in the Pacific theater aboard the USS Langley as a crewman on a torpedo bomber. He then served eight more years in the National Guard, part of the…

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    Genaro, Betty

    Betty J. Bryant Genaro, 87, of Plainfield, died April 26, 2019. Services 1 p.m. May 4, 2019, at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield with calling from 11 a.m. on Saturday. Burial, Clayton Cemetery. www.hamptongentry.com

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    STEGEMOLLER, Carol "Sue" Jan 26, 1937 – Apr 25, 2019

    (Carol) “Sue” Stegemoller Jan. 26, 1937 to April 25, 2019. Family and friends of Sue will never forget the beautiful blue eyes and her bright smile that she brought to our lives. Sue molded the lives of her daughters, Gina (Anthony) Marsiglio and Lisa Goodin (Mark, preceded Sue in death). The joy of Sue’s life was her grandchildren, Jonathon George, Sara (Jeremy Fisher) George, Kortney Koers and Kylie (Bryan) Coatney and her great grandchildren, Ryley Leach, Dawson George, Addilynn Coatney and Bodhi Fisher. Sue, and her sister Jeannie Woolsey, were born to Ralph Smith and Virginia (Robinson) Smith, who have preceded her in death. Sue was a member of Faith…

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    DRURY, Coral Nov 16, 1934 – Apr 27, 2019

    Coral Mae Drury, 84, of Plainfield, passed away on April 27, 2019. She was born in Greene County, IN on Nov. 16, 1934 to the late Harve and Rosa Emery. Coral retired as a shipping clerk from Herff Jones after 30 plus years with the company. She was a loving mother and a dedicated homemaker. Coral enjoyed gardening and old time country music. Family meant the world to her. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Phillip and Paul Emery; sister, Lucille Aishe. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. May 7 in Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home where friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow…

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    NEILL, Barbara Jul 16, 1936 – Apr 25, 2019

    Barbara Rose (Reynolds) Neill, 82, of Plainfield, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019. Born in Terre Haute on July 16, 1936, Barbara was the Daughter of the late Jack and Euvina Reynolds. Barbara worked 23 years at Indiana Law Enforcement Academy as the business administrator. She enjoyed reading, loved animals, but most of all caring for her family. Barbara is going to be greatly missed by her loving family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, John W. Neill; and her daughter, Kathleen Neill Armacost. Barbara is survived by her son, Joseph A. Neill and his wife, Laura…

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    MAIN, James Nov 19, 1940 – Apr 23, 2019

    James G. Main, 78, passed away April 23, 2019. He was an Attorney for the IRS and his Private Practice. James was a member of the Masonic Lodge, NRA, National Wild Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited and the Avon United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Judy Nicely Main; son, Richard (Anna) Main; step daughter, Kathy (Matt) Wagley; step son, Allen J. (April) Eberly; grandchildren, Isabelle Main, Sarah, Chris, Autumn, and Brooke Wagley, Landon, Grace and Jonnalynn Eberly. Services are 7 p.m. May 1, 2019 at Conkle Funeral Home Avon with visitation 5-7p.m. before the Service. Burial will be in the Cypress Masonic Cemetery-Cypress IL. Contributions may be made…

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    THOMAS, Laura Jun 24, 1964 – Apr 23, 2019

    Laura Ann Thomas, 54, of Clayton, passed away on April 23, 2019. She was born on June 24, 1964 in Indianapolis to Paul Gibson and Margie Day. Laura was a dedicated homemaker and her family meant the world to her. She always told her grandchildren that they were her sunshine and she loved them to the moon and back. Laura always had a hug for you and never knew a stranger. She enjoyed singing, scrap booking, traveling and riding 4 Wheeler’s on the trails, and spending time at her cabin. If anyone ever needed anything she was the first to volunteer and help them. Laura was a very active member…

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    Simmons, Wesley

    Wesley Elrod Simmons born Aug. 6, 1977 to William and Susan Simmons of Danville passed on April 16. W.E. Simmons and Sons, co-owned with his Dad kept his community roots. Survived by: children Jackson and Madison; Sister, Amanda Myers.

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    TURNER BURDINE, Ila Apr 22, 2019

    Ila Turner Burdine, 90, of Danville, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2019 at Brownsburg Meadows Nursing Home, where she had been living for the past five years. Visitation will be at Weaver and Randolph Funeral Home, Danville from 4 to 8 p.m. April 27 with a service at 7:30 p.m. Burial and graveside service will take place at Chimney Rock Baptist Church Cemetery, Somerset, KY on April 29.

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    COVALT, James Jul 3, 1926 – Apr 19, 2019

    James C. Covalt, 92 of Plainfield, passed away on April 19, 2019 in Cumberland Trace in Plainfield. He was born on July 3, 1926 in Peoria, IL to Cyrus and Muriel Van Arkin Covalt. He was the widow of Wanita Covalt. Jim was an Accountant for Public Service Indiana for 44 years retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Plainfield United Methodist Church, Plainfield Masonic Lodge 653, Scottish Rite, Plainfield Lions Club and was a Navy WWII Veteran. Memorial calling will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 26, 2019 in the Plainfield United Methodist Church. Memorial services will follow the calling hours at 1 p.m. Rev.…

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    HABOUSH, Natalie Dec 4, 1922 – Apr 20, 2019

    Natalie Haboush passed away April 20, 2019. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. April 25 at Stevens Mortuary, 5520 W. 10th St., Indianapolis, IN 46224. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. April 26 at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 9833 E. County Road 750 North, Brownsburg, IN 46112. To view full obituary, please visit www.stevensmortuary.net

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    HARRIS, Barry May 6, 1958 – Mar 22, 2019

    Shoe Buddy! The greatest BearMan that there ever was has left his earthly body. Barry Dale Harris, born May 6, 1958, died in the early morning of March 22, 2019, at the full age of 60. Barry is preceded in death by his parents Carlos and Ruby. BearMan is survived by his beloved sweetheart of 45 years, Amy, his darlin’ daughters Shannon Harris, and Rachel (Jim) Kaffenberger, three grandchildren: Deacon, Joslyn, and Dayton, siblings: Peggy (Jim) Miller, Sue (Jim) Fuqua, Bob (Terry) Harris, Angie (Sam) Wyman, and 14 nieces and nephews. Barry began working at Clarke Detroit Diesel in 1978 and was a dedicated and well known parts man throughout…

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    VINCENT, Patricia Feb 5, 1942 – Mar 29, 2019

    Patricia L. Vincent, 77, of Plainfield passed away March 29, 2019. She was born Feb. 5, 1942 to the late Christ and Elsie (Pouch) Christoff in Gary, IN. She was a 1960 graduate of Calumet High School.She was a member of Plainfield United Methodist Church and was an avid player of Bunco for 40 years. She worked at the Hendricks County Flyer for 26 years as a office clerk retiring in 2010. Pat is survived by three sons, Brian, Chris, and Matt Vincent; a sister, Sandra Reder; seven grandchildren and one great- grandchild. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. April 27, 2019 at the Plainfield United Methodist Church,600…

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    DONICA, Betty May 2, 1932 – Feb 16, 2019

    Betty J. Donica, 86, of Naples, FL, formerly of Plainfield, IN passed away on Feb. 16, 2019. She was born in Brownsburg, IN on May 2, 1932 to the late Frank and Stella Dickey. Betty worked on a farm in her younger years. She was a bank teller for Citizens Bank in Plainfield for 10 years. Betty enjoyed helping people through Meals on Wheels. She was a member of Plainfield Plus. Betty was a devoted member of the Plainfield Church of Christ. She loved walking outdoors and gardening. In the winter months she enjoyed quilting and sewing. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Mearle Donica Sr. Betty’s…

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    HUMPHREY, Patricia Jan 12, 1965 – Apr 4, 2019

    Patricia Ann Humphrey, 54, of Plainfield, passed away April 4, 2019. She was born Jan. 12, 1965 to the late Johnny and Betty (Harvel) Smith in Bogalusa, LA. She was a homemaker. Patricia is survived by two sons, Gary L. (Dona) Humphrey and Gabriel J. Humphrey; a brother, David Smith; two sisters, Laura (Phil) Christian and Karen Smith; and a grandson, Elijah Reid. She was preceded in death by a son, Justin Reid. Arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield.

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    MELTZER, Ronald Jun 2, 1955 – Apr 14, 2019

    Ronald J. “Ron” Meltzer, 63, of Shelbyville passed away April 14, 2019 at his home. He was born June 2, 1955, in Shelbyville, the son of Thomas Riley and Patricia “Joan” (Spurlin) Meltzer. Ron is survived by his brothers, Gary Meltzer and wife, Susan, of Avon, and James Meltzer and wife, Janey, of Falmouth; sister, Sharon Rounds and husband, Howard “Joe”, of Lafayette; and six nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Father Paul…

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    DODSON, Darryl Mar 11, 1963 – Mar 29, 2019

    Darryl Mark Dodson, 56, of Danville and most recently Indianapolis passed away at home March 29. Mark was born in Lebanon, Indiana on March 11, 1963 to David and Faith Dodson. As a young boy, his family moved from Boone County to Danville, Indiana. Mark graduated from Danville Community High School and Vincennes University. Survivors include his wife, Tina Dodson, her children and grandchildren and his son, Travis Dodson (Danville, Indiana) from a previous marriage. Brothers Dave and his wife Lisa Dodson and Donald and his wife Kris Dodson both of Danville. Mark loved his family and cherished his son, Travis. He enjoyed running and watching sports throughout his life.…

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    Russell, Johnny

    Johnny F. Russell, 79, of Mooresville, went to be with the Lord on April 11, 2019. To view full obituary, send a condolence to the family or share a story about Johnny, please visit: www.jonesfamilymortuary.com

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    SUCH, Rita May 3, 1957 – Apr 10, 2019

    Rita Marie Such, 61, of Plainfield, passed away surrounded by loving family members on April 10, 2019. She was born on May 3, 1957 in Indianapolis to the late Grafton and Gladys Lillpop. Rita graduated from Ritter High School in 1975. She held many jobs over the years but none were as important as being a homemaker for her family. Rita was a dedicated member of the Crossroads Church in Avon. She loved the movie Jesus Christ Superstar and even watched the movie with the actor Ted Neeley. Rita was Barry Manilow’s #1 fan and probably saw him in concert more than 100 times. She enjoyed playing bingo, bowling, scrapbooking…

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    MOENCH, Charles Nov 18, 1943 – Apr 8, 2019

    Charles William Moench, 75, of Avon, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019. He was born on Nov. 18, 1943 in Indianapolis, the son of Robert and Katharine (Deardorf) Moench. Charles was a lifelong Indianapolis resident and a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Avon. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Roberta Moench. Charles is survived by his son, Brian and granddaughter Mallory; daughter, Karen; daughter, Beth and grandchildren Jordan, Ashton, and Bryson, and great-grandson Amari; son, Keith (Stephanie) and grandchildren Conrad and Marit; former wife, Carolyn Moench; and brother, Don (Linda) Moench. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the American…

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    COX, Mary Oct 19, 1926 – Apr 7, 2019

    Mary Ann (Smith) Cox went home to meet her Savior on April 7, 2019. Mary Ann was the fourth generation to be born on the family farm in Plainfield, IN, to Paul and Martha Smith. She graduated from Plainfield High School in 1944. She married Bob Cox on Nov. 10, 1945, and together they owned Golfland Driving Range and Miniature Golf, Plainfield car washes and Sony Products Distributorship. Mary Ann loved people, reading, crossword puzzles, playing cards and board games. She will be sadly missed, especially her sweet smile. Survivors are her daughter, Judy (Max) Hetrick, grandson, Ross Hetrick and granddaughter, Betsy (Mark) McDonough. She was predeceased by her loving…

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    TERRELL, Jovata Oct 31, 1952 – Apr 6, 2019

    Jovata Ann Terrell, 66, of Danville, passed away on April 6, 2019. She was born in Indianapolis on Oct. 31, 1952 to the late Noral “Ivan” and Viola Terrell. Jovata was a lab technician for Hendricks Regional Hospital for 40 years. She was a volunteer for the Hendricks County Museum and the Danville Public Library. Jovata enjoyed genealogy and was the family historian. She was a master gardener in her free time. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13 in Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow in Stilesville Cemetery. Survivors include her brothers, Tony (Debra) and David (Cindy) Terrell; nephews, Brian (Amy), Kevin and Jacob Terrell;…

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    TROUT, Linda Dec 7, 1936 – Apr 4, 2019

    Linda Lou Trout, 83, of Coatesville and most recently Greencastle, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019. Linda was born in Indianapolis on Dec. 7, 1936 to Herbert and Anna Edna Brown. As a little girl, her family moved to Coatesville where her parents bought a farm and later ran Brown’s Variety Store. Linda graduated from Amo High School and Indiana State Teacher’s College (ISU), where she was a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority. Linda later obtained her Masters of Teaching degree from DePauw University. Linda married Millard “Rodney” Trout on Dec. 16, 1956, and they continued to live in Terre Haute while they both completed their teaching degrees. They moved…

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    EASTON, James Nov 25, 1931 – Apr 2, 2019

    James H. Easton, a age 87, of Stilesville, passed away April 2, 2019 in the Plainfield Health care Center in Plainfield, IN. Born Nov. 25, 1931 in Bedford, IN he was the son of William Elmer Easton and Nellie R. (Thompson) Easton. Survivors includes his wife Beverly J. (Conaway) Easton; daughter Tonya Welker (Billy), Huntsville, AL; sister-in-law Audrey Vermillion; step children, Susan Dunn (Don), Coatesville, Mark Stewart (Anna), Chino, CA; grandchildren, Annie and Duncan Welker, AL; and several other family members. His parents, first wife Barbara Easton, sister Margaret Walton, and brother William A. “Bud” Easton preceded him. James was a musician, a machinist for Chrysler, farmer, and avid Pacer…

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    TEEL, Sue Sep 30, 1937 – Mar 30, 2019

    Sue Gray Teel, 81, of Terra Ceia, was received in the arms of her Heavenly Father at sunset on March 30, 2019. Sue graduated from Plainfield High School in 1955 and attended University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. She relocated to Florida from Indiana in 1986. Sue is survived by her sister, Nancy Gray Messer of Plainfield; her three children, Mark Sublett of Bradenton, Tim Sublett and his wife, Diane of Indianapolis, Indiana, and Laura Sublett Seberg of Hudson, OH; and her two grandchildren, Jacquelyn Sublett and Laurel Seberg. Sue loved to golf, play bridge and watch hummingbirds from her Sylva, North Carolina cabin porch. She was blessed to travel…

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    Ilich, Anita

    Anita K. (James) Ilich, 72, Plainfield, died April 1, 2019. There will be a private memorial service later. Survivor, daughter, Shannon Fields, grandchildren, Conner and Mattison Fields. Arrangements, Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield. Donations to Wounded Warrior Project.

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    Keegan, Sharon

    Sharon D. (Fish) Keegan, 57, of Plainfield, died March 31, 2019. Visitation, 4 to 8 p.m. April 3 at Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home. Services 11 a.m. Thursday at Plainfield Christian Church. Burial, Maple Hill Cemetery. www.hamptongentry.com

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    BENNETT, Michael Aug 29, 1944 – Mar 29, 2019

    Michael L. Bennett 74, of Mooresville, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family. Michael was born on Aug. 29, 1944 in Indianapolis to the late, James E. Bennett and Nettie B. (Hunt) Bennett. Michael married the love of his life, Fran Smith on Nov. 9, 1963 and celebrated 55 years of marriage this last year. Together, they raised four children Mike Jr, Patty, Tammy and Diana. Michael was a hardworking, family man who enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was hunting, fishing, gardening or woodworking. He was also a diehard Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. He will be fondly remembered by his family…

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    GRAY, Zella Sep 4, 1949 – Mar 27, 2019

    Zella Mae Gray, 69 of Plainfield, passed away March 27, 2019 in Hendricks Regional Health. She was born Sept. 4, 1949 in Algood Tennessee to the late Arlee and Lela (Burchett) Boles. Zella was in sales at Laughlin’s Menswear in Brownsburg before her retirement. Funeral services will be held on at 3 p.m. March 30, 2019 in Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the services in the funeral home. Survivors include her Daughters: Mileah L. Gray (Fiancé Todd Bartlett) and Selena M. Gray. Brothers: Lawton and Daniel Boles. Sister: Martha Boles. Grandchildren: Brooklynne Makennah and Blake Alexis Thomas, Ashley Renee Gill, Kirsten and Erin Bartlett.…