• Knightstown,  New Castle

    Charlotte Kay Pew

    Charlotte Kay Pew, 80, of Spiceland passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born June 18, 1938 in Henry County to the late Charles and Ona (Dishman) Hudson. She is a 1956 graduate of Spiceland High School. Charlotte retired after 34 ½ years from Old First National Bank. She was a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rushville and currently attended St. Rose in Knightstown. Charlotte was a Mental Health Association board member. She is survived by her husband, Orin Kenneth Pew, Jr.; daughters, Kathy (Derald) Grimwood of Eugene, OR and Kristi Pew of Spiceland; grandchildren, Jenny (Justin) Proffer, Nathan…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Nollie E. South

    In loving memory of Nollie E. South, 77 of New Castle passed away Friday, August 24, 2018. She was born April 18, 1941 in Heidrick, KY to the late Walter and Irena (Vaughn) Hopkins. Nollie was a wonderful mother and very loving grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a friend to all. Nollie was the type of person who put everybody else’s concerns or issues before her own. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her children, John (Debbie) Trent, Lavon (John) Murphy, Tim Trent, Dee Trent, Charles “Chuck” (Patty) South, Jeff South and Tina (Mark) Edwards; grandchildren, Christopher Murphy, Dani Trent, Jason…

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    Charlotte McClurg

    Charlotte Ann McClurg, 79, of Greenfield, passed away on the evening of Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Greenfield Healthcare Center. She was born June 21, 1939 in Anderson, Indiana, a daughter of the late Samuel J. and Thelma (Lee) Mercer. Charlotte grew up in the small town of Stroh, Indiana, in LaGrange County. She graduated as valedictorian of the 1957 class of Salem Center High School where she was the recipient of the Betty Crocker Homemaking Award. Charlotte graduated from Anderson College in 1961 and received a Master of Business Education Degree from Butler University. Her first teaching position was at Carthage High School where she taught typing, shorthand,…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Robert "Bob" Alan David Wagner

    Robert “Bob” Alan David Wagner, 58, of Kennard, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born August 18, 1960 in Rushville a son of the late Robert and Willa Mae (Nixon) Wagner. Bob was currently employed by MacCallister Machinery in Indianapolis where he served as the warehouse lead manager for the past 18 years. He loved his family and was a great husband, father and papaw. He enjoyed the simple things in life like sitting on the couch with his wife watching TV and was an avid NASCAR and WWE Wrestling fan. Bob was a great cook and loved cooking for his family especially his…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Robert “Bob” Alan David Wagner

    Robert “Bob” Alan David Wagner, 58, of Kennard, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born August 18, 1960 in Rushville a son of the late Robert and Willa Mae (Nixon) Wagner. Bob was currently employed by MacCallister Machinery in Indianapolis where he served as the warehouse lead manager for the past 18 years. He loved his family and was a great husband, father and papaw. He enjoyed the simple things in life like sitting on the couch with his wife watching…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Sharian L. Murphy

    Sharian L. Murphy, 62, of New Castle passed away Monday, August 20, 2018 following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born January 26, 1956 in Panama City, Florida to Carl E. and Helen (Criswell) Burke. She was a 1974 graduate of New Castle High School and member of Sunnyside Church of God. She is survived by her father, Carl E. Burke; husband, James Murphy; children, Jennifer Dudley (Brian), David (Kathy) Murphy, Daniel Murphy, John Murphy, Lori Ann Bennett; grandchildren, Jakob …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Wanda Lee Clark

    Wanda Lee Clark, 85, of Greenfield, formerly of Knightstown, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital. She was born August 2, 1933 in Farmingdale, Illinois a daughter of William M. and Opal M. (Kinneman) Clark. Wanda was a 1952 graduate of Knightstown High School and worked at Insurance Processing Company in Richmond for 13 years. She then moved back to Knightstown and worked at the lumber yard for 20 years. Wanda also worked for the Indiana Department of Revenue for 1…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Philip A. Jackson

    Philip A. Jackson, 58, of Knightstown, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at his residence. He was born April 21, 1960 in Rushville the son of Edward E. (Carol) Jackson & Marlene Jackson. Philip was a 1979 graduate of Knightstown High School and worked at ACME Plumbing for 12 years. He enjoyed camping and loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed playing cards and pool, where he was known as a pool shark. He was a member of Wilkinson Church of Chris…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Christopher Lee Bell

    Christopher Lee Bell, 44 of Tallahassee, FL and formerly of New Castle passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018. He was born April 16, 1974 in Muncie to Kevin Bell and Alta Lee (Watson) Hardgrove. Chris was a 1993 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army. After 4 years in army Chris work for 11 years with AT&T in Indiana, 5 years with Century Link in Florida, and was currently employed by Florida Agency of State Technology as an Office Automation Specialist. H…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Ronald E. Thompson Sr.

    Ronald Thompson; May 7, 1933-August 17, 2018. Born in Shirley, IN to Edgar and Hazel Thompson. Ron was a family man first and foremost. He was a farmer, and a father that adored his wife and family. Ron was on the board of Henry Co. REMC for 30 years. He cared about his country. He served in the Army and was also a Mason. Ron was a prankster and a jokester, training his grandchildren and great grandchildren at every moment. He was a member of New Testament Church of Christ. Ron and his wife J…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Mary K. "Nicki" Hunt

    Mary K. ("Nicki") Hunt passed away on August 16, 2018 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. Nicki was born on April 1st, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Walter (Volodymyr) and Rose (Rosalia) Krushelnicki. She attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) and met her future husband there, Herve H. Hunt, where they were both students, and also both members of the University Chorus. They were married on September 12, 1942, and through the years raised 5 wonderful children. Nicki was employed in New Castle as a Nursing Secretary at Henry County Hospital for 19 years, and upon retirement served 16 additional years there as a Hospital Volunteer. Nicki…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Mary K. “Nicki” Hunt

    Mary K. (“Nicki”) Hunt passed away on August 16, 2018 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. Nicki was born on April 1st, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Walter (Volodymyr) and Rose (Rosalia) Krushelnicki. She attended Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) and met her future husband there, Herve H. Hunt, where they were both students, and also both members of the University Chorus. They were married on September 12, 1942, and through the years raised 5 wonderful children. Nicki …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Delta Ruth Hall

    Delta Ruth Hall, 94, of New Castle and formerly of Spiceland, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Raintree Square. She was born February 14, 1924 in New Castle, a daughter of the late Willard and Maggie Mae (Clark) Harding. Ruth was a member of the Spiceland Church of the Nazarene and Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She had been a Red Cross volunteer at Henry County Memorial Hospital, and had also worked with the Compassionate Ministry and Henry County Pregnancy Care Center. Ruth wintere…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    John W. "Woody" Wood

    John W. “Woody” Wood, 77, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his residence. He was born July 31, 1941 in New Castle to the late Earl and Grace (Lennox) Wood. Woody was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1959-1965 and retired from Chrysler Corporation in 1995 following 33 years of service. He was a 43 year member of the Masonic Lodge. He joined the New Castle Masonic Lodge #91 in April of 1975 and transferred to Greensboro Lodge #175 in 1978, where he served as Master Mason and was still currently a member. He was an avid hunter and also enjoyed woodworking, fishing, gardening…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    John W. “Woody” Wood

    John W. “Woody” Wood, 77, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his residence. He was born July 31, 1941 in New Castle to the late Earl and Grace (Lennox) Wood. Woody was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1959-1965 and retired from Chrysler Corporation in 1995 following 33 years of service. He was a 43 year member of the Masonic Lodge. He joined the New Castle Masonic Lodge #91 in April of 1975 and transferred to Greensboro Lodge #175 in 1978, where he served as Master …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Gerald A. Phelps

    Gerald A. Phelps, 72, of New Castle passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at his home. He was born September 21, 1945 in New Castle to the late Arthur Thomas and Clyde Opal (Murray) Phelps. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam from 1963 – 1967. Gerald retired from Chrysler Corp. in 2000 after 33 years of service. He is a member of the American Legion post #137 and VFW post 1282, where he served as a trustee. Gerald enjoyed spending time in the garage and traveling. He had a great …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Agnes Louise Emerson

    Agnes Louise Emerson, 83, of Spiceland passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 at the Waters of New Castle. She was born August 31, 1934 in Maysville, KY to the late Jess Snapp and Francie Hortense Glassock. She was employed at the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Children’s Home in Knightstown and at Heritage House Convalescent Center for many years. Agnes was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed quilting, doll collecting and especially loved spending time with her…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    William Henry "Billy" Bell

    William Henry “Billy” Bell, 62, of New Castle, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 22, 1955 in New Castle. Billy retired from the U.S. Navy, and enjoyed playing computer games. He is survived by two sons, Michael Bell of New Castle, and Brian (Amy) Bell of Greenfield; a granddaughter, Katy Bell and a grandson, Jeffrey Regan; two sisters, Lucy (Milton) Horton of Dickson, TN, and Donna (Randy) Martin of Spring Hill, FL; two brothers, Dale (Laura) Bell of New Castle, and Eddie Bell of Dickson, TN; an aunt, Patricia Wallen of Greenfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    William Henry “Billy” Bell

    William Henry “Billy” Bell, 62, of New Castle, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 22, 1955 in New Castle. Billy retired from the U.S. Navy, and enjoyed playing computer games. He is survived by two sons, Michael Bell of New Castle, and Brian (Amy) Bell of Greenfield; a granddaughter, Katy Bell and a grandson, Jeffrey Regan; two sisters, Lucy (Milton) Horton of Dickson, TN, and Donna (Randy) Martin of Spring Hill, FL; two brothers, Dale (L…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Robert C. Caig

    Mr. Robert C. Caig of Sarasota, Florida, born on November 19, 1928 in New Castle, Indiana, to the late Beatrice (Duffey) Caig and the late John David Caig, passed away at age 89 on July 29, 2018 in Sarasota, Florida. Robert graduated from New Castle Chrysler High School in 1947. Robert served in the Navy from 1948 to 1952 during the Korean War and he dedicated his career working at the Ridge Drugstore, E.R.Squibb and Sons, Rite Aid Drugstores and Martin Memorial Hospital until he retired in 2…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Jay E. Smith

    Jay “JJ” Smith, 35, of Knightstown passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 27, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. He was born October 16, 1982 in Toledo, OH a son of Otha (Deanna) Smith and Melissa (Fiancé, Randy Swope) Robinson of Mansfield, OH. JJ was a fun loving man who loved his nieces and nephews dearly. He enjoyed traveling Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky to spend time with his family. JJ especially enjoyed spending time with his best friend, Mike McIntosh and his little dog, Reece. In addition to his parents, JJ is survived by his siblings, Shelva (Tommy) Stephens of Greenfield, Christopher Smith of Greenfield; step-brother, Jacob Wieneke of Indianapolis;…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Jay E Smith

    Jay “JJ” Smith, 35, of Knightstown passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 27, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. He was born October 16, 1982 in Toledo, OH a son of Otha (Deanna) Smith and Melissa (Fiancé, Randy Swope) Robinson of Mansfield, OH. JJ was a fun loving man who loved his nieces and nephews dearly. He enjoyed traveling Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky to spend time with his family. JJ especially enjoyed spending time with his best friend, Mike McIntosh and his little dog, Re…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Daniel L. Bowman

    Daniel L. “Dan” Bowman, 79, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018 at Reid Hospital in Richmond. He was born August 3, 1938 in Anderson, a son of Woodrow and Maedoris (McCune) Bowman. He married Gail Manifold April 18, 1959. Dan was a 1956 graduate of Hagerstown High School. A lifelong farmer, he farmed Danagail Farms and Bowman Dairy Farms for many years. He was a long time member of White Branch Church of the Brethren where he served as song leader and sang for services. He also e…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Amanda Lynn (Collier) Langdon

    Amanda Lynn Collier Langdon, 42, of Middletown, passed away unexpectedly with her husband Justin Roy and daughter Kendall Lynn on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at her residence. She was born November 24, 1975 in Greenfield, a daughter of Allen Lynn and Terri J. (Wisehart) Collier. A 1994 graduate of Oak Hill High School in Converse, IN, Amanda earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Masters Degree in Family Counseling from the University of Indianapolis. A licensed mental health counselor, she…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Justin Roy Langdon

    Justin Roy Langdon, 40, of Middletown, passed away unexpectedly with his wife, Amanda Lynn (Collier) and daughter, Kendall Lynn Thursday, July 26, 2018 at his residence. He was born March 10, 1978 in Indianapolis to Roy Edward and Judy (Ott) Langdon. Justin was a 1996 graduate of Sheridan High School where he played soccer and was a member of their F.F.A. Chapter, a 10 year member of Hamilton County 4-H and Junior Leaders. He obtained Associates Degrees from Ivy Tech in maintenance, machine a…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Carolyn Drysdale

    Carolyn Drysdale, 92, of Kennard, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at her residence. She was born August 27, 1925 in Henry County a daughter of Robert and Grace (Lewis) Kern. Carolyn was a 1944 graduate of Kennard High School. She was a very talented seamstress and even was a tailor. She was a member of Willing Workers Home Ec Club in Kennard. Carolyn loved antiques, loved to dance and enjoyed music from the 1940’s. She also loved to cook and was a member of Kennard Brotherhood and Sisterh…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Kendall Lynn Langdon

    Kendall Lynn Langdon, 8, of Middletown, passed away unexpectedly together with her parents, Justin Roy and Amanda Lynn (Collier) Langdon, Thursday, July 26, 2018 at her residence. She was born October 14, 2009 in Indianapolis. A very active young girl, Kendall enjoyed Girl Scouts and playing softball in Middletown. She attended Shenandoah Elementary where she would have started the 3rd grade this year. One of her many passions was reading and she loved her many friends – especially her animal…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Carolyn Anne Pitts

    Carolyn Anne (Brammer) Pitts, 80, of Knightstown, went to Heaven on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in her home following an extended illness. She was born March 23, 1938 in Sabetha, KS, a daughter of the late Ora C. and Mary P. (Wheat) Brammer. A 1956 graduate of Knightstown High School, she enjoyed babysitting in her home, sewing, baking, and being a homemaker. She was a member of the New Hope Church of the Nazarene (formerly Stringtown). She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 62 years, …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Melanie D. Little

    Melanie D. Little, 53, of New Castle, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 3, 1964 in Rushville, a daughter of Billy Lee and Linda Lou (Weaver) Little. A 1984 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School, she loved working cross-word puzzles, family get-togethers, coloring, and going to the park. She also loved spending time with her family. She attended church services at Stonebrooke. Survivors include brothers, William …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Clyde Duane Littrell

    Clyde Duane Littrell, 70, of Greens Fork, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Reid Hospital in Richmond. He was born August 13, 1947 in New Castle, a son of Clyde and Virginia (Clark) Littrell. A 1968 graduate of Lewisville High School, Duane retired from Chrysler Corp. in New Castle following 33 years of service. He was a member of the New Castle Masonic Lodge #91. He loved to dance and have a good time, but his greatest hobby was his CB radios. He enjoyed talking to people from all over the worl…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    William Douglas Jackson

    William Douglas “Doug” Jackson, 96, of New Castle, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Hickory Creek in New Castle. He was born October 9, 1921 in Rush County, a son of James Richard and Rena Mae (Reed) Jackson. Doug married the love of his life, Ruth Estell on May 1, 1948. She passed away in February of 2013. Doug enlisted in the Army in August, 1942 and serviced until his Honorable Discharge as a Sergeant in September, 1945. He received the American Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and …

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Ray Morris Edwards

    Ray Morris Edwards passed away July 23, 2018. He was born March 21, 1934 in Indianapolis, but lived his entire life in New Castle. He was the son of H. Ray and Susan Morris Edwards. He lived his pre-college years in the home of his uncle, John H. Morris, at 425 S. Main with his parents and sister, Mary Lee Pfenninger Buschmann. He was fortunate to grow up in a unique situation where he had two father figures as well as his mother. His father and his uncle were so different which afforded Morr…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Anne Maree Crowe

    Anne Maree Crowe, 59, of New Castle, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018 at her residence. She was born October 6, 1958 in New Castle a daughter of Charles and Margaret (Wood) Crowe. Anne was a 1977 graduate of Shenandoah High School where she was in the band. She earned an Associate’s degree from Johnson Bible College and graduated in May 2018 from Marian University earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, art, painting, playing piano and most impor…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Eleanor Mae “Ellie” Donaldson

    Eleanor Mae “Ellie” Donaldson, 2 year old daughter of Kevin and Christian (Barnes) Donaldson went to heaven at 1:20 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was born August 15, 2015 at Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, NC. Ellie attended Hominy Baptist Church in Candler, NC and attended daycare at the YWCA in Asheville, NC. She will be greatly missed by many friends from the church and daycare. In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Kevin Donaldson, Jr. “KJ” from Ash…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Bristol Hope Ramsey

    Bristol Hope Ramsey, of New Castle passed away at Riley Children’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family on July 12, 2018. Bristol was born May 24, 2018 to Brock and Meghan (Moody) Ramsey. Bristol was born at 24 weeks gestation and lived the life of a premature baby. She was a miracle to her family in many ways. Bristol knew that she was brought to this earth to serve a purpose, and even though she was not here to serve on this earth for long she changed the lives of many and brought happi…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Fumiko Kuhn

    Fumiko Kuhn, 81, of New Castle passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 at her home. She was born February 4, 1937 in Okinawa, Japan to the late Kiki and Kama Shimabuku. Fumiko enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking but mostly, spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, Etsuko (Lowell) Jarvis of Dunreith, Karen (Thad) Kissick of Muncie, Jerry (Becky) Kuhn of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Adam Jarvis, Breanna (Shun) Cameron, Vanessa Kuhn, Isabelle Kuhn, Judah Kuhn, Maddox Kuhn;…

  • Knightstown,  New Castle

    Lena Grigsby

    Lena Grigsby, age 90, a resident of Senior Living at Forest Ridge in New Castle, passed away Monday July 9, 2018 at IU Health, Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. She was born September 13, 1927 in Sullivan, Indiana to the late Fred and Gertrude (Terry) Puckett. She was employed as a motor route driver for the Courier Times and had worked as head cook for several area restaurants. A pastor’s wife, she raised 7 children and she was a member of Glad Tidings Assembly of God and Church 52 in Indian…