• Converse,  Gas City,  Marion

    Ned C. Gillum – March 30, 1925 – August 15, 2019

    Ned Charles Gillum, 94, of Marion IN, died peacefully after a long illness on August 15, 2019.  He was born March 30, 1925 in Davenport, IA, the son of Pastor Claibourne Kirtley Gillum and Jessie Mae (Smith) Gillum. Following his Davenport High School graduation (6/43), Ned enlisted in the US Navy to serve in WW II. He later attended Saint Ambrose College and seminary at Drake University and Texas Christian University. Following in his father and grandfather’s footsteps, Ned was ordained in the First Christian Church in Davenport, IA (1951) and served as a Disciples of Christ minister throughout his life.  Ned married (6/28/53), Anna Mae Goettsch, a Davenport teacher…

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    Timothy Bowman

    View Timothy Bowman Timothy Bowman, 71, died Sunday August 11, 2019 at Millers Merry Manor in Tipton where he had been a resident since 2015.  Timothy was born in Wells County, Indiana on June 18, 1948, son of Oren Booker Bowman and Hilda M. (Steffen) Robinson.  He worked in the workshop at Carey Services. A memorial service will be held for Timothy at the Fairmount Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street, Fairmount, Indiana on Thursday, August 2…

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    Barbara Allen

    View Barbara Allen Formerly of Fairmount Barbara L. Allen,90, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Marion. Barbara was born on May 17, 1929, in La Fontaine, Indiana, daughter of the late Arthur L. and Ella E. (Armstrong) Newell. She graduated from Sweetser High School in 1947. Barbara owned Allen’s Market in Fairmount for 10 years and worked in the office at I & M for 17 years. She was a member of Back Creek Wesleyan Church. Barbara was a generous woman that loved hel…

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    Wade Netzley

    View Wade Netzley Muncie Wade A. Netzley, 44, of Muncie, died Thursday, August 8, 2019. Wade was born in Marion, Indiana on July 3, 1975, son of Steven Netzley of Frankfort and Vicki L. (LaShure) Netzley of Fairmount. Wade graduated from Madison-Grant High School in 1993 and attended Ball State for three years. He was a cook at Texas Roadhouse. Wade enjoyed attending concerts, playing the guitar and Yankees and Packers games. Along with his parents, Wade is survived by his daughter, Adri…

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    Robert Southworth

    View Robert Southworth Upland      Robert D. Southworth, 69, died Friday, August 2, 2019, in James Haley Memorial VA Hospital, Tampa, Florida. He was born in Marion, on June 4, 1950, the son of the late Dewey and Ila Maxine (Barton) Southworth.      Robert graduated from Eastbrook High School in 1968 and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1970 – 1972. He married Susan Herring on May 13, 1972, in Upland. He had been a manager at Bill’s Foods, …

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    Doris Wallace

    View Doris Wallace Doris Wallace went to be with her Savior on August 7, 2019.  She was born in Brilliant, Ohio, to Melvin and Sara Waugh on October 10, 1930.  John, her husband of 56 years, preceded her in death in 2009.  She leaves her beloved children, Debra Jo Wallace, Jan (Rob) Reber, Jonna (Tom) Jordan, and Jeffrey (Lisa) Wallace, as well as her grandchildren Brianna (Josh) LeMaster, Jordan (Lindsay) Wallace, Audra Reber, Andrea Reber, Corey Jordan, Carlie Jordan, Justin …

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    Evangeline E. Smith – July 27, 1934 – July 29, 2019

    Evangeline E. Smith, 85, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born on July 27, 1934 in Larwill, Indiana to the late Walter and Elsie (Schaef) Thomas. She was raised on a small farm in Marion’s south side. She was a 1952 graduate of Swayzee High School. On March 18, 1967 she married Robert “Rex” Smith. She attended Taylor University where she received her Bachelor’s degree and achieved her Masters of teaching from Ball State University. She went on to become a math, business, and home economics teacher in Elwood and Walton, Indiana. She also sold Rawleigh products and cards…

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    Ted Yale

    View Ted Yale Indianapolis Ted A. Yale, 63 Indianapolis died unexpectedly of heart failure on August 2, 2019. He was raised in Fairmount, but lived in Indianapolis for much of his adult life. Ted was the son of Charles “Doc” and Virginia Yale. He was a 1974 graduate of Madison Grant High School and the University of Miami. He worked in retail market studies, traveling over the US. He was a talented musician, having played guitar in many local bands. He was a birthright Quaker and member of Fa…

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    Kenneth Dale Earl – February 14, 1948 – July 29, 2019

    Kenneth was born in Decatur, Michigan on February 14, 1948 to the late Richard and Leona (Hemingway) Earl. He passed away on July 29, 2019 in North Woods Village, Kokomo. After high school, Kenneth enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He honorably served from 1965 to 1969. Following his service, he worked as a die caster at a camper manufacturing facility. Kenneth was also employed at a car wash. Kenneth is survived by his children Rick Earl, Decatur, Michigan; Luanda Salmon, Paw Paw, Michigan; Jennifer (Frank) Kagel, Edwardsburg, Michigan; Robynn (Tim) Burnett, Amboy; brother, Kevin Earl, Tipton; sister, Doris Wilson, South Bend; 13 grandchildren; several great grandchildren. A memorial…

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    Valerie Atchison

    View Valerie Atchison Valerie K. (Huffman) Atchison, 64, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019.  She was born on October 18, 1954, in Huntington, Indiana to the late Charles Huffman and Janet (Williams) Huffman. Valerie graduated from Marion High School Class of 1973. She married the late Daniel L. Atchison on August 30, 1985, and made a life of being a wonderful homemaker. Valerie will be deeply missed by her family and friends, who have described her as being an inspiration to…

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    Linda S. Lynas – August 2, 1952 – July 25, 2019

    Linda, 66, passed away on July 25, 2019 in her Gas City home. She was born on August 2, 1952 in Vanceburg, Kentucky to the late Harrison and Lucy (Stevenson) Brown. Linda married Michael E. Lynas on December 18, 1998 and he survives. Linda worked as a fork truck driver for Perfecto Manufacturing. She enjoyed metal detecting, fishing and most of all her flower garden. Linda is also survived by her son, Michael Charleton, Goshen; brother, Dallas (Ann Marie) Stephenson, Elwood; sisters, Debbie, Connie, Kay, all of Kentucky. In keeping with Linda’s final wishes there will be no services. Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Gas City Chapel, 200 North 7th Street, Gas…

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    Margaret Brubaker

    View Margaret Brubaker Lititz, PA Margaret Elizabeth Brubaker, 99, of Brethren Village, Lititz, PA, formerly of Fairmount IN, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019. Margaret was born on January 3, 1920 to Charles & Lola Schoby of Wabash County, IN. She graduated from Lincolnville High School & Marion Business College. She was married to Lloyd Brubaker on November 5, 1939. They had two children, Judith & David. She joined Church of the Brethren in 1940 and attended regularly until m…

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    Curtis Cloud

    View Curtis Cloud Fairmount Curtis A. Cloud, 64, of Fairmount, died unexpectedly Friday, July 26, at home. Curt was born December 19, 1954, in Marion to the late Billy A. and Annalee S. (Stephens) Cloud. He was a 1973 graduate of Madison-Grant High School and received a degree in journalism from Ball State University. He was an advertising director for many newspapers, including Gannett and United Media Group. Patriotism was important to Curt. As an active member of Squadron 313 of the Sons o…

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    Doris Case

    View Doris Case Doris Ann (James) Case, 90, passed away with her family by her side, on Friday, July 26, 2019, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Doris was born on November 26, 1928, to the late Wilbur and Pearl James. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1945. She married Floyd Case on August 5, 1949, and he preceded her in death on April 7, 2014. Doris served as a caregiver for her family all her life, faithfully caring for her elderly family members, and also worked as a …

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    Velma Ratliff

    View Velma Ratliff Velma J. (Stanley) Ratliff, 84, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, on Sunday, July 21, 2019. She was born to Kenneth and Fern Stanley on September 28, 1934, at their Sweetser home. She married P. Hersal Ratliff on December 1, 1961, and he survives in Marion. Velma worked at RCA for many years, then worked with her husband at B&H Marathon for 25 years, until they both retired. She is loved and will be missed greatly by her family. Velma is surviv…

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    John Allen

    View John Allen John R. Allen passed away July 17, 2019, at his Marion home. He is survived by his mother, Barbara L. Allen, Marion; brother, Oren (Sharon) Felton, Fairmount; stepmother, Rhonda Allen, Converse; uncles, Don Allen, Marion, and Phillip (Carol), Michigan; as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard F. Allen; grandparents, Bud and Fern Allen, and Arthur and Ella Newell; and beloved dog, Wags. John was a…

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    Rebecca Conelley

    View Rebecca Conelley Ft. Wayne Rebecca “Becky” S. Conelley 74, formerly of Upland, died Saturday July 20 at Coventry Meadows Healthcare Facility, Ft. Wayne, Indiana Becky was a minister for 13 years with the United Methodist Church serving at Culver United Methodist Church, McNate United Methodist Church, Asbury United Methodist Church in Wells County, and Waynedale United Methodist Church. She loved children and was always involved in children’s ministries. She enjoyed doing crafts, sewing,…

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    Janet E. Jensen – January 13, 1945 – July 11, 2019

    Janet, 74, passed away on July 11, 2019 in Marion General Hospital, Marion, Indiana. She was was born on January 13, 1945 in Three Rivers Michigan to the late Clifford and Marie (Sherry) Hartzell. Janet made Grant County her home for 43 years. On November 20, 1976 she married James R. Jensen. He survives. She was employed with Butterworth Sewing Factory for 14 years and retired in 2005. She enjoyed reading, sewing, watching television, playing bingo and collecting bells. Janet is also survived by her children, Crystal E. (Terri) Doss, Logansport; James D. (Jamie Michelle) Jensen, Gas City; Michael R. (Laurel) Jensen, Lebanon, Tennessee; Rhonda J. Jensen, Marion; brothers Richard…

  • Converse,  Gas City,  Marion

    George E. Wayman – September 1, 1936 – July 11, 2019

    George E. Wayman, 82, passed away in his Swayzee home on July 11, 2019. He was born to the late John William and Irene W. (Fox) Wayman. He is survived by his brother, James R. Wayman and close friend Becky Summers. A private graveside service will be held at Converse cemetery. Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Larrison-Martin Chapel, 308 East Marion Street , Converse, Indiana, was entrusted with the arrangements.

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Lenora Alter

    View Lenora Alter Fairmount Lenora J. Finley Alter, 87, went to her eternal home after battling illness for many years with unwavering faith, quiet dignity and unending grace. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and caring grandmother. She lived her life by the principle “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all” and was a role model to all who knew her. Lenora was born on March 2, 1932, in Kansas City, Missouri, daughter of the late James O. Finley and Charlotte… Lenora …

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    Helen Marie Rademaker – February 24, 1927 – July 6, 2019

    Helen Marie Rademaker passed away at home on July 6, 2019. She was the youngest of three daughters born to Anthony F. and Betty (Mills) Hennigin. She remained close to her sisters, Mary Ellen Cowan and Katie (Norman) West, until their death. After graduating from Marion High School, Helen worked briefly as a dry cleaning assistant, dental assistant and ventured out to D. C. and worked in the Washington government circuit (circus!). She married Joseph F. Rademaker in 1949 and together they had seven children. Except for a brief period Joe and Helen lived most of their 53 years together in the home they built (and added on to multiple…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Michael Stowers

    View Michael Stowers Summitville Michael Wayne Stowers, 53, of Summitville, died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Community Hospital in Anderson. Michael was born on June 26, 1966 in Marion, Indiana, son of Byron L. Stowers and the late Linda D. (Hill) Stowers. He graduated from Madison-Grant High School in 1984. Michael was self-employed working in antiques and collectibles and attended Fairmount Baptist Church. Michael was a fun-loving and all around good person. He loved his family and friends an…

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    Bennie Collins

    View Bennie Collins Fairmount Bennie J Collins, 81 of Fairmount, Indiana died Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the home of his son, Randall Collins in Marion, Indiana. The Lord called him home at 9:50 AM, after a 10 year battle with cancer.  Bennie, was born July 18, 1937 in Marion, Indiana to the late Nelson Todd Collins and Leah Ethelene Nusbaumer. He married his wife of 60 years Alice Loretta Keller, August 2, 1958 at the Methodist church in Van Buren, Indiana, She preceded him in death, this …

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Zell Hazelbaker

    View Zell Hazelbaker Zell Junior Hazelbaker, born October 7, 1925, passed away peacefully on July 2, 2019, at Westminster Village, Muncie, Indiana at the age of 93. He is survived by his daughter Carol Ann Gallo, Jonesboro, son Duane (Janna) Hazelbaker, Indianapolis, grandchildren; Matt (Amy) Gallo, Indianapolis, Darci (Dale Rush) Hazelbaker, Tucson, AZ, Danen (Lana Stoutsky) Hazelbaker, Boston, MA, great-granddaughter Nika Hazelbaker, Boston MA, as well as many nieces and nephews. He is prec…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Richard White

    View Richard White Richard Keith White, 76, passed on Monday, July 1, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.  In accordance with Keith’s wishes, no services will be held, and cremation will take place.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services.  Online memories and condolences may be shared at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com. Richard Keith White, 76, passed on Monday, July 1, 2019, at his home, surro…

  • Converse,  Gas City,  Marion

    Shirley M. Ball – April 17, 1938 – June 26, 2019

    Shirley was born in Marion on April 17, 1938 to the late Ralph D. and Margaret A. (Dearth) Pinkerton. She passed away on June 26, 2019 in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Shirley was a 1956 graduate of Jefferson Township High School, Upland. She later attended Indiana University, Bloomington. She married Millard E. Ball in 1962. Mr. Ball preceded her in death on January 17, 1997. During her working years Shirley was employed for 24 years with the United States Social Security office and the Department of Workforce Development for 28 years and officially retired in 2017. In her free time she enjoyed camping, knitting and she was an accomplished seamstress.…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Joseph “Joe” Hefner

    View Joseph “Joe” Hefner Joseph “Joe” T. Hefner, 24, passed away in Noblesville, on Monday, June 24, 2019. Joe was born on June 16, 1995, to Nanci Hefner in Marion. He enjoyed playing all different types of video games. Joe is survived by his mother. Arrangements for Joe have been entrusted to College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4601 South Western Avenue, Marion, Indiana 46953. There will be a graveside service on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at …

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Lance Moorman

    View Lance Moorman Burkburnett, TX Lance Moorman, 78, formerly of Fairmount, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at United Regional Health Care in Wichita Falls, Texas. Lance was born in Fairmount, Indiana on September 30, 1940, son of the late Loris L. and Elsie Doris (Roth) Moorman. He graduated from Converse High School in 1958, attended Marion College (IWU) and graduated from Toledo University with a degree in Science and Engineering in 1979.   He proudly served his country in the Air F…

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    Cameron Freeman

    View Cameron Freeman Cameron J. Freeman, 29, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Marion. He was born on March 15, 1990, to James Dyson Jr. and Rhonda S. Hodge (Freeman), in Marion, Indiana. Cameron worked at Double H Plastics and formerly worked housekeeping at Marion General Hospital. He attended New Bethany Church of God. Cameron enjoyed watching football and basketball and his favorite teams were Notre Dame, the Colts and the Warriors. He enjoyed playing PS4 and spending quality tim…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Peggie Howard

    View Peggie Howard Upland      Peggie J. (Owen) Howard, 82, of Upland, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, surrounded by family early Friday morning, June 28, 2019 in Fort Wayne. She was born in Hartford City, on August 21, 1936, the daughter of the late John Paul and Lavonne (Miller) Owen.      She graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1954. She married the love of her life, Richard W. “Dick” Howard, on September 25, 1955. They made th…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Leon Rollins

    View Leon Rollins Fairmount Leon Rollins, 85 went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 21 at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis. Born the six child of James Arlie and Viola (Anderson) Rollins in Arkansas on November 1, 1933. He is survived by his wife Joyce (Fox), son,  Kevin (Liz) Rollins, Florida; daughters: Kim (Tony) Irwin, Alexandria, Cindy Rollins, Evansville; second sons, Randy (Sherri) Stephens, Indianapolis, Danny (Susan) Stephens, Fairmount; grandchildren: Jessica (De…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Fred Richards

    View Fred Richards Fred A. Richards, 70, passed away peacefully at his home in Marion, Indiana, with his family by his side on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Fred was born on September 10, 1948, to the late Mearl Richards and Donna Richards. He graduated from Eastbrook high school, Class of 1966. Fred was a proud Veteran of the Army from the HHC 4th Battalion, 63d Armor, 1st infantry division Big Red 1. He served in the Vietnam War from October 1968 to October 1969. He was a highly decorated Sergeant…

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    Thomas Wilson

    View Thomas Wilson Thomas (Tom) Dale Wilson, 67, passed away at his home surrounded by his family June 19, 2019.  Tom was born in Marion on January 25, 1952, the first child of Howard and Susan Wilson of Swayzee.  A stand-out athlete in his youth, Tom played baseball, basketball, football and track.  At Madison-Grant high school, he set the shot put record in track which he held for many years.  Tom went on to be a 4-year letter winner in track at Ball State University whe…

  • Fairmount,  Marion,  Upland

    Abby McKinley

    View Abby McKinley Abby Jean McKinley passed peacefully in her mother’s womb and was stillborn on June 14, 2019, at Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She gave her family 18 weeks of joy and excitement and will forever have a hold on their hearts. Her family was blessed by getting to spend 18 hours holding her and loving her. Abby is the daughter of Nick and Stephanie McKinley of Marion, Indiana. Abby’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Dupont Hospital and the F…

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    Clyde Lamb

    View Clyde Lamb Fairmount Clyde David Lamb, 71, of Fairmount, died Sunday, June 16, 2019, at Danville Regional Rehab. David was a lifelong resident of Fairmount. He worked for McCaslin Farms, drove a truck for Pallet Builders, was in Fairmount Civil Defense for over 45 years, and was an amateur Ham Radio operator. He also was a member of SASS, Single Action Shooting Society, since 1994. David was a pro wrestler for 23 years with the Champion International Wrestling Association, and he was ind…

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    Clellon Bottoms

    View Clellon Bottoms Upland      Clellon Q. Bottoms, 79, died Thursday evening, June 13, 2019, in Wesleyan Healthcare, Marion, surrounded by family. He was born in Edmonton, Kentucky on June 17, 1939, the son of the late Rev. Lambert and Ella Mae (Quinn) Bottoms.      He graduated from Sonora High School, Sonora, Kentucky, in 1958. In 1959, he moved to Upland, where he had attended the Upland United Methodist Church for over 40 years. He was employed wi…

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    Jimmie Yeley

    View Jimmie Yeley Upland      Jimmie D. Yeley, 74, died late Wednesday night, June 12, 2019, in Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. He was born in Hartford City on September 10, 1944, the son of the late William G. and Leah (Rockey) Yeley.      Jimmie enjoyed his life on the family farm, his numerous friends and acquaintances, neighbors and caregivers. He didn’t know a stranger.      Jimmie, a client of Care Services for a…

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    Alice “Irene” Palmer

    View Alice “Irene” Palmer Upland Alice “Irene” Palmer, 88, died and entered into eternal life early Thursday morning, June 13, 2019, in Heritage Pointe, Warren. She was born on January 12, 1931, the daughter of the late Charles O. and Crystal F. (Futrell) Rouse. Irene was a member Union Chapel Baptist Church, Marion and was a former member of the ABWA. She was an Administrative Assistant for Farm Credit Services for many years. She married Jerry Palmer on January 28, 1950. Together they share…

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    Marilyn Sapp

    View Marilyn Sapp Marilyn Sapp, 83, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kokomo, Indiana, on June 16, 1935, to the late Murrell “Bud” and Hildred McCarter. She married the love of her life, James “Melvin” Sapp, on December 4, 1954, and he preceded her in death on November 1, 2012. Marilyn was great at many things, including gardening — she could make any plant grow — and making noodles, a trait she inherited from her… Marilyn Sapp, …