• Pennville,  Portland

    Connie Howell

    View Connie Howell Connie E. Howell, age 70 a resident of Portland passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at her home.      Connie was born December 11, 1948 in Portland the daughter of Charles and Rosalie (Merry) McAfee. She was a graduate of Portland high school in 1967 she then married Herbert Howell on December 30, 1976 he passed away on March 26, 2018. Survivors Include: 1 brother: Mike McAfee – Portland 3 sons: Brad Stoner (wife LaCresha) – Bryant,… Connie E. Ho…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Tom Scott

    View Tom Scott Tom “Charles” Scott, age 85, a resident of Portland passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital, in Muncie.      Tom was born May 13, 1934 in Portland. Tom married his sweetheart Mary Coons and celebrated 64 years of marriage. He retired from Sheller Globe in Montpellier after 50 years.  He enjoyed retirement, fishing, working on bicycles, and tinkering with lawn mowers, camping at Paradise Pointe, riding around on his….

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Janet Penrod

    View Janet Penrod        Janet Penrod, age 78 a former Portland resident passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at The Woodlands in Muncie, Indiana.  She was a 1959 graduate of Elmhurst High School in Ft. Wayne.  She was a member of The Garden at Gesthsemane Church in Muncie.   She was a secretary for Lafayette Elementary School in Ft. Wayne.  She then moved to Portland in 1977 and was a school secretary for Judge Haynes Elementary from 1…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Jane Bailey

    View Jane Bailey Bailey, age 71 passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at her Noble Twp. home in Jay County.  She and her husband farmed in Noble Twp for many years.  She worked at CTS in Berne, and The Commercial Review in Portland.  She was a member of the Noble Busy Bees, and Council President of the Jay County Extension Homemakers Club.  She was a longtime member of the Jay County Conservation Club.      Jane was born September 29, 1947 in Portland, …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Dorothy Strohl

    View Dorothy Strohl      Dorothy L. Strohl, age 81 a resident of Portland passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Center.  She worked at CVS Drugstore and Family Dollar in Portland.  She was a member of the Portland Moose Auxiliary for many years.       Dorothy Strohl was born September 18, 1937 in Pike County, Kentucky the daughter of William and Verdie (Varney) Slater.  She was married on July 12, 1…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Eldon Stevens, Sr.

    View Eldon Stevens, Sr.      Eldon Stevens Sr., age 84 passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his home in Portland.  He retired from the Portland Forge after 35 years.  After retirement he was a school crossing guard for Jay School Corporation.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked part time for several years as an assistant for Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home.  He attended the Church of the Brethren in Portland.       E…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Judy Redwine

    View Judy Redwine Judy Redwine, age 73, a resident of rural Portland, passed away on Sunday August 25, 2019 at IU Health Jay Hospital in Portland.   Judy was born on December 20, 1945, in Portland, Indiana the daughter of Claude and Cleta (Caldwell) Rector. She worked for Createc in Portland, JRDS in Portland and the Jay County School Corporation. Judy was a member of Collett Church of the Nazarene and was a volunteer for over 20 years for the Jay County Special Olympics.    Ju…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    William Shrack, Sr.

    View William Shrack, Sr. William Shrack Sr., age 80, a resident of Pennville passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.       William was born on January 4, 1939 the son of Denzil and Lucille (Wise) Shrack. He was a veteran of the United States Army. William was married to Leah Schwartz and she preceded him in death.           Survivors Include:  2 sons- William “Bill” Shrack Jr. – Pennville,… …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Jessie Evans

    View Jessie Evans Jessie Paulette Evans, age 70, a resident of Portland, passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at her home. Paulette was born March 23, 1949 in Hartford City, Indiana the daughter of Paul and Jessie (Morris) Hodge. She retired in 2013 from EPC in Geneva, Indiana after 32 years of service. Paulette was a member of New Victory Life Assembly of God Church in Portland and Portland Moose Lodge. Survivors Include: 4 sons:  Tracy Arnold – Portland, Indiana    …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Dian Lee

    View Dian Lee                 Dian Anna Lee, age 82, a former resident of Portland, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in Russellville, Arkansas.                         Dian was born on October 7, 1936, in West Carthage, New York, the daughter of Thomas Frederick and Jane Rosa (Evans) Bruce.  She worked for Jay Garment in Portland, retiring in…                 Dian Anna Lee, age 82, a former resident of Portland, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 in Russellville,… View   Send Flowers

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Paul Bonifas

    View Paul Bonifas      Paul E. Bonifas, age 80 a Portland resident passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Centre.  He was a local bartender for many years.      Paul was born December 21, 1938 in Portland, Indiana the son of Eldon and Marian (Lee) Bonifas.  Survivors Include- Several Cousins- Jay Mark Lee, Dave Lee, Penny Lee, and Brenda Morgan, all of Portland, Indiana Graveside services will be held at a later …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Cynthia Reed

    View Cynthia Reed Cynthia (Ball) Reed, age 46, a resident of Dunkirk was called home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft.Wayne following an automobile accident.  Cynthia was welcomed home at the gates of heaven by her father, Charles Ball, Paternal Grandparents, Ola Ward and James Ball, Maternal Grandparents, Robert and Betty Denney and several Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.  They were all there to rejoice in Cynthia’s homecoming. …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Marie Flory

    View Marie Flory Marie O. Flory, age 97 a resident of Portland passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at her home.  She attended the Ft. Recovery Church of the Nazarene and retired from the Jay Garment Company in Portland.  After retirement she and her husband spent several years in Sebring, Florida. Marie Flory was born January 25, 1922 in Coldwater, Ohio the daughter of Robert and Flora Smith.  She was married in 1941 to Calvin Flory and he passed away in 2001. Survivors Include: …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Romanell Waldron

    View Romanell Waldron Romanell Waldron age 93 a resident of Twinsburg, Ohio passed away Friday, July 5, 2019 at Anna Maria of Aurora in Aurora, Ohio.  She was a former Jay County resident graduating from I. P. Gray High School in 1944.  She was a homemaker.      Romanell was born March 18, 1926 in Portland, Indiana the daughter of Herschel and Nilah (Hoppis) Cox.  She was married in 1944 to Bobbie Waldron. Survivors Include: Her beloved husband- Bobbie Waldr…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    James Pearson

    View James Pearson       James L. Pearson, age 61 a resident of rural Pennville passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  He was a member of Hopewell of Life Ministries in Greene Twp..  He worked at NAPA Auto Parts in Portland and Fuqua Chrysler in Dunkirk.  He loved his firearms and fishing, and enjoyed visiting area State Parks.      James Pearson was born July 15, 1957 in Hartford City, Indi…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Carol (Stouder) Miller

    View Carol (Stouder) Miller      Carol E. (Stouder) Miller, age 73 a former resident of Ridgeville passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Corvallis Manor in Corvallis, Oregon, she worked in several grocery stores in Oregon before retirement.       Carol was born October 12, 1945 in Portland, Indiana the daughter of Theodore and Sarah (Whitesell) Stouder. Survivors Include: 1 Son- Weldon Miller, Kansas City, Missouri 3 Daughters- Angie Fugate (husband-C…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Lucia Aguirre-Murillo

    View Lucia Aguirre-Murillo Lucia Marisol Aguirre-Murillo, de 22 años, residente de Larue, Ohio, falleció el miércoles 12 de junio de 2019 en Victory, Ohio, luego de un accidente automovilístico. Lucía nació el 28 de agosto de 1996 en Honduras, hija de Israel Aguirre y Lucila Murillo. Estaba casada con Jorge Orellana. Lucía trabajó para Trillium Farms en Victory, Ohio. Los sobrevivientes incluyen: Su esposo: Jorge Orellana – Victoria, Ohio 1 hija: Estefany… Lucia Marisol Aguirre-Murillo, de …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Hank Michael

    View Hank Michael      Hank Theodore Michael passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Parkview North Hospital in Fort Wayne.  He was born at 9:21 a.m. on Sunday and passed away at 11:05 p.m. the same day.       Hank was born the son of Tom and Tami (Link) Michael.       Survivors include his parents:       His parents:  Tom and Tami Michael – Bluffton,…     &…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Marilyn Greek

    View Marilyn Greek Marilyn S. Greek, age 76, a resident of Portland, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at I.U. Health Jay Hospital in Portland.               Marilyn was born on July 29, 1942 in Union City, Indiana the daughter of LeRoy and Mabel (Shreeve) Greek. She graduated from Union City High School and was a bookkeeper for Jay Garment in Portland for many years.   Survivors include: 1 aunt: June (Shreeve) Yost – Winch…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Travis Haffner

    View Travis Haffner      Travis Haffner, age 29, a resident of Portland, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at I.U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana.      Travis was born October 12, 1989 in Portland the son of Russell Haffner and Peggy (Byrley) Roush. He graduated from Jay County High School and was employed at Huntsman Power Washing.             Survivors…      Tr…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    John “Buttnz” Skeoch

    View John “Buttnz” Skeoch      John “Buttnz” Richard Skeoch, age 86, a resident of Dunkirk, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Faith Hospice in Byron Center, Michigan after a sudden illness.       John was born on December 6, 1932 in Harrison, Ohio the son of William and Goldie (Waller) Skeoch. He married Marlene Bradley on September 11, 1954.       John was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in Korea during the Korean Conflic…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Kenneth Bosworth

    View Kenneth Bosworth             Kenneth Glen Bosworth, age 96, a resident of rural Ridgeville in Jay County, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at his home.              Kenny was born on April 30, 1923, in Raleigh, North Dakota, the son of Glen and Elva Grace (Parr) Bosworth.  Kenny was married to Wilma Jean Ridgeway on March 7, 1948 and she passed away on October 13, 2002.  He later marrie…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Thomas Rose

    View Thomas Rose      Thomas Rose, age 82 a resident of Portland passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019 at IU Health Jay Hospital in Portland.  Thomas earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from University of Arizona-Tucson.  He was a teacher for several years at Amphitheater High School in Tucson, Arizona and worked at Jay Products in Portland.  He enjoyed trivia, playing the guitar and music.       Thomas Rose was born May 16, 1937 in Richmo…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Stephen Miller

    View Stephen Miller      Stephen Miller, age 69 a resident of rural Portland passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019 at his home.  Stephen was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. serving during Vietnam.       Stephen was born June 30, 1949 in Union City, Indiana the son of Paul Leon and Naomi (Smith) Miller.  His mother preceded him in death. Survivors Include: His father and step mother-  Leon and Betty Miller, Portland, Indiana 1 Brother- Glen …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Charley Rowles

    View Charley Rowles      Charley Rowles, age 79, a resident of rural Portland, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at his home in rural Portland.         Charley was born on September 14, 1939 in Jay County, the son of Russell and Bertha (Orr) Rowles.  He graduated from Poling High School in 1957.  Charley was a volunteer for the Pennville Fire Dept., served as Deputy Marshall of Pennville, worked at Edger Mertz and was co-owner of B…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Charlie Rowles

    View Charlie Rowles      Charlie Rowles, age 79, a resident of rural Portland, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at his home in rural Portland.         Charlie was born on September 14, 1939 in Jay County, the son of Russell and Bertha (Orr) Rowles.  He graduated from Poling High School in 1957.  Charlie was a volunteer for the Pennville Fire Dept., served as Deputy Marshall of Pennville, worked at Edger Mertz and was co-owner of B…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Gary Pusey

    View Gary Pusey     Gary L. Pusey, age 75 a resident of Portland passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  Gary was a 1961 graduate of Portland High School, and a veteran of the US Air Force.  He was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church and the Portland American Legion Post 211.  He was an agent with Prudential Insurance Company serving Jay and Randolph Counties.      Gary Pusey was born June 22, 1943 in …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Harold Ridgway

    View Harold Ridgway      Harold L. Ridgway, age 83 a resident of Portland passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  He owned and operated Ridgways Concrete in Portland for 25 years.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, the NRA, and Portland Moose Lodge.      Harold was born January 30, 1936 in Jay County, Indiana the son of William and Violet (Taylor) Ridgway.  He was married on April 19, 1958 to Phyllis “…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Velma Rook

    View Velma Rook      Velma Rook, age 91 a resident of Portland passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at Heritage Pointe of Warren in Warren, Indiana.  She was a member of the West Walnut St. Church of Christ and retired from Jay Garment in Portland after 25 years.  She was a member of the IU Health Jay Auxiliary, Portland Morning Optimist Club and a Girl Scout leader for many years.      Velma Rook was born April 3, 1928 in Wells County, Indiana th…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Agnes White

    View Agnes White Agnes L. White, age 93 a resident of Redkey passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Centre in Portland.       Agnes White was born November 22, 1925 in Owosso, Michigan the daughter of Glenn and Eva (Harness) Chittum.  Survivors Include: 2 Sons- Russell White (wife-Eunice), Portland, Indiana              Steve White (wife-Rebecca), Redkey, Indiana 5 Grandchil…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Marsha Pusey

    View Marsha Pusey Marsha I. Pusey, age 78 a resident of Portland passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Portland.  She was a 1958 graduate of Saratoga High School in Randolph County, Indiana.      Marsha Pusey was born August 6, 1940 in Saratoga, Indiana the daughter of Dick and Imogene (Bradley) Rheinhart.  She was married on February 22, 1992 to Gary Pusey. Su…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Emmett Walter, Jr.

    View Emmett Walter, Jr. Emmett Walter Jr. age 88 a resident of Muncie and a former Jay County resident passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 at the V.A. Hospital in Marion.  He retired from Teledyne Portland Forge and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean Conflict.      Emmett Walter was born June 24, 1930 in Portland, Indiana the son of Emmett and Irene (Bye) Walter Sr.  He was married on December 31, 1967 to Georgia Walker. Survivors include: His beloved wife…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Wilma Nadine Harleman

    View Wilma Nadine Harleman Wilma Nadine Harleman, age 88, a resident of Union City, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at American Heritage in Union City.              Nadine was born June 25, 1930, in Portland, Indiana, the daughter of Perry and Violet (Orinda) Bickel.  She retired from Sheller Globe Hardy Division in Union City in 1992 after 25 years of service.  She married Byron Harleman on December 30, 1989 and…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Thelma Phillips

    View Thelma Phillips Thelma M. Phillips, age 92 a former resident of Portland, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Goodyear, Arizona.       Thelma was born on Sept. 19. 1926, in Randolph County, Indiana, the daughter of Ray and Stella (Newton) Prescott.  She was a member of Collett Church of the Nazarene.  Thelma married Elvin Phillips, Sr. on August 15, 1947 and he passed away on November 15, 2012.       Survivors… Thelma …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Sherri Rogers

    View Sherri Rogers Sherri Rogers, age 52, a resident of rural Portland, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at IU Health Jay Hospital in Portland.              Sherri was born on March 29, 1967 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Clyde Hollingsworth and Wanda Mohler.  She married John Rogers on August 28, 2004.                Sherri worked for Stoneridge …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Diana Youngblood

    View Diana Youngblood Diana Youngblood, age 54 a resident of Portland passed away Sunday April 21, 2019 in Logansport, Indiana.      She was born November 8, 1964 in Portland the daughter of Huey “Shorty” Youngblood and Beatrice (Tomblison) Holiday. She worked at Stoneridge and Tyson foods in Portland. Survivors Include: 2 sons: Charles Youngblood – Logansport, Indiana              Brett Youngblood – Peru,… Dian…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    James Terrell

    View James Terrell      James Terrell, age 77, a resident of Portland, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at Persimmon Ridge in Portland.       James was a JRDS client who was loved by his housemates and JRDS employees.       James was born on September 20, 1941.       A service to celebrate James’s life will be held at a later date.  Burial will follow at Green Park Cemetery in Portland.   …

  • Pennville,  Portland

    Marjorie Saxman

    View Marjorie Saxman      Marjorie J. Saxman, age 89 a resident of Portland passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Indiana.  She worked at Jay Garment for several years and was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Portland.  She enjoyed going to area flea markets and garage sales.      Marjorie Saxman was born June 15, 1929 in Jay County, Indiana the daughter of Laurel and Inez (Caylor) Warnock.&nb…

  • Pennville,  Portland

    William “Bill” Myers

    View William “Bill” Myers William C. (Bill) Myers, age 77 a resident of Portland passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at IU Health Jay Hospital.  He worked at Anchor Hocking in Winchester, and retired from Portland Forge. He also worked for Burns Security at FCC, and Jay County Community Corrections.  He was a 1959 graduate of Portland High School and was active in the school band, He was a member of the Fairview United Methodist Church.  He loved his children, grandchildren and …