• Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Allan Close

    View Allan Close Spencer Chapel Allan Lee Close Sr., age 60, of Poland, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at I U Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Bloomington on December 13, 1959, the son of  Fred & Barbara (McMillan) Close. Allan was a graduated of Edgewood High School in Ellettsville.  He retired from Owen Valley High School in 2018 where he worked as a custodian.   Allan enjoyed gardening, watching birds, taking care of his grandchildren. He is survived…

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    Cathy Utterback

    View Cathy Utterback Spencer Chapel ***NOTICE*** Mrs. Utterback’s funeral service will be webcast at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, March 28, 2020.  Please call our office (812) 829-2791 to leave a condolence or leave an online condolence in order to send a “Hug from Home”  and your message will be tied to a balloon for the family.. Cathy Jo Utterback, age 62, of Patricksburg, passed away peacefully at 4:20 P.M. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Bloomington o…

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    Rita Kester

    View Rita Kester Linton Chapel ***NOTICE*** Mrs. Kester’s funeral service will be webcast at 12 Noon Monday, March 30, 2020. It can be watched by scrolling down to the bottom of the obituary page.  Please call our office (812) 847-2986 to leave a condolence or leave an online condolence in order to send a “Hug from Home”  and your message will be tied to a balloon for the family. Rita Jane Kester, age 95, of Jasonville, passed away peacefully at 12:20 am on Thursday, …

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    Lucile Anthony

    View Lucile Anthony Spencer Chapel Lucile “Lucy” Marguerite Anthony, 65, of Spencer, formerly of Middletown, died on Monday, March 23, 2020 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital in Indiana.  She was born in Dayton, Ohio on July 30, 1954 to parents Roscoe Vern Anthony Sr. & Betty (Harris) Anthony Mock.  Lucy was born and raised in Middletown until moving to Keokuk, Iowa, where she lived for almost 21 years, before moving to Indiana. Lucy is survived by her daughter, Candy (…

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    Ernest Leitch

    View Ernest Leitch Spencer Chapel Ernest Ray Leitch, 72, of Poland, passed away peacefully, at his residence on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.  Ernie was born in Kendallville, Indiana on December 6, 1947, to Brian Winslow Leitch and Lilian (Ott) Leitch.  Ernie served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict.  Ernie retired as a correctional officer from Putnamville Correctional Facility.  He married the love of his life, Gwyndalin Joy (Rhoads) Le…

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    Lisa Deckard

    View Lisa Deckard Spencer Chapel Lisa Ann (Bixler) Deckard, 56, of Spencer passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital. She was born on December 31, 1963 in Bloomington, IN to Eugene and Juanita (Hicks) Bixler. Lisa graduated from Owen Valley High School. She worked for General Electric and was a volunteer at WildCare Inc in Bloomington. Lisa attended the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed gardening and animals. Lisa was a loving wife, mother…

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    James Beatty

    View James Beatty Spencer Chapel ****NOTICE**** Due to current regulation by the State of Indiana, Mr. Beatty’s visitation and service must be under 50 participants in the funeral home at one time.  We apologize for any inconvenience and ask you to call the funeral home with concerns or questions.     James Warren Beatty, 78, of Freedom passed away a little after noon at his home on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. James was born in Owen County, Indiana on March 30, 1941 to Kerm…

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    Beverly Johnson

    View Beverly Johnson Spencer Chapel Beverly Amy Johnson, 87, of Franklin, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at the Franklin Meadows nursing home.  Beverly was born in Sanford, Maine, on October 27, 1932 to Willy George Johnson and Mary (Tabor) Johnson.  She graduated from high school in Sanford, Maine and served her country proudly as a Medic in the United States Navy.  Beverly retired from Blue Cross Blue Shield as an insurance agent and was a long time member …

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Ernestene “GG” Newsom

    View Ernestene “GG” Newsom Worthington Chapel It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ernestene “GG” Newsom, mother, grandmother and dedicated friend to so many on Tuesday, March 10th, 2020. Her 95 years were the definition of a life well lived in devotion to her family, friends and God and she will be deeply missed. Born in Bloomfield, Indiana August 3rd, 1924 to parents Thurman Allen and Edna Mae McIntosh, GG and her five siblings, spent much of her childhood confronting th…

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    Justin Stahl

    View Justin Stahl Spencer Chapel Justin E. Stahl, 58, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at the I.U. Health Indianapolis Hospital on March 14, 2020.  Justin was born in Paso Roules, California on September 20, 1961 to John Edward Stahl and Chris (Tucker) Stahl.  Justin was a 1979 graduate of Owen Valley High School and worked as a Pipe Fitter/Welder for several years.  Justin is survived by his mother, Chris Stahl-Blair and husband Charlie, sons, Josh Stahl, Levi Stahl, nine gr…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Helen Monforte

    View Helen Monforte Spencer Chapel Helen Monforte, 83, of Spencer, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 12, 2020. She was born on September 10, 1936 in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky to William and Ida (Turner) Hood. Helen received her GED from Lebanon High School. She worked for several years as a CNA in Florida and Indianapolis. Helen was very mischievous and was always playing jokes on her family. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, dancing and fishing. Helen was a loving mother, sister, and grandm…

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    Phyllis McNeil

    View Phyllis McNeil Spencer Chapel Phyllis J. McNeil, 88, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at Aperion Care Facility in Spencer on Friday, March 13, 2020.  Phyllis was born in Anderson, Indiana on November 12, 1931 to Lloyd Boicourt and Marie (Gudgel) Boicourt.  Phyllis was a hostess at Perkins Pancake House, worked at the Pendleton School Cafeteria, and at the Liberty Christian School.  Phyllis married the love of her life, James E. McNeil on May 1, 1948 and together they rai…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    John Wardlaw, Sr.

    View John Wardlaw, Sr. Spencer Chapel John Campbell Wardlaw, Sr., 85, of Spencer, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2020 at the I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.  John was born on March 30, 1934 in Terre Haute, to John C. Wardlaw and Marchess Edith (Stephens) Wardlaw.  John was an Eagle Scout and graduated from Shortridge High School in Indianapolis.  John received his Masters Degree from Indiana University and graduated from Purdue University where he belonged to the fratern…

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    Robert “Bob” Purcell

    View Robert “Bob” Purcell Linton Chapel Robert “Bob” E. Purcell, age 91, of Bloomfield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Stonecroft Health Campus. He was born in Owen County, IN on June 26, 1928, the son of Jerome Purcell & Rebecca (Ooley) Purcell. He married Norma McDaniel on March 25, 1949 and they enjoyed almost 71 years of marriage together. He worked at Diamond Chain Co. in Indianapolis for 32 years where he served as a Foreman. After retirement he worked for Wo…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Kanan Burks

    View Kanan Burks Spencer Chapel Kanan LeeRain Burks, was born into the arms of the Angels at 1:51 AM, on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at Indiana University Methodist Hospital. He was the son of Lucas Sutton Burks and Morgan Rain Williams Webb.  He is a very loved little boy and will be missed terribly by his family. Kanan is survived by his parents, maternal grandparents, Natalie L. Webb and Donald E. Williams, paternal grandparents, Margaret Sutton and Stephanie Burks, maternal great-grandpar…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Roy Sherrow

    View Roy Sherrow Worthington Chapel Roy Delbert “Deb” Sherrow, 79, of Worthington, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the Owen Valley Health Care Facility in Spencer, Indiana.  Deb was born in Worthington, on July 12, 1940, to Delbert Sherrow and Mable Ruth (Wakefield) Sherrow.  He graduated from Worthington High School.  Deb retired from G.E. in Bloomington and was a certified welder.  He is now reunited with his love, Yvonne …

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    Billy Carpenter

    View Billy Carpenter Worthington Chapel Billy Dale Carpenter, age 68, of Bloomfield, passed away peacefully at 6:13 pm on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at I U Health, Bloomington. He was born in Linton, IN on September 11, 1951, the son of Dale & Gloria (Hamner) Carpenter. He was a graduate of Linton-Stockton High School. He graduated from Franklin College where he played basketball on scholarship and earned his Bachelor degree in Education while there. He was named “Mr. Basketball of Greene Cou…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    James “Jim” Calvert

    View James “Jim” Calvert Worthington Chapel James “Jim” Calvert, age 79, of Worthington, passed away at 10:45 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital, following a brief illness.  He was born in Linton on February 21, 1941, the son of George “Pete” & Rosalind (George) Calvert.  Jim was a 1959 graduate of Worthington High School.  He worked as a self-employed electrician in Greene and Monroe County.  He later worked as a building inspector Monroe…

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    Wynn Adams

    View Wynn Adams Linton Chapel Wynn J. Adams, age 87, of Linton, passed away peacefully at 9:15 P.M. on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Glenburn Home in Linton. She was born in Tuscon, AZ on July 11, 1932, the daughter John F. & Arie M. (Hubbard) Anderson. She was a 1950 graduate of Oolitic High School, and was employed as a medical secretary at the IU Student Union Health Center.  She married Kenneth Adams on April 14, 1952.  They owned and operated Adams Masonry Contracting in Bedfor…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Reva Gatz

    View Reva Gatz Linton Chapel Reva Kay Gatz, age 65, of Linton, passed away at 2:45 A.M. on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Sullivan on April 30, 1954, the daughter of  Lee & Mearl (Keller) McCammon. Reva was a 1972 graduate of Dugger Union High School. She worked at General Electric, Pope Brothers Hardware and Lumberyard, and currently worked at Greene County General Hospital, all in Linton.  Reva loved gardening, woodworking, and reading.   She …

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Nicholas “Nick” Carver

    View Nicholas “Nick” Carver Spencer Chapel Nicholas “Nick” J. Carver, 40, of Spencer, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 in Plainfield, Indiana.  Nick was born in Beech Grove, Indiana on May 6, 1979 to Donald R. Carver and Janet C. (Gulley) Carver.  Nick was a 1998 graduate of Owen Valley High School.  He loved his children and family more than anything and enjoyed golfing and coaching.  Nick coached in the Beverly Bandits travel softball organization, had coached for Ow…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Barbara McCullough

    View Barbara McCullough Spencer Chapel Barbara J. McCullough, 86, of Spencer, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Richland Bean Blossom Nursing Home in Ellettsville.  Barbara was born in Spencer on February 8, 1934 to James William Hendricks and Eva Marie(Kantrell) Hendricks.  Barb was a member of the Spencer Methodist Church.  Barb often cooked meals on Sunday’s and took food to seniors, especially during the holidays.  She loved working with flowers, doing yardwo…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Sharon Parks

    View Sharon Parks Spencer Chapel Sharon Lee (Woodruff) Parks, 80, of Spencer, passed away at her residence, surrounded by her family, on Friday, February 28, 2020.  Sharon was born in Lebanon, Indiana on November 17, 1939 to Bennie Woodruff and Ruth Joan (Northern) Woodruff.  Sharon was a 1958 graduate of Spencer High School.  Sharon retired as a hairdresser and as the secretary of Economic Development and the Owen County Chamber of Commerce.   She was a longtime member of…

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    Julie Tryon

    View Julie Tryon Linton Chapel Julie Ann Tryon, age 70, of Linton, passed away at 5:45 pm on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at her residence.  She was born in Linton on December 7, 1949, the daughter of Max & Eula (Greenwood) Tryon.   She worked several places during her life, including Jawn’s Restaurant in Linton, Walmart in Sullivan and Linton, North American Latex in Sullivan, and Columbia House in Terre Haute.   She was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, and…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Charlotte Claeys

    View Charlotte Claeys Spencer Chapel Charlotte Ann Claeys (nee Sargent), Age 76 of Ann Arbor, MI passed away on February 21, 2020, from Alzheimer’s disease. She died at home attended by her family. Charlotte is survived by her husband of forty-two years Gilbert Claeys as well as her daughters Alisa (Scott) Claeys and Gina Claeys. Charlotte is also survived by her siblings John (Jenny) Sargent and Tony (Tonia) Sargent. She is preceded in death by her parents Donald and Virginia Sargent. Charlo…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Robert “Bobby” Browning

    View Robert “Bobby” Browning Spencer Chapel Robert “Bobby” E. Browning, 39, of Spencer, passed away at his residence on Monday, February 24, 2020.  Bobby was born in Bloomington, Indiana on August 12, 1980 to Ivan Leslie Browning and Janet E. (Wills) Browning.  Bobby was a 1998 graduate of Owen Valley High School.  He enjoyed drawing art work and spending time with his family. Bobby is survived by his mother, siblings, Ivan and wife Ellen Browning of West Virginia, Nancy and hu…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Patricia Noel

    View Patricia Noel Spencer Chapel Patricia Ann (Litten) Noel, 90, of Spencer, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Monday, February 24, 2020.  Patty was born in Bloomington, Indiana on August 22, 1929 to Emery Litten and Bertha (Oliphant) Litten.  Patty attended Stinesville School.  She and her husband, Elmo owned and operated Melick Florist for many years.  Patty was a past member of the Delta Theta Tau Sorority and a member of the Spencer Christian…

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    Dr. Frederick Ridge, Jr., MD

    View Dr. Frederick Ridge, Jr., MD Linton Chapel Frederick Ray Ridge, Jr., MD, age 71, passed away, surrounded by family, on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton, Indiana following an 11-month battle against Cholangiocarcinoma.  He was born January 23, 1949 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan to the late Frederick Ray Ridge, Sr. and Helen Mae Tower Ridge.   Dr. Ridge grew up in Leavenworth, Indiana where he worked along side numerous cousins for h…

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    Dwight Hauser

    View Dwight Hauser Worthington Chapel Dwight L. Hauser, age 94, of Coal City, Indiana in Owen County passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at Meadowood Health Pavilion in Bloomington. He was born in Coal City on March 7, 1925, son of the late Selma Dayhuff Hauser and William Henry Harrison Hauser.  Dwight served as a Chief Petty Officer in United States Navy for 20 years as an aircraft mechanic. After he retired from the Navy he went on to continue to travel the world and…

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    Darlene Walters

    View Darlene Walters Worthington Chapel Darlene Walters, 80, of Worthington, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Glenburn Nursing Home in Linton. Darlene was born in Flat Rock, Illinois, on January 9, 1940 to Noel Parker and Mildred (Ford) Parker.  Darlene graduated from Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. She retired from the Diamond Chain Company in Indianapolis and served as the Vice President of the United Steel Workers Local Union.  Darlene is survived by her husband…

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    Dorothy Lawson

    View Dorothy Lawson Linton Chapel Dorothy F. Lawson, age 67, of Linton, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020, at Oak Village Nursing Home in Oaktown. Arrangements are pending at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton and will be posted when available. Online condolences may be shared with Dorothy’s family at www.welchcornett.com. Dorothy F. Lawson, age 67, of Linton, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020, at Oak Village Nursing Home in Oaktown. Arrangements are pending at Welch &am…

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    Dr. Frederick Ridge, Jr.

    View Dr. Frederick Ridge, Jr. Linton Chapel Dr. Frederick R. Ridge, Jr., age 71, of Linton, passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020, at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Visitation will be held at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton on Friday, February 28, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. A second visitation will be held at Linton First United Methodist Church on Sunday, March 1, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 3:00 p.m.  Burial will follow …

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    Kenneth Souders

    View Kenneth Souders Linton Chapel Kenneth Souders, age 79, of Linton, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Freelandville Nursing Home.  He was born in Odon on December 11, 1940, the son of Loris E. & Pearl (Franklin) Souders. Kenny worked as a lineman for many years through local union #1395 in Indianapolis. He is survived by his son, Kenneth E. Souders of Linton, Kimberly Wiesmann of Linton, a sister, Brenda Scott of Linton, grandchildren, Kenneth Dalton Souders, Brooklyn …

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    Violet Adkins

    View Violet Adkins Spencer Chapel Violet Mae (Stone) Adkins, 83, of Spencer passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospice House. She was born on September 9, 1936 in Monroe County to Glover and Lena (Neill) Stone. Violet was a graduate of Ellettsville High School. She married Charles Edward Adkins on June 25, 1954 in Owen County. Violet was a homemaker who loved taking care of her family and was a member of the Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church…

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    Gregory Joe Pitcher

    View Gregory Joe Pitcher Linton Chapel Gregory “Joe” Pitcher, age 59, of Shelburn, passed away peacefully at 11:27 A.M. on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born in Sullivan on August 16, 1960, the son of Glenn & Herma (Spoonmore) Pitcher. Joe worked at Wright’s Salvage in Paxton before his work as a heavy equipment mechanic in Georgia until his retirement.  He enjoyed cutting firewood, watching western movies, hunting, and fishing. Joe is sur…

  • Linton,  Spencer,  Worthington

    Rosemary Kirkpatrick-Reynolds

    View Rosemary Kirkpatrick-Reynolds Worthington Chapel Rosemary (Sprinkles) Kirkpatrick-Reynolds, age 87, of Worthington, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 17, 2020 at the Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Rosemary was born in Indianapolis on November 30, 1932, the daughter of Zack and Chlorina Marie (Belt) Sprinkles.  Rosemary retired from Keller Chair Factory in Linton and was a member of the Switz City Full Gospel Church.  She enjoyed many things, but most of all, spending t…