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    Carol Compton

    View Carol Compton Carol Sue Compton 84, formerly of rural Jonesboro and Tipton, died Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. She had been a resident of Century Villa in Greentown for the several years. Carol was born in Marion, Indiana on December 29, 1935, daughter of the late Paul and Dorothy Emma (Sheedy) Dye. She graduated from Fairmount High School in 1953. Carol married Philip G. Compton on March 18, 1956. Phil preceded her in death on August 13, 2014. Carol…

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    Kathleen Gulley

    View Kathleen Gulley Marion Kathleen Gulley, 87, passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 16, 1933, in Booneville, Kentucky, to the late Clifton and Elma Gentry (Cope). The family later moved to Indiana, and she attended Everton and Connersville High Schools. She worked at RCA/Thomson for over 30 years until she retired in the early ’90s. She attended Bethel Worship Center for many years. Kathleen married Marshall A. Reed and together they h…

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    Robert “Bob” Lynch

    View Robert “Bob” Lynch Jonesboro  Robert J. “Bob” Lynch, 81, of rural Jonesboro, died Friday evening, February 14, 2020, in his residence. He was born on January 1, 1939 in Blackford County, the son of the late Walter and Ruth (Weschke) Lynch.      Bob graduated from Jefferson Township High School in 1956. He later worked at RCA in Marion and went on to become a tool and die maker at Fisher Body, where he was employed for nearly 40 years, until his retirement in… &…

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    Margaret Craw

    View Margaret Craw Fairmount Margaret J. (Coolman) Craw, 98, of Fairmount, died on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at Colonial Oaks Healthcare Center, Marion, Indiana. Margaret was born in Washington Township (Grant County), Indiana, on May 18, 1921, daughter of the late Ernest and Winnie (Dillman) Coolman. She graduated from Marion High School in 1939 and Marion Business College. Margaret married Sanford D. Bunch on May 18, 1941, and from their marriage came four children, Sandra (Arnold) Rybo…

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    James Mitchener

    View James Mitchener Fairmount James L.”Jim” Mitchener, 84, of Fairmount, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 7, 2020. Jim was born in Fairmount, Indiana on June 10, 1935, son of the late L.William and Eula W. (Lewis) Mitchener. He graduated from Fairmount High School in 1954 and soon after married the love of his life, Rosemary S. Martin, on July 25, 1954. They were married 45 years before she preceded him in death on November 11, 1999. Jim retired from the Marion General Motors Pla…

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    Douglas Gibson

    View Douglas Gibson Upland Douglas D. Gibson, 57, died Thursday evening, February 6, 2020, in his residence. He was born in Marion on June 24, 1962, the son of the late Robert Dean and Betty May (Buteau) Gibson. Doug was a 1980 graduate of Eastbrook High School. He was formerly employed with Bahr Brothers, Marion, and was a past construction worker. Doug enjoyed playing guitar and spending time with his family, especially his dog and nieces and nephews. He also enjoyed plants and candles. Sur…

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    Edwin Meyer

    View Edwin Meyer Marion Edwin L. Meyer, 85, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020, in Marion, Indiana. He was born on November 16, 1934, in Marion, to the late Ernest and Ruth (Bloxon) Meyer. Edwin graduated from Marion High School in 1953. He was an Army Veteran. Edwin married the love of his life, Martha (Payne) Meyer in 1957, in Marion, she preceded him in death on March 20, 2017. He was a machinist in the tool and die department at Thomson (RCA) for 42 years until he retired in 1995. …

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    Clark Fields

    View Clark Fields Clark Fields, 86, died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at the home of his grandson in Fairmount. Clark was born on August 2, 1933 in Amburgy, Kentucky, son of the late John and Dorothy (Mullins) Fields. He married Janet Kirby on May 25, 1965. She preceded him in death on January 14, 2011. Clark was a truck driver for 60 years retiring in May 2010. He had worked for Pallet Builders and Wimmer’s in Fairmount, Miller Trucking, and MTS and BW in Michigan. Clark was happiest when he w…

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    Bernice Shields

    View Bernice Shields Gas City Bernice A. Shields (Wilds), 81, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in Gas City, Indiana. She was born on August 27, 1938, to the late David C. Wilds and Dorothy Lulabelle Griffin (Reese).  Bernice worked at RCA for several years, and then she was a press operator at General Tire where she retired in the ’80s. After retiring she moved to Florida and worked at Wal-Mart for a while. The past few years she alternated between living in Florida an…

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    Charlene Swaim

    View Charlene Swaim Charlene Swaim, 85, went to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, February 1, 2020. Charlene was born on October 25, 1934, to the late Trimble and Prudis Leslie, in Betsy Layne, Kentucky. On September 10, 1975, she married Howard Swaim, and he survives in Fairmount. Charlene enjoyed canning, cooking, gardening and admiring the beautiful flowers, watching and feeding the birds, and listening to old southern gospel music. She was a hard worker over the years, helping Ho…

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    James “Tommie” Brown, Sr.

    View James “Tommie” Brown, Sr. Matthews      James T. “Tommie” Brown, Sr., 86, of Matthews, died on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at Bridgewater Rehabilitation Centre, Hartford City. He was born in Morehead, Kentucky, on July 12, 1933, the son of the late Roy and Lena (Clifford) Brown.      Tommie attended school in Morehead, Kentucky and moved from there to Matthews in 1950. He married Elizabeth “Dollie” Hicks on December 10, 1951 in Muncie.   &n…

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    Kenneth Mullins

    View Kenneth Mullins Marion Kenneth L. Mullins, 66, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020, in Marion, Indiana. He was born on September 27, 1953, to the late Kenneth O. Mullins and Gladys (Sizemore) Mullins in Richmond, Indiana. Kenneth married Kathy A. (Spence) Mullins on October 31, 1977. He retired from being a Millwright at GenCorp in April 2000. Kenneth loved camping, fishing, barbecuing and grilling. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Kenneth was part of the McCulloch Lodge #73…

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    Barbara “Barb” Harpham

    View Barbara “Barb” Harpham Barbara “Barb” Jo Harpham (Lambert), 59, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020, in Marion, Indiana. She was born on January 2, 1961, in Anderson, Indiana, to the late Gerald and Marilyn (Brumfield) Lambert. Barb married Frederick “Fred” Harpham Jr. on June 11, 1979. She was a homemaker who loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, knitting, crocheting, camping, and shopping. She was a member of Bethel Worship Center, in… Ba…

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    Neal Yeater

    View Neal Yeater Neal Allen Yeater, 40, passed unexpectedly on Saturday morning, January 18, 2020, from medical complications. Neal was born in Marion, Indiana, on December 11, 1979, to Curt and Debbie (Reynolds) Yeater, both surviving in Fairmount. Neal graduated from Madison-Grant High School in 1998, where he participated in cross-country and golf. After graduation, Neal worked with some of his grandfather’s retired friends from Indiana Bell, which was a technology business that did phone/…

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    Richard Francis

    View Richard Francis Richard “Dick” L. Francis, 89, of Gas City, died Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Wesleyan Health Care.  Dick was born on October 18, 1930, in Bradford County, PA, to the late Lee Francis and Bessie Deal.  He graduated from Canandaigua High School in 1948, and joined the Navy in 1950.  He served our country for four years.  Dick was a welder and had worked for Westinghouse Electric, which later became ABB, in Muncie.  He was a member of Temple Cong…

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    Thomas Byrne

    View Thomas Byrne Thomas G. Byrne, 54, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System. Tom was born on January 28, 1965, in Charleroi, PA, to the late George and Betty Lou Byrne. He graduated from Meadville High School, class of 1984. He worked for the Navy for 23 years, retiring in 2009, and later worked for Steuben Waste Management. He was also a lifelong volunteer fireman with the Belle Vernon Fire Company. Tom enjoyed bowling and playing skee-bal…

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    Ronald Russell

    View Ronald Russell Fairmount Ronald “Ron” E. Russell, 80, of Fairmount, Indiana died Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Community Hospital in Anderson. Ron was born in Marion, Indiana on April 1, 1939, son of the late Daniel “Paul” and Anna Marie (Diehl) Russell. He graduated from Fairmount High School in 1957 and loved attending class reunions. Ron married Betty Kingsolver. She preceded him in death in December 2005. He married Dixie (Davis) Peters on May 26, 2001, at Fairmount Friends Church. …

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    Rebecca Simms

    View Rebecca Simms Rebecca Mae Simms, 61, passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Becky was born on May 5, 1958, to the late John and Selita Allen, in Ewing Kentucky. She attended Madison-Grant High School and then worked as a QMA in nursing homes and as a truck driver for a couple different companies, which she loved. Becky was a feisty lady who enjoyed speaking her mind. She liked to crochet and she loved her dog. She really loved to clear her head by driving around, with no particular de…

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    Della Sutherland Diller

    View Della Sutherland Diller Upland      Della Mae Diller, 88, of Upland, died on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.      Mrs. Diller was born on May 15, 1931 in Akron, Ohio, the youngest of four children born to Charles and Aedest Stroup.      Della made the decision to follow Christ in Akron, Ohio at Brown Street Christian & Missionary Alliance Church when she was 7 years old. The faith she chose as a child was her constant source of …

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    Dianna Kelley

    View Dianna Kelley Marion Dianna Sue (Hale) Kelley, 75, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, in Marion. She was born on July 25, 1944, in Kokomo, Indiana, to the late Edward and Doris (Scott) Hale. Years later they moved to the Jalapa area. Dianna graduated from Oak Hill High School, class of 1962. She was an honor student all throughout her school years. Her class voted her to most likely succeed in business. Dianna married Mike D. Kelley on September 23, 1965. A few years later, they we…

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    Terry Hill

    View Terry Hill Fairmount Terry L. Hill, 59, of Fairmount, died Saturday, January 4, 2020 at his home after battling COPD for many years. Terry was born in Anderson, Indiana on December 1, 1960, son of the late Robert J. Hill and Patsy Ruth (Crull) Hill. He was a member of the Madison-Grant Class of 1979 and served in the Army. Terry married Lisa L. Cutler on July 3, 2006. She preceded him in death on April 3, 2019. Terry had been a truck driver for Red Gold and loved NASCAR. Terry is su…

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    Arlie Cornwell

    View Arlie Cornwell Arlie C. Cornwell, 84, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020, in Marion, Indiana. He was born in Means County, Kentucky, on January 27, 1935, to the late Chester and Ruth (Cobb) Cornwell. Arlie married the love of his life, Juanita (Tackett) Cornwell, on February 4, 1953, in Kentucky. They were married for 66 years, together they built a great and loving life. He worked in the salvage repair department at General Motors for 38 years before retiring. Arlie was a member o…

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    Genevieve Brookshire

    View Genevieve Brookshire Jonesboro Genevieve “Genny” Brookshire age 98, often referred to as the “Egg Lady” of rural Jonesboro died Sunday January 5, 2020 at her home with her family at her side. Genny was born on April 10, 1921 in , daughter of the late Sherman and Alma (Fleener) Hipes. She graduated from Fairmount High School in 1940 and attended Wayne University in Ft. Wayne. Genny married Loren N. Brookshire on July 17, 1944. They were one month shy of 67 years of marriage when Lore…