• Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Bobby Jack Dowell

    Bobby Jack Dowell 88, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on November 30, 2019 in Lebanon, IN.  Bobby was born on September 28, 1931 in Clinton, TN to the late Oscar and Nella Dowell.  He was a Marine Corps Veteran.  He was retired foreman for GM and had also worked for H&R Block.  He was a member of Mars View Christian Church and the Rolling Wheels Camping Club.  He was preceded in death by his wives, Dorothy Dowell and Elizabeth Dowell; parents, Oscar and Nella Dowell; siblings, Roy Gene Dowell, Bill Dowell, Linda Dowell and Mary Collins.  He is survived by his daughters, Debra (Alan) Farris, Beverly (Mike) Sturm, Denise Kuhlenschmidt,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Patricia Lynne White

    Patricia Lynne White, born April 11, 1973, passed away on November 30, 2019. She was survived by her daughter, Virginie Patricia-Lynne Harris; parents, Jerry and Martha (McCammon) White; brother Marty White (Melissa); nephews Dustin White (Heather), Andrew Labanauskas (Kiersten), and Nathaniel White; great-nephew Caenan Labanauskas; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Patti deeply loved her family. She was so proud of her daughter, Virginie. Ginni was her crowning achievement. She loved her fur baby, Ozzie, as he was her constant companion. She loved watching football, especially the Colts and Packers, watching Nascar until Dale, Jr retired, enjoyed music and was a huge Kiss fan, and enjoyed spending time with family at…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Tyrone D’Juan Evans

    Tyrone D’Juan Evans was born to Ronical Harris and Charles Evans on February 21, 1981, in Gary Indiana. He took his eternal rest on November 24, 2019. Tyrone was baptized at the young age of 7 months at Holy Rosary Church in Gary, IN. He was proceeded in death by his great-grandmother Artella Harris, grandmothers Mildred Harris and Annie Jewel Evans. Tyrone attended Theodore Roosevelt High School in Gary, IN. Tyrone had a genuine love and passion for basketball. He enjoyed playing baseball, pool, chess, and his daddy/daughter dates with his only child, Aiyana. Most of all, he loved his family and family times. Ty, as he was called by…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Barbara Jean Kline

    Heaven can be thankful Thursday night as they received another angel. Barbara Jean Kline transcended from a full life into the great beyond this Thanksgiving evening. Barbara or Barb as she was often called was the child of Harold and Lucille Mains.  Her only surviving sibling is Linda Lea Corn (Charles). In 1950, she met her soulmate Harry William Kline. In 1951, they confirmed their love with marriage. They were blessed with three daughters, Barbara Ann Faryna (Taras), the late Deborah Kay Phillips (and her husband John), and Sherry Lea French (the late Charles). The trio of daughters would create 7 grandchildren that brought to being 13 great-grandchildren. Barb’s family…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Harold Gray Simmons

    Harold Gray Simmons, 77, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away November 28, 2019. He was born in Kure, North Carolina to the late Archie and Isla Simmons. As a family, they moved to Indiana when Harold was five years old, but he always held a special place in his heart for the Carolina’s. After high school, Harold went on to college at Purdue where he studied computer engineering. He later worked as a Trucker for Carquest. Harold married the love of his life, the late Margaret June, and together they raised their two sons in the Indianapolis area. He loved to spend his days off at the shooting range, but spent…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    May Bell Wise-Harley

    Obituary May Bell Wise-Harley daughter of Levi Wise and Alice Johnson was born March 24, 1943 in Slaughter, Mississippi, she was the youngest of seven children, her family soon moved to Itta Bena, Mississippi where she received her education. May Bell gave her life to Christ at an early age and she was baptized at Jones Chapel Baptist Church. She later became a member of Sacred Ground Worship Center. May Bell moved to Indianapolis in 1973 where she worked as a housekeeper for more than 40 years. She met and married Tyrone Harley, they were joined together for more than ten years. May Bell loved listening to gospel music, watching…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Judith Ann Brown Nieman

    Judith Ann Brown Nieman, 80, of Greenwood passed away November 26, 2019. She was born June 3, 1939 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Floyd and Leota Maude (Hardin) Brown. She attended Arsenal Tech High School. After college, she went on to work for GM where she worked as a secretary until the birth of her daughter Marianne. She married Robert Allen Nieman in 1963, and Marianne was born to them in 1979. After her daughter was born, she left the workforce to care for her daughter, as well as her mother whom she cared for until she passed after a long battle with Alzheimers. She even helped build their…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Betty Lou (Bratton) Gann

    Betty Lou (Bratton) Gann, age 79, passed away on November 25, 2019 in Avon, Indiana.   Betty was born on March 19, 1940 to the late Harold David Bratton Sr. and the late Virginia Frances (Hunt) Bratton in Bowling Green, Kentucky.   Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband, the late Charles Gann Sr. and her dear son Charles Gann Jr, as well as her late brother Bill E. Bratton. Left to cherish her memory is Betty’s son, Richard Keith Gann (Denise Renee); her brothers, Harold Bratton Jr. and David Bratton; grandchildren, Laura Casteel (Morgan), Richard Keith Gann II (Hope), Sarah Renee Gann, Hannah Sophia Gann; and Betty’s…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Kathy L. Blizzard

    Kathy (Herschell) Blizzard, 61, of Alexandria, Indiana, passed away Monday November, 25th. Kathy grew up in Indianapolis, attending Indianapolis schools and Grace united Methodist Church in Cumberland. Survivors include: Longtime companion, Steve Beard; two children David and Christy Blizzard; brothers Michael and Scott Herschell; and sister Kimberly Foster; as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Kathy is preceded in death by her grandparents, her parents, Madelyn and Chuck Herschell, and two brothers, Steven and David Herschell. The post Kathy L. Blizzard appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Marchetta “Nan” Violet Burcham

    Marchetta “Nan” Violet Burcham Marchetta Violet (Mann) Burcham 93 of Greenfield, Indiana passed away peacefully on November 24, 2019 surrounded by loving members of her family.  Marcy was born on May 30, 1926 in Johnson County, Indiana to parents William Mann and Flora (Richards) Mann Carder.  Over the course of her lifetime Marcy overcame many obstacles including Rheumatic Fever. Marcy started working in a restaurant at the young age of 14 during the great depression, Marcy was a hard worker who learned to make the best of hard times.  She also worked at Woolworth and a few other jobs but the job she was most proud of was that of…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Phyllis Ann “Sis” Wing

    Phyllis Ann “Sis” Wing, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at the age of 76. She was born in Indianapolis on August 30, 1943 to Walter and Hattie (Meadows) Wing. Phyllis had a very happy disposition and could always make those around her smile with her laugh. She enjoyed listening to Country music, but her favorite song of all time was Peter Cottontail; she would get so excited to sing along and do the bunny hop with her hands! She always enjoyed going out to go shopping, and when she was not doing that, she watched game shows and Hee-Haw or played card games. Easter was…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Debra Ann Harker

    1956-2019 Debra Ann (Thornton) Harker, 63, of Fishers, passed away on November 24, 2019. Debra attended and graduated from Hamilton Southeastern High School in 1974. She is retired from the State of Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles and a former employee of Tom O’Brien Chrysler dealership formerly on Keystone Avenue. She was a member of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church and the Earnest Circle of the International Order of Kings Daughters and Sons, which is a service organization for which she had served as State Historian and State Treasure. Debra was preceded in death by her parents, William and Dorothy Thornton; and her father in law and mother in law, Kenneth and…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Joseph Earl Miles

    Joseph Earl Miles, age 77 of Indianapolis, IN born on September 22, 1942 passed away November 22, 2019. Joe graduated from George Washington High School class of 1960. Joe was employed for 35 years by General Motors – Truck & Bus Company of Indianapolis. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday Nov 27, 2019 at Flanner Buchanan-Speedway at Noon with calling from 10 am to service time. Burial will be in Lincoln Memory Gardens Whitestown, IN Memorial contributions can be given to either the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Susan G Komen Cancer Foundation. Online condolences may be shared at www.flannerbuchanan.com The post Joseph Earl Miles appeared first on Flanner…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Herchel Kay McKamey

    Herchel Kay McKamey, 82, died Thursday, November 21, 2019, in Phoenix, AZ following a brief illness. He leaves his devoted wife of 62 years, Alice Diane (Johnson) McKamey; his son, Kevin McKamey and wife Darla (Phoenix, AZ); his daughter, Dawn (McKamey) Gentry and husband Harold (Omaha, NE); his son, Darrin McKamey and wife Allison (Lawrenceburg, TN); 1 sister, Delores Barr (Birmingham, AL); 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and many other extended family members and friends. Mr McKamey was born and raised in Cloverdale, Indiana, the son of Ira and Anita (Herrington) McKamey, Herchel developed a strong work ethic on the family farm. He went on to graduate from Cloverdale High School…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Martha “Marty” Aulby

    Martha “Marty” Aulby Indianapolis – 90, passed away November 24, 2019. She was born on June 18, 1929 in Indianapolis, Indiana. A visitation will be held on Monday, December 2, from 11am-12pm at Flanner Buchanan – Washington Park East. There will be a service to follow at 12pm, also at the funeral home. The post Martha “Marty” Aulby appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Anna Elberta Demott Evans

    Anna Elberta Demott Evans, 101, died peacefully at her home in Robin Run Village, Indianapolis, Indiana, Wednesday, November 20, 2019. She was born December 12, 1917, near Mound City, Kansas, daughter of Joseph Daniel and Ruth Sawyer Demott. The eldest of five children, she attended a one room schoolhouse where she was one of thirteen students in grades one through eight. The family moved to Blue Mound, Kansas, when they lost the farm in the dustbowl. After high school she was appointed Assistant Postmaster. At a Christian Endeavor summer camp she met and fell in love with a young pastor, Clyde Evans, who she married and followed on his various…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Vivian Ann Thompson

    Vivian Ann Thompson 66, formerly of Cookeville, TN, passed away on November 22, 2019 in Mooresville, IN.  Vivian was born on June 18, 1953 in Oak Ridge, TN to the late Jim and Letty Thompson.  She retired form Fleetgaurd/Cummins after 33 years there.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Cookeville, TN.  She is survived by a host of cousins, family and friends who loved her very much.  She will be greatly missed.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 26, 2019 form 4 to 8 pm at Flanner Buchanan-Decatur Township.  Services will be Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 11 am at Flanner Buchanan-Decatur Township.  Burial will be at West…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Sharon Mae O’Conner Ward

    Sharon Mae O’Conner Ward 73, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 22, 2019.  She was born on August 8, 1946 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Floyd and Thelma O’Conner.  She was a graduate of Ben Davis High School.  She was retired from Western Electric and Wolfe-Swickard Machine Shop.  She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Donald and Roy O’Conner.  She is survived by her children, Joyce Kendall, Janice (Tony Kline) Ashby, Michael (Janet) Ashby and Dina Thomas; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; siblings, James (Carolyn) O’Conner, David (Penny) O’Conner and Kathy Haught; sisters-in-law, Judy and Joan O’Conner.  A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 27,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Richard Earl Roettger

    Richard Earl Roettger, 87, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The son of the late Philip and Ruth (Sheetz) Roettger, he moved as a child from Evansville, Indiana, to Indianapolis, where he attended Schools 41, 80, and Broad Ripple High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati. Richard began his career as an architect at Wright, Porteous & Lowe where he was named partner, and later at Odle, McGuire and Shook. Projects included the City County Building, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the redesign of the exterior curtain walls of the Pyramids and the Conference Center at Waycross Episcopal Camp. In retirement,…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Brittan Allyson Gurley

    On November 21, 2019, Brittan Allyson Gurley, loving wife, mother, daughter, and sister, passed away at age 33 while surrounded by her family. She was born on March 8, 1986 in Detroit, Michigan to Kevin Bradburn and Denise Cutler. Brittan was a witty and unshakable person who loved with her entire being. Her laugh and smile captured every person in the room and she was someone you always rooted for. She had an innate ability to create, whether it was through crafts or baking. She showed up when you needed her and never deterred from what she believed in. As they say, she was small but mighty, and her best…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Brenda L Wessel

    Brenda L. Wessel 60, of Indianapolis, passed away on November 19, 2019.  Brenda was the daughter of J. Lloyd and Beverly Shores.  She worked several years at the City County Processing Department, also owned Shores Realty.  Brenda is survived by her mother, Beverly Shores; son, Jacob Wessel; daughter, Brittney Dowdy; grandchildren, Faith, Christian and Noah Wessel, Carson and Lilliam Dowdy; son-in-law, Justin Dowdy; several nieces and nephews and long-time companion, William Gibson.  She was preceded in death by her father, J. Lloyd Shores. The post Brenda L Wessel appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Sherri Jo Taylor

    Sherri Jo Taylor, 50, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away November 20, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born June 30, 1969 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Ronald Keith and Barbara Lawrence; she was the youngest of four children. Sherri is a 1987 Decatur Central graduate. She worked 10 years in Accounts Payable for a local insurance company. She met the love of her life, Kevin Taylor, during high school but the pair didn’t reconnect until many years later while both were waiting at the BMV. They were married 9 years later and recently shared their 10th anniversary. The spent a total of 19 beautiful years together and remain deeply…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Thelma May Arvin

    Thelma May Arvin, 84, of Indianapolis, passed away November 20, 2019. She was born August 14, 1935, in Brown County, Indiana, to Ray Allen Porter and Mary Cordelia Derringer Porter. Thelma is survived by daughters Sheila Arvin and Sheryl Sharpe (husband, Daniel); son Bud Arvin (wife, Cindy); grandsons Benjamin Sharpe (wife, Ashlen) and Ethan Sharpe; granddaughter Lily Arvin; sisters Lois Sanders (husband, Marlow) and Audrey Beasley (husband, Harold); as well as many nieces and nephews. Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years Gene Ottis Arvin; brothers Leo Porter, Allen Porter, and Jimmy Porter; sisters-in-law Doris Porter and Barbara Porter; as well as nephews Brent…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Reva Lee Hayes

    Reva Lee Hayes of Colorado Springs, CO (formerly of Indianapolis) died on November 17, 2019 at the age of 80, in Colorado Springs, CO. Reva Hayes’ mission & passion was to serve. Her first job was the love of her family, while always there for her friends and her fellow man. She nurtured & loved five children to become responsible adults, while volunteering & working for 20+ years in the vitamin industry.  She gained much fulfillment & joy in helping her patrons find ways to peace & gain relief from all types of aliments.  In addition, she was very passionate about gardening, utilizing her green thumb to turn her backyard…

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Nancy J Traylor

    Nancy J. Traylor 72, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on November 19, 2019.  She was born on December 18, 1946 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Herbert and Ruth Gray.  Nancy was retired from Kraft Foods.  She is survived by her husband, Milfred “Lenny” Traylor; children, James (Nancy) Traylor and Corrinna (Dale) Miller; grandchildren, Audrey, Shelby, Maxwell, Isaac, Logan and Joseph; nephew, John Brooks and great-nephews, J.R. and Trevor Brooks.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Little Red Door.  Services will be private.   The post Nancy J Traylor appeared first on Flanner Buchanan.

  • Carmel,  Indianapolis,  Westfield,  Zionsville

    Bonnie Jo Norris

    Sunrise February 11, 1950 Sunset November 14, 2019   Bonnie lived a life full of love caring for her family and others.  She was the daughter of Thomas and Mary Ramsden, and the sister to Linda Schneider, Diane Coleman and Cheryl Zelechowski.  She started her nursing career by serving in the Army at Walter Reed Hospital.  It was there she met Daniel Norris and was married a short time after.  She has two amazing children, Amber Jones and Benjamin Norris.  She was an incredible Grandmother to Dawson, Addison, Bailey and Macey Jones, Quinn, Tyler and Savannah Norris and a great grandmother to Havyn Amber Lou Jones. Bonnie was a member of The Caring Place…