Brown County native Myrl S. Bock Kleinschmidt died Saturday, March 4, 2000, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. A resident of that city, she was 90.
Mrs. Kleinschmidt was born September 25, 1909, in Brown County to Martin and Willa A. Fritch Bock.
She and William M. Kleinschmidt were married July 12, 1944, in Franklin. He died August 10, 1989.
Mrs. Kleinschmidt was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, William M. Kleinschmidt Jr. of Indianapolis and Robert Allen of Apple Valley, California; 22 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers; three half-brothers; two step-sisters; and a half-sister.
The Reverend David Schnepf conducted a service Wednesday afternoon, March 8, at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home in Franklin.
Burial was in rural Johnson Countyís Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
Willard G. Snooks, the brother of Morgantown resident Madeline Zook, died Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at his home in Gosport. He was 74.
Mr. Snooks was born March 14, 1925, in Monroe County to Frank and Nora Garinger Snooks.
He was married to Catherine "Katie" Dotzert. She survives.
Mr. Snooks had owned and operated several apple and peach orchards since 1953.
He was a United States Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Snooks was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and International Hod Carriers and Laborers Union.
He was of the Protestant faith.
Other survivors include a son, Tim Snooks of Gosport; a daughter, Karen Snooks of Gosport; another sister, Ruby Hardisty of Bloomington; a brother, George Snooks of Ellettsville; a grandson; and a great-grandchild.
Mr. Snooks was preceded in death by a sister, Edith Wampler; and three brothers, Harold Snooks, Jim Snooks and Bud Snooks.
The Reverend John Turner conducted a service Saturday, March 11, at Whitaker Funeral Home in Gosport.
Burial was in Greene Countyís Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
Howard O. Snyder, a retired Brown County minister, died Thursday, March 9, 2000, at St. Francis Hospital and Health Center in Beech Grove. A resident of that city, he was 78.
Mr. Snyder was born January 17, 1922, in Indianapolis to Edward A. and Elizabeth Eislein Snyder.
He was married to Helen A. Lory. She survives in Marion County.
An ordained American Baptist minister, Mr. Snyder was pastor of Unity Baptist Church in northern Brown County from 1961 until 1964.
He had also served Baptist churches in Putnam County, Whiteland and Indian Prairie for 35 years.
Aside from the ministry, Mr. Snyder worked for Best Lock Company for 46 years, retiring as sales manager in 1986. Recently, he had been working for CVS Pharmacy in Beech Grove.
He was a United States Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Snyder was a member of Emerson Avenue Baptist Church.
Other survivors include four daughters, Thelma C. Goulet and Leona "Le" Burgett, both of Bargersville, Marilyn J. Hendley of Trafalgar and Helen L. Snyder of Beech Grove; a sister, Esther Berry; a brother, Owen Snyder; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A service was conducted Monday afternoon, March 13, at Little and Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove Chapel.
Burial was in Unity Baptist Cemetery in Hamblen Township.
Henry P. Turner
Henry P. Turner, the father of Nashville resident Dana Steele, died Monday, March 6, 2000, at his home in Shelbyville. He was 69.
Mr. Turner was born June 9, 1930, in Bartholomew County to Paul and Freda Pace Turner.
He and Nancy Bowers were married December 2, 1972. She survives.
Mr. Turner worked as a maintenance supervisor for Allied Grocers for years before retiring in 1990.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and a former member of the Eagles.
Other survivors include two sons, Steven L. Turner and Paul E. Turner, both of Franklin; another daughter, Angela M. Eastwood of Greenwood; two sisters, Carrie Elizabeth Beck of Franklin and Leola Evelyn Vest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren.
Mr. Turner was preceded in death by a sister.
A service was conducted Thursday morning, March 9, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service in Shelbyville.
Burial was in Shelby Countyís Boggstown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fraternal Order of Police Childrenís Fund.
County native James Lyle Carmichael died Thursday morning, March 16, 2000, at his home on Houston Road in southwestern Brown County. He was 72.
Mr. Carmichael was born December 10, 1927, in Brown County to William Harley "Bill" and Elva Jane Greathouse Carmichael.
He and Velma Sterling were married Nov-ember 6, 1948, in Brownstown. She survives.
Mr. Car-michael had worked as a real estate agent for Athens Realty, retiring in 1994. He also was a former insurance agent and a United States Army veteran of World War II.
He was graduated from Van Buren High School in 1946.
Mr. Carmichael was a member of First Christian Church in Columbus, St. Johnís Masonic Lodge, Indianapolis Valley of the Scottish Rite, Indianapolis Murat Shrine and Columbus Elks Lodge.
Mr. Carmichael built a home on Houston Road in 1979 near where he was born. He had lived for many years in Columbus.
Other survivors include a son, Jamie Carmichael of Cincinnati, Ohio; two daughters, Caren J. Senesac of Brown County and Cynthia J. Krueger of Indianapolis; four grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley Wilkerson of Columbus and Virginia Spray Durkoop of Brownstown; and three brothers, Loren Harley Carmichael of Jeffer-sonville, Lowell Gene Carmichael of Indianapolis and Robert Lee Carmichael of Columbus.
The Reverend Mark E. Jones led a service Saturday morning, March 18, at First Christian Church in Columbus.
Entombment was in that cityís Garland Brook Mausoleum.
Myers Funeral Service, Reed and Jewell Chapel in Columbus was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Bartholomew County, or the Shrinerís Burn Center for Children.
Brown County Community Care Center resident Louise Dyer died Wednesday morning, March 15, 2000, at the center in Salt Creek Park. She was 89.
Mrs. Dyer was born July 15, 1910, in Russiaville to Henry Manson Unger and Ella M. Seager.
She was married to Lester Dyer. He died in 1991.
Mrs. Dyer was a homemaker.
She was a member of Sarasota First United Methodist Church in Florida and Russiaville Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Dyer was a former resident of Indianapolis before moving to Sarasota, Florida in 1955. She and her husband had owned and operated Aa motel on Siesta Key.
She recently returned to Indiana because of failing health.
Survivors include two daughters, Janet McCallie of Nashville and Sue Eldridge of Iowa City, Iowa; a son, Paul Dyer of Franklin, North Carolina; a niece, Joyce Small of Morristown; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Her son-in-law, the Reverend Jim McCallie, conducted a service Saturday afternoon, March 18, at the Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home on State Road 135 North.
Burial was at Sarasota Memorial Park in Florida.
Former Morgantown businesswoman Freida M. Hohn Henselmeier died Saturday, March 18, 2000, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. A resident of Greenwood, she was 89.
Mrs. Henselmeier was born January 26, 1911, in Indianapolis to William and Minnie Kolves Hohn.
She and Mel-vin L. Hensel-meier were married September 23, 1933, in Indianapolis. He died March 18, 1994.
She and her husband had owned and operated Melís Press in Morgantown from 1966 until 1987.
Before that, Mrs. Henselmeier had worked at State Auto Insurance Company in Indianapolis from 1956 until 1966.
She was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church and Mor-gantown Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Henselmeier enjoyed working in her yard and flower garden and loved doing things for her family.
She was graduated from Southport High School in 1929.
Survivors include four sons, Melvin L. Henselmeier Jr., Larry L. Henselmeier and Don F. Henselmeier, all of Greenwood and Gary D. Henselmeier of Martins-ville; two daughters, Diana Kay Musgrave of Martinsville and Joyce Ellen Stafford of Greenwood; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The Reverend Paul Jacks will conduct a service today, March 22, at 10:30 a.m. in Meredith-Clark Funeral Home at Morgantown, with burial following in East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 668 East 62nd Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220, or Gospel for Asia, 1932 Walnut Plaza, Carrollton, Texas 75006.
Geneva L. Miller
Morgantown resident Geneva L. Everling Miller died Thursday, March 16, 2000, at Morgantown Health Care Center. She was 88.
Mrs. Miller was born August 12, 1911, in Morgantown to Samuel and Elsie Baker Everling.
She and Durward D. Miller were married May 15, 1942, in Rushville. He died July 23, 1993.
Mrs. Miller was graduated from the old Morgantown High School in 1930.
She had worked at the Hickman Regal Store and later at V and V Regal Store in Morgantown for many years. Mrs. Miller also worked at the Faucett-Umphrey Chair Factory in Morgantown and at Camp Atterbury.
Mrs. Miller was a member of the Morgantown Baptist Church.
She collected Roseville Pottery and enjoyed working in her flower garden.
Survivors include five nieces; and five nephews.
A service was conducted Monday morning, March 20, at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home in Morgantown.
Burial was in that communityís East Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Morgan County Unit, Post Office Box 1127, Martinsville, Indiana 46151.
Former Brown County High School science teacher Edward Lee Patton died Wednesday, March 15, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. A resident of that city, he was 81.
Mr. Patton was born November 23, 1918, in Dennison, Illinois to Edward and Fannie Dunlop Patton.
He was married to Helen Kelsey. She survives in Marion County.
Mr. Patton received his undergraduate degree from Purdue Univer-sity and a masterís degree from Indiana University.
Besides BCHS, he had taught at Eastern Hancock High School and Carthage High School.
He taught agriculture and science at Brown County High School from 1969 until the late 1970s.
A lieutenant commander in the United States Navy, Mr. Patton served during World War II and the Korean War.
Other survivors include a son, Richard Patton of Indianapolis; a daughter, Mary Greibler of Savage, Minnesota; a sister, Marjorie Sturgell of Hudson, Ohio; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The Reverend Gene Lewis conducted a service Saturday morning, March 18, at Valhalla Chapel in Bloomington. Burial was in that cityís Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Day Mortuary in Bloomington was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the World War II Memorial in care of the funeral home.
Robert W. "Beetle" Troxal, the father of Morgantown resident Stephen Shaw, died Friday, March 10, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital in Elizabethton, Tennessee. A resident of Johnson City, Tennessee, he was 64.
Mr. Troxal was born March 21, 1935, in Cincinnati, Ohio to Robert and Flossie Soard Troxal.
He had worked at Adams Clay Brickyard in Martinsville and later at Mitchell and Scott in Indianapolis.
Mr. Troxal was a member of Mt. Zion Separate Baptist Church in rural Morgan County.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports.
Other survivors include three daughters, Debora Fishel of Johnson City, Tennessee, Joyce Starbuck of Baileyton, Tennessee and Peggy Johnson of St. Charles, Virginia; three other sons, Robert Daniel Troxel of Pennington Gap, Virginia, David Troxal of Tazewell, Tennessee and Keith Troxal of Greencastle; three brothers, Harvey D. Troxal and Fred Troxal, both of Martinsville and Patrick Troxal of Byron, Georgia; three sisters, Judy Gadd of Martinsville, Peggy Luse of Tucson, Arizona and Daisy Yates and Ruby Smith, both of Rossville, Georgia; a step-son, Brian Troxal of Martinsville; and a step-daughter, Cindy Shields of Martinsville.
A service was conducted Monday, March 13, at Costin Funeral Chapel in Martinsville.
Burial was in Morgan Countyís Liberty Cemetery.