Lillian (Bottorff) Claycamp, grandmother of Nashville resident Alex Fettig, died Monday, January 14, 2002, at Hoosier Christian Village in Brownstown. Ill for about a month, she was 90.
Born in Jackson County October 12, 1911, she was the daughter of Maurice and Odessa (Patrick) Whiteford.
She married Marshall J. "Tom" Bottorff September 14, 1930, in Cortland. He died November 25, 1950.
She then married Clarence Claycamp October 25, 1958, in Cortland. He preceded her in death September 8, 1981.
Jerry A. Cook
Nashville resident Mrs. Jerry A. Cook died Monday, January 14, 2002, in Nashville. She was 71.
Born May 20, 1930, in Frankfort, she was the daughter of George and Gwendolyn (Whiteman) Milner.
She married Elvin M. Cook who preceded her in death.
A member of Church of the Lakes, she owned the Men’s Toy Shop for 20 years.
Brown County native Helen P. Day died Saturday, January 19, 2002, at Silver Oaks Health Campus. A resident of Barth-olomew County, she was 81.
Born in Brown County September 14, 1920, she was the daughter of Frank and Nellie Eddy McKinney.
She married Harold "Kenny" Day June 15, 1946. He survives.
A cake decorator, Mrs. Day retired from Gene’s Bakery.
She was a member of Garden City Church of Christ, was a member and former worthy matron of Order of Eastern Star, and was a past president of Social Order of Beauceant.
Gary M. Ferguson
Gary M. Ferguson, the brother of Unionville resident Dawn Howard, died Sunday, January 13, 2002, at his home in Martinsville. He was 52.
Born May 8, 1949, he was the son of Maurice and Delores Ferguson of Martinsville. They survive.
He was a self-employed stone mason and an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.
Other survivors include one son, Andrew Ferguson of Indianapolis; two brothers, Barry Ferguson of Martinsville and Kerry Ferguson of Indianapolis; and a sister Jane Huff of Greencastle.
Gary S. Hall, the father of Nashville resident Denise Miller, died Saturday, January 19, 2002, at Columbus Regional Hospital. He was 64.
Born September 30, 1937, in Montezuma, he was the son of Revis V. and Lou O. Osborne Hall.
He married Nancy Blauser September 13, 1958. She survives.
Retired from Force Construction in 1998, Mr. Hall had worked as a heavy equipment operator for 14 years.
Former Logansport resident Caroline Hogle died Tuesday, January 15, 2002, at the Brown County Health and Living Center. She was 77.
Born March 17, 1924, in Cass County’s Bethlehem Township, she was the daughter of John F. and Kate (McDowell) Walsh.
A 1942 graduate of Logansport High School, Ms. Hogle was graduated from St. Vincent’;s Hospital school of Nursing in Indianapolis in 1945, as a Registered Nurse.
She worked at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette for 23 years. While there, Ms. Hogle was chairman of the nursing policy committee. She also was a member of the original Mary Washburn Scholarship Committee at the hospital’s school of nursing.
Charlotte Irene (Doty) Moore, the mother of Brown County sheriff’s deputy Michael R. Moore, died Sunday, January 20, 2002, at Johnson Memorial Hospital. A resident of Franklin, she was 62.
Born May 3, 1939, in Bargersville, she was the daughter of Kenneth H. and Stella L. (Clay) Doty. Her mother survives in Bargersville.
She attended Center Grove Schools.
A homemaker, Mrs. Moore was a member of Amity Baptist Church and was a district counselor of Boy Scouts of America, Pack 209.
Harry McNaught Sr.
Morgantown resident Harry F. "Mickey" McNaught, Sr. died Sunday morning, January 13, 2002, in St. Cloud, Florida. A former resident of Logansport, he was 79.
Born March 2, 1922, in Logansport, he was the son of Harry F. and Bertha Bowles McNaught.
He was graduated from Lucerne High School in 1941.
He and Jeanette Zeer were married for 45 years. She survives.
Brown County native Raymond Roberts died Monday, January 21, 2002, at his home in Edinburgh after an extended illness. He was 78.
Born October 2, 1923, in Brown County, he was the son of the late Roy and Bessie Iona (Hardin) Roberts.
He and Doris L. Merriman were married November 7, 1942. She died January 20, 1994.
A United States Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Roberts had served in the Pacific Theater.
James Shafer Jr.
Brown County native James Shafer, Jr. died Thursday evening, January 17, 2002, at his home in Reddington. He was 76.
Born June 28, 1925, in Brown County, he was the son of James F. and Alice (Hendershot) Shafer.
He and Mary Jane Barker were married May 20, 1948, in Nashville, and she died November 10, 1980.
He then married Wanda Ashcraft Davers September 5, 1987, in Reddington. She survives.
Jack K. Wolfe died Tuesday, January 15, 2002, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Columbus. He was 72.
Born in Leo July 9, 1929, he was the son of Edward Keith and Flossie (Favourite) Wolfe. His mother survives in Leo.
He and Rita Henderson were married August 18, 1978, in Franklin. She survives in Nashville.
A veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Wolfe retired in 1989 as a union brick mason.
O. Elizabeth Buis
O. Elizabeth Buis died Tuesday, February 26, 2002, at her residence in Columbus. She was 89.
Born June 28, 1912, in Columbus, she was the daughter of Marion U. and Sarah Jane (Hitchcock) Snyder.
She married Burnice Buis September 21, 1956. He died in 1986.
A member of Nashville Christian Church, Mrs. Buis had worked in the advertising department of Sears Company, retiring in 1965.
Brown County native Opal Fleener died Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at her home in Bloomington. She was 84.
Born July 30, 1917, in Brown County, she was the daughter of Chris C. and Hattie S. (Rockhold) Fleener.
She was a member of Pentecostal Faith Assembly Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Rosezella Horton and Lela Griner, both of Bloomington; and two brothers, William "Ted" Fleener and Tom Fleener, both of Bloomington.
Nellie M. (Hughes) Hall, the mother of Nashville resident Charles Axsom, died Sunday, February 24, 2002, at Beverly Health Care in Bloomington. A resident of that city, she was 88.
Born October 20, 1913, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of William and Goldie (Vandeventer) Hughes.
She married Joseph Axsom, who preceded her in death. She then married Levi Hall, who also preceded her in death.
A housekeeper at Indiana University, Mrs. Hall was of the Pentecostal faith.
Anita K. (Storms) Hamilton died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Brown County Health and Living Center in Nashville. Formerly from Bloomington, she was 85.
Born April 5, 1916, in Bloomington, she was the daughter of James and Cordelia (Rush) Storms.
She married William C. "Bill" Hamilton, and he preceded her in death.
A 1934 graduate of Bloomington High School, she had worked at RCA and Sears.
Brown County native Ruth K. Harris died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Jackson Heights Nursing Home in Farmers City, Illinois. A resident of that community, she was 86.
Born August 22, 1915, in Brown County, she was the daughter of Frank A. and Ola Hollie Warford.
She and Kenneth Edwin Harris were married November 14, 1934. He died November 4, 1984.
A homemaker, Mrs. Harris was a member of Leroy Christian Church in Leroy, Illinois.
Clayton Hobbs Sr.
Brown County native Clayton E. Hobbs Sr. died Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. A resident of Greenwood, he was 69.
Born March 17, 1932, in Brown County, he was the son of Carl E. and Radie A. (Mullis) Hobbs.
He and Peggy J. Flick were married March 18, 1955, in Nashville. She survives.
A member of Heavenly Life Apostolic Church and the United Auto Workers Local 23, Mr. Hobbs had worked in maintenance at General Motors Truck and Bus for more than 33 years.
Nashville resident Gene A. Masters died Friday, March 1, 2002, at his daughter’s home in Festus, Missouri. He was 73.
Born January 31, 1929, in Adams County, he was the son of Harold and Madge Davis Masters.
An member of the Navy Reserves, Mr. Masters was a retired sales representative at Modern Photo in Indianapolis.
He was an avid golfer, photographer and motorcycle rider.
Upper Bean Blossom Road resident Geneva Ruth Mercer died Tuesday, February 26, 2002, at her residence. She was 62.
Born April 6, 1939, in Hyden, Kentucky, she was the daughter of William and Drucilla Couch Muncy.
She married Everett Lee Mercer in Indianapolis May 7, 1965. He died December 6, 1986.
A homemaker, Mrs. Mercer enjoyed flower gardening and fishing.