Howard Eugene "Gene" Barton
NAME: Mr. Howard Eugene Gene Barton Age: 65 Never Married
City of Residence: Lebanon, Indiana
Date of Death: Saturday, October 6, 2007, at 11:46 a.m.
Place of death: at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
A life-resident, Mr. Barton was born in Boone County, Indiana, on March 22, 1942. He was the son of the late Howard Franklin and Ovena Aline (Edens) Barton.
He attended Advance and Wells schools and was a 1960 graduate of Granville Wells High School.
Mr. Barton was employed for periods at Herff-Jones in Indianapolis, Lebanon Industries, and in Max operated his own lawn repair business. The past twenty-five years he was employed at Batts, Inc. in Advance. He entered Parkwood Health Care Center about eight years ago.
Graveside Services are to be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2007, at 11:00 a.m.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 8, 2007, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon.
Interment will be at the Union Cemetery near Waveland, Indiana.
One Niece: Mrs. Crystal L. Clark and husband, Gene Whitestown, Indiana
One Brother: Mr. Harry Barton and wife, Lisa Greenwood, Indiana
Deceased: Two sisters, Helen Robinson and an infant sister, are deceased.
Memorials: Advance Community Park, P. O. Box 67, Advance, Indiana 46102 or to the Charity of the Donors Choice
MS. WILMA JANE BARTON
Name: Ms. Wilma J. (Bowen) Barton Age: 66 Divorced
City of residence: Lebanon, Indiana
Date of death: Wednesday, February 18, 2004, at 9:00 p.m.
Place of death: At her home
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Mrs. Barton was born in Boone County west of Jamestown, Indiana on December 30, 1937, a daughter of the late James Bowen and Mabel Florence (Snider) Bowen who survives.
She spent most of her life in Boone County. In addition, she lived for periods in Darling, Waveland, and Decatur, Georgia.
She graduated from Dover High School in 1956.
She was married on October 26, 1958 to Clifford Charles Woodard and they divorced in 1965. She was married on November 26, 1967 in Lebanon, Indiana to Harry Dean Barton and they divorced in 1978.
Mrs. Barton was a mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She enjoyed her family, grandchildren, sewing, crocheting, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, and scrap book collections.
Officiating: Pastor Jack Stanley
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2004, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be Monday, February 23, 2004, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon.
Interment will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery west of Lebanon, Indiana.
Five Children: Mr. Steven Woodard Lebanon, Indiana
Mr. Rickie L. Woodard Thorntown, Indiana
Mr. Jeff A. Woodard Thorntown, Indiana
Mr. Byron C. Barton and wife, Christine - Lebanon, Indiana
Ms. Michelle D. Dillow Lebanon, Indiana
Mother: Mrs. Mabel F. Bowen Lebanon, Indiana
One Brother: Mr. Don Bowen and wife, Beverly Colfax, Indiana
Nine Grandchildren and Two Step Grandchildren
Memorials: American Cancer Society
MISS EVELINE BASIL
Name: Ms. Eveline Basil Age: 57 Never Married
City of residence: Crawfordsville, Indiana
Date of death: Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at 6:50 a.m.
Place of death: Williamsburg Health Care in Crawfordsville, Indiana
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Ms. Basil was born on October 1, 1946, in Lebanon, Indiana, the daughter of the late Coil S. and Burlie Mae (Allen) Basil.
Ms. Basil spent most of her life in Lebanon.
She enjoyed church and quilting.
Memberships: She attended the Pentecostal Church
Officiating: Rev. Hurshel D. Hale
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 26, 2004, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 26, 2004, at Myers Mortuary.
Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
Aunt: Mrs. William (Della) Vann Sheridan, Indiana
Uncle: Mr. Charles Allen and wife, Lucille Lebanon, Indiana
Uncle: Mr. Everett Allen and wife, Hazel Lebanon, Indiana
MS. PATRICIA ANN BATEMAN
NAME: Ms. Patricia Ann (Gibson) Bateman Age: 60 Divorced
City of Residence: 1021 Evelyn Way, Lebanon, Indiana
Date of Death: Monday, August 16, 2004, at 4:00 a.m.
Place of Death: at her residence in Lebanon, Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Ms. Bateman was born in Austin, Indiana, on June 25, 1944, the daughter of the late Clyde Harvey and Thelma (Oaks) Gibson.
Ms. Bateman was reared and educated in the Scottsburg area. She resided in Scottsburg, Argos, Plymouth, and Wabash prior to moving to Lebanon in 1984.
In addition to being a homemaker, Ms. Bateman worked most of her career at Witham Memorial Hospital as a nurse aide and then trained as a respiratory therapist. She worked at Witham for seventeen years until 2003 when she retired due to her health.
She was formerly married to Elvin C. Bateman and Herbert J. Gaines.
Ms. Bateman was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend. In addition to her family she enjoyed television and petscats and dogs.
Memberships: Baptist Church
Officiating: Rev. George Reece, Sr.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home, 465 West McClain Avenue, Scottsburg, Indiana.
Visitation is planned for Tuesday, August 17, 2004 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana. On Thursday, August 19, 2004, from noon to 2:00 p.m. visitation will be at the Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Interment will be at the Oaks Cemetery at Austin in Scott County, IndianaS
Mr. Elvin C. J. R. Bateman and wife, Allisen - Crawfordsville, Indiana
Mr. Tim A. Bateman Lebanon, Indiana
Brooke M. Gaines and partner, Kristin Gaines Muncie, Indiana
Two Brothers: Mr. William R. Gibson and wife, Millie Scottsburg, Indiana
Mr. Elmer T. Gibson and wife, Linda Scottsburg, Indiana
Two Sisters: Mrs. Carolyn S. Wilson and husband, Roger Jacksonville, Florida
Ms. Mary C. Cathy Trollinger Lebanon, Indiana
Four Grandchildren: Tori Ann Crumley Brownsburg, Indiana
Heather Abbott Lebanon, Indiana
Robert A. Bateman Plainfield, Indiana
Karlee Bateman Crawfordsville, Indiana
Deceased: A step father, Harold Page, is deceased.
Memorials: American Heart Association
Memorials and Tributes Program
Chicago, Illinois 60678-3968
Orville Victor Batts, Jr.
NAME: Mr. Orville Victor Batts, Jr. Age: 81 Married
City of Residence: 906 Hopkins Road , Lebanon , Indiana
Date of Death: Wednesday, December 19, 2007, at 1:47 a.m.
Place of Death: Veterans Hospital in Indianapolis , Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural Causes following an extended illness
Mr. Batts was born in Boone County, Indiana, on November 13, 1926. He was the son of the late Orville Victor Batts, Sr. and Mary Alice (Clemens) Batts.
He was a life resident of Boone County and was educated in North Salem and Jamestown schools.
In Lebanon , Indiana on October 23, 1950, he was married to Doris Lorene (Clossin) Batts. Mrs. Batts survives.
He farmed for a period of time before he served in the United States Navy during World War II. Following the war, he returned to reside in Lebanon and worked at the White Cabin. He then was employed in Zionsville at Pitman-Moore where he was a maintenance technician. Following a period at Wood Wholesale in Lebanon , he worked for Mid State Aggregates in Thorntown until he retired.
He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He enjoyed his family, and grandchildren and their activities and sports. In addition, he liked gardening, fishing, hunting, and camping.
Officiating: Pastor Merv McNair
Funeral Services are to be held on Friday, December 21, 2007, at 11:00 a.m., at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street , In Lebanon , Indiana .
Visitation will be held at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2007.
Interment will be at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Boone County , Indiana .
Wife: Mrs. Doris L. Batts Lebanon , Indiana
Five Children: Mr. Gary L. Batts and wife, Cindy Lebanon, Indiana
Mr. Larry L. Batts and wife, Linda - Lebanon, Indiana
Mr. David A. Batts and wife, Andrea Lebanon, Indiana
Ms. Vicki L. Batts and Partner, Dena Carnes Danville , Illinois
Mrs. Leah A. Harker and husband, Al Monticello, Indiana
One Brother: Mr. Lanny L. Batts and wife, Virginia Zephyr Hills, Florida
Three Sisters: Mrs. Marca Lou Ford and husband, Pharon Frankfort , Indiana
Mrs. Paula Jean Gregg Thorntown , Indiana
Mrs. Margaret Ann Lowery and husband, Walter Mechanicsburg, Indiana
Sister-in-law: Mrs. Bonnie Batts Lebanon , Indiana
Fourteen Grandchildren: Ryan Batts and wife, Cherish Thorntown , Indiana
Amanda Burcham and husband, Chris Lebanon, Indiana
Allison Batts Chicago , Illinois
Adriane Batts Lebanon , Indiana
Michelle Batts and fiancee, Brad Mateika Lebanon, Indiana
Melody Batts Indianapolis , Indiana
Adam Batts Bloomington , Indiana
Michael Nance Springfield , Illinois
Aron Batts Lebanon , Indiana
Matthew Nance Greencastle , Indiana
Drew Batts Lebanon , Indiana
Nick Harker Chicago , Illinois
Troy Harker Indianapolis , Indiana
Blake Harker Monticello , Indiana
Three Great Grandchildren: Riley Burcham Lebanon , Indiana
Katherine Mateika Lebanon , Indiana
Brandon Mateika Lebanon , Indiana
Deceased: A sister, Joan Smith, and a brother, Charles E. Batts, are deceased.
Memorials: Arthritis Foundation, 8660 Guion Road, Indianapolis , Indiana 46268
AME: Mrs. Virginia Beach Age: 82 Widow
City of Residence: Lebanon, Indiana
Date of Death: Thursday, April 17, 2008, at 9:13 p.m.
Place of Death: at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon, Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Mrs. Beach was born in Montgomery County, Indiana on September 16, 1925, the daughter of the late Leonard Lee and Iva Mae (Montgomery) Lamkin.
She was a life resident of Montgomery County until she moved to Lebanon to make her home with her sister. She was a 1943 graduate of Crawfordsville High School.
She married Raymond Josiah Jack Beach on February 6, 1945, in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Mr. Beach died on April 7, 1998.
She was employed at J.J. Donnellys in Crawfordsville where she was a proof reader until she retired in 1987. She enjoyed working in retirement at the Darilicious in Crawfordsville for several years.
She was a devoted wife, homemaker, aunt, and employee who enjoyed her family, friends, and her home.
Memberships: An active member of the First Christian Church at Crawfordsville, Indiana
Order of Eastern Star
Officiating: Rev. David Patrick
Graveside Services are to be held on Saturday, April 19, 2008, at 2:30 p.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
No Visitation will be held.
Myers Mortuary is arranging services.
One Sister: Mrs. Geneva Zibby Hardaway - Lebanon, Indiana
One Brother-in-law: Mr. Byron Grenard Crawfordsville, Indiana
Nieces and Nephews: Marsha Truitt Lebanon, Indiana
Sally Grenard Moore Austin, Texas
Douglas Grenard Wingate, Indiana
Michael Lamkin Kentucky
Judy Kern Muncie, Indiana
Kent Newton Indianapolis, Indiana
Michael Newton- California
Michael Beach - Florida
Deceased: Two sisters, Vera Grenard and Dorothy Lamkin, are deceased.
Memorials: First Christian Church in Crawfordsville
Chuck L. Beale
Mr. Beale was born in Parke County, Rockville, Indiana, on July 16, 1945. He was the son of the late Charles L. and Lulah J. (Curts) Beale.
Mr. Beale was a life resident of Thorntown and a 1964 graduate of Thorntown High School.
He was formerly married to Sharon Kay (Green). He was married in Lebanon, Indiana on July 11, 1987 to Marti (Davies) Beale. Mrs. Beale survives.
Mr. Beale worked in home construction for several years and as a deliveryman for Royal Cleaners and Laundry in Lebanon. For seventeen years he was a welder employed at Palmor Products in Thorntown. Then self-employed, he operated Chucks Turf Care the past three years.
He served during the Viet Nam era in the U. S. Marines.
He enjoyed his family, his grandsons and their activities, many friends, camping, woodworking, golf, and sports.
Memberships: American Legion Post No. 113 in Lebanon, Indiana
Formerly a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Lebanon
Officiating: Rev. Bud Moody
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 20, 2003, at 10:30 a.m. at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2003 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon.
Interment will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Thorntown, Indiana with military graveside rites.
Wife: Mrs. Marti H. Beale Thorntown, Indiana
One Daughter: Mrs. Rusty (Shelby L.) Wethington - Thorntown, Indiana
One Son: Mr. Jon Ryan Beale Gilbert, Arizona
Two Grandsons: Luke Wethington Thorntown, Indiana
Logan Wethington Thorntown, Indiana
Two Nephews: Ryan Cummins Indianapolis, Indiana
Cole Fairfield Indianapolis, Indiana
Memorials: Charity of the Donors Choice