MS. SAMANTHA A. BRUSH
NAME: Ms. Samantha Ann Sam Brush Age: 21 Never Married
City of Residence: 416 Linville Avenue, Whitestown, Indiana
Date of Death: Saturday, December 6, 2003, 7:00 p.m.
Place of Death: Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural causes following an extended illness
Ms. Brush was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, on August 16, 1982, the daughter of Donald E. Brush and Antoinette Lisa Ferch.
She spent her life in Whitestown and attended Lebanon High School.
She was engaged to be married to Johnathan Kivett.
She enjoyed her family and friends with whom she spent time hanging out and listening to music. She also liked puzzles and writing.
Officiating: David Bourne of the New Hope Christian Church
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2003, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2003, at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Interment will be at Browns Wonder Cemetery near Lebanon.
Survivors: Mother: Ms. Antoinette L. Toni Veach Whitestown, Indiana
Father: Mr. Donald E. Brush Lebanon, Indiana
Step Father: Mr. Ronnie Dover Lebanon, Indiana
Fianc้: Mr. Johnathan Kivett Lebanon, Indiana
Two Sisters: Ms. Holly L. Woolery Whitestown, Indiana
Ms. Jeri-Lee N. Veach Whitestown, Indiana
One Half-Brother: Mr. Daniel Brush Colfax, Indiana
Two Half-Sisters: Ms. Patricia Brush Tennessee
Ms. Kathy Brush Lebanon, Indiana
One Nephew: Jordan Woolery Lebanon, Indiana
Memorials: Indiana University Medical Center Dialysis Unit, 550 University Boulevard, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202
Elsie Ann Bryant
NAME: Mrs. Elsie Ann Bryant Age: 89 Widow
City of Residence: Crossville, Tennessee
Date of Death: Thursday Morning, January 24, 2008
Place of Death: Wyndridge Health & Rehabilitation Center, Crossville, Tenn.
Cause of Death: Natural Causes following an extended illness
Mrs. Elsie Ann Bryant was born in Ewing, Illinois, on March 21, 1918. She was the daughter of the late Rev. John Relford and Iola Mildred (Carr) McDuffy.
She was reared and educated in Ewing, Illinois and was a 1935 graduate of Ewing High School. Following school she resided in Matton, Illinois. She was married in Toledo, Illinois on September 26, 1936, to William Kenneth Kenny Bryant. Mr. Bryant died on September 22, 1987.
The early years of her marriage were spent in Arcola, Illinois until the family moved to Lebanon in 1942. She resided in Lebanon for sixty-one years, until she moved in 2003 to make her home near her daughter in Crossville.
In Lebanon she was employed at the Hooks Drug Company from 1961 through 1995.
Mrs. Bryant was devoted to her family and church.
Memberships: First Presbyterian Church in Lebanon where she was an Elder
Order of Eastern Star and a Past Matron
Past Matrons and Patrons Club
Her Former civic, service, and social involvements were:
Business and Professional Women
Phi Chi Epsilon Sorority
Witham Hospital Volunteer
Meals on Wheels
Senior Citizens Driver
Nursing Home Volunteer
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2008, at noon at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana, Rev. Marsha E. Brown officiating.
Visitation will be held at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon on Thursday, January 31, 2008, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.
Daughter: Mrs. Beverly Coahran and husband, Rev. John Crossville, Tennessee
One Son: Mr. Max A. Bryant and wife, Theresa Randolph, Vermont
Three Grandson and their wives:
Brian and Carla Coahran New Albany, Indiana
David and Tracy Coahran Spicer, Minnesota
Geoff and Julie (Conason) Bryant New York, New York
Three Great Grandchildren:
Deceased are three brothers, Elton Doc McDuffy, James McDuffy, and Bill McDuffy, four sisters, Rose Ilene Harris, Helen Elmore, Emily Macafoos, and Ruth Johnson, and a grandson, John David Coahran.
Memorial gifts may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 128 East Main Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052 or to the charity of the donors choice.
MS. THEADA M. (STEWART) BROWN
NAME: Ms. Theada Mae Brown Age: 57 Divorced
City of Residence: Thorntown, Indiana
Date of Death: Friday afternoon, October 8, 2004
Place of Death: West of Thorntown, Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Ms. Brown was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on December 5, 1946. She was the daughter of the late Norman Stewart and Martha Virginia (Abbott) Stewart Kuhlman who survives.
A graduate of Darlington High School, Ms. Brown had resided in Shannondale and Darlington.
She was married to Wendell L. Brown and they divorced in 1985. She was a companion of Carl E. Schenck the past eighteen years.
Following her marriage to Mr. Brown, she resided in the Dover-Advance area.
She worked as a waitress at the Homestead Inn in Dover, the New Ross Steak House, and Batts, Inc. at Advance. She then was a clerk at the Boone County Livestock Center in Lebanon until 1990. The past twenty years she had been self-employed in her own cleaning service.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her family and their activities as well as motorcycling, Longaberger baskets, and gardening.
Memberships: National Harley Owners Group, Lafayette Chapter
Ms. Brown enjoyed riding on motorcycles and toured the continental forty-nine states and all of the Canadian Provinces with her companion, Mr. Schenck.
Funeral Services are to be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2004, at 1:30 p.m., at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be held at Myers Mortuary from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, October 11, 2004.
Interment will be at the Dover Cemetery in Boone County, Indiana.
One Son: Mr. Jason E. Brown and wife, Sarah Lebanon, Indiana
Mother: Martha Virginia Kuhlman Sheridan, Indiana
Companion: Mr. Carl E. Schenck Thorntown, Indiana
Five Half Brothers: Mr. Harry Kuhlman Edgewater, Florida
Mr. Garry Kuhlman Simpsonville, Kentucky
Mr. Tom Stewart Shannondale, Indiana
Mr. Jerry Stewart Shannondale, Indiana
Mr. Butch Palmer Darlington, Indiana
Three Half Sisters: Mrs. Sharon Greathouse and husband, Rick Sheridan, Indiana
Ms. Simone Newton Noblesville, Indiana
Mrs. Patty Long and husband, Bill Fincastle, Indiana
Two Grandsons: Dalton W. Brown and Coy E. Brown
Deceased: A half brother, Larry Kuhlman, died in 1989.
Memorials: American Cancer Society
6030 West 62nd Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46278
Lowell Wesley Burgess
NAME: Mr. Lowell Wesley Burgess Age: 87 Widowed
City of Residence: Lebanon, Indiana
Date of Death: Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at 10:46 a.m.
Place of Death: At Parkwood Health Care Center in Lebanon, Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Colonel Lowell Burgess was born February 7, 1920, in Lebanon, Indiana. He was the son of Ora W. Burgess and Florence Powell Burgess, both deceased.
He attended Lebanon High School, Dover High School, Indiana Technical College and Purdue University.
In 1946, he married Alice Johnson Burgess. Mrs. Burgess died June 28, 2000. They had two children, Lorraine Kaylor, deceased and Ronald W. Burgess, Indianapolis. They had four grandchildren, Eric Burgess, Amie Burgess, Tom Wethington and Shane Kaylor and a great grandson, Mason Burgess.
He was a farmer and cattle feeder. He was the seventh generation of the land he owns. It was entered from the government by his great great grandfather John Crawford.
He served as a bomber pilot in the Eighth Air Force 306 Bomb Group, 369 Sqaurdon in World War II. He was also an administrative officer.
He was retired from the Air Force Reserves and Indiana Air Guard Reserves. Some of his awards were Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Air Medal with Five Oak Leaf Clusters, and Presidential Unit Citation.
He was made a Hoosier Hero by the Governor of Indiana.
He has two sisters surviving, Rosemary Martin and Jean Swisher.
He was a member of the American Legion 40 & 8, VFW, and Elks #335. He was a 50 year member of the Masons and Scottish Rite, Reserve Officers Association, Grissom Air Museum, Eighth Air Force Historical Association, 306 Bomb Group Historical Association, Indianapolis Aero Club and Sojourners, and Purdue Alumni Association.
Officiating: Rev. Raymond Duff and Mel Martin
Funeral Services are to be held on Saturday, February 23, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be held at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2008, with Masonic Services at 7:30 p.m.
Interment will follow military rites at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.
MS. JEAN E. (WETHINGTON) REAGAN BURTNER
NAME: Ms. Jean Elizabeth Reagan Burtner Age: 69 Divorced
City of Residence: 640 West Noble Street, Lebanon, Indiana
Date of Death: Saturday, November 20, 2004, at 6:00 p.m.
Place of Death: At her home in Lebanon
Cause of Death: Natural Causes following an extended illness
Ms. Burtner was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on December 25, 1934. She was the daughter of the late Vince Andrew and Ada Gertrude (Clemens) Wethington.
She was a life resident of Boone County and she attended school at Dover. She worked in Lebanon as a nurse aide in several nursing homes. For a period, she was an employee of Commercial Filters Corporation and last worked at Koala Center 1983 through 1989.
She was married on September 18, 1952, to Everett LaVerne Reagan. Mr. Reagan died on September 16, 1977.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She enjoyed her family and their activities as well as country music, and being outside birdwatching.
Baptistshe attended Walnut Street Baptist Church and Grace Baptist Church
George Jones Fan Club
Officiating: Rev. Fred Tanselle
Graveside Services are to be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2004, at 10:30 a.m., at Center Cemetery east of Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be held at Myers Mortuary from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2004.
Interment will be at Center Cemetery.
Mrs. Rita L. Dickerson Lebanon, Indiana
Mrs. Delpha J. Clark and husband, Don Jamestown, Indiana
Mrs. Rinda M. Tallent and husband, Steve Indianapolis, Indiana
One Step Son: Ricky Lee Harvey - Oklahoma
Two Sisters: Mrs. Audra Yarber Lebanon, Indiana
Mrs. Deamie Woodard and husband, James Lebanon, Indiana
Fourteen Great Grandchildren
One Great Great Grandson
Deceased: Two brothers, Charles Wethington and Leon Wethington, and a sister, Icy McNew, are deceased.
Memorials: Boone County Cancer Society
210 East Main Street
Lebanon, Indiana 46052