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Date: Wednesday, 3 August 2011, at 2:45 p.m.

Maxine Smock


Born in Frankfort, Indiana on April 25, 1921, Mrs. Smock was the daughter of the late James Neven and Mahala Elizabeth “Hattie” (Hicks) Kaser. Her step mother, Pearl Emmaline (Eaton) Thompson Kaser, is also deceased.

Mrs. Smock was reared and educated near Frankfort in the Beard community. She was a graduate of Frankfort High School. She moved from Frankfort to Lebanon in the late 1940’s.

She was married to Charles Eugene Smock on February 15, 1942, at Beard. Mr. Smock died on February 23, 1996.

Mrs. Smock had been a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed visiting with her family and playing euchre.

She had been employed for twelve years as a clerk at the Kroger Grocery Store in Lebanon and retired in 1976.

First Community Church in Lebanon

Officiating: Rev. Raymond Duff
Funeral Services are planned for Tuesday, July 29, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Myers
Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 28 2003, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers
Mortuary in Lebanon, Indiana.
Interment will be at 0a Hill Cemetery in Leabnon, Indiana.
Three Children: Mrs. Ricardo (Julia A.) Rosas — Indianapolis, Indiana Mr. Dennis C. Smock and his wife, Brenda- Smithville, Tennessee
Mr. Steven E. Smock and his wife, Lois — Lebanon, Indiana
One Sister: Mrs. Bonnie A — Sandy, Utah
One Cousin: Tom Kaser — Oregon
One Nephew: Terry J. Loy — Anderson, Indiana

Two Nieces: Patty Thompson — Sandy, Utah Virginia Leonard — Cleveland, Georgia
Four Grandchildren: Nina Elaina Rosas
Melissa Ann Smock
Matthew T. Smock
Christopher B. Smock One Great Granddaughter: Trinity Alexis Smock

Deceased: A grandson, Carlos R. Rosas, and a step brother, Gerald Loy, are deceased.

Memorials: Charity of the Donor’s Choice


Name: Mrs. Maxine Snow Age: 83 Widow

City of residence: Lebanon, Indiana

Date of death: Saturday, January 3, 2004, at 1:00 a.m.

Place of death: Parkwood Health Care Center in Lebanon, Indiana

Cause of death: Natural Causes following an extended illness

Mrs. Snow was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on August 4, 1920. She was a daughter of the late Wayne R. and Claire E. (Swails) McCoy.

Mrs. Snow was a life resident of Boone County. She spent most of her time in Lebanon with the exception several years that she resided in Zionsville. She was a 1938 graduate of Lebanon High School.

She was married in Lebanon, Indiana, on June 2, 1940, to Donald E. Snow. Mr. Snow died on August 11, 1973.

She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed her church.

Mrs. Snow worked as an assistant in the optometry office of Dr. Sullivan and Dr. Hall in Lebanon for several years. She then lived in Zionsville 1975-1978 where she worked in her son’s flower shop, “A Stone’s Throw.” As she returned to live in Lebanon she concentrated on assisting with the care of her grandsons.

Memberships: Otterbein United Methodist Church in Lebanon

Officiating: Rev. Danny Walker

Graveside funeral services are planned for Tuesday, January 6, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery, 936 East Washington Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.

No Visitation is planned

Myers Mortuary in Lebanon, Indiana is handling arrangements.

Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.


One Son and Daughter-in-law:

Mr. Michael A. and Deborah Snow – Lebanon, Indiana

Two Grandsons:

Mr. Jeremy M. Snow – Lebanon, Indiana

Mr. Zachary W. Snow – Lebanon, Indiana

Deceased: A son, David L. Snow, and two brothers, Norman McCoy and Lester McCoy, are deceased.


Otterbein United Methodist Church, 804 South Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052

William R. Solomon
William R. Solomon passed away Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 4:50 PM at St Vincent Seton Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on June 24, 1924 in Weir, Kansas, a son of Camille and Elizabeth Mae (Cunningham) Solomon who are both deceased. He married Josephine Alice (White) Solomon of London, England on April 21, 1946. She survives. He leaves two sons James Larry Solomon of Lebanon and Wayne R. Solomon and wife Linda of Weir, Kansas and a daughter Joy E. Pollock and husband Bob of Lebanon. He is also survived by sisters, Esther Bruce of Rochester, Minnesota, Norma Worthington of Denver, Colorado, Donna Marler of Witchita, Kansas and brother, George Solomon of Moses Lake, Washington. Deceased brothers and sisters are Raymond Soloman (correct spelling with”a”), James Solomon and Lucille Johnson.

Mr. Solomon served in the US Army 160th General Hospital Unit during WW II from 1942 to 1946. He graduated from Cherokee County High School in 1942 and Pittsburg State Teachers College in 1958. He retired from the Western Insurance Companies in 1986. He was most recently employed by the Center Township Assessor’s office until his death. He was a member of the VFW Color Guard.

He was a past Master of his Masonic Lodge, a past president of the Lion’s Club, a 50 year Shriner and past commander of his American Legion Post in Weir, Kansas. He was a 50 year member of the American Legion, the Lebanon Elks Club and the VFW.

He is also survived by grandchildren Scot Solomon and wife Ann of Danville, Indiana, Jarod Pollock and wife Katie of Indianapolis, Jocelyn Taylor and husband Neil of Lebanon, Kelly Prater and husband Larry of Lebanon, Shane Solomon and partner Carrie Kincaid of Indianapolis, Heather Solomon of Sheridan and Zach Solomon of Weir Kansas. Also surviving are great grandchildren Ella and Eli Taylor, Mallory and Hallie Prater, Aeryn, Denarys and William Solomon and Jay Pollock.

Mr. Solomon’s passions were his family, WWII memorabilia, traveling and photography.

Mr. Solomon lived the Golden Rule, loved God, his country and his family. He had many friends. He lived in harmony and died with dignity. Another one of the “greatest generation” has passed.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals For Children

Shriners International Headquarters

2900 Rocky Point Drive

Tampa, Florida 33607 – 1460

Phone: (813) 281 – 0300

Private Services will be held following visitation on Thursday, September 27, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at Myers Chapel of Memories.

Gordon Husk and Barry Weaver will officiate.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 27, 2007, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Myers Mortuary.

Interment with military rites will be at Browns Wonder Cemetery.

Billy Lee Spencer
NAME: Mr. Billy Lee Spencer Age: 83 Married
City of Residence: 1004 West Noble Street, Lebanon, Indiana
Date of Death: Tuesday, December 4, 2007, at 1:06 p.m.
Place of Death: at Hickory Creek at Lebanon in Lebanon, Indiana
Cause of Death: Natural Causes following an extended illness

Mr. Spencer was born in Frankfort, Indiana, on December 4, 1924. He was the son of the late Artie and Lottie Fern (Curts) Spencer.

He was reared and educated in Frankfort, Indiana.

In Lebanon, Indiana he was married on January 23, 1943 to Eileen (Swails) Spencer. Mrs. Spencer survives.

During World War II, he served in the United States Army in the EAME Theater and received two bronze stars. He returned from service to Lebanon where he has since resided.

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Mr. Spencer enjoyed his family and friends as well as racing. He had raced go-karts at one time and was an avid NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt race fan.

Memberships: Teamsters Local Union

Officiating: Pastor Jack Stanley
Funeral Services are to be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 7, 2007, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2007, at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon.
Interment will follow at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Boone County, Indiana.

Wife: Mrs. Eileen Spencer – Lebanon, Indiana
One Daughter: Mrs. Joylene Clawson and husband, Thomas – San Antonio, Florida
One Brother: Mr. Steve Spencer – Lebanon, Indiana
One Sister: Louise Spencer – Kokomo, Indiana
Two Grandchildren: Mr. Thomas Kevin Clawson – Indianapolis, Indiana

Mrs. Brenna L. Powell and husband, Jeff – Columbus, Ohio
Two Great Grandchildren: Ryne Clawson - Indianapolis

Shayne Powell – Columbus, Ohio

Deceased: Four brothers, Bert Spencer, Winfred Spencer, Ted Spencer, and Phillip Spencer, and five sisters, Mary Beabout, Betty Spray, Sue Spencer, and two infants, are deceased.

Memorials: The American Cancer Society

Peggy Jean Spencer
NAME: Mrs. Peggy Jean Spencer Age: 73 Married

City of Residence: Lebanon , Indiana

Date of Death: Saturday, September 8, 2007, at 5:20 a.m.

Place of Death: at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon , Indiana

Cause of Death: Natural Causes

Mrs. Spencer was born in Lebanon , Indiana , on July 11, 1934. She was the daughter of the late John George Ferris, Sr. and Ruby (Dodson) Ferris Martin.

A life-resident of Lebanon where she was reared and educated, she first worked a short period at Stewart-Warner Corporation in Lebanon . She attended Speedway Academy and became a beautician and cosmetologist.

She was married on January 27, 1951 in Lebanon to Steve Spencer. Mr. Spencer survives.

Mrs. Spencer worked as a beautician in Lebanon where she owned and operated Donna’s Red Carpet for ten years; then worked in Beauty by Carole; The Cutting Edge; and operated the Beauty Saloon at Homewood Health Campus where she retired in October 2005.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and homemaker. She enjoyed reading the Bible, garage sales, flower gardening and baking.

Memberships: She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Lebanon where she taught Sunday School and was active in Awana

Boone County Hairdressers Association

Officiating: Dr. Grant Hodges

Funeral Services are to be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2007, at 10:30 a.m., at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street , Lebanon , Indiana .

Visitation will be held at Myers Mortuary on Monday, September 10, 2007, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery , Lebanon , Indiana .


Husband: Mr. Steve Spencer – Lebanon , Indiana

Three Children: Mr. Philip Gene Spencer - Lebanon , Indiana

Mr. Mike Spencer and fiancée, Elaine Spencer – Lebanon, Indiana

Mrs. Joyce E. VanFossen and husband, Willard - Lafayette, Indiana

Two Sisters: Mrs. Flora Belle Harper and husband, Charles – Lebanon, Indiana

Mrs. Jane Cooper and husband, Edward – LaPorte, Indiana

One Brother: Mr. Donald Farris and wife, Sue – Huntsville, Alabama

Five Grandchildren: Stephen James Spencer – Lebanon , Indiana

Amy Johnson and husband, Ron – Lebanon, Indiana

Josh Wayne Spencer and wife, Jenny – Thorntown, Indiana

Lisa – Lafayette , Indiana

Betty – Lafayette , Indiana

Thirteen Great Grandchildren Including: Ashlie Spencer

Lindsey Spencer

Stephen Spencer

Austin Mohr

Tyler Mohr

Caitlyn Spencer

Deceased: Three grandchildren, one brother, John G. Ferris, Jr. and two sisters, Hattie Elizabeth Farris and Clara L. Philbeck are deceased.

Memorials: Alzheimer’s Association

Indiana Chapter

9135 North Meridian Street

Suite B-4

Indianapolis , Indiana 46260


NAME: Ms. Mary Ann Stephenson Age: 52 Never Married

City of Residence: Lebanon, Indiana

Date of Death: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 at 11:40 p.m.

Place of Death: St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana

Cause of Death: Natural causes following an extended illness

Ms. Stephenson was born at in Lebanon, Indiana, on November 10, 1951, the daughter of the late Charles Edwin and Inez Mary (Warburton) Stephenson.

She spent most of her life in Boone County and lived in Elizaville prior to moving to Lebanon in 1970. She graduated from Thorntown High School in 1969 and received a B. A. Degree in English from Indiana State University in 1974. She also did post-graduate studies at IUPUI.

Ms. Stephenson was a substitute teacher and para professional for the Lebanon School Corporation. She taught for two years in Terre Haute, Indiana, prior to her return to Lebanon. She was employed at various Lebanon extended care facilities from 1977 to 1985.

She last provided private care for Edna Veatch, Luella Hine, and Edna Mae Antle and did seasonal work for H & R Block.

She enjoyed playing piano and organ for church and various community functions as well as giving generously of her time to others in her life.

Ms. Stephenson was a devoted educator, friend, caregiver, and daughter. She enjoyed music, singing, playing the piano, organ, and clarinet.

Memberships: Central Christian Church in Lebanon

Gray Lady at Witham Memorial Hospital

St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

Officiating: Rev. Laurie L. Hart

Funeral Services are planned for Monday, May 24, 2004, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana for 2:00 p.m.

Visitation is planned for noon to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, May 24, 2004, at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon.

Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.

Survivors: Several cousins survive

Having no family (other than cousins) her family became those of her church family beginning with the Elizaville Baptist Church and extending to include the Lebanon churches, First Baptist Church, Lebanon Church of the Nazarene, and Central Christian Church.

Memorials: Memorials may be sent to:

Central Christian Church

311 East Main Street

Lebanon, Indiana 46052

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place

Memphis, Tennessee 38105-1905

James R. Summerville


Mr. Summerville was born near Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana on July 25, 1938, the son of the late Ray Oscar and Hazel (Floyd) Summerville.

Mr. Summerville was reared and educated in Bloomfield where he graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1955. He attended Purdue University at West Lafayette, Indiana and received a B.S. Degree in Agriculture in 1959. He served in the Indiana National Guard and spent six months on assignment in Puerto Rico. He lived five years in Muncie, Indiana where he operated an elevator and feed store. For a year he lived at Corydon, Indiana and worked as a loan officer with the United States Department of Agriculture.

He was married in Lebanon, Indiana on October 28, 1974 to Myra M. (Bailey) Summerville. Mrs. Summerville survives.

After moving to Lebanon in 1969, he continued to be a loan officer for the U.S.D.A. for a few years. In 1974 he became self-employed and worked to date as a realtor, appraiser, and auctioneer. He operated Summerville Appraisal Service in Lebanon and was a partner in the firm of Summerville, Acton, and Douglas in Lebanon.

Memberships: Apostolic Bible Church in Brownsburg where he was an active Board Member

National Realtors Association

National Auctioneers Association

Certified Independent Appraiser

Officiating: Rev. James Jones and Pastor Greg Winemiller

Funeral Services will be held at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana, on Wednesday, October 8, 2003 at 2:00 p.m.

Visitation is planned for Tuesday, October 7, 2003, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Lebanon, Indiana.

Interment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana.


Wife: Mrs. Myra M. Summerville – Lebanon, Indiana

Four Daughters: Mrs. Judi Sheerer – Mechanicsburg, Indiana

Mrs. Steve (DeAnna) Fuller – Lebanon, Indiana

Mrs. Greg (Christy L.) Winemiller – Albion, Illinois

Mrs. James (Kara J.) Talbott - Lebanon, Indiana

One Brother: Mr. Murl Summerville and wife Margie – Bloomington, Indiana

Nine Grandchildren: Michael Sheerer – Mechanicsburg, Indiana

Ian Sheerer – Mechanicsburg, Indiana

Justin and wife Dawn Wright – Lebanon, Indiana

Jayme and husband, Steve Talbott – Lebanon, Indiana

Jeremy Kindsvatter – Cincinnati, Ohio

Julee Fuller – Lebanon, Indiana

Nathan Winemiller – Albion, Illinois

Rebecca Winemiller – Albion, Illinois

Margaret Talbott – Lebanon, Indiana

One Great Granddaughter: Corryn Wright – Lebanon, Indiana

Memorials: Apostolic Bible Church, 621 South Locust Lane, in Brownsburg, Indiana 46112

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