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INDIANA - Vanderburgh County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 13

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Friday, 18 September 2009, at 2:39 p.m.

Ella Lesher
SALEM, Ill. — Ella M. Lesher, 82, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at the Salem Township Hospital.
She was a member of the Baptist Church in Wadesville.
Surviving are three daughters, Patricia Hadden of Poseyville, Ind., Marsha Wolfe of Salem and Donna Goodrum of Milford, Mich.; a brother, Wayne Johnson; seven grandchildren, Jane and Jack Hadden, Michael and Josh Goodrum, and Clint, Troy and Heath Wolfe; and seven great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Glenn T., died in 1995.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home, with burial in East Lawn Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 t0 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Marjorie Youngblood
KEENES, Ill. — Marjorie L. Youngblood, 64, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, of cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Ill.
She was a member of Ten Post Oak Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving are four daughters, Peggy Deitz of Keenes, Janet Schumm of Wayne City, Joyce Ann White of Dubois and Ruby Green of Fairfield; a son, Carl of Keenes; a sister, Prudie Harden of Riverton; two brothers, Bill Braddy of Mendota and Russell Braddy of Mount Vernon; and 13 grandchildren.
Her husband, Marsh, died in 1991.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Richardson Funeral Home, with burial in Thomason Cemetery, both in Wayne City.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Junior Henton
BONE GAP, Ill. — Junior Richard Henton, 72, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at his home of cancer.
He was a retired carpenter and a member of the carpenters union.
He was a World War II Army veteran and member of the American Legion.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Jo (Xanders); three sons, Gary of Rochelle, Ga., Larry of Bone Gap and Tom of Olney; two sisters, Mildred Moore of Bone Gap and Wilma Cruit of Mowequa; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ingram Funeral Home Albion Chapel, with burial in the Bone Gap Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Robert Grubbs
ELDORADO, Ill. — Robert “Bob” Grubbs, 76, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at Ferrell Hospital of an apparent heart attack. He was a self-employed concrete finisher, worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for more than 17 years and had co-owned Skateland Skating Rink for several years.
He had coached Khoury League baseball and was active in the Democratic Party for more than 50 years.
He attended Calvary Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Helen (Grimes); a daughter, Evelyn Jennings of Mount Carmel, Ill.; a son, Robert of Eldorado; three sisters, Irene Hartwell of Clearwater, Fla., Lovenia Hall of Bossier City, La., and Norma Sue Ennis of Boise, Idaho; a brother, Roy of Ashville, N.C.; six grandchildren, Jeff Grubbs, Julie Fromm, Jill Deaton and Katie, Valeria and Emily Jennings; three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Watson Funeral Home, with burial in Wolf Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church handicapped ramp building fund.

Wilma Ellis
Wilma Lee Ellis, 84, of Evansville, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at McCurdy Healthcare Center.
She had retired from restaurant and retail sales. She had owned and operated Wilma’s Restaurant during World War II.
She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church.
Surviving are a sister, Tonci Thweatt of Evansville; and nieces and nephews, including nephew Gene Thweatt of Evansville, who cared for her.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Oak Hill Cemetery, the Rev. Stephen P. Lintzenich officiating.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Alexander Funeral Home East Chapel.

Samuel Stansbury Jr.
TELL CITY, Ind. — Samuel “Archie” Stansbury Jr., 75, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky., during heart surgery.
He retired in 1984 from General Electric in Tell City after 39 years of service. He was an officer in the IUE-AFL-CIO Local 805 from 1946 until his retirement in 1984, serving as president in 1952. He was involved in the 805 Building Corporation of Indiana.
He was a World War II Army veteran and a life member of the National Organization of Ex-Prisoners of War and its Southern Indiana Chapter.
He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars 2939, American Legion Post 213 and Disabled American Veterans local chapter 85. He also bowled in local leagues.
Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Judy (Fowler); two daughters, Faye Sweet and Cindy Wilbur, both of Tell City; a son, Glenn Phelps of Indianapolis; a brother, Dr. William Stansbury of Indianapolis; nine grandchildren, Chip Wilbur, Missy Hagman, Julie Chaffin, Kelley Birchler, Theresa Simpson, Emily Phelps, Ellie Smith, Leslie Featherstone and John Speidel; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kaye Speidel.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Huber Funeral Home Tell City Chapel, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, with military rites.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Organization of Ex-POWs.

Bobby Walker
MARIAH HILL, Ind. — Bobby Walker, 56, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at Deaconess-St. Joseph Hospital in Huntingburg of heart complications.
He had worked at Lake Rudolph as a security guard since 1985.
Surviving are his wife, Jenny (McGowen); a daughter, Shannon Walker, at home; and his mother, Bonnie Johnson of Corsicona, Texas.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fuller Funeral Home in Dale.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.

Agnes Colbert
ELBERFELD, Ind. — Agnes “Aggie” Colbert, 88, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at the home of her daughter, Sue Dormeier of Evansville.
She had owned and operated Colbert’s Cafe in Elberfeld.
She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and a life member and the first president of Elberfeld American Legion Auxiliary 351.
Also surviving are a son, Dewey Bill of Evansville; a sister, Janie Oeth of Elberfeld; four grandsons, Chip and Jeff Dormeier and John and Mike Colbert; eight great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a friend, George Whalen, who also helped care for her.
Her husband, Dewey, died in 1973.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Zion United Church of Christ, with burial in Zion Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday at Alexander Funeral Home North Chapel and from 9 a.m. to service time at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church or to Deaconess/Ohio Valley Hospice.

Billy Kimmel
VINCENNES, Ind. — Billy B. Kimmel, 61, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Good Samaritan Hospital of cancer.
He had retired from Aramark Uniform Services after 35 years of service.
He was a member of Central Church of Christ, Masonic Lodge 1, the Scottish Rite, Hadi Shrine Temple, past president of the Knox County Shrine Club, past officer of the Bruceville Rod and Gun Club and active with Relay for Life.
He was an Air Force veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Marlene (Cates); three sisters, Frances Brown of Evansville and Norma Meyer and Ella Mae Boyd, both of Vincennes; a brother, Jack of Indianapolis; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Gardner and Son Funeral Home, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Relay for Life.

William Thomas
WASHINGTON, Ind. — William “Bill” Thomas, 67, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at his home.
He had worked as a general contractor and realtor.
He was a member of First Christian Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and was Past Master of Charity Masonic Lodge 30.
He was an Air Force veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Margie; three daughters, Paula Potts, Julia O’Brian and Carol Southerland, all of Washington; a son, Michael of Yorkville, Ill.; a half brother, James Conrad of Washington; and nine grandchildren, Garrett and Aimee Thomas, Jonathan and Patrick Potts, Sarah and Samuel Southerland and Olivia, Anna and Megan O’Brian.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Funeral Home, with burial in Sugarland Memory Garden.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with a Masonic service at 6 p.m., and from 9 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hearts Hospice.

Infant Steven Leffler Jr.
VINCENNES, Ind. — Steven Lee Leffler Jr., infant son of Steven L. Sr. and Natalie (Pfoff) Leffler, was stillborn Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Also surviving are a sister, Lacey Leffler, at home; three brothers, John, Jayce and Ty, all at home; and his grandparents, Jim and Margaret Pfoff and Anita Leffler.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes.
There will be no visitation at Brockman & Son Funeral Home.

Waford Spear
CLAY, Ky. — Waford Franklin Spear, 73, formerly of Harlingen, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at Community Methodist Hospital in Henderson of heart complications.
He was a World War II Navy veteran.
Surviving are his wife, Leona, of Harlingen; two daughters, Pattye Hanor of Clay and Mary K. Smith of Harlingen; a son, Robert L. of Evansville; six sisters, Emma Babcock of Hugo, Okla., Ethel Spear of Harlingen, Evia and Ollie Haese, both of Montgomery, Texas, Joyce Tinklepaugh of Lawton, Okla., and Lillian Jobe of Universal City, Texas; a brother, Jearald Dale of Richmond, Va.; and five grandchildren.
Graveside services for family and friends will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Odd Fellows Cemetery.
There will be no visitation at Vanover Funeral Home.

Erma Pleasant
MORTONS GAP, Ky. — Erma (Beshears) Pleasant, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at her home.
She had been a teacher in the Hopkins County School System and was a member of the Retired Teachers Association.
She was also a member of Salem Missionary Baptist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Ruth Barnum of South Branch, Mich.; a son, Jim Beshears of Dawson Springs; two sisters, Eunice Abrhams of Madisonville and Edith Son of Sacramento; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Her husband, Charlie Pleasant, died in 1970.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Reid-Walters Funeral Home in Earlington, with burial in Free Union Cemetery near Sacramento.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Green River Hospice.

Jewell Sigler
ROBARDS, Ky. — Jewell Sigler, 87, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Colonial Terrace Nursing Home in Sebree.
She was a member of Cherry Hill Baptist Church for more than 60 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Betty Chappell of Corydon and Fay Rowland of Henderson; a brother, James Overby of Evansville; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and nieces and nephews.
Her husband, Carl R., died in 1997.
Services will be at 1 p.m .Saturday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home, with burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Clay.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice or to Cherry Hill Baptist Church.

Robert Wilson
MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Robert H. “Shug” Wilson, 77, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Regional Medical Center.
He retired from P&M Coal Co. after 35 years of service.
He was a member of Mortons Gap Christian Church where he was an elder, Sunday school teacher and a youth leader.
He was a World War II Marine Corps veteran, serving in the South Pacific.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Martha (Nance); a daughter, Karen of Madisonville; a brother, James E. Jr. of Madisonville; a grandson, Jeremy; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Barnett-Strother Funeral Home, with burial in Grapevine Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mortons Gap Christian Church Family Life Center.

V. Fern Paddick
SUMNER, Ill. — V. Fern Paddick, 92, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital.
She was a retired school teacher in Lawrence County.
She was a member of Central Christian Church, the National Teachers Association and the Garden Club.
Surviving are a daughter, Joanne Downs of Detroit; a son, Jack of Sumner; a sister, Goldie O’Dell of Noble; a brother, Wilbur Brownfield of Sumner; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, P. Manley, in 1984, and by four sons.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Chauncey City Cemetery.
There will be no visitation at Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Chauncey Methodist Church.

Amelia Clodfelder
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. — Amelia Belle Clodfelder, 90, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at the United Methodist Village.
She was a retired school teacher.
She was a member of Lawrenceville First United Methodist Church.
Surviving are her husband, the Rev. Austin Clodfelder; a sister, Bertha Whitehouse of Harrodsburg, Ky.; and nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.
There will be no visitation at Smith Funeral Home in Lawrenceville.

Hobart Hamilton
ROBINSON, Ill. — Hobart V. Hamilton, 81, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at Crawford Memorial Hospital.
He retired in 1975 after 37 years of service as a teacher in the Oblong country schools. He was also a farmer.
He was a member and served in all offices of East Porterville Christian Church and was a member and past president of the Robinson Kiwanis.
Surviving are his wife, Mary (Lamb); two sons, Jerry of Naperville and Roger of Dayton, Ohio; a sister, Nina Mae Holt of Robinson; two grandchildren, Molly and Dallon Hamilton; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Goodwine Funeral Home Robinson Chapel, with burial in Oblong Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to East Porterville Christian Church or to the Robinson Kiwanis.

Mary Cotton
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. — Mary E. Cotton, 82, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Lawrenceville Manor.
Surviving are a sister, Bessie Caron of Mount Carmel; and a brother, John Arnold of Sunrise Beach, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. today in Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Short Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

Cecil Kendall
HUTSONVILLE, Ill. — Cecil LaVaughn Kendall, 66, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at his home of cancer.
He retired in 1995 from J.M. Jones Co. in Champaign after 25 years of service.
Surviving are his wife, Darlene (Burr); a daughter, Angela Malone of Robinson; his mother, Ruth Kendall Lawhead of Robinson; a sister, Cathy Lawhead of Robinson; three stepsisters, Irrila Hoover and Imogene Murphy, both of Robinson, and Florence Wall of Kentucky; seven brothers, Gerald Lawhead of Dietrich, Raymond Lawhead of Elizabethtown, Ky., Kenny, Donnie, Gary and Paul Lawhead, all of Effingham, and David Lawhead of Breeze; a stepbrother, Clarence Lawhead of Oblong; two grandchildren, Clayton and Sabrina Malone; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Goodwine Funeral Home Robinson Chapel, with burial in Robinson New Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 8 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.

Wayne Lanham
HARRISBURG, Ill. — Wayne Lanham, 81, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at Good Shepard Nursing Home.
He had worked as a miner.
He was a member of the First Church of Christ in Eldorado where he served as a deacon, the Masonic Lodge in Raleigh and Detroit, the Shrine and the Blue Lodge.
Surviving are his wife of 19 years, Joann (Mills); a daughter, Donna K. Dawes of Plano, Texas; two sons, Curtis Tite of O’Fallon and Mike Tite of Eldorado; six grandchildren, Wesley and Sheena Tite, Ryan Dawes, Rhona Pinkney, Kim Sampson and Becky Moreland; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Watson Funeral Home, with burial in Raleigh Masonic Cemetery in Raleigh.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Lora Stacey
ROSICLARE, Ill. — Lora M. Stacey, 89, formerly of Rosiclare, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at Park View Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Surviving are a brother, Alvin Banks of Herod; and two grandchildren, Lynda Elam and Michael Joiner.
She was preceded in death by twin daughters, who died in infancy, and by another daughter, Molly Frances Joiner, in 1997.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today in Good Hope Cemetery in Herod.
Friends may call from noon to service time at Hosick Funeral Home Rosiclare Chapel.

Norma Orange
Norma Dean Orange, 70, of Evansville, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at St. Mary’s Hospital of heart complications.
She attended Jesus Is The Word Ministries.
Surviving are three daughters, June Surhkamp and Sharon Hooper, both of Evansville, and Juanita Nichols of Fort Branch, Ind.; four sons, Eugene Higginson of Wadesville, Ind., Calvin Higginson of Evansville and Brian and Robert Orange, both of Harrisburg, Ill.; a sister, Pat Layman of Hommassa, Fla.; a brother, Leonard Reneer of Newport, N.C.; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Calvin H. Higginson, in 1957, and by her second husband, Glenn W. Orange, in 1987.
Services will be at noon Monday at Browning Funeral Home, the Rev. Don Rich officiating, with burial in Antioch Cemetery in Cowling, Ill.
Friends may call from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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