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Obituaries

Doris Curry Jan. 10, 1932 - June 14, 2018

Doris Curry, 86, of Huntington, passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Huntington. Mrs. Curry was born on Jan. 10, 1932, in Clay County, Kentucky. Calling hours will be held on Monday, June 18, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Clear C

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Marjorie A. Kientz April 29, 1928 - Dec. 20, 2017

Marjorie A. Kientz, formerly of Fairmount, was born on April 29, 1928 in Yoder, to James and Helen Johnson. She made the transition from this life into the next on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Marge married Forest C. Kientz on June 11, 1954 in Jeffersonville. She grad

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Faye B. Hall June 24, 1945 - June 15, 2018

Faye B. Hall, age 72, of Huntington, died at 7:30 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 at Markle Health & Rehabilitation. Faye was born on June 24, 1945 in Huntington, the daughter of Thomas and Bertha Covey. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. – noon Tuesday, June 19,

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Philip D. Ruppert Sept. 6, 1942 - June 16, 2018

Philip D. Ruppert, 75, of Andrews, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 3 a.m. at his home in Andrews. He was born on Sept. 6, 1942. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferso

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Marcella Jo (Weaver) McKee Aug. 23, 1937 - June 14, 2018

Marcella Jo (Weaver) McKee, 80, Marion, received her eternal reward at 7:18 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018. She was born in Gas City on August 23, 1937, and was the daughter of the late Joe and Ruth (Price) Weaver. Marcella married Billie McKee on October 7, 1956,

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Virginia Ruth Farlow Hendrickson Wiist April 27, 1924 - June 13, 2018

Virginia Ruth Farlow Hendrickson Wiist, 94, passed away on June 13, 2018. She was born April 27, 1924 in Randolph County, the daughter of the late Roy and Ruth (Jervis) Farlow. She was a 1942 graduate of McKinley High School, Winchester. She married Chester Hendric

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Pending Services

Frank M. Hinkel: 76, Marion, passed away at Millers Merry Manor, Marion, on Friday, June 15, 2018. Services are pending at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion.

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Marcella May 'Kitty' Jackson May 14, 1928 - June 15, 2018

Marcella May “Kitty” Jackson, 90, Marion, went to be with the Lord at 5:45 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018, at Marion General Hospital. She was born in Marion on May 14, 1928, to the late Tom and Zella (Lahmon) Benbow. On January 14, 1955, Kitty married t

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Darwin L. Burnworth Sr. Dec. 18, 1940 - June 13, 2018

Darwin L. Burnworth Sr., 77, of Huntington, died at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Parkview Huntington Hospital. A private memorial service will be held with burial in Gardens of Memory in Huntington County at a later date. Darwin was born on Dec. 18, 1940 i

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Dale E. Spencer April 16, 1927 - June 6, 2018

“I’ve got one more story, and then, I’ve got to go …” Dale E. Spencer, 91, passed away Wednesday evening, June 6, 2018, at Heritage Pointe, Warren, with family by his side. He was born on April 16, 1927, in Monroe Township, the son of

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Patricia L. Hawkins Dec. 30, 1928 - June 13, 2018

Patricia L. Hawkins, 89, passed away June 13, 2018 in Wesleyan Health and Rehabilitation Center, Marion. She was born Dec. 20, 1928 in Marion to the late Martin J. Edwards and Jeanette (Griffin) Crumley. A lifelong resident of Grant County, Patricia worked for Hill

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Mary Shatto

Mary Shatto 91, died, June 14, 2018 at her residence at Signature Health and Rehab of Muncie, after a short illness.  Mary grew up in and around Grant and Wabash counties, but called LaFontaine her hometown and Muncie her home. Surviving are her daughters

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Pending Services

Marcella Jo (Weaver) McKee: 80, Marion, received her eternal reward at 7:18 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018.   Arrangements are pending with Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North  Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion.

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Donald L. Reagan Sept. 11, 1928 - June 14, 2018

Donald L. Reagan, age 89, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018 in his Marion home. Donald was born on Sept. 11, 1928 in Marion, the son of the late Jerome and Nerva (McCarroll) Reagan. He married Nancy Cruea on June 7, 1982, and she survives. Don was an Army veteran

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Gary A. Gasper

SFC Gary A. Gasper, Sr. (United States Army, retired), 78, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at home surrounded by his family after a short illness. Gary was born in Marion and lived in Richmond Hill for the past 10 years. He was a 1958 graduate of Marion High Sch

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Helen Marie Eubank Oct. 5, 1925 - June 12, 2018

Helen Marie Eubank, 92, of Warren, passed away at 8:05 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Heritage Pointe in Warren, IN.  She was born on Monday, Oct. 5, 1925, in Huntington. A graveside service to celebrate her life will be at Red Men Cemetery 815 Nancy P.O. B

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Jerry L. Hendey April 13, 1945 - June 13, 2018

Jerry L. Hendey, 73, Gas City, passed away in his home at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was born in Marion on April 13, 1945, to the late William G. and Geraldine F. (Shane) Hendey. On October 30, 1964, Jerry married his sweetheart, Kay Louise Kinzie, and

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Special Notice

Please notify Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service at 664-5030 if you know Jerry Lee Jones, husband of Joyce J. Evans, who died on June 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Joyce’s date of birth is July 12, 1954. Jerry’s last known location o

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Dallas R. Thomas Jr. May 2, 1935 - June 6, 2018

Dallas R. Thomas Jr., age 83, of Elwood, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. He was born in West Lafayette on May 2, 1935, to the late Dallas R. and Edith (DeWitt) Thomas Sr.   Dallas was a graduate of Alexandria H

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James 'Jimmy' M. Duncan December 7, 1958 - June 11, 2018

James “Jimmy” M. Duncan, 59, Marion, passed away at 3:40 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born on December 7, 1958, Jimmy was a lifelong resident of Marion and the son of James Duncan and Betty (Hawkins) Bridenthal. He

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Mike Nelson January 9, 1948 - June 8, 2018

Mike Nelson, 70, Lafayette, went to be with the Lord at 1:50 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018, at St. Anthony Healthcare in Lafayette. He was born in Marion on January 9, 1948, to the late Claude Thomas and Lydia Irene (Shockey) Nelson. Mike was a 1966 graduate of Miss

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Carolyn S. Wood June 1, 1955 - June 12, 2018

Carolyn S. Wood, 63, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Community Hospital in Anderson.  Carolyn was born on June 1, 1955, in Marion, to the late John and Rebecca (Garner) Davis. She graduated from Fairmount High School in 1973.  She later wor

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Jeannette M. Worden June 19, 1924 - June 11, 2018

Jeannette M. Worden, 93, passed away June 11, 2018 at her residence in Weatherford, Texas. She was born June 19, 1924 in Portage County, Wisconsin to Charles and Bessie (Ward) Leary. She married Robert Worden on Dec. 15, 1945 after his return from duty in WWII. The

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Pending Services

Patricia L. Hawkins: 89, passed away June 13, 2018 in Wesleyan Health and Rehabilitation, Marion. Arrangements are pending at Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Marion Chapel, 2722 South Washington Street, Marion, IN 46953.Online condolences may be made at www.

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Phyllis Collier April 18, 1936 - June 8, 2018

Phyllis Collier, age 82, of Huntington, died at 9:20 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018 at Hickory Creek at Huntington. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2018 in Hillcrest Cemetery in Huntington with Pastor Timothy Lorenz of St. Peter Evangelical Lu

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Alta M. Wilson September 23, 1925 - June 8, 2018

Alta M. Wilson, 92, Marion, passed away in Marion General Hospital at 9:07 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018. She was born in Marion on September 23, 1925, and was the daughter of the late Leonard and Georgia (Dodson) Mathews. Alta married Cornelius Wilson, who preceded

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Michael Ray Parker July 14, 1955 - June 12, 2018

Michael Ray Parker, 62, Marion, went to be with the Lord in his home at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. He was born in Marion on July 14, 1955, to Charles Lester and Catherine “Joan” (Drook) Parker. Michael graduated from Marion High School and wa

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Allen Stewart Williams Oct. 4, 1923 - June 6, 2018

Allen Stewart Williams, age 94, of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, met his Savior Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Heritage Pointe of Huntington. Born on Oct. 4, 1923 in Dix Run, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Kenzie A. and Margaret Summers Williams. Visitation will

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Elizabeth B. Martin

Elizabeth B. Martin, age 84, of New Haven, formerly of Huntington, died at 7:34 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018 at her son’s home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m-12 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2018 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN. Funeral ser

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Walter D. 'DeWayne' Miller

Walter D. “DeWayne” Miller, age 70, of Huntington, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018 at his home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington. Funeral services will immediat

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Shirley Ann Planck Sept. 28, 1933 - June 10, 2018

Shirley Ann Planck, 84, passed away June 10, 2018 in Wesleyan Health and Rehabilitation Center, Marion after an extended illness. She was born Sept. 28, 1933 in Minnesota and was the daughter of the late Albert and Margaret (Schultz) Taugner of St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Brian E. Fields Jan. 23, 1973 - June 4, 2018

Brian E. Fields, 45, of Marion went to be with our Lord on June 4, 2018. He was born in Terre Haute to Elmer and Vicki Fields on Jan. 23, 1973. Brian graduated from Marion High School 1991 and continued his education to become a certified welder. He worked as a Cer

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Charles Scott 'Scooter' Campbell September 24, 1973 - June 6, 2018

Charles Scott “Scooter” Campbell, 44, died unexpectedly in his Indianapolis apartment on June 6, 2018. He was born on September 24, 1973, in Marion to Charles and Wendy Campbell. He graduated from Mississinewa High School in 1991 and then joined the U.S

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Jessica Rae McIntire Feb. 18, 1985 - June 11, 2018

Jessica Rae McIntire, passed away at 10:31 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018 in Hartford City. She was born in Bluffton on Feb. 18, 1985 to Tracy A. Horton and Helen M. (Thornbury). Service for Jessica will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Keplinger Funeral Home, 5

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Special Notice

Please notify Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service at 664-5030 if you have contact information for Brandon Smith. He is the son of Mark Alan Smith, Marion, who died on Friday, June 8, 2018. Mark’s date of birth is July 15, 1970.

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Pending Services

James “Jimmy” M. Duncan: 59, Marion, passed away at 3:40 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.  Arrangements are pending with Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, IN.

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Lela D. Stanton Feb. 26, 1930 - June 09, 2018

Lela D. Stanton, 88, of Hartford City, passed away at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 09, 2018 at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton. She was born on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1930, in Mace. Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Fu

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Gladys B. Jackson March 18, 1926 - June 2, 2018

Gladys B. Jackson, 92, Marion, was surrounded by her loving family when she received her eternal reward at 9:35 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Marion General Hospital. She was born in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, on March 18, 1926, to the late Marion and Jenny (Horn

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Elmer Ellsworth Williams Nov. 7, 1943 - June 5, 2018

Elmer Ellsworth Williams, 74, of Mentone, passed away at 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2018 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne. He was born on Nov. 7, 1943 in Alexandria to Virgil G. & Cora Berniece (McClish) Williams. He worked at Gen Corp in Mar

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Donald L. Smith June 27, 1930 - June 8, 2018

Donald L. Smith, 87, of Fishers, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 in Fishers. Donald was born June 27, 1930 in Sweetser, the son of the late Fred and Florence (Hudson) Smith. He married Ruth Smith (Harmon) on July 15, 1950 and she survives. Donald was an Army Veter

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Pending Services

Shirley A. Planck, 84: passed away June 10, 2018 in Wesleyan Health and Rehabilitation, Marion. Arrangements are pending at Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Marion Chapel, 2722 South Washington Street, Marion, IN 46953.

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Kenneth Leverton January 6, 1922 - June 9, 2018

Kenneth Leverton, 96, Marion, died at 4:40 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Grant County on January 6, 1922, to Cordie and Anna (Wisehart) Leverton, Kenneth was a lifelong resident of Marion. He graduated fro

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Lorene (Tackett) Sparks Sept. 8, 1939 - June 8, 2018

Lorene (Tackett) Sparks, 78, of Foley, Alabama, formerly of Grant County, passed away at 5 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018 at her home in Foley. She was born on Friday, Sept. 8, 1939, in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Family and friends may gather to share and remember at

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Renita L. Searles Sept. 5, 1970 - June 9, 2018

Renita L. Searles, age 47, of Marion, died at 12:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 in Warren. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Renita was born on Sept. 5, 1970 in Wabash, the daughter of Roger G. and Marylou (Buroker) Searles. She graduated from Huntin

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Linda Renea (Royal) Davis July 2, 1963 - June 5, 2018

Renea was a 1981 graduate of Mississinewa High School and continued her education at Ball State. She later moved to Napoleon, Michigan. She is survived by her husband, Richard Davis and son, Caleb Moore, both of Michigan; mother, Fannie (Dailey) Royal, Gas City. Gr

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Helen C. Cochran

Helen C. Cochran, 92, of LaFontaine, passed away at 10:15 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation in LaFontaine. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104

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Thomas R. Maxwell March 9, 1954 - June 10, 2018

Thomas R. Maxwell, 64, of Huntington, passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Thomas was born on March 9, 1954, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Jimmy and Nelli (Hammet) Maxwell. To honor the wishes of Thomas there will be no calling or servi

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