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Obituaries

Glenda J. Pence Nov. 13, 1943 - Oct. 20, 2018

Glenda J. Pence, 74, of Amboy, passed away at 6:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Limeston County, Alabama on Nov. 13, 1943, the daughter of Thomas H. and Bernice Webb Johnson. Glenda married Rodney G. Pence at the Amboy Friends Chu

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Vicki Lynn Connett Sept. 24, 1951 - Oct. 19, 2018

Vicki Lynn Connett, age 67, of Marion, went to be with The Lord on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. She passed away peacefully at her residence while surrounded by family and song. Vicki was born Sept. 24, 1951 in Shelbyville, the daughter of the late Harry and Betty (Anders

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Robert D. 'Bob' Cora March 24, 1959 - Oct. 21, 2018

Robert D. “Bob” Cora, age 59 of Marion passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 in his home. He was born March 24, 1959 in Marion, to the late Ewell D. Cora and Lucy M. (Rice) Woodard. His mother survives. He married Debbie Nall on May 1, 2010, and she also su

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Rose Ella (Bigelow) Fransen May 4, 1959 - Oct. 19, 2018

Rose Ella (Bigelow) Fransen, 59, of Tipton, died on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at her residence. She was born on May 4, 1959 in Marion, to William Thomas & Pauline R. (Potts) Bigelow. Rose was a bartender at the Junction Bar in Tipton. She was an avid Cubs, Indiana

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Susan E. Reece Oct. 5, 1992 - Oct. 20, 2018

Susan E. Reece, 26, of Hartford City, passed away at 3:49 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. She was born on Monday, Oct. 5, 1992, in Muncie. Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Fune

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Bette Ruth Scheerer March 28, 1927 - Oct. 17, 2018

Bette Ruth Scheerer, 91, of Marion, died at 3:11 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at Bluebird Retirement Facility in London, Ohio, after being ill for several years. She was born March 28, 1927 in Marion, to Henry and Maudie (Gorham) Drake. She married Larry Sheerer

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Pending Services

Richard E. Wolfe, 86, of Marion, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren. Tara N. (Lips) Hodges, 45, Montpelier, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at IU Ball Memorial Hospital. Arrangement

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Donald R. McCracken Nov. 29, 1956 - Oct. 21, 2018

Donald R. McCracken, 61, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at his Fairmount residence. Donald was born on Nov. 29, 1956, Marion, son of the late Charles and Marie (Bundy) McCracken. Don graduated from Olney Friends School in Barnesville, Ohio in 1975 and from Earlham Coll

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Rebecca 'Beckey' Johnson Aug. 15, 1944 - Oct. 20, 2018

Rebecca “Beckey” Johnson, 74, Marion, passed away at 1:47 p.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. Beckey was born on August 15, 1944, to the late Walter and Frances Collins. Beckey attended Marion High School and later

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Eugene 'Gene' Grant, Jr. Aug. 13, 1954 - Oct. 18, 2018

Eugene Grant, Jr., 64, Marion, passed away at 9:14 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. He was born in Birmingham, AL, to the late Eugene Grant Sr., and Mary Louise (King) Grant, on August 13, 1954. He married, Nancy Lewis in 2009,

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Fairy Kay King (Breedlove) May 22, 1938 - Oct. 16, 2018

Fairy Kay King (Breedlove) passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home. Fairy was born May 22, 1938, in Marion, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Maxine Breedlove. She married Robert King on May 1, 1959. Surviving are her husband Robert; daug

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Suzy Ann McCallister Sept. 27, 1943 - Oct. 18, 2018

After a short illness and severe heart problems, Suzy Ann McCallister, 75, Marion, went to be with the Lord in her home at 7:20 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018. She was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on September 27, 1943, to the late Charley and Tennessee (

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Pending services

Glenda J. Pence: 74, of Amboy passed away at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.

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Byron Beck Aug. 7, 1932 - Oct. 14, 2018

Byron Beck, 86, passed away at 2:10 a.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018. He was born in Hope, Indiana, to Mary Alice Beck-White and Theodric Romaine Beck. Byron served in the Army during the Korean War. He graduated from Franklin College with honors, Magna Cum Laude,

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Angela 'Angie' Myers Cook July 26, 1969 - Oct. 15, 2018

Angela “Angie” Myers Cook, 49, Gas City, passed away at 12:39 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Marion General Hospital. She was born in Marion on July 26, 1969, to John Myers and Candace (Ruth) Sanders. On August 18, 2016, she married her loving hus

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Madeline Elliott July 16, 1917 - Oct. 18, 2018

Madeline Elliott, 101, Marion, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at Marion General Hospital. She was born in Radley, Indiana, on July 16, 1917, to the late Leslie Lee and Daisy Opal (Logan) Smith. On October 20, 1934 s

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Frances L. Simmers Oct. 30, 1920 - Oct. 18, 2018

Frances L. Simmers, 97, Roanoke, died at 12:27 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Lutheran Life Village of Kendallville. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Glenwood Cemetery in Roanoke. Preferred memorials are to Glenwood Cemetery, in

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Sarah Jane (Rogers) Herring Jan. 26, 1935 - Oct. 18, 2018

Sarah Jane (Rogers) Herring, 83, received her eternal reward at 12:28 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018, with family by her side. The daughter of George H. and Ruby M. Rogers, Sarah Jane was born in Wabash County on January 26, 1935, and grew up in Swayzee. When S

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Mary J. Wilkey Nov. 11, 1946 - Oct. 16, 2018

Mary J. Wilkey, 71, of Marion passed away at 9:39 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at her residence in Marion. She was born on Monday, Nov. 11, 1946, in Heber Springs, Arkansas. She married James William Wilkey on Friday, Nov. 10, 1972, in Marion. Mary was a graduat

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Mark Douglas Fisher

Mark Douglas Fisher, 35, Huntington, died at 5:41 p.m. Oct. 15, 2018, at his home. Mark was born on Dec. 25, 1982. Visitation will be 3 – 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at Bailey-Love Mortuary. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Oct. 22 at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Pastor Mica

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Thomas Richhart April 12, 1950 - Oct. 16, 2018

Thomas Richhart, 68, passed away on Oct. 16, 2018, at Heritage Pointe in Huntington. Tom was born April 12, 1950. Visitation will be held Oct. 24, 2018, from 12 - 3 p.m. followed by funeral services at 3 p.m. both at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive Huntingto

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Terry Ray Sommers April 4, 1954 - Oct. 18, 2018

Terry Ray Sommers, 64, Andrews, died at 3:33 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Visitation will be from 1– 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana. Burial will be in Andrews

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Thurman Faris Jones Oct. 7, 1936 - Oct. 14, 2018

Thurman Faris Jones, 82, Marion, IN, went to be with the Lord at 12:10 p.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at IU Health Jay County, Portland, IN. He was born in Montpelier, Kentucky, to the late Arvin and Lillie Ruth (Faris) Jones. He accepted Christ at a young age a

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Judith E. Brenneman Dec. 4, 1941 - Oct. 14, 2018

Judith E. Brenneman, 76, Gas City, passed away at 3:04 a.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. A lifelong resident of Marion, Judith was born on December 4, 1941, to the late Russell and Lois Shook. In accordance with Judith’s wi

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Larry J. Bogenschutz, Sr.

Larry J. Bogenschutz, Sr., 69, formerly of Dunkirk, currently of Marion, passed away peacefully while in the company of family members at his residence. Larry was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Oct. 18, 1948, a son of the late Roselyn Otine (Davenport) and Bernard Bo

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Pending services

Mary J. Wilkey: 71, of Marion passed away at her home on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at 9:39 p.m. Arrangements are pending at Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren. Victor Gibson: Please notify Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service at 765-664-5030 if you are r

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Stanley "Rex" Ramseyer July 5, 1937 - Aug. 8, 2018

Stanley “Rex” Ramseyer, 81, of Palm Springs, California, formerly of Wells County, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at his residence in California. He was born on Monday, July 5, 1937, in Wells County. Rex was a 1955 graduate of Chester Center Hi

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Kattie Marie Horsley March 14, 1938 - Oct. 17, 2018

Kattie Marie Horsley, 80, passed away at 5:52 a.m. Oct. 17, 2018, at Bridgewater Nursing Centre. She was born in Blue Creek, Ohio, on March 14, 1938. Funeral service at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City, with the Rev. Bobby Th

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Everett L. Gross March 27, 1943 - Oct. 16, 2018

Everett L. Gross, 75, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in his residence following an extended illness. He was born on March 27, 1943, in Sikeston, Missouri, to L. B and Leabell (Donaldson) Cobb. Everett served with the United States Army from 1960 to 1965. Fo

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Mario A. Alvizures Aug. 3, 1955 - Oct. 16, 2018

Mario A. Alvizures, 63, Huntington, passed away at 9:08 p.m. on Oct. 16, 2018, at his residence. Mario was born Aug. 3, 1955, in Guatemala. Calling hours will be 4 – 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home with recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. Mass of

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Leonard L. Needler May 25, 1934 - Oct. 16, 2018

Leonard L. Needler, 84, Converse, died at 6:28 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born in Upland on May 25, 1934, to the late Ray and Edith (Tutterow) Needler. On December 24, 1955, he married Dorothy M. Johnson, and she p

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Coral Nan Smith April 24, 1940 - Oct. 13, 2018

Coral Nan Smith, 78, Marion, passed away at 10:22 a.m. on October 13, 2018, at Brookdale Nursing in Granger. She was born in Marion on April 24, 1940, to the late Marvin Edward and Mildred Lorraine (Weaver) Smith. There will be no visitation or funeral service. Arr

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Pending Services

Angela “Angie” Myers Cook, 49, Gas City, passed away at 12:39 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Marion General Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City.

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Ronald 'Ron' Lee Ball March 9, 1945 - Oct. 14, 2018

Ronald “Ron” Lee Ball, Sr., 73, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma. Ron was born on March 9, 1945, in Marion, to the late Chester and Orveta

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Larry Lee Turner, Sr. Jan. 23, 1947 - Oct. 15, 2018

Larry Lee Turner, Sr., 71, Marion, passed away at 8:05 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. A lifelong resident of Marion, Larry was born on January 23, 1947, to the late Vaughn and Charlotte D. (Bonham) Turner. He married his sweet

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Stephanie Jo McMurray Oct. 9, 1966 - Oct. 14, 2018

Stephanie Jo McMurray, 52, Marion, went to be with the Lord at 4:13 a.m. on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born in Marion to David Ray Barley, Sr., and the late Jennie Leopa (Pavone) Barley on October 9, 1966, and was Daddy

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Carolyn Naomi (Pettiford) Shipp May 10, 1934 - Oct. 11, 2018

Carolyn Naomi (Pettiford) Shipp was born on May 10, 1934, in Weaver, Indiana, to the late Carlos and Osie (Smith) Pettiford. She accepted Christ as her Savior at a young age and was a faithful and active member of Greater Second Baptist Church under the leadership

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Robert H. 'Bob' Griffith

Robert H. “Bob” Griffith, age 85, of Elsmere, Kentucky, passed away at home on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Robert was born in Huntington, to the late A.B. Griffith and Helen Garrison Horner. He was retired from Duro Bag Company, and spent his time watching w

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