Randal “Randy” Lee Pettit, 60, Marion, passed away at 7:10 am on Monday, March 30, 2020, at Colonial Oaks Health & Rehabilitation Center in Marion. A lifelong resident of Marion, Randy was born in Marion on Sunday, January 31, 1960, to Benny and Loretta (Faudere) Pettit.
Charles “Gator” T. Gadberry, 87, went home with his Lord on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at 4 a.m., at Marion General Hospital. Charles had become very close to the Lord during his fight with lung cancer. He was born on Dec. 14, 1932, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, to Thomas and Lillie (Brandon) G…
Pauline Marie Moorman, 86, Converse, went to be with the Lord at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020, at Colonial Oaks Health & Rehabilitation Center in Marion. She was born in Scott County, Indiana, on Sunday, April 2, 1933, to Ivan and Virgie (Richey) Shearer. On June 8, 1952, she marr…
Tom Lee, 81, Marion, passed away at 12:44 am on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in his home after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Marion on Friday, February 3, 1939, to Orville and Mary (Fisher) Lee. On September 19, 1958, he married Bonnie “Darlyn” Strickland.
Norma K. Van Camp, 88, of Pennville, IN. formerly of Warren & Keystone, passed away at 9:15 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020 at Signature Health & Rehabilitation in Bluffton, IN. She was born March 11, 1932, in Huntington County, IN.
Asher L. Hawkins, 78, of Bluffton, IN. formerly of Montpelier, died March 29, 2020 at Markle Health & Rehab. He was born April 04, 1941, in Grant County, IN. He married Leanor “Judy” (Tarpley) Hawkins on Oct. 21, 1983. Asher attended Mississinewa High School.
Ronald K. Jegen, 65, Marion, passed away at 3:55 pm on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Marion General Hospital. He was born in Indianapolis on Sunday, December 12, 1954, to Charles and Donna Jegen, who preceded him in death.
Jack D. Royce, 84, long time Upland resident, passed away at 10:15 pm on Friday, March 27, 2020, at home in Martinsville, IN. He was born in Marion, Indiana, on Thursday, October 27, 1935, to Douglas and Lucille (Andrews) Royce. On July 7, 1956, he married Donna M Welch, who survives.
James Oliver Gard passed away on March 25, 2020. He was born June 10,1947. He was the son of Arthur (Art) & Virginia (Alexander). He was born in Frankfort, Indiana. He married Sherlyn (Mills) on May 23,1970 & they divorced in 2002.
Mary K. Bowland, 87, of Amboy, IN passed away Thursday morning, March 26, 2020 at Century Villa in Greentown, IN. She was born in Huntington, IN on Aug. 27, 1932, the daughter of Jace and Grace Carl Howard, Jr.
On Friday, March 27, 2020, Franklin Howard Frayer passed away at The Hearth of Sycamore in Ft. Wayne, Indiana at the age of 76. Frank was born on June 11, 1943 to Theodore and Frances (Keck) Frayer in Canton, Ohio. He attended Green High School. Frank received his undergraduate degree from T…
Robert “Clifton” Burton, 83, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at his home with family by his side. Clifton was born on Feb. 28, 1937, the son of the late Frank and Florence Burton, in Geff, Illinois. He graduated from Cisne High School in Illinois in 1954, an…
Lawrence J. Berry, 86, Jonesboro, passed away at 4:20 am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at his home in Jonesboro. He was born in Marion, Indiana, on Wednesday, July 12, 1933, to Martin and Francis (Axley) Berry. On September 15, 1972, he married Elaine C. Keesor, who survives.
Scott A. Spencer, 44, of Marion, passed away at 11:40 am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Marion General Hospital. A lifelong resident of Marion, Scott was born in Marion on Wednesday, April 23, 1975, to the late Rex Spencer and to Rebecca (Havens) Rhum, who survives. On March 24, 2001, he mar…
Vera A. Johnson, 95, of Marion, passed away in her home at 6:40 pm on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. She was born in Sweetser on Saturday, July 19, 1924, to Fred and Glendora (Foster) Stevens. She was married to Fredrick B. Johnson, who preceded her in death.
Sondra “Sonny” L. Jackson, 78, Huntington, passed away at 10:00 am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor – East in Wabash. She was born in Marion on Wednesday, July 23, 1941, to Clarence and Marthena (Hueston) Davis. On February 14, 1977, she married Robert A. Jackson, and he p…
Anthony R. “Tony” Draper, 69, of North Webster, IN passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at his home. He was born on Nov. 17, 1950 in Marion, IN to Hermer Franklin & Rita Ann (Richards) Draper.
Helen E. Parmer, 92, Marion, passed away in her home at 9:52 am on Saturday, March 21, 2020. She was born in Williamstown, New Jersey, on Wednesday, April 6, 1927, to the late Abraham and Helen (Thompson) Heiney. She lived her adolescent years in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and Day…
Helen E. Parmer, 92, of Marion, passed away in her home at 9:52 am on Saturday, March 21, 2020. She was born in Williamstown, New Jersey, on Wednesday, April 6, 1927, to the late Abraham and Helen (Thompson) Heiney. She lived her adolescent years in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, and …
Kenneth P. Spence, 87, of Fairmount, died on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Colonial Oaks Health & Rehabilitation Center in Marion. He was born in Fairmount on Aug. 30, 1932 to William & Lillie Spence (Radcliffe). He was a 1950 graduate of Fairmount High School.
Rita M. Fedewa, of Wabash, died March 21, 2020, at the age of 92. She was born in Kentland, Indiana, on June 21, 1927, to John C. and Anastasia (Bower) Prue. Rita married Thomas H. Fedewa on June 27, 1951.
Wilda Irene Welch, 82, Upland, passed away at 5:05 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Upland. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on Saturday, December 4, 1937, to Lee and Lenore (Bjork) Grafton. On July 15, 1961, she married Ray Welch, and he survives.
Helen L. Thomas, 97, Gas City, passed away at 3:39 am on Friday, March 20, 2020, at University Nursing Center in Upland. She was born in Wabash on Wednesday, September 13, 1922, to Jessie and Lola (Jones) Burkholder.
Tommy L. Hecox, 68, Swayzee, passed away at 5:47 pm on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Marion General Hospital. He was born in Edinburgh, Indiana, on Wednesday, August 8, 1951, to Hugh and Madonna (Losure) Hecox.
Kenneth P. Spence, 87, of Fairmount, died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Colonial Oaks Healthcare. Arrangements are pending at Armes-Hunt Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 415 S. Main Street, Fairmount, Indiana.
Carmen Waneta Jones, 99, Swayzee, Indiana went to be with Jesus on March 16, 2020 at Century Villa Healthcare in Greentown, Indiana. She was born on Oct. 8, 1920 near Galveston, Indiana to the late Earl and Bertha (Deisch) House.
Richard D. Messler, 69, Marion, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana. He was born in Marion on Saturday, December 9, 1950, to Harry and Edna (Bowman) Messler. He was married to Jeannette Hoffman Messler, who survives.