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Gregory Markel McMillon Aug. 16, 1984 - Aug. 4 2018

Gregory Markel McMillon passed away Saturday, Aug. 4 2018 in Fort Wayne. Greg wa born Aug. 16, 1984 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Dorothy Shipp and Calvin Munns. Greg attended Marion high School where he graduated June 9, 2002. Greg continued his education at Lincoln

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Pending services

Michael G. Hughes, 71: of Upland, died Sunday evening, Aug. 12, 2018, in IU Health Blackford Hospital. Arrangements are pending with Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 259 N. Main St., Upland, Indiana. Linda Holmes, 69: Gas City, passed away at he

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Dean L. Smith March 9, 1936 - Aug. 13, 2018

Dean L. Smith, 82, of Huntington, passed away at 5:20 a.m. on Aug. 13, 2018, at Markle Health Care. Family and friends may gather at Glancy - H. Brown and Son Funeral Home, 203 N. Matilda St., Warren, on Aug. 16, 2018, from 4 - 8 p.m. Celebration of life service at

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Robert Lee Ruch May 26, 1939 - Aug. 9, 2018

Robert Lee Ruch, 79, of Westville, Illinois, formerly of Sweetser, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, surrounded by his family. Bob was born on May 26, 1939, in Marion to Gale and Louise (Curless) Ruch. He married Delores Pintar in 1970. Bob is survived by his wif

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Michael G. Hughes April 28, 1947 - Aug. 12, 2018

Michael G. Hughes, 71, died Sunday evening, Aug. 12, 2018, in IU Health Blackford Hospital, Hartford City. He was born in Huntington on April 28, 1947, the son of the late Rex G. and Faye Bell (Craig) Hughes. He attended Mississinewa High School and served in the U

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Ninabelle Purdy Aug. 17, 1931 - Feb. 18, 2018

Ninabelle (Parsons, Lighty) Purdy passed from her earthly home surrounded by her loved ones on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at 6:25 a.m. She was born on Aug. 17, 1931, the youngest of 10 children born to Harold Darnington Parsons and Elizabeth Haney Crum Parsons in Hitch

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John W. Wilhelm July 9, 1925 - Aug. 13, 2018

John W. Wilhelm, 93, died on Monday evening, Aug. 13, 2018, in his residence with family by his side. He was born on July 9, 1925, in York, Pennsylvania, the son of the late John W. and Mary (Eckenrode) Wilhelm. John graduated from York High School, York, Pennsylva

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James 'Jim' Owen Jones Dec. 28, 1919 - Aug. 14, 2018

James “Jim” Owen Jones, 98, passed away at 1:24 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at Bridgewater Centre Nursing Home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City, with the Rev. Lloyd Hal

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Larry M. Scott June 1, 1958 - Aug. 9, 2018

Larry M. Scott, 60, Marion, entered eternal life at 6:26 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The oldest son of Lemoia Clariett, Larry “Big Mooch” was born on June 1, 1958, in Osceola, Arkansas. The family will receive visitors from noon to 1 p.m. with Larry

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Jean Walker June 24, 1948 - Aug. 8, 2018

On Aug. 8, 2018, at 8:08 a.m., Jean Walker went home to be with the Lord, passing peacefully in her home. She was born to Raymond Walker Sr. and Ola Mae Walker on June 24, 1948, in Parma, Missouri. Jean accepted Christ at an early age. Her family belonged to Macedo

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Martin Josef Duffey Aug. 21, 1936 - Aug. 10, 2018

Martin Josef Duffey, 81, of Wabash, died at 11:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. He was born Aug. 21, 1936, in Wabash to John Benjamin and Edith Caroline (Hegel) Duffey. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2

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Esther C. Richardson April 5, 1919 - Aug. 10, 2018

Esther C. Richardson, 99, of Indianapolis, passed away on Aug. 10, 2018. She was born April 5, 1919, in Marion to Frank and Lydia Sample. She spent over 60 years with her loving husband, Van Richardson. Esther attended Marion High School and graduated from Internat

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Mary E. Butler May 20, 1926 - Aug. 10, 2018

Mary E. Butler, age 92, of Marion, passed away at 3:32 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Colonial Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center, Marion. Mary was born May 20, 1926, in Sweetser, the daughter of the late Fred and Glendora (Foster) Stevens. She married Lester Bu

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Pending services

Dean L. Smith: 82, Warren passed away on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at Markle Health and Rehab. Arrangements are pending at Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren. Delores D. Purvis: 83, Marion, passed away at 8:05 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Co

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Arliss L. Faust Aug. 2, 1945 - Aug. 11, 2018

Arliss “Artie” L. Faust, age 73, of Jonesboro, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in his home. Artie was born Aug. 2, 1945, in Whitley City, Kentucky, the son of the late Harlan and Zona (Perry) Faust. He married Beverly J. Leep on July 18, 1969, and

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Ronald Lee 'Ron' Humes July 13, 1951 - Aug. 11, 2018

Ronald Lee “Ron” Humes, 67, passed away on Aug. 11, 2018, in Marion. Ron was born to Charles E. and Mary L. (Frisoni) Humes in Mishawaka on July 13, 1951. His youth was spent in South Bend and Mishawaka, attending John Adams High School and graduating f

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Marian P. Cooper Nov. 4, 1918 - Aug. 11, 2018

Marian P. Cooper, age 99, of Marion, passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation Center, LaFontaine. Marian was born Nov. 4, 1918, in Highland, Illinois, the daughter of the late Gustave and Pauline (Bachman) Bleisch. She marri

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Ernest E. Evans

Ernest E. Evans, 84, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at his home in Fort Wayne surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Marion to the late Ernest E. and Nellousie Evans, Sr. Ernest graduated from Marion High School in 1951, Indiana University in 1955 and

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James Edwin Hinant Jan. 11, 1937 - Aug. 11, 2018

James Edwin Hinant, 81, of LaFontaine, died at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1937, in Gas City to John Edwin and Addie Belle (Turner) Hinant. Jim was a 1954 graduate of Mississinewa High School and attended Indiana University

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Hilda M. Hurlock Nov. 21, 1930 - Aug. 11, 2018

Hilda M. Hurlock, 87, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Miller’s Merry Manor nursing home, Marion. Hilda was born Nov. 21, 1930, in the family farmhouse in Grant County to the late Norman and Mabel Mason Bailey. She was a graduate of Fairmount High School and

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Marcie Lynn Traylor April 13, 1968 - Aug. 9, 2018

Marcie Lynn Traylor, 50, passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 9, 2018, in Anderson. Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at Calvary Christian Lighthouse Church, 2101 N. Walnut St., Hartford City, with visitation being from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

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Ronald D. Tate June 17, 1948 - Aug. 8, 2018

Ronald D. Tate, 70, Greentown, passed away peacefully on Aug. 8, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. He was born June 17, 1948, in Pontiac, Michigan, to Hanley and Dora (Groven) Tate. He was married to Carol (Agnes) Tate, who still survives. Ron was a 19

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James E. Deeter Febr. 13, 1922 - Aug. 7, 2018

James E. Deeter, 96, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Marion Rehabilitation and Assisted Living Center. Jim was born on Febr. 13, 1922, to the late Charles and Mary Alice Deeter. He grew up in Chili and graduated from Chili High School in 1940. Jim then joi

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Clarence 'Jay' Jones Nov. 29, 1934 - Aug. 8, 2018

Clarence “Jay” Jones, 83, Gas City, passed away at IU Ball Memorial on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Jay was born in Jonesboro on November 29, 1934, to Clarence and Orpha (Duncan) Jones. On January 3, 1983, he married Minnie Lewis, and she survives. Jay wa

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Timothy Harrison Strickland Sept. 17, 1953 - Aug. 7, 2018

Timothy Harrison Strickland, 63, of Greenfield, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis from complications following surgery. He was born on Sept. 17, 1953, in Greenfield, the son of Robert H. and Margot H. Strickland, who

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Martha E. Holley Aug. 4, 1945 - Aug. 8, 2018

Martha E. Holley, age 73, of Huntington, died at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Parkview Huntington Hospital. There will be no visitation or funeral services. Burial will be at a later date. Martha was born on Aug. 4, 1945, in Liberty Center, the daughter of

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Jeffery Dean Mills June 23, 1960 - Aug. 4, 2018

Jeffery Dean Mills, 58, passed away on Aug. 4, 2018, at 4:15 a.m. at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born in Hartford City on June 23, 1960, to Dean Harold Mills and Sharon Lee (Michaels) Mills. Jeffery will be cremated and there will be no services at thi

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