Obituaries

Gail Y. Stonefield

June 29, 2014
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Gail Y. Stonefield passed away on June 28, 2014. She was a dedicated compassionate person who loved to make the people around her happy. With her infectious personality, Gail’s smile, love and warmth will forever live on through the eyes and within the hearts of her close friends and family. She leaves behind her...

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John Allen Wright

June 28, 2014
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John Allen Wright

John Allen Wright, 37, of Moores Hill, IN, passed away Friday, June 27, 2014. He was born Wednesday, June 15, 1977 in Lawrenceburg, IN.  He served his Country as a member of the United States Army.  He worked as a Mechanic for Indiana DOT and he loved his job. John loved his home &...

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Gene Ferguson

June 28, 2014
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Gene Ferguson

Gene Ferguson, 80, of Dillsboro, IN, passed away Saturday, June 28th in Dillsboro, IN. He was born Friday, April 6, 1934 in New Madrid, MO, Son of the late Jake Ferguson and the late Florence Clark Ferguson. He served his Country as a member of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He...

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Richard A. Griffis

Mr. Richard A. Griffis, age 62, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on May 25, 1952, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of the late, Homer & Ruby (Wombles) Griffis. He was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he attended high school. Richard was united in marriage on April 7, 1973, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the...

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Loretta Rose

June 27, 2014
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Loretta J. Rose, 75, of Versailles passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Waters of Clifty Falls at Madison. She was born near Freedom in Owen County, Indiana on June 27, 1938 the daughter of Forest and Zella Noel Strouse. She was married to Wayne Rose on September 17, 1960 and he preceded...

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Cheryl A. Frensemeier

June 26, 2014
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Cheryl A. Frensemeier

Cheryl A. Frensemeier, age 61 of Batesville, Indiana, died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at her residence. Born July 14, 1952 in Batesville, she is the daughter of Delores (Nee: Raver) and Francis “Bobe” Walke. She married Michael Frensemeier May 22, 1971 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Batesville. Cheryl was a member of St....

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Patricia Blossom Smith, Age 82

June 26, 2014
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Patricia Blossom Smith, Age 82

Patricia Blossom Smith, age 82, longtime resident of Brookville, Indiana and Hilton Head, South Carolina died Tuesday, June 24, 2014. At the time of her death she was convalescing close to family in Orlando, Florida. Born May 17, 1932, in Richmond, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Dr. Paul & Harriet (Farquhar)...

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Diane (Gray) Proffitt Wargo

June 26, 2014
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Diane (Gray) Proffitt Wargo

Diane (Gray) Proffitt Wargo, age 70, of Laurel, Indiana died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at her residence. Born March 23, 1944 in Hamilton, Ohio she was the daughter of the late Walter & Jean (Schmitt) Gray. Survivors include a daughter, Bridget Proffitt of Brookville, Indiana; two granddaughters, Angela Suding and Chelsea Proffitt; three sisters,...

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Kenneth Leon Powers, Sr.

June 26, 2014
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Kenneth Leon Powers Sr. , age 67 of Osgood, Indiana, entered this life on June 8, 1947 in Greensburg, Indiana.  He was the son of the late Phillip and Audrey Smith Powers.  He was a US Army Veteran serving his country from December 16, 1965 to March 10, 1967. Kenny married Sharon Sue Wilson...

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Mr. Lewis G. Rucker

Mr. Lewis G. Rucker

Mr. Lewis G. Rucker, age 86, of Pleasant, Indiana, entered this life on April 2, 1928, in Jefferson County, Indiana, the loving son of the late, Stanley M. & Amanda (Johnson) Rucker. He was raised in Craig Township in Switzerland County & was a 1947 graduate of Vevay High School. Lewis was inducted into...

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