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Travis Ray Blake (11/20/2023) - Obituary Pending View full obituary
Connie Faucett (11/20/2023) - Connie Faucett, 78, of New Castle passed away Sunday, November 19, 2023 at The Waters of New Castle. She was born on June 10, 1945 in New Castle to the late Ike and Mildred (Sorrell) Smith. A lifelong resident of Henry County, she worked at Chrysler Corp. in New Castle. Connie also worked at Allison […]
Neil Parker (11/19/2023) -      Neil A. Parker, 80, a former Fountain City resident, passed away on Saturday, November 18 in Richmond, where he had resided for the past several years.    Neil was born on April 3, 1943, the son of David E. & Dorothy B. (Burnap Parker Copley. Neil had formerly worked for Sherman Williams. For […]
Charles “Charlie” Polston (11/19/2023) - Charles “Charlie” Polston, 93, of New Castle, passed away at Henry Community Health on Friday, November 17, 2023. He was born on December 25, 1929, in Louisville, Kentucky, a son of the late Claude and Marie (Lair) Polston. Charlie served in the US Army during World War II and married the love of his life, […]
Peggie Anne Brinkley (11/19/2023) - Peggie Anne Brinkley, 86 of Henry County passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2023. She was born on October 19, 1937 to the late William and Mary King. Peggie loved to cook, she was a waitress and cook for many years in Indianapolis. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially the grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. […]
Janet Sue Moore (11/19/2023) -      Janet Sue (Smith) Moore, age 79, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023 in her home.    Janet was born on November 7, 1944, in Soldier, Kentucky, to Burl and Celestie (Tate) Smith.    Janet enjoyed a long and successful career as a real estate broker in both Indiana and […]
Jackie Stewart (11/19/2023) - Obituary Pending View full obituary
Sylvia L O’Neal (11/18/2023) - Sylvia I. O’Neal, age ,61 of New Castle, passed away Friday, November 17, 2023, at The Waters of New Castle. She was born February 3, 1962, in Winchester, Indiana to the late Paul & Irene (Bartlette) Pearson. Sylvia was a lively soul and enjoyed life to its fullest. Sylvia was a long time employee of […]
Karen Thomas (11/18/2023) - Karen Thomas, age 77, of New Castle, passed away Friday, November 17, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Ripley County, Indiana to the late Raymond & Edith (Young) Hardebeck. Karen was a lively soul and enjoyed life to its fullest. She loved her family more than anything. Her […]
Tina M Wilkinson (11/18/2023) - Tina M. WIlkinson, age ,56 of New Castle, passed away Friday, November 17, 2023, at IU Ball Memorial Hospital. She was born December 22, 1966, in New Castle, Indiana to Eva (Elliott) Lawson and the late Roy Lawson. Tina was a lively soul and enjoyed life to its fullest even though having a disability most […]
Marilyn Sue McKechnie (11/17/2023) - On November 12, 2023, our loving Lord welcomed home Marilyn Sue McKechnie, age 88. She was born on October 29, 1935 in Campbellsburg, Indiana to the parents of Wilma & Robert Wade. Following a move to New Castle, she became a big sister to Lee Ann (Wade) Wallen. Despite their 10 year age difference, they […]
Ruth Ellen Haskett (11/17/2023) - Ruth Ellen Haskett of Richmond, Indiana went home to be with her Lord on November 15, 2023, surrounded by her loving family and faithful dog “Precious”. She was born in Richmond, Indiana on June 11, 1943, to John W. Alvey Sr. and Hazel I (Mitchell) Alvey. Ruth was a member of the Nazarene Church of […]
Donna Jean Riden (11/17/2023) - On November 15th at around 11 pm, Donna Jean Centers Riden (“Jean”) died peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by family. Born September 27, 1933, Jean View full obituary
Clarence E. Bowman (11/17/2023) - Clarence Edward Bowman, 86 of Connersville, Indiana, passed away in his home, in Centerville, on November 16, 2023. Bo was born in Connersville, on May View full obituary
Pamela F. Stonecipher (11/17/2023) - RICHMOND, IN– Pamela F. Stonecipher, age 65, of Richmond, Indiana, died Thursday, November 9th, 2023, at home. Born March 4th, 1958, in Indianapolis, IN to Corinne and Samuel Hammond, Pamela lived most of her life in Richmond, IN. She enjoyed caring for family, spending time with her dogs, fishing, going to the casino and playing […]
Mary Therese Clark (11/17/2023) - Mary Therese Clark (née O’Keefe), 93, of Connersville, passed away early Wednesday morning, November 15, 2023, at The Waters of Tipton Nursing Home in Tipton, Indiana. Mary was a loving wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend. Mary was in failing health for several months and in hospice care. She was loved by […]
Barbara Sue South (11/16/2023) - Barbara Sue South, 82, of New Castle went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday November 16, 2023, at Reid Hospital in Richmond after numerous battles with cancer. She was born on January 10, 1941, in New Castle to the late Herbert and Mary (Dicken) Witham. She was a 1959 graduate of Lewisville […]
Catherine “Katy” Jeanine Bowling (11/16/2023) - Catherine “Katy” Jeanine Bowling, age 85, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday November 14, 2023 while surrounded by her family. She is survived by her six children who made up the entirety of her world, Jerri Lyn Peed (Dickie), Kim Pegg (Lee), Michael Bowling (Tia), Terri Shouse (Gary), John Bowling (Veronica) and Tommy […]
Paulette I. Evans (11/16/2023) - Paulette I. Evans, age 81 of New Paris, Ohio died Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at The Brethren’s Retirement Community under the care of Everheart Hospice in Greenville, Ohio. Born on August 15, 1942, in Wayne County Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Paul W. & Omah I. (Paulin) Smith. Paulette was a 1960 […]
Marla J. Johnson (11/16/2023) - Marla J. Johnson, 76, of New Castle passed away on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 16, 2023. A celebration of life will be held at 4:00 pm, Sunday, November 26, 2023 at Sproles Family Funeral Home. Friends may gather from 2 – 4 pm prior to the service. You may send the family a personal […]
Patricia “Patty” Lynn McClain (11/16/2023) - RICHMOND, Ind. – Patricia “Patty” Lynn McClain, age 71, of Richmond, Indiana, died Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at home surrounded by family. Born April 10, 1952, in Richmond, Indiana, to Edwin Charles and Ada Pauline Coffey, Patty was a life-long resident of this area. She was a secretary at Reid Health, and a member of […]
Glenn Allan Gray (11/16/2023) - Obituary Pending View full obituary
Frankie “Colene” Marcum (11/15/2023) - Frankie Colene  (Burchett) Marcum age 80, of Spiceland, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 11, 1943, in Albany, Kentucky to the late Johnny & Elizabeth (Dicken) Burchette. Visitation for Colene will be Monday November 20, 2023, at Rose City Funeral Home, 2011 Broad […]
Andrew Lynn Benz (11/15/2023) - Andrew Lynn Benz, 76, of Connersville passed away November 14, 2023 at Reid Richmond. One of five children of Frank and Rose Marie Underwood Benz, Andrew was born in Batesville on June 17, 1947 and graduated from Batesville High School with the class of 1965. He graduated from Ball State University with a master’s degree […]
Randyll A. “Randy” Kern (11/15/2023) - Randyll A. “Randy” Kern, 73, of New Castle, passed away Monday, November 13, 2023 at I.U. Ball Memorial Hospital. He was born April 4, 1950 in New Castle, a son of the late Lloyd Randyll and Hyacinth (Cain) Kern. Randy co-owned and operated Wooten Roofing for many years, and also worked at Grede Foundry in […]
Harry L. “Hank” Jeans (11/15/2023) -      Harry L. “Hank” Jeans, 93, formerly of Fountain City, passed away on Tuesday, November 14, at Ambassador Healthcare in Centerville.    He was born in New Paris, Ohio on July 5, 1930 to Floyd Ellsworth & Irene Aldean Wehrley Jeanes, both of whom preceded him in death. Mr. Jeans was a 1948 graduate of […]
Emma Osmun (11/15/2023) - Emma Mae Luna Osmun, age 79, formerly of New Castle passed away Sunday November 12, 2023, in Clermont, Florida. She was born January 1, 1944, to the late Carl Tom Willoughby & Gladys (Lawson) Willougghby. Emma loved her family and having them close to her was something she valued. She was a caregiver and took […]
Martin Beaty (11/15/2023) - Martin Beaty, 62, passed away on November 9th, 2023, at Reid Health. Martin was born to Dale and Nyla Beaty in Winchester, IN on October View full obituary
Michael D Creager (11/15/2023) - Michael “Mike” D Creager, age 45, passed away the morning of November 11, 2023, in Richmond, IN. Born on October 13, 1978 in Hamilton, OH, View full obituary
Becky Ann Roettger (11/14/2023) - Becky Ann Roettger (Barker), born November 4, 1982, passed away peacefully at her home on her 41st birthday, November 4, 2023, in Plant City, Florida, after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. What a birthday gift—to enter her final home and meet Jesus face-to-face! She was born at Tampa General Hospital and was the youngest […]