Obituaries


Alice M. Grimes

Alice Marie Grimes, 95, Ladoga, passed away January 4, 2017 at the Lane House in Crawfordsville. She was born on April 17, 1921 in Putnam County to the late William F. and Florence (Cooley) Compton. On January 8th 1945 she married Jean E. Grimes. Jean passed away in 1989. Alice was a homemaker. She enjoyed […]


Lewis R. Smith

Lewis R. Smith, 91, of Waveland, IN passed away at his residence on January 9, 2017. Lewis was born in Wayne Co., IL to Rude & Nellie Longbons Smith on Jan. 5, 1926.  He graduated from Fairfield High School. He married Laura-Belle Deem with whom he had four children.  He married second to Jean Surface […]


Marjorie “Marge” Perry

Marjorie “Marge” Lou Perry, 85, of Waveland, passed away Saturday morning, January 7, 2017 at Saint Elizabeth East in Lafayette, IN. She was born March 13, 1931 in Morton, IN to the late Roy and Martha (Maddox) Detro. On March 20, 1949 in Russellville, she married James H. Perry. Jim passed away November 15, 2010. […]


Rex Hunley

Randel “Rex” Hunley, 83, of Waveland, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Franciscan Health. He was born on July 21, 1933 in Crawfordsville, IN to the late Harry P. and Mary (Kidd) Hunley. On September 22, 1951 in Crawfordsville, he Married Wynona M. “Onie” (Allen) She survives. Rex attended Southmont High School. He worked […]


Wilbur “Dean” Bushong

Wilbur “Dean” Bushong, 86, formerly of Crawfordsville, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 at Franciscan Health in Dyer, Indiana. He was born on December 27, 1929 in New Market to the late William and Helen (Budd) Bushong. Dean graduated from Russellville High School with the class of 1947. On January 19, 1951 he married Dorothy […]


Paul King

Paul Alan King, 71 of Waveland, passed away Monday, December 26, 2016 at Ben Hur Health and Rehab. We was born on April 15, 1945 in Crawfordsville, to the late Paul and Wanda Mae (McMurry) King. Paul graduated from Linden High School with the class of 1963 surviving a train crash in 1962. He married […]


Jerry Dale Parks

Jerry Dale Parks, 58, of Waveland, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Christmas morning, December 25, 2016. He was born in Anderson, IN on January 8, 1958 to Steven C. Parks and Stella M. (Holland) Parks. Jerry attended Madison County School. He then worked as a construction contractor for many years. On […]


Glenn E. Thornburg

Glenn Edward Thornburg also known as Cecil McGaughy 85, of Russellville died Sunday in his home surrounded by his family. Born April 30, 1931, in Union City, IN, he was the son of Charles Thornburg and Arletta Cooper Thornburg, and raised by Fred and Hazel McGaughy. He married Betty Lou Turner on April 2, 1950. […]


Mary Evelyn Pittman

Mary Evelyn Pittman, 95, of Crawfordsville, passed away at Hickory Creek of Crawfordsville on Friday morning Oct. 14, 2016. She was born on April 23, 1921 in Scottsburg, IN to the late Larry and Bertha Meranda Richey. She graduated from Ambia High School in 1939 and was a Mother and homemaker. She was married to […]


Richard Alan Young

Richard Alan Young 72, of Waveland, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on January 18, 1944 in Crawfordsville to the late Dudley and Barbara (Anderson) Young. He married Deanna (Dean) Young on March 20, 1964 in Ladoga. Rich graduated from Ladoga High School, attended Rose-Hulman Institute […]


Maxine O. Wheeler

Maxine Oswalt Wheeler passed peacefully at her home in Browns Valley surrounded by her loving family at 9:00AM Tuesday August 30, 2016. She was born a true valentine, Feb 14, 1931 in Wingate IN. Maxine graduated from Waveland in 1949 and married her high school sweetheart, Bob Wheeler. Maxine loved God, her devoted husband, 4 […]


Tom Uhls

Carl “Tom” Uhls, 83, Roachdale, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at his residence. He was born on May 8, 1933 in Kentucky to the late Hugh and Mattie (Pierce) Uhls. On July 3, 1958 he married Elaine (Willett) Uhls. She preceded him in death, November 3, 2000. Tom proudly served our country in The […]


Diana Lea Modesitt

Diana Lea Modesitt of Yorktown Heights, NY, passed away on July 27, 2016.  She was 75.  Diana formerly resided in Russellville, IN and Terre Haute, IN. She worked as a teacher’s aide with special needs children in Yorktown for 25 years. She previously enjoyed many years as a Team Mom with her kids’ sports. Diana […]


Dorothy “Dottie” Kincaid

Dorothy “Dottie” L. Kincaid, 87 of Crawfordsville, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Wellbrooke of Crawfordsville. She was born on February 10, 1929 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late James Evarts and Elsie (Chappell) Keys. On April 1, 1950, she married David Kincaid in Burnettsville, Indiana with Rev. Raymond Skelton officiating. They were married […]


Mary Jacquelyn (Steward) McGaughey

Mary Jacquelyn (Steward) McGaughey , 81, of Russellville passed away Friday, July22, 2016 in her beloved farm home with her family by her side. Jacque was born November 8, 1934 in Lima OH, the daughter of Cleon and Bernice (Darnall) Steward. She married Morris (Buddy) McGaughey on June 23, 1956 in Bainbridge.  He preceded her […]