Obituaries


Dr. David L. Rice  

Dr. David L. Rice, 90, founding and first president of the University of Southern Indiana, died at 7:10 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in York, Pennsylvania. A native of New Market, Montgomery County, Indiana, Dr. Rice was born April 1, 1929, to the late Elmer J. and Katie Tate Rice, one of 14 children. […]


Connie Belle Tolin

Connie Belle Tolin, 57, was called to her heavenly home on December 31, 2019 after complications from her battle with blood cancer. She was born October 21, 1962 in Crawfordsville to Daniel E. and the late Opal J. (Tracey) Rice. She celebrated 34 years of marriage to Jeffrey J. Tolin on November 29, 2019. Connie […]


Lafe Edward Wiatt

On Sunday, December 22, 2019, God called Lafe Edward Wiatt home to be with Him.  He was born on October 26, 1969 in Indianapolis, IN. Twelve days after birth he was lovingly welcomed into the home of Larry and Esther (Paddack) Wiatt. Lafe graduated from Southmont High School in 1988 and went on to attend […]


Shirley M. Redden

Shirley Maxine Redden, 84 of Crawfordsville passed away December 3, 2019 at Ben Hur Health and Rehab. She was born on February 4, 1935 in Smartsburg to the late Omer Dale Elmore and Lucile Conrad Henry Elmore. She married Donald Eugene Redden on May 31, 1953 at Young’s Chapel Christian Church.  He survives. Shirley graduated […]


Norma “Joan” Everman

Norma “Joan” Everman, 87, of Russellville, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Ben Hur Health and Rehabilitation. She was born on August 18, 1932 in Russellville, to the late Floyd and Helen (McCormick) Trump. On August 2, 1953 in Russellville, she married Wayne Everman. He preceded her in death. Joan worked as a secretary […]


Phyllis Spencer

Phyllis Jean (McCormick) Spencer, 87, of Crawfordsville, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Bickford Senior Living Community, Crawfordsville. She was born on February 14, 1932 to the late Paul James and Margarette Louise (Ramsey) McCormick in Russellville. Phyllis was a 1950 graduate of Green Township High School, and then married Gerald “Bud” Francis […]


Donald W. Reddish “Donnie Bill”

Donald William Reddish “Donnie Bill”, 76, of Russellville, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at his home. He was born on October 26, 1942 in Crawfordsville to the late William R. and Frances Evelyn (Rice) Reddish.  He was first married to Frances Oberring. He then married Karen E. (Wilson) Reddish on March 9, 1984 in […]


Paul LeRoy Hutchings

Paul LeRoy Hutchings, 80, of Portage, Indiana passed away on Friday, September 13, 2019 in Brownsburg, Indiana.  He was born in Paris, Illinois on November 18, 1938 to the late George Hutchings and Catherine (Coons) Andrews. He proudly served in the United States Army.  He attended Freedom Baptist Church. Paul worked for US Steel in […]


Dolores McDaniel

Dolores A. McDaniel, 84, of Waveland passed away on August 4, 2019 at Hickory Creek in Crawfordsville.  She was born on February 24, 1935 to the late Enno and Loraine (Clark) Sager in Crown Point, Indiana.  On September 19, 1953 she married Seldon McDaniel in Crown Point, Indiana.  He preceded her in death. Dolores was […]


Robert C. Smith

Robert C. Smith, 76, of Crawfordsville, passed away July 18, 2019 at Franciscan Health in Lafayette, IN. He was born on February 11, 1943 at Lakeview Hospital in Danville, IL to the late E. Clair and Lala Loriane (Brimberry) Smith. He married Carol Presslor Coffman, later to marry Cindy Lou (Miles) Smith on July 16, 1984 […]


Grovie Holt Crum

Grovie Holt Crum went to Heaven on June 28, 2019. She was born February 23, 1929 in Tuscombia, AL. She had wonderful parents and loved her brother and sisters. Grovie was married many years to Calvin Holt, who preceded her January 12, 1997. They had two daughters, Sandy Kay who survives and Susan Diane who […]


Darcy Jay Jones

Darcy Jay Jones, 48 of Tempe, Arizona, passed away Tuesday, May 28th, 2019. He was born on August 13, 1970 in Crawfordsville, Indiana to Donna Denham and the late Clyde Jones. Darcy retired as a Major from the Army National Guard after 15 years of service and two tours of duty in Afghanistan. He was […]


Jerry Lewis Humphreys

Jerry Lewis Humphreys, 89, of Waveland, IN passed away April 12, 2019 at Life’s Journey of Avon, IN. He was born on October 30, 1929 in Parke County to the late Carl and Ferris (Heslar) Humphreys. He married Grace M. (Gibbs) Humphreys on December 4, 1949 in Milligan, IN.  She passed away on October 6, […]


James Dillon

James David Dillon, 77 of Waveland, passed away on April 5, 2019.  He was born on January 18, 1942 to the late James and Zelma (McQuire) Dillon in Crawfordsville, IN. James graduated from Crawfordsville High School.  He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam.  Upon returning home he worked as […]


Lowell Harbison

Lowell Edwin Harbison, 88, died on Monday, February 4th at Franciscan Health Hospital in Crawfordsville, Indiana.  He was born on April 12, 1930 in his childhood home located on Parkersburg Road near Russellville.  His parents were Raymond and Virginia Frances (Sewell) Harbison. Lowell was a proud, lifelong farmer spanning a period from the days of […]