Nola “Lucille” Wages, age 96, a New Castle resident, went home to be with the Lord on August 9, 2020. She was a patient at Heritage House Convalescent Center. She was born May 2, 1924 in Farmers, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Hubert and Clementine Roberts Moore. She was a homemaker and loved family activities. She was a member of the First Bible Free Will Baptist Church.
Mary Naomi Soliday born October 7, 1922 in Spiceland, Indiana to Forrest King and Laura May Ricks King Baker. She married Sylvan G. Soliday on November 18, 1939. She attended Spiceland and New Castle schools. She worked at the Ashland School cooking for the student body for 10 years. She was a Henry County Extension Homemakers – Live and Learn Club Rural Learning for over 50 years.
Virginia L. Brumley 85 of Richmond went to be with her Lord August 1, 2020 at Golden Living Center. She was born March 15, 1935 in Pemberton, Ohio to Jacob Walter and Helen Miller Houchin. She grew up in Bellefontaine, Ohio and moved to Richmond in the 1960s. She was a graduate of Bellefontaine High School and attended Moody Bible Institute. She was a homemaker and formerly worked at RP&L, Richmond Community Schools, and Middle Fork Reservoir.
Ruthann Hawk, 82, of New Castle passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Hickory Creek. She was born July 21, 1938 in New Castle to the late George and Delma (Wolf) Forbes. Ruthann retired from Citizens State Bank following 34 years of service. She was a former member of the United Women’s Circle and Trinity United Methodist Church where she was the church treasurer and Sunday school teacher. She was currently a member of Straughn Community Church.
Wayne Allen Hinchman, 79, of Connersville, formerly a long time resident of Hamilton, Ohio passed away Friday morning, August 7, 2020 at Rush Memorial Hospital, Rushville, Indiana. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home with Reverend Terry Unthank officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 AM until the time of the service on Wednesday
Lawrence E. Rheinhardt, age 90, of Richmond, Indiana, died Thursday, August 6, 2020, at his home. Born January 18, 1930, in Richmond, Indiana, to Frank and Nannie McNew Rheinhardt, Lawrence lived in this community most of his life. He was a 1948 graduate of Richmond High School and earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Purdue University. Lawrence served in the U.S. Army. He retired from Belden in 1992, where he worked for most of his engineering career.
Ramona A. Johnson, 84, passed away on Thursday evening, August 6. She was born Ramona Alice Barker in Ridgeville, Indiana, on October 16, 1935, the daughter of Howard Lawrence & Bertha Ellen Mobley Barker. Ramona was a 1953 graduate of Milton High School. She married Julian D. Johnson 64 years ago on June 17, 1956, and they were blessed with two sons. Ramona was formerly a bookkeeper with Purina and later worked as a dental assistant before she retired.
Albert E. Fullerton, Sr., 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, August 6. Al was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on February 15, 1933, the son of Travis & Christine H. Archer Fullerton. Al was a US Army veteran of the Korean War. Prior to retirement, he worked as an assembler and mechanic for 42 years at the former Wayne Corporation. On weekends, he also worked part time as a security guard.
Saphira Ariya Durham and Autumn Lee Durham, infant identical twin daughters of Travis Keith Durham and Cheyenne Autumn Tanner passed away Thursday afternoon, August 6, 2020, at their home in Cambridge City, Indiana. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 5, 2020, Saphira and Autumn spent most of their life in Riley Hospital, returning home on Thursday. Besides their parents, survivors include half-siblings, Selenra Allison, Jeryca Allison, and Cameron Underwood; maternal grandparents, Debra Smith of Cambridge City and Clifford Faber of Connersville; paternal grandmother, Rhonda Turner of Richmond; paternal great-grandmother, Dallas Lockhart of Cambridge City; uncle, Taylor Snider of Richmond; aunt, Tonya Antunes and her daughter; cousins, Whitney (Duane) Dunaway, Kairi and Mairi Dunaway, Alison Pitcher, Madison and Hayley Gribbons; godfather, Michael Tanner; godmother and cousin, Shelby (James) Bell and their daughter, Nova; several great aunts and uncles. Saphira and Autumn were preceded in death by their paternal grandfather, Rod Snider; paternal great-grandmother, Doris Mae Davis; maternal great-grandmother, Caroline Dawson; aunts, Michelle Miller, and Crystal Snider; uncle, Jonathan Kirschner. The family will receive guests from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 noon on Monday, August 10, 2020, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home Connersville, IN.
A Richmond teen has been arrested and faces a preliminary charge of attempted murder after a shooting on the city’s far-east side. Shortly before 9:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, second-shift patrol officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Commerce Road near the state line after a report of a shooting. The area is home to some restaurants, recreation spots and visitor lodging near Interstate 70. Officers located Christopher Lambert, 21, of Richmond, with a gunshot wound to the arm and leg.