Ruby Virginia Reece, 90, a long time Greens Fork resident, died Sunday, August 27, 2017, at Golden Rule Rehab Center, where she had resided for the past 2 years. She was born in Burkes Garden, VA on March 16, 1927 to Otie and Mary Katherine (Felty) Wilson and lived most of her life in the Greens Fork area. Ruby was a former employee of DECCA Records and was an avid gardener. She is survived by nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Reece in 2011, a daughter, Dixie Reece in 2004 and siblings Jack Wilson, Jim Wilson and Mattie Wells.
Larry J. Necessary, age 66, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at his home. He was born on March 30, 1951, in Richmond, Indiana. Larry had lived in this community most of his life. He worked as a machine operator for TimkenSteel and formerly worked at TS-Tech Indiana and H&S Precision Screw Products. Larry was also a retired minister at the Greens Fork Christian Church, Fountain City Church of Christ, and Northside Church of Christ in Richmond.
atricia L. Bohlander, age 85, of Milton, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana after a brief illness. She was born on December 20, 1931 in Abington, IN to Cecil and Evelyn (Hamm) Wilson and had lived all her life in the Wayne County area. Pat was a 1950 graduate of Milton High School. She was a member and deaconess of the Milton Christian Church, CWF, and In and Around Home Economics Club. In 1966 she and her late husband, Jack, established and operated Poor Jack Amusements, Indiana’s largest family owned carnival.
Brenda Kay Atkins, 56, passed away at her home in Milton on Sunday morning August 13, 2017. A daughter of the late Eugene and Ruby (Steward) Smith, Brenda was born in Connersville, Indiana on October 11, 1960. She was raised in the Bentonville community, attended Bentonville Elementary School and Connersville High School. She has made her home in the Milton and Cambridge City communities for the past 16 years. Brenda worked as a waitress in area restaurants and most recently the Flying J Truck Stop in Spiceland.