Obituaries

Lawanna Rose Duvall (7/30/2021) - Lawanna Rose Duvall, age 75 of Cambridge City, Indiana, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana, two weeks before her birthday. She was born August 7, 1945 in Richmond, Indiana, a daughter of William Richard Heath, Sr., and Edna Elizabeth (Soper) Heath. Lawanna was a very giving and caring women, […]
Janet Frances Ketron (7/30/2021) - Janet Frances Ketron, age 86, passed away on Sunday July 25, 2021 at Reid Hospital. She was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts on April 21, 1935 to John Harry and Helen Frances Condon Linde. Janet graduated from Plymouth High School in 1953 and married her love Robert “Bob” W. Ketron on April 9, 1955 in Massachusetts. […]
Harrison Floyd Sartain (7/30/2021) - Harrison Floyd Sartain, age 88, of Richmond, Indiana, died peacefully Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. Harrison was born on November 14, 1932, in Wolf Bayou, Arkansas, to Paul and Cora Mae Staggs Sartain. He lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of his life. Harrison was employed at Johns Manville for […]
Bobbie Lee Hines (7/30/2021) - Bobbie Lee Hines, 72, of Richmond, IN died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Golden Living Center in Richmond, IN. Born on July 24, 1949, in Richmond, IN he was the son of the late Milford C. & Grace (Bell) Hines. Bobbie had worked at Color Box in Richmond for over 30 years. Preceded in death […]
Mona Mae Malott Curnutt (7/30/2021) - Mona Mae Malott Curnutt, age 85, passed away at home on Saturday, July 24, 2021. She was born March 13, 1936, a daughter of Richard and Myrtle Smith Malott. Mona attended New Castle High School. She had worked in manufacturing at Cumfy Togs and Huntington Industries in New Castle, and Precision Wire in Hagerstown, Indiana. […]
James H. Gilmore (7/27/2021) - James H. Gilmore, age 85, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away peacefully following a short illness Monday, July 26, 2021, at his home. Born December 8, 1935, in Richmond, Indiana, to Clarence and Helen Downing Gilmore, Jim lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of his life. He graduated from Webster High School in 1954. Jim was […]
Janet Joan Burch (7/27/2021) - Janet Joan Burch, age 88, of Richmond, Indiana, died Saturday, July 24, 2021, at her home. Born July 6, 1933, in Richmond, Indiana, to Walter and Ruth Garrett Johns, Janet was a life-long resident of this community. She earned a dental assistant degree. Janet worked for Merle Norman Cosmetics for 13 years and had also […]
James P. “Jim” Lees (7/27/2021) - James P. “Jim” Lees, 91, of Richmond, passed away July 25, 2021, at Reid Health after a short illness. He was born April 1, 1930, in Richmond to Edward and Virginia Jones and lived here most of his life. He and June were the owners of Lees Wallpaper. Jim was a Marine Corp. veteran. He […]
Janice Sue Richardson (7/27/2021) - Janice Sue Richardson, age 89, of Centerville, Indiana, died Monday, July 26, 2021, at Friends Fellowship Community. Born July 20, 1932, in Daleville, Indiana, to Ralph and Lucile Wright Heath, Janice lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of her life. She graduated from Daleville High School in 1950 and attended Ball State University and IU […]
Helen Elizabeth (Dann) VanDevender (7/27/2021) - Helen Elizabeth (Dann) VanDevender, age 98, an Indianapolis resident, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 6, 1923 a daughter of Mary Jane (Anderson) McIntyre and James C. Cranley. Helen was raised by her grandparents, Flora and Sanford Anderson in Mays, Indiana. She graduated from Mays High School […]
Betty Lou Garrison (7/27/2021) - Betty Lou Garrison, 92, of Connersville passed away Friday, July 23, 2021 at Reid Health of Richmond following a short illness. She was born at the family home in Connersville on December 25, 1928, one of four daughters of Fred Willis and Charlotte Pearl “Sweetie” Huber Cole. Betty was a graduate of Laurel High School […]
Rosemarie Wuertemberger (7/27/2021) - Rosemarie Wuertemberger, age 90, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Reid Health. She was born on November 14, 1930, to Edward and Lucy Cable Kruckeberg. “Rosie”, as she was known to family and friends, grew up in Versailles, Ohio, before moving with her family to Boston, Indiana, where she attended Boston […]
Elmora Joyce Neal (7/26/2021) - Elmora Joyce Neal, 87, of Hagerstown, died Monday, July 19, 2021 at Stonebrooke Rehab Center, New Castle. She was born in New Castle on March 14, 1934 to Dick and Etta (Purvis) Rains and was a life long resident of the area. Survivors include 4 granddaughters, Jennifer Neal, Jessica Neal, Darla Neal Murphy and Dawn […]
Michael Eugene Reynolds (7/26/2021) - Michael Eugene Reynolds, 72, passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021, after a 3 year battle of stage 4 lung cancer. Michael was born on April 7, 1949, to Walter G and Margaret (Harris) Reynolds in Winchester Indiana, and was a lifelong Fountain City resident and attended Hopewell Methodist Church. He was a graduate of […]
Marcella M. Baumer (7/25/2021) - Marcella M. Baumer, age 91 of Richmond, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday July 23, 2021 at Reid Hospital while surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Richmond, Indiana on March 25, 1930 to Glen and Clytice Wysong Hartrum and had lived in the area all of her life. […]
Josephine Jane “Jo” Storer (7/25/2021) - Josephine Jane “Jo” Storer, age 91, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Rosebud Village. Born April 2, 1930, in Eaton, Ohio, to Christian M. and Anna B. Ott Fudge, Jo lived in Richmond most of her life. She was a 1948 graduate of Eaton High School. Jo worked as an office manager […]
Jack M. Hatcher (7/25/2021) - Jack M. Hatcher, age 92, of Richmond, Indiana, died Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at home surrounded by his family. Jack was born March 4, 1929, in Muncie, Indiana, and moved to Richmond in 1959. He graduated from Center High School in Perry Township, attended Ball State University, and received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. […]
Phillip R. Gardner (7/25/2021) - Phillip R. Gardner, age 78, of Centerville, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville, Ohio, after a two-month battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Phil was born on February 6, 1942, in Richmond, Indiana, to Floyd W. and Elizabeth Irene Beetley Gardner. He graduated from Richmond High School in 1960 […]
Fred E. Teel (7/23/2021) - Fred E. Teel, 93, passed away peacefully, with family by his side, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at his home near Jacksonburg. He was born in New Castle on September 29, 1927 to William and LeVeda (Smith) Teel. Fred, a World War II Naval Veteran, retired from Connersville Jr. High School where he taught Social Studies. […]
Mary Catherine “Kacky” Kennedy (7/23/2021) - Mary Catherine “Kacky” Kennedy was called home to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on July 18, 2021, in Dayton, Ohio. She was born on August 25, 1976, to Columbus “Sonny” Kennedy and Caryol “Bit” Davis-Kennedy in Richmond, Indiana. Kacky went to Richmond Senior High School, and lived most of her life in Richmond, IN. In 1996, she received […]
Charles A. “Chuck” Winters (7/22/2021) - Charles A. “Chuck” Winters, 80, of Hagerstown, died Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Majestic Care of Connersville, where he had recently resided. He was born in New Castle on September 21, 1940 to Paul and Marguerite (Harcourt) Winters. He served with the US Air Force. Chuck was a member of New Testament Church of Christ […]
Eleanor Louise Turk (7/22/2021) - Eleanor Louise Turk, age 85, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, July 18, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. Born September 9, 1935, in Charlottesville, Virginia, to Alan and Louise Goodman Fort, Eleanor lived in Richmond most of her life. She received her undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1957; went to Kiel, […]
Betty J. Barbee (7/22/2021) - Betty J. Barbee, 90, went to be with her Lord on July 19, 2021 at the Orlando Health Blue Cedar Emergency Room in Leesburg, Florida. Betty was born at home in Connersville on February 9, 1931 to Roger Paris and Lois Simpson Paris. She was a lifelong resident of Connersville prior to moving to Florida […]
Sharon Kaye Mann (7/20/2021) - Sharon Kaye Mann, age 65, of Richmond, Indiana passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Reid Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  She was born June 22, 1956 in New Castle, Indiana, to William “Bud” and Janet Frech.  Sharon graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1975.  She was a long time resident of Richmond.  She […]
John Sylvan Adams (7/20/2021) - John Sylvan Adams, 73, a lifelong resident of Connersville, passed away Sunday evening, July 18, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond. He was born March 11, 1948, the elder of two children of Robert Sylvan and Annie Beatrice Whitfield Adams. He was a 1966 graduate of Connersville High School. On September 26, 1970, John married Joyce […]
Betty L. Holloway (7/20/2021) - Betty L. Holloway, age 93, passed away on July 12, 2021 at home. She was born in Richmond on August 7, 1927 to William and Thelma Stott Hensley and lived in Richmond all of her life. Betty was a retired employee of JC Penny Co., was a member of the Eastern Star and First Baptist […]
Bessie Ollis (7/20/2021) - Bessie Ollis, 69, of Fountain City, passed away July 17, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born April 10, 1952, in Rutland, Ohio to Homer and Nola Schaffer Bradshaw and has lived here in this area for the last 20 years. She was a homemaker; she loved her family, collecting dolls, and she loved […]
Roy Lee Shockney (7/19/2021) - Roy Lee Shockney, age 80, of Richmond, Indiana passed away peacefully at home on July 18, 2021 after a 30-year battle with cancer. Roy was born near Winchester, Indiana on February 25, 1941 to Vernon and Helen Baldwin Shockney. He was a 1959 graduate of Williamsburg High School. On May 30, 1963 he married Rene […]
Paul Fuller (7/19/2021) - Paul Fuller, 85, Richmond, died July 17, 2021, after a short illness. He leaves behind his wife of 65 years, Dorothy, three sons, David of Webster City Iowa, Steven of Anderson Indiana, and Allen of Economy Indiana as well as many grand and great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, William A and […]
Cory Owens (7/19/2021) - Cory Owens, passed away on July 13, 2021. He was born September 17, 1989 in Richmond, Indiana to Julie Brooks and Michael Owens. Cory was a resident of Richmond, Indiana and went to Richmond High School. Cory could draw literally anything. He loved sports, collecting hot wheels, enjoyed cooking but most of all enjoyed being […]