Obituaries

Evelyn L. Chasteen (11/22/2020) - Evelyn L. Chasteen, age 96, of Richmond, Indiana, died Friday, November 20, 2020, at Ambassador Healthcare. Born February 11, 1924, in Stop, Kentucky, to Minville L. and Lola E. Upchurch Morris, Evelyn lived in Richmond most of her life. She worked as a clerk at Richmond Gas Corporation for 25 years. Evelyn was a member […]
Diane Wendell (Groves) (11/21/2020) - Diane Wendell (Groves), New Castle, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Ball Memorial Hospital. Diane was born April 11, 1942, in New Castle. She was a 1960 graduate of New Castle High School and attended DePauw and Indiana Universities. Diane was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and worked as the Christian […]
Elizabeth Ann (Unser) Thistlethwaite (11/21/2020) - Elizabeth Ann (Unser) Thistlethwaite 92, Richmond, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at home with her family. She was born February 1, 1928, in Richmond, Indiana to Henry F. and Juanita (Taylor) Unser and lived in Richmond her entire life. She attended Brenau College in Gainesville, GA, and Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana where she […]
James Ray “Buzz” Pollitt (11/21/2020) - James Ray “Buzz” Pollitt, 55, of Connersville passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 19, 2020. A son of Terry and Jewel Carey Horning, Buzz was born in Connersville on February 7, 1965. In his leisure time, Buzz enjoyed playing video games, riding his scooter, and spending time with his family. Survivors include a brother, Randall […]
Marilyn J. Valentine (11/21/2020) - Marilyn J. Valentine, 83, went home to be with her Lord, surrounded by her loving family, on Thursday, November 18, 2020, at Reid Health, Richmond. The only child of Floyd and Thelma Hinskie Chance, Marilyn was born in Fayette County, Indiana on May 23, 1937, and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of […]
Sandra Marlene Logan (11/21/2020) - Sandra Marlene Logan, 70, of Connersville went home to be with the Lord Thursday morning, November 19, 2020 at I.U. Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born December 27, 1949 in Connersville, one of four children of Virgil and Beatrice Burch Peters. She was a 1968 graduate of Connersville High School. On June 28, […]
John Timothy “Tim” Harkleroad (11/21/2020) - John Timothy “Tim” Harkleroad, age 66, of Richmond, Indiana, died unexpectedly Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at his home. Born December 6, 1953, in Richmond, Indiana, to Robert L. and Marlene A. Phelps Harkleroad, Tim was a life-long resident of this community. He graduated from Richmond High School in 1972. Tim retired from Belden in 2015, […]
Betty J Riley (11/21/2020) - Betty J Riley, formerly of Centerville and a longtime resident of Arbor Trace, died Nov. 17. Betty was born on Oct. 29, 1939, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, to Sylvanus and Gemima Baker Durham. The family later settled in Liberty. Betty married Short High classmate Richard Lee (Dick) Riley and they made their home in Centerville. […]
David W. Jennings (11/21/2020) - David W. Jennings, age 60, of New Paris, Ohio passed away at Hospice in Franklin, Ohio on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. He was born February 23, 1960 in Richmond, IN to Albert D. Jennings and the late Margaret (Jefferis) Jennings. He was a 1978 graduate of National Trail High School. David enjoyed playing sports like […]
Harlen Hoover (11/21/2020) - Harlen Hoover, 88, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Hickory Creek of New Castle, one day prior to his 89th birthday. He was born on November 19, 1931 in Albany, KY, a son of the late Delmar Hoover and Vesta (Ayers) Brumley. Harlen retired from Ingersoll Steel in New Castle following […]
Margaret Gorman (11/21/2020) - Margaret Gorman, 99, a resident of New Castle passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at Stonebrooke Rehab Center. She was born July 6, 1921 in New Castle to the late Daniel and Edna Davis. She was a member of the First Bible Freewill Baptist Church in New Castle. Margaret enjoyed crafts, ceramics and crocheting. Survivors […]
Evelyn Diann Grubbs (11/21/2020) - Evelyn Diann Grubbs, 83, formerly of Losantville passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at Ambassador Healthcare in Centerville. She was born July 8, 1937 in Sparta, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Horace E. and Nettye Ann (Thompson) Howard. She had been employed at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie in the business office. She was […]
Frank S. Knasinski (11/20/2020) - Frank S. Knasinski, Jr., 77, Winchester, went to be with our Lord and Savior on November 17, 2020, at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Indiana, from complications of Covid-19. Frank was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Frank S. and Katherine Lydia Ferchoff Knasinski. His father was a first-generation Polish immigrant and his mother, the daughter […]
Erlabell Petry (11/20/2020) - Erlabell Petry, age 104, of Richmond, Indiana, died Sunday, November 15, 2020, at The Springs of Richmond. Born March 31, 1916, in Richmond, Indiana, to Marion E. and Jennie E. Heller Murphy, Erlabell lived in this community most of her life. She retired from Reid Hospital, where she served as a surgical technician. Erlabell was […]
Kent B Kitterman (11/20/2020) - Kent B Kitterman, 85, Liberty, was born on August 13, 1935 and passed away on November 8,2020. His parents were Ennis ‘Skeet’ Kitterman and Myra Kitterman Bell (Bosworth). Kent grew up in Richmond, Indiana, graduating second in his class from Richmond High School where he was on the golf and basketball teams. Kent attended the […]
Richard Chessel Allen (11/20/2020) - Richard Chessel Allen, 66, Liberty, went to be with The Lord on November 12, 2020, with Robert and Bonnie at his side in Richmond, Indiana. He was born in Wisconsin on March 14, 1954 to the late Chessel and Jeanette Allen. He grew up in Lodi, Wisconsin and attended The University of Wisconsin where he […]
Nancy Kay McDavid (11/20/2020) - Nancy Kay McDavid, 84, of Lynn, IN passed-away late Tuesday evening, November 17, 2020 at Reid Hospital of Richmond, IN. She was born October 8, 1936 in La Crosse, WI the daughter of Roy W. and Doris Marie (Mayenschein) Havens. Nancy retired in 2008 after many years as a Sewer with Kabert Industries of Lynn, […]
MaLinda J. (Hurd) Comer (11/20/2020) - MaLinda J. (Hurd) Comer, 89, Richmond, went home to be with our Lord & Savior on November 13, 2020. She was born February 15, 1931, to William R. and Izetta (Farley) Hurd, in Richmond, Indiana. She graduated from Richmond High School in 1949 and attended Indiana Business College. She was a member of Greater Second […]
Rosetta Shock (11/20/2020) - Rosetta Shock, 85, Williamsburg, passed away peacefully the evening of Monday, November 16th. Rosetta was born in New Lisbon, Indiana on September 15th, 1935, the daughter of George and Dorothy Wright McKillip. She married James E. “Jim” Shock on April 9th, 1955. They were blessed with three children and 52 years of marriage before his […]
David Franklin “Frank” Thomas (11/20/2020) - David Franklin “Frank” Thomas, 95, of New Castle passed away Monday November 16, 2020 at Henry County Community Health. He was born February 14, 1925 in Greenville, OH, a son of the late David William and Maybelle (Haley) Thomas. Frank was a 1943 graduate of Greenville High School and a veteran of WWII and the […]
Phyllis Ann Holloway (11/20/2020) - Phyllis Ann Holloway, 89, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020. She was born August 4, 1931 in New Castle, IN, daughter of the late Donald Eugene (Gene) Harry and Mary (Richardson) Harry Rohrback. Phyllis graduated from New Castle High School in 1949. She married her high school sweetheart, Darrell Lee Holloway, on August 28th of […]
Kevin Wayne Bennett (11/20/2020) - Kevin Wayne Bennett, 59, of Springport passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at his residence. He was born March 2, 1961 in Anderson, Indiana to Lowell Wayne and Nancy Jane (Kirchner) Bennett. He was a 1979 graduate of Blue River Valley, he also attended Ivy Tech and Lincoln Tech. Kevin enjoyed camping and fishing, those […]
Gary Lee Guffey (11/20/2020) - Gary Lee Guffey, age 71, a resident of Hillsboro and longtime resident of New Castle passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 25, 1948 in Albany, Kentucky, the son of Raymond and Betty Conner Guffey. He was a New Castle resident most of his […]
Ovadean (Granny) Guffey (11/20/2020) - Ovadean (Granny) Guffey age 92 a lifelong resident of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born November 30, 1927 in Albany, Kentucky the daughter of the late General and Louisa York Clark. Ovadean and her husband Ray A. started building their lives […]
Sharon “Jo” Garrett (11/20/2020) - Sharon “Jo” Garrett, 75, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Henry Community Health in New Castle. She was born April 3, 1945 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Luther and Dora (Pennycuff) Agee. Sharon was a happy go lucky, dependable person that never met a stranger. She owned and […]
Eric Leroy Ellis (11/20/2020) - Eric Leroy Ellis, 53, of Connersville passed away November 16, 2020, at Reid Health, Richmond. The son of Mary Ann Simrell Hogan, Eric was born in St. Louis, Missouri on February 8, 1967. At age 22, Eric moved to Indiana, living in London House with Residential CRF. Later, he lived in Ashley House followed by […]
Ronald Lee Edgecomb (11/20/2020) - Ronald Lee Edgecomb, 65, passed away at his home in Connersville on November 18, 2020. He had been in failing health for the past two years. One of six children of Harold Gene, Sr. and Patsy Lou Antrim Edgecomb, Ronald was born in LaPorte, Indiana on December 8, 1954. He graduated from Lawrence Central High […]
Irene L. (Guffey) Caton Black (11/20/2020) - Irene L. (Guffey) Caton Black, age 91 and the matriarch of our family, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle, Indiana. She was born October 21, 1929 in Powersburg, Kentucky, the daughter of Dalton L. and Maude E. (Neal) Guffey. She was a lifetime member of VFW #1282 […]
Ashley Brooke Lewis (11/20/2020) - Ashley Brooke Lewis, age 24, a resident of Marion, Indiana and formerly of New Castle, Indiana, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 in Marion. She was born December 25, 1995 in New Castle, a daughter of Carrie Nuon and Kevin Lewis. She was a graduate of Tri High School in Henry County. She attended the […]
Brenda K. Williams (11/20/2020) - Brenda K. Williams, 64, of Richmond, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Reid Health. She was born in New Castle, on August 15, 1956 to Emmett and Clova (Worl) Davis and lived her entire life in this area. Brenda graduated from Hagerstown High School in 1974 and was a homemaker. She enjoyed doing […]