Obituaries

Lovel Glen Potters (12/3/2021) - Lovel Glen Potters, 89, went home to live with his heavenly Father on December 1, 2021 at Reid Health. He had been a resident of Hickory Creek since April, 2017. One of seven children, Glen was born April 16, 1932, in Carter County, KY, to the late William Robert and Daisy Gertrude King Potters. Glen […]
Marjorie Elizabeth Smitherman (12/3/2021) - Marjorie Elizabeth Smitherman, age 72, resident of New Castle, passed away in her home, Tuesday, November 30, 2021. She was born October 15, 1949, a daughter of Gray and Marjorie (Gibson) Pratt. Marjorie was a graduate of New Castle High School and had worked in engine assembly for International Truck & Engine in Indianapolis before […]
Alberta R. Amrhein (12/3/2021) - Alberta R. Amrhein, 92, of Connersville passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Reid Health in Richmond. One of twelve children of Peter V. and Laurina Schreiner Schneider, Alberta was born in Morris, Indiana on March 14, 1929. On September 9, 1950, Alberta married Walter J. Amrhein in Morris. They made Connersville their home the […]
James E. Burkett (12/3/2021) - James E. Burkett, age 60, passed away at a friend’s apartment on November 18, 2021.  He was born November 12, 1961.  There are no survivors we can locate.  Community Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.
Kathleen Y. Kegley (12/3/2021) - Kathleen Y. Kegley, age 78, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Reid Health. Born June 7, 1943, in Soldier, Kentucky, to James Luther and Dessie Eldridge Kegley, Kathleen lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of her life. She was a 1961 graduate of Lincoln High School. Kathleen worked for a local optometrist, […]
Jeraldine Sue (White) Humphrey (12/2/2021) - Jeraldine Sue (White) Humphrey, A much loved daughter, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother has suddenly passed to be with her Lord on November 29, 2021 after a very sudden illness. A spry, independent, hardworking woman will be brightening Heaven’s Gate with sparkling smile and twinkling eyes that left an indelible impression on everyone she […]
David Anthony “Tony” Firth (12/2/2021) - David Anthony “Tony” Firth, 58 of Connersville passed away on November 29, 2021. He was born on August 27, 1963 in Richmond to Edward Vernon Firth and Evelyn Rader Firth. Tony attended Crosspointe Biker Church in Connersville. Tony was a member of the National Guard in Richmond where he was in the Comp A. Mechanized […]
Thelma L. Coers (12/2/2021) - Thelma L. Coers, age 95, of 2525 South 23rd. St., New Castle, passed away early Friday morning, November 26, 2021 at Henry County Hospital following a sudden and short-lived bout with pneumonia. Thelma was married to Wayne M. Coers, who passed away in 2001. They were high school sweethearts who went on to become avid […]
Ruth Wesley (12/2/2021) - Ruth Wesley, age 80, of Springport, Indiana, passed away Monday, November 29, 2021 at Signature Health Care Muncie after an extended illness with Parkinson’s disease. She was born April 1, 1941 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of Charlie and Ethel Byers. She was an ordained Nazarene minister and served as pastor of United New Hope […]
Jerry Lee Doll (12/2/2021) - Connersville – Jerry Lee Doll, after 70 years, finally graduated from the School of Hard Knocks on Tuesday afternoon November 30, 2021. Jerry was born in New Castle, Indiana On June 12, 1951. He grew up in the Western Wayne/Dublin community and graduated from Lincoln High School in Cambridge City. Jerry has lived many years […]
William Joseph Butler (12/2/2021) - William Joseph Butler, 58, of Richmond, Indiana, died unexpectedly November 25, 2021. He was born on Jan. 28, 1963, in Rochester, Indiana, the son of William A. and Nancy L. Butler. William served in various branches of the military; including the U.S. Army, Army National Guard, and the U.S. Air National Guard, and later settled […]
Minnie (Rasner) Bell (12/2/2021) - Minnie (Rasner) Bell, 83, of Cambridge City, Indiana, passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021, in Greenwood, Indiana. Minnie was born on November 10, 1938 in Clay, Kentucky to the late William & Janie (Jones) Rasner. She was the youngest of 19 brothers and sisters. Minnie was a loving mother and a wonderful grandmother. Her […]
Cynthia Dee Lumpkin (12/2/2021) - Modoc – Cynthia Dee Lumpkin, age 64, a resident of Bethel Pointe in Muncie, left this earth to walk beside her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 29th 2021. Dee, as she was known to everyone around her, was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. Her twenty year battle with multiple […]
Carolyn M. Henley (12/1/2021) - Carolyn M. Henley, age 86, of Greens Fork, Indiana, died Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at Golden LivingCenter – Golden Rule. Born July 21, 1935, in Madison, Indiana, to Sam and Pearl Wilson Nay, Carolyn lived in Wayne County, Indiana, most of her life. She taught school for 41 years in Richmond, Williamsburg, and Hagerstown. Carolyn […]
Louis G. Wood, Sr. (12/1/2021) - Louis G. Wood, Sr., age 60, passed away at Reid Health on November 26, 2021.  He was born May 22, 1961, to George and Anna Wood, in Dayton, Ohio. Louis had lived in Dayton, Ohio, most of his life and resided in Wayne County for the past ten years.  He loved to shoot pool and […]
Walter James Galloway (12/1/2021) - Walter James Galloway, 83, of Connersville passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021. Walter was born January 27, 1938 in Gibson County, Indiana, the son of Walter James and Ida L. Reel Galloway. A veteran, he served in the United States Army as a paratrooper. Walter came to Connersville where he was employed at Visteon and […]
Steven Duane Cannon (12/1/2021) - Steven Duane Cannon 70 of Richmond died November 28, 2021, at his home after a long illness. He was born September 6, 1951, in Richmond to Robert “Bob” Cannon and Neva Dunlap Conkle and lived here all his life. He retired from Belden Corporation and was an Army veteran serving with the 82nd Airborne. Survivors […]
Charles William Noe (12/1/2021) - Charles William Noe, 78, passed away on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. A son of the late Arnold and Martha (Cochran) Noe, Charles was born in Casey County, Kentucky, on April 2, 1943. Charles married the love of his life, Barbara Ann Gadd, on December 27, 1963 in Milton, Indiana.  Charlie was very active in church […]
Penelope “Penny” A. Paswinski (11/30/2021) - Penelope “Penny” A. Paswinski, 75, of New Castle passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Henry Community Health. She was born August 30, 1946 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Robert and Mary Lou (Atkinson) Phelps. Penny retired from St. Margaret’s Hospital in Dyer, Indiana following 30 years of service as a Medical Technician. She […]
Linda Sue Lucas (11/30/2021) - Mrs. Linda Sue Lucas, 74, of Connersville died on Sunday November 28, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital, in Indianapolis. Linda was born to Charles H. and Lora P. Brown Smith on May 5, 1947 in Fayette County, Indiana. She worked as a production assistant on the assembly line at Visteon in Connersville. Linda retired from […]
Christopher Lee Sharp (11/30/2021) - Christopher Lee Sharp, age 60, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021. He was born December 14, 1960 in New Castle, Indiana to Glenn L. Sharp and Gloria Jean (Ballard) Sharp. In his youth, Chris was an award-winning dog obedience trainer in 4H. Chris also loved Mt. Lawn Speedway where he spent many weekends racing with […]
Dale L. Salyers (11/30/2021) - Dale L. Salyers passed away on November 27, 2021 at 8:30am after an extended illness. He passed away peacefully with his son, Michael by his side. He was born June 9, 1939 to Clyde and Mable Salyers. He was a graduate of New Castle High School in 1958. Dale joined the US Navy in 1959 […]
Stephen Eric Freeman (11/30/2021) - Stephen Eric Freeman, 75, of Connersville, went home to be with the Lord Friday morning, November 26, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He had been in failing health for the past four years. Stephen was born August 10, 1946 in Indianapolis, the eldest of four children of Harold and Mary Eileen […]
Loretta Rose Clark (11/30/2021) - Loretta Rose Clark, 57, of Connersville passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 at Reid Health, Richmond. Loretta was born May 23, 1964 in Connersville, one of ten children of Clifford and Nora Turner Gaddis. Loretta was a caregiver for a number of years for her boyfriend, Mike Smullens. She had earlier been employed at GECOM […]
Ian Avery Klitch-Harrelson (11/30/2021) - Ian Avery Klitch-Harrelson, 27, of Richmond, Indiana, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at his residence. Ian was born March 29, 1994 in Nashville, Tennessee to Gary Harrelson and Holly Klitch. In 2007, he moved with his family to Connersville. He graduated from Connersville High School in 2012. He enjoyed playing video games, going to […]
Marjorie Kay Newhouse (11/30/2021) - Marjorie Kay Newhouse, 80, passed away Sunday evening November 28, 2021 at Majestic Care of Connersville, Indiana.  A daughter of the late Leland and Lela Mae (Osting) VanOsdol, Kay was born in Rushville, Indiana on November 3, 1941. She grew up in Rush County and graduated from Arlington High School In 1959.  Kay married the […]
Terry Emmett Whittington (11/30/2021) - Terry Emmett Whittington died peacefully while resting at Reid Hospital on November 27th, 2021 in Richmond, Indiana at the age of 73. Terry is survived by his wife of 53 years Letha Jean “Weimer” Whittington, his children Mary (Greg) Chalfin of Indianapolis Indiana, Thomas Whittington of Hollansburg Ohio, Rebecca Whittington of Battlement Mesa Colorado and […]
Timothy Allen (11/30/2021) - Timothy Allen, 58, of Richmond went to be with the LORD, November 28, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born December 4, 1962, in Winchester, IN. to Luther and Phyllis Bailey Allen and lived in this area all of his life. Tim was self-employed and was a member of Straightline Pike Pentecostal Church. He […]
Darlene E. Strawser (11/29/2021) - Darlene E. Strawser, age 78, of Eldorado, OH passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN. She was born April 12, 1943 in Richmond to the late Sherman and Mildred (Bennett) Padgett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William Strawser in 1994; son […]
Catherine V. Rutherford (11/29/2021) - Catherine V. Rutherford, 100, of Richmond died November 18, 2021, at Ambassador Healthcare after a short illness. She was born October 4, 1921, in Wilmington, North Carolina to George and Willie Thigpen Cannon and lived in Richmond since 1969. She was a homemaker and the oldest living Wayne County veteran from World War Two. She […]