newspaper

The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

July 2

Lisa A. Reynolds, 39, Battery

Donnie J. Reynolds, 36, Battery

Matthew C. Weeks, 42, Burglary

July 3

Avery E. Barrett, 19, Public

Intoxication

Dale W. Tabor, 61, Public

Intoxication

Jennifer L. Clark, 26, Possession of a Narcotic Drug,

Possession of a Syringe, Possession of a Legend Drug

Algin R. White Jr., 29, Public Intoxication, Resisting Law Enforcement, Disorderly Conduct

July 4

Jon T. Wiggs, 56, OWI Endangering a Person

Trenton E. French, 23, Possession of Methamphetamine, Driving While Suspended with Priors

Logan K. Goad, 27, Possession of Marijuana, Indecent Exposure

Andrew T. Catron, 18, Trespassing

Isaac N. Trusty, 21, Habitual

Traffic

Offender

July 5

Carlos Chavez Jr., 26, OWI

Oleg Shaykhutdinov, 44, Domestic Battery (3 counts)

James E. Hundley, 77, Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting Law

Enforcement

Julie A.

Allen, 38, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Patrick W. Johnson, 31, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Eric S. Bookwalter, 40, Warrant (Miami Co.)

Austin C. Jenkins, 20, Illegal

Possession of Alcohol

July 6

Cindy M. Lanning, 41, Domestic Battery in the Presence of a Minor

Tahlyn O. Latta, 19, Resisting Law

Enforcement

Jamie M. Jackson, 30, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Chemical Reagents or Precursors with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine (4 counts), Dealing in Methamphetamine, Neglect of a Dependent

Sherunne R. Prater, 20, Intimidation, Possession

of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Recklessness

Austin D. Brown, 28, Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Chemical Reagents or Precursors with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine

Michael D. Wiles, 29, Battery

July 7

Jodeci T. O’Bannon, 20, Driving While

Suspended with Priors

Daniel E. Coalburn, 28, Public Intoxication

Kenneth A. Wesley Jr., 35, Habitual Traffic

Offender

Andrew M. Vallina, 56, Battery in the Presence of a Minor,

Possession

of a Schedule II Controlled Substance

Alan H.

Tinker, 35, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Derrick L. Green, 32, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 counts)

Ricky

Napier, 48, Public

Intoxication

Treyshon D. Banks, 18, Warrant: Intimidation

July 8

Lance I. Combs, 26, Possession of Marijuana

Shawn A. Mason, 326, Trespassing

Brittani M. Ray, 19,

Possession of Cocaine

Justin A. Mundy, 19, Possession of Cocaine, Possession

of a Look Alike Substance (2 counts), Warrant: Failure to Appear

July 9

Thomas L. Ray, 49, Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of a Syringe,

Possession of Cocaine

Beverly D. Moores, 37, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Methamphetamine, Visiting a Common Nuisance

Christopher D. Bennett, 29, Warrant: Contempt of Court,

Warrant: Failure to

Appear

SHERIFF’S ARRESTS

The following are arrests made by the Howard County Sheriff’s Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

July 2

Ebony Y. Robinson, 29, Warrant: Failure to

Appear

James T. Griesinger, 51, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 counts)

Reca J. Sampson, 45, Warrant: Invasion of Privacy

Devan C.R. Lampe, 20, Warrant: Contempt of Court (2 counts), Warrant: Failure to Appear

Susan M. Townsend, 43, Warrant: Theft (2 counts)

July 3

Jake L. Beck, 25, Warrant: Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant: Driving While Suspended, Warrant:

Resisting Law Enforcement, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

July 5

Larry Osborne, 57, Warrant: Intimidation

July 6

Margo M. Springer, 40, OWI Endangering a Person

Nicole M. Johnson, 24, (Other agency

arrest),

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Christopher A. Logan, 20, (Other agency

arrest),

Warrant: Mischief

Timothy A. Bixler, 27, Warrant: Failure to Appear

July 7

Chassidy R. Burthay, 19, Warrant: Possession of Marijuana

Kyle L. Smith, 24, Warrant: Domestic Battery

Anna L. Downham, 30, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 counts)

Deania M. Loer, 37, Warrant: Non-Compliance (2 counts), Warrant:

Failure to Appear (2 counts), Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (3 counts)

Alan H. Tinker, 35, Resisting Law Enforcement

July 8

James A. Garrett, 31, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Yalonda R. Twitty, 32, Warrant: Battery on a Juvenile

Jennifer C. Cox, 48, (Other agency

arrest),

Warrant: Petition to Revoke

Suspended Sentence

Demetrius A. Hunter, 32, Warrant: Non-Compliance

Charlie W. Harrison, 52, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jason E. Cowart, 34, Warrant: Burglary

Jeffrey A. Sarver, 61, Warrant: Bond

Revocation

Neil A. Sharp, 42, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Howard K. Rose, 42, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

STATE POLICE ARRESTS

The following are arrests made by the Indiana State Police in Howard County. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

July 3

Benjamin S. Wells, 28, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

July 4

James E. Williams, 52, OWI

Kolena N. Alvidrez, 36, OWI

Austin T. White, 20, OWI

July 7

Phillip C. Williams, 54, OWI

Kody A.D. Calderon, 22, OWI

July 8

Timothy M. Lyvers, 35, OWI

July 9

Adam L. Wheeler, 27, OWI

Kyle M. Brown, 24, OWI

CRIMINAL SENTENCINGS

The following are the sentencings of criminal cases heard in all five Howard County courts.

Circuit Court

Walter Fletcher

Charge: Battery

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 16 days, executed

Fees: Court costs, public defender fee

Heather Beasley

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 172 days of previously suspended sentence, executed

Amy L. Davis

Charge: Residential Entry

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½ years, 120 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 790 days, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, public defender fee

Superior III

Dalton R. Tinsley

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 40 hours of community service or buy out for $200

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment

Frank Ryan III

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Erik May

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for 1 year, attend Victim Impact Panel, pay $200 fine

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment

Antonette Parker

Charge: Operating a Vehicle without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, no driving without a valid license

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Bonnie Erlbeck

Charge: Reckless Driving

Defense Counsel: David Rosselot

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 180 days, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 40 hours of community service or buy out for $200

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment

Ronald Shue

Charge: Operating a Vehicle with an ACE of .08 or More

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 1 year, attend Victim Impact Panel

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, public defender fee

Cynthia Trent

Charge: Operating a Vehicle with an ACE of .08 or More

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 4 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, attend Victim Impact Panel, pay $200 fine

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, public defender fee

Ray Beets

Charge: Disorderly Conduct

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 4 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 180 days, probation to run consecutively to probation in 34D03-1412-CM-1045

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Christopher Jewell

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 4 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee

Nicole Johnson

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee

Michael Dye

Charge: Operating a Vehicle as an Habitual Traffic Violator

Defense Counsel: Steven Raquet

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 18 months, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, In-Home detention for 6 months, license suspended for life

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Blake Fivecoate

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended 90 days, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Chad Heath

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior II

Natasha Sampson

Charge: Neglect of a Dependent, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 18 months, 20 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 525 days, Count IV - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 20 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 345 days, sentences to run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Daniel Garrett

Charge: Theft

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 18 months, 2 days executed, In-Home detention for 178 days, and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Shaquille Cannon

Charge: Counterfeiting

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 3 years, In-Home detention for 18 months and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 18 months, sentence to run consecutively to sentence in 34D02-1408-FC-00215

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Shaquille Cannon

Charge: Identity Deception

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 3 years, 248 days executed, In-Home detention for 117 days, and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 18 months, sentence to run consecutively to sentence in 34D02-1408-FC-00216

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Nathaniel Aguilar

Charge: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 102 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 263 days, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, public defender fee

Cassidi Mosier

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, pay restitution to victim, sentence to run consecutively to sentences in 34D02-1309-FD-00249, 34D02-1405-FD-00108 and 34D02-1309-FD-00269

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Cassidi Mosier

Charge: Aiding, Inducing, or Causing Theft

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2 years, executed, sentence to run consecutively to sentences in 34D02-1301-FD-00023, 34D02-1405-FD-00108 and 34D02-1309-FD-00269

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Cassidi Mosier

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance, Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Count II - Indiana Department of Corrections for 2 years, 398 days executed and remainder suspended, Count IV - Howard County Jail for 1 year, executed, supervised probation for 332 days, license suspended 1 year, sentence to run concurrently with each other and consecutively to sentences in 34D02-1309-FD-00249, 34D02-1405-FD-00108 and 34D02-1301-FD-00023

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Cassidi Mosier

Charge: OWI

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 3 years, 22 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 1,073 days, license suspended 1 year, complete alcohol and drug program, attend Victim Impact Panel, sentence to run consecutively to sentences in 34D02-1301-FD-00023, 34D02-1309-FD-00249 and 34D02-1309-FD-00269

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, public defender fee

Michael White

Charge: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, no contact with victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Aaron Woodard

Charge: Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 344 days executed and remainder suspended

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Rashod Morris

Charge: Domestic Battery

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2 years, 112 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 618 days, complete Batterers’ Intervention Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Batterers’ Intervention Program fee, public defender fee

Corey Griggs

Charge: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 174 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 191 days, complete 20 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Emanuel Arnold

Charge: Habitual Traffic Violator, Failure to Stop after Accident Resulting in Injury

Defense Counsel: Cheyenne Shepherd

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 18 months, 14 days executed and remainder suspended, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 14 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 531 days, sentences to run concurrently, complete alcohol and drug program, pay restitution to victim, license suspended for life

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, Community Drug Free Assessment

Jessie Allen

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Gary Cook

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 359 days, complete 10 hour of community service, complete Thinking for a Change program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Chase Brankle

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 46 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 319 days, sentence to run consecutively to sentence in 34D02-1410-F6-00249

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Chase Brankle

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, sentence to run consecutively to sentence in 34D02-1407-FD-00161

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Jennifer Goble

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Court imposes 12 days of previously suspended sentence, probation extended by 180 days, complete Intensive Outpatient Program

Ricki Wise II

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Thomas White Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 94 days of previously suspended sentence, executed, probation is terminated

John Meister

Charge: Non-Compliance with Community Corrections

Defense Counsel: Donald Bolinger II

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Court imposes 58 days of previously suspended sentence

Franklin Wilcox

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Court imposes 60 days of previously suspended sentence

Melissa Tackett

Charge: Non-Compliance with Community Corrections

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Court imposes 14 days of previously suspended sentence

Josh Murphy

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days of previously suspended sentence, executed, In-Home detention for 2,720 days, probation terminated as unsuccessful

John Shepard

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Defendant is returned to probation

Superior I

Brock Blackburn

Charge: Possession of Methamphetamine

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 1,460 days, 628 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 832 days, complete alcohol and drug program, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Corbin Callis

Charge: Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 7,300 days, executed, complete Therapeutic Community program while incarcerated

Fees: Court costs, Community Drug Free Assessment

Michael P. O’Bannon

Charge: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 365 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 548 days, sentence to run consecutively to sentences in 34D01-1502-F6-00182 and 34D01-0908-FA-00754

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Michael O’Bannon

Charge: Possession of a Narcotic Drug

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 365 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 548 days, sentence to run consecutively to sentences in 34D01-1412-F2-00975 and 34D01-0908-FA-00754

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, drug interdiction fee

Michael O’Bannon

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 730 days, executed, sentence to run consecutively to sentences in 34D01-1412-F2-00975 and 34D01-1502-F6-00182

Jeremy B. Cox

Charge: Neglect of a Dependent, Possession of Chemical Reagents

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Count II - Indiana Department of Corrections for 2,190 days, 1,095 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 1,095 days, Count IV - Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, executed, sentences to run concurrently, complete Therapeutic Community program while incarcerated, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Jennifer D. Camp

Charge: Possession of a Narcotic Drug

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, 50 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 498 days, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Patricia Brown

Charge: Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Neglect of a Dependent

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count III - Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 172 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 741 days, Count IV - Howard County Jail for 365 days, 172 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 193 days, sentences to run concurrently, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Erica N. Southwick

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 362 days, executed

Jeffrey Martin

Charge: Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Richard Russell

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 363 days, Count II - Howard County Jail for 180 days, suspended, supervised probation for 180 days, sentences to run consecutively, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Joshua Martin

Charge: Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Richard Russell

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 363 days, Count II - Howard County Jail for 180 days, suspended, supervised probation for 180 days, sentences to run concurrently, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Christina Rutherford

Charge: Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Richard Russell

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 363 days, Count II - Howard County Jail for 180 days, suspended, supervised probation for 180 days, sentences to run concurrently, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Christopher Huddleston

Charge: Possession of a Synthetic Drug or Look Alike Substance

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 52 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 313 days, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee

Timothy Freeman Jr.

Charge: Possession of a Synthetic Drug or Look Alike Substance

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 90 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 275 days, complete alcohol and drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, alcohol and drug program fee, drug interdiction fee, public defender fee

BIRTHS

The following birth announcements are sent to the Kokomo Perspective by parents who have given birth at Howard Regional Health System or St. Joseph Hospital.

Community Howard Regional Health

Roman Montrell Nava

Date of Birth: 6/23/15

Sex: M Time: 8:47 p.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 8 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Amanda Nava

Brock Steven Fuller

Date of Birth: 6/24/15

Sex: M Time: 8:06 a.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 12 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Janie (Presley) and Anthony Fuller

Aliyana Rose Watson

Date of Birth: 6/227/15

Sex: F Time: 2:42 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 14 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Katlyn Cantu and Mark Watson II

Re’Niyah La’Mara Su’Lynne Miller

Date of Birth: 6/27/15

Sex: F Time: 9:13 a.m.

Wt: 5 lbs., 15 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Renee Miller

Myles Daniel Martin Houze

Date of Birth: 6/29/15

Sex: M Time: 8:28 a.m.

Wt: 5 lbs., 2 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Elizabeth Stevens and Justin Houze

Coltyn Hayes Dawson

Date of Birth: 6/29/15

Sex: M Time: 2:36 p.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 15 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Carly Smith and Coty Dawson

Melody Marie Burson

Date of Birth: 7/1/15

Sex: F Time: 11:08 a.m.

Wt: 5 lbs., 2 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Odyssey (Kirts) and Benjamin Burson

MARRIAGE LICENSES

The following are marriage licenses recorded at the Howard County Clerk’s office.

July 2

Abigail D. Dockery, Kokomo, 19

Seth T. Walker, Kokomo, 21

Lloyd Beets, Kokomo, 31

Kyle R. Malone, Kokomo, 26

Edward J. Dolezal, Kokomo, 50

Gregory L. Seagrave, Kokomo, 60

July 6

Travis L. Davis, Windfall, Ind., 22

Taylor D. Dukes, Kokomo, 22

Joseph A. Mellinger, Rossville, Ind., 50

Katherine J. Markley, Kokomo, 56

Cole T. Maxwell, Kokomo, 23

Elise N. Schimmelpfennig, Kokomo, 20

Matthew B. Slick, Kokomo, 32

Kayla B. Shelburn, Kokomo, 28

July 7

Simba Q.M. Livingston, Kokomo, 43

John R. Edwards Jr., Kokomo, 52

Caleb M. Schwartz, Kokomo, 18

Amanda D.H. Jackson, Kokomo, 20

Anthony P. Shelton, Kokomo, 33

Carolyn R. Humes, Kokomo, 25

Tanner J. Conklin, Kokomo, 21

Courtney M. Moore, Kokomo, 20

July 8

Jimmie C. Jarvis III, Kokomo, 19

Cheyenne L. Cole, Shepherdsville, Ky., 19

John W. Jarrett, Kokomo, 45

Tiffany R. Esslinger, Kokomo, 29

Lori K. Sears, Kokomo, 49

Frankie L. Sears, Kokomo, 50

Upendranadha C. Chennupati, Kokomo, 37

Sireesha Gullapalli, Kokomo, 33

RELATIONS

The following are the domestic relations cases to be heard, according to the court calendars for all five Howard County courts. These include divorces, paternity cases, and child support hearings. The court calendars are accurate as of the Thursday before the Kokomo Perspective’s Wednesday distribution date, but are subject to regular changes. Call the individual court for the most up-to-date information.

Circuit Court

Fri., July 17, 9 a.m.

Amber and Craig Ridener, Citation

Nicole D. and Russell O. Parkhurst II, Final Hearing

Neal D. Harmon and Shellee K. Harmon (Hamilton),Other

Carla D. Williams (Summers) and Gregory L. Williams, Other

Jeffrey and Angela Benware, Other

Lori L. and Bryan R. Culbertson, Provisional Order

Brenda R. and Mark A. Strunk, Provisional Order

April D. and Anthony N. Willman, Reappear

1:30 p.m.

Clarissa and Jerry Eaton, Other

Wed., July 22, 9 a.m.

Matthew W. Johnson Sr. and Cindy L. Johnson (Caudill), Petition to Modify

Superior IV

Thu., July 16, 9:30 a.m.

Megan R. and Keon D. Jones, Final Hearing

2:30 p.m.

Dawn and David Mobley, Miscellaneous

Fri., July 17, 1:30 p.m.

Alysha and James D. Conwell, Provisional Order

Mon., July 20, 8:30 a.m.

Janie and Michael Phillipson, Petition to Modify

9 a.m.

Joanna D. and Christopher E. Johnson, Final Hearing

9:30 a.m.

Jessica A. and Nikolas S. Smay, Final Hearing

10 a.m.

Michelle and Franklin Crull, Terminate Support

11 a.m.

Randy P. and Laurie A. Cauthern, Petition to Modify

Wed., July 22, 1:15 p.m.

Stephanie M. and randy L. Bennington, Proceeding Supplemental

2 p.m.

Jason Shearer and Stephanie Frazee, Petition to Modify

Superior III

Wed., July 22, 10 a.m.

Rebekah and Jeffrey Tedder, Other

Superior II

Thu., July 16, 9 a.m.

Melanie and Tim Hargrove, Citation

Jordan Grimes and Kylie Martin (Grimes), Reappear

Amber Walker-Broman and Joseph A. Walker Sr., Support Hearing

10 a.m.

Amber and Stuart Barney, Support Hearing

Mon., July 20, 9 a.m.

Jesusa and Hisham Salhieh, Citation

Nicole and Jeremy Titus, Final Hearing

Virgil R. and Marilyn S. Pyles, Final Hearing

Ashlee C. and Loren W. Sharp, Provisional Order

10 a.m.

Sara and Christopher Fickle, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Carolyn and Aaron Logan, Citation

2 p.m.

Alyssa Davenport and Alex Jester, Citation

Wed., July 22, 2:30 p.m.

Trisha L. and Juan O. Martinez, Visitation Hearing

Superior I

Mon., July 20, 9 a.m.

Kathy Cowin and Michael Arnett, Citation

1:30 p.m.

Randy and Crystal Howe, Other

Tue., July 21, 1:30 p.m.

Alisha and Anthony Smeltzer, Petition to Modify

DIVORCE FILINGS

The following are the new divorce filings, according to the Howard County Clerk’s office. The information is accurate as of the Thursday before the Kokomo Perspective’s Wednesday distribution date.

July 2

Crystal and Daniel Marion

James S. and Tina R. Monroe

Danielle and Vance Voorhis

July 6

Leigh C. and Justin J. Guffey

July 7

Jennifer R. and Michael D. Kaelin

Christopher S. and Kayla S. Hill

Victoria C. and Anthony S. Bitner

Yvette M. and Brian Oldfather

July 8

Mallorey and Kyle D. Morgan

Mindy and Eric Salinas

DIVORCES GRANTED

The following are the divorces granted in Howard County, according to the Howard County Clerk’s office.

Superior IV

Raquel and Brian Bugher

Superior I

Jennifer L. and Ryan M. Berryman

OBITUARIES

Dr. Robert A.

Clements

Dr. Robert A. Clements, 73, of Kokomo passed away at 6:22 pm on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Community Howard Regional Hospital. He was born on June 11, 1942 in Kansas City, MO to Wilbur and Beulah (West) Clements. On November 3, 1973 Robert married Arlene Clevenger at Bible Baptist Church and she survives.

Dr. Clements was a 1960 Kokomo High School graduate and a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and Lincoln Chiropractic School in Indianapolis. He opened his office in 1969 as Clements Chiropractic in Kokomo. He was a member of the Bible Baptist Church were he was Head Usher for many years, Eastern Woodland Carver, Metro Kiwanis Club, Past President of Indiana State Chiropractic Association, Diplomat of the Chiropractors, Pro Sport Chiropractic of Different Sports, Licensed in Kentucky and Florida, 2007-2010 Lifetime achievement awards for 35 years of service and a Howard County Deputy Coroner under Marvin VanKley. As another Vietnam veteran Dr. Clements served in the Army during the Vietnam War as an X-Ray Tech.

Survivors include wife Arlene Clements of Kokomo; daughter Amy Clements of Russiaville; three grandchildren Taylor Murphy, Rileigh Murphy, Peyton Bitner.

Dr. Clements was preceded in death by his parents Wilbur and Beulah Clements.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial donations may be given to the Metro Kiwanis Club Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Linda C. Sullivan

Linda Carol Sullivan, 76, of Kokomo passed away at 8:41 AM Saturday, June 27, 2015 at home after a long battle with cancer. She was born December 22, 1938 in Alto, Indiana. She was the 12th of 16 children to Charles Augustus and Monna Lee (Kirkpatrick) Overholser. Linda graduated from Kokomo High School in 1956 and on December 22 of the same year, she married Donn “Buck” Sullivan, who survives. Linda was employed with Delco Electronics for 30+ years as a secretary, retiring in 1997. Linda was a dynamic character with many passions. She enjoyed animals, gardening, the performing arts, and above all, her grandchildren. Linda was active in Kokomo Civic Theatre for many years both on stage and behind it. She also performed locally on occasion as a part of the vocal group “The Sisters 4” with her sisters Marilyn, Jayne, and Carolyn.

She is survived by her husband Donn “Buck” Sullivan of Kokomo; one son Blake (wife-Monica) Sullivan of Kokomo; three grandchildren Alexandra, Connor, and Drew Sullivan; two sisters Sharon Overholser and Myrna Mayfield, both of Kokomo; two brothers Jon David Overholser of Tampa, Florida and Joseph (wife-Toshiko) Overholser of Lanthrop, California; a special sister-in-law Mary Overholser of Odenton, Maryland, and cousin Sally Tibbets of Naperville, Illinois, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter Leslie Carole Renken, granddaughter Charlsea Renken; sisters Charlene, Janette, Marilyn, Carolyn, Jayne, Judith, and Sondra; brothers Charles, Robert, James, and Daniel.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. You may read Linda’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook, Make a memorial donation, or share a personal message to the family.

Mark A. Hickman

Mark A. Hickman, 64, Greentown, died at 3:23 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Ft. Wayne.

Mark was born Oct. 6, 1950, in Kokomo, to Thomas and Helen (Stahl) Hickman. He married Barbara E. (Hoover) Hickman on Jan. 3, 1976.

He graduated from Eastern High School in 1968. He graduated from Vincennes University with an associates degree and went on to graduate from Indiana State University with a bachelor’s degree.

He retired as a farmer and school bus driver for Eastern School Corporation. He was a member of Jerome Christian Church, Greentown Legion Post 317, Greentown Lions Club, Greentown Historical Society, Howard County Farm Bureau for 41 years, Howard County 4-H Fair Extension Board and Indiana Rural Youth.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara, Greentown; mother, Helen Hickman, Greentown; children, Tammy R. Hickman, Kokomo, and Brent A. (Leslie) Hickman, Greentown; sister, Debbie (Leon) DeHaven, St. Charles, Missouri; three sister-in-laws, Joette (Gary) Miller, Peru, Janice (Dan) Wiedenhoft, Kokomo, and Jean Hoover, Twelve Mile; five nieces; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Hickman; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil (Fern) Hickman, and Mr. and Mrs. Francis (Violet) Stahl; and brother-in-law Keith Hoover.

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to Greentown Lion’s Scholarship Fund and/or Howard County 4-H Association. Online condolences can be made at www.hasler-stout.com.

John Heck

John “Tim” Heck, 54, of Kokomo, passed away at 7:38a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015, at St. Vincent Kokomo. He was born March 23, 1961, to Bill and Sue (McCann) Heck. He graduated from Kokomo High School in 1979, and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 1994. Tim served six years in the Air Force Reserve

He is survived by his parents; three brothers Mike (Ruth) of Kokomo, Jim (Margie) of Greenwood, Pat (Amy) of Kokomo; an uncle, David McCann of Kokomo; aunts, Peggy Ross and Pam Thomas of Indianapolis; three nephews, Jason, Christopher, and Alex; two great-nieces, Amelia and Aryanna. Tim also leaves behind his beloved dog, Kolby.

Tim was preceded in death by one brother, Steven, and grandparents John and Freda McCann and Dick and Mildred Heck. Per Tim’s request, memorial donations may be made to the Kokomo Humane Society. Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Charitable donations may be made in John’s memory to the following organization: Kokomo Humane Society, 713 N. Elizabeth St. Kokomo, IN 46901.

Irene A. Offutt

Irene A. Offutt, 92, Windfall, passed away at 5:50 pm on Friday, June 26, 2015, at Millers Merry Manor in Tipton. She was born on October 19, 1922, in Cincinnati, OH, the daughter of Claude A. & Ada (Roach) Offutt.

Irene was a homemaker who was a member of Windfall Christian Church and the I.U. Tipton Hospital Auxiliary.

Irene is survived by her sister, Virginia “Ginny” (Jim) Poole, Windfall and a sister-in-law Jeri Offutt, Greentown; nieces and nephews, Danny(Melba) Offutt(both deceased),Tom (Cathy) Offutt, Don (Suzanne) Offutt, Debbie (Lloyd) Hollingsworth, Cheri Isaacs Upchurch, Terri (Scott) Smith, and Brian (Theresa) Offutt, along with several great nieces and great nephews.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Claude E. Offutt, and Leo I. Offutt.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Windfall Christian Church, 212 North Independence Street, Windfall, IN, 46076. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Richard S. Aldridge

Richard S. “Dick” Aldridge, 78, Kokomo, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 6:19 AM at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born February 7, 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Ray and Stella Aldridge. He married Beverly (Platt) Aldridge on November 20, 1964 in Monticello, Indiana, and she preceded him in death on June 5, 2009.

Dick graduated from Indianapolis Tech High School in 1955. He retired from Weimer Typesetting in Indianapolis in 1999 as a Typesetter after 44 years of loyal service. He enjoyed golf, Bible study, and singing. Dick started the Northwoods Commons Choir during his stay there. In addition, he loved watching his son, Dennis, referee high school sports. He was a member of Highland Park Church, where he served as Head Usher.

Surviving are his son, Dennis Aldridge, of Noblesville, and his fiancée, Sharma Brenneman, Rossville; and four nieces, Barbara Goggins, Jennifer Platt, Brooke Platt, and Kendra Lawson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; his parents; and one brother, Robert Aldridge.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM Friday, July 3, 2015 at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street with Pastor Ed Vasicek officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00PM to 8:00PM on Thursday, at the mortuary. Memorial contributions will be accepted to the Highland Park Church in memory of Richard S. Aldridge, envelopes will be provided at the mortuary. Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Richard S. “Dick” Aldridge, 78, Kokomo, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 6:19 AM at St. Joseph Hospital. He was born February 7, 1937 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Stewart and Estelle Aldridge. He married Beverly (Platt) Aldridge on November 20, 1964 in Monticello, Indiana, and she preceded him in death on June 5, 2009.

Dick graduated from Indianapolis Tech High School in 1955. He retired from Weimer Typesetting in Indianapolis in 1999 as a Typesetter after 44 years of loyal service. He enjoyed golf, Bible study, and singing. Dick started the Northwoods Commons Choir during his stay there. In addition, he loved watching his son, Dennis, referee high school sports. He was a member of Highland Park Church, where he served as Head Usher.

Surviving are his son, Dennis Aldridge, of Noblesville, and his fiancée, Sharma Brenneman, Rossville; and four nieces, Barbara Goggins, Jennifer Platt, Brooke Platt, and Kendra Lawson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; his parents; and one brother, Robert Aldridge.

Memorial contributions will be accepted to the Highland Park Church in memory of Richard S. Aldridge, envelopes will be provided at the mortuary. Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Karin A. Johnson

Karin A. Johnson, age 75, passed away on Sunday June 28, 2015 at her home in Windfall, IN. She was born in Madison County, IN on February 24, 1940 to Charles and Marjori (Balser) Robinson. Karin was married to Robert Johnson on November 21, 1958 and he survives.

Karin retired in 2004 from the Northern Community School Corporation after 34 years of service as a cook. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting, cooking and was an avid gardener. She treasured her family and always looked forward to the times they could all be together.

Survivors include her husband Robert Johnson of Windfall, her two daughters; Anna and husband James Bower of Windfall and Kelly Johnson of Tipton. Other survivors include her grandchildren; Brady (Kendra) Foreman of Kokomo, Tyler (Mary) Bower of Windfall, Shawn Bower of Windfall, Logan (Laura) Bower of Noblesville and her three great grand children; Kaden Bower, Trace Bower and Ari Foreman. Karin was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Tracey Johnson.

The family would like to offer a sincere thank you to Guardian Angel Hospice in Kokomo for the wonderful care they gave to Karin during her illness.

Porter Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association with envelopes available at the funeral home.

David K. Coverdale

David Keith Coverdale, 86 of Tipton died Monday June 29, 2015 at his residence at 8:05a.m. He was born in Hamilton County on October 5, 1928 to John Wesley and Thelma Cecil (Dienst) Coverdale. He married Annabelle Lee on August 13, 1948 and she preceded him in death on September 3, 2002.

Dave was a distributor for Standard Oil Company, co-owner of Maxey & Coverdale Homes and co-owner of Garco Industrial Company. He was a Tipton High School Graduate and member of West Street Christian Church. Dave was a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge and a past member of the Tipton Elks. He loved spending time with his kids, grandkids and family. He loved working and enjoyed writing poetry, Cubs baseball and bowling. Dave was known as a prankster, pulling practical jokes and enjoying making people laugh.

David served in the Navy Marine as a 3rd class aviation radioman from 1946 through 1948. He earned an early honorable discharge to take over the family business upon the illness of his father.

Dave is survived by 3 children; Gregory Alan Coverdale of Port Charlotte, Florida, Pamela Sue (Coverdale) Cage of Tipton and David Mark Coverdale and wife Sheril of Tipton; four grandchildren, Jade (Coverdale) Habrych, Casey Coverdale, Ashlee Cage and Emylee Cage; two great-grandchildren, Harley Taylor and Kohen Habrych. Also surviving are 2 sisters, Carolyn Perry of Carlisle, Indiana and Rita LaQuanti and husband Joe of Beavercreek, Ohio, his brother Steve Coverdale and wife Janie of Tipton and brother-in-law Charlie Maxey of Tipton. David was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Dick Cage, his sister, Rosie Maxey, grandson Wesley Beaty and a brother-in-law Allen Perry.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes for memorial donations to be made the Rosie Maxey Scholarship Fund c/o The Tipton County Foundation P.O. Box 412 Tipton, Indiana 46072.

Elizabeth M. Moore

Elizabeth Marie “Betty’’ Ertel Moore was born on December 12, 1917 at home to Edward and Josephine (Cook) Ertel at 455 N. East Street, Tipton, Indiana. She was named after her maternal grandmother. Betty was preceded in death by her parents.

Betty was the oldest of five children. Her siblings were Mark (Artilla) Ertel, Rita (Robert) Cage, Joan (Jack) Stodgell and all preceded her in death. Her youngest brother Jim (Chick) Ertel of West Lafayette, Indiana survives.

Betty graduated from Saint John’s Elementary School in May of 1931. She graduated from Saint Joseph’s Academy in 1935. The following year she attended Tipton High School to receive chemistry and science classes and graduated in 1936 with her brother Mark. Phi Beta Psi Sorority gave her a scholarship for nursing at St. Vincent’s School of Nursing in Indianapolis, IN. Betty became an RN in August of 1939. She did private nursing at St. Vincent’s until the attack on Pearl Harbor, in December of 1941. Betty was able to attend classes at St. Mary’s College in South Bend, IN and served as the school nurse while earning her Bachelor of Science in January of 1945. She taught student nurses at St. John Hickey’s Hospital in Anderson, IN until 1945.

On June 22, 1946 Betty married Frank Bradley Moore in a double wedding ring ceremony with her sister Joan and Jack Stodgell. With five children arriving in four years, Betty became a full time homemaker. She is survived by her children: William Howard (Rebecca) Moore of Indianapolis, Rose Marie Cherven (John) of Anchorage, Alaska, Barbara Ann Dell of Tipton, and Monica Frances Moore of Tipton. She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Edward (Julia) Moore of South Bend. Frank owned and operated Moore Bros. Chevrolet Dealership in Tipton.

Betty and Frank celebrated 50 years of marriage in 1996. During her married years, Betty was a member of St. John the Baptist Church and served as President of St. Joseph’s Academy Alumnae, President of the Altar and Rosary Societies, and the first woman President of St. John’s Parish Council.

Her grandchildren are Travis (Tara) Moore of Indianapolis, Nathan Moore of San Jose, CA, Dr. Jared Moore of Washington, D.C., Jason Pawluk of Soldotna, Alaska, Matthew(Renata) Pawluk of San Diego, CA, Carrie Christman of Carmel, IN, Christie (Bret) Crites of South Bend, and Michael Dell of Indianapolis. Betty has five great grandchildren: Nicholas Crites, Elizabeth, Emily, and Erick Christman and Julia Pawluk.

Betty was an amazing wife and mother with a kind and giving heart. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. John the Baptist Church Building Fund, 335 Mill Street, Tipton, IN 46072 or the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph’s, 3430 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland, OH 44111.

Fred W. Dean

Fred Wayland Dean, 84, of Logansport, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 29, 2015 at Memorial Hospital in Logansport. He was born October 2, 1930 in Hawkins County, Tennessee to Ira Hiriam and Mary Ann (Dyer) Dean. He married Mary G. White on January 29, 1953 in Galveston and she survives.

Fred was a fence builder. He started his own company Fred Dean Fence Building in 1962 after being employed by the Lincoln Elevator for 10 years. He later added Custom Lime Hauling to his business a few years later. He retired in 2010. Fred enjoyed working and traveling.

Surviving family include his wife Mary G. Dean, Logansport; daughters, Elizabeth Jane Washington, Indianapolis; Mary (Jim ) Glassburn, Waupecong; and Jackie (Steve) Cowell, Logansport. Grandchildren include, Anthony Washington; Tracy Abbott; Kristeen Washington; Angela Parslow; Trisha Coleman; Alissa Metzger; Timothy Wayland Spencer and Tiffany Cowell and twelve great grandchildren. Siblings include two brothers, Ira Dean Jr., Kokomo; Bob Dean, Kokomo and a sister, Blanche Webb of Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston handled the arrangements.

Rebecca A. Chavez

Rebecca Ann Chavez, 59, of Kokomo, passed away at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Community Howard Regional Hospital. Rebecca was born February 26, 1956 in Kokomo. She was the daughter of James R. and (Evelyn) DeLano Sr. and Marguerite and (William Ross). Her mother preceded her in death. Her marriage to Pablo G. Chavez who survives was on July 11, 1998 in Kokomo. Rebecca was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle.

Survivors include her husband Pablo G. Chavez, her children Jamie Byrd, Stacie Mills (Jason Rogers), Jason Russell (Candace), Chris Smith II (Jessica Mercer), Brandy Deremiah (Noe Caraveo Jr.) Michael Chavez (Melonie), and Anthony Chavez Kevin Shelly; siblings, Pamela DeLano, Maria Garcia, Mary Shaffer, Angela DeLano, and John DeLano, her father James R. DeLano Sr., mother-in-law Sally Galan, Grandchildren; Blaine, Samantha, Haimylie, Kayla, Sheltin, Daniel, Isabelle, Sarah, Ashley, Camron, Malachi, Wynter, Aries, Marie, Cayson, Layla, Jacob, and Nicole, great-granddaughter Liara. She was preceded in death by her mother Marguerite Ross, a brother James R. DeLano Jr., and a son Jeffrey Smith.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes and Crematory handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations in Rebecca’s memory may be made to the family to assist with expenses. Online condolences may be made at www.shirleyandstout.com.

David J. Bowland

David J. Bowland, 38, of Jonesboro, passed away in Fairmount, Ind. He was born June 26, 1977 in Marion, IN to David Bowland and Rosanna (Adkins) Mundorf.

David was a handyman who enjoyed camping, fishing and helping others. He was always ready to assist family and friends when needed. Most of all he loved spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his sister, April (Dennis) Childers; stepfather, Terry Mundorf, grandmother, Marilyn Adkins; grandparents, Eugene and Mary Bowland; aunts and uncles, Stephanie (Adkins) and Steve Sopher, Charles and Belinda Adkins, Freddie and Angie Adkins, Steve and Debbie Bowland, Jerry and Marsha Bowland, Terry and Lucy Bowland, Kenneth Bowland, Jeff and Julie Bowland; as well as many cousins.

The family wishes to thank special friends Misty Wright and Brandy and Brad Carter for their help and support as well as Fairmount, Jonesboro and Gas City Police, Grant County Sheriffs, and Indiana State Police for their assistance and professionalism. Heartfelt thanks also go to the family and friends who assisted in the search for David.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be submitted at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Grayson J.W.

Collins

Grayson Jacob William Collins of Walton, Indiana passed away at 7:40 a.m. Wednesday July 1, 2015. He was born June 3, 2015 in Lafayette, Indiana to Jacob William Collins and KyLeigh Nicole Roller.

He was lovingly known as “Little Bit” and “June Bug” by his parents and will be missed by all.

He is survived by his parents; sister, Mia Roller; grandparents, Jeff and Lori Roller, Nathan and Christi Mosier, and William and Alice Collins; great-grandparents, Phil Wise, Keith and Kathy Mosier, and Arlis and Evelyn Sizemore; aunts and uncles, Donny and Samantha Auten, Natasha Mosier, Taylor Mosier, Kyle Collins and Cale Collins; and cousins, Gage, Elijah and Isaiah.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left at www.shirleyandstout.com.

James Causey

James “Jewil” Causey, 88, Kokomo, passed away June 27, 2015 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Jewil was born August 28, 1926 in Winfield, AL, the son of Jack and Mary (Webster) Causey.

He served in the U.S. Army in WW II. Jewil retired from Continental Steel. He was devoted to his family. Jewil was also a huge baseball fan.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Chapin) Causey, his son, John Kevin Causey, his sisters, Gladys Burns, Adell Ward, Emma Lee Smith, Elma Combs, and his brothers, Homer Causey, Roy Causey, Joe D. Causey, and his twin brother, Junior Causey.

Jewil is survived by his sister and brother, who are twins, Betty Sullivan and Bobby Causey (Irene), his sister-in-law, Lillian Causey, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank St. Joseph Home Care and Hospice.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association , or the American Cancer Society . A full tribute to Jewil’s life may be viewed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com, where condolences may be shared with his family.

Joshua D. Banks

Joshua Dwight Banks, 30, Kokomo, passed away at 6:05 PM, Sunday, June 28, 2015. He was born May 27, 1985 in Riverside, California to Robert Banks and Darcy (Ponchot) Weldy. He married Kayla Lynn (Carr) Banks on February 14, 2009 in Peru, and she survives.

After Joshua earned his certification in Industrial Maintenance four years ago from Ivy Tech, he worked as a property maintenance technician for properties such as CRM Properties and Fontenelle Apartments. He loved motorcycle racing and was a member of the Dirt Bag Racing Club in Kokomo. He also enjoyed fishing with family and friends, spending time with his wife and children, and was heavily involved in his nieces and nephew’s lives. He was always taking pictures of his loved ones, whenever he had the chance. He was a devoted husband, son, father, brother, uncle, and friend.

Surviving is his wife, Kayla; two daughters, Izzabella and Joslyne Banks; stepson, Kaden Gilleland; mother and stepfather, Darcy Weldy and Mike Sholty; father, Robert Banks; brother, Daniel Weldy; seven sisters, Misti (Banks) Pugh, Nicole Nocita, Savanah DeAngelis, Sarah Banks, Candace Banks, Christina Banks, and Amanda Banks; maternal grandfather, Gene Ponchot; one special niece and two special nephews, Braxton and Braysha Cobb and Xavyn Pugh; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death is a sister, Natasha Banks; and maternal grandmother, Mary Ponchot.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. You are invited to read Josh’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, or share a personal message for the family.

Darwin McVay

Darwin McVay, 67, went to be with the Lord December 14, 2014. He was born September 17, 1947, in Kokomo, Indiana, to Wanda and Norman McVay. He graduated from Kokomo High School in 1965 and furthered his education at General Motors Institute in Flint, MI.

After obtaining his M.B.A. from Ball State, he worked for GM/Delphi for over 35 years. Darwin is survived by his loving spouse, Janet McVay, four children, Chris Hall (Melissa), Tony Hall, Allison Boehner (Will), and Brian McVay (Sara), eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Johnny D. Bass

Johnny DeWitt Bass, 78, of Kokomo passed away at 10:31 am on July 2, 2015 at his residence. He was born to the late William and Mildred (Powell) Bass in Searcy, Arkansas. Johnny owned and operated Custom Built Barns which he started in 1975, and is now owned and operated by his son, Ray. Johnny loved the outdoors, especially deer hunting, fishing and camping. He loved spending time with his family and his dogs.

Johnny is survived by his wife of 57 years, Fannie (Payne) Bass of Kokomo; children, Rita (Bobby) McClish of Peru, Johnny “Ray” (Terri) Bass of Greentown, and Renee (Chris) McGinnis of Galveston; grandchildren, Michael McClish, Jason (Shannon) McClish, Holly Olivarez, Johnny D. Bass, Lydia Bass, Brooke (John) Radtke, Brittany Guy, Christina McGinnis, and Nickolas McGinnis; 12 great grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild on the way; siblings, Thomas (Linda) Bass, Bill (Reida) Bass, Jerry (Bette) Bass, Danny (Roberta) Bass, Randy (Leigh) Bass, Kim (Keith) Jones, and sister in-laws, Mary Bass, and Barbara Gibson. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Haskell Bass, and Jimmy Bass, and a sister, Wanda Hodge.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the “In His Image” church, 3017 County Rd E. 100 N., Kokomo 46901, or the Kokomo Humane Society.

You are invited to read Johnny’s obituary online at www.ellersmortuary.com where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message with the family.

Colleen J. Dillman

Colleen J. Dillman, 87, of Kokomo, passed away at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 5, 2015 at her home.

Colleen was born on September 4, 1927 in Kokomo to the late Edward and Zelma George Groves. She married Donald E. Dillman on September 4, 1943 in Kokomo, he preceded her in death on May 9, 1981. Colleen was a graduate of Kokomo High School. She was formerly employed as a nurse’s aide for in home health care and St. Joseph Hospital. Colleen was a member of the Bon Air Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed pictures, crocheting, her dogs (Sassy and Teddy), and her grandchildren. Colleen loved spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include her children, Larry J. Dillman of Kokomo, Rick (Pamela) Dillman of Greentown, Joseph (Anne) Dillman of Greentown, and Sue Schorm of Kokomo; brother, Danny J. Groves of Kokomo; grandchildren, Ryan, Brandon, Austin, Robert, Melissa, Christopher, Megan, Cheryl and Michael; several great-grandchildren; and a nephew. Colleen is preceded in death by her parents, husband.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Bon Air Church of the Nazarene.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Premiere Hospice for their care and compassion thru this difficult time. You are invited to view Colleen’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you can sign the guestbook, order flowers, or share a personal message to the family.

Herbert Horner

Herbert Horner, 92, Westfield, passed away at 5:10 pm on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at his home. He was born on February 17, 1923, in Howard County, the son John Wesley & Verda (Shrock) Horner. On November 25, 1949, he Married Dorothy E. Bridges and she survives.

Herb was a graduate of Greentown High School. He served in the U.S. Army Paratroopers during WWII as a Sgt. of communications from November 30, 1944 to November 17, 1946, receiving the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon, the Victory Medal, the Good Conduct Ribbon and the Army of Occupation Ribbon for serving in Japan. On July 15, 1970, Zona Mae Bontrager, his only sister, gave Herb one of her kidneys. He was one of the oldest living with a transplant. He retired from Chrysler Corporation as a machine operator.

Herb is survived by his wife, Dorothy E. Horner, Westfield; sons, William Joseph (Janie) Horner, Windfall, and Dana Eugene (Elizabeth) Lafayette; daughters, Doris (Bruce) Moss, Bradenton, FL, Myra (Jeff) Newman, Kokomo, and Beth (Myron) Moorman, Cicero; brothers, Mark O. (Ruthie) Horner, Kokomo, Glen (Thelma) Horner, Middlebury, and Johnny (Judy) Horner, Greentown, along with 13 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 3 great great-grandchildren.

Herb was preceded in death by his parents, grandson,

Aaron Helton, sister, Zona Bontrager , brothers, Bob Horner, Wilburt Horner, Gene Horner, and Paul Horner.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Herb’s memory to the American Kidney Foundation. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Gerald L. Tomesek

Gerald L. Tomesek, 92, Toledo, OH, passed away at 6:30 pm on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo. He was born on May 27, 1923, In Toledo, OH, the son of Michael & Mary (Hejtmanek) Tomesek. In June of 1946, he married Violet L. Ankney in Monroe, MI, and she preceded him in death on May 25, 2004.

Gerald served in the U.S. Air Force in Europe during WWII. He retired in 1989 from Dura Toledo after 44 years of service in production control. He had also worked in maintenance at St. Pius X in Toledo. Gerald was a member of VFW Point Place, American Legion Point Place, and the Messiah Lutheran Church, all of Toledo, OH. He loved his cats, Oxie and Orbie.

Gerald is survived by his children, Jerry (Marie) Tomesek, Janet (John) Sinkovic, Pat (Lloyd) Claussen, Phil (Cindy) Tomesek, David (Yvonne) Tomesek, and Al Tomesek; sisters, Mary Swage, and Frances Avery; grandchildren, Heather, Alina, Adrian, Alex, and Stephanie including many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.

Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Violet Tomesek, son, Kenneth, brothers, Fritz, Joseph, and Johnny, and sister, Anne.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Gerald’s memory to the Serenity Hospice, 5 N., 10th St., Lafayette, IN, 47901 or the Howard County Kitten Rescue, 8327 W. 00 NS., Kokomo, IN, 46901. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Pamela K. Meyer

Pamela K. Meyer, 71, Bringhurst, passed away at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at her home. She was born on June 27, 1944, in Kokomo, the daughter of Dillard & Alice M. (Langford) Holt. She married Donald L, Meyer on December 17, 1973, in Elizabeth City, NC, and he survives.

Pamela was a 1962 graduate of Southwestern High School in Romney, IN. She was a homemaker, a Navy wife for over 20 years, and also worked for 10 years at Kirby Risk Company in Lafayette. Pamela loved and looked forward to spending time with his grandkids.

Pamela is survived by her loving husband, Donald L. Meyer, Bringhurst; daughters, Tonya A. (Jerry) Mitchell, Canton, OH, and Angela M. (Jim) Doyle, Rossville; son, Donald L. (Becky) Meyer Jr., Ft. Myers, FL; grandchildren, Michael V. Mitchell, Brittany A. Mitchell, Lee Harp, Stephen Carter, Trisha Harp, Haydin Meyer, Dylan Meyer, and Gavin Meyer; granddaughter, Mia Michell; sister, Jan (Randy) Fuller, Russiaville, along with several cousins.

Pamela was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Rita Owen.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Guardian Angel Hospice for their care.

Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marjorie Johnson

Marjorie (Peggy) Ferguson Johnson, 87, slipped peacefully into the arms of her Savior on Sunday afternoon, July 5, 2015 at her home in Brownsburg, Indiana. She was born November 15, 1927 in Kokomo, Indiana to Laurel and Helen Young Ferguson.

Peggy was a 1945 graduate of Kokomo High School and attended Bob Jones University for two years. On June 10, 1950 she married Reese A. Johnson of Three Oaks, Michigan. She was a mother and part-time secretary to her husband, a pastor. Before marrying, she worked at the Main Street Office of Continental Steel in Kokomo and beginning in 1971, at WAND-TV in Decatur, Illinois. For 40 years she served with her husband, who pastored at Cosperville Baptist Church in Wawaka, Indiana; Evergreen Baptist in Michigan City, Indiana; and Riverside Baptist in Decatur, Illinois. Together they traveled to several mission fields in South America; Togo, West Africa; and Manila, Philippines. She was a charter member of Bible Baptist Church in Kokomo.

Peggy is survived by her husband of 65 years; three children: R. Christine Criss (Donald) of Brownsburg; James W. (Patricia) Johnson of Kokomo; and Daniel R. (Linda) Johnson of Zionsville, Indiana; nine grandchildren: Erin Criss Miller (Phil) of Knoxville, Tennessee; Lauren Criss Dudley (Stephen) of Lynchburg, Virginia; Jennifer Criss Green (Justin) of Brownsburg; Erik and Scott Johnson of Kokomo; and Katherine, Andrea, Andrew, and Ryan Johnson of Zionsville; and six great-grandchildren: Halle Jane and Ella Sophia Miller, Owen Reese and Rylee Jane Green, and Makenzie Jo and Ivy Jeanne Dudley, she is also survived by her sister, Maxine Nolte of Greenwood, IN. Peggy was preceded in death by her infant daughter, her parents, and her brother, James F. Ferguson of Kokomo.

Peggy has requested that memorial gifts be sent to New Day Recovery, a substance abuse and Christian counseling ministry to individuals and families, at P. O. Box 407, Zionsville, IN 46077 or by visiting www.newdayrecovery.org and clicking “Donate.” Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Peggy Johnson touched the lives of many people and will always be remembered for her godly disposition, humble spirit, and generous heart.

Dena J. Jellison

Dena Jo Jellison, 46, of Arcadia, Indiana; formerly of Kokomo, passed away at 3:05 AM Monday July 6, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born April 3, 1969 in Kokomo to Donald R. Davis and Rebecca L. (Cage) Abney. She was a 1987 graduate of Western High School. She was a mother who worked with sports camps. She also worked at Creative Underwriting, Best Buy, and Allied Solutions in Carmel, Indiana. She enjoyed outdoor activities, skating, bowling, especially at the Stardust Lanes in Noblesville, movies, reading, music and dancing, decorating, painting, and ceramics. She attended many different churches and her faith never wavered. Her favorite hobbies were attending her children’s sports and school activities. She also loved her dogs Dayzee, Jo-Jo, and Aggie.

She is survived by her companion Jason Moore of Arcadia; mother Rebecca Abney of Kokomo; one son Zack Jellison of Westfield; one daughter Shelby Jellison of Westfield; a half-brother Don (Laura) Davis Jr. of Port Huron, MI; two sisters Dawn L. (Cary) Beaven of Mooresville, Indiana and Brenna Abney (Chris Barela) of Kokomo. There are several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, maternal grandparents, uncle, and other family members.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the family. You may read Dena’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.

Martha E. Lanning

Martha E. Lanning, age 90 of Tipton, IN, passed away on Monday July 06, 2015 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. She was born on April 1, 1925 in Kanawha County, West Virginia to Joesph and Gracie (Cobb) Richards.

Martha loved to garden and was always up for traveling anywhere anyone wanted to take her. One of the things she enjoyed most was spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children: Gene Richards of Tipton, Mary Richards of Tipton, Charles Richards of Salamonie, Phyllis Fields of Fairmount, Anna Townsend of Kokomo, Jack Richards of Kokomo, Bob Richards of Indianapolis, Ruth Smith of Tipton, and Robin Richards of Noblesville. Martha is also survived by her sister Emily Strickland of Charleston, West Virginia and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Gracie; two brothers John and Bill; and three sisters Gladys, Annie, and Corey.

Porter Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Bernice E. DeLon

Bernice Evelyn DeLon, 93, Kokomo, went to be with our Lord at 4:00PM, Monday July 6, 2015 at Waterford Place Health Campus. She was born January 8, 1922 to Hallie Horton and Clara Roberts Horton. Her husband Fred H. DeLon preceded her in death February 7, 1999.

Bernice was a member of Morning Star Church, was a past member of the Moose and Ladies Bible study “Ladies Lift”. She enjoyed baking pastries, her flower garden, and spending time at the cottage on Tippecanoe Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband.

Bernice was survived by her daughter, Susan Zerbe (her spouse Fred E Zerbe passed away September 19, 2014). Granddaughter, Jennifer Zerbe Riggs (Randy), great grandson, Luke Gentry, great great grandson Bently Gentry and niece Sandy Faircloth.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s International. You may read Bernice’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook, or share a personal message to the family.

Harry W. Pavey

Harry Walton “Bud” Pavey, 93, Noblesville, and formerly of Kokomo, passed away July 3, 2015. He was born April 9, 1922 in Madison, Indiana. Mr. Pavey served in the U.S. Army in WW II. He retired from Kolux Division. Mr. Pavey was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Nancy L. Pavey, his parents, Howard and Elizabeth, and his sister, Charlotte Swanner. He is survived by his children, Kim Williams (Todd) and Jeff Pavey (Vicky); his grandchildren, Crystal Weathers, Tyrell Weathers (fiancée Wendy Ruse), Kirby Pavey, and Katelyn Pavey (fiancé Kalob Bitner); his great-grandchildren, Cazmier Gaines, Sanaa Carden, and Axel Bitner; and his canine companion, “Izzy”. Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial gifts may be made to the Wounded Warriors.

Tammy L. Ford

Tammy Lynn Ford, 50, Kokomo, passed away at 2:31 am on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at St. Vincent of Kokomo. She was born on October 30, 1964, in Kokomo, the daughter of Billy Joe, Sr. & Janet (Burns) Ford.

Tammy was a 1983 graduate of Kokomo High School. She was a caregiver who worked for the Family Services Association. Tammy loved to fish, her dog “Dino”, spending time with her grandchildren, and grilling out.

Tammy is survived by her children, Dustin Duke, Peru, Derrick (Chelsea) Duke, Kokomo, and Misty Duke, Kokomo; grandchildren, Evangelina Coleen Duke, Isabella Rayne Duke, and Michael-Steven Charles Fink; siblings, Brian Ford, Kokomo, James (Imelda) Ford, Sterling, VA, and Candy Davis, Kokomo; nieces and nephews, Brandon (Abbie) Ford, Kelly (Steve) Jackson, Tylie Davis, Christopher Ford, Kassidy Ford; great nephews, Robert Ford, and Jaden Ford.

Tammy was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Billy Joe Ford Jr., and nephews, Andrew Davis and Kyle Davis.

Shirley & Stout funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to assist the family with final expenses in care of Shirley & Stout Funeral Home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Timothy Guy

Timothy Guy, 62, of Russiaville passed away at 11:47 am on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at his home. He was born on February 3, 1953 in Howard County to Arvelle Lee and Marie (Newman) Guy.

Tim was a 1971 Western High School graduate. He was an automotive manager for most of his life and enjoyed working in his woodshop. Tim loved to go hunting, fishing and had a passion for firearms and knifes. He served in the United States Marines from 1972 to 1974.

Survivors include his children Sarah (Dion) Poppe of Berne, April Guy of Indianapolis, Jeremiah Guy of Russiaville; two grandchildren Krystal Poppe, Kalya Poppe; brother Brian (Theresa) Guy of West Middleton; sisters Linda (Jerry) Nunnaly of Kokomo, Mary Jane Guy of TX, Missy Guy of CA, Paula (Mark) Reed of Bunker Hill.

Tim was preceded in death by his parents Arvelle Lee and Marie Guy; brother Greg Guy; sister Patty Hall.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Aleyssa D.

Grammer-Long

Aleyssa D. Grammer-Long, 31, Kokomo, died at 10:04 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2015 at her home. She was born April 9, 1984 in Kokomo, the daughter of Ricky Newton and Lisa M. (Miller) Grammer. In 2013, she married Michael Long, who survives.

Aleyssa was a 2002 graduate of Kokomo High School. She was a homemaker, who loved animals, riding horses, music and fishing.

Aleyssa is survived by her husband, Michael Long, Kokomo; mother, Lisa Grammer and stepfather Michael Sanchez, Kokomo; father, Ricky Newton, Arizona; six children, Ashton Padfield, Gavyn Padfield, Suzie Beatty, Jayden Beatty, Mattie Grammer, Mason Long; brother, William Grammer; half-brother, Blade Newton; half-sister, Savannah Newton; grandparents, Toni and Jerry Miller; special friend, Brandi Bradley.

She was preceded in death by her step-father, William Grammer.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Michael G. Hedrick

Michael G. “Mike” Hedrick, 72, passed away at 1:45 pm on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at his home. He was born on September 30, 1942, in Kokomo, the son of George J. & Mary Clair (Cunningham) Hedrick. In May of 1972, he married Vina Brown in Greentown and she survives.

Mike was a 1960 graduate of Kokomo High School. He served in the U.S. Navy for six years. Mike retired in 1992 from Delco Electronics after 24 years of service. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and UAW Local #292. Mike enjoyed fishing, and carving ducks from wood.

Mike is survived by his loving wife, Vina Hedrick, Greentown; children, Andrea (Roy) Snow, Kokomo, and Robin Edwards, Peru; brothers, George (Lena) Hedrick, Kokomo, Mary C. Kline, Port Washington, WI, Judith Meissnest, Kokomo, Maureen Hedrick, Kokomo, Cynthia Morr, Flora, Kathleen (Roger) Murphy, Kokomo, Monica (William) Hedrick-Dragon, Carmel, Ann Marie (Michael) Thayer, Bunker Hill, and Theresa (Richard) Hedrick-Thatcher, Kokomo; grandchildren, Christian Schrock, Zachery Edwards, Caitlin Snow, Jonathan Snow, and Jordan Snow, along with numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews; care givers, Jessica Garf, Beth Hurlock, Nurse Katherine and Renne, CNA Marie.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Mark Hedrick, niece, Katrina Hedrick, and sister-in-law, Barbara Hedrick.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements.Memorial contributions may be made in Mike’s memory to the American Cancer Society or to the National Autism Association. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Linda L. Murphy

Linda Lu Murphy, 58, of Kokomo passed away at 1:53 pm on Friday, July 3, 2015 at Golden Living Sycamore Village. She was born on September 23, 1956 in Greenfield, IN to Carey Murphy Jr. and Carolyn J. (Parker) Murphy.

Linda was a 1975 Western High School graduate and a 1979 Ball State University graduate. She worked at Delphi Electronics and retiring after 20 years of service. Linda enjoyed vacationing, all sports, her swimming pool, her dogs, family and friends.

Survivors include her mother Carolyn Murphy of Kokomo; brother Brian (Susy) Murphy of Indianapolis; twin sister Lee Ann (Kirk) Smith of Russiaville; companion Linda Kistler of Kokomo; nieces and nephews Emily Smith, Erin Domokos, Jacob Murphy, Bradford Smith, Andy Heaton and Matt Heaton.

Linda was preceded in death by her father Carey Murphy Jr.; sister Brenda Heaton.

A special thanks to her best friends Kim and Mike Vonderahe.

Stout and Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Don R. Voiles

Don Richard Voiles, 71 died at 11:53 pm on Friday, July 3, 2015, at St. Joseph (St. Vincent-Kokomo) Hospital. He was born September 14, 1943, in Rushville, IN, to

Gerald C. & Evelyn E. Voiles. Both parents are deceased. On December 26, 1966, he married Diana M. Pavey at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rushville, and she survives. He loved God and spending time with his family above all else. He enjoyed life with family and friends.

He graduated from Rushville High School in 1961. He then graduated from Hanover College in 1965 with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Economics with a minor in Mathematics. He then received his Masters of Business Administration in Industrial Administration and Management in 1966, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Don served as a Personnel Management Sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968. This includes a 15-month tour at Camp Red Cloud in Uijongbu, Korea where he received an Army Commendation Medal. He was employed by Chrysler Corporation from 1968 until his retirement in 2003. He started at the Indianapolis Foundry and then transferred to the Kokomo Casting and Transmission Plants in 1974. He worked in Human Resources and completed and instructed various training and education programs, along with his other duties.

Don was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Church where he served on the Parish Council, as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, as the scoutmaster and collection counter. He served as a tutor at Sts. Joan of Arc & Patrick School and assisted with the Accelerated Reading Program and served on the Curriculum Committee. He was also active with the Serra Club Ministry and was president of the Sunshine Club at St. Joan of Arc. Don enjoyed playing softball with teams sponsored by St. Joan of Arc, Wabash Alloys and UAW 1302. He coached basketball, football and t-ball at the YMCA, and youth baseball at both Northside Bambino and Northwestern Babe Ruth. He always enjoyed youth, high school and college sports and was a NASCAR fan. Don also served on the Mayor’s Substance Abuse Council, Howard County Turn Around Council, Indiana Workforce Development Metalworking Program Proficiency Panel, Junior Achievement and worked with the VISION Teacher Enhancement Program at IUK, and fundraiser for the United Way. He was a member of the American Legion.

The love of his life was his wife, children and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, and has three sons, Brian (Lesley) Voiles of Lafayette, Michael (Janci) Voiles of Kokomo, David Voiles of San Francisco and a daughter Karen Causey of Austell, GA. Don has five grandchildren, Aubrie Voiles, Krysta Wininger, Braydon Voiles, Darian Voiles, and Mason Voiles. Don is survived by a brother, William Voiles of Indianapolis. His sister Janet Voiles and brother Philip Voiles preceded him in death.

Thank you to the many Hospital staffs who took such wonderful care of him - St. Joseph Hospital, the Heart Hospital, St. Vincent’s Hospital and Seton Hospital in Lafayette. A special thanks to Drs. Ronald Maus, Jeffrey Groothuis, John Schutzman, John Koscica (& the Fresenius Medical Care group), David Cheesman and their staffs. Don’s therapists and nurses were very professional, but treated him with extreme kindness and constant encouragement.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements.

Memorial donations can be made to the St. Joan of Arc Building Fund, Sts. Joan of Arc & Patrick School or the National Kidney Foundation. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Charles R. Walker

Charles R. “Windy” Walker, 81, Kokomo, passed away at 1:50 am on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo. He was born on July 1, 1934 in Walton, the son of Willard & Lena (Clark) Walker. On April 17, 1953, he married Ora Regina Johnston, and she preceded him in death on June 21, 2001.

Windy was a 1952 graduate of Walton High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Windy retired from Cabot Corporation in 1986 after 30 years of service. He was longtime member of Main Street United Methodist Church, the Eagles of Kokomo, and the Walton American Legion.

Windy is survived by his son, Chuck (Loretta) Walker, Kokomo; grandsons, Luke (Danielle) Walker, Morganton, NC, and Seth Walker, Bloomington, IN; great-grandsons, Nathan Thomas Walker and Andrew Charles Walker; sister, Wanda Clary, Kokomo; sisters-in-law, Sue, Mary Ann, Carolyn, Abby, and Roberta, along with many nieces and nephews.

Windy is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Regina Walker, brothers, Harold, Wayne, Don, Doyle, and sister Mary Jane Cotner.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Windy’s memory to the American Legion of Walton, 111 S. Depot St., Walton, IN, 46994. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Charlotte L. Balsley N

Charlotte Lou (Rude) Balsley, 86, Kokomo, died at 10:00 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2015 at Golden Living Center.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Juanita R. Majors

Juanita Ruth Majors, 75, Sharpsville, passed away at 3:25 am July 5, 2015 at Wellbrooke Wellness Center of Kokomo. Juanita was born to the late Herman and Lucille McKinley in Heber Springs Arkansas on August 26, 1939. Juanita’s passion was her family and her faith. She was a member of the Central Friends Yearly Meeting for over 50 years. Most recently she attended the Main Street Pilgrim Holiness Church in Kokomo. She served in whatever capacity she was needed but her favorite role was teaching Sunday school for preschoolers. Juanita also enjoyed singing and playing the piano.

Juanita is survived by her husband of almost 60 years Glenn Majors, Sharpsville; children, Steve (Jeanne) Majors, Tipton, Rick (Nancy) Majors, Kokomo, Teresa (Bruce) Buckley, Kokomo; grandchildren, Heather (James) Pearcy, Bunker Hill, Andrew Linville (Alice), Kokomo, Mary Majors, Kokomo and Rachel Majors, Tipton; great-grandchildren, Devon Majors, Sharpsville, Jacob Pearcy, Sharpsville, Tanner Pearcy, Bunker Hill, Cory Dowden Jr, Kokomo, and Cole Linville, Kokomo; siblings, Tommy (Beneva) McKinley, Buel (Carol) McKinley, Connie Halter, all of Conway Arkansas. She is also survived by sister-in-laws Geraldine Brady, Greentown, Lou Majors, Greers Ferry, AR and many nieces and nephews. Juanita was preceded in death by sisters Betty Clinton and Mae Ellen Sisson of Conway.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a local Alzheimer’s Foundation. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Dea H. Swan

Dea H. Swan, 92, Greentown, passed away at 2:40 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, at the home of her son.

She was born on June 14, 1923, in Howard County to Clyde E. and Mary Ilo (Trott) Hullinger. She married Lester Eugene Swan on December 4, 1943. Dea lived in Jackson Township until she moved to Greentown in 2000.

She retired from Delco Electronics in 1985 and helped her husband on the farm.

Dea was a member of Sycamore Friends Church where she attended all her life. She taught children’s Sunday School and Bible School. Church members knew her for her good cooking at church dinners, especially her delicious pies. She went on numerous mission trips to Jamaica and Oklahoma.

She and her husband were former members of Howard County Farm Bureau Board. She was a former member of Jackson Township Demonstration Club, and she also worked with her husband on Lions Club projects.

Lester and Dea enjoyed camping in their motor home and visited every state in the USA. She loved spending time with her family and playing games with friends.

Surviving are son Ronald (Karen) Swan, Greentown, and daughter Bonnie Nicholson, Kokomo. Surviving grandchildren are Julie (Joe) Holderman, Georgetown, Kentucky, Kenneth (Rachelle) Swan, Pittsboro, Indiana, Stuart (Michelle) Nicholson, Kokomo, and Sydney (Katie) Nicholson, McCordsville, Indiana. Great-grandchildren are Jack, Evelyn, and Josie Holderman, Blake, Ethan, and Keenan Swan, Nathan and Natalie Nicholson, and Kallie and Karys Nicholson. Also surviving are sisters Eva Cheek and Ada (John) Middlesworth, brother-in-law Jim Summers, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceeded in death by her parents, husband, grandson Stanton Nicholson, brothers Ned and Lee Hullinger, and sister Sue Summers.

The family would like to thank Jane Kennedy for her loving care and for Guardian Angel Hospice for their timely assistance.

Hasler-Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Sycamore Friends Church. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.hasler-stout.com.