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

June 12

Michelle A. Yeoman, 49, Warrant:

Failure to Appear (2 counts)

Melanie T. Williams, 29, Habitual

Traffic

Offender

Jonathan J. Bourne, 41, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana

Melissa A. Franklin, 42, Warrant: Non-Compliance

Stephen B. Richey, 25, Public Intoxication, Intimidation

Phillip R. Meyers II, 49, OWI, Hit-Skip Accident

June 13

Troy M. Kennedy, 25, Driving While Suspended with Priors, OWI

Seamus P. Larkin, 24, Hit-Skip

Accident

Paul W. Calloway, 50, Warrant: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

June 14

Brenton A. Hoppes, 19, Minor in a Tavern, Illegal Possession of Alcohol, Criminal Recklessness, Pointing a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm by a Serious Violent Felon

Chadlee A. Ozenbaugh, 31, Habitual Traffic

Offender, Warrant: Body

Attachment

June 15

Jonathan L. Capers, 25, Warrant:

Domestic Battery,

Warrant: Intimidation

Trevor A. Young, 23, OWI

Nicole M. Johnson, 24, Public Intoxication

Joni A. Graham, 45, OWI

Endangering a Person, OWI

Stephanie R. Bates, 41, Public Intoxication, Criminal Mischief

Bryan A. Richardson, 26, Warrant: Failure to Appear,

Warrant:

Parole

Violation

Larry T.

Barber, 19, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Carrie A. Mosier, 19, Warrant: Hit-Skip Accident

Joshua M. Purvis, 33, Warrant: Non-

Compliance

June 16

Robert E. Meriwether Sr., 54,

Warrant: Domestic Battery

Uriah M. Levy, 26, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Christopher D. Jewell, 30, Public Intoxication

Mitchell A. Maddox, 22, Dealing in a Narcotic Drug,

Possession of Cocaine

Dustin L. Moloch, 24, Dealing in a Narcotic Drug,

Possession of a

Narcotic Drug, Warrant: Petition to

Revoke Suspended Sentence

Judy L. Moloch, 52, Maintaining a Common Nuisance

Robert S. Walker, 33, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 counts)

Glendolyn B. Cruse, 19, Warrant: Contempt of Court

Eldridge L. Harmon, 54, Burglary

June 17

Andrew D. Moore, 21, Resisting Law

Enforcement, Warrant: Theft

Bradley D. Hamilton, 19, Resisting Law

Enforcement, Motor Vehicle Theft

Philip W. Castillo, 27, Burglary, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jacob M. Ruelas, 23, Trespassing (2 counts), Conversion (2 counts)

Brian H. George, 27, Domestic Battery

James L. Warren Jr., 35,

Possession of a

Synthetic Drug,

Warrant (Tipton Co.)

June 18

William E. Sharp II, 21, Domestic Battery

Travis S. Bradley, 26, Criminal Trespass, Hit-Skip

Accident, OWI,

Warrant: Public Intoxication, Warrant: Indecent Exposure

Jason W. Ash, 37, 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.

June 12

Austin C. Harmon, 30, Warrant:

Failure to Appear, Warrant: Contempt of Court

Whittney D. Fording, 20, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jesse N. Perkins, 38, Warrant: Criminal Recklessness

Dameco T. Brent, 35, Warrant: Failure to

Appear

William T. Graham, 78, Warrant: Failure to

Appear

Shane J. Borneman, 43, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant (Marion Co.)

Nathan T. Green, 25, Warrant: Intimidation, Warrant: Mischief

Caleb D. Slaughter, 19, Warrant: Non-

Compliance

June 13

Antonette D. Parker, 19, Never Obtaining a Driver’s License

Percy T. Harrington, 36, Warrant: Theft,

Warrant: Never Obtaining a Driver’s License, Warrant: Operating a Vehicle without Proof of

Financial Responsibility

June 14

Brett A. Whiteman, 32, Warrant: Battery on a Police

Officer,

Warrant:

Resisting Law Enforcement, Warrant: Public Intoxication, Warrant: Conversion, Warrant: Fraud, Warrant: Failure to Appear, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

June 15

Moises R. Arellano, 26, Warrant (Miami Co.)

Bryan K. Jones, 49, Warrant: Non-

Compliance

Bradley K. Clevinger, 46, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Rajuante D. Coleman, 18, (Other agency

arrest),

Warrant: Failure to Appear

Allyssa R. Roberts, 19, Battery

Tonda M. Lockridge, 31, Warrant (Madison Co.)

June 16

Shawn D. Seals, 34, Warrant:

Failure to Appear (2 counts)

Christopher A. Taylor, 29, (Other agency

arrest),

Warrant: Petition to Revoke

Suspended Sentence

Kristopher R. Williams, 30, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Courtney J. Lowery, 30, Warrant:

Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Monte G. Faulkner, 27, Escape, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Resisting Law Enforcement

June 17

Matthew D. Barlow, 39, Warrant: Contempt of Court

Troy S. Liggin, 46, Warrant: Contempt of Court

Austin C. Harmon, 30, Warrant: Theft

Timothy S. Nester, 34, Warrant: Contempt of Court

June 18

Kenetta K. Shuck, 43, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Blake R. Johnson, 22, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Angela J. Nichols, 32, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jomal L. Cox, 41,

Warrant: Bond

Revocation

(2 counts)

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.

June 14

Nathaniel J. Richardson, 49, Warrant: Parole

Violation

CRIMINAL SENTENCINGS

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

Circuit Court

Trent Jones

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 98 days of previously suspended sentence, executed, probation is tolled

Basil McCoy

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 700 days of previously suspended sentence, executed

James England

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 160 days of previously suspended sentence, executed

Superior III

Stephen Richey

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 90 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Joe Barton

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, executed

Fees: Court costs

Carl Blassingame Jr.

Charge: Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury, Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 162 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 162 days executed and remainder suspended, sentences to run concurrently, no contact with victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Teresa J. Thompson

Charge: Theft

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, executed

Fees: Court costs

Seamus Larkin

Charge: Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 8 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Sarah N. Tomlinson

Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, complete 30 hours of community service, no driving without a valid license

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Brett Dennis

Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 12 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, no driving without a valid license

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Anthony Houser

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended 90 days, no driving without a valid license, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Candace Gibbs

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Christopher Marr

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for 1 year, no driving without a valid license, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Olivia Scott

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended 90 days, no driving without a valid license, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior II

Tony Bass Jr.

Charge: Theft, Possession of a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 3 years, In-Home detention for 18 months and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 545 days, remain compliant with alcohol and drug treatment through the VA, Count III - Indiana Department of Corrections for 3 years, In-Home detention for 18 months and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 545 days, sentences to run consecutively

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

James Mailey

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior I

Michael J. Earnheart

Charge: Neglect of a Dependent, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Reagents or Precursors with intent to Manufacture a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Count II - Indiana Department of Corrections for 1,460 days, 155 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 1,305 days, Count IV - Indiana Department of Corrections for 730 days, suspended, supervised probation for 730 days, Count VI - Indiana Department of Corrections for 730 days, suspended, supervised probation for 730 days, sentences in Counts IV and Vi to run concurrently with each other and consecutively to sentence in Count II, complete alcohol and drug program

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

Shane A. Scruggs

Charge: Possession of Reagents or Precursors with intent to Manufacture a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Gary Cook

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days,. 183 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 730 days, complete alcohol and drug program

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

Timothy Jackson

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, 14 days executed and remainder suspended, supervised probation for 534 days, complete alcohol and drug program

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

DEATHS

Mollie C. Allman, 90

Date of Death: 6/3/15

Cause of Death: Alzheimer’s Dementia

John N. Shuck, 92

Date of Death: 5/28/15

Cause of Death: Acute Myocardial Infarction

Josephine F. Harrington, 98

Date of Death: 6/2/15

Cause of Death: Cardiorespiratory Arrest, Alzheimer’s Dementia

Raymond D. Knuckles, 70

Date of Death: 6/2/15

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia

Bill S. Russell, 77

Date of Death: 5/29/15

Cause of Death: Alzheimer’s Disease

Ora E. Sharp, 95

Date of Death: 5/27/15

Cause of Death: Heart Failure

Richard E. Ovderholser, 71

Date of Death: 5/30/15

Cause of Death: Metastatic Cancer of Unknown Origin

John R. Cook, 84

Date of Death: 6/3/15

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia

Cora Shrrod, 93

Date of Death: 6/3/15

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia

Lora A. Miller, 93

Date of Death: 6/5/15

Cause of Death: Acute Cardiopulmonary Arrest, Small Bowel Obstruction, Compression Fracture, Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Transfusion-Dependent Anemia

Bradley J. Harrison, 53

Date of Death: 3/21/15

Cause of Death: Multi-Source Drug Overdose (Clonazpam, Hydrocodone, Morphine, Pregabalin, Quetiapine, Dihydrocodeine Intoxication)

William R. Smith, 85

Date of Death: 6/8/15

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation

Joyce E. McIntire, 60

Date of Death: 5/18/15

Cause of Death: Blunt Force Trauma to the Chest, Acute Myocardial Ischemia

Philip K. Hutto, 68

Date of Death: 6/6/15

Cause of Death: Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleed

Jill L. Wilkinson, 70

Date of Death: 6/7/15

Cause of Death: Breast Cancer

Ginger M. Weideman, 43

Date of Death: 6/7/15

Cause of Death: Upper Gastrointestinal Bleed

Ginger L. Brown, 62

Date of Death: 6/5/15

Cause of Death: Pneumonia, Sepsis with Staphylococcal Bacteremia, Respiratory Failure

Linda S. Hill, 65

Date of Death: 6/4/15

Cause of Death: Diastolic Heart Failure

Warren M. Ridenour, 67

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Date of Death: 5/21/15

Cause of Death: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiogenic Shock, Septic Shock

Ralph E. Graham, 91

Date of Death: 5/8/15

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure, Acute Respiratory Failure, Systolic, Diastolic, and Valvular Dysfunction

William H. Cox, 91

Date of Death: 5/24/15

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure Due to Systolic Dysfunction

Nancy K. Skaller, 63

Date of Death: 5/31/15

Cause of Death: Acute on Chronic Respiratory Failure, Bilateral Aspiration Pneumonia, Severe Sepsis with Septic Shock, Follicular Lymphoma

Joann E. Miller, 76

Date of Death: 6/2/15

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure Due to Systolic Dysfunction

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.

St. Joseph Hospital

Zander Kent Paul

Date of Birth: 5/24/15

Sex: M Time: 6:01 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 7 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Amanda (Holt) and Jason Paul

Findley Thomas Williams

Date of Birth: 6/12/15

Sex: M Time: 2:16 p.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 8 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Katie (Koors) and Ryan Williams

MARRIAGE LICENSES

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

June 12

Evan D. Matlock, Kokomo, 19

Amber L. Miller, Kokomo, 19

Robert E. Name, Kokomo, 45

Denise D.A. Lowell, Kokomo, 51

Dustin R. Taflinger, Greentown, 34

Jaclyn D. Ayres, Greentown, 29

Timothy Kennedy, Kokomo, 47

Amber M. Jameson, Kokomo, 33

June 15

Alexander Toth, Kokomo, 25

Renea L. Davis, Kokomo, 25

James R. Lunsford, Kokomo, 39

Tosha N. Fording, Kokomo, 29

June 16

Jonathon P. Pagan, Kokomo, 33

Arielle Short, Kokomo, 21

Tommie L. Collier Jr., Kokomo, 29

Andrea L. Brown, Kokomo, 28

James E. Kaufman, Greentown, 45

Kara Huneck, Greentown, 49

Nathaniel J. Cox, Kokomo, 20

Samantha Washburn, Kokomo, 18

June 17

Roy P. Ramagasse Jr., Kokomo, 30

Abbagail A. Comeaux, Kokomo, 29

DOMESTIC 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

Thu., June 25, 10 a.m.

Amber D. and Casey L. Price, Final Hearing

Fri., June 26, 9 a.m.

Kathryn and Cameron Quillen, Final Hearing

Kimberly A. and Jeffery T. Hemmeger, Other

Whitney and Jamie F. Michael, Provisional Order

Chad and Hailey Alexander, Provisional Order

Katrina L. Smith (Robertson) and Jon S. Smith, Reappear

Laura and Joshua Willits, Support Hearing

Rebecca N. and Adam H. Fitzgerald, Status Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Brittany A. Beatty and Lukas A. Overdorf, Review Hearing

Wed., July 1, 9 a.m.

Michele and Michael Campbell, Other

Superior IV

Thu., June 25, 8:30 a.m.

Shannon and Kurt Miller, Citation

Antyony F. Ayres II and Anglea R. Ayres, Citation

James E. and Jessica D. Swigart, Citation

Brittany M. and Matthew E. Gatliff, Citation

Mandi N. and Kane Harden, Citation

Stephnie and Jeffrey Hunt, Miscellaneous

April A. Dahmm Floyd and Christopher W. Dahmm, Petition to Modify

10 a.m.

Ragina L. and Michael R. Horsley, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

David P. and Stacy A. Cauthern, Petition to Modify

Mon., June 29, 8:30 a.m.

Lora and Frank Dillman, Motion to Dismiss

Jessie W. and Holly J. Caudill, Miscellaneous

8:45 a.m.

Christina and Reed E. Stoeckley, Citation

10 a.m.

Delbert Tharp and Paisley Blackburn, Final Hearing

2 p.m.

Jamie and Nicholas Longworth, Petition to Modify

Tue., June 30, 8:30 a.m.

Charleen Officer and Darrell McCrackin, Provisional Order

10 a.m.

Angela M. and Mark Love, Miscellaneous

Wed., July 1, 1:30 p.m.

Patricia and Mark Herring, Petition to Modify

3 p.m.

Jennifer Eades Alexander and Buddy Eades, Petition to Modify

Superior III

Fri., June 26, 9 a.m.

Jeffrey Bousum and Janey Bousum (Bray)(Chrisman), Reappear

Superior I

Mon., June 29, 1:30 p.m.

Angela and Michael Skaggs, Petition to Modify

Angela and Larry Woods, 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.

June 11

Joseph and Barbara Thompson

June 12

Judith and Howard S. Carmack

June 15

Amy M. and Bradley J. Cooper

Ann and Philip A. Inman

Tracey L. and Robert Claxton

June 17

Tera and Erik Wade

James R. and Amy D. Shinners

DIVORCES GRANTED

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

Circuit Court

Jennifer and James Long II

Superior IV

Beth A. and Charleton E. Ahls

Jennifer L. and Matthew L. Burns

Mark L. and Michelle R. Camden

Brandi J. and William P. Keith IV

Superior II

Keisha and Matthew Newby

Dennis S. Kasey

Dennis Scott Kasey, 54, Kokomo, died at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at his home. He was born June 22, 1960, in Kokomo, the son of James and Patricia (Jones) Kasey. He married Helen Allinson August 21, 1982, at the First Presbyterian Church in Kokomo, and she survives.

Dennis was a 1978 graduate of Kokomo High School and attended Indiana University. He worked in Sales and advertising for Angie’s List. He served as director of sports at WHMB TV-40 in Noblesville for 27 years. During this time, he created the High School Game of the Week, highlighting players and schools all over the state. He and his twin brother, the late David Kasey, started the Indiana Sports Magazine.

He was an active member of First Evangelical Presbyterian Church having served on the session and as an Elder. He served on the boards of the Howard County Literacy Coalition and the Howard County Sports Hall of Fame. In 2009, he won the Distinguished Media Services Award from the IHSAA.

Although Dennis was well-versed in many subjects, his sports knowledge was legendary. He knew many details about sporting events which he willingly shared with anyone who seemed interested. He was especially fond of the Indiana Hoosiers, the Cubs, White Sox, and Bears.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Kasey; one son, Jeremy Kasey; four daughters, Jennifer Kasey, Rebecca Kasey, Rachel Kasey, and Laura Borders, (Matthew); one granddaughter, Madeline Elliott, all of Kokomo; two brothers, James Kasey (Lynne) of Michigan and Ben Kasey (Karen) of Missouri; two sisters, Katie Petrey of Kokomo, and Tamara Jarrow, (James) of Kansas; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a twin brother, David Kasey, and an infant brother, Michael Kasey.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. Contributions in Dennis’ memory may be made to Howard County Literacy Coalition, 107 W. Mulberry St. Kokomo, 46901.

E. Katherine

Mason

E. Katherine Mason, 96, of Kokomo passed away at 8:05 am on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospital of Kokomo. She was born on July 22, 1918, in Ervin Township, Howard County, IN to Omer H. and Laura (Huddleston) Rodkey. On January 24, 1942, Katherine married Virgil C. Mason who preceded her in death on February 1, 2004.

She was a 1937 Ervin Township High School graduate. Before marriage, she worked a short time at the Reliance factory in Kokomo. In 1952, she moved with her family from Howard County to a farm in western Tipton County near Kempton. After retiring from the farm, they moved to Sharpsville in April, 1979. Katherine was a member of the Kempton Christian Church, their Missionary Society and Ladies Aid, Kempton and Sharpsville Extension Homemakers Clubs, also an associate member of Kempton Women’s Study Club, ABC Club, and Friendship Circle of Sharpsville Methodist Church.

Survivors include three children, Mark (Cindy) Mason of Attica, Stuart (Mary) Mason of Kokomo, Dan (Pamela) Mason of Kempton; eight grandchildren, Sarah (Joe) Ribar, Molly (Chad) Mullane, Laura (Evan) Flueckiger, Steven Mason, Andrew Mason, Macey Mason, Marissa McGowen, Norman V. (Gina) McGowen; great grandchildren, Isabella, Sophie and Augustus McGowen, Elliot, Harper, and Jack Ribar, Quinn, and Ilsa Mullane.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Omer and Laura Rodkey; husband, Virgil Mason; two brothers, Ralph and Russell Rodkey.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Kempton Christian Church or I.D.E.S. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Bonnie J. Turner

Bonnie Jo Turner, 71, Greentown, passed away at 2:50 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2015 at Community Howard Regional Health. She was born June 16, 1943 in Kokomo to Loren and Helen (Krise) Kelley. On May 25, 1996 she married David L. Turner and he survives.

A 1961 Eastern High School graduate, Bonnie worked for Rudy’s Drug Store as a teen and went on to work for the Greentown Public Library retiring in 2006 after 19 years of service. She was a member of Meridian Street Christian Church and a charter member of the Greentown Historical Society. Bonnie Enjoyed volunteering at Century Villa Nursing Home, playing in a couple of euchre clubs and making her own greeting cards to send to friends and family.

She is survived by her husband, David Turner; daughters, Melissa Oswalt, Kokomo, IN and Melinda (Dan) Berte, Des Moines, IA; step-daughters, Michelle (Bart) Deese, Concord, NC and Linda Aouane, Memphis, TN; step-grandchildren, Mikayla and Noah Deese, Jeremiah Aouane, Amber (George) Moffitt and Anthony Aouane; great-grandchildren, Amari Moffitt and Mike Moffitt; brother, Ronald (Nadine) Kelley, Greentown and San Tan, AZ; mother-in-law, Catherine Turner, Kokomo, IN; Brother-in-law, Larry (Jacki) Turner, Kokomo, IN; and sisters-in-law, Sharon (Bill) Miller, Knox, IN and Wanda Sue Davis, Knox, IN.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Roger Kelley.

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Meridian Street Christian Church. Messages of condolence may be left at www.hasler-stout.com.

Shelly L.

Haendiges

Shelly Lynn Haendiges, 17, Kokomo, was welcomed into Heaven at 5:47 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2015. Shelly was the daughter of Michelle Marie & Teresa Lynn (Casper) Haendiges. She was born July 22, 1997.

Shelly had completed her Junior year of high school through the Bridgeway Academy. Shelly loved the Lord above all else and lived her life clinging to His word. She was baptized in November at Chapel Hill Christian Church, where she was active in the youth group. She was looking forward to fellowship with her friends this summer in all of the church’s youth activities.

She loved being outdoors, tending to her animals, fishing and four wheeling. She loved her family, especially her brother, Greg and her cats, Midnight and Callie.

She will be deeply and lovingly missed by her parents, Michelle & Teresa Haendiges; brother, Greg Haendiges; grandfather, Ron Haendiges; grandmother, Janet Casper and several aunts and uncles. She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Mary Ann Haendiges and her grandfather, William “Pete” Casper.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Shelly’s memory to the Chapel Hill Youth Group, 2600 West Alto Road, Kokomo, IN 46902 or the Kokomo Humane Society, 713 N Elizabeth Street, Kokomo, IN 46901. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

James A. Webster

James Aubrey Webster, 90, Kokomo, passed away at 1:15 am on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. He was born on August 29, 1924, in Winfield, AL., the son of Theodore & Carrie (Smith) Webster. On September 9, 1944, he married Willie Jo Weeks and she preceded him in death on August 4, 2004.

Aubrey served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He built and founded the Red Carpet Motel, and retired from Chrysler Corporation after 30 years of service. Aubrey was a member of Crossroads community Church and UAW Local 685. He loved watching birds, dancing, fishing, and Aubrey and Willie Jo greatly enjoyed entertaining.

Aubrey is survived by his children, JoAnn (Henry) Hall, Sharpsville, Mary Alice (Kenny) Graves, Tipton County, Larry Webster, Kokomo, and Deb (Jeff) Morrow, Tipton County; grandchildren, Derrick (Beth) Hall, Brett (Sarah) Hall, Cindy (Matt) Williams, Jason Graves, Trenton (Brooke) Webster, Carrie (Jim) Sonafanak, Jeremiah (Brooke) Morrow, Cameron (Cassie) Morrow, along with 17 great-grandchildren; sister, Edna (Willard) Smith, Kokomo.

Aubrey was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Willie Jo Webster, brother, Edward, sisters, Bealon and Louise, and granddaughter-in-law, Amy Graves.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to the family, so that Aubrey’s memorials can continue to support a local family that was close to his heart. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mary A. Allison

Mary Ann Shumaker Allison, 73, of Kokomo went home to be with her Lord and Savior, at 7:00AM, on Monday, June 8, 2015.

She was a gifted artist, an avid reader, and a champion Scrabble player. She loved studying God’s Word and taught her children and grandchildren to think on that which is true. Philippians 4:8.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Shelbert Anthony and Azalea Mary Shumaker, brother, Glen Shumaker, sisters, Shirley Stubbeman and Margie Beauchamp. She is survived by her brother Warren Shumaker, his wife Pat and sister Lynda Shumaker. Her children, a son, David Allison, his wife Kathy, daughters; Ann Worley her husband Ronald, Lesley Allison, Stephanie Wogerman, her husband Mark, and Saraya Davis and her husband Tim. Her grandchildren: Elijah and Sarah Allison, Breann Walker, Ronnie Worley, his wife Gaycel, Benjamin, Jacob, Micah & Jonathan Worley, April Arnwine, Austin Wogerman, and Lydia & Malachi Davis. Great grandchildren: Tivon, Eva, Jasmine, Layla, Isreal, Alyahna and Elaina; several dear nieces and nephews.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. Those wishing to sign the guestbook or share a personal message with the family can do so at www.ellersmortuary.com.

Lloyd L. Stover

Lloyd L. “Auggie” Stover, 89, of Walton, passed away at 6:19 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. He was born October 25, 1925 to F. Homer and Fannie E. ( Butler ) Stover. He married Margie L. Spangler on February 18, 1956 and she survives.

Auggie owned and operated along with is wife, Stover Produce Farm between Galveston and Walton for many years. He was a rural U.S. Mail carrier from the Kokomo Post Office and worked for Bahler Feed and Grain for 20 years. He served his country in WW2 in the U.S. Army. Auggie graduated from Ervin High School in 1943. He was a member of the American Legion. He loved sports, especially watching his grandchildren play at Lewis Cass in Walton. He also enjoyed golf.

Surviving family include his wife Margie L. Stover, Walton; son and daughter-in-law, David and wife Denise Stover, Galveston and daughter, Joyce Bower, Galveston; grandchildren, Chelsea (Bryce) McDonald, Jillian Bower, Riley Bower, Ryne Stover, Jake Stover and Ty Stover. He was expecting his first great grandchild in July. He is also survived by two sisters, Opal Speshock and Jean Rinehart. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Russell Stover.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

Sarah M.

Woodmansee

and Augustus Woodmansee

Sarah Michelle Tweed Woodmansee, 28, and her unborn son, Augustus ‘Gus’ Tweed Woodmandsee, passed away at home on June 11, 2015, surrounded by those who loved them most.

After a well fought battle with brain cancer, Sarah and Augustus made their journey to heaven.

Sarah was known for her kindness and love for others as well as her fearlessness to take on any challenge or obstacle given to her. She loved her family and was proud to call herself a Tweed. More than anything, Sarah loved the outdoors and photography. Sarah described herself as spontaneous, adventurous, a dreamer and imaginative.

Sarah’s proudest accomplishment was being a mother, no matter the circumstances that life had given her. She was also a state finalist for discus throwing at Lewis Cass High School two years in a row. Sarah’s most rewarding experience was being a camp counselor for special needs children and teaching them about Jesus Christ and his unfailing love. She was also an active participant in March of Dimes.

Sarah graduated from Lewis Cass High School in 2006. In 2012, Sarah graduated college from Indiana University Kokomo with a degree in General Studies and a concentration in Special Education. At her graduation ceremony, the chancellor of students recognized Sarah for her drive and determination to finish her education in spite of having brain surgery, learning to talk again and relearning how to write.

Sarah and Augustus are survived by Patrick and Regina Tweed; Quirsten, Andy, and Andra Nixon; Anna, Kirk, and Kian Kennedy; husband of two years, Joel Woodmansee; and John, Jackie, and Sharaya Woodmansee.

Sarah and Augustus are preceded in death by Kamryn Reese Kennedy and Shelly Couture.

The family would like to sincerely thank the Great Lakes staff, with a special thanks to Dawn, Angel and Dr. Black. They would also like to thank all their friends and family at St. Vincent Kokomo Hospital, or as Sarah called it “The Jo,” friends and family at Community Howard Regional and at Bona Vista.

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 E. Main Street, Greentown, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hasler-stout.com.

John W.

Sharpe III

John William Sharpe, III, of Kokomo, passed away at 11:55 AM Saturday, May 30, 2015 at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo. He was 67 years old. Born in Alpine, Texas, John was the son of John William Sharpe, II and Lucille (Morgan) Sharpe, both deceased. John was a decorated United States Army veteran, serving multiple tours in Vietnam before retiring in 1988. John then began working as a Quality Control Manager at Trialon Corporation, retiring in 2005. John’s hobbies included golf, fishing and boating.

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Ann (Handel), whom he married on September 4, 1970 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is also survived by two children: John William Sharpe, IV and Khristina Eleanor Seals, both of Kokomo; a brother, Allen Sharpe of Alaska; a sister, Barbara Folsom of Utah; grandchildren: Alexander Loftis, Zachary Brown, Kathryn Brown and John William Sharpe, V.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. Those wishing to sign the guestbook or share a personal message with the family can do so at www.ellersmortuary.com.

Ginger M.

Weideman

Ginger Michelle (Banter) Weideman, 43, Kokomo, went to be with the Lord at 6:43 pm on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at her home. She was born on August 21, 1971, in Kokomo, the daughter of Robert Banter & Bettye (Cook) Bass.

Ginger was a 1990 graduate of Northwestern High School. She had previously been employed with Chrysler Corporation. Ginger was a loving, kind, and caring person who would help anyone out if she could. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts and loved to read. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her!

The family would like to say a special thank you to niece, Stacy Wines, who is a deputy sheriff, and Ginger’s cousin, who was so much help to her in her time of need. They would also like to thank all of the Howard County deputies and the Kokomo Police Officers, Community Howard Regional Hospital staff, and St. Joseph Hospital staff; your help and support of our Ginger is greatly appreciated, thank you, and bless all of you!!

Ginger is survived by her mother, Bettye (Jerry) Bass, Kokomo; brother, Bobby Banter, Kokomo; daughter, Madison Johanning, Indianapolis; twin sons, Wade & Nick Weideman, Sharpsville, and grandmother, Helen Jo Cunningham, Peru.

Ginger was preceded in death by her father, Robert F. Banter, and grandparents, aunts, and uncle.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Max E. Talbert

Max Edward Talbert, 90, of Greentown, went to be with our Lord at 4:26PM on Monday, June 8, 2015 at IU Health Hospital in Bloomington, IN. He was born to Russell Talbert and Nellie Mae Reinker Talbert, February 22, 1925. He married his wife Phyllis L. Hartzell Talbert, August 3, 1947 in Kokomo, IN. She survives him.

Max was a graduate of Greentown High school. He was Executive Vice President and part owner of Moorehead Electric Co. in Marion, IN. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a Mechant Marine. He enjoyed walking, golfing, listening to music, and traveling world wide.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, daughters, Jacqueline Talbert, Noblesville, Kimberly Talbert, Indianapolis, brothers, Robert, and Kenny Talbert, sisters, Nancy Ferency, Natalie Smith, grandchildren, Sean and Liana Owens, great grandchildren, Mary, Ava, Liam, Obadiah, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Rex and Merrill Talbert.

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

Mary C. Kennedy

Mary C. Kennedy, 87, Kokomo, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Kindred Healthcare, Kokomo. She was born August 29, 1927 in Peru Township, Miami County, to the late William Lester and Grace (Siskey) Baker. Mary was married to John Winfield Kennedy who preceded her in death in 2001.

Mary retired from Delco Electronics after many years of service.

She is survived by her son, Mike (Susan) Kennedy; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers; and one sister.

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

Suzanne C.

Claxton

Suzanne Carolee Claxton, 36, of Indianapolis went to be with the Lord at 10:02 am on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at her home. She was born on May 23, 1979 in Lafayette to Bruce Claxton and Peggy Foster.

Suzanne was a 1997 Tipton High School graduate and attended a Business College. She was a member of the Crossroads Community Church in Kokomo.

Survivors include mother Peggy (John Tibbett) Foster of Kempton; father Bruce Claxton of Lafayette; companion Charles Cook of Indianapolis; son Izaiah Claxton of Kempton, Draven Cook of Indianapolis, extended children Madison Cook of Frankfort; brothers Aaron Claxton of Kempton, Chris Hundley of Lafayette; Aunt Lori Deckard IL; grandmother Carol Golden of Lafayette; special friend Larry Nedde.

Suzanne was preceded in death by three grandfathers and one grandmother.

Stout and Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to help with final expenses. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Robert A. Legan

Robert Allen “Bob” Legan, 73, of Kokomo, passed away at 7:45 AM, Saturday June 13, 2015 at Waterford Place Health Campus, Kokomo. Born May 18, 1942 in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Edward A. Legan and Donna (Sonksen) Legan. On October 19, 1984 in Kokomo, he married Marsha A. (Fawcett), and she survives. He was employed the majority of his career at Merchants National Bank in Indianapolis. After retiring, he moved to Kokomo where he took positions at J.C. Penney and at Carsons. He enjoyed photography, boating, fishing, new technology, watching the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers.

Survivors include his wife Marsha A. Legan of Kokomo; one son Brian A. (Michelle) Legan of Greentown; one step-son David Eric (Lillian) Coppock of Brownsburg; one daughter Robin A.(Jamie) Arbuckle of Jeffersonville, Indiana; one step-daughter Michelle (Greg) Cottingham of Russiaville; one daughter-in-law Jana Legan of Kokomo; one brother Ronald C. (Patricia) Legan of McCordsville, Indiana; eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son Kevin R. Legan.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the American Diabetes Association with envelopes available at the mortuary. You may read “Bob’s” obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook, order flowers, make a memorial donation, or share a personal message to the family.

James F. Griggs

James “Jim” Floyd Griggs, 71, Kokomo, went to be with our Lord at 6:01PM Saturday, June 13, 2015 at St, Joseph Hospital. He was born to Floyd Griggs and Doris(Craft) Griggs King September 19, 1943 in Indianapolis. He married his wife Merry Sue Griggs June 18, 1966 in Tipton. She survives him

Jim was a Tipton graduate. He was an Elder at Evangelical Presbyterian Church. He was a banker for 50 years, working at Union Bank, and retiring from First Farmers Bank and was President of Lafayette/Northwest Baseball Diamond.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and son Daniele A. Griggs.

Surviving Jim are his wife Merry Sue, son Derek Griggs, Kokomo, granddaughters, Emily and Rachel Griggs, daughter in law Dawn Griggs, Kokomo, brothers Bob Griggs, Kokomo, Jerry Griggs, Ohio, sisters and brothers in law, Rita Griggs, Alice and Jim Hoover, Peru, Linda and Tim Buckley, Sharpsville, and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a private graveside service for Jim at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

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

Robert L. Cole

Robert “Bob” L. Cole, 61, Kokomo, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015 at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital. He was born February 5, 1954 in Knox, Indiana to the late Custer and Dorothy Cole. On October 10, 1987, he married Connie (Bales) Cole at Highland Park, Kokomo, and she survives.

Bob graduated from Haworth High School in 1972. Later in life, Bob went on to earn both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1993 and a Master’s Degree of Science in Management, both from Indiana Wesleyan University. Bob then went on to earn his PhD in Philosophy from Americus University in 2002. He was most recently employed as a Registered Nurse with Southern Care. In the past, he was employed with Interim Healthcare Staffing, and St. Vincent’s Hospitals. When Bob wasn’t busy with his career as a registered nurse, he was also known as an author and an inventor. He enjoyed mowing his yard and working in the garage on cars, lawnmowers, and anything mechanical. He was a member of MEMSA.

Surviving is his wife; Connie, Kokomo; son, Austin Cole; two brothers, Michael Wayne Cole and Steven Douglas Cole; and two nieces and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and infant brother; James David Cole.

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

Emalie J. Bowlby

Emalie Jo Bowlby, 79 of Tipton died at 9:11 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born January 25, 1936 in Tipton County to Don Henry & Harriet Helen (Emehiser) Hinds. She married Richard “Dick” Bowlby on October 26, 1958 and he survives.

Emalie was a Sales Account Supervisor at Pioneer, retiring after 45 years of service. She was a member of the West Street Christian Church and a Deacon. She was a member of Young at Heart, and worked with the Backpack Blessings and the Memorials and Gifts - all at the church. Emalie enjoyed quilting, sewing and attending ball games and hog & cattle shows.

Survivors besides her husband Dick include one daughter, Linda Crouch and husband Doug, Tipton; one son, Eric Bowlby, Uniondale, Indiana; one sister, Karen Kilfoil, Tipton, two brothers, George Hinds, Elwood and Mike Hinds, Windfall; three grandchildren, Derek Crouch and wife Kari, Adam Crouch and wife Jena and Taylor Crouch; three great-grandchildren, Kolton, McKenna and Charlotte.

She was preceded in death by one son, Neil J. Bowlby; one sister, Sherry (Hinds) Gasho and one brother, David Hinds.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Street Christian Church for the Backpack Blessings program or the Hilton Hobbs 4-H Livestock Scholarship c/o Tipton County Foundation, P. O. Box 412, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

Linda L.

Grawcock

Linda L. Grawcock, 65, Kokomo, passed away at 10:31 pm on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. She was born on July 28, 1949, in St. Genevieve, MO, the daughter of Ray W. and Tiny G. (Oberle) Fadler. On December 31, 1998 she married John A. Grawcock in Nashville, TN.

Linda was a 1967 graduate of St. Genevieve High School in Missouri. She retired as a mortgage lender and was a member of the Shiloh United Methodist Church, the Kokomo Blue Angels RC Flying Club. She was a former member of the Circle City Corvette Club.

Linda is survived by her loving husband, John Grawcock, Kokomo; daughter, Kerri (John P.) DuLany, Hillsboro, MO; grandchildren, Brittany (Kyle) Freeman, Brooke DuLany, and Brenna DuLany; mother, Tiny Palmer, Festus, MO, and sister, Denise Goodman (Bud Morris), Columbia, MO.

Linda was preceded in death by her father, Ray Fadler, and step-father, Bernie Palmer.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alley Cat Allies, P.O. Box 98179, Washington DC, 2007-7140. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Joseph E. Gilbert

Joseph E. Gilbert, 86, Kokomo, went to be with the Lord at 2:51 pm on Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. He was born on June 25, 1928, in Kokomo, the son of Josephus & Sarah (Everett) Gilbert. On July 6, 2002, he married Nancy (Carey) Karnes and she survives.

Joe had served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in July of 1948 and then served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in April of 1951. He was a bail bondsman and owned A1 Bonding in Kokomo, and had also been employed with Continental Steel and the Kokomo Tribune. He was a member of the Masons, Shriners, Moose Lodge, and the Eagles. Joe served on the board of the Kokomo Humane Society and was active in the Democratic Party.

Joe is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Gilbert, Kokomo; step-daughter, Michelle Aubrey; granddaughter, Amber Lay; grandson , Jason(Sara) Davis; great grandsons, Jack Lay, and Logan Davis; great granddaughter McKlay Davis, along with his kitty’s, Blacky Gray and Little One; best friends, Dick Gore and Joyce Hughs.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, step children, Jeff Karnes, and Doyle and Pam Davis, and great grandson, Preston Lay.

Memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s memory to the Kokomo Humane Society. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Patty A. Groves

Patty A. Groves, age 80, of Tipton, Indiana passed away on Friday May 29, 2015 at her home surrounded by family. She was born on March 26, 1935 in Tipton, IN to Orville and Lavona (Foland) Aynes. On November 13, 1954 Patty married Glenn Groves and he passed away on July 24, 1980.

Patty was a member of the Church of God in Anderson, IN and was a member of the American Legion and the Moose Lodge. She retired from Tipton Community School Corporation in 2001 where she worked for more than 30 years as a custodian.

Patty enjoyed playing cards and games of chance. She dearly loved her family and enjoyed getting together with her family and friends.

Patty is survived by her children; Patti Martin of Tipton, Richie Groves of Indianapolis, and Cheryl Bess of Tipton. Also surviving are her 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and siblings; Shelia Short of Pendleton. Patty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Shelly Louise Groves, and 6 brothers and sisters.

Marion R.

Cameron

Marion Richard “Dick” Cameron, 66, Kokomo, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo. He was born June 15, 1948 in Muncie, the son of Clarence and Geraldine (Mauller) Cameron. On June 8, 1970 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Muncie, he married Judy A. Wilson, who survives.

Dick was a 1962 graduate of Southside High School, Muncie, IN and 1970 graduate of Purdue University. He was an electrical engineer for Duke Energy for 30 years. Dick enjoyed life. He found joy in driving his Corvette, gardening, & reading. His greatest joy was found spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, followed closely by spending time with his 3 dogs, Tugger, Buttons & Holly.

Dick is survived by his loving wife, Judy Cameron; daughter, Amy Jo Quarles; son, Michael Cameron; grandchildren, Hailey (Quarles) Justice, Megan Quarles; along with three beautiful great grandchildren, Nevaeh Meriwether (3), Nivek Justice (2) and Nyia Justice (1).

Dick was preceded in death by his parents and twin sister, Joanne Carpenter.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Michael D.

Fearnow

Michael “Ralph” David Fearnow, 47, of Kokomo passed away at 11:01 pm on Saturday, June 13, 2015 in Kokomo. He was born on November 27, 1967 in Tipton County to Ernest H. Jr. and Linda S. (Sharp) Teter. On July 27, 2012 Michael married Kathy M. Shanko who survives.

Michael was a 1986 Tipton High School graduate and worked at Community Howard Speciality Hospital since 2008. He was a member of the Tipton American Legion Post # 46 and Moose Lodge # 1590. He served in the United States Marine Corps. from 1990 to 1997 during Operation Desert Storm.

Survivors include wife Katherine M. Fearnow of Kokomo; father Ernest (Tamara) Fearnow of Russiaville; mother Linda Teter of Tipton; daughters Kayla M. (Lance) Long of Sharpsville, Willow R. Fearnow of Kokomo; sons Grayson M. Fearnow of Kokomo, Ethan J. Fearnow of Kokomo; sisters Melinda R. (Johnny) Faulkner Jr. Of Michigantown, Carrie Burkett of Tipton, Jessica N. Fearnow of Sacramento, CA; brother Christopher L. Fearnow of Bodega, CA; step brother Adam R. (Emily ) Yeary of Michigantown; step daughter Leah Nicole Turlington of Delphi; step son Bradley E. Leonard of Flora; grandchildren Morgan S. Long, Kayden Gutierrez, Brylee Turlington; and several nieces and nephews and cousins surviving.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Richard L. Forrey

Richard “Frog” Lee Forrey, 71, Greentown, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by family at 6:30 AM, Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at his residence. He was born November 17, 1943 in South Bend, to Richard N. Forrey and Mildred Katherine (Suter) Forrey. On June 10, 1967 in Kokomo, he married Carol (Rayls) Forrey, and she survives. He graduated from Kokomo High School in 1962. He retired from Chrysler in 1999 after 33 years of service. He served in the United States Air Force from 1962 – 1966 serving in Vietnam and was involved in the Phoenix Project. Richard was past President of Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization for 23 years, and a lifetime member, past President of the Indiana State Veterans Coalition, board member of the National Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans Coalition, board member of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 295 out of Indianapolis, member of the Rolling Thunder Indiana Chapter 1, lifetime member of the VFW Post 1152, member American Legion Post 317 of Greentown, past Veterans Chairman Local 685, lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 28 and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 0295, member of Last Mans Club. In 1991 Richard received Distinguished Hoosier Award presented by Governor Evan Bayh for his work with veterans. In April of 2000 he received the Sagamore of the Wabash award. He was also a member of LZ Michigan Veteran’s Coalition Outreach, and the Boars Nest Club.

Survivors include a daughter, Kelly A. Forrey of Kokomo; daughter, Kristi L. Kaufman of Kokomo; sister-in-law, Pauline (Rayls) Staggs Prewitt of Kokomo; grandchildren, Dylan Phillips, Harlee Phillips, Taryn Smith and Fiancé Jeff Hillman, and Payton Kaufman, all of Kokomo .

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son in law John Kaufman.

Linda S.

Washington

Linda Sue (Gentry) Washington, 61, Kokomo, passed away at 12:20 pm on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at her home. She was born on March 4, 1954, in Kokomo, the daughter of Jack W. & Martha (Neiheisel) Gentry. On May 31, 1985, she married Denny Washington.

Linda was a 1972 graduate of Kokomo High School, and she attended Indiana University at Kokomo. She was a homemaker and had been employed at the Mendleson Clinic. Linda was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

Linda is survived by her husband, Denny Washington, Kokomo; mother, Martha Gentry, Kokomo; sons, Bryan L. (Shannon) Foreman, Kokomo, Jacob J. (Kate) Foreman, Crestview, FL, and Daniel S. (Cara) Foreman, Beavercreek, OH; grandchildren, Austin L. Foreman, Zachary S. Foreman, Gavin R. Foreman, Brea G. Foreman, Elise J. Foreman, Caroline J. Foreman, Ella G. Foreman, Jaxson S. Foreman, and Andrew S. Foreman; sisters, Mary (Terry) Allen, Westfield, Ann (Mike) O’Connor, Kokomo, Jane (Scott) Lewis, Kokomo, and Beth Gentry, Kokomo; brothers, Mark (Julie) Gentry, Kokomo, Matt (Pam) Gentry, Kokomo, and Tom Gentry, West Palm Beach, FL; father of her sons, Stan Foreman, Kokomo, along with several nieces and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her father, and brother, John Gentry.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements, Memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s memory to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Luana L.

Vandevender

Luana Lou Vandevender, age 71, of Greentown passed away on June 14, 2015 at her residence. She was born on October 22, 1943 in Grand Rapids, Michigan the daughter of the late Milton James Greer and the late Rita (Brown) Herringa. Luana was a graduate of Kokomo High School and retired from Delco Electronics in 1996 after 23 years of service. Luana married Dariol “Steve” Stephens and Russell Vandevender and both preceded her in death. She was a member of the Christian Heritage Worship Center.

Luana is survived by her 3 sons; Dariol “Bud” (Cindy) Stephens of Kokomo, Shawn (Nellie) Stephens of Providence, RI, Brandon (Chelsey) Vandevender of Kokomo; 2 daughters; Luana (Tina) Stephens of Kokomo, Beth (Matt) Mattingly of Goldsmith; a special granddaughter and caregiver Tereasa (Herman Jr.) McKinnie of Greentown; sister, Cheryl (Keith) McMahan of Kokomo; 6 granddaughters; 7 grandsons; 8 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 4 half-sisters; and a half-brother. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 husbands, and 2 half-brothers.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be given at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.

Beverly S. Baird

Beverly S. Baird, 67 of Tipton died at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. She was born in Kokomo on April 28, 1948 to Connie Guy and Geneva (Willis) Higgins. Beverly married Roger L. “Leon” Baird on December 3, 1966.

Beverly farmed with her husband and loved her family. She enjoyed attending her sons’ and grandsons’ activities and vacationing with her family, especially going on cruises and attending baseball games with Leon. She was a member of Plum Grove Extension Homemakers Club and supported the Kokomo Rescue Mission. Bev graduated from Sharpsville Prairie High School in 1966 and had worked and volunteered at Tipton Elementary Schools. Bev’s greatest love was being around and supporting her family.

Bev is survived by her husband Leon, sons Brian and wife Polly of Sharpsville and Richard and wife Charlotte of Tipton. She has five grandsons, Jack, Luke, Roman, Jagger and Zander Baird. Also surviving are siblings Connie Howard and husband Don of Kokomo, Jim Higgins and wife Karen of Kokomo, and Kim Quillen and husband John of Carmel.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Oncology Department at St. Vincent Hospital,8402 Harcourt Road, Suite 210, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46260, or Riley Children’s Hospital c/o Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46204.

Jackie P. Smith

Jackie P. “Jack” Smith, of Tipton, a Godly man, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend died at the age of 86 at 10:02 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at IU Health Tipton Hospital. He was born in Tipton County to Ezra “Buzz” and Margaret (Cuppy) Smith. He married Mary Anne Armstrong and she survives.

Jack worked at Perfect Circle Tool & Die as a Machinist. He also worked at Fred’s Marathon. Jack was a member of the Oasis Church in Tipton. He also served in the United States Air Force.

Jack is survived by his wife, Mary Anne; three children, Jackie Yentes and husband Dan, Austin, Texas, Joe Smith and wife Teri, Tipton, Angie Bergeson and husband Soren, New York, New York; three sisters, Kita Ogden and husband Bob, Dee Henry and husband Fred, Pam Hulin and husband Rick; 13 grandchildren, Angela Stromberger and husband Steve, Starr Eubank, Maiya Budu and husband Nana, Jody Delaplane and husband Matt, Lora Kinyon and husband Dave, Elise Pinòn and husband Alfredo, Rene Smith, Sean Yentes and wife Heather, Tara Smith and husband Jamie, Taelor Wood, Hanna Wood, Lars Bergeson, and Winona Bergeson; 18 great-grandchildren.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oasis Community Church Building Fund, 600 Fairgrounds Road, Tipton, IN 46072.

Christopher R. Cramer

Christopher R. Cramer, 51, of Amboy passed away at 12:07 p.m. Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 surrounded by his family and his faithful dog Buddy. He was born June 26, 1963 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to Crawford E. and Sheila Ann (Lague) Cramer.

Chris was a mechanic by trade and enjoyed working on old cars. He also enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle, camping, gardening and just the outdoors in general. He faithfully served his country in the US Army.

He is survived by his children, Ryan and wife Tanya Cramer, Kokomo; Brandi Cramer, Peru; Abby Cramer and companion Ben Halsell, Peru; grandchildren, Alex, Charlotte, Gavin and Oliver; siblings, Debbie Cramer Vawter and husband Scott, Amboy; and Karen Cramer Lemons and husband Jim, Amboy; several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston assisted his family with arrangements.

Adam C. Eastman

Adam Curtis Eastman, 32, died June 4th in Chattanooga, Tenn.

He was born May 31st, 1983 to Misha Wright-Stahl(David), Fort Wayne, and Steven B. Eastman(Rhonda) (Kokomo), Adam Graduated from South Eastern High School in Walton.

Adam is survived by his 2 Year Old Son Ascher, parents, brother Christopher Eastman, sister Lauren Powell (Tim), Ascher’s mother Taylor Faulk, grandmother Sia (Ft. Wayne), grandmother Dolores Eastman(Florida), grandparents Conrad & Karen Uitts (Kokomo) several aunts and uncles, cousins, and his many amazing friends.

There will be a Life Celebration at Chestnut Hills Golf Course in Fort Wayne, on June 28th, from 1-4pm. In lieu of flowers an account has been set up at Solidarity Community FCU, to benefit his son Ascher’s future scholastic endeavors.