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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 8

Brendon M. Croddy, 23, Identity Deception, False

Informing, Warrant: Contempt of Court, Warrant: Failure to

Appear

Amber R. Mack, 37, Driving While Suspended, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Kendra A. Shanks, 26, Driving with a Lifetime Suspension

Alan H.

Tinker, 36, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

June 9

Christopher L. Bitterman, 22, Warrant: OWI

Endangering a Person, Warrant:

Possession

of a Lookalike Substance

Terence T. Catlet, 24, Warrant: Possession of Marijuana

Dillon M. Levier, 19, Illegal

Possession of Alcohol,

Warrant: (Miami Co.)

Anthony E. Martin, 26, Warrant: Neglect of Dependent

Dustin R. Paul, 31, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (3 Counts)

Miriam M. Rutherford, 44,

Trespassing

Geramie R. Young, 31, Warrant: Probation Violation

June 10

Amanda R. Edwards, 36, False

Informing, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Greg R. Francis, 40,

Warrant: Failure to Appear, Warrant: (Hancock Co.), Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Makayla M. Heard, 20, Possession of Marijuana, Driving While Suspended

Christopher S.

Henderson, 29, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts),

Warrant: Theft (3 Counts), Forgery (2 Counts), Attempted Fraud (4 Counts), Fraud (3 Counts)

Alisa M. Hodson, 19, Warrant: Possession of a Lookalike Substance, Warrant:

Possession

of Paraphernalia

Whitney I. Hyde, 24, Warrant: (Miami Co.)

Illa M. Isenor, 36, Domestic Battery

Keith O. Taylor, 32, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

June 11

Heather N. Fleenor, 29, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Willie R. Harvard, 28,

Domestic Battery (2 Counts)

Monica M. Kinsey, 19, Illegal

Consumption of Alcohol

Jamie L. Sweeney, 27, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Rodger A. Wisehart Jr., Warrant: Non-Compliance

June 12

Jamie L. Buntyn, 46, Strangulation, Domestic Battery

Bradley D. Hamilton, 20, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Lookalike Substance

Zachary L. Hancock,

31, False Informing

Timothy C. Spencer II, 28,

Trespassing, Resisting Law

Enforcement

Sheldon A. Sturgell, 23, Warrant: Possessio of a Controlled Substance, Warrant:

Possession of a Lookalike Substance

Jenny L. Wilson, 30, Possession of Marijuana, Possession

of a Controlled Substance

June 13

Ashley D. Cockrell, 23, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Gary D. Fording, 51, Warrant:

Failure to Appear (4 Counts)

Kenshowa T. Snow, 26, Possession of Cocaine, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Casey W. Thompson, 25,

Possession

of a

Controlled Substance

June 14

Heather L. Atkins, 31,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant:

Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Arrianna M. Dunham, 24,

Resisting

Law

Enforcement, Disorderly Conduct, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Ryan J. Gilbert, 44, Possession of Marijuana, Maintaining a Common Nuisance

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 8

Max J. Arvin, 37, Warrant: Theft (5 Counts), Warrant: Fraud

Stacy J. Clark, 38, Identity Deception (5 Counts), Fraud (5 Counts)

Tajaun M. Lee, 22, Warrant: Contempt of Court

Jeffrey H. Long, 21, Warrant: Visiting a Common Nuisance

Brian L. Sickels, 30, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Daniel A. Stidd, 20, Warrant: Visiting a Common Nuisance

Audrianna D. Trinoskey, 25,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Paige B. Turley, 25, Warrant: Possession of a Narcotic Drug,

Warrant: Possession of a Controlled Substance

June 9

Emily J.

Allen, 25, OWI Alcohol

Richard E. Mcaninch, 55, Bond Revocation

June 10

Ronnie E. Bertrand, 31, Warrant: Intimidation, Warrant:

Domestic Battery,

Warrant: Strangulation, Warrant:

Confinement

Robert J. Donahue, 45, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Reginald L. Garrett, 31, Warrant: Failure to Appear,

Warrant: Failure to Register as

a Sex Offender

Austin C. Harmon, 31, Warrant: Failure to Appear (3 Counts)

Brooke E. Harrison, 19, Warrant: Mischief

Dewayne O. Levine, 49, Residential Entry

Johnathon G. Wilson, 20, Warrant: Non-

Compliance

June 11

Luke A.

Banner, 20, Warrant: Hit Skip Accident

Alicia R. Morris, 32, Warrant: Burglary

June 12

Nicholas A. Johnson, 21, OWI Alcohol

Jimmy J. Niemi, 36, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

Trevor H. Sullivan, 27, Battery,

Public Intoxication, Mischief

June 13

Kyrstin M. Guge, 23, Warrant:

Failure to

Appear

Robert M. Modglin, 32, Possession of Paraphernalia, Driving While

Suspended, False

Informing

Harley G. Scott, 21, Warrant: Conversion

Robert N. Spurgeon, 34,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (3 Counts)

June 14

Lisa A.

Bennett, 42, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Joshua E. Kidwell, 28, Dealing in a Lookalike Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, possession of a Precursor by Meth Offender, Possession of a Controlled Substance (4 Counts), Trespassing

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 8

Ryan G. Sink, 37, OWI Alcohol

Cheryl L. Ungerer, 49, Warrant: Burglary, Warrant: Theft

June 10

Elikahe Green, 38, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Damon M. Herr, 21, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Cocaine, Dealing in a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

June 11

Fonston D. Hizer, 42, Warrant:

Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Ryan P.

McQuiston, 37, OWI Alcohol

June 12

Brian L. Fry, 27, Warrant: Possession of Methamphetamine, Warrant: Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant: Possession of a Syringe

Kelvin R. Hernandez, 31, OWI Alcohol

Dusty G. Hooper, 29, Warrant: Possession of Methamphetamine, Warrant: Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant:

Possession of a Syringe, Warrant: OWI Endangering a Person

Alexis M. Kerschner, 20, Warrant: Possession of Methamphetamine, Warrant: Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant:

Possession of a Syringe, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Jennifer N. Love, 29, OWI Alcohol

June 13

Angel

McClain, 21,

Dealing in a Lookalike Substance

CRIMINAL SENTENCINGS

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

Circuit Court

Joyce Toney

Charge: Theft

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Craig Dechert

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2 years, 76 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Alyson Harrison

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Craig Dechert

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 10 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, license suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Superior IV

Joan Martin

Charge: Battery

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: Thomas White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Anthony Atkins

Charge: Resisting Law Enforcement, Criminal Recklessness

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 913 days, 365 days executed on In Home Detention, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Howard County Jail for 180 days, executed on In Home Detention, sentences shall run concurrently.

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior III

Carrie Mosier

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 14 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Zachary Hancock

Charge: False Informing

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Patrick Walker

Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Jason Rees

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Lauren Reece

Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Ever Reciving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Andres Perea

Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Tere McCall

Charge: Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probaiton for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Cadence Hayes

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel

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

Richard Guge

Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Collin Free

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 40 hours of community service, Count II - Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, sentences shall run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, community service fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Brittany Anderson

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Shayne White

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: None

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete 48 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee, community service fee

Joel Tinder III

Charge: Operating a Vehicle with an ACE of 0.15 or More

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 30 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, community service fee

Jonathan Sellers

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 25 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, community service fee

Cody Powell

Charge: Operating a Vehicle With an ACE of 0.08 or More

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 20 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, community service fee, public defender fee, Community Drug Free Assessment fee

Daren McCorkle

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete 30 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee, community service fee

Nikilas Gullion

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 12 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 180 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Nathan Gerken

Charge: Operating a Vehicle with an ACE of 0.08 or More

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 180 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel

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

Trinity Eckelbarger

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 180 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 20 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, community service fee

Chelsea Covey

Charge: Operating a Vehicle with an ACE of 0.08 or More

Defense Counsel: Zaki Ali

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 180 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 20 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, community service fee

James Calloway

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 8 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 11 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Dillon Levier

Charge: Illegal Possession of An Alcoholic Beverage

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 30 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Amber Mack

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete Driving With a License Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Tammy Davis

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior II

Anthony L. Jones

Charge: Operating a Vehicle after Forfeiture of License for Life

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 4 years, 1 year executed, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for life

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Alexis Barbary

Charge: Auto Theft, Operating a Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a Valid License

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 2 years, 40 days executed, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run consecutive to one anther, complete MRT Program, complete 20 hours of community service, license suspended for 180 days, pay restitution

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee, MRT Program fee, community service fee

Alexis Carter

Charge: Criminal Recklessness (2 Counts)

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 180 days suspended, supervised probation for 180 days, Count II - Howard County Jail for 180 days suspended, supervised probation for 180 days, sentences shall run consecutive to one another

Fees: Court costs, probation 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.

St. Joseph Hospital

Kohen Matthew Horner

DOB: May 26, 2016

Sex: M Time: 8:58 a.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 9 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Melanie (Stewart) Hanson and Jason Horner

Levi Bradley Barker

DOB: June 1, 2016

Sex: M Time: 2:44 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 13 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Cassandra and Jeremy Barker

MARRIAGE LICENSES

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

June 8

Emily M. Wallace, Kokomo, 23

Jeffrey E. Blankenberger,

Kokomo, 22

Stanley R. Carlile Jr., Kokomo, 35

Sarah E. Fischer, Fort Wayne, 31

Brandon L. Burkhart, Kokomo, 24

Nicole L. Ingram, Bunker Hill, Ind., 26

Jordan Funk, Kokomo, 23

Keisha R. Newby, Kokomo, 27

Dominik E. Novinger, Kokomo, 23

Jacqueline A. Day, Kokomo, 29

June 9

Elliott L. Faison Jr., Kokomo, 36

Indria T. Conyers, Kokomo, 34

June 10

Audra J. Dillman, Kokomo, 25

Nicholas B. Ewing, Kokomo, 26

Ebenezer B. Ojo, Kokomo, 28

Funmilayo M. Adio, Kokomo, 29

Jerome M. Miller, Kokomo, 63

Julie C. Riley, Kokomo, 49

Marlena J. Caldwell,

Greentown, 39

David O. Deschaine, 45

Anmolpreet Singh, Kokomo, 20

Crystal L. Ray, Kokomo, 26

Joshua J. Kelly, Kokomo, 27

Mindy E. Von Reuss, Kokomo, 28

June 13

Daniel H. Hunkeler, Kokomo, 27

Sadie E. Kennedy, Fishers, Ind., 26

Dillon C. Farris, Kokomo, 21

Michelle X. Grigsby, Kokomo, 20

Lawrence W. Golladay II, Kokomo, 24

Caitlyn J. Unger, Kokomo, 24

Steven A. Finney, Kokomo, 53

Tammy D. Sommer, Kokomo, 47

Joshua L. Copp, Kokomo, 25

Lisa L. Baugh, Kokomo, 21

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

Fri., June 24, 9 a.m.

Sandy and Chris Avery, Provisional Order

Tony and Anne Meriwether, Provisional Order

10 a.m.

April and James Pressey, Petition to Modify

11 a.m.

Michael and Marla Vasily, Support Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Carrie and Brandon Crull, Final Hearing

Mon., June 27, 9 a.m.

Melissa Ellis and Jason Robledo, Reappear

Superior I

Mon., June 27, 1:30 p.m.

Alisha and Chad Goudy, Motion to Dismiss

Carol and Miguel Salazar, Petition to Modify

Darla and Lowell Pugh Jr., Petition to Modify

Tues., June 28, 9 a.m.

Bryon and Ruzica Rhodes, Final Hearing & Other

Superior II

Thurs., June 23, 10 a.m.

Sharon and Charles Abdo, Provisional Order

11 a.m.

Bill and Deborah Meiring, Provisional Order

1:30 p.m.

Jodie and Hugh Pittman, Proseeding Supplemental

2 p.m.

Christopher and Devyn Hunt, Final Hearing

3 p.m.

Heather and Harold Felton, Other

Fir., June 24, 10 a.m.

Terry and Stacey Bonewitz, Show Cause

3 p.m.

Amy and Ian Dando, Support & Custody Hearing

Mon., June 27, 9 a.m.

Reanna Johns and David Floyd, Custody Hearing

Samantha and Trae Bline, Final Hearing

Amanda and Jeffrey Mims, Final Hearing

Richard and Wendy Collins, Other

Delores and Gary Cunningham, Other

Erin and Joseph Whitford, Provisional Order

Erin and Michael Maple Jr., Provisional Order

Shawn and Lisa Berndt, Visitation

11 a.m.

Laura Williamson and Christopher Jewell, Affidavit for Citation

1:30 p.m.

John and Virginia Malone, Custody Hearing

2:30 p.m.

Michael and Carolyn Burns, Provisional Order

Wed., June 29, 9 a.m.

Joshua and Morgan Williams, Final Hearing

11 a.m.

Patricia and Mark Herring, Status Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Judith and Thomas Rees, Provisional Order

Superior IV

Fri., June 24, 1:30 p.m.

Dawn and David Mobley, Support Hearing

Mon, June 27, 8:30 a.m.

Brandi and Lester Bagwell Jr., Motion to Dismiss

9:30 p.m.

Jordan and Brittany Bell, Provisional Order

11 a.m.

Amy and Michael Smith, Provisional Order

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 8

Erin and Michael Maple Jr.

June 9

Lindsay and Mark Bolinger

June 10

Brian and Brandi Gragg

Amanda and Telly’s Davis

Kourtney and Brandon Hailen

June 13

Gelinda and Brian Brooks

Brian and Kirsten Jones

June 14

Skylar and Abigail Munsell

DIVORCES GRANTED

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

Circuit Court

Anthony and Robyn Trusty

Cory and Gabrielle Starkey

Gary and Leslie Kleinknight

Superior II

Michael and Holly Graves

Bobbett and Jared Campbell

Superior IV

Jessie and Holly Caudill

Tiffany and Derrick Sharrow

Heidi and Derek Stone

Hayden and Chelsea Rawlins

Marsha and Scotty Little

Earlonda and Phillip Jett

Stacy and George Ranard

OBITUARIES

Katherine

A. Taflinger

Katherine A. “Kathy” (Williams) Taflinger, 60, Kokomo, passed away at 07:27 am on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at her home. She was born on March 10, 1956, in Kokomo, the daughter of Earl Robert Jr. & Sarah E. (Harris) Williams. Kathy was married to David Myers from June 4, 1979 to 1989. On March 24, 2005, she married Rick A. Taflinger, and he preceded her in death on June 7, 2012.

A 1974 graduate of Western High School, Kathy was an Administrative Assistant at Syndicate Sales. She was passionate about spending time with her family and friends and served on the Board of Directors for Kokomo Heritage Federal Credit Union.

Kathy is survived by her parents, Robert & Sarah Williams, Kokomo; children, Tana (Josh) Mathieu, Simi Valley, CA, and Matthew (Kelly) Myers, Wichita, KS; grandchildren, Grayson and Chloe Mathieu; siblings, Deborah (Bill) Dunn, Westfield, Keith Williams, Converse, and Roberta (Anthony) Myers, Kokomo, along with several nieces and nephews.

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

Loretta J. Ballard

LORETTA JUNE BALLARD, 90, of Kokomo, Indiana went to be with her Lord at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at North Woods Village in Kokomo. She was a resident of Jefferson Manor prior to hospitalization and continuing nursing care. She was born on May 6, 1926 in Lawrence County Indiana. The second of four children, June is preceded in death by her parents, Findley and Hattie (Mayo) Gyger; two sisters, Ida Pauline (Fred) Davis and MaryEster Craig [survived by her husband Don Craig of Needmore, Indiana] and brother Robert. She married Wilbur (Bud) Ballard of Bedford, Indiana on April 21, 1946 – married for 50 years, he preceded her in death in 1996.

She is survived by her two daughters, Sandra (Wayne) Schuermann of Watervliet, Michigan and Debra Pickering of Kokomo, Indiana; three grandchildren-Robert (Susan) Schuermann of Coral Springs, Florida and Loretta (Scott) Schuermann-Goddard of Chicago, Illinois and Nicholas Pickering of Walton, Indiana; three great-grandchildren-Brandon and Austin Schuermann and Vivian Goddard.

Memorial contributions may be made in June’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the music department of First Baptist Church of Galveston. Be sure to share a memory or message with June’s family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston are in charge of arrangements.

Myra L. Plake

Myra Leora Miller Plake, age 81, of Tipton, Indiana passed away on Tuesday June 7, 2016 at IU Tipton Hospital. She was born on January 2, 1935 in Howard County, IN to J. Everett and Mary F. (Sapp) Miller. On May 4, 1963 Myra married Tom E. “Sonny” Plake and he passed away on March 21, 1989.

Myra had attended Market Road Fellowship Church in Tipton when her health permitted. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilting, sewing and reading. Myra stayed very busy with her Card Ministry, even though her health was declining rapidly she still made sure birthday, sympathy and about any other kind of card and well wishes were sent to anyone who was in need. Her pride was her family and she enjoyed spending as much time with all of them as possible. Myra was a nurse and had worked at Parkview Nursing Home in Elwood for 20 plus years before she fell ill.

Myra’s survivors include her two sons; Stephen and wife Mary Delay Plake of Elwood, and Lars Dahlen of California along with her grandchildren; Christopher (Amanda) Plake, Jessica (Shane) Burkett, Amanda (Jake) Martz, Genevieve Dahlen, George Dahlen, Mariah Dahlen, Robert Dahlen, Hope Dahlen, James Dahlen and Jon Dahlen. Also surviving are 30 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren and her siblings; William (Carolyn) Miller, Lilly (Dannie) Hale, Donnie (Betty) Miller, Joann Marks, Patty (Bob) Poole, a sister in law Ann Miller and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Myra was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Tom, her brother David Miller, a niece Katrina and a nephew Eric.

Porter Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Sarah L.

Harrington

Sarah L. Harrington, 81, of Kokomo, went home to her Lord and Savior at 4:35 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Golden Living Sycamore Village with her family at her bedside

Sarah was born on October, 20, 1934 in Bachlor Run, Indiana to Mary Katherine Landes. She married Holcombe L. “Hokie” Harrington on October 20, 1952 in Kokomo, he preceded her in death on June 11, 2003.

Sarah graduated from Kokomo High School in 1952. She was a homemaker and babysat for several children in her home. Sarah was a member of Bethany Wesleyan Church for over 50 years.

Sarah is survived by her children, Carolyn (Fred) Kolb, Debbie (Jeffrey) Tyler, Michael (Janet) Harrington, David (Carmen) Harrington; daughter-in-law, Sheri Lay; granddaughter, Natalie (Gary) Kolb-Pratt with who she lived for 18 months; also 5 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild.

Sarah is preceded in death by her husband; son, Dana Harrington; mother, Mary Katherine Landes; and two grandchildren.

Private graveside services were held for the family at Crown Point Cemetery with Rev. Ken Spangler as the officiating.

You are invited to view Sarah’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you can sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.

Ray A. Hobbs

Ray A. Hobbs, 86, of Kokomo was called home to his Lord on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. He was born July 6, 1929 in Center, Indiana to the late Robert C. and Erie Lee (Elkins) Hobbs-Burton. Ray was a talented ASE Master auto mechanic and handyman who owned and operated Hobbs Auto Electric from 1963 to 1995. Ray lived his life dedicated to his family and business. He was a founding member of the Family Motor Coach Association where he served as a technical advisor, and wrote many articles for their publications. He loved attending motorhome conventions and traveling across America in his motorhome. He especially loved the wide open roads of Wyoming and the overall beauty and spirit of the West. Ray was a volunteer for Howard County Civil Defense and often offered his electrical expertise to solve problems. Ray also enjoyed motorcycles and was a member of BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. He was a believer and attended One Accord Community Church with his family. He had never met a stranger and was a graduate assistant of the Dale Carnegie Institute. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Betty J. (Austin) Hobbs; daughter, Deborah (Terry) Hobbs Respondek; son, David A. (Teresa) Hobbs; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Surface; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and a host of friends he helped over the years. He was preceded in death by his son Steven Hobbs and sister, Lucille Huffman.

Sunset Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association or to the American Cancer Society

Lilliam Blines

Lillian “Edith” Blines, 77, Kokomo, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016. She was born Oct. 16, 1938, in Kokomo, the daughter of George and Dora (Miller) Herron. Lillian is survived by her children, Virginia “Ginger” Blines, Lilly Arora, and Denise Roberts and her husband David; her grandchildren, DJ Roberts, Jeremiah Roberts, and Vick “Jimmy” Arora; her great-grandchildren, Blake Roberts and Brandon Roberts; her sister, Marlene Albrecht; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Blines, on April 26, 1986, and four brothers. Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society . A tribute to the life of Lillian “Edith” Blines may be viewed online atwww.sunsetmemorygarden.com, where condolences may be shared with her family.

David. K. Ash

David K. Ash, 73, Kokomo, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016. He was born Nov. 9, 1942, in Paoli, Indiana, the son of Charles and Mary Hannah (Lomax) Ash.

David served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was an industrial engineer throughout his career. David was a member of the American Legion Post 6 in Kokomo. In life, David had a passion for music, guitars, golfing, fishing, and most of all, family.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Roberta (Stroud) Ash; his children and their spouses, David and Wendy Ash, Roanoke, Indiana, and Pam and Chris Walker, Kokomo; his grandchildren, Evan, Lucas, Madison, and Morgan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

David was preceded in death by his parents and his brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Elaine Ash.

David’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Golden Living Center in Kokomo for their remarkable care.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Jackson Street Commons, 618 S. Main St., Kokomo, IN 46901 or Morning Star Church, 2900 E. Markland Ave., Kokomo, IN 46901. A tribute to David’s life may be viewed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com, where condolences may be shared with his family.

Janice Watters

Our beloved mother, Janice (Widner) Watters, 68, transitioned on June 3, 2016, at 9:10 a.m.

Born on Nov. 2, 1947, in Lafayette, Indiana, she was the daughter of Oliver P. and Laura Belle (Crane) Widner. Jan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She loved people. She was always taking care of others. She never knew the words no, quit, or give up. Jan’s path crossed so many others of all walks of life. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Jan was a canteen manager at the Elks Lodge No. 429. She was also a cook in Delco’s cafeteria for many years. Jan had so many hobbies. She loved to travel to such exciting places as Atlantic City and Las Vegas, or hop in a truck and travel the back roads of North Carolina and Texas to camp with her brother. She loved to hunt the garage sales, gardening, and fountains. She was an avid fan of professional wrestling. She counted John Cena and Roman Raines as her favorites

Jan was proceeded in death by her parents; two husbands, Thomas James Conrad in 1973, and William H. Watters in 1992; three brothers, Roger Leroy, Richard Lee, and Chester Craig. She leaves to cherish her memory her twin brother, Joseph (Helen) Widner, Ponca City, Oklahoma; one sister-in-law, Judy Widner, Lafayette, Indiana; five sons, Oliver “Billy” (Joanna) Bradley, Pleasant Grove, Alabama, Harold (Jackie) Watters, Indianapolis, Indiana, Norvel Brown, Kokomo, William Franklin Watters and Robert Lionel Watters, both of Las Vegas, Nevada; three daughters, Ronda L. Gadson, Jennifer L. (Scott) Barbary, Debra C. Watters, all of Kokomo; seven grandchildren, Takia C. Watters, Krystal L. (Antoine) Jackson, Shayla R. Gadson, Corjinae S. (Tanner) Sanders, Scotty T. Barbary, Olivia and Grace Bradley; six great-grandchildren, Brooklyn I. Watters, Breeona C. Watters, Hailee J. Sanders, Xion L. LeGrant, Jatoine and La’Drea Jackson; one “Bestie”, Pat Spencer; one godson, Jeremy K. (Libby) Spencer; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Sunset Memory Gardens handled the arrangements. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Carroll Manor Residential Care Facility, 6409 W. 100 N., Delphi, IN 46923 or the American Cancer Society .

We would also like to send a special thank you to the staffs at Kindred Care and Waterford Rehabilitation Centers. A tribute to Jan’s life may be viewed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com, where condolences may be shared with her family.

Louise A. Rose

Louise Anne Rose, 83, Kokomo, passed away May 26, 2016. She was born Nov. 29, 1932, in Galveston, the daughter of Walter and Anne (Donahue) Day. On August 24, 1964, she married Marvin Rose, who preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 2014.

Louise was a 1950 graduate of Galveston High School, and a 1953 graduate of Holy Cross School of Nursing in South Bend. She worked at St. Joe Hospital for 15 years, where she was the chief surgical nurse. Louise was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Louise is survived by her sons, Mark Rose, Tipton, and Mike Rose (Robin), Ft. Wayne; granddaughter, Oliva Rose, Ft. Wayne; step-grandchildren, Caleb Munson and Jessica Maxton (Ian); sisters, Patricia Roach (Jim), Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Phyllis Lynas (Ron), Bloomington, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1204 N. Armstrong, Kokomo, IN, 46901. A tribute to Louise’s life may be viewed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com, where condolences may be shared with her family.

Johnny B. Long

Johnny B. Long, 78, Kokomo, passed away at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at his home. He was born on August 17, 1937, in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of Earl W. & Christine Long. On June 27, 1969, he married Laura Ellen Fultz and she preceded him in death on September 15, 2013.

Johnny served in the United States Army. He had worked for Kokomo Sanitary Pottery Corporation as a night supervisor. Johnny was a member of Kokomo Missionary Baptist Church and loved to hunt, fish, and watch baseball. He cherished time spent with his family, taking walks along the river and sitting on the porch with his wife.

Johnny is survived by his children, Rebecca Love, Vickie (Nate) Carr, Mary (Shakeon) Williams, and special son, James Miller-Long, along with three grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, several sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews.

Johnny was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Laura E. Long, special mom, Ella Baldwin, one brother and one sister.

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

Paul H. Stine

Paul H. Stine, 94, Kokomo, passed away at 7:05 am on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at his home. He was born on March 14, 1922, in Kokomo, the son of George E. & Nellie (Slaughter) Stine. In October of 1941, he married Reba McCoy, they were married for 50 years, and she preceded him in death in January of 1992. He remarried in April of 1994 to Ethel Coulter Shirar and she survives him.

Paul was a 1940 graduate of Kokomo High School. He was inducted into the United States Army in October of 1942 where he served three years in the Eighth Air Force in England and Belgium earning the rank of Sergeant and was discharged from the 597th Bomb Squadron, 397thBomb Group in December of 1945. After returning home, he worked for the Chrysler Transmission Plant in the inspection department for 30 years, retiring in 1978. His enjoyment in life was his family and his woodshop making grandfather clock cases. Paul was a member of Union Local #685, and a past member of the Moose Lodge, the Elks, and the Eagles.

Paul is survived by his wife, Ethel Stine, Kokomo; children, Diane Nickels, Kokomo, and Stephen (Mary) Stine, Carmel; step-sons, Steve (Judy) Allen, and Stan Allen, both of Texas; grandchildren, Scott Kaufman, Bedford, Michael Federspill, Kokomo, Jon Stine, St. Petersburg, FL, Michele Perry, Muncie, and Zack Minton, Fishers, along with nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Reba Stine, brothers, Fred Stine, and Robert “Knute” Stine, and sisters, Helen Wright, and Mary Murray, and son-in-law, Ron Nickels.

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

Rick D. Heaton

Rick Dale Heaton, 60, Kokomo, passed away at 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at his home. He was born October 17, 1955, in Frankfort, to Robert D. and Carolyn (Criswell) Heaton. On October 15, 1994, he married Cynthia L. (Filip) Wiggs, at Zion Tabernacle in Kokomo, and she survives.

Rick graduated from Warsaw High School in 1974. He worked as an insurance adjuster for Met Life and retired on October 10, 2001. He also owned and operated Heaton Body & Towing in Warsaw. He loved auto racing and had owned his own car. He was an ordained minister and was a member of Zion Tabernacle. He was also a member of the NRA and enjoyed sport shooting. He was a caring man who loved helping others and will be missed greatly.

In addition to his wife, Cindy Heaton, he is survived by his children, Daniel Heaton, Tacoma, Washington, Brian Heaton, Tacoma, Washington and Jennifer Ferguson, Indianapolis; and his dogs, Princess and Sampson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Danny Joe Heaton and Ronnie Lee Heaton.

Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Shirley and Stout Funeral Home, Jefferson Street Chapel, assisted the family with arrangements.

Darrell Howell

Darrell Howell, 85, Greentown, passed away at 2:40 a.m. on Friday, June 10, 2016, at his home. He was born March 27, 1931, in Howard County, to Willard and Dorothy (Carlie) Howell. On November 26, 1952, he married Shirley Johnson, and she survives.

Darrell attended Windfall High School and worked at Delco Electronics for 27 years, retiring in 1991. He loved woodworking and spending time on his golf cart and pontoon boat. He was proud of his boys, his grandchildren and their spouses and cherished spending time with them. He attended Macedonia Christian Church.

In addition to his wife, Shirley Howell, he is survived by two sons, Terry (Cathy) Howell, Greentown and Larry (Debbie) Howell, Greentown; five grandchildren, Amy (Chad) Pundt, Ryan (Christy) Howell, Brady (Misty) Howell, Ashley Howell and Brandon (Alex) Howell; thirteen grandchildren, Khyler Pundt, Khysen Pundt, Khyden Pundt, Khyla Pundt, Khyenna Pundt, Conner Howell, Elias Howell, Brielle Howell, Wesley Howell, Dawson Howell, Ruby Howell, Gianna Beechy and Rowen Howell; thirteen great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ronald Howell and Joe (Pat) Graf; three sisters, Becky (Dudley) Rich, Sarah (Dick Hurst) Steiner and Roberta Richardson; and sister-in-law, Donna Howell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Kenneth Howell, Earl F. Graf, Loren Graf and Verlin Howell; one sister, Joanna Colon; and one great-grandson, Hudson Howell.

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hudson’s Bands of Hope. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.hasler-stout.com.

Barbara J. Marner

Barbara Jane Marner, 88, of Kokomo, passed away at 4:02 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2016 at her home.

Barbara was born on November 3, 1927 in Kokomo. She married Kenneth P. Marner on July 23, 1945 in Kokomo. Barbara loved her church family. She attended Seniors and Bible study at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship. Barbara loved reading, crocheting and watching western movies. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Kenneth P. Marner Sr.; children, Larry (Lavona) Marner of Kokomo, George Marner of Indianapolis, Vivian (Randy) Mills of Kokomo, Pam (Mike) Craig of Kokomo, and Liz (Mark) Grimes of Kokomo; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, Harry Thomas and Myrtle Scott Fewell; son, Kenneth Marner Jr.; 2 brothers; and 2 sisters.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Beginnings Christian Fellowship, 1900 South Berkley Road, Kokomo, Indiana 46902.

Lois J. Turner

Lois Jeanette Turner, 91, of Kokomo, passed away at 10:00 PM Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Community North Hospital, Indianapolis. Born December 5, 1924 in Kosciusko County, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Harley Douglas and Daisy (Wilson) Douglas. On November 13, 1949 in Logansport, she married Mayo Lenwood Turner. He preceded her in death on September 13, 1977. She was employed with Delco Electronics for 30 years before retiring in 1982. She was a member of UAW Local #292 and the Eagles Auxillary of Kokomo. She loved dancing, bowling, fishing, hunting mushrooms, crocheting, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include one son Gerald “Jerry” Dean (Jackie) Turner of Kokomo; two daughters Pamela V. Trent of Indianapolis and Karen J. Painter of Kokomo; two sisters Doris Norwood of Bradenton, Florida and Carol Lott of Kokomo; one sister-in-law Karen Douglas of Logansport. There are also 11 grandchildren Daniel (Angie) Painter, Michelle (Charles) Carter, Evon Medina, Patricia (Shawn Stapleton) Henry, Ashley Trent, Jamey Turner, Brooke (Bobby Basil) Turner, Holly Turner, Joshua (Cherilyn) Turner, Mary (Tyler) Bowers, Zachary Turner; 21 great grandchildren Stephanie (Corey Haus) Harrell, Brittany (Layne) Vestal, Mallory (Nathan) Lee, Chelsea (Chad) Dixson, Maddie Painter, Kaylie Painter, Taylor Painter, Shelly Carter, Justin Carter, Corey Medina, Austin Wilkerson, Kristen Turner, Leighann Turner, Jaden Turner, Madison Turner, Cameron Raber, Bentley McCormick, Kaden Bowers, Trace Bowers, Zander Turner, Elle Turner; 8 great great grandchildren Makenzie, Dillon, Sophia, Lillian, Harper, Bristal, Mason, Alexander, and one on the way, Amethyst. There are also several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son Robert E. Lee Turner, also four brothers Robert Douglas, Carl Douglas, Laurel Douglas, Harold Douglas.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society with envelopes available at the mortuary.

Ricky G. Parton

“Ricky Gene Parton, 62, peacefully passed away at 6:43 a.m. on June 11 with his wife at his side at Community Howard Regional Health. He received a heavenly body free from cancer when he went to be with his Lord. He was born June 18, 1953, in Tipton County, to Elmer and Dorothy (McJunkins) Parton.

He graduated from Taylor High School in 1971 and married Susie L. Hilleshiem on Oct 5, 1974, who survives. Rick retired from Duke Energy after 38 years as a Serviceman in 2010.

Rick lived a rich life of active service to others. He served as a deacon in his church for over 20 years and was always quick to support those in need—whether it was with electrical work, thoughtful encouragement, or a beautiful song. After shelving his golf clubs to be involved in his kid’s activities for 20 years, he passionately returned to the game to eventually become the reigning Chippendale Golf Club Champion in 2015.

In addition to his wife, Susie, he is survived by his children, Alicia (Rich) Bollinger, Troy (Stefanie) Parton, and Kyle (Megan) Parton; his mother, Dorothy Martin (Wayne Thomas); two siblings, Patty (Greg) Drake, and Sabrina (Mark) Cagle; six grandchildren, Ian and Grayson Bollinger, Lucy and Annabelle Parton, and Wesley and Thea Parton; along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Parton, and stepfather, Pope Martin.

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

Marcella J.

Taylor Plank

Marcella Jo “Marci” Taylor Plank, 32, Kokomo, passed away at 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. She was born August 2, 1983, in Tipton County, to Michael and Bethany (Harlow) Taylor. On October 10, 2015, she married Gabriel Plank, and he survives.

She graduated from Tri-Central High School in 2001 and was pursuing a degree in Risk Management. She had worked as a licensed personal line agent at Patriot Insurance for the past five years. She was also a certified wedding planner, an interior designer, coach of the Photos by Gregory T-ball team at Tri-Central and a member of Crossroads Community Church. Her favorite things to do, besides loving on her boys, was to sing, dance and make people laugh.

In addition to her husband, Gabriel Plank, she is survived by her sons, Tate Alan Strebin and Riley Charles Strebin; her parents; two sisters, Nicole (B.J.) Dunham and Alisha (Trenton) Casler; one brother, Jacob (Lucy Harcourt) Taylor; grandmother, Sue Harlow; grandfather, Cecil Taylor; three nephews, Alex Dunham, Josiah Dunham and Gus Casler; mother and father-in-law, Donavan and Susan Plank; brothers and sister-in-law, Prudence (Alex) Mejia, Ruben (Molly) Plank and Luke (fiancé Amanda Conley) Plank; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins and the fab five.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Jim Harlow; grandmother, Bettie Taylor; and daughter, Elora Strebin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for an education fund for Marci’s children. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.

Patricia J. Schafer

Patricia JoAnne Schafer, 83, passed away at 5:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at her residence. She was born on November 16, 1932 to the late James and Madonna Lowery. She married Paul Schafer on December 20, 1950 in Kokomo, and he survives.

Patricia graduated from Kokomo High School in 1952 and went on to work at Delco from 1964 until 1988.

Patricia is survived by her husband, Paul Schafer; daughter Penny Wilhoite; grandchildren Chris Wilhoite, Jessica Slaven, and Adam Wilhoite, Cody Cunningham; and great-grandchildren Logan and Grant Wilhoite.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Roberta L. Jones

Roberta Louise Jones, 76, of Kokomo, passed away at 9:58 AM Saturday June 11, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo. Born December 4, 1939 in Noblesville, she was the daughter of the late Bert Otis Jarrett and Mary Louise (Long) Jarrett. On May 25, 1957 in Sharpsville, she married William Richard Jones. He preceded her in death on June 19, 2009. She was employed as a nurse’s aid at Howard Community Hospital; then worked for Delco Electronics, retiring after over 24 years of service. She was a 58 year member of Crossroads Community Church. She loved woodworking as she made dollhouses for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed flower gardening, all birds, especially hummingbirds that she watched out her living room window, upholstering, sewing, traveling with her companion Ron Meyers for the last 5 years to Hilton Head and on cruises, fishing, bowling, baking with her grandchildren, and was known for her peaches and cream, Rhubarb and cream, and pecan cream pies. She also did nail ministry for the shut-ins.

Survivors include one daughter Christina (Donald) Smith of Kokomo; her companion of six years, Ron Meyers of Kokomo; one sister Garnet Webster of Kokomo; two grandchildren Kristan Nicole Smith of Bloomington and Jeffrey Gerald Smith of Kokomo; three great grandchildren Melynda Kay Smith, Cerinity Marie Smith, and Faith-Ann Lauren Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers Francis Jarrett, Frederick Jarrett, Richard Jarrett, and Stanley Jarrett.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society with envelopes available at the mortuary.

Hazel C. Fouts

Hazel Cleo Fouts, 92, of Kokomo, passed away at 5:20 P.M. on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Northwoods Village. She was born on October 5, 1923 in Wise, Virginia to the late Joseph Franklin Anderson and Bertha Louise (Lucas) Anderson. She married Milford Fouts in Whitesburg, Kentucky in 1942 and he preceded her in death in October of 1971.

Hazel worked at Accurate Parts for thirty years. She was a member of the UAW #292. Hazel was also a homemaker, enjoying gardening, cooking, sewing, quilting, and spending time with her family.

Hazel is survived by her son, Hiram “Bud” Fouts (Posie); daughter Tanyia Flintoff (Harold); brother David Anderson (Judy); sisters Ruth Baker (Bennie) and Marcia Griggs; granddaughter Heather Fouts; great-grandchildren Bradley, Chelsea, and Courtney Coleman; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Franklin and Bertha Louise Anderson; husband Milford Fouts; son Joseph Ray Fouts; daughter Margaret Carol Fouts; grandson Cecil Todd Coleman; sisters Audrey Humphrey, Ann Flintoff, Charlotte Hicks, Helen Anderson, and Pauline Anderson; and brothers Walter and Cecil Anderson.

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

Austin M. Boyles

Austin Michael Boyles, 23, of Galveston passed away at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2016. He was born September 3, 1992 in Kokomo to Michael M. and Tammy A. (Brewer) Boyles.

Austin was a 2011 graduate of Lewis Cass High School in Walton and member of Cornerstone Community Bible Church. He enjoyed fishing, drawing, and playing pool. He was enrolled at the Salon Professional Academy in Kokomo. He enjoyed cutting hair and was looking forward to becoming a barber.

Surviving family include his parents, Mike and Tammy Boyles, Galveston, sister and brother-in-law, Hollie and Hunter Keith, Nashville, TN; grandparents, Dennis and Gwyn Brewer, Galveston; Aunt, Julie (Mike) Nelson, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and Uncle, Paul Brewer, Galveston. He is also survived by a Great Aunt, Wilma Williams, Kokomo and several cousins.

Memorial contributions may be given in Austin’s honor to the Salvation Army Adult Rehab Center, 427 West Washington, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802. Share a memory or words of comfort with Austin’s family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston assisted his family with arrangements.

Merrill F. Gruber

Merrill F. Gruber, 87 passed away at 9:40 P.M. on June 10, 2016, at Edgewater Woods in their rehabilitation center in Anderson.

Merrill was born July 21 1928 in Detroit Michigan to Walter and Catherine Wertz Gruber. He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Helen Woolley Gruber, son Forrest Gruber, step-son Ricky Turner, his parents, brother John Gruber and sister Nancy Gruber Stemler.

He is survived by his step- children, Judy (Don) Sanford of Anderson, Peggy (Donald) Lynch of Florida and Billy (Jan) Turner of Florida. Also surviving are 10 step grandchildren who affectional called him “Poppy”

Merrill retired from Chrysler in Kokomo. He proudly served his country during the Korean War. A Purple Heart was awarded him for wounds he received in action. An avid and loyal member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles since 1970. Merrill served as a Trustee of the Kokomo lodge and District 7 Secretary for fifteen years. He was Past President Club Treasurer. Merrill was a member of the American Legion and UAW local 685.

Merrill was raised in the Lutheran faith. He enjoyed chatting with his friends on the internet and an avid lover of music.

In lieu of flowers donations to your favorite charity in Merrill’s honor would be wonderful. Our family wishes to thank the nurses, aides and support staff who took care of Merrill at Edgewater Woods in Anderson. We appreciate them very much.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements.

Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Harold L. Brackins

Harold “Lee” Brackins passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 13, 2016 at the age of 75 after a short but intense battle with cancer.

A lifelong member of the community, Lee was born on May 15, 1941 in rural Tipton County, graduated from Sheridan High School in 1959 and attended Ball State University until family illness called him back to the family farm just one semester short of completing a degree in Engineering. He married Emily Jean Donahue on October 7, 1967 at St. Joan of Arc in Kokomo and on the farm together they started Jean’s Flowers in 1974. One year later, they moved the business to the Side Street Mall in Tipton and enjoyed 42 years of working together for family, friends and the community. Many residents will remember fondly Lee delivering flowers with his dog buddy Barney. A longtime and dedicated member of the Lions Club of Tipton since 1982 and parishioner of St. John’s Catholic Church, Lee was an active volunteer for many charitable programs. He provided daily words of encouragement and humor as the “Hooterville Pa” on Facebook.

Lee is survived by his wife Jean, his children Kathy Syferd, Danville, Indiana, John (Janet) Brackins Greenfield, Indiana, and Sara (Jason) O’Neill Fishers, Indiana, his grandchildren Derek, Amelia and Owen Brackins, Ashley and Kaitlyn Syferd, and Truman Lee and Violet O’Neill, his sisters Anne Brackins of Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Beth (Wade) Wilson of Baltimore, Maryland; his three sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother Bernetta Griffith Brackins and grandparents Helen and Gifford Ploughe Griffith of Kempton.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Donations may be made in Lee’s memory to the Tipton Lions Club Scholarship Fund, 1003 N East St, Tipton, Indiana, 46072 and envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank all the staff at Miller’s Merry Manor for their kind and loving care of Lee. It was a blessing to Lee to have the support of the Tipton community.

Patricia J. Schafer

Patricia JoAnne Schafer, 83, passed away at 5:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at her residence. She was born on November 16, 1932 to the late James and Madonna Lowery. She married Paul Schafer on December 20, 1950 in Kokomo, and he survives.

Patricia graduated from Kokomo High School in 1952 and went on to work at Delco from 1964 until 1988.

Patricia is survived by her husband, Paul Schafer; daughter Penny Wilhoite; grandchildren Chris Wilhoite, Jessica Slaven, and Adam Wilhoite, Cody Cunningham; and great-grandchildren Logan and Grant Wilhoite.

Patricia is preceded in death by her daughter, Peggy Cunningham (2002).

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Allen L. Stout

Allen L. Stout, 77, of the Burlington Community, passed away at 9:55 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at his home. He was born June 7, 1939, in Carroll County, to Loris P. and Esther I. (Huffer) Stout. On March 2, 1963, he married Kathryn Cynthia Thompson, in Springfield, Pennsylvania, and she survives.

Allen graduated from Burlington High School in 1957, worked a few years at Haynes-Stellite Corporation and served in the United States Army Reserves from 1962 to 1968. Allen was a farmer since childhood working on the family’s dairy, hog, and grain farm. In 2011 he retired and handed the farm work over to his sons-in-law. He continued to assist and mentor them, when called upon, until the last week of his life. Family gatherings were very special to him and also attending his grandchildren’s activities. He was a member of The Gideons International, Indiana Pioneers, Masons, and Sons of the American Revolution. Allen’s greatest passion was serving the Lord. He was a lifelong member of the Burlington First Brethren Church where he held many church offices, Sunday school teacher and was ordained a deacon in 1976. Allen and his wife enjoyed traveling especially visiting Indiana and National parks. He loved the outdoors and had completed many landscaping projects at their home including a water feature where he could relax and view God’s creations. Allen will always be remembered for being a wonderful, loving, devoted husband, dad, grandpa and son. He was a faithful, caring friend who was always willing to lend a helping hand and give encouragement to others, including strangers. Allen’s family and many friends will miss him dearly, but we are assured by God’s Word (which he loved) that he is in Heaven with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

In addition to his wife, Kathryn Cynthia Stout, he is survived by his children, Kathryn (Jeff) Carter, Burlington, Katrina (Joel) Rathbun, Burlington and Kurt (Heidi) Stout, North Manchester; grandchildren, Kathryn “Cassie” (Andy) Keck, Kelly Ann Carter, John Carter, Austin Rathbun, Taylor Allen Rathbun, Lacy Rathbun, Isaac Stout, Caleb Allen Stout, Beletu Stout and Hanna Stout; brothers, Richard (Marlene) Stout, Gayle (Diane) Stout; sister, Joyce (Bob) Webb; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, Burlington, assisted the family with arrangements. Messages of condolences may be expressed online atwww.stoutandson.com.

Loralyn L. Lindsey

Loralyn Lee (Anway) Lindsey, 85, Kokomo, passed away at 10:04 am on Saturday June 11, 2016, at Century Villa Nursing Home in Greentown. She was born on January 19, 1931, in Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of Hartwell & Mary (Davis) Anway. On February 19, 1951, in Angola, she married Joe A. Lindsey and he survives.

Loralyn graduated from Fremont High School and attended the University of Michigan. She retired from First Friends Meeting as the organist. In the past, Loralyn was a private piano teacher and served as the organist for Main Street United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church in Rushton, LA, and South Side Christian Church. She was a member and past treasurer of the American Guild of Organists, past president of Kokomo Morning Musicale, the Adult Handbell Choir at Grace United Methodist Church and assisted with children’s music ministry at Grace United Methodist Church.

Loralyn is survived by her husband, Joe A. Lindsey, Kokomo; children, Dr. James (Vicki) Lindsey, Kokomo, Janet (Greg) McCauley, Westfield, Mark (Priscilla) Lindsey, Salem, OR, Marilyn (Chuck) Hensley, Cicero, and Susan (Scott) Williams, Yorktown; grandchildren, Grant (Anjela) Bugher, Woodinville, WA, Laine Lindsey, Kokomo, Bret McCauley, Denver, CO, Kimberly McCauley, Noblesville, Heather McCauley, Indianapolis, Jennifer (Beau) White, Noblesville, Clint (Dove) Lindsey, Portland, OR, Meredythe Lindsey, Portland, ME, Kyle (Crystal) Hensley, Indianapolis, Cory Hensley, Cicero, Brian Hensley, Chicago, IL, Stephanie (Brandon) Maris Noblesville, Drew Williams, Westfield, Jackie Williams, Yorktown, Jason Williams, Yorktown, Megan (Jimmy) Alayon, Ft Collins, CO, and Briana Williams, Portland, OR; great-grandchildren, Amelia McCauley, Amelie Lindsey, Julian Bugher, Ava Alayon, and Evan Alayon; brothers, Hartwell (Milly) Anway, Clinton, NY, and Mark (Mary) Anway, Sunnyvale, TX; sister-in-law, Joyce (Charles) Bourdon, Whitehall, MI, along with several nieces and nephews.

Loralyn was preceded in death by her parents, Hartwell & Mary Anway.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made in Loralyn’s memory to the Kokomo Morning Musicale, C/O Danny Dain, 935 Wynterbrook Dr., Kokomo, IN, 46901. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.