Obituaries

June Phillips Lea, 94, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, former longtime Shelby County resident

June Phillips Lea, 94, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, former longtime Shelby County
resident, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at North Idaho Hospice House.


Born June 15, 1925, she was the daughter of Stanley Young Phillips and Alberta
(Hasank) Phillips. She married Howard Glenn Lea on June 7,1947 who preceded her
in death on February 21, 2012.


Survivors include one son James Young Lea (wife Judi Davis) of Coeur d'Alene, brother
Charles Ray Phillips of Dry Ridge, Kentucky; grandchildren, Janet Arienne Lea of Coos Bay,
Orgeon, Jennifer Meagan Lea of Coeur d'Alene; step grandchildren Deneen Davis of Twin
Lakes, Idaho and Justin Davis of Coeur d'Alene.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents,her spouse and siblings Clyde Walter Phillips, Ronald Phillips, Jacqueline Phillips and Betty Ann Phillips.


Mrs. Lea was a resident of Coeur d'Alene for 7 years after moving from Shelbyville in 2012.
She had been a registered nurse, working in the surgical department at Bartholomew County
Hospital in Columbus from 1959 until 1995. She graduated from Williamstown High School and the
St. Elizabeth Hospital nursing program in Covington, Kentucky. She was a member of the Flat
Rock Methodist Church. 


June loved playing bridge with her local club for many years. She was  also an avid quilter.


Funeral services will be 11:00 am on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Glenn E. George & Son
Funeral Home, 437 Amos Rd with Pastor Les Fix officiating.

 

Burial will be in Miller Cemetery.


Friends may call on Saturday morning from 10:00 am until the time of the service at the funeral
home.

Philip D. Mohr, 50, Shelbyville

Philip D. Mohr, 50, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2020 at his residence.

    

He was born August 27, 1969 to Charles Mohr and Lois Mohr.

   

He is survived by his daughter Alyssa Mohr and grandchildren, Anastacia McDonald and Bailey Mays.

    

Philip was a member of Grace Wesleyan Church.  He worked in construction.  He enjoyed all kinds of puzzles.  His greatest pleasure was being around people.

   

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to Noon, Monday, January 27, 2020 at Grace Wesleyan Church, 56 East Franklin Street, Shelbyville.

 

Funeral services will follow at Noon at the church with Pastor Jose Rivera officiating.

 

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Mohr family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Kathy Ann (George) Jasper, 60, Shelbyville

Kathy Ann (George) Jasper, 60, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at
MHP Medical Center.


Kathy is lovingly remembered by her children David George and John Jones, both of
Greensburg; sister Rose Roberts of Shelbyville, and brother Larry George of Indianapolis.
Kathy has 2 granddaughters Jessica George and Ashley George, both of Shelbyville; three
grandsons David Balsuk, Decon Jones, and Noah Jones, all of Madison.  She also has a 
beautiful great granddaughter Amara Lewis of Shelbyville.


Kathy was preceded in death by her mother Betty (Finklen) Hankins, her father James
George, brothers Tom George, and Tim Brandle, and sisters Carol Cade, and Barbara Jones.


Kathy was born in Marion County on October 26, 1959.  She worked as a waitress and as a 
Certified Nurse Assistant.


Kathy enjoyed spending time with family and friends.  She loved working in flower beds, spending 
time coloring as well as painting rocks, fishing, going for walks in creeks looking for different
kinds of rocks, and attending Friendship Flea Markets.


Funeral services will be 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral 
Home, 437 Amos Road.  Visitation will be observed from 1:00 pm until the time of the service.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kathy Ann Jasper Memorial Fund, in care of the
funeral home, to help with funeral expenses.

James M. Guthrie, 76 Shelbyville,

James M. Guthrie, 76 of Shelbyville, IN passed away January 16, 2020 at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis, IN.


He was born July 15, 1943 in Ashland, OH the son of the late James and Myrtie Magdelene "Peg" (McIntire) Guthrie.


He was a resident of Shelbyville for the past 13 years, previously living in Columbus, OH.
James was an attorney, working as the Senior Assistant for the Attorney General for the State of Ohio for 39 years.


He was a graduate of Ohio State University an avid supporter and alumni of the Ohio State Buckeyes. He was a member of the Ashland (OH) Country Club.


He also was an avid golfer, having played at 92 of the top 100 golf courses in the world.


He is survived by his cousins, Jamie (Lisa) Scripture of Batesville, IN; David (Ingrid) Scripture of Greensburg, IN; Tammy (Mike) Wagner of Shelbyville, IN and numerous other cousins and Caregiver, Lori Craig of Shelbyville, IN.


Visitation for James will be on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 11:00AM until 1:00PM in Glenn E. George Funeral Home 106 E. Franklin St., St. Paul, IN.


Funeral services will be on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 1:00PM in the funeral home at St. Paul.


Memorial contributions may be offered to the Union Chapel Cemetery, Decatur County, IN.

Pansy Faye Smith, 70, Shelbyville

Pansy Faye Smith, 70, of Shelbyville passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at MHP Medical Center in Shelbyville.

 

She was born September 2, 1949, in Somerset, Kentucky, the daughter of Forrest and Myrtle (Gaddis) Woodall. On February 14, 1998, she married John E. Smith, and he survives.

 

In addition to John, Pansy is survived by her daughters, Chrisann Baker and Cynthia “Nikki” Vanover, both of Shelbyville, and Catherine Chevon McKenzie of Fairland; brothers, Doy Smith and wife, Joyce, of Shelbyville, and Daniel Woodall and wife, Donna, of New Whiteland; sisters, Peggy DeWitt and husband, Clovis “Dale”, and Patricia Barker, both of Shelbyville; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and infant sisters, Alice Kay Woodall and Ruby Smith.

Pansy graduated in 1967 from Shelbyville High School.

 

She was a member of Cornerstone Christian Church.

 

Pansy was the head underwriter at American States Insurance for 10 years, and later was a waitress at the Bavarian House in Shelbyville for over 15 years.

 

She was an avid reader. Pansy enjoyed working word search puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

 

Pansy also leaves behind her dog, Sunny.

 

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Rev. George Mitchell officiating.

Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Pansy’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Carl Martin Smith, 63, Fairland

Carl Martin Smith, 63, of Fairland passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Greenwood Healthcare Center in Greenwood.

 

He was born November 21, 1956, in Beech Grove, the son of Harold Lloyd and Jennie Lee (Wright) Smith. On March 8, 1985, he married his wife of 34 years, Kimberly Louise Underwood, and she survives.

 

In addition to Kimberly, Carl is survived by his daughter, Denisa Mulryan and husband, Daniel, of Indianapolis; sons, Austin Smith and wife, Megan, of Avon, Jeffrey Smith of Fairland, and Kevin Smith and fiance’, Kara, of Franklin; sister, Debby Crafton of Shelbyville; and grandchildren, Evie, Elise, Knox, London and Nixon.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Jerry Allen Smith.

 

Carl graduated in 1975 from Triton Central High School.

 

He was a U.S. Army veteran. Carl also served in the Army National Guard from 1976 to 2001.

 

He was a member of the Fairland Baptist and Christian Churches.

 

Carl was the maintenance supervisor at Camp Atterbury until 2017, retiring with 22 years of service.

He was an avid Beatles fan and enjoyed Rock and Roll. Carl was a great guitarist.

 

Carl was a member of Prospect Masonic Lodge F&AM No. 714.

 

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, January 20, 2020 at the funeral home.

 

Interment will be at Fairland Cemetery in Fairland.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati, Attn: Development Department, 3229 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Carl’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Carol S. Devore, 73, Shelbyville

Carol S. Devore, 73, of Shelbyville passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at IU Methodist Hospital.

 

She was born August 10, 1946 in Indianapolis to Glenn Coapstick and Edna Coapstick.

 

On June 21, 2003 she married David W. Devore, and he survives.

 

She is also survived by her son Robert L. Goodmon II (Missy); her daughter, Tracy Stewart (Brian); her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and several cousins and nieces.

 

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert L. Goodmon, her parents, and 1 sister.

 

Carol was a secretary at ABC Auto Auction.  She enjoyed watching UK Wildcats basketball, drag racing and NASCAR racing.  She was an avid Indianapolis Colts football fan.

 

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m, Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Friday, January 24, 2020 at the funeral home with the Reverend Brandon Sutton officiating.

 

Burial will be in Washington Park East, Indianapolis.

Angela Louise Margaret Davies, 59, Shelbyville

Angela Louise Margaret Davies, 59, of Shelbyville passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at her home.

 

She was born September 14, 1960, in Frankfort, Germany, the daughter of Siegfried and Ida Marie “Helga” (Ott) Bollheimer. On October 12, 1990, she married Curtis A. Davies, and he survives.

In addition to Curtis, Angela is survived by her mother of Panama City Beach, Florida; and sons, Christopher Davies and Erich Davies, both of Shelbyville.

 

She was preceded in death by her father.

 

Angela graduated from Grosskrotzenburg Gymnasium High School, received her bachelors degree from the University of Mainz in Germany, and obtained her masters in English/German from Indiana University.

 

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, where she was a cantor. She enjoyed sharing in the liturgical music ministry at St. Joseph with her family.

 

Angela began her career as a Professor of German at Indiana University in Bloomington, after which she was the administrative assistant to the CEO of Knauf Insulation and Knauf family for 23 years. In 2011, Angela became the executive director of the Shelby County United Fund (SCUFFY).  Prior to becoming the executive director, she was a member of the SCUFFY board of directors. She was also a member of Kappa Kappa Sigma.

 

Angela was very community orientated. She enjoyed cooking, traveling, scrapbooking and sewing. Angela loved her family and the activities they shared.

 

She also leaves behind her dog, Duke Ellington Davies; and cats, Benny Goodman Davies, Scrappy Davies and Chester Davies.

 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 125 E. Broadway St. in Shelbyville, friends may gather from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the church.

 

Services have been entrusted to Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SCUFFY, 126 N. Harrison St., Shelbyville, Indiana 46176.

Online condolences may be shared with Angela’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Chad Allen Weaver, 41, Shelbyville

Chad Allen Weaver, 41, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020

at Franciscan Health.

 

Born April 22, 1978 in Franklin, he was the son of Mark and Janet (Hill) Weaver.

 

Survivors include his parents of Shelbyville; Morgan Gress & Lexi Ringer, both

of Shelbyville, whom he looked upon as his own daughters; brother Brandon

Weaver (wife Neena) of Winamac; 2 nephews- Layne & Brody Weaver; a niece

Nyla Weaver; and girl friend Sarah Stephens of Shelbyille.  He was preceded in 

death by both sets of his grandparents.

 

Mr. Weaver was a cook  at Club 57 in Shelbyville for a year, and had previously

been a factory worker at Metl-Span for 5 years.  He attended Shelbyville High School.

 

Chad enjoyed fishing, sports, attending concerts, and hanging out with friends

and family.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

 

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.

Sherry Ann Price, 70, Shelbyville

Sherry Ann Price, 70, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Morristown Manor.

 

Born January 6, 1949 in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Jack and Betty (Stainbrook) Headlee.  She married James R. Price on May 12, 1968 and he survives.

 

Other survivors include 3 children- James J. Price (wife Janet) of Shelbyville,  Lydia Chaney of Terre Haute, Dusty L. Price of Shelbyville; 4 siblings- Terry L. Crisp (husband Ron), Jerry Headlee (wife Tammy), Merry Popplewell (husband Brad), Cherry Yanzer (husband Doug), all of Shelbyville; 3 grandchildren- Alex Chaney, Marissa Perry, Bella Conover; and great grandson Theodore James

Perry.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

 

Mrs. Price was a lifelong resident of this area, graduated from Shelbyville High School, and earned a Bachelor's degree from Indiana State University.

 

She was a home maker and member of First Baptist Church.

 

Sherry was a gymnast at ISU and had taught gymnastics for several years.

 

She enjoyed playing Bingo, bowling, and spending time with her family.

 

Funeral services will be  1:00 pm on Monday, January 6, 2020, at Glenn E.

George & Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Pastor Merry Popplewell

officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may pay their respect

on Monday morning from 11:00 am until the time of the service. 

 

Memorial contributions can be made to the Sherry Ann Price Memorial Fund,

in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson

Roger A. New Jr., 39, Shelbyville

Roger A. New Jr., 39, of Shelbyville passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019 in Shelby County.

 

Born February 14, 1980 in Shelbyville, he was the son of Roger A. New, Sr. and Terri (Weaver)

New.

 

Survivors include his parents of Shelbyville, children Jameson, Aleah & Justice all of Shelbyville; brother Travis New &

wife of Fishers; his favorite Aunt Shelly and many other aunts, uncles and cousins whom he loved 

very much. He also loved his best friends Brandon, Eric and Craig more than they ever knew. He was

preceded in death by his grandparents Homer & Amy New, & Jesse and Lillian Weaver.

 

Roger had lived in this area his entire lifetime and attended Shelbyville High School.

He worked with his father in the New Construction drywall business.

 

Roger Jr. loved drag racing with his family and friends. He was very skilled racer and won

numerous championships. He also loved helping his father coach his son Jameson in baseball,

and spending time with his daughters Aleah and Justice.  He loved his children with all his heart.

Roger had the biggest heart that anyone that was close to him felt every time they thought

of him. Rest in peace my son.

 

Funeral services will be 3:00pm on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Glenn E. George & Son

Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Rev. David Benefiel officiating. Friends may call on

Saturday from 12:00 noon until the time of the service.  Burial will be in Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to Shelbyville Boys Club or Shelby Co. Babe Ruth

Baseball in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com

Ronald "Little Hooker" Thomas, Jr, 82, Shelbyville

Ronald “Little Hooker” Thomas, Jr, 82, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at his residence.

   

He was born November 14, 1937, in Jamestown, KY to Clarence Thomas and Geneva (Stearns) Thomas.

   

He married Donna May (Eads) Thomas on June 18, 1958, and she preceded him in death on May 26, 2016.

 

Ronald is survived by his sons, Charles (Mike) Thomas (wife, Angela) of Shelbyville, and Chris Thomas of Indianapolis, his daughter, Caryl Anderson of Shelbyville, grandchildren, Tierra, Jared, Cheyenne, Nathaniel (Nate), Sarah, Ronnie, and Mariah, and 7 great-grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and his son, Ronald Gene Thomas.

 

He was a member of Evangelical Methodist Church and was the church chorister for many years.

 

He was a truck driver for Bausback.  He enjoyed doing home improvements, singing, and traveling.

 

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m, Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, January 6, 2020 at the funeral home with Reverend Tony Meads and Reverend Jim Coulston officiating. 

 

Burial will be in Bennett Cemetery.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Thomas family.

 

Memorial contributions may be given to the Ronald Thomas, Jr. memorial fund in care of the funeral home.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Sherry Cunningham, 68, Shelbyville

Sherry Cunningham, 68, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Franciscan Health Indianapolis.

 

She was born February 10, 1951 in Shelbyville to Thomas Barton and Patricia (Theobald) Barton.

 

She was married to Mark G. Cunningham on January 15, 1983 and he preceded her in death on August 18, 1996. 

 

Sherry is survived by her daughters, Ashley (Ethan) New of Indianapolis and Tonia (Paul) Cunninghan of Austin TX., grandchildren Bryan, Brennan and Brant Bunpus, Landon and Brooklyn New, her brother, Terry Barton of Bargersville, her sisters, Cathy Barton of CA, Debra Noel of Shelbyville, and Linda Adkins of CA, 1 step brother, 2 step-sisters, 2 half-brothers, 4 half-sisters.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and 2 step-brothers.

  

She was a homemaker.  Taking care of her family was her greatest joy.

 

Sherry was a member of First Christian Church.

 

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Bill Horner officiating.

 

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Cunningham family.

 

Memorial contributions may be Baxter YMCA – behalf of New family, 7900 Shelby, Indianapolis, IN 46227.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

James "Brett" Poe, 61, Bowling Green, Ky, formerly Shelbyville

James “Brett” Poe, 61, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, formerly of Shelbyville passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Greenview Tri-Star Hospital in Bowling Green.

 

He was born December 6, 1958, in Shelbyville, the son of Joyce H. and Miriam J. (Tucker) Poe. On September 3, 1988, he married Angela Metzger, and she survives.

 

In addition to Angela, Brett is survived by his son, A. J. Poe of Fort Myers, Florida; daughter, Kaylyn Poe of Indianapolis; brother, Steven Poe of Franklin; grandchildren, Hayden and Liam; and several nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Phillip Poe; and sister, Joycelyn Huckaby.

Brett graduated in 1977 from Shelbyville High School, received his bachelors degree from Purdue University in management, and obtained his masters degree from Eastern Michigan University in business administration.

 

He was a quality manufacturing engineer manager at Delta Faucet for 24 years, retiring in August of 2019.

 

Brett enjoyed family activities, going camping and watching NFL and college football.

 

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at the funeral home.

 

Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

 

Online condolences may be shared with Brett’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Darlene K. Rowe, 79, Fairland

Darlene K. Rowe, 79, of Fairland passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.

 

She was born December 28, 1940, in Shelby County, the daughter of Wilbur and Helen (Sutherland) Hamner.

 

Darlene is survived by her daughter, Nancy K. Yarling of Lafayette; son, Robert A. “Deuce” Rowe II of Carmel; brother, Gary D. Hamner and wife, Millie, of Waldron; sister, Patricia A. Stevenson and husband, Terry, of Panama City, Florida; grandson, Robert Joseph Rowe of Carmel; and several nieces and nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Larry D. Hamner.

 

Darlene was a member of Lewis Creek Baptist Church.

 

She retired from Standard Register after 27 years of service, in 2002.

 

A gathering of friends will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, January 10, 2020 at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

 

A Celebration of Darlene’s life will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared with Darlene’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

Pamela S. Sturgill, 56, Shelbyville

Pamela S. Sturgill, 56, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019

at MHP Medical Center.

 

Born September 17, 1963 in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of Douglas Grant Sturgill

and Catherine Marie (Ward) Sturgill.

 

Survivors include  brothers Steve Sturgill (wife Dreamla) of Shelbyville, Mike Sturgill (wife

Mary) of Indianapolis; best friend Karen Palmer of Shelbyville; several nieces and nephews

including Iris Foxx and Aunesti Kessler, both of Shelbyville, whom she raised.  She was

preceded in death by her parents, and 2 sisters- Alisa Williams and Michelle Arnold.

 

Ms. Sturgill had lived in this area her entire lifetime, and attended Shelbyville High School.

She had been employed in the cleaning industry with Regal Cleaning Services for several years.

 

Pam enjoyed playing bingo, attending concerts, vacationing, and dearly loved her dogs Daisy,

Diamond, Ramone, and her cat Milo.

 

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Glenn E. George & Son 

Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Rev. Jason Sturgill officiating.  Burial will be in Miller Cemetery.

Friends may call on Tuesday morning from 11:00 am until the time of the service.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to American Kidney Foundation, in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.

Cynthia Marie McDaniel, 59, Shelbyville

Cynthia Marie McDaniel, 59, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at IU Methodist Hospital.

 

Born December 8, 1960 in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of  James D. Monroe and Reba Fern Monroe.  She married Stephen J. McDaniel on November 29, 1992 and he preceded her on April

15, 2018.

 

Mrs. McDaniel had lived in this area her entire lifetime and was a home maker.  

 

No funeral services will be observed.

 

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson.com.

Adam Wantuck, Jr, 64

Adam Wantuck, Jr, 64, passed away, Friday, December 27, 2019 at Hancock Regional Hosptial.

 

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Services.

 

Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Brandon Sutton officiating.

 

Funeral directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Adam’s family.

Phillip D. Nigh, Sr., 78, of Shelbyville

Phillip D. Nigh, Sr., 78, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019

at his residence.

 

Born October 29, 1941 in Shelbyville, he was the son of Kuhn Nigh and Evelyn

Eileen (Bush) Nigh.  He married Karen Sue (Humphrey) Nigh on February 6, 1960 

and she preceded him on May 13, 2014.

 

Survivors include children-  Phillip Dale Nigh (wife Mistie) of Shelbyville, Joseph I.

Nigh (Marie Galle) of Indianapolis, Shellie Nigh Bryant (husband Ed) of Indianapolis, 

Penny Nigh Johnson (husband Rodney) of Indianapolis; brother Harlan L. Nigh (wife

Bernice) of Hope, sister Kathy Plunkett (husband Jim) of Shelbyville; sister-in-law

Betty Nigh of Shelbyville; 16 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and family dog

Minky Nigh.  He was preceded in death by his parents, spouse, son William Robert

Nigh, and brother Lloyd H. Nigh.

 

Mr. Nigh was a lifelong resident of this area, and attended Triton Central High School.

He had been a machinist at KT Corp., retiring after over 20 years of service.

 

Funeral services will be 7:00 pm on Monday, December 30, 2019 at Glenn E. George

& Son Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Rev. David Humphrey officiating.  Burial

will be in Fairland Cemetery at a later date.  Visitation will be on Monday evening from

5:00 pm until the time of the service.

 

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeorgeandson,com.

Monna Sue Markley, 81, of Shelbyville

Monna Sue Markley, 81, of Shelbyville, passed away, Saturday, December 21, 2019, at her residence with family at her side.

 

She was born May 20, 1938 in Rush County, to Everett Christian and Myrtle (Coy) Christian.

 

She married Robert Allen Markley on March 3, 1956 and he preceded her in death on March 6, 2018.

 

Sue is survived by her sons, Mark (Margie) Markley of Shelbyville; David (Sue) Markley of Shelbyville; and Mike (Stacey) Markley of San Antonio; her grandchildren, Andrew, Courtney, Brandon, Desirae, Christopher, Joshua, Amanda, and Cindy; her great-grandchildren, Brayden, Madelyn, Silas, Rhett, Christian, Kaleb, Blaze, Addy, Phoenix, A.J., Zula, and Geo; her great-great-grandchildren, Logan, Zavier and Rowan; and her sister, Louise Greenlee of Columbus.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, her son, Larry Sawyer; her grandson, Kyle Markley, her brothers, Bob, Bud, and Si, and her sister, Flo.

  

She retired from the Shelbyville Central Schools after 28 years of service.

 

Sue was a member of the Little Blue River Baptist Church, the American Legion Auxiliary and VFW Auxiliary.

 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home with Reverend Ken Morgan officiating.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Markley family.

 

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Legion Auxiliary Post 70, 1125 Miller Avenue, Shelbyville, IN. 46176,

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Allen L. Snow, 69, of Shelbyville

Allen L. Snow, 69, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital.

   

He was born December 7, 1950 to Arthur L. Snow, Jr. and Alice L. (Dawson) Snow. He was born and raised in Prairie Township in Tipton County, IN.

   

He married his beloved wife of 49 years, Gloria (Leininger) Snow on October 10, 1970 and she survives.

 

Allen is also survived by his sons, Andrew Snow (wife, Marijo Snow); and Jarod Snow (wife, Christie Snow); his sister, Jane Ann Snow Kirtley, grandchildren, Alison Snow, Samantha Snow, Paige Snow, Jacob Hamblen, Taylor Snow, Julia Hamblen, Madison Snow, Brooklyn Blankenship and Terra Decker, his great-grandchildren, Lucas Cassidy, Logan Snow and Grayson Snow, and several nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, David Kirtley.

 

Allen graduated from Sharpsville-Prairie High School.  He then earned his Masters Plus from Indiana University. He was a lifelong educator serving at Southwestern, Shelby Eastern, and Irvington Community Elementary School.

 

Allen loved watching his grandchildren show animals at the Shelby County Fair.  He enjoyed raising Haflingers and show cattle.  His most cherished moments were spent with his entire family.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the Knights of Columbus Post 822, 413 East South Street, Shelbyville.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Snow family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Ethel Mae Hilt, 94, of Shelbyville

Ethel Mae Hilt, 94, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019 at

 Ashford Place Health Campus.

 

Born July 1, 1925 in Stone's Crossing, Indiana (Johnson County), she was the 

daughter of Roy Browning and Lelia (Umbarger) Browning.  She married Kenneth

W. Hilt on May 8, 1943 and he preceded her on May 4, 2005.

 

Survivors include a daughter Sandra Wilson (husband Doug) of Shelbyville; 2 brothers-

Lester Browning of Shelbyville, Warren Browning (wife Norma) of Shelbyville; and a 

grandson Brady Wilson (wife Crysta) of Indianapolis.  She was preceded in death by

her parents, her spouse, brother Lewis Browning, and sister Sarah Phipps.

 

Mrs. Hilt was a lifetime resident of this area, and graduated from Shelbyville High School.

She was a home maker, and a member of Town & Country Christian Church, TOPS where

she represented her club in Houston, Texas for losing the most weight, and the Friendly 

Homemaker's Club.

 

Ethel enjoyed traveling, camping, and eating fried chicken at Oldenburg.

 

Funeral services will be 11:00 am on Friday, December 27, 2019 at Glenn E. George & Son

Funeral Home, 437 Amos Road, with Pastor Don Bennett officiating.  Burial will be in Forest

Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday evening, December 26, 2019 

from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

 

Memorial contributions can be made to Town & Country Christian Church, in care of the funeral home.

 

Online condolences may be shared at glennegeoorgeandson.com.

Patty Jean Campbell, 55, of Shelbyville

Patty Jean Campbell, 55, of Shelbyville, passed away, Saturday, December 21, 2019 at her residence with her family at her side.

 

She was born January 14, 1964 in Shelbyville, to Bill Scroggham and Lois (Benefiel) Scroggham.

 

She married Columbus Campbell on June 25, 1982, and he survives.

 

Patty is also survived by her daughters, Amber (Joseph) Skaggs and Kristina Campbell (Jonathan Sawyer), all of Shelbyville; her grandchildren, Jayden Sawyer, Hadleish Sawyer, Rayeli Sawyer, Zamir Reed, Joseph Skaggs, Keanna Skaggs, Hannah Hicks and Johnathon Skaggs; her sister, Tammy (David) Sturgill, her brother, Billy Schoggham, and her sister, Paula (Scott) Gray.

 

She was preceded in death by her father, and her sister, Diane Perigo.

 

Patty was owner and operator of PJ’s Extreme Steam.  She also was the account manager at First Methodist Church for several months.

 

She enjoyed boating, camping, dancing, singing, and time spent at beaches.  Her most precious times were spent with her family and grandchildren.

 

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176

 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, December 27, 2019 at the funeral home with Reverend Beth Crouch officiating.

 

Burial will be in Mt. Pisgah Baptist Cemetery.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Campbell family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.

Dale Banta, 93, formerly of Shelbyville

Dale Banta, 93, formerly of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at his residence in Columbus, IN.

 

He was born October 22, 1926 in Shelbyville.  He was the son of Claude Banta and Ollie (Williams) Banta.

 

He married Dorothy L. (Larkey) Banta on October 26, 1947 and she preceded him in death on January 6, 2019.

 

Mr. Banta is survived by his daughters, Jeana Lynn Nordstrom of Naples, FL.; and Sherri Banta, of Columbus, IN.; his son, Dale Keith (Nancy) Banta, of Hope, IN; 8 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his infant son and daughter, 1 brother, and 1 sister.

 

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served during WWII.

 

Mr. Banta worked at Newsom Trucking from 1951 to 1981 and owned Banta Rentals.

 

He was a member of the Hanover Boat Club.  Since 1957, Dale and Dorothy cherished the times they spent together in their cottage on the Ohio River. 

 

Friends may call Sunday, December 22, 2019 from Noon to 2 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with the Reverend Harvey Weaver officiating. 

 

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

 

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Banta family.

 

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.