Obituaries

Rita Brink

LOGANSPORT, Ind.—Rita Kathleen Brink, 67, of Aurora, passed away from complications of ALS on July 4.   The mass of Christian burial is 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at Holy Angels …

Firma Edwards

Firma Elaine Edwards, 85, of Paris, passed away at 8:35 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2024, at Twin Lakes Rehab in Paris. Private services will be held at a later date. Stewart and Carroll Funeral …

Robert Lee England

Robert Lee England, 78, of Paris, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Twin Lakes Rehab & Health Care. He was retired after more than 40 years as a machinist and tool and die maker …

Billy Maynard

Billy Joe Maynard Jr., 53, of Paris, passed away at 4:37 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at his home.  A memorial service is at 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 17 at Stewart and Carroll Funeral …

Bruce Hunt

Bruce Lee Hunt, 44, of Paris, passed away at 9:33 a.m. Thursday, July 4, 2024, at Casey Healthcare Center in Casey. All services will be private. Templeton Funeral Home is in charge of …

Charles Smittkamp

Cedarburg, Wis—Charles “Chuck” Ernst Smittkamp, 85, of Port Washington, Wis., died surrounded by the love of his family, in the early hours of Sunday, June 16, 2024, at Lawlis …

Frances Coe

CHRISMAN—Frances Coe, 96, of Chrisman, passed away at 8:26 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Majestic Care of Terre Haute, Ind. She was retired after more than 20 years with Parisian Lanes of …

Adrianna Hollingsworth

Adrianna Daylee “Addy” Hollingsworth, 19, of Paris, passed away at 3:33 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2024. A funeral service is at 1 p.m., Monday, July 1 at Stewart and Carroll …

Robert Rhoads

MARSHALL—Robert  “Bob” Rhoads, 85, of Marshall, passed away at 2:38 p.m. on June 16, 2024, at his home.  A Masonic service was at noon, Saturday, June 22,  at Pearce …

Louise Bridwell

Louise Maxine Bridwell, 100, of Savoy, formerly of Paris, passed away at 9:27 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2024, at Reflections Memory Care of Savoy. She was a devoted homemaker and had also worked at the …

Kathy McMahan

MARSHALL—Kathy Jo McMahan, 68, of Oliver, passed away at 6 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2024, at the home of her daughter in Clinton, Ind. A graveside service is 3 p.m., June 22, at the …

Everett Davidson

MARTINSVILLE—Everett Richard Davidson, 97, of Melrose, passed away at Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.  A service in honor of his life …

Barbara Newport

Barbara K. Newport, 75, of Dennison, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2024, in Springhill Village at Terre Haute, Ind. Burial is in the Darwin Cemetery, in rural West Union. More information and …

Hobart Eric Dixon

CHRISMAN — Hobart Eric Dixon, 66, of Chrisman, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2024, at his residence.  A funeral service was held Tuesday, June 18, 2024, with Ken Brooks from the …

William Hall

William Edward Hall, Jr., 70, of Paris, passed away at 2:26 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2024, at his residence. Services and interment will be private. Templeton Funeral Home of Paris is in charge of the …

Robert Rice

Robert W. Rice, 82, Paris, passed away at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2024, at his residence. He was a farmer. Services will be private, with the interment at Edgar Cemetery. Templeton Funeral …

Richard Smiley

Richard D. Smiley, 54, formerly Paris, passed away at 3:50 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing in Marshall. Services are pending at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris. …

Harold Rhoads

Harold Ray Rhoads, 94, of Paris, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at his residence.  At his request, no public services are planned. Interment will be private at a later …

Gloria Jean Jones

Gloria Jean Jones, 77, Danville, formerly Paris, passed away at 1:07 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at Carle Hospital in Urbana. Visitation will be private in Gill Cemetery with Templeton Funeral Home …

Christopher Grafton

NEWMAN—Christopher J. Grafton, 48, of Newman, passed away at his home on Monday, May 20, 2024.  A celebration of his life is at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at the Newman …

Alice Lange

HUME—Alice Ann (Cool) Lange, 75, formerly of Princeton and Hume and Brocton, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2024, at North River Health Campus in Evansville, Ind. She was a retired elementary …

Terry Holler

Terry Eugene Holler, 72, Chrisman, passed away peacefully at 10:23 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at his home. At his request, no public services are planned. Interment will be private in Hoult …

Sonya Kirk

Sonya LeAnn Kirk, 63, of Marshall, formerly of Paris and Fort Worth, Texas, passed away at 7:26 a.m. Thursday, May 23, 2024, at Marshall Rehabilitation & Nursing. A service celebrating her life …

Donald Salter

Donald Allen Salter, 78, Paris, passed away at 3:10 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2024, at The Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute, Ind. A funeral service is 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 26 at …

Donald Morecraft

Donald Eugene Morecraft, Sr., 85, formerly of Paris, passed peacefully from this life on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, following a fall the day before. He was 85 years old. A celebration of life is at …

Norma Yelenick Dillman

HUME—Norma Yelenick Dillman, 90, formerly of Metcalf, passed away at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill. on April 30, 2024, just shy of her 91st birthday. A Celebration of Life Ceremony is …

Barbara Mason

Barbara Christine Mason, 80, of Terre Haute, Ind., passed away at Westminster Village in Terre Haute on May 2, 2024. A funeral service is noon, Saturday, May 11 at Southside Church of Christ, …

Laurabelle Mullins

Laurabelle Mullins, 86, Paris, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2024, at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing in Marshall. A graveside service is at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Edgar Cemetery …

Laveta Marrs

KANSAS—Laveta F. Marrs, 95, Kansas,passed away at 4:53 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Willow Breeze Hospice House in Mattoon. A graveside service is at  2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in …

Larry Newhart

Larry L. Newhart, 82, Paris, passed away at 10:02 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2024, at the home of his daughter in Mattoon. He was retired after more than 47 years with Illinois Cereal Mills/Cargill of …

Donald Hiatt

Donald Lee “Buck” Hiatt, 92, Paris, passed away at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2024, at Harrison Crossing in Terre Haute, Ind. surrounded by family. Per his wishes, no services are …

Diana Beason

Diana C. Beason, 89, Paris, formerly Charleston, passed away at 12:26 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2024, at her home. Services celebrating her life are at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2, at Templeton Funeral …

Mitchell Powell

Mitchell L. Powell, 64, Paris, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2024, at Paris Health and Rehab Center.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Samaritan Funeral Home is …

Dollie Entrican

Dollie F. Entrican (Furry), 94, Paris, passed away surrounded by her loving family at 4:14 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at The Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute, Ind. A …

Joel Stirek

Joel F. Stirek, 65, Paris, passed away at 6:51 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2024, at his home. No public services are planned. Templeton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Stirek was …

Daniel Tomaw

Daniel Earl “Dano” Tomaw, 70, Paris, died peacefully at 3:17 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2024, at his home. He was employed with Herrington Transportation more than 35 years as a truck driver. …

Linda Kennedy

Linda Lu Kennedy, a gift of joy, beauty, and kindness, joined her Lord, Jesus, on April 11, 2024. A celebration of her life is 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Stewart & Carroll Funeral Home. …

Valerie Griffith

HUME—Valerie Griffith (Porter), 65, Marshall, formerly Hume, passed away April 14, 2024, after a six-year battle with cancer. A celebration of life will be held on June 30, 2024 in Hume. The …

Cash Wright

Cash Y. Wright, Jr., 96, Paris, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2024, at Paris Health & Rehab Center. He was retired following a lifetime career in farming. A graveside service is …

Eunice Ludington

Eunice Ann Ludington, 87, Paris, died at 8:14 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing in Marshall. A service celebrating her life is 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2024, at …

Timothy Hahn

Timothy J. Hahn, 85, Paris, died Sunday, April 7, 2024, peacefully at his home surrounded by family. A Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Saturday, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church north of …

Sandra Jennings

Sandra F. Jennings, 84, Dennison, passed away at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2024 at her home. Entombment is in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Ind. at a later date. More information and online …

Richard Barrow

NEWMAN—Richard William Barrow, 84, Newman, passed away at 11:12 p.m., Saturday, March 30, 2024, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loved ones. A funeral service is today, Saturday, April 6 …

Donald Calabria

Donald Joseph Calabria, 84, Plainfield Ind., formerly Paris, passed away March 24, following a lengthy illness. Interment will take place in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery on the family grave …

Owen Winkler

Owen Wade Winkler, 61, Paris, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. A funeral service is 2 p.m., Saturday, April 13, at the Kingdom Hall of …

Tony Ray Kindred

Tony Ray Kindred, 54, of Paris, formerly of Chrisman, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at Carle Hospital in Urbana. He was retired from Paris Fire Department after a fire service …

Jamie Lynn Allen

Jamie Lynn Allen, 43, Paris, passed away Monday, April 1, 2024, at St. Louis University Hospital. She had worked at Paris Walmart and Rural King as well as North American Lighting. A service …

Donald Calabria

Donald Joseph Calabria, 84, Plainfield Ind., formerly Paris, passed away March 24, following a lengthy illness. Interment will take place in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery on the family grave …

Thomas O’Brien

Thomas O’Brien, 71, Paris, passed away at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at Paris Health & Rehab Center. A memorial visitation celebrating his life is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 13, …

Jeanette Kendall

Jeanette Lee (Rhoden) Kendall, 71, Paris, passed away peacefully at 8:31 p.m. at her daughter’s home in Clinton, on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, with her daughters at her side. A service …

Opal Maxey

CHRISMAN—Opal Jean (Ashley) Maxey, 101, formerly Paris and Chrisman, passed away on March 23, 2024, at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital in Urbana. She had resided at Carriage Crossing in Arcola, …

Robert Redmon

Robert Wayne Redmon, 82, Paris, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2024, at Horizon Health Hospital in Paris.  He was maintenance supervisor for District 95 for several years. A …

Richard Moore

Richard Lee Moore, 63, Paris, formerly of Godfrey, passed away at 3:38 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2024, at his home. Arrangements are pending at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris. More information and …

Margaret Hawkins

KANSAS—Margaret Colleen Hawkins, 67, Ashmore, passed away at 10:04 a.m. Sunday, March 24, 2024, at Arbor Rose of Charleston. A graveside service is 10 a.m. on May 3,  at Fairview Cemetery …

David Yates

FLORA—David Royce Yates, 77, Salem, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at 1:45 a.m. at Salem Doctors Nursing and Rehab.  A memorial service is 1 p.m., April 6 at Frank and Bright …

David Renner

David Allen Renner, 74, Paris, passed away at 3:24 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Charleston Rehab and Healthcare in Charleston, Ill. A graveside service is 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27,  at …

Gary Beasley

Gary R. Beasley, 81, Paris, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at his home. He was retired from the Illinois Department of Corrections. A service celebrating his life is 11 a.m. …

Denise Mattingly

Denise Michele Mattingly, 58, Paris, passed away at 6:19 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. A service celebrating her life is at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23 at …

John Tolen

John Robert Tolen, 77, Oakland, formerly Kansas, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2024, at his home. Graveside services are at 1 p.m. on March 30, at Fairview Cemetery. Military honors will …

David Sewell

David W. Sewell, 72, Chrisman, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at his childhood home in Quaker.  A service is 1 p.m., Saturday, March 23, outdoors at Friends Chapel Cemetery in …

James Lutz

James Henry Lutz, 70, Chrisman, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2024, as a result of an automobile accident. A service celebrating his life is 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Templeton …

Diana Nicholson

Diana Lynn Nicholson, 77, Paris, passed away 7:40 a.m. on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at her home. A funeral service is noon, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home with …

James McCrocklin

James Carson McCrocklin, 93, Springfield, formerly Paris, passed away at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Arrangements are pending at Templeton …

John McMullen

John Edward McMullen, 93, Paris,  passed away at 3:50 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2024 at Paris Health and Rehab. A Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at St. Mary’s …

William Blair

William Lee “Bill” Blair, 85, Paris, passed away at 3:54 P.M. on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at Horizon Health. He was surrounded by family. A funeral service is at noon, Thursday, March …

Siren Report, March 11

Paris Police Department March 11, at 12:56 p.m., Timothy E. Shaffer, 55, Paris was arrested at Central and Kimble for driving while license revoked and aggravated driving while license revoked. …

Gary Jennings

Gary Edward Jennings, Jr., 49, Paris, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. Per his request, there will be no public services. Templeton Funeral Home …

Nolan Gentry

Nolan Wayne Gentry, 93, Paris, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Twin Lakes Rehab & Health Care. A service celebrating his life is at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Templeton Funeral …

Ronald Eslinger

Ronald E. Eslinger, 74, Paris, passed away at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at his home. A graveside service is 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Sugar Grove Cemetery. Pastor David Laborde will …

Darla Southard

Darla K. Southard, 60, Paris, passed away at 12:24 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2024, at Carle Hospital in Urbana. Services celebrating her life are at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 7, 2024, at Templeton Funeral …

Ovid Barkley

Ovid Eugene Barkley, 77, Paris, passed away at 3:12 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2024, at his home, surrounded by family. He was a retired farmer and ordained minister. A service celebrating his life …

Patricia Rigdon

Patricia Ellen Rigdon, 92, Paris, passed away Friday, March 1, 2024. She was retired after working at Zenith in Paris from the time they opened until they ultimately closed their doors.   …

Jerry Neidigh

Jerry Lee Neidigh, 77, Paris, formerly of Martinsville, passed away at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb.27, 2024, at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing. A service celebrating his life is 10:30 a.m. Monday, …

Bruce Cox

Bruce Owen Cox, 63, Paris, passed away at his residence, the date was not provided. His family will host a memorial service at a later date. More information and online condolences at …

Melvin Christenberry

Melvin L. Christenberry, Sr., 86, Paris, Illinois, passed away at 6:11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute, Ind. Upon his request, no services are …

Garry Sallee

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.— Garry Bob Sallee, 83, Terre Haute, passed away at 5:12 p.m., on Feb. 28, 2024, at the Cumberland Nursing Home in Greenup. Private family services will be held at a later …

Fred Quinn

COLUMBUS, Minn —Fred Russell Quinn Sr., 86, of Columbus, Minn., passed away peacefully at home on Feb.19, 2024. A graveside service will is 2 p.m., March 1 at Oak Park Cemetery in …

Sara Law

Sara Law Has photo Sara Sue Law, 91, Newport News, formerly Paris, passed away on Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, in Newport News, Va. She was a retired nurse and homemaker. A private family …

Gilbert Murray

CHRISMAN—Gilbert Edward “Gib” Murray, 82, Chrisman, died Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 at Horizon Health Hospital in Paris. A funeral service is 11 a.m. March 2 at Chrisman United …

Courtney Randall

Courtney Ann Randall, 44, Paris, passed away peacefully at 11:44 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at her home. She was a dietary aide for Paris Community Hospital for many years and had previously …

Kathryn Barrett

HUME—Kathryn Frances (Shurr) Barrett, 82, Metcalf, passed away at 4:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, at St. …

Judy Branson

Judy Branson, 79, Paris, passed away at 12:03 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2024, at Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing surrounded by family and friends. A funeral service is at 1 p.m. Monday, …

Marty Tomes

Marty Allen Tomes, 60 Terre Haute, Ind., formerly Paris, passed away at 2:46 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2024 at Union Hospital emergency room in Terre Haute. A funeral services is 2 p.m. CST Monday, …

Raymond Peters

Raymond Arlen Peters,87, Paris, passed away at 1:14 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, at Horizon Health. He was surrounded by family. A graveside service is at  12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13 at …

James Gilbert

James Clark Gilbert, 87, Brocton, passed away at 12:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, at Twin Lakes Rehab and Health Care in Paris. A graveside service is 2 p.m.  Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 at …

David Wingate

David Lee Wingate, 74, Chrisman, formerly Homer, shuffled off this mortal coil and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. At his request, no public services are planned. Templeton …

James Burgett

MARSHALL —James Lewis Burgett, 76, Kansas, formerly Marshall, passed away at 9:33 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, at his home. A service celebrating his life is at noon Friday, Feb. 9, 2024, at …

Richard Vice

Richard L. “Dick”  Vice, 92, Paris, passed away at 4:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, at Twin Lakes Rehab. A funeral service is 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at Stewart and …

Charles Humphrey

Charles Leonard Humphrey, 85, Paris, passed away at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind., on Feb. 1, 2024. A service celebrating his life is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, at Templeton …

Dorene Irish

Dorene Viola Irish, 100, Paris, received her angel wings on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. She can now be found in the “cheap seats” of Heaven’s stadium, which is where she said …

William St. Clair

HOUSTON, Texas—William Eli St. Clair, 92, Houston, formerly Brocton, passed away on Dec. 10, 2023, in Houston, Texas. A private burial was Dec. 18, 2023, at Forest Park Southwest Cemetery …

Buddy Addis

Buddy Lee Addis ,   89, of Noblesville, Ind., formerly Paris, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. A memorial service is 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, at Randall & Roberts Funeral …

Joshua Gent

Joshua B. Gent, 62, Paris, passed away on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, at his home. A memorial service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, at Community Bible Church in Paris. Stewart and Carroll Funeral …

Joanne Huffaker

CHRISMAN—Joanne M. Huffaker, 98, Indianapolis, peacefully passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, in Carmel, Ind. She was cared for by her son, Danny, and his partner, Kenny in their home for the …

Jane Bonwell

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.—Jane Marie Bonwell, 99, Terre Haute, Ind., passed away at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at The Commons at Honey Creek in Terre Haute. The family will host a memorial service …

Dwayne Walters

ASHMORE—Dwayne Raye Walters, 59, Ashmore, passed away at 9:14 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at Willow Breeze Hospice House in Mattoon. A graveside service is 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, at …

Clyde Hard

Clyde Edward “Eddie” Hard, 76, Paris, passed away at 6:27 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, at Paris Health and Rehab Center. No services are scheduled at this time. Stewart and Carroll …

Miles Davis

Miles Duane Davis, 39, Paris, formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 3:25 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, in the emergency room of Horizon Health. A memorial service in Ohio will be …

Marlyn Compton

Marlyn F. Compton, 85, of Paris, passed away at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, at Horizon Health, surrounded by family. A service is at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, at Templeton Funeral …