Obituaries

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 …

Melissa Knight

Melissa G. Knight, 60, Paris, passed away at 7:20 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, at her residence.  She was a homemaker. A visitation is from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024, at …

Gregory Vaughn

COCOA BEACH, Fla. — Gregory Keith Vaughn,70, Paris, passed away in Cocoa Beach, Fla. on Nov. 24, 2023. He was staying with family in Rockledge Fla. due to illness.  In honor of his …

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Carol Wood

Carol Jean Wood, 80, Paris, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living in Chrisman. No services are planned.  Templeton Funeral Home is assisting the …

Rex Brimner

Rex Allen Brimner, 85, Paris, passed away at 5 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2024, with his family by his side. A funeral service is at noon on Jan. 12 at Stewart and Carroll funeral home. Burial will …

William Johnson

William Brian Johnson, 49, of Decatur, Ga., formerly of Paris, passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2023, at his home. Interment will be private at a later date. A visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. CST on …

Belinda Hamill

Belinda Carolyn Hamill, 72, of Paris, passed away Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. She was a homemaker and a self-employed caregiver. Burial will be private, …

Ronald Mills

Ronald Mills No picture- needs flag Ronald Lee Mills, 75, of Chrisman, passed away Friday, Jan. 5, 2024, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. He was retired after working 28 years in the …

John Hodgson

John Allen Hodgson, 78, of Hume, passed away at 9:48 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024, at Horizon Health in Paris. He was a former employee of the University of Illinois. At his request, no public …

Leona Nickles

Leona Christine Nickles, 94, Paris, passed away at 12:14 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center in Urbana. Graveside services are at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2024, at …

Linda Smith

OAKLAND —Linda Marie Smith, 76, Oakland, formerly Paris, passed away peacefully on Jan. 3, 2024, after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. She was surrounded by her children and sister at …

James Heighton

   TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — James (Jim) Heighton, 60, of Terre Haute, Ind., formerly Paris, passed away peacefully on Dec. 30, 2023, at Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. with his …

Beverly Davis

Beverly Ann Davis, 96, of Paris, formerly of Oro Valley, Ariz., passed away at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024, at her home. Interment will be private in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Ky., at a …

Julia Robinson

Julia Ann Robinson, 98 of Charleston, passed away at 3:27 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2023, at her residence. A funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at Templeton Funeral Home. Burial will follow in …

Suzanne Pearman Van Strien

Suzanne K. Pearman Van Strien, 86, of Kissimmee, Fla., formerly Paris, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 2, 2023.  A celebration of life service and interment will be held at the …

James Stagg

James Allan Stagg, Sr., 84, of Paris, formerly of Newnan, Ga., passed away at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2023, at Carle Hospital in Urbana. A memorial mass in Georgia will be scheduled at a later …

Thomas Anderson

Thomas L. Anderson, 87 of Paris, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2023 at his residence.   Interment is private in Edgar Cemetery at a later date. A visitation is from 2 p.m. -4 p.m. on …

Hal Fonner

CHRISMAN— Hal Richard “Dick” Fonner, 93, passed away at 3:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023, at Clinton Gardens in Clinton, Ind. A graveside service is 1 p.m. on Wednesday, …

Fred Wineland

MARSHALL — Fred M. “Mitch” Wineland of Marshall, formerly of Chrisman, passed away Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023 at Clearvista Lake Health Campus in Indianapolis,Ind. after a five-year …

Kenneth Ormiston

Kenneth Lee Ormiston, 90, of Paris, died Monday, Dec.18, 2023, at his home with his wife and family at his side. He was a farmer and family man. The family will host services at 10 a.m. on Dec. …

Juanita Eggleston

Juanita Watson Eggleston, 92, of Centennial, Colo., formerly of Paris, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023. She was retired after more than 20 years as a registered nurse with Paris Community …

William Sexton

William Lee Sexton, 50, of Paris, passed away at 3:28 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at Hilltop Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation in Charleston. No public services are planned. Interment will be …

Christopher Reedy

Christopher Lowell Reedy, 48 of Paris, passed away at 4:12 p.m. Sunday, Dec.10, 2023, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. A funeral service is 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023, at Templeton Funeral …

James Lauher

KANSAS – James Franklin Lauher, 80, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, with his loving family at his side. A Memorial Service is 11 a.m. …

Thomas Baker

Thomas G. Baker, 85 of Paris, passed away at 5:34 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at Harrison’s Crossing Health Campus in Terre Haute, Ind. He was a geologist at the Illinois Department of …

Gary Kaplon

Gary Lee Kaplon, 72, of Kansas, formerly of Lake Station, Ind., passed away at 1:31 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, at his home. At his request, no public services are planned. Interment will be private …

Cynthia Tucker

GREENSBORO, Ga.- Cynthia “Cindy” Droy Tucker, 71, of Greensboro, Ga., formerly Paris, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023. A Memorial Service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024, at …

Suzanne Hewitt

Suzanne “Suzie” Marie Hewitt, age 71, of Paris, passed away at 1:11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023, at her home with her family by her side. Services will be private. Stewart and …

Donald Pruiett

Pastor Donald Curtis Pruiett, 79, of Paris, went to be with his Lord at 12:03 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his family. A service celebrating his life is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, …

Lilie Davis

Lillie Evelyn Davis, 93, of Paris, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Friday, Dec.8, 2023, at the home of her daughter in Indianapolis, Ind. She was a retired nurse practitioner. A memorial service is …

Arnold Wilson

Arnold K. “Arnie” Wilson, 85, of Paris, passed away on the evening of Dec. 7, 2023, at Twin Lakes Rehab and Health. He was also a beloved bus driver of bus #11 for more than 40 years …

Nancy Foote

Nancy Ellen Foote, 84 of Paris, passed away at 9:16 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 at her residence. Services celebrating her life are 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2023 at Templeton Funeral Home with …

Timothy Yates

CHRISMAN- Timothy Yates, 65, of Hoopeston, formerly of Chrisman, passed away on Friday, Dec.1, 2023. A mass of Christian burial is 11 a.m. Friday, Dec.15, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 423 S. Third …

Jerald Henness

Jerald A. “Jerry” Henness, 85 of Paris, passed away at 10:29 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, at the Gibson Family Center For Hospice Care in Terre Haute, Ind. He was a machinist for Danville …

Carla Knight

METCALF - Carla Louise “Betsy” Knight, 92, of Metcalf, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2023, at her home. She was a homemaker and had also worked at the former Zenith Company of Paris. …

Paul Ruff

Paul Howard Ruff, 75, of Paris, passed away at 1:37 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, at Horizon Health. He retired after more than 30 years as Administrator/Manager for the City of Paris and the Village …

Richard Walker

Richard S. Walker, 69, of Paris, passed away at 8:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was the owner and operator of Walker Heating & Cooling since 1990. …

Fred Gates

Fred D. Gates, 78, of Paris, passed away at 11:46 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov.29, 2023, at The Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care surrounded by family. A funeral service is 11 a.m. Dec. 9 at …

Leland Grooms

MARSHALL – Leland Kenneth Grooms Sr., 78, Jamestown, Tenn., formerly of Marshall, passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center at Cookeville, Tenn. A visitation is …

Richard Melendez

Richard Isaiah Melendez, 86, Paris, formerly of Los Angeles, Calif., passed away 10:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, at Paris Health and Rehab Center. He was retired after many years as a drafting …

Paul Coon

OAKLAND – Paul Hugh Coon, 91, Oakland, passed away Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. A funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Krabel Funeral Home and …

Marilyn Smitley

MARSHALL – Marilyn Sue Smitley, 80, Marshall, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. Mass of the Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Mary's …

Martha Duckworth

Martha Marsonne Duckworth, 69, Paris, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, 2023, at her home. Interment will be private at a later date. Visitation is 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3, at Templeton …

Harry Wilson

MARSHALL – Harry W. Wilson, 81, Riley, Ind., passed away 4:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, in the Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care, Terre Haute, Ind. A funeral service is 1 p.m. Saturday, …

Sylvia Kuhn-Cope

MARSHALL – Sylvia D. Kuhn-Cope, 74, Marshall, passed away 6:37 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023, at her home surrounded by her family. A Mass of the Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at …

John Wax

NEWMAN – John E. Wax, 72, Newman, passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living Center in Chrisman. A visitation is 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 24, at Newman United …

Robert Lee

MARSHALL – Robert W. Lee, 77, Marshall, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. Per his request, there will be no services. More information at …

Julie Hopkins

NEWMAN – Julie E. Hopkins, 66, Newman, passed away Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023, at Newman Rehab and Health Care Center.  A visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, at Joines Funeral Home. …

Joanna Knoepfel

Joanna Jane Knoepfel, 59, Paris, passed away at 10:38 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, at her home with her family at her side. A funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at Templeton Funeral …

Stewart Reeley

Stewart Mark Reeley, 74, Paris passed away 12:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care. He retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation after over 29 years …

Mark Tyler

MARSHALL – Mark L. Tyler, 74, Paris, passed away 11:56 PM Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Masonic services followed by a service in honor of his life is 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Pleasant Hill …

Judith McConchie

MARSHALL – Judith Ann McConchie, 83, Marshall, passed away 3:56 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. A funeral service is 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 19, at First United …

Clara Hewitt

Clara Melissa “Jackie” Jacobs Hewitt, 95, Dickinson, Texas, and formerly of Paris, passed away 8:33 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, at her residence. Private graveside services will be …

Susan Sanders

MARSHALL – Susan Kathryn Frederick Sanders, 69, of Gilbert, Ariz., passed away peacefully at her home. A celebration of life is 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 , at St. Mary’s Parish. More information at …

Glen Dooley

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Glenn Zell Dooley, 65, Terre Haute, Ind., passed away 3:09 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at Union Hospital. No services are planned at this time. Mr. Dooley was born …

Barbara Abernathy

Barbara Fern Abernathy, 70, Paris, passed away 8:24 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023, at Paris Healthcare Center. A memorial visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home. …

Larry Lindley

MARSHALL – Larry Lee Lindley, 83, Marshall, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at home. A graveside service is 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, at Marshall Cemetery and visitation is 4 …

Daniel Clark

Daniel Duncan “Papaw” Clark, 76, of Titusville, Pa., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, at UPMC Hamot. He had a successful career as a sales district manager with …

John Young

John E. Young, 75, Paris, formerly of Lorain, Ohio, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living. A graveside service with military honors is Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Danville …

Mary Ruth Clark

Mary Ruth Clark Mary Ruth Clark, 87, of Paris, passed away at 6:38 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, at Horizon Health. A service celebrating her life is 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Templeton Funeral …

Thomas Fitzgerald

Thomas William Fitzgerald, 69, Paris, passed away at 12:52 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, at Horizon Health in Paris. He was a welder. A funeral service is 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at Stewart …

Ann Harris

Ann Marie Harris, 50, Paris, passed away 10:38 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023, at Horizon Health Hospital.  She was a homemaker. Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in Vermilion …

John Coogan

John Richard “Dick” Coogan, 83, Paris, formerly of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away 11:01 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, 2023, at his home. Interment with military rites will be in Edgar Cemetery at …

Mary Kavanaugh

Mary Theresa Mulhall Kavanaugh, 88, Chrisman, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, at Accolade Healthcare in Savoy. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. More information at …

James Staley

MARSHALL – James L. Staley, 75, of Marshall, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023, in Community East Hospital, Indianapolis. Private graveside services will be at a later date. More information …

Jeffrey Seals

MARSHALL – Jeffrey E. Seals, 44, Paris, formerly of Marshall, passed away 11:20 AM Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, in Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon. A memorial service is 4 p.m. Saturday, …

Mary Craun

Mary R. “Mike” Craun, 95, Paris, passed away 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, at Paris Health and Rehab Center. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 10, 2023, at Templeton Funeral …

Sharon Sutton

Sharon K. Sutton, 71, Paris, passed away 4:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023, at her residence. A funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at CrossPoint Apostolic Sanctuary with Pastor Andrew …

Doyle Entrican

Doyle Eugene Entrican, 69, Paris, passed away at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice in Terre Haute, Ind. He retired after 46 years as a clerk for the United States …

Dianna Lepper

Dianna Lynn Lepper, 67, Paris, formerly of Indianapolis, Ind., passed away at 11:38 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, at Horizon Health. No public services are planned. More information at …

James Lankster

James Calvin Lankster, 94, Paris, passed away at 9:07 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, at Twin Lakes Rehab & Health Care. He retired in 1981 after 25 years as a forklift operator with General Motors …

Ronald Martin

Ronald L. Martin, 75, of Paris, passed away at 5:09 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, at Horizon Health.  Services are pending at this time. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is assisting the …

Kleon Baker

OAKLAND —Kleon Wayne “Sean” Baker, 79, of Oakland, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2023, at his home. No public services are scheduled at this time. More information at Krabel Funeral …

Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Ann Davis, 71, of Paris, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, at her home. No public services are scheduled. More information at www.krabelfuneralhome.com.

Tifffany Roan

Tiffany Renee Roan, 49, Paris, passed away 2:34 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the former Director of Nursing at Life’s Journey of Paris and had …