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‘TOGETHER AGAIN’ ALL SCHOOL REUNION, MAY 5, 2013
Sheridan, Marion-Adams 123rd School Reunion
Annual Alumni Gathering
Reservations for the meal must be made in advance. Mail to:
Deadline April 29, 3013 (For late reservations call 317-758-5170 and pay at the door)
If you cannot attend, we would still like to hear from you. Send your letters or email to:
OBITUARIES - April 2013LAVERE MAURICE CRAWFORD, age 86 ofSheridan, passed away March 1, 2013 at his home. He was born July 27, 1926, in Pickard, Ind., to Homer Cliffton and Carrie Alma (Boyer) Crawford. He was a longtime farmer and a member of Hills Baptist Church at Pickard. He married Barbara Janice (McKinney) Crawford on April 6, 1947; she survives.
He is also survived by his son, John (Laura) Crawford ofSheridan; a daughter, Marna (Kim) Hollingsworth ofSheridan; a brother, Warren Crawford of Kirklin, Ind.; a sister: Willadean Pitzer of Kirklin; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.
Burial: Hills Baptist Church Cemetery, Pickard, Ind.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com
BETTY J. MOORE, age 73 of Sheridan, passed away March 5, 2013, following an extended illness. She was surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born September 9, 1939, in Beechwood, Indiana, to Donel R. and Marjorie (Partlow) Law. Following her graduation from Sheridan High School in 1957, she married her soul mate, Kenny R. Moore, September 1, 1957. He passed away February 9, 2012.
Betty was a homemaker and assisted her late husband with all aspects of farming. She was a true people person and loved nothing more than entertaining a house full of friends and family. Also, she worked for several years for the Transportation Department of Sheridan Schools. Betty loved gardening and raising flowers……but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by a son, Jay Alan Moore of Sheridan, a daughter, Gay Lynn (William) Mitchell, of New Port Richey, Florida; grandchildren, Kelsey Childers, Heather Nyberg (Eric), Kole McClain, Morgan Moore, and Joel Moore; great grandchildren, Jayden Childers, Kadence Voege, Dayne Voege, Carter Ellis, Makynze Ellis. Also surviving are her mother, Marjorie Law of Tipton; brothers, Richard Law of Atlanta, John V. Law (Christine) of Tipton, and Donel Gene Law (Susie) of Tipton; sister, Bernetta S. Scott (Larry) of Atlanta; Sister-in-law, Jane Moore of Noblesville; special friends and caregivers, Penny Cain and Cody Cain; and her beloved 4-legged companions Roscoe and Diesel; and Bandit the Cat.
She was preceded in death by her father and her husband; Brother-in-law: Howard Moore and sister-in-law, Nancy Law.
Burial will follow at Crown View Cemetery, Sheridan.
DELEPHINE BLAZIER, age 73 of Sheridan, passed away March 11, 2013 at Parkwood Healthcare Center in Lebanon, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Novembr 25, 1939, at Johnson's Mill in Lee County, Virginia, the daughter of Judge Finley and Cornie Daisy (Vaughn) Light. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church.
Although she worked for several years as a machinist at Biddle Manufacturing Company in Sheridan, her top priority was always her family. As a homemaker, she was devoted to her husband and children and was a loving "mom-mom" who delighted in spoiling each and every one of her grandchildren.
Delphine is survived by 2 sons; Edward York (Janice) of Whitestown, and James Edward "Eddie" Boggs (Ruth Ann) of Sheridan; 1 daughter, Donna Lynn Blazier-Roys (Darrin) of Lebanon; 12 grandchildren; John, Joseph and Brandon York; Nathan Bougher; Brooklynn Martin; Darrah, Emmy and River Roys; Stephanie Jones; Bridget, Jimmy and Dee Dee Boggs; 5 great great grandchildren; Kanisha, Johnny and Jacob York; and Daphne and Destiny York. She is also survived by her sister, Lorraine Phelps of Noblesville; 2 step brothers, Paul Boggs (Virginia) of Tennessee, and Clifford Boggs of Alabama; 1 step sister, Susan Middleton of Virginia; many nieces and nephews; and Tisha, her beloved "pug".
She was preceded in death by both parents; first husband, Ernest Edward York in 1987 and second husband, Donald A. Blazier in 2003; grandson Joshua Tyler Blazier; brother Enoch Burton Light and a sister Vella Lee Houston.
Burial will be at Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan.
JUANITA THOMPSON, age 92 of Sheridan, passed away March 13, 2013, at Sheridan Healthcare Center. Born May 5, 1920, in Boone County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Wiley and Maude (Wright) Walker. She was a 1938 graduate of Sheridan High School. On June 18, 1939 she married Larue Thompson, he preceded he in death on April 7, 1996.
Juanita was Secretary/Treasurer for the Sheridan School System for over 26 years, retiring in 1988, but she continued volunteering at the Superintendant’s office for many years after her retirement. She was also a homemaker and assisted her late husband with farming.
She was an active member of the Terhune United Methodist Church and Ladies Aide, as well as the Boone County Homemakers Extension Club in Marion Township. She was a member of the Sheridan Chapter of the Sweet Adelines singing group. Juanita and her husband were avid square dancers. She loved gardening and was known in the community for her lovely vegetable and tomato harvests.
She is survived by 3 sons, Robert L. “Butch” Thompson (Gloria) of Martinsville, Jeffrey J. Thompson (Kathy) of Sugar Grove, Illinois, and Randall J. Thompson (Liz) of Fayetteville, Arkansas; 4 grandchildren, Troy Thompson, Wendy Spoor, Suzanne Thompson and Scott Thompson; and two great grandchildren, Delaney and Madelyn Spoor.
She was preceded in death by her husband, both parents, her son Don K. and two sisters, Jean Walker and Elsie Fern Hillock.
Burial: Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan.
Memorial contributions may be made to Terhune United Methodist Church.
ANNABELLE HARRISON, age 80 of Jolietville, Indiana, passed away March 17, 2013, at St Vincent Carmel Hospital. Born November 24, 1932 in Clinton County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Jessie Alva and Louella (Pitzer) Tudor. She attended Jolietville School and Westfield High School.
Annabelle is survived by her husband John A. Harrison, Sr., whom she married on May 25, 1950. Other survivors include 1 son, John A. Harrison, Jr. (Shelby) of Carmel, 1 daughter Pamela Cullison of Indianapolis, 1 sister, Helen Wills of Sheridan, a niece Corliss Henson and son Chad Clark; 1 nephew Ricky (Lori) Bannon and children Gunner and Kylie; and “Babs” her 4-legged baby.
She was preceded in death by both parents, 2 daughters and a brother in law, Don Wills
Burial: Eagle Creek Cemetery south of Jolietville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
GLORIA JUNE “DUNIE” EDWARDS, age 65 of Sheridan, passed away March 18, 2013, at the St. Vincent Hospice Center in Indianapolis. Born January 28, 1948 in Tipton, Indiana, she was the daughter of Jessie and June (Townsend) Brenton. She was a graduate of Jackson Central High School in Arcadia, Indiana.
On March 15, 2003 she married Paul E. Edwards, he survives her. Other survivors include; her daughter, Claudette L. (Dennis) Breen of Sheridan; two grandchildren, Shelly Breen and John Breen; one brother, Mike Parnell of Arcadia; and two sisters, Patty (Gerry) Griffin of Cicero and Donetta Stephens of Tipton.
She was preceded in death by both of her parents.
GERALD O. “GABBY” HOPKINS, age 79 of Sheridan, passed away March 22, 2013. He was born on October 14, 1933 to the late Lloyd and Sylvia Hopkins. Gerald proudly served in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was married to Margaret (Driscoll) Hopkins on August 29, 1959 in Columbus, Indiana. He enjoyed bird watching with his wife, working on word searches and loved to joke.
MARY ESTHER FOSTER LAYNE, age 97 of Sheridan, passed away March 25, 2013, at Spring Mill Meadows in Indianapolis. Born October 2, 1915 in Sheridan, Indiana, she was the daughter of Charles and Sarah (Hutchens) Foster. Mary was a graduate of Sheridan High School and was a member of the Sheridan Six Points Wesleyan Church. She was a homemaker that had a true flair for interior design. Together she and her husband, a land developer and home builder, owned and operator Del Layne, Inc. She assisted in the designing and decorating of over 3500 homes throughout Indiana as well as the Dayton, Ohio area.
Survivors include a son: Thom Layne of Fishers; two daughters, Kristy Layne and Kathy Layne-Stryker, both of Indianapolis; 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
Burial: Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Sheridan Six Points Wesleyan Church.
ALBERT SCOTT KELLER, age 86 of Cicero, passed away March 26, 2013 at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. He was born on January 31, 1927 to the late Albert and Geneva (Potts) Keller, and lived much of his life in the Indianapolis and Hamilton County areas. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
REV. ROBERT RINKENBERG, Pastor Emeritus of Six Points Wesleyan Church in Sheridan, Indiana, passed away March 31, 2013 at age 88. He was born December 8, 1924 in Marshall County, Indiana, south of Plymouth, on a farm near Twin Lakes. He was the youngest of 3 children born to Leyland and Edna Staley (VanVactor) Rinkenberg. He grew up during the depression years, and attended one-room schools until 1938 when he and his family moved north of Plymouth, near the Shiloh Wesleyan Church. He was a 1942 graduate of LaPaz H.S. and a 1955 graduate of Marion College (IWU) where he earned a Bachelor of Religion degree. He gave 63 years of service to the Church, including 37 years of pasturing at 5 Indiana churches. He retired in 1990, after pastoring the Sheridan Wesleyan Church for 19 years. He was a member of the Sheridan Six Points Wesleyan Church. His hobbies were gardening and raising “night crawlers”. He was noted in the community for his summer harvests of fruits and vegetables.
He is survived by his wife Phyllis (Maxson) Rinkenberg, whom he married on June 13, 1948. He is also survived by three sons: Stephen (Melanie) Rinkenberg of Felton, Delaware, Buddy (Sue) Rinkenberg of Kokomo and Keith (Ellen) Rinkenberg of Sheridan; nine Grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother David; a sister Mary Helen Sherwood; and one granddaughter Kathryn Jean Rinkenberg.
Burial: New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth, Indiana
In lieu of flowers, donations should be given to the Six Points Wesleyan Church Building Fund, Sheridan, Indiana.
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