Recent obituaries

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Marsha Robets Cornett

Marsha Darlene Roberts Cornett, 79, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at her home, with family by her side. She was born to Jesse and Wilma in Kokomo, Indiana,...
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Marsha Robets Cornett

JoAnn Purnell

JoAnn Purnell, 59, Peru, passed away at 9:10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at her home. She was born April 16, 1958, in Huntington, West Virginia, the daughter of...
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JoAnn Purnell

Danny Shackelford

Danny Gene Shackelford passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, surrounded by the love of his family and friends. Danny was born Oct. 24, 1950, in Howard County,...
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Danny Shackelford

Gary Lybrook

Gary C. Lybrook, 84, Bloomington, formerly of Kokomo, passed away unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, Nov. 18, 2017, at IU Health Hospital in Bloomington. He was...
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Gary Lybrook

Gary Pickering

On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, the trumpets sounded and the gates of Heaven opened and Gary was called home.
On July 24, 1952, Gary Lynn "Pick" Pickering was born...
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Gary Pickering

Donnabelle Ulerick

Donnabelle M. Ulerick, 86, Kokomo, passed away early Friday morning, Nov. 17, 2017, at her home in Kokomo. She was born March 8, 1931, in Logansport to Gilbert...
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Donnabelle Ulerick

Donald Dobbs

Donald Richard Dobbs, 71, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Don was born on April 11, 1946, to Dewitt and Julia Dobbs in New Castle,...
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Donald Dobbs

Precious Majors

Precious Jewell Majors Sr., 72, Kokomo, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. On Nov. 15, 1945, he was born in Guthrie, Tennessee, to the late James W. and Ezma...
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Precious Majors

Bessie Heathcoat

Bessie Heathcoat, 91, is safe in the arms of JESUS! Hallelujah! Bessie left her earthly body to begin her eternal life Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Wellbrooke of...
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Bessie Heathcoat

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Recent death notices

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Gary Lybrook

Gary C. Lybrook, 80, Bloomington, formerly of Kokomo, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in Bloomington.
Arrangements are pending with Murray...
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Gary Lybrook

Matthew Brady

Matthew L. Brady, 39, of Michigantown, passed away at 12:38 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Arrangements are pending with Stout & Son Funeral Home in Russiaville.
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Matthew Brady

James Smith

James Smith, 81, of Kokomo, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital at 5:19 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12. Services are pending with Bluitt and Son Funeral Home.
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James Smith

William Stonestreet, II

William P. Stonestreet, II, 18, Kokomo, passed away at 1:50 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending with Stout...
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William Stonestreet, II

Richard Murphy

Richard D. "Monk" Murphy, 86, Kokomo, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.
Funeral services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, First Evangelical Presbyterian...
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Richard Murphy

Janet Showalter

Janet Marjorie Showalter, 88, Kokomo, passed away, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at St. Vincent Kokomo.
Arrangements are pending with Shirley & Stout Funeral Home &...
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Janet Showalter

Rebecca Love

Rebecca Mae Love, 81, passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Kokomo.
Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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Rebecca Love

Jeannie Baer

Jeannie Baer, 85, Cincinnati, Ohio, formerly of Kokomo, passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 4, 2017.
Arrangements are pending with Shirley & Stout Funeral Home...
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Jeannie Baer

Jo Ann Rinehart

Jo Ann Rinehart, 91, Kokomo died at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at her home.
Arrangements are pending with Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville.
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Jo Ann Rinehart

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Funeral, graveside and memorial services

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William Pope Jr.

William "Bill" F. Pope Jr., 71, Russiaville, died at 1:52 p.m. Nov. 19, 2017.
Services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville.
Visitation: 4...
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William Pope Jr.

Frederick Hilligoss

Frederick Hilligoss, 84, Kokomo, died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Aperion Health Care.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory....
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Frederick Hilligoss

Robert Duke

Robert Eugene Duke Sr., 80, passed away Nov. 18, 2017. Arrangements are pending with Ellers Mortuary & Cremation Center.
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Robert Duke

Betty Armstrong

Betty Armstrong 70, Burlington, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Faith Church of Christ, 1701 S. Michigan St.,...
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Betty Armstrong

Arthur Catt

Arthur James Catt, 42, Kokomo, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. Private family services will be held at a later date. The...
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Arthur Catt

Douglas Coffey

Douglas Gene Coffey, 62, Kokomo, passed away on Nov. 15, 2017. A visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel. A full...
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Douglas Coffey

Granville Hattery

Granville D. Hattery, 85, Rochester, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Services: 1 p.m. Sunday at Mexico Church of the Brethren. Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery...
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Granville Hattery

Glen Miller

Glen "Dale" Miller, 76, Kokomo, passed away Nov. 15, 2017.
Services: Noon Monday at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd. Visitation: 10 a.m. to...
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Glen Miller

Rosemary Hamilton

Rosemary June Hamilton, 99, of Kokomo, passed away at her residence on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Arrangements are pending with Ellers Mortuary and Cremation Center.
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Rosemary Hamilton

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Condolences forPrecious Majors
Daddy, you are my hero...You were always teaching, and thinking- I was always wanting to learn and listen. I love you, I miss you Daddy...Rest easy... Read more
By Matthew Majors

Condolences forGary Pickering
I was reminded by a friend who used to be in my youth group that this was the fellow who always waved at us as I picked up children on Wednesday... Read more
By Joe Toren

Condolences forMartha Wetekamp
Dear Jim, Amanda, Gus and Gwen, We are so very sorry about the passing of your mother (in law) and grandmother. I know she will be dearly ... Read more
By The Trossman Family