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|Warren D. Franklin - October 29, 2014|
Warren D. Franklin, 81, of Spencer, passed away on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at The Waters in Martinsville. He was born in Owen County on April 9, 1933 to Jason Franklin and Eva May Franklin Shook. Warren served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was self employed and later worked for Davis Cameras in Indianapolis repairing cameras. After retiring from his Indianapolis job, he worked at Spencer Wal-Mart in the sporting goods...
|Carolyn Sue Lawrence Ernst - October 25, 2014|
Carolyn Sue Lawrence Ernst, 74, of Gosport, passed away at IU Health Bloomington, Saturday, October 25, 2014. She was born in Marion County on March 18, 1940 to Carl and Celestia (Burkett) Summerlot. Carolyn was a 1958 Spencer High School graduate. She went on to business college in Bloomington. Carolyn worked as a secretary in the Owen County Extensions Office in the 1960's and later, 1970-1990's worked in the Gosport and Spencer...
|Donald Bowman - October 2, 2014|
Donald G. Bowman, 80 of Spencer, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2014 at Owen Valley Health Campus. He was born in Danville, Indiana on March 6, 1934, to Harry and Lela (Shepherd) Bowman. Don was an Army Veteran. He was a retired groundskeeper for Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Mr. Bowman was a member of the Spencer American Legion.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and his wife whom passed in 2012, Patricia (Fulk)...
|Donald E. Simpson - October 1, 2014|
Donald E. Simpson, 56, of Spencer, passed away at his residence on Monday, October 1, 2014. He was born in Greencastle on February 11, 1958. His parents were Lowell Simpson and Barbara (Keith) Morrison. Don was a 1976 graduate of Owen Valley High School. He then joined the US Marines, serving as a plane's captain in the mechanical field. Later, he served in the Marine Corps Reserve, worked at GE, Bloomington plant and most recently was...
|Wanda (Wilson) Cradick - September 18, 2014|
Wanda M. Cradick, 86, of Spencer, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014 at The Residence of McCormick's Creek. She was born on June 17, 1928 in Owen County to Wayne and Sophia (Meek) Wilson. She was a graduate of Gosport High School in 1946. She worked as a cook for the Owen County Jail. Wanda was a member of Bethany Presbyterian Church, Greencastle Moose Lodge Ladies Auxiliary, and Bethany Church Ladies Aide. She enjoyed spending time...
|Mildred Naomi (Hawkins) Smith - September 17, 2014|
Mildred Naomi Smith, 78, of Spencer, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at IU Health Hospital in Bloomington. She was born September 14, 1936 in Monroe County to Dencle and Christal (Elgar) Hawkins. She was a member of Hillside Church of Christ and enjoyed farming and family vacations.
Mrs. Smith is survived by a son, James L. Smith of Spencer; two daughters, Jannie Shepard and Wanda Beck, both of Spencer; a brother, Richard Hawkins ...
|Ruth Lorraine Long - September 14, 2014|
Ruth Lorraine Long, 85, of Mooresville, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born July 4, 1929 in Patricksburg to Renos and Goldie (Graham) Long. She was a member of Spencer Nazarene Church. She enjoyed stringing beads, puzzles and watching soap operas.
She is survived by two sisters, Joanna Pottorff of Indianapolis and Evelyn Clark of Spencer and several nieces and nephews.
|Donna R. Galimore - September 11, 2014|
Donna R. Galimore, 88, of Spencer, passed away on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at IU Health Bloomington. She was born in Owen County on April 2, 1926 to Charles and Margaret (Gentry) Patterson. She was a graduate of Freedom High School. Mrs. Galimore was baptized in the body of Christ.
She is survived by sons, Michael (Kathy) Galimore of Bloomington and Terry (Linda) Galimore of Missouri; grandsons, Jonathan (Helen) Galimore and...
|Barbara Lee Tryon - September 7, 2014|
Barbara Lee Tryon, 69, of Spencer, passed away at IU Health Bloomington Hospital on Sunday, September 7, 2014. She was born in Neoga, Illinois on August 2, 1945 to Oscar and Eula (Cameron) Young. She attended Mattoon High School with the class of 1963. Mrs. Tryon was a member of the Owen Valley Christian Fellowship in Spencer. She enjoyed cooking, antiquing, decorating and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Tryon is...
|William "Bill" Argenbright - August 27, 2014|
William "Bill" Argenbright, 57, of Spencer, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. He was born on January 22, 1957 in Indianapolis to Harry Galen and Bernice (Kestner) Argenbright. He was a 1975 graduate of Arlington High School. He worked for Thomas Skinner, Inc., R&L Dies, Crown Paper Box, Shorewood Packaging, and Scientific Laboratory Installations, Inc. He was a member of Spencer Presbyterian Church and attended services...
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