Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Judy Jones McWilliams


Judy Jones McWilliams, 64, passed away, January 26, 2016 at Yorktown Manor.

Judith Kay Jones was born on July 2, 1951, the daughter of Max W. Jones and Maxine (Hiatt) Jones.  She was one of identical twins.

Judy attended Eaton High School and married young during Vietnam.  She was a stay at home mother of three girls.

She is survived by her twin Janice Ann Walker (husband, Bill), of Muncie, her brother, Phillip Lee Jones (wife, Karen) of Franklin, TN, and her 90 year old mother, Maxine Jones of Muncie, three daughters: Suzette Rene Navarro (husband, Ernie) of Seattle, WA, Marcy Kay Aquino (husband, Gary) of Seattle, WA, and Jaime Lynn Taylor (husband, Mark) of White Bluff, TN; eight grandchildren: Michael Beall, Christopher Beall, Jonathan Navarro, Kimberly Navarro, James Lee Martin (wife, Rona), Dylan Martin, Brooklyn Taylor; four great-grandchildren: Katelyn Leigh Martin, Lucas James Martin, Mia Marie Martin, and Brantley Jay Martin.

Judy was preceded in death by her father, Max W. Jones, one grandchild, two cousins, aunts, uncles, and her grandparents.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 29, 2016 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, with Pastor Tony Collins officiating.  Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Eaton.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to: Animal Rescue Fund (ARF), 1209 W. Riggin Rd. Muncie, IN 47303.


Saturday, January 23, 2016

Dennis L. Morgan


Dennis L. Morgan, 75, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at his home.

The son of Loyd and Irene (Boyle) Morgan, Dennis was born on January 15, 1941 in Muncie.  He graduated from Eaton High School in 1959 and went on to serve his country in the US Navy from 1959 to 1963. 

On August 7, 1960, he married Barbara King in Bluffton.  Together they would have four children. 

Dennis worked for Indiana Bridge as a welder and then a foreman, retiring after 40 years of employment.  He was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge #433 F&AM and also served on the Eaton Volunteer Fire Department for over 15 years.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara Morgan, four daughters: Teresa Beall (husband, Tim), Sandra Couch (husband, Bryan), Sharon Stevens (husband, Mel), and Mary Wright; nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, January 25, 2016 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Pastor Mark Wilkerson officiating.  Burial with Military Rites by the Delaware County Veterans Honor Guard will follow in Thompson Cemetery, Gaston.

Visitation will be on Monday from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.

Memorials may be made in his name to the Little Red Door, 2311 W. Jackson St., Muncie, IN 47303.



Sunday, January 17, 2016

Crystal Lee Padgett




Crystal Lee Padgett, 25, of Eaton, Indiana, unexpectedly passed the morning of Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 6:37 at IU Ball Memorial Hospital.

Crystal was born January 5th, 1991 to William “Billy” and Sonya (Rizzo) Padgett at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana.  She graduated from Delta High School in 2009.  Crystal gave birth to her beautiful son, Kaylub Blaze Reibsome on January 5, 2009 (father, Brandon Reibsome).  

Crystal enjoyed playing softball, going on walks, playing with her son, and board games.  Most importantly Crystal absolutely loved being surrounded by family and close friends.  She was very generous and caring. She had a big heart and enjoyed helping others.

Crystal’s loving heart is survived by her son, Kaylub Reibsome; her parents: William “Billy” T. Padgett Jr. and Sonya (Rizzo) Padgett; three sisters: Loren Mansfield (husband, Austin), Breanna Padgett and Lyriah Padgett; nephew; Justyn Mansfield, grandparents: Debbie (Pankey) Rizzo, Linda (Swingley) Bailey, Lucian Rizzo II; uncles: Brett Bailey (wife, Amanda) Lucian Rizzo III, Dan Pankey (wife, Terri), cousins: Ryan and Ali Bailey, Alexis Keeley and Eric Pankey.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Rev. Bobby Thomas officiating.  Private burial will be in Union Cemetery, Eaton.

Visitation from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.

Crystal, you will be missed by many.  You touched many hearts with your gentle care.  You were taken too early.  You are now out of pain and can now look over all of us forced to live on without you.  I never got to tell you how much I love you.  You were a wonderful big sister.  You taught me very much.  You were always there for me when I needed you.  I will always have you in my heart.  I love you big sis.



Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Carolyn Jean Darnell

Gaston, IN

Carolyn Jean Darnell, 66, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 15, 2016 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Pastor Steve DeLisle officiating.  Private burial in Asbury Cemetery will follow the services.

Visitation will be on Friday from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, at the funeral home.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Eunice (Martin) Bunner


Eunice (Martin)  Bunner, 86, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Thursday, December 17, 2015.  Graveside services at Union Cemetery in Eaton, Indiana will be private for the family.



Monday, November 16, 2015

Cindy Duvall

Cindy Lee (Love) Duvall, 65, passed away peacefully at the AMG Specialty Hospital in Muncie, IN on Sunday, November 15, 2015, surrounded by her family.

She was born in the Wells County Hospital, Bluffton, Indiana on January 2, 1950, the 5th and youngest daughter of James and Juaniece (Morrision) Love.  She graduated from the 1st class of Delta High School in 1968, after attending Eaton School until the consolidation.  She attended Vincennes University for 3 years.  Following her college years, she was employed as a clerk at Ball Stores in Muncie and her favorite job there was playing the Ball Stores “Easter Bunny”.

She married David Duvall on August 9, 1981.  He preceded her in death on November 16, 2001.

Cindy was a member of the Eaton United Methodist Church and developed many close friendships with her church family.  She stayed in touch with her high school classmates and was very involved with her extended family.  She was a member of the Beta Theta Chapter of the Psi Iota XI Sorority.  She was an avid collector of angels and displayed them throughout her home.  She adored her children and grandchildren.  She was best known for her positive attitude and love of life.

Surviving are her two children, Emily Daly of Muncie, and Ian Duvall of Greenwood; step  children, Laura Janney (husband, Jeff) of Muncie, Leslie Duvall of Muncie, and Molly Duvall of Fort Wayne; three sisters, Dian Love of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Melanie Love of Boulder City, Nevada and Dr. Julie Alexander (husband, Gary) of Eaton; and her two grandchildren, Teagan and Avery Daly.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Juaniece Love, her sister Monnie (Love) Boykin, and mother-in-law, Lucille Duvall.

A celebration of Cindy’s life will be held a t 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Eaton United Methodist Church, 215 S. Elm St., Eaton, Indiana, with Pastor Roger Walby officiating.  You are welcome to wear brightly colored clothing in her honor as Cindy almost always dressed in bright colors.

Private burial will be in the Union Cemetery, Eaton.

Cindy’s family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Spahr, Cancer Center; Dr. Reddy, AMG Specialty Hospital, and Dr. Steiner, Ball Memorial Hospital and their exceptional staffs that provided such excellent care for Cindy during her extended stay.

Memorials may be made in her name to the Eaton United Methodist Church, P.O. 158, Eaton, IN, 47338.

The Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, Eaton, is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.  










Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Richard L. Smith Sr.

Eaton, IN

Richard L. Smith, Sr., passed away on November 2, 2015 at the Richard L. Roudebush VMAC Hospital, Indianapolis.

The son of William “Dude” and Pansy (Millspaugh) Smith, he was born on January 21, 1941 in Eaton.  Richard attended Eaton High School and served his country in the Navy.  In 1962 he married Linda Hankins in Jonesboro, Indiana and together they would have five children.

Richard was a truck driver, working for several companies including; Imperial Cabinets and Taylor and Taylor Trucking.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Linda Smith, five children: Tarinna Morris (Tracy), Diedra Smith (Colby Manzo), Mitzi Beeson (Paul), Richard L. Smith Jr. , and Darla Crouch (Dave), a brother, Harold “Max” Smith (Mary), grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Meghan Deckman (Joe) and their children: Aurora, Cameron, Dae, and Ellis, Tyler Morris (Hillary), children: Davin, Khloe, Quinn, and Jase, Holly Morris (Tim Davis), Leah Tolbert (Marvin North), children: Tristan, Donavon, Ashlynn, Braxton, and Brylon, Derek Mitchell (Kristin), children: Ayden, Mason, and Damian, Jonathon Bales, Ashley Tharp (Chester Bailey), children: Colton, and Bailey Hiers, Kylie Smith (Matt Waller) and their child, Kyndall, Austin Crouch and his son Raylin, and Sarah Crouch, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings: Bill Smith, Crystal Marine, Betty Foust, Uva “Tookie” Collins, and Janet Smoot.

A Graveside Funeral Service with Military Rites by the Delaware County Veterans Honor Guard, will be held at 11:00 am, on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Muncie with Pastor Andy Denniston officiating. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton.