Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Danny G. Millinix, Jr.


Shideler, IN

Danny G. Mullinix Jr, 38, went to be with the Lord with his family by his side on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at his home.

Danny was born on December 3, 1975 to Danny and Cheryl (VanPelt) Mullinix, in Muncie, Indiana. He attended Delta High School and played football there.

He married Rebecca Rexroat on April 19, 1997 in Gaston, Indiana.   He attended Open Gate Ministries as well as Glad Tidings Church.

Danny worked at Rock Tenn in Eaton for 20 years, was a member of the United Steel Worker, and enjoyed camping, fishing, and hunting.  What Danny loved most of all was his family and spreading the word of the Lord by ministering where he could.  Danny was Ordained through Messiah Bible Fellowship.

Suvivors include his wife, Rebecca, seven children, Michael Mullinix (Amillia), Doc Rouse-Mullinix, Nathan Mullinix (Janiece), Sara Mullinix, Nora Mullinix, Odis Mullinix, and Mark Mullinix; his parents, Danny Mullinix Sr and Cheryl Mullinix, two sisters, Michelle Pease (Brandi) and Jennifer Rouse (Mike), two grandchildren, Maddie and Hollyn, two sisters-in-law, Laura Vermillion (Todd), and Markie Rexroat, as well as several nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Open Gate Ministries, 10000 N County Road 525 W.  Gaston, IN 47342, with Pastor Eric Morgan officiating.  Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Muncie.

Visitation for friends and family will be at Open Gate Ministries on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and from 9:00 A.M. until services Saturday.

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

Memorials may be made in his name to Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 537, Eaton, IN 47338, to help defray funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Jeffrey W. Younce


Lewisville, IN

Jeffrey W. Younce, 61, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, July 11, 2014 at Hancock Regional Hospital.

Jeffrey was born on April 18, 1953 in Muncie, Indiana to Donald and Janet (Bales ) Younce.  He was a 1971 graduate of Wes-Del High School and went on to serve his country in the Navy.  

In 1980, Jeffrey earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Ball State University; Majoring in Criminal Justice, Social Studies, and Sociology.  In 1985 he earned his Master’s in Education from Ball State.

Jeffrey worked for Allied Barton Security at Lafayette Square in Indianapolis.

He is survived by his mother, Janet Younce,  companion, Carolyn Auten and her daughter, Lindsay Auten, two brothers: Steve Younce (Pat Barnes), and Randy Younce (Becky), a sister, Lynn Scroggins (Stephen), six nieces and nephews: Michelle Jennings (Matt), Jason Fuson (Brandy), Kevin Scroggins (Ginger), Devin Scroggins, Jordan Younce, and Kelsey Younce, as well as many friends. 

Jeffrey was preceded in death by his father, Donald Younce.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M.  July 15, 2014 at the Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, with Max James officiating.  Burial with Military Rites by the Delaware County Veterans Honor Guard will follow in Jones Cemetery, Muncie.

Visitation for family and friends will be at the funeral home on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. and one hour prior to services Tuesday.

Memorials may be made in his name to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214, the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, or the American Diabetes Association, 7363 East 21 St., Indianapolis, IN 46219.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

 

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Dianna Studebaker


Albany, IN
 
The Lord called home our loved one, Dianna Studebaker, on July 6, 2014.  If you were fortunate enough to know her, you know that her generosity was ever present, her work ethic was unsurpassed, and her kindness was unconditional.  Her family and friends were greatly blessed by her presence in their life.

Dianna was born on November 6, 1949 in Muncie to Harold and Betty (Bailey) Clevenger.  She was a 1968 graduate of Delta High School. 

On March 24, 1972, she married Gary Studebaker in Eaton.  Together they would raise their two children.  Dianna was a former member of Beta Sigma Phi.

Dianna loved flowers and worked at Marsh in the floral department but what she loved most of all was her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Gary Studebaker, a daughter, Shellie Goldman (husband, Sam), a son, Kirk Studebaker, her sister, Sandy Kirtley (husband, Terry), three grandchildren: Katie Studebaker, Chloe Goldman, and Sammy Goldman, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Dianna was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Betty Clevenger, and her mother-in-law, Nellie Studebaker.

Services will be private for the family.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, Eaton.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to: American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association P.O. Box 32698, Tucson, AZ, 85751 or for Neurofibromatosis research at:  NF, INC. NE, 9 Bedford St. Burlington, MA, 01803.

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Sharon Sue Morris


EATON, IN

Sharon Sue Morris, 66, went to be with the Lord, with her family by her side,  Thursday, June 26, 2014, at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.

Sharon was born on July 16, 1947 in Muncie to Cecil and Mary Jane (McKinley) Tharp.  She was a graduate of Eaton High School, class of 1965 and went on to study computers at Ivy Tech.

On December 11, 1965, in Eaton, she married Richard Morris and together they would have two sons.  Sharon worked for Delaware Community Schools as a Secretary at Eaton Elementary, retiring after 26 years of employment.  She attended the Eaton First Church of God and served on several committees.

She enjoyed knitting, sewing, baking, and taking walks with her dog Bridget.  Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Richard Morris, two sons; Jim Morris (Tonya), and Duane Morris (Melanie), her mother, Mary Jane Tharp, two brothers; Edwin Tharp (Kyle), Lynden Tharp (Linnea), two sisters; Cynthia Marquell (Richard), Theresa Bundy (Mike), six grandchildren: Jason Morris, Marissa Morris, Michael Morris, Jacob Morris, Benjamin Morris and Olivia Morris, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.

Sharon was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Tharp.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. July 1, 2014 at the Eaton First Church of God, 700 E. Harris St., Eaton, with Pastor Andy Denniston and Pastor Jason Hollar presiding.  Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Muncie.

Visitation for family and friends will be at the church on Monday, June 30, 2014 from 3:00 to 7:00 P.M. and one hour prior to services Tuesday.

Memorials may be made in her name to the Eaton First Church of God or St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center, 2020 Meridian St. Suite 230, Anderson, IN 46016.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, Eaton.

 

Friday, June 13, 2014

Henry Douglas Marcum


HARTFORD CITY, IN

Henry Douglas Marcum, 71, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Doug was born on November 2, 1942 to Henry Clay and Flora May (Winchester) Marcum in Spann Hill, Kentucky .

He worked as a mechanic, doing small engine repair at Rural King and worked at Littler Die Cast for 23 years prior. Doug enjoyed attending car shows and belonged to the Indiana Bluegrass Association and also assisted Union Cemetery Association in Eaton with burials and groundskeeping.

Survivors include his son, Douglas Patrick (Linnie) Marcum of Hartford City, grandchildren, Cassidy Dawn Marcum and Brittany Ann Marcum, great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Riddle, Caden Marcum, and Kyla Marcum, brother, Ronnie (Yvonne) Marcum of Cedar Hill, TN, sisters, Christine Williams of Dunkirk, Mary Hester Marcum of Monticello, KY and Marcella (John) Hudson of Hartford City as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Doug is preceded into eternal rest by his wife of twenty-three years, Marie O. (Conatser)Marcum, brother Paul and a sister, Betty Bowden.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014 in the Eaton First Baptist Church, 510 E. Columbia St., in Eaton with Pastor Mark Wilkerson presiding.  Burial will follow services at Union Cemetery of Eaton.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Monday at the church.

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

Wilma Jean Mickler


EATON, IN

Wilma Jean Mickler, 87, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

She was born on August 7, 1926 to Willie and Delia (Miller) Scaggs in Muncie, Indiana.  She attended Eaton High School and married William E. Mickler Sr., on August 4, 1945 in Muncie.

Jean was a homemaker, a member of the Eaton First Christian Church, where she served as Elder Emeritus,  American Legion Auxiliary, Delaware County Home EC Clubs for over 61 years, Church Women United, Christian Women’s Fellowship, and a former member of Parents Without Partners.  Jean served in numerous offices within those organizations.

Survivors include five children,  Bonnie Jo “BJ” Glenn of Eaton, William Jr. (Lucy) Mickler of Dunkirk, Darlene (Steve) Powell of Hawaii, Quinton Jay (Cathy) Mickler of Muncie, and John H.A. (Rhesa) Mickler of Carmel, nine grandchildren: Scott Miller, Mick Miller, Alex Mickler, Zack Mickler, Patrick Powell, Ashley Powell, Tony Brown, Brittany Mickler, and Jennifer Mickler;  10 great- grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, her  brother, Larry Leon (Donna) Scaggs, sister, Patricia Ann (Darrell) Terhune, sister-in-law, Pat Scaggs, as well as several loving cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, William, and brothers, James Edsel Scaggs, Lloyd Thomas Scaggs, Jerry Raymond Scaggs, and Richard Landon Scaggs.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 P.M.  on Monday, June 16, 2014 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Rev. Penny Brown  officiating.   A private burial will be held at the Gardens of Memory, Muncie.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 1:00 P.M to  4:00 P.M. on  Monday, June 16, 2014, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made in her name to the American Heart Association.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

 

Grace Ann Blair


MUNCIE, IN

Grace Ann Blair, 74, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Monday, June 9, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Grace was born on January 24, 1940 in Montezuma, Indiana to Harold and Maxine (Templeton) McMillian. She graduated from Hartford City High School in 1958.

She married Ned A. Blair on November 27, 1960 in Hartford City.  Together they would raise their three daughters.

Grace was a homemaker ,  a member of the Eaton United Methodist Church, Church Women United, the church choir, Bunko Club, a member of Beta Sigma Phi, Preceptor Beta Pi, for over 50 years, and was a long time member of the Royerton Home EC Club.

Grace especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren at the family campground and attending the class of 58 luncheons.

Survivors include three daughters, Nena Pearson (Gilbert Smith), Loretta  Kalka (Joe), and Ann Warfel (John), a brother, Harry Hummer (Kay) , one sister, Linda Hummer, eight grandchildren, Andre Pearson (Chrystal), Jessica Pearson, Rodney Pearson, Brandon Warfel, Cory Warfel, Amanda Campbell (Johnny Stinnet),  Christopher Campbell, and Curtis Campbell (Amanda), 14 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold McMillian and Maxine Hummer,  her husband, Ned Blair, and two sisters, Sandra Webber and Rose Mack.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.  at the Eaton United Methodist Church, 215 S. Elm St., Eaton, with Pastor Anna Shanks and Pastor Keith Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory in Muncie.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, June 15, 2014 from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M. at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church .

Memorials may be made in her name to the Eaton United  Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.watersfuneralhomes.com.

The family would like to thank the ICU and Oncology units at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital for the excellent care of their mother.