Friday, March 20, 2015

Dale E. Parsons


Dunkirk, IN

Dale E. Parsons, 60, passed away, Thursday, March 19, 2015, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Muncie, on May 28, 1954 to Charles and Garnet (Musselman) Parsons, and graduated from Delta High School.

Dale has been involved in farming since he was 10 years old. He later became the owner of his own business, Parsons Construction.

He married Leila Black on August 5, 1978 in Gas City.

Survivors include his wife, Leila, of 36 years; three daughters, Kirsten Parsons (Donnie Anacker),  Stephanie Parsons, and Nikiya Parsons ; two grandchildren, Jade Anacker, and Daxton Anacker; a brother, John Parsons (Karen); two sisters, Marilyn McKinley (Dick), and Carol Sheley (Michael); three nephews, Chad Smith, Chris Smith, and Nathan Parsons, as well as two dogs, Boney and Millie.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, Indiana.   There will be no graveside services.  Dale will be laid to rest in Union Cemetery in Eaton.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at the funeral home, on Monday, March 23, 2015 from 3:00 to 7:00 and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.  The family would recommend that to honor Dale that visitors attend in casual dress.

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

Monday, February 16, 2015

Teena Marie Blair

EATON, IN

Mrs. Teena Marie Blair, 42, passed away, on February 15, 2015 at her home.

Teena was born in Muncie on November 2, 1972 to Larry Fulk and Nancy White.  She attended Monroe Central High School and later went on to achieve her CNA. 

She worked as a CNA at Albany Nursing Home and also Westminster Village in Muncie.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Blair, four children: Eric Childress, Jeffrey Childress, Alissa Marie Miller, and Chelsea Nicole Miller; all of Eaton, her parents, Larry L. Fulk of Dunkirk, and Nancy White of Farmland; four siblings, Tonja Fulk, Farmland, Teresa Johnson, Farmland, Tammy Kiger, Muncie, and Shaun White, Farmland; a step-daughter, Angela St. John; step-grandchildren, Gabriel and Abigail St. John; her mother and father-in-law, Max and Delphia Blair, brother and sister-in-laws; Randy and Sandy Blair and Michael and Kim Blair; as well as several nieces, nephews, and friends.

Teena was preceded in death by her aunt, Cheryl Cox.

Private family services will be held at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home with Brian Waters officiating.

Burial will be held at Union Cemetery, Eaton.

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

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Alan L. Reagan


MUNCIE, IN

Alan L. Reagan, 40, passed away on January 20, 2015 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Alan was born on August 21, 1974 to Roger and Viola (Miller) Reagan in Muncie, Indiana. He attended Delta High School, and Aviation Mechanical School.

Alan was the head of maintenance at the Walmart Distribution Center in Marion.   He formerly worked for Eaton EMTs and was a volunteer fireman for the Eaton Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years.

He married Robin Hines on October 26, 2013 in Muncie.

Survivors include his wife, Robin Reagan, a daughter Aundra Reagan (Jeff Collins), a son, Austin Reagan, step-daughter, Ashley Doue (Adam), step-son, Aaron Herbert, his father, Roger Reagan, sister, Amy McLeland (Shannon), three grandchildren, Riley Collins, Eli Collins, and Aalyiah Doue, paternal grandmother, Beat Reagan, two aunts, Jan Earls (Roy), and Gale Truman (Harry), two uncles, Mike Miller and Milton Reagan, two nieces, Brianna McLeland, and Majenica McLeland, as well as many friends and co-workers.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Viola “Pee Wee” Reagan, and two uncles, Hank Reagan and David Miller.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, January 26, 2015 at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton with Rev. Chad Sewell officiating. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Muncie.

Visitation for family and friends will be at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 25, 2015 and one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Memorials may be made in his name to the American Heart Association, 6100 W. 96th Street #200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278.

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

Monday, December 29, 2014

Myrtle R. Walker


EATON, IN

Myrtle R. Walker, 85, passed away on Friday, December 26, 2014 at Bethel Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center, Muncie.

Myrtle was born on September 22, 1929 to Orval and Gladys (Bybee) Wilson.  She graduated from Muncie Central High School and married Samuel Walker.  Together they would raise four children.

Myrtle was a homemaker and was well known throughout the community for her beautiful flowers and garden.  She was a long time member of the Eaton Methodist Church and the Garden Club. 

She is survived by her children: James Walker (Suzy), Roger Walker (Lavina), Guy Walker (Kathleen) and Gladis Marie Stevens (Jim), one brother, Willie Wilson, three sisters: Melvie Barber (Bill), Dorothy Tolbert (Carl Eddie), and Helen Moody, seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

While no immediate services are planned, a celebration of her life will take place at her church in Eaton during the Spring of 2015.

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

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

Monday, December 22, 2014

Barbara J. Cavanaugh


EATON, IN

Barbara Jeanne (Hardesty) Cavanaugh, 67, passed peacefully in her home at 10:52 A.M. on Sunday, December 21, 2014
 
Barb was born in Muncie, Indiana on June 28, 1947. She graduated from Eaton Norseman in 1965. Barbara married Andrew H. Cavanaugh on July 1, 1965.

Mrs. Cavanaugh worked at Rock-Tenn for over 28 years until she retired. She enjoyed camping, fishing, and playing bingo, cards and dice.

She is survived by her two daughters, Kelly (Husband, Kelly) Dulworth, Eaton, and Tammy (Husband, Wayne Sr.) Pontius, Hartford City; one son, Kurt Cavanaugh (Companion, Sherry Clark), Eaton; eleven grandkids, Ginger Dulworth, Jenny Dulworth, Ryan Dulworth, Wayne Pontius Jr., Dillon Pontius, Abbey Pontius, Megan Pontius, Levi Hashman, Ashley Cavanaugh, Andrew Cavanaugh, and Ricki; three great-grandchilren, Courtney Dulworth, Josh Copper, and Bryson Pontius; one sister, Peggy (Husband, Larry) Davis, and one brother, George (Wife, Cindy) Hardesty, as well as several nieces and nephews.

She attended the First Christian Church in Eaton. She leaves lasting memories with her greatest friends, Lee Simmons, Karen Petty, and “just the neighbor”, Tracey Hashman.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Merritt and Helen Hardesty, and her husband, Andrew Cavanaugh.

Funeral services will be today, December 23, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton, with Rev. Penny Brown presiding. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory in Muncie.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 10:00 A.M. to the start of the service at the funeral home.

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

Bennie C. Eldridge


HARTFORD CITY, IN

Bennie C. Eldridge, 72, passed away on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Pitman-Richman Funeral Home, 200 S. Hartford St., Eaton.

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

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Jerry W. Withers


Eaton, IN

Jerry W. Withers, 62, passed away on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Jerry was born on January 31, 1952 to Daniel and Stella (Dick) Withers in Hartford City. He attended school at Eaton and Delta High Schools.

He married Doris Teague on July 31, 1971 in Yorktown, Indiana.

Jerry had a great love of cars. He worked as a mechanic at Hartford Concrete, Robinson’s and own his own business, Jerry’s Garage.

Survivors include his wife, Doris of 43 years, two children, Troy (Angie) Withers, and Traci Maddy (fiancĂ©, Don Chambers), two brothers, Richard (Barbara) Withers, and Johnny (Cathy) Withers, two sisters, Mary (Glen) Elam, and Linda Mason, a brother-in-law, Jimmy Hardin, four grandchildren, Kevin and Cory Maddy, and Kerissa and Kody Withers, as well as several nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Stella Withers, a sister, Carolyn “Sue” Hardin and a son-in-law, Bub Maddy

A gathering for family and friends will be from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Eaton Church of God, Family Life Center, 700 E. Harris St., Eaton.

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

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