Governor Eric J. Holcomb Announces Indiana Receives Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Eric J. Holcomb Friday announced Indiana has been granted a federal Major Disaster Declaration, which provides funds to help commu­nities recover from COVID-19. The funding can be used to cover costs of emergency needs including crisis counseling, food programs, temporary shel­ters, protective equipment, safety resources and personnel. The Governor also signed an executive order…

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Janet S. Rigdon

Janet Sue Rigdon, 79, of Rockville, passed away at 10:53 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute. Due to current health concerns and public safety, private graveside services were held in Memory Garden Cemetery in Rockville with Rev. Greg Goodrick officiating. Memorials should friends so desire, may…

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Sondra L. Trout

Sondra Lou Trout, 84, of Brazil, passed away March 29, 2020, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility after a seven month stay. Graveside services were held Wednesday, April 1, at Summit Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Bridgewater officiating. Online condolences: www.frenchfuneralhome.com.

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Hunker Down Hoosiers

By Larry Bemis Sentinel Editor As we continue to “hunker down” during the coronavirus pandemic, keeping up-to-date with the latest developments has become a daunting task, even for those of us in the business of keeping up-to-date, and keeping you up-to-date. Only having one shot at updating you weekly is a challenge on a good…

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Geneva J. Thompson

Geneva Joanne Thompson, 89, of Carbon, passed away at 12 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2020, at Vermillion Convalescent Center in Clinton. Due to current health concerns and public safety, private graveside services will be held at Clear Run Cemetery in Bridgeton with the Rev. Perry Mager officiating. Memorials should friends so desire, may be made…

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Loretta M. Slater

Loretta M. Slater, 88, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020, at Asbury Towers in Greencastle after an extended illness. Moore Funeral Home was entrusted with her cremation arrangements. A graveside service will be held at Croy’s Creek Cemetery at a later date. Online condolences: www.moorefuneralhomes.com.

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Peggy J. Foley Ricks

Peggy Joyce Foley Ricks, 71, of Brazil, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Services for the immediate family were held Friday, April 3, at French Funeral Home. Pastor Tim Russell officiated. Burial followed at Maple Grove Cemetery in Clay City. Online condolences: www.frenchfuneralhome.com.

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Marjorie J. Brown

Marjorie Joan Brown, 79, of Tangier passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at her residence. Private graveside services were held today, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at the Kingman Fraternal Cemetery in Kingman with Pastor Tim Johnson officiating. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Barnes and Rice Funeral Home of Rockville assisted…

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Donald G. Swalls

Donald Gene Swalls, 87, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 30, 2020, at his residence. A graveside service was held Friday, April 3, at Clearview Cemetery. Mark Miller officiated. Military graveside rites were provided by the USAF, the American Legion Post #2 and VFW Post #1127. Online condolences: www.lawson-millerchapel.com.

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Robert V. Vincent

Robert “Bob” Vance Vincent, 85, of Montezuma, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Union Hospital in Clinton. Cremation was chosen and a memorial service will be held at the Independent Bible Church in Montezuma at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to the care of Barnes and Rice Funeral Home of Rockville.  Online condolences may be made…

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