Area Obituaries

Lester D. Vandevender

Lester D. Vandevender Lester Dale Vandevender, 72, of Rockville, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020, at 12:05 p.m. in his residence. Funeral services were held September 17, at Brown-Mack Funeral Home with Rev. Keith McIntyre officiating. Burial followed at Oakland Cemetery in Montezuma. Online condolences: www.brownmackfuneralhome.com. For the full obituary, see this week’s edition of…

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Howard R. Yawn

HOWARD R. YAWN Howard Richard Yawn, 71, of Madison, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020. A Celebration of Life service was conducted 1 p.m. Monday, September 14, at McKendree Village in Hermitage, Tennessee. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 217 E. Ohio Street, Rockville, IN 47872. Arrangements…

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Ronda Lee Church-Walker

RONDA LEE¬†CHURCH-WALKER Ronda Lee Church-Walker, 50, of Crawfordsville and formerly of Parke County, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020, in Indianapolis. Cremation has been chosen and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. Barnes and Rice Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements. For the full obituary, see this week’s edition of the…

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Phyllis J. Wilson

PHYLLIS J. WILSON Phyllis J. (Yoho) Wilson, 87, of Cayuga, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Clinton Gardens. Cremation was chosen with a memorial service planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Cayuga Fire Department, 105 S. Logan Street, Cayuga, IN 47928. Sanders Funeral Care…

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Annabelle McMurry

ANNABELLE MCMURRY Annabelle McMurry, 90, of Waveland, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Memorial services were conducted Friday, September 11 in Lawson-Miller Chapel. Online condolences: www.frenchfuneralhome.com.

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Carol A. Mellay

CAROL A. MELLAY Carol Ann Mellay, 71, of Rockville, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020, at her residence. Memorial services were held Saturday, September 12, at Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville, with Reverend Greg Robbins officiating. Online condolences may be shared at www.goochfuneralhome.com. For the full obituary, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.

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Vickie Longnecker Chears

VICKIE LONGNECKER CHEARS Vickie Longnecker Chears, 59, of Rockville, passed away at 7:29 p.m., Wednesday, September 9, 2020, in her residence. Graveside services were held Tuesday, September 15, at the Rockville Cemetery. Burial followed. Online condolences: www.goochfuneralhome.com. For the full obituary, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.

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LeRoy Dugan, JR.

LEROY DUGAN, JR. LeRoy Dugan, Jr. passed away at Burcham Hills Retirement Center Monday, September 7, 2020, at the remarkable age of 105. Graveside services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, September 19, at Poplar Grove Cemetery, north of Marshall. Military graveside rites by Parke County Veterans. Barnes and Rice Funeral Home of Rockville…

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Glenda J. Hendrixson

GLENDA J. HENDRIXSON Glenda J. Hendrixson, 79, of Terre Haute, passed away at 3:36 p.m. Friday, September 4, 2020, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute. Memorials, should friends so desire, may be made to the Terre Haute Humane Society, 1811 S. Fruitridge Street Terre Haute, IN. 47803 in her memory. Arrangements…

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Lois E. Mankin Turner

LOIS E. MANKIN TURNER Lois Evelyn Mankin Turner, 93, of Clinton passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at Vermillion Convalescent Center in Clinton. Graveside services were held August 29, 2020. Burial followed in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Online condolences: www.fristfuneralhome.com.

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