• Danny Phelix Jacobs, 83 passed away September 16

    September 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Danny Phelix Jacobs, 83, of Stinesville and Ellettsville, passed away September 16, 2012. He was a member of Ellettsville Christian Church and Old Dutch Community Church.


    He was born April 28, 1929, to William and Cora (Medley) Jacobs. He was married to Katherine June Hughes Jan. 2, 1948, for 64 years.


    Danny retired from RCA in 1990. He was an outstanding athlete of Stinesville and an IHSAA official in basketball and football, refereeing many sectionals, regionals, semi-states and the basketball state finals in 1980. He was also a 50-plus-year member of Gosport and Ellettsville Masonic Lodge.


    He loved sports and competition and spent many years as a coach and volunteer in the formation of the Ellettsville Little League and Babe Ruth associations. He also was a Richland-Bean Blossom School Board member and volunteer in the first years of Edgewood High School, building the football and baseball fields. He was an active contributor to the Stinesville Quarry Festival and Ellettsville Fall Festival, which he looked forward to.


    Danny was preceded in death by his mother; father; sisters, Martha Guyant and Margaret Hopper; a grandson, Anthony Jacobs; and his sister-in-law, Louise Jacobs.


    Survivors include his wife, Katherine June Jacobs; sons, Paul “Erv” Jacobs (Teri) of Nashville, Danny Randall Jacobs of Oakland City, and Mickey Harris Jacobs of Paris, Ill.; and daughter, Leigh Anna Trisler (Hiram) of Martinsville. He is also survived by brothers, Winfield “Dick” Jacobs and Marion Jacobs of Ellettsville; grandchildren, Aaron Trisler (Melissa) of Zionsville, Jadan Jacobs (Shawna) of Nashville, Jordon Jacobs (Amanda) of Indianapolis, Pvt. Alec Jacobs of Camp Pendleton, Calif., Tristin and Kendall Jacobs of Oakland City, Amber Helton (Byron) of Plainfield, Aleisha Lynn Jacobs of Redding, U.K.; and great-grandchildren, Ella Jane Plunkett of Redding, U.K., Byron Jr. and Lexie Helton of Plainfield.


    Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 19 at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday Sept. 20 at the funeral home, with Brother John Baker officiating. Burial will be at Chambersville Cemetery.


    Memorial contributions can be made to Stinesville Alumni Association, Stinesville Quarry Festival, Ellettsville Fall Festival and Ellettsville Little League.

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  • Betty Delores Sullivan, 89 passed away September 15

    September 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Betty Delores Sullivan, 89, of Vernon, Indiana passed away at 9:53 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus, Indiana.

    Born January 1, 1923 in Indianapolis, Indiana Betty was the daughter of Anthony and Gertrude Hargrove Fischer. She married William Arthur Sullivan on April 26, 1939 in Vernon, Indiana. He preceded her in death on August 3, 2004.

    Betty was an attendant at the former Muscatatuck State Developmental Center in Butlerville, Indiana for 17 years retiring in 1988 and was a seamstress at the former Rovair Shirt Factory in Columbus Indiana for 15 years. She attended San Jacinto School. Her enjoyments were playing piano, sewing and flower gardening.

    She is survived by her two sons, Billy (Linda) Sullivan of Nashville, Indiana and Roger Sullivan of Sweeden, Kentucky; three daughters, Judy Mouser and Barbara (Denver) Brock both of Columbus, Indiana and Terri (Leon) Allman of Vernon, Indiana; 20 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; and 4 great great grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter, Carol Sue Borcherding, 6 brothers, Austin, Robert, Paul, David, Irvin and Adolf Fischer, and 4 sisters, Mary Margaret Waggner, Hazel Mae Hatfield, Frances Fischer, and Catherine Wright.

    The Funeral Service was conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services with the Rev. Dave Wingate officiating. Burial was  in the Vernon Cemetery in Vernon, Indiana.

    Memorials may be made through the Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services to Mercy Rescue & Adoption or the Hospice of Jennings County.

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  • Johnny Asher, 90 passed away September 14

    September 16, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Johnny Asher, 90, of Columbus, IN passed away on Friday, September 14, 2012. He was born January 1, 1922 in Hyden, Kentucky the son of the late Boyd and Hattie Asher.
    Johnny was a World War II Army Veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bluegrass music, the Colts, sharing his military stories, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed.

    Johnny is survived by his daughter, Barbara (Steve) Miller of Nashville, IN; eleven grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

    In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Drucilla Asher; his son, William Muncy, Jr.; and his daughter, Geneva Mercer.

    Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held at Noon on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Bond Mitchell Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor David Hayes. Honor guard services will be presented by the Brown County Honor Guard after services at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood, IN. The family will receive friends on Monday, September 17, 2012 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until Noon.

    Memorial donations may be made to the Brown County Veterans, 902 Deer Run Lane, Nashville, IN 47448. Online condolences may be made to the family at

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  • Effie Marie Hoover, 93 passed away September 13

    September 14, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Effie Marie Hoover, 93, of East State Road 46, Nashville, died Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 8:40 a.m. at her home.

    Marie was born in Bartholomew County on October 20, 1918 to the late Ed and Rosa Schultz McKinney. She married Henry J. Hoover December 24, 1938, who preceded her in death on February 9, 1973. Marie owned and operated Hoover’s Grocery Store in Brown County. She was formerly employed at Ayr-Way in Columbus and Bloomington. She was also formerly employed as the deputy county clerk in Brown County. She was a member of North Salem United Methodist Church.

    A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday September 18 at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Reverend Daryl Gressel officiating. Family and friends can call from 3-8 p.m. Monday, September 17 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Nashville.

    Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana or to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be sent to the Hoover family at

    Survivors include her son, Leroy (Kathy) Hoover of Tennessee; daughter, Delilah (Richard) Ogle of Columbus; son, David (Sue) Hoover of Columbus; daughters, Rebecca (Pete) Graham of North Vernon, Leah (Verel) Jackson of Nashville, Martha Ness of Columbus, Mary (David) Sharpe of Taylorsville and Jean (George) Frazee of Elizabethtown; brother Robert Mckinney of Columbus; 24 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several step grandchildren; step great-grandchildren; and step great-great-grandchildren.

    Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister, Bertha Davidson.

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  • Lucille Waddle, 86 passed away September 7

    September 11, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lucille Waddle, 86, of Columbus passed away at 5:05 a.m. on Friday, September 07, 2012 at Silver Oak Health Campus. Lucille was born on March 5, 1926 in Brown County to the late James and Nora Aynes Hatton. She married William M. Waddle on February 10, 1945, who preceded her in death on February 13, 1997. Lucille enjoyed knitting, sewing, crafts and activities at the Waynesburg Christian Church. Lucille was a member of the New Hope Christian Church and loved spending time with her family and friends.
    A funeral service will bewas conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at New Hope Christian Church with John Sichting and David Burnett officiating.
    Burial was at Garland Brook Cemetery.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the New Hope Christian Church or to Hospice of South Central Indiana.
    Survivors include her son, Ronald (Gwen) Waddle of North Carolina; son, Richard (Sandra) Waddle of Columbus; grandchildren, Billy Crosby, Kelsey Hefner, Jamie Crosby, John Waddle, Kelly McMillan, Lori Smithson, Gerry Waddle Jr. and Carri Jo Moose; 8 great-grandchildren.
    Lucille is preceded in death by her parents; husband; children, Gerry L. Waddle and Teresa E. Crosby; brothers and sisters, Edith Hatton, Dora Hill, Olive Scott, Lecco Bud Hatton, Harold Hatton, Norma Imel, Keith Hatton and 5 siblings passing away during childhood.

    Barkes, Weaver & Glick were in charge of arrangements.

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