Esther “Joan” Townsley, 84, of Frankfort, passed away March 1, 2021 at Majestic Care of West Allen in Ft. Wayne. She was born on Oct. 16, 1936 in Crawfordsville to Emery Vern and Ruth Mildred (Hinkle) Monroe. She married Jerry Lee Townsley on Aug. 12, 1953 in Crawfordsville, and he preceded …

Larry A. Stoms, 87, of rural Frankfort, died Feb. 28, 2021 at his home. He was born Aug. 11, 1933 on the family farm in Clinton County to Alford and Lucille (Loveless) Stoms. He married Linda Cunningham on Aug. 22, 1959 at the Kempton Christian Church.

Norman Keith Lee, age 87 of Ridgeville, passed Monday night, Feb. 22, 2021, from complications of a stroke he suffered in 2016. He is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Barbara Jean (Robison) Lee; and his two sons, Michael D. Lee of Grand Rapids, Michigan (wife Sandra) and Bruce K. Lee…

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Clara Frances McNeal, 88, of Frankfort, passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at her home in Frankfort. She was born in Goshen Township, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania on Nov. 27, 1932 to Clark Edwin and Irene Elizabeth (McLaughlin) Smith. She married William J. “Bill” McNeal on June 27, 195…

Larry “Butch” Huffer, 83, of Frankfort, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 at his home. He was born on Jan. 16, 1938 in Frankfort to Donald and Deloris (Fisher) Huffer. He married Eileen (Esra) Huffer on July 16, 1957.

Joseph D. Moore, 52, of Kirklin, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He was born in Frankfort on Feb. 11, 1969 to Jessie Dalton and Diana (Evans) Moore.

Francis John Moudy, 79, Frankfort, passed away on Feb. 17. No services are planned. Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort assisted the family.

Jerry S. Miller, 81, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at his home. He was born in Frankfort on April 2, 1939 to Gerald Steven and Mary Lou (Grainger) Miller. He married Nancy Mae Brown on Dec. 26, 1963; she survives.

Janis L. Brodrick, 93, of Frankfort, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at Wesley Manor. She was born on April 16, 1927, in Greenville, Ohio to John and Mary Oliver. She married her childhood sweetheart, Lowell Brodrick, on Aug. 10, 1947. They were married 61 years before he p…

On February 4 at 10:21 a.m., Phyllis Ann Ballard Meagher left this world behind for her heavenly home. She passed peacefully at her home with her family and faithful dog Maggie at her side. Phyllis was born Sept. 4, 1934 in Crawfordsville to George Calvin Ballard and Ollie Mae Rector Ballard…

James Lipp, 92, of Indianapolis, died peacefully Feb. 8, 2021 in Loveland, Ohio. He was born Oct. 13, 1928 in Frankfort to the late Otis Earl and Margaret May (Johnson) Lipp. Visitation will be 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort followed b…

Christina Maria Slaven, 79, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on Nov. 9, 1941 in Taft, Texas to Geronimo Montalvo and Tomasa Alvarado Montalvo.

James L. Brown, 94, of Frankfort, died Feb. 7, 2021 at Wesley Manor. Jim was born Feb. 6, 1927 in Clinton County to the late Zinn and Mary (Laughner) Brown Biesecker. In April of 1949, he married Bonnie Catron.

Constance Sue “Connie” (Miller) Waddell passed away peacefully in the early hours of Feb. 3, 2021. In her final weeks, she was surrounded by family in her home in Western Kentucky. She is survived by her three sons, Barry (Stacey), Andy and Michael (Kate).

Dr. Edward J. Northrop, 71, of Mulberry, died Feb. 5, 2021 at his home following a long-term illness. He was born Feb. 3, 1950 in Clinton County to George and Lillian (Schimmel) Northrop. He married Susan C. Schroeder in Evansville on May 12, 1990, and she survives.

Phyllis Meagher, 86, Michigantown, passed away Thursday, Feb. 4 at 10:21 a.m. at her home. Arrangements pending with Stout and Son Funeral Home.

Starr Ann Payne, 62, of Frankfort, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. She was born in Rochester on Sept. 12, 1958 to Joseph and Beulah (Satterfield) Lanum. She married Timothy Payne on Feb. 14, 1996; he survives.

Mercedes L. Ferguson, 82, of Colfax, passed away Feb. 3, 2021 in her home. She was born on Oct. 20, 1938 in Sanlucar, Spain to Jose Lopez Constanial and Rosario Lopez Montanio. She married Howard L. “Buck” Ferguson on Feb. 10, 1960 in Spain, and he preceded her in death on July 31, 2012.

Freida Ann Baird, 73, passed away on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 at her home in Frankfort. She was born in Middlesboro, Kentucky on Nov. 17, 1947 to Ben and Frances M. (Fultz) Brooks, Jr.

Donald Dean Black, 81, of Frankfort, passed away on Feb. 2, 2021 at IU Heath Frankfort Hospital. He was born on Oct. 31, 1939 in Coles County, Illinois to Leebert and Nella (Hill) Black. He married Marilyn K. Benjamin on July 7, 1962, and she survives.

Bernard L. “Buck” Weaver, 78, of rural Frankfort, died Feb. 1, 2021 at Franciscan Health, Lafayette. He was born July 19, 1942 in Frankfort, to William G. “Gib” and Alice E. (Cruea) Weaver. He married Lynette Wilson on Aug. 6, 1960 in Frankfort, and she survives.

Rebecca Sue Weisenberger, 59, of Clarks Hill went to her heavenly home on Jan. 30, 2021 at IU Health Hospital, Lafayette after a battle with Covid-19. She was born June 3, 1961 at Grissom Air Force Base in Kokomo to the late Harold F. DeGal and Emily S. (Brunton) DeGal. She was a 1979 gradua…

Larry G. Cox, 78, of Frankfort, died Jan. 30, 2021 at I.U. Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 2, 1942 in Clinton County to Virgil Doyle and Florence (Hammack) Cox Reagan.

Helen B. Williams, 90, of Frankfort, passed away Jan. 26, 2021 at Mulberry Health Retirement Community. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Feb. 2 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center.

William “Bill” Joseph McNeal, 91, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 at IU Health Frankfort ER. He was born in Curwensville, Pennsylvania on March 8, 1929 to Lewis J. and Ada Golda (Young) McNeal. He married Clara Frances Smith on June 27, 1954 at Goshen Methodist Church in …

Marianne Davis, 88, of Frankfort, died Jan. 24, 2021 at I.U. Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. She was born March 11, 1932 in Indianapolis to Cecil and Wilma (Strong) Young. She married Robert L. Davis on Sept. 14, 1950 in Frankfort, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 2019.

Michael Helmberger Jr., 95, of rural Frankfort, died Jan. 22, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born March 1, 1925 in Clinton County to Michael John and Bessie Gale (Bates) Helmberger. He married Phyllis Decker in 1947, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 26, 1971. He then…

Darrell Ellis Morlan, 96, of Frankfort, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 at Wesley Manor. He was born in Bourbon, Indiana on May 16, 1924 to Clarence O. and Nellie Mae (Ellis) Morlan. He married Eleanor Grace Grossman on July 24, 1949; she preceded him in death on May 18, 2020.

Jerry D. Heimbach, 81, of Frankfort, died Jan. 20, 2021 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon. He was born Aug. 8, 1939 in Frankfort to Paul L. and Audra L. (McQuern) Heimbach. He married Sharon Kay Gumm on Sept. 4, 1959, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 19, 2017.

Sandra Lee Wilson, 62, passed away on Tuesday evening, Jan. 19, 2021 at her residence in Peru, Indiana. Sandy had been suffering from COPD for several years and had been in declining health since November. Sandy was born in Frankfort on April 12, 1958 to Thomas Harlan and Loretta (McGill) Ha…

Mrs. Wilma “Jean” Kennedy Baer, 91, a former Frankfort resident, passed away Jan. 14, 2021, at Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jefferson, North Carolina. She was born on Oct. 2, 1929, in Putnam County to the late Goldie Lawrence and Clovia Pearl Sutherlin Kennedy.

Becky Ann Smith, 75, of Frankfort, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 at Wesley Manor Health Center. She was born in Frankfort on Sept. 18, 1945 to Fredrick W. and Mary Ann (Wann) Smith.

Mr. Carl Allen Westerfield, 67, of Lebanon, passed away at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. He was born in Lebanon on July 12, 1953; a son of Mary Katherine (Sizemore) Westerfield and the late Carl Grover Westerfield.

Marjorie Ellen Poe, 83, of Frankfort, died Jan. 13, 2021 at her home. She was born May 23, 1937 in Attica to Dewey Elsworth and Ethel Ona (Ross) Stetler. She was formerly married to Gerald Poe.

Michele Annette (Myers) Bushman, 48, of Brookston, died Jan. 13, 2021 at her home. She was born Sept. 13, 1972 in Frankfort to Michael J. and Kathryn J. (Underwood) Myers. She married Dan Bushman on Nov. 11, 2000 in Monticello, and he survives.

Brian Hardesty, 73, of Frankfort, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 at Aperion Care Peru. He was born on Aug. 10, 1948 in Frankfort to Bergen F. and Thelma (Downey) Hardesty. He married Denise R. Benson in 1985, and they later divorced.

Betty Jo McKinney, 90, of Frankfort, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021 at Wesley Manor Healthcare. She was born Dec. 3, 1930 in Kokomo to Robert Glen and Stella Pearl (Doub) Gumm. She married John J. McKinney on Sept. 18, 1964, and he preceded her in death on April 8, 1995.

John R. “Jack” Leach, 80, of Frankfort, died Jan. 3, 2021 at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1940 in Frankfort to James B. and Bessie (Renick) Leach. He was previously married to Cathy Scircle McKinzie.

Shirley (nee Bailey) Pitts, 85, of Lowell, formerly of Frankfort, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Robert; children, Kathy Stroup, Vicki Morrison and William Pitts; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Brenda Butler. S…

Judith A. “Judy” Rose, 77, of W. Lafayette, and a former Frankfort resident, died Jan. 8, 2021 at her home, with her family at her side. She was born June 18, 1943 in Frankfort to Kenneth Kaser and Maxine (Lashbrook) Kaser Braden. She married Calvin Rose on Aug. 19, 1991 in Frankfort, and he…

Mrs. Mary Eileen Spremo, 91, entered heaven on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. She was born on July 19, 1929, in Clinton County. She was the only daughter of the late Willie J. and Faith B. (Stinson) Pierce.

Nam Bak, 81, of Frankfort, died Jan. 7. Visitation is 1-3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11 with the funeral service beginning at 3 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home.