Shannon N. “Nikki” DeBouse

Shannon Nicole “Nikki” DeBouse, 40 of West Terre Haute went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 27, 2015. Nikki was born in Terre Haute on September 28, 1974 the Daughter of the late Rhonda L. (Surber) Oachs and David C. Houghton. She is survived by daughter, Doris L.N. Rogers of West Terre Haute, Alexis M. Debouse of Terre Haute, Yasmin N. DeBouse and Michael C. Carlyle Jr of West Terre Haute; significant other, Michael C. Carlyle Sr. of West Terre Haute, sisters, Jessica M. Oachs, Logan McCullough both of West Terre Haute; grandchildren, Isaiah C. Rogers and Emilee N. Rogers. Nikki is also survived by aunt, Martha Jane Garrett of West Terre Haute; nephew, James W. Oachs: nieces, Stephanie D. Fagg and Bretta L.A. Fagg all of West Terre Haute.
A celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 Noon at the West Vigo Community Center (127 West Johnson Ave, West Terre Haute) Saturday, May 9, 2015. Immediately following the service a carry in will take place.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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Paul E. McCoy Sr.

Paul Eugene McCoy Sr. of Terre Haute passed away after a brief illness. Paul was born in Terre Haute on August 1, 1941 the son of the late Harry E. and Sarah A. (Buck) McCoy. Mr. McCoy war retired from the Standard Register Printing Company where he worked with his closest friends and golf partner, Mike Minor, was an avid golfer and loved to play cards. Mr. and Mrs McCoy had recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn McCoy; children, Paul McCoy Jr., Rogene McCoy; grandchildren, Alicia McCoy, Marley McCoy, Madeline McCoy, Maddox McCoy, three great grand daughters, one great grand son,; father in law, Kenneth Redden; special cousin, Linda (Gordon) Powell, and friends, James “Jim” Stultz, James “Jim” Silotto and Don McCracken
There will be no services.
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Juanita S. Featherstone

Juanita S. Featherstone, 52 of Clinton passed away Monday, April 20, 2015 at Union Hospital-Clinton. She was born in Clinton on December 31, 1962 the daughter of the late Ernest and Nancy Solomon. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Donald Featherstone and daughter Lisa Featherstone. Juanita is survived by sons, Charles (Jessica) Klatte of Avon, Anthony Klatte and Donald S. Featherstone all of Terre Haute; sister, Wanda (Everett) Shepard of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Kate, Scott, Julian, Jedediah, Raven, Drew; great grand children, Riley and Kyle.

A private celebration of life will be held.

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Everett Eric Lynch

Eric Lynch lost his long battle with cancer and heart disease April 22, 2015, surrounded by family. He fought a hard fight for many months. He was born December 13, 1963 in San Diego, California, to Everett Roy and Ethel Ilean (Sagraves) Lynch. He graduated from Terre Haute North Vigo High School in 1982. He worked for many years at Bemis, in Terre Haute. He lived his life in Seelyville, just a few feet from where he and his siblings were raised.
He was preceded in death by his father, Everett Roy Lynch in 2013; his grandparents Warren Leonard Sagraves, Elizabeth A. (Sagraves) Reynolds, and Stephen G. Reynolds; uncles Larry L. Sagraves, Zan W. Sagraves, and Charles(Chuck) Lynch; aunt Cheryl Walker.
He is survived by his daughter, Brooke A. Lynch; mother, Ethel I. Lynch; brother, Emmett R. Lynch and his wife Elizabeth; sister Erin E. Duzan and her husband Darin, all of Seelyville. He was known as Uncle “Erlic” to Ethan, and Emma Lynch and Dallas and Delaney Duzan; Uncle, Steve and Karen Lynch of Seelyville; aunts: Carol (Keith) Henderson of Terre Haute; Janet (Sam) Cox of Davenport, Iowa; Lynn Wiram of Alabama; Beth Sagraves Terre Haute; many cousins and extended family.
Eric was much loved by his family. He always had a story, quip, or rant on any subject. He was deeply distressed to have lost touch with most of his friends through the time of his illness. He will be greatly missed.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday May 2, 2015 at Seelyville United Methodist Church (2351 N. 2nd Street) at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers; the family would appreciate help with medical expenses.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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Jerry Dale Lowe

Jerry Dale Lowe 74, of Terre Haute passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital after a battle with COPD. Jerry was born in Prarieton on June 19, 1940 the son of the late William R. and Gladys E. (Flora) Lowe. Mr. Lowe was employed at Terre Haute House, Columbia Records and Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Charles R. (Chuck) Lowe brothers, Richard Lowe, Charles Lowe, Raymond Fitzpatrick; sisters, Norma Jean Devine, Brenda Rae Bryant. Survivors include his wife, Mona G. (Reynolds) Lowe; Greg A. Lowe of Terre Haute, Rhonda S. Gonzalez of Henderson, KY, Vicki L. Ramsey of Terre Haute, grandchildren, Troy, Matt Lyndsay, Kaylee, Jerri, Taylor; great grandchildren, Mckynlee, Trinity, Adrianna, Jackson, Mason; brother, Ronald K. (Sally) Lowe of Greenwood, IN, Jack (Dixie) Adams of Chrisman, IL., best friend Harold Needham, several nieces, nephews, cousins and special family at Regional Hospital.
A celebration of life will be held Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Riley American Legion Post #328 (5603 South Lama Street) from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated.
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Nancy Jo Robinson

Nancy Jo Robinson, 65 of Fillmore, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the Waters of Greencastle. Nancy was born in Greencastle on November 25, 1949 the daughter of the late Ray and Loraine (Lewis) Morlan. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Robinson was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Lad L. Robinson. Survivors include her son, Stephen L. Robinson and significant other Melody Osterhoudt; and three grandchildren, Taylor, Caleb and Chyann.
A private celebration of life will be held.
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Paula Gael Shanks

Paula Gael Shanks, 53, of Terre Haute, IN passed away April 13, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Paula was born in Terre Haute, IN on January 19, 1962 to James W. Shanks and Joyce F.(Lakey) Shanks.

Paula was a life long learner. She received her undergraduate Business Degree and Master’s Degree in Safety Management from Indiana State University and also received her Nursing Degree from Ivy Tech College and maintained her licensure as an RN.

She took great pleasure in volunteering at Fowler Park as a pioneer and as a hostess at “The Lauras Cabin” behind the Fowler Park Barn. “The Lauras Cabin” was very special to her. Her mother, Joyce Lakey, donated the 1840’s log cabin to Fowler Park in 2007 in the memory of several family members who preceded her in death including her sister, Laura Aileen Shanks; brother, William Michael Shanks and niece, Laura Marie Shanks. Paula excelled in the art of hooking wool rugs and wall hangings, for which she won a championship award at the Vigo County 4-H Fair. These rugs were on display in the “The Lauras Cabin” as well as in her own home, also a modern log cabin.

Paula is survived by her parents, James W. Shanks and Joyce F. Lakey; her son, Dr. Michael James Elkins Shanks (Morgan) and granddaughter Jane of Flossmoor, IL; her daughter, Laureal Shanks and granddaughter Arianna of Evansville, IN; her brother, T. Jefferson Shanks (Claire); her niece Leslie May (William) and great-nieces Lilyana and Lorabell of Bucks County, PA.
Paula was the granddaughter of the late Clifford and Ernestine Shanks and Florence Roggenbau.

Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials
A celebration of her life will be presented at the Fowler Park Barn on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015, at, 4:00 p.m with visitation following until 6:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her name to The Village Folk, a non-for-profit organization at Fowler Park. Contributions may be made to Vigo County Parks Department, with Village
Folk in the memo line, and mailed to Vigo County Parks Department, 165 Oak Street Terre Haute, IN 47807.
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Helen Jean Edwards

Helen Jean Edwards “Jeannie” 78 of Terre Haute passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Union Hospital-Terre Haute. Jeannie was born in Terre Haute on January 26, 1937 the daughter of the late Charles and Emily (Mann) Adams. She was the co-owner of Pioneer Pest Control and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Jeannie was an accomplished writer of stories and was a review writer for the Tribune Star. She is survived by her husband, Larry A. Edwards; children, Kelly (Steven) Hall, Kerry (Mark) Schaffer both of Terre Haute, Jeff (Charlie) Edwards of Indianapolis, Dana (Ernest) Holman of Terre Haute and Brandi Edwards of Chicago, IL; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grand children.
A celebration of Jeannie’s life will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 5:00 PM (3734 North 25th Street) with Tony Griffin officiating.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall.
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John E. Wallen

John E. Wallen, 54 of Brazil, died Saturday, April 4, 2015 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. John was born in Chicago, Illinois the son of the late Jerrall and Virginia Wallen. Mr. Wallen was the owner of John’s Clean Glass. John was proceeded in death by his parents and brother Jerrall Wallen Jr.. Survivors include his children; Kayleigh B. (Chris) Cotton of Terre Haute, Morgan R. (Dustin Flowers) Wallen and Braden A. Wallen both of Brazil; grandchildren, Sophie, Gabriel, Makenna, Karsen and Cooper; brothers, Terry Wallen, Ronald Wallen, Don Wallen and Hubert Wallen.
Graveside celebration of John’s life will take place on Friday, April 17th at 3:00 PM at Restlawn Cemetery with Travis Wier officiating.
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William P. Collins

William Peter Collins, 58 of Clinton passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at his residence. William was born in South Bend, Indiana the son of William and Gladys (Burnett) Collins. Mr. Collins was a retired truck driver. He was preceded in death by his father and brothers; John and James Collins. Survivors include his mother, Gladys A. Barry of Clinton sons; James “Bubba” Collins and Drayden K. Harris; brother, Lawrence (Tandy) Collins of Ft. Myers, Florida; sisters; Dionne (Tim) O’Dell of Clinton, Brenda Collins, Janett Collins of Elkhart, IN, Betty (Charlie) Nash of Arkansas, June McCrum of South Bend and Judy (Toby) Ferguson of Elkhart.
A private celebration of life will be held.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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