Frances (Moore) Rains

Our loving Mother and Grandmother, Frances (Moore) Rains, 93 of Greencastle, Indiana passed away Wednesday, October 1st. “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”

Frances was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 31, 1921 to Cecil and Ruth Moore. She married Charles W. Rains on March 19, 1942 who preceded her in death on January 14, 2009.

She served in the ministry with her husband for 66 years in evangelism and at various churches in Greencastle, Cloverdale and Indianapolis. During that time she lead youth groups, and headed up a women’s ministry.

She is survived by her children, Sandra Boswell (Larry) of Mooresville; Vicki Jones (Robert) of Greencastle and Rita Wylie (Gary) of Cape Coral, FL; eight grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 1 great, great grandchild; brother Edwin Moore (Shirley) of Kokomo; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at 1:00 with services at 2:00 on Wednesday, October 8 at West Union Friends Church, 2038 West State Road 42, Monrovia, IN with Pastor Jay Nicoson officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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Alan Winfield Roads

Alan Winfield Roads, 55 of rural Cloverdale, IN died Friday, September 26, 2014, at his home surrounded by his friends and family after a courageous battle with cancer. Alan was born November 11, 1958 in Terre Haute, IN, the son of Robert G. and Adah V. (Haldt) Roads. Alan was a graduate of Terre Haute North High School Class of 1977, and a graduate of the American Line Builders Training School, earning the title of Journeyman Lineman. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 4 (Maple Avenue Methodist Church) and Brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow Kickapoo Lodge 128, and was a 30 year member of the I. B. E. W. Local Union 1395 and 1393. Alan was also a member of the Free and Accepted Masons Blue Lodge #78 (Mooresville, IN) and enjoyed gardening, fishing, boating, and mushroom hunting in the woods he loved. He had 30 years of service with Indianapolis Power and Light, holding various positions including Thermographer, Lineman, Dispatcher, and Patrolman. Alan was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughter Brandi D. Roads of Jeffersonville, IN; step-daughter Brooke Thompson (Jeff) and step-grandchildren Alexis, Devin, Braden of Indianapolis, IN; brothers Timothy R. Roads, M.D. (Priscilla) of Clarksville, TN; David R. Roads (Susan) of Terre Haute, IN; and Paul E. Roads (Joan) of Cave Creek, AZ. Alan is also survived by nephew Andrew R. Roads, M.D. of Lexington, KY; niece Elizabeth J. (Thomas) Upchurch of Memphis, TN; niece Erin E. McDonough (Eric) of Sahuarita, AZ; nephew Robert D. Roads of Evansville, IN; and nieces Riley Roads of Cave Creek AZ, and Morgan Roads of Cave Creek, AZ. Additional survivors include great-nephew Asher Upchurch and great-niece Chloe McDonough.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Cunot Community Center (5530 Indiana Route 42, Poland, IN) from 2:00 p.m. until services at 3:00 with Reverend Sonny Haumesser officiating .

The family of Alan W. Roads wishes to thank Gentiva Hospice of Terre Haute and Alan’s neighbors in Croy Crest for their kindness and support. We would also like to thank the management and employees of Indianapolis Power and Light for their encouragement and compassion for Alan during his illness. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the Cunot Community Center.

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Joseph A. Laswell

Joseph A. Laswell 68, of Terre Haute went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at his residence. Joseph was born in Terre Haute on July 23, 1946 the son of the late Edward and Mary (Nicoson) Laswell. He was retired from the Clay County Highway Department and also farmed.
Mr. Laswell was preceded in death by his brother Ronald Laswell. And brother in law, Miles Cramer.
He is survives by his wife; Linda M. (Yates) Laswell ; siblings, Steve (Debbie) Laswell of Pimento, Mary Jane (Bob) Hansel of Dennison, IL. Linda Cramer of Pimento, Kim Osborne of Terre Haute, Debby Laswell of Bloomington, Judy (Terry) Jarvis of Terre Haute, and
several nieces and Nephews.
A celebration of Joseph’s life will be held Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church-North Campus (1075 North Fruitridge Avenue) 2:00 PM with Rev. Rick Swan officiating .
The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM till the time of service.
Burial will take place at Grandview Cemetery.
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George T. Chevrier

George T. Chevrier, 61 of Brazil went to meet his Lord and Savior Friday September 12, 2014 at Union Hospital-Terre Haute. He attended River Community Church in Brazil. George was preceded in death by his mother and daughter, Nicole Rashell Chevrier. Survivors include his wife; Sharon K. (Franklin) Chevrier of Brazil Children; Daron Morgan, Trent Morgan, Brock Chevrier and Todd Chevrier. daughter Missy Lovett. Many grandchildren and great grand children.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:30 PM at the River Community Church 2766 West US Highway 40 with Rev. Julie Lake officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM till 7:30 PM
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Larry Allen Bigler

Larry Allen Bigler, age 49, of Terre Haute, IN, Born July 19, 1965 and passed away on Sept. 11, 2014, at Union Hospital. Larry is survived by his siblings; Vicky, Wesley Bigler, III, Carolyn, Kristie Bigler, William Bigler. Also his nieces, Miranda Bigler, Jazlyn Bigler, and Claira Bigler. He is preceded in death by his father, Wesley Bigler, Jr. and nieces, Tayler Bigler and Kadence Bigler.
A celebration of life has been held.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to to the COPD Foundation at http://www.copdfoundation.org in Larry’s Name

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Judith K. Chumley

Judith K. Chumley 76, of Terre Haute was born into eternal life on September 8, 2014 at Indiana University-Methodist Hospital. Judith was born in Evansville, on March 5, 1938 the daughter of the late Charles E. and Mary U. (Heathcott) Robinson. Mrs. Chumley retired from Union Hospital in the Houskeeping department, she also worked for Columbia Records and Fowler Park. She was a Democrat Committee person and was involved in her neighborhood community watch program. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James B. Chumley; son, James Chumley; grandson, Charles R. Chumley Jr.; brother, Sonny Robinson; sisters; Darle Stewart, Barb Pease, Pat Majors. Survivors include sons; Robert L Chumley of Terre Haute, Charles R. (Virginia) of Brazil; grandchildren, Michael Chumley, James M. Jr. Chumley, Patricia Ford, Jerri McDonald, Brittney Chumley and Robert Chumley II, 15 great grand children and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Liturgy will be held 12:05 PM, Monday September 15, 2014 at St. Benedict Catholic Church (111 South 9th Street) with Friar Martin Day OFM Conventual officiating. Inurnment will take place at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Donations to the family would be appreciated.
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Timothy G. McCarty

Timothy G. McCarty 55, of Parke County died Friday, August 29, 2014. Tim was born in Clinton on May 15, 1959 the son of Estal M. and Kathern J. (Hargrove) McCarty. Mr. McCarty worked at Superior Hardwoods for many years. He was preceded in death by his father; nephew, Jerry Huxfrod Jr. Tim is survived by his mother; sisters, Judy K (Robin) Gineman of Rockville, M. Jane Tyler of Fairview, Ann Wake-Smith of Fairview and Kendra S. Kirk of Rockville, sons; Charlie Cummins (Jenifer) of Hillsdale, John W. Cummins JR. (Marti)of Montezuma, Shawn R. Cummins (Terri) Hillsdale, daughter; Christine S. Huffman of Hillsdale, 12 Grandchildren and best friend, Rosellen M. McCarty of Hillsdale.
A celebration of life will be held at Mecca New Life Wesleyan Church Saturday, September 6, 2014 1:00 PM with Pastor Donna Hardesty officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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Linda L. (Alexander) Wills

Linda L. (Alexander) Wills, 77 of Terre Haute passed away at Union Hospital-Terre Haute on August 26, 2014. She was born in Putnam County, Indiana on June 25, 1937 the daughter of the late Everett and Julia (Brown) Alexander. Linda worked at Chesty’s for a number of years and was the co-owner of Don Wills Business Machines with her husband, Don. Mrs. Wills enjoyed traveling with her husband, and her life devoted her family. She was a member of the Loyal order of the Moose Lodge for many years, and in recent years, the F.A.C.T. Team in Fountainet. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years Richard Donald Wills; and brother, Donnie L. Alexander. Linda is survived by her children; Johnny L (Teresa), Diana L. (Steve) Fagg, and Tony Wills all of Terre Haute. She will be dearly missed by grandchildren; Christopher (Amanda) Wills, Ashley, Melinda, Amber, Payton, Payton, Sydney, Hunter, Taylor and great-grand children, Kaden, Avery, Kirsten, Carter, Brianna, and Lillianna. Also surviving are brothers; Harold (Marlene) Alexander, Lester (Barbara) Alexander and sister-in-law Barbara Alexander.
A celebration of Linda’s life will be held Saturday, August 30, 2014, 1:00 PM at Flatwood Cemetery 2641 S. County Road 75 E. in Greencastle (adjacent to the Stout residence).
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
In lieu of flowers, Donations in her name may be made to Vigo County C.A.S.A. 141 Oak Street Terre Haute, Indiana 47807
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Susan G Schwartz

Susan G. Schwartz, 53 of Fairview Park passed away on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at her residence. Susan was born in Terre Haute on December 30, 1960 the daughter of Larry E. Lotze and Mary A.(Eggers) Campbell. Ms. Schwartz was formerly employed at Fox Canteen Services as a cook. She was preceded in death by her father. Susan is survived by her mother; Mary A. (Kenneth) Campbell of Clinton, children; Brandon R. Schwartz, Shaun F.(Brookie Frakes) Schwartz both of Terre Haute, Breanna (Josue) Franco of Fairbanks, grandchildren; Shiana, Shaun, Mariana, Maurino, sister; Terry Cottom of Terre Haute; nieces, Crystal L. Cottom of Terre Haute, Tanya Hulett of Jefferson, TX, Erica Campbell of Clinton and nephew, T.J. Campbell of Clinton.
A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday, August 28, 2013 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church (South Campus) 3050 East Davis Drive, with Pastor Aaron Wheaton officiating
The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated in Susan’s name at Advantage Plus Federal Credit Union 1122 N. Fruitridge Ave. Terre Haute, Indiana 47805
A benefit dinner for Susan will be held 4:30 to 9:00 PM at the pavilion at Collet Park
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials.
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Larry W. McBride

Larry W. McBride 74, of Terre Haute went home to be Lord on Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was born in Terre Haute on November 19, 1939, the son of the late Charles and Geraldine (Malone) McBride. Larry was retired from Duke Energy. P.S.I with 23 years of service. Mr. McBride was proceeded in death by his parents; Wife, Sharon L. (Vester) McBride; brother, Maxon McBride, and granddaughter, Kasey R. Keown.
Survivors include children; Christina L. (Kevin) Horton, Larry D. (Amy) McBride both of Terre Haute, and Dawn R. (Dan) Keown of Brownsburg. Also surviving is brother; Kenneth (Marjean) McBride of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Kevin L. Horton II, Tanner P. Horton, Hannah J. McBride, Josiah D. McBride, Elijah J. McBride, Jessie R. Keown and Jaelyn C. Keown.
A Celebration of life will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:00 PM at the King’s Harvest Foursquare Church (1801 Harding Avenue) with Red. Dennis Leak officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the church prior to services.
Burial will take place at Durham Cemetery.
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