Obituaries

November 29, 2019

Donald E. Plake, Jr., 86, and a lifelong resident of Elwood, passed away surrounded by his family on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at his home following an extended illness. Memorial contributions are suggested to Grace United Methodist Church through the funeral home. Online condolences and memories may be shared at copherfeslermay.com.

Patricia Ruth Horn, 85, formerly of Akron, died on November 26, 2019 at 4:51 p.m. at Peabody Retire-ment Community, North Manchester, Ind. where she was a resident. Online condolences may be sent to www.earllovefuneralhome.com

November 30, 2019

Lula M. Kelly, age 92 of Fishers and formerly a lifelong resident of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 at Bridgewater Healthcare in Carmel following an extended illness. Visitation for family and friends will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church through the funeral home.

December 2, 2019

Robert L. “Bob” Knotts, 81, of Elwood, died Sunday at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home.

Alice M. Couch, 83, of Elwood, died Thursday at McGivney Health Care Center in Carmel. Funeral arrangements are pending at Dunnichay Funeral Home.

Freeman Fox Sr., 86, Forest, passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at his home.  Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Freeman’s memory to the Kokomo Humane Society.

The Rev. Leon Clark, 88, Kokomo, passed away at 12:25 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at his home. Friends are welcome to gather at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to follow in procession from Crossroads Community Church for graveside services at 10 a.m. in Brookside Cemetery in Windfall.  Contributions may be made in Leon’s memory to the Action Pact Children’s Ministry at Crossroads.

Frankie A. Drake, age 94, of Westfield and formerly of Cicero, passed away Nov. 28, 2019, at Sanders Glenn Assisted Living in Westfield. Visitation and funeral services took place today, Dec. 2, 2019, at Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel, 209 W. Jackson St. in Cicero. Pastor Kim Drake officiated. Burial followed at Cicero Cemetery.

December 3, 2019

Linda Kay Jarrett Bradburn Parsons went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 after enduring Parkinson’s Disease for two decades. Dunnichay Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Patricia Vincent, 58, of Elwood, died today at Community Hospital in Anderson. Funeral arrangements are pending at Dunnichay Funeral Home.

December 4, 2019

Steve A. Vincent, 62, of Elwood, died unexpectedly today in Alexandria. Funeral arrangements are pending at Dunnichay Funeral Home.

Freda Mae (Auler) Pratt, 88, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019 at her residence following an extended struggle with Alzheimers. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 at Owens Funeral Home in Alexandria with Pastor Randy Murphy officiating. Interment will follow in the IOOF Cemetery in Alexandria.

James G. Kelley Jr., 53, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 at Community Hospital in Anderson after a sudden illness. Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 2 at Noffze Funeral Home in Alexandria with Lisa Brown officiating. Graveside services took place at noon Tuesday at Vinson Memorial Cemetery in Summitville.

December 5, 2019

E. Fern Dickover, 89, Sharpsville, passed away at 2:20 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, at IU Heatlh Tipton Hospital.  Memorial contributions may be made in Fern’s memory to Liberty Baptist Church.  Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

December 6, 2019

Phyllis Dever, 82, of Elwood, died Thursday at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Dunnichay Funeral Home.

Janice E. (Massengill) Cornwell, age 74, of Tipton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Visitation for family and friends will take place prior to the service from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

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