Mary Ellen McFarland

TIPTON – Mary Ellen McFarland, 87 of Tipton, died at 1:48 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 at I.U. Health – Tipton Hospital.  She had spent the last several years living at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton where she made many friends. Mary Ellen was born in Goldsmith on Jan. 28, 1933, to Joseph O.…

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Addilyn Grace Idlewine

TIPTON – Addilyn Grace Idlewine, infant daughter of Derek L. and Brooklyn Ann (Frye) Idlewine of Tipton, passed away on July 25, 2020, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. Addilyn’s birth was being lovingly anticipated by her whole family.  Although her mother and father were not able to meet her in life on earth, they…

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Thomas Leroy “Tom” Rodeffer

ATLANTA – Thomas Leroy “Tom” Rodeffer, age 73, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville. Tom was born in Muncie on April 24, 1947, the son of George and Harriett (Madill) Rodeffer. On Sept. 5, 1995, he married  Mary (Tousignant) Anderson and they shared  25 years of…

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Carl R. “Bob” Ragan

TIPTON – Carl Robert “Bob” Ragan, 85, of Tipton and formerly of Atlanta, died at 8:27 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton. He was born on Jan. 27, 1935, in Prairie Township in Tipton County to Thomas L. and Opal (Shope) Ragan. Bob married Talue Conaway on Oct. 5,…

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David Hayden Garnes

David Hayden Garnes,  45, of Anderson, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 31, 2020 in Frankton as a result of an automobile accident. He was born July 7, 1975 in Ripley, W. Va.,  the son of Doyle D. Garnes and Beverly (Vincent) Martin. He was a 1993 graduate of Elwood Community High School. He was…

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Third Elwood Junior-Senior High student tests positive

By STEVEN MURREY Elwood Community School Corporation Superintendent Dr. Joe Brown notified EJSHS families Thursday that a third student had tested positive for COVID-19. “We were notified today that a student at EJSHS tested positive for COVID-19. This student was a close contact of the student that tested positive earlier this week,” Brown wrote in an…

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Patricia A. Foor Lane

ALEXANDRIA – Patricia A. (Latchaw) Foor Lane, 90, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at St. Vincent Ascension Hospital in Anderson following an extended illness. Pat was born on March 17, 1930 in Summitville to Joseph and Ruth (Janney) Latchaw and had lived in the Alexandria area most of her lifetime. She was a…

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Naomi Pauline McCord

FRANKTON – Naomi Pauline McCord, 84, a life long resident of Frankton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at Summit Health & Living in Summitville, Ind. Naomi was born in Madison County on April 15, 1936, to the late Leo and Katherine (Bangle) McCord. Naomi was a sweet and gentle soul who loved…

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Arthur “Neil” Foor

Arthur “Neil” Foor, 49, of Elwood, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at his residence. Neil was born in Elwood on March 4, 1971, the son of Arthur V. Foor and Anna (Phelps) Groover. Neil graduated in 1991 from Elwood Community High School. Neil was employed at Warner Bodies of Elwood and formerly…

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Keith Eugene Frazier

Keith Eugene Frazier, age 67, of Tipton, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020. in Peru. Keith was born Dec. 19, 1952, in Marion, the son of the late John and Arnetta (Spencer) Frazier. He was a GM Certified auto mechanic at Dan Young GMC in Tipton, retiring after 30 years of service. He loved…

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