Area Obituaries

Frank M. Morris

ATLANTA – Frank M. Morris, 84, of Atlanta, died at 6:33 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at IU Health Tipton Hospital. Frank was born on Aug. 28, 1936, in Moss, Tenn., to Ned and Ollie Belle (Savage) Morris. He married Gussie Fultz on Jan. 4, 1958, and they enjoyed 63 years of marriage together.…

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David L. Bir

ALEXANDRIA – David L. Bir, 56, Alexandria, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. He was born on March 27, 1964 in Lebanon, Ind. to Kenneth and Alice (Buschman) Bir. David was a graduate of Alexandria-Monroe High School with the class of 1982. David, along with his parents passed down a…

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Larry K. Croy

ALEXANDRIA – Larry K. Croy, 70, Alexandria, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at IU Heath Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie following an extended illness. He was born on Sept. 12, 1950 in Elwood to Basil and Catherine (Smiley) Croy and had lived in Alexandria for most of his lifetime. Larry graduated from Alexandria-Monroe…

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Jeffrey Joe Retherford

Jeff Retherford, age 65, of Tipton, was welcomed into Heaven on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Jeff was born on Feb. 21, 1955 to his parents, Howard “Rutt” Retherford and Norma (Cook) Pumphrey. Jeff grew up and went to school in Tipton, graduating from Tipton High School in the Class of 1973. Before Jeff even graduated,…

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Bobby Causey

LAWTON, Okla. – Bobby Causey, 85, Lawton, Okla. and formerly from Tipton. was called home to be with his Lord in Heaven on Feb. 7, 2021, one day after his 85th birthday. Born to Rylander and Mary Ann in Winfield, Ala., in 1936, Bobby moved to Indiana at the age of 15, where he lived…

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Judith A. Hiatt

ANDERSON – Judith A. (Hull) Granger Waymire Hiatt, 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on Oct. 22, 1940 in Anderson to Paul and Elizabeth (Reese) Hull Maddox. She was a graduate of Alexandria High School with the Class of 1958 where she…

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James Lewis Moore

ELWOOD – James Lewis Moore, age 87, of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born in Hurbeak, Tenn. in Obion County on Oct. 7, 1933, to the late Edgar and Gladys (Rainey) Moore. On Aug. 18, 1953, he married Waneta Carol(Hughes) Moore and they…

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Myrna L. LaShure

ELWOOD – Myrna L. LaShure, age 84, of Elwood, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at Community Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Tipton on Sept. 26, 1936, to the late Leroy and Ruth (Hook) Wells. On Nov. 8, 1957, she married Melvin LaShure and they shared 46 years of marriage…

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William C. Houser

  William C. Houser died suddenly at home on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. He was born on Aug. 17, 1926, in Jasonville, Ind., where his family owned Houser Bro. Grocery. After moving to Anderson in the late 1940’s, his family ran a small grocery on Pendleton Avenue until beginning employment at Emge Packing Co. from…

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Carlene G. Holtsclaw

Carlene G. Holtsclaw, 79, of Elwood, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 at Elwood Health and Living. She was born on July 24, 1941 in Bowling Green, Ky., to Ralph Grimes and Mary Elizabeth Gibson. She graduated in 1959 from Lawrence Central High School. She married Robert Harrell on May 9, 1961 and he…

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