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D14 THE! IANAPOLIS ! SUNDAY APRIL 13. 1997 m mm m tjf.li MARION COUNTY SUELLA PCSTCN ZOLLARS, 77. Attica, formerly of Indianapolis, died April 10. She was a member of the Attica Associate Chapter of Trl Kappa sorority and the Attica Order of the Eastern Star. Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Hospice Program. Lafavette. Services: 2 p.m. April 14 at 307 S. Brady St.. Attica, with calling there from 4 to 9 p.m. April 13. Burial: Riverside Cemetery. Attica. Survivors: husband Paul Zollars; children Eleanor "Dolly Pos-ton-Zollars. Floyd "Charlie" Poston Zollars; stepchildren Larry L., Richard Zollars, Andrea Zollars Bryson. Maus Funeral Home, Attica. Is handling BETTY J. TOMPKINS WEAVER, 66. Anderson, died April 12. She retired from Delco Remy Division of General Motors Corp. in 1987. She was a member of the Markleville North Christian Church and Greensboro Order of the Eastern Star. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Services: 11:30 a.m. April 15 In Robert D. Loose Funeral Home, South Chapel, Anderson, with calling from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery. She was the widow of William Earl Weaver. Survivors: sons William E. Jr.. David A. Weaver; eight grandchildren: a U.S. DEATHS Lawrence A. Apptey: The former president of the American Management Association and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Merit died April 11 in Hamilton, N.Y. He was 92. He emphasized human relations over technology. From 1948 to 1968, he was president of the American Management Association, the world's biggest and oldest management organization. He moved to Washington in 1941 and became a consultant on civilian and personnel training to the secretary of war. A year later, he was made director of the placement bureau of the War Manpower Commission. Mae Boren Axton: The songwriter who co-wrote the Elvis Presley hit Heartbreak Hotel and was the mother of the singer-songwriter Hoyt Axton died April 9 in Nashville, Tenn. She was 82. Axton's songs were recorded by such country music stars as Patsy Cline, Faron Young, Conway Twitty and Hank Snow. Bob Cain: The Detroit Tigers baseball player who pitched to a midget in a 1951 gimmick dreamed up by Bill Veeck died of cancer April 7 in Cleveland. He was 72. During his baseball career, Cain also pitched for the Chicago White Sox and St Louis Browns. Lyn Croat The World War II correspondent who brought to light the role of Japanese-American soldiers in the Pacific died Monday in Washington, D.C. She was 80. The former Associated Press and Honolulu Star-Bulletin reporter told the story about the nisei's role in her book Honor by Fire, published in 1994. Charles Hayes: The labor activist who was picked by Harold Washington to complete his term in Congress after Washington was elected mayor of Chicago died April 8 in Chicago. Hayes was 79. The longtime union leader was de JOHN P. MORGAN, 78. Greenwood, died April 10. He had worked for Puro-lator Courier and for several motel chains. He was a Navy veteran and a graduate of Cincinnati Bible College. Services and calling: none. Burial: Mount Olive Church Cemetery. New Vienna, Ohio. Survivor: sister Toka Faye Ward. Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home. Greenwood West, is handling arrangements. LOUISE EDNA REYNOLDS MULLINS, 63, Indianapolis, died April 11. She was a nurse. Services: 1 p.m. April 14 In Crown Hill Funeral Home, with calling from 11 a.m. Burial: Cana (lnd.) Cemetery. She was the widow of Charles Mullins. Survivors: children George Hammel III. Helen L. Mann, Delores Lorrhlne Sauage; brothers Michael Marling, James Reynolds; sister Linda Pyle. MILDRED L. FRANTZREB PATRICK. 85, Terre Haute, formerly of Indianapolis, died April 11. She had worked as a nurse at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Services: 2 p.m. April 14 in DeBaun Sprlnghill Chapel, Terre Haute, with calling from noon. She was the widow of Roy T. Patrick. Survivors: brothers John Gordon. Robert Wlnfield, Arthur Leo Frantzreb. RUTH MARGARET COPAS PAULSON, 66, Indianapolis, died April 11. She was a homemaker. Services: 11:30 a.m. April 14 in Wilson St. Pierre Chapel of the Chimes, with calling from 5 to 9 p.m. April 13. Burial: New Crown Cemetery. Survivors: husband Forrest F. Paulson; children Vickie D., Gary W Forrest S. Paulson; brothers Mose Jr., Wlldon Copas; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild. CHESTER LEE PEARSON, 82. Plain-field, died April 12. He was an Inspector for Insley Manufacturing, retiring in 1976. He was a member of Apostolic Bible Church. Services: 1 p.m. April 16 In Hall-Baker Funeral Home. Plain-field, with calling from 10 a.m. Burial: Floral Park Cemetery. He was the widower of Rose Pearson. Survivors: sons Murrell, Donald Lee Pearson; brothers Russell. Gilbert Pearson; sister Roanna Scott; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. EVA CATHERINE DEWEY RODE, 80. Sheridan, died April 11. She had worked for Flying Rebel Restaurant. Waugh, 30 years. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sheridan Fire Department or the donor's favorite church. Services: 10 a.m. April 15 In Kercheval Funeral Home, Sheridan, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Cicero Cemetery. She was the widow of Harvey Franklin Rode. Survivors: children Thomas H John David Rode, Kathleen Utz, Anna Gerber, Mary Johnson, Ruth Zimmerman; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. FLORENCE KESTENBAUM SINKER, 91, Indianapolis, died April 11. She was a homemaker. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Services: 2 p.m. April 16 in Aaron-Ruben-Nelson Meridian Hills Mortuary. Burial: Washington Park North Cemetery. Survivors: sisters Rose Bokar Kesten, Cecelia K. Metzger. MARY LOU HAGUE SIX, 62. Alexandria, died April 12. She was a home-maker. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint John's Medical Center hospice program. Services: 10 a.m. April 15 In Owens Funeral Home,Al-exandrla, with calling from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Alexandria. Survivors: husband Neal D. Six; children Lucille, Terry, Randy Six, Mellta Goddard, Shirley Bailey; brother Harold "Gene" Hague; sisters Wllma McCune, Ruth Ehrhart; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. JAMES NEIL SUMMITT, 15, Martinsville, died April 10. He was a freshman at Martinsville High School. Services: 11 a.m. April 14 In St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, Martinsville. Calling: 4 to 9 p.m. April 13 in Costin Funeral Chapel, Martinsville. Survivors: father and stepmother' James O. and Sandy Lynn Balay Summitt; mother Colleen O'Brien Moore; sister Shelby Moore; grandparents James and Linda Murray Summitt, Keith and Carolyn Sue Brummett Balay, Pauline O'Brien; great-grandparents Vernla May Denney, Madge Brummett. RUTH LOUISE TACKETT LINNE DODGE, 75. Greenfield, died April 11. She worked at Hook Drugs warehouse for 10 years, retiring In 1979. She was a member of Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church, Greenfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Unit of Regency Place, Greenfield. Services: 10 a.m. April 15 In Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 14. Entombment: Washington Park East Cemetery. She was the widow of Merle Everett Dodge. Survivors: children Linda Ruth Turner. Ro-sella Marie Foster, Elmer Ray, Don Edward Llnne; brother Ray Schup-plng: 15 grandchildren; 18 greatgrandchildren. W.O. TIBBLE EASON, 63. Nobles-ville. died April 11. He had worked for Firestone Industrial Rubber Products 27 years. Services: 10 a.m. April 14 In Randall & Roberts Funeral Home. NoblesvlUe. with calling from 2 to 5 p.m. April 13. Burial: Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Fishers. He was the widower of Alma Marie Eason. Survivors: wife Nancy J. Miller Eason: children Timothy T.. Joseph J.. Christopher T. Eason: stepchildren Sheila A. Kees-llng, Douglas C. Bowmer II, Michael A., William S. Miller, Heather L. Burn-worth; sister Donna B. Eason Prater: nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. JOSEPH HAROLD ECK Sr., 75. Franklin, died April 11. He was a truck driver for Capitol City Beverages, Astro Paving and Milestone Paving for a total of 35 years, retiring in 1987. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater. Services: at 9:30 a.m. April 15 in Vandlvler-Tudor Funeral Home, Franklin, and at 10 a.m. In St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Franklin, of which he was a member. Calling: from 3 to 8 p.m. April 14 in the funeral home. Burial: Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the endowment of the church. Survivors: wife Mary Katherlne Kelthley Eck; children Jeannette Barnett, Margaret Richter, Mary Ellen Long, Louise Smith, Joseph Harold Jr., Bernard, James, William, Jason Eck; brothers Bernard, Leonard Eck; sisters Catherine Wagner, Gertrude Schonecker: eight grandchildren; two stepgrand-chlldren; three great-stepgrandchll-dren. LOUISE B. LUKE FRY, 97. Indianapolis, died April 9. She was a home-maker. Services and calling: none. Entombment: Washington Park East Cemetery. She was the widow of Earl S. Fry. Survivors: daughter Florence F. Calvert; sister Elnora M. Luke; a grandson. Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. ROBERT E. GALLAGHER, 83. Indianapolis, died April 11. He worked at National Starch Co. for 35 years, retiring in 1985. He also had been a farmer for many years. Services: 1 p.m. April 14 in Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home, Greenwood West, with calling from noon. Burial: Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood. Survivors: wife Mary Gallagher; daughters Jane Butler, Janet Freeh; sister Amanda Jane Jenkins; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. JACKIE LEE GIBSON, 60, Poland, lnd., formerly of Indianapolis, died April 10. He was a self-employed concrete contractor. Services: private. Survivors: children Lisa Heppler. Den-Ise Moomey, Vlnce Gibson; mother Margaret Suiter Gibson; sister Marcla Sell; brothers Harold G. Jr., Howard, Jerry Gibson; five grandchildren. Whi-taker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, handled arrangements. EMERSON W. GRAHAM, 88. Indianapolis, died April 10. He operated Graham's Salvage for 30 years, retiring In 1984. He also worked 13 years at Indianapolis Power & Light Co. He was a member of Ben Davis Christian Church. Services: 1 p.m. April 15 In Conkle Funeral Home, Lynhurst Chapel, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Floral Park Cemetery. Survivors: wife Thelma G. Lynam Graham; children Sandra G. Stockmeyer, Emerson H. Graham; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. CLARA ODELL BENHAM HARBIN, 93, Plainfleld, died April 11. She was a homemaker. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Services: 10 a.m. April 15 In Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Round Hill Cemetery. She was the widow of Robert Melvin Harbin. Survivors: children Robert Benham Harbin. Conna Hawkins; brother A.W. Benham; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. INDIANA DEATHS Chemical weapons depot gets environmental award Bade, Gertrude L. Harris, 75 Brill, Simon D., 80 Butrum, Luedna Lennis, 89 Clendenon, Faye Sanders, 65 Fry, Louise B. Luke, 97 Gallagher, Robert E., 83 Graham, Emerson W., 88 Hall, Bertha Ball, 71 Loser, Robert W.. 85 Melbardis, Janis John, 73 Mullins, Louise E. Reynolds, 63 Paulson, Ruth M. Copas, 66 Sinker, Florence K., 91 Smith, Marie Loretta Bowlen, 93 Wright, Faye Ann Miller, 61 HAMILTON COUNTY Eason, W.O. Tibbie, 63 Hatton, Cleo L. Pickard, 72 Rode, Eva Catherine Dewey, 80 HANCOCK COUNTY Dodge, Ruth Tackett Linne, 75 HENDRICKS COUNTY Harbin, Clara Odell Benham, 93 Pearson, Chester Lee, 82 JOHNSON COUNTY Cliburn, Robert L, 75 Eck, Joseph Harold Sr., 75 Morgan, John P., 78 MADISON COUNTY Crum, Earl E., 70 Six, Mary Lou Hague, 62 Weaver, Betty J. Tompkins, 66 MORGAN COUNTY Summitt, James Neil, 15 FORMER RESIDENTS Click, Harriet J. House, 81 Gibson, Jackie Lee, 60 Henson, Ruby 0. Dickerson, 81 Patrick, Mildred L. Frantzreb, 85 Poole, Elizabeth McClain, 85 Zollars, Suella Poston, 77 April 13, 1997 BERTHA BALL HALL, 71. Indianapolis, died April 11. She was a home-maker. She was a member of the Assembly of God Calvary Temple Church. Services: 4 p.m. April 13 In Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, with calling from noon. Graveside services: 3 p.m. April 15 In Junior Furnace (Ohio) Cemetery, with calling from 10 a.m. In Phillips Funeral Home, Ironton, Ohio. She was the widow of Revls Hall. Survivors: children Carl, Paul, Joe, Sondra Hall, Reva J. Hart, Lora Maloof; sisters Marie Brown, Myrtle Kiser; eight grandchildren. CLEO L. PICKARD HATTON, 72, Sheridan, died April 10. She was an assembler for General Electric 20 years, retiring In 1975. She was a member of Sheridan American Legion Auxiliary. Services: 10:30 a.m. April 14 In Kercheval Funeral Home, Sheridan, with calling from 3 to 8 p.m. April 13. Burial: Crown View Cemetery, Sheridan. She was the widow of Kenneth Palmer and Hugh L. Hatton. Survivors: daughter Joyce Herron; stepson Michael Hatton; brother Floyd V. Pickard: sisters Geraldlne Gunkel, Wllma Jean Adair, Mary Rector; three grandchildren. RUBY 0. DICKERSON HENSON, 81. Lebanon, Ohio, formerly of Anderson, died April 11. She was a homemaker. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkview Church of the Nazarene, Anderson, of which she was a member. Services: 2:30 p.m. April 15 In Robert D. Loose Funeral Home, South Chapel, Anderson, with calling from 12:30 p.m. Burial: Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery. She was the widow of Talmage E. Henson. Survivors: daughter Delores J. Wheeler; two grandchildren. ROBERT W. LOSER, 85. Indianapolis, died April 12. He had been an attorney for many years, retiring In 1982; he was a law partner with his son since 1969. From 1949 to 1969, he had practiced law on his own. Before that, he had been a partner In Louie Smith & Loser. He also had been an examiner for the Public Service Commission, now the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. He was a 1935 graduate of Indiana University School of Law. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Indianapolis Athletic Club and Highland Country Club. Memorial con- tributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Services: 11 a.m. April 14 In Flanner & Buchanan Broad Ripple Mortuary, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 13. Burial: Washington Park East Cemetery. He was the widower of Dorothy M. Groff Loser. Survivors: sons Robert W. II, Thomas G. Loser; two granddaughters. JANIS JOHN MELBARDIS, 73. Indianapolis, died April 11. He was a machinist at J.C. Wilson Engineering Corp. for 38 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Latvian Community Center and the Indiana Latvian Association. Memorial contributions may be made to the Catholic seminary, Latvia. Services: April 15 11:30 a.m. In Feeney-Hornak Keystone Mortuary and at noon In Christ the King Catholic Church, of which he was a member. Calling: 5 to 9 p.m. April 14 in the mortuary. Burial: Calvary Cemetery. Survivors: wife Bronls-lava Sventeckis Melbardis: children Andis J. Melbardis, Astra M. Plucis; brother Ansls Melbardis; sister Vlja Stepens; four grandchildren. ELIZABETH McCLAIN POOLE, 85. North Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Greenwood, died April 12. She worked In the Insulin department of Ell Lilly and Co. for 29 years, retiring In 1974. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Acton. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the Alzheimer's Association. Services: 2 p.m. GERTRUDE LaVAUN HARRIS BADE. 75. Speedway, died April 11. She was a ward secretary at Wishard Memorial Hospital from 1969 to 1983 and a file clerk at Ell Lilly and Co. from 1940 to 1951. She was a member of American Legion Post 500 Auxiliary and Fairfax Christian Church, to which memorial contributions may be made. Services: 1 p.m. April 15 In Conkle Funeral Home, Speedway Chapel, with calling from 3 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Lincoln Memory Gardens, Whites-town. Survivors: husband William Walker Bade: daughters Jennell L. Gilbert. Laura L. Bade, Ellen J. Butler: brother Howard W. Harris: sisters Frances Clark, Dorothy Haas, Nancy McVay; a grandson. SIMON D. BRILL, 80. Indianapolis, died April 12. He was an accountant for the Internal Revenue Service 30 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the board of directors at Congregation Shaaray TeflUa and a former secretary of United Orthodox Hebrew Congregation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Little Red Door Cancer Agency. Graveside services: 2 p.m. April 14 In Shara Tefilo Cemetery. Survivors: cousins Miriam Satinsky, Freda Coleman, Edith Garfield. Aaron-Ruben-Nelson Meridian Hills Mortuary is handling arrangements. LUEDNA CRABILL LENNIS BUTRUM, 89. Indianapolis, died April 12. She was a looper 20 years for Real Silk Hosiery Mills, retiring In 1949. Memorial contributions may be made to Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, of which she was a member, or to the Indiana chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. Services: 10:30 a.m. April 15 In Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery. She was the widow of Forrest G. Lennis and of Leonard L. Butrum. Survivors: daughter Betty Stallard; stepdaughters Renie Shaw, Linda Butrum, Christine Bo-hanan; sister Marjorie Flannagan; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. 1 FAYE SANDERS CLENDENON, 65. Indianapolis, died April 12. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Fountain Square Church of Christ. Services: 10 a.m. April 15 in High's Funeral Home, McMinnville. Tenn. Calling: 3 to 6 p.m. April 13 In G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home and 5 to 9 p.m. April 14 in High's Funeral Home. Burial: Salem Cemetery, McMinnville. Survivors: husband Clifford E. Clendenon; children Cynthia J., Jeffrey L. Clendenon: sisters Edla Davis, Sandra Grlffeth, Audrey Carothers, Pat Maloney, Doris Perkins; brothers Larry "Bud," Russell Sanders. ROBERT L CLIBURN, 75. Greenwood, died April 11. He worked 37 years for Eli Lilly and Co., retiring in 1983 as a senior technician in pharmacological testing. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene. of which he was a member. Services: 1 p.m. April 15 In Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home, Greenwood West, with calling from 4 to 9 p.m. April 14. Burial: Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood. Survivors: wife . Carolyn Buckrop Cliburn: sister Melba Calvert. ,-" HARRIET J. HOUSE CLICK, 81, Fort ' Wayne, previously of Marlon County, died April 12. She was a homemaker. " She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Trinity chapter, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, of which she - was a member. Services: 11 a.m. April 15 In D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, Fort Wayne, with calling from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. April 14 and from 10 a.m. April 15. Burial: Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. She was the widow of John W. Click. Survivors: children James D., Robert W. Click, Maryann Neuhouser, Marjorie Vanderford; brother Selby House; sisters Dorothy Shaw, Marjorie Elmore: nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. EARL E. CRUNI, 70, Anderson, died April 11. He was a tool Inspector at Delco Remy Division of General Motors Corp. for 28 years, retiring in 1976. Previously, he was a clerk and telegraph operator for the Nickel Plate Road. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Services: 11 a.m. April 15 in Noffze Funeral Home, Alexandria, with calling from 3 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: East Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson. Survivors: wife Norma Jean Blake Crum; children Stephen E., Timothy O. Crum, Cathy L. Sanford; sister Evelyn Kelly: 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. FUNERAL HOME AND FAMILY CHANGES LUCINDA LAWSON SPEARS Services will be at 4 p.m. April 14 In A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, Glasgow, Ky., with calling from 3 p.m. The date and times changed after the obituary was published April 12. J A funeral doesn't have to cost a fortune. Family FUNERAL CARE (317) 871-0000 NORTH-8648 Purdue Road Suite A Indianapolis, IN 46268 SOUTH-8936 Southpointe Drive Suite B-5 Indianapolis, IN 46227 Oil fat a free brochure and video. Newport facility being honored for helping preserve prairie lands and endangered species. Associated Press NEWPORT, lnd. The Newport Chemical Depot, where the Army stores tons of a deadly chemical agent, is being honored for its efforts to preserve endangered prairie lands and species within its borders. The west-central Indiana facility was honored Friday with the Army's Environmental Award for Natural Resources Conservation. The Army bestows a total of 15 environmental awards annually. Located in Vermillion County, the 7,100-acre depot borders the Wabash River and is situated between two natural regions once feated in the 1992 Democratic primary by former Black Panther Bobby Rush after it was disclosed Hayes was among the members of Congress who had overdrafts at the House bank. Henry Baldwin Hyd The New York lawyer and one-time U.S. spymaster who helped pave the way for the Allied landings in France died April 5 in New York. He was 82. Hyde was a crucial player in the Office of Strategic Services developed by Maj. Gen. William Donovan the 'lather" of the Central Intelligence Agency. Hyde served as Donovan's chief of intelligence in France and later in Switzerland. Laura Nyra The artist who became one of the most successful singer-songwriters of the 1960s died April 8 of ovarian cancer in Danbury, Conn. She was 49. Her hits included Eli's Coming, Stoned Soul Picnic and And When I Die. Her songs were recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary, Blood Sweat and Tears, the Fifth Dimension and Barbra Streisand. Gino P. Sarrtfc The Air Force engineer who developed the modem pilot ejection system died April 10 in Dayton, Ohio. He was 81 and had spent most of his career at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. WORLD DEATHS Alejo Peratta: The leading industrial magnate, educator and prominent figure in Mexican professional baseball died April 8 of a heart attack in Mexico City. He was 80. His family's industrial conglomerate, Grupo Industrias Unidas, includes more than 60 companies employing 10,000 workers. He founded the Mexico City Tigers in 1955 and created the minor league Liga Central in 1959. common to west-central Indiana the Grand Prairie and Central Till Plain. : Characterized by fertile soil and a gently rolling landscape they are home to endangered and threatened species, including the large yellow lady's slipper an orchid species and a colony of the rare myotis bat. Opreys, sandhill cranes, bald eagles and a variety of other rare birds also frequent the base, where 1,269 tons of the chemical weapon VX are stored. VX is highly toxic in both liquid and vapor form. - The nerve agent, produced at the facility in the 1960s, is stored in cylindrical steel containers housed inside a sealed metal building. Congress has mandated that the Army destroy all stockpiled chemical weapons by 2004. 3 Now You Have A Choice In Indianapolis Don't pay for funeral services that you do not need. We come directly to you. Save up to 60 off the national average on funeral costs. Call for a free brochure and costs. Affordable t3) Funeral Services frmtd plana are available. Credit cardi accepted 317-471-1260 or 888-471-1260 8648 Purdue Rd, Stt. B Indianapolis, IN 46268 Bawd on Itie National Funeral DtKctun AieodaDon wvey of the national average, HM in 1995. Lfil uijcsS-cli IS LnJ FOR PERSONAL ASSISTANCE CALL (317) 633-1212 The Star the news MARIE "G.G." LORETTA BOWLEN SMITH, 93. Indianapolis, died April 11. She was a statistical operator for Ell Lilly and Co. 40 years, retiring In 1968. Services: April 14 at 9:30 a.m. In Shirley Brothers Drexel Chapel and at 10 a.m. In Little Flower Catholic Church, of which she was a member. Calling: 2 to 9 p.m. April 13 In the funeral home. She was the widow of Charles M. Smith. Survivors: daughter Patricia Schlenz; sisters Betty Rellly, Rosemary Jennings, Joan Humbles; six grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren. FAYE ANN MILLER WRIGHT, 61. Speedway, died April 11. She was president of Macco Equipment for 23 years. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, of which she was a member. Services: 11:30 a.m. April 14 in the church. Calling: 3 to 8 p.m. April 13 In Conkle Funeral Home, Speedway Chapel. Entombment: Floral Park Cemetery. Survivors: husband Wes Wright; children Victor W. Wright, Jane Ann Rlojas: mother Alverta Newbury Miller; brothers Frank E Thomas F. Miller; a granddaughter. c Deliver The Star Call 633-1111 for more information. mm INDIANAPOLIS Not just something you read. Something you use. Deaths reported from outside the Indianapolis area: Attics Miles Shurman Stonebraker, 61, husband of Juanita Eileen Hutts Stonebraker (Maus Funeral Home, Attica). Batesville Anthony F. Dietz, 86, husband of Agnes Weigel Dietz (Weigel Funeral Home). Ceiestine Edward J. Hasenour, 91, husband of Theresa Mathies Hasenour (Becher & Kluesner Funeral Home, Jasper). Elwood Richard James Cheek, 42 (Goodwin Funeral Home). Jasper Su Ja Mitchell, 56, wife of Clifton Mitchell (Becher & Kluesner Funeral Home). Holton Janie LaFollette McNeelan, 48, wife of Dwayne McNeelan (Bovard Funeral Home). New Castle Marguerite Beeson Adams, 90, widow of Orman Adams (Frame & Hostetler Funeral Home). North Vernon Eliza Lucille Hendren Fox, 83, widow of Nelson E. Fox (Pickett Funeral Home). SuHivan Dalton Donald O'Neal, infant son of Ethan and Tamrny Wright O'Neal (Alexander Funeral Home, Sullivan Chapel). Vevay Jacob D. Wickey, 2, son of David S. and Sylvia Schwartz Wickey (Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home). mm mm 9S JL "Never been late nor missed a paper in 34 years!" Norma Kirchhofer FOR DEPENDABLE HOME DELIVERY CALL 633-9211 April 15 in Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home, Franklin, with calling from 3 to 8 p.m. April 14. Burial: Washington Park East Cemetery. Survivors: husband Wayne O. Poole; son Gene E. McRae; stepchildren Shirley Cruse, William Coy; two grandchildren; 20 stepgrandchlldren; three great-grandchildren; 14 great-stepgrandchildren.

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