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B4 TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2003 ist CityiState THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR - WWW.INDYSTAR.COM Obituaries Laura Ann Hudnut Reed was ex-mayor's daughter Staff Report Laura Ann Hudnut Reed, 49, Mount Pleasant, Mich., daughter of former Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut III, died March 31. Mrs. Reed had been a research assistant at the Hudson Institute in Indianapolis. She.also had been a phone crisis counselor for the Marion County Mental Health Association. She was a graduate of the University of London and attended Pine Manor Junior College, Boston. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Dorrismaye S. Allen 77, Indianapolis, passed away March 31, 2003. She worked in distribution for Wm. H. Block Co. for 17 years, retiring in 1984. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am. Friday, April 4 at Little Flower Catholic Church of which she was a member with prayers at 9:30 am. at Shirley Brothers Drexel Chapel Calling will be Thursday, April 3 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. She is survived by her sons: Mark and Steven Allen; daughter Elaine Bar-nett; 8 grandchildren; and 1 great grandchild. Charlotte Barr Bates 70, Anderson, died March 29, 2003. Services: 11:30 am. April 3 at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. April 2 and 1 hour prior to services. Helen L. Cochran Branigin 84, Fortville, died March 29, 2003. Services: 10 am. April 2 at Hughes Funeral Home with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. April 1. Arrangements: FJrlewein Mortuary, Greenfield. John Campbell 54, Noblesville, died March 30, 2003. Services: 11:30 am. Friday, April 4 at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes, South Chapel with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 3. Burial of Cremains: 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5 at Oaklawn Cemetery, Fishers. Ida E. Carmack 53, Indianapolis, passed away March 27, 2003. She worked as a mail room clerk for B.M.G. Music Co., retiring in 1996. Visitation will be held Tuesday, April 1, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel She is survived by her mother Mary Marie Bruce; sons Coy R. and Keith S. Carmack; sisters Linda C. Burgess and Cathy R. Bruce; brother Dale A Bruce. Ronald L. Courtney 58, Avon, died March 31, 2003. He was the General Manager in research and engineering at Rolls Royce Plant 8 for 36 years. Mr. Courtney served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of tire Kings-way Christian Church and a past member of Scottish Rite and Mason's. Contributions: Kingsway Christian Church, American Cancer Society or Methodist Hospital. Services: 11 am. Thur., April 3, at Kingsway Christian Church, Avon. Calling one hour prior to services and from 4 to 8 p.m. Wed., April 2, at Conkle Funeral Home, Hendricks County Chapel Avon. Survivors: widow Sandra A Bell Courtney; daughters Trisha M. (Joltn) Hunter of Woodstock, GA and Melinda J. Courtney of Indianapolis; sisters Marilyn S. Flowers of Speedway and Darlene Robertson of Noblesville; father M.G. Courtney of Indianapolis; grandchildren De-vin and Brayton Hunter. Commemorate your loved ones who have passed away with special Easter In Memory ads. To place an ad, or for information, e-mail classifiedsindystar.com or call 317.444.7276. Planner AND Buchanan INFORMATION FUNERAL CENTERS & options 387-7000 Local memorial services will be at 2 p.m. April 5 in Second Presby terian Church, of which she had been a member. Hudnut served as minister of that church before be ing elected mayor in 1975. He went on to serve four terms. Burial will be in North Creek, New York. Other survivors include her husband, David Reed; son, Matthew Reed; stepdaughter, Eliza beth Reed; mother Anne Goodyear Hudnut; brothers, Michael, Timothy, William IV, Theodore and Christopher Hudnut. Helms Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant, is handling arrangements. Donald Francis Cropper o3, Indianapolis, died Mar. 29, 2003. H He was bom Oct 3, i- - !9Jy in uuuanapoiis. ft '4WfK , ,Mr. Cropper attend- 2 fyVS ed St- Patrick's Cath-,v' "T" olic School and Man-ual High School. He was supervisor for Iron Workers Local Union 22, from 1966 to 2003. Prior to that he worked at Balkamp from 1964 to 1966. Mr. Cropper was an Air Force1 veteran. During high School he worked at Sport Bowl. He was co-owner 8 years of Grandma's Closet Dolls & Gifts in Indianapolis. Mr. Cropper was an avid fisherman and bowler. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. Services will be 9 am. April 3 in G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, and 10 am. in St. Patricks Catholic Church, with calling from 5 to 9 p.m. Apr. 1 and 4 to 8 p.m. Apr. 2 in the funeral home. He was preceded in death by sister Rose-marie Cropper and brother Billy Cropper. Survivors include wife Mary Davis Cropper, son Donald Joseph Cropper; daughter Anna Marie Neel; mother Anna Marie Riley Cropper, sisters Patricia Kosart, Shirley Ilofmann; brother Robert Cropper; grandchildren Chelsea Neel, Heather Neel, Gerald Neel and Ashley Neel; great-grandson Trevan Neel. Catherine Leo Jefferies DeVol 101, Lebanon, died March 31, 2003. Services: 2 p.m. April 3 at Myers Chapel of Memories, Lebanon, with visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. April 2. Interment: Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon. Alexandria A. Dimick 8, Kirklin, died Mar. 29, 2003. Miss Dimick was bom in Indianapolis on December 27, 1994. As a student in the second grade at Thorntown Elementary School, she enjoyed her family, school, reading, swimming and her cats and dogs. Memorial contributions may be made to American Brain Tumor Association, 2720 River Road, Des Plaines, Illinois 60018-4110. A member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, where services will be 10:30 am. on Thur., Apr. 3 Visitation will be on Apr. 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, Lebanon. Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Lebanon. Survivors include parents John R. and Lorraine "Lori" Dickens Dimick; brother Scott A Dimick; grandparents William Dickens, FL., formerly of Indianapolis, Joe and Betty Closson, FL.; great-grandmother Hazel Dickens. NY; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Doris I. Odom 72, Indianapolis, died March 30, 2003. She was a homemaker. She attended the Springhill Christian Center in Mooresville. She is survived by her husband Robert J. Odom; children Rita M. Moulton, Loretta K. Thatcher; Carol Sue Morris, Robert and Ronald T. Odom; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother Louis Hoagland; and sisters Gladys Odom and Martha Hood. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 3 at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center, Decatur Twp., with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2. Burial will be at Floral Park Cemetery. www.flanner-buchanan.com CREMATION r James Joseph Hein 59, Indianapolis, passed away Mar. 28, 2003, at home. He was bom July 1st, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas to Francis William and Agnes Genevieve (Moan) Hein. Mr. Hein was production manager for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Climate Control, Inc. at the Franklin and Greenwood Plants. Services will be 1 p.m. Tues. April 1, in G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, with visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Mon. Mar. 31 at the funeral home. Survivors include his loving wife Katherine (Brooks) Hein; mother Mrs. AG. Hein; children Kevin Douglas, Brent, Angela, Amy; four siblings Kenneth, Janet, Mary and Michael and their spouses; seven grandchildren; uncle Leo "Bud" Moan. Reece V. "Butch" Hightshue 56, Lebanon, died March 30, 2003. Services with military rites: 7 p.m. April 1 at Myers Chapel of Memories, Lebanon, with visitation there from 3 p.m. Gladys E. Hoaglund 99, Fishers, IN, died March 30, 2003. Arrangements: Shirley Brothers Mortuary, Fishers Cas-tleton Chapel Paul Edward Hopkins 73, Trafalgar, died March 29, 2003. Services: 3 p.m. April 2 at Samaria Christian Church with visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. Burial: Greenlawn Cemetery. Arrangements: Indiana Funeral Care. Evelyn Lewis James 80, Rockville, died Mar. 28, 2003. Arrangements: Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville. Bessie Sanders Johnson 90, Bridgeton, died Mar. 30, 2003. Arrangements: Cottrell-Gooch Funeral Home, Rosedale. Robert T. Kelsey 56, died March 30, 2003. Services: 11 am. April 3, at Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, with visitation from 4 to 8 pm. April 2. Brandon L "Lil'B" Knkjht-Ballard 18, Indianapolis, died Mar. 29, 2003. He was a drywall hanger. Services will be 3 p.m. Wed. April 2 in Marvin L Boat- right Funeral Service, with calling from 1 p.m. Burial will be in Floral Park Cemetery. Survivors include father Gary Darrow; mother Robin Knight-Patton; stepfather Paul Patton; brothers Chad and David Ballard, Justin Knight, Zach Patton, Jeremy Spangler; sisters Maranda Kelley, Marissa Patton, Kathy Spangler, Jessica Spangler. James P. Llddle 67, Bridgeton, died March 30, 2003. Services: 11 a.m. April 3, at Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 2. Helen M. Lierman 76, of Indianapolis, died March 30, 2003. Mrs. Lierman worked as a comptroller at Western Electric for many years. Mrs. Lierman was a member of Faith Presbyterian Church, and also served as a volunteer for Indianapolis Literacy League and was a tutor for Oasis at several Indianapolis Public Schools. Mrs. Lierman also volunteered with a food pantry which was affiliated with the church. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America Memorial contributions may be made to the church or the American Cancer Society. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3 at Faith Presbyterian Church. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 at Flanner & Buchanan Broad Ripple Funeral Center. Interment at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Lierman Is the widow of Mr. John W. Lierman. Survivors include her sister Betty J. Howe; nieces and nephews Brenda Howe, Vicky Bon-ney, Bruce Howe, Varce Howe; step daughter Linda Flanagan; and step son Jack Lierman. Ruth J. Hartley Lynch 71, Avon, died March 31, 2003. She was bom in Indianapolis, Feb. 25, 1932. She worked for Hooks Drug Store for 8 years and for the Avon High School Cafe for 7 years. Services: 11 am. Thur., April 3, at Stevens Mortuary, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. Wed., April 2, at mortuary. Survivors: husband Robert M. Lynch; son Kenny R Lynch; son-in-law Dean B. Habegger; daughter Lisa L Habegger; daughter-in-law She-ryl E. Lynch; mother Martharee Hartley; brothers Jean and Danny Hartley; grandchildren Bobby, Kristin, Annabella, Bethany, Madeline. Margaret McNeely Melton 54, Rockville, died Mar. 28, 2003. Arrangements: Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville. Ethel M. Naragon 83, Indianapolis, died March 29, 2003. She was a homemaker. Services and visitation are private. Burial will be in Round Hill Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Charles W. Naragon; her sister, Ruth Mayhugh; and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements handled by: G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home iff tf To our readers To better serve you, our readers, The Indianapolis Star has enhanced the format of our obituaries. We now are using a slightly darker typeface to improve readability. The Indianapolis Star publishes fre.e, basic obituaries for residents of Marion, Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Morgan and Shelby counties. The basic obituary includes the deceased's name, age city of residence and details about visitation and services OR a single item regarding contributions. Families who want to personalize their loved one's obituary by including more information, a photo or emblem may do so at a cost. Your funeral home will provide information on personalized obituary rates. Obituaries are coordinated by The Indianapolis Star Classified Advertising Department. Obituaries also are available online indvstar.com. Herschel R. Parish 73, Indianapolis, died Monday, March 31, 2003 at his home. Mr. Parish retired in 1985 from Que-metco, he had previously worked at Heatherington Burner. Survivors: wife Elva Nester Parish. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 2003 at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Center - Washington Park East, visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2003 at the funeral center. www.flanner-buchanan.com. Hershel E. Perkins 81, Indianapolis, died March 30, 2003 at Kindred Hospital in Greenwood. He was a General Foreman of Inspection at General Motors Corporation, Chevrolet Truck & Bus Division for 37 years, retiring in 1977. He was preceded in death by his wife Mildred Breece Perkins in January 2003. Survivors include six sisters Wanitta Carter, Lera Mae King-ery, Nina Corder, Imo Baumgard-ner, Rosemary McCoy, and Beth Harper. Graveside services: Thursday, April 3 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 at Singleton & Herr Mortuary, South-port Agnes Faye Perry 79, Mooresville, died March 31, 2003. Services: 1 p.m. April 2, at Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville, with calling from 11 a.m. Patricia K. Inman Peters 53, Plainfield, died Sunday, March 30, 2003. She was a secretary for the 1UPUI Police Dept. for 7 years. She was a member of Fleming Garden Christian Church. Services: 1:30 p.m. Wed., April 2 at Hampton - Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield, with calling from 11 am. Burial: Maple HiU Cemetery, Plainfield. Survivors: her husband Gary L. Peters; son Scott C. Peters; daughters Lynn M. Cunningham, Jeni N. Peters; sisters Carolyn Wiggins, Beverly Cooper; brother Thomas Inman; granddaughter Madison L Cunningham. Bobby Gene "Bubbles" Ragains 68, French Lick, IN, died March 29, 2003. Arrangements: T.L. Pin-nick Mortuary, French Lick, IN. Frank W. Rajer 89, Brownsburg, died March 31, 2003. Services are Pending at: Stevens Moituary. Lester F. Reed 82, Anderson, died March 30, 2003. Services: 1 p.m. April 2 at Brown-ButDiedring Funeral Home with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. April 1. David M. Revtyak 41, Spencer, died March 29, 2003. Arrangements handled by: Wilson St Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory. Carolyn Snoke Rider 78, of Cincinnati formerly of Franklin, loving mother and grandmother passed away March 29, 2003.tAttended Purdue University and was a member of Phi Beta Phi Fraternity, She enjoyed quilting, cooking and watercolor painting. Services: 11 am Saturday April 5th at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home, Morgan-town. tCalling 4-8 p.m. Friday April 4th at the Funeral Home -Burial Greenlawn Cemetery Franklin. tShe was the widow of John (Jack) Rider - Survi-vors:tdaughters Christine Rider, Mary Beth Scott, Nancy Jane Htmt;tgrandchildren Dana & Jessica Rothschild, Nicholas, John & Amanda Scott, Jenny & Kate Gil-crest. tShe was preceded in 'death by a sister Annette Alexander. Memorial contributions: Pulmonary Hypertension Association, 850 Sligo, Ave., Silver Springs, MD., 20910. Julia McClarren Rogers 92, Beech Grove, died March 29, 2003. Services: 10 am. Monday, April 7, 2003 at St Paul Hermitage, Beech Grove, IN. Arrangements: Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial ChapeL James W. Slavey 70, Shelbyville, died Mar. 29, 2003. Services: 2 p.m. Apr. 3 in Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, Shelbyville, with calling from 4 to 8 p.m. Apr. 2. Robert H. Smith 60, of Louisville, died Saturday, March 29, 2003 at Audubon Hospital. He was a native of Indianapolis, IN. Mr. Smith was employed at Alcoa Aluminum. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Services: 11 am. Thursday, April 3 at G.C. Williams Funeral Home with visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 2. Burial: Green Meadows Cemetery. He is survived by his wife Grace Broadus Smith; two sons Jeffrey and Wesley Smith; daughter Ro-byn Smith; parents Robert and Pearl Smith; brother Robert Cross; three sisters Delores Bobbin, Cheryl Sniith-Love, Audrey Smith-Blevis; and three grandchildren. Thomas Lee Tamlin, Sr. 55, Brownsburg, died Mar. 30, 2003. He was bom in La Porte, IN. Jan. 10, 1948. Mr. Tamlin had been member of Boy Scout Troop 393 at St Malachy Church, under Troop leader Gordon Year-wood. He served in the U.S. Army from 1966-69 with one year tour in Vietnam, and served in National Guard from 1977-91 with the 738th Maintenance Group. Mr. Tamlin was member and past president (1977) of Mooresville Jaycees. Previously, he worked at Electric Steel Castings, Speedway and the GM Truck & Bus 27 years as forklift driver, retiring in 2002. Services: Noon Wed. April 2, at St. Malachy Church, of which he was a member. Calling: 3 to 9 p.m. Tues. April 1 at Matthews Mortuary, Brownsburg. Survivors include wife Sherryann Bee Tamlin; daughter Teresa M. Shockley; son Thomas Lee Tamlin, Jr.; mother Margaret Tamlin; brothers David and Robin Tamlin; sister Susan Tamlin; several nieces and nephews. Lola Marie Tresner 95, Greencastle, died Mar. 31, 2003. Graveside services: 1 p.m. Apr. 3 in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling: 5 to 8 p.m. Apr. 2 in Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle. Floann Turner 68, Indianapolis, died March 29, 2003. Mrs. Turner was bom in Indianapolis on December 27, 1934, to the late Charles and Evelyn (Berriman) Chapman. She had worked as a secretary for Mayflower Moving Co., and was a graduate of Shortridge High School. Mrs. Turner was widowed to James F. Turner, who died in 2002. Survivors include her sister-in-law, Mary Strobe; niece and nephew, Rollie and Vickie Strobe, all of IndianapoUs; numerous cousins. Friends may greet the family on Thursday from 9 to 11 am. in Leppert & Hensley Mortuary, Nora ChapeL Funeral service will begin at 11 am., with entombment following in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor's Favorite Charity. George Lee Wallace, Sr. 72, Indianapolis, died March 26, 2003. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 at Boatright Funeral Home with calling from noon until service. Burial: New Crown Cemetery. John "Bud" E. Williams 75, Clayton, died March 31, 2003. He was bom on July 9, 1927, the son of the late Ralph and Bemice (Welty) Williams. He married Beatrice E. Cooper on December 9, 1945, she survives. Mr. Williams worked as a Dockman for Terminal Transport-American Freight System for 35 years, before retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Clayton Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a son, John L Williams, of Florida Other survivors: daughter Susan K. Jones; two grandsons and two great-granddaughters, all of Coatesville. Calling will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2 at Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville. Services: 11 am. Thursday, April 3 at the funeral home, with Rev. Brian Richardson officiating. Burial will be in the Clayton Cemetery. f I y rJ - 1 r, Share and Remember. Commemorate your loved ones who have passed away with special Easter In Memory ads. To place an ad, or for information, e-mail classifiedsindystar.com or call 317.444.7276. The Indianapolis Star INDYSTAR.COM I SEE WHAT HAPPENS INDIANA DEATHS I Marion County Allen, Dorrismaye S., 77 Carmack, Ida E., 53 Cropper, Donald Francis, 63 Hein, James Joseph, 59 Jones, Sam H., Sr., 75 Knight-Ballard, Brandon L., 18 Lierman, Helen M., 76 Naragon, Ethel M, 83 Odom, Doris I., 72 Parish, Herschel R 73 Perkins, Hershel E., 81 Rogers, Julia McClarren, 92 Turner, Floann, 68 Wallace, George Lee, Sr., 72 I Boone County DeVol, Catherine Leo Jefferies, 101 Dimick, Alexandria A., 8 Hightshue, Reece V., 56 I Hamilton County Campbell, John, 54 I Hancock County Branigin, Helen L. Cochran, 84 I Hendricks County Courtney, Ronald L., 58 Lynch, Ruth J. Hartley, 71 Peters, Patricia K. Inman, 53 Rajer, Frank W., 89 Tamlin, Thomas Lee, Sr., 55 Williams, John E., 75 I Johason County Hopkins, Paid Edward, 73 Kelsey, Robert T, 56 I Madison County Bates, Charlotte Barr, 70 Reed, Lester F., 82 I Morgan County Perry, Agnes Faye, 79 I Shelby County Slavey, James W, 70 I Other Indiana Counties Hoaglund, Gladys E., 99 James, Evelyn Lewis, 80 Johnson, Bessie Sanders, 90 Liddle, James P., 67 Melton, Margaret McNeely, 54 Ragains, Bobby Gene, 68 Revtyak, David M.. 41 Tresner, Lola Marie, 95 I Former Residents Rider, Carolyn Snoke, 78 Smith, Robert H., 60 9n dlmwf c. . To our readers Commemorate your friends and loved ones who have passed away with a memoriam in this section. To place your tribute, or for more information, email classifieds(o;indystar.com or call 317-444-7276. WICKER PSPfPSSSM In Loving Memory of Leah Wicker Who passed away April 1, 2002 It-A-T "No Farewell Words I f Were Spoken, h KmA. No Time to Say Goodbye, You Were Gone Before We Knew It, And Only God Knows Why". Due to family circumstances, thank you notes were not mailed. Please know how much we appreciated the prayers, food, flower, and support we received from our dear friends, neighbors, family, and Charlottesville Friends Church Pam, Tom, Aaron, Bryon and Amanda Austin Previously published obituaries can be found at lndyStar.com. Search by date or name to find complete listings from The Indianapolis Star. INPYSTARCOM The Indianapolis Star I see what happens 1 . . r 1 Vi " IPS ' 4 I

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