Vital statistics 4- 10 Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune Tuesday, April 6,1993 Obituaries Stanley Melton Kyle Pickering Donald Shepherd T1PTON, Ind. — Stanley W. Melton. 72, Tipton R.R. 3, died at 10:49 p.m. Sunday, April 4, 1993, in Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo. He was horn Aug. 18, 1920, in Monticcllo, Ky., the son of Jake and Carrie (Daniel) Melton. He " married Bclva Melton M. Dishman, who survives. He retired in 1983 from Chrysler Motors at Kokomo after 29 years of service. He also had worked at Chrysler in New Castle. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Mount Lebanon Church atSharpsvillc. Also surviving are four sons, Donald Melton of Lake Station, Junior Melton of Goldsmith, Kenny Melton of Boise, Idaho, and Danny Melton of Kempton; two daughters, Carolyn Martin of Russiaville and Patty Gappcns of Sharpsvillc; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday in McMullan Funeral Home at Kempton. Friends may call from 2 to 8 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. Nannie Home GASTONIA, N.C. — Mrs. Nannie E. Home, 89, Gastonia, died here at 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 5,1993. Arrangements are pending at Carother's Funeral Home in Belmont. RossBurrous WALTON, Ind. — B. Ross Burrous, 83, Walton R.R. 1, died at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, April 4, 1993, in Saint Joseph Hospital & Health Center in Kokomo. He was born June 15, 1909, in Howard County, to Albert and Elsie (Hart) Burrous. March 12, 1938, he married Iva Alexander, who survives. He was a carpenter and in 1928 graduated from Young America High School. He was a member of Carpenters Union Local 615 at Peru and Blue Ball Congregational Church, and a life member of Cass County Historical Society. Also surviving are a son, Sam R. Burrous of Walton; a sister, Grace Burton of Flora; and a grandson. A brother, a sister and a grandson preceded him in death. Services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Murray Funeral Home at Galveston. Burial will be in Galveston Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pickering Former Kokomo businessman Kyle S. Pickering, 71, 2008 E. Vaile Ave., died at 9:11 a.m. Monday, April 5, 1993, in Saint Joseph Hospital & Health Center. He was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Greencville, Tcnn., to Edgar and Molly (Strong) Pickering. Dec. 27, 1951, in Grceneville, he married Eva J. McAmis, who survives. He worked at M.E. Foster Co. until 1962. He founded Kyle Pickering Gravel Co. in 1961 and retired in 1975. He was a member of Izaak Walton League and Kokomo Loyal Orderof the Moose. Also surviving are a son, Gary L. Pickering of Kokomo; two daughters, Delia Diane Pickering and L. Jill Pickering, both of Kokomo; two brothers, Buford Pickering of Greencville and Cecil Pickering of Kokomo; two sisters, Dorothy (Beard) Languell of Frankfort and Maxine Smith of Greeneville; and two grandchildren. A brother and a sister preceded him in death. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Ellers Mortuary Main Street chapel. The Rev. Curtis Southwood will officiate. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. James Leedy NEW CASTLE, Ind. — James Steven "Steve" Leedy, 46, 2608 Sunnyside, died at 3 p.m. Monday, April 5, 1993, in Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born July 11, 1946, in Kokomo, to James F. and Colleen Marie (Moore) Leedy. He married Terry K. Leedy, who died Aug. 8, 1992. He had been a cupola tech at Dana Corp. since 1968 and had worked at the New Castle and Richmond plants. He attended Memorial Baptist Church, was a life member of Bass Anglers Sportsman Society and union steward for Dana Local 1363. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Brian (Tina) Alexander of Waianae, Hawaii; a son, Bryan S. Leedy and his wife Lynne of New Castle; his mother of Kokomo; a sister, Mrs. Rocky (Helena "Gay") Kline of Kokomo; a brother, Daniel F. Leedy of Kokomo; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. His father died March 21,1984. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Memorial Baptist Church. The Rev. Bradley S. Butler will officiate. Burial will be in South Mound Cemetery, West Lawn Addition. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Main-Frame & Hosteller Funeral Home. RUSSIAVILLE, Ind. — Donald Rex Shepherd, 47, Russiaville R.R. 1, died at 11:35 a.m. Monday, April 5, 1993, in Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Feb. 3, 1946, in Muncie, to W. Rex and Mildred (Carter) Shepherd. Nov. 30, 1968, in El- Shepherd wood he mar . ried Jinger K. Mason, who survives. He worked 27 years at Chrysler Motors transmission plant in Department 82, from 1964 to 199 I.He was a 1964 graduate of Western High School and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was a member of Russiaville Friends Church and United Auto Workers Local 685. He was a 4-H leader for 25 years and coached Police Athletic League football for the Russiaville Rams for 18 years. He was a member of the State Suffolk Sheep Association and worked at the Indiana State Fair as Suffolk breed manager. Also surviving are three sons, Mike R. Shepherd and his wife, Kim, of Kokomo, and Chuck A. Shepherd and John R. Shepherd, both of Russiaville; two brothers, L. Allen Shepherd and Ronald Shepherd, both of Russiaville; and a sister, Mrs. Jerry (Ann) Haines of Greentown. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Russiaville Friends Church. The Revs. Brooks Martin and Greg Enstrom will officiate. Burial will be in New London Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Stout & Son Funeral Home. The body will lie in state one hour before service time Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Leukemia Society. Phyllis Ennis OCALA, Fla. — Phyllis J. Ennis, 63, 13780 S.W. 2 Place, died at 3:25 p.m. Monday, April 5, 1993, in Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo, Ind. She was born May 10, 1929, in Kokomo, to Robert and Elizabeth (Pine) Glass. Sept. 6, 1945, Ennis in Kokomo, she married Glen W. Ennis, who survives. A homemaker, she was a member of World Wide Church of God. Also surviving are two sons, Glen F. Ennis of Kokomo and Daniel A. Ennis of Russiaville, Ind.; two Killings daughters, Cynthia J. Morrow and Kathy S. Ennis, both of Kokomo; three brothers, Robert C. Glass of Arcadia, Ind., Gary W. Wright of Zionsville, Ind., and Rick McMasters of Indianapolis; three sisters, Gloria Lee Leisure of Ocala, Cecile L. Hill of Camden, Ind., and Connie L. Wentzel of Griffith, Ind.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A brother, Johnny L. McCoy preceded her in death. Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday in Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel in Kokomo. Art Docken will officiate. Burial will be in Chittick Cemetery in Miami County, Ind. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Betty Jo Killings Betty Jo Killings, 68, 1205 Apperson Way N., died at 4:04 p.m. Sunday, April 4, 1993, in Saint Joseph Hospital & Health Center. She was born June5,1924, in Kokomo, to Carter and Viola (Palmer) Buckner. She was parented by Orville and Ida (Palmer) Lynch, shortly after her birth. She was married to Charles F. Killings, now deceased, from 1954 to 1965. She retired in 1974 from Cabot Corp. after 31 years of service. A graduate of Kokomo High School, she was a member of Wayman Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, where she served as a steward, president of Stewardess Board 3 and served on various committees. She also was a member of Anna C. Clayborn Missionary Society of the church and served as an area and state officer in Indiana Women's Missionary Society. Surviving are a daughter, Tresa Rae Killings of Kokomo; a son, Scott Alan Killings of Dayton, Ohio; a sister, Mary Frances Baker of Kokomo; and a host of relatives and friends. Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday in Wayman AME Church. The Rev. Michael C. Carson will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Point Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Bluitt & Son Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Wayne Wysong Wayne W. Wysong, 70, 1105 S. Cooper St., died at 7:45 p.m. Monday, April 5, 1993, in Americana Healthcare Center. He was born Aug. 23, 1922, in Monticello, to Fred and Anna (Herr) Wysong. June 29,1948, in Kokomo, he married Wilma Mitchell, who survives. He retired in 1983 from Continen- tal Steel Corp. after 36 years of service. He was a motor driver and a group leader. He was a member of South Side Christian Church and Howard Masonic Lodge 93. Also surviving are a brother, Eugene Wysong of Kokomo; and three sisters, Elnora Owens of Ohio and Jane Anderson and Regina Jackson, both of Kokomo. Four brothers preceded him in death. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday in Ellers Mortuary Webster Street chapel. The Rev. J. David Griffin will officiate. Burial will be in Crown Point Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Death notice Robert Roudebush ANDERSON, Ind. — Robert D. "Roudy" Roudebush, 78, 1021 Alexandria Pike, died Sunday, April 4, 1993, in Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo. Services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Robert D. Loose Funeral Home. The Rev. LeRoy Hines will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Anderson. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funerals Scott, Joyce D. Wiles, services 10 a.m. Wednesday, Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel. Bury, Elizabeth McClain, services 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Hasler-Pickett Funeral Home, Greentown. Perkins, Betty Ruth, services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hasler-Pickett Funeral Home, Greentown. Butcher, Beulah Iris, services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Woodhaven (Mich.) Freewill Baptist Church. Miller, Martha S., services 10 a.m. Thursday, Ellers Mortuary Main Street chapel. Obituary information American flags like the one shown here that appear with some obituaries in the Kokomo Tribune signify that the deceased was a military service veteran. The Tribune charges funeral homes for obituaries and arrangements pending. The charges are $80 for an obituary with a head-and-shoulders picture, $75 for an obituary without a picture and $15 for arrangements pending. There is no charge for obituaries of trustee-paid funerals, Death notices and Funerals. All obituaries and death notices must include: name; age; address of deceased; and time, day, date and location of death. News of record Births Mickelson, Shawn and Christine (Nordman), Noblesville, a girl, Sarah Christine, 8 pounds, 12 ounces, at 10:18 a.m. Sunday, April 4, 1993, in Riverview Hospital, Noblesville. Maternal grandparents are John and Carol Nordman, paternal grandparents are Bob and Linda Mickelson; and paternal great-grandmothers are Betty Hiatt and Dorothy Mickelson, all of Kokomo. / Bray, Corey and Kimberly, Huntington, a boy, Addison Tyler, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, at 11:53 a.m. Saturday, March 27, 1993, in Wabash County Hospital, Huntington. Paternal grandparents are Dick and Peggy Bray of Kokomo. Dismissals Saint Joseph Hospital & Health Center Crawford, Joan, 127 W. Elm St. Deangulo, Jeanne, 526 N. Road 1250 East Dishon, Luther, Kokomo Elliott, Francis, 1608 Oak Hill Road Ertel, Margaret, 2307 W. Jefferson St. Apartment 133D Fouch, Rosemary, 819 N. McCann St. Huff, Melissa, 900'/2 E. Vaile Ave. Jumper, Wilma, 2518 Apperson WayN. 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