Leslie “Clyde” Jones, 78, Mitchell, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at IU Health Bloomington. He was born Dec. 13, 1943, in Crane, to Lester Elvis and Mary Jane Newlin Jones.
Paul Matthew “Matt” Henderson, 47, Paoli, passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. He was born in Bedford, on Jan. 22, 1974, to David and Betty Jo Henderson. He married his high school sweetheart, Catherine McBride Henderson, on April 8, 1995.
John Bye was born on March 25, 1943 to John H. Bye Sr. and Helen Deen Bye at New Albany and entered his eternal home Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021 at Kindred Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky, after a lengthy illness with COVID.
Zachary Nicholas Taylor Best, 24, Paoli, passed away Jan. 10, 2022. He was born Nov. 21, 1997 in Paoli to parents Nathan Best and Amanda Harkness. He married Sandra Victoria Rodriguez on Aug. 22, 2021.
John William “Bill” Cook, 69, died Jan. 7, 2022, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Dec. 26, 1952, in Paoli to Charles T “Bud” Cook & Helen B (White) Cook.
Stephen Douglas “Steve” Cole I, Paoli, passed away Dec. 22, 2021. He was born on July 18, 1948, to Custer and Dorothy Cole in Louisa, KY. Steve was raised in Hamlet where he created life-long friends, graduating from Oregon-Davis High School in 1966. After high school, Steve followed in his …
“Duane” D. O. Nicholson, 91, died Dec. 19, 2021 at Paoli Health and Living Community. He was born March 15, 1930 in Paoli to parents Dwight O. Nicholson & Blanche (Atkinson) Nicholson. Duane married Shirley M. Shelton on Sept. 9, 1954.
Donna Fay Breeding, 62, of Paoli, passed away December 27, 2021 at Norton Hospital of Louisville. She was born June 3, 1959 in Ft. Knox, KY to parents, Donald & Katherine (Lawrence) Baker. She married Jesse Breeding June 26, 1982.
Lillian Faye Hager, 70, Orleans, died Dwec. 19, 2021 at her home. She was born Dec. 28, 1950 in Pennington Gap, VA to parents, R.C. & Willie (Quesenberry) Terry. She married Keith O’Brian Hager Dec. 12, 1970.
Ethel Marie Nelson, 80, died Dec. 24, 2022 at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. She was born April 20, 1941 in Marengo to parents Hughes Richardson and Ruby (Vanlaningham) Richardson. Ethel married Melvin Nelson on Sept. 5, 1962.
Melvin “Popeye” McDonald, 93, Bedford, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at Hearthstone Health Campus, Bloomington. He was born on Sept. 8, 1928, in Paoli, to Heber and Grace Hooten McDonald. Melvin married Bonetta Nickell on Sept. 30, 1950, and she survives.
Barbara Helen Mathis, 89, Corydon, died Jan. 1, 2022, at The Waters of Huntingburg in Huntingburg. She was born Aug. 16, 1932, near Cape Sandy, to the late Albert DeSota Cox and Ethel Agnes East Cox.
PAOLI — Milton James Prater, 51, Paoli, died Dec. 25, 2021, in Paoli. He was born Oct. 17, 1970, in Noblesville, to Milton Prater and Martha Newlin. James married Kathy Butt on Oct. 14, 1989.
EVANSVILLE — John Samuel Allen, (retired) SMSgt, 78, Evansville, formerly of French Lick, died Dec. 24, 2021 at Mount Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mount Vernon. He was born in Gary on Dec. 30, 1942 to Samuel and Pauline Allen.
Shirley A. Quasebarth, 78, Eckerty, died Dec. 21, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. She was born May 31, 1943 in Hammond to Edwin and Sarah DeVries. She married Donald E. Quasebarth June 10, 1961 and he preceded her in death on May 14, 1998.
Mark Edward Bruner, 59, died Dec. 22, 2021 at his home. He was born June 14, 1962 in Paoli to parents Vance Bruner and Martha (Crecelius) Bruner. Mark married Angela (DeWitt) Bruner on May 18, 1991
BEDFORD — IU Health is proud to announce that on Saturday, Jan. 1, Larry Bailey, FACHE, will become chief operating officer of IU Health Bedford Hospital as Michele Ridge, DNP, RN, NE-BC adds the role of chief operating officer to her duties as chief nursing officer at IU Health Paoli Hospital.
On Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, our beloved husband, revered father, honored grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle, Kenneth Eugene Gonya, passed away after a valiant 19-day battle with COVID.
N. Dale Kendall, 82, died Dec. 13, 2021, at IU Bloomington Hospital. He was born Aug. 27, 1938 in Paoli to parents Norman J. and Blanche Padgett Kendall. He married Carolyn Murphy on May 20, 1960.