jon p. morris
Jon Phillip Morris, 81, of Indianapolis, passed away January 3, 2023. He was born February 13, 1941, in Indianapolis to the late Russell and Dorothy (Kemp) Morris. He married Rebecca (Koenig) Morris at Garfield Park Baptist Church in Indianapolis on February 16, 1963.
He was a schoolteacher for 22 years, before becoming Principal of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Perry Township, retiring in 2003. Jon enjoyed being with family, supporting his grandchildren, and traveling. When his children were young, summer vacations were spent driving around the country—eventually visiting 49 states and their capitals, all the border provinces of Canada, and a dip into Mexico.
After “retiring” he was twice elected to the Perry Township School Board. He also joined the faculty of Indiana Wesleyan University as student teacher supervisor. He wrote, “Education Has Been My Life.” And it truly was.
Jon is survived by his wife Becky; his children: Jeffrey (and his wife Kimberly) Morris, of Mooresville, Melissa (and her husband David) McSorley, of Greenwood; his grandchildren: Connor (and his wife Amy) Morris, of Indianapolis, Caroline (and her husband Jake) Habig, of Greenwood, Cameron (Sydney) McSorley, of Indianapolis, Logan McSorley, of Greenwood, and Rebecca McSorley of Greenwood; and sister, Alice Putz, of Indianapolis. Jon was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Alexis McSorley.
Visitation will be at 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., followed by a service at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2023, at Christ United Methodist Church, 8540 U.S. Highway 31 South, Indianapolis.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care.
Mable Vincent, 82, of Franklin, passed away December 31, 2022. She was born December 20, 1940, in Columbia, Kentucky to the late Joseph and Gracie Burton Mcqueary. She married Earl. A. Vincent on May 15, 1957, in Columbia, Kentucky, and he preceded her in death on June 1, 2001. She was a beloved mother and grandmother and she will be missed by everyone who knew her. She is survived by her son, Junior Vincent, of Edinburgh; daughters, Cathy (Denny) Streeval, of Edinburgh, Karen (Joey Gibson) Reynolds, of Campbellsville, KY, Carol (Jeff) Davis, of Columbus, and Angela (Dale) Craig, of Edinburgh; 15 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; and 7 great great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Daisy Burris, Srena Burton, Louise Absher, Woody Mcqueary, Coy Mcqueary, Cecil Burton, Jewell Burton, Dennis Mcqueary, Lettie Dargel, and Hazel Harmon. Services will be 12:00, Noon, Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at Who So Ever Will Community Church in Edinburgh. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m., until the service at the church. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.
marjorie ann allman
Marjorie Ann Allman, 88, of Edinburgh, passed away December 22, 2022. She was born October 8, 1934, in Noblesville to the late Gerald “Dutch” and Ruth Maddox Adair. She married Ward Allman, February 1949 and he preceded her in death on September 13, 2011. She is survived by her children, Diane (Charles) Shepherd, of Columbus, Linda (Charles) Laney, of Edinburgh, Steve Allman, of Edinburgh, and Vicki (Donald Knoblaugh) Newland, of Columbus; grandchildren, Kelli (Keith) King, Columbus, Matthew Miller, of Columbus, John (Candy) Van Sweringen, of Edinburgh, Michelle (Jim) Coffey, of Edinburgh, Marty (Heather) Laney, of Franklin, Mickey Laney, of Virginia, Nicholas Allman, of Edinburgh, Travis (Erica) Newland, of Columbus, Dustin (Sarah) Newland, of Columbus, Sierra Baker, of Columbus, and Christian Baker, of Columbus; great grandchildren, Ashley, Elsa, Austin, Blake, Logan, Lani, Rose, Lilly, Paige, Zachary, Venessa; and ten great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Verlin and Leland Adair. She was a long-time member of the Edinburgh Christian Church and she was an employee of Hook’s, (later Revco and CVS), retiring after 32 years. She is beloved by her family and friends and she will be missed by everyone who knew her. Services will be 12:00, Noon, December 27, 2022, at Christ Fellowship Church, Edinburgh. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m., until the service at the church. She will be laid to rest in Rest Haven Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.
Johney I. Muncy, 60, of Edinburgh, passed away December 5, 2022. He was born July 6, 1962, in Columbus, to the late William Muncy and Karen McDuffee Losh, and she survives. Johney was self-employed and was part of the Who So Ever Will Church. He was loved by his family and friends and will be missed by everyone who knew him. He was preceded in death by his father William Muncy; his wife, Geena Burton Muncy; and his daughter, Kristin Muncy. He is survived by his mother, Karen (Bud) Losh, of Edinburgh; partner, Jill Muncy, of Edinburgh; daughters, Geena Marie (Justin) Fields, of Columbus, and Rebecca (Jason Alstott) Muncy, of Franklin; brothers, Todd (Pam) Muncy, of Columbus, Daniel "Danny" Muncy, of Newburn; and Joseph "Bo" Muncy, of Edinburgh; and eight grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Services will be 6:30 p.m., Friday, December 9, at Who So Ever Will Community Church. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until the service at the church. Private cremation will follow. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.
herman ray norton, jr.
Herman Ray Norton, Jr., 52, of Edinburgh, passed away November 18, 2022. He was born November 4, 1970 in Columbus, Indiana to the late Herman Ray Norton, Sr., and Gladys Carol Petty Harmon. He was married to Kimberly Plumlee, and she survives. He is also survived by his sons Steven (Taneal) Norton, of Mt. Auburn, and Braxton Norton, of Edinburgh; daughter, Jenna Carol Norton, of Edinburgh; brother, Richard Myers, of Edinburgh; sisters, Donna Neri, of Columbus, Heather Norton, of Columbus, Michelle Norton, of Kentucky, Angel Norton, of Kentucky, and Lisa Densen of Edinburgh; four grandchildren; and step-mother, Lisa Norton, of Taylorsville, Kentucky. He was also preceded in death by his daughter Kyra Warner. He was a beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend to the many people who will miss him dearly. Services will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 22, at Who So Ever Will Community Church. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until the service at the church. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.
Tara Dawn Eldridge Johann Richardson, 59, passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2022. She was living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Prior to moving to North Carolina Tara lived in Franklin, Indiana.
She was born June 6, 1963, to Charles and Donna (Richardson) Eldridge in Johnson County Indiana. Tara graduated from Whiteland High School. Years ago, she worked at the Lotus Garden in Greenwood along with her mother, she also worked for a brief time at the Arvin automotive plant in Franklin.
She is survived by her sons Alex (Sarah) Johann, Aaron (Jean Marie) Johann, and Brenden Johann, her grandsons Jack, Eli, & Evan Johann., her mother Donna Eldridge, sister Deborah Myers (Dan), brothers Kevin Eldridge, and Phillip (Trish) Eldridge, her nieces & nephews Amber (Randy) Foster and Michaele (Sal) Salazar, Griffin Raines, Donald Raines, Jeffery Raines, Kevin Eldridge, Christopher Eldridge, Patrick Eldridge, Trinity Eldridge, and Lorien Eldridge.
She was preceded in death by her father Charles Eldridge and her maternal grandparents Lewis Bradford Richardson and Hesper Hogan Richardson Hamilton, and by her nephew Ronald Raines and niece April Eldridge Davis.
Tara was an avid and skilled gardener, she loved music and playing guitar, and painting. Her favorite song was “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” The version on YouTube by Hawaiian artist Israel Kamakawiwo’ole was the version she liked best. Tara cared for many people by helping them with garden or household projects and being a cheerful companion. She will be missed by all whose lives she touched.
Pastor Tim Dillingham will conduct a service on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 11:00 A.M., at Christ Fellowship Church, 125 Lind Drive, Edinburgh, Indiana. Friends may call from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. at the church prior to the service. Burial will follow at Lickspring Cemetery, Trafalgar Indiana. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care.
Tara loved the Lord Jesus and knew that although life could be hard, she relied on the promises of Christ. In that spirit, the family has suggested that memorial contributions in her memory be made to the Interchurch Food Pantry P.O. Box 146, Whiteland, IN 46184.
rachel jessica linton
Rachel Jessica Linton, 38, passed away October 28, 2022. She was born December 24, 1983 in Indianapolis to Gary S. Linton and Pamela Susan Meadows Edwards. She worked in many different endeavors including Covid-19 screening during the pandemic. Her smile lit up any room she was in. She cared for so many people even when they weren’t caring for her. She loved nature and all things colorful and bright. Rachel was an amazing soul who deserved nothing but the world. We all pray that she now has it. We love you Rachel and just know she loved everyone she had ever come across 1000 times more than life itself. Rest well beautiful. She is survived by her father, Gary Stephen (Kim) Linton of Bloomington; mother, Pamela S. (Andy) Edwards of Columbus; daughter, Alexia McClure of Indianapolis; brothers Caleb (Katie) Linton and Joshua Linton; step-brothers, Jay (Tiffanie) Edwards of Columbus, Micheal (Rachel) Edwards of Middleburg, PA, and Tim Herrmann of Indianapolis; and step-sister, Jennifer Herrmann. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ed and Cece Meadows, and Marion and Edith Linton. Rachel is also mourned by several aunts, uncles, cousins, and her nephews and nieces. Services will be 12:00, Noon, Thursday, November 3, at Northview Church Edinburgh Campus, 904 S. Holland Street, Edinburgh. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.
Plinnie Barger, 66, of Columbus passed away October 25, 2022. Private arrangements were handled by Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.
Sherie lynn little
Sherie Lynn Little, 65, of Franklin, passed away August 6, 2022. She was born August 9, 1956, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina to the late Doyne E. and Judith Lynn French Little. Sherie worked at the Hancock County Sheriff Department and the Indiana State Police as a dispatcher for many years. She is survived by her brother, Doyne E. (Maryann Gallagher-Little) Little, Jr., and George (Vickey) Little; sister, Beth Bowers; nephews, Trint Little, Justin (Steven Frost) Little, and Jayden Little; niece, Chelsea (Andrew) Patterson; great nephews, Joshua Little, Joshua Ledford, Oliver Little, Bentley Patterson, Kaiden Patterson, Maverick Patterson, and Gunner Patterson; great nieces, Addyson Little, Emmalynn Little, and Shelby Ledford. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Peg Little. Private arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.
Brent Edward eads
Brent Edward Eads, 51, of Franklin, passed away Friday, July 22, 2022. He was born April 2, 1971, in Indianapolis to Malcolm L. Eads and the late Regina Williams Copeland. Brent was a truck driver and tour bus driver for many years. He enjoyed music, travelling, and seeing different parts of the country. He was a truly amazing friend and a wonderful uncle in particular. His loud laugh and kindness will be missed by everyone who knew him. And no one who ever met him will be able to forget him. He is survived by his father, Malcolm L. Eads of Indianapolis; husband, Guillermo Linaldi of Franklin; son, Nicholas (LaRanda Bryant) Eads of Edinburgh; and brother, Brian Eads of Edinburgh. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Gregory “Greg” Malcolm Eads. A funeral service will be conducted by Rev. Terry England at 11:00 AM., Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Who So Ever Will Community Church in Edinburgh. Visitation will be from 9:00 AM until the service at the church. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Edinburgh. Arrangements have been entrusted to Community Funeral Care, Edinburgh.