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May 13, 2014 • Obituaries

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Beverly Ann Jackson McNeelan

Beverly Ann (Jackson) McNeelan, 79, of Whiteland, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2014, at Franciscan St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born April 30, 1935, in the Tanglewood community to Eldon Ethan Jackson and Goldah Ann (Little) Jackson. She married Martin J. McNeelan on January 30, 1954, in Dabney and he survives.

She was a 1953 graduate of Holton High School. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Holton, and attended Community Congregational Church in Franklin. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #333 in Versailles, Indiana.

Beverly enjoyed family, gardening, reading, traveling, boating, scuba diving, fishing, and flying. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who faithfully represented the wife and mother in Proverbs 31. Most recently, she had been a realtor with her husband Martin at Remax Select Realtors in Greenwood for 13 years.

Survivors include her husband Martin J. McNeelan of Whiteland; two sons Martin J. McNeelan, Jr. (Jackie) of Whiteland and Mikel J. McNeelan of Belleair Bluff, Florida; three daughters Becky A. Pulley (Andy) of Falls River, Massachusetts, Babs A. Hull (Mike) of Greenwood, and Brenda Fields (Jerry) of Whiteland; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by siblings Lloyd Jackson of Indianapolis, Frank Jackson (Sharon) of Bargersville, Ethan Jackson (Joyce) of Indianapolis, Rollin Jackson (Juanita) of Greenwood, and one sister Beth Jackson Taylor of Montgomery, Alabama.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Larry Jackson and two sisters Winifred Jackson Smith and Janet Jackson.

The Reverend Dan McLaughlin will conduct a service Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Community Congregational Church, 4592 Hurricane Road in Franklin. Friends may call Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church. A graveside service will follow on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at Holton Cemetery in Holton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Congregational Church at 4592 Hurricane Road Franklin, Indiana 46131 or the American Cancer Society at 5635 West 96th Street Suite 100 Indianapolis, Indiana 46278. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Frietzsche

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Frietzsche, 56, of North Vernon, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14, at the Dove- Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon. The visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be at the Vernon Cemetery. You are welcome to leave the family a message of condolence at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon is in charge of arrangements.

Henry F. Walker

Henry F. Walker, 87, of Milan, passed away at his residence Monday morning. Henry was born Friday March 11, 1927, in Milan, the son of Orvil and Henrietta (Kuntz)Walker. He married Geraldine (Winnie) Walker May 21, 1949 and she survives.

Henry served his country in the US Air Force, and then came back home where he was a lifelong farmer. He was an active member of the Milan United Methodist Church and the Milan Methodist Mens Club. He was also a member of the Farm Bureau, the Gideons, Milan Masonic Lodge F&AM #31, Order of Eastern Star Lodge #333, 66 year member of the Milan American Legion Post #235. He was a member of the Ripley County Historical Society and was an associate member of the Ripley County Retired Teachers. He enjoyed his farming, gardening, reading, bowling having bowled on several leagues, and spending time with his family. You would be hard pressed to go to any sporting event and not find Henry and Jerry there. He loved sports of all kinds.

Henry is survived by his wife, Jerry; sons Leslie (Julie) Walker of Melbourne, Australia, and Reid (Bonnie) Walker of Milan; daughters Deborah (Donald L) of Milan and April (Tom) Buck of Greensburg; grandchildren Henry (Sue) Myers, Aaron (Andrea) Myers, Ryan Myers, R.J. (Kristen) Walker, Jessica (Brandon) Hoffman, Brenna (Josh) Canterbury, Heather (Brian) McGowan, Chris Walker, Alex Walker, and Laurie Walker; great-grandchildren Tyler Myers, Walker, Harper and Lincoln Hoffman, and Allie McGowan; brother Robert (Elaine) Walker of Sunman.

He will also be missed by several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Esther Negangard, Ruth Noell, and brother Norman Walker.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, May 16 at the Milan United Methodist Church with Pastor Chuck Britt officiating. Burial will follow in New Craven Cemetery at Milan with full military rites performed by Milan Legion Post #235. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, and one hour prior to services Friday at the church. Eastern Star services will be held at 7:30 p.m. and Masonic services immediately following.

Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. 707 S. Main St. Box 243 47031; (812)654-2141. To to leave an online condolence message.

Laverne Hedrick-Andrew

Laverne Hedrick-Andrew, 80, of Columbus passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014. A funeral service was held Monday, May, 12, at Parkview Church of the Nazarene, Nashville; burial followed in Christiansburg Cemetery. Services have been entrusted to Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home, Nashville. Memorials may be made to the Parkview Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 96, Nashville, IN 47448. Online condolences may be made at

Larry Dean “Turtle” McPeek

Larry Dean “Turtle” McPeek, age 60, of Moores Hill, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Dearborn County Hospital. Larry was born on September 15, 1953, in Ripley County to Leonard McPeek and Hazel Newkirk McPeek.

Following graduation from high school, Larry joined the US Army, planning to make a career there; however, due to health reasons, he was only able to spend a little over a year before being medically discharged.

In 1977, Larry was married to Virginia “Ginny” McPeek and they were blessed with five children. Larry was employed at Ashley-Ward Co. in Mason, Ohio, for eight years as a machinist before being medically disabled and forced to retire.
Larry absolutely loved his family; his wife, children, and grandchildren, and he spent a great amount of time with them. He loved fishing and hunting and doing remodeling work as he was able to.

Larry is survived by his wife, Virginia “Ginny” McPeek; two sons, Shawn McPeek of Cincinnati and Michael Morrison, of Pell City, Alabama; three daughters, Shannon Heizmann of Chicago, Joni McPeek of Moores Hill, and Erica McPeek of Moores Hill; 17 grandchildren; three brothers, Donald Newkirk, Phillip McPeek, and David McPeek; two sisters, Sandie Fugate and Linda Wight. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Tristan Bailey Baker.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at the Alliance Church, 201 West Conwell St. Aurora, with Pastor Joseph S. Hart officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Sinai Cemetery in Aurora with military rites following. The family will meet friends at the Alliance Church on Tuesday, May 13 from 5-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be given to the family for a headstone memorial for Larry. Arrangements are entrusted to DeVries Funeral Home in Dillsboro.

Charles H. Meyers

Charles H. Meyers, 91, of Versailles, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the Waters of Dillsboro Manor. He was born in Osgood on April 1, 1923, the son of Charles H. and Laura Hess Meyers. He was married to Beatrice Wells in 1963 and she preceded him in death on April 29, 1998.

Survivors include three sons Kevan Meyers of Dillsboro, Charles L. Meyers of Cincinnati, and Michael Meyers of Glenwood, Minnesota; one daughter Tamela Broad of Winamac.

Mr. Meyers worked on the bottling floor at Seagram’s for 30 years retiring in 1985.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 13 at 11 a.m. at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Mike Cantrell of the Versailles Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in the Shelby Cemetery. Visitation will also be on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Memorials may be given to the Shelby Cemetery in care of the funeral home.

Helen L. Fuehrer

Helen L. Fuehrer, 79, of Versailles, passed away at her home. She was born at Batesville on February 15, 1935, the daughter of Wilbur and Dora Little Jarvis.

Survivors include two sons Rick (Robyn) Fuehrer of Bearden, Arkansas and David (Terrie) Fuehrer of Ormond Beach, Florida; two grandchildren Ashley Crabtree of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Camerin Fuehrer of Ormond Beach; three great-grandchildren Daniel, Robbie, and Wyatt Crabtree; one brother Ronald Jarvis of Vevay; and one sister Faye Bradfield of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Mrs. Fuehrer was a 1953 graduate of Versailles High School. She had worked as a house parent at the Indiana School for the Blind in Indianapolis. She had also served as a page for the Indiana Senate and was a former employee of the Jefferson Proving Ground and the Daytona Beach Florida News Journal. Helen was a member of the Versailles Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, May 14 at 1 p.m. at the Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles with Rev. Mike Cantrell of the Versailles Baptist Church officiating. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in care of the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home, Versailles.

BreAnna Jade Meyer

BreAnna Jade Meyer, 20, of Moores Hill and Aurora, passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Moores Hill. Private burial services will be held at the family’s convenience. Contributions may be made to the family for funeral expenses. Call the office at (812) 926-1450 and the family will be notified of your donation with a card. Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, was in charge of arrangements. Visit:

Jack Elliott Hart

Jack Elliott Hart, 3-1/2 months, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Kosair Children’s Hospital. He was born on January 20, 2014, in Louisville, Kentucky, and was the infant son of Gabriel E. Hart and Laura M. (Mills) Hart of Louisville.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his grandparents Jeff and Linda Mills of Scottsburg and Larry and Rita Hart of Warren, Ohio; great grandparents, Ralph and Sue Horn of Scottsburg, Howard and Dotty Mills of Deputy, and Jacqueline Spraque of Middlefield, Ohio and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Cremation was requested and services were private. The family requests that any memorial contributions be made to his parents to help with medical expenses c/o Collins Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Online condolences:


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