Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

November 29, 2013

Earl L. Johnson, 81

Earl L. Johnson, 81, of Westport, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient facility.

He was born Aug. 24, 1932 in Shoals, the son of Ellsworth and Elsie (Short) Johnson.

He was raised in Dupont and graduated from Vernon High school in 1950. He retired from Cummins Engine Company after 29 years of service. He was a member of the Westport Baptist Church where he was custodian for 37 years. He was a veteran having served with the US Army during the Korean War.

He was a big IU fan, loved all sports and enjoyed helping his son Ralph mow.

He married Lacondia Adalene Weekly at Vernon Baptist Church Aug. 5, 1956 and she survives, along with his sons, Ralph (Jewell) Johnson of Westport, William Earl Johnson of Tulsa, Okla. and Steve (Kelly) Johnson of Panama City, Fla.; his sisters, Joan (Ron) Smith of North Vernon, Mary Jo (Robert) Craigmyle of Carmel; his brother, Jerry (Alice) Johnson of Tipton; his grandchildren, Madison Joy, Audrey Gail, Sawyer and Sullivan Johnson all of Panama City, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Wayne E. and Robert Lynn Johnson and sister, Claire Johnson.

Funeral services begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home, Rev. David A. Scaggs officiating.

Burial follows at Westport Cemetery with military graveside rites.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Westport Baptist Church Building Fund, Westport Volunteer Fire Department or Our Hospice of Decatur County. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • obt-gb042414-Beard obit pic Maryland Beth Beard, 89 March 11, 1925 – April 17, 2014 |Maryland Beth Beard, 89, passed away April 17, 2014, at the Brennity in Fairhope, Ala. She was born on March 11, 1925, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Royal Bartsch and Maryland Murphy. On December 30, 1948, she married Ronald Beard and moved to

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • obt-gb042414-lawrence schroeder obit pic Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94 Aug. 21, 1919 - April 21, 2014 Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94, Greensburg, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014 at Heritage House, Greensburg. Born Aug. 21, 1919 in Decatur County, he was the son of Edward H. and Josephine (Walters) Schroeder. Lawrence retired from Ripley County Beverage

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Brenda Precious Ross McMillian, 67 March 2, 1947 - April 22, 2014 Brenda Precious Ross McMillian, 67, of North Vernon, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home, North Vernon. Funeral begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at the funera

    April 23, 2014

  • Edith May Aulbach, 99 Aug. 18, 1914 - April 22, 2014 Edith May Aulbach, 99, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Napoleon. Visitation is from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at St. Maurice Catholic Church in Napoleon, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. Burial follows in St. Michael's Cemetery,

    April 23, 2014

  • obt-gb042314-lawrence schroeder obit pic Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94 Aug. 21, 1919 - April 21, 2014 Lawrence E. Schroeder, 94, Greensburg, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at Heritage House in Greensburg. Born Aug. 21, 1919, in Decatur County, he was the son of Edward H. and Josephine (Walters) Schroeder. Lawrence retired from the Ripley County

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marvin Cox, 67 Marvin Cox, 67, of Rushville, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, while in the company of family members, at Morristown Manor. Marvin was born on June 9, 1946, a son of the late Carmen (Richards) and Hubert E Cox. Funeral Service will be at 10 a.m.

    April 21, 2014

  • Lorie Crane Lorie A. Crane, 44

    Lorie A. Crane, 44, Greensburg, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her residence in Greensburg. She was born on Dec. 23, 1969, in Anderson. Lorie had previously worked for DSI in Greensburg. She is survived by two daughters, Kayla Platt (Mike Col

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frank E. Harris Jr., 60 Frank E. Harris Jr., 60, of Butlerville passed away Friday, April 19, 2014, at his residence. A funeral service will be conducted at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Sawyer – Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service. Rev. Raymond Spicer will officia

    April 21, 2014

  • Matthew D. Grimes, 37 March 17, 1977 - April 18, 2014 Matthew D. Grimes, 37, Greensburg, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014 at his residence in Greensburg. Born March 17, 1977 in Greensburg, he was the son of Floyd D. "Duke" and Nancy D. (Smith) Grimes. Matt was a 1996 graduate of Greensburg Community

    April 19, 2014

  • Donald E. Faulconer, 83 Oct. 2, 1930 - April 17, 2014 Donald E. Faulconer, 83, of Greensburg, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Major Hospital in Shelbyville. He was born Oct. 2, 1930 in Shelby County, the son of Howard and Pearl (Hawkins) Faulconer. He married Virginia (McComas) Faulconer Aug. 1

    April 19, 2014