Henry E. Yager, 92

first_imgHenry E. Yager, 92, Clarksburg, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the Aspen Place Health Campus in Greensburg.Born, April 17, 1926 in Ripley County, Indiana, he was the son of Fred G. and Matilda I. (Kieffer) Yager.Henry graduated in 1944 from New Salem High School. He farmed most of his lifetime. He was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rushville.He was married first to Mary C. Moorman on September 6, 1950 and she preceded him in death on August 27, 1992. He then married Bertie L. Bottomley on January 15, 1994 and she preceded him in death on June 27, 1996. He married Ruth Wissel in 1998 and she preceded him in death in 2006.He is survived by his companion, Mary Barnes, Greensburg; four sons, Jim (Lisa) Yager, Northville, MI, Don (Kim) Yager, Greensburg, Paul (Lorraine) Yager, Baltic, CT, Jerry (Beverly) Yager, Clarksburg; two daughters, Janet (Gus) Litmer, Greensburg, Ann (Mike) Koors, Greensburg; one son-in-law, Phil Anthony, Leander, TX; two brothers, Alfred (Eleanor) Yager, Rushville, Francis (Kathleen) Yager, Rushville; two sisters, Alberta Neuman, Rushville, Esther Nieman, Greensburg; 17 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.He was preceded in death by his parents, wives; daughter, Betty Anthony; brothers, Aaron and Raymond Yager; sisters, Evelyn Yager and Alice Nobbe; grandchild, Elizabeth Fox.Family and friends will gather at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home to pray the rosary. Visitation will follow until 5:00 p.m. at the Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2019 at the St. Catherine of Siena at St. Maurice Campus with Rev. James Brockmeier officiating.Interment will be held in the St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery.Memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Rushville, Hospice of South Central Indiana, or St. Maurice Cemetery Fund.Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.comlast_img read more

Barbara Jean Smith, 72, Brookville

first_imgBarbara Jean Smith, age 72, of Brookville, Indiana died Monday, April 1, 2019 at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.Born October 6, 1946 in Hazzard, Kentucky she was the daughter of the late Clyde & Eva (Creech) Williams.  She was united in marriage to James W. Smith, and he survives.She was a homemaker; and had also worked as a nurses aid for several years.  In her leisure time she enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and hunting mushrooms.Besides James, her husband of 50 years, survivors include two sons, Darryl Smith and James Smith both of Brookville, Indiana; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Lee Bauldrick, Dolores Goanes, and Patricia Hines all of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, James Williams of Bright, Indiana and Donnie Williams of Delhi, Ohio.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several infant children; a son, James W. Smith Jr., and a sister, Deborah Clayton.Family & friends may visit from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.Rev. Wayne Ison will officiate the Funeral Services on Thursday, April 4, 2019; 2:00 P.M. at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home in Brookville.  Burial will follow in Cupps Chapel Cemetery in Metamora, Indiana.Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Smith family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences to the family please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .last_img read more

Operation Blessing sets up shop, volunteer opportunities available

first_imgDayton, Oh. — The global humanitarian organization, Operation Blessing International, has deployed its U.S. Disaster Relief Team and a convoy of equipment to the Dayton area to assist with relief efforts following a swarm of deadly tornadoes that swept through earlier this week.Operation Blessing is operating from the Dayton Vineyard Church at 4051 Indian Ripple Rd in Beavercreek. Residents/homeowners whose homes were damaged to come and fill out a work order request for free volunteer help. Operation Blessing expects to begin coordinating day volunteers beginning Friday to help affected residents with tasks including salvaging personal belongings, debris removal, chainsaw work, and installing tarps on damaged roofs.Team leaders from Operation Blessing’s Virginia Beach headquarters arrived in Dayton on Tuesday to assess damages and meet with local emergency management officials in order to determine the areas of greatest need.The convoy of equipment departed from the organization’s Virginia Beach headquarters late yesterday and includes a construction trailer loaded with tools and emergency supplies, a box truck full of relief supplies, and the organization’s mobile command center.Operation Blessing will be accepting volunteers daily starting Friday, May 31. Volunteers should meet at the Operation Blessing base of operations at Dayton Vineyard Church at 4051 Indian Ripple Road in Beavercreek. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and orientation takes place at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Day volunteers do not need to register in advance. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, dress appropriately for work in the field (long pants and hard-soled shoes or work boots) and also provide their own transportation to and from the work site. For any questions about volunteering, please call: 800-730-2537.RESIDENTS NEEDING HELP:Residents are invited come in person to fill out a work request for FREE volunteer help at Dayton Vineyard Church at 4051 Indian Ripple Road in Beavercreek daily from 9:30 a.m. to – 4:30 p.m. All residents must fill out a work order form and sign a release form in person, allowing volunteers access to your property. Volunteers will not be able to do work without a form SIGNED BY THE HOMEOWNER. Priority is given based on need (elderly, sick, disabled, etc) and is based on volunteer availability. Volunteer services offered include debris removal and help finding and sorting salvageable belongings. For more information on how to apply for help: 800-730-2537.For updates or for information about volunteering click here. To donate to the relief efforts click here.last_img read more

Beverly J. Everhart, 82

first_imgBeverly J. Everhart, 82, of Manilla passed away Sunday, November 10, 2019 at her home.She was born July 10, 1937 in Scottsburg, the daughter of Oscar “Murphy” and Mary Elizabeth (Pavy) Steele.  On May 13, 1967, she married her husband of 52 years, Floyd Everhart, and he survives.In addition to Floyd, Beverly is survived by her daughters, Debbie Davis and husband, Danny, and Janet Everhart and husband, Michael, both of Morristown and Tammy Myers of Greenfield; son, Gary Everhart and wife, Kay, of Indianapolis; brothers, Jerry Steele and wife, Paula, of Naples, Florida, and Jim Steele and wife, Kay, of Ossian; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents; and grandson, Brady Everhart.Beverly graduated in 1966 from Morristown High School.She was a member of the Community Church of Fountaintown.Beverly formerly worked for Farm Bureau and All State insurance companies.  After retiring, she enjoyed babysitting for several children.She was an avid reader and an excellent seamstress.  Beverly and Floyd enjoyed riding motorcycles and were members of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association for eight years.Beverly loved her family and cherished the time spent with them.She also leaves behind her dog, Sugar and cat, Boots.Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Frazier Chapel, 124 E. North St. in Morristown.Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th St., Columbus, Indiana 47201.Online condolences may be shared with Beverly’s family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.last_img read more

Senator Braun announces Staff Mobile Office hours for December

first_imgSeymourFriday, December 20 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PMSeymour City Hall301 N Chestnut Street, Seymour, IN Statewide— U.S. Senator Mike Braun announced his staff mobile office hours for December to better assist Hoosiers.“The cost of healthcare, caring for our veterans, and draining the swamp are among a few of the issues I have been tackling for Hoosiers in Washington,” said Senator Mike Braun. “In December, my staff will be available at mobile office hours to assist Hoosiers with these issues or any other concerns.” Senator Braun will continue to announce further dates and locations for regular mobile office hours through his website, Facebook, Twitter, and email list. In Southeastern Indiana, Sen. Braun’s staff mobile hours and locations are :MadisonThursday, December 5 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMMadison City Hall101 W Main Street, Madison, INlast_img read more