OBITUARIES

Updated:  July 31st, 2014

Maxine Stroud
Age 91
Indianapolis

Died on Sunday, July 27th, at Madison Health Care Center in Indianapolis.  She was a homemaker and was a member of First Christian Church.  She enjoyed family gatherings, sewing, making things out of wood, and was an avid IU basketball fan. 

She is survived by a daughter: Georgann West-Coop; a son: Max W. Stroud; 2 grandchildren: Teri Davis and Christine Gilbert; and a great-grandson: Christopher Davis.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Collin and Mary Wheeler McCord; her husband: George W. Stroud; 2 sisters: Gladys Wilson and Jeanette Hines; and a brother: Donald McCord.

Calling will be on Thursday, July 31st, from 4:00 - 7:30 PM and Friday from noon until service time at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street in Columbus.  The funeral service will be on Friday, August 1st, at 1:00 PM at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery.  Memorials may go to American Diabetes Association.  Online condolences may be made at www.barkesweaverglick.com.


Sharon K. Cannon
Age 68
Northbrook Drive

Died on Monday, July 28th, at her home.  She worked at Wal-Mart and was a member of American Legion and V.F.W. auxiliaries. 

She is survived by a daughter: Stephanie Luttrell; 2 sons: Stephen O. and Shawn Cannon; 3 brothers: Rick, Rex, & Ronnie Graham; a sister: Donna Graham; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her husband: Stephen R. Cannon; her father: Carl Graham; her mother: Hester Jackson; and a brother: Dean Graham.

Calling will be on Friday, August 1st, from 4:00 - 8:00 PM and Saturday from 9:00 AM until service time at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home on WAshington Street in Columbus.  The funeral service will be on Saturday, August 2nd, at 10:00 AM at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery.  Memorials may go to Riley Hospital for Children, Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, or the American Cancer Society.  Online condolences may be made at www.barkesweaverglick.com


Keith L. Carmichael
Age 84
Columbus

Died on Thursday, July 24th, at Silver Oaks Health Campus in Columbus.  He began working at Reeves and worked through the many transitions of that company to retire from Rockwell Automation.  He enjoyed playing tennis and golf, many retirement years in Venice, FL, sailing, working on cars, watching college ball, and rooting for the Colts and Pacers.

He is survived by 2 daughters: Barbara & Julia Carmichael; a stepson: Jeff Johns; a sister: Shirley Nicholson; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents: John M. and Elizabeth Gates Carmichael; a son: Stephen Carmichael; 5 brothers: Dale, Avery, Gene, Donald, & Lyle Carmichael; and 5 sisters: Dorothy Reiss, Lucille Leas, Ruth Deaver, LuVena Higgins, and Maxine Pfeiffer.

A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, August 2nd, at 2:00 PM at the Myers-Reed Dignity Memorial Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus.  The family will receive friends and light refreshments will be served at the the funeral home following the memorial service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may go to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.  Online condolences may be made at www.myers-reed.com.


Mary J. Scott
Age 88
Columbus

Died on Wednesday, July 30th, at Columbus Regional Hospital.  She was a bookkeeper at Irwin Union Bank & Trust for many years, and later at L. S. Ayres and Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indianapolis.  She was a homemaker, a member of Sandcreek-Azalia Friends Meeting Place, and enjoyed puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren and friends.

She is survived by her husband: Harold N. Scott; 3 daughters: Carol Thomas, Gayle Mercer, and Marcia Nance; 9 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Howard and Frances Downs Newsom; and a brother: Joseph Newsom.

Calling will be on Sunday, August 3rd, from 2:00 - 6:00 PM at the Myers-Reed Dignity Memorial Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus and Monday from 9:30 AM until service time at the Sandcreek-Azalia Friends Meeting Place.  Burial will follow at Sandcreek Friends Cemetery at Azalia.  Memorials may be sent to the church.  Online condolences may be made at www.myers-reed.com

Deborah J. Shelton
Age 54
North Vernon

Died on Wednesday, July 23rd, in an auto accident on State Road 7 near Green Acres in Jennings County.  Arrangements are pending at the Myers-Reed Dignity Memorial Chapel on 25th Street in Columbus.


Gerald D. Howe
Age 77
North Vernon

Died on Wednesday, July 30th, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus.  He is survived by his wife: Janet K. Howe.  Arrangements are pending at the Barkes, Weaver, & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus.