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Obituaries

Gilbert Bailey

- Gilbert Daniel "Gil" Bailey, 81, of Mesa, Arizona, formerly of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Apache Junction Nursing Home in Apache Junction, Arizona. He was born Feb. 13, 1938, in Shelbyville, the son of Leroy Gilbert and Belva (Atwood) B

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Howell Covington

- Howell E. "Hal" Covington, 65, of Shelbyville, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at his home. Born Oct. 15, 1953, in Shelby, North Carolina, he was the son of Howell E. Covington, Sr. and Shirley (Griffith) Covington. He married Brenda (Hamilton) Covington on

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Nelson Miller

- Nelson Leroy Miller, 79, of Elkhart, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka. Nelson was born on Dec. 11, 1939, in Middlebury to Jonas E. and Fannie E. (Bontrager) Miller. He married Karen Jean Clicquennoi on

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Brenda Taylor

- Brenda Kay Taylor, 75, of Flat Rock, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Waldron Health Care. Born May 10, 1944, in Madison County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Fred Calvin Cottrell and Leonore (Boots) Cottrell. She married Earl Taylor Jr. on Sept. 1, 1

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Gary Hewitt

- Gary Joseph Hewitt, 55 of Taylors, S.C., passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. He was a former Shelbyville resident. Services are pending at Glenn E. George Funeral Home, St. Paul, Ind.

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Emogene Nolley

- Emogene (Jean) Nolley, 82, of Greenfield, and formerly of Shelbyville, died Monday at her home surrounded by her family. Born Nov. 10, 1936, in Rushville, she was the daughter of Louis and Josephine (Fletcher) Glover.  On May 23, 1956, she married Donald N

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Gladys Downey

- Gladys Leora Downey, 84, of Franklin, was welcomed to her heavenly home on Sept.13, 2019, in Franklin, Indiana. The Chicago, Illinois native was born Nov. 1, 1934. She was lovingly raised by Harry and Nova Helen Amos. Gladys married Paul A. Downey in Shelbyvill

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Arie Burkett

- Arie Belle Burkett, 92, of Morristown, formerly of Fountaintown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Morristown Manor. She was born Oct. 30, 1926, in Rushville, the daughter of Benjamin and Gertrude (Clemens) Logsdon. Arie is survived by her son, David Purce

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Reina Ewing

- Reina “Rainbow” Ewing, 28, of Shelbyville, passed away, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Especially Kidz. She was born June 9, 1991, to Stanley and Reina Ewing. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service

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Roger Sheppard

- Roger Paul Sheppard, 49, of Shelbyville, passed away peacefully Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at his home. Born March 31, 1970, in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of Benny Sheppard and Denise (Harlow) Sheppard. He married Markita (Yarling) Sheppard on March 17, 2017, an

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Freda Solomon

- Freda Swinford Solomon, 99, of Manilla, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Ashford Place Health Campus. Born March 27, 1920, on her family's farm in Washington Township, Shelby County, she was the daughter of Fred and Alta (Ropp) Swinford. She marrie

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Leonard Reardon

- Leonard Reardon, age 87, died Sept. 11, 2019, at the Waldron Health Center in Waldron, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard, and mother, Kathleen Reardon, and grandson, Leonard Daniel Reardon. Leonard is survived by his wife, Nancy (Dunbar)

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Preston Karns

- Preston M. Karns, 44, of Waldron, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 at St. Vincent's Hospital. Born Sept. 8, 1975, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Walter R. Karns and Jeannette (Thibo) Karns. He married Ty Jones on April 20, 2019, and she survives. Other sur

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Kelly Strange

- Kelly Renae Strange, 45, of Fairland, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at her residence. She was born Jan. 16, 1974, in Columbus, the daughter of Randall and Penny (Hyden) Merideth. On June 27, 1998, she married Steven Eugene Strange, and he survives. In addi

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