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George F. Stewart

George F. Stewart, 92, of Frankfort, died December 9, 2018 at Wesley Manor, Frankfort, Ind.  He was born September 28, 1926 in Clinton County, Ind. to George A. & Estella B. (Beard) Stewart.  His marriage to Eileen Dorsey was in 1947. Mr. Stewart was a 1944 graduate of Frankfort High School.  A veteran of WWII,…

Byron Ford Sr.

Byron Ford Sr., 48, of Frankfort, died December 9, 2018 at I.U. Health Frankfort Hospital.  Born July 7, 1970 in East Chicago, IN to Madeline Ford and Carrie Ford. Byron was born in East Chicago and raised in Gary before moving to Frankfort, Ind.  He enjoyed antique and muscle cars. Family: 2 Sons:  Brandon Williams and Byron Ford…

Jerry L. Emery

Jerry L. Emery, 80, of Frankfort, died December 7, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born on January 31, 1938 in Frankfort to Archie B. and Elsie F. (Richardson) Emery.  He married Carol Ann Higgins on July 10, 1976 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on December 5, 2003. Jerry…

Betty M. Avery

Betty M. Avery, 92, of Frankfort, Ind., died December 3, 2018 at Wesley Manor.  She was born July 9, 1926 in Miami County, Ind. to the late Elmer & Anna (Watts) Hann.  She married Samuel B. “Barney” Avery on October 27, 1946 and he preceded her in death in February 2011. She was a 1944…

Rofolfo Valdovinos Moreno

Rodolfo Valdovinos Moreno, 17, of Frankfort, died December 2, 2018 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital.  He was born January 26, 2001 in Lazaro Cardenaz Michoacan Mexico to Ricardo Valdovinos Espino & Agripina Moreno Barragan. Rodolfo was a senior at Frankfort Senior High School and had lived in Frankfort for 16 years.  He was a member of…

Mary Lou Clingan

Mary Lou Clingan, 81, of Frankfort, Ind., died December 2, 2018 at Rosewalk Village, Lafayette, Ind.  She was born August 28, 1937 in Clinton County to Clyde Dale & Dorothy (Myers) Elkins.  She was previously married to Junior Ray Baker, Billy Joe Hindsley, and Junior Disinger. Mary Lou married Martin Clingan on March 24, 1980,…

Jessie A. Williamson Jr.

Jessie A. Williamson Jr., 58, of Frankfort, Ind., died November 29, 2018 at his home.  He was born September 20, 1960 in Pelham, Georgia to Jessie A. Williamson Sr., and Ethel N. (Glass) Williamson.  He married Susan L. Smith on May 23, 1987 in Frankfort and she survives. Jessie attended Calhoun High School in Georgia. …

Jean Mitchell

Jean Mitchell, 89, of Frankfort, died November 21, 2018 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation.  She was born January 4, 1929 in Carroll County, Indiana to John Maurice & Edna Rosella (Stowers) Coffman.  She married Robert L. Mitchell on April 17, 1949 in Frankfort and he survives. Mrs. Mitchell was a 1947 graduate of Frankfort…

Charles M. Steidle

Charles M. Steidle, 78, of rural Frankfort, died on Monday, November 19, 2018 at I.U. Frankfort Hospital.  He was born April 29, 1940 in Elwood, Indiana to Charles W. & Dorothy (Thomas) Steidle.  He married Phyllis M. Taylor on August 28, 1961 in Curtisville, Ind. and she survives. Charlie was a 1958 graduate of LaFontaine…

Fred Lewis Emery, Jr.

Fred Lewis Emery, Jr., 78, a former Frankfort resident, died November 15, 2018 in his home in West Lafayette, Ind.  He was born March 7, 1940 in Clinton County to Fred & Clara (Sexton) Emery.  His companion and soul mate was Karla (Thomas) Emery. Fred was a graduate of Frankfort High School.  He was a lifelong…