Obituaries

Ronald Lee Cotner

Mr. Ronald Lee “Ron” Cotner, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 18th, 2017. Mr. Cotner was born in Logansport, Indiana, on November 8th, 1946, to Albert and Elva Cotner.   During his youth, he also lived in Atlanta, Georgia, Cleveland Ohio, and South Bend, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana State University…

Laurie E. Payne

Laurie E. Payne, 61, of Frankfort passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 at IU Health in Indianapolis.  She was born June 8, 1956 to Thomas H. and Betty Anne (Smith) Griffis.  She is survived by one son, Kenneth Westerfield of Lebanon. No funeral services are scheduled at this time.  Donations in memory of Laurie may be made…

James R. Affolter

James R. Affolter 80, died Monday June 19, 2017 at the Clinton House in Frankfort, IN. He was born on August 6, 1936 in New Philadelphia, Ohio to Homer Ronald Affolter and Olive (Metzger) Affolter. He married Hazel D. (Scott) Gunter on July 2, 1974 and she preceded him in death on September 2, 2016.…

Bonita Renee “Bonnie” Merritt

Bonita Renee “Bonnie” Merritt, 46, of Frankfort passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Wesley Manor. She was born July 7, 1970 in Frankfort to Dennis Merritt and Peggy (Pippenger) Grant.   A 1988 graduate of Frankfort High School, Bonnie worked at the Sugar Shack and bowling alley in Frankfort and most recently at…

Constance J. Morgan Sands

Constance J. Morgan Sands 84, Former Frankfort Indiana resident, died Saturday June 17, 2017 at her home in Huntington, IN.  Her family was with her at the time of her passing.  She was born on October 5, 1932 in Huntington, Huntington County, IN to F. George Garrison and Gladys E. (Tucker) Garrison Payne.  She married…

Constance J. Morgan Sands

Constance J. Morgan Sands, 84, former Frankfort, IN resident, died June 17, 2017 with her family at her bedside at her home in Huntington, IN. Arrangements are pending with Goodwin Funeral Home-Frankfort, IN.

William H. “Bill” Jones

William H. Jones (Papa, Bill, Jonesy) of Kokomo passed away peacefully at his home on June 17th at 3:10am with his loving sons by his side. He was born February 4th, 1938 to Kenneth and Nellie (King) Jones in Frankfort, IN. Bill’s greatest joy in life were his twin sons, Adam and Alex. From the day they…

Eileen L. Kidd

Eileen L. Kidd, 100, of West Lafayette, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Cumberland Pointe Health Campus in West Lafayette. She was born January 26, 1917, in Fairbanks, IN, to Clyde B. and Lois Fern Carrithers Thomas. She married Glen Dale Kidd on May 16, 1943 in New Richmond; he preceded her in…

Peggy Jo Bombei

Peggy Jo Bombei 86, of Frankfort, died at 9:20 a.m. June 16, 2017 at Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born February 12, 1931 in Bushton, Ill. To Robert & Grace (Oakley) Thompson. She married Maurice E. Bombei on August 27, 1950 and he survives. Mrs. Bombei was a 1949 graduate of Plainfield High School.  She worked for…

Charles E. Kersey

Charles Edward Kersey 88, of Frankfort, died on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Clinton House Health and Rehabilitation Center in Frankfort.  He was born on October 10, 1928 in Frankfort, Indiana to Robert L. & Helen B. (Woods) Kersey. Charles was a self-employed handyman who provided maintenance and cleaning services for several families in Frankfort. …