Obituaries

Janet L. Lawler

Janet L. Lawler, 55, of Kirklin, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in her home. She was born on November 18, 1962 in Frankfort to John E. and Linda Lou (Heaton) Arnold.  She attended Frankfort High School and was self-employed, running a day care for 10 years.  She had also worked for Sonoco-Crellin, Zachary,…

Donald C. Brubaker

Donald Charles Brubaker, 95, of Pyrmont, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in the early evening on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at his daughter’s home. He was born January 22, 1923, near Buck Creek, to Amos T. and Mary F. (Miller) Brubaker.  Donald graduated from Buck Creek High School.  On April 14, 1944, he married…

Ronald Gene Cheek

Ronald Gene Cheek, 59, of Summitville, Ind., passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his home.  He was born on March 28, 1958 in Tipton, IN to Jesse J. & Wilma (Yeary) Cheek.  Gene was formerly married to Peggy Napper. Ronald worked as a Welder and was a veteran of the US Army from 1976-1977. …

Margarita Vidales Barrios

Margarita Vidales Barrios, 79, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018, at her home.  She was born January 22, 1939, in Mexico, to Manuel Vidales and Manuela Bonilla.  On February 15, 1960, she married Juan C. Barrios; he survives. In 1974, she and Juan moved to Frankfort.  Margarita was a homemaker and member…

Linda M. Smith

Linda M. Smith, 78, of Frankfort, died February 2, 2018 at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.  She was born November 7, 1939 in Frankfort to the late Lloyd V. & Ruby L. (Myers) Smith. Linda was a 1957 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She had worked at Unilectric in Frankfort and Fairfield in Lafayette.  She was a member…

Henrietta L. Trent Leckrone

Henrietta L. Trent Leckrone, 85, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at her home. She was born March 2, 1932, in Harlan, Kentucky, to Pope and Leola Middleton Smith.  Henrietta was formerly married to Robert Trent.   In January 1969, she married Wayne Leckrone; he preceded her in death February 2006. In 1951,…

Linda S. Woodward

Linda S. Woodward, 55, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at her home. She was born July 3, 1962, in Lakeland, Fla., to Edward “Ned” and Florence “Flo” Day Hodge.  Linda married Mark Woodward on September 24, 1994, in Frankfort; he survives. Linda graduated from Frankfort Senior High School in 1980.  She…

William L. Kiger

William L. Kiger, 81, of Lafayette, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at his home. He was born on May 1, 1936, in Rainsville, to Bill K. and Ruth T. (Fix) Kiger. On August 6, 1966, he married Glenda Woodruff; she survives. Bill attended Boswell High School and later received his GED. In 1986,…

Walter W. Weaver

Walter Wiley Weaver, 71, of Frankfort, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018, at his home. He was born September 25, 1946, in Anderson, to Verl and Hazel Burton Weaver.  Walter was formerly married to Rebecca Radcliff for 18 years; she survives. Walter served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War before going…

Max Edward Catron

  Max Edward Catron, 93, of rural Russiaville, died January 30, 2018 at Mulberry Health.  He was born December 20, 1924 in Clinton County to Jess & Grace D. (Kesler) Catron.  He married Melba McIlrath on August 7, 1947 and she preceded him in death on August 16, 2015.  Max was a 1942 graduate of…