Obituaries

Phyllis M. Hankins

Phyllis M. Hankins, 80, of Colfax, passed away October 21, 2020 at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood in Lebanon.  She was born on November 25, 1939 in Forest to Jesse M. and Rosa Mae (Baker) McCarty.  She married Teddy H. Hankins on April 6, 1959 in Colfax and he preceded her in death on November 14,…

Derrick Thomas

Derrick Robert Milton Thomas, 33, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at his home.  He was born on August 27, 1987 in Frankfort, to Robbie Alan Gillum and Geri (Thomas) Crabtree. Derrick attended Frankfort Schools.  He worked for over 10 years as a torch cutter for Premier Recycling.  He was a video…

William Dale Boyer

William Dale Boyer, 72, of rural Frankfort, died Sunday, October 18, 2020 at home.  He was born October 13, 1948 in Lebanon, Ind. to Harold & Melva (Waitt) Boyer.  He married Maureen (Schied) Feeser on December 29, 2000 in Carmel, Ind. and she survives. Bill was a 1966 graduate of Clinton Central High School and…

Phyllis Mummert

Mary Phyllis Mummert, 91, of Cutler, passed away on Friday, October 16, 2020 at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette. She was born in Cutler on September 13, 1929 to Lloyd and Ersie (Bowen) Gangwer.  She married James O. Mummert in February of 1950; he preceded her in death on August 1, 1991. Phyllis graduated from…

Elma Gallichan

Elma (Walker) Gallichan, 94, of Frankfort passed away on October 15, 2020. She was born May 27, 1926 to Roy and Dora (Davis) Walker in Clinton County.  She graduated from Sugar Creek School.  She married Raymond Gallichan on August 23, 1945. They had two children, Diana and Ronald. She was a member of Sugar Creek Christian…

Donna S. Ruch

Donna S. Ruch, 86, of rural Frankfort, Ind., died October 17, 2020 at I.U. Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. She was born June 1, 1934 in Clinton County, Ind. to Harold & Alice (Robertson) Barnett.  She married Otis Edmund “Ed” Ruch on April 25, 1954 at the First Methodist Church in Frankfort and he survives. Donna was a…

Donald David Grant

Donald David Grant, 79, of Martin, Tennessee, died October 15, 2020 at Diversicare of Martin.  He was born November 15, 1940 in Blysdale, MO to the late Kenneth R. & Vergie May (Grogan) Grant.  His first marriage was to Janet Avon Crawford.  He then married Roberta H. (Wiley) Landes on July 1, 1989 and she…

Donald Eugene Gilmore

Donald Eugene Gilmore, 87, of Frankfort, passed away October 15, 2020 at Aperion Care Frankfort.  He was born on March 25, 1933 in Clinton County to Floyd E. and Mary Elizabeth (Crick) Gilmore.  He married Joan Bailey on April 3, 1955 in Frankfort and she preceded him in death on September 27, 2001. Don was…

Erica Dawn Hubbard

Erica Dawn Hubbard, 45, of Frankfort, died at 11:35 a.m. on October 14, 2020 at Witham Hospital, Lebanon, Ind.  She was born August 11, 1975 in French Lick, Ind. to the late Ernie & Robin (Beaty) Hubbard. Erica was a graduate of Mountain View High School in Arizona.  She had lived in French Lick, Arizona,…

Matthew Whipple

Matthew K. Whipple, 45, of Lafayette, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020, at Franciscan Health Lafayette East.  He was born in Lafayette on June 6, 1975 to Rolland and Evelyn (Gillum) Whipple. He graduated from Tri-County High School in 1993.  He worked in receiving and sorting for several years at the Goodwill store in…