Obituaries

Dianna Kae (Shaff) Conner

Dianna Kae (Shaff) Conner, 76, of Marietta, Georgia, died April 9, 2021 in Heritage Hospice in Georgia.  She was born in March 1, 1945, in Frankfort Indiana, to Samuel C. Shaff and Margaret “Clementine” (Loy) Leaman.  Married and widowed twice, her first was to Dennis E. Conner, they lived in Lafayette, where they had 2…

Edward “Ed” Heavilon

Edward “Ed” Heavilon, 63, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021, at his home. He was born on January 24, 1958, in Frankfort to Robert Eugene and Phyliss Joan (Worth) Heavilon. Ed attended Madison-Grant High School. He served in the United States Marine Corps. He worked at Exide Battery prior to retiring from Kay-Co…

Pamela S. Beard

Pamela S. Beard, 73, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at her home. She was born on October 19, 1947, in Frankfort, to James O. and Julia (Brittain) Zerfas.  She married Michael A. Beard on September 8, 1967 at Eastside Christian Church; he survives. Pam was a lifelong Clinton County resident, graduating…

Dr. Samuel H. Power Jr.

Dr. Samuel H. Power Jr., 73, of Frankfort, died April 15, 2021 at Witham Hospital Extended Care, Lebanon, Ind.  He was born February 12, 1948 in Clinton County, Ind. to the late Samuel H. Power Sr and Mary M. (Bojinoff) Power.  He was formerly married to Monica L. Ridenour. He was a 1966 graduate of…

Arthur “AJ” Peterson

Arthur “AJ” Peterson, 42, of Etna Green, Ind., died Monday, April 12, 2021 in his home.  He was born on March 27, 1979 in Albany, Ind. to Fred Auterson and Pamela Kolawole and was adopted on March 23, 1991 by Curtis and Janet Peterson. AJ grew up in Frankfort.  He attended Frankfort schools and later…

Estel Rex

Estel Laverne Rex, 92, of Mulberry, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2021, at Franciscan Health in Lafayette. He was born in Lafayette on April 15, 1928 to Elmer and Daisy Ann (Gould) Rex.  He married Lois Lykken on September 17, 1950; she survives. Estel was a lifelong Clinton County resident, living on the family…

Michael Lee Morris

Michael Lee Morris, 70, of Frankfort, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2021 at his home.  He was born August 26, 1950, in Frankfort, to Ferris Morris and Beverly (Cue) Carter.  He married Debra Carter of Russiaville; they later divorced. Michael graduated from Clinton Central High School in 1968 and was in the Army Reserves. …

Alan Good

Ralph “Alan” Good, 52, of Rural Frankfort, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 12, 2021 at his residence.  He was born May 4, 1968 in Lafayette to Larry E. and Kathleen (Niebrand) Good. Alan was a 1986 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School and furthered his education by completing an agriculture course at Purdue University.  He…

Billie Jean Buntin

Billie J. Buntin, 86, of Frankfort, died April 8, 2021 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Ind.  She was born September 8, 1934 in Tell City, Indiana to William Cluthe & Nellie Bell (Simpson) Arnold. Billie was a 1952 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She retired from Wesley Manor after 20 years, prior to that…

Vicki C. Huffer

Vicki Cheryl Huffer, 67, of Frankfort, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2021, at Wesley Manor Health Center in Frankfort. She was born April 30, 1953, in Flint, Michigan to James O. and Wilma (Pruitt) Donnoe. She married Richard L. Huffer on September 3, 1971 at the Manson Congregational Church; he survives. Vicki was a…