Obituaries

John C. Norris

John C. Norris, 94, of Frankfort, died July 7, 2019 at I.U. Health Hospital, Frankfort.  He was born June 25, 1925 in Frankfort to H. Fred & Magaline (Armantrout) Norris.  He married Rose E. Donnelly on August 2, 1949 and she preceded him in death on July 15, 2018. Mr. Norris was a 1943 graduate…

Barbara Jewel (Lee) Luper

Barbara Jewel (Lee) Luper, 94, of Michigantown, died July 8, 2019 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital.  She was born on December 27, 1924 in Frankfort to Bernardo Dell and Mabel A. (Gardner) Lee.  She married William Basil Luper on February 9, 1945 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on January 12, 1998. Barbara…

Joseph A. “Joe” Ridenour

Joseph “Joe” Ridenour of Brown County, Ind., died on July 2, 2019. He was 85. Joe was born May 30, 1934, in Wabash, Ind., son of Dwight and Catherine (Moon) Ridenour, graduated from Indiana Central University in 1956 with a degree in music and served two years in the U.S. Army. He taught music in the…

Sheila Ann Beard

Sheila Ann Beard, 72, of Frankfort, IN, passed away July 4, 2019 at Indiana University Arnett in Lafayette.  She was born on June 6, 1947 in Frankfort to Peggy Jo (Eli) Moore and Marvin Ellsworth Prickett. She was a 1965 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School and worked for the National Cigar Factory in Frankfort.…

Constance “Connie” Jo Spray

Constance “Connie” Jo Spray, 71, of Frankfort, IN, passed away July 4, 2019 in her home.  She was born on November 7, 1947 in Frankfort to Edwin Joseph and Betty Lou (Spencer) Spray.  She married Richard Gene Robbins on November 8, 1969 in Frankfort. Connie attended Frankfort Schools and was a homemaker, babysitter, and fostered…

Flaudia Mora-Alanis

Flaudia Mora- Alanis, 91, of Frankfort, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was born May 7, 1928 in Michoacan, Mexico to Puablo Mora and Maria Carmen Alanis.  She enjoyed sewing, traveling and spending time with her family. Flaudia is survived by her children, Javier Santos of Frankfort and…

Harry Bryan “Buddy” Sebree , Jr.

Harry Bryan “Buddy” Sebree Jr., 67, of Frankfort, IN, passed away July 2, 2019 in Frankfort.  He was born on September 4, 1951 in Indianapolis, IN to Harry Bryan and Marie (Murray) Sebree.  He married Jody Plumback on December 14, 1985 and she survives. Bryan was a lifelong Frankfort resident and a 1969 graduate of…

Wyndham Ruth Hill

Wyndham Ruth Hill, 95, of Frankfort, IN, passed away July 2, 2019 at IU Health Hospital in Frankfort.  She was born on April 30, 1924 to the late Frank Landis and Wyndham Augustus (Devine) Lindley.  She married Donald McKinzie Hill on February 5, 1943 in the Church of God parsonage in Kirklin and he survives.…

John D. Payne, Sr.

John D. Payne, Sr., 70, of Frankfort passed at his home, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.  He was born December 4, 1948 in Frankfort to Carl “Popeye” and Marjorie (Coffman) Payne, Jr.  John was a 1966 graduate of Clinton Central High School.  On September 9, 1979, John married Debbie Lambert, she survives.  He worked for 31…

Kimberly “Kimmy” Jo Palmer

Kimberly (Kimmy) Jo Palmer, 43, of Frankfort, IN, passed away June 30, 2019.  She was born on November 15, 1975 at Fort Ord in Monterey County, California to Joseph and Susan (Zeigler) Palmer. Kimberly was a lifelong Frankfort resident.  She attended Frankfort Schools and was currently working to obtain her GED.  She worked various jobs…