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Obituaries for Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

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Posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014 12:00 am

Herbert D. Compton, Jonathan H. Hart, Claudia Holloway, Samuel L. Pierce, Michael M. Schulze

Herbert D. Compton

MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. — Herbert D. Compton, 92, Vincennes, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.

He was born on April 13, 1921, in Stewartsville, Ind., the son of Clarence W. and Viola (Snyder) Compton. Herb married Betty Lou Johnson Pierson on April 8, 1967, in Mount Carmel.

He was a member of the First Christian Church in Mount Carmel. Herb served our country during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Herb retired as a machinist at Snap-On Tools in Mount Carmel. He was a member of the Mount Carmel VFW and American Legion.

Herb is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Steve Compton and his wife, Margaret, of Vincennes, Scott Compton and his wife, Marilyn, of Johnson City, Tenn.; daughters, Lee Ann Macy and her husband, Kevin, of Tampa, Fla., Sandra Heflin and her husband, Jerry, of Rockwall, Texas, and Pamela Treni of Dallas; his brothers, Aaron Compton of Evansville, Ind., Max Compton of Onekama, Mich., and Jack Compton of Griffin, Ind.; and a sister, Farrol Bratton of Poseyville, Ind. Herb was blessed with many grandchildren, Keesha Peterson and her husband, Chad, Christy McPherson and her husband, Doug, Ashley Burns and her husband, Bruce, Erin Dale and her husband, Rusty, Brett Heflin, Derrick Compton and his wife, Lauren, Drew Compton, David Compton, Ryan Cannon, Jackie Slatter, Scott Wilkerson and Sean Macy; and great-grandchildren, Ethan Peterson, Brayden Peterson, Trevor Peterson, Allie McPherson, Clayton Dale, Ryder Elms, Bruce Burns Jr., Kaitlynn Jones-Cannon, Emily Jones-Cannon and Carys Cannon.

Preceding him in death were his parents, his first wife, Virginia L. Coleman, brothers Lloyd Compton and Gail Compton, a sister, Genevieve Frederick, and a grandson, Jared Cannon.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. CST Saturday in the Chapel of Short Funeral Home, Mount Carmel. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. CST Friday at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Mount Carmel Veteran’s Honor Guard.

Condolences may be made at http://www.short-cunninghamfh.com.

Jonathan H. Hart

Jonathan H. Hart, 63, Vincennes, passed away Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his residence.

He was born on May 31, 1950, in Vincennes, to Arthur and Geneva (Schick) Hart.

Jonathan formerly worked in real estate sales and home remodeling. He was a member of the First Christian Church, a graduate of Lincoln High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed heirloom vegetables.

Surviving are his children, Jennifer Hart of Vincennes, Jonathan Hart and his wife, Haley, of Fort Riley, Kan., and Chasity Foster; and his grandchildren, Raeleeh Bottoms, Alexis Jarrell and Vann Jarrell.

Jonathan was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jennifer Hart.

Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Claudia Holloway

WASHINGTON — Claudia Holloway, 72, Washington, passed away at 12:53 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at her residence.

Claudia was born on July 23, 1941, in Daviess County, the daughter of Claude M. and Gladys M. (Dunn) Huff.

She was a homemaker.

Claudia is survived by a son, Mike Snyder of Washington; a granddaughter, Jessica Lee Snyder of Washington; sisters, Donna Dawson of Washington and Nancy Huff of Vincennes; and a brother, Arby Huff of Odon.

A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. today at the Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, Washington Chapel, with Brother Danny Gilley officiating. The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Samuel L. Pierce

Samuel L. Pierce, 51, Bruceville, passed away at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home.

Michael M. Schulze

OAKTOWN — Michael Maurice Schulze, 74, Oaktown, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis.

Michael was born Nov. 8, 1939, in Knox County, the son of Maurice and Martha (Clark) Schulze.

He was a truck driver and farmer for Schulze Farms. Michael was also a member of the Oaktown First Christian Church.

Michael is survived by his sons, Tim Schulze of Oaktown, and Brian Schulze and his fiancée, Billie Hancock, of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Tim Schulze Jr., Kate Hammelman, Tyler Schulze, Brady Schulze and Elizabeth Collicott; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jerry Schulze.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Oaktown Chapel. A private family funeral service will be Saturday.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.fredrickandson.com.


Bateman, Lloyd D., died Jan. 5. Memorial: 3 p.m. Sunday, Pilgrim Holiness Church, 114 S. Jefferson St., Bicknell, IN 47512. Visitation: 2-3 p.m. Sunday at the church. Contributions: Plainville High School Alumni Scholarship Fund in memory of Lloyd Bateman, c/o Daviess County Community Foundation, 320 E. Main St., Washington, IN 47501. Condolences: http://www.fredrickandson.com.

Crouch, Charles, died Jan. 4. Funeral: 11 a.m. Saturday, Bicknell Nazarene Church. Burial: Bruceville Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Friday at the church. Contributions: Bruceville Methodist Church. Condolences: http://www.fredrickandson.com.

La Marche, Janice, died Jan. 5. Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday, Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Friday, funeral home. Condolences: http://www.gardnerbrockman.com.

Montgomery, Walter R., died Jan. 4. Memorial: Noon today, Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation: 10 a.m. to noon today, funeral home. Contributions: Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, http://www.cfmt.org, and have them put it towards the Walter “Walt” Reece Montgomery Scholarship Fund or the First United Methodist Church in Vincennes. Condolences: http://www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Nathan, Ben Z., died Jan. 3. Funeral: 2 p.m. Friday, Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Visitation: Noon to 2 p.m. Friday, funeral home. Contributions: Charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences: http://www.goodwinfamilyfh.com