Sonny Like, Jimmy W. Seals

Sonny Like

Sonny Like, 80, of Vincennes, died on Monday, May 13, 2019.

He had worked for the Vincennes Parks and Recreation Department and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include a daughter, Angela Marie Nolen and a brother, Larry Heniser

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. on Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Gardner Brockman Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Sonny Like.

Jimmy W. Seals

Jimmy W. Seals, 69, of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Eastgate Manor in Washington.

Born on Jan. 6, 1950, he was the son of Noah Seals Jr. and Arlyna (Oexman) Seals. Jimmy had worked for Bridges Home Health Care as a health care provider. He had served as an airman in the U.S. Navy, retiring as a petty officer, 3rd class.

Surviving are his son, Jason W. Seals of Vincennes, and his sisters, Barbara A. Williams and Linda L. Liston, both of Vincennes.

His parents, and a sister, Brenda Cullivan, preceded him.

A graveside service will be 2 p.m. on Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses. Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St., is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Burnworth-Wilson, Evelyn M, died May 9. Services: 1 p.m. on Saturday First Christian Church, 319 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Saturday at the church. Condolences:

Chesterfield, Georgena Sue, died May 6. Visitation: noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Fredrick & Son McClure-Utt Funeral home, Bicknell Chapel. Burial: Asbury Chapel Cemetery on Saturday. Condolences:

Knippa, Martin Erich, died May 12. Services: 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials: Building Fund of Our Savior Lutheran Church of Lawrenceville, or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Robinson, Illinois. Condolences:

Stanclift, Linda Lou, died May 15. Services: 1 p.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: First Church of God, 1408 E. St. Clair St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Condolences:


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