Hazel M. Lancaster, Betty D. Like

Hazel M. Lancaster

Hazel M. Lancaster, 94, of Vincennes, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital with her family at her side.

She was born May 23, 1924 in Francisco to Jake and Bertha (Parish) Phillips. Hazel loved to cook and especially loved the big family gatherings at the holidays where she would prepare a big feast. She worked as a cook at the Kum Back Inn when it was the go-to place to eat in the 1960s, and then worked as the head cook at the Alicetown Restaurant. She also had worked at the Executive Inn and the Elks Country Club for many years. She then took care of her sister-in-law during her physical disability. Hazel was a hard worker and had a green thumb as she could grow anything. She was devoted to the family she loved.

Surviving are her daughter, Judith Ann Richardville of Vincennes; a granddaughter, Melissa McCarter; four great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; her daughter-in-law, Starlet Lancaster; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son. A.E. Gene Lancaster; and her brothers and sisters, William "Wig"Phillips, Ezra Phillips, Mary Jane Tolliver and Virginia Hobson.

Private family services were held. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Hazel Lancaster.

Betty D. Like

Betty D. Like, 84, of Vincennes, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at New Willow Manor.

She was born on Sept. 11, 1934 in Orrville to Rodney and Dorothy (Orr) Manning. Betty was a life-long resident of Vincennes, having worked at the Top Value Stamp Store and Big J's. She enjoyed traveling and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her husband, Larry Like, who she married on Sept. 11, 1983; her children, Rodney Biggs of Vincennes and Mary Teising of Vincennes; a step-daughter, Robin Stumborg of Clay City, Illinois; her grandchildren, Jason Biggs, Cody Biggs, Brittany Montgomery; and several great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; a son, Ronnie Biggs; her sisters, Patricia Bobe and Mary Emma Manning; and a grandson, Mitch Montgomery.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial will be private. Visitation will be noon until the hour of services on Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.


Jill Jackson, 85, of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospital with her family at her bedside. Arrangements are pending at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home.


Anderson, Lela Mae, died April 3. Services: 2 p.m. today at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum in Bicknell. Visitation: noon until the hour of services today at the cemetery. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

Axson, Beverly, died May 7. Services: 10 a.m. on June 3 at Florida Memorial Gardens in Rockledge, Florida.

Gray, William W., died May 22. Services: 11 a.m. CDT today at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Bridgeport City Cemetery. Memorials: Lawrence County Historical Society. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Knight, Rebecca Randall Whitson, died Dec. 29, 2018. Services: 2 p.m. today at 207 Grant St., Monroe City.

Pulley, Fred W., died May 18, Services: 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Burial: St. Vincent Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences: www.duesterbergfredrick.com.

Sanneman, Joseph Erie Sr., died May 21. Services: 1 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home.


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