Leroy Freeman, Evelyn Shelton

Leroy Freeman

Leroy Freeman, 82, of Bridgeport, Illinois, died on Friday, March 15, 2019.

He was a teacher and member of the Shiloh Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carol (Schafer) Freeman; five children, Tim Freeman, Lorre Freeman, Michael Freeman, David Freeman and Shannon Weiss.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. CDT on Wednesday at Shiloh Baptist Church. Burial will take place in Bridgeport City Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. CDY today at Cunningham Funeral Home. Memorial contributions can be made to Carmi Baptist Children’s Home directly or through the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.

Evelyn Shelton

Evelyn “Eloise” Shelton, 95, of Vincennes, passed away at 2:48 p.m. on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at GentleCare of Vincennes.

She was born on Sept. 30, 1923 in Knox County to William and Mary (Fidler) Morrison. Evelyn had worked in food services for Junod’s Nursing Home, Vincennes University, and theLodge of the Wabash. A member of the Community United Methodist Church, she enjoyed going to yard sales, playing bingo, and traveling.

Surviving are her children, Marsha Kreilein and her husband, Glen, of Vincennes, and Pauline Grove and her husband, Sebastian “Bab” Grove, of Vincennes; her grandson, Greg Alan Kreilein; and two great-grandchildren, Logan and Morgan Kreilein.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dorward Shelton, whom she married on Dec. 3, 1944; an infant daughter; and two brothers, William Morrison Jr. and Paul Morrison.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday at Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St., with Ray Tromley officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Evelyn Shelton.


Carl Hartsburg, formerly of Wheatland, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at BridgePointe Health Campus. Arrangements are pending at Goodwin Funeral Home. 


Flummerfelt, Joseph, died March 1. Services: 11 a.m. on May 3 at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. Memorials: University of Illinois School of Music Advancement, 1114 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801 for “Joseph R Flummerfelt Graduate Choral Music Fund,” or DePauw University, Robert G. Bottoms Alumni and Development Center, 201 E Seminary St., Greencastle, IN 46135, for the “Joseph Flummerfelt Endowed Music Scholarship.”


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