Larry D. Edgin, Willard Lee Price, Norma Maxine Shackelford, Julia Marie Thompson

Larry D. Edgin

Larry D. Edgin, 70, of Vincennes, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospital.

Larry was born on Aug. 17, 1948 in Vincennes, the son of Marshall and Ruby Cummins Edgin. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Class of 1966, and on Aug. 26, 1966 he married Linda Crawford and they made their life together for almost 53 years. Larry was a contractor, having owned Edgin Construction Co. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and VFW and was an avid horseman, riding with the Washington Saddle Club. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.

Larry is survived by his wife, Linda Edgin; their children, Michelle Tranbarger and her husband, Kerry, of Gastonia, North Carolina, Deana Bottoms and her partner, Jim Dant, of Terre Haute, and Greg Edgin and his wife, Jonna, of Vincennes; his grandchildren, Kyle Tranbarger and his wife, Elaina, Kaleigh Ellis and her husband, Will, Ryan Bottoms and his wife, Kristin, Riley Bottoms and Alexis Edgin; his great-grandchildren, Kaleb Tranbarger, Ella Ellis, Jaden Tranbarger and Aubrey Ellis; a brother, Dennis Edgin of Indianapolis; his sisters, Reba Kimmell of Columbus, Donna Mullens of Vincennes, Joann Howder of Vincennes, Carol Fields and her husband, Ron, of Evansville, Linda Waller and her husband David of Cadiz, Kentucky, and Kathy Burch and her husband, Jerry, of Vincennes; and his many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be celebrated at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St., with Pastor Andrew Hamilton officiating. He will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Riley Children’s Hospital. Duesterberg-Fredrick is honored to assist the Edgin family during their time of loss.

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

Willard Lee Price

Willard Lee Price, 77, of Middlebury Center, Pennsylvania, died on the morning of Friday, May 24, 2019, at his residence.

He was born on June 17, 1941 in Gainesville, Florida, while his father was serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He grew up in Nappanee and graduated from Nappanee High School in 1959. He attended Lincoln Trail College for two years and went on to Ashland College in Ashland, Ohio, where he graduated in 1964 with a psychology degree. He went on to attend Ball State University for a year to earn teaching credits. In 1965 he started teaching industrial arts at Wakarusa High School and continued at Nappanee Middle School. The next seven summers he continued his education at Indiana State University, finishing with a master’s degree in industrial arts. He had met his future wife, Marsha Elaine Crew, at Ashland College and they married June 11, 1966. After 20 years of teaching, they moved from Nappanee in 1985 to Vincennes. They bought a 20-acre farm and Lee started doing orchid work, then carpentry and painting work. In September 2013 they moved to Middlebury Center on a 53-acre farm with a home built by Marsha’s brother, Francis Donnell Crew. Lee and his wife have been members of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, for the past five and a have years. He enjoyed woodworking, photography, fishing, walking, jogging, and hiking in Indiana and Pennsylvania state parks and some biking. He especially loved taking care of his pets (dogs and cats) over the years. He loved living in the mountains on his property with its scenic views.

Lee is survived by his loving wife, Marsha Elaine (Crew) Price; his sister Linda Gail (Price) Kinman Dayson of Vincennes; his brother-in-law, Francis Donnell Crew and his wife, Carol (Frees) Crew of Sabinsville, Pennsylvania; his sister-in-law, Susanna (Crew) Zook and her husband, Woody, of Glenmoore, Pennsylvania; his nephews, Christopher Kinman and his wife, Corina, of Carmichael, California, Kevin Donnell Crew and his wife Annie (Trumper) Crew of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania, Jesse Raymond Crew and his wife, Anne (Kilyanek) Crew, and William H.D. Zook of St. Petersburg, Florida; his nieces, Lisa Dawn (Crew) Stauffer and her husband, George, of Worcester, Pennsylvania, and Melissa Zook of Glenmoore; his grandnieces, Rachel Crew, Lilia Crew, Eliana Crew, and Isabella Kinman; and his grandnephews, Andrew Crew, Simon Crew, Eli Crew, Max Stauffer, and Cord Stauffer.

He was predeceased by his parents, Dr. Douglas Willard Price and Helen Kathryn (Engledow) Price, and eight aunts.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on June 8 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with Rev Canon Dee Calhoun officiating. A fellowship luncheon will follow at the Penn-Wells Hotel from noon to 2 p.m. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsboro.

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

Norma Maxine Shackelford

Norma Maxine Shackelford, 87, of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Willow Manor.

She was born June 27, 1931, to Clarence W. and Opal A. (McKinney) Russell. Norma was a homemaker, and had worked as outreach co-ordinator for the Harbor House. She loved playing poker, Yahtzee, and video games. Norma never met a stranger. On April 16, 1949, she married Ramon Shackelford, and he passed away March 5, 2012.

Surviving are her daughters, Marsha Chambers and her husband, S. Jack Chambers, of Bruceville, Becky Shackelford of Vincennes, Tracie Sinders and her husband, Al, of Vincennes, and Sara Murphy and her husband, Dave, of Lawrenceville, Illinois; her grandchildren, Brad Sartor, Ryan Chambers, Heather Mallett, Tom Cox, Mandee Cox, Tricia Taylor and Cory Stuckman; her step-grandchildren, S. Jack Chambers Jr., Robert Chambers, Galen Murphy, and Cole Sinders; her great-grandchildren, Thomas North-Chambers, Vickie Harmon, Jasmine Mallett, Whitney Mallett, Vanessa Mallett, Roxie Cox, Felix Taylor, Lizzie Cox, Tatiana Taylor, Kentrell Taylor, and Beliscia Bean; her step-great-grandchildren, Caleb Chambers and his wife, Brenna, Jacob Chambers and his fiancee’, Stephanie Hardin, Brent Chambers and his wife, Erica, Jesse Chambers, and Katelyn Sinders.

In addition to her husband, Ramon, she was also preceded by her brothers, Don and Jerry Russell.

Friends may visit with her family from 2-5 p.m.on Sunday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home with Rev. Fred Nocus officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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

Julia Marie Thompson

Julia Marie (Russell) Thompson, 92, of Evansville, passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Solarbron.

Julia was born in Madisonville, Kentucky, on Sept. 9, 1926 to the late Floyd and Blanchie Pearl (Haleman) Russell. She retired from General Rubber and Tire Company after many years of service. Julia's greatest joy came from taking care of her family. She had a servant's heart and was an amazing homemaker and caregiver.

Julia is survived by her daughter, Dana Sharryl Thompson Mills of Evansville; her son, Steven M. Thompson and his wife, Susan, of Evansville; grandchildren Shellie Marie Thompson-Whitaker and her husband, Terry, Corey L. Mills and his wife, Erica, Steven B. Mills and his wife, Mollie, Jessica S. Moore and her husband, Robert, Shauna Thompson, and Kelsee Renee Keitel and her husband, Quinn; 10 great-grandchildren; and by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Julia was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Harry V. Thompson in 2004; her parents; four sisters; and six brothers.

A celebration of Julia's life will be 10 a.m. CDT on Monday at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave. Entombment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit from 2-6 p.m. CDT on Sunday and 9 a.m. CDT until the hour of services on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Suite 401, 6100 Dutchman's Land, Louisville, KY 40205.

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

FUNERALS

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

Barnes, Tony R., Sr. Services: 6 p.m. on Saturday at Abundant New Life Church, 97 N. Monty Road.

Beard, Diana K., died May 28. Services: 1 p.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Visitation: 10 a.m, until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Decker Chapel United Methodist Church.

Hill, Diana Lou, died May 27. Services: 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials: Congestive Heart Failure Researchers with the American Heart Association.

Jackson, Jill, died May 23. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Old Cathedral Catholic Church. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the church. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice. Condolences: www.duesterbergfredrick.com.

Ostendorf, Denise M., died May 22. Services: 2-4 p.m. on Saturday at the Harmony Society, 111 N. Second St. Memorials: Little Sisters of the Poor at 2345 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260-1905, or www.littlesistersofthepoorindianapolis.org. Condolences: www.duesterbergfredrick.com.

Smith, Connie Jo, died May 27. Services: 11 a.m. today at Fredrick and Son McClure Utt, Vincennes Chapel, 313 Church St. Memorials: Bethlehem General Baptist Church. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

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