Roberta A. Jenkins, Wayman Milton Mahan

Roberta A. Jenkins

Roberta A. Jenkins, 78, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Willow Manor.

Born July 20, 1941, she was the daughter of William Robert and Beulah Marie (White) Dixon. Roberta was a member of Franklin Heights Christian Church. Before retiring, she had worked in the office at Memering Motorplex.

Surviving are her children, Gary Jenkins and his wife, Beth, of Richmond, Kentucky, Greg Jenkins of Jeffersonville, and Deanna Sargent and her husband, Mark, of Bicknell; her sister, Jan Strange of Orleans; and her grandchildren, Patrick Sargent, Chris Sargent, Sarah Jenkins, and Lori Jenkins.

Her parents, and her husband, Wayne Jenkins, who passed away Sept. 3, 2012, preceded her.

Friends may visit with Roberta’s family from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St., with funeral services to follow. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Wayman Milton Mahan

Wayman Milton Mahan, 90, of Rushville, passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Hancock Regional Hospice in Greenfield.

Wayman was born on March 9, 1929 in Washington Township in northern Rush County, just south of Raleigh and west of Nipp's Mill, to Fred J. and Lois M. (Fry) Mahan. He attended the Raleigh and Webb schools, and in 1951 joined the U.S. Army, serving in Germany during the Korean War. On a blind date in March of 1953 he met Marjorie J. Welage and they married on Nov. 7, 1953. Farming in Rush County was Wayman's life; he took pride in producing corn, soybeans, wheat, cattle and hogs.

During his lifetime, Wayman was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. He was a volunteer fireman for Jackson Township VFD for many years. He served on the board of directors for the Mays National Bank and the Rush County Farm Bureau Co-op. Wayman was a Rush County commissioner for the northern district from 1987-1991 and with that was a member of the board of directors for Rush Memorial Hospital and ICAP. He also served on the board of directors for the East Hill Shrine Mausoleum until 2015. In March 2015, he flew to Washington, D.C. on the Indy Honor Flight. Wayman enjoyed traveling, farming, playing euchre, farming and farming.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Marjorie; his daughter, Christy Hall and her husband, Doug; his sons, Tom Mahan and his wife, Colleen, Kevin Mahan and his wife, Julie, and Mike Mahan and his wife, Mindy, all of Rush County, and Wayman A. "Tony" Mahan and his wife, Kristin, of Vincennes; grandchildren Aaron Mastin and his wife, Trish, Andrew Mastin and his wife, Jessica, Emily Neal and her husband, Jacob, Jacob Hall, Brad Mahan and his wife, Sarah, Lauren Schaney and her husband, Chris, Kari McClellan and her husband, Clint, Kristin Scheumann and her husband, JD, Jennifer McDaniel and her husband, Jeremy, Douglas Mahan and his partner, Robert, Blake Mahan and his wife, Christine, and Molly, Will and Tucker Mahan; and 13 great-grandchildren and one step-great grandchild.

In addition to his parents, Wayman was preceded in death by a brother, Delmas C. Mahan in 1957.

A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Friday in St. Mary Catholic Church with Father James Brockmeier presiding. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit from 3-7 p.m. today at Moster Mortuary, where the Rosary will be recited at 2:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the East Hill Shrine Mausoleum, St. Mary Church Foundation, or to the South Knox Education Foundation, 6116 E. Ind. 61, Vincennes, IN 47591. Envelopes will be available at the mortuary.

FUNERALS

Bilskie, Sherry Lou, died July 19. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Robert E. Green Activities Center, 120 W. Harrison St. Memorials: Vincennes Animal Shelter. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

Bohmeier, L. Jeanette, died July 28. Services: 1 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Bruceville Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com

Dixon, Micheal O., died July 26. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. on Friday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Vincennes Chapel, 313 Church St. Condolences:  www.fredrickandson.com.

King, Barbara L., died July 28. Services: noon CDT today at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory in Owensboro, Kentucky. Visitation: 10 a.m. CDT until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorials: Heartford House, c/o Hospice of Western Kentucky, or the Masonville United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Condolences: www.glenncares.com.

Pearce, Debra Kay, died July 26. Services: 11 a.m. today at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel, 109 E. Sixth St. Burial: Edwardsport Town Cemetery. Condolences:  www.fredrickandson.com.

Simpson, Ruth E., died July 29. Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Vincennes Animal Shelter or the Knox County Humane Society. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Small, Roger F., died July 29. Services: 10 a.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Hamline Chapel Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

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