Brett A. McKim, Anthony Wayne Wilson

Brett A. McKim

Brett A. McKim, 59, of Lawrenceville, Illinois passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville.

He was born on Aug. 25, 1959 in Vincennes, the son of John R. and Barbara (McAdow) McKim. Brett was the manager of McKims Food Inc. His memberships included the Moose and the Elks. He was a St. Louis Cardinals fan, and enjoyed golfing, motorcycle riding, and watching NASCAR.

Survivors include his mother, Barbara, of Lawrenceville; one daughter, Nicole McKim of Lawrenceville; one sister, Stacy McKim of Lawrenceville; one step-son, Stephen Murphy Jr. of Indianapolis; one step-daughter, Tricia Martens of Evansville; and two nephews, Josh Manley and Zach Manley.

Preceding him in death were his father, John; his uncle, Steve McAdow; and a nephew, Chace Jarvis.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. CDT on Saturday at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Burial will be in the White House Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. CDT on Friday from at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society.

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Anthony Wayne Wilson

Anthony Wayne Wilson, 64, of Oakland City, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, April 15, 2019.

He was born on Oct. 16, 1954 in Sullivan. He had lived in the Oakland City area since 1990, coming from Oaktown. Anthony was an electrical technician for Indianapolis Power & Light in Petersburg for the past 30 years and was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1395. He was an active member of Oasis Assembly of God in Princeton. He was a family man and especially loved his grandchildren. He was a hard worker and enjoyed a keen interest in geology. Anthony was dearly loved and will be missed by those who knew him.

Anthony is survived by his loving wife, Linda (Small) Wilson, to whom he was married in 1975 in Monroe City; his loving children and grandchildren, Rachel Plunkett and her husband, Brian, and their children, Brady, Grant, Gabriel and Caleb, of Noblesville, and Phillip Wilson and his wife, Wendy, and their children, Brookelyn, Dominik and Remi, of Mt. Vernon; his mother, Shirley A. Wilson of Oaktown; a brother, Kevin Wilson of Washington; and a sister, Karen Eveland of Indianapolis.

He was preceded in death by his father, Owen Wilson.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. CDT on Saturday at Oasis Assembly of God in Princeton with Pastor Mike Marsh will officiate. Burial will be at Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. CDT on Friday and from 9:30 a.m. CDT until the hour of services on Saturday at the church. The family suggests for those who wish, in lieu of flowers to make memorial contributions to Oasis Assembly of God. Envelopes will be available at the church. Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wilson family.

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Bourlard, Gregory Allan, died April 14. Services: 1:30 p.m. on Friday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences:

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.”

Polston, Frederick Matthew, died April 14. Services: 10 a.m. CDT on Friday at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Burial: Miller Cemetery in Willow Hill, Illinois. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. CDT today at the funeral home. Condolences:

Ridgway, Sondra Jolene, died April 13. Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. Burial: Royal Oak Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the church. Condolences:

Swope, Jeannette M., died April 13. Services: 4 p.m. on Saturday at Nathan and Jessica Barmes’ residence. Memorials: St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1604 Main St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Condolences:


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