Kenneth Anthis, Aaron LaVon Parish, Shirley J. Shores

Kenneth Anthis

Kenneth L. Anthis, 78, of Vincennes, died at 8 a.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.

He was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon (Stearns) Anthis; his children, Tamara Kolarick, Kenneth Anthis Jr. and Michael Anthis; and his siblings, Janie Wood, Rose Shore, Becky Eufracio, Marvin Anthis, Ronnie Anthis, and David Anthis

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Trevor Murry officiating. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Kenneth Anthis.

Aaron LaVon Parish

Aaron LaVon “Vonnie” Parish of Vincennes entered into this life on March 28, 1935 and passed this life peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 84.

Aaron had a natural love for life and people, he never met a stranger and many were lucky to call him friend. He loved to travel, watch Cowboy Westerns, St. Louis Cardinals baseball and Indiana University basketball. He was a loving husband, amazing father, and a beloved “Poppy.” He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure to know him. Aaron was a lifelong member of the Church Of Christ in Vincennes as well as in Petaluma, California.

Aaron is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Earline Sneed Parish; three siblings, Jeanette Fullington, Margie McCormack, and Steve Parish; nine children, Don Parish, Janet Parish, Marcie Arango, Greg Parish, Matt Parish, Kim Colyer, Mark Parish, Julie Albin, and Brad Parish; 28 grandchildren, Cristy, Balinda, Lori, Cary, Bryce, Spencer, Brian, Jennifer, Amy, Doug, Joey, Katie, Ryan, Jeff, Ragan, Jessica, Brandon, Autumn, Megan, Kristin, Madison, Aaron, Wally, Louise, Kiley, Isabella, Alexandra, and Zachariah; 18 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews

Aaron was preceded in death by his parents, Cliff and Goldie Parish; his brothers, Philip “Joker” Parish and Larry Parish; his children, Ronnie Parish and Debbie Parish Utt; and his granddaughter Claire Parish Noonis.

“I’ve got a mansion just over the hilltop, in that bright land where we’ll never grow old, and someday yonder we’ll never more wander, but walk on streets that are purest gold.”

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Chariot Missions, P.O. Box 51, Benton, AR 72018.

Shirley J. Shores

Shirley J. Shores, 74, of Vincennes, IN,died on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.

She worked at the Walmart in Lawrenceville, Illinois.

Survivors include her children, Tamara Carrie-Oeding, Jeffrey Carrie, Joseph Calvert, and Wanona “Crickett” Calvert; and her brother, Paul Carson

There will be no public services at this time. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Goodwin Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

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Dalton Tarrant, 25, of Fairfield, Illinois, and formerly of Sumner, Illinois, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Arrangements are pending at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner.


Benjamin, Genine M., died Dec. 26. Services: 1-3 p.m. on Saturday at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Memorials: charity of choice. Condolences:

Bolk, Patricia L., died Dec. 10. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Marquette Manor Senior Living, Indianapolis. Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at Marquette Manor. Memorials: Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis Foundation, 320 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204..

Duesterberg, Virginia L., died Dec. 24. Services: 10 a.m. on Jan. 25 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 803 Main St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. on Jan. 24 at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home. 512 Vigo St. Memorials: Christian Education Foundation, 229 Church St., Vincennes, IN 47591; the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Suite 810, 400 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80246; or the Daniel J. Duesterberg Scholarship Fund, in care of the Department of Economics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405.

McFarland, Walter II, died Dec. 15. Services: 1 p.m. on Jan. 18 at Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Jan. 18 at the funeral home.

Payne, William Fonis, died Dec. 27. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial: 11 a.m. CST on Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Memorials: Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Ramsey, Christopher Ambrose, died Dec. 17. Services: 1 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services today at the funeral home.

Spencer, James R., died Dec. 29. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials: Helping His Hands. Condolences:


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