Obituaries

Joann Martin

Joann Martin, 91, passed away at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon, Indiana on Thursday, February 25, 2021.  She was born on July 2, 1929, in Indianapolis, Indiana, a daughter of the late Albert C. and Annabell B. (Constance) Edwards. She was a 1947 graduate of Arsenal Technical High School.  Joann was formerly married to Reno…

Roxanne B. Davis

Roxanne Bagozzi Davis, 76, of Colfax, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at her home with family by her side. She was born on August 30, 1944 in Lincoln, Nebraska; a daughter of the late Andrew John and Dorothy Lucille (Becker) Szabo. She was a 1963 graduate of Lincoln Park High School in…

Maximino Luis Hernandez

Maximino Luis Hernandez, 77, of Frankfort, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette.  He was born in Asuncion Ocotlan de Morelos, Oaxaca, Mexico on May 29, 1943 to Fidel Luis and Delfina Hernandez Aguilar.  He married Margarita Antonio Ramirez in Asuncion, Oaxaca, Mexico; she survives. Maximino had resided in…

Starr Payne

Starr Ann Payne, 62, of Frankfort, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  She was born in Rochester on September 12, 1958 to Joseph and Beulah (Satterfield) Lanum.  She married Timothy Payne on February 14, 1996; he survives. Starr graduated from Clinton Prairie High School in 1976.  She…

Mercedes L. Ferguson

Mercedes L. Ferguson, 82, of Colfax, passed away February 3, 2021 in her home.  She was born on October 20, 1938 in Sanlucar, Spain to Jose Lopez Constanial and Rosario Lopez Montanio.  She married Howard L. “Buck” Ferguson on February 10, 1960 in Spain and he preceded her in death on July 31, 2012. Mercedes…

Maryann Weber Lewis

Maryann Weber Lewis, 81, of Delphi, IN, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 1, 2021 at the home of her son. She was born in Gary, on July 2, 1939, to John and Mary (Hatrak) Bobrik. Maryann graduated from Hobart High School in 1957. She had worked for Seaburg Welch Auto Supply, the Hobart Gazette…

Donald Dean Black

Donald Dean Black, 81, of Frankfort passed away on February 2, 2021 at IU Heath Arnett Frankfort Hospital.  He was born on October 31, 1939 in Coles County, Illinois to Leebert and Nella (Hill) Black.  He married Marilyn K. Benjamin on July 7, 1962 and she survives. Donald was a lifelong Clinton County resident and…

Cliston S. Ricker

Cliston S. Ricker, 64, of Michigantown, died February 2, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo, Ind.  She was born on July 22, 1956 in Pennington Gap, Virginia to Claude and Mary Louise (Minton) Shackelford.  She married Chris R. Ricker on September 19, 1995 and he survives. Cliston was a 1974 graduate of Southwestern High…

Freida Baird

Freida Ann Baird, 73, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021 at her home in Frankfort. She was born in Middlesboro, Kentucky on November 17, 1947 to Ben and Frances M. (Fultz) Brooks, Jr. Freida worked in housekeeping for RCA, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and Clinton House.  She was a member of Colburn Road Baptist Church. …

Edward “Ed” Carney, Jr.

Edward “Ed” Ernest Carney, Jr., 63, of Frankfort, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Franciscan Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Frankfort on June 23, 1957 to Edward Ernest and Arjarry Louise (Thompson) Carney, Sr. He married Cheryl Hinton on August 21, 1999 at Frankfort First Church of the Nazarene; she survives.…