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October 22nd

Marietta Steward

October 22, 2014

    Marietta (Meyers) Steward, 87, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Jonesboro, Ark.
    Marietta retired from General Electric in Decatur after 20 years.
    Among survivors are her children, Joyce Butterfield of Tavares, Fla.; John Meyers of Decatur; Judy Schultz of Decatur; and Jeff Meyers of Virginia Beach, Va.
    Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, with Jerry Morgan officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott, Ark.

October 21st

Vicki Macy

October 21, 2014

    Vicki (Petty) Macy, 58, Linn Grove, passed away on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Hospital. She was born in Big Springs, Texas, on Dec. 10, 1955, to the late Charles and Mary Jane LeGrand Petty. She married Bryan H. Macy on Feb. 4, 1983; he survives.
    Among survivors are daughter, Lena Elliott of Orleans; granddaughter, Elvira Elliott; sister; Jenny (Tony) Hitchens of Poneto; and four brothers, Chuck (Cindy) Petty of Bluffton; Steve (Cathy) Petty of Bluffton; and Sam Petty of Bluffton; and David Petty of Ossian.

October 20th

Stephen D. Cox

October 20, 2014

    Stephen D. Cox, 30, Decatur, formerly of Germantown, Ohio, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the University Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born Aug. 10, 1984, in Kettering, Ohio.
    Stephen touched many lives as a beloved pharmacist for Adams Memorial Hospital and in the hospital’s Anti-coagulation Clinic as well. He attended the Germantown United Methodist Church.

Jack L. Ely

October 20, 2014

    Jack L. Ely, 74, of Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital. Jack was born in Blackford County Oct. 23, 1939, to Francis E. and Margaret V. (Fishback) Ely. On May 23, 2003, he married Dana L. Manning; she survives.

Norene E. Reef

October 20, 2014

    Norene E. Reef, 63, of Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Norene was born in Decatur Dec. 15, 1950, to the late Kenneth H. and Margaret G. (Hebble) Reed.
    Norene retired in 2010 after 23 years as an office manager with the City of Decatur.

October 17th

Norene E. Reef

October 17, 2014

    Norene E. Reef, 63, Decatur, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

October 16th

Stephen D. Cox

October 16, 2014

    Stephen D. Cox, 30, Decatur, formerly of Germantown, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the University Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born Aug. 10, 1984, in Kettering, Ohio.
    Stephen was a pharmacist for Adams Memorial Hospital and attended the Germantown United Methodist Church.

Roy Oscar Girod

October 16, 2014

    Roy Oscar Girod, Columbus, Ohio, died Thursday Sept. 25, 2014. 
    A memorial service was held in Columbus on Oct. 4, 2014.  Final internment is to be held at The Columbarium at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland at a date to be determined. 
    Arrangements by O.R. Woodyard Co.  Full obituary at www.orwoodyard.com.

October 15th

Lloyd Francis Lichtenberger

October 15, 2014

    Lloyd Francis Lichtenberger went to be with Jesus Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. He married Lorena Nussbaum April 7, 1951. They were married 58 years before she passed away in November of 2009. 
    They were blessed with five children, Sandra (Craig) Mountz of Brentwood, Tenn.; Rick Lichtenberger of Decatur; Kathy Keller of Grand Rapids, Minn.; Deb (Daniel) Abnet of Berne; and Tom (Ruth) Lichtenberger of Fort Wayne. He enjoyed his 12 grandchildren and13 great-grandchildren.

Jerry Parker

October 15, 2014

    Jerry “Hoss” Parker, 68, Monroeville, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at Riverbend Healthcare in Fort Wayne.   
    Among survivors are his two brothers, Larry (Janet) Parker of Decatur and Jan Parker of Monroeville.
    Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Jacobs Chapel, in Monroeville. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.

 

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