Obituaries

Christopher Duane Olsen

Obituary for Christopher Duane Olsen Christopher Duane Olsen, 61, of New Castle, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis following a rare viral non-covid pneumonia. He was born on July 10, 1960, in Dearborn, Michigan, a son of the late MaryAnn (Mahan) and Duane Olsen.Chris was a 1978 graduate […]

Sylvia J. Edwards

Sylvia J. Edwards, 81, of New Castle, passed away Christmas evening, December 25, 2021, at Henry Community Health. She was born June 7, 1940, in New Castle, a daughter of the late Gene and Helen Burgess. Sylvia spent an active life in her community. She believed that what matters is not the duration of your […]

Delinda Caldwell

Delinda Caldwell, 85, of Acton, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Otterbein United Methodist Community in Franklin. Dee was born July 1, 1936, the daughter of Norman Pennington Reeves and Evelyn Jane (Fort) Reeves. She was a graduate of Knightstown High School and received her BS in education and MS in counseling at Butler […]

Jerry M. “Doody” Bevans

Obituary for Jerry M. “Doody” Bevans Jerry M. “Doody” Bevans, 85, of New Castle passed away Friday, December 24, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. He was born June 7, 1936 in Magness, Arkansas to the late Ewing and Christine (Barnes) Bevans. Doody had worked at Brooks Foods in Mt. Summit, Conner Chevrolet in […]

Carolyn (Carole) Conner

Carolyn (Carole) Conner, 70, passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 after an extended illness. She was born in August 1951 in Albany, Kentucky, to Chester and Kathleen Stearns Conner. She graduated with the Class of ’69 from Chrysler High School and attended Ivy Tech. She worked in the health care field for many years and […]

Timothy L. Shaffer

Timothy L. Shaffer, age 59, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Ball Memorial Hospital during a brief illness. Tim was born April 24, 1962, a son of Harry and Mary Shaffer. He was a graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School in 1981 and resided in Muncie at the Watersedge Nursing Home. Tim enjoyed […]

Sarah Jeanne Hurst

Sarah Jeanne Hurst, 78 of Franklin, passed away on Wednesday morning, March 3, 2021. She was born on March 25, 1942, in Rushville, Indiana, to Bernard and Florine (Sliger) Hurst.  She is survived by her sister, Marge Cox (Jerry) of Bonita Springs, Florida, and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.  She was preceded […]

Mark Clay Stamper

Mark Clay Stamper, 71, of New Castle, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at his home after a two-year battle with brain cancer. He was born November 4, 1949, in New Castle, Indiana, a son of the late Wilburne and Ruth (Williams) Stamper. He attended Mount Summit School and was a 1968 graduate […]

Randy H. Brewster

Randy H. Brewster, 68, of Straughn, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. He was born November 22, 1952, in New Castle to the late Hollan H. and Eva Mae (Shelton) Brewster. Randy was a 1971 graduate of Blue River Valley High school and later went to […]

Virginia (Ginny) Jo Morris

Virginia (Ginny) Jo Morris of Indianapolis died Wednesday, August 11, 2021, in Indianapolis following a brief illness. She was born on January 11, 1950, in New Castle, Indiana, a daughter of the late Joseph Newby and Virginia “Jean” (Hicks) Morris. She was a 1968 graduate of Chrysler High School where she was a member of […]