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Mollie L. Bailey

Mollie L. Bailey, 71, of Lewisville passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at her residence. She was born March 29, 1948 in Pike County, Kentucky, the daughter of Bonnie Mullins and Bethel (Burke) Mullins-Bentley. Mollie was a 7 time cancer survivor; she was a fighter! She had a strong faith, was a member of Grand…

Amy Hembree McKown

Amy Hembree McKown, 48, of New Castle, passed away unexpectedly on the afternoon of Saturday, January 11, 2020, at Reid Hospital in Richmond. She was born July 29, 1971 in New Castle, Indiana, the eldest daughter of Jim and Brenda (Poynter) Hembree. Amy was always smiling and the most easy-going, positive, and fun-loving person. She…

Helen Louise Billingsly

Helen Louise Billingsly, 90, of New Castle, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2019. She died peacefully with her family at her side. She was born Jan. 29, 1929, in East Alton, Ill. to the late Everett and Ethel (Carpenter) Booten. She was a 1947 graduate of Wood River, Ill. High School. She moved to New Castle…

Eugene “Gene” Dickerson

Eugene “Gene” Dickerson, 91, of New Castle passed away January 3, 2020 at his home. He was born April 1, 1928 in Henry County to the late Otto and Pauline (Cluggish) Dickerson. Gene was a lifelong member of the First Bible Free Will Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the US Army where he…

Rosemary L. Muncy

Rosemary L. Muncy, 85, of New Castle passed away Monday, January 6, 2020 at Henry Community Health. She was born March 12, 1934 in Kirkersville, OH to the late Paul and Ethel (Weaver) Williams, Sr. Rosemary was the former president of the Eagles Auxiliary. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star,…

Norfleet Open

Fighting Cancer for 37 Years on the Homefront for Others Above: Kenny Norfleet, creator of the Norfleet Open Cancer Fund and tournament; Beverly Matthews, president of the Henry County Community Foundation and Steve Graddy, who was an event sponsor in helping raise funds this year to fight cancer.  Fighting cancer and keeping innovative and effective…

2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Winner

Henry County Community Foundation Announces 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient  Emma-Kate Moore, a Knightstown Community High School senior, is the 2020 recipient of the Henry County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. In addition to full tuition to any Indiana college or university, Moore will receive an annual $900 stipend for books and other…

James P. “Jim” Berfanger

James P. “Jim” Berfanger, 87, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord early on the morning of Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center in New Castle. He was born on February 18, 1932 at home in Indianapolis, Indiana, a son of the late, John J. and Dorothy C. (Mosier) Berfanger.…

John Alan Lee

John Alan Lee, 77, passed away peacefully in his own home on Sunday, December 15, surrounded by his loving family. John was born in New Castle on February 26, 1942, to Wilbur “Skinny” Lee and Hallie (Shirk) Lee. He was the third of three children and was a “surprise”, as his sister was 17 and…

Glena Banks Coffin

Glenda Banks Coffin, 85, of New Boston, New Hampshire passed away on November 27, 2019 at the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association Hospice Center in Concord New Hampshire. She was born August 29, 1934 to the late Benjamin Clarence and Ethel Banks in Ashville Alabama. After marriage to George Richard Coffin, Glenda lived across America…

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