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Donations to Community Foundation Continue to Help with COVID-19 Relief

Through the support of local donations, the Henry County Community Foundation continues to help area agencies with their COVID-19 response and relief efforts.  With job disruptions and increased health risks, the COVID-19 pandemic is creating new unmet needs.  Donations to the COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund are providing grants to organizations serving vulnerable populations affected by…

Rilla M. Denton

Rilla M. Denton, 94, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Arbor Grove Village in Greensburg. She was born December 25, 1925 in Henry County, daughter of the late Carroll and Denzil (Hall) Millikan. After graduating from New Castle High School in 1942, Rilla attended Indiana University before moving to New York to work as…

Community Foundation Responding to Needs

The Henry County Community Foundation (the Foundation) board of directors has created a COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund to provide immediate funds to nonprofit organizations and local government efforts to help with relief in response to the current pandemic. Money for this fund comes from the Choose Henry Flex Fund for community grants and donations from…

Orin Kenneth “Kenny” Pew, Jr.

Orin Kenneth “Kenny” Pew, Jr., 83, of Spiceland passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation in New Castle. He was born May 26, 1936 in Marion County, Indiana to the late Orin K. and Henrietta (Shure) Pew. He was a 1954 graduate of Spiceland High School and a 1973 graduate of Indiana University.…

Henry County COVID-19 Resources

This resource guide contains valuable information for anyone needing assistance in Henry County during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.henrycountycf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Henry-County-COVID-19-Resources-Updated-3_27_2020.pdf  

Jennifer R. “Jenny” Fultz

Jennifer R. “Jenny” Fultz, 66, a resident of Lewisville passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at her home surrounded by family following a yearlong battle with cancer. She was born May 5, 1953 in Henry County to the late David Hufford and Betty (Shafer) Ezell. Jenny retired from Walmart where she had worked as a…

Glenn “Eric” Landers

Glenn “Eric” Landers, 57, a resident of New Castle passed away Friday, March 13, 2020 at Henry Community Health in New Castle. He was born July 27, 1962 in Indianapolis. A 1980 graduate of Walter P. Chrysler High School, he attended Lincoln Technical School in Indianapolis. Eric was employed as manager of Glenwood Community Park…

Dr. Cloyd L. Dye Jr.

Dr. Cloyd L. Dye Jr., 87, of Mt. Summit, passed away March 10, 2020 at Henry County Community Health. He was born February 17, 1933 in Warsaw, IN to the late Cloyd L. and Ethel (Creighton) Dye Sr. Cloyd was a 56 year member of the Mt. Summit Christian Church where he served as Elder,…

Stephen G. “Steve” Jones

Stephen G. “Steve” Jones, 70, of New Castle, entered into the arms of his creator after a hard day’s work, doing what he enjoyed on Monday, March 9, 2020. He was born September 1, 1949 in New Castle, a son of the late Willard and Wilma (Fannin) Jones Laird. Steve was a 1967 graduate of…

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