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HCCF Opens Disaster Relief Fund in Response to COVID-19

Duke Energy Foundation Pledges Support In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Henry County Community Foundation (Foundation) is accepting monetary donations to prepare for local COVID-19 relief efforts. The Foundation has activated the Disaster Relief Fund, a pass-through endowment that was created in response to natural or other disasters. “While Henry County currently has…

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…

Brenda Ann Flack

Brenda Ann Flack, 79, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She was born November 5, 1940 in New Castle, Indiana to Earl and Elizabeth F. (Dickison) Griffith. She was preceded in death by both parents and a brother, Stephen Griffith. Brenda was…

Margaret E. Fowler

Margaret E. Fowler, 97, of New Castle passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle. She was born May 10, 1922 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of the late Homer and Molly (Polston) Shelton. Margaret was a life member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. She enjoyed shopping, walking, working…

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…

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