Stanley R. Jordan
Thursday, 06 May 2010 16:24

August 10, 1937 to May 6, 2010


WINAMAC - Stanley R. Jordan, 72, of 1336 W 1000 S, Star City, passed away at 11:24 a.m., Thursday, May 6, in Seton Speciality Hospital, Lafayette.

He was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Francesville, to Alfred and Fern Baker Jordan. He married Myra Mae Galbreath on Aug. 10, 1958, in the Headlee Church of God, Headlee. She passed away June 7, 2007.

Survivors include:
Jeffery B. (Donna) Jordan, LaPorte, Son
Jody M. (William) VanMeter, Star City, Daughter
Jason R. Jordan, Star City, Son
Justin G. (Christa Tumo) Jordan, Grandson & fiance
Kelsey N. Jordan, Granddaughter
Brittany L. (William) Hudson, Granddaughter
Joey L. (Chantial Scarborough) Cottrell, Grandson & fiance
Kayla M. Cottrell, Grandaughter
Ayris Hudson, Great grandson
Joyce (Rev. Joseph) Cunningham, Greenfield, OH, Sister
Judy K. (Jacob) Hoffman, Winamac,  Sister
James K. (Delilah) Jordan, Francesville,  Brother
William C. (Ruth) Jordan, Peoria, IL, Brother
Mark D. (Pamela) Jordan, Monticello, Brother
David N. (Kathi) Jordan, Winamac, Brother

Preceded in death by:
Janece Jordan, Sister

Mr. Jordan retired from TRW Ross Gear in Lafayette, after 48 years of service. He raised ducks, geese, swans, peacocks, pigeons, chickens, and pigmy goats on his farm. He enjoyed attending bird swaps throughout the midwest.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m.,  Sunday,  at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will be d at 11 a.m., Monday (May 10), at the funeral home with Rev. Edward Clark officiating. Burial will be in Pro Cemetery, Star City. The American Legion and VFW will conduct military graveside services. 

Memorial donations may be given to the Pulaski County 4-H Council for the Poultry Projects. 


Arrangements are pending at the Frain Mortuary, Winamac.

Jewel Williams
Thursday, 06 May 2010 00:00

January 4, 1926 to May 5, 2010

MEDARYVILLE - Jewel Williams, 84, 3503 E 1100 N, Wheatfield, passed away at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, at Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus, Valparaiso.

She was born Jan. 4, 1926, in Salyersville, KY, to Sam and Lilly Howard Minix. She married Morris Williams in Salyersville, KY. He died in September 1959.  She married Joseph Willis in 1967 in Medaryville. He died April 12, 2007.

Survivors include:
Samuel M. (Patti) Williams, Kewanna, Son
David W. (Betty) Williams, Francesville, Son
Patty D. (John) Oliver, Wheatfield, Daughter
Joyce L. (Allen) White, Winamac, Daughter
Thelma Ruth (Delbert) Lange, Plymouth, Daughter
Jewel "Judy" (Patrick) Connors, Hebron, Daughter
22 Grandchildren
34 Great-Grandchildren
3 Great-Great-Grandchildren
Elizabeth (Corbet) Bailey, Salyersville, KY, Sister
Missouri (Paul) Meade, Salyersville, KY, Sister
Anna Faye Minix, Salyersville, KY, Sister
John (Jean) Minix, Salyersville, KY, Brother

Preceded in death by:
Larry Williams, Son
Donnie Williams, Son
Augalee Wallen, Sister
Mureal Arnett, Sister
Bertie Minix, Sister
Gustavey Jayne, Sister
Eva Davis, Sister
Wick Minix, Brother
Labe Minix, Brother
Edward Minix, Brother
1 Infant Brother

Mrs. Williams had been a member of the Medaryville Assembly God Church in Medaryville. She worked faithfully within the church and the ministry. She had also worked many years at the Medaryville Garment Factory. She and husband Joseph were instrumental in starting the Winamac Assembly of God Church. They were licensed ministers and served in the ministry together. They also owned and operated the Winamac Hotel for many years.

Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m., Monday, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Medaryville. The funeral service will be  at  2 p.m., Tuesday (May 11), at the funeral home with Rev. Tom Dewlen officiating.
Burial will be in Goodway Cemetery, Medaryville. 

Charles R. Madlung
Saturday, 01 May 2010 06:41

June 28, 1921 to May 1, 2010

WINAMAC - Charles R. Madlung, 88, of 299 W. Monroe St., Talbotton, GA, formerly of Winamac,  passed away at 1:41a.m., Saturday, May 1, at his residence.j

He was born June 28, 1921, in Reynolds, the son of James and Edith Seymour Madlung.  He married Donna M. Lizenby on March 5, 1946 in Medaryville, IN. She died May 13, 2004.

Survivors include:
Charlotte D. (Joseph) Thomas, Talbotton, GA, Daughter
Bonnie L. Sweeney, Lake Wales, FL, Daughter
Ardys E. (Phillip) Weiand, Fulton, Daughter
Rick A. (Deborah) Madlung, Winamac, Son
Donna D. (Harold) Yarger, Panama City, FL, Daughter
Randall (Sara) Foust, Grandson
Jodi (Michael) Wash, Granddaughter
Ardus "Dee" (Matt) Messer, Granddaughter
DaRick Madlung, Grandson
Kimberly (Aaron) Shidler, Granddaughter
Shawn (Teresa) Tootill, Grandson
Anita (Edward)Johnson, Granddaughter
"JR" Bailey, Grandson
Tina Abrams, Granddaughter
Paul Townsend, Grandson
15 Great Grandchildren

Preceded in death by:
Eileen Wallace, Sister
Louise Johns, Sister
James "Bus" Madlung, Jr. Brother
Beatrice Peden, Sister
Mr. Madlung was a former resident of Reynolds,   Monon,  and Winamac. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #1728 in Winamac. He was a lifelong farmer in Pulaski County. He had worked at Case Implement Co. in Winamac. He had also worked at Singer/Eaton Co. in Winamac and retired in 1988. He was a member of the Talbotton, GA Volunteer Fire Department Auxillary.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, at Frain Mortuary, Winamac. The funeral service will be  at 11 a.m., Saturday (May 8), at the funeral home with Roscoe Cummins officiating.Burial will be in McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Winamac. The American Legion and VFW will conduct military graveside services. 

Pauline L. James
Thursday, 29 April 2010 16:40

November 8, 1915 to April 29, 2010

WINAMAC - Pauline L. James, 94, of 3811 Parnell Ave., Fort Wayne, formerly of Winamac, passed away at 11:40 a.m., Thursday, April 29, in the Glenbrook Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center, Fort Wayne.

She was born Nov. 8, 1915, in Leiters Ford, to Lloyd and Grace Shadle Robinson. She married Leslie James in 1933. He preceeded her in death in 1966.

Survivors include:
Paulette (Dennis) Makovicka, Fort Wayne, Daughter
Melissa (Tony) Schultz, Fort Wayne, Granddaughter
Mason Makovicka, Wilmington, NC, Grandson
Kyle Schultz, Fort Wayne, Great Grandson
Connor Schultz, Fort Wayne, Great Grandson
Taylor McLean, Wilmington, NC, Great Grandson

Preceded in death by:
Cecil Robinson Brother
Mildred Howe Sister

Mrs. James was a member of the First Christian Church, Winamac. She was a longtime resident of Winamac, moving to Fort Wayne 16 years ago. She was formerly an Avon representative.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday (May 5), at IOOF Cemetery, Leiters Ford, with Pastor Rick Abbott officiating.

Memorial donations may be given to the First Christian Church, Winamac.

Gregory Allen Stoner
Monday, 26 April 2010 02:35

January 13, 1957 to April 25, 2010

MEDARYVILLE - Gregory Allen Stoner, 53, of 14621 W 450 N, Medaryville, passed awayat 9:35 p.m.,, Sunday, April 25, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

He was born Jan. 13, 1957, in Rushville,  to Robert Nelson and Carolyn Sue Grocox Stoner. He married Charolette Jean Woodard Salyer on June 19, 1999, in Medaryville. She survives.

Also surviving are:
Gregory Allen Stoner Jr., Twin Son
Sissy Stoner, Twin Daughter
Shannon Yevette (Ronald) Broughton, Callahan, FL, Step Daughter
Christie Renee (Ervin III) Marlin, Medaryville, Step Daughter
Everett (Elizabeth) Salyer, Chicago,  Step Son
Megan Amber Marlin, Medaryville, Step Granddaughter
Alyssa Jean Marlin, Medaryville, Step Granddaughter
Brittany Danielle Broughton, Callahan, FL, Step Granddaughter
Austin Dewayne Broughton, Callahan, FL, Step Grandson
Lisa Palmer, Rushville, Half Sister
Ricky Palmer, Rushville, Half Brother

Preceded in death by:
Robert Nelson Stoner, Father
Carolyn Sue Grocox Stoner, Mother

Mr. Stoner was a member of the Medaryville Assembly of God Church.

Friends may call after 11 a.m., Friday, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Medaryville. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m., (Friday, April 30), at the funeral home with Rev. Tom Dewlen officiating. Burial will be in White Post Cemetery, Medaryville.

Memorial donations may be given to the Medaryville Assembly of God Church.

Eunice M. Bedwell
Sunday, 25 April 2010 05:00
Blaine Pitts
Tuesday, 20 April 2010 05:00

April 22, 1945 to April 20, 2010

KNOX - Blaine Pitts, 65, Monterey, died Tuesday, April 20.

Survivors include his brothers and sisters, Thelma Smith of Tennessee, Jean Hatfield of Monterey, Maudie Eberhardt of Brownsburg, Loucinda Myers of Culver, Lisa Ann Miller of Kewanna, Jay C. Pitts and Les Pitts, both of Rochester.

A private family memorial service will take place at a later date.

M.C. Smith Funeral Home, Knox, is in charge of arrangements.


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