James Eugene Dean
TERRE HAUTE ---James Eugene Dean, 75, of Terre Haute, passed away on Monday, July 21,
2014, at his home. He was born on March 7, 1939, in Terre Haute, to Larry and
Dorothy (Fagley) Dean. James proudly served in the United States Air Force
twice. He worked for many years as a guard at the Federal Penitentiary. James
was an active member of American Legion Post 346. He loved to fish and spend
time with his family and friends. He was proud of his grandchildren.
James is survived by his wife, Anne Detrick-Dean of Lima, Ohio; his children,
Rhonda Sue Dean of Terre Haute, and James Eugene Dean Jr. and his wife Cindy of
Arkansas; stepchildren, Catherine Anne Davison of Kansas, Cynthia Anne Whitney
of Arkansas and Amanda Marie Truesdale of Indiana; a brother, Robert Dean and
his wife Betty of Georgia; a sister, Susan Tarrh and her husband William of Terre
Haute; four grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; many great-grandchildren and
stepgreat-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kim Effner; and a brother,
A memorial service with military rites performed by American Legion Post 346
will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Thomas Funeral Home. Visitation
will take place from 2 p.m. until the time of services. Kind words and
expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at:
Scott MacDonald Basom
Scott MacDonald Bascom, 70, of Lewisburg, PA, passed July 19,
2014. He was employed as a Physician's Assistant at U.S. Penitentiary,
Lewisburg for 28 years. He married the love of his life Linda A. Bartges,
who survives and married to for 39 years. He was a Boy Scout Leader and a
regular donor of the American Red Cross, a volunteer for the Mifflinburg
Ambulance Association, a lifeguard and received the Presidential Medal of
Freedom for his more than 500 hours of volunteer service to the Union County
Public Library, Lewisburg. He is survived by his mother, Ruth Nash Basom,
two sons and daughter-in-laws Allen and Deborah, Aaron and Lillian, one sister
Kathleen, Basom of Boulder, CO, one brother Kenneth Basom of Cedar Falls, Iowa
one sister-in-law Mariel Hess of Glover, VT., two nieces and three nephews,
and many friends who loved him. He was preceded in death by one son, Adam
Charles Basom, his father Rev. William E. Basom and one brother William Nash
Memorial gifts may be
made to either St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 42 S. 4th St. Lewisburg, PA
17837 or the American Red Cross, 249 Farley Circle, Lewisburg, PA 17837.
Funeral Arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home Inc. 8594 Old Turnpike
Rd. Mifflinburg. Leave your condolences online www.Rouppfunerahome.com
Abbey Thomas Clark
Abbey Thomas Clark, passed on July 2, 2014. He retired from
South East Regional Office. Condolences may be sent to his wife:
Ruth B Clark
627 Cedrick Lane
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Danny "Doc" Watson
Passed Saturday, June 28, 2014
Retired from U.S.P. Marion, IL.
Mrs. Lila Ellene Kenney, age 80, of Republic, Missouri, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014, in her home with family at her side. She was born on May 28, 1934 in Pillager Village, Minnesota, the daughter of Grover Wilson and Rudy Opal (Spencer) Bledsoe. Ellene met her future husband, Winfred Junior “W.J.” Kenney in Monett, Missouri, and after a brief courtship, they were united in marriage on October 30, 1952 in Miami, Oklahoma. W.J.'s employment with the U.S. Bureau of Prisons found them located in different areas of the United States, but after retirement in 1980, they came back to Republic to live. Ellene was an active member at the Battlefield Assembly of God. She was a wonderful wife and mother. Her hobbies were caring for her family, her church, and sewing. An accomplished seamstress, Ellene was awarded the “Best Design for an 1871 Dress, Home Fashion,” at the 1871 to 1971 Republic Centennial Celebration, and she also made W.J.'s lined business suits. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters. Ellene is survived by her husband of 62 and a half years, W.J.; four children and their spouses, Sherri Kay and Dr. Dale Misenhelter, Larry Winfred and Lela Kenney, Vicki Jean Jones, and Lee Wayne and Shannon Kenney; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and other extended family and friends. A private Celebration of Life will be held by the family. Arrangements were entrusted to Meadors Funeral Home, Republic.
Betty Fenton, passed away June 20, 2014. She was 86 and
of Marietta, Georgia, wife of Charles Fenton, Jr., Mrs. Fenton was a member of
She was a member of St.
Joseph Catholic Church in Marietta and a resident of Winnwood Retirement
Community. Mrs. Fenton traveled extensively throughout Europe, South
America, China and the Caribbean. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Charles E. Fenton, Jr. Survivors include her three sons, of Marietta,
David (Debra) of Tampa, FL seven grandchildren, Stephen (Shannon) of Ellwood
City, PA, Sarah of Beaver Falls, PA, Jackie of Los Angeles, CA, Michael and
Heidi of Tampa, FL, Anna and Theresa of Marietta, GA and several nieces and
be made in memory of Mrs. Fenton, to The Oblate Mission 323 Oblate Drive, P.O.
Box 659432, San Antonio, TX 78265-9432
Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home - Powder Springs, GA (770) 428-1511
William C. Junk
William C. Junk, of
Highlands Ranch, Colorado passed away on June 10, 2014. Wilbert was born in
Guttenberg, Iowa to Frank and Florence Frommelt Junk on July 13, 1929.
Wilbert served in the Navy 1946-1951 and he attended Benedictine College
1954-1956. From 1951 to 1954, he worked for Liggett and Meyer Cigarette
Company and then worked for Federal Prison Industries at McNeil Island,
Seattle, Washington, Chillicothe, Ohio, and Leavenworth, Kansas from 1956-1979.
Survivors include his
sister, Mary Lee, Racine, Wis., brother Bert Junk, Remlap, Ala., son, Thomas
Junk, Blue Bell, Pa., three daughters, Debbie Miller, McLouth, Kan., Cathy
Shuffleberger, Atchinson, Kan., Janet Franken, Wathena, Kan.
He was preceded in death
by his baby sister, three brothers and parents. Wilbert was buried in
Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado.
BARBARA M. BURT
Barbara Mildred Burt, 84, of Matthews passed away on June 5, 2014. Barbara was born December 3, 1929 to Albin Theodore Lindquist and Mildred Thayer Lindquist in Milton, MA. Spending much of her adult life in California, she and her husband, Tom, who passed away in December, 2012, retired to Willamina, OR and later moved to Las Vegas, NV. In 2003, to be closer to their daughter, Diane Smyth, and son-in-law, Larry Smyth of Charlotte, they moved to Matthews, NC. Barbara is also survived by her son, David Burt, and grandson, Wyatt who live in Las Vegas, NV.
Barbara worked for the Federal Bureau of Prisons for over twenty years where she served as Wardens Executive Assistant and hostage negotiator and with her experience she was able to tell some very interesting and funny stories. After retiring, she always volunteered her services at local charities/services and was one of the first volunteers at the Levine Senior Center when it opened until her death. She was an avid reader, loved old movies, collecting antiques, gardening and oil painting.
Barbara was such a beautiful person who touched all she met. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She is loved.
Private services for the family will be held Friday, June 20th at Forest Lawn East Cemetery. A Celebration of her Life will follow at 12:30pm at the Levine Senior Center, 1050 Devore Lane, Matthews. Donations to the Levine Senior Center will be appreciated in lieu of flowers and will last so much longer.
Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel. Online guestbook is available at www.heritagecares.com
It with sadness that I report the death of Mrs Louise (Fred) Dickens the wife of Mr. Fred Dickens (deceased). Mr Dickens worked in Education at FCI Ashland, KY and also FCI Talladega, AL. Mrs. Dickens passed away on Saturday, June 7, 2014 in Detroit, MI after a period of illness.
Expressions of condolences may be sent to the family care of:
Ms Tiffany Peak
22500 Carleton Avenue
Southfield, MI 48033
Gerald R. Bozman
Passed May, 2014
Retired from U.S.P. Marion, IL.
James Ardell Needham
James Ardell Needham passed from this life at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his home.
Jim was born June 29, 1952, in Herrin, the oldest child of Ardell and Anna Mae Needham.
He married Vicky Lynn Clark on June 24, 1973, and she survives.
Jim retired from Marion Federal Prison.
He loved helping children's causes and raised money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Shriners. He was a proud member of Knight of Pythias.
Other survivors are his loving daughters, Mary Glaze, and Tori (Mark) Kaszian; four grandsons, Glenn and Nick Glaze, and Tyson and Ayden Eagles; his loyal dog, Chunky; seven sisters and brothers, Linda and Darrell Harner, Janet and Rex Schmitt, Judy and David Short, Jessie and Tim Andrews, Tammy and Nate Hopkins, Jessie and Melissa Thompson and Cathy and Bill Raines; 19 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, James Dale; parents; brother, Jack Needham; and two sisters, Peggy Needham and Sheryl Forrest.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 21, in Cosby-Sloan Funeral Home in Creal Springs, with the Rev. Mike and Michelle Parker-Clark officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date.
Alfred T. Sekscienski, Sr.
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, Alfred T. Sekscienski, Sr. passed away at home. Born in Northumberland, PA on May 23, 1929, he attended school in Milton, PA and servedin the U.S. Air Force with the Air University and then with a B-47 bomber training wing during the Korean conflict.
Following military service he was employed in the officeof ACF Industries and in 1959 joined the Federal Prison System at the U.S Penitentiary, Lewisburg, PA. He worked in the business/fiscal department with collateral duties at the Federal Prison Camp, Allenwood, PA. and subsequently transferred to the Federal Correctional Institution at Danbury, CT.
In 1964 he was presented with the Department of Justice "Meritorious Service Award" by late Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
A year later he transferred to the Federal Bureau of Prisons Central Office in Washingto, D.C. and traveled extensively for five years throughout the Prison System as a Program Examiner. He was promoted to various executive positions as Chief of Operations-Construction and Mechanical, Executive Assistant, Bureau Budget Execution Officer and Assistant Commissioner/Comptroller of Federal Prison Industries Inc., a wholly-owned corporation within the Federal Prison System.
He retired in 1979 and remained in the Washington, D.C. area until 1985 at which time he moved to Hanover, PA.
He leaves his wife of 59 years, Alda E. (Fisher) Sekscienski, a daughter, Cathy Ann Ziegler of Bryans Road, MD, a son, Alfred T. Sekscienski, Jr., three grandchildren, Elizabeth Ziegler, Alison Belleau (Grant), David Ziegler (KK), and five great-grandchildren, Amanda, Johnathan, Addison, Alexis and Grayson.
The funeral will be private at the family's convenience.
Mrs. Alda Sekscienski
45 Oak Hills Drive
Hanover, PA 17331-9738
Cathy Ann Ziegler
2635 Longbow Court
Bryans Road, MD 29616-6044
Alfred T. Sekscienski, Jr.
18373 Lost Knife Circle #201
Gaithersburg, MD 20879-2309
Nedra Chatlin Wykle
Retired from Alderson
Stephen Wayne Haynes
Stephen Wayne Haynes, 60 April 6, 2014
U.S.P. Marion, Illinois
Retired from Alderson. Passed on March 14, 2014
Jimmy Lyle Howell
Retired from Alderson. Passed on March 20, 2014
Audrey Williams Thompson
Retired from Alderson. Passed on March 24, 2014
Bruce Virgil Mull
I regret to inform you of the passing of Mr. Bruce Virgil Mull on February 24, 2014. Mr. Mull was a lifetime member of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Retirees Association. He began his employment at the National Training School for Boys in Washington, D.C. He retired while at the Robert F. Kennedy Youth Center in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was an instructor of auto mechanics and in charge of maintaining all the vehicles, fire equipment and lawn equipment.
At his passing, he was 98 years old and residing on his farm in Southside, Virginia. Preceded in death by his wife, Nola, and oldest daughter, Joyce who passed in October of 2013. The family feels he just died of a broken heart from the loss of his first born child and that she was cremated. Surviving are two of his children, Robert Mull and Helen Mull and his grandchildren, a great grandchild and one great-great grandchild.
OBITUARY: Wendell Lambert, age 73 passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014.
Arrangements are with the J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home, 211 N. Jackson,
visitation will be Thursday, February 27, 2014, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
with the service
at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers or memorials donations can be made to
Anita Lambert, wife.
Billie G. Spinks
OBITUARY: Billie G. Spinks, 82, retired Correctional Officer, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014. Arrangements are at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home, 2704 S. Park Ave., Herrin, IL., visitation will be Monday, February 17, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the service will be at 11:00 a.m. February 17, 2014.
Michael E. Clutts
Michael E. Clutts passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 15, 2014, in
Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, Illinois.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2014.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Doris Cannaday Dunham; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Judy Dunham; two grandsons, Josh and Kaleb Dunham; two great-grandchildren, Delylah and Joseph Dunham; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Freda and Plen Smith; a brother-in-law, Jim Cannaday; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Murle Woodruff; two brothers, Cletis Dunham and his wife Dorothy and Clifford Dunham and his wife Marge; and a grandson, Chad Dunham.
He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War and a member of the West Terre Haute Masonic Lodge 687 Free & Accepted Masons. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, gardening and reading.
Funeral services for Charles will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 N. 3rd St., in West Terre Haute, with the Rev. Abe Miller officiating. Burial will be in Highland Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday.
Sirl Myhand, 92, of Easton, Kan., passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at his home after a year-long battle with leukemia. He was born Jan. 22, 1922, in Coleman, Ark., the son of Joe Keener and Jesse Vaden (McGehee) Myhand.
On Aug. 5, 1942, he married Dorothy Jean Kaylor in San Diego, Calif.
Sirl was an aviation mechanic in the U.S. Navy, where he was severely injured. After his medical discharge he was in the first class of disabled veterans hired by the Federal Prison Service. His career in corrections began at Alcatraz in 1947 and he retired as a Captain at Terminal Island, Calif., in 1974 after 27 years of service.
He was a Mason and a member of Hancock Lodge #311 at Fort Leavenworth.
Sirl is survived by his sons, Joe Myhand of Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii and Brad (Lyn) Myhand of Easton; his daughters, Sirleen (Norm) Ghigleri of Aptos, Calif. and Teresa Myhand of Spotsylvania, Va.; a daughter-in-law Cheri Myhand of LaVerne, Tenn.; a brother-in-law, Robert Kaylor of North Hollywood, Calif; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a great-great granddaughter, nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Steven Dean Myhand; a grandson, Tyson Hill; his brothers, Sterling Rollie, Garvin and Marvin; and a sister Elsie.
Graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to R.L. Leintz Funeral Home.
EDDIE GLEN NICHOLS passed away February 4, 2014, Retired from F.C.I. El Reno
Monday, February 3, 2014 9:06 AM,
Perry D. Lyson died at the age of 79, in Midland Texas of a long
struggle with lung cancer. He is survived by is wife Harriet E. Lyson.
MARSHALL, ILL. — MARSHALL, Ill. — Daniel A. Johnson, 80, of Marshall, passed away at 1:17 p.m. on Jan. 30, 2014, at Paris Health Care Facility, in Paris. He was born July 22, 1933, in Garden City, Mich., the son of George and Mildred Johnson. He married Jeanne J. Klembecki on April 30, 1955, in St. Norbert’s Catholic Church, in Inkster, Mich.
Daniel was a U.S. Marine, 1951-1955. He served in the Korean War, and was a decorated soldier. He retired from the United States Federal Bureau of Prisons in 1991. He was a life member of American Legion Post 90, and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5975, in Marshall.
He and his wife loved traveling, camping and sight seeing. They drove to almost every state in the United States after he retired, including a trip to Hawaii. He truly loved his family and grandkids, and always made a special effort to attend sporting events in which his family was participating.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Jeanne; sons, Tim (Sue) Johnson of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., William (Beth) Johnson of Belleville, Mich., and Chris Johnson of Poway, Calif.; a daughter, Patti (Brian) Shaffner of Marshall; nine grandchildren, Michael, Holly, Terry, Abby, Kaitlyn, Shane, Chole Johnson, Savannah and Macy Shaffner; one great-granddaughter, Alyssa Johnson; a brother, Harold (Julie) Bergquist; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he also was preceded in death by two sons, Terry and Daniel Johnson; and two brothers, Terry Johnson and Randy Bergquist.
Daniel was honored with a small family service on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. He was laid to rest with graveside military rites at Cadillac Memorial Gardens, in Westland, Mich. Contributions may be made in his honor to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675-8517.
Perry D. Lyson
Passed away January 25, 2014 in Midland, Texas. Retired from San Diego.
Alvin G Evers
Al passed away on January 18th at his home in Douglasville Ga. Al retired from USP Atlanta in 1973 and is survived by his Sister Mary Evers, Step Son Ronald Cundiff COA retiree, Grand Daughter Angela Kottke MIL retiree, and Grand Son Robert Cundiff COA Facilities Foreman.
Joseph G. Reed
Subject: Death of a retiree
Message: Joseph G. Reed, 54
? COAL TOWNSHIP ? After a long courageous battle with leiomyosarcoma, Joseph Gilbert Reed, 54, of 1322 W. Montgomery St., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Joe was at home surrounded by family and friends.
Born in Shamokin on Oct. 24, 1959, he is a son of Catherine R. (Gratti) Reed and the late Richard Douglas Reed, of Coal Township.
Joe attended St. Josephs Elementary School and was a 1977 graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School. He attended Lebanon Valley College and graduated from Shippensburg University in 1982 with a bacherlors degree in business administration.
On May 28, 1983, in the First Presbyterian Church, Shamokin, Joe married the former Judy Lynne Milbrand, of Shamokin. This May, they would have celebrated 31 years of marriage. Together they had four children.
Growing up he was a member of the St. Josephs Church.
Joe volunteered at the Shamokin Emergency Squad as a Pennsylvania State Certified EMT.
He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus and the Independence Fire Company, of Shamokin.
Joe was an avid skier and enjoyed trips to Colorado. He was also an amusement park enthusiast who especially loved extreme roller coasters. Joe loved to travel to big cities with his family as well as attending concerts with his wife.
Joe was an accomplished athlete who excelled in wrestling at both the high school and collegiate levels and later became involved in the Shamokin Elementary Wrestling program. His children?s involvement in soccer led him to become a PIAA soccer official. He was the president of the Susquehanna Valley Chapter of Soccer Officials. Joe had the honor of being selected to officiate at the 2003 and2010 high school soccer state finals in Hershey. Despite being ill, he was able to attend the 2013 high school State Championship game and was chosen to do the coin toss as an honorary official.
Joe?s career in law enforcement began in Colorado working as a deputy at the Jefferson County sheriff?s department. In 1987, he entered the Federal Bureau of Prisons at USP Lewisburg and attained the rank of senior officer specialist. Joe was promoted to step 9 Lt. at FCI Memphis in 1991. Following his service in Memphis, Joe received a promotion to step 11 Lt. at FCI Allenwood in 1992. He transferred to FCI Schuylkill in 1999 and officially retired on Jan. 10, 2014, after more than 25 years of service.
In addition to his wife Judy, he is survived by daughter Joelle Lynne Reed and boyfriend Shawn Zalinski, of Coal Township, daughters, Julissa Nicole Reed and Danielle Alexis Reed and son, David Richard Reed, of Coal Township; mother, Catherine Reed, of Coal Township; brother, Ralph A. Reed and companion Bonnie Bradley, of Coal Township; sister, Karen E. Witkoski and husband Jeffrey, of Kulpmont; mother-in-law, Bernice Milbrand, of Shamokin; sisters-in-law, Sandy (Milbrand) Lacross and husband Vincent, of Bellefonte, Barbara (Milbrand) Allgaier and husband Frederick, of Morrison, Col., and Janet (Milbrand) Fenton and husband Robert, of Glemoore, Pa.; nieces and nephews, Mallory and Tanner Reed, Madelyn, Reed, Rachel and Kathryn Witkoski, and Cathleen and Steve Walker; sons, Henry and Clark, Vincent Lacross, Taylor and Jacquilyn Fenton, and Adam Allgaier; and many close friends who meant very much to him.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard D. Reed; paternal grandparents, Ralph and Thelma Reed; maternal grandparents, Gilbert and Rose Gratti; and father-in-law, David H. Milbrand.
Visitors may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, Sunbury Street (SR 61) and Liberty Street, Shamokin, followed by the funeral at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Ted Plott officiating.
As an expression of sympathy, the family requests memorial contributions be made to The American Cancer Society, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701; or online at http://www.cancer.org/.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to James Kelley Funeral Home, James F. Kelley, Director, 1001 W. Arch and Maple streets, Coal Township, PA.
Dale Noll, 74 of Basehor, Kansas
Passed away on January 23rd, 2014. He was born on Sept. 22, 1939 in Winchester Kansas. He was married in 1966 to Gayle Glessner. He is also survived by two suns Dale (Ellen) Noll Jr. and Todd (Jennifer Noll, a daughter Shalese (Brian, Lindsay two sisters, Eileen (Eugene) Kramer and Alvera Olson, a brother Vernon (Pat) Noll and seven grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
Dale worked at Kaaz Woodworking Company for ten years and worked at the United States Penitentiary Woodworking Industry for 27 years, retiring from there in 1995. Visitation was at F.L. Leintz Funeral Home, Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church and Burial at Corpus Christi Cemetery on Rogers’s road. Memorials are suggested to Immaculate Conception-St. Joseph Parish.
Richard Sargent, 66, of Kansas
Passed away on January 17, 2014. He was a member of Northlake Church, Smithville, MO. He leaves behind his wife Julie and their four kitties, two sons Matt (Sara) of N.D., Chad (Misty) KS, his two step children Lara (Paul) McCraken, Nathan (Sally) Kelly and two grandchildren and three brothers Tom, Don, Chris and Sister Kitty (Craig) Walker.
He retired from the United States Penitentiary and was employed with Allied Barton Security Inc. Family received his friends at the Davis Funeral Chapel and the service was held at the First
United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent towww.davisfuneralchalelinc.com
HERRIN - Deon Sellars, 69, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Van Natta Funeral Home in Herrin with Mr. Jim Boles officiating. Burial will be in Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
WILLIAM "BILL" SMITH passed away December, 2013, Retired 2002 from Allenwood Low,
former duty station Lewisburg.
ROSE SPINNER, 86, passed away December 28, 2013, in Boise, Idaho. Rose was born August 20, 1927, in San Francisco, California. She is survived by two daughters Robin Visocsky, Lansing, Kansas; Jere Burch, Boise Idaho and three grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews in the U.S.A. and Korea.
Rose met her husband, Robert Spinner while working for the Military Sea Transportation Service in Japan.
She was the first non-medical female hired at Kansas State Penitentiary in 1969. In 1970 she joined the Federal
Bureau of Prisons at Leavenworth, Kansas, in the typing pool. She advanced to Human Resource/ Training Officer.
Then she worked at Eglin A.F.B., Florida, and then Talladega, Alabama, before completing her career at Nellis A.F.B.,
Las Vegas. After retiring in 1990, Rose remained in Las Vegas until 2005, and then relocated to Boise.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Crossroads United Methodist Church Building Fund. Condolences
may be sent to www.davisfuneralchapelinc.com.
Deryl McClory, retiree from USP Atlanta passed in Nov. 2013
Helen Hughes passed Dec. 5, 2013. She was 102 years old and retired as secretary to the Parole Board at Alderson Federal Reformatory for Women, after 25 years.
Ms. Nancy Alva, TRM retiree, passed away in November of this year. She had been in poor health for some time. Nancy had worked at TRM as a Unit Secretary and as a Legal Technician, and had also worked for the Department of the Army prior to joining the BOP in the late 1970s. I don't remember the year she retired nor the exact date of her death.
Robert Earl Johns
LAKE OF EGYPT - Robert Earl Johns, 84, passed peacefully away at 8:40 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Herrin Hospital, surrounded lovingly by his family.
He was born Oct. 10, 1029, on his family farm in Johnson County, the son of Ray and Gladys (Bradley) Johns. He married Bonnie Tanner-Newell on April 18, 1959, in Corinth, and together they have been blessed to share 54 years of marriage.
Robert was a U.S. Army veteran, proudly serving his country during the Korean Conflict. As a young man, Robert left home to work in Wisconsin at a mental hospital, then in Chicago at the Ford Motor plant. He returned home to work at Olin-Mathinson before going to work at the U.S. Penitentiary in Marion, retiring in 1984.
Following his retirement, he enjoyed working on his farm, tending his cows and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and his loved ones cherish the memories they have.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Johns of Lake of Egypt; son, Dean Newell and wife, Patty, of Pittsburg; daughter, Neica Allred and husband, Chuck, of Lake of Egypt; son, Bryan Johns and wife, Shawn, of Tunnel Hill; son, Chris Johns and wife, Sherry, of Lake of Egypt; nine grandchildren, Sean Newell and wife, Julie, Amy Wece and husband, Jason, Andrew Johns, Ryan Johns and wife, MiKensey, Taylor Allred, Collin Johns, Cody Johns, Micaela Allred and Kenadee Johns; six great-grandchildren, Coty and Nathan Wece and Caleb, Hope, Hallie and William Newell; three sisters, Rosalie Wolaver of Creal Springs, Edith Parks and husband, Herman, of Marion and Pat Boyd and husband, Donald, of Crab Orchard; two sisters-in-law, Anna Bryan of Marion and Laura Johns of Creal Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, an infant, Kenneth Johns and J.T. Johns; and sister, Mary Vinson.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with the Rev. Kevin McNeely and the Rev. Shorty Alsip officiating. Burial will follow in County Line Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
For those who prefer, memorials may be made to County Line Cemetery. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 N. Market St., Marion, IL 62959.
Deryl McClory, retiree from USP Atlanta passed in Nov. 2013
Helen Hughes passed Dec. 5, 2013. She was 102 years old and retired as secretary to the Parole Board at Alderson Federal Reformatory for Women, after 25 years. Online condolences can be give at www.Schafferfh.com
John A. Schlichting passed October 10, 2013, Springfield, Missouri, Retired 2-28-1979, NCRO, Was an Honorary Life Member of the FPRA.
Received from Ramona Schlichting, 3830 S. Jefferson Ave., Apt. 01,Springfield, MO 65807
Theda Skillin, survivor or William G. Skillin, Retired from LVN, passed away on 3/10/13, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909
Received from daughter Betty Mitchell, 2430 Palmer Pk, Blvd #103
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
John Fleck, Jr.
John Fleck, Jr. Passed away August 27, 2013
Retired 1987 from Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
He was a correctional Officer in 1967 Milan, MI
1968 Assistant Recreation Supervisor Milan
1971 Recreation Supervisor, Max Security Lewisburg
TERRE HAUTE — Margaret Ann Hoggatt, 86, of West Terre Haute, passed away at 3:39 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in IU Health West Hospital in Avon, Ind.
She retired from the Vigo County School Corporation, where she had been a business teacher at West Vigo High School for many years. She began teaching at Crawfordsville High School in Crawfordsville, Ind., and had also been employed with Alis Chalmers in Terre Haute.
She was born April 28, 1927, in West Terre Haute, to James T. Richardson and Marie Snack Richardson. She was preceded in death by her husband William Lee Hoggatt, whom she married in October of 1950 in the Bethany United Church of Christ in West Terre Haute. Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Barnett of South Whitley, Ind., and Brenda Jerrels Johnson and her husband David of Indianapolis; a son, David Hoggatt and his wife Betsy of Pittsboro, Ind.; a sister, Carolyn Carrier; and five grandchildren, Katie Barnett, Erin Jerrels, Will Hoggatt, Meredith Hoggatt and Joe Hoggatt.
Margaret was a member of the St. Mark United Church of Christ, and a graduate of Valley High School in West Terre Haute and Indiana State University. She was active in the Terre Haute Kennel Club and the Wabash Valley Master Gardeners. She was a supporter of the Vigo County 4-H, the Historical Society and Indiana Preservation Society, the Indiana Gourd Society and the Terre Haute Spay and Neuter League, and she had also been actively involved in the planning and organizing of the Valley High School class reunions.
Funeral services for Margaret will be 10 a.m. Monday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Moore officiating. Burial will be in Highland Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and before services Monday. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Master Gardeners Association or The Terre Haute Spay and Neuter League, or to the charity of the donor’s choice, with envelopes available in the funeral home.
Obituary for James Stewart
James Richard “Dick” Stewart, 67, of Terre Haute, passed away Thursday October 10, 2013 in Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Dick was born December 29, 1945 in Terre Haute to Wayne and Dorothy Hagan Stewart. Dick was a graduate of Schulte High School and went on to receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Indiana State University. He spent his career as a business manager and property procurement manager for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Dick was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, as well as a 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Sycamore Club, Prison Retirees Club, Marine Corps League, and the St. Ben’s Soup Kitchen. Dick loved sports of any kind, especially watching the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Washington Redskins, but most of all he loved his family, with a special place in his heart being reserved for his wonderful grandchildren. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister; Elizabeth Yocum. He is survived by his wife; Rebecca Milburn Stewart, one son; Brian Stewart and his wife Carrie of Terre Haute, three daughters; Sharon Taylor and her husband Michael of Arlington, Texas, Catherine Scott and her husband Cliff of Pomfret, Maryland, and Amanda Heincer and her husband Liam of Springfield, Virginia, one brother; Lawrence Stewart and his wife Nancy of Jacksonville, North Carolina, and one sister; Judy McDaniel and her husband Mike of Phoenix, Arizona. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren; Kyle and Kasey Stewart, Myka, Jakob, and Fallon Taylor, and A.J. and Colton Scott, as well as many other friends, family, and loved ones. Services for Dick will be held Tuesday October 15, 2013 at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Of Jesus Catholic Church, 2322 North 13 ½ , Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47804 with Father Darvin Winters officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday October 14, 2013 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47804 with a rosary service to be conducted by the Knights of Columbus at 7:00 pm at the funeral home. The family wishes that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to either The Knights of Columbus or Saint Jude’s Children Hospital with envelopes available at the funeral home.