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Robert L. Archibald

June 28, 1923 - July 14, 2014

Visitation will be from 4-8pm, Thursday, July 17. Funeral will be 1pm, Friday, July 18, 2014 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. Doug Byrum will officiate.  Burial will be at Cresthaven Memory gardens, Bedford, IN.

Survivors include: daughter- Denise J. Brown; son- Dwight W. Archibald; sister- Mabel Ruth Rease; 4 grandchildren & 5 great grandchilden.  He is preceded in death by: wife: Eulalah "Jean" Archibald; parents- Charles & Mabel Archibald; sisters- Edith Archibald & Crystal Rollins; & brothers- Lowell & Floyd Archibald. 

Robert L. Archibald was a member of the Christian faith and retired from the Indiana Department of Transportation as a Project Supervisor. 

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Eulalah "Jean" Archibald

June 2, 1921- July 11, 2014

Friends may call from 4-8pm, Monday, July 14. Funeral will be 1pm, Tuesday, July 15 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. Harvey McAdams will officiate.  Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens, Bedford, IN.

Survivors include: husband- Robert L. Archibald; daughter- Denise J. Brown; Son- Dwight A. Archibald; 4 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sister- Betty Pierson; and brother - Loren "Bud" Green.  Preceded in death by: parents: Walter Mosier & Martha Jane Poe Mosier & sisters- Lois Duke & Joyce Grant. 

Eulalah "Jean" Archibald was a retired beautician and a member of the Christian Faith.

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J.D. "Bud" King

July 7, 1927 - July 8, 2014

Friends may call from 9-11am, Friday, July 11 at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will follow immediately at 11am.  Bro. Harvey McAdams will officiate. Cremation was chosen, burial will be at Stampers Creek Cemetery at a later date.

Survivors include: wife- Charlotte Clements King; daughter- Carole Joy Harkness; sons- David King and Mark King; one grandson; brothers- Jack King, Ron King & James King. He is preceded in death by parents: Ray and Flo King and sister- Helen Stroud.

J.D. "Bud" King was a veteran of U.S. Navy WWII &  Korean War US Army. He was recipient of the Bronze star with valor and purple heart.  He was a retired car salesman of Butler Toyota car Sales and a member of the Faith United Methodist Church of Indianapolis. 

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Elma Elaine Burden

February 25, 1917 - July 7, 2014

Services will be held Saturday, July 12, 2014; visitation will be from 10am-12pm. The Funeral will immediately follow at 12pm at McAdams Mortuary. Bro. Bob England will officiate.  Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.  

Survivors include: son- Bernard Burden Jr. and wife- Janice; 3 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren; brother- Mahlon Vance. She is preceded in death by: husband- Bernard Burden Sr.; parents- Edward & Alice Vance; sisters- Eleanor Burnett, Meta Clark and Erma Stroud; brothers- Lewis, Carl and Earl Vance; and granddaughter- Jennifer Burden. 

Elma Elaine Burden was a retired registered nurse and a member of Paoli Wesleyan Church.

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Mabel "Ellen" Busick

December 13, 1921 - June 30, 2014

Friends may call from 5-8pm, Sunday, July 6 at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 11am, Monday, July 7 also at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. Harvey McAdams will officiate.  Burial will be in the Paoli Community Cemetery.  

Survivors include: daughter- Wanda S. Carmickle; Sons- Albert G. Flick, Roy Lee Flick & Alva D. Flick; 15 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren & 4 great great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by: daughter- Delores Newlin; son- William C. Flick; parents- Bill & Dora McPherson; first husband- Alva G. Flick; second husband- Stanley A. Busick; granddaughter- Barbara R. Reynolds; sisters- Lois Mosson, Clois Gilliatt, Mary Hutsler & Pearl Hughes & brother- Lee McPherson.

Mabel "Ellen" Busick was retired from Buelher's formerly of Paoli & a member of the Church of God also formerly of Paoli.

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Michael "Corey" Harris

February 14, 1989 - June 24, 2014

Visitation will be from 4-8 pm, Monday, June 30 at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 1pm, Tuesday, July 1 also at McAdams Mortuary. 
Bro. Randy Steven will officiate and burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.

Survivors include: wife- Ashley Dawn Harris; daughters- Kyrah Lou Ryleigh & Kali Gayle; mother- Connie Lynn Cummings (Coy); father: Michael Edward Harris (Rhonda); brothers- Joseph Aaron Harris, Dustin Cummings & Cade Cummings.

Michael "Corey" Harris was employed by Electricom Inc. and a member of the Paoli VFW.

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Cheryl "Denise" Franklin

September 14, 1960 - June 21, 2014

Friends may call from 4-8pm, Monday, June 23 at Syria Christian Church.  Funeral will be 10am, Tuesday, June 24 also at the church. Bro Jimmy Johnson will officiate.  Burial will be in Syria Christian Church Cemetery. 

Survivors include: husband: Jeff Franklin; parents: Jim and June Sorrells; daughters: Mackenzie Patton & Abbie Franklin; son- Evan Rainey; brothers: Tony Sorrells & Shane Sorrells; granddaughter: Ellie Patton & mother-n-law: Virginia Franklin. 

Cheryl "Denise" Franklin" was a freelance court reporter for southern Indiana and a member of Syria Christian Church of Orleans. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memphis TN or PMP Research Foundation (appendix cancer) 6415 Granger Rd. Suite 200 Independence, OH 44131.

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Mildred Grace Smelser

July 8, 1917 - June 13, 2014

Friends may call from 6-9pm, Saturday, June 14 at McAdams Mortuary. Funeral will be 2pm, Sunday, June 15, at McAdams Mortuary. Bro. Gary Roll will officiate. Burial will be in Cooks Chapel Cemetery. 

Survivors include: daughters- Alice Mitchell and husband Gary, Mary Ruth Riley and husband Larry, Martha "Jeanie" Hill and husband Don, & Norma Hall and husband J.C.; son- Beryl Smelser and wife Charlotte; half sister- Jackie Probus; half brother- John "Bud" & wife Martha Kairchner; 16 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by: parents- Howard Salmons & Lillian Russell Salmons Kairchner; husband- Kenneth Smelser; son- Frankie Smelser; sisters- Helen Lape, Mae Bennett, & Mary Ellen Robinson; half brother- Phillip Kairchner; grandchildren- Frankie Joe & Kerrie Gene Smelser.

Mildred Grace Smelser was a retired physical Therapy aid at the former Orange County Hospital and attended Cooks Chapel Church.

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Larry E. Jones

July 14,1946 - June 9, 2014

Cremation was chosen for Larry E. Jones, of West Baden, IN.  Survivors include: son- Lonnie Nelson; sister- Nancy Stults; brothers- Jack Underhill, Ralph Underhill, & Michael Underhill; 8 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by parents, Dale and Violet Jones Underhill. 

Larry E. Jones was a former employee of the West Baden Street Department. 

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Franklin S. Tillett Jr. 

November 10, 1970 - June 9, 2014

Visitation hours will be from 4-8pm, Thursday June 12, at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 1pm, Friday, June 13 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. Mike Williams Will officiate.  Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery. 

Survivors include: wife- Elizabeth Tillett; parents- Franklin S. Tillett Sr. & Nancy Jane Tillett; daughters- Alysha Kee & Roxie Tillett; sisters- Roxann Golden, Denise Armstrong & Melissa Bartlett; brother- Danny Tillett & one grandaughter.

Franklin S. Tillett Jr. was employed by Tillett's Welding of Mitchell. 

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Mildred I. Williams

March 15, 1930 - June 8, 2014

Friends may call from 3-8pm, Tuesday, June 10 at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 1pm, Wednesday, June 11, 2013 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bros. Mike Williams & Tom Bostic will officiate Burial will be in Orleans Fairview Cemetery.  In Leiu of flowers family request's memorial contributions be sent to Hoosier Uplands Hospice 500 W. Main St., Mitchell, IN 47446.

Survivors include: daughters- Nancy Sue Morgan & Bonnie Lou Hackney; son- Steven Ray Williams; Sisters- Zelma Rowell & Eloise Lay; 9 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by: parents- Delza E & Alta Barrett; husband- Wendell Paul Williams; brothers- Lawrence, John & Howard Barrett; sisters- Vivian Barrett & Velma Fisher. 

Mildred I. Williams was a homemaker. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Orleans and Mahan Valley Homemakers Club of Paoli.

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Donald W. "Duck" Stroud

November 10, 1949 - June 5, 2014

Friends may call from 4-8pm Saturday, June 7 at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 2pm, Sunday June 8, at McAdams Mortuary. Bro. Harvey McAdams & Bro. Lyndel Manship will officiate. Burial will be at Rocks Springs Cemetery. 

Survivors  include: wife- Martha E. Stroud; daughter- Donna Jones; Son- Marty Stroud; sisters- Rita Smith, Sue Longest & Lou Brewer; and 4 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by: parents- Ezra & Ruth Stroud; & brothers- Lyndel Ray, Bob, Bill & Mike Stroud.

Donald W. "Duck" Stroud was retired from Kimballs of Borden.

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Carl "Jack" Dillon

December 3, 1934 - June 3, 2014

Friends may call from 11am-1pm, Thursday, June 5, at the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church, Funeral will follow immediately at 1pm.  Bro. Carl Fields and Bro. John Moffatt will officiate. Burial will be in Crystal Community Cemetery.

Survivors include: wife- Betty Dillon; daughter- June Moffatt, sons- Eddie Dillon & Jack Dillon; brother- Lawrence Dillon Jr.; 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by: parents- Lawrence and Barbara Dillon; sister- Barbara Day, & brothers- James and Ed Dillon.

Carl "Jack" Dillon was a US army Veteran, retired welder at Central State Bridge of Indianapolis, and member of Springs Valley Wesleyan Church.

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Clyde J. Stroud

October 4, 1928 - June 2, 2014

Friends may call from 5-9pm, Thursday, June 5 at McAdams Mortuary. Funeral will be 1pm, Friday, June 6 at McAdams Mortuary. Bro. Novy Newkirk & Bro Bob England will officiate.  Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery.

Survivors include: wife- Delores Stroud; daughters- Peggy Newkirk & Sharon Dixon; sons- James C. Stroud, Chris Stroud, & Todd Stroud; brother- David Stroud; 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by: parents- William Edgar Stroud & Nancy Pearl Wininger Stroud; daughter- Diane Longest; grandson- Joshua Allen; brothers- Ezra, Thomas, Bob & Lawrence Stroud; sisters- Lucille Trinkle, Fern Murphy & Lois Tillery. 

Clyde J. Stroud was a retired salesman for Electrolux Corporation of Louisville, KY for 37 years, and a member of the Paoli Church of Christ.

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Paula J. Mason

February 7, 1961 - May 25, 2014

Cremation was chosen for Paula J. Mason, of Georgetown, IN.  Survivors include: son- Paul S. Moss; sisters- Christine Moss, Laureen Dooley & Tommie Forman; brother- Neal Moss & 1 grandchild. She is preceded in death by: parents- Theodore Lee & Judith Garland Pate, & sister- Holly Forbes.   

Paula J. Mason was a homemaker.

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Gladys Radcliffe

Date of death, May 24, 2014

Friends may call from 11am-1pm, Tuesday, May 27 at McAdams Mortuary; the funeral will immediately follow at 1pm.  Bro Harvey McAdams will officiate. Burial will be in the Marengo Cemetery. 

Survivors include- sons: Randy Radcliffe, Roger Radcliffe, Ronnie Radcliffe, Rodney Radcliffe & Richard Radcliffe;  daughters- Marilyn Pendleton, Roslyn Alvey, Beverly Webb, Kay Tripplet, & Terri Ann Shaum; sister- Lavina Krube, several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by- parents: Fred Whaley & Nora Couston Whaley; husband- Eldo Radcliffe &  one brother. 

Gladys Radcliffe was a homemaker.  In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Orange County Humane Society  or Backpacks for Blessings.

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Earl Hendrix

March 30, 1920 - May 21, 2014

Friends may call from 5-8pm, Thursday, May 22, at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 11am Friday, May 23, also at McAdams Mortuary. Bro David Manship will officiate. Burial will be in the Valeene Cemetery.

Survivors include: sisters- Pauline Manship of Paoli & Ann Seacat of Greenwood.  Several nieces and nephews. Earl Henrdix is preceded in death by parents- Dooley S. Hendrix & Elsie Deaton Hendrix; sisters- Edna Murphy, Mae Herin Bonnie Hendrix; brothers- Dooley Hendrix Jr.  & Jim Hendrix. 

Earl Hendrix was a member of the Assembly of God Church of Florida and retired from International Harvestor.

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Paul Randall Bobbitt

August 11, 1940- May 21, 2014

Friends may call from 4-8pm, Sunday, May 25; Funeral will be 10am Monday May 26 at McAdams Mortuary.  Rev. Aaron Jones will officiate.  Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.  

Survivors include: wife- Marilyn Bobbitt; daughters- Sarah Christner, and Janice Cawman; sister- Joyce Montgomery; brothers- Donald Bobbitt & Morris Bobbitt; 4 grandchildren & 4 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by: parents- Knofel & Kathryn Bobbitt & son Nathanael Bobbitt.  

Paul Randall Bobbitt was retired from Small Parts Inc., Logansport, IN and a member of Greenbrier Holiness Church.  

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Joanne Apple

August 1, 1931 - May 21, 2014

Friends may call from 12-1pm, Wednesday May 28; funeral will immediately follow at 1pm at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro Chris Lindley will officiate.  Burial will be in the Paoli Community Cemetery. 

Survivors include: husband- Paul E. Apple; Sons- Steve Apple & Terry Apple, 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; & brother- John Shields.  She is preceded in death by daughter, Tammy Apple Cummings.

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Margie V. Lynn

October 10, 1921 - May 15, 2014

Friends may call from 5-8 pm Sunday, May 18 at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 11am, Monday, May 19  at McAdams Mortuary.  Burial will follow at 4pm at Hill Haven Memory Gardens, Morgantown, KY.

Survivors include: daughter- Marsha D. Feree & Husband, Chuck; brother- Fred Sellers; grandsons- James Turner, Gene Turner, Tim Turner, Jeramy Turner, & Cory Ferguson; 20 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren. Margie V. Lynn is preceded in death by: parents: George Herbert & Lela Dawn Sellers, husband, (1) James W. Ray, (2) James Ingram & (3) L.B. Lynn; 2 sisters & 5 brothers.

Margie V. Lynn was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

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Virginia Mae Sarles

July 11, 1927 - April 12, 2014

Friends may call from 4-8pm, Monday, April 14. Funeral will be 1pm, Tuesday, April 15 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro Harvey McAdams will officiate.  Burial will be in Cooks Chapel Cemetery.

Survivors include: sons- Terry Condra & Kevin Condra; sister- Pat Roach; 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by: husband- James Sarles; parents- Everett & Sylvia Underwood; daughter- Marsha Condra; sons- Donnie Wayne Condra & Ronald Condra; brothers- Morris, Nolan, & Bob Underwood; sisters- Betty & Shirley Underwood.

Virginia Mae Sarles was a homemaker, and she attended Cooks Chapel Church.

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