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Jimmy Lee "Boddie" Harkness Jr.

October 5, 1966 - November 25, 2014

Services will be held Saturday, November 29, 2014, friends may call from 11am-1pm and the funeral will follow at 1pm at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. John Harkness will officiate.  Burial will be in Ames Chapel Cemetery. 

Survivors include: wife- Karen White Harkness; father- Jim Harkness Sr.; daughter- Lisa Nicole Harkness; sons- Matthew Allen Harkenss, Aaron Silverthorn & James Ryan Lee Harkness; 7 grandchildren; sister- Melanie Jo Detwiler. He is preceded in death by his mother- Linda Jean Cecil Harkness.

Jimmy Lee "Boddie" Harkness Jr. was an employee of Mi-Lin Woods formerly of Paoli and attended Kansas Christian Church of Salem, Kansas.


Joellyn Stepancik

December 23, 1942 - November 15, 2014

Cremation was chosen. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Tunnel Hill Free Methodist Church of English. 

Survivors include: husband- William Stepancik; daughter- Stacy Goff; sister- Barbara Mirowski & 5 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by parents, Joseph & Della Smith.   

Joellyn Stepancik was a retired word processor for the University of Florida.


Colin James Wyatt

September 25, 1988- Found: November 14, 2014

A graveside service will be held at 11am Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Stampers Creek Cemetery. Bro. Jimmy Johnson will officiate. 

Survivors include: mother- Susan Wyatt; son- Robbie Wyatt; maternal grandmother- Margie McBride. He is preceded in death by: father- Edwin Wyatt; grandfather & grandmother.

Colin James Wyatt was a member of Syria Christian Church and was a self-employed maintenance worker.



Linda Darlene Cole

September 11, 1956 - November 8, 2014

Friends may call from 4-8pm, Wednesday, November 12 at McAdams Mortaury. Funeral will be 1pm Thursday, November 13 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. Robert Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Mt. Horeb Cemetery, Orleans, IN. 

Survivors include: daughters- Angela Chisham & Jessica Cole; sons- Shawn Frost and Matthew Frost; sister Claire Matheny; brothers- Teddy Penrod, George Penrod, Karl Penrod & James Penrod; 3 grandchildren; 5 step-children; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by: husband- Charlie Cole Jr.; parents- Willard Leon & Eleanor Ruth Penrod; one niece; one nephew & one step-grandson.

Linda Darlene Cole was an associate of Wal-Mart and a member of the Christian faith.


Roy Wayne "Bill" Easter

July 4, 1931 - November 1, 2014

Services will be held at 1pm, Wednesday, November 5 At McAdams Mortuary; visitation will be from 11am until the funeral time at 1pm. Bro. Darvin Apple will officiate. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery. 

Survivors include: wife- Linda Easter; daughter- Danielle Paschall; sons- Chris Roberterson & Gunnery Sgt. Matthew Hardy; 6 grandchildren; brother- "Doe" Calvin Easter; & sister- Verna Owens.  He is preceded in death by: parents-  Charles & Stella Easter & sisters- Violet Busick & Dorothy Smith.

Roy Wayne "Bill" Easter was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran & retired maintenance employee for Hoosier Uplands Orange County 4-h fairgrounds keeper.


Wilma Patton

February 20, 1924 - October 29, 2014

Graveside service will be 11am, Friday, October 31, 2014 at Paoli Community Cemetery.  Bro Anthony Moore & Bro Harvey McAdams will officiate. 

Survivors include: daughters- Rayetta Lamb- Bloomington, Robin Snell- Paoli, & Sharon Ingram- Greenwood; 3 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren & 1 great-great grandchild. She is preceded in death by: parents- Voss & Minnie Simmons; husband- Kermit Patton; 3 sisters & 1 brother. 

Wilma Patton was a homemaker and a seamstress. She attended Dogwood Community Church in Paoli.

Ruby Maxine McMahel

January 7, 1944 - October 16, 2014

Visitation will be from 4-8pm, Monday, October 20 at McAdams Mortuary. Funeral will be 11am Tuesday, October 21 at McAdams Mortuary. Bro. Donald Laird will officiate.  Burial will be in English Cemetery.

Survivors include: husband-Gerald "Tiny" McMahel; sons- Jeffrey McMahel & Kevin McMahel; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters- Linda Dixon, Sharon Bangs, Maria Miller, Jeannie Ottersbach, Lydia Downs, Judy Everage & Jayne Throne; brothers- W.R. "Bob" Criswell; Mike Small, David Small & Eddie Small. She is preceded in death by: parents- Rufus & Alma Babcock; brother- Robert Babcock & sister- Donna Small.

Ruby Maxine McMahel was retired from the Paoli Shoe Factory, formerly of Paoli. She was a member of the Alton American Legion Auxiliary Post #133 and she attended Paoli Wesleyan Church. 


Mary Ruth Brown

March 28, 1930 - October 15, 2014

Visitation will be Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10am- 12 noon; Funeral will immeadiately follow at noon at Harvest Community Church in Mitchell, IN. Bro. Harvey McAdams & Bro. Robert Brown will officiate.  Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Orleans, IN.

Survivors include: daughters- Renita Brown & Rhonda Thompson; son- Robert Brown; 6 grandchildren & 12 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by: parents- Gloyne Holaday & Hazel Peacher Holaday; husband- Robert Leslie Brown; & great grandchild- Adam Pemberton.

Mary Ruth Brown was a member of Harvest Community Church & retired from M. Fines & Sons Clothing Company formerly of Bedford. 



Christal Dawn Manning
January 12, 1980 - October 13, 2014

Visitation will be Friday, October 17, 2014 from 10am-1pm, Funeral will follow at 1pm at McAdams Mortuary.  Pastors Becky Padgett & Jackie Munsen will officiate. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Orleans.  
Survivors include: son- Brayden Alan Kirkman; mother & step-father- Teresa Houston & Jack Austin; father- Mark Houston; sisters- Trisanna Charles & Krisendra Markham; brother- Williams Houston; five nieces and two nephews. She is preceded in death by: husband- Brandon Kirkman & grandfather- Paul Mills.  
Christal Dawn Manning was a teaching assistant at Orleams Elementary School & member of Orleans United Methodist Church.