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Harlan F. Flannery

December 4, 1938 - August 16, 2014

Visitation will be 4-8pm, Tuesday, August 19; Funeral will be 11am, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. Otis Crowder will officiate. Burial will be in Stampers Creek Cemetery. 

Survivors for Harlan H. Flannery of Palmyra, include: wife- Regena Flannery- Palmyra; daughters- Kathy Crowder- Paoli, Christine Wright- Canton, IL & Missy Voyles- Palmyra; son- Harlan E. "Dino" Flannery- Paoli; 11 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; brothers- Ronnie Flannery- Orleans & Ray Flannery- Paoli; sisters- Sylvia A. Flannery- Orleans, Erma Browning- Pekin & Cathy Bush- Bedford. He is preceded in death by: first wife- Mary Opal Babcock-Flannery; parents- Elmer H. Flannery & Margareth Violet Whitney Flannery; brothers- Paul, Max & Arnold Flannery & sister- Doris Hammond. 

Harlan H. Flannery was a retired self-employed dry-waller truck driver & auctioner.  He was a member of Millersburg Baptist Church, Odd Fellow Lodge of Bedford, & ROPO member, Nashville, TN.



James "Paul" Jones

February 27, 1940 - August 13, 2014

Visitation will be from 4-8 pm, Saturday, August 16. Funeral will be 1pm, Sunday, August 17 at McAdams Mortuary.  Bro. Mel Matthew will officiate.  Burial will be in Stampers Creek Cemetery.

Survivors include: wife- Amelita Jones; daughters- Johnda Jones, Ariel Johnson & Jackie Jones; sons- Dean Jones, Zane Jones & Gary Jones; sister- Marie Jones; brothers- David Jones, Ricky Jones, Steve Jones & Terry Jones; 5 grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by: parents- James W. & Eula Mae Jones; & brothers Gary & Bobby Jones.  

James "Paul" Jones was a US Marine Veteran, retired from Reynolds Inc., of Orleans, & attended the Seven Day Adventist Church of Paoli.   


Lavern Engleman

February 26, 1921 - August 9, 2014

Friends may call from 3-8pm Tuesday, August 12 at McAdams Mortuary.  Funeral will be 1pm Wednesday, August 13 at the Valeene Christian Church.  Bro. Harvey McAdams will officiate. Burial will be in Valeene Cemetery. 

Survivors include: daughter- Linda Pearson, sister- Lucille Wisehart & 2 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents: Willard & Ola McKee & Husband- Frank Engleman.

 Lavern Engleman was the retired owner of Lavern's Beauty shop of Valeene, IN for over 70 years & she was a member of Valeene Christian Church. 


Betty June Dillon

September 30, 1945 - August 9, 2014

Services will be Monday, August 11, 2014 for Betty June Dillon. Visitation time will be from 12noon-2pm. The funeral will immediately follow at 2pm at the Springs Valley Wesleyan Church in French Lick.  Bro. John Moffatt will officiate. Burial will be in Crystal Community Cemetery.

Survivors include: daughter- June Moffatt; sons- Eddie Dillon & Jack Dillon; brother- Frank Pinnick; 7 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by: parents- Hommer & Louise Pinnick; husband- Carl "Jack" Dillon; & brothers- Jim & Butch Pinnick. 
Betty June Dillon was a retired employee of Home Healthcare Generations of Shoals and she was a member of Springs Valley Wesleyan Church.


Mason Reid Flannery


Cremation was chosen for Mason Reid Flannery who passed away August 9, 2014.   Survivors include: parents- Larry Paul and Korina Nicole Flannery; sisters- Kylie, Morgan, & Chloe Flannery; brother- Logan Flannery; maternal grandparents- Katherine Sullivan & Jack Short; paternal grandmother- Brenda Israel.  He is preceded in death by paternal grandfather- Paul H. Flannery.


Jennifer Marie Lundergan

June 9, 1993 - August 4, 2014

Friends may call from 5-8pm, Saturday, August 9; funeral will be 1pm, Sunday, August 10 at McAdams Mortuary.  Burial will be in the Taswell Cemetery. Bro Harvey McAdams will officiate. 

Survivors include: mother- Margaret Mitchell; father- Daniel L Lundergan; brother- Josh Lundergan; maternal grandparents-  Oscar  & Verlin Campbell & paternal grandmother- Mary June Bowling.  She is preceded in death by paternal grandfather- Kenneth L Lundergan. 

Jennifer Marie Lundergan was a junior at Hanover College. 


Eleanor Caplinger

August 11, 1926 - August 4, 2014

An eternal home-going celebration for Eleanor will be held at Paoli Christian Church on 1700 W. Hospital Rd., Paoli, Indiana at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August 9. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday evening 6:30-9:00 pm and on Saturday 10:00-12:30 prior to the service. The burial will follow at the Paoli Community Cemetery. Officiating will be Bro. Phil Lamaster.

Eleanor Louise (Walker) Caplinger entered the fullness of eternal life on August 4, 2014 after a full life of nearly 88 years.  She passed away in Hermitage, Tennessee having moved there in 2011 to be with her daughter and family. She was a blessing-giver and a beautiful ray of God's light. She made wonderful music both with her piano and with her personality.  Eleanor was a lovely woman of quick wit and deep wisdom. She was mirthful and she was determined.  She was a southern Indiana country girl with a bounty of both intelligence and common sense. She loved well...and she was well-loved.

Eleanor was born on August 11, 1926 in Orange County, Indiana near the small town of Orleans to  Ralph E. Walker and Myrtie I. (Roberts) Walker. Eleanor grew up on a modest family farm that was known for its progressive and innovative practices.  Eleanor received her life-long love of music from her mother and followed in her mother's footsteps by being the church pianist and organist first at the Syria (IN) Christian Church and then at the Paoli (IN) Christian Church for decades. Eleanor's love of music embraced many genres and styles.  She seemed to know all the words of every popular song from the 1920's through the 1960's.

Eleanor received her primary school education in a one-room school and then moved on to Orleans high school where she graduated both as the valedictorian of her class and as the graduating student with the highest grade point average from all the county high schools in 1943.

Eleanor married Russell Lowell Caplinger of Paoli, Indiana on August 19, 1945 in a family ceremony in the home of her parents. Her red hair and slim figure made her a beautiful woman.  Eleanor and Russell remained married for nearly 66 years until his death in April 2011.

Eleanor and Russell founded "Uncle John's Cider, Candy and Gift Stores" of Indiana in 1947 and ran as many as six stores in various small towns. This family business was a true partnership of hard work, creativity, and friendly service which pleased thousands of customers over the course of more than fifty years. Eleanor was the chief candy maker, bookkeeper, business manager and sage business consultant to her husband as they created their version of a successful small business that employed others, pleased their customers, contributed to the charm of their community and provided a steady income for themselves and their family.

Eleanor was a woman of strong and deep faith in God.  Her convictions were real and her heart was big.  In 1963 she was one of the charter members of Paoli Christian Church, a church that was dear to her heart for the next 51 years.  In addition to being a member of the worship team, she was always involved in Bible studies, Sunday school, women's groups and other outreaches of the church. 

In their retirement years Eleanor and Russell wintered in Sun City, Florida, traveled to 48 of the states, including Alaska, and many of the provinces of Canada as well as a very special trip to Israel. In between trips Eleanor crocheted, knitted, sewed, was an avid reader, learned all about investments, played her beloved piano, and loved on her three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Eleanor was a wonderful mother to her daughter, Diana Louise (Caplinger) Antanaitis of Hermitage, Tennessee. They shared many mother-daughter loves and Eleanor birthed in Diana another generation of a life-long love of music and singing. They had a special bond on many levels and shared similar loves and enjoyments of so many things.

Eleanor passed on many things to her family and her friends and even to those she had only fleeting encounters with. Eleanor was one of those World War II generation people who were "great" people because they actually were simple people with rather simple lives, but who had extraordinary values and principles and they lived their lives with a quiet nobility and goodness.  They did the right things because they were the right things to do and they expected no praise or recognition for doing them. That was Eleanor.  She was generous and kind, hardworking and faithful, loving and very talented. She was humble and friendly and unpretentious and decent and honorable.  She loved God. She loved her friends. She loved her family...and they knew it.

Eleanor was pre-deceased by her brother, William Walker of Columbus, Indiana. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law Diana (Caplinger) and Michael Antanaitis of Hermitage; grandchildren Edymar and Sarah (Antanaitis) Penagos of Chattanooga, TN, Isaac and Juli Antanaitis of Chattanooga TN, and Micah Antanaitis of Nashville, TN; great-grandchildren Eleanor, Naomi and John Antanaitis of Chattanooga; sister-in-law Mary Walker of Columbus, IN; and niece and nephews Gina (Walker) Johnson, Gary Walker, and Greg Walker and Geoffrey Walker.