Columbus Obituaries

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  • 22 hrs ago | via The Republic 

    Civic leader Rex Breeden dies at 93

    Loyal, bright, witty, compassionate, encouraging and generous are just a few of the many words close friends used to describe Rex Breeden, who died Friday morning at the age of 93. Breeden started Breeden Realtors in 1951 after years selling Culligan water softeners in Columbus and was involved in the development of industry and housing in the city. This story appears in the print edition of The Republic.

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  • Thursday Sep 18 | via The Republic 

    Betty Robertson, Chattanooga, Tenn.

    Survivors include children, Justin Robertson and Carolyn Bringle, both of Chattanooga; a sister, Judith Spencer of Columbus; a brother, Clarence Wynn of Clifford; and a grandson.

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  • Thursday Sep 18 | via The Republic 

    Nina J. Harrison, Indiana Avenue

    Nina J. Harrison, 61 of Indiana Avenue, died at 10:40 a.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Columbus Regional Hospital. Nina was a homemaker and a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary.

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  • Wednesday Sep 17 | via The Republic 

    Janis Stillinger, Columbus

    Janis Lee Stillinger, 75, of Columbus, died at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Janis was born November 11, 1938 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Walter and Pauline Coverstone Ashworth.

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  • Tuesday Sep 16 | via The Republic 

    Ruby Burbrink, Columbus

    Ruby N. Burbrink, 90, of Columbus, died at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

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  • Tuesday Sep 16 | via The Republic 

    Melissa Ann Smith, Nashville

    Melissa Ann Smith, 38, of Nashville died September 16, 2014, in Indianapolis from injuries sustained in an auto accident September 15. Melissa was a 1994 graduate of Brown County High School. She was employed at NTN in Columbus.

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  • Monday Sep 15 | via The Republic 

    Lavon Morgan, Columbus

    He worked for Arvin Industries for over 33 years. He enjoyed NASCAR, drag racing, music and being with family and friends.

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  • Monday Sep 15 | via The Republic 

    Dean Claycamp, Columbus

    Dean graduated Columbus High School in 1956. Dean was a member of White Creek Lutheran Church.

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  • Sunday Sep 14 | via The Republic 

    Cornelia Schuette Cunningham, Knoxville

    Cornelia Schuette Cunningham, 97, of Knoxville, Tennessee, formerly of Columbus, died September 14, 2014, at Beverly Park Place Retirement Community in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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  • Sunday Sep 14 | via The Republic 

    Roger D. Hobson, Columbus

    Roger D. Hobson, 60, of Columbus, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 6:59 pm at Kindred Hospital Indianapolis South in Greenwood. He was a chemist with the old Arvin Industries and Meritor in Columbus.

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  • Sunday Sep 14 | via Palladium-Item 

    Kevin Plyley Sr.

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  • Saturday Sep 13 | via The Republic 

    Betty M. Acton, Columbus

    Betty M. Staggs Acton, 82 of Columbus, died at 3:46 p.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Columbus Regional Hospital Emergency Room. Mrs. Acton was born March 05, 1932 in Bartholomew County, IN., the daughter of the late Howard and Flossie Spurgeon Staggs.

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  • Saturday Sep 13 | via The Republic 

    Norma P. Percifield, Columbus

    Norma P. Percifield, 91, of Ohio Street, died at 11:21 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014, at her home. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at East Columbus United Methodist Church with the Rev.

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  • Saturday Sep 13 | via The Republic 

    Megan Rene © Gilbert, Columbus

    Megan Rene Gilbert, 23, of Columbus, went to be with Jesus at 3:52 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014, at I.U. Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Megan was a compassionate and kind hearted spirit.

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  • Friday Sep 12 | via The Republic 

    Irene M. Robinson, Columbus

    Irene M. Robinson, 60 of Columbus, died unexpectedly at 5:57 p.m., Friday Sept. 12, 2014 at Columbus Regional Hospital Emergency Room.

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  • Friday Sep 12 | via The Republic 

    Harold Meyer, Columbus

    Harold Meyer, 87, of Columbus, died at Kindred South Hospital on September 12, 2014, after a short illness. Harold was born on September 2, 1927, in Cortland, Indiana.

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  • Friday Sep 12 | via The Republic 

    Frederick S. "Sonny" Ward, Indiana Avenue

    Frederick S. "Sonny" Ward, 75, of Indiana Avenue, died at 4:38 p.m. Friday, September 12, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Mr. Ward was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Cummins Engine Company after 37 years of service.

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  • Thursday Sep 11 | via Daily Journal 

    Leota Hudson, Greenwood

    Leota is survived by her sons, Matthew Hudson of Greenwood, Marty Hudson of Greenfield and Michael Hudson of Dover, Tennessee; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and siblings, Joann Clephane of Morgantown, Patricia Lou Huffman of Martinsville, William Melvin of Tennessee, Robert Eugene Eastwood of Beech Grove, Wesley Stephen Eastwood of Columbus and Michael Anthony Eastwood of Indianapolis. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Leota's parents' residence, the Eastwood Homestead, 5434 Three Notch Road, Nashville.

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  • Thursday Sep 11 | via The Republic 

    Bennie Shipley, San Diego, Calif.

    Survivors include his wife, Raygena; sons, Benjamin of San Diego, Bennie Jr. , Steven and Tony , all of Columbus; daughters, Beverly Humes ,and Bette Good , both of Columbus; a brother, Willie Shipley of San Diego; a sister, Mary Sears of Kentucky; 12 grandchildren and 28 great- grandchildren. A committal service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Miramar National Cemetery.

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  • Wednesday Sep 10 | via The Republic 

    Shirley Donahue, Wallace Avenue

    Shirley J. Donahue, 73, of Wallace Avenue, died at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.10, 2014 at Our Hospice of South Central Inpatient Facility. Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Donahue; children, Charles Michael Donahue of Utah, Timothy Scott Donahue of Seymour, Terence Patrick Donahue of Missouri, Sondra Wagers of Columbus and Beth Babbs of Columbus; sisters, Wanda Dobbins of Columbus and Linda Fleetwood of Vallonia; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

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