Franklin Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via Daily Journal 

    James Lee - Jim' Turner, Mount Auburn

    He was born Sept. 1, 1949, in Shelbyville, the son of Beryl and Althene Turner. He married Donna Turner on July 4, 1969; and she survives.

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  • Thursday | via Daily Journal 

    Mildred I. Swartz, Trafalgar

    She was a 1942 graduate of Trafalgar High School. She was a file clerk for 23 years for Farm Bureau Insurance in Indianapolis.

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  • Thursday | via Daily Journal 

    Dennis E. Quick, Franklin

    He was born Dec. 22, 1946, to Jacob and Mary Louise Quick, both of whom preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Carol; daughters, Angie Miller of Martinsville and Amy Duncan of Franklin; brothers, Roland, John and Jerry , all of Franklin; sister, Sandra Rybolt of Franklin; grandchildren, Chris Ramey, Brittany Yensel, Megan Yensel, Cortney Hoyt and Colin McCullough; and four great-grandchildren.

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  • Thursday | via Daily Journal 

    Marilyn L. Armstrong, Nineveh

    Marilyn is survived by children, Michael D. Armstrong and Timothy R. Armstrong, both of Nineveh, and Laura Beth Rust of Greenwood; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two nieces. She worked over the years as a piano teacher and a secretary for attorney offices and was employed by the U.S. Postal Service.

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  • Wednesday Oct 22 | via Daily Journal 

    Jennifer South, Portland

    She was born Jan. 13, 1973, in Franklin to Steven J. and Marilyn South. They lovingly survive in Rockford, Illinois.

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  • Wednesday Oct 22 | via Daily Journal 

    Timothy Wayne - Tim' Fink, Punta Gorda, Fla.

    Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. in Franklin. A private family graveside service will be conducted at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

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  • Wednesday Oct 22 | via Daily Journal 

    Mary Helen Espenlaub, Franklin

    A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wright Memorial Chapel of the Franklin United Methodist Community, 1070 W. Jefferson St. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the chapel.

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  • Wednesday Oct 22 | via Daily Journal 

    Editorial: Lawyer remembered for aiding young, poor

    Aside from annual contributions to the Good Cheer Fund, the name of Roy L. Dickinson seldom appeared in the newspaper. But in the county legal community and among scores of young and indigent defendants, his name was widely known and respected.

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  • Wednesday Oct 22 | via The Republic 

    Steven K. Roush, Whiteland

    He was born December 29, 1955, in Franklin, Indiana, to Richard and Cynthia Roush. He married Rita L. Bruhn August 10, 1979, at Nativity Catholic Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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  • Tuesday Oct 21 | via Daily Journal 

    Brenda K. Parrish, Indianapolis

    Survivors include sons, Richie Harold Walker and Justin Lee Parrish, both of Indianapolis; her mother, Patricia Alberta Mann of Indianapolis; four brothers, Cecil Woodmansee, Terry Woodmansee, Richard Mann and Phillip Mann, all of Indianapolis; and eight grandchildren. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 S. Morton St. in Franklin.

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  • Tuesday Oct 21 | via Daily Journal 

    Scott Anthony Harris, Franklin

    Scott is also survived by his siblings, David Harris, Cindy Roembke, Helena Harris Gibbs, Barbara Hart, Beatrice Banta, Walter Adkins, Rita Jaynes, Mary Ruth Carter, Patty Adkins and Sammy Adkins. Also surviving are his father-in-law, Ed Dickinson; brother-in-law, Doug Dickinson; sister-in-law, Sandy Dickinson; and many nieces and nephews.

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  • Monday Oct 20 | via Daily Journal 

    Robert E. Martin, Franklin

    He was born June 22, 1926, in Pforzheim, Germany, to Robert and Helen Martin. He married Florence E. Martin on Feb. 28, 1953, at Kent Lutheran Church in Kent, Washington.

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  • Sunday Oct 19 | via Daily Journal 

    Monroe Watkins, Nineveh

    Monroe Allen Watkins, 80, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Nineveh.

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  • Sunday Oct 19 | via Daily Journal 

    Lula McGuire, Martinsville

    Lula Powers McGuire, 79, a resident of Martinsville, formerly of Greenwood, passed from this life on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Franciscan St. Francis Health in Indianapolis. Lula was raised in Coeburn and attended the Bristol High School.

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  • Sunday Oct 19 | via Daily Journal 

    Betty Herndon, Greenwood

    The Rev. Roger Gifford will conduct a service at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center in Franklin with visitation from 11:30 a.m until service time at the mortuary.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via Daily Journal 

    Jeanetta Estella Waltz, Nineveh

    Jeanetta Estella Waltz, 77, went home with the Lord on Thursday evening, Oct. 16, 2014, at her residence in Nineveh. Jeanetta is survived by daughter, Connie Brake; sons, Glenn W. Waltz and Rick W. Waltz; eight grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-stepgrandchildren; and one sister, Gertrude Bartley.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via Daily Journal 

    Loyd Milton Bell, Franklin

    Survivors include three children, David L. Bell of Franklin, Karen Sue Bell Plyler of North Carolina and Stephen A. Bell of Whiteland; two sisters, Beverly Mester of Noblesville and Sandra Jenkins of Greenwood; five brothers, Charles MaCumber of Danville, Rick Bell of West Virginia, Avery Bell of Texas, and Russell Bell and Billy Bell, both of Greenwood; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. 31 North.

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  • Thursday Oct 16 | via Daily Journal 

    Susan L. Frye, Birdseye

    Susan L. Frye, 51, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in Birdseye. She was a resident of Birdseye and a former resident of Johnson County.

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  • Thursday Oct 16 | via Daily Journal 

    Janice Joy Asher, Franklin

    Survivors include seven children, Terry Luckey, Peggy Morgan and Steve Luckey, all of Ohio, Jeff Luckey of Kentucky, Julie Kreutzberger of Southport, and Jamie Asher and Jason Asher, both of Franklin; a sister, Dee Costello of Florida; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

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  • Thursday Oct 16 | via Daily Journal 

    Neil Dean Appleton, Franklin

    Neil Dean was born on May 6, 1938, in Logansport, to Arthur E. and Vella P. DeHaven Appleton. Mr. Appleton had lived in Deer Creek all of his life until moving to Franklin in 2006.

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