Johnny Ray Short Sr

Jun 28, 2022

Johnny Ray Short, 71, of Indianapolis, IN passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, with Dawn and Harold at his side.  Allison of Franciscan Hospice Care provided excellent care and support during this final leg of his journey.


He was born on January 2, 1951 to Woodrow and Elmarine Short.  He graduated from Emmerich Manual High School and began what was to be...

Claudette Elaine Brown

Jun 27, 2022

Claudette Elaine Brown, 74, of Indianapolis, passed away on June 27th, 2022. She was born April 25th, 1948, to Claude and Betty Lou Eldridge in Blackey, Ky.She grew up in Mars Hill, Indiana. She attended Ben Davis High School. She will be remembered as a kind woman who was very giving and forgiving. She never held a grudge and never knew...

Teresa Shrout

Jun 27, 2022


Teresa Shrout, 57, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022, in Indianapolis, Indiana.  She was born August 24, 1964, in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky the daughter of the late Edward Shrout and Evelyn (Lee) Hendricks.

Teresa is survived by Toby, her Kitty Cat son; sisters, Genny, Debby, Ann, and Brenda; brothers, Ernest, Michael, Kevin, and Bruce; nieces, Teresa, Anita, and...

Larry Lucas

Jun 26, 2022

Larry D. Lucas, age 68, passed away on June 26, 2022 at the Franciscan Hospice House in Indianapolis, IN after a brief illness and surgery. Larry was born in Benham, KY and lived in Blair, KY were he grew up learning to be a mechanic in his parent's business. He graduated from Cumberland High School in 1972.

Larry retired from...

Eleanor Elizabeth Molyneux

Jun 26, 2022


I am so sorry to tell you that my mother, Eleanor Elizabeth (Ranlet) Molyneux passed away Sunday morning June 26th. She was 101 years and 8 months old, and her mind was good to the end. She was confined to a nursing home this last year but lived independently before that.

She met Dad in church before WWII and...

Donald W. Conner

Jun 25, 2022


INDIANAPOLIS – Donald W Conner, 87, of Fort Myers, FL, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away June 25, 2022. 

He was born on January 8, 1935 in Indianapolis, IN to Rev. Ralph and Hazel Conner. 

Don is survived by his wife of 64 years, Brenda, Daughters; Rhonda Rippetoe, Kim Hazzard (Jim), Grandchildren; Kelly York (Bryan), Brian Hazzard (Sandy),...

Eugene Martin Soots

Jun 25, 2022


Eugene Martin Soots, age 85, was welcomed into the Eternal Kingdom of Heaven at 11:25 am on Saturday, June 25, 2022. He was born Tuesday, May 4, 1937, to the late David A. and Ruth M. (Rafferty) Soots in Indianapolis, Indiana.

He was a loving Christian father of three surviving children. Son, Danny Soots of Indianapolis; Daughters, Arlene (Soots)...

David Johnson

Jun 24, 2022

David Johnson, 78, of Indianapolis went to be with the Lord on June 24, 2022.

David was born on May 12, 1944 in Westmoreland, Tennessee. He married the love of his life, Ann, on April 2, 1964. They moved to Indianapolis where they raised three beautiful daughters. He spent many years working for Citizens Gas and often spoke about the...

Vikki Huff

Jun 23, 2022

Vikki Huff 59, passed away on June 23, 2022. Vikki Huff was born on June 30, 1962 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Norman and Marijo Middleton.

She had two grandsons which she never thought she'd have. To say she was proud of them is an understatement. She loved them "Beyond Measure " as she would always say.

Vikki always made friends...

Benjamin Rabensteine

Jun 22, 2022

Benjamin David Rabensteine was born on June 22, 2022 at 5:54 PM. He weighed two pounds, one ounce and was 12.5 inches long. His life on earth lasted only minutes, but was all spent in his father's loving arms. Benjamin knew only love as he quietly slipped away to heaven. His parents, Lee and Jena Rabensteine will forever love and...

Anne Elizabeth Currie

Jun 22, 2022


Anne Elizabeth Currie, 53, passed away on June 22nd, 2022, after a long and difficult battle with cancer. Like her father Dr Robert E. Currie (LTC RET.), she was a fighter until the end.

Anne was born in Indianapolis on September 16th, 1968. She graduated from North Central High School and received in Spanish a bachelor’s degree from IUPUI. Anne was a talented and...

Betty Watkins

Jun 22, 2022

Betty Lou Griffin Watkins was born on March 10, 1944, in Indianapolis, Indiana to Ora Mae and William Griffin.

Betty matriculated through the Indianapolis Public School system and was an honors student and graduate of Crispus Attucks High School. Her academic achievement allowed her to excel and graduate an entire year early.

On October 2, 1968, Betty married...

George A. Corey

Jun 22, 2022

George Anise Corey, age 86, former resident of Indianapolis, Indiana and Estero, Florida, passed away in Florida on June 22, 2022.


George was born on October 30, 1935, to Anise and Elizabeth Corey in Indianapolis, Indiana. A Shortridge High School graduate, George went on to marry Marilyn Sue Hightower in 1958. George and Marilyn had three children, George, Lora...

Johnny Ray Sears

Jun 22, 2022


It is with great sorrow that we had to say goodbye to John Ray Sears, who passed away at his home on June 22, surrounded by his family. John was born December 15, 1952, to Carlos and Thelma Sears. John will be remembered for his kindness and as a friend to all.

John graduated from Muncie Central in 1971....

Mary 'Hobbie' Crafton

Jun 21, 2022

Mary “Hobbie” Crafton (nee Hubley) passed away peacefully on June 21, 2022 at 91 years old. Hobbie was born on October 5, 1930 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and later worked at Fort Knox nearby before welcoming her two children Mike and Diana.


Hobbie seamlessly blended families throughout her life as she married Larry Chandler and became a mom to Alan,...

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