Obituaries 01/21/21


Reva Fliehman

  Reva Jane (Metcalfe) Fliehman, age 77, of Rising Sun, passed away at 4:12 p.m. on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, at the St. Elizabeth-Dearborn Hospital in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

  Reva entered this life on August 6th, 1943 in Addyston, Ohio. She was the loving daughter of the late, William Thomas Metcalfe and Betty Joe (Miller) Metcalfe Harding. She was raised in Patriot, where she attended Patriot High School.

  Reva was employed as a nurses aid for many nursing homes throughout her life. Reva enjoyed reading and will be deeply missed by her loving family.

  Reva will be missed by her son, Jimmie Hardin, Jr. of Rising Sun; by her daughters: Tonia “Peanut” Savage of Cincinnati, Ohio, Gerrilynn Henderson of Warsaw, Kentucky, and Michelle Riddell of Lexington, Kentucky; by her 14 grandchildren; by her several great-grandchildren; by her brother, James William “Bill” Metcalfe of Florence, Indiana; by her sister, Wanda Rudisell of Cincinnati, Ohio; by her half-brother, Joseph Harding of North Bend, Ohio; by her half-sister, Vickie Henderson of Patriot; and by several nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, William Thomas Metcalfe and Betty Joe (Miller) Metcalfe Harding; by her daughter, Angela “Carol” Hardin; by her brother, Lehman Allen “Pete” Metcalfe; and by her step-father, Joseph Harding.

  Reva’s wishes were for her body to be donated to science and to make a lasting and meaningful contribution to medical science. Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay is assisting the family during this difficult time.

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County, Inc. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Mary Fuller

  Mary R. Fuller, 79, of Anderson, Indiana, passed away on January 12th, 2021.

  She was born on June 2nd, 1941, in Vevay, the daughter of Earl and Florence Baatz. She graduated from Shelbyville High School and also attended Shelbyville Beauty School.

  Mary recently retired from the auction company and enjoyed attending auctions and festivals with her husband. She enjoyed her family especially her grandkids and great grandkids.

  She is loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

  She is survived by her husband, Bill; by her children: Devin (Toni) Kanouse, Lisa (Buddy) Neeb, Kent Kanouse, Kimberly Kanouse, Dennis Fuller (Brian Prevost), Missy (Kenny) Farmer, and Beth (Ken) Williams; by her grandchildren: DeAnn (Bob) Swords, Kyle Kanouse (Emily Smith), Tiffany (Jeff) Haggard, TC Farmer (Jessica Hamilton) and Sarah Williams; and by her great-grandchildren: Roscoe, Hailie, Madisyn, Jaxson, and Elizabeth.

  She is also survived by her sister Martha Davis.

  Mary was preceded in death by her mother, father and brother-in-law Frank Davis.

  The family chose cremation. Indiana Funeral Care is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Jeffrey Hutton

  Jeffrey Lee Hutton, 50, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, January 16th, 2021.

  He was born on March 7th, 1970 in Madison, the son of the late James Hutton and Donna (Robinson) Hutton.

  Jeff was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed boating, gardening and being outdoors. He loved spending time with family and friends. He worked as a Chemical Operator at INEOS.

  He is survived by his loving wife, Lesley Hutton of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; by his mother, Donna Hutton of Lawrenceburg, Indiana; by his two sons: Seth Hutton of Cocoa, Florida and  Cody Havlin of Mason, Ohio; by his sister, Twila Hutton of Frankfort, Kentucky; and by his granddaughter, Alyla Varrato of Cocoa, Florida.

  He was preceded in death by his father, James Hutton; and by his step father, Robert Weber.

  Family and friends were received on Wednesday, January 20th, at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home in Greendale, Indiana.

  Funeral services will be held at Fitch-Denney Funeral Home on Thursday, January 21st, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in the Greendale Cemetery, Greendale, Indiana.

  Contributions may be made to the Lawrenceburg High School Fishing Club or the Aurora Elementary Neediest Kids of All.

  Due to state guidelines with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone who will be in attendance is asked to please remember to follow social distancing guidelines at all times. The wearing of masks or face coverings is required.

Glenn Taylor

  Glenn Eugene Taylor of Switzerland County, passed away on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 in Kokomo, Indiana.

  Glenn was born at home on April 12th, 1925 to Oscar and Elzora (Gerking) Taylor, and was the sixth of seven children. Mr. Taylor’s parents began their family near Dale, Indiana, until they moved to Newton County, Indiana where Mr. Taylor began school in a one room schoolhouse in Lincoln City, Indiana then eventually attended Colfax Township school.

  After grade school, he attended Mt. Ayr High School through the 11th grade until he was called to duty with the U.S. Army in the European Theater. After his discharge in 1946, Mr. Taylor accepted a position at Continental Steel Corporation as a welder for 30 years before retiring — 25 of those years was as a welder leadsman. He also owned and operated Taylor Welding Service in Sharpsville, Indiana. He was a master welder and enjoyed his work.

  During this time, he married Martha Spall in September of 1945 and they had three children.

  After his retirement from the Steel Mill, Mr. Taylor worked as a welder in the welding department at General Motors in Kokomo, Indiana, for 15 years. During this time, and before Mr. Taylor moved, his beloved wife, Martha died in the fall of 1980.

  After retiring from General Motors, he moved and resided the rest of his life in the Switzerland County community.

  Mr. Taylor married Barbara Jean Cobb the winter of 1998, and she went to be with the Lord on May 8th, 2018.

  Glenn enjoyed his mules. He worked them, trail rode and built trail wagons, stagecoaches and farm equipment. He was a legion member for over 60 years and was also a 58 year member of the Murat Temple in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was a past Master of Switzerland County Masonic Lodge #122 F&AM. It was an honor he was very proud of. He loved his affiliation with the Masons. He always said they were men among men.

  Mr. Taylor was of the Methodist faith and he belonged to the Methodist Church of Sharpsville, Indiana.

   Glenn is survived by his children: Beverly Sue Rounds of Sharpsville, Indiana and Barbara Jo Jones and her husband Ron of Kokomo, Indiana; by his stepchildren: Eugene “Budd” Cobb of Helena, Montana, Eddie Cobb of Tamarac, Florida, Earl Cobb of Kokomo, Indiana, Erik Cobb of Greensboro, North Carolina and Shirley Borcher of Polson, Montana; by his daughter-in-law, Judith “Jude” (Mackey) Taylor of near Pleasant, Indiana; by his grandchildren; by his step-grandchildren; by his great grandchildren; by his step great grandchildren; by his sister, Hilda Ruth Yoder of Rensselaer, Indiana; and his several nieces and nephews.

  He was preceded in death by his parents; by his first wife, Martha Spall Taylor; by his second wife, Barbara Jean Cobb Taylor; by his son, Bruce Eugene Taylor; by his two brothers and three sisters; and his by son-in-law, Stephen Rounds.

  Private graveside services will be held in the Sharpsville Cemetery on Thursday, January 21st, at 1 p.m., with full military rites to follow.

   In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland Masonic Lodge #122 F&AM.

   Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, Lincoln Road Chapel, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, Indiana, 46902 is assisting the family during this difficult time.

Evelyn ‘Myra’ White

  Evelyn ‘Myra’ White, 90, of Rising Sun, passed away on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Dearborn, Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

  Myra was born in Ohio County on September 18th, 1930, the daughter of the late Hazel Hayden (Botts) and Myrle Eugene Bunger. She was a graduate of the Rising Sun High School Class of 1948.

  On June 30th, 1951, she married George Richard “Dick” White. Dick and Myra were married for almost 44 years until his passing on June 21st, 1995.

  Myra was an excellent homemaker and seamstress and enjoyed doing puzzles, working in the yard, and tending her flowers. She cared greatly about her family and took joy in babysitting her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

  Above all, the greatest pinnacle in her life was her faith. From an early age, she regularly read her Bible and was a longtime member of the Bethel Unity Baptist Church. She will be greatly missed by her family and her church family.

  Myra is survived by her daughter, Marcia Shaver (Donald) of Rising Sun; by her son, David White, of Cincinnati, Ohio; by her daughter-in-law LuAnn White of Rising Sun; by her sister, Betty Lois Siekman of Frankfort, Indiana; by her grandchildren: Jeremy White of Rising Sun, Angela Bush (Bryan) of Burlington, Kentucky, and Stacie McCarty (Tim) of East Enterprise; by her great grandchildren: Brett, Ashton, and Reagan; as well as many nieces and nephews.

  In addition to her parents and husband, Myra was preceded in death by her son, Myrle R. White, who passed away on December 12th, 2009; by her brother Lawrence Dale Bunger; and by her brother-in-law Roy Siekman.

  Visitation was held on Friday, January 15th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun; with funeral services following the time of visitation, with Reverend Jim Jackson officiating. Internment followed at Rising Sun New Cemetery.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Unity Baptist Church or donor’s choice.