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Joe Earl Reel, 64 of Owensville formerly of Princeton, Saturday, October 13, 1956 – Wednesday, June 9, 2021


Joe Earl Reel, age 64, of Owensville, formerly of Princeton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the Transcendent Healthcare of Owensville, IN. He was born on Saturday, October 13, 1956 in Princeton, IN to Woodrow and Betty Ritchie Reel, both whom precede. He was a 1977 graduate of The Princeton Community High School. He had a love for racing, hunting and Indiana University basketball. Joe worked in the custodial and dietary departments at Gibson General Hospital for 24 years and was a Custodian for the North Gibson School Corporation for 13 years. He was a lifelong Gibson County resident and attended The Bethel Memorial Church of Princeton. On February 7, 1987, in Francisco, IN, he married Lynn Ann Brewer, whom survives of Owensville, IN. Other survivors include 1 son; Jeffrey (Mindi) Reel of Winslow, IN and 1 sister, Mary Ann Lewis of Princeton, IN.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Charlie Reel and 1 sister, Martha Jane.
Doyle Funeral Home has the privilege of serving the Reel family.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN 47670, with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Internment will take place in Albright Cemetery in Mackey.
Visitation will take place on Monday, June 14, 2021from 4:00 pm until 8 pm at Doyle Funeral Home.
Masks are not required but recommended if so desired. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Joanne Davis- Fitch, age 93 of Owensville, IN Friday, July 8, 1927 – Monday. May 31, 2021


Joanne Davis Fitch, age 93, of Owensville, went to her with her heavenly Home 0n Monday, May 31, 2021 at the Transcendent Healthcare located in Owensville, IN.
She was born Friday, July 8, 1927 In Owensville, IN. to Paul and Mary Johnson McLean, both whom have preceded. She was a life long area resident and worked as the book keeper at Davis Lumber Company in Princeton. She was married to her first husband, Ralph J. Davis who has preceded. She attended Blythe Chapel in Owensville, IN.
She leaves behind 3 daughters, Beverly (John) Boss of Princeton, IN, Mary Wallace also of Princeton, IN. and Tambra (Jeff) Middleton of Francisco, IN Other survivors include 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by husbands, Ralph J. Davis and Robert Fitch and by sons, Ralph C. “Butch” Davis and Terry Davis brothers; Billy, Donnie, Mike, Pat, Ralphie and Eddie McLean as well as sisters; June Hoadley, Joy Hunt and Sherry Powell. She is also preceded by great grandson, Kolin Clutter.
Funeral Services will be held at 3:30 pm on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Blythe Chapel Church in Owensville, IN with Pastor Ron Marsh officiating. Internment will take place in Blythe Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3:00 pm until time of service at 3:30 pm,
Family suggest memorials may be made to the Salvation Army Food Bank at 202 S. Gibson St. Princeton, IN 47670 or the Isaiah 117 Project at 117 N Hart St, Princeton, IN 47670. Doyle Funeral Home520 S. Main St of Princeton, IN has the honor of serving the family. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Gwendlyn Kay Canney, 73 of Princeton Friday, October 24, 1947 – Friday, April 23, 2021

Gwendlyn Kay Canney, age 73, of Princeton, IN, passed from this life on Friday, April 23, 2021 at the Linda E White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.
She was born on Friday, October 24, 1947 in Princeton, IN to Roger and Neoma (Coomer) Johnson, both of whom have preceded. On June 2, 2001, in Princeton, IN, she was married to Larry Canney whom preceded 0n December 8, 2020. She was a life long area resident and attended the New Life Church of the Nazarene in Princeton.
She is survived by her son, Larry (Sarah) Turpin of Princeton, IN and daughter. Angie Decker of Owensville, IN, brothers; George Jr (Sheila) Penner of San Diego, CA and Don (Dot) Penner of Lafayette IN, sisters; Velma (Jack) Gilliland of Huntingburg. IN, Sue Penner of Lafayette, IN and Jeanie Seals of Princeton, IN and 6 grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents and 1st husband, Larry Turpin and 2nd husband Larry Canney and sisters: Wanda Penner, Lura-Ann Vann and Virginia.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 11:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM with Elder James Wilkerson Jr. officiating. Internment will take place at Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton.
Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, IN has the honor of serving the Canney family. Please note that social distancing and masks will be recommended. For Information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Lois M. Walker, 79, of Fort Branch, IN. Sunday May 4, 1941 – Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Lois M Walker, age 79, of Fort Branch, IN, passed from this life on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Nursing facility in Oakland City, IN.
She was born on Sunday, May 4,1941 in Princeton, IN to Rolla and Eunice (Atkinson) Holtsclaw, both of whom have preceded. On January 21, 1966, in Princeton, IN, she was married to Charles Walker who survives of Fort Branch, IN. She was a life long area resident and worked at Potter and Brumfield as a key punch operator and then was with the Rosemeyer Agency as an insurance agent.
She is survived by husband, Charles Walker of Ft. Branch, IN, son, Charles Wayne (Rose Marie) Walker of Ft. Branch, IN and daughters: Sheryl Walker and Carolyn Leible both of Ft. Branch, IN. Other survivors include brother, Jack (Thelma) Holtsclaw of Oakland City, IN and 5 grandchildren: Austin Leible of Evansville, IN, Callie Smith and Lexi Walker of Ft. Branch, IN Adriana Walker and Nathaniel Walker also of Ft. Branch, IN.
She is preceded in death by her parents and brother Verl Holtsclaw.

There will be a graveside service at 1:00 pm on Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton, IN with Pastor Corey Atkins officiating.

Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, IN has the honor of serving the Walker family. Please note that social distancing will be observed and masks will be recommended. For Information call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Deven J. Pohl, 20, of Princeton – Tuesday, May 16, 2000 – Tuesday, March 2, 2021


Deven J. Pohl, 20, of Princeton, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 surrounded by his family after a 20 month battle with cancer. He was born on Tuesday, May 16, 2000 to Dan and Amy Pohl of Princeton, IN. He was a lifelong resident of Gibson County and was pursuing an agriculture degree from Vincennes University. Deven was a 2018 graduate of Gibson Southern High School where he was actively involved in the FFA and theater. Deven was also a 10 year 4-H member. He was a quiet fun-loving young man that had a love of the outdoors through hunting (especially waterfowl), kayaking, fishing and ATV riding. He also enjoyed farming and technology. He will always be remembered as a funny, stubborn, adventurous brother, son, and friend. Deven attended Bethel Memorial church of Princeton.
He is survived by his parents, Dan (Amy) Pohl; siblings, Clara, Ezra, and Ashley Pohl all at home; his maternal grandparents, Larry (Kathy)Snyder of Centerville, IN; paternal grandparents, Don (Sharon) Pohl of Fort Branch, IN; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and special friend, Sami Purcell of Haubstadt, IN.

There will be a Celebration of Life Service held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Bethel Memorial Church located at 1520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN 47670 with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. This service will be able to be live streamed by going to http://www.bethelmemorial.org and selecting the link for the Celebration of Life Service for Deven Pohl. In order to accommodate the mandates established by the state government concerning the COVID 19 Virus, social distancing will be observed and masks will be required.

The family suggest memorials be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude PL. Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Doyle Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the Pohl family. Online condolences may be made at https://www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Zachary A. Memmer 32 of Princeton Saturday, September 24, 1988 – Monday, February 22, 2021


Zachary A. Memmer, 32, of Princeton, entered into rest at his residence on Monday, February 22, 2021. He was born on Saturday, September 24, 1988 to Shane Alan and Tamara Kay Memmer. He was a lifelong area resident and a former underground miner with Peabody Coal Company. He enjoyed racing Motocross and ATVs through the AMA as well as spending time with his friends on the square. Survivors include his father, Shane Alan Memmer; his mother and stepfather, Tamara (Roger) Sablone of Princeton; stepfather, Mike McDonald of Newburgh, IN; maternal grandparents, Harold (Peggy) Miller of Clarkridge, AR; and stepmother, Kelly Memmer of FL. Other survivors include son, Kole Memmer of Newburgh, IN; daughter, Kaesyn Memmer of Newburgh, IN; brothers, Hayden McDonald of Pottstown, PA, Trevor Memmer of Princeton, IN, Trent Memmer of Princeton, IN; and step brothers, Ian Sablone of Danville, IL and Tristan Sablone of Oblong, IL.
Doyle Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the family. There will be a visitation for the family only on Saturday, March 6, 2021 from 2:00 pm until the Celebration of Life service which will take place at 4:00 pm. Services will be at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main Street, Princeton, IN 47670 with Pastor Randall Duncan officiating.
In order to accommodate the mandates established by the state government concerning the COVID 19 Virus, social distancing will be observed and masks will be required. Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Charles “Muggs” Frederick 77 of Princeton March 14, 1943 – January 17, 2021

Charles M. “Muggs” Frederick, 77, of Princeton, entered into rest at His residence on Sunday, January 17, 2021. He was born March 14, 1943, in Greencastle, IN to Freeman Harold and Daisy Mae (Woods) Frederick, both of whom have preceded him in death. Muggs worked at CSX as a Bridge Foreman for 13 years. On June 26, 1979 he married Sandra B. Hunley who survives of Princeton, IN. Together they attended the Holiness Tabernacle in Princeton. IN. Survivors include his wife, Sandra of Princeton, IN; 4 sons, Barry (Shari) Almond of Fairview Heights, IL Larry (Connie) Almond of Evansville, IN, Timothy (Sabrina) Frederick of Princeton, IN and Chuck (Jana) Frederick of Princeton, IN; 1daughter, Lana (Larry) Knowles of Mt. Carmel, IL. Other survivors include 3 brothers, Monty (Sheila) Frederick of Princeton, IN, Kevin (Brenda) Frederick of Hazleton, IN and Lynn Frederick of Converse, IN;3 sisters, Katherine (Wayne) Stewart of Lawrenceville, IL, Mabel (Harold) Adkins of Hazleton, IN, Glenda Hope of Hazleton, IN and Diane (Joe) Felushi also of Hazleton, IN. Also surviving are numerous grand and great grand children. He is preceded in death by his parents and 2 daughters, Teresa Culp and Dallas Ducharme; 5 brothers, Eldon, Gene, Ron, Herman and Malvern and 1 sister, Cheryl Terrick.
Doyle Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the Frederick family.
Per Mugg’s wishes cremation will take place with a service to take place at a later date. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Madge Marie Neighbors Fields Ankney 93 of Princeton, Thursday, July 21, 1927 – Sunday, December 6, 2020

Madge Marie Neighbors Fields Ankney 93, Went to be with our Lord on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at the Deaconess Gibson General Hospital located in Princeton, IN. She was born on Thursday, July 21, 1927 in Vincennes, IN to David and Amanda (Lindley) Neighbors, both whom have preceded.
Madge is survived by her children, Shannon Easterling of Vincennes, IN and Tamara Fields of Haubstadt, IN. Other survivors include grandchildren; Richard (Cheri) Easterling of St. Wendel, I.N, Shane (Ruth) of Seattle W.A, Stacey (John) Dallas of Myrtle Beach, S.C, Kimberly (Jeremy) Shaffer of Fort Mill, S.C.Jason Dyke of Ft. Branch, IN and Matthew Easterling of Lafayette, IN. Also surviving are 12 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild.
Madge was an administrative assistant at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes for 20 years.
Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Ankney Family.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, December 18, 2020 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM till time of service at 12:00 noon. Internment will take in St. Wendel Catholic Cemetery in St Wendel, IN.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information please call 812-385-4334. For safety reasons please be mindful of social distancing and masks will be required. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Ray Oliver Falls 90, of Fort Branch, IN Monday, February 10, 1930 -Saturday, November 28, 2020

Ray Oliver Falls, 90 of Fort Branch, entered into rest at the Oasis Nursing Facility on Saturday, November 28, 2020. He was born on Monday, February 10, 1930 in Oatsville, IN to Charles W. and Mary Elizabeth Daughtery Falls, both of whom have preceded.

Ray is a lifetime area resident of Gibson County and spent his first 8 years in a one room schoolhouse in Oatsville, IN, graduating from Mt Olympus high school in 1948 where he was president of his senior class.

Ray was a member of and former elder of the First Presbyterian church in Ft. Branch. Ray was a 50 plus year member of the Ft. Branch Masonic Lodge, 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and Hadi Temple Shrine. He was a member of the Sword of Bunker Hill and the Hillbilly Club and charter member of the Hadi Hospital Staff and former Jester. He was also the Past President of the Gibson County Shrine Club and was a 50 year member of the United Commercial Travelers and a Kentucky Colonial.

Ray served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion Post #0194 and the V.F.W. Post #2714. Ray and was a member of the U.S military Honor Flight in October 2019, also serving on the Ft. Branch Town Council for 3 different 4 year terms and was also a member of the Indiana Professional Licensing Board for 19 years.

Ray worked 32 years in the Emge Packing Company Sales Dept. as a supervisor, sales director and sales manager. He loved golfing and cooking.

On October 10, 1970 in Ft. Branch, IN, he married Elinor R. Woods who survives of Evansville, IN. Other survivors include son, Alan R. (Candace) Falls of Owensville, IN; daughters, Shirley L (Bruce) Foster of Haubstadt, IN, Teresa L. (Rick) Barron of Princeton, IN and Pamela S. (Mark) Williams of Patoka, IN; 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Richard Falls and Billie D. Falls and sister, Lucille Christmas.

Doyle Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the Falls family.

Visitation per request will be private family only.

Graveside service will be at 10:00 A.M. C.S.T. on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Atkinson Cemetery in Oatsville, IN. with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating, Retired Veterans group will be providing military honors. We will be gathering at Doyle Funeral Home before traveling to the graveside.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to the Hadi Hospital Transportation Fund at 6 Walnut St. Evansville, IN 47715 (must be marked for Transportation Fund) or Gideons International at The Gideons International P.O. Box 511, Princeton, IN 47670-0511

For safety reasons please be mindful of social distancing and masks will be required per IN State Mandate For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Ronald Francis Wray, age 73, of Princeton. Wednesday, July 9, 1947 – Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Ronald Francis Wray, 73 of Princeton, entered into rest at his residence on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. He was born on Wednesday, July 9, 1947 in Phoenix, AZ to Frank and Margie Drehoble Wray, both of whom have preceded.
Ronald is a resident of Princeton since 1972.and is a veteran of the US Marine Corps serving from August of 1967 until August 0f 1973. On December 27, 1971 in Carfu, NY, he married Mary Elizabeth Shisler who survives of Princeton, IN. Mr. Wray worked for many years as a self employed fruit salesperson and was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Other survivors include: 1 Son, Thomas Ryan Wray of Springfield, IL, 1 daughter, Ellen Anne (Benjamin) Wilkinson of Indianapolis, IN & 1 grand daughter; Bailey.
He is preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother, Richard Willis Wray.
Doyle Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the Wray family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church at 410 S. Race St, Princeton, IN 47670
Per Mr. Wray’s request cremation will take place with a memorial service to take place at a later date.
For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.