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Michael W. Brown, 57, of Princeton, IN, Monday, January 6, 1964 – Saturday, November 27, 2021

Michael W. Brown, age 57, of Princeton, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at his residence. Michael was born on Monday, January 6, 1964 in Princeton, IN to William H. and Linda Phillips Brown, also of Princeton, both of whom survive. Michael is a 1982 graduate of Princeton Community High School. He held numerous jobs during his lifetime from bagging groceries at Gaston’s IGA in Princeton and bussing tables at the Red Geranium Restaurant to being a press operator at Midstates Rubber Company.

Survivors include Michael’s parents, both of Princeton, IN; one sister, Lisa A. (Steve) Miles, of Francisco, IN; one brother, Jeffrey D. Brown, of Ft. Branch, IN; nieces and nephews, Brittney Powell, Travis (Kailee) Ridgely, Amber (Blake) Miller, Shawn Seifers, Kaitlyn Brown, and Kaden Miles; great nieces and nephews, Serenity Ridgely, Aria Ridgely, Linkin Ridgely, Adlee Miller, and Brantley Miller; aunts and uncles, Esther Livermore, Bob Emge, Wilma (Bill) Young, and James (Charlene) Brown; and several cousins.

Michael is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Vaughn M (Lorella) M. Loveless Dike; his paternal grandparents, Harold D. (Beulah R.) Satterfield Brown; and his aunts and uncles, Donald (Kenelee) Brown, Frances Emge, Jerry Livermore, Dennis (Kathy) Brown, Debbie (Chapman) Brown and Gary L. Phillips.

There will be a graveside service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at the Fairview Church cemetery in Princeton, Indiana with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main Street, Princeton, IN 47670 has the honor of serving Michael’s family. For more information, please call Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334. Condolences may also be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.

Daniel Lee Whitten, 61, of Princeton. Sunday, April 17, 1960 – Thursday, October 21, 2021

Daniel Lee Whitten, age 61, of Princeton, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. Daniel was born on Sunday, April 17, 1960 in Kingsville, TX to James and Nancy Nichols Whitten. He is a 37 year local area resident and former inspector at Vuteq Manufacturing in Princeton. Daniel was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints In Evansville, IN. In Princeton, IN on August 15, 1981, Daniel married Jennifer Banyai Whitten of Princeton, who survives.
Other survivors include his mother, Nancy Whitten, of Princeton, IN; six daughters: Diana (Alan) Jenson of Liberty, MO, Amanda (Jared) Lee of Salem, IL, Dawn (Chris) Meyer of Fouts Mill, SC, Samantha (Ryan) Anderson of Ft. Branch, IN, Michelle (Mike) Jones of Carmi, IL, and Danielle (Chad) Luff of Ft. Branch, IN; one son, Naithan (Jessica) McKinney of Rexburg, ID ; one brother, James Rory, Jr. of Princeton, IN; and 15 grandchildren.
As Daniel requested, cremation will take place and a visitation with the family will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main Street, Princeton, IN 47670 from 10 AM until Daniel’s Memorial service at 12 Noon. The service will be officiated by First Counselor Ashton Patrick. For more information, please call Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334. Condolences may also be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.

Lanita Morrow, 58, of Princeton, IN Tuesday, January 15, 1963 – Saturday, October 2, 2021


Lanita Morrow, 58, of Princeton, IN passed away at home Saturday, October 2, 2021. Lanita was born Tuesday, January 15, 1963 in Vincennes, IN to Jim and Laveda (Belcher) Boner, both of whom have preceded. She has been a lifelong area resident and was a 1981 graduate of Princeton Community High School. Lanita was a stay at home mom and a former member of the Republican Ladies Club. She enjoyed loving on her grandchildren and was a member of Bethel Memorial Church in Princeton.
On February 28, 1987, she married Jim Morrow of Princeton, IN, who survives her. Survivors also include son Kyle Morrow of Princeton, IN; daughters Kendall (Tayler) Young and Olivia Morrow, both of Princeton, IN; brothers James Michael Boner II of Princeton, IN, and Matthew Edward Boner (Brian Scudder) of Cincinnati, OH; and sister, Teresa Boner-Lewis of Princeton, IN. Other survivors include grandchildren Curtis Potts, Caidence Morrow and Jensen Young.
Funeral services will take place at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Bethel Memorial Church, located at 1520 S. Main Street, Princeton, IN 47670, with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Internment will take place in the IOOF Cemetery in Hazleton, IN.
Visitation for Lanita will also take place at Bethel Memorial Church on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. until 8: 00 P.M.
Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, IN has the honor of serving the Morrow family. Condolences may be shared online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.
Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic, we will be observing social distancing; masks are recommended, but not required. For information, call 812-385-4334.

Theressa Miskell, 74. of Princeton, IN. Friday, March 28, 1947 – Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Theressa “Terry” Miskell, 74, of Princeton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at her home in Princeton. She was born in Princeton on Friday, March 28,1947 to Ernest “Bud” and Hazel Jean Montgomery Miskell, both whom have preceded. For years, she worked in the housekeeping department at the former Gibson General Hospital, also in Princeton.
Terry attended the old Bethel Memorial Church when it was located on Pinkney Street.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Todd Moore of Rock Falls, IL and Troy Dean (Tammy) Moore Hall of Washington, IN; two daughters, Tracy Lynn (Monroe) of Decker, IN and Stephanie (Eric) Grimes of Princeton, IN; her brother, Mark Allen Osborne of Winslow, IN; three sisters, Deanna Jo (Steve) McNeece of Ft. Pierce, FL, Pamela Elaine (Chuck) Bell of Melborne, FL, Denise Underhill of KY; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Jamie, brother, Steve, and her sister, Karen.
Per Terry’s wishes, cremation took place and no services will be held.
Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, IN has the honor of serving the Miskell family. For information, call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home’s Facebook page.

Bonnie Laurene Riley, 59 of Princeton, IN. Friday, September29, 1961 – Sunday, August 15, 2021


Bonnie Laurene Riley, 59, Of Princeton Passed Away Peacefully At I. U. Medical Center, Indianapolis On Sunday, August 15, 2021. She Was Born In Providence, Rhode Island On September 29, 1961 To Dorothy (Heaton) & Roger T. Hyneman. She Previously Lived In Titusville, Florida Before Moving to Princeton In 1976. Bonnie Loved All Animals, But Especially Cats. She Was Preceded In Death By Her Parents And Sisters Karen M. Hyneman & Donna J. Hyneman. She Is Survived By Daughter Kristina (Riley) Hammer, Son Joshua Riley, Brothers Charles R. Hyneman (Kansas City, Missouri) Roger T. Hyneman Jr. (Salisbury, Maryland), Grandchildren Shaylen, Sydney, McKenna, & Cailym Riley, Aiden & Riley Hammer, And Special Friend Phil Snyder. There Will Be A Celebration Of Life For Bonnie At The Princeton Eagles Aerie #361, 301 North Hart Street, From 4:00 P.M. To 7:00 P.M. On Saturday, September 25, 2021. All Friends And Anyone Who Bonnie’s Life Has Touched Are Welcome.

Jerry Robert Sullivan,78 of Petersburg, IN. Sunday, August 1, 1943 -Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Jerry Robert Sullivan, 78, of Petersburg, IN, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Golden Living Center located in Petersburg, IN. He was born in rural Pike County, IN on Sunday, August 1, 1943 to Robert Arthur and Blanche White Sullivan, both of whom precede. Jerry was a lifelong Pike County resident. He started out farming alongside his dad, Robert, and brother, Steve. He retired after 29 years as an Operating Engineer out of Local 181 in Evansville, IN. After retiring, Jerry went on to do odd jobs around the Petersburg area with concrete work. He attended the Petersburg Church of God.

Jerry is survived by 3 sons, Todd Sullivan of Petersburg, IN; Scott (Becky) Sullivan, also of Petersburg, IN; and Jay (Tina) Sullivan of Lynnville, IN; and 2 sisters, Faith Livermore of Princeton, IN, and Phyllis Gootee of Indianapolis, IN. Other survivors include 7 grandchildren: Dean, Taryn, Charlee, Gracee, Lillee, Cameron and Hunter, along with 3 great grandchildren: Wade Sullivan and Addilyn and Wrenley Willis. Jerry is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Steven Arthur Sullivan.

Funeral Services will be at 12:00 noon (CST) on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main Street in Princeton, IN 47670 with John B. Davidson officiating.
Visitation will be on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 10:00 am (CST) until time of service at noon. Internment will take place in Shiloh Cemetery in rural Hazleton.
Condolences may be left online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the Doyle Funeral Home Facebook page. For more information, please call 812-385-4334
Due to the current Covid19 status, masks are recommended, but not required.

Dianna Sue Wethington 74, of Princeton. Friday, January 10, 1947 – Monday, September 6, 2021


Dianna Sue Wethington, age 74, of Princeton, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021 at home, surrounded by her family. She was born on Friday, January 10, 1947 in Princeton, IN to Verley and Pauline (Jones) Todd, both of whom have preceded. On July 6. 1962 In Earlington, KY, she married James Allen Wethington who precedes. She was a Gibson County resident for over 50 years and retired from DeBord’s Greenhouse in Princeton after 20 years of service.
She is survived by two sons, James Eugene and Joseph Allen Wethington, both of Princeton, IN; three daughters, Loretta Wethington and Charlene (John) White of Princeton, IN, and Maria Odesta Jankowski of Kewanna, IN; and one brother, Robert (Wanda) Todd, of Hanford, CA. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James Allen Wethington, her brothers; Clifton, Wayne, Lorenzo and Donnie Todd, and her sister, Mary Ann Patterson.
Per Dianna’s wishes, cremation will take place followed by a private service at a later date.
Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St, Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the Wethington family. Condolences may be made online at the Doyle Funeral Home Facebook page or at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net. For more information, please call Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334

Lois J. Hart 89, of Princeton. Thursday, March 10, 1932 – Saturday, July 24, 2021


Lois J. Hart, 89, of Princeton, IN passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at the Deaconess Gateway hospital located in Newburgh, IN. Mrs. Hart was born on Thursday, March 10, 1932 in Princeton, IN to Jerald and Mildred Dossett Bowman, both of whom have preceded. She has been a lifelong area resident. Mrs. Hart was employed with the Owensville Co-op and was also self employed cleaning homes for individuals. She enjoyed dancing and country music and attended the Oasis Assembly of God Church in Princeton.
On July 21, 2016, in Princeton, IN, she married Philip Hart who survives of Princeton. Other survivors include sons; Roy (Ann) Morrow of Princeton, IN, Mike (Sue) Morrow of Princeton, IN, Kevin Morrow also of Princeton, IN, brothers; Johnny (Peggy) Bowman of Evansville, IN, Charles (Becky) Bowman of Mt. Vernon, IN, Eddie (Janice) Bowman and sister, Deanna (Larry) Bright
Other survivors include numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren & great – great grandchildren.

Mrs. Hart is preceded in death by her parents. son, James Morrow and daughter, Brenda Pugh.
Per Mrs. Hart’s wishes, cremation will take place with a visitation with the family to take place On Saturday, July 31 2021 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St, Princeton, IN 47670. Online condolences can be left at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

Betty Lou (Davis) Leathers, 90, of Princeton, In Wednesday, June 24, 1931 – Sunday, July 11, 2021


Betty Lou (Davis) Leathers

Betty L. (Davis) Leathers, 90, of Princeton, IN closed her eyes to this world and opened them in Heaven to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at her daughter’s home in Moultrie, GA. She was born in Marcus, IA on Wednesday, June 24, 1931 to Jollie David Davis and Lena May (Holmes) Davis. Betty graduated from Patoka High School in 1949 and fondly referred to her class as “The 49ers”.

Before retiring, Betty was a cook at the former Holiday Manor Nursing Home in Princeton. She was an avid supporter of her children, never missing an event they were involved in, including Little League, art classes, and piano lessons. She was a Band Mom for the PCHS Marching Tigers and Winter Guard and later a Band Grandma supporting her granddaughter. One of Betty’s favorite things to do was to bake cookies and give them away as an extension of her love, especially to family, friends, and band kids.

Betty L. Leathers had a strong faith in Jesus Christ and loved to listen to her Bible and old hymns on CD. She was a member of the Oak Grove General Baptist Church in Oakland City, IN. for over 50 yrs and taught Sunday School to children in grades Kindergarten – 2nd grade for many years.

She is survived by her children, Debbie (Kevin) Mason of Ft. Branch, IN, Sheryl (widow of Tim) Meyer of Princeton, IN, DeNeice (Fred) Smith of Moultrie, GA, and Don Leathers of Thief River Falls, MN; Brother, Boyd (Karen) Davis of Carmel, IN; Grandchildren, Raychel (Jason) Adams, Emilee Cunningham (Bryan Smith), Kayla (Joey) Wells, Amanda Smith, Austin Smith (Cierra Glover), and Sarah Meyer; 11 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Charlotte (Davis) Summers; two brothers, Delbert Davis and Vernon Davis; son-in-law, Tim Meyer; and grandson, Mike Cunningham.

Per Mrs. Leather’s request cremation took place in Georgia.
Celebration of life services will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Oak Grove Baptist Church located at 805 W. Morton St, Oakland City, IN 47660.

Visitation with the family will take place at 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:00 A.M. Private Interment of cremains will take place at a later date.
Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Leathers family. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334. Condolences may be left on the funeral Home Facebook page or at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net.

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.