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Marilyn June Wheatley, 92 Friday, June 17, 1927 – Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Marilyn “June” Wheatley age 92, of Princeton, IN went to her heavenly home, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at her home. She was born on Friday, June 17, 1927 in Vincennes, IN to Herman and Beulah Hawkins Smith, both of whom have preceded.
June is a 1945 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School. On November 10, 1945, in Vincennes, IN she married Leo Sylvester Wheatley and in 1950, moved into the Princeton area. June became involved in the Jolly Pals and the Daughter’s of Isabella circle 157. She was an avid reader and enjoyed dancing, yard sales, Bible studies, and playing Euchre and was an active member of a Bunko Club for many years. She loved keeping up to date on the political affairs of the day. With all of her activities, her love for her family was evident in her life.
June is survived by her husband of over 73 years, Leo Wheatley of Princeton; son, Bruce (Sandra) Wheatley of Princeton, IN; and daughters, Diane (David) Partee of Mt. Carmel, IL, Connie (John) Horrell of Princeton, IN, Jan (Rick) Thompson of Princeton, IN, and Linda (Dennis) Collins of Louisville, KY.
Other survivors include brother, Herman Dale (Rita) Smith and sister, Shirley Ryan both of Vincennes, IN, 10 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, son, Thomas Andrew, brother, Billy Smith, and sisters, Barbara Pyle and Donna Young.
The family has requested that all services be private.
The family has given Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN the honor of being in charge of June’s arrangements. Please lift the family up in your prayers as they endure this period of mourning.

Beth Ann Gibson 62 Thursday, July 5, 1956 – Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Beth Ann Gibson 62, of Princeton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the Gibson General Hospital in Princeton, IN. She was born on Thursday, July 5, 1956 In Princeton, IN to George and June Armstrong Rike, both of whom have preceded. Beth was a 1974 graduate of The Princeton Community High School and a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary # 2714. Shewas and also a member of the Order of The Eastern Star of Princeton. Beth worked at Walter Arnett P.C. as an accounting clerk as well as Onsite Occupational Health and Safety of Princeton. Beth loved reading and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Beth was a lifelong area resident and a member of the New Life Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by her two daughters; Amy (Tyrone) Greene and Amanda Gibson (Fiancé – Thaddeus Young) both of Princeton, IN. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Pat Rike.
Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Gibson Family.
Funeral Services will be held at 6.00 pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton with Pastor Andrew Johnson officiating.
There will be a time of visitation with the family on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 4:00 pm until time of service at 6:00 pm at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information please call 812-385-4334.

Donald L. Fears 76, Princeton, IN Sunday September 6, 1942 – Thursday, March21, 2019


Donald L. Fears, 76, of Princeton, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Pike County, IN on Sunday, September 6, 1942, to William Roy and Phoebe A. White Fears, both of whom have preceded. Donald is a lifelong area resident and was employed as a painter at Siemens Corporation. He was a member the American Legion Post #25 in Princeton.
On August 30, 1975, in Princeton, IN, He married Vicki Gehl, who survives of Princeton.
Other survivors include brother, Bobby Joe (Linda) Fears of Hazleton, sisters in law, Cheri (Steve) Barrix of Princeton and Angie Rapp of Evansville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Ivan, Jesse, Eugene, William and Robert Arthur and sister, Charlotte Fears.
Funeral services will be 2:00pm on Monday, March 25, 2019 with Reverend Father Brian Emmick officiating. Interment will take place in St Joseph Cemetery in Princeton.
Visitation will be Monday, March 25, 2019 from11:00am until time of service at 2:00pm at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN.
Doyle Funeral Home in Princeton, Indiana has the privilege of having charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or Doyle Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Stella Mae DeMoss 75, of Princeton Friday, April 2, 1943 – Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Stella Mae DeMoss 75, of Princeton, IN, passed away on Tuesday February 26, 2019 with her family by her side at her home in Princeton. She was born on Friday, April 2, 1943 in Indianapolis, IN to Jewell B and Leona (White) Woods, both of whom have preceded. Stella was a 1961 graduate of Princeton High School and on June 15, 1962 in Princeton, IN she was married to Duane DeMoss, who survives of Princeton. She worked at DeMoss Rexall Pharmacy and was the former co-owner of the Baby Shop located on the Princeton square. She is a former member of the First United Methodist Church of Princeton. Stella was a member of the Lady Elks, Several Bridge Clubs and the local chapter of the Psi Otes as well as being a member of the Pink Ladies of Gibson General Hospital.
Stella is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Michael Woods.
Survivors include husband, Duane DeMoss of Princeton; son, Jeff (Kelly) DeMoss of Ft. Myers, FL; Daughters, Kathy (Bob) Berry of Owensville, IN and LeAnn (Jeff) Smith of Princeton, IN. Other survivors include grandchildren, Amity (Jordan) DeFelice, Danyelle Miller, Jared Smith, Jessyka Miller and Brooke Berry.
The family would like to offer a special thanks to her caregivers: Julie Lytle, Christy Hull, Jamie Dillon and Ruby Sloan.
Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of having charge of the arrangements.
Per Stella’s request cremation will take place with a private graveside service to take place at a later date.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information please call 812-385-4334.

Donald Ray 82, of Princeton, IN. June 4, 1936 – February 19, 2019

Donald Ray, 82, of Princeton, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Deaconess Midtown Hospital of Evansville. He was born on Thursday, June 4, 1936 In Evansville, IN to Edgar and Albert Hayhurst Ray, both of whom have preceded.
Donald was a U.S. Veteran serving in the United States Army and was very proud of his military service. On December 19, 1991, in Henderson, IN, he Carolyn Burkhart who survives.
Donald drove a truck for the Whirlpool Corporation for many years. He was a lifelong area resident and a member of the American Legion post #25, VFW post #2714 and the Eagles Home of Princeton.
At his request, cremation will take place and a graveside service with internment of ashes to take place at 1:00 p.m. C.S.T. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 with Pastor Gene Burkhart officiating in Bowman Cemetery located in Pike County, IN. The Retired Veterans Group will be providing military honors.
Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of having charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhome.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

Doris McKinney July, 24, 1938 – February 17, 2019

Oakland City, Ind – Doris Valettia (Parke) McKinney, 80, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 17, 2019.
She was born July 24, 1938, in Mackey, to George Winfrey Parke and Dorothy Mildred (Chambers) Parke.
Doris graduated from Spurgeon High School in 1956. She married her high school sweetheart Larry Glenn McKinney. She spent most of her years in piano sales and restoring musical instruments alongside her husband Larry. She loved to praise the Lord through her singing, playing the piano and accordion.
Doris is survived by her children Kevin (Julie) McKinney; Cameron (Gayle) McKinney; Candi (Todd) Bland; brothers and sisters Max & Lucy Parke; Don & Cheryl Parke; Rita Beadles; Terry & Linda (Parke) Liles; Judith (Parke) Gwaltney; Nina (Parke) Boyer; Ron Parke; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Larry Glenn McKinney; parents Winfrey and Dorothy Parke; sister Yvonne Stogsdill; brother Kelly Parke.
Visitation will be held at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St, Princeton, IN on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 5-8 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 22 from 10-11 a.m. with funeral services to follow at 11 am with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. All times are Central Standard Time. Interment will follow at Hights Chapel Cemetery, in Princeton, Indiana. Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

Charles David Ray Sr. 71, Princeton, IN Thursday, March 20, 1947 – Sunday, January 6, 2019

Charles David Ray Sr., 71, of Princeton, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019. He was born in St Louis, MO on Thursday, March 20, 1947, to James Logan Ray Sr. and Ruth Faye Roy Ray, both of whom have preceded. Mr. Ray has been an area resident since 1972 and was an engineer with Norfolk Southern railroad, retiring after 39 years of service. On June 20, 1964, he married Claudia Hornberger who survives of Princeton, IN. David is a Veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife Claudia, Son Charles David Ray Jr. of Princeton, IN; Daughters Cindy Whitehouse and Carla Ray both of Princeton, IN. He is also survived by brothers Jerry (Joyce) Hagene of O’Fallon, IL, and James Logan Ray Jr. of Potosi, MO. Other survivors include 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He is preceded by 2 brothers, Clarence and William.
Per Mr. Ray’s wishes, cremation will take place and there will be a time of visitation with the family on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN 47670 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm with a memorial service to take place at 7:00pm.
Doyle Funeral Home in Princeton, Indiana has the honor of having charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or Doyle Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
For more information, call 812-385-4334.

George Lennis Shoultz 91, Patoka, IN – Wednesday, April 20, 1927 – Wednesday, January 9, 2019

George Lennis Shoultz, 91, of Patoka, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at the Waters of Princeton. He was born in Gibson County, IN on Wednesday, April 20, 1927, to George Lennis and Ila Marie Masters Shoultz, both of whom have preceded. George is a lifelong area resident and self employed general contractor, farmer and school bus driver. George was a long time member of the First General Baptist Church of Princeton. He was a former member of the Columbia F & AM lodge #450 and the Patoka Lions Club.
On May 18, 1945 entered the U.S. Navy serving on the USS Black Hawk in the Asiatic Pacific theater during WW II. On December 22, 1987 in Henderson, KY, he married Lilly K. Dillon who survives of Patoka.
Other survivors include Daughters, Sharon Sadler of Owensboro, KY and Michelle Holder of Evansville, IN and sisters Carol Weist of Princeton and Betty Kendall of Florida, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2:00pm on Sunday, January 13, 2019 with Pastor Brad Keenan officiating. Interment will take place in Mt. Olive cemetery in Mount Olympus.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 13, 2019 from12:00 noon until time of service at 2:00pm at the Funeral Home.
Doyle Funeral Home in Princeton, Indiana has the honor of having charge of the services.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or Doyle Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Thelma Whitehouse 84, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – Thursday December 20, 2018

Thelma Whitehouse 84, of Mechanicsville, VA formerly of Francisco, IN, passed away on Thursday December 20, 2018 in Mechanicsville, VA. She was born on Wednesday, October 17, 1934 in Pike County, IN to Harrison and Oma Loveless White. Thelma was a graduate of Mt. Olympus High School and on September 14, 1957 she was married to Oscar Whitehouse, whom preceded her on December 4, 2013, at the Wheeling United Methodist church. She retired as the Inventory Manager at Sears Roebuck & Company. She loved spending time with her granddaughters, baking, bird watching and gardening and was a long time member of the Wheeling United Methodist Church. Thelma is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Oscar ;brothers Roscoe, Burl, Kenneth, Clarence and Harold White and sisters; Gussie Amos, Olive Wirey, Mary K. Coan and Velma White. She is survived by son, Kevin (Debra) Whitehouse of Mechanicsville VA and granddaughters Erica and Ashley Whitehouse. Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of having charge of the arrangements. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St., Princeton, IN 47670 with internment to take place in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Mt. Olympus, IN with Pastor Mike Ferguson officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Doyle Funeral Home. Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information please call 812-385-4334.

Clarence Max Fauquher 81, Monday, August 30, 1937 – Wednesday, December 19, 2018 of Fort Branch, IN

Clarence Max Fauquher, 81, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, surrounded by his family in the same house he was born in on Monday, August 30, 1937 in Gibson County, IN to Bertis and Dorothy Fauquher, Both of whom have preceded. On September 19, 1958, in Fort Branch IN, he married Sharon Riggs Fauquher who survives.
Clarence worked at Wilbert Vault Company and farmed. He retired from The South Gibson School Corporation after 31 years of service and was of the Baptist faith.
Working had always been his life more so after his father had a stroke and the responsibilities of the farm fell on his shoulders at a young age. He loved working in his yard mowing grass, picking raspberries and growing things and enjoyed tending to his sheep since his active years in 4-H and the FFA.
As any grandfather, he loved spoiling his grandkids.

Clarence is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Paul Ray.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon of 61 years, daughter Anita (Randy) Martin, sons Bruce (Carol) Fauquher, Jeff (Ethel) Fauquher and Dan (Michelle) Fauquher
He is also survived by grandchildren Jessica and Allisa Fauquher, Nick Lacer and 6 other grandchildren as well as 6 great grandchildren.
Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St. in Princeton, IN, has the honor of having charge of the services.

Funeral services will be 12:00 noon on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN 47670 with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating. Internment will take place in Clark Cemetery of Owensville.

Visitation will take place from 10:00 am until time of service at 12:00 noon at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made to Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhome.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.